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Forum: Beasts 08-23-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,500
Posted By F16Viper68
Thanks. :lol3 Dave...

Thanks. :lol3

Dave...
Forum: Beasts 08-21-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,500
Posted By F16Viper68
You have a part number? I'm sitting at 25k miles...

You have a part number? I'm sitting at 25k miles and need to do the valve check. Might as well take care of this at the same time.

Dave...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-31-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 16,881
Posted By F16Viper68
It's next year!

It's next year!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-12-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,282
Posted By F16Viper68
I've often wondered if I was the only one out...

I've often wondered if I was the only one out there who treated the summer months in Florida as "winter" and rode a bit less due to the heat.

Dave...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-11-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By F16Viper68
So glad I didn't swing by. I would have been so...

So glad I didn't swing by. I would have been so disappointed. Every time I go up there I hit up the shop then get an ice cream.

Well I did have a decent grouper sandwich at the Crab Trap while...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-10-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By F16Viper68
Is it true that Motorcycle Outfitters in Tellico...

Is it true that Motorcycle Outfitters in Tellico Plains shutdown for good? If so, that sucks!

Dave...
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 24,934
Views: 4,603,756
Posted By F16Viper68
I gave it a whirl but I didn't feel like it's...

I gave it a whirl but I didn't feel like it's making a huge amount of difference. It's a beautiful piece of hardware but it's just not making, IMHO, enough of a change to warrant keeping. Some...
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 24,934
Views: 4,603,756
Posted By F16Viper68
Who says it can't be multi-purpose? :lol3 ...

Who says it can't be multi-purpose? :lol3

Dave...
Forum: Beasts 06-07-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24,934
Views: 4,603,756
Posted By F16Viper68
I've experienced similar results before and after...

I've experienced similar results before and after a reflash. I'm going to give this thing a whirl this weekend.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-31-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By F16Viper68
That was a great ride on a large dual sport. The...

That was a great ride on a large dual sport. The roads were all in good shape as expected. Surprisingly 129 was quiet so I was able to blast through Deals Gap on my way back to homeplate.

I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-29-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By F16Viper68
I have no idea how to describe this. :eek1 But...

I have no idea how to describe this. :eek1 But somewhere in there you'll find the body. :lol3

Edit: I didn't think you could upload attachments anymore but I guess you can, so I uploaded the GPX...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-29-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By F16Viper68
Many thanks. I'll let you guys know how it is...

Many thanks. I'll let you guys know how it is tomorrow.

Dave...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-29-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By F16Viper68
Yeah, that's why I like it. :) I'm not keen on...

Yeah, that's why I like it. :) I'm not keen on tackling dirt on a 800lb bike (with me on it) by myself. :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-29-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,063
Posted By F16Viper68
Dirt Cherohala / Condition

Has anyone recently been on the "Dirt Cherahola"? I'm thinking about hitting up tomorrow (Friday) and I'll be solo so I was wondering if anyone has been on it lately. If so, what condition is it...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-10-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,282
Posted By F16Viper68
It looks a bit different now. :evil ...

It looks a bit different now. :evil


http://f16viper68.smugmug.com/photos/i-cW5CrQT/0/M/i-cW5CrQT-M.jpg


http://f16viper68.smugmug.com/photos/i-jk2SQTK/0/M/i-jk2SQTK-M.jpg
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-10-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,282
Posted By F16Viper68
Well I know one of those trips was a while back...

Well I know one of those trips was a while back because I bought that Super Tenere about 18 months ago. :lol3

Dave....
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 46,968
Posted By F16Viper68
Are you using the pinlock shield? Dave...

Are you using the pinlock shield?

Dave...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 46,968
Posted By F16Viper68
Correct, I removed the small red strap from the d...

Correct, I removed the small red strap from the d rings not the cheek pads. It was in the way. Either way, I installed a quick clip system so it's moot.

Dave...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 46,968
Posted By F16Viper68
I've had this helmet for about a week now and I'm...

I've had this helmet for about a week now and I'm really impressed with it. I'm coming off an HJC FS-15 which, for the money, is a pretty decent helmet.

Pros:
+ Internal sun visor. Easy...
Forum: Face plant 10-21-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,025
Posted By F16Viper68
Yeah, I have utterly no idea how someone doesn't...

Yeah, I have utterly no idea how someone doesn't even take the basic precautions when it comes to protecting their children. As long as I live I'll never forget opening the rear door and seeing that...
Forum: Face plant 10-15-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,025
Posted By F16Viper68
Did you take the two day course at Barber? That...

Did you take the two day course at Barber? That looks very appealing.

Bring a hoodie? :dunno
Forum: Face plant 10-14-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,025
Posted By F16Viper68
This does have some merit since I find the large...

This does have some merit since I find the large dual sports just suck around here due to the soft sugary sand. I know it can be done and I've seen it done but there's just no way I'm taking a 2012...
Forum: Face plant 10-14-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,025
Posted By F16Viper68
Seriously leaning towards stepping it up. I just...

Seriously leaning towards stepping it up. I just love riding too much to walk away.

Now I just have to define "stepping it up".

Me - "Honey! The folks online say I have to buy a track bike...
Forum: Face plant 10-14-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,025
Posted By F16Viper68
This is interesting because recently I've felt my...

This is interesting because recently I've felt my riding skill level has hit a plateau. I read a lot about riding but feel like it's time for some more hands on type of training (e.g. Lee Parks...
Forum: Face plant 10-14-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,025
Posted By F16Viper68
I'm curious how others felt about riding after a...

I'm curious how others felt about riding after a near death experience? I was out riding this weekend and felt okay but I'm wondering about how I'm going to feel the next time I'm in traffic.
...
Forum: Face plant 10-14-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,025
Posted By F16Viper68
I still to this day can't figure out why lane...

I still to this day can't figure out why lane splitting is legal in only one state. I'm sure there's a ton of info out there on the web but I haven't taken the time to search. This incident might...
Forum: Face plant 10-13-2013, 05:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,025
Posted By F16Viper68
I agree. I've watched it in operation in Cali...

I agree. I've watched it in operation in Cali and Britain a few times and was impressed. It does seem to open up a few other risks but I do like the fact I can position myself between two vehicles....
Forum: Face plant 10-13-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,025
Posted By F16Viper68
Yeah, the Army in the late 70's/early 80's...you...

Yeah, the Army in the late 70's/early 80's...you made the right choice. :lol3

Dave...
Forum: Face plant 10-13-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,817
Posted By F16Viper68
Anyone who has been riding for a while has had a...

Anyone who has been riding for a while has had a few momentarily lapses in judgment. I'm just glad you were able to walk away.

I really wish there was video of the Wee taking flight. :lol3
...
Forum: Face plant 10-13-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,025
Posted By F16Viper68
I've gotten caught directly behind someone a few...

I've gotten caught directly behind someone a few times and man is that an awkward feeling. My eyes stay glued on those mirrors.

Dave...
Forum: Face plant 10-13-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,025
Posted By F16Viper68
After the hit, I picked up my bike, moved it to a...

After the hit, I picked up my bike, moved it to a safe location, thanked my lucky stars for about 15 seconds, got off the bike, turned, and realized it was a black Range Rover that nearly killed me....
Forum: Face plant 10-13-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,025
Posted By F16Viper68
I have very similar reactions when I find my...

I have very similar reactions when I find my focus wandering off but when you're tooling down some long lonely stretch of road or even the highway it just sort of happens. Although, I have to admit...
Forum: Face plant 10-12-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,025
Posted By F16Viper68
Glad you're still around to type about it. ...

Glad you're still around to type about it.

Did they not see you? Were you able to figure out why they turned left in front of you? If they claimed not to have seen you there's a few things you...
Forum: Face plant 10-12-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,817
Posted By F16Viper68
Just a few feet to the right and you would have...

Just a few feet to the right and you would have been participating in the annual 2013 Wee Strom Pole Vaulting competition. :eek1

Glad it all worked out and you can smile about it. First time I...
Forum: Face plant 10-12-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,025
Posted By F16Viper68
One thing I've been working on is leaving the...

One thing I've been working on is leaving the bike in 1st gear when stopped at lights. I know you are supposed to do this but I struggle with it honestly.

Dave...
Forum: Face plant 10-12-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,025
Posted By F16Viper68
Yeah, in the particular section of road folks are...

Yeah, in the particular section of road folks are trying to get through the intersection so most are a bit over the speed limit and the road had just gone from three lanes to two (by design) so it...
Forum: Face plant 10-12-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,025
Posted By F16Viper68
I'm surprised you were able to get far over...

I'm surprised you were able to get far over enough to have enough space to allow the car behind to get pushed past you. Glad you did though! That could have been ugly.

A long while back I...
Forum: Face plant 10-12-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,025
Posted By F16Viper68
Believe me, the family (wife and daughter) got...

Believe me, the family (wife and daughter) got big hugs when I got home from work that day. I've been wondering how this is going to affect my riding going forward. The ride home that day...
Forum: Face plant 10-12-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,025
Posted By F16Viper68
Thank you. I've been mulling this over a bit and...

Thank you. I've been mulling this over a bit and realize that if this had happen in my first few years of riding the results would have been much different. Some of this was luck honestly because...
Forum: Face plant 10-12-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,025
Posted By F16Viper68
I have no idea why but I can't edit my message....

I have no idea why but I can't edit my message. When I click edit it brings up a blank message box. Interestingly enough I can edit this one.

I just wanted one more photo of the front of the...
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