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Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By Ritten
That's what I'm looking for! Thanks

That's what I'm looking for! Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By Ritten
H&B spacer dimensions

I've sheared a couple of bolts on my H&B engine guards and lost one of the spacers. Andrew didn't have these spare parts in stock, and getting them imported is going to take forever. I've searched...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-21-2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,425
Posted By Ritten
<object width="425" height="344"><param...

<object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/4DTTmqESsOk&hl=en&fs=1"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess"...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-21-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,425
Posted By Ritten
Today was probably THE best tech day DSRL has...

Today was probably THE best tech day DSRL has ever had when it comes to weather and attendance! It was good seeing some of the older faces as well as meeting some new ones! Here's a few pics from...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,811
Posted By Ritten
Walt....that picture of you riding that Duc is my...

Walt....that picture of you riding that Duc is my new definition of a monkey humping a football!!! It was good meeting you Mike and Todd. Wish I could have gone on the ride Sunday with ya'll.

...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2007, 07:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,495
Posted By Ritten
It's not quite a road pic, but it fits the title....

It's not quite a road pic, but it fits the title. This was during our ride out to Cali last year when I told Juicemonkey what I did with the dancer from the bar the night before. Notice Nickatnite...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2007, 05:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,894
Posted By Ritten
Welcome to the Adventure side of the kool-aid!!!...

Welcome to the Adventure side of the kool-aid!!! haha
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ritten
I rode on to Jasper and found a hotel that was...

I rode on to Jasper and found a hotel that was halfway reasonable. I knew there was no way I'd be setting up camp. When I tried to get off the bike I could only curse. "It's going to be a looooong...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ritten
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d71/Thetedeo/Ult...

http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d71/Thetedeo/Ultimate%20Coast%20to%20Coast/IMG_3876.jpg
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d71/Thetedeo/Ultimate%20Coast%20to%20Coast/IMG_3877.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2007, 08:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ritten
A day of wonder and misfortune

I slept surprisingly well that night with the sound of rain on the fly. When I awoke however, it was to the sound of a very strong wind and the tent was shaking like one you might see anchored in a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ritten
Back to Glacier

The days up here are long and the daylight is even longer. It comes around 4:45 in the morning and by 9:30 at night it’s still twilight. Along with most of the house, I was up at 5 and started to...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2007, 08:19 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ritten
On the road again

This morning it was quite obvious how much I needed the day of rest that I took yesterday. When I straightened out the wheel pointing north from the motel, I was also glad to have opted to go with...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ritten
Here's the link to the video that I made of going...

Here's the link to the video that I made of going up Mt. Evans. Thanks Chappy for hosting it for me. Enjoy.:freaky


Mt. Evans (http://www.barrowcreek.com/videos/MtEvans.wmv)
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ritten
After a week on the road

I went to bed with the idea that if the weather had blown through, I'd move on, but if it hadn't, I knew I could use the extra day off the bike. Well, when I wake up and it's 33 degrees and snowing,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2007, 03:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ritten
Tell me again why I love the mountains...

The radar wasn't just showing storms coming, but it was also showing them building on top of me. I pulled over into a gas station and got suited up for rain....
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2007, 03:29 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ritten
Rockys in the summertime.

I really didn't sleep too good in the tent. It's been a while since I've done this many miles for this many days back to back and my shoulders are really taking the brunt of it. I'm sure my...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ritten
Blasting to the Rockies

It was really good seeing everybody again and I would have liked to stay another day, but everytime I think of all that I wish I could do I tell myself, "I can come back anytime. Alaska's waiting." ...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2007, 05:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ritten
Miles to think

I had set the alarm for 6am and it just seemed to come way too fast. Like I had done so many times before, I woke up by slowly getting all of my things together. Once again, the morning was...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ritten
Alone with the road

The morning came and it was a slow time getting things ready. We would be gaining an hour by riding back west so we took advantage of it by sending out emails, updating ride reports, and getting set...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2007, 05:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ritten
Boudreaux and Thibodaux do Key West

The wind was howling across the island but the thunderstorms seemed to be just about finished for now.
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d71/Thetedeo/Ultimate%20Coast%20to%20Coast/IMG_3603.jpg

It...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2007, 05:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ritten
Sunshine State my ass!!!

We woke up kinda late and took our time to get everything together. A short drive over to Theresa's and we got to enjoy a home cooked breakfast of pancakes, turkey bacon (mmmmmmm), and eggs w/ ham. ...
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ritten
My alarm clock started yelling at me way too...

My alarm clock started yelling at me way too early it seemed, but it was nothing to jump straight out of bed and start to review the list I made the night before of last minute tasks. I left the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ritten
And just like that.....it's time to go. I JUST...

And just like that.....it's time to go. I JUST finished loading the bike and getting everything situated. I even managed to find time to get my yard cut this evening! Right now I'm too tired to be...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ritten
Thanks Steven! The first chopper left the rig a...

Thanks Steven! The first chopper left the rig a few minutes ago and the crew change bird will be here in about 45min. with my relief on it. I told him not to be too surprised if he gets a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-29-2007, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,038
Views: 157,790
Posted By Ritten
Here's a few of mine.... Proof that at the...

Here's a few of mine....

Proof that at the heart of every cruiser is an adventure bike.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v679/RSTed1000/IMG_3486.jpg

Poncha Pass, Colorado - 2005...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2007, 10:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ritten
Who'd have thought that so much biker trash was...

Who'd have thought that so much biker trash was also oilfield trash! haah:freaky

Actually, I'm on the Ocean Confidence, so you got the operator right!! And no, a weather brake never seems to come...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2007, 07:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ritten
Tropics to the Arctic – A Ride Across the Continent

"I can go where no one else can go
I know what no one else knows
Here I am just drownin' in the rain
With a ticket for a runaway train

And Everything seems cut and dry
Day and Night, earth and...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2007, 06:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,734
Posted By Ritten
Awesome report... Can't wait for the rest of...

Awesome report...

Can't wait for the rest of it!:ear
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2007, 05:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By Ritten
I agree with pretty much everything said above...

I agree with pretty much everything said above with the exception of engine protection. You can do a lot of damage with just a tip over onto the bare cylinder head. Get you a set of H&B, BMW, or TT...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2007, 02:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,562
Posted By Ritten
I just purchased an Iridium 9505A from Satellite...

I just purchased an Iridium 9505A from Satellite Outfitters for the Alaska trip I'm about to start next week. A buddy and I used his Globalstar phone this time last year during a trip down to Mexico...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2007, 12:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,199
Posted By Ritten
Yea, we're going to be making a pit stop for the...

Yea, we're going to be making a pit stop for the night in Orlando so I can see my sister who I haven't seen in a while. On Friday, June 1st we'll head down for the Keys, but still not sure which way...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2007, 08:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,199
Posted By Ritten
Juicemonkey's right. Normally I carry a S&W...

Juicemonkey's right. Normally I carry a S&W Sigma .40 with me and a full mag of Federal hydrashocks. :evil Last year, on my trip up through Glacier, I had my Dessert Eagle .50ae tucked under my...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2007, 11:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,199
Posted By Ritten
Contrary to the screen name, I'll be riding the...

Contrary to the screen name, I'll be riding the R1200GS that Nick has tried so feverishly to model his after. After reviewing his "Scrub" pictures if he so much as takes his shirt off around my bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2007, 03:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,025
Posted By Ritten
The racks that are optional on top of the Jesse...

The racks that are optional on top of the Jesse bags require 4 holes to be drilled in the lids. However the bolts are supplied with rubber washers and once tightened down are completely waterproof. ...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2007, 12:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,760
Posted By Ritten
WOOO HOOOO......Congrats Jules!!:clap:clap ...

WOOO HOOOO......Congrats Jules!!:clap:clap

Maybe now you can teach Nick how not to run into the back of my bike when he hits a pot-hole!! :deal
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By Ritten
Yes x 3!!!

Yes x 3!!!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2007, 02:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 17,059
Posted By Ritten
Thanks a million dlew!! If I can't get the...

Thanks a million dlew!! If I can't get the brackets in time I'll just have to fabricate up something to work. Typical TT...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-09-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 17,059
Posted By Ritten
Currently I'm offshore and am trying to get some...

Currently I'm offshore and am trying to get some things together for my Alaska ride in a month and a half. These fuel tanks look like just the ticket for a little extra fuel margin on the 12GS. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2007, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,635
Posted By Ritten
Yup, my GS has slept in the same motel room as me...

Yup, my GS has slept in the same motel room as me many times. Here's one from my trip down to Mexico last year with BayouBoy. We fit both the GS and the Strom in the room the night before crossing...
Forum: Alaska 02-18-2007, 02:13 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 54,023
Posted By Ritten
I'll be on an 05' 12GS. I just finished a ride...

I'll be on an 05' 12GS. I just finished a ride two weeks ago up to Missouri to test out my cold weather riding and camping gear (mid-teens) and I think I've got everything ready to go. During the...
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