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Forum: Racing 05-11-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,695
Posted By Vacman
Grats man, awesome work!

Grats man, awesome work!
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 04-23-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 6,724
Views: 1,417,764
Posted By Vacman
Anyone have a db killer for a carbon Arrow can...

Anyone have a db killer for a carbon Arrow can they're no longer using? They're surprisingly difficult to find. I'm getting the runaround from 3 different vendors.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-20-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,191
Posted By Vacman
Haha, nice! FMF sticker though...did you swap...

Haha, nice! FMF sticker though...did you swap cans with someone? :)
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-20-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,191
Posted By Vacman
That white 990 looks amazing! :evil In for...

That white 990 looks amazing! :evil

In for the weather report.
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 49,713
Posted By Vacman
Awesome RR. Been following for a while now. I...

Awesome RR. Been following for a while now. I agree 100% about your SF comments. It reminds me of something Jay Leno said once about the Hybrid badges all over hybrid cars. I am paraphrasing, but...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 33,394
Posted By Vacman
If you want to put your faith in some advrider...

If you want to put your faith in some advrider hospitality I can probably help you with your bike and gear. I'm by the border a lot for work and can park your bike in my garage until you've got it...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-14-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 30,391
Posted By Vacman
The MotionX on the iPhone Thread

You need to go to map types off the main screen and select whatever you named your downloaded file.

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/03/14/e71549bdc1e089ded78b2937e1dafb85.jpg
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Forum: Racing 02-24-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,903
Posted By Vacman
Anxious to find out! Thanks for bringing us...

Anxious to find out! Thanks for bringing us along.
Forum: Vendors 01-28-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4,541
Views: 1,053,321
Posted By Vacman
The 30s on my 990 are on full power 24/7. Never...

The 30s on my 990 are on full power 24/7. Never been flashed or told they were too bright. But I also run a 55w hid in a euro headlight so ymmv. :)
Forum: Racing 01-05-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 33,770
Posted By Vacman
That's 126 for us yanks! Wow!

That's 126 for us yanks! Wow!
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,856
Posted By Vacman
This is a good reason to have a plb or spot...

This is a good reason to have a plb or spot device on your person. A phone turned off in your bag will not help you if you're thrown from your bike and/or there's no cell reception.


Sent from...
Forum: Equipment 01-02-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 15,856
Posted By Vacman
Or you just hold down the home button and tell...

Or you just hold down the home button and tell Siri to find you the closest gas station. Way easier than doing anything manually. :)


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
Forum: Racing 12-29-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 26,877
Posted By Vacman
https://appsto.re/us/jkRcD.i is direct link to...

https://appsto.re/us/jkRcD.i is direct link to official Dakar app for iOS.


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Forum: Racing 12-29-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 26,877
Posted By Vacman
I haven't seen it mentioned yet, so if it was...

I haven't seen it mentioned yet, so if it was elsewhere I apologize. The 2015 Dakar app is finally live and I just downloaded it about 10 minutes ago. :)
Forum: Racing 12-29-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 19,978
Posted By Vacman
Good luck man, we'll be cheering you on!

Good luck man, we'll be cheering you on!
Forum: Racing 12-26-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 48,207
Posted By Vacman
Wearing jacket now. Home run! Embroidery is...

Wearing jacket now. Home run! Embroidery is understated and fits the jacket perfectly. Proud to be part of the riffraff and this is my new daily jacket. Looking forward to the announcement!
Forum: Racing 12-26-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 48,207
Posted By Vacman
Mine is out for delivery. Aw yeah! Sent...

Mine is out for delivery. Aw yeah!


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Forum: Racing 11-24-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 48,207
Posted By Vacman
That's a lot of priority mailing!

That's a lot of priority mailing!
Forum: Racing 11-14-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 48,207
Posted By Vacman
As a supporter and superfan I think in many ways...

As a supporter and superfan I think in many ways the momentum started early will carry over nicely into 2016. If Dakar was just showing up and racing a lot more people would do it and it certainly...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-13-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 38,552
Posted By Vacman
Err, that's super bowl Sunday? Hmmm.

Err, that's super bowl Sunday? Hmmm.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-13-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 38,552
Posted By Vacman
Watching this. I would either ride the 990 or...

Watching this. I would either ride the 990 or truck my small bike from Temecula. Oh, and I'm also Tim. And Temecula Tim lives right by me so it seems only right that I attend so we can confuse the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 116,827
Posted By Vacman
Every time I think of Portland ice this video...

Every time I think of Portland ice this video springs to mind:


<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/EaksWCnHaDM" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>


Imagine...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 13,183
Posted By Vacman
Hoping you're still subscribed to this. So what...

Hoping you're still subscribed to this. So what eventually was found to be the culprit? Did you try the old CDI once you'd gotten it to run 100% of the time? Was it the coil? You're leaving me...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 116,827
Posted By Vacman
What's your plan for that bike when you head back...

What's your plan for that bike when you head back home? Just curious.
Forum: Racing 10-20-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 65,461
Posted By Vacman
Were there lots of cash and prizes to be won at...

Were there lots of cash and prizes to be won at the Baja Rally? Was a Dakar Challenge slot at stake?
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 116,827
Posted By Vacman
To add pictures in tapatalk you just click on the...

To add pictures in tapatalk you just click on the image button (second from left) and choose a pic off your phone. Pretty foolproof. Check it out, before and after screenshots of this post. :)
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-16-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,493
Posted By Vacman
And then you wouldn't be very good in any phase...

And then you wouldn't be very good in any phase of the game. The reason multiple clubs exist is the same reason different bikes exist. Trying to find one to do it all will never happen; there are...
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,751
Posted By Vacman
'Bout time Vic, looking forward to this!

'Bout time Vic, looking forward to this!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-09-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,378,270
Posted By Vacman
At ~500lbs without fuel its still lighter than...

At ~500lbs without fuel its still lighter than many bikes with offroad pretenses. I would think traction control would really help the more ham fisted of us too.
Forum: Racing 10-08-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 48,207
Posted By Vacman
Riff Raff Redux - Dakar 2015 - SCHWAG KITS READY!

Awesome Dave thanks for the info. In for an Extreme! Go RiffRaff!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-08-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 8,306
Views: 1,378,270
Posted By Vacman
There's almost certainly a new 1050 adventure...

There's almost certainly a new 1050 adventure coming. At least to EU. The owners manual was spotted on ktms own site.
Forum: Racing 10-07-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 48,207
Posted By Vacman
A couple of questions before I pull the trigger....

A couple of questions before I pull the trigger. Are there any plans to change up the klim offerings since they're both more targeted to snowmobiling than dirt use? Also, does the extreme really...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-07-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 123,587
Posted By Vacman
All the smart money guys drive Tacomas, typically...

All the smart money guys drive Tacomas, typically purchased used and at aggressive interest rates. It's part of what makes us affluent. :deal

I think the wee outsold the v because it's a better...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-07-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 123,587
Posted By Vacman
To be fair my good man, I simply said that it was...

To be fair my good man, I simply said that it was no more difficult to finance a $20k bike than a $20k car. Being able to fit a payment into the equation didn't enter into it at all. Just in case...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-07-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 123,587
Posted By Vacman
I drive a Tacoma with 110k miles on it and paid...

I drive a Tacoma with 110k miles on it and paid cash for my bikes with funds accrued from buying and selling assets over the years. That doesn't make me affluent.

BTW, the loan on my Tacoma is...
Forum: Vendors 10-07-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4,541
Views: 1,053,321
Posted By Vacman
M30's on a 990 with BDCW high fender mounts so...

M30's on a 990 with BDCW high fender mounts so they turn with the bars. I hard wired them to the battery so I can turn them on and off without the key. Sorry for the dropbox hosting, I don't have...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-07-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 123,587
Posted By Vacman
lol wut. There's no "one loan" rule in effect...

lol wut. There's no "one loan" rule in effect anywhere that I'm aware of. And you could finance a bike and a Focus for less than what most soccer Moms roll around in these days. Checked the prices...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-07-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 123,587
Posted By Vacman
I don't consider middle or upper middle class...

I don't consider middle or upper middle class affluent. I fall in that range and do not consider myself wealthy (the definition of affluent.) Obviously what constitutes affluence can be debated, but...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-06-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 123,587
Posted By Vacman
I find it hilarious that people can consider...

I find it hilarious that people can consider someone who owns a motorcycle that costs less than a base model Ford Focus as "affluent." It's all in your priorities.

On topic: Looks like EIMCA is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 38,386
Views: 10,179,252
Posted By Vacman
Wtf has happened to this thread.

Wtf has happened to this thread.
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