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Forum: Americas 03-10-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 961
Posted By kevrider
here's another question regarding the Cali part...

here's another question regarding the Cali part of the route.... i'll be coming off the night shift when i start this trip. so i can begin by one of two ways... option one is to get off work...
Forum: Americas 02-14-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 961
Posted By kevrider
all, thanks for the help. 'preciate the border...

all, thanks for the help. 'preciate the border and insurance info, that simplifies my planning.

as for mode of travel... i'll save my cannonballing for the commute. i really don't need to pound...
Forum: Americas 02-10-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 961
Posted By kevrider
baja mission questions

hey, i'm beginning to plan an escape to Baja for the first week for April. i have a few questions that you guys can probably help answer. i'll be going thru the MKJ thread as well, but i'm...
Forum: Racing 04-12-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 955
Posted By kevrider
MotoGP => Texas

in 2013: http://superbikeplanet.com/2011/Apr/110412austin.htm (http://superbikeplanet.com/2011/Apr/110412austin.htm)
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-20-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By kevrider
good stuff, thanks guys.

good stuff, thanks guys.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-18-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By kevrider
got it, thanks!...

got it, thanks! (http://www.cmausa.org/iron-mountain/)
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-18-2011, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By kevrider
you don't think it'll be good by mid/late april?

you don't think it'll be good by mid/late april?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-18-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By kevrider
sorry gents, let me clarify. we'll ride to...

sorry gents, let me clarify. we'll ride to Buffalo River and stay there for a couple or three days, canoeing on one of those days. the other days may be spent hiking, caving and/or on the bikes. ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-18-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 971
Posted By kevrider
Buffalo River // Arkansas

can anyone make some recommendations for paddling and camping in the National Park? i'm game for sleeping in my tent, though if i stay longer than 2 nights, i'd need to spring for one of those...
Forum: Racing 12-31-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 23,631
Posted By kevrider
maybe this has been posted, but if not... fyi,...

maybe this has been posted, but if not... fyi, the Dakar Rally has its own youtube channel:

http://www.youtube.com/dakar
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By kevrider
note to self: never buy the first year of a new...

note to self: never buy the first year of a new model.

sorry you guys have had this drama.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2010, 09:37 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,131
Posted By kevrider
this is what i was thinking as i read the...

this is what i was thinking as i read the original post.

but there is some truth in Avocets post... for some of us. a psychologist/rider writing for Motorcycle Consumer News explored this topic...
Forum: Americas 02-06-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 484
Posted By kevrider
choices... any bike will do. if you can handle a...

choices... any bike will do. if you can handle a gravel road on the Wing, enjoy yourself. the DL is not exactly a dirtbike, i doubt it does much better.

1) N.E. = New England? seems out of...
Forum: Americas 01-17-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By kevrider
transam trail?...

transam trail? (http://www.transamtrail.com/about/)
Forum: Beasts 01-09-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6,315
Views: 1,353,811
Posted By kevrider
indeed, i guess i'm on the team now. ...

indeed, i guess i'm on the team now.

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_VU9DKtCw7oM/S0e1EMpix4I/AAAAAAAAB2U/mlQAxl51YC4/s640/trade%2002.JPG

i know what this bike rally needs.... miles!
Forum: Americas 12-23-2009, 12:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,917
Posted By kevrider
if i were doing the trip you describe (i have,...

if i were doing the trip you describe (i have, only different) a wee-strom would be at the top of the bike list. you say dirt is not a priority and you'll do lots of miles, so why not bias towards...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,556
Posted By kevrider
would these wheels be tubed or tubeless? just...

would these wheels be tubed or tubeless? just curious.
Forum: Racing 04-21-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,459
Posted By kevrider
looks like i'm on the banned list. would someone...

looks like i'm on the banned list. would someone be willing to send me an invitation code? fwiw, i used to keep a positive GB ratio, but it went out the window while i was deployed to the desert. ...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2008, 01:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,753
Posted By kevrider
i'll just echo these other guys, HawkGTs are...

i'll just echo these other guys, HawkGTs are sweet bikes. if it's your first bike, i think you're making a smart choice; my Hawk was my first bike in '94. i have since bought/sold two Transalps (also...
Forum: New Zealand 09-04-2008, 01:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,024
Posted By kevrider
tramping NZ

Lucky me, next jan/feb I’ll have the opportunity to spend a week or two goofing off in New Zealand. :clap my primary goal is to do some trekking. I’d like to hike around Stewart Island and I’m...
Forum: Beasts 07-07-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,695
Posted By kevrider
yeah, it's a good deal if you're stationed in...

yeah, it's a good deal if you're stationed in Europe, but i'm not on The Continent. looks like they underestimated how much interest there would be from the majority of US forces, most of whom are...
Forum: Beasts 07-06-2008, 09:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,695
Posted By kevrider
BMW Military sales program

Has anyone taken advantage of this program? (http://www.bavarianmotorcars.de/home/home.html) Evidently it's a brand new program, rolled out in March of this year. sounds like to the H-D/Buell deal...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2008, 05:17 AM
Replies: 3,718
Views: 1,142,077
Posted By kevrider
yes, i got a reply to my letter last month. the...

yes, i got a reply to my letter last month. the top of the reply looked like form letter drivel and made me wonder if anyone even read what i typed. but the last para indicated that they got the...
Forum: Beasts 05-24-2008, 04:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,864
Posted By kevrider
pretty cool stuff. before i sold it, i had a...

pretty cool stuff. before i sold it, i had a similar idea for my Transalp. but instead of a zebra, i was thinking Holstein. :D
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-04-2008, 05:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 7,349
Posted By kevrider
- i agree that "Midsouth" is a more accurate...

- i agree that "Midsouth" is a more accurate description.

- LA and MS are better called "Delta states" -- "Gulf states" includes Texas and goes all the way to Florida.

- if you split Texas in...
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By kevrider
phone number and address, copied from another...

phone number and address, copied from another forum:


guess i'll call them again. :thumb
Forum: Beasts 04-02-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 41,004
Posted By kevrider
that's probably accurate. i spent quite a bit of...

that's probably accurate. i spent quite a bit of time sitting on and admiing the bike at the cycle world show, it's a good looking machine and the riding position seemed perfect to me; very...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2008, 03:18 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 27,227
Posted By kevrider
i'm not a mechanic, so maybe i'm unclear on the...

i'm not a mechanic, so maybe i'm unclear on the construction of an FCR carb. if so, feel free to show me where i'm going astray. i've been wrong before.... :wink:

there's no restriction in the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2008, 07:27 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 23,851
Posted By kevrider
boy, ain't that the truth! :nod

boy, ain't that the truth! :nod
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 23,851
Posted By kevrider
why not start with the trials kit...

why not start with the trials kit (http://www.enfieldmotorcycles.com/custom_trials.html)?

http://www.enfieldmotorcycles.com/images/custom_pics/trials.jpg

[/LIST]not sure how much is compatible...
Forum: Americas 03-27-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,087
Posted By kevrider
i think Death Valley in June is a bad idea. if...

i think Death Valley in June is a bad idea. if you're on a rental bike, it's probably prohibited. consider Sequoia and Kings Canyon instead. be sure to get a Parks Pass.
Forum: Americas 03-27-2008, 07:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 836
Posted By kevrider
as i understand it, it's procedure for them to...

as i understand it, it's procedure for them to let Yanquis in/out without stamping the passport. they know the story.
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2008, 05:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By kevrider
curiosity bump.

curiosity bump.
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 464
Posted By kevrider
international cell phone service

i've been doing a little research on cell phones for international use. my scenario will involve spending a lot of time in Iraq and possibly a little time in New Zealand, Qatar, Kuwait and/or...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,793
Posted By kevrider
nice to get a bit of info about the XT, thanks...

nice to get a bit of info about the XT, thanks for posting.
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 920
Views: 173,072
Posted By kevrider
thanks for the post DFG. i like this new KLR as...

thanks for the post DFG. i like this new KLR as an eventual replacement for my Transalp, but this is a subject i have been wondering about... the "known KLR thingies." i was hip to the doo, but...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-19-2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,526
Posted By kevrider
Teeds' suggestion is perfect. maybe the shuttle...

Teeds' suggestion is perfect. maybe the shuttle company will help you out. it they are located close to one end of the trail, maybe you can try to finish at that end and let them pick you up and...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-19-2008, 08:16 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,434
Posted By kevrider
sorry, i didn't read the whole thread, just...

sorry, i didn't read the whole thread, just posting what worked for me....

while trip planning, i took an adult education class at a local school, just a few weeks long and obviously not focused...
Forum: Americas 03-19-2008, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
Posted By kevrider
+1. :nod what's the point of this trip? you...

+1. :nod what's the point of this trip? you might get more useful advice if you tell what you're after. are you just trying to hit 10 in 10? it's hard to imagine doing that and riding "dirt...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2008, 06:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,162
Posted By kevrider
+1 :nod

+1 :nod
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