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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 05:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,948
Posted By OK Lucinda
80K into my ride and advice doesn't get any...

80K into my ride and advice doesn't get any better than this, every word. Print it out.
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 04:49 AM
Replies: 3,788
Views: 1,736,748
Posted By OK Lucinda
That wasn't the reason. The Gods watch those who...

That wasn't the reason. The Gods watch those who fly too close to the sun.
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3,788
Views: 1,736,748
Posted By OK Lucinda
GS's and other heavy bikes

A lot of intolerance on this thread.

Disclaimer: I’ve had what I thought were great ‘adventures’ on a GS in Canada and the US in the past. The elite hardcore out there shouldn’t make me or anyone...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
Incredible. Probably you all went for a...

Incredible.

Probably you all went for a ride. Tell us about it. More photos please.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
Same here, full system. I like the paper-thin...

Same here, full system. I like the paper-thin tink sound it makes when you tap it with a key, or how crazy light it was when I first lifted it out of the box. Joy.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-30-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
Yes, that's the one. No horrors the whole way...

Yes, that's the one. No horrors the whole way through to Cairns?
Forum: Latin America 08-28-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 7,385
Posted By OK Lucinda
No, I'm back. I've been busy riding in Western...

No, I'm back. I've been busy riding in Western Australia.

I wouldn't miss seeing how many of the almighty Stateside US Calvary officers actually show up to this Latin America retrospective after 7...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
Hi Mike, I just got new tires after a 4 day...

Hi Mike, I just got new tires after a 4 day shipping wait and will be headed for the Gibb then Darwin then the smaller road I hear is OK to Cairns if dry, the long track, north of the 66 road, to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
footpegs

Well, it's not like you get photos of them on the bike. But luckily, here's a screen grab of a lovely Guatemalan girl on a ride with me here through Quetzltenango, from video taken by another rider....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 03:12 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
Not having passenger pegs on an HP2 in Latin...

Not having passenger pegs on an HP2 in Latin America would be, well, I don't know. I can't imagine it.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-24-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
So there I was today, headed for Coral Bay to see...

So there I was today, headed for Coral Bay to see the fish, crossing the semi-desert looking at the huge termite mounds and minding my own business.

Then just ahead I saw a sign for the Tropic of...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
The Holan rack contacted the Akrapovic muffler...

The Holan rack contacted the Akrapovic muffler when I installed them. Very slight. Not good, but I said wtf, go with it. After one big drop the rack bent a bit and now I have 1/2 inch clearance.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 85,813
Posted By OK Lucinda
Couldn't agree more. Garmin is a joke.

Couldn't agree more. Garmin is a joke.
Forum: Thumpers 08-23-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 225,719
Posted By OK Lucinda
[QUOTE=El Forko;24803789]RTW bike for a rider who...

[QUOTE=El Forko;24803789]RTW bike for a rider who can do lightweight (not met many of those though!)/QUOTE]

I guess we're meeting different people. Some current rtw's are running pretty light....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
Glad to hear it Mike. You scared me for a minute...

Glad to hear it Mike. You scared me for a minute there.

I've been running up the smaller slab on the west coast sightseeing your beautiful country. Need a new rear tire immediately before heading...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
I like the original seat. Mine needs recovering...

I like the original seat. Mine needs recovering now, the seams are splitting, but it's been fine. I think it only hurt for the first 50,000K.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
Terrible news BigDom. I'm very sorry.

Terrible news BigDom. I'm very sorry.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
Oz

Sorry the road is slab here, but check out this monster Eucalyptus in a stunningly beautiful forest.

We arrived in Oz about two weeks ago. Badly underestimated the time needed to clear customs,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-07-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
An HP2 rtw rider

So I was staying at a rider-traditional place in Medellin when I got a call there saying that another HP2 had been spotted in town outside a cafe and I should go check it out. This was about 18...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-02-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
I know what you mean. Good arguments. I'm...

I know what you mean. Good arguments.

I'm happy with hard boxes. But only now I have the mini ones. I've dropped my bike in the last couple of years very hard maybe 3 times, not so hard maybe a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
I have the BMW ones installed. The right hand...

I have the BMW ones installed. The right hand grip failed after about 6 months. No problems in the last year.
Forum: Latin America 07-30-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 7,385
Posted By OK Lucinda
It just took a holiday in NZ! Back soon.

It just took a holiday in NZ! Back soon.
Forum: Latin America 07-30-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 7,385
Posted By OK Lucinda
The thread that won't die.

The thread that won't die.
Forum: Latin America 07-23-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,055
Posted By OK Lucinda
Love your ride. Congrats.

Love your ride. Congrats.
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3,788
Views: 1,736,748
Posted By OK Lucinda
It could be. I saw a pic of Noah and Anna...

It could be. I saw a pic of Noah and Anna Grechishkina (solo from Ukraine on a KTM 1190) together in a photo last week, in Sydney.

Probably just a coincidence.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
So we are rode up 90 Mile Beach at the top of NZ...

So we are rode up 90 Mile Beach at the top of NZ today. It's important to ride it within a couple of hours each side of low tide so we set off at 2:30pm. A fantastic ride, but it's actually 55 miles,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
Fantastic ride Morabo! Great shots and video. HP2...

Fantastic ride Morabo! Great shots and video. HP2 thread contribution of the year.

I'll call you when I'm there Mike!

The northern end of NZ is going through epic floods. The locals say it's...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3,788
Views: 1,736,748
Posted By OK Lucinda
Yes, a piece of cake, just did it. As an...

Yes, a piece of cake, just did it.

As an option, email Deanne at TNL Auckland to receive the bike. She'll take care of the tax and the refund and walk it through quarantine. They were so slick...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,293
Posted By OK Lucinda
Fantastic photos! Thanks for the RR.

Fantastic photos! Thanks for the RR.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-03-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
Mav's new shots remind me to put some new ones up...

Mav's new shots remind me to put some new ones up too.

We flew from Buenos Aires to Auckland about a month ago. Boy I miss Latin America. It was exciting. Not just the riding, the whole thing. 18...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3,788
Views: 1,736,748
Posted By OK Lucinda
Yup, cleaned my radiator out with a toothbrush...

Yup, cleaned my radiator out with a toothbrush (actually two toothbrushes by the time the whole bike was finished) for NZ customs five weeks ago. Now to do the same again for Australia in another...
Forum: Latin America 06-30-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,127
Posted By OK Lucinda
Agree totally, but if anyone does end up on the...

Agree totally, but if anyone does end up on the coast, I thought Paracas, with the incredible sand riding and mind blowing landscapes wasn't a bad place to be. Wouldn't have missed it for the world....
Forum: GS Boxers 06-22-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
holy shit

holy shit
Forum: Australia 06-17-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4,589
Views: 659,666
Posted By OK Lucinda
I know this guy! Rode with him from a Dakar rally...

I know this guy! Rode with him from a Dakar rally stage to Mendoza in Argentina a few months ago. He's from Australia, currently in Europe. No idea why his identity is a secret.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
Just to clarify, there are no more available...

Just to clarify, there are no more available should anyone need one?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
I've gone through multiple sets of K60's (maybe 5...

I've gone through multiple sets of K60's (maybe 5 pairs) and TKC's (maybe 5 sets also) over the last 22 months on the road. I'm keen to try the Midas 09 as BD says they're the answer but you can't...
Forum: Latin America 06-12-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 7,385
Posted By OK Lucinda
Well, now I know who Dick is.

Well, now I know who Dick is.
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,009,589
Posted By OK Lucinda
:clap[QUOTE=flyingdutchman177;24375558]I still...

:clap[QUOTE=flyingdutchman177;24375558]I still need to do Africa too......the right way.....from top to bottom. Or bottom to top./QUOTE]

The right way? Humility isn't your thing. There have been...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
Where do I get the Markus tank? Ditched the...

Where do I get the Markus tank? Ditched the Rotopaxes.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-23-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4,433
Views: 1,914,350
Posted By OK Lucinda
HP2: tick, got that BMW Enduro helmet: tick ...

HP2: tick, got that
BMW Enduro helmet: tick
Klim Badlands jacket: tick
Sidi Adventure boots: tick
Pants with zip-off legs: you jest.

Cheers Mav, nice jump!

In Santiago airport. Flying on...
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