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Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,204
Posted By XTWalt
Excellent reporting so far. I'm really enjoying...

Excellent reporting so far. I'm really enjoying your discovery of freedom on the road, and your courage to pursue it. There's a lot of wisdom in your words.
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,937,055
Posted By XTWalt
Thanks for sharing your background with us Lalo. ...

Thanks for sharing your background with us Lalo. I've been reading this report since the beginning and always wondered about your circumstances. It added to the "mystery" of the report, but now...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 18,012
Posted By XTWalt
OUTSTANDING! I've enjoyed your previous trips...

OUTSTANDING! I've enjoyed your previous trips and can't wait to watch this one unfold.

Ride safe Dennis.

Walt
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,937,055
Posted By XTWalt
For most of us, the proceeds from a Mercedes...

For most of us, the proceeds from a Mercedes would fund a year of travel. Not sure how much wine, Chimay and cruises it will pay for in your case.

Ride safe.
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6,678
Views: 2,014,930
Posted By XTWalt
Hi Mark. I still enjoy keeping up with your...

Hi Mark. I still enjoy keeping up with your report, as you get re-acclimated to normal life.

I'm wondering, do you miss the road? Do you ever want to pack up the bike and head back out? For...
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 1,577,551
Posted By XTWalt
That shit ain't funny Noah.

That shit ain't funny Noah.
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 31,402
Posted By XTWalt
San Cristobal

San Cristobal looks like a great town - I want to go there someday.

Great to see you back in Mexico, I'm enjoying following your excellent report and novel travel strategy.

Ride safe.
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 31,402
Posted By XTWalt
Awesome!

Let me get this straight.

Your wife:

likes riding on your motorcycle
likes riding on your motorcycle in Mexico
likes to drink beer
likes to drink Tequila
likes burgers
likes spicy...
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 1,577,551
Posted By XTWalt
Outstanding

Sweet video Noah. This just proves that it doesn't matter where you are, or what you are riding, good attitude and a sense of humor is key. I love the way you just roll with the punches and keep...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,937,055
Posted By XTWalt
"Now out of my way, i have some trails to blaze ...

"Now out of my way, i have some trails to blaze
And watch out for my roost"

You really have a way with words Lalo. I can't tell you have much I enjoy reading your daily dose of wisdom.
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,937,055
Posted By XTWalt
Ratings

Rated 4 stars? Are you kidding me? This report is easily in the top 3 that I've read here all time. But, I'll admit, that I might be scarred for life after seeing what you did to that wall in...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,937,055
Posted By XTWalt
Wtf

http://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p492/edwardbach/edwardbach126/Montenegro016_zps91992ac8.jpg

Lalo,

How and/or why did you blast the corner of that room? I mean, damn. Was that really...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 1,577,551
Posted By XTWalt
Noah, Epic report, photos and videos. The...

Noah,

Epic report, photos and videos. The look on your face just after you completed the Vitim says it all. Off the chart rider intensity.

I'm just wondering, how are you adjusting to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 1,937,055
Posted By XTWalt
Thumb Running The Bulls

There's two types of people in this world. Those who will run with the bulls, and those who will not. I guess we should have known which camp you were in.

Seriously, thanks for all the effort to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 29,802
Posted By XTWalt
Job over RTW?

Dennis,

I'm glad you came across the good job opportunity, but I hope it doesn't prevent your eventual RTW plans. I would hate to see you trapped like the rest of us inmates. Forgive me for...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 774,713
Posted By XTWalt
So that's how you learned to ride the 990 with no...

So that's how you learned to ride the 990 with no hands...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 1,577,551
Posted By XTWalt
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-mysfK9znN7k/UaW...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-mysfK9znN7k/UaW_BI6XkhI/AAAAAAAAedk/e_tm0WxTJDA/s800/DSC08736.JPG[/url]

I love the Full Moon Shot with the motocross boots on the mirrors. Engineers are so...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,307
Posted By XTWalt
Excellent Safety Scores

I have a year experience with the qwest and love it. The reason I got it is because of the excellent sharp test scores.
http://sharp.direct.gov.uk/news

5 star in every category, very impressive.
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2012, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3,518
Views: 1,577,551
Posted By XTWalt
ADVrider Community Help

Noah,

Sorry to hear the awful news. I assume you've posted a high profile message in the regional forum? I wonder if ADVrider has a mechanism to mobilize all local riders to keep an eye out for...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2,043
Views: 602,318
Posted By XTWalt
Thanks to all who have added to this informative...

Thanks to all who have added to this informative thread.

I'm trying to decide between the mesh and the stretch. Here in Roanoke, VA the summers can get hot and humid, so I can see why Wayne...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By XTWalt
Thanks for the material sample tip. Wayne...

Thanks for the material sample tip. Wayne agreed. Im most likely going with the stretch, since that would best suit my average riding temps. Mesh would be great in mid summer, but would require a...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,088
Posted By XTWalt
Motoport Gear Near Roanoke,VA ??

Are there any riders near Roanoke that have either Kevlar Mesh or Stretch Kevlar Gear that I could take a look at? I've got an order placed with Wayne, and would like to see the product first hand...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 81,174
Posted By XTWalt
Free camping at the police station. Well done!

Free camping at the police station. Well done!
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-09-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 911
Posted By XTWalt
Good question. The reason I want a route in this...

Good question. The reason I want a route in this case is because I can use the "route" features of the 60, such as estimated time of arrival % complete & etc.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-09-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 911
Posted By XTWalt
How to hide Via Points on 60CSX

I recently got a gpx track from a fellow rider, and I was trying to set it up as a route for my 60 CSX. The track goes off road, so it won't be a Follow Road Navigable route, instead a point to...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-04-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By XTWalt
Bingo Baby! OP, you are the man! Thanks a...

Bingo Baby! OP, you are the man!

Thanks a lot.
Walt
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-04-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By XTWalt
Using GoogleMaps to make a Track

Hi all,

I'm trying to plan a track on my PC, then upload it to my 60CSK for a dual sport ride. Using Google Maps Satellite imagery, I can see the road I want to explore (forest service road), but...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 774,713
Posted By XTWalt
Vin, Never mind, my 17yr old son pulled out...

Vin,

Never mind, my 17yr old son pulled out his i-Touch with a song recognition APP and found it straight away. Morcheeba, Good stuff.

Thanks for sharing and please keep 'em coming.

Walt...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 774,713
Posted By XTWalt
Vin, I'm a bit late to this RR, but find it...

Vin,

I'm a bit late to this RR, but find it awe inspiring. What an epic adventure.

Regarding the Bolivia Video you posted, I recognized the first song, but not the second and third. Whatever...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 892
Views: 190,269
Posted By XTWalt
Hoya CPL

Igor,

I'm really enjoying the RR and the pics. You mentioned you were using a Hoya CPL. Does it have a model number on it?? I've tried several and never get the same intense effect. I'm going...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 892
Views: 190,269
Posted By XTWalt
Igor, Just one more question on the...

Igor,

Just one more question on the photos', let I'll let you get back to the beef.

What is you'r system for carrying a DSLR camera, i.e. where do you keep it? Do you have some kind of...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 892
Views: 190,269
Posted By XTWalt
Polarizer Filter Advice

Igor,

I'm an avid KLR rider /photographer, so your RR has been a real Gem for me. Even though it will be years before my kids are on their own and I can take a big trip, I can take a lot of...
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