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Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 17,267
Posted By wescnmbkr1
Soph9

:norton
I've heard and read that Louisiana is still recovering from the devistation of Hericane Katrina, and LEO spotted an easy ticket since you were out of town!
Sorry you had to endure such a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 34,157
Posted By wescnmbkr1
schmitty

:1drink
Thanks for sharing your trip! Well written, and very interesting. Best of luck to the both of you, and hope your dreams become reality!!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-04-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 116,814
Posted By wescnmbkr1
Although there is very little original OEM...

Although there is very little original OEM fenders, etc. showing on this bike, I believe it to be a Zundapp----not quite sure of the exact model.
:nod
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 358,833
Posted By wescnmbkr1
BikerAl #1253

:clap Welcome Home, well to your Dad's home anyway! You did a great job of riding, and narrating your journey. Well done! Glad you completed your goal!!
wescnmbkr1
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 358,833
Posted By wescnmbkr1
BikerAl #275

:wink:Don't forget the possibilities of using newpapers as means of insulation, and plastic bags as a means of wind blocking, and/or water proofing. You would be surprised at how well these items...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 358,833
Posted By wescnmbkr1
BikerAl #186

:nortonThis is a great photo of you, your sisters, and "mom holding you!"This meant to be a life long memory, don't ever loose it.
Ride safe!
wescnmbkr1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-11-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,347
Posted By wescnmbkr1
Wicked airheadpilot

This is a very disturbing cinerio! My 2012 has always had a noisy engine, valve clatter, cam chain clatter; not exactly sure of the real source of noise since new. I asked my local dealer at the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 19,861
Posted By wescnmbkr1
NorWis

:wink:
Thanks for figures on your fuel, etc.
Yes, I am hoping to complete the rest of the trip, but just when is unknown.
wescnmbkr1
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 19,861
Posted By wescnmbkr1
NorWis

Is your bike the GSA with the large fuel tank? What has been your miles per gallon fuel average? You have mentioned running low on fuel, but I don't recall you needing to use your emergency fuel...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 34,999
Posted By wescnmbkr1
Wink Arwenalaska

:clap
Great trip, terrific photos, thoughtful narration!!
Good to know you had such a great journey, and home safely.
wescnmbkr1
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 34,999
Posted By wescnmbkr1
GaryAK

:huhOhoh--this is not a "Beemer", it is actually the Honda STP 1300 (ST1300 Police Special).
This is a great travel log!! :clap
Happy Trails!:freaky
wescnmbkr1
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 34,999
Posted By wescnmbkr1
arwenalaska

:clapHave followed your adventure from your home thru Bellingham, WA., all through your travel's up to today, June 9, 2014. Or at least that is this evenings date as I write------CONGRATULATIONS on...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-19-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 27,845
Views: 5,541,007
Posted By wescnmbkr1
XT1200 Tenere center stand Lifting Handle

Recently I met with a group of Tenere riders, and had several comments as where to purchase the Folding Lifting Handle I have mounted to the frame under the riders seat. It is now being supplied in...
Forum: Canada 04-15-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,175
Posted By wescnmbkr1
CanadianX;SoSlo

You don't have to be a Canadian to feel the way you do !!!!:clap
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4,646
Views: 560,958
Posted By wescnmbkr1
Motus

Well for the past couple of years we have heard about, read about, but not seen about! Idea's written about, a couple of magazine test rides, but still no release of the real motorcycle for the...
Forum: The Garage 02-26-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 41,567
Posted By wescnmbkr1
xcflyn

:thumbYou have the kind of shop and equipment I've always dreamed of some day having, and living in similar surroundings--------guess I'll have to continue dreaming!
Great equipment, quality...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-23-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,936
Posted By wescnmbkr1
12120

Although your original post was Feb 18; Aerostich has a sale going on with an extra % discount this weekend Feb 23.:norton
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 798
Posted By wescnmbkr1
Mark-ll

Oxtar boots are usually a little wider than other brands. Oxtar had to change their name; now known as TCX Boots, Made in Italy.

I wear a wide shoe (not 15 4E) and they were the only brand wide...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-16-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 56,979
Posted By wescnmbkr1
Triumph

Wish I had your project!!!
Sounds like you are or will be searching for numerous 1st generation Triumph pieces. I used to work with a gentleman who lived & breathed Triumph. If he no longer has...
Forum: Americas 07-30-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 21,947
Posted By wescnmbkr1
NewfiRider

Thanks for the great posting of the Trans Labrador Highway. Planning this for next summer. Great Information!
Thanks for relating cautions where needed.
wescnmbkr1:*sip*
Forum: Airheads 07-13-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,575
Posted By wescnmbkr1
Dellorto

Pilot Jet----just off idle
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-07-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,761
Posted By wescnmbkr1
New Tire Balance

New tire will have a "colored dot" on the side wall near the bead area, this "dot" is the light area of the tire and should be used to locate the valve stem; in other words line up the "dot" with the...
Forum: Americas 04-01-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,358
Posted By wescnmbkr1
Ottagonian

Happy Trails to you!! You will be covering a lot of territory in a short period of time, especially trying to enjoy the scenery along the way. One thing I haven't seen mentioned, I suggest you get...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,202
Posted By wescnmbkr1
reed523

Pathfinder's had a habbit of cracking exhaust manifolds and breaking exhaust manifold mounting studs/bolts----because of the tight clearance in this area of the engine compartment it can get costly...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-06-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 27,845
Views: 5,541,007
Posted By wescnmbkr1
Specterx

It's called a pillow.:rofl
Forum: Face plant 02-27-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 636,714
Posted By wescnmbkr1
DaleB

:huh Just found your thread; A dreaded experience all riders worry about ! Hope your recovery improves so you and your family continue a good life together. Keep your spirits high and enjoy the...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,964
Posted By wescnmbkr1
Sidi Boots

All Sidi Boots are cut for NARROW FEET !!!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-15-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 137,507
Posted By wescnmbkr1
Anakee Tire

Red Cat---Thanks for the good Anakee tire recomendation. Your descriptive answer is what I was hoping to read.
wescnmbkr1
Forum: Canada 02-14-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,936
Posted By wescnmbkr1
Too Tall and squonker

:wink: I can verify that the storms in June 2008 did great damage to the roads from Fort Providence through to Fort Nelson. I had just returned to Fort Providence on the McKenzie Hwy after spending...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 137,507
Posted By wescnmbkr1
Michelin Anakee Tires

:jjen I'm trying to get some feedback from riders using the Michelin Anakee dual-sport tires. How do they react to gravel roads, dirt 2-track roads, calcium based roads?? I'd like to hear from GS, or...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,931
Posted By wescnmbkr1
1WD and scruffy

7mm(.273 inch) plug gap would be too large, you might have meant .7mm (.0273 inch):wink:
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 613
Views: 241,386
Posted By wescnmbkr1
ownst1100

Good Thinking! Clever way to support the center pole.
I have been using the tent "foot print" as cover for my Suzuki for about 4 years. Very adaptable and relatively inexpensive, packs compactly,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-13-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 16,770
Posted By wescnmbkr1
ktm950se

This is very interesting! Where were the pictures taken? Did you take the pictures, and/or were they taken at one of the many European Motorcycle Shows?? I'm very interested to know more about...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-05-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,180
Posted By wescnmbkr1
Coxr650l

Looks like you've got a good start on something the industry needs, if you can keep the cost figures reasonable.
I'm unable to tell if you already have used the idea; but the Columbia & REI...
Forum: Thumpers 12-26-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,128
Posted By wescnmbkr1
DR650 Windscreen

Cee Bailey windscreen's are top quality!! Choose carefully to get the right height.
Online @ sales@ceebaileys.com.com

wescnmbkr1
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-13-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,134
Posted By wescnmbkr1
'12 XT1200 Tenere (center stand assist handle)

Does anyone know of a supplier or manufacturer of an assist handle for lifting onto the centerstand?:mully
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-05-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,116
Posted By wescnmbkr1
BobTossi

I've been using my 1st generation SPOT since early 2008. Was on my m/c journey for 8 weeks & was able to let my family & friends I was "OK." Two years ago I lost it somewhere, so reported to it...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 545,565
Posted By wescnmbkr1
Great Write Up

Cheryl & Leslie,
I commend you both for finishing a long journey dedicated to help other's a little less fortunate!
I too have followed your expedition from the beginning. You have done an...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 108,317
Views: 21,674,345
Posted By wescnmbkr1
COGENT Dynamics

:freakyCheck COGENT Dynamics, go to www.motocd.com (http://www.motocd.com) Ask to discuss your situation with Rick. He built my rear shock, ordered new frt. fork springs from Race Tech, including...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 545,565
Posted By wescnmbkr1
GaryAK

:kumbaya:superGary, Deb, & Duke, my hat is off to you for beeing such gracious hosts, and for more than just a day or two. You have renewd my faith in GOOD HONEST OLD TIME MOTORCYCLISTS!! Seems...
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