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Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4,485
Views: 748,867
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Yeah, I think it's $500 over NADA value, but he...

Yeah, I think it's $500 over NADA value, but he just put new tires on it and had his mechanic give it a tune up.

Dual sports seem to be going for ridiculous prices around here anyway, this is...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 4,485
Views: 748,867
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
I keep seeing an ad for a 2002 Super Sherpa with...

I keep seeing an ad for a 2002 Super Sherpa with 3500 miles on it on the local CL. It looks clean, but the guy is asking 2500 for it. Would that be a bad buy?
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 539
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Can't decide XT225 or Super Sherpa

I've been hunting for a cheap, small dual sport for a while. I want to ride some back roads and play around on gravel roads and trails, in addition to commuting to work (about 11 miles).

There is...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,487
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
I wanted a cheap bike to ride around Raleigh on...

I wanted a cheap bike to ride around Raleigh on last semester at school and picked up an 82 xs400 maxim for $800. It ran great. Although the ignition box did just go bad.
Forum: Americas 12-18-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
2005 4runner SE 4x4 (with towing package) with...

2005 4runner SE 4x4 (with towing package) with about 90,000 miles. Oil has always been changed at 5000-7000 miles. I've run synthetic since I got it about 40,000 miles ago. It's a damn good truck,...
Forum: Americas 12-08-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 890
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Early Planning Stages of a Cross Country Trip

I'm in the early planning stages of a trip from North Carolina out to Big Sur. I was planning on taking about 3.5-4 weeks. I've got some shuffling around to do with my vehicle situation, but it looks...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-19-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,171
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Just talked to my insurance agent and yes, thy...

Just talked to my insurance agent and yes, thy will transfer.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-17-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,171
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
I wish he would have, that way he gets his money...

I wish he would have, that way he gets his money and I don't have to pay out the ass to buy a lawyer.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-17-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,171
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
I'm pretty familiar with NC speeding law. I was...

I'm pretty familiar with NC speeding law. I was just referring to the fact that in reality
76 on an empty straight highway is pretty safe.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-17-2013, 04:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,171
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Yep. I had just left Ohio on Rt. 35. Not sure of...

Yep. I had just left Ohio on Rt. 35. Not sure of the LEO's name though. I tried to look on the citation, but aparetly penmanship is not a required part of the deputy training program.

You guys...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-16-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,171
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
It was dark out when he pulled me and the...

It was dark out when he pulled me and the handwriting on the citation is all chicken scratch, but I think I can make out MCSD, which I assume means Mason County Sheriff's Deputy.

I'll probably...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-16-2013, 03:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,171
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Haha, you make a pretty good point. In my warped...

Haha, you make a pretty good point. In my warped sense of reality I thought I would probably get a warning because when the LEO clocked me I was coming down a long grade just coasting (no throttle,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-15-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,171
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Speeding Ticket in WV

I got a speeding ticket this morning in Mason county, VW. Seeing as I live in NC, I imagine they want me to shut up and pay. I'm going to file a motion for dismissal, what do you guys think the odds...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,725
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Why do people stop for those things when they are...

Why do people stop for those things when they are on the other side of the road?
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Thanks for the suggestions, I just fixed them...

Thanks for the suggestions, I just fixed them this morning.

Turns out it wasn't that hard, I'm just stoopid.

As it turns out, exhaust parts go together much nicer when you turn them the right...
Forum: The Garage 03-12-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
I tried to fix them again to day with no luck. I...

I tried to fix them again to day with no luck. I am a hopeless mechanic...

I am to the point now where I don't give a shit and just want to be able to ride. I already have all the parts, what do...
Forum: The Garage 03-10-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Puke Exhaust Header Install

I am becoming increasingly frustrated with the installation of my exhaust on my 2000 Zr-7.

I am having all kinds of trouble getting the half moon flanges to stay in place while I push the pipes...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,138
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Just had my cheap moto cover stolen the other...

Just had my cheap moto cover stolen the other day.

Who steals a $20 cover? :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 342,314
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Well, there goes the thread.

Well, there goes the thread.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,871
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Imagine them 10 years from now.

Imagine them 10 years from now.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,871
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Didn't consider that. They drive slow too so long...

Didn't consider that. They drive slow too so long as they don't confuse the throttle and the brake.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,871
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Cool2 Old drivers

I've read some articles that say that "safety experts" (Whoever they are) say that the amount of drivers 70 and older will triple in the next 20 years.

This situation seems as if it has the...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-11-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 824
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Question Somebody Talk Me Out of it.

I've been entertaining the idea of buying an 81 KZ550 that is for sale nearby. It seems to run well and the price is almost right. It doesn't seem to need anything too badly, but I have owned an old...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,889
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
:roflThat was my first thought. I didn't realize...

:roflThat was my first thought. I didn't realize squids were riding super motos these days.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,477
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
And now you've been seen by everyone. :D

And now you've been seen by everyone.

:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,963
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Inside the Mind of a Motorcycle Thief

An ex moto thief talks about the best methods of keeping your bike safe.

http://www.reddit.com/r/motorcycles/comments/t5shp/ex_thief_chopshop_operator_ama/

Kind of a long read, but interesting...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 33,135
Views: 8,078,610
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Such Grace...

Such Grace...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 395,027
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
The sound of a well tuned engine being wrung out...

The sound of a well tuned engine being wrung out always puts a big stupid grin on your face, I don't care who you are.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 33,135
Views: 8,078,610
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
How embarrassing, they wore the same outfit.

How embarrassing, they wore the same outfit.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2012, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,166
Views: 162,480
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Could be a good find if you believe in the...

Could be a good find if you believe in the Vermont title trick.

http://tricities.craigslist.org/mcy/2783895246.html
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
I wonder if I could pull one of those Vermont...

I wonder if I could pull one of those Vermont title/tag deals, assuming a bike I purchase would be more than 15 years old.
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
I've heard the same through some research. I...

I've heard the same through some research.

I don't know why they would make it so hard, I want to give them my money for taxes to plate the bike. Wouldn't they like that?
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Dual Sporting an Enduro in North Carolina

I know that there is some info on this in other threads, but I have not found anything conclusive.

Is it possible to get plates on a previously unplated enduro in NC?

If so, what is a ballpark...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,551
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
I hear ya. Some of pictures you see on there look...

I hear ya. Some of pictures you see on there look like somebody just got home from a night of drinking down at the local bar and thought to themselves "Hell! I'm gonna sell my bike by God!" Then they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 395,027
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Back to the videos for a second. I had a similar...

Back to the videos for a second. I had a similar situation to the first video happen to me before.

I noticed that the rider in the video held his lane (as much as possible) and got on his horn,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,551
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
I suppose I (the buyer) can't really say what the...

I suppose I (the buyer) can't really say what the price "should be", but I usually look at the KBB trade in value, the KBB retail value, and current condition of the item to determine what I think...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,551
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Asking. although it is possible that I am just...

Asking. although it is possible that I am just not very good at haggling.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,551
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
Maybe it's just me...

But it seems like every street moto on the local (and not so local) Craigslist is about ~$500 more than it should be.

Is it the time of year? Full moon?

Maybe I'm just too cheap.
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,646
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
I wouldn't mind a DR350, but like the bigger DR...

I wouldn't mind a DR350, but like the bigger DR and the KLR there aren't any in my price range for sale near my area right now. I need to get rid of my Yamaha first though, maybe a priest will buy it...
Forum: Thumpers 01-27-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,646
Posted By ThatOtherGuy
I'm going to resurrect this one for a second. ...

I'm going to resurrect this one for a second.

Thanks for all of the input, I'll probably going to stay on the lookout for a KLR in my price range.

Hopefully I can find one that has already...
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