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Forum: Day Trippin' 02-05-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,272
Posted By dieatomkinder
Are you stalking me? because that would be...

Are you stalking me? because that would be awesome!

if you get a chance check out his write up on the 48/10 he did. Plus he should be heading up our way for the upcoming RTE BBQ thing.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-03-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,272
Posted By dieatomkinder
BBG attempts through El Paso

I tried a BBG from Dallas to Deming Nm Feb 2013 on my road glide. Nearly the exact same story. I lost time in El Paso due to traffic, cold, and rain as well. I've come up with a route that works...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-03-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 792
Posted By dieatomkinder
That is fantastic. I never got a chance to meet...

That is fantastic. I never got a chance to meet John myself. However when I had questions on the Ibdone list he was extremely helpful. It was the death of him and of Ardys that really kicked me in...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 52,494
Posted By dieatomkinder
its the riders not the bikes

Not all of the bikes or riders fall into this - :D

My Roadking - http://renegadecomputing.net/images/bike.jpg

which I've gotten out to a few decent roads. Like this one on my Dallas to Vegas...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 25,261
Posted By dieatomkinder
nothing earth shattering - HD

I posted in some of the other threads but currently:
Traded my 2009 RK in with a tad over 50k miles right at the end of last year. Picked up the 2013 road glide. Since Jan of this year I am...
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 52,494
Posted By dieatomkinder
GAH I never looked into it with mine and now its...

GAH I never looked into it with mine and now its too late. I really wish I had known that, I really like the look of the police models and the air shock was a big part of it. I had also tinkered...
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 52,494
Posted By dieatomkinder
Jumping on the band wagon...

I been off board for a week or two and missed this.

I can definitely vouch for the Road King. Myself and EricD (sorry if I get name wrong) had identical Road Kings and from his postings it sounds...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-25-2012, 03:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,816
Posted By dieatomkinder
I needed a place to get my Road King inspected...

I needed a place to get my Road King inspected when I first moved back to Texas since Iowa doesn't require inspections. I hit the Kwik Kar place right next to the house and they knocked it out in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-25-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,816
Posted By dieatomkinder
Man I am very jealous. I live right around the...

Man I am very jealous. I live right around the corner from you guys, in Frisco/Little Elm. So if you are parking or at a stop light and some geeky looking dude on a Road Glide starts drooling all...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,982
Posted By dieatomkinder
I literally traded my 09 Road King in 2 weeks ago...

I literally traded my 09 Road King in 2 weeks ago also. Though I thought I had the Geezer Glide, I picked up a Road Glide Ultra. I know what you mean about radio and all that. I'm not going to lie...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-14-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 133,079
Posted By dieatomkinder
The trip reports from RoadHD are great. I was...

The trip reports from RoadHD are great. I was getting kinda bummed because I only had a 09 Road King and it seemed like everyone else had all these cooler bikes. I figured I was doing ok in general...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-14-2012, 12:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 658
Posted By dieatomkinder
Extreme and Long Distance Riding for Charity - Iron Butt

I wanted to mention this here, and then extend an invitation to everyone who might see this.

BLUF - Biker Monkey of bikermonkeyblog.com has published his projected 2013 riding schedule...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-12-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 362
Posted By dieatomkinder
See the creek - 2 thousand miles in 2 days

Dallas area - Grand Canyon and back.

http://bikermonkeyblog.com/2012/07/12/extreme-bikermonkey-challenge-see-the-creek-2000-miles-n-2-days/

I went on a previous ride organized by Bikermonkey...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 988
Posted By dieatomkinder
:gun1 just kidding - Nah I think you are...

:gun1


just kidding - Nah I think you are spot on. That was my original experience to an absolute T. Changed the seat, and the back rest helps so much. with no back support in that riding...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 988
Posted By dieatomkinder
/lol it was easy to stay awake, the organizer...

/lol it was easy to stay awake, the organizer planned a good route. It looks boring on the map. However you have to get 1k miles in, and they wanted the times to be decent. Mine was 16 hours. So...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2012, 06:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 988
Posted By dieatomkinder
big congratz to you on becoming a Dad! I have 4...

big congratz to you on becoming a Dad! I have 4 daughters myself. It changes stuff, but not always for the worse.

Some of the more experienced riders may have better ideas about the shoulders. ...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 988
Posted By dieatomkinder
chrome parts /lol

I have to admit that I prob do not take as nice of care as I should of the chrome. My windscreen is absolutely scary as well. I swear I attract bugs more that any other bike on the road. I would...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 596,123
Posted By dieatomkinder
I recognized the name and the bike immediately......

I recognized the name and the bike immediately... How's the shoulder? I take it you got the bike back together after shipping it back from S. America. I haven't checked in on your road report...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 988
Posted By dieatomkinder
Finally - mostly pretty legit IBA SS

I know plenty of people have completed Saddle Sores but hopefully I won't bore any one too much. I have done the 1k miles in 24 hours a few times now. Made it in the allotted time every time.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 23,581
Posted By dieatomkinder
Another supposed difference between LEO and...

Another supposed difference between LEO and Civilian versions: I was talking to a motor cop the other day while waiting for my train. He told me that the cop bikes have different stoppers in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,325
Posted By dieatomkinder
man my commute is crap all I ever get to see in...

man my commute is crap all I ever get to see in dallas is beat up minivans and ginormous pickup trucks.
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 43,574
Posted By dieatomkinder
I was going to comment on your motorcycles, but I...

I was going to comment on your motorcycles, but I was out riding...

just kidding. I always find it amusing when people tell me "Oh you ride a harley you wouldn't understand". Obviously unaware...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,173
Posted By dieatomkinder
A road king is a great bike, but make sure you...

A road king is a great bike, but make sure you stay newer than 2009 if at possible.

Now that being said I am selling a Honda VTX 1300 that only has 500 miles on it. We bought it for my wife and...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2,253
Views: 596,123
Posted By dieatomkinder
only have 19k on it over a two year period. Now...

only have 19k on it over a two year period. Now that I am in texas though I should be able to build up that mileage count some.

http://renegadecomputing.net/images/bike.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,875
Posted By dieatomkinder
wow so I just hit youtube and damn there are tons...

wow so I just hit youtube and damn there are tons of videos from this weekend. I'm going to have to watch the Little Elm ones and see if I need to be worried... just kidding only thing I ever do is...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,875
Posted By dieatomkinder
I didn't find out about the show until Friday...

I didn't find out about the show until Friday night, by that time I was already committed to something on Saturday. I am bummed that I missed it I really like watching those skills competitions and...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 43,574
Posted By dieatomkinder
One this was he bought a 2002 Road King, there is...

One this was he bought a 2002 Road King, there is no mention as to the condition of the motorcycle. For all we know it could have been maintained like crap, beat to hell, no air in the suspension,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 10,419
Posted By dieatomkinder
Are we still talking about scooters or fat...

Are we still talking about scooters or fat chicks? Both are fun to ride till yer friends catch you on one.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2012, 12:55 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,905
Posted By dieatomkinder
2009 road king 1034 miles from quad cities...

2009 road king

1034 miles from quad cities Iowa/Illinois to Heartland military museum in Lexington, NE
20 ish hours

Trip I will not forget anytime soon is 894 miles two weekends ago (mar 10)....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-02-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,169
Posted By dieatomkinder
afriad to ask but it wasn't a woman on a Harley...

afriad to ask but it wasn't a woman on a Harley wearing a helmet with horns and a long thing of hair was it? I saw a few people pulling into the dirt lot on the left hand side that made me cringe. ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-02-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,169
Posted By dieatomkinder
Just got back. Didn't see anyone with an ADV...

Just got back. Didn't see anyone with an ADV sticker 'cept one person as I was on the way out. They were on county road B heading to C. I managed to get a spot right off the road in the front line...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,783
Posted By dieatomkinder
I have done 4 of the SS rides so far. I have...

I have done 4 of the SS rides so far. I have most of a route planned for the 48 states in 10 days, I just the need the money for gas.

Everything that people have posted so far is good tips. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,311
Posted By dieatomkinder
Near miss story from Jalopnik

jalopnik had a story up on their page about a near miss. Guy is doing a test ride in the UK and the video catches a car coming over the line. Mad me twitch when I saw his elbow essentially rub the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,332
Posted By dieatomkinder
wouldn't work... they would never make it to the...

wouldn't work... they would never make it to the road test because they wouldn't grasp the concept of proper yielding to get out of the classroom.

"Oh my street doesn't have a right of way sign,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,480
Posted By dieatomkinder
I ride in the Iowa winter until there are large...

I ride in the Iowa winter until there are large patches of ice on the ground that won't melt away. If you can stay out of the wind it certainly helps. Also I recommend checking the vents and seals...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,109
Posted By dieatomkinder
The dealer options craze seems to be on almost...

The dealer options craze seems to be on almost everything these days. The BMW's I looked at, the harley's, you name it. it's like the dealers have taken this "economy sucks so we are selling less,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,256
Posted By dieatomkinder
that is absolutely fricking cool. I am very...

that is absolutely fricking cool. I am very jealous.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,256
Posted By dieatomkinder
Yet another reason I am so glad I interviewed for...

Yet another reason I am so glad I interviewed for a position out there. I lived on base when I was growing up and they always seemed to have cool stuff going on. Man I hope I get to return so I can...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,176
Posted By dieatomkinder
I haven't met very many HD riders I would be...

I haven't met very many HD riders I would be scared of, or any other brands for that matter. I have in my travels only happened on a few 3 patch types. I passed 2 mongols in Salt Lake City, but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 12,176
Posted By dieatomkinder
/lol yeah it does make us stand out in a crowd...

/lol yeah it does make us stand out in a crowd the new HD reflective vest, and backpacks come with a pouch to hold your CAC (Military ID) in, comes in very handy.
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