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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-19-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,216
Posted By Morgan Steele
What does TEC stand for? I couldn't find an...

What does TEC stand for? I couldn't find an answer.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-18-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By Morgan Steele
+1 for Dubbelju. I rented a bike from them...

+1 for Dubbelju.

I rented a bike from them for a weekend some years back. They were knowledgable and professional. I would rent from Dubbelju again.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-16-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,230
Posted By Morgan Steele
This IS still the law. But, you MUST also be...

This IS still the law. But, you MUST also be giving a thumbs up signal with your non-throttle hand as you pass law enforcement.
Forum: Thumpers 06-11-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By Morgan Steele
You can ride that bike through the Apocalypse....

You can ride that bike through the Apocalypse. Ride more. Post less.:D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-10-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 438
Posted By Morgan Steele
I only have the VINs on my AZ titles.

I only have the VINs on my AZ titles.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-07-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,151
Posted By Morgan Steele
Chalk this one up to legislators creating a...

Chalk this one up to legislators creating a "solution" looking for a "problem." Legal or not, I'm wearing them. Ear plugs are cheaper than medical premiums and hearing aids.
Forum: Canada 05-30-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,872
Posted By Morgan Steele
It is a sad fact of my life that I will never be...

It is a sad fact of my life that I will never be able to truthfully use this line.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-29-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 620,367
Posted By Morgan Steele
Sounds like a good deal to me. I own a 2000...

Sounds like a good deal to me.

I own a 2000 VFR. I recently replaced my hoses, and upgraded my brake lines to braided stainless steel. You may consider replacing some of the wearables due to the...
Forum: Airheads 05-29-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 13,144
Posted By Morgan Steele
Sounds like you were parking in a community...

Sounds like you were parking in a community governed by a Homeowners Association ("HOA"). HOAs have community rules regarding parking, etc. Your relatives were likely concerned because they did not...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-22-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,866
Posted By Morgan Steele
After she hit you, did you thank her for saving...

After she hit you, did you thank her for saving the world?

Lately, there's something about Prius drivers that is driving me nuts. I had one drag race me last week as 2 lanes merged into 1, and I...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,628
Posted By Morgan Steele
+1 Probably nothing comes from this; but,...

+1

Probably nothing comes from this; but, you never know what law enforcement is able to do with cold cases these days. I think the earlier point regarding the hammer being ground down for use by...
Forum: Battle Scooters 05-22-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,653
Posted By Morgan Steele
Sorry to hear about your deal gone bad. Good...

Sorry to hear about your deal gone bad. Good luck, and thanks for posting.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-14-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,796
Posted By Morgan Steele
+1 Put that $12k in the bank. On the day...

+1

Put that $12k in the bank. On the day you're willing to take out the cash to buy a 2015, do it. But, I expect you'll keep the 2008 and have a boatload of cash to boot.

To quote Mr. Spock: ...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-11-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 8,114
Posted By Morgan Steele
To each his own. I rarely begrudge people who...

To each his own. I rarely begrudge people who decide for themselves how to live their lives.

After reading this thread, I googled "open face helmet motorcycle accident photo." That's all I needed...
Forum: Australia 05-07-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 81,785
Posted By Morgan Steele
Haha! The answer to your questions is: Yes,...

Haha! The answer to your questions is: Yes, they're going to build it... or not!
Forum: Road Warriors 04-29-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,919
Posted By Morgan Steele
The GT1000 is a great bike. I owned one from...

The GT1000 is a great bike. I owned one from 2008-12. It's a beautiful bike, that's fun to ride. Valve adjustments are a 15K interval which is a let better than the 7,500 for previous Ducs.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-22-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
Posted By Morgan Steele
Yes, the website says they service KTM.

Yes, the website says they service KTM.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-20-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By Morgan Steele
Now that you say that, I remember that I had an...

Now that you say that, I remember that I had an issue where my bike basically shutdown on the freeway. Turned out that I had a loose battery terminal connection. It took 8 hours for the shop to...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-20-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By Morgan Steele
Agreed. I would give up a number bike of standard...

Agreed. I would give up a number bike of standard add-ons to have a volt meter.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-19-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By Morgan Steele
He has, but he hasn't received a response that...

He has, but he hasn't received a response that has helped yet. I suppose he thought he could get some help here.

Unfortunately, I can't help as I simply have my tech run a voltage test every once...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-17-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,007
Posted By Morgan Steele
The interwebs are filled with optimistic...

The interwebs are filled with optimistic reporting. Don't fret; do your research and trust your instincts. Then, ride while others talk about how much money they saved.
Forum: Face Plant 04-16-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,656
Posted By Morgan Steele
Good work, you lived to tell the tale! Some days...

Good work, you lived to tell the tale! Some days you're the hammer; some days you're the nail. Cheers!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-15-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By Morgan Steele
The riding in Phoenix is terrific. It's one of...

The riding in Phoenix is terrific. It's one of the reasons I've lived here 30 years. And, you're a short jaunt to California when the urge arises.

Year-around riding; less people; lower...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-15-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,816
Posted By Morgan Steele
If it has "Sheriff Joe" written on it in crayon,...

If it has "Sheriff Joe" written on it in crayon, I know who dropped this.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-15-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,427
Posted By Morgan Steele
Yes. Buell's been through more setbacks, and...

Yes.

Buell's been through more setbacks, and has perservered with greater success than all of his contemporaries. I admire his skill and fortitude competing against global conglomerates. I've...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-15-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,287
Posted By Morgan Steele
Good work, skelley1! I'll be waving to you on the...

Good work, skelley1! I'll be waving to you on the road. Cheers!
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-15-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,246
Posted By Morgan Steele
Hmm, your ideas are intriguing to me, and I wish...

Hmm, your ideas are intriguing to me, and I wish to subscribe to your newsletter.
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,161
Posted By Morgan Steele
My thoughts are that I took my wife to a...

My thoughts are that I took my wife to a Supercross once, and it rained. She was miserable, and will no longer go to a Supercross. Ergo, choose wisely (on your trip and a wife).
Forum: The Garage 04-13-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,386
Posted By Morgan Steele
Yup, and it ultimately led to a class action...

Yup, and it ultimately led to a class action lawsuit. My GT1000 tank deformed, although I did not have the issues that others did. Folks who coated their tanks had mixed results. Ultimately, Ducati...
Forum: Americas 04-11-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,592
Posted By Morgan Steele
Good on ya for the follow-up!

Good on ya for the follow-up!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-10-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,478
Posted By Morgan Steele
I didn't notice that before. Good point.

I didn't notice that before. Good point.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-10-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,478
Posted By Morgan Steele
"I would be afraid I would not have the strength...

"I would be afraid I would not have the strength to do that."

Ditto. Interesting to see how quickly he was exhausted in an emergency situation. Good work here, as both guys kept their heads.
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,606
Posted By Morgan Steele
I've owned a number of Mustangs and my 65 "C"...

I've owned a number of Mustangs and my 65 "C" Code was my favorite. Add/Upgrade the belts. It's cheap insurance. I even added 3 points to the front.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-03-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3,468
Views: 620,367
Posted By Morgan Steele
The good news is that even with a premium price,...

The good news is that even with a premium price, you're likely to get a great bike at a good value.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-13-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,284
Posted By Morgan Steele
+1. I hope they throw the book at him, but that...

+1. I hope they throw the book at him, but that was impressive.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-25-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,153
Posted By Morgan Steele
You just described my marriage. Good luck with...

You just described my marriage. Good luck with the new bike!
Forum: Road Warriors 01-25-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,929
Posted By Morgan Steele
La risposta facile: Ducati.

La risposta facile: Ducati.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-24-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,965
Posted By Morgan Steele
Good for you. I hope it brings you good luck. I...

Good for you. I hope it brings you good luck. I have an XCX in my sights as I've given up on the Africa Twin. I keep bikes a long time so Honda can suggit (despite the fact that I have a 2000 and...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-24-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,965
Posted By Morgan Steele
Sweet. Details, please.

Sweet. Details, please.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-16-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,264
Posted By Morgan Steele
Tough sledding ahead. But, if you're committed,...

Tough sledding ahead. But, if you're committed, you can start here:

https://help.cbp.gov/app/answers/detail/a_id/297/~/permanently-importing-a-motorcycle. I think you'll also be dealing with EPA,...
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