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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-28-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 23,480
Views: 1,597,400
Posted By devo2002
Johnny Five Alive!! ...

Johnny Five Alive!!

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/--llm-bXBvtE/TaJ51oxqq_I/AAAAAAAAALM/G5HA-FCHvZE/s1600/Johnny+5.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-28-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8,977
Views: 619,514
Posted By devo2002
+1 on Chapparel and Bert's, both had huge...

+1 on Chapparel and Bert's, both had huge selections of gear, I found my leathers at Bert's for a good price. I told them "Wow, I really like this gear but it's a bit over my price range, is there...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,761
Posted By devo2002
racking up miles quickly, nice work. everyone...

racking up miles quickly, nice work. everyone else is correct, it's amazing what happens when you look to where you want to go. Other simple thing which was just taught to me is to stick out your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,761
Posted By devo2002
There is a technique called trail-braking, but I...

There is a technique called trail-braking, but I don't recommend that for someone with 1,000 miles of experience. The simple solution is to not go to fast into a turn you can't see the exit to. I...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-27-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,488
Posted By devo2002
This is worse than oil and tire threads.

This is worse than oil and tire threads.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-27-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 480
Posted By devo2002
Isn't this how your triumph died a few years ago?

Isn't this how your triumph died a few years ago?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-27-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,600
Posted By devo2002
I was at Knotfest in San Bernardino last weekend...

I was at Knotfest in San Bernardino last weekend with the sand people, that group of collegiates took ignorance to a whole new level, I'm now confident this type of thing will never stop.
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 36,219
Posted By devo2002
Yeah, I can't wait for the middle-age Canadian...

Yeah, I can't wait for the middle-age Canadian learning to surf section :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 10-24-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,061
Posted By devo2002
video tutorials on youtube help immensely.

video tutorials on youtube help immensely.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-24-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,488
Posted By devo2002
https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:AN...

https://encrypted-tbn1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSUu0pt20ihbozOHh11RvW28LvERI7TcptYoShtES1NC5V-LaNbYA
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,950
Posted By devo2002
I've used my Eddie Bauer rain jacket over my...

I've used my Eddie Bauer rain jacket over my riding jacket for almost 6 years now, never leaked once even after a full day of torrential rain riding. It isn't a myth.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,751
Posted By devo2002
I'm not defending the bike, but putting large...

I'm not defending the bike, but putting large aluminum sidecases and a topcase and various other metal bits does nothing but slow the bike down and give the suspension a real workout. I gave my old...
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3,832
Views: 712,244
Posted By devo2002
I'm a 32 inseam and can flat foot the 1000 just...

I'm a 32 inseam and can flat foot the 1000 just fine, 30 would be close, but there are lowering links to help as well (at least an inch). Go to a shop and take a sit, see what it feels like, I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,105
Posted By devo2002
I hate the scrambler on the highway, the wind...

I hate the scrambler on the highway, the wind blast tired me quickly. it is steady as a rock though as it's heavy and low to the ground, but it's one of the reasons I sold the thing because we all...
Forum: Equipment 10-17-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By devo2002
All japanese bikes have a 8-10% deviance, I trust...

All japanese bikes have a 8-10% deviance, I trust a GPS over my vstrom.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 34,495
Views: 8,488,380
Posted By devo2002
http://p.vitalmx.com/photos/forums/2013/08/29/3022...

http://p.vitalmx.com/photos/forums/2013/08/29/30223/s1200_Lighten_Up_Francis.jpg
Forum: Beasts 10-10-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 930
Posted By devo2002
It only matters when the bike needs servicing if...

It only matters when the bike needs servicing if you aren't going to do it yourself. Driving an hour+ away for a valve check, etc. sucks because then you need to get home somehow and then get back...
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,108
Posted By devo2002
Well then I'm not sure what bike you have, but my...

Well then I'm not sure what bike you have, but my givi topcase can handle a jacket and a helmet. Listen to others for shirts, I found for the money a t-shirt works 95% as well. Pour some water down...
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,108
Posted By devo2002
There isn't much you can do if the issue is once...

There isn't much you can do if the issue is once you are off the bike. As soon as I get off the bike in hot weather the helmet comes off and then the jacket, instantly 500% better. Do you wait...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,355
Posted By devo2002
same here, when living in NY, out of state...

same here, when living in NY, out of state tickets weren't reported to insurance or NY state.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,845
Posted By devo2002
I respect the owner's response, not sure where...

I respect the owner's response, not sure where the suing part came into play though. It appears our message came across, and I wouldn't fire anybody over the facts detailed here, but would keep a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 34,495
Views: 8,488,380
Posted By devo2002
I respect the sentiment, but I don't understand...

I respect the sentiment, but I don't understand why people put crosses where others died on the road. I find it akin to putting a cross on a hospital bed after someone passes, you know plenty of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-06-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 23,480
Views: 1,597,400
Posted By devo2002
Battery Tender brand makes this for $7, been...

Battery Tender brand makes this for $7, been installing/unstalling onto each new bike for last 5 years, no issues at all. Can charge cellphone/gps/other doo-dads.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,845
Posted By devo2002
Just left a respectful comment saying pictures...

Just left a respectful comment saying pictures have been put up on various forums warning riders of your drivers and if it happens again we will give the plate numbers to CHP. And no fucking way did...
Forum: Americas 10-03-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By devo2002
Tuckers is your man for locating a bike and...

Tuckers is your man for locating a bike and prepping a bike for a trip, he is here in LA. His place is complete with lodging and a place for bike repair.
Forum: Trials 10-03-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,109
Posted By devo2002
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/7KPU7DWRe1Y" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> :wink:
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11,530
Views: 557,051
Posted By devo2002
:photog fucking hilarious.

:photog fucking hilarious.
Forum: Beasts 10-02-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3,832
Views: 712,244
Posted By devo2002
Beak and spoked wheels, no other upgrades huh?...

Beak and spoked wheels, no other upgrades huh? (not that I expect it so soon)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-02-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8,977
Views: 619,514
Posted By devo2002
out with the old, in with the new....LETS GO...

out with the old, in with the new....LETS GO DODGERS!!!!

http://media-cache-ec0.pinimg.com/236x/43/07/0c/43070c413441498df8878dc4093cd1d2.jpg

Is this you dune?
...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1,031
Views: 298,051
Posted By devo2002
+1, cost about $2.50 in Hawaii 10 years ago.

+1, cost about $2.50 in Hawaii 10 years ago.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 19,978
Posted By devo2002
God forbid we stray off topic from time to time...

God forbid we stray off topic from time to time on advrider, I don't see you policing the oil topic detour.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,138
Posted By devo2002
+1, no one making left turns in front of you,...

+1, no one making left turns in front of you, side streets, alleyways, Wal-Marts, etc.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 27,787
Posted By devo2002
Are you trying to get me to buy one of your used...

Are you trying to get me to buy one of your used cars again? :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 09-27-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 19,978
Posted By devo2002
Did you make up the rules here, jeesh go troll...

Did you make up the rules here, jeesh go troll elsewhere.

Others were saying that as you get older you want more comfort, I was pointing out that unlike back in the day you have comfortable...
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 19,978
Posted By devo2002
Rode one, felt great. I know it's expensive,...

Rode one, felt great. I know it's expensive, notice how I didn't comment on price? Tune-ups are too rich for my blood as well.

So how about this...a Vstrom/Tiger/GS/etc...comfortable and fun to...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 783
Posted By devo2002
The ram x-mount should take care of you.

The ram x-mount should take care of you.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,712
Posted By devo2002
Here in CA whenever I move over for a lane...

Here in CA whenever I move over for a lane splitter they usually give the nod or hand of thanks...and I do the same when cars are nice to me. Of course here in CA the seas part when splitting in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,585
Posted By devo2002
All that does little for riding a 600lb behemoth...

All that does little for riding a 600lb behemoth offroad. Many are telling you to start smaller because that is the proper, and safer, way to learn. I highly recommend you listen to others who have...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 19,978
Posted By devo2002
People no longer need to buy a cruiser to be...

People no longer need to buy a cruiser to be upright and comfortable. The "ADV" market allows for speed and comfort. Those riding monsters can now ride a multistrada when they are sick of feeling...
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 19,978
Posted By devo2002
Good point on price in relation to the rich...

Good point on price in relation to the rich getting richer and poor getting poorer. A $18-25K dresser may be simply out of the realm of possibility for many in the coming years, that is a trend I...
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