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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2014, 09:51 AM
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Views: 7,905
Posted By Thanantos
Seriously? Hard to argue for us cops when...

Seriously?

Hard to argue for us cops when even we can't keep up a minimum level of respectful discord.

*shaking my head as I walk away*

There's always one.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-17-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
Speaking of surly...I have a tendency towards...

Speaking of surly...I have a tendency towards that myself :D

Have fun and tell us of your adventures, but not the routes. :deal
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-17-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
Good to hear! Like I said I am trying to go in...

Good to hear! Like I said I am trying to go in with an open mind so this helps. Thanks.


Good for you Jesse. I am convinced that karma always works out in the end. Enjoy those cookies, and the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,905
Posted By Thanantos
No worries, it's probably me. I was just...

No worries, it's probably me.

I was just bouncing off your comment to also debunk the myth of the "revenue collector". Sorry I wasn't more clear.

I guess the only reason I mentioned that I was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,905
Posted By Thanantos
Another common theme that I hear a lot, but I am...

Another common theme that I hear a lot, but I am surprised to hear from former LEO.....revenue.

I have 0 idea where the money from tickets go except I do know that a small portion (really small)...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,905
Posted By Thanantos
I just want to bounce off of your comment to...

I just want to bounce off of your comment to clarify something.

If some guy is a jerk to me on a stop he is more likely to get a ticket, but it's not because I don't like him or because he is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,905
Posted By Thanantos
This is actually good to hear. Around here the...

This is actually good to hear. Around here the standard is similar if not a bit more liberal, but I wonder about other jurisdictions when on long trips. Thanks for the response. Getting rolled as a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,905
Posted By Thanantos
Lol, no worries. I've been on this board a long...

Lol, no worries. I've been on this board a long time. I don't frequently out myself as LEO, but I recognized your post as sincere and genuinely seeking a real response from LEO rather than just the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,905
Posted By Thanantos
:deal Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk

:deal

Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-15-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
Damn it :( O well, I really shouldn't be so...

Damn it :(

O well, I really shouldn't be so cynical about dealers. My experiences haven't been all that bad, certainly not as bad as yours or Ryan's.

After further reflection and a PM from...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,905
Posted By Thanantos
Thanks for posting your source.

Thanks for posting your source.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,905
Posted By Thanantos
Fair enough. Thanks for posting the reference and...

Fair enough. Thanks for posting the reference and your potential at least for academic criticism of the research.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,905
Posted By Thanantos
I'm not saying you're wrong or a liar, but if...

I'm not saying you're wrong or a liar, but if you're gonna put out a stat like that you should have references and a list of what the others in the top 10 are.

Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,905
Posted By Thanantos
Sure, it does become willful at that point and...

Sure, it does become willful at that point and I'm surprised the second officer didn't write him a ticket. Riders/drivers like him should be aware that very recently police officers have this sort of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,905
Posted By Thanantos
And you can provide proof of this? Sent from...

And you can provide proof of this?

Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,905
Posted By Thanantos
LEO here. O boy here we go..... First of all...

LEO here. O boy here we go.....

First of all "cops" is a very general term referring to a group of people that come from every walk of life, have every variable life experience including every...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-15-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
Congrats to both of you, that's awesome.

Congrats to both of you, that's awesome.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-15-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
I'll recommend that to the dealer :D I...

I'll recommend that to the dealer :D



I know. Doesn't mean I'm not going to make fun of you about it though :lol3
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-15-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
Lol, well let's hope it goes better than that. ...

Lol, well let's hope it goes better than that.

IDK, but dealers of Jap bikes just don't seem to be very good at customer service in general. I guess the service after the sale is what you get...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-15-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
That's the response I am hoping not to get, and...

That's the response I am hoping not to get, and yes I did play
around with both the front and rear preload adjustments as well as confirming my tires were at the proper pressure.

What I haven't...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-15-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
That's a fancy ride there Charlie. Good for you! ...

That's a fancy ride there Charlie. Good for you!





Yup, brand new Strom. It had 800 miles on it before I left on my trip. I discovered during the trip that between 25 and 45 mph if I let go...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-14-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
Well, that's good to hear. They have been...

Well, that's good to hear.

They have been receptive to my warranty claim, at least in theory, so far. We'll see how the actual work goes.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-14-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
Lol, nice videos. The musical accompaniment was...

Lol, nice videos. The musical accompaniment was perfect for both.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-14-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
Since I bought a bike from Babbitt's this year...

Since I bought a bike from Babbitt's this year (long story, my wife bought it for me) that now needs warranty work I'm intrigued about your opinion of them. I don't know anyone else who has ever done...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-06-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
Wow Pete, that is an epic journey. Good luck, and...

Wow Pete, that is an epic journey. Good luck, and I'll be following along on your blog.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-05-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
That is seriously intense. My fear of heights...

That is seriously intense. My fear of heights definitely added to that when watching the video.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,071
Posted By Thanantos
Michigan is a recent (last year) turn towards...

Michigan is a recent (last year) turn towards allowing unhelmeted riders. However, those without helmets must be endorsed riders and have added insurance that they are not required to provide proof...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,071
Posted By Thanantos
I'm late to the discussion, too lazy to read this...

I'm late to the discussion, too lazy to read this whole thread and have nothing to contribute to the OP as I have never used a tinted shield, but I just wanted to mention that tinted shields are...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-02-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
:annie

:annie
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-02-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
Did you break down and get one of those fancy...

Did you break down and get one of those fancy smart phones?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-02-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
Good for you guys. Looks like fun.

Good for you guys. Looks like fun.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-01-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
In honour of Canada Day!: ...

In honour of Canada Day!:

http://i.imgur.com/F5SqTiE.png
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-01-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
All the stuff I posted about is seasonal roads so...

All the stuff I posted about is seasonal roads so they're definitely doable on a big bike. Some sandy sections might be challenging, but it's doable.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-30-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
Hey man! Sorry you popped in during a rare moment...

Hey man! Sorry you popped in during a rare moment of controversy here, but we're glad you came along.

What are you riding currently?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-30-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
Well, I'll say this Buls and leave the argument...

Well, I'll say this Buls and leave the argument altogether.

What you posted was condescending and shitty in response to Mark's post. He's just a guy going out for a ride. If you don't like his...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-30-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
Rob posted lots of good stuff, but you'd be well...

Rob posted lots of good stuff, but you'd be well served to take some time to explore both the Allegan Forest and the Yankee Springs/Barry County Game Area.

The Allegan Forest has great two...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-30-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
Lol! I'd forgotten about that. Maybe I'll try to...

Lol! I'd forgotten about that. Maybe I'll try to get some free drinks next time I'm down there :sweeti
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-30-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
In fact, you and I rode there once. First and...

In fact, you and I rode there once. First and only time I've ever been there.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-29-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
I would my friend, but if all goes well I will be...

I would my friend, but if all goes well I will be in Wisconsin by Tuesday the 8th on my yearly week long road ride.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-29-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 8,374
Views: 351,245
Posted By Thanantos
I don't think anyone claimed the trail was their...

I don't think anyone claimed the trail was their little secret so I'm not sure what that this response to do with anything, but OK....that's a weird rant......but.....whatever.



I think you're...
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