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Forum: Ride reports Today, 04:32 AM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
A legendary duo nears the end of their ride! Oh...

A legendary duo nears the end of their ride! Oh no!

Lots of admiration and respect to you both for a brilliant ride. You left me with great images and stories from your adventures, thank you for...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Today, 03:51 AM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
Of course. And even though the TA won't need help...

Of course. And even though the TA won't need help lifting, we'll do it anyway.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Today, 12:16 AM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
A gathering of TA's in Hill Country would be huge...

A gathering of TA's in Hill Country would be huge fun. Let's do it! Hopefully mine will be the only one in HRC livery. We can invite the Kiwis and Aussies, watch them crash in the streams and laugh...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Today, 12:02 AM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
If this thread was about an upcoming sport bike,...

If this thread was about an upcoming sport bike, a new Ducati or something, I'd go for the manual version. I couldn't do without the sense of personal control, perceived or not, plus the strong...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-02-2015, 05:25 PM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
Got used to the power of prayer. Beautiful area,...

Got used to the power of prayer. Beautiful area, worth the crashes. Those bump gates were fun too. Best bbq in Junction ever. Great women. Be back with my new AT one day.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-02-2015, 07:56 AM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
Probably sgould have read all the DCT posts but...

Probably sgould have read all the DCT posts but get behind a dozen pages with no internet and don't catch up, so a question: how does DCT know not to upshift when your on a steep dirt descent in 1st?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-01-2015, 04:26 PM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
And the most impossibly slick stream crossings,...

And the most impossibly slick stream crossings, in Texas hill country. Went down hard twice in 5 days. Almost too slick to walk.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-01-2015, 02:51 AM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
But you have to admit, you laughed. F1000GS, oh...

But you have to admit, you laughed. F1000GS, oh man that's the funniest thing anyones posted in weeks!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-01-2015, 02:04 AM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
Classic advrider post. Not the norm, but...

Classic advrider post. Not the norm, but prevalent enough to be unsurprising.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-29-2015, 03:44 PM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
No. The HP2 is 176 kg's dry, 1143cc's, and the...

No. The HP2 is 176 kg's dry, 1143cc's, and the engine/driveshaft/final drive is an immense lump, so 165 kg's.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-29-2015, 03:23 PM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
It will be, or close. How else are you going...

It will be, or close.

How else are you going to 'change the adventure world forever'? Can only be weight. All the other bases are already covered by the evil troika.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-29-2015, 03:03 PM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
" Yesterday we tested an adventure bike which is...

" Yesterday we tested an adventure bike which is going to change the face of the adventure world. Forever. "

165 kg's dry.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-29-2015, 02:00 PM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
This is my business :evil

This is my business :evil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-29-2015, 01:25 PM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
I just came back from getting away and in front...

I just came back from getting away and in front of my bike here to see if I'm imagining it. But even allowing for the shadow, that doesn't look like a 21" front. We know the real AT is 21", but maybe...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-29-2015, 01:11 PM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
Anyone spot what's wrong with this? ...

Anyone spot what's wrong with this?

http://i1338.photobucket.com/albums/o695/jmgg1956/37eb8112-4bd1-4d59-ac8b-ec7ba3a4095a_zpsrd8epka5.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-29-2015, 12:05 AM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
How about jets? That new HA420 sure looks nice....

How about jets? That new HA420 sure looks nice. Like to see KTM try that. mayday mayday, engine fire, going down! Or BMW. mayday mayday, controls unresponsive, going down! Or Yamaha. Tower, returning...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-28-2015, 06:25 PM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
Wondrous thing. That sounds so good. Like when...

Wondrous thing. That sounds so good. Like when the 916 came out, words were used like that. Not long now and we'll be awash in them again.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-25-2015, 06:17 AM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
Thanks for that, but it's not blind faith. Wait...

Thanks for that, but it's not blind faith. Wait for the 4th video.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-25-2015, 06:11 AM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
Pete, the new TA is a 1000 cc bike, you'll never...

Pete, the new TA is a 1000 cc bike, you'll never be interested as you've said many times, so why don't you fuck off somewhere else.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-25-2015, 05:59 AM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
14,983 posts. lol.

14,983 posts. lol.
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2015, 05:28 AM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
From one solo rtw'er to another, there's tons to...

From one solo rtw'er to another, there's tons to admire about what you're doing. Man, you're committed in so many ways to your own ideas and unafraid to talk about them. Plus your creativity Is...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-22-2015, 05:01 AM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
Yup, and people are going to be shocked at how...

Yup, and people are going to be shocked at how light it is.

So when was the last time HRC was seriously involved in a production bike that didn't deliver?

There'll be another movie soon....
Forum: Latin America 04-22-2015, 01:50 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,064
Posted By OK Lucinda
or put another way " I will practice safety with...

or put another way " I will practice safety with mistresses on this ride"
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-18-2015, 07:40 PM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
Yup. Been stuck for 2 weeks waiting for a boat....

Yup. Been stuck for 2 weeks waiting for a boat. Along with a couple of Aussie kids. Should be along any day now:freaky
Forum: Latin America 04-18-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 111
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Posted By OK Lucinda
That's a shame. But air cargo is air cargo. ...

That's a shame. But air cargo is air cargo.

So, crate the bike and fill out the paperwork for a piano. For authenticity show up in a tuxedo. The first time anyone bumps the crate, slap them hard....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-17-2015, 12:31 AM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
But there's sooo much we haven't discussed yet. ...

But there's sooo much we haven't discussed yet.

Horn for instance. Any real RTW bike should have two modes. You need one toot for cities in those countries where hitting the horn means "I'm...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-15-2015, 06:56 PM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
That was stated as fact, which considering your...

That was stated as fact, which considering your high cred means it is fact. What else do you know?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-15-2015, 06:51 PM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
Not sure how the CCM GP450 Adventure is working...

Not sure how the CCM GP450 Adventure is working out, but it looked like it was going to own this space. Anyone have one?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-14-2015, 10:32 PM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
Wasn't being critical at all. Live and let live....

Wasn't being critical at all. Live and let live. In fact I made a good Scottish friend on the road who had a totally monster load and another German friend with an enormous load. Both were good...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-14-2015, 08:10 PM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
Be interested in painkilla's take here, but...

Be interested in painkilla's take here, but personally I'm addicted to electronics. The more the merrier. I ride with a very small load, but have every toy imaginable. There are so many comforting...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-14-2015, 06:27 PM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
An idea: A big load at the beginning of a...

An idea:

A big load at the beginning of a big ride isn't such a bad idea.

It becomes obvious after a while where the insanity lies, then stuff gets shipped home. Check into a hotel after a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-14-2015, 07:14 AM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
...and you're at 15,000' on the altiplano...

...and you're at 15,000' on the altiplano...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-13-2015, 11:07 PM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
Yes, I think you've been solo rtw:evil I...

Yes, I think you've been solo rtw:evil

I know exact what you mean. But as you know, sometimes you're in a situation where you have no choice but to ride something you don't want to solo. For me, I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-13-2015, 08:44 PM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
With no new information until November, what the...

With no new information until November, what the fuck are we going to talk about for six months? Show some discipline and walk away from here? It's a train wreck, hard to look away, but man.

What...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8,010
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Posted By OK Lucinda
Slightly disagree. You've heard the stories...

Slightly disagree.

You've heard the stories and they're true. If you don't have passenger pegs in Latin America you will be seriously regretful. Had a set FedEx'd to Guatemala after realizing my...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 09:02 PM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
Tasmania was great. The paved road SE out of...

Tasmania was great. The paved road SE out of Strahan towards Hobart was epic.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 08:47 PM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
Was in a funny little place , population maybe...

Was in a funny little place , population maybe 10, Cape Crawford, and someone called me in a friendly way a 'snap-frozen yank'. Like a cold version or something.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 07:37 PM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
This is taken from Touratech Seattle's weigh-in...

This is taken from Touratech Seattle's weigh-in event from maybe 4 years ago. Adam was the first guy to go rtw on a HP2. Hans Eichmann was the second. Their long rtw's were brilliant partly because...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8,010
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Posted By OK Lucinda
This has to be Aussie. The expression 'long...

This has to be Aussie. The expression 'long black' is uniquely Aussie. Which is interesting because the poser ratio there is possibly the lowest in the world. Great country, big respect.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-11-2015, 04:01 AM
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Posted By OK Lucinda
I really don't understand, with respect. ...

I really don't understand, with respect.

Take an HP2, add a HPN tank, a Renazco seat, one of the many available windshields, and you have what the new AT is going to be. 100+ hp, 200 kg, 250...
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