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Forum: Americas 10-20-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 815
Views: 119,114
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Only 4 hours left

I am not sure if it is OK to advertise someone else's Kickstarter here but here goes, this fellow has written a book based on his parents trip from Mexico City to Peru in 1959 on a Lambretta 150cc...
Forum: Americas 03-16-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 773
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
According to the above newspaper article you can...

According to the above newspaper article you can legally leave your bike in the USA for up to 1 year. If the person who is storing your bike does not ride it I do not see any problems.

Just put...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 17,164
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
I know this report is 3 years old but is there...

I know this report is 3 years old but is there any chance that you can post the original pictures?

We have lots more bandwidth now and I know I would really like to see the pictures in their...
Forum: Americas 03-10-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 773
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
You are not supposed to leave anything behind...

You are not supposed to leave anything behind when you leave Canada, the US probably has a similar regulation. :cry

Text copied from the relevant Canadian web page here:...
Forum: Equipment 07-19-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 103,634
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
MEH, 13 lbs vs 9 lbs not a big difference

I carry too much stuff anyway, on the Cruiser riding along River Road in Big Bend NP:...
Forum: Americas 04-06-2012, 05:10 AM
Replies: 22,488
Views: 1,663,211
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Hoping to hear from someone who crosses the border to use a dentist.

I was hoping to hear from that somone on this board that has experience with going to Mexico and using a dentist across the border. No time for a longer trip into Mexico or Guatemala this time so...
Forum: Americas 04-05-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22,488
Views: 1,663,211
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Looking for a good Mexican dentist close to Alpine, Texas

We are riding for another 2 weeks and I need to visit an inexpensive but good dentist.

Does anyone have any experience with Mexican dentists and can you recommend one.

We are in Alpine,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 22,711
Views: 3,680,108
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
You can make your own tool

Sorry no picture but I took a broken 14MM socket and used a hand grinder with a cutting wheel to remove about 1/3rd of the outside rim of the socket that normally holds the nut you are trying to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 170,853
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Would love to read some more when you have time!

Subscribed, if you ever get a chance to post some more :clap

I am very interested in your descriptions, lots of RRs with BTDT and the pictures to prove it but your descriptions add so much more.
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,263
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
I like to be comfortable

and be able to ride at 90 to 100 mph in Montana.

I always had a lot fun on my Cruiser no matter where the path takes me:
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-16-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2,233
Views: 121,039
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
If you are still looking for a GPS for this rally

Garmin 276C preloaded for Roaming Rally 2011
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Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,129
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
How much time do you have for this ride?

I have been following your SPOT today and I am wondering if you have enough time to get off the Interstates?

I rode across the Dakotas and Nebraska on smaller roads and it can be much more...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 230,016
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Inspiring

Keep going :clap


Carl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-30-2010, 06:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,075
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Missed lots of good food and beer

but you have to look after family first.

I better get started on that RR then.

Some pictures from the BBQ:

Food...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,414
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Re-united with the Cruiser

Arrived at Tim's home Saturday evening August 28, 2010 after a long trip from Toronto and here is what I saw:
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-29-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,075
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Ready to party

Flew from Toronto San Francisco yesterday and arrived at Tim's place last night.

Here is a look at his bar:
...
Forum: Canada 07-02-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3,095
Views: 597,193
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
This could be huge

Not only will many of our American friends ride the 'Beaver Trail' (CCT if beaver is not acceptable) but we should be able to entice many AdvRiders from Europe and the rest of the world.

Only a...
Forum: Latin America 06-06-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,503
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Another old man heading into Mexico

I had to leave my bike in California in the spring but I am returning at the end of August to resume my trip.

I am also planning to ride into Mexico in October I have never ridden there and I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,414
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Back home

Thanks Tim, we will have that BBQ, I expect to be back in California in 2 months or so. There is lots more for me to see in California so I won't just take the Cruiser home.

Hopefully I will...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-18-2010, 02:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,065
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Back home

Thanks Tim, we will have that BBQ, I expect to be back in California in 2 months or so. There is lots more for me to see in California so I won't just take the Cruiser home.

Hopefully I will have...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-15-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,065
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
The Cruiser is gone from the motel

Well I gave up waiting for the leg to improve, it still hurts like hell and my motorcycle riding Chiropractor friend now tells me that it could be 2 months before I am riding again

Tim, 'Qwik' on...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,414
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
The Cruiser is gone from the motel

Jman, You are so funny. :lol3

Well I gave up waiting for the leg to improve, it still hurts like hell and my motorcycle riding Chiropractor friend (not Jman, he only knows motorcycles and...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2010, 03:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,414
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
An inmate has offered to pick the bike up.

The bike should be on his truck and on the way to storage by Thursday PM.

Looks like I am covered. :clap:clap


A big thanks to all who offered help.

This asylum is the best. :freaky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-15-2010, 03:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,065
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
An inmate has offered to pick the bike up.

The bike should be on his truck and on the way to storage by Thursday PM.

Looks like I am covered. :clap:clap


A big thanks to all who offered help.

This asylum is the best. :freaky
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-14-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,065
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
**resolved**Need help San Jose, CA inmate to ride my bike to storage

I am at a motel in Mountain View, CA and have been here since I injured my leg last Thursday

The details are in my ride report:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=563226

I went...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2010, 05:59 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,414
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
It turns out that the leg is not healing fast enough.

I went back to the Dr. in Santa Clara Tuesday, I hurt my leg last Thursday.

http://clubbhouse.smugmug.com/Other/Carl/April-2010-week-3-Riding-in/P4131943/837193008_Uakwp-M.jpg

Dr. now says it...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2010, 03:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,414
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Wink I now have a variable idle adjustment.

This is a great riding area, lots of tight curves following each other closely or longer sweepers, good roads are everywhere.

We must have ridden thousands of curves in the last 2 weeks.
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,414
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Tuesday April 6, Taking the Cruiser for a test ride.

Today we went for a short ride in the hills west of San Jose, CA to give the modified fuel injection controls a good test. Leaving the motel:
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,414
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Monday April 5, working on the Cruiser

I have had problems with the Cruiser for a long time.

http://clubbhouse.smugmug.com/Other/Carl/2010-April-week-2-Riding-in/P4041929/830061174_LkX7s-M.jpg


This is what we used to replace the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,414
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
I appreciate all the comments

My brothers and I have been riding motorcycles since we were teenagers. It seems that we always end up riding in the dirt sooner or later. :clap

We also ride dirt bikes and dual-sport bikes but...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,414
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Tell me about it!!!

Believe me I knew I messed up even as it was happening. Three days later this is what I have to remind me of the lesson:
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,414
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Better to let the bike go down

This is a long story so I will skip right to the end here: I am back
at the Ramada in Mountain View where we have been staying and only
checked out this morning. The sports doctor said I will be...
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,414
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
I am watching Tim the Toolman Taylor on TV

Is that not punishment enough!!! :rofl

At least it is better than watching Oprah. :puke1


Carl

BTW my knee hurts like hell!!! :1drink
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2010, 07:29 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,414
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Sunday April 4th, Yosemite with sleet, snow and rain.

Leaving the motel in Clovis, CA

http://clubbhouse.smugmug.com/Other/Carl/2010-April-week-2-Riding-in/P1200801/830247805_xNgVM-M.jpg


This happened when we stopped here for lunch:
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2010, 11:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,414
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Saturday, April 3rd, wild ride in fileds and along cow paths.

Leaving the Motel in Sanger, CA

http://clubbhouse.smugmug.com/Other/Carl/2010-April-Riding-in/DSCF0678/827084276_hhWcr-M.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2010, 10:41 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,414
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Thanks for the kind comments and friendly advise

h20pumper Quite the adventure!

This is my first ride report and I am trying to keep up to date on the road but failing. The credit for most of the pictures since Tonopah, NV goes to my brother...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2010, 10:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,414
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Sorry about that Harley thing Wendy

Thank you very much for looking after Bruno's Buell so well last week. The tire you installed already has 1,000 miles on it and looks to be good for a lot more.

Yes, you live in such a great...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,414
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
Cruiser still has lots of problems

And not just the rider who is getting too old to be doing this kind of riding.

To be fair to the Cruiser I knew it had problems before I left but I wanted to use this trip and the assistance of...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,414
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
As of Tuesday April 6, 2010

According to the GPS 3612 miles but I know that the GPS was off for many hours on day 2 due to a melted fuse and my superior electrical skills.

These skills have improved considerably since I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 10,414
Posted By OffRoadCruiser
The sheepskin has not seen the light of day

I find the Cruiser seat very comfortable and have not taken the sheepskin out of storage so far even when riding 12 hour days on I80.

Bruno uses his sheepskin all the time but maybe he has other...
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