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Old 12-01-2012, 09:23 AM   #3151
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Did you burn ants with a magnifying glass as a kid?

That was just plain brutal.
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Old 12-01-2012, 10:04 AM   #3152
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Did you burn ants with a magnifying glass as a kid?

That was just plain brutal.



Well, now that you mention it... Have you ever noticed...







Especially when they're on SAND!




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Old 12-01-2012, 10:34 AM   #3153
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Just keep it up. I'm cocked and loaded.

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Old 12-02-2012, 12:19 AM   #3154
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Hey Pluric, where is that ?
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Old 12-02-2012, 03:05 AM   #3155
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Hey Pluric, where is that ?
Late for class again! Where have you been?

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=843927
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Old 12-02-2012, 02:22 PM   #3156
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when you take that sticker off your windshield your sand riding ability may improve. OK probably not
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Old 12-02-2012, 03:40 PM   #3157
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when you take that sticker off your windshield your sand riding ability may improve. OK probably not
When someone helps me pick up the bike they see the sticker and figure "new bike
new rider, give him a break".

If that doesn't work I play the age card.

Then I have my cleaning crew take care of the rest.

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Old 12-02-2012, 05:31 PM   #3158
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When someone helps me pick up the bike they see the sticker and figure "new bike
new rider, give him a break".

If that doesn't work I play the age card.

Then I have my cleaning crew take care of the rest.

I don't think this will improve your sand riding butt maybe, see y'all in the canyon


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Old 12-03-2012, 07:00 AM   #3159
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WTF happened to her left leg? Did it get bent that way when Pluric dropped his bike in the S*nd?
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:33 AM   #3160
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Just keep it up. I'm cocked and loaded.



You're beginning to sound like you ride a black Tenere... :ymca

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Old 12-03-2012, 09:34 AM   #3161
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Old 12-03-2012, 09:52 AM   #3162
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108mph on the speedo! But since I'm from the chilly NW , I noticed the sunshine and the ambient temp hovering at 84!

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Old 12-03-2012, 10:23 AM   #3163
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108mph on the speedo!
108 on the speedo, and 102 on the GPS. My speedo is off more than that; you're about 6% off, mine's about 8%... plus my K60's do not like those speeds, no way I could take a picture. I get a wobble starting about 95 (indicated) and it gets worse the faster I go.
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:38 AM   #3164
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Your little motorcycle man looks off route. He's as goofy as his owner.
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Old 12-03-2012, 10:43 AM   #3165
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108 on the speedo, and 102 on the GPS. My speedo is off more than that; you're about 6% off, mine's about 8%... plus my K60's do not like those speeds, no way I could take a picture. I get a wobble starting about 95 (indicated) and it gets worse the faster I go.

Actually the speedo error on mine is more like 8%, too... It just takes some time for the GPS to update going slightly uphill or downhill. I had pretty much cinched the Excel Werkes throttle-lock down at a GPS indicated 100 MPH, which is usually 108 on the speedo, and cruised that way for miles and miles. It's just happened that at the point I took the picture at that sign the speedo/GPS showed 108/102.

I'm running the standard Metzler Tourance EXP's, and my S-10 is rock-solid regardless of speed, and that's with the forks slid up in the triple clamps 0.60" for more steering precision and quicker turn-in. I do have the forks re-worked by Stoltec with different springs and Penske valving, and have a Penske shock out back, however. Best money I ever spent on the bike... Helps it everywhere - off-road, in the twisties, and even just cruising down the highway because the compliance is so much better than stock.

On this trip I had the bags fully loaded up but nothing else onboard. Was stable as a rock, and there were times I had the throttle-lock set with the GPS at 110. Lousy fuel mileage at those speeds, though... Instantaneous MPG showed 20 MPG most of the time at 100 or above.

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