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Forum: Thumpers 12-10-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 16,330
Views: 915,952
Posted By snooter
another year another japan/yamaha...

another year another japan/yamaha disappointment,..i threw in the towel and bought a scooter
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 99,567
Posted By snooter
i like this report and yes i like that sign..

i like this report and yes i like that sign..
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,922
Posted By snooter
the hawgs so far are a bit disapointing to me.may...

the hawgs so far are a bit disapointing to me.may be they can pull out at least a win this year..very good RR and i have enjoyed it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-02-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 49,956
Posted By snooter
still waiting...fully expecting a let down from...

still waiting...fully expecting a let down from yamaha...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 101,609
Posted By snooter
you ever get that new rear shock installed?..if...

you ever get that new rear shock installed?..if you did I missed that post and was inquiring how the bike is with the new shock
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 25,023
Posted By snooter
i do not see much from the japs in the...

i do not see much from the japs in the foreseeable future but may be they will surprise me..im looking for a used Beta (may be) but if the WR450 is street legal from the factory I am getting a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 371
Views: 50,140
Posted By snooter
only a junk 1978 suziki was test rode once by me...

only a junk 1978 suziki was test rode once by me (only time allowed by a dealer)..ended up with a 79 DT175 from the yamaha dealer 2 hours later (this was all back in 1980ish time frame)...i tried for...
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 49,956
Posted By snooter
the good news is yamaha has not screwed us as of...

the good news is yamaha has not screwed us as of yet....the downside is in 2020 we will still be waiting
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 26,220
Posted By snooter
never owned a bmw..wanted an X challenge but...

never owned a bmw..wanted an X challenge but geesh talk about trash suspension..luv to own a 650 true dual sport with state of the art components (why cant they use ohlin?)..now i read this..kinda...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 101,609
Posted By snooter
in some sense it was probably best your tire was...

in some sense it was probably best your tire was at 5psi..buying a new tire after the roads you have been on is cheap compared to a broken leg....always check tire pressure when tires are cold (first...
Forum: Thumpers 07-14-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 982
Posted By snooter
lemme guess..tree huggers sponsored...

lemme guess..tree huggers sponsored legislation?..what was the reason given by the politicians as to why this legislation was needed?
Forum: Americas 07-14-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 28,343
Views: 2,452,876
Posted By snooter
what have the mexican people said about what...

what have the mexican people said about what happened to devert?..anything in the comments section of local media outlets down there or has it all been silence?-god speed
Forum: Americas 07-12-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 28,343
Views: 2,452,876
Posted By snooter
my post was my words and directed at no one (I...

my post was my words and directed at no one (I never quoted any other post)..i dont want to be involved in a crap storm..my heart goes out to that guy and his family..there are some crime scene...
Forum: Americas 07-11-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 28,343
Views: 2,452,876
Posted By snooter
the violence speaks for itself in mexico..media...

the violence speaks for itself in mexico..media is just reporting on it..i dont see any media conspiracy here..yes chicago is just as violent and other cities here are as well (or nearly)..if you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 14,685
Posted By snooter
the real question is how fast I can get tail to...

the real question is how fast I can get tail to approach with me on a new bike or lets say a 1936 harley or 1939 indian..i have no experience on this since i never owned a street bike in my life and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 20,182
Posted By snooter
dunno..id like an answer to this question myself...

dunno..id like an answer to this question myself and not from a dealer
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 20,182
Posted By snooter
maico..when they were dialed in nutin could run...

maico..when they were dialed in nutin could run with em..problem was getting them dialed in (is anything different today?)..if i was buying a new euro bike i would get a beta..i see a beta in my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,903
Posted By snooter
and thats why the guy on the dr650 went right...

and thats why the guy on the dr650 went right over the cliff
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,903
Posted By snooter
any physics talk i need pictures and of course...

any physics talk i need pictures and of course books with pop-ups..all i can say is i watched that guy who drove his big heavy bike (weight/mass whatever) off the cliff and thats all i needed to know...
Forum: Thumpers 07-10-2014, 02:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 380
Posted By snooter
2 choices Beta or WR450

love to see a bmw thumper in 450 range that does not require huge front end/rear shock funds to get right (I know never goin happen) so with that looks like Beta in 430 or the WR 450 if yamaha gives...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,684
Posted By snooter
id like to see a gs450 that is truly ready to go...

id like to see a gs450 that is truly ready to go for adv riding (300ish dry weight)..id like to see bmw invest in a real adv front end..yes its almost comical the yz fork swap when the euros have...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 20,147
Posted By snooter
luv these side car jaunts in areas that a sane...

luv these side car jaunts in areas that a sane person would not venture..your blessed as my wife unit will not even agree to go for a ride in the side car.."there dangerous" is what i hear..god speed...
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 559
Views: 53,174
Posted By snooter
I dont have any issue with HD marketing lectric...

I dont have any issue with HD marketing lectric bike (if story is legit)...in the end if an ass-less chapped broad straddles the lectric bike we all will still look...nah I just do not see this as...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 7,446
Views: 2,211,809
Posted By snooter
if he is hungry i would feed him..if he needs a...

if he is hungry i would feed him..if he needs a lil gas in the cycle i would give him my spare fuel..but i am not going to purchase the booze for him...he can get a job for that,,
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7,446
Views: 2,211,809
Posted By snooter
seriously?..i read most all your stuff on here...

seriously?..i read most all your stuff on here and like your approach to life..but donating money for someone to become a life long member of the FSA is maybe not such a good idea?..you also believe...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 29,550
Posted By snooter
Rooland i can find on a map..isnt that near...

Rooland i can find on a map..isnt that near detroit?...any how here is what i know about the Roo's
-lotta snakes (nice and not so nice)
-lotta roo's
-some camels
-dingos
-interior desert
-big...
Forum: Thumpers 06-28-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 49,956
Posted By snooter
IF and thats a big IF the wr is 50 state street...

IF and thats a big IF the wr is 50 state street legal from the dealer i personally do not want a race based motor..detune it slightly for trail, woods etc..I do not want a bike where every 15 hours I...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 7,889
Views: 1,267,919
Posted By snooter
very nice..as close as bmw has ever come to a...

very nice..as close as bmw has ever come to a true dual sport in my mind..id love to see BMW build another Gs on par with the challenge or get really radical and try something in the 450ish range and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 29,550
Posted By snooter
[QUOTE=ArkieRider;24492485][QUOTE There were...

[QUOTE=ArkieRider;24492485][QUOTE

There were only32,979 new dual sport adventure bikes sold (http://rideapart.com/2014/02/2013-u-s-motorcycle-sales-scooters/)in America last year. That's not very...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 18,265
Posted By snooter
i regret not buying that 69 shelby gt500...

i regret not buying that 69 shelby gt500 convertible w/4 speedfor $5k..also still tanked up on that boss 429 i passed on for $4500...bikes no regrets..all mine have come home rusted or in milk...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,587
Posted By snooter
i would only start to worry when everybody else...

i would only start to worry when everybody else starts to copy a bike that is not HD..every jap bike looks like a HD knockoff with nintendo type pretty idiot lights and such
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 4,395
Views: 480,398
Posted By snooter
back in the 80's and before harleys kept the oil...

back in the 80's and before harleys kept the oil dry kitty litter people in business..not so much any more.

harley has done a fantastic job with marketing..cant find any faults with above...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4,395
Views: 480,398
Posted By snooter
Harley has 2 huge issues 1) more butts than...

Harley has 2 huge issues

1) more butts than bikes

-or-

2) more bikes than butts

yea what a position they are put in each year trying to forecast production.many other companies wish they...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4,843
Views: 630,949
Posted By snooter
its pretty much a given after you spend huge bux...

its pretty much a given after you spend huge bux for a bmw you have to spend thousands more for new front forks and rear shock..seriously bmw there are off the shelf products out there you could use...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4,843
Views: 630,949
Posted By snooter
well now that i see that pic i wont be getting a...

well now that i see that pic i wont be getting a bmw gs..they are not safe and cant handle an off road trail..i now worry about the safety of riding a bmw off the slab

how many bikes had that...
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,538
Posted By snooter
I agree..nothing really impresses me out there...

I agree..nothing really impresses me out there and why should I have to buy a buy a bike and then spend thousands..I am not doing that and I am not buying any bike where I have to spend time...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 29,550
Posted By snooter
road a suzi one time in 1981..never been on a...

road a suzi one time in 1981..never been on a suzi since..but i have to admit and since I am a ride whatever you have cause i like em all I have been tossing around a suzi DR for a tat adventure
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,380
Posted By snooter
I still have my 2nd bike (mid 60's) mini bike...

I still have my 2nd bike (mid 60's) mini bike with 5hp tecumsah..my 1st bike we sold after I brought it home in crates and dad helped me do a resto..all I have are mini bikes and hodaka's..1 old...
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 328
Views: 103,360
Posted By snooter
just beautiful..660 would make a good adv bike in...

just beautiful..660 would make a good adv bike in the states...its not in the cards though
Forum: Thumpers 06-10-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 49,956
Posted By snooter
still waiting..

still waiting..
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