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Forum: Europe 03-11-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By donmoto
We'll see... got my first job today fixing a...

We'll see... got my first job today fixing a guy's Vespa. If I'm able to borrow that I don't know how long I'll be able to keep up on any ride outside of the city :lol3
Forum: Europe 03-09-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By donmoto
Anyone free to meet up in the Oslo area? Just...

Anyone free to meet up in the Oslo area? Just figuring out the new city! :ear
Forum: Europe 02-09-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By donmoto
Hah, sounds like my type of ride! Crazy to think...

Hah, sounds like my type of ride! Crazy to think I've had this planned for almost half a year and it's only three weeks away :clap
Forum: Europe 01-29-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By donmoto
I'm perfectly happy with a farm job, so no...

I'm perfectly happy with a farm job, so no worries there. I've definitely been saving in case I don't manage to find work for a while... or for a bike! I'll be in Oslo from March 1st until early...
Forum: Europe 01-29-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By donmoto
Is there actually a decent amount of short term...

Is there actually a decent amount of short term jobs, before the tourist season in March? Most of what I've been reading is that they're pretty scarce. I don't expect it to be related to my education...
Forum: Europe 01-29-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By donmoto
Bahaha still doesn't sound remotely as terrifying...

Bahaha still doesn't sound remotely as terrifying as the actual things that live in Australia.

Nah, it's just temporary, about 3-4 months, depending on how it goes. However, if I really like it,...
Forum: Europe 01-29-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By donmoto
So I have to be worried about more creatures than...

So I have to be worried about more creatures than just trolls? :lol3
That doesn't sound so bad though, especially considering the miserable trail situation around LA. I'm more immediately concerned...
Forum: Europe 01-13-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,474
Posted By donmoto
Hey streaks, how are you liking Oslo? Looks like...

Hey streaks, how are you liking Oslo? Looks like I'll be moving there for 3-4 months pretty soon myself! :1drink
Forum: Australia 06-23-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,426
Posted By donmoto
Yeah I'm definitely carrying some oil. The XLX...

Yeah I'm definitely carrying some oil. The XLX doesn't do it's own changes, but it drips just enough for me to definitely make sure I'll be watching the dip stick carefully and topping off as needed.
Forum: Australia 06-03-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,426
Posted By donmoto
If any of you guys were at the Snail Trails ride,...

If any of you guys were at the Snail Trails ride, you'll definitely know how fun and muddy it was. Pleasure to meet you all there, and here's a couple photos of us after the ride. The only time the...
Forum: Australia 06-03-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,426
Posted By donmoto
Definitely taking your advice Southern Cross....

Definitely taking your advice Southern Cross. It's sounding like the Flinders have some seriously amazing riding to be had. :thumb
Forum: Australia 06-02-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 239
Views: 13,425
Posted By donmoto
That pretty much sums it up for me as well. Great...

That pretty much sums it up for me as well. Great meeting and riding with the local ADV crew. :1drink thanks for organising the ride Strummer! Felt great to finally put the little XLX though its...
Forum: Australia 05-27-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,426
Posted By donmoto
I'm digging this plug not only for the road, but...

I'm digging this plug not only for the road, but for that XR!
Forum: Australia 05-13-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 13,425
Posted By donmoto
Count me in. I'll be on the old XLX :1drink

Count me in. I'll be on the old XLX :1drink
Forum: Australia 05-08-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,426
Posted By donmoto
I've removed grips installed like that with a...

I've removed grips installed like that with a knife and it was still a pain:lol3
Forum: Australia 05-07-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,426
Posted By donmoto
So I bent my handlebars while getting a little...

So I bent my handlebars while getting a little too enthusiastic on a loose rocky trail a few weekends ago. Oops. Like all stock bars, these were made of chocolate pudding. ...
Forum: Australia 05-01-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,426
Posted By donmoto
Damn that's way more fuel than the XLX is going...

Damn that's way more fuel than the XLX is going to take.
Forum: Australia 04-28-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,426
Posted By donmoto
Heya everyone! Thanks for the great tips already....

Heya everyone! Thanks for the great tips already. Both Livo and I like to think we're pretty capable with a camera, so we should be keeping this thread stocked with photos.




pzs, do you...
Forum: Australia 03-15-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,792
Posted By donmoto
A bike with some rust aka character

Got my wheels yesterday! An '83 XLX250R off the all-holy gumtree for $1450. She's done 12,000k's, not so bad for a 30 year old bike.
...
Forum: Australia 02-05-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By donmoto
I'll be in Brisbane in a couple of weeks and once...

I'll be in Brisbane in a couple of weeks and once the bike search ends I'll be game to go.
Forum: Australia 02-04-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,792
Posted By donmoto
Yeah TLCs are Barkbusters' new top of the range...

Yeah TLCs are Barkbusters' new top of the range model. I have seen that mighty fine beast. I'm imagining all the uni girls getting wet for my monster torque and sweet purple graphics.
Forum: Australia 02-03-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,792
Posted By donmoto
You got it!

You got it!
Forum: Australia 02-02-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,792
Posted By donmoto
Hey everyone, only two weeks until the move! I...

Hey everyone, only two weeks until the move! I sold the RMZ to have the cash to buy something once I arrive. Anyone looking to dump an old XR/XL or DR or XT/TT within a $2k budget? :ear I've been...
Forum: Racing 01-23-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 257,629
Posted By donmoto
Following Top Jimmy has been my favorite part of...

Following Top Jimmy has been my favorite part of this season. I saw their set up in the pits at A2, and Crossland really has their act together. Watching the Albertson Project almost makes me feel...
Forum: Thumpers 12-17-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 13,349
Posted By donmoto
I'm totally stopping by to check out the XT and...

I'm totally stopping by to check out the XT and your new ride! I can't wait to see all the misadventures you guys get yourselves into.
Forum: Australia 11-20-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,792
Posted By donmoto
Business professor adventure rider - I definitely...

Business professor adventure rider - I definitely didn't see that coming either.
Forum: Australia 11-19-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,792
Posted By donmoto
What subjects? I'm going to laugh if I end up in...

What subjects? I'm going to laugh if I end up in an ADVRider's class.
Forum: Australia 11-19-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,792
Posted By donmoto
Yeah let's do it for sure. Ipswich sounds...

Yeah let's do it for sure. Ipswich sounds familiar. I feel like I read that place name in the UQ brochure. I'm figuring unless someone miraculously hands me 640 Adventure at the airport, I'll try and...
Forum: Australia 11-19-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,792
Posted By donmoto
That picture literally made me laugh out loud...

That picture literally made me laugh out loud :rofl Can't say I know Andy either.
Forum: Australia 11-19-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,792
Posted By donmoto
Ah I totally would do that but I moved back home...

Ah I totally would do that but I moved back home with my family to skip paying rent for my last semesters :cry
Unless you're talking about swapping bike keys, but you'd be spending your entire...
Forum: Australia 11-18-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,792
Posted By donmoto
Doesn't sound too different from LA really

Doesn't sound too different from LA really
Forum: Australia 11-17-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,792
Posted By donmoto
*Careful, but not never:D

*Careful, but not never:D
Forum: Australia 11-17-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,792
Posted By donmoto
What am I getting myself into? :lol3 But thanks...

What am I getting myself into? :lol3
But thanks for the tips. I've gotten started trolling gumtree. And I'm fairly certain those videos were taken from adventure riding heaven.
Forum: Australia 11-17-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,792
Posted By donmoto
Thanks man! Real nice to meet everyone here and...

Thanks man! Real nice to meet everyone here and am looking forward to in person :1drink
Forum: Australia 11-17-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,792
Posted By donmoto
That sounds awesome. I've only just gotten to the...

That sounds awesome. I've only just gotten to the Colorado border, but even then the people started getting nicer and the scenery more spectacular. If anyone wants my RMZ I'd bring it with me and...
Forum: Australia 11-17-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,792
Posted By donmoto
:lol3 The offer is much appreciated and I'm...

:lol3 The offer is much appreciated and I'm definitely going to take you up on that. You pretty close out to Brisbane?
Forum: Australia 11-17-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,792
Posted By donmoto
I clearly missed that double entendre.

I clearly missed that double entendre.
Forum: Australia 11-17-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,792
Posted By donmoto
Haha yeah I have to remember I actually have to...

Haha yeah I have to remember I actually have to show up to class now and then. I'm in a program called Narrative Studies that my school just invented. It's creative writing, anthropology, foreign...
Forum: Australia 11-16-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,792
Posted By donmoto
Moving to Brisbane for a bit...

from Los Angeles for my final semester of uni in February. Technically I'm going to UQ for that, but my main goal is to ride. How I'm actually going to accomplish that I have no idea as of yet....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,093
Posted By donmoto
Yeah I could be down for some Taos riding. There...

Yeah I could be down for some Taos riding. There were also those archaological sites mentioned a few posts back that look interesting. Got any time this week? Seems like you guys have a nice crew...
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