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Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 13,465
Posted By Pierd
Very good! Thanks for that video.

Very good! Thanks for that video.
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,479
Posted By Pierd
What works for me is a pair of 1$ rubber gloves...

What works for me is a pair of 1$ rubber gloves (intended for work with chemicals I believe), similar to dishwashing gloves but a bit thicker, and black, so it's not goofy! Gotta buy the larger size...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,170
Posted By Pierd
I had these. Used them for work, bike, hiking,...

I had these. Used them for work, bike, hiking, winter...

PROs


Extremely comfortable and fairly light.
The sole has the most grip I ever saw, but it might wear fast.
Side zip is...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 33,775
Posted By Pierd
Thanks again for this awesome report. It had me...

Thanks again for this awesome report. It had me start some trip planing !
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 33,775
Posted By Pierd
This is a very good report. Beautiful pictures...

This is a very good report. Beautiful pictures and nice words. Thank you for sharing with us.
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,777
Posted By Pierd
I think aluminum ones (not stainless) have an...

I think aluminum ones (not stainless) have an invisible epoxy liner, so it's not plastic-free. Don't know if it has BPA in it though.
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,746
Posted By Pierd
Nice trip ! Thanks for uploading

Nice trip !
Thanks for uploading
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 115,390
Posted By Pierd
Wow, I'm speechless ! This last post is just...

Wow, I'm speechless !
This last post is just incredible !

Awesome report, thank you.
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 58,390
Posted By Pierd
Have a nice trip ! I hope you get the...

Have a nice trip !

I hope you get the opportunity to update your RR along the way
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,076
Posted By Pierd
Great pictures ! Thanks for sharing.

Great pictures ! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Americas 06-17-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By Pierd
Thanks man The cold doesn't scare me too...

Thanks man

The cold doesn't scare me too much, but ice and snow is another story.
I guess I will plan as if it was possible, hope for the best and see when I get there if I have to turn around.
Forum: Americas 06-15-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By Pierd
OK, thanks for your anwsers. @ jkam Do you...

OK, thanks for your anwsers.

@ jkam
Do you know the name of this pass ?
Is is coming from Chile or Argentina ? Or is it unavoidable at all ?

Thanks again
Forum: Americas 06-14-2010, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By Pierd
Nobody was in Ushuaia during winter to tell me...

Nobody was in Ushuaia during winter to tell me about it ? :)
I need to know the latest date one can realistically get there by motorcycle.
Forum: Americas 06-06-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 849
Posted By Pierd
Ushuaia in the winter ?

I am planning a trip from North to South America next year, but it seems I will miss the ideal October departure.

Is it possible to reach Ushuaia by motorcycle all year ?

The numbers in...
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,220
Posted By Pierd
Nice ! Thanks for the videos !

Nice ! Thanks for the videos !
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,472
Posted By Pierd
Seems like a very nice trip ! Thanks for the...

Seems like a very nice trip !

Thanks for the videos
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,417
Posted By Pierd
The light must be channelled from the back of the...

The light must be channelled from the back of the helmet, around your head and to this mirror through a material similar to optical fibers. Just a guess.
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2010, 11:33 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 144,050
Posted By Pierd
I just noticed they make that Rubbermaid Action...

I just noticed they make that Rubbermaid Action Packer to match the KLR color scheme....or is it the other way around ? :lol3
Nice setup !
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,423
Posted By Pierd
Very nice ride report. Thanks a lot ! I too...

Very nice ride report. Thanks a lot !
I too hope you will post more !
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2009, 10:28 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 304,723
Posted By Pierd
I really enjoy the way you describe what you saw...

I really enjoy the way you describe what you saw but also share what you thought during your amazing trips.

Thank you for this one !


I have to ask...When I go camping I always have a small...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1,529
Views: 378,933
Posted By Pierd
I remember someone suggesting you don't use the...

I remember someone suggesting you don't use the mermites as panniers for this trip... Would you use something else if you had to do it again ?

I'm wondering about how solid the thing is without...
Forum: Latin America 03-17-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,788
Posted By Pierd
Thanks for the replies Can you really...

Thanks for the replies


Can you really do that ?! Seems like it would be a too easy way to escape paying taxes !
Forum: Latin America 03-11-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,788
Posted By Pierd
Sell bike in South America

I would eventually like to make a trip from Canada to South America.

Has anyone sold a foreign motorcycle in South America ?

Apparently it is impossible to sell legally in Argentina, and the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2009, 11:55 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 49,825
Posted By Pierd
Wow.... Your video of the salar is amazing ! It...

Wow.... Your video of the salar is amazing ! It is completely disorienting !
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1,529
Views: 378,933
Posted By Pierd
I really appreciate that you share your thoughts...

I really appreciate that you share your thoughts after the trip and the honesty you put into it.

About the bikes, back at home, do you just call the state agency to say "btw, we sold the bikes in...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1,529
Views: 378,933
Posted By Pierd
I really enjoyed your report. Thanks a lot !

I really enjoyed your report. Thanks a lot !
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 59,050
Posted By Pierd
OK thanks. I'll try with someone on the bike to...

OK thanks. I'll try with someone on the bike to know where to drill... if I find the courage to begin this project ! (I want it as nice as Hondo's you know !)
Forum: Americas 09-03-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,375
Posted By Pierd
Thanks for all the infos ! This trip is...

Thanks for all the infos !

This trip is still only a dream so I won't be down there before a couple years !

But I realised that getting the bike home is a major issue that can influence the...
Forum: Americas 09-02-2008, 11:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,375
Posted By Pierd
Shipping bike from South to North America

What would be the approximate cost to ship a motorcycle by sea from South America (let's say, Buenos Aires) to North America (New York State region) ? (...or if you can point me to a good company...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2008, 11:47 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 59,050
Posted By Pierd
Very nice work shown here ! Thanks for sharing. ...

Very nice work shown here ! Thanks for sharing.

Anybody tested their mermites with a passenger ?

And since you can choose the position to install the panniers, what would be the reasons to...
Forum: The Garage 08-26-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,074
Posted By Pierd
OK thanks. I will check this out when I get the...

OK thanks. I will check this out when I get the bike then !
Forum: The Garage 08-24-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,074
Posted By Pierd
Thanks. I had a TS185 and EX500 but am planning...

Thanks. I had a TS185 and EX500 but am planning to get a travel capable dual sport in the future, maybe a KLR.

Don't want to start a new thread about soft vs hard luggage, but I like the...
Forum: The Garage 08-23-2008, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,074
Posted By Pierd
Sub Frame Upgrade

It seems having loaded panniers on the back of the bike puts a lot of stress on the sub frame, and that breaks are frequent.

What are the common ways to upgrade the subframe to be stronger ? I've...
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