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Forum: Europe 06-29-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Yeah, not always the best weather, but there is...

Yeah, not always the best weather, but there is nothing like riding a bike through Scotland.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5,686
Views: 1,152,907
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Just saw this:...

Just saw this: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-2975434/Scotland-s-answer-Route-66-North-Coast-500-unveiled-drivers-scenic-trip-past-fairytale-castles-beaches-ruins.html
Forum: Europe 06-28-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Peter. THANK YOU.

Peter. THANK YOU.
Forum: Europe 06-27-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By Johnny Dakar
The A82 (Glencoe & West side of Loch Lomond) and...

The A82 (Glencoe & West side of Loch Lomond) and A86 are not to be missed, along with the Cairngorms. Though I hear the West and the Isles are where the real riding's at. If you've the opportunity,...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-21-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 180,821
Posted By Johnny Dakar
You win!

You win!
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-17-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 180,821
Posted By Johnny Dakar
I always thought you were the incognito Ewan.

I always thought you were the incognito Ewan.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-17-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 180,821
Posted By Johnny Dakar
http://motorbikewriter.com/ewan-mcgregor-swaps-bmw...

http://motorbikewriter.com/ewan-mcgregor-swaps-bmw-for-moto-guzzi/
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-17-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 180,821
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Shit, it IS on!...

Shit, it IS on! https://m.facebook.com/153124125185/photos/pb.153124125185.-2207520000.1434567737./10153160423325186/?type=1&source=54&refid=17
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-15-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 180,821
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Yeah. Thanks for that. Appreciated. :thumb

Yeah. Thanks for that. Appreciated. :thumb
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-14-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 180,821
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Is this not the same "story" that was posted...

Is this not the same "story" that was posted earlier? Just someone trying to put 2 and 2 together after watching the Guzzi video?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-12-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 180,821
Posted By Johnny Dakar
No. But never say never.

No.

But never say never.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-09-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 180,821
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Someone watched the video on the Guzzi site. ...

Someone watched the video on the Guzzi site.

I have serious doubts about the authenticity of this news.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-02-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 180,821
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Poser!!!

Poser!!!
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-02-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 180,821
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Hey, C-Stain...you're posing.

Hey, C-Stain...you're posing.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-02-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 180,821
Posted By Johnny Dakar
:d

:d
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-02-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 180,821
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Poser.

Poser.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-02-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 180,821
Posted By Johnny Dakar
And when you look at a fortysomething mechanical...

And when you look at a fortysomething mechanical engineer in a one-piece day-glo Aerostitch, you thank god for that posing.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-02-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 180,821
Posted By Johnny Dakar
There is no denying the poser factor in...

There is no denying the poser factor in motorcycling.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-01-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 180,821
Posted By Johnny Dakar
fixed.

fixed.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-01-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 180,821
Posted By Johnny Dakar
It's true. ...

It's true.

http://johnwilliams.smugmug.com/photos/i-vqd3qzd/0/O/i-vqd3qzd.jpg
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-31-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 180,821
Posted By Johnny Dakar
I don't know, man...if you actually have the...

I don't know, man...if you actually have the option to get a bike in exchange for promoting a brand vs. paying for it, I'm kind of down with keeping my own money. Just doesn't make good business...
Forum: Road Warriors 05-06-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 16,033
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Don't have the R, just the 2011 standard bike....

Don't have the R, just the 2011 standard bike. Ride it every day. The only complaint is sometimes it's hard to find neutral...but I understand they've upgraded the gearbox.

Best thing you can do...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-21-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,500
Views: 555,988
Posted By Johnny Dakar
An AMAZING presentation! Wish I could get to...

An AMAZING presentation! Wish I could get to Flagstaff that weekend! If anyone gets a chance to see them in person, I cannot recommend it highly enough!
Forum: Europe 04-14-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,416
Posted By Johnny Dakar
And what about navigation? I was planning to skip...

And what about navigation? I was planning to skip the GPS and stick to maps on this ride...seems to give me a much better idea of where I am, rather than simply following directions from bitchin'...
Forum: Europe 04-10-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,416
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Here's a question: a lot of these places claim to...

Here's a question: a lot of these places claim to have Wi-Fi, but they're remote. But then again, it's Europe. How good of a connection can we expect to get? Or is it all over the place?

And...
Forum: Europe 04-08-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,416
Posted By Johnny Dakar
It will be my wife and I, she'll be on an F650GS...

It will be my wife and I, she'll be on an F650GS twin, I'll be on an F800GS. Low difficulty gravel roads aren't out of the question.

Though it does now look like we'll be in that area for 3-4...
Forum: Europe 04-08-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,416
Posted By Johnny Dakar
That's why I was asking. So it looks like...

That's why I was asking.

So it looks like Corvara is ideal, in case we decide to take a day off.
Forum: Europe 04-08-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,416
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Does anyone know anything about Alleghe?

Does anyone know anything about Alleghe?
Forum: Europe 04-07-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,416
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Yes, we'll visit friends in Southern England, and...

Yes, we'll visit friends in Southern England, and there's a bike rental place we've used there before as well. We'll ferry across to Cherbourg after that, ride into Paris, spend three nights there,...
Forum: Europe 04-07-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,416
Posted By Johnny Dakar
I like the idea of Arabba as a base. We were...

I like the idea of Arabba as a base. We were thinking Cortina (pricey), or Corvara. Still looking, but your intel is invaluable.
Forum: Europe 04-07-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,416
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Great advice, thanks. Keep it coming. We'll...

Great advice, thanks. Keep it coming.

We'll only have 5-6 days in the Dolos. We're visiting friends in Southern England on this trip, so we've rented bikes there (half the price of Milan) and...
Forum: Europe 04-05-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,416
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Como or Garda?

LA Woman and I are headed to Italy in September. We'll be entering from the south of France, spending a couple of days in Cinque Terre, then heading north to the Dolomites for two weeks. We'd like to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,135
Posted By Johnny Dakar
:stupid

:stupid
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 278,694
Posted By Johnny Dakar
How's the new clutch, Mark?

How's the new clutch, Mark?
Forum: GS Boxers 02-23-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 278,694
Posted By Johnny Dakar
I was thinking of getting a second one...so the...

I was thinking of getting a second one...so the one I have wears our half as fast.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 278,694
Posted By Johnny Dakar
I'd ask $9.5k and leave a little wiggle room.

I'd ask $9.5k and leave a little wiggle room.
Forum: Europe 01-22-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Bike parking in Paris, Nice, and Cinque Terre?

Touring the Dolomites in September--renting bikes and seeing friends in England, then passing through France to get to Italy.

We'll be staying in the heart of Paris for a couple of days, then...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-10-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,105
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Yeah you can. Cook 'em in duck fat.

Yeah you can.

Cook 'em in duck fat.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 278,694
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Dude. $200? FOR CABLES? I found a set on Ebay...

Dude. $200? FOR CABLES? I found a set on Ebay that had only 30k miles on them, for $50. Mine were fine at 30k.

But now I know.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-04-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 278,694
Posted By Johnny Dakar
Let's see some pics. 72000 mile service...

Let's see some pics.

72000 mile service done. Ohlins rebuilt. Dent removed. New windscreen. New decals. Throttle/Bowden/fast idle cables changed (though need to be replaced again--don't buy used...
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