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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,969,394
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Cool pic.

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb78/motorcyclefanatic/flamingbagpipes_zps6bcc468b.jpg

Guy has some serious indigestion though.
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 171,829
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
If that says "guanaco" it sounds like he's...

If that says "guanaco" it sounds like he's likening you to a small camelid. Me thinks it's not meant to be flattering.

From wiki:
The guanaco (Lama guanicoe) is a camelid native to South America...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 523,591
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
We'll have to put Oatman, Az on the list of places to stop.

My wife is big fan of critters too. Just switched from mini horses to mini zebu cattle. Looks like if we wanted a donkey in Oatman, you could show up with a trailer and some ice cream and have your...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-17-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Still Looking.

I'll be out in the Phoenix area on 11/20 looking to purchase a bike for the ride back to Florida.

I have one bike to look at from here on ADV and few from Craigslist.

Would like to have a few...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-15-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Thanks, your bike is on the short list.

Thanks, your bike is on the short list.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-13-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 449
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Looking for a bike in the Phoenix area

Cross-posted over in the Flea Market as well.

I'm flying out to my sister's house in Chandler next week and plan on buying a bike to ride back to Florida. Been browsing Craigslist and lined out a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-13-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 78,481
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Not me, my son.

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb78/motorcyclefanatic/Old%20Photos/RaceXmas1989-1_zps4383d989.jpg

This is my son Christmas Day, 1990. He would turn 3 the following May.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,969,394
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
October 1990

Doesn't seem like that long ago to me, but in the Deal's Gap timeline, a lot has changed. Not a lot of cruisers on the dragon back then.
http://www.johnnystoybox.com/scan0002.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,969,394
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
There may not be an H-D part in that motor. ...

There may not be an H-D part in that motor.

Just saying.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,969,394
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?atta...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=329472&stc=1&d=1415372596

It would be hard to keep her in your own lane on that right-hander just behind you. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,969,394
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
That bike needs some dirt on it.

That bike needs some dirt on it.
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6,830
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Yoshi Exhaust

I have this...
Forum: Racing 08-26-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 421,242
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
There once was a race .....

Some of you may remember Superbikers, a made for TV race that pitted motorcycle racers from different genres competing on a mixed course of dirt and asphalt. It ran from 1979 to 1985 and was meant...
Forum: Racing 08-07-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 18,226
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I was there that night in 2009 too.

He rode that thing like he stole it. We walked down to the pits after the races for some pics.
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb78/motorcyclefanatic/Adventures/Indy%202009%20Album/DSCI0210.jpg
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,485
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
So the retailer sells you a part that is...

So the retailer sells you a part that is obviously defective, and that is reinforced because they say it is.

It is so defective that they come up with a redesign to make it workable, but they only...
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6,830
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I'd buy OEM.

I'd buy OEM.
Forum: Beasts 08-05-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 6,830
Views: 1,551,593
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
A set of fiber plates and possibly springs would...

A set of fiber plates and possibly springs would most likely take care of it. The steel plates are usually ok. Not a hard job, the worst part is getting the old gasket material off the cases.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,969,394
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Probably not too hard with fifty pounds of beer...

Probably not too hard with fifty pounds of beer and ice hanging off the back.
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 189,804
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Great video compilation

Living the dream Big Fella.......
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-20-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 8,085
Views: 7,607,154
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Hot day in Florida

My wife and took a ride out for breakfast this morning and ended up on the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge....
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 523,591
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Paul, Great pictures and story telling as always....

Paul, Great pictures and story telling as always.

Having written more than few ride reports, I can understand the time and effort required to keep up with it.

It is much appreciated my friend....
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,894
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
BRP Memories

I was fortunate enough to ride it up and back twice in 2009 with my son.

Camping on the GTS in June accompanying him on the R1 I gave him for graduation....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,969,394
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
In that part of the country, moonshine is the...

In that part of the country, moonshine is the drink of choice.

I can usually get a hold of a jar two when I'm up there.

:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,969,394
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Linked for when it goes away

Too good to let it go.

NSFW: http://www.nekkidriders.com/images/kb_boob.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-31-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,969,394
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I don't care what you FF's say, I think he's...

I don't care what you FF's say, I think he's funny.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-22-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,400
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Would it be too much to ask?

Where are you from, and where are you going?

Great pics!
Forum: Racing 04-08-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 20,250
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
We'll see you FF's there.

I've only been to Austin once for a stop-over on a cross country fly n ride. Looking forward to seeing more of it. We rented a house downtown to be close to the nightlife.

Been going to Laguna...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-30-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16,118
Views: 9,630,982
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Excellent first post tycoon.

Can you follow it up with any more from the series?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-15-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16,118
Views: 9,630,982
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
witttom - So appreciate all your recent...

witttom - So appreciate all your recent offerings. Keep up the good work.:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,556
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
RIP to the fallen motor officer. But as long...

RIP to the fallen motor officer.

But as long as we're talking about whose qualified to drive, the current system certainly does little to weed out the unworthy before they get behind the wheel.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-24-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 16,118
Views: 9,630,982
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I don't know, but he sure looks hungry. :huh

I don't know, but he sure looks hungry. :huh
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-24-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8,085
Views: 7,607,154
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
My wife learned on one of those too. Great...

My wife learned on one of those too.

Great bikes, if not a little high-strung.
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb78/motorcyclefanatic/Motorcycles/Bandit%20400/DSC08910.jpg

She's since moved...
Forum: Racing 01-19-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 421,242
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Edwards a favorite of ours

I'm reminded of a story that happened a few years ago. While walking the paddock with my wife following the USGP at Laguna Seca, we came upon a young girl selling Yamaha visors she represented as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-18-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,969,394
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Yamaha leathers on an old Honda? Guess he...

Yamaha leathers on an old Honda?

Guess he had to remove the tank badges to make it work. :huh
Forum: Racing 01-18-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4,056
Views: 421,242
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
There was once a kid named Mamola that could...

There was once a kid named Mamola that could argue for that crown.
Forum: Old's Cool 01-14-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16,118
Views: 9,630,982
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
If you're talking about this one:...

If you're talking about this one: http://31.media.tumblr.com/ea786a5a2e6fccf8b548c70092f58e1f/tumblr_mvq14xuRxj1qlfahbo1_500.jpg

it's an XS650.

The halloween R5 was my first street bike too.
Forum: Face plant 01-08-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 47,254
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Inspirational Story

Having too been a victim of my own stupidity once, also resulting in broken bones, surgeries, and PT, I anxiously read through your story hoping for a happy ending.

After seeing the initial...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16,118
Views: 9,630,982
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Git ur Done!

^^

Looks like the Old Folks S & M Fest

On a vintage Indian no less.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-03-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 1,087,862
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
^^^^ Mile High Campground on Balsam Mountain?

^^^^ Mile High Campground on Balsam Mountain?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-22-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6,122
Views: 490,503
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Project KDX200

This looked like the kind of crowd that would be interested in a basket case KDX.

Details here: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=897825

It's mine and has a FL street title. I...
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