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Forum: Hacks 05-21-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By kevlar930
hydawaydoc, thanks for the great info! I really...

hydawaydoc, thanks for the great info! I really like the look of that Hack. In addition, my dad has a DL1000 I might be able to buy. Never thought of putting a hack on a DL1000. As I get closer...
Forum: Hacks 05-19-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By kevlar930
My goal is to start the puppy riding in the side...

My goal is to start the puppy riding in the side car while he is a puppy and only short trips around the neighborhood.

A little background on the puppy. I though I had one secured, but after...
Forum: Hacks 05-19-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 652
Posted By kevlar930
Question Have Great Dane, need transportation!

I'm in the process of acquiring another Great Dane (lost my beloved Brutus Maximus in a divorce). My ex-wife hated motorcycles and hated the thought of me traveling with Brutus even more (which is...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-13-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 32,368
Posted By kevlar930
Impatiently waiting on an update!:ddog ...

Impatiently waiting on an update!:ddog

Seriously, nice build. Cannot wait to see how this turns out!:clap
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 05-08-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,565
Posted By kevlar930
Are you sure you are on a 1190 and not a...

Are you sure you are on a 1190 and not a GS?!?!?:lol3

Seriously, that really sucks. I hope you get this sorted since the 1190 is one of the best bikes I have ever owned (I have put 10k miles on...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,147
Posted By kevlar930
How are you guys getting such high milage out of...

How are you guys getting such high milage out of the A3s? I shredded mine in less than 5k and probably should have replaced them at around 4k. Both front and rear. Granted, I am riding a KTM...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,147
Posted By kevlar930
I'm not shocked. The A3s are one of the worse...

I'm not shocked. The A3s are one of the worse tires I have ever ridden.
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By kevlar930
The only acceptable top box for a KLR is a milk...

The only acceptable top box for a KLR is a milk crate found on the side of the road!:lol3

Seriously, BootsandPants provided some good info. Here are some extra thoughts:

1) If you go with soft...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 515
Views: 51,649
Posted By kevlar930
What are the implications for having a non DOT...

What are the implications for having a non DOT approved helmet if you order from bike outfit (their website even states it is not legal in the US)? The significant savings has me very interested. I...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-30-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By kevlar930
A n00b with 2 posts wants to borrow someone's...

A n00b with 2 posts wants to borrow someone's $17k motorcycle? I see this ending well...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-29-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,750
Posted By kevlar930
If you have not already done so, check out the...

If you have not already done so, check out the BDCW skid plate with side stand relocation kit. It makes the side stand more stable (and also prevents the side stand from damaging your engine case in...
Forum: Ride reports 04-02-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 22,761
Posted By kevlar930
Nice premise for a trip! Subscribed!

Nice premise for a trip! Subscribed!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,041
Posted By kevlar930
Flashing the brake lights and turning on the...

Flashing the brake lights and turning on the hazards have been discussed extensively (and I personally hit the hazards). However, something I have been thinking about is a device like this:...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,151
Posted By kevlar930
http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd20/bigdpizzle...

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd20/bigdpizzle/Christ-Not-this-again.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 48,440
Posted By kevlar930
Dave6523 & Larryboy, I have immensely...

Dave6523 & Larryboy,

I have immensely enjoyed following your ride reports. Thanks for giving giving a trip to daydream about!:clap

Kevlar930
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,332
Posted By kevlar930
I had this happen to me last yr on Red Mountain...

I had this happen to me last yr on Red Mountain Pass in Colorado:

http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m17/nuts930/Mobile%20Uploads/20140828_202547_zpsfynxkxfn.jpg

While I was having fun, I wasnt...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-23-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 21,342
Posted By kevlar930
I'm trying to clear my schedule Wednesday to go...

I'm trying to clear my schedule Wednesday to go get it, but it is a 400 mile round trip for me. After doing 1700 miles last week and probably going to DV this weekend, not sure I want to spend that...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-23-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,307
Posted By kevlar930
That would be one asshole of a traffic cop. I...

That would be one asshole of a traffic cop. I know I have filtered by cops at that exact light between the slow and turn lane many times with no consequences. That said, YMMV!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,240,660
Posted By kevlar930
I'm used to being hit up for spare change at gas...

I'm used to being hit up for spare change at gas stations, but the latest was a new one: "You have a motorcycle, so you must be rich and you can give me some change." For the first time in my life,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-23-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 13,307
Posted By kevlar930
I filter to the front of the stop light all the...

I filter to the front of the stop light all the time and have only had one incident (in hundreds, if not thousands of lights). This asshole in a lifted truck thought it would be funny to open his...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-23-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 21,342
Posted By kevlar930
My god, you went out of the way to get a tag! I...

My god, you went out of the way to get a tag! I really wished you would have posted it a week ago since I was within 50 miles of it last week. If I have the time, I might make the trip to get the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,094
Posted By kevlar930
There's a reason I moved from Colorado to LA...

There's a reason I moved from Colorado to LA...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-17-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,163
Posted By kevlar930
I'm currently in the middle of a 10 day trip...

I'm currently in the middle of a 10 day trip where all I'm using is a Kriega US-40 combo (US-20 & 2 US-10). Today is a rest day, but I'll get a pic of it tomorrow and post it so you can see what it...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-16-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,163
Posted By kevlar930
Kriega US-20. Use mine all the time.

Kriega US-20. Use mine all the time.
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,150
Posted By kevlar930
How wide is your foot? Sidi boots tend to run...

How wide is your foot? Sidi boots tend to run narrow, so they will be uncomfortable for a wide foot. My advice is to find a store & try both on & walk about for a bit. You will probably make a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-25-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,597
Posted By kevlar930
I thought I was going to die riding from Denver...

I thought I was going to die riding from Denver to Colorado Springs yesterday. I have never seen so many aggressive and inattentive drivers in my life and I live and do most of my riding in LA!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 32,382
Posted By kevlar930
Agreed 100%. When I'm in LA, 90% of the time I'm...

Agreed 100%. When I'm in LA, 90% of the time I'm on the bike and splitting. I rarely have people try to block me. Usually the people who try to block me have out of state plates and tend to be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,303
Posted By kevlar930
I have worn hearing aids since I was two yrs old....

I have worn hearing aids since I was two yrs old. I always take them out and wear ear plugs (hell, even with the ear plugs, I can hear the Tuono's exhaust loud and clear! :lol3). I figure I dont...
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 845
Posted By kevlar930
I wore a pair Tulluride gloves to Alaska and...

I wore a pair Tulluride gloves to Alaska and back. For the price, they are great gloves. I rode through some torrential downpours on that trip and not once did my hands get wet. In addition, very...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,054
Posted By kevlar930
I talk, but it is usually profanities directed at...

I talk, but it is usually profanities directed at idiot cagers!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-08-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 587
Posted By kevlar930
Need a recommendation for someone to repaint my bike in LA

Before you flame me about the search function, my search turned up a shit-ton of KLR dipshits rattle canning their bikes on the cheap. I'm not interested in whether Orchard, Home Depot, or Lowes has...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,243
Posted By kevlar930
I was a little chilled riding home tonight in...

I was a little chilled riding home tonight in perforated leather. Guess it is time to dig out the mid weight gear!:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 14,174
Posted By kevlar930
Enjoying the report so far. In!:clap

Enjoying the report so far. In!:clap
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,648
Posted By kevlar930
I have a 2013 Tuono that I love. Race map,...

I have a 2013 Tuono that I love. Race map, dropped the front sprocket a tooth, disconnected the flapper valve, Arrow exhaust with DB killer removed, Evap canister removed, MSR touring windscreen,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 468,529
Posted By kevlar930
Probably some of the best advice in this thread. ...

Probably some of the best advice in this thread. If you are not 100% on top of your game for whatever reason (pissed off, sick, hungover, etc), dont get on a motorcycle. I know people will say the...
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 43,948
Posted By kevlar930
Big Money Waste

Big Money Waste
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-03-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,884
Posted By kevlar930
http://assets.diylol.com/hfs/47b/b31/bb4/resized/p...

http://assets.diylol.com/hfs/47b/b31/bb4/resized/popefacepalm-meme-generator-aw-jeez-not-this-shit-again-949355.jpg?1360352868.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-03-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,884
Posted By kevlar930
+1. After a slowdown, I will not start splitting...

+1. After a slowdown, I will not start splitting until lane jumpers have settled, which is generally 30 second to a minute. Would rather wait for a few secs than be taken out by an inattentive...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,783
Posted By kevlar930
I rode over 100 miles today running errands all...

I rode over 100 miles today running errands all over LA. I was probably lane sharing for 75 of that. Guess what. I didnt have a single close call!!! Can you believe that?!?!?:rofl

Seriously,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,567
Posted By kevlar930
Thank god there are no videos on YouTube showing...

Thank god there are no videos on YouTube showing people crashing doing wheelies at 60 mph or else your argument might not hold water. Oh wait...
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