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Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By beemer boy
First bike Honda Goldwing 1500 Next bike BMW...

First bike Honda Goldwing 1500
Next bike BMW 1150 GS Adventure
Next bike Ktm 950 Adventure
Next bike Honda 750 Africa Twin
Next bike a Chinese Qing Qi 200 CC bike
Next bike a 1983 MTX 200...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By beemer boy
Does 100 cc qualify as a thumper?

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Forum: Face plant 05-30-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 326
Views: 99,413
Posted By beemer boy
Just finished reading the whole thread .. Way...

Just finished reading the whole thread .. Way way way beyond cool !! :clap
An absolutely astounding come back, and a magic combination of hard work on your part, medical skill in the repairs, good...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8,075
Views: 2,199,053
Posted By beemer boy
200 CC antique Honda in the jungles of western...

200 CC antique Honda in the jungles of western Thailand.... The light weight is great for dragging it around in the mud.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By beemer boy
Yes it is indeed a two stroke. The expansion...

Yes it is indeed a two stroke. The expansion chamber is on the left side of the bike so does not show in the photo. It wheelies so easily I have to be careful not to loop the bike !!:evil By...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-02-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 433,788
Posted By beemer boy
MTX 200 on camping trip in the jungle of western...

MTX 200 on camping trip in the jungle of western Thailand....

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-cIJV6QdM41c/UsjdJUrFhjI/AAAAAAAAORg/PodNiaeqK6M/w1070-h802-no/IMG_1609.JPG
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 46,451
Posted By beemer boy
Congratulations, what an absolutely brilliant...

Congratulations, what an absolutely brilliant project, and done to perfection.
Cannot even imagine the thrill you will get from your first ride on it.. :clap

I was touring the Baja in 1998 on a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By beemer boy
No, parts in essence do not exist for this bike...

No, parts in essence do not exist for this bike from dealers. There is a guy here in Thailand who buys used MTX bikes from Japan, and then parts them out here.
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By beemer boy
Hahaha yeah 200cc does not sound like much...

Hahaha yeah 200cc does not sound like much compared with larger adventure bikes, but this bike is a lot of fun and seriously quick. This will be my new adventure bike for Asia. Super lightweight is a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 440
Posted By beemer boy
Honda MTX200 owners sign in !!

Just kidding, am sure I am the only one.... :-) Received this bike as a sort of basket case. It was a 1983 MTX 125 that overheated, and had a bad second gear....
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 29,246
Posted By beemer boy
It is a rapidly changing market there as China...

It is a rapidly changing market there as China keeps rolling out bigger bikes. When I was there a Jialing JH600 looked to me like a good choice for a two up bike. If you are going to China, you...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 29,246
Posted By beemer boy
Ok have finally relinked all the photos for this...

Ok have finally relinked all the photos for this ride report. Enjoy !!
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 186,556
Posted By beemer boy
Haha, yes of course there is a next...

Haha, yes of course there is a next installment..... It is here.
"Lhasa, Tibet... third time is the charm"
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=463179

I changed photo servers, so will...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-26-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 1,781
Views: 433,788
Posted By beemer boy
Camping with my pocket tour bike, a 1983 MTX 200...

Camping with my pocket tour bike, a 1983 MTX 200 along the Thai-Burmese border....

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-cIJV6QdM41c/UsjdJUrFhjI/AAAAAAAAORg/PodNiaeqK6M/w800-h600-no/IMG_1609.JPG
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 186,556
Posted By beemer boy
Ok gavo and appealmobile. I finally have some...

Ok gavo and appealmobile. I finally have some free time from my child rearing duties, and I have now relinked all the photos in the ride report.
So enjoy !!!
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,327
Posted By beemer boy
More terrific China photos, as always. The...

More terrific China photos, as always. The Chinese tourism authority should make you some sort of roving ambassador, as you have done more to show the amazing and wondrous side of China than...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By beemer boy
MTX 200 transmission help please !!! :-)

I am having trouble getting my transmission back together... :-(
The gears do not seem to mesh together properly. Odd since I really have
not changed anything, the new counter shaft is exactly...
Forum: Face plant 05-19-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 626,966
Posted By beemer boy
Hello Dale !! Greetings from Thailand, hope all...

Hello Dale !! Greetings from Thailand, hope all is well with you. Still think you are one of the classiest people I have ever seen on the net.....and the toughest... :-)
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,825
Posted By beemer boy
You are right...I have ridden the Dragon, and I...

You are right...I have ridden the Dragon, and I am going to have to give the nod to the MHS loop. Although the turns on the Dragon are banked a bit better...:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 24,961
Posted By beemer boy
Just reread this fantastic trip report. Brought...

Just reread this fantastic trip report. Brought back memories. Your experiences paralleled mine, which is the kindness and generosity of rural Chinese people is astonishing.... Regarding your...
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7,093
Views: 3,257,364
Posted By beemer boy
Ok I swear, no sniveling ..... Bring them on !! ...

Ok I swear, no sniveling ..... Bring them on !! :evil
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 19,432
Posted By beemer boy
Great report!! That runway next to Vang Vieng...

Great report!! That runway next to Vang Vieng was a Lima site. The picture of that check point into Vietnam brought back memories. I was on a Minsk with a Vietnam plate, and crossed there into...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-18-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4,137
Views: 577,842
Posted By beemer boy
Northern Laos. Do I try to follow the step...

Northern Laos. Do I try to follow the step through bike or not....:rofl

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Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,580
Posted By beemer boy
On to Italy to see the Dolomites. They are...

On to Italy to see the Dolomites. They are regarded as a very dramatic range of mountains. Here is our first look at them. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,580
Posted By beemer boy
After seeing Eagle's Nest, we then crossed the...

After seeing Eagle's Nest, we then crossed the border into Austria. I had exchanged some emails with Ali in Austria. He has a guest house named Haus Maria, in the mountains just south of Salzburg....
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,580
Posted By beemer boy
I am here !!! A lot of last minute packing, a...

I am here !!! A lot of last minute packing, a kiss goodbye to my family, then off to the Bangkok airport. I made a polite request at the check in counter for an exit row as I am 6 foot 7 inches...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,281
Posted By beemer boy
Hahaha I am not sure if you should get Dad of the...

Hahaha I am not sure if you should get Dad of the Year for showing your daughter such a wondrous area, or if you should be facing child endangerment charges.......I'm voting for Dad of the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,281
Posted By beemer boy
As always spectacular Franki photos of a stunning...

As always spectacular Franki photos of a stunning area. I loved that high altitude section between Litang and Yajiang. What happened to the road??? Are they building a new one? It seemed fine when I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,580
Posted By beemer boy
What !!!!! No fried rats on a stick in Europe ???...

What !!!!! No fried rats on a stick in Europe ??? Guess I will have to just tough it out.... However I think I will miss the unknown aspect of rural Asian roads........:rofl Here is a shot of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,173
Posted By beemer boy
Wow !!!! Thanks for the photos ... :-) I spent...

Wow !!!! Thanks for the photos ... :-) I spent years working in Emmonak. My brother and I used to routinely fly north over the Norton Sound to Nome, go crazy for the night at the Board of Trade...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,580
Posted By beemer boy
Finished Asia.....Hey about Europe ????

Well the time has come. After 12 years of riding virtually everywhere in SE Asia, it is now time to head to Europe. My friend Joe and I are headed to Germany on Aug. 11 for a 20 day Europe tour. The...
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 90,084
Posted By beemer boy
I am going to go out on a limb here and guess you...

I am going to go out on a limb here and guess you do not have the latest Touratech catalog at your house??? :rofl:rofl
I like your style, grab a bike , a bit of modification, and then head out. I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2012, 07:44 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 28,384
Posted By beemer boy
Great trip with wonderful pictures. I have toured...

Great trip with wonderful pictures. I have toured the north of Vietnam, now you make me want to tour the south.... I am an American, and everywhere I went people would ask me where I was from. I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By beemer boy
Way to go guys !!!! Loved the part of the video...

Way to go guys !!!! Loved the part of the video with the bats seemingly flowing out of that cave. :clap Note to self : Avoid renting from Nice Bikes on my next trip to Angeles City.....:deal
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,674
Posted By beemer boy
Yes it is a very limited edition....:rofl Right...

Yes it is a very limited edition....:rofl Right now four in existence. If you want to be number five, here is where the book can be found.

http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/detail/1601197
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,729
Posted By beemer boy
Ok, all the photos chronicling my rainy season ...

Ok, all the photos chronicling my rainy season punishment are now back. I changed my photo server, and had to relink them all.
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 179,466
Posted By beemer boy
That is not actually true..... :-) I have made...

That is not actually true..... :-) I have made three separate trips in China, riding by myself with no problems whatsoever. Am a bit jealous of you making it into Tibet, as I had two failed attempts...
Forum: Beasts 09-08-2011, 05:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,344
Posted By beemer boy
I am 6' 7" and 235. My KTM 950 fit me like a...

I am 6' 7" and 235. My KTM 950 fit me like a glove, think the ergos on the 990 are the same. It was almost like they built the bike for tall people. I had a GSA, and got tired of the mechanical...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,718
Posted By beemer boy
Great report!!! Thanks a lot for bringing back...

Great report!!! Thanks a lot for bringing back memories of broken spokes on my Qingqi 200 while on my China trip....... Nice trade on the CB 400. That is a popular bike in Thailand. I really love...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 17,940
Posted By beemer boy
Double damn !!! Now I am sorry I had to ride the...

Double damn !!! Now I am sorry I had to ride the Cabot Trail in pea soup fog. It looks beautiful. Sounds like you are having a great time. And of course making friends where ever you go, something...
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