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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 14,159
Posted By ShimrMoon
You've got a lot of weird forces working against...

You've got a lot of weird forces working against each other with your rig. I hate the wind too. The only advice I can give is squeeze the tank with your knees. This allows you to relax your upper...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-20-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 9,651
Views: 2,319,389
Posted By ShimrMoon
Damn, best idea I've seen in quite some time!

Damn, best idea I've seen in quite some time!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-13-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 9,651
Views: 2,319,389
Posted By ShimrMoon
Already sold...

Already sold...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-13-2015, 03:17 AM
Replies: 9,651
Views: 2,319,389
Posted By ShimrMoon
That's really good news. Now all I need to do is...

That's really good news. Now all I need to do is pay for my daughter"s wedding, sell my GTL and get my hands on a ST...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-12-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9,651
Views: 2,319,389
Posted By ShimrMoon
Love the Micatechs but they went out of business...

Love the Micatechs but they went out of business or sold it I believe. I wanted some so bad for my future ST
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-22-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 30,132
Posted By ShimrMoon
I finished reading this wonderful, and in the...

I finished reading this wonderful, and in the end, most painful story yesterday. I was stunned at the sudden and tragic conclusion. She had a way with words and a certain hypnotic way to draw you...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-18-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 28,469
Views: 5,796,740
Posted By ShimrMoon
Never mind all that. I'd like to know if you can...

Never mind all that. I'd like to know if you can submit a pic or two of those aux lights shining down the road! Looks like you could assist with traffic control at your local airport in case of a...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,649
Posted By ShimrMoon
I have been using the competitor to the the...

I have been using the competitor to the the Airhawk for 8 years on several different bikes. The Star Cushion "Freedom Air"

Motorcycle Consumer News did a comparison and deemed it best. I liked it...
Forum: Vendors 02-17-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 92,851
Posted By ShimrMoon
Just when I think I've found the perfect set of...

Just when I think I've found the perfect set of cases for a Yamaha S10 you up and go out of business or retire. When you say you sold the fabrication business, does that mean no more Micatech cases...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-14-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 26,622
Posted By ShimrMoon
Speaking of this forum, I have found myself...

Speaking of this forum, I have found myself recently absolutely smitten with this motorcycle. I've been wanting to trade my BMW GTL for a dual sport/adventure bike for a while now. At one time I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-09-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 43,465
Posted By ShimrMoon
Having just read this entire story, I'd have to...

Having just read this entire story, I'd have to say this is without a doubt the best report to date on ADV. I went in and made a donation. I sure would like to know (as well as others) of any updates...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-05-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 33,765
Posted By ShimrMoon
Your report is spectacular! It's inspirational...

Your report is spectacular! It's inspirational to me to go out and sell my giant touring bike (BMW K1600 GTL) and get a GS. Really good eye for photography and I dare say, your traveling...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-04-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 31,028
Posted By ShimrMoon
Wow! You don't screw around when you decide to...

Wow! You don't screw around when you decide to do a report. Fantastic pics and I'd have to say, your girlfriend is a trooper. Takes those long days in the saddle with nary a complaint.
BTW, I'm...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-24-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 92,502
Posted By ShimrMoon
Loving the ride report, especially your...

Loving the ride report, especially your impressions of the south. Accents? We ain't got no accents! One of the best things about living here in the south is the close proximity to the Blue Ridge...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-23-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 42,996
Posted By ShimrMoon
One of the best RR's I've had the pleasure of...

One of the best RR's I've had the pleasure of reading on ADV. Please keep us updated on the love story. Quite frankly, we're all pretty familiar with a DR6FDY!

She might really enjoy reading your...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-29-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 92,163
Posted By ShimrMoon
What a wonderful RR. The video was well done too....

What a wonderful RR. The video was well done too. You took some really great pics and I especially enjoyed your write up about your experiences in NC. I live in Matthews which is just southeast of...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 283,701
Posted By ShimrMoon
www.happy-trail.com (http://www.happy-trail.com)

www.happy-trail.com (http://www.happy-trail.com)
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 12,259
Posted By ShimrMoon
I've seen these cases before as I've been looking...

I've seen these cases before as I've been looking at a GS for myself. My issue would be the requirement of waterproof liners. I'm sorry but I don't think I'll be shelling out big bucks for something...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7,197
Views: 1,363,196
Posted By ShimrMoon
Where did you get the reflective tape?

Where did you get the reflective tape?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,527
Views: 408,174
Posted By ShimrMoon
That's exactly what I'm hoping my wife's reaction...

That's exactly what I'm hoping my wife's reaction will be cause I gotta have a GS...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-06-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 141,913
Posted By ShimrMoon
You had me at Trappist... and BTW, you are right...

You had me at Trappist... and BTW, you are right when you say DS bikes are the way to go. I have a BMW GTL that I'm getting ready to sell and buy a new GS. I'm one of those folks who can only afford...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,247
Posted By ShimrMoon
Great report. I live in NC and frequent this...

Great report. I live in NC and frequent this area. Don't worry, your selfie's are fine. Glad you got to take a vacation ride and you're so very lucky to have a spouse that rides her own.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7,197
Views: 1,363,196
Posted By ShimrMoon
Now that's a good looking GS!

Now that's a good looking GS!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-09-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 75,832
Posted By ShimrMoon
absolutely stunning report

I must know who is the musical artists in the first two videos. I get the Coldplay on the 3rd one but the other one's...awesome. I felt like I was right there with you.

Well played, Sir
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-30-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,138
Posted By ShimrMoon
Thanks for the posting of your ride. Very few...

Thanks for the posting of your ride. Very few things in life compare to riding and exploring Colorado on a motorcycle. I've done it twice and each time I go there, I struggle finding a reason to...
Forum: Americas 03-13-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,357
Posted By ShimrMoon
Has anyone suggested taking a look at the...

Has anyone suggested taking a look at the dragon's website?

www.tailofthedragon.com

They have lots of rides and routes on there. Also lodging etc...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-18-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 8,196
Views: 2,873,920
Posted By ShimrMoon
Now that's a bad ass looking GS. :clap What side...

Now that's a bad ass looking GS. :clap What side cases are you using?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-15-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,631
Posted By ShimrMoon
Loved it too and the music in the video. Anybody...

Loved it too and the music in the video. Anybody know the artists? The credits went by too fast for me to read them.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-15-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 26,231
Posted By ShimrMoon
Don't bother, that pic of your flawless wife will...

Don't bother, that pic of your flawless wife will trump any silly assed motorcycle pic that you could post. After that, who cares about Meat Cove NS.:rofl
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-13-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 166,560
Posted By ShimrMoon
All I can say is.....you guys are fookin crazy...

All I can say is.....you guys are fookin crazy assed hard core! :clap
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-11-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 51,751
Posted By ShimrMoon
Without a doubt, the ballsiest guy I've ever...

Without a doubt, the ballsiest guy I've ever seen. Find a problem, park in a parking lot, rip into the bike, dismantle damn near everything, then fix. Put that shit back together and soldier on...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-11-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 149,836
Posted By ShimrMoon
Really great to read the true story as you've...

Really great to read the true story as you've described it. Also a great job of editing on the video's! Does he realize how lucky he is to have you? :lol3
Forum: Latin America 02-10-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 98,564
Posted By ShimrMoon
There was a picture of him this morning on the...

There was a picture of him this morning on the news, sitting on his KLR, wearing what appeared to be a half shell black helmet, possibly a brown jacket of some sort. That's all I know from what I saw.
Forum: Latin America 02-10-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 502
Views: 98,564
Posted By ShimrMoon
On the national news right now. Doesn't look...

On the national news right now. Doesn't look good...hope he's found safe n sound.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-08-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 33,399
Posted By ShimrMoon
I'd send them back to Sidi. Screw buying more....

I'd send them back to Sidi. Screw buying more. They look fairly new...:huh
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-15-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 30,173
Posted By ShimrMoon
Thank you for such a great trip report! It's so...

Thank you for such a great trip report! It's so nice to read and get a sense of my country from someone like yourself. I live in Charlotte, NC and frequent the dealership you went to for service....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-28-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 50,069
Posted By ShimrMoon
What a fantastic report! Nice choice of bike for...

What a fantastic report! Nice choice of bike for the region as well. I've always wanted to do a ride for weeks on end in that area but haven't gotten around to it. One question and one observation. ...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-27-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,169
Posted By ShimrMoon
Wonderful trip report and great pics. Thank you...

Wonderful trip report and great pics. Thank you for showing the rest of the new or budget minded riders out there that it's ok to choose a 250cc motorcycle for your first bike and take it on a long...
Forum: Photos 12-18-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,022
Views: 1,150,658
Posted By ShimrMoon
Good call on the hydrant. Absolutely illegal....

Good call on the hydrant. Absolutely illegal. They're lucky their supervisor, anybody from the media, or a firetruck didn't happen by...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 51,911
Posted By ShimrMoon
From the sound of things, some folks are putting...

From the sound of things, some folks are putting these in/on their street (mostly) bikes. I'm interested in a 2008-10 KLR and would use it for it's intended purpose of dual sport touring, more...
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