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Forum: Equipment 07-09-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By Howler
I vote for the Pirelli Scorpion Trail as well. I...

I vote for the Pirelli Scorpion Trail as well. I did a ride from Dallas to the Arctic Circle in Alaska last summer and put a set on a couple of days into the trip. They did great and handled all...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 13,320
Posted By Howler
Thanks for posting that video, I really enjoyed...

Thanks for posting that video, I really enjoyed it! I love Adventure Rider, every time I think I am the only crazy person that likes to do stuff like this I come here and find like minded people. ...
Forum: Beasts 08-24-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4,266
Views: 909,485
Posted By Howler
Thanks guys! Drunk Uncle (:lol3) the Scorpion...

Thanks guys! Drunk Uncle (:lol3) the Scorpion trails did great for the most part. I had a blast riding up the Dalton (actually the entire 8700 mile roundtrip on the Buell was great) on the Uly.
...
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4,266
Views: 909,485
Posted By Howler
http://bryq.smugmug.com/Travel/Alaska-Trip/i-GnMsB...

http://bryq.smugmug.com/Travel/Alaska-Trip/i-GnMsBjh/0/L/P1010738-L.jpg

http://bryq.smugmug.com/Travel/Alaska-Trip/i-K3wfQC3/0/L/P1010740-L.jpg

Heading through the Yukon towards Haines, Alaska.
Forum: Beasts 08-23-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4,266
Views: 909,485
Posted By Howler
http://bryq.smugmug.com/Travel/Alaska-Trip/i-2rLX8...

http://bryq.smugmug.com/Travel/Alaska-Trip/i-2rLX8WC/0/L/P1010652-L.jpg

Uly after riding up the Dalton Hwy in Alaska to the Arctic Circle.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-23-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2,213
Views: 501,631
Posted By Howler
http://bryq.smugmug.com/Travel/Alaska-Trip/i-nDbjk...

http://bryq.smugmug.com/Travel/Alaska-Trip/i-nDbjkGc/0/L/P1010687-L.jpg
Destruction Bay, Yukon
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-06-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3,523
Views: 576,727
Posted By Howler
Based on my experience so far I wouldn't...

Based on my experience so far I wouldn't recommend buying a Spot II or Spot anything.. I am currently on a trip from Texas to Alaska and the spot died after two days. I spent a few hours trying to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-03-2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3,523
Views: 576,727
Posted By Howler
Thanks for the suggestion guys. I'll try...

Thanks for the suggestion guys. I'll try switching out the batteries but will be surprised if that fixes it. I'll email SPOT too. This trip is the main reason I bought the thing, hopefully it...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-03-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3,523
Views: 576,727
Posted By Howler
Help with Spot II

Hi guys, I'm on day two of a three week motorcycle trip to Alaska and my Spot just started having problems. It's been working great, I've got my family and tons of people following it and telling...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 646,027
Posted By Howler
Great report guys! Thank you for taking the time...

Great report guys! Thank you for taking the time to post and take us along. :freaky
Forum: Trip Planning 06-22-2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 32,921
Posted By Howler
I love to travel and do not always do so by...

I love to travel and do not always do so by motorcycle. I can say though that my motorcycle trips are the most memorable. I think my love for travel and seeing what is over the next hill came from...
Forum: Equipment 05-30-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 32,403
Posted By Howler
I was looking for a camping chair and after...

I was looking for a camping chair and after reading this thread went up to REI to use my 20% off coupon to buy the A-lite. It's pretty cool, takes a minute to get used to it but it works well and is...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 30,486
Posted By Howler
Thanks for posting, great pictures! I visited...

Thanks for posting, great pictures! I visited Romania last year and was able to see Brasov, Sighisoara and Cluj but missed Sibiu. It looks really nice. I will have to go back again and see it some...
Forum: Beasts 03-08-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,248
Posted By Howler
Yes!

Yes!
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 143,383
Posted By Howler
I agree, this is a great report! Had never...

I agree, this is a great report! Had never considered visiting India, will have to put it on the list now.
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 59,495
Posted By Howler
Great report, thanks for sharing! I narrowly...

Great report, thanks for sharing! I narrowly avoided the shakedown in Istanbul as well. I'll never forget the guy telling me over and over, "My friend, my friend you owe us 230 Turkish lira". ...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 02-02-2011, 06:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By Howler
Good to hear Sean! Hopefully you are able to see...

Good to hear Sean! Hopefully you are able to see some of the sites around Aswan like Abu Simbel and Temple of Philae despite the current situation. Good luck to you on your trip!
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 46,444
Posted By Howler
Great trip, thanks for sharing!

Great trip, thanks for sharing!
Forum: Africa & Mid East 02-01-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By Howler
I was in Aswan a few months ago and have the...

I was in Aswan a few months ago and have the email and phone numbers of the hotel and the travel agent I used there. It's a pretty small place so I'd bet they would know if the ferry was running or...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,794
Posted By Howler
Great pictures! Glad you had a good time, thanks...

Great pictures! Glad you had a good time, thanks for sharing!
Forum: Face plant 01-25-2011, 11:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,027
Posted By Howler
Wow, sounds like you are healing up, good for...

Wow, sounds like you are healing up, good for you! Good to know the Buell did well. Hope you are back to 100% soon!
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,299
Posted By Howler
That Benchmade is a nice knife. I will have to...

That Benchmade is a nice knife. I will have to pick one up someday. I have a CRKT Shrimp that I carry every day now. I really like it and it wasn't overly expensive.

...
Forum: Beasts 01-20-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,895
Posted By Howler
Cool bike! I have a Uly and head down to the...

Cool bike! I have a Uly and head down to the Hill Country every once in a while. Maybe I'll see you out there....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-20-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,869
Posted By Howler
The Marathon Motel next to the Gage rents out...

The Marathon Motel next to the Gage rents out cool little cabins for a reasonable rate as someone mentioned. Here is their website: www.marathonmotel.com (http://www.marathonmotel.com)

Don't...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,217
Posted By Howler
I still have my '06 that I bought new in '06 and...

I still have my '06 that I bought new in '06 and love it. It's been a great bike and a lot of fun. I've taken trips on it, done a track day, been offroad, ridden it like a hooligan and thoroughly...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-07-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,335
Posted By Howler
A few more... ...

A few more...

http://bryq.smugmug.com/Other/Barber/P1015601/1118722910_9E5z9-XL.jpg

http://bryq.smugmug.com/Other/Barber/P1015594/1118723514_cAL7r-XL.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-07-2010, 06:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,335
Posted By Howler
The Barber is completely awesome! I had no idea...

The Barber is completely awesome! I had no idea it would be so cool. Here's a few of my pics. The first is the view when you walk in, it was overwhelming. :lol3
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Forum: EMEA 12-07-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
Posted By Howler
Nice pictures! I went to Romania a few months...

Nice pictures! I went to Romania a few months ago and really enjoyed it. Unfortunately I was not on the motorcycle. The people were really nice and scenery was great. Would love to go back and...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,714
Posted By Howler
I have the FXRG textile jacket and pants and have...

I have the FXRG textile jacket and pants and have really enjoyed them. I had the jacket a year or so before buying the pants.

I've had the jacket four or five years now and it is still going...
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,295
Posted By Howler
I like it!

I like it!
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,427
Posted By Howler
Yeah, but it's 12/15/2009 till 12/31/2010. So it...

Yeah, but it's 12/15/2009 till 12/31/2010. So it is good....
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 19,899
Posted By Howler
Thanks for posting this ride report. It is...

Thanks for posting this ride report. It is great! :clap
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-04-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 586
Posted By Howler
Cool! I'm sure that is the same Elmer that used...

Cool! I'm sure that is the same Elmer that used to rent space out in another shop further south on 35 years ago. Can't be to many guys named Elmer! I had an old XS650 years ago that he helped keep...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 260,329
Posted By Howler
I just read through this entire thread. Wow,...

I just read through this entire thread. Wow, what a fantastic trip! Thanks for posting this Oisin!
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4,266
Views: 909,485
Posted By Howler
Good luck with your trip hartselrider! Am...

Good luck with your trip hartselrider!

Am I allowed to post a video of my Uly here? I had my first mechanical issue in four years but it turned out to be a lot of fun. :D
...
Forum: Beasts 04-15-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4,266
Views: 909,485
Posted By Howler
Riding the Uly at Big Bend National Park last...

Riding the Uly at Big Bend National Park last week...

http://bryq.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycles/IMG2720B/838107968_k5C3F-XL.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 1,196,378
Posted By Howler
Those videos were pretty cool, thanks for...

Those videos were pretty cool, thanks for posting! I'll have to share them with the Alabama side of my family. They'll never believe a guy from Alabama was on a Bulgarian TV show. :lol3
Forum: Beasts 03-03-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,010
Posted By Howler
I've ridden for almost 30 years now and have had...

I've ridden for almost 30 years now and have had about 15 bikes. The Uly is my favorite by far. Always fun to ride and never gets old. I've got one of the original 06's I bought new and have never...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,265
Posted By Howler
You can also take them to a tailor. I"ve had the...

You can also take them to a tailor. I"ve had the same issue before with pants and took them in to have them hemmed up and they fit great afterward.
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,958
Posted By Howler
As others have mentioned definitely read "One Man...

As others have mentioned definitely read "One Man Caravan", it is great. I think you can find copies of some of the films he made on the web too which is really interesting since his trip was in the...
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