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Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
I got my bike back in great shape within 2 weeks....

I got my bike back in great shape within 2 weeks. The shipping company did a great job.

Its been over 4 months since I did this great ride. The weather was fantastic, the places I saw where...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Day 12

Its Wednesday morning and my tire is not fixed yet. I need to be back in Dallas on Saturday. My original plan was to take several days to make it back and go through the Grand Canyon, Monument...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
These are the pictures I took of Santa Barbara...

These are the pictures I took of Santa Barbara when I was playing tourist.

http://i1162.photobucket.com/albums/q540/Razzeaux/2014%20West%20Trip/IMG_1838.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Day 11

Its Tuesday. I had a great visit with my sister. I don't know how many of you have met 1/2 brothers and sisters as adults but the outcome can be all over the place.

I drive up to Santa...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Day 10

It's Monday and motorcycle shops are still closed. So my plan for today was to play tourist in Santa Barbara but it works out for me to drive to San Diego and meet my sister and her family.

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Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Today my plan was to ride from Pismo Beach to San...

Today my plan was to ride from Pismo Beach to San Diego. Its Sunday, so I expect traffic will be relatively light going through LA.

I start out going the wrong way, so I turn around in a...
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
I wasn't in VF-84. Just think they are cool...

I wasn't in VF-84. Just think they are cool decals and reflective also.
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Day 8

Well, I wake up and begin to look at the map for Yosemite. I go out to my bike at the same time the guys are at their cars. We start talking. One guy drove his truck from Peking China to Paris in...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Day 7

I spent the night in Lake Tahoe. I couldn't find that many places to get a look at the lake, here are a couple pictures of the lake. It looks like a great place to go skiing in the winter.

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Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Day 6

Today my goal is Lake Tahoe. 575 miles. I had no idea what was ahead of me. Ive ridden 700 and 800 miles days before, but today was different than any day Ive had before. I rode Interstate...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Day 5

Since my head light is out, I figure I better get to Salt Lake City BMW today before I go farther on this trip. There were a couple different ways I could go but I was really into Wyoming, so I rode...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Day 4

Today I ride in Yellowstone. They were working on bridges on the west side of the upper loop and lower loop. Making getting to some places difficult. So I had to change my plan. At one part of...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Day 3

Lander was fantastic. I had a great breakfast at a nice diner. The weather is fantastic, it cool with the sun shining. What more can I ask for. As Ive read many ride reports, Lander was one of...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Thanks for the encouragement.

Thanks for the encouragement.
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Day 2

I begin today with the goal to be within 200 miles of Yellowstone. Ive charted a course of taking I-25 north of Denver, then taking Hwy 287 norhtwest to I-80 then spend the night at RockSprings,...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Kentucky is a beautiful state. If I'm ever that...

Kentucky is a beautiful state. If I'm ever that way, I'll definitely give you a shout. Thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
A little more about day 1

It's been several months since I've returned from this trip and I realize it's time to finish this RR. I'm beginning to plan my next trip but I want to do things different going forward. Instead of...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Day 1 Saturday, September 13

These are the pictures for Day 1. I'm back from the ride, it was quite and adventure for me. I did not get a chance to post about this trip in real time so I will follow up now. I look forward to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-21-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 568
Posted By Razzeaux
Companies for Ship bikes

I might be needing to ship my bike from Ca to Texas. Do u have any companies you'd recommend?
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Flat tire in Beullton, CA

Sorry I've not kept u up to date on my journey. I've had my first flat tire on the road. Im in buellton,CA. I was able to make it to the Marriott. Are there any adv riders closeby?
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
I'd like to add I met several groups of very...

I'd like to add I met several groups of very friendly riders. This is what bill would have been pushing me to do.
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Day 1

I started today at 6:30 am. It was cold. At my first gas stop, I put on warmer gloves and my down vest under my jacket. At this stop I met 3 guys who had just came back from new Mexico and they said...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Spot

I decided to purchase a SPOT for this trip. I spent this afternoon testing it and contacting family members and letting them now about it. Also went to REI for a dry sack to keep my laptop in. My...
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Odds and ends for the road

Tonight, I was reading a Butler book about riding in Montana and in it they listed things to bring along on long trip. My GSA is in good shape and ready to go and I have a tool bag, first aid kit and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
A little over a week until I leave

Well, it's a little over a week before I leave on this trip. I've been prepping the bike and looking over my Butler maps. On the trip, I'll be breaking in my new Bill Mayer seat made by Rocky Mayer....
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,400
Posted By Razzeaux
Thanks for bringing up the knee armor placement. ...

Thanks for bringing up the knee armor placement. I hadn't though of it.
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,400
Posted By Razzeaux
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,400
Posted By Razzeaux
Ideal motorcycle pants length

I've gone about the length of my motorcycle pants just like my other pants, if they look right standing up then all is good. I've never paid attention to the length of my pants while on my GSA until...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Thank you for the kind words. I'll give you a...

Thank you for the kind words. I'll give you a heads up when I get to SoCal. When I'm on the ride, I'll post "lightly" here. I'll post each night and each morning. So if there's other inmates out...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Thank you. I've been reluctant to get into this...

Thank you. I've been reluctant to get into this community so far. That's one of the things Bill was always on my ass about. Sitting on the sidelines.
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,241
Posted By Razzeaux
Sept 13-28, 4,500 miles. Riding West in memory of my good friend Bill.

I was introduced to riding by Bill. Bill had been one of my first friends when I moved to town. Bill was always pushing me to get outside that "comfort zone". Bill passed unexpectedly and suddenly in...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By Razzeaux
I've just sent them an email asking about the...

I've just sent them an email asking about the road salt. Thanks for bringing that up. Also, I'm reading your adventures now. Very cool.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By Razzeaux
Thanks for the info.

Thanks for the info.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By Razzeaux
BMW R1200 GSA in cold weather country?

I'm considering purchasing a 2011 R1200 GSA with 10K miles on it in Maine and doing a fly and ride back to Texas. I've always lived in the warmer US states. Is there anything specific I should be...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,702
Posted By Razzeaux
Wow

Wow! That was good. Do u do video editing for a job or is it a hobby?
Forum: GS Boxers 10-28-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By Razzeaux
2011 GSA battery question

I have a 2011 GSA with a little over 8,000 miles on it. I bought it in March 2013. It's kept inside and the temp does not get below 60 degrees. In August I took a 1,500 mile trip and then let it...
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,876
Posted By Razzeaux
Thanks for the picture and the information.

Thanks for the picture and the information.
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,876
Posted By Razzeaux
Wicking shirts are my next additions. Thanks.

Wicking shirts are my next additions. Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 06-21-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,876
Posted By Razzeaux
This is counter intuitive, closing the vents when...

This is counter intuitive, closing the vents when riding in hot weather. After reading the comments, I now understand why closing the vents work best.

I agree about the boots, I have also have...
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