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Forum: Trip Planning 11-06-2012, 11:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,807
Posted By Kbdakar
++1, I am in limbo on my first "big trip" 7000...

++1, I am in limbo on my first "big trip" 7000 miles, 16 states, 27 days. I did little planning and left with new gear, bike etc. I prepared with good gear and high spirits. I would not change a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
Day one...so long ago. ...

Day one...so long ago.
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Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2012, 03:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
Since I was fortunate to meet some great people...

Since I was fortunate to meet some great people in San Diego I stayed for a few extra days. My travel and mode of transportation have changed and I am now on a flight to Hawaii, though the BMW is...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
Well it's been a few days, when I last updated I...

Well it's been a few days, when I last updated I was in southern Oregon riding the Oregon coast hwy (1) and then into California to ride the whole coast down to San Diego where I am now.

I have...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
Steve, I can't thank you enough. I hope to be...

Steve, I can't thank you enough. I hope to be able to return the favor one day when you head east. What a great way to experience the city. This was a much needed break from all the travel and time...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
OK Washington was cold and wet, so I left. ...

OK Washington was cold and wet, so I left.

I began the 101 down the coast of Oregon to California.

I don't think I've ridden above 50 degrees in 3 or 4 days. It's cold, windy, the roads are...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2012, 07:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
Thanks for reading, I need will take some time to...

Thanks for reading, I need will take some time to give more details. I have way more pictures too that I will start posting when my days get shorter. I have been riding dawn to dusk with all the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
South Lake Tahoe CA, to Klamath Falls OR, Bend...

South Lake Tahoe CA, to Klamath Falls OR, Bend OR, now Vancouver WA.

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Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
From Death Valley to Bishop CA then up through...

From Death Valley to Bishop CA then up through Yosemite to Lake Tahoe.

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Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
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Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
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Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
So I left Utah yesterday and hit some trouble...

So I left Utah yesterday and hit some trouble early on. Lost a bunch of gear oil, seems to be fixed now.

I'll keep it short and get some new pics up.

I went up to Zion in Utah, this is a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
Thanks for the offer but I hauled early am after...

Thanks for the offer but I hauled early am after cruising the town. I like flag I'll shout if I'm back that way.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,112
Posted By Kbdakar
My thought was transfer too but the 95 is a dry...

My thought was transfer too but the 95 is a dry system between the transmission and final. My transmission fluid was right on.

I found a BMW MOA who really helped me out, he pulled the rear and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-07-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,112
Posted By Kbdakar
Thank you to everyone that helped. I found a...

Thank you to everyone that helped. I found a place to work on it, I will update later...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-07-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,112
Posted By Kbdakar
Thank you guys, I made it down to the Motorcycle...

Thank you guys, I made it down to the Motorcycle Tire Center. Melvin has been very helpful.

I cleaned the area with break clean to remove most of the oil. I'm letting the bike sit for a bit...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-07-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,112
Posted By Kbdakar
Help, riding cross country possibly stranded 70 miles N of Vegas

Im riding my 95 gspd from Ga to Ca and I pulled over a few minutes ago to find my rear end cover in thick oil. It's all over the drive side of the rear tire and seems to be leaking at the bottom of...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
Well, I'm gonna cruise around Flagstaff for a...

Well, I'm gonna cruise around Flagstaff for a bit. Then I plan to head up to Grand Canyon National Park after that up to Utah to check out Grand Staircase Escalante.

Maybe Vegas after that...
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Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
If I make Rodeo you buy me a beer when I'm home.

If I make Rodeo you buy me a beer when I'm home.
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
http://i1019.photobucket.com/albums/af314/kbdakar/...

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Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
Oklahoma was the end of the TAT for me, I toured...

Oklahoma was the end of the TAT for me, I toured Colorado, New Mexico and now Arizona.
I was able to find routes offroad in all the states even outside the TAT though.

I went up to Breckenridge...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
Time to catch up...I'm in Colorado now. ...

Time to catch up...I'm in Colorado now.

Northern Oklahoma has been the best riding I have seen ever! The scenery is beautiful and the land is seemingly never ending.

I was able to ride 65-70...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
Today I left Arkansas to northern Oklahoma. I...

Today I left Arkansas to northern Oklahoma. I went north through the Ozarks to avoid the bad weather rapidly hunting me down. So far so good. It was cold up in the mountians but very pretty, the past...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
Snow who?

Thanks for the warning, I really want to go into Colorado though... I will not be on the TAT in Colorado. I may just pop up into the southern end for a day.

I appreciate the luck, so far this has...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
Update

Today was a big day, I rode over 350 miles from TN to MS and now I'm in AR. 12 hours on the bike. I'm tired, sore, and badly needing a beer. So after pushing it too far today I arrive in a DRY county...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
Oh yeah, Gotta love the Airhead. It is the...

Oh yeah, Gotta love the Airhead. It is the perfect bike, but I still need the other 4...
I am toasting these bags, they are over weight and over stuffed and getting a workout, I'm waiting for...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
Another great day, TN complete and ready for MS...

Another great day, TN complete and ready for MS tomorrow.
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Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
Thanks blaisew, Sams charts have been spot on. I...

Thanks blaisew, Sams charts have been spot on. I just have never used a roll chart and since I didn't study my maps all that well it's tough to know some of the turns since most of the roads have no...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
Whoa

OK, today was... well it kicked my ass/amazing.
I got up at 5AM and began to repack my gear. I packed way too much stuff so I will need to address that over the next few days, in the mean time I...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
Thank you, poolman. It's been great so far.

Thank you, poolman. It's been great so far.
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
First night done, great little cabin in Tellico...

First night done, great little cabin in Tellico Plains. Beer, food from Kats(see above) and repacking my junk. Ready for tomorrow.

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Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,384
Posted By Kbdakar
Kbdakar set in motion...

Hello inmates, today I left Atlanta to begin the TAT.
I began in Atlanta a rode up 129 in GA to 294 in NC then 68 into Tellico Plains TN.
I plan to ride for 2 or 3 weeks and at least start the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,090
Posted By Kbdakar
I second Twilight Error. I plan to leave for the...

I second Twilight Error. I plan to leave for the TAT in 2 or 3 days on my GSPD. I have camping gear and most everything I think I will need. I am trying to cover the bases and some without over...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-06-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By Kbdakar
Wes got back to me yesterday, as I figured he is...

Wes got back to me yesterday, as I figured he is more than covered with repairs and restorations for a while. He was kind and offered to look by bike over and take care of any minor issues (hopefully...
Forum: Americas 09-06-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By Kbdakar
Yes you will be in the "hood" if you're down by...

Yes you will be in the "hood" if you're down by ATL Tech. I live about 15 min north of there right in the center of Atlanta. I'm out of town working but I should be home next week, if that's when you...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-05-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By Kbdakar
I would be happy to, I emailed him last night so...

I would be happy to, I emailed him last night so I may not hear from him for a day or two. I'm sure he stays busy. I have the chance to take a ride for a couple weeks coming up really soon and I am...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-04-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By Kbdakar
Thank you for all the advice, I have email Wes at...

Thank you for all the advice, I have email Wes at Apex to schedule dropping off the bike.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-19-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 732
Posted By Kbdakar
Where to repair/maintain my BMW GSPD in Atlanta?

Hello, I have a new to me (for a couple months now) 1995 BMW R100 GSPD that is in need of some maintenance. Everyone was helpfull with advise for me to get it going when I bought so I thought Id ask...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,531
Posted By Kbdakar
It will be for dirt/offroad, I like the idea of...

It will be for dirt/offroad, I like the idea of armor that I can wear under a jersey or light jacket.

I'll search for the Tekvest, I appreciate the suggestion.
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,531
Posted By Kbdakar
Thank you, I am also looking at the Dianese wt...

Thank you, I am also looking at the Dianese wt pro 2. I like the idea of something i can wear under a jacket and that type of protection seems better than most adventure jackets i have seen.
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