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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:24 AM
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Posted By simmons1
I was thinking because the trailer was to keep...

I was thinking because the trailer was to keep the bikes out of the elements that the trailer would look funny being towed down the trails with the bikes in the back:lol3
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-26-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5,437
Views: 242,727
Posted By simmons1
Felt sorry for you guys and moved it East ...

Felt sorry for you guys and moved it East

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/26/e43c12b9742623c0d849bf78b8856471.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-26-2015, 01:07 PM
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Posted By simmons1
It will be awhile before I get out of work. Pie...

It will be awhile before I get out of work. Pie Run is also tomorrow.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-26-2015, 07:24 AM
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Views: 242,727
Posted By simmons1
i ride everyday and it was only a 15 minute...

i ride everyday and it was only a 15 minute detour from my normal route in. Figured it was too convenient to pass up.

Headed to the TWT Pie Run tomorrow in Winchester, how far South do guys want...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-26-2015, 04:39 AM
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Posted By simmons1
http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/06/26/f1b715ac15...

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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-19-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5,437
Views: 242,727
Posted By simmons1
As heavy as a Gold Wing is what ever you broke...

As heavy as a Gold Wing is what ever you broke you would snap like a twig if tipped it over and had to pick it up. Don't ask me how I know this.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19,131
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Posted By simmons1
Not very much dirt living in a 6 million person...

Not very much dirt living in a 6 million person metro mess. Street a fair amount. Average 325 to 340 days a year and 25K miles.
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19,131
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Posted By simmons1
You guys wouldn't be able to keep up with me on...

You guys wouldn't be able to keep up with me on my WRR and Kyns on the KLX he keeps talking about buying:rofl
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-12-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5,437
Views: 242,727
Posted By simmons1
You are mind reader, I was thinking the same...

You are mind reader, I was thinking the same thing last night.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 19,131
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Posted By simmons1
It comes in a can from Walmart.

It comes in a can from Walmart.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-11-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,087
Posted By simmons1
My original rear pads were worn out at 15.5K. ...

My original rear pads were worn out at 15.5K.

I replaced them with EBC HH pads and at 31K the EBC pads still look great.
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19,131
Views: 1,099,799
Posted By simmons1
So you use the same spray on dirt in the can that...

So you use the same spray on dirt in the can that Honda uses? Looks like you should have bought 2 cans of it. :lol3


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Forum: 2 smokers 06-07-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,442
Posted By simmons1
Here is picture of my '76, built for comfort... ...

Here is picture of my '76, built for comfort...

http://simmons1962.smugmug.com/Forum-Posting-Misc/i-rRSFV9Z/0/L/IMGP0576-L.jpg (http://simmons1962.smugmug.com/Forum-Posting-Misc/i-rRSFV9Z/A)
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-04-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 28,464
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Posted By simmons1
Mine is old and saggy...

Mine is old and saggy...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 19,131
Views: 1,099,799
Posted By simmons1
You are one of the few that particpate in this...

You are one of the few that particpate in this train wreck of a thread that understands that.

Linda has done more riding with me in the last couple years since we bought the Wing than she has...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19,131
Views: 1,099,799
Posted By simmons1
While you guys have continued to beat each other...

While you guys have continued to beat each other over the heads with your keyboards the last few days, I rode part of the TAT on my Goldwing... :lol3

.. and you think WRR's are heavy.:evil
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 19,131
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Posted By simmons1
How many races have you been in on your 690?

How many races have you been in on your 690?
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 19,131
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Posted By simmons1
Hell I would argue that a WRR engine sees much...

Hell I would argue that a WRR engine sees much harder service than your orange bikes because you have to keep it pinned at high RPM rowing the gear box almost all the time to make it go, especially...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 19,131
Views: 1,099,799
Posted By simmons1
I turned mine in a long time ago. Got no ego or...

I turned mine in a long time ago. Got no ego or anything to prove at this point in life, unlike the majority of posters in this thread...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 19,131
Views: 1,099,799
Posted By simmons1
Yes you do, you also have too sell the orange...

Yes you do, you also have too sell the orange bikes and buy a WRR?:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-28-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9,651
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Posted By simmons1
Very nice Steve! Ready for the next 100.

Very nice Steve!

Ready for the next 100.
Forum: Americas 05-28-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,102
Posted By simmons1
Looking at the map this makes a lot sense. ...

Looking at the map this makes a lot sense.

Thanks!
Forum: Americas 05-28-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,102
Posted By simmons1
Where does the $0.50 a mile come from? It the...

Where does the $0.50 a mile come from? It the interstate a toll road?
Forum: Americas 05-28-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,102
Posted By simmons1
I am planning a similar trip later in the summer...

I am planning a similar trip later in the summer to ride the Cabot Trail, and considered the Ferry to save a some mileage since I am riding from Texas to get up there. The big problem for me is I get...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 19,131
Views: 1,099,799
Posted By simmons1
You are in the wrong thread to insinuate that a...

You are in the wrong thread to insinuate that a 690 is a handful in the woods. Especially compared to a WRR.

I am surprised you haven't already been flogged by the Orange faithful.
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 19,131
Views: 1,099,799
Posted By simmons1
Having just spent a week in Utah, I could run 65...

Having just spent a week in Utah, I could run 65 or 70 going up hill when at 5K to 8K feet with a loaded bike. I run 14/50 gearing and had it near pinned in 4th gear. Fact Jack...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-26-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 59,830
Posted By simmons1
Having ridden to Top of the World on a my WR250R,...

Having ridden to Top of the World on a my WR250R, I am impressed with how well the 500X is working for you in this type of terrain.


...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19,131
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Posted By simmons1
Very well stated. My beat up KLR has survived all...

Very well stated. My beat up KLR has survived all kinds of riding in places only real dirt bikes are supposed to go, and survived commuting in a 6 million person metro mess for 10 years as well.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19,131
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Posted By simmons1
That is how I broke in the 685... The...

That is how I broke in the 685...

The biggest benefit of the 685 is how smooth it is.
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 19,131
Views: 1,099,799
Posted By simmons1
I'm betting on worn out CCT

I'm betting on worn out CCT
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 19,131
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Posted By simmons1
Again? LOL It has a 685 in it now that is...

Again? LOL It has a 685 in it now that is supposed to never burn oil...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 19,131
Views: 1,099,799
Posted By simmons1
That was replaced a loooooooooooong time ago.

That was replaced a loooooooooooong time ago.
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 19,131
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Posted By simmons1
My 44K mile KLR with a big IMS tank would run out...

My 44K mile KLR with a big IMS tank would run out of oil before running it out of gas holding it at 92 mph (GPS) 1-up 0r 2-up.
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 19,131
Views: 1,099,799
Posted By simmons1
I'll disagree with Kyns on this one. The...

I'll disagree with Kyns on this one.

The stock rear shock sucks bad as it comes from the factory. The forks are ok but nothing to write home about.

With the shock and forks properly valved and...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-23-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 21,292
Views: 1,237,777
Posted By simmons1
Guess I better hold on to my KLR at longer.:lol3

Guess I better hold on to my KLR at longer.:lol3
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19,131
Views: 1,099,799
Posted By simmons1
Knock Knock Who's there? Orange Orange...

Knock Knock
Who's there?
Orange
Orange who?
Orange you glad you bought a WRR and not a KTM :poser
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19,131
Views: 1,099,799
Posted By simmons1
With the amount 12 hours days I have been working...

With the amount 12 hours days I have been working you be getting paid pretty well.
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 19,131
Views: 1,099,799
Posted By simmons1
Do any of guys have jobs?

Do any of guys have jobs?
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19,131
Views: 1,099,799
Posted By simmons1
Are you guys drinking early today?

Are you guys drinking early today?
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19,131
Views: 1,099,799
Posted By simmons1
I'll give you the last three. Although, the...

I'll give you the last three.

Although, the GT750 is built for comfort, the H2 is built for speed, and the '69 H1 is a barn find that was parked in 1976, that may be become someone else's barn...
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