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Forum: Trip Planning 10-29-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 432
Posted By dimon
I say 200-250 to enjoy the ride and do some stops...

I say 200-250 to enjoy the ride and do some stops for sightseeing ant etc.
as an example, I did a ride past Saturday from Boston suburbs to Western Mass, about 250 miles on back roads. We did few...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,649
Posted By dimon
excellent report and great adventure. Слава...

excellent report and great adventure.

Слава Украiнi!!!!
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 833
Posted By dimon
I have been using Frogg Togss for over 10 years,...

I have been using Frogg Togss for over 10 years, and very happy with them. I also got a pair for wife. This gear always kept us dry on in down pour rains in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland. Buy...
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By dimon
There are two go to bags for me, that I am using...

There are two go to bags for me, that I am using for my trips.
One is The North Face Base Camp Duffel - Medium sizes that I use when camping...
Forum: Beasts 10-06-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5,828
Views: 1,469,782
Posted By dimon
here is a couple from last night ride. Tiger in...

here is a couple from last night ride. Tiger in the New England wilderness :D
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-DMlL3SVjvQY/VDHYFJAj8EI/AAAAAAAAC8k/EL2edbM4Z6Q/w785-h566-no/14%2B-%2B1
...
Forum: Americas 09-29-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,105
Posted By dimon
I did similar trip in 2012, and packed all the...

I did similar trip in 2012, and packed all the gear into my duffle bag(large North Face), and carried my helmet in the helmet bag. you don't want to fly in your riding gear or even boots.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-27-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,752
Posted By dimon
I love riding two up with my wife on the back. It...

I love riding two up with my wife on the back. It is great feeling to share the whole experience of the trip with someone you love.

It is also important to have the right set of mind and plan trip...
Forum: Americas 06-20-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By dimon
you will be heading North, when most of the folks...

you will be heading North, when most of the folks will go south, but still try to avoid southern part of coastal Maine
Forum: Americas 06-19-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By dimon
Southern Maine is going to be pretty slow along...

Southern Maine is going to be pretty slow along the coast, especially on the week-end. I would superslab that portion to Bangor, ME and then take Rt. 9. Once cross border into NB you can take Fundy...
Forum: Americas 06-19-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,026
Posted By dimon
try this place - Saint Mary's University...

try this place - Saint Mary's University Residence
5865 Gorsebrook Avenue, Halifax, NS
Forum: Americas 06-19-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,026
Posted By dimon
I did similar trip last year. I would spend your...

I did similar trip last year. I would spend your time exploring West Coast as 'EXBEE' suggested. Here is a link to my last year plan, may be you will find it useful -...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By dimon
Dani, Here is a link to state by state law...

Dani,

Here is a link to state by state law and there is no age restrictions, so I would assume you are good to go. - http://www.americanmotorcyclist.com/rights/State-Laws.aspx?stateid=21
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,960
Posted By dimon
here is a good jacket - FirstGear Kathmandu...

here is a good jacket - FirstGear Kathmandu Jacket - 2011
http://www.motorcyclecloseouts.com/hot+deals/mens+street+apparel+sale/firstgear_kathmandu+jacket+-+2011

these guys do a have a lot of...
Forum: Americas 05-21-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,702
Posted By dimon
We chose one of the trips offered by Freedom, and...

We chose one of the trips offered by Freedom, and asked them to make slight adjustments to it We also made some adjustments on the go, and it was self guided tour.
I rode with the group before in...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By dimon
I also have BA pad, but didn't want to deal with...

I also have BA pad, but didn't want to deal with batteries and found Stansport pump that plugs into the bike
http://www.walmart.com/ip/High-Output-Air-Pump/10927631
very nice thing to have on...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-14-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3,806
Views: 845,590
Posted By dimon
Caper Bretton, Nova Scotia ...

Caper Bretton, Nova Scotia
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-C35PRxvmIDE/UgZU-a_wfbI/AAAAAAAABe0/yQOku-1k3rA/w864-h648-no/P8040432.JPG

Somewhere in Southwestern Newfoundland...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-14-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7,260
Views: 2,444,286
Posted By dimon
last week during week-end ride in Adirondacks on...

last week during week-end ride in Adirondacks on the way to White Face Mountain
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-g1FWDB1oWxU/U3FqJImk_5I/AAAAAAAACXU/EhbQER_Al94/w864-h648-no/IMG_1943.JPG
Forum: Americas 05-14-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,702
Posted By dimon
we did a tour with these guys in February 2012...

we did a tour with these guys in February 2012 and it was great. Very happy with Freedom Bike Rental
Here are the links to my blog from that trip

Part 1...
Forum: Equipment 05-06-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,638
Posted By dimon
I have sheepskin on my Tiger for over 3 years,...

I have sheepskin on my Tiger for over 3 years, and works fantastic. I got it from BlackSheep Trading Company in Maine, not far from Bar Harbor. It is always on my bike rain or shine. I occasionally...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6,547
Views: 2,583,760
Posted By dimon
yep, that is a great pillow, used it for about 8...

yep, that is a great pillow, used it for about 8 nights of camping last year on my trip to Newfoundland and it is very comfortable.
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6,547
Views: 2,583,760
Posted By dimon
love these wall-mart bags. What department sells...

love these wall-mart bags. What department sells them?
Forum: Trip Planning 04-24-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By dimon
I use TYRE (http://www.tyretotravel.com/) for the...

I use TYRE (http://www.tyretotravel.com/) for the past few years, and very happy with it. There are free and paid versions, I am using free. I highly recommend it for trip planning. As matter a fact...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-03-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 621
Views: 585,990
Posted By dimon
Great pictures Joe, I have been following this...

Great pictures Joe, I have been following this report for some time, since I always wanted to go and ride in Adirondacks. Finally made arrangements, few of my friends and me are planning two days...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By dimon
I have the same camera for about 3 years and...

I have the same camera for about 3 years and pretty happy with it. the only negative is the processor is a little slow to take subsequent shots.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-07-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,608
Posted By dimon
very nice videos. thanks for sharing.

very nice videos.

thanks for sharing.
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 39,408
Posted By dimon
you can actually swim, there is a place called...

you can actually swim, there is a place called Shallow Bay in Cow Head, that has very nice long sandy beach and when we were there in the beginning of August water were about 70 degrees, so we went...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6,547
Views: 2,583,760
Posted By dimon
This is my set up for week-end camping and riding...

This is my set up for week-end camping and riding two up with my wife. There are 2 Big Agnes sleeping pads and one Snugpack sleeping bag in the left pannier, and second Snugpack in the right pannier...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,439
Posted By dimon
Commute in Boston area, 27 miles each way, most...

Commute in Boston area, 27 miles each way, most of it on the back roads.
I am a gear hore, so here is my list.
Bike: Triumph Tiger 1050
Helmets: Arai RX-Q with tinted shield on and clear in the...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,249
Posted By dimon
Baby Wipes work like a magic.

Baby Wipes work like a magic.
Forum: Americas 02-24-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By dimon
Roads are well maintained, and during the summer...

Roads are well maintained, and during the summer you will see a lot of road work done to keep the in good conditions.
Don’t think you can stealth camp in Cape Bretton; it is national park. I would...
Forum: Americas 02-24-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,282
Posted By dimon
Great trip idea, but I would recommend listening...

Great trip idea, but I would recommend listening to the advice of fellow inmates. Do ether Western or Eastern Newfoundland, or don’t do it and spend your time explore ng Nova Scotia. I am planning...
Forum: Americas 10-30-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,071
Posted By dimon
Court from Freedom bike rental is a great guy and...

Court from Freedom bike rental is a great guy and they provide good service. We used their services back in February and were very happy with them.
Forum: Beasts 10-22-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5,828
Views: 1,469,782
Posted By dimon
Here is a picture from quick ride on Saturday...

Here is a picture from quick ride on Saturday around Central Mass
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-z6FAF1REX8M/UIWkQz5DwbI/AAAAAAAAA9I/2sLYScn9mH0/s844/IMG_0714%5B1%5D.JPG
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,734
Posted By dimon
красавцы. мега уважуха вам всем.

красавцы. мега уважуха вам всем.
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 582,318
Posted By dimon
I will try it today, and let you know. ...

I will try it today, and let you know.

Thanks,

Dimon
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 582,318
Posted By dimon
1st gen not paring with 2nd gen.

I had 1st generation dual set and it worked great, but one of the units got damaged when I dropped helmet (don't ask me how). Anyway folks at Sena were nice enough to replace broken unit with a new...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-11-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3,633
Views: 701,148
Posted By dimon
videos from my trip to Ecuador

here is 3 videos from February's trip to Ecuador
Part 1 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=My8u0kGQW68)

Part 2 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Pe1v3bdRlo)

Part 3...
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,011
Posted By dimon
just go to best buy and get yourself a pair of...

just go to best buy and get yourself a pair of sony or philips earbuds no specific model, but try not to spend more than $30. I am sure you will be fine.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-19-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,820
Posted By dimon
make sure to spend some time exploring Vermont,...

make sure to spend some time exploring Vermont, great motorcycling up there.
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,575
Posted By dimon
I have Optronics 55w Pair Driving Light Kit, I...

I have Optronics 55w Pair Driving Light Kit, I bought it from Walmart for about $20.00 (http://www.walmart.com/ip/Driving-Light-Kit/16680059 (http://www.walmart.com/ip/Driving-Light-Kit/16680059)). I...
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