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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 810
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Rattle can is DA MAN, and Ms. Rattlecan is DA...

Rattle can is DA MAN, and Ms. Rattlecan is DA WOMAN! :happay
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10,246
Views: 2,147,918
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Exactly right, and solving real crimes actually...

Exactly right, and solving real crimes actually cost the city/county/state a whole lot more in expenses such as public defenders, court costs, jailing costs, etc. It is a wonder they get involved...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,369
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Last weekend I rode 260 miles on a new Mountain...

Last weekend I rode 260 miles on a new Mountain Hybrid mounted on my Beta RS450. About 50 miles of pavement 50-60 mph, and the rest on hard packed semi-graded roads with speeds sometimes up to 70...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,952
Posted By alphaBETAdog
The 5 year replacement idea is perpetuated by BIG...

The 5 year replacement idea is perpetuated by BIG HELMET!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-17-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 643
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Stillwell Performance. Made my Beta posh! ...

Stillwell Performance. Made my Beta posh!
http://www.stillwellperformance.com/
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-12-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 784
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Was at B-J today. Parking is free, and I saw...

Was at B-J today. Parking is free, and I saw groups of bikes in parking areas up front. Shouldn't be a problem unless you go on Friday night/Saturday.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-29-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,558
Posted By alphaBETAdog
You ve got on of the best dealers inyou state -...

You ve got on of the best dealers inyou state - Moto In'l, at least that has been my experience with them regarding Moto Guzzis. They've got established connection s in Italy and can get anything you...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-30-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 50,434
Posted By alphaBETAdog
I've had mine up to 94 mph GPS verified (the...

I've had mine up to 94 mph GPS verified (the speedo is also amazingly accurate). Cruises very nicely at 80 mph, with plenty on reserve. I occasionally take it back and forth to Prescott right up...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,979
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Arizona is great. Easy to plate dirtbikes to...

Arizona is great. Easy to plate dirtbikes to legally ride on the road. Lots of open land, mountains, etc. Got to be able to tolerate rocks. Year round riding, and close enough to other awesome places...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-25-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 16,109
Posted By alphaBETAdog
I'm in!

I'm in!
Forum: Battle scooters 10-22-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,405
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Josh, if you plan on picking up a Wee-Strom, I...

Josh, if you plan on picking up a Wee-Strom, I suggest spending some time with it before trading out your PCX for a BV. If I would have bought my 'strom before my GTi300, I probably wouldn't have...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-22-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,405
Posted By alphaBETAdog
It was a joke syncro. But like most jokes it is...

It was a joke syncro. But like most jokes it is based on a bit of experience which you may or may not have. You're new here, but I'll bet most experienced riders will agree that SOME of the BMW set,...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-21-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,405
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Go with the Teutonic wundermachine to get...

Go with the Teutonic wundermachine to get admittance into that club entitling memberd to have such smug distain for anything other those with the rundel emblem. But if function, reliability with...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-20-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,350
Posted By alphaBETAdog
The two scoots I have are basically motorcycles...

The two scoots I have are basically motorcycles in a scooter form with CVTs. Large wheels, great brakes, can go highways speeds, etc. If T-boned by a driver (for example blowing through a stop light)...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-20-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,783
Posted By alphaBETAdog
This is the type of things I see the OHV money...

This is the type of things I see the OHV money being spent on, unrelated to OHV use:

http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab143/chilidog2178/1112021628_zps35867b53.jpg

Got a ticket for parking my...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-17-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,783
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Similar deal, haven't seen any new trails, but...

Similar deal, haven't seen any new trails, but lots of enforcement. It appears the money is used mostly topayfor add'l cops to make sure we have the OHV stickers.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-11-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,158
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Very sad to read this, Don was always welcoming...

Very sad to read this, Don was always welcoming and had such a great attitude! Why are the best ones taken so early? RIP Seabee1.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Easy, just follow all the Pink Jeeps up Schnelby...

Easy, just follow all the Pink Jeeps up Schnelby Hill Rd and continue on after the tourist jeeps turn around. From there you can find all sorts of interesting dirt roads, including the whole Coconino...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-07-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,600
Posted By alphaBETAdog
I have a '13 Glee and put Race Tech emulators in...

I have a '13 Glee and put Race Tech emulators in the forks and it made it worlds better - so much so I then focused on the lousy shock. No too bad on the street, but terrible in the dirt. I then...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,453
Posted By alphaBETAdog
No wave take-backs!

It cracks me up when out riding my scooter and I get a wave by a cruiser or BMW GS rider and when they realized they just waved to a scooter they try to take it back! :rofl There's no take backs!
...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-10-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,604
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Exactly! It's all about the money. If you look...

Exactly! It's all about the money. If you look closely you'll probably seen full page Kawasaki ads somewhere in the issue, but a very small ad if any by Kymco.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-08-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 10,001
Views: 907,372
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Tailor for riding gear

Anyone know a tailor that does good work on riding gear? In the north Phx, Scottsdale, or Prescott area? Lost some weight and need the waists taken in.
Thanks!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-08-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,638
Posted By alphaBETAdog
No, you made a very smart move! Adventure bikes...

No, you made a very smart move! Adventure bikes with the commanding upright position promote spirited riding through the twisties, but not the stupid crazy stuff we can't help doing on sportbikes....
Forum: Battle scooters 08-08-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 354,401
Posted By alphaBETAdog
The one on the back is a dude!:eek1

The one on the back is a dude!:eek1
Forum: Battle scooters 08-05-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,994
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Try to strike a deal with a scooter rental shop...

Try to strike a deal with a scooter rental shop for a long term rental. Then you can get one with a larger engine, and don't have to worry about maintenance or repairs. Offer to pay in advance. Take...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-26-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 50,434
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Especially in Arizona where you don't pay sales...

Especially in Arizona where you don't pay sales tax on a vehicle private sale, but you do when purchasing even used from a dealer.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-25-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 50,434
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Just a post to revive the thread. The Kymco...

Just a post to revive the thread. The Kymco GTi300 is a great scoot!

http://i858.photobucket.com/albums/ab143/chilidog2178/Scooters/DSC03346_zpsde85a96e.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-17-2014, 10:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By alphaBETAdog
www.dcswelding.com Near the Scottsdale MVD...

www.dcswelding.com Near the Scottsdale MVD office. Dave has always done great work for me.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-16-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,576
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Get a pair of Canyon Dancers and be done with it....

Get a pair of Canyon Dancers and be done with it. The problem with using the soft loops on the grips is that they not only distort the grip, but can break the plastic throttle tube - ask me how I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-15-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 12,459
Posted By alphaBETAdog
I spoke with the detective a few months ago. He...

I spoke with the detective a few months ago. He told me at that time it was a dead case and to not expect anything to happen. Other than that he was very tight-lipped. I guess the perps got away with...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-06-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 13,604
Posted By alphaBETAdog
This is yet another endearing quality of...

This is yet another endearing quality of scooters. The attitudes that the general public has toward you as a scooter rider is much more positive than on a motorcycle. Whereas in a parking lot,...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-06-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Thank you for sharing. We visit SD fairly often,...

Thank you for sharing. We visit SD fairly often, but knew nothing about the footbridges.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-18-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,627
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Great photos - thanks for the link. You...

Great photos - thanks for the link. You certainly had the right bike for your trip!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-17-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4,136
Views: 795,410
Posted By alphaBETAdog
mcpenner; I applaud you for attempting to reshape...

mcpenner; I applaud you for attempting to reshape your seat. Before re-fitting your seat cover, put it out in the sun to warm up and it will stretch better. Good luck. If your not happy, or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,858
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Now that's funny! But so true... :rofl

Now that's funny! But so true... :rofl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-16-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,223
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Did that route two weeks ago, and confer what...

Did that route two weeks ago, and confer what other's have said. Will be easy-peasy on your KLR. I also took Wallace Rd/99 up to Winslow since I've never been and found it interesting and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,858
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Had to downsize to wee-strom from a high powered...

Had to downsize to wee-strom from a high powered Italian beauty. The Italian was just too willing to go way over exta-illegal speeds and the handling just got sweeter and sweeter the faster I would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 28,803
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Lane splitting is illegal in AZ. Really sucks in...

Lane splitting is illegal in AZ. Really sucks in the summer when waiting through 4-way stop sign intersections during rush hours on an air-cooled bike.

But sometimes when at an intersection...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-09-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 76,596
Posted By alphaBETAdog
Has anyone determined if the odometer is as...

Has anyone determined if the odometer is as optimistic as the speedo? That would skew the figures favorably if the fuel mileage is calculated using an optimistic odo.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-09-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 76,596
Posted By alphaBETAdog
I'm new to the little strom, but so far I'm...

I'm new to the little strom, but so far I'm confident to budget a range of about 250 miles. It has a 5.3 gallon tank (US), and typically gets above 50 mpg. However, if riding sustained high speeds,...
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