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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-10-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,600
Posted By WYO George
Rain gear, first aid kit, socks, gloves, memory...

Rain gear, first aid kit, socks, gloves, memory card, duct tape, granola bars and a bottle of water all reside in my road kit. This is just for daily rides, road trips get extra of course.
Forum: The Garage 11-02-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,846
Posted By WYO George
Being a tool junkie / mechanic I have considered...

Being a tool junkie / mechanic I have considered this one already. I love their screwdrivers and regard them as top tier stuff. I may yet splurge for this, but i doubt I'll use it for motorcycles. It...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,044,663
Posted By WYO George
What's the minimum riding age where you live?...

What's the minimum riding age where you live? Here they just have to be able to sit upright and wear a DOT helmet.

Besides, I would never take my child riding through a big city. I live in a town...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,044,663
Posted By WYO George
I have one on my goldwing too. That wasn't the...

I have one on my goldwing too. That wasn't the stupid part ;)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,044,663
Posted By WYO George
My 3yr old son and I are the only ones sitting in...

My 3yr old son and I are the only ones sitting in our local diner. My bike is parked outside the window by our seat and we have two helmets sitting beside us. Our waitress just asked if I wanted a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,891
Posted By WYO George
Dress warm hit the road and have fun. It's not...

Dress warm hit the road and have fun. It's not like you're traversing across Siberia! If you get cold, stop.
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,150
Posted By WYO George
Very nice report so far, love the Enfield!

Very nice report so far, love the Enfield!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-16-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 1,127,537
Posted By WYO George
Thanks for the kind words. I'll start the build...

Thanks for the kind words. I'll start the build as soon as I finish up a couple side jobs. Look for a build thread middle November....

:)
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 102,466
Views: 20,081,381
Posted By WYO George
Does anyone know how much work would be involved...

Does anyone know how much work would be involved to put a set of USD forks from a '96 CR125R on the DR650? I'm not even sure I would want them, but since they were free I'm considering it.

More...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-15-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 1,127,537
Posted By WYO George
I'm now one step closer to my little project. I...

I'm now one step closer to my little project. I just picked up a complete CR125R front end and frame to use with my otherwise useless CB400:freaky
Forum: Airheads 10-15-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 523
Posted By WYO George
FYI: A good battery should put out 12.6 volts at...

FYI: A good battery should put out 12.6 volts at rest. They are made up of six cells with 2.1V each. If it has less than 12.6 after being charged then it's no good.
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,227
Posted By WYO George
I'm 6'2" and my '07 Honda VFR800 fit me...

I'm 6'2" and my '07 Honda VFR800 fit me perfectly. It was comfy and fun, even in town thanks to its torque and great sounding V-4 engine. I really regret trading it off even though I equally love my...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,147
Posted By WYO George
Side stand as shut-off

Silly me, I've been using the kill switch on every bike I've owned (only 21 so far) and I've never had an issue, even with 76k miles and countless cycles of the switch on my oldest bike.

Still,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,549
Posted By WYO George
Thanks for sharing, that's a very neat (although...

Thanks for sharing, that's a very neat (although sad and creepy) place.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-08-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,597
Posted By WYO George
Pay it and next time slow down and enjoy the...

Pay it and next time slow down and enjoy the scenery :)
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By WYO George
That is indeed impressive. Maybe it just depends...

That is indeed impressive. Maybe it just depends on the size. I ran the 404's on my gold wing and they're fine but all my VTX they did not last nor did they handle very well
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,066
Posted By WYO George
When I had my VTX I would get 3,500 miles from a...

When I had my VTX I would get 3,500 miles from a rear Dunlop 404 and about 6,000 miles from a rear continental milestone. Ran two of each before going with an alternative solution. I really liked the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-15-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 831
Posted By WYO George
I really doubt the guy was a real cop probably a...

I really doubt the guy was a real cop probably a want to be. Either way if pulled over I would asked the cop if he's ever been to a library or a video rental store. If so the titles are always...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,400
Views: 176,853
Posted By WYO George
Invoice received and paid:clap

Invoice received and paid:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,052
Posted By WYO George
I think it's safer to lay 'er down when it's time...

I think it's safer to lay 'er down when it's time to crash...


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Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 102,466
Views: 20,081,381
Posted By WYO George
Gotcha, I just went out and looked. Trying to be...

Gotcha, I just went out and looked. Trying to be helpful...


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Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 102,466
Views: 20,081,381
Posted By WYO George
Interesting, my 2013 does not have a torch bit....

Interesting, my 2013 does not have a torch bit. It has a 4mm Allen head.


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Forum: Battle scooters 08-31-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 12,838
Posted By WYO George
Good choice. What I mean is; lots of people...

Good choice.

What I mean is; lots of people continue to ride because they feel it is an "obligation" or because they feel it defines them or makes them cooler. The bottom line though is that...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,151
Posted By WYO George
Have fun, stay safe and shoot me a message if you...

Have fun, stay safe and shoot me a message if you need any help in the Casper-Glenrock area. I work in Casper and live a few miles north of Glenrock. Wyoming is a good state to wander around!

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-19-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,044,663
Posted By WYO George
I walked into the doctors office today in my...

I walked into the doctors office today in my riding jacket, carrying my helmet and gloves. What question did the receptionist ask?




Did you ride your bike today?


Without breaking a smile...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-17-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 8,108
Views: 7,647,303
Posted By WYO George
That area gets all kinds of nasty I'm the spring!...

That area gets all kinds of nasty I'm the spring! That reminds me, I haven't ridden out there in a couple years, might be time for a ride after work one day this week


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Forum: Some Assembly Required 08-16-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 1,127,537
Posted By WYO George
I can see them now, nice conversion!

I can see them now, nice conversion!
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 33,325
Posted By WYO George
50CC is an iron butt ride. It's coast to coast...

50CC is an iron butt ride. It's coast to coast certified / verified in 50 hours or less total time.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,044,663
Posted By WYO George
Damn right!! I live 35 miles from Casper and...

Damn right!! I live 35 miles from Casper and commute into town for work and I hate Casper drivers with a passion
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-03-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8,108
Views: 7,647,303
Posted By WYO George
Very nice!

Very nice!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,474
Posted By WYO George
As said before, embrace it and keep a positive...

As said before, embrace it and keep a positive attitude. On my recent trip my friend and I rode 1700 miles just for the sake of riding through Lolo Pass and it rained the whole time. Many folks would...
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 102,466
Views: 20,081,381
Posted By WYO George
For just plain rain the bandanna actually works...

For just plain rain the bandanna actually works pretty darn great, just don't try it with knobby tires!!:deal

And on that trip I doubt it would have made a difference if we had fenders or not, we...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 49,078
Posted By WYO George
Very nice work, thanks for sharing. :freaky

Very nice work, thanks for sharing. :freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By WYO George
I'm a fan of River's End Campground on Tybee...

I'm a fan of River's End Campground on Tybee Island myself, but it's a few blocks off the beach and can get a bit crowded. We always get a cabin while there, not sure how it is to tent camp.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-21-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By WYO George
I'm glad to hear you made it OK. There's a couple...

I'm glad to hear you made it OK. There's a couple nice dealerships in Rapid. :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-20-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By WYO George
Glad your taken care of. I'm about 160 miles...

Glad your taken care of. I'm about 160 miles north of Laramie and was going to offer parking at my place if you need it. Have a safe trip and if you need help around the Casper/Glenrock area let me...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-20-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 809
Posted By WYO George
I'm thinking SD. I can't find a Custer, WY on my...

I'm thinking SD. I can't find a Custer, WY on my wall map. Custer SD is about 3 hours to me and I have no cable, but I'll call the dealership in Casper tomorrow. If they have it I'll ride to Casper...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 102,466
Views: 20,081,381
Posted By WYO George
Odd, but good tires from all I've read. I'll be...

Odd, but good tires from all I've read. I'll be trying them when my current supply dries up
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 102,466
Views: 20,081,381
Posted By WYO George
Did they change the tread pattern or is it a...

Did they change the tread pattern or is it a different model Heidenau? I'm guessing one is the K60 and the other is the Scout?
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-19-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,796
Posted By WYO George
I'm glad you enjoyed it!

I'm glad you enjoyed it!
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