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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-16-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 28,419
Views: 5,785,849
Posted By ejy712
I have an ACD bash plate. I use a lift under...

I have an ACD bash plate. I use a lift under that all the time.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-01-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 28,419
Views: 5,785,849
Posted By ejy712
I use WarnNSafe: ...

I use WarnNSafe:
http://www.warmnsafe.com/heated-handgrip-wrap-single-semi-mount-handgrip-heat-troller-kit/

In the mid 20's (DegF) I can't use much over 1/2 power for fear of baking my hands...
Forum: Face Plant 12-09-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 88,479
Posted By ejy712
You dog...

You dog...
Forum: Face Plant 11-01-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 88,479
Posted By ejy712
I was in the same boat. I gave up riding for 30...

I was in the same boat. I gave up riding for 30 years. Got back into it at 55, 10 years and 150,000 miles ago. I don't regret the family/career time I took off. And I am very happy to get back to...
Forum: Face Plant 10-29-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 439
Views: 139,087
Posted By ejy712
Wow! You've come a long way. Good show (you...

Wow! You've come a long way. Good show (you walking)...
Forum: Photos 10-24-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,246
Posted By ejy712
I used to live in upstate New York. I loved to...

I used to live in upstate New York. I loved to cross country ski. Did a lot of it, on fixed track, in the back country, and occasionally telemarking on downhill ski slopes. Did plenty of...
Forum: Photos 10-21-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,246
Posted By ejy712
I suffer from SAD (seasonal affective disorder). ...

I suffer from SAD (seasonal affective disorder). Before I knew what it was I went into a spiral dive every winter. Never quite got suicidal, but sure felt worthless and hopeless. It really helped...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-03-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 28,419
Views: 5,785,849
Posted By ejy712
Increase your rebound damping to kill the hobby...

Increase your rebound damping to kill the hobby horsing.
Forum: Face Plant 05-15-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 115,043
Posted By ejy712
Excellent!

Excellent!
Forum: Face Plant 03-02-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 406
Views: 88,479
Posted By ejy712
Listen to your inner voice.

I rode thumpers when I was in college in the late 60's. I truly enjoyed riding. After college I got married and moved to the Washington DC area. I got into career and family. I kept getting a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-19-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 28,419
Views: 5,785,849
Posted By ejy712
I have a LIFEPROOF case for my Samsung Galaxy S3....

I have a LIFEPROOF case for my Samsung Galaxy S3. It is waterproof. So I don't worry about rain. I too use the RAM finger mounting. Hasn't come off the bike yet.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-03-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 28,419
Views: 5,785,849
Posted By ejy712
I ride on the US mid-atlantic coast, Delaware. ...

I ride on the US mid-atlantic coast, Delaware. The weather in the summer is frequently 90+ degF with high humidity. I have a large windshield with an adjustable spoiler which puts me behind a very...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-23-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 9,646
Views: 2,315,624
Posted By ejy712
Yep, had a DL1000K3 for 80,000 miles. It was...

Yep, had a DL1000K3 for 80,000 miles. It was nice. The S10 is a lot better...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-27-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,525
Posted By ejy712
Not my experience. I have 1000 miles on a new...

Not my experience. I have 1000 miles on a new set of Anakee 3's. They have no wobble or oscillation. They are very neutral in corners, no "fall in". They are reasonably quiet. And they handle...
Forum: Face Plant 02-28-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,164
Posted By ejy712
The video shows you lean the bike more than your...

The video shows you lean the bike more than your body. I like to lean my body slightly more than the bike. This habit gives you a little more available lean when the curve closes more than you...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-13-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 28,419
Views: 5,785,849
Posted By ejy712
New Recall?

I got this email from a fellow motorcyclist. I have done the "O-Ring" recall, but hadn't heard of the second, potentially more serious problem:

I was reading my Feb edition of Cycle World and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 11,211
Posted By ejy712
I've actually been shocked at the gas mileage. I...

I've actually been shocked at the gas mileage. I traded in a VStrom 1000 for my S10. This time of year (winter, cold) I was used to getting 40 miles/USGal. The S10 has been consistently at 48...
Forum: Face Plant 07-05-2011, 11:19 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,215
Posted By ejy712
Is it possible that your wife was steering with...

Is it possible that your wife was steering with locked arms? I have found that straight arming the handlebars greatly reduces maneuverability and the ability to respond. I have to talk to myself...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-16-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,458
Posted By ejy712
Riding makes my heart sing...

Riding makes my heart sing...
Forum: Face Plant 11-11-2009, 06:25 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,749
Posted By ejy712
Flex hours?

I commute, year around, on a VeeStrom. 7.5 miles to work, 7.5 + back home (my wife swears my bike has a manufacturers defect as it is consistently longer to get home than to work). I only ride when...
Forum: Face Plant 09-27-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,617
Posted By ejy712
Flashing in eyes is not good.

If you are seeing any flashing in your eye get checked out immediately for a detached retina.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-14-2007, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4,534
Views: 883,247
Posted By ejy712
We're out riding :lol3

We're out riding :lol3
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