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Forum: Americas 05-04-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 348
Posted By Ducati7444
What about a ride/hike to do all highest peak in SE.

I love to ride with a purpose, sometimes the purpose is just an excuse or a futile goal to go ridding. I also love to hike, since my early age, when i see a mountain, I have to hike to the top…On my...
Forum: Beasts 04-29-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25,688
Views: 4,866,456
Posted By Ducati7444
My ST10 came with a special sticker for North...

My ST10 came with a special sticker for North Carolina market only and it is the common believe that this is to differentiate bike with more HP, more torque and more everything. ..here is the sticker...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 83,417
Posted By Ducati7444
Whaooo, it's the first RR that I read from start...

Whaooo, it's the first RR that I read from start to finish. Great great way to write, feel so close to what is the reality for a lone Advrider...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-13-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,960
Posted By Ducati7444
Great Video…

Great Video…
Forum: Americas 12-13-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 952
Posted By Ducati7444
Don't overload your bike, basic camping stuff are...

Don't overload your bike, basic camping stuff are enough. tent, sleeping bag, mattress. No need to carry cooking stuff as you can always buy subs or other prepared food on daily basis. Most...
Forum: Americas 12-12-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,170
Posted By Ducati7444
One great lonely road going from Kansas to...

One great lonely road going from Kansas to Colorado is the 160 going trough the Comanche grass land. It will take you way south of Denver…but amazing scenery...
Forum: Americas 12-12-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,845
Posted By Ducati7444
Hello G'Ville, I was fortunate enough to do...

Hello G'Ville,
I was fortunate enough to do that trip this past summer, left home alone but met great poelpe everyday. This is why i ride solo, the satisfaction and pleasure of meeting new people...
Forum: Americas 12-11-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By Ducati7444
Thanks for the advice…. I usually prefer...

Thanks for the advice….
I usually prefer ferries than air, as RexBux said, it is already vacation….
Forum: Americas 12-08-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By Ducati7444
Panama to Columbia border crossing

Hello,

I'm planning the next big trip. I hope it will take me to Ushuaia.
I really want to ride all way down. Including riding Central America.

My road planning goes well for most of the...
Forum: Americas 10-20-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By Ducati7444
Christmas -New Eve trip idea?

THis year, my kid will be out of town for Christmas holiday. I'm thinking going for a 2 weeks trip somewhere in the south...What do you think about Big Bend, Tx or Death valley? Any suggestion? I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 682
Posted By Ducati7444
insight trip report...

This year I did not go on vacation, I did not have the fortune to eat in good restaurant, sleep in a comfortable hotel, I have not had my coffee every morning. I have not taken a shower every day,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By Ducati7444
Ride to AK....

Hello,

Just want to share with you some pictures of my trip to AK. I started on a beautiful sunday morning, in Lewisville, NC. Day one was quite easy, took 52N to Ky, then 64 west to Germantown,...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-10-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,755
Posted By Ducati7444
I use a Dell Inspiron Mini 10 since at least 2-3...

I use a Dell Inspiron Mini 10 since at least 2-3 years. It has a build in card reader and 150GB hard drive. I did install Garmin Topo US100k maps on it like that i can upload to my Garmin Etrex GPS...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-09-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,108
Posted By Ducati7444
as any good trip planning, bike preparation is a...

as any good trip planning, bike preparation is a big part of it. What i have done:

Change oil, oil filter, all brake fluids, coolant, new air filter, adjust rear shock and fork for loaded bike,,...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-09-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,423
Posted By Ducati7444
I always admire poeple that devote their time,...

I always admire poeple that devote their time, life for a great cause. Please share your trip with us. :clap
Forum: Trip Planning 06-07-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,108
Posted By Ducati7444
Thank you for the advice, did not know...

Thank you for the advice, did not know that...last time I cross canadian border by bike, they did not ask for it, as you said, better to be ready to save time.
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,828
Posted By Ducati7444
Hey, I'm a sub 39 poster, does not mean i do not...

Hey, I'm a sub 39 poster, does not mean i do not ride, it just mean i do not post...:wink:
That being said, i do love your answer and agree with the altranitve thinking you have. I'm still debating...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-06-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,108
Posted By Ducati7444
If everything goes as planned, Saturday June...

If everything goes as planned, Saturday June 15th, return home by August 4th :)
Forum: Trip Planning 06-03-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,108
Posted By Ducati7444
And if I forgot something essential, it is plenty...

And if I forgot something essential, it is plenty of shopping centers on the way up north...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-03-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,108
Posted By Ducati7444
From NC to KY, MO, Ks, CO for the CO back...

From NC to KY, MO, Ks, CO for the CO back discovery road, Wyoming to visit and hike Yellowstone, Montana to visit Glacier National Park, British Columbia to visit the Rockies, Yukon, Fairbanks,...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-02-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,119
Posted By Ducati7444
I'm happy I read yours because I forgot toilet...

I'm happy I read yours because I forgot toilet paper :deal
Forum: Trip Planning 06-02-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 41,937
Posted By Ducati7444
u2...

u2...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-02-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 65,800
Posted By Ducati7444
For many year, i skip parts of my vacation time...

For many year, i skip parts of my vacation time because my boss always ask me to take care of business, now I have accumulated 12 weeks vacations and I just take it. (6 weeks). I'm fortunate enough...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-02-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 15,751
Posted By Ducati7444
The biggest issue with top box is that the added...

The biggest issue with top box is that the added weight is, most of the time, behind the rear wheel axle, therefore, the added weight is at the worst possible location, far away and lifting the front...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-02-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,108
Posted By Ducati7444
Packing list and preparation AK trip

Hello fellow inmates,
I did post few times for the trip I'm doing this summer to celebrate 50 years of good life.

I'm in the final preparation stage. Here are the packing list i came up today and...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,760
Posted By Ducati7444
I did buy only 2 new bikes from a dealership...

I did buy only 2 new bikes from a dealership (same one) and each time I negotiated the price out the door and clearly mention that I do not want to see on the bill of sale these kind of fees.
What...
Forum: Face plant 05-26-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,617
Posted By Ducati7444
. good to hear you are doing well, great...

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good to hear you are doing well, great writing.
I had ski accident 3 years ago and Doctor told me no more ski or motorcycle or what so ever bumpy...Not an option for me. Only way to get back...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-26-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 10,385
Views: 3,386,998
Posted By Ducati7444
Zx14r

Best engine I ever had...put 35K miles on it and never missed a beat. This pic was taken on my way to Niagara fall, Toronto, Montreal, quebec and back home trough the Adirondack...notice minimalist...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-26-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 10,385
Views: 3,386,998
Posted By Ducati7444
Honda CB900F

And this one is being restored and modify to 1980 Super bike era...including look, engine mod and handling....might take few years before completion.......
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-26-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10,385
Views: 3,386,998
Posted By Ducati7444
my mate that take me to new highs

Contemplating...
http://i386.photobucket.com/albums/oo305/Techonly/DSC_0765_zps5216e5ee.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-26-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10,385
Views: 3,386,998
Posted By Ducati7444
End of track session...

End of track session when a rider miss his breaking point went straight and hit my rear wheel when I was well in the turn...as with any supermodel, it always cost $$$$ to make it up after a fight......
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-26-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10,385
Views: 3,386,998
Posted By Ducati7444
She did leave me...miss her bad attitude...

Duc M750...
http://i386.photobucket.com/albums/oo305/Techonly/Carey003_zps2d8a4797.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-26-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10,385
Views: 3,386,998
Posted By Ducati7444
My other soulmate...

I hope she will never leave me...
http://i386.photobucket.com/albums/oo305/Techonly/DSC_0778_zpsf3ee3b7b.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-26-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 649
Posted By Ducati7444
Danger riding at night...

Danger riding at night are not only deer or car...tree down on BRPW last night. Did good use of S10 light and help too cleaning the road......
Forum: Alaska 05-11-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,356
Posted By Ducati7444
Hi, Orignaly from Belgium too (Liege) and...

Hi,

Orignaly from Belgium too (Liege) and will be riding from NC to Dead Horse from June 16th to end of Jully....let see if our roads cross and we will drink few beers and put dead meat on the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-04-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By Ducati7444
Not a problem to send the gps file, however, it...

Not a problem to send the gps file, however, it is very easy to find. When you are in Blowing Rock historic district, coming from Boone, at the end of the street after the English pub on your left,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-04-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 719
Posted By Ducati7444
NC, BRPW to Pisagh National Forest, back to winston Salem loop.

Hello Inmates,

Just want to share my today loop in NC Mountain. I did left late morning, weather was not great, even turned very foggy and rainy on the BRPW. And i did love it. I encounter...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-19-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 20,072
Posted By Ducati7444
Beautiful picture, and I love the fact that you...

Beautiful picture, and I love the fact that you explore on a scoot, these scooters are always over looked. Usualy, I always head north to the Apalachian mountain, now after reading your post, I want...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-18-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,908
Posted By Ducati7444
Big Walker Mountain, Va

Weekend ride in Va, Big Walker Mountain and loop back home by following part of New River.

To avoid any permanent damage of my last 2 neurons, I was well due for a weekend ride/camping. I pick up...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-18-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 996
Posted By Ducati7444
Pisgah National forest loop

Here a map for one of my favorite day tour, lot of other forest roads in this area.

My new companion just came out the showroom and I did want to test the S10 on easy forest road. Works like a...
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