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Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
Thanks! I think this is usual stuff - when...

Thanks!
I think this is usual stuff - when locals have seen less of their own country than some foreigners.
This is true for any country - Ukraine, the US, Georgia, Turkey, any country.
Locals...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
Never say never. :)

Never say never. :)
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
Thank you! :) What do you mean "here"? What...

Thank you! :)
What do you mean "here"? What place do you have in mind? I live in Ukraine. I spent only couple of months in the States cumulatively during couple of visits.
No, it's not translated,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 22,881
Posted By qvasic
Fantastic pictures! :eek1

Fantastic pictures! :eek1
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-19-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,232
Views: 637,037
Posted By qvasic
Gergeti Trinity Church, Georgian Military Road ...

Gergeti Trinity Church, Georgian Military Road

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7504/15643042639_f508c57783_o.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
Hundreds of pictures from my trip and not a...

Hundreds of pictures from my trip and not a picture with me in it. What a shame. But finally, two months lanter, I got all the pictures from all the parties involved and now I can provide hard...
Forum: Europe 11-03-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By qvasic
Yes, that's him, thanks for your effort, but we...

Yes, that's him, thanks for your effort, but we already got in touch with him by email.
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
Thanks a lot, man! Героям слава!

Thanks a lot, man!

Героям слава!
Forum: Europe 10-22-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By qvasic
Looks like him, thanks!

Looks like him, thanks!
Forum: Europe 10-21-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By qvasic
Looking for a guy from Devon, GB

On my latest ride across the USA I met a guy from Great Britain, we did White Rim road (Canyonlands) together, shared contact info, but we never heard from him again, and we can't read his writings...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 25,087
Views: 4,420,312
Posted By qvasic
Thanks a lot for your responses! I think I made...

Thanks a lot for your responses! I think I made my mind now.
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 25,087
Views: 4,420,312
Posted By qvasic
Is it true only for E version, or it also applies...

Is it true only for E version, or it also applies to S/SM?
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 25,087
Views: 4,420,312
Posted By qvasic
By the way, the subframe. Does S/SM have strong...

By the way, the subframe. Does S/SM have strong subframe, will it take fair amount of luggage? Like this:

http://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/4802/49633059.3a/0_d19f5_d4ea1949_orig.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 25,087
Views: 4,420,312
Posted By qvasic
So it not really worth it - buy SM and...

So it not really worth it - buy SM and "converting" it to S? Is suspension on SM better in terms of tuning?
I don't know why, but here in Ukraine SM version is more widespread...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25,087
Views: 4,420,312
Posted By qvasic
I am considering DR-Z as my next bike, but I have...

I am considering DR-Z as my next bike, but I have a couple of questions though.

1. The seat. Stock seat is extremely narrow, while it's still OK for commuting and weekend rides, it is absolutely...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
Yes, you don't have any excuse, do it, I so envy...

Yes, you don't have any excuse, do it, I so envy you. :)


Thanks a lot. :)
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
Thanks a lot for your response guys, I really...

Thanks a lot for your response guys, I really appreciate it.
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
From there I rode to San Francisco - our final...

From there I rode to San Francisco - our final destination.
On my way there I managed to get lost couple of times. Before that I never missed an exit, but around city of San Jose direction signs had...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,248
Posted By qvasic
Tool is good soundtrack, White Rim road was...

Tool is good soundtrack, White Rim road was really rocking, in both meanings of the word. :)



Ho-o-oly crap... this is what real "unpassable when wet" looks like. :)
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
Yosemite? That's like a fairy tale. Meadows,...

Yosemite? That's like a fairy tale. Meadows, valleys, lakes, streams, cliffs, waterfalls...

http://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/3407/49633059.3b/0_d1a2e_3efed69e_orig.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
To be honest, I can't say it was extremely...

To be honest, I can't say it was extremely dangerous.


At some point we were riding up a dried river bed and the water started flowing it as we rode it. In small amount, but we didn't stay in the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
From Moab I went south to catch up with Ian....

From Moab I went south to catch up with Ian. Valley of the Gods.

http://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/5113/49633059.3a/0_d19f4_e0d296b7_orig.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,252
Posted By qvasic
Wow! This is beautiful!

Wow! This is beautiful!
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
Thanks you for your response! What a...

Thanks you for your response!
What a coincidence: I am also sitting at a computer in my office right now, my Suzuki 250 is parked outside and my helmet is right next to me. :)
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 02:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
Thanks a lot for sheltering us for a night! :) ...

Thanks a lot for sheltering us for a night! :)



Thanks! No, I don't know any Bob, who's he, where does he live?
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
So, out of Gateway we went to Moab via John Brown...

So, out of Gateway we went to Moab via John Brown road and North La Sal ridge.

http://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/4807/49633059.39/0_d197e_99b6bc85_orig.jpg

This and following three pictures do no...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
I can't go to Europe, because I have Schenghen...

I can't go to Europe, because I have Schenghen visa rejection for some silly reason, visa rejection precludes me from getting any other Schenghen visas for some time. I don't want to go to Russia for...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
Thank you for those words!

Thank you for those words!
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
So, out of Lake City we headed to Engineer Pass. ...

So, out of Lake City we headed to Engineer Pass.

http://img-fotki.yandex.ru/get/5103/49633059.38/0_d174b_b3a6acb9_orig.jpg

Wow wow wow, wait a second! We have only one wheel drive each, why...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
THanks a lot for your response, guys! :) ...

THanks a lot for your response, guys! :)



Thanks! Canon 40d , Tamron 17-50, Samyang 8mm fisheye and ancient Canon 70-210.
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
So, after a little bit of New Mexico we entered...

So, after a little bit of New Mexico we entered Colorado. Here is our approximate route through Colorado, click to enlarge.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
So, in August my friend Ian arrived. I had...

So, in August my friend Ian arrived. I had already inspected a number of bikes for him, so the only decision he had to make - was the color of the bike: green or blue?
(Some pictures will be in this...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 10,829
Posted By qvasic
Two Ukrainians on a ride across the USA

I planned this trip for couple of years maybe. Well, not specifically ‘planned’, but at least I kept it in mind. One thing was almost certain from the very beginning: the time when I want to go. It...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 12:18 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,794
Posted By qvasic
I finally got to read your RR, this was awesome...

I finally got to read your RR, this was awesome ride!
I am so upset we didn't have enough time and had to skip most of your route. But at least I can see on your pictures what we missed. :)
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-26-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 54,075
Posted By qvasic
DR650 and KLR650 for sale by foreign advriders in SF bay area

Me and my friend are doing coast-to-coast trip. We bought the bikes in Florida and we HAVE to sell them by Sept 5th in SF bay area.
Craiglist ad: http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/mcy/4639022042.html...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-18-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By qvasic
The DR already has over 15 kmiles, the KLR - 5400...

The DR already has over 15 kmiles, the KLR - 5400 miles, but probably will be over 7500 by the end of our trip. So they can be sold and then plated in California?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-17-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 813
Posted By qvasic
Selling non-California bikes in California - is it even possible?

Hi!

I am a guy from Ukraine, and right now me and my friend are doing coast to coast trip in the USA. We bought bikes in Florida and were thinking about selling them in California, another guys...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-03-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,034
Posted By qvasic
From Oklahoma side, there will be I and my...

From Oklahoma side, there will be I and my friend, probably on KLR, we can do both, but preferably camping.
I would love to have a nice chat. :)
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-03-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,034
Posted By qvasic
So, I went through your advice and now my plan is...

So, I went through your advice and now my plan is approximately as following:

- start from Tampa
- first night in Gamble Rogers recreational area, on the Atlantic coast
- four days of riding...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-30-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,034
Posted By qvasic
Well, we decided to spend more time in the west....

Well, we decided to spend more time in the west. Almost everywhere you can find something to see, but what we want to see most - is mountains, mountain rivers, waterfalls, deserts and all other crazy...
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