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Forum: Hacks Today, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3,943
Views: 671,170
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I'm going to go look at this on Saturday. It...

I'm going to go look at this on Saturday.

It is just so goofy. I might just buy it to have the strangest bike around.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6,687
Views: 368,284
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Fail! Crossing the double yellow. Oh wait,...

Fail! Crossing the double yellow.

Oh wait, wrong thread :-)
Forum: Road warriors 12-16-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 8,882
Views: 1,410,372
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I see plenty of people on sidecars and trikes. I...

I see plenty of people on sidecars and trikes. I still call them riders.

Maybe one day, when you are retired and don't have to lane split to get anywhere by a specific time, you will see the value...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8,882
Views: 1,410,372
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Turbo diesel scooter by Hero. More info: ...

Turbo diesel scooter by Hero.

More info:
http://touch.cycleworld.com/all/113237#7
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,949,153
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Tell that to George Zipp. :-)

Tell that to George Zipp. :-)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9,892
Views: 2,029,260
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I say this is a good excuse to get another bike....

I say this is a good excuse to get another bike. Even a strictly HD rider could pick up a Sportster and ride it on rainy or cold days. Get a blacked out one and don't worry about chrome.
Forum: Hacks 12-14-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 487,056
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Why you should NOT buy a Ural motorcycle

Been thinking about getting a dog. Of course, that means I want to haul this dog in a sidecar. Only sidecar I have seen with easy access (step and side cut out) was a Ural.
Any other good dog...
Forum: The Garage 12-14-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 330,044
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
What did you do IN your Garage today?

Rear tire on the KTM. Wanted a more street oriented DS tire.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/14/c7bf26f5e6eda2b619c66e91e65c5b78.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 33,537
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Didn't see any squids today. Too cold and wet. ...

Didn't see any squids today. Too cold and wet.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/12/13/9cc9934885a4c3c7779dd09baa645e24.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,696
Views: 223,795
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Did she have a Mom? You know what to do

Did she have a Mom? You know what to do
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8,882
Views: 1,410,372
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I ride with a guy that has a Connie. Good rider....

I ride with a guy that has a Connie. Good rider. Bike is BIG but it handles well. He is always changing tires. I think he is searching for "the perfect set" as he wants grip but also wants long wear....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3,396
Views: 468,858
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I had to on the highway. I wanted to make sure it...

I had to on the highway. I wanted to make sure it was quality bud and not just some junk clove cigarette.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3,396
Views: 468,858
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Over the late summer I was behind people smoking...

Over the late summer I was behind people smoking weed. Happened at least 2x for sure. One guy in a truck had tinted windows but you could still see the flame and when I was next to him he made no...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,949,153
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
The kids would ask "what are tapes?" :-)

The kids would ask "what are tapes?" :-)
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 84,576
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Might seem really basic, but check that you...

Might seem really basic, but check that you didn't bend the clutch lever out some or have interference with the hand guard.

This has been a great ride report. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 330,044
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Quick one today: re-align the front forks on the...

Quick one today: re-align the front forks on the new-to-me Daytona.
I put on new tires yesterday and test rode it today since it got up to 33f.
Hmm, top triple seems off a little. Get home and pull...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,924
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I took "new" to mean from the dealer, as in...

I took "new" to mean from the dealer, as in current model year.

If meaning "new to me, used Bonnie" check that maintenance was performed. Look for oil leaks (possible sign of overfill) and check...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,924
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
The Bonnie's, Thruxton and Scrambler are all very...

The Bonnie's, Thruxton and Scrambler are all very similar. I would sit on each model and see what fits best.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 33,537
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I saw that. Have to say, I do like the change.

I saw that. Have to say, I do like the change.
Forum: Equipment 12-06-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 95,249
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Up on the second level. Right across from the...

Up on the second level. Right across from the pool :-)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 33,537
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Wheelies are Fun

Wheelies are fun for the rider. But the other road users have a right to their fun also. If a rider wheelies with his friends and no other traffic is around (think on backroads with a few other...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,949,153
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Did he have to sit on the Group W bench with the...

Did he have to sit on the Group W bench with the father rapers?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 6,687
Views: 368,284
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Mule does look happy.

Mule does look happy.
Forum: Hacks 12-02-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 487,056
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Another trick is to scoot the rig back a hair...

Another trick is to scoot the rig back a hair with your foot while you shove it into reverse
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6,687
Views: 368,284
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
As an American, I will drive whatever the hell I...

As an American, I will drive whatever the hell I want, wherever the hell I want.
I'll bike wherever I please, and it is all legal if I obey the traffic laws.
People are free to not like it, but as...
Forum: Hacks 12-02-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,866
Views: 487,056
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Good deal! I have been noodling about...

Good deal!

I have been noodling about another Ural. I need a 750 so I can be highway capable. Not sure I need EFI, but I know I like EFI.

So, I told the wife I am thinking of getting a dog. I...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,924
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
All Things Bonneville

Probably easier to get a Thruxton and switch wheels, though I have no experience with it.
My understanding is Thruxton rear sets and standard Bonnie exhaust don't work.
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8,882
Views: 1,410,372
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
I'm not a cruiser guy, but that is a nice looking...

I'm not a cruiser guy, but that is a nice looking bike. Looks useful too with those bags.
Forum: The Garage 11-23-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 330,044
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
By now you could do a full rebuild with your eyes...

By now you could do a full rebuild with your eyes closed!! Is this a 3rd rebuild in what, about 2 years?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,949,153
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Does it? Why does it matter who closed it? To...

Does it? Why does it matter who closed it?
To me it matters only that it was closed and therefore a controlled and closed course.
Forum: The Garage 11-22-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 330,044
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Technically it should be horizontal but the...

Technically it should be horizontal but the police don't really care as long as they can read it (hence the light).
In WI and MN people ride without any plates sometimes. When you buy a bike you get...
Forum: The Garage 11-22-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2,429
Views: 330,044
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Finished wiring up my plate light for my Hyper. I...

Finished wiring up my plate light for my Hyper. I had already made the plate holder out of some spare tin (bent to shape on exercise weights :-)

Now it is fully legit.
...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8,882
Views: 1,410,372
Posted By SilkMoneyLove
Triumph Daytona 955i ...

Triumph Daytona 955i

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/11/21/6988481fb77c925c0798a22ce4701554.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8,882
Views: 1,410,372
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: 8,882
Views: 1,410,372
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: 8,882
Views: 1,410,372
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: 117
Views: 11,924
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: 2,866
Views: 487,056
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: 7,363
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: 1,696
Views: 223,795
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...
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