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Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 5,900
Views: 861,684
Posted By SRG
M - if you are asking if I know the histsroy of...

M - if you are asking if I know the histsroy of the PG Powersports FE450, I do not. It came up in conversation when I was there several weeks ago.

I do know that my FX450 (which is a wonderful...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 35,143
Views: 8,777,456
Posted By SRG
Stu has a point. That's crazy fast for a public...

Stu has a point. That's crazy fast for a public road. Don't think it's officially closed. No marshals, safety crew or medics. IOM is dangerous as hell and they have all those things. Folks get killed...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-21-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 94,691
Posted By SRG
Nice job on the miss Ted. I ride and drive...

Nice job on the miss Ted.

I ride and drive that road often, sometimes at a fair clip. I'm glad it wasn't me rounding that bend in the Pcar. There's enough "natural" obstacles out there w/o some...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-17-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By SRG
Not in Afton, but less than 30min away between...

Not in Afton, but less than 30min away between Earlysville and Free Union:

http://www.va-guesthouses.com/cottages.php?accommodation=Seven+Gables+Log+Cabin

Owned buy my sister. ADV discount. PM...
Forum: Thumpers 11-15-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5,900
Views: 861,684
Posted By SRG
M - PG Powersports in North Wilkesboro, NC has,...

M - PG Powersports in North Wilkesboro, NC has, or soon will have, an FE450. Not currently street legal, but w/ a Sicass kit, it could be. PG is a good source for Berg parts and service too.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6,412
Views: 353,362
Posted By SRG
"I get being "nice" but when you're in the way,...

"I get being "nice" but when you're in the way, you're not "nice", you're annoying."

Let that slip right out, didn't you? :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 11-14-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 886
Posted By SRG
I had an '02 640Adv and an '02 640E. Loved them...

I had an '02 640Adv and an '02 640E. Loved them both. The Adv. was built for trips like yours. Vibes can be an issue, some of them shake worse than others. You have to ride it to see. As soon as the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12,228
Views: 614,068
Posted By SRG
Saved the screen shot? That's double naught spy...

Saved the screen shot? That's double naught spy stuff right there.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By SRG
I'm not personally interested in them. The map...

I'm not personally interested in them. The map key says ATV trail. This implies more than 2 wheels on a trail that looks tough an a trials bike. Begs the question. That is all.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-07-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By SRG
If there's a trail in those pics, you do need a...

If there's a trail in those pics, you do need a trials bike and I'd still take a 5.

How does anyone drive/ride a 4 wheeler up that?
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5,900
Views: 861,684
Posted By SRG
All those design standards and pieces are top...

All those design standards and pieces are top level/quality - why would you not use them? All sorts of cars and bikes use Brembo brakes - why not?, they are generally excellent.

The fact that I...
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5,900
Views: 861,684
Posted By SRG
70* Bergs are not Y/B KTM's at all. Unique motor,...

70* Bergs are not Y/B KTM's at all. Unique motor, unique frame, unique subframe, tank, and plastics. To which many suppliers commonly used parts are attached most of which are used on KTM's too. Most...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6,412
Views: 353,362
Posted By SRG
There are plenty of circumstances around here...

There are plenty of circumstances around here that require crossing the DY. Parked cars/trucks/equipment, odd places where striping starts or stops, walkers, cyclists, runners, recycling bins and...
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5,900
Views: 861,684
Posted By SRG
Those are some super pics. How much does the...

Those are some super pics.

How much does the weight of the chainsaw effect you?

Looks like a great place for a trials bike.
Forum: Thumpers 11-02-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12,228
Views: 614,068
Posted By SRG
Blue and orange, orange and blue. It's getting...

Blue and orange, orange and blue. It's getting old. There are others out there for you to love or hate. Some mobetta than orange or blue.

Red and White : http://www.betausa.com/

A different...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6,412
Views: 353,362
Posted By SRG
I can't remember the last time I saved the day...

I can't remember the last time I saved the day with a heroic assertive action. On a bicycle or otherwise. With certain firey cashes imminent our heroes of this thread do just that every ride....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6,412
Views: 353,362
Posted By SRG
Gumme's been cycling for 20 years and he's "more...

Gumme's been cycling for 20 years and he's "more educated" because of it.

That's great news for me as I've cycled for 40 years so by now I must have unquestionable expertise. Cool. I've always...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6,412
Views: 353,362
Posted By SRG
Misusing a crosswalk is not a complicated thing....

Misusing a crosswalk is not a complicated thing. Instead of waiting for a light, you cross at the pedestrian crossing. So you can be both a vehicle and a pedestrian, which ever works best for you....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6,412
Views: 353,362
Posted By SRG
It's true around here in my observation. In the...

It's true around here in my observation. In the neighborhoods there are lots of plain old stop signs and everyone rolls them. The 3 cyclists I followed for a couple of minutes Sat. morning didn't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 35,143
Views: 8,777,456
Posted By SRG
Nice gear on that sheriff. Crap helmet and not...

Nice gear on that sheriff. Crap helmet and not much else. Isn't that an unquestionable fail?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6,412
Views: 353,362
Posted By SRG
That stinks. I hope the asshole is caught and the...

That stinks. I hope the asshole is caught and the cyclist recovers.
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12,228
Views: 614,068
Posted By SRG
Never said I didn't like it. See how this...

Never said I didn't like it.

See how this just became less interesting?
Forum: Thumpers 10-24-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 12,228
Views: 614,068
Posted By SRG
This thread is actually way more interesting when...

This thread is actually way more interesting when the original subject is not being discussed. Good job.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6,412
Views: 353,362
Posted By SRG
Pushbike is a common term throughout the ex...

Pushbike is a common term throughout the ex British colonies, except the US. It has no implication of insult. My dad from RSA uses the term (he also says motorbike - dose that hurt too?). If it winds...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12,228
Views: 614,068
Posted By SRG
Monty - I took the Berg to that dealer because...

Monty - I took the Berg to that dealer because they were right on the way to Boone/Blowing Rock where we were staying for a week. I was bringing the bike with me anyway to ride while there. I hope...
Forum: Thumpers 10-21-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 5,900
Views: 861,684
Posted By SRG
Or have those pipes ceramic coated, inside and...

Or have those pipes ceramic coated, inside and out.
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12,228
Views: 614,068
Posted By SRG
No, you read that wrong too. I believe the...

No, you read that wrong too.

I believe the guy who did need the motor ran his w/o coolant for some time. How well will your bike do that?

At least you are consistent in your ignorance.

Edit...
Forum: Thumpers 10-20-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12,228
Views: 614,068
Posted By SRG
Krabill - your continual euro bike bashing only...

Krabill - your continual euro bike bashing only shows how little you know of them. Read this thread:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=782994&page=68

If that's too difficult at least...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 10,242
Posted By SRG
I waved at a Harley rider the other day while...

I waved at a Harley rider the other day while riding my '75 CT90. All I got back was a crusierface scowl. I rode away laughing, he didn't.
Forum: Vendors 10-10-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,181
Posted By SRG
Yes, need a guinea pig for that one?

Yes, need a guinea pig for that one?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-05-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 94,691
Posted By SRG
You went down the jeep trail on that? Damn...

You went down the jeep trail on that?

Damn son, good job.

We can try it again sometime soon. I'll be on something several megatons lighter.
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12,228
Views: 614,068
Posted By SRG
Here is a nice Husky: ...

Here is a nice Husky:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1011530

Power, W/R 6 speed, suspension, handling & brakes at a reasonable weight with long service intervals - yes, you can...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-03-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 94,691
Posted By SRG
JM - what time are you thinking? I might be up...

JM - what time are you thinking? I might be up for it. 10am at Brownsville Market (Crozet)?

Edit - Nevermind, no can do.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,003
Posted By SRG
Not a fan. Keep your religious fairy tales to...

Not a fan. Keep your religious fairy tales to yourself and never on public property.
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12,228
Views: 614,068
Posted By SRG
If someone was really interested in why KTM chose...

If someone was really interested in why KTM chose to nix the 70* engines they could find out the real story. Or, they could make up a complete pile of :topes, which I suppose is easier. Maybe those...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12,228
Views: 614,068
Posted By SRG
And the completely different/unique frame to go...

And the completely different/unique frame to go w/ the 70* motor.

Last of the real Berg's.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 35,143
Views: 8,777,456
Posted By SRG
Front engine is no better than rear engine, just...

Front engine is no better than rear engine, just more common. The only difference between the 2 is which end of the car hits the ditch first.

Mid engine is the holy grail which you seek.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12,228
Views: 614,068
Posted By SRG
Blue & Yellow = colors of the Swedish flag. ...

Blue & Yellow = colors of the Swedish flag.

Husaberg just wanted to prove that their national colors could actually be fast, orange kicking fast.

These Aussies get it:
...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12,228
Views: 614,068
Posted By SRG
Required reading for the euro naysayers on this...

Required reading for the euro naysayers on this thread:

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Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12,228
Views: 614,068
Posted By SRG
I bought a 2010 Husaberg FX450 about a year ago....

I bought a 2010 Husaberg FX450 about a year ago. It's street legal and I use it as a dualsport. It had 80 hours on it. I finally got around to having the valves checked recently at just over 200...
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