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Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 16,108
Posted By RebornRider
Now THAT'S a ride report! Great narrative and...

Now THAT'S a ride report! Great narrative and great photos, Tex. Thanks for sharing!! Ride safe, all. :-)
gary
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 978
Views: 40,345
Posted By RebornRider
Looks like an AWESOME time, and the weather's...

Looks like an AWESOME time, and the weather's gonna cooperate. I'd for sure consider it ( as a novice ) except it's my weekend to W-O-R-K. :-(
Dammit! Have fun and ride safe, all. :-)
gary
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 16,108
Posted By RebornRider
Hooked!

The photography is stunning! I'm hooked. I'm in.
West Massachusetts here. If you're in the area, PM or email me. We've got room. Ride safe.
gary
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,391
Posted By RebornRider
RiffleBox, you make a lot of sense. Maybe someday...

RiffleBox, you make a lot of sense. Maybe someday I'll be able to pull myself out of antiquity! :-) Thanks to all who've replied and helped out. I'll report on the snowmobile gloves as I try them...
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2014, 01:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,391
Posted By RebornRider
I pulled the trigger. Took a shot for a hundred...

I pulled the trigger. Took a shot for a hundred and fifteen bucks and am going to try these out. I'm not yet going electric, but may, one day. The brush guards are a good idea and may go for a set of...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,391
Posted By RebornRider
Cold weather gloves...

Without going electric, I don't see a lot of really good options for cold weather riding gloves...... like down to 35 degrees. My question to forum members is this: What are the pros and cons of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-11-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 392,087
Posted By RebornRider
Why not?

Why not?
Forum: Face plant 01-07-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,399
Posted By RebornRider
As previously stated. RIP Sene. Ya, we don't...

As previously stated. RIP Sene. Ya, we don't appreciate how good we got it. Open fracture and no antibiotics......death. For that matter one could step on a nail out there..............death. My last...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-06-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 93,598
Posted By RebornRider
http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt347/ghobaica/...

http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt347/ghobaica/5-1-065_zpsea606758.jpg (http://s626.photobucket.com/user/ghobaica/media/5-1-065_zpsea606758.jpg.html)
Buddy and Rusty could be related!! MassKLR,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-06-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,211
Posted By RebornRider
Quite the mix of bikes! Looks like a GREAT time....

Quite the mix of bikes! Looks like a GREAT time. Totally jealous here. It's the dead of winter here and the VStrom is sitting in the corner of the garage on a battery tender! :-( Thanks for...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-05-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1,124
Views: 93,598
Posted By RebornRider
Buddy

Yes, Massachusetts has a helmet law! :-)
And I will echo "hanksmybuddy"'s sentiments above. The bond between dog and master is unique and precious.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-22-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,042
Posted By RebornRider
GREAT PICTURE! Thanks for sharing And a Very...

GREAT PICTURE! Thanks for sharing
And a Very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you all! :-)
gary
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By RebornRider
Good tutorial! Thanks! :-) g

Good tutorial! Thanks! :-)
g
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,445
Posted By RebornRider
I prefer the hi-viz vest. I wear an Olympia. You...

I prefer the hi-viz vest. I wear an Olympia. You can wear it over any gear you have, so can wear different jackets for changeable weather and still wear hi-viz. This vest has a lot of pockets, which...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By RebornRider
Excellent observations and advice. Sadly, my...

Excellent observations and advice. Sadly, my riding season is coming to an end here in west Massachusetts. Not done yet, but once it gets below 40 for my 5am morning commute to work, I back off on...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,039
Posted By RebornRider
Care and Feeding of Balance Oiled?

Had my first season with my, bought new, Garne Balance Oiled boots. They've performed stunningly. Very comfortable. Totally waterproof. Easy to walk in. If I could make one change it would be a pad...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-06-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 32,989
Posted By RebornRider
Top to bottom: Chuch spire in Ellijay, GA ...

Top to bottom:
Chuch spire in Ellijay, GA
Amicolola Falls, GA
Tennessee end of "The Dragon"
http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt347/ghobaica/DSC_0603_zpscb9509fc.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,979
Posted By RebornRider
Excellent. Thanks for the "ride"! :-) ...

Excellent. Thanks for the "ride"! :-)
g
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,528
Posted By RebornRider
Nice mix of solutions, folks. At looking at one...

Nice mix of solutions, folks. At looking at one anti-fog web site...."cat crap". lol Gotta love capitalism! One thing learned is that motorcyclists aren't the only people needing to keep lenses fog...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,528
Posted By RebornRider
Just as I expected.... Lot's of good answers...

Just as I expected....
Lot's of good answers and info from riders across the country! I guess I will bite the bullet and order up the pinlock. I do expect to have this helmet for many years and so,...
Forum: Equipment 10-03-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,528
Posted By RebornRider
Face shield fogging

Hey folks,
I did the search...."face shield fogging" ....got nothing.
I just got a new Arai XD4. Love the helmet. But I go to work early in the morning. That means 40's these mornings here in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-14-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,963
Posted By RebornRider
Well...........I'm riding a Japanese bike there...

Well...........I'm riding a Japanese bike there tomorrow! Sounds like a good time. I think my DL 650 VStrom is the best bike that I could own at this time in my life. Still, I think the Guzzis are...
Forum: Vendors 04-12-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By RebornRider
Y'know, I hadn't thought much of it, but now that...

Y'know, I hadn't thought much of it, but now that it's been addressed a couple of times, I'm surprised that the mods haven't nuked the reply with my name posted. Mods.......please do. Thanks,
gary (...
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By RebornRider
Don, Sent you another e-mail several days...

Don,
Sent you another e-mail several days ago with my question. Haven't heard back from you. Perhaps there is an e-mail glitch between your business and me. I simply want to know which...
Forum: Vendors 03-30-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By RebornRider
No sweat, Don. Thanks for the reply here. Perhaps...

No sweat, Don. Thanks for the reply here. Perhaps I'll try again sometime. Your products always get good reviews.
Ride safe.
gary
Forum: Vendors 03-28-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,745
Posted By RebornRider
Vibranators

Two e-mails and a phone message all unanswered by the company. Anybody else have similar experience? My '12 DL650A has a whole lot less handlebar vibration than the KLR, but still getting some...
Forum: Beasts 03-19-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9,120
Views: 3,535,455
Posted By RebornRider
Just about there. Rick's fork brace. Handlebar...

Just about there. Rick's fork brace. Handlebar riser. Givi topcase. Enduro Guardian skid plate. Awaiting low profile Givi hard bags for every day use. The Trax will be for more extended touring....
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By RebornRider
All good suggestions. Thanks to all. Been looking...

All good suggestions. Thanks to all. Been looking around. Wish there was someplace close I could try good quality boots on. Those places seem few and far between. The Sidis were a real dissapointment...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2013, 03:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,588
Posted By RebornRider
My discovery with the mesh pants were that they...

My discovery with the mesh pants were that they seemed to me actually HOTTER than reg riding pants, as the mesh let the heat from the bike in, whereas the regular weave pants did not.
g
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2013, 03:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 619
Posted By RebornRider
Boots

Hi Folks,
Here's my delemma. I'm stuck with wide feet...8.5EEE or so. They're really good for swimming but difficult to get a boot fit. Bought and sold two new pairs of Sidi's ( Adventures and...
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 9,120
Views: 3,535,455
Posted By RebornRider
Now THAT'S freakin' incredible!! Wow! Ride it,...

Now THAT'S freakin' incredible!! Wow! Ride it, uh, them, no, it safe!! :-)
gary
Forum: Beasts 02-25-2013, 02:36 AM
Replies: 9,120
Views: 3,535,455
Posted By RebornRider
http://i184.photobucket.com/albums/x87/stever660/D...

http://i184.photobucket.com/albums/x87/stever660/Death%20Valley/LoneRider_zpsfd983222.jpg
Now THAT'S a way cool picture! It just says pure "joy".
Thanks for sharing. And safe riding, all. :-)
g
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,487
Posted By RebornRider
I think the stock seat on my '12 650 Adventure is...

I think the stock seat on my '12 650 Adventure is pretty good. Got a good deal on an AirHawk on Ebay and will try that out for longer trips once the snow has cleared and the salt is washed off the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-21-2013, 03:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,153
Posted By RebornRider
Life doesn't get much better than this! I think...

Life doesn't get much better than this! I think you may find the only better riding will be when you ride out with your own son, many years from now.
Thanks for sharing. :-)
gary
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-17-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By RebornRider
OSJ, Awesome and inspiring report! I've been...

OSJ,
Awesome and inspiring report! I've been looking at the VStrom in the garage all winter and getting more antsy by the day! For me, it's the friggin' road salt that keeps me off the roads. I just...
Forum: Beasts 01-10-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9,120
Views: 3,535,455
Posted By RebornRider
Goodcat

65-70 degres here in socal today. Perfect for exploring.

http://goodcat.smugmug.com/Other/ADV-2013/i-nm4fNQ2/0/XL/IMG_6794-XL.jpg

...
Forum: Beasts 12-31-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,734
Views: 674,841
Posted By RebornRider
Made the switch

Sold the awesome '08 KLR 685....

http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt347/ghobaica/KLR/PackedforVT5-124.jpg



bought the '12 VStrom 650 Adventure. Good trade!
...
Forum: Beasts 12-27-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9,120
Views: 3,535,455
Posted By RebornRider
"Hi Gary, good shot of my tent. I really like the...

"Hi Gary, good shot of my tent. I really like the black with the wolfman bags. Can't wait for the new ones in my favorite color......blue."

Hey Billy! Another month or so and I hope to be posting...
Forum: Beasts 12-26-2012, 06:18 AM
Replies: 9,120
Views: 3,535,455
Posted By RebornRider
Mntnbound, great pics. My wife and I are taking a...

Mntnbound, great pics. My wife and I are taking a trip down to NW Georgia in late May to check out the area for a possible relocation from West Massachusetts. It looks exactly like our beloved...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-25-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 144,222
Posted By RebornRider
Even babies love Suzukis!! ...

Even babies love Suzukis!!
http://i626.photobucket.com/albums/tt347/ghobaica/VStrom/DSC_0335_zpse364f84d.jpg
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