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Forum: Equipment 05-21-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,008
Posted By d'Artagnan1
Jeff, I have to use a cover w/ my Triumph tank...

Jeff, I have to use a cover w/ my Triumph tank bag - bit of a pain.

Just bought the US40 (a 20 & two 10's), but haven't put it to any real use yet.
Forum: Equipment 05-13-2010, 04:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,608
Posted By d'Artagnan1
Veloce Legionnaires. A great street glove. I...

Veloce Legionnaires. A great street glove. I have them in all black. Veloce has other models f/ track, etc.

http://www.webbikeworld.com/motorcycle-gloves/veloce-legionnaire-gloves/
Forum: Face plant 10-31-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,546
Posted By d'Artagnan1
I understand your thoughts. I commute on the...

I understand your thoughts. I commute on the bike nearly every single day, even in fairly heavy rain, and, in winter, VERY cold temperatures. 46 miles each way, of which 40 is on 3 VERY busy St....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2009, 07:40 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,329
Posted By d'Artagnan1
And just who, other than the same screwed up...

And just who, other than the same screwed up legal system, dictates that "brain-dead bodies" must be kept alive f/ years. If it were you, would you honestly want that?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8,522
Views: 1,724,997
Posted By d'Artagnan1
Aren't you hot in all that?

Aren't you hot in all that?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,329
Posted By d'Artagnan1
I always wear a full-face. I always wear a seat...

I always wear a full-face.
I always wear a seat belt.
I always respect the right of an adult to make his own choices.
I am always against any government that feels it is okay to strip personal...
Forum: Face plant 08-12-2009, 04:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,987
Posted By d'Artagnan1
Glad you got great emergency and med assistance. ...

Glad you got great emergency and med assistance.

Glad you are mending well.

Thanks f/ your service in LE.

Now be a real man and write yourself the ticket f/ careless driving that you deserve...
Forum: Face plant 07-05-2009, 02:09 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,512
Posted By d'Artagnan1
Bravo, young lady! Great bit of riding!

Bravo, young lady! Great bit of riding!
Forum: Face plant 07-05-2009, 02:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 941
Posted By d'Artagnan1
Dillon, sorry about the drop and glad you...

Dillon, sorry about the drop and glad you weren't injured. N 250's are dang good bikes f/ the $. What are you thinking of as a possible replacement?
Forum: Face plant 07-02-2009, 05:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,490
Posted By d'Artagnan1
sang, that really sux! How come when a...

sang, that really sux!

How come when a private citizen causes an accident of any sort involving bodily harm the legal system (and much of society) is relentless in ripping them a new one, but when...
Forum: Face plant 06-23-2009, 11:02 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 18,446
Posted By d'Artagnan1
Glad you are okay, ultra. And thanks for sharing.

Glad you are okay, ultra. And thanks for sharing.
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,118
Posted By d'Artagnan1
very nice indeed

very nice indeed
Forum: Road warriors 06-21-2009, 05:33 AM
Replies: 145
Poll: Best naked?
Views: 12,557
Posted By d'Artagnan1
Nice Duc, curb!

Nice Duc, curb!
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 145
Poll: Best naked?
Views: 12,557
Posted By d'Artagnan1
What a1fa said!

What a1fa said!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2009, 05:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,485
Posted By d'Artagnan1
Yes, it is all about revenue. And our...

Yes, it is all about revenue.

And our leaders are just doing what the masses elect them to do - bigger government, more laws, more spending, more taxes/fines/fees...again, bigger government, more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,796
Posted By d'Artagnan1
I speed, therefore I am... ...only sooner!

I speed, therefore I am...

...only sooner!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,069
Posted By d'Artagnan1
kraven, I am loving my Triumph Street...

kraven,

I am loving my Triumph Street Triple. Hope you get well soon.

I was a kid in Bristol in the 60's. Good ol' State St. and the Paramount.

Best,
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2009, 07:09 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,432
Posted By d'Artagnan1
+1, Man, I hate that!!! People around here...

+1, Man, I hate that!!!

People around here do it constantly. And DMV has added so much double paint to the 2-laners in the last few years that it is now becoming difficult to find legal passing...
Forum: Face plant 06-12-2009, 03:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,478
Posted By d'Artagnan1
My 2008 Triumph came w/ quality metal nut secured...

My 2008 Triumph came w/ quality metal nut secured right angle valves on front and rear. Looks much safer than the rubber type.

Glad no serious injuries!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2009, 03:27 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,259
Posted By d'Artagnan1
+1 well said.

+1 well said.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2009, 03:24 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,259
Posted By d'Artagnan1
That's the point. Firearms neither start nor...

That's the point. Firearms neither start nor stop crime any more than hammers start or stop construction. Criminals are responsible f/ crime. A defensive firearm just gives a law abiding citizen a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,259
Posted By d'Artagnan1
I have given it more thought. Lots of it. And...

I have given it more thought. Lots of it. And the reality is that your line of thought will all too soon win out. Americans will then be defenseless against the criminal element, or did they all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,259
Posted By d'Artagnan1
Guess that would include box cutters. And maybe...

Guess that would include box cutters. And maybe aircraft.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,259
Posted By d'Artagnan1
Yes, it is really easy and requires so little...

Yes, it is really easy and requires so little thought.

Best.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,530
Posted By d'Artagnan1
Doc, Proof! - lol.

Doc, Proof! - lol.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,259
Posted By d'Artagnan1
RedMenace +1 Pike Bishop +1

RedMenace

+1

Pike Bishop

+1
Forum: Face plant 06-08-2009, 02:37 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 36,826
Posted By d'Artagnan1
Absolutely awesome!

Absolutely awesome!
Forum: Face plant 06-02-2009, 06:31 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,772
Posted By d'Artagnan1
OUCH!!! Bug, as a fellow Street Triple owner I...

OUCH!!! Bug, as a fellow Street Triple owner I certainly feel your pain. It really hurts to have one of these lovely lasses get banged up, but as they say - stuff happens.

Glad you were wearing...
Forum: Face plant 05-31-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 844
Posted By d'Artagnan1
Ninja 250's are great bikes. Sorry about the...

Ninja 250's are great bikes. Sorry about the deer incident and glad you had no injuries to report.
Forum: Face plant 05-29-2009, 05:41 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,352
Posted By d'Artagnan1
I had been riding a Ninja 250 f/ several weeks...

I had been riding a Ninja 250 f/ several weeks before my BRC. We were given Virago 250's f/ the class. Mine had 75 miles on it. I absolutely hated the forward controls and the way the bike felt...
Forum: Face plant 05-24-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 13,271
Posted By d'Artagnan1
Shnerb, Hold tough, mate! Time will pass -...

Shnerb, Hold tough, mate! Time will pass - slowly though.
Forum: Face plant 05-22-2009, 02:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,500
Posted By d'Artagnan1
Syc, I loved it. Glad you weren't hurt. I also...

Syc, I loved it. Glad you weren't hurt. I also watched your "Summer Morning Ride" - TOO Cool!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,551
Posted By d'Artagnan1
The once cocky and confident youth could now but...

The once cocky and confident youth could now but stand there w/ a look of admiration upon his face and surrender spelled out in his now stooped shoulders. "Yes," he said quietly to the aged...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,256
Posted By d'Artagnan1
Hopefully he is a beginner who just learned a BIG...

Hopefully he is a beginner who just learned a BIG lesson. Glad you and your bike escaped unharmed.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-13-2009, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By d'Artagnan1
Chris, sent you a PM w/ my cell #.

Chris, sent you a PM w/ my cell #.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2009, 06:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,500
Posted By d'Artagnan1
Now you've got me wishing ABS was an option on...

Now you've got me wishing ABS was an option on the Street Triple.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-09-2009, 07:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,070
Posted By d'Artagnan1
Just one of the many things wrong w/ this type of...

Just one of the many things wrong w/ this type of stop is reportedly bikes are being singled out. F/ every bike they catch w/o ins, or some other infraction, many more cages w/ the same, or worse,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,184
Posted By d'Artagnan1
So glad so many FEEL so much safer now - now that...

So glad so many FEEL so much safer now - now that cell phone use is outlawed in some areas. Just look at all the cool stuff yo-yos will now be able to get done w/ the free time not spent on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,184
Posted By d'Artagnan1
DAK. high-five!

DAK. high-five!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2009, 09:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,184
Posted By d'Artagnan1
lol, ever note that nearly everything that modern...

lol, ever note that nearly everything that modern day governments can get their hands on is suddenly a "privilege"...

...except, of course, taxation. Taxation, is the ONE of our very few...
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