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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-10-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 1,875
Views: 104,270
Posted By creggur
Pretty happy with the picks thus far - Bortles...

Pretty happy with the picks thus far - Bortles was a surprise, but I think fits what Bradley wants to do with the offense.

I enjoyed watching Manziel sit there watching lineman get picked before...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-09-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,846
Posted By creggur
Oceanway is a pretty nice area - been here for 10...

Oceanway is a pretty nice area - been here for 10 years now - it has grown a lot, but it's still got a quiet, laid-back feel.

By all means, stay away from the NW side of town - that's not pretty....
Forum: Beasts 05-09-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 25,327
Views: 4,723,718
Posted By creggur
Much likes!

Much likes!
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 25,327
Views: 4,723,718
Posted By creggur
When a bike flashes its light I almost always...

When a bike flashes its light I almost always assume its some sort of modulator running to increase visibility (I hate those things), but if I don't catch it in time to tell whether it's the bike...
Forum: Beasts 02-23-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 25,327
Views: 4,723,718
Posted By creggur
Tapping the top of your helmet with your left...

Tapping the top of your helmet with your left hand. Though, don't expect to see it much, guys on sportbikes will warn you sometimes, but I've never seen a cruiser rider do it. And you simply won't...
Forum: Beasts 02-20-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 25,327
Views: 4,723,718
Posted By creggur
Your original route had you passing through the...

Your original route had you passing through the Jacksonville, Fl. area, and my offer still stands for fine meals, drinks, and a warm (or cool, depending on when you pass through) place for you to lay...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 201,313
Posted By creggur
Exactly! We try our best to accommodate them, but...

Exactly! We try our best to accommodate them, but they understand up-front if our shop is full of appointments they may be waiting awhile... He'll, I'll give them a ride to get lunch or wander the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2013, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 201,313
Posted By creggur
Sounds like you really valued your customers... ...

Sounds like you really valued your customers...



Nope, just successful automotive operations for the past 15 years. But I've dealt with successful moto shops that somehow figured out how to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2013, 03:11 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 201,313
Posted By creggur
I dunno - maybe so I'll continue to: Bring my...

I dunno - maybe so I'll continue to:
Bring my bike there for the stuff I can't/don't want to do and pay full shop rates.
Tell my friends how great their place is to deal with.
Wander around their...
Forum: Beasts 01-20-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 25,327
Views: 4,723,718
Posted By creggur
I have to second this. My Trail Attacks have been...

I have to second this. My Trail Attacks have been great thus far in any conditions I've thrown at them - rain, cold, dry, slab, twisties, and light off-road (dirt and gravel roads). I've had the pegs...
Forum: Beasts 01-14-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 25,327
Views: 4,723,718
Posted By creggur
Underpowered? Compared to a Multi...sure. ...

Underpowered? Compared to a Multi...sure.
Pulls like a freight train? Not really - but as the bike breaks in it does feel much smoother and more powerful.
Plenty of juice to tour two-up? Oh yeah,...
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 25,327
Views: 4,723,718
Posted By creggur
I'm 6' and the stock screen in either factory...

I'm 6' and the stock screen in either factory position felt like someone was playing paradiddles on my head with a pair of framing hammers. It was literally teeth-rattling.

Ended up with a CalSci...
Forum: Beasts 01-12-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 25,327
Views: 4,723,718
Posted By creggur
Ha - you got KLRd by the sales people. Jokes on...

Ha - you got KLRd by the sales people. Jokes on them - a lot of Tenere owners are either current or former KLR owners.
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25,327
Views: 4,723,718
Posted By creggur
Hit me up when you pass through Jacksonville,...

Hit me up when you pass through Jacksonville, Florida - got a warm bed, steaks on the grill, and libations galore for ya.

Immensely jealous by the way, looks like a trip of a lifetime! Can't wait...
Forum: Beasts 11-28-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 25,327
Views: 4,723,718
Posted By creggur
Ditto for Florida. You wanna cook? Sit at a red...

Ditto for Florida. You wanna cook? Sit at a red light on 95 degree heat and have the fan on a VFR start funneling heat your way - that was warm. The Tenere? No worries whatsoever.
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,143
Posted By creggur
Loving this! :clap

Loving this! :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 201,313
Posted By creggur
Many dealers will mark the parts up from MSRP....

Many dealers will mark the parts up from MSRP. Stopped by my local Honda dealer (where I bought the bike) to pick up an air filter for my VFR800. Didn't have it in stock, would take three days to get...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 27,143
Posted By creggur
Enjoying the RR, Doc. Subscribed..

Enjoying the RR, Doc. Subscribed..
Forum: Face plant 09-29-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 15,452
Posted By creggur
Living in a no-helmet-law state, I wouldn't...

Living in a no-helmet-law state, I wouldn't 'most' don't wear them (completely unscientific study based on bikes I see on the road) but most have some sort of helmet on - even if it's just a 3/4...
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 25,327
Views: 4,723,718
Posted By creggur
I just wish they would sell the fork guards as an...

I just wish they would sell the fork guards as an accessory!
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,612
Posted By creggur
Funny because the one I test rode at the...

Funny because the one I test rode at the dealership apparently had the cables routed wrong because I immediately noticed the obstructed view. I was even thinking on the test ride, "I wonder how I'm...
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,280
Posted By creggur
Now don't misunderstand - I understand that...

Now don't misunderstand - I understand that buying a new Tenere isn't chump change, but when you compare it to its direct competitors (in the U.S. at least) it comes in thousands less with features...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2012, 03:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,746
Posted By creggur
It happens to me from time-to-time. Usually...

It happens to me from time-to-time. Usually riding is like therapy that focuses my addled thoughts on one task and I find it quite relaxing. There are rare times, however, when there is just too...
Forum: Beasts 09-18-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,280
Posted By creggur
This is one of the more asinine threads I've come...

This is one of the more asinine threads I've come across here outside Jo Mama. If you're using the Tenere purely for commuting then you aren't getting even a tenth of what the bike is capable of.
...
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 25,327
Views: 4,723,718
Posted By creggur
I see you're still hanging around these Tenere...

I see you're still hanging around these Tenere parts...c'mon, man - you know you want one - just do it.
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 25,327
Views: 4,723,718
Posted By creggur
Am I the only one who likes the Tenere's geometry...

Am I the only one who likes the Tenere's geometry and low gravity-center for on-road use? The thing just inspires confidence and I find myself taking corners faster than I ever did on my VFR. I...
Forum: Beasts 09-02-2012, 05:03 AM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 932,834
Posted By creggur
All Tenere owners get the call - it goes off like...

All Tenere owners get the call - it goes off like the bat signal - the eyes on Tenere Man light up when someone mentions the bike on ADV... (Right now you have to connect through a smart phone or...
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 25,327
Views: 4,723,718
Posted By creggur
Everything about the bike smooths out with miles....

Everything about the bike smooths out with miles. The suspension on mine took about a thousand miles to really break in - smoothing out some of the harshness you speak of. The engine really started...
Forum: Beasts 08-31-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,536
Posted By creggur
Well now I feel completely validated in my...

Well now I feel completely validated in my purchase decision some eight months ago - wheww! Thought I'd gone and fucked up this whole 'buying a motorcycle' thing.

Now that Cycle World has...
Forum: Beasts 08-27-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 34,111
Posted By creggur
Love my Super Tenere. Just over 5,000 on the...

Love my Super Tenere. Just over 5,000 on the clock and it keeps getting better and better. Seriously, the bike really woke up around 4,000 miles and I swear it gets better each time I ride it.
...
Forum: Beasts 08-26-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 25,327
Views: 4,723,718
Posted By creggur
Yep - WOT works every time...

Yep - WOT works every time...
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 932,834
Posted By creggur
:freaky

:freaky
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2012, 05:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,599
Posted By creggur
Was never a huge fan of ABS until it outsmarted a...

Was never a huge fan of ABS until it outsmarted a bone-headed move (by me) and kept me from impacting/sliding under a Chevy Silverado. 99% of the time you don't even know it's there - it's the 1%...
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 5,444
Views: 932,834
Posted By creggur
It was a road-oriented test, but half the video...

It was a road-oriented test, but half the video was about dirt performance? :huh

The Ducati will always win a street test - hell, it's essentially a mildly de-tuned, upright superbike with...
Forum: Beasts 08-25-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 25,327
Views: 4,723,718
Posted By creggur
Don't forget it's too heavy and underpowered to...

Don't forget it's too heavy and underpowered to be any fun in the twisties as well... I mean they didn't even put a peg feeler on the right side - bike must not be able to lean that far...
...
Forum: Beasts 07-21-2012, 04:47 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 20,314
Posted By creggur
Ditto - except I'm 8 months into ownership....

Ditto - except I'm 8 months into ownership. Lusted for the Multi; was dead-set on the Explorer; then I rode a Tenere. Boring? Not yet - and has been absolute tits on reliability! Coming off a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,976
Posted By creggur
Gave up flying a few years ago when $100...

Gave up flying a few years ago when $100 hamburgers became $800 hamburgers; and my sinuses have had me out of the deep end for three years now. SCUBA is the only activity I've found more calming to...
Forum: Beasts 07-14-2012, 06:16 AM
Replies: 25,327
Views: 4,723,718
Posted By creggur
I've ridden my Tenere off road more in six months...

I've ridden my Tenere off road more in six months than I'd expected to in two years. I hadn't ridden a motorcycle in the dirt in nearly 25 years.

While my off-roading isn't even on the same...
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 25,327
Views: 4,723,718
Posted By creggur
Man, I've got plans for that thing if it makes it...

Man, I've got plans for that thing if it makes it to production. I like that plate!


Any errors in spelling or syntax are because I posted this from a telephone - cut me some frikin' slack.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2012, 04:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,976
Posted By creggur
Another adverse-condition guy here. There is...

Another adverse-condition guy here. There is something so calming about riding in the rain - hard to describe - and though I'm new to off-road riding, I'm finding the same calming effect while riding...
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