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Forum: Europe 11-14-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 85,923
Posted By fierstf
Army in Europe Regulation 215-6* Paragraph...

Army in Europe Regulation 215-6*
Paragraph 22.c. - Members of the U.S. Forces who intend to donate gifts or sell items to ID-cardholders that they acquired under tax-exempt conditions may do so,...
Forum: Europe 11-12-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 85,923
Posted By fierstf
I was simply offering a specific gift/beer in...

I was simply offering a specific gift/beer in exchange for someone's help. It is unfortunate, but as a women, I have to be very careful in what I say. On other sites when I was less specific and I...
Forum: Europe 11-12-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 85,923
Posted By fierstf
Thanks! I may take you up on that offer in the...

Thanks! I may take you up on that offer in the spring. I certainly wouldn't mind some more time in Berlin. If you don't mind, I would like to talk on the phone and gather other ideas for upgrades,...
Forum: Europe 11-10-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 85,923
Posted By fierstf
working on bikes

Hello,

Is there anyone, preferably in or around the Kaiserslautern area that is willing to help me do a few small mods on my bike? My first small task is to wire in a GPS, heated grips, etc into...
Forum: Vendors 11-09-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 76,155
Posted By fierstf
Need a mount for a Zumo 660

Hi, I want to buy an additional Garmin 660 mount for my second bike. I need the powered cradle and ram mount. Looks like I will be calling GPScity soon!
Forum: Americas 11-09-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 993
Views: 152,869
Posted By fierstf
FYI - Mona Lisa is still there on the corner! ...

FYI - Mona Lisa is still there on the corner! https://www.facebook.com/RistoranteMonaLisa I will look for your house the next time I go for a bike ride in the area.

Personal note:

Hey...
Forum: Americas 10-26-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 993
Views: 152,869
Posted By fierstf
two names on the title of my motorcycle

I am an American woman, and I am a bit of a nomad. I live in Germany, and I have a F800GS here. I also bought a F650GS from a friend back in Colorado. Because I have not been back in the US for...
Forum: Europe 09-29-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 85,923
Posted By fierstf
Carma, would it be possible for me to join on...

Carma, would it be possible for me to join on your weekend tour? I am near the Kaiserslautern area as well.
Forum: Europe 09-01-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 85,923
Posted By fierstf
I arrive back in Germany the morning of the 27th,...

I arrive back in Germany the morning of the 27th, so I would not be able to get away until afternoon. I am also about 2 1/2 hours away. Munchweiler Alsenz is near Kaiserslautern. If you are free...
Forum: Europe 08-31-2014, 01:15 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 85,923
Posted By fierstf
Talking Bike has arrived.

Yes, my bike is here and I have a temporary registration. My bike is not new, it is a 2010. I shipped it here from the Philippines, where I had been living. I Rama few errands around the area...
Forum: Europe 08-21-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 85,923
Posted By fierstf
Unfortunately my bike was made for the Asian...

Unfortunately my bike was made for the Asian market (I originally bought it in the Philippines) so no heated grips!
Forum: Europe 08-21-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 85,923
Posted By fierstf
also in the Kaiserslautern area

My motorcycle is due to be delivered early next week. I hope to have it registered by August 28th or 29th. I will be in town for about a week before I have to leave on a business trip. If anyone...
Forum: Europe 08-21-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 577
Posted By fierstf
also in the area

Hi,

I am an American woman currently staying in Germany (I am about 3 1/2 hours away from you). My BMW F800 GS should arrive next week, and I hope to have it registered by the 28th. I am free...
Forum: Europe 07-30-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 919
Views: 85,923
Posted By fierstf
Any women riders here in Germany?

Hi everyone,

I am an American women, currently living in Munchweiler an der Alsenz, in Rhineland Pfalz. My 2010 BMW F800GS is currently in transit to Germany and it should arrive (hopefully) by...
Forum: New Zealand 01-29-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,849
Posted By fierstf
great boot that comes in smaller sizes

I am a woman who also struggled to find quality boots in my size. Kids boots are usually cheap, uncomfortable crap that do not hold up. I lucked out and found these boots. ...
Forum: Asia Pacific 10-30-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,967
Posted By fierstf
I will be spending 3 weeks in Laos as well. I...

I will be spending 3 weeks in Laos as well. I will be there Dec 20th - Jan 10th. I have friends living in Vientiane so I will probably spend a week with them and about 2 weeks touring. I would...
Forum: Asia Pacific 10-21-2013, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 998
Posted By fierstf
If I can get 3 more people to join me, then we...

If I can get 3 more people to join me, then we can get a backup vehicle that can carry extra stuff like dive gear. I do have my own dive gear and I would prefer to dive with it since I know my...
Forum: Asia Pacific 10-20-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 998
Posted By fierstf
Any moto riders/scuba divers want to do a trip in the Philippines?

Hi everyone,

Like most of us working folks, my time and money are limited, and I have any hobbies. I love taking motorcycle vacations, but it often comes at the expense of my other hobbies such...
Forum: Asia Pacific 10-20-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,468
Posted By fierstf
Don't bother trying to buy an off road bike in...

Don't bother trying to buy an off road bike in Nepal. I lived there for a about 1 1/2 years and speaking from experience, it is not worth the effort. Follow mikenepal's advice and buy a bike in...
Forum: Vendors 09-16-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 73,944
Posted By fierstf
Smaller sizes for women as well

As a woman who wears a size 6 in men's boots, I have very few options. Women's boots are often geared for Harley riders. I can buy boy's boots but they are often cheap and uncomfortable. When I...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 30,450
Posted By fierstf
LD Comfort underwear

I have to disagree with this. I live in the Philippines and I find the LD Comfort to be amazing in hot weather. I sweat regardless when I'm on my bike. These do a good job of wicking. When I wear...
Forum: Australia 08-03-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,467
Posted By fierstf
Well I probably can't get to Australia any...

Well I probably can't get to Australia any earlier than November. I still have 3 months on my lease here and I have a lot of other personal and professional business to take care of before I can...
Forum: Australia 08-01-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,467
Posted By fierstf
Well hopefully I won't have as many spills as...

Well hopefully I won't have as many spills as your friends on my 800!

If you don't mind, i will send you a PM and get your contact info. I would be happy to meet another inmate on my journey.
...
Forum: Australia 07-28-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,467
Posted By fierstf
My ride for Oz

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/gkD3NgT5eCVu_qCYX617-t8-RFhXYgL_bVEulNlW55E=w288-h197-p-no

I am excited about riding this without the Manila traffic.
Forum: Australia 07-28-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,467
Posted By fierstf
Tradey, Thanks for the advice. I contacted...

Tradey,

Thanks for the advice. I contacted Toll marine. My only concern about shipping to Darwin is that I will probably need to spend a week or two there getting my paperwork sorted and the...
Forum: Australia 07-26-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,467
Posted By fierstf
Thanks! That thread is a great inspiration. I...

Thanks! That thread is a great inspiration. I hope to be able to take up up on your offer in just a few months!
Forum: Australia 07-25-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,467
Posted By fierstf
Do you have the contact info for someone I can...

Do you have the contact info for someone I can email for a quote? I tried calling a local office in the Manila area but they were useless.
Forum: Australia 07-24-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,467
Posted By fierstf
Actually Manila is a city of 16+ million. Most...

Actually Manila is a city of 16+ million. Most people think the real number is closer to 20 million. I made the horrible mistake of trying to take a moto trip over Easter break when every single...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,467
Posted By fierstf
Thanks everyone. The idea of a big open country...

Thanks everyone. The idea of a big open country is so appealing to me after living in Manila for the last year!! I am from Colorado in the US so I really miss mountains, deserts, and nature in...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,467
Posted By fierstf
Well like I said, I just started thinking about...

Well like I said, I just started thinking about this so I have not made any specific plans. I can check and see if any particular destination is cheaper for shipping. However, as long as the bike...
Forum: Australia 07-23-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,467
Posted By fierstf
Question Should I quit my job and run away to Oz?

Well I have been living and working in the Philippines for nearly a year now. Since I moved here I bought my dream bike and I have been getting it set up just right. I now have a 2010 BMW F800 GS...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2013, 11:08 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 27,365
Posted By fierstf
I just found this thread! Wow, what an...

I just found this thread! Wow, what an adventure. The world has been changing so much in just the last few decades. It was great to step back in time with you.
Forum: Asia 02-15-2013, 02:26 AM
Replies: 1,728
Views: 239,363
Posted By fierstf
Finally got a big bike

Well, after nearly 6 months in Manila, I finally found my bike. I just bought a used 2010 BMW F800 GS. Let me know if anyone is up for a weekend ride to explore the area.

Thanks,
Frances
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-11-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,230
Posted By fierstf
Laugh Just be happy that you are not a whopping 5'4"...

Just be happy that you are not a whopping 5'4" tall like me. Options are even more limited when you are vertically challenged.
Forum: Asia 08-10-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,728
Views: 239,363
Posted By fierstf
Just moved to Manila

Hello everyone. My move has finally happened and I just landed in Manila in time for the horrible weather. It is hard to think about riding when most of the streets are submerged.

I was lucky...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-26-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,296
Posted By fierstf
Butler Motorcycle Maps!

Buy a CO map from Butler Maps: http://www.butlermaps.com/Motorcycle-Road-Maps/

If you really want to explore CO, this map will help you pick the best and most scenic rides. I used it just a few...
Forum: Asia 05-17-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,728
Views: 239,363
Posted By fierstf
Awesome. I look forward to meeting everyone and...

Awesome. I look forward to meeting everyone and going out for my first ride in the Philippines!
Forum: Asia 05-15-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 1,728
Views: 239,363
Posted By fierstf
in Manila right now

I am an American woman who is currently visiting Manila. Is anyone planning to attend the Ducati Philippines event this weekend? I would like to go up there on Saturday if possible. Unfortunately...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-27-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,623
Posted By fierstf
I will be leaving the Denver/Boulder area on...

I will be leaving the Denver/Boulder area on Monday the 30th for a 2 week trip around CO, UT, and AZ. My first destination will be Moab. I am a woman traveling solo on my 2002 GS 650. I might also...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 13,191
Posted By fierstf
I took a similar tour in Bhutan in Oct 2011...

I took a similar tour in Bhutan in Oct 2011 (reverse direction through the country) and yes, we did drive over a suspension bridge, although there was a perfectly good vehicular bridge right next to...
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