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Forum: Americas 08-05-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By youcanrunnaked
Thanks for the advice. We have plenty of ear...

Thanks for the advice. We have plenty of ear plugs, and we bought pit passes for Friday.

On the road now; will be at Indy on Thursday. Excited!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-21-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,453
Posted By youcanrunnaked
Florida is a big state; where are you looking to...

Florida is a big state; where are you looking to move to?

I don't know a lot about off-road riding in this State, as I am just getting into it. My understanding is that there is good fire road...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-19-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,236
Posted By youcanrunnaked
Nobody gets on a bike that I'm selling without...

Nobody gets on a bike that I'm selling without cash in hand -- in MY hand. You want to take it for a spin and keep on riding? See ya!
Forum: Americas 07-19-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By youcanrunnaked
Thanks for all of the advice. Bought our tickets...

Thanks for all of the advice. Bought our tickets today for both MotoGP and the Indy Mile. Can't wait!
Forum: Americas 07-18-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By youcanrunnaked
All great advice. Thanks! I don't know how...

All great advice. Thanks! I don't know how tight security is at Indy, but while I might not be adverse to rushing the pit gate, I don't think my gf would be into it. She is a super straight-arrow! ...
Forum: Americas 07-18-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
Posted By youcanrunnaked
ADVICE PLEASE: Indy Moto GP 2014

I am planning a trip with my gf to the Indy MotoGP. The plan is to ride our motorcycles from So. Fla. to Indy and back.

I am looking for some guidance from others who have been to this event (or,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,658
Posted By youcanrunnaked
PENTON: The John Penton Story

[Moderator: I could not figure out where this should go. Feel free to move this if there is a more appropriate sub-forum.]

I saw this film last night. It was really good, and I encourage all...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-17-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,973
Posted By youcanrunnaked
Made it home safe on Saturday afternoon. Been...

Made it home safe on Saturday afternoon. Been taking it easy since then. Thanks to everyone for their concern and assistance.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-10-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,973
Posted By youcanrunnaked
^^^ Thanks, but the bike is back together. Now...

^^^ Thanks, but the bike is back together. Now looking for a place to stay Wednesday night, somewhere between here and Florida.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-10-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 286
Posted By youcanrunnaked
Lend-A-Couch?

My misadventure on my ride from South Florida to Iowa to North Carolina to home is explained here:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=982498&page=2

Looks like my clutch is finally...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-10-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,973
Posted By youcanrunnaked
Looks like I will be back on the road soon. ...

Looks like I will be back on the road soon.

I am still toying with the idea of visiting my older daughter in Charlotte, as there are two direct routes home, and the more easterly of the two takes...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-01-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,973
Posted By youcanrunnaked
I think I found someone local who says he can fix...

I think I found someone local who says he can fix Guzzis and he can start on my bike on Tuesday. If this falls through, I will post again.

Thanks for everyone's help.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-31-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,973
Posted By youcanrunnaked
The people I am with have no garage space and no...

The people I am with have no garage space and no expertise working on Guzzis, or I could try to repair it, here.

Also, the shops around here are either backed up with work, unwilling to touch the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-31-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,973
Posted By youcanrunnaked
Rider Needs Help

More than 2,000 miles into a 4,000+ mile road trip from South Florida to Iowa to Illinois to Kentucky to Robbinsville NC and the Great Smoky Mountains to home, and my clutch has given up the ghost....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-31-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,973
Posted By youcanrunnaked
Rider Needs Help

More than 2,000 miles into a 4,000+ mile road trip from South Florida to Iowa to Illinois to Kentucky to Robbinsville NC and the Great Smoky Mountains to home, and my clutch has given up the ghost....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-31-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,973
Posted By youcanrunnaked
Thanks for the tip.

Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-31-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,973
Posted By youcanrunnaked
Rider Needs Help (KY)

More than 2,000 miles into a 4,000+ mile road trip from South Florida to Iowa to Illinois to Kentucky to Robbinsville NC and the Great Smoky Mountains to home, and my clutch has given up the ghost. ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,865
Posted By youcanrunnaked
$1,500 for an '08 DR650? Yes, that bike was...

$1,500 for an '08 DR650? Yes, that bike was stolen... look in the mirror to see who did it!

Congratulations and enjoy.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-27-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,809
Posted By youcanrunnaked
I bought an SR500, new, in 1978. It was my first...

I bought an SR500, new, in 1978. It was my first motorcycle and I paid $1,200 for it. I am not sure if that was a good buy in relation to what other bikes cost back then, as it was, for some...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-09-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,298
Posted By youcanrunnaked
I just got a DR650 and would like to meet up with...

I just got a DR650 and would like to meet up with other Floridians to explore dirt riding opportunities. I live in south Florida but am willing to travel. Monitoring this thread for riding...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2,369
Views: 223,210
Posted By youcanrunnaked
I am afraid you are on to something, here. I...

I am afraid you are on to something, here.

I recall one time I was searching the Bruce Rossmeyer Temple of Harley Davidson a/k/a "Destination Daytona" (even though it's in Ormond Beach) for the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 2,369
Views: 223,210
Posted By youcanrunnaked
That is directly contradicted by H-D's web site...

That is directly contradicted by H-D's web site for the Street, where they say that these bikes were designed and tested in the USA -- Wauwatosa, WI, to be exact.

So... somebody has their story...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 27,460
Posted By youcanrunnaked
I have sometimes gotten the "Get a real bike"...

I have sometimes gotten the "Get a real bike" greeting from Harley fanboys. Ironically enough, they are usually not riding. Sometimes I will ask, "Where is your bike?" I usually get some lame...
Forum: Vendors 11-04-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,478
Posted By youcanrunnaked
Ditto.

Ditto.
Forum: Thumpers 11-03-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 97,472
Views: 18,492,581
Posted By youcanrunnaked
So, I am now a DR650 owner: ...

So, I am now a DR650 owner:

http://rs267.pbsrc.com/albums/ii315/youcanrunnaked/Mobile%20Uploads/dr650_zps929457dd.jpg~320x480

Thanks to everyone who offered buying advice. I am sure I will be...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 97,472
Views: 18,492,581
Posted By youcanrunnaked
Great resources. Thanks. So far I have not...

Great resources. Thanks. So far I have not heard any dissenting voices. Anybody want to talk me out of this?
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 97,472
Views: 18,492,581
Posted By youcanrunnaked
Thanks for the quick replies! Much appreciated. ...

Thanks for the quick replies! Much appreciated.

Are there any trouble spots that I should be aware of, either when looking at used examples, or down the road as far as ownership experience goes? ...
Forum: Thumpers 10-31-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 97,472
Views: 18,492,581
Posted By youcanrunnaked
Hi, all. I am hoping to get some opinions. I...

Hi, all. I am hoping to get some opinions.

I am looking to get into some dirt riding. Not interested in motocross or hare scrambles; my short-term goal is to get an enduro and get my feet wet...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 494
Posted By youcanrunnaked
New Bike Time!

Greetings, all. Long-time lurker; first-time poster.

I know that the bias here might be toward dirt/adventure motorcycles, but it also seems to me that there are a lot of knowledgeable...
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