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Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,547
Posted By saviour.machine
Por strip. Still, there seems to be a whole lot...

Por strip. Still, there seems to be a whole lot of bad kreme jobs out there.
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,628
Posted By saviour.machine
Interestng. I am actually in the middle of the...

Interestng. I am actually in the middle of the Por15 clean/coat process right now. Had to use the heavy duty kit to try and remove the old kreme liner. Check out what I just pulled out of my tank:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,547
Posted By saviour.machine
Look what I just pulled out of my gas tank...filet of kreme.

So it seems my PO wasn't the brightest bulb on the tree. :huh

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3376/3596274205_93c8f5fa91_o.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 04-22-2009, 04:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,237
Posted By saviour.machine
This is my new platonic ideal of a motorcycle....

This is my new platonic ideal of a motorcycle. All the style and performance of a cafe racer, all the ergonomic sense of a classic standard. Well done!:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Face plant 04-12-2009, 09:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,617
Posted By saviour.machine
What gear were you wearing?...Looking for a new...

What gear were you wearing?...Looking for a new jacket.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-01-2009, 02:42 AM
Replies: 22,062
Views: 1,464,522
Posted By saviour.machine
You bourgeois bastard! There is a cot in the FEMA...

You bourgeois bastard! There is a cot in the FEMA concentration camp for bankers with your name on it capitalist swine! Also, running a puppy mill out of the back of your car is SICK.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-01-2009, 02:34 AM
Replies: 22,062
Views: 1,464,522
Posted By saviour.machine
I lived on 149th and Convent for the last 5...

I lived on 149th and Convent for the last 5 years, just moved out to Bushwick due to a lack of employment...Missing RSD/Fort Tryon loop.:cry
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-30-2009, 01:46 AM
Replies: 22,062
Views: 1,464,522
Posted By saviour.machine
Your cover karma is in the shitter now. Your...

Your cover karma is in the shitter now. Your DOWCO sir, will vanish by the end of the week. The gauntlet has been thrown down, the pox has been placed. Sleep well my friend. :deal
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-30-2009, 01:37 AM
Replies: 22,062
Views: 1,464,522
Posted By saviour.machine
Cover has been returned. My super had taken it...

Cover has been returned. My super had taken it off to try and get me to park in the street instead of on the sidewalk. Didn't know it was my bike. Ended up smoking a joint and playing backgammon...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-29-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,059
Posted By saviour.machine
You should check the sohc 4 forums. Loads of...

You should check the sohc 4 forums. Loads of knowledgeable folks on there as well as a few "pro" mechanics.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-25-2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 22,062
Views: 1,464,522
Posted By saviour.machine
"Welcome to NY" I love that one. Right up there...

"Welcome to NY" I love that one. Right up there with "go back to Idaho". Kind of has less of a sting when you were born and raised here though. :deal

Admittedly "suck a bag of dicks" might not...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-25-2009, 02:29 AM
Replies: 22,062
Views: 1,464,522
Posted By saviour.machine
Suck a bag of dicks. Just posted to see if...

Suck a bag of dicks. Just posted to see if someone might have recently bought/found one before I go and spend money I don't have on a new one.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-22-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 22,062
Views: 1,464,522
Posted By saviour.machine
Dowco cover stolen in East Williamsburg

After parking my bike in Harlem for the last 6 months without incident I decided to conduct a little social experiment out here in loftland...so I parked my bike on the sidewalk on White st. and...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By saviour.machine
Thanks all. I guess I just need to find a parking...

Thanks all. I guess I just need to find a parking lot and practice/walk a mile in my own boots.

Need to see if my shifter is adjustable...should be. The freaking handlebars are individually...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2009, 10:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By saviour.machine
No worries: ...

No worries:

http://i294.photobucket.com/albums/mm118/egl204/nhsmall.jpg

She does get a bit nervous around my neighbors multistrada though. That thing has an EVIL exhaust note. Sounds like men...
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2009, 04:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By saviour.machine
So I have to re-learn how to shift now? :huhThe...

So I have to re-learn how to shift now? :huhThe weird thing is that I can get into first and second easily just using my ankle. WTF is up with third?
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2009, 03:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 679
Posted By saviour.machine
Question Stoopid noobie boot question

OK, so I've been riding only a few months now, the first few in sneakers because I am a cheap and reckless bastard. Anyway, I finally broke down and bought me a pair of fancy dan Gaerne G class...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,299
Posted By saviour.machine
Sub-freezing temperatures...still can't raise my...

Sub-freezing temperatures...still can't raise my left arm above 90 degrees for more than a few seconds...my thumb still hurts.
Forum: Face plant 01-21-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,702
Posted By saviour.machine
update

So now, almost 2 months after the crash, the NYPD has finally tracked down the hit and running asswipe that trashed the Nighthawk. I've hired a lawyer and a lawsuit is now pending. Hopefully they...
Forum: Face plant 01-05-2009, 05:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,702
Posted By saviour.machine
thx, luckily this happened downtown and not near...

thx, luckily this happened downtown and not near Columbia Presbyterian Uptown where my (extremely anti-bike) mom works...would have gotten my ass beaten right after they re-set my shoulder.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2008, 07:10 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 39,005
Posted By saviour.machine
Only been riding a few months now and had my...

Only been riding a few months now and had my first get off last week. Got clipped by a yellow cab on 7th avenue...am I an idiot for trying to learn how to ride in fucking Manhattan? Maybe....
Forum: Face plant 12-10-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,702
Posted By saviour.machine
Hells yeah. Also maybe liposuction money. Been...

Hells yeah. Also maybe liposuction money. Been subsisting on beer and donuts for the last week or so...:slurp
Forum: Face plant 12-09-2008, 08:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,702
Posted By saviour.machine
Update

Went to the Police station to get my accident report today.....and discovered there was a WITNESS at the scene on my accident!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The friendly tow truck guy who was somehow allowed into the...
Forum: Face plant 12-08-2008, 02:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,702
Posted By saviour.machine
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (???????????????????????)
Forum: Face plant 12-07-2008, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 617,510
Posted By saviour.machine
My god...here I was whining about my shoulder...

My god...here I was whining about my shoulder injury...I'm agnostic, but I will be sending you some good vibes today. Hope they reach you. :norton
Forum: Face plant 12-07-2008, 04:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,915
Posted By saviour.machine
Shit man, hope you heal up fast! Unfortunately I...

Shit man, hope you heal up fast! Unfortunately I too am now a member of this morbid little club. I ended up with some amazing luck though, crashed only two blocks from the hospital! (see noob, meets...
Forum: Face plant 12-07-2008, 04:01 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 101,108
Posted By saviour.machine
The only difference is that a full face can...

The only difference is that a full face can absorb multiple impacts. If the OP had hit anything else after the initial impact that broke the helmet or ended up siding more on his face, he would not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2008, 03:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,319
Posted By saviour.machine
Hmmm, I'd like to offer a another anecdotal...

Hmmm, I'd like to offer a another anecdotal counterpoint for my fellow noob here...I've logged about 1k miles so far, all of them in Manhattan. My only incident (not counting dropping the bike at 0...
Forum: Face plant 12-06-2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,702
Posted By saviour.machine
I'm beginning to think the same thing...after all...

I'm beginning to think the same thing...after all this is the second time I've been hit by a cab. The first time I was on my bike and the cabbie was LEGALLY BLIND when the case went to trial 2 years...
Forum: Face plant 12-06-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,702
Posted By saviour.machine
Thanks. I've been thinking a lot about my crash...

Thanks. I've been thinking a lot about my crash for the last few days and I think I know why my shoulder was broken as opposed to "just" getting bad road rash or bruising as so many other low siders...
Forum: Face plant 12-05-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,435
Posted By saviour.machine
I guess you're right, there is gear out there,...

I guess you're right, there is gear out there, and certainly we are better off than in the 70's when there was NO armor and very few full face helmets even...but, I'm still pissed about the lack of...
Forum: Face plant 12-05-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,498
Posted By saviour.machine
Natch, prob wouldn't have helped the OP... I was...

Natch, prob wouldn't have helped the OP... I was just venting a bit about the lack of coherent standards in MC gear. Even the DOT and Snell ratings aren't as good as they could/should be:...
Forum: Face plant 12-05-2008, 05:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,702
Posted By saviour.machine
Thx. Wesley Autrey: Subway Hero. He was all over...

Thx. Wesley Autrey: Subway Hero. He was all over the place for a few weeks there (deservedly so) got a 10k check from Bloomberg and a lifetime subscription to Playboy (he was wearing a playboy hat...
Forum: Face plant 12-05-2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,702
Posted By saviour.machine
Fucking hell, you did the Riggs move to set it...

Fucking hell, you did the Riggs move to set it again? You sir, are a tougher specimen than I. I read this article a few weeks ago. Unbelievable that Cheapie plastic Z1R helmets allow less force to...
Forum: Face plant 12-05-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,702
Posted By saviour.machine
6 weeks and you only have 50%? Shit, I guess I'm...

6 weeks and you only have 50%? Shit, I guess I'm not going to back on the bike as soon as I thought. It's only been 4 days so I have 0% of my mobility back. They told me to keep the immobilizer on...
Forum: Face plant 12-04-2008, 02:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,498
Posted By saviour.machine
Why does Dainese never mention if their armor is...

Why does Dainese never mention if their armor is CE rated? They're a European company right? WTF?

Wanna get mad? Read this:

"The CE BACK PROTECTOR standard is labeled EN1621-2. The test is...
Forum: Face plant 12-04-2008, 12:55 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 24,744
Posted By saviour.machine
The sad thing is that if he had been in a cage...

The sad thing is that if he had been in a cage rather than on a bike those kids would probably be dead or in the hospital right now and he would have most likely walked away. This woman should have...
Forum: Face plant 12-04-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,397
Posted By saviour.machine
Was there a fracture or did you just dislocate...

Was there a fracture or did you just dislocate it? Also what armor were you wearing?
Forum: Face plant 12-04-2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,702
Posted By saviour.machine
Yeah these dudes work like 20 hour days 7 days a...

Yeah these dudes work like 20 hour days 7 days a week... and then we expect them to obey traffic laws and pay the fuck attention once in awhile.
Forum: Face plant 12-04-2008, 12:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,702
Posted By saviour.machine
I think I will be shitting bricks when I first...

I think I will be shitting bricks when I first get back on, but, right now at least, I am planning on riding again. OK noob time again. What's a dirt nap? Are you a ghost?
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