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Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
No plan is a good plan Today shouldve been a...

No plan is a good plan

Today shouldve been a straight shot up the 191 to Yellowstone. However after a brief conversation with the guy behind the counter at Arbys last night (very average burgers)...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
Had to pull over and take a nap in the...

Had to pull over and take a nap in the grass....think I was a bit dehydrated

Back on the road to Wyoming now and found reception here of all places
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
After a great nights rest I was still unsure...

After a great nights rest I was still unsure about where I was headed but then just as the bike was fully packed I was approached by a rider from Tampa, Florida touring on a ZZR600 who gave me a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
Today was a day of new extremes and challenges. I...

Today was a day of new extremes and challenges. I started out late, not wanting to leave a soft bed and planned a short day up the highway to Arches National Park.

However once I looked at the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
I usually sleep in till about 8am but the Utah...

I usually sleep in till about 8am but the Utah sun had different plans; damn it was hot. After packing and finding some breakfast I also found out that Utah was in a different time zone. The hour I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
Yet to do todays Utah write up but this happened...

Yet to do todays Utah write up but this happened :/

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/31/1e37d0255c96b08a2f7b2088b3b33397.jpg

Can anyone tell me how I get a money order made up to mail...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
So today was the day, check out Area 51. ...

So today was the day, check out Area 51.

Although I'd never intended to, once I saw the big grey blank on the map, it was hard to resist

The day began by packing up camp in the rest stop while...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
I always knew my first day headed East from...

I always knew my first day headed East from Yosemite was going to be challenging. I had a whole lot of nothing to cross through the state of Nevada to get to Utah.

The ride out of Yosemite was...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
The ride out of SF was an uneventful one although...

The ride out of SF was an uneventful one although it definitely got hotter the further away I got from the coast.

Before I forget, a photo of me extracting the fully loaded bike from the garage...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
It was the posted weekend rate :( Live n...

It was the posted weekend rate :(

Live n learn I guess!
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
With that out of the way I headed to my cousins...

With that out of the way I headed to my cousins place in San Ramon. I had only intended to stay the night and head to Yosemite but once someone mentioned Alcatraz I had to see if I could do a tour...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
Aside from the area, SF was quite cool. A walk at...

Aside from the area, SF was quite cool. A walk at night showed how the area changed rapidly between ghetto to high end designer labels.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
Tonights destination was San Francisco. Although...

Tonights destination was San Francisco. Although I have some family staying just outside, I'd booked into a downtown hotel a friend from Utah was also staying at as he'd come down to visit me.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
The ride up was fairly bland but the thought of a...

The ride up was fairly bland but the thought of a coastal sunset with my first day camping kept me going. Unfortunately once I got into town, both marked campgrounds were fully booked and I settled...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
My next few days in La were spent exploring the...

My next few days in La were spent exploring the areas between Newport and Long Beach

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/28/fc30d0d5d385328906a05f9fd48cce72.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
Thanks guys. I'm doing the 12 and going to try...

Thanks guys. I'm doing the 12 and going to try head up to Yellowstone before coming back down to Albuquerque and back to LA. Coast to Coast simply isn't gonna happen this time :(
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
So....I've now been riding for 6 days but the...

So....I've now been riding for 6 days but the below photo should offer enough explanation for the delay in posts and more importantly, why I doubt I will make it to the East Coast.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
Hi all So a bit behind my promise of daily...

Hi all

So a bit behind my promise of daily updates but after some advice on a place to camp around Monterey tomorrow night on my to Sf

And a pic to go with todays SoCal exploration
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
I'd really wanted to send mine over and had made...

I'd really wanted to send mine over and had made all the arrangements too but in the interest of time I've decided to hire :(
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
Navigation setup - SGS4 with OSMAND+, downloading...

Navigation setup - SGS4 with OSMAND+, downloading majority of the American map states now. Takes a little bit of getting used to but I think it will help.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
LudemJo - Thanks ! I am now somewhat doubtful if...

LudemJo - Thanks ! I am now somewhat doubtful if I will make it to the other coast but I will try ! Time is my only liiting factor and at the same time I don't want to rush and not actually...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
So, just under 2 weeks till I start this ride and...

So, just under 2 weeks till I start this ride and just under ONE week till I'm on American soil !

I've decided to go with no real route in mind at all, ditching the GPS idea and just going to buy...
Forum: Americas 07-28-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 908
Posted By 7days1shower
I'll be starting out of LA around 20th to head...

I'll be starting out of LA around 20th to head East :)

No route in mind really, have about 2 weeks to do it
Forum: Latin America 07-15-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 85,436
Posted By 7days1shower
I had spoken to him on Facebook a few times and...

I had spoken to him on Facebook a few times and encouraged him to join up but no, he did not get around to making an account

His travels are best documented on his Instagram @anewyorkertravels
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
Thank you for all the inputs. I have taken note...

Thank you for all the inputs. I have taken note of the roads :D

I am looking at purchasing a GPS as Ive never used one before, otherwise, is there a good road atlas I can rely on that I could pick...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 12:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,072
Posted By 7days1shower
USA - Coast to Coast (and back) by GSXR (Aug/Sept 2014)

Getting in a bit early on this, but in just over 5 weeks I will be heading East from LA and back to LA in around 6 weeks on a GSXR600.

I don't really know much about America nor about what I will...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-08-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 64,854
Posted By 7days1shower
So....how can I get my hands on that tent ?!

So....how can I get my hands on that tent ?!
Forum: Americas 05-07-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By 7days1shower
Thanks mate !! I'm actually headed to Vegas...

Thanks mate !!

I'm actually headed to Vegas with some friends for a bucks first, but can't hurt to do some sightseeing on the way

After 5 days in Vegas my proper ride will start...provided I'm...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-06-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,349
Posted By 7days1shower
Can't say I agree......seems to be doing the job...

Can't say I agree......seems to be doing the job fine for him
Forum: Americas 05-06-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By 7days1shower
Thank you. That definitely makes sense. And those...

Thank you. That definitely makes sense. And those small town experiences are what are going to be memorable

So after some more thought.

I definitely have to be in North Carolina by 4th...
Forum: Americas 04-30-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By 7days1shower
Thank you ! Roads are exactly what I am...

Thank you !

Roads are exactly what I am after so appreciate your input

The points I have listed are just places of interest to me but of course the fun is how I get there :)

I will be in NC...
Forum: Americas 04-29-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By 7days1shower
North America - West to East (and back)

Hi all,

After a couple of trips around Australia and also through the Himalayas I have decided to tack on a few weeks to the end of a Vegas trip and explore America.

My bike will land at LAX on...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,389
Posted By 7days1shower
Amazing photos. I am looking to do a similar ride...

Amazing photos. I am looking to do a similar ride starting in LV in August.

So majority of these roads were in the Zion National Park?

However also noted you say that at warmer times of the...
Forum: Americas 03-06-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 635
Posted By 7days1shower
Any updates on how the OP went with this? I...

Any updates on how the OP went with this?

I am looking to do the same in August in LA (Am an Australian with an International Driving Permit)
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2014, 01:01 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 185,584
Posted By 7days1shower
What an offer but sadly all I have to offer here...

What an offer but sadly all I have to offer here is my GSXR. But yeah, I have always had a fascination with the South. Since Im headed to Vegas for a bucks figured I may as well do a little bit of...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 185,584
Posted By 7days1shower
AntiHero, Very cool! Ive read your past...

AntiHero,

Very cool! Ive read your past threads but don't think I have ever commented but looking forward to your next adventure.

Have great respect for your approach of self-funding (with...
Forum: Latin America 02-17-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 85,436
Posted By 7days1shower
I'm a bit confused.... There is a whole...

I'm a bit confused....

There is a whole bunch of Facebook publicity, tagging senators, now a petition to get Obama to bring up the issue on his Mexico visit.

It seems the fame and publicity is...
Forum: Latin America 02-11-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 85,436
Posted By 7days1shower
The family is contactable through ...

The family is contactable through

helpfindharry@hotmail.com
Forum: Latin America 02-10-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 85,436
Posted By 7days1shower
Some bike details License Plate: NY67SD67 ...

Some bike details

License Plate: NY67SD67
Kawasaki
olive green bike klr 2002
Vin# jkaklea182da00194
...
Forum: Latin America 02-10-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 85,436
Posted By 7days1shower
While chatting to him on Instagram Id suggested...

While chatting to him on Instagram Id suggested he start a RR and he said he would but guess it didnt happen.

In his blog he's written about having a gun shoved in his mouth at some point during...
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