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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-22-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 7,346
Views: 2,497,278
Posted By vcvarmitcong
The irony. ...

The irony.



http://i919.photobucket.com/albums/ad34/ducnoise/other%20stuff/recoverydollars_zps4d282e5d.jpg...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,506
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Best wishes, but the enviro nuts are winning and...

Best wishes, but the enviro nuts are winning and will continue to win in the long run. They're all Democrats btw. They practically own N.C. We can only dream of the riding that those in the west...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 10,112
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Sage advice.:nod I think that this is what...

Sage advice.:nod
I think that this is what makes a valuable RR...telling what you are thinking during the trip and how it relates to your "former" life.

4 in 19? Try 1 in 21.:waysad And, I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-12-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Their land, their rules. Ever tried...

Their land, their rules.

Ever tried camping two nights at Havasu Falls?:evil

For Party of 4: 2 adults, 2 children ages 14 & 10 Hiking in and camping for 2 nights

<table...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-16-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,833
Posted By vcvarmitcong
4 fellows died in that truck back in the 50's. ...

4 fellows died in that truck back in the 50's. One fell to the bottom and the other 3 had to be cut out of it by some very brave fellows who were suspended by rope. That bridge is made of boulders,...
Forum: Face plant 09-16-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,555
Posted By vcvarmitcong
I hope that your brother recovers soon and gets...

I hope that your brother recovers soon and gets back out there. I will be thinking about him and wishing him well.

I ride solo. I ride as fast as I feel and I crash. Most of the time they know...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 23,735
Posted By vcvarmitcong
IN. BD, you don't know me, but I owe you a...

IN.

BD, you don't know me, but I owe you a great deal. Your RR's helped to make a lot of people happy in my family this year. Thank you so much!:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-16-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,833
Posted By vcvarmitcong
There is just something about GSE. Can't get it...

There is just something about GSE. Can't get it out of my head.:norton Mesmerizing.

Anyway, if you remember crossing a small bridge on Skutumpah/Deer Springs this is what's down there. Then...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 35,523
Views: 8,976,742
Posted By vcvarmitcong
He is already through the turn and transitioning...

He is already through the turn and transitioning for the righty coming up.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,682
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Eh, take it as a compliment if it makes you feel...

Eh, take it as a compliment if it makes you feel good. I would have head butted her, spun her around and then kicked her in the ass, but that just me.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-16-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,495
Posted By vcvarmitcong
:rofl You are asking for an AP by not having...

:rofl

You are asking for an AP by not having those reflectors? That's hilarious! If they don't see the tail light or brake light, the reflectors ain't gonna help ya bud.

Sheesh, The People's...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Two days in early July, the traffic was the worst...

Two days in early July, the traffic was the worst of a 30 day excursion. There are simply a lot of people there...going places. You can cut the traffic by more than half when you travel at the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,406
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Ter mig NO nee? (Per rel E) or (Pi rel...

Ter mig NO nee?

(Per rel E) or (Pi rel E)

(Metz ler) or (Met zel er)

(Mar ZO kee) or (Marz zock kee)

(O leenz) or (O linz)
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 14,032
Posted By vcvarmitcong
I agree about the Kelty...EXCEPT for one thing...

I agree about the Kelty...EXCEPT for one thing that I haven't seen mentioned here and I had never considered myself. How noisy is the tent when there's wind? This one drove me BSC on a couple of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-23-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By vcvarmitcong
^ Yep, lots of good stuff there. Also from...

^ Yep, lots of good stuff there.

Also from BRP, north of Boone, Elk Creek to Darby to Buffalo Cove Road to 268 (mostly narrow two lane highway)

From Blowing Rock, 221 toward Linville, then...
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 24,349
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Those are excellent. I think you'll be happy. ...

Those are excellent. I think you'll be happy.

Here's another S:
http://www.ducati.ms/forums/128-bikes/395233-2005-ducati-999s-superbike-monoposto-10k-miles-ohlins-brembo-termi-exhaust.html
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 31,573
Posted By vcvarmitcong
That spot is hidden in plain view. We plopped on...

That spot is hidden in plain view. We plopped on 6/21 about 50 yards from their site.
Forum: Vendors 05-14-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 87,556
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Hi Tony. I've been trying to stitch together a...

Hi Tony. I've been trying to stitch together a trip for over a year now for this coming JUNE! About 3 weeks ago, boom! MAJOR REWRITE! I think that I can now benefit greatly from your knowledge...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,850
Posted By vcvarmitcong
What if flat produces bead popping off the rim? ...

What if flat produces bead popping off the rim? Does anyone here carry a small can of ether. I've used it dozens of times on truck tires, but haven't had the chance yet on a moto.
Forum: Americas 01-15-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,995
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Hey Bill. I have no knowledge to give regarding...

Hey Bill. I have no knowledge to give regarding your trip, I'm just saying that I wish you the best. I live in Morganton, just up the road from you and I will be doing my first big ride to CO and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 34,062
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Jordan, this is the best RR I've ever read. So...

Jordan, this is the best RR I've ever read. So easy to follow, and the vids and the music are tops.

I'm building my Hypermotard now for this and I'll be in your tracks in '14. Thank you.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-06-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3,645
Views: 1,572,991
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Burger time for track buddy

http://i919.photobucket.com/albums/ad34/ducnoise/PEYTON999_zps151f2d49.jpg (http://s919.photobucket.com/user/ducnoise/media/PEYTON999_zps151f2d49.jpg.html)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-23-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 636,163
Posted By vcvarmitcong
http://i919.photobucket.com/albums/ad34/ducnoise/B...

http://i919.photobucket.com/albums/ad34/ducnoise/BURKESGARDENVA_zps1699b1c9.jpg (http://s919.photobucket.com/user/ducnoise/media/BURKESGARDENVA_zps1699b1c9.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 76,640
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Some really cool bikes in here.:thumb ...

Some really cool bikes in here.:thumb


Here's mine.
http://i919.photobucket.com/albums/ad34/ducnoise/HyperatBurkesGarden_zps286f3c57.jpg...
Forum: Americas 05-16-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Look me up if you need anything.

Look me up if you need anything.
Forum: Americas 05-16-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By vcvarmitcong
:clap The last time I went it was on a...

:clap

The last time I went it was on a weekend in May. There were 6 Harley riders from Florida who seemed to have never seen a curve. They would not yield. Following them directly was an old ...
Forum: Americas 05-16-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By vcvarmitcong
You could go by TMO http://www.tellicomoto.com/...

You could go by TMO http://www.tellicomoto.com/ while you are there. The book store next door has detailed forest svc. maps. The first time I was in town, we kinda ended up there by accident. We...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,598
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Well, I think that these boots are the best...

Well, I think that these boots are the best answer for me. I've been track and sport riding with perf'd A* Supertechs and they are bulletproof. I bought them used from a guy who'd crashed them 3...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 49,648
Posted By vcvarmitcong
OP, best wishes on your search. Lots of...

OP, best wishes on your search.

Lots of compromises. I'm going to try something different. I have a D5100 for which I am going to try to build a protective bar mount. I know that I would take...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Thanks Squish.:clap

Thanks Squish.:clap
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 544
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Bill Burns does this type of work all the time. ...

Bill Burns does this type of work all the time. He's fixed a lot of stuff for me and is working on a jacket that I needed to be shortened in the torso.

http://www.racingleather.com/
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,403
Posted By vcvarmitcong
You reminded me of a time that I flew to Chicago...

You reminded me of a time that I flew to Chicago to pick up a bike. I had my helmet in the standard Shoei helmet bag that comes with the lid. Everyone was so crabby on that flight, midway through,...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Thanks Jim, sage advice. Thinking about what...

Thanks Jim, sage advice. Thinking about what you've stated and considering the above "Strada" crash bar, it attaches to the other side under the triple and seems to have those attributes you...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Thanks, I've seen his products. They are very...

Thanks, I've seen his products. They are very nice, but the only one that will fit the HM (w/o major mods) is the skid plate. I didn't like it because it did nothing for the horiz. head pipe.
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By vcvarmitcong
:ear

:ear
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Yes, I agree. I have a friend with nice tube...

Yes, I agree. I have a friend with nice tube benders, but for the mock I just wanted to rough in a design....I was unable to bend the wood rods.:D I just hope that he can bend the tubes at those...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2013, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Custom crash barz advice/critique PLEASE

I am planning my first ADV ride and I need experienced opinions on this design of crash bar. I am having to build this myself because none are available for my bike (not many take this bike off the...
Forum: Americas 04-29-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 981
Posted By vcvarmitcong
I wouldn't recommend the whole BRP, considering...

I wouldn't recommend the whole BRP, considering that you are coming from n. Ohio and only have 4 days. It will take too long and, as has been said, there are sections that are not as great as...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,162
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Hypermotard

Hypermotard
Forum: Vendors 04-27-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,474
Posted By vcvarmitcong
Hey Mr. Sol, I've a Hypermotard with 50 mm usd...

Hey Mr. Sol, I've a Hypermotard with 50 mm usd shocks. You think these will fit them? Did you say how long they are? I assume with this type that you have to remove the forks, right?
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