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Forum: Thumpers 08-30-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,418,480
Posted By Calamity Jesus
I never saw anyone else with one when I lived up...

I never saw anyone else with one when I lived up in the mountains (NC), but have seen one young (college age) couple riding one after moving to a metro area and another ratted out at a Cars n...
Forum: Face plant 07-03-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 61,232
Posted By Calamity Jesus
"I don't want to go on the cart!" <iframe...

"I don't want to go on the cart!"


<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/UPatfgoNBRo" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Face plant 07-03-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 61,232
Posted By Calamity Jesus
:eek1 Will you get pain & suffering as well?...

:eek1

Will you get pain & suffering as well? You certainly deserve some, but I don't really understand how the insurance is falling out (what with the limited coverage + totaled truck, etc).
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-14-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24,547
Views: 1,507,065
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Perhaps not in this part of the state, but there...

Perhaps not in this part of the state, but there are dozens of them along the New River in Watauga, Ashe and Alleghany counties. I never would have thought to google a low water bridge, but, ...
Forum: Face plant 06-09-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 61,232
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Wow. Just caught the news from Wil a few minutes...

Wow. Just caught the news from Wil a few minutes ago.

So sorry, Paul. Let me know if there's anything I can do.

Thanks for making the thread and talking it out here. Was getting worried...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-09-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24,547
Views: 1,507,065
Posted By Calamity Jesus
:clap

:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,000
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Yup. I've got a Tiger 1050 and an '09 Bonneville....

Yup. I've got a Tiger 1050 and an '09 Bonneville. My wife has a TU250X. All three are standards, but the little TU has the most leg room of the group and is surprisingly comfy. My most enjoyable...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9,297
Views: 1,859,602
Posted By Calamity Jesus
I was delayed shortly yesterday by a fellow who...

I was delayed shortly yesterday by a fellow who wanted to tell me about his old Triumph TR8 and how it was stolen from his ex-wife after she kept it in the divorce.

It was an amusing enough...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-07-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 24,547
Views: 1,507,065
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Tag: http://i.imgur.com/IB5RGzO.jpg ...

Tag:

http://i.imgur.com/IB5RGzO.jpg

This one didn't move down the road too far,
one county over near a town named after a guitar.
Look at the name below before you whine,
those headstones...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-07-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 24,547
Views: 1,507,065
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Grab. Beautiful spot. Abandoned 401 bridge...

Grab.

Beautiful spot. Abandoned 401 bridge over Lumber River in Lumber River State Park, East of Wagram, NC.

http://i.imgur.com/kJJ91NM.jpg?1

http://i.imgur.com/aRHPwBL.jpg?1
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,418,480
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Your warranty cannot be voided and your...

Your warranty cannot be voided and your dealership cannot try to force you to have service done with them by threatening the warranty. The Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act gives you all the grounds you...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,418,480
Posted By Calamity Jesus
There was no 2010 TUX in the US. Those of us with...

There was no 2010 TUX in the US. Those of us with red '09 TUXs thought we were going to have rare collectors items before the silver '11was announced. :lol3
Forum: Racing 03-03-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 36,255
Posted By Calamity Jesus
It might not be the footage you hoped for, but it...

It might not be the footage you hoped for, but it was enough for a very entertaining video. :clap
Forum: Racing 03-03-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 36,255
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Thumb It was nice meeting you, EOD3MC! That's...

It was nice meeting you, EOD3MC!


That's my video, Stagehand, thanks for posting it. :D I came here to do so myself.
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,418,480
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Well, the website shows 2014 models and only...

Well, the website shows 2014 models and only lists 2012 & 2013 for the TUX.
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,418,480
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Wait until the first nice weekend in March when...

Wait until the first nice weekend in March when everyone gets out on their bikes and you get the itch yourself, then throw it on Craigslist (with well lit pictures) for "$3,500.. excellent low...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,418,480
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Just spitballing here from automotive experience...

Just spitballing here from automotive experience (so someone please correct me if I'm off-base here) but pressure on the fluid reservoir (that might force fluid out past the cover) could be caused by...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,104
Posted By Calamity Jesus
The Bonneville engine is far more powerful than...

The Bonneville engine is far more powerful than most of the other 800cc air cooled motors out there and it's about 2 seconds faster in the 1/4mi than similar machines made by a certain American...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,418,480
Posted By Calamity Jesus
While I don't have experience with that shield,...

While I don't have experience with that shield, my homemade shield is about the same size. It keeps the pressure off my chest and the bugs off my jacket. I have a Bonneville (another naked standard)...
Forum: Racing 03-07-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 859
Views: 60,994
Posted By Calamity Jesus
I thought you guys might enjoy these panos I made...

I thought you guys might enjoy these panos I made of the regroup:

http://photos.nasarallysport.com/2013SandblastRally/New-Adam-Jordan-Spec/i-FKsFgQB/0/M/MotoRegroup-M.png (click for 4221x800)...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 22,767
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Like I said.. I screwed up. Thanks for...

Like I said.. I screwed up.


Thanks for the correction. :D
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 22,767
Posted By Calamity Jesus
That's what I meant.. :lol3 :1drink In my...

That's what I meant.. :lol3 :1drink

In my defense.. a 270 crank and a 90 crank are essentially the same thing. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 22,767
Posted By Calamity Jesus
While I admit that the Bonneville engine isn't...

While I admit that the Bonneville engine isn't lightweight or a high RPM screamer.. it's a parallel twin with a 180 crank... it's no more a cruiser engine than the Ninja 250's engine.

There are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,330
Posted By Calamity Jesus
I'd suggest skipping Key West on a stock...

I'd suggest skipping Key West on a stock Bonneville. They're stiff and underdamped and buzzy at 80mph (the speed of traffic on Fl freeways) while providing no wind protection. You're talking about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-31-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,834
Posted By Calamity Jesus
I need to do more wheelies on my wife's TU250X.. ...

I need to do more wheelies on my wife's TU250X..


"No, your honor.. I cannot deny that I was showing off all 16 horsepower. I do take issue with the term 'excessive', though." :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-31-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,000
Posted By Calamity Jesus
If he just wanted to go for a walk he could have...

If he just wanted to go for a walk he could have done so on the sidewalk next to a bunch of noisy vehicles. Most hikers have chosen to be hikers specifically to get away from the stuff that makes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,412
Posted By Calamity Jesus
I think anything beyond 'the driver is an idiot'...

I think anything beyond 'the driver is an idiot' is probably just hearsay... but anything less than that is probably being too kind. :evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-04-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 8,924
Posted By Calamity Jesus
This is really cool. I wish I could join up but...

This is really cool. I wish I could join up but I'm already looking at a very busy month and my wife probably wouldn't like me ditching her with the baby for 3 weekends in one month. :lol3

I must...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,412
Posted By Calamity Jesus
You guys can come up with whatever ridiculous...

You guys can come up with whatever ridiculous theories about how small the driver's penis is and how badly it compares to the size of your riding egos.. :twitch


.. but the evidence for why the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,433
Posted By Calamity Jesus
<iframe width="480" height="360"...

<iframe width="480" height="360" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/THfiHQZVSw0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>


Doesn't look like a very good idea to me.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,754
Posted By Calamity Jesus
This goes back before horses were made of iron. ...

This goes back before horses were made of iron.

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/vGFSZsVlues" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,418,480
Posted By Calamity Jesus
You can always cut the ends off to put the bar...

You can always cut the ends off to put the bar ends back on if the vibration is too much. If you'd rather not cut up some real vintage grips you could always buy a new set.

These are $10:...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 14,557
Posted By Calamity Jesus
I use the kill switch because my first bike...

I use the kill switch because my first bike is/was a Bonneville with the ignition on the left headlight bracket. It's ridiculous to have to find neutral in order to shut off the bike. As soon as...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 38,353
Posted By Calamity Jesus
You probably need a lawyer to initiate the Lemon...

You probably need a lawyer to initiate the Lemon Law. Triumph isn't going to just give you money or a new bike without paperwork.


Have you talked with Triumph or have you only been dealing...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,481
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Detonation eats aluminum. Ethanol laden fuel...

Detonation eats aluminum. Ethanol laden fuel (high altitude winter gas in Bollocks' neck of the woods), high humidity (US South East) and possibly some poorly maintained underground gas station...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,858
Posted By Calamity Jesus
That's my boy, Chicken Boo...

That's my boy, Chicken Boo (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUO32EGdEpg). I met up with him in Alabama one time when he was coming back from Mardi Gras.



http://i.imgur.com/J5fVs.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 33,183
Views: 8,094,076
Posted By Calamity Jesus
http://i.imgur.com/8j1lW.png Whoops.. I...

http://i.imgur.com/8j1lW.png

Whoops.. I stumbled into the Day-to-Day Physics of the Paraplegic Rider Thread.
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8,670
Views: 1,418,480
Posted By Calamity Jesus
I finally posted my sprocket swap video.. ...

I finally posted my sprocket swap video..

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/CkibrlgqL_A" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

It'll probably be another...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 339,478
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Since you decided to come across as such an...

Since you decided to come across as such an expert on the logarithmic nature of the Decibel scale, I figured you'd understand the difference a 50% change in measurement distance would make as well. ...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,521
Posted By Calamity Jesus
I don't understand all of the hate from the...

I don't understand all of the hate from the classic Triumph owners. Nor do I understand how people can claim the new bikes don't have character. I feel like my bike has loads of character compared...
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