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Forum: Face plant 10-15-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 26,951
Posted By wax808
The gears of Karma are always in motion..... ...

The gears of Karma are always in motion..... sometimes you feel it instantly.


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 11,221
Posted By wax808
I didn't read the whole thread, so this might...

I didn't read the whole thread, so this might have been stated already.


I believe there are some statistics out there that show that having a few beers is much more likely to end in an accident...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2009, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By wax808
Inmate sighting in Spokane, 6:35 pm 5-16-09

On Division street.

You: riding some BMW (gs 800?) wearing a silver Arai XD. You had a FYYFF sticker.

Me: in my cage. :(. A blue WRX. I gave you the salute, I've never flipped a...
Forum: Face plant 07-29-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,737
Posted By wax808
Thanks for the obligatory ADV injection of doubt,...

Thanks for the obligatory ADV injection of doubt, but I think the study speaks volumes about what should be common sense.

Regardless of what you think the validity of the results are based on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2008, 02:19 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 21,639
Posted By wax808
While it wouldn't dictate the bike I would buy, ...

While it wouldn't dictate the bike I would buy, I would take ABS as an option without a doubt.

Why wouldn't you? Whats the downside?


There are too many deer where I live. I swear they...
Forum: Face plant 07-21-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,306
Posted By wax808
Don't forget about being too happy. My close...

Don't forget about being too happy. My close call came when I had a big shit-eating grin on my face.

I was riding to my friends house a block away because I forgot my gloves there. Beautiful...
Forum: Face plant 07-21-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,737
Posted By wax808
One of the most overlooked factors in heart...

One of the most overlooked factors in heart attack risk is one of the easiest to fix very quickly.

Stay hydrated every day.


More than five glasses of water a day will cut your risk by 62%...
Forum: Face plant 12-04-2007, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,418
Posted By wax808
Word..... It's a demon for motorcyclists. ...

Word.....

It's a demon for motorcyclists. Especially the poker run crowd. Think about it, a lot of these guys are in a socail setting controlling a huge bike, a bit of anxiety is normal for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2006, 11:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,263
Posted By wax808
I wear a white jacket and a silver helmet. I...

I wear a white jacket and a silver helmet. I also run a headlight modulator.

People think I'm a cop. Well not everyone, but the idiots on cell phones sure as hell do. Their brains just dont...
Forum: Face plant 07-14-2006, 03:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,816
Posted By wax808
Wow thats beautiful. Why did we enslave Barabro...

Wow thats beautiful. Why did we enslave Barabro and make him race for our pleasure?! He paid the price for the entertainment of the mass of rich caviar conniseurs.



I feel bad for any...
Forum: Face plant 07-13-2006, 09:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,067
Posted By wax808
Godspeed Ron, When first reading one...

Godspeed Ron,



When first reading one of these posts about a fellow rider who has passed, I always think it is going to be one of those anxiety inducing threads about how one of our own had...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2006, 12:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,697
Posted By wax808
SV650 or better yet a Super Sherpa

SV650 or better yet a Super Sherpa
Forum: Face plant 06-28-2006, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,535
Posted By wax808
Hope I never have to use that tactic, but I am...

Hope I never have to use that tactic, but I am always ready. Maybe even too ready, sometimes I think I position myself too close to the side of the lane in anticipation of what could happen.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2006, 10:33 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,737
Posted By wax808
I didnt read all the pages of this debate.. but...

I didnt read all the pages of this debate.. but I wanted to give some advice to the OP.

If you are on a big dual sport and something like that happens again just use your dual sport and hop a...
Forum: Face plant 06-14-2006, 12:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,382
Posted By wax808
Yeah... Rob jumped off the scooter and tried to...

Yeah... Rob jumped off the scooter and tried to run out of the way. The car missed the scooter and hit him instead. Rob died of massive head and chest injuries.

Rob worked with one of my good...
Forum: Face plant 06-09-2006, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,752
Posted By wax808
Shouldnt have put a foot down first of all, the...

Shouldnt have put a foot down first of all, the rider felt the bike was unstable and couldnt gain control. Putting some weight down on the pegs might have helped rather than taking it off. Maybe...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2006, 01:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,661
Posted By wax808
I am by far the most visible rider I have ever...

I am by far the most visible rider I have ever seen in my hometown.


http://www.ant-racing.com/upload/Silver-M.jpg

http://146.82.66.176/changepics/148_ic_40.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2006, 11:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,463
Posted By wax808
http://thekneeslider.com/images/iconvest.jpg ...

http://thekneeslider.com/images/iconvest.jpg


Here is what I wear under my jacket. It stays in place and is suprisingly comfortable. It breathes well. It has nice sternum protection.

The...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2006, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,470
Posted By wax808
Alot of those pics really made me smile. Very...

Alot of those pics really made me smile. Very cool....
Forum: Face plant 06-02-2006, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,106
Posted By wax808
Thank God the kid that died wasnt driving a fast...

Thank God the kid that died wasnt driving a fast car. I bet it sounded fast though....
Forum: Face plant 06-01-2006, 04:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,892
Posted By wax808
It looks like Rachel Ledford was a hardcore...

It looks like Rachel Ledford was a hardcore chick.... It's too bad what happened to her.

I have alot of respect for girls like that, even if they are somewhat reckless. One of my good friends...
Forum: Face plant 06-01-2006, 03:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,298
Posted By wax808
Thats classic! Word up on the situational...

Thats classic!


Word up on the situational awareness.

A month or so ago I was riding up on a road that has a very steep hill off to the side. I see tire marks in front of me that look very...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2006, 10:54 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,022
Posted By wax808
I'd wear something like this if it was...

I'd wear something like this if it was comfortable and offered superior protection... But then again I would also ride like a goddamned madman...
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Forum: Face plant 05-26-2006, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,388
Posted By wax808
Im glad you are ok.... Reason #10 to ride...

Im glad you are ok....

Reason #10 to ride a tall bike. I had the same thing happen on my DRZ last year but the car didnt actually hit me, it did get close enough to where I thought my leg...
Forum: Face plant 05-11-2006, 02:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 864
Posted By wax808
Always headcheck.....

Last night a buddy and I were doing some late night riding around town. I see a city bus at the stop light in front of me. So I prepare to merge into the left lane go get beside it at the light. I...
Forum: Beasts 05-10-2006, 03:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,084
Posted By wax808
I want a Uly soooooo bad. I am gonna pay off my...

I want a Uly soooooo bad. I am gonna pay off my DRZ this year and hopefully get one in the spring. A few months more of practice on the DRZ wont hurt. At least I am used to a tall bike even...
Forum: Face plant 05-05-2006, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,020
Posted By wax808
That's insane.... Looking at the front of that...

That's insane.... Looking at the front of that bike I really dont see how he could have been in good shape going into the river.

Even when you do go into water with gear on it must be a freaky...
Forum: Face plant 05-04-2006, 03:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,659
Posted By wax808
A few months ago I had the pleasure of almost...

A few months ago I had the pleasure of almost getting into a head on collision on a one way with a COP! He was yapping away on his cell phone and took a wrong turn, no lights or anything. I laid...
Forum: Beasts 05-02-2006, 09:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,912
Posted By wax808
Dont worry about not being able to put your feet...

Dont worry about not being able to put your feet down on the street when on a tall bike. I have a DRZ and have to tiptoe it everywhere. I never have a problem on the street. The only issues I ever...
Forum: Face plant 05-01-2006, 04:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,566
Posted By wax808
I like the way you are thinking... but I doubt...

I like the way you are thinking... but I doubt that a chip like that could ever really be put to use in todays environment. The idea would be too tough to implement. Plus its kinda scary.

Here...
Forum: Face plant 04-28-2006, 11:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,627
Posted By wax808
Thats a horrible story.... thanks for sharing...

Thats a horrible story.... thanks for sharing it.

I have made a few deals with myself about riding.

1. I can never have a drop of alcohol and ride.

2. I never ride on the birthdays of my...
Forum: Face plant 04-27-2006, 12:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,578
Posted By wax808
Dude...... you are the...

Dude...... you are the man!!!!!:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Face plant 04-27-2006, 12:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,578
Posted By wax808
When you install the modulator do a new headlight...

When you install the modulator do a new headlight bulb at the same time. I went with a Silverstar for my DRZ. The light is alot brighter, and with the modulator it lights up reflective road signs...
Forum: Face plant 04-26-2006, 11:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,406
Posted By wax808
When you do that you let them win...... The...

When you do that you let them win......

The streets belong to anyone on two wheels as much as those in cars....
Forum: Face plant 04-25-2006, 03:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,082
Posted By wax808
Poor guy :( I am pretty paranoid about left...

Poor guy :(

I am pretty paranoid about left hand turners, I installed a Sylvania Silerstar and have a headlight modulator on my Bright setting. It is bright as hell and really annoying. You...
Forum: Face plant 04-25-2006, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,906
Posted By wax808
At least you got a good campfire story out of...

At least you got a good campfire story out of it....

I'm glad you are ok, thats some scary shit....
Forum: Face plant 04-20-2006, 11:29 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,149
Posted By wax808
I went for a short ride yesterday. It was the...

I went for a short ride yesterday. It was the first truly nice day of the year here in Spokane, and I was taking it all in. I was being paranoid as usual, watching my six at every stoplight. ...
Forum: Face plant 04-19-2006, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,904
Posted By wax808
Last year I was riding back to my friends house...

Last year I was riding back to my friends house on a nice sunny day when a wasp got stuck in between my glasses and face. It was the first time it had ever happened to me and I freaked out and shook...
Forum: Face plant 04-17-2006, 10:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,627
Posted By wax808
My first bike was a 50cc Honda Aero Scooter.... ...

My first bike was a 50cc Honda Aero Scooter.... thank god. I dont think I possessed the self control to handle a big sportbike when I was 15.

I still have issues with pushing the envelope. I...
Forum: Face plant 04-17-2006, 10:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,909
Posted By wax808
Thanks for the insight. It is amazing how...

Thanks for the insight. It is amazing how people went without full face helmets for decades.

We spent Easter Sunday on the Colville Reservation with family. The little town we were in always...
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