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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 09:49 PM
Replies: 458
Views: 38,317
Posted By Dave.0
I think harley nailed the design and look of that...

I think harley nailed the design and look of that bike.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 08:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 815
Posted By Dave.0
2 gallon rotopax mounted horizontally on the back...

2 gallon rotopax mounted horizontally on the back of my wr250 with rok straps to a tail rack. Makes a nice platform to them hold a waterproof duffel on. No problems with many offroad trips.
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,816
Posted By Dave.0
^^^^ this -- those bike don't make any sense...

^^^^ this -- those bike don't make any sense ridden at 4/10, but they really come alive and the track and that body position actually starts to make sense
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4,646
Views: 560,451
Posted By Dave.0
first post in this thread - 9/2009 at that...

first post in this thread - 9/2009

at that time this idea seemed interesting, an unique american made sport tourer with an interesting direct injected engine and top shelf parts

the bike...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,649
Posted By Dave.0
my wife put about 35000 miles on an aprilia mana ...

my wife put about 35000 miles on an aprilia mana

It worked well as a middleweight sport touring rig and was properly quick

riding it is kind of an aquired taste but it is a proper motorcycle...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 144,254
Posted By Dave.0
I have a hard time believing people would cross...

I have a hard time believing people would cross shop a 1200 gs and a 1000xr unless you just want a BMW. The boxer motor is running out if steam just when inline 4 starts to get going.
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,413
Posted By Dave.0
Another vote for the rc8r - I think it truly is a...

Another vote for the rc8r - I think it truly is a real world super bike. It has great usable midrange power and adjustable ergonomics. Top shelf components and a unique look. It lacks the top end...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,510
Posted By Dave.0
british motorcycle gear Pioneer pants are a solid...

british motorcycle gear Pioneer pants are a solid waterproof touring pant for a good price, not really a hot weather pant

aerostitch AD1 are a solid option

got cash to burn -- Klim, Rukka
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 9,952
Views: 1,683,279
Posted By Dave.0
https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:AN...

https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTPyGiau6ss-7_9Ck38eP75HwdnfYuB9SjXmVI0sG7i2uzJOx2o

I'm still wanting this -- can't wait to get a look at one.
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 873
Posted By Dave.0
Do you want a naked sport bike, or a power...

Do you want a naked sport bike, or a power cruiser? Which do you like the looks of better?

The diavel is a pretty unique bike with one of the all time great street bike motors (I have the same...
Forum: Equipment 03-18-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 396
Posted By Dave.0
I have a pro perf and it is arguably more robust...

I have a pro perf and it is arguably more robust than my vanson hybrid track suit. Its really top quality gear. It will last your lifetime. I think the difference between the vanson and the revit...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,590
Posted By Dave.0
I almost picked up a Zero DS a few years ago. ...

I almost picked up a Zero DS a few years ago. Test rode a couple bikes in Austin - its a bit of an acquired taste without noise or shifting, but the bikes are quick in a real world setting. They...
Forum: Racing 03-14-2015, 11:34 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,538
Posted By Dave.0
Parking area H on the above map

Parking area H on the above map
Forum: Racing 03-14-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,538
Posted By Dave.0
got mine with the camping passes and parking...

got mine with the camping passes and parking passes, came fed ex last week
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By Dave.0
Q

the competition weight leather is thick -- but that is why you are buying leathers. If it was a fashion jacket, I'd get the thinner leather but for protection while on a bike go for competition...
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,008
Posted By Dave.0
I like vanson leathers. I have there hybrid suit...

I like vanson leathers. I have there hybrid suit - it is an off the rack suit that is complete with all armor, knee sliders and back protector. I believe it retails for 999, but vanson often does...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,600
Posted By Dave.0
my foot hits the centerstand on my 2010 MTS, but...

my foot hits the centerstand on my 2010 MTS, but it never seemed bothersome enough to do anything about, still with this refresh and all the attention that issue has gotten, they should have...
Forum: Road warriors 03-11-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 18,919
Posted By Dave.0
a lot of great bikes in this category now -- ...

a lot of great bikes in this category now --

an aprilia "touring tuono" with a larger tank and some bags would be the jones
Forum: Racing 03-11-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,538
Posted By Dave.0
well if this is true, I guess I was thinking of...

well if this is true, I guess I was thinking of F1 prices, anybody want them, as in for free
Forum: Racing 03-10-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,538
Posted By Dave.0
I got my tickets today. I'm camping at the...

I got my tickets today. I'm camping at the track, but I get turn 1 parking passes with my tickets, and I don't need them.

I have parking passes for all three days. I think they go for 50 bucks a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,269
Posted By Dave.0
KTM RC8r - up sides: you can raise the bars and...

KTM RC8r -
up sides: you can raise the bars and lower the pegs to get a pretty comfortable position, also the subframe, the motor has tons of torque and is a great real world sport bike motor, the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,004
Posted By Dave.0
The simple answer is ride them both and then...

The simple answer is ride them both and then decide. My suggestion is get the ducati - the multistrada 1200 is one of the best road bikes I've ever ridden. My 2010 multistrada had a few early...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-01-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 6,706
Views: 1,397,033
Posted By Dave.0
this has been my experience as well the ohlins...

this has been my experience as well
the ohlins are awesome (although I have never ridden a bike with skyhook suspension, although I have a car with it and it is pretty sweet)
Forum: Racing 03-01-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 61,010
Posted By Dave.0
you don't need to actually hit your head to get a...

you don't need to actually hit your head to get a concussion, the acceleration/deceleration forces would be enough
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,055
Posted By Dave.0
http://i.ytimg.com/vi/O6XukeCswqg/maxresdefault.jp...

http://i.ytimg.com/vi/O6XukeCswqg/maxresdefault.jpg

I always liked this one.
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,600
Posted By Dave.0
I always liked the style of my 2010, but this...

I always liked the style of my 2010, but this looks much more refined. A really nice job of an update without completely changing the bike. I still like mine and I would get pennies at trade in, so...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-23-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,004
Posted By Dave.0
my 2010 multi has been brilliant for over 40,000...

my 2010 multi has been brilliant for over 40,000 miles. If you plan on doing mostly road riding with a few gravel roads thrown in, then the multi is the bike. If you want a 50/50 bike I'd go with...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 418
Posted By Dave.0
my wife likes Gaerne and BMW boots. Both quality...

my wife likes Gaerne and BMW boots. Both quality waterproof touring boots. She wears a euro 38.
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4,646
Views: 560,451
Posted By Dave.0
Cool2 Maybe they'll be back at COTA in april, promising...

Maybe they'll be back at COTA in april, promising a fall 2015 arrival :brow
Forum: Equipment 02-14-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By Dave.0
+1 Great pants, these are the way to go....

+1

Great pants, these are the way to go. Feel like you wearing jeans.
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 4,442
Views: 720,161
Posted By Dave.0
I think that looks pretty good. I've been...

I think that looks pretty good. I've been thinking about doing a Jack Pine style light scrambler to mine.

http://www.blessthisstuff.com/imagens/stuff/img_jack_pine_triumph.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9,952
Views: 1,683,279
Posted By Dave.0
like a witches broom

like a witches broom
Forum: Racing 01-27-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,538
Posted By Dave.0
it looks like you have an armadillo in your...

it looks like you have an armadillo in your trousers :evil
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,006
Posted By Dave.0
I wouldn't hesitate to get a new multistrada. ...

I wouldn't hesitate to get a new multistrada. That engine has got to be one of the best road bike engines of all time. I have almost 45,000 miles on my 2010 without any big issues, other than the...
Forum: Racing 01-26-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 61,010
Posted By Dave.0
21st century comb-over --he could always get a...

21st century comb-over --he could always get a hair transplant like Beckham
Forum: Racing 01-26-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,538
Posted By Dave.0
as long is its empty my experience is...

as long is its empty


my experience is that they are pretty strict about this shit there - you can bring in a sealed bottle of water or an empty water bottle, but thats it -- you also can't leave...
Forum: Racing 01-25-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,538
Posted By Dave.0
I've been to the F1 and MotoGp. I like turn one...

I've been to the F1 and MotoGp. I like turn one for the formula 1 race, but I like turn 15 better for the bikes. Great views from both sites. You can easily park across the street in some rednecks...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-04-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6,706
Views: 1,397,033
Posted By Dave.0
I did a lot of dirt roads on a Dunlop 616 A...

I did a lot of dirt roads on a Dunlop 616

A tkc80 front and 616 rear may be the ticket but I never tried that

The 616 work well in anything but sand and mud, run the pressures a little low -...
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4,646
Views: 560,451
Posted By Dave.0
That's been the crux of the issue for about 3...

That's been the crux of the issue for about 3 years. They have blown by many predicted timelines. I was told to my face last April -"no question about it, fall of 2014" I did get a sticker, but as...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,810
Posted By Dave.0
I have ridden to las vegas quite a bit and never...

I have ridden to las vegas quite a bit and never had an issue, including with my wive's aprilia or my ducati, but a lock seems like a straightforward and useful idea

for the most part thieves are...
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