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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Here's the carnage <iframe width="640"...

Here's the carnage

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First part is me moving the wheel around on the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-06-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
I couldn't feel much play in the rear bearings...

I couldn't feel much play in the rear bearings earlier, but I definitely could now. I wasn't going anywhere. Just driving it around the parking lot was painful. To add insult to injury the rear...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-06-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Almost couldn't tell how bad things were last...

Almost couldn't tell how bad things were last night:

http://thelazydestroyer.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/California-Love/i-4NJfmDG/0/L/DSC05230-L.jpg

Today would be a good day! A great quick trip...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-05-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Honestly I do not really have much problems on...

Honestly I do not really have much problems on the sportbike. Sometimes my knees get a little restless on long interstate stretches but a little stretch here and there and all is well. I usually stop...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-05-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Got up and hit the road pretty early. Felt so...

Got up and hit the road pretty early. Felt so much better having only ridden 800 mile days, a big difference!

Got mixed up in rush hour traffic in El Paso, honestly surprised they even have it...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-05-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Here's some clips of the first day on the return...

Here's some clips of the first day on the return trip.

Thousand Oaks CA to Las Cruces NM, 830 miles in 15 hrs.

Mostly footage from the Snake (Mulholland), Coachella, and a few random shots in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-04-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
After its long day's rest, the bike awakens: ...

After its long day's rest, the bike awakens:

http://thelazydestroyer.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/California-Love/i-HSDfRjQ/0/L/DSC05211-L.jpg

We were literally 5 minutes away the whole time, I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-04-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
The next day was a "day off" to recover and...

The next day was a "day off" to recover and attend the wedding. We snuck out to hit up the Pacific Coast Highway for the Pacific Ocean water grab. It felt great to get my feet in the water!
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-02-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,973
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Great report, well written, and very cool to see...

Great report, well written, and very cool to see another sportbike rider cranking out miles on unconventional rides :evil

I agree that something like a IBA ride is a different animal then riding...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-02-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Day 2 - Amarillo TX to Thousand Oaks, CA ...

Day 2 - Amarillo TX to Thousand Oaks, CA

Woke up and got the bike packed. I definitely felt the miles from yesterday but overall was excited to get out on the road. I knew I'd be able to pull it...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-02-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Day 1 - Woodstock GA to Amarillo TX Got...

Day 1 - Woodstock GA to Amarillo TX

Got everything finished up and hit the starter at 6am.

My plan was to just crank the miles out and get to TX as early as possible to avoid getting in too...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-02-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Got the bike ready and packed. Decided to go with...

Got the bike ready and packed. Decided to go with a more simple setup and run just a top case, a small dry back for my frogtoggs, and tank bag. A 1-gal gas can strapped up top as some stretches out...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-02-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,278
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
"Go West, young man". An endurance ride to California

Took one hell of a weekend trip :eek1
It almost feels wrong putting this in "Day Trips" but I crossed the country in two days :evil with back-to-back 1,150 mile days. With overall round trip less...
Forum: The Garage 03-29-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,671
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
I ran into this same problem last summer. I had...

I ran into this same problem last summer. I had ordered a DID 525 VM2 chain and some extra Master Links when I ordered parts thru my local dealer.

Well the chain somehow didn't have the master...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,299
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Ya the fuel additives are the only *real*...

Ya the fuel additives are the only *real* differences between the gasoline brands. The major companies will have their own special additives that are added at the distribution terminals. Others will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,153
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
I think if I were on any larger road, like 92 or...

I think if I were on any larger road, like 92 or most other highways, I probably would have for sure. 140 was just too tight in most spots and with some of the sliding I was doing it was nice having...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,153
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
GSXR on ice

Well here's my story of the ATL ice fiasco:

Left work at noon shortly after the snow started coming down. Didn't think much of it, ridden in snow before so how bad could it get right? It was still...
Forum: Americas 01-23-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,442
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Definitely make the trip, well worth it. Great...

Definitely make the trip, well worth it. Great views and good road conditions on the Icefields Parkway. Lake Louis is definitely a token picture spot but there are many many other places in that area...
Forum: Americas 01-20-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,052
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
You have a place in NW Atlanta (Woodstock, GA to...

You have a place in NW Atlanta (Woodstock, GA to be exact) if you want to park it here for a few weeks.

I can park it next to my '94:
...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-16-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 532,000
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Woodstock, GA 30188

Woodstock, GA
30188
We are located between I-575 and GA-400 in SW Woodstock.

Spare bedroom, couches, and floor space, and plenty of yard space if camping is your thing.
WiFi
Shower/bathroom...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-09-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 312
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Looking for V-Strom rear sprocket in S. MT or N. WY

On the tail end of our AK trip and it looks like we need a new chain and rear sprocket on a 09 V-Strom 650. The 525 chain we're thinking we should be able to find, but not sure who may have a Suzuki...
Forum: Alaska 08-26-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,738
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Good meeting you Nu... hope you have an awesome...

Good meeting you Nu... hope you have an awesome trip!!!!

Looking forward to the pics :deal
Forum: Alaska 08-26-2013, 12:56 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,738
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Great riding with you guys, btw!

Great riding with you guys, btw!
Forum: Alaska 08-26-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,738
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Yep the GSXR made it without too much trouble....

Yep the GSXR made it without too much trouble. The top of Atigun Pass was a bit slick and the ride back from Prudhoe to Coldfoot was wet and cold, definitely the most difficult of the days on the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Sunday - last day before we begin: Plans...

Sunday - last day before we begin:

Plans have been arranged. Bags have been packed. Work has been set aside.
I haven't even left yet and I am already at the point where I hate looking at my bank...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Fifty On Two: North to Alaska

http://thelazydestroyer.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/09-05-08-Rochester-NY/i-9hP3Kss/0/M/20739_564274892142_1108884_n-M.jpg

It feels so long ago when I decided to ride all fifty states before I turned...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,405
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Awesome! Missed this the first time around.

Awesome!
Missed this the first time around.
Forum: Alaska 07-14-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,738
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Sweet. I have a Tygershark cage. We'll try to...

Sweet. I have a Tygershark cage.
We'll try to meet up while we are there, always like to meet a fellow adventurous sportbiker :evil
Forum: Alaska 07-14-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,738
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
I typically run Pirelli Strada/Angels. I've been...

I typically run Pirelli Strada/Angels. I've been getting 12k-14k out of the rears with a little bit of life left. I've never run one beyond the beginning of the wear bars.

Looking to get a tire...
Forum: Alaska 07-11-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,738
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Oh man that is beyond sweet. I'm really tempted...

Oh man that is beyond sweet. I'm really tempted to run a tire like that but need something that can come from ATL and back... I will probably run Angels like I normally do.


I see you're...
Forum: Alaska 07-11-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,738
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Sorry for just now seeing this... yep I'm on here...

Sorry for just now seeing this... yep I'm on here but don't get on as often as I should... I get sidetracked and spend all day in Ride Reports!

I'll try to get a pic of my luggage setup, they are...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,587
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Very impressive! Looks like you were able to do...

Very impressive! Looks like you were able to do some serious endurance riding and still get some good sites in at the same time. I'm looking forward to doing my first BBG here soon, been wanting to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-14-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 835
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
I hung out at the top of Richard Russell for a...

I hung out at the top of Richard Russell for a bit. The bike felt a little off once I got back on pavement, so I wanted to check the tire pressure to make sure everything was okay.

From here I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 835
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
August 13, 2011 - Helton Creek and Tellico Rd

Made it out to the hills today. Decided to try my hand at a few roads I haven't been on. Found some real twisty bits on Google Maps that I haven't been to before. I hate to admit I often use Google...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 36,870
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
A good helmet dealer should be able to help you...

A good helmet dealer should be able to help you with this.
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 36,870
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
I've had my Scorpion EXO-700 for as long as I've...

I've had my Scorpion EXO-700 for as long as I've been riding, maybe 2004 or so. Probably around 80,000 miles, who knows. It always gave me the biggest headache after 4+ hours, which sucks because I'm...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
I'd ride on it.

I'd ride on it.
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2011, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,211
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
I believe there was a guy from...

I believe there was a guy from www.cyclesector.com posting on a lot of the forums about the X-802 replicas he has brought in, and had mentioned he is the only US Nolan dealer who sells them. Since...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2011, 03:54 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 45,394
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Congratulations!!!! :clap

Congratulations!!!! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 45,394
Posted By The Lazy Destroyer
Updated his Spot at Prospect Creek about an hour...

Updated his Spot at Prospect Creek about an hour ago. About 275 more miles on the Haul Rd. to Deadhorse.
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