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Forum: Face plant 08-02-2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,163
Posted By BobFV1
DrLax - Glad your son is okay - that's...

DrLax -

Glad your son is okay - that's quite an experience for a young rider.

Did a few long-distance cross-country rides with my son when he was 18, 19, 20 - he's been down twice on the...
Forum: Face plant 06-29-2009, 04:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,288
Posted By BobFV1
You shouldn't smoke, it's bad for you. And man,...

You shouldn't smoke, it's bad for you. And man, you broke your foot and they put a cast up to your three piece set, what's up with that!

Glad you are okay, good luck healing up quickly. :wave
Forum: Trials 06-26-2009, 04:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,523
Posted By BobFV1
Congrats on the bike. Also, congrats on...

Congrats on the bike.

Also, congrats on having a dog with a perfectly heart-shaped asshole.

http://putts.smugmug.com/photos/574314450_nWNcY-L.jpg
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,679
Posted By BobFV1
So what you're saying is it's really borderline :D

So what you're saying is it's really borderline :D
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,679
Posted By BobFV1
I like 3 and 10. You should tattoo one on...

I like 3 and 10.

You should tattoo one on each ass cheek and walk down Venice Beach in a Borat swimsuit and see which one gets the most attention.

BTW - what's the difference between 3 & 10?
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By BobFV1
Well spank my ass and call me "Charley!"

Well spank my ass and call me "Charley!"
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By BobFV1
http://changethechange.files.wordpress.com/2009/03...

http://changethechange.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/co27roman-holiday-posters1.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By BobFV1
I'd have to go with white, based on the nucleonic...

I'd have to go with white, based on the nucleonic attenuation profiles.
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By BobFV1
http://bobfv1.smugmug.com/photos/108249111_gcqPy-X...

http://bobfv1.smugmug.com/photos/108249111_gcqPy-X3.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By BobFV1
Did I say "absorption?" Sorry, I don't know what...

Did I say "absorption?" Sorry, I don't know what got in to me. I meant to say "adsorption."
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By BobFV1
I believe the wavelength absorption spectrum of...

I believe the wavelength absorption spectrum of hi-viz makes it the only reasonable choice for these applications.
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2009, 07:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,528
Posted By BobFV1
I think a nice, lightweight leather outfit in...

I think a nice, lightweight leather outfit in white would suit the Roman summer:

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,187
Posted By BobFV1
That sucks - but the bike doesn't look too bad. ...

That sucks - but the bike doesn't look too bad. Good luck fixing it up.

(PS - It's not a dirt bike, it's a big, heavy bike with a lot of clearance and good off-pavement ability.)
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2009, 04:19 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,617
Posted By BobFV1
I want close-ups of the in-helmet sound...

I want close-ups of the in-helmet sound system:huh

Safe travels, Putts-y!
Forum: Face plant 05-22-2009, 04:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,210
Posted By BobFV1
I bet you can't do that again :lol3 Scary...

I bet you can't do that again :lol3

Scary story, glad you're okay :thumb. Good luck getting the bike fixed.
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 892
Posted By BobFV1
The leather and the armor serve two different...

The leather and the armor serve two different functions - abrasion resistance and impact protection. Get it repaired - doesn't have to be anything fancy but best to have some "skin" up there that...
Forum: Face plant 04-12-2009, 10:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,886
Posted By BobFV1
GunnerIke - I'm real sorry to hear about...

GunnerIke -

I'm real sorry to hear about your accident, and glad you are okay.

What kind of HD do you ride. While it's no "excuse" - I can certainly understand how, on a full dresser, you...
Forum: Face plant 03-31-2009, 02:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,786
Posted By BobFV1
I recommend a Springer. BTW - it wasn't a...

I recommend a Springer.

BTW - it wasn't a highside, but you must know that by now . . . :deal

Glad you are okay - especially down "South of the Border".
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,185
Posted By BobFV1
Wade, I live in the DC area as well, but...

Wade,

I live in the DC area as well, but have lived and ridden out in the Western US and in several foreign countries. I agree about your characterization of drivers in this area, particularly on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,143
Posted By BobFV1
Just one word: clench!

Just one word: clench!
Forum: Face plant 02-08-2009, 08:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,803
Posted By BobFV1
IP Nice picture! Who took it, BTW? ...

IP

Nice picture! Who took it, BTW?

Glad dad is okay - that could have been much worse. Take care.
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2008, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By BobFV1
I hope you are right and I am wrong - would be...

I hope you are right and I am wrong - would be good to see the company in business in thee challenging times. Anybody have the scoop?
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2008, 03:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 483
Posted By BobFV1
Glad it wasn't the"Brake!" unit that was out,...

Glad it wasn't the"Brake!" unit that was out, because you would have been S-O-L. That company went out of business and left folks like me, holding an RMA with a part in for repair, out about a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2008, 09:17 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 46,720
Posted By BobFV1
My son Nick had a Z1000, sold it about 2 years...

My son Nick had a Z1000, sold it about 2 years ago when he caught "Duc Fever". He regrets selling the bike. We bought it used and had it down to the Z1000 or a Speed Triple and he wen Kawi because...
Forum: Face plant 12-09-2008, 02:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,396
Posted By BobFV1
If you happen upon an accident scene, you are not...

If you happen upon an accident scene, you are not a "first responder" - you are just someone who happens upon an accident scene. Call the proper authorities, anything beyond that is up to you.

I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2008, 05:58 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,504
Posted By BobFV1
What's that like? And why don't you just...

What's that like?

And why don't you just replace the tire?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2008, 05:51 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,745
Posted By BobFV1
MCN http://www.mcnews.com/mcn/

MCN

http://www.mcnews.com/mcn/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2008, 03:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By BobFV1
Hey Zev - just three words for you, buddy - ...

Hey Zev - just three words for you, buddy -

cylinder

head

guards

Good luck with the new bike. I suggest staying away from the "Adventure" models until you get the hang of the regular...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2008, 03:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,323
Posted By BobFV1
That's a sweet setup. I had an 03 that I used as...

That's a sweet setup. I had an 03 that I used as a track queen for about a year. Crazy fast - yours must fly with that gearing change.

I like the bars and the windscreen - is that a Puig Double...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2008, 05:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By BobFV1
The battery will work - definitely NOT the...

The battery will work - definitely NOT the striped wire for the hot lead to the relay.

I also suggest triggering your relay with a different striped wire - underseat accessory socket or parking...
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 79,765
Posted By BobFV1
That bike makes me want to run out and buy a set...

That bike makes me want to run out and buy a set of assless chaps.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2008, 05:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By BobFV1
Mine shuddered a little bit. I could still stop...

Mine shuddered a little bit. I could still stop just fine and never bothered to complain about or replace them.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2008, 05:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,705
Posted By BobFV1
Congrats on your purchase! If this is how you...

Congrats on your purchase! If this is how you feel, then find some way to get it home which does not involve you risking life and limb. Once you have the bike, take some easy rides and some time to...
Forum: Americas 11-20-2008, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,940
Posted By BobFV1
I'm afraid so - that would be an ambitious 5-day...

I'm afraid so - that would be an ambitious 5-day trip, even in the summer. Keep to the South - Nevada, Southern AZ, Southern NM can be nice this time of year - use I-10 and I-8 rather than the more...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2008, 07:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,168
Posted By BobFV1
I think a Tiger would be much, much better than a...

I think a Tiger would be much, much better than a Speedy for 2up.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2008, 04:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 780
Posted By BobFV1
Fredrik - +1 to the advice Steverino gave. ...

Fredrik -

+1 to the advice Steverino gave.

Don't know if you are aware of this site - www.twistedthrottle.com - but they carry this range of products from SW Motech.
Forum: Face plant 11-20-2008, 03:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,911
Posted By BobFV1
Just think of the cold asphalt as sucking the...

Just think of the cold asphalt as sucking the heat right out of your tires. Depending on the tires I am running, I am very, very conservative riding in cold weather until I have ridden for at least...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,035
Posted By BobFV1
The same way with or without linked brakes -...

The same way with or without linked brakes - counterweight, second gear, big giant head turn, visual directional control.

If your brakes are fully integrated and linked, like they were on my old...
Forum: Face plant 11-19-2008, 03:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,954
Posted By BobFV1
Hey Chris - glad everything worked out and you...

Hey Chris - glad everything worked out and you are okay. Your writing was very detailed and descriptive and left a clear picture of your mishap.

Ride safe, and thanks for sharing your experience.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2008, 05:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By BobFV1
Bob's a heck of a nice guy - put on a great...

Bob's a heck of a nice guy - put on a great Christmas event last year :thumb.
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