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Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 99,886
Posted By Vin
Drive Shaft

I'm enjoying "Part II" - keep it up.

Did you have to replace the entire drive shaft? Couldn't they just replace the U-joint? I looked on BikeBandit at the OEM exploded view and couldn't even...
Forum: Americas 09-22-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,717
Posted By Vin
Update

Hey Vic - how is the trip plan coming? I was seriously considering contacting you and riding along... until a customer scheduled a visit mid-October. But, I'd still like to know what your plan is...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,741
Posted By Vin
Harley

If you don't have a Harley to stain your garage floor, may as well buy an Enfield.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-12-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 983
Posted By Vin
Thanks

Thanks for posting those. Make me almost wish I had an old bike... however, my aging butt sure appreciates the modern suspension.
Forum: Americas 09-11-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 507
Posted By Vin
Superbowl

Boy, you've got nerve coming through Denver!!

Oh - and let me know if you need a place to stay. I can put a Bronco's sticker on your bike while you're not looking.

Have a good one!
Forum: Americas 09-11-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 871
Posted By Vin
Keep us posted

I'm still in the negotiations phase at work to get a chunk of time off (I call it sabbatical, they call it quiting).
When you head out be sure and keep us in mind. I'm especially intersted in the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 20,521
Posted By Vin
Fuel Strip

I just got a recall notice for the fuel strip. The range reading on my '09 GS hasn't worked for years, but the new warranty is good through 2021 (12 years from original purchase).

I'd like to...
Forum: Latin America 08-25-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 675
Posted By Vin
New Ferry or Here We Go Again

WE'VE BEEN HERE BEFORE - LET'S HOPE THIS ONE WORKS OUT.



Colombia and Panama since October will be connected through a ferryEfe | Panama | Posted on August 22, 2014

Colombia and Panama...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 13,311
Posted By Vin
Student Loan

I've paid cash for all my bikes over the years - with one exception. Growing up my parents wouldn't let me buy a motorcycle. So, as soon as I left home for college I took out a student loan and...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-13-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 219,513
Posted By Vin
Metric

Must be a metric guy where they use commas for decimal points!!
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,619
Posted By Vin
Taylor Park

I just did one night in Taylor Park and thought the tent was great. I added a Eureka ground pad. It rained pretty hard for about an hour in the evening then sprinkled all night - no leaks. My wife...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 66,116
Posted By Vin
It's been a hoot riding along. I've really...

It's been a hoot riding along. I've really enjoyed the pictures and the stories. I can't believe you're just shooting with an iPhone. The skies are so blue and colors so vivid in your shots. Are...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,619
Posted By Vin
Me, too.

I just bought the same tent this evening. I've been looking for a 3P tent with just one vestibule (most have two, but not what I want for going solo). Everything I've seen has been in the $300...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-23-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 7,197
Views: 2,413,018
Posted By Vin
Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to court...

Gotta find some way to fund the city.
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 66,116
Posted By Vin
Ed

Had dinner with Ed last night at a little hole-in-the-wall Mexican place. Swapped stories, travels and plans. Thanks for making the connection and inspring us both.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-19-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 55,597
Posted By Vin
Thanks for the memories

I enjoyed reading your thread. Brought back a lot of good memories of my '76 XT500. A little deja vu on the motor rebuild pictures and Kanegae's bike here at the end.
Keep wrenchin' and racin'.
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,998
Posted By Vin
Samsonite

I've used Pelican cases for various things and they are tough as nails. But the appearance just isn't right. It looks like someone duct taped a set of Samsonites to the bike.
Forum: Latin America 06-18-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 528
Posted By Vin
Maybe... maybe not.

www.compassexpeditions.com...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 142,984
Posted By Vin
Climbing Video

Is "don't shit where you eat" at all related to "don't piss where you step out of the van"? (In reference to the Arcteryx video)
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 66,116
Posted By Vin
Compass Expeditions

More details...
BMW F7 - that's a cage! Still, would be fun.
What part would I have to pay for - what would Compass cover? Also, what's the timeline? Do you have good contact info?
Definitely...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-30-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,188
Posted By Vin
More Info

What bike? Carb or EFI?
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 388
Views: 66,116
Posted By Vin
Keep on

David - really enjoying the RR. I managed to connect with Ed; thanks for the help. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
So you've hit the 6 month...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-23-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 876
Posted By Vin
Now I know home project I'll be doing for...

Now I know home project I'll be doing for Memorial Day!
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,317
Posted By Vin
Have you tried JB Weld?

Have you tried JB Weld?
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 711
Views: 142,984
Posted By Vin
OK - GPS coordinates noted and added to my wish...

OK - GPS coordinates noted and added to my wish list.
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 20,119
Posted By Vin
You replaced my battery when it failed - many...

You replaced my battery when it failed - many thanks. Is there a way they can be replaced for a fee after warrantee? Or will you sell me the part?
Very happy with my pair of SMH5s.
Forum: Canada 05-08-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,437
Posted By Vin
Go

Go
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-07-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,923
Posted By Vin
It's only a matter of time until they start...

It's only a matter of time until they start facing the same closures we're fighting.
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 711
Views: 142,984
Posted By Vin
My developing plan is ship to Chile and ride...

My developing plan is ship to Chile and ride north with these reasons:
1) 6 month time limit - leisurely enjoy SA then high tail it across CA where I can return at a later date.
2) Less traffic...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,417
Posted By Vin
Is Pritchett Canyon next?

Is Pritchett Canyon next?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5,516
Views: 300,248
Posted By Vin
40 miles, huh? I'm gonna guess Lavender Canyon.

40 miles, huh? I'm gonna guess Lavender Canyon.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-30-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5,516
Views: 300,248
Posted By Vin
Kane Creek

Kane Creek
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5,516
Views: 300,248
Posted By Vin
New Player

Steelbender?
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 20,970
Posted By Vin
r1200

Please tell me this is not an issue on the '09 1200. I've had my fuel gage, final drive and rear shock fail - and don't care to have another issue lurking.
Forum: Latin America 04-14-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,849
Posted By Vin
Head's in Mexico

Bike is in the garage.
Butt is in an office.
Heart and head are in Mexico.
Close enough for this post?
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2,966
Views: 280,184
Posted By Vin
Two-up and only that much luggage? Where's their...

Two-up and only that much luggage? Where's their rider report so I can find out how they did that?
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2,966
Views: 280,184
Posted By Vin
Seat Options

Still catching up and loving the ride. There's a ton of great info regarding weather, costs and logistics. Thanks so much for taking the time to post everything.
On the seat topic - I once heard...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2,966
Views: 280,184
Posted By Vin
Do you still have those files? Are they...

Do you still have those files? Are they something you can share? Resources like that can be very valuable.
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2,966
Views: 280,184
Posted By Vin
One hell of an ADA access ramp!

One hell of an ADA access ramp!
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2,966
Views: 280,184
Posted By Vin
Gps

Some people love their Zumi's, but a hundred dollar Nuvi has done me well for tens of thousands of miles. And if it's stolen, lost, broken I carry my old one as a spare.

Enjoying the thread. ...
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