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Forum: Ride reports Today, 10:05 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,716
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Day 3: UB to, aw crap, UB again...

I woke briefly at 0330 to hear Veronica stumbling in after her girl's nite. I drifted back to sleep for a couple of hours. I made my way to the kitchen of the Oasis and started the coffee. After a...
Forum: Vendors Today, 08:54 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 61,591
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Good luck Klinquist! Post pics if you can, I'm...

Good luck Klinquist! Post pics if you can, I'm curious about the vulnerability of that area of the Tiger.

JG
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4,074
Views: 504,428
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Bummer man... I'm 6'4" and I think that...

Bummer man...

I'm 6'4" and I think that this seat is about the best stock seat I have had on a bike. Good luck with finding something that works for you.

JG
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,716
Posted By live2ridetahoe
I accidentally moved some of the photos in...

I accidentally moved some of the photos in Photobucket. I'll fix the dead photos when I get home from work.

Edit: Fixed.

Tahoe
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,716
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Awesome! Looking forward to it. Hey, I lost...

Awesome! Looking forward to it. Hey, I lost your email. Please email it to me. Looking forward to catching up on this side of the pond.

Tahoe
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,716
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Day 2: Getting out of UB... almost. UB to UB.

Tungaa was picking me up around 10:00 to go and get my bike at Cheke Tours. I repacked all of my gear and headed downstairs for my breakfast.

...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,716
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Hey FP! Checked your Spot and it looks like you...

Hey FP! Checked your Spot and it looks like you were back in UB yesterday. Hope the trip went well.

Tahoe
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,716
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Hey JM! Thanks for inspiring me to do a trip...

Hey JM! Thanks for inspiring me to do a trip like this. I think it was your RR that really made me realize that a trip like this is doable. I agree with you about the bikes from Cheke, they can be...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,716
Posted By live2ridetahoe
I splurged on this hotel. The rest of Mongolia...

I splurged on this hotel. The rest of Mongolia was NOT like that... :)

Tahoe
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-27-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 437,478
Posted By live2ridetahoe
What is the DY? It wasn't a white Triumph Tiger...

What is the DY? It wasn't a white Triumph Tiger 800XC was it?

JG
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 404,254
Posted By live2ridetahoe
I think that is an amazing photo Paul. Blows me...

I think that is an amazing photo Paul. Blows me away...

Tahoe
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,638
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Iceland...

I have really enjoyed reading your ride report. Iceland is very near the top of my moto hit list...

Safe travels.

Jeff G.
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2,804
Views: 537,280
Posted By live2ridetahoe
I had a similar experience at Carnegie OHV park...

I had a similar experience at Carnegie OHV park here in the Bay Area. On one trail I actually had to turn the bike off, put the bike in first gear and clutch down. Outside of riding at that place,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-27-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 789
Views: 175,221
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Nice build Lyndon! You go skills man... I like...

Nice build Lyndon! You go skills man... I like the addition of the helmet at 3:18...

Jeff G.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-26-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 437,478
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Check out this thread...

Check out this thread (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=684610). Hope to see you at one of the meets. Would love to hear about some of your trips...

Cheers,

Jeff G.
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4,074
Views: 504,428
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Fucking genius!! That's just my sense of...

Fucking genius!!

That's just my sense of humor...

JG
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,638
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Sounds like an awesome trip. Do you have a RR in...

Sounds like an awesome trip. Do you have a RR in the works?

JG
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21,206
Views: 3,724,060
Posted By live2ridetahoe
The Tiger 800 platform as it sits now is too...

The Tiger 800 platform as it sits now is too heavy for a true RTW trip that includes the BAM Road, the Road of Bones, Siberia, some parts of the TAT, some parts of Mongolia, and I'm sure a handful of...
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4,074
Views: 504,428
Posted By live2ridetahoe
LED light bar on Tiger 800/800XC

I was thinking of something more like this...


http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r511/live2ridetahoe/IMG_2953_zpsc00ed517.jpg

A LED light bar that goes under the headlight and above the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,716
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Day 1: UB to UB

I awoke to find the city of UB in all of it's glory...


http://i1169.photobucket.com/albums/r511/live2ridetahoe/Mongolia%202014/IMG_2755_zps13b34998.jpg


Clearly it is not the most beautiful...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,716
Posted By live2ridetahoe
I wasn't fooled. I really didn't need that...

I wasn't fooled. I really didn't need that stuff. Yes, the food was quite good. Nice to have a real meal on a flight. The free alcohol was a plus as well...

Tahoe
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4,074
Views: 504,428
Posted By live2ridetahoe
LED light bar on 800 or 800XC...

Has anyone fitted a LED light bar to their Tiger 800/800XC? I was looking into a 6" or 8" LED from Baja Designs or Rigid. If so, please post pics...

I was thinking of going "beak-less" with my...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,716
Posted By live2ridetahoe
To Seoul and Mongolia...

I had a lot of energy today. I was up at 0400, having coffee, sending emails, making calls. I didn't know if I was going to have wifi or access to these things when in Mongolia (I did!).

I got...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,716
Posted By live2ridetahoe
As a GPS noob, I didn't have the best of luck...

As a GPS noob, I didn't have the best of luck using the Garmin. I did learn a lot tho. I learned about the OSM maps late in the trip. Having the OSM map of Mongolia installed, as well as tracks...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 404,254
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Awesome Paul!!! JG

Awesome Paul!!!

JG
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 620
Views: 232,789
Posted By live2ridetahoe
100% agree with you Noah... JG

100% agree with you Noah...

JG
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,716
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Thanks for the birthday wishes Potski. I did find...

Thanks for the birthday wishes Potski. I did find a great place to have some bourbon...


http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/20/0b36b40cbe0e6c08bd1ddab60b9deff7.jpg

Cheers!

Tahoe
Forum: Trip Planning 08-20-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,712
Posted By live2ridetahoe
I thought about this a lot on my trip to...

I thought about this a lot on my trip to Mongolia. I had a couple of nights of rain. The rain always stopped, at least by 11am and I was able to put the tent away mostly dry.

I don't use a ground...
Forum: Vendors 08-20-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 61,591
Posted By live2ridetahoe
I should have skipped Mongolia and gone with...

I should have skipped Mongolia and gone with you!! That sounds like a good tone!! I can't wait to get back to the States and have a glass of Bulleit...

JG
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 404,254
Posted By live2ridetahoe
That is Antonio on the F650 Dakar and JF, or Jean...

That is Antonio on the F650 Dakar and JF, or Jean Francois, on the Tenere. I met them in Khatgal. They looked pretty knackered after a couple of hard days west of Lake Khovsgol. We had a beer at a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,716
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Back in Ulaanbaatar!!

What an amazing trip it has been around this country. I am now back in UB and hanging at the Oasis Guesthouse. My flight back to the USA is tomorrow evening. I hope to have some good updates posted...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,716
Posted By live2ridetahoe
I know... And thanks! Tahoe

I know... And thanks!

Tahoe
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,716
Posted By live2ridetahoe
To bed late last night and up at 0500 this...

To bed late last night and up at 0500 this morning. I slept great, but a quote from "The Shawshank Redemption" kept going through my head...


"I find I'm so excited I can barely sit still or...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,716
Posted By live2ridetahoe
That is a pretty neat idea... I might have to...

That is a pretty neat idea... I might have to try that. The visor on the Arai XD does a great job at helping block sun, much better than a pure street helmet.

Tahoe
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,591
Views: 172,280
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Please post pictures if you replace. Looks like...

Please post pictures if you replace. Looks like a good solution. Anxious to hear how it comes out.

JG
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3,621
Views: 1,682,786
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Ditto... JG

Ditto...

JG
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,716
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Hi Al, If it is ok with them, please PM or...

Hi Al,

If it is ok with them, please PM or email me their info. It's nice to have friends if, for some reason, things go south...

Thank you Al,

Tahoe
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,716
Posted By live2ridetahoe
I still have the clear shield on there. The...

I still have the clear shield on there. The goggles are just a back up. Actually, at the speeds I'll be riding, having the shield open and goggles on might feel pretty good. Bought a mossie hat...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 404,254
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Aw yeah... JG

Aw yeah...

JG
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 14,716
Posted By live2ridetahoe
Thanks Guy! Looking forward to catching up...

Thanks Guy!

Looking forward to catching up next month at the East Bay Meet N Eat N Drink N BS N Network N Tell-Tall-Tales N Check Out My New Ride N Etc...

JG
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