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Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 09:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,617
Posted By Vacman
I'm sure you have me as one of the 5 but let me...

I'm sure you have me as one of the 5 but let me know if you need any more info.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-25-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Vacman
California Registration Costs (and other questions)

Yep if I had a 45 minute requirement, worked with no traffic concerns and rode a motorcycle that's where I would live. Tons of great riding right in your own backyard, street or dirt.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-25-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Vacman
Well if that's the case and your income allows...

Well if that's the case and your income allows it, OC is the way to go. Or north up to Valencia. There's no way I would willingly move into the Ontario area. No offense to our Ontario-area...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-25-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Vacman
California Registration Costs (and other questions)

Current commute from ONT to downtown:


http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/25/8c4e178d1c093f545265b98a59062155.jpg

And coming out at rush hour it will be red 90% of the drive.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-25-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 384
Posted By Vacman
45 minutes of downtown and IE/OC don't really...

45 minutes of downtown and IE/OC don't really equate. You sure you've lived most of your life in SoCal? Even on a bike I think you'd have a hard time getting from ONT to downtown in 45 minutes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 31,811
Views: 7,783,264
Posted By Vacman
This thread got lame in a hurry.

This thread got lame in a hurry.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 742
Posted By Vacman
Sorry to hear about it. Were you splitting lanes...

Sorry to hear about it. Were you splitting lanes or just flowing with traffic?
Forum: Orange Crush 08-21-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,833
Posted By Vacman
Interesting. Any more details?

Interesting. Any more details?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 31,811
Views: 7,783,264
Posted By Vacman
More like a wannabe dorifto gone wrong.

More like a wannabe dorifto gone wrong.
Forum: Vendors 08-17-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,617
Posted By Vacman
Argh how the heck did I miss this? We have a...

Argh how the heck did I miss this? We have a thread on our local forum talking about a group buy the same time one was going on here! Sent an email with a plea to be included.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,806
Posted By Vacman
I honestly don't think enough people care either...

I honestly don't think enough people care either way to really make it an issue unless motorcyclists make it an issue. Just let it go and things will inevitably go back to the way they were. Keep...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,360
Posted By Vacman
Haha, you have an awesome way of handling...

Haha, you have an awesome way of handling adversity man. Looking forward to pics of the bike disassembled and on the back and passenger seats of a Ford Focus. Onward and upward! :)

Tim
Forum: Orange Crush 08-03-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,527
Posted By Vacman
Need a pic of your 2013 990 Adventure CA Emissions Sticker

Mine is visible without removing anything. I just went through this with AAA as the po of my bike was from OH.

Edit: whoops I'm wrong. The AAA chick checked out the type sticker not the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,360
Posted By Vacman
Good to hear Vic. Glad you're having an adventure!

Good to hear Vic. Glad you're having an adventure!
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By Vacman
www.photobucket.com ...

www.photobucket.com

http://www.avsolutions.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/geicocaveman.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,806
Posted By Vacman
Sad situation given the topic of this thread. :(....

Sad situation given the topic of this thread. :(. I sat in this traffic for 2 hours tonight and knew it was something bad.

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,806
Posted By Vacman
Fair enough. Carry on then. :D

Fair enough. Carry on then. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,806
Posted By Vacman
I get what you're saying and I happen to agree...

I get what you're saying and I happen to agree with you, so let me put things to you in simpler terms. Stop coming off like a pretentious tool and people will like you better.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-07-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,579
Posted By Vacman
Actually I thought about your post this weekend...

Actually I thought about your post this weekend when I zoomed all the way in while riding. It kind of skips from point to point. This was with clear overhead and phone mounted on my bars. Zooming...
Forum: Beasts 07-03-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,407
Views: 324,866
Posted By Vacman
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/04/5y9adyja.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/04/5y9adyja.jpg

Keep this thread on the imaginary new African twin please.
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By Vacman
I would happily cross post all your pics if you...

I would happily cross post all your pics if you used a photo sharing site, but since you're uploading them to SDAR as attachments I would have to save all your pics to MY sharing site and then relink...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-03-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,579
Posted By Vacman
The MotionX on the iPhone Thread

Instead of emailing the tracks just create a google drive account (or Dropbox, etc.) then you can just save to google drive from any computer, open google drive on your phone and then open with...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,216
Posted By Vacman
Casi un mes desde la ltima update. Por qe?

Casi un mes desde la ltima update. Por qe?
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,325
Posted By Vacman
Good call. I was thinking transfer from an...

Good call. I was thinking transfer from an aftermarket seat. It looks like it's been really ground into the fabric around the seams.
Forum: Vendors 07-02-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,595
Posted By Vacman
How does it complicate things? You can prepare...

How does it complicate things? You can prepare for shipping ahead of time and deal with the rush a bit more effectively. Those of us willing to pay ahead of time guarantee ourselves a set of tires...
Forum: Beasts 07-01-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,407
Views: 324,866
Posted By Vacman
Fixed that for you.

Fixed that for you.
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,407
Views: 324,866
Posted By Vacman
Totally. There's no way a giant like Honda could...

Totally. There's no way a giant like Honda could ever come out with a product that the motorcycling public didn't think was amazing thanks to their prodigious use of market testing and rigorous...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,686
Posted By Vacman
This.

This.
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 88,760
Posted By Vacman
Hey Henri I bought a smaller folding mirror a...

Hey Henri I bought a smaller folding mirror a while back for my dirtbike and love it! Now I have a 990 and want to get rid of the stock mirrors ASAP. You e probably posted this previously but I...
Forum: Face plant 06-30-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,360
Posted By Vacman
Fantastic post. I'm certain that it will help...

Fantastic post. I'm certain that it will help some of those who need to believe they can make it through, whether that means riding again or not.
Forum: Beasts 06-28-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,407
Views: 324,866
Posted By Vacman
Sounds a lot like a 950SE...

Sounds a lot like a 950SE...
Forum: Vendors 06-14-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 904,705
Posted By Vacman
Here is another indirect pic of the headlight. ...

Here is another indirect pic of the headlight. Still haven't run it in the dark but it's ridiculously bright. Like "don't look at it directly on high" bright. :)

I have to be honest that the...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By Vacman
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/08/aha7apep.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/08/aha7apep.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/08/5avyhe5e.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/08/e2ygegum.jpg
...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By Vacman
So 10k is a decent deal?

So 10k is a decent deal?
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By Vacman
Rally fairing as he called it is a solid white...

Rally fairing as he called it is a solid white windscreen painted to match the fairing. Apparently it was a leftover part from some Ktm campaign and he's throwing it in. Don't have a pic of that...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By Vacman
Price check on this 2012 990?

Hi all, going to buy this bike in about an hour. I'm just curious what you think it's worth. I've been price shopping 950/990s for a while now but I'm hoping the OC collective can firm up my...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-06-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,157
Posted By Vacman
990 vs 1190 Adventure. Is it just me or is there more of us?

Clearly none of you have moderated a forum before. It's a thankless job that you only ever do well if no one is bitching about you. I for one appreciate it (as a moderator on a bmw car site since...
Forum: Vendors 05-16-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4,190
Views: 904,705
Posted By Vacman
A couple of quick pics of my new m60 in a KTM...

A couple of quick pics of my new m60 in a KTM mask. It's unbelievably bright. I didn't have time to test it in the dark but I'm looking forward to it. More pics later.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 106,504
Posted By Vacman
You're mostly correct. There are ways around past...

You're mostly correct. There are ways around past due fees but if you intend to bring the reg current you'll need to pay them. As a CA resident anyway.

If the bike is plated only and not...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 772
Views: 106,504
Posted By Vacman
It's a moot point. He's keeping it.

It's a moot point. He's keeping it.
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