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Forum: Dockside Chat
05-30-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,729
Posted By DMack_762

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Forum: Dockside Chat
05-30-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,729
Posted By DMack_762

Take the MSF Advanced course or the MSF Circuit...

Take the MSF Advanced course or the MSF Circuit Rider Course. Both are excellent.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-30-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,729
Posted By DMack_762

Thumbs up I'm in the OUTSIDE turn lane, for a LEFT turn. If...

I'm in the OUTSIDE turn lane, for a LEFT turn. If you look ahead of me in the picture, there are two lanes turning left as well (oncoming). As stated in my caption, I was preparing to do a left...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-29-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,729
Posted By DMack_762

Again, it's a choice. I keep clothes at work and...

Again, it's a choice. I keep clothes at work and change there. Parking is always easy, and I just absolutely enjoy it. It's not for everyone, but I am sure there are a few of us on here who get it....
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-29-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,729
Posted By DMack_762

I am the kind of rider, who wears "all the gear,...

I am the kind of rider, who wears "all the gear, all the time". It's not a fashion statement for me, and I don't subscribe to the "cosplay paradigm". I dress for the slide, not the ride, and I dress...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-29-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,729
Posted By DMack_762

Thoughts from a daily motorcycle commuter...

Thoughts from a daily motorcycle commuter:

Hopefully, this is the proper forum for this. I just jotted down some thoughts to spur some conversation and maybe give folks some things to consider.
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Forum: Dockside Chat
05-22-2019, 06:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,215
Posted By DMack_762

This was my 2003 SV1000S. I had it completely...

This was my 2003 SV1000S. I had it completely worked... fully adjustable Penske rear shock, Gold Valve Emulators / RaceTech springs up front, Scott Rotary Damper, Corbin seat, Yosh RS3 exhaust... I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-22-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,215
Posted By DMack_762

I was recently asked... "Why do you commute with...

I was recently asked... "Why do you commute with full luggage?" (Panniers and Top Box). My reply was straight forward and simple. I live in Florida. Lane Splitting / Sharing is not legal, highly...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-21-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,215
Posted By DMack_762

My favorite track bike is my SV650. It's HIGHLY...

My favorite track bike is my SV650. It's HIGHLY modified, but oh so agile. I considered the V-Strom DL1000 but, I have always wanted a GS... my Wife said "Go get it". I ordered the 2019 R1250GSA...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-21-2019, 05:25 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,215
Posted By DMack_762

Thumbs up Very well said. This is my first "Adventure...

Very well said. This is my first "Adventure Bike". I have been on Sport Bikes my entire life, raced for many years... but always wanted a GS. This bike is as good as anything I have ever ridden,...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-21-2019, 05:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,215
Posted By DMack_762

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I need to get a cover now... keep the sun off of her while I am at work.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-21-2019, 05:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,215
Posted By DMack_762

It holds right at 8 gallons, and I always use...

It holds right at 8 gallons, and I always use premium fuel. I average 45 mpg on it. I commute 80+ miles round trip, Monday to Friday, rain or shine.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-21-2019, 05:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,215
Posted By DMack_762

I urge you, go sit on a R1250GS Adventure and...

I urge you, go sit on a R1250GS Adventure and tell me it's a small bike.

I would not hesitate to do a 12-16 hour ride on this. I get 430 miles between fill ups. It is as comfortable as any touring...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-17-2019, 06:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,215
Posted By DMack_762

The K models are inline four cylinders. They are...

The K models are inline four cylinders. They are more road touring bikes. Mine is a parallel twin "Boxer" engine. This bike is a real do-it all bike. Fitted with more aggressive "knobby" tires, you...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-17-2019, 06:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,215
Posted By DMack_762

Putting the miles on her... 7,000+ since January....

Putting the miles on her... 7,000+ since January. Awesome bike!


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Forum: Dockside Chat
05-06-2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,123
Posted By DMack_762

I am an 80's kid. No video games, no internet,...

I am an 80's kid. No video games, no internet, but I read a lot. My favorite books were about the Vietnam war. My Father owned a small business in a small town, and he had paved the way for me to get...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-11-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,126
Posted By DMack_762

In factory trim, both JKU's being equal minus the...

In factory trim, both JKU's being equal minus the engine, the 2013 3.6L will feel like an entirely different vehicle. It has demonstrably more power and "zip".

You will love it!
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-11-2019, 06:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,126
Posted By DMack_762

I have owned both. The 3.8L can't hold a candle...

I have owned both. The 3.8L can't hold a candle to the 3.6L in terms of HP and Torque in stock form. However, the 3.8L has been around forever... they used it in the mini vans... LOL.

The 3.8 in...
04-09-2019, 09:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,519
Posted By DMack_762

I'm researching this exact type of boat for my...

I'm researching this exact type of boat for my next one. Looking at World Cat EC's and This exact boat. I realize it's a displacement hull, but can you give me an idea of total range at a nice cruise?
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-03-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,721
Posted By DMack_762

I wear mine, never take it off. Then again, I...

I wear mine, never take it off. Then again, I don't do work where I may lose my finger. It's Tungsten too, so I know it can't be cut off. It's a calculated risk for me. I just like my ring, and I...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-03-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,215
Posted By DMack_762

Dress for the slide, not for the ride. I am...

Dress for the slide, not for the ride.

I am not the guy who rides in tee shirts and shorts. I have 35 years on two wheels, still vertical. Almost 15 years of racing taught me the necessity of good...
Forum: Dockside Chat
04-02-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,215
Posted By DMack_762

I bought a HELITE Turtle Vest in HI VIZ to add to...

I bought a HELITE Turtle Vest in HI VIZ to add to my daily commuting gear. This is an airbag vest, that tethers to the frame of the bike. In case of a crash / ejection, the vest inflates and...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-28-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,883
Posted By DMack_762

We are a huge Jeep family. We've had many over...

We are a huge Jeep family. We've had many over the years... this is our 2017 Rubicon. Bought / Ordered new from the factory in the GOBI color, with soft top and half doors. Drove it directly to the...
03-26-2019, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By DMack_762

A few weekends ago, we hooked up on seven or...

A few weekends ago, we hooked up on seven or eight, landed them, but they were all an inch or so too small. Once they moved the size limit up, it makes it hard to find them. All of the ones we hooked...
Forum: Dockside Chat
03-26-2019, 07:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,215
Posted By DMack_762

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