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Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 3,352
Views: 592,334
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
My VFR

This is my 1986 VFR750 purchased by me in 2010 with 4900 miles. I bought my first Interceptor in 1983 new off the showroom floor in Birmingham Alabama. I've owned several others since, but I have...
Forum: Americas 03-28-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,641
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Asheville Rocks!

My wife and I rode up there from our cabin in Georgia for our 25th wedding anniversary last August. The BRP shouldn't be missed, no matter which direction you're coming from. If from the north, the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 37,669
Views: 9,931,406
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
It's the only way their skill level will allow...

It's the only way their skill level will allow them to keep up with the cruiser rider in front.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2015, 03:50 PM
Replies: 37,669
Views: 9,931,406
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I don't know beetle, except for the lane...

I don't know beetle, except for the lane discipline issues, looks like he was holding his own quite well.
Forum: Face plant 03-04-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,605
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Just Damn

That's one heck of an injury list. Hope you pull through ok, broken bones with plates and screws aren't any fun.

What part of Floridah?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-16-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 22,701
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Been Fond of Old Enduros Since Before They Were Old

Here's a few pics of some of our old enduros.

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb78/motorcyclefanatic/Motorcycles/DT125/DSC09380.jpg
My wife's 1975 DT125 up in the north Georgia mountains. She...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 74,652
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Pat, I'm appreciating your efforts to keep us up...

Pat, I'm appreciating your efforts to keep us up to date with Anna.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-06-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16,970
Views: 10,706,571
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Inspired to do a Google image search by...

Inspired to do a Google image search by Thumpermeister's contribution, I found these.

http://www.adelioclothing.com.au/images/noblequest/Dimitri%20Coste/Adelio_MC9.jpg...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-15-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6,481
Views: 547,624
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I'd fit a skid plate on that thing before I got...

I'd fit a skid plate on that thing before I got too crazy off-road. That motor, and especially that oil filter look a little vulnerable.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 37,669
Views: 9,931,406
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Cool pic.

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb78/motorcyclefanatic/flamingbagpipes_zps6bcc468b.jpg

Guy has some serious indigestion though.
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 949
Views: 236,607
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
If that says "guanaco" it sounds like he's...

If that says "guanaco" it sounds like he's likening you to a small camelid. Me thinks it's not meant to be flattering.

From wiki:
The guanaco (Lama guanicoe) is a camelid native to South America...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2,090
Views: 584,863
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
We'll have to put Oatman, Az on the list of places to stop.

My wife is big fan of critters too. Just switched from mini horses to mini zebu cattle. Looks like if we wanted a donkey in Oatman, you could show up with a trailer and some ice cream and have your...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-17-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Still Looking.

I'll be out in the Phoenix area on 11/20 looking to purchase a bike for the ride back to Florida.

I have one bike to look at from here on ADV and few from Craigslist.

Would like to have a few...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-15-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Thanks, your bike is on the short list.

Thanks, your bike is on the short list.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-13-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 520
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Looking for a bike in the Phoenix area

Cross-posted over in the Flea Market as well.

I'm flying out to my sister's house in Chandler next week and plan on buying a bike to ride back to Florida. Been browsing Craigslist and lined out a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-13-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 121,726
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Not me, my son.

http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb78/motorcyclefanatic/Old%20Photos/RaceXmas1989-1_zps4383d989.jpg

This is my son Christmas Day, 1990. He would turn 3 the following May.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 37,669
Views: 9,931,406
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
October 1990

Doesn't seem like that long ago to me, but in the Deal's Gap timeline, a lot has changed. Not a lot of cruisers on the dragon back then.
http://www.johnnystoybox.com/scan0002.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 37,669
Views: 9,931,406
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
There may not be an H-D part in that motor. ...

There may not be an H-D part in that motor.

Just saying.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 37,669
Views: 9,931,406
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?atta...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=329472&stc=1&d=1415372596

It would be hard to keep her in your own lane on that right-hander just behind you. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 37,669
Views: 9,931,406
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
That bike needs some dirt on it.

That bike needs some dirt on it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-11-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7,002
Views: 1,651,477
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Yoshi Exhaust

I have this...
Forum: Racing 08-26-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4,057
Views: 466,712
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
There once was a race .....

Some of you may remember Superbikers, a made for TV race that pitted motorcycle racers from different genres competing on a mixed course of dirt and asphalt. It ran from 1979 to 1985 and was meant...
Forum: Racing 08-07-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 20,103
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I was there that night in 2009 too.

He rode that thing like he stole it. We walked down to the pits after the races for some pics.
http://i204.photobucket.com/albums/bb78/motorcyclefanatic/Adventures/Indy%202009%20Album/DSCI0210.jpg
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 19,356
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
So the retailer sells you a part that is...

So the retailer sells you a part that is obviously defective, and that is reinforced because they say it is.

It is so defective that they come up with a redesign to make it workable, but they only...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-06-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 7,002
Views: 1,651,477
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I'd buy OEM.

I'd buy OEM.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-05-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 7,002
Views: 1,651,477
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
A set of fiber plates and possibly springs would...

A set of fiber plates and possibly springs would most likely take care of it. The steel plates are usually ok. Not a hard job, the worst part is getting the old gasket material off the cases.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 37,669
Views: 9,931,406
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Probably not too hard with fifty pounds of beer...

Probably not too hard with fifty pounds of beer and ice hanging off the back.
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 810
Views: 209,592
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Great video compilation

Living the dream Big Fella.......
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-20-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8,383
Views: 8,176,934
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Hot day in Florida

My wife and took a ride out for breakfast this morning and ended up on the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge....
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2,090
Views: 584,863
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Paul, Great pictures and story telling as always....

Paul, Great pictures and story telling as always.

Having written more than few ride reports, I can understand the time and effort required to keep up with it.

It is much appreciated my friend....
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,858
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
BRP Memories

I was fortunate enough to ride it up and back twice in 2009 with my son.

Camping on the GTS in June accompanying him on the R1 I gave him for graduation....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 37,669
Views: 9,931,406
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
In that part of the country, moonshine is the...

In that part of the country, moonshine is the drink of choice.

I can usually get a hold of a jar two when I'm up there.

:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 37,669
Views: 9,931,406
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Linked for when it goes away

Too good to let it go.

NSFW: http://www.nekkidriders.com/images/kb_boob.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-31-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 37,669
Views: 9,931,406
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I don't care what you FF's say, I think he's...

I don't care what you FF's say, I think he's funny.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-22-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,546
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Would it be too much to ask?

Where are you from, and where are you going?

Great pics!
Forum: Racing 04-08-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 21,751
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
We'll see you FF's there.

I've only been to Austin once for a stop-over on a cross country fly n ride. Looking forward to seeing more of it. We rented a house downtown to be close to the nightlife.

Been going to Laguna...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-30-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 16,970
Views: 10,706,571
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
Excellent first post tycoon.

Can you follow it up with any more from the series?
Forum: Old's Cool 03-15-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 16,970
Views: 10,706,571
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
witttom - So appreciate all your recent...

witttom - So appreciate all your recent offerings. Keep up the good work.:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,954
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
RIP to the fallen motor officer. But as long...

RIP to the fallen motor officer.

But as long as we're talking about whose qualified to drive, the current system certainly does little to weed out the unworthy before they get behind the wheel.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-24-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16,970
Views: 10,706,571
Posted By motorcyclefanatic
I don't know, but he sure looks hungry. :huh

I don't know, but he sure looks hungry. :huh
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