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Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2010, 05:04 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 125,532
Posted By 65fl
Yes, I'm too old, fat and slow for a '84 CR500. I...

Yes, I'm too old, fat and slow for a '84 CR500. I rode it once, put it away for the winter then sold it for twice what I paid for it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2009, 06:40 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,927
Posted By 65fl
Which is exactly why I wave at scooters. It is...

Which is exactly why I wave at scooters. It is hilarious watching them fly through the ditches trying to get away from me.
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2009, 04:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,949
Posted By 65fl
Try other plugs, or trim these. If they touch...

Try other plugs, or trim these. If they touch your helmet liner they can transmit the booming noise.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-29-2008, 04:53 AM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,364,599
Posted By 65fl
Very nice, they fit in nice and tight, look great...

Very nice, they fit in nice and tight, look great and for the price seem to be a great value.
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 18,153
Posted By 65fl
Pizza?

Pizza?
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-18-2008, 08:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,052
Posted By 65fl
I put my money down in Nov., parked it in my...

I put my money down in Nov., parked it in my garage 8/27.
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-16-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7,750
Views: 2,552,672
Posted By 65fl
Denali, it came off my Dakar. At first glance I...

Denali, it came off my Dakar. At first glance I didn't think it would work out, but I've had it on for a couple of weeks now and like it. It does not block the ignition nor power outlet. As long as I...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-15-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7,750
Views: 2,552,672
Posted By 65fl
Picked this up 8/27, I've been a happy camper...

Picked this up 8/27, I've been a happy camper ever since.

<table style="width: auto;"><tbody><tr><td>http://lh6.ggpht.com/1965fl/SM8TXs2wdZI/AAAAAAAAAXI/IpvMLaQ8ke8/s800/P1010835.JPG...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,617
Posted By 65fl
Just strap a skid plate to your belly and go for...

Just strap a skid plate to your belly and go for it.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-27-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,364,599
Posted By 65fl
Pretty huh? That is the bike I took home tonight,...

Pretty huh? That is the bike I took home tonight, nothing but :D:D:D going on here. No pictures, didn't get home until after dark. I'm extremely happy with it, it is the bike I always wished the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2007, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,364,599
Posted By 65fl
Eeeww!

Eeeww!
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,799
Posted By 65fl
I tried it the last time I changed tires in the...

I tried it the last time I changed tires in the garage, wanted to see if I could get it to work. I couldn't. I ended up using the vice.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2007, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 209,594
Posted By 65fl
It wasn't even close, but on the way to the...

It wasn't even close, but on the way to the grocery store this morning I see this cute little 5 year old struggling with a wagon trying to get it to stop. It was rolling down the slight slope of her...
Forum: Face plant 03-18-2007, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,387
Posted By 65fl
You have a very funny kid.

You have a very funny kid.
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2006, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By 65fl
http://www.wolfmanluggage.com/03Tank/Denali.html ...

http://www.wolfmanluggage.com/03Tank/Denali.html


65fl
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2006, 02:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,712
Posted By 65fl
I hope she's not towing up and down hills with a...

I hope she's not towing up and down hills with a loaded two horse trailer or at least has a brake controller on it. Perhaps she has one of those nice aluminum trailers and small horses. The limits...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2006, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By 65fl
Someone will correct me if I'm wrong but I think...

Someone will correct me if I'm wrong but I think the road south of Deckers is still closed.

65fl
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2006, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By 65fl
I think this is the article you are referencing: ...

I think this is the article you are referencing:
http://www.motorcyclistonline.com/gearbox/motorcycle_helmet_review/

65fl
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2006, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,761
Posted By 65fl
Sounds like you had a hoot. Great story and great...

Sounds like you had a hoot. Great story and great pics. :clap

65fl
Forum: Face plant 07-27-2006, 08:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,542
Posted By 65fl
I caught it too, but just assumed you were from...

I caught it too, but just assumed you were from one of those 'weird' parts of the world where you drive on the wrong side of the road. :D

Here's a story about a person oblivious to thier...
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2006, 02:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By 65fl
CBT Lites is what I wear and love them. There is...

CBT Lites is what I wear and love them. There is alway's a trade off between protection and comfort, where that line is is up to you.

65fl
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2006, 02:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 927
Posted By 65fl
I have a pair of Olympia gloves with silicone gel...

I have a pair of Olympia gloves with silicone gel in the palms. Had them since September and have ridden about 7K miles wearing them. They seem to work well controlling the effects of vibrations, I...
Forum: Face plant 06-15-2006, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,591
Posted By 65fl
I witnessed one of the strangest events this...

I witnessed one of the strangest events this morning during my commute into work. Picture this, a straight stretch of 2 lane road, good visibility, doing about 55. A doe pops out of the brush, stops...
Forum: Face plant 05-31-2006, 09:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,683
Posted By 65fl
Its beak?

Its beak?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2006, 11:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 779
Posted By 65fl
They are talking about US delveries at the end of...

They are talking about US delveries at the end of 2006.
http://www.carver-europe.com

Looks like fun, but for a projected price of $45,000 I think I'll pass.

65fl
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-05-2006, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,194
Posted By 65fl
How to get a title in Colorado?

I want to buy a beater bike (enduro) that can be legally riden on the street, but don't want to spend a bunch of money.

Looking at ad's it seems like there is a premium for bikes which are...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2006, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,082
Posted By 65fl
Mostly for measuring valve shims and reloading. I...

Mostly for measuring valve shims and reloading. I forgot to look at Midway, they're a good outfit, I have purchased from them before. I don't need super accuracy, 0.001" ought to do it. I only need a...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2006, 08:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,082
Posted By 65fl
Help me buy a micrometer

I've lived life long enough without one. The few times I have needed one I just borrowed a friends. But I have been having a hell of a time reading the measurements. My near vision has been getting...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2006, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By 65fl
You bet, two summers ago. Fantastic area, the...

You bet, two summers ago. Fantastic area, the roads are not bad at all, a civic could handle it. Little shade out there though, take plenty of water. A break down would suck. There wasn't a whole lot...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2006, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 598
Posted By 65fl
How about this bike ...

I am still on my quest for a reliable beater/loaner. Something easy to ride, easy to register for on road use, though it will see mostly dirt. A bike I can leave at the cabin over the summer and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2006, 07:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,223
Posted By 65fl
'03 Dakar is plenty happy on 85 ocatane, even...

'03 Dakar is plenty happy on 85 ocatane, even with the 10% ethanol winter mix. Haven't tried it yet with MTBE, don't know if they still sell that stuff around here anymore.

65fl
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2006, 10:04 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,467
Posted By 65fl
Thanks for leading us Monty and to the folks who...

Thanks for leading us Monty and to the folks who put this great ride together. It was a hoot exploring a little piece of the cold war history. I have not checked my pictures yet, but if I got...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2006, 07:41 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,467
Posted By 65fl
I'm still in. 65fl

I'm still in.

65fl
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-21-2006, 08:07 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,467
Posted By 65fl
Since I'm not too familiar with anything north of...

Since I'm not too familiar with anything north of E-470, I'm assuming we are taking about this place?

http://www.petesrestaurants.com/universityParkcafe.html


As Deano955 said: "What ever,...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2006, 12:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,158
Posted By 65fl
I picked up a 2003 Dakar this fall with 1200...

I picked up a 2003 Dakar this fall with 1200 miles on it for less then $7K. Then they dropped the price on the new ones, so if I had waited I might have gotten the price even lower. But that's OK,...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-20-2006, 08:48 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,467
Posted By 65fl
I would love to join in on this. I would be...

I would love to join in on this. I would be coming up from Castle Rock so a southern meet point would be great.

65fl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2006, 05:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,554
Posted By 65fl
You too huh? I haven't given much thought to the...

You too huh? I haven't given much thought to the issue you raise though, I tend not to ride much on something with a serious camber. If I do I just do what feels right. Look forward to see what...
Forum: Face plant 02-15-2006, 04:08 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,112
Posted By 65fl
Different then my experience, but I've only owned...

Different then my experience, but I've only owned two front wheel drive vehicles. Oh well, I learn something new every day.
Forum: Face plant 02-15-2006, 04:05 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,112
Posted By 65fl
I agree, I think about it all the time. In fact,...

I agree, I think about it all the time. In fact, it is one of the reasons I like commuting, it forces me to focus and in the process clears my mind of lifes problems.

Though I'm sorry this women...
Forum: Face plant 02-15-2006, 11:57 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,112
Posted By 65fl
Given that we are really taking about parking...

Given that we are really taking about parking brakes, and discounting all-wheel drive cars please give some common examples of vehicles with the parking brake attached to the non-driven wheels. I've...
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