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Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 76,527
Posted By TheDogWeed
Fz8

http://www.flickr.com/photos/seeking-zen/8559020913/in/photostream

My 2011 FZ8, compared to my old R6s, this thing is a breeze to work on and more adventure friendly than ever. Love this bike so...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,871
Posted By TheDogWeed
I have never had that said, but someone asked me...

I have never had that said, but someone asked me if it was a triumph?
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,871
Posted By TheDogWeed
How do you like your Corbin seat?

How do you like your Corbin seat?
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,871
Posted By TheDogWeed
Agreed about the seat being uncomfortable, the...

Agreed about the seat being uncomfortable, the padding is there, but I find the seat very short. Add a couple more inches for wiggle room and it would be boss. Overall fit is super nice for me,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,871
Posted By TheDogWeed
I did a search for one. Nothing turned up. Maybe...

I did a search for one. Nothing turned up. Maybe Tapatalk isn't good at finding threads?
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,871
Posted By TheDogWeed
Yamaha FZ8 Owners?

I have been riding a 2011 FZ8 for a couple of months now and really love the bike overall. Great cruiser and back road scratcher to the daily grind commuter. I haven't any interest in hooligan...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,802
Posted By TheDogWeed
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7050/6811658816_ba8d...

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7050/6811658816_ba8dfc3060_z.jpg

From a week long camping trip last summer, simple expandable T-Bag. Comfy to lean against.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-29-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,894
Posted By TheDogWeed
Haha! Agreed. I have ridden through and north of...

Haha! Agreed. I have ridden through and north of Frankfurt on my way to Madison, IN. Some desolate highways in desparate need of repairs and very little human populations...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5,624
Views: 1,114,610
Posted By TheDogWeed
I am strongly considering a Yamaha FZ8 as a good...

I am strongly considering a Yamaha FZ8 as a good commuter, light duty touring bike, and canyon carving but this bike may be a better option.... I was hoping Honda would have brought naked version to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-19-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,894
Posted By TheDogWeed
Great pictures! As I am living in KY, it is nice...

Great pictures! As I am living in KY, it is nice to see some RR's from KY. I generally, don't ride any further West than Lexington, but I may need to go West.
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,662
Posted By TheDogWeed
Did anyone else get dizzy from watching that? ...

Did anyone else get dizzy from watching that?

Lo' mercy that was intense.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,972
Posted By TheDogWeed
LOL. I once closed an old couples open gas...

LOL. I once closed an old couples open gas cap...their expression was priceless.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-11-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,042
Posted By TheDogWeed
awesome post. Enjoyed. I too have been to most of...

awesome post. Enjoyed. I too have been to most of these bridges, though all, except Bennett Mill, were accidental finds.
Forum: Equipment 08-29-2011, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,282
Posted By TheDogWeed
I have a Sony Nex5 and love it. I was considering...

I have a Sony Nex5 and love it. I was considering the Olympus, but the Sony felt better, more sturdy, Olympus felt like cheap plastic. Overall, the Sony felt like it was more durable. After 4 months,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,625
Posted By TheDogWeed
I test rode the FZ8 a couple of weeks ago and...

I test rode the FZ8 a couple of weeks ago and thought it was great for what Yamaha designed it for! Granted, I'm used to my star 650 and was on the last day of a week long touring trip, so I my...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2011, 12:14 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,157
Posted By TheDogWeed
My all stock V Star 650 Custom averages 49.3mpg...

My all stock V Star 650 Custom averages 49.3mpg according to fuelly.com
In town (commuting) average 39 - 45. On trips taking it easy, I usually get 45 - 52...with the highest of 67mpg! Though,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-06-2011, 07:33 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,906
Posted By TheDogWeed
Haha! I have been wanting to vent about this.... ...

Haha! I have been wanting to vent about this....

Last week we had a warm day, High 60's. Boy, did the Harley's come out and a couple of those pre-built customs. I waved at a few of them - they all...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,151
Posted By TheDogWeed
As a current college student, I'll add my...

As a current college student, I'll add my thoughts.

If you decide to get rid of the car - consider Zipcar!.

Be sure you have a way to transport your books, laptop back and forth to class...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2011, 02:43 PM
Replies: 694
Views: 144,340
Posted By TheDogWeed
I am impressed. What was your average speed? I...

I am impressed. What was your average speed? I was nervous riding home from class with a skiff of snow, you are a god dear sir.
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,043
Posted By TheDogWeed
My third bike is the '07 VStar 650, the bike is a...

My third bike is the '07 VStar 650, the bike is a bit cumbersome when compared to standards and sports bike, but it is probably one of the easiest bike to tool about on. Insanely, low maintenance and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-29-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,239
Posted By TheDogWeed
I'm digging the scenery. You covered some ground.

I'm digging the scenery. You covered some ground.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,150
Posted By TheDogWeed
Agreed. :clap Myself, I only carry an atlas...

Agreed. :clap

Myself, I only carry an atlas and I only use it when I ride into a town I recognize and wonder how the hell I got there.:huh Then I pull out the atlas and look for a way home.
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,155
Posted By TheDogWeed
My first bike was a 2001 GZ and even though the...

My first bike was a 2001 GZ and even though the previous owner(s) plenty well thrashed the bike; I rode it for 18 months no problems. After trading to a larger bike, I let a friend ride it. He was...
Forum: Equipment 10-19-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,277
Posted By TheDogWeed
I really like my Sierra Designs tent (Hyperlight...

I really like my Sierra Designs tent (Hyperlight AST) I have used it from backpacking, motorcycle to car camping and it has been through drought and heavy thunderstorms without a hitch.
...
Forum: Road warriors 10-09-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,264
Posted By TheDogWeed
Has anyone done a DIY project for hard cases on a...

Has anyone done a DIY project for hard cases on a cruiser? Pelican 1430 case?
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,678,407
Posted By TheDogWeed
How are you hauling the bicycle? :eek1

How are you hauling the bicycle? :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 274,268
Posted By TheDogWeed
I wonder if you can just put knobbies on the...

I wonder if you can just put knobbies on the front and back? That would make the bike a viable options for those of us who only get a few inches at a time...
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,645
Posted By TheDogWeed
+1 on the couscous. I add quinoa to the mix for...

+1 on the couscous. I add quinoa to the mix for the protein. Dried vegies for more nutrients. Also, lots of dried fruit.
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,344
Posted By TheDogWeed
From my experience stay away from Casio, I've had...

From my experience stay away from Casio, I've had good results with Olympus. As everyone has said, Canon is hands down the best quality versus price, though I've used a Sony that was very good too. ...
Forum: Equipment 09-20-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,861
Posted By TheDogWeed
I'll be very interested to see what it looks...

I'll be very interested to see what it looks like.



Actually, psychology major, but I like how the metric system works....
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,970
Posted By TheDogWeed
I would pick the Triumph, but then again I am a...

I would pick the Triumph, but then again I am a fan of triumph. Plus, I have seen many a thread about touring on them [successfully].
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,861
Posted By TheDogWeed
I would, but I enjoy the fact I can roll out of...

I would, but I enjoy the fact I can roll out of bed into my class. Haha! Off campus, but literally 100 meters from my classes.
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,861
Posted By TheDogWeed
I did some measuring and thinking and a shipping...

I did some measuring and thinking and a shipping container would be to large more my situation. Though it is a great idea for someone who owns their own land.



Haha, I truly thought about that...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,291
Posted By TheDogWeed
I use the Skull Candy also, 20ish bucks at...

I use the Skull Candy also, 20ish bucks at RadioShack. I used them with a full face helmet while riding a Yamaha R6s and with a half helmet on a V Star 650 at interstate speeds. Under both...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2010, 06:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,264
Posted By TheDogWeed
These were the only bars...

These were the only bars (http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/YAMAHA-XS650-XS750-XS850-SUPER-BIKE-HANDLE-BARS-NEW-/380268060987?pt=Motorcycles_Parts_Accessories&hash=item5889be213b) I found that had...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,861
Posted By TheDogWeed
That is an interesting idea. I'll look into...

That is an interesting idea. I'll look into that. Though finding one in the middle of the country may be difficult.
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,264
Posted By TheDogWeed
I ride '07 Midnight Custom 650. Great bike a bit...

I ride '07 Midnight Custom 650. Great bike a bit cramped for me though (5' 11"). I have put over 7k miles in the pass 4 months. I get some flak for it being a 650, but when it comes to the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,442
Posted By TheDogWeed
What happens if the servos, computer quit working...

What happens if the servos, computer quit working properly and your lights are pointing in the other direction your are turning? Hmmm.....
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,309
Posted By TheDogWeed
I made a stove similar to this one and used it...

I made a stove similar to this one and used it for two years of camping till I bought this one: Vargo Triad...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,861
Posted By TheDogWeed
Some really good ideas guys. I looked on CL some...

Some really good ideas guys. I looked on CL some for an enclosed trailer; kind of expensive. Haha! My current cheap wal-mart cover is doing alright, so it will work till i pick up a better one.
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