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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,978
Posted By djg
A short briefing on gear changing, braking and...

A short briefing on gear changing, braking and countersteering, then on to my RD350.
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,833
Posted By djg
Actually, a tank bag that won't come off your...

Actually, a tank bag that won't come off your tank filler is a real PITA. It's not an NTSB recall, and it's not a major expense, but if OP can get some relief by posting here, great.
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,833
Posted By djg
I did edit my post after you quoted it. I bought...

I did edit my post after you quoted it. I bought from TT because they had a monopoly on SW Motech stuff. They do not impress me. They just forgot about my first order, had to call and remind them. On...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,051
Posted By djg
I have a very old pair of Discovery boots, made...

I have a very old pair of Discovery boots, made in Italy. Bought used ebay. There are pieces of velcro on the top straps that have become pretty worn out, but they are still attached. Sewn on. Very...
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,833
Posted By djg
Did you try any sort of lubrication? Looks sticky...

Did you try any sort of lubrication? Looks sticky to me, watched the video. I have a similar Bags Connection bag for my Versys. Simpler latch.

It is an expensive bag, as was mine. I would not be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 30,194
Posted By djg
From Jeff Foxworthy. You may be a redneck if your...

From Jeff Foxworthy. You may be a redneck if your Mom doesn't bother to take the Marlboro out of her mouth before telling the State Trooper to kiss her ass.
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By djg
I'm a 34 " inseam myself. That's about the limit...

I'm a 34 " inseam myself. That's about the limit for most clothes off the rack. I did see Carhartt had some pants in 36" inseam. Motoport will copy your jeans in stretch Keprotec "Kevlar" fabric. Way...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,166
Posted By djg
"in honor of all the lane splitters, especially...

"in honor of all the lane splitters, especially the ones that get squashed". Knees, elbows, hands and feet need protection. I liked the traffic cone slalom, the passing other bike while lane...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 864
Posted By djg
Top quality American made. I have one of their...

Top quality American made. I have one of their jackets. Heavy leather. BYO knee pads.

http://www.foxcreekleather.com/products/45-leather-overpants
Forum: Racing 06-17-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,332
Views: 168,079
Posted By djg
First time I went to Watkins Glen they burned a...

First time I went to Watkins Glen they burned a Greyhound bus in the bog.
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,156
Posted By djg
Your boss might give you a raise if she sees you...

Your boss might give you a raise if she sees you in these.

http://www.foxcreekleather.com/products/45-leather-overpants
Forum: The Garage 06-13-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,285
Posted By djg
My little cheap Ryobi from Menards must be 10...

My little cheap Ryobi from Menards must be 10 years old. Works fine.
Forum: The Garage 04-01-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,320
Posted By djg
The connector in post 1 looks similar to the one...

The connector in post 1 looks similar to the one in post 2. Post 2 pictures what we call a "Molex" connector, it fits in the white plastic shells and is either a pin or socket. I have never used the...
Forum: The Garage 12-30-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,102
Posted By djg
I have a TIR3 on my TDM. It is very bright. I...

I have a TIR3 on my TDM. It is very bright. I noticed one driver behind me put his visor down. Rigged a pushbutton to be able to run through the flash modes, but I generally kept it on steady on.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 112,009
Posted By djg
How can you argue with that?

How can you argue with that?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 112,009
Posted By djg
"Something about that Range Rover pisses them...

"Something about that Range Rover pisses them off. It all goes pear shaped." (British term)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 112,009
Posted By djg
I hope the cops get all his videos before he dies.

I hope the cops get all his videos before he dies.
Forum: Racing 03-16-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2,072
Views: 142,117
Posted By djg
Picture quality on my cable SD channel is very...

Picture quality on my cable SD channel is very poor.
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,209
Posted By djg
Worth reading, good company to deal with IME. ...

Worth reading, good company to deal with IME.

www.rallylights.com/hella/BulbHelp.aspx
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,586
Posted By djg
Rivercreep, please tell me about your polarized...

Rivercreep, please tell me about your polarized eyewear that you use at night. I did some searching on polarized lenses. I found polarized night glasses for sale, but the professional sources on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,586
Posted By djg
Agree with you on this point, something I never...

Agree with you on this point, something I never do. Honestly, you put a lot of thought into your riding, but I believe the techniques you cite can minimize, but not eliminate road hazards. Therefore,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,586
Posted By djg
Do you wear your sunglasses at night?

Do you wear your sunglasses at night?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,586
Posted By djg
So, you figure that even a superior rider with a...

So, you figure that even a superior rider with a superior intellect is still susceptible to 25% of deer incursions?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2012, 03:57 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 7,586
Posted By djg
Anyone who thinks they can skill or think their...

Anyone who thinks they can skill or think their way out of any potential accident is IMHO, delusional. Deer, sudden left turner, diesel fuel puddle are all out of your control.

I wear all the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,127
Posted By djg
"Slicker than owl shit", must be a Texas saying....

"Slicker than owl shit", must be a Texas saying. Last time I heard that was on a Kinky Friedman album.
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,528
Posted By djg
I put a pair on my Versys. They are well made and...

I put a pair on my Versys. They are well made and easy to install. They accommodate regular or taper bars. Your handlebars will have more movement after install.
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,089
Posted By djg
Garage door opener, nothing else.

Garage door opener, nothing else.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,066
Posted By djg
Years ago, a friend's race bike windshield was...

Years ago, a friend's race bike windshield was ruined by a flapping tarp covering the bike carried in a pickup truck bed. Tie downs and saran wrap sound good to me.

I brought my new Versys home in...
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 491
Posted By djg
Where in WI? Big state.

Where in WI? Big state.
Forum: Beasts 03-09-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6,749
Views: 1,508,379
Posted By djg
My '09 Versys has more perceived vibration than...

My '09 Versys has more perceived vibration than my '93 TDM850.
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By djg
1993 TDM. 2 into 1 exhaust R1 front brakes...

1993 TDM.

2 into 1 exhaust
R1 front brakes
Gsxr Wheels and tires
Renazco seat
electric fuel pump mod
Whelen TIR3 brake light
voltmeter
Renthal aluminum bars
Forum: Equipment 11-20-2011, 07:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,002
Posted By djg
Held gloves fit me well and have been pretty...

Held gloves fit me well and have been pretty durable.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2011, 04:09 AM
Replies: 9,542
Views: 1,929,520
Posted By djg
No. They hold it low, and the pole itself droops...

No. They hold it low, and the pole itself droops significantly at its ends, putting it quite low.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 23,630
Posted By djg
Per puregas.org, three stations in Hudson, WI...

Per puregas.org, three stations in Hudson, WI have non oxygenated fuel. I know Fleet Farm has it. I used to buy fuel for a friend's snowmobile who lived in MN. I live in Hudson, just across the St....
Forum: Equipment 11-09-2011, 03:04 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 79,537
Posted By djg
try www.vlsusa.com (http://www.vlsusa.com) ...

try www.vlsusa.com (http://www.vlsusa.com) That's where I bought mine. Lightheads.
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 79,537
Posted By djg
There is no setting for initial flash then steady...

There is no setting for initial flash then steady burn. I have one as aux brake light, and it is very bright. Mine is set to steady burn.
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,618
Posted By djg
I got a pair a few years ago. I added two inches...

I got a pair a few years ago. I added two inches to length, should have added more, the thigh armor does take up some space.

They also come in cordura for about half the price of stretch kevlar.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,936
Posted By djg
Well, I saw a woman eating noodles with both...

Well, I saw a woman eating noodles with both hands on 94 WB in St. Paul the other morning rush hour.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,915
Posted By djg
Put her in a sidecar.

Put her in a sidecar.
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 16,652
Posted By djg
Well, I sent my gf's measurements to Vanson, got...

Well, I sent my gf's measurements to Vanson, got a call back from Larry, promising another call back soon. Two weeks ago. I called Fox Creek and had a beautiful jacket for her off the rack in three...
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