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Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 330
Posted By schmidtle
Smitty Gone Rideabout

I'm currently doing a very slow - next 5 years or so - ride around the world.
My beautiful wife - who doesn't ride - is traveling into countries ahead of me, and finding work to support us. Then I...
Forum: Europe 03-11-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 476
Posted By schmidtle
Horizons Unlimited Ireland

Hey everyone,

Starting in June, I'll be doing a multi-year ride around this beautiful rock. Along the way, I'll be attending the Horizons Unlimited meeting in Enniskillen, Ireland, and also...
Forum: Hacks 09-24-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,497
Posted By schmidtle
KLR650 or Older BMW with Sidecar Wanted

I'm interested in a KLR or older BMW with a sidecar. If anyone has one for sale, or knows of one for sale, please let me know

Thanks,
"Smitty"
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,595
Posted By schmidtle
Stic

Since it looks like you've had these tires on your bike for a year now, and may even have gone through a set, can you answer a few questions for me?

How do they do on loose rocky trails off road?...
Forum: Hacks 06-20-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 15,039
Posted By schmidtle
Beezer, Is this the "frame only" that is...

Beezer,

Is this the "frame only" that is sold by Dauntless?

"Smitty"
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-19-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 970
Views: 146,611
Posted By schmidtle
Smitty

Hi Tyson, I just wanted the thank you for stopping and offering to help last Saturday on Nacimiento Road in Big Sur. I got everything back together and hoped to catch up with you on Carmel Valley...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,164
Posted By schmidtle
Fuel Starvation

Any new progress on this? I have the same problem with my 2008.
Note: I've converted to gravity feed
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 1,716,031
Posted By schmidtle
If anyone can do it on a Harley, you can Doug. ...

If anyone can do it on a Harley, you can Doug.
Looking forward to following your progress.

Smitty
Forum: Asia Pacific 04-27-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 636
Posted By schmidtle
India Motorcycle Rental

I'm looking for a reliable company to rent a motorcycle in India. Does anyone have experience with a company that they could recommend?
Forum: Canada 03-21-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,938
Posted By schmidtle
Try asking this question over at klr650.net....

Try asking this question over at klr650.net. There is a wealth of information there.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-17-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3,996
Views: 171,242
Posted By schmidtle
I wish you were doing this when I live in NC...

I wish you were doing this when I live in NC (Waxhaw). Currently live in Carmel, CA.

Smitty
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-12-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,947
Posted By schmidtle
I don't think I've ever heard a better...

I don't think I've ever heard a better description of an adventure! That's pure poetry, Arte.
Forum: Americas 11-11-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,800
Posted By schmidtle
I haven't ridden the Dalton, but I rode the...

I haven't ridden the Dalton, but I rode the Dempster last year. I couldn't do both, so I had to choose between the two. I was swayed to ride the Dempster after a conversation with a couple who live...
Forum: Americas 11-11-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,805
Posted By schmidtle
Copper Canyon

Heading for Mexico on December 2. Will be crossing the border at Douglas, AZ/Agua Prieta, Mexico on December 4. I'll head down to Creel, then the Copper Canyon. I plan to ride from Batopilas to Choix...
Forum: Americas 11-08-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,264
Posted By schmidtle
Thanks Tricepilot. I'm not stressing, I've...

Thanks Tricepilot.

I'm not stressing, I've done hundreds (literally) of border crossings over the past 40+ years. I don't know the guys who may be traveling with me. They'te talking about getting...
Forum: Americas 11-05-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,264
Posted By schmidtle
You're probably correct. Especially since I'm...

You're probably correct. Especially since I'm crossing at Agua Prieta.

The problem is that I may be crossing with 3 other guys who have already done this online. If so, they may not want to hang...
Forum: Americas 11-04-2010, 10:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,264
Posted By schmidtle
I'm grasping at straws here BUT... I'm...

I'm grasping at straws here BUT...

I'm having problems with the Banjercito online application. The problem is, it is not accepting my address. I keep geeting the message: Check address, PO box is...
Forum: Americas 10-17-2010, 02:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 475
Posted By schmidtle
Copper Canyon November/December

I'm heading for the Copper Canyon sometime around the end of November to the beginning of December. I'll be gone 2-3 weeks. I'm planning on riding through the CC and also riding the Devil's Backbone....
Forum: Trip Planning 10-08-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 13,125
Posted By schmidtle
Subscribed...:ear

Subscribed...:ear
Forum: Trip Planning 10-01-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,427
Posted By schmidtle
I couldn't agree more!

I couldn't agree more!
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 117,719
Posted By schmidtle
Hey Dave, It was great riding with you at...

Hey Dave,

It was great riding with you at the HU meeting. I'm really looking forward to reading your report.

I'll let you know how my trip through the Copper Canyon goes...

Smitty
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-11-2010, 08:21 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,639
Posted By schmidtle
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_SxxEl0FeSDE/TIY-McELSpI/AAAA...

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"Give me a woman who loves beer, and I'll conquer the world."
Kaiser Wilhelm

:freaky
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,255
Posted By schmidtle
I just bought an Apache/ATuffy 3-man instant...

I just bought an Apache/ATuffy 3-man instant tent. I love this tent. The first time AI tried setting it up, it took only 33 seconds. My only regret is that I bought the 3-man. A 2-man would have been...
Forum: Regional forums 08-27-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,945
Posted By schmidtle
My pleasure, it was great meeting you Michael. ...

My pleasure, it was great meeting you Michael.

Smitty
Forum: Regional forums 08-24-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,945
Posted By schmidtle
Hallo Stefan, Es hat mich gefreut euch...

Hallo Stefan,

Es hat mich gefreut euch koennenzulernen. Bleibt sicher bis naechtest Jahr!

Smitty
Forum: Regional forums 08-23-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,945
Posted By schmidtle
I had a great time at the Petrolia HU meeting,...

I had a great time at the Petrolia HU meeting, and will definitely be going back next year. I met some really nice people, ate some great food and rode some outstanding roads. But the highlight for...
Forum: EMEA 08-13-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,694
Posted By schmidtle
AceJones and MichaelJ, what you are hearing from...

AceJones and MichaelJ, what you are hearing from Wildman is the European perception of our country (I assume he is in England). There are many factors that cause them to have this perception - I...
Forum: Regional forums 08-11-2010, 06:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,945
Posted By schmidtle
I spoke with him at Overland Expo in Amado, AZ a...

I spoke with him at Overland Expo in Amado, AZ a couple months ago about the Petrolia HU meeting. He thought it was in September - it didn't sound like he would make it. But we can hope...
Forum: Regional forums 08-10-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,945
Posted By schmidtle
Yes, the Dempster Hwy. to Inuvik is featured in...

Yes, the Dempster Hwy. to Inuvik is featured in my presentation. I've given this presentation several times and I prefer audience questions/participitation - as opposed to me just standing there...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-07-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 3,695
Views: 813,728
Posted By schmidtle
The Cassiar Hwy, BC, Canada

Cassiar last year.
Forum: Regional forums 08-07-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,945
Posted By schmidtle
I might be interested. I've got a small...

I might be interested. I've got a small presentation to give, but Grant hasn't given me a time slot yet. I'm hoping to be there late Wednesday night, or early Thursday.

Smitty
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 18,155
Posted By schmidtle
I just bought an ATuffy 3-man, ALX Instant Tent....

I just bought an ATuffy 3-man, ALX Instant Tent. I'm expecting it the end of next week.

I did lot of research before setteling on this tent. I wanted a tent that was roomy, not too heavy, airy,...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-03-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,784
Posted By schmidtle
I used to do system integration and traveled for...

I used to do system integration and traveled for years throughout the U.S. with my bike and laptop - lucky guy, eh. I carried my laptop in a standard computer bag in my saddle bags. I never had a...
Forum: Regional forums 08-01-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,945
Posted By schmidtle
Hello Carla, I was in India several years...

Hello Carla,

I was in India several years ago, and would like to have rented a bike. But I was working and didn't have the time. I'd like to go back some day and rent an Enfield and ride the...
Forum: Latin America 07-24-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,843
Posted By schmidtle
Hi guys, I know that this posting goes back...

Hi guys,

I know that this posting goes back a few years, but I'm hoping everyone associated with it is still around and can answer a question for me.

I have a map of Mexico from Mapas...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2010, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5,979
Views: 2,377,936
Posted By schmidtle
Inuvik Trip 2009

Everything but the kitchen sink...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-19-2010, 06:55 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 138,219
Posted By schmidtle
( "Grass don't grow on a playground"!)

"Grass don't grow on a playground"!

Damn, you sound like fun, Twisty Sister!
Forum: Americas 05-30-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,403
Posted By schmidtle
Copper Canyon in October

Hey Strom King,

Are you still planning a trip to the Copper Canyon in October 2010?

Smitty
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-28-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By schmidtle
2010 SoCal TT

I did the 2010 SoCal TT this past weekend and had a blast. I'll definetly be doing it next year.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-14-2010, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By schmidtle
SoCall TT

I'll be there too. I'm riding an 08 KLR650. A friend invited me and Tad approved the KLR - also not vintage, but definitely not new technology. Anyway, I hope to see you there.

Look for a green...
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