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Forum: Vendors 02-03-2009, 08:07 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 34,161
Posted By bluesamurai22
Thumb Nice shop!

Finally got to see dualsportplus (http://dualsportplus.com/) in person last week and all I can say is WOW. It is a KLR riders dream. The shop is clean, well organized and all of the products are...
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 34,161
Posted By bluesamurai22
Thumb Dualsportplus.com

Congratulations on the new shop Cathy. I wish you and Les a ton of success and if your lovely niece and I ever get some free time we will be up to see you. :freaky

I'm sure the Canukistani...
Forum: Thumpers 02-12-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 735
Views: 247,035
Posted By bluesamurai22
DR-350 modded to patrol bike

Before:

http://bluesamurai22.smugmug.com/photos/5076596_N3Fit-M.jpg

After:

http://bluesamurai22.smugmug.com/photos/9602173_mpvU8-M.jpg

Mods - Line-X, custom graphics, new grips, fork...
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2006, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,986
Posted By bluesamurai22
Same bike as my wife's. Fun little 2-smoke...

Same bike as my wife's. Fun little 2-smoke machine, does about 50-55mph if you push it. Very light and reliable. I think you will like it but you will probably outgrow it quickly.

I would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2006, 11:22 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,490
Posted By bluesamurai22
You raise a valid point about these new laws. ...

You raise a valid point about these new laws. LAWMAKERS are making new laws up all of the time to punish or deter people.

I'm curious as to what you do for a living. I imagine if you violate a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2006, 11:12 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,490
Posted By bluesamurai22
OMFG!!!! Ten news stories! This is amazing! ...

OMFG!!!! Ten news stories! This is amazing! You must be right!

ALL POLICE OFFICERS MUST BE BAD!

The news said so.




I feel sad for how much of an ignorant person you are. :cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2006, 05:17 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,490
Posted By bluesamurai22
Is it alzheimer's, mental illness or very heavy drinking?

Let's take a peak at Jim's thoughts. Maybe it's all three:



Okay, an awful lot of exaggeration here. So we know Jim-the-douchebag is quite paranoid. 7 or 8 laws broken drinking coffee? How...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2006, 08:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,366
Posted By bluesamurai22
Gltr

My wife learned to ride here. She went to the class in Ohio. She had a great time, it was cheap and there were plenty of women of all ages in the class:
...
Forum: Face plant 05-05-2006, 08:46 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,630
Posted By bluesamurai22
I agree that first time drunk drivers shouldn't...

I agree that first time drunk drivers shouldn't get thrown in jail for a long time.

Some of the other things you are talking about don't really line up with what I know about the business. Some...
Forum: Face plant 05-02-2006, 07:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,630
Posted By bluesamurai22
Article here: ...

Article here:

http://policeone.com/Motorcycle-Patrol/articles/131854/


This discussion about drunk drivers is pretty good. I personally like the idea of mandating rehab but I know from...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2006, 07:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,086
Posted By bluesamurai22
For $630 it better be good. ...

For $630 it better be good.


http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/photos/300/g11694.jpg
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2006, 01:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 10,086
Posted By bluesamurai22
Police body armor has several documented saves in...

Police body armor has several documented saves in crashes and blunt trauma situations. I imagine that m/c armor would offer similar results.

These are members of the Kevlar Survivors club who...
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2006, 10:06 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,154
Posted By bluesamurai22
1. Radar detectors don't always work but if they...

1. Radar detectors don't always work but if they save you on one ticket they can pay for themselves.

2. I disagree with the theory that slowing down when you see the officer guarantees a ticket....
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2006, 09:55 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,154
Posted By bluesamurai22
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2006, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,077
Posted By bluesamurai22
Elden and Pauline seem to do okay: ...

Elden and Pauline seem to do okay:

http://www.multisurfacemotorcycling.com/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2006, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,611
Posted By bluesamurai22
Sorry for going off-topic but this is like MSF...

Sorry for going off-topic but this is like MSF for drivers:

http://incontroladt.com/

Took their police course and had a good time. There are plenty of similar programs out there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2006, 10:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,097
Posted By bluesamurai22
Ya, screw the government! I don't care how high...

Ya, screw the government! I don't care how high my taxes go! :lol3

The guy admits here in public that he was in fact going 90-95 mph and you think he ought to go for a jury trial? C'mon...
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2006, 09:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,097
Posted By bluesamurai22
Like I said above, the clerks and judges here are...

Like I said above, the clerks and judges here are not all that impressed by these shenanigans anymore.
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2006, 11:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,615
Posted By bluesamurai22
Sorry, that's a police bike. The AED and Pelican...

Sorry, that's a police bike. The AED and Pelican case were donated by Zoll Medical. We helped design the unit and they gave us a pile of them when they were done. They also chipped in $300 towards...
Forum: Equipment 04-02-2006, 09:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,615
Posted By bluesamurai22
Any of the kits from EMS or the camping stores...

Any of the kits from EMS or the camping stores are pretty good for most things. If you have the training and can afford to rotate and re-stock epi-pens might come in handy.

The suggestion...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2006, 10:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,097
Posted By bluesamurai22
Well d'uh...

It must be all of that weed you are smoking. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2006, 07:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,097
Posted By bluesamurai22
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2006, 08:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,097
Posted By bluesamurai22
Ouch, I just tried to look at your profile and...

Ouch, I just tried to look at your profile and saw nothing. Then I looked at your few previous posts and it looks like you might have had some tickets already. Not good.

The 420 question and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2006, 08:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,097
Posted By bluesamurai22
Also, If you were going faster than the...

Also,

If you were going faster than the speed you told us and the officer bumped it down or added warnings for other offenses on the front of the ticket you are less likely to get a break.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2006, 07:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,097
Posted By bluesamurai22
He checked clocked and estimated because he...

He checked clocked and estimated because he estimated your speed and then clocked it with his car speedo.

I would simply appeal the ticket and hope that they bump it down or let you off. If you...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-28-2006, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By bluesamurai22
I also have a pair of 120's. The units are...

I also have a pair of 120's. The units are pretty durable, memory is limited but enough for a day of riding, screen size is shorter than a 60 but just a hair narrower. I used the RINO on my KLR in...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-26-2006, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 811
Posted By bluesamurai22
This actually looks just like Pictometry. Very...

This actually looks just like Pictometry. Very cool.

http://www.pictometry.com/


Edit:

This actually is Pictometry. We got the Pictometry software here through a homeland security...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-21-2006, 09:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,410
Posted By bluesamurai22
Yes! ...

Yes!

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=119837

The thieves in this area have been targeting cars with visible mounts and wires.


I wrote Garmin about tracking stolen units...
Forum: Face plant 03-19-2006, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 630,760
Posted By bluesamurai22
Dale, You're a good man and you have a great...

Dale,

You're a good man and you have a great family. No accident can take that away.

I hope your PT goes by in a flash and that you are home with your family soon.

Best wishes,

-Glen
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-19-2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,763
Posted By bluesamurai22
They are two different shapes and sizes. I was...

They are two different shapes and sizes. I was hoping they would be the same or close but you will need two different cradles.
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2006, 12:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,803
Posted By bluesamurai22
I have spent a lot of time working 8 to 16 hours...

I have spent a lot of time working 8 to 16 hours directing traffic and some full days riding outdoors in New England Winters. Traffic detail clothes and m/c riding clothes actually need a lot of...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2006, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,858
Posted By bluesamurai22
Well d'uh.. j/k ... :D I saved the money...

Well d'uh..
j/k ... :D

I saved the money and bought myself some pants. :D
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2006, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,858
Posted By bluesamurai22
Thumb FS Zero COndition

I have one and I like it a lot. Very inexpensive and good on cold days. I have ridden at just above freezing a few times and it was pretty good. I have a pair of FS Astro pants that are also a...
Forum: Thumpers 03-10-2006, 06:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,329
Posted By bluesamurai22
If you're new to dirt, a used DR350S is a pretty...

If you're new to dirt, a used DR350S is a pretty decent and very affordable choice. I barely had any dirt experience but I found that the bike was very easy to handle, not too tall and very...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2006, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 453
Posted By bluesamurai22
Sirius radio antenna

Anybody have any ideas for a cheaper or much more durable replacement antenna for an Xact radio?

The standard mini-coax antennas are basically garbage if you move them often.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-03-2006, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,285
Posted By bluesamurai22
Yup, just hook up the serial cable and run the...

Yup, just hook up the serial cable and run the update. Downloading Mapsource stuff is also easy. I did the same thing with my Rino's - put a set of maps on one and then the next group of maps on...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-01-2006, 02:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,318
Posted By bluesamurai22
60CX / CSX Update

Garmin put these up on Feb. 22. It looks like they let you load more maps for bigger cards.

This is for the 60CSX:


http://www.garmin.com/support/download_details.jsp?id=1245


there is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-01-2006, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,285
Posted By bluesamurai22
FYI: The Rino 120 is a bit better now with...

FYI:

The Rino 120 is a bit better now with the latest software update. There was no positional reporting on GMRS but with the update there is.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-01-2006, 06:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,285
Posted By bluesamurai22
I think you pretty much summed it up. The screen...

I think you pretty much summed it up. The screen is small, no autorouting and the memory is very limited. It's plenty tough and it's just okay as a gps - but it is better than nothing. At the very...
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2006, 09:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,714
Posted By bluesamurai22
I have done business with HT a few times and I...

I have done business with HT a few times and I would highly recommend them to anyone.

Like a few others have said, it's a small but busy operation. I would have cut them a little more slack.
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