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Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 20,437
Posted By strawbobrob
Well that was worth stayin up way too late for....

Well that was worth stayin up way too late for. So count it back--how many kms and how many days? And you don't have to switch to miles for your trip through the north, we'll just pretend after St....
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,800
Posted By strawbobrob
Exhaust answer #2

I just bought a CB 1000F. 1st gear doesn't noticeably whine, and in terms of exhaust it came with a Jardine setup 4 into 1. It's also sporting some interesting aftermarket crash bars made in the UK...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,365
Posted By strawbobrob
Great story, David

I am glad you decided to share your experiences. You tend to know more history of the places you've been, and have done more research, than most of us yanks know about the very same places in our...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2010, 08:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,481
Posted By strawbobrob
The Girl's alright

Here's the denoument:
BigMac carried the Valk away that night in his big hairy loving arms into his garage, and 10 days later, opened the garage door and wheeled the girl back out, chrome shining in...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,470
Posted By strawbobrob
I had no idea

Italy was this beautiful. I have heard it is beautiful, which is why I searched for Italy threads. But I had no idea. You have a gift to see it, frame it, and share it. Thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,481
Posted By strawbobrob
thanks for your Comments

ADVrider.com is full of great folks.
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,481
Posted By strawbobrob
Who's Studly?

He sounds like I think!
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2010, 02:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,481
Posted By strawbobrob
Burns Canyon CA on a 1520 cc dual sport

The day started out beautiful enough, and I tried turkey bacon for the first time. I can recommend IHOP turkey bacon, especially when chased with a couple of nearly-live sausages that were rolling...
Forum: Asia Pacific 03-03-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,684
Posted By strawbobrob
Pauline Whoson?

I guess we can argue the point on who the nicest Aussie is around the fire, but *I'll be jiggered if it's Pauline Hanson. Holy cow. Anyway I can see you are a man of enlightened thinking. Around...
Forum: Asia Pacific 02-26-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,684
Posted By strawbobrob
One more thing

FGMCR, Werewasi, my email is rgbrady@roadrunner.com.
Forum: Asia Pacific 02-22-2010, 11:51 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,684
Posted By strawbobrob
By the Way

Went on a nice 250 miler this weekend and met the nicest aussie at this joint.
http://strawbob.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/VRCC/VRCC-Pioneertown-2010/413/793060042_arPu9-M.jpg
He said he played...
Forum: Asia Pacific 02-22-2010, 11:37 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,684
Posted By strawbobrob
Laugh ((Looking for the funny little yellow head with a...

((Looking for the funny little yellow head with a hand up...lessee, :clap er no, that wasn't it, :freaky hmm, ok I got it:wave )) Little bugger was hiding. Anyway, I get my annual review tomorrow at...
Forum: Asia Pacific 01-18-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,684
Posted By strawbobrob
checking in

Werewasi and FGMC, just checking in with you. It looks right now like I'll be free all summer (winter for you) other than July 11 to the 24th. It sounds like some other people are interested as...
Forum: Asia Pacific 12-22-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,684
Posted By strawbobrob
Update

Thanks Werewasi, no worries, just making bad jokes is all. Thanks for the tip re your tradingpost.au, great site. I've looked over the bikes that are on there now, and have done the currency...
Forum: Asia Pacific 12-16-2009, 06:33 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,684
Posted By strawbobrob
Off to see the Werewasi

I would qualify as superkeen. :freaky

I have a vacation scheduling issue I'm working on otherwise good to go. Have been annoying the boss' secretary to get her to annoy the boss enough to set...
Forum: Asia Pacific 11-29-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,684
Posted By strawbobrob
Watching and waiting

Hey Weri,
Just wanted to let you know I'm sorry your bike's gone. If the trip doesn't come off this year, then it doesn't, and maybe it will next year. On the other hand, I will be watching this...
Forum: Asia Pacific 11-18-2009, 01:07 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,684
Posted By strawbobrob
I want in.

I have three questions.
1. Any leads on how to get my bike there (and back) economically?
2. Boss acted like I wanted his firstborn to get 3 weeks off this year to go to Alaska. What will he say...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,710
Posted By strawbobrob
Ichi Ban

Right bike, right mountain, write more!:D Liking this.
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 647,464
Posted By strawbobrob
Subscribed

Okay, I got your order--big plate o' Korean, 2lbs of wings, plate of fries, one sloppy joe with onion rings, french toast, pork chops, baked potato and cheese with broccoli, and a plate of pot roast....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-26-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3,321
Views: 1,404,797
Posted By strawbobrob
Great, great pics. You should be happy no matter...

Great, great pics. You should be happy no matter what else happens in life.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-26-2009, 01:22 AM
Replies: 6,749
Views: 2,252,059
Posted By strawbobrob
I'll bet $10 I'm the only ADV Rider that knows where in the world THIS one is . . .

It felt great to blow past it that day!!
http://strawbob.smugmug.com/photos/661050735_iMUdH-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-26-2009, 01:02 AM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 3,289,867
Posted By strawbobrob
Can't decide . . .

Either this one...
http://strawbob.smugmug.com/photos/655128148_QR7hn-M.jpg

... or this one.
http://strawbob.smugmug.com/photos/655077982_HZKsM-M.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-26-2009, 12:52 AM
Replies: 3,321
Views: 1,404,797
Posted By strawbobrob
Unusually wonderful young lady

I know we're all proud of our daughters. This is my Cricket.
http://strawbob.smugmug.com/photos/618234596_WbvxW-M.jpg
http://strawbob.smugmug.com/photos/661038265_FdDFn-M.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2009, 06:21 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,404
Posted By strawbobrob
Goose? Goose??

Well you asked at the right time. I thought it would make sense, since I rode north to the Arctic, to next turn around and ride south to the antarctic. Since I speak Spanish, it seemed like a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,404
Posted By strawbobrob
We went on a ride today, just a shortie out past...

We went on a ride today, just a shortie out past Cooks Corners. Didn't stop there because it was wall-to-wall. The bike is performing well and he is getting used to it--big change from a 650! ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 48,344
Posted By strawbobrob
I'm in too

Please make all the mistakes you possibly can so we know what to expect.:lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-18-2009, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,722,851
Posted By strawbobrob
Not just another day

One day when I was 5 yrs old my cousin Allison and I were making popcorn balls, and her job was to pour the molten boiling sugar syrup all over the popcorn while I stirred it around... Well it's...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2009, 08:02 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,404
Posted By strawbobrob
Thanks Miss Peach. Glad to hear you're back...

Thanks Miss Peach. Glad to hear you're back riding Tigers.
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2009, 11:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,404
Posted By strawbobrob
Well, that's how I feel--grumpy! I keep telling...

Well, that's how I feel--grumpy! I keep telling myself the show isn't over, it's like the Lonesome Dove made for tv miniseries--another episode on another day. Somebody suggested heading south. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 16,796
Posted By strawbobrob
+1. thanks for the invite to eden. New...

+1. thanks for the invite to eden. New Zealand's on the map now. It looks like Hawaii on steroids.
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2009, 10:00 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,404
Posted By strawbobrob
Hey Elton, I am glad Mike told you and you found...

Hey Elton, I am glad Mike told you and you found the ride report. I am new to this ADV Rider but it is GREAT. I have now read many ride reports, and I believe you and me, Mike, Dolor and others...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2009, 07:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,404
Posted By strawbobrob
Ya, dolphins or geese friend, they're all the...

Ya, dolphins or geese friend, they're all the same to me. If you are coming up to the states and planning a time in socal, ring me up. I have to meet the guy who goes by Shaggie. Thanks for the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,404
Posted By strawbobrob
Ha-you remembered! thanks for the encouragement...

Ha-you remembered! thanks for the encouragement at the beginning. Posting pics--It's one of those things that if you don't know how to do it, it's impossible, and if you do, it's simple. Of course...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,404
Posted By strawbobrob
Bluhduh So!! I had set up camp in the dark, and had...

So!! I had set up camp in the dark, and had nearly always been pleasantly surprised by morning light to see the lovely area I managed to camp in. Perhaps I do my best work when I can't see what I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,811
Posted By strawbobrob
I just made the mistake of going from your ride...

I just made the mistake of going from your ride report to the thread of "your best motorcycle pic ever". I'm going to be up all night.
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,404
Posted By strawbobrob
I just read your ride report tonight instead of...

I just read your ride report tonight instead of taking a shower. It was a very good trade. You two are amazing.
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2009, 10:56 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,811
Posted By strawbobrob
WOW. HOLY COW. I really enjoyed this, so thanks...

WOW. HOLY COW. I really enjoyed this, so thanks for posting the link on my ride report or I wouldn't have seen it. This will be rolling around in my head for awhile. My main thought is...we both...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2009, 09:35 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,404
Posted By strawbobrob
http://strawbob.smugmug.com/photos/599679046_haDUs...

http://strawbob.smugmug.com/photos/599679046_haDUs-S.jpg

The next morning I left again on my own. The light was beautiful, and the road not too bad...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2009, 10:20 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,404
Posted By strawbobrob
The "Alaskan Marine Highway" travels the Inside...

The "Alaskan Marine Highway" travels the Inside Passage, leaving out of haines and winding down through the Tongass National Forest, stopping at Juneau the capital, Petersburg, where I heard there...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 16,404
Posted By strawbobrob
http://strawbob.smugmug.com/photos/599667689_vnm6s...

http://strawbob.smugmug.com/photos/599667689_vnm6s-S.jpg
Haines junction is a kind of a full service town. Not like it has a wal mart or something but it does have a good post office, and a good...
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