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Forum: EMEA Today, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 470
Posted By atomicalex
Our stops are detailed in my ride report - see my...

Our stops are detailed in my ride report - see my signature.....

The Hotel Savoia on top of Pordoi was the best bang for buck of our trip last year.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 02:21 PM
Replies: 30,985
Views: 7,495,986
Posted By atomicalex
Past versus past perfect. Seriously.

Past versus past perfect. Seriously.
Forum: Face plant Today, 01:14 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 169,326
Posted By atomicalex
Do I need to wade in here? I've worked on some...

Do I need to wade in here? I've worked on some recalls and assorted automotive failures that got to recall status.

I've been poking around again, all signs point to the fact that no one can ID a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 320,595
Posted By atomicalex
New one for me yesterday... Coming home from...

New one for me yesterday...

Coming home from the parts store with some brake bits for my wagon. Coolidge Highway is a boulevard with a wide landscaped median in the middle. It has several...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 06:17 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 10,317
Posted By atomicalex
Sucks that I had to go home, it was fun to see...

Sucks that I had to go home, it was fun to see you guys.

Looks like I will have to go out for a ride....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 320,595
Posted By atomicalex
Oh, shut up. Even my spouse comments...

Oh, shut up.

Even my spouse comments occasionally on those guys - he doesn't want to have his shiny new Golf anywhere near them.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-13-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 10,317
Posted By atomicalex
I saw you turn, wish I had more time yesterday.

I saw you turn, wish I had more time yesterday.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-12-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 10,317
Posted By atomicalex
Off Chene and Jefferson. C.A.N. Handworks. Uper...

Off Chene and Jefferson. C.A.N. Handworks. Uper cool metalwork!
Forum: Regional forums 07-12-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 97,180
Posted By atomicalex
Global Multi grab

Damn it, bruced again!

However...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/13/ubuqase2.jpg

edit... since we're posting....

Kristin was busy...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-12-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 10,317
Posted By atomicalex
Go to the Isle. ...

Go to the Isle.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/13/eqyvatap.jpg
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-12-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 10,317
Posted By atomicalex
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/13/qu8ujuge.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/13/qu8ujuge.jpg

Tag!
Forum: Regional forums 07-12-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 97,180
Posted By atomicalex
FSMdamnit!! I was all set to go out and do the...

FSMdamnit!! I was all set to go out and do the rundown Detroit stylz!!

People!s names? Gotta regroup.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8,519
Views: 1,723,459
Posted By atomicalex
He was on Arrakis? Yesterday at work,...

He was on Arrakis?

Yesterday at work, someone asked me if other drivers (cagers, I guess) tried to run me over. I had to think about it, because I don't feel that cagers are out ot get me per se,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,075
Posted By atomicalex
When I'm out on the F, lots of waving. When I'm...

When I'm out on the F, lots of waving. When I'm out on the Sherpa, not so much. Seems like the cruiser crowd tries to look around me.

I get more waves when wearing textiles than when wearing my...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-11-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 10,317
Posted By atomicalex
Which dealership? I went over to Plymouth on...

Which dealership? I went over to Plymouth on tuesday (power out at work!) and holy poop, it looks just like my old one in Germany. They really did it up. They got the damn floor tiles and all. Yes,...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-11-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 10,317
Posted By atomicalex
Located.... Now to get outside. Tomorrow morning?

Located.... Now to get outside. Tomorrow morning?
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,087
Views: 230,775
Posted By atomicalex
31?? Good FSM, I'm ancient at 46, then!!

31?? Good FSM, I'm ancient at 46, then!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 30,985
Views: 7,495,986
Posted By atomicalex
How much does a paint job like that cost? Seems...

How much does a paint job like that cost? Seems nutty...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 320,595
Posted By atomicalex
It's a damn good thing I have one, then! :rofl

It's a damn good thing I have one, then! :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 30,985
Views: 7,495,986
Posted By atomicalex
There's already National Ride To Work Day. ...

There's already National Ride To Work Day.

I was the only rider out of ~five to ride in that day, because there was rain that morning. One was sick, I forgive him. We didn't want him at work...
Forum: Regional forums 07-07-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3,007
Views: 502,081
Posted By atomicalex
You'll get the switchbacks eventually. I had...

You'll get the switchbacks eventually. I had trouble a couple of times on my Alps trip, you really have to look trough them and it is not so easy because you are looking for something that you can't...
Forum: Regional forums 07-03-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 97,180
Posted By atomicalex
Fire truck for the inevitable rioting? :lol3

Fire truck for the inevitable rioting? :lol3
Forum: Face plant 07-03-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 830
Views: 207,231
Posted By atomicalex
Like I said, you really want change? Reform the...

Like I said, you really want change? Reform the bodies that govern this stuff.

Want better drivers? Campaign for better driver training/stiffer testing. Heck, MI has gone to 24 hours of theory and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 8,519
Views: 1,723,459
Posted By atomicalex
The whole dress thing always makes me crazy. Guys...

The whole dress thing always makes me crazy. Guys change out of workout gear into suits at work all the time. Why is it so shocking that we might change out of riding gear into dresses?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-02-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10,788
Views: 821,331
Posted By atomicalex
Whatever you do, replace it with a Velux. Worth...

Whatever you do, replace it with a Velux. Worth every cent!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,604
Posted By atomicalex
American fridges dry things out. It's why the ice...

American fridges dry things out. It's why the ice disappears if you don't get to it right away. Also, the freezing kills off a few of the bacteria that inevitably build up and stink.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-01-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10,788
Views: 821,331
Posted By atomicalex
I'd be riding, but Dyno roped me into fixing the...

I'd be riding, but Dyno roped me into fixing the interview thread....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 30,985
Views: 7,495,986
Posted By atomicalex
Haha, definitely those too!! I blended in a...

Haha, definitely those too!!
I blended in a little better...

https://scontent-a-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/t1.0-9/382753_279126208801333_1994985532_n.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,604
Posted By atomicalex
Put ALL of your rain gear on! I hit a band...

Put ALL of your rain gear on!

I hit a band of thunderstorms this weekend, and at first it was just light rain, so I thought, hey, no biggie, and just put my jacket on over my gear. Five minutes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 30,985
Views: 7,495,986
Posted By atomicalex
Rule 1 of driving on the Nordschleife: Look out...

Rule 1 of driving on the Nordschleife: Look out for yellow plates.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-30-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 10,788
Views: 821,331
Posted By atomicalex
https://scontent-a-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/t...

https://scontent-a-lga.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/t1.0-9/10428581_686355748078375_1150983410284460538_n.jpg

:freaky
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-30-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10,788
Views: 821,331
Posted By atomicalex
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/29/thumbnail/uvade...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/29/thumbnail/uvadepuv.jpg

:freaky
Forum: Regional forums 06-30-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 97,180
Posted By atomicalex
Damn that was quick, and everything, too! What's...

Damn that was quick, and everything, too! What's next?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-30-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 10,317
Posted By atomicalex
FWIW, if you're going to get killed on the...

FWIW, if you're going to get killed on the Autobahn, it will be by a soccermom driving an Audi SUV!
Forum: Face plant 06-30-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 830
Views: 207,231
Posted By atomicalex
I guess it only makes sense to those of us who...

I guess it only makes sense to those of us who have participated in OE/Tier transportation recalls in administrative and technical roles. I have yet to do one from the regulatory side. :norton

The...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,362
Posted By atomicalex
We all have risk thresholds, risk mitigation...

We all have risk thresholds, risk mitigation strategies, etc.

I'mone of the parents who rides. I didn't start this until the kids were older, 10YO or so. I upped my insurance. Everyone knows I'm...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-28-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10,788
Views: 821,331
Posted By atomicalex
BeemerGirlRT and I were out this afternoon for a...

BeemerGirlRT and I were out this afternoon for a couple of hours. We wore our nicest BMW tshirts, but we took the little bikes. Hers sounds way better than mine.
Forum: Regional forums 06-28-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 97,180
Posted By atomicalex
Look at a Detroit map! Soooo.. Traffic...

Look at a Detroit map!

Soooo..

Traffic features.

1. A traffic circle
2. A cross walk
3. A stop light
4. A speed limit sign
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-28-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 10,317
Posted By atomicalex
Do we need to go back out?

Do we need to go back out?
Forum: Regional forums 06-28-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,567
Views: 97,180
Posted By atomicalex
Also, yes, I realize that it bordered on...

Also, yes, I realize that it bordered on cheating.. :)
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