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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2,359
Views: 326,139
Posted By RI2CA
Sounds like the jerks I see daily on Scripps...

Sounds like the jerks I see daily on Scripps Poway Parkway.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-06-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By RI2CA
In San Diego, the problem isn't what to do, it's...

In San Diego, the problem isn't what to do, it's what to do first? Spend time exploring Balboa Park and Mission Trails. You'll never run out of things to do here.

Mission Trails: ...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2012, 02:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,916
Posted By RI2CA
If money is no object and this is my last bike...

If money is no object and this is my last bike ever, I would find a GL1200 Aspencade with zero miles on the clock. Remember the days when touring bikes didn't require an electric reverse?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2012, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,180
Posted By RI2CA
Not sure who to believe... ...

Not sure who to believe...

http://www.freep.com/article/20120414/NEWS15/204140412
Forum: Road warriors 03-31-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,800
Posted By RI2CA
Wow. Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder.

Wow. Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder.
Forum: Face plant 03-26-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 25,928
Posted By RI2CA
Winning

Holy fuck dude! To see you riding again after that proves you are indestructible, both physically and mentally. You are Superman.
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,827
Posted By RI2CA
Tourmaster Winter Elite gloves do the trick for...

Tourmaster Winter Elite gloves do the trick for me.
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 269,572
Posted By RI2CA
Review

A brief review from the Telegraph:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/motoring/motorbikes/8833767/Kawasaki-W800-review.html
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 269,572
Posted By RI2CA
W800 Special Edition

I like the Special Edition even more than the base model!

http://images3a.snapfish.com/232323232%7Ffp73443%3Enu%3D3392%3E%3B95%3E543%3EWSNRCG%3D33%3B2%3A54%3B77345nu0mrj
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 52,807
Posted By RI2CA
What is that old saying? Every dog will have...

What is that old saying?

Every dog will have his day and every clown has an opinion.

Yeah, that's it.
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 269,572
Posted By RI2CA
Aussie Review

A nice read from an Australian bike blog. I'm still drooling over this machine!

http://www.pipeburn.com/home/2011/5/21/review-2011-kawasaki-w800.html
Forum: Old's Cool 04-19-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7,957
Views: 3,099,272
Posted By RI2CA
The first result in this Google Images search is...

The first result in this Google Images search is 1553 X 2085 resolution. Great for printing!
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,363
Views: 269,572
Posted By RI2CA
Open Letter to Kawi

Dear Kawasaki,

I will stand in line to buy this bike.

Your pal,
John

To the readers of this thread: If you open a user's profile, you'll see a link at the top which allows you to ignore...
Forum: Australia 09-07-2009, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By RI2CA
I just stumbled upon them while researching other...

I just stumbled upon them while researching other bike gear online. It's one of those "Why didn't I think of that???" products. I wish I had known about them earlier, since I just purchased a tank...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,239
Posted By RI2CA
The DL1000 motor is remarkably smooth and has...

The DL1000 motor is remarkably smooth and has lots of giddyup. Ergonomics are La-Z-Boy comfortable.

Get a Madstad bracket for the windshield. It reduces turbulence at freeway speeds.
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 64,029
Posted By RI2CA
Death tugs at my ear and says, "Live, I am...

Death tugs at my ear and says, "Live, I am coming."
-Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

It's a shallow life that doesn't give a person a few scars.
-Garrison Keillor

Education: That which discloses...
Forum: Face plant 06-25-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,061
Posted By RI2CA
Neighbors must love you.

Neighbors must love you.
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 75,102
Posted By RI2CA
Thanks everyone! I'm going to order the mag bag...

Thanks everyone! I'm going to order the mag bag today.
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2009, 11:42 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 75,102
Posted By RI2CA
919 Tank Bag - straps or magnetic?

I want to get a small/medium tank bag for my 919. The Cortech Super 10 seems to fit the bill, but I can't decide between magnetic and strap mounts.

I like the simplicity of magnets, but I don't...
Forum: Face plant 05-07-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,061
Posted By RI2CA
Helmet damage

I just read the comment below in another Face Plant thread, so here's a picture of my helmet. I think the blood transferred from my clothing after everything was thrown in a garbage bag and given...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2009, 11:41 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 860,996
Posted By RI2CA
You gotta love a motorcycle that has a sense of...

You gotta love a motorcycle that has a sense of humor!
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2009, 12:49 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 75,102
Posted By RI2CA
http://www.whaccessories.com/Honda919Accessories.h...

http://www.whaccessories.com/Honda919Accessories.htm

I got the 30mm GSG-Moto kit.
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2009, 01:28 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 75,102
Posted By RI2CA
I just put a peg lowering kit on my 919 and I...

I just put a peg lowering kit on my 919 and I love it. The Corbin seat is next!
Forum: Road warriors 01-12-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 3,003
Views: 860,996
Posted By RI2CA
GB500 Honda. Great looking, plus it was...

GB500 Honda. Great looking, plus it was inexpensive and reliable.
http://i488.photobucket.com/albums/rr244/ri2ca/Bikestuff/GB500.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 10,280
Posted By RI2CA
In my younger years I remember doing 110mph...

In my younger years I remember doing 110mph without a helmet and slowing down only because my cheeks were flapping so hard. It was fun.

This past June I wiped out and kissed the freeway at 75mph....
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-01-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By RI2CA
WOW. That place is a must see! Thanks!

WOW. That place is a must see! Thanks!
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-31-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By RI2CA
SoCal Roadside Attractions

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8"><meta name="ProgId" content="Word.Document"><meta name="Generator" content="Microsoft Word 12"><meta name="Originator"...
Forum: Face plant 12-18-2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,061
Posted By RI2CA
Here's the new sled: ...

Here's the new sled:

http://i488.photobucket.com/albums/rr244/ri2ca/919sm.jpg
Forum: Face plant 12-08-2008, 12:28 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,061
Posted By RI2CA
The only souvenir I kept from the crash was my...

The only souvenir I kept from the crash was my helmet. I tried to include a pic, but there's a problem with attachments.
...
Forum: Face plant 12-04-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,061
Posted By RI2CA
My nephew has a better one. He calls me Uncle...

My nephew has a better one. He calls me Uncle Buck.
Forum: Face plant 12-03-2008, 04:52 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,061
Posted By RI2CA
Epilogue

The bike shop sales manager just called. My 2007 Honda 919 arrived this afternoon and will be ready for pickup tomorrow morning! This weekend marks exactly 6 months since the accident and I can't...
Forum: Face plant 10-14-2008, 10:45 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,061
Posted By RI2CA
It's in there forever!

It's in there forever!
Forum: Face plant 10-14-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,061
Posted By RI2CA
I was never in traction, never had a cast. I...

I was never in traction, never had a cast. I think that's because the rods are inside my bones and each secured with screws through the bone, top and bottom. Been getting x-rays every 4 weeks since...
Forum: Face plant 10-14-2008, 11:02 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,061
Posted By RI2CA
I'll be rolling before January. Just need to...

I'll be rolling before January. Just need to resolve an employment issue first.

I'm leaning toward the '09 KLR650. It's comfortable, light and you can't beat the price!
Forum: Face plant 10-09-2008, 11:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,061
Posted By RI2CA
... and femur

... and femur
Forum: Face plant 10-09-2008, 11:48 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,061
Posted By RI2CA
X-Ray

Here is the tib/fib x-ray.
Forum: Face plant 10-09-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,061
Posted By RI2CA
I'm doing great! Walking with no assistance most...

I'm doing great! Walking with no assistance most of the time, but I still use a cane for walking longer distances. The orthopedic surgeon is very pleased with my progress. I'll post jpg images of the...
Forum: Face plant 06-20-2008, 09:24 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,061
Posted By RI2CA
My sincere thanks to everyone for the kind words....

My sincere thanks to everyone for the kind words. They make this process more bearable. (With all the encouragement he has provided, maybe I should say Big Bearable!)

Here's the latest:
All...
Forum: Face plant 06-16-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,061
Posted By RI2CA
Brother Big Bear

I just got home from the hospital this morning. I'll post more later, but for now I just want to post this as it was written .
John
__________________________________________
On Friday...
Forum: Face plant 06-10-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 22,061
Posted By RI2CA
Condition of Rider

Big Bear, how can we ever Thank You??!!!!

John's wife, Liz, beautiful 9 mo. old daughter Ellie, Mom and Dad, and the rest of his extended family will forever be grateful for what you did for our...
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