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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-23-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 71,217
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
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Forum: Regional forums 09-21-2010, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,526
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
Take the plunge !!! I've never been to this...

Take the plunge !!!

I've never been to this rally before ('cause it's never happened before), but I'm betting it's going to be a great little gathering of friendly riders intent on sharing a good...
Forum: Regional forums 09-13-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,526
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
Morganton, NC to Suches, GA is about 200 miles...

Morganton, NC to Suches, GA is about 200 miles by the direct route. You could easily turn that into an epic all day ride though. The possibilities are endless.

Two Wheels Only (TWO) is an...
Forum: Regional forums 09-11-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,526
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
:ricky

:ricky
Forum: Regional forums 09-11-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,526
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
You want dirt? We got dirt in North Carolina....

You want dirt? We got dirt in North Carolina. Miles and miles of dirt roads running up & down them mountains in the Morganton area. Get yourself down here and we'll show you where to find the dirt.
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Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,008
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
Yes. Check this out: ...

Yes.

Check this out:
http://www.bmwmoa.org/forum/showthread.php?t=21706&highlight=stebel+nautilus

Teddy Roosevelt said it - Ride with quiet pipes but use a loud horn, or something like that....
Forum: The Garage 07-25-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,739
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
Could it be that you rode over something with a...

Could it be that you rode over something with a bunch of staples in it (like a nail gun strip of staples or a bit of paneling) causing the multiple small punctures, with one staple still remaining in...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-23-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8,025
Views: 3,130,156
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
Great old pic! Treasure that one! The whole...

Great old pic! Treasure that one!

The whole Cafe Racer thing dates back to the 60's. Originated in England with the black leather jacket & dungaree clad Rockers.

"England swings..."
Forum: Old's Cool 08-26-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 216,305
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
:lurk (Guzzista wanna be)

:lurk

(Guzzista wanna be)
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 64,173
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
I've been sifting my way through this thread -...

I've been sifting my way through this thread - love it :rofl

However, pardon me, but I'm afraid that many of you are mistaking bikes that are simply unusual, highly stylized, value function...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-19-2007, 05:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,738
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
Rikuo = Japanese Harley. If I remember...

Rikuo = Japanese Harley.

If I remember correctly, Harley sold manufacturing rights to a Japanese firm. I think it was a side valve model. Saw a pic of one in a MC magazine awhile back. Original,...
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2007, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,513
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
Smoke the noob, you do !!!

Smoke the noob, you do !!!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2007, 06:24 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 194,660
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
This is proof that it's all in the eye of the...

This is proof that it's all in the eye of the beholder. I think that MV is stunning! What a power plant - and those sweeping pipes and shapely chrome tank.

Granted, the headlight is a bit much,...
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2007, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 952
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
Oh, I don't know. I kinda liked the 'Am meisten...

Oh, I don't know. I kinda liked the 'Am meisten Sexappeal hat...' pics.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 543
Views: 194,660
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
I have to suggest that many of the bikes pictured...

I have to suggest that many of the bikes pictured in this thread are merely "interesting", especially the European art deco influenced ones.

You want ugly? Consider this one from Honda (& they...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 20,555
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
Mods to the ST1300 ? Well...maybe drop...

Mods to the ST1300 ?

Well...maybe drop about 100lbs, maybe lope off two cylinders, maybe make it air cooled, maybe push the plastic in a bit here and pull it out a bit there, maybe make it look a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-02-2007, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 890
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
I smell chee-kin. It just happens that...

I smell chee-kin.

It just happens that I'll be returning to NC from OK City that Thursday/Friday. Guess I'd better take a southernly route & stop in for a night.

Do you know - is...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,692
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
'mandatory' mods (at least for me): - Cee...

'mandatory' mods (at least for me):
- Cee Bailey #2 euro cut screen - quiet, smooth air flow
- Rick Mayer saddle - butt comfort
- Techlusion - performance
- auxillary lights - deer spotters
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-19-2007, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3,728
Views: 820,956
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
Nevada

It's gotta be lonely, cause that's what the bumper sticker sez.

Traveling east across Nevada on US 50. About 2 hours later it was snowing. Late June.
Forum: Road warriors 10-25-2006, 04:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,124
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
First time I saw a Boss Hoss it pulled up near me...

First time I saw a Boss Hoss it pulled up near me at the Pisgah Inn on the BRPW. Bike came to halt, side stand came down and the rider, dressed in full black leathers and black full face helmet swung...
Forum: Road warriors 10-24-2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,758
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
jbuzzbee - nice pics! I'm with you on the future...

jbuzzbee - nice pics! I'm with you on the future of customs moving toward cafe/race style bikes.

Choppers are a joke. (There - I said it)

Even just a short ride on one betrays the fact that...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2006, 05:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,268
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
Oh yeah!?!

Heck, I can piss a distance of seven feet! So there.

Gosh!
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2005, 03:34 PM
Replies: 33
Poll: Lights
Views: 1,679
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
Heck if I remember, some discount brand from Auto...

Heck if I remember, some discount brand from Auto Zone for $30. They looked very similar to the $75 Hellas a little further down the aisle. 50 watt bulbs, switched with a relay and a nice lighted...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-15-2005, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 819
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
Twistedmind - how about the Natchez Trace...

Twistedmind - how about the Natchez Trace Parkway for a south bound leg of your little jaunt, or maybe the return route?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-07-2005, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,057
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
CanadianStrom - I have ridden the Parkway in...

CanadianStrom - I have ridden the Parkway in about 12 hours (weekday in early June). If you are willing to pass where it ain't quite legal and fudge a bit on the 45 mph thing you can make fair time....
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2005, 05:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,143
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
Hey Chris - the lake is Bee Tree Reservoir. It's...

Hey Chris - the lake is Bee Tree Reservoir. It's a few miles north of Warren Wilson College. I've hiked up around it a few times (whoops, that ain't legal). I enjoyed talking to you at Craggy. We...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2005, 06:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,775
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
Stuman, I like this thread you started - 'cause I...

Stuman, I like this thread you started - 'cause I aspire to smoooth, like it's my Holy Grail.

SQD8R's comment about knowing your bike is right on target. That's the heart of it. Once you know...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2005, 05:46 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 69,693
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
'00 R1100RT with Techlusion, GS intake tubes &...

'00 R1100RT with Techlusion, GS intake tubes & Denso IK22 plugs = 38 to 42 mpg. I've gotten as low as 33 with strictly cold weather commuting.

It did slightly better in stock trim but I ain't...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2005, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,605
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
freaking RT & ride twisty, thanks for the...

freaking RT & ride twisty, thanks for the greetings. Good to find a home boy here!

Hey - I took a wrong turn on the way to the office today (I had a couple hours to spare) and wound up in Hot...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2005, 06:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,605
Posted By Alien Hitchhiker
Just do it!

Kneedragon - I say do it despite the closed sections (unless of course, your express goal is to ride the Parkway in it's entirety). In addition to the Linville-Mitchell stretch the road is also...
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