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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 22,395
Posted By fuats
Semper Contego Someone conjugate that!

Semper Contego

Someone conjugate that!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 22,395
Posted By fuats
Lesson time, kids. Better get it right. ...

Lesson time, kids. Better get it right.

http://youtu.be/IIAdHEwiAy8
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,265
Posted By fuats
Looks like you were doing pretty very well to me....

Looks like you were doing pretty very well to me. :clap

I couldn't tell if it was happening in the vid, but remember to hit the throttle a little harder and pull back over those obstacles you're...
Forum: Face plant 05-10-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,064
Posted By fuats
True, true. Just thinking about the few that...

True, true. Just thinking about the few that would be caught if this was a common practice. I think it would be prosecuted harder than a DUI. Might just be the jaded side of me showing. Perhaps...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 8,533
Views: 2,095,043
Posted By fuats
You rang?

You rang?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,090
Posted By fuats
I was thinking about this yesterday on the way...

I was thinking about this yesterday on the way home, and tried sitting as far forward as comfortable, and squeezing the tank with my knees and putting my arms up a bit higher than normal during my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 22,395
Posted By fuats
Know when you crash and leave multiple furrows...

Know when you crash and leave multiple furrows six feet long with parts of bike and body? (Replace your divots.)

Ditch Digger is short, accurate, descriptive, and still has the alliterative...
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 8,533
Views: 2,095,043
Posted By fuats
Zoom in on the nose-art! :D

Zoom in on the nose-art! :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,583
Posted By fuats
Isn't the CC of the bike the sum total of...

Isn't the CC of the bike the sum total of displacement in all cylinders? Like, a four cylinder Litre bike is 4@250cc displacement cylinders?

(I'm not asking to be a smartass - for once. I just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 18,912
Posted By fuats
"Her", I believe, refers to the lady going 52. ...

"Her", I believe, refers to the lady going 52.

I'm not a sexist, and realize there are woman cops, but this was kind of a tell for me:

A few miles later, the cop pulls over then turns his...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 28,520
Posted By fuats
I once rode about a mile without fully securing...

I once rode about a mile without fully securing the chin-strap on my helmet.

I wheelied my buddy's GS with no gear on, and Womanface walked out the front door just in time to see it. (Fun...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 18,912
Posted By fuats
52<55

52<55
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,837
Posted By fuats
This is going to sound goofy as shit, but sit...

This is going to sound goofy as shit, but sit more upright and expand and relax your shoulders consciously. Intentionally focus on not "bunching up" your shoulders. Go into a relaxed position, and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,735
Posted By fuats
Somehow I frequenlty end up misAdventure Riding....

Somehow I frequenlty end up misAdventure Riding. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,230
Posted By fuats
I try to consider what others would want to see. ...

I try to consider what others would want to see. Womanface can't ride with me (equilibrium problems), but she loves to see what I've done, and where I've been. I look at it as a way to provide...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,514
Posted By fuats
Thanks, kellito! I'm glad it got some laughs. ...

Thanks, kellito! I'm glad it got some laughs. That's why I put it out there. The two of us are the type that find humor when in stressful situations; hence the lack of alarm on our parts when...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,514
Posted By fuats
I was the recipient particle. :D

I was the recipient particle. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2011, 11:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,020
Posted By fuats
I've never considered a cup part of ATGATT, but...

I've never considered a cup part of ATGATT, but this certainly makes me reconsider not having that piece of equipment. The way that poor guy shook his head "no" tells a story that several here...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2011, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,514
Posted By fuats
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<embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/NEcMHOqX5Ho?version=3" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always"...
Forum: Face plant 04-25-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 11,064
Posted By fuats
http://www.thesignaljammer.com/products/Portable-C...

http://www.thesignaljammer.com/products/Portable-Cell-Phone-Jammer.html

Likely you'd get in a TON more trouble being caught using one than someone that killed a rider because they were distracted...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2011, 01:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,514
Posted By fuats
Terb's good, and easily the more careful of the...

Terb's good, and easily the more careful of the two of us. Just a momentary brain-fart on both our parts. Coinciding brain-farts don't happen often when we go on trips. That, and I'm usually the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,514
Posted By fuats
The mounts are pretty badass, but no match for my...

The mounts are pretty badass, but no match for my titanium calves. In all honesty, I think the design is good. Sticks through smaller/slower wrecks, but comes off with enough force so as to not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,514
Posted By fuats
Talking ADVRider Supercollider

Two ADV particles, slammed together produces multiple particles.

Terb and I on an impromptu trip out into the desert learned the following:

1- Pull OFF trail before stopping to adjust tank-bag...
Forum: Vendors 09-24-2009, 04:41 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 31,747
Posted By fuats
Gettin' my rear replaced tomorrow. Need it now,...

Gettin' my rear replaced tomorrow. Need it now, can't afford to wait kind of deal, or else I'd get the Heidenau's again without hesitation. Front still got some life in it. They are a bit harder...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2009, 11:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,176
Posted By fuats
That is awesome! It kills me to know that...

That is awesome!

It kills me to know that any dog (especially Bosties) would ever be treated in a manner that required rescuing. My hat is off to you for doing it. He looks like a wonderful dog,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-22-2009, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By fuats
I appreciate all the replies. I will look into...

I appreciate all the replies. I will look into all those possibilities. I did just have the chain and both sprockets replaced when I had the valves done. I had apparently had the whole thing WAY...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2009, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 374
Posted By fuats
I don't have a solution, but do have a question. ...

I don't have a solution, but do have a question. (LOL, check my "Clattering KLR" thread. I should have checked, and THEN posted.) Are you noticing this in a specific RPM range?
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By fuats
KLR "clattering" issue

Really weird symptom started on the bike a couple weeks ago...

During deceleration of the engine as the RPMs pass through 2500 to 2000, there is a "clattering" sound near the engine toward the...
Forum: Vendors 06-23-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,878
Posted By fuats
1 or 9

1 or 9
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By fuats
BOI-->COS-->BOI, "It's just a little rain"

Planned on zipping out to Colorado Springs to see the folks and some friends from HS during Memorial Day weekend. I told Litre how it would be a nice trip, quick and uneventful. Mostly it was.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By fuats
Awesome, thanks for the input y'all! (I'll check...

Awesome, thanks for the input y'all! (I'll check this thread a couple more times between now and departure next week, in case some unexpected meteorological event transpires - as would be my luck.)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 317
Posted By fuats
HWY 40 and HWY9 - 22/23May09

I was wondering if anyone knows the road conditions of HWY40 from Craig to Kremmling and 9 from Kremmling to Hartsel are like. I'm not sure how late snow gets in at that altitude, or if late spring...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-14-2009, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,187
Posted By fuats
It can be unforgiving :rofl ...

It can be unforgiving :rofl

http://fuats.com/images/noorv2.jpg

http://www.fuats.com/images/noorv1.jpg

Glad you and the youngster are OK, Andy!
Forum: Trip Planning 04-02-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 32,609
Posted By fuats
Last I heard Federal Law trumps State Law (Which...

Last I heard Federal Law trumps State Law (Which bugs me, but take whatever advantage you can get, right?) when it comes to "firearms in transit" through states that do not allow them...provided you...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2008, 03:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,442
Posted By fuats
http://fuats.com/images/mudfun025.jpg ...

http://fuats.com/images/mudfun025.jpg

http://fuats.com/images/mudfun026.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 06-04-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,442
Posted By fuats
That ain't no shit, neither! I think part of...

That ain't no shit, neither!

I think part of it was The Frau felt slightly responsible for what happened because it was my bright idea. Then of course I tried to play it off like I know it would...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,346
Posted By fuats
Fly me down there and I'll ride it back for you! ...

Fly me down there and I'll ride it back for you! Trust me, I probably won't drop it much.
Forum: Face plant 05-15-2008, 09:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,305
Posted By fuats
Met Life should go DIAF. Scumbags. ...

Met Life should go DIAF.

Scumbags.

Normally, I'd not recommend it, but perhaps the original offender can co-sign for you, or you can drop a fat civil-suit on their asses. This just ain't...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,346
Posted By fuats
They are not taking my needs seriously enough. ...

They are not taking my needs seriously enough. SLC, just a few hours

<----- that way

and we can ride back before anyone's the wiser. The SO's won't notice.

I'm tellin' ya man, this plan is...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,346
Posted By fuats
Uhhh, I can't. I have knitting classes, and...

Uhhh, I can't. I have knitting classes, and we're making doilies this week!

That, and I don't pass the "at the door" credit-check to get into a place with such expensive machines. I tried to...
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