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Forum: Face plant 06-01-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,950
Posted By MNRon
RIP to your friend. Sad.. :cry

RIP to your friend. Sad.. :cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,666
Posted By MNRon
+1 Only you know when it's time. I hope that I...

+1 Only you know when it's time. I hope that I know when the time comes.
Forum: Beasts 03-30-2011, 03:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,032
Posted By MNRon
Besides, Yellow is the second fastest color on a...

Besides, Yellow is the second fastest color on a Wee. Red is fastest, of course... ;-) Hey, you could always paint your bike if you really wanted a different color.

I wouldn't do it just to get a...
Forum: Face plant 03-17-2011, 02:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,250
Posted By MNRon
RIP... That sucks.

RIP... That sucks.
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 22,946
Posted By MNRon
I wear HiViz Darien, and two years ago found a...

I wear HiViz Darien, and two years ago found a real advantage: I ride a red Wee (fastest color btw) and sometimes have a red bull (stuffed, about 8 inches tall) sitting on my radar shelf. I found...
Forum: Beasts 03-04-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,412
Posted By MNRon
I wouldn't stop there, send this information to...

I wouldn't stop there, send this information to Triumph USA to let them know what is happening out there. Personally, I would be having a heart to heart with the service manager AND the owner with...
Forum: Beasts 02-14-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,740
Posted By MNRon
I replaced one shim at the 35,000 point. Just...

I replaced one shim at the 35,000 point. Just outside of minimum clearance.
Forum: Vendors 02-08-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,070
Posted By MNRon
Sorry for your problems, but waiting a couple of...

Sorry for your problems, but waiting a couple of months trying to decide what to do? wow In my experience, I want to close any business that I do with an internet group quickly. Good Luck!!
Forum: Beasts 01-03-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,888
Posted By MNRon
I haven't tried the gel seat, but I sold my...

I haven't tried the gel seat, but I sold my Corbin and got a Sargent. Very happy with the Sargent, especially two-up.
Forum: Beasts 12-26-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,137
Posted By MNRon
You know, there is a big difference between the...

You know, there is a big difference between the head-buffetting and the cross-wind instability that some of us have experienced.

Let me tell you all somethng... if you have not experienced the...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,137
Posted By MNRon
I had my bad experiences on my first long trip...

I had my bad experiences on my first long trip with the wee when it was brand new (05). Going across Colorado on a long straight two-lane east of Colorado Springs a gust literally pushed me about 3...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,137
Posted By MNRon
Those that post about how a rider is too tense,...

Those that post about how a rider is too tense, or some other rider issue just hasn't experienced this issue first hand. I have and it scared the living crap out of me. I've since done several...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2010, 10:09 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 32,651
Posted By MNRon
Umm, NOPE! The only reason someone would need a...

Umm, NOPE! The only reason someone would need a 1k is to make up for something missing below the waist. :evil
Forum: Beasts 11-24-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,356
Posted By MNRon
+1

+1
Forum: Beasts 10-09-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,560
Posted By MNRon
+1 He didn't call me at home, but he did call me...

+1 He didn't call me at home, but he did call me while he was traveling.
Forum: Racing 09-27-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 41,623
Posted By MNRon
Waiting to hear the results..... :deal

Waiting to hear the results..... :deal
Forum: Racing 09-06-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,430
Posted By MNRon
RIP and God Speed.

RIP and God Speed.
Forum: Face plant 08-06-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,131
Posted By MNRon
Knock on wood, but have never done this on a...

Knock on wood, but have never done this on a motorcycle. However, about a month ago I was riding bicycles with the wife and something similar happened that put me on the ground with a cracked rib...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-22-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 11,841
Posted By MNRon
I currently have an '02 KLR and an '05 Wee. Both...

I currently have an '02 KLR and an '05 Wee. Both have over 35k on them (wife has been riding the KLR, lowered) and if I were to go down to one bike for me, it would be the KLR, or another KLR. If...
Forum: Beasts 06-22-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,403
Posted By MNRon
Reliabilty ..... Honda should win that...

Reliabilty ..... Honda should win that hands-down vs. the KTM. At least from what I've been able to ascertain from other posts. Sexiness would be in KTM's favor, of that there is no doubt.
Forum: Face plant 04-22-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,856
Posted By MNRon
Prayers sent to all involved. :cry

Prayers sent to all involved. :cry
Forum: Face plant 04-19-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,080
Posted By MNRon
Chucky---- Heal fast my friend. I feel your...

Chucky---- Heal fast my friend. I feel your pain, not only physical but mental with all of the experts throwing darts at your emotional injuries.
:1drink

What you experienced could have...
Forum: Beasts 04-16-2010, 06:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,432
Posted By MNRon
I voted to leave it as-is. I have a wee, and I...

I voted to leave it as-is. I have a wee, and I think we mix in well with all the other folks. As said earlier, we don't need a bunch of positive reinforcement that we bought a good bike, we just...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,295
Posted By MNRon
I have no firm data to offer, but I do know that...

I have no firm data to offer, but I do know that when I see other riders on the road, a pure white helmet is always seen clearly and (I think) from a longer distance. If you want to go camo, just...
Forum: Racing 02-05-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,100
Posted By MNRon
I had the honor of "meeting" the Hayden crew back...

I had the honor of "meeting" the Hayden crew back a few years ago at the Springfield weekend when Nick was trying for his grand slam. Roger Lee and Nicky were pretty much "I'm pretty damned special"...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2009, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5,089
Views: 394,267
Posted By MNRon
Nice pics! :clap I didn't read most of...

Nice pics! :clap

I didn't read most of this thread as I find it quite boring, all this bashing of brands.. I ride quite a bit, and usually a long way from home. I'm either on a wee-strom or a...
Forum: Face plant 09-28-2009, 01:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,166
Posted By MNRon
Glad to hear you're OK. ATGATT! If they...

Glad to hear you're OK. ATGATT!

If they total the bike, buy it back and wash the deer turds off?
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2009, 12:33 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,795
Posted By MNRon
Has there been any update? I do check the thread...

Has there been any update? I do check the thread mentioned, but nothing new. Inquiring minds want to know..
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,795
Posted By MNRon
My '05 with 33k miles pretty much matches what...

My '05 with 33k miles pretty much matches what you're experiencing. I was a bit worried, but it seems that every trip to Colorado (about 3k miles in 6 days) sees me use about 1 quart or so of oil. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2009, 08:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,434
Posted By MNRon
My bike and my son's both have a two-helmet lock...

My bike and my son's both have a two-helmet lock that attaches to the license plate mount. I leave mine set to open unless I actually leave the helmet there (rare). It makes a nice place to hang...
Forum: Face plant 08-06-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,113
Posted By MNRon
RIP! I hope the drunk fucker roasts in...

RIP!

I hope the drunk fucker roasts in hell. First here in prison then in the burning hell waiting for him later...
Forum: Face plant 08-04-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,250
Posted By MNRon
Glad you and your son are in one piece. My...

Glad you and your son are in one piece. My biggest fear is seeing one of my family members go down. My son, who will turn 21 this winter, and I will be leaving for our annual 3000+ mile week-long...
Forum: Face plant 08-03-2009, 10:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,952
Posted By MNRon
You know how sometimes someone posts "this thread...

You know how sometimes someone posts "this thread is worthless without pictures"? Well, I want to know more about the accident as the pictures are telling a story that needs to be written.

I have...
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,085
Posted By MNRon
No kidding, it is very easy. I always take my...

No kidding, it is very easy. I always take my time when adding farkles or doing any maintenance just by habit and this went real fast...

"Git 'er done" :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2009, 05:48 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,785
Posted By MNRon
+1 Go have fun!!

+1 Go have fun!!
Forum: Beasts 07-12-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,085
Posted By MNRon
Great folks to work with. Gloria was VERY...

Great folks to work with. Gloria was VERY helpful as I was having a Paypal issue, but overcame it.

I installed my fork brace and as mentioned before, it took longer to get it out of the packing...
Forum: Beasts 06-02-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,345
Posted By MNRon
My '05 wee scared me badly on my first long trip....

My '05 wee scared me badly on my first long trip. Since then I've raised the forks, played with windshields and everything else suggested above. I've been riding for over 40 years yet this is the...
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2009, 06:14 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 74,820
Posted By MNRon
We will expect pictures when you get it. :freaky...

We will expect pictures when you get it. :freaky

I sold my '89 to get my first KLR. I liked the bike a lot and would do it again. A buddy and I went from MN to Colorado via the Black Hills...
Forum: Beasts 05-20-2009, 02:16 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,793
Posted By MNRon
Madstad first, then you can find the right shield...

Madstad first, then you can find the right shield if necessary. I went through a few shields before I put on the Madstad. I have settled on the Givi screen as I wanted a little more width, but not...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2009, 07:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,586
Posted By MNRon
'05 Wee. I have the same thing, started with...

'05 Wee. I have the same thing, started with about 1000 miles on it or so, now with 30k. I'm just used to it.
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