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Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,597
Posted By Ivyleague
Pissed late to the party

Just got one - ran the battery (new) down trying to start the !@#$%^&*()ing thing

for what it's worth - owners manual
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-15-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,395
Posted By Ivyleague
Laugh Made my day!

Shared this with my non-rider wife and she even liked it! Also viewed the White Buffalo music video

Had a tough day at the office and this rescued my mood and stirred my soul
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-02-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,446
Posted By Ivyleague
Nice Pics

Liked your ride report; how did you do those panoramic shots?
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 16,894
Posted By Ivyleague
Cool ... I have the same shirt!

Go slow in snow, but gOOOOOOOO soooooon
Forum: Airheads 12-27-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 87,214
Posted By Ivyleague
well, that's interesting...

Wow, unique bike and person. Tip of my hat:clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,057
Posted By Ivyleague
Thumb oldie but a goodie

I came across this thread in the Fall of 2012 when the weather report for the high country in CO just sucked. I had 5 days off and nothing but rain and temps in 40s and 50s to look forward to.
I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 12,605
Views: 1,665,723
Posted By Ivyleague
Laugh One for the single guys (or divorced, single-minded, etc)

http://denver.craigslist.org/mcd/4436806352.html

WOW! That is a great price depending on what she looks like...

wench (http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=wench&defid=686294)
A...
Forum: Face plant 04-04-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,040
Posted By Ivyleague
Question Yeah, I been thinking about that and trying to do...

Yeah, I been thinking about that and trying to do some past accounting, but how do you count up "the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune" Maybe a couple left...
Forum: Face plant 03-09-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,040
Posted By Ivyleague
nice riding Chico

Raw skill will only take you so far,but it's the second best arrow in your quiver. You can't beat good luck, but you can't depend on it either. When it's used up so are you....
Plan to go look for...
Forum: Face plant 03-06-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,040
Posted By Ivyleague
The Owl

Shhhh, don't tell anybody about the burgers. Can't hardly get a damn seat on Saturdays. No real pics, sorry.
Forum: Face plant 03-05-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,040
Posted By Ivyleague
Lucky break

Went for a nice ride Sunday 2/23/14, at least most of it. Went out HWY 50 West from Canon City CO along the Arkansas river for 25 miles. Then made a 7 mile triangle at Cotapaxi and headed back...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-30-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,833
Views: 212,668
Posted By Ivyleague
Question full of...

riders? Is there any space left?
Forum: The Garage 12-25-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,672
Posted By Ivyleague
not the bitter end

an old thread about knots gave me a new twist and helped unravel my carpal tunnel problem without any loose ends:clap.
My DR handgrips no longer cramp my style. Black paracord and baseball bat tape...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,450
Posted By Ivyleague
Cry Thanks TTPETE. I will write to John Bloor; thanks...

Thanks TTPETE. I will write to John Bloor; thanks for that suggestion.

This may sound weird, but still have some faith in the Apex dealership. I think they may be puzzled, but will do their best...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,450
Posted By Ivyleague
Question bad news...

I got a call from the dealer, Apex Motorsports in Colorado Springs this morning telling me I should call Triumph and " make them aware of my problem" because they needed to hear the customers'...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,450
Posted By Ivyleague
Question Boot pressure

Initially, I blamed my son for the brake problem too. He knew I was upset about the first episode and I guarantee you that he was very conscious of NOT riding the brake when I got the bike back from...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,450
Posted By Ivyleague
Thumb My thanks to Inewaban, JOEXR, Motomedic, and all...

My thanks to Inewaban, JOEXR, Motomedic, and all those who put some thought into this. I posted the thread title to get some attention so I expected the usual buzzards, DoDos and naysayers, but I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,450
Posted By Ivyleague
Question Do hot brakes stop faster?

First I have to define"HOT"
I bought a new Triumph Bonnieville this past April, the purpose of which was to get a bike big enough for a sissy bar so my wife might want to ride more. Well, it...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 504,578
Posted By Ivyleague
Thumb Thanks for $$$

Thanks, Colin for putting up the totals. A zen master might urge a mindset change to help understand that you are still on the "journey", but that's hard to grasp unless..... you are a zen master....
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 305,895
Posted By Ivyleague
Scaphoid Fx no joke also TFC tears

Which side of your wrist hurts? Ortho Specialists are better early than late

http://www.uwhealth.org/sports-medicine/scaphoid-navicular-fractures-of-the-hand-and-wrist/11483
or
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-08-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By Ivyleague
Wicked think of it as GS left in the dryer too long

will go up dirt roads,; I promise.



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Forum: Vendors 11-04-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,503
Posted By Ivyleague
Wow, looks pretty cool...

Is that in New Jersey?
Forum: Face plant 11-04-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,923
Posted By Ivyleague
Cool2 not just any lawyer

Never hire anyone who advertises on TV. They're not all crooks, but somewhere between many and most of them are out for their 30% with the least amount of work. Ask around; talk to more than one...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,657
Posted By Ivyleague
What lies beneath ....

the beauty of rural landscapes and sinuous mountain roads woven into the green canopies covering one of the fertile wombs of Gaia? I feel like I've lived this dream before. I'm glad the nightmarish...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2012, 12:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 436
Posted By Ivyleague
Question Colorado DR650 2009

Bought used at Apex with less than 200 miles in May; now slightly over 2600. Serviced at Apex after break-in. Added stiffer front springs, skid plate, hand guards, "Dirt Bagz" rear luggage rack (no...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,335
Posted By Ivyleague
Nice pics

Great! Thanks a lot - I've been to many of those places and went back and looked at my pictures. Now I guess I'll just throw away my camera:clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 504,578
Posted By Ivyleague
In the spirit of Jonathan Edwards....

Great read and greater journey. My wife is weary of me telling your tale. Maybe I missed it, but did you have a budget when you started? How close did you come, if I may ask without being rude,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 305,895
Posted By Ivyleague
So much in common...

except for age, sex, and experience. I respect anybody under 5'5" who can ride an unmodified DR. Like your style...:lurk
Forum: Americas 02-23-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,757
Posted By Ivyleague
Too good to pass up

Hey Big Dog; your signature line may one of the best on this site. Love this site because you run across people like you that have figured a lot of things out.
To karlm-c...
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 504,578
Posted By Ivyleague
Well ridden

Great writing style and amazingly bold:norton - Thanks for taking the time to share...........
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 504,578
Posted By Ivyleague
One of a kind....

A story well told is music to the mind and plays a Samba on my soul... keep on up:clap
I hooked
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,282
Posted By Ivyleague
Hope it all heals well; it may change his golf...

Hope it all heals well; it may change his golf swing a bit. It got me to thinking about liability insurance if I do something stupid (again) on my dirt bike. 10 years ago I rammed a canoe...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,666
Posted By Ivyleague
Anybody up for Wheeler Geo?

I will be up around Creede CO 9/16-18 and would like to get up to the Wheeler Geologic area. Rocky trail, but pretty flat. Parts are pretty but punishing for a senior citizen like myself. Still would...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-18-2011, 08:17 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 74,774
Posted By Ivyleague
nice pics...

Is it muggy there?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,684
Posted By Ivyleague
blessed are those.....

I'm not Catholic, but making the sign of the cross and blowing them a kiss seems like the best move 'cuz you can:
1] show your thanks for still being upright
2] confuse their dumb ass
3] diffuse...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-09-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,926
Views: 324,235
Posted By Ivyleague
Re-cycle this cycle Yamaha XS 360 -BOGO

This bike is on a journey seeking a master who has more skills than I.:rofl

To make a long story shorter, see where Olas "gifted" this bike to me....
Forum: Americas 12-26-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,400
Posted By Ivyleague
cemetery sleep-over

I think it's a killer idea. Who's going to complain? Kind of like "try before you buy" - New Mex is right about being respectful though; no tires tracks over graves or changing your oil right there....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-12-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,380
Posted By Ivyleague
Interesting....

Are all BMW riders so perfectionistic?:lol3
I did learn a few things about my next Xmas present - Thanks!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,962
Posted By Ivyleague
Statistics don't bleed

rockydrxrvr (http://www.advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=28870)
It hurts different if it's someone you know. I have felt some of that pain you have, as a H.S. classmate of mine died his Freshman...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,559
Posted By Ivyleague
DD (Developmental Disability) question

This hurts a lot more than having to stop and ask directions at a Quickstop or 7-11 (odds of getting correct answer = slightly lower than winning the Lottery). I have read this thread and every...
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