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Forum: Americas 08-20-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 467
Posted By rick danger
Guess you have been up to Perkins Drive in bear...

Guess you have been up to Perkins Drive in bear mt. and rt 30 out of Downsville. Hard to find twisties up here that compare to the Carolina mountains. Have you ever gone from rt 30 to Andes via rt 1...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,761
Posted By rick danger
What a cool trip! ...:clap....That fools gold...

What a cool trip! ...:clap....That fools gold rock matches your tent nice! :lol3...I want a transformer bike that goes from a goldwing on the slab into a husky 610 when you get there.
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,567
Posted By rick danger
Great report! Cant wait to get out there myself...

Great report! Cant wait to get out there myself in a couple of weeks. I just hope no tent is a good move. Maybe I should get a small emergency one just in case.
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,761
Posted By rick danger
Great report! I'm still planning on heading out...

Great report! I'm still planning on heading out there in a couple of weeks. So ,do you think it would be goldwing friendly getting up to Alaska? Or should I stay around the Canadian rockies and call...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,831
Posted By rick danger
I'm gonna try that when I'm having my heart valve...

I'm gonna try that when I'm having my heart valve replaced....Mind over scalpel.
Forum: Americas 08-02-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 451
Posted By rick danger
Safe trip. I'll be doing it in reverse in a few...

Safe trip. I'll be doing it in reverse in a few weeks. Think twice about biking around NYC. Maybe leave bike outside city and train/cab/walk around. Depending on when you get to ny, I may be around....
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,031
Posted By rick danger
Mine had the seam open up. Their customer support...

Mine had the seam open up. Their customer support said glue it together with rubber cement. I did and it didnt work. I asked them if there was a special strong glue they used in manufacture and they...
Forum: Americas 07-29-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,259
Posted By rick danger
I second that. Once was enough for me. I like to...

I second that. Once was enough for me. I like to avoid crowds when I do a trip, and there are real nice places to see outside of national parks. That said, I'll be trying Glacier in a few weeks. I...
Forum: Americas 07-29-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,920
Posted By rick danger
Anyone ever find a nice "free" camp spot and go...

Anyone ever find a nice "free" camp spot and go to sleep early only to find out its the local kids hangout/party spot?
Forum: Americas 07-29-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,201
Posted By rick danger
I stay in Maggie Valley and Waynesville. I forget...

I stay in Maggie Valley and Waynesville. I forget the route ,maybe 19, but there is a nice reasonable place called Parkway inn. Not luxurious but run by a nice old couple. I like the type of motel...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,838
Posted By rick danger
I really mean "quickest", out of the preferred...

I really mean "quickest", out of the preferred few that seem to be favorites.
Forum: Americas 07-26-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By rick danger
Thanks for the info!

Thanks for the info!
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,838
Posted By rick danger
Yeah, way cheaper. It sets up quick? ...

Yeah, way cheaper. It sets up quick? http://www.ecanopy.com/ect-2629110.html?productid=ect-2629110&channelid=FROOG&utm_source=GoogleProducts&utm_medium=CSE&utm_campaign=Fee
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,838
Posted By rick danger
sooooo, after reading entire thread, It seems the...

sooooo, after reading entire thread, It seems the consensus is: Hubba Hubba 2 with gear shed for $389, big agnes seedhouse 2 for $259. Or is there a eureka similar to these I should look at? I want...
Forum: Americas 07-24-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By rick danger
I'm planning a similar ride around the same time...

I'm planning a similar ride around the same time from ny. I was looking to avoid camping. But that may not be possible.
Forum: Americas 07-24-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By rick danger
hotel accommodations in British Columbia

I'm planning a trip to see the Canadian rockies. I dont have any camping gear and would like to hotel it if possible. From what I've been hearing they are few and either booked in advance or real...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 427
Posted By rick danger
I have a cee baily screen on my gs 1200. Its the...

I have a cee baily screen on my gs 1200. Its the tallest they made for that bike. I'm 6'5" and it works pretty good for buffetting. That said, I just got a new goldwing and put on a 6"+ cee baily...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,567
Posted By rick danger
Nice pics! I'm planning on heading out there...

Nice pics! I'm planning on heading out there around aug. 20. I'm not planning on camping. Maybe you could give me an idea of hotel availability, or lack there of? Thats something I've been worrying...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,761
Posted By rick danger
You seem to have gone about the same rt. I have...

You seem to have gone about the same rt. I have planned. I missed the "going to the sun" road last trip because of a forcast for snow. I went west the end of sept. Going to try a month earlier this...
Forum: Americas 07-24-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,057
Posted By rick danger
I just started reading your rr. I guess you are...

I just started reading your rr. I guess you are back, from your description of the people in Alaska I thought it was an old rr. I couldnt figure out why it just ended.:lol3 Then I looked at the...
Forum: Americas 07-21-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,057
Posted By rick danger
C'mon, get this trip goin'! I just checked for it...

C'mon, get this trip goin'! I just checked for it in ride reports. Forgot the departure date. I'm sitting in a concrete bunker in Yonkers (firehouse) looking out the window thinking there are...
Forum: Americas 07-21-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 789
Posted By rick danger
I pass OCC every day since they opened on my...

I pass OCC every day since they opened on my commute to work and never stopped. But thats just me. Adirondacks are nice. Not nearly as nice as the blue ridge though. The green mountains of vermont...
Forum: Americas 07-21-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,263
Posted By rick danger
+1

+1
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,360
Posted By rick danger
Nice report! Just got back from the brp myself....

Nice report! Just got back from the brp myself. Did you see any of these? They crack me up.:lol3 http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e94/313731/IMG_0444.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,333
Posted By rick danger
I tried that Cades Cove road on a goldwing with...

I tried that Cades Cove road on a goldwing with my girlfriend. I wanted to get off it so bad I was waiting for parsons branch road as that was the only means of escape. It was closed ,but I went...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,000
Posted By rick danger
Nice! I actually learned to ride (honda ct 70) in...

Nice! I actually learned to ride (honda ct 70) in the sand pits around there. My aunt and uncle had a hunt camp on McCauley Lake. On the southern side of the park. Take Major Lake Road in from...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,487
Posted By rick danger
I also have Oxtar Infinitys for about 70 plus...

I also have Oxtar Infinitys for about 70 plus thousand miles. I like them but noticed a big hole in the left (shifter) side sole. Never even noticed it was forming. I've been trying to figure out a...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,073
Posted By rick danger
Seems hard to believe. Unless you're used to the...

Seems hard to believe. Unless you're used to the texas heat. I don't think I would be comfortable naked in 100 plus with a fairing:lol3
Forum: Americas 07-01-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,509
Posted By rick danger
+1 on the heated jacket liner. I like mesh stuff...

+1 on the heated jacket liner. I like mesh stuff with a light fleece. With the combo of rain gear and those things you can get a pretty big temp. swing of comfort.
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,338
Posted By rick danger
Well. just got...

Well. just got this...http://www.nexx-usa.com/shop/full-face-helmet/carbon-white-red/
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,507,113
Posted By rick danger
my '07 carbed runs and starts fine. tank decal...

my '07 carbed runs and starts fine. tank decal has some bubbles on the left side. I think thats an issue with them
Forum: Americas 06-30-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 763
Posted By rick danger
+1 durango, silverton,ouray.....$1,000,000...

+1 durango, silverton,ouray.....$1,000,000 hwy....REAL nice....just outside silverton you can go down into a riverbed if you have a DS. I have a pic of that as a screen saver for years:clap
Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,338
Posted By rick danger
Thanks! Returning for a different size is a pain....

Thanks! Returning for a different size is a pain. Plus the shipping. Nice to get it right the first time
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,073
Posted By rick danger
+1

+1
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,670
Posted By rick danger
just a note on airhawk. First mine gave no...

just a note on airhawk. First mine gave no problems leaking in ten years. I also found a little different use for it. I seem to always have a problem with sliding forward on the sear on a few...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,338
Posted By rick danger
good to hear positive reviews. Do either of you...

good to hear positive reviews. Do either of you have an opinion about whether the Nexx sizes run a bit small? I;m not sure if I will need a large or XL. I wear a large in my Shoie rf 1000. Also,...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,853
Posted By rick danger
I'm about to spend the same amount you did on a...

I'm about to spend the same amount you did on a Nexx carbon. Had shoies mostly. I have an rf 1000 right now thats getting a little ragged. I like the idea of the light wieght and the large view port...
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,338
Posted By rick danger
I think I might drop the hammer on a xr1r carbon....

I think I might drop the hammer on a xr1r carbon. Light with a large viewing area seems like it might be a nice helmet. I've had nothing but shoies and arais all my life......need a change
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,248
Posted By rick danger
just ordered a pair of race tex and a pair of...

just ordered a pair of race tex and a pair of cold champs from revzilla based on the reviews here. Hope you are right . pretty pricey. I have a pair of steves I like. Friggin mice chewed through the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 9,859
Views: 1,507,113
Posted By rick danger
Funny, I have a trip planned third week in Aug....

Funny, I have a trip planned third week in Aug. to see the Canadian rockies. And weather/road conditions permitting, maybe up to Fairbanks/alcan highway. Never been up that way. And when I was in...
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