ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Underboning
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,911
Posted By Underboning
Hey, I got mentioned in that report! Thanks for...

Hey, I got mentioned in that report! Thanks for the link and thanks to the SFRC for a fun day.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-11-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 917
Posted By Underboning
I know I've posted this one before, but why buy...

I know I've posted this one before, but why buy when you can build one yourself?? :rofl We spotted this lovely one in Phuket a few years ago. Whiskey and Bondo, not even once!
...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-27-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,371
Posted By Underboning
This. Without the gas cylinders. ...

This. Without the gas cylinders.

http://colinandre.smugmug.com/Other/Yogyakarta-Indonesia/i-Ck8LfT2/0/M/Picture%20031-M.jpg
...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-27-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,353
Posted By Underboning
It depends what you mean by off-road. Gravel and...

It depends what you mean by off-road. Gravel and relatively smooth dirt are no problem, but the Symbas only have about 2 inches of suspension travel. So no tabletops and they don't do so well with...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-27-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,353
Posted By Underboning
One more time, Jerry. One spoke. One spoke. In...

One more time, Jerry. One spoke. One spoke. In the first 5,000 miles. On one of our bikes. In a combined 52,000 miles of the USA, Africa, India, and SE Asia. One spoke in Ohio. I am 210 pounds...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,519
Posted By Underboning
Absolutely! My wife and I ended up buying SYM...

Absolutely! My wife and I ended up buying SYM Symbas for our RTW trip (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=716979) after reading Nathanthepostman's excellent ride report about his trip...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-23-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,187
Posted By Underboning
To me it looks like the homemade bikes we saw all...

To me it looks like the homemade bikes we saw all over northern and northwestern Thailand. Underbones with dirtbike forks, an extended swingarm, taller shock and knobbies. They looked like fun to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,479
Posted By Underboning
Seriously, this. More than 60 million copies of...

Seriously, this. More than 60 million copies of various forms of the Honda Cub have been sold in something like 160 countries.

Cheap to buy, cheap to run, parts are everywhere, local mechanics...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-30-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,561
Posted By Underboning
You may already be aware of this, but Cam at...

You may already be aware of this, but Cam at ScooterSeals.com (http://www.scooterseals.com/SYM_RV250.html) has the stock windscreen for the RV250 for $95+shipping. You might also check in Malaysia...
Forum: Asia Pacific 08-08-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,364
Posted By Underboning
We heard nothing but bad things from other riders...

We heard nothing but bad things from other riders about shipping by sea into BKK. Bribes and delays, mostly. Is your quote really for the Port of Bangkok and not Laem Chabang? Almost all of the...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-02-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,222
Posted By Underboning
Thailand is easy riding compared to places like...

Thailand is easy riding compared to places like Vietnam or India. Other drivers give you plenty of space and generally follow the rules of the road. Bangkok is a different story, but we crossed it...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-01-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,222
Posted By Underboning
This question might get a few more answers if you...

This question might get a few more answers if you let us know where you are from! (Shipping costs vary widely depending on the length of the trip :D) You don't need Carnet for Thailand and just do...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-13-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,075
Posted By Underboning
Looks like a three-wheeled version of the...

Looks like a three-wheeled version of the Tesseract concept that Yamaha was showing a few years ago.

http://www.blogcdn.com/www.autoblog.com/media/2011/05/yamahatesseractconceptlead.jpg
...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-05-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,450
Posted By Underboning
Google Maps to the rescue! Chandler to Yuma with...

Google Maps to the rescue! Chandler to Yuma with no Interstate, and 3 routes to choose from. Of course, it adds 95 miles (at least) to the trip! http://goo.gl/maps/8RcnF

One route even goes...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-05-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 15,450
Posted By Underboning
Google Maps will route you just about anywhere,...

Google Maps will route you just about anywhere, avoiding any interstate highways. Go to Google Maps, click "Get Directions", put in your starting point and destination, click "Show Options" (just...
Forum: Racing 06-30-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 122,316
Posted By Underboning
Well, I'm crossing Pirellis off my shopping list....

Well, I'm crossing Pirellis off my shopping list. :lol3
Forum: Battle scooters 06-14-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By Underboning
"Don't take this personally, but you are not too...

"Don't take this personally, but you are not too bright..." :huh

So how is he supposed to take it? :ear
Forum: Battle scooters 06-13-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,038
Posted By Underboning
It doesn't appear to be legal for a vehicle with...

It doesn't appear to be legal for a vehicle with more than 2.7 hp or more than a 50cc engine per Section 11-134.5 of the Maryland Code. See...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-05-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,368
Posted By Underboning
Wow, two people brought their Minsks back to the...

Wow, two people brought their Minsks back to the US!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=618122

Most people just abandon them on the side of the road. We saw this one in George...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-31-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,158
Posted By Underboning
It appears that you are trying to ship by sea? ...

It appears that you are trying to ship by sea? Be sure to check for recommendations over on Horizons Unlimited, and you can also check their "Shipping the Bike" section to see if (and how) others...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-22-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,041
Posted By Underboning
Yeah, go with the Symba - I heard a couple of...

Yeah, go with the Symba - I heard a couple of idiots even rode them around the world. (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=716979) :augie
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 432,901
Posted By Underboning
The shipping charges did add up, but we wanted to...

The shipping charges did add up, but we wanted to do the trip on the same bikes and have them as a souvenir at the end.

That said, buying and selling wouldn't have been very easy for our trip. ...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 432,901
Posted By Underboning
I'm glad you guys enjoyed it, we had fun, too! ...

I'm glad you guys enjoyed it, we had fun, too! Hope we didn't run too long, we were only supposed to be on for 30 minutes and I guess we ran over by quite a bit.

Re was a little more than a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 432,901
Posted By Underboning
As another poster mentioned, I have had a bunch...

As another poster mentioned, I have had a bunch of seat time on a C10 in the 90s. They are great bikes and relatively bulletproof, too. Mine had 84K on it when I decided to do a little deer slaying...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-29-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 752
Posted By Underboning
Can anyone identify the scooter in this video?

Can anyone identify the scooter in this video? :lol3 May be NSFW?

<object width="560" height="315"><param name="movie"...
Forum: Racing 04-15-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 122,316
Posted By Underboning
Mark "Seb's Bitch" Webber to Porsche?

Interesting article (http://motorsportstalk.nbcsports.com/2013/04/15/porsche-holds-the-keys-to-any-mark-webber-announcement/related/) on NBCSports.com (of all places) linking Webber to the Porsche...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-02-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,102
Posted By Underboning
What about a Morphous? I have been watching this...

What about a Morphous? I have been watching this one for over a month but the wife says "no". (Actually she said "no f'n way!":lol3)

http://eastnc.craigslist.org/mcy/3647799170.html
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 220,448
Posted By Underboning
Aaah, that takes me back. I lived in John Day,...

Aaah, that takes me back. I lived in John Day, Oregon for several years and miss that scenery! Great riding in that part of Oregon, especially if you get off the pavement and onto the Forest...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-29-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 563
Posted By Underboning
Question Anyone have a K0-K2 Honda Mini Trail z50?

I took apart my Mini Trail in 2007 and am just now getting around to putting it back together. My problem is that I have an odd wire and I don't know where it goes. I have searched the repair...
Forum: Racing 03-19-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 431,243
Posted By Underboning
Dean sez - "I don't have grandchildren, but I...

Dean sez - "I don't have grandchildren, but I hope one day that I will. I have a feeling that when that day comes--some years from now--maybe I'll show them a picture printed on a piece of paper or...
Forum: Racing 03-16-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 122,316
Posted By Underboning
It's also live on vipbox.tv if you're cheap like...

It's also live on vipbox.tv if you're cheap like me!
Forum: Battle scooters 03-15-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,025
Posted By Underboning
A whole 200 miles in a day AND camp out!! All on...

A whole 200 miles in a day AND camp out!! All on a 150-300cc machine! Wow! That's just crazy :bow

(shhh, no one tell him about Dabinche or NathanthePostman or any of the other RRs :lol3)
Forum: Battle scooters 03-12-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,848
Posted By Underboning
A few more photos here....

A few more photos here. (http://blogs.yahoo.co.jp/trailsupercub90/10171996.html) Looks pretty cool, I hope it makes it to the US - who knows where we might go on a couple of these! :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-01-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,437
Posted By Underboning
Really nice pictures and a good story, too. I...

Really nice pictures and a good story, too. I have to ask, though, why such big bikes? :lol3
Forum: Trip Planning 01-17-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,262
Posted By Underboning
When we were getting ready for our RTW trip a few...

When we were getting ready for our RTW trip a few years ago, we looked at World Nomads and they did not cover riding your own motorcycle. We went with Patriot International which was one of the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 432,901
Posted By Underboning
The daily costs (by country) don't include...

The daily costs (by country) don't include shipping, just food, lodging, fuel, and entertainment (and beer!). Africa was the most expensive because everything was really expensive! Lodging was...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 432,901
Posted By Underboning
1/1/13 Happy New Year!

It's been a while since I updated our journey, but given that it's the new year, I thought I would do an update for anyone who's still here. Sorry it has been such a long time, but it's been...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-28-2012, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 970
Posted By Underboning
Sounds like a fun ride! I'll have to check out...

Sounds like a fun ride! I'll have to check out your blog later today. The Symbas really aren't bad on a long ride, especially when the seat foam is relatively fresh. Our best day was about 380...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-07-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 36,349
Posted By Underboning
Hi Jerry- It's the same bike, just with more...

Hi Jerry-

It's the same bike, just with more realistic specs. The Symbas can carry plenty of weight with no real problem. I usually weigh between 190 and 200 pounds and my Symba made it over...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 432,901
Posted By Underboning
6/19 The Final Ride

We woke to a cloudy and overcast morning, which didn't do much for my mood. After breakfast in the room, we began packing the bikes one final time. I was feeling more than a bit wistful as I once...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 05:36 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014