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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 08:09 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 22,162
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
Great report! I love Route 66. I drove parts...

Great report!

I love Route 66. I drove parts of it when I was bringing my '67 Cougar from Arizona to Texas, and started wondering if the car had been there before; maybe cruising along past some...
Forum: Battle scooters Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 748
Views: 186,299
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
In Texas, it isn't legally a scooter unless it...

In Texas, it isn't legally a scooter unless it has a flat platform to place your feet on, not foot pegs. :deal

Under 150cc is a motor-driven cycle, and requires a motorcycle license to operate.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 83,368
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
Seriously? I have never seen a Cossack patch...

Seriously?

I have never seen a Cossack patch around here. I used to see a few guys from the Longriders MC come through (they were based in Longview, TX), but most of the colors that I see around...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 83,368
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
(Once upon a time, okay, fairly recently, at a HA...

(Once upon a time, okay, fairly recently, at a HA meeting...)

President:

Hey guys, I was reading a thread on ADVRider, and those guys don't think we're cool!

Members:

Dude???
WTF?
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 504,983
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
Great stuff Anna! Glad you're back! :clap I...

Great stuff Anna! Glad you're back! :clap

I hope you aren't always that hard on yourself. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,365
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
This should be great! :lurk

This should be great!

:lurk
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 20,631
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
The original Hipsters! :lol3

The original Hipsters! :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 20,631
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
Smug, arrogant, know-it-alls? It just sounds...

Smug, arrogant, know-it-alls?

It just sounds like a typical 20 something to me. (Or teens through 20's.)

I know I thought that I knew everything at that age, too. The Hipsters may dress funny,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,796
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
Here's mine when the road (jeep trail) ran out in...

Here's mine when the road (jeep trail) ran out in a lovely cactus filled field.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8852/17572126388_a379a5bc79_z.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/sLMJYm)


This is the hill we...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 8,850
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
Back in the 80s, I rode old beat up bikes...

Back in the 80s,

I rode old beat up bikes from the 60s & 70s.

I drove an old 72 Olds 442.

I wore jeans, black tee shirts, and military surplus jackets.

My riding boots were surplus Viet...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,872
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
That type of scene is very common around here. ...

That type of scene is very common around here.

White dudes on Big Twins, very common here.
Black guys on BTs playing pirate, not as much.

White dudes on Goldwings, very common.

DS bikes on...
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,122
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
Any plans on going through Detriot? I love...

Any plans on going through Detriot?

I love the Ride Reports about Third World countries! :D
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,030
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
This is a great looking hotel! I'm in. :lurk

This is a great looking hotel!

I'm in. :lurk
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 20,631
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
Scramma-lamma-ding-dong? :rofl

Scramma-lamma-ding-dong? :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,620
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
1. Price. No use in looking at anything I can't...

1. Price. No use in looking at anything I can't pay for.

2. Function. What do I need to use it for.

3. General mechanical condition. Can use to negotiate price.

4. Lastly, looks. I'm not...
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,769
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 21,407
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
Not working here either. :waysad

Not working here either. :waysad
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 2,503,460
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
CDs in the 80's? :huh My Walkman only played...

CDs in the 80's? :huh

My Walkman only played cassette tapes in the 80's!

CDs are SO 90's! :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,106
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
The Google Maps link works. It looks like a great...

The Google Maps link works. It looks like a great trip.

I'm in! :1drink
Forum: The Garage 04-23-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1,189
Views: 455,158
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
If the pistons are really stuck in the calipers,...

If the pistons are really stuck in the calipers, and air pressure won't pop them loose, screw a grease zerk in to the caliper where the brake line threads in, and use a grease gun to press them out.
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 5,436
Views: 1,111,532
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
There were a lot of women that wanted me to give...

There were a lot of women that wanted me to give them rides on my '72 Sporty.

I got quite a few moaners, several "ohmygodohmygodOHMYGOD!" and even some screamers. Nails raking across the chest and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5,436
Views: 1,111,532
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
It makes it go faster out the dealer's door! :lol3

It makes it go faster out the dealer's door! :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 2,503,460
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
They make special motorcycle top case dog...

They make special motorcycle top case dog carriers. They are equipped with restraints to protect your dog, and keep it from jumping out.

Do a Google search, and you'll find quite a few.
Forum: Thumpers 03-09-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 2,503,460
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
I guess that makes me a 2%er! :lol3 I never...

I guess that makes me a 2%er! :lol3

I never has to push my Hondas home either. I called Progressive and Flo sent a tow truck! :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 2,503,460
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
I like them well enough, in fact 4 out of 5 of my...

I like them well enough, in fact 4 out of 5 of my non-running bikes are Hondas!

I just have never found one that lived up to the "legendary reliability" myth.

My 72 AMF Ironhead Sportster was...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 2,503,460
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
:rofl:poser:rofl:poser:rofl :bert Got...

:rofl:poser:rofl:poser:rofl

:bert Got anymore Red Kool Aid? :lol3
Forum: Old's Cool 03-08-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3,270
Views: 977,310
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
What bike number?

What bike number?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-07-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 92,125
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
So, when they get old and saggy, they become...

So, when they get old and saggy, they become horizontal twins?

Now we know how BMWs were designed! :rofl
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-24-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 92,125
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
It's only $19.99 at Harbor Freight. ...

It's only $19.99 at Harbor Freight.
http://www.harborfreight.com/air-file-1704.html

:deal
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 44,896
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
Marmots, naps and artistic photography . . . who...

Marmots, naps and artistic photography . . . who could want anything more? :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 23,980
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
Well, you'll be glad to know that "Esto es...

Well, you'll be glad to know that "Esto es Guerra" is on YouTube, so you'll never have to miss another episode! :lol3

I hope your recovery is quick! :1drink
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,832
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
Sounds interesting. :lurk

Sounds interesting. :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 44,896
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
Good pics. I'm in! :1drink

Good pics. I'm in! :1drink
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-18-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 32,681
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
The other kids were jealous for a while, but then...

The other kids were jealous for a while, but then a lot of them started getting even bigger bikes, anywhere from 80cc's up to 305's. Then I was the guy with the little bike.

A friend of mine had...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-17-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 32,681
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
klaviator, I had a CT70 that looked just like the...

klaviator, I had a CT70 that looked just like the one you posted, same color and all. My grandparents bought it for me when I was 11. It was the new 72 model, and the only one the dealer had was the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,794
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
Yep, when my Honda broke down, I met the nicest...

Yep, when my Honda broke down, I met the nicest people - all riding Harleys! Unfortunately, none had any metric tools.

Not a single Honda rider stopped to offer help. :huh
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 76,011
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
You can unsubscribe without throwing a tantrum! ...

You can unsubscribe without throwing a tantrum!

:asta
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8,763
Views: 2,503,460
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
There's this one on a 112 cc scooter: ...

There's this one on a 112 cc scooter:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1027184
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 18,062
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
I find that I would much rather read a RTWDoug...

I find that I would much rather read a RTWDoug ride report.

They contain great philosophical ideas, quaint anecdotes, witty sayings, useful motorcycle maintenance tips, and most of all they cause...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 318
Views: 85,720
Posted By Dirt Road Cowboy
Go ahead and start the report. :deal I'm...

Go ahead and start the report. :deal

I'm subscribed! :rofl
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