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Forum: ADVrider annual rallies Today, 07:10 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 21,098
Posted By ktrout01
Time off has been approved, wife says to have fun...

Time off has been approved, wife says to have fun and I just took care of the PayPal thing. Good to go.
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,223
Posted By ktrout01
I've got several nights sleep on the Big Agnes...

I've got several nights sleep on the Big Agnes and what a world of difference from the Thermarest. Much better and I don't think that I'll need a cot for another couple years.
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 895
Posted By ktrout01
I picked up a set of the Aerostich tank panniers...

I picked up a set of the Aerostich tank panniers for the trip down to TN for Rick's RDV. 3000 miles later and I really like them. I had a tank bag for the trip but since I've gotten home I've dropped...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 06-27-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 21,098
Posted By ktrout01
In, missed last year due to a job change but I'll...

In, missed last year due to a job change but I'll make it this year.

Meat, BO, Thur, Yes
Forum: Trip Planning 06-11-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 46,770
Posted By ktrout01
Check with the local VFW or Legion post. Most...

Check with the local VFW or Legion post. Most have pavilions behind the clubhouse and are real decent people. You may also be asked in for a couple beers at the bar before heading out to sleep in the...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-11-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 533,187
Posted By ktrout01
Roger Bristol, CT near I-84. Tent space,...

Roger
Bristol, CT near I-84.
Tent space, garage with bike lift, tools, compressor, beer in fridge.
Also hot shower, laundry, wifi, misc other crap.

rogertessman@comcast.net
860-589-3083
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-18-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 136,030
Posted By ktrout01
Thanks to everyone for putting on such a great...

Thanks to everyone for putting on such a great event ! I had a great time and hope to see some of you guys at Cromag this fall !

Not home yet but we should make it tomorrow afternoon.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-10-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 136,030
Posted By ktrout01
Leaving in the morning. Bike is packed, fueled...

Leaving in the morning. Bike is packed, fueled and ready to go. Taking Skyline Drive and BRP down. Plan on being there for Thursday. Weather looks good until Tuesday night into Wednesday heading into...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-06-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 136,030
Posted By ktrout01
German is such a romance language. :raabia

German is such a romance language. :raabia
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-06-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 136,030
Posted By ktrout01
Now that's loud !! My hearing is damaged...

Now that's loud !!

My hearing is damaged enough from working on the flight deck. I wear ear plugs almost 24/7 now. :lol3
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-05-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 136,030
Posted By ktrout01
Taking just about the same route except we'll be...

Taking just about the same route except we'll be taking our time going down the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-05-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 136,030
Posted By ktrout01
Maybe a MK19 on a M3 tripod could shake things...

Maybe a MK19 on a M3 tripod could shake things up a bit.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 04-25-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 136,030
Posted By ktrout01
Overnight camping ride this weekend to make sure...

Overnight camping ride this weekend to make sure everything fits and works right.
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4,468
Views: 1,049,558
Posted By ktrout01
It may not be as fast as your 250 and don't...

It may not be as fast as your 250 and don't expect extended highways speeds without a sprocket change but for everything you mentioned, the TW is a great choice. I've got about 9,000 miles on mine...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 04-20-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 136,030
Posted By ktrout01
OK, so I'm a sailor and I've endured more...

OK, so I'm a sailor and I've endured more initiations and silly behavior than most people. Having crossed the equator a few times and being a Trusty Loyal Shellback (look it up if you don't know), I...
Forum: Thumpers 04-14-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4,468
Views: 1,049,558
Posted By ktrout01
I had the TW out this afternoon for a spin and...

I had the TW out this afternoon for a spin and met a buddy of mine after work. I had her up to 70 MPH (indicated) and she felt great ! The difference between the TW and my F650GS is night and day. I...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 04-12-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 136,030
Posted By ktrout01
Bike gets dropped off at the shop on Tuesday for...

Bike gets dropped off at the shop on Tuesday for a few things and we'll be all set for the ride down. Looking forward to it !!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,208
Posted By ktrout01
My commute is 90 miles so that's about 16,000...

My commute is 90 miles so that's about 16,000 right there. Throw in a couple trips and casual riding and I'm between 20-25K.
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,305
Posted By ktrout01
My wife thinks that it's normal to have this...

My wife thinks that it's normal to have this amount of gear. Don't any of you fuckin fucks breath a word.
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,735
Views: 174,393
Posted By ktrout01
This is along the same lines of Why couldn't they...

This is along the same lines of Why couldn't they make the SMART car look less like a piece of shit ?
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,735
Views: 174,393
Posted By ktrout01
I have a 1989 TW200 with both kick start and...

I have a 1989 TW200 with both kick start and starter. Most of the time I just kick it over because I can.
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,735
Views: 174,393
Posted By ktrout01
This could be the commuter bike that I've been...

This could be the commuter bike that I've been waiting for. My TW200 is just a little small for the highway portion of my 42 mile ride to work and I'd rather not roll up commuter miles on the BMW....
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,735
Posted By ktrout01
Looks pretty nice. I'll have to see if the local...

Looks pretty nice. I'll have to see if the local REI has one I can go check out.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 01-29-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 136,030
Posted By ktrout01
I just got my vacation request back - APPROVED...

I just got my vacation request back - APPROVED !!!

I guess that the third time is the charm. Another noob coming. Stand by you FFs.
Forum: Thumpers 01-28-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4,468
Views: 1,049,558
Posted By ktrout01
Very nice looking bike Eldomike ! It's a virtual...

Very nice looking bike Eldomike ! It's a virtual clone of my 1989 with the exception of the large cyclerack.
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4,468
Views: 1,049,558
Posted By ktrout01
Here's a picture with the Bridgestones, and...

Here's a picture with the Bridgestones, and cyclerack with the cyclerack pannier brackets. I bolted a small pelican case to one side and the two 1 gallon Kolpin bracket on the other side.
...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4,468
Views: 1,049,558
Posted By ktrout01
The Bridgestones ride a lot smoother and quieter...

The Bridgestones ride a lot smoother and quieter than the stock nobbies but that's to be expected. They hold the corners a lot better with all that blazing speed. I didn't really notice mpg or mph...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-17-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,691
Posted By ktrout01
I live in Bristol and work in Trumbull. I'll take...

I live in Bristol and work in Trumbull. I'll take RT34 home some days just because it sure beats heading up RT8. I'll take 34-Hanover RD-133-67-199-47-109-63-118-4 and then home. It can take over...
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4,468
Views: 1,049,558
Posted By ktrout01
I put on the Bridgestone 203/204 combination...

I put on the Bridgestone 203/204 combination after I wore out the stock nobbies. Most of my riding is pavement/gravel and they work fine. Pretty easy to spoon on as well.
Forum: The Garage 01-11-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,494
Posted By ktrout01
These are the ones we used on our portable shop...

These are the ones we used on our portable shop containers. They work great.
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,546
Posted By ktrout01
That's what my wife calls it. Wait, I think she...

That's what my wife calls it. Wait, I think she actually calls it "those crazy people that you hang out with".

Close enough for me.
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,290
Posted By ktrout01
I have a great Olympia jacket that I love. The...

I have a great Olympia jacket that I love. The problem is that it shrunk... or I got too fat. :D The goal is to lose enough to fit into my old riding gear so I don't have to buy new stuff. Love that...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-22-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7,678
Views: 6,938,988
Posted By ktrout01
Very nice picture but you know that somebody has...

Very nice picture but you know that somebody has to ask...


you got a link to that "other" pic ? :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4,468
Views: 1,049,558
Posted By ktrout01
Crap

Crap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-15-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 7,678
Views: 6,938,988
Posted By ktrout01
I missed that link last night because I was at...

I missed that link last night because I was at work. Either way, she's a very pretty woman.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-12-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 136,030
Posted By ktrout01
Let's try this again... I changed jobs this past...

Let's try this again... I changed jobs this past year. The year before I had to work. This time I'm going !

IN !
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4,468
Views: 1,049,558
Posted By ktrout01
Great score ! Come on up to western CT and we'll...

Great score ! Come on up to western CT and we'll ride some back roads.
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 92,181
Posted By ktrout01
Yamaha TW200 with 2 1 gallon Rotopax fuel cans...

Yamaha TW200 with 2 1 gallon Rotopax fuel cans with the standard Rotopax mount bolted to the Cycle Rack pannier bracket.

http://www.hunt101.com/data/500/medium/TW200_w_rotopax.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 4,468
Views: 1,049,558
Posted By ktrout01
Old railroad bridge in Collinsville, CT where the...

Old railroad bridge in Collinsville, CT where the stone piers outlasted the spans by several decades. The piers make great diving platforms in the summer time. The river is dammed by an old mill...
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4,468
Views: 1,049,558
Posted By ktrout01
I took a ride this afternoon to get out of the...

I took a ride this afternoon to get out of the house and run some fuel through the TW200. It was a little chilly and I don't think that it got above 32 degrees but it was a really nice ride anyway. ...
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