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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,463
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Not quite the right spelling <iframe...

Not quite the right spelling

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,607
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Assume you are visible to every other driver on...

Assume you are visible to every other driver on the road and they are trying to kill you.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,016
Posted By SkiFastBadly
I live east of Seattle, right on the edge of the...

I live east of Seattle, right on the edge of the exburbs. I can be in the mountains in a half hour, be riding along Puget Sound in about the same amount of time, and I ride all year around. It...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-19-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Not sure. The Scram is so different that it's...

Not sure. The Scram is so different that it's fun to have as an alternative. The Uly? Hard to say. From an insurance standpoint, the multi-bike discount almost makes it free. I may park it in...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-19-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 485
Posted By SkiFastBadly
OK, I'm in.

I've been thinking about the TEX for a couple of years, and then today I saw that Triumph's running a promo on '14 bikes which is a buck over invoice, they waive the setup and shipping fees, and they...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-18-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,111
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Well I found this just at the right time. I'm...

Well I found this just at the right time. I'm seriously considering a Caponord. I took a test ride yesterday, but I gotta tell you, the dealer is a multi brand dealer and nobody seemed to know much...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,972
Posted By SkiFastBadly
I got into biking when my wife saw how much I was...

I got into biking when my wife saw how much I was insured for. She made me buy a Harley.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,741
Posted By SkiFastBadly
The way I'm approached and by whom is a function...

The way I'm approached and by whom is a function of what I'm riding.

If I'm on the Harley, an occasional female will strike up a conversation, but it's usually guys on other Harleys.

If I'm on...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-30-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,855
Posted By SkiFastBadly
I have an 08 which I bought used after my 07...

I have an 08 which I bought used after my 07 crank grenaded. I was one of the unlucky ones. I have a friend with a GSA and I wouldn't trade him even up. It's a nice bike for sure but I HATE the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-18-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22,579
Views: 2,226,007
Posted By SkiFastBadly
I see nothing's changed in here. Merry...

I see nothing's changed in here.

Merry Christmas
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 11-04-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4,767
Views: 1,002,056
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Index, WA

http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w191/SkiFastBadly/IMG_2620_zps03a0e0ba.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-23-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,175
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Welcome to the Buell Ulysses world. While ADV is...

Welcome to the Buell Ulysses world. While ADV is a great resource, for your bike you'll want to go here: http://www.badweatherbikers.com/buell/messages/142838/142838.html?1414084231

That's a Uly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,103
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Like a girl in orthopedic shoes, I stand...

Like a girl in orthopedic shoes, I stand corrected.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,103
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Mostly good advice in your post but nobody I know...

Mostly good advice in your post but nobody I know would ever sit down and read a shop manual cover to cover. My god, you'd be at that for a year on my Buell, assuming you could stay awake.

The OP...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 10-22-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5,809
Views: 1,070,574
Posted By SkiFastBadly
At the risk of being scolded for not reading all...

At the risk of being scolded for not reading all 300+ pages I have a question for the collective:

I like the TEX, I really do. I'm currently on a Uly. The TEX is a lot of dough, but it's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,610
Posted By SkiFastBadly
I used to swerve to avoid tar snakes. It took me...

I used to swerve to avoid tar snakes. It took me forever to get anywhere.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,723
Posted By SkiFastBadly
I assume it was pining for the Fjords.

I assume it was pining for the Fjords.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 36,205
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Did you ride it like you stole it to break it in?

Did you ride it like you stole it to break it in?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,712
Posted By SkiFastBadly
I had a set of etymotic 6i's for years but...

I had a set of etymotic 6i's for years but finally the wire broke near the earpiece. I now have a set of etymotic M5 but i'm not quite as thrilled with them, albeit i'm still dicking around with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 18,183
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Not completely related but since we're waving our...

Not completely related but since we're waving our hands around, I do have a question: if tapping one's helmet indicates a cop ahead, how would one signal "thanks for warning me"? And while we're on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 15,990
Posted By SkiFastBadly
I like to drink, and I like to ride motorcycles. ...

I like to drink, and I like to ride motorcycles.

I like to eat ice scream, and I like to take a dump.

But in both cases, these are things that must not be done simultaneously.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,509
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Exactly so. Beginning skiiers lean backwards and...

Exactly so. Beginning skiiers lean backwards and hence don't get the bite of the edges that one needs to execute a turn under control. Also, beginning skiers are scared that they're going to get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,986
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Show me an 'adventure' bike that hasn't been...

Show me an 'adventure' bike that hasn't been dropped, and i'll show you a bike that's never been on an adventure.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 35,898
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Here's my story: ...

Here's my story:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=876754
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-08-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By SkiFastBadly
You were on a KLR in Woodinville

and I was on a Scrambler. You had ADV stickers all over your bike and on your helmet. My bike was unadorned, you just don't stick crap on a Scram. You, in true ADV style, stood up on the bike as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,751
Posted By SkiFastBadly
How current are we talking about here? ...

How current are we talking about here?

http://i176.photobucket.com/albums/w191/SkiFastBadly/ThreeBikes.jpg
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 06-17-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4,767
Views: 1,002,056
Posted By SkiFastBadly
American Sport Bike is who I used. If you're not...

American Sport Bike is who I used. If you're not familiar with the BadWeatherBikers site, an all Buell forum, suggest you head over there. Questions like yours will be enthusiastically responded...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,351
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Mystery solved. I've been wondering about this...

Mystery solved. I've been wondering about this for years. Thanks for clearing that up. We now return you to your regularly scheduled insanity.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,351
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Anybody know what these freeway features are?

Not solely motorcycle related, but I first noticed these on a bike so maybe...

I've tried searching but nothing comes up, either because I have poorly framed my search or whatever. But since the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-06-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 27,728
Views: 5,500,126
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Stay away from Pluric when he's having hot...

Stay away from Pluric when he's having hot flashes.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-04-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,851
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Only a fool would own either a Uly or a Scrambler.

Only a fool would own either a Uly or a Scrambler.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,551
Posted By SkiFastBadly
I started a thread about five years ago on the...

I started a thread about five years ago on the same topic. The consensus is that if it's hot enough, they can be slippery ranging from annoying to fatal. I hate 'em. When I started the thread, I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-29-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,326
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Less vibration is only desirable if you don't...

Less vibration is only desirable if you don't ever take your wife for a ride.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-08-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,851
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Good luck. If you're ever in the area around...

Good luck. If you're ever in the area around Granite Falls/Woodinville/Duvall/Snohomish/Fall City and you see a barricade orange Uly with a big ADV sticker on the front, that's probably me.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,851
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Ok that was a week ago, are you sorted?

Ok that was a week ago, are you sorted?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4,395
Views: 481,463
Posted By SkiFastBadly
When I was a kid in high school some kids said...

When I was a kid in high school some kids said Chevys rock and Fords suck and some kids said Fords rock and Chevys suck. None of them knew what the hell they were talking about and this thread shows...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-27-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,310
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Good advice but a pity because that's a great...

Good advice but a pity because that's a great ride.

How can you tell what traffic is meth traffic? They all look alike to me.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-26-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 22,727
Views: 6,899,215
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Tell me about your seat, you didn't go cross...

Tell me about your seat, you didn't go cross country on a standard Scram seat did you?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-25-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,310
Posted By SkiFastBadly
Fair comments...but The earlier slide...

Fair comments...but

The earlier slide which you can see the markings of in the 'before' picture was 2006. In other words, it wasn't thousands of years ago, in geologic terms it's a continuous...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-25-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,310
Posted By SkiFastBadly
I'm in the Saybrook neighborhood, which is just...

I'm in the Saybrook neighborhood, which is just off Woodinville Duvall Road, about three miles west of the WD-Snoqualmie River Road intersection. Very close to good riding.
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