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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,566,149
Posted By Road Hound
The Brown Pants

The Brown Pants
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,052
Posted By Road Hound
I sold my car back in 1973 to purchase my first...

I sold my car back in 1973 to purchase my first motorcycle, no one had ever told me I couldn't ride it for everyday transportation. I purchased a VW camper when my son young, sold he when he was 10...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,581
Posted By Road Hound
If you are a fan of riding along using very low...

If you are a fan of riding along using very low revs, you might want to do an oil pressure test on your engine. You will be very surprised at how little oil pressure your engine produces at low RPM....
Forum: Trip Planning 04-23-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,581
Posted By Road Hound
Motels, Hotels, where you spend good money, to...

Motels, Hotels, where you spend good money, to Rent, Used Bedding.
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,325
Posted By Road Hound
I've been using a Big Agnes Lost Ranger 15 for...

I've been using a Big Agnes Lost Ranger 15 for several years. The Lost Ranger paired with an Exped Downmat 7 has been a wonderful combination for me. I've spent quite a few nights with temps into the...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 90,577
Posted By Road Hound
Avon has recently announced their new Storm 3D...

Avon has recently announced their new Storm 3D X-M tire is available in the 150/80/16 size. This tire should work very well on the older Concours.
I'm running the Storms on mine but I do have a 17"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,665
Posted By Road Hound
Let's see, you want to ride dirt 2 up, you buy a...

Let's see, you want to ride dirt 2 up, you buy a motorcycle that weighs 600 lbs, cost $24,000, and you can never get it clean enough. I can see your problem. My last 3 street bikes cost me all total...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By Road Hound
April Fools sucker, :rofl watch the video, read...

April Fools sucker, :rofl watch the video, read the eye chart
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 101,968
Posted By Road Hound
While I'm looking forward to this RR, I'm really...

While I'm looking forward to this RR, I'm really wondering how it has managed to have a 5 star rating when there has been no ride report at all.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 18,958
Posted By Road Hound
I've seen many roads where I would not pass in a...

I've seen many roads where I would not pass in a marked passing zone. I've seen many a double yellow areas where I would not hesitate to pass, as long as I can see I can do so without endangering...
Forum: Equipment 04-01-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,210
Posted By Road Hound
I see one really BIG problem with this thing, it...

I see one really BIG problem with this thing, it requires a 4 wheel vehicle.
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,365
Posted By Road Hound
I've run an Escort 8500 with a Radar Screamer for...

I've run an Escort 8500 with a Radar Screamer for several years and a hell of a lot of miles. The few times I've been stopped I've been let go with a warning more times than not. When I see I'm going...
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,065
Posted By Road Hound
Right you are about the Concours 1000. I...

Right you are about the Concours 1000. I purchased my first one in 1990 after riding Airheads for over 10 years. I'm on my 3rd one now having now owned a 1986, a 2000, and now a 2006. All 3 were...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 19,739
Posted By Road Hound
I'd really like to see Yamaha build this bike as...

I'd really like to see Yamaha build this bike as a minimalist solo Sport Tourer.
There are many of us who have no need for all the whiz bang crap that comes standard on most ST bikes sold today.
Forum: Trip Planning 02-24-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,905
Posted By Road Hound
I use a Big Agnes Lost Ranger 15 degree semi...

I use a Big Agnes Lost Ranger 15 degree semi rectangular bag, with an Exped downmat 7. It's by far the best sleeping I've ever had. The mat has a built in pump and the down provides great insulation....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 19,886
Posted By Road Hound
I sold my car back in 1973 and purchased my first...

I sold my car back in 1973 and purchased my first motorcycle. Nobody told me that it was not real transportation, so that's what I used it for. I don't own a car today and haven't for years. I owned...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 14,054
Posted By Road Hound
If you truly love Riding, you'll learn to enjoy...

If you truly love Riding, you'll learn to enjoy every mile you ride. It's not always about the road, sometimes it's just you and your bike. I've been at it for over 40 years and I enjoy it all.
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,735
Posted By Road Hound
A couple of things bother me about this tent. One...

A couple of things bother me about this tent. One is the overall size, I've camped in very few places where you could find a level spot large enough to pitch it. The other is the ideal several have...
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,465
Posted By Road Hound
Jerry, just looking at the parts diagrams it...

Jerry, just looking at the parts diagrams it appears that even though the bevel drives appear very much alike the output gear is much larger on the Concours, the drive shaft is also pinned to the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 265,021
Posted By Road Hound
I think you would have to agree that this is a...

I think you would have to agree that this is a very "motorized-centric" society
and that that is not going to change in your or my lifetime.

I appreciate the offer, but I'll chose to pass, I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 265,021
Posted By Road Hound
I've been riding motorcycles full time, 7 days a...

I've been riding motorcycles full time, 7 days a week 365 days a year for over 40 years. The relationship with auto and truck drivers has not changed one bit over that time span. Most motorist look...
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,465
Posted By Road Hound
It depends on you, are you going to put miles on...

It depends on you, are you going to put miles on the bike? My last 3 bikes have been Kawasaki C10s, An 86 which I rode over 300,000 miles , a 2000 I rode over 200,000 miles and a 2006 which I've...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,566,149
Posted By Road Hound
The Dragon and Buds

I remember the first time I rode that 11 mile section of 129 back in the early 70s. I had never heard of the road ,I just found it while out on a weekend camping ride. It was special to me then, as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,566,149
Posted By Road Hound
I agree with you completely. I never found...

I agree with you completely. I never found anything wrong with calling the Gap US129.
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 109,096
Posted By Road Hound
Thank you so much for the most excellent ride...

Thank you so much for the most excellent ride report. I've enjoyed every word you have posted. I'm quite sure you have enjoyed every mile you have ridden. Thank You for a most excellent report, good...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,566,149
Posted By Road Hound
I own this f'n road

NO, it just looks like another Dumb Ass saying I'm entitled to both sides of the road, go find yourself another place to play, this one is mine.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,566,149
Posted By Road Hound
The CT is used by people who understand that...

The CT is used by people who understand that their riding style doesn't require a performance oriented motorcycle tire. I personally don't give a rats ass what kind of tire any give rider runs as...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-23-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 210,195
Posted By Road Hound
http://roadhound.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/To-The-We...

http://roadhound.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/To-The-West-Fall-2011-Trip/i-k5bKwkh/0/L/P1000665-L.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-20-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2,213
Views: 501,442
Posted By Road Hound
http://roadhound.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/To-The-We...

http://roadhound.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/To-The-West-Fall-2011-Trip/i-WJmb5Hh/0/L/P1000389-L.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-20-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 1,601
Views: 369,636
Posted By Road Hound
http://roadhound.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/To-The-We...

http://roadhound.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/To-The-West-Fall-2011-Trip/i-6vJw23r/0/L/P1000850-L.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-19-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3,696
Views: 814,101
Posted By Road Hound
Hwy 168 Deep Springs, Ca. ...

Hwy 168 Deep Springs, Ca.
http://roadhound.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/To-The-West-Fall-2011-Trip/i-8RWt7SG/0/XL/P1000700-XL.jpg
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,328
Posted By Road Hound
This may be something like what you are looking...

This may be something like what you are looking for.


http://www.camptents.com/SpecPages/D...ikeTent701.htm (http://www.camptents.com/SpecPages/Dome/DomeTent701/BikeTent701.htm)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,566,149
Posted By Road Hound
Now we know the true origin of the term "Bad...

Now we know the true origin of the term "Bad Ass"
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 261,128
Posted By Road Hound
Cliff pay no attention to Mr. MSF, we all ride...

Cliff pay no attention to Mr. MSF, we all ride for one reason, because we want to. We don't ride because we think we are Gods gift to motorcycle riding, or that we will never have a problem,or that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By Road Hound
Chuck, thanks for posting this. I really hate to...

Chuck, thanks for posting this. I really hate to hear this about Jan, she was always a real pleasure to be around. Jan and Tommy always seemed to be one of the few truly happy couples.
Forum: Racing 07-24-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 531,305
Posted By Road Hound
Spies to quit

Interesting development.

http://www.superbikeplanet.com/2012/Jul/120724spiesnoy.htm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 265,021
Posted By Road Hound
I've learned to treat bicycle riders just like...

I've learned to treat bicycle riders just like Deer. They are totally unpredictable and never signal their intentions.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,566,149
Posted By Road Hound
I sure would like to hear the 3 different, "I had...

I sure would like to hear the 3 different, "I had to lay her down" stories that these guys tell.:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,986
Posted By Road Hound
I would have found another place to stay. Think...

I would have found another place to stay. Think about it if they don't want your motorcycle, they don't really want you
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,091
Posted By Road Hound
Altitude is your friend

I always plan my summer travels so that the nights are spent at altitude. Great sleeping and much better roads.
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