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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 8,921
Posted By SeanF
I don't know if it can be attributed solely to...

I don't know if it can be attributed solely to tiered motorcycle licensing, but the difference between the motorcycle fatality rate in the UK vs the US is way (waaaay) outside the margin of error.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,009
Posted By SeanF
If you're looking for a spot: There is free,...

If you're looking for a spot: There is free, dispersed camping in the Nat'l Forest at/around (35.030845, -111.439027).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,009
Posted By SeanF
I'll likely go up for a day or two.

I'll likely go up for a day or two.
Forum: 2 smokers 03-16-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,914
Posted By SeanF
Nice. Don't forget the lube!

Nice. Don't forget the lube!
Forum: Hacks 03-13-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7,377
Views: 2,740,678
Posted By SeanF
This is a 90s Ural sidecar I bought on eBay....

This is a 90s Ural sidecar I bought on eBay. Shipping cost more than the actual tub.
http://www.schoolbushomestead.com/Not-about-the-bus/Sidecar/i-dtwFC8G/0/XL/P1000344-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-20-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,127
Posted By SeanF
V nice. Thanks for the write-up. :thumb

V nice. Thanks for the write-up. :thumb
Forum: 2 smokers 01-11-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,914
Posted By SeanF
Maybe the front end was getting light due to...

Maybe the front end was getting light due to impending wheelie?

I bet that was it.

:D
Forum: 2 smokers 01-11-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,914
Posted By SeanF
I never looked...but is that leading-link front...

I never looked...but is that leading-link front end adjustable? Could you dial in more trail?
Forum: EMEA 12-09-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,473
Posted By SeanF
Yes, this. It will answer many of your...

Yes, this. It will answer many of your questions...even some you didn't know you needed to ask. (I mean that in a good way. :D)

This site (https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice) should be...
Forum: EMEA 11-30-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By SeanF
What is your country of citizenship? When...

What is your country of citizenship? When traveling in that part of the world, it can make a difference.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-26-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 34,300
Posted By SeanF
I had 14 years in at the same company, 25 paid...

I had 14 years in at the same company, 25 paid annual vacation days, OK salary, profit sharing, the whole 9.

Chucked it (at 38 years old) for a RTW ride and have zero regrets.

Now I'm back in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,114
Posted By SeanF
2 cents: If there's a student that seems to be...

2 cents: If there's a student that seems to be having a specific problem (usually clutch/throttle coordination, or general friction zone management), and is blaming the bike, I'll use that bike to...
Forum: Europe 06-18-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 930
Posted By SeanF
I was able to clean & fix a leaky vstrom fork...

I was able to clean & fix a leaky vstrom fork seal using a thin piece of plastic cut from packaging. Cut it so there is a hook shape on the end to capture the dirt as you slide the plastic around &...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,553
Posted By SeanF
I find RiderCoaching to be challenging and quite...

I find RiderCoaching to be challenging and quite a bit of fun. Look into your local program and talk to some current coaches, and ask to shadow a course or two to see how it works.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,553
Posted By SeanF
You could dress up like a motor cop and escort...

You could dress up like a motor cop and escort funerals (http://tucson.craigslist.org/lab/4514733074.html):

http://images.craigslist.org/00X0X_hKm2j8qINsd_600x450.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 107,931
Views: 21,565,206
Posted By SeanF
With my 1st gen Acerbis tank (on an '08 DR), I've...

With my 1st gen Acerbis tank (on an '08 DR), I've run into this problem at around 300 miles. Fortunately the fuel filler cap has a simple, visible vent hole. I covered it with my left thumb while...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 51,056
Posted By SeanF
Confirmed....US citizens get a visa on arrival. ...

Confirmed....US citizens get a visa on arrival.

Subscribed! :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-26-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,244
Posted By SeanF
Really enjoyed this :clap

Really enjoyed this :clap
Forum: Trip Planning 05-13-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 751
Posted By SeanF
MedJet Assist offering discounts for Motorcycle Safety Awareness month

I know lots of people like MedJet Assist for their overseas/wilderness travel needs. They are offering (slight) discounts for Motorcycle Awareness Month.

Cycleworld link...
Forum: Latin America 05-12-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 95,673
Posted By SeanF
It's a long shot...but I'm occasionally going...

It's a long shot...but I'm occasionally going through the Mexican Craigslist (and other Mexican auto- and bike-selling sites) looking for a green (or "custom painted") KLR. I noticed in a photo...
Forum: Hacks 04-26-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,329
Posted By SeanF
I'm in the process of hanging a Ural car on my...

I'm in the process of hanging a Ural car on my Guzzi so my girlfriend can ride with me. She has an inherited, progressive neurological condition that makes riding pillion impossible. Like your...
Forum: Hacks 04-18-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4,976
Views: 809,735
Posted By SeanF
Sidecar in PHX

Sidecar in PHX.

Righteous ad (http://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/mcy/4428132439.html)

http://images.craigslist.org/00C0C_eJ4GN4zeasY_600x450.jpg

Not mine, no relation, but any ad as...
Forum: Latin America 03-22-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 95,673
Posted By SeanF
Hoping for some good news on this.

Hoping for some good news on this.
Forum: Asia Pacific 03-13-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 760
Posted By SeanF
Hi, I was in Russia in Aug-Sep of 2010,...

Hi,

I was in Russia in Aug-Sep of 2010, entering at the port of Vladivstok, exiting to enter Mongolia south of Ulan-Ude; re-entering Russia briefly in the Altai region before exiting to...
Forum: Face plant 02-05-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,675
Posted By SeanF
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,077
Posted By SeanF
Hi, I think you'll have better luck breaking...

Hi,

I think you'll have better luck breaking it up into two sections:

1. Anchorage to Vancouver or Seattle
2. Vancouver/Seattle to Vladivostok.

Have a look around here...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-25-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,914
Posted By SeanF
. :lurk

. :lurk
Forum: Hacks 12-04-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4,976
Views: 809,735
Posted By SeanF
Fixed link....

Fixed link. (http://tucson.craigslist.org/mcy/4223647565.html)
Forum: Asia Pacific 11-14-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,578
Posted By SeanF
Traditional nomadic Mongolian home: ...

Traditional nomadic Mongolian home:
http://www.schoolbushomestead.com/Ride-Around-The-Planet/Mongolia/i-JWLkrZK/0/M/IMGP2142-M.jpg
Forum: Face plant 11-13-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,742
Posted By SeanF
Yow! Glad there was no permanent damage.

Yow! Glad there was no permanent damage.
Forum: Asia Pacific 11-09-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,578
Posted By SeanF
Yep, locals are on small standards & get around...

Yep, locals are on small standards & get around fine.
http://www.schoolbushomestead.com/Ride-Around-The-Planet/Mongolia/i-dFw8rMR/0/M/IMGP2137-M.jpg
Forum: Trip Planning 11-09-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,846
Posted By SeanF
Agree with the comment to buy a bigger bike....

Agree with the comment to buy a bigger bike. Traveling cheaply requires more bulk: tent, sleeping bags, cookware, eating utensils, soap, clothes for all weather, etc. You don't have to go for the...
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,920
Posted By SeanF
I bought a used 1000HE from a fellow inmate and...

I bought a used 1000HE from a fellow inmate and used it for my 2010-2011 RTW trip. Dropped it a few times from seat height onto pavement, plenty o' spills in Mongolia, and generally being abused...
Forum: Hacks 10-10-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By SeanF
Thanks Jay, I appreciate the intel.

Thanks Jay, I appreciate the intel.
Forum: Hacks 10-09-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 800
Posted By SeanF
Ural leading link fork OD, center-to-center distance

Hello the room!

Does anyone with a Ural with a leading link front end have these measurements? Rake angle as well, if possible. I'm basically curious to see if the LL front end is close to fitting...
Forum: Hacks 09-20-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4,976
Views: 809,735
Posted By SeanF
Not mine, no affiliation... ...

Not mine, no affiliation...
http://images.craigslist.org/00a0a_2XIfcpzPAzS_600x450.jpg
In Los Angeles Craigslist (http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sgv/mcy/4070070351.html)
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 116,260
Posted By SeanF
Right on. Ride on. :)

Right on. Ride on. :)
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 116,260
Posted By SeanF
Great stuff doog. :D

Great stuff doog. :D
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 414
Views: 116,260
Posted By SeanF
Good stuff. Enjoy Georgia.:beer:

Good stuff. Enjoy Georgia.:beer:
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 414
Views: 116,260
Posted By SeanF
Back on the road! :clap Enjoy Mongolia. If...

Back on the road! :clap Enjoy Mongolia.

If you get near Tsetserleg, there is this nice place (http://www.fairfield.mn/Fairfield_Guesthouse_Cafe_and_Bakery/Welcome.html) (Lat 47.478303, Long...
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