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Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By BUBB
I have had a mechanic tell me he could tell if...

I have had a mechanic tell me he could tell if they were out of adj just by listening to the engine. I've suspected he may have been just messing with me.... but ever since then, I've really...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,123
Posted By BUBB
but isn't it out of warranty on time - 36 months?...

but isn't it out of warranty on time - 36 months?

BTW, mine was out of warranty in about 10 months - had 39K on it the first year....
Forum: Americas 03-12-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,315
Posted By BUBB
Central BBQ - Memphis ...

Central BBQ - Memphis

http://cindy.smugmug.com/Other/Droid/i-HFDbnd8/0/M/2011-08-17-132508-M.jpg
Forum: Americas 03-12-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,315
Posted By BUBB
Dreamland - Tuscaloosa ...

Dreamland - Tuscaloosa
http://cindy.smugmug.com/Hobbies/Geocaching/P1010004/69388490_B2Duh-O.jpg
Forum: Americas 03-12-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,315
Posted By BUBB
this place is .... different and memorable... ...

this place is .... different and memorable...

http://cindy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Texas-Trip-April-22-2005/PICT1707/20483115_J2nkH-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 03-10-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,633
Posted By BUBB
Not red, not orange... has a nice rich...

Not red, not orange... has a nice rich copper/gold color. so nice!
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2012, 03:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,226
Posted By BUBB
Yah, me too. I can't even look at it long.

Yah, me too. I can't even look at it long.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,633
Posted By BUBB
Beautiful color - did you ever consider not...

Beautiful color - did you ever consider not having the "1200" black on white on the tank?
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-27-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,432
Posted By BUBB
Sweet looking bike. Although I've been to...

Sweet looking bike.

Although I've been to Europe several times, I've never ridden much outside the USA. The last time was in the Bahamas. (The switch-over from riding on the Left from the USA...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-26-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,432
Posted By BUBB
Good job. I enjoyed pausing the playback...

Good job.

I enjoyed pausing the playback to the read signs.
Remarkable change of scenery too.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-26-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,533
Posted By BUBB
LOL, you made it look too easy!

LOL, you made it look too easy!
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2012, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,533
Posted By BUBB
Wow - Very pretty - I have some questions: ...

Wow - Very pretty -

I have some questions:

Why is the rider standing all the time?
What was he doing at the rear wheel?
Is that sand as slippery as beach-type sand?
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2012, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,638
Posted By BUBB
great shot - where is this?

great shot - where is this?
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,638
Posted By BUBB
I like this one: ...

I like this one:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7208/6889543377_0e4aabe789_z.jpg
Forum: Battle scooters 02-03-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,543
Posted By BUBB
I don't want to hurt your feelings, but I think...

I don't want to hurt your feelings, but I think that is one ugly machine!
What is it?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 951
Views: 90,981
Posted By BUBB
What, if anything, ever happened to this guy? I...

What, if anything, ever happened to this guy? I may be imagining it, but I thought he wasn't/able to ride anymore.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-23-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,915
Posted By BUBB
My Vino has been welded so many times the shop...

My Vino has been welded so many times the shop said, "don't bring it back."
Last time they welded it, they reinforced it.

The header bolts have broken also.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,762,767
Posted By BUBB
Interesting that he's hanging off a bit but his...

Interesting that he's hanging off a bit but his lean angle seems to be more than the guy who's not.... ???
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,762,767
Posted By BUBB
I'm done.

I'm done.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,762,767
Posted By BUBB
You misquoted me. I went to great lengths...

You misquoted me.

I went to great lengths to qualify my reasoning and you blew past it.

On a straightaway a Goldwing or touring bike or decent sized naked bike is faster.
On a very tight...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,762,767
Posted By BUBB
To tell the truth, I have never "paced" a...

To tell the truth, I have never "paced" a lightweight DS or SM on the Gap.
However, I have run with sport bikes on the GAP. I am a good rider and seem to have a knack for picking lines through...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2011, 02:47 PM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,762,767
Posted By BUBB
Are you saying that you would be quicker on the...

Are you saying that you would be quicker on the Gap with the CBR?

I would suspect you are better than a "good" rider. You get on the gas too hard too quick on that CBR and you are going to have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,762,767
Posted By BUBB
Well I really did ride a good part of the Dragon...

Well I really did ride a good part of the Dragon standing up on the pegs. The torque range, brakes and suspension of the GS made it sort of easy. To me, a GS is a really good match for the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,762,767
Posted By BUBB
I've done a big part of the Dragon standing on my...

I've done a big part of the Dragon standing on my pegs. (It lowers the center of gravity.)
Don't know why more folk don't do it that way. I wish I had a picture to share with you.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,450
Posted By BUBB
doesn't count if you don't take a picture..... ...

doesn't count if you don't take a picture.....



lol just kidding. Glad it wasn't worse.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-08-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 20,813
Posted By BUBB
http://cindy.smugmug.com/Other/his-stuff/today/596...

http://cindy.smugmug.com/Other/his-stuff/today/59655974_ePoeH-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,260
Posted By BUBB
Love those Vespas! ...

Love those Vespas!
http://cindy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/VespaHarley/P1010010/100290093_CQYjG-M.jpg
http://cindy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Scooters/P1010010/39663388_nS7wc-M.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,762,767
Posted By BUBB
bugs

bugs
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,762,767
Posted By BUBB
Last time Bubbwife and I were up there, she met a...

Last time Bubbwife and I were up there, she met a cruiser in her lane.

She said he just grinned at her as he passed her on her RIGHT.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,762,767
Posted By BUBB
I pretty sure: That CPR is useless on...

I pretty sure:



That CPR is useless on blunt force trauma.
There are lots of corners that can safely be cut on the Dragon, but they shouldn't be cut by accident or on purpose.
A bullet...
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,260
Posted By BUBB
Greek to English translation here...

Greek to English translation here (http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=el&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&layout=2&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fworldvespa.wordpress.com%2F)

Those are some tough...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,762,767
Posted By BUBB
I just don't know. Maybe the linked brakes...

I just don't know. Maybe the linked brakes "settle" the suspension on a GS...? I do know that the back end of my bike has never left the ground under any braking I have done and I have braked many...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,762,767
Posted By BUBB
I am unaware of a way to turn the "linking" of...

I am unaware of a way to turn the "linking" of the brakes - I put on the front brake - it always activated the back brakes.

I have turned off the ABS before.

BTW - I have been on the front...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-03-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,762,767
Posted By BUBB
Guys, I am amazed. I have many times grabbed the...

Guys, I am amazed. I have many times grabbed the front brake about as hard as I thought was possible - hard enough to where the ABS was kicking in on hard level pavement and never got the idea the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-03-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,762,767
Posted By BUBB
You don't get front end dive on a GS. In my...

You don't get front end dive on a GS.

In my opinion (based on a couple hundred thousand miles on a GS) if it were possible to brake hard enough to get the back end of a GS off the ground, the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,762,767
Posted By BUBB
viral photographs!

viral photographs!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 35,115
Views: 8,762,767
Posted By BUBB
thumbs up! You should send that back to 129...

thumbs up! You should send that back to 129 photos.
Forum: Battle scooters 10-08-2011, 06:47 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 25,036
Posted By BUBB
The local Harley dealership hosted a "demo fleet"...

The local Harley dealership hosted a "demo fleet" for test rides yesterday and today. I had about 45 minutes for lunch so I rode my Vino over to see if I could catch a ride.

Half the parking lot...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-27-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 25,036
Posted By BUBB
Nope

Nope
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 13,371
Posted By BUBB
Maybe it was for the best it wasn't this...

Maybe it was for the best it wasn't this weekend...

My wife and I did one a while back. She was riding a Suzuki Intruder 800
- me the 1150 GS. Stopped, had a full meal and a few hours of motel...
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