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Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Wicked Fabulous!

Tom and Heidi,

From your fan club in Minnesota, thanks for posting the great ride reports and pictures. An inspiration for everyone. Its great that you find adventure no matter where you are,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2,814
Views: 1,904,537
Posted By bike4ever
Many, many thanks

Like several other recent readers, I don't know how I missed this incredible story. Came upon it three weeks ago and spent many a lunch hour and late evening catching up. I am just bummed because now...
Forum: Europe 02-21-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,094
Posted By bike4ever
Thanks to all!

Thanks to everyone for the advice. Tagesk, thanks especially for the offers of help and the map. Believe it or not, I already have a copy! Picked it up on a bicycle tour a few years ago, though...
Forum: Europe 01-23-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,094
Posted By bike4ever
Travel Advice: Cinque Terre, Tuscany, Umbria

My wife and I are planning a two week trip to Italy this summer, starting in Milan, ending in Rome. We are renting a BMW out of Milan. Our plans our not set, other than the first days will be spent...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Thanks for the report

What can anyone say, except gorgeous pics and a great report, as usual.
http://cavebiker.smugmug.com/Adventure-Travel/DR1/DR913200/1155038351_E5MwU-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Wicked Great Report - Keep it coming!!!

Tom,

Great report and adventure, as usual. Can't wait to read about the rest of the trip.

Regarding your cheap travelmate "Hipster would constantly fill his Sporster with regular gas when we...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Bump...and a Weather Report

Tom, Heidi, and Hipster,

I assume the latter is now tearing up the DR along with his two hosts! Hope all is going well and you have not found too much trouble.

Just to make you jealous:rofl,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Jealous

Tom and Heidi,

Dammit, just when I thought you were going to have to settle down with real full time jobs and suffer like the rest of us, you go and pull this!

Congratulations! You've done...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Good Luck Tom and Heidi!

Tom,

Such a great adventure deserves to be bumped.

I have been traveling a lot lately and haven't had an opportunity to catch up. I see you are attempting another career change. Best wishes...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2008, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Crash....and Phipps?

Tom,

Very glad to see that the only problem from the crash enabled another small adventure. Another story for the memory book.

Hipster,
I'm not sure Heidi is up to reliving the adventures...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
More?

http://cavebiker.smugmug.com/photos/299627269_9BKsC-L.jpg

Tom,

I have to believe there are more of these (pics) with less shall we say something?:clap

Don't expect you to share!
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 989
Views: 237,966
Posted By bike4ever
Thanks for Posting!

Please keep these reports coming. The more reports like yours and Cavebiker's I can run past Mrs. Bike4ever, better chance I will be able to follow some day.

Beautiful photo's too! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2008, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Thanks, again and again!

Tom,

Can't thank you enough for continuing the ride reports. Its been a tough early spring here in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Many inches of snow last weekend in areas near here. This week was...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Away for a Few Days...

Hey Caves,

I'm away for a few days from ADV and look what I miss!

SO glad to see that whatever the scare was, thankfully it was only that. Ride and Rock ON! :clap

Last, it must have been...
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Jealous!

Tom,

I forwarded your message to Doug A. In all his car rebuilds, he must have encountered a similar problem before.

BTW, reading your last post made me about as jealous as I can ever...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2008, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Withdrawal...again!

Buuummmpppp!

And its been 10 days since the last post. It snowed again this weekend here in your old home of Minneapolis. We need our Cavebiker fix!!!

:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 199,692
Posted By bike4ever
Beautiful Pics!

My last visit to the Banff area was in '82 on a peddle bike. Thanks for transporting me back to those heady days of youth. Now I can't wait to do it again with a bit more horsepower.

I'm a bit...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2008, 06:01 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 30,518
Posted By bike4ever
What a trip!

Noahr,

Hey, thanks for posting the great ride report. Really enjoyed the slightly off kilter view of my favorite continent to visit. Liked the way you captured some of the usual tourist stuff,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2008, 05:14 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 199,692
Posted By bike4ever
Great Trip Report!

I will add my thanks to the others; thanks for taking the time to post this fabulous ride report! Others have traveled similar or the same roads and maybe even taken the same photo's but there is...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Hi Tom and Gorgeous!

Thanks for the update Tom! Wouldn'tyou know it; the winter you and Heidi are gone is the best in many years for xc skiing. Weather is fabulous, as it was last weekend for the Birkie. I'm headed...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 104,369
Posted By bike4ever
Thanks for Posting!

Jamie, Great Report! Thanks for posting. Just spent the last couple of hours getting through the whole report, with a bit more to come. Should have known that a friendly person like yourself was a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,001
Posted By bike4ever
Thanks!

Thanks for the ride report! The pictures are beautiful and I suspect you have many more you could share. How many days was the trip?
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
5 Days Without An Update: Show Some Mercy!

Caves,

Its been 5 long days since we had an update. Hope all is well.

Those of us suffering in sub artic places need our Cavebiker report fix. A warm spell with temps in the 30's is no...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2008, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Sorry!

Cavebikers,

Sorry to report that your beloved Pack lost last night. Tough game in very tough conditions; -4F temp, -24F windchill. Remember what that feels like? Betcha don't want to!

Please...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Glad You Aren't Here?

Cavers,

Happy New Year! Best wishes for 2008! Did the Peace Corps members live up to their name last night, or did you have a wild and crazy party?

While the snow is nice, we finally hit...
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Bump

A bump to page 1 where this RR belongs; also good to see it back at 5 stars, where it belongs! :clap

Dave
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2007, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Merry Christmas!

Tom and Heidi,

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year :freaky from the employees and friends at your former employer! Winter storm watch for tomorrow; it definitely will be a white Christmas here.
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2007, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Thanks!

TJ/HJ,

Thanks for the outstanding trip report. Guatamala was very, very interesting; your pics just keep getting better and better. I'm going to send the link to Bobbi's sister; she adopted a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Spanish School

TJ,

If you get a chance, tell us a little more about spanish school. You mentioned that is was 5 hours per day (pretty intense!). How many days did you go and if you don't mind, how much did it...
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2007, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Beautiful Shot!

Cave's,

Don't know which one of you took this, but this is a great shot! The adventure continues...thanks for taking us along on the ride, especially with riding over up here in the frozen...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Oh Yeah!

TJ,

Forgive me for echoing the previous comments, but you did a great job describing the whole border crossing process. Other reports have described it, but you made me feel like I was right...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Big Mistake?

"O my! The place was jumping. The couple next to us were drinking shots of tequila. My brain wasn’t working too well so I say “Dos vasos de tequila por favor!” (Two shots of tequila please) Big...
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Catching Up

:eek1 Wow, Flying Avanti and now the man himself, the Striking Viking, all in one trip. Anyone or anything that leaves you speechless is truly amazing. Actually, this has to be a first! I've never...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Consolation

Cave,

If its any consolation (assuming its the ignition sensor and related parts), be glad you aren't driving a BMW. By the time mine was replaced on my K75, I was $600 lighter in my pocket! ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Timing?

Cave,

You know I know nothing about Harley Sportsters. Now that's out of the way, I had the exact same thing happen with my K75. It only happened when it was very hot - riding along, the engine...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2007, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Nice Pictures!

Cave,

Just wanted to echo the earlier comments! Very nice photo's! I swear you get better with every trip. Some of those photo's were front page material.:clap

And congrats on continuing to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2007, 07:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,915
Posted By bike4ever
Great Pics (and go for it!)

Frogwell,

Thanks for posting. I keep a keen eye out for any postings from you - the best photographer on ADVrider! I've been to your lovely country a couple of times and can't wait to get back...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Good News!

Hey Cavebiker,

Just got back from Italy yesterday. I will save the ranting about our fabulous trip for later. Just say we had a great time. Carved more turns in a day than I will probably ever do...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2007, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 541,250
Posted By bike4ever
Best of Luck...or Adventure!

Cavebiker and Cavegirl,

I've been out of town for about two weeks and anxiously looked for this thread to make sure you'd really started the trip. It deserves a bump! Check in once in awhile. PM...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2007, 04:37 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 25,604
Posted By bike4ever
Finally on the Road?

Tom,

Bump...Great to read that you and Heidi are finally on the road, albeit a dry run to Bayfield. Lovely spot. That's where you two honeymooned, right? If you have a chance and haven't done...
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