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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 04:07 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 10,549
Posted By Schlug
Just ticked over 87,000 miles on my 2001. ...

Just ticked over 87,000 miles on my 2001.

Trans input shaft/clutch splines went down at 53,000 miles. One good wheelie away from ripping the splines clean out. Clutch was 1/3 of the way used (by...
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 04:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 919
Posted By Schlug
I'll whisper that into the ear of my 13 year old...

I'll whisper that into the ear of my 13 year old 1150.
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 03:20 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,958
Posted By Schlug
It seems you are probably reading the edited...

It seems you are probably reading the edited first post, aren't you.


:nono

pay attention.
Forum: GS Boxers Today, 03:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 919
Posted By Schlug
This thread is 0 fun.

This thread is 0 fun.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 02:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,958
Posted By Schlug
I did appreciate the last minute edit ol' Curt...

I did appreciate the last minute edit ol' Curt performed on his original post, though.

Little slight of hand.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 11:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,958
Posted By Schlug
Believe me, it isn't BestRest who we think is in...

Believe me, it isn't BestRest who we think is in error here.


Quite the opposite.
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 10:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 919
Posted By Schlug
More importantly: People pay a fortune for a...

More importantly:

People pay a fortune for a 150 hp bike and then pay more to take power away electronically.

:norton
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 09:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 919
Posted By Schlug
I don't know. I have an 1150 and every...

I don't know.

I have an 1150 and every year I want to shout, "Stop strapping incredibly expensive and irreparable electronic gadgets to the bike I need to get home from Northern Ontario where...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By Schlug
I weigh almost the same as you. I made all the...

I weigh almost the same as you. I made all the adjustments myself, and once set up I hardly mess with them. I have softened the shock by lessening the compression damping when I was being beaten to...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 03:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 919
Posted By Schlug
I'm still trying to figure out what MSC is. ...

I'm still trying to figure out what MSC is.

Why would BMW use Mediterranean Shipping Company for its brakes?

I know they're the worldwide leader in shipping, but come on now? :wink:
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 03:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By Schlug
Yes, if you can buy that shock, do it. I...

Yes, if you can buy that shock, do it.

I have that model with the external reservoir, it's the top model for our bikes. It also allows you separate compression and rebound damping.

I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,193
Posted By Schlug
We have a winner.

We have a winner.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,193
Posted By Schlug
Okay, there is the disconnect. It's mere...

Okay, there is the disconnect.

It's mere fantasy to assert that we could live in a place where everyone, out of some internal reason, respected everyone else's individual liberties and thus...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,193
Posted By Schlug
When I said 'personal liberty without constraint'...

When I said 'personal liberty without constraint' I was referring to the sentence you wrote below.



Paramount meaning 'above all.' As I read it you were laying out two camps. One who...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,193
Posted By Schlug
I do not. I think absolute individual liberty...

I do not. I think absolute individual liberty without constraint taken to its end gets you exactly that: anarchy.

Absolute individual liberty is what I read when I read your phrase, ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,348
Posted By Schlug
Bazinga!

Bazinga!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,193
Posted By Schlug
I think you have something there. It's hard for...

I think you have something there. It's hard for me to be open to such a stance.

But I have to ask the question:
who could so plainly embrace the logic of personal liberty is paramount?...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,193
Posted By Schlug
Tell us how upset you are about the...

Tell us how upset you are about the implementation of DUI laws?

:norton

If, while riding, you fall and smack your head, can the state of New Hampshire harvest your organs on the spot--...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,193
Posted By Schlug
PS there are countries-- like Austria-- that have...

PS there are countries-- like Austria-- that have helmet laws regarding bicycles. Helmets are also required in every motorsport event and track day. Which is more dangerous, a track day or rush hour...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,193
Posted By Schlug
Your argument is fallacious on many levels. ...

Your argument is fallacious on many levels.

mainly, you're talking about a HUGELY complicated lifestyle, genetic, social, economic mish-mash of hog anus nearly impossible to decipher including:...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,193
Posted By Schlug
Tabernack!

Tabernack!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,193
Posted By Schlug
:rofl :lol3 (That was a half-assed...

:rofl
:lol3

(That was a half-assed attempt of making fun using emoticons. Pretty poor attempt since I had to explain it, I suppose)

I do not, and most of the people I know do not discount...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,193
Posted By Schlug
Well played. Although it's...

Well played.



Although it's worth noting that Lower Austria got a new helmet law in 2009.


Bicycle helmets, that is.

:lol2
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,193
Posted By Schlug
You mean the "first it's our helmets then it's...

You mean the "first it's our helmets then it's our guns then it's our lives pew pew pew pew 'Merica!" fallacy?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,193
Posted By Schlug
I thought I had just written an ADV sized, wordy,...

I thought I had just written an ADV sized, wordy, pedantic and boring book about the issue of rights and ethics in this very forum?


I know these laws have come up in the courts. I know they have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,193
Posted By Schlug
I do like your thinking and I'm there myself. At...

I do like your thinking and I'm there myself. At this point its not worth spending a minute of time or a single dollar pushing this issue.

That doesn't mean it's not an intriguing legal or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,193
Posted By Schlug
Courts, bro. Courts. And sometimes...

Courts, bro.

Courts.

And sometimes the mass mailed ABATE flyer fueled poker runs and the money they push into politicians' pockets.

Some states have repealed helmet laws. Those are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,193
Posted By Schlug
Few years (4?) a go a fellow went down with his...

Few years (4?) a go a fellow went down with his buddy on the way from a 4th of July party to the country store.

his buddy was riding bitch. They were both wearing swimsuits and flip flops.
They...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,193
Posted By Schlug
You've wrapped some extremely weighty and...

You've wrapped some extremely weighty and significant issues into something so silly.

:fpalm

Congrats: you can ride 45 minutes in each direction with no seatbelt. Then you're out of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,193
Posted By Schlug
Apply your thinking to-- literally-- thousands of...

Apply your thinking to-- literally-- thousands of laws on the books today.

The answer is:

Yes.

and

No.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,348
Posted By Schlug
By scooter rider do you mean another Sportster...

By scooter rider do you mean another Sportster rider?



:hide
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By Schlug
Probably the Bowden cables as these fellows have...

Probably the Bowden cables as these fellows have said.

Also, start by making sure the grip isn't hanging up. I've toyed with a couple of people's throttle locks that would drag on the grip even...
Forum: Face plant 08-25-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By Schlug
Ruts=death. Stay in it or get the hell...

Ruts=death.

Stay in it or get the hell out.

this has been my thinking for many years since I roasted myself on a trail quite a bit like yours.

one of those:
come to, wonder what...
Forum: Face plant 08-25-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,926
Posted By Schlug
I know it doesn't mean much but I read your post...

I know it doesn't mean much but I read your post and thought for a while.

Three riders, part of the steady local group, have been hit recently. None fatal, but I started to get 'that feeling'...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,348
Posted By Schlug
posting a pic of your land yacht riding down a...

posting a pic of your land yacht riding down a beautifully packed maintained dirt road a Honda Civic could enjoy ain't impressin' a lot of us hill billys.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,348
Posted By Schlug
the puking has nothing to do with aesthetics. ...

the puking has nothing to do with aesthetics.

but it's hilarious you thought so.

:clap

Having the floor boards so far in front of the saddle has little to do, in most of our minds, with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,193
Posted By Schlug
Taking 10 seconds to strap a helmet on your head...

Taking 10 seconds to strap a helmet on your head and not looking as 'cool' as you'd like or as 'bad ass' as you'd like or not feeling the wind in your hair should NOT be confused with the gravely...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 7,193
Posted By Schlug
Those things aren't nearly as easily proved to...

Those things aren't nearly as easily proved to prevent catastrophic injury.


So the argument is this, and only ever has been this:

Is the requirement clearly and sufficiently proven to protect...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By Schlug
For the weight of that portly ST he could nearly...

For the weight of that portly ST he could nearly tow another bike behind his.

The tremendous launch of the ST shouldn't be a problem. :lol3

PS:
your ABS is on.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,348
Posted By Schlug
:puke2

:puke2
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