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PostSubject: Boston > San Diego solo   Boston > San Diego solo Icon_minitime1Mon Jun 21, 2021 7:06 pm

Welp I did it.

Left Boston rode 3,765 miles and ended up in San Diego.
9 days of riding 17 states.
My exhaust header bolt sheared off in West Virginia, but other than that no issues with the GRiSO. She took the Vegas 117 Degrees F like a champ and kept going.

Averaged 42 mpg I’m sure there are better bikes to tour on, but I don’t have them, so GRiSO will have to do!

I’ll post some pics soon whenever I remember how to do it in the forum lol

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PostSubject: Re: Boston > San Diego solo   Boston > San Diego solo Icon_minitime1Mon Jun 21, 2021 8:11 pm

Great effort, well done
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PostSubject: Re: Boston > San Diego solo   Boston > San Diego solo Icon_minitime1Mon Jun 21, 2021 8:15 pm

Sterling effort
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PostSubject: Re: Boston > San Diego solo   Boston > San Diego solo Icon_minitime1Tue Jun 22, 2021 12:11 am

Two thumbs up! Thumbs Up Thumbs Up
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PostSubject: Re: Boston > San Diego solo   Boston > San Diego solo Icon_minitime1Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:58 am

Bravissimo cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Boston > San Diego solo   Boston > San Diego solo Icon_minitime1Tue Jun 22, 2021 6:50 am


Yer arse must be made of cast iron.


cheers




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PostSubject: Re: Boston > San Diego solo   Boston > San Diego solo Icon_minitime1Tue Jun 22, 2021 11:09 pm

This thread....

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PostSubject: Re: Boston > San Diego solo   Boston > San Diego solo Icon_minitime1Wed Jun 23, 2021 1:07 pm

One of you guys please post a detailed "How To" on posting pictures.
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PostSubject: Re: Boston > San Diego solo   Boston > San Diego solo Icon_minitime1Wed Jun 23, 2021 2:22 pm

See post in different thread:

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PostSubject: Re: Boston > San Diego solo   Boston > San Diego solo Icon_minitime1Wed Jun 30, 2021 3:05 pm

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So this was basically my route (forgot to turn it on the day from PA> WV)

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PostSubject: Re: Boston > San Diego solo   Boston > San Diego solo Icon_minitime1Wed Jun 30, 2021 3:10 pm

GRiSO Modifications

Side/Top Cases + extra fuel tank: Moto Machines in VA
HB crash bars
LED lights (I think from ADV forum if I remember correctly)
Grip puppies/usb charger (Jeff Bezos)
Stelvio Hand guards: Second hand from @odder thank you much sir
Startus interuptus relay kit from that guy in texas
Bar risers from Onurs
Windscreen from somewhere
+$300 in Sidecase stickers from wherever I go



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PostSubject: Re: Boston > San Diego solo   Boston > San Diego solo Icon_minitime1Wed Jun 30, 2021 3:59 pm

You can't tour on a GRiSO. Just ask the experts..........😂

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PostSubject: Re: Boston > San Diego solo   Boston > San Diego solo Icon_minitime1Wed Jun 30, 2021 7:00 pm

What an epic journey! I've always loved the GRiSO as a tourer. I put 50k on my first one including several multi-thousand-mile trips. What's your plan for the return route?

Pete (Street)


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PostSubject: Re: Boston > San Diego solo   Boston > San Diego solo Icon_minitime1Wed Jun 30, 2021 10:06 pm

Looks like you got to sample a bit of US50. I know it well. Been coast/coast on it twice, and it runs through our farm.

Thanks for sharing.

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PostSubject: Re: Boston > San Diego solo   Boston > San Diego solo Icon_minitime1Thu Jul 01, 2021 8:06 am

Nine 400+ mile days one after the other !!!!

IMPRESSED

Are you able to walk straight yet?

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PostSubject: Re: Boston > San Diego solo   Boston > San Diego solo Icon_minitime1Sat Jul 31, 2021 11:02 pm

Great accomplishment!! And here I was thinking I was a badass for riding from El Paso to Hartford in 4 days. Lol I’m such an amateur! I love touring on the GRiSO!
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