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Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2013, 07:16 PM
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Posted By Angel-be-Good
Good question :)

Good question :)
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By Angel-be-Good
For this trip, an old Canon XTi and a trio of...

For this trip, an old Canon XTi and a trio of lenses -- mostly a 17-85mm, but also a 10-22 and a 50mm. (A bunch of the shots are from my iPhone 5 and GoPro. You can probably tell which.)

I wished...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By Angel-be-Good
California

We woke up and rode home. That's all I intended to write.

April 13, 2013

I dreaded the seventh day of our trip since even before finalizing a route. The elaborate path to Grand Canyon via...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By Angel-be-Good
Grand Canyon

We'd been on the road over three hours before stopping. I pulled onto a sprawling off-camber highway shoulder shared by a couple of Navajo jewelry merchants.

April 12, 2013

At that point, the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2013, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Angel-be-Good
Zion & Bryce Canyon

We slept well, despite the Vegas lights strobing through thin window curtains all night. Before making a parting run of The Strip, I inspected the chain on Brian's bike. At a glance, it looked in...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Angel-be-Good
Death Valley

Brian's phone indicated a morning temperature of 27 Fahrenheit in Yosemite Valley. We escaped the park early and by Oakhurst Brian could feel his feet again.

April 9, 2013

Warmliness is...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Angel-be-Good
We come from Earth: Yosemite, Death Valley, Zion, Bryce, and Grand Canyon. On 250s.

In April, I took my friend and our matching 250s from California to the Grand Canyon. It went well. Mostly.

I just finished writing up the trip for my blog and wanted to share it with ADVrider....
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,345
Posted By Angel-be-Good
I got back from a longish trip on the bike,...

I got back from a longish trip on the bike, carrying my DSLR and a few lenses. After the trip I knew I wanted something smaller and a few months ago sold my DSLR kit to move to micro 4/3.

Micro...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,367
Posted By Angel-be-Good
Hopefully good memories!

Hopefully good memories!
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,367
Posted By Angel-be-Good
So I finished this ride on year ago (to the day),...

So I finished this ride on year ago (to the day), might as well finish the ride report, eh?

July 21, 2010

There wasn't much sense to staying in Seattle proper, but it sounded cooler than the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2011, 08:48 AM
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Posted By Angel-be-Good
Will tubes work in the tubeless Distanzias? Or do...

Will tubes work in the tubeless Distanzias? Or do I need to find a tire that specifies that it uses tubes?

Thanks man!
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2011, 02:32 PM
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Posted By Angel-be-Good
Yo bros. I'm in need of new tires and the...

Yo bros.

I'm in need of new tires and the Avon Distanzias look a good fit for my otherwise stock DR350S. They're tubeless tires--is this a problem? Can I equip tubeless tires on my stock 21"/18"...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2011, 11:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,367
Posted By Angel-be-Good
I try to write in idealized conversational...

I try to write in idealized conversational language. Like if I was incredibly eloquent on the spot. Which I'm not.
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,367
Posted By Angel-be-Good
Ancient thread, rise from the grave for I have...

Ancient thread, rise from the grave for I have after half a year decided to finish this crap!

July 22, 2010

Riding a motorcycle through Washington state is a bit like Russian Roulette, but with...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,367
Posted By Angel-be-Good
Thanks, here's one more from my riverside...

Thanks, here's one more from my riverside campsite.

http://www.ninja250blog.com/media/mightyandme_51.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,367
Posted By Angel-be-Good
July 21, 2010 Photographs planted Crater...

July 21, 2010

Photographs planted Crater Lake like a seed in my brain, projected with the impact of an M1 round, wedged near to my conscious where it tickled daydreams for a year and change....
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,367
Posted By Angel-be-Good
Not even close. I got some more writing to do...

Not even close. I got some more writing to do...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,367
Posted By Angel-be-Good
Canon XTi with a 17-85mm Canon lens. Man, I...

Canon XTi with a 17-85mm Canon lens.

Man, I still have so much of this ride to write up. That photo quoted above almost didn't happen. For two reasons. Best road I found in Oregon. Rode it three...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2010, 11:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,367
Posted By Angel-be-Good
Spooky, same week as my trip, too. And I know you...

Spooky, same week as my trip, too. And I know you from BARF...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,367
Posted By Angel-be-Good
Sorry chaps, I am a s...l...o...w writer. Here's...

Sorry chaps, I am a s...l...o...w writer. Here's part two.

-------------------------------

Morning luminescence from a sun rising behind endless acres of redwoods breached the tent and squeezed...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,367
Posted By Angel-be-Good
I'm in love with California's coast, the...

I'm in love with California's coast, the unstoppable crashing tides, the infinite miles of rolling gray sky, the shifting floral hues flashing shades of earthy green and sun-dried yellow, the forever...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,367
Posted By Angel-be-Good
Cool2 Ninja 250 | 2,500 miles - San Francisco, Lassen, Crater Lake, Seattle

Did this ride mid-July but I'm just now getting around to going through the photos and writing it up for my blog (www.ninja250blog.com). Just me on my Ninja 250 with saddle bags, a sleeping bag and a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-03-2010, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Angel-be-Good
The 250. ...

The 250.

http://www.ninja250blog.com/media/surtomalibu_04.jpg

http://www.ninja250blog.com/media/tamalpais_02.jpg

http://www.ninja250blog.com/media/snb_23.jpg

The 350.
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2010, 06:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,640
Posted By Angel-be-Good
5. Motorcycle - advantage Ninja 250 (it is one).

5. Motorcycle - advantage Ninja 250 (it is one).
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,640
Posted By Angel-be-Good
The smoothness of a clutch, I would imagine,...

The smoothness of a clutch, I would imagine, would be way better for splitting than a slush box. But more importantly...

There are so many amazing riding roads in the Bay Area, all of which are...
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,640
Posted By Angel-be-Good
Glad you like the blog and pictures :) I've got...

Glad you like the blog and pictures :) I've got 21,000 miles on my Ninja 250 and counting, most of them done in the Bay Area. The 250 isn't your only choice, but it's certainly a fantastic one.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 231,933
Posted By Angel-be-Good
Some moar. ...

Some moar.

http://www.ninja250blog.com/media/dualsportsman_01.jpg

http://www.ninja250blog.com/media/dualsportsman_02.jpg

http://www.ninja250blog.com/media/dualsportsman_03.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,953
Posted By Angel-be-Good
I'd love to try touring on my DR but the gas tank...

I'd love to try touring on my DR but the gas tank is way too small and I can't replace it--the decals on the stock tank are too sweet to not have.
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 231,933
Posted By Angel-be-Good
I'm assuming you're getting the dirt model, but...

I'm assuming you're getting the dirt model, but if you want it to be street legal my honest suggestion would be to get a DR350S that's street legal from the factory. Unless you're getting a helluva...
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 231,933
Posted By Angel-be-Good
Sure it is!...

Sure it is! (http://www.bayarearidersforum.com/forums/showthread.php?t=256698&highlight=mirror)
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 231,933
Posted By Angel-be-Good
Another of the fauxtard DR. ...

Another of the fauxtard DR.

http://www.ninja250blog.com/media/nodrag_01.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-16-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 722
Views: 231,933
Posted By Angel-be-Good
Fauxtard

Took off the stock mirror, attached a single bar-end 3" circle mirror, threw on Acerbis supermoto fender and hand guards. Here are some before and afters.

Before
...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 25,700
Views: 3,075,841
Posted By Angel-be-Good
Appreciate the vote of confidence! But I live in...

Appreciate the vote of confidence! But I live in an apartment with a shared public garage with poor lighting, one space, one car, and two bikes. If I had my own garage, I wouldn't hesitate--part of...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 25,700
Views: 3,075,841
Posted By Angel-be-Good
Thanks for the suggestions. I might check the...

Thanks for the suggestions. I might check the fuel filter for clogging, but anything more than that I'll have to leave to a mechanic.

On the bright side, I got a nice shot of the bike today before...
Forum: Thumpers 12-20-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25,700
Views: 3,075,841
Posted By Angel-be-Good
DR played a trick on me today, on the freeway of...

DR played a trick on me today, on the freeway of all places. (It's a '92 350S.)

Took it out for a ride today, and noticed under hard throttle (regardless of revs) I'm hearing a tinny rattle sound....
Forum: Thumpers 12-11-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 25,700
Views: 3,075,841
Posted By Angel-be-Good
I've done plenty of freeway on the DR350. I...

I've done plenty of freeway on the DR350. I bought it from a guy about 75 miles north of me and I took freeway all the way home. I use freeway when I ride the DR to work, and occasionally use freeway...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2009, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By Angel-be-Good
Not that there's anything wrong with that...

Not that there's anything wrong with that...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2009, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By Angel-be-Good
I thought long and hard about how I could one-up...

I thought long and hard about how I could one-up riding through that storm and the only thing I could think of was plunging headlong into the Puget Sound. Wouldn't need a whole tank of gas for that,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2009, 11:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By Angel-be-Good
Act V: 101 home June 22, 2009 Figures...

Act V: 101 home

June 22, 2009

Figures that the day I'd spend leaving Washington would be the only one without a drop of rain. I still hadn't fully recovered from the aqueous trauma of three...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2009, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,159
Posted By Angel-be-Good
Act IV: The birthday June 20, 2009 My...

Act IV: The birthday

June 20, 2009

My weekend in Washington coincided with the birthday of an area friend and he wanted to mark the occasion with a celebratory moto ride to Mount St. Helens. We...
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