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Forum: Vendors Today, 09:19 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 93,912
Posted By Dorito
We just got back from a week long ride in Ecuador...

We just got back from a week long ride in Ecuador via Freedom bike rentals.

The rental package included both the astride hemisphere tank bag and the saddlebags. Loved the tank bag, and no...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8,952
Views: 1,256,279
Posted By Dorito
No regrets about Freedom Bike rental. Court is a...

No regrets about Freedom Bike rental. Court is a US expat, he's able to highly customize your experience. Ecuador is a short flight, 4 hrs from Houston or Miami, politically stable (no issues with...
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 04:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 360
Posted By Dorito
Front cross bolt specs M8 x 110mm bolt . ...

Front cross bolt specs M8 x 110mm bolt

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McMaster p/n. These are round, not hexagonal, if that matters to you.

Natural Rubber Vibration Damping Sandwich Mnt M8 X 1.25 Thrd, Cylindrical,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8,952
Views: 1,256,279
Posted By Dorito
Some Pics

Just got back from renting a DR200 in Ecuador. What a hoot that bike was, despite the high altitude! Here's a few of the DR200 pics from the ride report ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-19-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,077
Posted By Dorito
Oh yeah.. Back for more:)

Oh yeah.. Back for more:)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-18-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
That is the dealiio of the century...$23 per...

That is the dealiio of the century...$23 per crash. Heck, you can't even fill your K bike up with petrol for that price.




No. Blaster and I returned the bikes on Sat, and by the time I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-17-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
Game on! ...

Game on!

http://www.bobsbmw.com/20141013-polar-bear-challenge-2014-2015/
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,543
Posted By Dorito
Marty--We had so much extra time at the Aeroport,...

Marty--We had so much extra time at the Aeroport, decided to go sticker shopping. Low and behold look what we found (and subsequently modified:evil) for you!
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-16-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
Somehow I think this is a Trojan horse ploy. ...

Somehow I think this is a Trojan horse ploy. Nope, still going to take those extra days any way I can :evil





Now those eyeballs are fixed, we are going to have to require you to ride with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-08-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,115
Posted By Dorito
Absolutely do the ride report! :clap Pics are...

Absolutely do the ride report! :clap Pics are fun, but words will always capture the moment.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-08-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
All your eggs in one basket

They always say start with the end in mind. There are many reasons to start the addiction with doing Ride Reports. While my motivations for doing them has ebbed and flowed over the years, I've...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
OOO, maybe the "trophy" should go to the person...

OOO, maybe the "trophy" should go to the person in reverse order of standings? So the lowest ranked person would have to prominently display it until someone else gets knighted? Everyone would be...
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,543
Posted By Dorito
OOH, I loved last month's article from "Journal...

OOH, I loved last month's article from "Journal of Molecular Biology". Is that the same JMB?

Marty, my purpose on this trip is to fill up that 32GB memory card. It might take us 3 days to finish...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
OOH, I have just the treat for the grand prize. ...

OOH, I have just the treat for the grand prize.

http://www.knickknacks.com/wp-content/uploads/CC-CG0127.jpg

I think it might marvel the TTRU in 'elegance'
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
Ride Challenge 2015

So, I've had a lot of fun on the ride challenge this year. In fact more than I thought I would! As we are 6 weeks out from the end, I'd like to start getting some ideas on the board for the 2015...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 5,177
Views: 203,964
Posted By Dorito
Friday Up!

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/YoB8t0B4jx4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-06-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
The ulimate RTE tour! Oldest Resturants in...

The ulimate RTE tour!

Oldest Resturants in Each State (https://www.yahoo.com/food/the-oldest-restaurant-in-every-state-101868430026.html)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
I don't know why you are on this tangent today....

I don't know why you are on this tangent today. Read your posts for content. You probably owe that guy in the mirror a few moments to reflect on your behavior.



So your one (1 each) nice...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
Here's a hint: If those you are "poking fun at"...

Here's a hint: If those you are "poking fun at" aren't participating, or always at their expense it makes YOU (AKA JAX) an ass.



You are probably one of the most negative nellies on ADV that I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
Let's call a spade a spade...shall we?

Seriously Jax?! I have neither the inclination nor the motivation to go ferret out all of your negative ramblings about Blaster, our thread and the things we do. Maybe you need to do some soul...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-04-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
Gee, that ignore function is getting a real work...

Gee, that ignore function is getting a real work out tonight. Now if others can figure out how to unsubscribe to a thread they purportedly loathe, we'll be cooking then.

In other news, BMW...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-04-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
Here's the map ...

Here's the map
http://blaster11.smugmug.com/Other/Day-Tripping-Plans/i-9dcr5c4/0/L/BattleyCycleRide_Page_1-L.jpg

And the GPX...
Forum: Americas 11-03-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,070
Posted By Dorito
My vote is South Carolina or Georgia. However...

My vote is South Carolina or Georgia. However the south is also paralyzed by winter ice storms, so it's anybody game.

FWIW, usually Maryland weather is rideable in December with heated gear,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-03-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
T + 3

Things to wanderlust about doing..

Sat Nov 8-16 Ecuador - Freedom Bike Rentals
Sat Nov 14-15 BMW of Manhattan/PineBarren Dual Sport - Hammonton, NJ

Got an idea? Post it up!
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-02-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
Last summer at BMW MOA rally, Keith met a fellow...

Last summer at BMW MOA rally, Keith met a fellow and chatted a bit about Copper Canyon, Mexico. The Dual Sport option rides out in Feb/Mar, while the road option is in the Fall. I doubt that Feb...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-01-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
Calendar flippin' time. This pic is truly...

Calendar flippin' time.

This pic is truly iconic!

http://blaster11.smugmug.com/Other/CalendarDraft2014/i-pK5jqDb/0/L/12-L.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-31-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 101,413
Posted By Dorito
If there is one thing I have learned from...

If there is one thing I have learned from Ride-to-Eats
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-31-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
The body is not even cold from this year's...

The body is not even cold from this year's riding, and already well into CY2015 :clap

Here's another put on the table.


Horizons Unlimited 1st Virginia Travellers Meeting -...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-31-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 13,784
Posted By Dorito
F650 Twin

Surely you speak in jest--the internet is full of people always complaining instead of riding? :D 66K miles here one stator, one light switch, one set of head bearings, one throttle cable and lots...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-30-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
Random Ride Idea

One down, 9 to go..

. These 10 towns with 100 residents or fewer are the smallest ones in America. ...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 10-29-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,038
Posted By Dorito
It would have been a more fair statement to...

It would have been a more fair statement to indicate I was remiss in documenting the gate. According the USFS Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM)...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-29-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
Next time you need to pick that one knee up...

Next time you need to pick that one knee up higher. Otherwise, your next career as a show-jumper may be limited :norton
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-28-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
Sep ...

Sep

http://blaster11.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/SoMDADV/Cal15/i-Frczz8c/0/L/9-sep-L.jpg

Oct

http://blaster11.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/SoMDADV/Cal15/i-HMzL7pg/0/L/10-oct-L.jpg

Nov
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-28-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
May ...

May

http://blaster11.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/SoMDADV/Cal15/i-kjxPHQB/0/L/5-may-L.jpg

Jun

http://blaster11.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/SoMDADV/Cal15/i-4mDMKj9/0/L/6-jun-L.jpg

Jul
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-28-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
Cal 2015 First Draft

I was uber concerned that the photo stack would be paltry this year. I was pleasantly surprised to say the least. Anyhow, not the final version but here's a 90% cut

Cover...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-28-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 2,670
Views: 101,413
Posted By Dorito
Where is this pic? Be nice if all those people...

Where is this pic? Be nice if all those people didn't muck up the background. Where's my stampy tool :D



+1



Count you in for the 2015 Ride Challenge then?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-27-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
Jax, it's good to see you having your period. At...

Jax, it's good to see you having your period. At your age, take whatever the fertility gods bless you with.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-27-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5,177
Views: 203,964
Posted By Dorito
Nice win indeed! PS Do you use those...

Nice win indeed!

PS Do you use those whiskers for balance like a cat does? :wink:
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-27-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
Cheers to an era gone by

People have always been graphical interpreters. Anyhow, I thought this uber cool. Basically, put the words to this thread and analyze it. The words that occur most frequently appear the biggest...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-27-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 11,225
Views: 422,145
Posted By Dorito
T+3

Things to wanderlust about doing..

Sat Nov 1-2 Hammer Dual Sport Run - Port Elizabeth, NJ
Sun Nov 2 Bikes and Breakfast - Main Street, Clifton, VA
Sat Nov 8-16 Ecuador - Freedom Bike Rentals...
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