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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,552
Posted By Some Mook
This ^ plus they are often sitting there with...

This ^ plus they are often sitting there with both feet on the ground, hands off the controls and arms dangling...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-14-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,153
Posted By Some Mook
If you only have a week to spend in the UP, spend...

If you only have a week to spend in the UP, spend it all on the Keeweenaw. Stay at the Fort Wilkins State Park in Copper Harbor and explore the East and West coastlines of the penninsula (north of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,966
Posted By Some Mook
:rofl:rofl:rofl As the OP's question of...

:rofl:rofl:rofl

As the OP's question of Dr's appts, etc...
I just go in dripping all over the place, take the helmet and Darien off in the lobby and carry it around. there is usually a chair in...
Forum: Face plant 06-04-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,023
Posted By Some Mook
If you don't already, I'd hope to inspire you to...

If you don't already, I'd hope to inspire you to wear good protective gear. I'd have been much more torn up without the Darien, First Gear pants and full faced helmet. I'll post a picture of the...
Forum: Face plant 06-03-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,023
Posted By Some Mook
Quite honestly I don't know anything that would...

Quite honestly I don't know anything that would have been a sure-fire save other than to have been there a few seconds earlier or a few seconds later. (afterward I was mentally chastising myself for...
Forum: Face plant 06-03-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,023
Posted By Some Mook
Bad Timing

Over a thousand miles on this road this year already, go through this blind curve twice a day. Finally caught up to me 6/1/2012 on the way home from work.

Ford F250 came around from behind the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-22-2012, 11:30 PM
Replies: 32,938
Views: 8,029,295
Posted By Some Mook
fixed.

fixed.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2012, 04:38 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,807
Posted By Some Mook
A Gold Wing is much more comfortable than a KLR...

A Gold Wing is much more comfortable than a KLR on long rides. The KLR, however, is infinately more fun to ride than a Gold Wing - even on long (500+ mile day) rides. (My Wing, which got new tires...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 10,807
Posted By Some Mook
It was only profiling if they thought you were...

It was only profiling if they thought you were from Benton Harbor....








Or Saugatuck. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,223
Posted By Some Mook
Sometimes a suspected brain injury isn't even...

Sometimes a suspected brain injury isn't even part of that equation.

ER Nurse examining road rashed arm: "How and when did this injury occur?"

"It was around 7:30 last evening, I crashed my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 143,948
Posted By Some Mook
Watch the movie "The Serpent and The Rainbow", or...

Watch the movie "The Serpent and The Rainbow", or read the book and you decide. 'Resurrected dead' doesn't necessarily entail said dead eating the flesh of the living.

(am I the only one who...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,037
Posted By Some Mook
Not something with which most American driver's...

Not something with which most American driver's are afflicted with, unfortunately.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,581
Posted By Some Mook
car·bu·re·tor noun :French word meaning "Don't...

car·bu·re·tor noun :French word meaning "Don't Fuck with It!"


Not needing an electric fuel pump, ECU, MAF or MAP sensor, TPS, etc... does make a carbureted system on a motorcycle somewhat...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,581
Posted By Some Mook
Simplicity. A carburator is more in line...

Simplicity.

A carburator is more in line with the K.I.S.S principle than is a fuel injection system.

I do not, however, "hate" fuel injection. To do so would be akin to biting the hand that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,037
Posted By Some Mook
Ride like DAKEZ -ride as though your...

Ride like DAKEZ

-ride as though your survival depends upon it (which of course it does)
-be totally aware of your environment, be prepared to adapt to changing circumstances, always be cognitive...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2012, 03:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,882
Posted By Some Mook
Of course with rising sea levels predicted,...

Of course with rising sea levels predicted, perhaps the best solution is the most obvious one. :evil







Move.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2012, 11:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,882
Posted By Some Mook
Perhaps something almost completely clad in...

Perhaps something almost completely clad in plastic, such as a Gold Wing? While not immune to corrosion underneath it would not be as readily visible...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-11-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 106,499
Posted By Some Mook
http://palaceofgold.com/vt1.htm not far from...

http://palaceofgold.com/vt1.htm not far from Wheeling
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2012, 06:28 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,670
Posted By Some Mook
You must have better ATGATT than me... I wear...

You must have better ATGATT than me...
I wear my gear in the hope of an increased likelyhood of being able to go to work the next day following a get-off. Never think for a minute that it limits my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2012, 04:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,542
Posted By Some Mook
Lucky Bastard!

Lucky Bastard!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2011, 05:55 AM
Replies: 32,938
Views: 8,029,295
Posted By Some Mook
What BMW doesn't acknowledge (to date) is that...

What BMW doesn't acknowledge (to date) is that they investigating the root cause of the failures being attributable to the Chinese parts venders having substituted a mixture of sawdust, melamine and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2011, 04:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,197
Posted By Some Mook
Last Thursday a section of southbound interstate...

Last Thursday a section of southbound interstate was closed due to a wreck. Traffic was diverted to an east bound interstate to an exit that would allow southbound traffic to wind back to the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2011, 06:00 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 21,475
Posted By Some Mook
Moderators, please assist kj7687 in changing his...

Moderators, please assist kj7687 in changing his user name to "Ostrich" - k thanks.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,873
Views: 389,366
Posted By Some Mook
As long as we are talking Turkey...

Had a little encounter on the ride home from work.

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I had slowed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 32,938
Views: 8,029,295
Posted By Some Mook
Only if they are ATGATT...

Only if they are ATGATT...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 32,938
Views: 8,029,295
Posted By Some Mook
Florida plate on that bagger, yes?

Florida plate on that bagger, yes?
Forum: Face plant 09-16-2011, 05:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,032
Posted By Some Mook
Riding slow, lost it on a turn and you slid 50...

Riding slow, lost it on a turn and you slid 50 feet?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 14,560
Posted By Some Mook
Perhaps the true core to this old thread is that...

Perhaps the true core to this old thread is that people with extensive riding experience in reduced traction conditions arguably develop better riding skills than those who only (or mostly) ride on...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,220
Posted By Some Mook
Referencing the OP's original post. of the...

Referencing the OP's original post.

of the three choices presented, DR.

never owned one, ride the snot out of a KLR and love it for everything I do. (Gold Wing rotting in the garage since I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2011, 05:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,099
Posted By Some Mook
Too many people don't THINK - period.

Too many people don't THINK - period.
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By Some Mook
physics is a cold-hearted bitch sometimes. ...

physics is a cold-hearted bitch sometimes.

People suck.

Cars suck.

Pretty much everything else in the universe doesn't 'suck' - in spite of the entertaining, if inaccurate, Dyson...
Forum: Thumpers 09-01-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By Some Mook
There is no "suction" from the carburator...

There is no "suction" from the carburator float-bowl - it is vented to atmospheric pressure. Gasoline from your gas tank flows to the carburator because the fluid level in the tank is higher than...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,913
Posted By Some Mook
See if your wife would be willing to take an MSF...

See if your wife would be willing to take an MSF beginner rider course over a couple of weekends. It might help her to get the hang of how a bike feels and acts, and if she starts feeling in control...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,867
Posted By Some Mook
Yeah, but it's not his wife he's worried about...

Yeah, but it's not his wife he's worried about having fall off, it's his girlfriend.....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,867
Posted By Some Mook
<IFRAME height=345...

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Actually you might want to consider a short tether with velcro...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,867
Posted By Some Mook
Velcro

Velcro
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,717
Posted By Some Mook
If you have to ask, you wouldn't understand....

If you have to ask, you wouldn't understand. :rofl




(SWMBO insists on calling the panniers on my KLR "Milk Cans")
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-26-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3,550
Views: 675,328
Posted By Some Mook
Playing around with a GoPro last weekend

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looks better if you choose the 720p HD view option
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 32,938
Views: 8,029,295
Posted By Some Mook
You guys would be surprised at how much free beer...

You guys would be surprised at how much free beer you get to drink if you walk into bars already bleeding and shredded.

Of course when the bars close and the pain in your ribs gets the better of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2011, 05:33 AM
Replies: 32,938
Views: 8,029,295
Posted By Some Mook
Did you happen to also see his bike puking oil...

Did you happen to also see his bike puking oil while it was laying on it's side, running?
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