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by pchast
Wed Apr 28, 2021 8:46 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: What first model, please advise
Replies: 6
Views: 8289

Re: What first model, please advise

Thats good advise Anna though this man has had a year to use his.........
Alex what did you end up with? Your choices and changes will help another
new rider with their decisions.

Thanks
by pchast
Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:52 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: Riding Shoes
Replies: 1
Views: 341

Re: Riding Shoes

Any riding boots I've found offered more support and protection.
by pchast
Mon Apr 05, 2021 9:28 pm
Forum: Start Your Engines - Introduce Yourself
Topic: UK’er considering a return to two wheels
Replies: 3
Views: 1126

Re: UK’er considering a return to two wheels

Hello and welcome!

A refresher course is a good idea.
by pchast
Sun Mar 21, 2021 9:08 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: New rider - weird bike choice?
Replies: 4
Views: 2087

Re: New rider - weird bike choice?

Couple of questions..... Have you ridden a bicycle in your life? Have you seen and sat on the bike yet? Any urges for other uses of the bike? Do you have gear yet? Tall and larger as you are. Fit and feel are going to be important. Before you buy find a dealership, or several, sit on and try how one...
by pchast
Sun Mar 14, 2021 8:53 pm
Forum: The Soap Box
Topic: What did you do today...
Replies: 5471
Views: 817272

Re: What did you do today...

Cut up a couple of trees, storm damage.
by pchast
Sun Jan 31, 2021 10:27 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: Falling during training
Replies: 2
Views: 3124

Re: Falling during training

That's good advise....
by pchast
Tue Nov 17, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: Start Your Engines - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from UK
Replies: 1
Views: 5319

Re: Hello from UK

Welcome.
by pchast
Sun Oct 04, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Start Your Engines - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello All!!
Replies: 9
Views: 8781

Re: Hello All!!

Nice trip. How long did you take for the planed route?
by pchast
Mon Sep 28, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Start Your Engines - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi from Chicago
Replies: 6
Views: 6385

Re: Hi from Chicago

Welcome...
by pchast
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: The Riding Game!
Replies: 726
Views: 212959

Re: The Riding Game!

I've found no murals locally
by pchast
Wed Aug 19, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: Maintenance & Appearance
Topic: A bad day!
Replies: 2
Views: 6265

Re: A bad day!

I did!
I didn't win............... :shock:

I feel great anyway with all the accidents I missed.
Thanks :D
by pchast
Sun Aug 16, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: Maintenance & Appearance
Topic: A bad day!
Replies: 2
Views: 6265

A bad day!

Went for a ride.... after checking out the bike... got back to the house. Its an acute right into a stone drive up the hill. I was in the left of center. I had used the brakes and blinkers for about 150 yds with 2 cars following. A car zoomed by on the right between me and the ditch. The second wait...
by pchast
Wed Aug 12, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: My first Motorcycle
Replies: 4
Views: 7302

Re: My first Motorcycle

He is right. When you check at dealers, sit on what they have and evaluate how they fit...

Then talk to the mechanic staff. Many, if not most, machines can be adjusted somehow
for their height and reach. It may affect the way they react.
by pchast
Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Trouble Shooting
Topic: Metal Chunk Found in Oil, Smoke and Burning Smell While Running
Replies: 4
Views: 7981

Re: Metal Chunk Found in Oil, Smoke and Burning Smell While Running

You need some skill to pay attention to fitting the parts. There are critical clearances that may need adjustment. Can you do it? Possibly... Read and check everything, watch some videos, ruminate on the concerns expressed. Then, and only then, decide to pick up a wrench or not. Clean everything fir...
by pchast
Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Start Your Engines - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello all
Replies: 4
Views: 2640

Re: Hello all

Welcome.
by pchast
Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: How to deal with wind noise in a motorcycle helmet?
Replies: 8
Views: 9537

Re: How to deal with wind noise in a motorcycle helmet?

Not a total answer.... But I always use ear plugs too.
by pchast
Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Adventure Riders
Topic: My Motorcycle Camping Trip to Tiger Waterfall
Replies: 4
Views: 5701

Re: My Motorcycle Camping Trip to Tiger Waterfall

Beautiful pictures of the area.
Thanks for taking us with you.
by pchast
Mon Jul 20, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Maintenance & Appearance
Topic: Oil Leaking
Replies: 2
Views: 6610

Re: Oil Leaking

Heat of operation makes the oil expand to over flow?