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Offline bubba zanetti

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« on: November 18, 2013, 12:15:58 AM »
I come to this website but cannot help but notice it's lack of motorcycle content.
Easy. I know what I am doing.

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« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2013, 12:38:06 AM »
Because motorcycles are so dang expensive in Canada.    :crazy: The lucky few who own them are working late to pay for them instead of wasting their time on the interwebs.     :bigsmile:



Oh, and it's "its", not "it's."    :twofinger:  You kids get off my lawn.   :gerg:
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« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2013, 12:55:52 AM »
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Re: Motorcycle content
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2013, 01:18:01 AM »
Off topic is the largest forum so far (839 posts) but is was exactly the same over on .net

Lots of posts over here in gen. sport touring discussion (625 posts), and ride reports (150 posts).

It's gonna take time to build content of course. The Help section is pretty big, with a new website, that's to be expected.

Oh yeah, and PMS for half the continent. That 'splains a lot.
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Re: Motorcycle content
« Reply #4 on: November 18, 2013, 08:41:46 AM »
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It's a bit chilly as well.

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Re: Motorcycle content
« Reply #5 on: November 18, 2013, 08:51:05 AM »
I come to this website but cannot help but notice it's lack of motorcycle content.
nothing new, simply a continuation of STN, I wouldn't expect much to change ;)
the above are merely the ramblings of a hamfisted fuckwit who has broken too many helmets.

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Re: Motorcycle content
« Reply #6 on: November 18, 2013, 08:55:41 AM »
 :lol:

It's a tough time of year for new moto content.  A couple shows with nothing really new to report and many folks done riding for the year.

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Re: Motorcycle content
« Reply #7 on: November 18, 2013, 09:19:09 AM »
I come to this website but cannot help but notice it's lack of motorcycle content.

So why aren't you adding some?   :pokestick:

I don't think we are doing bad, but it's going to take some time and as other said - it's almost winter.

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Re: Motorcycle content
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2013, 09:28:19 AM »
Is it too early to start the "Who's going to the <insert city of choice> Motorcycle Show?

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Re: Motorcycle content
« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2013, 09:29:28 AM »
unfortunately it is the life cycle of a board like this. it starts out with great moto content, then eventually it begins its decline. It starts with everyone jumping on a post to "do a search" "not again" "its been discussed" etc. slowly people quit asking questions and others quit providing answers and before you know it we discuss the days news, politics, guns, etc...
the above are merely the ramblings of a hamfisted fuckwit who has broken too many helmets.

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Re: Motorcycle content
« Reply #10 on: November 18, 2013, 09:36:41 AM »
unfortunately it is the life cycle of a board like this. it starts out with great moto content, then eventually it begins its decline. It starts with everyone jumping on a post to "do a search" "not again" "its been discussed" etc. slowly people quit asking questions and others quit providing answers and before you know it we discuss the days news, politics, guns, etc...
:headscratch: ST.O has been online for what, a week? It's already on the decline?  :eek:  :willy:
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Give it time. It's kind of normal if the content is light on motorcycle content at this time of the year considering most of us who joined come from ST.N. The old bike stuff was discussed over there. We're into PMS season already. New stuff will come along as will new users.
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Re: Motorcycle content
« Reply #11 on: November 18, 2013, 09:45:49 AM »
unfortunately it is the life cycle of a board like this. it starts out with great moto content, then eventually it begins its decline. It starts with everyone jumping on a post to "do a search" "not again" "its been discussed" etc. slowly people quit asking questions and others quit providing answers and before you know it we discuss the days news, politics, guns, etc...
:headscratch: ST.O has been online for what, a week? It's already on the decline?  :eek:  :willy:
 :lol:
Give it time. It's kind of normal if the content is light on motorcycle content at this time of the year considering most of us who joined come from ST.N. The old bike stuff was discussed over there. We're into PMS season already. New stuff will come along as will new users.

this is a little different as it isn't really a "new" board. it is almost an exact replica of STN, with the same topics, look, and members. It is hard to expect it to be much different when the everything other than the name is the same. don't get me wring, I like it, I just dont'expect it to be any more than STN without the ads ;)
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Re: Motorcycle content
« Reply #12 on: November 18, 2013, 09:56:22 AM »
Down here where the sun is still warm we are doing what needs to be done to prepare for the coming winter and riding in between. I got out for a nice ride last week and posted in two separate spots some of this "moto content" of which you speak. Hunker down my northern brethren, hunker down.

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Re: Motorcycle content
« Reply #13 on: November 18, 2013, 02:47:14 PM »
When I moved from Ontario to Michigan I was able to increase my motorcycle content four-fold!   ;D

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Re: Motorcycle content
« Reply #14 on: November 18, 2013, 09:00:06 PM »
This weekend I prepared my Buell for winter and tucked it snugly away. Does that count for moto-content?  :D
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Re: Motorcycle content
« Reply #15 on: November 18, 2013, 09:01:51 PM »
Shhhh!  We're hibernating up here eh!
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Re: Motorcycle content
« Reply #16 on: December 06, 2013, 04:26:54 PM »
At this time of the year, the bike seat is just another flat surface where I can stack a case o' beer in the garage...
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Re: Motorcycle content
« Reply #17 on: December 08, 2013, 06:54:31 PM »
Drove through Grand Bend Ontario (yes four wheels) and saw a motorcycle in a parking lot friday . Saturday afternoon in Windsor Ontario I saw a guy on a HD out for spin.  Windsor had snow when we left sunday afternoon.   Just too much dam salt for me to even think about it.  Switching  Batteies around battery tender that's about it for my motorcycle fun.  8)

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« Reply #18 on: November 25, 2014, 03:05:42 PM »
For once, I'm almost completely motorcycle content.

Between the RSV4 and the K1300S, all bases are covered.    :thumbsup: :thumbsup:









Well, except it might be fun to have a little single to hoon around town on.   :headscratch:  And I've always wanted to make a Guzzi V7 custom.   :thumbsup:

Hey, isn't that new Indian Scout a cool ride?   :bigok:

Never mind.   :facepalm:

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Re: Motorcycle content
« Reply #19 on: November 25, 2014, 03:50:29 PM »
My buddy Ed, whom some of you met at SE Ohio this past summer, rode by my place yesterday, twice.

Turns out he topped up and dumped in some Stabil and took it out for a boot to get it into the carbs.  Pouring rain, 3C. Said he froze his ass off.

Mine have been in storage now for a few weeks. Sometimes, I just sneak into the garage and say hi. Then I curse the white.
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Re: Motorcycle content
« Reply #20 on: November 25, 2014, 04:03:59 PM »
skipped out of work early last Friday and went for a ride. 50 deg. when I left the garage, still an occasional bit of ice and lots of wet roads but it was still fun. Returned home shortly after dark with the TC light flashing continuously to remind me it was doing its job.
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Re: Motorcycle content
« Reply #21 on: November 26, 2014, 11:21:55 AM »
 I rode to the coffee shop yesterday...wasn't bad going slightly downhill through the snow in the yard, and through the pile at the edge of the highway. The road was wet but mostly bare of snow, so around town was no problem. When I came home, I got just into my driveway and that was it...lol. Just the tiniest uphill slope was enough to completely  overwhelm the Tourances. I had to get off and push up to the parking spot. Time to pull out the DR650. LOL.

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Re: Motorcycle content
« Reply #22 on: November 26, 2014, 12:09:08 PM »
I like riding in Cananda even if the folks in Qubec were mean to me for being 'merican (was wearing my Colin Edwards replica lid at the time).

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« Reply #23 on: November 26, 2014, 01:29:31 PM »
Wrong guy, bro.

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« Reply #24 on: November 26, 2014, 01:40:57 PM »
Wrong guy, bro.

Class act right there.   :bigok:
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« Reply #25 on: January 15, 2015, 03:25:48 PM »
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« Reply #26 on: January 16, 2015, 12:05:30 AM »
Motorcycles are dangerous.  Get a horse.    :bigsmile:
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Re: Motorcycle content
« Reply #27 on: January 16, 2015, 08:19:15 AM »
Motorcycles are dangerous.  Get a horse.    :bigsmile:


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« Reply #28 on: January 16, 2015, 02:04:42 PM »
Motorcycles are dangerous.  Get a horse.    :bigsmile:


Talk about high maintenance.

Been arguing with my sister about this for like 45 years. I park my bike when there's snow, top up the gas and charge the battery. She waits patiently where I left her until I am ready to ride again. Horses want to eat every day, they want water, and they crap tons all the time. No contest as far as maintenance goes...

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« Reply #29 on: January 16, 2015, 02:07:38 PM »
Not too mention the crazy horse people that usually come along with them....

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« Reply #30 on: January 16, 2015, 02:25:06 PM »
Motorcycles are dangerous.  Get a horse.    :bigsmile:


Talk about high maintenance.

Been arguing with my sister about this for like 45 years. I park my bike when there's snow, top up the gas and charge the battery. She waits patiently where I left her until I am ready to ride again. Horses want to eat every day, they want water, and they crap tons all the time. No contest as far as maintenance goes...


And when you fall off a horse, you fall a lot farther than even the tallest of ADV bikes.
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« Reply #31 on: April 01, 2015, 12:38:27 AM »
I used to ride horses...as soon as I got my first dirt bike that was it. 38 years later and I don't miss them one "bit"!  ;D

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« Reply #32 on: April 01, 2015, 04:49:01 AM »
I crashed a horse once.
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« Reply #33 on: April 16, 2015, 03:05:49 AM »
A horse crashed me once. Horses are even more dangerous forms of transport than motorcycles and bicycles (which are evenly dangerous).
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« Reply #34 on: April 16, 2015, 10:53:39 AM »
I had a bullrider once question my choice of transport as 'awfully dangerous'... I used small words when I explained that I had a modicum of control over my ride, and if I *did* fall off, my bike wasn't prone to coming back to run me over again in a fit of pique. No, I did not use the word pique.
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« Reply #35 on: July 26, 2015, 11:51:54 AM »
I had a bullrider once question my choice of transport as 'awfully dangerous'... I used small words when I explained that I had a modicum of control over my ride, and if I *did* fall off, my bike wasn't prone to coming back to run me over again in a fit of pique. No, I did not use the word pique.
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