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Old 04-21-2012, 05:41 PM   #2641
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Just to say hi from South
A keen off-road rider and looking forward to spending more time here!

Welcome to the asylum, Troubles.
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Old 04-21-2012, 07:11 PM   #2642
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Welcome !!!

Hey gals just got 2 RR's up in my thread..
Parts 1 & 2 from Gone To Texas...
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Old 04-21-2012, 07:17 PM   #2643
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Welcome !!!

Hey gals just got 2 RR's up in my thread..
Parts 1 & 2 from Gone To Texas...
linky? Please?
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Old 04-21-2012, 07:24 PM   #2644
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Here ya go.... If ya don't want to go through ALL of my RR's..
Just go to the link and then last page...

All my RR's
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Old 04-26-2012, 03:30 PM   #2645
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Welcome to the asylum, SixOneGiraffe!
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Old 04-29-2012, 10:36 AM   #2646
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My new WTB/WTR ad

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Hey Y'all,

I'm still looking for a bike for my trip in July this year. If you have a bike that is collecting dust this summer and want some cash for it please check it out.
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Old 04-29-2012, 03:45 PM   #2647
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Washington State to Alaska

mr.matteeanne and i are trucking our bikes from Washington State to Alaska, Any tips on great spots to camp and ride would be appreciated..
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Old 05-07-2012, 08:25 PM   #2648
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Hey Gals ... I have almost all of Gone To Texas up.. Still have part 6 to do yet... It's coming .. I hope it rains tomorrow,so I can work on it...

The link is in my Sig...
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Old 05-08-2012, 07:30 AM   #2649
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mr.matteeanne and i are trucking our bikes from Washington State to Alaska, Any tips on great spots to camp and ride would be appreciated..
I'd ride up rather than truck but that's just me.

Hyder is a fun little town and if you go beyond Hyder the road takes you to Salmon Glacier.

I was disappointed in Skagway....much to touristy and didn't have the AK "feel" that I was looking for. Hyder did have that feel. Haines was OK, better than Skagway but again pretty touristy these days. The road to both is a great road ride though with fantastic views. I'd go to both again just for the ride but not so much the towns.

The ferry from Haines back to BC was a blast going through the inside passage.

Where ever you go have a great time.
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Old 05-08-2012, 04:56 PM   #2650
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Hello and a question

First I just want to say Hello to all the adventurous women here! If any of you are from MD or PA and are looking for company to ride, let me know!

I'm the proud owner of a new DRZ400! Just finished breaking it in and did my first dual sport event this past weekend. Got a few pointers from the guyz....one of which is to get some different boots with a good tread.

I read through a couple of the equipment/boot threads on this forum but have a question that I could not find answered there. I found a couple of models I liked (Sidi Adventure Rain or Gore-tex) but the challenge is that I need a size 39. It looks like the smallest Rain model made is 40, but the Gore-Tex is made in 39....the problem is I can't find that size anywhere online. I called the importer in California and the smallest size he imports to the US is 40.

So...this leaves me looking for a different boot or calling around to friends in Europe to try and find a size 39 over there...so, any suggestions would be appreciated! (and by suggestions, I mean sources for this boot in my size or alternate boots with good tread/waterproof/shin & ankle protection)

Working on some other 'adaptations' to my bike like raising the bars, lowering the 35" seat height, and putting some REAL tires on the thing so it can engage in a little bit of mud.

Thanks in advance!

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Old 05-08-2012, 05:12 PM   #2651
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I read through a couple of the equipment/boot threads on this forum but have a question that I could not find answered there. I found a couple of models I liked (Sidi Adventure Rain or Gore-tex) but the challenge is that I need a size 39. It looks like the smallest Rain model made is 40, but the Gore-Tex is made in 39....the problem is I can't find that size anywhere online. I called the importer in California and the smallest size he imports to the US is 40.
welcome!!!!

personally, I wear Gaerne boots a size bigger and they work just fine. Here's actually a great pair/price and they ship worlwide. So, even with shipping these boots may be a great deal:

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maybe we really should get a womens riding/gear/modification forum...
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Old 05-08-2012, 07:37 PM   #2652
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maybe we really should get a womens riding/gear/modification forum...
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Old 05-09-2012, 12:38 PM   #2653
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maybe we really should get a womens riding/gear/modification forum...

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Old 05-09-2012, 12:39 PM   #2654
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Old 05-17-2012, 04:59 AM   #2655
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Question Poll (For Purely Selfish Reasons)

What does everyone ride?
How do you like it?
What do you like best about it?
What do you like least about it?

Personally, I ride a Yamaha XT225. Love the low seat height and the light weight, starting to dislike the cold blooded nature and gutless motor.
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