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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,581
Posted By Boston12GS
You're right, I forgot to include the baby Jesus...

You're right, I forgot to include the baby Jesus and Mohammed. :rofl

Hold a sec, I'll be right back. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,581
Posted By Boston12GS
You make it sound like an act of civil...

You make it sound like an act of civil disobedience. And I'm not trying to be sarcastic saying that, I'm deadly serious. If society seeks to exact outsized penalties for minor offenses, it is not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 14,714
Posted By Boston12GS
It's about time someone started a thread on this...

It's about time someone started a thread on this topic. :eek1

EDIT: Never mind, holy cow, not sure I've ever seen a thread where the average post count was merely in the hundreds. :lol3 Just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2010, 01:36 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,581
Posted By Boston12GS
+1

+1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,581
Posted By Boston12GS
Atrociously written, I couldn't get past the...

Atrociously written, I couldn't get past the first few paragraphs. :lol3 From that brief look, however, it appears that John Hill is more likely a mediocre freelance journalist rather than someone...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,581
Posted By Boston12GS
I sure can't deny that the cost for speeding...

I sure can't deny that the cost for speeding offenses have, in many jurisdictions (including mine, ~$3,000 in fines and insurance surcharges, even for a conviction of just 1mph over the limit) have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,581
Posted By Boston12GS
Are you shitting me? My local police department...

Are you shitting me? My local police department is like 15 guys. A helicopter? They only see a helicopter in the movies. :lol3 "Radio ahead" and set up a "road block"? The whole town's only a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,581
Posted By Boston12GS
Well, you've convinced me, people with...

Well, you've convinced me, people with outstanding warrants and driving/riding on a suspended license should know with confidence that they can escape the judicial system simply by initiating a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,581
Posted By Boston12GS
Oops: Posted the following without reading the...

Oops: Posted the following without reading the entirety of the thread, it's been addressed by loudnlow.

Nice imagination. :lol3 The days of the police shooting at someone merely because he's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,581
Posted By Boston12GS
Why should this be a problem? Lots of criminal...

Why should this be a problem? Lots of criminal statutes are defined in part based on the outcome of the criminal action.

Shoot someone and they die, it's murder.

Shoot someone and they live,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2010, 07:48 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,581
Posted By Boston12GS
In all fairness, felony homicide laws vary...

In all fairness, felony homicide laws vary considerably from state to state. The large majority of states have them, but a few don't . Some states that have them limit their application to a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2010, 04:08 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,482
Posted By Boston12GS
I suppose once people realize what's going on...

I suppose once people realize what's going on they'll change the system. These incredible insurance surcharges a result of an insurance "overhaul" a couple of years ago. But until people get a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2010, 04:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,784
Posted By Boston12GS
Dude, even if the police WON'T show up, the least...

Dude, even if the police WON'T show up, the least you should have done is report the collision to your OWN insurance company. You don't have to make a claim, report it for "informational purposes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,784
Posted By Boston12GS
Wasn't the driver of the car CLAIMING that she...

Wasn't the driver of the car CLAIMING that she was injured?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,482
Posted By Boston12GS
Back on point-- I've never been ticketed for...

Back on point--

I've never been ticketed for lane-splitting in MA, but I have definitely seen it done.

I was lane-splitting in bumper-to-bumper fully-locked traffic on Rt. 128 (major...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2010, 03:39 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 13,482
Posted By Boston12GS
I lived on Long Island for many years. In many...

I lived on Long Island for many years. In many respects, mostly geographically, it's one of the most beautiful parts of the country, especially the eastern parts of Suffolk County.

But when I...
Forum: Face plant 01-23-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,470
Posted By Boston12GS
Holy cow, this thread is STILL running? :lol3 ...

Holy cow, this thread is STILL running? :lol3

Is the motor-racer expert who swore up-and-down that new tires are no slicker than worn tires still hanging around? He was funny! :norton What was...
Forum: Face plant 01-23-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,307
Posted By Boston12GS
Dude, glad it wasn't worse. But after 8...

Dude, glad it wasn't worse.

But after 8 years, shouldn't you be off the codeine by now?

:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2009, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,392
Posted By Boston12GS
Huh? I use my DVD in the garage all the time, I...

Huh? I use my DVD in the garage all the time, I just bring my laptop out there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2009, 08:54 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,501
Posted By Boston12GS
This is madness. I've driven all over the US in...

This is madness. I've driven all over the US in my 45 years, and a couple of flashes of the headlights has always indicated a yielding of the right of way--in other words, you're telling that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2009, 08:46 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 9,501
Posted By Boston12GS
Agreed![/QUOTE] Always refreshing to see I...

Agreed![/QUOTE]

Always refreshing to see I was right to put someone on "ignore"--(not kodiakfrank, but Dakez, whom he quoted).

Here in MA, a simple speeding ticket of any amount over the limit...
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,061
Posted By Boston12GS
I have the triple-digit glove covers from...

I have the triple-digit glove covers from Aerostitch, and like them a lot. I do re-treat them with the usual nikwax products (wash and waterproof) along with my Darien, maybe once or twice a year,...
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,721
Posted By Boston12GS
I use the Kindle app on my iPhone all the time,...

I use the Kindle app on my iPhone all the time, and love it.

Only downside is the iPhone's relatively limited battery life. Can help that by dimming the screen, but it's still not great. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By Boston12GS
Whatever. If what you mean is we're damned lucky...

Whatever. If what you mean is we're damned lucky to have found each other, I agree. :freaky

A winter ride from Boston to Denver is still in the mind-books--but right now I'm across the Atlantic,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By Boston12GS
BTDT! :lol3

BTDT! :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2009, 05:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By Boston12GS
Welcome to my life. :freaky

Welcome to my life. :freaky
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2009, 05:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By Boston12GS
We'll see now if she remembered where in Central...

We'll see now if she remembered where in Central Parking she put the car, or if I'm going to have to wander around that seven-floor monstrosity clicking the key fob until I see a pair of headlights...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2009, 05:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By Boston12GS
Ah, good news--just got a text from my fiancee...

Ah, good news--just got a text from my fiancee saying she had been running late to the airport, so decided to park there instead of on the street. That'll end up costing me $100 in parking fees, but...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2009, 04:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By Boston12GS
Oh, joy. :huh

Oh, joy. :huh
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2009, 04:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By Boston12GS
Nope, parked on the street--like most people in...

Nope, parked on the street--like most people in Boston, we don't have a lot spot anywhere. In any case, we've both been out of the city more than a week before the storm hit, so there's no way we...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2009, 04:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By Boston12GS
Fawk. And I should be arriving right about...

Fawk. And I should be arriving right about sunset, while things are freezing up nice and tight.

OK, well, I'll just have to deal. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2009, 03:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By Boston12GS
Thanks for the tip(s), but I didn't know it was...

Thanks for the tip(s), but I didn't know it was possible to see Kenmore Square from Kensington, NH. :lol3

Anybody have actual eyes on Boston?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2009, 12:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 749
Posted By Boston12GS
Boston residents--how much snow?

Hey guys, on Wednesday I'm scheduled to fly from Amsterdam to Boston, arriving late afternoon. Because my fiance is already in Denver visiting family, she left her car parked for me in Kenmore...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,226
Posted By Boston12GS
Yeah, that's my opinion, as well.

Yeah, that's my opinion, as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-08-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,226
Posted By Boston12GS
I find remarkable the difference in experiences...

I find remarkable the difference in experiences folks in this thread have had. My TKCs have been fine--not great, but fine--and yet here is TBob seems to have had a very poor experience. Same...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2009, 04:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,226
Posted By Boston12GS
Or, heaven forbid, mud (or wet grass with mud...

Or, heaven forbid, mud (or wet grass with mud immediately underneath)--DAMHIK.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2009, 04:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,226
Posted By Boston12GS
Same here. My TKCs have been great on dry road,...

Same here. My TKCs have been great on dry road, and fine in the wet, particularly given my very conservative riding style (especially in the wet).

I don't feel any imperative to test the grip...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,152
Posted By Boston12GS
Well, I have to say, $55 bucks as an option would...

Well, I have to say, $55 bucks as an option would be pretty attractive--unless it left me stranded, in which case all that savings goes right out the window.

Someone mentioned a PC535 for $110. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2009, 03:05 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 16,060
Posted By Boston12GS
Absolutely brilliant stuff, thanks! I say...

Absolutely brilliant stuff, thanks!

I say that even though I just did the 535 upgrade on my '08 GSA a month or so ago. If I'd known then that the 625 was an even bigger upgrade option, I would...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-06-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,578
Posted By Boston12GS
Sorry, it's the battery. Jim von Baden has done...

Sorry, it's the battery. Jim von Baden has done an excellent pictorial on doing the upgrade:

http://www.jimvonbaden.com/R1200_GS_Battery_Swap.html

The extra power of the Odyssey reminds me of...
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