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Forum: Racing 04-08-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 14,620
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
We'll see you FF's there.

I've only been to Austin once for a stop-over on a cross country fly n ride. Looking forward to seeing more of it. We rented a house downtown to be close to the nightlife.

Been going to Laguna...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-30-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 14,243
Views: 7,705,372
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Excellent first post tycoon.

Can you follow it up with any more from the series?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-15-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 14,243
Views: 7,705,372
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
witttom - So appreciate all your recent...

witttom - So appreciate all your recent offerings. Keep up the good work.:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,476
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
RIP to the fallen motor officer. But as long...

RIP to the fallen motor officer.

But as long as we're talking about whose qualified to drive, the current system certainly does little to weed out the unworthy before they get behind the wheel.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-24-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14,243
Views: 7,705,372
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I don't know, but he sure looks hungry. :huh

I don't know, but he sure looks hungry. :huh
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-24-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7,121
Views: 6,307,807
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
My wife learned on one of those too. Great...

My wife learned on one of those too.

Great bikes, if not a little high-strung.
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb78/motorcyclefanatic/Motorcycles/Bandit%20400/DSC08910.jpg

She's since moved...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2,020
Views: 153,663
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Edwards a favorite of ours

I'm reminded of a story that happened a few years ago. While walking the paddock with my wife following the USGP at Laguna Seca, we came upon a young girl selling Yamaha visors she represented as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-18-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 27,540
Views: 6,561,378
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Yamaha leathers on an old Honda? Guess he...

Yamaha leathers on an old Honda?

Guess he had to remove the tank badges to make it work. :huh
Forum: Racing 01-18-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2,020
Views: 153,663
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
There was once a kid named Mamola that could...

There was once a kid named Mamola that could argue for that crown.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-14-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14,243
Views: 7,705,372
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
If you're talking about this one:...

If you're talking about this one: http://31.media.tumblr.com/ea786a5a2e6fccf8b548c70092f58e1f/tumblr_mvq14xuRxj1qlfahbo1_500.jpg

it's an XS650.

The halloween R5 was my first street bike too.
Forum: Face plant 01-08-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 28,907
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Inspirational Story

Having too been a victim of my own stupidity once, also resulting in broken bones, surgeries, and PT, I anxiously read through your story hoping for a happy ending.

After seeing the initial...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 14,243
Views: 7,705,372
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Git ur Done!

^^

Looks like the Old Folks S & M Fest

On a vintage Indian no less.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-03-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2,135
Views: 1,022,437
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
^^^^ Mile High Campground on Balsam Mountain?

^^^^ Mile High Campground on Balsam Mountain?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-22-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 393,459
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Project KDX200

This looked like the kind of crowd that would be interested in a basket case KDX.

Details here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=897825

It's mine and has a FL street title. I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-09-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,979
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Utah 2009

Just outside of Escalante on Hwy 12, better known as the Golden Staircase. It was cold that night, woke up the next morning with snow on the ground.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-09-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 50,343
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
A chronology

Me in 1968 on my Sears mini-bike, 3.5 hp Tecumseh engine. Dressed in my Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes....
Forum: Regional forums 02-26-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,412
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Just got this one running and sorted

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb78/motorcyclefanatic/Motorcycles/Kawasaki_H1/H1_rtside_zps0edb3ca7.jpg

Thinking about bringing it up to the meet, but I'd like to get a little done on the...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14,243
Views: 7,705,372
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Ask and you shall receive

Beth Williams NSFW:

http://www.playboyblog.com/2010/10/beth-williams-gets-naked-on-a-motorbike/
Forum: Old's Cool 02-05-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 14,243
Views: 7,705,372
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Thought some of you might want to see the NSFW...

Thought some of you might want to see the NSFW view of Gilera Girl #2:

http://motorcycle-74.blogspot.com/2011/04/pin-up-with-gilera-motorcycle.html
Forum: Americas 08-08-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 773
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Highly Recommended

The place is absolutely beautiful...

but watch out for the Javelinas. :eek1 :lol3

http://www.saguaro-juniper.com/i_and_i/mammals/javelina/08-12-03LHSC_Javelina%20herd64.jpg
Forum: Racing 07-20-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,258
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
We'll be there.... again

Wifey and I are flying in from Flatistan on Wednesday, staying the night at my son's house in the south bay area. Thursday morning we hop on the Blackbird and head down the PCH. Last year we stayed...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 17,272
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I read your whole report over a few days. Didn't...

I read your whole report over a few days. Didn't want to try and cram it all in with one setting and miss something. I so thoroughly enjoyed it, you made me feel like I was along for the ride, but...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-20-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 131,489
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Ain't it great to have riding partner that...

Ain't it great to have riding partner that doubles as a sleeping partner!

Her first bike, a Dt125 that she started out riding on the dirt roads of the Wildlife Refuge at KSC....
Forum: Racing 05-01-2012, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,084
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Can you indentify this Motard?

A friend of mine took this photo of an interesting looking motard at Loudon over the weekend. The guy said he'd built it himself, but I was wondering what he might have started out with. Thanks.
...
Forum: Americas 01-27-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I Live for Fly & Rides

Don't know about the TSA and tools, I always ship mine ahead of time.

But I can highly recommend Death Valley. Came through there over Thanksgiving last year on CBR1100xx going from the Bay area...
Forum: Americas 01-26-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I've been a to the USGP at Laguna Seca a couple...

I've been a to the USGP at Laguna Seca a couple of times, stayed at the Pine Inn in Carmel last year. Almost $1k for three nights for my wife and I, $250 - $500 a night seems about the norm on the...
Forum: Americas 01-24-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,025
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Cheap Hotel in Salinas for the USGP

I found a cheap hotel in Salinas that may work for the USGP at Laguna Seca.

The Good Nite Inn http://www.goodnite.com/salinas/index.html

Some of the reviews are good, others are horrible. Cost...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 44,733
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Forum: Old's Cool 11-06-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 71,971
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Selling my XV920R

I have my XV920 for sale over in the flea market. Real good running, clean bike with a few mods; Supertrapp, K & N, fork brace, Sargent seat, SS brake lines, carb jetted.

I did replace the neon...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-02-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 582
Views: 223,381
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
It was a Sears something or other. Had a 3.5 hp...

It was a Sears something or other. Had a 3.5 hp Briggs & Stratton. It started the sickness that continues today, with a vengeance.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-20-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6,749
Views: 2,250,869
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
A couple of reasons - Because it's for "very...

A couple of reasons
- Because it's for "very experienced riders".
- It's not real easy to find, (at least from the top).

The park up there at Lake Canasauga makes for a nice stop-over as well.
...
Forum: Regional forums 10-05-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,796
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
The same guy is on Cafe Racer now. Builds some...

The same guy is on Cafe Racer now. Builds some cool bikes too.

I met George Barber one year, got a picture with him. I'm sure he gets tired of it, but didn't act like it.
Forum: Regional forums 09-30-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,796
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
This is such a great event. Been every year,...

This is such a great event. Been every year, this year taking my wife,(hope to have a good time anyway). I usually make it to the AMA races in the spring as well.

Actually this will be her...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-27-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2,594
Views: 742,039
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I was alerted to this one by a regional Craigs...

I was alerted to this one by a regional Craigs List watch thread here on ADV. A really clean all original '85 GPz550. Needed a carb cleaning, now it runs beautifully. Just under 12k miles, got it...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-18-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 393,459
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I got it for $1500, so I might have to post it in...

I got it for $1500, so I might have to post it in the Cheap Bikes thread. :rofl
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-18-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5,562
Views: 393,459
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I saw this one here in this thread a couple of...

I saw this one here in this thread a couple of weeks ago. Now it's sitting in my garage.

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb78/motorcyclefanatic/Motorcycles/Kawi%20GPz550/GPz550_rtsd.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-18-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 2,980,513
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Just got back from a 1500 mile road trip to pick...

Just got back from a 1500 mile road trip to pick up this old girl.

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb78/motorcyclefanatic/Motorcycles/Kawasaki%20H1/KawiH1Trailer1.jpg

A '75 H1 in Lawson...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-07-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 2,980,513
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
My wife and I will most likely be there as well. ...

My wife and I will most likely be there as well. What we'll be riding is still yet to be determined, but we'll both be on something vintage, no doubt.

Cya there.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7,774
Views: 2,980,513
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Hey Mike, you and I met at the VJMC ride from...

Hey Mike, you and I met at the VJMC ride from Fuji's earlier this year. I enjoyed talking to you about the far-flung adventures on the CB, but I believe you were on the Savage that day. I was...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-06-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7,121
Views: 6,307,807
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
^^ Looks like it's good thing you have those...

^^

Looks like it's good thing you have those extra tires.
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