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Forum: The Garage 02-20-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,534
Posted By twigg
Very nicely done ... So well done that I might...

Very nicely done ... So well done that I might have to steal that idea, and ditch the Littlite I bought from Mike :rofl

Ignore the naysayers, it's like .... "Do you think that after all those long...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-04-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,883
Posted By twigg
Both of my certificate rides to date, an SS1000...

Both of my certificate rides to date, an SS1000 and a BBG, have been into New Mexico for a turnaround point, in March.

It is ALWAYS colder than the weather people tell you it is going to be. Both...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 82,556
Posted By twigg
I think it would work very well, but there are...

I think it would work very well, but there are caveats:

It is expensive.

It is very thin wire, even though it is well protected. I assume the 2.4 Ohms/ft refers to a linear foot of the assembly...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-03-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,177
Posted By twigg
Many congratulations on a great ride. I...

Many congratulations on a great ride.

I agree with the above post, the mileages are very tight and I hope they are GPS miles, which are easier to confirm and more accurate. I mention this mainly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,506
Posted By twigg
There are no IBA "rules" regarding speed. ...

There are no IBA "rules" regarding speed.

All sanctioned IBA rides can be completed withing posted speed limits, and an attempt to break a record is not an IBA sanctioned ride.

What Don said...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,506
Posted By twigg
Dan just posted to the LD Rider List. A...

Dan just posted to the LD Rider List.

A minor incident ended the ride, but he is perfectly fine.
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2011, 12:34 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,432
Posted By twigg
There is a problem here, and it's as much one of...

There is a problem here, and it's as much one of perception as anything else.

For anything other than the shortest of rides, ATGATT will keep you cooler than jeans and T-Shirt.

Yeah, I know it...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-23-2011, 10:19 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,348
Posted By twigg
When you get the receipt that is the "Finish"...

When you get the receipt that is the "Finish" receipt for the IBA run, try to get a witness too. Two gas station employees, or the local police station or firehouse, or Tag Agency, etc, should do it....
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-22-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,348
Posted By twigg
PM me if you change your mind, I'll come meet ya...

PM me if you change your mind, I'll come meet ya :)

Have fun!
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-22-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,348
Posted By twigg
Narcisco

I was looking at your route.

If you go south from Ponca City, then turn east, you will have two additional "corners" to verify, because there is an alternate route through Tulsa, Muskogee and Fort...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-20-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 31,537
Posted By twigg
Very nice ride

For what it's worth ....

I don't think a Certificate should be allowed, unless you lose your wallet halfway round :rofl

Good Ride, Good Write-Up

Steve
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-17-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,348
Posted By twigg
I've been overwhelmed with the responses

Thank you all so much for your very kind words.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-17-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,348
Posted By twigg
Nah! I wouldn't diminish the feat whatever it was...

Nah! I wouldn't diminish the feat whatever it was done on.

You have to remember that I wouldn't have chosen those conditions if I had known :)

In my situation I just had to play the hand I was...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-17-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 1,013
Views: 269,858
Posted By twigg
I just bought a Garmin Nuvi 1490T from Amazon for...

I just bought a Garmin Nuvi 1490T from Amazon for $132.

I know it isn't waterproof, but I have lots of baggies, and a Garmin 2720 if it might be really wet.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-17-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,010
Posted By twigg
The Marketing Agency that made that captured the...

The Marketing Agency that made that captured the spirit perfectly. I hope they were well paid :)
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-16-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,348
Posted By twigg
Thank you Rob, That meant a great deal to me...

Thank you Rob,

That meant a great deal to me :)
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-16-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,348
Posted By twigg
The seat might look miserable, but actually it's...

The seat might look miserable, but actually it's pretty good.

I built it, and it's a fairly complex arrangement of high quality foams with a crappy vinyl cover. It's about a million times better...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-16-2011, 06:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,348
Posted By twigg
I won't do any more Iron Butt Rides on my Yamaha....

I won't do any more Iron Butt Rides on my Yamaha. I did that one to prove something to myself, and I managed that :)

When I get something more suitable ... I'm thinking Yamaha Venture Royale, Gold...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-16-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,348
Posted By twigg
lol ... Thanks :)

lol ... Thanks :)
Forum: Trip Planning 03-16-2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,855
Posted By twigg
If you have webspace, and ftp access you can...

If you have webspace, and ftp access you can easily build and maintain a whole site with something like NetObjects Fusion.

It's a lot more flexible than WordPress, and has a short learning curve.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-16-2011, 05:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,348
Posted By twigg
Saddlesore 1000 - The Hard Way

http://i1092.photobucket.com/albums/i418/twigg2324/IBA%20Saddle%20Sore%201000/IMG_0410-1.jpg


This is my first post here. I thought you guys might enjoy the tale.

The write up:

The Iron...
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