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Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,398
Posted By aterry1067
If you don't like it, don't buy it, even if it is...

If you don't like it, don't buy it, even if it is new or at a great price. If you don't like it before you have it, you will like it even less when it takes all your money. You will nit-pick all it's...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,398
Posted By aterry1067
Just my ideas, and I'm sure others have their own...

Just my ideas, and I'm sure others have their own ideas, but if the GS was my daily ride, I'd have to go to one extreme or the other. Personally I'd be all over the S1000RR, but the R1200R is a NICE...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 61,382
Posted By aterry1067
Seen it and sat on it at the IMS show in DC this...

Seen it and sat on it at the IMS show in DC this weekend. It's a nice bike, for sure. Same as the previous years of RS, it's a in-betweener of a RT and a R. I liked the R1200R better, liked the R9T...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,360
Posted By aterry1067
Kind-of agree with everyone else for gear in a...

Kind-of agree with everyone else for gear in a dealers sales floor. For every inch of floorspace dedicated to gear, is an inch not taken up by a bike. Dealers sell bikes and selling bikes is where...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,771
Posted By aterry1067
I completely agree with their ideas!!! If...

I completely agree with their ideas!!! If everyone follows suit, then I will be able to buy a '14 GSAW for $3K next year, because no one will want to buy a motorcycle death-machine....right? Please,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 35,965
Views: 9,242,362
Posted By aterry1067
LOL. I guess that leads one to know what side of...

LOL. I guess that leads one to know what side of the argument I am on.

But in the essence of the original post, let's delete the whole argument of how to navigate a turn on a motorcycle, and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 35,965
Views: 9,242,362
Posted By aterry1067
Brakes reduce speed. Throttle increases speed. ...

Brakes reduce speed.
Throttle increases speed.
Push left, lean right.
Push right, lean left.
Knobby tires are for dirt.
Smooth tires are for street.
Oil is good. No oil is bad.
Strippers like...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 28,794
Posted By aterry1067
After rereading my response to your post, I can...

After rereading my response to your post, I can see that I didn't accurately respond in a cohesive manner. Sorry about that. It all made sense in my mind, at the time. LOL. I just meant that most...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 28,794
Posted By aterry1067
Actually, I have experienced it differently. If...

Actually, I have experienced it differently. If traffic is at a standstill and I am easing between the cars, I have very rarely experienced anyone that would try to block me. And when they did, I...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,066
Views: 303,231
Posted By aterry1067
http://baltimore.craigslist.org/mcy/4782983377.htm...

http://baltimore.craigslist.org/mcy/4782983377.html

No pic. He might simply be posting it to please his significant other, with no plans to sell.


"Offered for sale is my 2002 BMW 1150GS...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 28,794
Posted By aterry1067
That's kinda the point. If we could fix that,...

That's kinda the point. If we could fix that, then filtering/lane splitting, or whatever you desire to call it, would be a non-issue here.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 35,965
Views: 9,242,362
Posted By aterry1067
Any road rash hurts, but looking at the gif,...

Any road rash hurts, but looking at the gif, neither of them slide more than a couple feet. He had to be going pretty slow.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,950
Posted By aterry1067
+2

+2
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,950
Posted By aterry1067
I would agree to more frequent testing, with one...

I would agree to more frequent testing, with one caveat: there must be a separate office, at a separate address, and ALL they do is testing and/or retesting, and it must be ran by civilian...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,366
Posted By aterry1067
Please read this again. This is why the guy was...

Please read this again. This is why the guy was pissed in the first place. Had you politely passed him at a moderate pace, there would not have been an issue. Instead, you chose to pass very close,...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-21-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,656
Posted By aterry1067
Does the 2008 - 2012normal GS have the lower 1st...

Does the 2008 - 2012normal GS have the lower 1st gear, or is it just the GSA models?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,947
Posted By aterry1067
I'm guessing it's someone's drunken alter-ego....

I'm guessing it's someone's drunken alter-ego. FWIW though, the threads do seem to be pretty active and invoke discussion (argument).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,947
Posted By aterry1067
You could, but then how long will your forks need...

You could, but then how long will your forks need to be to keep the tire from hitting the triple tree? Your motorcycle is a lot heavier and is (potentially) going a lot faster than a mountain bike....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,947
Posted By aterry1067
Quick science experiment for ya. Obtain a 2...

Quick science experiment for ya.

Obtain a 2 inch high solid object. It can be a brick, a piece of lumber, a big rock, whatever. Secure the object to a flat hard surface like a driveway or garage...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-15-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By aterry1067
Thanks. The reason I was considering the pods was...

Thanks. The reason I was considering the pods was because of the exhaust. The exhaust I want to run came from a 900cc, so I figured it would flow more than what the 360 normally would. But after...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 14,950
Posted By aterry1067
Several different views here, all viable. I will...

Several different views here, all viable. I will add my $0.02, and others can take it for what they will.

As others have said, getting any license to operate any motor vehicle in the EU is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9,995
Views: 2,086,364
Posted By aterry1067
+1. Most people at work now are aware that I...

+1. Most people at work now are aware that I prefer to ride when no one else does. The stupid questions for me are on the opposite side of the scale. If the weather is completely shitty outside,...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-15-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By aterry1067
Triumph exhaust cargo strapped to the side of the...

Triumph exhaust cargo strapped to the side of the bike for visualization purposes. I think I can make it fit and not look out of place.

I may need some fab and welding help. This may cost me...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-15-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By aterry1067
Thanks, Y'all! I replaced points, condenser, and...

Thanks, Y'all! I replaced points, condenser, and plugs, charged the battery, changed the oil (gassy, I'm guessing from running on one cylinder and/or flooding), and timed the points. It's now running...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-15-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2,066
Views: 303,231
Posted By aterry1067
Most likely carbs out of sync, and I'd venture to...

Most likely carbs out of sync, and I'd venture to guess he didn't re-jet after adding the pod filters.

But even if it was running great, I'd be hard pressed to come close to even half his asking...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-15-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By aterry1067
Thanks for your reply. I appreciate the ideas and...

Thanks for your reply. I appreciate the ideas and insight. It has a new battery, but that doesn't mean it isn't weak.

The new points and condensor arrived yesterday and I installed them last...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-11-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By aterry1067
Bueller? lol Another question. Finding...

Bueller? lol

Another question. Finding factory exhausts for these things is a challenge at best. I am thinking of trying to fit a newer Triumph Scrambler exhaust on to this. Has anyone done that...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-09-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,135
Posted By aterry1067
1974 Honda 360 Scrambler help

I recently picked up a winter project, a 1974 Honda 360 Scrambler. It runs, albeit poorly, but all pieces seem to be there. I know the mufflers aren't correct, and I plan on eventually replacing...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-30-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 5,014
Views: 496,615
Posted By aterry1067
not mine. ...

not mine.

http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/mcy/4739193210.html

Ninja 500R for sale. Clean title, low miles. Last rode last year, has been stored covered outside since. Needs work-...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,131
Posted By aterry1067
Pulling the handles in a fighter jet has been...

Pulling the handles in a fighter jet has been likened to "committing suicide to keep from killing yourself." It is a very violent event and takes quite a while for the pilot to recover. They would...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-20-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4,065
Views: 774,504
Posted By aterry1067
Bar end mirrors finally did it for me. Finally...

Bar end mirrors finally did it for me. Finally got around to installing them this weekend and found it helped a lot..... '06 Wee.

$12 on amazon I think.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,448
Posted By aterry1067
LOL.... awesome. You could probably sell the...

LOL.... awesome. You could probably sell the chute for more money than you got out of the briefcase. I'm sure that particular chute would go for a ton at auction.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,670
Posted By aterry1067
Like the OP, I was master-and-commander of the 47...

Like the OP, I was master-and-commander of the 47 point left hand turn. Turning right was no problem, but left turns just got me all out of whack. Practice, practice, practice, and like someone...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,002
Posted By aterry1067
I'm kinda the same as Foxtrapper. If the palms...

I'm kinda the same as Foxtrapper. If the palms and fingers of the gloves are too thick, then I lose then sensation of touch and end up squeezing with a lot more force. I try to find gloves with...
Forum: The Garage 04-10-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,311
Posted By aterry1067
Ford 300 6 cyl. So all that together, you're...

Ford 300 6 cyl. So all that together, you're out, $40? And a weekend? Sounds good.

LOL, just playing, I know it's a little more than $40. But it's still cheap in comparison. I agree with...
Forum: The Garage 04-05-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,713
Posted By aterry1067
Sounds like the fluid is bypassing somewhere....

Sounds like the fluid is bypassing somewhere. First suspect is the new master cylinder. You could tear the master cylinder apart and have a look at the rubber bits in there, especially around the...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By aterry1067
Just (only) learning to ride in the dirt? I would...

Just (only) learning to ride in the dirt? I would go ahead and get a full MX boot. For no other reason than, why not? It's the most protection you can buy. I wouldn't get the most expensive boot on...
Forum: The Garage 04-03-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 1,434
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 324,143
Posted By aterry1067
LOL...yeah I was kinda thinking the same thing,...

LOL...yeah I was kinda thinking the same thing, but thought it might be just me being a little anal. I don't reload ammo, but I have worked with and around quite a few munitions, including some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,319
Posted By aterry1067
I kept my home-of-record license (TN) the entire...

I kept my home-of-record license (TN) the entire time I was in the military (12 years) and it had even expired at one point. I was told by multiple LEO's and by someone from the base legal office...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,289
Posted By aterry1067
$500 in cosmetic parts unless you still have all...

$500 in cosmetic parts unless you still have all the originals, a lot of cleaning, and a little tlc and it would be back to a $2500+ bike.
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