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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-22-2015, 10:08 AM
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Views: 9,870,840
Posted By mattoid1
I know, those are expensive cars!:D

I know, those are expensive cars!:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,624
Posted By mattoid1
This. I've ridden one bike with buckhorn bars,...

This. I've ridden one bike with buckhorn bars, don't know why they exist. At first I thought you were referring to a garden tiller! LOL
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 67,615
Posted By mattoid1
The question is still- Is this stupidity or...

The question is still-
Is this stupidity or passive aggression?[/QUOTE]

Stupidity. Yours.:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,739
Posted By mattoid1
Your wife's father. (In-law)

Your wife's father. (In-law)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 67,615
Posted By mattoid1
Well, that did not take long. What a Moran!:D

Well, that did not take long. What a Moran!:D
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,899
Posted By mattoid1
Rent a serious-touring adventure bike to ride to...

Rent a serious-touring adventure bike to ride to Starbucks. Wining!:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-04-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 67,615
Posted By mattoid1
I doubt it is actually a Harley thing.

I doubt it is actually a Harley thing.
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 43,342
Posted By mattoid1
Great ride and report! Thanks for the pics of...

Great ride and report! Thanks for the pics of Schofield Pass, I'm 99% sure that I will never see it in person. NFW.
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 47,525
Posted By mattoid1
What is it about Sportsters? I'd like to find a...

What is it about Sportsters? I'd like to find a 1200r myself. Traded a 750 Vulcan for a 1500 Vulcan Classic in 2003 after I, too, had shopped Harley's. Rode that 43,000 miles, sold it and bought a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 37,539
Views: 9,870,840
Posted By mattoid1
I-90 was probably boring also. Next time try...

I-90 was probably boring also. Next time try riding the area west and south of Sturgis. And go any time but late July-early August. :norton
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,731
Posted By mattoid1
Not since I began riding street bikes.:D

Not since I began riding street bikes.:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 85,030
Posted By mattoid1
[QUOTE=Karlfitt;26076521]Went down to Tucson to...

[QUOTE=Karlfitt;26076521]Went down to Tucson to visit a friend and watch the SuperBowl with him.

It was raining on Saturday, so not much to do. We decided to stop by the Harley dealer to look...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 85,030
Posted By mattoid1
I was thinking of a maintenance issue also. My...

I was thinking of a maintenance issue also. My 2011 Electra Glide has had no issues in 40,000 miles, but I look it over regularly and take care of it. It also rides better than my 1150 GS, and is my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,744
Posted By mattoid1
May have saved you some time, most of the BMW...

May have saved you some time, most of the BMW riders I meet will talk your leg off. Whether I'm on the Harley or the GS, enthusiastic riders they are. There was an incident in 2012 when I stopped for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-18-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 85,030
Posted By mattoid1
Seventy two pages of subjective opinions, and not...

Seventy two pages of subjective opinions, and not many facts (this is the internet). The main detractors of Harley Davidson seem to piss themselves, crap their pants, and believe they possess the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,464
Posted By mattoid1
Quite an imagination.

Quite an imagination.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-25-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,985
Posted By mattoid1
Great report Mia! Thanks for sharing.

Great report Mia! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 85,030
Posted By mattoid1
The Harley shops around here (Sioux Falls and...

The Harley shops around here (Sioux Falls and Sioux City) have lots of youngsters in them. No one favorite bike to them it seems, the under 40 crowd ride Street Glides to Sportsters and in between....
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,222
Posted By mattoid1
I've ridden my carbureted vulcan 1500 from 800 ft...

I've ridden my carbureted vulcan 1500 from 800 ft el to 12,500 several times without changes, no problem. I think she will be fine.
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,078
Posted By mattoid1
Rodteague, nice bike! Any chance of you sharing...

Rodteague, nice bike! Any chance of you sharing more pics and info? I think I would enjoy one, but have never ridden one.
Dave
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-14-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,122
Posted By mattoid1
WL, good suggestions also. I had forgotten about...

WL, good suggestions also. I had forgotten about that area. Strawberry Point to Elkader and on to Prairie du Chien is a great ride. Stop at Gunder and have a Gunder Burger, one pound!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-14-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,122
Posted By mattoid1
I second the Loess Hills suggestion, they run...

I second the Loess Hills suggestion, they run from north of Sioux City down to south of I80,at least. A ways from Ames, but well worth the trip.
If he is a fan of British iron he should check out...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-26-2014, 09:53 AM
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Views: 6,904,651
Posted By mattoid1
XT Traveler, thanks for the reply. My wife is 130...

XT Traveler, thanks for the reply. My wife is 130 and I am 195, sounds as if the Scrambler is close to what I am looking for. I'm going into harvest now so will have a few months to research.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 09-26-2014, 06:09 AM
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Views: 6,904,651
Posted By mattoid1
I have not read through the entire thread, so...

I have not read through the entire thread, so forgive me if this has been covered. Those of you that ride two up with your Scrambler, how is the bike for that application? I'm looking for my next...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-26-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,914
Posted By mattoid1
Thanks for the report! I rode through Hell's...

Thanks for the report! I rode through Hell's Canyon in June. I stayed in Riggens the night before, nice area.
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 29,178
Posted By mattoid1
WitH the marketing dept. they have, they will be...

WitH the marketing dept. they have, they will be fine. They build a decent bike for what it is, and will put their name on anything. I'm a bit surprised at the number of people who have the brand on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 46,470
Posted By mattoid1
Thanks for the reply, enjoy the Triumph.

Thanks for the reply, enjoy the Triumph.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 395
Views: 46,470
Posted By mattoid1
Eek Nice looking scrambler. I am 61 and mostly rode...

Nice looking scrambler. I am 61 and mostly rode dirt in my younger days. At 50 I switched to street riding and am approaching 100,000 miles ridden in the last 11 years. I ride an E-Glide and just...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 22,826
Posted By mattoid1
Congratulations! Great pics and ride, best wishes...

Congratulations! Great pics and ride, best wishes to you and your new wife.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,641
Posted By mattoid1
Doctors and lawyers gots student loans to pay...

Doctors and lawyers gots student loans to pay along with the Harley.:deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,772
Posted By mattoid1
"It keeps the bugs down":rofl Good rain gear...

"It keeps the bugs down":rofl

Good rain gear is a must. The forecast often is off a bit, if needed' adjust the route to dodge violent storms. Or wait it out over coffee and pie.
On a nine day...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,782
Posted By mattoid1
I had D&D pipes on a Vulcan 1500, loud as fuck. A...

I had D&D pipes on a Vulcan 1500, loud as fuck. A couple friends who owned Harley's thought they sounded great! Rode that a few times to Denver, I was happy to get there and shut it off.
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,782
Posted By mattoid1
I have the stock exhaust on my Harley, have had...

I have the stock exhaust on my Harley, have had for 36,000 miles. I don't care for loud exhaust systems and personally think riders that ride through neighborhoods showing them off are disrespectful....
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 17,782
Posted By mattoid1
I enjoy my Electra Glide, and have owned German...

I enjoy my Electra Glide, and have owned German and Japanese bikes as well. I would not mind having a Night Hawk in the current stable as well. They seem like great bikes. Ride what you like.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 37,539
Views: 9,870,840
Posted By mattoid1
I'm thinking the syntax is different in here...

I'm thinking the syntax is different in here also. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 37,539
Views: 9,870,840
Posted By mattoid1
Ass less chaps? If they had a seat, they would be...

Ass less chaps? If they had a seat, they would be pants. Any cowboy will tell you that. :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-01-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,296
Posted By mattoid1
Looks like great weather and a great ride. Thanks...

Looks like great weather and a great ride. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,153
Posted By mattoid1
The motion was as if it were three kicks towards...

The motion was as if it were three kicks towards the back. Perhaps they were referring to our Harley's as road hazards, LOL. I prefer to think they were thanking us in some way.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,153
Posted By mattoid1
This makes sense to me, we were not bothered by...

This makes sense to me, we were not bothered by getting passed. They looked as if they were having fun.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,153
Posted By mattoid1
I was watching the curves, and did not get a...

I was watching the curves, and did not get a license plate designation. Those fuckers had ridden a bike before, for sure. Fearless, hope it keeps working for them.

Edit: We figured it meant...
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