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Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,445
Posted By booty0
If you've ridden a GSX down that road without...

If you've ridden a GSX down that road without much trouble, the Street Rod shouldn't be much different. I had a Night Rod for a while. It would get around 42-45 mpg. I believe the Street Rod has a 5...
Forum: Face plant 06-18-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,575
Posted By booty0
Bummer dude. Heal quick and get back to it! ...

Bummer dude. Heal quick and get back to it!

I dropped my Tiger in a similar manner... :becca
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,771
Posted By booty0
I remember a WERA rider hitting a small deer in...

I remember a WERA rider hitting a small deer in the bowl turn at Pocono at well over 100 mph. He stayed up and kept going. The deer exploded. Later that day in the pits, someone had placed a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2010, 07:15 AM
Replies: 8,884
Views: 1,427,717
Posted By booty0
Today, I'm thinking I need a lightly used...

Today, I'm thinking I need a lightly used VTR1000F.

http://www.totalmotorcycle.com/photos/2003models/2003-Honda-VTR1000F-Superhawka-small.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,268
Posted By booty0
Maybe it's just a regional thing for me, but dial...

Maybe it's just a regional thing for me, but dial it down a notch and set phasers to "kill" on Friday afternoons...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2010, 07:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,651
Posted By booty0
Interesting stuff!!! And right in my backyard no...

Interesting stuff!!! And right in my backyard no less... :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,397
Posted By booty0
Oh my... No shaft! :clap

Oh my...

No shaft! :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,426
Posted By booty0
I agree that it's overkill for dry cornering...

I agree that it's overkill for dry cornering traction on the street, but for extreme braking or wet conditions you can't ever have enough traction. Thankfully, I started riding in a time when tire...
Forum: Road warriors 04-30-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,071
Posted By booty0
I'm partial to the Michelin Pilot Road2 2CT....

I'm partial to the Michelin Pilot Road2 2CT. Excellent grip and wear.

The Michelin Pilot Power 2CT offers a little more grip and somewhat less wear than the Pilot Road, but Motorcycle Superstore...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,973
Posted By booty0
Here's something that's been bothering me...

Here's something that's been bothering me lately... My morning commute is early, leave around 6:00 am. Often it's in low light conditions, but not dark enough for a headlight to aid visibility. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,034
Posted By booty0
So few take this approach to their riding. It's...

So few take this approach to their riding. It's for the same reason that we now have have so many active safety systems in cars. People can't be bothered to learn how to drive either...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2010, 10:43 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,034
Posted By booty0
I dare anybody to do it when it really counts....

I dare anybody to do it when it really counts. Yes, practice makes perfect, but in a panic it's so easy to over-brake. I've read countless threads here and elsewhere about this very thing. The...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2010, 10:24 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,973
Posted By booty0
Yep. A get a little uncomfortable when the gap...

Yep. A get a little uncomfortable when the gap between me and the cage in front is too large. That gap is an opportunity that some douchebag is going to take. I definitely will use other vehicles as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,034
Posted By booty0
Amen for ABS... Controlled braking is the last...

Amen for ABS... Controlled braking is the last thing on your mind in a moment like that. I will never own another streetbike without it.
Forum: Road warriors 04-27-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,485
Posted By booty0
I've got 13K on an 08 Tiger with zero issues so...

I've got 13K on an 08 Tiger with zero issues so far. I probably won't do a major service with valves until 20K based upon reports of minimal, early valve wear. I've done very little off-road with it,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-14-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,053
Posted By booty0
Keep an eye on Tray Batey on the Vesrah Suzuki...

Keep an eye on Tray Batey on the Vesrah Suzuki superbike. That dude flat owns Road Atlanta. Just turned 50 yrs old and is still stupid fast. He's gonna surprise some of them youngsters.
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2010, 09:28 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,890
Posted By booty0
2008 Tiger - The headlights are pathetic. The...

2008 Tiger - The headlights are pathetic. The single headlight on my V-Rod was stellar, so obviously it's not hard to do it right. HID upgrade and adjustment helped some.
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,581
Posted By booty0
That was incredibly helpful. Thank you for the...

That was incredibly helpful. Thank you for the input.

CA Stu, it's obviously the transmission. I hear that Triumph is incredibly generous and quite responsive to warranty transmission rebuilds....
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,581
Posted By booty0
http://g2ergo.com/shop/catalog/G2-Tamer-Throttle-T...

http://g2ergo.com/shop/catalog/G2-Tamer-Throttle-Tube-for-Triumph-268.html

Feathering the clutch at low speeds helps too.

This is a common problem with modern FI bikes. The Triumphs in...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,581
Posted By booty0
Give it to me. Problem solved. Next! :rofl

Give it to me. Problem solved. Next! :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,581
Posted By booty0
I struggled with this somewhat when I first got...

I struggled with this somewhat when I first got my Tiger. I've had the TOR pipe and tune from day one, so I don't know what a stocker is like. 11,000 miles later, no issue. You just got to be smooth...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,287
Posted By booty0
Me too! I traded it on my Tiger for the very same...

Me too! I traded it on my Tiger for the very same reasons. Wish I could have afforded to keep it. I enjoyed just looking at it as much as riding it.
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,291
Posted By booty0
Never?

Never?
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2,499
Views: 647,725
Posted By booty0
This might be 205, but it's a fantastic article...

This might be 205, but it's a fantastic article written by poet Frederick Seidel... He's had an Italian motorcycle problem for a long time, apparently...

http://harpers.org/archive/2009/11/0082723
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,291
Posted By booty0
I've played around with my ABS Tiger in the rain....

I've played around with my ABS Tiger in the rain. It's ridiculous how quickly it will stop on a cold, wet road. I'm convinced that I don't have the skill or the intestinal fortitude to duplicate that...
Forum: Racing 11-19-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 770
Posted By booty0
Cool! Lorenzo's D-Air system activated at Valencia

During the fourth lap of the MotoGP race in Valencia, Jorge Lorenzo’s D-Air® opened instantly when the racer’s bike underwent an exceptionally violent yaw, in this way providing precious technical...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,013
Posted By booty0
Yes. Just drive and let me do my thing. If he had...

Yes. Just drive and let me do my thing. If he had been on the phone, all would have been well as he would have never noticed me in the first place...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2009, 06:46 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,013
Posted By booty0
Had a moment the other day... Two-lane, country...

Had a moment the other day... Two-lane, country road... Go round a curve connected by two long straights... Ease out to pass a pick-up and notice a car approaching that I hadn't seen. Lift and get on...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 307,538
Posted By booty0
Bravo! :clap

Bravo! :clap
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,627
Posted By booty0
Damn... That's a sweet lookin' ride! :clap

Damn... That's a sweet lookin' ride!

:clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2009, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6,969
Views: 2,291,191
Posted By booty0
http://d.yimg.com/a/p/umedia/20091026/largeimage.d...

http://d.yimg.com/a/p/umedia/20091026/largeimage.d85f0643d49ee4e3cd5b1eaf5d1bc585.gif
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2009, 11:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,218
Posted By booty0
I'll say this much, you better not let him catch...

I'll say this much, you better not let him catch you singing on his highway... :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 56,401
Posted By booty0
Danny Eslick re-signed to ride 1125R yesterday......

Danny Eslick re-signed to ride 1125R yesterday... :dunno

http://www.roadracingworld.com/news/article/?article=38437
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,554
Posted By booty0
Might be apples and oranges, but... refueling...

Might be apples and oranges, but... refueling while endurance racing...

Rider must off the bike.
Motor off.
Bike on a stand.
Crewmember pointing a fire extinguisher at bike, pin pulled.

I...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2009, 07:38 AM
Replies: 982
Views: 56,401
Posted By booty0
Wow! The Moco must be in deeper trouble than I...

Wow! The Moco must be in deeper trouble than I thought...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-06-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,782,152
Posted By booty0
Oh poop... :(: ADVRider just got a little...

Oh poop... :(:

ADVRider just got a little less great. :pissed

You're an inpsiration Rivka.
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 993
Posted By booty0
This bike is 10 minutes away from me. I dropped...

This bike is 10 minutes away from me. I dropped him a note. Maybe I'll get to take a look at it.

I need it like a hole in the head, but I'm weak for cool, cheap, old classics. We'll see...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6,969
Views: 2,291,191
Posted By booty0
Listening to only one side of the radio...

Listening to only one side of the radio conversation is kind of amusing... :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 993
Posted By booty0
This looks interesting... 1981 KZ1100 bagger

http://huntsville.craigslist.org/mcy/1404183247.html

Is 34K miles too high for one of these? Neat rig. Nice price. I wonder if it's fixin' to blow up... Thoughts?

I'm seriously tempted to...
Forum: Racing 10-02-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 932
Posted By booty0
I was endurance racing WERA lightweights back in...

I was endurance racing WERA lightweights back in the mid-80's when lots of those photos were taken. If had a nickel for every time I was lapped by Kurt Hall, Mike Harth or Doug Polen, I could by a...
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