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Forum: Vendors 01-08-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,173
Views: 321,386
Posted By Tydive
Well, I am excited to see my new H4's and Long...

Well, I am excited to see my new H4's and Long Range Optimus lights. I'll post up pics when I get them mounted
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By Tydive
It was a wonderful trip. So, I originally...

It was a wonderful trip.
So, I originally planned to take a week and a half or more trip. Work got in the way and I started late... Then as I was having fun in Idaho I learned that they needed me...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By Tydive
Day three of our adventure starts earlier than we...

Day three of our adventure starts earlier than we want. With the help of caffeine we make our way down to Darby for a fine breakfast and plan our Magruder to Moscow run.

Everything seems fine...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By Tydive
We were determined to get to Superior to spend...

We were determined to get to Superior to spend the night. As the day wore on we were still very stoked.
http://tydive.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Idaho-2014/i-TSfgzXg/0/L/WP_20140731_066-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By Tydive
So the next morning found us blurry but ready for...

So the next morning found us blurry but ready for a long day.
http://tydive.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Idaho-2014/i-bGMxnhq/0/L/WP_20140731_007-L.jpg
John set off for Missoula MT over the Lolo pass...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By Tydive
Dirt Day 1 Wednesday. We headed up toward road...

Dirt Day 1 Wednesday.
We headed up toward road 500 / Lolo motorway. We got on some gravel (maps to come later) and had our first stop at Elk Creek Falls....
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By Tydive
Day 4: Today was prep. My buddy John needed an...

Day 4:
Today was prep. My buddy John needed an oil change and new fork springs & seals. Most of the day was spent in 105+ degree heat in Lewiston. We managed to get everything done around 5 and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By Tydive
Day 2 was 670 miles in mostly mid 80s temps. Very...

Day 2 was 670 miles in mostly mid 80s temps. Very beautiful ride ending up camping in Enterprise OR.
It was a 7:45 am to 10 pm ride, with a few stops. It was all good. I was low on fuel and the gas...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By Tydive
I had gone up to Idaho to ride with a buddy last...

I had gone up to Idaho to ride with a buddy last year on my Triumph Trophy. We did pretty much every paved road in Idaho and much of the neighboring states as well. This year I was heading back to...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,103
Posted By Tydive
Ca to Idaho/Montana Lolo & Magruder

This was my first adventure ride on my 2013 G-Strom. I picked it up new last October.
I took a local dual sport clinic, but haven't been dirt riding for about 30 years.
Getting ready for Idaho at...
Forum: EMEA 11-23-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,961
Posted By Tydive
Hey guys, I have the first part of my ride report...

Hey guys, I have the first part of my ride report up on my local forum (http://www.bayarearidersforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=386123).

Thanks again for all the great info, can't wait to try...
Forum: EMEA 09-14-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,961
Posted By Tydive
+100000000 on the Dolomites. Tornante is my...

+100000000 on the Dolomites. Tornante is my favorite word in Italian! Unreal beauty, excellent drivers and hairpin turns everywhere. I will be back to the Dolomites as often as I can make it there.
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Forum: EMEA 08-25-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,961
Posted By Tydive
Pascal, It was a pleasure to meet you, and...

Pascal,

It was a pleasure to meet you, and thank you kindly for dinner. I hope you make it out to Ca so I can return the hospitality. :freaky
Forum: EMEA 08-23-2011, 11:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,961
Posted By Tydive
If you like 180 hairpin turns the Passo Alpi di...

If you like 180 hairpin turns the Passo Alpi di Neggia between Vira and Musignano is a must ride. Best technical pass so far and just beautiful. Nice and narrow too, listen for the triple tone bus...
Forum: EMEA 08-18-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,961
Posted By Tydive
First off, you guys all rock :clap Twawsi...

First off, you guys all rock :clap

Twawsi & eddie98,
Sounds good to me. I plan to check out the Guzzi Museam on the 23rd or 24th as I do the "round the lakes tour" starting and ending in...
Forum: EMEA 08-15-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,961
Posted By Tydive
One week to go! Tips still welcome.

One week to go! Tips still welcome.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,393
Posted By Tydive
Try these tips. 1. Accelerate in turns. Set...

Try these tips.
1. Accelerate in turns. Set your entry speed early so you can add a little gas. It makes the bike more stable and less likely to slip on gravel etc...

2. Look ahead 3-12 seconds....
Forum: Americas 03-23-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By Tydive
No problem. You would get more replies if you...

No problem. You would get more replies if you posted in the America forum. I don't think most of these guys know Mexico so well...
Forum: Americas 03-21-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By Tydive
It's doable, but I would only go down there with...

It's doable, but I would only go down there with a bike that can take 87 octane and has good suspension travel. You are looking at lots of slab riding so a cruiser or dual sport would be ideal IMHO....
Forum: EMEA 02-28-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,994
Posted By Tydive
Why not just mail your gear over and back?

Why not just mail your gear over and back?
Forum: EMEA 02-28-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,961
Posted By Tydive
Thumb Thanks guys, very cool stuff. TurboCharger,...

Thanks guys, very cool stuff.

TurboCharger, I'll PM about rides and food. :1drink

LasseNC, I meant the museum, good to know about the limited hours. I'll hit that on my round the lakes day.
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Forum: EMEA 02-24-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,961
Posted By Tydive
Question Italian Alps Aug Sept 2011: Must ride routes?

I will be renting a Tenere' 660.

I will be in Verbania, Italy for two full days of riding. Moto Guzzi factory if open is on my list, but it will be Aug 23-25th so they will probably be closed.
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-24-2011, 07:06 PM
Replies: 21,932
Views: 4,198,166
Posted By Tydive
Count me in for a 2012 XC. Gotta start saving up...

Count me in for a 2012 XC. Gotta start saving up for the dirty one :Groucho

The reviews make the engine sound even better than my Trophy.
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,795
Posted By Tydive
You may also try tuning your suspension. With my...

You may also try tuning your suspension. With my Trophy it went from burble to smooth as silk with new fork springs & emulators. Now it's clean air even up over 100 mph. Prior to that I was looking...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2010, 01:37 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 45,488
Posted By Tydive
Thumb Love the site! :clap If possible, add...

Love the site! :clap

If possible, add length of body broken down by legs, toso, arms?

Please add Triumph Trophy '90's - 01 version.

This is a real pleasure to check out.
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2010, 09:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,461
Posted By Tydive
I put 3000 miles on a F800S and really liked it....

I put 3000 miles on a F800S and really liked it. It can hang with the sportbikes in the twisties and makes a fantastic everyday bike. I still prefer my Trophy mainly because I'm over 6' and the F800...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,891
Posted By Tydive
I highly recommend www.egoscue.com as an...

I highly recommend www.egoscue.com as an excellent alternative or add on to surgery & PT. They fixed me up after my vertabroasty (had 8 compression fractures in T-8) still had spinal stenosis and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-13-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,004
Posted By Tydive
Cool! Thank you very much for the dyno :clap

Cool! Thank you very much for the dyno :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-13-2010, 07:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,004
Posted By Tydive
Thumb Sweet ride!

It looks really amazing! Do you have any dyno or torque curve info? Available in the US by any chance?
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