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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,949
Posted By N.Penley
Buy a boat

I am not the kind to tell someone what to do with their money but I do not recomend a PWC. Buy a boat so you can at the very least go out to dinner and stay dry without rushing through your meal...
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2013, 03:29 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,730
Posted By N.Penley
Name the two?

Name the two?
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,730
Posted By N.Penley
That's a clean 550 but it would cost me more to...

That's a clean 550 but it would cost me more to get it home than the asking price.
I would have to fly out and then pay for fuel and food for a 2 day trip home in December. Shipping wouldn't be ADV...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,730
Posted By N.Penley
I am looking for something to make my 30 mile...

I am looking for something to make my 30 mile (each way) commute more enjoyable and rip up the Northeast TN mountains on the weekends (with or without my lovely wife). Something that looks good...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,730
Posted By N.Penley
Does anyone regret buying an inexpensive street...

Does anyone regret buying an inexpensive street bike? Have you spent more on repairs than the bike was worth and wished you had saved a bit longer to buy something newer, bigger, etc.???
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,730
Posted By N.Penley
A little more regarding my "downgrade." ...

A little more regarding my "downgrade."


My last street bike was a 2006 Harley XL1200R.

Please resist the urge to comment that anything is an upgrade from a sportster (However I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,730
Posted By N.Penley
I would love to spend under $1,500 and earn the...

I would love to spend under $1,500 and earn the right to post in the cheap bike challenge thread too.

I have been watching Craigslist daily and have yet to find anything to even look at. I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,730
Posted By N.Penley
Have you "Downgraded"???

Tell me about trading for or a cheaper, slower, older, uglier, etc. bike.

I havent had a street bike in almost 2 years and am on the hunt. With a new baby in the house I am not willing to spend...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 42,137
Posted By N.Penley
Honda Shadow 750.

Honda Shadow 750.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,049
Posted By N.Penley
Courthouses, post offices, large churches, and...

Courthouses, post offices, large churches, and banks are the best drop zone during business hours. After that all bets are off. I have returned home more than once without socks. Always carry a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2012, 01:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,094
Posted By N.Penley
I like it a lot. The wheels are nice, paint is a...

I like it a lot. The wheels are nice, paint is a good fit, and it is not raked too much. I would love to have something like that to run to and from work on. Sounds like a great addition to a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,831
Posted By N.Penley
Employees at the local shop I use do this all the...

Employees at the local shop I use do this all the time. I once got to see a little guy do this with a customers goldwing to help him out of the parking lot. I was shocked to say the least!!!
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2012, 07:38 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 22,237
Posted By N.Penley
Bunnies, blonds, bikes, and beer??? Man, I...

Bunnies, blonds, bikes, and beer??? Man, I thought I had it good.

Best of luck on your adventurres to come.
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2011, 02:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,281
Posted By N.Penley
I would have to buy a sub $3,000 600cc supersport...

I would have to buy a sub $3,000 600cc supersport from any of the big 4 jap. manufacturers because they can be had cheap from now untill summer (especially then spring semester starts). Then a sub...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,070
Posted By N.Penley
Buy this (it really does look to be quite a good...

Buy this (it really does look to be quite a good deal), live happily ever after
http://knoxville.craigslist.org/mcy/2575937687.html

This looks like something I may be interested in.


In...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,070
Posted By N.Penley
Clear things up a bit.

Thank you for the replys.

I should have put more info in my origional post. I understand that the 2 vs 4 stroke debate is endless and my primary goal is to spend within my entry budget. From...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,070
Posted By N.Penley
Question Should I buy a 2-stroke dirt bike???

I have been wanting to get an off-road bike for a while now. Yes, I do have a self set budget of $1,200 because that is what I have made in the past two months selling stuff on Craigslist. I am not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,718
Posted By N.Penley
I pull up side by side with anyone I ride with...

I pull up side by side with anyone I ride with alot. If I do no t know them I will stagger to one side and back about a foot or whatever it takes to stay in their mirror. Four wide at the redlight...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9,279
Views: 1,855,823
Posted By N.Penley
Kids

Tonight while stopped at a red light the mini van next to me caught my attention. A little boy was pointing and clapping while he smiled at me. His mom rolled down the window and I wave. Two lights...
Forum: The Garage 03-16-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,087
Posted By N.Penley
laminate flooring?

Should I lay some laminate flooring to park my bikes on? I like the look of a wood floor and have been wondering if the higher grade laminate would hold up under my bikes. I am not a big fan of the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,974
Posted By N.Penley
OP, I spent an hour changing the battery on my...

OP, I spent an hour changing the battery on my Sportster yesterday. Getting all the dang hoses and wires shoved back behind the cover was difficult. I am with you on trashing the battery strap.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-29-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,272
Posted By N.Penley
Dragon?

I don't get it? I say ride the dragon and enjoy it. A group of us go every fall and we have never had any problems on week days or weekends. I have never seen anyone acting dumb on that road. I'm...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,552
Posted By N.Penley
your call

If you like it and have the cash buy it. If you can't pay cash without mom and dads help then wait untill you can. My taste changed a lot from 16 to 18. My maturity level still grows daily. If I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,124
Posted By N.Penley
If you are pondering selling your Harley I sugest...

If you are pondering selling your Harley I sugest looking at a Harley forum for the next two days each time you want to get on ADV Rider. I know, I know there are none that are anywhere close in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 24,488
Posted By N.Penley
Tougher, no. But 99% of women seem to find us...

Tougher, no. But 99% of women seem to find us alot better looking.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,880
Posted By N.Penley
I love to ride with my wife. We ride well...

I love to ride with my wife. We ride well togather and so do our friends. I can ride with the four guys I always do and all of us keep the same pace with or without our wives. We ride hard all the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-17-2010, 06:47 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 38,919
Posted By N.Penley
stock rocks

I love my 06 roadster. I have aftermarket pipes, K&N air filter, jet kit, and a haulin ass backrest. Other than that it is all stock. After 10,500 miles I have no problems. My wife does want a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2010, 05:22 AM
Replies: 8,107
Views: 1,228,662
Posted By N.Penley
O.K. Don't let my wife know but today and today...

O.K. Don't let my wife know but today and today only I am pondering the image of the streetglide she wants sooo bad. The idea of the two of us riding a few hundred miles and pitchiing a tent...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2010, 05:36 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 32,239
Posted By N.Penley
Cool2 I wish I had a pic of my friends bike. He took an...

I wish I had a pic of my friends bike. He took an old 1960 toaster apart and chromed his sportster with the stainless shell. The sad thing is that it looked great after a little polish. He got about...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,425
Posted By N.Penley
The SV650,V-Rod, and XR1200 are my picks for the...

The SV650,V-Rod, and XR1200 are my picks for the most groundbreaking.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2010, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2,894
Views: 170,350
Posted By N.Penley
I thought about it last weekend but its just too...

I thought about it last weekend but its just too dang hot for that crap even when the rod runs eye candy is parked all over place.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,413
Posted By N.Penley
fuel cap

Every time I fill up any bike I take my gloves off and top off the tank. Then after I put the gas cap back on I take a glove and wipe off any gas dropplets. Then with the other glove I wipe off all...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2010, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,775
Posted By N.Penley
Thumb You should love it

My father in law has one and I have had quiet a bit of time on it. Its a blast on the curvy mountain roads and has plenty of top end on the open road. Hard bags, racks, and performance parts are...
Forum: The Garage 04-20-2010, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,053
Views: 378,638
Posted By N.Penley
Flat Tire?

On one of my first dates with my wife we went on a bicycle ride. I got a flat about 6 miles from my truck. I cut off my jeans and sliced my shirt up and shoved them and some leaves into the tire. It...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-19-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,519
Posted By N.Penley
yep

I also noticed two just south of Bristol, TN/VA on Highway 11 last week that looked like they were active.[/QUOTE]



Yes the Twin City Drive In is open in Bristol TN near the race track.

I've...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,854
Posted By N.Penley
go get one

Just face it. You want one and you will not be happy unless it is parked in your driveway. I love my 1200Roadster to the point that my wife has dreams that I sneek to the garage in the middle of the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,005
Posted By N.Penley
ADV Rider should attract harley riders. I have...

ADV Rider should attract harley riders. I have made up my mind that the image isn't why people buy harleys. Heck they buy one and then they find that's more fun to ride than mow grass, shop, paint,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 8,005
Posted By N.Penley
Harley taking over?

I wonder what percentage of adv riders have or have had a Harley. I'd bet that we would be pushing 50%. Don't tell the BMW folks they may try to start a new website.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-31-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 4,318
Views: 274,326
Posted By N.Penley
How do you fine folks feel about a few of us...

How do you fine folks feel about a few of us tennessee kids dropping in on one of your dinners when it gets above 45 at night. I could likely round up some tri-city riders to jump over sams gap and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-31-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 527
Posted By N.Penley
Little oak campground is always empty untill...

Little oak campground is always empty untill south holston lake fills up. And the on and off road riding in the area are first class. Take hwy 421 from bristol toward the snake. Just before the road...
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