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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 01:47 PM
Replies: 834
Views: 153,801
Posted By Foot dragger
This worries me,my new girlfriend rides a Super...

This worries me,my new girlfriend rides a Super Glide,I imagine I could ride a Harley of some sort but..............
Probably not.
Ive heard after 1999 they dont leak or fall apart near as much.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 07:47 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,068
Posted By Foot dragger
+1. There are people who own bikes that arent so...

+1. There are people who own bikes that arent so much riding them as playing on them,playing in traffic.

Much like the guys who lane split at 75mph just to see what happens.

I cant fathom it...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 07:05 AM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 134,949
Posted By Foot dragger
The Husky looks good,many have had good luck with...

The Husky looks good,many have had good luck with em,the Aprilia tends to be short lived but is a very fast and pretty bike. Well beyond what any of us more mature riders need. An XR400 could...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-25-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,603
Posted By Foot dragger
+1. Security is job one when transporting...

+1. Security is job one when transporting priceless items,I would be freaked hauling or parking a trailer like that.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-25-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 134,949
Posted By Foot dragger
The thing is,dont ever let anybody talk you into...

The thing is,dont ever let anybody talk you into riding one. It can go downhill quickly from there.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-25-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 134,949
Posted By Foot dragger
My 300 is about 226 dry+ some weight for...

My 300 is about 226 dry+ some weight for protective parts,I use plastic skidplate,try to keep it light. I can pick it up with one hand if it falls over,feels lighter then it is. It runs like a nice...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-24-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 134,949
Posted By Foot dragger
Is Orange code word for Stu? He does throw a...

Is Orange code word for Stu? He does throw a good bit of terrain around. But my orange 525 can be as docile as desired,no need for roost flying around. Betas are nice for sure,nicer then a KTM...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-24-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 134,949
Posted By Foot dragger
This is what makes me wonder.............you...

This is what makes me wonder.............you figure trailriding is way dangerous, but its at best a tossup between trials and trails for awkward events.

Ive ridden some Trials long ago and people...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,497
Posted By Foot dragger
My 1250 Bandit came with a bell,the PO said to...

My 1250 Bandit came with a bell,the PO said to leave it. He had moved out of Iran as a kid and the bell had been blessed one way or the other.
1st bike Ive had with a bell.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-23-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 134,949
Posted By Foot dragger
There WAS that small blip where you nearly...

There WAS that small blip where you nearly stranded your self in a thicket/cliff/creek/rocks and nearly had to be airlifted out by the Coast Gaurd with a bum leg...........but we wont bring that up.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-23-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 134,949
Posted By Foot dragger
I can arrange a stayover place in Chico,you can...

I can arrange a stayover place in Chico,you can rest a while,gather your seething anger,load some large caliber airguns and we'll both take on the gatekeeper and his unruly small dog. Some of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-23-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By Foot dragger
This sounds just a little scary,are large caliber...

This sounds just a little scary,are large caliber weapons likely to be involved?
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 459,692
Posted By Foot dragger
Wow,quite a change-out! A Tenere from an Lc4...

Wow,quite a change-out! A Tenere from an Lc4 will make for smooth sailing on the long straight sections. Jenn is awfully cute!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,831
Posted By Foot dragger
I once placed a huge Banana Slug in a friend's...

I once placed a huge Banana Slug in a friend's helmet while dirt riding,he found it before he put the helmet on. I wish I could put a stop on this sort of thing but its a part of me.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 6,529
Posted By Foot dragger
You are using common sense,facts,experience, in...

You are using common sense,facts,experience, in the wrong thread. Putting a car tire on a bike rim makes the same amount of sense as putting a bike tire on a car rim,they arent in any way made to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,717
Posted By Foot dragger
That is one strong running KLR at 46HP. That's...

That is one strong running KLR at 46HP. That's what my 525KTM makes and it wheelies in 4th like a big dog.:1drink
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 459,692
Posted By Foot dragger
+1!.

+1!.
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 459,692
Posted By Foot dragger
Nice pics of the locals and scenery! Also...

Nice pics of the locals and scenery!

Also showing great patience with armchair quarterbacks.
The thing is broke so it gets fixed,so it goes.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-20-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 134,949
Posted By Foot dragger
I have done some really exciting Hobie-Cat...

I have done some really exciting Hobie-Cat sailing at Eagle Lake,big wind hits at 2:00 and things go flying!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-20-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 134,949
Posted By Foot dragger
My DR would be the rig of choice for a ride like...

My DR would be the rig of choice for a ride like that,its about as good at wheelies as a large station wagon though.

That does sound like a good time ! The dust this time of year makes it a trick...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-19-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 134,949
Posted By Foot dragger
Yup,maybe a 1/4 mile past the turnoff to Pulga....

Yup,maybe a 1/4 mile past the turnoff to Pulga. Pulga to the left going up canyon. 4 Trees is to the right. I dont think roosting him will help any,popping a camera out and either shooting video or...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 459,692
Posted By Foot dragger
I started reading "Rise and fall of the third...

I started reading "Rise and fall of the third Reich" and could not put it down,it reads like the best fiction ever,unfortunately its not of course.
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,354
Posted By Foot dragger
+1. Ewan and Charlie pulled each others on trips.

+1. Ewan and Charlie pulled each others on trips.
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,354
Posted By Foot dragger
I routinely pull nose hairs out,but only my own...

I routinely pull nose hairs out,but only my own and a quick sharp tug and its over. Rarely does it cause a sneezing fit.
Forum: Trials 09-18-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,542
Posted By Foot dragger
+1. thinnest gasket,piston only hits the head a...

+1. thinnest gasket,piston only hits the head a little,so engine was fired up........... This engine has one major moving part,the piston.

Cant hit the head.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-18-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 134,949
Posted By Foot dragger
The Ridgeriders riding group has tried to be...

The Ridgeriders riding group has tried to be respectful of the gate guy,he continues doing his thing regardless.

Why the Plumas forest people or county dont have a closeup talk with him and stop...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,649
Posted By Foot dragger
+1. I dont ride with groups on the...

+1. I dont ride with groups on the street,especially never ever if I dont know some of them. Lots of really bad crashes happen due to riders hitting each other on group rides. Riding with someone...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-17-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By Foot dragger
So some body rides outside the thing on the...

So some body rides outside the thing on the sidecar platform at 270mph?:rofl:1drink
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-17-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By Foot dragger
Except its not a motorcycle,but is very fast...

Except its not a motorcycle,but is very fast regardless!

The fastest motorcycle guys are close to 400 and Triumph has one they expect to go well over 400 with. Id love to check all these rigs out...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 459,692
Posted By Foot dragger
Interesting bit about the assassination...

Interesting bit about the assassination attempt,several were made on Hitler but he always skated as if by magic. He dodged disaster many times and seemed to be pre-destined to survive. To a point.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-16-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 134,949
Posted By Foot dragger
Its just in Chico if somebody says harvest it...

Its just in Chico if somebody says harvest it usually means one thing.
Only harvest Ive done is working in almonds and walnuts as a high school kid....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-16-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 134,949
Posted By Foot dragger
Hows the Harvest going? Plenty of trimmers? Its...

Hows the Harvest going? Plenty of trimmers?
Its nice its almost legal now.:rofl
Forum: Racing 09-16-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 29,172
Posted By Foot dragger
There are trick throttle bodies to be had,but I...

There are trick throttle bodies to be had,but I bet 95hp is do-able out of the 700 Yamaha without going to extremes. Be cool to see flattrack bikes in yellow/black livery again!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,515
Posted By Foot dragger
So 300lbs would be the target weight for any good...

So 300lbs would be the target weight for any good dirtbike? Lead plates could be strapped on to most any bike I would think.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,515
Posted By Foot dragger
Noise is macho,macho is noise. No Harley rider...

Noise is macho,macho is noise. No Harley rider can show up for a group ride with stock quiet mufflers,it isnt accepted.

A 450 MX'er being trail ridden can be heard for miles and miles,the sound...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,863
Posted By Foot dragger
Same here,close calls have become nearly nil. ...

Same here,close calls have become nearly nil.
Been riding street bikes since 1975 and have never touched a car with me or my bike. Dirt riding is largely sliding wide open from one obstackle to the...
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5,691
Views: 488,423
Posted By Foot dragger
Hooolly moooly,are they allowed to do that in F1?...

Hooolly moooly,are they allowed to do that in F1? It almost looked like a Python Skit.
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5,691
Views: 488,423
Posted By Foot dragger
dAng,I got sucked in on this Robin Williams...

dAng,I got sucked in on this Robin Williams interview.......best ever
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-13-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2,259
Views: 134,949
Posted By Foot dragger
That guy is pretty much unstoppable,I guess he...

That guy is pretty much unstoppable,I guess he has nothing going in his life but sitting at that gate pretending he owns the road,been doing it for a couple years now. The county has told him the...
Forum: Airheads 09-13-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 5,691
Views: 488,423
Posted By Foot dragger
Do they not sell a basic Suzuki in your locale? ...

Do they not sell a basic Suzuki in your locale? I only get on mine and ride around,go to coffee shops,comment on womenfolk,add gas and tires and go. But of course no poseur value what so ever.
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