ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 39 of 39
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: 35Summers
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-03-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By 35Summers
Well, mission accomplished. The White Pages...

Well, mission accomplished. The White Pages listing took me right to him (sometimes the easiest solutions...).

We had a great chat and he game me some background on the bike; it's been ridden in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-02-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 773
Posted By 35Summers
Looking for a Sidecar champ from TN

This may be a little odd for this forum, and if that's the case I apologize. I use this site all the time, and I thought the regional forums might be able to help.

I'm trying to get in touch with...
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,298
Posted By 35Summers
no, it shouldn't be too hard to find parts for....

no, it shouldn't be too hard to find parts for. It's just one of those things that you don't look forward to setting up on the parts counter and explaining what you did. :D

I'm dropping the road...
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,298
Posted By 35Summers
Is my stupid suspension mistake fixable?

I've waited and waited to get this taken care of, mainly because I haven't wanted to go into a shop and explain what happened, but I need to get the bike back up and running, so here goes.

This is...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-10-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,992
Posted By 35Summers
Still going :D Just got back from a trip on...

Still going :D

Just got back from a trip on the road bikes through CA, OR and WA. CA was the big concern so we stopped at ranger stations in the Eldorado, Tahoe, Plumas, Lassen and Modoc forests...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-07-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,992
Posted By 35Summers
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5315/5914124204_29d...

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5315/5914124204_29d082a40e.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/a_dangerous_business/5914124204/)

This is still going. My wife and I are leaving tomorrow for a vacation...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,607
Posted By 35Summers
(took me forever to get back to this post… lame,...

(took me forever to get back to this post… lame, sorry).

So when we last left our heroes, they had just arrived in Hue so this should be:

Day 16:
Hue
--------------------------------------
...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-04-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,992
Posted By 35Summers
Hey, I just wanted to check back in. I'm still...

Hey, I just wanted to check back in. I'm still working on the trip planning, but this week I've been in Korea for my brother's wedding, so I haven't had much chance to do research. I'll get back to...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-20-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,992
Posted By 35Summers
I appreciate that! - Unfortunately we're starting...

I appreciate that! - Unfortunately we're starting a little further north than that (we're not going down to mexico to start since we're going to continue up to Alaska).

A personal guide is...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-20-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,992
Posted By 35Summers
FINDING MAPS There are 1:100k maps available...

FINDING MAPS

There are 1:100k maps available for the National Forests at either the USGS.gov store...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-20-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,992
Posted By 35Summers
Help with new dirt Pacific Crest route

This July my wife and I are planning on leaving for a dirt-trails trip from the California Bay Area north to Alaska. We've always wanted to go to Alaska and, inspired by the epic Pacific Crest Quest...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By 35Summers
Perfect, thanks!

Perfect, thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By 35Summers
Nobody with a big bore kit out there? :D The...

Nobody with a big bore kit out there? :D

The simple question is: when you upgraded to a big bore kit, did you change plugs at all? Hotter / cooler / "it depends"?

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,370
Posted By 35Summers
These are all great questions, and any chance you...

These are all great questions, and any chance you have a link to that tutorial?

I just installed a TM33, so I'm back at square one as far as figuring out jetting, etc... In some ways it's great...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 631
Posted By 35Summers
Does the plug change with a big bore kit?

I've got a DR350 that's been upgraded to a 385cc with a White Bros kit (by PO). The stock plug on these bikes was a DPR9EA-9 - is there any reason to switch to a different plug with the bigger...
Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2011, 07:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,370
Posted By 35Summers
Yeah, I won't be going back to them. I was trying...

Yeah, I won't be going back to them. I was trying to save a little time by paying someone else to spend an hour giving the bike a once over to let me know where things stood.

Unfortunately it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,370
Posted By 35Summers
DR350 Jetting Question

I have inherited a '92(I think) DR350 from my father. The previous owner did a number of mods including:

White Bros 385cc mod
Kientech Airbox
Kientec Carb Jet and Slide Mod
Kientec Exhaust Mod...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2011, 04:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 208
Posted By 35Summers
Jetting Question

ignore this, I left the bike out of the title... idiot.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-04-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,512
Posted By 35Summers
Here's a follow up question - what's your...

Here's a follow up question - what's your impression about motorcyclists and trash?

From where you're standing in your (off-road) riding community; whether it's wilderness or state parks; does it...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,607
Posted By 35Summers
continuing our "turn-around" day… Well, to...

continuing our "turn-around" day…

Well, to be honest, the rest of the day fell into the "not much going on" category. I'm working on a rough google map of our route, but haven't quite got it...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-03-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,512
Posted By 35Summers
yikes, that got personal fast. I was kind of...

yikes, that got personal fast.

I was kind of hoping that this might be a chance for people to be honest about their current behavior. As a kid, I definitely left the occasional old spark plug on...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-03-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,512
Posted By 35Summers
Trash on the trails; do motorcyclists not care as much as trekkers?

Land use is a contentious issue - there are always arguments between hikers and equestrians and cyclists and motorized trail users - but I have a specific question here about garbage.

I haven't...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,607
Posted By 35Summers
It's funny because we'd never seen that episode...

It's funny because we'd never seen that episode until literally the day before we arrived in vietnam. We happened to be staying with a friend-of-a-friend on our way there and when we told him what we...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2011, 06:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,607
Posted By 35Summers
(Sorry, a little slow in posting here...) So...

(Sorry, a little slow in posting here...)

So we can start with the nice parts. It was a pretty idyllic setting; and we were planning on staying for 4 nights, so we felt like we actually had a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,607
Posted By 35Summers
So it wasn't just us then :D Here are a...

So it wasn't just us then :D

Here are a couple more photos of the temple from inside:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2711/4375534855_39c17393d2.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2011, 02:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,607
Posted By 35Summers
Part 3

The next day we had a leisurely morning with the intent of taking the bikes (without the packs strapped to them!!!) and exploring some of the surrounding countryside we had ridden through on the way...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,607
Posted By 35Summers
Part 2

I forgot to note, that we covered 98 miles on the first day - including the 3 to 5 miles I pushed her bike at the end of the day.

The next day we bummed around a bit, having a leisurely...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2011, 12:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,607
Posted By 35Summers
@exploding: I'm sure if you knew where to look or...

@exploding: I'm sure if you knew where to look or who to ask, you could find anything.

Hell, I probably could have had gear made for me in Hoi An. :D
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,607
Posted By 35Summers
Vietnam: 2 Minsks, 28 days and 1700 miles

Here's a photo to start it off, before I get into a little background. :D

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4025/4437867994_387e3f98ab.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 27,080
Posted By 35Summers
I wasn't riding street when I was 18, but I'm...

I wasn't riding street when I was 18, but I'm sure I would have treated lane splitting differently than I do now as a married man in my mid 30s.

These days I split pretty regularly on my commute....
Forum: Asia Pacific 02-16-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,644
Posted By 35Summers
Not exactly sure what you're looking for as far...

Not exactly sure what you're looking for as far as potential places to stay in UB, but we stayed for about a week in the Golden Gobi hostel (http://www.goldengobi.com/)

Hot showers, clean rooms,...
Forum: Asia Pacific 02-16-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,265
Posted By 35Summers
My wife and I were just there last December and...

My wife and I were just there last December and volunteered with the Lotus Children's Center

http://www.lotuschild.org/

I'm sure there are others, but that's a starting point at least.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-13-2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,356
Posted By 35Summers
I can see it's been a while since there were any...

I can see it's been a while since there were any updates to this thread. If you keep going with the project I'd love to hear what other "adventures" you have with the motor. I'm in the process of...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-25-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 547
Views: 181,348
Posted By 35Summers
Laugh Fantastic post! My wife and I did a similar trip...

Fantastic post! My wife and I did a similar trip (http://adangerousbusiness.com/2010/02/15/valentines-day-and-motorcycles/) about 6 months ago - 4 weeks riding through Vietnam on a pair of Minsks.
...
Forum: Europe 05-24-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 804
Posted By 35Summers
Iceland Motorcycle Rental Help

Hey, I'm looking to rent a couple of (dual sport) bikes for a few days in Iceland and was wondering if anyone had any suggestions. This is what I've found so far:

http://www.bikingviking.is : Has...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-13-2010, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3,774
Views: 832,221
Posted By 35Summers
Here's one from a month-long trip through Vietnam...

Here's one from a month-long trip through Vietnam from Saigon to Hanoi on a pair of old Soviet Minsks. The one in the picture is my wife's. Mine wasn't as photogenic but didn't break down nearly as...
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 432
Posted By 35Summers
Bonneville to Invercargill

My wife and I are currently 9 months into a 1 year trip round the world. It's not all on motorcycles, but we've been getting it in when we can* (*that sounds dirty).

We've been posting regularly...
Forum: EMEA 04-27-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,001
Posted By 35Summers
Uzay, got the PM, thanks! I forgot to...

Uzay, got the PM, thanks!

I forgot to include any actual details. My wife is around 5'4" (162cm) and I'm 5'10" (178 cm) - did I do that conversion math right?
Forum: EMEA 04-26-2010, 03:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,001
Posted By 35Summers
Riding in Turkey, looking for gear (and roads!)

My wife and I are 9 months into a 12 month world tour. It's not all on motorcycles, but we started with a week long ride from CA to CO (that included a couple of days at this year's Bonneville Speed...
Showing results 1 to 39 of 39

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 03:48 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014