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Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,205,252
Posted By Froggynews
Is the Russian RR track width (gauge) on BAM the...

Is the Russian RR track width (gauge) on BAM the same as US? How fast are the trains moving when they pass by?

It is real scary just walking over a bridge and getting caught on it when a train...
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 25,060
Posted By Froggynews
Hi Rick, Thanks for sharing your videos and...

Hi Rick, Thanks for sharing your videos and wonderful trip, I did a similar ride in 04 on an ST1100 it probably was not too different from your Connie. Given the same weight class, its all in the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 27,570
Posted By Froggynews
Cariboostrom, such wonderful writing! It is a...

Cariboostrom, such wonderful writing! It is a pleasure to read especially after coming home from a stressful days work. Your writing releases my stress and lets me breath hah hah!

Just one...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,995
Posted By Froggynews
Wow, a remote border crossing from Thailand to...

Wow, a remote border crossing from Thailand to Laos! Interesting how you guys keep running into expats even in remote places. Funny how you both got into the Ewan and Charlie thing at LuangSay, good...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,995
Posted By Froggynews
Awesome ride! Fantastic pictures! The street food...

Awesome ride! Fantastic pictures! The street food and dinner pictures look very interesting too.
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,178
Posted By Froggynews
I had the same impression. Remarkable picture....

I had the same impression. Remarkable picture. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,419
Views: 351,602
Posted By Froggynews
I hope you are getting a good rest and a speedy...

I hope you are getting a good rest and a speedy recovery John. Regards from Los Angeles.
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 19,631
Posted By Froggynews
I love that look in Little Gansta's face at Yucca...

I love that look in Little Gansta's face at Yucca Valley. Seems she was looking at some alien, someone who doesnt make sense or... a biker! I bet she will remember this event forever and one day a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-01-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By Froggynews
Riding the Richmond bridge from San Quentin by...

Riding the Richmond bridge from San Quentin by Marin County eastbound across the bay into Oakland. No toll on eastbound direction. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-26-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By Froggynews
Riding over the Golden Gate bridge from San...

Riding over the Golden Gate bridge from San Francisco <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
<IFRAME height=349...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-26-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By Froggynews
This is the Nacimiento-Fergusson road as it goes...

This is the Nacimiento-Fergusson road as it goes downhill towards its end where it joins up with the Pacific Coast highway-1 by the Central California coast north of Cambria.<?xml:namespace prefix =...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-26-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By Froggynews
This is eastbound from Tonopah Nevada along...

This is eastbound from Tonopah Nevada along highway-6. Area-51 is on the right side. Passing the junction with the north end of highway-375, known as the Extra-Terrestrial highway.

<IFRAME...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 45,165
Posted By Froggynews
Dave, I just came across your RR and enjoyed...

Dave, I just came across your RR and enjoyed reading every page of it. Thanks Steve for making all this possible. The Mohawk got me a bit nervous at first but you did a terrific job taking Mr Cobb...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By Froggynews
There are several good restaurants in Death...

There are several good restaurants in Death valley where I can have a lazy lunch and then head back to LA and be home before sundown. However this is a weekend and I will go farther and explore...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By Froggynews
From Ridgecrest I take the 178 towards Panamint...

From Ridgecrest I take the 178 towards Panamint valley. This is Panamint valley road as it heads north towards 190 to Death valley.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By Froggynews
From Palmdale, highway-14 goes towards the Mojave...

From Palmdale, highway-14 goes towards the Mojave desert. This is Highway 14 between the city of Mojave and Ridgecrest.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By Froggynews
When leaving LA via Newhall pass, Highway-5 leads...

When leaving LA via Newhall pass, Highway-5 leads north directly towards central California and points beyond such as Sacramento and Oregon. Highway-14 also branches from Newhall pass and goes...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By Froggynews
I like to ride north out of the big city and when...

I like to ride north out of the big city and when I do, the main highway-5 is convenient. The video shows Newhall pass. Everyone seems to always be in a big hurry at this pass. This is the main route...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By Froggynews
Hollywood Blvd downtown strip westbound starting...

Hollywood Blvd downtown strip westbound starting by the intersection with Gower St. (2nd stoplight in video). Phantages on the right, you can see the stars on the sidewalk surface. Kodak Theatre at...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By Froggynews
This is a picture of the helmet with the POV...

This is a picture of the helmet with the POV camera attached. The camera has a plastic bug shield in front that can be flipped up to shield the camera lens when not shooting videos. I flip the shield...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-17-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,216
Posted By Froggynews
Quickie trips from Los Angeles CA

This thread is mostly a collection of unedited Videos taken with a POV camera attached to my helmet. All the locations are within a day or weekend ride from (or within) Los Angeles, California. The...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,455
Posted By Froggynews
LiIon batteries are terrific, they have extremely...

LiIon batteries are terrific, they have extremely high power to weight ratios. However, coming from the LiIon business I would not substitute a LiIon pack on my Wee. I would stay with the good old...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,285
Posted By Froggynews
If it indeed contains alcohol and adds to the...

If it indeed contains alcohol and adds to the problem, the sum effects of its other ingredients results to a solution. In other words, the bottom line is that SeaFoam works. I am amazed how quicly...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,285
Posted By Froggynews
The change to E10 reminds me of when R12 was...

The change to E10 reminds me of when R12 was changed to R134. The new stuff is very similar to the old in paper but in practice it can be very different. We are on our own to discover the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 87,638
Posted By Froggynews
Hi Cage Free, Thank you for sharing such a...

Hi Cage Free,
Thank you for sharing such a wonderful family ride and a terrific adventure. Isnt it fantastic they have such great buffets at Coldfoot and Deadhorse.

Your Vstrom setups are very...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 1,201,184
Posted By Froggynews
Holy Moses! Blows my mind to realize you guys...

Holy Moses! Blows my mind to realize you guys actually made it to Evgekinot! You must be among the very few really sick inmates here at ADV, 666 on a scale of 10. Its off the charts. Thanks for...
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 671
Views: 354,091
Posted By Froggynews
Thanks for sharing Tim, what an incredible read...

Thanks for sharing Tim, what an incredible read and a great attitude, to echo all the inmates above. The broken shock spring looks nasty, must have been an extreme pothole hidden in the tunnel. On a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9,022
Views: 1,797,870
Posted By Froggynews
I'm sweating in the hot tropical sun by the side...

I'm sweating in the hot tropical sun by the side of the road, removed my gear off the bike, got the tools from under the seat, started the process of removing the rear wheel off so I can get at the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2009, 06:21 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 24,920
Posted By Froggynews
Interesting info. I just bought some Nikasil...

Interesting info. I just bought some Nikasil cylinders and pistons from Siebenrock to replace the ones on my airhead and I see the name "Gilardoni" cast on the new cylinders. Broke it in by riding it...
Forum: Thumpers 10-25-2009, 12:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,799
Posted By Froggynews
I wonder if the break-in treatment has somethiung...

I wonder if the break-in treatment has somethiung to do with the unwanted oil burning, see break-in theory proposed by:

http://www.mototuneusa.com/break_in_secrets.htm
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2009, 11:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,155
Posted By Froggynews
I tried the Cobra WX38 with a small firestick CB...

I tried the Cobra WX38 with a small firestick CB antenna when I did a ride up on the Dalton and the CB contact with the Alyeska truckers was an excellent resource. I used 9 x 1800mah NiMh...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 1,199,326
Posted By Froggynews
Hi Doug, Thanks for sharing a great adventure...

Hi Doug,
Thanks for sharing a great adventure and glad to hear you made it back home safe.
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2009, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,511,849
Posted By Froggynews
Hi Nathan, just wanted to let you know I felt...

Hi Nathan, just wanted to let you know I felt good the whole day after I saw you arrive at the Dover terminal. Your stories go way beyond motorcycling and taught me much about life and people....
Forum: Old's Cool 06-19-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,372
Posted By Froggynews
I also think the /2's were the most important and...

I also think the /2's were the most important and best models Bmw made. For example, its a no-brainer to compare an R69S or R50 to an R90S. Sure the R90S is faster and more competent on the road but...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-16-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 559,074
Posted By Froggynews
Since many years ago, bikers entering AK would...

Since many years ago, bikers entering AK would have their first stop and dinner at Gateway Salmon Bake in Tok, AK. However there have been other establishments nearby like Fast Eddies that provide...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-16-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 559,074
Posted By Froggynews
Of course, there's Muk Luk Annies in Teslin YT. ...

Of course, there's Muk Luk Annies in Teslin YT.
http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc232/cubao_kid/IMG_3668.jpg

A visit to Whitehorse YT would not be complete without trying a meal at the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-16-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 2,078
Views: 559,074
Posted By Froggynews
T-bone dinner at McNally's by Kern river north of...

T-bone dinner at McNally's by Kern river north of Lake Isabella, CA
http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc232/cubao_kid/IMG_7051.jpg

Scully's Cafe and Saloon along Alcan in Kluane Wilderness...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,293
Posted By Froggynews
Texan Barbecue, downtown main street Castroville,...

Texan Barbecue, downtown main street Castroville, near PCH north of Monterey, CA. Great destination after a ride along the coast.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,469
Posted By Froggynews
Icefields Parkway, everyone knows this view! ...

Icefields Parkway, everyone knows this view!
http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc232/cubao_kid/IMG_0764.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 06-11-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,007
Posted By Froggynews
I've ridden an R26 and R27 for many years and...

I've ridden an R26 and R27 for many years and they are way too slow for todays traffic. However if you live in a very rural area with not much vehicular traffic, these thumpers are great because you...
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