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Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,969
Posted By crackerguy
All this "big oil" talk and no one has mentioned...

All this "big oil" talk and no one has mentioned "big ag" (who most definitely plays a huge role in getting ethanol in our tanks, and profits from it)

Monsanto is in no way a paragon of corporate...
Forum: Road warriors 11-01-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,994
Posted By crackerguy
Like it.

Like it.
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,158
Posted By crackerguy
I have a Falco and think they are better looking....

I have a Falco and think they are better looking. I love mine but Tuonos are great bikes too.

Falco fuel tank holds about a half gallon more if that matters to you. Usually need to fill up around...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2010, 08:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,384
Posted By crackerguy
I am just adding personal experience to the...

I am just adding personal experience to the conversation. What exactly are you adding?
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,384
Posted By crackerguy
Aprilia reliability- what I know

http://crackerguy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Mexico-Moto-2008/76their-first-timeJPG/284499130_gyS3u-L.jpg

This is me giving my buddy a ride home on the back of my Aprilia after his Honda Blackbird...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,843
Posted By crackerguy
I bought one as a reentry bike back in 2002 after...

I bought one as a reentry bike back in 2002 after being out of riding for a few years. I really was drawn to an S4 Monster, but there wasn't good Ducati dealer support in the area at the time and I...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2010, 06:34 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 50,838
Posted By crackerguy
Cool looking bike, would be fun for tooling...

Cool looking bike, would be fun for tooling around on.
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2010, 12:17 PM
Replies: 517
Views: 104,330
Posted By crackerguy
Don't really get why people who are not...

Don't really get why people who are not interested in this bike feel a need to come on a thread about it and piss all over it?

It's OK if you prefer the GS, I'm pretty sure BMW will keep making...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,382
Posted By crackerguy
Jay Leno- he was emcee at the launch, apparently....

Jay Leno- he was emcee at the launch, apparently. He has a relationship with Aprilia I guess.

Would love to see Aprilia put that engine in a package like the new Multistrada. I love me some V4s...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2,307
Views: 583,787
Posted By crackerguy
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,307
Views: 583,787
Posted By crackerguy
The Falco in the hotel courtyard in Mazatlan two...

The Falco in the hotel courtyard in Mazatlan two years ago, after I drove off a steep shoulder and cracked the oil tank. Was back on the road by noon the next day.
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,219
Posted By crackerguy
I usually hate that sort of thing, but that is...

I usually hate that sort of thing, but that is badass. Well done.:clap
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By crackerguy
The older (rotaxes) are very reliable. Mine has...

The older (rotaxes) are very reliable. Mine has 35,000 + hard miles and the only problems I have had are:

1) replaced the stock brembo brake discs with full floaters as they developed a judder (a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 37,735
Posted By crackerguy
Does this count? ...

Does this count?
http://crackerguy.smugmug.com/photos/284497604_9k4zU-L.jpg

lil threadpimp:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=334995

I have some convertibars I'm putting on...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,234
Posted By crackerguy
Hmmmm... that "Viper" looks interesting. I was...

Hmmmm... that "Viper" looks interesting. I was thinking about an Airglide but the Viper has thicker cordura in the impact areas and also comes with the nifty two stage liner instead of the one piece...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,794
Posted By crackerguy
Well, if you are going to look at those two you...

Well, if you are going to look at those two you may want to consider an Aprilia Falco.

Better build quality than the Triumph, better range than the Honda, better suspension and handling than...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2008, 08:56 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 30,339
Posted By crackerguy
Hey, I remember this thread! Good place to...

Hey, I remember this thread!

Good place to pimp my ride report from a few months ago- Austin-Sayulita- Austin by Falco, Blackbird and Sprint ST :evil
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2008, 04:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,268
Posted By crackerguy
nice bike, congrats. Always liked SVs.

nice bike, congrats. Always liked SVs.
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2008, 07:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,268
Posted By crackerguy
not bad for $150, super noisy and didn't fit me...

not bad for $150, super noisy and didn't fit me terribly well so I upgraded to a Shoei X11 recently...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,268
Posted By crackerguy
Think outside the box!

I would be remiss in my duties as a Falco fanatic if I didn't present another option....Here is me on mine on the road between Medina and Leakey a while back...best material posession I have ever...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2008, 12:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,166
Posted By crackerguy
Howdy Darmah :wave I am not sure. The...

Howdy Darmah :wave



I am not sure. The customs guy slid it through the reader and let him right through...I think maybe an up to date passport is still not required if you are crossing by land,...
Forum: Americas 04-29-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By crackerguy
This happened to us last year when we were...

This happened to us last year when we were planning a trip. We tried to get new tags at the consulate in Austin and they could not help us.

It took a couple of hours of paperwork, waiting, finger...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,166
Posted By crackerguy
Thanks for the photos and for totally blowing my...

Thanks for the photos and for totally blowing my report out of the water with yours (j/k) :lol3

Great great photos and story you have there. I miss Mexico already...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2008, 09:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,166
Posted By crackerguy
Thanks everyone for the kind words. The...

Thanks everyone for the kind words.

The Falco will be fine, found some replacement mirrors for cheap and I will buff out the scratches the best I can for now.

Maybe I'll get a new paint job...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,166
Posted By crackerguy
Pissed F Rocksprings, and the ride home to Austin

At the motel, I took a single on the main courtyard, and Charlie and Kelly shared a “rustic” cabin-like room out of sight from the road. They definitely got the better deal that night.

I was...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,166
Posted By crackerguy
Zacatecas to Rocksprings

This would be the longest day of the trip at 670 miles. Oww, my lower back still hurts just thinking about it. We got an early start, opening the Hotel restaurant up for breakfast.

Somehow, with...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2008, 10:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,166
Posted By crackerguy
Sayulita to Zacatecas

Now we pointed the bikes north and headed for home. Traffic was a bit heavy on the road back towards Tepic and Charlie got ahead, got a groove going, and didn’t realize we were supposed to turn right...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2008, 03:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,166
Posted By crackerguy
Mazatlan to Sayulita

Riding out through the gray ugly industrial outskirts of Mazatlan, we smelled the same things we had coming in- at one point a rotting seafood stench (cannery or processing plant?) at another the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,166
Posted By crackerguy
yeah we had JBweld just in case. Would have been...

yeah we had JBweld just in case. Would have been interesting getting it ot stick but we probably could have fixed it in a pinch.

Great thing about the repair I got is I didn't have to worry...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2008, 08:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,166
Posted By crackerguy
A Small Break in Mazatlan...

Once we reached the beach, we found the Hotel Siesta in no time. It turned out to be the perfect place for us to stay- great job picking the hotel Kelly! :clap
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2008, 09:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,166
Posted By crackerguy
voy a continuar manana, tengo sueno...

voy a continuar manana, tengo sueno...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2008, 09:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,166
Posted By crackerguy
Limping into Mazatlan

The road is so good that the fact my bike is leaking oil pretty badly doesn't ruin it too much for me. the sun is still out and there are still trucks to pass.

But I keep glancing down at that...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,166
Posted By crackerguy
A brief primer on Mexican Road Hazards...

Now would be a good time to discuss potential road hazards in the mountains of Mexico. Hazards you would do well to ALWAYS remember, even when you and your buddies are having a blast hauling ass over...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,166
Posted By crackerguy
Day 3: Durango to Mazatlan

We woke up raring to go for the BIG DAY, time to see if the Espinoza Del Diablo lives up to the hype. ..
We opted for breakfast at the hotel, just so we could eat and then get on the road....
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,166
Posted By crackerguy
Day 2: Lajitas to Durango

We woke up ready to hit The River Road, the best road in Texas. Afterwards straight on to Mexico- our goal for the day being Durango.

Charlie and Kelly ready to saddle up for a long day
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,166
Posted By crackerguy
Day 1: Austin to Lajitas, TX

Day one found us getting a bit of a late start (9:30ish or so) due to illness of a spouse- in the end she was a trooper, thanks Courtney :clap

The three bikes and Kelly with his pants down :puke1...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2008, 01:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,166
Posted By crackerguy
Prepairng for the trip

Our annual trip was generally a long weekend, but for this ride we decided 6 or 7 days was the minimum. Not much messing around to do Mazatlan and back in that amount of time :evil . I know I know...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,166
Posted By crackerguy
The Wrong Tool for the Job? Mexico by Sportbike

It started as an annual Austin to Big Bend spring ride, but over the past few years Kelly, Charlie and I have been progressively venturing a little further South into Mexico.

Hey when you don't...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 23,438
Posted By crackerguy
jad, I notice you have a Falco as well. How much...

jad, I notice you have a Falco as well. How much more "comitted" are the ergos on the 848? Is it waay less comfy? Just curious.

PS- Just did 3000 miles in six days in Mexico (Austin- Sayulita and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-28-2007, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,050
Views: 541,796
Posted By crackerguy
Hamming it up for the camera in the TX Hill...

Hamming it up for the camera in the TX Hill Country

http://crackerguy.smugmug.com/photos/226582745-L.jpg
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