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by archanis
Wed Oct 12, 2005 1:02 am
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: problems finding used bikes
Replies: 12
Views: 2804

:LOL2: i found this little bit while looking at an faq. http://www.bigcee.com/klr650faq.html#generalinformation How do I respond when accosted by anti-accessers? Harry from SC relates this story: "...Afew years ago I was riding a trail around Colorado Springs. I pulled over and stopped as I came apo...
by archanis
Wed Oct 12, 2005 12:44 am
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: problems finding used bikes
Replies: 12
Views: 2804

hey! i saw a KLR650 today! i remember thinking 'thats got the ugliest faring ever, but it would look soo cool as a naked bike'. it was at a gas station, parked for the night. obviosly well loved, the fairing was so muddy... so now i realy have to find the guy/girl that has that bike and ask them som...
by archanis
Tue Oct 11, 2005 3:46 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: 650's are bad learner bikes, 650's are good learner bikes?
Replies: 45
Views: 18099

toast with whatever you want! an update on sythia, shes going to be getting the same bike that i want to get, a gs500f... the only problem is she doesnt have any other alternatives in case she doesnt like the feel of the gs. *shrugs* ether way, i think that her dad is going to want to use it more th...
by archanis
Tue Oct 11, 2005 3:31 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: new bikers blogs. anyone else got one?
Replies: 9
Views: 2633

:shock: that thing is awsum! mine is realy tiny right now, and yours is like.... "MONSTROUS NEWS AND OPIONON BIKER BLOG OF DOOOOOOM" :laughing:

i know that there are a lot of biker blogs out there, but i was kinda surprised at how few of the bloggers lived here. good blog!
by archanis
Tue Oct 11, 2005 3:11 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: new bikers blogs. anyone else got one?
Replies: 9
Views: 2633

wow... im not alone. :laughing: was beginning to wonder there.
by archanis
Tue Oct 11, 2005 3:18 am
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: 650's are bad learner bikes, 650's are good learner bikes?
Replies: 45
Views: 18099

wow. i have been made a sticky. thats never happened before. *re-reads thread* yea, i can see it now. this question answers many NOOB questions i had when i first entered the forum... all in one fell swoop. might make it so you dont have to answer 1 million "first bike help" topics. 8) i still feel ...
by archanis
Tue Oct 11, 2005 12:17 am
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: new bikers blogs. anyone else got one?
Replies: 9
Views: 2633

cool. i might read them sometime. but not now. *checks clock* now comes work, as i take the jobs nobody else wants in order to get a set of wheels. god i love the night shift. :disgust: isnt there some rule in bars that you have to clean up vomit when you make it? not in dives, but in higher class b...
by archanis
Mon Oct 10, 2005 12:20 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: 650's are bad learner bikes, 650's are good learner bikes?
Replies: 45
Views: 18099

a toast then :roll:

to the ones who keep us grounded and keep us from making squidly decisions.
by archanis
Mon Oct 10, 2005 11:48 am
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: problems finding used bikes
Replies: 12
Views: 2804

alright, im interested. i had planned to get a used gs500, but thats obviosly not panning out. though if the gs is popular, i dont think ill be able to find the klr iether
by archanis
Mon Oct 10, 2005 11:29 am
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: problems finding used bikes
Replies: 12
Views: 2804

but you find that up here they get pulled over if they are seen on the road. doesnt matter if you have the all clear and right paperwork. ill look into it though. seward isnt realy rugged country. the highway has hills and bends and lots of twisties, but i dont realy plan to do any offroad riding. n...
by archanis
Mon Oct 10, 2005 11:16 am
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: 650's are bad learner bikes, 650's are good learner bikes?
Replies: 45
Views: 18099

lol exelent suggestions. her dad emailed me thismorning and asked a few questions, and i think he gets it now. it should sort istelf out from here, with both her parents involved, but hey *shrug* "Oh definately, women should wear full leathers when riding. Guys can stand skinned knees, elbows and wo...
by archanis
Mon Oct 10, 2005 1:49 am
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: crash bungs, uses? downsides?
Replies: 20
Views: 5801

well, there fugly, but they have a use, ill try it out on my used bike im getting first. we'll see how it goes from there.
by archanis
Mon Oct 10, 2005 1:42 am
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: problems finding used bikes
Replies: 12
Views: 2804

:laughing: :laughing: the nearest 7-11 is 137 miles away. if im going to go all the way up to anchorage, i might as well get my gear on that trip as well. looks like im going to be paying mom for another anchorage trip again. gas isnt cheap. *adds thing 1million to to-do list* :shooting2: :twocents:
by archanis
Mon Oct 10, 2005 1:35 am
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: crash bungs, uses? downsides?
Replies: 20
Views: 5801

hmmm... makes me wish i could do an experiment. or two to find the physics of that situation, and what could have happened differently. frame sliders are looking like an ok deal at lower speeds, but not such a hot idea on highway driving. they appear to be perminent... soooo... damn, now im stuck in...
by archanis
Mon Oct 10, 2005 12:06 am
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: new bikers blogs. anyone else got one?
Replies: 9
Views: 2633

still a bit dry. :|
by archanis
Sun Oct 09, 2005 9:33 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: new bikers blogs. anyone else got one?
Replies: 9
Views: 2633

new bikers blogs. anyone else got one?

mine is here, though its not realy worth reading... might help some of you with what to expect, and then again it could be the worst five seconds of reading you will ever do :) who knows. http://archanis.blogspot.com/ entering the motorcycle world dont let the title fool you, its just my impressions...
by archanis
Sun Oct 09, 2005 9:02 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: problems finding used bikes
Replies: 12
Views: 2804

thanks. ill look into that
by archanis
Sun Oct 09, 2005 8:43 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: Time on first bike?
Replies: 9
Views: 2457

check this out. i found some site while looking for my bike... which is pretty much the same as your bike.

http://www.mcnews.com/mcn/usedbike.asp

http://www.cycletrader.com/index.html

hope these help.
by archanis
Sun Oct 09, 2005 8:34 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: problems finding used bikes
Replies: 12
Views: 2804

problems finding used bikes

its simple. i cant find a damn thing used in AK. the dealers websites dont have any info on used bikes, and when i look online, the only things in my STATE are a few used harlys. how much would it be to ship it up to alaska from the lower 48. say from washington? is shipping from canada a viable opt...
by archanis
Sun Oct 09, 2005 8:05 pm
Forum: Beginning Bikers
Topic: Time on first bike?
Replies: 9
Views: 2457

depends. ive searched for them on ebay and you can find them for 1-2 thousand, or 3-4 thousand. it all depends... have they customized the bike before selling it to you? what condition is the bike in, whats the bikes track record, stuff like that. i think you could ask for a trade in for a decent pr...