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Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,990
Posted By bikerfish
Just a heads up, good deals can be found on base...

Just a heads up, good deals can be found on base layers right now at ski shops, with the ski season ending, most shops have good sales. Im in taos right now and a couple shops have 50% sales.
Forum: Americas 03-21-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 406
Posted By bikerfish
I'd tell the harley guy his bike's gonna get...

I'd tell the harley guy his bike's gonna get dirty!!
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,711
Posted By bikerfish
been mixing brands for half a million miles,...

been mixing brands for half a million miles, never an issue. For long trips, I used to put a street tire on the back and a dualsport on the front, this was back before longer range dualsport tires...
Forum: Upcoming 03-19-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,297
Posted By bikerfish
they should change the name to the "recall...

they should change the name to the "recall rally"!!:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Airheads 03-19-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 458
Posted By bikerfish
I mounted a homemade set on mine a few years...

I mounted a homemade set on mine a few years back, I made my own mounts from steel strap from home depot, very sturdy.
Forum: Americas 03-16-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 892
Posted By bikerfish
regarding the original route, probably some...

regarding the original route, probably some fucking hipster just discovered a paper map of the country.:lol3

there IS no ultimate route. a person can, and often does, spend a lifetime exploring...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By bikerfish
The VERY(1981) first bmw R80g/s's could be...

The VERY(1981) first bmw R80g/s's could be bought with ONE white krauser pannier, mounted opposite the exhaust side.
Forum: Racing 03-14-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 81,931
Posted By bikerfish
That's what I like to see, should make for some...

That's what I like to see, should make for some great close racing!!!
Forum: Racing 03-14-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,947
Posted By bikerfish
yep, it was actually a good race, I tried to...

yep, it was actually a good race, I tried to watch between naps!
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,184
Posted By bikerfish
one bonus about sleeping in your car, I drove...

one bonus about sleeping in your car, I drove down to Daytona one year, towed a bike, I slept in the car a couple nights for some vintage races at Jennings, it was very hot and humid one evening, I...
Forum: Racing 03-13-2015, 04:09 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,947
Posted By bikerfish
Nothing like waiting till the last minute!!! The...

Nothing like waiting till the last minute!!! The coverage for the flattrack races was pretty good last night, image was good, not all jumpy like it was early last year.
probably won't watch it...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-12-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,415
Posted By bikerfish
Helge Pederson has always been one of my...

Helge Pederson has always been one of my inspirations. LWR and LWD are fun to watch, which I do at some point every winter, and if I had the money and resources, sure, nothing wrong with traveling...
Forum: Racing 03-11-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,947
Posted By bikerfish
wait a minute, isn't fanschoice part of the...

wait a minute, isn't fanschoice part of the France empire? or at least has something to do with them?? and they can't use it to show their own damn race????
:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3
Forum: Racing 03-11-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,620
Posted By bikerfish
I agree, I think Bryan is gonna be motivated...

I agree, I think Bryan is gonna be motivated beyond belief, especially after last year. He's gonna come out swinging, maybe not at Daytona, but watch out once we get to the miles!!
Forum: Trip Planning 03-10-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By bikerfish
It's great to plan, and I do it for every trip,...

It's great to plan, and I do it for every trip, whether it's a weekend or a month, but don't be afraid to change the plan as the trip progresses, roads, weather, crowds, etc, can all make your most...
Forum: Racing 03-09-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,947
Posted By bikerfish
yep, the Daytona 200 has nothing to do with ama...

yep, the Daytona 200 has nothing to do with ama pro racing, it's nothing more than a club race.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 351
Posted By bikerfish
not sure if It was done when you rebuilt the...

not sure if It was done when you rebuilt the carb, but the slide needle and associated parts wear and will lead to very poor running, replacing with new made my xl250 feel like a different machine.
Forum: Americas 03-05-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,608
Posted By bikerfish
look at map of US, look at route of TAT, THEN...

look at map of US, look at route of TAT, THEN look at all the other stuff it misses. so no, your going to miss a TON of sights on ANY crosscountry trip, but you can maximize by doing a large loop....
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By bikerfish
actually, yes, it will work, I have my r80 PD...

actually, yes, it will work, I have my r80 PD tank and corbin seat on my r100r, which has the same subframe as the GS's. You'll have to rework the seat latch and so forth, but it can done.
Forum: Airheads 03-03-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,100
Posted By bikerfish
while my 78 r100/7 is my favorite, I gotta say my...

while my 78 r100/7 is my favorite, I gotta say my 93 R100R is a much better bike, keeping the airhead engine and character, while having almost modern suspension and brakes.
Forum: Racing 03-02-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,947
Posted By bikerfish
meh

meh
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 788
Posted By bikerfish
I bought a used one when I was a junior in high...

I bought a used one when I was a junior in high school, My dad made me buy it, my first BMW, still have it 26 years later, I'll never sell it, and it gets to go on a trip every few years. It's been...
Forum: Americas 02-25-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 435
Posted By bikerfish
yeah, the campground on the west rim is Colton...

yeah, the campground on the west rim is Colton Point, less developed and less busy then the eastern rim(leonard Harrison). Still an easy ride into Wellsboro or Galeton for dinner and beer(supplies!)...
Forum: Airheads 02-25-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,291
Posted By bikerfish
hindsight is what it is, but if there is EVER a...

hindsight is what it is, but if there is EVER a hint the nuts won't come off, then they should be cut off. new nuts are always cheaper than new threads!
I've cut off many, used a sawzall with a...
Forum: Racing 02-24-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 81,931
Posted By bikerfish
While it won't make it faster(maybe!) I think...

While it won't make it faster(maybe!) I think the 2015 Duc is better looking, looks leaner and meaner.
Forum: Racing 02-23-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 81,931
Posted By bikerfish
Mark was most likely testing different...

Mark was most likely testing different parts/set-ups. Remember, testing isn't always about the outright fastest time, but to find out what will allow the fastest time for about 26 laps! Don't know...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,585
Posted By bikerfish
After you invent the perfect pannier, maybe you...

After you invent the perfect pannier, maybe you could work on the perfect tire, or better yet, the perfect oil!!! In other words, there is no such thing, only what works good for you.
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,610
Posted By bikerfish
Those were the R100r battle of the legend...

Those were the R100r battle of the legend racebikes, used to love watching those guys wring them out. The mystic came later, an attempt to make the R100r a bit sexier and sell a few more. basically...
Forum: Americas 02-15-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 661
Posted By bikerfish
last week of may, I'd head over to Moab!!! Unless...

last week of may, I'd head over to Moab!!! Unless you like to push bikes through snow.
Forum: Airheads 02-13-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,610
Posted By bikerfish
the stock handlebars will NOT work, those avon...

the stock handlebars will NOT work, those avon fairings require either clubman bars or clip-ons to avoid hitting the fairing when turning.
Very cool looking fairings though, and I'd love to have...
Forum: Racing 02-13-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,774
Views: 114,013
Posted By bikerfish
I saw it listed on fox sports 2, I think it...

I saw it listed on fox sports 2, I think it starts at 8est.
Forum: Racing 02-10-2015, 03:51 PM
Replies: 901
Views: 81,931
Posted By bikerfish
While I love the IOM, there is no way I would...

While I love the IOM, there is no way I would want to see my motogp favs risking life and limb needlessly there. I want to continue to see these guys race each other, not watch them attend funerals....
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,142
Posted By bikerfish
I did a month long trip this past summer, two up...

I did a month long trip this past summer, two up on a 2012 wee, similar list to yours, but no cooling fan!! I do carry one or two fly rods and reels on every trip, since it's my second passion. we do...
Forum: Racing 02-06-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 901
Views: 81,931
Posted By bikerfish
I think they are used to it by now. I think...

I think they are used to it by now.
I think Nicky near back of the pack on the proddy Honda is thinking WTF!!!!!
If Crutchlow can't do better on the LCR bike, there is no longer any hope for him...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-04-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3,975
Views: 182,235
Posted By bikerfish
didn't a guy do that ride on a Guzzi ambassador...

didn't a guy do that ride on a Guzzi ambassador and post about it, Now THAT's a ride!!!
Forum: Racing 02-02-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,306
Posted By bikerfish
what?? it never rains at mid-ohio!!:lol3 ...

what?? it never rains at mid-ohio!!:lol3

yeah, I've heard the track doesn't want to make the changes to make it useable in the wet. maybe if the series grows and prospers, things will change.
Forum: Racing 02-02-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,306
Posted By bikerfish
I'm also bummed about mid-ohio not being on the...

I'm also bummed about mid-ohio not being on the schedule, but I think the track and the ama are up each other's asses, being the home of the "used to be worth attending" vintage days, and close to...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,306
Posted By bikerfish
fuck Daytona, that ship has sailed, never to be...

fuck Daytona, that ship has sailed, never to be the same again, like said above, get over it!
I fully support the motoamerica guys and wish them nothing but the best, and I'll go to any race that...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-01-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3,975
Views: 182,235
Posted By bikerfish
That highway really bums me out, just what wv...

That highway really bums me out, just what wv needs, MORE Washingtonians and baltimorons.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-31-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 3,975
Views: 182,235
Posted By bikerfish
I took a break this weekend, hit the trail at...

I took a break this weekend, hit the trail at moraine on my xc skis, be back up next weekend, sat I'll be at HV, but I might ski the springs on sunday, I'll let you know for sure later in the week.
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