CA to AK on a SYM Symba

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by DaBinChe, Jun 21, 2010.

  1. wanna bECO

    wanna bECO Long timer

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    The size of your BALLS are only exceeded by how freakin cool you are!:lol3
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  2. CoolioRZ

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    The last I heard, the Symbas are not yet CARB certified for California. I'm not sure why that keeps getting delayed.
    I'm guessing the Alabama plates came for the US distributor (Carter Brothers) who are also located in Alabama.
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  3. fastredbike

    fastredbike back on the loose

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    DaBinChe has been a regular poster and valued member over on the Urbanscootin' Forum.


    Way to go DBC. Glad to see you here and i'm looking forward to more updates on your trip. (btw, there's a dedicated section here for scooterists. look for "Battlescooter" further down the list.)
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  5. redhandmoto

    redhandmoto Been here awhile

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    becoming one with the bike; love it.

    you go, Dude, you go.
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    Photog Charismatic Megafauna

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    Outstanding! I can't wait to hear more.

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    You are one cool cat

    Keep it up and keep posting!

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  10. YamaGeek

    YamaGeek Skeletor sparklemuffin.

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    I'm subscribed, very cool and a great start.

    450 miles! In one day?

    I made Skamokawa, WA from Coos Bay, OR on an extended day to overnight ride that probably added 130 miles to the 260 the trip originally called for. It was almost brutal.

    Your bike is a bit more posh than mine. and probably faster. :lol3
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  11. Alcan Rider

    Alcan Rider Frozen Fossil Supporter

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    This has all the earmarks of being an epic adventure and ride report, reminiscent of the tales from 50 years or more ago. Watching and waiting...

    :lurk
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  12. DaBinChe

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    sorry for not updating more often. I'm stealth camping mostly and only stay at a commercial site every 3-4 days to take a shower and do laundry. Also I'm using internet cafes and public libaries to update. My next one will be in Fairbanks. I wasn't able to update in Prince George cause the public libary was VERY SLOW..took over 40min to upload 3pics. Now at a internet cafe in Whitehorse.

    border crossing, tooks some time cause I had to go in and get interrogated
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    my favorite section so far, half way up the Cassair
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    broken bolt and safety wire repair on the Cassair
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    repaire work in Whitehorse, welded on some material so I can grab it with vice grips...a local had a buddy that let me use his welder.
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    If everything goes smooth I'll be in Fairbanks in 3 days.
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  13. DaBinChe

    DaBinChe Long timer

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  14. mac66

    mac66 Quasi Adventurer

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    For those who are wondering, the Sym Symba is a 100cc version of the Honda Cub. It is made in Taiwan by Sym. MSRP is about $2700 last time I looked.

    They get pretty good reviews
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  15. RoaringDS

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    :lurk subscribed!
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  16. Jigo

    Jigo Westbound

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    Damn! And I thought my first bike, a Ninja 250, was too small.... :lol3
    Subscribed!
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  17. Rnoser

    Rnoser 1200GS

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    I'm in. Sounds like fun so far. Good luck on the rest of the trip, and looking forward to hearing more of your adventure.
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  18. Ponix

    Ponix Been here awhile

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    wow! Subscribed! :clap
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  19. Choke

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    I'd guess that the border patrol interrogated you because they thought you just might be a little insane. :rofl

    Good luck!
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  20. DirtDriven

    DirtDriven Not Cheap,Thrifty

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    Just found this one and looks to be a great RR :clap

    Subscribed !!!!!
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