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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-23-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,247
Posted By Badjuju
Just saw this on another MC forum. Stolen in...

Just saw this on another MC forum. Stolen in Tacoma. Very sad.

"storage trailer full of cannonball run classic HDs stolen from hotel last night. Lost is a big gray trailer w/cannonball logo, a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 36,967
Posted By Badjuju
Shoot, that isn't too bad. Wait until you start...

Shoot, that isn't too bad. Wait until you start to get mailings for hearing aids, assisted living communities, and--God help me--burial plots. :cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 36,967
Posted By Badjuju
Just a few months away from 64 and been riding...

Just a few months away from 64 and been riding since I was 14. Currently street riding an '09 DL650, a '10 Z1000, and a vintage '91 CBR600F2. Previous bikes in the last 10 years: '07 FJR, '09 FZ1,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,873
Posted By Badjuju
There are innumerable examples on ADV forums of...

There are innumerable examples on ADV forums of the sage axiom: Don't override your sight lines! Of course, it also applies to driving a car as well, and nearly impossible in practice at night on a...
Forum: Face plant 08-06-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,691
Posted By Badjuju
To be fair, it's very difficult--if not downright...

To be fair, it's very difficult--if not downright impossible, given that we are imperfect humans--to live without error. Luckily, 99% of our daily fuckups are non-lethal learning experiences. I've...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 20,343
Posted By Badjuju
Wait….I had to read thru 8 pages of this thread...

Wait….I had to read thru 8 pages of this thread to find out there's a Hot Nanny thread? Why the hell couldn't you have posted this info on the first page and a hot link to aforementioned thread? ...
Forum: Regional forums 07-28-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,618
Posted By Badjuju
If you plan on riding the entire Cherhola...

If you plan on riding the entire Cherhola Skyway/BRP/Skyline Dr in the fall, the thing you'll need most is patience! Too many leaf peepers in RVs doin' 10 under the 45 MPH limit. Frequent heavy fog...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 735
Posted By Badjuju
Second vote for the Lee Park Total Control...

Second vote for the Lee Park Total Control course. Expensive, but you learn a lot in a short amount of time. All done in a parking lot environment at relatively low speeds, but at the end of each...
Forum: Face plant 05-17-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,372
Posted By Badjuju
Ah yes….the old "Look before you leap"...

Ah yes….the old "Look before you leap" axiom.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-06-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,236
Posted By Badjuju
There you go--proof positive that...

There you go--proof positive that counter-steering is a myth!!! :rofl

That guys a rank amateur compared to these guys. Who says you should always be ATGATT?
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,155
Posted By Badjuju
Got a chuckle out of the "Stickers….Should I?"...

Got a chuckle out of the "Stickers….Should I?" post. A riding buddy and I used to ride dirt/singletrack together, and we would secretly 'stock up' on mfr and gear stickers from the local MC shops...
Forum: Beasts 04-20-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By Badjuju
Definitely a faring/"tupperware" bolt, most...

Definitely a faring/"tupperware" bolt, most likely one that joins TWO plastic pieces together, based on the depth of the shoulder. I'll wander out in a few and have a look see, but based on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,496
Posted By Badjuju
You didn't by any chance get the officer's badge...

You didn't by any chance get the officer's badge number, did you? I've got a bridge in Brooklyn I'd love to sell him…. :lol3
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,643
Posted By Badjuju
I've owned lots of bikes--several dozen over the...

I've owned lots of bikes--several dozen over the past 45+ years--and of all the bikes I've loved to ride most, it's the Wee. Make no mistake: there are better bikes, faster bikes, better handling...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,079
Posted By Badjuju
At least once every ride in the winter, but not...

At least once every ride in the winter, but not for the normal reason. Heavy winter mitts and close proximity of the horn button to the turn signal switch on my Suzuki occasionally leads to a toot...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-05-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 164,988
Posted By Badjuju
Welcome to Cinti--a great place to ride street. ...

Welcome to Cinti--a great place to ride street. Not so much if you're into DS or woods riding. Comet is an interesting venue. Whoever reviewed the place and said "welcoming staff" must be...
Forum: Beasts 03-26-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6,079
Views: 1,234,262
Posted By Badjuju
Excuse this question…if it has already been...

Excuse this question…if it has already been posted and discussed ad nauseum/ad infinitum, mea culpa, mea maxima culpa, but I couldn't bring myself to wade thru 368 pages of reading. So….

Has...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-20-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 164,988
Posted By Badjuju
Tom: Boy Howdy! You weren't kiddin' about the...

Tom: Boy Howdy! You weren't kiddin' about the diminished mental capacities. Bought a bike from ya, rode with ya before your accident several times, and now you can't remember my name….either you...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-16-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3,147
Views: 164,988
Posted By Badjuju
Hi, Tom!!!! How's things? Hope the leg is back...

Hi, Tom!!!! How's things? Hope the leg is back to semi-normal.

For resizing--I assume you're using MS Vista or similar--I use MS Picture Manager. Easier than Paint.
Forum: Beasts 02-15-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By Badjuju
What year of Wee is the modded shock for? If...

What year of Wee is the modded shock for? If it's from the '07 thru '11 years, I might be interested in making you an offer. My '09 stocker is feeling a bit tired and my BMI, uummm….is a bit more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,455
Posted By Badjuju
Strange story….but oddly compelling. :evil

Strange story….but oddly compelling. :evil
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-14-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 69,522
Views: 5,598,273
Posted By Badjuju
"I …. stopped by the "Ohio" thread...not really...

"I …. stopped by the "Ohio" thread...not really Ohio at all...at least not my part of Ohio...this thread is ruled by a group of Eastern Ohio Hill~Jacks…"

Jeez. I've lived in southwestern Ohio for...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-13-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 96,467
Posted By Badjuju
Anne. Hound/??? mix. About 99% nose-driven. ...

Anne. Hound/??? mix. About 99% nose-driven. OCD to the max, but hands-down the smartest dog I've had or known. Rescued at about 10 mos--9 yo now and still a pup. She's got the biggest smile/dog...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-12-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,281
Posted By Badjuju
It's a shame you couldn't make the hike up...

It's a shame you couldn't make the hike up Angel's Landing--one of the more spectacular trails in a supremely spectacular place! Very beautiful photography, BTW!!!
Forum: The Garage 02-11-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,152
Posted By Badjuju
Damn! Where the hell do you live that the...

Damn! Where the hell do you live that the freeze-thaw depth is at 5 ft? I want to stay away from there if at all possible. :eek1 As for thawing, I've helped a friend thaw his cistern line by...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,470
Posted By Badjuju
^^^This^^^

^^^This^^^
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,952
Posted By Badjuju
Agree that he seemed less than competent--for...

Agree that he seemed less than competent--for whatever reason--but my question is why did you even hang around in the same 'highway universe' as him? You on a 900# scoot and him in a 2-ton cage =...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,072
Posted By Badjuju
TIRE PRESSURE IS ONE OF THE BIGGIES in...

TIRE PRESSURE IS ONE OF THE BIGGIES in determining how a motorcycle will handle both on- and off-road. Following the manufacturer's recommendation will generally give you the best tire mileage but...
Forum: Regional forums 02-09-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 35,097
Posted By Badjuju
I attended this event last year with a bud who...

I attended this event last year with a bud who was pretty new at off-road riding. There are routes that can be ridden by everything from newbs to hard-core experienced single-track riders. The area...
Forum: Face plant 02-09-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,384
Posted By Badjuju
Not really. And...a duplicate thread. Already...

Not really. And...a duplicate thread. Already started elsewhere on ADVR.

Here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=953499
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,541
Posted By Badjuju
If your hand is uncomfortable with the reach to...

If your hand is uncomfortable with the reach to the lever due to small size, try to find a lever with adjustable reach, or see if you can fit a motocross/dirt style 2- or 3-finger lever to your bike....
Forum: The Garage 02-03-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,490
Posted By Badjuju
This is true for modern boats, but there are two...

This is true for modern boats, but there are two things to note that make this not applicable to motorcycles: 1) most if not all modern boats are equipped with either plastic or aluminum fuel tanks...
Forum: The Garage 02-01-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6,093
Views: 2,681,516
Posted By Badjuju
It's the "starting at $40K" that's the killer. ...

It's the "starting at $40K" that's the killer. That'd be just for the bare space. Some of those garage units look like double- or triple-wide and I'd guess the interior upgrades have to run into...
Forum: The Garage 01-31-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6,093
Views: 2,681,516
Posted By Badjuju
I almost hesitate to post this here, as it only...

I almost hesitate to post this here, as it only makes me feel inadequate about my space, or perhaps I should say "the size of it"…. :cry

Something to aspire to, and some real eye candy here. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 28,671
Posted By Badjuju
Great! Thanks to you, I just wrecked my dining...

Great! Thanks to you, I just wrecked my dining chair into the wifey's priceless china collection on the sideboard. Ya REALLY THINK she's gonna buy the ol' '…but honey, I was merely practicing...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-23-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,653
Posted By Badjuju
My best--and completely wild-ass and...

My best--and completely wild-ass and uneducated--guess as to what those odd structures are would water (rain/nightime dew) collection devices for a buried cistern tank. Used for watering cattle,...
Forum: The Garage 01-23-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,598
Posted By Badjuju
This is true, BUT…. Evaporative cooling is...

This is true, BUT….

Evaporative cooling is most pronounced on objects whose surface temperatures are significantly warmer than the ambient temperature, i.e., mammals during winter weather, or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 15,280
Posted By Badjuju
Nope. Not particularly true for carbed bikes,...

Nope. Not particularly true for carbed bikes, and certainly not true for FI bikes. An engine is nothing more than an air pump, and other than when under load (say during acceleration) the sweet...
Forum: Face plant 01-14-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,758
Posted By Badjuju
Agree. I've seen this video and you can see in...

Agree. I've seen this video and you can see in both normal speed and slo-mo view how the rider begins to angle his upper body/shoulders AWAY from the turn (to the high side) as the foot boards begin...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-13-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 89,039
Posted By Badjuju
Heading up Colorado River Road north of Dotsero ...

Heading up Colorado River Road north of Dotsero
...
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