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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,198
Posted By quasigentrified
squid protip: if you buy a liter gixxer, you...

squid protip: if you buy a liter gixxer, you never hafta leave 1st-- and it sounds cooler!
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 80,184
Posted By quasigentrified
any thoughts on the triumph speedmaster/america?...

any thoughts on the triumph speedmaster/america? most of my riding pals have switched to cruisers, and i'm debating joining them by picking one up. i've test ridden it and it's smooth and simple to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 774
Posted By quasigentrified
unless you're a harley aficionado, and then it's...

unless you're a harley aficionado, and then it's fun to ride a slow bike slow
:norton

YES I WENT THERE :deal
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 774
Posted By quasigentrified
the z1000 is monstrous at street speeds AND when...

the z1000 is monstrous at street speeds AND when i get a chance to open it up over 7k :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,196
Posted By quasigentrified
why not a 150-300cc scooter?

why not a 150-300cc scooter?
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 246,510
Posted By quasigentrified
is there a decent aftermarket brake fluid "piss...

is there a decent aftermarket brake fluid "piss cup" for the '10-'13 z that DOESN'T look like a medical container?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,669
Posted By quasigentrified
it's not about the bikes. it never has been. it's...

it's not about the bikes. it never has been. it's just another culture clash.

seriously, if the h-d folks never wore their "uniforms" would you even notice? you'd probably admire the bike instead...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 246,510
Posted By quasigentrified
pic just 'cuz: ...

pic just 'cuz:

http://i.imgur.com/PPbqWw0.jpg
Forum: Face plant 08-09-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,921
Posted By quasigentrified
this is true. my attention level wasn't where it...

this is true. my attention level wasn't where it should have been.

sliders ate almost all of the damage. definitely a worthy investment!
Forum: Face plant 08-06-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,921
Posted By quasigentrified
i've commuted for over 20k miles in rush hour,...

i've commuted for over 20k miles in rush hour, and it's a risk i accept. this is my first off, and i've (hopefully) leanred to NEVER let my guard down.
Forum: Face plant 08-05-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,921
Posted By quasigentrified
swiped at low speed, lowside

had an off today when a driver lurched into my lane to dodge an errant bicyclist in lovely redmond, wa. he bumped my luggage and gave me a right-side lowside at 5-8 mph.

parts where i fucked up: i...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 51,958
Posted By quasigentrified
you CAN own more'n one bike. i mean, just sayin',...

you CAN own more'n one bike. i mean, just sayin', you can own an fjr AND a scout. :norton
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 51,958
Posted By quasigentrified
think i'd rather have the gunner, although the...

think i'd rather have the gunner, although the price is sweet...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-30-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,218
Posted By quasigentrified
i dunno, i side with jerry here. remove the boxer...

i dunno, i side with jerry here. remove the boxer heads and you're left with a blobby plastic mess just like the pc800. the rt is the 1990's ford taurus of motorbikes, looks-wise!

i'm sure they're...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-30-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,182
Posted By quasigentrified
never had a problem slingin the bv350 around in...

never had a problem slingin the bv350 around in downtown seattle/queen anne hill.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-29-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,218
Posted By quasigentrified
i think the r1200rt is catbutt fugly. i wouldn't...

i think the r1200rt is catbutt fugly. i wouldn't ride it even if it did kegels and called itself cate blanchett.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,701
Posted By quasigentrified
about a year ago i was riding a bv350 scoot...

about a year ago i was riding a bv350 scoot between sequim and port townsend on hwy 104. posted speeds are 50-60, i was ambling along at 65-ish when i chance upon a trio of "pirates" going 45-50,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 374,505
Posted By quasigentrified
most if not all of the harley folks on this forum...

most if not all of the harley folks on this forum seem legit (meaning they ride a lot and know a great deal about other brands but simply prefer harleys for riding preference reasons) -- i mean,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,621
Posted By quasigentrified
if i'm in the vicinity if my bike, i'll hang my...

if i'm in the vicinity if my bike, i'll hang my helmet from my left frame slider. shrug
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9,016
Views: 1,796,067
Posted By quasigentrified
not from a stupid person or while stopped, but...

not from a stupid person or while stopped, but from my 10-year-old daughter

her <points a bike going by>: "errr, what is that bike called?"

me: "hm, looks like a v-strom."

her: "oh, i...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-21-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,218
Posted By quasigentrified
i know exactly which dealership that is... :-( ...

i know exactly which dealership that is... :-(

their service desk is pretty decent, though!
Forum: Battle scooters 07-21-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,218
Posted By quasigentrified
i got a brand new (nos) 2012 z1000 for $8500 otd...

i got a brand new (nos) 2012 z1000 for $8500 otd ($10,500 msrp + fees + tax = over $13K normally), so there are deals to be had here in seattle!
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 11,240
Posted By quasigentrified
riding for respect...so that's a thing. man, with...

riding for respect...so that's a thing. man, with my vespa, i got that one ALL wrong. :cry :evil :freaky
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,011
Posted By quasigentrified
california? based on his choices, wouldn't the...

california? based on his choices, wouldn't the griso suit him better?

of the two in the op, the diavel hands down. the boxer is boring relative to it.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-18-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,657
Posted By quasigentrified
ah, i grok jerry, here. the enfield and stella...

ah, i grok jerry, here. the enfield and stella are nostalgia bombs. he bought them because they are emblems of another time, when he discovered two wheels and developed his love for the hobby.

his...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,656
Posted By quasigentrified
weight the pegs (especially the outside peg) and...

weight the pegs (especially the outside peg) and use your hips while you rotate your torso and neck into the turn. drag the rear and modulate the clutch/throttle to control speed. it took me quite a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 9,016
Views: 1,796,067
Posted By quasigentrified
when i had the ctx700 (full fairing dn-01 v2.0...

when i had the ctx700 (full fairing dn-01 v2.0 model), i used to get compliments from non-riders ALL THE TIME. i was happy SOMEONE liked it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9,016
Views: 1,796,067
Posted By quasigentrified
at the risk of sounding a bit racist, when i told...

at the risk of sounding a bit racist, when i told this to a coworker, he suggested that the dude wanted to ride it because he didn't have a license, and that he "knows folks who think scooters don't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 9,016
Views: 1,796,067
Posted By quasigentrified
rode the scooter to work today. truck pulls...

rode the scooter to work today.

truck pulls up beside me at a suburban intersection.

"ese! ese!"

"what's up?"

"ayo, how do you ride that thing?"
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,204
Posted By quasigentrified
seems weird to name bikes, but i do call my z1000...

seems weird to name bikes, but i do call my z1000 "the zed" and the f800 "fraulein 800" ('cuz the boxer snobs call it a "girl's bike") so go figure. the vespa didn't get a namelike epithet. :cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,215
Posted By quasigentrified
i wave at everyone, even and especially scooters,...

i wave at everyone, even and especially scooters, unless i'm downshifting quickly or in a really technical section of road. i don't expect a return wave. if my wave pisses you off, consider it my...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 52,390
Posted By quasigentrified
IT IS NOW :wink: :evil

IT IS NOW :wink: :evil
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-13-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,729
Posted By quasigentrified
ha ha, i have no desire to do so. i am quite...

ha ha, i have no desire to do so. i am quite content in my pragmatist's life. :1drink
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,832
Posted By quasigentrified
f800gs. also, which ninja? 300, 650, 1000?

f800gs.

also, which ninja? 300, 650, 1000?
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,506
Posted By quasigentrified
http://i.imgur.com/0FaRUGf.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/0FaRUGf.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,506
Posted By quasigentrified
love my f800st. comfy (for me), eats up miles,...

love my f800st. comfy (for me), eats up miles, and when the road gets twisty: :evil :D :clap:eek1

seriously, the fake boxer roar when winding up hard from the lower revs after each shift is a huge...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7,870
Views: 1,171,345
Posted By quasigentrified
i saw the white vfr800 in person and sat it....

i saw the white vfr800 in person and sat it. fit-and-finish is FLAWLESS. god i hope honda keeps it in the us lineup for a few more years.
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 52,390
Posted By quasigentrified
lake city powersports in seattle has a beautiful...

lake city powersports in seattle has a beautiful white one. the temptation, it wounds...

http://i.imgur.com/LYX6ZAZ.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-13-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,729
Posted By quasigentrified
some people are dreamers. i respect that, as i am...

some people are dreamers. i respect that, as i am not one. the best to you, clif!
Forum: Battle scooters 07-13-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,055
Posted By quasigentrified
you are livin the dream, cap'n! :clap

you are livin the dream, cap'n! :clap
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