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Forum: The Garage 09-02-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 390
Posted By achtung3
Lower fornt forks protection

Anyone has any suggestion in how can I protect the lower front forks from road pittings?

Does anyone knows if there is a heavy thick paint or a product that can be painted or sprayed on for...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,687
Posted By achtung3
Alpine drystar ST-1. 1st hand experience...

Alpine drystar ST-1.

1st hand experience with it, and I have no other suggestion, it kept my hands dry thru storms, drizzle and just plain downpour, (3hrs) was the longest ride in constant rainy...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,069
Posted By achtung3
No wash it, spray paint and put dent on tank.

No wash it, spray paint and put dent on tank.
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,158
Posted By achtung3
Maybe simple cotton Haynes? At least I have no...

Maybe simple cotton Haynes? At least I have no problems riding with mine, boxers or briefs, I have quite a few miles first hand experience with my undies and no complaint.

It could be your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,562
Posted By achtung3
Getting old is no fun! I condition myself...

Getting old is no fun!

I condition myself before long trips and it has helped me every time.

Walking everyday for 1hr does the trick for me.
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,350
Posted By achtung3
I would not expect Motec or TT to replace the...

I would not expect Motec or TT to replace the bag if it came with used bike, I would ask them for help but not expect it.

I believe in taking responsibility.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-09-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,703
Posted By achtung3
Hey Ivantheterrible, if you buy the bike send me...

Hey Ivantheterrible, if you buy the bike send me post and I'll walk you thru the spline lubing process, I did it on K75 and it wasn't any difficult task.

If you can you should get a hold of a copy...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-03-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,251
Posted By achtung3
I hate you!:huh and pay you $501 for the bike and...

I hate you!:huh and pay you $501 for the bike and don't need haggling.

Great find, a good wash and cleaning you will enjoy this for lifetime, assuming the motor and transmission is not fried.
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,500
Posted By achtung3
I have a LiFePo on my sportsbike for about 2yrs...

I have a LiFePo on my sportsbike for about 2yrs and I like it, there is just one little thing- first start of the bike-if the battery is cold it will not start my bike, it needs to be warmed up a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,385
Posted By achtung3
I had an incident on a twisty road once, luckily...

I had an incident on a twisty road once, luckily not a spill, it was a very hot day and the tar snake was soft, now I slow down when I see one, specially when is a hot day.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-06-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 33,085
Views: 8,064,727
Posted By achtung3
NCStephen What a beautiful picture:clap I...

NCStephen


What a beautiful picture:clap I must say it is gorgeous! I'd have a poster made and frame it for my living room.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,543
Posted By achtung3
First of all, when I ride this is my rule: a...

First of all, when I ride this is my rule: a motorcycle is no match on the road, it will always be the looser if you have an accident, even if you have the right of way.:huh

Large vehicles moves...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 33,085
Views: 8,064,727
Posted By achtung3
This is a terrible thing to see! I am sorry...

This is a terrible thing to see!

I am sorry for the innocent driver, the only good thing-he was driving a car and not riding a motorcycle.
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,599
Posted By achtung3
[QUOTE=Superzoom;23958738]For my tours, I can...

[QUOTE=Superzoom;23958738]For my tours, I can always count on "PLENTY."

[I've ridden through lots of all day, steady rains, where anything that is not truly waterproof is going to leak.]

...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,599
Posted By achtung3
How much rain are you going to be riding in? ...

How much rain are you going to be riding in?

I had asked the same question before my trip and settled for a tank bag with rain cover, and it worked fine on my 21 day trip, which the 16 days-...
Forum: The Garage 04-13-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,884
Posted By achtung3
Pretty cool! Very ingenious and affordable.:clap

Pretty cool! Very ingenious and affordable.:clap
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,441
Posted By achtung3
Alpine star ST-1, drystar, proven thru downpours...

Alpine star ST-1, drystar, proven thru downpours and showers, not a drop on my hands, not too expensive either.:D

It was my brother's gift, and it worked on a 21 day trip, 1/4 to 1/2 days every...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,365
Posted By achtung3
Here in the Central Coast Ca most of the times...

Here in the Central Coast Ca most of the times NO, and seldom it registers.

I talked to one Policeman and he said that if is safe you may initiate a turn on red but he said: As a police officer he...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,707
Posted By achtung3
Very cleaver way to load the bike. I give him...

Very cleaver way to load the bike. I give him credit for the contraption.
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By achtung3
Try Schubert or AGV or Bell.

Try Schubert or AGV or Bell.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,840
Posted By achtung3
In and Out has great burgers and fries, I like...

In and Out has great burgers and fries, I like them.

Oh! Not about burgers!

My one piece suit won't fit in, it is a problem because there is a slit open between the two velcro snaps, and it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,798
Posted By achtung3
Not smart. He had total control of the situation,...

Not smart. He had total control of the situation, his choice.

Car and bikes, cars ALWAYS win!

As matter of fact bikes don't win most of the times.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 33,085
Views: 8,064,727
Posted By achtung3
Is this in one of the British driving Countries?

Is this in one of the British driving Countries?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,869
Posted By achtung3
The road was clearly marked in red "SLOW" and...

The road was clearly marked in red "SLOW" and someone just did not follow the rules and almost killed a driver and more, irresponsible rider.

I sure wished he'd be a darwin award winner.

I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,131
Posted By achtung3
It sucks! I feel for the guy, it is a nice...

It sucks!
I feel for the guy, it is a nice bike, with some repairs it should be good as new.:cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,884
Posted By achtung3
Worst thing about riding a motorcycle to me is:...

Worst thing about riding a motorcycle to me is: dropping it! Normally because it is too heavy for me to pick it up, and some help is always a good thing.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 116,120
Posted By achtung3
Roundtripping, Look at post #1381. This past...

Roundtripping, Look at post #1381.

This past weekend Space #16

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2852/13269379035_dd483ac577_c.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3,775
Views: 832,653
Posted By achtung3
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3681/13270763355_9fa...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3681/13270763355_9fa3bb09c6_c.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,718
Views: 408,178
Posted By achtung3
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3792/13270742073_bbb...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3792/13270742073_bbb2be345a_c.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,447
Posted By achtung3
Whenever I feel like, photos, pit stop, snack...

Whenever I feel like, photos, pit stop, snack time, water time????:1drink

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3673/13270639653_1ffd3d3659_c.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 116,120
Posted By achtung3
Lippingcott rd

Lippingcott rd
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 45,151
Posted By achtung3
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3682/13270381213_5c5...

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3682/13270381213_5c5ce1f37c_c.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10,130
Views: 3,226,319
Posted By achtung3
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7063/13270309143_69c...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7063/13270309143_69cdda8e83_c.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,020
Views: 759,985
Posted By achtung3
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7026/13270308384_66e...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7026/13270308384_66e1aa129a_c.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 116,120
Posted By achtung3
Just got back from Death Valley 4 day weekend,...

Just got back from Death Valley 4 day weekend, found out that Saline Valley Rd to racetrack has a portion that has thick sand and very loose gravel and a narrow stretch that is a bit too much for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-12-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 116,120
Posted By achtung3
Planning to head out tomorrow from Central Coast.

Planning to head out tomorrow from Central Coast.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-12-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 389
Posted By achtung3
Overpriced.

Overpriced.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-11-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 116,120
Posted By achtung3
Thanks, I feel better now. How about going...

Thanks, I feel better now.

How about going the other direction, West to East on Saline Valley rd and Lippincott rd, Panaming Springs side to Racetrack dry bed lake.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-11-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 116,120
Posted By achtung3
Thank, I hope is not like the pics above my...

Thank, I hope is not like the pics above my response thread, I don't like picking up my bike, it is heavy for me, despite that I have picked it up many times in the middle of nowhere.

Anyone else...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-11-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 116,120
Posted By achtung3
Anybody has any information regarding the road...

Anybody has any information regarding the road condition on racetrack valley road, I got a r1150 rockster with street tires.

Thanks for any information.
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