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Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 19,764
Posted By Big G
I LOOOVE my R3R!!! Not a sport...

I LOOOVE my R3R!!!
Not a sport bike, and not meant to be, but, low 11 in the quarter mile is no slouch, and it is so much fun to ride.
Plus, it is fun to watch people pop...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-03-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,885
Posted By Big G
Dave, are you SURE you didn't go with me when I...

Dave, are you SURE you didn't go with me when I ran that trail with Fred and Jay maybe 3 years ago? :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,764
Posted By Big G
Not really, I just now checked Wiki (yes, I know,...

Not really, I just now checked Wiki (yes, I know, it's Wiki, but, still!). The 1980 recession was Jan-july 1980. The next one was July 1981 to Nov 1982.

Carter was President till early 1981. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2011, 05:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,798
Posted By Big G
Does a spare V8 in the shed count? 8 1951...

Does a spare V8 in the shed count?

8 1951 Willys panel truck
8 2004 F-150 Lariot
3 2009 Triumph 1050 Tiger
1 2004 DRZ 400e
1 2000 Yamaha YZ 250 (smoker)
1 Pushmower

So, I guess...
Forum: Beasts 02-24-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 102,311
Posted By Big G
Ugly, and it sounds like crap, not alot of HP, no...

Ugly, and it sounds like crap, not alot of HP, no skidplate, and, who wants a bike with no shifting? :dunno

Then again, 100 mpg? 6 gallon tank? YOWZA!
Forum: Beasts 02-23-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5,828
Views: 1,468,432
Posted By Big G
It's a CL-SP Apex, I like it, HJC's are comfy,...

It's a CL-SP Apex, I like it, HJC's are comfy, and reasonably priced!
Forum: Beasts 02-21-2010, 10:56 PM
Replies: 5,828
Views: 1,468,432
Posted By Big G
Here's mine

2009, had her a little over a month. 1500 miles now (started with 20)

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v604/garegb/Triumph%20Ride%20Pics/003.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,780
Posted By Big G
Nice report! That is one of my favorite areas to...

Nice report! That is one of my favorite areas to go site seeing! :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,248
Posted By Big G
Something that I often like to do when I am...

Something that I often like to do when I am riding single track is to kill the motor for long downhills, and coast. The silent running is refreshing, and you see alot of wildlife that way. I would...
Forum: Beasts 11-04-2008, 09:02 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,206
Posted By Big G
Seems like the complaints I always see (I don't...

Seems like the complaints I always see (I don't own a Uly myself:cry ) is that first is too tall, and 5th is too short. Adding 6th, and respacing the gears, lowering first, and raising 6th would...
Forum: Racing 09-26-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,217
Posted By Big G
450cc BMW?!? :huh :ear

450cc BMW?!? :huh :ear
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2008, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,019
Posted By Big G
Don't be such a ninny! MX boots are...

Don't be such a ninny!


MX boots are generally pretty water resistent, and need to be pretty thoroughly submurged to get water inside.
Forum: Face plant 09-05-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,928
Posted By Big G
Honey Stingers? So THAT'S how you go so F'ing...

Honey Stingers? So THAT'S how you go so F'ing fast Tim! :D
Forum: Face plant 09-05-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,928
Posted By Big G
I got stung on the neck a few months back at ~40...

I got stung on the neck a few months back at ~40 MPH riding dirt. Left a little red dot, and it hurt a bit more than a normal bug hit! I must not be allergic. :D
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-24-2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,595
Posted By Big G
I recall looking at a Uly a few years ago in a...

I recall looking at a Uly a few years ago in a dealership with a Garman mounted on it (Quest?), it was on the right hand side.
Forum: Beasts 08-09-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,836
Posted By Big G
Isn't Maxxis owned by Cheng Chin?

Isn't Maxxis owned by Cheng Chin?
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,001
Posted By Big G
Is it a periscope? :dunno

Is it a periscope? :dunno
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,579
Posted By Big G
I think they have it about perfect. Maybe more...

I think they have it about perfect. Maybe more power, less weight, FI, and a 6th gear would be good updates for the 400(or 450). Then build an all new 650 on the same platform, with a bigger tank...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By Big G
The howling from the knobbies (I have Maxxis...

The howling from the knobbies (I have Maxxis Desert IT's on there now) isn't such a big deal to me. I can't hear ANYTHING over the noise of the valve train reflected up to me from the skid plate! ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By Big G
:rofl :rofl Mine has black radiator...

:rofl :rofl

Mine has black radiator shrouds! Probably change the rest of the plastic soon. If only I could paint that dang tank!
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,666
Posted By Big G
That's cool, I like it! :clap

That's cool, I like it! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2008, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By Big G
What's so bad about an E for the street? It's...

What's so bad about an E for the street? It's not a whole lot different than an S (lighter weight, more powerful, less doodads).
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By Big G
DRZ 400 DS tires, which one?

I have just now put a plate on my DRZ 400E, and intend to ride it to and from work(as much as I can tolerate) and for adventure type rides on the weekends. So, it will get probably 80/20 street use...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By Big G
Plate on the back sounds a little loopy, but, I...

Plate on the back sounds a little loopy, but, I really like the lights on the helmet idea, and, I think it would be just out of the ordinary enough for the cage drivers to startle them into noticing.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 994
Posted By Big G
Helmet Brakelight?

I was thumbing through a gear catalog this morning, and I saw a product which I thought was kinda cool, and was wondering if anyone here had heard of, or used one. I won't go into specific brand,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2008, 07:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,713
Posted By Big G
I'm currently converting my DRZ-400e to a DS, ...

I'm currently converting my DRZ-400e to a DS, brake light, tags. Once that is done I will park the F-150 as much as possible. Even though I have been considering plating the DR for a while. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,857
Posted By Big G
Once, on my DRZ, I rode about a mile of rail line...

Once, on my DRZ, I rode about a mile of rail line two directions (out and back) on a little used section East of Gold Canyon. The thought of hitting a train was nerve wracking, but, the worst part...
Forum: Face plant 05-04-2008, 06:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,781
Posted By Big G
Uh, from the sound of it, there is nothing at all...

Uh, from the sound of it, there is nothing at all that you can do with him. Other than make dang sure his insurance pays you as much as possible for your trouble.
Forum: Vendors 04-29-2008, 05:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 382
Posted By Big G
Dented 2 stroke pipe?

I will fix 'em. $40 plus shipping. PM me. Greg
Forum: Face plant 04-28-2008, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,504
Posted By Big G
Some serious dirt riding experience would be...

Some serious dirt riding experience would be valuable for you son. The lessons you learn from it are incalculable! Glad he is ok. When I started riding dirt (a little over 4 years ago) I crashed...
Forum: Beasts 04-28-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,144
Posted By Big G
I've been keeping an eye on this data page,...

I've been keeping an eye on this data page, because I've been eying the '08 Uly, and bad mileage is a turnoff. It appears that as the sample grows, so does the mileage. :clap
Forum: Beasts 04-27-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,908
Posted By Big G
I went to a couple dealers here on Friday. I...

I went to a couple dealers here on Friday. I decided to trade my pickup (book retail value $17k) for one, then use the extra $ to get a modest beater to drive. Ride the bike primarily, save on gas,...
Forum: Beasts 04-23-2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,570
Posted By Big G
Most vehicles get better mileage once they pass...

Most vehicles get better mileage once they pass 5000 or so. Is there a sampling of how many miles these ineffient bikes have? I'm not sure about bikes, but, my F-150 mileage was under 10 for the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,757
Posted By Big G
Cool story! Truly, fiddly mechanical ingenuity...

Cool story! Truly, fiddly mechanical ingenuity is a vanishing art! It's kinda sad.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,918
Posted By Big G
DANGIT! I was gonna post this! ...

DANGIT! I was gonna post this!


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v604/garegb/grizzly_suit011211.jpg


Oh, I guess I did!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2008, 08:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,319
Posted By Big G
My 2C, for downhills, if you can see the whole...

My 2C, for downhills, if you can see the whole way down, and, the runout is ok, just ride it like it was level, don't worry so much about controlling your speed. If you go too fast, you know you can...
Forum: Thumpers 03-17-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,315
Posted By Big G
I have a White Bro's skid plate on mine, and it...

I have a White Bro's skid plate on mine, and it is good and bashed up, but, I am not terribly happy with the mounting setup. It uses small metric bolts that go into the stock holes.
I have a...
Forum: Face plant 03-15-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,210
Posted By Big G
I'm sorry to hear that. So far, I have been only...

I'm sorry to hear that. So far, I have been only riding dirt, and I have been planning to DS my DR (follow that?). Every time I read one of these stories I get a little more hesitant.
Hope...
Forum: Thumpers 03-13-2008, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,315
Posted By Big G
I think Az MVD inspects it themselves.

I think Az MVD inspects it themselves.
Forum: Thumpers 03-11-2008, 09:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,315
Posted By Big G
Thanks for the info guys! That Edge2 is pretty...

Thanks for the info guys! That Edge2 is pretty cool. Is it DOT approved?
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