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Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 354
Views: 28,437
I'd agree with Solarbronco... but I would want a...

I'd agree with Solarbronco... but I would want a center stand to help with chain maintenance out in the boonies...

NFE
Forum: Americas 09-18-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 358
You might cross post in Tejas... NFE

You might cross post in Tejas...

NFE
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-17-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 273
Thousands of miles of caliche oilfield roads......

Thousands of miles of caliche oilfield roads... nothing but misery...

NFE
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,513
... the mythical WR450R... NFE

... the mythical WR450R...

NFE
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,472
You might consider the Madstad bracket.... ...

You might consider the Madstad bracket.... http://www.madstad.com/s.nl/sc.7/category.5132/.f

No affiliation... but I am a well satisfied customer...

Works well on my 2006 Wee.

NFE
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,472
My Triumph dealership is run by knuckleheads......

My Triumph dealership is run by knuckleheads... and not a Harley in sight...

If I can't fix my Wee, several local wrenches can solve the problem.

When the time comes, I'll replace the Wee with...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-08-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
Pinto Canyon Road is a good...

Pinto Canyon Road is a good suggestion...http://goo.gl/maps/oLQcf

Where are you starting from?

NFE
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-08-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 339
I'd consider this route: ...

I'd consider this route: http://goo.gl/maps/1rDxp

Minimizes slab time... maximizes good routes and takes you to the state park, as well.

With enough time, I'd add in Camp Wood to Leakey to...
Forum: Americas 09-06-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,604
This would be a good ride... ...

This would be a good ride... http://goo.gl/maps/iLsvw

NFE
Forum: Americas 09-06-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,604
Probably won't get wet... Comfortable...

Probably won't get wet...

Comfortable days... up to 60-65...

Cold nights... down to 25-30...

Great time to visit...

NFE
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,078
Ammannsville, TX Most of the rural churches...

Ammannsville, TX

Most of the rural churches in this part of the state were built on hills.

Got it rollin' then dumped the clutch in 2nd gear. Fired up, and rode to the store for a new battery....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,355
I emailed this video to my two riding buds.... we...

I emailed this video to my two riding buds.... we went to jump school together in 1973 when we were all 19 and bulletproof...

What is the context?

I don't know other than live life to the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,355
... for us older guys......

... for us older guys... http://www.wimp.com/oldfriend/

NFE
Forum: Americas 09-04-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 984
I forgot to attach the map...:bluduh ...

I forgot to attach the map...:bluduh

http://goo.gl/maps/Or16c

Altered it a bit to come in at less than 3,000 miles.

NFE
Forum: Americas 09-01-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 984
Here's a route that includes 3,016 miles of...

Here's a route that includes 3,016 miles of secondary roads...

I've ridden about half of it... would like to do the entire route.

Includes points from the Civil War, Civil Rights, Modern South,...
Forum: Americas 09-01-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 984
Consider riding the Natchez Trace... From TN...

Consider riding the Natchez Trace...

From TN to MS, exit every 50 to 100 miles, set up camera, record what happens. You'll find a fascinating array of people from the Walking Horse Country to the...
Forum: Americas 09-01-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 317
Day 1: Pittsburg to Bardstown,...

Day 1: Pittsburg to Bardstown, KY...http://goo.gl/maps/INA1j

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bardstown_Historic_District

Day 2: Bardstown, KY to Corinth, MS... http://goo.gl/maps/fohdD
...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 38,023
I'm in my third year using Ortlieb saddlebags on...

I'm in my third year using Ortlieb saddlebags on both a Wee and a Bonny SE. Both bikes have racks to prevent problems with exhaust, scratching, etc.

Have travelled through Colorado monsoon season...
Forum: Americas 08-28-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
I stumbled through Branson last year cause my old...

I stumbled through Branson last year cause my old riding buddy wanted to eat at "The Cracker Barrell"... it was on the north side of town so we had to ride through "The Strip".

I would never have...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-28-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,538
I just returned from a 3,300 mile trip over 9...

I just returned from a 3,300 mile trip over 9 days... TX, NM & CO.

I lubed/checked the chain at the end of each day while it was still warm.

Took about 5-10 minutes to service the chain and...
Forum: Americas 08-28-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Here's a three day ride... Day 1: San...

Here's a three day ride...

Day 1: San Antonio to Mena, AR. http://goo.gl/maps/0nUUk

Day 2: Mena to Chillicothe, MO. http://goo.gl/maps/bU53c Revised: http://goo.gl/maps/1aHLX

Day 3: ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-24-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,377
... and think of the storms that have blasted...

... and think of the storms that have blasted that area since 2003...

Rita, Ike and several smaller ones...

NFE
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-24-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,377
Sorry, Martini... I don't use GPS and don't...

Sorry, Martini... I don't use GPS and don't frequent Starbucks...

Been using paper maps since the '60's... roadmaps, sectionals, topos...

To the OP, here is a link that might make for...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-23-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,377
Looks like this is the suggested route: ...

Looks like this is the suggested route: http://goo.gl/maps/sweSh

NFE
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,845
WR450R may be the solution... NFE

WR450R may be the solution...

NFE
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,026
Bonnevilles have an odd combination of front and...

Bonnevilles have an odd combination of front and rear sizes. I'm running a RoadAttack on front and a TrailAttack on back to get correct OEM sizes.

Have had no problems...

NFE
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-28-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,641
This: http://goo.gl/maps/2CaiK NFE

This: http://goo.gl/maps/2CaiK

NFE
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,014
You're doin' a good job of scouting out the route...

You're doin' a good job of scouting out the route I hope to follow next summer.

As always, thanks for excellent photos and commentary.

NFE
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 36,369
Wee... NFE

Wee...

NFE
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 23,732
Enjoying your ride... did most of the same route...

Enjoying your ride... did most of the same route across S. MO. last fall.

After the "purple mountains majesty" of CO., and the "amber waves of grain" of the Mid-Western harvest, I felt like I had...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,229
I've experienced a similar phenomenon when...

I've experienced a similar phenomenon when passing a car on a lonely two-lane road here in Texas at just about sundown. I was headed into a setting sun and noticed approaching headlights, far ahead....
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,588
Although I don't own an 800XC (I ride a Bonnie...

Although I don't own an 800XC (I ride a Bonnie and a Wee...), and I'm a poor excuse for a wrench, this is the kind of thread that makes me appreciate ADV...

A guy brings a problem to the table,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,982
When I started flying, that's the first thing the...

When I started flying, that's the first thing the wife did... now, the ex-wife.

NFE
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-08-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
I've also enjoyed this route: ...

I've also enjoyed this route: http://goo.gl/maps/cMA1h

NFE
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-08-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Here's the route I've used in several trips to...

Here's the route I've used in several trips to Big Bend: http://goo.gl/maps/ljOMq

Be sure to top off on the west side of Del Rio... for some bikes, it can be a stretch to get to Sanderson. ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,824
I try to get to Big Bend once each year... Early...

I try to get to Big Bend once each year... Early spring is a great time as just after a rain the wild flowers are unbelievable. Once May arrives, heat burns every growing thing into a dormant...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,581
60 MPH = 88 fps. Three second text = 264...

60 MPH = 88 fps.

Three second text = 264 feet traveled without driver input.

Braking distance 140 feet = Total distance traveled, 404 feet, well more than a football field's length.

NFE
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
I use a magnetic Cortech on my older Wee with...

I use a magnetic Cortech on my older Wee with good results...

NFE
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,264
Looks like the adventure part has begun... ...

Looks like the adventure part has begun...

I'm in.

NFE
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,076
Last August, after coming off of the Million...

Last August, after coming off of the Million Dollar Highway in monsoonal conditions, I continued on this route to Cortez and County Road G to Bluff, UT.

From Taos to Bluff is about 300 miles of...
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