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Forum: Thumpers 04-16-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 679
Posted By B.Curvin
I broke my old 2005 XR650R in the Motoman way. A...

I broke my old 2005 XR650R in the Motoman way. A bit harder actually. I rode ~3 miles letting it warm up then chased a 900SS up a curvy mountain road. When I sold it, it had never used a drop of oil...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,560
Posted By B.Curvin
+100. I ran set of 270s for three rides, pulled...

+100. I ran set of 270s for three rides, pulled them off and gave them away.

For real dual sport action I've found Metzeler Unicross to be my favorite. Very aggressive offroad, and amazingly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,010
Posted By B.Curvin
Apparently that guy's still wet behind the ears.

Apparently that guy's still wet behind the ears.
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 526
Posted By B.Curvin
+7 I'm probably picking up a DR650 soon....

+7

I'm probably picking up a DR650 soon. Everything will go straight to Rick (Cogent). It will be the second DR he's set up for me.
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By B.Curvin
I'd snatch it up and do something silly with it. ...

I'd snatch it up and do something silly with it. :deal
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 841
Posted By B.Curvin
Most folks here probably think a freewind is what...

Most folks here probably think a freewind is what you get after chowing on a bag of prunes.

It needing a little mechanical love wouldn't bother me at all, but it would come down to it's overall...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8,650
Views: 2,200,792
Posted By B.Curvin
That looks like it. Thanks

That looks like it.

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 8,650
Views: 2,200,792
Posted By B.Curvin
And just as importantly, does it do a proper job...

And just as importantly, does it do a proper job of getting rid of the buffeting and cutting down noise?
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 8,650
Views: 2,200,792
Posted By B.Curvin
Which windshield and windshield stand-off is...

Which windshield and windshield stand-off is this.

Thanks
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-10-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,455
Posted By B.Curvin
If my wife wanted to start "dual sporting" with...

If my wife wanted to start "dual sporting" with me, I would be looking at DR200s and TW200s. No way in hell would I put her on any V-Strom. I already have an XR75 and an XR100. If she decides to ride...
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,823
Posted By B.Curvin
:deal I currently own a 2009 KLR. My second...

:deal

I currently own a 2009 KLR. My second KLR. To the OP, get a DR or XR-L if you want to test the dirty waters. The KLR is fine for its intended purpose, but the others are much more dirt...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 158,029
Posted By B.Curvin
fa·ce·tious fəˈsēSHəs/ adjective adjective:...

fa·ce·tious
fəˈsēSHəs/
adjective
adjective: facetious

treating serious issues with deliberately inappropriate humor; flippant.



:fpalm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 158,029
Posted By B.Curvin
I'm glad somebody got it. :thumb

I'm glad somebody got it.


:thumb
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 158,029
Posted By B.Curvin
KLR. The first production motorcycle with ABS and...

KLR. The first production motorcycle with ABS and traction control standard.

And still cheap.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-21-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3,566
Views: 728,193
Posted By B.Curvin
Dave! How's it going bud? I just sold the...

Dave! How's it going bud?

I just sold the van about two months ago. It gave Anna and I many great miles and nights camping.

I hope your Holidays are great.

Brent
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-14-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 1,178
Views: 65,365
Posted By B.Curvin
I plan to be there.

I plan to be there.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-10-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 176,070
Posted By B.Curvin
Have you made video yet? I would love to see/hear...

Have you made video yet? I would love to see/hear a ride by.

Thanks
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-03-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,622
Posted By B.Curvin
Or just put the fuel in a jar and wait (days or...

Or just put the fuel in a jar and wait (days or weeks), it will separate on its own.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,733
Posted By B.Curvin
I would absolutely still ride, but I do think it...

I would absolutely still ride, but I do think it would lose a tidge of the "flavor". At least for me anyway. I am an adrenaline junkie.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 37,319
Views: 9,792,588
Posted By B.Curvin
How's that song go? "It's raining pigs"!

How's that song go? "It's raining pigs"!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,753
Posted By B.Curvin
I've done it in California, Colorado, Arizona,...

I've done it in California, Colorado, Arizona, England and the Isle of Man. I consider every one of the trips an adventure.

So yes, and do it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 17,948
Posted By B.Curvin
Same here, mostly. I still ride as fast, or...

Same here, mostly. I still ride as fast, or faster than I did before racing, but my envelope is larger now. I still pursue learning at every opportunity, I just do it on my own.

Little bit of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 37,319
Views: 9,792,588
Posted By B.Curvin
No need to teach my friend. I just do a block...

No need to teach my friend. I just do a block pass when an inconsiderate douche wont move. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,399
Posted By B.Curvin
2009 KLR650. Caribou top box, tall windshield, 1...

2009 KLR650. Caribou top box, tall windshield, 1 up on the front. 5' 11" rider weighing 180lbs w/out gear. 75/80 on the interstate everyday, 32 mile round trip.

38/39 mpg.

I once got 55mpg on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,496
Posted By B.Curvin
The new V-Strom 1000 with a couple inches added...

The new V-Strom 1000 with a couple inches added to the seat foam. TORQUE! right now. AMAZING sound with an exhaust.

You're welcome.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,925
Posted By B.Curvin
My wife rolls down the window to yell at whistle...

My wife rolls down the window to yell at whistle pigs (ground hogs).

What does she yell? "WHISTLE PIG!". She tries to get them to look up.


:norton
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,925
Posted By B.Curvin
I wave at cows, and moo at them. Screw...

I wave at cows, and moo at them.

Screw scooterists.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,295
Posted By B.Curvin
I just used the "contact us" button. :)

I just used the "contact us" button. :)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-28-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 37,319
Views: 9,792,588
Posted By B.Curvin
I hope none of the tree fitty sixes crashed. This...

I hope none of the tree fitty sixes crashed. This was in my showroom for two days until he picked it up to head to the rally.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-28-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 37,319
Views: 9,792,588
Posted By B.Curvin
One of my favorite movies. :clap

One of my favorite movies.

:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,654
Posted By B.Curvin
Although I hate riding interstate, I do 30 miles...

Although I hate riding interstate, I do 30 miles of it each day, and find it immensely safer than surface streets (secondary roads). I've never had anyone pull out in front of me on the highway :D ....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 37,319
Views: 9,792,588
Posted By B.Curvin
I've not found it either, but I'm certain it's...

I've not found it either, but I'm certain it's there. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 37,319
Views: 9,792,588
Posted By B.Curvin
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v290/svmango/905...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v290/svmango/905863_10152775735223140_3389249523500512297_o_zpsaf7bc401.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 37,319
Views: 9,792,588
Posted By B.Curvin
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v290/svmango/106...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v290/svmango/10636270_10152775733848140_1374698331763624702_n_zps5dfae51f.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 13,654
Posted By B.Curvin
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v290/svmango/580...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v290/svmango/580283_10200841188531151_1452234376_n_zps9ee7ae53.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,383
Posted By B.Curvin
:d

:d
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-03-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,655
Posted By B.Curvin
+3 on all the above. Local bearing supplier, and...

+3 on all the above. Local bearing supplier, and avoid made in china.
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,383
Posted By B.Curvin
Goosy wears tight underwear. That's why he wears...

Goosy wears tight underwear. That's why he wears glasses.

:D

Hey Avian K-9, I bought something too, but it's red.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 37,319
Views: 9,792,588
Posted By B.Curvin
10 Mins from my house. I don't call it the...

10 Mins from my house. I don't call it the "Rattler".

:puke1
Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,383
Posted By B.Curvin
We'll I'll be a pink poodle. Don't break your...

We'll I'll be a pink poodle. Don't break your blinkers. :lol3

Nice ride!
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