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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-30-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 87,395
Posted By kitesurfer
Where did Riff go? I pm'ed him last week. ...

Where did Riff go? I pm'ed him last week. Hopeing to meet him at the Romney rally.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-28-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 839,013
Posted By kitesurfer
i got 60's in the mountains, 50's around town,...

i got 60's in the mountains, 50's around town, low 40's at 80mph super slab. center stand is worth it's weight in gold. mine is in the 4sale section and has all my modsv listed, except for the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-28-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 839,013
Posted By kitesurfer
yea, me. but i'm riding my new Concours. I'm...

yea, me. but i'm riding my new Concours. I'm leaving the rally and riding up to St Thomas, Ontario. we should talk :)
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 2,395
Views: 383,280
Posted By kitesurfer
i've done a car tire search in this thread and...

i've done a car tire search in this thread and found nothing. so I guess no one has run a car tire on there Concours?
Forum: Canada 04-27-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By kitesurfer
electric liners

I'm riding up to St Thomas, Ontario next weekend. I do not own heated liners but i do have heated grips. i'm not a northern rider and being in Florida, it's hard for me to rationalize what i might...
Forum: Americas 04-21-2015, 03:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By kitesurfer
paved road to the campground. roads inside...

paved road to the campground. roads inside campground are not paved, but nothing that would make a bike misbehave in any way.

sights are open as in no pads. all sites will take at leat 2 tents...
Forum: Canada 04-20-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By kitesurfer
st thomas, ontario

i wiil be leaving Romney west va after the rally and riding straight up to St Thomas to pick up a trailer. time is not an issue and i have all my camping gear with me. does anyone have advice as I...
Forum: Americas 04-20-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By kitesurfer
plus one on alstays!

plus one on alstays!
Forum: Americas 04-20-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By kitesurfer
on 74 west of Waynesville is the natahala...

on 74 west of Waynesville is the natahala gorge...turn on Lost Mine road at the Outdoor Center. a mile up is lost mine campground. Family owned and she keeps it clean and quiet--if that's important...
Forum: Americas 04-20-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By kitesurfer
I'M doing the same trip sort of. I plan on...

I'M doing the same trip sort of. I plan on leaving labor Day and crossing TX, and working my way notrth through Co, Utah and more...i will pick my wife up at an airport to be deermined later. She...
Forum: Americas 04-19-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 332
Posted By kitesurfer
BRMC is open.

BRMC is open.
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2,395
Views: 383,280
Posted By kitesurfer
Slambo, i'm in jacksonville. Scratch the Conny...

Slambo, i'm in jacksonville. Scratch the Conny rally at BRMC. Decided on the Romney West Va rally instead.

I've got the clear film arriving soon for my rt side case. Seems I may have a problem...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2,395
Views: 383,280
Posted By kitesurfer
new to me

I bought a 13 conny last week with 580 miles on it. I tried to ride it in our 84 degree heat on Friday so only rode for an hour. I'll be riding up to canada the first of May to pick up my custom...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,352
Posted By kitesurfer
So ...again, you do not give an update on Tracey....

So ...again, you do not give an update on Tracey. I think of her and her new baby quite often.
Forum: Americas 03-25-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,586
Posted By kitesurfer
for general info and life in alaska, i recommend...

for general info and life in alaska, i recommend and e book--KEYLESS IN ALASKA by Darrell Purdy. $3.99 on Amazon

he is an outdoorsman, Chef, retired Navy Senior Chief and downrigh good story...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,805
Posted By kitesurfer
Am I the only person to ride the BRP 'quickly' ? ...

Am I the only person to ride the BRP 'quickly' ? my favorite speed is 65, north of Asheville and 55 south of. knock on wood...yearly for the past 10 at least! no camping for you is ok, But...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By kitesurfer
I would forget the coast route. That's a lot of...

I would forget the coast route. That's a lot of hours for a very little bit of scenery. I would enjoy the mountains and the country roads and pick up I77 and slab through charlotte, on to tampa....
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2015, 03:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,352
Posted By kitesurfer
i thought medicines/prescriptions were cheaper in...

i thought medicines/prescriptions were cheaper in mexico, no?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-21-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By kitesurfer
what is and O-ganger?

what is and O-ganger?
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 102,601
Posted By kitesurfer
good to hear from you!

good to hear from you!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-17-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By kitesurfer
i'll apologise for my neighbors. Jacksonville is...

i'll apologise for my neighbors. Jacksonville is very bad for this type thing. I watch two morning stations news and this is the first I've heard.
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 78,759
Posted By kitesurfer
thanks for the update...i enjoyed it as much as...

thanks for the update...i enjoyed it as much as your ride report. you've done well! Visit WO HOPS chinese on Mott Street--the basement--on the other side of the Brooklin bridge.
Forum: Americas 02-19-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By kitesurfer
not a problem...it does take forever to post pics...

not a problem...it does take forever to post pics on here. I was just curious if you got any useful info or if you never made the trips. I think i read a RR of you crossing up into Alaska on a...
Forum: Americas 02-17-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 500
Posted By kitesurfer
sounds like a good trip. i'll be retired by...

sounds like a good trip. i'll be retired by then...and will be taking a trip...camping too...except dirt roads are not on my list :(
Forum: EMEA 02-17-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By kitesurfer
I completed. good luck.

I completed. good luck.
Forum: Americas 02-16-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 787
Posted By kitesurfer
do you ever do a trip report? you came on here...

do you ever do a trip report? you came on here asking about mexico and riding a busa i think...was that you? you asked a lot of questions about riding somewhere in europe...di you go?

I've...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-05-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 839,013
Posted By kitesurfer
has anyone here carried their vstrom and a...

has anyone here carried their vstrom and a receiver hitch rack? I'm wondering if the avg van could do this without modifications.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-04-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,144
Posted By kitesurfer
so have i, many times. But this pas january when...

so have i, many times. But this pas january when i was there for 8 days, it had been stopped. The CO of the base changed the rules because of some un-acceptable tenters ruining it for everyone...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,386
Posted By kitesurfer
how does that no suspension trailer work for...

how does that no suspension trailer work for you? I'd like to have one built if no springs is not an issue in any way,
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,666
Posted By kitesurfer
another ww kayaker here. i won't volunteer as it...

another ww kayaker here. i won't volunteer as it appears you have a plenty. I retire the day before and no way could I get there in time. But your thread has me thinking. I'm planning on leaving...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,527
Posted By kitesurfer
Again Dave, i've enjoyed another of your rides. ...

Again Dave, i've enjoyed another of your rides. Do you ever thing of being a tour guide?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-01-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 468
Posted By kitesurfer
i've got family up there with barns and such. ...

i've got family up there with barns and such. But they are one hour from Raleigh airport and a 50 or 60 mile taxi ride. If something like that would work for you, let me know.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-01-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,144
Posted By kitesurfer
no tent camping at Trumbo.

no tent camping at Trumbo.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-01-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By kitesurfer
I work mondays and tuesdays. live in Jax.

I work mondays and tuesdays. live in Jax.
Forum: Americas 01-20-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 465
Posted By kitesurfer
Jacksonville has beach side camping for $12 a...

Jacksonville has beach side camping for $12 a night. but that's 6 hours from Miami. If you have a military/govt Id card, you can camp at Key West for $15 a night.
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 87,527
Posted By kitesurfer
I hope that was not the end! I thought Colorado...

I hope that was not the end! I thought Colorado was 'the' place to go. Now I see that Utah might be my destination (driving through Colorado to get there).
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-23-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,677
Posted By kitesurfer
you would probably like a 650 vstrom, 2012 or...

you would probably like a 650 vstrom, 2012 or newer. You are welcome to ride mine. pm me.
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 100,353
Posted By kitesurfer
You visited Tracey and did not update her vision...

You visited Tracey and did not update her vision problems? Here's hoping she fully recovered,
Forum: Americas 12-20-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,712
Posted By kitesurfer
just a thought here...if I were a clean cut young...

just a thought here...if I were a clean cut young high school graduate and on the road with no money, I would find a city and hit the suburbs. I would look for yards that needed mowing and knock on...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-20-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,677
Posted By kitesurfer
Jacksonville is not a MC friendly town. Not only...

Jacksonville is not a MC friendly town. Not only is a bike invisible, but there is a huge amount of cell talkers and texters--INCLUDING THE POLICE--and they will take you out! my bike stays parked...
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