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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-17-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 39,932
Views: 10,684,449
Posted By Oldun
Why so much keyboard-based hate when other people...

Why so much keyboard-based hate when other people do things differently...?
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 23,707
Posted By Oldun
I have two sets of Darlas installed on my 350 and...

I have two sets of Darlas installed on my 350 and 502 V8 bikes and they are definitely a major advantage in terms of visibility - both to be seen, and seeing down the road at night.

On the 350...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-21-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 39,932
Views: 10,684,449
Posted By Oldun
I confess I have never thought of that!!! but...

I confess I have never thought of that!!! but there are lots of people who pull up beside me and take pictures and give me the thumbs up. Frankly, the majority of people I meet on the road have a...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-20-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 39,932
Views: 10,684,449
Posted By Oldun
I do take your point Jeff! A couple of years ago...

I do take your point Jeff! A couple of years ago I saw a Viper V-10-engined motorcycle in Arizona... As I recall it was waaaaay out of my price range, about $150,000. Also, it tended to overheat...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-20-2015, 10:05 PM
Replies: 39,932
Views: 10,684,449
Posted By Oldun
Because they are fun. Every scooter or motorcycle...

Because they are fun. Every scooter or motorcycle I have ever ridden, starting from my first BMW-Puch scooter at age 15 and the Suzuki RV90 after that at age 17, has always been fun. :clap
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-20-2015, 09:33 PM
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Posted By Oldun
May I then reframe my statement to read "an...

May I then reframe my statement to read "an ACCEPTABLE (if not a GOOD) motor" :rofl
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-20-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 39,932
Views: 10,684,449
Posted By Oldun
Nope... Avon make a bike tire specifically for...

Nope... Avon make a bike tire specifically for the Boss Hoss... so it's an actual motorcycle tire :1drink
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-20-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 39,932
Views: 10,684,449
Posted By Oldun
In my not very humble opinion - there is no such...

In my not very humble opinion - there is no such thing as a car-only motor... any motor that fits in a motorcycle frame is a GOOD motor :rofl
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-20-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 39,932
Views: 10,684,449
Posted By Oldun
I know it's only my experience, but I don't think...

I know it's only my experience, but I don't think so. If I don't get 'in the face' of a car driver, if I don't block them, if I don't pull out suddenly in front of them, and I give them fair warning...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-20-2015, 12:54 PM
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Views: 10,684,449
Posted By Oldun
here we are (Miss Conduct and me) fueling up...

here we are (Miss Conduct and me) fueling up...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-20-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 39,932
Views: 10,684,449
Posted By Oldun
I think it bears repetition, I have found US car...

I think it bears repetition, I have found US car drivers and bike riders very courteous towards foreigners / people riding unusual motorcycles :clap
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-20-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 39,932
Views: 10,684,449
Posted By Oldun
This is The Beast...

This is The Beast...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-20-2015, 11:42 AM
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Views: 10,684,449
Posted By Oldun
I came here looking for updated Dragon photos but...

I came here looking for updated Dragon photos but got sidetracked into reading some of the fairly heated discussions... As one does.

As a foreigner who really loves riding in the US (my favorite...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 05-19-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By Oldun
will follow this thread with interest. One of my...

will follow this thread with interest. One of my two ageing Zumo 550s died and the other is simply too small these days for my equally ageing eyesight. The Zumo died in New York City and I picked up...
Forum: Photos 05-18-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,270
Posted By Oldun
That is nicely executed artwork SCQTT!

That is nicely executed artwork SCQTT!
Forum: Photos 05-18-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,270
Posted By Oldun
Cager, kindly back off a little...

Cager, kindly back off a little...
Forum: Photos 05-18-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,270
Posted By Oldun
Closer...

Closer...
Forum: Photos 05-18-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,270
Posted By Oldun
Miss Conduct...

Miss Conduct...
Forum: Africa & Mid East 05-27-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By Oldun
Excuse me for thread redirection... info sought on SA riding.

I am on a longish SA assignment. Was going to be 2 months, now 8... I checked into renting a bike longterm but the cost grew astronomical and so am looking to buy a second hand one and resell after...
Forum: EMEA 02-11-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,079
Posted By Oldun
Thank you for that link, that is competitive...

Thank you for that link, that is competitive pricing, appreciate it.
Forum: EMEA 02-09-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,079
Posted By Oldun
Thanks everyone. I would not be doing it by air -...

Thanks everyone. I would not be doing it by air - I'm starting early in the hope of going by sea, hoping it'll be substantially cheaper.

Yeah it's a biggish bike, '98 V8 Boss Hoss. Excellent...
Forum: EMEA 02-08-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,079
Posted By Oldun
Thanks - there is a V8 bike rally going on there...

Thanks - there is a V8 bike rally going on there and I'd be 6 cylinders short if I rent a V-twin and don't bring mine over :1drink

But yes it might have to end up being a fly-and-rent trip...
Forum: Latin America 02-06-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 502
Views: 98,574
Posted By Oldun
Sad to see - but hopefully his family and friends...

Sad to see - but hopefully his family and friends can identify him from his picture and at the least know where he is and that he is being cared for.
Forum: EMEA 02-06-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,079
Posted By Oldun
Shipping a bike from L.A. to Sweden

Good morning all.

I was unable to find anything in a forum search on this, so hope you don't mind me posting it here in case you can give recommendations based on experience.

I'm...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-06-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,033
Posted By Oldun
...and no doubt awesomely expensive.

...and no doubt awesomely expensive.
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,267
Posted By Oldun
When Arai discontinued the Signet, I no longer...

When Arai discontinued the Signet, I no longer found a fullface helmet that fitted my headshape, so migrated to a Shoei Multitec which did. Have gone through two (1 victim of a cellphone-toting mom...
Forum: Vendors 06-21-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 42,236
Posted By Oldun
Yeah I was kinda relying on ruck :wink:

Yeah I was kinda relying on ruck :wink:
Forum: Vendors 06-21-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 42,236
Posted By Oldun
Rex... you out there? still making the decals...?

Rex... you out there? still making the decals...?
Forum: Vendors 03-27-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 42,236
Posted By Oldun
Bumped in the hope Rex is still out there and...

Bumped in the hope Rex is still out there and still doing the shark's eye decals - my helmet was written off in my accident and I need a new helmet and therefore a new set of decals please Rex :1drink
Forum: Vendors 08-19-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 42,236
Posted By Oldun
Likewise: got a set a while back and they are...

Likewise: got a set a while back and they are excellent, would like to buy more for new bike.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-21-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 26,066
Posted By Oldun
Why. He wll be punished by the law; you...

Why. He wll be punished by the law; you additionally want him half-lynched (or worse) only because he injured a fellow rider? I understand we're all unhappy when a rider gets targeted by a driver...
Forum: EMEA 01-06-2011, 12:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,412
Posted By Oldun
Did not get to go last year but this year is a...

Did not get to go last year but this year is a definite maybe - the company appeared to be very professional, my problem was getting time off work..
Forum: Vendors 09-14-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 8,139
Posted By Oldun
Class Decals Delivered!!!

My order of V8 motorcycle / biohazard decals arrived overnight. Thank you VERY much, these are classy and look durable. Wish I could attach pix but got to get back in the same country as my bike...
Forum: Americas 08-11-2010, 05:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,555
Posted By Oldun
Thanks all. Got some good perspectives and leads...

Thanks all. Got some good perspectives and leads here. Appreciated.
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2010, 04:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,918
Posted By Oldun
I now think I need this kind of horn! ...

I now think I need this kind of horn!

http://www.hornblasters.com/


:rofl
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2010, 04:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,918
Posted By Oldun
Resistance is worthwhile We can't win We...

Resistance is worthwhile

We can't win
We can't draw
And we can't get out of the game
But we can have fun while we are playing!

Personally the guy I mod my bikes for is me and only me. I...
Forum: Americas 08-09-2010, 04:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,900
Posted By Oldun
FL does... dunno about TX and try this for...

FL does... dunno about TX

and try this for a mailing (street) address...

www.usabox.com (http://www.usabox.com)

full disclosure: I do not work for them but I am a satisfied customer of...
Forum: Americas 08-09-2010, 04:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,900
Posted By Oldun
A Kiwi can so I don't see why you cannot. 'They'...

A Kiwi can so I don't see why you cannot. 'They' required of me a copy of my current licence, a letter with my insurance history overseas, and once I had title to my bike, a state address to store...
Forum: Americas 08-08-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,555
Posted By Oldun
Bike's stored in LA - as a furriner, that's the...

Bike's stored in LA - as a furriner, that's the cheapest option for me. Y'all are right, I'm trying to coordinate something which doesn't lend itself to quick coordination with reliable results more...
Forum: Americas 08-08-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,555
Posted By Oldun
Yep I think that a complete change of arrival...

Yep I think that a complete change of arrival date in Daytona is the best way to go. I can't land in LA earlier. But it's all good!
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