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Forum: Face plant 03-28-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,331
Posted By Cale_Kat
Dude, reality check, branches don't "jump". So...

Dude, reality check, branches don't "jump". So for the record, you rode into it. Okay, not the smartest thing to do and certainly not as dumb as a lot of the stupid things I've done, but hope you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,352
Posted By Cale_Kat
Have you taken a riding class? I did when I took...

Have you taken a riding class? I did when I took up riding and sort of assumed that most people did. Anyways...good educational stuff, professional instructors, people to learn with in a controlled...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,906
Posted By Cale_Kat
Why you totaled your bike is important. Some...

Why you totaled your bike is important. Some people insist that they were meant to ride, that they would be incomplete without it, and that they figure "I'm going to die anyway" so WTF.

But if you...
Forum: Face plant 10-29-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,460
Posted By Cale_Kat
Looked like you grabbed a handful of throttle...

Looked like you grabbed a handful of throttle there, I'm guessing not intentionally.Those skinny trees still hurt. Ouch!
Forum: Face plant 10-11-2013, 04:31 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,959
Posted By Cale_Kat
You're not going to like this but... you were...

You're not going to like this but... you were riding recklessly. The way you positioned the bike on the road, staying mid-lane to yellow, suggests that you were uncomfortable with your sight...
Forum: Face plant 09-20-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,140
Posted By Cale_Kat
You overcooked in a good place. I overcooked in a...

You overcooked in a good place. I overcooked in a bad place but got extremely lucky.

Not to highjack your thread too badly, but I posted here when I rode my bike off the side of a gravel road some...
Forum: Face plant 09-20-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,140
Posted By Cale_Kat
Just wondering if he'd lowered the tire pressure...

Just wondering if he'd lowered the tire pressure (from street) for the ride.
Forum: Face plant 09-19-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 86,020
Posted By Cale_Kat
I am so sorry to hear of Laurie's accident. I...

I am so sorry to hear of Laurie's accident. I hope she knows how much we care about her. Best wishes for a good recovery.
Forum: Face plant 09-11-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,140
Posted By Cale_Kat
Let me get this straight...

So, you where doing something like this...
http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u143/cale_kat/ku-xlarge_zps86837df2.jpg (http://s167.photobucket.com/user/cale_kat/media/ku-xlarge_zps86837df2.jpg.html)...
Forum: Face plant 09-09-2013, 12:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,039
Posted By Cale_Kat
Glad you're okay. It could have been so much...

Glad you're okay. It could have been so much worse.

You'll be out the deductible, unless somehow you can get blame assigned to the Jeep driver. Other than that, your insurance should cover the...
Forum: Face plant 08-25-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,096
Posted By Cale_Kat
That's some serious adrenaline rush if you didn't...

That's some serious adrenaline rush if you didn't feel the dislocated/fractured toe until a while later.

Now, I know there's no way my big toe would be visibly pointing the other way if I'm...
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,010
Posted By Cale_Kat
Tacoma Screw has about six locations; Tacoma,...

Tacoma Screw has about six locations; Tacoma, Seattle, and in between.
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,010
Posted By Cale_Kat
One more thought. If you weld a longer than...

One more thought. If you weld a longer than necessary piece, it'll be easier to weld and can be cut to length after.

Also, if in Seattle (like me :-)), you can check out Tacoma Screw for good...
Forum: The Garage 08-19-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,010
Posted By Cale_Kat
Weld a small length of tubing to the broken...

Weld a small length of tubing to the broken flange and thread a new (smaller diameter) bolt to affix. Simpler than rebuilding the flange.
Forum: Face plant 07-30-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,244
Posted By Cale_Kat
I missed the oil slick the first time I viewed...

I missed the oil slick the first time I viewed it...I was focusing on your line through the curve which was pretty bad. I wasn't there so I don't know what the roads are like but in the states, where...
Forum: Face plant 05-19-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,393
Posted By Cale_Kat
Can't understand how this happened... the number...

Can't understand how this happened... the number 8 is supposed to represent balance.:norton

Good luck.
Forum: Face plant 05-17-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,926
Posted By Cale_Kat
Glad you're okay enough to post. That says a lot...

Glad you're okay enough to post. That says a lot for the gear you were wearing. Heal up and ride again. That's more than can be said for the deer.
Forum: Face plant 05-05-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 34,973
Posted By Cale_Kat
And the Ugly Foot Pic Award goes to... I...

And the Ugly Foot Pic Award goes to...

I honestly don't know why anyone does wheelies.

Sorry about the lye, hope you heal quickly and ride again soon. Good of you to stay with you girlfriend,...
Forum: Face plant 04-23-2013, 11:07 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 20,609
Posted By Cale_Kat
Uh. Good of you to post the x-rays. Look,...

Uh. Good of you to post the x-rays.

Look, dude, feel better. No rush on the deets.
Forum: Face plant 04-20-2013, 12:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,116
Posted By Cale_Kat
The buyer of my just repainted Katana (not a...

The buyer of my just repainted Katana (not a spray can job, the real thing!) left my driveway and drove head long into the neighbor's trash cans. The bike lost it's recently restored virginity that...
Forum: Face plant 04-13-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,547
Posted By Cale_Kat
You got shitted out a turn. No big deal. Could...

You got shitted out a turn. No big deal. Could have been a bit too much gas for the traction, could have been cold tires (I've got no idea where in the ride this happened), it could have been oil in...
Forum: Face plant 04-13-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,159
Posted By Cale_Kat
The broken chain might explain the accident but...

The broken chain might explain the accident but it was his responsibility to maintain the bike. I don't know what "failure to control" means from an insurance standpoint but I'd discuss it openly...
Forum: Face plant 03-27-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,440
Posted By Cale_Kat
If it had been me, "chatting on the intercom with...

If it had been me, "chatting on the intercom with the guy behind me", I would have been showing off when I smeared the "diesel/oil" across the road. But that's only me...:rofl
Forum: Face plant 11-05-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 14,738
Posted By Cale_Kat
I'd rather pass fast moving cars than slow moving...

I'd rather pass fast moving cars than slow moving cars. Slow moving cars have generally slowed for a reason.

Hope you heal quickly and enjoy many safe rides in the future.
Forum: Face plant 11-05-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,225
Posted By Cale_Kat
Glad you're okay. It is scary to think of being...

Glad you're okay. It is scary to think of being injured in the woods, all alone. You must have a very high tolerance for pain to have gotten your bike out of that ditch and ridden to the hospital!
...
Forum: Face plant 10-21-2012, 12:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,783
Posted By Cale_Kat
Did it with a stock pickup? Who'd have thought?...

Did it with a stock pickup? Who'd have thought? Oh yeah, that'd be me. :-)
Forum: Face plant 10-19-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 15,976
Posted By Cale_Kat
A good write up and reminder how "things" can...

A good write up and reminder how "things" can cascade out of control.
Forum: Face plant 10-19-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,783
Posted By Cale_Kat
Thinking creatively on the matter, not...

Thinking creatively on the matter, not deceptively. If you rented a pickup, you and a friend could retrieve the bike for less than $1000.

Failure to speak with the insurance company is just going...
Forum: Face plant 08-28-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,295
Posted By Cale_Kat
I'm in.... Wrong foot down and over she went. ...

I'm in.... Wrong foot down and over she went.


http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u143/cale_kat/WCRM%20VI/DSCN4902.jpg
Forum: Face plant 06-27-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,050
Posted By Cale_Kat
I wore my helmet, full face, through a number of...

I wore my helmet, full face, through a number of accidents where the helmet never touched the ground. Still glad I wear a good helmet.. You should buy the best gear you can afford. If there's some...
Forum: Face plant 05-24-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,168
Posted By Cale_Kat
Most of the turkey's I've encountered, though...

Most of the turkey's I've encountered, though admittedly not on my bike, are frozen. Getting hit by one of those would hurt.:D
Forum: Face plant 05-20-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,831
Posted By Cale_Kat
gunslinger, I'll know my place in the future. ...

gunslinger, I'll know my place in the future.

Cale
Forum: Face plant 05-18-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,831
Posted By Cale_Kat
Sir, With all due respect, you did not "drop it"....

Sir, With all due respect, you did not "drop it". You stuffed it into a immovable object at a high rate of speed.

I do hope to ride long enough, drop it I have and will continue to do, but I don't...
Forum: Face plant 03-02-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,600
Posted By Cale_Kat
Thanks for sharing. It was probably painful,...

Thanks for sharing. It was probably painful, literally, to write what you did.

The message stays the same. Gear makes all the difference.

Heal well, then ride well.
Forum: Face plant 02-28-2012, 08:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,072
Posted By Cale_Kat
Glad you weren't hurt. Take it easy out...

Glad you weren't hurt.

Take it easy out there!
Forum: Face plant 02-20-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,029
Posted By Cale_Kat
What Happened?

Don't ask me, I can't make it through a pull off either.:rofl
http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u143/cale_kat/WCRM%20VI/DSCN4902.jpg
Forum: Face plant 02-18-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,551
Posted By Cale_Kat
Boy, you hit the trifecta of get-offs. a) Rookie...

Boy, you hit the trifecta of get-offs. a) Rookie mistake, b) New bike spill, and c) Fell in front of co-workers. Nice job, the judges give you a solid round of 10's.

BTW, glad you're okay.
Forum: Face plant 01-07-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,064
Posted By Cale_Kat
Shit, I thought for a moment there we were going...

Shit, I thought for a moment there we were going to get an ugly toe/ankle pic... Thanks for sparing us.:rofl

Glad you're okay. Nice reflective write up.
Forum: Equipment 12-17-2011, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,695
Posted By Cale_Kat
Eek I've bought a bunch from them. Including a Nook...

I've bought a bunch from them. Including a Nook Color for $129. Agreed, the first transaction felt like abandoning all reasoning and sense.
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2011, 10:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,347
Posted By Cale_Kat
GoPro 1080p HD Helmet Hero - $129.99 Woot (sold out)

Like it says GoPro 1080p HD Helmet Hero for $129.99 + $5.00 shipping (+ tax in WA state). This is CHDHH-001 model.

Woot.com

Shopping tonight for the bike.:rofl
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