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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,016
Posted By billmags
This was hard to watch. He should take up golf.

This was hard to watch. He should take up golf.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-21-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11,551
Views: 2,338,596
Posted By billmags
If this is real, he's a lucky guy.

If this is real, he's a lucky guy.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-20-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,653
Views: 760,549
Posted By billmags
Congrats on the new Strom! You've made a wise...

Congrats on the new Strom! You've made a wise choice. :) Have fun.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,376,497
Posted By billmags
Halleluia-it's not called "True...

Halleluia-it's not called "True Adventure."
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By billmags
Bent my key.

Put the key between two pieces of wood then put it in a bench vise - it should straighten out some.
Forum: Airheads 05-11-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 645
Posted By billmags
I'd find another real locksmith.

I'd find another real locksmith.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-02-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3,653
Views: 760,549
Posted By billmags
Are those socks upon your shocks? :)

Are those socks upon your shocks? :)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-25-2015, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3,653
Views: 760,549
Posted By billmags
I think these two are in somewhere in South...

I think these two are in somewhere in South America now

http://www.2ar.eu/
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-20-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3,653
Views: 760,549
Posted By billmags
Congrats! What was weirder were the...

Congrats!

What was weirder were the compliments I got on it from women, and some dudes.
I couldn't see past those reflectors but now they're gone- she's a looker to me. ;)
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 20,147
Posted By billmags
It looks like it will make a nice pit bike/...

It looks like it will make a nice pit bike/ camping ride. It's not for me but if it gets someone riding then it has done its job.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-13-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,569
Posted By billmags
:thumb Great pics! Looking fwd to more.

:thumb Great pics! Looking fwd to more.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-12-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 26,161
Views: 1,881,346
Posted By billmags
It's dangerous all over due to the potholes -...

It's dangerous all over due to the potholes - I've been avoiding NYC- riding upstate and LI but it's all full caution riding.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,845
Views: 422,867
Posted By billmags
It shouldn't come with anything other than an...

It shouldn't come with anything other than an affidavit that it was crushed and discarded.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-07-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,395
Posted By billmags
Nice Burgman! Have fun with it.

Nice Burgman! Have fun with it.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 241
Posted By billmags
It's fairly simple on that bike. You will need...

It's fairly simple on that bike.
You will need the measurements of the slack and the torque numbers for the axle bolt. I'd head over to the DR650 thread or the DR forums for some detailed pics and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-04-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,165
Posted By billmags
I really like Kawis and the Versys is a nice...

I really like Kawis and the Versys is a nice machine. To me, the V-strom was more of a purpose-built machine that stands on it's own. That said, before the new DL1000 came on the scene- I was annoyed...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-03-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,520
Posted By billmags
Let me count the ways... I LOVE THE BEAK AND...

Let me count the ways...

I LOVE THE BEAK AND EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS BIKE!

I'll have mine a year in a few weeks and I am more than happy. I'm not looking forward to any other new bikes on the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-25-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 26,161
Views: 1,881,346
Posted By billmags
'It's a war zone!" If only someone would pop...

'It's a war zone!"
If only someone would pop out of that field with a bazooka and take him out.
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,627
Posted By billmags
This^ , unless I'm a pedestrian, then it's on my...

This^ , unless I'm a pedestrian, then it's on my belt.

Sometimes I keep one of the locking vise grip types in a tool bag to act as a replacement shift lever, if needed.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-16-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 3,653
Views: 760,549
Posted By billmags
2014 DL1000 Vstrom

If it were one sided I'd say it may be a bearing / alignment /or wheel issue. Or even you'd been favoring right or left hand turns.
But this is strange- like the tire compound has been affected-...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,943
Posted By billmags
Good RR- it's been a good frozen Saturday morning...

Good RR- it's been a good frozen Saturday morning read so far :thumb , looking fwd to more.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-02-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 26,161
Views: 1,881,346
Posted By billmags
I think it will be okay. The current rain should...

I think it will be okay. The current rain should help defrost it.

I have a FDNY friend who worked this fire and he looked almost as frozen.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-12-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 3,653
Views: 760,549
Posted By billmags
^yep. The grunt is there when you need it and...

^yep. The grunt is there when you need it and that's where the smiles come from. The V2 is right in the sweet spot for me.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-18-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,803
Posted By billmags
The Cross Bronx Expy is like having root canal....

The Cross Bronx Expy is like having root canal. No, it's worse.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-18-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,803
Posted By billmags
Ha! We always knew Queens was the best. Once the...

Ha! We always knew Queens was the best. Once the Hipsters start acquiring queens accents and start complaining it will be even better. :)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-17-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,803
Posted By billmags
I agree with all 'cept Staten Island's Mandolin...

I agree with all 'cept Staten Island's Mandolin Bros. shop is mecca for acoustic guitarists (if you're into that).

Wave to us peasants in Queens if you're on the upper east side, and have fun.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-17-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,289
Posted By billmags
Welcome! I'd get a good used comfy streetbike to...

Welcome! I'd get a good used comfy streetbike to get my feet wet and since you have a place upstate I'd eventually get a DS/dirt bike to leave up there. Riding a 250 on the highway will get old...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-26-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3,653
Views: 760,549
Posted By billmags
You need to get the V2 so we can see some...

You need to get the V2 so we can see some pictures of it in Alaska! ;)
It is a tough choice- both are great bikes.
Good luck.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 23,829
Posted By billmags
Depends. My Golf TDI is from Deutschland so are...

Depends. My Golf TDI is from Deutschland so are GTI's. The new Passats are built here. Jettas are Mexico.
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 496
Views: 56,226
Posted By billmags
I'm a Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, Kawasaki guy. ...

I'm a Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, Kawasaki guy.
This a great time, once again.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-22-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,587
Posted By billmags
The current road test should be the permit test...

The current road test should be the permit test for an L plate and maybe a tiered system. That won't happen though. Retesting on parallel parking is useless as more than half the state never has to,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-21-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26,161
Views: 1,881,346
Posted By billmags
Nice! [emoji106]

Nice! [emoji106]
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-21-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 26,161
Views: 1,881,346
Posted By billmags
That clip of the guy, on what looks like a VFR,...

That clip of the guy, on what looks like a VFR, did well by refusing to push the bike. I wonder what would have happened if he didn't tell the officer that he was going to be on YouTube.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-21-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 26,161
Views: 1,881,346
Posted By billmags
That toon reminds of GTA -the faggio. Lol

That toon reminds of GTA -the faggio. Lol
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-20-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 26,161
Views: 1,881,346
Posted By billmags
the pizza?

the pizza?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,463
Posted By billmags
car tried to hit me twice

This is what I'm reading - car did something stupid and made him swerve. Rider gets pissed and catches up to him probably shaking a fist. Driver w/kids says wtf and threatens him with a swerve. Car...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-19-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,376,497
Posted By billmags
Yes- this^

Yes- this^
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-19-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,376,497
Posted By billmags
To clarify what I meant about Honda's golden era...

To clarify what I meant about Honda's golden era is the period from the late 80's to the late 90's when their engineering and quality was at it's peak in both the auto and mc divisions.
I've heard...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-19-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,376,497
Posted By billmags
This was around, what I like to call, Honda's...

This was around, what I like to call, Honda's golden era. There were a lot of models coming from Japan in various styles back then. Many of us were following the 'sportbike' class wars which were...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-17-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,992
Posted By billmags
Öhlins time? ;) Stuff happens, at least...

Öhlins time? ;)
Stuff happens, at least you'll have peace of mind on your trip.
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