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Forum: Equipment 06-25-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,472
Posted By CoolHand Luke
If HT was so "rockin" more than 1/2 of the folks...

If HT was so "rockin" more than 1/2 of the folks who purchased from them wouldnt be sharing such crummy experiences - do a google search if you dont believe me. Truly good companies dont get that...
Forum: Equipment 06-24-2012, 08:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,472
Posted By CoolHand Luke
Probably the poorest run crappiest company I have...

Probably the poorest run crappiest company I have ever had the misfortune of dealing with. Like many others:



Shipping was a nightmare and took 7 weeks
Communication on where my bags were...
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,938
Posted By CoolHand Luke
I know lots of folks here love their Aerostich RC...

I know lots of folks here love their Aerostich RC - but I had 1 for 5 years and hated it. It leaked consistently and obtrusively (on my crotch and arms), fit like I was wearing adult diapers with a...
Forum: Face plant 04-28-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,492
Posted By CoolHand Luke
Very sad...and a good tip I had never thought...

Very sad...and a good tip I had never thought about.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-22-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By CoolHand Luke
Intermitent LAMPF problem

I have a 2007 1200GS. I am getting the LAMPF warning on start up 80-90% of the time (not always) and no headlights . Most of the time it goes away (and the lights come on) when I give the bike some...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,238
Posted By CoolHand Luke
Bottom line in my mind is to give the local guy a...

Bottom line in my mind is to give the local guy a chance to match/beat best price and buy it from him if he does. If the deal is THAT much better elsewhere grab it. So maybe (just maybe) he looks...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,585
Posted By CoolHand Luke
what type of discount are you going to offer?:ear

what type of discount are you going to offer?:ear
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,349
Posted By CoolHand Luke
[QUOTE=TravellingStrom;17887198]An all day ride...

[QUOTE=TravellingStrom;17887198]An all day ride without ear protection will lead to Tinitus(ringing in the ears) . I have been using the foam squishy type for years and have a Camos Bluetooth speaker...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2012, 10:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,161
Posted By CoolHand Luke
I would try local Yard sales (aka garage sale).

I would try local Yard sales (aka garage sale).
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,684
Posted By CoolHand Luke
I don't know what the best outfit in the world...

I don't know what the best outfit in the world is...BUT what I do know is that as soon as you buy something (ANYTHING) a new better thing is coming out the next day!!!:evil
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,438
Posted By CoolHand Luke
Accidents statistically happen more often w/i 5...

Accidents statistically happen more often w/i 5 miles of your home (at least for cars) so that just going around the neighborhood logic doesnt hold water for me. I will spend the extra 5 minutes to...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,255
Posted By CoolHand Luke
hey noobie noobowitz...welcome to the site, good...

hey noobie noobowitz...welcome to the site, good luck with your purchase but what does this have to do with FLEA MARKET??
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,045
Posted By CoolHand Luke
I too have run "regular" grade since day 1 and...

I too have run "regular" grade since day 1 and have no issues. Does using "super" make sense in the Winter when the ethanol/additives are prevalent?
Forum: GS Boxers 12-21-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 15,394
Posted By CoolHand Luke
:spam:spam

:spam:spam
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 97,537
Posted By CoolHand Luke
Thumbs down Dont buy this POS!

I have posted my tale of woe with this POS jacket and so have many many others. I agree when (more like IF) it works its a good deal for the money...it just never seems to hold up and work right.
...
Forum: Vendors 07-06-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,363
Posted By CoolHand Luke
Not Rugged Roads - the NJBBB link above talks...

Not Rugged Roads - the NJBBB link above talks about Adventurers Workshop being gonzo.
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,501
Posted By CoolHand Luke
What ive found with padded bicycle shorts is that...

What ive found with padded bicycle shorts is that the padding is really too low to be effective on my GS (YRMV) - a racing bicycle seat fits anatomically different than a GS seat (at least for me)...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,101
Posted By CoolHand Luke
Joe Rocket meteor boots - got mine for $99 but...

Joe Rocket meteor boots - got mine for $99 but they are on-sale here for 109...
http://www.motorcycleapparel.net/product/SUL7573007-ATT.html

Water proof and comfortable
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2011, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 451,085
Posted By CoolHand Luke
Typical :asshat - when its their own technique in...

Typical :asshat - when its their own technique in question its never acting like a dick :D .
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,868
Posted By CoolHand Luke
First let me say I have had lots of great...

First let me say I have had lots of great experiences with orders from AS - so I'm no hater. I had my own color experience with them too...I ordered the blue TL Tec wind blocker fleece for under my...
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,874
Posted By CoolHand Luke
I love my elkskin ropers! I wore em for many...

I love my elkskin ropers! I wore em for many years with great success. I was between sizes and brought the bigger ones cuz they were more comfortable right away - but as others have said they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,712
Posted By CoolHand Luke
Thanks for the links...the SMIDSY was especially...

Thanks for the links...the SMIDSY was especially good. Please notice that the demo bike rider in the hi-viz vest is riding with his high beams on! As well as the instructor himself does in several...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,712
Posted By CoolHand Luke
And IMO you are a pompous douchbag . Good luck...

And IMO you are a pompous douchbag . Good luck with that "wax on wax off" learn how to be seen BS! I hope the ambulance gets to you quickly when you are the victim of a car who didnt see you. At...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,712
Posted By CoolHand Luke
I use my high beams all the time - including at...

I use my high beams all the time - including at night - to be seen! There is no way my stock GS high beams are any more annoying then most cagers HID lights and if they are too bad! I need to be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,442
Posted By CoolHand Luke
The rain's called Tess, the fire's Joe, and they...

The rain's called Tess, the fire's Joe, and they call the wind Mariah...but no bike names
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2011, 04:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,710
Posted By CoolHand Luke
Icon PDX is also hi-vis but rain cover...

Icon PDX is also hi-vis but rain cover only...http://www.kneedraggers.com/product/653871/Icon-PDX-Waterproof-Shell
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,521
Posted By CoolHand Luke
Jeezo Peezo - how many friggin winter glove...

Jeezo Peezo - how many friggin winter glove threads can there be! :205
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2011, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,401
Posted By CoolHand Luke
Too funny!:rofl

Too funny!:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-30-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,456
Posted By CoolHand Luke
Zorba the Greek

Zorba the Greek
Forum: Vendors 12-30-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By CoolHand Luke
HINT: blue color for links is unreadable

HINT: blue color for links is unreadable
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,867
Posted By CoolHand Luke
comes equipped with final drive leak

comes equipped with final drive leak
Forum: GS Boxers 12-10-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By CoolHand Luke
Leaky Shock

2007 1200gs with about 38k miles. Took the bike off the center stand and pushed it out the garage and placed on side stand. Then I noticed a puddle dripping from the rear. Closer inspection showed...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,196
Posted By CoolHand Luke
I have the 520's on my 2007 1200GS and bulbs last...

I have the 520's on my 2007 1200GS and bulbs last bout 4-7k miles before failure. Which is consistent with the H7 headlight bulbs. I buy cheap replacements on ebay ~$7 per so not a big expense but it...
Forum: Face plant 11-21-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,870
Posted By CoolHand Luke
I learned my lesson the hard way - I swerved my...

I learned my lesson the hard way - I swerved my car to avoid a cat when I was younger and hit a tree. Result car totaled, human messed up, cat danced away fine.

Now days I dont when i see a...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 555
Posted By CoolHand Luke
Looks pretty good - wonder how it would fit though

Looks pretty good - wonder how it would fit though
Forum: Face plant 10-30-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,005
Posted By CoolHand Luke
They never do seem to see you...I was riding with...

They never do seem to see you...I was riding with my good friend about 2 years ago when he got nailed by a left turning SUV. He got creamed real good right in front of me (Note - he has fully...
Forum: Equipment 10-30-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,465
Posted By CoolHand Luke
I have a 2010 Bell Star and like it alot. It fits...

I have a 2010 Bell Star and like it alot. It fits 1 size smaller than noted. It is slightly noisy but not as bad as my former Shoei x-11. I wear ear plugs so its not an issue for me. It is a race...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2010, 12:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,052
Posted By CoolHand Luke
Get outta folks friggin way whether on a bike or...

Get outta folks friggin way whether on a bike or in a car. Then maybe they will get outta your way when the situation is reversed - although in your case it doesn't sound like that will ever happen!...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,507
Posted By CoolHand Luke
HJC RPS-10 vs. Shoei Qwest

I am torn between the RPS-10 and the Shoei Qwest.

Helmet Harbor has a video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urUlyYZ7qDE

Any thoughts?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 13,656
Posted By CoolHand Luke
Boy your buddy: sounds like a total squid!!

Boy your buddy: sounds like a total squid!!
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