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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,351
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Indiana Lane Splitting petition

Found this on Reddit this evening. If one state gets it, maybe more will follow.

https://www.change.org/p/indiana-legislature-legalize-lane-splitting-for-motorcycles#share
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 17,077
Views: 4,955,669
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Have any of you guys used one of these Keyster...

Have any of you guys used one of these Keyster carb kits? Looks to be a complete kit for both carbs for a fair price especially since OEM ones are non existent.

Keyster Carb Kit...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 33,056
Views: 8,058,054
Posted By mtnbikeboy
I've heard of the Twisted Sisters. Where are the...

I've heard of the Twisted Sisters. Where are the Dirty Sisters?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,351
Posted By mtnbikeboy
My wife got extremely annoyed at this attitude...

My wife got extremely annoyed at this attitude when we took the class together several years ago. She was a brand new rider (only one of 3? in the class IIRC). Almost 1/2 the class were middle aged...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,336
Posted By mtnbikeboy
The Google car drove all over the US and IIRC the...

The Google car drove all over the US and IIRC the only accidents were in MD mode. I enjoy driving for the most part and would not want to have a SD car 100% of the time.

That being said, I would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 14,249
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Wow. TIL. :norton

Wow. TIL.

:norton
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,572
Posted By mtnbikeboy
This, there was a guy who showed it on a YouTube...

This, there was a guy who showed it on a YouTube video. Works amazingly well. I usually do a microfiber and leave it on for 20 mins or so. I just set it aside and come back to it. Just water, nothing...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-15-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 21,357
Posted By mtnbikeboy
And someones felt badly and were embarrassed...

And someones felt badly and were embarrassed because they're very much the non-confrontational, keep everyone happy types. :shog

SOG does make a good alarm clock though. :deal :evil
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-14-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 21,357
Posted By mtnbikeboy
That's very true. Are you saying you have one...

That's very true. Are you saying you have one arranged already? :clap

How much is your Thursday night bed going for this year? :deal :hide
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-14-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 21,357
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Good to know should I ever be able to afford one...

Good to know should I ever be able to afford one of those (or find a screaming deal on eBay.)
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-14-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 21,357
Posted By mtnbikeboy
With the exception of the puppy & llama, most of...

With the exception of the puppy & llama, most of these lists would appeal to me. Especially a Badlands Jacket. If you could score one of those, that would attract attention. Or just go all out and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 28,236
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Now I have even more reading to catch up on. ...

Now I have even more reading to catch up on.

Any news of the book?

If this were to restart today, the Wans would definitely make the list of my favorites.
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 26,350
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Loving this ride report. Leo, I showed your...

Loving this ride report.

Leo, I showed your family picture to an MK friend of mine and it turns out you were neighbors with his parents the Pontiers. Small world. I was at LeTourneau University...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 18,318
Posted By mtnbikeboy
The pictures are links to the large versions. I...

The pictures are links to the large versions. I just now realized that after squinting at most of them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,082
Posted By mtnbikeboy
My take aways from this article. 1. Wear a...

My take aways from this article.

1. Wear a helmet! 14.2% of fatalities would not have been fatal if a helmet was worn (according to the NHSTA stats quoted)

2. Don't drink & ride. I was stunned...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By mtnbikeboy
You're in Austria, just pop over to Erzberg and...

You're in Austria, just pop over to Erzberg and ride last years course. :evil By the end you'll either be good at riding offroad or giving up forever. :deal

On a more serious note, do you have any...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,362
Posted By mtnbikeboy
I once saw a list (in my BRC maybe) that had a...

I once saw a list (in my BRC maybe) that had a breakdown of which states allowed a m/c to run a red that wasn't tripping. TX has no allowance for such. My TA has never tripped an induction loop to my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,618
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Texas, USA MSF training course required, my...

Texas, USA

MSF training course required, my local one is $200USD. Following course completion one takes a 20 question written test at the licensing center.
Cost for the actual license is $15 USD....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,518
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Texas, USA checks the following: ...

Texas, USA checks the following:

Insurance/Registration
Tire Tread depth,
M/C shop will do a quick ride, non M/C shop inspector has painted lines for the owner to stop within;
Lights/Lenses;...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,311
Posted By mtnbikeboy
They claim it's armored: Personally, I...

They claim it's armored:



Personally, I think the Captian America one is kind of cool.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-01-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,568
Posted By mtnbikeboy
If you understand basic physics, this video does...

If you understand basic physics, this video does an excellent job of explaining exactly what's happening during countersteering.



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgUOOwnZcDU
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2013, 07:28 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,600
Posted By mtnbikeboy
This is what I assumed. I'd like to hear how they...

This is what I assumed. I'd like to hear how they reacted when he showed up for his visit. :ear

On my 1.5 mile commute I don't encounter too much rage. One time a lady did change lanes almost on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,396
Posted By mtnbikeboy
I don't have any experience riding outside of the...

I don't have any experience riding outside of the US, so hear this accordingly. When I was in India for 2 weeks last January I paid a lot of attention to the bikes because I was curious.

The one...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,052
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Paging Big & LittleWan. :ear I believe if...

Paging Big & LittleWan. :ear

I believe if you watch some of their videos, Matt does stand up when they are offroad.
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 227,145
Posted By mtnbikeboy
So, I used a GoPro for the first time at...

So, I used a GoPro for the first time at RollTheBones 4 last weekend(Oct 25-27). First off, it was a great rally and you guys should come next year. Do a celebrity tour; call it a ride report...
Forum: Regional forums 10-29-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 73,155
Posted By mtnbikeboy
There was a 4th? I missed it then. I saw mine,...

There was a 4th? I missed it then. I saw mine, the '89 converted to red w/ AT lights w/ a recliner rack :huh, and the full Rotheman AT conversion. Which was the 4th one? I'm disappointed I missed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,918
Posted By mtnbikeboy
This. I just participated in a sand riding clinic...

This. I just participated in a sand riding clinic over the weekend at an ADV rally (RTB 4). The instructor emphasized looking up and ahead. "You can't do anything about the terrain immediately in...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-28-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,837
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Thanks to all the (dis)organizers for a great...

Thanks to all the (dis)organizers for a great rally. It was our first one ever, and we definitely enjoyed ourselves. :clap:clap We hope to make it back next year.

The only small critique I would...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 10-28-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,837
Posted By mtnbikeboy
:y0! What about medium bike friendly? :evil

:y0! What about medium bike friendly? :evil
Forum: Regional forums 10-24-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 73,155
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Well, it took just a little longer to get out the...

Well, it took just a little longer to get out the door than planned. I am typing his from walmart in Longview. We decided we'd rather sleep there than have to worry about waking up on time tomorrow....
Forum: Regional forums 10-24-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 73,155
Posted By mtnbikeboy
There are foamed rimmed safety glasses out there...

There are foamed rimmed safety glasses out there so. . . welding supply store, Home Depot, Lowes? Be warned HD and Lowe's charge 3x what the glasses sell for at your local welder's supply.
Forum: Regional forums 10-22-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 73,155
Posted By mtnbikeboy
We will also be in the Dirty Raid slow group.

We will also be in the Dirty Raid slow group.
Forum: Regional forums 10-21-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 73,155
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Maybe that's why the fine officers of the law in...

Maybe that's why the fine officers of the law in your neighborhood don't like you. :deal


Regarding your tire, does a 130/70/17 work for you. I could sell you a slightly used Shinko 705. I pulled...
Forum: Regional forums 10-21-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 73,155
Posted By mtnbikeboy
It's that second sticker on your windshield....

It's that second sticker on your windshield. :lol3 The one that can get you a $130 award. Also, the one that's not even visible from behind b/c it's on the DR's fender. That one may be skipped (even...
Forum: Regional forums 10-21-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 73,155
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Glad to know I'm not the only one that still has...

Glad to know I'm not the only one that still has bike work to do. Here's my to do list for the next 3 days:

DR650:
Fab skid plate
Lube chain
Jet Kit?
Countershaft sprocket
Inspection
...
Forum: Regional forums 10-20-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 73,155
Posted By mtnbikeboy
:y0! Wait, so you spend all this time organizing...

:y0! Wait, so you spend all this time organizing the rally, finding a spot, ordering t-shirts, and whatever else you do that we don't see, and you don't even get to play with the group?!? :eek1:eek1...
Forum: Regional forums 10-19-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 73,155
Posted By mtnbikeboy
RolltheBones4 is a printed map of all the rides...

RolltheBones4 is a printed map of all the rides from this rally I guess?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,044
Posted By mtnbikeboy
I did not grow up riding and have been riding...

I did not grow up riding and have been riding street for 3 years (I am 34). I have ridden mountain bikes since high school without injury (only rec riding).

I went through 3 cars in HS. Only 1...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2013, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 227,145
Posted By mtnbikeboy
I'll just leave this here: ...

I'll just leave this here:
http://www.mountaingear.com/webstore/home.htm?Ntt=pulley
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 227,145
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Paul, there may be a bike specific block and...

Paul, there may be a bike specific block and tackle out there, but you could make a 2 or 3-1 system pretty easily with some small sheaves from REI or similar. These are typically not very expensive...
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