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Old 02-12-2013, 11:05 AM   #2926
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Another shot from my Nestucca ride

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Old 02-12-2013, 04:19 PM   #2927
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David,

Great pictures as usual and the bike looks like a lot of fun!

Rob,

Not sure what tires you have on your DR650 but the stock tires would do just fine on the stuff David posted from the Nestucca ride. They even work in snow if you don't get to crazy.

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Old 02-12-2013, 04:45 PM   #2928
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Shinko 700's right now... working on wearing those out so I can switch to my other wheelset that has fresh Shinko 705's.

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Old 02-12-2013, 05:47 PM   #2929
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Shinko 700's right now... working on wearing those out so I can switch to my other wheelset that has fresh Shinko 705's.

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Have you run 705's before? I know they're cheap, but after running a set, I can honestly say, they're one of (if not THE) worst tire I've used. I've had lots of different sets of Shinkos, and liked almost all of them. The 705's are however, are terrible IMHO
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Old 02-12-2013, 05:57 PM   #2930
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Have you run 705's before? I know they're cheap, but after running a set, I can honestly say, they're one of (if not THE) worst tire I've used. I've had lots of different sets of Shinkos, and liked almost all of them. The 705's are however, are terrible IMHO
Really!?? Wow I'm surprised to hear that. This will be my third set. I LOVE those tires. Very sticky on pavement (almost like a sport bike tire) and better off-road than you'd ever think possible. And i get 6000 miles out of a rear.

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Old 02-12-2013, 06:55 PM   #2931
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Really!?? Wow I'm surprised to hear that. This will be my third set. I LOVE those tires. Very sticky on pavement (almost like a sport bike tire) and better off-road than you'd ever think possible. And i get 6000 miles out of a rear.

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They are indeed fairly sticky for what they are, but HATE high speeds (walk like crazy, especially when "pushing it" a bit) and HAAAATE tar snakes. I've never ridden on ANY other rubber that will grab a tar snake SO bad. When they almost killed me about 3 times in the middle of buttfucknowhere Idaho 2 years ago, I couldn't get home and swap them out soon enough!
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:34 PM   #2932
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Old 02-13-2013, 03:44 AM   #2933
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Nice Seattle pictures. Makes me want to go visit the waterfront.
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Old 02-13-2013, 07:18 AM   #2934
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I agree..... The Seattle pictures look really nice. I especially like the 1st one.

And adding the white frame around them was an excellent choice. It really enhanced the overall look and feel of the photos in this case.

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Old 02-13-2013, 09:09 PM   #2935
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You definitely captured the sky.
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:18 PM   #2936
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You definitely captured the sky.
It's called the rule of thirds. Perhaps the most basic point to follow in photography, and one that most people SHOULD understand, but don't. It's why most people's "photographs" suck... there's one giant THING in the middle of the picture, with no framing to direct your eyes toward the subject.
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Old 02-13-2013, 11:13 PM   #2937
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It's called the rule of thirds. Perhaps the most basic point to follow in photography, and one that most people SHOULD understand, but don't. It's why most people's "photographs" suck... there's one giant THING in the middle of the picture, with no framing to direct your eyes toward the subject.
Yes, and if your successful the entire photograph is the subject.
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Old 02-14-2013, 07:18 AM   #2938
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It's called the rule of thirds. Perhaps the most basic point to follow in photography, and one that most people SHOULD understand, but don't. It's why most people's "photographs" suck... there's one giant THING in the middle of the picture, with no framing to direct your eyes toward the subject.

Rules? we don't need no stink'n rules!

Ride, take photos, take photos while riding, take photos sitting around the camp fire. It's all good! Lets not start imposing a bunch of rules into this thing



I really should read up on this whole rule of thirds thing
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Old 02-14-2013, 07:25 AM   #2939
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Rules? we don't need no stink'n rules!

Ride, take photos, take photos while riding, take photos sitting around the camp fire. It's all good! Lets not start imposing a bunch of rules into this thing



I really should read up on this whole rule of thirds thing
Rules are made to be broken
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