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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7,856
Views: 460,866
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I passed quite a few bikes yesterday. No issues....

I passed quite a few bikes yesterday. No issues. I did have to use the brake pedal to wait for a good passing zone, but you know, that brake works just fine.

Now, in my car on the way home,...
Forum: Hacks 04-24-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4,982
Views: 811,503
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
They both look better than the GS.

They both look better than the GS.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 37,572
Views: 9,887,688
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
She degraded herself? Interesting. You just...

She degraded herself? Interesting.

You just commented on the look of her gear? Her gear is clean. How is that skanky?
You said "maybe a little scanky too"
Do boots, jeans and a helmet mean...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 37,572
Views: 9,887,688
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
She seems to have all her teeth and looks fairly...

She seems to have all her teeth and looks fairly clean. I would say she doesn't look skanky at all.

Fail on degrading a female :-)
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 67,536
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
The FI bikes are nice but the cheaper ones are...

The FI bikes are nice but the cheaper ones are all mag wheels.
If you like the spoke wheels you can find used carb Bonnie's cheaper.

So, mag or spoke look might help you decide. Solid bike all...
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,279
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I have had good luck with Olympia brand gloves. I...

I have had good luck with Olympia brand gloves. I have had bad luck with Joe Rocket gloves. They just wear out so fast that I worry they would give little protection even if they stay together in a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 67,536
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
^ Congrats!

^ Congrats!
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 851
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
it moved

well, it moved, once it starts moving, you got it. What I don't see is how it has enough room to be removed once it is loose and slid to the side? Doesn't look like enough room for the bolt to come...
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 851
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Time

I think your plan to just put it back is sound. Just keep oiling it. It took a long time to rust into place and it will take some time to bring it back loose. Keep at it and by the time winter...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 37,572
Views: 9,887,688
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Pic thread, right? ...

Pic thread, right?

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/20/4f23cf3a3dd24e9d9ace4e6dc875b434.jpg
Forum: Airheads 04-20-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,642
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Maybe split the difference? Sell the VW but...

Maybe split the difference?

Sell the VW but keep the BMW?

Get a reliable car so you can feel safe that you won't break down with your little girl with you.

Since the bike is your solo time,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-19-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 575
Views: 67,536
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I installed the cheap ($20 set of 4) Amazon turn...

I installed the cheap ($20 set of 4) Amazon turn signals.

I think they look good. I do wonder how long they will last.
...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,185
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Someone must have or the clerk must have thought...

Someone must have or the clerk must have thought I looked completely dim witted and would try it.

Amongst other obvious tips, don't camp near berry bushes.
Forum: Hacks 04-17-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7,385
Views: 2,743,522
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Nice night for a ride ...

Nice night for a ride

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/17/0194e96f5419127a37c23077b400ae0b.jpg
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,185
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Helpful tip I was told when I bought bear spray -...

Helpful tip I was told when I bought bear spray - do not use it ahead of time. Save it for when you need it.

Meaning, don't spray your tent with it. It is made from pepper extract of some kind and...
Forum: The Garage 04-16-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 443,335
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Drank beers with my neighbor while showing my...

Drank beers with my neighbor while showing my daughter the controls and having her sit on each bike.

We have a dirtbike class coming up, so I consider this studying :-)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 37,572
Views: 9,887,688
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
You know you are getting old when your friends...

You know you are getting old when your friends say "you're looking good!"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 37,572
Views: 9,887,688
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
You guys are old

You guys are old
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3,708
Views: 552,525
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
^ this. People have also tried to "race" me...

^ this. People have also tried to "race" me during a pass. They cruise at one speed for awhile I pass them going 20 over their speed and sure enough, they up that, so now I have to crank it more....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 17,510
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

Next on the reading list is Investment Biker by Jim Rogers. Should be interesting.

Edit - just started this, so far it is a great story. I'm digging it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 17,510
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Just finished "Shop Class as Soulcraft" and it...

Just finished "Shop Class as Soulcraft" and it wasn't nearly the story that Zen was.

I'm glad I read it but it's a very different type of writing than Zen. The author says so right at the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 575
Views: 67,536
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Those look good. I'm thinking of doing the same.

Those look good. I'm thinking of doing the same.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,243
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
That's alright on the late advice. Hopefully it...

That's alright on the late advice. Hopefully it helps others think things through before they make a buy.
Forum: Hacks 04-12-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4,982
Views: 811,503
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Davebig- thanks for the kind words on my GS. ...

Davebig- thanks for the kind words on my GS.

That BMW rig-
Just gotta say, Knoxville is very close to some great riding. I can think of a lot worse places to test ride a bike. If that old BMW...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-10-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4,730
Views: 790,374
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Central Flea Market

Free. Can meet in Minneapolis. Tool roll container.

Sold to Tstape

http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/15/04/10/e3ab102939a6f8ef7a95afa7b825562c.jpg
Forum: The Garage 04-08-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,783
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
drain bolt

My guess = Last Picture. If you draw a line from the Red dot to the Blue dot and keep going until you see a bolt. My guess is that is a double duty bolt. Drain/Connection. Look how shallow it is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,243
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
A man of my word

OK, maybe not. I was going to stick with it for a year but I rode it some more and just had a bear of a time getting the beast to turn in the mud. So I put it up for sale and deliver it tomorrow to...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,185
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Just some thoughts

Bear hide is tough. Black bears will eat honey while the bees are trying to sting the crap out of them and they just sit down and enjoy. Grizzlys are tougher than Black Bears.

Is your fence...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 42,867
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Great pics. Don't worry about the stink eye. I...

Great pics. Don't worry about the stink eye. I mountain bike and get the same looks from some people. Others are happy to say good morning and talk about the great day being outside. It's all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 37,572
Views: 9,887,688
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Wow, bunch of bad asses on the Internet. If I was...

Wow, bunch of bad asses on the Internet. If I was a hot chick, I'd be impressed :-/

Don't say it. Do it.

And post pics so we can see too.

Play on, Players!
...
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 413
Views: 122,769
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
In defense of the poster, this bag is just poly...

In defense of the poster, this bag is just poly fill. No fancy anything. The fabric is even pretty thin.
It will work for my needs but no way would I rely on it for survival. I have a credit card...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 37,572
Views: 9,887,688
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Thank god he found his cigarettes! Gots to...

Thank god he found his cigarettes!

Gots to have the important stuffs, man!
Forum: Hacks 04-06-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4,982
Views: 811,503
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
What a wealth of information. No details. No...

What a wealth of information. No details. No mention of title. Pic from 40 feet away.

Wow.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 37,572
Views: 9,887,688
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/04/06/83ade73...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/04/06/83ade738dd806a9f233215da8430b6fd.jpg
Forum: Trials 04-06-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,600
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Shmagma "Easy fix. Ran when parked....

Shmagma "Easy fix. Ran when parked. Rare"
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 42,867
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I'll be riding from LB on a trip coming up....

I'll be riding from LB on a trip coming up. Heading north. My original thought was to ride PCH right away, but I'll be seeing coastal beauty for a few days. Is highway 33 a good option? I'm trying to...
Forum: Hacks 04-06-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 576,962
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
That's funny!

That's funny!
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-05-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4,730
Views: 790,374
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Central Flea Market

No racks. It's a good bike but I don't ride it as much as I thought. I had all kinds of plans...but always end up riding another bike and mostly riding street, not dirt.

Ha - I just looked at your...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-05-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4,730
Views: 790,374
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Central Flea Market

Yes to the LED headlight. Yup, no graphics.
Could be? I bought it from a guy north of the cities. I put 1 inch lower links on the rear and moved the forks 3/4" up in the triples because I'm only...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-05-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4,730
Views: 790,374
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
2001 KTM 640 LC4E in WI near Minneapolis. Just...

2001 KTM 640 LC4E in WI near Minneapolis. Just under 25000 miles. Clear title in hand.

$2500.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/04/05/9a5b992fae0ef59549177eefa1097fe5.jpg
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