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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 35,674
Views: 9,031,798
Posted By Xaque
Uhhhh... yep.

Uhhhh... yep.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-01-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 19,631
Posted By Xaque
Except it's not... everyone in the thread seems...

Except it's not... everyone in the thread seems to agree that a PIT maneuver on a motorcycle constitutes unreasonable force and a total perversion of justice... something so heinous and unreasonable...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,829
Posted By Xaque
Does this count? I have a stebel horn on my...

Does this count?

I have a stebel horn on my bike which is a little too loud for the friendly acknowledgment of friends or waving children.

Plus I get a sick pleasure from initiating a friendly...
Forum: Hacks 09-19-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By Xaque
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4028/4572620774_ff8...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4028/4572620774_ff8b940980_b.jpg

Repurposing tail light for outboard marker light... brilliant and elegant.

I'm usually "meh" when it comes to the majority of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-15-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5,412
Views: 392,440
Posted By Xaque
I'm 413 through and through, and *love* playing...

I'm 413 through and through, and *love* playing these games... my work / travel schedule is just too hectic to participate on a super consistent basis.

I will say, with an obvious bias, eastern...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-10-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,511
Posted By Xaque
I've been aching to do a SS1000 for years now and...

I've been aching to do a SS1000 for years now and have just never gotten around to planning it... (I figure it will be a more spontaneous thing on my part, since that's how I tend to roll)

I'm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 35,674
Views: 9,031,798
Posted By Xaque
http://www.flyingomelette.com/oddities/sab3/crowtr...

http://www.flyingomelette.com/oddities/sab3/crowtrobot.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,603
Posted By Xaque
My point wasn't that they don't handle, my point...

My point wasn't that they don't handle, my point was that someone thought it was a good idea to paint the bikes to make them *more* invisible to cagers.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-04-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 5,637
Views: 949,105
Posted By Xaque
That's amazing! I've used it as a clever and...

That's amazing! I've used it as a clever and unique way to spell "Zack", my actual name, for many years now.

It's crazy to think it has a very significant secondary meaning!

Thanks for chiming...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5,637
Views: 949,105
Posted By Xaque
A couple weeks ago I installed the BMW Aux LED...

A couple weeks ago I installed the BMW Aux LED brake light.

I actually have quite a lot of experience with these types of TIR emergency warning lights, and originally figured I would wire things...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,603
Posted By Xaque
What is it they say? Public Safety is 250 years...

What is it they say? Public Safety is 250 years of tradition unhindered by progress?

Being able to hide makes a lot of sense, and there is a very important psychological advantage the right...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,621
Posted By Xaque
Ahhhhhh.... my apologies if I used the wrong...

Ahhhhhh.... my apologies if I used the wrong term. Quite honestly I so rarely use the steering (fork?) lock that I easily could have forgot what it's proper name is.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,621
Posted By Xaque
Bars all the way to the left stop, key turned...

Bars all the way to the left stop, key turned completely counter clockwise?

(I thought that was the standard configuration)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,621
Posted By Xaque
I rarely, if ever, lock the forks. I just find a...

I rarely, if ever, lock the forks. I just find a conspicuous place and put anything that can fit into my lockable cases, anything else (like helmet) I carry.

Somewhere I have one of those disk...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5,412
Views: 392,440
Posted By Xaque
Oh man... dated a girl who lived and worked...

Oh man... dated a girl who lived and worked *just* over the line into NY from there....

:evil
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 678
Posted By Xaque
These new features are a result from Pelican's...

These new features are a result from Pelican's purchase of Hardigg and their "Storm Case" line.

They've incorporated the products into their lineup and have retained the name. It's my opinion...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-19-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5,412
Views: 392,440
Posted By Xaque
New Tag:

The longest single span lenticular bridge in Massachusetts, the Bardwell's Ferry Bridge was built in 1882 by the Berlin Iron Bridge Co. of Berlin Connecticut to span the Deerfield River.

From...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-19-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5,412
Views: 392,440
Posted By Xaque
How about a shot during the day? How about...

How about a shot during the day? How about (to)day?

;)

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3882/14784805689_3b47f8f277_c.jpg

Here's the other side...
...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-05-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,345
Posted By Xaque
Speaking as a paramedic: If you have a...

Speaking as a paramedic:

If you have a condition that could potentially leave you unconscious, list it on medical alert bracelet/pendant. Think of it this way: if you are alone and found...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 32,506
Posted By Xaque
Oh, wait... 96 in a 55?! Yeah, I would have...

Oh, wait... 96 in a 55?!

Yeah, I would have thrown the book at you. Sounds like that officer had every right to be perturbed with your behavior.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 32,506
Posted By Xaque
It is your responsibility, as the driver of a...

It is your responsibility, as the driver of a motorvehicle, to operate it safely and prudently. Within that obligation is the awareness of your vehicle speed and its relevance to traffic, weather,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 32,506
Posted By Xaque
They will be quick to tell you that it was...

They will be quick to tell you that it was actually the fascists who copied the MSP, not the other way around.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 32,506
Posted By Xaque
Well, there is that whole "right to faced your...

Well, there is that whole "right to faced your accused" thing we've got goin' on here... which I think is pretty great.

However, in this case, the "accused" is the Commonwealth (by agent of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 32,506
Posted By Xaque
In my state, if a witness is deemed "reliable"...

In my state, if a witness is deemed "reliable" (meaning we can identify them and they could be subpoenaed to testify in court) then their statements can be used towards prosecution. If the person...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 32,506
Posted By Xaque
A fair amount of you have missed my point...

A fair amount of you have missed my point regarding the CCW. If you are carrying at that moment, I like to have a head's-up... but you can verbalize it and then hand over your permit if I ask. What I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 32,506
Posted By Xaque
Sorry! It can be tough to get sentiment across...

Sorry! It can be tough to get sentiment across through a forum. My intention was never to seem or come across as snarky or less-than-decent... let's see if I can better explain myself (although we...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 32,506
Posted By Xaque
What Oilhed said. Also, it can be *really*...

What Oilhed said.

Also, it can be *really* tough to get the person. Most of the time in my area we just can't catch/find the person that is being reported on because of staffing levels,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 32,506
Posted By Xaque
The only thing that says to me is "hey, I follow...

The only thing that says to me is "hey, I follow the law like I'm expected to (on occasion, just not right now)... and I'm hoping that this will garner me favors."

(This is aside from any legal...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 32,506
Posted By Xaque
My first reaction is: "if you deserved the...

My first reaction is: "if you deserved the ticket, why would you waste the court, and officer's, time contesting it?"

Realistically if you are otherwise an upstanding citizen, you can throw...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-25-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 5,412
Views: 392,440
Posted By Xaque
Don't even have to look it up. I've...

Don't even have to look it up.

I've actually checked it out in person before, it's amazing the trees can survive covered in diesel exhaust like that.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-25-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5,412
Views: 392,440
Posted By Xaque
It's within the realm of possibility to time trip...

It's within the realm of possibility to time trip through it so you wouldn't have to reasonably worry about encountering a train.... but it's the bricks falling from the ceiling, potential low oxygen...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-24-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5,412
Views: 392,440
Posted By Xaque
Alright folks, this is one of my favorite...

Alright folks, this is one of my favorite spots...

This transportation tunnel (the longest active one east of the Rockies at 4.75 miles) was constructed in the mid 19th century through the first...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-24-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5,412
Views: 392,440
Posted By Xaque
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3863/14549342187_6c...

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3863/14549342187_6c8b711c1f_b.jpg
I have to hand it to clayhiker for finding a road in the 413 that I've never ridden down before!

Cute little area up there! This...
Forum: The Garage 07-20-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,539
Posted By Xaque
Both use the same diodes. The TIR focusses the...

Both use the same diodes. The TIR focusses the light output in more narrower beam, almost a spot, and the LIN spreads the light output over a wider area.

The LIN isn't a true flood though, it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 32,506
Posted By Xaque
Revenue: In my lovely Commonwealth, 50% of...

Revenue:

In my lovely Commonwealth, 50% of the ticket revenue goes to the State, the other 50% to the town's general fund.

An individual officer or department will never see any "benefit" from...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 32,506
Posted By Xaque
Being honest, polite, remorseful, old, having...

Being honest, polite, remorseful, old, having your shit together and being generally *not* a scumbag, can really grease the wheels.

I see it this way, the two reasons to stop someone for a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-07-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By Xaque
A walk down Newbury inbound to the Boston Public...

A walk down Newbury inbound to the Boston Public Gardens and common... Then down to Faneuil Hall (touristy but it's on the way to...) Hanover street (North end). Keep walking until you find *the*...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,204
Posted By Xaque
As a paramedic instructor, I would like to say: ...

As a paramedic instructor, I would like to say:

1) He said that everyone who lives, dies... Not that everyone who dies has lived.

And

2) Really? Dead babies? Seriously?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-05-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5,637
Views: 949,105
Posted By Xaque
I have the double loop Odyssey II Jesse mounts on...

I have the double loop Odyssey II Jesse mounts on the bike ('05, bought it used with everything already installed). I haven't really gone digging too much, but my initial inspection tells me that...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 5,637
Views: 949,105
Posted By Xaque
I just wanted to chime in and say that you have...

I just wanted to chime in and say that you have great taste.

This is the last truck I spec'd:

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4070/4343919886_8cfd27c087_n.jpg

Incidentaly, I have the...
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