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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-18-2011, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 826
Posted By Willbilly
What were the effects of the leaky box?

What were the effects of the leaky box?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-20-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,266
Posted By Willbilly
10-4, front door

Sometimes I'll find a cage to follow (not too closely) and hope that it will either scare the deer away or knock them into the ditch. It's kinda futile, but it allows for better side scanning of the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9,618
Views: 544,158
Posted By Willbilly
Sweet ride Sprig! Didn't know those came in black!

Sweet ride Sprig! Didn't know those came in black!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3,695
Views: 240,918
Posted By Willbilly
That's one of my favorite roads!

That's one of my favorite roads!
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-15-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,544
Posted By Willbilly
+ another 1 (except for the krautbike part)

+ another 1 (except for the krautbike part)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-14-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,550
Posted By Willbilly
any word on the charges?

any word on the charges?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-15-2011, 12:17 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,872
Posted By Willbilly
This is looking GREAT! I have 2 questions though;...

This is looking GREAT! I have 2 questions though;

a. What camera did you start out with?

b. Did you use gps tracks or a roadbook of some sort?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-29-2010, 05:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By Willbilly
Tracers for arrows (i think)

Tracers for arrows (i think)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-19-2010, 03:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,347
Posted By Willbilly
Installed my 2-bros powertips yesterday. They...

Installed my 2-bros powertips yesterday. They make quite a difference. There is less of a roar now. (Less resonance) On the road they're very nice but they are still a little loud for the driveway or...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-11-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By Willbilly
I actually do order a lot of stuff from a dealer,...

I actually do order a lot of stuff from a dealer, a Kawasaki dealer, (I'm, pretty sure they use Bike Bandit). Whenever I do, especially if it's a big buy, they cut the catalog price by 15%. I haven't...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-11-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,347
Posted By Willbilly
I just finished installing my 2Bros M2s about an...

I just finished installing my 2Bros M2s about an hour ago. After a short test ride I'm about to order the powertips to tame the noise a little bit. In retrospect, it would have made more sense to get...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-06-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By Willbilly
will do. My local dealers are my inspiration...

will do.

My local dealers are my inspiration for buying online.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-06-2010, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By Willbilly
Stock handguards '07 DL1k

SO, after saving my mirrors, controls, etc. for the third time, my throttle side handguard has decided it's had enough of me. I went on bikebandit looking for a oem replacement but the part in the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-04-2010, 03:00 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,812
Posted By Willbilly
escape route

This obsession takes on 2 forms:

A. Whenever I'm at a redlight or stopsign, I constantly check my mirrors, 1st gear, clutch in. I also make myself as visible as possible to cars and especially...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-02-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,710
Posted By Willbilly
:clap I have been planning on starting my...

:clap

I have been planning on starting my next quit with a SS1k. For some reason I never crave nicotine when I'm riding. When I stop (and ESPECIALLY when I wait) it's a different story though.
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-02-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 23,296
Posted By Willbilly
I looks like rider 2 turned left to go left....

I looks like rider 2 turned left to go left. (Counter-Counter-Steering?):huh
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-02-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 23,296
Posted By Willbilly
I keep restarting it to figure out if it's a...

I keep restarting it to figure out if it's a knife, a gun, sunglasses, or keys. (seems to shiny to be a gremlin bell, but with cruiser riders, who knows.) I can't stop laughing at the "seagull with...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-02-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,347
Posted By Willbilly
http://www.twobros.com/cgi-bin/shopper?search=acti...

http://www.twobros.com/cgi-bin/shopper?search=action&sku=005-4804&searchstart=0&template=Templates/TBRSearchResult-Simple-Suz-DL1000-SO.html

I am waiting for UPS to deliver these to me. I think...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-02-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 23,296
Posted By Willbilly
but seriously

The only conclusion that I can come to is that the guy dozed off and woke up to the sound of those life-saving loud pipes in front of him downshifting, and in a state of shock and surprise slammed...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-01-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 23,296
Posted By Willbilly
I Can't Believe...

None of YFFs have figured this out yet! :norton

It's so obvious!

Neither of those bikes had a bell hanging from the footpeg!

It's the goddamn Road Gremlins!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-01-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 31,146
Views: 2,523,784
Posted By Willbilly
DYNO Shop?

Does anyone know of a good (competent) dyno shop in the NGA/SETN area? I'm upgrading the Strom and am debating on whether to go the powercommander route or TEKA tuning.
Thanks,
Will
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-30-2010, 06:42 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,710
Posted By Willbilly
Another question

For IB veterans: Do you carry full luggage with all the "just-in-case" items (more extensive tool kit, first aid, extra clothes etc) or do you try to go closer to the "bare minimum"? I ask this...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-29-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,710
Posted By Willbilly
Good Thread

I'm thinking about trying my 1st SS1k this spring. Has anyone here done it on a stock V-Strom seat?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-21-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,823
Posted By Willbilly
I emailed the dude a couple of days ago. He hit...

I emailed the dude a couple of days ago. He hit me back a couple of hours later and said he'd be officially back in business in about a month. The way I figure, that gives me just enough time to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-20-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,823
Posted By Willbilly
Website down?

I can't seem to get MP Cycle Design's website to load. Does anyone know if they are still in business? (Or does anyone have a short screen that will fit my 2007 Vee that they'd like to get rid of?
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-15-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 721
Posted By Willbilly
WindStrom [again]

I knew I should have ordered a mini windscreen last sumer when I got my CalSci large (which I freakin' LOVE.) It seems MPCycleDesigns' website is down.

Anyone got a lead on a small shield for the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-05-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6,126
Views: 372,480
Posted By Willbilly
+1

+1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-29-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6,126
Views: 372,480
Posted By Willbilly
Hints needed?

Hints needed?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-26-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6,126
Views: 372,480
Posted By Willbilly
I found that obit and the proprietor (in 1987)...

I found that obit and the proprietor (in 1987) had the same name as the preacher who married my parents (in 1968.) I called my dad to ask if it was the same guy and he said "No but I know him too....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6,126
Views: 372,480
Posted By Willbilly
TAG ...

TAG
http://treetoprider.smugmug.com/Other/TAG/002/818665067_ZiMnA-L.jpg (http://treetoprider.smugmug.com/Other/TAG/11613589_C6rm6#818665067_ZiMnA-A-LB)

Balenger's, in Gore, GA.

new tag:
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6,126
Views: 372,480
Posted By Willbilly
I'm not working this week. Time is creepin' by.

I'm not working this week. Time is creepin' by.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 6,126
Views: 372,480
Posted By Willbilly
You've been "Bruced" when you ride out, get the...

You've been "Bruced" when you ride out, get the tag, and come back home to upload the pic only to find that someone else has already uploaded their own pic . This tag has stood a while, and it was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2010, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6,126
Views: 372,480
Posted By Willbilly
I smell a Bruce. :hide

I smell a Bruce. :hide
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-17-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3,695
Views: 240,918
Posted By Willbilly
Yep. You forgot glass unicorns. I think the city...

Yep. You forgot glass unicorns. I think the city council deliberately goes out and knocks down the signs that point the ways to detour this area. We were around there TWICE last year and ended up...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9,695
Views: 1,479,744
Posted By Willbilly
my 200 is for sale

Just posted my 2007 dr 200 in the flea mkt.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=559840

It's paired up w/ my 650 for now, but if it hasn't sold in 2 weeks will be for sale all by...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-16-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 31,146
Views: 2,523,784
Posted By Willbilly
dr650/200 in flea market

The Girlf and I are getting rid of our dualsports in favor of bigger, more streety bikes. This would make a great his-n-hers set, just in time for spring.
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-30-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,535
Posted By Willbilly
I look for the "right line" in my Kenworth every...

I look for the "right line" in my Kenworth every day. :D

Your second paragraph nails it. I think once you start to think this way, extended periods without riding can have a negative effect on...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-30-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,971
Posted By Willbilly
Eh? I didn't think the actual MASS of the moon...

I didn't think the actual MASS of the moon changed with its phases. I could be wrong.:norton
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-16-2010, 09:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,787
Posted By Willbilly
1st one I've found on googlemaps with racers on...

1st one I've found on googlemaps with racers on the track. nice...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-16-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,369
Posted By Willbilly
plus fucking one

plus fucking one
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