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Forum: Equipment 05-03-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,662
Posted By donny662
Unless you meant that there is only one person...

Unless you meant that there is only one person out there at a time, it helps you see each other. How often are injuries caused by co-workers, caused by people passing through, or though...
Forum: Americas 04-25-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,644
Posted By donny662
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=104899...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1048999

This has been available for more than a month, but as of yesterday, it is "sale pending."
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-07-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 610
Posted By donny662
Most good image hosting sites require you to...

Most good image hosting sites require you to sign-in.

For imgur, if you use the "Large Thumbnail" option and the "Linked BBCode", your posts will be more readable.
...
Forum: Hacks 09-05-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,209
Posted By donny662
If you only get one, you have to answer the...

If you only get one, you have to answer the question: who gets to drive?
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,309
Posted By donny662
Great pictures! I hope you can figure out a...

Great pictures!

I hope you can figure out a solution.

Try posting a topic in the Rockies Regional Forum (http://advrider.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=28)

You're not alone:...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 41,166
Posted By donny662
Well, at least it's a standard. Although,...

Well, at least it's a standard. Although, civilization would crumble if everyone used that standard.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 41,166
Posted By donny662
By what standard do you determine if a rule is...

By what standard do you determine if a rule is good or bad?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 41,166
Posted By donny662
Long Way Round?

Long Way Round?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-06-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 41,166
Posted By donny662
Ever asked one? In general, most of us assume...

Ever asked one? In general, most of us assume that others think the same way we do. Tells us something about how you think about riding and how I do, no?[/QUOTE]
They care very much about what...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3,196
Views: 675,440
Posted By donny662
BMW doesn't seem to have trouble with fueling,...

BMW doesn't seem to have trouble with fueling, and they have to deal with the same EPA regs.

Also, don't most of the Japanese use Keihin or Mikuni designed FI systems?
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3,196
Views: 675,440
Posted By donny662
My thought is that, if i give the seller a...

My thought is that, if i give the seller a deposit, I am going to get that bike or no one is going to get that bike (unless I back out, in which case I lose my deposit). The seller shouldn't take a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-27-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,015
Posted By donny662
I meant to convey that neither have been shown to...

I meant to convey that neither have been shown to be lacking in longevity, yet. Although, you are right that the Versys does have some more history. I expect nearly all Japanese motorcycles from...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-26-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,015
Posted By donny662
I think they all (Versys, NCX, Tiger 800) are too...

I think they all (Versys, NCX, Tiger 800) are too new for any one to stand out regarding longevity.
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3,196
Views: 675,440
Posted By donny662
I've always thought that deposits should be...

I've always thought that deposits should be non-refundable, except when the seller can't hold up his end of the deal. If the seller is willing to give you a place in line and doesn't want to charge...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,441
Posted By donny662
One thing about the bench seat is that the...

One thing about the bench seat is that the passenger hanging on to you will slide forward when you do, which means that, when you go to slide back to your orignal position, you will feel like you are...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,441
Posted By donny662
David Hough in Proficient Motorcycling...

David Hough in Proficient Motorcycling (http://www.amazon.com/Proficient-Motorcycling-Ultimate-Guide-Riding/dp/1889540536) said that if the kid is not old or mature enough to hang on, the kid should...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,196
Views: 675,440
Posted By donny662
Here's a cool article comparing old triples: a...

Here's a cool article comparing old triples: a Yamaha XS750, a Triumph T160, and a Laverda 3CL.

http://www.yamaha-triples.org/library/articles/classicbike/default.asp
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By donny662
Also, apparently the weak points of the ST are...

Also, apparently the weak points of the ST are the regulator/rectifier and stator (there are several modern bikes that have these problems and problems with the R/R and stator tend to go...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By donny662
The dealer near me is asking about the same for...

The dealer near me is asking about the same for an '08, but I think it is way high. '05 to '07 models seem to go for between $3500 to $6000. Some people on the Triumphrat forums have lamented about...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 312,322
Posted By donny662
Well, my second tube has failed. I've bent my...

Well, my second tube has failed. I've bent my bracket twice in crashes: once "off road" at slow speeds and, the other time, I high sided while pulling out of my driveway a little too fast for a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2013, 01:00 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 99,669
Posted By donny662
Good idea! Done...

Good idea!

Done (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22081346&postcount=402).
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-12-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 1,389
Views: 785,614
Posted By donny662
rebelpacket...

rebelpacket (http://advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=123509) Uraling The Great Divide (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=906932) with Lola in the hack...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 65,102
Posted By donny662
You guys mentioned the Husaberg, and I would not...

You guys mentioned the Husaberg, and I would not have considered it before reading Walter Colebatch's opinion on the bike (he was part of the team that broke the motorcycling altitude record with the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,145
Posted By donny662
Bring 'em on! :lurk

Bring 'em on! :lurk
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-02-2013, 12:26 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,015
Posted By donny662
The "occasional gravel road" does not require...

The "occasional gravel road" does not require spoked wheels. jdrocks (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=644390) has done "tens of thousands of miles of gravel roads" on Versys and Ninja...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-27-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,057
Posted By donny662
It sounds like anything you're going to do with...

It sounds like anything you're going to do with your GF can be done on the S4. If that's the case and you're keeping the S4, you don't need to consider her comfort for this dual-sport/adventure bike...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-25-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,057
Posted By donny662
I'd say keep the speed four and get a cheap...

I'd say keep the speed four and get a cheap dual-sport. I've done several 300 mile days on my DRZ, but it's not for everyone. If you find that you're doing long trips on the dual-sport and you...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-25-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,119
Posted By donny662
I think this is the key. I may be wrong, but if...

I think this is the key. I may be wrong, but if there wasn't a washer there from the factory, if it didn't leak from the factory, and if you're getting leaking after adding an extra washer, don't...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,218
Posted By donny662
At first glace of this photo, I thought, "wow, he...

At first glace of this photo, I thought, "wow, he got Olivia Wilde (http://www.imdb.com/media/rm700953088/nm1312575) to cut his hair!" :wink:

You're very lucky, and I hope you enjoyed your trip!
Forum: Vendors 12-04-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,467
Posted By donny662
How well does the perforated Cordura perform as...

How well does the perforated Cordura perform as far as abrasion and tearing, compared to regular Cordura and mesh polyester? Do you have any testing data?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-27-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3,311
Views: 748,962
Posted By donny662
It doesn't have the double cradle frame and...

It doesn't have the double cradle frame and horizontal subframe of the classic-looking cafe racers, so I'm having a hard time picturing something other than a modern naked/streetfighter, but I'd be...
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 312,322
Posted By donny662
The seller does say "satisfaction guaranteed,"...

The seller does say "satisfaction guaranteed," but I think that expecting those mounting tabs to hold up to aggressive off road riding is extremely . . . optimistic.

After the tabs broke on one of...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2012, 09:33 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 312,322
Posted By donny662
Google doesn't sell tool tubes. I wanted...

Google doesn't sell tool tubes.

I wanted Spiritwalker to be specific in the website he purchased it from, so I could know the exact model of tool tube and the claims the website makes about it.
...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 312,322
Posted By donny662
What website? Do you have a link? Did the...

What website? Do you have a link?

Did the tube interfere with the tire, swingarm, chain, etc.? A lot of pictures of mountings on here look like they could have interference problems, but that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 38,259
Views: 10,148,061
Posted By donny662
Michigan also considers trikes to be motorcycles....

Michigan also considers trikes to be motorcycles. They let you pass the test with a trike or sidecar, and you are supposed to be limited to three-wheeled motorcycles, but I'm not sure how/if that...
Forum: The Garage 06-07-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,323
Posted By donny662
I think some people have never tried to break the...

I think some people have never tried to break the bead on an Avon Distanzia :evil

:thumb
Forum: The Garage 06-06-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,323
Posted By donny662
Look at this post in that topic:...

Look at this post in that topic: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=9686890&postcount=11

The tire iron method does not work for all tires.
Forum: Vendors 06-02-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,526
Posted By donny662
I do agree that it is not good to send your...

I do agree that it is not good to send your personal information over email or fax. Both methods of data transfer are not secure. When you email something, equate it to posting the information on...
Forum: Hacks 05-24-2012, 12:29 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 24,592
Posted By donny662
Looking at the specs on Suzuki's website, they...

Looking at the specs on Suzuki's website, they both have a 150/70-17 tire.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 38,259
Views: 10,148,061
Posted By donny662
In the first pic, I think we can see the rear...

In the first pic, I think we can see the rear brake lever, and if that is the lever, his foot isn't even on it.
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