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Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-14-2015, 08:48 PM
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Posted By advFord
Not A Ride But Come Anyway

After next weekend's rides to wherever head down to Costa Mesa for the opening of my photo exhibit of Places Beyond. :deal
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Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
Orange County Photo Exhibit and Charity Fundraiser Event

Friends in and around Orange County hope to see you at this event! :deal

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-s45HZe3SjPs/VSreXtCvkGI/AAAAAAAADTc/Aieu2vSzvDk/w1376-h1032-no/PlacesBeyond_Invite.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7,949
Views: 1,281,455
Posted By advFord
I have the EarthX EXT18B...

I have the EarthX EXT18B (http://earthxmotorsports.com/shop/etx18b/) for 18months and over 20,000 miles. I only had one problem with it on one of many cold mornings over 14,000ft in the Andes. After...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7,949
Views: 1,281,455
Posted By advFord
I just unclipped the wires then pulled the rubber...

I just unclipped the wires then pulled the rubber back and used my hands like a man. They are just on there really snug.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-31-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 24,871
Posted By advFord
Sorry for the sizing. I'll try to go back through...

Sorry for the sizing. I'll try to go back through and fix that. :norton
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-31-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 24,871
Posted By advFord
Return to DVNR!

After a year absence while I was out doing a bit of riding (see where (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=917572)) I returned to the Noob Rally.

Getting my Xchallenge ready for another...
Forum: Thumpers 03-30-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 7,949
Views: 1,281,455
Posted By advFord
If you don't want to buy a special tool just for...

If you don't want to buy a special tool just for it... a regular deep 18mm socket will work too, you'll just have to pull it out with your hand.
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7,949
Views: 1,281,455
Posted By advFord
Got it! 23k miles in the valves are still good. ...

Got it! 23k miles in the valves are still good.

Intake: .076 and .063
Exhaust: .279 and .305

Changing spark plugs while I have the airbox off. Ready for death valley.
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7,949
Views: 1,281,455
Posted By advFord
I got everything off but the camshaft lobes are...

I got everything off but the camshaft lobes are facing the opposite direction of what this picture instructs them to be. The TDC is lined up. How do I get the cam lobes facing outwards? I just want...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-21-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,068
Views: 190,013
Posted By advFord
Kyle - I didn't have my bike sorted for any...

Kyle - I didn't have my bike sorted for any camping or touring when I first went to the noob rally. I just threw my tent, sleeping bag, and a change of clothes in a 30Liter backpack and rode 4 hrs to...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
Buenos Aires Ferie de Mataderos

A must visit in Buenos Aires

Among all the other great things Buenos Aires has to offer there’s one that stood out from the rest. Across the city many neighborhoods have weekly festivals or...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
La Boca Buenos Aires

To the south of the city of Buenos Aires lies one of the most photographed neighborhoods in Argentina, La Boca. It’s brightly colored buildings are so well known that people assume all of Argentina...
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
new posts

New posts are up and there are bout half dozen more to come! Thanks for following along.
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
More from Buenos Aires: La Bomba del Tiempo

A grungy warehouse in the heart of Buenos Aires is the last place you’d expect to find a thousand people gathering on a Monday night. But that’s what happens every monday night. At the Konex, an old...
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
Mundo Lingo. More Fun than Language School

Three nights a week in different bars around popular neighborhoods in Buenos Aires, about 100 people gather to meet others from around the world and practice or learn new languages.</p>
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Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
Going to a Concert in Buenos Aires

<p><img class="aligncenter size-full wp-image-4454" src="http://placesbeyond.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/793870_335147809970265_5085246704203660674_o.jpg"...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-29-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3,068
Views: 190,013
Posted By advFord
Thumb AdvFord back from South America and ready for Death Valley! Wait List :-/

Joel please add me to the wait list! Thanks!

Dan - advFord - MC3 - D3 - G650X Challenge
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
Incredible! That's amazing, David. We figured out...

Incredible! That's amazing, David. We figured out that we never met but we have mutual friends and I visited the bar she worked while here. She's doing great work down there.
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2014, 09:42 PM
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Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
:clap :clap :clap I wish you all the best!

:clap :clap :clap

I wish you all the best!
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
Portrait of a Journey: Ambrotypes in Beunos

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<p>The days of my motorcycle...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 09:31 AM
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Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
It's really easy to just get sucked into the...

It's really easy to just get sucked into the hostel life where you're around people you can easily converse with in english and while I made some great friends that way, I really needed to remind...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
Beginning of the End. Arriving in Buenos Aires

My Last Ride into Buenos Aires</h2>
<p>The cool morning in <a href="http://placesbeyond.com/san-antonio-de-areco/" onclick="_gaq.push(['_trackEvent', 'outbound-article-int',...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
already dreaming of the next one. I'm happy with...

already dreaming of the next one. I'm happy with the X and I'd take it around the world.
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
San Antonio de Areco, Argentina

I wanted to get to Buenos Aires but knowing that would be the final stop of this adventure, I didn’t want to get there quite yet. I’ve regularly used the standard traveler’s guide Lonely Planet to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
Sorry it's taken so long to reply. I can only...

Sorry it's taken so long to reply. I can only focus on one thing at a time.
My responses in blue below!


send me the RR link or a just a photo when you're on your adventure. Buen Viaje! - Dan
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
back at it

Hey everyone! I'm finally back in southern California after 6 weeks traveling 9,000 miles around the US filming for work. I'll now have time to finish my RR to tell the rest of the story as well as...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
soft luggage. no question. I love the Giant Loop...

soft luggage. no question. I love the Giant Loop panniers. I gave them quite the beating and they held up. I mean I wasn't doing sledding on wet asphalt like you but I did put them down on...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
Alta Gracia, Argentina

Alta Gracia is a small town less than one hour south of Córdoba city. A well paved four lane highway cuts through the flat farm land which makes for a fast yet otherwise forgettable ride. The town...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
Great question. I definitely met more...

Great question. I definitely met more moto-travelers who were roughly around my age, 30. So it was more circumstance. It was also about schedules and where we stayed. Most of the older riders I met...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
Ben - congrats on getting that bike back on the...

Ben - congrats on getting that bike back on the road. Where'd you ride/camp?
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
Thanks for following. That's a lot of catching up...

Thanks for following. That's a lot of catching up you did. Getting home from a trip to Boston and Austin tonight so I'll be writing another post on the plane home tonight. Stay tuned.
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
I did not have a clean page for every border. In...

I did not have a clean page for every border. In fact for the last few borders I had to ask them to put up to six or seven stamps per page (and they did). I ended up with 18 stamps from...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
What a great afternoon hanging with a dozen...

What a great afternoon hanging with a dozen southern california ADVers.
Great to see Joel and Leo again and to meet so many more of you. I'll be back in September, now we gotta ride together. ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
Look forward to hanging with NSFW, CollinsB,...

Look forward to hanging with NSFW, CollinsB, libratrades, KilO, DCMSpikes,Scubalong, M1 Jeep, and mnsty tomorrow at the BBQ in Costa Mesa. Call or text if you need anything 714-three one seven 31721....
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-25-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 32,435
Views: 3,179,325
Posted By advFord
Great! See you there!

Great! See you there!
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
Thanks to everyone who's sent an RSVP for...

Thanks to everyone who's sent an RSVP for Saturday's BBQ in Costa Mesa.
If anyone else wants to come just let me know! See you Saturday. Thanks to those who donated. No obligation! Anyone is welcome...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-24-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 32,435
Views: 3,179,325
Posted By advFord
Great! Anyone is welcome just shoot me a message...

Great! Anyone is welcome just shoot me a message to RSVP to keep the board free.
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
The Seven Waterfalls La Falda, Argentina

Wanting to leave the city behind, I took a day ride north to see a different area of the state of Córdoba. My host, Martin, mentioned a few places to the north that were worth riding to so I picked...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
Enjoy the camping trip. That sounds great. I'm...

Enjoy the camping trip. That sounds great. I'm hoping to do a few small trips this fall around SoCal.

And thank you for offering your print services. I'll follow up with you later! Thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 117,626
Posted By advFord
Hey! Still working on finishing the RR about the...

Hey! Still working on finishing the RR about the last 5 weeks of the trip. Almost there! I meant to just write in Buenos Aires but I became far too distracted with other things in the city. :evil ...
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