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Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 546
Posted By Lobo
I got the Clymer manual for my '99 F650. It is...

I got the Clymer manual for my '99 F650. It is pretty good and clear enough for even a non-mechanic like me to understand. I would also recommend joining f650.com (great FAQ's and forums) and getting...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,501
Posted By Lobo
My two riding buddies are 62 and 72 years old....

My two riding buddies are 62 and 72 years old. They both outride me on a regular basis. The older guy is crazier but the younger one is a much better rider. They help me remember that growing older...
Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4,332
Views: 705,262
Posted By Lobo
I just saw that Kawasaki is bringing back the...

I just saw that Kawasaki is bringing back the Super Sherpa for 2009. Sweet.

http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t98/FenrisWolf_2007/2009_Super_Sherpa.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,747
Posted By Lobo
I hear Juggs is a great magazine if you are a BMW...

I hear Juggs is a great magazine if you are a BMW enthusiast.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 69,453
Posted By Lobo
1999 BMW F650 45-50 mpg around town 55-60...

1999 BMW F650

45-50 mpg around town
55-60 mpg on the highway
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-26-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,259
Posted By Lobo
Check out the new issue of Backpacker magazine....

Check out the new issue of Backpacker magazine. It is the annual gear review issue and has a pretty good section on sleeping bags.

I have a few sleeping bags, synthetic and down. My favorite is...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,060
Posted By Lobo
Looks like just so much more man jewelry to me......

Looks like just so much more man jewelry to me...

something for the metrosexual ADVrider.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2007, 06:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,399
Posted By Lobo
like flying, man. Just like flying.

like flying, man. Just like flying.
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2007, 05:45 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 29,161
Posted By Lobo
Great Report!

You are a true adventure rider.
Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,082
Posted By Lobo
Welcome aboard. I too consider myself a noob. I...

Welcome aboard. I too consider myself a noob. I took the MSF course in April and it was the best money I have spent so far in my short riding career. Then in May I lucked into a really nice 1999 BMW...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-15-2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,150
Posted By Lobo
You are a courageous and tough sumbitch, brother....

You are a courageous and tough sumbitch, brother. Make sure your prosthetic builder knows you will be needing to shift with that new left foot.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2007, 08:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,915
Posted By Lobo
The idea that "Premium" gasoline contains more or...

The idea that "Premium" gasoline contains more or less energy than "Regular" gasoline is basically a marketing scam. See what the Federal Trade Commission has to say on the subject:...
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2007, 06:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,475
Posted By Lobo
You might look at the Eureka Timberline Outfitter...

You might look at the Eureka Timberline Outfitter 4-man tent. It is built to last, has adequate headroom and can be fitted with an optional vestibule. The Timberline is a tried and true design. It is...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,744
Posted By Lobo
My first bike was a 1972 DT250. I loved that...

My first bike was a 1972 DT250. I loved that little bike. But that was thirty plus years ago and things have changed. My advice is for your daughter to save her money and, when she has about $2k,...
Forum: The Garage 11-12-2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,261
Posted By Lobo
Find a copy of Motorcycle design and technology :...

Find a copy of Motorcycle design and technology : how and why, by Gaetano Cocco. This is an amazing book. Here is the back cover summary:

"Written for everyone from motorcycling greenhorns to...
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2007, 07:53 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,002
Posted By Lobo
I have a pair of Tourmaster Winter Elites. They...

I have a pair of Tourmaster Winter Elites. They are very warm, but I find them a little bulky. I like the rain covers.
Forum: Racing 11-08-2007, 05:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,987
Posted By Lobo
Your story provides inspiration to us all, Coach....

Your story provides inspiration to us all, Coach. Best of luck to you and godspeed.
Forum: Trip Planning 10-23-2007, 10:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,803
Posted By Lobo
Free internet foreign language instruction?

Does anybody know of (free) resources on the net for getting a traveller's rudimentary grip on Spanish, French, German, Italian or other languages? I found the BBC website...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,673
Posted By Lobo
I did the MSF course in April. Afterward, I was...

I did the MSF course in April. Afterward, I was in pretty much the same frame of mind as you. I looked around for a 250-350cc bike to get more experience with before moving up to a larger bike....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,357
Posted By Lobo
My standard outfit for this time of year: ...

My standard outfit for this time of year:

Shoei RF900 Helmet: $125
Fieldsheer Highland Jacket + Thermo Liner: $175
Cabelas Guidewear Gore-Tex Bibs: $125
Rockgardn CYA Shorts: $45
661 Tomcat...
Forum: Beasts 09-09-2007, 08:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,176
Posted By Lobo
That Enertia bike is butt ugly, to boot.

That Enertia bike is butt ugly, to boot.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2007, 08:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,714
Posted By Lobo
I'm about a 98 percent stopper. I ride to work at...

I'm about a 98 percent stopper. I ride to work at 5:30 a.m. when there is little or no traffic on the surface streets I travel, so I am fairly casual about full stops during my morning commute,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2007, 09:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,633
Posted By Lobo
That makes me feel better. I just bought a set of...

That makes me feel better. I just bought a set of H&B's on Eb*y for fifty bucks.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-22-2007, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,356,202
Posted By Lobo
I just saw this posted on the Chain Gang site. A...

I just saw this posted on the Chain Gang site. A turbo-diesel? WTF?
http://www.lprs.com.au/junk/T-800CDI.4.jpeg
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2007, 05:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 777
Posted By Lobo
That was some awesome report there, brother. ...

That was some awesome report there, brother. Great job!
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2007, 05:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,172
Posted By Lobo
What the guy above said. +1. Smallest and...

What the guy above said. +1.

Smallest and warmest... hmmm. These may be mutually exclusive features. The smallest warm bag and the warmest small bag are not necessarily the same bag. If you want...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2007, 08:57 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 27,749
Posted By Lobo
Riding with Rilke: reflections on motorcycles and...

Riding with Rilke: reflections on motorcycles and books, by Ted Bishop. A little more cerebral than most motojournalism but entertaining and insightful. I really enjoyed reading it on a trip to Idaho...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-06-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,284
Posted By Lobo
Sell the KTM. Buy a BMW. Problem solved.

Sell the KTM. Buy a BMW. Problem solved.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-05-2007, 09:28 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,252
Posted By Lobo
Sounds great to me. I am looking for dualsport...

Sounds great to me. I am looking for dualsport riding instruction in the Pacific Northwest. I will keep an eye on how things develop in this forum.
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,509
Posted By Lobo
And I saw a listing for the Acerbis Matrix jacket...

And I saw a listing for the Acerbis Matrix jacket in "sand" on Ebay this evening. The price certainly looks right.
http://i15.ebayimg.com/05/i/000/9a/5a/c632_1_sbl.JPG
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2007, 10:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,509
Posted By Lobo
Fieldsheer makes its Highland Jacket in "copper",...

Fieldsheer makes its Highland Jacket in "copper", kind of a medium brown. I have one in silver and really like the jacket. If I were in the market for a new jacket right now, I would check out the...
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2007, 02:04 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 26,753
Posted By Lobo
I wear Carhartt double front work dungarees over...

I wear Carhartt double front work dungarees over a pair of Rockgardn CYA shorts for rides around town. The CYA shorts are basically armored lycra bike shorts and have tailbone, hip and thigh padding,...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2007, 10:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,626
Posted By Lobo
I have a Eureka Backcountry one-person tent I use...

I have a Eureka Backcountry one-person tent I use on solo trips. It is very light but does generate condensation. I carry a small kitchen sponge in my tent bag. Weighs almost nothing and it can...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,589
Posted By Lobo
http://www.tobefast.com/komodo-mesh-glove-pr-943.h...

http://www.tobefast.com/komodo-mesh-glove-pr-943.html

I bought a pair of Komodo mesh gloves from from McCoy Motorsports. Great service and fast delivery. I really like the gloves. Very...
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2007, 05:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,154
Posted By Lobo
It rains a LOT up this way. I carry a kitchen...

It rains a LOT up this way. I carry a kitchen sponge in my tent bag. Great for sopping up small puddles inside the tent and getting miscellaneous droplets from jackets and other raingear. Also good...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,346
Posted By Lobo
It's more reliable than I am. According to my...

It's more reliable than I am. According to my wife, anyway.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-04-2007, 12:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,042
Posted By Lobo
If you are into a nice ride, check out Betty's...

If you are into a nice ride, check out Betty's Upholstery off Hwy 12 on the way to White Pass. About a half hour from I-5. Betty and her husband are nice folks and Betty's shop is next to their...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2007, 09:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,188
Posted By Lobo
Beautiful photo of the Palouse. I love that...

Beautiful photo of the Palouse. I love that country. Thanks.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-28-2007, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3,237
Views: 290,502
Posted By Lobo
Sounds like fun. Where is the Royal?

Sounds like fun. Where is the Royal?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,386
Posted By Lobo
51 y/o male w/no tickets 1999 F650 $252/yr...

51 y/o male w/no tickets
1999 F650
$252/yr for full coverage
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