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Motorcycles BS Thread 2.0

Discussion in 'Motorcycles' started by Sacrifice, Mar 8, 2016.

  1. Dec 22, 2023 at 3:57 AM
    50Buck

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    I'm in Utah visiting family, and saw my first ever lane filtering motorcycle. It made me unreasonably happy to see it. :yay:

    Beautiful day today and making me miss the bike. I picked up stuff from my storage unit to drop off the family and I was dying that I had tge bike just sitting there. I need to win the lottery so I can move somewhere with year round riding. Lol
     
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  2. Dec 22, 2023 at 4:31 AM
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    Any state can offer year round riding if you're properly geared up for it........And just a little bit nuts.......
     
  3. Dec 22, 2023 at 5:17 AM
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    hell nah once ice and snow hits you would be stupid to ride in that lmao
     
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  4. Dec 22, 2023 at 5:31 AM
    50Buck

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    When I'm busting a 2 foot drift to get out of my driveway and a few 8-15 inch drifts on my road, I don't think a bike is the ideal choice. Lol
     
  5. Dec 22, 2023 at 5:37 AM
    50Buck

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    Mainly due to elevation. PA is similar latitude, but the highest elevation in your state is only a little over 100 feet above the lowest in WY, and I live significantly higher than that.
     
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  6. Dec 22, 2023 at 5:40 AM
    FreshOldTaco

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    Forget the Super Ten get one of these lol

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Dec 22, 2023 at 5:42 AM
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    I never said it was smart to do so.....One guy I know here in PA has one of those Chinese made 150cc dual sport styled bikes that he uses for his winter riding. He runs knobbies with sheet metal screws threaded in as spikes for snow and ice
     
  8. Dec 22, 2023 at 5:46 AM
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    You did say you needed to be a little bit nuts :D

    Those snow bikes look pretty sick though......................off to YT and watch them in action :rofl:
     
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  9. Dec 22, 2023 at 5:47 AM
    50Buck

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    I whine about chain maintenance. What makes you think I want track maintenance too! :p
     
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  10. Dec 22, 2023 at 6:14 AM
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    ya no lol once its about 40s and no sun my bike gets parked lmao
     
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    Ha true! And I know this has been hashed out and you're pretty set on what you want, but my opinion is you shouldn't let chain maintenance limit your selection of bikes. It's not that bad honestly and I bet the time spent would be minimal, unless you're doing a lot of miles or really mudding it up
     
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  12. Dec 22, 2023 at 6:56 AM
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    ya it aint to bad tbh and im pretty bad about it with mine lol i forget about it a lot!
     
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    My road is gritty mess for the chain. The chain is only one aspect for me. The size and torque of the ST has appeal, the features for price are hard to find in an ADV bike, it sounds phenominal stock IMO, and I like that it's not ultra common. When looking for something that wasn't super expensive and less vibey it was just a bonus to get into shaft drive.
     
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  14. Dec 22, 2023 at 7:30 AM
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    Screw the cold! The ARMY did their best to try to get me to like the cold weather. Plus my job is a year around outside thing. Riding is the cold is not happening with this guy. But I do get it for the ones that do.
     
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  15. Dec 22, 2023 at 7:33 AM
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    We're suppose to get a few days in the low 20's after the 1st......I might not ride in that. I've found 28 is about my limit :rofl:
     
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  16. Dec 22, 2023 at 7:35 AM
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    Agreed. I see chain maintenance the same as airing tires back up in the heep, when off road. Gives me time at the locations to see what else might need work/maintenance. It’s like anything else..nothing but a thing to do.
     
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  17. Dec 22, 2023 at 7:39 AM
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    We’ve already had that here at night a few times. My thing is, I’d definitely have to get another helmet. A MX style will freeze the head because they breathe so well.
     
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    I never touched mine for 5700 miles :anonymous:. I have the brush/lube/cleaner.....so I plan to use it for the DID :rofl:
     
  19. Dec 22, 2023 at 8:20 AM
    gixxerphil

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    I keep my visor cracked just a bit(b/c fog). My face is the only thing that gets cold. One of those neck gaiter things might help.................while I'm thinking about it.....off to Amazon :rofl:
     
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  20. Dec 22, 2023 at 8:54 AM
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    I wear a balaclava thing (this one specifically https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07SJTNQLM?ie=UTF8 )

    It keeps my neck and face warm while riding in the cold and keeps my helmet from getting gross in the heat!
     
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