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Forum: Thumpers 12-25-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 8,826
Views: 1,564,933
Posted By GeneC
Thank you!

Thank you everyone for your suggestions on lifting the bike! Sounds like jack stands are the way to go. And a merry Christmas to all celebrating today!

-gene
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8,826
Views: 1,564,933
Posted By GeneC
Thanks Blugg1! Those will definitely work on the...

Thanks Blugg1! Those will definitely work on the front, but I believe the exhaust will be an issue on the back. I'll go to the local shop and see if that is the case. Thanks again!
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8,826
Views: 1,564,933
Posted By GeneC
Thanks for the reply! I would do the same, but I...

Thanks for the reply! I would do the same, but I don't see where to rest it. The exhaust is in the way...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8,826
Views: 1,564,933
Posted By GeneC
Lifting my TU to remove wheels

Hi,

I swear, I searched but could not find. I have a new to me TU and it's the first bike, other than a pure dirt bike, without a center stand. It sounds like they don't/wont make one. The exhaust...
Forum: Latin America 07-13-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 93,422
Posted By GeneC
RIP Harry.

So sorry for the family. Just saw this headline on cnn as well.

Remains could be those of missing American
http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/12/world/americas/missing-american-mexico/index.html
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 32,984
Posted By GeneC
Subscribed

Thanks for the great report!
Forum: Latin America 03-16-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 93,422
Posted By GeneC
No news

Hi Hesaid, I'm connected with the family on Facebook and still no new news. I feel for the family so much.
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 29,309
Posted By GeneC
I'm in!

Fellow New Yorker here...yes, ready for winter to end! You have real guts to ride in this :clap, best of luck on the road. -gene
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 45,863
Posted By GeneC
Thank you for such a great report!

Loving your ride report and the fact your doing it on a 200. Been here from close to the begining. Small detail i think it was "Corinthian leather" on a Chrysler Cordoba :-) thanks again for your...
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 165,928
Posted By GeneC
Loving your videos!

Keep up the great work :rofl
-gene
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 320
Posted By GeneC
Austin Vince & Lois Pryce at New York motorcycle show

I had the pleasure of meeting Austin and Lois last night at the show. They are promoting their DVD and books. Great people. They autographed my book and DVD and have a great photo with them. They...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 21,049
Posted By GeneC
Loved this!

Thanks so much. Really respect your carefree approach. Looking forward to more adventures. -gene
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,248,210
Posted By GeneC
The adventure continues....

Been waiting for this all summer :D. Thanks so much! Let us know if you need anything down the road. We're here!

Best,
Gene
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,807
Posted By GeneC
Great report!

Looking forward to hearing how it ended. Thanks for the report!

-gene
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,248,210
Posted By GeneC
Let us know if you need anything!

Hey John,

Ive followed your adventure all last year and really excited to hear about your adventures coming up. As many have mentioned, your up to date recordings of your trip are so inspiring and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,489
Posted By GeneC
Really enjoyed your report

I've gone from a 1100 to a 650. Who knows a 125 MIT be next. The lighter the better :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 723
Views: 165,928
Posted By GeneC
Just found your report...

Love it, keep up the good work! Also, really enjoy your youtube videos, just the right amount of commentary and editing. Thanks again, and happy riding!! -gene
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 230,265
Posted By GeneC
Glad you guys are back in the sadle!!!

Love your writing style. I call it "adventure comedy". Thanks so much for the great RR!
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,654
Posted By GeneC
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 48,256
Posted By GeneC
I really enjoyed your report!

Thanks again for taking the time to share your report. Your righting is and attention to detail is superb. Looking forward to your next trip :-). Best, Gene
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-10-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By GeneC
Condensation in headlights on new vstrom 650 2012

Does anyone have condensation in their headlight when you bike gets wet? I was washing the bike the other day (with a low pressure hose) and noticed condensation on the inside. I don't see water...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 41,051
Posted By GeneC
Cycles Sputh

There's an old flick from the early 70s "Cycles South". It's one of the original adventure ride movies IMHO. All shot without sound and then they Put in voices and sound effects latter, classic. The...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,248,210
Posted By GeneC
Still here

Hey John,

Just want you to know that I still check your report every day and as many have mentioned, really appreciate you sharing your journey with us. I've learned a lot on many levels.

All...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,248,210
Posted By GeneC
I am so in...

Hi John,

I checked in with you a couple of weeks back (I think I was on page 15 at the time) and have been slowly reading every word, not just of you but this great supportive community. I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 884
Views: 484,647
Posted By GeneC
I've said it before, but I need to sayit again...

You are an amazing writer! I read many RR for inspiration to do one "big one" myself one day, and many of them are written in the style "I did this, I did that...) but yours are reading so much more...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 113,608
Posted By GeneC
Thanks so much for answering my ABS question. I...

Thanks so much for answering my ABS question. I started riding on dirt back in 1975 and then I bought my first street bike towards the end of hight school in 1980. A suzuki GS425 (my dream bike for...
Forum: Face plant 01-19-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,906
Posted By GeneC
So glad to hear your back in the saddle!!!!!!!

So glad to hear your back in the saddle!!!!!!!
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 113,608
Posted By GeneC
Better late than never, that's for sure!

Wow! What an awesome RR! Been spending the last week reading this, nice and slow, enjoying each word and picture. Thank you so much for bringing us along on your epic journey. I'm between bikes. Went...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,481
Posted By GeneC
Once you get going...not a problem :-)

I owned a 97 1100gs (which I just sold) and I have to admit I had a few 0 mph tip overs because of the height. As long as you know eventually its gonna happen, you'll be good. IMHO unless your going...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-18-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 15,289
Posted By GeneC
Just got back from the show tonight andi have to...

Just got back from the show tonight andi have to say I was disappointed. The show seems to get smaller and smaller every year. However, the main reason for me going was to check out the vstrom and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-01-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 15,289
Posted By GeneC
I've gone for the last couple of years and I'm...

I've gone for the last couple of years and I'm planning to go again. Mostly, I just like to sit on all the bikes :-) I take the subway down and walk. I notice more adventure gear over the years.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 18,588
Posted By GeneC
Thanks for the info! How do you like the...

Thanks for the info! How do you like the adventure? That's the bike I'm looking to get, if I could find a deal on the 2012 all the better.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-31-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 18,588
Posted By GeneC
Differences between 2012 & 2013 vstrom 650

Looks like Ive decided a Wee is my next bike. Does anyone know if there are any major differences/improvements between the two? Thanks in advance, Gene
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,169,484
Posted By GeneC
Got it! Great advice, thank so much :-)

Got it! Great advice, thank so much :-)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-24-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,723
Posted By GeneC
Yes, I will definitely check it out. Might be a...

Yes, I will definitely check it out. Might be a bit out of my budget, but maybe a used one. Have you ridden both? Thanks
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-24-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 22,196
Posted By GeneC
Thank you, that site is great!!!!!

Thank you, that site is great!!!!!
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,169,484
Posted By GeneC
OK, thanks. Could you give us all some tips on...

OK, thanks. Could you give us all some tips on how to find the right space. Being a guy who tries obey "the law", how do you know if its actually cool to camp? For instance if its private land, the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-24-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 22,196
Posted By GeneC
OK, thank you, I will check it out. Where did you...

OK, thank you, I will check it out. Where did you net out as far as the Wee goes? -Gene
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-23-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 22,196
Posted By GeneC
Just sold my 97 r1100gs and was seriously...

Just sold my 97 r1100gs and was seriously concidering a new Wee. But as usual, these threads confuse the crap out of me along with informing me with the good stuff. . I also owned a 2003 f650gs. I...
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,169,484
Posted By GeneC
Awesome

As many people have mentioned, this is an awesome RR. Just fount this thread, but caught up with it in one day, it was so riveting :-). I had a random question. I, like many on is forum, am just...
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