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Forum: Road warriors Today, 04:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,741
Posted By DC2wheels
Our current 2-up ride is a BMW K100RS4V (yeah a...

Our current 2-up ride is a BMW K100RS4V (yeah a 23 y.o. bike) with a Corbin Dual Tour seat and passenger backrest. We are good for 2-3 hours at a stretch.

Cathy doesn't ride herself but...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 08:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By DC2wheels
Shorter sidewall on the 60 series tire. So.... ...

Shorter sidewall on the 60 series tire. So....

Less protection against sharp edged potholes.

How much does a K-GT replacement wheel cost? :eek1
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 06:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 630
Posted By DC2wheels
We were in Sequoia/Kings Canyon NP a few weeks...

We were in Sequoia/Kings Canyon NP a few weeks ago- just a bit south of Yosemite. Great roads, amazing scenery. Just get to the park early in the day to avoid the RV caravan.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,844
Posted By DC2wheels
Reason #205 for avoiding that road :eek1 ...

Reason #205 for avoiding that road :eek1

That was a Katana, right? If so, pretty cheap used bike, letting the idiot get into riding (if it can be called that) for low money. At least he had some...
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,140
Posted By DC2wheels
Congratulations on your new-to-you GT. In...

Congratulations on your new-to-you GT.

In our garage is our son's '07 800ss. He lives 10 miles away and is on the graveyard shift at his police department, so guess who has to give it an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 38,397
Views: 10,180,994
Posted By DC2wheels
Damn, you folks are strict. :rofl:rofl The...

Damn, you folks are strict. :rofl:rofl

The rider is ATGATT, centered in the lane, well packed on the bike and thinking good thoughts too. :lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-19-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8,456
Views: 8,294,907
Posted By DC2wheels
Nice smile- a cutie!

Nice smile- a cutie!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,267
Posted By DC2wheels
Mr. Schuberth kept me from sampling that morsel....

Mr. Schuberth kept me from sampling that morsel. :D:D
Forum: Face plant 05-12-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,375
Posted By DC2wheels
Wow! MJF, best of luck with the healing...

Wow!

MJF, best of luck with the healing process- hope you are eventually back to as close to 100% as possible.


Lesson learned about 2 lane road passes- watch for the driver to do just what...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,267
Posted By DC2wheels
Just yesterday afternoon, a bit after my first...

Just yesterday afternoon, a bit after my first post to this thread, I took a huge gooey bug hit right to the chinbar of my FF Schuberth

Now I REALLY want a 3/4 helmet. :puke1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,267
Posted By DC2wheels
There are differing opinions here, but one that I...

There are differing opinions here, but one that I hear from our best friends is not a valid reason for an open face helmet.

They ride 2-up on his Vulcan and they both have told me that they just...
Forum: Racing 05-07-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By DC2wheels
Great article on Motomatters by Matt Oxley...

Great article on Motomatters by Matt Oxley regarding the current silly state of MotoGP Factory, Factory 2, Open, etc...
Forum: Racing 05-05-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 13,004
Posted By DC2wheels
Agree, but how much was shown on MotoGP...

Agree, but how much was shown on MotoGP subscription?

Watched all 3 races on Monday evening. Wife caught me napping in the middle of the MotoGP race.......at 7:30pm. Maybe the few minutes of those...
Forum: Racing 05-05-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 13,004
Posted By DC2wheels
Guess he just got that update.

Guess he just got that update.
Forum: Racing 05-05-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 13,004
Posted By DC2wheels
Zactly. Drif, you crack me up. After a...

Zactly. Drif, you crack me up.

After a couple of laps I thought I was watching a short course version of IoM where everyone leaves in 10 second intervals.

I am constantly amazed at the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-25-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 8,456
Views: 8,294,907
Posted By DC2wheels
Many of you guys married WAY up :D

Many of you guys married WAY up :D
Forum: Racing 04-23-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By DC2wheels
But makes it great for spectators if MM has to...

But makes it great for spectators if MM has to start from pitlane with a 6th engine. :eek1:D

Maybe the nonfactory bikes should then be equipped with rearview mirrors for that race.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-22-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,419
Posted By DC2wheels
PM me- I am in northern NH and ride up into VT...

PM me- I am in northern NH and ride up into VT for empty, twisty roads. Come on up and I can do some with you.

I do upper Vt or do the Kanc' for shorter rides.

Real speed? Fishtail at the NH...
Forum: Racing 04-21-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By DC2wheels
In Argentina CC did the team player thing-...

In Argentina CC did the team player thing- holding up the field while MM rode off into the distance. Apparently this was the HRC plan.

Maybe Cal has been given some advice on playing nice in the...
Forum: Racing 04-20-2015, 03:01 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,488
Posted By DC2wheels
Didn't MM "settle" on points rather than push too...

Didn't MM "settle" on points rather than push too hard and likely crash out once he was up to 5th at Qatar?
Forum: Racing 04-17-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,527
Posted By DC2wheels
NICE. But we do need more Lucy. :D

NICE.

But we do need more Lucy. :D
Forum: Racing 04-17-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,527
Posted By DC2wheels
I did just that a year or so ago. I didn't...

I did just that a year or so ago. I didn't exactly get rewarded :eek1

Ever piss on an electric fence? You'll never do that twice either........ :lol3
Forum: Racing 04-17-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,421
Posted By DC2wheels
+1

+1
Forum: Racing 04-16-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By DC2wheels
From what I read, BOTH the GP15 ran out of fuel...

From what I read, BOTH the GP15 ran out of fuel on the cooldown lap.

Yeah, they didn't run out of fuel :huh
Forum: Racing 04-16-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,527
Posted By DC2wheels
This might be a bankruptcy reorganization-...

This might be a bankruptcy reorganization- hopefully.

IMHO, EBR is riding on a rough road. Look what they are competing against- 1299 Panigale, Yamaha R1/R1M, BMW S100RR plus others- much more...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-14-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,100
Posted By DC2wheels
Keep an eye out? How great was it to roll into...

Keep an eye out? How great was it to roll into Bear Mountain Pizza and find you- or rather, you finding us!!

Thanks for the input from everyone.

I will post pictures in the next few days.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,100
Posted By DC2wheels
Yes I did- thanks so much. Sorry not getting...

Yes I did- thanks so much.

Sorry not getting back to you. Trying to get away from my office for even 3 days makes it crazy before and after. :eek1
Forum: Racing 04-08-2015, 04:30 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 15,066
Posted By DC2wheels
If it is wet for the MotoGP race, I wonder about...

If it is wet for the MotoGP race, I wonder about the new Ducatis. How little time, if any, have they been ridden under wet track conditions?

If it is raining, I would have to lean towards VR,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2015, 02:56 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,100
Posted By DC2wheels
I really like your "all the way from Monterey"...

I really like your "all the way from Monterey" with lunch in Parkfield.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,923
Posted By DC2wheels
3 years ago I was on a northern Vermont back...

3 years ago I was on a northern Vermont back road- pretty smooth pavement. Following another rider on his GS. Let's say we were moving at a spirited pace (actually probably around 70mph). I was on my...
Forum: Racing 04-07-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By DC2wheels
9 years ago? 9 YEARS?? Let it GO!! ...

9 years ago?

9 YEARS??

Let it GO!!

This is getting ridiculous- what's next? You folks hold a grudge against the Roman Empire for what they did to Europe? :huh


Even the CS fans are...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-07-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,100
Posted By DC2wheels
Thanks for the input- N-F looks great ...

Thanks for the input- N-F looks great



Going there would be a long push for one of my riding group. Daughter and future SIL would ride twisty stuff forever on their 600 sport bikes and I love...
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,537
Views: 342,270
Posted By DC2wheels
There have been early K1200S bikes with...

There have been early K1200S bikes with transmission issues- IIRC, popping out of 2nd or 3rd gear. The fix was to have the gears undercut but $$$$.

I second the opinion- get the bike checked out...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-06-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,100
Posted By DC2wheels
Yeah, I saw that the east end of 180 is closed...

Yeah, I saw that the east end of 180 is closed until the end of April.

Here is what I have laid out so far.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-06-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,100
Posted By DC2wheels
Can anyone out there tell me what roads in...

Can anyone out there tell me what roads in Sequoia NP/ King Canyon are currently closed due to snow?

The Sequoia site is showing part of 180 is closed until end of April.

We will be in the park...
Forum: Racing 04-05-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By DC2wheels
This is actually disappointing. :muutt I...

This is actually disappointing. :muutt

I thought that the news would have the CS fans and DORNA conspirators going nuts.

You folks are letting us other people down.

It is Easter. No Stoner...
Forum: Racing 04-05-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By DC2wheels
Yep......and away we go :lol3:lol3:lol3

Yep......and away we go :lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Racing 04-05-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By DC2wheels
Little pieces of info like this are going to have...

Little pieces of info like this are going to have the rumor mills going WFO :eek1
Forum: Racing 04-05-2015, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By DC2wheels
Well, you asked for it. :deal ...

Well, you asked for it. :deal

https://motomatters.com/news/2015/04/05/honda_confirms_speaking_to_casey_stoner_.html

Thanks David.
Forum: Racing 04-03-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By DC2wheels
Ya' can't leave it alone, can you? :lol3 ...

Ya' can't leave it alone, can you? :lol3

How many different way does Krop have to say it? CS and DORNA don't mix. :deal

Not that we don't all wonder about a MM/CS duel.
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