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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-10-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By _DreamRider_
Thanks A Lot hscrugby !!! I really appreciate...

Thanks A Lot hscrugby !!!
I really appreciate it, weather is looking good, gonna check out this route ..
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-10-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By _DreamRider_
Thanks PB ..... hscrugby - I Dont want to go...

Thanks PB .....
hscrugby - I Dont want to go too far out of the way .... just looking for an alternate of taking 81S .... without taking too much longer ....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-10-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 522
Posted By _DreamRider_
DC to Charlotte, NC - need route advice

I am heading down to Charlotte, NC from Wash DC, and looking for a good cruiser route ..... I would like to stay off 81, and have a nice ride through the mountains .... if possible.

Any...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-29-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By _DreamRider_
dlh62c, I downloaded the map portions for India...

dlh62c, I downloaded the map portions for India but when I try to transfer them to the unit I get a error that the memory card is not installed. I looked in the unit and I do not see a memory card. I...
Forum: Asia Pacific 04-28-2011, 12:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By _DreamRider_
Hey BlizzardBeast .... I actually posted the...

Hey BlizzardBeast ....

I actually posted the same thread over on bcmtouring before here, and have been checking the road status pages everyday.

Actually my original plan was to just go Delhi -...
Forum: Asia Pacific 04-27-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By _DreamRider_
Delhi to Leh to Srinigar, back to Delhi

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/__dbUUN6EVd0/TbfO09Nv5UI/AAAAAAAACIY/hBGLJfD8DaA/s640/RouteCapture.JPG

Hello,
Wow, this site is really helpful, has so much really good information. I apologize...
Forum: Asia Pacific 04-27-2011, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,805
Posted By _DreamRider_
Good point, I had same question, I just applied...

Good point, I had same question, I just applied for India visa and it states you cannot leave and re-enter India within a 2 month period, so I do not see how you could ride into a neighboring country...
Forum: Asia Pacific 04-27-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 988
Posted By _DreamRider_
Thanks BlizzardBeast !!!! will make a note of it...

Thanks BlizzardBeast !!!! will make a note of it .....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-27-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By _DreamRider_
Thanks dlh62c !!!! I have never seen this...

Thanks dlh62c !!!!

I have never seen this before but its looking real good, I am testing out routing some routes, then will transfer to unit and see how it goes.

Are there any...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-20-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By _DreamRider_
GPS recommendations for Himalayas, Northern India

Hello,
I will be traveling in Northern India, Delhi to Leh, over to Srinigar, down to Keylong, back to Delhi.

Can anyone recommend a GPS to use for this area?

I have a Garmin 478, but not...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-18-2011, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,107
Posted By _DreamRider_
Good GPS for Northern INDIA

Hello,
I will be riding in northern India, New Delhi to up around the Leh area. I would like to get a gps but not sure what is best for this area. I know once up in the mountains there are not too...
Forum: Asia Pacific 04-17-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 988
Posted By _DreamRider_
Lodging, Northern India, Himalayas - Top Recommendations?

Hello,
Myself and another rider will be riding through Northern India, May/June and are making this trip on a pretty short notice without much time to plan. We are looking for any lodging...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By _DreamRider_
Winterizing the 1200 GSA

I am a new owner of a BMW 1200 GSA '09 that I picked up earlier this year. I have never owned a BMW before and I will not be riding much if at all in the next few months. I have the bike in a garage...
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 237,525
Posted By _DreamRider_
Well I will disagree with you !! lol, Im talking...

Well I will disagree with you !! lol, Im talking after riding 8 hours of the TAT, on a KTM 950 SE not like VA to Newfoundland, and at the end if the day I was tired, hell, even some days mid day I...
Forum: Vendors 06-28-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 37,914
Posted By _DreamRider_
I sent you an email on the 24th, and have not...

I sent you an email on the 24th, and have not heard back, not a good sign. I would like to order one asap, let me know when you are back open for business ....... Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-26-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 26,393
Posted By _DreamRider_
I know, dumb question, but I still dont see how...

I know, dumb question, but I still dont see how you all are installing these. The 4 torx head bolts from the factory mounts ..... how do you tighten those? you can see you cant get a socket on them...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 237,525
Posted By _DreamRider_
Hey Panglao, You are right on with the...

Hey Panglao,

You are right on with the weight, earlier post said 6 pounds together, for both boots, and I didnt weigh my crossfires, just went by a site that listed them as 6 pounds as well.

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By _DreamRider_
Thanks Everyone .... I ordered some parts from...

Thanks Everyone .... I ordered some parts from TwistedThrottle, some from Ilium, both sent me a couple emails regarding the order status, and both shipped out the same day I ordered. Nice Service.
...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,836
Posted By _DreamRider_
Thanks for all your responses everyone, I really...

Thanks for all your responses everyone, I really appreciate it.

I was just trying to find a pair of real waterproof riding gloves, now its not a matter of finding a pair but choosing a pair.
...
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 237,525
Posted By _DreamRider_
Thanks GotAdv !! this is what I was looking for...

Thanks GotAdv !! this is what I was looking for ...... the weight means a lot to me, I have the Sidi Crossfires, they are really comfortable, but sometimes after riding 8 hours I will stop at a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By _DreamRider_
GS Aftermarket suppliers online

I am a new GSA owner and really dont know much about the BMW's, and ma heading out in a few weeks for a trip out West. I wanted to add a few things to the bike but I really have no idea of where to...
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 237,525
Posted By _DreamRider_
I was looking for a lighter boot than my...

I was looking for a lighter boot than my crossfires, I plan to do less offroading this year and they can be a bit heavy if you get somewhere like a national park or monument and want to walk around a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By _DreamRider_
Thanks All, I will try the bleach if that...

Thanks All,

I will try the bleach if that doesn't work I will try the mothers. I believe its mold, the canvas bags have the same white blemishes on them and the canvas couldn't really have been...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,769
Posted By _DreamRider_
This is a good thread with some good info. I am...

This is a good thread with some good info. I am in same predicament kinda ..... for me, the DSLR is not an option, too big for the bike, was considering a MFT, maybe the olympus, and then also point...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,836
Posted By _DreamRider_
Waterproof gloves ..... do they exist

Looking for a real pair of waterproof gloves - have you all found any?

I have seen some that look like they are for working in Antartica, dont want ones that big and bulky....

On a trip last...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 237,525
Posted By _DreamRider_
They should just call the US version "Adventure"...

They should just call the US version "Adventure" not "Adventure Rain", I am sure a lot of people are going to buy these thinking they are waterproof.

I have the Sidi Crossfires but looking for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By _DreamRider_
Moldy Gas Tank .......

Hello .....

I just bought an 09 GSA from a fellow advrider on here, the bike is in really nice shape, only 6k miles, and the previous owner took care of it but I think what happened is he left on...
Forum: Americas 06-19-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By _DreamRider_
Thanks Buzzard!! I sent you PM. I picked...

Thanks Buzzard!! I sent you PM.


I picked up a Rand Mcnally Atlas today, I see the roads listed as scenic as you mentioned, it looks like a cool map and will help with planning the routes,...
Forum: Americas 06-18-2010, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By _DreamRider_
CO to WY to MT to ID to OR to CA to CO - mostly paved .....

Last year I rode out west for 3 weeks on a KTM 950 SE, mostly offroad, parts of the TAT, and had a total blast, this year I plan to go out west again but due to my shoulder bothering me when riding...
Forum: Equipment 06-13-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 129,460
Posted By _DreamRider_
Deals

Anyone seen good deals on these tires from online suppliers? Wheres the best price at the moment?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,882
Posted By _DreamRider_
Well I have the same question, but looking for...

Well I have the same question, but looking for more in the answers, I dont want to start a new topic, unless I need too.

I am looking at purchasing a used 1200 GSA, I have years of riding...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 05-27-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 24,651
Posted By _DreamRider_
I got the Doc, thanks Chip !

I got the Doc, thanks Chip !
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 05-27-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 107,678
Posted By _DreamRider_
I got the Doc, thanks a lot, I appreciate it,...

I got the Doc, thanks a lot, I appreciate it, cant wait to hit some of these routes.
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,226
Posted By _DreamRider_
Thanks, I think I will give these a try, few...

Thanks, I think I will give these a try, few questions:
Stock rear tire size on the SE is 140/80-18, going to a 150/70-18 I am figuring will just make the tire curve around more, be more rounded,...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,226
Posted By _DreamRider_
950 SE Street Tires ... Scorpions or .....

Due to a bad shoulder thats been nagging I have been riding mostly street, more and more, and an occasional nicely groomed dirt road, nothing rough, but looking for a good street tire. It seems like...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-26-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,708
Posted By _DreamRider_
Sure can get pricey pretty quick -...

Sure can get pricey pretty quick - http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=576679 , but I have found so far, everything I have added has really made a difference, and worth every penny spent...
Forum: Americas 05-20-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By _DreamRider_
Whatever you do have reservations before you go,...

Whatever you do have reservations before you go, I was there late Sep., last year, and arrived to find every hotel in Moab was booked. Luckily I remembered a pamphlet I picked up at one of the stops...
Forum: Europe 11-11-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,490
Posted By _DreamRider_
Billy, I understand your frustration. I was...

Billy, I understand your frustration. I was frustrated that I could find the manufacturers website, but couldnt contact them. BUT, I was set on this jacket for some reason, I am very particular with...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-20-2009, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 604
Posted By _DreamRider_
Just a post in case anyone else has same problem....

Just a post in case anyone else has same problem.

I am going in some high elevations, where this leak occured it was pretty hot out also.

I have the locking gas cap from Safari and have come...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-20-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By _DreamRider_
Sorry, havent replied, on the road right now. ...

Sorry, havent replied, on the road right now.

I should have mentioned when posting, it is jetted, for my setup, for 4k elevation, from H2W jet kit. I been in Colorado last 7 days, from 4k-12k...
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