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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-17-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 99,656
Posted By MrDude_1
yea, i logged in here JUST to check this thread...

yea, i logged in here JUST to check this thread and see where im eating tonight.
im disappointed in all of you.
Forum: Trip Planning 08-29-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,961
Posted By MrDude_1
Honda Hawk GT with clipons....

Honda Hawk GT with clipons. http://www.fastgm.com/travis/hawk/badassrear.jpg
Forum: Face plant 08-29-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,380
Posted By MrDude_1
Well, if the owner walks up without a scratch on...

Well, if the owner walks up without a scratch on them, then what?
JoeCivic Nailed it.. thats pretty arrogant.
Take my bike for example. If you look close, you'll see the tip of the bars scuffed....
Forum: Face plant 08-18-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,380
Posted By MrDude_1
</p> I dont know if thats correct... i mean,...

</p>
I dont know if thats correct... i mean, most of the crashes, especially the fatal ones, are on CRUISERS, not sportbikes.







HA!!! shows what you know! my CR IS street...
Forum: Face plant 08-14-2008, 01:47 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,380
Posted By MrDude_1
theres a long list of whys. In the end, the fact...

theres a long list of whys. In the end, the fact is they just shouldnt have them, and thats hard for most of them to understand.

I think if I bought a full on sportbike when I was 18, id be dead....
Forum: Face plant 08-14-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,380
Posted By MrDude_1
that formula is a bit screwy if you go outside...

that formula is a bit screwy if you go outside his thoughts.

example me now:

(750cc * 2cyl) / (25yr *7yr) = 8.57

now, thats me with my modded ducati superbike. This is me on a less...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,742
Posted By MrDude_1
you know, your insurance covers YOU the rider.....

you know, your insurance covers YOU the rider.. not your bike, but YOU.so if you wreck someone elses bike, your insurance covers it, dealer demo or not.they may put up a fuss.. but a $250 deductible...
Forum: The Garage 08-14-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,311
Posted By MrDude_1
for this type of wire work, you want a solder...

for this type of wire work, you want a solder GUN.heres the basic run down.before anything else, slip the heatshrink on.. so you dont forget! put it far enough away the heat from soldering wont make...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-14-2008, 07:54 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,961
Posted By MrDude_1
(yea, 1,200....) How? a combination of sheer...

(yea, 1,200....)
How? a combination of sheer stupidity, young ignorance, and stubbornness.
Im not saying it was a smart idea, Im just saying I did it. I dont think its something anyone else should...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-14-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 99,656
Posted By MrDude_1
well..sucks to be you guys....you missed out on...

well..sucks to be you guys....you missed out on pizza and beer... :clap:
Forum: Thumpers 08-13-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,676
Posted By MrDude_1
just ask yourself "will this bike work for me?" ...

just ask yourself "will this bike work for me?"


if it will.. great. if it wont.. move on.

for me, a CR500 works great... but then again, its not practical for some other uses.


it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2008, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 99,656
Posted By MrDude_1
everyone is going to ride there, and not puss out...

everyone is going to ride there, and not puss out because its a little wet.... right?
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,453
Posted By MrDude_1
uh, NOT venting a can is what can make a...

uh, NOT venting a can is what can make a dangerous situation. By venting we're mearly saying loosen the cap, then retighten.
Forum: Trip Planning 08-13-2008, 07:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,961
Posted By MrDude_1
Its an endurance thing.. if you have to ask, you...

Its an endurance thing.. if you have to ask, you dont get it.... Just ask any marathon runner why they like to run that hard.

its not impossible either.. i did 12,000 miles in 12 hours... yea. i...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-12-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,961
Posted By MrDude_1
you might find the tips i posted in this thread...

you might find the tips i posted in this thread useful (along with what everyone else said)http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=366581
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 99,656
Posted By MrDude_1
7pm.. gotcha... now i just have to get my stupid...

7pm.. gotcha... now i just have to get my stupid stator to give me some power..... or its going to be a dark ride there and back....
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,194
Posted By MrDude_1
yea, you can also checkout the hawkforum.......

yea, you can also checkout the hawkforum.... http://www.hawkgtforum.com/they'll point ya to a good one... but i stand by it being one of the best bikes you could choose.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,194
Posted By MrDude_1
oh and for the mirrors.. while the bar ends do...

oh and for the mirrors.. while the bar ends do look great, the mirror mounts are built into the brake master cyl and the clutch purch.. so you can just screw in any aftermarket mirrors in there.. i...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2008, 10:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,194
Posted By MrDude_1
another pic from a few years after the one above....

another pic from a few years after the one above. http://www.fastgm.com/travis/hawk/09-11-07_1715.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 08-12-2008, 10:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,194
Posted By MrDude_1
buy it! buy it! buy it! its about the best bike...

buy it! buy it! buy it!
its about the best bike you could buy him for a first streetbike. Very forgiving of mistakes, but entertaining. Not over or under powered. Nice exhaust note. You could not...
Forum: The Garage 08-12-2008, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,318
Posted By MrDude_1
step1: place in closet. step2: remove in late...

step1: place in closet.
step2: remove in late fall.
step3: enjoy riding with less cold wind
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2008, 07:43 AM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 99,656
Posted By MrDude_1
Wink soooo where are we going now? Andolini's on...

soooo where are we going now? Andolini's on Rivers??if i can fix my stator tonight and get her wired for lights.... i'll be there on the CR500... if i cant... i'll be there on the Duc.
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,103
Posted By MrDude_1
it works for that too. :lol:

it works for that too. :lol:
Forum: Equipment 08-07-2008, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,103
Posted By MrDude_1
WD40 will remove it without harming it.then wash...

WD40 will remove it without harming it.then wash it to get the WD40 out.
edit:after washing, you may need to reapply waterproofing, depending on the pants
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-07-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 48,270
Posted By MrDude_1
can i get in on this tech day?it would be nice if...

can i get in on this tech day?it would be nice if i had someone to help me set the sag/suspension/whaver on my CR.. (although honestly, i know im going to need a new spring)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,324
Posted By MrDude_1
</p>this is a nice assumption, but in reality,...

</p>this is a nice assumption, but in reality, the clutch is never fully disengaged. sure the plates are far enough that theres no power transfer, however theres always some drag between the two...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2008, 08:26 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,541
Posted By MrDude_1
mmk, some of this was just said but heres some...

mmk, some of this was just said but heres some thoughts i have on it.

day before: dont eat anything that'll make you shit, have gas, or whatever. i often forget this one since i love spicy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2008, 12:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,324
Posted By MrDude_1
cars (and some bikes) have a dry clutch.most...

cars (and some bikes) have a dry clutch.most bikes have a wet clutch.. what this means is the clutch is submerged in the engine oil.a wet clutch bike in good repair, can be coasted with the clutch in...
Forum: Vendors 08-05-2008, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By MrDude_1
thankfully, dennis kirk does have a phone number...

thankfully, dennis kirk does have a phone number too. It might be worth the cost to call them and speak to someone first.overall though, i have been very happy ordering from there. They ship the same...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-05-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 99,656
Posted By MrDude_1
so is this monthly meet still going on?im rocking...

so is this monthly meet still going on?im rocking the CR500 on the street right now... it has lights on it, but i havent installed the stator yet. but i can meetup for any daytime rides... :clap:
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 578
Views: 300,913
Posted By MrDude_1
great story so far.. keep posting about it...btw,...

great story so far.. keep posting about it...btw, once you get all the posts together, you might want to post it up on Pashnit.com those guys would love for you to post your story too.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2008, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 48,270
Posted By MrDude_1
thats why, while you're still on that adrenalin...

thats why, while you're still on that adrenalin surge from dropping it, you need to reach down and heave it up fast.... this brings it up.......and over onto the other side.then the pride kicks in......
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-04-2008, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 48,270
Posted By MrDude_1
so where exactly do you guys goto ride around...

so where exactly do you guys goto ride around here?the CR has a tag on it now... i just need to decide on a headlight/taillight, slap them on and i can ride more or less legally.only worry is i only...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-28-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 99,656
Posted By MrDude_1
soooo whens the next one? hopefully in the...

soooo whens the next one?

hopefully in the next few weeks, my bike will be street "legal" and i can catch up with a few of you guys...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2007, 12:28 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 35,079
Posted By MrDude_1
i dont own a 610, but i can give you guys a...

i dont own a 610, but i can give you guys a common tip for motorcycles..instead of mashing pennies ( :huh ) or unbolting other things.... just stuff a rag inbetween the gears.. its that easy.with a...
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