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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-07-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,198
Posted By AdventurePoser
I am really sorry to hear that your trip had to...

I am really sorry to hear that your trip had to be cut short. Motorcycling is dangerous, but usually fun...except in this case.

Heal up, and hope to find you back on the road sooner rather than...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By AdventurePoser
Haha, Roger...

Haha, Roger...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By AdventurePoser
Hey Jim, great to hear from you! Haven't seen...

Hey Jim, great to hear from you! Haven't seen you in awhile. Thanks for the note on the review. And, you are right about the quality of that other stuff...

Cheers,
Steve
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By AdventurePoser
So far, Levain, she loves the gear, and believe...

So far, Levain, she loves the gear, and believe me she's tried a lot of other brands..this Motoport stuff will be keepers for her.
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By AdventurePoser
Thumb Gear Review for a Very Tiny Woman

It can be very difficult to find quality gear to fit riders who are “outside” the envelope of standard sizes! First some background….Marina has been riding pillion with me for about two years now,...
Forum: Equipment 01-28-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 324,264
Posted By AdventurePoser
Looking at all the photos you roadside chefs cook...

Looking at all the photos you roadside chefs cook up is making my mouth water. However, we ride and camp two up, and even though our travel set up is pretty highly refined, the thought of adding a...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 998
Views: 162,867
Posted By AdventurePoser
IMHO, this is some of the best advice, summarized...

IMHO, this is some of the best advice, summarized for easy reading, on this subject. On a ride down thru central Mexico to nearly the Guatemalan border last fall, we were stopped, and the bite was...
Forum: Americas 01-09-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,393
Posted By AdventurePoser
Hi, thought I'd chime in here....I recently moved...

Hi, thought I'd chime in here....I recently moved from So Cal to Oregon and was looking to rent a U Haul trailer to bring my R12GSA home. The goal was to do this in one trip.

I went to a local...
Forum: Face Plant 11-05-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 9,356
Posted By AdventurePoser
Hi NorthGA, You've given an extraordinary...

Hi NorthGA,

You've given an extraordinary chance to be with your wife and children-I'd take it, and maybe ride again when the kids are older and some time has passed for your wife to deal with the...
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,526
Posted By AdventurePoser
Panasonic Lumix. Sharp images, well saturated...

Panasonic Lumix. Sharp images, well saturated and a very fast 1.7 lens. Perfect for me, and it's been everywhere from rain forests to deserts with no hiccups.
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,861
Posted By AdventurePoser
I'm leaning towards this one. I had a V1 nearly...

I'm leaning towards this one. I had a V1 nearly fifteen years ago, but the tests seem to indicate the Escort maybe a better choice.

How do you have yours mounted, and how do you keep it dry?
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,861
Posted By AdventurePoser
Radar Detectors and the Weather

Am considering buying a radar detector and am thinking of the Escort 9500ix...I had a V1 years ago, but I'm liking the new technology of the Escort...

My question is, how do you protect your RD...
Forum: Americas 04-07-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 29,237
Views: 2,626,711
Posted By AdventurePoser
Just jumping in here...if you have a chance stay...

Just jumping in here...if you have a chance stay in Durango for a night or two and walk around the central zone. Don't miss the hot chocolate, fresh churros, and many blocks of car free sightseeing....
Forum: Photos 04-05-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2,187
Views: 634,449
Posted By AdventurePoser
Added to my In Search of Good BBQ thread/road...

Added to my In Search of Good BBQ thread/road planning.

Thanks!
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,533
Posted By AdventurePoser
:rofl For some, the Ride is the Vacation. ...

:rofl

For some, the Ride is the Vacation. For others, the destination at the end of the day is the vacation. I like to do both, but make sure I have the appropriate riding partners for each type...
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,533
Posted By AdventurePoser
By no means am I an expert, but I did do 42 days...

By no means am I an expert, but I did do 42 days and 11K miles riding around the far NW.

THE best thing I saw was outside Cordova, AK. (Take the overnight ferry from Valdez) At the state park...
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,444
Posted By AdventurePoser
I like Bob's list...very complete. Since I don't...

I like Bob's list...very complete. Since I don't wrench on my own GSA, I make sure my bike is in tip-top shape prior to setting out on a long ride...Brakes, v-belt, final drive, tires, electronics...
Forum: Americas 03-27-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,675
Posted By AdventurePoser
Come down to the Ventura/Fillmore Sespe Creek...

Come down to the Ventura/Fillmore Sespe Creek area. You might get lucky.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-26-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 51,774
Posted By AdventurePoser
An awesome report....read it in one sitting and...

An awesome report....read it in one sitting and enjoyed it all. My best to you both!

Cheers,
Steve
Forum: Americas 03-26-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 29,237
Views: 2,626,711
Posted By AdventurePoser
Douglas AZ is a pretty cool place, and the Gadsen...

Douglas AZ is a pretty cool place, and the Gadsen Hotel is a must see. The stained glass is amazing. Also, before crossing the border, the John Slaughter Ranch is an amazing historical park, which...
Forum: Americas 03-26-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 29,237
Views: 2,626,711
Posted By AdventurePoser
I couldn't find one donkey show last time I was...

I couldn't find one donkey show last time I was in TJ...:rofl:rofl
Forum: Americas 03-26-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,285
Posted By AdventurePoser
Well, I know I already have high blood...

Well, I know I already have high blood pressure...but the cholesterol isn't too bad. I plan on small portions, and taking lots of pics. :)
Forum: Americas 03-25-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,285
Posted By AdventurePoser
"Handy in the kitchen and with a chain saw...

"Handy in the kitchen and with a chain saw too..."

My kind of bbq place.

I just figured out how to post Google map trips as jpegs, so I hope to have an itinerary with all of your suggestions...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-25-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,857
Posted By AdventurePoser
I've enjoyed reading your report, and checking...

I've enjoyed reading your report, and checking out the images. Great job, especially the mini pirate ship next to the sailboat.

When I tour, I tend to suffer from unspecified anxiety, but I do...
Forum: Americas 03-25-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,675
Posted By AdventurePoser
Your attitude rocks, and it's a perfect time to...

Your attitude rocks, and it's a perfect time to visit CA. Joshua Tree, Angeles Crest Highway (preferably on a week day), the coast....it's all good. PM me for some specific locations to hit once...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,035
Posted By AdventurePoser
I agree, was hoping they'd have something for my...

I agree, was hoping they'd have something for my GFs iPhone, but no joy.

I'm looking forward to actually receiving the case, and the RAM mount to attach it to the GSA. With my Android off line...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,035
Posted By AdventurePoser
Hey, thanks again for the tip....I just ordered...

Hey, thanks again for the tip....I just ordered the Seidio Obex case. They are back ordered two weeks, but I think this case will be worth the wait!

cheers,
Steve
Forum: Americas 03-24-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,285
Posted By AdventurePoser
Hey, thanks for the heads up about Sonny's. I am...

Hey, thanks for the heads up about Sonny's. I am not against chains-sometimes there is great 'Q to be had at them. I hope to be on the road near the end of April. If I make it as far as you, I'll...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,285
Posted By AdventurePoser
Think I got it....command+shift+4. Select the...

Think I got it....command+shift+4. Select the area to be copied, then export it desktop. It is a .png file, but hopefully Smugmug can accept that file ending.
Forum: Americas 03-23-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,285
Posted By AdventurePoser
Yes, I can create a map, but there is no option...

Yes, I can create a map, but there is no option available to copy it....what's the step I am missing?


Thanks,
Steve
Forum: Americas 03-23-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,285
Posted By AdventurePoser
Hey everybody, thanks again for all the tips....

Hey everybody, thanks again for all the tips. I've incorporated nearly all your suggestions into my ride.

Hopefully, I be departing mid May for three weeks, and I'll be able hit some delicious,...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,553
Posted By AdventurePoser
fFiguring $30-40 for a room, $15-35 for three...

fFiguring $30-40 for a room, $15-35 for three meals, and drinks, and the rest for gas usually landed me around the $90-100 per night marker...

In the US, I budget $150 per day, maybe a bit less if...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,569
Posted By AdventurePoser
I love my Scouts...now have about 10K on them. ...

I love my Scouts...now have about 10K on them. They are super comfortable, easy to walk in, and provide great support on and off the pavement.

Cheers,
Steve
R12GSA
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-21-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,384
Posted By AdventurePoser
Hey Kevin, no I am still looking for a good...

Hey Kevin, no I am still looking for a good case...there is a prototype mount made by a company I'm waiting to see...the name is escaping me, but I'll go back into that thread and find it.

Good...
Forum: Americas 03-19-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,073
Posted By AdventurePoser
Probably, but they wouldn't be anything you...

Probably, but they wouldn't be anything you couldn't dill with.

Sorry.
Forum: Americas 03-18-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 29,237
Views: 2,626,711
Posted By AdventurePoser
A check in the mail today to Sig. Thanks for...

A check in the mail today to Sig. Thanks for posting his link!
Forum: Trip Planning 03-18-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,395
Posted By AdventurePoser
Here I sit....hip deep in paper maps, and some...

Here I sit....hip deep in paper maps, and some clean walls in my guest room to put them up....

I love paper maps. I love the texture, and running my fingers over the routes I think I'll take on...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-18-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,607
Posted By AdventurePoser
IN!:clap

IN!:clap
Forum: Americas 03-18-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,084
Posted By AdventurePoser
Good luck on the tickets, guys! My GF and I...

Good luck on the tickets, guys!

My GF and I will be two up to TDF starting in October of 2015. Seems like a long way away, but it isn't.

Have a great ride and enjoy the games.

AP
Forum: Trip Planning 03-18-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,214
Posted By AdventurePoser
On the mainland of Mexico, about an hour north of...

On the mainland of Mexico, about an hour north of Ciudad Obregon, I got flagged over in a military checkpoint. I am an easy going guy, but I noticed the situation seemed quite tense, which raised my...
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