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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 319,566
Posted By DR Donk
I had a group of little kids, aged 6-12, ask me...

I had a group of little kids, aged 6-12, ask me if my Kawasaki Versys was a dirtbike? I said no but before I could answer what it is they asked me if it was a motorcycle? I said it was, then one said...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-18-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 429,044
Posted By DR Donk
1200 fj yamaha crotch rocket - $850 (muskegon) ...

1200 fj yamaha crotch rocket - $850 (muskegon)

http://images.craigslist.org/00z0z_83dJHrIZink_600x450.jpg
</FIGURE>condition: fair

<SECTION id=postingbody>1 and 2 gear aren't good but bike...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-17-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8,365
Views: 350,098
Posted By DR Donk
Here's my Babbitt's story. Back in '02 I bought a...

Here's my Babbitt's story. Back in '02 I bought a new Dr650 from a Lansing dealer. I took it to Babbitt's for the 600 mile deal and everything was fine. A few months later it developed the base...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2,298
Views: 319,566
Posted By DR Donk
So what did he do after the burger in the face...

So what did he do after the burger in the face deal? :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,098
Posted By DR Donk
Back when Michigan had a helmet law and I saw...

Back when Michigan had a helmet law and I saw riders wearing those flimsy half helmets I would get all worked up about it. :gerg Now that Michigan doesn't have a helmet law and there are a lot of...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-25-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 429,044
Posted By DR Donk
I see the problem, he just accidently typed in an...

I see the problem, he just accidently typed in an extra 0 at the end of the price. $500.00 that's what he meant! :lol3
Forum: Beasts 06-09-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 6,549
Views: 1,430,598
Posted By DR Donk
You can add me, DR Donk to the list of Versys...

You can add me, DR Donk to the list of Versys owners! :clap I bought a new leftover '13 on Friday.
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 95,975
Views: 18,074,571
Posted By DR Donk
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 95,975
Views: 18,074,571
Posted By DR Donk
Which way does the front sprocket go on, flat...

Which way does the front sprocket go on, flat side toward the engine or facing out? 525 chain and 15 tooth sprocket.
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 95,975
Views: 18,074,571
Posted By DR Donk
Hey guys, I got a little problem with my '02...

Hey guys, I got a little problem with my '02 DR650. While riding down the road, the master link came off followed by the chain. The bike stalled but the only apparent damage was to the chain guard...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 11,257
Posted By DR Donk
I know this thread is about texting but I had a...

I know this thread is about texting but I had a driver pull a U-turn right in front of me while talking on her cell phone. I had to completely stop and to this day I don't think she is aware of what...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-14-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 429,044
Posted By DR Donk
Great Crusin bike! 2001!!! - $10500 (White Cloud)...

Great Crusin bike! 2001!!! - $10500 (White Cloud) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>
http://images.craigslist.org/00O0O_3NYwrblgoYI_600x450.jpg
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,494
Posted By DR Donk
Hi viz clothing is no guarantee but it certainly...

Hi viz clothing is no guarantee but it certainly can't hurt. Years ago I had a black bike, a black helmet and a brown leather jacket. I had cars pulling out in front of me constantly, it didn't seem...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-11-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 429,044
Posted By DR Donk
This thread always cheers me up! :rofl

This thread always cheers me up! :rofl
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,310
Posted By DR Donk
'02 DR650 67,000. Had the leaking base gasket...

'02 DR650 67,000. Had the leaking base gasket fixed under warranty and the stator went out around 40,000.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,178
Posted By DR Donk
6000 to 7000 per year for DR Donk :rofl

6000 to 7000 per year for DR Donk :rofl
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 429,044
Posted By DR Donk
[QUOTE=MightyChosen1;23700738]You have to dig...

[QUOTE=MightyChosen1;23700738]You have to dig thru the text. $1600 for a 500 intercepter with no title? Seems like the guy has an unsually high number of bikes around without titles. :huh

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Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-13-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 429,044
Posted By DR Donk
But the oil was changed every year! :lol3

But the oil was changed every year! :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8,498
Views: 1,721,821
Posted By DR Donk
If I walked into any dealer and got that kind of...

If I walked into any dealer and got that kind of greeting! :becca If I was quick to respond I might say, "yes, I am, but these will have to do" but I would probably just roll my eyes and sigh at the...
Forum: Racing 03-11-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,370
Posted By DR Donk
Daytona races were on SPEEDTV the last few years...

Daytona races were on SPEEDTV the last few years but I don't see it on their schedule this year. :cry I know they are now Fox Sports 1 but I aint seeing it on their schedule!
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-07-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 429,044
Posted By DR Donk
A friend of mine bought one of those XT550'S as a...

A friend of mine bought one of those XT550'S as a brand new leftover in '86. He paid $1500.00 :lol3 Of course, that's when they were selling bikes cheap, just to move them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,757
Posted By DR Donk
There is an easy solution..........we just need...

There is an easy solution..........we just need more motorcycles on the road so that car drivers are used to seeing us! :deal
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-24-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 429,044
Posted By DR Donk
Benelli SEI 900 1983 6 Cylinder (2 Parts Bikes) -...

Benelli SEI 900 1983 6 Cylinder (2 Parts Bikes) - $10000 (North of Pittsburgh) <SECTION class=userbody><FIGURE class=iw>http://images.craigslist.org/00G0G_11LxoNX0rs3_600x450.jpg ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 29,217
Posted By DR Donk
How's about Sarah Palin on a Harley that has a...

How's about Sarah Palin on a Harley that has a car tire on it? :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,325
Posted By DR Donk
How Long Do Helmets Last?

I have a full face Icon helmet that was manufactured in 2006. I bought it in 2007 and I usually just wear it when it is cold out, so it is in great condition and not even a scratch on it. However, I...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-09-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 429,044
Posted By DR Donk
Backyard mechanic at his best or worst I would...

Backyard mechanic at his best or worst I would say. Poor bike. :cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 383
Views: 29,217
Posted By DR Donk
How does that old Bell helmet question go "If you...

How does that old Bell helmet question go "If you have a $10 dollar head wear a $10 dollar helmet?" :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,032
Posted By DR Donk
That makes sense. Where I work is just down the...

That makes sense. Where I work is just down the street from the Sheriff department so we see sheriff cars all day long going back and forth. If they aren't doing traffic, they don't seem to care what...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,032
Posted By DR Donk
One time I was going through town and a car ran a...

One time I was going through town and a car ran a red light right in front of a cop. I gave him, the cop the :dunno He did nothing and gave me the :umph I guess he didn't want me telling him how to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2013, 07:51 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,648
Posted By DR Donk
I doubt you will ever change their minds on...

I doubt you will ever change their minds on something they have already decided on. After I had a serious accident, many people commented that I should/would quit riding, that's not going to happen! ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2013, 12:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,660
Posted By DR Donk
I rode in 23 degrees Fahrenheit just to see if I...

I rode in 23 degrees Fahrenheit just to see if I could. It wasn't to bad but I looked like the Michelin man :lol3. I do ride as long into the fall as I can which around here is mid-November and there...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,899
Posted By DR Donk
Another vote for the DR650. I might be a little...

Another vote for the DR650. I might be a little biased because I own one but it has been 66,000 miles of reliability. :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,709
Posted By DR Donk
This is what I try to remember when I run into...

This is what I try to remember when I run into this situation. If you notice, the cage that is tailgating you and when he gets past you, what does he do to the next vehicle? He tailgates them! So, I...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-12-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 4,610
Views: 429,044
Posted By DR Donk
I agree, we have a winner! :clap The clincher...

I agree, we have a winner! :clap The clincher was the seller needing money for court. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,830
Posted By DR Donk
I have as my only bike a 2002 Dr650 Suzuki with...

I have as my only bike a 2002 Dr650 Suzuki with 66,000 miles that I still enjoy after all these years that I will never sell. It does just about everything I want it to but.............I sure...
Forum: Racing 10-21-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 27,325
Posted By DR Donk
I was surprised when MM kept going after 10 laps...

I was surprised when MM kept going after 10 laps :eek1 And I was even more surprised to see him black flagged :eek1 I thought he would get a slow ride through the pits as punishment, not a black flag.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2013, 12:41 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,869
Posted By DR Donk
If you trust his riding skills let him ride your...

If you trust his riding skills let him ride your 950 to see if it is really what he wants.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,128
Posted By DR Donk
I see cars running the red light here in Michigan...

I see cars running the red light here in Michigan all the time. In fact, it is so commonplace as to seem "normal". I even saw a cop do it! When the light I am at turns green I always look both ways...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,028
Posted By DR Donk
[QUOTE=dwoodward;22519603] Oregon did a survey...

[QUOTE=dwoodward;22519603] Oregon did a survey last year; 34% of respondents ride 1000 miles OR LESS annually. Their motorcycle is like their bbq- they take it out of the garage a few times a year...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,874
Posted By DR Donk
One time I was stuck behind a guy in a jeep with...

One time I was stuck behind a guy in a jeep with the top off of it. He was 15mph under the speed limit yacking on his cell phone. When I got a chance to pass him I stayed alongside him with my extra...
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