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Forum: ADVrider annual rallies Today, 01:32 PM
Replies: 729
Views: 50,084
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Great pic, if I'm not mistaken he shot that at...

Great pic, if I'm not mistaken he shot that at speed
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies Today, 06:32 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 50,084
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Superb

What a great bunch of riders and people at Cromag. If only there were more hours in the day to indulge in Liz's rides without missing my own agenda.
Glad I threw out the offer for others to meet...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 09-17-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 50,084
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Word up. Those dirty bastards.

Word up. Those dirty bastards.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 09-17-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 50,084
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Anyone headed north needing guidance getting lost...

Bababhooey and I will be meeting shortly after noon Thursday at the Peoples Pint in Greenfield if any solo riders would like to join us. We plan (subject to change) on hitting the PDR from there but...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 09-10-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 729
Views: 50,084
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Our strength lies not in numbers

Clark, thanks again! I plan to ride in with Baba. Looks like the FDB will be roughing it this year without a hair dryer.

Thursday, B.O., Meat, Pay at the gate
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-19-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 33,183
Views: 8,094,333
Posted By ShOqUePoT
An Esprit I believe? A select few double as...

An Esprit I believe? A select few double as submarines if memory serves...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 56,975
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Assuming a few people use these bikes as intended...

Assuming a few people use these bikes as intended (not saying I do), what bike would you rather change a rear tire on in some 3rd world country on a cart road? Or change a spoke for that matter....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 9,297
Views: 1,859,658
Posted By ShOqUePoT
BMW? When did they start making motorcycles?

BMW? When did they start making motorcycles?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,414
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Isn't that exactly the opposite of what JimVB...

Isn't that exactly the opposite of what JimVB showed and quoted?
Forum: Old's Cool 07-19-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 215,340
Posted By ShOqUePoT
http://westernmass.craigslist.org/mcy/4567842921.h...

http://westernmass.craigslist.org/mcy/4567842921.html
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,414
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Thanks Jim, I was tightening them down evenly...

Thanks Jim, I was tightening them down evenly rather than rear first. I can see why that would work better and will try it. My bad for not reading up on that. I have the Rox Risers, I forget which...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,414
Posted By ShOqUePoT
My bad, I was going by memory instead of looking...

My bad, I was going by memory instead of looking at the bike. It does not change with travel. That being said, it is too tight in front but too sharply kinked if I switch it to the back, just like...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-18-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,414
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Same issues with the brake line on my '05 with...

Same issues with the brake line on my '05 with the Rox risers. Too tight for my liking especially towards the end of front end travel. How much is the longer brake line?
The other issue I had with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 15,186
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Yes...more curiosity than worry I would think.

Yes...more curiosity than worry I would think.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Maybe I should have considered the...

Maybe I should have considered the Scorpions...hmm. Thanks, thought I'd get a lot more responses but that is good info.
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,595
Posted By ShOqUePoT
I had names for a few cars when younger but never...

I had names for a few cars when younger but never named any other vehicles. Not sure why. Now it's just "the bike", "the car", "the truck".
Forum: GS Boxers 07-13-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 651
Posted By ShOqUePoT
What tires for me?

Hopefully I haven't missed where this was beat to death.
2005 R1200GS
Occasional rider due to family commitments but probably average 2000 miles a year, 75% highway, the rest "spirited" dirt or...
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By ShOqUePoT
This was definitely from the rear of the boots,...

This was definitely from the rear of the boots, looked to be cowboy style boots with spurs, not sure if the spurs were the source of sparks, seems unlikely unless they were real beefy.
Sounds like...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Dragging feet on highway

Over July 4th weekend I was out (in a car) and passed a rider on a major highway dragging both feet at speed with what looked to be spurs on his boots. Could have been a metal heel plate maybe. He...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,562
Posted By ShOqUePoT
I hope we can all agree with the spirit of that. ...

I hope we can all agree with the spirit of that.
I can't at all see how they would be safer while moving on any road, highway or other. Never rode one but the geometry looks off for cornering.
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,562
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Helmets are not well loved amongst pirates. But...

Helmets are not well loved amongst pirates. But nobody can deny this new stylish helmet is safer on the highway than a pudding bowl and/or doo-rag.
Options on the freewheeler include trunk-mounted...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Look at how well that machine has held its value...

Look at how well that machine has held its value in the past 2 years. Pay for the service if you can't do it yourself. Can't cost much more than any other bike for that easy stuff.
Forum: Beasts 06-30-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,422
Posted By ShOqUePoT
If I was stuck on buying new, probably the Strom...

If I was stuck on buying new, probably the Strom for the money. But for my money, I would get a used GS all over again. I thought the S-10 would be my next bike when announced as I love Yamaha's but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,206
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Where? Did they get deleted? Is it really that...

Where? Did they get deleted? Is it really that offensive to ask why some riders wear doo-rags? Getting the impression those rags are covering some very thin skin.
I'm probably another...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,162
Posted By ShOqUePoT
dude: a person who dresses in an extremely...

dude: a person who dresses in an extremely fashion-forward manner (a dandy (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dandy)) or a citified person who was visiting a rural location but stuck out (a city slicker...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,162
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Nice contribution

I'm sure the op will appreciate an intelligent response even more than the rest of us do. He created a thread that a few people are interested in and conducted himself like a gentleman even after...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-28-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 215,340
Posted By ShOqUePoT
"I'd rather not let it sit in my garage any...

"I'd rather not let it sit in my garage any longer without any attention."
Doesn't look like you are letting it sit in your garage.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,206
Posted By ShOqUePoT
In many cases the novelty helmet is simply a...

In many cases the novelty helmet is simply a canvas for novelty stickers. An extension of your "cut" perhaps?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,162
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Agreed on both counts; Doug is the man. Nice to...

Agreed on both counts; Doug is the man. Nice to meet you at Ricks.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,162
Posted By ShOqUePoT
I better choose my words more carefully being a...

I better choose my words more carefully being a relative noob with the posting. I probably don't impress too many with my banged up vario cases and tag sale hockey equipment bag.
It is impressive...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,162
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Let them be!

I hope that GS is some sort of Touratech showroom display, otherwise somebody has overdosed on coolaid.
Be carefull what you wish for OP, when I am on an "adventure" ride there are a few things I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 35,108
Posted By ShOqUePoT
2005 gs

Changed mine about 4 years ago, 2005 1200GS maybe 15,000 miles. Bike had an easy life up to that point, 9000 mostly highway miles from original owner and the rest from a 1st time dual-sport owner...
Forum: Regional forums 05-19-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 147,742
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Thanks all

Thanks to all the organizers. Great event, impressive food and beer supply. Thanks to Todd for leading a great ride Friday. Very impressed with TN, VA, NC this being my first trip that far south....
Forum: Regional forums 05-12-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 147,742
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Filling in for "Lou"

Confirmed I will be riding down with Dirty Rider in place of Lou who has misplaced his motorbikes. Expected Thursday arrival, hopefully in time to break bread.
Thank you Cuttle and all the other...
Forum: Regional forums 09-22-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 69,897
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Not that there's anything wrong with that. I do...

Not that there's anything wrong with that. I do have word that they are back home safe (physically) from the constraints of that so-called cabin.
Forum: Regional forums 09-22-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 69,897
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Thanks, Great Cromag

Thanks Clark for everything. Thanks Liz for leading a great ride on Friday. I will surely follow you again if the chance arises. Nice to meet all you Cromaggers on Liz's ride and elsewhere. Beautiful...
Forum: Regional forums 09-19-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 69,897
Posted By ShOqUePoT
On my way

Headed up tonight, hoping I can jump in the group ride in the A.M. I'll be at the shack at 8am carrying the FDB banner.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-11-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 51,790
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Well said, I wouldn't have been so nice. Sad to...

Well said, I wouldn't have been so nice. Sad to see there are real d-bags with small penises on both coasts.
Forum: Regional forums 09-25-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 108,270
Posted By ShOqUePoT
Thumb Rain didn't hurt this parade

Another good time at Cromag!
Good to see all of you, Thanks is not enough for Clark and the Chef.
Thanks to whoever suggested the "6 gap ride" I talked my group into taking saturday, if it was...
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