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Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,227
Posted By Sly-on-2
Just put this tire on the front of my 800lb...

Just put this tire on the front of my 800lb FLSTSC Harley Springer Classic along with a snow tire car tire on the back. Woody's Wheel Works mounted them. It rides great and handles great. Super...
Forum: Asia 04-29-2013, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 927
Posted By Sly-on-2
Hi Noodle - Just found out I'm headed to Mumbai...

Hi Noodle - Just found out I'm headed to Mumbai for a couple weeks and will have time to rent a moto. Any chance you rode out of Mumbai and can offer any advice? If so, would you shoot me a PM? ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,106
Posted By Sly-on-2
I'm in too! Sounds like you're in for a cool...

I'm in too! Sounds like you're in for a cool ride. And we're in for a cool read.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-28-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 9,867
Posted By Sly-on-2
Great ride. Thanks Geek. And to deepinit for...

Great ride. Thanks Geek. And to deepinit for leading us around the the KLR-unfriendly track.

Good times.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-27-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 9,867
Posted By Sly-on-2
I'm in. ...for the Jekyll anyhow. Planning...

I'm in.

...for the Jekyll anyhow. Planning on bailing on the Hyde and am blaming it on the AMA race in Thunder Valley. But really, I'm just afraid.

See y'all this afternoon.

And no, I...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 91,847
Posted By Sly-on-2
Hi Tsaven Nava - Great RR & a great ride. Thanks...

Hi Tsaven Nava - Great RR & a great ride. Thanks for sharing.

I did months on the road in '07 and am reminiscing reading your report. Mt. Washington, Deal's Gap, The BRP, Maine. Wow and Wow.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2009, 09:54 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 12,724
Posted By Sly-on-2
DS not required to see some views. But it is...

DS not required to see some views. But it is required for the great pictures.

Hi cojoel. Your photo of ere109 in the snow is great.

Less than a 24 hour event for me, and all of the hours...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-08-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 519
Views: 20,036
Posted By Sly-on-2
It was great to meet so many of y'all this...

It was great to meet so many of y'all this weekend. What a weekend! Since the OldWing & I weren't up for dirt riding, I bailed on the Sunday ride and got some skiing in at A-Basin instead. Good...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2009, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 399,455
Posted By Sly-on-2
Hey Sunny, Wow. Thanks for sharing. I...

Hey Sunny,

Wow. Thanks for sharing. I haven't read any RR's in awhile and sat down this morning, stumbled across your report and have been in awe ever since. Great pictures, great stories and a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 27,681
Posted By Sly-on-2
My buddy has one. Here he is riding The Dragon. ...

My buddy has one. Here he is riding The Dragon.


http://sylvester.smugmug.com/photos/158081421_84JLr-L.jpg

He's done a lot to it since then. I've ridden it a bit and love it. What a fun...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2009, 02:32 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 44,317
Posted By Sly-on-2
Hi Elliot - Wow - I dig it. You've inspired me. ...

Hi Elliot - Wow - I dig it. You've inspired me. That's good mix of "bagger" & "naked."

I've been off this site for awhile with the new job, but am considering getting a KLR and back on ADV. If I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 44,317
Posted By Sly-on-2
The OldWing in The Yukon

Mine's still going strong with over 100k. I can still hang with the sporties in the twisties, but it doesn't have quite the power on the straights as it used to.

Helluva bike. I've put over 50k...
Forum: Thumpers 05-12-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By Sly-on-2
Yup - I agree. Loose ground could be it. I...

Yup - I agree. Loose ground could be it. I don't have a KLR (but I might come Saturday http://s3.amazonaws.com/advrider/naughty.gif)

I had the same problem several years ago on an '85 V-Max and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-12-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 8,447
Posted By Sly-on-2
Hi all - I'm in. But with no bike so I'll show...

Hi all - I'm in. But with no bike so I'll show up and see what happens. Great to meet several of you all at Woody's.

Until tomorrow's hooliganism.

Sly
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-09-2008, 06:55 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 13,689
Posted By Sly-on-2
Howdy all - I haven't met any of you all yet;...

Howdy all - I haven't met any of you all yet; moved here this summer.

I haven't been on the forums lately, but logged in this morning and saw the details about the event and would love to meet...
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,927
Posted By Sly-on-2
Can't comment on the Concourse, but I can...

Can't comment on the Concourse, but I can recommend a Goldwing. Parts are easy to come by. When I had problems in WVA, a front wheel axle holder from an early 70's dirt bike fit my Wing. Pretty...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2008, 12:21 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 191,550
Posted By Sly-on-2
Hey there 100mpg - This one's for you. A...

Hey there 100mpg - This one's for you.

A real "reply" to follow, but here's a picture of the "new" bike.

Taken from my state here in Colorado.

Happy Thanksgiving everyone and a big thank-you...
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 191,550
Posted By Sly-on-2
Thanks guys! My life has changed drastically and...

Thanks guys! My life has changed drastically and now is all about working like a fiend and trying not to get fired. And not doing much riding.

But Thanksgiving time, I want to re-read the...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-01-2008, 02:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,420
Posted By Sly-on-2
Wow - I'm subscribed and looking forward to this...

Wow - I'm subscribed and looking forward to this one.

I lost my mind and blew a big chunk of cash on my '69 CL because I couldn't wait to work one one. Need to find another before winter though...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 191,550
Posted By Sly-on-2
http://Sylvester.smugmug.com/photos/202263363_tBk6...

http://Sylvester.smugmug.com/photos/202263363_tBk6u-L.jpg

I don't have pictures from the haul from Western Carolina to Central Virginia because I was too busy watching for Johnny Lawman. I had...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2008, 03:34 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 191,550
Posted By Sly-on-2
Here's one from Sunday's adventure at Devil's...

Here's one from Sunday's adventure at Devil's Playground at Pike's Peak for the 86th annual International Hillclimb, The International Race to the Clouds.

Here's to the guys over in the "Hacks"...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 191,550
Posted By Sly-on-2
http://Sylvester.smugmug.com/photos/202239390_TiFc...

http://Sylvester.smugmug.com/photos/202239390_TiFcG-L.jpg

<st1:state w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Alabama</st1:place></st1:state> is beautiful, and by sticking to back roads, I saw a few cool...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 191,550
Posted By Sly-on-2
http://Sylvester.smugmug.com/photos/200139848_ZQsP...

http://Sylvester.smugmug.com/photos/200139848_ZQsPY-M.jpg Before I left, Rick, Harold and Lisa stopped by to say goodbye. Rick had a bunch of I-70 stickers for me and Lisa had some baked goods. ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 191,550
Posted By Sly-on-2
http://Sylvester.smugmug.com/photos/200139700_ARs7...

http://Sylvester.smugmug.com/photos/200139700_ARs7y-L.jpg



I left KC in the early afternoon to go catch Saturday night racing at a short track. Nearly every Saturday night in the Lower 48,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 191,550
Posted By Sly-on-2
Revision - I finally gave up after two hours last...

Revision - I finally gave up after two hours last night of issues. My internet stopped working. Damn. It's never easy. After running the WINSOCKIPFIX, I'm back online. Here it goes again.


...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 191,550
Posted By Sly-on-2
No Excuses

Sorry all.

I'm working and not riding nearly enough, and certainly not writing enough.

I'm in Mexico City right now, working like a fiend.

This weekend, I will in fact be rafting the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 191,550
Posted By Sly-on-2
http://Sylvester.smugmug.com/photos/198703378_ArVe...

http://Sylvester.smugmug.com/photos/198703378_ArVeU-L-1.jpg


After many hours of riding, I ended up in Wichita and quickly found a glass shop that sold marbles. Nice. The girl in the shop said...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2008, 10:55 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 191,550
Posted By Sly-on-2
http://Sylvester.smugmug.com/photos/198720414_wF8U...

http://Sylvester.smugmug.com/photos/198720414_wF8U3-L.jpg

What a trip! After riding through CO, AZ, UT and NM all day, it stunned me when I came upon the <st1:place w:st="on">Sangre de Cristo...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 191,550
Posted By Sly-on-2
http://Sylvester.smugmug.com/photos/196073746_vLHV...

http://Sylvester.smugmug.com/photos/196073746_vLHV4-L.jpg





I left Kim's place on cloud nine. I'd had such a good morning and knew there were a few hundred miles of mountain riding in...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 191,550
Posted By Sly-on-2
Ok guys and girls, I'm super sorry about the...

Ok guys and girls, I'm super sorry about the delay. Feel free to keep posting, as it was the encourangement that turned to guilt that got me back on the devil box (aka computer.)

I should have...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2008, 08:28 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 74,182
Posted By Sly-on-2
Doug, This is fantastic. I just read...

Doug,

This is fantastic. I just read straight through and have just subscribed.

Great bike too!

Thanks,

Sly :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,178
Posted By Sly-on-2
AaronADV, Count me in for sure. It's...

AaronADV,

Count me in for sure. It's fantastic so far, and I'll be back for the updates. Helluva trip you've got in the making. Thanks for posting.

Sly

:ear
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2008, 09:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,091
Posted By Sly-on-2
Nice quote there Hickory Huffman - Don't know...

Nice quote there Hickory Huffman - Don't know where Sherrills Ford, NC is, but I just moved from The Camel City, Winston-Salem.


Travis is one lucky kid!

Great rides, great trails, great...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,713
Posted By Sly-on-2
Lefty - Your timing couldn't have been better. ...

Lefty - Your timing couldn't have been better. Thanks for a great report, but more thanks for making my weekend.

I just moved from NC to <st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2008, 03:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,460
Posted By Sly-on-2
Bump for a great RR with fantastic photography...

Bump for a great RR with fantastic photography and a fine story of riding in Europe.

Great job Lefty
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2008, 08:49 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 191,550
Posted By Sly-on-2
After leaving Fort Collins, I rode up to...

After leaving Fort Collins, I rode up to Cheyenne. What a day of riding. A half dozen Mountain Passes, the Wyoming desert, and the Rocky Mountain National Forest. The topography and geology seemed to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 191,550
Posted By Sly-on-2
Perhaps it was because I looked upset, perhaps it...

Perhaps it was because I looked upset, perhaps it was my scorched face or blistered nose, perhaps it was the disheveled look that only comes from wearing the same clothes for four days while riding...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2008, 08:43 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 191,550
Posted By Sly-on-2
Thanks for the PM's about better ways to post. I...

Thanks for the PM's about better ways to post. I certainly appreciate it.

A valuable lesson: one man's computer may work differently than another's. So TEST before spending two hours creating an...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2008, 10:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,939
Posted By Sly-on-2
Winterhk - Good stuff. I dig the video, it makes...

Winterhk - Good stuff. I dig the video, it makes me want a dual-sport and bigger cajones. After watching the first video, I thought "I could hang with these guys on the OldWing." The second video...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,088
Posted By Sly-on-2
Jeff - Sounds like fun. Check out...

Jeff - Sounds like fun.

Check out http://www.motorcycleroads.com/

It's pretty accurate, as the posts come from riders. I didn't use it much on my trip because I tried to avoid the computer...
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