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Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2008, 05:49 AM
Replies: 824
Views: 256,670
Posted By The Obstruction
I found the flutes and a few others here, a...

I found the flutes and a few others here, a company called Pipe Makers Union.
http://www.carbony.com/Products.htm
Maybe if you can get some of the windbag players on the CF train, it'll help get...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 256,670
Posted By The Obstruction
The Viola-on-the-Mountain pic really is great. I...

The Viola-on-the-Mountain pic really is great. I also love your solution to the musical-instrument-outdoors problem. I did a bit of checking after I saw this thread and found that there really are...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 184,624
Posted By The Obstruction
:huh Being basically on call to go wherever...

:huh

Being basically on call to go wherever to loan your bike to someone, and hang out with their busted bike until it's better?

:eek1 :eek1

That's just about the most awesome thing I've...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2008, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,602
Views: 184,624
Posted By The Obstruction
I'm in for $20. Caught the last one too late, so...

I'm in for $20. Caught the last one too late, so I'm glad to be able to help out on this one.

:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2008, 10:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,769
Posted By The Obstruction
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2008, 10:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,445
Posted By The Obstruction
Just saw this one on Newegg.com. ...

Just saw this one on Newegg.com.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834220351

ASUS Eee with 20GB of solid state hard drive space for $550. Only problem may be it's running...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2008, 05:33 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 46,586
Posted By The Obstruction
Checked out the pics on the blog...can't wait to...

Checked out the pics on the blog...can't wait to hear the stories behind them!

:lurk
Forum: Battle scooters 03-24-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 38,165
Posted By The Obstruction
:clap Woohoo! They're so dorkily cool, I just...

:clap Woohoo! They're so dorkily cool, I just need to get one someday. I hope they actually show up. Otherwise, I might have to move somewhere that isn't run by emissions nazis. (To be fair, it...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-16-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 38,165
Posted By The Obstruction
Thanks for the tips on the Kymco's. I just wish...

Thanks for the tips on the Kymco's. I just wish Genuine would start putting some 4 strokes in the Stellas, so we could get them here in CA. Stellas just look cool (unfortunately, they are a bit...
Forum: Thumpers 03-01-2008, 03:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,443
Posted By The Obstruction
Thanks for the tip about searching Google for...

Thanks for the tip about searching Google for advrider.com entries, probably would have taken a lot longer for me to think of that one myself! Truth be told though, the search feature for this forum...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2008, 06:20 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 20,464
Posted By The Obstruction
:lol3 I've read a bit about the Hennessey's,...

:lol3

I've read a bit about the Hennessey's, but just found out about the Clark Jungle hammocks here. Anyone here have one of those? If so, what do you think of it?
Forum: Battle scooters 02-06-2008, 10:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 38,165
Posted By The Obstruction
Tank scooters...Any good?

I plan on getting a scooter here soon, and was wondering if anyone has any info on Tank scooters? I've been seriously considering them lately, because, let's face it, they're frackin' cheap. This...
Forum: Face plant 02-02-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,872
Posted By The Obstruction
It is a biological FACT that as you get older,...

It is a biological FACT that as you get older, the body slowly deteriorates. Just because some people's bodies do this slower than others' does not change that fact. A lot of people have little...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-06-2007, 05:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,981
Posted By The Obstruction
Thanks for all the options, I didn't realize that...

Thanks for all the options, I didn't realize that there were this many scoot makers around. Of course, finding them may prove a bit difficult. But maybe that's part of the fun?
Forum: Battle scooters 09-04-2007, 10:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,981
Posted By The Obstruction
From what I know about California, it's damn near...

From what I know about California, it's damn near impossible these days to get an offroad bike plated. Otherwise I'd be all over that.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-03-2007, 01:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,981
Posted By The Obstruction
150cc scooters-What's good?

I am thinking of getting a scooter, and want to get at least a 150cc, so's I can get away from some of these screwball drivers in LA if I have to. I don't know much about scooters though, but I know...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-02-2007, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
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Views: 1,995
Posted By The Obstruction
I think that part of the reason bike...

I think that part of the reason bike manufacturers don't generally advertise mileage is because of how much the rider can affect that rating. A car has the same shape whether 1 or 4 people are in...
Forum: Face plant 08-11-2007, 12:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,200
Posted By The Obstruction
Maybe they outta drag Mr. Hit-n-Run down the road...

Maybe they outta drag Mr. Hit-n-Run down the road for 30-50 ft and then leave him there, see how he likes it.
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2007, 08:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,942
Posted By The Obstruction
It's like it has training wheels! :lol3 Do...

It's like it has training wheels! :lol3 Do those come off too?
Forum: Equipment 07-28-2007, 01:41 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,829
Posted By The Obstruction
Is everyone missing the point, maybe?

I can't help but wonder if the original problem was that he had all his music files arranged into the folders he wanted them in, so they could just be dragged where he wanted them. Then, after...
Forum: Thumpers 07-18-2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,970
Posted By The Obstruction
What I don't understand is why not sell these...

What I don't understand is why not sell these bikes in the US? It's not like they're designing a whole new bike for the US crowd, the bike already exists! Throw a couple on a boat every now and...
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 13,437
Posted By The Obstruction
Just had to show this one

It isn't my bike (still searching right now), but I got a shot of this on the 101 in LA heading west through the valley a couple of months ago. Captain America! In his outfit and everything! :thumb
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2007, 07:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,364
Posted By The Obstruction
DOT helmet use requirements

I have been wondering if, to be used in the US, a helmet has to be DOT approved, or if the DOT approval only matters for selling the helmet, i.e. can I buy a helmet that is European approved but not...
Forum: Vendors 04-07-2007, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,055
Posted By The Obstruction
That looks awesome!

That looks awesome!
Forum: Hacks 03-11-2007, 02:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,485
Posted By The Obstruction
Where exactly can you get a new car for around...

Where exactly can you get a new car for around $10,000? I'd like to shop there.

Let's say this thing actually IS about $20,000. A new Honda Accord hybrid starts at $31,000 and is rated at...
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2007, 08:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,221
Posted By The Obstruction
Wouldn't it be great if people would actually...

Wouldn't it be great if people would actually learn from their mistakes (and the mistakes of others) instead of just waiting for some machine to come along that allows them to make all the mistakes...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,933,167
Posted By The Obstruction
I've been lurking here since it was on page 3 or...

I've been lurking here since it was on page 3 or so, so I figured I should finally chime in. This thread rocks. I love getting to here about things as they happen like this; the other reports are...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2007, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,881
Posted By The Obstruction
Thanks for all the help, I think I'll probably go...

Thanks for all the help, I think I'll probably go with the Cortech GX as it seems to have a bit more reflective-y panels on the back. Still a bit concerned about the heat issue, but I guess that...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,881
Posted By The Obstruction
Thoughts on Cortech/Tour Master gear

I have been considering picking up a Cortech or Tour Master jacket/pants for a while now, and was wondering if anyone has any experience with this stuff. I'm specifically looking at the TM Pivot...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2007, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,546
Posted By The Obstruction
I am all about the Creative Labs stuff. I have a...

I am all about the Creative Labs stuff. I have a Muvo TX FM that works great, although you have to bring extra batteries with you as it has no internal battery (easy to get new batteries if it dies,...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2007, 08:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,479
Posted By The Obstruction
I know it's been a while on this one, but...

I know it's been a while on this one, but probably not. Also, I have noticed that there is a definite lack of free software for WinMob devices, unlike the Palm stuff (don't know about Blackberry). ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-25-2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7,184
Views: 2,402,991
Posted By The Obstruction
Someone is letting their opinion be known...

Found this in Elk River, MN summer of 2005 on US Hwy 10.
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,191
Posted By The Obstruction
I have a pair of fleece socks I got at a...

I have a pair of fleece socks I got at a outdoorsy-type sporting goods place for winter when I lived in MN. I wore those when I went snowmobiling and I haven't had cold feet since, regardless of...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,094
Posted By The Obstruction
Combat touring boots? As in actual military...

Combat touring boots? As in actual military boots, or some brand name with a "combat" model?

Thanks for the great info. Ever since I first read about the Motoport kevlar gear, I've been...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,344
Posted By The Obstruction
In MN where I'm from, everyplace I've been has...

In MN where I'm from, everyplace I've been has lights that change for emergency vehicles. But in Los Angeles, where I've moved to, none of the lights do this (they don't have the little sensor with...
Forum: Regional forums 01-13-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 649
Posted By The Obstruction
Get your hands on a copy of the Adventure...

Get your hands on a copy of the Adventure Motorcycle Handbook by Chris Scott. It has tons of info on just what you're doing, everything from packing your bike to getting travel visas or carnets. ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-08-2007, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 1,066,374
Posted By The Obstruction
Don't know if it's been posted yet (there are a...

Don't know if it's been posted yet (there are a lot of pages to look through, and i may have missed it), but the Oklahoma Highway Patrol has a few Hayabusa's making the rounds.
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2006, 11:14 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,479
Posted By The Obstruction
I have a Cingular 8125 ( I think it's made by...

I have a Cingular 8125 ( I think it's made by somebody called Wizard or something) and I have no problems with it. It has wifi, bluetooth, 1.3 megapixel camera, slide-out qwerty keyboard, and all...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 12-07-2006, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 612
Posted By The Obstruction
Looking for better mapping software

Hey, everyone! I'm new to the whole cycling world, and have been checking out lots of sites for good equipment and such. When I came across advrider.com, it was the exact thing I got into riding...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2006, 06:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,657
Posted By The Obstruction
I come from Mpls, and from talking to bike shops...

I come from Mpls, and from talking to bike shops around there, they don't hardly ever seem to deal with people. They know there's a bike market in MN (unlike in CA, where I am now), and especially a...
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