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Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2012, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,532
Posted By Elseanno
Ya know, The old Concours' would sometimes...

Ya know,

The old Concours' would sometimes do this sort of thing. One of mine did. It was pretty common.

The culprit was a cold solder in the junction box, usually on main relay. If you can...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-07-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By Elseanno
Great route. I considered it too. I was...

Great route.

I considered it too. I was concerned about road conditions if the weather is poor... it is February! :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-06-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By Elseanno
Route suggestion

Get to Ojai early-ish in the morning. Take 33 north to 58. Take 58 west to Bitterwater Road, north to 41/46 in Cholame. North a couple miles to Cholame Valley Road westish to Parkfield. (depending on...
Forum: Beasts 11-22-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By Elseanno
Miles or salvage?

Surfing Craigslist, found two V-Stroms, DL1000's for sale...

Bike one: 2005, black, 10k miles. No accessories. For sale from dealer, $3600. Salvage.

Bike two: 2006, red & black, garage kept,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,255
Posted By Elseanno
Much ado

about nothing..

You guys aren't the intended audience, it's for young kids who play video games and might actually buy a Nissan Joke, er... Juke.

Save your outrage for the fuckers on wall...
Forum: Face plant 09-04-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,139
Posted By Elseanno
Stu, First, glad she's alive, walking and...

Stu,

First, glad she's alive, walking and talking!

Next, usually teaching the wife/girlfriend to drive or ride is a relationship ender. If you'd asked before you let her ride, many people would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,854
Posted By Elseanno
Hey Creeper, I rechecked the spot recently...

Hey Creeper,

I rechecked the spot recently while riding my own bike. There is some of that white road paint used to denoted parking spaces, cross walks etc. where he went down. I suspect that he...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,854
Posted By Elseanno
Shit Al. Sorry to hear about the car and...

Shit Al.

Sorry to hear about the car and house... O.P.D. is pretty useless when it comes to property crimes.

O.T.O.H., when the wife and I witnessed a bicycle being stolen from in front of a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2011, 12:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,854
Posted By Elseanno
Witnessed a face plant today

I was looking for parking so I could pick up my dry cleaning around 5:30 this afternoon. Nothing on either side of the street. Continued up Grand Ave toward Piedmont (in Oakland) and decided to turn...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2010, 10:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,660
Posted By Elseanno
Everybody fucked up except the cop in this case. ...

Everybody fucked up except the cop in this case.

Reading the article carefully, essentially she was not paying attention and nearly mowed down a couple of bikes. When she realizes that she's about...
Forum: Face plant 10-02-2010, 12:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,415
Posted By Elseanno
Cops, Insurance and left turners

Sorry to hear about the crash... and the cop.

This isn't the first time I've seen Insurance companies blame the Victim. I've know a couple of people who went down avoiding a car or truck and...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2010, 12:05 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,641
Posted By Elseanno
Kinda handy

I like the idea of this tent. I don't camp all the time on the bike, but when I do I only want a tent when the weather sucks. (read rain) What I like about this tent is you don't have to bring all of...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,341
Posted By Elseanno
Some experience

My cousin owned one for a few years while we were roommates.

I rode it a few times & we did a week trip together. I liked the bike. It rode well, stopped and turned as well as you could expect...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-28-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2,675
Views: 795,672
Posted By Elseanno
Rat tourer

My old $1k cop bike/rat tourer. :evil

I added the spiffy saddlebags and rode it all over the place.

http://www.ratbike.org/docs/374.php
http://www.ratbike.org/docs/374.php

Elseanno
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-09-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By Elseanno
Lake Merritt area of Oakland. Available most week...

Lake Merritt area of Oakland. Available most week days

You ride an Indian or?.....



Elseanno
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-02-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By Elseanno
Thanks Paul, I'll try. In the past I had poor...

Thanks Paul, I'll try. In the past I had poor luck with those forums. Barf had either squids or hall pass monitors to ride with and sb was mostly really fast sport guys.. But I'll try again

...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-01-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By Elseanno
Bay Area Weekday Rides

Hi you FF's,

While I'm unemployed I'm looking for people for ON ROAD weekday rides of 250-500 miles. These are obviously day rides. I prefer groups of 2-6. I ride a '99 Concours so not sport bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,130
Posted By Elseanno
asshole & idiot

Bunghole,

First:
If you're in the fast lane (hov or otherwise) and some one comes up on your ass you need to get outta the way.Unless you're a cop you aren't entitled to dictate the speed of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 10,410
Posted By Elseanno
I stop for bikes....

I usually stop for bikes if it's remotely safe and there's only one or two bikes stopped. I have helped people out on several occaisions.

I no longer stop for cars unless they flag me. I used to...
Forum: Face plant 03-23-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,558
Posted By Elseanno
:eek1 :cry Condolences to you & your...

:eek1 :cry

Condolences to you & your family. I wish your daughter a full & speedy recovery. I hope you & your wife have lot's of love & support as well.

Elseanno
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,016
Posted By Elseanno
seriously, though.

Having fantasized about all kinds of retribution to car & truck drivers & even confronting a few physically I have found that an autocomm & cell phone plus loud horn combo is best.

A really loud...
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,848
Posted By Elseanno
Rokstar, Everybody's back is different. If...

Rokstar,

Everybody's back is different. If you like the Seca II & know you can sit on it without hurting your back you should get one.

Elseanno
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 17,848
Posted By Elseanno
Super Seca

Seca II should be a lovely light weight sport-touring mount. I think I'd go with a large givi top case and some soft bags for two reasons: Lower investment & More universal so you can move them to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By Elseanno
Hey Mods!

Perhaps this is the wrong place for this question. Mods, do you want to move?

Elseanno
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,163
Posted By Elseanno
Yikes!

Hmmm... Less than $2k...

Maybe an old Kz1000p (cop bike)

Higher milage Concours (post 94) most bang for buck as it will have hard bags already. Don't buy without hardbags as they are...
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2009, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 466
Posted By Elseanno
Shock rebuild

Anybody here had a Progressive 420 rear shock rebuilt? Did progressive do it? If not, who? Were you happy with the results?

Thanks,

Elseanno
Forum: Beasts 12-21-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 26,408
Posted By Elseanno
Hey guys, just test rode the Uly @ the IMS. I...

Hey guys, just test rode the Uly @ the IMS. I liked it way more than I thought I would. I have some questions:

How much electrical power is available for goodies?
I like my electric jacket. I...
Forum: Face plant 11-29-2008, 08:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,528
Posted By Elseanno
+1! You sound tired & due to time of day,...

+1!

You sound tired & due to time of day, perhaps a bit nonchalant. Sometimes when traffic is light or appears nonexistent we tend to lower our guard or swivel our head toward non riding related...
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2008, 08:59 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 41,071
Posted By Elseanno
Old cop bikes

Loved mine. Had it for maybe 3 years. Rode all over the place. Handled pretty good for a big old bike with touring ergonomics. Plenty fast if you're not a sport bike guy. Reasonable milage, cheap...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2008, 12:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By Elseanno
Kudos to Samaratins

I found this on the best of Craigs list, I was not involved in anyway. Hope it's not 205.



Ok, so people often ask, where are the good kind people anymore?

Driving on Mt.Rose Hwy, and...
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2008, 09:16 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 13,208
Posted By Elseanno
Like the music with the report, keep it...

Like the music with the report, keep it comming.... But don't forget to tell us about it in your own words too. :deal

Elseanno
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2008, 01:07 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 152,140
Posted By Elseanno
Here's a link to my old Rat Tourer:...

Here's a link to my old Rat Tourer: http://www.ratbike.org/docs/374.php :evil

It had a super custom plywood pillion seat (covered in foam& vinyl) and nice hard saddle bags. I'll never forget...
Forum: Face plant 07-01-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,508
Posted By Elseanno
I'm twice appalled. Once by the driver whacking...

I'm twice appalled. Once by the driver whacking the scooter, and second my both the driver an the cop ignoring the rider on the ground. :hair

Just sayin'

Elseanno
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,000
Posted By Elseanno
After thinking about this I owe you and the forum...

After thinking about this I owe you and the forum an apolgy. My slipping into personal attacks was totally uncalled for. I do and probably always will hold a very different view on this, but my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2007, 10:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,000
Posted By Elseanno
Oh snap! I should have known better than to match...

Oh snap! I should have known better than to match wits with anyone who uses the pretentious "Beemer" in his name. Obviously, since you can't deal with the facts at hand trying to belittle me makes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-28-2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,000
Posted By Elseanno
Ummm...Why yes I have. If you don't want to...

Ummm...Why yes I have.

If you don't want to agree with me, that is ok.

If you don't want to ride with me that is ok.

If you want to keep harping on me..........
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-28-2007, 02:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,000
Posted By Elseanno
Ok, so 2 wrongs don't make a right but 3 left's...

Ok, so 2 wrongs don't make a right but 3 left's do.I am a believer in the "It is better to ride a slow bike fast, than a fast bike slow" philosophy. Better as in more fun with less risk. That said,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2007, 08:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,000
Posted By Elseanno
apologies for the run on appearance of my post. I...

apologies for the run on appearance of my post. I can't seem to make seperate paragraphs with my TreoElseanno
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2007, 08:52 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,000
Posted By Elseanno
I've been lucky enough to have had this happen to...

I've been lucky enough to have had this happen to me several times, even when in a legitamate passing lane. I also watched a pickup truck wave my friend who was leading around then try to run him off...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2007, 09:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,000
Posted By Elseanno
Nice Mercedes

Here's a link to a Merc on a local road: http://media.putfile.com/Dangerous-driver (http://media.putfile.com/Dangerous-driver)

Hope we don't meet.

Elseanno
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