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General Banter / Re: It's not my ride.
« on: Today at 02:33:38 PM »
So yep- several decided to run straight up 35....OMG I would not do that from south of LaCrosse even if you paid me!

I started out with my bad rear tire thinking this would be the best plan to get home, but got bored quickly.  I stopped at the first gas station, put 45psi in the rear, and got back on better roads.  I stopped every half hour just to make sure the tire was fine (it was).

As it turned out, most of the rear was just at the wear bars, but there was a foot plus strip where the cords were just below the worn rubber.  Everything looked fine until I saw the heavy wear section.

Safety and Riding Tips / Re: making small talk
« on: August 12, 2018, 07:47:19 PM »
Interesting data.  Fun to see a summary of real world use.

For Sale/Wanted to Buy / Re: FS: 2016 BMW S1000RR Premium
« on: June 23, 2018, 10:19:48 PM »
Fun choice of new machines.

Here's to a complete and speedy recovery!

General Banter / Re: SOLSTICE
« on: June 20, 2018, 01:13:47 PM »
Happy Solstice!

The 2018 summer solstice occurs at 6:07 a.m. on June 21.  Plan your celebratory breakfast now!

For Sale/Wanted to Buy / Re: FS: 2016 BMW S1000RR Premium
« on: May 24, 2018, 08:19:59 PM »
. . . you will not finder a nicer/cleaner one than this one!!

Unquestionably true.  I would happily trade you for mine. :)


Introductions / Re: Warming Up...
« on: April 26, 2018, 11:44:20 AM »

The Tuono is a neat bike.

General Banter / Re: So close, yet ...
« on: March 16, 2018, 08:24:24 PM »
Excellent suggestion.  I put a double-bubble screen on my sport bike thinking any extra protection, albeit small, would be good.  As it turns out, I like the feel of the stock lower screen better.  I was very surprised.  The stock screen is back on.

General Banter / Re: More is ..... stupid
« on: November 02, 2017, 06:36:58 PM »
I have ridden a Piaggio three-wheeler (with two front wheels closed together and leans).  It was a hoot.

They are said to be popular in Europe in towns with lots of slippery cobbled streets.

General Banter / Re: RIP Angel Nieto
« on: August 04, 2017, 02:28:26 PM »
Winner of 12+1 world championships!

Great history and information, Carl.  Thanks!

Bike Help / Re: Repacking Mufflers?
« on: January 17, 2017, 09:38:50 AM »
It is regularly available, and some manufacturers even provide kits.  This is one of the things that made me curious.

I have never repacked a car or bike muffler, have never noticed an issue or change, have never seen hot spots on the muffler indicating a problem inside, etc.  Thus I am curious if this is a real world issue, only for the fussy, or limited to a racer's concern where sustained high RPM full throttle produces a difference environment and is hard on mufflers.

Bike Help / Repacking Mufflers?
« on: January 16, 2017, 08:31:47 PM »
This is prompted by wanting to learn, not by any issue.

When do motorcycle mufflers need to be repacked?  How do you know it is time? 


For Sale/Wanted to Buy / Re: For Sale
« on: August 03, 2016, 05:01:04 PM »
Not off hand, but will happily direct anyone I learn of to take a look here.

For Sale/Wanted to Buy / Re: For Sale
« on: August 02, 2016, 07:04:43 PM »
A wonderfully fun bike.  I have a 1098S Streetfighter and love it.


General Banter / Re: 7 of the last 9
« on: July 04, 2016, 08:22:26 AM »
It appears a number of us are in this position.

But, unfortunately, it appears both the forum and the Facebook page are very slow currently.

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