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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-02-2015, 04:04 PM
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Posted By LWRider
"Sliders" cargo pants from Competition...

"Sliders" cargo pants from Competition Accessories in Rock Hill, SC. Kevlar lined and CE armor in the knees. Sliders jacket, too—mesh with removable thermal and rain liners—been a pretty good all...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-02-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 39,948
Views: 10,691,130
Posted By LWRider
One of our group on Friday, a couple bikes in...

One of our group on Friday, a couple bikes in front of me, did not fare so well. Luckily, he didn't go over the edge and onto the freshly cut tree trunks poking up below. It happened so quickly it is...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-01-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 39,948
Views: 10,691,130
Posted By LWRider
It's a 1968 Honda CB350. Very early in the first...

It's a 1968 Honda CB350. Very early in the first year; this one has the original hot cam that was dropped later that year. (Guess Honda owners didn't like a bumpy idle.) I've ridden the bike all over...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-01-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 39,948
Views: 10,691,130
Posted By LWRider
About time some pictures were posted. Here ya go....

About time some pictures were posted. Here ya go. Me on the Dragon last Friday.

http://i1158.photobucket.com/albums/p618/mgeditor/803952Killboy_zpsugtaipwq.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 06-30-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8,614
Views: 3,522,961
Posted By LWRider
Very cool! I've been on the road again (on my...

Very cool! I've been on the road again (on my CB350 to TN and back) and just now saw your post. Congrats on finally getting that very sweet bike!
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-30-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 39,948
Views: 10,691,130
Posted By LWRider
I was riding Deal's Gap on Friday. I always swore...

I was riding Deal's Gap on Friday. I always swore I would avoid it because of all the traffic and poor riders but the Vintage Japanese Motorcycle Club was having its national Rally in Pigeon Forge...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8,614
Views: 3,522,961
Posted By LWRider
Oops! You're right! I stand corrected.

Oops! You're right! I stand corrected.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-22-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 8,614
Views: 3,522,961
Posted By LWRider
That's a 1970. '68 had two colors and no stripe...

That's a 1970. '68 had two colors and no stripe with a knee pad. '69 had two colors with striep and a knee pad. '70 had two color with stripe no knee pad.

Still a nice bike and my favorite color....
Forum: Old's Cool 06-19-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8,614
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Posted By LWRider
Nice! Very good job! What year did it start out...

Nice! Very good job! What year did it start out from?

I have a 1968 CB350 and love it. In fact, next week I will be riding it up to Pigeon Forge from Central Florida. I call mine "Old Faithful."
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-19-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 21,689
Posted By LWRider
Wish I could go, but got to bow out again. Got...

Wish I could go, but got to bow out again. Got another road trip next week, this time to Pigeon Forge on my old CB350, and I am getting it and myself ready to go on Tuesday 2 am.

Ya'll have fun!
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-11-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 39,948
Views: 10,691,130
Posted By LWRider
Edgewood Drive Shoe Repair 1621 E. Edgewood...

Edgewood Drive Shoe Repair
1621 E. Edgewood Dr., Ste. C Lakeland, FL 33803
(863) 688-8462
edshoerepair@tampabay.rr.com
Open Monday thru Friday 10am-6pm Closed Saturday and Sunday
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-11-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 39,948
Views: 10,691,130
Posted By LWRider
Speaking of motorcycle boots; I found out...

Speaking of motorcycle boots; I found out recently that I could get my soles replaced on my First Gear boots. I have been pretty disappointed in the longevity of my boots (centerstand use seems to...
Forum: Vendors 06-11-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4,585
Views: 1,073,617
Posted By LWRider
Alright, it has to be said: No one catches...

Alright, it has to be said: No one catches "crappie" in Lake Wales; it's "specks."
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-04-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By LWRider
Thanks, Zippy! Not the world spanning adventure...

Thanks, Zippy! Not the world spanning adventure some get to post, but I had an absolute blast and maybe even got what I needed from the trip, mentally, in the end.

Cheers,

Mike
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-04-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By LWRider
conclusion

From Valdosta, I headed east on 133 and ended up on Old Clyattville Road by accident. I jogged back east to US 41 then continued as I had planned south and into Florida. As usual, traffic was very...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-04-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By LWRider
continued

The next morning I headed back up to the BRP and south until NC 80, a wild ride down out of the mountain, just east of Mt. Mitchell, the highest point east of the Mississippi. I had been up on...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-04-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By LWRider
continued

I said my goodbyes and thank yous and headed south toward Front Royal, Virginia, and Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Parkway. From Gettysburg I continued south on US 15. I ran through Harper's Ferry...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-04-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By LWRider
continued

US 209 connected with PA 443 that took me all the way west to Harrisburg, where I jogged around the city. On the far side I picked up PA 34 into Gettysburg.

Pennsylvania countryside and Poconos.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-04-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By LWRider
continued

I aimed to work my way around Albany and shoot for the middle of the Catskills. I took US 4 toward Albany, but something went horribly wrong, and I ended up in Schenectady before I stopped and sat...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-04-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By LWRider
continued

Soon I was in NH. 16 ran west in to the state then south past Mount Washington. I failed to mention earlier that it had been blowing stink ever since Quebec. It had been so strong it was often hard...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-04-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By LWRider
continued

US Customs was a bit of a PIA. The officer, apparently lacking for something to do on this lonely outpost, decided to inspect my entire kit. After given a clean bill of health I moved out onto ME 11...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-04-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By LWRider
continued

The next morning it was on to Quebec and the St. Lawrence Seaway. I entered Canada at the post between Richford, VT and Abercom, QC. Passage was easy and after the formalities I chatted with the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-04-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By LWRider
continued

As I approached the ferry at Essex, that I was going to use to cross Lake Champlain, I stopped for gas in Crown Point and asked if there was any way I could get on top of one of the western mountains...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-04-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By LWRider
continued

When I had left Florida it had been in the 90s but now the temperature was falling. I arrived at Pleasant Valley Campground, on NY 30, and, upon pitching my tent, discovered my dry bag, containing my...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-04-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By LWRider
continued

The next morning I was up and out by about 7 am. (I generally aimed to be on the road each morning between 7 and 7:30). I headed east and north, first on SC 72 then 121 to US 176 and finally SC...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-04-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 823
Posted By LWRider
Central Florida to Rimouski, Quebec

I'd had an unusually rough year with all the work and pressures from both my publishing company, the magazine, and dealing with kids and needed a break to get my head back together. I sent the final...
Forum: Vendors 05-10-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 4,585
Views: 1,073,617
Posted By LWRider
FWIW I bought two Model 30s over two years ago...

FWIW I bought two Model 30s over two years ago for my Bonneville. I literally never turn them off. That bike has racked up probably 30,000 miles in that time and they have never failed.

Cheers,
...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-28-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8,614
Views: 3,522,961
Posted By LWRider
Just got this 1974 Honda CL200 Scrambler running...

Just got this 1974 Honda CL200 Scrambler running after 30 or so years of it sitting idle. Only has about 4,500 miles on the clock. Started on the first try (well, second after I put the petcock...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-21-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 8,614
Views: 3,522,961
Posted By LWRider
Don't know what he was doing on the bike but that...

Don't know what he was doing on the bike but that front wheel was lifting. Not a full-blown wheel over head wheelie but it did leave the pavement.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-20-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 8,614
Views: 3,522,961
Posted By LWRider
Google Map "sleepy hollow, floral city, fl". I'm...

Google Map "sleepy hollow, floral city, fl". I'm not saying we have miles and miles of them, but here and there there are some nice little sections. Ozello Trail is OK twistie-wise, too. We even have...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-19-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 8,614
Views: 3,522,961
Posted By LWRider
I was riding with a fellow yesterday who had the...

I was riding with a fellow yesterday who had the same exact bike, color and all. I was pretty impressed. We were really thrashing the bikes in a twistie area (near the old Sleepy Hollow), (Yes, there...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-14-2015, 03:15 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 105,581
Posted By LWRider
I, too, want to thank you for all the hard work...

I, too, want to thank you for all the hard work getting this together. I have been hosted by two inmates and had a great time and have hosted here for a couple too, which have always been fun.
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-02-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 21,689
Posted By LWRider
Cool! I go by there fairly often; I'll have to...

Cool! I go by there fairly often; I'll have to check it out.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-30-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 21,689
Posted By LWRider
That's new to me. Where's that at, Sharon?

That's new to me. Where's that at, Sharon?
Forum: Photos 03-10-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11,384
Views: 3,922,255
Posted By LWRider
Jealous! Make mine that matte green! Cheers,...

Jealous! Make mine that matte green!

Cheers,

Mike
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-09-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 39,948
Views: 10,691,130
Posted By LWRider
Bike Week is now.

Bike Week is now.
Forum: Vendors 02-22-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4,585
Views: 1,073,617
Posted By LWRider
Mine are on a simple push-on push-off switch. I...

Mine are on a simple push-on push-off switch. I never turn the 30s off. I aim them a bit to the right to keep them from blinding oncoming traffic and don't get anyone flashing their brights at me....
Forum: Vendors 02-22-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4,585
Views: 1,073,617
Posted By LWRider
Here are two 30s and the LED H-4 replacement...

Here are two 30s and the LED H-4 replacement headlight on a T100 Bonneville. Not a scrambler, but similar.

http://i1158.photobucket.com/albums/p618/mgeditor/IMG_6044small_zps273a02f7.jpg
Forum: Photos 02-15-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11,384
Views: 3,922,255
Posted By LWRider
"Adventure" is different for every rider. Enjoy...

"Adventure" is different for every rider. Enjoy your ride!

Mike
Forum: Photos 02-14-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11,384
Views: 3,922,255
Posted By LWRider
Thanks. I've heard similar numbers on the mileage...

Thanks. I've heard similar numbers on the mileage (up to 73 according to the local dealer, if they "took it easy"). Down the road once I've worn out my Bonnie that might be an option, if the...
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