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Forum: Europe 02-19-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 813
Views: 183,106
Posted By jackburton
2006 F650GS - Portugal

Hi,
Here is the deal - I have a 2006 F650GS ABS. It is a US Spec Bike (bought in US and I have a US title). It has been legally imported into Portugal (long story and a lot of time) - it has it's...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-10-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3,780
Views: 835,243
Posted By jackburton
Western Sahara

http://i103.photobucket.com/albums/m121/beccfi/nkc032.jpg

Somewhere in the Western Sahara
Forum: Europe 02-10-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,063
Posted By jackburton
I have had my bike in france for about 17 months...

I have had my bike in france for about 17 months now. I got insurance through AXA. It was a hassle, but cheaper than the ADAC, plus I got full coverage. I just carry the US registration. It is...
Forum: Europe 02-09-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 715
Posted By jackburton
I did Paris to Nouakchott in December. I...

I did Paris to Nouakchott in December.

I think I saw that you have been to Maroc alreadyon your trip planning post, so you might already know for Morocco - you can print the import document on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 644
Views: 61,728
Posted By jackburton
I love riding in France. Splitting/filtering,...

I love riding in France. Splitting/filtering, pulling up to the front at a red light, parking on the sidewalk (don't ever take a car parking place). I don't know how I will "re-adjust" to the US...
Forum: Face plant 05-17-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,780
Posted By jackburton
Yeah, I took a decent spill while it was raining...

Yeah, I took a decent spill while it was raining a couple of months ago. Scared the hell out of me. I was very nervous when I got back on the bike - and since it rains in France pretty much everyday...
Forum: Europe 11-16-2007, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By jackburton
Thnks for the replies. I'll keep looking (or...

Thnks for the replies. I'll keep looking (or maybe it would be better to start looking for something else, then I'm bound to find it).
Forum: Europe 11-16-2007, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By jackburton
Anti-sieze France

Hi,
I've looked in Norauto, Mr. Bricolage, and a bunch of other stores. I'm trying to find anti-sieze and not having any luck. Does anybody know what it is called in French (although I think I...
Forum: Europe 11-02-2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,550
Posted By jackburton
I'll give those a try. I'm just a little suprised...

I'll give those a try. I'm just a little suprised that of all the people that ride here - there isn't a larger selection/quality of gear.
I'm always ready for some beer...
Forum: Europe 10-21-2007, 06:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,550
Posted By jackburton
Motorcycle Clothing Paris

Hi,
I was hoping that somebody could point me in the right direction. I'm living outside of Paris (near Versaille) and need some new gear now that it's getting colder + weight loss. I've checked out...
Forum: Europe 09-13-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By jackburton
I just sent my F650 to France. I used Berklay...

I just sent my F650 to France. I used Berklay Airfreight. It was okay. PM me if you want more details.
bryant
Forum: Europe 09-05-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 384
Posted By jackburton
Roadside assistance, France

Hi,
I am living just outside of Paris and have my bike here. Does anybody have any suggestions for roadside assistance. I.E., a yearly membership and if my ride breaks down or flat tire, they...
Forum: Europe 09-05-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By jackburton
Hey man, I'm actually at HEC as a student. If...

Hey man,
I'm actually at HEC as a student. If you want to give me a call at 0699786231 or email at beccfi@yahoo.com - were in the middle of checking in - so I don't know what I have going on, but...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2006, 07:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,163
Posted By jackburton
Great time. Really enjoyed the ride on Saturday....

Great time. Really enjoyed the ride on Saturday. next time some knobbies for me. Thanks for bringing the firewood. It would have sucked Friday night with no campfire. I completely forgot until...
Forum: Europe 10-05-2006, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By jackburton
moving to france

I just got accepted to school and will be moving from the US to France next year.
I'm thinking about taking my F650GS with me (bought it a couple of months ago and don't want to take the hit for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-09-2006, 06:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By jackburton
Yeah, I'm going if I'm here. I'm probally going...

Yeah, I'm going if I'm here. I'm probally going back overseas sometime in October. summer's over, money gone, shit.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-07-2006, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,042
Posted By jackburton
I live in Chesapeake, but occasionally ride...

I live in Chesapeake, but occasionally ride across the state up to Bristol.
Forum: Africa & Mid East 07-30-2006, 01:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,580
Posted By jackburton
I'm a fan of Thuraya. Can do pre-paid calling and...

I'm a fan of Thuraya. Can do pre-paid calling and some of the phones will take a GSM chip. The rates are also cheaper than iridium and imersat.
The best way to go probally is just a GSM phone, and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-25-2006, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By jackburton
When you go, be careful. I rode back through...

When you go, be careful. I rode back through Mt.Rogers on 58, and there is a sign that says "Gravel". Anyways - there are large square sections cut in the road filled with, umm, gravel. I wasn't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-24-2006, 02:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,256
Posted By jackburton
I'm on a 650GS with tourances, so I try to avoid...

I'm on a 650GS with tourances, so I try to avoid anything too difficult.
You weren't over in the dismal swamp were you:wink:
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-23-2006, 08:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,256
Posted By jackburton
I'm down in Chesapeake too, so far the only dirt...

I'm down in Chesapeake too, so far the only dirt I've found is my driveway.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-18-2006, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By jackburton
Probally Friday and/or Saturday. I'm pretty open....

Probally Friday and/or Saturday. I'm pretty open. It's been a couple of years since I've been up there. So see the family, etc tommorow and thursday.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-18-2006, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By jackburton
Thanks, that was exactly the info I was looking...

Thanks, that was exactly the info I was looking for.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-18-2006, 05:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By jackburton
Forgot to mention that. I'm on a F650. It'll be...

Forgot to mention that. I'm on a F650. It'll be the first time taking the F650 off road. Something mellow, easy dirt/gravel. I'll only have street gear with me, and I have to ride the bike 400 miles...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-17-2006, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 559
Posted By jackburton
Southwest Virginia

I'm going to be up in Abingdon this week visiting relatives and was looking for places to ride. I know Mt. Rogers is close, just don't know where to go.
Not looking for anything difficult.
Any...
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