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Forum: Alaska 04-17-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,150
Posted By AK650
Damn, that sucks! That's a bitching bike, BTW!...

Damn, that sucks! That's a bitching bike, BTW! Hope it didn't get too banged up.

Jeff
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 67,040
Posted By AK650
So this is how you talk about your "friend" on a...

So this is how you talk about your "friend" on a public forum, and most likely behind his back. Then, unsolicited, you go on about all of the equipment/tools/possessions you have(for what purpose, I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 67,040
Posted By AK650
I won't be flaming you, as I don't make fun of...

I won't be flaming you, as I don't make fun of folks with developmental disabilities.

Jeff
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 67,040
Posted By AK650
HITF do you compare a Duc Testastretta to an 800...

HITF do you compare a Duc Testastretta to an 800 pound pushrod Harley? Where do you guys come up with this nonsense? I simply don't understand why some of you don't get it, that there are people with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 67,040
Posted By AK650
And more insightful commentary from the ADV...

And more insightful commentary from the ADV douchebag emeritus.

Jeff
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 67,040
Posted By AK650
Was there supposed to be a point in this...

Was there supposed to be a point in this "sentence", or are you just babbling about, as usual?

Jeff
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 67,040
Posted By AK650
They are definitely not the only company with epa...

They are definitely not the only company with epa issues. Harley could definitely make higher hp bikes, and they do. The V-Rod for example. But, you have to compare apples to apples. "everyone else"...
Forum: Alaska 04-05-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 435
Posted By AK650
My bad.....

Took the Road Glide out of storage, and swapped the tires on both cages yesterday. Sure fire recipe for snow!:shog

Jeff
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-03-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,188
Posted By AK650
Is it your tank that has been replaced twice, or...

Is it your tank that has been replaced twice, or the tank cover? Were the tanks leaking?

Jeff
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 67,040
Posted By AK650
"Good catch-- I never noticed what brand the...

"Good catch-- I never noticed what brand the bikes are in that clip (not important to me).

Agenda-- evidently this thread has been take over by the Harley Apologista trying to obfuscate the odder...
Forum: Alaska 03-28-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 854
Posted By AK650
Very cool, Erik; looking forward to it! :thumb ...

Very cool, Erik; looking forward to it! :thumb

Jeff
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 67,040
Posted By AK650
"Sometimes I wonder how Harley riders see...

"Sometimes I wonder how Harley riders see themselves in the greater scheme of things."

For starters, I don't see myself as a "Harley rider". I see myself as a motorcyclist. I'll ride anything on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,152
Posted By AK650
+1 My mileage begins to go to shit at 70+...

+1

My mileage begins to go to shit at 70+ mph, and/or bucking a stiff head wind. Especially with the panniers on.

Jeff
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By AK650
I don't know. I took a Lee Parks course last...

I don't know. I took a Lee Parks course last summer, wearing Heid K60's, and it seemed to stick just fine?:ear

Jeff
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 67,040
Posted By AK650
My response would not differ one bit, whether in...

My response would not differ one bit, whether in person or on line.

You're one of those personality types that takes pleasure in others misfortune and/or pointing out their faults(as you perceive...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 67,040
Posted By AK650
"But chances are better that the Bagger was...

"But chances are better that the Bagger was Blatting along at 10-20 under the limit."

Since the speed limit is probably on the order of only 35, I seriously doubt that the bagger is going that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 67,040
Posted By AK650
Odds are, that bagger is already at, or above the...

Odds are, that bagger is already at, or above the posted speed limit. So the KTM jockey is upset why, because he is held back from riding at 2-3 times the speed limit on a crowded public road?
...
Forum: Alaska 03-23-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,846
Posted By AK650
Not sure. Last winter is was open so late into...

Not sure. Last winter is was open so late into the year, I assumed it was year round, or mostly so. Though I think she did do an extended vacation back to the home country. Had heard her hubby was...
Forum: Alaska 03-23-2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By AK650
As per usual, another interesting, beautiful, and...

As per usual, another interesting, beautiful, and inspiring video! Thanks for sharing it! You've gotta have the Guinness world record for miles ridden with one hand!:D

PS, great use of a Tony...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 67,040
Posted By AK650
And the point of taking a 700-800+ pound touring...

And the point of taking a 700-800+ pound touring bike(of any brand) to 140 on a public street, would be what exactly? Oh that's right, you just have to get in a negative comment, no matter how...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 67,040
Posted By AK650
"Of course, I mean in just that paragraph about 3...

"Of course, I mean in just that paragraph about 3 choices from 2 manufacturers speaking about "baggers" in general-"

But the paragraph was part of an article with very specific parameters, so your...
Forum: Alaska 03-22-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,846
Posted By AK650
I sure hope that come summer, the Thai truck at...

I sure hope that come summer, the Thai truck at the Hub is re-opened, with the same menu. They closed the truck this winter, and opened what used to be the old Trailside up the road a bit. The food...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 67,040
Posted By AK650
"Odd that there is no mention of what I'd...

"Odd that there is no mention of what I'd consider the "gold standard" of touring- Honda."

Since the article was specifically about American V-twin baggers, it's not odd at all; unless Honda has...
Forum: Alaska 03-21-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 676
Posted By AK650
Thanks for scouting out ERR, and posting the vid,...

Thanks for scouting out ERR, and posting the vid, Nu! Dusted off the F8GS today, and took a spin out to the nature center, and around Eagle River. It was just too damn nice to resist. Around 45F and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 67,040
Posted By AK650
"Yes, youll see ADV bash a Harley. But much of...

"Yes, youll see ADV bash a Harley. But much of that bashing occurs because 99% of them only hit the slab, and most reflect a design and lifestyle which differs greatly than this board is about. Very...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-08-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 67,040
Posted By AK650
If it bothers you, then WTF do you ride with him,...

If it bothers you, then WTF do you ride with him, so you have someone to ridicule?

If being an asshole were painful, you'd need to be on a morphine drip, just to get through the day.

Jeff
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-07-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 63,116
Posted By AK650
Get a Camel Tank, and ditch the rotopax's. A way...

Get a Camel Tank, and ditch the rotopax's. A way better mousetrap!

Jeff
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-04-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 25,703
Posted By AK650
Beautiful work Fin, look forward to seeing more! ...

Beautiful work Fin, look forward to seeing more!

Jeff
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-04-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,381
Views: 67,040
Posted By AK650
"This behavior isn't limited to Harleys...not...

"This behavior isn't limited to Harleys...not sure why you had to bring that brand into the mix....and I'm keen to avoid the boredom of yet another HD bashing thread."

Because it's advrider.com....
Forum: Alaska 02-25-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,150
Posted By AK650
Thanks for the edit, and I do apologize for my...

Thanks for the edit, and I do apologize for my constructive criticism being on the harsh/sarcastic side. I should have been more diplomatic.

Jeff
Forum: Alaska 02-24-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,150
Posted By AK650
Thanks for the edit, and again, apologies for the...

Thanks for the edit, and again, apologies for the sarcastic rant! Hope to see a nice variety of bikes at the show.

Jeff
Forum: Alaska 02-22-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By AK650
:thumb Any time. Jeff

:thumb Any time.

Jeff
Forum: Alaska 02-22-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By AK650
Just an FYI. The OP specified using the rental on...

Just an FYI. The OP specified using the rental on gravel. In AK, most every major rental company such as Hertz, Budget, Avis, etc...has specific caveats in the rental agreement forbidding use on...
Forum: Alaska 02-22-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 778
Posted By AK650
Kevin, I've seen Airport Rental trucks on the...

Kevin, I've seen Airport Rental trucks on the Haul Road. They may be worth a try. Likely pretty spendy, but maybe rent from them for the dirt, and a regular rental car for the rest of the time?
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-21-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,854
Posted By AK650
You're probably trolling, but WTH, I'll bite. If...

You're probably trolling, but WTH, I'll bite. If not, you should really do a little research first.

The OP was regarding the F800GS.

It doesn't have cast wheels, it has laced wheels.

Yes it...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-20-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,745
Posted By AK650
So, you didn't like the F800 on a test ride, and...

So, you didn't like the F800 on a test ride, and yet put money down, on a totally new model, that you haven't even threw a leg over?

Jeff
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-19-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,377
Posted By AK650
Your welcome. The Hyperpro is a pretty good bang...

Your welcome. The Hyperpro is a pretty good bang for the buck upgrade. While I'd love to have a top shelf set of adjustable forks/shock, I'm not in the mood to drop $3K on it. I'd rather buy a used...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2015, 10:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,381
Posted By AK650
:thumb Thanks! Jeff

:thumb Thanks!

Jeff
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,168
Posted By AK650
Well, I guess I can add you the short but...

Well, I guess I can add you the short but distinguished list of flaming assholes on my ignore list. You are so superior in your knowledge of, and appreciation of fine motorcycles, that I'm simply not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-16-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,377
Posted By AK650
I think you're optimistic. I weigh 240# With just...

I think you're optimistic. I weigh 240# With just maybe 50# of gear on board, I was using every mm of fork travel, just blasting across the Denali Hwy, which is simply a potholed, washboardy, public...
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