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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-15-2014, 08:04 PM
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Posted By ~wsrock~
September ...

September

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=923185
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-15-2014, 07:43 PM
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Posted By ~wsrock~
GS Trophy Qualifier 2012 South Carolina ...

GS Trophy Qualifier 2012 South Carolina

http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/gg569/wsrock/2012-09-23_13-48-28_148-1_zpsf55df720.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-15-2014, 07:37 PM
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Posted By ~wsrock~
Western Labrador 28 deg F near Labrador City ...

Western Labrador 28 deg F near Labrador City

http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/gg569/wsrock/advrider/IMG_5866-1_zpsc01b53b1.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-15-2014, 07:03 PM
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Views: 432,106
Posted By ~wsrock~
I flew my bike over to Europe as oversized...

I flew my bike over to Europe as oversized baggage in 1998. This was taken outside St. Moritz Switzerland. I still use that tent today (a Moss Stargazer). It's been all over the Western Hemisphere...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,903
Posted By ~wsrock~
No Bugs, No Bears, No Bikes Trans Lab Sept 2013 Alone Day 10

Day 10

Hard to believe it takes ten days to cross a few Provincial borders. You'd think, well, I could drive to Florida and back in six days (from Maine) stopping every night! Well, this is...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,903
Posted By ~wsrock~
No Bugs, No Bears, No Bikes Trans Lab Sept 2013 Alone Day 8

Day 9. Offshore and into Nova Scotia.

Before "going to bed" I had a long conversation with my new Harley-riding-jet-building friend from Quebec. We talked about many things for quite a long time....
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,903
Posted By ~wsrock~
You'll know him as he has a foot long goatee...

You'll know him as he has a foot long goatee beard, powerful tattoos, well spoken. He rides with a leather great coat you might see in a Clint Eastwood movie. I know he wants a GSA for his RTW trip...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,903
Posted By ~wsrock~
Perhaps on the Trans-Taiga Road...

Perhaps on the Trans-Taiga Road...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,903
Posted By ~wsrock~
I'll take you up on that! Likewise here in the...

I'll take you up on that! Likewise here in the Pine Tree State. Great to meet you.
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,903
Posted By ~wsrock~
I like those spike things you see in ice races! I...

I like those spike things you see in ice races! I don't think the road department would want to see those on my bike though... I was counting (and also concerned about) Tropical Storm Gabrielle...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,903
Posted By ~wsrock~
DAY 7 FRIDAY THE THIRTEENTH I didn't...

DAY 7 FRIDAY THE THIRTEENTH

I didn't register it was Friday the 13th. Friday the 13th told me it was Friday the 13th. It took awhile. First it baited me through the morning with vistas from...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,903
Posted By ~wsrock~
No Bugs, No Bears, No Bikes Trans Lab Sept 2013 Alone Day 5 (cont.)

Day 5 Continued


Mary’s Harbor had a sign for a hotel a few miles ahead of the turn-off. I was fortunate to quickly catch and read it. It being dusk, rainy, and windy I elected to get a room....
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,903
Posted By ~wsrock~
Out of curiosity what kind of rear tire did you...

Out of curiosity what kind of rear tire did you have? A shard is a shard I guess but I have a theory that deeper and wider pattern knobby tires might meet the shard with solid rubber. That is, if...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,903
Posted By ~wsrock~
Wow. In a way glad to hear I wasn't "just doing...

Wow. In a way glad to hear I wasn't "just doing it right". It's the worst bridge I've ever crossed. And its a shiny new thing too! I don't even think crossing at speed would work either(certainly...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2013, 07:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,903
Posted By ~wsrock~
No Bugs, No Bears, No Bikes Trans Lab Sept 2013 Alone Day 5

Day 5

http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/gg569/wsrock/welcome2_zps8235c0df.jpg

http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/gg569/wsrock/ScreenShot2013-10-02at74406PM_zps670e1b1f.png
A bit chilly this...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,903
Posted By ~wsrock~
Hi Murph! You're coming up in the next...

Hi Murph!

You're coming up in the next couple of days!
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,903
Posted By ~wsrock~
No Bugs, No Bears, No Bikes Trans Lab Sept 2013 Alone Day 4

Day 4 (early AM)

It's been blowing all night. I was behind a screen of dark scraggly trees, which absorbed the brunt of the wind yet there still seemed to be a switch in directions every few...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,903
Posted By ~wsrock~
No Bugs, No Bears, No Bikes Trans Lab Sept 2013 Alone Day 3

Day 3

The next morning was gray and cold. We got up at first light and luckily had no visits from bear or more of a concern some hard hat wearing guy in a white pickup telling us we violated the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,903
Posted By ~wsrock~
No Bugs, No Bears, No Bikes Trans Lab Sept 2013 Alone

Yeah, yeah, another report on the Trans Lab. Hopefully I'll include new and shiny tid-bits to help those who want to make this trip.

For myself, I kept hearing it’s all going to be paved soon so...
Forum: Canada 09-13-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,429
Posted By ~wsrock~
Got caught up in that closure or Trans Canada...

Got caught up in that closure or Trans Canada Highway 1. Awful accident between a full size semi and a Kia Sportage. I would guess ten kilometers n either side of the accident held station for 6...
Forum: Canada 09-13-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,429
Posted By ~wsrock~
Thanks. Wind is a blow in' for sure. 70 degrees F...

Thanks. Wind is a blow in' for sure. 70 degrees F plus now. Called the Ferry over by St. John's and they are running so I'm head east now from Deer Lake. Heated gear coming off for first time in a...
Forum: Canada 09-13-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,429
Posted By ~wsrock~
http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/gg569/wsrock/T...

http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/gg569/wsrock/TransLab%202013/image_zps6684bb5d.jpg

I just ran the Trans Lab itself including the Quebec component the 9th to the 12th clockwise. In Newfoundland...
Forum: Racing 12-02-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,485
Posted By ~wsrock~
They're Great! Thanks Bill! :clap

They're Great! Thanks Bill! :clap
Forum: Racing 10-02-2012, 07:42 PM
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Views: 2,485
Posted By ~wsrock~
East pics

and how we got there

http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/gg569/wsrock/rally-sheet_zps0dda2175.jpg

that was an interesting 2 hr ride. I decided to hit every checkpoint just to be sure :deal
Forum: Racing 10-02-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,485
Posted By ~wsrock~
East pics

An example of our accommodations.

http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/gg569/wsrock/2012-09-23_13-48-28_148-1_zpsf55df720.jpg
Forum: Racing 10-02-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,485
Posted By ~wsrock~
East pics

Insert Banjo music here...

(this was on the "extra credit" trail)

http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/gg569/wsrock/DSC00262-1_zpsf29d1773.jpg
Forum: Racing 10-02-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,485
Posted By ~wsrock~
East pics

(pardon the cel phone camera quality!)

http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/gg569/wsrock/devon1rider2-1_zpsb26b15dd.jpg
...
Forum: Racing 10-02-2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,485
Posted By ~wsrock~
East & West

http://i1244.photobucket.com/albums/gg569/wsrock/2012-09-22_18-43-34_71-1_zps580f4117.jpg

East: Forest. Dirt. More like the movie "Deliverance" (Now you listen, Ed. Damn it, we can get out of...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,644
Posted By ~wsrock~
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVm0bdwFClA ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LVm0bdwFClA

Here you go in Slo-Mo. Don't feel bad as others hit the exact spot and did the same thing. These videos are a bit clipped as I was on the recovery crew....
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,644
Posted By ~wsrock~
I've most likely got the video of you. Haven't...

I've most likely got the video of you. Haven't posted the spills yet. What were you wearing for a jacket and helmet?
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,644
Posted By ~wsrock~
"A great pic of Dan Farson eating it up on the...

"A great pic of Dan Farson eating it up on the F800. I tell you what, competition aside, he is one heck of a rider. The best thing about his riding is that you can tell its all old school on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,644
Posted By ~wsrock~
>>How about somebody posting a pic of the 3...

>>How about somebody posting a pic of the 3 finalists.

<a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,644
Posted By ~wsrock~
That sounds like a good place. I'm leaving Maine...

That sounds like a good place. I'm leaving Maine tomorrow early AM and will plan on being there Thursday night. Looks like it's about 12 miles away from the BMW Performance Center.

Here's a map of...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,644
Posted By ~wsrock~
Hmm, Nice color choices! I guess you can find me...

Hmm, Nice color choices! I guess you can find me by looking for the Neon Arai. This photo was taken on Sunday testing the gaffer tape placement:eek1

<a...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-16-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,644
Posted By ~wsrock~
I am, if they let us. I emailed a request but...

I am, if they let us. I emailed a request but haven't heard yet. Will try calling tomorrow.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,644
Posted By ~wsrock~
I know, I know, I'm about to change out to TKC's...

I know, I know, I'm about to change out to TKC's here for the first time using the Best Rest Bead Breaker and thought I'd better do it here then in the parking lot in Greer in case I totally flub up!...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2012, 04:58 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,644
Posted By ~wsrock~
Midcoast Maine. Here's the text from BMW ...

Midcoast Maine. Here's the text from BMW


GS Trophy Challenge East Coast Qualifier Rally Event Information

This is a fun event for all skill level riders. Prizes will be awarded to...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-14-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 17,644
Posted By ~wsrock~
I'm coming down from Maine. Planning on two ten...

I'm coming down from Maine. Planning on two ten hour days so the bike will be in the back of the truck with knobbies as its a bit of a marathon in two days. Putting tires on tomorrow. Got the word...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-18-2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 549
Views: 22,313
Posted By ~wsrock~
Last Minute one more IN! Whitehead event,...

Last Minute one more IN!

Whitehead event, Wagonwheel Sat. night. and maybe Sunday night. Called Wagonwheel to see if OK for space and they said lots.
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,687
Posted By ~wsrock~
I'm 6'2" 185 lbs. Rallye 3 is 58 Jacket and 106...

I'm 6'2" 185 lbs. Rallye 3 is 58 Jacket and 106 Pant. You want a longer pant size so your boot is covered in the seated position.
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