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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 14,888
Posted By aalexander
Puyallup = Pyew-wallop

Puyallup = Pyew-wallop
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 14,888
Posted By aalexander
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 14,888
Posted By aalexander
When was the last time you saw RADAR or LASER...

When was the last time you saw RADAR or LASER capitalized all the way through?
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 13,624
Views: 1,358,224
Posted By aalexander
Do you have the new version crash bars which...

Do you have the new version crash bars which clamp to the frame, or the old version which bolt to the footpeg brackets?
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 13,624
Views: 1,358,224
Posted By aalexander
Not so fast. Happy Trails *did* make a skid...

Not so fast. Happy Trails *did* make a skid plate that was compatible with the previous version of the SW Motech crash bars. (I actually have that combination on my bike)

But, SW Motech...
Forum: Thumpers 08-09-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13,624
Views: 1,358,224
Posted By aalexander
For what it's worth, I had my tank off a little...

For what it's worth, I had my tank off a little while back and decided to clean it out. About the only way to do that effectively as far as I can tell is to remove the petcock fitting and drain gas...
Forum: Alaska 08-09-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,013
Posted By aalexander
So, just out of curiosity, what do you get for...

So, just out of curiosity, what do you get for your 60 bucks? Being as i spent plenty of time up there, including being dropped of on the Barrier islands and Flaxman Island, I'm probably not a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 14,888
Posted By aalexander
Yeah, sure, if you're talking about the guy who...

Yeah, sure, if you're talking about the guy who pickled the bombs on an US B-17, that guy is a bom-bar-deer.


Generally, that isn't what's being discussed though. Since we're talking about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 14,888
Posted By aalexander
Or Klime. Or maybe Klym

Or Klime.

Or maybe Klym
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 14,888
Posted By aalexander
And if you go to the Klim website and watch their...

And if you go to the Klim website and watch their propaganda videos, it's also pronounced: Climb. I'm gonna assume that the pronunciation used on the company website is correct.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,323
Posted By aalexander
You don't think that there's pressure involved in...

You don't think that there's pressure involved in that action? When your folk is moving rapidly, and the fluid is providing a damping force against that action, there's pressure. that's where the...
Forum: Alaska 08-03-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 490
Posted By aalexander
Shame I'm not home right now, I'd like to help. ...

Shame I'm not home right now, I'd like to help. I have tools and space in Anchorage, and I've been though the doohickey shuffle. But, I'm out of the country at the moment. Sorry, I know this...
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13,624
Views: 1,358,224
Posted By aalexander
Yeah, the California model has extra tubes there....

Yeah, the California model has extra tubes there. Goes back to an evaporative emissions container or something like that. I don't know, I don't have a CA model, I've just seen the pics in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5,512
Views: 307,989
Posted By aalexander
Big difference between grabbing onto a car that...

Big difference between grabbing onto a car that has pulled up alongside you and "attacking" a car.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 5,512
Views: 307,989
Posted By aalexander
That's not what the mayor claims. It's...

That's not what the mayor claims. It's interesting, and revealing, that you misrepresent in that way.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5,512
Views: 307,989
Posted By aalexander
Nothing I have said could be remotely construed...

Nothing I have said could be remotely construed as me suggesting that it was.



There I fixed your comment to more accurately reflect reality. Do you have a link to an unbiased news source...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 12,412
Posted By aalexander
http://archive.thv11.com/images/300/169/2/assetpoo...

http://archive.thv11.com/images/300/169/2/assetpool/images/130402095159_Christina%20Maria%20Scroggin.jpg


She seems nice.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 5,512
Views: 307,989
Posted By aalexander
Well, somebody's lying, that's for sure. Anyone...

Well, somebody's lying, that's for sure. Anyone know which guy's lying? I don't. I've seen drivers flip out about bicyclist, but I've also seen bicyclists flip out too. It's not clear to me that...
Forum: The Garage 07-31-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,256
Posted By aalexander
I don't think that anyone here is suggesting that...

I don't think that anyone here is suggesting that cheapeet is the best.

But in this sentence right here:



You're very clearly playing the "safety of your family" card.

So, does or...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 13,624
Views: 1,358,224
Posted By aalexander
I drilled mine at about the 7:30 position. ...

I drilled mine at about the 7:30 position.

Bear in mind that once you tighten the bolt, the spring isn't applying any tension, the doohicky lever is where it is.
Forum: The Garage 07-31-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,256
Posted By aalexander
And if it is, why is it in his store?

And if it is, why is it in his store?
Forum: Alaska 07-31-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,573
Posted By aalexander
Got any pics of you lying in the mud with your...

Got any pics of you lying in the mud with your bike on top of you? :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2014, 12:45 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,323
Posted By aalexander
How 'bout video?...

How 'bout video? (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXTwMEt5JCE)
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13,624
Views: 1,358,224
Posted By aalexander
There's also one from Safari...

There's also one from Safari (http://safaritanksusa.com/index.php?cPath=27&osCsid=e927901a3f6626b132cab8c159e94352)
Forum: Thumpers 07-30-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13,624
Views: 1,358,224
Posted By aalexander
Stop crashing. Or you do like me and...

Stop crashing.


Or you do like me and install some crashbars so that they're protected when I crash.


Or you could install an IMS tank.
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13,624
Views: 1,358,224
Posted By aalexander
A lot of folks recommend that after you loosen...

A lot of folks recommend that after you loosen the bolt on the doo, you whack the case right in that area with something non-marring to jar it loose. Then tighten.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,810
Posted By aalexander
I think that you are correct, in that there are...

I think that you are correct, in that there are states which do not have a law explicitly prohibiting lane splitting (not sure which ones, I just recall that from a website on lanesplitting) And...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,826
Posted By aalexander
Probably never knew a passenger car was on it...

Probably never knew a passenger car was on it either. Tolls are not intended to *only* offset the actual costs associated with the wear and deterioration caused directly by that vehicle on that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,826
Posted By aalexander
OK, we're talking about two different things, I...

OK, we're talking about two different things, I guess.

Yes, I'd agree that if a (non-California) cop is zipping down between a line of stopped cars and runs into one, he'd be at fault, even if...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,826
Posted By aalexander
Seriously? You really think that under...

Seriously? You really think that under California law an exception to the traffic law cannot be made for a police officer responding to an emergency?

Tell you what, why don't you read this and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,826
Posted By aalexander
Not going to help. THe anti filering/lane...

Not going to help. THe anti filering/lane splitting laws in my state as well as the Uniform Vehicle Code from which they are drawn are not applicable to police performing their duties, by explicit...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,810
Posted By aalexander
This isn't directed at anyone in particular, but...

This isn't directed at anyone in particular, but there seems to be very widely held opinion that lane splitting in California is some sort of "grey area" or loophole, and is legal only because...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 8,810
Posted By aalexander
Yours is a good question, ignored so the main...

Yours is a good question, ignored so the main posters can rail against the one they claim they is trolling them. LOL
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Yes, that is a good question. Apparently the answer is yes, they do....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,826
Posted By aalexander
That's the only reason anything is legal. ...

That's the only reason anything is legal. Because there's no law against it. In a free society, you are free to do anything, unless there is a law against it. You don't need a law to give...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 13,624
Views: 1,358,224
Posted By aalexander
Here's what I did: I put my bike on it's center...

Here's what I did: I put my bike on it's center stand, and disconnected the tension links (dogbones, whatever) and them propped the wheel and swingarm up so that those three points were all in a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 02:52 AM
Replies: 13,624
Views: 1,358,224
Posted By aalexander
Yep, all true. The manual for my 09 give specs...

Yep, all true. The manual for my 09 give specs for the unloaded bike, sitting on the side stand. If you have lowering/raising links or are loaded, or have an aftermarket shock or spring, the book...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 13,624
Views: 1,358,224
Posted By aalexander
This is not quite accurate. The tightest point...

This is not quite accurate. The tightest point is going to be when the centers of the countershaft, the swingarm pivot bolt, and the rear axle bolt are all in a line. Depending one how the bike is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9,322
Views: 1,871,270
Posted By aalexander
I would suggest that what he intended to tell you...

I would suggest that what he intended to tell you was that he didn't care if your opinion was that it was safer. Which is an appropriate response for a cop to someone is telling them that they...
Forum: Thumpers 07-26-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By aalexander
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 9,322
Views: 1,871,270
Posted By aalexander
I'm not anti-filtering by any means. Honestly, I...

I'm not anti-filtering by any means. Honestly, I think it would be cool if it were legal in my state. However, it seems to be taken as an article of faith that filtering does not take anything away...
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