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Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2013, 10:18 PM
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So I picked up my C14 in Georgia and rode it home...

So I picked up my C14 in Georgia and rode it home with my wife. The trip was a blast and I finally got a chance to snap some pics of the bike. I love the bike, but it's been lowered. I *really* need...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,181
So, we got back this last Sunday after riding...

So, we got back this last Sunday after riding from GA to CA. We did about 3k miles and spent 3 days in Arizona and 3 in Texas with one night in Mississippi due to storms. MY wife had some issues in...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,181
I'm having issues uploading the photos, so here's...

I'm having issues uploading the photos, so here's a teaser until I can get that sorted.
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Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,181
I'm working on uploading some pics now. We had...

I'm working on uploading some pics now. We had some issues in Texas, Mrs. PamB got a bit of heat-stroke. She didn't bother to tell me she was on antibiotics and shouldn't be in sunlight. It was touch...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,181
Just a quick update for tonight, don't worry...

Just a quick update for tonight, don't worry there are pics!

We're in Greenville Texas right now, we made almost 400 miles today. It was seriously warm, I was almost wishing for rain. I've been in...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,181
Holed up in Brandond Mississippi

Jesus you FF's are needy!

The reunion went really well, unfortunately I didn't grab a ton of pics because I was to busy stuffing my face full of crab and crawfish. Here are some pics of my uncle's...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,181
We went SLO> LA>Chicago> Atlanta. I'm in the van...

We went SLO> LA>Chicago> Atlanta. I'm in the van with my parents as I type this. We have a family reunion today and we should get on the road tomorrow morning.
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,181
We got into town around 9:30 this morning. We had...

We got into town around 9:30 this morning. We had 3 flight transfers with about 6 hours of layovers. We took a red eye to maximize my vacation time and save money. When we got into town Teresa was...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,181
Look what we found in LAX! ...

Look what we found in LAX!

http://i1048.photobucket.com/albums/s374/Poniesatemybagel/20130606_191957_zps4cfd9951.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,181
We're on our way! Just got through airport...

We're on our way! Just got through airport security.

Here is my lovely wife Teresa:
http://i1048.photobucket.com/albums/s374/Poniesatemybagel/20130606_163101_zps0a8f9500.jpg

This is what we...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,181
I forgot to mention this in the giant wall of...

I forgot to mention this in the giant wall of text that is the OP. This isn't meant to be political, just some more facts.:lol3

My wife was born and raised in CA. For all intents and purposes she...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,181
We repacked again last night. I did away with the...

We repacked again last night. I did away with the duffle bag and decided to bring my trusty backpack. I'm a bit concerned it's not going to survive the trip, but it really just needs to make it to...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,181
I believe both my Grandpa and my great uncle will...

I believe both my Grandpa and my great uncle will be riding Harleys. As much as we like to make fun of them, modern Harleys can be nice for cruising. I know they took a trip up to Canada last year...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,181
the packing blues

Ok, so we packed our stuff last night and it was a total disaster. The plan was originally to half fill a duffle bag and fully fill a small backpack while stuffing the helmets in their carry bags. We...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,181
I'm running around like a chicken with my head...

I'm running around like a chicken with my head cut off trying to get ready. Have some sexy pics!

My wife Teresa modelling her new gear:...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,181
The 2013 Hold my beer and watch this tour

I've been holding off on starting this thread, but our departure date is rapidly approaching and I think it’s time. There’s a lot of back story involved, if you’d rather listen to it than read it...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,147
Views: 336,479
I'll be back around the 20th of June, any weekend...

I'll be back around the 20th of June, any weekend after that I'd be down to ride for sure. Lots of great roads in my area, you can even crash in my shop if you want. I've hosted a few ADV guys, but I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,147
Views: 336,479
If you make it down to the central coast (San...

If you make it down to the central coast (San Luis Obispo County) hit me up and we'll go for a ride. You could even crash for a night if you wanted to and don't mind sleeping in the garage. There's a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,147
Views: 336,479
Just a heads up, The AST (advanced sport touring)...

Just a heads up, The AST (advanced sport touring) backrest I ordered attaches to their rear luggage rack. It doesn't work without modification on the OEM rack. I'm going to return it and get a corbin...
Forum: The Garage 05-15-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,962
Yeah, I'm working on it. I'ts tough though, I'm...

Yeah, I'm working on it. I'ts tough though, I'm working a full time job right now as well as prepping for a cross-country trip. There just aren't enough hours in the day to do everything I need to do.
Forum: The Garage 05-15-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,962
This stuff kind of concerns me. I know very...

This stuff kind of concerns me. I know very little about the business side of things. I'm good with doing the work, but I've never dealt with all the other things. I'm planning on starting pretty...
Forum: Americas 05-14-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
We pulled out the Atlas last night and I think...

We pulled out the Atlas last night and I think we're going to mix and match the roads a bit. We'll probably do around 1k miles on the interstate, but we'll do around 1500 on back roads. We all really...
Forum: Americas 05-14-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Very valid points. I'm more for doing the...

Very valid points. I'm more for doing the backroads, mostly because interstate sucks and is mind numbingly boring.

We've got Sena SMH10's, I'm trying to talk my Grandpa into getting one as well.
Forum: Americas 05-13-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Cross country advice - Freeway or backroads?

I have a big trip coming up in June. I'll be flying to GA from CA and riding back across the states 2 up with my wife. My Grandpa and uncle will also be joining us on their bikes. Our original plan...
Forum: The Garage 05-09-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,962
I'm trying to find a trailer so that I can haul...

I'm trying to find a trailer so that I can haul bikes a bit easier than loading them in my rangers bed. I'm looking at this one from HF if I can't find a used one.
...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,962
Off topic: My wife and I met online and it was...

Off topic:
My wife and I met online and it was about 4 years before we ever met in person. About 3 months after that she left her home in CA and moved to GA to be with me. It was a lot for her to go...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,962
I do use tie downs on it, but trying to break a...

I do use tie downs on it, but trying to break a rear axle nut loose I just about flipped it over jack & all. I don't think the lift being in the way will be an issue. All our garage is used for is...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,962
Good advice! I've already got a large old-school...

Good advice! I've already got a large old-school vice, you can't call it a shop without one!

I'm on the fence about air tools. I am living in a residential area, I've got a small portable that I...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,962
I actually have one of these already. My big...

I actually have one of these already. My big concern is that they aren't always stable when you're wrenching on a bike. I've almost knocked a few off of mine trying to break bolts that were torqued...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,962
I'm looking at rolling shelves so I can line 4 up...

I'm looking at rolling shelves so I can line 4 up in tight quarters and pull them out as needed to access parts. Space will be limited and I think that will make the best use of it.

Good advice on...
Forum: The Garage 05-08-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,962
Setting up a small repair/chop shop need tool advice.

My wife and I are looking at turning my hobby into some extra cash. I've been buying and repairing/parting out bikes for awhile. I usually only do 1 or 2 a year at the most. She's really into working...
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,147
Views: 336,479
I'll probably sell the stock to you, not sure...

I'll probably sell the stock to you, not sure what they go for. We did put a Corbin on it, it already showed up at my Grandpa's place and he installed. He says it's really nice.

Here's the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 540,397
What year is your VFR? I've got a stock 6th gen...

What year is your VFR? I've got a stock 6th gen seat for sale.
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,147
Views: 336,479
This one is used and has about 3k on it, so it...

This one is used and has about 3k on it, so it should be somewhat broken in. We'll have a day to ride around on it and try it out. If I don't like it I should be able to resell it for around what I...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2,147
Views: 336,479
42 days until my trip. I've spent more money...

42 days until my trip. I've spent more money farkling this bike than almost any other and I haven't even sat on it yet. I did end up buying a Corbin seat, got it for $350 shipped. I got a backrest...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 20,665
He contacted me April 8th from San Francisco. He...

He contacted me April 8th from San Francisco. He was having problems with his laptop.
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3,102
Views: 540,397
Do the 4th and 6th gen VFR's share levers? If so...

Do the 4th and 6th gen VFR's share levers? If so I could probably hook you up.
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,147
Views: 336,479
If you guys want some more info about this trip,...

If you guys want some more info about this trip, check out the wheelnerds podcast episode 81. I wrote them a letter about my upcoming trip and they read it on the air. It's in the last 10 minutes of...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 46,892
My '03 R1 was a beast, but compared to a 2010 R1...

My '03 R1 was a beast, but compared to a 2010 R1 I got the chance to ride for about a week it was tame. Don't get me wrong, it had the power to do ungodly things. It was just so much easier to go...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2,147
Views: 336,479
The seat will be the only thing on it, I'll...

The seat will be the only thing on it, I'll advise my wife not to lean back to hard. She asked about grab rails, can she hold the pannier handles while we're moving to stretch her arms/shoulders or...
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