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Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,070
Posted By dgeezer
Good work..

Thanks for the work. Uphill, down and with the computer.
The pictures are excellent. You'll be back with a
smaller bike. ha
Forum: Road warriors 11-02-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 26,899
Posted By dgeezer
It's still a Transalp

blah, blah, blah....still ride it every day.
It fits, is comfortable, and reliable..and light.
Forum: The Garage 02-09-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,602
Posted By dgeezer
Nissan longivety

If it's the two spark plug per cylinder hemi head four cylinder engine/,?
I got 260,000 with only a water pump replacement.
I loaned it to a friend, he rolled it, and destroyed it.
I'm looking for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-02-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,673
Posted By dgeezer
less than 36" please.

I agree with patj551 on engine size, 400cc vtwin, heavy flywhl.
FI ? How abt a carb that ignores elevation change.
Slow falls are the most common.
Sometimes just being able to dab a toe saves...
Forum: Americas 02-01-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By dgeezer
High Colorado

Mid to late May could be a bit early for any high elevations in Colorado.
You know that white fluffy stuff.
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2,971
Views: 294,712
Posted By dgeezer
Well done

:clap
Forum: Americas 01-09-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,353
Posted By dgeezer
tourbikes.com

hi, these people treated me fairly.
I later bought a bike from them at a goodprice too.
Still have it. Call Bill or his son.
Wayne P. Atlanta
Forum: Americas 01-09-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,777
Posted By dgeezer
Creede?

Creede is south central Colorado,usa.
Forum: Americas 01-01-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,777
Posted By dgeezer
Creede

I was in Creede. It was crowded. Couldn't find a room. It must have been
a weekend or a holiday. I will check my credit card receipts for dates.

I always noticed the KTMs, serious offroad folks...
Forum: Americas 01-01-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,777
Posted By dgeezer
Coincedence of the day, Alamosa yet..

Sparky, this sounds too good.

Let me think on this for 24 hours.

I spent the month of July 2013 in
Colorado. Did you? Some of the
people in your trip photos look familiar.

Later, WayneP
Forum: Americas 01-01-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,777
Posted By dgeezer
Great photos

Hmmmm. Looks really good. I've always wanted to
see some of Mexico, but not the touristy part. this looks
right. Let me study the maps some more. I don't have a trailer.
May want to take the...
Forum: Americas 01-01-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,777
Posted By dgeezer
I may be interested. Here's to old and slow. ...

I may be interested. Here's to old and slow.
Is this the eastern Sierra Madre or the western?
looked at map but to no avail.
What would be crossing point possibly?
Regards, WayneP
Forum: Americas 12-28-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,383
Posted By dgeezer
cuba bike rentals

Was there in 2003. Nothing to rent cept scooters.
There was no GPS, very few gas stations, and not many road signs.
want to go back and have the Sherman -Williams Paint Franchise.
Spent three...
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 937
Posted By dgeezer
Rosario

Hello, I was there in 1999, so this is dated.
A really beautiful city with lots of stone work and great architecture.
Lot of European influence and Spanish food as I remember.
Stayed a couple of...
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,457
Posted By dgeezer
Your pain wasn't wasted.

Falang, just wanted you to know that your story has passed on to others
and is doing some good. My daughter leads uni groups on distant trips for their masters and phd studies. She leaves tomorrow...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,817
Posted By dgeezer
wow, who woulda thought that someone would do a...

wow, who woulda thought that someone would do a bike trip on Rarotonga.
Did you go on to Aitutaki ? The most beautiful atoll in the world.
Gulp...freekin ...awesome atoll, listed in "100 most...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 127,172
Posted By dgeezer
Tourist, I hope you are warm as toast somewhere...

Tourist, I hope you are warm as toast somewhere and with a full stomach.
I have thoroughly enjoyed your journey, your pictures, and your dialogue.
I spent a Christmas in your country one year . I...
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,572
Posted By dgeezer
McLeod in India, O'Higgins in Chile,

It always amazes me when I see Scots and Irish names in cultures
where they don't seem to belong. We think of ourselves as travelers.

Today, it's easy. But the ones who came before us, before...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 14,820
Posted By dgeezer
Love Home Depot

I ordered two of these thru the Internet site for store pickup,. the order got screwed up.
Finally got rectified. HDepot apologized and waived the charges.
that's right, two for the price of...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,572
Posted By dgeezer
Most enjoyable . Did you get near Dharamasala ? ...

Most enjoyable . Did you get near Dharamasala ? Don't see it on
your maps. I have trip planned with my daughter in the summer 2014.
Very courageous to have just learned to ride and then go to...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3,199
Views: 636,874
Posted By dgeezer
Beautiful women in SA

I've not been to Colombia but the most beautiful women in
Argentina and Chile are in Mendoza, AR. I would sit on the
corner at the cafe and was awed by women. The women
love to be women and...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 3,199
Views: 636,874
Posted By dgeezer
Beautiful women in SA

I've not been to Columbia but the most beautiful women in
Argentina and Chile are in Mendoza, AR. I would sit on the
corner at the cafe and was awed by women. The women
love to be women and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-18-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,441
Posted By dgeezer
Inspiring. thanks

Thanks for sharing this. Colorado is getting crowded.
this area may be my new adventure next summer.
Enjoyed it. wp
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 27,799
Posted By dgeezer
fence

Good shot of the fence and the road to infinity. Wow
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By dgeezer
best choice of words

Canuman said it best:
They're really not designed for roosting and shredding, but for moderate speeds and technical terrain.
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By dgeezer
No complaints

I did prox 1200 miles in Colorado and NM in three weeks of July 2013 on my xr400
with Michelin ____ trials tire rear and Pirelli knobby front. 60/40
paved to dirt. the trials rear works great on...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 27,799
Posted By dgeezer
Kudos and questions

Was the 400 a good choice? What gearing were you running? Did you ever
change sprockets along the way, say for different sections? How was your
choice of jetting? Seems like you had a wide range...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 27,799
Posted By dgeezer
spot anger

My sympathies,Suesue.
Spot has the clumsiest website. Plus when it doesn't work,
I feel like I've been scammed and....feel stupid.
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By dgeezer
NZ south island

Forget heaven....just keep me in NZ.
Nice people too, not all pumped up.
Thanks for the fotos.
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 46,683
Posted By dgeezer
Cool beans, way cool.:clap

Cool beans, way cool.:clap
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-02-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,859
Posted By dgeezer
Tires, my choice for 80/20 use

Hi, Try MT90 Scorpions by Pirelli. They hold in the wet and will stick in a corner better than most.
2 cents.
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,162
Posted By dgeezer
Left a mark....

Thanks Stretch. You really left your mark with this piece of work. Very Good.
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 127,102
Posted By dgeezer
Form and courage

You have a good eye for form and structure. I am enjoying your pictures and admire your courage to go alone to such remoteness.
Thank you for sharing .
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 3,199
Views: 636,874
Posted By dgeezer
So cool is Trinidad

So cool that you went to Trinidad first. It was my favorite town. Early in the predawn there was a klop klop and a person calling out Pan..pan..pan..
It was the baker making his rounds with a cart...
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3,199
Views: 636,874
Posted By dgeezer
wifi and road signs are rare

Hi, been following your trip all the way.
Was hoping you would choose to go to Cuba.
I travelled it in 03 for two weeks. No Gps and
bad road maps. But the people were always
friendly, except the...
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17,401
Views: 5,184,439
Posted By dgeezer
Thanks.

Thanks a whole bunch.
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 21,655
Posted By dgeezer
Thanks for sharing. Good read. Some good shots,...

Thanks for sharing. Good read. Some good shots, Oswald
Would it be reasonable to do the same trip solo?
Forum: Asia Pacific 01-02-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,546
Posted By dgeezer
places to stay

Plus there is an "i" center in almost every town(even the smallest)
the " i " being for information. Big sign usually.
I enjoyed many hostel stays too. But at hostels,
you really just meet other...
Forum: Asia Pacific 01-02-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,546
Posted By dgeezer
places to stay..south island

Try www.bnb.co.nz

I stayed with a fisherman wife,
stayed on a sheep farm , stayed on a cattle ranch.
All found with the "Blackbook". I think you can order online.

From $30 anite to $100....
Forum: Asia Pacific 01-01-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,751
Posted By dgeezer
Nz advice

Hi, I've been to NZ three times in the last ten years.
This is a great chance to rent(hire) a Transalp.Fly into chch.
I would hire a bike in chch, Christchurch, for a week or so.
I would go north...
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