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Forum: Americas 06-05-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,150
Posted By California Kid
Seattle to Hyder

Can you give me an idea of the speeds I'll be able to travel?
Forum: Americas 06-05-2012, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,150
Posted By California Kid
Seattle to Hyder, Alaska

Hi folks! Hi have a few questions about this 1025 mile ride from Seattle to Hyder, Alaska. I need to know if a Goldwing is suitable on the roads for this portion of Alaska or if there are unpaved...
Forum: The Garage 11-24-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,323
Posted By California Kid
Gunk on Pipes

Thanks guys... I think the concensus is Easy Off Oven Cleaner. Going with that first. Thank you all for the quick replies.

Kid
Forum: The Garage 11-09-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,323
Posted By California Kid
Gunk on Exhaust Pipes

Does anyone know a clever way (or any way at all) to remove stuff that adheres to exhaust pipes? Should you heat up the pipes and use something to get the gunk off. Any trade secrets out there. ...
Forum: Americas 09-25-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 527
Posted By California Kid
Saddle Sore 1000 in Maui

I am planning a Saddle Sore 1000 on Maui in October 2011. I need some assistance from someone who lives in the area that can help plan a circular or linear ride of more than 1 mile! I know these...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,106
Posted By California Kid
Buying used Harley Davidsons

Does anyone have a resource, besides Craigslist or Ebay, for a good place to buy pre-owned Harley's on the west coast of the US? :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-18-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 1,751,291
Posted By California Kid
Looking Forward

Always look forward...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-18-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4,734
Views: 1,751,291
Posted By California Kid
Rain in New Mexico

An invitation to ride in the rain and arms reaching out from heaven...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,969
Posted By California Kid
New BIkes

Thank you.... this helped!
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,969
Posted By California Kid
Bikes for Sale

Is there a section on Adventure Rider where people can list bikes for sale or is that not permitted? I see gear, but not bikes. Or, is Craiglists and Ebay the best place to go?
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 646
Posted By California Kid
Aerostitch New Fleece Pants

I have a pair of new gray fleece pants by Aerostitch. The waist is elastic and it fastens with velcro so size isn't critical. They are a size large. They are still sealed in the plastic bag and...
Forum: EMEA 07-27-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 633
Posted By California Kid
Any suggestions for riding in ISRAEL?

I'm going to Israel and will be in the area of Jerusalem and Haifa. Can anyone tell me if motorcycle riding is a good idea here and are there places to rent a bike? Will I need an international...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By California Kid
Miantenance

On the last trip I got an oil and tire change in Des Plains, Illinois and an oild change at a Honda dealership in Carlisle, PA. Forgot to mention where and I noticed you are from PA.
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By California Kid
Ride and Maintenance

I actually did this trip to see if the 12 sites I went to in 16 days could be done in 30 if you wanted to visit all the sites. It appears that it can be done comfortably andyou could spend a day at...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By California Kid
DAY 16 (Home)

DAY 16 - June 27, 2011 (Monday)

I leave north Phoenix at 5:20 a.m. No wake-up call for me but an alarm in the next room wakes me up. I know this is going to be a terribly hot day after the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By California Kid
Day 15

DAY 15 - June 26, 2011 (Sunday)

Despite the long day I wake up at 6:15 a.m. and on the road at 6:50 after a 10 minute hotel, self serve breakfast. If I can get close to Phoenix, AZ. I might make...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By California Kid
The Alamo

San Antonio
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By California Kid
Bourbom Street

New Orleans
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By California Kid
DAY 14 (Hot and confused)

DAY 14 - June 25, 2011 (Saturday)

Started my day riding in Ocala, Florida, about mid-State. I hit the road at 5:00 a.m. The days here start in the mid 70's and within 5 hours they are in the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By California Kid
Day 13

DAY 13 - June 24, 2011 (Friday)

Wake up call at 4:00 a.m. today to make get some miles on today. But more importantly, early start to beat the heat. On the road at 4:30. Better to ride in the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By California Kid
Day 12

DAY 12 - June 23, 2011 (Thursday)

I'm up at 4:45 and on the road at 5:10 a.m. I'm one exit from the Lincoln Tunnel and $8 later I'm in Manhatten. I pull onto the sidewalk and take the Time Square...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By California Kid
Day 12

See DAY 12 next post.
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By California Kid
Day 11 & 12

DAY 11 - June 22, 2011 (Wednesday)

So you might remember (or not even care), John was ahead of me and got a room for two in Buffalo, NY. Unfortunately I couldn't make it to Buffalo so I checked...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By California Kid
Day 10

DAY 10 - June 21, 2011

Okay, unlike yesterday, this was a really long day. No, it really was a really, really long day, summer soltice, you know, June 21. But for me it was a really long...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By California Kid
Day 9

Day 9 - June 20, 2011

A fairly uneventful day. We stayed in a place called Oacoma, South Dakota and finished the ride in Love Park, Illinois. Scott peeled off to go home about 100 miles before...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By California Kid
Day 6, 7, & 8

DAY 6 June 17, 2011


Losing track of days since I haven't e-mailed in a few days. Left Evanston Wyoming, it was 37 degrees. It was supposed to rain and I was worried about snow or ice in the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By California Kid
DAY 4 and 5

DAY 4 June 15, 2011 Thursday

Headed toward the highway in the morning and we had to compete with two factors that weren't fun. Rain and Seattle traffic. We took the I-405 east to avoid Seattle...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By California Kid
DAY 2 and DAY 3

DAY 2:


Started the day with great weather out of Fairfield, CA. Headed north through lots of countryside. John had called his cousin Deb, in Bend, Oregon to see about a visit. We opted to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,609
Posted By California Kid
The Great American Motorcycle Adventure

Okay, so after doing the USA Four Corners ride last year I got really excited about long distance riding I decided to design my own ride as I wanted to see places beside riding to 4 corners. I wanted...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,553
Posted By California Kid
The Great American Motorcycle Adventure

Joe: No, the GW had no problems, as I was the rider. Dan D. was kidding about the battery problem. The bike made it home safe and sound with no issues on June 27th about 6 p.m. Link to SPOT and...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2011, 09:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,537
Posted By California Kid
Insurance

Here's my take. Insurance is only as good as the service when you have a claim. I'm using the Automobile Club becasue of their reputaion for my motorcycles and State Farm won't write motorcycle...
Forum: Regional forums 05-14-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 882
Posted By California Kid
Cal24

This ride sounds interesting but I'm leaving on a 19 day USA tour on June 12 this year and can't fit it in. Would you mind putting me on an e-mail list for next year?

Thank you.

Steven :D
...
Forum: EMEA 05-13-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 944
Posted By California Kid
ISTANBUL,TURKEY of ATHENS, GREECE

Does anyone have recomendations on renting a motorcycle in either of these two places? I'm also looking for for suggestions on riding destinations in these two places.

Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 390
Posted By California Kid
Zeus Helmets

Does anyone know where in southern California I can try on Zeus helmets?

CALIFORNIA KID
Forum: Americas 04-29-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,382
Posted By California Kid
The Great American Motorcycle Adventure

I also did the USA Four Corners and took about 21 days with 4 days of vacationing along the way. It was a ton of fun, and Madawaska was a lot further north than I realized. I almost got a nose...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-22-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9,915
Views: 2,034,831
Posted By California Kid
Dumb Questions

The first time this happened I thought they were kidding, but since it's occurred about 5 times in 2-3 years I've come to realize some people aren't so bright... which is why I have a job.

As I...
Forum: Americas 01-23-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 841
Posted By California Kid
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