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Forum: Racing 11-24-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 32,338
Posted By Vacman
That's a lot of priority mailing!

That's a lot of priority mailing!
Forum: Racing 11-14-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 32,338
Posted By Vacman
As a supporter and superfan I think in many ways...

As a supporter and superfan I think in many ways the momentum started early will carry over nicely into 2016. If Dakar was just showing up and racing a lot more people would do it and it certainly...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-13-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 11,651
Posted By Vacman
Err, that's super bowl Sunday? Hmmm.

Err, that's super bowl Sunday? Hmmm.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-13-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 11,651
Posted By Vacman
Watching this. I would either ride the 990 or...

Watching this. I would either ride the 990 or truck my small bike from Temecula. Oh, and I'm also Tim. And Temecula Tim lives right by me so it seems only right that I attend so we can confuse the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 85,441
Posted By Vacman
Every time I think of Portland ice this video...

Every time I think of Portland ice this video springs to mind:


<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/EaksWCnHaDM" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>


Imagine...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,376
Posted By Vacman
Hoping you're still subscribed to this. So what...

Hoping you're still subscribed to this. So what eventually was found to be the culprit? Did you try the old CDI once you'd gotten it to run 100% of the time? Was it the coil? You're leaving me...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 85,441
Posted By Vacman
What's your plan for that bike when you head back...

What's your plan for that bike when you head back home? Just curious.
Forum: Racing 10-20-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 57,107
Posted By Vacman
Were there lots of cash and prizes to be won at...

Were there lots of cash and prizes to be won at the Baja Rally? Was a Dakar Challenge slot at stake?
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 85,441
Posted By Vacman
To add pictures in tapatalk you just click on the...

To add pictures in tapatalk you just click on the image button (second from left) and choose a pic off your phone. Pretty foolproof. Check it out, before and after screenshots of this post. :)
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-16-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,554
Posted By Vacman
And then you wouldn't be very good in any phase...

And then you wouldn't be very good in any phase of the game. The reason multiple clubs exist is the same reason different bikes exist. Trying to find one to do it all will never happen; there are...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,706
Posted By Vacman
'Bout time Vic, looking forward to this!

'Bout time Vic, looking forward to this!
Forum: Beasts 10-09-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4,274
Views: 814,439
Posted By Vacman
At ~500lbs without fuel its still lighter than...

At ~500lbs without fuel its still lighter than many bikes with offroad pretenses. I would think traction control would really help the more ham fisted of us too.
Forum: Racing 10-08-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 32,338
Posted By Vacman
Riff Raff Redux - Dakar 2015 - SCHWAG KITS READY!

Awesome Dave thanks for the info. In for an Extreme! Go RiffRaff!
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4,274
Views: 814,439
Posted By Vacman
There's almost certainly a new 1050 adventure...

There's almost certainly a new 1050 adventure coming. At least to EU. The owners manual was spotted on ktms own site.
Forum: Racing 10-07-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 32,338
Posted By Vacman
A couple of questions before I pull the trigger....

A couple of questions before I pull the trigger. Are there any plans to change up the klim offerings since they're both more targeted to snowmobiling than dirt use? Also, does the extreme really...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-07-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 101,475
Posted By Vacman
All the smart money guys drive Tacomas, typically...

All the smart money guys drive Tacomas, typically purchased used and at aggressive interest rates. It's part of what makes us affluent. :deal

I think the wee outsold the v because it's a better...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-07-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 101,475
Posted By Vacman
To be fair my good man, I simply said that it was...

To be fair my good man, I simply said that it was no more difficult to finance a $20k bike than a $20k car. Being able to fit a payment into the equation didn't enter into it at all. Just in case...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-07-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 101,475
Posted By Vacman
I drive a Tacoma with 110k miles on it and paid...

I drive a Tacoma with 110k miles on it and paid cash for my bikes with funds accrued from buying and selling assets over the years. That doesn't make me affluent.

BTW, the loan on my Tacoma is...
Forum: Vendors 10-07-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 970,731
Posted By Vacman
M30's on a 990 with BDCW high fender mounts so...

M30's on a 990 with BDCW high fender mounts so they turn with the bars. I hard wired them to the battery so I can turn them on and off without the key. Sorry for the dropbox hosting, I don't have...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-07-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 101,475
Posted By Vacman
lol wut. There's no "one loan" rule in effect...

lol wut. There's no "one loan" rule in effect anywhere that I'm aware of. And you could finance a bike and a Focus for less than what most soccer Moms roll around in these days. Checked the prices...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-07-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 101,475
Posted By Vacman
I don't consider middle or upper middle class...

I don't consider middle or upper middle class affluent. I fall in that range and do not consider myself wealthy (the definition of affluent.) Obviously what constitutes affluence can be debated, but...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-06-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 101,475
Posted By Vacman
I find it hilarious that people can consider...

I find it hilarious that people can consider someone who owns a motorcycle that costs less than a base model Ford Focus as "affluent." It's all in your priorities.

On topic: Looks like EIMCA is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 35,553
Views: 8,982,046
Posted By Vacman
Wtf has happened to this thread.

Wtf has happened to this thread.
Forum: Beasts 09-29-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4,274
Views: 814,439
Posted By Vacman
:huh

:huh
Forum: Beasts 09-29-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4,274
Views: 814,439
Posted By Vacman
Repost of a screenshot i took on my phone: ...

Repost of a screenshot i took on my phone:

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/04/b3f27bdaf6d4189fa1b01cd44817ef51.jpg
Forum: Vendors 09-28-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,886
Posted By Vacman
Ordered full package as well. Discount was over...

Ordered full package as well. Discount was over $20 so well worth waiting. :)

Thanks again!

Tim
Forum: Racing 09-25-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 57,107
Posted By Vacman
How's my buddy Tim on the white drz doing on...

How's my buddy Tim on the white drz doing on sweep? I didn't get a chance to talk to him before he crossed the border.


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
Forum: Vendors 09-25-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,886
Posted By Vacman
Any word?

Any word?
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,979
Posted By Vacman
Has the iPhone 6 (and its ilk) obsoleted the standalone GPS?

No, you're both wrong. Google "precache google maps" and then let me know how it turns out. I have all of SoCal and baja google hybrid maps saved on my phone. I only use cell service for pandora...
Forum: Beasts 09-20-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4,274
Views: 814,439
Posted By Vacman
New Africa Twin 2014

The current assumption is that honda and yamaha will both have new mid size adv bikes at intermot. Of course, you know what they say about assumptions...
Forum: Racing 09-20-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 32,338
Posted By Vacman
Need a status update!

Need a status update!
Forum: Beasts 09-20-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4,274
Views: 814,439
Posted By Vacman
If I was getting ready to drop $12k+ on a new...

If I was getting ready to drop $12k+ on a new bike I would at least wait until after intermot. Either you'll be smitten by a new bike or the motoring public will be which will drive down the prices...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 35,553
Views: 8,982,046
Posted By Vacman
I actually asked a guy with a nice Factory 5...

I actually asked a guy with a nice Factory 5 replica (https://www.factoryfive.com/kits/mk4-roadster/) if he built it or bought it as a rolling chassis and just finished it himself. It was a legit...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 24,060
Posted By Vacman
Terrific. Thanks for taking us along! I wish you...

Terrific. Thanks for taking us along! I wish you both all the best.
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,979
Posted By Vacman
So much misinformation in this thread. Suffice to...

So much misinformation in this thread. Suffice to say I use motionX with the $5 custom map option and the google maps hybrid workaround to have most of the southwestern US loaded down to 16. No need...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 35,553
Views: 8,982,046
Posted By Vacman
http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/attachments/transfor...

http://www.tfw2005.com/boards/attachments/transformers-3rd-party-discussion/27424758d1394748813-fansproject-stunticons-menasor-aka-m3-intimidator-notsureifserious.jpg
Forum: Face plant 09-10-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,034
Posted By Vacman
Actually 90% of that stuff could have easily been...

Actually 90% of that stuff could have easily been gleaned by hanging out here in face plant for a few hours reading old threads from the comfort of your easy chair. Not having gear is a really bad...
Forum: Beasts 09-10-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 4,274
Views: 814,439
Posted By Vacman
New Africa Twin 2014

No surprises here. Sorry Honda fanbois.
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,236
Posted By Vacman
This has to be one if the most ridiculous things...

This has to be one if the most ridiculous things I have ever heard of from an adult male. I'm glad you had a great trip without your "friends."
Forum: Face plant 09-08-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,096
Posted By Vacman
Poor visibility = PAIN!

Sorry to hear it. I've had my share of close calls riding in other's wakes and now I'm content to ride sweep, wait for the dust to settle and ride my own ride. Way more fun for me that way. Heal...
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