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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-29-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,994
Posted By tankhead
http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x154/tankheadxb...

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x154/tankheadxb9sx/IMG_0081_zps82f72e22.jpg (http://s183.photobucket.com/user/tankheadxb9sx/media/IMG_0081_zps82f72e22.jpg.html)

This was in 2007. Great trip. ...
Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 26,671
Posted By tankhead
The New EBR RX pics

I am very sorry. I was asked by the elves not to ruin Xmas. We shall all see it Wednesday.. Very sorry. No harm meant at all just excited...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By tankhead
287-87 across to 91 then heading North east from...

287-87 across to 91 then heading North east from there to Conway .
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By tankhead
Wink Yeah I knew about the no bike rule in Baxter....

Yeah I knew about the no bike rule in Baxter. Thanks for the tips guys. Looks like two four hundred mile days to get there and know I will be itching to get off the bike and don't want be stuck on...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 329
Posted By tankhead
'Lil help Maine Riders

Greetings from the Atlantic City, NJ area!!! I will be heading up your way Thursday next week to climb Katahdin for a 20th aniv climb with my brother from another. I should be entering your fine...
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 20,530
Posted By tankhead
I was at the exact same spot in July 2008

I was at the exact same spot in July 2008
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 790,650
Posted By tankhead
Whining?????

Not quite sure about the whining....... shit my wife has to hear me cry about NOT doing that type of trip. Every weekend while drinking chilean wine.... Vin your story was a great eye opener. ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-11-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 86,320
Posted By tankhead
Just finished mine. Went to Home Depot to buy...

Just finished mine. Went to Home Depot to buy the Torx tool. Got back and my 450 has phillips head screws. Took it all apart. Put in the screen and digitizer but had problems with the cables and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-19-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 86,320
Posted By tankhead
Please let us know from who. Might order this...

Please let us know from who. Might order this week. tanks
Forum: Beasts 05-02-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,684
Posted By tankhead
Here is how I did it when I did a cross country...

Here is how I did it when I did a cross country trip on my XB. The tank was not used but maybe once. But good to know it is there. Have it filled. Pour when needed and refill at next gas stop. ...
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By tankhead
Finale: I built a fire on the grill. ...

Finale:
I built a fire on the grill.
http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x154/tankheadxb9sx/IMG_6652.jpg

Had some Capt'n and diet....
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By tankhead
Set my tent all up and grabbed some food in the...

Set my tent all up and grabbed some food in the next town, Newton (?). *Nothing really there, went to an IGA to have them make me a tuna sub but nada. *So I went across the bridge and found a subway...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By tankhead
Now I don't have too many shots of the uber...

Now I don't have too many shots of the uber twisties. *I noticed many trucks on the back roads. *Dump trucks if you will. *Now for the most part they kept to their side of the double yellow but I did...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By tankhead
And then there was: ...

And then there was:
http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x154/tankheadxb9sx/IMG_6585-1.jpg
and this
http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x154/tankheadxb9sx/IMG_6586.jpg
and this...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By tankhead
Back down to the Ohio. I immediately got on 78...

Back down to the Ohio. I immediately got on 78 and climbed right back up into the pastures of Cameron. Beautiful lush green pastures with cows. Pleasing to the eye and if you don't mind me saying,...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By tankhead
147. Well it definitely started the day out with...

147. Well it definitely started the day out with a bang. As long as 147 is and as wonderfully twisty it is I was somewhat disappointed in the one item that kept reappearing: big 3-4 foot wide tar...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By tankhead
So I rolled into Wheeling with no place to stay...

So I rolled into Wheeling with no place to stay and it was to get a bit chilly and quite frankly, as much as I wanted to camp, my sleeping bag is not really rated for 30 degree weather. So I hurried...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By tankhead
Teaser Pics from Ohio ...

Teaser Pics from Ohio
http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x154/tankheadxb9sx/IMG_6572.jpg
http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x154/tankheadxb9sx/IMG_6581.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By tankhead
Wheeew, standing on the pegs leaning forward with...

Wheeew, standing on the pegs leaning forward with a steady hand on the throttle, I tractored my Uly up that hill with the brilliance of the finest noob on the planet. Front wheel digging, moving my...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By tankhead
So this road, as he said was much better. I...

So this road, as he said was much better. I stood on the pegs and comfortably set the speed at about 15-25 mph. If you notice in the last pic, a faint view of a orange road sign and underneath that...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By tankhead
I eventually found myself on RT250 which I knew...

I eventually found myself on RT250 which I knew from the trip planning would eventually lead me to Wheeling, where the Ohio twisty roads were calling. Some of the early sections of 250 were BORING...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By tankhead
Before we begin today's ride, let us review my...

Before we begin today's ride, let us review my geographic home location. In a word: FLAT! Another word: straight. Another few words: lame, uninspiring, suckthebigone.
I have not been on any...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By tankhead
CCCCCChhhheckeeeeedddddd iiiiiinnnnnttttttto my...

CCCCCChhhheckeeeeedddddd iiiiiinnnnnttttttto my room freakin room. Even with the heated jacket on high, winter skull cap, neck gaitor, gloves, heated grips, doing 70 mph for about an hour in 30 mph...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By tankhead
About five miles from Gransville MD it started...

About five miles from Gransville MD it started snowing, and then it started really snowing, so much so that the 40' trailers that I was passing were spraying mist from the road and my vision became...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By tankhead
Hail has an interestng way of making one think...

Hail has an interestng way of making one think while riding a two wheeled machine, "wow that hurts and damn I cant see! In the distance as I rolled out on to route 137 that the worst was yet to...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By tankhead
Snow in April. I stopped in Hereford Md for a...

Snow in April. I stopped in Hereford Md for a HOT cup of Joe. I hopped off 138 and just before making the turn onto 137 I stopped at the shopping center with a 7/11. I was surprised how cold I...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By tankhead
Death: :( I had our friend Mary on my mind...

Death: :(
I had our friend Mary on my mind during today's ride. Her sister dying, me not being there, my wife going alone to the viewing and funeral. As I rode through Ken Denton's neck of the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By tankhead
Anyway, I travelled west , through the Univerity...

Anyway, I travelled west , through the Univerity of DE, Conowingo Hydroelectric plant bridge, skirted route 1 on the most wonderful undulating twisty bits of broken back roads. I was really enjoying...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By tankhead
Ah Life! You know the saying, It's not an...

Ah Life! You know the saying, It's not an adventure 'till shit goes bad...." Well let the adventures begin.
Left the house before the sun popped above the Atlantic completely. Had a bad night...
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,827
Posted By tankhead
Funerals, Mortality, and my ride from NJ to SE OH

So the bike is almost packed. The plans are set, well really not set at all, just the routes. Last minute changes to the spring break vacation my wife and I were to have. Originally, I had made...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2011, 03:30 AM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 790,650
Posted By tankhead
Holy fuck balls

Hey Vince,
Hope all is well. I often refer back to this report. I am currently reading a book "Turn Right at Machu Picchu, Rediscovering the lost city One step at a time" by author Mark Adam. Re...
Forum: Americas 10-15-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,321
Posted By tankhead
How are the plans going?????

We, the wife and I, rented a GS in Spain in April. Now it appears that my next big adventure lies in the mountains of South America. The bug has bitten deep. I am thinking 2015. I would love for...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 26,759
Posted By tankhead
Fookin' incredible

Man Narri what a trip. The early nineties were an awakening for me. Being a very young and free man in his early twenties it seems like yesterday. But looking at your pics especially at Johan then...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,654
Posted By tankhead
Wow Darrell. That's alot of miles. Many of your...

Wow Darrell. That's alot of miles. Many of your pics of Zion, Bryce, and Capitol Reef Petroglyphs I also took when I went out West in 2008. Check it out below. I never finished the report. I saw...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-16-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 478
Posted By tankhead
South Jersey Motocamping

It's a great weekend to do some moto-camping in South Jersey. Maybe the pines. Or travel to North Jersey. Any one have any favorite sites? I live down near Ocean City NJ.
Forum: Beasts 09-05-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 22,650
Posted By tankhead
Het Darrel, My Uly is fixed. Blown fuel pump fuse...

Het Darrel, My Uly is fixed. Blown fuel pump fuse and new plugs. I am not as confident in the Uly as I was my Buell City-X. Took that across the US in 08 and sold it with close to 30,000 miles. Not...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,158
Posted By tankhead
That evening we made it to Ronda. Though it was...

That evening we made it to Ronda. Though it was beautiful we struggled to get to our Hotel on the opposite side of the great bridge. The GPS wanted me to take a dirt road up the side of the cliff...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,158
Posted By tankhead
The Scenery continued to be beautiful as we...

The Scenery continued to be beautiful as we descended the from the mountains.

http://i183.photobucket.com/albums/x154/tankheadxb9sx/IMG_5523.jpg


The roads, ah the roads, the roads well here...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,158
Posted By tankhead
We climbed up the mountains past Zahara and...

We climbed up the mountains past Zahara and that's when it happened. *My wife told me that she was trying hard not to have a panic attack. *I pulled off of the narrow ribbon of road and stopped at a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2011, 07:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,158
Posted By tankhead
The roads going towards Ronda were narrow, curvy,...

The roads going towards Ronda were narrow, curvy, and delightful. At one point I was having so much fun that I felt the tip of my boot kiss the surface of the road with the sound of scraping of...
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