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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 02:01 PM
Replies: 894
Views: 228,343
Posted By DantesDame
Hail storm in northern Colorado: ...

Hail storm in northern Colorado:

http://dantesdame.smugmug.com/MotorcycleTrips-1/MotoNorth-America/Cross-Country/STN-Cross-Country-2006/i-3gDvMLN/1/L/3-co-rain-L.jpg


Southwestnern Montana
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Forum: Equipment 01-25-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,826
Posted By DantesDame
I went to my local louis.de store to check out...

I went to my local louis.de store to check out the NEXX helmet, but they didn't have anything in my size. They did, however, have a "NISHUA" helmet on the shelf.

I was impressed with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,591
Posted By DantesDame
Thank you for reporting back! I have found...

Thank you for reporting back!

I have found that buffeting isn't a problem on my GSA, but the noise is driving me nuts! I always ride with ear plugs, so that's not the issue. But this is easily the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,591
Posted By DantesDame
A little late to the party, but I wanted to point...

A little late to the party, but I wanted to point out that I use (and love) the Howard Leight plugs and can still hear my husband just fine over our Sena communicators.
Forum: Vendors 01-23-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 63,895
Posted By DantesDame
I'm always glad when someone has a good...

I'm always glad when someone has a good experience - good for you!



"Now" isn't very accurate, as this thread was started twelve years ago :huh
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,587
Posted By DantesDame
Hurray for the internet! ...

Hurray for the internet!

http://dantesdame.smugmug.com/Other/Miscellaneous/i-dk2rFDK/0/M/yousuck-M.gif



So - dielectric grease on the Sena10 pins or not? I've had issues with it (dampness)...
Forum: Vendors 01-22-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 63,895
Posted By DantesDame
I rode in, had the work done and was cautioned...

I rode in, had the work done and was cautioned that it could take a few hundred miles to "break in the seat". When I bought the bike (used) it had a heated seat. When I had the seat re-done by Rick...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 1,374,480
Posted By DantesDame
You're lucky to have someone like Neda. And...

You're lucky to have someone like Neda.

And I fully can feel for you when it comes to hiking. Dan somehow manages to drag me out into the mountains and I bitch the entire way. But when I'm home...
Forum: Vendors 01-17-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 63,895
Posted By DantesDame
:lol3 The guarantee sounds good, but I think...

:lol3

The guarantee sounds good, but I think that customer feedback is a bit more telling.
Forum: Europe 01-17-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,406
Posted By DantesDame
Yeah, it's a bit of a hidden gem. Maybe we...

Yeah, it's a bit of a hidden gem. Maybe we shouldn't talk about it?!?!?! :eek1
Forum: Vendors 01-16-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 63,895
Posted By DantesDame
You could give him some sort of sob story about...

You could give him some sort of sob story about how someone stole your bike or something. A slightly better chance than just saying "I don't trust you. I want my money back." :wink:
Forum: Vendors 01-16-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 63,895
Posted By DantesDame
Ask him for a refund (not sure how the paperwork...

Ask him for a refund (not sure how the paperwork was drawn up) and see if he'll at least follow through with that. :deal
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,486
Posted By DantesDame
I always recommend that someone pick up a...

I always recommend that someone pick up a controller if they're buying heated gear. It makes a world of difference in long-lasting comfort.
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,486
Posted By DantesDame
I wear a thin wicking layer under the jacket and...

I wear a thin wicking layer under the jacket and it works well.
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,587
Posted By DantesDame
Our Senas (SMH10) work great. We do have some...

Our Senas (SMH10) work great. We do have some issues* in the rain, but not enough to complain about. Still, I think it is the best system out there :ear


* the issue is the one unit will get very...
Forum: Thumpers 01-14-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 72,194
Posted By DantesDame
I'd offer to ride over on Saturday but they're...

I'd offer to ride over on Saturday but they're calling for snow.... maybe I'll go anyway :ricky
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-13-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 42,047
Posted By DantesDame
Thanks for the tip!

Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-10-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 42,047
Posted By DantesDame
I see that you get around... :D

I see that you get around... :D
Forum: EMEA 01-09-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 274
Posted By DantesDame
You could make use of the Tentspace thread...

You could make use of the Tentspace thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=869519) and find people that will put you up for a week or so around the continent. I know that I wouldn't...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 1,374,480
Posted By DantesDame
Let Neda know that I will have some Nutella in...

Let Neda know that I will have some Nutella in memory of her lifelong love..

http://dantesdame.smugmug.com/Travel/TravelEurope/Switzerland-2012/i-XzNWCkR/0/M/IMG_1286-M.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-09-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 42,047
Posted By DantesDame
In Switzerland it's #01-048-5163-0 - not sure how...

In Switzerland it's #01-048-5163-0 - not sure how universal that number is.


You are correct regarding the OEM bars at the base. No need to mess with them at all with installation of the new...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-09-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 42,047
Posted By DantesDame
First off, welcome to the site :wave I'm...

First off, welcome to the site :wave


I'm fairly novice (and with a short temper when it comes to tools) and I manged to install them without any mishaps (review posted a page or two previously)...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 1,374,480
Posted By DantesDame
:wave Hi Dave! It sounds like a story is...

:wave Hi Dave!

It sounds like a story is brewing... :ear
Forum: Europe 01-08-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,406
Posted By DantesDame
That's.... that's.... that's beautiful! :raabia

That's.... that's.... that's beautiful! :raabia
Forum: Racing 01-07-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11,234
Views: 778,824
Posted By DantesDame
ARGH! Our French4 station isn't airing the...

ARGH!

Our French4 station isn't airing the footage. Now I have to wade through pages and pages of posts to try and find an alternative link.

Unless someone wants to help....? :ear
Forum: Europe 01-06-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,406
Posted By DantesDame
Indeed :D For the Magical Triarch of...

Indeed :D


For the Magical Triarch of Swiss Passes, here are some photos a bit of dialogue:
Fall - Alpine Passes (http://dantesdame.com/main/fall-alpine-passes)
The map link isn't 100%...
Forum: Vendors 01-03-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 63,895
Posted By DantesDame
The "move" might explain 2014 - but what's his...

The "move" might explain 2014 - but what's his excuse for the previous 14 years??? :*sip*
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 1,374,480
Posted By DantesDame
Don't come north! As I'm sure you've heard by...

Don't come north! As I'm sure you've heard by now, there's plenty of snow falling from the sky. You two just take it nice and easy down there on the south coast, and maybe find some place a little...
Forum: Australia 12-29-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 411
Posted By DantesDame
Do you have the pics hosted somewhere? That's the...

Do you have the pics hosted somewhere? That's the key. Go get a Smugmug account (or some other photo-hosting site) and then when you're writing your report, use the "Insert Image" button (looks like...
Forum: EMEA 12-29-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 384
Posted By DantesDame
I'll be reading your questions right along with...

I'll be reading your questions right along with you, as the southern route is on my list as well. Best of luck!
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,059
Posted By DantesDame
Good on you for getting your stuff sorted out so...

Good on you for getting your stuff sorted out so far!

Tools: figure out what basics you'll need and what might go wrong trail-side (chain adjustment, tire repair, etc) and then use only those...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2014, 01:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,059
Posted By DantesDame
Next spring's trip (our first multi-week trip in...

Next spring's trip (our first multi-week trip in years) will include the Jetboil and one or two emergency Mountainhouse meals, but only in anticipation of unhappy circumstances. We intend to eat...
Forum: Europe 12-27-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,406
Posted By DantesDame
Noted here, as well. Thanks! :ear

Noted here, as well. Thanks! :ear
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,059
Posted By DantesDame
Down packs down the best. However, since you...

Down packs down the best. However, since you already have your bag, find a Compression sack...
Forum: EMEA 12-26-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 267
Posted By DantesDame
Kenya M/C tour question

My husband and I are thinking of taking a two-week moto trip in Kenya. I know that there are companies like Edelweiss who can do such tours, but I'm interested in going a little more "local" and off...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,059
Posted By DantesDame
I agree with the test runs for camping. You won't...

I agree with the test runs for camping. You won't know what you're missing until you go looking for it. Better to be a few hours from home when you realize it.
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,059
Posted By DantesDame
Where are you going? What DO you know?...

Where are you going?

What DO you know? :norton
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,575
Posted By DantesDame
I'm going on well over 10 years on my jacket...

I'm going on well over 10 years on my jacket liner and still love it :raabia

I just got a new bike and installed the Gerbings outlet. Thought I'd do a little Christmas Day ride and about 20...
Forum: Vendors 12-24-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 63,895
Posted By DantesDame
Imagine how his business could improve if he just...

Imagine how his business could improve if he just had a business manager!

Just lock Rick in the shop and let someone (competent) deal with the customers :deal
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,588
Views: 1,374,480
Posted By DantesDame
Just keep in mind: this isn't some epic movie...

Just keep in mind: this isn't some epic movie that you're watching. This is the tale of two people's lives. And we all know that every day can't be a Ridley Scott day.


Besides, you live in...
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