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Forum: EMEA 08-26-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,535
Posted By elchulopadre
:thumb Thanks! I'll let you know how it goes.

:thumb Thanks! I'll let you know how it goes.
Forum: EMEA 08-25-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,535
Posted By elchulopadre
Motorcycle Rental in Rennes, France

Hi everyone,

I'll be in France on a business trip in a few weeks. My project is near Rennes, and since I have a weekend to spend, I was wondering whether it would be possible to rent a motorcycle...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-08-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,777
Views: 432,067
Posted By elchulopadre
http://fs.smugmug.com/photos/119415031_hGcJR-L-2.j...

http://fs.smugmug.com/photos/119415031_hGcJR-L-2.jpg

http://fs.smugmug.com/photos/120215100_htNxn-M.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-11-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3,277
Views: 184,492
Posted By elchulopadre
I'm coming. :nod

I'm coming. :nod
Forum: Beasts 05-11-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5,828
Views: 1,467,004
Posted By elchulopadre
From my trip to Maine: ...

From my trip to Maine:

http://fs.smugmug.com/photos/533322043_rU4YA-L.jpg

http://fs.smugmug.com/photos/533323448_nPcR8-L.jpg

http://fs.smugmug.com/photos/533325089_yMZRc-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-10-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 50,326
Posted By elchulopadre
Lobster Run

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=462049
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-10-2009, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By elchulopadre
Full report posted here:...

Full report posted here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=462049

Enjoy! THANKS for the great recommendations!!!
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,427
Posted By elchulopadre
All loaded up and ready to go: ...

All loaded up and ready to go:
http://fs.smugmug.com/photos/533321458_QGQGC-L.jpg

http://fs.smugmug.com/photos/533321533_qU2zn-L.jpg

Not a good day to be a bug:...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,427
Posted By elchulopadre
Day 5 ... was pretty boring, from a...

Day 5

... was pretty boring, from a motorcycling standpoint. Had tasty mexican food lunch with friends in sunny, beautiful Cambridge, MA. Food was good, conversation was fantastic. Great weather...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,427
Posted By elchulopadre
:wave :raabia :smooch

:wave :raabia :smooch
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,427
Posted By elchulopadre
Day 4 I woke up feeling really tired. I...

Day 4

I woke up feeling really tired. I slept a decent amount, but I wasn't as energetic as usual. I had some water, put on my running shoes, and headed out.

The day was pretty cloudy. A bit...
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,427
Posted By elchulopadre
In Boston, safe and sound (but too tired to...

In Boston, safe and sound (but too tired to type)! Will update you guys in the morning.

Cheers!
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2009, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,427
Posted By elchulopadre
Day 3 The first thing I noticed when I woke...

Day 3

The first thing I noticed when I woke up - at 6:30 in the morning - was that the sun was out in full splendor. Wow - what a day. First time since saturday (!!!) that I see blue skies....
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,427
Posted By elchulopadre
Pics, I've got - laptop, not so much. Don't...

Pics, I've got - laptop, not so much. Don't worry, though - they're coming!
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,427
Posted By elchulopadre
That was yesterday's... Here's today's: Day...

That was yesterday's... Here's today's:

Day 2

The Rain in Maine falls Plainly on the Insane!

Yep, I'm in Portland, Maine. What a day!

So I woke up briiiight and early. The plan was to go...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,427
Posted By elchulopadre
Lobster Run! Now with PICS!

Pics here! (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=9789430&postcount=19)

Day 1

Greetings from Albany!

Got here safely after an easy six hours' ride. The skies looked threatening all...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-04-2009, 05:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By elchulopadre
NICE! Thanks for the recommendations! Don't think...

NICE! Thanks for the recommendations! Don't think I'll make it to Acadia, but I very well may stop by the campout in CT...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-03-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By elchulopadre
Nordic Lodge sounds quite... potent. Certainly a...

Nordic Lodge sounds quite... potent. Certainly a great suggestion. Looks like they're only open fri-sun, so it's looking like saturday dinner or sunday lunch... :clap

I've never been to Maine....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-03-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 592
Posted By elchulopadre
Lobster run!

I'm heading to Maine for a couple of days... gonna get me some crustacean! :dg

Leaving NYC on Wednesday morning. Gotta be back by Sunday night. Trip must include yummy, yummy lobster in Maine -...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By elchulopadre
I'm baaaack!

MAAAAN it's been a long time since I've posted in this forum - no surprise there, I've been bikeless for too long :cry

But today I hopped into the train in ATGATT. Bought a one-way ticket :clap
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-25-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3,277
Views: 184,492
Posted By elchulopadre
Oooooh, it's been way too long since I checked...

Oooooh, it's been way too long since I checked into this thread - or into the Ear Inn, for that matter.

Give a big :fyyff to the Citibeemers from me.

And keep a big :fyyff for yerselves, too.
...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2008, 10:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,551
Posted By elchulopadre
Fxt.

Fxt.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-01-2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 88,671
Posted By elchulopadre
Gwen, FANTASTIC pics. Thanks for takin' em, and...

Gwen, FANTASTIC pics. Thanks for takin' em, and thanks for sharing 'em with us! :thumb :clap :clap :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 88,671
Posted By elchulopadre
Just reporting in. Got home about 20 minutes ago....

Just reporting in. Got home about 20 minutes ago. Smooth sailing all the way. Just about ready to pass out, so I'll save the details for later.

Thanks all for a fantastic weekend! :clap :clap :clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,924
Posted By elchulopadre
Nice set of roads you got there! Thanks for...

Nice set of roads you got there! Thanks for sharing! :thumb

I miss mountains :cry
Forum: Face plant 08-27-2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 15,853
Posted By elchulopadre
Flor de gilún, así no se hacía! Fuera de...

Flor de gilún, así no se hacía!

Fuera de joda, que te recuperes pronto. Ojalá te pongan yeso o algún tipo de venda, que a las namis les copa.

Que te sea leve, y que te sea breve!

Un abrazo
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,165
Posted By elchulopadre
:clap :clap :clap :clap :clap That's...

:clap :clap :clap :clap :clap

That's awesome. Glad to see the NYC 0300 lives!

Do it in February next time, YFFs
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2007, 09:22 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,458
Posted By elchulopadre
Glad you enjoyed the link... now disregard, and...

Glad you enjoyed the link... now disregard, and refer to RandomGS' post above. Oops.
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2007, 09:20 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,458
Posted By elchulopadre
That makes sense. Scratch anodizing from the...

That makes sense. Scratch anodizing from the list, then.
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2007, 09:10 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,458
Posted By elchulopadre
Anodizing changes the structure on the very...

Anodizing changes the structure on the very surface of aluminum (which, if I remember correctly, is what the F650GS's wheels are made of).

When you alter the structure, you make it slightly porous...
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2007, 08:59 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,458
Posted By elchulopadre
Wouldn't it be easier/better to just anodize the...

Wouldn't it be easier/better to just anodize the wheels?
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,458
Posted By elchulopadre
I am by no means an expert, but here's my guess. ...

I am by no means an expert, but here's my guess.

Because you'd be painting on a smooth, clear-coated surface, the paint would not have as good a 'grip'. By sanding it down to a rough, unpainted...
Forum: The Garage 05-28-2007, 08:36 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,458
Posted By elchulopadre
My guess would be to try to find police-version...

My guess would be to try to find police-version plastics. They're white from the factory, and they get painted (or is it decalled?) pretty much by definition, so they're probably a way easier...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By elchulopadre
Yeah. Hadn't been doing a whole lot of that....

Yeah. Hadn't been doing a whole lot of that. Hopping on the bike and going for a spin, yes. Riding? No.

I really missed it, and yesterday, even after an 800+ mile day (just about the longest I've...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By elchulopadre
OK, let's try that again. I just re-read the...

OK, let's try that again.

I just re-read the first parts I wrote, and they're not much more than a list of events. While they happened, they're not really what counts. Here, then, is a little bit...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2007, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By elchulopadre
Alarm goes off at 6:30, kickstand's up at 7....

Alarm goes off at 6:30, kickstand's up at 7. Turnpike, here I come. There's a thick haze, fog/smoke of some sort - and it's spread out over a pretty big area. At one point, I find a guy on an F650GS....
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By elchulopadre
At this point, I'm desperate to get on the road,...

At this point, I'm desperate to get on the road, so on the road I get. Mr. Garmin gets instructions to take me towards Atlanta, as there's an off-chance I might meet up with Meathead on Friday at...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2007, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By elchulopadre
I figured that the sleeping bag was at my dad's...

I figured that the sleeping bag was at my dad's place, which is where I stayed for the first few weeks of my life here in Miami until I got my own apartment. So I loaded up the bike, and realized I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By elchulopadre
Talking To the hills and back: Eastern Rendezvous 2007

For the past ten months or so, I've been living in Miami. Life is good, but my moto opportunities around here have taken a significant dive in quality and quantity compared to when I lived in NYC.
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 27,315
Posted By elchulopadre
Happy to report that Forrest has safely arrived...

Happy to report that Forrest has safely arrived at elchulopad.

He didn't bring the Hooters girls with him :bluduh

Hopefully he'll post some pics before he heads out.

:freaky

Edit: Forrest...
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