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Forum: Trip Planning 06-26-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 15,849
Posted By SeanF
I had 14 years in at the same company, 25 paid...

I had 14 years in at the same company, 25 paid annual vacation days, OK salary, profit sharing, the whole 9.

Chucked it (at 38 years old) for a RTW ride and have zero regrets.

Now I'm back in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,998
Posted By SeanF
2 cents: If there's a student that seems to be...

2 cents: If there's a student that seems to be having a specific problem (usually clutch/throttle coordination, or general friction zone management), and is blaming the bike, I'll use that bike to...
Forum: Europe 06-18-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 785
Posted By SeanF
I was able to clean & fix a leaky vstrom fork...

I was able to clean & fix a leaky vstrom fork seal using a thin piece of plastic cut from packaging. Cut it so there is a hook shape on the end to capture the dirt as you slide the plastic around &...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,033
Posted By SeanF
I find RiderCoaching to be challenging and quite...

I find RiderCoaching to be challenging and quite a bit of fun. Look into your local program and talk to some current coaches, and ask to shadow a course or two to see how it works.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,033
Posted By SeanF
You could dress up like a motor cop and escort...

You could dress up like a motor cop and escort funerals (http://tucson.craigslist.org/lab/4514733074.html):

http://images.craigslist.org/00X0X_hKm2j8qINsd_600x450.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 99,062
Views: 18,906,060
Posted By SeanF
With my 1st gen Acerbis tank (on an '08 DR), I've...

With my 1st gen Acerbis tank (on an '08 DR), I've run into this problem at around 300 miles. Fortunately the fuel filler cap has a simple, visible vent hole. I covered it with my left thumb while...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 29,815
Posted By SeanF
Confirmed....US citizens get a visa on arrival. ...

Confirmed....US citizens get a visa on arrival.

Subscribed! :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-26-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,977
Posted By SeanF
Really enjoyed this :clap

Really enjoyed this :clap
Forum: Trip Planning 05-13-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 644
Posted By SeanF
MedJet Assist offering discounts for Motorcycle Safety Awareness month

I know lots of people like MedJet Assist for their overseas/wilderness travel needs. They are offering (slight) discounts for Motorcycle Awareness Month.

Cycleworld link...
Forum: Latin America 05-12-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 85,417
Posted By SeanF
It's a long shot...but I'm occasionally going...

It's a long shot...but I'm occasionally going through the Mexican Craigslist (and other Mexican auto- and bike-selling sites) looking for a green (or "custom painted") KLR. I noticed in a photo...
Forum: Hacks 04-26-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,131
Posted By SeanF
I'm in the process of hanging a Ural car on my...

I'm in the process of hanging a Ural car on my Guzzi so my girlfriend can ride with me. She has an inherited, progressive neurological condition that makes riding pillion impossible. Like your...
Forum: Hacks 04-18-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3,484
Views: 592,618
Posted By SeanF
Sidecar in PHX

Sidecar in PHX.

Righteous ad (http://phoenix.craigslist.org/wvl/mcy/4428132439.html)

http://images.craigslist.org/00C0C_eJ4GN4zeasY_600x450.jpg

Not mine, no relation, but any ad as...
Forum: Latin America 03-22-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 85,417
Posted By SeanF
Hoping for some good news on this.

Hoping for some good news on this.
Forum: Asia Pacific 03-13-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 666
Posted By SeanF
Hi, I was in Russia in Aug-Sep of 2010,...

Hi,

I was in Russia in Aug-Sep of 2010, entering at the port of Vladivstok, exiting to enter Mongolia south of Ulan-Ude; re-entering Russia briefly in the Altai region before exiting to...
Forum: Face plant 02-05-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,393
Posted By SeanF
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 920
Posted By SeanF
Hi, I think you'll have better luck breaking...

Hi,

I think you'll have better luck breaking it up into two sections:

1. Anchorage to Vancouver or Seattle
2. Vancouver/Seattle to Vladivostok.

Have a look around here...
Forum: 2 smokers 01-25-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,117
Posted By SeanF
. :lurk

. :lurk
Forum: Hacks 12-04-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3,484
Views: 592,618
Posted By SeanF
Fixed link....

Fixed link. (http://tucson.craigslist.org/mcy/4223647565.html)
Forum: Asia Pacific 11-14-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,798
Posted By SeanF
Traditional nomadic Mongolian home: ...

Traditional nomadic Mongolian home:
http://www.schoolbushomestead.com/Ride-Around-The-Planet/Mongolia/i-JWLkrZK/0/M/IMGP2142-M.jpg
Forum: Face plant 11-13-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,190
Posted By SeanF
Yow! Glad there was no permanent damage.

Yow! Glad there was no permanent damage.
Forum: Asia Pacific 11-09-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,798
Posted By SeanF
Yep, locals are on small standards & get around...

Yep, locals are on small standards & get around fine.
http://www.schoolbushomestead.com/Ride-Around-The-Planet/Mongolia/i-dFw8rMR/0/M/IMGP2137-M.jpg
Forum: Trip Planning 11-09-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,896
Posted By SeanF
Agree with the comment to buy a bigger bike....

Agree with the comment to buy a bigger bike. Traveling cheaply requires more bulk: tent, sleeping bags, cookware, eating utensils, soap, clothes for all weather, etc. You don't have to go for the...
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,365
Posted By SeanF
I bought a used 1000HE from a fellow inmate and...

I bought a used 1000HE from a fellow inmate and used it for my 2010-2011 RTW trip. Dropped it a few times from seat height onto pavement, plenty o' spills in Mongolia, and generally being abused...
Forum: Hacks 10-10-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By SeanF
Thanks Jay, I appreciate the intel.

Thanks Jay, I appreciate the intel.
Forum: Hacks 10-09-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 650
Posted By SeanF
Ural leading link fork OD, center-to-center distance

Hello the room!

Does anyone with a Ural with a leading link front end have these measurements? Rake angle as well, if possible. I'm basically curious to see if the LL front end is close to fitting...
Forum: Hacks 09-20-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3,484
Views: 592,618
Posted By SeanF
Not mine, no affiliation... ...

Not mine, no affiliation...
http://images.craigslist.org/00a0a_2XIfcpzPAzS_600x450.jpg
In Los Angeles Craigslist (http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sgv/mcy/4070070351.html)
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 108,500
Posted By SeanF
Right on. Ride on. :)

Right on. Ride on. :)
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 108,500
Posted By SeanF
Great stuff doog. :D

Great stuff doog. :D
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 108,500
Posted By SeanF
Good stuff. Enjoy Georgia.:beer:

Good stuff. Enjoy Georgia.:beer:
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 108,500
Posted By SeanF
Back on the road! :clap Enjoy Mongolia. If...

Back on the road! :clap Enjoy Mongolia.

If you get near Tsetserleg, there is this nice place (http://www.fairfield.mn/Fairfield_Guesthouse_Cafe_and_Bakery/Welcome.html) (Lat 47.478303, Long...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 108,500
Posted By SeanF
Downtime sucks. Hang in there.

Downtime sucks. Hang in there.
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 108,500
Posted By SeanF
Good read Doogle. Hang in there with the stomach...

Good read Doogle. Hang in there with the stomach thing.
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 108,500
Posted By SeanF
A little help with pics :D We stopped at a...

A little help with pics :D

We stopped at a small amusement lake where Andrei bought us lunch.
http://i846.photobucket.com/albums/ab26/doogleadv/6-9-13Khabarosky4.jpg

This is me with Andrei and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 108,500
Posted By SeanF
Ah, the joys of the logistics of importing a...

Ah, the joys of the logistics of importing a motor vehicle via air freight. I don't envy you that at all. :D

For your photos, maybe you could use a cable to connect the camera to the tablet? I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 413
Views: 108,500
Posted By SeanF
. :lurk

. :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 108,500
Posted By SeanF
Subscribed. :clap:freaky

Subscribed. :clap:freaky
Forum: Old's Cool 02-25-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,858
Posted By SeanF
Hello Stefano I think some sort of tail...

Hello Stefano

I think some sort of tail piece would look nice, something to visually balance the rear end.

Nice job resurrecting the dead! :D

Cheers,
Sean
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,605
Posted By SeanF
Image from Fuertecaes.com ...

Image from Fuertecaes.com

http://www.fuertecases.com/Merchant2/graphics/00000001/MLL-1.jpg
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,605
Posted By SeanF
They're not locks? Mine require a key and are...

They're not locks? Mine require a key and are made of metal. My SE920 top case kept all kinds of stuff from getting pinched over 10 months in 18 countries, most of those nations falling into the...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,605
Posted By SeanF
They work well as panniers on the vintage ride: ...

They work well as panniers on the vintage ride:
http://www.schoolbushomestead.com/Not-about-the-bus/Motorcycle-travel/2012-New-Mexico-Guzzi-Rally/i-mTW8DMv/0/L/P1000139-L.jpg

SE920 works well as...
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