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Forum: Ride reports Today, 08:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,624
Posted By Blader54
This trip is like time travel. What I mean is...

This trip is like time travel. What I mean is that from time to time someone will come across a bunch of photos from a trip they took about 30-35 years ago, and post up a report. It's almost always...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 08:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By Blader54
On board!!

On board!!
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By Blader54
So nice..a new report from PFFOG! Count me in!!!...

So nice..a new report from PFFOG! Count me in!!! Already an excellent beginning!
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,858
Posted By Blader54
Wow! Coasting the last 30 miles to Manali!...

Wow! Coasting the last 30 miles to Manali! Amazin'! "The Trials of Tiffany" indeed!
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,476
Posted By Blader54
You may wish to consider a stop at Triple Rock...

You may wish to consider a stop at Triple Rock Brewery and Alehouse, 1920 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley....arguably America's oldest microbrewery and pub still run by the original founders and still using...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,344
Posted By Blader54
Been awhile since the last update. Hope all's...

Been awhile since the last update. Hope all's well!
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 31,995
Posted By Blader54
AntiHero's reports always make me think. That's...

AntiHero's reports always make me think. That's just one of the things I love about them. His recent post about Keats kicked the little gray cells into some kind of action. Whether it was coherent...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 38,756
Posted By Blader54
Well guys, it has been a really great ride and an...

Well guys, it has been a really great ride and an even better report. I'm sorry the injuries were as bad as they turned out to be. Blood clots are serious stuff, and it sounds like the surgery was...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,162
Posted By Blader54
Excellent report! Thanks so much for letting us...

Excellent report! Thanks so much for letting us catch a lift with you to the TT, and once again be reminded of the friendships riders create with each other!:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 35,205
Posted By Blader54
I dunno, Dawg, if tha's crinkly aluminium foil...

I dunno, Dawg, if tha's crinkly aluminium foil atop thy bean, 'tis said to block the mind-reading rays of all and sundry! Nice update--thanks very much. Rust assured we ken that there be an order to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,675
Posted By Blader54
I've been waiting for another "whereisgibson"...

I've been waiting for another "whereisgibson" report! Super stuff! Looking forward to the next bit!! :clap:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-15-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 30,948
Posted By Blader54
Very nice thread. I am going to have to get out...

Very nice thread. I am going to have to get out that way sometime and see some of this for myself. Thanks for the inspiration!
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,192
Views: 1,119,310
Posted By Blader54
Damn. So sorry to hear this news. My deepest...

Damn. So sorry to hear this news. My deepest condolences to you, Neda, Gene, and the entire family.
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 31,995
Posted By Blader54
Genova v. "Genoa"....yeah, I think it's something...

Genova v. "Genoa"....yeah, I think it's something to do with our Brit cousins renaming everything to their taste during the whole "grand tour" craze a couple of hundred years ago. Go to Austria,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 35,205
Posted By Blader54
Yep. Married a prairie girl from Riverton, so...

Yep. Married a prairie girl from Riverton, so kicked around Dubois, Lander, and some. Pretty country. I called it "the big empty." Mountain looks like it's "just over there" and in reality it is 30...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 35,205
Posted By Blader54
[Theme music] "Previously on 'Zen navigating...

[Theme music]
"Previously on 'Zen navigating North America'......DogTiredRat and Jonkster make their way to someplace called Dubious, Wyoming where they go to ground! The NSA reports that the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,032
Posted By Blader54
Les XTs de votre ami sont tres agreable! Et les...

Les XTs de votre ami sont tres agreable! Et les vues surs les montagnes sont belles! In Slovenia, Lake Bled is very beautiful (nice mountain backdrop) although there are sometimes many tourists.
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 33,587
Posted By Blader54
Yep, keep the report rolling....please! And...

Yep, keep the report rolling....please! And y'know, when you get yourself settled in the southeast, we're gonna expect more reports on the roads you and Melissa ride together down there!
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2,192
Views: 1,119,310
Posted By Blader54
Gene, glad to hear you finally got yourself and...

Gene, glad to hear you finally got yourself and the bikes out of Peru and were able to reach Neda. Very sorry to hear the extent of her Mom's medical problems. Keeping my fingers crossed that the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,117
Posted By Blader54
Sounds like you guys have your hands a bit full...

Sounds like you guys have your hands a bit full at the moment. Sorry to not have info for you on sourcing levers! Also, this report has become popular enough that your photo-hosting site has blocked...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 38,756
Posted By Blader54
F'ng Ay, man! Guys, guys....so happy to hear that...

F'ng Ay, man! Guys, guys....so happy to hear that you are both basically okay and that your spirits are high. Yours is one of my all-time fav reports! Wishing you both a speedy and complete recovery,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 39,453
Posted By Blader54
Another amazing story and photos, El X! Keeping...

Another amazing story and photos, El X! Keeping my fingers crossed you make it out of gang territory safely! Seriously. Another American riding through gangland was killed a few months ago. The...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 135,073
Posted By Blader54
Oh yeah, super super report! It's one of the best...

Oh yeah, super super report! It's one of the best in showing how you can just "do it." Many would pale at the thought of riding a 250 Ninja from Texas to Argentina.....and I'll bet no one expected to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 31,995
Posted By Blader54
hey AH, glad you whipped that infection. 1g tabs...

hey AH, glad you whipped that infection. 1g tabs of that augmentin ... megadose those germs! Very nice painting, which makes me wonder...are you packing art supplies on this trip, or did you pick...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 33,587
Posted By Blader54
Amazin' how this all worked out! Really happy for...

Amazin' how this all worked out! Really happy for you! Regenerative Riding!:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,624
Posted By Blader54
In. Man, there's a cat over on the inmates thread...

In. Man, there's a cat over on the inmates thread who wants to know what it's like to chuck it all and ride off into the unknown. He should read this report! Love the bikes and the ideas expressed....
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,105
Posted By Blader54
Intriguing title for this ride: "....to Portugaul...

Intriguing title for this ride: "....to Portugaul and back?"....seems like a possibility you'll be setting up shop in Portugaul for a while. Another teaching gig? How is Europe feeling now that...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2,192
Views: 1,119,310
Posted By Blader54
Just saw an article in either the Times or...

Just saw an article in either the Times or Guardian discussing a trend for the fishermen who use those rafts to give up fishing in favor of jobs in the surfing industry. Immediately thought of your...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,338
Posted By Blader54
Wow, you weren't kidding when you said you'd...

Wow, you weren't kidding when you said you'd spend the first few days racking up the miles! That cat looks just like one my friend has....he claims it's a special breed with those leopard-like spots....
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 31,995
Posted By Blader54
In. The ride continues! Congrats, AH!! I think...

In. The ride continues! Congrats, AH!! I think back to one of your early posts in C to C with an Italian Supermodel, where you spoke of that trip entailing a transformation. It has been and continues...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-07-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 60,948
Posted By Blader54
Okay, if AH is on the road....time to start the...

Okay, if AH is on the road....time to start the story in Ride Reports!! Hooray!
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,330
Posted By Blader54
Looks to be a good'un! Regarding maps....yes you...

Looks to be a good'un! Regarding maps....yes you will be able to find decent atlases in the States, and paper maps too. An alternative I just learned about from JDowns' report about his trip is...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,366
Posted By Blader54
Very nice trip and report! Thank you!! :clap

Very nice trip and report! Thank you!! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,032
Posted By Blader54
Really anticipating this report! Julian Alps, a...

Really anticipating this report! Julian Alps, a big yes! Merci!
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,117
Posted By Blader54
Great report! Great to see a father and son...

Great report! Great to see a father and son sharing an adventure. I've been through Clermont Ferrand twice and didn't know it was possible to get up the volcano! Going to have to do that next trip....
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,813
Posted By Blader54
Jeez, that shot of Drifter walking toward you on...

Jeez, that shot of Drifter walking toward you on the Brooklyn Bridge is amazing. Was there a munchkin convention that day or is D like 8 feet tall or something? Nice update. You, Drifter, and Cack...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 59,311
Posted By Blader54
What a fine, fine report this has been! Total...

What a fine, fine report this has been! Total congrats to ya for following your dream and realizing it! Thanks so much for letting us tag along, and all best wishes to you as you return to NZ and the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By Blader54
Looking forward to your next chapter!

Looking forward to your next chapter!
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,269
Posted By Blader54
As rally champ Ari Vatanen once said: "don't be a...

As rally champ Ari Vatanen once said: "don't be a spectator at your own life."

Great report. That is one OLD dollar: 1797!! Hope the strep finally is beaten, along with the potential for rheumatic...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,162
Posted By Blader54
More great stuff, MoodyBlues! Thanks so much! Ja,...

More great stuff, MoodyBlues! Thanks so much! Ja, Swedes can drink all right...and they probably got a bit carried away when they discovered how inexpensive drink is on IOM as opposed to Sweden,...
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