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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 08:59 AM
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Views: 429,705
Posted By elkgrichard
Go back to the start of the ride report and you...

Go back to the start of the ride report and you will see pictures of the bike set up before she leaves on the trip and she talks about setting the bike up for the trip. She probably will not answer...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 429,705
Posted By elkgrichard
"I'm going home now" As the jogging folk stood in...

"I'm going home now" As the jogging folk stood in amazement left to ponder for answers among themselves. They all thought he (Gump had the answer to it all.:norton
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 848
Views: 429,705
Posted By elkgrichard
Almost forgot to mention. The reason I got into...

Almost forgot to mention. The reason I got into such a rush to get home was my little dog. My mom put her on the phone and she started crying when she heard my voice. The next day turn into over a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 429,705
Posted By elkgrichard
That elderly couple in Alaska that put her up are...

That elderly couple in Alaska that put her up are about the only folks that knew her at all. I think the wife or the husband posted a couple times. You could go back to those posts and send them a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 429,705
Posted By elkgrichard
Would like to get the conclusion for sure. Maybe...

Would like to get the conclusion for sure. Maybe the conclusion is still concluding or something.
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 429,705
Posted By elkgrichard
I wonder what happen to the love story myself. ...

I wonder what happen to the love story myself.

Maybe they got married and have a few kids, house, dog, whatever.

Off riding a matching set of goldwings or BMW's with the dog and kids in a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,800
Posted By elkgrichard
It's just a different mindset between the Germans...

It's just a different mindset between the Germans and Japanese. Germans worship at the alter of technology, and Japanese worship at the alter of reliability.[/QUOTE]




The Japanese...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,061
Posted By elkgrichard
That is a good deal. Those prices are being...

That is a good deal. Those prices are being authorized by Moto Guzzi to clear out the overstock they have with the 2013's.

The Stones for some reason are selling for more then the Specials.
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 41,556
Posted By elkgrichard
I've owned 8 HD's over the years, don't have one...

I've owned 8 HD's over the years, don't have one now.

Buy used and don't pay over blue book. Lot of good deals on used ones. HD will come down because they are now competing with the used HD...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,061
Posted By elkgrichard
Laugh :rofl:rofl More fun to ride a slow...

:rofl:rofl



More fun to ride a slow bike fast.

Once you get out on a twisty road you won't notice the power difference at all. Just ride that torque curve and she will do just fine. I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,061
Posted By elkgrichard
Like the sound..Is that an after market pipe.? ...

Like the sound..Is that an after market pipe.?

Good riding by the way, good lines and very smooth. Now that is the type of road this bike thrives on.

Just got back from a ride on my V7...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,312
Posted By elkgrichard
Purchased new in 1974 a CB450 Honda, I remember...

Purchased new in 1974 a CB450 Honda, I remember it as a nice bike and was my first bike.

The bike I learn to ride on that was all my own.

I up to that point would borrow bikes from...
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,061
Posted By elkgrichard
I'm sick, can't stop thinking about this bike....

I'm sick, can't stop thinking about this bike. Once you get that fever you got to have it.
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,061
Posted By elkgrichard
Didn't mean to step on any toes here. I'm...

Didn't mean to step on any toes here. I'm considering buying one. I'm just a little bummed out on the suspension. Did test drive one and hit a bump that would have been non-consequential on any other...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,061
Posted By elkgrichard
That is a sweet bike, 90 something HP, Wish I...

That is a sweet bike, 90 something HP, Wish I had the money for something like that.
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,061
Posted By elkgrichard
The suspension thing is what may kill the deal...

The suspension thing is what may kill the deal for me. The expense alone of after market parts such as rear shocks look like they are priced up with a house payment.

Sort of like...you bought a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,061
Posted By elkgrichard
From what I've read the suspension is about as...

From what I've read the suspension is about as bad as it gets.

Read one post some guy removed all the pre-load from the rear shocks and he was still getting thrown up out of his seat because the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,061
Posted By elkgrichard
I could always buy the special and find someone...

I could always buy the special and find someone with a stone that would do a wheel swap.

Red someplace that someone talked a dealer into doing a wheel swap, FREE.
Forum: Equipment 05-18-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By elkgrichard
NFL need this, these guys are going to be bucks...

NFL need this, these guys are going to be bucks up.

Could be a good stock to get into early on.
Forum: Face plant 05-18-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,593
Posted By elkgrichard
Hope those guys pull out well and wish the best...

Hope those guys pull out well and wish the best to the people in that house. I'll pray for all tonight.
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,061
Posted By elkgrichard
:1drink They still have a 2012? Is that before...

:1drink
They still have a 2012? Is that before the engine changes?
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,061
Posted By elkgrichard
Wink My local dealer has two 2013 Specials on the...

My local dealer has two 2013 Specials on the floor, price down to $6,099.00. One in yellow and the other in that red and white.

I'm about a month away from being able to pay cash. Hope one is...
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 825
Views: 177,061
Posted By elkgrichard
I plan on buying a new v7 stone in the next...

I plan on buying a new v7 stone in the next month.

My dealer close by still have a couple 2013's discounted.

My question have there been any changes to the newer 2014 model that would make it...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 429,705
Posted By elkgrichard
Sorry about that ANNA, must have been another gal...

Sorry about that ANNA, must have been another gal or something. Congrats on the front fender. Notice a dad is reading the ride report to his six year old daughter, how kewl is that.
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 429,705
Posted By elkgrichard
She married Billy, i think..... found a facebook...

She married Billy, i think..... found a facebook page and she married someone but didn't mention the name of the person, no wedding pictures posted.
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 56,948
Posted By elkgrichard
http://vimeo.com/user9616270 I'm thiking...

http://vimeo.com/user9616270

I'm thiking about a ride report with just music and no talking like these films. What do you guys think about this idea?
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 56,948
Posted By elkgrichard
Ian, enjoyed the video, surprised at how many...

Ian, enjoyed the video, surprised at how many HD.s are over there in France...wow. Choppa thing going on over there. What was gong on with the spark plug thing...fowl out at elevation maybe?

Rick
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 56,948
Posted By elkgrichard
Glad they are back, pheeeeeew. I better make a...

Glad they are back, pheeeeeew. I better make a copy of em before they get lost again.

Someone asked if we have any other ride reports... video type on here.

I was wondering that myself.

I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 56,948
Posted By elkgrichard
Maybe the guy went off the deep end and did...

Maybe the guy went off the deep end and did himself in?
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2013, 02:39 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 56,948
Posted By elkgrichard
YUP...LOL...They would put a team on this thing...

YUP...LOL...They would put a team on this thing with all of what he recorded and do insert interviews, whole lot of splice work. Could take a video/sound team a few months. Very expensive to get...
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 56,948
Posted By elkgrichard
He could be in contact with History or Discovery...

He could be in contact with History or Discovery channel who could be interested in doing a series with this video work. All sorts of possibilities with book deals/video package, tours later on for...
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 56,948
Posted By elkgrichard
All those bikes belong to you in that house? So...

All those bikes belong to you in that house? So you store the bikes like that....you are one very interesting guy. I'm sure you will need to get back to work just to cover the cost of storing all...
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 56,948
Posted By elkgrichard
great job, thanks and sorry about your mother....

great job, thanks and sorry about your mother. Lost my mom in 2009, still hurts.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-02-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4,045
Views: 965,044
Posted By elkgrichard
WHat town? We ain't mind readers.

WHat town? We ain't mind readers.
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 56,948
Posted By elkgrichard
I want to know more about them hot looking...

I want to know more about them hot looking Russian chics? So far the best looking women on tape were them gals in Russia. So how friendly were them gals? I'm sure they want out of that shit hole.
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 56,948
Posted By elkgrichard
Did a little research. Found out that the...

Did a little research. Found out that the landscape around Little Big Horn was much different at the time of that battle, many more large trees and very tall native grass that would grow up to 3 feet...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 848
Views: 429,705
Posted By elkgrichard
I've been to the Redwoods and it didn't bother me...

I've been to the Redwoods and it didn't bother me about the paving around the trees. Trees are not like people and don't know what the heck is going on around them, they just continue to grow and...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 56,948
Posted By elkgrichard
Nice, enjoyed both of those tapes. I often wonder...

Nice, enjoyed both of those tapes. I often wonder if the landscape in those areas (Montana) changed since Custer passed through those areas. How the heck did he not see that Indian village???....when...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 181,492
Posted By elkgrichard
subscribed Are you guys out of Sacramento?

subscribed

Are you guys out of Sacramento?
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 56,948
Posted By elkgrichard
The best video yet...you had me reaching for my...

The best video yet...you had me reaching for my seat belt with that zap hyper space thing and a couple other little tricks you put into that video.
You're turning into a video Star Wars type big...
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