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Forum: Beasts 11-07-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 21,751
Views: 4,003,674
Posted By Evomx971
2015 Plastic / Rad shrouds

A couple others have mentioned as well. I'm anxious to really study one of the 2015's or get reports from someone with access to a '15 and a pre-'15 to see if the reworked radiator/tank plastics...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-20-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 2,333
Views: 622,699
Posted By Evomx971
I agree… however, this bike won't really see too...

I agree… however, this bike won't really see too much true off road duty going forward. Much more commuting with some gravel roads thrown in.

Cheers!
Forum: Old's Cool 05-18-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2,333
Views: 622,699
Posted By Evomx971
1980 Honda XL250S back on the road

First ride on the '80 XL250S I picked up to part out but was too nice so put it back on the road. I figure a street legal dual sport that doesn't have a crazy high seat height might come in handy.
...
Forum: Americas 05-18-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,520
Posted By Evomx971
Grip It and Rip It Travis!

Travis was a great guest and I really enjoyed hanging out with ya last night.

How was your dual sport ride in Madison Co this morning?

Enjoy the rest of your trip, you were really making me...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,268
Posted By Evomx971
Once again... great ride report Ed!!! :clap

Once again... great ride report Ed!!!

:clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,486
Posted By Evomx971
Yep, currently on Retirement Number Two... I...

Yep, currently on Retirement Number Two... I have a couple other rides shaping up for August, but shoot me an email with the details Ed, my schedule is fairly flexible :D
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,486
Posted By Evomx971
Great report Ed... as you know I really enjoy...

Great report Ed... as you know I really enjoy the historical side of a nice ride. Fantastic info and pics. I grew up about 8 miles north of the Missouri border in Centerville, IA so many of those...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-08-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 570,613
Posted By Evomx971
Des Moines, Iowa area

Live a little south of Des Moines, IA just off I-35. Have 5 acres of tent space, some indoor accommodations, showers, plenty of covered parking, workshop, tools, food, and drinks. Good friends with...
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,727
Views: 383,497
Posted By Evomx971
Fan-freakin-tastic! :clap

Fan-freakin-tastic! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
No doubt... 10" of snow forecast here for...

No doubt... 10" of snow forecast here for Thursday...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
Thanks guys! I think it'll be $200 well...

Thanks guys!

I think it'll be $200 well spent steve_k.

Ed, let me know next time you're striking out for a ride!
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
Congrats on the new ride!!! :clap

Congrats on the new ride!!! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
What Next Wander Tour - Look Back & Wrap Up

Well, I've been home for 4 days now. Sucked back into all of the day-to-day stuff of Life. I'm a planner and a make-a-list-and-check-things-off kind of guy and there's a lot I want to get done...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
WNWT - The Bike

My constant traveling companion for 7,541 miles on the ride was my 2011 Triumph Tiger 800XC ABS.

http://i777.photobucket.com/albums/yy52/evomx971/20130206_124434_zps0cf2fd79.jpg

I tend to...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
WNWT Day 37 - the Finale

Tuesday morning in Centerville, IA and it was 21 degrees. Yeah... I've somehow wandered my way back into winter haven't I? Bummer.

Supposed to warm up into the high 30's or low 40's so hung...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
Yes, yes... I am home. Not quite sure how to...

Yes, yes... I am home. Not quite sure how to behave yet not having to pack up and ride each day but I'm slowing re-acclimating to home life.

Watch for a couple more posts though to wrap it up!
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
Dogpatch USA

Mr_Gone wins the prize! It was called "Dogpatch USA". Interesting. I saw the sign for "The Hub" motorcycle resort as I went through there as well and made a note to check it out. Sounds like it...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
WNWT Day 36

After a good night's sleep at my cousin's place in Springfield, MO I would be riding back to Iowa and making a stop at my parent's house in Centerville. Was low 30's in the morning and finally got...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
Thanks! You should hear me try to say...

Thanks!

You should hear me try to say "balaclava"... hopefully folks won't think I'm wearing pastry under my helmet. Seems messy and might attract varmits. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
Thumb WNWT - The Gear

I'm sure there are gear geeks out there so thought I'd share what I used. Plus someday when I can't remember, I'll have a place to look it up. Over the years I've fine tuned my riding gear and feel...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
Bummer! I'm sure I'll be back someday and I'll...

Bummer! I'm sure I'll be back someday and I'll take you up on it! :deal
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
WNWT Day 35

Sunday morning in Paris, TX in the northeast corner of the state... just a short ride to either Oklahoma or Arkansas. The storms from the night had passed, sky was blue and sun was shining. ...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
I'm coming to get you Ed and we'll head back...

I'm coming to get you Ed and we'll head back down... you packed?
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
WNWT - Texas Ranch Gates

With all the miles I put on riding around Texas over the last month... I've probably went by several thousand ranch gates. Some very simple and some over-the-top extravagant. I didn't take as many...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
WNWT Day 34

Saturday morning in Anson, TX... cloudy and cool 40's. Never cracked 50 degrees all day and ran through showers on and off most of the day making it a fairly gloomy day for travel. Never had to...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
Yep, had a great ride to Springfield. Ended up...

Yep, had a great ride to Springfield. Ended up being some of the best weather of the trip. Mid-60's and sunny all day. Arkansas definitely got some rain on Saturday night though! Roads were dry...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
WNWT Day 33

Friday morning was breezy and low 50's in White's City. Carlsbad Caverns sit at the northern edge of the Guadalupe Mountains National Park and the 7 mile road up to the Caverns twisted and climbed...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,197
Posted By Evomx971
Great ride report... love the mix of...

Great ride report... love the mix of outstanding scenery and history!
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
WNWT Day 32

Thursday morning in Deming, NM. Jeff treated me to another great breakfast at Manolo's. Can't beat the 2-2-2 Special for $3.25 to get the day started right.

Great sun all day and temps in the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
Didn't investigate... that would have been one...

Didn't investigate... that would have been one heck of a shortcut if it led to Carlsbad!
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
WNWT Day 31 - Part Two

Devil's Highway slain... gassed and hydrated in Clifton and ready to head back to New Mexico and hook back up with buls4ever.

Just your average, everyday mystery hole next to the gas station......
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
PM sent...

PM sent...
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
Yep... staying below I-40 for as long as I can...

Yep... staying below I-40 for as long as I can before making the run north to Iowa. I've gotten into a couple open, windy areas, nothing too terrible, have been in worse in the midwest but I'm sure...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
WNWT Day 31 - Part One

Wednesday morning in Springerville, AZ... which is at 7000 feet. That elevation manifests itself in several ways.

One... the altitude doesn't seem to affect the Triumph too terribly but once...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
Thanks man! Next is to talk some of my riding...

Thanks man! Next is to talk some of my riding buddies into getting them. Well, except Travis. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
It was a fantastic ride! Lots of piled snow on...

It was a fantastic ride! Lots of piled snow on the sides of the road and just one section of about 40 yards of re-freeze ice that I saw in plenty of time. I took 78 east to 180... another great...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
No mounting issues on the Neotec. I was able to...

No mounting issues on the Neotec. I was able to use the clamp-on mount (more secure than the stick-on method). There's pretty much one spot you can put it so it doesn't foul where the faceshield...
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
Thumb WNWT - electronics

Waiting for it to warm up bit more this morning before heading down Devil's Highway and over to New Mexico so thought I'd share my navigation/communications/entertainment set up since I know there...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
WNWT Day 30

Tuesday morning bright, sunny, and low 50's at my rustic motel in Tonopah, AZ... this pic has it all. Motel with southwestern charm, sweet Triumph Tiger, sunshine, mountains, and palm trees......
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 35,936
Posted By Evomx971
Clif bars and Fiber One bars are staple food for...

Clif bars and Fiber One bars are staple food for me and my sleek figure :huh

The Girlfriend is not a fan of Clif bars. The Cool Mint are one of the better flavors IMHO. I bought a box of them...
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