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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-10-2011, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2,120
Views: 589,120
Posted By okbob51
Corky's BBQ, Memphis, TN ...

Corky's BBQ, Memphis, TN

http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa147/okbob51/IMG_0591.jpg
Forum: Americas 05-21-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 598
Posted By okbob51
Clearwater, FL resorts/eats?

My wife and I will be in the Tampa/Clearwater/Sarasota area over the Memorial Day long weekend. Any suggestions on resorts that are on the beach and have some character? Also, good or quirky...
Forum: Thumpers 05-03-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 939
Posted By okbob51
As mentioned earlier: Overall the DR is built...

As mentioned earlier: Overall the DR is built better and lighter. With the KLR you should open it right away and do the doohickey mod. The DR runs much better after shimming the carb needle.
KLR...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-06-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,170
Posted By okbob51
Probably the best photo op in Fargo is the...

Probably the best photo op in Fargo is the beautifully restored Fargo Theatre in the downtown area. Ya, then.
Forum: Americas 08-20-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,142
Posted By okbob51
Check out this link... It might be just what...

Check out this link...
It might be just what you are looking for:

http://www.narrowgauge.org/4x4/html/4X4.html

Bob
Forum: Americas 08-19-2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By okbob51
I'm from your neighbor to the east...ND... and I...

I'm from your neighbor to the east...ND... and I think it does sound crazy. It could easily be -10 to -20 in February. The wind chill may be -50. Maybe you should trailer your bike to Texas and...
Forum: Americas 08-17-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,045
Posted By okbob51
Williston to Belfield and Belfield on to...

Williston to Belfield and Belfield on to Spearfish on US 85 is an unusual length of the National Grasslands. It was the buffalo commons and is beautiful in it's own way. The only trees are along...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,657
Posted By okbob51
IMHO changing colors or decals on a bike this old...

IMHO changing colors or decals on a bike this old is a financial mistake. Changing colors and decals will transform it into a mutt. Leave it original, it is just moving into it's cool years now. ...
Forum: Americas 08-07-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,107
Posted By okbob51
I was just in Bald-i-mer on a baseball trip. We...

I was just in Bald-i-mer on a baseball trip. We ate crab cakes at an excellent seafood restaurant....Phillips. It is on end of the Harborplace but, is a little spendy. Good thing is they also have...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-29-2008, 05:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,112
Posted By okbob51
I also went with the Kolpin Jr. (I found the...

I also went with the Kolpin Jr. (I found the white water ones for $10 and plan to paint them red).
http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa147/okbob51/IMG_0226.jpg

The flat bracket on the top box...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-25-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 835,576
Posted By okbob51
Here is my Kawasaki Voyager in the Northern...

Here is my Kawasaki Voyager in the Northern California Redwoods Nat'l. Park. I had ALL the camping gear on this one. About 5000 miles in 12 days.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-25-2008, 09:49 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 835,576
Posted By okbob51
here's my dr on a trip to Denver...2000...

here's my dr on a trip to Denver...2000 miles....1 week

http://i200.photobucket.com/albums/aa147/okbob51/IMG_0226.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 997
Posted By okbob51
Just walk away Renee....don't let it follow you...

Just walk away Renee....don't let it follow you back home. :rofl :rofl :rofl .

You've got to ask yourself if you want to ride or wrench?
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,321
Posted By okbob51
Thumb Good report and pics. Being from ND, I been to...

Good report and pics. Being from ND, I been to several of the spot you rode thru....you just can't mistake those upper midwest towns/cafes/hardware stores.....not to mention the walleye fries. ...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2008, 09:32 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,598
Posted By okbob51
Highwayman, I'm really enjoying your ripe...

Highwayman,

I'm really enjoying your ripe report and pics. I was planning on riding with your group but, 2 winter storms (and yet another today) in North Dakota prevented me from getting on the...
Forum: Americas 04-07-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,983
Posted By okbob51
Something you MIGHT want to look out for is...

Something you MIGHT want to look out for is lodging in Wyoming. The oil boom in Wyoming last summer had motel rooms full for miles around. Oil field workers were commuting to motels as far as 100...
Forum: Americas 03-14-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,825
Posted By okbob51
Mike, I MIGHT be joining your ride....if things...

Mike,
I MIGHT be joining your ride....if things work out right. I'm from North Dakota so I'd have an adventure just getting to Presidio. I'd be riding a Suzuki 650 DR....I think one of the other...
Forum: Americas 03-10-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,079
Posted By okbob51
+1 on the Avalanche Lake hike. Because of the...

+1 on the Avalanche Lake hike. Because of the climb you even get a little workout on the way up....not too strenuous....just enough to earn your supper.
Forum: Americas 03-07-2008, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,854
Posted By okbob51
It was -17 in Fargo last night.....3/7/08. The...

It was -17 in Fargo last night.....3/7/08. The wind chill was -30.
Forum: Americas 03-05-2008, 12:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,368
Posted By okbob51
I think I saw a post in this forum that stated...

I think I saw a post in this forum that stated the Going to the Sun Road" is now closed to all vehicles except the National Park buses. You might want to do a little research if that is important to...
Forum: Americas 02-23-2008, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,034
Posted By okbob51
US Highway 2 across North Dakota and the eastern...

US Highway 2 across North Dakota and the eastern 2/3rds of Montana are grasslands and rolling prairie for 500-600 miles (conservatively). It can get monotonous....some would say boring. The scenery...
Forum: Americas 02-21-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,235
Posted By okbob51
Do the math....it is roughly 3000 miles from...

Do the math....it is roughly 3000 miles from coast to coast. If you travel 500 miles per day it will take you 6 days of riding each way. 2 weeks is pushing it......IMO you are going to be toast...
Forum: Americas 02-20-2008, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,438
Posted By okbob51
Yup....the Black Canyon is a groove!

Yup....the Black Canyon is a groove!
Forum: Americas 02-10-2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 819
Posted By okbob51
Mexican Insurance?

My first trip into Mexico on a bike will be to Copper Canyon for 5-7 days. I understand I must buy Mexican insurance before entering Mexico. Where do I find an insurance agent? What is the cost? ...
Forum: Americas 01-30-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By okbob51
add some character to your journey.....go vintage

add some character to your journey.....go vintage
Forum: Americas 01-30-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,012
Posted By okbob51
The big issue at Glacier is when Going to the Sun...

The big issue at Glacier is when Going to the Sun Road opens. During some years it opens in early June and other in years snow, avalanches, construction, etc. postpone the opening until late June and...
Forum: Americas 01-20-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,584
Posted By okbob51
Very, very unlikely! Don't worry about it. ...

Very, very unlikely! Don't worry about it. Lagging behind RV's will be your biggest problem.
Forum: Americas 01-17-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,825
Posted By okbob51
Highwayman, check your pm Bob

Highwayman,

check your pm

Bob
Forum: Americas 01-16-2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,049
Posted By okbob51
rhjiii46, please check your private...

rhjiii46,

please check your private messages. I got some question about your mexican ride.

Bob
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 104,495
Posted By okbob51
Great report Jamie....while camping didn't you...

Great report Jamie....while camping didn't you ever worry about the banditos?
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2007, 03:10 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 151,655
Posted By okbob51
In the summer months I use the plastic from a...

In the summer months I use the plastic from a welder's mask. I bought it at Harbor Freight for $5. It doesn't fit the headlight shroud perfectly but it is good enough. It is approximately twelve...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,107
Posted By okbob51
Huge frickin mistake! Your too old, short, and...

Huge frickin mistake! Your too old, short, and fat to have any fun. You can deliver the 640 to me while I'm still 55, 5' 10' ,30 inseam and 240 lbs. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2007, 10:29 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 37,992
Posted By okbob51
Good on ya! for starting the sub-thread. The...

Good on ya! for starting the sub-thread. The other had become unmanagable.
Forum: Vendors 10-11-2007, 01:31 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 46,779
Posted By okbob51
Sweet engine guards.....makes me want to go buy a...

Sweet engine guards.....makes me want to go buy a welder and pipe bender but, I'm better off buying a set from you. If you price em out I'd be very interested.

Bob
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2007, 09:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,117
Posted By okbob51
I strap on 1 gallon plastic gas jug from...

I strap on 1 gallon plastic gas jug from Wal-mart. It costs about $2.44. I find that I rarely use or need it.
Forum: Thumpers 09-22-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,541
Posted By okbob51
When I made the same decision I rode the DR, DRZ...

When I made the same decision I rode the DR, DRZ and the L. For me it wasn't even close.....the DR was more comfortable, smoother and let me touch both feet on the ground with tippy toeing. The L...
Forum: Face plant 06-28-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,092
Posted By okbob51
Bill, That deer collision really...

Bill,

That deer collision really sucks!.....and it looks like you'll be spending your summer recovering....that also sucks!

In 2004 I was in a rear-end collision (cage) near Riverton, Wy. ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,135
Posted By okbob51
price is the object. i might be in too.

price is the object. i might be in too.
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,637
Posted By okbob51
I just had my 1st service (reluctantly) at 600...

I just had my 1st service (reluctantly) at 600 miles.....the values were within tolerances.....$88 down the drain. The only consolation is I have the documented service in case I need warranty work...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 11,967
Posted By okbob51
If you want a low cost, high reliability, 45+...

If you want a low cost, high reliability, 45+ mpg, not so hard on tires, cruise controlled, am/fm radio, huge storage with excellent comfort and good power......buy the Voyager. These bikes often go...
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