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Forum: Europe 03-17-2014, 01:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By stan.riner
BTW, I have been trying to google it but since I...

BTW, I have been trying to google it but since I use a US IP address the Googles keeps showing me US-based web sites.
Forum: Europe 03-16-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By stan.riner
online OEM Honda Parts source in the UK?

I'm in Vietnam and have a MD30 Japanese model Honda XR250 Baja. I need a few OEM parts and one of my colleagues is going home to the UK for a visit soon. In the U.S. I use Motosport and I really...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 1,357,487
Posted By stan.riner
Get something that Vietnamese mechanics can work...

Get something that Vietnamese mechanics can work on. I have a broken xr 250 that has been a real pain to get parts for. The speeds are very low so a scooter is fine. I paid $3k for xr250 and $300 for...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 1,357,487
Posted By stan.riner
I'm living and working in Vietnam. My company is...

I'm living and working in Vietnam. My company is building a 1200 MW coal-fired plant. The EPC contractor is a Korean company. They're managing Vietnamese and Indians to build and commission the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-29-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,001
Posted By stan.riner
That 990 looks awesome. I found some mountain...

That 990 looks awesome. I found some mountain roads up here in Quang Ninh province that that thing would be fun on!
Forum: The Garage 01-27-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,099
Posted By stan.riner
If it's running just warm it up before hand and...

If it's running just warm it up before hand and then stop half way and warm it back up again. If it's not running, then borrow an enclosed trailer.
Forum: The Garage 01-27-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By stan.riner
need advice on cylinder head bolt washers

In Vietnam and putting my 2002 air-cooled Honda XR 250 head back on.

It's a long story but basically here's the situation I'm in:

I'm trying to get it back together before Friday so we can go...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,295
Posted By stan.riner
My wife (an excellent rider that can run with the...

My wife (an excellent rider that can run with the boys just fine) and I would love to tag along on one of these trips. Let me know if you guys are planning something. We'll be here for at least...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 24,545
Posted By stan.riner
My wife and I have lived here for 6 months. We...

My wife and I have lived here for 6 months. We love it here and can't wait to make the trip as soon as time permits . One or the other of us rides her ttr 250 every day (my xr 250 is broken) She...
Forum: Regional forums 12-06-2013, 03:32 AM
Replies: 843
Views: 110,372
Posted By stan.riner
Thanks. I want to put together a Vietnam...

Thanks.

I want to put together a Vietnam ride and invite everyone over. Maybe once the plant is built and in comercial operation I'll have some time. I will defintely communicate it well in...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 1,357,487
Posted By stan.riner
Thanks Robert and Steve.

Thanks Robert and Steve.
Forum: Regional forums 11-29-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 843
Views: 110,372
Posted By stan.riner
Hey Rob, Do you have an extra bike that Noah...

Hey Rob,
Do you have an extra bike that Noah could use? Maybe you guys could take him for a ride? He's currently riding around the world and will be in Hawaii on the Big Island soon. I've been...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 1,357,487
Posted By stan.riner
Noah, I know some some guys on the big island. ...

Noah, I know some some guys on the big island. There are two on adv that I know.


http://advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=11546
Southest US Thumper
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Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 1,357,487
Posted By stan.riner
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: Americas 10-23-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By stan.riner
There is a Hawaii thread in the regional forum. ...

There is a Hawaii thread in the regional forum. There is some good info there.
Forum: Asia 10-20-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 629
Posted By stan.riner
My wife and I both live in NE Vietnam. I'm...

My wife and I both live in NE Vietnam. I'm working for a multi-national company here.
We both have air cooled 4T 250s. I have an XR and she has a TTR.

We live near Cam Pha in Quang Ninh...
Forum: Asia Pacific 10-19-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,072
Posted By stan.riner
I realize this is an old thread but maybe someone...

I realize this is an old thread but maybe someone will find it looking to do the same thing. I have a Honda XR 250 dual sport with full-on off-road knobbies and anything bigger would be a waste. I...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 1,357,487
Posted By stan.riner
I'm an American living/working in North East...

I'm an American living/working in North East Vietnam. I'm in Cẩm Phả in Quang Ninh province. I'm also a bleed-orange KTM guy but haven't been able to find one here so I had to settle for something...
Forum: Asia 09-25-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,887
Posted By stan.riner
Thanks for the link. I will give her the...

Thanks for the link.

I will give her the TTR since it's already lowered. I originally wanted the XR250 for myself but couldn't find one with a registration card. The one down in HCMC looks to...
Forum: Asia 09-25-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,887
Posted By stan.riner
My wife and I have had some laughs at the Dong...

My wife and I have had some laughs at the Dong thing.
We were in Korea and I had USD, Korean Won, and Vietnamese Dong in my wallet.
I was trying to find some Won to pay for something and ended up...
Forum: Asia 09-25-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,887
Posted By stan.riner
I'm coming down to HCMC this weekend to look at a...

I'm coming down to HCMC this weekend to look at a Honda XR250. I will ship it back on the train if I buy it. You may have seen it around. It's all camo'd out. He advertised it in the Asia section...
Forum: Asia 09-22-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,887
Posted By stan.riner
I went to Hanoi to bike shop this weekend and...

I went to Hanoi to bike shop this weekend and bought a 2007 Yamaha TTR 250 with motard wheels. I bought it from Flamingo Travel. It was a good experience. The transaction was easy and they went...
Forum: Asia 09-18-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,887
Posted By stan.riner
I've been here for a few months so I thought I...

I've been here for a few months so I thought I would provide an update. Everything is going good. I really like it here. The food is great, we have a nice place to stay, work is fun, and the...
Forum: Asia 07-18-2013, 11:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,887
Posted By stan.riner
We're near Cam Pha now and have settled in. I'm...

We're near Cam Pha now and have settled in. I'm currently having to share a ride to and from work so that's kind of a drag. I've got a line on some dual sports in Hanoi. It's raining every day...
Forum: Asia 07-09-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,417
Posted By stan.riner
Thanks for putting this together. I've seen a...

Thanks for putting this together. I've seen a few of these but there are some I haven't' seen yet.
Forum: Asia 07-08-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,887
Posted By stan.riner
Thanks for the advice. We'll be in Hanoi late...

Thanks for the advice. We'll be in Hanoi late Saturday night and staying at the Somerset next to the Hanoi Hilton. We're working our butts off getting the house ready to rent out so we'll rest on...
Forum: Asia 06-22-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,887
Posted By stan.riner
Thanks for asking. We're working hard to...

Thanks for asking.

We're working hard to get ready. We're only bring clothes and bicycles and a few tools for working on xe mays. My company will pay us a nice tax-free payment for not shipping...
Forum: Regional forums 05-28-2013, 11:05 PM
Replies: 843
Views: 110,372
Posted By stan.riner
Thanks for posting Rob. The pic of you jumping...

Thanks for posting Rob. The pic of you jumping off is really cool.

As always, Mauna Kea was an adventure. My whistle thermometer said it was 50 deg and it was raining for most of the way around...
Forum: Regional forums 05-23-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 843
Views: 110,372
Posted By stan.riner
Going to the big isle this weekend to ride....

Going to the big isle this weekend to ride. There's no race this year but I wanted Christina to have a chance to ride the mountain since she's been denied two years in a row. Should be good times...
Forum: Regional forums 05-23-2013, 12:02 AM
Replies: 843
Views: 110,372
Posted By stan.riner
Let me know if you need any logistical support. ...

Let me know if you need any logistical support. I plan on doing the race and we have room at the house.

BTW, We're moving to Vietnam July 15th.
Forum: Asia 05-19-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,887
Posted By stan.riner
We finished our week long visit to Vietnam. We...

We finished our week long visit to Vietnam. We fly into Hanoi and saw Haiphong, Ha Long, Cam Pha, and Van Don.

Professionally, the biggest challenge will be the language. Personally, the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2013, 02:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,133
Posted By stan.riner
If it was near road 18A then he may have been...

If it was near road 18A then he may have been going to our plant.

We're in Seoul waiting to board our flight to Hanoi. I've got 3.6 million VND in my pocket. I'm finally a millionaire!
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,133
Posted By stan.riner
It's actually "Van Don" which is East of Cam Pha...

It's actually "Van Don" which is East of Cam Pha right on the coast. Are you talking about "Van Dong", which is South West of Ha Noi?
The plant my company is building is just North of Cam Pha. ...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 14,133
Posted By stan.riner
Subscribed. We're going to Vietnam on Thursday...

Subscribed. We're going to Vietnam on Thursday (arriving Friday night) for one week to check it out before we take a 3-4 year job assignment.
We're flying into Hanoi, staying for the weekend,...
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 69,838
Posted By stan.riner
I just read your whole ride report. Thanks for...

I just read your whole ride report. Thanks for that.

My wife and I are also thinking about doing something similar. We're about to take a 3-4 yr assignment in Vietnam (we live in Hawaii now) and...
Forum: Asia 05-02-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,887
Posted By stan.riner
Thanks for the update. I've pretty much...

Thanks for the update.


I've pretty much given up the thought of trying to get an A2.
I'm probably just going to get a Honda 67 scooter and bolt a CR500 2 stroke motor in it! Just kidding....
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,724
Posted By stan.riner
Enjoying the ride report. That looks like my...

Enjoying the ride report. That looks like my kind of riding. Moving to Vietnam so hope to make it over there sometime.
Some friendly advice:
Next time, put the loop of the strap/rope around the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 17,694
Posted By stan.riner
Enjoying the read. My wife and I are moving to...

Enjoying the read. My wife and I are moving to Vietnam for work and I would like to ride some of the neighboring countries. I'm impressed at how tough you guys are. Thanks for putting all of the...
Forum: Asia 04-17-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,887
Posted By stan.riner
Thanks for all of the advice. We're coming...

Thanks for all of the advice.

We're coming the second week of May to visit. The main purpose will be to make sure we will be happy there and to figure out where we can live. The area where I'll...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3,184
Views: 1,357,487
Posted By stan.riner
I'm enjoying following this. Your pictures are...

I'm enjoying following this. Your pictures are simply amazing. Being a former road-racer, I love the views of the awesome twisties!
I am definitely adding this to my bucket list. We're moving to...
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