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Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-07-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 19,951
Posted By bamarider
Noob to the fray.....

I've been on the sidelines for a long time, mostly due to being out of country. I now find myself in a similar situation with the OP.

I have an iPhone 5S, Zumo 550, and SRC system. Goals are...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-31-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5,029
Views: 1,892,879
Posted By bamarider
Along the Transalpina...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1,586
Views: 281,421
Posted By bamarider
Velcro Collar...

I had the same complaint on my collar. I have found that ensuring that the snap in the center is actually snapped lines things up so that it is not an issue. It's a bit fiddley solution to remember...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 23,800
Posted By bamarider

Gotta love this place.. Great theme for the ride, and the photo's back it up with excellence.

Thanks for taking us along.. :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,730
Posted By bamarider
Knox K-Pack

Looks like the original has been upgraded to this...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,730
Posted By bamarider

This is specifically designed for bikers.. doesn't have alot of inside room for use as a carry-on for long trips. It's more for day trip bike rides, and storying your stuff while you are off the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 22,015
Posted By bamarider
Great start.. Looking forward to the rest!!!

Great start.. Looking forward to the rest!!!
Forum: Racing 01-20-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 272,879
Posted By bamarider
Grit & Determination

Found as the definition of both "Grit" & "Determination"

Forum: Racing 01-20-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 272,879
Posted By bamarider
Well said Drif... :clap:clap:clap

Well said Drif... :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Racing 01-12-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 272,879
Posted By bamarider
"Successfull Stage"

"Successfull Stage" Understatement of the race!!!

MAD NAV skillz!!
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,045
Posted By bamarider

I've used the Roadcrafter alot in the southeast US. It is not best suited for that environment. I picked up the Badlands this year.. I did 700+ miles across Kansas & Missouri in June, with the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2012, 05:51 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 45,089
Posted By bamarider
Another Follower

Great report!!! Enjoyed the visit last week, and look forward to the rest of the report.

Best of luck on the Cannonball Run...

Forum: Equipment 07-09-2012, 07:19 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 20,179
Posted By bamarider
Hydration, outside & inside

Just did a couple of days of 600+ miles in the +100 degrees. Klim Badlands jacket & Klim Traverse pants. Every stop was drink one bottle of water and pour another over my head & shirt. Made it...
Forum: Racing 07-07-2012, 12:08 AM
Replies: 1,704
Views: 267,995
Posted By bamarider
Most Excellent

The book was waiting for me when I got back from my vacation. Have read up to the beginning of the race... Most excellent read!!!! :clap

Ted, Thanks for such insight to the event..
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-28-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 32,487
Posted By bamarider
Hwy 31...

Do you know how much of the current HWY 31 is overbuilt on the old L&N RR?

This kind of reports are what make this place so AWESOME!!! :clap

Forum: Racing 01-15-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 750,061
Posted By bamarider
Neduro succeeds in dakar!!!


Ned's SUPPORT of Friends, ADVer's, and FAMDURO:D, has made the last 2 weeks of following the DAKAR the best yet....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-12-2011, 02:13 AM
Replies: 28,166
Views: 5,664,548
Posted By bamarider
Postie Forever!!!!

Nothing will ever beat the might Postie... I'm just a bit biased as it was my first bike!! I hope to one day have fleet of them for woods exploring for the more two wheeled challenged among...
Forum: Vendors 09-03-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 17,187
Posted By bamarider

Order ID #225...

Great Magazine!!!
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2011, 01:47 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,794,294
Posted By bamarider
Very late to the Party

Doug, Unbelievable trip prep with the XLGS and with the trip. Just found this and had to jump to the end to see where you are. I will be spending time that should be spent on something more...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-22-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,640
Posted By bamarider
Alabama in March

Mar 9th -12th at D&H Cycle, Cullman Alabama.

A few ADV folks have ordered from them... Good folks!!
Forum: Racing 12-23-2010, 06:47 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,639
Posted By bamarider
Tag along....

Been following the build up to this years Dakar and just found out about one in my own back yard!!! Cool....

I am considering following the rally as well... Would be great to catch up with...
Forum: Racing 12-21-2010, 03:05 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 64,631
Posted By bamarider
Go Simon Go!!!

Got to meet Simon at the OFF Road course a few years ago.. Most excellent guy. Best of luck in your endeavor.. The privateer effort is amazing, but no support is unbelievable...

We'll be...
Forum: Racing 11-28-2010, 02:09 AM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 353,913
Posted By bamarider
Dakar Dazed...

Piglet sure does look Dakar Dazed.. :clap

Go Jmo... Go!!!
Forum: Europe 10-02-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 458
Posted By bamarider
Moto Balkans Cooltour

Hey Inmates,

I don't post much, really not at all.

Anyway today I was just out for a little ride in Southern Kosovo, stretching the legs of my XTZ750 and met up with a female rider from...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-09-2010, 05:19 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 72,701
Posted By bamarider
First New Vehicle

Been lookin' at this for a while. I have been playin' with an '89 S10 here in the Balkans and was impressed with it. So when it became available stateside and the best price found was only 50 miles...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-09-2010, 04:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,950
Posted By bamarider
Most Excellent.....

Something to read for the next 9 Months....:deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,412
Posted By bamarider
Try one only one eye...

No joke. 10-15 seconds before entering the tunnel, close on eye. Then open it upon entering the tunnel. It is weird, but the closed eye adjusted to the sudden darkness and picks up the limited...
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,910
Posted By bamarider
Happy Dance ..


Took some time to get the right part number for the CS Nut (90179-18020). Then to measure it to find the right die to chase the thread... and find it on-line.

Got it in the mail...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 822
Posted By bamarider

I enjoyed the video alot.. spent some time there back in the 80's and my favorite pastime was traveling the back roads near Banbury, Bicester, & Brackley..

Thanks for posting the videos...
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2010, 12:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,910
Posted By bamarider
The great hope...

I hope that is all it takes to resolve this....

Thanks to all that have responded.. Getting things done here is tricky at times...

Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,000
Posted By bamarider
Trolling or Opportunity...

The OP might of been a troll, but I am loving this thread.. It has proven to be an excellent opportunity for folks to provide testimonials of places they have taken the big GS and thoughts on why......
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,910
Posted By bamarider

I was successful in using a grinder to cut the nut off the shaft..:clap

That sounds strange... anyway..

The nut was totally stripped. The shaft looks to my untrained eye as maybe...
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2010, 05:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,910
Posted By bamarider
What I thought...

Thanks Showkey...

that was my thought too.... I may order a sidewinder TI sprocket (lifetime warranty) and do the welding option as a last resort.

Any idea on issues with cutting off the...
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2010, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,910
Posted By bamarider
Pissed Stripped CS sprocket nut

Found that someone at sometime in the past a previous owner/mechanic stripped the CS sprocket nut on an '89 Yamaha XTZ 750. There is significant play between the nut and the sprocket, gives me the...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-06-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,800
Posted By bamarider

But I have to say I am in the jealous/hate debate group.....:lol3

That was my first bike when stationed in the PI as a young airman..

Have fun with it, and dibs if you ever tire of it..:deal
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2010, 02:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,480
Posted By bamarider
Safe Trip

Hey Nik,

Great looking bike.:clap

Alot different than the XTZ:rofl

Have a safe trip back home. It's been a enjoyable hangin' with ya...

Forum: Europe 11-05-2009, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 515
Posted By bamarider

Tim, check your pm...

Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,251
Posted By bamarider
Additional Lever Trick

Picked up another lever trick from the BMW Off Road folks, wrap your bars with teflon tape under your lever clamps. Once the levers are tightened, it will allow it to rotate if hit sharply. It also...
Forum: Europe 02-24-2009, 02:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By bamarider
On the list..

Robbie, That sounds pretty good. I'll coordinate more as the date gets closer.

Forum: Europe 02-19-2009, 04:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By bamarider
Wales Options

Hey All, I am going to attend the BMW Off Road course in May:clap. I am sort a few things out about the trip.:deal

The course dates 25-27 May. I am entertaining the idea of staying on a day or...
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