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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-16-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,684
Posted By rosmoe
Let's hear it for Oakla --- homa !!

Let's hear it for Oakla --- homa !!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-16-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6,603
Views: 1,208,122
Posted By rosmoe
The Thai bikes do have a few goodies that don't...

The Thai bikes do have a few goodies that don't show up on the ones in the USA. The good news is that in the US we don't have that ugly heat shield on the muffler. Don't know how that one got by...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-09-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6,603
Views: 1,208,122
Posted By rosmoe
Found it. Maybe it was dishwasher drain hose. ...

Found it. Maybe it was dishwasher drain hose. Anyway bought a foot of it at the local hardware store.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-09-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6,603
Views: 1,208,122
Posted By rosmoe
Bought the tall Givi Windscreen, put it on, still...

Bought the tall Givi Windscreen, put it on, still had the buffeting. Bought a small section of black washing machine drain hose, cut into 1 1/4 inch lengths to move the windscreen out from the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 6,603
Views: 1,208,122
Posted By rosmoe
Got my center stand at the Honda Dealer where I...

Got my center stand at the Honda Dealer where I bought the bike new. Think the stand was $121. Easy to install, the spring was a little hassle. No instructions. Don't forget to grease the pivot...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 54,565
Posted By rosmoe
A rental out of Chiang Mai. A week of riding...

A rental out of Chiang Mai. A week of riding around the North of Thailand.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-17-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 705
Posted By rosmoe
Honda center stand, works well. Givi tall...

Honda center stand, works well. Givi tall windshield, works well & only $121. Used the Honda rear rack with the Givi top case. Talked with a guy that has all the Honda Hard Cases, he found the key...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-07-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 8,024,302
Posted By rosmoe
Comancheo, The picture was taken on one of the...

Comancheo, The picture was taken on one of the back roads around Pai on the great little road 1095, part of the Mae Hong Son Loop. We rode my CBR 250, but if you end up over here rent the CB 500 X,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-05-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 8,024,302
Posted By rosmoe
Ben2go, When it is winter in the USA & Europe,...

Ben2go, When it is winter in the USA & Europe, Thailand is a good spot to head to. Lots of great roads & inexpensive places to stay up here in the north. The word is getting out that is a good...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-05-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8,301
Views: 8,024,302
Posted By rosmoe
Northern Thailand, wife, me & Boonma the 47 year...

Northern Thailand, wife, me & Boonma the 47 year old elephant.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-05-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7,534
Views: 2,585,446
Posted By rosmoe
A number of very steep roads in Northern Thailand

A number of very steep roads in Northern Thailand
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2015, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2,619
Views: 515,630
Posted By rosmoe
Don't have the fueling problem over here in...

Don't have the fueling problem over here in Thailand where I have CBR 250, all the service stations have attendants that will fill your tank & not spill a drop . Just hold the cap in your hand, they...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-01-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6,603
Views: 1,208,122
Posted By rosmoe
To GsVs, The top case is indeed Givi, Mono Lock,...

To GsVs, The top case is indeed Givi, Mono Lock, E20N 39L. Says it will hold 2 helmets, no way in my world. 1 helmet, a few clothes. Worked well for our ride. I think you can only get it in Asia. ...
Forum: EMEA 01-28-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,481
Posted By rosmoe
PFFOG,I agree with you 100%. Some how Rob makes...

PFFOG,I agree with you 100%. Some how Rob makes it feel not like a tour, you are just meeting fellow riders for dinner every nite & sometimes hear some great stories.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-26-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 6,603
Views: 1,208,122
Posted By rosmoe
GsVs, it says givi on it, but this is Thailand,...

GsVs, it says givi on it, but this is Thailand, sooooo. No model number, when I get back to Chiang Mai will go to rental shop & check. Fits only one helmet, but worked well for our ride up north.
Forum: EMEA 01-24-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,481
Posted By rosmoe
Glad to see all the talk about going alone or...

Glad to see all the talk about going alone or with a tour, but the bottom line is to GO !!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6,603
Views: 1,208,122
Posted By rosmoe
A great bike for Northern Thailand. Rented in...

A great bike for Northern Thailand. Rented in Chiang Mai & headed north to Burma. Lots of little roads up here to explore.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-24-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10,953
Views: 3,688,076
Posted By rosmoe
My bike for a week, CB 500 X. Highway 107,...

My bike for a week, CB 500 X. Highway 107, Northern Thaialnd
Forum: Asia Pacific 01-24-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By rosmoe
The Golden Triangle, CB 500 X

The Golden Triangle, CB 500 X
Forum: EMEA 01-23-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,481
Posted By rosmoe
I have to agree with Roadscum. I first went with...

I have to agree with Roadscum. I first went with The Beach Tour back in 1995. A life changing event. He knows all the great spots. I have gone on my own, with a friend & with Beach about 12 times,...
Forum: EMEA 01-12-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,481
Posted By rosmoe
Done both, Beach's & on my own. First time I...

Done both, Beach's & on my own. First time I would go with Beach. He covers a lot of ground ,lots of little back roads you might miss or skip. No worry about where you will spend the nite or if you...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-09-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 54,565
Posted By rosmoe
I replaced my 2003 1150 gs with a 2014 cb 500x....

I replaced my 2003 1150 gs with a 2014 cb 500x. Very happy with the X. Get the center stand & 47 liter Givi top case. Forget the Honda side cases, very expensive . The Givi tall windshield works...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-30-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 54,565
Posted By rosmoe
Markinthailand, We are often at Bier Stubes for...

Markinthailand, We are often at Bier Stubes for breakfast, ride a Candyapple red Honda CBR 250 R with a top case on the back, drop in & say hello if you see my bike in front.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6,603
Views: 1,208,122
Posted By rosmoe
Check out picture thread for new colors in...

Check out picture thread for new colors in Thailand.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 54,565
Posted By rosmoe
New turn indicators ???

New turn indicators ???
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 54,565
Posted By rosmoe
The new Red one

The new Red one
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 54,565
Posted By rosmoe
Flat Black

Flat Black
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 54,565
Posted By rosmoe
A few of the 2015 model colors in Thailand. Do...

A few of the 2015 model colors in Thailand. Do not know what one will show up in the USA
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-28-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 54,565
Posted By rosmoe
I do mean the new 2015 model year, not 2016. It...

I do mean the new 2015 model year, not 2016. It is 2557 over here, I am getting confused.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-28-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6,603
Views: 1,208,122
Posted By rosmoe
I Do mean 2015, it is 2557 over here. I am...

I Do mean 2015, it is 2557 over here. I am getting confused. Check the CB 500 X picture thread tomorrow, will post the new dull or flat white one. Looks good.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-28-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 54,565
Posted By rosmoe
WDG, Going back to the dealer tomorrow, they were...

WDG, Going back to the dealer tomorrow, they were just un grating a dull or flat white one. Looked good. Will take another picture of the Red one, also a dull black with yellow stripes
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-27-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6,603
Views: 1,208,122
Posted By rosmoe
The 2016 CB500 X in Thailand, more of a fire...

The 2016 CB500 X in Thailand, more of a fire engine red than the picture shows
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-27-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 54,565
Posted By rosmoe
The 2016 Honda CB500 X in Thailand,more of a fire...

The 2016 Honda CB500 X in Thailand,more of a fire engine red than the picture shows
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-24-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6,603
Views: 1,208,122
Posted By rosmoe
Jump !!!! They are a great bike for the money,...

Jump !!!! They are a great bike for the money, even better for that amount.
Forum: Asia Pacific 12-19-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By rosmoe
If you guys do find yourselves around Mai Sai, do...

If you guys do find yourselves around Mai Sai, do take the little road that follows the Thai Burma Border. It goes from Mai Sai up to the Queens Flower Garden. You will know you are on the right road...
Forum: Asia Pacific 12-15-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By rosmoe
The Honda CB 500 X would be perfect for your...

The Honda CB 500 X would be perfect for your ride. They go for between 800 & 1000 baht a day, depending how long you rent them. The baht is about 32.60 today. A deal !!!!!!! Hurry on over !!!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-21-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 54,565
Posted By rosmoe
Don't think they do the 600 mile or 1000 K valve...

Don't think they do the 600 mile or 1000 K valve check in Thailand. Great picture !!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6,603
Views: 1,208,122
Posted By rosmoe
Those that want to see the 2015 colors for the CB...

Those that want to see the 2015 colors for the CB 500 line up, check out totalmotorcycle.com .
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 33,418
Posted By rosmoe
Thanks for taking us along on your adventure. I...

Thanks for taking us along on your adventure. I rented a bike many years ago in Oslo & headed north for 2 weeks. Great sights, not so good weather & never really got dark. Your pictures bring back...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-03-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6,603
Views: 1,208,122
Posted By rosmoe
As for colors in 2015, when I was in Thailand...

As for colors in 2015, when I was in Thailand they had Red, White & Black in their line up. So I am guessing they will send the Red ones over for 2015 in late December or early Jan. Anyone living...
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