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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-07-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,347
Posted By cialowicz
He's fairly happy with it... although he's sorter...

He's fairly happy with it... although he's sorter than I am (maybe 5'6"?). I think his main complaint about it is the position of the pegs - too high and too far back for long rides, although great...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-07-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,347
Posted By cialowicz
I certainly miss a lot about Boston - it's a...

I certainly miss a lot about Boston - it's a great city. I prefer the quieter, older, pedestrian-friendly feel of Boston to the crowded, newer, techy feel of SF. However, I prefer CA to MA for the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-05-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,347
Posted By cialowicz
For the star photos, I used a Nikon D800 with a...

For the star photos, I used a Nikon D800 with a Samyang 14mm f/2.8 lens. The exposures were around 30 seconds, f/2.8, ISO 6400. Lots of noise reduction in Lightroom.

Thanks!
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-05-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,347
Posted By cialowicz
San Francisco to Lake Tahoe: a quick weekend.

For the last couple of years, most of my expendable income has been flowing towards vacations for my wife and I, and towards camera gear. I spend far too much money on traveling and photography, but...
Forum: Americas 02-02-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By cialowicz
I saw, thanks. It's very useful info. I started...

I saw, thanks. It's very useful info. I started this thread before there were any replies in the other one.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 01-31-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,222
Posted By cialowicz
Ah, SMTS! That looks like exactly what I need....

Ah, SMTS! That looks like exactly what I need. Thank you!

Mike
Forum: Americas 01-30-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By cialowicz
Sequoia to Yosemite on dirt

I also posted this in the "GPS Tracks West" forum (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=859385), but I got no responses...

In any case, I came across these guys on the web:...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 01-29-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,222
Posted By cialowicz
Wanted: Sequoia to Yosemite on dirt

I came across these guys on the web: http://wildernesscollective.com/category/adventures/

One of their adventures is a 3-day off-road dual-sport ride from Sequoia to Yosemite. The problem is that...
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,445
Posted By cialowicz
I stick my DSLR in the tank bag, which converts...

I stick my DSLR in the tank bag, which converts into a backpack for walks away from the motorcycle. I keep a dry bag in there, in case it really starts pouring. Works pretty well, but you have to be...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-04-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3,780
Views: 834,047
Posted By cialowicz
Not exactly a highway, but hey... ...

Not exactly a highway, but hey...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4129/4989924034_629536619e_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/cialowicz/4989924034/)
Go Exploring...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-04-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,662,007
Posted By cialowicz
Zoom in to compress the landscape! ...

Zoom in to compress the landscape!
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4129/4989924034_629536619e_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/cialowicz/4989924034/)
Go Exploring...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-16-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,612,463
Posted By cialowicz
A+. Fantastic stuff.

A+. Fantastic stuff.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-15-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 994
Views: 192,488
Posted By cialowicz
Love, love, LOVE night photography... These...

Love, love, LOVE night photography...

These are from motorcycle trips:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2770/4126286002_6f922965a3_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/cialowicz/4126286002/)
Star...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-15-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2,673
Views: 354,970
Posted By cialowicz
A handful of mine: ...

A handful of mine:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2532/3898367339_c4a75587cb_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/cialowicz/3898367339/)
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-06-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,662,007
Posted By cialowicz
Post your best adventure photo from 2010...

Now that it's 2011, how about we reflect back a bit on 2010? Post one or two of your best adventure photos from the past year...

I'll start:
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,525
Posted By cialowicz
Bump. Completed the report with days 7, 8, and a...

Bump. Completed the report with days 7, 8, and a trip map.

Cheers,
Mike
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2010, 07:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,525
Posted By cialowicz
Thanks! I used a Nikon D90 for the more serious...

Thanks! I used a Nikon D90 for the more serious stuff (and a tripod, of course) and a Canon S90 for the quicker snapshots.

Pozdrawiam,
Michal
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,525
Posted By cialowicz
Bizzumparump. Updated with info from day 6, and...

Bizzumparump. Updated with info from day 6, and the beginning of day 7.

Cheers,
Mike
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2010, 06:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,525
Posted By cialowicz
Thanks Travis... nope, sadly no more UrS. Sold it...

Thanks Travis... nope, sadly no more UrS. Sold it when I moved to Boston. What about you? What's new?
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2010, 03:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,525
Posted By cialowicz
Bump. Update the original with info from days 4,...

Bump. Update the original with info from days 4, 5, and the start of day 6.

Cheers,
Mike
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,525
Posted By cialowicz
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-23-2010, 01:58 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 67,490
Posted By cialowicz
Nothing too spectacular: ...

Nothing too spectacular:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3360/3330087920_b893222517_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/cialowicz/3330087920/)
Polska!...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-22-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 93,590
Posted By cialowicz
Are streetbikes allowed? Me on my Ducati...

Are streetbikes allowed?

Me on my Ducati 748:

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/cialowicz/4710524954/" title="Ducati 748 at NHIS Track Day by Mike Cialowicz, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2,428
Views: 612,455
Posted By cialowicz
My 2001 Ducati 748, which is actually for sale:...

My 2001 Ducati 748, which is actually for sale: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=597024

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/cialowicz/3994399042/" title="Volare Senza Ali by Mike...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2010, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By cialowicz
Best aftermarket seat pads?

I'm looking for a more comfortable seating solution for a 2000 Suzuki GS500e (naked), which I keep in Europe.

I've used it for trips in the past, and the seat has always been too firm and narrow...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2,428
Views: 612,455
Posted By cialowicz
Thanks! It's called "whatever the previous owner...

Thanks! It's called "whatever the previous owner used" wax... I took that picture the day I bought it. ;-)

One more:
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2444/3855136882_6ac59c4a2b_b.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,428
Views: 612,455
Posted By cialowicz
My 748: ...

My 748:

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3423/3994399042_807c06f050_b.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2559/3763835998_a4be764791_b.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 523
Views: 227,588
Posted By cialowicz
I'm not sure if this has been posted here, but...

I'm not sure if this has been posted here, but it's "art". Check out this article in the New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/09/29/fashion/thursdaystyles/29ROW.html?_r=1.

"The piece hints...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,504
Posted By cialowicz
Skinner State Park out in Western MA. 116 West of...

Skinner State Park out in Western MA. 116 West of 91 is another great one.
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2009, 01:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,504
Posted By cialowicz
Heh, thanks. Nope, no DRZ... I think that was...

Heh, thanks. Nope, no DRZ... I think that was Iskolnik.

Cheers,
Mike
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,504
Posted By cialowicz
Thanks! The problem is, the fun roads get me into...

Thanks! The problem is, the fun roads get me into trouble...

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3632/3329419197_688a503a69_b.jpg

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3634/3329418807_0e30569833_b.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2009, 07:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,504
Posted By cialowicz
Just got my first Ducati!

Okay, so it's not a real adventure bike... but I live in the city now and I needed to get this out of my system. It's a fantastic little machine...
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2008, 08:59 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 27,451
Posted By cialowicz
Beautiful! I remember driving right through...

Beautiful!

I remember driving right through Korenica a little more than a month ago ( http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=368410 )! Thanks for the report - next time I'll have to check...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2008, 02:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,598
Posted By cialowicz
Unfortunately Google Maps does not support routes...

Unfortunately Google Maps does not support routes through Croatia or Slovenia... so I plotted the rough route I took on an antiquated "non-digital" map, and scanned it in.

We went through...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2008, 11:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,457
Posted By cialowicz
That's a neat camera! Has a rechargeable battery,...

That's a neat camera! Has a rechargeable battery, AND one can use AAAs in a pinch. Seems pretty rugged, too. Check out this review: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0livJH8oWk

Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2008, 10:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,457
Posted By cialowicz
Digital Cameras for Adventuring

What's the perfect camera for adventure riding?

The three requirements for me are:
1) Compactness.
2) Takes common AA batteries.
3) Decent (3x+) optical zoom.

For me, camera that has...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2008, 09:36 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,271
Posted By cialowicz
Somewhere in Slovenia... ...

Somewhere in Slovenia...

http://www.showyourmedia.com/files/1217532567.JPG
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 25,401
Posted By cialowicz
Fantastic report!

Fantastic report!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-19-2008, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 3,327,019
Posted By cialowicz
On top of Mt. St. Jure, North of Dubrovnik,...

On top of Mt. St. Jure, North of Dubrovnik, Croatia...

183877
(http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=183877&stc=1&d=1219167157)
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2008, 06:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,598
Posted By cialowicz
This year there seemed to be fewer tourists than...

This year there seemed to be fewer tourists than usual, I think due to the weak dollar and strong zloty... but a smaller horde is still a horde.
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