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Forum: Road warriors 04-24-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,599
Posted By Valker
Only 141,000 on my Valkyrie and just 66,000 on...

Only 141,000 on my Valkyrie and just 66,000 on the ST. Not shown is the Reflex scooter with 36,000.

http://www.twtex.com/photopost/data/500/medium/photo_6_.JPG
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 37,541
Views: 9,874,309
Posted By Valker
You're not old enough...I remember when my Chevy...

You're not old enough...I remember when my Chevy pickup had a 20 gallon tank INSIDE the cab behind the seat.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-09-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,420
Posted By Valker
I do have one on my F-150. Works great. I ride...

I do have one on my F-150. Works great. I ride the bikes up and down and seriously doubt I'll end up on you tube with it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 37,541
Views: 9,874,309
Posted By Valker
If you're dyslexic, it doesn't matter.

If you're dyslexic, it doesn't matter.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 37,541
Views: 9,874,309
Posted By Valker
Well, thanks for setting me straight.

Because wherever they are from, not good. License plates looked European to me.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 37,541
Views: 9,874,309
Posted By Valker
F6B video

That's it! I hope to never again hear "American riders should learn to ride like Europeans". No, thanks.
Forum: Americas 03-04-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By Valker
I'm trying to be the opposite of a killjoy. A...

I'm trying to be the opposite of a killjoy. A killjoy to most would be trying to do dozens of 300 mile days at 45mph.
Forum: Americas 03-04-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By Valker
For all those thinking I'm a naysayer on small...

For all those thinking I'm a naysayer on small bikes (I have put 57,000 miles on my two 250s), looking at his time frame ("summer") and lack of limiting parameters other than "USA", I stand by my...
Forum: Americas 03-01-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 815
Posted By Valker
125??

Do you have any clue as to the size of this place?

http://www.twtex.com/photopost/data/500/medium/Overlay.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-22-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,292
Posted By Valker
I have misplaced the only picture I have of my...

I have misplaced the only picture I have of my maternal grandpa taken aboard his 1918 HD when he mustered out of the army in El Paso. He rode it north from there to Yellowstone, turned east and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-20-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By Valker
It is very hard to know the materials too well....

It is very hard to know the materials too well. Most folks concentrate too much on specific details rather than the principles behind the materials. Learn the range cards, but always keep in mind the...
Forum: The Garage 02-07-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,728
Posted By Valker
Relational genius......:clap

Relational genius......:clap
Forum: The Garage 02-06-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,728
Posted By Valker
If you get that VW, I have a new in the...

If you get that VW, I have a new in the plastic/paper card wooden clutch alignment shaft.
Forum: Thumpers 02-03-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By Valker
Interesting first post.......

Interesting first post.......
Forum: Australia 01-30-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 569
Posted By Valker
Welcome

A welcome to you from Texas, USA.
Forum: Airheads 01-23-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 983
Posted By Valker
Reserve straws plugged?

Reserve straws plugged?
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-02-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,231
Posted By Valker
Stupid question here: If you tap into the low...

Stupid question here: If you tap into the low beam circuit, won't whatever is hooked into that shut off when switched to high beam?
Forum: Trials 01-02-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,865
Posted By Valker
I rode mine 35 miles to the Trials competition...

I rode mine 35 miles to the Trials competition area here in the Texas Panhandle. I'd swap to a 9 tooth countershaft sprocket to compete. Rode it for a Ryan Young riding clinic here. Ryan borrowed it...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-01-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 84,668
Posted By Valker
These last posts seem to be only mildly creepy!!...

These last posts seem to be only mildly creepy!! :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 37,541
Views: 9,874,309
Posted By Valker
A good hubby should always consider his wife's...

A good hubby should always consider his wife's baggage and help her deal with it!:deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 37,541
Views: 9,874,309
Posted By Valker
All good except for this one, but there is...

All good except for this one, but there is already a thread for that discussion.
Forum: Vendors 12-23-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 376,536
Posted By Valker
Will do. Let me think how I actually want one.

Will do. Let me think how I actually want one.
Forum: Vendors 12-22-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 376,536
Posted By Valker
I appreciate the link to the premade one. The lap...

I appreciate the link to the premade one. The lap robe is something I am considering. I'm not sure I like their design. I have something else in mind.
As far as this vendor, I am measuring and...
Forum: Vendors 12-22-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 376,536
Posted By Valker
Lap robe

Can you make something along the lines of this? These are still available in Europe, but you used to be able to get them here. Mostly used by cops a long, long time ago?
A similar idea to what I'm...
Forum: The Garage 12-07-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 551
Posted By Valker
Those are super simple. ANY reputable locksmith...

Those are super simple. ANY reputable locksmith should be able to do that.
Forum: Americas 11-29-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 657
Posted By Valker
Fly and rent in Hawai'i for me.

Fly and rent in Hawai'i for me.
Forum: Equipment 11-28-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,419
Posted By Valker
That is exactly why I carry my cell in a pocket...

That is exactly why I carry my cell in a pocket on the thigh of my pants. Closest bone is 6" in.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 20,727
Posted By Valker
Another problem is that so many people think that...

Another problem is that so many people think that the only wrong way is the MSF way. And many feel that no other program can be as incomplete. They should look before making those judgements.

I've...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-22-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 10,635
Posted By Valker
I ride a Valkyrie with only 140,763 miles. On the...

I ride a Valkyrie with only 140,763 miles. On the Valkyrie Riders Cruiser Club forum there is a "High Mileage Valkyrie" thread. Two have well over 400,000 miles, there's 5 with over 200,000, and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 37,541
Views: 9,874,309
Posted By Valker
The crime (IMHO) is that at the IOM, others are...

The crime (IMHO) is that at the IOM, others are doing the same thing and willingly joined the danger. On public roads-not so. He's an asshat....regardless of skills or lack thereof.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 37,541
Views: 9,874,309
Posted By Valker
Wow, with a video that starts "Stay in lane", I...

Wow, with a video that starts "Stay in lane", I expected more control. When I ride it, I consider the centerline as the edge of the pavement. If I cross it due to a lack of control and/or judgment, I...
Forum: Trials 11-15-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,166
Posted By Valker
I call it "Frickin' hilarious" now that it's not...

I call it "Frickin' hilarious" now that it's not me doing the same thing.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 37,541
Views: 9,874,309
Posted By Valker
329999

329999
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 37,541
Views: 9,874,309
Posted By Valker
I rode it a lot when I was at the Deaf School in...

I rode it a lot when I was at the Deaf School in Knoxville in 1974. I'll try to find some old pics.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,114
Posted By Valker
Two years ago our coldest class was 1*F and the...

Two years ago our coldest class was 1*F and the hottest was 111*F. Neither were comfortable, but they were safe.
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,040
Posted By Valker
Nicely done! I took my first overnight bike trip...

Nicely done! I took my first overnight bike trip at age 16...back in 1970!! One suggestion: get a good tent. If you can't afford one, ask to borrow one. At 60, I don't camp a lot any more. I have a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-01-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 37,541
Views: 9,874,309
Posted By Valker
Dude, no footprints at the outhouse??? Fiber.

Dude, no footprints at the outhouse??? Fiber.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-28-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By Valker
Where are you located? What you are describing...

Where are you located? What you are describing sounds like a BRC2 rather than an ARC. Both would be beneficial, but I've never taken a training that didn't help some. I also recommend a UBBRC...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,192
Posted By Valker
Odd as it may be, I recommend a stop at Taos...

Odd as it may be, I recommend a stop at Taos Pizza Out Back near the North end of town.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 18,124
Posted By Valker
Any differences are not due to the MSF. They...

Any differences are not due to the MSF. They publish the curriculum. All the places that run a BRC should be the same unless their state has altered requirements. That said, I've seen some...
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