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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-18-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By SitinBack
I just knew whatever you had, you'd ride it right...

I just knew whatever you had, you'd ride it right ! I've done both of the trips I suggested, and the "Snake", and all are good. BRP is more civilized , snake is short but fun ( and cops lie in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-18-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By SitinBack
Hit the Blueridge Parkway and ride all the way up...

Hit the Blueridge Parkway and ride all the way up through Skyline Drive in VA then to home - OR - NC to Tenn to hit the TAT through Arkansas then North to home.
Forum: Face plant 11-03-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 27,095
Posted By SitinBack
Another way to approach it - I rode for 20...

Another way to approach it -

I rode for 20 years up to last year and had a blast - the wife of 16 years never said a word other than "be careful". The biggest trips were the TAT and a few weeks...
Forum: Face plant 03-10-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,752
Posted By SitinBack
What happened

Nope. Shak was at the stop sign on Rogersville road which T's into Eastwood. From the stop sign Shak turned left onto Eastwood - the motorcyclist was coming down Eastwood from the left thus hit Shak...
Forum: Face plant 02-25-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,752
Posted By SitinBack
guy on motorcycle kills a good fella

In Wilmington NC - for those of you that know me from D90 Source - Shak is the guy that helped me import my Rover 110 from London - he was a good fella.






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Forum: Equipment 09-19-2008, 03:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,168
Posted By SitinBack
Rim protectors from Cycle Gear but they had to...

Rim protectors from Cycle Gear but they had to order them - as I remember they were about $5 each. Hey, I'm not saying I'm cool cause I'm too dim to use HF, I'm just saying I don't miss it and we've...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2008, 09:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,168
Posted By SitinBack
just use irons

Ok, people may beg to differ but:

had a HF and gave it ways for free because I could use irons just as fast (i've heard the amse thing frm amny people);

I've changed Tourances and TKCs on my...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,771
Posted By SitinBack
investment

Ok everyone has an opinion - but listen to me because I'm right. You're going to like motocamping because it opens up the whole world to you (except where you get shot for camping) so just accept...
Forum: Equipment 08-08-2008, 05:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 22,725
Posted By SitinBack
I was prepared to wait for 12 weeks but they came...

I was prepared to wait for 12 weeks but they came in 3 or 4. I'll get pics up tomorrow I promise - wait, here is a preview in a pic where I am selling my HG jacket:
...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2008, 11:43 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 22,725
Posted By SitinBack
yes

Yes - and they work like a charm. The whole set up is the bomb except on the non-exhaust side the box pushes the blinker stem up - there is an adapter in the kit but I just haven't installed it yet -...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 22,725
Posted By SitinBack
Mine are on my Wee Strom and I love em

Got them two weeks ago - install was very easy and took about an hour. I got the 37 ltr boxes and they have plenty of room. The mounts are pretty cool in that the boxes come off with one latch...
Forum: The Garage 07-31-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By SitinBack
use irons

Seriously, I gave away my HF tire changer here a month ago because I couldn't use the dang thing - even after watching a few youtube videos - but - with three tire irons, I'm good - so - just get on...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,610
Posted By SitinBack
you need to hold the good stuff

Yea, the middle line stuff is plasticy - but the Nikon D200 and up are not - thay are good solid cameras and so are the upper level lens - same for canon stuff ( But I shoot Nikon so thats what I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2008, 07:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,154
Posted By SitinBack
break a sweat - and a tir eiron

if you don't have the tire baed in the valley of the rimk. If you don't you can literally break a tire iron and surely the tire bead - if you do, the tire goes on relatively simple. We changes eight...
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2008, 10:25 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,308
Posted By SitinBack
Motoport yes and don't forget Rukka Air

I live in NC where summers temps are mid 90's w/ million % humidity - I wear the Motoport Kevlar Mesh pants and the Rukka Air Jacket everytime I ride (everyday to and from work). Works great and I...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2008, 05:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,876
Posted By SitinBack
higher not better

Holy cow. I raised my stock wee strom wind shield last night and today at any speed over 40 my head was knocked around in mini shakes and over 60 it was intolerable - I had to lean down on the tank...
Forum: Americas 06-21-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,502
Posted By SitinBack
Hancock Pass

From Tenn to Moab will be fine as I recall (this past summer) but I think Hancock Pass in Co will be tough - it was a chore for me on a KLR (I'm not a dirt rider) and I don't know if there is room...
Forum: Beasts 06-20-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,876
Posted By SitinBack
some other thoughts

I come from a long list of bikes the most recent being a KLR and before that a 1150 GSA. From the KLR the Strom to me is a whole world better as far as smooth quiet rides go. I've played around on...
Forum: Beasts 06-17-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,369
Posted By SitinBack
V strom

I had a 1150 GS, not a newer 1200 - but I just bought an VStrom 650 and I like it better because it costs half as much and does everything you said you wanted just as well.
The BMWs are cool, and if...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-19-2008, 05:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,435
Posted By SitinBack
Get an 800GS

I had a 1150 GSA and the dang thing was big ol pig in the sand and loose dirt - try turning it around, or picking it up, in a tight spot on a rough fire road or trail and you'll hurt yourself. I sold...
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,692
Posted By SitinBack
Multistrada 620 - should I?

Ok, I know its not a power beast - but I don't need one. I've had bikes from VFR-800, CB-1s, Radian, Monster, Tiger, 1150 GSA, KLR - I want a putt around with some character - love the KLR but its...
Forum: Face plant 04-29-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,015
Posted By SitinBack
Dude - glad you're ok - cycleport mesh

First I'm real glad you were able to get up and make it home - could have been much worse. I live in Apex and ride to and from Durham everyday - whew nellie where are all the drivers coming from?...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-26-2007, 11:37 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 13,427
Posted By SitinBack
hey man - I live in Apex - PM me if you want...

hey man - I live in Apex - PM me if you want some info on nice places to live.

Gavin
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-25-2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 896
Posted By SitinBack
Thanks Sattara - I am leaning toward Montana for...

Thanks Sattara - I am leaning toward Montana for the reasons you've stated. I've ridden all over the east coast and need greater vistas - Copper Canyon two years ago kinda spoiled me - and while I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-24-2007, 07:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 896
Posted By SitinBack
Colorado or Montana

I have 15 days to ride, 3-4 taken up in travel from NC - I am not a motocrosser or hairscrambler but want as much dirt road as possible - I'll be on a KLR 650 that did fine in Chihuahua last year....
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