Two six packs and a bottle of tequila this evening. A pizza and wings last month. Skateboards before that. A giant plastic display dog I salvaged from Petsmart's dumpster one time, now that was the funniest for sure. People were taking pictures while in traffic. I got $75 out of that dog on Craigslist ya know.
I used to live in central Africa, and honestly I wish I had photos of the loads I've seen on bikes a lot smaller than a TW. Live goats straddling the tanks. A hundred or so pounds of bananas tied to every surface imaginable. I once saw a convoy of three bikes, the passengers holding sheets of plate glass in the air above them (each sheet was about 3'x6'). The general rule for cargo was to add weight until the tires rubbed the fenders and then remove enough to give three millimeters of clearance.
I bought a KLR650 as my first bike, loaded it up, and moved down Baja and across mainland Mexico for six months. I am traveling indefinitely, ideally all the way to Argentina if the pandemic allows for it eventually, while working remotely from my laptop. The KLR was a great first...
Just curious as to how many riders we have from the Carolinas.
Here's a chance to check in and be known.
I'm always looking for new places to ride and people to ride with..
If anyone is interested give me a shout..
Are there any riders that might be interested in
Getting together for a group...
I snagged this idea from the other forum I check daily (www.infamousnissan.com) because it is super popular there.
I replaced my old grips with a nice set of Pro Grip 714s ($9.99 shipped from www.motorcycle-superstore.com), swapped out my fuel petcock because it was nearly impossible to...
This thread is basically to help me keep track of my build.
If you have nothing better to do feel free to follow along.
Your opinionss , ideas , comments or constructive criticism
are welcome and appreciated.
Or maybe you might get a laugh out of an older guy trying not to screew up a new TW.