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Forum: Trip Planning 12-27-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,572
Posted By vagt6
Since you asked . . . save at least 10% of this...

Since you asked . . . save at least 10% of this money and of every single dollar that passes through your hands until you're ready to retire. Invest this money wisely, and conservatively. It's really...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-14-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,720
Posted By vagt6
If there's a loan/lien on the bike you're usually...

If there's a loan/lien on the bike you're usually contractually obligated to purchase full coverage (liability, comprehensive and collision) until the loan's paid off. Also, you may opt to purchase...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-04-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 97,056
Posted By vagt6
Randy, that's the one I emailed you about. ...

Randy, that's the one I emailed you about. Gassman is great, but very pricey and very busy. He's backed up for weeks, if not months, with projects that include a $1 Million resto on a '56 Ferrari,...
Forum: Americas 11-04-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By vagt6
Don't roll the dice: you definitely need...

Don't roll the dice: you definitely need automobile/motorcycle liability insurance. If you're involved in an accident and adverse litigation arises, you could lose a lot of money in defense costs...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-30-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 97,056
Posted By vagt6
My Mg is registered in the show, car #83, 1974 MK...

My Mg is registered in the show, car #83, 1974 MK III Midget, white/tan interior.

Vote for my car and I'll buy you a BEER!:lol3
Forum: Americas 09-27-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By vagt6
Highway A1A is the old north-south coastal route...

Highway A1A is the old north-south coastal route that runs from VA to Miami. It's a fairly slow way to go, through cities, etc., but loaded with history. It runs adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2011, 06:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,855
Posted By vagt6
For the best premium, shop until you drop. Check...

For the best premium, shop until you drop. Check the internet for pricing, call a few local agents, then compare and go with the lowest is what I do.

As for liability, it's to protect your...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-17-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,371
Posted By vagt6
The more I travel, the more I realize that...

The more I travel, the more I realize that advance planning is a huge factor in enjoying the journey. Sure, unplanned trips are great, but if you're going on a long trip, or far away, your research...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-16-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 97,056
Posted By vagt6
Randy, you're just JEALOUS!:lol3

Randy, you're just JEALOUS!:lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-15-2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 97,056
Posted By vagt6
Like a dumbo, I forgot to register my MG for the...

Like a dumbo, I forgot to register my MG for the show, registration deadline was Aug. 31. I entered it the previous two years and didn't get a trophy. It's a great show, with plenty of really cool...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2011, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 97,056
Posted By vagt6
And, if you like British cars (and some British...

And, if you like British cars (and some British bikes, too), here's a great car show this weekend in Sandston, near Richmond.

Everything from Austin Healeys to TVRs will be there. It's at a...
Forum: Americas 09-02-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,238
Posted By vagt6
That's excellent advice, above. Remember:...

That's excellent advice, above.

Remember: here in old Virginia (and other such places), anyone who wants a gun has got one. Many of these country folks wouldn't hesitate to pull a gun on a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,969
Posted By vagt6
Whatever you do, when your bike falls over be...

Whatever you do, when your bike falls over be sure to bend your knees and lift up the bike with your LEGS. Bend those knees and keep your back straight while lifting. Don't bend over and lift with...
Forum: Americas 08-04-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 15,238
Posted By vagt6
In my neck of the woods, the cell companies lease...

In my neck of the woods, the cell companies lease the land upon which the towers stand, usually for 10/20 years or something similar. So, the land still belongs to the landowners, not the cell...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-26-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,373
Posted By vagt6
This is good advice. There's so much historic...

This is good advice. There's so much historic stuff to see, it's almost mind-boggling. A good jumpoff spot may be Charlottesville, home of Thomas Jefferson. His home, Monticello, is here and it is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,815
Posted By vagt6
A key problem with hand signals is most folks...

A key problem with hand signals is most folks don't understand them. This can lead to confusion, and a crash.

I'd bet that the vast majority of drivers today have no clue what most hand signals...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 11,619
Posted By vagt6
Don't you just love folks who think they're above...

Don't you just love folks who think they're above the law (e.g., riding over the road lines as discussed, above), and that the law doesn't apply to them??:eek1

Without such folks, there would be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,135
Posted By vagt6
A liability waiver offers little, if any,...

A liability waiver offers little, if any, protection. Depending on the language contained in the waiver, ultimatey we cannot compel other to sign away their constitutional rights (which most waivers...
Forum: EMEA 06-11-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,186
Posted By vagt6
If you're near Salzburg, go over to the Lake...

If you're near Salzburg, go over to the Lake Country district, it's very near Salzburg. We went to a little lakeside town called Mondsee, it was absolutely beautiful. You also pass by the Red Bull...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-08-2011, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By vagt6
However . . . many Independent Agents have access...

However . . . many Independent Agents have access to a wide range of excess and surplus lines carriers, and specialty insurers including Lloyd's. Such coverage may not prove to be cheap, all the more...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-05-2011, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By vagt6
One way to obtain a quote for coverage may be to...

One way to obtain a quote for coverage may be to contact and Independent Agent in the City or area where you intend to be based on your trip. They can provide an estimate of the premium which will...
Forum: Face plant 03-12-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,829
Posted By vagt6
Alcohol = impairment and dulled senses. Just one...

Alcohol = impairment and dulled senses. Just one drink/beer has an effect, even if you can't perceive it.

Why take the chance? Why ride impaired? Why become a statistic?

Thanks for...
Forum: Americas 02-23-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,780
Posted By vagt6
Maybe I'm thinking the worst case scenario. If...

Maybe I'm thinking the worst case scenario. If you don't at least try to anticipate and plan for the worst case scenario (this is called good planning/risk management), you're a target for it.
...
Forum: Americas 02-23-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,780
Posted By vagt6
Rideabout, I don't disagree with your assessment,...

Rideabout, I don't disagree with your assessment, and debating the legal definition of "trespassing" won't be of much consolation if we're on the wrong side of fate while "stealth" camping.

I'm...
Forum: Americas 02-23-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,780
Posted By vagt6
No wonder you felt scared: if you were camping on...

No wonder you felt scared: if you were camping on private land the owner was problably just trying to protect his property! Almost anyone would do the same. You're lucky as hell he wasn't some...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,709
Posted By vagt6
Rhino, get on the web and in your local Yellow...

Rhino, get on the web and in your local Yellow pages and shop that insurance until you drop! Premiums can vary significantly among insurers for the same coverage.

Get quotes from the usual MC...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2010, 06:29 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,388
Posted By vagt6
Stats confirm that far more drivers are injured...

Stats confirm that far more drivers are injured by swerving and trying to avoid the animal than by actually hitting it. Running out of the road and hitting a tree or other hard object would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,388
Posted By vagt6
Also, slow down in areas where deer alert signs...

Also, slow down in areas where deer alert signs are posted on side of the road.

In VA, it's a triangular sign with a jumping deer symbol in black with a yellow background. The VA DMV post these...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-09-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 97,056
Posted By vagt6
Selling my bike (maybe)

Hello, all. I'm thinkin' about selling my super nice '03 KLR 650. I just don't have time to ride anymore, plus I have a '74 MG that gets most of my spare time attention.

Purchased from "B.E....
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2,055
Views: 627,416
Posted By vagt6
I have the Mesh Kevlar and purchased the heavy...

I have the Mesh Kevlar and purchased the heavy duty Aero Tex liners for cold-weather riding, both the pants liners and jacket liners. They easily snap into the pants/jacket and are equally easy to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,243
Posted By vagt6
What really matters in the long run: your BUDGET....

What really matters in the long run: your BUDGET.

Develop a budget, live within your means, plan for retirement.

If a new bike fits in your budget, get one. If not, don't.

Simple.:norton
Forum: Face plant 10-20-2010, 09:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,531
Posted By vagt6
Correct!!! You win the insurance quiz!! :rofl...

Correct!!! You win the insurance quiz!! :rofl :rofl :norton
Forum: Face plant 10-19-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,531
Posted By vagt6
Nice try, but no way would such a loss be covered...

Nice try, but no way would such a loss be covered by comprehensive.:rofl
Forum: Face plant 10-15-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,531
Posted By vagt6
It's up to you or your insurer to prove that the...

It's up to you or your insurer to prove that the contractor did something wrong (negligent). "Oils on the pavement" is not necessarily the contractor's fault and I don't think they're liable for...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-14-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,394
Posted By vagt6
You think it's "depressing" living with your...

You think it's "depressing" living with your parents?? Well, think about how depressing it will be when you're 35, undereducated and unable to find a job that pays more than minimum wage!!!! Now,...
Forum: Americas 10-14-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By vagt6
U.S. Rt. 11, on the west side of the BRP/Blue...

U.S. Rt. 11, on the west side of the BRP/Blue Ridge mountains, parallels Interstate 81, running north-south along the entire length of VA through the storied Shenandoah Valley. Called the "old...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,612
Posted By vagt6
Voo-doo snake oil. It may deter some deer, but...

Voo-doo snake oil. It may deter some deer, but certainly not all of them. But what it might do is instill false confidence in the rider which is more hazardous than any deer.

Slow down in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 97,056
Posted By vagt6
Thanks for the kind words, Ted. The...

Thanks for the kind words, Ted.

The deceased rider was about my age, too.

Please, and this is no slogan, don't let friends drive drunk (or buzzed).
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-05-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 97,056
Posted By vagt6
Crap, didn't want to hear that. Goddamn drunk...

Crap, didn't want to hear that. Goddamn drunk drivers, I hope the stinking guy gets jail time.

The one thing you really can't plan for in a car or riding a bike, the fast-swerving drunk over the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-04-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,935
Views: 97,056
Posted By vagt6
Been there for about 40 years, or at least since...

Been there for about 40 years, or at least since I bought my first British car, a Triumph GT6, in 1973. It's a disease, really, and I ain't lookin' for a cure.

Hey, saw TED at the Waynesboro car...
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