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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-06-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7,133
Views: 6,322,421
Posted By Nataraj
(b)ugh!

Mrs. Nataraj after a 25-mile stretch along the Mississippi in MN one mid-spring evening:

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/212/498806233_3ae4b26b25.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-05-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7,133
Views: 6,322,421
Posted By Nataraj
Circa 1986, her first bike is a Honda 450 Rebel: ...

Circa 1986, her first bike is a Honda 450 Rebel:
http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5042/5233403058_7d22f671ed_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/nataraj_hauser/5233403058/)
Reena Rebel...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-24-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2,541
Views: 127,448
Posted By Nataraj
Thanks for setting this up, Cannonshot, and...

Thanks for setting this up, Cannonshot, and thanks to Rapid_Roy for the eats! It was great meeting some new folks.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-19-2010, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2,541
Views: 127,448
Posted By Nataraj
Looks like I'm in

Barring some unforeseen event, I will be there. I don't know any of you, so I'll have to struggle mightily to determine the group from the normal cagers. :freaky Could be tough because it seems a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2010, 06:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,506
Posted By Nataraj
Madison Native

Hi Ryan,

I've lived in Madison my entire life. The FIRST thing you should do is pick up a copy of the local weekly paper, ISTHMUS, and check out the various sections for events, music etc. The...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 22,737
Posted By Nataraj
Re:Page Two

Page Two = Bike Porn

I need a cigarette!
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 22,737
Posted By Nataraj
Page One

Page One = Bike Porn.

Me likee!
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2009, 04:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,602
Posted By Nataraj
Great RR

Loved the short videos to accompany the still photos.
:1drink
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,347
Posted By Nataraj
More Thumper, Less Filling

A coworker is trying to sell his KTM 990 Adventure. It has given him nothing but problems. I have no personal experience...

If I were doing this again, I would buy the ridiculously inexpensive...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,347
Posted By Nataraj
WOW. You could be my twin. I have an MZ Baghira...

WOW. You could be my twin. I have an MZ Baghira Street Moto (17" wheels), modded with racks for Givi bags and a top box, pop-on/off windscreen, and (being made) a Rick Mayer saddle. I ALSO own a...
Forum: Face plant 02-11-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,794
Posted By Nataraj
Cracked...rear-ending...cheeks? Sounds like a...

Cracked...rear-ending...cheeks? Sounds like a deeply rewarding night. That is, if I have the thrust of this story right. Just remember, not everything that sucks is bad.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,281
Posted By Nataraj
Sicko

I was about to post this story. My guess is he's a self-righteous prick who feels that he's unduly bothered by noisy motorcycles or bicyclists who don't stop at the stop sign or some other perceived...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 840,431
Posted By Nataraj
Hmmm, looks like a cartoon of a motorcycle. ...

Hmmm, looks like a cartoon of a motorcycle. :scratch
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 840,431
Posted By Nataraj
Sweet!!!

Sweet!!!
Forum: Thumpers 04-01-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3,001
Views: 820,673
Posted By Nataraj
Laugh My MZ Baghira Adventure

My MZ Baghira super motard that does double duty as my adventure tourer. Racks for the Givi side bags were from Touratech and then modified. The top box is an el-cheapo from JC Whitney for $60 (and...
Forum: Face plant 12-08-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,802
Posted By Nataraj
Bumpin' my MZ

I was on a loooong trip on my MZ Baghira SM - around all 5 Great Lakes - when I cooked my battery. I tried, and tried to bump start that bike in 3rd and 4th gear. For 6 days I tried, and always had...
Forum: Face plant 08-02-2007, 07:53 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,026
Posted By Nataraj
Glad you're (mostly) OK! I just had a close...

Glad you're (mostly) OK! I just had a close encounter with venison on the hoof last Saturday. I was on a twisty WI backroad; my wife had just waved me ahead so I could play in the tight stuff. I was...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2007, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,674
Posted By Nataraj
Long haul 'motard

In one trip? 3,400 miles from Wisconsin, around all five great lakes!

In one day? 400 miles, same trip.

I have 22,000 miles on my MZ Baghira SM in 4 seasons.

Nataraj:clap
Forum: Face plant 03-26-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,878
Posted By Nataraj
Oww!

I sure hope your friend pulls out of this well. That shoulder looks like it's going to be a major inconvenience for most of a year. Bonus points seem called for though: Taking out a deer in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-13-2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,522
Posted By Nataraj
SCMG - 1st weekend of May

The famous Slimy Crud Motorcycle Gang spring ride is Sunday, May 6th, starting in Pine Bluff at the bar that used to be called Kitts Korners and then became a strip club that got closed down and now...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 48,765
Posted By Nataraj
adventure versus stupid

[QUOTE=KTM fokstra]When is riding in the snow an adventure and when is it just plain ol stupid? ... lol

When you crash and trash your favorite scoot! But, at least I know have a story and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-31-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,081
Posted By Nataraj
Deutschland uber alles..?

...or are other marques welcome? What if I have a German bike but it's not a BMW? Can I still come? Can rice burners join kraut burners? If not, well then FYYFF. We'll just camp next to you and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-30-2007, 06:54 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,760
Posted By Nataraj
Sunday, with chainsaw

I'm coming down Sunday, with a small crew of riding buddies. Not much in the way of "adventure riders", though we have had our moments (those Gazzetteers really can get you into trouble!). We'll be...
Forum: Vendors 01-29-2007, 05:13 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 107,835
Posted By Nataraj
Another happy customer

I agree with Wayne, his website sucks. :D So? I called him and bought a hi-vis stretch kevlar 3/4 length jacke and have never regretted it. Expensive, sure, but I wear it EVERY time I ride...
Forum: Face plant 01-23-2007, 05:02 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 24,511
Posted By Nataraj
What were(n't) they thinking?!

A friggin' u-turn at the top of a blind rise?

Shoot 'em. :topes

I haven't read the entire thread, so I hope the injuries turn out to be minor. Best of luck prettying up the Beemer.
Forum: Face plant 01-21-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 726
Posted By Nataraj
MZ Skating

No shit, there I was...

On Monday it snowed about 2" here in southern WI. A fairly normal occurance around here, but this year has been unusually snow free and I've been riding routinely. So by...
Forum: Face plant 01-21-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,588
Posted By Nataraj
Biffin' Bonnie

Glad to hear you're doing ok. My MZ and I just went skating on ice and the tale will get it's own page. I have to say, ATTGATT is where it's at.

You realize that while the bike is getting put...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2006, 07:49 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 22,428
Posted By Nataraj
Dirt Dragon

Great story line and photos. Thanks!

A couple of years ago I was leading a ride in western WI and got us into a baby version of this road. My wife's Buell Blast was running on fumes so we...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2006, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 97,426
Posted By Nataraj
Kawasaki KZ750LTD

In WI back in the olden days we had tiered licensing (1-500cc and 501+ cc) and my first bike was a Honda CB200T. No way I wanted to do the test twice, so I renewed my learners permit a couple of...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2005, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 813
Posted By Nataraj
Baghira Box

Hi! I use my '01 Baghira SM many days for my commute to work. I found an inexpensive trunk box at JC Whitney ($60) that works really well. I had to get a bit creative to mount the base plate, but...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2005, 05:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,079
Posted By Nataraj
Typical touring day

Hey VR, and all,

My mileage on the MZ Baghira tends to be limited to 350-400 mile days, though I have done a 500 mile day with no ill effects except a bit of butt-squirm. My wife generally...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-07-2005, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6,749
Views: 2,252,336
Posted By Nataraj
This sign sleighs me!

I was out riding yesterday (60 degrees in Wisconsin in March...oh YEA!!) and blew past a sign I wish I could have taken a photo of. Traffic and no shoulder prevented a stop. It was your standard...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2005, 08:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,633
Posted By Nataraj
Me and my MZ

I guess the desire for an SM depends on what you're gonna use it for. If you wanna race, get a "real" one like the KTM SM. If it's a Street Moto, and you plan on actually riding the dang thing more...
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2005, 08:37 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,021
Posted By Nataraj
Wink SM Hooligan!

[QUOTE=RoyB]I always keep at least one Hooligan bike in the barn. For the last few years my "Hooligan of Choice" was a 2000 Buell M2 Cyclone with all the mods necessary to be a real fun bike.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-23-2005, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3,001
Views: 820,673
Posted By Nataraj
Top case

I mounted the same case on my MZ Baghira...it was inexpensive and works great. I also did not have a rack and had to jury-rig something but it wasn't too difficult. When it's off, I have the base...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2005, 12:11 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 43,481
Posted By Nataraj
Of Deer and Men

Freddie, as has been said a zillion times already: Great report. Thanks for putting the story out there. I have already used it as an eye-opener for a buddy who intends to get his first bike this...
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2004, 02:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,084
Posted By Nataraj
Warm gear for cold rides

I ride in temps down to the low teens - approx. 15 mile each way commute - with only the following:

- no fairing (MZ Baghira SM)
- MotoPort kevlar jacket with wind and thermal liners in
- Hein...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2004, 02:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,043
Posted By Nataraj
SM in America

While the Yamaha XT660X is not availaboe in the US (yet), there are a couple of tasty options...my personal favorite ('cause it's mine) is the MZ Baghira SM (with the same engine as that new Yammy):...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2004, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9,232
Views: 2,875,697
Posted By Nataraj
Wicked Extra watchful!

Another set of eyes can't hurt. The Baghira again...http://www.advrider.com/forums/images/icons/Wicked.gif
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-22-2004, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9,232
Views: 2,875,697
Posted By Nataraj
Loaded Baghira

Here is my '01 MZ Baghira loaded for a 3,400 mile camping trip. Pretty spartan traveling. The Missuz was on her own bike and she lugged the tent. I thought the sign was a funny MZ pun: It says,...
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