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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,283
Posted By OuttaHere
When the cops first tracked him down, they were...

When the cops first tracked him down, they were unable to prove who was riding, so they slapped his mom (registered owner of his bike lol) with about $1500 in fines. Posted a YouTube video of this,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 34,305
Views: 8,425,042
Posted By OuttaHere
At first glance, I thought her arm was missing......

At first glance, I thought her arm was missing... Where the sleeve goes from white to black, the black blends in, and it wasn't until I looked for her hands that I realized what I was looking at.
Forum: Face plant 11-18-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 69,142
Posted By OuttaHere
+1 to good boots! I had an undisplaced...

+1 to good boots!

I had an undisplaced spiral fracture of my right fibula, along with crushing of my foot and ankle after a bit of a boneheaded manouver...thankfully, no ligament or tendon...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,770
Posted By OuttaHere
They rock! Picked up a couple at Canadian Tire...

They rock! Picked up a couple at Canadian Tire for my last trip. Very handy.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,953
Posted By OuttaHere
I just got home from a bike trip, and now have to...

I just got home from a bike trip, and now have to explain that I dislocated my elbow, not in a bike accident, but playing touch football the last night of the trip. No one is going to believe me...I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By OuttaHere
I've got Avon RoadRiders on my DRZ, and am...

I've got Avon RoadRiders on my DRZ, and am totally happy with 'em. Decent wet weather performance, and they'll stick as much as I need in the dry. And, they have more than 11,000km on them, with...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,732
Posted By OuttaHere
I have a pair of Shift jeans...they are decent...

I have a pair of Shift jeans...they are decent quality, and comfortable. However, I have no illusions they would protect like leathers. They are nice in the summer, and great around town, but I felt...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,256
Posted By OuttaHere
Use mine all the time. Only thing to watch is the...

Use mine all the time. Only thing to watch is the older models don't have an input plug for an iPod. Other than that, the older models are exactly the same.
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,847
Posted By OuttaHere
My gf and I have the Q2's in our HJC helmets, a...

My gf and I have the Q2's in our HJC helmets, a friend and his wife have them in Zox modular helmets, and my parents have them in some half helmets. I have yet to see helmet they didn't work well...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-04-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,379
Posted By OuttaHere
The DRZ is Veronica, and my old Yamaha was Betty....

The DRZ is Veronica, and my old Yamaha was Betty. Betty was named for the song "Black Betty" and Veronica just sorta fit. Truck is named Gertrude because she's big, loud and not too pretty...
Forum: Face plant 11-20-2010, 12:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,893
Posted By OuttaHere
Heal quick! But follow your doc's...

Heal quick! But follow your doc's instructions...I didn't and spent an extra couple months in a cast...

As for the boots, I think it really depends on the type of accident. In this case, with a...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-14-2010, 08:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 27,971
Posted By OuttaHere
Personally, I'd rather they stick to what they...

Personally, I'd rather they stick to what they know so we don't end up with more of these out there... :huh

http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/model/OCC/occ_gander_mountain_bike.htm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,583
Posted By OuttaHere
Similar question, different surface - Hope I'm...

Similar question, different surface - Hope I'm not stepping on toes, but I have a similar question. On my commute, I cross a bridge that has a few normal expansion joints, and two large steel...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,317
Posted By OuttaHere
I always have a bungee net on the bike, and use...

I always have a bungee net on the bike, and use it a lot. For school/ small grocery runs I have a Sealline courier bag (haven't managed to get tomatoes home without bruising them in the bungee net)...
Forum: Face plant 09-15-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 21,744
Posted By OuttaHere
My deepest coldolences...:cry

My deepest coldolences...:cry
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,981
Posted By OuttaHere
I ride in A star Tech 10's all the time. My bike...

I ride in A star Tech 10's all the time. My bike hasn't seen much in the way of dirt either. Just commuting, and tooling around. For me, it is justified by the protection they offer. These things are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,310
Posted By OuttaHere
18 months ago, I over-cooked a corner and smashed...

18 months ago, I over-cooked a corner and smashed up my ankle pretty good...I was wearing 8" workbooks, and thought they would provide decent protection. I hit a concrete barricade at about 40km an...
Forum: Equipment 08-25-2010, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 845
Posted By OuttaHere
I've got Avon Roadriders on my drz, and they have...

I've got Avon Roadriders on my drz, and they have been okay on gravel and dirt... I haven't pushed it, or done anything too gnarly, but I am pleased with 'em. Pretty awesome on the street too.
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By OuttaHere
Yeah, I'd be in for that, for sure. Tons of info...

Yeah, I'd be in for that, for sure. Tons of info overlaps, but there are some things that are specific. Plus, pics are good! Also, I had never heard of supermotojunkie...thanks, now I can waste even...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-09-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10,256
Views: 3,304,026
Posted By OuttaHere
http://i867.photobucket.com/albums/ab231/Cammonks/...

http://i867.photobucket.com/albums/ab231/Cammonks/motorcycletrip2010021.jpg

My 09 DR-Z SM, loaded for a 4 day trip.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-09-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 556,649
Posted By OuttaHere
http://i867.photobucket.com/albums/ab231/Cammonks/...

http://i867.photobucket.com/albums/ab231/Cammonks/motorcycletrip2010016.jpg

In Princeton, BC on day one of a pretty cool trip.
Forum: Thumpers 08-04-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 24,537
Views: 4,230,184
Posted By OuttaHere
The Avon Roadriders rock! I picked mine up about...

The Avon Roadriders rock! I picked mine up about 4K km ago, and am thoroughly pleased with 'em. Grippy in the twistys and very little signs of wear so far. I expect to get pretty good mileage outta...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,276
Posted By OuttaHere
Fuel screw is the only thing really that could...

Fuel screw is the only thing really that could have been messed with, so try to turn it all the way in, and then out to where it should be...2.5 turns I think, but maybe someone can confirm that....
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-20-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,150
Posted By OuttaHere
Very cool panorama pic. Is that the Stave/Hayward...

Very cool panorama pic. Is that the Stave/Hayward area, or someplace else?
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By OuttaHere
A month or so ago I did a trip where we covered...

A month or so ago I did a trip where we covered 1500km in 3 and a half days...You get used to the seat...and you're always the first to suggest a break. I was worried about it, but found that if I...
Forum: The Garage 06-16-2010, 05:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,654
Posted By OuttaHere
All my tools are Husky, whick is available at...

All my tools are Husky, whick is available at Home Depot, and has a lifetime guarantee. Reasonably priced, and close to home...
Forum: Beasts 06-10-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 18,420
Posted By OuttaHere
So, stupid questions...what would be the best...

So, stupid questions...what would be the best choices for a DRZ400 SM (stock size f:120/70/17 r:140/70/17) without using the SM compound, which eliminates using a front-specific entirely... would I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,930
Posted By OuttaHere
I'm in the habit of using my horn all the time,...

I'm in the habit of using my horn all the time, from driving my work truck...quick beep before turning right, so pedestrians don't step off the curb in front of you. Last truck/bike through a light,...
Forum: Canada 02-20-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,797
Posted By OuttaHere
A few pictures from Friday morning...

A few pictures from Friday morning downtown...now, keep in mind, most of these are taken from a vehicle, either moving or using the dash as a tripod. Enjoy.
...
Forum: Canada 02-20-2010, 04:32 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 21,121
Posted By OuttaHere
Well said! :freaky

Well said! :freaky
Forum: The Garage 02-20-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,379
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 299,750
Posted By OuttaHere
Never belch inside your full-face helmet... :puke1

Never belch inside your full-face helmet... :puke1
Forum: Thumpers 02-18-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,446
Posted By OuttaHere
I was looking for a bike that could do it all,...

I was looking for a bike that could do it all, and I ended up with a Drz SM...I love it. Just rolled over the 1000km mark today, and it does everything I had hoped it would.

My commute is 40km...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,390
Posted By OuttaHere
It cuts similar to fibreglass...slowly, and takes...

It cuts similar to fibreglass...slowly, and takes some patience. You can't rush it, or you'll mess up the weave of the fabric.
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,928
Posted By OuttaHere
They've got no armour, but my dad has a pair of...

They've got no armour, but my dad has a pair of sailing gloves (not sure of the brand, but any marine store should have a reasonable selection) that are totally water and wind proof. Never been on...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,390
Posted By OuttaHere
Any fibreglass supply placee should have Kevlar,...

Any fibreglass supply placee should have Kevlar, in a few different weights and styles. Cost isn't ridiculous either, so if you can sew, you can make liners for your jeans. I'm thinking a double or...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,045
Posted By OuttaHere
On June 8th '09, I had a run-in with a concrete...

On June 8th '09, I had a run-in with a concrete barricade, and ended up with an undisplaced spiral fracture of my right fibula (outside ankle bone)...now, 7 months later, it's still not healed, still...
Forum: Thumpers 12-07-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 24,537
Views: 4,230,184
Posted By OuttaHere
I figure I'll say hi...Just picked up an '09...

I figure I'll say hi...Just picked up an '09 DRZ400SM this past week. Rolled it out the door of the dealership with .3km on the clock. It's all black and shiny...:D Looking forward to spring! Or at...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-09-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,918
Posted By OuttaHere
I've got a '78, and I really like it. It sounds...

I've got a '78, and I really like it. It sounds different than just about anything else out there, way better than a modern bike. I've got clubman bars on mine, so it's a little sportier riding...
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By OuttaHere
Bump for a few more opinions. Anyone out there...

Bump for a few more opinions. Anyone out there have a 400sm and use it for the highway? What's it like? What kind of impact does taller gearing have on the "quickness" of the bike? At this point I am...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,413
Posted By OuttaHere
It's a pretty tame trip, by the standars set...

It's a pretty tame trip, by the standars set here. Highway all the way, no dirt or side roads unless I search 'em out. If a new bike doesn't work it's self out by then, I'm taking my '78 Yamaha...
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