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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,287
Views: 248,546
Posted By oldoval
Those are bad ass. Special builds? Cow fur? ...

Those are bad ass. Special builds? Cow fur? Where and how much?

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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-15-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,551
Posted By oldoval
Nice camera work! You hit all of my favorite...

Nice camera work! You hit all of my favorite roads.

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Forum: Beasts 04-12-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,032
Posted By oldoval
Where does it call itself an "adventure bike" ? ...

Where does it call itself an "adventure bike" ?

It's a sport-tourer. I agree it would be nice to have some power outlets, but that is a cheap fix. I just don't understand why people keep putting...
Forum: Beasts 04-05-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,979
Views: 311,825
Posted By oldoval
We get it, you've told us over and over again in...

We get it, you've told us over and over again in this thread you don't like the bike. Time to move on, no need to be a dick.

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Forum: Beasts 04-02-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,979
Views: 311,825
Posted By oldoval
mcmann..................You're starting to sound...

mcmann..................You're starting to sound like you own Suzuki stock or something.

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Forum: Beasts 03-31-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,032
Posted By oldoval
Another very favorable review.......... ...

Another very favorable review..........

http://www.motorcycle.com/manufacturer/aprilia/2014-aprilia-caponord-1200-travel-pack-review-video.html

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Forum: Beasts 03-30-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 1,979
Views: 311,825
Posted By oldoval
Don't think of it as an "adventure" bike....

Don't think of it as an "adventure" bike. Adventure is just a term used to sell bikes and a lifestyle. No different than what Harley has been doing for decades. Think of it as a modern "standard". A...
Forum: Beasts 03-30-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 1,979
Views: 311,825
Posted By oldoval
Poor slow speed behavior compared to every other...

Poor slow speed behavior compared to every other bike I have ever owned or ridden including some very heavy bikes such as the ST1300. Heavy doesn't have to mean poor slow speed handling.

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Forum: Beasts 03-30-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,979
Views: 311,825
Posted By oldoval
Rear pre-load cranked, slid the forks up, checked...

Rear pre-load cranked, slid the forks up, checked steering head play even though it was a new bike, etc. No change. I tried everything I could think of while I owned it. I chalked it up to poor...
Forum: Beasts 03-30-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1,979
Views: 311,825
Posted By oldoval
Question for new Strom owners. It may be a little...

Question for new Strom owners. It may be a little early since owners are just now bringing them home.

I had a 2006 DL1000. Lots of things I didn't like about it. Rough engine, suspension,...
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1,979
Views: 311,825
Posted By oldoval
A large number of salesmen at dealerships are not...

A large number of salesmen at dealerships are not motorcycle enthusiasts, they are salesmen. You the consumer and enthusiast, are likely much more knowledgeable about the product they are selling....
Forum: Trials 03-16-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 45,259
Posted By oldoval
Beta 300 in Wyoming. ...

Beta 300 in Wyoming.

http://stgeorge.craigslist.org/mcy/4377866304.html

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Forum: Equipment 03-14-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 819
Posted By oldoval
Yeah.... that's why I quoted the link with the...

Yeah.... that's why I quoted the link with the shake light ??
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 819
Posted By oldoval
I have one of those shake lights. It's crap. It...

I have one of those shake lights. It's crap. It would work in a pinch for doing close up work in the dark, but it will barely light the opposing wall of a dark room. Too big for the light it outputs....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,664
Posted By oldoval
Australia kept screwing with me. Looks too much...

Australia kept screwing with me. Looks too much like South Africa... or Texas for that matter.

Cool game.

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Forum: Orange Crush 03-08-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,925
Views: 202,176
Posted By oldoval
My dealer has a 1190R demo set up with bags,...

My dealer has a 1190R demo set up with bags, skidplate, and knobbies. I want to set aside a time to take it out for a few hours but haven't been able to yet. Like you I was put off a little by some...
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,469
Posted By oldoval
It's no 750 Vulcan... :hide

It's no 750 Vulcan...




:hide
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-18-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,540
Posted By oldoval
Is subsidence something else you've found to...

Is subsidence something else you've found to worry yourself with? Look hard enough and you can find evidence of settling in almost every house in Utah. It is a consequence of living on land that is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-17-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,540
Posted By oldoval
You don't live here, so what you are saying is...

You don't live here, so what you are saying is mostly conjecture.

I've never had any missionaries come by knocking. Why would they, everyone here is already the same religion they are? I did have...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-17-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,540
Posted By oldoval
A lot of what you hear about Mormons is nonsense...

A lot of what you hear about Mormons is nonsense from people who don't live here. You have to take all of it with a grain of salt.

You will be outsiders, there is no getting around that. But that...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-17-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,540
Posted By oldoval
I'm an atheist from Georgia that's been living in...

I'm an atheist from Georgia that's been living in Cedar City, UT for the last 12 years... and I travel to St. George about once or twice a month. I've also visited about every town in Utah.

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Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,217
Posted By oldoval
I think you missed my point. I'm saying instead...

I think you missed my point. I'm saying instead of a 250 supermoto, go with a 400-650cc supermoto. Similar weight, price, etc, still easy to cruise around with your gal, but much more enjoyable with...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,217
Posted By oldoval
I would try to talk you out of the small...

I would try to talk you out of the small displacement bikes. In theory they sound like a good idea....revving the snot out of your bike everywhere you go, using all the bikes' performance. But...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,217
Posted By oldoval
I don't know why anyone would live where they are...

I don't know why anyone would live where they are always afraid someone is going to steal their shit, but I'm sure you have your reasons.

That being said, I don't think you would be happy with...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 65,962
Posted By oldoval
I'm a Buell fan, but never managed to own one...

I'm a Buell fan, but never managed to own one before Harley gave them the boot.

http://badweatherbikers.com/ Seems to be where it's at for Buells.

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Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 65,962
Posted By oldoval
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=178859...

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=178859&highlight=buell


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Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By oldoval
My sarcasm must have been too surreptitious....

My sarcasm must have been too surreptitious. :lol3

What Honda SHOULD price it at and what they WILL price it at are two different things.

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Forum: Thumpers 02-09-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 722
Posted By oldoval
That's way too interesting. Honda will never...

That's way too interesting. Honda will never bring it here.

In the off chance they did, it would be priced around $10k.

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Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 38,677
Posted By oldoval
New Triumph Bonneville. Looks nice, rides...

New Triumph Bonneville.

Looks nice, rides OK, enough power, painfully dull though. Did a demo on one and came back scratching my head as to why it was so utterly boring. I still don't know why...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,307
Posted By oldoval
What is Honda thinking with their pricing lately?...

What is Honda thinking with their pricing lately? Why would anyone spend more money on this bike than Yamaha's FZ-09? It is seemingly inferior to the Yamaha in every way, yet costs $500 more....
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 79,303
Posted By oldoval
Maybe this is answered somewhere but........... ...

Maybe this is answered somewhere but...........

How does BMW's pricing work? I know they sell the bikes with different trim packages like cars, but I can't find on the site what each package...
Forum: Trials 01-30-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 338
Views: 85,831
Posted By oldoval
I've been going to trials events for awhile now....

I've been going to trials events for awhile now. Always as a spectator, never as a rider. Thinking hard lately about getting into the sport. These are some pics I took at the 2011 Utah Summer Games....
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,132
Posted By oldoval
I'm not sure I would go as far as to say...

I'm not sure I would go as far as to say "quality", but the suspension and brakes on the Yamaha WR250R/X bikes are quite a few notches above the stuff that comes on a Ninja 300 and it's ilk. For...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,653
Posted By oldoval
Some of your images seem to have really fine...

Some of your images seem to have really fine detail and high IQ, as in the opening shots. What camera are you using? I may have missed it.

Very nice ride report.

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-08-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 519
Views: 61,221
Posted By oldoval
... ...

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http://nathanwiley.smugmug.com/Landscapes/Landscapes-2012/i-Zjtjdtn/0/L/IMGP6274-2-L.jpg (http://nathanwiley.smugmug.com/Landscapes/Landscapes-2012/i-Zjtjdtn/A)
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Forum: Day Trippin' 01-08-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By oldoval
Very nicely done videos. Pretty country. ...

Very nicely done videos. Pretty country.

:thumb
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-03-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3,995
Views: 1,514,891
Posted By oldoval
Not me.... ...

Not me....

http://nathanwiley.smugmug.com/Other/Moto/i-JSCBpGs/0/L/IMGP2729-L.jpg (http://nathanwiley.smugmug.com/Other/Moto/i-JSCBpGs/A)

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Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 27,707
Posted By oldoval
Just curious, what was the last IL4 you rode? I...

Just curious, what was the last IL4 you rode? I was never an inline four fan myself but these newer ones are far removed from the fours of the 90's. Gone are the days of having to rev the snot out of...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,872
Posted By oldoval
I really like my Fly as well, nice helmet, nice...

I really like my Fly as well, nice helmet, nice fit, seems to be well made. But I too have a problem with it fogging. To be fair I've had fogging issues with all my helmets.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 12-31-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 60,066
Posted By oldoval
I've really enjoyed this thread, excellent images...

I've really enjoyed this thread, excellent images Dave. :clap

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