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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 01:23 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,480
Posted By DantesDame
Thanks for the mini review :thumbup

Thanks for the mini review :thumbup
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2,693
Views: 1,444,607
Posted By DantesDame
:d

:d
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 10:15 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,480
Posted By DantesDame
Just got the call that the second helmet is in! ...

Just got the call that the second helmet is in!

Unfortunately my schedule won't allow me to pick it up until Saturday morning. If the weathers good we'll do a post-pick up test ride :clap
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,480
Posted By DantesDame
I called the local shop and the 2nd helmet hasn't...

I called the local shop and the 2nd helmet hasn't come in yet. I rode over today to pick up mine but traffic was so miserable I turned around and came home. I'll just wait 'til their both there...
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,654
Posted By DantesDame
You rang? :ear ...

You rang? :ear

http://dantesdame.smugmug.com/Other/VW-Beetle/i-mGTQprc/0/M/airshow-M.jpg

http://dantesdame.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2001-KLR/i-nZXbdWF/1/M/5-bike-M.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,654
Posted By DantesDame
Yes, on both accounts, although the photo above...

Yes, on both accounts, although the photo above is when I lived in NJ :puke2

Now I'm in Basel (yes, home of the watch convention) and KLR-less. That's very cool that you got that logo! It looks...
Forum: Thumpers 02-27-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,654
Posted By DantesDame
Looks like you needed my old bike to complete...

Looks like you needed my old bike to complete this picture :D

http://dantesdame.smugmug.com/MotorcycleTrips-1/MotoNorth-America/East-Coast/2011-10-Catskills/i-RSXn2d6/2/L/P1050892-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2,693
Views: 1,444,607
Posted By DantesDame
We're here! We're just all so relieved that we're...

We're here! We're just all so relieved that we're overwhelmed :D
Forum: Vendors 02-26-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 76,297
Posted By DantesDame
I like to think that I had a vaguely good excuse...

I like to think that I had a vaguely good excuse to go there... my best friend had Rick built two saddles for her and she absolutely raves about his work.

When I learned that I was leaving the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,693
Views: 1,444,607
Posted By DantesDame
I urge you to share Neda's photos with a doctor...

I urge you to share Neda's photos with a doctor sooner rather than later :gerg
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,654
Posted By DantesDame
I met my husband because he read about my trip to...

I met my husband because he read about my trip to Mexico on my KLR and wanted to know if it would be a good first bike for him.


I should really send this story in to Kawasaki... :raabia
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,654
Posted By DantesDame
I've done everything you listed here - and more!...

I've done everything you listed here - and more! I love the versatility of this bike :clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2,693
Views: 1,444,607
Posted By DantesDame
Oooooh! An appointment!!! :ear And...

Oooooh! An appointment!!! :ear



And Neda? No worries: the wind "blows my bike over" (http://dantesdame.com/main/horizontal-bikes) all of the time :augie
Forum: Vendors 02-20-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 76,297
Posted By DantesDame
This is good to see: BBB's site for Rick Mayer...

This is good to see: BBB's site for Rick Mayer (http://www.bbb.org/northeast-california/Business-Reviews/auto-seat-covers-tops-and-upholstery/rick-mayer-cycle-in-red-bluff-ca-37000752)


After...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-15-2015, 01:31 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 46,007
Posted By DantesDame
And it looks good :thumbup

And it looks good :thumbup
Forum: Vendors 02-14-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 76,297
Posted By DantesDame
Thanks to those who are checking in at the shows....

Thanks to those who are checking in at the shows. I'd think he'd show up at least at one of the West Coast shows....


Here's a list of 2015 shows and dates (http://www.motorcycleshows.com/)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2015, 11:24 PM
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Views: 9,401,226
Posted By DantesDame
When my husband bought his bike his colleagues...

When my husband bought his bike his colleagues asked him if he was planning on going to Sturgis. He just looked at them for a second and then said "I bought the bike to get away from people"
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-12-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 205,862
Posted By DantesDame
The most recent bikes were an 1150GS and a KLR. I...

The most recent bikes were an 1150GS and a KLR. I had to sell them both when I moved and picked up the 800 once I settled into my new digs.


I really do miss the R motor though :(
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,480
Posted By DantesDame
Ours aren't due until next week. Trust...

Ours aren't due until next week.


Trust me: you'll know when I've gotten mine :smile6
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 76,297
Posted By DantesDame
Good idea to keep the two threads separate....

Good idea to keep the two threads separate. Spread the news! :deal
Forum: Vendors 02-11-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 76,297
Posted By DantesDame
Are you willing to write back and ask him to...

Are you willing to write back and ask him to explain the 11 years previous to this one? :wink:
Forum: Vendors 02-10-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 76,297
Posted By DantesDame
Or at least report back here :ear ...

Or at least report back here :ear





No sign of a FB page at all
Forum: Vendors 02-08-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 76,297
Posted By DantesDame
You must be dealing with the wrong people/vendors...

You must be dealing with the wrong people/vendors then, as I have had almost overwhelming success with my business transactions.

This thread being the exception, of course... :bluduh
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,496
Posted By DantesDame
I've had a Gen I and my husband a first year Gen...

I've had a Gen I and my husband a first year Gen II. We both hated the Gen II - waaaaay too many issues, including the burning oil.



Gen II - first thing I'd add are crash bars. That plastic is...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,693
Views: 1,444,607
Posted By DantesDame
I will say that other than the constant sunshine,...

I will say that other than the constant sunshine, another benefit of traveling with the Pula Girls is that the updates are coming more quickly :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-07-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 36,125
Views: 9,401,226
Posted By DantesDame
I suppose if Killboy had been out on the day I...

I suppose if Killboy had been out on the day I rode the Dragon it wouldn't have been a "fail", but by no means would it have been "epic".

However, I was 3,000 miles from home, riding alone and on...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 80,512
Posted By DantesDame
Oh, and note that the Swiss take their festivals...

Oh, and note that the Swiss take their festivals and holidays very seriously. In two weeks we'll be celebrating Basel Fasnacht, during which some businesses simply shut down for the entire week (it...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 80,512
Posted By DantesDame
I'm glad to hear that there's been some...

I'm glad to hear that there's been some communication :ear


I have no doubt of KTM Basel's ability, willingness and faithfulness to do the work you guys want, but to be honest, I've never lived...
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,480
Posted By DantesDame
I'm going back to the area of Louis.de on Friday....

I'm going back to the area of Louis.de on Friday. If there's interest, I could take some pictures of the helmets they have on stock :ear
Forum: Americas 02-02-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,794
Posted By DantesDame
For those who are looking for some other options,...

For those who are looking for some other options, this is the map I used back in 2009. NOTE: Ignore the yellow. I followed the green highlight. I rode from Creel to Divisidaro and then took the...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-01-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By DantesDame
Me again. I've been placing some points of...

Me again.

I've been placing some points of interest on the map, but not always near your route. I'm guessing that your route wasn't originally based on anything other than "Here to There", and...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-01-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By DantesDame
What a great way to make sure you don't miss...

What a great way to make sure you don't miss anything on your trip! I'm adding a few things for you to keep in mind based on your route, although I realize that you won't be on the Interstates for as...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,480
Posted By DantesDame
We signed up when we ordered the helmets. Now...

We signed up when we ordered the helmets. Now we'll be "in the know" the next time they have 20% off :deal
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2,693
Views: 1,444,607
Posted By DantesDame
Gene, I think that you and I have more in common...

Gene, I think that you and I have more in common than I originally thought. Dan is always dragging me up and down mountains and all I can think of is "this would be so much easier on the motorcycle" ...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,480
Posted By DantesDame
Yes, I'm looking forward to improving my German...

Yes, I'm looking forward to improving my German so I can actually communicate with them more clearly and reap the rewards of their customer service!


Customer service in this area (generally)...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-31-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 205,862
Posted By DantesDame
Took me a while, but I finally found this thread...

Took me a while, but I finally found this thread :D


I've contributed to the TT crash bar thread, but thought I'd post up a pic of my bike, pre-TT bars. Looks like I need to get back out for some...
Forum: Vendors 01-31-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 439
Views: 76,297
Posted By DantesDame
No flames. You're just one of the lucky ones.

No flames. You're just one of the lucky ones.
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,480
Posted By DantesDame
My husband and I went to Louis.de today and...

My husband and I went to Louis.de today and placed our order (2 helmets). Mine will be in before my husband's, but we'll pick them up at the same time, in about three weeks. :clap :clap :clap

...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 14,480
Posted By DantesDame
This thread is making me very excited about...

This thread is making me very excited about tomorrow, even though I know that I'll most likely just be ordering the helmet to pick up later... :clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-30-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,073
Posted By DantesDame
Better yet, edit your post to include them :deal

Better yet, edit your post to include them :deal
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