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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 32,945
Views: 8,031,901
Posted By occasionaldirt
what?

federal diesel tax is 6 cents more per gallon than gasoline... what are you blathering about? Do you manage country-wide refining operations for oil majors & deal with refinery economics? :norton
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,387
Posted By occasionaldirt
bmw r1100s

probably won't get Ohlins for $4k.. but, maybe cases. Dead reliable, even rear-end can be had for $300, like working on a 1980's pickup. Fast as you wanna be on public roads & turns heads unless you...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 394
Views: 107,154
Posted By occasionaldirt
bodywork removal...

Following the instructions first time will take 20-30 minutes to locate 'hidden' fasteners... after that, 10minutes to remove 6 fasteners per front fairing panel - hardly 'several hours'.:norton
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 868,743
Posted By occasionaldirt
BMW R1100s

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv268/jasonfarrington/r1100s1.jpg (http://s690.photobucket.com/user/jasonfarrington/media/r1100s1.jpg.html)
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Forum: Road warriors 10-22-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,609
Views: 226,493
Posted By occasionaldirt
Sport-tourer, 2004 BMW R1100s

A bit under-powered, but plenty of go for my 2-lane Western US runs & oh so versatile!

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv268/jasonfarrington/r1100s1.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,362
Posted By occasionaldirt
Word

Live near many sections of twisty lonely interstate - Utah & West Colorado. But, even the posted 50mph stretch on I70 in Glenwood only gets interesting at 80-100 mph... too fast for cages with cell...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,320
Posted By occasionaldirt
Nope

Defeat what? My detector picks up radar and laser all the time & saves my ass at least once a month. Just last Saturday in fact FROM 3 MILES AWAY between Lake Powell and the Grand Canyon - State...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,320
Posted By occasionaldirt
Bs

Comment only valid in a vacuum in which you and the Leo are all alone... majority of the time brakelights and/or early warning detector will notify you of trooper activity long before you can be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,320
Posted By occasionaldirt
miles in front

No guarantees in anything, but my detector has saved me expense many times over by picking up the instant-on demise of those travelling ahead of me - many times 3-5 miles away. Blind faith and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,320
Posted By occasionaldirt
good tip

Also, remember to not eat things that have "Do not eat" printed on them, and look for cars before crossing the street. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 107,154
Posted By occasionaldirt
mileage

My 1100s broke in at around 15k, smoother.
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,509
Posted By occasionaldirt
r1100s

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv268/jasonfarrington/r1100s1.jpg (http://s690.photobucket.com/user/jasonfarrington/media/r1100s1.jpg.html)
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Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 107,154
Posted By occasionaldirt
not enough photos in here

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv268/jasonfarrington/Axio1.jpg (http://s690.photobucket.com/user/jasonfarrington/media/Axio1.jpg.html)
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Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 21,529
Posted By occasionaldirt
I'm sure some BMW owners are claiming they can go...

I'm sure some BMW owners are claiming they can go way faster than 128 mph on their r1200s, which is what the test showed.

Cakeeater[/QUOTE]


1200rtp or 1200s? My s pulls right to 140.
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 69,489
Posted By occasionaldirt
tongue weight

Gotcha. Just feeling the cringe you must feel when turning and hearing that noise, especially late at night... having experienced it in a buddy's rig - monster toy hauler with our track bikes in the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 69,489
Posted By occasionaldirt
Leveler even required?

Guys I know with those levelers are pulling houses... I've heard that heinous noise they make, seems the Raptor with air bags wouldn't even notice the 19' Airstream... that thing could be pulled with...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-10-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 7,975
Posted By occasionaldirt
Ruckus 150

:evil

http://i690.photobucket.com/albums/vv268/jasonfarrington/ruckus150.jpg (http://s690.photobucket.com/user/jasonfarrington/media/ruckus150.jpg.html)

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 22,352
Posted By occasionaldirt
A CBR would be just fine with 3 gears, more so...

A CBR would be just fine with 3 gears, more so than a bike with a shorter rpm range. 1st thru 3rd on a CBR would give access to all the power, near zero shifting on canyon/mountain roads(2nd gear all...
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 107,154
Posted By occasionaldirt
Eh? Owned since new. These break in around 20k... Low...

Owned since new. These break in around 20k... Low mileage used ones can be had for 6k.:eek1

<a href="http://s690.photobucket.com/albums/vv268/jasonfarrington/?action=view&amp;current=Axio1.jpg"...
Forum: Beasts 10-30-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 17,068
Views: 4,949,912
Posted By occasionaldirt
ready to pack

rack doubles as rear crash bars
Forum: Beasts 10-30-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17,068
Views: 4,949,912
Posted By occasionaldirt
power coated exhaust

rear and side rack
Forum: Beasts 10-30-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17,068
Views: 4,949,912
Posted By occasionaldirt
1989 For Sale in Colorado

Riding mostly road with r1100s purchase last summer... this has to go!
XR650 suspension, corbin, custom racks, new tires, every bearing is new. original parts included. $2250?
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