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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,867
Posted By Yuma
Most here have said that it is not important to...

Most here have said that it is not important to be able to flat foot. I have even read that in other books and forums.
BUT if one owns a top heavy street bike being able to put a full foot down...
Forum: Equipment 02-25-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,382
Posted By Yuma
I live in the Southwest Desert. A black or dark...

I live in the Southwest Desert. A black or dark lid IS HOTTER! In the direct sun for a few hours you WILL FEEL the heat.
I know from experience. :eek1

Yuma,
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,790
Posted By Yuma
Year round riding here in the Southwest Desert. ...

Year round riding here in the Southwest Desert. :clap

Yuma,
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2009, 09:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,076
Posted By Yuma
I've done all of my own service after the local...

I've done all of my own service after the local dealer told me that I did not need to check the valves on my Concours (06) till after 16,000 miles. At 1,000 I checked my valves and found them tight!...
Forum: Equipment 01-18-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,610
Posted By Yuma
I have to disagree with you. Many times having...

I have to disagree with you.
Many times having a thermometer CAN BE a useful tool.
If you know what's going on around you you are better informed and can make judgment calls as to continue riding...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,145
Posted By Yuma
I agree 100% Around here we have a lot of older...

I agree 100%
Around here we have a lot of older drivers with real slow reactions and don't see many items (like motorcycles). :deal

Always have a escape plan ready and be in gear!!:evil
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,614
Posted By Yuma
Or the other Kawasaki, the Concours. :clap ...

Or the other Kawasaki, the Concours. :clap

Also very TOP HEAVY...:lol3

Yuma,
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2009, 12:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,614
Posted By Yuma
:eek1 :lol3 :rofl

:eek1 :lol3 :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,276
Posted By Yuma
First off I do wave at all motorized two/three...

First off I do wave at all motorized two/three wheeled riders.
As for them not waving back I think it is a two-fold problem.

1. (As has been stated) They don't know it's the custom.

2. They...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 23,901
Posted By Yuma
I believe that most Japanese bikes with proper...

I believe that most Japanese bikes with proper maintenance are fairly tough.
The biggest part of any bikes fitness is to keep problems from happening in the first place and a little TLC...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,569
Posted By Yuma
I too have the ResQtag. One on my jacket and...

I too have the ResQtag. One on my jacket and another on the side zipper of my riding pants.
I have further added a Whitehorse packet to my helmet (back quarter) and RescueFacts around the helmet...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 10,815
Posted By Yuma
I too have just received a 1.5 bottle so that I...

I too have just received a 1.5 bottle so that I can carry a little extra fuel so when I need to help others.
I have mounted it inside one of my hard bags as I can not find a good place on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2008, 06:57 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 33,063
Posted By Yuma
I had posted to this some pages back and I have...

I had posted to this some pages back and I have try-ed real hard to just read the replies.
BUT, this quote just shows the extreme some people don't understand the use of ALL safety items that are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,369
Posted By Yuma
.24459999999 So I'll say .25 Well me fingers...

.24459999999
So I'll say .25
Well me fingers at not as fast as they once were. :rofl


Yuma,
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2008, 08:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,006
Posted By Yuma
A number of years ago I had an "Apple Warmer"...

A number of years ago I had an "Apple Warmer" which used velcro to the outside of your full face helmet and then tucked into your jacket.
I recall that I could ride into real cold (for So-Cal) temps...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,020
Posted By Yuma
Thanks Don for posting this thought. I just...

Thanks Don for posting this thought.
I just bought a pair of liners (not silk) and they too stick and I was thinking the same as you but I was to shy to ask... :lol3

Yuma,
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,854
Posted By Yuma
When I got my 06 Concours I took it to the local...

When I got my 06 Concours I took it to the local dealer (I did not buy it from them, they could not get one) and I asked for the valves to be checked. The service manager told me they did not need to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,007
Posted By Yuma
I'll agree 100% Yuma,

I'll agree 100%

Yuma,
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 867
Posted By Yuma
+1, I agree 100% Yuma,

+1, I agree 100%

Yuma,
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2008, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 991
Posted By Yuma
I agree 100% :clap Yuma,

I agree 100% :clap

Yuma,
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,247
Posted By Yuma
I have an 06 Connie and I replaced the OEM tires...

I have an 06 Connie and I replaced the OEM tires at around 7,500 miles with the E-3's...:nod
I ran 21,000 miles on them and I could have gotten another 2k if I ran superslab only. (I should have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,754
Posted By Yuma
+1, I ride with music. Yuma,

+1, I ride with music.


Yuma,
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,187
Posted By Yuma
Your first farkle should be a membership in the...

Your first farkle should be a membership in the Concours Owners Group!
Head over to: www.cog-online.org (http://www.cog-online.org) and sign up.
You'll find even more information than you will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2008, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,112
Posted By Yuma
I am also a street rider with a Concours C-10 but...

I am also a street rider with a Concours C-10 but I would love to go driving down a lot more un-paved roads around me but it is just to hard with a full street bike. (Although I have taken many hard...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-19-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,106
Posted By Yuma
I agree 100% I run mine anytime I think that I...

I agree 100%
I run mine anytime I think that I could use the light to help people see me. BUT I always remember that I am invisible...:evil

Yuma,
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,104
Posted By Yuma
I'm sorry that I can't comment on RAIN gear but...

I'm sorry that I can't comment on RAIN gear but as for COLORS....

If some one wants to be cooler in the sun or ANY radiant heat... WHITE or reflective silver-or light- are the best colors. I know...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2008, 08:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,946
Posted By Yuma
ctbandit, you bring up some good memories... ...

ctbandit, you bring up some good memories...
My first bike and attempt at riding was on a new Yamaha XS-400,, Red with gold pinstriping.... :wave

I knew how to ride a bike... (10-speed) so I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2008, 12:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,342
Posted By Yuma
[quote=YetiGS]Maybe in Washington. Here in SoCal...

[quote=YetiGS]Maybe in Washington. Here in SoCal I have heard estimates that as high as 40% of all drivers on the road are uninsured. If you added in all the vehicles with Mexican license plates, it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 645
Views: 62,262
Posted By Yuma
+1, I agree whole heartily.. Plus in states...

+1, I agree whole heartily..
Plus in states like Arizona & Nevada it would help in the heat...:1drink


Yuma,
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2008, 11:30 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 13,870
Posted By Yuma
Only 30 days???? Here that would be five...

Only 30 days????

Here that would be five months..... There are days the low temp is only 90 :lol3
I agree with the first post on almost all of the information. :clap
But one other thing is to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,246
Posted By Yuma
+1 Yuma,

+1
Yuma,
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2008, 05:51 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,198
Posted By Yuma
I work out on the Southwest Desert heat daily.. ...

I work out on the Southwest Desert heat daily.. 115+
SO I also ride is that same heat.
Now I have lived here for 25+ year and I have gotten used to the hot temps, BUT there are some very...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-30-2008, 08:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,076
Posted By Yuma
Let's make it safer for all.... Make every...

Let's make it safer for all....
Make every car driver wear a FULL Face helmet.
This way if they get in a wreak it will protect them.:evil
They can't do their hair, stuff a burger in their...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2008, 09:57 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 33,063
Posted By Yuma
If a modulator causes seizures...:eek1 ... THAT...

If a modulator causes seizures...:eek1 ... THAT PERSON SHOULD NOT BE ON THE ROAD AT ALL!!! That is for everybody's safety.

Or we should remove the flashing lights from the Fire trucks :lol3
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2008, 07:41 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 33,063
Posted By Yuma
I know this is a very personal thing.... ...

I know this is a very personal thing....

BUT as it has been said;
"A modulator is another safety tool to use for others to see motorcycles"
Now we all know that as with ALL tools there can be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2008, 09:19 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 33,063
Posted By Yuma
I have had, have and WILL HAVE a modulator.:deal ...

I have had, have and WILL HAVE a modulator.:deal

It HAS SAVED ME and I still realize I'm invisable....
Case in point. I ride a lot of long two lane roads and people love to pass. I was on a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2008, 11:52 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 95,678
Posted By Yuma
Go over to Concours.org and you'll find help to...

Go over to Concours.org and you'll find help to fix all of the problems.
Also you can lower her over 1 inch and then you can flat foot the big beast. (I lowered mine 1&1/2" and it makes the world of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,738
Posted By Yuma
I like this statment. :clap That's how I...

I like this statment. :clap

That's how I ride also.

Yuma,
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 95,678
Posted By Yuma
I have an 06 and I've put over 26K on it in two...

I have an 06 and I've put over 26K on it in two years and LOVE the bike...:clap

BEST value for the buck, PERIOD :eek1
No problems, great help with COG and Murphskits.
Another plus is I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-01-2008, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 965
Posted By Yuma
All in all you'll drop $450~500 (at least that...

All in all you'll drop $450~500 (at least that how much I have done so far).
I do like the 60CSx, I just wish Garmin would have a little newer maps. :huh

Yuma,
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