ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 102
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: batman1939
Forum: Asia 11-13-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 15,978
Posted By batman1939
Chinese Take out in Thao Dien

Does Chinese takeout in Vietnam count? THis place just opened near my house in Q2. Cracks me up every time I go by.

http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad26/gavined/Takeaway.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-13-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9,046
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,302,650
Posted By batman1939
2009 Suzuki DR650SE

Tried this on C***** L*** and got nothing but Phishing Spam... so figured I would try this with you lot. Really love this bike and hate to part ways but in Vietnam for the next few years and just not...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2012, 03:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,794
Posted By batman1939
For the scooter I go with shorts and flip flops...

For the scooter I go with shorts and flip flops (3 up). I wear some kind of half assed local helmet but my son wears a US bought Bell helmet (kind of a skateboard thing.) In short... I go local.
...
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2011, 05:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,378
Posted By batman1939
Jeez. I have one and ride all winter long in...

Jeez. I have one and ride all winter long in Oregon with no issues with leakage. I don't wear mine in the summer as I consider it a cool weather suit. I go to full mesh in the summer.

I agree on...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2011, 01:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By batman1939
Pinlock.

Pinlock.
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2011, 03:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,429
Posted By batman1939
Waterproof and Temperature Management

Hi- I have the Adventure Rains and Crossfire's TA (former for my DR650 and the latter for my YZ250F.)

Adventure Rain: Originally from Portland, OR and rode all winter long. Driving rain and cold...
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 27,490
Posted By batman1939
I ride in Vietnam and wear a Koerta. Let me tell...

I ride in Vietnam and wear a Koerta. Let me tell you about hot... Image below from the Hot... dry season. Like the surface of the sun.

http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad26/gavined/CIMG0760.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,185
Posted By batman1939
Olympia Nova. ...

Olympia Nova.

http://www.olympiamotosports.com/nova/nova.htm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2011, 02:30 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,070
Posted By batman1939
I've got a 2009 DR650 sitting in a garage back in...

I've got a 2009 DR650 sitting in a garage back in the States.

Here in Saigon my YZ250 is my DS. On Sunday morning I run the traffic gauntlet out to the woods and rice paddies then off you go. A...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,729
Posted By batman1939
Doubletake is the only way to go.

Doubletake is the only way to go.
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2011, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,680
Posted By batman1939
I'm the same size as you (5'11" 175lb) and also...

I'm the same size as you (5'11" 175lb) and also have a Koerta. I wear an XL in Klim Mojave jersey.
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 197,886
Posted By batman1939
Question about how you have that mounted. I...

Question about how you have that mounted.

I have mine on the goggle strap. How secure do you find it on the semi-curved surface of the helmet itself. If this is secure it would be a more stable...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2011, 01:05 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,848
Posted By batman1939
45 and still fire up the YZ250F on Sundays for...

45 and still fire up the YZ250F on Sundays for half day ride. Great fun no matter what anyone thinks.
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,295
Posted By batman1939
From Portland, OR where it is cold and rainy all...

From Portland, OR where it is cold and rainy all fall, winter and spring... Pinlock was 100% the ticket for my Shoei.
Forum: Asia 12-21-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,407
Posted By batman1939
Not sure if you're still looking but I live in...

Not sure if you're still looking but I live in Saigon and really struggled finding GPS maps for my 60CSX.

Finally used these guys:

http://rotweilermaps.com/

All I can say is AWESOME....
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,619
Posted By batman1939
Last weekend I was riding across a rice paddy (I...

Last weekend I was riding across a rice paddy (I live in Vietnam) and went up and over an embankment and into a huge water filled ditch. Bike smashed into the side my thighs smashed into the...
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,849
Posted By batman1939
Mojave for me. Riding in Vietnam and they are...

Mojave for me. Riding in Vietnam and they are great for VERY hot, humid and wet conditions. Really nice gloves.

My guess is you are going for something warmer....
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2010, 02:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,078
Posted By batman1939
For my DR I have Sidi Discoveries which are...

For my DR I have Sidi Discoveries which are great. Do a search and you can read all about them here. You can get your 501's over them but it is a lot of work. Carharts and other baggier pants no...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Asia & the Pacific Rim 11-02-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,410
Posted By batman1939
I finally got around to ordering the maps from...

I finally got around to ordering the maps from rotweilermaps.com. Couple of comments on the process. 1. Instant response to my queries as they are located right in Thailand. Great customer service!...
Forum: Thumpers 10-18-2010, 01:42 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 67,917
Posted By batman1939
YZ250F. Check out the high tech riding gear. :huh...

YZ250F. Check out the high tech riding gear. :huh

http://i918.photobucket.com/albums/ad26/gavined/Bike/YZ250FEG.jpg
Forum: Equipment 10-15-2010, 03:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 24,819
Posted By batman1939
+ whatever. Great mirrors. Vibration is <...

+ whatever.

Great mirrors. Vibration is < or = to the stock ones on my DR. Easy to adjust and lock down.

It is really nice to look in a mirror and see traffic as opposed to my Hi-Viz self. I...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,385
Posted By batman1939
On my DR650SE I use a Giant Loop Fandango tank...

On my DR650SE I use a Giant Loop Fandango tank bag and a Bags-Connection Rear Bag. For my YZ250F I just carry a Klim hydration backpack with a bit of room for tools etc. Different set up for...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Asia & the Pacific Rim 09-23-2010, 03:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,410
Posted By batman1939
Thanks brother! The Rotweiler maps say they are...

Thanks brother! The Rotweiler maps say they are compatible with my Garmin so I'll give it a try.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Asia & the Pacific Rim 09-20-2010, 02:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,410
Posted By batman1939
Vietnam Maps for Garmin 60csx

Hi- Been in Vietnam now for several months and have so far not been able to find some maps of Vietnam for download to my Garmin 60 csx. I'm in Saigon so that would be the area of most interest to me....
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 797
Views: 190,992
Posted By batman1939
Just ordered a set for my 2009 DR 650. I'm just...

Just ordered a set for my 2009 DR 650. I'm just sick of looking at my Hi Viz shoulders/ arms in the mirror.

Like many of you wish I would have thought of this. I'll post some images once i have...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,613
Posted By batman1939
I've been eyeballing this one from: ...

I've been eyeballing this one from:

http://www.rubbersidedown.ca/inc/sdetail/289

CE armor in the elbows and shoulders plus back padding. I really like the look.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 946
Posted By batman1939
If money was no object I would go for the...

If money was no object I would go for the Motoport Kevlar Mesh (http://www.motoport.com/Home). They seem to be highly rated and built to survive. However, once you factor in all the options they have...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,396
Posted By batman1939
I was actually just at a BMW dealership looking...

I was actually just at a BMW dealership looking for some Olympia Pants and was checking out the Nova vest. Very nice and quite functional (pockets etc.) Looked to be of high quality (typical of...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,000
Posted By batman1939
I wear Sidi Discoveries which I guess are in...

I wear Sidi Discoveries which I guess are in between street and MX... maybe leaning more to the MX.

I can get my Levi 501's over these things but it is a BITCH.
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2010, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,273
Posted By batman1939
I have an Olympia Phantom in Hi Viz. The color...

I have an Olympia Phantom in Hi Viz. The color does get dirty with road grit but it keeps the crap off my civvies and you can see it coming for miles.

I'm 5' 11" and about 175 lbs. I wear a...
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 679
Posted By batman1939
I used JC Motors a couple years ago. ...

I used JC Motors a couple years ago.

http://www.motorcycleshippers.com/

They seemed to take good care of the bike and it was pretty quick. They also offer online tracking of your bike so you...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2010, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,436
Posted By batman1939
I think you could get a wamer, lighter, more...

I think you could get a wamer, lighter, more waterproof sleeping bag at REI for a lot less.

This seems more like something you through over your horse in a wetern.
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,832
Posted By batman1939
In the Army they always just told you to "leave...

In the Army they always just told you to "leave the wildlife alone." This goes for snakes, bees, spiders etc.

Also, some nice high MX boots help as well. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 102,245
Views: 20,000,911
Posted By batman1939
I use the Barkbuster VBS Handguards. Very easy to...

I use the Barkbuster VBS Handguards. Very easy to put on. Just make sure you get the right mounting bracket. The only thing you have to loose is the bar end weights.

You can get them from...
Forum: Thumpers 02-02-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 102,245
Views: 20,000,911
Posted By batman1939
Where did you get your LED "bulbs" and are they...

Where did you get your LED "bulbs" and are they as simple as just taking out the old ones and inserting the new LED ones? Thanks!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,682
Posted By batman1939
Exactly the quote I was going to use! I...

Exactly the quote I was going to use!

I don't borrow and I "prefer" not to lend.

If I find I need something I'd rather just go out and buy it (just adds to the collection.) Doesn't matter if...
Forum: Thumpers 01-26-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,696
Posted By batman1939
As a fellow DR650 rider and electrical dummy I...

As a fellow DR650 rider and electrical dummy I would be interested to know how the install goes if you get these lights from Twisted Throttle. I've been thinking about them as well.

Keep us...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,182
Posted By batman1939
Howdy! Was not me you saw. I live on the SE side...

Howdy! Was not me you saw. I live on the SE side and commute (Black DR650) up to North Portland so I would be on the other side of the river. I also get into work around 7.

I really like the...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,182
Posted By batman1939
I live in Portland, Oregon and it rains here from...

I live in Portland, Oregon and it rains here from October - June almost constantly with temps at an average of the mid-40's.

I ride nearly every day to work and wear an Olympia Phantom suit in...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,410
Posted By batman1939
I have the Dakar pants. They are MX pants (over...

I have the Dakar pants. They are MX pants (over boots.) Pretty well ventilated.

They do not have any armor. I wear knee/ shin guards under them.

They are fairly adjustable so I can pull them...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 102

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 03:20 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014