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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 01:44 PM
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Posted By Savoir-Faire
Pissed Heyyyy...that punk girl stole my line! ...

Heyyyy...that punk girl stole my line!

:norton
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2014, 10:34 AM
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Posted By Savoir-Faire
Agreed, 100%. "Cruiserface" is a ridiculous and...

Agreed, 100%. "Cruiserface" is a ridiculous and nonsensical bit of garbage.
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,574
Posted By Savoir-Faire
[QUOTE=Cannonshot;24656931] ...

[QUOTE=Cannonshot;24656931]

http://cannonshot.smugmug.com/photos/i-5VN9L3p/0/L/i-5VN9L3p-L.jpg

Thai Air Force markings and look like they're complete...I wonder if they're sitting in place...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 15,574
Posted By Savoir-Faire
Always up for one of your reports. Thanks so much...

Always up for one of your reports. Thanks so much for your research. Through you, I've learned a lot about the region I've worked to relocate myself to.

To the readers, if you haven't seen one,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 594
Posted By Savoir-Faire
Harley makes most of their jackets and pants in...

Harley makes most of their jackets and pants in tall sizes. You can usually find one that isn't a billboard.

I have an XL-tall jacket that is textile with a full-body zip off to turn it into a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1,629
Views: 399,629
Posted By Savoir-Faire
I know that I don't comment as I feel like I...

I know that I don't comment as I feel like I don't want to clutter your narrative...I think that's a common sentiment here. I remember reading rtwDoug's report and someone got so annoyed by the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 11:32 AM
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Posted By Savoir-Faire
Can you convert this to BAR for me?

Can you convert this to BAR for me?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 08:34 AM
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Posted By Savoir-Faire
Click on the user name, select "View user...

Click on the user name, select "View user profile" from the list that appears, click the "user lists" drop down, then select "Add to Ignore List".
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 08:29 AM
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Posted By Savoir-Faire
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 08:28 AM
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Views: 7,795,938
Posted By Savoir-Faire
His inability to parse things, a problem you...

His inability to parse things, a problem you don't seem to have, is the problem. I flash my lights for speed traps and I think revenue based policing is disgusting, and I think the militarization of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 02:04 PM
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Views: 7,795,938
Posted By Savoir-Faire
Thumbs down You are one incredibly judgmental person, which...

You are one incredibly judgmental person, which is really sad. Don't try to justify your actions when your words already speak what you truly feel about these people. You may not realize it, but you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 31,876
Views: 7,795,938
Posted By Savoir-Faire
Yeah, they're about as low as a two-faced douche...

Yeah, they're about as low as a two-faced douche who is friendly and nice to your face but talks incredible shit about how worthless you are once you're not there to hear it. Aren't you just a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 27,609
Posted By Savoir-Faire
What happened to the other 3 guys? :confused

What happened to the other 3 guys? :confused
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 165,936
Posted By Savoir-Faire
I'm 6'2" and I thought the seat-floorboard space...

I'm 6'2" and I thought the seat-floorboard space was pretty cramped myself.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,754
Posted By Savoir-Faire
Cool2 If you're ever in the midwest, beer's on me....

If you're ever in the midwest, beer's on me. You're the kind of guy I want to ride with.

Amazing to find some common sense out here...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-28-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 31,876
Views: 7,795,938
Posted By Savoir-Faire
I'm over the whole "Ohh, your bike is on a...

I'm over the whole "Ohh, your bike is on a trailer!" thing now. My vacation time is very limited and I want to have some fun, not get blasted doing a 900 mile commute somewhere. I rode down before...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 31,876
Views: 7,795,938
Posted By Savoir-Faire
I'm 6'2", and had "low apes" on a springer. With...

I'm 6'2", and had "low apes" on a springer. With my hands at shoulder height, it was one of the most comfortable bikes I had up to about 60 mph. Great in town.

On the highway, not so much.
Forum: Face plant 06-24-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,079
Posted By Savoir-Faire
Seconded. $4500 may be the cost of the fame, but...

Seconded. $4500 may be the cost of the fame, but the labor to bolt/unbolt everydamnthing on the bike seems like it would preclude keeping it.
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 29,007
Posted By Savoir-Faire
That's a legit point. I would say the Mitsubishi...

That's a legit point. I would say the Mitsubishi is most definitely a failure, but I think the Volt/ELR, Leaf, Fusion Energie (or however Ford spells it) aren't. The latter certainly haven't been...
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 29,007
Posted By Savoir-Faire
I see what you say here and earlier, but I think...

I see what you say here and earlier, but I think that we're in the wrong spot in the market cycle for this to be an issue. I think what you describe will be a competitive advantage once electric...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,003
Posted By Savoir-Faire
Obviously I did do my homework; you don't have to...

Obviously I did do my homework; you don't have to insult me to make a point. I took that info off a 2013 Mission review. $30k for a sportbike is still way high, and all the Mission bikes are still...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 02:38 PM
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Posted By Savoir-Faire
Sunglasses and a Dark smoke visor seems a little...

Sunglasses and a Dark smoke visor seems a little redundant to me.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,524
Posted By Savoir-Faire
Video: Colossal toolbags crash a bike into a pool

<iframe width="854" height="510" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/tKX9JVxyK5s" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>



I think I finally found something everyone on advrider can agree on: these...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,003
Posted By Savoir-Faire
This guy again. He had to run over here after...

This guy again. He had to run over here after looking silly in the other thread. Same song and dance... :robin

to which I now say...*PLONK* :wave
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 31,876
Views: 7,795,938
Posted By Savoir-Faire
As an old enlisted guy myself, I think...

As an old enlisted guy myself, I think RidingDonkeys made a very mature and polite redoubt to your statement. If I still had a 1stSgt, I would hope he was as good to go as RidingDonkeys is.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,003
Posted By Savoir-Faire
The Mission RS, which is handbuilt to order in...

The Mission RS, which is handbuilt to order in San Francisco and limited to 40 examples, has a base price of $57,000.

The Harley is going to be, oh, I dunno, POSSIBLY FEASIBLE for hoi polloi to...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 29,007
Posted By Savoir-Faire
I'm guessing that every H-D dealer in America...

I'm guessing that every H-D dealer in America will have 220V chargers installed right in from of the shop if this bike come to fruition.
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 29,007
Posted By Savoir-Faire
I'm fascinated they can make the frame 14 pounds....

I'm fascinated they can make the frame 14 pounds. I've had heavier bicycles. That piece of engineering is the most impressive part for me.

I just hope I fit ok...at 6'2", 240 lbs....I'm a little...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 29,007
Posted By Savoir-Faire
It was the same with the so-called Buell buyers....

It was the same with the so-called Buell buyers. If Harley sold a Buell each time they addressed an issue someone had who said, "I'll buy one once they handle/make good power/are water-cooled/more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,003
Posted By Savoir-Faire
I think they make an accessory for this bike that...

I think they make an accessory for this bike that outputs 205 decibels. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 29,007
Posted By Savoir-Faire
I've gotten it both as a Harley rider and a...

I've gotten it both as a Harley rider and a non-Harley rider. I remember needing to get a sticker on my bike whenm I was on base and being told of a place that sold them. Went there, and I was by the...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 29,007
Posted By Savoir-Faire
Energica Ego's are prototypes. ...

Energica Ego's are prototypes. (http://www.motorcycle.com/manufacturer/2015-energica-ego-review-first-ride.html) Further down in that link are mentions of the Mission bikes, and they're also not in...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 29,007
Posted By Savoir-Faire
No kidding. If he can't tell the difference...

No kidding. If he can't tell the difference between a few fly-by-night operators with bad design language and photographs/renderings of imaginary sportbikes that are assembled on a spec sheet from a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 29,007
Posted By Savoir-Faire
I disagree. This bike looks very production...

I disagree. This bike looks very production ready, and reviewers have said it feels complete. Prototypes and vaporware don't typically meet full DOT compliance -- mirrors, reflectors, full coverage...
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 29,007
Posted By Savoir-Faire
In Chicago, there are a ton of people who are...

In Chicago, there are a ton of people who are Wrigley Field fans, not just Cub fans. They need that old-time revival experience, which I will point out, is really, really good at Wrigley. But they're...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 421
Views: 29,007
Posted By Savoir-Faire
That's a good looking motorcycle, and I think...

That's a good looking motorcycle, and I think that will be a huge contribution to it's success. Harley's dealer network will be the primary contributor.

If I'm buying a bike, am I going to Best...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 31,876
Views: 7,795,938
Posted By Savoir-Faire
Laugh :huh Where da fuq is dis place?

:huh Where da fuq is dis place?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 31,876
Views: 7,795,938
Posted By Savoir-Faire
Maybe in San Diego they do. You're in motorcycle...

Maybe in San Diego they do. You're in motorcycle heaven. But there's not many places like that in Minneapolis, or Omaha, or Dallas, or even Chicagoland that I know of. However, just about every...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 31,876
Views: 7,795,938
Posted By Savoir-Faire
Couple things. One, it's east to try on as the...

Couple things. One, it's east to try on as the stores stock it. In my case, they also have abundant "tall" sizes too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 31,876
Views: 7,795,938
Posted By Savoir-Faire
Some H-D brand boots have parts of the sole that...

Some H-D brand boots have parts of the sole that are orange.
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