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Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2008, 05:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 23,117
Posted By roadhawg
Thumb thanks, awsome thread

Nice trip. Im planning the same for next year with a friend, he on a ktm adventure and me on a v strom 1000, any suggestions from strom riders would be appreciated:super
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 32,649
Posted By roadhawg
Perfect example and i couldnt have said it any...

Perfect example and i couldnt have said it any better:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2008, 08:09 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 32,649
Posted By roadhawg
We have some pretty bad roads here too, (heavy...

We have some pretty bad roads here too, (heavy winters, frost heaves) but the flickering light from bad roads has never bothered me too much. I think its the consistent, deliberate, timed pulses from...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2008, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,661
Views: 430,197
Posted By roadhawg
Hey, a friend of mine just picked up a leftover...

Hey, a friend of mine just picked up a leftover 2007 990 adv. and in the package (manual, tools etc.) there was a tinted plastic piece that is pre drilled with holes in its own vinyl case. does...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2008, 05:53 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,828
Posted By roadhawg
#2, no doubt is at fault. If this happened to me...

#2, no doubt is at fault. If this happened to me and a good friend, i think i would consider a few things. 1- how remorsefull #2 was after reading this thread. 2- what kind of financial situation...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 994
Posted By roadhawg
im not sure but i thought tires were directional...

im not sure but i thought tires were directional also
Forum: Orange Crush 06-07-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 994
Posted By roadhawg
I would check the front rim for trueness, i had a...

I would check the front rim for trueness, i had a friend just buy a 2007 and he had the same problem around the same speed and he brought it back to the dealer and after argueing the point for a hour...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2008, 08:35 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 32,649
Posted By roadhawg
this is an awsome thread, but time for a ride...

this is an awsome thread, but time for a ride through the berkshires of western mass. before the old lady gets home from work. check ya later:super
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 32,649
Posted By roadhawg
unfortunately rwven, not everyone is as...

unfortunately rwven, not everyone is as considerate of Other peoples safety as you are. maybe i should have said "your missing our opinions"?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2008, 08:05 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 32,649
Posted By roadhawg
I think your missing the point some of us are...

I think your missing the point some of us are trying to make here. when you put that 500 # vehicle on the road, that is your choice, as is the person who runs a small car with the kids strapped in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 32,649
Posted By roadhawg
Dido! Its simple, some people use skill and...

Dido! Its simple, some people use skill and defensive driving- others use gimics that say "get the hell out of my way" to feel safe
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2008, 06:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,950
Posted By roadhawg
been shopping stp for years, some great deals,...

been shopping stp for years, some great deals, another good site is bargainoutfitters.com
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 26,264
Posted By roadhawg
nice vaca. it would be cool if you could post a...

nice vaca. it would be cool if you could post a map of your route when your done
Forum: The Garage 05-26-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,337
Posted By roadhawg
No you dont have to sand down the ends of pvc...

No you dont have to sand down the ends of pvc before priming and glueing, Unless you used copper, then you have to sand the surface or wire brush it before you flux and solder. For pvc just prime and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 32,649
Posted By roadhawg
I just dont think a headlight modulator would be...

I just dont think a headlight modulator would be a option for me because of all the issues they may cause, brought up by some of the posts on this thread. I would try to improve my lighting if i...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 32,649
Posted By roadhawg
Not everyone on the road who can have seizures is...

Not everyone on the road who can have seizures is behind the wheel, and as far as emergency vehicles, there is an exception for a vehicle that may be going to save someones life. And as far as them...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2008, 08:27 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 32,649
Posted By roadhawg
I would never say not to use high beams during...

I would never say not to use high beams during daylight, my point is that they can be distracting to motorists(especially on a v strom with a passenger- ive had people flash their lights at me to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2008, 07:48 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 32,649
Posted By roadhawg
I wouldnt say headlight modulators are blinding...

I wouldnt say headlight modulators are blinding in sunlight but have you ever had them, or high beems hit your eyes in the sunlight where you have to look away for a period of time, i have, you dont...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-24-2008, 06:08 AM
Replies: 937
Views: 82,561
Posted By roadhawg
I headed to Barber motorcycle museum in...

I headed to Barber motorcycle museum in Birmingham alabama with a friend last october from western mass. via rt.81 and Blue ridge parkway in Virginia, best ride ever. Friendly people (even the cops)...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 32,649
Posted By roadhawg
WOW, Relax people, road rage is one thing, but...

WOW, Relax people, road rage is one thing, but thread rage? Heres my opinion without ridiculing anyone elses opinions.I feel there are curcumstances where modulators may be a safety tool, but there...
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,337
Posted By roadhawg
If your gonna use pvc cement, I wouldnt skip the...

If your gonna use pvc cement, I wouldnt skip the primer, it not only cleans the pvc but preps the plastic for the cement to adhere better. As far as the pvc drying out and breaking, you might want to...
Forum: Vendors 05-23-2008, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,462
Views: 784,289
Posted By roadhawg
:clap just ordered 3 decals and 2 patches:thumb

:clap just ordered 3 decals and 2 patches:thumb
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,220
Posted By roadhawg
air vs gel

whats better airhawk or gel covered with sheepskin
Forum: Alaska 03-25-2008, 07:06 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 54,233
Posted By roadhawg
alaska bound

Im planning a trip to Alaska in two years on a v strom from western mass. At the moment i'll be going solo giving myself about a month. Any suggestions for planning or mod.s on the bike, its...
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2008, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9,169
Views: 3,571,913
Posted By roadhawg
alaska bound on v strom

Im planning a trip to alaska on a v strom 1000 in two years from western mass. Im planning on giving myself a month and going solo, at this point anyway. Any suggestions would be appreciated. :kboom
Forum: Face plant 08-26-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,223
Posted By roadhawg
Thumb roadhawg

Sounds like you were lucky, it could have been worse. good choice on the insurance. To spend a summer in alaska working at a campground though, Only a dream to me, you did it, awsome. Ill get there...
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