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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6,877
Views: 393,627
Posted By 390beretta
Jesus Christ! Is this thread ever gonna die!!!

Jesus Christ! Is this thread ever gonna die!!!
Forum: Face plant Yesterday, 03:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,688
Posted By 390beretta
Oh, man! I too am sorry for your friend's loss. ...

Oh, man! I too am sorry for your friend's loss. Don't know the circumstances, but hope you'll post them as a follow up. I ride in Phx, AZ and I "contend with every kind of asshole known to man". ...
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By 390beretta
Take a look at Bohnarmor.com. Might solve a lot...

Take a look at Bohnarmor.com. Might solve a lot of her problems.:D I'm gonna order the pants. Nice thing is they can be worn under jeans.
Forum: Equipment 01-29-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By 390beretta
Sunday, my wife and I (She on a new f800 and me...

Sunday, my wife and I (She on a new f800 and me on the DL1000) took a "powerline road". Well we got more than we were bargaining for, whooptie doos, big ruts from recent rains, washed out areas,...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,384
Posted By 390beretta
That's interesting SOG, that's about the top...

That's interesting SOG, that's about the top speed of my DL1000 as well:D You ever want to ride to Baja or Puerto penasco, give me a jingle. Will send my phone # if you pm me. Thanks again! Con
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,384
Posted By 390beretta
Thanks for the reply SOG:D I don't typically...

Thanks for the reply SOG:D I don't typically ride above a hundred, but have been know to cruise at 90 when in Baja and just last week-end hit over a hundred when passing a couple trailers on the way...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,384
Posted By 390beretta
I ride a DL1000 (2014). My question and I may...

I ride a DL1000 (2014). My question and I may have missed it, how fast can these tires be ridden on pavement? The battlewings that came on my bike are aired to 36psi front & 42psi rear. These are...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 601
Posted By 390beretta
Armored off-road riding pants?

I'm getting more into dirt riding on my DL1000 (2014) & think I should be wearing some armored off road riding pants. Of course, price is a consideration:D I invested in a set of Kevlar Jeans...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-24-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,363
Posted By 390beretta
Bash plate?

Thinking about buying my wife, (claypgn) a skid plate for Valentine's day. Yeah I've always been an incurable romantic.:D What do you like on your F800GS?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-21-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,893
Posted By 390beretta
Not an option her Andy, I live in the desert, but...

Not an option her Andy, I live in the desert, but then I can ride 365 days a yr.:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-20-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,483
Posted By 390beretta
I have one of those!:D

I have one of those!:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-20-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,862
Posted By 390beretta
I'm 6'3" & weigh 190. Own a 2014 DL1000 & am...

I'm 6'3" & weigh 190. Own a 2014 DL1000 & am going to put 1" lowered foot pegs on it so that I can stand more comfortably when in dirt. Have taken the bike to Baja for a week & this past week-end,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-16-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,893
Posted By 390beretta
OMG, another one!:D

OMG, another one!:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-15-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,893
Posted By 390beretta
God, there's one in every crowd.:D

God, there's one in every crowd.:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-15-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 62,222
Posted By 390beretta
I have a question: After a day of dirt riding,...

I have a question: After a day of dirt riding, how do you guys clean your bike?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-15-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,893
Posted By 390beretta
Washing/cleaning Adv. bikes?

Wife and I did some dirt riding/practicing on our bikes Sunday. I was on my 2014 DL1000 and when I started to re-lube the chain, I was surprised at how dirty the bike was almost everywhere. Spent...
Forum: Americas 01-14-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By 390beretta
Yes, planning to cross at Sonoyta.

Yes, planning to cross at Sonoyta.
Forum: Americas 01-13-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 235
Posted By 390beretta
Puerto Penasco (Rocky Point)

My wife, myself & a close friend are planning the trip from Phoenix the 17th, 18th. & 19th. of this month. It's such a common trip from AZ, that I haven't seen lot written about the conditions in...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-12-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9,367
Views: 3,728,661
Posted By 390beretta
Doing a little off road practice::D ...

Doing a little off road practice::D

http://i41.photobucket.com/albums/e273/shutbg/IMG_0359.jpg (http://s41.photobucket.com/user/shutbg/media/IMG_0359.jpg.html)
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,428
Posted By 390beretta
Amen.

Amen.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,893
Posted By 390beretta
Hey 05, I don't think I've taken a swipe at...

Hey 05, I don't think I've taken a swipe at anyone's choice of riding gear....Secondly, I always ride my own ride & you're welcome to do the same. Oh, and I am grown up.:asshat
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,637
Posted By 390beretta
I take both hands off the bars, put them up on...

I take both hands off the bars, put them up on either side of my helmet and make my hands look like deer antlers as best I can.:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,893
Posted By 390beretta
Yeah, what Jim said to your wise-ass, stupid...

Yeah, what Jim said to your wise-ass, stupid comment!!
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-06-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,810
Posted By 390beretta
What was that gate that appeared in a couple of...

What was that gate that appeared in a couple of your photos?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-04-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3,386
Views: 660,608
Posted By 390beretta
Thanks for the input, I'm a 36 inseam and really...

Thanks for the input, I'm a 36 inseam and really feel it in my legs when I stand a lot.:D Perhaps I just need to work out more! Again, thanks. Con

BTW, I'm familiar with the ergos site you...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-04-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 3,386
Views: 660,608
Posted By 390beretta
2014 Vstrom DL1000, help please?

I'm a tall guy, 6'3" and my choice of adv. bike is the one mentioned in the title. I have difficulty standing up on the bike due to my height, at least using proper form. (I'm too bent over). My...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-04-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By 390beretta
2014 Suzuki DL1000

I'm a tall guy 6'3". My choice of Adv. bike is the one in the title. My question is: Does anyone know of someone in the Phx. AZ area who is really good at "setting up" an adv. bike for someone my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 66,664
Posted By 390beretta
You dropped by a HD shop.........frankly, who the...

You dropped by a HD shop.........frankly, who the hell cares?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6,877
Views: 393,627
Posted By 390beretta
Man, in my opinion, this thread has gone wayyyy...

Man, in my opinion, this thread has gone wayyyy beyond it's useful life. JMnot so humble opinion.:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-29-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,265
Posted By 390beretta
I'm sorry but this thread (with 97 responses, now...

I'm sorry but this thread (with 97 responses, now 98 including mine) is STUPID!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,177
Views: 66,664
Posted By 390beretta
Frankly, who cares! Harley riders may be the...

Frankly, who cares! Harley riders may be the worst I've seen.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,278
Posted By 390beretta
In a word, "NO" Just my not so humble...

In a word, "NO" Just my not so humble opinion.:D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-19-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 9,367
Views: 3,728,661
Posted By 390beretta
This is my 2014. My wife and I returned Nov. 3...

This is my 2014. My wife and I returned Nov. 3 from a week long trip to Baja. She was on an '09 Bandit.

<a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-19-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,003
Posted By 390beretta
I'm in too. One of my current bikes is an '88...

I'm in too. One of my current bikes is an '88 K75, soon to be 27 yrs. old. Very smooth engine. (The other one is a 2014 Vstrom DL1000) There are some things the K still does better.:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,757
Posted By 390beretta
OP, I appreciate your post, but I'm still waiting...

OP, I appreciate your post, but I'm still waiting to hear your "take" on my IB rider friend....if you have one.:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-10-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,315
Posted By 390beretta
Hey BC, my wife just bought an F800, red one,...

Hey BC, my wife just bought an F800, red one, 2015. What crash bars do you have on yours?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,757
Posted By 390beretta
I'm pretty much on board with that thought.

I'm pretty much on board with that thought.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,757
Posted By 390beretta
As I mentioned earlier: I have a friend who is an...

As I mentioned earlier: I have a friend who is an IB rider, his number is mid 70s so he's been at it a long time. He frequently gets pulled over for speeding, but very seldom gets ticketed. I'd...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,757
Posted By 390beretta
OK, let's get on with "The Stop":D I have an IB...

OK, let's get on with "The Stop":D I have an IB buddy who gets stopped for speeding almost every time he rides, but almost never gets a ticket!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,700
Posted By 390beretta
I recently ordered a pair of "No-Noise Motosport"...

I recently ordered a pair of "No-Noise Motosport" ear plugs from Twisted Throttle for my wife and of course I had to try them:D Liked them so much I ordered a pair for myself. There's a very good...
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