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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-03-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 605
Posted By Husky Varmit
Hey Mike. After seeing what bikes y'all...

Hey Mike.

After seeing what bikes y'all brought I am glad I didn't come down last week. It might be hard explaining to Carol why you disappeared in the desert and I was riding your bike.:D
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Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 26,519
Views: 3,609,728
Posted By Husky Varmit
Lust, drool, fondle

Been a while since I snuck in over here but if any friends, neighbors, etc have been eyeballing your Swedish/Italian/German ride here is one for them:
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1,600
Views: 219,594
Posted By Husky Varmit
I find a couple of things interesting in your...

I find a couple of things interesting in your 'research'.

One clue to the 'sports touring' market is shown in the bikes you listed - 5 RTs and 6 something else. There just aren't many riders who...
Forum: Face plant 06-02-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,932
Posted By Husky Varmit
WOW! That was interesting. Just had a response go...

WOW! That was interesting. Just had a response go to the Twilight Zone. Let's see how much of it I can remember.

Looking at the foot below the ankle I am not so convinced that those good boots...
Forum: Face plant 05-29-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,932
Posted By Husky Varmit
When I saw that rocky section (looked like a...

When I saw that rocky section (looked like a downhill) that you took the picture standing at the top of - literally my first thought was 'Cindy is gonna eat it a few times on that ride.'

Off road...
Forum: Face plant 05-29-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,907
Posted By Husky Varmit
After 50 plus years of riding I have managed to...

After 50 plus years of riding I have managed to pull just about every bone-headed, brain dead kind of Laugh In recreation possible. But there are a few that stand out. One from back in prehistoric...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,943
Posted By Husky Varmit
DARN!!!!! I knew that I was seeing a lot...

DARN!!!!!

I knew that I was seeing a lot of news about riders killed - particularly in DFW - but I never thought we would be responsible for over 10% of ALL fatalities.

Guess I am not really...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-16-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,599
Posted By Husky Varmit
Hey, super lady.:clap The pic about a half...

Hey, super lady.:clap

The pic about a half second later when Ken stopped at the bottom and spun the wheel of that monster all the way over the top was the funniest. Gotta give him some super...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-13-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,599
Posted By Husky Varmit
.........and, yes, you were right and I was...

.........and, yes, you were right and I was wrong. The tubs of macaroni and stuff were just right.

But it does look like you were a little light on the meat - I covered half of my plate with it,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,599
Posted By Husky Varmit
Oops

I left out one important picture.

The Kansas contingent showing up with beer and carrots. (If you have to ask, you will never understand.)
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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,599
Posted By Husky Varmit
All Good Things Come to an End

Sunday Morning Coming Down........ hmmmmm... that would make a good song title.

A quick cup of coffee, a slice of Tabasco quiche and Idunn tells me that she wants to stretch her legs on the way...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,599
Posted By Husky Varmit
The Mayhem Continues

Denver Ken (=o&o>) who we all wish would learn how to type a REAL user name instead of cryptography, scaring himself on the XT. Note: you should have seen him doing this on his F800!
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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,599
Posted By Husky Varmit
The Mayhem Begins

You know that you are with an ADV group when the first 8 players are from 4 different states. Who the heck else would ride 10-12 hours for a beer? OK, there were brats and corn, but not as much as...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,599
Posted By Husky Varmit
Arrival at Riding Headquarters

After an overnight stop in Portales (sorry, no pics - Sunset, jump in here) Idunn got to exercise her sidewalls a little bit while we played on 380. In spite of the NMDOT thinking that speed limits...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,599
Posted By Husky Varmit
Getting on the Road

After a couple of minutes (OK, hours), a little blue Loctite, a busted knuckle or two and some serious sweating in the 100F heat - Idunn was ready to roll.
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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,599
Posted By Husky Varmit
A Sexagenarian at The Goathead 1000

So what happens when an old geezer decides to join the kids to play in the dirt?

First, a little background. A few weeks ago somebody (Sunset_Ryder) decided that it was time to get the horny...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,585
Posted By Husky Varmit
You nailed it Kinky. Right from the west end of...

You nailed it Kinky. Right from the west end of the overlook.

Did you notice that her first pic of Palo Duro was actually Tule?
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,102
Posted By Husky Varmit
RT in the HOT Weather

Since you are apparently looking at additional gear - have you looked at non-traditional road gear?

I ride in 100+ temps down here pretty often. The jacket gets hung in the shop for most of the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-27-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,181
Posted By Husky Varmit
Two points: This particular ranch has a...

Two points:

This particular ranch has a super game management program. The deer that they were hanging as I rode up was a 12 pointer, with a huge body. The only one I have seen out here. And they...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-27-2011, 02:34 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,181
Posted By Husky Varmit
Oops.....

Forgot the picture. Only stopped to take 2 so not a lot to share. You can see the road snaking around the far side of the gully. Look close, it comes out of the gully next to that big, white rock in...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-27-2011, 01:50 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,181
Posted By Husky Varmit
Interesting day today. Took off over around...

Interesting day today.

Took off over around Copper Breaks since there were a few roads that would show up on one set of maps but not on others. So, I just HAD to go see if they were county...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,495
Posted By Husky Varmit
It's real easy. First - find a '72 TM400...

It's real easy.

First - find a '72 TM400 Cyclone. Put a rear Cheng Shin knobby with rubber that is almost the same hardness of titanium. Leave the stock shocks on it with all 3 1/2 inches of...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-25-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,181
Posted By Husky Varmit
Oh, I'm not hard to find. Just being out here in...

Oh, I'm not hard to find. Just being out here in the boonies thar ain't many folks whut wants to get dirty on a scooter.

Like I kinda said above, the roads out here break down into what I can...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-25-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 6,181
Posted By Husky Varmit
Looks like you are going to be staying basically...

Looks like you are going to be staying basically east of me, but if you get out around Childress, Cottle, King, Hardeman, Foard, Knox, etc, let me know. When I get bored (often), I crank up the Husky...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By Husky Varmit
R1100RT front shock length

This is a direct copy of my post over on 'that other site'.
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First a little background:

Got the bike a year or so ago. Lean angle on side stand seemed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,421
Posted By Husky Varmit
[QUOTE=kabagram;16834697]Hey guys, thanks for all...

[QUOTE=kabagram;16834697]Hey guys, thanks for all the great responses.



Someone wanted to know If I think about crashing every time I fly. I think about not crashing. But I've got a lot more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,421
Posted By Husky Varmit
Different view. First, you should relate to...

Different view.

First, you should relate to the differentiation in terms between incident and accident. Basically you will be the equivalent of a low hour student (remember back that far?) with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,757
Posted By Husky Varmit
Dakar. However, looking at the description...

Dakar.

However, looking at the description of the class and the pics of the 'course' it looks like the GS would be right at home there.

Just remember that neither of them is gonna be a berm...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-27-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,272
Posted By Husky Varmit
Good folks, good prices, good products...... ...

Good folks, good prices, good products......

http://www.beemerboneyard.com/k751002vplugs.html

Not associated with them in any way except sending my money to them.
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,147
Posted By Husky Varmit
Bingo! When you slipped the most rearward of the...

Bingo! When you slipped the most rearward of the two round thinga-ma-jiggers over the shift drum extension I would bet a nickel that it was hard to push it on.

Since you have all the tupperware...
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,147
Posted By Husky Varmit
I can only address one of these with any kind of...

I can only address one of these with any kind of confidence that I would even be close.

The neutral light and the gear indicator in the RID come from two separate assemblies attached to the rear...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,578
Posted By Husky Varmit
From another one who has been riding for over a...

From another one who has been riding for over a half century........

There isn't an answer to your question. It is like asking which is better - a hammer or a screwdriver.

Since there are WAY...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,502
Posted By Husky Varmit
Well, here goes, but you probably aren't gonna...

Well, here goes, but you probably aren't gonna like the answer.

Whether you are operating a train, boat, car, unicycle, motorcycle or any other method of motivation - if you enter a turn without...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,900
Posted By Husky Varmit
Told to me many, many, many years ago by one of...

Told to me many, many, many years ago by one of the mechanics when ALL of us complained that the brakes went away without warning. And then repeated from an instructor during flight training.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,391
Posted By Husky Varmit
That is one of the few old bikes that I have...

That is one of the few old bikes that I have considered purchasing. It was almost perfect right out of the crate. Some minor grinding on the carb slide, a good jetting job, new oil in the forks and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,391
Posted By Husky Varmit
GET OFF MY YARD.... (mumble, mumble,...

GET OFF MY YARD....

(mumble, mumble, mumble, damn kids, mumble, mumble)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,713
Posted By Husky Varmit
Seriously............ I'm confused here....

Seriously............

I'm confused here. Unless you are somewhere like the Sahara why are you laying out bike trails that are so wide that 4 wheelers and jeeps can even get started?

It's been...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,391
Posted By Husky Varmit
This sounds like a LOT of the bench racing...

This sounds like a LOT of the bench racing sessions that us old gray hairs get into now that we are old and slow.

There are WAY too many to recall but a few that immediately come to mind:

A...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2011, 05:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,713
Posted By Husky Varmit
uhhhhhhh....... 28 inch wide trail = bar...

uhhhhhhh.......

28 inch wide trail = bar clearance and NO 4 wheel vehicles, of any kind
Forum: Road warriors 05-20-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,368
Posted By Husky Varmit
*Brinelled?? BRINELLED?????? Gotta be a...

*Brinelled?? BRINELLED??????

Gotta be a mechanical engineer. I don't think I have ever used that term for anything but bearings in the last 40 or so years.

Yeah, Bubba even took the time to...
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