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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-14-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4,368
Views: 398,181
Posted By DR Donk
Great Crusin bike! 2001!!! - $10500 (White Cloud)...

Great Crusin bike! 2001!!! - $10500 (White Cloud) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>
http://images.craigslist.org/00O0O_3NYwrblgoYI_600x450.jpg
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,184
Posted By DR Donk
Hi viz clothing is no guarantee but it certainly...

Hi viz clothing is no guarantee but it certainly can't hurt. Years ago I had a black bike, a black helmet and a brown leather jacket. I had cars pulling out in front of me constantly, it didn't seem...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-11-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4,368
Views: 398,181
Posted By DR Donk
This thread always cheers me up! :rofl

This thread always cheers me up! :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By DR Donk
'02 DR650 67,000. Had the leaking base gasket...

'02 DR650 67,000. Had the leaking base gasket fixed under warranty and the stator went out around 40,000.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,296
Posted By DR Donk
6000 to 7000 per year for DR Donk :rofl

6000 to 7000 per year for DR Donk :rofl
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4,368
Views: 398,181
Posted By DR Donk
[QUOTE=MightyChosen1;23700738]You have to dig...

[QUOTE=MightyChosen1;23700738]You have to dig thru the text. $1600 for a 500 intercepter with no title? Seems like the guy has an unsually high number of bikes around without titles. :huh

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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-13-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4,368
Views: 398,181
Posted By DR Donk
But the oil was changed every year! :lol3

But the oil was changed every year! :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7,833
Views: 1,579,433
Posted By DR Donk
If I walked into any dealer and got that kind of...

If I walked into any dealer and got that kind of greeting! :becca If I was quick to respond I might say, "yes, I am, but these will have to do" but I would probably just roll my eyes and sigh at the...
Forum: Racing 03-11-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,499
Posted By DR Donk
Daytona races were on SPEEDTV the last few years...

Daytona races were on SPEEDTV the last few years but I don't see it on their schedule this year. :cry I know they are now Fox Sports 1 but I aint seeing it on their schedule!
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-07-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4,368
Views: 398,181
Posted By DR Donk
A friend of mine bought one of those XT550'S as a...

A friend of mine bought one of those XT550'S as a brand new leftover in '86. He paid $1500.00 :lol3 Of course, that's when they were selling bikes cheap, just to move them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,635
Posted By DR Donk
There is an easy solution..........we just need...

There is an easy solution..........we just need more motorcycles on the road so that car drivers are used to seeing us! :deal
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-24-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4,368
Views: 398,181
Posted By DR Donk
Benelli SEI 900 1983 6 Cylinder (2 Parts Bikes) -...

Benelli SEI 900 1983 6 Cylinder (2 Parts Bikes) - $10000 (North of Pittsburgh) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>http://images.craigslist.org/00G0G_11LxoNX0rs3_600x450.jpg ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 26,358
Posted By DR Donk
How's about Sarah Palin on a Harley that has a...

How's about Sarah Palin on a Harley that has a car tire on it? :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,684
Posted By DR Donk
How Long Do Helmets Last?

I have a full face Icon helmet that was manufactured in 2006. I bought it in 2007 and I usually just wear it when it is cold out, so it is in great condition and not even a scratch on it. However, I...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-09-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4,368
Views: 398,181
Posted By DR Donk
Backyard mechanic at his best or worst I would...

Backyard mechanic at his best or worst I would say. Poor bike. :cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 26,358
Posted By DR Donk
How does that old Bell helmet question go "If you...

How does that old Bell helmet question go "If you have a $10 dollar head wear a $10 dollar helmet?" :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,859
Posted By DR Donk
That makes sense. Where I work is just down the...

That makes sense. Where I work is just down the street from the Sheriff department so we see sheriff cars all day long going back and forth. If they aren't doing traffic, they don't seem to care what...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,859
Posted By DR Donk
One time I was going through town and a car ran a...

One time I was going through town and a car ran a red light right in front of a cop. I gave him, the cop the :dunno He did nothing and gave me the :umph I guess he didn't want me telling him how to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,198
Posted By DR Donk
I doubt you will ever change their minds on...

I doubt you will ever change their minds on something they have already decided on. After I had a serious accident, many people commented that I should/would quit riding, that's not going to happen! ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,456
Posted By DR Donk
I rode in 23 degrees Fahrenheit just to see if I...

I rode in 23 degrees Fahrenheit just to see if I could. It wasn't to bad but I looked like the Michelin man :lol3. I do ride as long into the fall as I can which around here is mid-November and there...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,455
Posted By DR Donk
Another vote for the DR650. I might be a little...

Another vote for the DR650. I might be a little biased because I own one but it has been 66,000 miles of reliability. :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,171
Posted By DR Donk
This is what I try to remember when I run into...

This is what I try to remember when I run into this situation. If you notice, the cage that is tailgating you and when he gets past you, what does he do to the next vehicle? He tailgates them! So, I...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-12-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4,368
Views: 398,181
Posted By DR Donk
I agree, we have a winner! :clap The clincher...

I agree, we have a winner! :clap The clincher was the seller needing money for court. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,636
Posted By DR Donk
I have as my only bike a 2002 Dr650 Suzuki with...

I have as my only bike a 2002 Dr650 Suzuki with 66,000 miles that I still enjoy after all these years that I will never sell. It does just about everything I want it to but.............I sure...
Forum: Racing 10-21-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 26,206
Posted By DR Donk
I was surprised when MM kept going after 10 laps...

I was surprised when MM kept going after 10 laps :eek1 And I was even more surprised to see him black flagged :eek1 I thought he would get a slow ride through the pits as punishment, not a black flag.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,486
Posted By DR Donk
If you trust his riding skills let him ride your...

If you trust his riding skills let him ride your 950 to see if it is really what he wants.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,943
Posted By DR Donk
I see cars running the red light here in Michigan...

I see cars running the red light here in Michigan all the time. In fact, it is so commonplace as to seem "normal". I even saw a cop do it! When the light I am at turns green I always look both ways...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,423
Posted By DR Donk
[QUOTE=dwoodward;22519603] Oregon did a survey...

[QUOTE=dwoodward;22519603] Oregon did a survey last year; 34% of respondents ride 1000 miles OR LESS annually. Their motorcycle is like their bbq- they take it out of the garage a few times a year...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,427
Posted By DR Donk
One time I was stuck behind a guy in a jeep with...

One time I was stuck behind a guy in a jeep with the top off of it. He was 15mph under the speed limit yacking on his cell phone. When I got a chance to pass him I stayed alongside him with my extra...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-04-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4,368
Views: 398,181
Posted By DR Donk
Here is my latest contribution, this can't even...

Here is my latest contribution, this can't even be real but......:rofl

kx 250 has 12 powerbands! - $12000 (grand rapids) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2013, 05:08 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,423
Posted By DR Donk
Many reasons and most have already been mentioned...

Many reasons and most have already been mentioned but here's another: they don't have the interest. I work at a place that just about everyone either golfs or hunts. I don't care for either, even...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4,368
Views: 398,181
Posted By DR Donk
In other words, a used, abused drag bike and now...

In other words, a used, abused drag bike and now it's a perfect beginner's bike? :confused

suzuki katana gsx600f - $2300 (muskegon) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>...
Forum: Face plant 09-20-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,252
Posted By DR Donk
You would be amazed at what can hide behind those...

You would be amazed at what can hide behind those pillars. :eek1 When I do drive a car I always do the double check and as I start to move I look again.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,768
Posted By DR Donk
When I had my encounter with a deer, everyone,...

When I had my encounter with a deer, everyone, except my wife, assumed I would stop riding. My wife knew better :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 189,278
Posted By DR Donk
So you went back and got it or did you go...

So you went back and got it or did you go elsewhere? :ear
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-06-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4,368
Views: 398,181
Posted By DR Donk
I copied and pasted this for everyone's viewing...

I copied and pasted this for everyone's viewing enjoyment! I think he could sell it to the clown's at the circus. :lol3


moped frankenbike - $275 (Manchester) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 86,600
Posted By DR Donk
This reminds me of when this guy told me that you...

This reminds me of when this guy told me that you don't need to wear a helmet because any accident you are in that kills you, the helmet wouldn't have made any difference anyway. :fpalm
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-22-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4,368
Views: 398,181
Posted By DR Donk
I don't know what to even say about this :rofl ...

I don't know what to even say about this :rofl


yamaha xs650 bobber project - $1300 (coopersville) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 86,600
Posted By DR Donk
[QUOTE=MotoTex;22151570]All mesh is not created...

[QUOTE=MotoTex;22151570]All mesh is not created equal. See the first line of my post above.

This test figure is ONLY for Motoport's particular mesh weave. It was specifically engineered to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 280,525
Posted By DR Donk
I had a similar incident happen years ago. I was...

I had a similar incident happen years ago. I was on my Honda 900F, that tells you how long ago it was, :wink: out on some country roads. I was at the top of a small hill and at the bottom I could...
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