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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 2,033,095
Posted By DR Donk
I hear you on this. I bought a Kawasaki Versys...

I hear you on this. I bought a Kawasaki Versys last June and won't ride it in the rain and ride it like it's made of glass! My DR650, however, that thing gets ridden! Rain, shine, whatever. And...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 470,027
Posted By DR Donk
I also deal with these type of drivers. :bluduh ...

I also deal with these type of drivers. :bluduh The worse is when it's a vehicle that's large enough that you can't see what's going on in front of them. You get the momentary flash of brake light,...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-25-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9,017
Views: 423,320
Posted By DR Donk
I think he's had that on craigslist for over a...

I think he's had that on craigslist for over a year! I don't blame him for asking too much for it, it is a classic! :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,020
Posted By DR Donk
I had taken my bike in for some service at the...

I had taken my bike in for some service at the dealer a few weeks ago. It then snowed and turned cold, so it was stuck there. I had a small window of opportunity yesterday to bring the bike home as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,609
Posted By DR Donk
We have snow but here too but..............:yikes...

We have snow but here too but..............:yikes That's a lot of snow!!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,609
Posted By DR Donk
I would say if you are riding once a week but...

I would say if you are riding once a week but otherwise, I would err on the side of caution. What does it hurt to put sta-bil in the tank? :dunno My bikes are put up until March and they have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,962
Posted By DR Donk
A thorough wash and wax even on the high mileage...

A thorough wash and wax even on the high mileage DR650. Does it make a big difference? I don't know but I sleep better at night :lol3
Forum: Racing 11-10-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 23,310
Posted By DR Donk
Great to see Suzuki back yesterday and here's...

Great to see Suzuki back yesterday and here's hoping for success in 2015! :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,962
Posted By DR Donk
This time of year, being November, and knowing...

This time of year, being November, and knowing the riding season is coming to an end, I watch the long range forecasts. When they are predicting a low in the 20's overnight and a high in the 30's for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,766
Posted By DR Donk
Awww, you beat me too it. I thought I was gonna...

Awww, you beat me too it. I thought I was gonna be all clever and be the first to post it! :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 470,027
Posted By DR Donk
This happens to me sometimes, it's annoying...

This happens to me sometimes, it's annoying especially when you pull up to a four way stop and they are already there waiting and still freak out :yikes and wave me through. This is after I've come...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 33,751
Posted By DR Donk
This thread reminds me of back in the '80's where...

This thread reminds me of back in the '80's where the Institute For Highway Safety were trying to limit the horsepower on motorcycles, or something like that. It fortunately never happened but it...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-29-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5,012
Views: 488,751
Posted By DR Donk
Yamaha maxim 650 cafe - $800 (muskegon) <SECTION...

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 470,027
Posted By DR Donk
Beautiful day yesterday, lots of motorcycles out....

Beautiful day yesterday, lots of motorcycles out. :clap However, I got caught up in a slow moving pack of cars doing 40-45 in a 55 mph zone. The culprit? A motorcycle! :bluduh It looked like he...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-24-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 9,017
Views: 423,320
Posted By DR Donk
I'm stubborn and ride as long as I can! The 40...

I'm stubborn and ride as long as I can! The 40 mile round trip is great on the way home but a little brisk on the way in. Yesterday, it was 32 degrees and foggy on my way in and the moisture from the...
Forum: Racing 10-23-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,426
Posted By DR Donk
Amazing! In slow motion you can really appreciate...

Amazing! In slow motion you can really appreciate how talented these guys are. :clap
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-23-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 5,012
Views: 488,751
Posted By DR Donk
2005 HARLEY DAVIDSON V ROD-REPAIRABLE - $5995...

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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-22-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5,012
Views: 488,751
Posted By DR Donk
I wouldn't give him $600.00 dollars! What is...

I wouldn't give him $600.00 dollars! What is the matter with people these days? :becca
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-15-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5,012
Views: 488,751
Posted By DR Donk
I'm ready for the bobber fad to be over with! ...

I'm ready for the bobber fad to be over with! :fpalm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 888
Views: 85,561
Posted By DR Donk
I haven't read this entire thread, so maybe this...

I haven't read this entire thread, so maybe this has been covered......how do you guys that are on liter bikes keep your licenses? When I had a Honda 900f back in the '80's I was always riding too...
Forum: Racing 10-07-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,491
Posted By DR Donk
Cool, thanks :thumb I saw the AMA series back...

Cool, thanks :thumb I saw the AMA series back in 2006 when it came to Michigan. I loved it and wished the it was still going on as a nationwide event :cry
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-02-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5,012
Views: 488,751
Posted By DR Donk
For Sale- 2005 Mutant Buell - $3500 (Kokomo, In) ...

For Sale- 2005 Mutant Buell - $3500 (Kokomo, In)


Someone has been watching Biker Build Off too much :rofl


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,571
Posted By DR Donk
I always cover the front brake and the clutch...

I always cover the front brake and the clutch lever, just a good habit I have developed. It feels strange to me not to do it. The only time I don't is when I'm on the highway in light traffic but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 2,033,095
Posted By DR Donk
I was waiting for the guy to throw his hands in...

I was waiting for the guy to throw his hands in the air and say "ta-da" either that or do a Pee Wee Herman and say "I meant to do that" :lol3
Forum: Racing 09-15-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 13,314
Posted By DR Donk
Glad to see Rossi win but I thought JLo would...

Glad to see Rossi win but I thought JLo would give him more of a fight.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 470,027
Posted By DR Donk
Yeah, I wasn't upset when I motioned the guy to...

Yeah, I wasn't upset when I motioned the guy to pull over but even now I don't know why I thought we could have an intelligent conversation and resolve our differences. :dunno
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,792
Posted By DR Donk
I've been riding for 33 years and have had just...

I've been riding for 33 years and have had just one accident, hit a deer back in 2007. The ironic thing about it was that a friend of mine had a deer run out in front of him two weeks earlier and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 470,027
Posted By DR Donk
I had a guy go all road rage on me last week....

I had a guy go all road rage on me last week. This guy's going under the speed limit in town and I'm trying not to tailgate but I guess in his eyes I was. He kept looking back at me in his rear view...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,612
Posted By DR Donk
If I'm riding in the rain and I see a scooter,...

If I'm riding in the rain and I see a scooter, I'll wave to them :wave
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 2,033,095
Posted By DR Donk
Great reply! :clap It seems that some...

Great reply! :clap It seems that some non-riders are of the opinion we ride just to save a couple of bucks on gas.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 470,027
Posted By DR Donk
Yikes! :eek1 That video will slow me down for a...

Yikes! :eek1 That video will slow me down for a while
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,381
Posted By DR Donk
What about Teknic? Tech-neec or Tech-nik or some...

What about Teknic? Tech-neec or Tech-nik or some other pronunciation? :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 2,033,095
Posted By DR Donk
:lol3 I was at a stoplight one time and a...

:lol3

I was at a stoplight one time and a guy on a Harley who looked like a 1% but didn't have any colors on, looked at my Kawasaki Versys and said nice bike. I wasn't expecting that! :lol3
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-13-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 5,012
Views: 488,751
Posted By DR Donk
Ha-ha, good find! :lol3 Well, at least he's...

Ha-ha, good find! :lol3 Well, at least he's being honest with the details.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-13-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5,012
Views: 488,751
Posted By DR Donk
:fpalm Why oh why would you do something like...

:fpalm Why oh why would you do something like this?!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 470,027
Posted By DR Donk
This morning while riding in to work, I had a car...

This morning while riding in to work, I had a car flash his high beams at me. I scratched my head and wondered if he was trying to tell me there is a cop ahead. Sure enough, there was one about a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,381
Posted By DR Donk
I like this thread, there are a lot of names that...

I like this thread, there are a lot of names that I've always struggled with the correct pronunciation. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,381
Posted By DR Donk
How about this one, Sidi. Is it pronounced...

How about this one, Sidi. Is it pronounced sea-dee or seed-e? I gots to know :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 9,442
Posted By DR Donk
[QUOTE=maxscycle;24820015]Forgive please. My bike...

[QUOTE=maxscycle;24820015]Forgive please. My bike is not a toy, it is my primary means of transportation. I average 22,000 to 25,000 miles a year on my bikes, while my four wheel contraption only...
Forum: Racing 08-11-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 18,204
Posted By DR Donk
Strictly amateur hour. But here's what really...

Strictly amateur hour. But here's what really pisses me off. For every other MotoGP round FSN uses the world feed guys. But when it's COTA or Indy they trot out Ralph (Mr. Cliche) and Scott. It's...
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