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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths Yesterday, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 613,171
Posted By boomhwr
A lot of traffic codes throw in "if the situation...

A lot of traffic codes throw in "if the situation permits" for those few instances where engineering has made an outside to outside turn impractical.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-11-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,502
Posted By boomhwr
Sam, Great to see back on two wheels searching...

Sam, Great to see back on two wheels searching for adventure. On your route, how did you go from Balanced Rock to the dam? 17 mile rd? Or for that matter, how did you get from the Stage Stop to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-06-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13,294
Views: 2,612,255
Posted By boomhwr
Its the other way around. All the WR's are around...

Its the other way around. All the WR's are around $6500. CRF is $5200 before I start whining and begging,
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13,294
Views: 2,612,255
Posted By boomhwr
Looking at pulling the trigger on a '15. At over...

Looking at pulling the trigger on a '15. At over $1500 cheaper than the WR, leaves some farkle funds. Going to use it to chase the little one on his PW. How are these for owner service? I am not the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13,294
Views: 2,612,255
Posted By boomhwr
I can do a lot with a $2000 sticker difference.

I can do a lot with a $2000 sticker difference.
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13,294
Views: 2,612,255
Posted By boomhwr
Not wanting to start a huge issue, but how does...

Not wanting to start a huge issue, but how does this compare with the WR250R? Really on the fence, the WR is almost $2000 more by the time delivered. The WR250 thread is kinda scarey. Can's find...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-22-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,347
Posted By boomhwr
Having been on the other side, every state is...

Having been on the other side, every state is different. I have found licenses and registrations that are listed as invalid or canceled without the holder knowing. Can come from child support...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-18-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 963
Views: 87,331
Posted By boomhwr
Been following this thread without much opinion...

Been following this thread without much opinion until this week. Was in the cage and got stuck in freeway traffic with two sport bikes behind me. Splitting illegal in Idaho, but watching how often...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-15-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,597
Posted By boomhwr
Just to throw another wrinkle into this. Has...

Just to throw another wrinkle into this. Has anyone had issues with a polarized screen and polarized glasses? Made the tar snakes almost silver and the pavement had a blue tint. Could hardly tell...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-18-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 784,846
Posted By boomhwr
Been digging for quite a while and can't find the...

Been digging for quite a while and can't find the diameter of he TigerXC bars or the part number for the Rox. Any help?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-01-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 240,762
Posted By boomhwr
Working as a school resource officer, took the ST...

Working as a school resource officer, took the ST to an end of the year play. Heading home about 10:30 had an old Chevy Chevette stake sided wagon drive out in front of me. Car pulling out in front...
Forum: Photos 10-08-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2,022
Views: 1,150,599
Posted By boomhwr
I can only imagine how the Victory's would be. My...

I can only imagine how the Victory's would be. My old RK was a pig to try to work with. When we drug our KZ's out of mothballs, sweet and smooth ride. Like an old Caddy. And more nimble.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-13-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 784,846
Posted By boomhwr
Here is a very silly question. I just put the...

Here is a very silly question. I just put the Tour Tec upper guards on my Tiger XT. Is there an easy way to put the plastics back on? Set the lowers in first then then bolt the uppers on? Had to ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-23-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,994
Posted By boomhwr
Take it back to the dealer and see if they will...

Take it back to the dealer and see if they will do anything. May be a technical bulletin on it. If they say no dice, then go it on your own.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-29-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10,544
Views: 2,292,090
Posted By boomhwr
got some groceries at the local store. As I put...

got some groceries at the local store. As I put them in the ammo cans, yes it was a KLR, I had a young gentleman with 1 tooth for every two years of age ask, "Are you going to ride that off the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-16-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 37,919
Posted By boomhwr
I'll bite on this. I will stop at 10 over and...

I'll bite on this. I will stop at 10 over and write a ticket for 15 over usually. I rarely work highways but when do it is rural areas with lots of ag and animals in the area, both wild and domestic....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8,759
Views: 862,226
Posted By boomhwr
Oakley Road

I saw this question last week. The Oakley Road through the sawtooths between Rogerson and Bostetter campground still has that big drift on tbe road. Was up there playing popo yesterday and it will...
Forum: Photos 06-06-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 501
Views: 130,385
Posted By boomhwr
Salmon Falls Dam in southern Idaho?

Salmon Falls Dam in southern Idaho?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-06-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,068
Posted By boomhwr
Not sure what the deal is here in Idaho. New...

Not sure what the deal is here in Idaho. New stretch of freeway was grooved concrete from day one. Now they are resurfacing all concrete bridges and overpassed and the finished product is grooved....
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-12-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,433
Posted By boomhwr
In the US, a yellow sign is just advisory or...

In the US, a yellow sign is just advisory or warning of the suggested safe speed, The black and white are regulatory and the curve can be navigated at that speed. I am usually close to the cautionary...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-30-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 784,846
Posted By boomhwr
Risers and Pegs

Been reading through the thread and still having questions. For my 2013 XC, I want the 2" up and back Rox, can someone provide the part #? And I am looking at Pivot pegs but wondering how much drop?...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-01-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By boomhwr
Thought I saw a pasties thread started by...

Thought I saw a pasties thread started by genitails. Found my glasses and was a little disapointed.
Forum: Photos 01-03-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2,022
Views: 1,150,599
Posted By boomhwr
State Trooper? They usually send someone wound...

State Trooper? They usually send someone wound pretty tight to be the resident for the Lolo area.
Forum: Photos 01-01-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2,022
Views: 1,150,599
Posted By boomhwr
Where in Idaho? That paint scheme looks familiar.

Where in Idaho? That paint scheme looks familiar.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-22-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10,544
Views: 2,292,090
Posted By boomhwr
Pulled into the gas station on my Tiger and a guy...

Pulled into the gas station on my Tiger and a guy on a Road King pulls to the other side of the island. Looked over and told me that he hates rice bikes. Laughed and pointed to the tank and said,...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-16-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 212,341
Posted By boomhwr
Mine was the DL1000 Vee. I got rid of the KLR for...

Mine was the DL1000 Vee. I got rid of the KLR for my 150 mile commute. Had gobs of power but really top heavy. Could only get 35-40 mpg taking it really easy. Never did anything for me, especially...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-12-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,800
Posted By boomhwr
My ST1100 gets hot enough to be uncomfortable...

My ST1100 gets hot enough to be uncomfortable with Olympia pants. I try to stay out on the highways or county roads when I use it at work. I did the KLR for Tiger swap and love it. Had a V before...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-12-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 784,846
Posted By boomhwr
My milk crates are in the house, I call them...

My milk crates are in the house, I call them bookshelves! Replacements are getting hard to find due to the local scrappers. Any special mods to bolt it to the rear plate?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-12-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 5,124
Views: 784,846
Posted By boomhwr
Top Box?

Maybe I haven't lost all of my KLR roots, how bad would the Rubbermaid Action Packer look as a top box? At only $20, that is a steal! Maybe not the most secure and I would have to paint those red...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-23-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 215,042
Posted By boomhwr
I have the touring screen and the noise at...

I have the touring screen and the noise at freeway speeds is terrible. Could it be my helmet, Arai XD3? I have been doing quite a bit of freeway, commute. 6' with 32" inseam.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-23-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 110,371
Posted By boomhwr
I was familiar with your situation. Was watching...

I was familiar with your situation. Was watching my phone to see if I had to run to Hailey (Woodside) to help the in-laws pack to leave. They were fortunate to be on the east side of the road. Other...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-11-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,353
Posted By boomhwr
Saw the ADV on a bike, pointed at it and gave the...

Saw the ADV on a bike, pointed at it and gave the salute. Was in company Crown Vic and boss got called. Little explaining and was given the next three crap calls for the day but nothing major. Was...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-11-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,766
Posted By boomhwr
Those just add character. I live in Idaho, land...

Those just add character. I live in Idaho, land of Tyson and Hobbs fame (read his adventures in day trips). The matte finish hides a lot. My ST gets tons of black scuffs from boots that are a pain to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-10-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 8,759
Views: 862,226
Posted By boomhwr
Did that trail last September on the ATV's. We...

Did that trail last September on the ATV's. We met some Sierra Club members at the meadow and were scolded for "disrupting nature". Two bone stock rubicons doing less than 10 mph. They were were...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-10-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,766
Posted By boomhwr
Congrats on the new ride!!! Did the same thing...

Congrats on the new ride!!! Did the same thing with my KLR. Hardest decision was between white and matte green. Green won.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 08-04-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 217,200
Posted By boomhwr
Was in the market for a new bike, wife got tired...

Was in the market for a new bike, wife got tired of me putting money into the KLR. Wanted to test ride a Super Tenere and look at a Triumph. Rode in and as I was looking at the Tiger, the salesman...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-06-2013, 11:32 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 31,565
Posted By boomhwr
I was all geared up to get one three weeks ago....

I was all geared up to get one three weeks ago. Took it for test ride of about 40 miles and it was way more than I could ever use. I am not a serious off roader and most of my miles will be paved....
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-18-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,576
Posted By boomhwr
In Idaho any rider on a motorcycle has to reach...

In Idaho any rider on a motorcycle has to reach the pegs. Was stopped by an state trooper who gave me the lecture, and then a Boise PD officer stopped to add to the lecture. I was given "a break"...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-18-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8,759
Views: 862,226
Posted By boomhwr
But they claim to have a killer deal on octane...

But they claim to have a killer deal on octane boost!!!!!!
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-17-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,001
Posted By boomhwr
Saw it written for 25/35 in left lane. Judge...

Saw it written for 25/35 in left lane. Judge tossed it saying the law was vague. In Idaho there is usually a hidden "if the situation allows". so tickets get tossed. Irritating.
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