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  1. Thread: Itchy Boots

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    I have that book as well as well illustrated Two...

    I have that book as well as well illustrated Two Wheels to Adventure by Danny Liska. He rode his BMW R60 from Alaska to Argentina in 1960, which included riding it through the Daren Gap, with the...
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    Here is a link to a riding review of this new BMW...

    Here is a link to a riding review of this new BMW CE 04 electric scooter. If you go to buy one don't forget to bring a fat wallet - as usual:...
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    I don't know for sure but it is likely that much...

    I don't know for sure but it is likely that much of the control of the throttle bodies is controlled by the bike's electronic fuel injection computer and the actual opening of the butterfly by the...
  4. Thread: Itchy Boots

    by Richard230
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    Here is the latest Itchy Boots clip describing...

    Here is the latest Itchy Boots clip describing her plan for getting herself and her motorcycle around the Darien Gap. Sounds pretty complicated to me. One thing that I noticed is that there are a lot...
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    Cheap BMW motorcycle models

    For a number of years BMW dealerships have been selling motorcycle models, usually displayed inside a glass case and selling for around $100. Nice, but pretty pricey if all you are looking for is...
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    If you don't mind leaving behind a light oily...

    If you don't mind leaving behind a light oily film, WD40 works great for cleaning chain oil off of rear wheels.
  7. My daughter is on her second Subaru station...

    My daughter is on her second Subaru station wagon. She got 250K miles out of the last one before repair expenses started piling up. Her new one is hanging in there and has been completely reliable...
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    For years the motorcycle media has been telling...

    For years the motorcycle media has been telling everyone not to use a pressure washer to clean their motorcycles because water might be forced past wheel and steering bearing seals and other...
  9. I heard a CBS national news report this morning...

    I heard a CBS national news report this morning that in Europe electric vehicles are now outselling diesel cars each year and have now reached 20% of the new car market. ICE vehicles still have 40%...
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    Years ago I tried using am electric leaf blower...

    Years ago I tried using am electric leaf blower to dry my bike, but it didn't do a very good job as the nozzle wasn't narrow enough which reduced the force of the air. Plus it was cumbersome to hold...
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    I find cruise control very handy on my R1200RS. I...

    I find cruise control very handy on my R1200RS. I can activate the cruise control, which allows me to take my hand off of the throttle so that I can reach the grip heater button. :rolleyes:
  12. I feel sorry for the 2/3 of the World's...

    I feel sorry for the 2/3 of the World's population that have to put up with 220V electrical power. They could get electrocuted at any time. :rolleyes:
  13. Thread: Itchy Boots

    by Richard230
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    I was really impressed by the church built over...

    I was really impressed by the church built over the river that starts at minute 24. Very beautiful.
  14. Why does the U.S. use 110V and not 220V?

    That is something that I have always wondered about as it seemed to me that 220V/240V has some advantages over the voltage used in the U.S. electric home distribution system. Here is a somewhat...
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    BTW, before we left the shop, the salesman told...

    BTW, before we left the shop, the salesman told us that they were buying used motorcycles for cash, should we be inclined to sell one of ours.
  16. Thread: Itchy Boots

    by Richard230
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    You could be right about that. And in the U.S....

    You could be right about that. And in the U.S. you could say the same thing about navigating from one county to the next and from one state to the next. :rolleyes:
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    Used bike prices

    I just returned from a visit to a local Triumph/Ducati/Vespa dealership. They had a lot of new inventory in the shop at prices that made my eyes water. They also had a number of used bikes parked in...
  18. Thread: Itchy Boots

    by Richard230
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    I think she is too smart to tackle the Darien...

    I think she is too smart to tackle the Darien Gap. I bet she goes for a boat ride around that lump of nasty jungle and local gangs.
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    I have seen a few Pan Americas at Alice's...

    I have seen a few Pan Americas at Alice's Restaurant over the past few months, including an entire truckload that was there during the introduction of the models, which were being offered for test...
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    And don't forget wearing boots with thicker...

    And don't forget wearing boots with thicker soles, as well as re-contouring the saddle to make it narrower near the "tank" area. Both of those things will make it easier to reach the ground when at a...
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    Electric pickup truck news

    Attached is an article from my newspaper today that discusses Chevy's new electric pickup that you might find interesting.
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    Welcome to the forum, Eddie. You made a great...

    Welcome to the forum, Eddie. You made a great choice for a motorcycle. I know my 650GS is my favorite bike to ride. It takes a licking but keeps on ticking. Keep in touch. [:)]
  23. Thread: Itchy Boots

    by Richard230
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    Itchy Boots crosses the Amazon River the hard...

    Itchy Boots crosses the Amazon River the hard way: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCsy5O2OzBE
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    2022 H-D model news

    Here is the latest from H-D: https://www.motorcycle.com/new-model-preview/returning-2022-harley-davidson-models-announced.html
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    Anyone for Cake?

    Here is a Cake designed for the delivery of stacks of pizza boxes: [SQ] ...
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