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Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6,958
Views: 2,230,776
Posted By Anciano
I don't think there is anyway to describe the...

I don't think there is anyway to describe the wind we got ourselves into on Mobius 13. We started the day from Stella's Cabin on the west side of Death Valley. We rode a rocky two track east to the...
Forum: Americas 02-19-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,208
Posted By Anciano
jcbr6 I started the TAT with a new (800...

jcbr6

I started the TAT with a new (800 miles) DRZ400. I suppose I am the opposite of most of the people who have replied to your thread. I didn't do anything to the bikes motor or suspension. ...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-12-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 38,369
Posted By Anciano
I rode the Continental Divide in August of 2009. ...

I rode the Continental Divide in August of 2009. I camped close to the Colorado border in northern New Mexico. After I went to bed I started hearing very weird sounds. It didn't sound like any...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-13-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,890
Posted By Anciano
In Fresno, CA Basque Hotel or Sante Fe Basque...

In Fresno, CA Basque Hotel or Sante Fe Basque Restaurant and Bar
Forum: Old's Cool 01-03-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 1,092,777
Posted By Anciano
Nothing wrong with your memory. The Los Angeles...

Nothing wrong with your memory. The Los Angeles Times ran articles, the Sierra Club sued, Senator Feinstein got involves and it all turned to shit.

Wayne
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6,958
Views: 2,230,776
Posted By Anciano
Classy picture, must have been LDF's idea. ...

Classy picture, must have been LDF's idea. Thanks for the time you guys take if sharing your adventures with us. Happy Holidays

Wayne
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 120,265
Posted By Anciano
Really appreciate you taking the time to show us...

Really appreciate you taking the time to show us your spectacular pics along with your excellent commentary.

Wayne
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,862
Posted By Anciano
http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd497/bkoberni...

http://i1222.photobucket.com/albums/dd497/bkobernik/More%20Utah%20Desert/day1/IMG_3879.jpg

Great pic. One of the few I've seen that show the steepness of the hill.

Wayne
Forum: Old's Cool 05-30-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 2,461
Views: 571,105
Posted By Anciano
NOS Honda Parts

NOS Honda Parts

Desc Part No. Price Inc. Shipping
To lower 48

Cam Sprocket Sl350 K 4321-312-010 $50.00
Piston XL250 .25 oversize 13102-329-000 $45.00
Piston SL350K Std ...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-22-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 63,741
Posted By Anciano
I did not think that I could take the time to do...

I did not think that I could take the time to do long adventures when I was younger. At seventy, with the Big Dog’s GPS track, SPOT and cell phone I rode the Continental Divide Ride by myself. My...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6,958
Views: 2,230,776
Posted By Anciano
I would like to hear more about Francine’s...

I would like to hear more about Francine’s accident. We all fall off now and then, but not with such serious results.

Was she dazzling you with one of her quarter mile wheelies, or sliding feet...
Forum: Americas 03-15-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,745
Posted By Anciano
I took a Kermit Chair on the TAT. I didn't...

I took a Kermit Chair on the TAT. I didn't believe that it could be that comfortable (It should be as much as it cost). The young guys I rode with liked to see me go to bed early so they could...
Forum: Americas 03-02-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 648
Posted By Anciano
http://bushpilot.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/TAT/i-THT...

http://bushpilot.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/TAT/i-THTcWJk/0/L/Nevada%20Dust%20Puddle-L.jpg
Miserable deep dust puddles.

http://bushpilot.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/TAT/i-mmgx2H4/0/L/Nevada%201-L.jpg...
Forum: Americas 01-22-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 990
Posted By Anciano
I was there a few years back. There were some...

I was there a few years back. There were some graded dirt roads, but there was also a lot of pretty rough jeep trails. A Burgman is a wonderful rig, but it is a scooter. It doesn't have much...
Forum: Americas 01-17-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,596
Posted By Anciano
There is a page on Facebook that puts people...

There is a page on Facebook that puts people together that want to ride the TAT. https://www.facebook.com/groups/162997890446555/

Wayne
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,567
Posted By Anciano
DRZ400 with Seat Specialties aftermarket seat is...

DRZ400 with Seat Specialties aftermarket seat is too narrow to sit down for long distances.. Without SweetCheeks I would have had to stand up for a lot of the 4,800 miles on the TAT.

Wayne
Forum: Old's Cool 06-29-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,686
Posted By Anciano
The result of turning a street bike into a dual...

The result of turning a street bike into a dual sport bike might suit the way I ride now. I am old and slow and don’t challenge myself like I did at one time. If I don’t go balls out across the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 466,744
Posted By Anciano
Every night when I got home from work I checked...

Every night when I got home from work I checked to see if there were new posts to your thread. I was disappointed when there were none. I really enjoyed your reports and pictures. Thanks for...
Forum: Americas 05-13-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,163
Posted By Anciano
I want to ship my bike from central California to...

I want to ship my bike from central California to the start of the TAT (Tennessee). How much lead time do you need?

Wayne
Forum: Americas 04-25-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 875
Posted By Anciano
Shipping Bike to Start of TAT

I am riding the TAT this summer. A while back an inmate offered his business as a place to have a bike shipped. His place is near the start in Tellico Plains and the Knoxville Airport. I didn’t...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 03-25-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,575
Posted By Anciano
There is a Las Vegas to Las Vegas track on...

There is a Las Vegas to Las Vegas track on GPSXchange.com. That looks like what you are seeking. (Tony's tracks vegas)

Wayne
Forum: Americas 01-25-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,047
Posted By Anciano
Most kids want to go to Mexico or Hawaii for...

Most kids want to go to Mexico or Hawaii for their senior trip. I wanted to go to Bonneville Speed Week. My parents didn't have the least interest in hot rods, but they took my brother and I, first...
Forum: Americas 11-13-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,725
Posted By Anciano
I just checked on renting a U Haul or Budget 10'...

I just checked on renting a U Haul or Budget 10' van. Budget was about $400 cheaper on a rental from California to Tennessee.

Wayne
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-14-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,860
Posted By Anciano
I liked the music on your vid, but the music I...

I liked the music on your vid, but the music I like best on a motorcycle video is the sound of the engine, the clanking of the suspension, the grunts and groans of the rider and the scraping of...
Forum: Americas 08-03-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 519
Posted By Anciano
Hayes Ask your questions on this forum. ...

Hayes

Ask your questions on this forum. There are quite a few members from the Central Valley of California listening.

Wayne
Forum: Americas 07-12-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 638
Posted By Anciano
I stayed at the Motel Six for two nights two...

I stayed at the Motel Six for two nights two years ago. They have WIFI you can park in front of your room. There was an excellent Mexican restaurant next door. A couple of blocks from the Harley...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 07-09-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,234
Posted By Anciano
Great pictures! Thanks, Jerry. Wayne

Great pictures! Thanks, Jerry.

Wayne
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 07-08-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 138,040
Posted By Anciano
Roads and Recreation may be the name of a series...

Roads and Recreation may be the name of a series of Benchmark maps, but the Roads and Recreation I was referring to is a Garmin software product used on computers and GPS units. It was discontinued...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 07-06-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 138,040
Posted By Anciano
Ditto. Wayne

Ditto.

Wayne
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 06-15-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 35,968
Posted By Anciano
I think the problem is a similarity of names....

I think the problem is a similarity of names. "MEX2CAN" is Jerry Count's ride. The file name for Big Dog's ride is "MexCan2010". Easy to confuse names.

Wayne
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 97,578
Views: 18,528,309
Posted By Anciano
I didn't like disconnected feel of the rubber bar...

I didn't like disconnected feel of the rubber bar mount cones. Scott's makes hard plastic replacements for Honda and Kawasaki motocrossers. They fit and tighten up the bar mounts....
Forum: Americas 05-30-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 951
Posted By Anciano
No cell phone carrier is going to have 100%...

No cell phone carrier is going to have 100% coverage on the CDR. I rode alone and carried a SPOT. With the SPOT you can send an OK message at prearranged times to let your family know that...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-13-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,806
Posted By Anciano
I left Antelope Wells, NM on August 3, 2009. It...

I left Antelope Wells, NM on August 3, 2009. It rained every afternoon in NM. You could look around and see it raining over there, then on the other side. I was fortunate to only get sprinkles. I met...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,150
Posted By Anciano
My eyes are about like yours. I have went from...

My eyes are about like yours. I have went from glasses to contacts to Lazik. I have never solved the quick changes of light conditions in the forest. I am surprised I don't hit more stuff. On the...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,528
Posted By Anciano
Great job! No welding, infinitely adjustable and...

Great job! No welding, infinitely adjustable and light weight.

Wayne
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,502
Posted By Anciano
RichBeBe: I use a Bike Shoe in my van. I...

RichBeBe:

I use a Bike Shoe in my van. I still use tiedowns on the bars. The bike sways side to side enough that it will smack my window if I don’t strap it down. I have my Bike Shoe mounted...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-19-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 70,594
Posted By Anciano
Sudco is a Mukuni dealer and they stock a ton of...

Sudco is a Mukuni dealer and they stock a ton of rubber manifolds.

http://www.sudco.com/flange.html

Wayne
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,835
Views: 769,261
Posted By Anciano
The old man wasn't afraid to twist the Norton's...

The old man wasn't afraid to twist the Norton's neck when he got a chance to ride the bike. I liked his Six Day sweatshirt. I almost cried when he finally realized what his boys had done.

Wayne
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6,958
Views: 2,230,776
Posted By Anciano
Doc don't apologize, you don't owe us anything. I...

Doc don't apologize, you don't owe us anything. I am grateful for whatever/whenever you are willing to give it to us.

Wayne
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2010, 10:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,639
Posted By Anciano
basketcase:I have read most of the ride reports...

basketcase:I have read most of the ride reports about the Continental Divide Ride posted on this forum. I don’t think anyone has mentioned altitude sickness. I am an out of shape, fat ass seventy...
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