ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 248
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: pdxbrit
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
So far yeah. Hopefully I can finish it!

So far yeah. Hopefully I can finish it!
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
The guy who bought your bike from you...did he...

The guy who bought your bike from you...did he say what he was going to do with it? Use for parts or rebuild? If rebuild, would be kind of fun to find out how your Pig turns out...or maybe painful!...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Don't sell your bike! I wish I never had but I...

Don't sell your bike! I wish I never had but I didn't have a lot of choices at the time.

I don't know if I'll be coming back on to Portland on the new KLR yet. I put a new radiator on it...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Baltimore or Bust!

http://whereisgarynow.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/0801141835.jpg?w=640&h=480 (https://whereisgarynow.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/0801141835.jpg)

I was up early and so was the weather. It was...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Got a new radiator ordered. $85, not bad! But it...

Got a new radiator ordered. $85, not bad! But it must be coming from China because it won't arrive here until the 25th. :eek1

But while I'm waiting I can hopefully can get some other things done...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
You're gonna love every minute of it. Don't...

You're gonna love every minute of it. Don't forget to pack some JB Weld and QuikSteel. Ha ha!
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Thanks for the comments guys. I have certainly...

Thanks for the comments guys. I have certainly become more bold since I left. I've been on the boat taking a few days off from the bike. I'll try to get an update going today.
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
So I finally made it to Baltimore the other night...

So I finally made it to Baltimore the other night but I had to come in on a trailer. No real surprise, my bad patch job didn't hold on the radiator and I had to stop 370 miles short of making it to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Where's the Blue Ridge Parkway? I Can't See It!

http://whereisgarynow.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/0731141604.jpg?w=640&h=480 (https://whereisgarynow.files.wordpress.com/2014/08/0731141604.jpg)

With the tail of the dragon defeated I was going...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Taking on the Tail of the Dragon

Motorcycling is an exercise in eradicating fear and there in lies the therapy. To be a good motorcycle rider you need to be fluid and confident in your motions. You need to put doubt at bay and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Yep, new cables are easy and cheap. All things...

Yep, new cables are easy and cheap. All things considered the new bike is doing ok. Could be a lot worse for 2k right? :huh
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
In to the Great Smoky Mountains

I didnít plan on going far today. The previous days were about figuring out the new bike and getting some miles between me and Arkansas. But now I was in Chattanooga and was right on the edge of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Well if it wasn't an adventure before it is now!

Well if it wasn't an adventure before it is now!
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Wild Assumptions and Interesting Observations on the South

http://whereisgarynow.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/dixiezone050016.jpg?w=640 (https://whereisgarynow.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/dixiezone050016.jpg)
<del></del>
So Iíve been riding in a straight ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Yeah it's def running lean right now. Once I get...

Yeah it's def running lean right now. Once I get to Baltimore I will be able to sort the carb out. It looks like it sat for quite a while too so it would be best to pull the whole thing off and clean...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
So seeing as you are all motorcycle folk I...

So seeing as you are all motorcycle folk I thought you might enjoy a list of issues with the new bike. Feel free to chime in with advice!

Choke doesn't stay open
Shifter bent/welded. Not stock...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Trying times indeed. But it could be worse, I...

Trying times indeed. But it could be worse, I could be at work. Ha ha!
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Victory Beer on Beale St, Memphis

Found myself on Beale St surrounded by bars so it seemed like a good place to have a victory beer.
Iím not out of the woods yet but Iím clear of Arkansas finally so why not.
New bike is rolling...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Goodbye Arkansas, Hello Tennessee!

https://whereisgarynow.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/0727141356i.jpg?w=640&h=480 (https://whereisgarynow.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/0727141356i.jpg)So happy to see this sign!


I have camped for...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Thanks for the kind words guys. Yes it was hard,...

Thanks for the kind words guys. Yes it was hard, 45,000 miles on the pig so that's a lot of memories. 23k on the new one so she's a pup in comparison to my old timer!

I think it was just old age...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
In Tennessee now. The new bike is running but def...

In Tennessee now. The new bike is running but def needs a tune up. Thanks for all the support though. To be honest I didn't think anyone was reading this RR but it looks like some are so I'll try...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Good News in Arkansas

I donít know what time I woke up but I know I didnít want to wake up. I wanted to sleep through the day and ignore the problem at hand. But I had to keep moving forward and get things sorted out....
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Bad news in Arkansas

***Sorry for not taking many pictures. It's been a rough week and taking pictures was the last thing on my mind***



I havenít posted in the last few days because Iíve been having a rough time...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Bad News

So my bike was sounding terrible when I pulled in to Harrison, AR so I setup camp and in the morning I took it to the local Kawasaki dealership. We haven't got to the root of the problem yet but it's...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Sounds like a good plan. Feel free to PM me if...

Sounds like a good plan. Feel free to PM me if you have any questions.
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Into The Dirty South

I wasnít in a rush to get going this morning. Whenever I get a motel I like to maximize the amount of time I have in luxury and I always end up pushing the limit on the check out times. It...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Gateway Arch, St Louis and The Finest Motel in Missouri

I didnít sleep too good. My proximity to the train tracks didnít help too much and I think there was about 6 or 7 trains throughout the night. But it wasnít the trains that was the issue. There...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Thanks for the info. I heard that Harrison is a...

Thanks for the info. I heard that Harrison is a good starting point so I'll be heading there tomorrow.
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Heading into the Ozark mountains tomorrow. If...

Heading into the Ozark mountains tomorrow. If anyone has any good suggestions of roads I should take let me know. I can't wait to see some corners again! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Escape From Chicago

https://whereisgarynow.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/0719141459.jpg?w=640&h=480 (https://whereisgarynow.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/0719141459.jpg)For such a big city the traffic was actually ok.

...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Chicago Part Three

https://whereisgarynow.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/0717141402.jpg?w=640&h=480 (https://whereisgarynow.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/0717141402.jpg)


Today the plumber was coming in to check...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Into the Concrete Jungle

https://whereisgarynow.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/0717141214.jpg?w=640&h=480 (https://whereisgarynow.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/0717141214.jpg)Awesome view of DT Chicago from the shore.

The ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Out of the Country, Into the City

Today was going to be pretty straight forward as far as riding went. I would be heading into Chicago to meet up with some people I met in Colorado. My last experience with a stranger offering to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Wisconsin, WHere You'll Always Have a Friend

It was raining when I woke up so I rolled over and went back to sleep. I finally woke up around 9:30 which was later than I had wanted. But it wasnít like I had a schedule to stick to other than...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3,620
Views: 1,680,216
Posted By pdxbrit
I've been on the road for almost 2 months now and...

I've been on the road for almost 2 months now and I find I'm always behind. It's kind of like my job!:eek1
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Back In To Wisconsin

So with my plans changed I decided to head south towards Wisconsin. I had met some people who were visiting Colorado who told me to look them up if I was near Chicago and I was only 500 miles away...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Heading North (But Not as Far as I Thought)

So today I would be heading up in to Canada. I wasnít really planning on going international but I was so close so I thought why not? The ride north wasnít too exciting and was wet and cold in...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Move Along Now, Nothing to See Here

I still had quite a few miles to do before I cleared South Dakota. I ditched the idea of going through North Dakota in favor of seeing some family early. I started my day with a shower at the park,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Back Hills, SD, Sturgis and Gettysburg (Not that one)

Starting my day with a shower is pretty nice I must say. Sure, it would be nice to shower everyday but whatís fun about this trip is getting away from the normal lifestyle. Itís so easy to stay in...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 15,903
Posted By pdxbrit
Hey everyone, I got turned around at the Canadian...

Hey everyone, I got turned around at the Canadian border so I'll be heading to Chicago through Wisconsin instead. Anyone know of any good roads in the north I can take? I haven't seen a good road in...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 248

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 09:23 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014