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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-16-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 62,832
Posted By ropedrag
http://i382.photobucket.com/albums/oo269/ropedrag/...

http://i382.photobucket.com/albums/oo269/ropedrag/589770657_PwjWN-O.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-17-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9,459
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,458,186
Posted By ropedrag
Arai VX-PRO 3 helmet

Its a long story .... ending in this Arai VX-Pro 3 size Small being offered here for sale.

This helmet was used once for only a few hours, long enough that I'd not feel right returning it so I've...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-17-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 139,101
Posted By ropedrag
Well..... I'm joining in on the fun, bought a...

Well..... I'm joining in on the fun, bought a 2013 Pikes Peak yesterday, will take delivery early next week.

All it took was 2 weeks of intense research and about 3 minutes of my test ride,........
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,652
Posted By ropedrag
Nice X challenge! Having owned one of these,...

Nice X challenge!

Having owned one of these, once upon a time...... Might I suggest moving the rear shock to the top of the list. It made a HUGE difference in the bikes handling and was well worth...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,182
Posted By ropedrag
As a Husaberg 570 owner I can add that I own a...

As a Husaberg 570 owner I can add that I own a street legal race bike. Its a 15 hour change the oil, 45 hour check the valves, etc with a suggestion to replace a few engine components at 90 hours. I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,018
Posted By ropedrag
Speaking of new Miltistrada's I'm thinking I...

Speaking of new Miltistrada's

I'm thinking I may have to have one in the very near future. I'm curious if this is a sticker price bike or if Ducati dealers will typically negotiate on a new...
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6,668
Views: 1,010,562
Posted By ropedrag
Getset, check your messages, I may have what your...

Getset, check your messages, I may have what your after :wink:
Forum: Racing 07-05-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 575,543
Posted By ropedrag
I can't get my head wrapped around how you could...

I can't get my head wrapped around how you could win a championship on a non competitive bike. Saying a difficult bike yes, but its obvious the bike was competitive.

If memory serves didn't that...
Forum: Racing 02-20-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 575,543
Posted By ropedrag
I'm in the 10% as well, Occupy Moto2 !!! :rofl

I'm in the 10% as well, Occupy Moto2 !!! :rofl
Forum: Racing 02-19-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,212
Posted By ropedrag
Raced PPIHC the past two years and had a blast...

Raced PPIHC the past two years and had a blast doing so! Would have likely gone back this year again if the project I'm working on would allow me the time, and while it will be different I don't...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-03-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2,175
Views: 599,807
Posted By ropedrag
How about a photo of me Doing it Wrong ...

How about a photo of me Doing it Wrong

Seems I typically run out of talent mid corner :rofl

http://i382.photobucket.com/albums/oo269/ropedrag/Image2.jpg
Forum: Racing 11-09-2011, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 621,464
Posted By ropedrag
So what was the deal with Dovi wearing jeans and...

So what was the deal with Dovi wearing jeans and a rolled up sleeves shirt to the awards ceremony when everyone else wore suits. His way of stealing a good photo opt for Honda?<?xml:namespace prefix...
Forum: Racing 09-20-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 621,464
Posted By ropedrag
Having had a MotoGP video pass for a few years...

Having had a MotoGP video pass for a few years now I've gone through an evolution as a fan. The first couple of years I'd only watch the MotoGP class, then I started watching a few 250 class races,...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6,668
Views: 1,010,562
Posted By ropedrag
+1 Lets see, I'm blowing fuses and killing...

+1

Lets see, I'm blowing fuses and killing the motor each time I turn to the right, wonder what it could be.....Doh :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9,459
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,458,186
Posted By ropedrag
gear needs a new home

Used but not abused! As with all my gear this has been taken care of, Condition is 9.5 of 10

Awesome piece of protection gear that I’ve used it maybe a half dozen times.....
I’ve changed to the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-16-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2,175
Views: 599,807
Posted By ropedrag
Me on my Husaberg FS570S at Pikes Peak this year ...

Me on my Husaberg FS570S at Pikes Peak this year

http://i382.photobucket.com/albums/oo269/ropedrag/31078374-Motorcycle121-JerryBrown-6378.jpg
Forum: Racing 08-16-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 621,464
Posted By ropedrag
Any possibility that Dorna makes the next post...

Any possibility that Dorna makes the next post race test at Motegi? I'd bet a big wad of money that would get all the riders to participate!
Forum: Racing 08-05-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 621,464
Posted By ropedrag
:huh

:huh
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9,459
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,458,186
Posted By ropedrag
2007 Sun Fusion FJ Cruiser with heavy farkles

2007 Toyota FJ Cruiser

$24,250

51,000 miles , a third of which are hwy miles from vacations. (18K +)

Color, Sun Fusion

Automatic transmission
Forum: Racing 08-03-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 621,464
Posted By ropedrag
Great post but you forgot to add interference...

Great post but you forgot to add interference penalties as well <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
Forum: Racing 07-25-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 621,464
Posted By ropedrag
Expensive however its worth every cent! ...

Expensive however its worth every cent!

Nothing like hooking up the laptop to the 50" plasma and watching REAL race coverage in HD glory without interruption!
Forum: Thumpers 07-24-2011, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6,668
Views: 1,010,562
Posted By ropedrag
I went with the Shorai and haven't looked back. ...

I went with the Shorai and haven't looked back.

It allowed me to get after the plastic battery box with a saw due to its reduced size compared to the stock battery, which in turn makes some room...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6,668
Views: 1,010,562
Posted By ropedrag
Did you cut/grind the seat rib as suggested in...

Did you cut/grind the seat rib as suggested in instructions step 28? Regardless I'll put my thumb over the vent tube on the way home after work and see what, if anything, that does to the power....
Forum: Racing 07-21-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 621,464
Posted By ropedrag
Let's assume for a brief minute that the race is...

Let's assume for a brief minute that the race is indeed canceled due in large part to rider concerns, and as we know, two of the most vocal riders against the race are CS and JL. Fast forward to the...
Forum: Racing 07-19-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 621,464
Posted By ropedrag
As do you :norton I think you know that my...

As do you :norton

I think you know that my use of the word "pussies" had nothing to do with questioning whether the riders are physically tough. I brought an opinion to the discussion while all...
Forum: Racing 07-19-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 621,464
Posted By ropedrag
Its not about the truth its about fear, anyone...

Its not about the truth its about fear, anyone paying attention to American politics for the past dozen or so years SHOULD be aware of how the preception of fear works (and is worked).

Anyway,...
Forum: Racing 07-14-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,704
Posted By ropedrag
Thanks for the update!

Thanks for the update!
Forum: Racing 07-08-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 621,464
Posted By ropedrag
So how do you really feel? :lol3

So how do you really feel? :lol3
Forum: Racing 07-01-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,704
Posted By ropedrag
Absolutely the best news I've heard in a long...

Absolutely the best news I've heard in a long time, kinda puts things in prospective !
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6,668
Views: 1,010,562
Posted By ropedrag
I love my 570 1st place at the Idaho Rally...

I love my 570

1st place at the Idaho Rally (RallyMoto) the weekend before last

And

7th place in the 2011 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb this past Sunday. Cut almost a minute off my...
Forum: Racing 06-28-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,704
Posted By ropedrag
Agreed, we started way too late in the day but...

Agreed, we started way too late in the day but then again this year was unusual for the number of red flags. I think the late start did add to our motorcycle and atv crash issues, hell I was several...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6,668
Views: 1,010,562
Posted By ropedrag
Thanks! Close, 14X44 I just cant seem to...

Thanks!

Close, 14X44 I just cant seem to get the top end speed from my 48 and the stock 38 is like taking a gear away. You might be thinking "stock 38??", yeah I have the supermoto 570 :D

Yes...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6,668
Views: 1,010,562
Posted By ropedrag
Question regarding race fuel for a 2011...

Question regarding race fuel for a 2011 570.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
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Im running <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns =...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-12-2011, 10:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,468
Posted By ropedrag
OK all you "on the fence" riders.... The...

OK all you "on the fence" riders....

The Idaho Rally is keeping the $200 entry fee in place i.e. no late registration up-charge. That's 2 days of hauling ass on closed to traffic gravel roads...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-30-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,184
Views: 436,017
Posted By ropedrag
http://i382.photobucket.com/albums/oo269/ropedrag/...

http://i382.photobucket.com/albums/oo269/ropedrag/0550mph.jpg

http://i382.photobucket.com/albums/oo269/ropedrag/crash.jpg

http://i382.photobucket.com/albums/oo269/ropedrag/tracks.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-27-2011, 12:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,468
Posted By ropedrag
Yeah, I'm hittin the Idaho Rally on my way to...

Yeah, I'm hittin the Idaho Rally on my way to race Pikes Peak again :D

There are a whopping 3 of us registered so far and the early registration price has just passed. I'd suggest shooting an...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2011, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6,668
Views: 1,010,562
Posted By ropedrag
If you have a newer plated berg and a scotts...

If you have a newer plated berg and a scotts damper here is a lesson a few of us have learned the hard way.

The damper post ring clamp will rub your electrical wires bare and cause shorts. One...
Forum: The Garage 05-09-2011, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6,533
Views: 2,922,671
Posted By ropedrag
No idea what you do/did to get this...

No idea what you do/did to get this garage-mahall.... all I can say is nice job, keep it up!
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6,668
Views: 1,010,562
Posted By ropedrag
Its also quite expensive and prone to issues for...

Its also quite expensive and prone to issues for no apparent reason which can be difficult to diagnose, however when it works nothings better!
Forum: Racing 05-07-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 621,464
Posted By ropedrag
+ 3 Go little guy, go!

+ 3

Go little guy, go!
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