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Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 1,140,694
Posted By black top bob
Thank you John. Passing along your experiences...

Thank you John. Passing along your experiences and knowledge gives the rest of us who live on a minimalist budget and limited resources hope for our own adventures. I just finished a four thousand...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,465
Posted By black top bob
I am following your adventure with great...

I am following your adventure with great interest. I just completed about 5000 miles on a klx 250 with ZinaMP, on her xt250. It would be great if we compared notes. Ride safe.
Regards, btb.
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 61,418
Posted By black top bob
Deanman, ZinaMP and I on our 250's just...

Deanman,

ZinaMP and I on our 250's just missed you in Trinidad by about a day or so. Too bad, we have been following you since the start. We were in Black Mesa State Park camping while you...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 1,140,694
Posted By black top bob
My 06 is perfect for me. It is easy to balance,...

My 06 is perfect for me. It is easy to balance, tractors through anything and motors down the twisties. The interstates get a bit scary though. But at my age it is light enough for me to lift without...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 61,418
Posted By black top bob
Enjoying the ride report. You guys out the west...

Enjoying the ride report. You guys out the west really have beautiful roads to ride.
We might cross paths on the TAT.
Ride and camp safe.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-29-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 843
Posted By black top bob
Thanks for the pics. Nice bike. Another place I...

Thanks for the pics. Nice bike. Another place I have to get to.:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 428
Views: 61,418
Posted By black top bob
Me too. :1drink 12 days to departure.

Me too. :1drink

12 days to departure.
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 31,868
Posted By black top bob
Dave, you are just a few weeks ahead me, and I am...

Dave, you are just a few weeks ahead me, and I am following your reports with much interest. They are giving me inspiration and laughs. Sort of a been there and done that effect. I have the same...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 31,868
Posted By black top bob
Cloudsplitter, I 'm in on this. :clap Be safe...

Cloudsplitter,
I 'm in on this. :clap Be safe and leave a good trail. I'll be out there in July on my terrific 250.
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 1,140,694
Posted By black top bob
You guys' stories and smiles are the best...

You guys' stories and smiles are the best entertainment. It was a long winter up in Pennsyltucky, and Juan sure helped so many up there in the old-age home.
I'll be checking out the new thread by...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 1,140,694
Posted By black top bob
Howdy John, After all your helpful advice over...

Howdy John,
After all your helpful advice over the last year I was just starting to understand how to upload-download, etc. Just before you got back I was feeling pretty smug. Becoming a man of...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 28,481
Posted By black top bob
What he said. :D I'm in for this one....

What he said. :D

I'm in for this one. John Downs sent me.
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 1,140,694
Posted By black top bob
I just started reading it. Another top shelf...

I just started reading it. Another top shelf effort, by another intrepid soul. Great introduction. Heart felt.
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 1,140,694
Posted By black top bob
Question thanks john

John,
Zen and the art of making do. Love it! You list is now taped on the top of my kitchen table.

I'm leaving in July. My Alpo and Kibble and Bits retirement plan. I have a lap top, a free...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 1,140,694
Posted By black top bob
limited resources a long time

Hi John,
Just a line to thank you for your steady, journeyman reporting. The knowledge that you pass along is beneficial for all. By the way, in 1967 I borrowed a buddy's bike (he was stationed at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,690
Views: 396,879
Posted By black top bob
advice received

My daddy once said, "Son, don't put your face where you wouldn't put your fingers." :roflAlthough, he put his face up against a fence post and some barbed wire riding an old Indian in 1940. Mostly,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 1,140,694
Posted By black top bob
Thumb Learning as we go along

John, mi amigo,
I've been following you from day one. Your rr has been a tutorial for an old guy like me. I've been out in the slop riding this winter, practicing, and have been laying the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 485
Posted By black top bob
Wink Appalachian spring

Getting the girls ready for winter slop riding in Western Pennsylvania. We (ZinaMP and myself) did about 115 miles. I only laid it down once, at the top of driveway. Good grief I'm sad.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 367
Posted By black top bob
Wink Appalachian spring

Getting the girls ready for winter slop riding in Western Pennsylvania. We (ZinaMP and myself) did about 115 miles. I only laid it down once, at the top of driveway. Good grief I'm sad.
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 41,735
Posted By black top bob
humility

I've been with you on this entire trip and I can see you have grown. That sense of humility you demonstrate has always served so many of us well. Yes, walking in different shoes sure is an eye...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 1,140,694
Posted By black top bob
good stuff

Hi John, I've been with you for the ride, your photos and human interest writing is well done. You've got talent man.

Up here in the mountains it is ice covered and slippery, bad stuff to ride...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 1,140,694
Posted By black top bob
Thumb I drove truck for a decade as an over-the-road...

I drove truck for a decade as an over-the-road driver back in the day and if I'd have seen one of those babies coming down the road I'd have up and quit.
Good to see you back on the road...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 1,140,694
Posted By black top bob
Lurker alert. I've Been reading and subscribed....

Lurker alert. I've Been reading and subscribed. Now, I Gotta put together a plan.

My girl friend ain't ready yet, and my wife is getting closer!
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 41,735
Posted By black top bob
I like your style. I'm in. :lurk

I like your style. I'm in. :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,884
Views: 445,345
Posted By black top bob
Can't read them all, but I'm in on this one. Keep...

Can't read them all, but I'm in on this one. Keep us poor bastards posted, be safe and happy new year.
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3,803
Views: 1,749,868
Posted By black top bob
Thumb just found this rr

I just started reading your RR. You have been doing what so many of us wish we had done! A joy to read. I shall follow from my desk, here at my snowed covered, cold, old age home in the NE. Regards,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-13-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,951
Posted By black top bob
You guys rock

What a wonderful 10th anniversary trip. :clapBig Ben is on my bucket list. My klx250 is just rearing to go. Sitting up here in Pennsylvania in the snow is getting real depressing, your photos and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 102,322
Posted By black top bob
gravel goat

Interesting thread. When I was a teenager in the early sixties I borrowed and crashed a couple of bikes. Demolished one of them through barbed wire and a tree. Gravel road, too fast etc. No license...
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