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Forum: Equipment 05-26-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 400
Posted By Free Radical
Hi viz clothing accessories?

Looking for ideas to accessorize my jacket with hi-viz straps / tape / patches ... anything to gain visibility without spending the big bucks for a new jacket.

Ideas appreciated!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-05-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 118,831
Posted By Free Radical
Sunny (of Oklahoma BMW fame)

Sunny (or Sonny ?) just let me know he's quitting his daytime job in a month. He has been working on the side on BMW motorbikes at his home in Edmond.

He's been servicing my bikes for the past 3...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-02-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 118,831
Posted By Free Radical
Count me IN. Not today, though. :rofl

Count me IN. Not today, though.
:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2,969
Views: 290,467
Posted By Free Radical
Just catching up on your ride report. Such a...

Just catching up on your ride report. Such a love of humanity shows through your narrative and photos. THANK YOU for your continued efforts. THEY ARE APPRECIATED!
Forum: Americas 01-16-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By Free Radical
Thanks again, guys. You're getting me EXCITED! ...

Thanks again, guys. You're getting me EXCITED!

Thanks for the input on taking the RT. I'm glad to hear you recommend it - it's the bike I'd prefer to take assuming it would be PRUdent to do so!...
Forum: Americas 01-13-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By Free Radical
Thanks for the helpful tips, Long Donger and...

Thanks for the helpful tips, Long Donger and Gharnden. Really appreciate them and the enthusiasm!
Forum: Americas 01-12-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By Free Radical
Thanks, Sleddog. That's exactly what I was...

Thanks, Sleddog. That's exactly what I was looking for. I appreciate it!

Jim
Forum: Americas 01-12-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By Free Radical
Alaska Hwy east to ~Watson Lake, then south on...

Alaska Hwy east to ~Watson Lake, then south on the Cassiar.
Forum: Americas 01-11-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 636
Posted By Free Radical
Haines to Pr George Road / Lodging

Would appreciate any advice on the following between Haines and Prince George:

1. Is any significant stretch of road not hard packed? I need to decide between riding my R1100RT and F650GS.

2....
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,275
Posted By Free Radical
Thanks for pointing this out. I just checked...

Thanks for pointing this out. I just checked with Woody's, and their process WILL NOT work on the stock rims. Something about the fact that they have the beads, but there's also a ridge in the rim...
Forum: Thumpers 01-10-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,275
Posted By Free Radical
Thanks, Ogre! I just sent a PM to the seller. ...

Thanks, Ogre! I just sent a PM to the seller.

Fyi, Bob's BMW was VERY helpful in this venture. He recommended Woody's, a company in Colorado, that treats the rims and replaces the spokes for...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,275
Posted By Free Radical
I'm not familiar with tubliss. It's a product to...

I'm not familiar with tubliss. It's a product to install on existing rims, using existing tires, no tubes?
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,275
Posted By Free Radical
Hey, Ogre. Would you mind posting the source for...

Hey, Ogre. Would you mind posting the source for the wheels and what you paid?

Thanks everybody for all the comments!
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,275
Posted By Free Radical
Anyone ever switched out spoke wheels to cast

Something about a vision of sitting on the side of the road trying like hell to change a tube on my 2006 f650gs gives me anxiety.

So the question: is it feasible or even possible to change from...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2,969
Views: 290,467
Posted By Free Radical
There's just WAY too much to like in this report,...

There's just WAY too much to like in this report, guys. Loving it.
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2,969
Views: 290,467
Posted By Free Radical
James and Colleen, your report grabbed me...

James and Colleen, your report grabbed me immediately and it's become one of my favorites. As others have indicated, your style is comfortable, with just the right mix of narrative and imagery.
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 16,233
Posted By Free Radical
Great report. Looks cold. ...

Great report.


Looks cold.





:vardy
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,865
Posted By Free Radical
Thank you! Very nice report. Your...

Thank you!

Very nice report. Your narrative is a perfect complement to the beautiful pictures.
Forum: Latin America 06-19-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By Free Radical
Thanks for the link, Icerider. I have some bike...

Thanks for the link, Icerider. I have some bike shopping to do!
Forum: Latin America 06-18-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By Free Radical
Thanks, Vladtux! This helps a lot. Based on...

Thanks, Vladtux! This helps a lot.

Based on this and other collective wisdom, I think I'll "put in" at Santiago, ride down to Ushuaia, up to Montevideo and over to Salta Argentina prior to...
Forum: Latin America 06-17-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,108
Posted By Free Radical
Is Chile the place to buy in the South Cone?

I've read here and there that buying a bike in Chile is relatively easy and economical. Can anyone confirm this, specifically as it relates to ....

ease of title transfer
ability to take out of...
Forum: Americas 06-16-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 369
Posted By Free Radical
Buying a bike in Chile

I've read here and there that buying a bike in Chile is relatively easy and economical. Can anyone confirm this, specifically as it relates to ....

ease of title transfer
ability to take out of...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-10-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,937
Posted By Free Radical
Thanks to the organizers and staff for all the...

Thanks to the organizers and staff for all the hard work that resulted in a great rally.

Very well organized and run, and the location was outstanding.

GREAT JOB EVERYBODY!!!
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,340
Posted By Free Radical
Really enjoying your reports. Love the editing...

Really enjoying your reports. Love the editing and the mix of still, video, and audio.
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,301
Posted By Free Radical
Used them on a 7-day trip two years ago AND

my ass started screaming at me 4 days in. Promptly sold them afterwards. 170 lbs.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-04-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 118,831
Posted By Free Radical
[QUOTE=mars;21328378]todays burger day story, I...

[QUOTE=mars;21328378]todays burger day story, I went rogue with this one.

THAT .... was .... er .... well done.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-18-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 118,831
Posted By Free Radical
Slap

Put me down as an absolute, definite, lead-pipe cinch MAYBE. I'll firm up plans a week in advance.

If I go, wouldn't mind tagging along with another. Will be riding the 06 f650gs on its maiden...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,150
Posted By Free Radical
I'm liking this! Looking forward to more!

I'm liking this! Looking forward to more!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-29-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 118,831
Posted By Free Radical
Sounds like a plan. I'm also game to go...

Sounds like a plan.

I'm also game to go back to Old Germany. Nice place and a nice ride there.

Regardless of where, looking forward to seeing you and other local riders again.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-29-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 118,831
Posted By Free Radical
We were 6 souls when I left. Can't vouch for...

We were 6 souls when I left. Can't vouch for afterwards. A good time was had!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-29-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 118,831
Posted By Free Radical
It was good to see everybody. Good beer, good...

It was good to see everybody. Good beer, good company, good place.

BUT, since you have better beer, next meeting at your place?:1drink
Forum: Vendors 03-29-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,847
Posted By Free Radical
Thanks LeDakaR! for a great deal with excellent service!

Just received the Wolfman sideracks for my f650gs that I ordered from you!

Thanks for great deal (discount and free freight) AND the excellent communication.

We will be doing business again!...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-27-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 118,831
Posted By Free Radical
Howzabout arrive between 6:30 and 7:00?

Howzabout arrive between 6:30 and 7:00?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-22-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 118,831
Posted By Free Radical
Wednesday and Thursday next week look best...

Wednesday and Thursday next week look best weather-wise.

Mmmmmmm. Beeeeer.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-21-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 118,831
Posted By Free Radical
Nice ride report, Mars. Looks like you had ideal...

Nice ride report, Mars. Looks like you had ideal camping weather.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-21-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 118,831
Posted By Free Radical
I could be seriously down with that.....breakfast...

I could be seriously down with that.....breakfast Saturday a.m. in OKC.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-20-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 118,831
Posted By Free Radical
Hey Dadayama -- Time for an evening meet and greet?

Fewer and fewer bad weather excuses coming up. It's SPRING!!!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-15-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 118,831
Posted By Free Radical
From Our Brethren in NE Oklahoma!

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Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,206,635
Posted By Free Radical
Hey Juan Quijote -- I'm sure you've made a...

Hey Juan Quijote -- I'm sure you've made a comment about apparel, that I'm equally sure my age-related memory lapses have annoyingly discarded.

Could you give a BRIEF review of your riding gear?...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,753
Posted By Free Radical
Send a PM to him here on advrider for more info. ...

Send a PM to him here on advrider for more info. All the best!
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