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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-04-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,602
Posted By DBrentMiller
Thanks for writing this Ride Report. Looks like...

Thanks for writing this Ride Report. Looks like some mighty fine roads. I've been through the plains a couple of times, but mostly on the paved two-laners. The V-Strom is perfect for the kind of ride...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-04-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By DBrentMiller
Love the photos of the Malaysian countryside. I'm...

Love the photos of the Malaysian countryside. I'm glad to see a couple of scooter ride reports here on ADVrider. My very first ride was a Lambretta 125cc scooter--that's the one that got me started...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-03-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,107
Posted By DBrentMiller
Most non-fly fishers think that fly fishing is...

Most non-fly fishers think that fly fishing is for trout and salmon only. But, that's not true. Fly fishing is a technique and you can fish for just about anything with a fly rod. Here in the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-02-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,107
Posted By DBrentMiller
Moto fly fishing is one of the reasons I built...

Moto fly fishing is one of the reasons I built three fly rods. they are four or five piece rods that fit into a 24" rod tube--the 3, 4 and 6 weights. I can easily strap it on the back of the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-02-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 15,107
Posted By DBrentMiller
Nice to see all the adventure riders who also fly...

Nice to see all the adventure riders who also fly fish. I'm pretty active in our local fly fishing club, Buckeye United Fly Fishers, and also an active leader in our local Project Healing Waters Fly...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-09-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,141
Posted By DBrentMiller
Having ridden the Trace several years ago, and...

Having ridden the Trace several years ago, and producing a video, I know this scenic byway is an attractive destination for many travelers. If you are planning to ride down (or up) the Trace, check...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-09-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,141
Posted By DBrentMiller
Jim, this is a great start to your ride report....

Jim, this is a great start to your ride report. Keep it coming. Maybe you can write some more while you're sitting in an airport waiting for clearance. (Not in the cockpit, though.)

Brent
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-20-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 952
Posted By DBrentMiller
I feel the same way. Living in Cincinnati, I have...

I feel the same way. Living in Cincinnati, I have been out west a lot on the motorcycle, and this year, I am determined to spend more time riding the Appalachians. It takes me two hard days to get to...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 117,297
Posted By DBrentMiller
Great ride report, and I LOVE the history....

Great ride report, and I LOVE the history. Thanks.

I read your report kind of wondering if you bumped into one of the area's more famous ADVrider residents, BeemerChef, a.k.a. Ara and Spirit and...
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,869
Posted By DBrentMiller
I love US 50. I've been on all of it except for...

I love US 50. I've been on all of it except for that DC to the Atlantic. Maybe this year, I'll get that section.

Living in the Cincinnati area, my ride was in both directions from home. I've been...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-18-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 50,602
Posted By DBrentMiller
No offense taken. Your point is well made. We all...

No offense taken. Your point is well made. We all agree that iDave should be working on a book!

And Dave, if you're reading this, you should checkout Press Books, for creating your own e-book....
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-18-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 50,602
Posted By DBrentMiller
Someone recently asked me what motorcycle...

Someone recently asked me what motorcycle magazines were on my coffee table. My answer: "None." Oh, I do get one mag that comes with a membership, but otherwise, I don't subscribe (at this time) to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-26-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 50,602
Posted By DBrentMiller
WHAT! It was a great interview. Here, everyone....

WHAT! It was a great interview. Here, everyone. This is what iDave is talking about. It's a great interview and insight into the master storyteller and his wife, iJulie.

http://youtu.be/AsFJXGqYhv8
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-25-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,805
Posted By DBrentMiller
I enjoyed reading about your adventures. I hope...

I enjoyed reading about your adventures. I hope you can find something to ride when you move to Germany. I think we'd all like to continue reading your reports. :nod

Brent
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-19-2013, 04:42 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 39,580
Posted By DBrentMiller
Will do. It's on my list of threads to check. The...

Will do. It's on my list of threads to check. The next time I ride to Lincoln to visit my brother, Barry Miller, I'll have to pay more attention to the back roads, and see if I can find some of these...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-18-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 50,602
Posted By DBrentMiller
Thank you, Zach, for your continued service. ...

Thank you, Zach, for your continued service.

Brent
(your dad's friend.)
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-15-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 39,580
Posted By DBrentMiller
I just discovered this thread, and could not stop...

I just discovered this thread, and could not stop reading until the end. I spent my youth growing up in Pekin, and lived in the area for a few more years after returning from Uncle Sam's calling in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-10-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 50,602
Posted By DBrentMiller
Dave, I don't know anybody who has the...

Dave, I don't know anybody who has the ability/luck/skill of having memorable encounters like you. It's got to be worth some kind of radio story. We'll do it next time we meet.

See you on the...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,476
Posted By DBrentMiller
I agree with Jamie. There is no significant...

I agree with Jamie. There is no significant difference in MPG. I switched from a 15 to a 16, and will stick with the 16. I like the more relaxed feel of the engine. However, the bike will cruise all...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2012, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By DBrentMiller
I bought a fork brace for my V-Strom DL650. It...

I bought a fork brace for my V-Strom DL650. It came rather quickly. I would buy again from Murph's.

BTW, I was amazed at the difference the fork brace made. Didn't know I needed it until after I...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,800
Posted By DBrentMiller
It really depends upon what you're going to do...

It really depends upon what you're going to do with the motorcycle. Gravel roads? Local or a long way from home with camping gear strapped on? I have put 57,000 miles on my 2008 V-Strom DL650. I have...
Forum: Road warriors 11-03-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 106,118
Posted By DBrentMiller
As promised, here is my video review. ...

As promised, here is my video review.

http://youtu.be/KbWeIKnKvkg

Brent
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 440
Views: 106,118
Posted By DBrentMiller
I took a test ride today. The 2013 Moto Guzzi V7...

I took a test ride today. The 2013 Moto Guzzi V7 Stone in Glossy White is a gorgeous bike. I tested a 2011 V7 Classic last June, so there have been several months between the two rides. I think the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 106,118
Posted By DBrentMiller
Yes, that bike is gorgeous. It was the demo bike...

Yes, that bike is gorgeous. It was the demo bike at Arizona Superbikes in Chandler, AZ. I have not bought one yet. I am still trying to decide whether I want a Stone or a Special. I am still...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 106,118
Posted By DBrentMiller
Nope. It's a lustrous glossy white. Here's my...

Nope. It's a lustrous glossy white. Here's my photo and first impressions.

http://dbrentmiller.com/wp-content/uploads/MG-V7-16_thumb.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,377
Posted By DBrentMiller
I got my first look at the 2013 Moto Guzzi V7...

I got my first look at the 2013 Moto Guzzi V7 Stone today.

http://dbrentmiller.com/wp-content/uploads/MG-V7-16.jpg

The whole story and more pictures here:...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,385
Posted By DBrentMiller
I'm with you, Rocker. Let me know when and where...

I'm with you, Rocker. Let me know when and where you're going, I'll ride with you when I get my V7 ... or maybe I'll take my 650 V-Strom. It hasn't seen a long ride since August when I rode the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-05-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 37,757
Posted By DBrentMiller
You and I have talked about this a couple of...

You and I have talked about this a couple of times--producing a book. I hope our most recent conversation will help you through this idea of writing a book. You have a gift, Dave. It would be a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-26-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 37,757
Posted By DBrentMiller
The Handwriting on the Wall: Change happens--they...

The Handwriting on the Wall: Change happens--they keep moving the cheese.

This is a great book about adapting to change. Now, I'm going to have to read it again. Thanks, Jim.


Brent
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 984
Posted By DBrentMiller
There's not a whole lot of evaluation one can do...

There's not a whole lot of evaluation one can do on a ten minute ride. I did not have time or place to do twisties, but it seemed easy to handle in parking lot, low speeds. It had good acceleration...
Forum: Road warriors 06-22-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 984
Posted By DBrentMiller
Finally ... a test ride on a Guzzi V7 Classic

The Guzzi dealers are far and few between, so I jumped at the chance to take a Moto Guzzi V7 Classic for test ride when I visited Sloan's Cycle in Murfeesboro, Tennessee.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-22-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 37,757
Posted By DBrentMiller
Hoop Cheese

Gotta get me some hoop cheese. I wonder if I can find any in Nashville?

Brent
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-11-2012, 03:47 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 37,757
Posted By DBrentMiller
Well, iDave, there you go again. You've...

Well, iDave, there you go again. You've interrupted my day by posting another ride report. Ain't nothing getting done now until I get the end. :D


Sorry to hear about Mowgli. He was a beautiful...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 42,747
Posted By DBrentMiller
Well? And the answer is? Did you buy the Triumph?...

Well? And the answer is? Did you buy the Triumph?

Brent
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 139,874
Posted By DBrentMiller
V7 on gravel?

I think this is the second time I have read through this thread, because I want to purchase a second bike for the stable--something quite different than my V-Strom DL650. I think it has come down to...
Forum: Beasts 01-07-2012, 01:40 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 14,129
Posted By DBrentMiller
Cool. We still have to do a meet up for lunch...

Cool. We still have to do a meet up for lunch somewhere.

Brent
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 42,747
Posted By DBrentMiller
I agree. I've been hanging out with some MG folks...

I agree. I've been hanging out with some MG folks and have concluded that the Guzzis are much easier to work on than the Triumphs. Of course, if one is not mechanically inclined, this will not make...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 42,747
Posted By DBrentMiller
NFE, I must reveal that the Bonneville is not the...

NFE, I must reveal that the Bonneville is not the only nostalgic "standard" that I am looking at, something for the city and light touring. Revealed at EICMA in November, the Moto Guzzi V7 Special:
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,223
Posted By DBrentMiller
Here is a good resource for the Trace. It's a...

Here is a good resource for the Trace. It's a three-state collaborative effort for tourism on the Trace, which routes through Mississippi, Alabama and Tennessee. It provides a lot of stuff to see...
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 42,747
Posted By DBrentMiller
Great minds think alike! I'm thinking about...

Great minds think alike!

I'm thinking about a second bike, but want something completely different than the V-Strom, which I will keep. I think the Bonneville fits that need well. I started riding...
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