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Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,121
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
Laugh The End, for now.

So, it turned out that it was oil seal in the crankcase that failed. Replaced the seal, replaced the gaskets. However, after everything was said and done, the cost of the breakdown and the related...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,121
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
I'm back in the phoenix area, bike is in the...

I'm back in the phoenix area, bike is in the shop, will be ready by tomorrow evening. Then its back to Nogales early Sunday morning, and into Mexico.
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,121
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
nope. i check the oil daily, it was perfect. an...

nope. i check the oil daily, it was perfect. an ounce or two low, at most. dunno why it blew. age? its a 12 year old bike. heat? i've been running hard every day in the desert.
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,121
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
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<a href="http://s987.beta.photobucket.com/user/lemonyleprosy/media/IMG_0146.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img src="http://i987.photobucket.com/albums/ae351/lemonyleprosy/IMG_0146.jpg" border="0"...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,121
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
Eek trouble.

Major setback. i'm still in Nogales. literally right as i got to the border,
my engine started smoking and the bike dumped all its oil. right in front of the border patrol booth.
they let me walk...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,121
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
Thumb Back on the road.

Finally back on the road. I spent an extra 2 weeks in L.A. catching up with an old friend, had a wonderful time.
Here's the new set-up, version 3:
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,121
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
A brief update: I made the mistake of getting a...

A brief update:
I made the mistake of getting a flu shot while in Bakersfield, so I've been down and out in LA with a ridiculously high fever, barely able to swallow. I depart again at 10am...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,121
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
:muutt As of right now with all the weight so...

:muutt
As of right now with all the weight so far back, its rather unstable on the kickstand, had to cut a block of wood to set under it to stabilize it a bit, otherwise the front wheel starts...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,121
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
Cool2 semel in anno licet insanire

So, I signed the divorce papers, hopped on my little 250cc Honda Rebel, and left in search of myself.
I departed with a very vague plan, and no experience road tripping on a bike,
on what I hope...
Forum: Americas 11-13-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,360
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
I'm excited too. Circumstances and season isn't...

I'm excited too. Circumstances and season isn't ideal, it'll be cold, but it'll be one hell of an experience. I'll be posting a spotwalla link with my ride report, I hope some of you track me, and...
Forum: Americas 11-12-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,360
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
Laugh Had to delay one last time, but I leave tomorrow...

Had to delay one last time, but I leave tomorrow (11/13/2012) at 11am. Will start a proper ride report after the first leg or two. :clap
Forum: Trip Planning 11-11-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,280
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
Just me stressing over little things cause I'm...

Just me stressing over little things cause I'm leaving tomorrow morning and as excited as I am, I'm f-ing terrified at the same time.
Forum: Trip Planning 11-11-2012, 01:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,280
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
If I don't get it.... Then, I putt around the US....

If I don't get it.... Then, I putt around the US. But ideally, I'd like to check out some other countries too.
Forum: Trip Planning 11-10-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,280
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
Ideally I wouldn't do this- but I'm leaving...

Ideally I wouldn't do this- but I'm leaving before my passport arrives so I'll have to have it mailed to me on the road, and I won't be staying at any motels.
Forum: Trip Planning 11-10-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,280
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
Question recieving mail on the road

I know that there's a simple answer to this, but I went to my local post office and the clerk didn't know the answer: What's the process for having mail sent to you while travelling? (Not your normal...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-10-2012, 01:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,085
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
I have a "heavy duty" (read - heavy) o-ring...

I have a "heavy duty" (read - heavy) o-ring chain. But my understanding is that it still needs maintenance. Then again, I'm pretty new to all this.
Forum: Americas 11-08-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
yup, i'm leaving on monday the 12th of november...

yup, i'm leaving on monday the 12th of november with a $29 a day budget. as long as my passport comes in in time i plan on perhaps hitting up the gathering first, it's a month long celebration. i'd...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-07-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,825
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
Thank you both! I'll learn 'em tonight.

Thank you both! I'll learn 'em tonight.
Forum: Trip Planning 11-06-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,825
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
I've got a great app with a couple hundred knots,...

I've got a great app with a couple hundred knots, I just don't know which ones are useful.
Forum: Trip Planning 11-06-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,825
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
good knots?

okay. i've got some rope, i've got a knot tying app on my cell phone. i dont remember anything from cub scouts. what are some good knots to learn to tie down gear and loads for long hauls?
Forum: Americas 11-06-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,360
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
Will do. I'm almost ready to leave. Just gotta...

Will do. I'm almost ready to leave. Just gotta ghetto rig this luggage rack.
Forum: Trip Planning 11-03-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,085
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
Well, one of my necessities is to always have a...

Well, one of my necessities is to always have a handle of rum, so that works out well. :freaky
Forum: Trip Planning 11-03-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,085
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
Guerrilla camping and couchsurfing when I'm...

Guerrilla camping and couchsurfing when I'm blessed with it.
But out of curiousity, we'll say all of the above.
Forum: Americas 11-03-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,360
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
Whelp, slight change of plans. Now i'm leaving...

Whelp, slight change of plans. Now i'm leaving (for sure) Nov. 12th. I just can't decide if I wanna head to the east coast first and brave the winter in the states, or head down to Mexico first to...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-03-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,085
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
Thanks! And yeah, I meant lube/adjust. I'm not...

Thanks! And yeah, I meant lube/adjust. I'm not new to riding, but I'm new to this. :y0!
Forum: Americas 11-03-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
anyone else considering going to Palenque, Mexico?

Is anyone else considering going to Palenque, Mexico for the 2012 international rainbow gathering? I can't think of a better place to celebrate the "end of the world" than at some Mayan ruins.
Forum: Trip Planning 11-02-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,022
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
Extra 6.5 pounds vs. Pushing the bike for...

Extra 6.5 pounds vs. Pushing the bike for miles... I'll take the extra pounds and ditch some unnecessary stuff, like spare tubes and my air pump! (Just kidding, I'll ditch some other stuff.)
Forum: Trip Planning 10-27-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,085
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
nightly rituals

So, my chain tension is supposed to be adjusted every 300 to 500 miles, which is about how many I plan to cover per day. So it makes sense to adjust the tension everynight before I bed down. On that...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-25-2012, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,022
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
i plan on getting off to stretch at regular...

i plan on getting off to stretch at regular intervals. but i also don't plan on following the interstate, and i plan on intentionally getting lost as much as possible, so i think i'll opt for the...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-25-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,022
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
uraberg, yes, but i'm lowballing.

uraberg, yes, but i'm lowballing.
Forum: Trip Planning 10-25-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,022
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
Pissed carrying a full spare gas can

So, what are everyones thoughts on carrying a full spare gas can? i'm leaving on a cross country/out of country trip soon, on a honda rebel - which means i only get about 100 miles per tank. given...
Forum: Americas 10-25-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,360
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
i'm trying my best to leave emergency funds, but...

i'm trying my best to leave emergency funds, but we'll see how that works out. my on the road budget is set, but i'm working with a less than ideal amount of prep/leaving money. so, my official leave...
Forum: Americas 10-20-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,360
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
Thank you. Yeah, that's pretty much the plan, $20...

Thank you. Yeah, that's pretty much the plan, $20 in gas, $5 on food (I've lived off less than $5 a day for years before), and then either squirrelling away the other $4 to $5 a day or (most likely)...
Forum: Americas 10-18-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,360
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
and eventually, i will be passing through...

and eventually, i will be passing through seattle, cause my sister lives in washington, and i'd like to see alaska too, but this is all after winter, until then i'll hafta be elsewhere.
Forum: Americas 10-18-2012, 12:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,360
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
Wink thank you, will do. i dont know how long i plan...

thank you, will do. i dont know how long i plan to be out either. minimum 1 year. i plan on doing a ride repoert both on here, and facebook, and journaling along the way, writing has always been a...
Forum: Americas 10-17-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,360
Posted By LemonyLeprosy
Cool2 an Intro and a Plan

Alright everyone, hello! i'm a noob. my name is Micah, and i'm 31. i live (lived?) in san luis obisp, ca. my wife just left me so on the first of Nov. 2012, i'll be leaving on a very long trip. i've...
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