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1961
I'd be up for a newbie ride...
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1962
Here's another good article about lane splitting...

http://www.motorcycle.com/features/truth-lane-splitting.html


1963
Misc / Re: M Gymkhana
« on: 12/12/13 06:03PM »
Thanks guys! Sounds interesting. I may not be able to make it out, but will definitely try to come watch. If not this time, then next year.

1964
Misc / Re: M Gymkhana
« on: 12/12/13 05:32PM »
I couldn't find an address for the event on the website - where do these take place?

1965
"UNOFFICIAL" Rides / Re: How We Ride
« on: 12/10/13 12:56PM »
hate to be a pain in the butt but the link for signals has failed

Here's another...
http://www.45thparallelhog.com/Hand%20Signals.pdf

Does anyone have another link? This appears to have been removed as well.

(Maybe post it as an attachment?)

1966
If anyone needs to borrow a "cold-out" (CycleGear) balaclava for this trip, or a very large 2nd Gen SV650 seat bag that will hold a lot of gear, let me know. I'll have to plan on joining you next year.

(Seat bag is bolted to a spare rear seat.)

1967
My bike has heated grips on it, and they are nice, even when it's not really cold out. It is, however, a naked bike, so in some situations the fingers still get cold from the wind, if I've made a poor choice for gloves that day.

Coming from the PacNW winters, here's my suggestions:
Wool really is best. A wool/poly blend base layer, and a wool sweater vest under a jacket are just the bees knees for body warmth. and if I get too warm, I can open a few vents on my jacket. Real wool socks make a difference too. Windproof is important as well. My overpants are "3 season" with a rain/wind removable liner. Those over jeans over hiking/skiing longjohns (polypro or silk) are enough to keep me toasty down into sub-freezing temps. I'd considered putting on "barkbusters" to help with wind on my hands, but windproof gloves with liners combined with the heated grips works.

PS. My grips (Hot Hands) are two-stage, low and high. I've only used the High setting a couple of times, and it's REALLY warm...

1968

L to R, SVRider r0ckrat and OCMoto Todd!
 

I'm r0ckrat here, too! :D
 :3:

1969
Here's the First Place bike, with 2nd place in the background:


1971
Anyone planning on riding up PCH to the show tonight? I think I want to take it in tonight, and then go do something else the rest of the weekend. Would love to have some company on the way there.

1972
It's no longer set up for "individual" daily tickets. When I looked the last time, it was "buy Friday, "buy for Saturday" etc. Now it's just a "one day" ticket, so all is good. :)

1973
Conditions - must come pick up in HB... That's about it.

Glass Indian paperweight - see pictures:




First person to commit will be provided an address and contact info to be able to pick up the piece. Preferably by moto so I can see yours. Coffee or tea and time for a short visit appreciated. :D Gotta meet people somehow, you know?

1974
Hey Spyke, thanks for the code - but is it only good for Friday tickets, or am I doing it wrong on the ordering page?

1975
Bike Nights / Re: Why We Ride OC showing, Dec 3rd
« on: 12/03/13 04:37PM »
Oh crud, I was going to go! :(

1976
New Members / Re: Hello from Huntington Beach!
« on: 12/03/13 03:49PM »
Would love to, but am going to go to the "Why We Ride" showing in Orange, 'cause I missed it in LA last month... :D

 :31:

1977
Expand your search to LA? Looks like there are several SV's listed...

1978
New Members / Hello from Huntington Beach!
« on: 12/03/13 01:51PM »
Hi!

My name is Stephen, and I recently migrated south from Seattle WA.

I've been riding since June - total newb... ;)

I heard about OCMoto from EddieMon via the SVRiders forum, as I have a 2006 SV650 naked. Picked it up from a friend with 6525 miles on the clock, and a couple of tasteful mods. Her name is Dory, and second to my wife she's the love of my life.

Looking forward to having a great winter riding season without the torrential rains and freezing cold, and exploring the areas great canyons.

So far I've seen Santiago Canyon and Live Oak Canyon with Eddiemon, and ridden up Silverado canyon on my own. Still getting my bearings on all these freeways you folks have twisted together down here...   :o

Hopefully my Olympia textiles will be good enough to wear with you on the canyons occasionally.

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