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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,710
Posted By Nevada
Safety - headlight & brakelight modulators, horn,...

Safety - headlight & brakelight modulators, horn, aux lighting.
Ergonomics - windshield.
Function - Top case, hitch & trailer, tankbag, etc
Comfort - seat, heated doohickeys, etc.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,710
Posted By Nevada
You use Elton John, fart, and crap in the same...

You use Elton John, fart, and crap in the same post, and you complain that a word sounds like a sex crime? :fpalm
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-18-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 686
Posted By Nevada
Sounds like you REALLY need to live in...

Sounds like you REALLY need to live in Enterprise. Small town, unlike Cedar which is a gosh darned CITY for crying out loud.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 17,059
Posted By Nevada
Nope. The S1000 is a better liter bike than...

Nope. The S1000 is a better liter bike than anything coming out of Japan.
The K1600GT is a "better" SPORT-touring bike than anything out of Japan.
The K1600GTL is a "better" luxury touring bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 30,779
Views: 7,411,346
Posted By Nevada
It's a conspiracy, man. It's Big Oil, er, Big...

It's a conspiracy, man. It's Big Oil, er, Big Rubber, man. They're out to screw you. Watch out for the TrojanTire.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 30,779
Views: 7,411,346
Posted By Nevada
More complete description in this post...

More complete description in this post (http://gl1800riders.com/forums/showthread.php?357315-RIP-Ramjeto&p=4236873&viewfull=1#post4236873):

Illustrates why one should stay on their own side of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 30,779
Views: 7,411,346
Posted By Nevada
How long will you be out? How comfortable do...

How long will you be out?

How comfortable do you want to be?

What else will you be doing while out?

Will you be alone the entire time?

While I'll agree that carrying that much may be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-10-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 21,879
Views: 1,930,648
Posted By Nevada
No Doohickey, no thong. :evil

No Doohickey, no thong. :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 30,779
Views: 7,411,346
Posted By Nevada
Just rolled over one of them big ol' wads of...

Just rolled over one of them big ol' wads of chew(ing gum) hawked out by the Manly Man Gorilla King.



He better HOPE she doesn't see that before he gets it replaced.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 30,779
Views: 7,411,346
Posted By Nevada
Not looking very far through the corner....

Not looking very far through the corner....
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-06-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,342
Posted By Nevada
Congrats!! :clap I hope you enjoy it. I'm...

Congrats!! :clap I hope you enjoy it. I'm curious as to why you didn't consider the Tiger 800XC?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-06-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,955
Posted By Nevada
Disagree. Those guys are demonstrating that a...

Disagree. Those guys are demonstrating that a bike is MORE than just a child's toy or transport for folks who can't get a car.
Forum: Vendors 09-06-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,929
Posted By Nevada
Hah!!! Perfect riding weather my ass! The...

Hah!!! Perfect riding weather my ass! The scariest ride of my life was on the Big Island. Nothing quite like riding through Volcano NP as it's getting dark, it's raining (duh, rain forest) and the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,936
Posted By Nevada
False, see below. False. Cars,...

False, see below.


False. Cars, motorcycles, almost any thing you can name lasts longer now than it did in the past. That doesn't mean we won't throw it away though.


Maybe true, but...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,936
Posted By Nevada
Aaaaaand, how many apartment dwellers have 220v...

Aaaaaand, how many apartment dwellers have 220v in their parking space? Heck, how many apartment dwellers have ANY power in their parking space? If, that is, they even have a parking space.

So,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,936
Posted By Nevada
Has it been designed and engineered offshore? ...

Has it been designed and engineered offshore? Nothing I've seen speaks to that subject one way or the other.
Forum: The Garage 09-05-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,955
Posted By Nevada
KSL (similar to Craigslist), $600 for a B.O.B....

KSL (similar to Craigslist), $600 for a B.O.B. 1500
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,139
Posted By Nevada
The wheel changes do nothing without improving...

The wheel changes do nothing without improving suspension travel. I'd boost the suspension to 6-7" or so. An adventure bike does not need 10" of suspension travel. (Note: an "adventure" bike is...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-04-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,967
Posted By Nevada
The CTX uglies are occupying the floorspace where...

The CTX uglies are occupying the floorspace where Honda America would put the Integra, i.e. we're getting those fuglies rather than the schweet looking Integra.

As for the Silverwing, I would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,287
Posted By Nevada
uhhhh, no there aren't. The closest to a "huge...

uhhhh, no there aren't. The closest to a "huge expanse of nothing" that I've seen in my 4 decades + in the West would be the western plains of Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas, and...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,290
Posted By Nevada
A lot of electrons have been shed on the subject...

A lot of electrons have been shed on the subject of the Bonnie's weight, and why they are a bit on the porky side.

I'm going to offer four reasons:

1) Reliability. The modern Bonnies are...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,603
Posted By Nevada
Due to a variety of factors, there are very few...

Due to a variety of factors, there are very few kids today who would have the opportunity to do what you've just described. Not a lot of jobs for teenagers, much less 8 year olds.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-04-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,660
Posted By Nevada
THIS! Also, they're basically eliminating...

THIS!

Also, they're basically eliminating any legal motorized transportation for DUI offenders. So it's either public transportation (if it is viable for the offendor), bicycling, walking, or...
Forum: Beasts 09-03-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,328
Posted By Nevada
The heat on the ST1300 can vary quite a bit from...

The heat on the ST1300 can vary quite a bit from bike to bike. Once you then add the different gear folks wear, different environmental conditions and different heat sensitivity of the riders, and it...
Forum: The Garage 09-03-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6,040
Views: 2,606,950
Posted By Nevada
No, no, no. You're supposed to use cloth...

No, no, no. You're supposed to use cloth adhesive tape. Just make sure that you thoroughly impregnate it with Vaseline after you've wrapped the wires to keep any moisture out.



:eek1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 93,373
Posted By Nevada
I am an ATGATT guy, as a default principle. As...

I am an ATGATT guy, as a default principle. As far as practical, I have always been an ATGATT guy in principle, with the understanding that "practical" on a bicycle is different from practical on a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 30,779
Views: 7,411,346
Posted By Nevada
AND, it's takes a lot longer to get medical help...

AND, it's takes a lot longer to get medical help to ya, and get ya to the hospital if necessary.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 30,779
Views: 7,411,346
Posted By Nevada
"drivers loaded with testosterone" <> Miata...

"drivers loaded with testosterone" <> Miata driver

:drums
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 194,600
Posted By Nevada
Nope. The depreciation on trucks is 5 years. ...

Nope. The depreciation on trucks is 5 years. The big companies are replacing their trucks a lot quicker than that.


True, but people making the "keep it forever" very rarely consider the costs...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2013, 02:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,023
Posted By Nevada
Virgin River Gorge. Interstate 15's short run...

Virgin River Gorge. Interstate 15's short run through Arizona between Littlefield, AZ and St. George, UT.

Another good slab stretch is I-80 between Salt Lake City and the Wyoming border.

This...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3,709
Views: 640,225
Posted By Nevada
Cali riders, and those who frequent Cali, will be...

Cali riders, and those who frequent Cali, will be concerned with the width. An extra foot of width can eliminate a lot of lane splitting opportunities.

Then there are the folks who have to pass...
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,129
Posted By Nevada
PitBulls with an ST1300? Interesting.... could...

PitBulls with an ST1300? Interesting.... could you post up some pics?
Forum: Beasts 08-28-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2,687
Views: 507,786
Posted By Nevada
bahhh!! Nobody is ever stranded in Silverton. ...

bahhh!! Nobody is ever stranded in Silverton. You can just take the train out to Durango. :evil
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By Nevada
Does anybody know of a good web video on this...

Does anybody know of a good web video on this topic? Do's and Don't's, tips, etc.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-28-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,209
Posted By Nevada
My feet are somewhat difficult to fit properly. ...

My feet are somewhat difficult to fit properly. Small, wide forefoot, narrow heel, very high arches. I gotta try 'em on. Sadly, Alpinestars no longer produces the model I've got that's about worn...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-28-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,209
Posted By Nevada
SoCal boot sources??

I'll be in Southern California (Garden Grove to be somewhat more precise) this upcoming weekend, and would like to take the opportunity to get myself some new riding boots.

Can y'all point me to a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 194,600
Posted By Nevada
Depends on the vehicle. And the other costs of...

Depends on the vehicle. And the other costs of having your vehicle in for maintenance. ("uh, yeah, boss, I'm not going to be able to make it in today, my cars in the shop." "Yes. Again." ... )
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 194,600
Posted By Nevada
Except that the numbers y'all are tossing about...

Except that the numbers y'all are tossing about are incomplete. Buy a new car for 26k. Drive it until the warranty expires (5 years for our example.) Sell it for 13k. Cost you 13k to drive.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 93,373
Posted By Nevada
I haven't quite decided yet. Perhaps we should...

I haven't quite decided yet. Perhaps we should do a scientific poll? :deal

On a totally different note (warning: thread hijack commencing ): I'm going to be down there in SoCal this coming...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 93,373
Posted By Nevada
Not even close. I started wearing...

Not even close.


I started wearing bicycle helmets when the first ones came out, imaginatively named the "Skid-Lid'. This was before ANY states had helmet laws for cyclists. I've been wearing...
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