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Forum: Face plant 03-08-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,617
Posted By 4wheeldog
Please do the right thing, and pursue getting the...

Please do the right thing, and pursue getting the idiot that hit you's license jerked. No excuse for driving without insurance.

I do not know about you, but my uninsured motorist has a $1000...
Forum: Face plant 02-12-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,637
Posted By 4wheeldog
Having taken few bikes through that extended area...

Having taken few bikes through that extended area where you cannot firmly reach the ground, I have taken to removing the seat, so that I have another 4-5" of leg reach. Or......Put down a board as a...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-13-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,075
Posted By 4wheeldog
I like Rislone in the oil, for ring and lifter...

I like Rislone in the oil, for ring and lifter issues. But I have had good experiences with MMO in the gas. Depends on the problem.
Forum: Face plant 11-12-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,919
Posted By 4wheeldog
Typical Parker51 single post, crap and leave,...

Typical Parker51 single post, crap and leave, troll fest.
Forum: Face plant 08-23-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 44,423
Posted By 4wheeldog
It always amazed me (When I was still flying...

It always amazed me (When I was still flying little airplanes) how much the wind direction changed within 50' of the ground. One afternoon, landing in Bakersfield, I could not get closer than 45...
Forum: Face plant 08-22-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 44,423
Posted By 4wheeldog
The guy that wrote Jonathan Livingston Seagull,...

The guy that wrote Jonathan Livingston Seagull, Richard Bach tells a story about flying a biplane from east to west through Cajon pass, and realizing that he isn't making any progress, and he is...
Forum: Face plant 06-09-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 29,377
Posted By 4wheeldog
My wife was given one for her neck.......She has...

My wife was given one for her neck.......She has a plate/6 screws where her discs were removed for fusion. Either her Dr. or your PA just might have it wrong..........
Forum: Face plant 06-09-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 75,021
Posted By 4wheeldog
So sorry to read this.......I hope you can find...

So sorry to read this.......I hope you can find your way to absorbing what happened, take it in and put it right in your head and gut.

From your description of how the guy rode all day, and how...
Forum: Face plant 06-02-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,235
Posted By 4wheeldog
The rule of lug nuts.......He who has the most...

The rule of lug nuts.......He who has the most lug nuts, wins!
Forum: Face plant 05-10-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 44,423
Posted By 4wheeldog
Knee out or not, crosswinds shorten my day...

Knee out or not, crosswinds shorten my day considerably.
Forum: Face plant 05-09-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 44,423
Posted By 4wheeldog
Actually, if you can just leave your knee out...

Actually, if you can just leave your knee out there, it is quite effective at dealing with the gusts, too.

Nasty cross winds wear me out, more than any other one thing, when on a bike. I am...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,664
Posted By 4wheeldog
So.......They do not wish to back their own...

So.......They do not wish to back their own warranty, and the failure is somehow your fault? When did BMW buy Shorai?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,793
Posted By 4wheeldog
I had a fuel pump failure on a '70 something Ford...

I had a fuel pump failure on a '70 something Ford Courier pickup. I just had to get a couple hundred yards to where the downhill started. I had camping gear, including Coleman fuel. Filled the...
Forum: Face plant 12-03-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,561
Posted By 4wheeldog
So, did the other driver stop? Glad you didn't...

So, did the other driver stop? Glad you didn't get hurt worse.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,304
Posted By 4wheeldog
I was in the middle of nowhere, Utah on a stretch...

I was in the middle of nowhere, Utah on a stretch of hiway 50 that went through some small farm towns. Speed limit 45 AFAIK, and twice within 10 miles, cop cars swerved across the double yellow...
Forum: Face plant 09-29-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,718
Posted By 4wheeldog
It amazes me how many vehicles are on the road...

It amazes me how many vehicles are on the road here in New Messico with no sign of a plate, temp tag or anything. Plus, there is no mechanism I am aware of for rescinding plates when insurance is...
Forum: Face plant 08-22-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,266
Posted By 4wheeldog
People who are not looking can not see you, with...

People who are not looking can not see you, with flashing lights, reflective clothing and helmet, and a bright yellow bike.

They don't see you because they are not looking FOR YOU. They are...
Forum: Face plant 08-22-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,875
Posted By 4wheeldog
Why do you think this was an accident? Sounds...

Why do you think this was an accident? Sounds like a game of chicken, with no winner.
Forum: Face plant 07-16-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,036
Posted By 4wheeldog
When I played football as a lad, broken toes were...

When I played football as a lad, broken toes were a fairly common injury, from being cleated. So were broken fingers. No Doctor visits......Just tape the toe to its buddy, and grimace when you put...
Forum: Face plant 06-21-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,701
Posted By 4wheeldog
"Mold release" is not it, at least according to...

"Mold release" is not it, at least according to the manufacturers. The rubber is just greasy until it has been ridden enough to get up to temperature, preferably a couple of times. "Scrubbing" in...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,050
Posted By 4wheeldog
What do you consider high mileage? 55mpg? 300k...

What do you consider high mileage? 55mpg? 300k miles?

Motor oil. You should use motor oil.
No matter what they tell you, extra virgin olive or canola oil is not healthy.
Forum: Face plant 06-08-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,801
Posted By 4wheeldog
A gremlin reached up and grabbed your foot. It...

A gremlin reached up and grabbed your foot. It is more difficult to cause mechanical difficulties in non HD iron, so you need the bell to keep the little bastards from grabbing your tootsies.
...
Forum: Face plant 05-03-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 19,033
Posted By 4wheeldog
It should be a condition of any deal made with...

It should be a condition of any deal made with the charges that he pay restitution to the family of the deceased. Miss a payment? Go to prison.

Better to let the scumbag walk out in the world,...
Forum: Face plant 03-18-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,403
Posted By 4wheeldog
Your KLR deserved to be nicknamed...

Your KLR deserved to be nicknamed Chuck.......Short for Chuck Norris.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,809
Posted By 4wheeldog
I gotta say it........You saw what the pavement...

I gotta say it........You saw what the pavement did to the cylinder cover........Wear a helmet, or you head could get a similar rework. Enjoy.
Forum: Face plant 12-10-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,950
Posted By 4wheeldog
Not if you keep it locked........It becomes a...

Not if you keep it locked........It becomes a highside when you realize you screwed up, and release the brake, allowing the rear tire to gain traction, throwing the bike over the top. Once you lock...
Forum: Face plant 08-08-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 220,533
Posted By 4wheeldog
Does poison oak have flowers?

Does poison oak have flowers?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,137
Posted By 4wheeldog
Most BMW boxer motors will not achieve full rated...

Most BMW boxer motors will not achieve full rated rpm/power in high gear. OP says he was running at 7k, max power is at what, 7800? So, even run wide open, it was probably only managing 85% or so. ...
Forum: Face plant 07-30-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 220,533
Posted By 4wheeldog
Clearly, they did not definitively explain which...

Clearly, they did not definitively explain which Saturday. So, it is a Saturday to be determined later.....

What do you want to bet that the check bounces, when it finally does arrive?
Forum: Face plant 07-27-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 220,533
Posted By 4wheeldog
So, the clerk got her Mercedes out of the shop,...

So, the clerk got her Mercedes out of the shop, back on the street?
Forum: Face plant 07-25-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 220,533
Posted By 4wheeldog
"The check is in the mail" is just the latest of...

"The check is in the mail" is just the latest of many lies. The clerk didn't get the check to the PO, because "Her Mercedes is in the shop!"
Forum: Face plant 07-22-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 220,533
Posted By 4wheeldog
Again, as Henry Fukuchi used to say, "Good...

Again, as Henry Fukuchi used to say, "Good Ruck!"
Forum: Face plant 07-20-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 220,533
Posted By 4wheeldog
As Henry Fukuchi used to always say to me when I...

As Henry Fukuchi used to always say to me when I teased him, "Fuck you, round eyes!"
Forum: Face plant 07-19-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 220,533
Posted By 4wheeldog
No, I really didn't think you would get a check...

No, I really didn't think you would get a check without forcing it out of them, somehow.
The only way they would have cooperated is if they thought they were winning, somehow. That is why my...
Forum: Face plant 07-18-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 220,533
Posted By 4wheeldog
So, Eatpasta, do you have an ETA on your check...

So, Eatpasta, do you have an ETA on your check yet? It has been quite awhile since the judgement. Bump bump.
Forum: Face plant 07-14-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,509
Posted By 4wheeldog
Watch the documentary "Hot Coffee" and see if you...

Watch the documentary "Hot Coffee" and see if you still believe that.
Forum: Face plant 07-14-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,290
Posted By 4wheeldog
"Had to lay it down" usually translates to "I...

"Had to lay it down" usually translates to "I grabbed all available brakes, locked the tires and fell!"
It is an outcome, not a choice.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,202
Posted By 4wheeldog
Almost crashing is like almost getting pregnant. ...

Almost crashing is like almost getting pregnant. You dodged the bullet, now work on not getting quite as close to the line of fire next time. Necessary margins to maintain safety on the road are a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,819
Posted By 4wheeldog
Nothing has changed. I tried to use the...

Nothing has changed. I tried to use the "Service" when the final drive blew on my '02 in '03. When I finally got the moron that answered the phone to understand it was a BMW MOTORCYCLE, she told me...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,469
Posted By 4wheeldog
Some cops are better at theivery than the guys...

Some cops are better at theivery than the guys that do it for a living. Always suspect your neighbors first.
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