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Forum: Equipment 05-29-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 695
Posted By Nevada
You're talking 4 big items. You could just get...

You're talking 4 big items. You could just get the single bag and call it good. From a storage standpoint, I don't know that I'd bother dry bagging the hiking chair, but from a handling standpoint...
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,882
Posted By Nevada
You can only find one bike that is faster AND...

You can only find one bike that is faster AND more agile AND more comfortable than an ST1300, and that would likely be the BMW K1600GT/GTL.

You can find a good number of bikes that are two out of...
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,882
Posted By Nevada
If her comfort is the #1 overriding priority,...

If her comfort is the #1 overriding priority, then you've got four choices in new(ish) bikes.


Harley-Davidson ElectraGlide family - traditional couches with chrome and leather doilies.
...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,760
Posted By Nevada
For the folks at Aerostich, it's not simply...

For the folks at Aerostich, it's not simply provincial mindedness, it's their Superior-ity complex. :evil Seriously, when I bought my Darien pants and Jacket in 2004, I rode to their store. It was...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,760
Posted By Nevada
When it gets hot (I know hot, note my handle), I...

When it gets hot (I know hot, note my handle), I wear my Motoport Mesh Kevlar jacket and pants. In the daytime, it's comfortable for me from the mid 50s on up. No motorcycle gear is actually...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By Nevada
ADV boots for sport touring??

I need to be getting some new boots, as mine existing boots are almost worn out. Sport touring and commuting, plus some light ADV riding once I get my DP bike back into operation. My current dying...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 19,947
Posted By Nevada
Slow to respond... but the answer today is the...

Slow to respond... but the answer today is the same as it would have been in December.

Wigwam Ultimax Cool-Lite Hikers.

Near perfect socks for me. The only way they could be better is if they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,783
Posted By Nevada
Safety - headlight & brakelight modulators, horn,...

Safety - headlight & brakelight modulators, horn, aux lighting.
Ergonomics - windshield.
Function - Top case, hitch & trailer, tankbag, etc
Comfort - seat, heated doohickeys, etc.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,783
Posted By Nevada
You use Elton John, fart, and crap in the same...

You use Elton John, fart, and crap in the same post, and you complain that a word sounds like a sex crime? :fpalm
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 819
Posted By Nevada
Sounds like you REALLY need to live in...

Sounds like you REALLY need to live in Enterprise. Small town, unlike Cedar which is a gosh darned CITY for crying out loud.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 23,028
Posted By Nevada
Nope. The S1000 is a better liter bike than...

Nope. The S1000 is a better liter bike than anything coming out of Japan.
The K1600GT is a "better" SPORT-touring bike than anything out of Japan.
The K1600GTL is a "better" luxury touring bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 38,632
Views: 10,263,477
Posted By Nevada
It's a conspiracy, man. It's Big Oil, er, Big...

It's a conspiracy, man. It's Big Oil, er, Big Rubber, man. They're out to screw you. Watch out for the TrojanTire.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 38,632
Views: 10,263,477
Posted By Nevada
More complete description in this post...

More complete description in this post (http://gl1800riders.com/forums/showthread.php?357315-RIP-Ramjeto&p=4236873&viewfull=1#post4236873):

Illustrates why one should stay on their own side of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 38,632
Views: 10,263,477
Posted By Nevada
How long will you be out? How comfortable do...

How long will you be out?

How comfortable do you want to be?

What else will you be doing while out?

Will you be alone the entire time?

While I'll agree that carrying that much may be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 22,639
Views: 2,269,798
Posted By Nevada
No Doohickey, no thong. :evil

No Doohickey, no thong. :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 38,632
Views: 10,263,477
Posted By Nevada
Just rolled over one of them big ol' wads of...

Just rolled over one of them big ol' wads of chew(ing gum) hawked out by the Manly Man Gorilla King.



He better HOPE she doesn't see that before he gets it replaced.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 38,632
Views: 10,263,477
Posted By Nevada
Not looking very far through the corner....

Not looking very far through the corner....
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-06-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,879
Posted By Nevada
Congrats!! :clap I hope you enjoy it. I'm...

Congrats!! :clap I hope you enjoy it. I'm curious as to why you didn't consider the Tiger 800XC?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-06-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,890
Posted By Nevada
Disagree. Those guys are demonstrating that a...

Disagree. Those guys are demonstrating that a bike is MORE than just a child's toy or transport for folks who can't get a car.
Forum: Vendors 09-06-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,446
Posted By Nevada
Hah!!! Perfect riding weather my ass! The...

Hah!!! Perfect riding weather my ass! The scariest ride of my life was on the Big Island. Nothing quite like riding through Volcano NP as it's getting dark, it's raining (duh, rain forest) and the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,195
Posted By Nevada
False, see below. False. Cars,...

False, see below.


False. Cars, motorcycles, almost any thing you can name lasts longer now than it did in the past. That doesn't mean we won't throw it away though.


Maybe true, but...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,195
Posted By Nevada
Aaaaaand, how many apartment dwellers have 220v...

Aaaaaand, how many apartment dwellers have 220v in their parking space? Heck, how many apartment dwellers have ANY power in their parking space? If, that is, they even have a parking space.

So,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,195
Posted By Nevada
Has it been designed and engineered offshore? ...

Has it been designed and engineered offshore? Nothing I've seen speaks to that subject one way or the other.
Forum: The Garage 09-05-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 9,170
Posted By Nevada
KSL (similar to Craigslist), $600 for a B.O.B....

KSL (similar to Craigslist), $600 for a B.O.B. 1500
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,890
Posted By Nevada
The wheel changes do nothing without improving...

The wheel changes do nothing without improving suspension travel. I'd boost the suspension to 6-7" or so. An adventure bike does not need 10" of suspension travel. (Note: an "adventure" bike is...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-04-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,380
Posted By Nevada
The CTX uglies are occupying the floorspace where...

The CTX uglies are occupying the floorspace where Honda America would put the Integra, i.e. we're getting those fuglies rather than the schweet looking Integra.

As for the Silverwing, I would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,057
Posted By Nevada
uhhhh, no there aren't. The closest to a "huge...

uhhhh, no there aren't. The closest to a "huge expanse of nothing" that I've seen in my 4 decades + in the West would be the western plains of Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, and...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 19,415
Posted By Nevada
A lot of electrons have been shed on the subject...

A lot of electrons have been shed on the subject of the Bonnie's weight, and why they are a bit on the porky side.

I'm going to offer four reasons:

1) Reliability. The modern Bonnies are...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 14,605
Posted By Nevada
Due to a variety of factors, there are very few...

Due to a variety of factors, there are very few kids today who would have the opportunity to do what you've just described. Not a lot of jobs for teenagers, much less 8 year olds.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-04-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,262
Posted By Nevada
THIS! Also, they're basically eliminating...

THIS!

Also, they're basically eliminating any legal motorized transportation for DUI offenders. So it's either public transportation (if it is viable for the offendor), bicycling, walking, or...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-03-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,767
Posted By Nevada
The heat on the ST1300 can vary quite a bit from...

The heat on the ST1300 can vary quite a bit from bike to bike. Once you then add the different gear folks wear, different environmental conditions and different heat sensitivity of the riders, and it...
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6,543
Views: 2,946,877
Posted By Nevada
No, no, no. You're supposed to use cloth...

No, no, no. You're supposed to use cloth adhesive tape. Just make sure that you thoroughly impregnate it with Vaseline after you've wrapped the wires to keep any moisture out.



:eek1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 117,596
Posted By Nevada
I am an ATGATT guy, as a default principle. As...

I am an ATGATT guy, as a default principle. As far as practical, I have always been an ATGATT guy in principle, with the understanding that "practical" on a bicycle is different from practical on a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 38,632
Views: 10,263,477
Posted By Nevada
AND, it's takes a lot longer to get medical help...

AND, it's takes a lot longer to get medical help to ya, and get ya to the hospital if necessary.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 38,632
Views: 10,263,477
Posted By Nevada
"drivers loaded with testosterone" <> Miata...

"drivers loaded with testosterone" <> Miata driver

:drums
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 215,463
Posted By Nevada
Nope. The depreciation on trucks is 5 years. ...

Nope. The depreciation on trucks is 5 years. The big companies are replacing their trucks a lot quicker than that.


True, but people making the "keep it forever" very rarely consider the costs...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,723
Posted By Nevada
Virgin River Gorge. Interstate 15's short run...

Virgin River Gorge. Interstate 15's short run through Arizona between Littlefield, AZ and St. George, UT.

Another good slab stretch is I-80 between Salt Lake City and the Wyoming border.

This...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-29-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7,597
Views: 1,381,206
Posted By Nevada
Cali riders, and those who frequent Cali, will be...

Cali riders, and those who frequent Cali, will be concerned with the width. An extra foot of width can eliminate a lot of lane splitting opportunities.

Then there are the folks who have to pass...
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,949
Posted By Nevada
PitBulls with an ST1300? Interesting.... could...

PitBulls with an ST1300? Interesting.... could you post up some pics?
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 08-28-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3,165
Views: 674,600
Posted By Nevada
bahhh!! Nobody is ever stranded in Silverton. ...

bahhh!! Nobody is ever stranded in Silverton. You can just take the train out to Durango. :evil
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