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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,273
Posted By aterry1067
Pulling the handles in a fighter jet has been...

Pulling the handles in a fighter jet has been likened to "committing suicide to keep from killing yourself." It is a very violent event and takes quite a while for the pilot to recover. They would...
Forum: Beasts 08-20-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3,770
Views: 689,640
Posted By aterry1067
Bar end mirrors finally did it for me. Finally...

Bar end mirrors finally did it for me. Finally got around to installing them this weekend and found it helped a lot..... '06 Wee.

$12 on amazon I think.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,977
Posted By aterry1067
LOL.... awesome. You could probably sell the...

LOL.... awesome. You could probably sell the chute for more money than you got out of the briefcase. I'm sure that particular chute would go for a ton at auction.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,378
Posted By aterry1067
Like the OP, I was master-and-commander of the 47...

Like the OP, I was master-and-commander of the 47 point left hand turn. Turning right was no problem, but left turns just got me all out of whack. Practice, practice, practice, and like someone...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,562
Posted By aterry1067
I'm kinda the same as Foxtrapper. If the palms...

I'm kinda the same as Foxtrapper. If the palms and fingers of the gloves are too thick, then I lose then sensation of touch and end up squeezing with a lot more force. I try to find gloves with...
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,828
Posted By aterry1067
Ford 300 6 cyl. So all that together, you're...

Ford 300 6 cyl. So all that together, you're out, $40? And a weekend? Sounds good.

LOL, just playing, I know it's a little more than $40. But it's still cheap in comparison. I agree with...
Forum: The Garage 04-05-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,232
Posted By aterry1067
Sounds like the fluid is bypassing somewhere....

Sounds like the fluid is bypassing somewhere. First suspect is the new master cylinder. You could tear the master cylinder apart and have a look at the rubber bits in there, especially around the...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 493
Posted By aterry1067
Just (only) learning to ride in the dirt? I would...

Just (only) learning to ride in the dirt? I would go ahead and get a full MX boot. For no other reason than, why not? It's the most protection you can buy. I wouldn't get the most expensive boot on...
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,338
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Views: 291,269
Posted By aterry1067
LOL...yeah I was kinda thinking the same thing,...

LOL...yeah I was kinda thinking the same thing, but thought it might be just me being a little anal. I don't reload ammo, but I have worked with and around quite a few munitions, including some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,457
Posted By aterry1067
I kept my home-of-record license (TN) the entire...

I kept my home-of-record license (TN) the entire time I was in the military (12 years) and it had even expired at one point. I was told by multiple LEO's and by someone from the base legal office...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,058
Posted By aterry1067
$500 in cosmetic parts unless you still have all...

$500 in cosmetic parts unless you still have all the originals, a lot of cleaning, and a little tlc and it would be back to a $2500+ bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,957
Posted By aterry1067
Holy cow, that's a pricey model! I think I would...

Holy cow, that's a pricey model! I think I would rent one a few times before I pulled the trigger, to make sure it's what made me happy.

How about kite boarding? Wind surfing? Paddle boarding?
...
Forum: The Garage 03-26-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,204
Posted By aterry1067
I use a chain cleaner spray from a bicycle shop...

I use a chain cleaner spray from a bicycle shop to clean the chain, and a white zincy stuff to lube the chain. It stays white. After using it, my sprocket still turns and my chain, and that drives my...
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 19,284
Posted By aterry1067
kilometers

kilometers
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 20,021
Posted By aterry1067
older ktm 500

This has been on the local CL for a month now. Started at $2K and now at $1400 or make offer.

I don't know anything about it, and I don't know anything about older KTM's, but others might. Says...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 867
Posted By aterry1067
LOL...Is this kinda like the first scratch on the...

LOL...Is this kinda like the first scratch on the bike? When I first got my RT, I was soooo worried about getting a scratch on it. Then I tipped it over trying to push it around in a parking spot. It...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By aterry1067
Sams on Rancho. Mind you, I moved from Vegas in...

Sams on Rancho. Mind you, I moved from Vegas in 2009, but Sams was my goto place for parts or supplies. Not a big shop, but great people, if they don't have it they can order it, and the people...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 19,284
Posted By aterry1067
Just ordered a set of PR3's for the BMW R1100RT,...

Just ordered a set of PR3's for the BMW R1100RT, which has an 18" rear wheel. I was set to order the PR4's, but it seems they have dropped the 18" rear tire size. I can see that the 18" rear size is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,604
Posted By aterry1067
LOL... I was there on a d-tracker and rounded the...

LOL... I was there on a d-tracker and rounded the corner to find several water buffalo walking around in the road. They were not about to get in any hurry on my account. I went around them, very...
Forum: The Garage 03-16-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,222
Posted By aterry1067
I actually thought it looked quite painful. Yes,...

I actually thought it looked quite painful. Yes, it was fast, considering he was doing it by hand and at the track. I am not trying to take anything from the guy. He certainly knows what he is doing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,036
Posted By aterry1067
Hmmmm.....if I were to design the perfect parking...

Hmmmm.....if I were to design the perfect parking lot, the priority parking would be handicap, expectant moms, active duty military in uniform, electric vehicles with free charging, 2 wheeled...
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,068
Posted By aterry1067
I'm happy with the two sets of Firestone...

I'm happy with the two sets of Firestone Destinations that I have had so far. The first were the Destination LE on a 2wd Chevy pick-up. Quiet, great in the rain and snow, smooth, and didn't cost a...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,222
Posted By aterry1067
I'm kinda with nailhead. Yes, I CAN breakdown and...

I'm kinda with nailhead. Yes, I CAN breakdown and change a tire on the trail if I have to. I have the tools and the know-how to do it. But if I am not on the trail (or deserted road), then I don't...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 953
Posted By aterry1067
Along the same lines is this...

Along the same lines is this (http://www.ourcoop.com/productcatalog/Main/Item.aspx?fl=445&ii=374485&mod=I&stx=wire%20saw&midsc=wire%20saw) wire saw. Farmers will use it to de-horn cattle. I haven't...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,631
Posted By aterry1067
I like the Lee Parks designs for summertime...

I like the Lee Parks designs for summertime gloves. I have the Deer Tours. They aren't gauntlet, but I like them for me. I tried on the gauntlets and they were comfortable too. Aerostich makes gloves...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-09-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 33,138
Views: 8,080,297
Posted By aterry1067
that's actually really good to hear. I know the...

that's actually really good to hear. I know the sunsphere was up for lease quite a few times after the fair, seemingly falling to restaurants.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-09-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9,280
Views: 1,857,151
Posted By aterry1067
I'm betting the scooter folk would be 100%...

I'm betting the scooter folk would be 100% understanding.

And I'm willing to bet you daughter would be a lot more understanding than which you give her credit.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-09-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,782
Posted By aterry1067
Do you have testicles, or did you give them to...

Do you have testicles, or did you give them to your wife?


LOL... just kidding of course. I have no doubt that you could leave me behind on a sport bike. It proves the theory that everyone...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-09-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,782
Posted By aterry1067
And that's the issue. The older you get, the...

And that's the issue.

The older you get, the more that becomes an issue.


Believe me, I can always be as fast as I once was......once. I can't do it as long as I used to. I, at 41, I have no...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-09-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,672
Posted By aterry1067
Holy shit that's about the most accurate...

Holy shit that's about the most accurate description I have read yet.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-09-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 33,138
Views: 8,080,297
Posted By aterry1067
....slum? I only say that...

....slum?



I only say that because I was AT that worlds fair, and I grew up there. Not there now, of course.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-09-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9,280
Views: 1,857,151
Posted By aterry1067
Have to share my only HD experience here. ...

Have to share my only HD experience here.


I ride a 2000 BM R1100RT. The guy I was riding with was on a 1996 BMW R1100RT.


We pull in for gas in true HD country. There is a guy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-09-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,672
Posted By aterry1067
For right now, for ME, it would be my R1100RT...

For right now, for ME, it would be my R1100RT BMW. I've had a few bikes since I have bought this one, and it is the one that still remains. Easy maintenance, Reliable as a brick as long as you keep...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-09-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,782
Posted By aterry1067
LOL....Awesome. I was going to suggest "not being...

LOL....Awesome. I was going to suggest "not being a dick" to get a serious answer, but it seems my fellow adv posters here have taken care of that. I think "Dirty Bike" is being rather nice.

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-09-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,399
Posted By aterry1067
LOL...I love these. Truth is, when people say...

LOL...I love these. Truth is, when people say they "always" outrun traffic, they are 99.999% bullshit couch potatoes or 100% idiots.


The only way to outrun traffic is to leave pavement; which...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By aterry1067
Just curious, what hitch mount are you looking...

Just curious, what hitch mount are you looking at, and what kind of vehicle would be the pack-mule? I would LOVE to do this with my wee, but have been looking at 250 dualsports for a lighter bike.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 623
Posted By aterry1067
I was going to suggest this...

I was going to suggest this (http://www.twistedthrottle.com/electrical-connection-led-motorcycle-battery-voltage-monitor-flush-mount-kit), because I installed it on my wee strom and really like it....
Forum: The Garage 03-08-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,370
Posted By aterry1067
Im sure you could get a little creative with...

Im sure you could get a little creative with something like this...
Forum: The Garage 03-05-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,782
Posted By aterry1067
Speaking of aircraft, and my disdain for wiring...

Speaking of aircraft, and my disdain for wiring issues, I was actually quite proud of myself this evening. I was able to accurately narrow down a wiring issue on an aircraft that has been giving us...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-27-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,796
Posted By aterry1067
.............and yet, here I am, facing this...

.............and yet, here I am, facing this question yet again.

Where to go? Any updated conversation pieces?

If I stay in the US, I will buy a 250 DS bike to tag along on the back of the...
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