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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,869
Posted By NBeener
I'm out. Bye, guys.

I'm out.

Bye, guys.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,869
Posted By NBeener
It's fairer if you quote people accurately. Me,...

It's fairer if you quote people accurately. Me, for instance:




They CAN hurt as much as they help.

And they can.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,869
Posted By NBeener
I really don't care much for politics, but ......

I really don't care much for politics, but ... saying that prescription drugs can hurt as much as they help, or that Western Medicine doesn't have all the answers ... is neither partisan nor...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-29-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,869
Posted By NBeener
I'm distressed and amazed by the number of...

I'm distressed and amazed by the number of similar stories I've heard, since I've begun to share mine.

I "met" a lady at the South end of FC who has been in therapy for several years, having gone...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,869
Posted By NBeener
The Rick: Agreed. Former Volunteer...

The Rick:

Agreed.

Former Volunteer Firefighter, myself. Planned to try to do charity work in this community.

Not too excited at the prospect now......
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,869
Posted By NBeener
Let's have a beer one day. I'll regale you...

Let's have a beer one day.

I'll regale you with the stories of all of MY adventures as a disabled person.

But then I got sick.

Tough combination.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,869
Posted By NBeener
Truer words were never spoken .....

Truer words were never spoken .....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,869
Posted By NBeener
Thanks very much for the names. Will follow up. ...

Thanks very much for the names. Will follow up.

The money to sue ?? It sure didn't start that way, and wasn't presented to us as even possibly BEING that high.

But I couldn't move.

I'm...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,869
Posted By NBeener
I will. Many thanks.

I will.

Many thanks.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,869
Posted By NBeener
I get that. And you'll find my posts on a...

I get that.

And you'll find my posts on a woodworking forum, too. Doesn't mean I spent 8hrs/day in the shop.

To be fair-minded is to ask questions -- not to assume. Joining a club isn't...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,869
Posted By NBeener
It IS understandable. Questioning my sanity...

It IS understandable.

Questioning my sanity ? A bit over the top, no ??

I'm visually impaired. I pretty much don't look while I type -- too tough on my eyes.

The third-person style of that...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2012, 06:23 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,869
Posted By NBeener
Also, here's the funny part.... I'm not a...

Also, here's the funny part....

I'm not a litigious person. I had NO intention of EVER suing ANYBODY.

Nor did I EVER imagine that asking neighbors to stop their dogs from barking ridiculously...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,869
Posted By NBeener
You can ask Lieutenant Harold Dean. He knows the...

You can ask Lieutenant Harold Dean. He knows the story, has met with me, and has been to my house.

Yeah. Tough crowd.....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2012, 06:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,869
Posted By NBeener
You can simply look back through my posts by...

You can simply look back through my posts by using the site's features.

I went to a WARPED. Some of the AdvRiders DO know me.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-28-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,869
Posted By NBeener
Tough crowd. What am/was I asking for ?? ...

Tough crowd.

What am/was I asking for ??

"I want the story to go viral. If it can help prevent this from happening to somebody else, I want it to.* If the story can get in front of somebody who...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,869
Posted By NBeener
Ff needs help

In the last 3yrs ... my 2007 R1200GS has seen about 100 miles. Horrible story.

Of course, here's the bike, first:
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,961
Posted By NBeener
I think it's actually termed "rotational inertia"...

I think it's actually termed "rotational inertia" or "rotational mass," but you've got the right idea about what effect it has.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,190
Posted By NBeener
These things were NOT meant to be operated in...

These things were NOT meant to be operated in sunny, rainy, or otherwise wet conditions.

Jeez. Didn't any of you read your manual ?

:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 07-27-2010, 12:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,721
Posted By NBeener
You're right, but .... fukkem' Camelback ......

You're right, but .... fukkem'

Camelback ... on my MTB, on my (beautiful) road bikes, and ... on my GS.

Maybe man survived for 000's of years without them, but ... it's HOT where I live, and...
Forum: The Garage 07-23-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,913
Posted By NBeener
Doesn't ONE of those re-grow hair, too ?? ;)

Doesn't ONE of those re-grow hair, too ??

;)
Forum: The Garage 07-23-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,913
Posted By NBeener
Haven't run ANYTHING in my GS, but ... in the day...

Haven't run ANYTHING in my GS, but ... in the day ... my new (crate motor) 454cid Chevy motor ... in my motorhome ... tank in and tank out ... got 1.5-2.0 mpg better when I ran MMO in the gas tank...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-15-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,212
Posted By NBeener
VonHelm.... There's something different...

VonHelm....

There's something different about the packing styles of those two bikes.

Wait.

Don't tell me.

I'll get it :D
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By NBeener
I was one post above you, but ... if you were...

I was one post above you, but ... if you were asking me ....

My HIDs draw 35W - lo beam, and 35W - hi beam
My Cibie Oscar SC cornering lamps draw 110W, the pair
My Hella FF200 fog (conspicuity)...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-13-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,041
Posted By NBeener
Ahem. Excuse me, but ... WHEN was it about...

Ahem.

Excuse me, but ... WHEN was it about NEEDING auxiliary lights ? :lol3

http://lh6.ggpht.com/_WVVYjLCNo2w/Sv17Nseqk3I/AAAAAAAAAP0/45d_SfdwBC4/s512/514446689503.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,694
Posted By NBeener
Christ. You're gonna' GUILT me into CLEANING...

Christ.

You're gonna' GUILT me into CLEANING mine !

I haven't even pulled the last BIRD outta' there :D

Just by the bike ... looks like it was a great trip :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,053
Posted By NBeener
Check your manual. NOT designed for...

Check your manual.

NOT designed for operation in either wind or rain!

:evil
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By NBeener
But my understanding is that ... the incessant...

But my understanding is that ... the incessant bouncing ... up and down, up and down, up and down -- particularly when secured by nothing but a flimsy piece of cloth -- will.

Oh, G-- Dammit. I'm...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 519
Posted By NBeener
I thought the issue was with the top case, no? ...

I thought the issue was with the top case, no?

But ... to answer your question ... if it would make you feel better to strap them down, then ... why not do it ??

I don't do it, but ....

a)...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By NBeener
Brew a pot of coffee, and then read/follow this: ...

Brew a pot of coffee, and then read/follow this:

http://www.danielsternlighting.com/tech/aim/aim.html

Good old Daniel Stern. Never say in 25 words what can just as easily be said in 300 :D
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,994
Posted By NBeener
:huh . . . . Whatever. . . . .

:huh
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Whatever.
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Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,039
Posted By NBeener
My K100RT had the gloveboxes, too. Left one...

My K100RT had the gloveboxes, too.

Left one had the stereo.

Right one had .... who actually ******* KNOWS what it had. It was just full of crap ... that I never really used, anyway!

These...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-16-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,108
Posted By NBeener
They're distracted, while driving, because...

They're distracted, while driving, because they're usually "Focusing On The Family."

Beautiful town you've got there, but .... :yikes for a fair number of them.

OTOH, I think you have Matt...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,783
Posted By NBeener
Had your BMW long ??? This is pretty...

Had your BMW long ???

This is pretty standard, garden-variety Corporate Communications, from BMW NA.

BUT ... I'm actually pretty impressed that they (apparently) have somebody posting here. I...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2010, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,411
Posted By NBeener
I find that after 2-3 hours, the aching morphs...

I find that after 2-3 hours, the aching morphs into a rather sharp pain, but that -- after another 2-3 hours, you're pretty much dead, down there, and can keep on going ... pretty much forever.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,108
Posted By NBeener
You're down in the Springs, huh? I'd just go...

You're down in the Springs, huh?

I'd just go left.

Nothing much off to the right, anyway.

You're welcome.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,994
Posted By NBeener
Itu adalah sebuah sepeda motor INDAH. Saya...

Itu adalah sebuah sepeda motor INDAH.

Saya berharap anda yang JUTA bahagia dan tidak masalah batu di atasnya, dan NO pertemuan menakutkan dengan mereka van penghantaran yang anda lihat di...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2010, 01:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,889
Posted By NBeener
It seems silly, technologically dated,...

It seems silly, technologically dated, stylistically anachronistic, hopelessly underpowered, likely to be unreliable AND difficult to service, offers FEW of the true advantages of two-wheeled travel...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By NBeener
I've decided what's going on, here. It's NOT...

I've decided what's going on, here.

It's NOT MEANT to tell you remaining fuel level.

It's meant to give you a ROUGH indication of the TEMPERATURE OF the fuel in your tank.

Think about it.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,780
Posted By NBeener
Okay. I'm in the "to each his own" camp. ...

Okay.

I'm in the "to each his own" camp.

As long as he likes it, then ... more power to him.

But ... fair warning.

If I EVER see THAT guy coming toward MY GS with anything even remotely...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2010, 09:04 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,913
Posted By NBeener
Just have to get creative....

I have covers for all (four) of my auxiliary lights.

Before I take it into the shop, I take a picture OF the shop's interior.

Then, I print OUT the picture OF the shop's interior, and blow it...
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