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Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 782
Posted By dolomoto
2500 is right about the low end for what a well...

2500 is right about the low end for what a well cared for Hawk GT goes for. The Hawk GT still has quite a bit of aftermarket support..under tail exhaust, fairings, etc. Can make it highly customized....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 7,953
Views: 483,269
Posted By dolomoto
In the case of the tandem riders, it appears they...

In the case of the tandem riders, it appears they were certainly taking the lane to discourage the pickup asshole from passing and also to give themselves more room to move to the right (which they...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3,152
Views: 304,236
Posted By dolomoto
I have one Virb (non elite) that I use...

I have one Virb (non elite) that I use exclusively on my bicycle. I plan on adding a second unit, probably an Elite. I will pair both with a Garmin Edge cycle unit.

Then I was thinking that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,036
Posted By dolomoto
We hashed thru some of these issues awhile back. ...

We hashed thru some of these issues awhile back.

GI's and motorcycle crashes (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=316133).

A few weeks ago, I stopped by the course on my local Army...
Forum: Americas 04-18-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 893
Posted By dolomoto
A good halfway point is Willville Motorcycle...

A good halfway point is Willville Motorcycle Campground (http://www.willvillebikecamp.com/) in Meadows of Dan, Va. Has plenty of tent space and several cabins.

There are many great roads just off...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7,953
Views: 483,269
Posted By dolomoto
I got knocked down this morning. Was riding my...

I got knocked down this morning. Was riding my bicycle on the local Army base thru a designated PT area (a 2 lane road)...there were about 50 peds in the 2 mile PT area. Dark (0620L). Wet pavement. I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-12-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 396
Posted By dolomoto
camping/riding near Road America...

I am headed up there for the MotoAmerica race. I am wondering where is the best place to camp? RA? Or the campground across the street?

I like campfires, warm showers and tent camping.

Also, I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7,953
Views: 483,269
Posted By dolomoto
I rode 75 miles yesterday. 50 with a group...10...

I rode 75 miles yesterday. 50 with a group...10 of that with a double paceline and 40 with 2 other riders. The rest I rode solo.

Remarkably, there were no close passes or other asshattery by...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7,953
Views: 483,269
Posted By dolomoto
Today, I was riding on a designated bicycle route...

Today, I was riding on a designated bicycle route thru a residential neighborhood (speed limit 30mph), I was cranking along at 20-22. As I approached my right turn an SUV decided to try a right hook....
Forum: Racing 03-26-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By dolomoto
Word. :cry

Word.

:cry
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-01-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9,337
Views: 525,259
Posted By dolomoto
New Tag: ...

New Tag:

http://dolomoto.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Tag-O-Rama/i-ZvBkQ5j/0/L/image-L.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-28-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9,337
Views: 525,259
Posted By dolomoto
Tag! Brodie international, Statesboro Ga. ...

Tag! Brodie international, Statesboro Ga.

http://dolomoto.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Tag-O-Rama/i-K4c2Rd7/0/L/IMG_20150228_094446822-L.jpg

I rode over three hundred miles today, after arriving at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7,953
Views: 483,269
Posted By dolomoto
In RH corners with limited visibility a road...

In RH corners with limited visibility a road position in the left portion of the lane (vs. the right portion of the lane) provides much greater visibility at a greater distance to traffic approaching...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,229
Posted By dolomoto
I used a WM model (cut to size), it was quite...

I used a WM model (cut to size), it was quite ghetto. After about 10k miles, I got the real deal. I haven't taken it off in around 30k miles...I like it and am glad I bought it.
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 848
Posted By dolomoto
I really like my Geza Gear...

I really like my Geza Gear (http://www.gezagear.com/pricefabric.htm) cover.
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,628
Posted By dolomoto
A couple went RTW two-up on a CX500...

A couple went RTW two-up on a CX500 (http://www.motorcyclistonline.com/how-to/road-to-moscow).
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-07-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9,337
Views: 525,259
Posted By dolomoto
You made the trip...but did you get any seafood?...

You made the trip...but did you get any seafood? And, did you pass up the CETOR which was just a few miles away?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-06-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 9,337
Views: 525,259
Posted By dolomoto
Who is gonna ride for the tag?

Who is gonna ride for the tag?
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,425
Views: 392,850
Posted By dolomoto
Goldwing GL1500 tires will fit. I ran them for...

Goldwing GL1500 tires will fit. I ran them for many miles on my previous C10.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-03-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9,337
Views: 525,259
Posted By dolomoto
Whoever gets the tag, watch out for the...

Whoever gets the tag, watch out for the medium-sized black dog of indeterminate disposition that lives across the street. He evidently doesn't like motorcycles (or the new LED headlights, LOL) and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-02-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9,337
Views: 525,259
Posted By dolomoto
New Tag: ...

New Tag:

http://dolomoto.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Tag-O-Rama/i-tKzsmH3/0/L/IMG_3523-L.jpg

This one should be easy enough to find and if you plan your trip right you will have your choice of fine...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-02-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 9,337
Views: 525,259
Posted By dolomoto
Tag. VFW artillery piece, Metter Georgia. ...

Tag. VFW artillery piece, Metter Georgia.

http://dolomoto.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Concours-14-pics/i-fgKbXvB/1/L/IMG_20150202_110558135_HDR-L.jpg

N 32 22.893 W 082 03.591
Forum: Face plant 02-01-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 10,253
Posted By dolomoto
Nice writeup and glad to see you have met your...

Nice writeup and glad to see you have met your rehab goals.

After your mishap, when you saw the cammo dudes, I think you did the right thing by not approaching them. It probably would have...
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,425
Views: 392,850
Posted By dolomoto
Yes, that is the model. I just in in from riding...

Yes, that is the model. I just in in from riding along some dark 2 lane roads. There is much more light in the lens coverage vs the previous halogens.
Forum: Vendors 01-26-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2,391
Views: 370,983
Posted By dolomoto
I got them installed on my Concours 14. Here's...

I got them installed on my Concours 14. Here's the post (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=26021106&postcount=2219).

Bottom Line is the H4 modules fit with minor modifications to the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2,425
Views: 392,850
Posted By dolomoto
Low beam: ...

Low beam:

http://dolomoto.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Concours-14-pics/i-pft7ms9/0/L/IMG_20150126_190538712-L.jpg

High beam:
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2,425
Views: 392,850
Posted By dolomoto
http://dolomoto.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Concours-1...

http://dolomoto.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Concours-14-pics/i-DSZhRzC/0/L/IMG_20150126_175120023-L.jpg

I had to trim the rubber weather collar but otherwise they went on fine.

Here you can see the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,425
Views: 392,850
Posted By dolomoto
I ordered two LED headlight modules from Cyclops...

I ordered two LED headlight modules from Cyclops Adventure Sports.

Has anyone else put these on a C14?
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,425
Views: 392,850
Posted By dolomoto
Firstly, I used wheel bearing grease on the...

Firstly, I used wheel bearing grease on the splines and used too much of it. I changed the tires in NW Florida shortly before by Richmond trip. It was raining quite heavily on the way back and I did...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,425
Views: 392,850
Posted By dolomoto
coolant leak, rear diff leak, poor mpg at same time...

The last week of 2014, I rode 500 miles up to RIchmond, Va to see some relatives. On the way up, I noticed that my mpg had dropped from mid 40's to mid 30's.

When I got to Richmond, I noticed that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 38,281
Views: 10,160,090
Posted By dolomoto
If the rear tire is in contact with the pavement,...

If the rear tire is in contact with the pavement, it has braking force. If you are braking to save your life, why not use everything that is available?

If your habit is rear brake non use, it is...
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 219,548
Posted By dolomoto
We enjoyed your visit, catch you next time! ...

We enjoyed your visit, catch you next time!

http://dolomoto.smugmug.com/People/Travelers/i-26g3nvL/0/L/IMG_20140831_194148-L.jpg
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-21-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7,953
Views: 483,269
Posted By dolomoto
I am not a fan of riding on the shoulder. Notice...

I am not a fan of riding on the shoulder. Notice my road position, I move to the right as cars approach from the rear. By maintaining the center of the lane, I increase the chances of cagers noticing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7,953
Views: 483,269
Posted By dolomoto
http://dolomoto.smugmug.com/Other/Misc-photos-I-po...

http://dolomoto.smugmug.com/Other/Misc-photos-I-posted-to-the/i-6WkbQB3/0/L/IMG_20141218_190822-L.jpg

I got 50 miles in yesterday and had a mostly drama free ride.... one cager tried to pass and...
Forum: Face plant 12-12-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,126
Posted By dolomoto
I have MedJet...

I have MedJet (http://medjetassist.com/defaultmembership/membershipbenefits.aspx), family plan ($395/yr). It's a pittance if I ever need it.

"When a member becomes hospitalized as an inpatient due...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7,953
Views: 483,269
Posted By dolomoto
One day this past week, I was tailgated by a...

One day this past week, I was tailgated by a FedEx van. He pulled out behind me (as I passed) and stayed about 3-4 feet off my wheel for about 200 meters. The road forked, I went left, he went right....
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 779
Posted By dolomoto
I used to work as a dispatcher and was surprised...

I used to work as a dispatcher and was surprised at the relatively competitive prices folks got from freightquote (http://www.freightquote.com).
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-14-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,135
Posted By dolomoto
Yes. Starts around 9am at the original location...

Yes. Starts around 9am at the original location on Cotton. Will continue at the mall location.
Forum: Americas 11-10-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,525
Posted By dolomoto
Last June, I rode from Savannah to Newfoundland...

Last June, I rode from Savannah to Newfoundland (http://dolomoto.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-HNBAS-tour) and back. Subtracting the week we stayed in Bar Harbor, we were gone a bit less than three...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 18,855
Posted By dolomoto
Riding experience will teach you to anticipate...

Riding experience will teach you to anticipate such situations and alter your path of travel and/or speed to avoid the possible mishap.

Much the same way that experienced motorcyclists know, that...
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