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Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,104
Posted By AdventurePoser
I'm leaning towards this one. I had a V1 nearly...

I'm leaning towards this one. I had a V1 nearly fifteen years ago, but the tests seem to indicate the Escort maybe a better choice.

How do you have yours mounted, and how do you keep it dry?
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,104
Posted By AdventurePoser
Radar Detectors and the Weather

Am considering buying a radar detector and am thinking of the Escort 9500ix...I had a V1 years ago, but I'm liking the new technology of the Escort...

My question is, how do you protect your RD...
Forum: Americas 04-07-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 23,644
Views: 1,801,209
Posted By AdventurePoser
Just jumping in here...if you have a chance stay...

Just jumping in here...if you have a chance stay in Durango for a night or two and walk around the central zone. Don't miss the hot chocolate, fresh churros, and many blocks of car free sightseeing....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-05-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2,062
Views: 550,460
Posted By AdventurePoser
Added to my In Search of Good BBQ thread/road...

Added to my In Search of Good BBQ thread/road planning.

Thanks!
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,548
Posted By AdventurePoser
:rofl For some, the Ride is the Vacation. ...

:rofl

For some, the Ride is the Vacation. For others, the destination at the end of the day is the vacation. I like to do both, but make sure I have the appropriate riding partners for each type...
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,548
Posted By AdventurePoser
By no means am I an expert, but I did do 42 days...

By no means am I an expert, but I did do 42 days and 11K miles riding around the far NW.

THE best thing I saw was outside Cordova, AK. (Take the overnight ferry from Valdez) At the state park...
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,894
Posted By AdventurePoser
I like Bob's list...very complete. Since I don't...

I like Bob's list...very complete. Since I don't wrench on my own GSA, I make sure my bike is in tip-top shape prior to setting out on a long ride...Brakes, v-belt, final drive, tires, electronics...
Forum: EMEA 03-27-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,341
Posted By AdventurePoser
Come down to the Ventura/Fillmore Sespe Creek...

Come down to the Ventura/Fillmore Sespe Creek area. You might get lucky.
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 47,996
Posted By AdventurePoser
An awesome report....read it in one sitting and...

An awesome report....read it in one sitting and enjoyed it all. My best to you both!

Cheers,
Steve
Forum: Americas 03-26-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 23,644
Views: 1,801,209
Posted By AdventurePoser
Douglas AZ is a pretty cool place, and the Gadsen...

Douglas AZ is a pretty cool place, and the Gadsen Hotel is a must see. The stained glass is amazing. Also, before crossing the border, the John Slaughter Ranch is an amazing historical park, which...
Forum: Americas 03-26-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 23,644
Views: 1,801,209
Posted By AdventurePoser
I couldn't find one donkey show last time I was...

I couldn't find one donkey show last time I was in TJ...:rofl:rofl
Forum: Americas 03-26-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,544
Posted By AdventurePoser
Well, I know I already have high blood...

Well, I know I already have high blood pressure...but the cholesterol isn't too bad. I plan on small portions, and taking lots of pics. :)
Forum: Americas 03-25-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,544
Posted By AdventurePoser
"Handy in the kitchen and with a chain saw...

"Handy in the kitchen and with a chain saw too..."

My kind of bbq place.

I just figured out how to post Google map trips as jpegs, so I hope to have an itinerary with all of your suggestions...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,967
Posted By AdventurePoser
I've enjoyed reading your report, and checking...

I've enjoyed reading your report, and checking out the images. Great job, especially the mini pirate ship next to the sailboat.

When I tour, I tend to suffer from unspecified anxiety, but I do...
Forum: EMEA 03-25-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,341
Posted By AdventurePoser
Your attitude rocks, and it's a perfect time to...

Your attitude rocks, and it's a perfect time to visit CA. Joshua Tree, Angeles Crest Highway (preferably on a week day), the coast....it's all good. PM me for some specific locations to hit once...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,979
Posted By AdventurePoser
I agree, was hoping they'd have something for my...

I agree, was hoping they'd have something for my GFs iPhone, but no joy.

I'm looking forward to actually receiving the case, and the RAM mount to attach it to the GSA. With my Android off line...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,979
Posted By AdventurePoser
Hey, thanks again for the tip....I just ordered...

Hey, thanks again for the tip....I just ordered the Seidio Obex case. They are back ordered two weeks, but I think this case will be worth the wait!

cheers,
Steve
Forum: Americas 03-24-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,544
Posted By AdventurePoser
Hey, thanks for the heads up about Sonny's. I am...

Hey, thanks for the heads up about Sonny's. I am not against chains-sometimes there is great 'Q to be had at them. I hope to be on the road near the end of April. If I make it as far as you, I'll...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,544
Posted By AdventurePoser
Think I got it....command+shift+4. Select the...

Think I got it....command+shift+4. Select the area to be copied, then export it desktop. It is a .png file, but hopefully Smugmug can accept that file ending.
Forum: Americas 03-23-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,544
Posted By AdventurePoser
Yes, I can create a map, but there is no option...

Yes, I can create a map, but there is no option available to copy it....what's the step I am missing?


Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Americas 03-23-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,544
Posted By AdventurePoser
Hey everybody, thanks again for all the tips....

Hey everybody, thanks again for all the tips. I've incorporated nearly all your suggestions into my ride.

Hopefully, I be departing mid May for three weeks, and I'll be able hit some delicious,...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,045
Posted By AdventurePoser
fFiguring $30-40 for a room, $15-35 for three...

fFiguring $30-40 for a room, $15-35 for three meals, and drinks, and the rest for gas usually landed me around the $90-100 per night marker...

In the US, I budget $150 per day, maybe a bit less if...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,453
Posted By AdventurePoser
I love my Scouts...now have about 10K on them. ...

I love my Scouts...now have about 10K on them. They are super comfortable, easy to walk in, and provide great support on and off the pavement.

Cheers,
Steve
R12GSA
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-21-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,686
Posted By AdventurePoser
Hey Kevin, no I am still looking for a good...

Hey Kevin, no I am still looking for a good case...there is a prototype mount made by a company I'm waiting to see...the name is escaping me, but I'll go back into that thread and find it.

Good...
Forum: Americas 03-19-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 794
Posted By AdventurePoser
Probably, but they wouldn't be anything you...

Probably, but they wouldn't be anything you couldn't dill with.

Sorry.
Forum: Americas 03-18-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 23,644
Views: 1,801,209
Posted By AdventurePoser
A check in the mail today to Sig. Thanks for...

A check in the mail today to Sig. Thanks for posting his link!
Forum: Trip Planning 03-18-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,911
Posted By AdventurePoser
Here I sit....hip deep in paper maps, and some...

Here I sit....hip deep in paper maps, and some clean walls in my guest room to put them up....

I love paper maps. I love the texture, and running my fingers over the routes I think I'll take on...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,035
Posted By AdventurePoser
IN!:clap

IN!:clap
Forum: Americas 03-18-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,559
Posted By AdventurePoser
Good luck on the tickets, guys! My GF and I...

Good luck on the tickets, guys!

My GF and I will be two up to TDF starting in October of 2015. Seems like a long way away, but it isn't.

Have a great ride and enjoy the games.

AP
Forum: Trip Planning 03-18-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,770
Posted By AdventurePoser
On the mainland of Mexico, about an hour north of...

On the mainland of Mexico, about an hour north of Ciudad Obregon, I got flagged over in a military checkpoint. I am an easy going guy, but I noticed the situation seemed quite tense, which raised my...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-18-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,113
Posted By AdventurePoser
+1 I sweated this and overthought it for...

+1

I sweated this and overthought it for days before heading south the first time.. In the end: a few dollars in a throwaway wallet, outside pocket of my riding jacket. Cash for 3-5 days, one...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,690
Posted By AdventurePoser
I am enjoying your pics...Hope to be there in...

I am enjoying your pics...Hope to be there in November 2015....

cheers,
Steve
Forum: Americas 03-17-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By AdventurePoser
Angeles Crest Highway in San Gabriel Mountains on...

Angeles Crest Highway in San Gabriel Mountains on any Saturday or Sunday morning. It is absolutely gorgeous riding, but I've never been up there during those times and NOT seen an accident. It's a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,976
Posted By AdventurePoser
You are right...I felt like I could walk across...

You are right...I felt like I could walk across the tops of the sea of motorbikes here...:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 55,306
Posted By AdventurePoser
A very worthy ride report...great pix and words...

A very worthy ride report...great pix and words too!

From the beginning:
http://r12rtpilot.smugmug.com/Other/Mexico-2013/i-sXhpnwZ/0/L/P1000140-L.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 229,180
Posted By AdventurePoser
Funny, I never noticed that in the pic... ...

Funny, I never noticed that in the pic...

Cheers,
Steve
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,976
Posted By AdventurePoser
Fabulous pix....my girlfriend owns property in...

Fabulous pix....my girlfriend owns property in Cambodia. Could be heading there in the fall.

cheers,
Forum: Americas 03-11-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,544
Posted By AdventurePoser
Thanks for the invite...don't know if I'll make...

Thanks for the invite...don't know if I'll make it quite that far, but I will def. take you up on the offer if I do!

Cheers!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-11-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,686
Posted By AdventurePoser
Thanks! I've been playing with Android...

Thanks! I've been playing with Android "Navigator" a bit more...All maps are cached into the app. In fact, a couple of minutes ago, they sent me updates for El Salvador and Columbia...it is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-10-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,313
Views: 111,760
Posted By AdventurePoser
As Dan so astutely noted, I posted my comment...

As Dan so astutely noted, I posted my comment probably in the wrong thread...:) I only mentioned this here because this new GPS is Google capable...and my Note 3, with the free app "Navigator," seems...
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