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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 08:12 AM
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Views: 544,112
Posted By WDG
I do that when I can find a fast enough rabbit,...

I do that when I can find a fast enough rabbit, but the examples I'm thinking of are something different. I've noticed that often, if I don't pass with enough speed difference, the other driver will...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-15-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 383,115
Posted By WDG
Maybe it would be better with florescent blue...

Maybe it would be better with florescent blue Comstars? :rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 04-14-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 383,115
Posted By WDG
That's not just in motorcycling. :baldy

That's not just in motorcycling. :baldy
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 183,791
Posted By WDG
FWIW, The shifting seemed perfectly fine on the...

FWIW, The shifting seemed perfectly fine on the Scout I got to demo.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-09-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 383,115
Posted By WDG
Never mind the bike, I want to see the "scantly...

Never mind the bike, I want to see the "scantly clad redheaded woman." :evil
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 183,791
Posted By WDG
Fort Worth Indian had two Scouts at their demo...

Fort Worth Indian had two Scouts at their demo day, last Saturday, so I got to try it out back-to-back with a Roadmaster.

Mrs. WDG really liked the passenger accommodations on the Roadmaster, but...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6,888
Views: 1,254,217
Posted By WDG
Thanks. Makes sense to me. It's probably been...

Thanks. Makes sense to me. It's probably been around a long time, and I just never really noticed, before.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-31-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6,888
Views: 1,254,217
Posted By WDG
???

Is this relief cut to provide a breakaway point in a drop, to prevent losing the whole lever? I hadn't noticed this on other levers, but admittedly hadn't really paid all that much attention to them...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-30-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 383,115
Posted By WDG
I'm no welder, nor frame designer, but the design...

I'm no welder, nor frame designer, but the design of those joints in front of the engine and under the seat look prone to failure, to me.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 383,115
Posted By WDG
'Cause it's KEWL? :1drink BTW, is that a...

'Cause it's KEWL? :1drink
BTW, is that a bicycle tire on the front?

Nice paint on the wheels. I guess he couldn't afford to buy both rattle-can AND masking tape? :huh...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 383,115
Posted By WDG
And here YOU are to whine about it. :csm

And here YOU are to whine about it. :csm
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 39,842
Posted By WDG
I just got through dave6253's Death Valley RR...

I just got through dave6253's Death Valley RR (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1047582), and now this. DV must be calling to me. Must answer it, soon.
I'm in! :clap
Forum: Battle scooters 03-22-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 444
Views: 45,316
Posted By WDG
There's also the potential introduction of the...

There's also the potential introduction of the Honda CB300X (http://therideadvice.com/honda-cb300x-to-be-unveiled-in-japan/).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3,680
Views: 544,112
Posted By WDG
Possibly this: Way back (late '80s) when I rode...

Possibly this: Way back (late '80s) when I rode an FT500 Ascot, I had some guy in a Vette try to race at a light on Greenville in Dallas. He seemed dismayed to lose to a mere thumper. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,190,891
Posted By WDG
Good for hiccups, that. :evil <hr color=orange>...

Good for hiccups, that. :evil
<hr color=orange>

I would, but I have him on ignore, so I only see reflections of him in quoted responses. Which reminds me... STOP quoting the troll!
Forum: Old's Cool 03-08-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 383,115
Posted By WDG
Ah! I was thinking "sport" but couldn't square...

Ah! I was thinking "sport" but couldn't square that with the rest of his goofy misspellings.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-08-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 227,458
Posted By WDG
:clap

:clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 40,486
Posted By WDG
Loving the ride reports and the photography,...

Loving the ride reports and the photography, Dave. I hope to visit some of these places in the near future. For now, I'm enjoying seeing it through your lens.



Just my personal taste... I love...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-07-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 383,115
Posted By WDG
This is probably my ignorance showing, but WTF is...

This is probably my ignorance showing, but WTF is a "stut bike?" :huh
(Maybe it's shorthand for: "I crashed my sport bike and most of the bodywork is still in the ditch, so I made this out of it and...
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2,598
Views: 308,078
Posted By WDG
I wonder how many it would take to fill out their...

I wonder how many it would take to fill out their safety classes. Could it be near that many, nationwide?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,190,891
Posted By WDG
And it's hard. Revenuing off the roads is easy....

And it's hard. Revenuing off the roads is easy. Kind of like a "sin tax."
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6,888
Views: 1,254,217
Posted By WDG
I wonder if a G2 Street Tamer Throttle...

I wonder if a G2 Street Tamer Throttle (http://www.g2ergo.com/store/g2-street-tamer-throttle-tube/) would help?
(I have no experience with them, but it seems an interesting idea, and I see they...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-19-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6,888
Views: 1,254,217
Posted By WDG
I couldn't agree more. My father always...

I couldn't agree more.

My father always wanted to see Hawaii, but put it off for retirement. The health issues that built up after retirement meant he never got there. My brother and I took it as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,190,891
Posted By WDG
On the Bseat, maybe? :dunno

On the Bseat, maybe? :dunno
Forum: Thumpers 02-08-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,496
Posted By WDG
Sounds like another case of the cure being worse...

Sounds like another case of the cure being worse than the disease. :flush
Forum: Hacks 02-07-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 572,090
Posted By WDG
I was too young and naive to know that... THEN....

I was too young and naive to know that... THEN. :eek1
Thankfully, I discovered it before ever getting so far as marriage.
It was certainly FUN while it lasted but, thankfully, she's now some other...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-04-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 221,945
Posted By WDG
"This message is hidden because John Ashman is on...

"This message is hidden because John Ashman is on your ignore list." :clap
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12,295
Views: 2,365,419
Posted By WDG
Well, crap. Are y'all STILL going at this shit? ...

Well, crap. Are y'all STILL going at this shit? :becca
I can't speak for anyone else, but personally, I'd just love it if you'd give it a rest.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,190,891
Posted By WDG
She might be mistaken... ...

She might be mistaken...
http://i220.photobucket.com/albums/dd306/WDGF/tumblr_m3tz15fDS91r5r2ze.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 60,763
Posted By WDG
So long as it has clean oil and doesn't overheat,...

So long as it has clean oil and doesn't overheat, I would think any engine capable of running hundreds of hours could go for days continuously at a stretch. If it has cruddy oil or overheats, all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,190,891
Posted By WDG
At least the traffic should be light. :evil <hr...

At least the traffic should be light. :evil
<hr color=orange>

Yes. Again. It just does that, from time to time. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 183,791
Posted By WDG
FWIW, I didn't really feel like it was as small...

FWIW, I didn't really feel like it was as small as others seem to. (I'm 6' with 34" inseam, if that matters.) It's obviously not as roomy as a Chief, but didn't feel bad at all, to me.

At the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 183,791
Posted By WDG
Here's one of the Scouts that Indian had at last...

Here's one of the Scouts that Indian had at last weekend's IMS in Dallas. They had this one decked out with accessories.
http://i220.photobucket.com/albums/dd306/WDGF/2015MCShow_20150125-3327.jpg
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,190,891
Posted By WDG
You should see what happens in Dallas if a...

You should see what happens in Dallas if a snowflake is spotted in San Antonio. :rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 01-23-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 383,115
Posted By WDG
Must be a pretty wild party. Bunch of guys...

Must be a pretty wild party. Bunch of guys getting together to drink beer and mow grass.
(Or maybe they're getting topless dancers to do the mowing while they watch?) :wink:

<hr color=orange>
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2015, 11:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By WDG
Looks like it, to me. The middle driver would...

Looks like it, to me. The middle driver would have to be somewhat small. Even as it is, it doesn't seem to leave much room for engine & transmission.

I agree it's unlikely to ever see production....
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By WDG
A3W Motiv... Just... WHY?

Okay, I'll admit that I'd give it a try if ever the opportunity arose, but...
The one word that kept bashing me in the head as I was watching this was: WHY?
This looks for all the world like a...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-16-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1,425
Views: 270,104
Posted By WDG
Two new colors for US

Just saw this posted by Rider Magazine on Facebook: 2015 Honda Grom Available in Two New Colors (http://www.ridermagazine.com/latest-news/2015-honda-grom-available-in-two-new-colors.htm/)
Finally,...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-07-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 221,945
Posted By WDG
Gotta say -- and this may make me out as an older...

Gotta say -- and this may make me out as an older fart than I thought -- the hipster trend is probably the least in-your-face-offensive style in my lifetime. At least that I can recall.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-07-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 383,115
Posted By WDG
Maybe some kind of weird speech-to-text accident?...

Maybe some kind of weird speech-to-text accident?

<hr color=orange>


"...but like I said it runs great." :puke2

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