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Forum: Racing 09-06-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 15,835
Posted By Scoop
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Forum: Racing 09-06-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 15,835
Posted By Scoop
I don't agree with that necessarily. At Indy,...

I don't agree with that necessarily. At Indy, there were 8 bikes wadded up to two tangled piles, along with 8 riders. It couldn't be cleared in time, so the race was stopped. In Tomizawa's wreck,...
Forum: Racing 09-05-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 15,835
Posted By Scoop
I don't think that they knew that Tomizawa had...

I don't think that they knew that Tomizawa had passed away until after the race. Part way through the GP. The decision not to red flag was appropriate, the track was clear. I also think that the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-13-2010, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,696
Posted By Scoop
I dunno. I think that the Zumo line is like...

I dunno. I think that the Zumo line is like Windows Vista. Most people really can't figure out how to use technology. So, the GPS gets a 3D little motorcycle icon and simple user friendly options...
Forum: Equipment 06-08-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,446
Posted By Scoop
I don't worry so much about laces breaking or...

I don't worry so much about laces breaking or tearing as I do about the damn things catching on the bike and causing a fall. I have had it happen once on my VStrom, the boot lace caught on the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 16,149
Posted By Scoop
That looked like an awesome trip. My wife and I...

That looked like an awesome trip. My wife and I were in Greece in 2007. We also love Greece and LOVE Nafplio. If I could figure out how, we would move there in a shot.
The same Beemer was there...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 284,388
Posted By Scoop
Thanks for that info. I will do some shopping!

Thanks for that info. I will do some shopping!
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2010, 05:07 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 284,388
Posted By Scoop
Gregor, thanks for that info. I recently bought...

Gregor, thanks for that info. I recently bought a Nikon D90. I waffled back and forth between the Canon T2i and the D90 and went with the Nikon because of the way it feels in my hands and because...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 284,388
Posted By Scoop
Gregor, I appreciate you letting myself and...

Gregor, I appreciate you letting myself and others pick your brain a bit regarding the photography. I have spent a bit of time reviewing the ride report and I was wondering about lenses. I see you...
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,749
Posted By Scoop
Nice report, great pics. Add another place to...

Nice report, great pics. Add another place to "must see" to the list!
Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 543
Views: 284,388
Posted By Scoop
Gregor, as I said before, this is a great report....

Gregor, as I said before, this is a great report. As others have said, the photography is as much a part of the report as the trip was. This thread has been instrumental in my renewed interest in...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2009, 12:20 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 80,692
Posted By Scoop
LOL, but who knows what form you would take once...

LOL, but who knows what form you would take once you reset? Perhaps a Tata driver?
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2009, 08:24 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 80,692
Posted By Scoop
Ya, but with no reset button to hit if one forces...

Ya, but with no reset button to hit if one forces you off the edge :eek1
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2009, 05:37 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 284,388
Posted By Scoop
That was a great report, really got the feel of...

That was a great report, really got the feel of the places you visited. I am glad that you all enjoyed your trip to our Canada. Sorry about the bugs :)
I also really appreciated the photo primer. ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-23-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,630
Posted By Scoop
I quite clearly marked the waypoint at my address...

I quite clearly marked the waypoint at my address as "Not Home". Therefore any would be thieves would never go there as it is obviously not my home.
Forum: Beasts 06-27-2009, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 889
Posted By Scoop
Yes, but I was going to sell all the Givi stuff...

Yes, but I was going to sell all the Givi stuff with the Strom. May have to keep the E52 if it is not critical to the sale.
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2009, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 889
Posted By Scoop
Thanks for the links. I must scour the interweb...

Thanks for the links. I must scour the interweb for a topcase now. And, I do note that I am looking down my nose more today. And I don't even pick up the bike till Thursday or Friday!!
Forum: Beasts 06-23-2009, 04:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 889
Posted By Scoop
I'm selling my Vee

:cry
Well, after 4 years of great riding, I am selling the Vee. Our vacation at the beginning of June (5000+ miles, 11 states) convinced us that we needed just a bit more fairing and creature...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2009, 04:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,672
Posted By Scoop
Great pics, great report. My wife and I will be...

Great pics, great report. My wife and I will be there over the next week or two, coming from the north. Just hoping the weather will be nice :)
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7,064
Views: 3,227,819
Posted By Scoop
Life's far too short to listen to cry babies. I...

Life's far too short to listen to cry babies. I vote "aye" for chicks (and bikes) to go along with the general tales of wanderlust and adventure.
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2009, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7,064
Views: 3,227,819
Posted By Scoop
Bah. The media wants to see biohazard suits in...

Bah. The media wants to see biohazard suits in the streets, body bags and empty airports. This so-called outbreak is having less of an impact than normal seasonal influenza, with fewer fatalities. ...
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 77,284
Posted By Scoop
WOW :eek1 :clap

WOW :eek1 :clap
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-21-2009, 09:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,415
Posted By Scoop
Yup. I am all about tech, but a free service...

Yup. I am all about tech, but a free service that I can sign up for to be tracked.....no thanks, I'd rather get on my tin foil hat.
When I want folks to know where I am, I will call them.
Forum: Beasts 03-17-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 114,001
Posted By Scoop
That's frightening. Where were you intending to...

That's frightening. Where were you intending to go? Or were you trying hard not to go down there?
Forum: Equipment 02-06-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,210
Posted By Scoop
I want the green one. And the clip that keeps my...

I want the green one. And the clip that keeps my "pants where they belong". That should totally eliminate illegitimate children across the continent.
Forum: Beasts 02-06-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,055
Posted By Scoop
My point exactly, well put.

My point exactly, well put.
Forum: Beasts 02-06-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,165
Posted By Scoop
My 05 1K Strom has always gotten good mileage. I...

My 05 1K Strom has always gotten good mileage. I would have to translate it from CDN to USian mileage, but I am in the high 40's or so. I would agree with the gist of the postings here that it is...
Forum: Beasts 02-04-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,055
Posted By Scoop
This is what I have been happiest with. Shield...

This is what I have been happiest with. Shield is upright and "dirty" air is directed over the helmet. No buffeting for driver or passenger.
...
Forum: Beasts 02-04-2009, 09:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,055
Posted By Scoop
This is the interesting thing about the Madstad,...

This is the interesting thing about the Madstad, and cut down shields. What they are doing is essentially duplicating the shield style of a sport bike. My VTR did just this, directs the air blast...
Forum: Beasts 02-04-2009, 09:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,055
Posted By Scoop
True, but it's the rainy rides that get me, all...

True, but it's the rainy rides that get me, all that water funnelled at a high rate of speed!
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,055
Posted By Scoop
There has been everything suggested and tried as...

There has been everything suggested and tried as a solution to the buffeting problem on the Strom, and no shortage of resolutions. I have come to the conclusion (based on available evidence) that...
Forum: Americas 01-30-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,125
Posted By Scoop
OK, I looked you up on the map, and you are smack...

OK, I looked you up on the map, and you are smack dab in the middle of some of the greatest routes to Canada! First question is if you want to go north and west to Duluth MN and head for Thunder...
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,529
Views: 375,497
Posted By Scoop
Just go a few miles southeast to Rockaway Beach...

Just go a few miles southeast to Rockaway Beach (when the ice melts). You'll feel better.
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,529
Views: 375,497
Posted By Scoop
I've been watching the journey as it unfolds,...

I've been watching the journey as it unfolds, marveling both in the stories and pictures and in the fortitude that it must take to do such a trip. Although you may be closer to your money running...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-12-2008, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 921
Posted By Scoop
I dunno. I am fairly computer literate, but have...

I dunno. I am fairly computer literate, but have found it MUCH easier to work with my 2610 and my newly acquired Mac and frustrating on my PC.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2008, 07:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,843
Posted By Scoop
You are a victim of the "occlusion effect". When...

You are a victim of the "occlusion effect". When wearing earplugs, low freq noise can't "escape" the ear canal as it normally does, so it becomes effectively amplified. Try sticking your fingers in...
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,384
Posted By Scoop
Yes, it seems Mrs Scoop is not compatible with...

Yes, it seems Mrs Scoop is not compatible with the camping thing :rofl
Me, I like the idea of drinking like crazy, wandering through a forest of tents to find one that looks like mine and falling...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7,064
Views: 3,227,819
Posted By Scoop
Yup, I agree. Good title, great cover.

Yup, I agree. Good title, great cover.
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7,064
Views: 3,227,819
Posted By Scoop
OK, the choices of pics should be: 175; 298;...

OK, the choices of pics should be:
175; 298; 584; 999. With the top 2:
385;

http://striking-viking.smugmug.com/photos/196967878_oERfL-M.jpg

1102:...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 13,384
Posted By Scoop
Douglas sounds good. I may just have to get a...

Douglas sounds good. I may just have to get a couple of beers ready and do some long rainy day searching of the interweb! Thanks for the info. I am really hoping to get there for 2010. I think...
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