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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,201
Posted By txwanderer
Doubtful unless you live in Canada or UK. I'm not...

Doubtful unless you live in Canada or UK. I'm not even too ssure about Canada, UK seems to have specific wording in their laws per some of the UK guys on different sites.
Unless specified, US DOT...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,973
Posted By txwanderer
Motorcycles split lanes. Not cars, trucks, and...

Motorcycles split lanes. Not cars, trucks, and SUV's. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,201
Posted By txwanderer
Good advice. I'll have to say I never heard...

Good advice.

I'll have to say I never heard of someone putting that kind of air in a tire for a Venture. I have a coupe hundred thousand miles on them, so we aren't guessing plum out of the blue...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,343
Posted By txwanderer
Google is your friend. Blood sugar spikes rarely...

Google is your friend. Blood sugar spikes rarely have anythnig to do with sleepiness after a meal. Hormones and blood redistribution do.

As for how to stay awake, well 2 things.
1) Don't. A 15...
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 258,156
Posted By txwanderer
Ride it 20-30 miles and see how loose the belt...

Ride it 20-30 miles and see how loose the belt it. The chassis expands on the X bikes. Vic seems plagued with over tightened belts because of this.
I get a woo-woo sound from the rear at low...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-31-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 31,189
Views: 7,559,260
Posted By txwanderer
Rick Fairless. Nice guy. Loves bikes. Extremely...

Rick Fairless. Nice guy. Loves bikes. Extremely successful. Does his thing his way and really doesn't care what the next person thinks about it. Has his own vision of things for sure.

Yea I can...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-30-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,662
Posted By txwanderer
Ever wonder why some folks pay north of a grand...

Ever wonder why some folks pay north of a grand for a seat?Because,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,IT'S WORTH IT!!!!!

You may not need to go that far and the rides in your sig are very different. I do have...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-10-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7,669
Views: 6,927,138
Posted By txwanderer
It ain't bragging if you can back it up. Looks...

It ain't bragging if you can back it up. Looks like you did well.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,854
Posted By txwanderer
Never done anything like this, probably never...

Never done anything like this, probably never will. Got my chance at thing in the Navy.
Sounds like you have a good head on your shoulders and motivation. That goes a long way.
Most folks regret...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,783
Posted By txwanderer
Most around here are a bit conservative. Every...

Most around here are a bit conservative. Every now and then they mean it though. No way to really know if you aren't on the road occasionally.
We have found some posted in the Hill Country at 15...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,761
Posted By txwanderer
My Hi- Wiiyan flowerdy shirt nor my Bermuda...

My Hi- Wiiyan flowerdy shirt nor my Bermuda shorts are tucked into the flip flops.






:hide
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By txwanderer
Haven't tried that, but wear 30db reduction foam...

Haven't tried that, but wear 30db reduction foam plugs. Listen to music. Talk to wife. Have no problems except I lose the little buggars from time to time.
I can still hear things around me, even...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 31,189
Views: 7,559,260
Posted By txwanderer
Yea,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,well, it doesn't count...

Yea,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,well, it doesn't count when the said aircraft is sitting on the tarmac. :hide
I wear gear when riding too. Unless you are riding behind me, I won't tell you that you should...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,369
Posted By txwanderer
When you retire, get the next smaller tire. B90...

When you retire, get the next smaller tire. B90 or MB90 16 IIRC. This will help a bit in low speed but be careful until you get used to it. This won't make it twitchy, but will make it much more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,585
Posted By txwanderer
I can't say much for the physical changes. ...

I can't say much for the physical changes.
However your helmet fit is too constrictive. You should be able to chew, smile, talk, and be comfortable in general.
It sounds like high time to get a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 26,711
Posted By txwanderer
LMAO :rofl Lots of good and not so good opinions...

LMAO :rofl Lots of good and not so good opinions around here.
Any motorcycle will out turn most riders. There are exceptions but that is why they call them "exceptions". Parking lot drills teach...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,086
Posted By txwanderer
:clap

:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,700
Posted By txwanderer
This is a good place to look in to. You mentioned...

This is a good place to look in to. You mentioned km, so are you in Canada, South America, Europe? I would guess not Europe, since most of them have extensive riding courses that seem to be...
Forum: Road warriors 11-11-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 258,156
Posted By txwanderer
Can AM makes a fun ride. Never gave them much...

Can AM makes a fun ride. Never gave them much thought but the dealer I use had one out for demo one day. Demo guy said the got all the power steering problems, along with some others addressed. He...
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 258,156
Posted By txwanderer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSQhQWT7pNQ ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mSQhQWT7pNQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5k4Uj3YTnY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YDR856eBy1c This one need to use a little more of what God gave her and not so...
Forum: Road warriors 11-10-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 258,156
Posted By txwanderer
Picked up the XCT more times than I want to...

Picked up the XCT more times than I want to admit. It is being smarter than the hunk of metal lying on the ground. My 130 pound grandma of a wife can snatch a WIng off the floor without ruffling a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2013, 05:22 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,260
Posted By txwanderer
Goody an oil thread!! :rofl Yanking your...

Goody an oil thread!! :rofl

Yanking your chain. Sometimes synthetic oil can clean things up and cause marginal gasket seals to leak. This is usually on older machines with what would be leaks...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 31,189
Views: 7,559,260
Posted By txwanderer
She is riding, well, on her custom bike with what...

She is riding, well, on her custom bike with what seems to be an ear to ear smile.
He is banging a keyboard talking about such activity.

Yep you're probably right, it would be interesting. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 31,189
Views: 7,559,260
Posted By txwanderer
Where do I get a cup like that.?

Where do I get a cup like that.?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,471
Posted By txwanderer
Some people just have no sence of humor. :deal ...

Some people just have no sence of humor. :deal
Looks like a fun day.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,871
Posted By txwanderer
Buy What Gives You Wood!

I believe their is a certain section of the population that frowns on this. :killen

Could be wrong.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,579
Posted By txwanderer
Can't comment on the GSA, but my wife has been a...

Can't comment on the GSA, but my wife has been a near constant companion over the past 10-12 years. Can't remember exactly when she climbed on and said "take me for a ride", but it was on a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 20,287
Posted By txwanderer
What ever you do, STAY OUT OF TEXAS!! There are...

What ever you do, STAY OUT OF TEXAS!!
There are no National Forests, No mountains, No praries, No deserts, No coast lines, No forests, No twisties. Despite all the things you hear the economy sucks...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1,957
Views: 258,156
Posted By txwanderer
I would run a dedicated plug from the battery....

I would run a dedicated plug from the battery. The wiring on Vic's seems a bit fragile.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,584
Posted By txwanderer
How often do you get pulled over and what is the...

How often do you get pulled over and what is the beef. Just do it, be polite and maybe, just maybe you will become a human being instead of a traffic stop-possible hazard.

Probably something in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-27-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,276
Posted By txwanderer
LMAO, I'll bet you are a hoot at parties. Yes,...

LMAO, I'll bet you are a hoot at parties. Yes, you said take the course after a full out assault on anyone who thought there might be a better way. "Just throw a leg over and ride" is not always a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-27-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,276
Posted By txwanderer
Back in "the day" there weren't the dangers on...

Back in "the day" there weren't the dangers on the road there are now. Bikes didn't go and stop like modern ones either. Plenty has changed. I took my first course 20 odd years after learning to ride...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-21-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,354
Posted By txwanderer
Just like everything else, they can be overdone....

Just like everything else, they can be overdone. I would guess the extreme ones are hard to handle. Seems to me they would throw off balance, but some do well with them. I also don't like anything...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-18-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 7,669
Views: 6,927,138
Posted By txwanderer
http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/g357/mbkwp/bth...

http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/g357/mbkwp/bth_100_0668.jpg

Tx Wife in her habitat. Talking on the phone, trying to get work done. I thought this was VACATION. WIsh I had the bike back, it...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,849
Posted By txwanderer
You are all over the radar. I tried a K bike and...

You are all over the radar. I tried a K bike and it seemed more tucked than a Wing. The Venture, bullet proof, old school, grumpy, reliable and discontinued for 14. I really hope it comes back with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,619
Posted By txwanderer
[QUOTE=Mambo Dave;22318428]Motorcycle going...

[QUOTE=Mambo Dave;22318428]Motorcycle going severely slow, night riding, and in the fucking center of the lane.

QUOTE]

As there is nothing else to read in your post, let's address this line....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2013, 11:45 AM
Replies: 31,189
Views: 7,559,260
Posted By txwanderer
Seems Eric and some other showboat named "Stew"...

Seems Eric and some other showboat named "Stew" IIRC were invited on a few occasions to see and experience the Darkside. They refused or had prior obligations to get out of every invite.

Self...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,253
Posted By txwanderer
Forward and aft facing .30 Cal Mini-gun. this...

Forward and aft facing .30 Cal Mini-gun. this should solve all sorts of problems. triggers on handlebars in reach of the grips.
:gun2
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 31,189
Views: 7,559,260
Posted By txwanderer
Hmmm, a little over 300K on a Darkside tire, or...

Hmmm, a little over 300K on a Darkside tire, or tires, and no crash and burn "yet". The tire in the pic has a lot more rubber on the ground than most MC tires ever do and it seems to be a bit...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,253
Posted By txwanderer
It is called "cradar" if you are looking....

It is called "cradar" if you are looking. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=actionxl.mandown&hl=en

It works pretty well. i've played with it and it worked as stated. Make sure you...
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