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Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,469
Posted By WYO George
Very nice work, thanks for sharing. :freaky

Very nice work, thanks for sharing. :freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By WYO George
I'm a fan of River's End Campground on Tybee...

I'm a fan of River's End Campground on Tybee Island myself, but it's a few blocks off the beach and can get a bit crowded. We always get a cabin while there, not sure how it is to tent camp.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-21-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By WYO George
I'm glad to hear you made it OK. There's a couple...

I'm glad to hear you made it OK. There's a couple nice dealerships in Rapid. :freaky
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-20-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 373
Posted By WYO George
Glad your taken care of. I'm about 160 miles...

Glad your taken care of. I'm about 160 miles north of Laramie and was going to offer parking at my place if you need it. Have a safe trip and if you need help around the Casper/Glenrock area let me...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-20-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By WYO George
I'm thinking SD. I can't find a Custer, WY on my...

I'm thinking SD. I can't find a Custer, WY on my wall map. Custer SD is about 3 hours to me and I have no cable, but I'll call the dealership in Casper tomorrow. If they have it I'll ride to Casper...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 96,080
Views: 18,108,736
Posted By WYO George
Odd, but good tires from all I've read. I'll be...

Odd, but good tires from all I've read. I'll be trying them when my current supply dries up
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 96,080
Views: 18,108,736
Posted By WYO George
Did they change the tread pattern or is it a...

Did they change the tread pattern or is it a different model Heidenau? I'm guessing one is the K60 and the other is the Scout?
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-19-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,334
Posted By WYO George
I'm glad you enjoyed it!

I'm glad you enjoyed it!
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,334
Posted By WYO George
Well, it's been a while since I posted a day trip...

Well, it's been a while since I posted a day trip so here's my little 48.8 mile trip around the "neighborhood" from today. Apologies in advance for the crummy pics, I decided to leave the tank bag at...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,855
Posted By WYO George
Very nice area, I gotta get out that'a way...

Very nice area, I gotta get out that'a way sometime.

G
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,640
Posted By WYO George
The top case may have been part of the issue, but...

The top case may have been part of the issue, but mine had a top case (not factory, it was a givi monokey) and it didn't experience the problem. I'm thinking there may have been some quality control...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,640
Posted By WYO George
I find the ST1300 stability thing quite odd. One...

I find the ST1300 stability thing quite odd. One multiple occasions I had mine on the top side of 130mph for 15-20 miles non-stop and never had issue. The heat was a bit high, but no worse than...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,212
Posted By WYO George
I prefer a manual trans with clutch in my trucks,...

I prefer a manual trans with clutch in my trucks, cars and bikes. However, I'm willing to go auto on my cars if needed, but I won't own a truck or bike with an automatic. :D
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,640
Posted By WYO George
I really enjoyed my ST1300 for my trips around...

I really enjoyed my ST1300 for my trips around Wyoming, Colorado and Montana. The one thing the ST excels at is fuel capacity / range. I would regularly get 48mpg on it and the thing holds 7.7...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,245
Posted By WYO George
No worries, I'm medicated now so my brain is...

No worries, I'm medicated now so my brain is working a little slow! I'll probably read my posts tomorrow and go "what the hell does that mean?"

Stay safe
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,245
Posted By WYO George
I'm either missing your point or you missed mine,...

I'm either missing your point or you missed mine, it's probably me! I'm just saying that revenue is not part of the equation and I only say it because so many people like to refer to LEO's as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,245
Posted By WYO George
Speaking as former LEO (left a month ago for a...

Speaking as former LEO (left a month ago for a more relaxing job) my agency (rural Wyoming county) rarely gives tickets unless it's a repeat offense or safety thing. I've let folks off with verbal...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 211,511
Posted By WYO George
True, I was following my GPS and it tried to...

True, I was following my GPS and it tried to route me onto an imaginary road... :)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 211,511
Posted By WYO George
They aren't made for beauty, but neither is a...

They aren't made for beauty, but neither is a DR:D

I find a small one pretty handy for day to day riding. It gives me a place for my rain gear, spare tube, air compressor and first aid kit.

...
Forum: Americas 07-13-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,123
Posted By WYO George
I am planning to do it next year as well and will...

I am planning to do it next year as well and will be going north to south late summer.
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 96,080
Views: 18,108,736
Posted By WYO George
Riding boots for me. I crashed at 10mph once in...

Riding boots for me. I crashed at 10mph once in wolverine steel toe leather work boots and almost had to have my foot amputated. To this day it hurts every minute of every day and is fairly mangled....
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 11,655
Posted By WYO George
It's amazing that anyone ever left their driveway...

It's amazing that anyone ever left their driveway before EFI and expensive suspension...



Seriously though, I appreciate high tech goodies, I really do, but for a DS bike I prefer to keep it...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 701
Posted By WYO George
nevermind...

nevermind...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,797
Posted By WYO George
Gracious, that's a bigger engine than my bike!...

Gracious, that's a bigger engine than my bike! :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,797
Posted By WYO George
Hmmmm, maybe I should run law mower oil in it?

Hmmmm, maybe I should run law mower oil in it?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-10-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,797
Posted By WYO George
My bike only holds two quarts so what I do is...

My bike only holds two quarts so what I do is pour in one quart of Rotella Dino oil and one quart of Synthetic bike oil. That way I am covered no matter what conditions I am riding in. :deal
Forum: Old's Cool 07-10-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 782,549
Posted By WYO George
Very sharp, I'm diggin the white enough that I...

Very sharp, I'm diggin the white enough that I may have to copy you and paint mine white when I strip it down and rebuild it this winter. I also like the solo seat and rear rack, although I rarely...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-10-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 44,965
Posted By WYO George
I'll be sure to wear my good shirt so I look...

I'll be sure to wear my good shirt so I look presentable in your den:D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-09-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 44,965
Posted By WYO George
What a fun thread! Now I gotta get someone with a...

What a fun thread! Now I gotta get someone with a camera and see if I can survive stupid stuff again. I have a little bump in my back yard that I jump with the DR650 all the time. It's not much, but...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-09-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 782,549
Posted By WYO George
A couple years ago a friend dropped off his '83...

A couple years ago a friend dropped off his '83 GL1100I at my shop for me to get running. He gave me $200 cash for parts and said to call when I needed more and then we'd settle for labor when I was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-05-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,427
Posted By WYO George
Thanks! I'm ready to head out and go again, but...

Thanks! I'm ready to head out and go again, but instead I'm camping with the family at Rushmore the next few days
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-04-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,472
Posted By WYO George
I'm a big fan of the DR650 and have used mine for...

I'm a big fan of the DR650 and have used mine for mountain riding (nothing super technical yet) as well as 1700 miles in four days of mostly pavement. I think it's a great all around bike.

G
Forum: Airheads 07-04-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,388
Posted By WYO George
Ummmm....don't you mean in 511 years?...

Ummmm....don't you mean in 511 years? (2525-2014=511):rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 8,531
Views: 1,728,280
Posted By WYO George
My parent's neighbor in hillybilly town Georgia...

My parent's neighbor in hillybilly town Georgia is in his mid 40's and he hasn't had a license since ever. Then again he's spent a total of about 15 years of his life incarcerated for various crimes,...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-03-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2,657
Views: 782,549
Posted By WYO George
There's some nice bikes in here, especially for...

There's some nice bikes in here, especially for the price!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-02-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 492,624
Posted By WYO George
Shameless self promotion from my Lolo Pass ride: ...

Shameless self promotion from my Lolo Pass ride:

http://i1220.photobucket.com/albums/dd453/gstanfield/Motorcycle%20stuff/050.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,231
Posted By WYO George
I just returned from a 1700 mile, four day ride...

I just returned from a 1700 mile, four day ride on my DR and it did great on the highway, even running for several hours at 85+mph (true speed, indicated was around 95). I ran it as low as 1,200 ft...
Forum: Americas 07-01-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,201
Posted By WYO George
Very cool idea, I'm in

Very cool idea, I'm in
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-30-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,427
Posted By WYO George
I'll get more pics from Dave in a day or two....

I'll get more pics from Dave in a day or two. He's been pretty busy since we got back.

Funny you mention the fender, if you notice there's a bandanna tied around his forks. When riding in the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-29-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,427
Posted By WYO George
Day four, the race for home. Before I start...

Day four, the race for home.

Before I start the play by play on day four I just want to toss out some stats. During this one day we rode in three different states, two Indian reservations and a...
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