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Forum: Equipment Today, 06:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,128
Posted By CharlestonADV
I recently bought a 2014 Road King. The...

I recently bought a 2014 Road King. The saddlebags on the new touring H-Ds can be easily opened and accessed even while seated on the bike. I carry a Glock 45 acp on the right side in a small gear...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 03:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 705
Posted By CharlestonADV
I'm not surprised by the discontinuation of the...

I'm not surprised by the discontinuation of the Transit. It is essentially twice the price of the Roadcrafter...and, the Roadcrafter offers considerable custom tailoring options not available for the...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By CharlestonADV
I have a one gallon Rotopax and carry it flat in...

I have a one gallon Rotopax and carry it flat in the Seahorse top box on my KLR...no leaks.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-12-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,084
Posted By CharlestonADV
Enjoyed your report.:thumb Brought back memories...

Enjoyed your report.:thumb Brought back memories of riding the English countryside. Twenty five years ago I moved from New York to Nottingham with three suitcases and a Yamaha SRX600. Loved riding in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-12-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,147
Posted By CharlestonADV
Looks like a fun ride. :thumb

Looks like a fun ride. :thumb
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By CharlestonADV
Might want to give Kendon a call: (714) 630-7144

Might want to give Kendon a call:
(714) 630-7144
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,113
Posted By CharlestonADV
I'd go with two Rotopax containers for two...

I'd go with two Rotopax containers for two reasons:
1. Less of an issue if a container gets damaged and springs a leak (ie: not having all eggs in one basket)
2. Better flexibility. On some trips...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,592
Posted By CharlestonADV
+1...switched to soft bags for this very reason....

+1...switched to soft bags for this very reason. Big cans on a dual sport are terribly overrated.
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,004
Posted By CharlestonADV
I'd never sell a retired helmet. My old helmets...

I'd never sell a retired helmet. My old helmets are destroyed.
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 42,186
Posted By CharlestonADV
I've enjoyed reading much of what you've posted....

I've enjoyed reading much of what you've posted. I must say, however, that this statement is the best so far. It captures the essence of motorcycling for so many of us...regardless of the make or...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2,862
Views: 1,556,295
Posted By CharlestonADV
The pun-ishment one must endure to follow this...

The pun-ishment one must endure to follow this thread.
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,471
Posted By CharlestonADV
I've been riding for a lot of years throughout...

I've been riding for a lot of years throughout the USA (and Canada) and my various helmets have never been inspected for compliance...even when stopped for traffic violations.
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,015
Posted By CharlestonADV
I've worn black helmets for years before...

I've worn black helmets for years before switching to grey/silver without concern for the heat issue. After researching yellow and the implications of different lighting conditions, I recently bought...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,350
Posted By CharlestonADV
Water, fuel, and your choice of a...

Water, fuel, and your choice of a 9mm/40s&w/45acp.
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,862
Views: 1,556,295
Posted By CharlestonADV
I'm not sure where it happened... but, somewhere...

I'm not sure where it happened... but, somewhere this ride report became one of the truly epic journeys.:thumb:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,440
Views: 448,088
Posted By CharlestonADV
FWIW...beautiful riding in the Peak District....

FWIW...beautiful riding in the Peak District. Lincolnshire is like Iowa.
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,209
Posted By CharlestonADV
Enjoyed reading your report. :thumb

Enjoyed reading your report. :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2,862
Views: 1,556,295
Posted By CharlestonADV
Glad that Neda is on the mend.:rilla

Glad that Neda is on the mend.:rilla
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,029
Posted By CharlestonADV
I've ridden in 49 states and have never been...

I've ridden in 49 states and have never been checked for helmet DOT compliance. Obviously, some states don't require helmets.
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,770
Posted By CharlestonADV
Last summer I used a Ram X-mount on my KLR...

Last summer I used a Ram X-mount on my KLR throughout a 6,000 mile ride with no problems.
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 769
Views: 185,920
Posted By CharlestonADV
What an awesome journey! Congratulations:clap

What an awesome journey! Congratulations:clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 52,201
Posted By CharlestonADV
I've owned a Versys and now have a KLR...the...

I've owned a Versys and now have a KLR...the hybrid has got to be a terrific motorcycle.
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,260
Posted By CharlestonADV
There's nothing like experience to teach us how...

There's nothing like experience to teach us how to pack for motorcycle travel.
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,602
Posted By CharlestonADV
While working in DC I found the one-piece RC to...

While working in DC I found the one-piece RC to be a fantastic year-round commuting suit. For touring, however, I much prefer the two-piece RC. In addition to being able to remove the jacket at rest...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 154,209
Posted By CharlestonADV
Maybe in the light truck class:D

Maybe in the light truck class:D
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 717
Views: 212,309
Posted By CharlestonADV
If you like the Sebring...you'd fall madly in...

If you like the Sebring...you'd fall madly in love after driving a Miata.:norton
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 86,907
Posted By CharlestonADV
Great RR.:thumb Quite relevant to me for a couple...

Great RR.:thumb Quite relevant to me for a couple of reasons. I've traveled over much of the ground you covered...and, I have two brothers.:amazon
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,770
Posted By CharlestonADV
I used the Ram X-mount for a 5,000+ mile ride...

I used the Ram X-mount for a 5,000+ mile ride last summer. While I was initially concerned that the GPS might go airborne...it worked great.
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By CharlestonADV
Depends on the type of light and the angle...

Depends on the type of light and the angle setting. Some provide greater distance while others increase span of coverage. Lights under the headlight are considered by many to increase frontal...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 41,101
Posted By CharlestonADV
Yellowstone can be a big disappointment. On...

Yellowstone can be a big disappointment. On balance, Teton can be a delightful surprise. Waiting to hear more about you trip.:ear
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,612
Posted By CharlestonADV
Seahorse cases don't cost much more.

Seahorse cases don't cost much more.
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 949
Views: 235,672
Posted By CharlestonADV
Maybe your "old lady" will give you a hall pass...

Maybe your "old lady" will give you a hall pass for an adv ride???:ricky
Forum: Equipment 01-01-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,728
Posted By CharlestonADV
Casio G Shock...for time, temperature,...

Casio G Shock...for time, temperature, altimeter,and barometer information. Mounted on the handlebar using a rubber block designed for a wrist exercise heart monitor.
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,697
Posted By CharlestonADV
Another fan of the Opinel. Have a #8 stainless...

Another fan of the Opinel. Have a #8 stainless garden knife in my cook pot. Much more convenient to pack than a fixed blade.
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,862
Views: 1,556,295
Posted By CharlestonADV
Noticed that Neda is still wearing her BMW Air...

Noticed that Neda is still wearing her BMW Air Flow jacket. What does she do to stay dry when riding in rain?
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 965
Posted By CharlestonADV
You ride a GSA and don't have a 'Stich?:hmmmmm

You ride a GSA and don't have a 'Stich?:hmmmmm
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 949
Views: 235,672
Posted By CharlestonADV
Reaver, you sound like U2...still haven't found...

Reaver, you sound like U2...still haven't found what you're looking for.:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2,862
Views: 1,556,295
Posted By CharlestonADV
Merry Christmas and best wishes for a terrific...

Merry Christmas and best wishes for a terrific New Year.:super
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7,125
Views: 3,321,370
Posted By CharlestonADV
Just bought your book. Merry Christmas.

Just bought your book. Merry Christmas.
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,725
Views: 242,002
Posted By CharlestonADV
Might want to check the rubber cushions if your...

Might want to check the rubber cushions if your bike has them. Worn cush drive could cause the problem you described. BTW, Merry Christmas.
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