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Forum: Old's Cool 04-24-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 2,637
Views: 389,994
Posted By WDG
You just triggered a mental image of a GSA with...

You just triggered a mental image of a GSA with ape hangers, so he could stand with his hands still above his head. :lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-24-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 66,891
Posted By WDG
Very nice. Can I borrow it? :evil

Very nice. Can I borrow it? :evil
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,389,623
Posted By WDG
I'm just guessing it's partly because it's either...

I'm just guessing it's partly because it's either not possible or a huge hassle to get it plated in some jurisdictions.

EDIT: Opps! i should have read on before posting. Ed@Ford beat me to it.
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,274
Views: 302,224
Posted By WDG
Simplest way to think of counter-steering is to...

Simplest way to think of counter-steering is to simply push on the grip that's on the side you want to go. When you go to practicing hard emergency swerving, you'll need to apply more steering force...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 551,367
Posted By WDG
I do that when I can find a fast enough rabbit,...

I do that when I can find a fast enough rabbit, but the examples I'm thinking of are something different. I've noticed that often, if I don't pass with enough speed difference, the other driver will...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-15-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2,637
Views: 389,994
Posted By WDG
Maybe it would be better with florescent blue...

Maybe it would be better with florescent blue Comstars? :rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,637
Views: 389,994
Posted By WDG
That's not just in motorcycling. :baldy

That's not just in motorcycling. :baldy
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 185,580
Posted By WDG
FWIW, The shifting seemed perfectly fine on the...

FWIW, The shifting seemed perfectly fine on the Scout I got to demo.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,637
Views: 389,994
Posted By WDG
Never mind the bike, I want to see the "scantly...

Never mind the bike, I want to see the "scantly clad redheaded woman." :evil
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 185,580
Posted By WDG
Fort Worth Indian had two Scouts at their demo...

Fort Worth Indian had two Scouts at their demo day, last Saturday, so I got to try it out back-to-back with a Roadmaster.

Mrs. WDG really liked the passenger accommodations on the Roadmaster, but...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6,966
Views: 1,272,965
Posted By WDG
Thanks. Makes sense to me. It's probably been...

Thanks. Makes sense to me. It's probably been around a long time, and I just never really noticed, before.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-31-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6,966
Views: 1,272,965
Posted By WDG
???

Is this relief cut to provide a breakaway point in a drop, to prevent losing the whole lever? I hadn't noticed this on other levers, but admittedly hadn't really paid all that much attention to them...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-30-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,637
Views: 389,994
Posted By WDG
I'm no welder, nor frame designer, but the design...

I'm no welder, nor frame designer, but the design of those joints in front of the engine and under the seat look prone to failure, to me.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,637
Views: 389,994
Posted By WDG
'Cause it's KEWL? :1drink BTW, is that a...

'Cause it's KEWL? :1drink
BTW, is that a bicycle tire on the front?

Nice paint on the wheels. I guess he couldn't afford to buy both rattle-can AND masking tape? :huh...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2,637
Views: 389,994
Posted By WDG
And here YOU are to whine about it. :csm

And here YOU are to whine about it. :csm
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 42,682
Posted By WDG
I just got through dave6253's Death Valley RR...

I just got through dave6253's Death Valley RR (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1047582), and now this. DV must be calling to me. Must answer it, soon.
I'm in! :clap
Forum: Battle scooters 03-22-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 46,633
Posted By WDG
There's also the potential introduction of the...

There's also the potential introduction of the Honda CB300X (http://therideadvice.com/honda-cb300x-to-be-unveiled-in-japan/).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 551,367
Posted By WDG
Possibly this: Way back (late '80s) when I rode...

Possibly this: Way back (late '80s) when I rode an FT500 Ascot, I had some guy in a Vette try to race at a light on Greenville in Dallas. He seemed dismayed to lose to a mere thumper. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,195,849
Posted By WDG
Good for hiccups, that. :evil <hr color=orange>...

Good for hiccups, that. :evil
<hr color=orange>

I would, but I have him on ignore, so I only see reflections of him in quoted responses. Which reminds me... STOP quoting the troll!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-08-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2,637
Views: 389,994
Posted By WDG
Ah! I was thinking "sport" but couldn't square...

Ah! I was thinking "sport" but couldn't square that with the rest of his goofy misspellings.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-08-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 228,252
Posted By WDG
:clap

:clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 42,457
Posted By WDG
Loving the ride reports and the photography,...

Loving the ride reports and the photography, Dave. I hope to visit some of these places in the near future. For now, I'm enjoying seeing it through your lens.



Just my personal taste... I love...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2,637
Views: 389,994
Posted By WDG
This is probably my ignorance showing, but WTF is...

This is probably my ignorance showing, but WTF is a "stut bike?" :huh
(Maybe it's shorthand for: "I crashed my sport bike and most of the bodywork is still in the ditch, so I made this out of it and...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 311,824
Posted By WDG
I wonder how many it would take to fill out their...

I wonder how many it would take to fill out their safety classes. Could it be near that many, nationwide?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,195,849
Posted By WDG
And it's hard. Revenuing off the roads is easy....

And it's hard. Revenuing off the roads is easy. Kind of like a "sin tax."
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6,966
Views: 1,272,965
Posted By WDG
I wonder if a G2 Street Tamer Throttle...

I wonder if a G2 Street Tamer Throttle (http://www.g2ergo.com/store/g2-street-tamer-throttle-tube/) would help?
(I have no experience with them, but it seems an interesting idea, and I see they...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6,966
Views: 1,272,965
Posted By WDG
I couldn't agree more. My father always...

I couldn't agree more.

My father always wanted to see Hawaii, but put it off for retirement. The health issues that built up after retirement meant he never got there. My brother and I took it as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,195,849
Posted By WDG
On the Bseat, maybe? :dunno

On the Bseat, maybe? :dunno
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,534
Posted By WDG
Sounds like another case of the cure being worse...

Sounds like another case of the cure being worse than the disease. :flush
Forum: Hacks 02-07-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 576,356
Posted By WDG
I was too young and naive to know that... THEN....

I was too young and naive to know that... THEN. :eek1
Thankfully, I discovered it before ever getting so far as marriage.
It was certainly FUN while it lasted but, thankfully, she's now some other...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-04-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,197
Views: 229,270
Posted By WDG
"This message is hidden because John Ashman is on...

"This message is hidden because John Ashman is on your ignore list." :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12,420
Views: 2,389,623
Posted By WDG
Well, crap. Are y'all STILL going at this shit? ...

Well, crap. Are y'all STILL going at this shit? :becca
I can't speak for anyone else, but personally, I'd just love it if you'd give it a rest.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,195,849
Posted By WDG
She might be mistaken... ...

She might be mistaken...
http://i220.photobucket.com/albums/dd306/WDGF/tumblr_m3tz15fDS91r5r2ze.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 540
Views: 67,697
Posted By WDG
So long as it has clean oil and doesn't overheat,...

So long as it has clean oil and doesn't overheat, I would think any engine capable of running hundreds of hours could go for days continuously at a stretch. If it has cruddy oil or overheats, all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,195,849
Posted By WDG
At least the traffic should be light. :evil <hr...

At least the traffic should be light. :evil
<hr color=orange>

Yes. Again. It just does that, from time to time. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 185,580
Posted By WDG
FWIW, I didn't really feel like it was as small...

FWIW, I didn't really feel like it was as small as others seem to. (I'm 6' with 34" inseam, if that matters.) It's obviously not as roomy as a Chief, but didn't feel bad at all, to me.

At the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 185,580
Posted By WDG
Here's one of the Scouts that Indian had at last...

Here's one of the Scouts that Indian had at last weekend's IMS in Dallas. They had this one decked out with accessories.
http://i220.photobucket.com/albums/dd306/WDGF/2015MCShow_20150125-3327.jpg
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,195,849
Posted By WDG
You should see what happens in Dallas if a...

You should see what happens in Dallas if a snowflake is spotted in San Antonio. :rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 01-23-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2,637
Views: 389,994
Posted By WDG
Must be a pretty wild party. Bunch of guys...

Must be a pretty wild party. Bunch of guys getting together to drink beer and mow grass.
(Or maybe they're getting topless dancers to do the mowing while they watch?) :wink:

<hr color=orange>
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,138
Posted By WDG
Looks like it, to me. The middle driver would...

Looks like it, to me. The middle driver would have to be somewhat small. Even as it is, it doesn't seem to leave much room for engine & transmission.

I agree it's unlikely to ever see production....
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