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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8,611
Views: 1,351,472
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Ascot VT was my first street bike. Took my riding...

Ascot VT was my first street bike. Took my riding test on it. Also used to bungee my laundry basket to the back for weekly laundry run! A great do it all bike for the time.
I rode it into the ground...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8,611
Views: 1,351,472
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
What bike do you want today?

You can pick up the riding easy enough. The skills are similar to hauling a trailer. Plan ahead for braking and turning.

Repairs and maintenance are easy as everything is right there.

My issue...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8,611
Views: 1,351,472
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I want a "performance" bike but my neck hurts...

I want a "performance" bike but my neck hurts after long days on a Sportbike.

I'm thinking either a Triumph Street Triple or maybe a used FZ1 or Aprilia Falco.
Forum: Road warriors 11-18-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,057
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
All Things Bonneville

Outside of the H2, those are all retro styled bikes. The H2 has a retro name.

The Honda leaves me a little bored. If you are going to spend new bike money, the Duc Scram seems like a good way to...
Forum: Hacks 11-16-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,792
Views: 468,922
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Another SSOD Super Thread in the making? :-)

Another SSOD Super Thread in the making?

:-)
Forum: Face plant 11-12-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,344
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Well, maybe he can't type after yet another...

Well, maybe he can't type after yet another crash? Or maybe they gave up riding to do something safer, like BASE jumping :-)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,626
Views: 215,994
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Not sure this counts, but Sparks! I'm in the...

Not sure this counts, but Sparks!
I'm in the middle lane of a 3lane section of interstate. Behind me comes a grey Focus. I'm tracking them because something didn't seem right. As they move over to...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,214
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I hear ya on the wife's desire to have the bike. ...

I hear ya on the wife's desire to have the bike. Why do any of us buy the bikes we have? Because we want them. Plain and simple. Good on ya for listening.

My advice would be to take some tin...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 34,987
Views: 8,718,367
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Anybody else hear Jimi Hendrix when they see...

Anybody else hear Jimi Hendrix when they see this?

Purple Haze "Scuse me while I kiss the sky!"

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/10/d10710480a8ea7238b077ddb76b3ce9e.jpg


Directly...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 8,611
Views: 1,351,472
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/07/81aaf7f...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/07/81aaf7fb27b7b6cd56a1d3c080f2eb55.jpg

When the snow comes, it is this strange track bike with / front skis that I want.

Hey, at least it's a two stroke...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 3,316
Views: 448,019
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
My guess: V-Rod, late in the season, lots of burn...

My guess: V-Rod, late in the season, lots of burn outs makes a nice bald rear tire. If he is stopping with the rear brake only, he was likely sliding to the stop. Then spun all over trying to make...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-02-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 724
Views: 108,394
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Black bikes..Lets see them!!.

Nice to see the Ascot VT500 get some love.

My first road bike.
Forum: Face plant 11-01-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 56,467
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Telling your story took ball! [emoji3] Glad...

Telling your story took ball! [emoji3]

Glad you are still riding and it hasn't held you back.
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,057
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I think it looks good. I like bikes that look...

I think it looks good. I like bikes that look like they are "lived in" and getting used.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 34,987
Views: 8,718,367
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Maybe stock tires with 50,000 miles on them? He...

Maybe stock tires with 50,000 miles on them? He sure did bin it. Couldn't handle the Hyundai power :-)
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,057
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
All Things Bonneville

I'm 5'9". 32" inseam unless you have cold hands :-)

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/30/f181a3989e3df00fd0eb4bb8eeb7865b.jpg
Pic is from Killboy. No stealing.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3,316
Views: 448,019
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I used to think the weave was BS, but I do it now...

I used to think the weave was BS, but I do it now too. I also slow down some in situations that might cause a crash.
I have no proof that the weave works other than my experience of not getting hit...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,057
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
2013 Bonnie

I bought the basic Bonnie just for Commuting (I always say that - "I need a commuter"). This bike is so good at many things. It only has very small changes (air injection fell off somewhere...) and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3,316
Views: 448,019
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
This "many car length" spacing happens a lot out...

This "many car length" spacing happens a lot out here in WI/MN.
In DC, you would never have more than a car length while waiting or going through a light. Here, each car gets no less than 3 car...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-27-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 41,446
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
http://youtu.be/ro5FT9NxNCg

http://youtu.be/ro5FT9NxNCg
Forum: The Garage 10-27-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2,311
Views: 309,533
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I learned something today. Thanks!

I learned something today. Thanks!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3,316
Views: 448,019
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
It could be argued that they were raising aware...

It could be argued that they were raising aware of motorcycles. :-)
Forum: Hacks 10-23-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6,637
Views: 2,470,758
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
That hunk of metal by the front wheel is...

That hunk of metal by the front wheel is important. You'll want to keep that :-)
Forum: Hacks 10-23-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3,752
Views: 642,020
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I had a CX500. The brakes would barely stop the...

I had a CX500. The brakes would barely stop the bike (compared to modern standard bikes). Can't imagine what braking performance would be like with a hack hanging off.
Also, the CX frame doesn't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 9,781
Views: 1,982,347
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Same is true in Wisconsin.

Same is true in Wisconsin.
Forum: Ride reports 10-22-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 64,754
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
In a pinch (to avoid a ticket, say on a Sunday...

In a pinch (to avoid a ticket, say on a Sunday when bike shops are closed) you could always get a handheld mirror from Wal-Mart and tape it on. It will last for 30 seconds, but you could always just...
Forum: Face plant 10-21-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 106,716
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
That just isn't how it is done here. Start a...

That just isn't how it is done here. Start a thread about police pursuit policies if you want, but this thread is about the guy recovering and having an incredible journey to save his leg.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-19-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 19,577
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Yup. Full day and great roads. Had to charge...

Yup. Full day and great roads.

Had to charge my buddies 888 along the way. Imagine that? A Ducati being charged by a Triumph.
...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-19-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 19,577
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
October Slimey crud ...

October Slimey crud

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/10/19/d074873f4fbde65a7b0910bf24964c0c.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 64,754
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Wow! Way to keep at it. Thanks for the pics.

Wow! Way to keep at it. Thanks for the pics.
Forum: Face plant 10-15-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,828
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Did anyone suggest...

...going through the pockets for wallet/spare change? :lol3

(that's a joke)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 34,987
Views: 8,718,367
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
S&S, not HD twin. I think those rigs are...

S&S, not HD twin.

I think those rigs are cool. I wonder how they do in the snow?
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 64,754
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
We departed? I thought you were solo for this...

We departed? I thought you were solo for this trip..[/QUOTE]


I am guessing we = him and the 690.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,115
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Try the Ural. If you buy used and don't like it,...

Try the Ural. If you buy used and don't like it, you can sell it and only loose a little.

I have had both 1wd and 2wd. Unless you are very serious about going through 7 or 8 inches of snow, 1wd is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 34,987
Views: 8,718,367
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Well done. Good reminder of what is at stake out...

Well done. Good reminder of what is at stake out there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-28-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 34,987
Views: 8,718,367
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
That is how they wear it, eh? How do you...

That is how they wear it, eh?

How do you spell Canada?

C

Eh

N
Forum: Trip Planning 09-27-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 41,446
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Tangerine http://youtu.be/W5c5870ztSg

Tangerine

http://youtu.be/W5c5870ztSg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 9,971
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Cool. My late father told me he always admired...

Cool. My late father told me he always admired that I made time for my trips/travels. He wished that he could have done more.

I honor him on my travels in some way. This upcoming trip I'm taking...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3,316
Views: 448,019
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I too have seen that happen after a good pothole...

I too have seen that happen after a good pothole or frost heave in the roads out here. Always makes me laugh. Why lower a car in an area that gets snow 5 months of the year?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 34,987
Views: 8,718,367
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Low oil. Can't see any in the sight glass :-)

Low oil. Can't see any in the sight glass :-)
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