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Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 1,089,118
Posted By Going_Commando
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Forum: The Garage 09-22-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,837
Posted By Going_Commando
You can actually fit 2 "runs" down a stud, and...

You can actually fit 2 "runs" down a stud, and still meet the 1 1/4" setback. 12-2 and 12-3 are a bit under 1/2 an inch wide, and if you offset the staples you can get the romex touching each other,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-20-2012, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8,854
Views: 586,436
Posted By Going_Commando
Suh-weeeet! I live about 2 miles away from that...

Suh-weeeet! I live about 2 miles away from that dealership and had no idea any such thing existed, and my BMW is disgusting. Fun times!
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 25,174
Posted By Going_Commando
The 800R is an 800S with bar risers and lower...

The 800R is an 800S with bar risers and lower pegs from the factory, when you get right down to it. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 1,089,118
Posted By Going_Commando
It's very weird, but I lust after this bike right...

It's very weird, but I lust after this bike right now like few before:
http://images.autoconx.com/photos/267/750042267_1_b.jpg
And I am 23 and currently own a BMW R-1200S. I don't...understand...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,219
Posted By Going_Commando
Since when have Ducatis functioned? :lol3 I...

Since when have Ducatis functioned? :lol3

I think it looks awesome, but what do I know, being 23 and enjoy matte paint jobs, big brakes, speed, and that glorious exhaust note. How much dinero?
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,830
Posted By Going_Commando
I have a 2006 FZ-6, and have got to say, the damn...

I have a 2006 FZ-6, and have got to say, the damn bike has no torque at all. I bought an 07 BMW R-1200S with 35 more horsepower, and 85 ft/lbs of torque that starts at about 1800 rpm, and can firmly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2012, 07:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,090
Posted By Going_Commando
It's fun. It really is as simple as that. Life...

It's fun. It really is as simple as that. Life should be fun, so I do things that are fun.

No need to over complicate things guys.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,818
Posted By Going_Commando
I sing constantly, bob my head, tap my handgrips,...

I sing constantly, bob my head, tap my handgrips, moo at cows, bark at dogs, yell at people, yell in general, hoot and holler when I am having fun in the twisties or when my right wrist gets twisty...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,808
Posted By Going_Commando
http://going-commando.smugmug.com/Other/random/i-F...

http://going-commando.smugmug.com/Other/random/i-FkKXL5F/0/M/haters4-M.jpg

It ain't no Ducati 848, but compared to the GS, it looks jaw-droppingly gorgeous.

Does the 800XC come with bags? I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,808
Posted By Going_Commando
Taking a trip, need some bike advice

I know this topic has been rehashed about a million times, and I have been searching like a fiend, but I would like to get some more current information. So, this July I am planning a moto-trip...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2012, 12:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,636
Posted By Going_Commando
I tend to beat the shit out of my phones, and...

I tend to beat the shit out of my phones, and prefer to go with a slimmer phone, and put a rubberized case on it, and use a ZAGG Invisibleshield screen protector on the screen and call it good. When...
Forum: Beasts 02-29-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 14,302
Posted By Going_Commando
Hey R71, during your purchase, did they happen to...

Hey R71, during your purchase, did they happen to mention when they were getting any more in? I definitely want to take a look at the 2012 for a trip I want to take in July, and if I can get 0%...
Forum: The Garage 02-27-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,252
Posted By Going_Commando
In my world as an electrician, the tools are as...

In my world as an electrician, the tools are as follows:

Hammer:
http://0.tqn.com/d/homerenovations/1/0/F/6/-/-/sidecuttingpliers.jpg

Chisel:
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7,366
Views: 1,089,118
Posted By Going_Commando
http://going-commando.smugmug.com/Other/random/i-w...

http://going-commando.smugmug.com/Other/random/i-wbvKvWZ/0/M/Ducati-848-EVO-Superbike-M.jpg (http://going-commando.smugmug.com/Other/random/i-wbvKvWZ/0/M/Ducati-848-EVO-Superbike-M.jpg)
Forum: Road warriors 12-26-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 30,433
Posted By Going_Commando
I have one just like the OP. Gorgeous bike and...

I have one just like the OP. Gorgeous bike and pretty quick. Beats the hell out of the FZ-6 I had before with the torque. Mmmm, torque. I'm amazed I haven't gotten a ticket on the thing yet :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3,321
Views: 326,190
Posted By Going_Commando
I can honestly say that if I had the room to own...

I can honestly say that if I had the room to own more than 1 bike at a time, I would have a Harley around. For those occasions where I just want to spend the day puttering along smelling the roses,...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2011, 04:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,835
Posted By Going_Commando
This is good information. I have been using a...

This is good information. I have been using a crappy little 8 year old p&s and leaving the DSLR at home since I don't want to hurt it, but really miss the capability.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2011, 06:01 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,885
Posted By Going_Commando
Exactly. Riding keeps me sane.

Exactly. Riding keeps me sane.
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 122,321
Posted By Going_Commando
I was going to try to hit up a different harley...

I was going to try to hit up a different harley dealer today, but was far too hungover and had a family function, so it will have to be postponed.:lol3 I also discovered the new BMW R1200R, which...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 122,321
Posted By Going_Commando
My thoughts exactly, especially with an outdated...

My thoughts exactly, especially with an outdated model, since this bike was pre XR1200X. The salesperson said they had sold other XR1200s since they got that one in. There is a much larger dealer...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 122,321
Posted By Going_Commando
Went and looked at an xr1200 today. The dealer I...

Went and looked at an xr1200 today. The dealer I went to only had a leftover 09 that one of the employees had dumped, with a broken shift lever, bent clutch lever, scratched side cases, etc. So here...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 122,321
Posted By Going_Commando
I can get gold plated insurance with collision...

I can get gold plated insurance with collision for a 2012 xr1200x for $12 more than my 03 XR-650l with no collision... If i also get rid of my FZ-6, then my insurance would drop $800 a year. Hmmm.......
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2011, 05:42 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 18,153
Posted By Going_Commando
A Kawasaki Indian? That's just plain cool.

A Kawasaki Indian? That's just plain cool.
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 26,663
Posted By Going_Commando
I'm 22, and am rather torn on cafe bikes. I love...

I'm 22, and am rather torn on cafe bikes. I love the Brit bikes such as the Triumphs, Nortons, BSAs, etc, but prefer to see them stock unless they are a bobbed Triumph. I can dig bobbers, but the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 38,510
Posted By Going_Commando
Definitely high on my wants list, and currently...

Definitely high on my wants list, and currently leading the Tiger 800...
Forum: Beasts 03-07-2011, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20,747
Views: 3,601,911
Posted By Going_Commando
I can't wait to check this bike out! Right now I...

I can't wait to check this bike out! Right now I am between the Tiger 800 and the Harley XR1200. Wonder when NH will get a Tiger 800 to play with.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3,321
Views: 326,190
Posted By Going_Commando
Victory is listening, and that is why they make...

Victory is listening, and that is why they make cruisers with more power than Harleys. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 3,321
Views: 326,190
Posted By Going_Commando
In all honesty, do they need more than cruisers?...

In all honesty, do they need more than cruisers? That is what consumers are still buying, and Harley sales outnumber all the other manufacturers by a long shot. I am 22, and know plenty of guys my...
Forum: Thumpers 02-19-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,098
Posted By Going_Commando
I think a KDX it will be. From the looks of the...

I think a KDX it will be. From the looks of the used market they seem to be in better shape than the 125s I have been looking at. I think my best play is to rock a KDX for a year or two, and then buy...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,098
Posted By Going_Commando
That definitely makes a lot of sense. The problem...

That definitely makes a lot of sense. The problem is that I don't have the best self control when it comes to power. If I have that much power on tap initially, I am going to use it. That's why I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,098
Posted By Going_Commando
I'll have to keep my eyes open for a Husky. That...

I'll have to keep my eyes open for a Husky. That sounds interesting. I don't want to just putter around in the woods. I want to become a better rider. I don't know if I will get into racing or not,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,098
Posted By Going_Commando
No freeways will ever be touched by my dirt bike,...

No freeways will ever be touched by my dirt bike, and most trails that I am currently interested in are within a 15 minute ride or so from my driveway. A bunch of trails are about 200 yards down the...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2011, 12:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,098
Posted By Going_Commando
I need a damn dirt bike

So here's the deal. I am 22, 6'0, and by riding season should be sitting around 170 lbs, have a Honda XR-650L and a Yamaha FZ-6. I have tried riding the Honda off road, but in the tight NH trails...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2011, 04:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,093
Posted By Going_Commando
Norton Commando :tb

Norton Commando :tb
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 61,354
Posted By Going_Commando
I want one. Any news on if they are coming to the...

I want one. Any news on if they are coming to the US or not?
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2010, 03:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,337
Posted By Going_Commando
I currently have an Fz-6, am 22, and it is my 2nd...

I currently have an Fz-6, am 22, and it is my 2nd motorcycle. Fun bike, and coming from my Honda XR-650L, when you get the thing to 10,000RPM it is like a turbo kicked in. Unreal. Only problem is it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,994
Posted By Going_Commando
I rode one for my MSF class, and it wasn't bad. I...

I rode one for my MSF class, and it wasn't bad. I scraped the pegs once on an exercise and it was fun. The brakes seemed to be pretty predictable, though one guy did lock up the front and did a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,128
Posted By Going_Commando
I know the first rule, the problem was to even...

I know the first rule, the problem was to even get the top bolt in of the brackets that wrap around the muffler, I had to use a hammer with some whacky persuasion to get the bolts to start in the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 16,128
Posted By Going_Commando
Thanks for the offer mang. I am going to give it...

Thanks for the offer mang. I am going to give it a shot this weekend and see if I can't fuck something up. After having to use a hammer to get the top rack on, we'll see how the sides go :lol3
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