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Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 4,258
Views: 958,449
Posted By Solomoriah
Ur. How, exactly, did you apply it?

Ur. How, exactly, did you apply it?
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4,258
Views: 958,449
Posted By Solomoriah
... aaannnddd the mechanic says 2-3 weeks to get...

... aaannnddd the mechanic says 2-3 weeks to get it fixed. Damn, again.
Forum: Thumpers 04-09-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4,258
Views: 958,449
Posted By Solomoriah
Gah. Took my bike in for inspection (time to...

Gah. Took my bike in for inspection (time to renew the license) and, while waiting for the mechanic, noticed the base gasket is leaking oil. Damn.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-06-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3,326
Views: 1,405,474
Posted By Solomoriah
Was there supposed to be a picture in that post?

Was there supposed to be a picture in that post?
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4,258
Views: 958,449
Posted By Solomoriah
Ack. It's too clean... I told my wife...

Ack. It's too clean...

I told my wife Monday that I was going to get my bike out and ride it 'til the old dust was all gone and some nice fresh dust was in its place. :D
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4,258
Views: 958,449
Posted By Solomoriah
Finally fit to ride around here... I'll ride...

Finally fit to ride around here... I'll ride through all sorts of terrain, but I hate cold with a passion. Did a nice pavement loop, 26 miles of twisty that's basically right out my front door,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-09-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 4,258
Views: 958,449
Posted By Solomoriah
As far as I know, there isn't a centerstand...

As far as I know, there isn't a centerstand available for the TW. It has no mounting points for one.
Forum: Thumpers 01-08-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 4,258
Views: 958,449
Posted By Solomoriah
Unless you are really heavy, you'll probably want...

Unless you are really heavy, you'll probably want to run 20-22 PSI front and rear on the highway, maybe 18 to 20 on mostly dirt or gravel, even less in soft stuff like sand or snow. I weigh 230...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-07-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7,947
Views: 696,748
Posted By Solomoriah
TW200. Since I do 100% of my riding by myself, I...

TW200. Since I do 100% of my riding by myself, I don't want a bike I can't pick up without a friend along. Preferably one I can pick up when it's LAYING ON MY FOOT. Yes, did that once. :D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-23-2013, 10:13 PM
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Views: 527,610
Posted By Solomoriah
Perhaps it's a regional thing, but in some areas...

Perhaps it's a regional thing, but in some areas I've visited (and ate in), white gravy as served at breakfast has no sausage in it, but instead is made from just the drippings of sausage. I...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2013, 08:14 AM
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Views: 958,449
Posted By Solomoriah
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Old's Cool 12-05-2013, 07:47 AM
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Posted By Solomoriah
Retouched for you, England-Kev. ...

Retouched for you, England-Kev.

http://newcenturycomputers.net/temp/ariel_Carolyn.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-12-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 34,134
Posted By Solomoriah
Eh. Flat road, big curves. Like an Interstate...

Eh. Flat road, big curves. Like an Interstate without pavement. I've seen twisty, interesting roads in pics from Australia, so I know you got 'em.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-05-2013, 04:46 PM
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Posted By Solomoriah
No pictures?

No pictures?
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4,258
Views: 958,449
Posted By Solomoriah
I live in an area of river hills; flat spots are...

I live in an area of river hills; flat spots are noteworthy. I've been running 14/47 since about Christmas 2011, with no issues. But I spend relatively little time on the highway, and headwinds...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4,258
Views: 958,449
Posted By Solomoriah
Yeah, no kidding. If I was "near WV" I'd buy it...

Yeah, no kidding. If I was "near WV" I'd buy it for my wife.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-19-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 42,322
Posted By Solomoriah
400 miles on my TW would be rather a different...

400 miles on my TW would be rather a different experience than 400 miles on your GS. There's a reason I don't take longer rides.


We've got a lot of good ones up here. I'm going to have to make...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-19-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 42,322
Posted By Solomoriah
Is that a challenge, sir??? :D

Is that a challenge, sir??? :D
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-17-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 42,322
Posted By Solomoriah
The clue is in the picture... so here's an extra...

The clue is in the picture... so here's an extra hint: Google the name of the place. Seriously, all the hits are for that location, and most of them are accurate. (It's not in Iowa, despite one of...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-17-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 42,322
Posted By Solomoriah
... told you I'd kill the thread. Nobody even...

... told you I'd kill the thread. Nobody even has a guess as to where it is... and it's easy to find.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-17-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 73,842
Posted By Solomoriah
Got one yesterday: ...

Got one yesterday:

http://newcenturycomputers.net/temp/Gas%20Station%20in%20Luray%20MO%201280x1024%20100_3762.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-17-2013, 05:34 AM
Replies: 7,947
Views: 696,748
Posted By Solomoriah
Hey, Matt, if you're living in Kirksville, and...

Hey, Matt, if you're living in Kirksville, and you don't take your bike up to Putnam County, you're doing yourself a disservice. I spent some time bridgehunting up there earlier this year... lots of...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4,258
Views: 958,449
Posted By Solomoriah
Just noticed that Dennis Kirk has the Ken Sean...

Just noticed that Dennis Kirk has the Ken Sean mirrors for $13.46; Motorcycle Superstore lists the Bikemasters for $17.99. I'm thinking about those mirrors, as I hate the vibration in the stock...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4,258
Views: 958,449
Posted By Solomoriah
You have to use an outside picture hosting...

You have to use an outside picture hosting service, like Flickr or Photobucket or Smugmug. Or have your own website, like I do, to host them on.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-02-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 42,322
Posted By Solomoriah
Yeah. A more talented rider could make it too. ...

Yeah. A more talented rider could make it too. It wasn't the depth so much as the rate of flow that scared me off.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-01-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3,717
Views: 497,747
Posted By Solomoriah
Union Covered Bridge, near Paris, MO. Shot these...

Union Covered Bridge, near Paris, MO. Shot these for the Missouri Tag-O-Rama thread.

http://newcenturycomputers.net/temp/Union%20Covered%20Bridge%20800x600%20100_3625.jpg...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 42,322
Posted By Solomoriah
So I went back to the first post and re-read the...

So I went back to the first post and re-read the rules, and I see that you are supposed to reproduce the tag picture as close as you can. Well, the water was a bit too wild for me to park my bike...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 42,322
Posted By Solomoriah
So here it is: ...

So here it is:

http://newcenturycomputers.net/temp/Union%20Covered%20Bridge%20800x600%20100_3625.jpg (http://newcenturycomputers.net/temp/Union%20Covered%20Bridge%20100_3625.jpg)

New tag...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 42,322
Posted By Solomoriah
Thank you! Nice to know it's not as bad as it...

Thank you! Nice to know it's not as bad as it seems.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-01-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 42,322
Posted By Solomoriah
Well aware that a poll doesn't move the tag,...

Well aware that a poll doesn't move the tag, thank you.

I've noticed that people who live in the greater St. Louis area think the entire state is defined by the limits of their region; northeast...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-30-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 42,322
Posted By Solomoriah
Don't even get me started on the NE MO thread. ...

Don't even get me started on the NE MO thread. The guy who started it seems to think that "northeast Missouri" starts just outside the St. Louis city limits. I took a poll of real NE MO residents,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-30-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 42,322
Posted By Solomoriah
Crap, wasn't paying attention... I can absolutely...

Crap, wasn't paying attention... I can absolutely get to Paris, if I can get a day to do it. So here's a warning to you guys in central MO... if I pick this one up, I'll be moving the tag north.
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-25-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4,258
Views: 958,449
Posted By Solomoriah
Just discovered what I don't like about the...

Just discovered what I don't like about the Ricochet bash plate... 'cause it was time to change the oil. It's tricky enough to get that darn plug back in anyway, but with the bash plate in the way...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-08-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3,717
Views: 497,747
Posted By Solomoriah
Where's the bridge, perico?

Where's the bridge, perico?
Forum: Thumpers 03-26-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4,258
Views: 958,449
Posted By Solomoriah
This. Right here. Getting air? Pshaw. If I...

This. Right here.

Getting air? Pshaw. If I "get air" on my TW, something has gone terribly wrong. Hitting tree branches and shrubbery is another matter, though. So yeah, I got the Tusk guards....
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4,258
Views: 958,449
Posted By Solomoriah
That's what I've got, but I installed shorter...

That's what I've got, but I installed shorter levers too. They're not so short that I even notice - but I'm a two-finger-brake user.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-02-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7,947
Views: 696,748
Posted By Solomoriah
Bah. Want to find some not-flat country? Look...

Bah. Want to find some not-flat country? Look at your map, find a waterway, and bang, you're there. There's lots of hills up here, miles of them if you're in the right area.

If you're on a bike...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-02-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7,947
Views: 696,748
Posted By Solomoriah
I ride mostly north of Hannibal (I live about 40...

I ride mostly north of Hannibal (I live about 40 miles north and west by paved roads). There aren't a lot of legal creek crossings in the area, and the county roads near Hannibal are, surprisingly,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4,258
Views: 958,449
Posted By Solomoriah
I've got the 4.60 Shinko on the front, but...

I've got the 4.60 Shinko on the front, but haven't ridden enough since I put it on to know if I like it or not.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-14-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 7,947
Views: 696,748
Posted By Solomoriah
Hey, where is that bridge?

Hey, where is that bridge?
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