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Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4,278
Views: 840,912
Posted By DustyRags
From the bike's perspective, not a problem. Check...

From the bike's perspective, not a problem. Check your rust and rubber (chain, tires, fork seals, etc), and of course your fluids, and off you go.

People do more with less every day. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4,278
Views: 840,912
Posted By DustyRags
^^ People have been shot for less, you know! ...

^^ People have been shot for less, you know!

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Forum: Thumpers 04-13-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,407
Posted By DustyRags
Bump! How's the oil issue?

Bump! How's the oil issue?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,562
Posted By DustyRags
Great news! Break in might be the trick, at...

Great news!

Break in might be the trick, at least for a second pair of gloves (once you've found some that fit well enough). My favorite pair is a set of Taichi road gloves I got from a friend....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,562
Posted By DustyRags
Agreed- it's one of the last things you should...

Agreed- it's one of the last things you should do.

But you will. It's instinct. I always wear gloves with leather palms, but that's your call.

For grips- I'm partial to Oury grips. Perfect mix...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,562
Posted By DustyRags
We'll (I'll) want a review of the Pursuits...

We'll (I'll) want a review of the Pursuits if/when you get 'em. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 46,028
Posted By DustyRags
If they don't announce them to gauge interest,...

If they don't announce them to gauge interest, they won't know how to disappoint us. Disappointment is how you build a loyal customer following. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,562
Posted By DustyRags
Get some leather gloves that fit well. Soak them...

Get some leather gloves that fit well. Soak them thoroughly. Ride in them 'till they're dry on a hot day, for a slow ride. Come home, and let them dry completely. Oil the hell out of them. They...
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 46,028
Posted By DustyRags
I swear, I just read this entire thread because I...

I swear, I just read this entire thread because I was so excited about this little beast, and then at the very end, I see it's NOT coming to the US?

Damn you, KTM. Damn you. I was almost ready to...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 04-09-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 168,826
Posted By DustyRags
I just found this. It's ruined the second half of...

I just found this. It's ruined the second half of yesterday's work day, and the first hour and a half or so of this one. Brilliant thread! :clap

Is it still going? Do you need booze? I'm local,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-07-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,616
Posted By DustyRags
Really? Makes perfect sense to me. Laws change in...

Really? Makes perfect sense to me. Laws change in different places.

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Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,616
Posted By DustyRags
:clap

:clap
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,517
Posted By DustyRags
Damn right! Thus the anti-stink kit! Sent...

Damn right! Thus the anti-stink kit!

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-04-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,616
Posted By DustyRags
In my experience, CHP are super mellow, and are...

In my experience, CHP are super mellow, and are mostly concerned with getting dangerous drivers off the road and helping stranded vehicles. City cops, on the other hand, are often a different breed....
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,517
Posted By DustyRags
I don't mind it myself, but my garage is right...

I don't mind it myself, but my garage is right under the bedroom and the vents connect. Combined with an asthmatic partner, and it had to happen. In any case, good to know how to fix that.

Sent...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,517
Posted By DustyRags
The CA-EVAP stuff is designed to prevent unburnt...

The CA-EVAP stuff is designed to prevent unburnt fuel to evaporate into the air. That stuff stinks. I recently added the EVAP system back onto my Nighthawk after a PO tore it out, and it made the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,950
Posted By DustyRags
You ride a Harley! :rofl

You ride a Harley! :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,950
Posted By DustyRags
You might be a noob if... You wash your bike....

You might be a noob if... You wash your bike. :deal

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Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,616
Posted By DustyRags
Chill, dudes. It's all good. Nobody wiggin, jess...

Chill, dudes. It's all good. Nobody wiggin, jess mellow an hug it out. :rofl
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4,278
Views: 840,912
Posted By DustyRags
Tachs are notorious for failing on these guys :( ...

Tachs are notorious for failing on these guys :(

I here the turn signals from buells foot well.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,950
Posted By DustyRags
People :deal Sent from my Nexus 7 using...

People :deal

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,905
Posted By DustyRags
As ol' Winston put it- if you're going through...

As ol' Winston put it- if you're going through hell... keep going! :deal
Forum: EMEA 03-27-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 994
Posted By DustyRags
Yeah, I gotta. Been wanting to see condors in the...

Yeah, I gotta. Been wanting to see condors in the wild since I was a kid, but never got lucky, no matter how much I looked. They're increasing, though, so my chances are getting better :clap
Forum: EMEA 03-27-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 994
Posted By DustyRags
Hey, folks, just to clarify (because...

Hey, folks, just to clarify (because motolocochica seems to be off on her adventure)- she's from the Bay Area, and making a loop south right now. Last I heard, she made it to Santa Barbara. :clap
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,616
Posted By DustyRags
In for the follow! Also curious about the demise...

In for the follow! Also curious about the demise of the mighty Honda!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,950
Posted By DustyRags
...Or you might pull your fancy new bike, the '76...

...Or you might pull your fancy new bike, the '76 CB550 you just rebuilt the engine on and laid a stripe of black spray paint over the bare metal tank, up at a light and see someone motioning and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,168
Posted By DustyRags
Rumble/roar/howl (as in I'm gonna roar down to...

Rumble/roar/howl (as in I'm gonna roar down to San Jose for the evening)

Blast

Buzz

Meander (noun)

Connoiter (this is specifically checking out an interesting riding area; you have to...
Forum: EMEA 03-25-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 994
Posted By DustyRags
YOU SAW CONDORS?? WHERE? So jealous now! ...

YOU SAW CONDORS?? WHERE? So jealous now!

Anyhow, welcome aboard, and yay for finally signing up for this loony bin!

BTW- we're contemplating weekend camping trip sometime soon- let us know when...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,670
Posted By DustyRags
stop helping!

stop helping!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 835
Posted By DustyRags
Oh man, I moved to the Bay Area to get AWAY from...

Oh man, I moved to the Bay Area to get AWAY from pollen allergies. For me, it's helped. But the Valley (Fresno, Davis, Sacramento) was a miserable place.

You know what finally fixed it? Getting a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,670
Posted By DustyRags
They're still there 'till the end of the month. I...

They're still there 'till the end of the month. I stopped in to chat with Galen (owner) on Sunday- he's seriously bummed, and looking for a new location like a madman. I asked what the plan was...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,670
Posted By DustyRags
Congrats, you took too long. Now Addiction Motors...

Congrats, you took too long. Now Addiction Motors lost their lease, and the Monsters have all moved into storage. I may never get one now, and it's all your fault!

You... you monsters! :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7,827
Views: 1,576,856
Posted By DustyRags
I'll come right out and say it: I don't care for...

I'll come right out and say it: I don't care for CycleGear. They're the fucking Walmart of riding stores. But they're open on Sundays and after five on weekdays, so I've been known to swallow my...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,670
Posted By DustyRags
Seriously? Oh man. Yeah, not sure I could deal...

Seriously? Oh man. Yeah, not sure I could deal with that for long. The weird riding I can live with- half the fun is learning a new bike, right? The weird setups I can fix, but that's a big red flag....
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,670
Posted By DustyRags
I had my first bike for less than ten days before...

I had my first bike for less than ten days before I changed the oil, slipped, and fell ass-first into a top-end engine rebuild. I'm not scared of wrenching, I'm scared of a bike that demands...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,670
Posted By DustyRags
Wicked Oh dear god, please do! Although I gotta...

Oh dear god, please do!

Although I gotta say, I just had the Honda up to Berkeley to catch a flick with a friend, and fell in love with it all over again. With those wide bars and even wider...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,670
Posted By DustyRags
Got it, thanks! :1drink Man, when I find the...

Got it, thanks! :1drink

Man, when I find the Duc that finally comes home with me, I'll be utterly prepped. Cheers, folks! :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,670
Posted By DustyRags
OK, everything before and after that made sense....

OK, everything before and after that made sense. That line didn't. English (or Italian) please? :ear

You had me right up until the bit where they don't run as well as other brands. I really go for...
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,670
Posted By DustyRags
I'm a drummer and ride a motorcycle. Sexin' has...

I'm a drummer and ride a motorcycle. Sexin' has never been a weak point for me.

Unless you mean screwed. That's why I avoid dealers. :D
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 9,670
Posted By DustyRags
It's, specifically, the Monster. Love the look,...

It's, specifically, the Monster. Love the look, the ergos, the power level (just a smidge more than the NH, for the ones I'm looking at).

Theft is definitely a concern. You're in Oaktown- you'll...
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