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    Saddle soap, followed by leather conditioner. You...

    Saddle soap, followed by leather conditioner. You won't remove the creases but you'll keep it from getting worse. Leather is just like skin, well.. it IS skin. Keep it clean and conditioned and it...
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    Hah! Forget the golf stuff.. that grill though!

    Hah! Forget the golf stuff.. that grill though!
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    My understanding was, if Polaris didn't get the...

    My understanding was, if Polaris didn't get the "motorcycle" designation, they would have had to kill the Slingshot as it does not meet any NHTSA car crash standards.
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    I'm tempted to convert my KLX to SuMo from time...

    I'm tempted to convert my KLX to SuMo from time to time as well. I've been scouring the net for a set of salvaged 17" KLX250SF wheels at the right price if they happen to come along. Bookmarked this...
  5. BBO itself suffered the inevitable split like any...

    BBO itself suffered the inevitable split like any other forum. There were those who got cliquey and left, and ones who left and formed the facebook group ironically. The usual drama. The waning...
  6. Thread: 2018 MotoGP

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    There's not a bad seat in the house at COTA. With...

    There's not a bad seat in the house at COTA. With a camping spot in Lot N, you almost have front row seats to the esses. The only problem I see is whether or not to make the trek across the...
  7. Facebook is for us old people, kids have all...

    Facebook is for us old people, kids have all moved on to Instagram and Snapchat. But forums still have their place. Places like BBO, ADV Rider and marque specific forums are vast wealth of knowledge...
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    Generally to cut down on plastic shards all over...

    Generally to cut down on plastic shards all over the track if/when a rider goes down.
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    I was at the LBGP many years ago, back in the...

    I was at the LBGP many years ago, back in the days of Mario and son, Paul Tracy etc. Quite the spectacle.
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    Bipolar spring in Colorado: t-shirt and shorts...

    Bipolar spring in Colorado: t-shirt and shorts one day, shoveling snow the next.
  11. Just wash your bike once in a while. The process...

    Just wash your bike once in a while. The process will force you to look at parts that you may not normally inspect; like swing arm bushings, side and center stands, up under the fenders etc.
  12. Thread: 2018 MotoGP

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    Holy cow, what drama from Argentina! I think MM...

    Holy cow, what drama from Argentina! I think MM crossed the line with his moves, will be interesting to read about the fallout and what happens with VR46.
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    Tight fitting race suits can also tumble. Most...

    Tight fitting race suits can also tumble. Most lowsides involve a slide, but if you highside or slide into a gravel trap you will tumble. But that's where the impact armor (and airbags in MotoGP...
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    Riders wear leather because mesh melts with...

    Riders wear leather because mesh melts with abrasion; would you want melted plastic fused into your skin? Leather slides way better than mesh. Mesh is way more comfortable even against perforated...
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    That counts! OK, "live yardbird" it is. I...

    That counts! OK, "live yardbird" it is.

    I guess extra super-duper points if you get a pic with Eric Clapton....
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    Pic of something new: New bike, new to you bike,...

    Pic of something new: New bike, new to you bike, new farkle, new gear? Bike in a showroom counts if you are shown being handed the paperwork.
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    Snow makes Spyder sad....

    Snow makes Spyder sad.
    https://farm1.staticflickr.com/877/27211062708_bb4cc0f1fa_h.jpg
  18. Thread: 2018 MotoGP

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    From watching Qatar, wow that Ducati has the...

    From watching Qatar, wow that Ducati has the power down the straight! Yeah, I'm glad Dovi is able to run up with the rest of the aliens, it's hard not to root for him. I was worried that Zarco would...
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    You don't know us very well. ;) The dumb newbies...

    You don't know us very well. ;) The dumb newbies were ran off the forum for saying countersteering doesn't exist and that respecting the throttle will be enough. It's tamed down here since those days.
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    The only time I "wash" is when I ride through...

    The only time I "wash" is when I ride through puddles or when the wheel gets wet when I wash the bike itself. I do however wipe off any excess chain lube asap. But no, I don't wash the rubber to...
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    Speed and wind gusts are part of the deal. You...

    Speed and wind gusts are part of the deal. You need miles in the saddle to become comfortable. Some acclimatize faster than others. Look into a fairing for your bike, that will deflect the airflow...
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    Bumping this thread. For those who aren't on FB. ...

    Bumping this thread. For those who aren't on FB.

    Any questions of a general nature? Specific details will be discussed offline via PM.

    What kind/length of rides? We have routes from a few...
  23. Thread: Ten Hours

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    At least it wasn't a 600 supersport. Squids won't...

    At least it wasn't a 600 supersport. Squids won't even take 10 minutes to decide on one.
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    Also this. I replaced all of the various wattage...

    Also this. I replaced all of the various wattage incandescents and CFLs in the garage with 90W equivalent LED floods. Much better light for farkling.

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    Well this happened. #pluggeditandrodeit 6016

    Well this happened. #pluggeditandrodeit
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