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Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By lonesoldier84
You mean the one in Montana? That would have...

You mean the one in Montana?

That would have been this one:

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Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By lonesoldier84
Total cost of meal.....$2. Oh hell yeah. Most...

Total cost of meal.....$2. Oh hell yeah. Most delicious thing ever. Seriously.

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/IMG_3948.jpg

Found a place to camp after a little while and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By lonesoldier84
http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/I...

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/IMG_3908.jpg


http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/IMG_3909.jpg


http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/IMG_3911.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By lonesoldier84
Didn't take a lot of pictures as it was just so...

Didn't take a lot of pictures as it was just so much god damned fun. I was amazed at how aggressive you can be on knobby tires even with a fully loaded machine. Adjustable pre-load really helped.
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 01:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By lonesoldier84
So turns out if I had gone around the corner...

So turns out if I had gone around the corner there was a MUCH easier way to get up there. Haha....idiot.


http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/IMG_3817.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By lonesoldier84
Cooool. How do I get up there? ...

Cooool. How do I get up there?

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/IMG_3791.jpg

Ah, no problem. No problem at all....

...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By lonesoldier84
Prepared!! Oh yeah. ...

Prepared!! Oh yeah.

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/IMG_3746.jpg

Haha



Back on the "road" again....
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By lonesoldier84
Woke up next morning. Had set up the tent in the...

Woke up next morning. Had set up the tent in the dark. Love this tent. So easy to throw together. You can do it blindfolded with one hand tied behind your back.
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 03:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By lonesoldier84
http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/I...

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/IMG_3657.jpg


http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/IMG_3660.jpg


Haha, my big adventure.....just a university field trip for...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By lonesoldier84
http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/I...

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/IMG_3634.jpg


http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/IMG_3635.jpg


http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/IMG_3636.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 03:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By lonesoldier84
Nice road cutting through scenic woods/lakes. ...

Nice road cutting through scenic woods/lakes.

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/IMG_3592.jpg


Explored around and pretty soon I figured out that just dicking around and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By lonesoldier84
http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/I...

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/IMG_3522.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 01:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By lonesoldier84
http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/I...

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/IMG_3447.jpg


http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/IMG_3466.jpg


http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/IMG_3479.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By lonesoldier84
http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/I...

http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/IMG_3425.jpg


http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/IMG_3426.jpg


http://i1104.photobucket.com/albums/h326/lonefz6/IMG_3430.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2012, 01:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,170
Posted By lonesoldier84
Revenge Tour 2011: the middle-western bit of North America

Revenge Tour 2011

Withdrawl?

Yup.

So here comes some some more photo-spam. It helps....

Alright. So anyway, had a GS for a couple months this summer. Decided to do a bit of a "revenge...
Forum: The Garage 08-17-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,143
Posted By lonesoldier84
Thanks Al! I have to say your reassurance...

Thanks Al!

I have to say your reassurance that the bend in the rim won't cause issues does make me feel a bunch better. I've been unsettled by it.....fearing tire changes on the trail.

I'm...
Forum: The Garage 08-16-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,143
Posted By lonesoldier84
19 inch tube in the rear tire of a 2010 G650GS...

19 inch tube in the rear tire of a 2010 G650GS which is a 17 inch tire.

I think I will err on the side of caution and put the stock tube back in and buy another one as a spare.

But what about...
Forum: The Garage 08-16-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,143
Posted By lonesoldier84
Oversize tube is okay?

In the rear. It is a super heavy duty tube. Can I just leave it in there? Today is the last day before I'm scheduled to leave and time is super tight as I try to wrap up loose ends.

Obviously if...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 571,369
Posted By lonesoldier84
I just wanted to say thanks frank. In all...

I just wanted to say thanks frank. In all honesty, your shots are far and away the best images I have seen related to motorcycling. Period. Full stop.

There are a LOT of amazing shots on this...
Forum: Americas 05-11-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 382
Posted By lonesoldier84
please review my plan - 3 day trip Rocky Mtns

This whole “adventure riding” business is still somewhat new to me.
And so is the world of camping/fishing/general outdoorsy stuff.
So I would really appreciate any helpful tips, insights, or ...
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,307
Posted By lonesoldier84
thanks man! This year I want to come as far...

thanks man!

This year I want to come as far as Mexico but the budget will decide. It looks like I will only be able to make it as far as Oregon. Next year I will be doing Mexico for sure though.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 61,412
Posted By lonesoldier84
I agree. Harley Davidson makes terrible...

I agree. Harley Davidson makes terrible motorcycles.
Forum: Canada 04-27-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,683
Posted By lonesoldier84
Help the man fund his trip! For people...

Help the man fund his trip!

For people outside Ontario:

http://www.renedian.com/

I'll be at the Calgary one for sure!
Forum: Canada 04-27-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 60,322
Posted By lonesoldier84
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 27,764
Posted By lonesoldier84
This reminds me of the quote by Otto von...

This reminds me of the quote by Otto von Bismarck: 'Preventive war is like committing suicide out of fear of death.'
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 706
Views: 199,458
Posted By lonesoldier84
They have shifted the focus of this bike ever so...

They have shifted the focus of this bike ever so slightly away from off-road to make the upsell easier on their salesmen to more expensive models.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9,506
Views: 1,917,513
Posted By lonesoldier84
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Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,186
Posted By lonesoldier84
Thanks all That pretty much sums...

Thanks all




That pretty much sums up EXACTLY why I bought it and what I'm going to use it for. Thanks man.



Lol, they did the slow motion thing so you can let your mind wander and...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2011, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,186
Posted By lonesoldier84
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2011, 02:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,307
Posted By lonesoldier84
Hey no worries and thanks! btw.... ...

Hey no worries

and thanks!

btw....

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=680344

new bike!
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,186
Posted By lonesoldier84
Thanks all! I can see how. No...

Thanks all!




I can see how. No doubt at all. Can't wait to mod it to the point of completion.



http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c141/lonesoldier84/IMG_0336.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2011, 10:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,186
Posted By lonesoldier84
haha, you bastard!! I do a lot of highways...

haha, you bastard!!

I do a lot of highways miles so this is the best bike for the job for what I want.

I did look at KTMs but the only one I wanted for my purposes was the 990 and I can't...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2011, 10:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,186
Posted By lonesoldier84
3 years and a lot of tire-kicks later....

I almost bought a KLR for my first bike. I got an FZ6 instead. Then I started to tour. I'd never experienced anything like it.
Then I started to become increasingly agitated with wanting to go AT...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,307
Posted By lonesoldier84
The pictures are working again. I will upload...

The pictures are working again. I will upload half of them to another photobucket account to spread out the bandwidth if this happens again.
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,307
Posted By lonesoldier84
It better be a monthly quota. I am going to bump...

It better be a monthly quota. I am going to bump the thread when they come back. I might upgrade to pro....maybe.

But yeah, I thought about engine guards.....but I can't mount them. The bolts...
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,307
Posted By lonesoldier84
Haha, bastard! But these "bandwidth...

Haha, bastard!

But these "bandwidth exceeded things are really grinding my gears god damn it.
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,307
Posted By lonesoldier84
Hey Defy, haha thanks man. If I get that...

Hey Defy, haha thanks man.

If I get that 650GS and bring it down to your area I expect you to make it out.

Also, if anyone wants high-def versions of any of these images PM me your email...
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2011, 08:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,307
Posted By lonesoldier84
Lol, yeah, but I hate sacrificing sport riding...

Lol, yeah, but I hate sacrificing sport riding for the tarmac bits. There are some wickedly fun twisty bits all the way down and back up that west coast.

Maybe I need an FJR and a GS and just do...
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,307
Posted By lonesoldier84
Lol, thanks! Indeed I do....

Lol, thanks!




Indeed I do. Another quote that just hit the spot when I heard it was:

"Never trade the thrills of living for the security of existence. "

And I am of course going on...
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2011, 02:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,307
Posted By lonesoldier84
My rule of thumb that "you will never regret the...

My rule of thumb that "you will never regret the decision to go on a nice ride" is still serving me well.

I spend the night in Victoria, then spend another night in Kamloops. The final stretch I...
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