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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-17-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By Valker
And that doesn't include the museum in Canyon, TX...

And that doesn't include the museum in Canyon, TX (Panhandle Plains Museum). It is one of the finest anywhere.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-17-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By Valker
You could spend a year hiking either one and...

You could spend a year hiking either one and still miss stuff.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-30-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,439
Posted By Valker
Very nice, I'm in.....and I only live about an...

Very nice, I'm in.....and I only live about an hour from there. I used to go many times a year.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,612
Posted By Valker
Less pucker marks.....

Less pucker marks.....
Forum: Vendors 03-09-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,407
Posted By Valker
Vessel is good stuff. I have a full set of their...

Vessel is good stuff. I have a full set of their JIS screwdrivers.:clap
Forum: Vendors 03-08-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,407
Posted By Valker
I, too, would like this answer. I could not find...

I, too, would like this answer. I could not find it on your website.
Thanks.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-06-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 27,634
Views: 6,582,075
Posted By Valker
I think they were referring to the Vette that was...

I think they were referring to the Vette that was crossing the double yellow, not the one involved in the crash.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-06-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 27,634
Views: 6,582,075
Posted By Valker
I was thinking that and wondering what the stain...

I was thinking that and wondering what the stain on the end of the projecting finger is?????:puke1
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,533
Posted By Valker
www.Earplugsonline.com Best, most...

www.Earplugsonline.com

Best, most comfortable for long term wear and 34NRR
Forum: Americas 02-05-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By Valker
Almost any trip can be made with almost any...

Almost any trip can be made with almost any budget. I could spend $500,000 on the trip you are looking at.....or I could earn enough as I rode to stay on the trip longer. YOU will have to figure what...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-04-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By Valker
Not sure of the answer, but most BMWs (and...

Not sure of the answer, but most BMWs (and others) with shaft drive (I know, yours is not) have drain bolts in the final drive which are magnetic. Most of those are the same size as engine drain...
Forum: The Garage 02-04-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 38,029
Posted By Valker
Thanks for the bump!! I've been coming here for...

Thanks for the bump!! I've been coming here for years and don't remember ever seeing this before. I'm inspired!!:clap
Forum: Old's Cool 02-03-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,151
Posted By Valker
Yay!!

Beautiful job. I wish I'd have never sold my '75 CB standard model. I paid $1725 new for it.
The old CBs had an automatic chain oiler you could adjust to oil the chain while running down the road...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-03-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By Valker
My city of Pampa (27 miles north of I-40) has...

My city of Pampa (27 miles north of I-40) has free overnight camping also.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-02-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By Valker
Camping

Depends what you want. There is a KOA near the airport (air traffic ends pretty early in Amarillo) if you want that. There is another campground just west of Amarillo on I-40. For interesting...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-09-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 919
Posted By Valker
After any water from the sky, lots of rocks and...

After any water from the sky, lots of rocks and mud on 434. You could always turn right when you get to Mora. Highway 518 will take you on a beautiful ride from Mora, past Sipapu ski lodge, then take...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-17-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 560
Posted By Valker
I thinkithastobe a state approved road based...

I thinkithastobe a state approved road based course. That kind of limits into a BRC or BRC2. Totally up to each judge though.
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,481
Posted By Valker
Simply the best and most comfortable....

Simply the best and most comfortable. Www.earplugsonline.com
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 70,749
Posted By Valker
Once again: counter steering is the ONLY way to...

Once again: counter steering is the ONLY way to turn any single track vehicle at any speed. There ARE
multiple ways to cause the bars to move other than with hand pressure. If you are passionate...
Forum: Racing 08-26-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,024
Posted By Valker
I saw a photographer taking pictures of everybody...

I saw a photographer taking pictures of everybody going by the brick part. Does anyone know how to look for and buy those pics? I've looked a LOT and find nothing. I called the track, and it was no...
Forum: Racing 08-25-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,024
Posted By Valker
Regarding the "lap" of the track. I was right...

Regarding the "lap" of the track. I was right behind the "follow me" guy on my ST. I hit over 80 mph on parts of the track staying with him. This was about 6:15.
My daughter didn't get to come with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27,634
Views: 6,582,075
Posted By Valker
Wicked Dude, your hands will be covered in bandages. Was...

Dude, your hands will be covered in bandages. Was this a trick question?
Forum: Racing 08-07-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,024
Posted By Valker
Now that's a coincidence. I have 20 of those...

Now that's a coincidence. I have 20 of those passes with that same number now!!:evil
Forum: Face plant 07-20-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 16,869
Posted By Valker
This might be a valid argument, except for the...

This might be a valid argument, except for the fact that over 5000 people pull out in front of trains in the USA every year. Most say (the live ones) "I didn't see it".
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,789
Posted By Valker
I'd get a $2 box of old fashioned moth balls,...

I'd get a $2 box of old fashioned moth balls, open the box and set the helmet over it. The Naptha smell will dissipate pretty quickly after the bugs are all gone.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 70,749
Posted By Valker
Do people read??

Several folks have mentioned that all turning "starts" with countersteering input whether from handgrip pressure, weight shifts which CAUSE handlebar movement, or similar. Not thinking many have said...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,702
Posted By Valker
More than anyone wanted to know...

Need some light reading??:deal

Steering in bicycles and motorcycles
J. Fajansa)
Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720-7300
~Received 12 April...
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,739
Posted By Valker
Some experience...

I have a 1998 Tourer with 137,000 miles. Bought it in 1999. Six carbs??? Not an issue if you run a lot of gas through them. Only problems result from not enough use. Mine have never even needed...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-05-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,484
Posted By Valker
I hope this little mishap did not make her "gone...

I hope this little mishap did not make her "gone ho"!!:rofl

Seriously, it looks like y'all live in a perfect area to gather some experience. I've been training riders in Texas for 20 years-Good...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 70,749
Posted By Valker
Read the news about motorcycle crashes....

...if any news story ever says "....when the rider lost control of the motorcycle...." it was almost ALWAYS an ignorance of countersteering. Regardless of what folks say, experience without mental...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 70,749
Posted By Valker
Point well missed.....

A posit: I will agree that if you've ridden well for a while, you probably can make a bike go where you want it to with some degree of rapidity and accuracy.
The human brain works differently in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 20,852
Posted By Valker
It is much easier to take out a radiator than a...

It is much easier to take out a radiator than a person. Most cars will stop almost immediately without coolant.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 70,749
Posted By Valker
Barry, I have had track veterans, racing...

Barry, I have had track veterans, racing veterans, etc. in a basic skills class who totally misunderstood countersteering and could barely control their bikes at anything under 30 mph.
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 18,695
Posted By Valker
In Giddings their Downtown restaurant has great...

In Giddings their Downtown restaurant has great chicken fried steak!!!!
Forum: Trials 04-01-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By Valker
When I bought mine new, I weighed about 260. If I...

When I bought mine new, I weighed about 260. If I was hopping it in a trials (stock except for the 9 tooth countershaft sprocket) it would just bottom the rear shock on full preload on the second...
Forum: Equipment 03-31-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By Valker
Here

These come in up to waist size 60.
http://store.americangusset.com/DMFK-01.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 70,749
Posted By Valker
:y0!:baldy:fpalm Argue with this...

:y0!:baldy:fpalm




Argue with this guy...http://www.superbikeschool.com/machinery/no-bs-machine.php
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 70,749
Posted By Valker
...er..No.

...er..No.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,159
Views: 70,749
Posted By Valker
The language might be nutty, but physics isn't....

The language might be nutty, but physics isn't. Most (I said most, not all) bikes have to maintain a left turn by continuing to press left. At some higher speed, and some sharper degree of turn, ALL...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,142
Posted By Valker
Just a Valkyrie poll....

I just copied and pasted this from one of the Valkyrie boards I frequent (I hope that is OK since I didn't do any links or anything). Just a quick mileage poll of members without engine repairs for...
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