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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-15-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By oldtouring B
Good eating..

Rainbow cafe for breakfast and Mikey's for dinner..
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-04-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,643
Posted By oldtouring B
Not often speechless..

Chris you are a fucking moron. I hope the moderators remove you from the website!

For the original poster, we are dog people and share your desire to find your baby.. There are a lot of good...
Forum: Americas 06-02-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,110
Posted By oldtouring B
Harry O

It is a ride you will ONLY do once!!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-31-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By oldtouring B
Consider these options..

Have a friend or ADVrider member stop by the sellers home and checkout the bike and the seller. We have all bought and sold bikes and know what to look 4. If you get a good report then pay for the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-26-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,406
Posted By oldtouring B
Trust your gut..

I always use eBay and Craigslist and a website for the make of bike. If I get a contact that doesn't feel right, I will agree to meet at a public place. If test riding is important to the buyer then...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-22-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 148,143
Posted By oldtouring B
A Utah heads up..

They use a different compound for their tar snakes.. Definitely slippery
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-22-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 148,143
Posted By oldtouring B
New Mexico

So glad you enjoyed the northern part of our state.. It is a sleeper. We can do a day ride in the area around Los Alamos.. The next time you come this way try your best to ride hwy 4 near Jemez...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-15-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,242
Posted By oldtouring B
Bulletproof

A Gen 1 Yamaha FZ1:clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-12-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By oldtouring B
Simple..

Go to Yelp and do some research.. You will be set.. Ride safe..
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-09-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 148,143
Posted By oldtouring B
Thanks ..

AG your writing style is great!! This will be a terrific RR.

I sure hope your oldest survived the flip😎😎
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-09-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 495
Posted By oldtouring B
Borrow is a tough call..

Take a look on Craigslist in your area in NY.. You might get lucky .

Or I always conclude that things happen for a good reason..
Forum: Road Warriors 05-08-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 860
Posted By oldtouring B
Dealers no-- private party yes..

I would suggest that you buy from a private party. So many advantages.. You will know the history of the bike and have the service records. You will meet the seller and see how he takes care of his...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-08-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 860
Posted By oldtouring B
Some thoughts..

Many beginners on street bikes say they have ridden dirt bikes for a long time!! Then in the next sentence they comment on how nervous they are!! If you seriously have years of riding experience,...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-06-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 148,143
Posted By oldtouring B
Can't miss

36 is a must.. It would be a sin to be that close and miss it. We stayed in eureka for 2 months and I rode it a dozen times.. One of the best.. Everyone in your group will not be able to stop smiling...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-04-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 139,162
Posted By oldtouring B
Top Sellerie seat

I just listed a top Sellerie seat in the flee market. It is in the parts section.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-02-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,661
Posted By oldtouring B
Pack your rain gear and hit the road!!

The weather forecast is so often wrong. I live in New Mexico and haven't had rain in months. If you reschedule your trip for clear skies, you will never go!

I hope you are heading for Taos and...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-27-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 444
Views: 148,143
Posted By oldtouring B
Consider this

Every fourth or fifth day make it a short one. Say 150 miles.. Sleep in and have a big breakfast and recharge. It makes a big difference in your energy level.

+1 on the 4 corners.. Pass on it and...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By oldtouring B
Find out your sizes

Then go to the flea market gear section. Consider Arai or Shoei like new used..

There are so many well made jackets and pants. I suggest you start with Olympia used and learn from there.

Give...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-25-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 148,143
Posted By oldtouring B
Your passes

A headsup do a little research on the parks you will be visiting to make sure they accept your pass. So far I got a no at Pikes Peak and the valley of fire.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-24-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 21,979
Posted By oldtouring B
This ride will not end well!! They are basing...

This ride will not end well!! They are basing their choice on looks not function..they need a Honda st1100 but who knows what they will end up with??
Forum: Americas 04-18-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 768
Posted By oldtouring B
There is a website that features couch space for...

There is a website that features couch space for members. Sorry I cannot remember the name but someone will help out..
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-15-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,028
Posted By oldtouring B
As a former Floridian, I say sell it.. The roads...

As a former Floridian, I say sell it.. The roads in florida are arrow straight😡😡

You need to venture north to Georgia before things start to happen..
Forum: Road Warriors 03-18-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,492
Posted By oldtouring B
Suncoast

I remember reading that Canada had raised the fees for registration or was it insurance? Anyway it sounded like the government was discouraging people from riding. How do they feel about a GSXR?
...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-17-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,492
Posted By oldtouring B
In my opinion used like new is the only way to...

In my opinion used like new is the only way to go. If you buy a well cared for bike that has had all the routine maintenance, you will be fine..

A warranty is no guarantee that your bike will be...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-13-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3,021
Views: 1,667,325
Posted By oldtouring B
Food for thought..

Hi guys. I have been following your adventures since day one. What you are doing is amazing. Your RR is the best.

But I sense that you need to recharge your batteries. Anytime we let the things we...
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 112,869
Posted By oldtouring B
The truth??

This fucker has been screwing riders for 10 years. Why would you believe anything he says?? He is running low on cash, so a new con has surfaced!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-10-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By oldtouring B
Thanks guys for your help.. All set..:clap

Thanks guys for your help.. All set..:clap
Forum: Canada 03-09-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,563
Posted By oldtouring B
Plan on this..

The popular roads for tourists are well maintained..on the other hand the less traveled secondary roads are pothole city!! Plan on slowing down a little and you will do just fine.. Ride safe.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-08-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 372
Posted By oldtouring B
Near Albuquerque need to have seat modified.

If you know of someone that does a very good job, I need to have my stock seat modified and a gel piece installed. Please PM me. Thanks in advance.. Bob
Forum: Americas 03-06-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 906
Posted By oldtouring B
Rethink

Symba welcome to the craziness ..

You have plenty of time to rethink your route..if you spend three days on the Trace, you may consider suicide!!! After that short section at the beginning, the...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-01-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 139,162
Posted By oldtouring B
The seat is off

:1drink thanks for your help guys.. It was so easy when I knew how the latch works.. Some lube and it should be no problem.. Thanks again..Bob
Forum: Road Warriors 02-28-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 510
Views: 139,162
Posted By oldtouring B
I need your help !!

I just bought a 2006 fz1 yesterday. I need to remove the Corbin seat for the rider. The damn thing will not come off?? The owners manual says move lever to the right. Could the seat pan Corbin uses...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-26-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 3,021
Views: 1,667,325
Posted By oldtouring B
Additional motivation..

What Neda has is very contagious .. About the time she gets well then you will,get it🙈🙈

Get her to a doctor and get a prescription of a super bug killer!!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-12-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,912
Posted By oldtouring B
Tennessee chrome is the answer😎😎

Buy some duct tape and wrap that bad boy.. Drive at a sensible speed to where you need to go..
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-08-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By oldtouring B
Sorry it took awhile

But Craigslist might work better because of your time consideration. Good luck..
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-07-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 467
Posted By oldtouring B
Check if

There is a cycle gear store near by.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-01-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,660
Posted By oldtouring B
Heartwarming story

The wife and I are dog people through and through. What you did was awesome. I know you checked on Google to see how much water and solid food you new kid could take in. What goes around--you will...
Forum: Road Warriors 01-25-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,907
Posted By oldtouring B
Is the Duc to tall?

Is the Duc to tall?
Forum: Americas 01-25-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 893
Posted By oldtouring B
What month are you considering? Checkout the...

What month are you considering?

Checkout the tent space thread on our website.

Make sure your bike of choice is bulletproof.

A credit card with a 5000 $ limit would be good.

The wife and...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-03-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,987
Posted By oldtouring B
Some thoughts..

We are reminded how important our gear is. Don't take it for granted.

When it is not your time, you walk away.

EVery one hopes you have insurance.

I am sure you will avoid the SV model in...
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