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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,106
Posted By bomose
I ran across a group of about 25 bikes like that...

I ran across a group of about 25 bikes like that near Deals Gap on Hwy 28. Curvy road but places to pass. When we pulled out to pass, the Harleys would move over to block. That pissed us off so we...
Forum: Face plant 09-12-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,155
Posted By bomose
I was on the Cherohola a few years back behind 5...

I was on the Cherohola a few years back behind 5 guys on GSXRs and a Honda S2000. On the NC side there is a somewhat blind RH decreasing radius curve going towards Robbinsville. The last bike in line...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-11-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 919
Views: 169,033
Posted By bomose
Glad you're back. We missed your reports.

Glad you're back. We missed your reports.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-03-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By bomose
It's a great riding area. I had a friend who...

It's a great riding area. I had a friend who lived in Dalton and we'd ride there all the time. There are other good areas up around Ducktown and Turtletown.
Forum: Racing 09-03-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 28,219
Posted By bomose
It was a good time and good racing before DMG...

It was a good time and good racing before DMG took over, so I hope they do go back.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-03-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,999
Posted By bomose
I had my tent, sleeping bag, and jacket stolen...

I had my tent, sleeping bag, and jacket stolen while camping in a state park in Virginia. The people camped beside us said they saw nothing. I had ridden in to DC to see the sights. I did find them,...
Forum: Racing 09-03-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 28,219
Posted By bomose
I might even start going back to Daytona.

I might even start going back to Daytona.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-03-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,136
Posted By bomose
Dang! What light are you using? I thought that...

Dang! What light are you using? I thought that boat was going to burst into flames.:lol3 Great report.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-03-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,334
Posted By bomose
Great pics, but it's truly impossible to tell how...

Great pics, but it's truly impossible to tell how large these trees are. Even when I was standing next to them it was hard to comprehend the enormity.
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 432,936
Posted By bomose
First thing I thought of when I saw the rock...

First thing I thought of when I saw the rock formation was the 'Cookie Monster'.:D This is a great report and the pictures are awesome. Thanks.
Forum: Face plant 09-02-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,308
Posted By bomose
That was a great part of the eulogy. I hope it...

That was a great part of the eulogy. I hope it does make some people think about their driving habits. Perhaps the newspaper could learn a thing or two from hearing it. A good come back to when...
Forum: Face plant 08-31-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,563
Posted By bomose
Well, I guess I should have said they all should...

Well, I guess I should have said they all should know about it. Why wouldn't they all be taught about it about in the first days of training. A family member could have important info about allergies...
Forum: Face plant 08-30-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,563
Posted By bomose
All EMTs know about ICE. But I also have Home(...

All EMTs know about ICE. But I also have Home( Barbara) and Parents in my contacts. I do ride alone sometimes and explore a lot, so I should get a Spot, especially since I'm almost 60.
Forum: Face plant 08-30-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,308
Posted By bomose
I'm sorry for your loss. My condolences to you...

I'm sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and your family. It makes me angry when someone can just say " I didn't see him" and that suffices for an excuse. Then for a writer to infer it was the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-30-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,864
Posted By bomose
That's a great run for your wife. I've ridden up...

That's a great run for your wife. I've ridden up that. Wouldn't want to run up, even in my track days. Great photos, too.
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 93,364
Posted By bomose
I started to buy a 650 when it came out, but my...

I started to buy a 650 when it came out, but my friends all had 900s, so went with that. Really good bikes and those Kaw engines were bullet proof. You really put some work into your clone. Great...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 93,364
Posted By bomose
Thanks. It's miles. Up close it does show some...

Thanks. It's miles. Up close it does show some age. And that photo is a few years old. Probably 85k at that point. I'm showing some age, too. I need to repaint the fairing because of some cracks in...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-29-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 637
Posted By bomose
It could be the battery.Mine would do that even...

It could be the battery.Mine would do that even when it showed 12.5 volts at rest. Put a meter on it and see what the voltage reading is when you press the starter. Mine would drop to 6V.
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 93,364
Posted By bomose
I modified my ELR slightly with a CalFab swingarm...

I modified my ELR slightly with a CalFab swingarm and EPM wheels. Still love to ride it even with 100k on it....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,851
Posted By bomose
I've got a Eddie Lawson Replica, which is...

I've got a Eddie Lawson Replica, which is Kawasaki racing green. The only ones that noticed me were the cops. I don't know that hi viz would be noticed either. Although I do notice riders with hi viz...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-27-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,797
Posted By bomose
I bought a small lock. I set the helmet on the...

I bought a small lock. I set the helmet on the mirror( I know, not supposed to do that). Run the cable through the chin guard and the hand guard.
Forum: Americas 08-07-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 951
Posted By bomose
It won't be bronzed, but fried!:D In my younger...

It won't be bronzed, but fried!:D In my younger days, I road across I40 quite a bit. The first few times were exciting to see the sites. Now I trailer to Amarillo in one day and ride from there. Save...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-06-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 995
Posted By bomose
Thanks for posting this. I'm glad this country...

Thanks for posting this. I'm glad this country doesn't forget our warriors and, at least now, shows respect to them. Thanks for your service and for escorting these soldiers home.
Forum: Americas 08-06-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 745
Posted By bomose
I'll be through Badlands on Monday and staying at...

I'll be through Badlands on Monday and staying at the Custer KOA. My wife and another couple are going, so we'll be pulling the bikes. If you're around the KOA, look for a 990 Dakar from Alabama....
Forum: Americas 08-06-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,645
Posted By bomose
That's true. Just finding a mostly dirt route...

That's true. Just finding a mostly dirt route from Dalton to Clayton ,Ga took quite a few weekends. Even the Forest service roads on the maps may be closed off or not even maintained any more. There...
Forum: Americas 08-06-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,645
Posted By bomose
To those who think you shouldn't have to pay for...

To those who think you shouldn't have to pay for maps of public roads. Isn't this what you do when you buy a map or atlas from Delorme or Rand-McNally? It's just that these already have the route...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 11,430
Posted By bomose
Great report. My wife and I will be out that way...

Great report. My wife and I will be out that way starting this weekend. I never get tired of it. Another couple will be going with us this time. Their first. My wife and I did the Highline Trail on...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-03-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,111
Posted By bomose
I have only done it on my KLR, but will be out...

I have only done it on my KLR, but will be out there next year on my 990. I think people have more problems when they go too slow when they hit the ledges and get off balance. Great video, LittleWan.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-31-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,866
Posted By bomose
I will say this. I ride my 990 much more than the...

I will say this. I ride my 990 much more than the KLR, even when my friends take their KLRs. I take the KLR when exploring tighter roads and trails. It's much easier to turn around or pick up. If you...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-30-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 13,257
Posted By bomose
WOW!. That's a heluva machine.

WOW!. That's a heluva machine.
Forum: Orange Crush 07-30-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,866
Posted By bomose
I would keep the KLR and buy a 950/990. That's...

I would keep the KLR and buy a 950/990. That's what I did. The KLR is fun to ride. The KTM can go just about any place the KLR can. The KLR turns sharper and I can stop in a shorter distance in dirt...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-29-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,552
Posted By bomose
Great report. I've ridden those roads many times....

Great report. I've ridden those roads many times. A friend had a house in Dalton,Ga. and Long Creek, SC.We would ride from one to the other exploring lots of side roads. Beautiful country. Thanks for...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 19,058
Posted By bomose
This is really interesting to me. Thanks. I'll...

This is really interesting to me. Thanks. I'll have to make it up there sometime. The only time I've been in Michigan was on a motorcycle trip in the '70s. I came through Canada at Detroit and kept...
Forum: Racing 07-28-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 28,219
Posted By bomose
The standard, upright, naked bikes did not sell...

The standard, upright, naked bikes did not sell well here. That is why the Japanese don't bring them here.:fpalm How many times do you have to be told? They are out to make money, not to have bikes...
Forum: Racing 07-28-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 28,219
Posted By bomose
The FJR is sold here. The GSX 1400 probably...

The FJR is sold here. The GSX 1400 probably wasn't offered because people weren't buying the ZRX or other standards.Did you buy a ZRX when it was offered, Flug? Or an FJR? I love my ZRX and thought...
Forum: Racing 07-28-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 28,219
Posted By bomose
British superbike seems to be well attended. I...

British superbike seems to be well attended. I believe you can buy an FJR here.
As well as a Concours, Versys, CTX, NC700X, and others.There are plenty of different types of motorcycles to buy....
Forum: Racing 07-28-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 371
Views: 28,219
Posted By bomose
Then why is the rest of the world attending...

Then why is the rest of the world attending motorcycle races, since the same bikes are "dumped" on them, too? I don't attend as many as I used to because it's not as interesting as it used to be. The...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-27-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,969
Posted By bomose
I had the regular low SC on my 04 950. It was...

I had the regular low SC on my 04 950. It was pretty good, but still needed a little more padding for long rides. I'm old and my ass doesn't hold up like it used to. On my new '11 990 I got the tall...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 22,602
Posted By bomose
Say it ain't so!

Say it ain't so!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-24-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,484
Posted By bomose
I was up along the same roads 2 years ago, but...

I was up along the same roads 2 years ago, but not Sturgis. I'll be back there in August. This will be the first time I'll be back in Sturgis since 1977. I wonder if things have changed any.:lol3
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