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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 05:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,129
Posted By Motor7
x2 I suspect they were short handed,...........

x2

I suspect they were short handed,........ an instructor should have worked with you one on one teaching clutch control until you had it down, then returned you to the group. Some students just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 11:10 PM
Replies: 27,621
Views: 6,577,308
Posted By Motor7
Uhummmm, did anybody else catch this: ...

Uhummmm, did anybody else catch this:
http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj141/motorseven/chunky.jpg

That must be the new "Chunky Trucker Dude" emblem.....now available in Chrome:clap
Forum: Face plant Yesterday, 10:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 889
Posted By Motor7
Well Twist I have seen guys go off road on big...

Well Twist I have seen guys go off road on big bikes with street tires and really struggle. I agree TKS80's did not contribute(good choice)........Charlie Mike
Forum: Face plant Yesterday, 10:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By Motor7
Maaaaaybeee it was that new half a mil life...

Maaaaaybeee it was that new half a mil life insurance policy he just took out:evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 10:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,277
Posted By Motor7
That's what I was thinking. We should...

That's what I was thinking.

We should all.....ummmm....do a double strap...or "lashing" if you will......
Forum: Face plant 04-15-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 889
Posted By Motor7
Blur, going down sucks, glad it is only a...

Blur, going down sucks, glad it is only a collarbone. Just out of curiosity, what kind of tires are you running? I'm going to add a Wee to the DRZ stable and am studying the whole tire thing.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-10-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 786
Posted By Motor7
Same here, I tried to put the topo's on an disc,...

Same here, I tried to put the topo's on an disc, but it could not read the content of the SD card. I am guessing it needs a specific program or the content is locked.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-10-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 786
Posted By Motor7
Yep, I am starting from zero here, all this is...

Yep, I am starting from zero here, all this is new to me, so it's one stumble and mistake after another:ddog. I have used gps's in cars, but never plotted a route, never loaded a new map & the only...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,260
Posted By Motor7
Hey at least you didn't eat rear bumper! Bet you...

Hey at least you didn't eat rear bumper! Bet you won't ever do that again:evil
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-08-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 786
Posted By Motor7
Ok, I figured it out. First I had to download and...

Ok, I figured it out. First I had to download and install Mapsource: http://www8.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=209

Then I downloaded a program that adjusts for different GPS software:...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-08-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,825
Posted By Motor7
Ok, I could not see or get the topo's to load...

Ok, I could not see or get the topo's to load onto the 1490T. They were not a Garmin branded product, so I am sending them back to the seller. I could not even find a program that could open them on...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-08-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 786
Posted By Motor7
I might have to do this. I got the topo's...

I might have to do this. I got the topo's yesterday and spent over an hour trying to open them both on the 1490T and my computer with zero success. I guess I am going to have to go with a true Garmin...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-06-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 55,534
Posted By Motor7
...and what was her name??????:D

...and what was her name??????:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 27,621
Views: 6,577,308
Posted By Motor7
Yep, not saying it's right, but I have done it...

Yep, not saying it's right, but I have done it myself(once) and seen it performed a few times without the mandatory ACL repair.....sometimes you just get lucky. The correct move inmho is to slow down...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 27,621
Views: 6,577,308
Posted By Motor7
Guessing he only has 99% faith in his knobs on...

Guessing he only has 99% faith in his knobs on asphalt....and I don't blame him at all, sometimes they just let go for no good reason.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-06-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 786
Posted By Motor7
Open Street does show the secondaries, but not...

Open Street does show the secondaries, but not all rivers creeks/streams. I think I am just going to wait until the Topo's arrive and see if I can do anything with them.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-06-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 786
Posted By Motor7
I'm using their maps, the ones that pop up in the...

I'm using their maps, the ones that pop up in the beginning...US/Tennessee....they look like Homer Simpson drew them, even the Clinch river is a series of straight lines.......sheesh.

I tried...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-06-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 786
Posted By Motor7
Oh boy this is gonna be fun eh? At least I...

Oh boy this is gonna be fun eh? At least I figured there would be somewhat detailed maps there already but I guess Garmin is going to make me build it from scratch.

I have topo's enroute on a...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-05-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 786
Posted By Motor7
Basecamp Q......

I just downloaded it....but it does not show any secondary roads....not even zoomed all the way >in<. What am I doing wrong?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By Motor7
I don't see any left hand turn. Most kickstands...

I don't see any left hand turn. Most kickstands will just drag, not flip you. I think he just hit the curb all on his own. 36 seconds of putting his gloves on...{yawn}....+ camera pointing down too...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-05-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,825
Posted By Motor7
Grin, I tried it today and you're right it, the...

Grin, I tried it today and you're right it, the 1490 does think it is a computer, but if you let it completely boot up(green line goes across the bottom of the screen) then wait another 30 seconds...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-05-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,825
Posted By Motor7
Thanks Grin for the heads up. I also have a cig...

Thanks Grin for the heads up. I also have a cig lighter pigtail adapter for the Battery Tender, so if I have to I can use it with a regular car charger. I am trying to avoid that while riding since...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-05-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,825
Posted By Motor7
Ok I am going to try one & picked up a 1490T on...

Ok I am going to try one & picked up a 1490T on fleabay for $44. I also ordered the eastern half US topos on a micro SD for $18, RAM handlebar mount for $37, a Battery Tender USB adapter that plugs...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-04-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 55,534
Posted By Motor7
Damn FullMonte, looking at your pic's, I am sorry...

Damn FullMonte, looking at your pic's, I am sorry I got there late on Friday.....I would have loved to have been on that ride. Count me >in< next year:D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 23,412
Posted By Motor7
Ramps and Dark Beer on tap????? That there is...

Ramps and Dark Beer on tap????? That there is pure heaven:clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-31-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 55,534
Posted By Motor7
Trailer Rail, sorry to hear about your bud....

Trailer Rail, sorry to hear about your bud. Whenever a dog that has graced my life dies I always cry like a baby. When you're ready a new pup will surely help.


Well, my rescue mission is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-30-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 55,534
Posted By Motor7
Sorry for the big green & white road block on...

Sorry for the big green & white road block on Steer Creek this AM.

Had the Shag Wag towed to Madisonville & the O'Reilly's auto parts parking lot. Tore it down & found the RF axle bearing...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-26-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 55,534
Posted By Motor7
Negative.....don't make any excuses!!!:jkam OWN...

Negative.....don't make any excuses!!!:jkam OWN your comfort....I do & I am driving this:
http://i271.photobucket.com/albums/jj141/motorseven/shaggin%20waggin/CamperVan003.jpg

A soft-Er bed, a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 27,621
Views: 6,577,308
Posted By Motor7
No, the fail is you should never allow a Pumpkin...

No, the fail is you should never allow a Pumpkin Neck to be visible.

:D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 55,534
Posted By Motor7
Now you done gone & gave him an ideer....better...

Now you done gone & gave him an ideer....better make it a running bitch slap ........
http://i1201.photobucket.com/albums/bb356/littlecr0w/funny/4df853a6_e96c_25f8.gif
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 27,621
Views: 6,577,308
Posted By Motor7
64 degrees...holeeey shit!

64 degrees...holeeey shit!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 27,621
Views: 6,577,308
Posted By Motor7
I think I have a good grasp of the techniques,...

I think I have a good grasp of the techniques, but I second guess them when I see photo's like that. What I really want to do is go to a sportbike school.....there is a lot of practical application I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 27,621
Views: 6,577,308
Posted By Motor7
Makes sense. I still have too many years of slow...

Makes sense. I still have too many years of slow speed counter leaning ingrained into my pea brain and a lot to learn at speed.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 27,621
Views: 6,577,308
Posted By Motor7
I don't have bags like this, so here is an honest...

I don't have bags like this, so here is an honest question. The bag is on the pavement, so if he leaned into the turn more it would push more bag onto the pavement which would pivot the bike removing...
Forum: Face plant 03-15-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,783
Posted By Motor7
^ditto I cringe even more when they dawdle...

^ditto

I cringe even more when they dawdle besides a 18 Wheeler & it's usually a fuel tanker sporting the 1203 placards.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-15-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1,163
Views: 55,534
Posted By Motor7
Shine? hmmmm, we all know it is illegal to sell,...

Shine? hmmmm, we all know it is illegal to sell, so one would have to give it away....donations might be accepted.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,185
Posted By Motor7
Ditto The earbuds double as earplugs & I...

Ditto

The earbuds double as earplugs & I keep the volume down as low as possible and still hear the music. Riding without earplugs makes my tinnitus way worse, even for a short run.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,943
Posted By Motor7
I had never heard of Compartment Syndrome until...

I had never heard of Compartment Syndrome until about a year ago. I had just spent two years building my own 2,400 sq ft log house by myself and managed to avoid the ER room during that time. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,185
Posted By Motor7
I got tired of the earbud wires catching on...

I got tired of the earbud wires catching on everything. So the last time I was in the Verizon store I bought the rechargeable Motorola Buds Bluetooth Headset. I have all my music in my phone, plus I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-07-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,490
Posted By Motor7
Oh alright...twist my arm.....but HBS must sample...

Oh alright...twist my arm.....but HBS must sample the product to make sure it meets all requirements right? I will go scout and give a full wee-port asap.
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