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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 68,263
Posted By mtnbikeboy
I've been thinking of him this entire thread. I...

I've been thinking of him this entire thread. I even read to the end to see if anyone else had picked up on your mention. It would be interesting to see if any opinions would change after reading ALL...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-17-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 216
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Which one of you . . .

was eating lunch at McAllister's in Longview this past Sunday? I saw the bike as I was leaving and didn't go back in and stalk the owner.
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 66,873
Posted By mtnbikeboy
I typically just read ride reports and typically...

I typically just read ride reports and typically don't feel the need or desire to add anything to the threads.

Know that for everyone who comments or suscribes, there are probably many others who...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 37,560
Views: 9,884,572
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Do you have any idea what the level of bicycle...

Do you have any idea what the level of bicycle riding experience of these people was? My wife and I both came to motorcycles ~5 years ago after significant recreational MTB experience. The idea of...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,117
Posted By mtnbikeboy
If you want route advice for Central TX talk to...

If you want route advice for Central TX talk to slowoldguy & ghostrider1964. They know all of the fun spots. :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-09-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 17,793
Views: 5,479,434
Posted By mtnbikeboy
And the official term is "well nut" if you want...

And the official term is "well nut" if you want an easier time finding them on McMaster, Amazon, etc.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-06-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 37,560
Views: 9,884,572
Posted By mtnbikeboy
DT466E w/ Allison?

DT466E w/ Allison?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-19-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3,708
Views: 552,277
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Chicken Express also has some culpability here....

Chicken Express also has some culpability here. :rofl If they didn't give out 10x more gravy than needed, the litter would not have created such a hazard. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,611
Posted By mtnbikeboy
10° from horizontal is basically flat as far as...

10° from horizontal is basically flat as far as the trig is concerned.
x distance for mass =19.696"
x distance for seat = 32.499"

Sum moments about tire contact patch: a deadlift of 363.4# is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,611
Posted By mtnbikeboy
There are too many variations to the below...

There are too many variations to the below questions to answer generically.

1. Where is the vertical CG of the bike?
2. What is the angle of the bike when laid over (big difference between dirt...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 37,560
Views: 9,884,572
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Who leaves their posts/page on the default...

Who leaves their posts/page on the default setting? :eek1 I ain't got time to click next page every 3 seconds. 100 posts/page here. :deal
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 107,480
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Great report as always. Osito, by...

Great report as always.

Osito, by "Farmageddon 5.9" do you mean that there's a 5.9 Cummins in it now?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,817
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Because you hang out on here and Reddit and...

Because you hang out on here and Reddit and Reddit bleeds to FB on about a 2-3 day delay? :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-15-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17,793
Views: 5,479,434
Posted By mtnbikeboy
I also have never had an issue with it until now....

I also have never had an issue with it until now. There was some dirt in the petcock screen, so in addition to the petcock rebuild I also rinsed the tank very well.

FYI for Mark, this is also the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-14-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 17,793
Views: 5,479,434
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Petcock issues here. My petcock does not seem to...

Petcock issues here. My petcock does not seem to be flowing fuel when connected to vacuum. I have put all new rubber in the petcock and tried running fluid through it apart from the bike.

1. Is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,003
Posted By mtnbikeboy
In any one of their several ride reports. Look...

In any one of their several ride reports. Look for OSOs in Colorado, specifically.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,196,440
Posted By mtnbikeboy
I know of whom you speak. He is just a character...

I know of whom you speak. He is just a character and we'll leave it at that. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 37,560
Views: 9,884,572
Posted By mtnbikeboy
But P4x4 has a similar mentality and attitude....

But P4x4 has a similar mentality and attitude. They're level 3 to this place's level 2. :deal
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-19-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 63,067
Posted By mtnbikeboy
That would barely stop my '92 Bonneville, let...

That would barely stop my '92 Bonneville, let alone any ADV bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 18,137
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Time, money. I'd love to do more training,...

Time, money. I'd love to do more training, especially off-road.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,843
Posted By mtnbikeboy
There was a thread on here where someone was...

There was a thread on here where someone was studding some Kenda K760 Trakmaster IIs. These are very aggressive knobbies available in the size for the Transalp. I like them in dirt and they are very...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,892
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Indiana Lane Splitting petition

Found this on Reddit this evening. If one state gets it, maybe more will follow.

https://www.change.org/p/indiana-legislature-legalize-lane-splitting-for-motorcycles#share
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-02-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 17,793
Views: 5,479,434
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Have any of you guys used one of these Keyster...

Have any of you guys used one of these Keyster carb kits? Looks to be a complete kit for both carbs for a fair price especially since OEM ones are non existent.

Keyster Carb Kit...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 37,560
Views: 9,884,572
Posted By mtnbikeboy
I've heard of the Twisted Sisters. Where are the...

I've heard of the Twisted Sisters. Where are the Dirty Sisters?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,371
Posted By mtnbikeboy
My wife got extremely annoyed at this attitude...

My wife got extremely annoyed at this attitude when we took the class together several years ago. She was a brand new rider (only one of 3? in the class IIRC). Almost 1/2 the class were middle aged...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,444
Posted By mtnbikeboy
The Google car drove all over the US and IIRC the...

The Google car drove all over the US and IIRC the only accidents were in MD mode. I enjoy driving for the most part and would not want to have a SD car 100% of the time.

That being said, I would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 19,709
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Wow. TIL. :norton

Wow. TIL.

:norton
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,564
Posted By mtnbikeboy
This, there was a guy who showed it on a YouTube...

This, there was a guy who showed it on a YouTube video. Works amazingly well. I usually do a microfiber and leave it on for 20 mins or so. I just set it aside and come back to it. Just water, nothing...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-15-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 63,067
Posted By mtnbikeboy
And someones felt badly and were embarrassed...

And someones felt badly and were embarrassed because they're very much the non-confrontational, keep everyone happy types. :shog

SOG does make a good alarm clock though. :deal :evil
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-14-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 63,067
Posted By mtnbikeboy
That's very true. Are you saying you have one...

That's very true. Are you saying you have one arranged already? :clap

How much is your Thursday night bed going for this year? :deal :hide
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-14-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 63,067
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Good to know should I ever be able to afford one...

Good to know should I ever be able to afford one of those (or find a screaming deal on eBay.)
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 07-14-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 63,067
Posted By mtnbikeboy
With the exception of the puppy & llama, most of...

With the exception of the puppy & llama, most of these lists would appeal to me. Especially a Badlands Jacket. If you could score one of those, that would attract attention. Or just go all out and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 28,658
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Now I have even more reading to catch up on. ...

Now I have even more reading to catch up on.

Any news of the book?

If this were to restart today, the Wans would definitely make the list of my favorites.
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 39,324
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Loving this ride report. Leo, I showed your...

Loving this ride report.

Leo, I showed your family picture to an MK friend of mine and it turns out you were neighbors with his parents the Pontiers. Small world. I was at LeTourneau University...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 23,041
Posted By mtnbikeboy
The pictures are links to the large versions. I...

The pictures are links to the large versions. I just now realized that after squinting at most of them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,904
Posted By mtnbikeboy
My take aways from this article. 1. Wear a...

My take aways from this article.

1. Wear a helmet! 14.2% of fatalities would not have been fatal if a helmet was worn (according to the NHSTA stats quoted)

2. Don't drink & ride. I was stunned...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 734
Posted By mtnbikeboy
You're in Austria, just pop over to Erzberg and...

You're in Austria, just pop over to Erzberg and ride last years course. :evil By the end you'll either be good at riding offroad or giving up forever. :deal

On a more serious note, do you have any...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,144
Posted By mtnbikeboy
I once saw a list (in my BRC maybe) that had a...

I once saw a list (in my BRC maybe) that had a breakdown of which states allowed a m/c to run a red that wasn't tripping. TX has no allowance for such. My TA has never tripped an induction loop to my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,052
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Texas, USA MSF training course required, my...

Texas, USA

MSF training course required, my local one is $200USD. Following course completion one takes a 20 question written test at the licensing center.
Cost for the actual license is $15 USD....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,927
Posted By mtnbikeboy
Texas, USA checks the following: ...

Texas, USA checks the following:

Insurance/Registration
Tire Tread depth,
M/C shop will do a quick ride, non M/C shop inspector has painted lines for the owner to stop within;
Lights/Lenses;...
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