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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 03:29 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 132,677
Posted By Foot dragger
Way cool,the red is slick. Congrats! Ive never...

Way cool,the red is slick. Congrats! Ive never owned any sort of cruiserish bike but the new Indians are eye catchers. My girlfriend rides a Super Glide so I tried that out the other day,very...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-16-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,416
Posted By Foot dragger
Much appreciated,there were also some puddles...

Much appreciated,there were also some puddles near the ft walkway that were disconcerting,we muddled through.
Forum: Face plant 12-15-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,380
Posted By Foot dragger
The helmet thing will never die,its a form of...

The helmet thing will never die,its a form of freedom to expose one's head and brains to hard objects at speed.

I have recently met some Harley people and each and every one,of which there are 25,...
Forum: Face plant 12-15-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,880
Posted By Foot dragger
I know some Harley folks pretty well,they base...

I know some Harley folks pretty well,they base trips on going places where they can "ride free", meaning no helmet. They will stop at the border of a free state and exult in their bare heads.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-13-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,416
Posted By Foot dragger
The umbrella fell over on my mom's patio,took the...

The umbrella fell over on my mom's patio,took the better part of 8 minutes to get squared away after the last Super-Storm.
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,678
Posted By Foot dragger
Get what Ive got,its near perfect for...

Get what Ive got,its near perfect for everyone.................
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,751
Posted By Foot dragger
+1. There's a reason sportbikes have the rider...

+1. There's a reason sportbikes have the rider up and over the front of the bike,and dirtbikes also need considerable front weighting to bomb corners. Many guys tall or short put taller bars with...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-04-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2,327
Views: 151,999
Posted By Foot dragger
Porn would be a pic of the new steed with the top...

Porn would be a pic of the new steed with the top end off and moistened organs hanging out suggestively posed. A simple pic of the bike would be fine.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-03-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2,327
Views: 151,999
Posted By Foot dragger
USA is building a dirtbike? Or its yet another...

USA is building a dirtbike? Or its yet another euro skinny Trials steed?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-02-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,327
Views: 151,999
Posted By Foot dragger
No Orange bike yet?

No Orange bike yet?
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,517
Posted By Foot dragger
That Bike is beautiful,and some pics of the wife...

That Bike is beautiful,and some pics of the wife washing it would be more then appreciated.

But seriously,even at age 57 my twitchy throttle hand and innate love of wheelies would land me in a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-29-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2,327
Views: 151,999
Posted By Foot dragger
+ more.

+ more.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,249
Posted By Foot dragger
A guy ran into the back of my Nissan truck twice...

A guy ran into the back of my Nissan truck twice within 1 minute,at about 25mph both times,it wasnt his car,he appeared to be high on crank and wanted to cash me out on the spot for 1000.00.

1st...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 11,678
Posted By Foot dragger
It gets hot here,110 is not unheard of,then the...

It gets hot here,110 is not unheard of,then the tar snakes sink into the crack they were poured on top of,leaving an undulating slippery rut.

I only screw up in them when Im pushing it but have...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-22-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 949
Posted By Foot dragger
There's no rule saying new trails cant be built...

There's no rule saying new trails cant be built today,there are many people doing so. Maybe 10% of those who ride trails will help fix or build them.

Rather then thank an old timer consider...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 172,254
Posted By Foot dragger
3K is what a used DR650 sells for,killer deal on...

3K is what a used DR650 sells for,killer deal on the Bandit.
Forum: Airheads 11-19-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,373
Posted By Foot dragger
ebay is a worldwide market. Bike values go up...

ebay is a worldwide market. Bike values go up and down,most people think their bike is special and price it high,if they were buying the exact same bike over again they would value it lower. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,205
Posted By Foot dragger
More is more,but why is it better? A 550lb bike...

More is more,but why is it better? A 550lb bike loaded for travel weighs 700 lbs. Why is that better or more fun? Just watch Charlie and Ewan on their neato over loaded big bikes,their trip would...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-12-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,327
Views: 151,999
Posted By Foot dragger
A normal trailbike works fine up that way,the...

A normal trailbike works fine up that way,the steep tight trails are on the Pulga side of the canyon.

But the Ridgeriders are having a meeting tonight at Chico Honda at 6:00,its upstairs over the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-12-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By Foot dragger
Sounds neat,but the Baja riding season is just...

Sounds neat,but the Baja riding season is just getting going. Ive been out there in Jan or Feb and had great comfortable riding temps instead of baking in heat.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-11-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,327
Views: 151,999
Posted By Foot dragger
I camped out with the Ridgeriders fri/sat/sun up...

I camped out with the Ridgeriders fri/sat/sun up at Granite Basin above Oroville,maybe 15 guys showed for Sat/Sun and we rode some great singletrack,traction was perfect! No Dust,almost 0 mud.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-11-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,409
Posted By Foot dragger
The backroads in nor-cal are great! But some are...

The backroads in nor-cal are great! But some are a mix between trailriding/super-moto/endless tight hairpins uphill and downhill,the best/worst ones tend to have hardly any 4 wheel traffic on them....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-06-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,818
Posted By Foot dragger
+1. the blue was nice. also wondering how long it...

+1. the blue was nice. also wondering how long it takes to plasti dip around spokes.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-06-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,818
Posted By Foot dragger
ADV is an open free forum,people have opinions. ...

ADV is an open free forum,people have opinions. If no opinions were voiced there would be no forum. The challenge is not getting all butthurt over an opinion.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,818
Posted By Foot dragger
I would think at most,at resale time,the textured...

I would think at most,at resale time,the textured finish only knocks off a grand or so.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-02-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2,327
Views: 151,999
Posted By Foot dragger
Ozzie in Chico knows a thing or two about...

Ozzie in Chico knows a thing or two about sidecars and putting them on bikes. Last time I looked he had an airhead frame upstairs with sidecar mounts already welded on. That was when I spent about...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-01-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 555
Posted By Foot dragger
Try the BMW shop,it will make their day.

Try the BMW shop,it will make their day.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-01-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,818
Posted By Foot dragger
+3.4.

+3.4.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-31-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,373
Posted By Foot dragger
I have had a simple package sit in customs for 6...

I have had a simple package sit in customs for 6 weeks and more,no explanation,it just sat.
And then they turned it loose after I had to give the customer his $ back.
Truly unfortunate.
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 32,482
Posted By Foot dragger
You bought an obama from touratech? This is not...

You bought an obama from touratech? This is not a political discussion but over at CSM they whine and moan all day and night.
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,945
Posted By Foot dragger
+1 on return policy. I took a 325.00 Olympia...

+1 on return policy. I took a 325.00 Olympia jacket back to the local BMW dealer due to a ripped vent when new....

I was made to feel like a criminal,the stink eye from the owner was like he had...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,321
Posted By Foot dragger
dude,your 6' 5" tall,the factories cant build a...

dude,your 6' 5" tall,the factories cant build a special version for tall folks.
Ducati also doesnt build a tall version.
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,321
Posted By Foot dragger
So it wasnt Harley that pulled the plug right...

So it wasnt Harley that pulled the plug right when Buell finally built a decent bike? perhaps a memo was missed.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-29-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,252
Posted By Foot dragger
Our trailriding club put on a day where the...

Our trailriding club put on a day where the county donated some 20 yard dumpsters and we showed up with winches and trucks/manpower,we pulled many fridges/tvs/appliances/etc,etc out of a ravine near...
Forum: The Garage 10-29-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,856
Posted By Foot dragger
They wont consult you on whether its totaled,it...

They wont consult you on whether its totaled,it either is or it aint. Worrying about it wont help a bit.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-29-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 413
Posted By Foot dragger
Or forget about the ride-em lawnmower with out a...

Or forget about the ride-em lawnmower with out a blade (quad) and find a dirtbike with a title:rofl
Forum: Airheads 10-28-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6,014
Views: 533,116
Posted By Foot dragger
Kind of off the sub(ject) but I have found when...

Kind of off the sub(ject) but I have found when hitchhiking if some abraided and bleeding body parts are shown.....the 1st car by will skid to a stop and give you a lift home or where ever.

Ive...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-27-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,252
Posted By Foot dragger
Drinking and shooting go hand in hand,its a macho...

Drinking and shooting go hand in hand,its a macho sort of deal to pull that bang stick trigger.Irisponsible people go back to the same places over and over to shoot guns so the trash/broken...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-25-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,327
Views: 151,999
Posted By Foot dragger
Its not just "white trash" absorbing roads as...

Its not just "white trash" absorbing roads as they see fit,rich or well off folk also buy a piece of property next to a county dirt road and when they see people on that road more then they like,they...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-24-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 16,783
Posted By Foot dragger
No pics of any sort of any of this?

No pics of any sort of any of this?
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