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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 271
Posted By High Country Herb
In areas where they meed the revenue, they...

In areas where they meed the revenue, they sometimes ticket for 10 over. Most of the time you can get away with it however. 5 over is safe in 99% of the west.

Zion doesn't allow cars, and has a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 356
Posted By High Country Herb
If I see one, I'll get the guy's phone number and...

If I see one, I'll get the guy's phone number and PM it to you.


The restoration is the fun part.

I did a 1973 Indian 70cc one time. It was made in Italy. I traded a car radio amplifier worth...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 356
Posted By High Country Herb
http://images.craigslist.org/00z0z_iKBctyAMkRW_600...

http://images.craigslist.org/00z0z_iKBctyAMkRW_600x450.jpg

Ouch $4000 on SF Craigslist
http://sfbay.craigslist.org/nby/mcy/4951602914.html


Here's one for $450 in NorCal:...
Forum: Racing 03-27-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By High Country Herb
There is a guy across the creek from my house...

There is a guy across the creek from my house that has an ER-6. His is uncorked, and sounds amazing.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 356
Posted By High Country Herb
No, the XL600 has an 18" rim laced to the OEM...

No, the XL600 has an 18" rim laced to the OEM front hub. It had Kenda K761 rear tires front and back (front 18's are hard to find). That style tire uses the same tread pattern front and rear anyway,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-27-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 356
Posted By High Country Herb
You have good taste in home decor. *free...

You have good taste in home decor.

*free bump*
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 356
Posted By High Country Herb
Just for reference, I sold a 1979 XL250 for $200...

Just for reference, I sold a 1979 XL250 for $200 a couple years ago. It was beat, but ran like a "Scalded Dog". (quotations because that was what I affectionately named it due to its bent frame)...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-26-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 271
Posted By High Country Herb
I have a couple of suggestions, but I'm not sure...

I have a couple of suggestions, but I'm not sure how they work with kids:
1. They have a skydiving simulator in Vegas. If they allow kids it would be an awesome activity.
2. They have a Haufbrau...
Forum: Racing 03-25-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By High Country Herb
It sounds like you have a solid plan of action,...

It sounds like you have a solid plan of action, and are willing to work hard to succeed.

I am looking forward to seeing the bike build, and hope you'll post some pictures to keep us in the loop.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,435
Posted By High Country Herb
That is a good point. One thing every new rider...

That is a good point. One thing every new rider should know is how to make the bike stop.

A certain percentage of people go full throttle death grip the first time they get a bike rolling, riding...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,435
Posted By High Country Herb
When my wife was preparing for her beginners...

When my wife was preparing for her beginners course, we would both hop on the bike and ride over to the local community college. It has a multi level parking lot in the hills, so provided good...
Forum: Hacks 03-24-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,336
Posted By High Country Herb
:lol3 You got that right! I did a...

:lol3

You got that right!

I did a search for TKC80, and saw this one about using it on the front. I didn't even think to look at what part of the forum it was in. Sorry about that.

Well...
Forum: Hacks 03-24-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,336
Posted By High Country Herb
I have some questions about finding the limits of...

I have some questions about finding the limits of the TKC80.

I have them on my Aprilia "adventure bike" (which is actually a sport bike under the facade). The tires corner OK, and much better than...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 615
Posted By High Country Herb
Just imagine that you are carrying a red flag,...

Just imagine that you are carrying a red flag, and leave them space accordingly.

We were riding mountain bikes at Old Faithful when some of them surrounded the bike path leading out. At about 20...
Forum: EMEA 03-23-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,393
Posted By High Country Herb
It is good to hear about the low cost...

It is good to hear about the low cost accommodations. My head was about to explode thinking about 100 GBP/night rooms. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,402
Posted By High Country Herb
I think you're going to have to pick one or the...

I think you're going to have to pick one or the other. Country music is like kryptonite to hippies, and vise verse. Where there's one, you won't find the other.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,270
Posted By High Country Herb
Ah, yes...the 400SM. We looked at those when...

Ah, yes...the 400SM.

We looked at those when my wife was shopping for a bike. There are not many on the market, and people want them. That will naturally drive up the price.

If you are patient,...
Forum: Americas 03-21-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 488
Posted By High Country Herb
The best campground I found in that area was...

The best campground I found in that area was Lizard Lake campground right in between Teton and Yellowstone, right at the water's edge unlike most in that area.

Campgrounds book up around there in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,012
Posted By High Country Herb
I don't think that's what the OP meant by...

I don't think that's what the OP meant by "blow-out".





:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,012
Posted By High Country Herb
I don't think they intended to help. Rider and...

I don't think they intended to help. Rider and pickup driver loaded the bike by themselves.

Actually, the atmosphere is a little different in SJ and SF now, and the gang banger might help. Not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,012
Posted By High Country Herb
A friend of mine had a blowout doing 80 mph on an...

A friend of mine had a blowout doing 80 mph on an elevated overpass in the south San Francisco Bay Area on his CBR600F2. He said he was leaned over a bit, then suddenly the bike stood up and headed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,452
Posted By High Country Herb
I wish! That would be perfect for one of...

I wish!

That would be perfect for one of these:

http://ts1.mm.bing.net/th?&id=HN.608028642174373803&w=300&h=300&c=0&pid=1.9&rs=0&p=0
Forum: EMEA 03-20-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,393
Posted By High Country Herb
Thanks everyone. I found that Dan Dooley...

Thanks everyone.

I found that Dan Dooley allows their cars anywhere in Britain without requiring additional insurance.

They do cost about 50% more that Sixt, but the difference between their...
Forum: Americas 03-20-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 555
Posted By High Country Herb
Sounds like a great trip. Just off the top...

Sounds like a great trip.

Just off the top of my head, I have a few vague suggestions:

1. Depending on how much time you plan to spend in CO and UT on your way back down, you might stay south...
Forum: EMEA 03-20-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,393
Posted By High Country Herb
Another question: which is more commonly found at...

Another question: which is more commonly found at filling stations, diesel or petrol?

I'll be covering about 2500 miles. The diesel cost a bit more to hire, but gets about 30% better efficiency,...
Forum: EMEA 03-20-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,393
Posted By High Country Herb
Thanks for the tip. They sound exactly like the...

Thanks for the tip. They sound exactly like the hostels here in the USA. My wife and I use them when we can find them in areas we travel. Some even provide a light breakfast. I will have to see if I...
Forum: EMEA 03-20-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,393
Posted By High Country Herb
I'm getting around to hiring a car, and running...

I'm getting around to hiring a car, and running into some logistical challenges. The plan was to get a car in Dublin, and drive counter-clockwise through all of Britain. I thought I had it all worked...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 480
Posted By High Country Herb
She's hanging on to the wrong knob.

She's hanging on to the wrong knob.
Forum: Americas 03-19-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 565
Posted By High Country Herb
You are adding almost an hour by going through...

You are adding almost an hour by going through San Jose. You can go over the Highway 92 bridge for free.
Forum: Americas 03-19-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,199
Posted By High Country Herb
Was the Honda Transalp 750 sold in Canada? Low...

Was the Honda Transalp 750 sold in Canada? Low seat, good traveler, reliable, and also quite a collector's item in the USA because they are rare here.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,628
Posted By High Country Herb
They are on turbo charged German micro engines....

They are on turbo charged German micro engines. My wife's Audi TT (1.8L) feels like it gets rear ended when the boost finally kicks in. Gutless off the line, and with AWD it aint breaking traction...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,447
Posted By High Country Herb
Depends on how much aluminum you have in your...

Depends on how much aluminum you have in your engine. Its larger heat swell means it won't be in spec when cold. 20 minutes is about 5 times too long though.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,447
Posted By High Country Herb
Be sure to fill the tank with nitromethane for a...

Be sure to fill the tank with nitromethane for a proper break-in. :eek1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,034
Posted By High Country Herb
Take one for the team.

Take one for the team.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,034
Posted By High Country Herb
:rofl I have to agree. The rider was...

:rofl

I have to agree. The rider was stopped, so no risk of crash. No different than getting hit with a water balloon in the summer time.

I think I would have shaken my fist in the air in mock...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,628
Posted By High Country Herb
I'm guessing those little hard plastic bumps on...

I'm guessing those little hard plastic bumps on the back of motorcycle gloves would make quite a dent as well. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,628
Posted By High Country Herb
If so, they aren't working. :deal

If so, they aren't working. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,871
Posted By High Country Herb
What you need is a WR250. Change the sprocket,...

What you need is a WR250. Change the sprocket, and it should do 180 mph all day no problem, getting 100 mpg.



:hide

:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,628
Posted By High Country Herb
My first reaction would have been to go around...

My first reaction would have been to go around the passenger side of the VW just as the driver exited his vehicle. It wasn't safe to remain there, due to possibility of being hit from the rear by...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-18-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,603
Posted By High Country Herb
I understand the sentiment, but that's a bit...

I understand the sentiment, but that's a bit extreme. My co-worker's first bike is an 800 lb Harley Street Glide. Compared to that any dual sport would have been a better choice. :lol3
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