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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 01:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Dan Diego
It appears I've offended both of his fans. :wink:

It appears I've offended both of his fans. :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Dan Diego
:y0!

:y0!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Dan Diego
I wasn't so much as commenting on Greenbaum's...

I wasn't so much as commenting on Greenbaum's music career (or lack thereof) but the death of a motorcyclist due to the actions of an inattentive driver.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Dan Diego
Yeah? So, he's NOT a one-hit-wonder? (I'm...

Yeah? So, he's NOT a one-hit-wonder?

(I'm referring to his music, not driving career.)

Ooh, I stand corrected: Though Greenbaum is generally regarded as a one-hit wonder, several of his records...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 07:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 286
Posted By Dan Diego
'Spirit in the Sky singer injured in crash that killed motorcyclist

I know where he's gonna go when he dies...


'Spirit in the Sky' singer critically injured in car crash that killed motorcyclist
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers Yesterday, 08:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,598
Posted By Dan Diego
Rocket Motorcycles in San Diego. Lance and...

Rocket Motorcycles in San Diego.

Lance and crew will take care of you.
Forum: Alaska Yesterday, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By Dan Diego
Someone must've written a RR about riding to...

Someone must've written a RR about riding to Deadhorse, no?

You can ride there from Tampa on a Goldwing.

Read up and let us know what you find.

(But consider the Heidi's.)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 09:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,263
Posted By Dan Diego
Some points: Tok has a 2-story building now?...

Some points:

Tok has a 2-story building now?

You were walking down stairs with a helmet on? Well there's your problem!
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 09:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By Dan Diego
I'm a gear guy so I have maybe 6 pair that I swap...

I'm a gear guy so I have maybe 6 pair that I swap back and forth with.

The comments from some of the other folks ring true. For example, you may want one pair for hot weather riding and another...
Forum: Trip Planning Yesterday, 08:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,028
Posted By Dan Diego
You're starting off right by asking others. ...

You're starting off right by asking others.

I MC camp a lot. All sorts: Pirate camping, nat'l park, side of the road, parking lots, paid sites. It really doesn't matter, too much.

I am of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 303
Posted By Dan Diego
Yup. What he said.

Yup. What he said.
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,587
Posted By Dan Diego
Ortleib offers a really good tank bag. Like...

Ortleib offers a really good tank bag.

Like the rest of their stuff, it's durable and waterproof. Quality stuff...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,138
Posted By Dan Diego
No. Maybe I need to do that. It does effect--then...

No. Maybe I need to do that. It does effect--then subtract--a 19% tax.

Trying it now. Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,138
Posted By Dan Diego
How'd you get them for that price? My exchange...

How'd you get them for that price? My exchange rate for 358 euros is higher than $316.

http://biker-land.de/Motorcycle-Boots/waterproof/SIDI-ADVENTURE-Gore-Tex-boots.html
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,138
Posted By Dan Diego
The Sidi ADV GoreTex are $360 (USD) plus $32...

The Sidi ADV GoreTex are $360 (USD) plus $32 shipping.

That's as of today.

Under $400 delivered from GE to the USA. Not bad, not great.
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 921
Posted By Dan Diego
Oh, great, now the douche bag haters are out, too...

Oh, great, now the douche bag haters are out, too (guilty as charged).

Ha ha. Just kidding.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 921
Posted By Dan Diego
So, was the LEO wrong about the lights in his...

So, was the LEO wrong about the lights in his state or not? :hmmmmm

And I see the way this is headed: Instead of answering the guy's question, the cop-haters are coming out of the sewers to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 460
Posted By Dan Diego
You got me thinking. A quick check of my local...

You got me thinking. A quick check of my local (San Diego) Craigslist uncovered a decent 1975 XR75 for $850.

Hmmmm. Unsure if I could keep it in my living room, but this would be a fun bike to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 460
Posted By Dan Diego
My first bike, too, Josh. The bike I learned to...

My first bike, too, Josh. The bike I learned to ride on.

A cycle store down in El Cajon (MotoWorld?) has a beautifully restored model on display.

Good luck and let us know how it goes.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-26-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 701
Posted By Dan Diego
I've been tracking current conditions for the BDR...

I've been tracking current conditions for the BDR here:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=620440&page=179
Forum: Trip Planning 03-26-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By Dan Diego
"I can see Sarah Palin's house from my castle."...

"I can see Sarah Palin's house from my castle." Vlad Putin
Forum: Trip Planning 03-26-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By Dan Diego
Road trip: London to NYC possible?

Superhighway: Russian official proposes road that could connect London to NYC

http://www.foxnews.com/world/2015/03/26/superhighway-russian-official-proposes-road-that-could-connect-london-to-nyc/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1,729
Views: 235,747
Posted By Dan Diego
Bartender in Del Rio, Texas. Close to 200 lbs....

Bartender in Del Rio, Texas. Close to 200 lbs. Looked 40ish or a hard 30ish.

Pulled from the bar at 2:15 am by my riding buddies or I would've hit it.
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,837
Posted By Dan Diego
I take back all I said. I see you're not...

I take back all I said. I see you're not actually in Canada, but north Seattle. :evil
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,837
Posted By Dan Diego
I will be coming back. I love your country in a...

I will be coming back. I love your country in a way that a country should never love another country.

I'll let you know when and we can share a high test Canadian brew and you can laugh at our...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,837
Posted By Dan Diego
Although I realize they're 25% more expensive...

Although I realize they're 25% more expensive than American ones, try to grow a sense of humour, eh. :wink:

EDIT: You know, that (lack of a funny bone) is why the great comedic geniuses left the...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,145
Posted By Dan Diego
Look for a waterproof one that doesn't require a...

Look for a waterproof one that doesn't require a cover. Wolfman makes a good one (Enduro?) and so does Ortleib.

If you're a serious rider, you won't want to carry a waterproof cover...
Forum: Americas 03-25-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,244
Posted By Dan Diego
My RR, It's Pronounced I-New-Vick, has a...

My RR, It's Pronounced I-New-Vick, has a breakdown of costs:

Travel costs: I just put together the cost of this ride.

I brought only $800 (US) cash; I used all but $20.

Credit card charges...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 17,838
Posted By Dan Diego
I've found that to be true. The Rashomon effect,...

I've found that to be true. The Rashomon effect, if you will.

His side, her side, the truth.
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,750
Posted By Dan Diego
Yup. The camera can fall off the bike and the...

Yup. The camera can fall off the bike and the Pelican case will protect it from damage (if packed correctly in fitting foam).

Keeps the camera clean, too; though it's tougher to get to on the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-23-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,164
Posted By Dan Diego
Stand by. I'm looking for that little smilie that...

Stand by. I'm looking for that little smilie that says, "this post is worthless without photos."
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-22-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By Dan Diego
I just bought 10 of the anodized aluminum...

I just bought 10 of the anodized aluminum windscreen bolts, with washers and rubber insert nuts (they have a name that escapes me right now). In KTM Orange.

From eBay for $4 delivered! (The slow...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-22-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 440
Posted By Dan Diego
The I-5 or I-15 would be a lot faster than the...

The I-5 or I-15 would be a lot faster than the 97.

The 97, while picturesque, is much smaller and goes through towns. As well, there are deer about. So I wouldn't recommend it for night driving...
Forum: Americas 03-22-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 592
Posted By Dan Diego
So pedantic. :wink: (It's "border" not...

So pedantic. :wink:

(It's "border" not "boarder.")
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 15,634
Posted By Dan Diego
Fascinating, Ron. Your thread title was...

Fascinating, Ron. Your thread title was prophetic.

Glad you're OK and never lost your positive attitude or sense of humor. :clap

Your photos were really nice. I especially like the coastal...
Forum: Americas 03-19-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 592
Posted By Dan Diego
Envious. Have fun and keep us posted.

Envious. Have fun and keep us posted.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 17,838
Posted By Dan Diego
That's pretty much the entire story.

That's pretty much the entire story.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 17,838
Posted By Dan Diego
All good advice. Since this is mainly a bike...

All good advice. Since this is mainly a bike forum--and the guy's issue stemmed from a motorcycle stop--I addressed that.

My main point is, your responses generally dictate the way the encounter...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 17,838
Posted By Dan Diego
We weren't there. You're the only one who can...

We weren't there. You're the only one who can describe what occurred.

But reading your description of the events spells out what likely happened.

They asked you to sit or lean against a wall....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 17,838
Posted By Dan Diego
Yup, do that. And you shouldn't expect anything...

Yup, do that. And you shouldn't expect anything different than what this guy got.

Jailhouse lawyers: The streets, jails and restaurant kitchens are full of 'em! :lol3
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