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Forum: GS Boxers 02-05-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 712
Views: 93,941
Posted By Harrington
I must be one of those 1%ers because my servo...

I must be one of those 1%ers because my servo brakes work fine. My FD hasn't grenaded. My fuel strip works fine and none of the others items have ruined my riding enjoyment. Maybe I should worry and...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,024
Posted By Harrington
If you buy crap, all you'll ever have is crap.

If you buy crap, all you'll ever have is crap.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-23-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 630,669
Posted By Harrington
I already have motorcycle towing through my...

I already have motorcycle towing through my insurance. I was entertaining the idea of just having the SPOT option. Unlike the other options that require a phone call, the SPOT option uses the...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-23-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 630,669
Posted By Harrington
Does the the Spot Assist Roadside offer...

Does the the Spot Assist Roadside offer motorcycle towing? I know my AAA car service didn't cover motorcycle towing the last time I binned. I'm seriously considering getting the service if it does...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-25-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,786
Posted By Harrington
Glory is fleeting. Get a car.

Glory is fleeting. Get a car.
Forum: The Garage 12-25-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,011
Posted By Harrington
You said it was outside. Find out for yourself.

You said it was outside. Find out for yourself.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 03-12-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,995
Posted By Harrington
I'm waiting to see how BMW mounts the XM...

I'm waiting to see how BMW mounts the XM puck.:wink:
Forum: Road Warriors 02-01-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,100
Posted By Harrington
MotoGP didn't go to full traction control because...

MotoGP didn't go to full traction control because it feels good. They did because it's better than the best riders in the world. An aggressive rider eventually will benefit from ABS and ASC. Now...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-01-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 11,139
Posted By Harrington
My bike is tucked in the back of the garage. It...

My bike is tucked in the back of the garage. It takes me probably 5 minutes to get the bike out and gear up. It takes the same to put it all away. For that reason I don't just ride down to the local...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-21-2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By Harrington
Mine varies with the terrain and load. I can get...

Mine varies with the terrain and load. I can get 46 all day long while loaded in the twisties. It'll get in the high 50s with no top case, stock windscreen down, in 6th gear at no more than 60 mph. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-14-2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By Harrington
That was my first bike. I was at least the third...

That was my first bike. I was at least the third owner and mine was thrashed. The electrical system was fubared and I eventually kicked a hole through the rear case with the starter.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,429
Posted By Harrington
That sure sounds like the people there. I have...

That sure sounds like the people there. I have had nothing but perfect service from them since I bought my bike there in '05. I was there today for some misc. stuff. I was there a few weeks ago for...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-22-2008, 08:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,156
Posted By Harrington
I bought the 1200RT because of all the stock...

I bought the 1200RT because of all the stock farkles. No other bike in it's class has the same available features. I had a FZ1 at the time and was getting in trouble with the power. The RT does not...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-03-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,459
Posted By Harrington
I ride over the Altamont Pass frequently and it...

I ride over the Altamont Pass frequently and it can be a little breezy. There has been times when it was easier to keep the bike up while rolling than being stopped. I don't mind the steady gusts as...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 02-18-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 630,669
Posted By Harrington
Why don't you take the high road here and just...

Why don't you take the high road here and just leave the thread.
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,432
Posted By Harrington
How cold does a wet R2P suit get? I'm thinking...

How cold does a wet R2P suit get? I'm thinking that there would be a lot of evaporative cooling going on. I know my Rev'it gloves are waterproof but they sure get cold when they are wet on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 106,580
Posted By Harrington
Go to their website and follow the instructions....

Go to their website and follow the instructions. You don't need to go to their shop for a custom seat. They will ask you questions and they will want photos of you on your bike.

I did a "ride...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 01-17-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 630,669
Posted By Harrington
Great that's a start. Keep us posted.

Great that's a start. Keep us posted.
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,544
Posted By Harrington
Read the disclaimer Don't walk in front of a...

Read the disclaimer

Don't walk in front of a mirror while wearing the Roadcrafter. Don't ride by retail spaces with full store front windows. Don't wear the Roadcrafter on a first date and expect...
Forum: Vendors 11-27-2007, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,790
Posted By Harrington
Great news. Keep us posted.

Great news. Keep us posted.
Forum: Vendors 11-23-2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,790
Posted By Harrington
+1 I'm also looking for custom earplug...

+1

I'm also looking for custom earplug speakers for my Zumo. Please post links to your specific recommended product for this application. Also, do you do the impressions for the customs pieces at...
Forum: Face Plant 11-11-2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 34,213
Posted By Harrington
We won't be going back to prohibition. We already...

We won't be going back to prohibition. We already have laws in place with defined BAC levels. We don't need more laws. We just need to enforce our current laws. Habitual drunks will still drive...
Forum: Face Plant 11-11-2007, 07:36 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 34,213
Posted By Harrington
Exactly The only thing sadder than these 5...

Exactly

The only thing sadder than these 5 people dieing in 5 more dieing the same way.
Forum: Face Plant 11-10-2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 34,213
Posted By Harrington
Where does it say it was 5 motorcyclists? It...

Where does it say it was 5 motorcyclists? It truly is sad but it also happened outside a bar at 11pm. The lady who dropped her bike could have been drunk as well as most of her helpers. RIP threads...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-10-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,627
Posted By Harrington
My bad. I've been out of the criminal justice...

My bad. I've been out of the criminal justice system for quite some time.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-10-2007, 08:56 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,627
Posted By Harrington
Nope...Just straight up Budweiser. All of the...

Nope...Just straight up Budweiser. All of the charts said that I would be OK. The Breathalyser said different. I was lucky because it was before they were really clamping down. I slept it off in the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-09-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,627
Posted By Harrington
That's what I thought before I received my DUI in...

That's what I thought before I received my DUI in '80. 5 beers in 7 hours had me at a 1.2.
Forum: Thumpers 11-09-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,638
Posted By Harrington
OTD Motorsports in Oakland gave me an internet...

OTD Motorsports in Oakland gave me an internet quote for an '07 of something like $4900 OTD.
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2007, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By Harrington
Thanks for the replies. It answered my question.

Thanks for the replies. It answered my question.
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By Harrington
Zumo doesn't put the XM on the Bluetooth. IIRC...

Zumo doesn't put the XM on the Bluetooth. IIRC you can get the basic kit for NCOM and just run the stereo mini-cable from the Zumo to the helmet. I was considering it for freeway speeds. I currently...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-03-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 7,627
Posted By Harrington
I think the poll is spot on. Either you drive...

I think the poll is spot on. Either you drive impaired from alcohol or you don't.
Forum: Equipment 11-03-2007, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 872
Posted By Harrington
Ncom sound quality

How is the sound quality of the Nolan Ncom system. I tried a search and only found a few references to sound quality. They said it was bad and too muted. I am considering a purchase to pair with my...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-29-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,211
Posted By Harrington
A deer jumped in front of me 3 years ago. I was...

A deer jumped in front of me 3 years ago. I was doing about 55 when I spotted him about 10 off the road on the other side of a 4' barb wire fence. He jumped right in front of me. I didn't have time...
Forum: Equipment 10-22-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,856
Posted By Harrington
I bought the VM this last spring and was riding...

I bought the VM this last spring and was riding with it all summer. It's typically over 90 here from July through September. The VM was obviously a lot cooler than my Roadcrafter. I put the stock...
Forum: Racing 10-17-2007, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,606
Posted By Harrington
Asphalt is for gettin' there. Dirt is for racin'....

Asphalt is for gettin' there. Dirt is for racin'.

Or as some of my asphalt friends say. Asphalt is for racin' and dirt is for potatoes.
Forum: Racing 10-17-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By Harrington
That's a cryin' shame. IMO you haven't seen...

That's a cryin' shame. IMO you haven't seen motorcycle racin' unitl you seen a pack of V-twins back it into turn 1 on a mile track. They make Roman chariot racers look like pussies.
Forum: The Garage 10-15-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,860
Posted By Harrington
Drip legs aren't required everywhere. We have...

Drip legs aren't required everywhere. We have PG&E around here and the gas is fairly dry. It also has a low sulfur content and they are allowing copper for gas piping. Dirt legs aren't required in...
Forum: The Garage 10-14-2007, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,860
Posted By Harrington
Call a professional before you blow yourself up....

Call a professional before you blow yourself up. Natural gas isn't something you should be screwing with if you don't know what you are doing. I'm a plumbing contractor and I had a boiler flash on my...
Forum: Road Warriors 10-11-2007, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,427
Posted By Harrington
I bought the Vstream last winter. It is a nice,...

I bought the Vstream last winter. It is a nice, quiet screen for temps below 80F. It is over 90 for 3 months here and I put the stock screen back on for the summer. The Vstream just cut too much...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2007, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By Harrington
Aerostich Super Booster

Does anybody have any experience with this amp? I'm using a Boostaroo now and I'm not getting enough volume. I've seen the Amplider. I was wondering how the Super Booster compares.
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