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Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 28,592
Posted By PapaBravo
Subscribed. I'm planning a trip with a...

Subscribed.

I'm planning a trip with a buddy of mine from London to Vladivostok in 2013. I copied your phone number and will call you closer to our start date so we can hook up in Moscow!
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Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2011, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6,734
Views: 2,073,626
Posted By PapaBravo
Mark Shouldn't you be writing this RR...

Mark

Shouldn't you be writing this RR completely in Spanish now for practice?? :evil

I've been following all along, what an experience! Enjoy your ride, and evaluate where you are each day. ...
Forum: Americas 11-04-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By PapaBravo
As for eating, as you travel west on Rt 23, you...

As for eating, as you travel west on Rt 23, you will get more and more into Amish country and there's lots of local places to eat. Expect high carbs in everything. I've had several good meals at...
Forum: Americas 11-04-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By PapaBravo
This one's a slight modification that adds a few...

This one's a slight modification that adds a few miles/minutes, but keeps you out of downtown Lancaster and York, which would be PITA city as well:

http://g.co/maps/mjcx5

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Forum: Americas 11-04-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 848
Posted By PapaBravo
Not a lot of avoiding traffic lights and such in...

Not a lot of avoiding traffic lights and such in SE PA when you're near suburban Philly. This route is pretty good. It gets A LOT better once you turn onto PA 23. From the map it looks like a huge...
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 472,098
Posted By PapaBravo
I have been following this since you set off some...

I have been following this since you set off some weeks ago. While I prefer to not muddy up RR's with superfluous comments, I find your journey and the way you tell the story to be quite compelling....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-03-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 96,680
Posted By PapaBravo
I'm thinkin' it's time for this baby to get...

I'm thinkin' it's time for this baby to get countersteered right down to Head Explody. :kboom
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-03-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,638
Posted By PapaBravo
The better question is when this thread gets...

The better question is when this thread gets flushed, will it swirl clockwise or counterclockwise? :evil
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,742,418
Posted By PapaBravo
It's a sad day Doug, I see you were un-stickied. ...

It's a sad day Doug, I see you were un-stickied. Loving the RR. Looking forward to meeting you at one of the shows this winter.
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6,734
Views: 2,073,626
Posted By PapaBravo
I am pretty sure "Flyin' Sam" has been superceded...

I am pretty sure "Flyin' Sam" has been superceded by "Ruta Muerte Sam" :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 96,680
Posted By PapaBravo
Mr. Ed is already Dead. :lol3

Mr. Ed is already Dead. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2011, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 96,680
Posted By PapaBravo
I'll call BS to that. If you could, you could do...

I'll call BS to that. If you could, you could do it without ANY lean. Now go try that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 402,529
Posted By PapaBravo
Case in point, BMW has never issued a final...

Case in point, BMW has never issued a final drive recall for the final drives that never fail! :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 402,529
Posted By PapaBravo
Also if you get a tuner and get the EPA tune out...

Also if you get a tuner and get the EPA tune out of there it will idle much cooler as well. They are hot because they are lean.
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 188,029
Posted By PapaBravo
Oh the irony of meeting an Amish man driving not...

Oh the irony of meeting an Amish man driving not just a motor vehicle, but a rented truck at that (!!) across Montana. Living in the vicinity of Amish country, I know enough to know that you want to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 402,529
Posted By PapaBravo
Your basing your info on a 2000 model HD? You...

Your basing your info on a 2000 model HD? You might be well off going to take another look at how things have progressed since the turn of the century :norton
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 188,029
Posted By PapaBravo
Dave, Great RR, I have been lurking since you...

Dave, Great RR, I have been lurking since you started, didn't want to interrupt.

Those fences are snow fences, meant to stop blowing and drifting snow. Let's say that their effectiveness is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 188,059
Posted By PapaBravo
Just last night I was leaving work and climbing...

Just last night I was leaving work and climbing on my '08 V-Rod which has had some serious customization and a guy pulls up in a GMC Sierra, rolls down the window and says "Man I really don't like...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2011, 05:41 AM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 96,680
Posted By PapaBravo
With or without dynabeads?

With or without dynabeads?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 402,529
Posted By PapaBravo
I think they have to do a few things to the motor...

I think they have to do a few things to the motor to make it a decent touring platform. I have stroked mine to 1402 cc. and it's now making just over 100 lb-ft of torque... At those levels it would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 96,680
Posted By PapaBravo
I've found the best combination is Citronella as...

I've found the best combination is Citronella as a fuel additive, diesel in the crankcase. :lol3
That way you smell good in the corners.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 96,680
Posted By PapaBravo
TIKI Oil, of course. :huh

TIKI Oil, of course. :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 402,529
Posted By PapaBravo
Fizzed it for ya.

Fizzed it for ya.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 96,680
Posted By PapaBravo
Absolutely, they would all fall to the side of...

Absolutely, they would all fall to the side of the tire during the countersteer, reducing countersteer effort. :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,688
Views: 1,986,265
Posted By PapaBravo
I'm in for a copy Walter. I see a weekend in...

I'm in for a copy Walter. I see a weekend in front of the TV coming soon!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 52,245
Posted By PapaBravo
I find it amazing that this thread has gone 13...

I find it amazing that this thread has gone 13 pages and not one mention of the A$$holes one sees once in awhile wearing their Sons of Anarchy gear. I've heard (not seen) that you can get some real...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2011, 05:08 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,742,418
Posted By PapaBravo
As long as the crazy Russians aren't bringing...

As long as the crazy Russians aren't bringing along heavy trucks to help you across the "hard parts" :rofl:
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 472,098
Posted By PapaBravo
I think we all love your wife just a little bit...

I think we all love your wife just a little bit more now :D
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,742,418
Posted By PapaBravo
I think he hooked up with one other guy at the...

I think he hooked up with one other guy at the start of the RoB and also met someone else - I think on the way up to RoB from Tynda that was going to tag along... It's back there a few pages...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,742,418
Posted By PapaBravo
Did I recognize those combination wrenches to be...

Did I recognize those combination wrenches to be Thorsen? They sure look like the set I have from back in the '70s. Good tools.

I sure hope you did cross that bridge and put at least a pinky on...
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