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Forum: Beasts 09-13-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,649
Posted By crevans
Is that an Autobot or Decepticon? :rofl

Is that an Autobot or Decepticon? :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2007, 06:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,614
Posted By crevans
I wear my gear over my work clothes. Depending...

I wear my gear over my work clothes. Depending on how picky they are about "Business Casual" (and they're a bit formal here, being a law firm) you might have to bring shoes with you. I wear...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,038
Posted By crevans
2 weeks after I first started riding, I followed...

2 weeks after I first started riding, I followed my brother up into the mountains from Atlanta to Deal's Gap, then the Cherohala Skyway, him on his GSX-R1000 (he'd been riding for a good 5 years...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,433
Posted By crevans
Very cool! Also, I thought I was the only...

Very cool!

Also, I thought I was the only DL650 owner with a large MotoFizz bag on the back! Not only that, but I also switched from a big scoot to the DL650 - my last bike was a Honda Silverwing...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,458
Posted By crevans
Awesome. Just awesome.:clap Hey, are those...

Awesome. Just awesome.:clap

Hey, are those the same boots he's wearin', 57 years later?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,376
Posted By crevans
Just a slight rant about the term "accident" and...

Just a slight rant about the term "accident" and especially the way the local newscasters report collisions around here.

IMHO, if it could have been avoided if one or both parties were paying...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,794
Posted By crevans
http://world.honda.com/news/2005/photo/2051019/ima...

http://world.honda.com/news/2005/photo/2051019/images/01.jpg (http://world.honda.com/news/2005/photo/2051019/images/01.jpg)

And a linky: http://world.honda.com/news/2005/2051019.html

Having...
Forum: Beasts 07-16-2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,794
Posted By crevans
Emphasis added to show why Stroms aren't selling...

Emphasis added to show why Stroms aren't selling well in most of the US. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,928
Posted By crevans
I guess I'm some sort of freak or something, but...

I guess I'm some sort of freak or something, but from day one of riding motorcycles, I've never had a problem with fixating (of course, now I've jinxed myself). I look through my turns and...
Forum: Face plant 06-04-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,546
Posted By crevans
:eek2 I don't think I've ever seen a pick up...

:eek2 I don't think I've ever seen a pick up split in two like that before! I wonder what the root cause of it all was...
Forum: Beasts 05-31-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,241
Posted By crevans
I took a looooong look at the 620 Multi before...

I took a looooong look at the 620 Multi before settling on the 07 Wee. The mini multi is an AMAZING bike to ride, but I just couldn't get over the fuel range or desmo valve maintenance.

I love...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-31-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,987
Posted By crevans
The other thing those of you who park in the...

The other thing those of you who park in the hatched area of handicapped spots should consider is that those using that space are also often elderly and prone to thinking the car is in reverse when...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,279
Posted By crevans
On two lane roads, if I'm very familiar with the...

On two lane roads, if I'm very familiar with the road and know where to expect hazards and where the best places for a po-po to hide, I've been know to wind the motor up more than a little. On less...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2007, 01:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,589
Posted By crevans
Here's a squidly scenario for you: On my way...

Here's a squidly scenario for you:
On my way home from work, there's a long 35mph 270 degree decreasing radius onramp that most cars take at about 50. I'm doing around 65 on the DL650 in the middle...
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2007, 07:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,448
Posted By crevans
Now that's a front page photo if ever I saw one! ...

Now that's a front page photo if ever I saw one! :eek2
Forum: Face plant 04-25-2007, 07:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,311
Posted By crevans
+1000010101034981340238974982374908127490. 'Nuff...

+1000010101034981340238974982374908127490. 'Nuff said. My daily commute here in Atlanta is 20 miles of GA-400 and a few miles of the downtown connector. No quarter asked, none given, control your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,218
Posted By crevans
I commute about 90% of the time on my DL650 -...

I commute about 90% of the time on my DL650 - rain, cold, heat, whatever. The exception is when it's going to be both wet and possibly cold enough to freeze or when it's raining HARD and there's...
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2007, 07:47 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,502
Posted By crevans
+1 on Motul 5100. Great additive package in that...

+1 on Motul 5100. Great additive package in that stuff.
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2007, 07:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 17,529
Posted By crevans
Maybe I'm a mechanical moron but...

Maybe I'm a mechanical moron but...
Forum: Beasts 04-24-2007, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,439
Posted By crevans
On my 07 DL650: 47mpg average - lowest tank...

On my 07 DL650:

47mpg average - lowest tank was 39mpg, highest tank was 61mpg. Stock screen in the highest position, large MotoFizz duffel on the cargo rack, and my 6'4 275 pound self on the...
Forum: Face plant 04-24-2007, 07:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,311
Posted By crevans
+1, if you ride in heavy traffic, it is...

+1, if you ride in heavy traffic, it is impossible to stay out of the danger zones 100% of the time. The important thing is to know when you're in them and have an escape route in mind, even if it's...
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 22,676
Posted By crevans
I meant the whole spontaeneous combustion thing,...

I meant the whole spontaeneous combustion thing, but I do hope they gave you a new bike out of the deal. If that ain't a warranty issue, I don't know what is.
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2007, 07:15 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 22,676
Posted By crevans
Oh the humanity! I vote for front page. I...

Oh the humanity! I vote for front page.

I don't suppose BMW told you "It's normal, they all do that"? :oscar

Seriously though, glad you're ok, and even more glad you had a camera.
Forum: Beasts 04-03-2007, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,223
Posted By crevans
I believe you're looking for this:...

I believe you're looking for this: http://www.maxxis.com/products/motorcycle/product_detail.asp?id=5436
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2007, 06:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,079
Posted By crevans
I'm pretty sure I bumped into him and his wife...

I'm pretty sure I bumped into him and his wife along with a group of 3 other megascoots in the summer of 2005 at the dam at Lake Powell, then again the next morning at Bryce Canyon. He looks awfully...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2007, 07:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,387
Posted By crevans
I don't know WTF it is about this town that...

I don't know WTF it is about this town that whatever meager driving skills the cagers have just up and disappears on a Friday night, even before the boozing hours...

285 is bad, especially around...
Forum: The Garage 03-21-2007, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,164
Posted By crevans
Well, if you've got fuel and spark, that only...

Well, if you've got fuel and spark, that only leaves air and compression.

It might help to know what make and model of bike you're having trouble with too...
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,729
Posted By crevans
I doubt that's the cause of your particular...

I doubt that's the cause of your particular problem, but yes, the bike shifts smoother with a properly adjusted chain.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,460
Posted By crevans
How can you go wrong? It's written by Suzuki! ...

How can you go wrong? It's written by Suzuki! :thumb:lol3
Forum: Face plant 03-19-2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,757
Posted By crevans
Bonus points if you carved a DOT logo in the...

Bonus points if you carved a DOT logo in the 'melon melon bucket. :clap
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,919
Posted By crevans
+Infinity. I've had a pair of the 365s since...

+Infinity. I've had a pair of the 365s since they came out, almost 40,000 miles now, and while the black is fading and the palms are dirty, there is otherwise almost NO wear on these gloves. ...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,205
Posted By crevans
The holy trinity of engine configurations, IMHO,...

The holy trinity of engine configurations, IMHO, and in no particular order:

90 degree twins. DLs, SVs, Ducatis, it doesn't matter. Great powerbands, great noises.

Inline 3s. Triumph is on...
Forum: Beasts 03-16-2007, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,113
Posted By crevans
Any idea if that'll fit the 07s? Also, I've...

Any idea if that'll fit the 07s? Also, I've heard that you can't run a full Leo Vince setup on the 650 if you have a centerstand installed; any truth to that? :ear
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,387
Posted By crevans
I damn near got splatted on 400 on my way to work...

I damn near got splatted on 400 on my way to work this afternoon. I was in the far left lane, passing and nearly even with the driver's door of a Dodge Ram when he decides, without even glancing,...
Forum: Hacks 03-09-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,485
Posted By crevans
Ouch.

Their heads appear to be halfway in the glass, the driver's ankle is pretty bent, and the passenger appears to have broken all the bones in their legs in order to fit them behind the driver. At...
Forum: Hacks 03-08-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,485
Posted By crevans
Either that is an ENORMOUS front wheel, or that...

Either that is an ENORMOUS front wheel, or that dude is about 3ft tall. I'll admit I want one though. Assuming it accomodates someone taller than 3ft.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-08-2007, 06:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,928
Posted By crevans
The worst was when I drove a friend's AT...

The worst was when I drove a friend's AT suburban. My left foot hunted for the clutch and found the parking brake. :doh
Forum: Beasts 03-06-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 983
Posted By crevans
http://www.560sec.com/albums/944-LT1/beating_a_dea...

http://www.560sec.com/albums/944-LT1/beating_a_dead_horse.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2007, 05:58 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 14,746
Posted By crevans
My previous bike\scooter. Laugh all you like, I...

My previous bike\scooter. Laugh all you like, I did 6500 miles in 8 days on the thing during this trip. 55 liters of storage under the seat, about 90 in the seat bag:...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,480
Posted By crevans
:eek2 Hell no! She can go to the damn gas...

:eek2 Hell no! She can go to the damn gas station for directions if she's going to try running me off the road.

If a guy did that, I'd be tempted to clock him!
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