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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-20-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7,669
Views: 6,925,932
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Hot day in Florida

My wife and took a ride out for breakfast this morning and ended up on the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge....
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,463
Views: 358,304
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Paul, Great pictures and story telling as always....

Paul, Great pictures and story telling as always.

Having written more than few ride reports, I can understand the time and effort required to keep up with it.

It is much appreciated my friend....
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,495
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
BRP Memories

I was fortunate enough to ride it up and back twice in 2009 with my son.

Camping on the GTS in June accompanying him on the R1 I gave him for graduation....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 31,163
Views: 7,556,375
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
In that part of the country, moonshine is the...

In that part of the country, moonshine is the drink of choice.

I can usually get a hold of a jar two when I'm up there.

:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 31,163
Views: 7,556,375
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Linked for when it goes away

Too good to let it go.

NSFW: http://www.nekkidriders.com/images/kb_boob.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-31-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 31,163
Views: 7,556,375
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I don't care what you FF's say, I think he's...

I don't care what you FF's say, I think he's funny.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-22-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,185
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Would it be too much to ask?

Where are you from, and where are you going?

Great pics!
Forum: Racing 04-08-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 18,355
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
We'll see you FF's there.

I've only been to Austin once for a stop-over on a cross country fly n ride. Looking forward to seeing more of it. We rented a house downtown to be close to the nightlife.

Been going to Laguna...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-30-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 15,086
Views: 8,495,902
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Excellent first post tycoon.

Can you follow it up with any more from the series?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-15-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 15,086
Views: 8,495,902
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
witttom - So appreciate all your recent...

witttom - So appreciate all your recent offerings. Keep up the good work.:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,952
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
RIP to the fallen motor officer. But as long...

RIP to the fallen motor officer.

But as long as we're talking about whose qualified to drive, the current system certainly does little to weed out the unworthy before they get behind the wheel.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-24-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 15,086
Views: 8,495,902
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I don't know, but he sure looks hungry. :huh

I don't know, but he sure looks hungry. :huh
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-24-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7,669
Views: 6,925,932
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
My wife learned on one of those too. Great...

My wife learned on one of those too.

Great bikes, if not a little high-strung.
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb78/motorcyclefanatic/Motorcycles/Bandit%20400/DSC08910.jpg

She's since moved...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3,335
Views: 275,622
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Edwards a favorite of ours

I'm reminded of a story that happened a few years ago. While walking the paddock with my wife following the USGP at Laguna Seca, we came upon a young girl selling Yamaha visors she represented as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-18-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 31,163
Views: 7,556,375
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Yamaha leathers on an old Honda? Guess he...

Yamaha leathers on an old Honda?

Guess he had to remove the tank badges to make it work. :huh
Forum: Racing 01-18-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3,335
Views: 275,622
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
There was once a kid named Mamola that could...

There was once a kid named Mamola that could argue for that crown.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-14-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 15,086
Views: 8,495,902
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
If you're talking about this one:...

If you're talking about this one: http://31.media.tumblr.com/ea786a5a2e6fccf8b548c70092f58e1f/tumblr_mvq14xuRxj1qlfahbo1_500.jpg

it's an XS650.

The halloween R5 was my first street bike too.
Forum: Face plant 01-08-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 34,830
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Inspirational Story

Having too been a victim of my own stupidity once, also resulting in broken bones, surgeries, and PT, I anxiously read through your story hoping for a happy ending.

After seeing the initial...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15,086
Views: 8,495,902
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Git ur Done!

^^

Looks like the Old Folks S & M Fest

On a vintage Indian no less.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-03-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 1,045,066
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
^^^^ Mile High Campground on Balsam Mountain?

^^^^ Mile High Campground on Balsam Mountain?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-22-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5,846
Views: 433,482
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Project KDX200

This looked like the kind of crowd that would be interested in a basket case KDX.

Details here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=897825

It's mine and has a FL street title. I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-09-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,339
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Utah 2009

Just outside of Escalante on Hwy 12, better known as the Golden Staircase. It was cold that night, woke up the next morning with snow on the ground.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-09-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 52,617
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
A chronology

Me in 1968 on my Sears mini-bike, 3.5 hp Tecumseh engine. Dressed in my Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes....
Forum: Regional forums 02-26-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,850
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Just got this one running and sorted

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb78/motorcyclefanatic/Motorcycles/Kawasaki_H1/H1_rtside_zps0edb3ca7.jpg

Thinking about bringing it up to the meet, but I'd like to get a little done on the...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15,086
Views: 8,495,902
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Ask and you shall receive

Beth Williams NSFW:

http://www.playboyblog.com/2010/10/beth-williams-gets-naked-on-a-motorbike/
Forum: Old's Cool 02-05-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15,086
Views: 8,495,902
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Thought some of you might want to see the NSFW...

Thought some of you might want to see the NSFW view of Gilera Girl #2:

http://motorcycle-74.blogspot.com/2011/04/pin-up-with-gilera-motorcycle.html
Forum: Americas 08-08-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Highly Recommended

The place is absolutely beautiful...

but watch out for the Javelinas. :eek1 :lol3

http://www.saguaro-juniper.com/i_and_i/mammals/javelina/08-12-03LHSC_Javelina%20herd64.jpg
Forum: Racing 07-20-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,673
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
We'll be there.... again

Wifey and I are flying in from Flatistan on Wednesday, staying the night at my son's house in the south bay area. Thursday morning we hop on the Blackbird and head down the PCH. Last year we stayed...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 17,977
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I read your whole report over a few days. Didn't...

I read your whole report over a few days. Didn't want to try and cram it all in with one setting and miss something. I so thoroughly enjoyed it, you made me feel like I was along for the ride, but...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-20-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 142,296
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Ain't it great to have riding partner that...

Ain't it great to have riding partner that doubles as a sleeping partner!

Her first bike, a Dt125 that she started out riding on the dirt roads of the Wildlife Refuge at KSC....
Forum: Racing 05-01-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,122
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Can you indentify this Motard?

A friend of mine took this photo of an interesting looking motard at Loudon over the weekend. The guy said he'd built it himself, but I was wondering what he might have started out with. Thanks.
...
Forum: Americas 01-27-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 844
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I Live for Fly & Rides

Don't know about the TSA and tools, I always ship mine ahead of time.

But I can highly recommend Death Valley. Came through there over Thanksgiving last year on CBR1100xx going from the Bay area...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,055
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I've been a to the USGP at Laguna Seca a couple...

I've been a to the USGP at Laguna Seca a couple of times, stayed at the Pine Inn in Carmel last year. Almost $1k for three nights for my wife and I, $250 - $500 a night seems about the norm on the...
Forum: Americas 01-24-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,055
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Cheap Hotel in Salinas for the USGP

I found a cheap hotel in Salinas that may work for the USGP at Laguna Seca.

The Good Nite Inn http://www.goodnite.com/salinas/index.html

Some of the reviews are good, others are horrible. Cost...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 46,845
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Forum: Old's Cool 11-06-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 77,437
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Selling my XV920R

I have my XV920 for sale over in the flea market. Real good running, clean bike with a few mods; Supertrapp, K & N, fork brace, Sargent seat, SS brake lines, carb jetted.

I did replace the neon...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-02-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 228,541
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
It was a Sears something or other. Had a 3.5 hp...

It was a Sears something or other. Had a 3.5 hp Briggs & Stratton. It started the sickness that continues today, with a vengeance.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-20-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,343,121
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
A couple of reasons - Because it's for "very...

A couple of reasons
- Because it's for "very experienced riders".
- It's not real easy to find, (at least from the top).

The park up there at Lake Canasauga makes for a nice stop-over as well.
...
Forum: Regional forums 10-05-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,903
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
The same guy is on Cafe Racer now. Builds some...

The same guy is on Cafe Racer now. Builds some cool bikes too.

I met George Barber one year, got a picture with him. I'm sure he gets tired of it, but didn't act like it.
Forum: Regional forums 09-30-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,903
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
This is such a great event. Been every year,...

This is such a great event. Been every year, this year taking my wife,(hope to have a good time anyway). I usually make it to the AMA races in the spring as well.

Actually this will be her...
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