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Forum: Road warriors Today, 11:31 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,038
Posted By L.B.S.
It seems to be one of those things popular in...

It seems to be one of those things popular in Asian culture where there are a lot of people in a smaller space, and air pollution thrown into the mix. They are either freaked out at getting...
Forum: Road warriors Today, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By L.B.S.
I'm having a bit of a brain cramp trying to...

I'm having a bit of a brain cramp trying to figure out how a single rear shock can allow the two wheels to move up and down independently of each other :huh

Must be clever variable ratio...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By L.B.S.
Wow, awesome pictures and what a fun looking day...

Wow, awesome pictures and what a fun looking day :D
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,225
Posted By L.B.S.
Thanks for the reply Mike, apologies for...

Thanks for the reply Mike, apologies for neglecting to leave this vital part out of my post- I have *awesome* sleeps on my air mattress (it's a twin size, so nice and wide)

That's a big part of...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-30-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 65,020
Posted By L.B.S.
Wow! :eek1 Dude :freaky

Wow! :eek1

Dude :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9,679
Views: 1,617,981
Posted By L.B.S.
Thanks man, if I squint really hard I can make...

Thanks man, if I squint really hard I can make myself believe my optical illusion is all wet, I trust you. :D

Do you remember those "pictures" back in the day that were all the rage for a...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,225
Posted By L.B.S.
Lord knows it's not as if I don't waste money on...

Lord knows it's not as if I don't waste money on stuff, and kick the tar out of my wallet on a (too) regular basis, but I had always thought that getting cots like this/these was instead of a...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7,101
Views: 2,871,991
Posted By L.B.S.
:lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :tears:

:lol3 :lol3 :lol3

:tears:
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9,679
Views: 1,617,981
Posted By L.B.S.
This picture is baffling me a bit. Is...

This picture is baffling me a bit.

Is this guy's knees outside of the fairing, just how it looks, or are my eyes seeing it wrong? :huh

It doesn't look like they'd fit inside of the...
Forum: Equipment 03-27-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,198
Posted By L.B.S.
Sure thing :D ...

Sure thing :D

http://i.imgur.com/lyJdslV.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/aCtFd6J.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/KQyfse0.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/6jkMh66.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-26-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 36,921
Posted By L.B.S.
Thoroughly enjoyed this thread, having just found...

Thoroughly enjoyed this thread, having just found it. Lovely pictures and the dialogue had me in stitches :lol3

Thanks mka! :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNMq8XS4LhE
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5,750
Views: 1,181,977
Posted By L.B.S.
For me, the NC700X was specifically everything I...

For me, the NC700X was specifically everything I wanted in a bike, so no, I wouldn't personally. If I had money just falling out of my wallet, I might want an FJ-09 in addition to my NC, but you...
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,198
Posted By L.B.S.
Wolfman Rainier with an SAE bulkhead fitting that...

Wolfman Rainier with an SAE bulkhead fitting that I installed so I could charge my electrical stuff inside the tankbag while riding.

It's suitably water resistant on it's own for light rain and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,038
Posted By L.B.S.
In a sit down with a beer and talk the truth...

In a sit down with a beer and talk the truth scenario, I can't argue in good faith against you; I agree with many of your points a lot more than you would think :D

At heart, I'm a Honda guy. I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,038
Posted By L.B.S.
duuuude. :cry I love my NC700X and my...

duuuude. :cry

I love my NC700X and my CBR125R

A CBR650F, a CBR300R, a CB500X, a CBR1000RR, a new 800 Interceptor, etc., are completely unqualified for the slightest enthusiasm as a...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-25-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3,201
Views: 710,305
Posted By L.B.S.
What a beauty, JD :D

What a beauty, JD :D
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 754
Posted By L.B.S.
I bet my brand new 2009 F800ST was worse than...

I bet my brand new 2009 F800ST was worse than yours... I had people going by on the crosswalk ask if my bike was ok. "Hey, is your bike supposed to make that sound? It sounds like it's going to...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 342,831
Posted By L.B.S.
What an awesome looking place to put up camp for...

What an awesome looking place to put up camp for the night and have a few brewskies by the fire, if one could. :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 342,831
Posted By L.B.S.
Beauty! :D

Beauty! :D
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,131
Posted By L.B.S.
I have some difficulties believing a 50cc scoot...

I have some difficulties believing a 50cc scoot with a big guy, luggage and towing a bicycle can maintain the minimum allowable speed on all sections of the designated highways, but maybe I am out of...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-23-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 146,785
Posted By L.B.S.
:eek1 Wow! Very cool bike and pictures. They all...

:eek1 Wow! Very cool bike and pictures. They all look seriously hi def :freaky

I love the "zoom" pic, but it make me feel seasick looking at it :lol3

The night stars shot is sublime :D
Forum: Equipment 03-23-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 634
Posted By L.B.S.
I have a Powerlet Rapidfire jacket that I have...

I have a Powerlet Rapidfire jacket that I have found very nice so far. I have never owned any heated gear before, so I don't honestly know if it's good or bad or so-so, compared to the other types...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,606
Posted By L.B.S.
:freaky Eaxctly! I have had a carabiner clipped...

:freaky Eaxctly! I have had a carabiner clipped to my belt loop for the past 30+ years, and always leave the bike key on it's own split ring, for individual removal and use. I HATE a great whack of...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,606
Posted By L.B.S.
Nice review, thanks for taking the time to put it...

Nice review, thanks for taking the time to put it all down :D
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,055
Posted By L.B.S.
:lol3 :lol3 He's probably using a phone...

:lol3 :lol3

He's probably using a phone or small screen that doesn't scroll side to side very well or something, but the mental image cracked me up:

I don't think you are going *stop*
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,038
Posted By L.B.S.
:lol3 *like* :D

:lol3 *like* :D
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,038
Posted By L.B.S.
I get the feeling it was designed by young...

I get the feeling it was designed by young Japanese girls for young Japanese girls.


I'll be in my bunk. -Jayne.
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,038
Posted By L.B.S.
'Those tank shrouds are very well more likely to...

'Those tank shrouds are very well more likely to hinge out and display a picnic basket compartment or a row of niches for a Pokémon collection'


Haaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!! :roflI think I nailed it....
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 743
Posted By L.B.S.
So cool! :eek1 What a great idea and...

So cool! :eek1

What a great idea and execution :D
Forum: Road warriors 03-20-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,038
Posted By L.B.S.
I don't think we can apply rhyme or reason to...

I don't think we can apply rhyme or reason to Japanese concept...well, anything, really :huh :D

Those tank shrouds are very well more likely to hinge out and display a picnic basket compartment...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-19-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,380
Posted By L.B.S.
:lol3 My thoughts on that were roughly in...

:lol3

My thoughts on that were roughly in this order:

-first head turn/shoulder check had me :eek1 thinking it was the beginning of an epic high side

-next mental impression was Randy Mamola...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,679
Views: 395,874
Posted By L.B.S.
Good heavens! That looks/sounds sooo enticing ...

Good heavens! That looks/sounds sooo enticing

Thanks for the info :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,727
Posted By L.B.S.
Fortunately this was enough years ago (like...

Fortunately this was enough years ago (like 1980's) that things were a lot more innocent and not quite so full of modern day terrors. Plus it was in Canada, so...:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,679
Views: 395,874
Posted By L.B.S.
Is this the road to get to that famous place...

Is this the road to get to that famous place where all the cool and exotic bikes gather to be seen? "Rock store" or something? I always thought I would like to visit there one day, but honestly am...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,679
Views: 395,874
Posted By L.B.S.
Why do all these guys that crash, disdainfully...

Why do all these guys that crash, disdainfully walk away, ignoring their bike laying there in a heap, for the "corner workers" to collect for them?

Are they so far into their little fantasy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,727
Posted By L.B.S.
I don't know if this counts as having something...

I don't know if this counts as having something thrown at you, but years ago on a scorching hot summer day, I was stopped in traffic on my Interceptor, waiting for the green light, when a convertible...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3,606
Views: 527,984
Posted By L.B.S.
I get irked by ambulance etiquette idiots. ...

I get irked by ambulance etiquette idiots.

An ambulance (or fire truck, cop car, etc.) comes up behind you in traffic with sirens on and lights flashing.
People pull over and slow/stop, as they...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,355
Views: 342,831
Posted By L.B.S.
:freaky yaaay! Sounds awesome! All this...

:freaky yaaay! Sounds awesome!

All this *plus* it's 1,600 bucks cheaper?

Can't lose! :eek1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,188
Posted By L.B.S.
:lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3

:lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,131
Posted By L.B.S.
Cool! :D Do you ever have problems...

Cool! :D

Do you ever have problems getting from one place to another if there is only a highway available?

Here in BC, you wouldn't be allowed to go on any highway, and sometimes there is...
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