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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 439,090
Posted By rolo tomassi
Evidently the guys Cycle World like the LiveWire...

Evidently the guys Cycle World like the LiveWire over the Zero, so far...

http://project.harley-davidson.com/


Looks good!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-27-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,232
Posted By rolo tomassi
The day pass has been a topic for a LONG time,...

The day pass has been a topic for a LONG time, still not addressed, eh?...meh.

Nope, young people and ironically people who have been involved less than 20 years are pretty much...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-26-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,232
Posted By rolo tomassi
Hey thanks! Been there, got the shirt from...

Hey thanks!

Been there, got the shirt from the 90s sometime, much more affordable...

Yeah, the cheapest thing on a Beemer is the rider, after their "Dealership Experience" and your checkbook...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-26-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,232
Posted By rolo tomassi
Yeah, I can't see "joining" MOA to overpay and...

Yeah, I can't see "joining" MOA to overpay and stand around to talk about how much we all overpay for our bikes/services and commiserate that we're all in it together? I'm just about 12 miles away...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-26-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,232
Posted By rolo tomassi
Meh, Ill take the same money and go see Nugent...

Meh, Ill take the same money and go see Nugent tomorrow night. Dang...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-26-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,232
Posted By rolo tomassi
$80 ?! Is that a typo?

$80 ?! Is that a typo?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 439,090
Posted By rolo tomassi
Believe it or not, the demise of Buell was it's...

Believe it or not, the demise of Buell was it's success, which examplified that
H-D itself had poor management at the helm. The new guy at H-D pulled a move which the shareholders would approve of:...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6,193
Views: 1,287,364
Posted By rolo tomassi
Wood beads set on top of either a sheep skin...

Wood beads set on top of either a sheep skin piece or a gel pad.

Done.

I've inherited MANY of the different "preferred" builds, on many different "quality" motorcycles, and it does not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 439,090
Posted By rolo tomassi
:oscar Oh good lord, how did I know THAT was...

:oscar

Oh good lord, how did I know THAT was coming at some time, in some form!?

I look at any of those after Airheads and I see Corporate disaster: rear end big bearings let go, hydro assist...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 439,090
Posted By rolo tomassi
:D BMW women ALWAYS go after my wife. Jus...

:D BMW women ALWAYS go after my wife. Jus sayin...

Test ride events for the LiveWire in 30 cities; doesn't sound like a prototype.

My Dad is a life-long H-D rider. He shit a brick when I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 439,090
Posted By rolo tomassi
I'M going for a test ride... ...

I'M going for a test ride...


http://www.wired.com/2014/06/harley-davidson-livewire/


You girls can squeal about BMW losing market-share somewhere else...:deal
Forum: Beasts 06-14-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6,193
Views: 1,287,364
Posted By rolo tomassi
Howdy, where's the best MTS specific website?

Howdy, where's the best MTS specific website?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-10-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,043
Posted By rolo tomassi
Yeah, got Aerostich with lots of vents? ...

Yeah, got Aerostich with lots of vents?

Camped the Porkies last week and there were huge ice floes still coming into shore. Lakeside temp. on the 1st was 45 at 0800, 2 miles inland it was 72.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-10-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,492
Posted By rolo tomassi
Depends on the 2 most mentioned items here...

Depends on the 2 most mentioned items here already: personal ergos and your pavement/dirt choices. Seat height being your first look when at 5"8" tall, I'm guessing. How comfortable are you riding...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-10-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,400
Posted By rolo tomassi
No, where do I say that? Funny how thin-skinned...

No, where do I say that? Funny how thin-skinned the Obey crew is...and needing to troll out every inch...

We bought the BMWs for their alleged bullet-proof builds, which turned out to be B.S., at...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-10-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,400
Posted By rolo tomassi
Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-09-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,400
Posted By rolo tomassi
Suuurrre, well you see, the reality of...

Suuurrre,
well you see, the reality of doing high speed "roll-on" times/evals. as the video does, is for.......drag bikes, sport bikes, etc., and a V-Max is awesome therein. I wasn't trying to...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-09-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,400
Posted By rolo tomassi
Yeeeaaahhh, if I wanted roll-on power for the...

Yeeeaaahhh, if I wanted roll-on power for the street, I'd get a V-Max.

I wanted a trailie which I can comfortably take X-Country, AND be able to pick it up after I dropped it somewhere above 14K'...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 06-09-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,118
Posted By rolo tomassi
Excellent tip. Danke!

Excellent tip. Danke!
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 06-09-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,400
Posted By rolo tomassi
Right, only similarity of the 2 is being twin...

Right, only similarity of the 2 is being twin cylinder 1200s. Other than that you have one street bike, and one dirt bike with greater capabilities than ever for the segment. Nice soundtrack though.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 439,090
Posted By rolo tomassi
Yup, they had 2 factory reps (females) at Rocker...

Yup, they had 2 factory reps (females) at Rocker Box, next to the track at Road America on Saturday. One of their new v-twin 500 entry level bikes was there, along with a 1200 Sportster of course.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 439,090
Posted By rolo tomassi
This weekend they (H-D) are supporting U.S....

This weekend they (H-D) are supporting U.S. Soldiers.

Hmm, what a concept.


http://www.harley-davidson.com/content/h-d/en_US/home.html
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,095
Posted By rolo tomassi
Oil is cheap compared to my time: Amsoil in my...

Oil is cheap compared to my time: Amsoil in my CR250 and 500. Gallon jugs with a "Distributor Membership". Buy once, cry once every few years. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 439,090
Posted By rolo tomassi
+1, and that's THE part of our infrastructure...

+1, and that's THE part of our infrastructure implosion we are seeing today: road quality can no longer handle the quantity of pounding they take today.

My TDI cars may get about the same mpg...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-20-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,043
Posted By rolo tomassi
I re-mapped my 9-fiddy with some Turbo Blue 110. ...

I re-mapped my 9-fiddy with some Turbo Blue 110. :huh
Forum: Beasts 05-19-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,723
Posted By rolo tomassi
Sell the wee, upgrade suspension on ta...

Sell the wee, upgrade suspension on ta...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,729
Posted By rolo tomassi
Cheapest heidiehow source?

Cheapest heidiehow source?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-19-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By rolo tomassi
I.D. fuel tank vent lines?

Anybody know the I.D. of the fuel tank's vent lines on the 950s? I'm sick of the kinking/melting problems and just going to replace them with some actual fuel lines....lazy....
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-19-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,945
Posted By rolo tomassi
...and that's pretty much it in a nutshell: GS is...

...and that's pretty much it in a nutshell: GS is a "standard naked" bike the same as their R series.

If you're REALLY a dirt-biker who is going to drop it in the woods, puddles, take it on a...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-19-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,945
Posted By rolo tomassi
There once was a bike in our garage which had a...

There once was a bike in our garage which had a BMW TSB, as result of severe safety violations via NHSTA.(If that's the right bloody acronym.) Fuel cells are KNOWN to crack around the fuel pump, and...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-18-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11,189
Views: 2,389,212
Posted By rolo tomassi
Pulled tanks, cleaned out petcock, unkinked vent...

Pulled tanks, cleaned out petcock, unkinked vent tubes, cleaned up contacts everywhere, cleaned plastic, blah blah blah, good times...:freaky
Forum: Vendors 05-18-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,855
Posted By rolo tomassi
Please post a link to your husband's website and...

Please post a link to your husband's website and e-bay shop.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 439,090
Posted By rolo tomassi
They are doing what they've done for over 100...

They are doing what they've done for over 100 years: building bikes for riders, keeping the money coming in, and continuing their expansion.

Never ridden one of the new XR1200s? SuperTrapp pipes?...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-16-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,947
Posted By rolo tomassi
That was Money Creek. However, Soldiers...

That was Money Creek.

However, Soldiers Grove WAS the town that washed away a few years ago, which is why the berm was created, you camp next to : it's a flood plain.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-16-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,947
Posted By rolo tomassi
Yeeeahhh, it's 30 degrees there right now! ...

Yeeeahhh, it's 30 degrees there right now!

I don't mind cold, but cold AND wet below 45 degrees is disastrous, and camping on an already soaked flood plain in an area KNOWN for flooding....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-16-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,947
Posted By rolo tomassi
Meh, 33 degree low tonight with rain, camping...

Meh, 33 degree low tonight with rain, camping just inside the netorious flood plain/dyke that's already soaked? Negative. The morels arent even out yet!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-20-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,191
Posted By rolo tomassi
Excellent weather forecast. ...

Excellent weather forecast.
http://www.wunderground.com/cgi-bin/findweather/hdfForecast?query=Soldiers+Grove%2C+Wisconsin

Go get muddy fellas! :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,203
Posted By rolo tomassi
Back off your preload by 50%.

Back off your preload by 50%.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2011, 06:37 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,615
Posted By rolo tomassi
Right on. I rode a r11gs for a few years,...

Right on.

I rode a r11gs for a few years, great machine.

I'm looking to purchase a newer GSA this weekend hopefully. I am a bigger person and the extra suspension is a plus, along with the...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 34,864
Posted By rolo tomassi
I keep wanting a pair of the Aero Combat tourers...

I keep wanting a pair of the Aero Combat tourers but my MX Gaernes from around 1990 are still strong. Best boots around.
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