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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-24-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,085
Posted By Gray Dragon
We're doing ok. House took a hit ($25.00 spinner...

We're doing ok. House took a hit ($25.00 spinner vent blew off the roof), and my bike got blown over, but everyone is fine.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2011, 08:55 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 22,233
Posted By Gray Dragon
I'm usually refered to as a "Space-Ball" when...

I'm usually refered to as a "Space-Ball" when suited up with the modular helmet flipped up.
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 774
Posted By Gray Dragon
Tiez motorsports is coming out with a female...

Tiez motorsports is coming out with a female riding suit. They have a rather long thread going over in the Vendors section.

Hope this helps.
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 596,877
Posted By Gray Dragon
I find the Lombard good to about 75-80, at which...

I find the Lombard good to about 75-80, at which point I switch to the Mojave. One thing of mention I ride an old R100RT which has a full wind screen that blocks a lot of wind.
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 36,431
Posted By Gray Dragon
Will a loaner/trial size be available? My wife...

Will a loaner/trial size be available? My wife is concerned about the bust area (she has rather large tracks of land:evil).

Thanks
Forum: Vendors 04-11-2011, 11:27 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 36,431
Posted By Gray Dragon
Deep plum will get my wife interested.

Deep plum will get my wife interested.
Forum: Vendors 03-14-2011, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 596,877
Posted By Gray Dragon
1. I've got a V2, which I can get into in approx...

1. I've got a V2, which I can get into in approx 1 minute. These are the steps I follow.
1. Take off Right boot.
2. Put on suit.
3. Zip right leg zipper
4. Zip main...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2011, 10:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,415
Posted By Gray Dragon
Our Police Department held a motorcycle safety...

Our Police Department held a motorcycle safety expo a couple of years ago. The motor cops set up a course that involved a couple of 90 degree turns, U-turns (both ways) a circle, and a small slalom....
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 91,298
Posted By Gray Dragon
I can't agree more. :clap:clap

I can't agree more. :clap:clap
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2011, 10:33 PM
Replies: 736
Views: 221,751
Posted By Gray Dragon
I carry the same knife, very useful. I think...

I carry the same knife, very useful.

I think I picked it up off a army surplus site a few years back for $5ish. Shoot now that I think about it 10ish years back. Man I'm getting old.:rofl:rofl
Forum: Vendors 01-05-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 596,877
Posted By Gray Dragon
:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap Great news. My...

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap

Great news. My wife is really looking forward to this.
Forum: Face plant 11-10-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 33,830
Posted By Gray Dragon
My dad likes to tell a story when he was...

My dad likes to tell a story when he was stationed in Thailand. Some airman was riding his motorcycle sans helmet at night. Evidently he hit a cockroach (approx 4" long but:eek1) right in the...
Forum: Beasts 11-10-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,971
Posted By Gray Dragon
My wife and I demoed a 1050 Tiger. She was not...

My wife and I demoed a 1050 Tiger. She was not comfortable on it. She's 5' 4", and didn't feel stable (the goof ball in front with poor throttle control may have had something to do with it:evil)
Forum: Vendors 10-18-2010, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 596,877
Posted By Gray Dragon
Well I finally got caught in a, for lack of...

Well I finally got caught in a, for lack of better words, "horrendous downpour":evil. Overall the V2 Lombard held up very well. The main zipper leaked but that was due to the suit bunching up and a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 33,675
Posted By Gray Dragon
I dunno when on the back there are some pretty...

I dunno when on the back there are some pretty nice handholds:evil



Although the wife doesn't appreciate it much:lol3
Forum: Vendors 09-25-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 596,877
Posted By Gray Dragon
I have both the Lombard and Mojave in med-tall. ...

I have both the Lombard and Mojave in med-tall. The Mojave "seems" shorter than the Lombard. I think this is because the mesh of the Mojave is more flexable and will shorten a couple of inches...
Forum: Thumpers 09-18-2010, 11:06 PM
Replies: 101,324
Views: 19,651,486
Posted By Gray Dragon
A local dealer has a consignment '09 DR 650 for...

A local dealer has a consignment '09 DR 650 for $4500 (might go down to $4100)

The story behind it is the guy bought it last year, put 10 miles (yes the odometer has 10 miles on it), got scared...
Forum: Beasts 09-17-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,892
Posted By Gray Dragon
The only reason to not show it would be if it's a...

The only reason to not show it would be if it's a 2012 model.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-11-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,085
Posted By Gray Dragon
So, how did the pie ride go?

So, how did the pie ride go?
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 8,973
Views: 1,259,766
Posted By Gray Dragon
I'm not planning any freeway riding with it. At...

I'm not planning any freeway riding with it. At most county / state roads where the speed limits are 55, until I get to the dirt roads / back areas. In short I want to ride to the destination and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2010, 10:33 PM
Replies: 8,973
Views: 1,259,766
Posted By Gray Dragon
No they told me the TW was the better street bike...

No they told me the TW was the better street bike because of the wider tires. Go figure:huh
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 8,973
Views: 1,259,766
Posted By Gray Dragon
I'm kicking around plans to get a small dual...

I'm kicking around plans to get a small dual sport. Either a DR200 or TW200. The idea is to ride a lot of the dirt roads around here with some commuting on paved roads. Also looking at the bike...
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 596,877
Posted By Gray Dragon
No waterproofing at all. Although this was...

No waterproofing at all.

Although this was only the second time I've worn it (its been hot so I've worn the Mojave mostly).

I'm also riding an R100RT so there is quite a bit of wind/rain...
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 596,877
Posted By Gray Dragon
Well after a short jaunt (4 miles into work) my...

Well after a short jaunt (4 miles into work) my Lombard kept me nice and dry. Although the rain wasn't a downpour is was pretty steady.

One of these days I'll get some pictures posted. :deal
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-08-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,085
Posted By Gray Dragon
This Saturday is out for me:cry. I'm involved...

This Saturday is out for me:cry. I'm involved with the Vintage Motorcycle group pick-nick.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-07-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,085
Posted By Gray Dragon
Sounds good. I've not been there.

Sounds good. I've not been there.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-07-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,085
Posted By Gray Dragon
Ok pulling this thread out of the dumpster. ...

Ok pulling this thread out of the dumpster.

The weather is cooling off, and I'm feeling the need for a pie ride!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-05-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,285
Posted By Gray Dragon
Gray is my last name. As for the "Dragon" part,...

Gray is my last name. As for the "Dragon" part, my oldest daughter has really gotten into dragons, so my wife came up with dragon nicknames for us. So I'm Gray Dragon, my wife's favorite color is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2010, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 972
Posted By Gray Dragon
I have to agree with the majority here. The few...

I have to agree with the majority here. The few bucks it costs to take, if it helps in avoiding one accident then you're money ahead.

I was a total noob when I took the BRC, so I'm not in the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-22-2010, 10:47 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,085
Posted By Gray Dragon
That's because without pics or witnesses it never...

That's because without pics or witnesses it never happened.:evil
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-21-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,085
Posted By Gray Dragon
I'm thinking another pie ride should be coming...

I'm thinking another pie ride should be coming up.

aka I'm about due for some maintenance, and would like a ride before I tear up something.:lol3
Forum: Vendors 08-17-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 596,877
Posted By Gray Dragon
Two things of Note: 1. I finally got...

Two things of Note:

1. I finally got caught in the rain wearing the Mojave. It does indeed leak like a sieve.:lol3

2. My Lombard just came in today. So far I just wore it for 15 min....
Forum: Vendors 08-13-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 596,877
Posted By Gray Dragon
Overall, I'm really enjoying my Mojave. Been...

Overall, I'm really enjoying my Mojave. Been wearing it just about daily for the past month. Lately temps have been pushing triple digits with heat indexes around 107F. It's still hot in the suit,...
Forum: Vendors 08-11-2010, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 596,877
Posted By Gray Dragon
I like the Mojave so much, I just placed an order...

I like the Mojave so much, I just placed an order for the Lombard.

Hard to beat the price.

Thanks

Ghazi
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-31-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,085
Posted By Gray Dragon
So how'd the solo Pie ride go??? I...

So how'd the solo Pie ride go???


I managed to finish up at work around 12:30.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-30-2010, 11:56 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,085
Posted By Gray Dragon
Well, I'm out this time. Things at work are not...

Well, I'm out this time. Things at work are not progressing very well.:cry
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-26-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,085
Posted By Gray Dragon
Between the two of you, you've got one bike that...

Between the two of you, you've got one bike that will stop:D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-23-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,085
Posted By Gray Dragon
This weekend is looking a bit packed for me. ...

This weekend is looking a bit packed for me.

How does Saturday July 31th sound for a Pie Ride?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-16-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,085
Posted By Gray Dragon
No clue, I'm trying to prod HBN into making a...

No clue, I'm trying to prod HBN into making a decision.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-15-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,619
Views: 81,085
Posted By Gray Dragon
That's looking nice.

That's looking nice.
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