Home Forum Browse Members Calendar Register Today!  
New Posts Faq / Help? XBOX Live Modifications Classifieds
   
Not A Member Yet? Register today and become part of the community.

» Quick Moderation
» Today's Birthdays
lemonhead18
» Insurance
» Triumph 675 Prices
» Sponsors
» Log in
User Name Not a member yet?
Register Now!
Password

Near Catastrophe at Blue Ridge
Mar 31, 2014 - 1:06 AM - by Fuzzy
Fuzzy's Avatar So today a buddy and I rode out to Blue Ridge to get our adrenaline fix in. With the sun shining, dry roads, and a cool breeze, we couldn't have asked for better weather. But who knew such a beautiful day could have ended in absolute disaster.

Shortly after a long and aggressive 4 hour ride, a shinny glimmer coming off my rear tire caught my eye. I looked closely and my eyes almost popped out of the sockets. I found this GIANT metal rod (1/4" thick) just chilling in the side of my tire.

Be it a nail or whatever, I think seeing this has robbed me of my peace of mind. Thankfully I was wearing all my gear from head to toe, but imagining what COULD have happened scares the heck out of me.

For now, the tire is holding pressure but of course I'm not getting back on the pogo-stick until I replace it. Has anyone had any experiences similar to this? Im interested in hearing some feedback from others who may have had similar near catastrophic... [Read More]
22 Replies | 1,427 Views
» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views
Caspian Blue Color Code
Evan_Calgary
10-23-13 00:56
Today 14:11
by DaytonaSpidey
19 453
Riding Clubs
cobyfiji
Today 11:22
Today 14:02
by firedude
3 56
Can't Find a Decent Road...
ao32
07-29-13 12:41
Today 13:57
by MGFChapin
16 422
OGIO Squadron RSS II...
RidersDiscount
Today 11:36
Today 13:55
by Cutter
1 26
Official 2014 triumph...
tapcon
04-10-14 19:58
Today 13:34
by hazexban
72 2,060
2014 Moto GP
TwoWheeledWonder
02-23-14 22:26
Today 13:25
by bira
217 4,947
Found a dropped 2013...
get_nick
Yesterday 09:43
Today 13:23
by wvstr
28 582
Attack Performance 675...
RidersDiscount
11-04-11 10:34
Today 13:01
by swest122
29 5,198
Access the air filter by...
upinsmoke
04-06-14 20:02
Today 12:58
by Schissels
7 303
manual idle adjustment
bluedaytona02
05-01-10 20:37
Today 12:54
by NewShockerGuy
93 13,591
» Online Users: 473
113 members and 360 guests
2012rr, 405 South, 675Tornado, absowoot, Akita, ALLoneUP, alphamang, Angee, astat4, berserkf1, BloodInBloodOut, bluedaytona02, bock919, Brodie, bruce_, BryGuy, buchshot1, bucksfizz, carnage.inc, caspian675, cfn101788, Chasx, ChickenStrips, Cory S, Cutter, cyberflem40, daytonapeach, DaytonaSpidey, daytona_guy, Decipher, deegaw11, Dismalrain770, Dozen, duffman2340, Echo3Niner, envycycles, eproctor908, Fierheller, firedude, Fuzzy, G-Money713, get_nick, good dog, gordo1313, GTbullet, i-engineer, IL8APEX, Illiterate, jay9553, Jbaltus666, jbyrne046, jchawkins, jdmaccord6, JTKMX, Kaosu, Karl65, Kto6ride0n, LA 2013 D675R, Laz, lumberjack, MakinBeer, Marcismo55, markwest, matty_e888, metralla66, MGFChapin, mitchw, MYKB93, Narith675r, Nezgrath, NP11, OKStriple, paul#73, professorredneck, pyroking339, Rafiee, Rags2Rooster, RedAndBlack, Reswob, Ridges, ripHST, Rocky244, Roiderjackl, saif, Shocker13, Simplicity, Sirmilton, Slayer, smithyithy, SpaceCaptain, suicidekings, swest122, Swoldier, tabuka, TBSS, Tex2k2013, tfielder1, TheCrazymook, Trip, trumppking, Tunksy, Tyr1001, Urban, Vancleef, vSOAPYv, weezy84, WhiteKnight, wildgs1, wroding1966, wrongway675r, x_david_x, z32tt69
Most users ever online was 2,849, 01-04-14 at 14:28.
» Forum Search
» Stats
Members: 27,905
Threads: 71,816
Posts: 1,008,687
Top Poster: Fsnoles1984 (14,506)
Welcome to our newest member, DJCobol
» Current Poll
So are you ready for that MotoGP race?
Yea - 40.00%
4 Votes
Flippin A right yea! (have ran circles in your house in the meantime) - 60.00%
6 Votes
No - 0%
0 Votes
I hate racing - 0%
0 Votes
Total Votes: 10
You may not vote on this poll.
» Motorcycle.com Latest News
Motorcycle Theft Prevention
On average, someone in the U.S. becomes a victim of a motorcycle thief every 11.26 minutes.
2013 Suzuki SFV650 Review
After a short hiatus, the Suzuki Gladius returns for 2013 with a new name - the SFV650. The unfaired, mid-displacement standard is mechanically identical to its predecessor, though it comes in a more color scheme and a higher price tag.
New 2014 Yamaha FZ-09, YZ450F & YZ250F
Introducing the 2014 Yamaha FZ-09 - an $8000 naked sporty bike with impressive specs and an alluring price. Also new from Yamaha is the 2014 YZ450F and YZ250F.
What to Wear When You Ride - and Why
Just because you are free to ride your motorcycle or scooter in the U.S. with hardly enough clothing for a beach party does not mean it's a good idea.
2013 KTM 690 Duke Review - Video
KTM's 690 Duke has reshaped what we thought possible from a single-cylinder streetbike. It boasts ultra-sharp responses, a surprisingly powerful engine, and a personality that's anything but dull.
More Motorcycle News
» April 2014
S M T W T F S
3031 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 123
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1




Forum SEO by Zoints
Copyright 2009 TRIUMPH675.NET Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Motorcycle News, Videos and Reviews
Honda Grom Forum Harley Davidson Forum Honda 600RR Kawasaki Forum Yamaha R6 Forum Yamaha FZ-09 Forum
1199 Panigale Forum Roadglide Forum Honda CBR1000 Forum Vulcan Forum Yamaha R1 Forum Yamaha R3 Forum
Ducati Monster Forum Harley Forums Honda CBR250R Forum ZX10R Forum Star Raider Forum Yamaha Viking Forum
Suzuki GSXR Forum V-Rod Forums Honda Shadow Forum Kawasaki Motorcycle Forum Star Warrior Forum KTM Duke 390 Forum
SV650 Forum BMW S1000RR Forum Honda Fury Forum Kawasaki Versys Forum Drag Racing Forum Ducati 899 Panigale Forum
Suzuki V-Strom BMW K1600 Triumph Forum Victory Forums Sportbikes BMW NineT Forum
Volusia Forum BMW F800 Forum Triumph 675 Forum MV Agusta Forum HD Street Forum Suzuki GW250 Forum
Yamaha Motorcycles Victory Gunner Forum Honda Vultus Forum