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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-18-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By mill
Looks like I'll be flying out thus weekend to...

Looks like I'll be flying out thus weekend to spend a few days looking around. This move may happen faster than anticipated!
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,583
Posted By mill
Glad to see this report! Enjoyed what little time...

Glad to see this report! Enjoyed what little time I had to spend with you guys. Looking forward to the rest of the RR!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-17-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By mill
Thanks guys! That's just what I wanted to hear....

Thanks guys! That's just what I wanted to hear. I've been doing a ton of research on places to ride in the area, and Idaho City looks promising for riding on the weekends as well. A little far for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-15-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By mill
Single Track - I'm Moving to Boise

Hey guys! So it looks like I may be relocating to Boise within the next month or so for work. I'm hoping to find some areas for single track riding and maybe a few locals to hook up with and ride. Is...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-26-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 757
Posted By mill
Bump....anyone else going to try to make this?

Bump....anyone else going to try to make this?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-22-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 757
Posted By mill
I'm definitely up for that! I'll make it official...

I'm definitely up for that! I'll make it official and say YES, I'll be there!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 757
Posted By mill
I went and visited Ray's the last time I was...

I went and visited Ray's the last time I was here, but didn't have time to make a day out of it. Looks like I'll have plenty of time to give it a go now. Looks like I missed out on all of the Paddy's...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 757
Posted By mill
Hell yes, this is great! Thanks for all of the...

Hell yes, this is great! Thanks for all of the suggestions, and keep'em comin'.

Yea, I have a car and plan to UTILIZE it a lot! I have NO problem driving +/-5hr for weekend trips. Hopefully one of...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 757
Posted By mill
Thanks zig, that's a NICE list! First one to...

Thanks zig, that's a NICE list!

First one to check off has to be the Full Size Leg Lamp!!!

Any suggestions on where to check out some local blues / jam music?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 757
Posted By mill
Well, I kind of had two motives for this post :D ...

Well, I kind of had two motives for this post :D

I am driving the company car up, so I can't haul anything. I'm just trying to get an idea of other things to do with my free time while in the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 757
Posted By mill
Aaaahhhh......what now???? (Cleveland)

I'm from the South and have the luxury to be able to hit the trails, dirt roads, or tarmac pretty much year round.......except when I have to travel for work. In this case, I am being sent to...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,292
Posted By mill
I'm a slacker and never followed up this report....

I'm a slacker and never followed up this report. I made it to Puebla, MX in March. Went back in July and continued on to Panama. Should try to do another RR for that. Back in Panama with swamp to...
Forum: Americas 07-29-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By mill
Thanks for the mass of replies. No help here but...

Thanks for the mass of replies. No help here but I did manage. I'll update this post in case someone else needs it as a reference in the future.

I ended up using a company called "Redbox Mini...
Forum: Latin America 07-29-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,512
Posted By mill
@ Swamp....looks like we are in the same "boat"...

@ Swamp....looks like we are in the same "boat" :lol3 I'm searching man, but having no luck so far. I'll keep digging for info and do my best to make contacts. Gonna be a helluva trip!
Forum: Americas 07-03-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By mill
Storage in Panama

I will be traveling from Puebla, MX to Panama, Panama in a few weeks. Is there anyone out there that has any information/leads on self storage units in Panama? My plan is to store the bike for a few...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,292
Posted By mill
Throughout the night I am hammered by severe wind...

Throughout the night I am hammered by severe wind gusts. I'm very impressed with how well the tent performs. No slapping around, only the consistent swaying of the light hung from the overhead perch....
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,292
Posted By mill
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-Fcc3dfiCuPE/UYb...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-Fcc3dfiCuPE/UYbhO9iCBGI/AAAAAAAABXE/JaPVP3ZvLW8/w374-h499/IMG_0345_1.jpg

I see the long stretch of sandy trail above. Waaay in the distance you can see where it...
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,292
Posted By mill
So now I'm headed back to LA to gather the...

So now I'm headed back to LA to gather the correct paperwork. I make it back as the afternoon is coming to an end. I decided it's best to visit with my brother for a while, have a few cerveza and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-05-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By mill
Alright, I'm back..... So after passing into...

Alright, I'm back.....

So after passing into S.C. I headed up around the Parris Island area. At this point I am still undecided: "Do I try to find a room @ 2am or find a place to hang the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-03-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By mill
Ok, so after getting all sweaty and stuff hiking...

Ok, so after getting all sweaty and stuff hiking around the canyon, I decided it was time to hit the road again. I geard back up, mounted the VFR, and was back on the road through South GA again. I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-03-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By mill
Reagrdless, we'll just agree that it was HIS...

Reagrdless, we'll just agree that it was HIS side! :huh
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-03-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By mill
Ok, so I'm in no mood for typing right now, but...

Ok, so I'm in no mood for typing right now, but here are a few shots that I forgot to throw in yesterday.

Of course I had to hit some dirt around the AL/GA border...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-02-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,278
Posted By mill
1000 Mile Loop to Nowhere

I never share much here as I tend to be more active in a local forum. That is where most of my sharing goes on. I decided I would cross post this ride report for your enjoyment. I made this ride in...
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,292
Posted By mill
Despite all of the unfortunate events that unfold...

Despite all of the unfortunate events that unfold during this story, I still feel that it was a fantastic trip. I never really lose it, I laugh at myself a lot and shake my head often. In the end the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,292
Posted By mill
Well, I'm no customs official but I can tell you...

Well, I'm no customs official but I can tell you with %100 confidence that photo copies are not acceptable :D
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2013, 09:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,292
Posted By mill
During my planning, I had decided I would cross...

During my planning, I had decided I would cross into Mexico @ Tecate instead of Tijuana. From my research it would be far less populated, an easier crossing, and a better ride to get there. Once I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,292
Posted By mill
I must take the freeway down in order to make...

I must take the freeway down in order to make time. You see, time is imperative on this trip. I have to be in LaPaz and boarding the ferry by 14:00 Tuesday afternoon. The ferry only crosses on...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,292
Posted By mill
Fuego Dinero: Solo Gringo from Los Angeles to Puebla, MX

So I'm a newb around here, semi newb to the international adventure thing, and kind of a newb to the whole ride reports in general. I am not a newb however to motorcycles or long distance travel....
Forum: Australia 04-30-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,145
Posted By mill
I know this is an old topic, but I wanted to post...

I know this is an old topic, but I wanted to post my experience with the dromedary bag. I recently completed a 2,600 mile trip from Los Angeles down the Baja and over to Puebla, MX. I was also...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 35,351
Posted By mill
Ch ch ch checkin' IN!!!! Smells bad around...

Ch ch ch checkin' IN!!!! Smells bad around here....like a turd covered in burnt hair.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By mill
Haha!!! I knew I was wrong right after I posted...

Haha!!! I knew I was wrong right after I posted :D next time just tell me to STFU!!!
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By mill
Hhhmmm, I could be wrong in regards to his...

Hhhmmm, I could be wrong in regards to his reference. Probably am considering I tend to be wrong quite often :D
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By mill
The neutral switch he is referring to is the...

The neutral switch he is referring to is the neutral safety switch, and has no effect on the indicator light. This switch is only to prohibit the bike from starting if it is in gear and the clutch...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2013, 08:33 PM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By mill
So if the oring that holds the float up tight to...

So if the oring that holds the float up tight to the body fails, this couldn't cause overflow???? In my method of thinking, if the float wasn't tight in it's positioning and fell down loose inside...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By mill
No, the orings that seal the float to the carb...

No, the orings that seal the float to the carb body were dried out and cracked.

Significant time restraints. The plan was to leave Los Angeles, CA Saturday morning, ride the entire Baja, hop the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By mill
Thanks for all of the pointers. The float bowl o...

Thanks for all of the pointers. The float bowl o rings were faulty and flooding the plugs. We weren't able to source the proper size o rings, so we ended up sanding some down to get me to the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By mill
Yep, I've got enough room to get on the broken...

Yep, I've got enough room to get on the broken stud with a pair of vice grips. I'll check Ace locally for the stud. Thanks for the tip. Btw, what year is your DR? I am curious to know if the fork...
Forum: Americas 04-17-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,408
Posted By mill
Yep...he had luck haha!!! I think it was a...

Yep...he had luck haha!!! I think it was a headache, but he's one hard headed, determined son of a bitch! He's already with the bike in Costa Rica. Check him at enduroearth.com.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 98,648
Views: 18,810,895
Posted By mill
I know I don't show my face around here much, but...

I know I don't show my face around here much, but that's about to change. I live in Alabama and run around with a member here they call Swamp....

Anyways I have a 1997 DR 650 out in California at...
Forum: Americas 03-05-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,408
Posted By mill
That's what I keep telling him, but he just...

That's what I keep telling him, but he just doesn't listen! :lol3
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