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Forum: Socials Corner March 14, 2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,854
Posted By beatle
Just now seeing this. It would have been a good...

Just now seeing this. It would have been a good evening to link up. Sad to see how active this board was 6 years ago.
Forum: Socials Corner March 14, 2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By beatle
I'm having peeps over for my birthday on...

I'm having peeps over for my birthday on Saturday. Come over if you like.
Forum: Non-Sportbike Chat March 10, 2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 446
Views: 16,762
Posted By beatle
That's my point, people on both sides of the...

That's my point, people on both sides of the spectrum get wrapped around the axle about the other side, to the point that they completely ignore their own side and their own faults. I'm not singling...
Forum: Non-Sportbike Chat March 9, 2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 16,762
Posted By beatle
It is far easier to just choose a side. It is...

It is far easier to just choose a side. It is exceptionally rare for a regular citizen that wants to consider how another side may think or why they think a certain way, no matter how foolish it may...
Forum: Racing March 5, 2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 436
Posted By beatle
I've wanted to do Cornerspin as well. I've been...

I've wanted to do Cornerspin as well. I've been on a crappy plateau for the past 2 years.
Forum: Socials Corner February 24, 2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By beatle
Something on this side of the American Legion...

Something on this side of the American Legion bridge would be nice. Bikes travel for free on the express lanes.
Forum: Socials Corner February 23, 2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By beatle
Dig it. Hopefully it warms up soon.

Dig it. Hopefully it warms up soon.
Forum: Rides and Events February 17, 2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,285
Posted By beatle
My plan is to pick up a Honda Monkey and tote it...

My plan is to pick up a Honda Monkey and tote it to one of the routes on:

AppalachianBackroads.com (http://www.appalachianbackroads.com)

or

The Windy 9...
Forum: Rides and Events February 16, 2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,285
Posted By beatle
Good on you. I hope to at least do a day trip...

Good on you. I hope to at least do a day trip this year.
Forum: Rides and Events February 16, 2019, 03:46 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,285
Posted By beatle
Gangsta. You make it back yet?

Gangsta. You make it back yet?
Forum: DC, MD, VA Sportbike Chat February 12, 2019, 07:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,353
Posted By beatle
I'd be happy with 60. The parkway speed limit is...

I'd be happy with 60. The parkway speed limit is 50 and would let me get most places. I am already dreaming of tossing the bike in the back of my truck and doing some of the routes on...
Forum: DC, MD, VA Sportbike Chat February 12, 2019, 06:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,353
Posted By beatle
That's encouraging. I think it's only a matter...

That's encouraging. I think it's only a matter of time before I pick one up. Despite my cheapness, I'll probably pass on the used Grom and just pick up a Monkey straight away. Not sure if it's...
Forum: DC, MD, VA Sportbike Chat February 11, 2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,353
Posted By beatle
70? I'd think 55 might be possible on these, but...

70? I'd think 55 might be possible on these, but 70 seems impossible out of a 1/8 liter 4 stroke that revs to what, 7k?
Forum: DC, MD, VA Sportbike Chat February 10, 2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,353
Posted By beatle
I just sat on a Monkey (and Z125) at the DC...

I just sat on a Monkey (and Z125) at the DC motorcycle show yesterday. Holy shit, I think I want one. The Monkey is actually what I want, but I'm still iffy on it being usable, so a Z125 or Grom...
Forum: DC, MD, VA Sportbike Chat January 30, 2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 834
Posted By beatle
I have a few other bikes to get me by (see...

I have a few other bikes to get me by (see signature). None have been as reliable as my FZ6, but none are as bad as the Thruxton either.
Forum: DC, MD, VA Sportbike Chat January 29, 2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 834
Posted By beatle
I forgot exactly when I got my bike back. I want...

I forgot exactly when I got my bike back. I want to say it was sometime in October. They replaced the cluster under warranty. I argued with corporate to get an additional year of factory warranty...
Forum: DC, MD, VA Sportbike Chat January 28, 2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,039
Posted By beatle
You can get that with "wide view" or "soft eyes."...

You can get that with "wide view" or "soft eyes." Kind of gazing or sort of zoning out, almost like you're staring at one of those 3d pictures at the mall. It has worked for me... when I can force...
Forum: Rides and Events January 15, 2019, 04:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,285
Posted By beatle
It has a lot of good places to go. Acme Oyster...

It has a lot of good places to go. Acme Oyster House has the best broiled oysters.

If you want some fancy drinks and good food (with warm pork rinds) there is a bar in the Intercontinental called...
Forum: Rides and Events January 14, 2019, 02:39 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,285
Posted By beatle
Hell yeah. Get some beignets, a hand grenade,...

Hell yeah. Get some beignets, a hand grenade, and a hurricane.

I bought my Thruxton from TTRNO.
Forum: Classifieds January 10, 2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 228
Posted By beatle
+1 from another 2010 Bonnie owner. Looks great.

+1 from another 2010 Bonnie owner. Looks great.
Forum: DC, MD, VA Sportbike Chat December 29, 2018, 07:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 726
Posted By beatle
I use Ram Mount's X-grip. Works great, though...

I use Ram Mount's X-grip. Works great, though you do have to be careful as to where the fingers hold on. Side button layouts are sometimes in inconvenient places.
Forum: Rides and Events December 23, 2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,285
Posted By beatle
Maybe if I quit my job. I remember using Osmand...

Maybe if I quit my job. I remember using Osmand the first summer I started riding. It was kind of a hack and not the easiest to follow, but that was over 5 years ago.
Forum: Rides and Events December 23, 2018, 05:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,285
Posted By beatle
What are you using for navigation? Google Maps...

What are you using for navigation? Google Maps and Waze both work well when you want the fastest/most direct route, but not when you want to follow a pre-mapped route.
Forum: Rides and Events December 22, 2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,285
Posted By beatle
I like the idea of a cross country trip, but part...

I like the idea of a cross country trip, but part of me thinks it would become a chore after a few days riding and I'd stop having fun. Have you done any other touring? What's your longest trip so...
Forum: DC, MD, VA Sportbike Chat December 14, 2018, 01:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,353
Posted By beatle
Don't want to hijack, but LOL: ...

Don't want to hijack, but LOL:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/2018-Z125-PRO/163384908655

I did some more searching and saw that the stretched swingarm is not that uncommon. WTF?
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