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Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,813
Posted By Steez
Can't say enough about Smart Wool. Bought four...

Can't say enough about Smart Wool. Bought four pairs in 2007 (2 mid weight and 2 heavy weight hiking pairs) and still have and use them. Lasted an entire six year stint as a grunt in the Marine Corps...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 591
Posted By Steez
Honestly I cannot get rid of the moleskin idea....

Honestly I cannot get rid of the moleskin idea. Only problem is that I feel I have to buy a new one every long distance ride I begin!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-04-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 53,365
Posted By Steez
I was supposed to get out early tonight, but the...

I was supposed to get out early tonight, but the teacher was late... I'll swing by when we're done. If you guys leave before just shoot me a pm
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-04-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 53,365
Posted By Steez
Anyone still going to brewhouse? I'm up for a few...

Anyone still going to brewhouse? I'm up for a few after class.
Forum: Americas 04-02-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,019
Posted By Steez
Apparently I'm the only one, but Oklahoma was one...

Apparently I'm the only one, but Oklahoma was one of my favorite sections of the tat. You literally cross sooooooo many interesting environments it's unreal. Granted I grew up in Wisconsin,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-31-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 53,365
Posted By Steez
Hey man, you the klr at the UTC EMCS with ammo...

Hey man, you the klr at the UTC EMCS with ammo can panniers?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 53,365
Posted By Steez
What were your dates for starting the TAT I...

What were your dates for starting the TAT

I started it back on July 2 of 2011. Was going to earlier, but work... Turned out it was way still to early for Colorado snow.

How was the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-01-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 53,365
Posted By Steez
Haha I'm still in Chattanooga. Been unhealthily...

Haha I'm still in Chattanooga. Been unhealthily busy with midterms and such. I'll be in town until thursday, then off to drill then Louisiana for spring break.

Let me know if you guys end up...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-10-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 53,365
Posted By Steez
That last post was mine. Someone forgot to log...

That last post was mine. Someone forgot to log off of advrider on my computer haha!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-25-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 53,365
Posted By Steez
Thanks for the great time last night! I showed up...

Thanks for the great time last night! I showed up not knowing anyone and by the end of the night felt as if I had known each of you for quite a while.

Definitely trying to figure a way to get the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-24-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 53,365
Posted By Steez
Thanks for the inspiration guys! I think I'll...

Thanks for the inspiration guys! I think I'll make an offer on the Dakar tonight, seeing as most of my weekly riding will be commuting on streets- so it seems like a good compromise.

Thanks for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-23-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 53,365
Posted By Steez
Hey guys, I've been in the Chattanooga area...

Hey guys,

I've been in the Chattanooga area the past few years, and I finally came to my senses and sold my Triumph Bonneville to get back into dual sporting. I've come across a fellow Nashville...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,902
Posted By Steez
Taking the mentality of riders out of the...

Taking the mentality of riders out of the situation, it also needs to be noted the changing physical environment. As sad as it sounds, lots of roads have been paved in the last 20 years! Possibly...
Forum: Americas 01-11-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By Steez
A few years ago I did a fly and ride from El Paso...

A few years ago I did a fly and ride from El Paso to Nashville. Was a beautiful ride, and I hope to do it again sometime, BUT, it took me 2 full days to ride it all off interstate (Think I took us...
Forum: Americas 01-11-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,722
Posted By Steez
I road through a few years ago alone, so I'm no...

I road through a few years ago alone, so I'm no expert. My only tip is to respect the deep canyons and the weather. Flash floods can and do happen (trust me, I was in one where the water was above my...
Forum: Thumpers 01-02-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 194,789
Posted By Steez
Thanks for the link Cal. I'll definitely spend...

Thanks for the link Cal. I'll definitely spend some time reading up on their journey!

Lost, that sounds like a glowing review. Something about the G650gs just looks...right, I guess you could...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 194,789
Posted By Steez
Thanks for the input guys. During work months of...

Thanks for the input guys. During work months of the year I typically commute and do minor forest roads/tracks. But, in the summer months I try to take a few weeks off and do some real adventuring...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 706
Views: 194,789
Posted By Steez
Happy New Years everyone! Just curious if...

Happy New Years everyone!

Just curious if you current owners could give me an update on how the cast wheels are faring. Has anyone actually dented the rims? I know when the bike first launched...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-05-2012, 05:40 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,201
Posted By Steez
This exactly. I had the exact same experience on...

This exactly. I had the exact same experience on my tat ride. Ended up taking it off and just tying it to the top of my Tail Bag.

If you plan on standing up a lot on your journey, please try...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-30-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,032
Posted By Steez
I did the tat solo in July 2011. Had a 55 Degree...

I did the tat solo in July 2011. Had a 55 Degree Marmot.

Froze my ASS off pretty much through all of Colorado. Utah and Nevada were chilly, but not as bad.

That being said.... it was sweltering...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-25-2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,816
Posted By Steez
Hey guys, just thought I'd pipe in and introduce...

Hey guys, just thought I'd pipe in and introduce myself. Currently live in the East Brainerd area. Just sold my Bonneville, so I'm looking to get back into the offroad community! Hopefully if I can...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 21,446
Posted By Steez
Well, seeing as the Memphis and Knoxville...

Well, seeing as the Memphis and Knoxville brothers gave the invite, you're more than welcome to stay in Chattanooga!

Also, how long are you planning on this trip to take? Seems like a legit ride!
Forum: Trip Planning 02-01-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 49,309
Posted By Steez
Just thought I'd give my $.02! Personally I...

Just thought I'd give my $.02!

Personally I prefer riding alone. Only person who I'll go on a trip with is my father, which is mostly because money isn't an issue with us. With friends we're...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 244,957
Posted By Steez
What handlebars are those run? About to get rid...

What handlebars are those run? About to get rid of my stockers
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 56,414
Posted By Steez
+1 That's a good way at looking at things. My '06...

+1 That's a good way at looking at things. My '06 black came with a summer screen that i tried once. I'll probably only ride with it in the winter to keep this cold Tennessee winter rain seepage to a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-19-2011, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 796
Posted By Steez
Oops just saw the responses. Sadly I just...

Oops just saw the responses.

Sadly I just sold my WRR this past week. I finished the tat in July and left it with my uncle in Sacramento (had to get back) and now I couldn't find the time to ride...
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 44,248
Views: 8,474,299
Posted By Steez
Thanks for the help everyone! Krabill I sent you...

Thanks for the help everyone! Krabill I sent you a pm!
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 44,248
Views: 8,474,299
Posted By Steez
Hey Everyone. I'm currently on the TAT, but I've...

Hey Everyone. I'm currently on the TAT, but I've come to realize I'm going to need new sprockets. I've already had tires shipped out to Freemont Motorycles in Florence, CO, so I'll be stopping there...
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 44,248
Views: 8,474,299
Posted By Steez
Thank you! Pm sent

Thank you! Pm sent
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 44,248
Views: 8,474,299
Posted By Steez
Wow thanks a lot guys! Really means a lot that...

Wow thanks a lot guys! Really means a lot that people I don't even know are looking out for me!
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 44,248
Views: 8,474,299
Posted By Steez
Thanks! It's the wolfman MiniBeta. Depending on...

Thanks! It's the wolfman MiniBeta. Depending on how it's packed is how it sits. To be safe I fitted two heatshields that are included with the GiantLoop bags to keep it off the can. Overall I'm happy...
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2011, 04:23 PM
Replies: 44,248
Views: 8,474,299
Posted By Steez
With my coming tat trip coming up, I thought I'd...

With my coming tat trip coming up, I thought I'd show you my ride all loaded up, along with asking a quick question.

http://i1134.photobucket.com/albums/m619/Woody_0311/2011-06-06182718.jpg
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Forum: Thumpers 06-08-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 44,248
Views: 8,474,299
Posted By Steez
Anyone crash the IMS 4.8 yet?

Anyone crash the IMS 4.8 yet?
Forum: Asia Pacific 06-08-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,267
Posted By Steez
Can't really help you, but this is my dream ride...

Can't really help you, but this is my dream ride :wink:



I'm jealous :cry
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,055
Posted By Steez
This op needs to lose his posting privileges...

This op needs to lose his posting privileges haha. You'd think that if you post an amazing deal you'd say more than a zip code... Haha I even googled dealers in that code to no avail.:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 30,744
Posted By Steez
Haha the motorcycle duckwalk is not at all what I...

Haha the motorcycle duckwalk is not at all what I was thinking of. Anyone here ever join the military? Remember doin the duckwalk in a line with a bunch of guys for the docs to watch?

Oh the...
Forum: Americas 06-07-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,480
Posted By Steez
I just purchased the new maps with colorado...

I just purchased the new maps with colorado following the big bike bypass.

I'll be on a wr250r, so can someone please scan a copy of the old maps with those passes and hook me up?

Thanks in...
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 44,248
Views: 8,474,299
Posted By Steez
Hey Chadx, You ever end up purchasing this...

Hey Chadx,

You ever end up purchasing this plb? I'm currently in the spot vs plb dilemma for my solo tat trip, and I came across your post through a random google search! I'm leaning more towards...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,055
Posted By Steez
+ infinity

+ infinity
Forum: Thumpers 06-05-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 55,189
Posted By Steez
Just curious-how many of these days were spent...

Just curious-how many of these days were spent riding and how many were off days?

I haven't decided on my pace yet, but right now I'm thinking of riding every day and just stopping with some...
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