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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-11-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,196
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Slight update

After pouring over maps this past weekend we decided to alter our plans a bit. We now are thinking about just doing a loop up the coast of Maine and over to Nova Scotia then back to Portland over...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,084
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
My sizing information will not help you because I...

My sizing information will not help you because I am much larger than you but I will say that my 9 year old Rukka gear handles rain very well. My jacket and pants are I think called "Air" and are...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-06-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,196
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Thank you!

I really appreciate all your great ideas. Tonight we pull out the maps and, gasp... plan a route.

Thanks again,

Gregg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-05-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,196
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Headed to Maine, a little help please...

Hey guys/gals-

Wannabe Sweatheart and I are flying into to Portland, Maine next week and out of Buffalo 10 days later. Neither of us are familiar with the Northeast and we just want to enjoy a...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-24-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,065
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
I'm looking at SD Bay now and the weather is...

I'm looking at SD Bay now and the weather is awesome. Looking forward to meeting you FFs tonight but although promised, Wannabe Girlfriend will not make it.

Later,
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-22-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,065
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Yup. But we can walk to Stone Brewery from here...

Yup. But we can walk to Stone Brewery from here if we have to!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-18-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,065
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
I'm in

I traded some PMs with Matt over his lodging but apparently I am too hard to schedule around!

Love to meet up with some of you that night. I'll be there with Wannabe Girlfriend.

Cheers,
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 53,339
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Good luck!

Don't forget about the tent space thread, you will find a great deal of support here:


http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=869519
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Welcome back

Thanks for years of hard work on our behalf.

You spell your name funny.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 294
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
:ear Very interested as well, the bend hurts my...

:ear Very interested as well, the bend hurts my wrists.
Forum: Latin America 02-18-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,792
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
I spent this past weekend at Gonzaga Bay. The...

I spent this past weekend at Gonzaga Bay. The finished pavement officially ends at Papa Fernandez's and they are grading and oiling the road for about the next two miles, which is to say, about a...
Forum: Latin America 01-27-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,792
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Pavement sucks.

Pissed off that the road is paved now to Gonzaga. This just means that we have to head farther and farther down to get away.

San Francisquito is the new Gonzaga!
Forum: Old's Cool 01-15-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7,177
Views: 3,286,069
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Thanks, cool stuff.

Thanks, cool stuff.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-13-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7,177
Views: 3,286,069
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Any more on this scrambler would be appreciated. ...

Any more on this scrambler would be appreciated. Thanks
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,980
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Thank you

Absolutely fantastic ride report, I really appreciate you sharing all this with us.

I am struck by how much Mexico has not changed. My family traveled the length of the freshly created Highway 1...
Forum: Face plant 01-04-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 26,512
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Glad you like the Crossfires. I have had mine...

Glad you like the Crossfires. I have had mine for about 3-4 years and use them for desert dirt biking. I have never noticed them to be overly warm and it is always hot when I am riding.
Forum: Face plant 12-02-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 26,512
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
To me it's not an either/or. It's both. I...

To me it's not an either/or. It's both.

I am upping my gear and keeping it between the lines.

Thanks everyone for the spirited discussion.

p.s. The downed rider is 62, has been riding...
Forum: Face plant 11-27-2013, 12:21 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 26,512
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Funny how it takes an incident like this to...

Funny how it takes an incident like this to reevaluate one's gear. I will only be riding with my Sidi Crossfires from now on with knee guards under my pants. After looking at the price of Klim...
Forum: Face plant 11-27-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 26,512
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
http://i1275.photobucket.com/albums/y450/GreggWann...

http://i1275.photobucket.com/albums/y450/GreggWannabe/borregocrash_zps75b7fad1.jpg

Here is a photo of the accident.
Forum: Face plant 11-26-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 26,512
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Each accident is different of course but here is...

Each accident is different of course but here is a bit more. The injury to this rider's leg was almost a "pinching off" of the guy's foot. I think the bumper hit the guy just above the ankle and...
Forum: Face plant 11-24-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 26,512
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Boots matter

Last week I was caging it up out of the Anza Borrego valley and came upon a downed moto rider. He was riding with buddies on his Harley bagger and crossed the double yellow hitting a small car in the...
Forum: Racing 11-18-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 57,467
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Very nicely said. Thanks.

Very nicely said. Thanks.
Forum: Racing 11-18-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 57,467
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Dudes, please. We are all sad and frustrated. A...

Dudes, please. We are all sad and frustrated. A moment of silence please.
Forum: Racing 11-12-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
There are rental car companies that will rent you...

There are rental car companies that will rent you a car for travel to MX. Google it. Sorry, but I have to shut down now and get outta here or I'd help more. Good luck.

I think MX only...
Forum: Racing 11-12-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,333
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Going down tomorrow leaving SD around 7 am??? ...

Going down tomorrow leaving SD around 7 am???

LMK
Forum: Racing 11-12-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 28,880
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
checking in

Hey guys-

I will be riding for 222X in the <450 Sportsman moto. Yes, the course is flipping tough. I pre-ran my sections; 384 El Crucero to 495 Catavina ish, and 690 Colonet to 797 El Alamo. ...
Forum: Europe 09-18-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Thanks soooo much, I appreciate the...

Thanks soooo much, I appreciate the recommendations.
Forum: Europe 09-10-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 829
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Watching with great interest for your RR. I will...

Watching with great interest for your RR. I will be traveling to Spain at some point and want to ride while there as well.

Have a great time.
Forum: Europe 09-10-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Hi Brighty! Of course I remember you. I follow...

Hi Brighty! Of course I remember you. I follow your adventures with great envy. So sorry I won't see you in Athens. You are always welcome in San Diego.
Forum: Europe 09-09-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 986
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
8 days in Greece

My sweetheart and I have 8 full days to spend in Greece. We are leaving 3 October and fly in/out of Athens. So far we are interested in spending some time in Athens (Acropolis), the island of...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-29-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 23,193
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Now I know where to head for lunch. Luche Libre...

Now I know where to head for lunch. Luche Libre for tacos and the scooter chop for dessert!
Forum: Trip Planning 07-02-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 15,021
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
This thread is hilarious

Just goes to show that everyone has their opinion and no one will be talked out of theirs.:rofl

Here's mine, and it's not original. Weight does matter especially up high where its effect is...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-02-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 23,193
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
I want one.

I think it's worth the money, it is absolutely beautiful.
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 51,478
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Thanks GPS City

Just an unsolicited plug for GPS City. I have been buying stuff from them for years and have never been dissatisfied. They do a good job.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
I can only answer #2. Some bikes have a charcoal...

I can only answer #2. Some bikes have a charcoal canister to aid in emmission control like mine here in California and that is where it goes. I have seen some very clever aftermarket oil containers...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,580
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
I like what you are doing here but have some...

I like what you are doing here but have some questions:

Does the 77 cfm of flow seem sufficient? I bought a cheap fan at Radio Shack (unsure of rating) and it barely moved any air. I need a...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,812
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
I have been using the same pump now for 10 years...

I have been using the same pump now for 10 years of riding, it has bounced all over Baja. Before that it was in used for pumping up kid's rafts and balls when on vacation. It is at least 25 years...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,580
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
I'm going with this idea, and I actually like the...

I'm going with this idea, and I actually like the look. I will try and fab this up for my '08 GSA as soon as I get the time. My plan is a single computer fan mounted to the front of a oil cooler...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 17,580
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
bump

Still looking for the perfect solution.
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,116
Posted By Gregg Wannabe
Fantastic. This is how I like to travel, no...

Fantastic. This is how I like to travel, no plans, no idea, no kidding! Have fun!
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