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Forum: Some Assembly Required 06-11-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 876
Views: 301,105
Posted By BobD
Awesome!

Wow! What an incredible build!:clap

I'll take one of those to go, please! In a size 1200!

Congrats! I only wish I had the talent and know how to do
something like that, instead of just being...
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2009, 12:00 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 17,854
Posted By BobD
Bet he does. Some people never learn! :norton

Bet he does. Some people never learn! :norton
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-22-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,894
Posted By BobD
Paging Dust_Buster

Hey DB,

Did you get my PM? I also tried e-mailing via the club e-mail, and I haven't received any response there either.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-18-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,894
Posted By BobD
Click on the link in the first post. Takes you...

Click on the link in the first post. Takes you directly to their page, large print that says "Lost Coast Dual-Sport Ride". There is a link there to sign up on-line.
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,028
Posted By BobD
If you feel the need to ask other people which...

If you feel the need to ask other people which motorcycle YOU should buy, my advice is:

#1-Don't buy the Harley. (Not bashing, I think it's a well-made bike, and
meets the needs for many...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-17-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,894
Posted By BobD
RoundEye, Sounds good. Shoot me a PM when...

RoundEye,

Sounds good. Shoot me a PM when you get a chance.

Bob
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-16-2009, 08:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,894
Posted By BobD
Thanks DB. It looks like it's going to be a moot...

Thanks DB. It looks like it's going to be a moot point anyway. Due to some conflicts it looks like I won't be making this one. Bummer........
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-15-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,894
Posted By BobD
DustBuster, Do you think that this would be...

DustBuster,

Do you think that this would be doable with a sidecar rig? (Ural Gear-Up, using the easy splits)
My 525EXC might be sold in the next week or two.
Forum: Hacks 09-10-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 73,684
Posted By BobD
Ernie, They were easy. I sent you a PM.

Ernie,

They were easy. I sent you a PM.
Forum: Hacks 09-10-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,345
Posted By BobD
I just don't get the criticisms, and the "Why...

I just don't get the criticisms, and the "Why don't you just get a car" statements. If someone wants to ride on 3 wheels, then more power to them! I've heard the "car" comments made by sport bike...
Forum: Hacks 09-10-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 73,684
Posted By BobD
Handlebars and pain

I think that your neck/back trouble may be related to the stock handlebars. The ends of the bars force your arms/wrists to be at an unnatural angle. I experienced soreness in my wrists and forearms...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-07-2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 11,015
Posted By BobD
I believe "clear" would be the silver aluminum...

I believe "clear" would be the silver aluminum color, clear-coated. "Natural" might be a better description.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-02-2009, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 412
Posted By BobD
Actually, 7500 miles is NOT necessary, as long as...

Actually, 7500 miles is NOT necessary, as long as the motorcycle is CA emissions compliant.




.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-28-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,894
Posted By BobD
I'm IN !!

O.K., talked me into it (but not the Ducati part!)

Registered online. I'll be riding orange! :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-28-2009, 03:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,894
Posted By BobD
Thanks Scott. I think I might give this one a go!

Thanks Scott. I think I might give this one a go!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-27-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,894
Posted By BobD
Anyone have info on what the route is like? Is...

Anyone have info on what the route is like? Is it more KTM 525EXC, or BMW GS? I know it says that there are easy splits. Just wondering........
Forum: Hacks 08-26-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,741
Posted By BobD
MC, That sounds like exactly what I need to...

MC,

That sounds like exactly what I need to do! PM inbound.

I removed the seat bottom also, and put a rubber-backed rug down. I may try removing the seat back, and replacing it with a piece...
Forum: Hacks 08-26-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,741
Posted By BobD
Hey M/C, I'm having a blast with the Ural. ...

Hey M/C,

I'm having a blast with the Ural. It's running great. I changed the fluids at 100k and 250k. Lots of "fuzz" on the magnetic drain plugs, as expected. I'm really happy with the comfort...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,939
Posted By BobD
John, You are going to need something with...

John,

You are going to need something with more capacity than your m/c battery. Think more along the lines of a deep-cycle marine battery. I'm in the same boat, and am going to try a portable...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-18-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 531
Posted By BobD
Great story, but we need PICS! :D

Great story, but we need PICS! :D
Forum: Hacks 08-17-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,741
Posted By BobD
LE Trainer, Not so sure about the "sane"...

LE Trainer,

Not so sure about the "sane" part, but thanks all the same! When you look back, those days will have passed quickly. Stay safe!

Bob
Forum: Hacks 08-17-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 797
Posted By BobD
Dave, Thanks for posting the vids. I REALLY...

Dave,

Thanks for posting the vids. I REALLY need to get up there and ride! That area looks like my idea of perfect riding country!

Bob
Forum: Hacks 08-17-2009, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 299,056
Posted By BobD
Hack Pups

These are my two, Bella and Boomer. They really dig riding in the hack! So far, their feelings about the Doggles are mixed. They do well with them for the most part, but want them off as soon as...
Forum: Hacks 08-17-2009, 08:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,079
Posted By BobD
Congratulations John! You are gonna love it!...

Congratulations John!

You are gonna love it! I've had my Gear Up for two weeks now, and it's a blast! Still pretty cautious on those right-handers, but getting better all the time. Getting that...
Forum: Hacks 08-14-2009, 08:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,741
Posted By BobD
Bueller, It's hard to see, but yeah, they...

Bueller,

It's hard to see, but yeah, they are both harnessed and tethered. They have enough to be able to shift around a bit, or lay down, but can't bail out on their own. Thanks for the...
Forum: Hacks 08-13-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,741
Posted By BobD
johno, They are English Springers. Great...

johno,

They are English Springers. Great dogs! I got them thru English Springer Spaniel Rescue after their former owner dumped them at the pound. Hard to believe.

Bob
Forum: Hacks 08-13-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,741
Posted By BobD
AirheadPaddy, Congrats on the (soon to be...

AirheadPaddy,

Congrats on the (soon to be yours) Patrol. I have Doggles for both of my dogs, but since today was their first ride, I didn't want to overwhelm them with too much new stuff. They...
Forum: Hacks 08-13-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,741
Posted By BobD
What's better than a new Ural?

What could possibly be better than a brand new Ural?


A brand new Ural with pups in the sidecar, of course! :D Meet Bella and Boomer, my faithful companions, and now hack monkeys....
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,741
Posted By BobD
I have one on my '02 GS. LOVE IT!! It truly is...

I have one on my '02 GS. LOVE IT!! It truly is "all day long" comfortable. I bought mine used. It's the all-leather version. An occasional treatment with leather conditioner, and it's good to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2008, 01:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,938
Posted By BobD
Hey, LTS ! Nice to see that now that you've...

Hey, LTS ! Nice to see that now that you've "properly broken in" Ms.B's new ride, you're giving HER a chance to ride it! :lol3

It was good to meet you Friday at Alice's.

Bob
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2008, 10:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,700
Posted By BobD
+1 Nice stuff. :thumb Goes on wet, dries...

+1 Nice stuff. :thumb Goes on wet, dries leaving no sticky residue.
Forum: Vendors 06-09-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 36,191
Posted By BobD
Any more left?

If you have any left, please put me down for two, and I'll Pay-Pal you ASAP. Thanks!
Bob
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,222
Posted By BobD
Why not park the TDM and ride the 200 more?? ...

Why not park the TDM and ride the 200 more?? Sounds like you have more confidence in it, and enjoy riding it more (at least at this point). If you're not enjoying the ride, what's the point??
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2008, 11:21 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,061
Posted By BobD
32 years

Been riding (street) for 32 years. Never down. Finally had my first biff last Sunday. Twisty road, tight left curve. Unbeknownst to me (first time on that road), there was an asphalt patch that...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2008, 12:23 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,068
Posted By BobD
+1. Harley is what it is. Buying one with the...

+1. Harley is what it is. Buying one with the expectation of performance and handling is like going to a hooker and expecting love. It's NOT what you are paying for!! :D Apparently (based upon...
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,070
Posted By BobD
Sounds like you really like your current bike. ...

Sounds like you really like your current bike. If you want a good fix, ergonomics-wise, I'd recommend some Fastway pegs and Rox handlebar risers. I just put both on my KTM 525, along with an EE...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2008, 10:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,676
Posted By BobD
Crossfire fit

TommyA,

Try pulling out the inner-soles. It makes for a roomier fit. I wear a 11EEE, and with the inner soles out, a size 46 fits me great.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-16-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,176
Posted By BobD
950 Se

http://BobDake.smugmug.com/photos/266568517_mm4UC-M.jpg

Picked mine up on Friday. Got a pretty good deal, but I see that the dealer has raised it's price on it's last remaining '07 to $11,499. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-23-2007, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 696
Posted By BobD
Wilbers

Ted Porter's Beemer Shop, in Santa Cruz is the West Coast importer for Wilber's .http://www.beemershop.com/index.php


Bob
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,491
Posted By BobD
The SM is my favorite ride! Plus, it fits my...

The SM is my favorite ride! Plus, it fits my 6'-02" frame very well. And yes, it does entice me to be bad...like a little devil sitting on my shoulder.

Bob
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