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Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 79,973
Posted By TheBigSteve
It sounds like as of the last update, the SMH10...

It sounds like as of the last update, the SMH10 can do some audio mixing?

I'm not sure... Right now I'm just right on the edge between pre-ordering the 20s and just ordering the smh10

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Forum: Old's Cool 12-23-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16,168
Views: 9,687,143
Posted By TheBigSteve
I'm especially loving the police car in the...

I'm especially loving the police car in the background :p
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,059
Posted By TheBigSteve
The problem with disposables is that you have to...

The problem with disposables is that you have to keep a supply on hand. I went on a 4-month trip and continuously ran out of disposables (luckily I had some less-comfortable non-disposables with me...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-17-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,881
Posted By TheBigSteve
900KM/day is ABSOLUTELY doable, especially on...

900KM/day is ABSOLUTELY doable, especially on freeways. In the USA I've done ~2000km in a 24hour period (it was horrible and I don't recommend it, but it's absolutely doable if you don't value your...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-14-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,124
Posted By TheBigSteve
Unfortunately google maps has quite a few...

Unfortunately google maps has quite a few limitations that do bring things down (I don't think markers have any sort of permissions beyond publicly editable vs not publicly editable, they don't...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-27-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,257
Posted By TheBigSteve
How would you even bring that up at the DMV,...

How would you even bring that up at the DMV, though? I'm wondering if they've got a form somewhere... Otherwise I don't think quoting vehicle code at a dmv employee is going to get you anywhere.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-06-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,688
Posted By TheBigSteve
If it's for home use, I'll let someone bring...

If it's for home use, I'll let someone bring their work over and use a tool, but I won't necessarily let them take a tool to their work. If it's on a ride or something, I'll let someone borrow it,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2010, 02:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By TheBigSteve
Sounds like an awesome project, keep me updated. ...

Sounds like an awesome project, keep me updated.
I've been considering doing a similar thing except instead of a cheap arm processor, a netbook in a backpack. I've also been considering doing some...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2010, 02:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By TheBigSteve
Might I ask what the ARM will be doing? I'm...

Might I ask what the ARM will be doing? I'm interested. You might spread vaseline on the PCBs, I don't believe it's conductive, and it'll work as a pretty good layer of protection from condensation,...
Forum: The Garage 03-01-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,499
Posted By TheBigSteve
Do you guys grease any bolts before putting them...

Do you guys grease any bolts before putting them in in the first place? I've known some people who do that with good results, but IDK if I'd do it myself.
Forum: Australia 03-01-2010, 03:18 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,770
Posted By TheBigSteve
I love how you say there's still public trust,...

I love how you say there's still public trust, when they're too afraid of you to let you enter a service station with a helmet on :lol3
Forum: Australia 03-01-2010, 02:26 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,770
Posted By TheBigSteve
Personally I pay by card, so it charges an exact...

Personally I pay by card, so it charges an exact amount (self serve). People who pay cash make an educated guess and pay slightly under that amount. If they pay for more than they use, they can go...
Forum: Australia 03-01-2010, 02:16 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,770
Posted By TheBigSteve
Forgive me if this is insane, but everywhere here...

Forgive me if this is insane, but everywhere here requires you to present a method of payment before you get anything out of the pump. If you want a gallon of gas, you have to go in and pay the guy a...
Forum: Australia 02-28-2010, 03:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 957
Posted By TheBigSteve
Because a fly by wire bike would definitely get...

Because a fly by wire bike would definitely get more gravel stuck in its linkages? You state a weakness of a "manually" controlled bike and immediately say you'll never buy one that isn't. Pretty...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-08-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,590
Posted By TheBigSteve
Might want to try a wrench instead of a hammer...

Might want to try a wrench instead of a hammer next time.
:D
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2008, 11:23 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,257
Posted By TheBigSteve
Sorry to get this thread off track, but cmon guys...

Sorry to get this thread off track, but cmon guys there's like 50 other ABS threads.

I've taken a few physics courses myself. but one thing I don't know is the characteristics of tire rubber. I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,427
Posted By TheBigSteve
Oh, you.

Oh, you.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-29-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,427
Posted By TheBigSteve
Oh OK then, We can take away the brakes and...

Oh OK then, We can take away the brakes and engine and steering and just leave you with two wheels. ABS helps you control the motorcycle, just like the bearings in the wheels.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-28-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,187
Posted By TheBigSteve
Well, colder air = denser air = more oxygen in...

Well, colder air = denser air = more oxygen in the cylinder = more power at lower RPMs so that could make a difference
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2008, 02:59 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 22,208
Posted By TheBigSteve
Did I say it should be mandated? No. I said it...

Did I say it should be mandated? No. I said it makes as much sense as mandating helmets and seatbelts, which you appear not to have a huge problem with. I am all for letting retards kill themselves...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2008, 02:11 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 22,208
Posted By TheBigSteve
I'd honestly fuckin' love that. Anyway, as I...

I'd honestly fuckin' love that.

Anyway, as I said, on a street bike, it's a safety device. It makes just as much sense as mandating helmets and seat belts. Get over yourself.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-28-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,427
Posted By TheBigSteve
Yes, it's more expensive, but cmon man he's...

Yes, it's more expensive, but cmon man he's lookin for a BMW.
Heavy... it's like an extra 5 pounds. This is a 1200cc bike he's talking about.
Requires about as much maintenance as normal brakes....
Forum: Beasts 07-27-2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,024
Posted By TheBigSteve
*BZZZZZT* Wrong! It' s a length of ABS pipe! ...

*BZZZZZT*
Wrong!
It' s a length of ABS pipe!

He probably has it on there cuz he heard ABS keeps you from locking up your brakes.



Sorry, I had to. :lol3
http://www.abspipes.com/id.html
Forum: Battle scooters 07-27-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,257
Posted By TheBigSteve
Well I got it off, but broke off another of those...

Well I got it off, but broke off another of those pins doing it, uesd an impact, and scraped the hell out of the "clutch hub" with some fat pliers. I've cleaned it up and all that, now it's all back...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-27-2008, 09:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By TheBigSteve
Thumb While that's a little too far north for me, and...

While that's a little too far north for me, and the best bike I have is a 50cc junker moped, I'll still be keeping an eye on this thread.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 22,208
Posted By TheBigSteve
:norton

:norton
Forum: Battle scooters 07-27-2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,257
Posted By TheBigSteve
Well right now I'm stuck as hell, because of the...

Well right now I'm stuck as hell, because of the nut on the end of the shaft.
The damn thing just won't come loose, I've tried wd40, I've tried whackin it about with a hammer, I've tried heating...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2008, 05:08 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 22,208
Posted By TheBigSteve
I never said it reduces accidents. It just helps...

I never said it reduces accidents. It just helps prevent your wheels from locking. Just like helmets don't prevent accidents. They just help keep your head from knocking. Using your judgement is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2008, 04:14 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 22,208
Posted By TheBigSteve
No one ever said it was any sort of saviour. We...

No one ever said it was any sort of saviour. We said it was a useful safety device that everyone should seriously consider getting. MUCH LIKE A HELMET.
You made claims that it was useless by...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 22,208
Posted By TheBigSteve
Yeah, and helmets don't save every life either....

Yeah, and helmets don't save every life either. Get over yourself.
ATGATT is a way of thinking, every safety possible whenever possible, and I consider ABS a piece of safety equipment.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 22,208
Posted By TheBigSteve
Bluhduh Oh since you are all such great dirt riders who...

Oh since you are all such great dirt riders who know exactly how to ride on every surface, you don't need helmets either. nor boots. nor armor of any sort.

ABS is a safety device, you retards. It...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 22,208
Posted By TheBigSteve
Canola

Canola
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 903
Posted By TheBigSteve
While I have no idea if it would work: try...

While I have no idea if it would work: try loc-tite in the serrations.
Forum: Beasts 07-25-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,257
Posted By TheBigSteve
If ABS is functioning properly, it will not...

If ABS is functioning properly, it will not interfere with your braking UNLESS you are locking the wheels. And if you lock the wheels your braking isn't terribly good. If you don't lock the wheels,...
Forum: Australia 07-25-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 988
Posted By TheBigSteve
Unless he was driving from the passenger seat (or...

Unless he was driving from the passenger seat (or his vehicle is only one person wide), I don't know how he got that pic while driving. It's from the right side of the car :wink:

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Fuck,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-25-2008, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,475
Posted By TheBigSteve
I lay down my bike anytime I want to do a quick...

I lay down my bike anytime I want to do a quick stop. It's simply the fastest way to stop!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,408
Posted By TheBigSteve
http://www.livevideo.com/video/E2AF6249D9B0409EB8E...

http://www.livevideo.com/video/E2AF6249D9B0409EB8EEF2CDF163A394/how-to-ride-a-motorbike-for-th.aspx

In my case, the only motor"cycle" I have is a 30 year old moped with a kickstart and no key, so...
Forum: The Garage 07-25-2008, 02:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,218
Posted By TheBigSteve
Is the pump for spraying the solvent onto things?...

Is the pump for spraying the solvent onto things? if not, why not just stick a motor with like... paddles in the basin?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2008, 02:03 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 22,208
Posted By TheBigSteve
People claim that it's possible to stop faster...

People claim that it's possible to stop faster without ABS than with. It's not. If you can stop that fast without ABS, you can stop that fast with it. (Unless it's not functioning well)
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2008, 12:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,331
Posted By TheBigSteve
Pissed http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7414...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=7414325&postcount=294 :
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