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Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
Right now, in Germany visiting my brother and his...

Right now, in Germany visiting my brother and his family. Sadly, no motos.

Bought a couple of bicycles with the plan to do some multi-day cycle rides (never done that before), but it didn't...
Forum: Australia 12-02-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By Turborob
I get a login page; anyone else get the same? ...

I get a login page; anyone else get the same?

Failing that, can I email you to get on the list, Ian?
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
Next night's camp was another good one. Nice and...

Next night's camp was another good one. Nice and quiet with a great view. We were just off the side of a road.



http://i42.photobucket.com/albums/e314/finaltry10/IMG_8886_zps659ac9f3.jpg...
Forum: Australia 11-30-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4,106
Views: 233,041
Posted By Turborob
Nope, nor the fabled pilot or guy who works for...

Nope, nor the fabled pilot or guy who works for the shipping company.

All good, bike sold - plenty more out there. :ear
Forum: Australia 11-22-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4,106
Views: 233,041
Posted By Turborob
Question Is anyone near Moama, NSW? I've seen a bike...

Is anyone near Moama, NSW?

I've seen a bike which interests me, but I'm overseas at the moment. Dreaming of someone willing to inspect, possibly buy and store until I collect in January. Happy to...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,912
Posted By Turborob
Your Colorado pics are making us sad we missed...

Your Colorado pics are making us sad we missed it. We blame the weather, though it's probably the fact we're soft skinned!

Please, continue. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
The 'Aspens' were blooming gloriously. ...

The 'Aspens' were blooming gloriously.



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Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
It was great staying with you and your family. ...

It was great staying with you and your family.

We made no impact on the feral hog population due to being busy riding bikes (win-win situation for both us and the hogs). We stayed with a top guy...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
So, we got to Las Vegas. We stayed with a...

So, we got to Las Vegas.
We stayed with a buddy of my Dad’s and his wife and dogs. They were both, around 40 years ago, police officers in Bermuda.



...
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 34,429
Posted By Turborob
Hek, I'm sure not everyone feels the same as this...

Hek, I'm sure not everyone feels the same as this guy.

I've enjoyed the report immensly, and appreciate the time you have spent sharing your thoughts and travels.
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
Great to meet ya'll in Texas! Cat is out of...

Great to meet ya'll in Texas!

Cat is out of the bag; the ride report is well behind.

Will update shortly, ya'll (working on my Texas drawl).
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-30-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 54,207
Posted By Turborob
It's a little late, but I just wanted to express...

It's a little late, but I just wanted to express a thanks to all of the organizers, volunteers, cooks etc etc who helped create an excellent shindig.

Two Aussies had a great time.

Thank ya'll.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-23-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 54,207
Posted By Turborob
Can you register and sign the waiver on the day? ...

Can you register and sign the waiver on the day?

If not, when does registration close?

Thanks.
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,594
Posted By Turborob
Sounds good. Me or the Mrs plan on bringing along...

Sounds good. Me or the Mrs plan on bringing along a Kawa Super Sherpa.
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
Hi, Gary. We're selling the bikes and flying...

Hi, Gary.

We're selling the bikes and flying out around the 10th of November, from Fort Worth. Going to Germany, to visit my brother and his family. Would love to ride in Europe, but not sure the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
We followed Mr Dual Sport's directions, towards...

We followed Mr Dual Sport's directions, towards Crater Lake.



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Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 98,289
Posted By Turborob
Great to meet you, Steph! Enjoyed your last...

Great to meet you, Steph!

Enjoyed your last update, loved the fired up fuck them all part!

Listened to this song the other day - you might like it.

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Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
We were to be in Seattle for quite a few days, as...

We were to be in Seattle for quite a few days, as we ordered new throttle cables from eBay and played the waiting game. Brian from ADVrider (brianjonesphoto) and his wife, Leah, helped us out and let...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
Wink I think it was light entertainment for the tour...

I think it was light entertainment for the tour buses touring Glacier. They knew the unfortunate tourists were seeing nothing but mist, and this way they could at least have a chuckle and story to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
Glacier to Seattle.

So, west we go from Glacier.



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Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,291
Posted By Turborob
Glad to see you got back to the place you spoke...

Glad to see you got back to the place you spoke of so affectionately. :clap

GPS is still strong.
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Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 76,832
Posted By Turborob
Deanman, well done on an epic ride. We just...

Deanman, well done on an epic ride.

We just missed meeting you, but were lucky enough to meet your wife and stay the night via tentspace.

Enjoy a bed and fresh meals for a while!

Rob &...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,183
Posted By Turborob
Thumb Awesome work, Kipo and gang. :clap Great...

Awesome work, Kipo and gang. :clap

Great time, for a great cause. Doesn't get much better.
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,884
Posted By Turborob
Good stuff and good luck! More pics!

Good stuff and good luck!

More pics!
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
Yellowstone to Glacier So, we...

Yellowstone to Glacier



So, we entered Yellowstone around 10am. After entering, there was another guy on a bike who followed us until we saw some Bison.



...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 160,411
Posted By Turborob
SMS resent. Wrote a reply, then...

SMS resent.

Wrote a reply, then phone/internet error.

Nutshell: look under tank for anomolies, based on your bike's prior history.

Look up tentspace. Lots of good people with trailers,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 160,411
Posted By Turborob
Tried another SMS. Hope it's right this time. ...

Tried another SMS. Hope it's right this time.

Agreed on getting some place, then inspect. Mucho breweries in Bend to loiter.....

Based on your bike's prior history, I would sneak a peak under...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 581
Views: 160,411
Posted By Turborob
SMS sent if you want any trouble-shooting help. ...

SMS sent if you want any trouble-shooting help.

:norton
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
MN to Yellowstone On the way out of town,...

MN to Yellowstone


On the way out of town, we stopped at a Yamaha dealer, hoping to track down some ‘Rok’ straps, for Kath’s new panniers. We decided to sell the Giant Loop bag, as it didn’t work...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
Great, we plan to hit up CO/Aspen on a...

Great, we plan to hit up CO/Aspen on a Backcountry Discovery Route. I'm hoping it's just like it's portrayed in Dumb and Dumber.
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
Regarding route, as others said, it's loose but...

Regarding route, as others said, it's loose but we're getting more destinations as we speak to more people.

For now (just left Yellowstone and Tetons to the south), it's go see Glacier NP. CA, UT...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
Ha - yes shaving is for when I return to work! A...

Ha - yes shaving is for when I return to work! A 'yeard' is the goal (no shaving for a year).

We've had great adventures on short rides too; this is really just a heap of short rides all lined up...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
Niagara Falls was a nice way to spend the day. We...

Niagara Falls was a nice way to spend the day. We even got a boat into the mist.



http://i803.photobucket.com/albums/yy318/spaghettiturbo/IMG_7288_zps6ef7f2d5.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 62,230
Posted By Turborob
Hey, Eddy. Another Spanish option is the...

Hey, Eddy.

Another Spanish option is the 'Michel Tomas/Thomas' series. There isn't too much repitition and it's a good one to listen to in the helmet. Can be found for free on most 'sharing'...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
During a roadside lunch stop, we found a squirrel...

During a roadside lunch stop, we found a squirrel who was very interested in us. Kath gave squirrel a piece of pasta, squirrel ran up tree and squirrel quickly returned. Kath gave squirrel another,...
Forum: Australia 08-04-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,971
Posted By Turborob
Excellent to see a TW out and about! :clap ...

Excellent to see a TW out and about! :clap

Just a recommendation, change that front tyre. There are many far better options for off-road work (I've used a MT21, Maxxis 6006, road tyre and Cheng...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
Thanks, Patrick. We really enjoyed our time...

Thanks, Patrick.

We really enjoyed our time with you, and your family, and hope to meet you all again. :norton

You, and anyone else is welcome to visit us in Australia. We have some giving to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
Getting spoilt the USA. So, we flew into...

Getting spoilt the USA.

So, we flew into NY, and immediately caught a bus out of it. $200 for a average hotel? Not a chance. We bussed straight to where we were picking up our new rides; a great...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 30,598
Posted By Turborob
Thanks for sharing this, we too plan on doing the...

Thanks for sharing this, we too plan on doing the same two BDRs later this year.
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 50,106
Posted By Turborob
Excuse grammar errors; can't edit post and did...

Excuse grammar errors; can't edit post and did this one in a rush thieving McDonald's WiFi.
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