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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 07:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 36,076
I'm in my third year using Ortlieb saddlebags on...

I'm in my third year using Ortlieb saddlebags on both a Wee and a Bonny SE. Both bikes have racks to prevent problems with exhaust, scratching, etc.

Have travelled through Colorado monsoon season...
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 06:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 273
I stumbled through Branson last year cause my old...

I stumbled through Branson last year cause my old riding buddy wanted to eat at "The Cracker Barrell"... it was on the north side of town so we had to ride through "The Strip".

I would never have...
Forum: Trip Planning Yesterday, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 198
I just returned from a 3,300 mile trip over 9...

I just returned from a 3,300 mile trip over 9 days... TX, NM & CO.

I lubed/checked the chain at the end of each day while it was still warm.

Took about 5-10 minutes to service the chain and...
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 273
Here's a three day ride... Day 1: San...

Here's a three day ride...

Day 1: San Antonio to Mena, AR. http://goo.gl/maps/0nUUk

Day 2: Mena to Chillicothe, MO. http://goo.gl/maps/bU53c Revised: http://goo.gl/maps/1aHLX

Day 3: ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-24-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 897
... and think of the storms that have blasted...

... and think of the storms that have blasted that area since 2003...

Rita, Ike and several smaller ones...

NFE
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-24-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 897
Sorry, Martini... I don't use GPS and don't...

Sorry, Martini... I don't use GPS and don't frequent Starbucks...

Been using paper maps since the '60's... roadmaps, sectionals, topos...

To the OP, here is a link that might make for...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-23-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 897
Looks like this is the suggested route: ...

Looks like this is the suggested route: http://goo.gl/maps/sweSh

NFE
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,009
WR450R may be the solution... NFE

WR450R may be the solution...

NFE
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 961
Bonnevilles have an odd combination of front and...

Bonnevilles have an odd combination of front and rear sizes. I'm running a RoadAttack on front and a TrailAttack on back to get correct OEM sizes.

Have had no problems...

NFE
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-28-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,457
This: http://goo.gl/maps/2CaiK NFE

This: http://goo.gl/maps/2CaiK

NFE
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,567
You're doin' a good job of scouting out the route...

You're doin' a good job of scouting out the route I hope to follow next summer.

As always, thanks for excellent photos and commentary.

NFE
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 35,843
Wee... NFE

Wee...

NFE
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 21,213
Enjoying your ride... did most of the same route...

Enjoying your ride... did most of the same route across S. MO. last fall.

After the "purple mountains majesty" of CO., and the "amber waves of grain" of the Mid-Western harvest, I felt like I had...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,796
I've experienced a similar phenomenon when...

I've experienced a similar phenomenon when passing a car on a lonely two-lane road here in Texas at just about sundown. I was headed into a setting sun and noticed approaching headlights, far ahead....
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,429
Although I don't own an 800XC (I ride a Bonnie...

Although I don't own an 800XC (I ride a Bonnie and a Wee...), and I'm a poor excuse for a wrench, this is the kind of thread that makes me appreciate ADV...

A guy brings a problem to the table,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,768
When I started flying, that's the first thing the...

When I started flying, that's the first thing the wife did... now, the ex-wife.

NFE
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-08-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
I've also enjoyed this route: ...

I've also enjoyed this route: http://goo.gl/maps/cMA1h

NFE
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-08-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 470
Here's the route I've used in several trips to...

Here's the route I've used in several trips to Big Bend: http://goo.gl/maps/ljOMq

Be sure to top off on the west side of Del Rio... for some bikes, it can be a stretch to get to Sanderson. ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,151
I try to get to Big Bend once each year... Early...

I try to get to Big Bend once each year... Early spring is a great time as just after a rain the wild flowers are unbelievable. Once May arrives, heat burns every growing thing into a dormant...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,538
60 MPH = 88 fps. Three second text = 264...

60 MPH = 88 fps.

Three second text = 264 feet traveled without driver input.

Braking distance 140 feet = Total distance traveled, 404 feet, well more than a football field's length.

NFE
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 646
I use a magnetic Cortech on my older Wee with...

I use a magnetic Cortech on my older Wee with good results...

NFE
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,522
Looks like the adventure part has begun... ...

Looks like the adventure part has begun...

I'm in.

NFE
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,005
Last August, after coming off of the Million...

Last August, after coming off of the Million Dollar Highway in monsoonal conditions, I continued on this route to Cortez and County Road G to Bluff, UT.

From Taos to Bluff is about 300 miles of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-30-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Thanks for all of the input. I've got a...

Thanks for all of the input.

I've got a couple of weeks before I'm on the road. Much will depend on weather...

NFE
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-30-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
From what I'm reading, the route from Lake City...

From what I'm reading, the route from Lake City to Engineer Pass is doable even for a flatlander.

The descent from the summit to Ouray is more difficult. At least I don't have ABS.

"How hard...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,734
I normally ride with a smoke shield with a pair...

I normally ride with a smoke shield with a pair of dark safety glasses. The bright Texas sun can bother me.

In my tank bag, I carry a pair of yellow safety glasses. On trips, I carry a clear...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-29-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Should have included that detail... within the...

Should have included that detail... within the next six weeks...

NFE
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-29-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 924
Flatlander to Engineer Pass...

I'm planning a trip to CO that will include a route from Lake City to Montrose.

Last year's trip caught the monsoon so I did get off of paved roads.

If the weather is decent this time, I plan...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-28-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
I also have .90 Sonics up front and sprang for an...

I also have .90 Sonics up front and sprang for an Elka shock in back....

About time for tires.... have had Anakees for the past 10k miles...

As I get older, I'm spending less time off road, but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,313
Consider dropping a tooth from the drive...

Consider dropping a tooth from the drive sprocket...

NFE
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 19,378
In... NFE

In...

NFE
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,679
PLF: ...

PLF: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parachute_landing_fall

NFE
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Tankers motto: "Use a bigger hammer..." ...

Tankers motto: "Use a bigger hammer..."

NFE
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
I think this may be the problem... a friend of...

I think this may be the problem... a friend of mine "cooked" his computer mother board and solved his problem...

Since I made C's in both semesters of my required electrical engineering course,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,163
This is as difficult a first post as this forum...

This is as difficult a first post as this forum has seen in some time....

Please accept my condolences. Perspective on this great a personal tragedy will take some time.

NFE
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
I should have mentioned that all of the external...

I should have mentioned that all of the external connections seem to be secure. I'm thinking the problem is inside the box... as you suggested, probably a bad connection.

It makes for a great...
Forum: The Garage 06-21-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Power Commander can't maintain power...

I've got a 2009 Bonneville SE with a Power Commander, pipes, and K&N air filters. Its run great until recently when the PC developed a problem. With the ignition ON, the PC does not power up.

I...
Forum: Americas 06-19-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 330
Here's a route through the Shenandoah and the...

Here's a route through the Shenandoah and the Natchez Trace...

1,645 miles in three days on a new-to-you bike could be challenging... but fun.

NFE
Forum: Americas 06-15-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Here is an idea for Central NM... the ride from...

Here is an idea for Central NM... the ride from Mountainair to Carrizozo is good then on to Ruidoso and the Lincoln National Forest.

On eastward through the gypsum flats to the plains...

NFE
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,217
Build neck muscle strength with supervision of a...

Build neck muscle strength with supervision of a knowledgable trainer...

NFE
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