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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-24-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 458
Posted By roborider
I used an aqua box and a nuvi and it worked...

I used an aqua box and a nuvi and it worked great. I upgraded to a zumo but passed the aqua box and nuvi down to my son and he's still using it. Go for it.

Roborider - NC700x - Southwest...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-24-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,067
Posted By roborider
Be sure to check out the NC700x forum

You won't find a lot of farkles in the ADVRider Flea Market for the NC700 (at least not that I've seen so far), but do check out the NC700 forum at http://www.nc700-forum.com/forum/cmps_index.php -...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-24-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,067
Posted By roborider
Congratulations! You'll have a great time...

Congratulations! You'll have a great time "farkling" and riding the NC700!
Forum: Vendors 02-20-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By roborider
If you post pictures you'll be sure to sell some!...

If you post pictures you'll be sure to sell some!

Roborider - NC700x - Southwest Virginia
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-19-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By roborider
Fixed the Poster Link

Sorry, all - the link to the PDF for a poster to print was broken. Fixed it in the original posting, and here it is again:

http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/events/posters/Virginia2015poster.pdf...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-19-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By roborider
The more the merrier! Bring as many friends as...

The more the merrier! Bring as many friends as possible! Hope to see you there. :norton
Forum: Face plant 02-14-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,906
Posted By roborider
Lucky he didn't break his dang fool neck.... ...

Lucky he didn't break his dang fool neck.... but I'm sure he'll remember to feather that front break from now on, sit down and way back, etc. Probably a good idea to find some practice hills and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,390
Posted By roborider
I stand on my pegs often and never said that...

I stand on my pegs often and never said that anyone shouldn't. I don't consider standing on pegs as "stunting". Standing on pegs is a basic riding skill. My definition of stunting is more along...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,399
Posted By roborider
It must be either too cold to ride or to early in...

It must be either too cold to ride or to early in the morning. Otherwise I wouldn't be wasting time reading or commenting on this thread. ...

It's interesting that so many "adventure" riders in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 14,641
Posted By roborider
Read it once when I was 16 and struggled to...

Read it once when I was 16 and struggled to understand it. Read it recently and found it sad. Pirsig was so wrapped up in himself that he missed the opportunity of a lifetime. Had he spent half...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,390
Posted By roborider
Stunting in traffic with cages is irresponsible,...

Stunting in traffic with cages is irresponsible, if for no other reason than the risk of causing an accident where innocent people can get hurt or killed. But that's just my opinion. And it...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-11-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 796
Views: 110,912
Posted By roborider
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/11/46ace2f...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/11/46ace2fafcf66e760147a5338ecd0243.jpg

Roborider - NC700x - Southwest Virginia
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-11-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 4,169
Views: 1,031,455
Posted By roborider
My NC700X at a late 1800's metal furnace in ...

My NC700X at a late 1800's metal furnace in Cripple Creek , Virginia.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/11/adc4104aad9a5e6419304d2d2bdfd67d.jpg

Roborider - NC700x - Southwest Virginia
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,045
Posted By roborider
Enjoy your DCT! I have the manual version of the...

Enjoy your DCT! I have the manual version of the NC700 and like it more every time I ride her! And with the right falls you'll find yours a very nice adventure bike!
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,067
Posted By roborider
Also check out...

Also check out http://www.nc700-forum.com/forum/cmps_index.php

Roborider - NC700x - Southwest Virginia
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,067
Posted By roborider
Congrats on your new ride! Looking forward to...

Congrats on your new ride! Looking forward to seeing pics and watching as you farkle up and hearing about your adventures!

Roborider - NC700x - Southwest Virginia
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-09-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,067
Posted By roborider
Hi Mike! I'm having a grand time on your NC7! ...

Hi Mike! I'm having a grand time on your NC7! Have added a few more goodies. Went for a ride yesterday!

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/09/fb493845e1042a5091444a85bde0f66a.jpg
...
Forum: Americas 02-07-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 797
Posted By roborider
In the USA, in most states you need a license...

In the USA, in most states you need a license tag and insurance, I think.

Roborider - NC700x - Southwest Virginia
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-04-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,067
Posted By roborider
Beemerphile - those are some pretty impressive...

Beemerphile - those are some pretty impressive lights you have there, and skid plate too!

What brand of crash bar do you have on there? :norton
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-04-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,067
Posted By roborider
I know that road well, neighbor! I live in...

I know that road well, neighbor! I live in Galax, and last summer rode the Back of the Dragon (hwy 16) and also into Burkes Garden, and down past Walker Mountain on the way home! Great roads...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-04-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,067
Posted By roborider
Where were you....

Duellin - where were you in this pic and when? Looks a lot like rural Appalachia... :-)

Thanks for sharing!
Forum: EMEA 02-01-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 861
Posted By roborider
Thanks for the tips!

Yes, got extremely lucky on ferries and hotels!

A hotel room opened up from a cancellation at the Ascot right in Douglas when I was looking, and I snagged that. Managed to get the last available...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,359
Posted By roborider
Dibs...

What a great price...

Dibs and second dibs... assuming this is for tucked-in pants... :evil
Forum: Road warriors 01-30-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 324,790
Posted By roborider
Cornering...

I would agree, but then again, I'm not exactly an aggressive "cornerer" and with my Shinko 705's I'm not a good one to comment at length.

However, I will say that given the low engine and with the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 324,790
Posted By roborider
Chad - will be glad to, when I get back home next...

Chad - will be glad to, when I get back home next weekend. Will post here, and send you a PM, too. I've got a rear view pic somewhere that I'll post, too.

PS. Can't find the pic, but given...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,184
Posted By roborider
Never had a desire to ride sport bikes. I'm 58...

Never had a desire to ride sport bikes. I'm 58 and been riding since my teens.

I did have a Honda 400 Supersport in the 70's but decided it just wasn't my style.

My latest bikes have been...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,270
Posted By roborider
1. Riding defensively is key to accident...

1. Riding defensively is key to accident avoidance. Slow down in advance of possible accidents and in heavy traffic or poor weather conditions. Anticipate and expect the worst. Leave...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 1,261
Views: 324,790
Posted By roborider
A very happy NC700x Adventure owner...

I've decided to call my NC700x an "Adventure", since I have a plethora (eg. "bunch") of farkles (eg. "accessories/options") that make a good dual sport ride for my 80/20 requirements!

She's pretty...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-25-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,067
Posted By roborider
Welcome Deckyon / Raven!

Nice looking NC700, and hope you have fun farkling! Be sure to post pics here as you install accessories - good to share you find and install so other NC7 owners can drool and learn from you.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,067
Posted By roborider
Go Dale!

Wow - way to go, Dale, for proving that the NC700x is a great and very off-road capable bike!

Really great fabrication, and beautiful bike.

Thanks for setting a great example and a high...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-19-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By roborider
I believe they're going to have a couple of ride...

I believe they're going to have a couple of ride outs and that there will be varying levels of difficulty. But I'm not sure about the off road difficulty of these.

Roborider - NC700x -...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-18-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,103
Posted By roborider
Freeborne's Eatery and Lodge at Milepost 248, Hwy 18

Be sure to stop here for lunch, dinner or overnight! VERY motorcycle friendly, and just off the Parkway on Hwy 18 near Sparta NC.

Freeborne's Eatery and Lodge +
14300 Hwy 18 South
Laurel...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-18-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 555
Posted By roborider
Appomattox, Virginia Horizons Unlimited Travelers Meeting- April 9-12th, 2015!

Here's an April event to put on your calendar - Horizons Unlimited Motorcycle Traveler's meeting in Appomattox, Virginia, USA! The HUBB events are great opportunities to meet fellow riders, learn...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-16-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,067
Posted By roborider
Welcome Lexar to the NC700! Agree with you on...

Welcome Lexar to the NC700! Agree with you on the "torquey-ness" and storage space, and that the low red-line isn't a problem, just a characteristic you need to get used to. I previously had a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-15-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,067
Posted By roborider
Welcome, Konrad! Nice looking ride! Now, ...

Welcome, Konrad! Nice looking ride! Now, start adding accessories. .... :-)

Roborider - NC700x - Southwest Virginia
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-15-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,067
Posted By roborider
Nice looking amigos, McMann! ...

Nice looking amigos, McMann!

http://i836.photobucket.com/albums/zz286/Twmcdono/imagejpg1_zpsf7121297.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-15-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,067
Posted By roborider
Thread on track...

As fascinating as the discussion may be about horsepower and speed... (or not be... yawn...), did any of us really buy the NC700 (or 750) for its speed potential? hmmmm, probably not!

I started...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-13-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,067
Posted By roborider
Riding up Cripple Creek VA, to have a little fun... on my NC700x

Short music video of my Christmas week adventure ride on my NC700X to Cripple Creek, Virginia! (4 mins) (Don't view in fullscreen mode, though - keep it in the small window)

Video: ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-13-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,067
Posted By roborider
Skid Plate - Hepco Becker

Skid Plate is Hepco Becker.

I like your trial of the 45T on the rear - will probably do the same, to get a bit more power in 5th. Although I do a fair amount of slab, I don't think I'll notice...
Forum: Europe 01-11-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By roborider
Hi Pete - we're picking up bikes in Chichester on...

Hi Pete - we're picking up bikes in Chichester on the 10th and planning to overnight in Liverpool and then considering Glasgow the next night, sharing in Scotland till the 15th and then heading...
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