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Aug 26, 2005 - 09:52pm PT
"Dirt bikes go wherever you point them anywhere!"

Yeah, but you always end up at the same place you started: your truck.

Aug 26, 2005 - 10:01pm PT

Aug 26, 2005 - 10:16pm PT

Social climber
The Deli
Aug 26, 2005 - 10:22pm PT
"Yeah, but you always end up at the same place you started: your truck."

And my truck can go a long ways away from the pavement.

Or, you just ride out of your driveway or your buddy's driveway... except in California, that is...

So, I suppose there is something special about street bikes where they don't always end up where they started? Maybe that's when they get hauled off to the wreckage yard? You're familiar with that, aren't you Klaus?

Klaus, you still need to get a dirt bike.


Aug 26, 2005 - 10:40pm PT
Yeah but then the insurance company will buy you a new , bigger and faster one.


Aug 26, 2005 - 10:54pm PT

Dec 10, 2005 - 09:23pm PT
good choice Radical.
ride safe (like you are invisible) :)

Trad climber
San Francisco
Dec 10, 2005 - 09:35pm PT
Klaus you posted 43 times on this thread, thats almost half of the posts!I personally think bikes suck, cause broken bones suck, and I dropped my scooter when i was 15, after that i vowed never to get on a crotchrocket they equal death, I'll take a steel cage on four wheels thank you very much. plus I saw some dudes brains hangin out all over Ceasar Chavez St. when I was young cause he wrecked his bike.

Big Wall climber
Dec 11, 2005 - 03:06am PT
2001 BMW GS1150 R

Trad climber
Dec 11, 2005 - 10:19am PT
2002 Suzuki SV650 (naked, non S)
1998 Kawasaki KLR 650 Dual Sport thumper, dirt and street

I don't winterize my bikes, I winterride them. When I didn't have to wear a suit to work everyday, I rode my bikes all but about 5 days one year. Going around a sharp curve and thinking, "sh##, is that dark spot ice?" will warm you up some.


Big Wall climber
hiding in plain sight
Dec 11, 2005 - 10:44am PT
The only thing better than clipping a cam overhead,
is reving an overhead cam.

Trad climber
Providence, RI
Dec 11, 2005 - 12:24pm PT
The paramedics I ride with call them "donorcycles". But hey: go out happy, and leave your organs to some good people with a few bad parts. It's not too bad.
Of course, most of my personal motorcycle use is the engine we're using in our Formula car.
The Mad Irishman

Trad climber
VA alpine capital of the world
Dec 26, 2005 - 12:22pm PT
I started riding in 89.
Yamaha 89 FZR 600.
Yamaha 99 R1.
Yamaha 99 R6.
Suzuki 01 GSXR 750.
Yamaha 91 SP 750 AMA superbike.

I raced but stopped after I shortened my left arm half an inch. Track days are loads of fun but once I started riding on the track, riding on the street was no fun.
These kinda bikes can't be ridden close to their limitations on the street. On the track, you can start to appreciate their design and horsepower. Just when you think you can ride, some guy on an old piece of sh#t blows you away in a corner. It's all in the rider.

I would love to have a Dakar for commuting to work but all my money is tired up in climbing and bicycling at the moment.

Dec 26, 2005 - 06:28pm PT
Going to ride to Cabo Saturday form Modesto California.

Anybody want to go along?

I ride a BMW GS Adventure.


Desolation Basin, Calif.
Dec 27, 2005 - 12:15am PT
1976 Yamaha RD 250
1974 Triumph T140V Trident
1978 Triumph Bonneville 750
1978 H-D FXE SuperGlide
de eee

Mountain climber
Dec 27, 2005 - 01:03pm PT
I rode up Saddleback (Santiago Pk.) on my XR400 yesterday afternoon. It was cold, cloudy and windy on top.

Dec 27, 2005 - 09:47pm PT
honda 90
homebrew brigsnstraton
hodaka 100
suzuki rm125
yamaha 400 enduro
79 cb750
79 fx harley (current basket case restoring)
95 zx11 (current basket case after spinning main bearing)
02 DL1000 (current)


Social climber
The West
Dec 29, 2005 - 04:48pm PT
Name this, almost, famous climber, especially those from Truckke or Maybe SLO

or this one

Note haulbag

Trad climber
Sh#t Hole, Brooklyn, NY
Dec 30, 2005 - 07:34am PT
Is that an old Yamaha IT?

I used to have a (new) 1979 IT175. Loved it! Sold it and got a 1981 Kawasaki GPZ550.

For some reason dirt bikes have been edging into my fantasies lately (and I live in Brooklyn).

First priority is a van!

Sport climber
That one arete, HP40, AL
Dec 30, 2005 - 09:46am PT
Jaybro...Mr. Big himself?
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