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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9,279
Views: 1,855,023
Posted By drclaypool
Dancing Pants

I was in a resturant wearing a new pair of Tourmaster pants a few years back. A couple at an adjacent table, after some discussion between them, asked, "What kind of pants are those?". I started to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,750
Posted By drclaypool
Blown away in Colorado

I found the most popular, beautiful canyon run in Colorado last summer on my old Tiger. Ended up behind a Lotus Elise who's driver appreciated the curves as much as I. I was dragging pegs trying to...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,234
Posted By drclaypool
Great Bike

This was my first bike. Better than a 650 GS. Beautiful. Got complements all the time. On and offroad go anywhere machine. I just lost it in a fire last friday after two years of ownership and am...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,911
Posted By drclaypool
Pegaso Side Cases

I have spare side cases and mounts, new in box, charcoal grey. Last friday my beloved Peg caught fire and now all I have is the spare cases, pictures, and memories. P.M. me with an offer if you want...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 187,964
Posted By drclaypool
No accounting for taste

I get compliments on my 2000 Pegaso all the time but this one really got me.

I'm down in Coral Gables, FL with my girl on my rusting, dented, '99 Aero, complete with fake leather saddlebags, oil...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 33,082
Views: 8,062,359
Posted By drclaypool
Fantastic!

I saw this pic and thought, "I know that road!" I used to run this all the time.

Oregon has such great riding. There's a lot of excellent rides around Alsea and backwoods roads to the coast, too,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,001
Posted By drclaypool
Great thread!

I love my litte Pegaso. I see so few on the road and they're such a great bike. This is some incentive to do some overdue maintenance. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-12-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4,473
Views: 1,657,866
Posted By drclaypool
Mt. St. Helens

My first bike, the Pegaso near Mt. St. Helens. Still enjoy this machine.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-12-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10,130
Views: 3,225,999
Posted By drclaypool
An impromptu run to Glacier

So I was sitting in the office in late August lamenting about not being able to make a run to Glacier N.P. before the winter sets in. One of the office gals said "Just go, this will all be waiting...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-12-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7,825
Views: 7,177,306
Posted By drclaypool
Flame Prevention

ADV approved ATGATT version


24 years of joy and tears. Happy Valentine's day:crash
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-12-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7,825
Views: 7,177,306
Posted By drclaypool
Cry my girl

By Crack In The Ground off hwy. 97 in Oregon. She hadn't been on a bike in 20 years and now she rides everywhere with me...I'm so happy...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,178
Posted By drclaypool
That's how they work

With the gloves plugged directly to power, that's as hot as they get. You could turn them DOWN with the thermostat when they get too warm standing still or on a warmer day. I love mine without the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2010, 12:35 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 8,092
Posted By drclaypool
That's WHY I ride a bike in Seattle. I've had...

That's WHY I ride a bike in Seattle. I've had cops and parking enforcement walk right by me. Always makes me nervous but no tickets yet. My dual cab diesel 4wd can't be parked anywhere in town.
Forum: Europe 07-09-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By drclaypool
Wow! I'll be the slow guy 2 up in the pack of...

Wow! I'll be the slow guy 2 up in the pack of cars. It's the crowds that bother me. Being from the western U.S. we try to avoid people on vacations so I'm venturing far from my comfort zone. I could...
Forum: Europe 07-09-2010, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By drclaypool
Thumb Thanks Inmates

You guys are great! I'm working 15hrs/day in BFE and don't have the time for much research. Appreciate the help.
Forum: Europe 07-07-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By drclaypool
Thanks

Thanks for the translation. It's my first Europe trip. I don't understand the whole bank transfer thing. I've done domestic transfers with routing #'s etc. but IBAN and SWIFT are new terms. Looks...
Forum: Europe 07-07-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By drclaypool
German Interpretation, Please

Would someone please help me out here? I do not "sprechen ze Deutch". I'm trying to rent a bike in Bolzano, Italy for a week and got this response. I get the Saturday to Saturday rental times. Have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,356
Posted By drclaypool
Why the obsession with black.

One thing I positively dislike is the overwhelming preference to black colors in the motorcycling world. When I go looking for a jacket/pants/helmet in most places the choices are 60-90% Black. I...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2010, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By drclaypool
Bike fit and riding style

Sit on each one and see what feels better. The BMW has a standard, tall, and short seat. It also is much more off road capable, with a very forgiving suspension that is helpful on less than perfect...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,416
Posted By drclaypool
Rich's Motorcycle Seats, Seattle

I've put 11,000 miles on my custom seat by Rich's since Jan. 09. If your anywhere near Seattle, or want a great road trip, get it done by Rich's. Hell, I think they have a room for rent in his shop....
Forum: Face plant 10-12-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,403
Posted By drclaypool
Ride through Gravel

The first thing I did when I got my new tourances was get them on deep loose gravel and scuff the heck out of them.
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 163,896
Posted By drclaypool
Ride safe, Carlito

Carlito,
Check the bike over thoroughly. All fluids, chain tension, loose fasteners, wheel and fork bearings. Get the owners manual for maintenance requirements. This is your first bike so we'll...
Forum: Americas 07-21-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 530
Posted By drclaypool
Laugh Ride The East Or West Side

The Coast run down 101 is hard to beat. It's the most beautiful coastline in the Whole World! Great and Varied Scenery, super twisties, and the food and Beer at Rogue Ales, Newport, is not to be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By drclaypool
Is it worth the $350 to upgrade to the external...

Is it worth the $350 to upgrade to the external knob adjustable unit (Sachs) that was an o.e.m. option. I'll be riding at the gross weight rating- now that the GF is Down to size 4's!:D I just want...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2009, 11:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,346
Posted By drclaypool
might see ya' there

:D same plan, same situation, thanks for the post
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2009, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 933
Posted By drclaypool
Pre-load Adjustment

New rider-basic question. Rear preload? How do I know if it needs adjustment ouside of bottoming out? The guy at the shop said don't mess with it. But now I'm going to go 2 up with some gear running...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,518
Posted By drclaypool
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=17...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=178053&page=10&highlight=pegaso+bags

Since you asked, there's a pretty good following throughout Europe and Austrailia. My pic's wouldn't upload. ...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2009, 11:03 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,518
Posted By drclaypool
+1 on The Pegaso

Dude,
The Peg is a BMW with better power and handling and a huge fuel supply. Found on with 14K for 3800, fully farkled on seattle craigslist. Love mine after 5k miles in 3 months. Engines last...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2009, 08:54 PM
Replies: 557
Views: 163,896
Posted By drclaypool
Pegaso panniers

I recently purchased a 2000 Peg. with factory panniers. They're a little small for touring but have a fantastic keyed mounting system. Are there any other cases that use the same mounting? I'd like...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,978
Posted By drclaypool
36"

I just had Rich's seats build me a better, taller seat for the Peg
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2009, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,172
Posted By drclaypool
I was just down at Touratech trying some on this...

I was just down at Touratech trying some on this afternoon. No- is the answer I found. The bolt flanges were not quite in the right places and they didn't quite fit around the fairing. The F650 "cage...
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