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Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,171
Posted By achtung3
Thanks Old Lion, I'd better start looking again!...

Thanks Old Lion, I'd better start looking again! I never knew that V-Rods came with mid pegs!!!
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,175
Posted By achtung3
Congratulations on you K bike, it seem to be well...

Congratulations on you K bike, it seem to be well taken care of, and from my experience on mileage; I was able to get up to 52 MPG, and it averages 47 MPG for me (solo).

The only issue I have with...
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,171
Posted By achtung3
I like the V-rod but never liked the forward...

I like the V-rod but never liked the forward pegs, this is the first time I see it with peg on the normal place!!!!!:ear
Forum: The Garage 10-31-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,606
Posted By achtung3
1.5 lit plastic bottles has been working great.

1.5 lit plastic bottles has been working great.
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,724
Posted By achtung3
Leather Jacket VS Textile

Can "anyone" educate me on the advantages and disadvantages on the Leather and Textile riding jackets, much very appreciated.:ear:ear
Forum: The Garage 09-02-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 506
Posted By achtung3
Lower fornt forks protection

Anyone has any suggestion in how can I protect the lower front forks from road pittings?

Does anyone knows if there is a heavy thick paint or a product that can be painted or sprayed on for...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,430
Posted By achtung3
Alpine drystar ST-1. 1st hand experience...

Alpine drystar ST-1.

1st hand experience with it, and I have no other suggestion, it kept my hands dry thru storms, drizzle and just plain downpour, (3hrs) was the longest ride in constant rainy...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,913
Posted By achtung3
No wash it, spray paint and put dent on tank.

No wash it, spray paint and put dent on tank.
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,918
Posted By achtung3
Maybe simple cotton Haynes? At least I have no...

Maybe simple cotton Haynes? At least I have no problems riding with mine, boxers or briefs, I have quite a few miles first hand experience with my undies and no complaint.

It could be your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,387
Posted By achtung3
Getting old is no fun! I condition myself...

Getting old is no fun!

I condition myself before long trips and it has helped me every time.

Walking everyday for 1hr does the trick for me.
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,143
Posted By achtung3
I would not expect Motec or TT to replace the...

I would not expect Motec or TT to replace the bag if it came with used bike, I would ask them for help but not expect it.

I believe in taking responsibility.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-09-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,070
Posted By achtung3
Hey Ivantheterrible, if you buy the bike send me...

Hey Ivantheterrible, if you buy the bike send me post and I'll walk you thru the spline lubing process, I did it on K75 and it wasn't any difficult task.

If you can you should get a hold of a copy...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,515
Posted By achtung3
I hate you!:huh and pay you $501 for the bike and...

I hate you!:huh and pay you $501 for the bike and don't need haggling.

Great find, a good wash and cleaning you will enjoy this for lifetime, assuming the motor and transmission is not fried.
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,805
Posted By achtung3
I have a LiFePo on my sportsbike for about 2yrs...

I have a LiFePo on my sportsbike for about 2yrs and I like it, there is just one little thing- first start of the bike-if the battery is cold it will not start my bike, it needs to be warmed up a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,817
Posted By achtung3
I had an incident on a twisty road once, luckily...

I had an incident on a twisty road once, luckily not a spill, it was a very hot day and the tar snake was soft, now I slow down when I see one, specially when is a hot day.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-06-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,023,550
Posted By achtung3
NCStephen What a beautiful picture:clap I...

NCStephen


What a beautiful picture:clap I must say it is gorgeous! I'd have a poster made and frame it for my living room.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,705
Posted By achtung3
First of all, when I ride this is my rule: a...

First of all, when I ride this is my rule: a motorcycle is no match on the road, it will always be the looser if you have an accident, even if you have the right of way.:huh

Large vehicles moves...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,023,550
Posted By achtung3
This is a terrible thing to see! I am sorry...

This is a terrible thing to see!

I am sorry for the innocent driver, the only good thing-he was driving a car and not riding a motorcycle.
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,785
Posted By achtung3
[QUOTE=Superzoom;23958738]For my tours, I can...

[QUOTE=Superzoom;23958738]For my tours, I can always count on "PLENTY."

[I've ridden through lots of all day, steady rains, where anything that is not truly waterproof is going to leak.]

...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,785
Posted By achtung3
How much rain are you going to be riding in? ...

How much rain are you going to be riding in?

I had asked the same question before my trip and settled for a tank bag with rain cover, and it worked fine on my 21 day trip, which the 16 days-...
Forum: The Garage 04-13-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,036
Posted By achtung3
Pretty cool! Very ingenious and affordable.:clap

Pretty cool! Very ingenious and affordable.:clap
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,432
Posted By achtung3
Alpine star ST-1, drystar, proven thru downpours...

Alpine star ST-1, drystar, proven thru downpours and showers, not a drop on my hands, not too expensive either.:D

It was my brother's gift, and it worked on a 21 day trip, 1/4 to 1/2 days every...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,766
Posted By achtung3
Here in the Central Coast Ca most of the times...

Here in the Central Coast Ca most of the times NO, and seldom it registers.

I talked to one Policeman and he said that if is safe you may initiate a turn on red but he said: As a police officer he...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,923
Posted By achtung3
Very cleaver way to load the bike. I give him...

Very cleaver way to load the bike. I give him credit for the contraption.
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 491
Posted By achtung3
Try Schubert or AGV or Bell.

Try Schubert or AGV or Bell.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,020
Posted By achtung3
In and Out has great burgers and fries, I like...

In and Out has great burgers and fries, I like them.

Oh! Not about burgers!

My one piece suit won't fit in, it is a problem because there is a slit open between the two velcro snaps, and it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,993
Posted By achtung3
Not smart. He had total control of the situation,...

Not smart. He had total control of the situation, his choice.

Car and bikes, cars ALWAYS win!

As matter of fact bikes don't win most of the times.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,023,550
Posted By achtung3
Is this in one of the British driving Countries?

Is this in one of the British driving Countries?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,135
Posted By achtung3
The road was clearly marked in red "SLOW" and...

The road was clearly marked in red "SLOW" and someone just did not follow the rules and almost killed a driver and more, irresponsible rider.

I sure wished he'd be a darwin award winner.

I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By achtung3
It sucks! I feel for the guy, it is a nice...

It sucks!
I feel for the guy, it is a nice bike, with some repairs it should be good as new.:cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 10,647
Posted By achtung3
Worst thing about riding a motorcycle to me is:...

Worst thing about riding a motorcycle to me is: dropping it! Normally because it is too heavy for me to pick it up, and some help is always a good thing.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 132,080
Posted By achtung3
Roundtripping, Look at post #1381. This past...

Roundtripping, Look at post #1381.

This past weekend Space #16

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2852/13269379035_dd483ac577_c.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3,829
Views: 864,560
Posted By achtung3
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3681/13270763355_9fa...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3681/13270763355_9fa3bb09c6_c.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 472,127
Posted By achtung3
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3792/13270742073_bbb...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3792/13270742073_bbb2be345a_c.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,970
Posted By achtung3
Whenever I feel like, photos, pit stop, snack...

Whenever I feel like, photos, pit stop, snack time, water time????:1drink

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3673/13270639653_1ffd3d3659_c.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 132,080
Posted By achtung3
Lippingcott rd

Lippingcott rd
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 57,874
Posted By achtung3
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3682/13270381213_5c5...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3682/13270381213_5c5ce1f37c_c.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10,504
Views: 3,459,578
Posted By achtung3
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7063/13270309143_69c...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7063/13270309143_69cdda8e83_c.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 779,500
Posted By achtung3
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7026/13270308384_66e...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7026/13270308384_66e1aa129a_c.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 132,080
Posted By achtung3
Just got back from Death Valley 4 day weekend,...

Just got back from Death Valley 4 day weekend, found out that Saline Valley Rd to racetrack has a portion that has thick sand and very loose gravel and a narrow stretch that is a bit too much for...
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