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Forum: Day Trippin' 01-25-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,451
Posted By Morgan Steele
You just described my marriage. Good luck with...

You just described my marriage. Good luck with the new bike!
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,899
Posted By Morgan Steele
La risposta facile: Ducati.

La risposta facile: Ducati.
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-24-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,530
Posted By Morgan Steele
Good for you. I hope it brings you good luck. I...

Good for you. I hope it brings you good luck. I have an XCX in my sights as I've given up on the Africa Twin. I keep bikes a long time so Honda can suggit (despite the fact that I have a 2000 and...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 01-24-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,530
Posted By Morgan Steele
Sweet. Details, please.

Sweet. Details, please.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-16-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,658
Posted By Morgan Steele
Tough sledding ahead. But, if you're committed,...

Tough sledding ahead. But, if you're committed, you can start here:

https://help.cbp.gov/app/answers/detail/a_id/297/~/permanently-importing-a-motorcycle. I think you'll also be dealing with EPA,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-06-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 48,140
Posted By Morgan Steele
Nice! Cold fusion is sweet! Does it have linked...

Nice! Cold fusion is sweet! Does it have linked or unlinked brakes? And, what's the best oil to run in it?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-29-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 48,140
Posted By Morgan Steele
My mantra as well. But, if this thing ever comes...

My mantra as well. But, if this thing ever comes out, I may have to make an exception.
Forum: Latin America 10-23-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By Morgan Steele
Give 'em a break. He lives in Guam. There's a...

Give 'em a break. He lives in Guam. There's a time change. :D
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3,142
Views: 553,377
Posted By Morgan Steele
Thanks for the confirmation. I'm empathetic. ...

Thanks for the confirmation. I'm empathetic.

I bought my 2000 VFR in April, 2000 and still have it to this day. There were a few times when I contemplated selling it. Other bikes have come and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 16,697
Posted By Morgan Steele
Respectfully, I disagree. Practice is important,...

Respectfully, I disagree. Practice is important, of course. But, practice in the absence of continued education or feedback can be problematic. Over time, strategies evolve with respect to how a...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,452
Posted By Morgan Steele
Cool bike. (My first bike was a Vulcan 750.) ...

Cool bike. (My first bike was a Vulcan 750.)

Looks like a great bike for newer riders, or those with small stature. I hope they sell a bunch.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 13,625
Posted By Morgan Steele
Strong, gusty winds? You were LUCKY. Before a big...

Strong, gusty winds? You were LUCKY. Before a big ride, my dad would wake me up 30 minutes before I went to bed, murder me, then make me ride a Harley Sportster for 1,500 miles on one gallon of gas...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,450
Posted By Morgan Steele
The OP updated an old thread. I believe the tires...

The OP updated an old thread. I believe the tires were 2-3 years old at the time of failure.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-12-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,979
Posted By Morgan Steele
This would do it for me. $6k is a lot of cash to...

This would do it for me. $6k is a lot of cash to dial in a bike to your riding style/needs. My buddy has a S10 and it's a great bike.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,061
Posted By Morgan Steele
Nice follow-up!

Nice follow-up!
Forum: Racing 10-11-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,369
Posted By Morgan Steele
Ha! "Too soon"; you've opened the door for a...

Ha! "Too soon"; you've opened the door for a story. So, I take my friend to a whisky tasting shortly after the Fukushima incident. And, the tasting has a representative from a Japanese whisky brand....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-10-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,762
Posted By Morgan Steele
Good grief. No one has mentioned the Bathtub and...

Good grief. No one has mentioned the Bathtub and Gin Co. on 2nd Ave.? I've only been to Seattle once and love this place. Leave the bike at home, grab a cab, and get ready to meet some AMAZING locals!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-10-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,863
Posted By Morgan Steele
R.i.p.

R.i.p.
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,151
Posted By Morgan Steele
+1

+1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-07-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 14,585
Posted By Morgan Steele
I've owned a Z3. Great car. If maintenance...

I've owned a Z3. Great car.

If maintenance costs are an issue, the Miata and S2000 are no brainers.

If money is no object, the Miata and S200 are still no brainers.
Forum: Racing 10-04-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 232,774
Posted By Morgan Steele
I don't know. There are probably a number of...

I don't know. There are probably a number of reasons: 1. The tractor-trailer of money that Ferrari dumped on Vettel's lawn. 2. Ferrari's status as "icon" in F1. 3. Vettel's reputation will be...
Forum: Airheads 10-01-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,904
Posted By Morgan Steele
What's it worth?

What's it worth?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-01-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5,359
Views: 955,523
Posted By Morgan Steele
Yup, you're right. Hopefully, Honda will surprise...

Yup, you're right. Hopefully, Honda will surprise us with something good.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-01-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5,359
Views: 955,523
Posted By Morgan Steele
Intermot 2014: Honda VFR800X Crossrunner

Intermot 2014: Honda VFR800X Crossrunner
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-27-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,559
Posted By Morgan Steele
This.

This.
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,922
Posted By Morgan Steele
I heard a rumor that Honda was coming out with...

I heard a rumor that Honda was coming out with the Africa Twin. Unfortunately, the rumor was wrong. :bluduh
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,001
Posted By Morgan Steele
I wear it on a dog tag chain. I've never needed...

I wear it on a dog tag chain. I've never needed it, and it doesn't bother me to wear it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-10-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5,359
Views: 955,523
Posted By Morgan Steele
Today's announcement is a disappointment. I even...

Today's announcement is a disappointment. I even told my wife last night to get ready for a new motorcycle in the garage. Boo! Africa Twin, where are you?
Forum: Face plant 09-09-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,143
Posted By Morgan Steele
Probably more fun than a broken ankle and busted...

Probably more fun than a broken ankle and busted shoulder. Control is the goal. Anything else is watching other people ride while you heal.
Forum: Airheads 08-27-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,867
Posted By Morgan Steele
Seriously, give a head's up on what shop you had...

Seriously, give a head's up on what shop you had issues with on your bike. PM if you don't want to go public. :ear
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,405
Posted By Morgan Steele
I've had good luck with my Sidi motorcycle boots...

I've had good luck with my Sidi motorcycle boots and bicycling shoes going back 15 years. I've never had to deal with their customer service, but maybe they can assist you.
Forum: Racing 07-23-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 232,774
Posted By Morgan Steele
Successory caption: Formula 1: Still less...

Successory caption:

Formula 1: Still less dangerous than living in Brazil.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-22-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By Morgan Steele
Cool2 Good on ya!

Good on ya!
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-22-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 982
Posted By Morgan Steele
In that case, I'll worry for you. While...

In that case, I'll worry for you.

While you're waiting for your dream bike to come out, take a motorcycle training class. Then, buy a reasonably priced and modest cc bike so you can get some...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,675
Posted By Morgan Steele
Why am I reminded of the Four Yorkshiremen...

Why am I reminded of the Four Yorkshiremen sketch? :D
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By Morgan Steele
Good point.

Good point.
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By Morgan Steele
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,675
Posted By Morgan Steele
In 2000, I paid $9,500 for my VFR which roughly...

In 2000, I paid $9,500 for my VFR which roughly equates to $13,124 in 2014 dollars. Although these numbers don't directly correlate*, it appears that Honda's Interceptor price is in line with...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 818
Posted By Morgan Steele
I purchased a RoadID years ago but stopped using...

I purchased a RoadID years ago but stopped using it soon after purchase. It frayed, and was generally a nuisance. (I don't ride with rings, watches, etc., because I don't like the restriction).
...
Forum: Face plant 07-14-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 121,533
Posted By Morgan Steele
Ouch! I hope you continue to improve. Best of...

Ouch! I hope you continue to improve. Best of luck!
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