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Re: Motorcycles.
« Reply #8970 on: July 21, 2019, 08:19:48 pm »
I didn't know Alaska is a helmet optional state. If I end up renting a bike for a day, I might have to do a 5 min ride without one on just to see what it's like.

Sucky for anything over 20 mph
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« Reply #8971 on: July 21, 2019, 08:26:42 pm »
Needs more Jiggawatts

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« Reply #8972 on: July 21, 2019, 08:29:50 pm »
Sucky for anything over 20 mph

Really, really sucky at 120 MPH. Blindingly sucky. I mean, at least wear goggles. Idiot.  :banghead:
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« Reply #8973 on: July 21, 2019, 09:24:46 pm »
Sucky for anything over 20 mph

I like riding with my visor up at anything up to 40-50 mph. If I wasn't so paranoid about vision damage from debris, I'd ride with the visor up almost all the time in town.

On the rare occasion I ride with sunglasses on, I'll ride 50-60 mph with my visor up. I love the sensation.
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« Reply #8974 on: July 22, 2019, 09:34:16 am »
I like my visor half up, but on my current helmet that puts the bottom of the visor right in the middle of my field of view. Dumb
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« Reply #8975 on: August 04, 2019, 11:20:15 am »
Two-up camping in the Tetons last weekend:

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« Reply #8976 on: August 04, 2019, 07:12:18 pm »
Beautiful.

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« Reply #8977 on: August 04, 2019, 08:08:21 pm »
Put aboot 90 miles on today with two people I've not ridden with before.

KLR650, VStrom 650, my 230L.  Dude on the VStrom went whole hog on some of the tougher trails we rode later on...such a big bike for more technical shit that the KLR and 230L didn't give much of a fuck about.  Props.  Thing does not like sand (tires!)...and I thought the 230 hated sand... :lol:


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« Reply #8978 on: August 04, 2019, 08:23:40 pm »
VStrom guy is crazy. Street tires are scary as fuck on anything that isn't warm, dry pavement.
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« Reply #8979 on: August 04, 2019, 08:33:17 pm »
He made it. Biggest issues were ground clearance and sand.

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« Reply #8980 on: August 04, 2019, 11:14:30 pm »
I guess the tire are knobby-ish, but so heavy.
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