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Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,718
Posted By Operator7G
Just discovered this and am settling in to...

Just discovered this and am settling in to live/ride vicariously through you.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-16-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 792
Posted By Operator7G
Once you get out to Leakey, you need to ride the...

Once you get out to Leakey, you need to ride the Three Sisters (aka the Twisted Sisters)...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,242,070
Posted By Operator7G
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this...

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this one is worth a thousand times more! Kudos to all of you for pushing through and realizing your dream!
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1,688
Views: 1,986,129
Posted By Operator7G
I actually thought $88.30 shipped (Amazon Prime...

I actually thought $88.30 shipped (Amazon Prime ftw!) wasn't really too bad of a price considering the fact that it's 370 pages with full color pictures and it's a low volume production run. Hell, I...
Forum: Hacks 12-15-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,312
Posted By Operator7G
Don't forget to check your local and state laws...

Don't forget to check your local and state laws as some states have minimum age restrictions for children, both to ride in a sidecar and to ride on the motorcycle itself. Until recently, Texas...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 885,728
Posted By Operator7G
I believe this is covered under "No...

I believe this is covered under "No Responsibilities" :evil Then again, his hair is short compared to mine, too...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 136,447
Posted By Operator7G
Just got caught up, and what a great finish to a...

Just got caught up, and what a great finish to a great story! Some time when I make it to Austin, I'll have to look you two up and buy you a beer to thank you for sharing this awesome experience....
Forum: Beasts 11-08-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 256,436
Posted By Operator7G
That color actually managed to make it even...

That color actually managed to make it even uglier....
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 885,728
Posted By Operator7G
Hey, Alex -- just caught up on your ride report. ...

Hey, Alex -- just caught up on your ride report. Sounds like you're making the very best out of a bad situation. I, too, agree with your decision to stay for the final court session. All too often...
Forum: Beasts 10-25-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 256,436
Posted By Operator7G
+1 I also think that the side cases, engine...

+1

I also think that the side cases, engine guards, and windscreen are probably the most likely of items to be installed by buyers. The way I see it, if you don't like what's offered, then just...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,688
Views: 1,986,129
Posted By Operator7G
I finally got enough time to myself this weekend...

I finally got enough time to myself this weekend to watch the DVD, which arrived early last week after a month waiting for Adv-Spec's backorders to ship.

I agree with the recent posts about the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 885,728
Posted By Operator7G
Al, just sat down to catch up with you, and wow,...

Al, just sat down to catch up with you, and wow, I wasn't expecting this! Keep your head up, dude, you're still living the life and experiencing it to the extreme. Take your time to heal up...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1,688
Views: 1,986,129
Posted By Operator7G
Damn, I still haven't received my DVD...

Damn, I still haven't received my DVD...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 507,229
Posted By Operator7G
Nice wrap-up to the RR! What a great adventure. ...

Nice wrap-up to the RR! What a great adventure. Just out of curiosity, how much were you able to raise through this effort?
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2011, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 885,728
Posted By Operator7G
Happy Trails!

You're going to love the hiking the Inca Trail. My wife and I did that back in Jan 2002 and were lucky to catch an unseasonably warm day to start off. Despite being way out of shape thanks to our...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,688
Views: 1,986,129
Posted By Operator7G
I used my PayPal account to check out. I wonder...

I used my PayPal account to check out. I wonder if that made any difference.
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,688
Views: 1,986,129
Posted By Operator7G
My order went through just fine! :clap

My order went through just fine! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,688
Views: 1,986,129
Posted By Operator7G
Okay, I actually flinched in my seat when Hans...

Okay, I actually flinched in my seat when Hans looked away from the bridge....twice! Talk about cajones grande!!
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,156
Posted By Operator7G
What a great experience! My wife and I were...

What a great experience! My wife and I were fortunate enough to visit Tibet back in 2006, and despite the bouts with altitude sickness along the way towards Qomolonga, we absolutely loved it. I can...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 885,728
Posted By Operator7G
Holy smokes! That's definitely the wrong kind of...

Holy smokes! That's definitely the wrong kind of adventure to be having -- hell, that and getting rammed from behind and landing in the hospital! Technically, Tom was in the right place as that was...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 35,933
Posted By Operator7G
Finally got caught up on your RR. Great...

Finally got caught up on your RR. Great reporting again. I hope to one day be able to do this kind of stuff with my wife and son when he's old enough to ride.
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 12,406
Posted By Operator7G
I don't have a Drift camera yet, but based on my...

I don't have a Drift camera yet, but based on my experience with other digital camcorders, you may want to try reformatting the card using the camera itself. Sometimes the preformatting just doesn't...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,771
Posted By Operator7G
Beautiful country!

Thanks for posting the pictures from your ride. I've always wanted to tour Hokkaido as well as the rest of Japan, and this only makes me want to do so that much more!

Are there any areas that are...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2011, 11:25 PM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 339,769
Posted By Operator7G
Any mechanical changes?

Any mechanical changes?
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 885,728
Posted By Operator7G
+1 to that! It comes in at a close second behind...

+1 to that! It comes in at a close second behind the old Hong Kong airport in Kowloon for craziest landings I've ever experienced. But hey, you only live once, right? :deal
Forum: Beasts 07-20-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 256,436
Posted By Operator7G
Unfortunately, you're failing to consider the...

Unfortunately, you're failing to consider the decreasing strength of the dollar against the yen over that time. In July 2008, the exchange rate was an average of 106.76 yen to the dollar. It is now...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2011, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 256,436
Posted By Operator7G
That's very interesting. Thanks for the info. I...

That's very interesting. Thanks for the info. I suspected that was the case with the speedo, but only having had analog gauges on everything but my mountain bike, I couldn't speak with any...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2011, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 256,436
Posted By Operator7G
I, too, prefer an analog speedo, since I can...

I, too, prefer an analog speedo, since I can glance down quickly to make sure the needle's in the right area of the dial without needing to see specifically the number. But I'm sure it's like any...
Forum: Beasts 07-11-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 256,436
Posted By Operator7G
I've read several articles and forums re: the...

I've read several articles and forums re: the updated Wee, but I'm not sure I understand why people think it's more street oriented than the current Wee. From what I can tell, it seems as capable as...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 507,229
Posted By Operator7G
I am so jealous of where you live! What...

I am so jealous of where you live! What breathtaking scenery, and this is just Day 1! I keep your SpotWalla page in the background throughout the day, so I can at least pretend that I'm riding...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 885,728
Posted By Operator7G
I think BikerzL8E might be able to answer that...

I think BikerzL8E might be able to answer that one for ya...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 36,478
Posted By Operator7G
Here's a Wiki article re: the prostrations:...

Here's a Wiki article re: the prostrations: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prostration_(Buddhism)
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 19,212
Posted By Operator7G
Thumb Not only is this going to be a great adventure,...

Not only is this going to be a great adventure, but please remember that it's for a good cause, too. My niece has autism, and I've seen the level of effort that my brother and sister-in-law put...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-29-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 70,920
Posted By Operator7G
So I've been reading this thread, and I'm...

So I've been reading this thread, and I'm wondering why it's necessary to make finding the tag so difficult. Seems to me that if they weren't such a pain to figure out where they are in the first...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2011, 06:06 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 136,447
Posted By Operator7G
What a wonderful random experience at the...

What a wonderful random experience at the wildlife preserve! Great RR so far, keep it up, and stay safe!! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 935
Views: 62,305
Posted By Operator7G
What a true adventure!

I've been fortunate enough to travel to Tibet, and I've seen first-hand just how bad the road conditions can be. To do it on a scooter is truly adventurous! Kudos to you! :clap

Your pictures...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2011, 08:05 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 136,447
Posted By Operator7G
Just out of curiosity, did you guys consider the...

Just out of curiosity, did you guys consider the bike's GVWR when planning your trip, or did you just pack and go?
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2011, 03:12 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 172,075
Posted By Operator7G
Awesome RR! Thanks for letting me live...

Awesome RR! Thanks for letting me live vicariously through you.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-03-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,043
Posted By Operator7G
Perhaps I'm wrong, but I don't think lane...

Perhaps I'm wrong, but I don't think lane splitting being legal is license to just haul ass regardless of traffic conditions, but I can see where being used to riding the white line might have given...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-03-2011, 06:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,043
Posted By Operator7G
Dude, chill. I can't see your lips anyway. So...

Dude, chill. I can't see your lips anyway. So there's no shoulder, fine. You get a gold star. I'm not going to bother watching the vid again for that. If anything, that just proves my point even...
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