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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,824
Posted By spawn50
I'm poor. I only have one bike and have acquired...

I'm poor. I only have one bike and have acquired gear over the past 10 years. Found my 93 GSX-R 1100 for $60 and put another $800 into it to get it running. I've taken it on dirt a lot. Back in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,462
Posted By spawn50
http://lh5.ggpht.com/_hwKIqken1p8/SsKzFK_yv4I/AAAA...

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_hwKIqken1p8/SsKzFK_yv4I/AAAAAAAAAl4/WBvNf4o1sok/VisitedStatesMap.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2009, 06:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,976
Posted By spawn50
read the whole post. How do you decide to try and...

read the whole post. How do you decide to try and park on the edge of such a huge turn out? What was he thinking?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9,322
Views: 1,871,392
Posted By spawn50
I wear leathers year round. Love it in the summer...

I wear leathers year round. Love it in the summer when it's 100 deg. F and get asked this question all the time.

Are you hot?

Only when stopped is my reply.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-06-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 31,910
Posted By spawn50
I found a go devil (http://www.godevil.com/)...

I found a go devil
(http://www.godevil.com/) :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 209,733
Posted By spawn50
Moose are just that way. They will wait till the...

Moose are just that way. They will wait till the last min. to move.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,931
Posted By spawn50
ATG for me is Vanson leather jacket, pants,...

ATG for me is
Vanson leather jacket, pants, gloves
Combat touring boots
full face helmet

The only time I have not worn gear is when I ride around the parking lot after working on the bike. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,100
Posted By spawn50
Call a trucking company that ships cars. They...

Call a trucking company that ships cars. They will ship bikes as well. It will be by weight or sq. ft. depends on the company. It's spendy.

You could what till the weather warms up in Minnisotta...
Forum: Road warriors 02-04-2009, 03:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,870
Posted By spawn50
Just my two cents. I would suggest getting a...

Just my two cents.

I would suggest getting a used or new Kawasaki Ninja 250 as your first bike. Sense your going to school and will be commuting it will be great on gas. It's a very reliable bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2009, 12:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,050
Posted By spawn50
Eek first impressions of a liter bike

Just got my '93 GSX-R 1100 running. Moved up from a Honda cb750. Holy cow does it move! I can understand why this bike should not be in the hands of a new rider. There is so much power in the twist...
Forum: The Garage 01-21-2009, 03:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,796
Posted By spawn50
Thanks for the great tips. I'm hoping to be able...

Thanks for the great tips. I'm hoping to be able to get this done this weekend. I'm probable going to put the old chain on and hold it together using a bit of coat hanger. I'm going to try to loosen...
Forum: The Garage 01-20-2009, 01:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,796
Posted By spawn50
no chain front sproket removel

I have a '93 GSXR 1100 that I need some help with.

I had to cut my chain off so I could pull my engine out to fix the transmission. I have the engine back in the bike. I was unsure of the chain...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2009, 02:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,548
Posted By spawn50
I'm a snowboarder. I've been snowboarding for 19...

I'm a snowboarder. I've been snowboarding for 19 years. I was hoping to be a commercial pilot, but was unable to get my medical. Oh well. Maybe I can get my recreational license.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 434
Views: 73,161
Posted By spawn50
Don't forget the tent poles. Was riding the...

Don't forget the tent poles.

Was riding the Denali Hwy. got to my camp sight. got the tent lade out and was like " What the hell happened to my tent poles!?":huh Luckily I had a pup tent and was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2008, 04:04 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,357
Posted By spawn50
Here is mine. I was tiered 0.2514

Here is mine. I was tiered 0.2514
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 676
Views: 136,364
Posted By spawn50
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_hwKIqken1p8/SR5bPRrTC7I/AAAA...

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_hwKIqken1p8/SR5bPRrTC7I/AAAAAAAAAkw/rxNgxHOv6WY/s512/bike.jpg

I just saw this thread and wanted to know if you rode the glen hwy in the winter? Hell I rode the Glen when I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,453
Posted By spawn50
I had a cop follow behind me to where I live....

I had a cop follow behind me to where I live. Didn't turn on his lights. I parked and he got out of his car and asked where I had come from. I told him my route and he told me that he got a call...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,026
Posted By spawn50
Ya I kept the CB I wouldn't give it up for...

Ya I kept the CB I wouldn't give it up for nothing. Ya having faith in your tires is big. I was riding down the hwy 1 in Northern California. The stretch I was on didn't have any warning signs for...
Forum: Road warriors 11-13-2008, 12:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,070
Posted By spawn50
Keep it and turn it into a streetfighter. :super

Keep it and turn it into a streetfighter. :super
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,026
Posted By spawn50
Eek moving up 750cc to 1100cc. experiances?

I've been riding motorcycles for the past 12 years and have been riding a 1974 Honda cb750 for the past 7 or 8 years. I just bought a used 1993 Suzuki GSX-R 1100W and have heard all the horror...
Forum: Face plant 11-08-2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 929
Posted By spawn50
I got to change my tag. I'm no longer in Alaska...

I got to change my tag. I'm no longer in Alaska :( My wife couldn't handle being away from here family. I'm know in Saint George, UT. Right know they got a ton of snow up there in Alaska. Wish I was...
Forum: Face plant 11-07-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 929
Posted By spawn50
first get off in 12 years of riding

I've been riding daily for the past 12 years and have had my first get off. No cars were involved.

I was riding at night and made a left turn into a parking lot. The parking area did not have any...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2006, 10:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,544
Posted By spawn50
I'm not sure where you live, White Horse or...

I'm not sure where you live, White Horse or Fairbanks or some other northern city. What I do is snowboard. When you pick a line to turn you have to look where you want to go and you have to lean. You...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-10-2006, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By spawn50
Yes she is. She is leaving Oct. 21. Her brother...

Yes she is. She is leaving Oct. 21. Her brother bought the tickets for them. Which is fine. I'm hoping to be able to hit the road the begining of Dec. I should have enough money saved up by then to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2006, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By spawn50
My wife wants to be closer to family. I'm also...

My wife wants to be closer to family. I'm also hoping to go back to school in the Denver area in the summer for Airplane mechanics.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2006, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 549
Posted By spawn50
From Anchorage, AK to Saint George, UT

I have not posted in a long while. I know I can get good info by posting here. Any way I have to move to Saint George, UT. now I have an excuse for a great adventure.

This is the plan. I'm having...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2005, 01:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,813
Posted By spawn50
Can a Harley realy go that fast?

Can a Harley realy go that fast?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2005, 05:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,320
Posted By spawn50
I'm 29 untell the 17th of June, so I think I'm...

I'm 29 untell the 17th of June, so I think I'm still young. I'm planning a trip across the Denali Hwy on the forth of July weekend. I'm doing the loop going up the Glen Hwy up to Paxon then across...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2005, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By spawn50
new rider

My coworker came to me and told me that her boyfriend wants to get a motorcycle. She asked me if it was dangours. I said yes it is. That her boyfriend should take the MSF and get safty gear and start...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2005, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,486
Posted By spawn50
I used photoshop and cut and pasted. I should...

I used photoshop and cut and pasted. I should have used a tripod when taking the pics, so that they would all be at the same level. I had to manualy tweak a couple of the edges, so they would line...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2005, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,486
Posted By spawn50
I ride one up. That lady didn't know I took I pic...

I ride one up. That lady didn't know I took I pic of her. Wanted a size refrence sense there is no perspective on how big the glacier is.
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2005, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,486
Posted By spawn50
The bike is a 1974 Honda CB750. I bought it for...

The bike is a 1974 Honda CB750. I bought it for $300. I had to rewire the bike and fix a couple of oil leaks. Runs great. Know I have to do the paint and body work.
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2005, 01:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,486
Posted By spawn50
wild ride to Seward

Finly posting a ride report.

Memorial day I took a ride down to Seward, AK. We had a Memorial Day breakfast and Memorial at my church. That is where the ride started. Pancakes, eggs and sausage....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2005, 12:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,196
Posted By spawn50
I remember a couple years ago when I was in...

I remember a couple years ago when I was in Spokane, WA I took my bike in to get inspected. Had to ride into the car bay avoiding the mess of slick oil and radiator fluid. Didn't want my tires in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2005, 01:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,186
Posted By spawn50
Ya speeling is not my strong sute. If you tried...

Ya speeling is not my strong sute. If you tried to read the stuff I rote when I was eight you would not have been able to read it. Only my mother could. To many rules to keep track of. silent e's...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2005, 02:06 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 15,778
Posted By spawn50
I had to write this. I hope you don't mind. ...

I had to write this. I hope you don't mind.

Tears run down my face
as I think of you

Lost to me
on a summers day

Thou my heart
may break inside
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2005, 01:17 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,186
Posted By spawn50
When I was 14 I took my self off the speed and...

When I was 14 I took my self off the speed and went with out it. I felt dumb and complient,like I wasn't myself,when I was on it. Being in public school didn't help. I got lost in the shuffle and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2005, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 628
Posted By spawn50
Yep my wife wont ride at all. My kids want to,...

Yep my wife wont ride at all. My kids want to, but I don't have the money to get them gear. Don't talk to my wife when she's driving, she will not look at the road. She can't listen to the radio and...
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2005, 11:14 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,395
Posted By spawn50
Just goes to show what a motorbike can do. I...

Just goes to show what a motorbike can do. I wounder when he will be in Alaska?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2005, 01:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,032
Posted By spawn50
My bro is looking on getting a ninja 500. Good...

My bro is looking on getting a ninja 500. Good bike to learn on. Told him to stay away from the 600. He is signing up for the msf class. I just hope he gets in. They fill up fast.
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