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Forum: Americas 05-21-2015, 04:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 743
Posted By bikerfish
state parks are great, but so are state forests...

state parks are great, but so are state forests and national forests, hundreds of campsites throughout the greater Appalachian region, no reason to ever stay in a koa.
just do some research for the...
Forum: Equipment 05-16-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By bikerfish
wore rainsuits over leathers for the first 20...

wore rainsuits over leathers for the first 20 years of my riding career, switched to goretex textile suits years ago. So nothing new about wearing a rainsuit over leathers when needed, plenty of...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-16-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By bikerfish
another vote for allstays camping app, and then...

another vote for allstays camping app, and then turn off the damn phone and enjoy the trip!!!!!:freaky
Forum: Americas 05-16-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By bikerfish
no reason to EVER stay at a rv resort in PA,...

no reason to EVER stay at a rv resort in PA, loads of state parks and forests with tons of campsites, some of them are tent only, which is awesome, and all are motorcycle friendly, just be discreet...
Forum: Americas 05-15-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 620
Posted By bikerfish
I've stayed at most of them here in the east, but...

I've stayed at most of them here in the east, but this place is simply the funkiest one I've been to yet, just outside Kaslo BC.
http://www.toadrockcampground.com/
I've found MC campgrounds make...
Forum: Americas 05-12-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 310
Posted By bikerfish
what time of year? some places are pretty...

what time of year? some places are pretty miserable if you go the wrong time of year.
Forum: Racing 05-07-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,096
Posted By bikerfish
Cal always has that look!

Cal always has that look!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-07-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By bikerfish
I'd skip 255 and 219, head a little further east...

I'd skip 255 and 219, head a little further east and follow 144, then head west on 6 and 59 to warren.
also, some nice riding east of state college, siglerville-milheim pike is a good one.
just...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,633
Posted By bikerfish
been riding airheads since I was 16, still have...

been riding airheads since I was 16, still have my first one, and many more. After 500,000+ miles on them, I was getting a bit stale, same old roads, same old bikes, they all started to need...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-07-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,544
Posted By bikerfish
Uh, you pay for it yourself. I've paid for my own...

Uh, you pay for it yourself. I've paid for my own health insurance for the past 15 years, no big deal. there are cheaper options out there, do the research. If you can't afford your own health care,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-05-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 987
Posted By bikerfish
If your going through the Adirondacks, take half...

If your going through the Adirondacks, take half a day and visit the Adirondack museum in Blue Mtn Lake, another good stop is Great Camp Sagamore.
http://www.adkmuseum.org/
...
Forum: Americas 05-04-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 614
Posted By bikerfish
a couple nights at Toad rock campground is a...

a couple nights at Toad rock campground is a must!! last year it was one of the highlights of our month long western trip.
http://www.toadrockcampground.com/
Forum: Racing 05-02-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 13,002
Posted By bikerfish
yeah, I'd like to see Jorge take it tomorrow, but...

yeah, I'd like to see Jorge take it tomorrow, but not in a runaway, a nice battle would be good!
Forum: Americas 04-30-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By bikerfish
+1 for the Shelburne museum also, great place to...

+1 for the Shelburne museum also, great place to spend half a day or so! and then hit magic hat for a beer!
Forum: Racing 04-30-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,382
Posted By bikerfish
"The CAS Panel, while noting that Mr James...

"The CAS Panel, while noting that Mr James Stewart, Jr. “did not take any precautions whatsoever” to avoid the anti-doping rule violation, described the attitude of Mr James Stewart, Jr. towards the...
Forum: Racing 04-30-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,418
Posted By bikerfish
they're done, stick a fork in em. Larry can come...

they're done, stick a fork in em. Larry can come home and race some flattrack. NOBODY is gonna fund them to fight for last place.
seriously, Larry would be smart to start up a team to run the...
Forum: Americas 04-30-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By bikerfish
if your going through western NY, and hitting...

if your going through western NY, and hitting waterfalls, you'd be smart to catch letchworth st park, then head towards the Adirondacks via the finger lakes.
also, in the Adirondacks, great...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-27-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By bikerfish
when we are both on the bike and loaded, I turn...

when we are both on the bike and loaded, I turn up the preload to about the second line on the shock, when solo and empty, it's fine on the lowest setting.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-24-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,085
Posted By bikerfish
I have a 2012, same as your 2013, I installed a...

I have a 2012, same as your 2013, I installed a 14.3 spring from racetech, wasn't too hard to do, I think it's the same as on the older bikes. I ride mostly 2 up with camping gear, and the spring has...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 919
Posted By bikerfish
I picked up a used darien here in the flea market...

I picked up a used darien here in the flea market for my GF, reasonable price and it was damn near new.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-23-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 4,532
Views: 213,440
Posted By bikerfish
didn't know anything about it, but might be worth...

didn't know anything about it, but might be worth checking out being that close.

edit, just figured out I'm going to go listen to Willie Nelson and Old Crow Medicine show that Friday, bummer.
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,277
Posted By bikerfish
I've been wearing a LS2 mx453, usually find em...

I've been wearing a LS2 mx453, usually find em online for around 170 bucks. It fits me really well, and has surprised me with how well made it is for the money.
Forum: Airheads 04-21-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,149
Posted By bikerfish
seems to me you need to trade the vanagon and the...

seems to me you need to trade the vanagon and the RT for a Subaru and a v-strom!!
while I love my airheads, I have 6 of them, I grew tired of constantly fiddling with them as the years went by, and...
Forum: Racing 04-20-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,522
Posted By bikerfish
Hahahaha!!!!! Awesome!!

Hahahaha!!!!! Awesome!!
Forum: Racing 04-20-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,522
Posted By bikerfish
JLo's head must be spinning in circles, wondering...

JLo's head must be spinning in circles, wondering what the hell is wrong with him! I'm beginning to wonder also, he was there at the beginning, but kept falling back, what's this weeks excuse? Yamaha...
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By bikerfish
yeah, I thought that ring looked wrong, I believe...

yeah, I thought that ring looked wrong, I believe the original and proper one is round in cross section. Been a while though.
Forum: Racing 04-19-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,522
Posted By bikerfish
haha!! yeah, I caught that.

haha!! yeah, I caught that.
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,806
Posted By bikerfish
good looking g/s, you don't buy it for 6500,...

good looking g/s, you don't buy it for 6500, somebody else will! What's a new GS cost?? and they aren't making any more of the old ones.
That's why I'm keeping mine:evil
Forum: Airheads 04-19-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By bikerfish
I actually had one of those snap rings fail...

I actually had one of those snap rings fail before, probably at the 200k mark, kinda leaves you dead in the water wondering WTF just happened!! THEN, you find out it was a 25 cent F-ing snap ring.
...
Forum: Racing 04-19-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,522
Posted By bikerfish
Mark was stupid, he could have simply finished...

Mark was stupid, he could have simply finished 2nd, but he was determined to fight for the win. Shaping up to be the best season in years!!!
ROSSI!!!!:freaky:freaky:freaky:freaky
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 23,886
Posted By bikerfish
Nice!! this is what I'm trying to work on for my...

Nice!! this is what I'm trying to work on for my strom, just trying to mount it so the heat from the exhaust doesn't cook anything on the bicycle and also allow a clear view for the brake and turn...
Forum: Racing 04-16-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,522
Posted By bikerfish
seems he's seeking some help ...

seems he's seeking some help

http://www.superbikeplanet.com/2015/Apr/150415a7y.htm
Forum: Racing 04-15-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 15,055
Posted By bikerfish
yeah, indy is kinda boring, but the changes they...

yeah, indy is kinda boring, but the changes they made for last year helped, though it's still flat as a pancake. BUT, it's a great value, tickets are relatively cheap, good seats everywhere, lots of...
Forum: Racing 04-14-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,522
Posted By bikerfish
awesome! plus I always try to catch the...

awesome! plus I always try to catch the supercross action!
Forum: Americas 04-14-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 754
Posted By bikerfish
the two most important words, cerveza, el bano.

the two most important words, cerveza, el bano.
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By bikerfish
while you're lobbying to get zippers...

while you're lobbying to get zippers standardized, can you try to get cell phone chargers standardized also??:wink:

seriously, like said above, a good seamstress can fix the issue.
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 04:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By bikerfish
oh yeah, Toadrock is not to be missed, turned out...

oh yeah, Toadrock is not to be missed, turned out to one of the highlights of my last trip to BC!! Great place to lay back, have a beer, and share stories with fellow riders. Clean showers and...
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 577
Posted By bikerfish
I use this on my phone, it's come in very handy...

I use this on my phone, it's come in very handy when on the road. http://www.allstays.com/apps/camptent.htm

It lists damn near every national forest, state forest, state park campsite and...
Forum: Americas 04-12-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By bikerfish
I agree with what has been said about daily...

I agree with what has been said about daily mileage, simply put, it's a slower ride in that corner of the world, and I for one didn't mind it one bit, considering the scenery is simply awesome.
I'd...
Forum: Americas 04-12-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,195
Posted By bikerfish
Nice job! I know what it's like riding those...

Nice job! I know what it's like riding those passes 2-up and loaded!!
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