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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,219
Posted By roadfool
loud pipe design logic

I have always rode (quiet bikes CB750, FJR, various antique twins Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki) This Monday I bought a Honda Shadow ACE with after market pipes on it. It is far and away the loudest bike...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 523,642
Posted By roadfool
Thumb winding down the miles

Thank you both for expending the time and energy on this ride report. It is a wonderful story/ pictures. thank you for inviting all of us into your lives for this trip. I can only hope to someday...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,198
Posted By roadfool
Thumb 7 days a week

I ride every day, got no cage, 91 750 Nighthawk ( red the fastest color)
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5,035
Views: 1,048,364
Posted By roadfool
91 35k $1395

Here it is my first Honda (red the fastest color) . My friend and I learned how to ride on his dad's 72 red CB 350. And I swore I'd get A red Honda someday , well 40 years later here it is...
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5,035
Views: 1,048,364
Posted By roadfool
pics. maybe

3/003.jpg[/IMG My understanding of photobucket is evolving lolhttp://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p481/roadfool3/003.jpghttp://i1152.photobucket.com/albums/p481/roadfool3/001.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,038
Posted By roadfool
road to ironbuttedness

Congats. on your ride. Jim Owen did the same for me almost 2 years ago, right off the top of his head west on 78 - south on 81- south on 71?-73? ( I have to look on a map) to Charlotte, turn around...
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5,035
Views: 1,048,364
Posted By roadfool
my first honda

After 12 years and 10 bikes , my first Honda,a 92 750 Nighthawk 35k red $1395 . Road it all day today with the windshield and backrest/luggage rack. I took pictures , how do I post them again?????:D
Forum: Face plant 03-04-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,706
Posted By roadfool
Atgatt

Don't misunderstand I'm glad your alright, sorry your bike got trashed. I used to commute to South Amboy every day for four years,I hate that area. I have found as I've gotten older , faster is not...
Forum: Face plant 03-03-2012, 03:19 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,706
Posted By roadfool
All the gear all the time

90 mph on the NJTP and there's something wrong with the bike? Natural Selection almost worked.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2011, 05:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,691
Posted By roadfool
Boring fan

Since the economic meltdown older ( almost antique) bikes have become the new reality for me 78 XS 650 std. ( the triumph bonnie I can't afford ) , 78 GS 400 ( saved from a junkyard ) , 81 XJ 550...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 28,805
Posted By roadfool
sporty on my mind

Its was 2007 Iron Butt XLCH 1200R came in 3rd. My mind skips years so I don't seem so old:huh
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 28,805
Posted By roadfool
Still think about a sporty

Didn't a sporty place in the top 10 in this years Iron Butt ? I had a 04 1200 roadster , shoulda kept it. I too thought it felt like a minibike the day I rode it home from the dealer's. And it did...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-20-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 29,455
Views: 1,388,672
Posted By roadfool
The eastern Pa BS tread o'rama were I belong

I posted in the historical marker tread only to find , its been done before. So here's another useless picture ( that I don't know how to downsize being the dumbass I am)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-20-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 90,220
Posted By roadfool
wrong again

Sorry I should have looked a little farther in the tread its been done before ( Church st. Bethlehem ) :cry
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-20-2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 90,220
Posted By roadfool
late to the game

One marker that is not listed ( I think) and a bike and sign shot less than a mile from my house sorry no GPS .....yet :cry
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-15-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 29,455
Views: 1,388,672
Posted By roadfool
weather from hell

WOW I'm down here in the Lehigh Valley and I had no idea the flooding was so bad up there. the Lehigh and the Delaware both came up to flood stage but recieded quickly. And I was pissing and moaning...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-09-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11,133
Views: 3,782,248
Posted By roadfool
Waiting in the garage

This is my 81 xj 550 waiting out the almost biblical rains in the northeast this past week
Forum: Face plant 08-21-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,849
Posted By roadfool
sinkholes

I'm sure NJ-Brett will agree with me that looks like hundreds of two lanes in eastern Pa. and western N.J.. Sinkholes and depressions in the asphalt everywere. Just another something to be wary of on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 71,718
Posted By roadfool
Mpg

81 Yamaha xj 550 Maxim 53 mpg averaged city/highway
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