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Forum: Trip Planning 09-14-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,000
Posted By CharlestonADV
In addition to the tips already posted you might...

In addition to the tips already posted you might want to think about your riding style. Anyone who has followed this forum for very long has witnessed numerous self-induced problems caused by...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,374
Posted By CharlestonADV
Yep...as a matter of fact there were a number of...

Yep...as a matter of fact there were a number of riders on less than ultimate riding machines.
After 'installing' an ADV sticker, one of the first things I did with the KLR was replace the stock...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,663
Posted By CharlestonADV
FWIW, I've seen 'peg to peg towing' work quite...

FWIW, I've seen 'peg to peg towing' work quite well. One end of tow strap attached to right peg of tow bike and other end wrapped a couple of times around the towed bike's left peg. Towed rider holds...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 02:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,374
Posted By CharlestonADV
Hey Little Bike. So sorry to hear about your...

Hey Little Bike. So sorry to hear about your broken leg...but, glad that you are able to ride now. This summer I left the trailer and GF at home and rode the KLR to Colorado. Love riding the Rockies....
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,702
Posted By CharlestonADV
My guess is the KTM doesn't make it. :wink:

My guess is the KTM doesn't make it. :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 44,809
Posted By CharlestonADV
Isn't it a bit late in the year to be headed to...

Isn't it a bit late in the year to be headed to St. John's?
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 565
Views: 143,504
Posted By CharlestonADV
Congratulations on the completion of your ride. ...

Congratulations on the completion of your ride.
While it is always wonderful to see family and friends after lengthy travels, I've always found the return home and routine to be quite...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 58,216
Posted By CharlestonADV
Most interesting Sturgis report I've seen. :thumb

Most interesting Sturgis report I've seen. :thumb
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,450
Posted By CharlestonADV
The helmet is my most important piece of gear. I...

The helmet is my most important piece of gear. I usually wear Shoei helmets and replace them when they are approximately five years old (after the manufactured date not purchased date). A dropped...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,860
Posted By CharlestonADV
LA to SF might be very disappointing. However,...

LA to SF might be very disappointing. However, you can find lots of great riding in the Rockies.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-06-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,126
Posted By CharlestonADV
1. Headlight/flashlight 2. Camelback 3. 100'...

1. Headlight/flashlight
2. Camelback
3. 100' 550 paracord
4. Knife
5. Rain poncho
Forum: Trip Planning 08-31-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,906
Posted By CharlestonADV
You seemed to have learned some important lessons...

You seemed to have learned some important lessons that will be useful as you undertake further adventures. With more experience you might also want to try long distance solo riding. The freedom of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 454
Views: 85,063
Posted By CharlestonADV
Nice photos. Especially like 'Meeting its...

Nice photos. Especially like 'Meeting its maker'.:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,823
Posted By CharlestonADV
Well done. Thanks for posting your ride report....

Well done. Thanks for posting your ride report. :thumb:thumb
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,583
Posted By CharlestonADV
I have a Kendon single track trailer and highly...

I have a Kendon single track trailer and highly recommend it.
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 471
Posted By CharlestonADV
Road crafter pants work quite well with the RC...

Road crafter pants work quite well with the RC jacket. Just remember to fold the crotch so it doesn't form a pocket that collects water.
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By CharlestonADV
In an attempt to remedy sore neck issues, last...

In an attempt to remedy sore neck issues, last year I bought an AGV 4K EVO because of its light weight. Afer a couple of long, warm weather rides I found the close proximity of the chin bar to be...
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,039
Posted By CharlestonADV
:clap:rofl:clap

:clap:rofl:clap
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 960
Posted By CharlestonADV
I wore an Aerostich one-piece Roadcrafter (over...

I wore an Aerostich one-piece Roadcrafter (over business clothes) for commuting from Alexandria, VA into D.C. It worked great in all kinds of weather and has been passed on to another DC commuter....
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,350
Posted By CharlestonADV
Wow! What a great ride video.:thumb More...

Wow! What a great ride video.:thumb
More importantly, congratulations on the wonderful relationship you share.:thumb:thumb
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,412
Posted By CharlestonADV
I've tried several Goretex 'waterproof' gloves...

I've tried several Goretex 'waterproof' gloves and they all leaked. Tried the Aerostich three-finger glove covers on a month-long trip in July and they worked. Although somewhat awkward at...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 85,063
Posted By CharlestonADV
Edited my post to more closely fit the attitude...

Edited my post to more closely fit the attitude you are displaying. :deal
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By CharlestonADV
An Aerostich rep suggested folding the crouch so...

An Aerostich rep suggested folding the crouch so it doesn't have a trough for rain to gather. Gave it a try and no more wet crouch.
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 85,063
Posted By CharlestonADV
If you go to tourist areas (especially during...

If you go to tourist areas (especially during tourist season) you shouldn't whine if you encounter tourists. Maybe a Rick Steves guidebook would be useful. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 28,214
Posted By CharlestonADV
Exceptional finish in view of the obstacles.

Exceptional finish in view of the obstacles.
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,248
Views: 1,160,991
Posted By CharlestonADV
Please accept my deepest condolences for your...

Please accept my deepest condolences for your loss.
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,039
Posted By CharlestonADV
I bought a KLR to ride and leave my two nice...

I bought a KLR to ride and leave my two nice motorcycles in the garage to collect dust.
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,647
Posted By CharlestonADV
Over the years I've tried a bunch of gloves (eg,...

Over the years I've tried a bunch of gloves (eg, Goretex, neoprene kayaking gloves, and even household rubber gloves) without finding anything acceptable. I recently bought a pair of Aerostich...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 454
Views: 85,063
Posted By CharlestonADV
Will be interesting to see how far this RTW ride...

Will be interesting to see how far this RTW ride goes.:wink:
Forum: Trip Planning 08-04-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,683
Posted By CharlestonADV
I just got back from a month-long, 19 state,...

I just got back from a month-long, 19 state, 6,200 mile ride on a 2012 KLR 650. Shinko 705 tires, Sargent seat and stock gearing. Most riding days were 400+ miles. Even did one 500 mile day. I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 430,229
Posted By CharlestonADV
Deleted.

Deleted.
Forum: Trip Planning 07-28-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,186
Posted By CharlestonADV
+1...works for me also.:thumb

+1...works for me also.:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 430,229
Posted By CharlestonADV
Wow...have I been sitting on the edge of my chair...

Wow...have I been sitting on the edge of my chair waiting for the outcome that long??? :huh I've got to find another way to amuse myself.
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 28,099
Posted By CharlestonADV
Well done. Thanks for sharing your adventure.

Well done. Thanks for sharing your adventure.
Forum: Trip Planning 07-02-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,966
Posted By CharlestonADV
One of the realities of life is the fact that it...

One of the realities of life is the fact that it isn't easy for most people to reenter the job market after being out for a number of years.
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 58,216
Posted By CharlestonADV
This ride report keeps getting better and...

This ride report keeps getting better and better.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 28,099
Posted By CharlestonADV
How are those little scooter tires holding up?

How are those little scooter tires holding up?
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 61,981
Posted By CharlestonADV
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 28,099
Posted By CharlestonADV
Mini-bikes across the Beartooth.:thumb:thumb

Mini-bikes across the Beartooth.:thumb:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 28,099
Posted By CharlestonADV
You guys must be in terrific shape.:clap

You guys must be in terrific shape.:clap
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