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Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Cheeseburner
Hey, thanks. I'm a reporter, mostly write...

Hey, thanks.

I'm a reporter, mostly write about gambling but hoping to tap into that motorcycle adventure market.

Best of both worlds.
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Cheeseburner
It was my first loss too. It's pretty shocking...

It was my first loss too. It's pretty shocking introduction to loss.

Thanks for reading.
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Cheeseburner
Thanks, that means a lot. I hope to pass on the...

Thanks, that means a lot. I hope to pass on the favor whenever little mini mes start popping up in this world.
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Cheeseburner
Days 1-2, Seymour, CT to Carlisle, PA

Day 1

<img src="http://www.chipbitch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Day1map.jpg" width="800">

When I started planning the route, I had myself set to leave at 5 am on May 11th.

I left at 3...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Cheeseburner
Thanks. I hope so too.

Thanks. I hope so too.
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Cheeseburner
No problem. I figured I wouldn't be the only one...

No problem. I figured I wouldn't be the only one and it helps to share, makes us feel less lonely during awful times.
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Cheeseburner
Gearing up

I went to Asia with a bag of clothes and came back to America with even less.

There was a long list of things I needed to go across country on dirt with and the two biggest ones I was missing were...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Cheeseburner
The Long Commute: CT to Las Vegas on the Trans-America and TransEastern Trail

I’ve been avoiding this site for a while.

I was in the middle of a Vietnam story (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=972573) and wanted to catch up to this one, a 16-day ride from...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,344
Posted By Cheeseburner
Viet Quang to Sa Pa

Next stop, Sa Pa.

Next place we made it to, Pho Lu.

We woke up to more cold in Viet Quang and a small blotch of oil under my bike. It took us a while to realize it was from the lack of a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,344
Posted By Cheeseburner
Cao Bang-Viet Quang

Hey everyone, been off the radar for a bit. Computer broke. I finally got an apartment (3-month lease, so you know it's super serious) and had some family issues I had to deal with.

Back on track...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,344
Posted By Cheeseburner
Trung Khanh to Cao Bang

Hangover, my third-oldest friend.

My eyes were crispy, my head was thumping and sounds hurt. It wasn’t too bad though, the Duck Lady’s moonshine was quality stuff.

After some instant coffee and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,344
Posted By Cheeseburner
OK Ok, Back on track. Definitely more Mosquito...

OK Ok, Back on track. Definitely more Mosquito grief but a lack of hook-ups until I hit the south.
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,344
Posted By Cheeseburner
Tien Yen to Ban Gioc

Tien Yen, it was a small town with a cheap motel, just what we needed. We rested up and started our multi-day trek north early in the morning. Most of the roads were pleasant, twisty two-lane...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,344
Posted By Cheeseburner
Looks familiar: ...

Looks familiar:

http://www.chipbitch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/IMG_20140523_205817627_HDR.jpg

Route 56?
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,344
Posted By Cheeseburner
Back at it

Hey guys, thanks for all the kind words.

Sorry it's been a while but work got in the way and I had quite the commute. I rode from CT to Las Vegas via the Trans Eastern and part of Trans America...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2,504
Views: 409,002
Posted By Cheeseburner
Called the dealer in my neighborhood. He asked me...

Called the dealer in my neighborhood. He asked me three times if I was sure it was the oil fill cap and not the drain plug.

I told him it I was sure and he replied that in all his time working at...
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,504
Views: 409,002
Posted By Cheeseburner
Hey everyone, so, I'm an ass and broke my oil...

Hey everyone, so, I'm an ass and broke my oil filler cap while changing the oil.

Does anyone know where I can get a new one?
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,344
Posted By Cheeseburner
Ha Long to Tien Yen

http://www.chipbitch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Waiting-for-ferry.jpg
Waiting for the ferry in Cat Ba

We got to Ha Long city and Johan -- equipped with a GPS -- took the lead. We filled the...
Forum: Americas 04-29-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 893
Posted By Cheeseburner
Too bad. Keep us updated on how the trail...

Too bad.

Keep us updated on how the trail is, you'll probably be one of the first down this season.
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,344
Posted By Cheeseburner
We did have some good times. Duck lady night is...

We did have some good times. Duck lady night is still one of my favorites. Hope everything's going well with you two.
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,344
Posted By Cheeseburner
Totally man.

Totally man.
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,344
Posted By Cheeseburner
Yeah, it helped a fair bit too. You should ride...

Yeah, it helped a fair bit too. You should ride it, it was one of the best times I've ever had.
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,344
Posted By Cheeseburner
Glad you're enjoying it. The best is still to...

Glad you're enjoying it. The best is still to come.
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,344
Posted By Cheeseburner
Hai Phong to Ha Long

The next day was considerably better.

It was hard for it not to be.

Still though, when we checked out of the whorehouse, we immediately took a wrong turn and spent an hour looking for the...
Forum: Americas 04-26-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 893
Posted By Cheeseburner
Hey, I plan on going from Tenn. the New Mexico...

Hey, I plan on going from Tenn. the New Mexico portion starting on May 16th-ish.

That work for you?
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,344
Posted By Cheeseburner
Hanoi to Hai Phong

Thanks guys. This next part is a bit text heavy as it was too hectic for photos

******************************************************************

We weren’t even outside of Hanoi when I almost...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,504
Posted By Cheeseburner
Hahaha, I try to keep my mom in the dark when it...

Hahaha, I try to keep my mom in the dark when it comes to all things two-wheeled.

I've also started typing up my Vietnam adventures.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=972573

I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,344
Posted By Cheeseburner
Inception

After a short ride in Nepal (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=952806), visiting underground poker games in Calcutta (http://www.bluff.com/magazine/betting-on-india-19218/) and doing a...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 04-24-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,243
Sticky: TetS
Views: 114,932
Posted By Cheeseburner
Thanks

Got the .pdf Chip. Thanks for all your work down here.
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,344
Posted By Cheeseburner
In country: Ten weeks up, down and around Vietnam

I’ll never own a bigger piece of shit.

The bike cost less than a mediocre handjob at an upscale stripclub and it broke down more times than a John on his drive back to the suburbs.

I loved...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 04-14-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,464
Sticky: Tet
Views: 146,015
Posted By Cheeseburner
Got 'em

Thanks for everything Chip.

Got the .pdf and I'm looking forward to riding down the trail in a few weeks.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-12-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,782
Posted By Cheeseburner
Election Day

The bomb went off west and a bit north of where I was staying. A few people ran to go see what was going on and I was nervous and weirdly excited. I wanted to go see.

Mostly though, I wanted to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,504
Views: 409,002
Posted By Cheeseburner
New horse

Proud member of the XT 250 club now.

Found a '12 XT 250 for $2,800 and snatched it up.

<img src="http://www.chipbitch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/IMG_20140410_021425492.jpg" width="800">
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-08-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,782
Posted By Cheeseburner
Some ridin'

The Nepalese visa was simple, cheap and readily available at the airport.

At the airport, you wait in a fairly long line and need to have a passport picture. I, of course, was not ready, but...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,782
Posted By Cheeseburner
My hangover was mostly gone when I landed in...

My hangover was mostly gone when I landed in Kathmandu.

After the stoned Nepalese feast -- and a few more days of high pinballing and an ecstasy-fueled Halloween party -- I went to Paris to stay...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 196,385
Posted By Cheeseburner
Thumb Got $20 in my pocket. Well, not anymore,...

Got $20 in my pocket.

Well, not anymore, Wara Wara does.
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,504
Posted By Cheeseburner
Will do. I went to one of their events in Vegas I...

Will do. I went to one of their events in Vegas I think, might've been a Nevada specific chapter though. There were a few good-looking strippers their too. Double incentive.



Loved being in...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,504
Posted By Cheeseburner
Hey guys, thanks for all the support and...

Hey guys, thanks for all the support and compliments. I've been kind of off the grid for a while here in Vietnam, I even spent the last few days in the 'custody' -- they sent me to a hotel -- of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-05-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,782
Posted By Cheeseburner
Diarrhea, Democracy and the Himalayas - Nepal ride during the 2013 election

It was the first time I heard a bomb go off.

I thought it was a large firework but hints that I was wrong quickly sprung up. No firework in the sky, no follow up, people started running out of...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 196,385
Posted By Cheeseburner
Great choice, I've been riding around with a...

Great choice, I've been riding around with a bulky DSLR and have found myself not taking pictures because I don't want to pull the beast out.

Switching to a 4/3 Olympus Pen soon with a 20mm 1.7,...
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