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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,037
Posted By DC2wheels
See what happens when you use the front brake?...

See what happens when you use the front brake? :lol3
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,123
Posted By DC2wheels
Among other things, a Kriega backpack. :clap

Among other things, a Kriega backpack. :clap
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,309
Posted By DC2wheels
Kick start only- doesn't sound like a good match....

Kick start only- doesn't sound like a good match.

FZ-07 looks good
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,021,646
Posted By DC2wheels
You do know that they make these things in an...

You do know that they make these things in an adult size.
Forum: Racing 12-18-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,426
Posted By DC2wheels
Never knew that about CE II. Very nice to...

Never knew that about CE II.

Very nice to read.

Thanks for the link.
Forum: Racing 12-17-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By DC2wheels
Hope my 27 y.o. daughter doesn't see this- she...

Hope my 27 y.o. daughter doesn't see this- she has been after me to find a sidecar rig. She would love a few laps in the chair while I ride.

Seeing this would only make her want it more. :eek1...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,021,646
Posted By DC2wheels
Isn't a fanny pack when it isn't on her fanny. ...

Isn't a fanny pack when it isn't on her fanny. "Looks like a tumor"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,021,646
Posted By DC2wheels
As long as you don't feel like her. That hurt....

As long as you don't feel like her. That hurt. Mostly when someone scrubs the dirt out of her roadrash. I have a feeling that it wasn't the lay 'er down guy- he was too busy ordering new chrome.
Forum: Americas 12-09-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,081
Posted By DC2wheels
Don't let anyone poo-poo your idea. I think...

Don't let anyone poo-poo your idea. I think unusual type trips are the best.

I don't see it listed, but maybe contact http://www.seatconcepts.com/ and see if they can help with your butt problem....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-07-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By DC2wheels
Thanks. Our daughter lives in Santa Clara...

Thanks.

Our daughter lives in Santa Clara with her SO and her ZX6R

Wife and I visited last year and rented a K1600GT from California Motorcycle Adventures (very good) for a 3 day ride.

Want...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-07-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By DC2wheels
Thanks for the replies so far. BTW, how...

Thanks for the replies so far.

BTW, how stupid does this sound- buying new across the country then riding back home?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-06-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 403
Posted By DC2wheels
S.F. BMW dealer?

Looking to possibly arrange a fly to California, buy an RR, ride it there for a few days with our daughter then ride it back to the New England area.

What are everyone's recommendations for a good...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,021,646
Posted By DC2wheels
Besides, I think NH is spared from full blame- I...

Besides, I think NH is spared from full blame- I see Colorado plates too :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,021,646
Posted By DC2wheels
How embarrassing....that comes from New...

How embarrassing....that comes from New Hampshire????
Forum: Equipment 12-03-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,507
Posted By DC2wheels
Some online catalogs have clear and darkened ...

Some online catalogs have clear and darkened "glasses" that have a magnifier lens near the bottom for reading instruments.

Before I went to contacts (I am farsighted) I couldn't read the numbers...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,021,646
Posted By DC2wheels
http://bloximages.chicago2.vip.townnews.com/thedai...

http://bloximages.chicago2.vip.townnews.com/thedailytimes.com/content/tncms/assets/v3/editorial/d/91/d91e8424-7a90-11e4-9cbb-373d89abc6d8/547e6fe66fa4f.image.jpg

Hey- I recognize that helmet- it's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 12,533
Posted By DC2wheels
Statistics?

Statistics?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 12,533
Posted By DC2wheels
Vacationing drivers going 10-15 under while...

Vacationing drivers going 10-15 under while looking everywhere except where they are going.

Motorcycles riding behind me with their headlight modulators on.
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,719
Posted By DC2wheels
PR3 rear tire on my previous Boxer Cup after a...

PR3 rear tire on my previous Boxer Cup after a track day. I guess I used all of the tire that day.

Had a bit of side slip going on when getting on the gas coming out of a few corners.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-01-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,021,646
Posted By DC2wheels
That has to be THE most uncomfortable arm...

That has to be THE most uncomfortable arm position for his passenger :eek1
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-01-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,195
Posted By DC2wheels
Supposed to get rain here today (I'm at the far...

Supposed to get rain here today (I'm at the far west end of the Kanc') and the roads are wet. Sky is looking pretty dark in Franconia.

I drove the Kanc yesterday- went to White Horse. Keep in mind...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,519
Views: 1,323,517
Posted By DC2wheels
Thanks for the pictures of Sicily. Away from the...

Thanks for the pictures of Sicily. Away from the coast, it wasn't what we thought it would look like.

The "Pisa pantomime" was pretty funny!

Ride on folks. :D

John & Cathy
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,277
Posted By DC2wheels
I have no physical handicaps. I ride and race a...

I have no physical handicaps. I ride and race a mountain bike tandem.

I LOVE my cruise control. Aftermarket. Installed in 1 day.

Once a year I make a one day trip from northern N.H. to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,887
Posted By DC2wheels
I hear what others are saying here but I am in a...

I hear what others are saying here but I am in a comfortable mid-zone.

Expensive bike? No

Rusted heap with worn out parts? No

How about a '92 BMW K100RS that I bought 5 years ago for $3500....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-26-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,746
Posted By DC2wheels
The key to being warm is keeping your core from...

The key to being warm is keeping your core from losing heat- heated jacket liner.

Second consideration is keeping your hands/fingers usable- heated gloves or glove liners.

As far as the wind...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-26-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,815
Posted By DC2wheels
Yeah, it did. From a few years ago. ...

Yeah, it did.

From a few years ago.

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4117/4876890664_bc3144b24b_z.jpg

Family is a bit scattered now and the bikes are all different. Daughter has a Kawi ZX6R...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-26-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,746
Posted By DC2wheels
What's it like riding in mid-summer in Fla.?...

What's it like riding in mid-summer in Fla.? :lol3


Seriously- heated gear lets me ride into late November in northern N.H.......comfortably. :D
Forum: The Garage 11-26-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,780
Posted By DC2wheels
A truck I bought has never had a problem with...

A truck I bought has never had a problem with tire leaks.

Well- the salesman did mention that the truck came with "factory air", so that must be why. :huh

:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-26-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,746
Posted By DC2wheels
That was my first thought- how much "juice" do...

That was my first thought- how much "juice" do you have? My '92 K100RS runs all kinds of electrical accessories while my Suzuki DRZ400 can't run my heated jacket liner and gloves.

Keep in mind...
Forum: Upcoming 11-25-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,864
Posted By DC2wheels
I'm merely a K100RS rider. But I would consider...

I'm merely a K100RS rider. But I would consider an RA rally. Gotta' look at schedules for later this year.

on edit: 3000 miles round trip (from northern NH) in October??? Uh we have had snow by...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,021,646
Posted By DC2wheels
My mistake- oh, it is a Yamaha. Why would I have...

My mistake- oh, it is a Yamaha. Why would I have missed that????:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,021,646
Posted By DC2wheels
Just looking for a picture.....ANY picture, to...

Just looking for a picture.....ANY picture, to break the road closed/road open, legal/illegal monotony- OK?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,021,646
Posted By DC2wheels
This thread needs a picture. How about a...

This thread needs a picture.

How about a small woman riding a Suzuki? Maybe she could even be standing on the pegs......:evil
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-24-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,815
Posted By DC2wheels
Your life will change but at some point it will...

Your life will change but at some point it will return back to where it was.

25 (son) and 27 (daughter) years ago our kids were born and we dove right into the parent thing. Amusement parks,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,360
Posted By DC2wheels
Me too. Haven't had a 2 week vacation since my...

Me too. Haven't had a 2 week vacation since my honeymoon (33 years ago)

I say go for the ride then ship back. I envy you.
Forum: Racing 11-18-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,426
Posted By DC2wheels
Sorry to hear that David. If it keeps going...

Sorry to hear that David.

If it keeps going that way those riders will demand between race isolation capsules and a dedicated, purified air supply to stay separated from the riff-raff, a.k.a. THE...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,417
Posted By DC2wheels
Kinda' old fart bike '92 BMW K100RS4V with a...

Kinda' old fart bike '92 BMW K100RS4V with a kinda' 59 y.o. old fart at the controls. We are aging together.....somewhat gracefully.

But the S1000RR I rode for a couple hours last year was fun-...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,021,646
Posted By DC2wheels
Nice video. Lots of rider skill. But IMHO,...

Nice video. Lots of rider skill.

But IMHO, that is closed-course trackday stuff and shouldn't be on public roads.
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,301
Posted By DC2wheels
Any of the reviews I have read have not been very...

Any of the reviews I have read have not been very good.

I read a MC magazine 4 bike comparison test, wanna' guess which was last?

But what was posted above might be accurate- think early Toyota...
Forum: Upcoming 11-14-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,864
Posted By DC2wheels
I have belonged to RA every couple years, but...

I have belonged to RA every couple years, but never to a national rally.

Question- are RA rallys a huge group of old Starbucks BMW/GS farts like the BMWMOA rallys?
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