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Forum: Face plant 08-26-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,808
Posted By 84thProblem
I don't have any question as to why I lost a fraction of a

second on my last wreck - damage to the right side of the helmet tells me it did its job!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-23-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
That is beautiful! What year?

That is beautiful! What year?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,446
Posted By 84thProblem
Thanks for sharing your story. Congatulations on...

Thanks for sharing your story. Congatulations on your success!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-28-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
New Ninja

I'm in Abilene, visiting my youngest son who has just bought a new 2012 Ninja 250. He's pretty happy with it, but kind of wishes he'd got something bigger. I think he made a really good choice on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,043,482
Posted By 84thProblem
:clap

:clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,113
Posted By 84thProblem
Laugh I'll be there!

Anybody know what time things start up there? I've never been there when it starts.

Here's what I ride most years -...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,637
Posted By 84thProblem
About 3k miles since my accident last fall. I...

About 3k miles since my accident last fall. I was wearing good enough gear that I wasn't badly hurt, though it totalled the bike. I waited about 3 weeks afterwards before riding, mostly because my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,395
Posted By 84thProblem
Advertisement for Pilot Road 2 - "Until now, you...

Advertisement for Pilot Road 2 - "Until now, you had to make a choice: the grip of a softer tire - or the durability of a harder tire? But thanks to Michelin 2CT dual-compound technology,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 10,275
Posted By 84thProblem
Nuetech Tubliss. They don't make one to fit the...

Nuetech Tubliss. They don't make one to fit the KLR rear wheel, and say it is for off road use only.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,311
Posted By 84thProblem
I get about 54 mpg at 60mph on my '09 KLR.

I get about 54 mpg at 60mph on my '09 KLR.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-02-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
Laugh Rwvbnxviii

Rode this -
http://84thproblem.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Miscellanious/PICT0008/278621295_XtJFG-M.jpg

Went here -...
Forum: Face plant 09-08-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,462
Posted By 84thProblem
Good point. I noticed last night in one of my...

Good point. I noticed last night in one of my accident pictures what appear to be tire marks near where the bike came to rest. I think it's possible the rear wheel was giving the bike a boost as it...
Forum: Face plant 09-08-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,462
Posted By 84thProblem
Hasn't really begun yet, the LEO only said I...

Hasn't really begun yet, the LEO only said I might get a ticket in the mail. I'm interested in seeing the accident report, hopefully it will show how the speed was estimated.
Forum: Face plant 09-08-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,462
Posted By 84thProblem
Interesting link, but these are purely sliding...

Interesting link, but these are purely sliding bikes. I wonder if there was something in the officer's calculation that included my skid mark. I can't wait to get the accident report and go all...
Forum: Face plant 09-07-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,462
Posted By 84thProblem
Thanks for the recommendations. I haven't made...

Thanks for the recommendations. I haven't made my own measurements of the length of the skid mark, but I stepped-off the distance from the end of the skid and the oily spot on the road - I think...
Forum: Face plant 09-06-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,462
Posted By 84thProblem
Bluhduh Back again

Was riding my '09 Concours home from the library last Thursday night. Coasting to a stop light at an intersection a couple hundred feet up the road, an oncoming car starts to turn left in front of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,818
Posted By 84thProblem
Could have been worse.

Could have been worse.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,597
Posted By 84thProblem
My allergies made me a near invalid for most of...

My allergies made me a near invalid for most of my life. Did the allergy shot thing for several years untill my med ins got to the point where it really sucked. Currently doing sublingual drops - a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-16-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
In the Lawrence area? Not OT. Looks like you...

In the Lawrence area? Not OT. Looks like you satisfy all criteria for posting here!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-15-2010, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
You know, it was lots of statements like this on...

You know, it was lots of statements like this on the web, and this one in particular, that pushed me toward my latest purchase. Looking forward to many miles of enjoyment!:D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-15-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
14 years ago when the brand-new (at that time) GF...

14 years ago when the brand-new (at that time) GF & I took our first trip together (leaving the kids here with my dad) we took the back seats out of her van & just slept back there in one of the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-13-2010, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
Yeah. I only got to put 200 miles on it before...

Yeah. I only got to put 200 miles on it before being dragged out on a two week driving vacation. I guess I can't complain too much, I'm having a great time with friends & family, got to be there...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-09-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
:rofl ... but the GF says no more bike...

:rofl

... but the GF says no more bike rides for the beagles (but she's going to CO for a few weeks!)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-08-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
Wink Connie

Thanks all for the compliments on my new ride. SO far I've only put a couple hundred on it, but I only picked up the new plate this afternoon!

Impressions so far -

Hot days means hot legs. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,655
Posted By 84thProblem
Eh? I'd just finished putting my '79 Yamaha XS750...

I'd just finished putting my '79 Yamaha XS750 triple back together after I'd had some friends help me with some mechanical work. This was done way over on the other side of town, with a couple miles...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-05-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
Ahhh, if only I could keep the KLR as well ... ...

Ahhh, if only I could keep the KLR as well ...

Yeah, while I was riding the KLR all over the West I was wishing I'd gone ahead and gotten something more suitable before I left. But hindsight is...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-05-2010, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
Trip

Oh, and for the moment I still have the KLR - but will be selling soon. I have to take a trip down south this week or it'd be up on the block today.

I stil haven't started on the RR for the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-05-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
Laugh New Ride

http://84thproblem.smugmug.com/Other/2009-Concours/2009-Concours/890765099_sLUSu-L.jpg

Just bought this '09 Concours today.

GF will have a bit of a surprise when she gets home today ... :eek1
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-29-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
I met a couple guys from that FFSNOC group in...

I met a couple guys from that FFSNOC group in Emporia. My friend Derold & I had just gassed up for the final leg home from CA when in rode a couple guys on KLRs - one on an '09, the other on a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-15-2010, 12:21 AM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
Colorado, again

Made it from KC to Colorado today with my friend Derold. Most of the day was good, if a bit ho hum. Went through the first cold rain storm after Dodge City - ~150mi. Second was about 50mi late at...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-12-2010, 06:02 AM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
The dual compound in the Distanzia seems to be...

The dual compound in the Distanzia seems to be holding up very well, there is only a slight flattening to it now after 3k mi. The flats I have had are from screws I think I picked up at work parking...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-11-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
Normally yes, but Freedom didn't have one my size...

Normally yes, but Freedom didn't have one my size this last time. Heavy duty didn't help on the previous occasions though.

I've thought of usin a sealant, but I hear the people that have to work...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-11-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
Laugh Two more days

Drawing near! In two days a friend and I are heading west. He on his Ultra Classic and I on my KLR. Guess who's going to be the slow one.

We're heading first to Pheonix, with a side trip to...
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By 84thProblem
Pissed Flats

In 20 years of riding I didn't have a flat until 2008 - and that was an eaay-to-fix tubeless on an R1200C. Since buying this KLR last August I've had three - the latest on the way home tonight. ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2010, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,054
Posted By 84thProblem
KLR trip, ~5kmi

So next month a friend and I are planning a trip from the Kansas City area to San Jose, via Pheonix, then back through Nevada. We'll avoid interstates as much as possible. I ride an '09 KLR and he...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-20-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
I'm gonna post this over in Thumpers too, but I'm...

I'm gonna post this over in Thumpers too, but I'm planning a ride out to San Jose, via Pheonix, next month. Any advice about a KLR on a loooong trip, trying to keep up with and Ultra-Classic?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-20-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
Small, midwestern world!

Small, midwestern world!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-20-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
I keep my coffee and my "bumps"...

I keep my coffee and my "bumps" separate.:1drink
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-19-2010, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
Hello, fellow Iowiegian!:clap I'm from W'loo...

Hello, fellow Iowiegian!:clap I'm from W'loo myself, but my brother lives in Iowa City. I've lived down here now longer than I lived up there though, so I may have gone native. :lol3
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-19-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 601,353
Posted By 84thProblem
I spent a day working on the GF's & mine. Her's...

I spent a day working on the GF's & mine. Her's got done early 'cause she's gettin' $ back. Mine went in at the last minute because I'm not.

& I didn't bother writing any checks either.

& I...
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