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Even better! you don,t like Yanks all 305,000,000 of them!
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Thumbs down Ok

I,ll leave it for the readers to decide.You,ve run out of time,no sensible explanation of your words is forthcoming.Just avoidance.
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I,ll leave it for the readers to decide.You,ve run out of time,no sensible explanation of your words is forthcoming.Just avoidance.
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I'm fast losing the ability to tell the difference between this thread and the ones Hubbers complain about on JoMomma.
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I'm fast losing the ability to tell the difference between this thread and the ones Hubbers complain about on JoMomma.
I've lost it too.
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I enjoy both site but I think the main difference is that hubb is more technical and ADV is more pictures oriented, most people do not want to read a full page of info but like to look a great pictures and that could be why you will see more member on the ADV site, now when I need serious info about a specific subject or destination the HUBB is my first choice.Now what will help is to be able to have post reponding to the question asked and stopped some of the useless pointless never ending out of order disoriented bashing or personal vendeta.

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How is HUBB more technical?

Reagrding pictures, compare the ride reports from Advrider to those on HUBB, no contest. The Advrider reports come from an equally diverse range of locations, normally with a great set of pics to whet your appetite whilst those on HUBB are generally image free & can read a bit like War & Peace. I know Grant's in to photography, so why so few pics here?

Anyone not know how to post pics up?
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Love the HUBB but the photos on ADV rock, they make me wanna jump on the bike and ride. pitty I can't get on ADV at work. Come on HUBB lets get some great photos on here for inspiration abd dreaming.
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Love the HUBB but the photos on ADV rock, they make me wanna jump on the bike and ride.
I think that many people at ADV use the forum as their travel blog. I for example use my own blog so I have not posted many images here at HUBB.



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Could you make your pictures wider please, I need the exercise!!
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A lot of it is down to how you perceive the sites. Before all this blew up I was preparing a trip report for ADV about riding classic bikes in the French alps. It didn't occur to me to publish it here. The HUBB is for the ruffty tuffty stuff I do, ADV is for the girly trips (in my head anyway, and yes I know its a lot of crap but thats what we become, the sum of our prejudices).
Anyway, here's what ADV would have got:



and a HUBB pic, taken a few miles from the last one:

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Wow, I guess that's one thing HU can't handle!

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Wow, I guess that's one thing HU can't handle! TOO WIDE! I like the shot though. Pan-O-Rams are COOL!
Hell, I did not realize that the pic was SOO wide!

One thing here in the forum can be done is that if such wide picture is posted, text column also is stretched too wide. This can be fixed in HTML/CSS so pictures span wider but text never gets too wide.

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How many hits did you get on your blog ?
Any how many "views" you think you would have gotten if you had filed your travel report and pics here on HUBB?
Yes, sure it is possible to get more visitors from here but writing in my travelogues so far has been in Estonian so probably not much interest here. Anyway, I put links into my signature. Unfortunately there seems not to be any way to make signature text smaller than default.


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I work in an office and am on ADV a lot, enough to wind up as one of the moderators over there since I am a desk three days out of five it is easy

I deeply admire HU and have been here for a long time, before the HUBB even, and have ordered the trip planning DVD from the Johnson's knowing full well a trip like that is probably not in the cards for me at least another 10 years from now

JoMomma is a part of ADV, but it only a part. The Jo Momma section has undertaken a significant amount of charity projects, right now there is a dedicated care package for program as a small example. NOt justifying, or even trying to explain it, jsut offering my personal perspective.

The section of ADV we take the most pride in, and take the most care of, is Ride Reports. We consider it our crown jewel and the main reason, for ADV to exist at all.

HU is a wonderful place and I typically lurk here and do not post often just because I do not know to many players here personally. On ADV I have ridden with or attended Rallies with a large number of members, I have not yet gotten that chance with a lot folks here yet, but I certainly plan to.

I have spent a week camping and on/off road riding in Colorado, spent a lot of weekends in Baja in the Mid 90's on an old beater XL350. Right now life is in the way of trips of more than a few days to I don't get to go international . . . yet. Got a trip to Ireland coming this year with my wife so I'll have to rent a bike, but at least I'll get another country on my moto list.

most of my trips right now are long weekends, mostly asphalt on a Triumph Bonneville

a bike that looks great in pics, the rider not so much

made it to West by God Virginia and some trips down to Harlan Kentucky this summer

looking at these pics when it is 28 degrees and freezing rain outside makes me want to crawl into a bottle





HU is great and in our mind there is no "HUBB vs ADV" just "HUBB and ADV"

I am surprised to see Mutineer posting on HU.
This guy is probably the best example of ADV rider's biggest neoconservative, offensive, and worst members.

He has badmouthed the HU website countless times, and has made some pretty ignorant comments about members of the HU site.
Not to mention bad mouthing Greg Frazier on several occaisions.

He has also been known to harass and divulge private information about members on the site. Even so much as posting private family photos of Subscribers, and detailed information of their lives.
This guy is an outright "creep".
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How is HUBB more technical?

Reagrding pictures, compare the ride reports from Advrider to those on HUBB, no contest. The Advrider reports come from an equally diverse range of locations, normally with a great set of pics to whet your appetite whilst those on HUBB are generally image free & can read a bit like War & Peace. I know Grant's in to photography, so why so few pics here?

Anyone not know how to post pics up?
Simple answer really, Grant Doesn't own Smugmug.
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Peanutsdad...the answer is not that simple...its complicated....when you're travelling, your opportunity to post pics is often limited...Internet availability, bandwith, etc.

Also, those that are on a trip more frequently choose to share their travel(with their friends and family) via a website or blog. This is where you will find THEIR trip reports.

If they post on the HUBB, they come seeking/sharing information and usually have their signature line include where you can find more info of their current/past travels. If you're curious enough, you'll wander off the current http piste and discover more about them...

For the benefit of the motorcycle/travel community, I'm glad both sites exist so we have a choice...and choice is better than no choice...that's where its simple
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