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Old 12-22-2012, 01:51 PM   #7696
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Still have to admire the cruise control on that thing!
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Old 12-22-2012, 02:06 PM   #7697
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New bike painting project - scrape off the shitty plastic paint that I spent so much time researching and on with the new Plastidip paint Flo used. Hope this one works. If anybody else has experience painting bikes pipe up and let me know what you think
There's a young woman named Feyala who has a wonderful ride report called "Wherever I May Roam - One Woman Living on a DR650" - and she did a neat job of painting her own bike...here's the details:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...&postcount=315

If you have some spare time to read ride reports, Kamikaze, you may just find this young woman's world quite inspiring...she takes "extreme camping" to a whole new level. Her RR starts here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=803576
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Old 12-22-2012, 03:59 PM   #7698
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ADVer in need of help!

Hello everyone, I need to borrow a rotor bolt holder and puller to check mine and chris's doos for our may newfoundland trip. I just need to borrow those tools, nothing else! I just need them for a day or two.

If you can help, you can email me (emails go straight to my phone) at melissa.vandall@mts.net or call/text my phone at 204-803-3185.
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Old 12-22-2012, 06:56 PM   #7699
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We are all getting older! But we don't have to quit riding!

http://motojournalism.blogspot.ca/

Jack sent this link to a few people I am sure, but I wanted to post it on ADV, if it hasn't already been posted. Scroll down about 1/3 of the way and watch the 20 minute video of the two older guys and how they live their life on two wheels! Truly inspiring!
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Old 12-22-2012, 06:59 PM   #7700
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Agreed to do a trip to Regina tomorrow night. Anyone want to bet a get screwed over on the reload and get stuck there till after Christmas?
Anyone want to spend a night in a Kenworth?
If you get stuck in Regina shoot me a PM.
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Old 12-23-2012, 12:07 AM   #7701
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QUOTE=John Fry;20309136]Agreed to do a trip to Regina tomorrow night. Anyone want to bet a get screwed over on the reload and get stuck there till after Christmas?
Anyone want to spend a night in a Kenworth?[/QUOTE]
No girls?????
Hey, John, i will spend christmas in my KW 660 in IA, MO, IL, KY, TN reload also TN, give me a call, Merry F..... Trucker
Christmas.

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Old 12-23-2012, 05:39 AM   #7702
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http://motojournalism.blogspot.ca/

Jack sent this link to a few people I am sure, but I wanted to post it on ADV, if it hasn't already been posted. Scroll down about 1/3 of the way and watch the 20 minute video of the two older guys and how they live their life on two wheels! Truly inspiring!
Thanks for posting this...it was delightful!!! Looking forward to seeing you and Strommergirl on the 30th...
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Old 12-23-2012, 06:05 AM   #7703
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http://motojournalism.blogspot.ca/

Jack sent this link to a few people I am sure, but I wanted to post it on ADV, if it hasn't already been posted. Scroll down about 1/3 of the way and watch the 20 minute video of the two older guys and how they live their life on two wheels! Truly inspiring!
I enjoyed that, thanks for sharing!
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Old 12-23-2012, 06:52 AM   #7704
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Anton (author of moto journalism) has a couple ride reports on this site that have some fabulous photographs.

A Maritime Photo-Journal - Home and Native Land part I - http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=387425
and
Way out West - Canada to Central America - http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=511498

Hey pifflemaster did you pose for the 2002 Aerostitch christmas card?

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Old 12-23-2012, 06:59 AM   #7705
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While going through the photos, I found this one...............................

A 140 kmph ADV salute..... somewhere between Fort Benning and Yellowstone.

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Old 12-23-2012, 07:19 AM   #7706
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Here is a direct link to the video

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Old 12-23-2012, 07:25 AM   #7707
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http://motojournalism.blogspot.ca/

Jack sent this link to a few people I am sure, but I wanted to post it on ADV, if it hasn't already been posted. Scroll down about 1/3 of the way and watch the 20 minute video of the two older guys and how they live their life on two wheels! Truly inspiring!
Thats what I want to do!!!
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Old 12-23-2012, 05:06 PM   #7708
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Hey pifflemaster did you pose for the 2002 Aerostitch christmas card?
Nah, if I posed it would be more like this:



Happy HoHo.
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Old 12-23-2012, 05:17 PM   #7709
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Reminder; ADV Luncheon, Sunday December 30, Polo Park Canad Inn...
11:30 ish
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Old 12-23-2012, 05:39 PM   #7710
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1st ice ride

Fabulous first day on the track at StMalo today on the ice. It was the first day with a new bike - a 2007 YZ250 2 stroke. Worked our way through some jetting and suspension mods...worked pretty good for the first effort with the new bike. Next week will see some gearing changes and some further suspension tweeks. As well, next week we'll probably have a 2009 YZ 450 to set up too. Probably 20 or so riders out today. Lotsa fun and comraderie. If anyone wants to come out and watch or give it a go, let me know(PM)...you're more than welcome.
Gotta take a hot shower now and warm uuuuuuuuuuuuupppppp.
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