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Forum: Face plant 01-12-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,298
Posted By Chitown Dave
Thanks for your comments and concerns

Fellow riders,

I really appreciate the condolences and encouragement.
Thanks for the constructive criticism as well as the concerns for my well being.
I am still unable to ride s my leg is...
Forum: Face plant 12-28-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,298
Posted By Chitown Dave
I crashed on my way to work 8 days ago

Hello my faithful two wheelers,

Here is the link to my Crash. I managed to avoid tragedy, o but how quickly my day and week have changed. My Nike came out unscathed, my leg is a different story....
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10,476
Views: 1,948,625
Posted By Chitown Dave
Wrong video

Bag-O

Lol! Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10,476
Views: 1,948,625
Posted By Chitown Dave
Grocery rack

I use three winged nuts, two slide in, the third I have to fully remove in order to remove crate.

I make sure things are bagged before placing them in the crate. It's cheap, easy and practical.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10,476
Views: 1,948,625
Posted By Chitown Dave
Oops, wrong video, don't know how to edit

Sorry,

I posted wrong video.

Here is the correct video

<iframe width="480" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/MDfiOnh4rYY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Silva
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10,476
Views: 1,948,625
Posted By Chitown Dave
A cheap and efficient means to carry groceries

Hi,

I put together a short video with my son and I displaying my new home made carrying crate on my CRF 250.

Let me know what you think?

<iframe width="420" height="315"...
Forum: Thumpers 05-23-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10,476
Views: 1,948,625
Posted By Chitown Dave
Just bought mine 9 days ago

Hi All,

Just bought my LRP 9 days ago. I sold both my scooters and will be using this as my daily commuter. I rode my scooter 365 days a year, through snow and all. I am new to the DS bikes but am...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-30-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By Chitown Dave
Eek Thanks Starbuck21 In retrospect, I'd do it...

Thanks Starbuck21

In retrospect, I'd do it differently. However, I learned something...How to expect too much from my Blur.:huh
Forum: Battle scooters 04-22-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By Chitown Dave
Im not much for explicatives, but I was curious...

Im not much for explicatives, but I was curious when I watched the video. I couldn't remember what my response was.
The best I could come up with was, "Now that was crazy..."

I know I escaped a...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-20-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,275
Posted By Chitown Dave
Took scooter swimming, I fell in open manhole

I thought my scooter was able to swim.
Actually it was a serious miscalculation of my scooters ability, the waters depth and the ground below me.

I drowned my scooter, while I pushed it uphill...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-20-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,145
Posted By Chitown Dave
Thanks for posting video

Full metal,
Thanks for posting the video. I forget how to do it.
My next video is uploading now. It will have the footage of me flooding my scooter and falling into an open manhole.

Chitown D
Forum: Battle scooters 04-19-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,145
Posted By Chitown Dave
You all are the best. Swiming Scooter

Well... I took out the filter (let it dry overnight), checked the spark plug, kept it on a battery charger overnight. Today... I put it back together and... It WORKS!!!

My Blur is running! I could...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-18-2013, 06:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,145
Posted By Chitown Dave
Chicago Flood- my scooter drowns

Hi All,
Remember me?
Guy who rides 365?
Perhaps I grew too confident.
I thought my Blur could swim.

I was wrong!

Check out my vid.
I'll post the one from my helmet cam later.
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By Chitown Dave
River Road Taos- Two months of use

I bought these in February with the hope that they would hold up to all weather usage.

This is part three. Only a minute thirty long. See how well they've held up.
Give me your input. This is...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By Chitown Dave
Hey all, I posted a short video on the secret...

Hey all,
I posted a short video on the secret ingredient I use to stay warm when it's zero degrees and there's a biting wind in you're face.

There's more than just layering, though layering...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-27-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,383
Posted By Chitown Dave
A secret ingredient-How I stay warm in the cold

Hey all,
I posted a short video on the secret ingredient I use to stay warm when it's zero degrees and there's a biting wind in you're face.

There's more than just layering, though layering...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-23-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,383
Posted By Chitown Dave
Pissed Winter Clothes

I agree, everyone has a risk factor they are willing to accept. Mine is certainly different than others, and there are others who make my riding look soft. Snow or otherwise.

I love riding! :)
...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 816
Posted By Chitown Dave
:clap I like the Tourmaster Epic 4 season...

:clap

I like the Tourmaster Epic 4 season jacket.
I have used it for this winter only, but with only a t-shirt
Underneath I have traveled as low as zero.

I'm also using River Road Taos pants...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-22-2013, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By Chitown Dave
Chicago Winter riding gear review

My fellow scooter pilots,

I have made my first video review of my winter riding gear.
The Tourmaster Epic hi viz 4 season jacket.
...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-21-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,383
Posted By Chitown Dave
Cool2 Rugby4Life, I agree. I have had my share...

Rugby4Life,

I agree.
I have had my share of falls in my youth. I learned to take chances and learned to get better.

I agree with Bronco638 too. If you are concerned, with good reason, then...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-20-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,383
Posted By Chitown Dave
Klaviator. Cool Kymco, I like the color. ...

Klaviator.

Cool Kymco, I like the color.
Is that. DRZ? I want one. I was thinking next year I might
Try a drz for winter.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-20-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,383
Posted By Chitown Dave
Crazy as it sounds... Stock tires on both. But...

Crazy as it sounds...
Stock tires on both. But they do the trick.
Probably have to replace them this summer.

Love those BMW's. One of my wish list bikes.
Forum: Battle scooters 03-20-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,383
Posted By Chitown Dave
Thumb Thanks, I totally dig the crazy weather! ...

Thanks, I totally dig the crazy weather!
Biggest thing is to be confident in your abilities.
When my co-workers with the BIG bikes
Put theirs away, I'm still scootin along.
Hardcore? Thanks
...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-19-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,383
Posted By Chitown Dave
Riding through Chicago winter storms

Hi All,
Im new to forum, though lurked for a while.

Would you consider riding in zero degree weather an adventure?
Riding through winter storms?
From zero (without wind chill) to 100 degrees?
...
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