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Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 84,561
Posted By easyrider88
motorsickle

ryker,which manufacturer makes the 690r.
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By easyrider88
waaannna race

yes I agree with you about torque.i liked to rev my black valk to about 4000 rpm at the lite and GO.it had amazing takeoff from a complete stop.
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By easyrider88
hmmmm...

thanks for everyones advice. im going to shop around awhile before I switch bikes.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-20-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By easyrider88
year

great looking ride.nothing better than a slow putt.i like 40-45 mph myself.what year was that guzzi made?
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By easyrider88
early rocket 3s

vickster,have you put alot of miles on youre rocket 3s/do youre models have bags and cruise/cd player?
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By easyrider88
me run out of ..

kubla,i ran out of gas 3 times with the valkyrie.forgot to switch the petcock off of reserve.ever consider a triumph rocket 3?
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,012
Posted By easyrider88
Flat 6

kubla,congrats on buying a long mile valk.i put 60K on my 97 valk in 6 years.it was probably my favorite bike ive ever owned.what made you by the valkyrie?
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,307
Posted By easyrider88
Rocket 3

im thinking of an older 2006 rocket 3. .I took one for a ride in 2008 when they first came out.anybody own one?how is the ride for a long tour?what kind of luggage do you use when you tour on youre...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,842
Posted By easyrider88
great book

yes I thought it was a great read.my aLL TIME FAV motorcycle book is ,'THE complete motorcycle NOMAD', by Roger Lovin.he does recommend not riding at NIGHT.
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By easyrider88
YELLO as JELLO

I like the black 09.id offer him $6000 cash.why??black is my fav color for bikes.yellow my least favorite.i like the BIG space for touring youd have with the 09.and you mention 95% of youre riding...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 34,403
Posted By easyrider88
ZEN and....

hectoglider,fantastic photos and prose.its exactly what I was looking for 30 odd years ago when I read ZEN and THE art of MOTORCYCLING.hated the book.ive experienced that Zenish ness once while...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,492
Posted By easyrider88
what me ride?

ranger ron,up here in the frigid north we got snow last nite.so im thinking car.then im cleaning the driveway of 2 inches snow I don't see my breath and im thinking bike.SO......................heres...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 415
Views: 112,077
Posted By easyrider88
californy

I took a nap once on the side of the road in California near lake Tahoe.next thing I know im arrested for carrying a concealed weapon.i had my hunting knife under my leather jacket just in case I ran...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 32,226
Posted By easyrider88
youth and age

flyparker,im my youth I passed a lot on doulble yellow.now that im 61 I get passed a lot on double yellow by a lot of cars.theyve got a lot busier lives than me.i ran into a guy on his 150 scooter...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,692
Posted By easyrider88
2 wheels

could be you just need a little time away.if its in youre blood youll be back on 2 wheels.ive had 13 bikes in about 250K miles and 44 years.i gotta say I live to ride.
Forum: Face plant 03-22-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,630
Posted By easyrider88
doggone

carl,never hit a dog.afew deer.congrats on surviving the accident.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,699
Posted By easyrider88
womens lib

mr.greg,ever think of suggesting youre wife get her own motorcycle license?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 40,525
Posted By easyrider88
really

i disagree.some harleys are bought by people who dont belong on a motorcycle.
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By easyrider88
loved the vid

:roflI liked the hair bro.
Forum: Face plant 02-26-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 61,140
Posted By easyrider88
not this year

im 61 and have been motorcycling since 1970.my first bike was a 1967 Yamaha 250 cc two stroke kick start.
Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 566
Posted By easyrider88
E lec TRICK

does anyone out there own an electric motorcycle?im thinking of purchasing a bike made by www.zeromotorcycles .com.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,342
Posted By easyrider88
o deer

i can understand youre fear of night riding.ive hit a couple deer at nite so im a bit skeerd of the little critters myself.mostly i still love riding at nite.i KEEP my speed below 40 and travel in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,420
Posted By easyrider88
LOW beam HEADLIGHT

time to replace my low beam on my 2000 beemer K1200 LT.id like alot more light if possible.the brightest replacement bulb is supposedly 50% better than the 55 watt OE bulb.what do you other riders...
Forum: Face plant 07-10-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,973
Posted By easyrider88
backed UP

had the same thing happen to me 3 years ago.i got a check from the guys insurance company for $1800.mostly scratches to my once pristine 97 triumph trophy 1200.the kid was young and dumb.driving his...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,408
Posted By easyrider88
riding

got on the bike for a 50 mile ride yesterday.its a little early though.probably wait a bit till the next ride.good luck to u.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,408
Posted By easyrider88
itchin to ride

brandon,how long was it after youre operation before you had the strength to pull in the clutch on youre cycle?steve
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,408
Posted By easyrider88
me too

brandon,ive got a permanent metal plate in mine also.when was youre operation?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,408
Posted By easyrider88
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,408
Posted By easyrider88
the waiting game

thanks.i have to say im itchin to ride.especially since the weather in wisconsin has gotten warm.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,408
Posted By easyrider88
on hold

mag,good luck with the rehab.i tried pulling the clutch in yesterday.dont have enough strength yet.i cant lift over 5 lbs either.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,408
Posted By easyrider88
Bionic

I fell while rollerblading. fractured my ulna in left wrist.had surgery yesterday.in a splint for 10 days.i have a chunk of metal permanently in.right now im on a 5 pound weight limit.any of you 2...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-12-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,258
Posted By easyrider88
lets sell some COKE

still my favorite all time movie.showing both fonda and hopper snorting cocaine in the beginning im sure influenced afew youngsters to try the powder.i had a friend who decided to sell a little...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 40,525
Posted By easyrider88
accidents happen

slide,after reading through youre thread it seems youre friend was lucky enough to survive his accident.experience is a GREAT teacher.hopefully he learned something from it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,527
Posted By easyrider88
2 bikes

currently only 2 bikes down from 3.always looking for another cycle.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-20-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 516
Posted By easyrider88
lake apopka

have a safe trip.ive done some rollerblading on the south shore of lake apopka.its got a great bike trail also.
Forum: Face plant 02-18-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 61,140
Posted By easyrider88
deer

i agree.deer in wisconsin are way too unpredictable.whereas a big dump truck you can see and hear.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,574
Posted By easyrider88
ride till we die

afew years ago i saw an older gent get off his harley d and grab a cane to go to his hotel room.im older now also but still love to be on 2 wheels.for people who look at statistics and say you old...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 1,741
Views: 422,188
Posted By easyrider88
wishful thinking

wish somebody would have said youll get addicted to riding so dont start.im 60 years old.its been 43 years and 13 bikes.im a motorcycle addict.i hate driving a car.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 39,602
Posted By easyrider88
ride slower

thanks for the old mans page.just turned 60 myself.i ride alot slower these days.not that i cant run on the interstate also.i really enjoy touring on secondary roads instead of jam packed interstate...
Forum: Face plant 02-05-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,119
Posted By easyrider88
adddrenaalliinn junkie

BCK rider,enjoyed youre accident report.and the fact that both of you were unhurt .must have been a real thrill to see the bike coming at u.well from youre report id say the only really safe way to...
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