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Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 191,855
Posted By theshnizzle
Hit reply before I could add.....good luck!!:clap

Hit reply before I could add.....good luck!!:clap
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 882
Views: 191,855
Posted By theshnizzle
Didn't you try to learn some Spanish before you...

Didn't you try to learn some Spanish before you left? I spent all winter trying to learn some Spanish before I left on my solo mexico ride and even though it was faaaaaar from perfect, at least I...
Forum: Americas 12-21-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 703
Posted By theshnizzle
Where is the best locale to start the Pacific Coast hwy?

So, it's time to start thinking about where I am going to go sspring/summer 2015. I haven't been to California so I figured I would ride there. If I wanted to get the "California riding experience,...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-17-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 899
Views: 45,258
Posted By theshnizzle
I have camped in many a unsuitable and unpleasant...

I have camped in many a unsuitable and unpleasant area during my moto tours, who doesn't prefer to camp in a area with at least some trees. A tree.....Also, my concern was echoed by another inmate,...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-15-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 45,258
Posted By theshnizzle
I'm wondering when the question about the $15.00...

I'm wondering when the question about the $15.00 fee will be answered......

Honestly, I am not loving the gravel /grass / no trees parking lot to be used for camping. I'm not sure I understood Don...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By theshnizzle
Thanks for that info Dave. I called this am and...

Thanks for that info Dave. I called this am and got a RM A number. The first thing she asked was if I had gone back to the store where I purchased the outfit and talked to them and if they had...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By theshnizzle
Where do I send my gore-tex suit?

I would like to send in my KLIM misano suit in for waterproofing issues.....As ...it isn't. Do I send the suit to the "gore-tex " company or to KLIM itself? I will be shipping from Canada and it...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-03-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 899
Views: 45,258
Posted By theshnizzle
I have a lot of pages to read and catch up on, I...

I have a lot of pages to read and catch up on, I have NO IDEA what's going on. But whatever it is, I'm in!!

Has anybody read the write up on the rally published in Inside Motorcycle magazine? I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By theshnizzle
Can't find product on HB site. Touratech racks...

Can't find product on HB site. Touratech racks will only take zega pro bags but at least I guess it shows that the frame CAN apparently handle a heavier load......
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By theshnizzle
Would like to be able to mount givi bags.....

Would like to be able to mount givi bags.....
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By theshnizzle
triumph street triple r ...delicate subframe for luggage?

OK, so.....i have my 2012 stipple that I want to put luggage on for touring. Now, I have heard from a few people that the subframe of the triple isn't robust enough to be able to carry a hard bag...
Forum: EMEA 11-19-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By theshnizzle
250!!!. Goodness!!! I like the whole watching...

250!!!. Goodness!!! I like the whole watching with binoculars things, sounds very European thriller movies-ish. The bf is paying the ticket,btw... Ummm.....so Richard.....have you been able to get...
Forum: EMEA 11-12-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 931
Posted By theshnizzle
6 weeks later a speeding ticket arrives from CHO

So the ticket arrived the other day,dated Sept. 15. It was for speeding on the sustenpass. ....wait for it.....it was for 4 kilometers over the limit. 35 . Question, does anyone know if the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,899
Posted By theshnizzle
So.....I ended up buying the 2012 street triple...

So.....I ended up buying the 2012 street triple R. In the process of setting it up for touring. I have all winter for that project. Not sure what the end result is going to be.
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By theshnizzle
Explain to me about kriega bags...am I not getting it?

OK. ...so.....bought my 2012 street tripe r...:clap. Now I am a long time committed tourer. I started back in the day with soft bags flopping on my CBR and then soft bags flopping on the busa. Then...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,274
Posted By theshnizzle
I bought the white and grey and I get many, many...

I bought the white and grey and I get many, many compliments on it.:clap
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,020
Posted By theshnizzle
I see the cold weather down south isn't giving...

I see the cold weather down south isn't giving YOU the shrinky dink !!!!!:D
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,020
Posted By theshnizzle
I forgot to add a little smiley face to temper my...

I forgot to add a little smiley face to temper my attitude.....:D
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,020
Posted By theshnizzle
Get with the program,says "no crotch rockets"....

Get with the program,says "no crotch rockets". Right there,in the original post.

Hope you find something but you really have to let go of the " must be able to flat foot " a bike.
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,020
Posted By theshnizzle
You asked for experienced advice and that's...

You asked for experienced advice and that's exactly what I am giving you.

Ride safe.......shnizzle
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,020
Posted By theshnizzle
If you think my post was a flame, you haven't...

If you think my post was a flame, you haven't spent enough time in the basement. :evil

You wanted some input and since I am in exactly the same situation as your wife, with my height and leg...
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 13,020
Posted By theshnizzle
What was the point of posting the nude pic? ...

What was the point of posting the nude pic?

I am 5"2 with a maybe 29 " inseam. All my bikes have to be lowered. From a CBR 600 to 3 hayabusas. Also a bmw f650gs. I have just picked up a 2012...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,665
Posted By theshnizzle
Thanks for the support!!:clap

Thanks for the support!!:clap
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,156
Posted By theshnizzle
I know. This has veered off topic more than the...

I know. This has veered off topic more than the kill boy thread!
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,156
Posted By theshnizzle
Since we are talking about wagons, I may as well...

Since we are talking about wagons, I may as well post up the pic of my OTHER car.....:clap

http://i1008.photobucket.com/albums/af208/hairyeyeball/Mobile%20Uploads/20131020_155850.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,156
Posted By theshnizzle
I love the bid. I need to do that to get a...

I love the bid. I need to do that to get a parking spot at my local Costco...lol
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,156
Posted By theshnizzle
Sleeper car...it already has the LT1 engine...

Sleeper car...it already has the LT1 engine stuffed under the hood. Its my second estate wagon. I sold the first to help fund my motorcycle trip to Alaska a couple years ago. Of all the stuff I sold...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,156
Posted By theshnizzle
I LOVE :norton my car! The bike came with the...

I LOVE :norton my car! The bike came with the genuine fly screen grab handle and for a wee bit extra I bought his triumph arrow pipes as well. Oh, its a 2012 with 5000 kilometers on it.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,156
Posted By theshnizzle
pics of my new bike!!! woo-hoo!

After much research, reading reviews, and a test ride, I finally decided on a bike. I was all excited to buy a kawi ER6N, as that is what I had ridden in Europe and loved it. Only to find out of was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,020
Posted By theshnizzle
Here is a fun new twist...the 2012 triumph street...

Here is a fun new twist...the 2012 triumph street triple R I am looking at will be...411 a year.

So let's review....ER6N. ..625.......street triple R......411.....per year. :huh
Forum: Canada 10-26-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By theshnizzle
I live more towards oshawa area. Does the saaq...

I live more towards oshawa area. Does the saaq provide a used vehicle package like in ontario? Did you pay tax in quebec on the bike AND again in ontario? Or does that apply only when buying from a...
Forum: Canada 10-25-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By theshnizzle
Arghhh......I forgot to mention they will be...

Arghhh......I forgot to mention they will be bought privately. No dealers.
Forum: Canada 10-25-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,105
Posted By theshnizzle
need info on buying a bike in quebec...yes...i searched

I have searched and searched. I have gathered lots of different answers from different sites. But, I don't think I have found the answer I am looking for.

I am this close to purchasing a bike in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,899
Posted By theshnizzle
When I took the 2014 demo out, I was expecting...

When I took the 2014 demo out, I was expecting something quite different that what I rode. How?

I was expecting a real handful of a bike with rock hard suspension. Instead I found myself on a very...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,899
Posted By theshnizzle
:norton Oh,sweet jezuzz, yes please! It...

:norton
Oh,sweet jezuzz, yes please! It complete ly does not fit my long distance sport touring profile but , like I am drawn like a moth to a flame.

I also test rode a 2009 Yamaha fz6. Typical...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,899
Posted By theshnizzle
I did. Today. The R version. I had more fun in 35...

I did. Today. The R version. I had more fun in 35 mins than I have had all year. :clap :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,899
Posted By theshnizzle
Folks...i am 5'3 with like a 29 inseam. ...at...

Folks...i am 5'3 with like a 29 inseam. ...at best....:deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,899
Posted By theshnizzle
Lots of interesting replies. I did read through...

Lots of interesting replies. I did read through the ...bikes you thought you would like....thread. I will have to revisit from the start again. I don't remember it being a gs that started it.

I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,899
Posted By theshnizzle
Also, I am glad to hear I am not the only one who...

Also, I am glad to hear I am not the only one who feels that way about the GS. Nobody ever says anything bad about them. I feel like an anomoly.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,899
Posted By theshnizzle
LOL. Its true! I prolly won't be able to replace...

LOL. Its true! I prolly won't be able to replace it for the price I paid, and its so damn practical that I am beyond conflicted. Maybe, like the above poster, I should be happy,or content, with it...
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