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Forum: Racing Yesterday, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 142,272
Posted By AlsoRan
Because the crews have to pack up and start their...

Because the crews have to pack up and start their drive all the way back to Vegas. :lol3

Or they are competing for air-time with the NASCAR race that starts after the supercross?
Forum: Racing 04-19-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 15,107
Posted By AlsoRan
Thumbs down Wow that's a rare mistake. Except for the one guy...

Wow that's a rare mistake. Except for the one guy towards the end of the vid, the rest in the pit just turned away...didn't even ask if ok. Callous for sure.
Forum: Racing 03-23-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 142,272
Posted By AlsoRan
I remember that 1992 USGP. There was a back...

I remember that 1992 USGP. There was a back section at Glen Helen about 1/3 of a lap from the start - a long straight into a tight 180 degree left hand and then up a short section before a step up. I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-20-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 23,260
Posted By AlsoRan
I have these Shock Sox, I didn't think they would...

I have these Shock Sox, I didn't think they would last but I'm surprised at their durability a year later...

http://bermmotorsports.com/collections/dirt-shock-sox
Forum: Racing 03-06-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 15,107
Posted By AlsoRan
Thats funny! It's got to be better than...

Thats funny!

It's got to be better than "Chiroli, Chiroli, Chiroli, Chiroli, Chiroli"….
Forum: Racing 03-06-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 15,107
Posted By AlsoRan
CBS Sports here has the MotoGP during that time...

CBS Sports here has the MotoGP during that time slot. But the MXGP shows up at 4pm. Wait until daylight savings kicks in and throws the who thing off again. :lol3
Forum: Racing 03-04-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 15,107
Posted By AlsoRan
Doesn't look like there is any TV coverage of the...

Doesn't look like there is any TV coverage of the MXGP this week as originally suggested. Ratings must have been in the tank, not surprised actually. One thing that rambling commentator must have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 11,917
Posted By AlsoRan
" I was leading the Barstow-to-Vegas and then all...

" I was leading the Barstow-to-Vegas and then all of a sudden...."
Forum: Racing 02-22-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,994
Posted By AlsoRan
Did you ride or race during those years? If you...

Did you ride or race during those years? If you raced for that long then you know what it takes to get in shape -even if your just going for a finish. I would go for it if you can.
Forum: Racing 02-20-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 142,272
Posted By AlsoRan
Just read in Cycle News that CBS Sports Network...

Just read in Cycle News that CBS Sports Network will air same-day (delayed) coverage of the GP's. Except the last round at Glen Helen will air live.
Forum: Racing 02-15-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 142,272
Posted By AlsoRan
Great pics.:thumb Maybe your raced against...

Great pics.:thumb

Maybe your raced against Sue Fish? I remember from the west coast races she was FAST. Later Mercedes Gonzales blazing speed as well.
Forum: Racing 02-15-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 142,272
Posted By AlsoRan
That 450 has some snap! Well they all do…glad...

That 450 has some snap! Well they all do…glad Canard missed the bike.

By the way, good photo of you racing your IT175 back in the day. I added a photo - probably the same place.
Forum: Racing 02-14-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 142,272
Posted By AlsoRan
:eek1 Wow those guys (and gals) are good!...

:eek1

Wow those guys (and gals) are good! Just upshift and pin-it…:lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-09-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 121,297
Posted By AlsoRan
Hey Dudsamoto! speaking of the IT175 - it looks...

Hey Dudsamoto! speaking of the IT175 - it looks like you were also one of the "pioneers" of running this bike in the desert before the cat got out of the bag. Chuck Miller was another one.
...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,312
Posted By AlsoRan
Best place: rideonadv.com Honest & helpful -...

Best place: rideonadv.com

Honest & helpful - even after the sale.
Forum: Racing 02-08-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 142,272
Posted By AlsoRan
Fading in a night race by the beach in 65 degree...

Fading in a night race by the beach in 65 degree weather? :scratch

Got some work to do before the outdoors in Texas. :lol3
Forum: Racing 01-28-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 142,272
Posted By AlsoRan
It was mentioned in this weeks Cycle News. Some...

It was mentioned in this weeks Cycle News. Some quotes concerning the black flag and litigation.
Forum: Racing 01-27-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 142,272
Posted By AlsoRan
Just read that Reed is not over the black flag...

Just read that Reed is not over the black flag and is suing. The drama continues...:lurk
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-26-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,985
Posted By AlsoRan
Normally average 48 with a max of 51 MPG. I do...

Normally average 48 with a max of 51 MPG. I do not ride it up to redline all the time but typically just cruise. If pushing 75 MPH and slightly uphill then it will drop to about 46.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-25-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 27,751
Views: 5,507,336
Posted By AlsoRan
My 2012's clutch vibes were getting worse but...

My 2012's clutch vibes were getting worse but after changing to the 2014 clutch basket all vibes relating to the basket are gone. The bike is much smoother now. No more trying to avoid the 3,200 RPM...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-13-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 10,023
Posted By AlsoRan
WOW what a great deal! Way to go! That bike will...

WOW what a great deal! Way to go! That bike will get better with age, enjoy the worry free miles ahead. :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-27-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 27,751
Views: 5,507,336
Posted By AlsoRan
The manual machining days were fun stuff, throw...

The manual machining days were fun stuff, throw in variable speed, power feed, digital readout etc. and it was a true craft! Now at the push of a button you watch the machine trochoidal mill or...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-16-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 27,751
Views: 5,507,336
Posted By AlsoRan
With the milage you have it could be the clutch...

With the milage you have it could be the clutch basket. It's a new design for 2014. The new basket will fit your 2012 and it makes a big difference in reducing vibration under load.

You can check...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-15-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27,751
Views: 5,507,336
Posted By AlsoRan
The new basket and the old basket are exactly the...

The new basket and the old basket are exactly the same, well +/- .002. I checked the linear dimensions before installation. Also the nut is a closer tolerance "fine" thread which likely will be close...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 19,698
Posted By AlsoRan
Several years ago I mentioned to my boss who was...

Several years ago I mentioned to my boss who was from Sweden that I rode a motorcycle called a "Husk-var-na", he looked at me puzzled and then said oh you mean a "Yoou-sk-varna". I backed away from...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,243
Posted By AlsoRan
Those were the days! The old two stroke would...

Those were the days! The old two stroke would clearly speak it's own language, one we used to sometimes curse back then but now look back on as some of the fondest memories of riding a motorcycle....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,243
Posted By AlsoRan
Gets it started - running rich (lot's of blue...

Gets it started - running rich (lot's of blue smoke), starts to clean out -- then it cleans out, then quits. Repeat process...:lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-15-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,829
Posted By AlsoRan
I would not get the warranty. Besides that kind...

I would not get the warranty. Besides that kind of money will buy a lot of Super Tenere gas!

Your going to like that bike!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 07-03-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 27,751
Views: 5,507,336
Posted By AlsoRan
The bike has fork skins so it just looks like...

The bike has fork skins so it just looks like that.

Pluric can chime-in to define "fork skins". :lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-24-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 27,751
Views: 5,507,336
Posted By AlsoRan
If your not worried about the looks, you can zip...

If your not worried about the looks, you can zip tie them and once they corrode a bit you won't have to touch them. Cheaper than loctite. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,219
Posted By AlsoRan
Your probably thinking district 37 in So Cal.? I...

Your probably thinking district 37 in So Cal.? I used to race the "C" bike class (0-200cc) back in the day a few years earlier than 96 though (70-80s), wore out some bikes but 3 were YZ125's. Top...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-14-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27,751
Views: 5,507,336
Posted By AlsoRan
I've got them but not yet set up to post PIX on...

I've got them but not yet set up to post PIX on this site. They look great.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,182
Posted By AlsoRan
The bike should go in straight on the drivers...

The bike should go in straight on the drivers (left) side of the bed. That way when your driving you can see out the cabs review mirror and you vision is not blocked. If the tailgate won't close then...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-30-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 27,751
Views: 5,507,336
Posted By AlsoRan
And there is a mod for that too. Little known but...

And there is a mod for that too. Little known but it's out there by request. Keep the hard hitting "Gen-2" S-mode for a drag race and also have a T with no restrictions or hesitation and good power...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-24-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9,411
Views: 2,201,864
Posted By AlsoRan
I remember my first beer too. :lol3

I remember my first beer too. :lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-20-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5,004
Views: 1,868,236
Posted By AlsoRan
Ok...now that's funny! :lol3

Ok...now that's funny! :lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-14-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 69,496
Posted By AlsoRan
Super Tenere in Cycle News

Excellent write up about the 2014 Super Tenere in this weeks Cycle News...

http://cyclenews.uberflip.com/i/295587
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-30-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 27,751
Views: 5,507,336
Posted By AlsoRan
The Kaoko works great it just takes some getting...

The Kaoko works great it just takes some getting used to. Easy to operate though. Good for fine tuning throttle friction to lock in or create some drag. It fits the bike well.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-17-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3,140
Views: 1,209,182
Posted By AlsoRan
Thumb I know that jump! Indian Dunes "Shadow Glen"...

I know that jump! Indian Dunes "Shadow Glen" track…right hand sweeper onto a small straight (next to the fence) and over that jump, then a flat landing into a left turn. Small berm on the outside....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-11-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 27,751
Views: 5,507,336
Posted By AlsoRan
I've been down all those roads too and with a...

I've been down all those roads too and with a first generation XD (the worst of them I think), including sanding a 1.5" radius on both corners of the visor to keep it from bending down in a side...
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