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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 407,004
Posted By wadenelson
Probably because they're trying so hard NOT TO...

Probably because they're trying so hard NOT TO CRY....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 7,283
Posted By wadenelson
Less than a 2 mile drive today and saw not one...

Less than a 2 mile drive today and saw not one but TWO distrcted drivers very nearly kiss a curb. One directly in front of me,

missed it by THAT much....

I'll bet replacement wheel sales are...
Forum: Face plant 03-06-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,066
Posted By wadenelson
I"m gonna ask the hard question. Do you think...

I"m gonna ask the hard question. Do you think you were in his blind spot?

This goes along with the "He MUST have done SOMETHING wrong or else it might happen to ME" theory of doing accident...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 612
Posted By wadenelson
http://i.imgur.com/EM9x9pcl.png

http://i.imgur.com/EM9x9pcl.png
Forum: Battle scooters 03-06-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,187
Posted By wadenelson
Here's the helmet to go with it: ...

Here's the helmet to go with it:

http://i.imgur.com/27iNUcMl.png
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,339
Posted By wadenelson
^^^^ this!

^^^^ this!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-17-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,727
Posted By wadenelson
Guy in my church confessed to buying a high end...

Guy in my church confessed to buying a high end Harley without knowing how to ride, or ever having ridden, had it delivered to his house, and after punching a hole in the garage sheetrock with it...
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 368,688
Posted By wadenelson
You might be write about that! But probabaly not.

You might be write about that! But probabaly not.
Forum: The Garage 02-12-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 368,688
Posted By wadenelson
Article on AGM batteries:

http://images2.advanstar.com/PixelMags/motor-age/digitaledition/11-2014.html#64

Key takeaway: An excess charging rate will render a $$$ AGM battery into an expensive doorstop.

And ONCE AGAIN...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,469
Posted By wadenelson
Request to Moderator: Can you pls move my &...

Request to Moderator:

Can you pls move my & Bwalsh's interchanges to the "Head Explody" forum or whatever it is you call it; the place for flame wars to burn out?

Apparently now I"m a F'n...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,574
Posted By wadenelson
I've experienced noisy (read: Wind noise at...

I've experienced noisy (read: Wind noise at painfully loud levels) days and quiet days wearing the same exact helmet.

my CURRENT theory is it has somethig to do with the wind DIRECTION relative...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,797
Posted By wadenelson
56. Sold my CBR929. Could only "assume the...

56. Sold my CBR929. Could only "assume the position" for about 45 minutes before knees/back started complaining. 2 hours and I was done.

On a ZG-1400ABS now. Can comfortably ride 8-10 hours.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,342
Posted By wadenelson
Without any respect whatsoever, if you honestly...

Without any respect whatsoever, if you honestly think I'll do a better job of swerving to avoid a head-on collision by spending more time scanning my gauges....

NOWHERE did I ever say I could not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,469
Posted By wadenelson
Oh, so now I have Tourettes, "half a brain", and...

Oh, so now I have Tourettes, "half a brain", and should ride the bus because YOU don't know the DIFFERENCE BETWEEN SHOUTING and using an occasional capitalized word to EMPHASIZE a sentence, enhance...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,342
Posted By wadenelson
Relaxing or Nerve-Wracking?

My buddy Warren, motorcycle rides relax him, help him to unwind. At the end of a long day of riding...he'd prefer to jump back on and go ride some more, run around whatever town we're overnighting...
Forum: The Garage 02-11-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,044
Posted By wadenelson
I'd stick with low end. My HF scanner does "real...

I'd stick with low end. My HF scanner does "real time data" $89 if you catch it on sale, 2 years free updates.

Autozone has a low-end scanner that will do ABS / Airbags on GM/Ford. Saw it on...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-10-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By wadenelson
Are there any large ROCKS laying anywhere in the...

Are there any large ROCKS laying anywhere in the vicinity of that plate glass window?

Is there anyone who'd like to "go in" on this ....caper...with me?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,469
Posted By wadenelson
Reading comprehension? Anger management? I...

Reading comprehension? Anger management? I didn't hit or get hit despite LOOKING for the phone. I merely BRACED. Distracted woman driver "corrected" and got back into her lane at the last possible...
Forum: Face plant 02-09-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,316
Posted By wadenelson
Commit yourself to riding as safely as possible,...

Commit yourself to riding as safely as possible, wearing proper safety gear, and then putting it in God's hands. No man lives forever. The survivors are always saddened, but if there is indeed an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,469
Posted By wadenelson
I think you're barking up the wrong billboard: ...

I think you're barking up the wrong billboard:

http://liamcarldesign.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/billboard_14x48_all-9.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,469
Posted By wadenelson
Sez who, besides YOU? Apparently more than...

Sez who, besides YOU?

Apparently more than a few of us AGREE that looking at gauges while riding/driving is attention mis-spent, that gauges can/SHOULD BE checked only at stoplights, etc.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,469
Posted By wadenelson
How about we try and put this train back on its...

How about we try and put this train back on its original tracks.

We're all distracted at various times and to various degrees. I've already acknowledged that @#$#$ing with the stereo system is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,469
Posted By wadenelson
Bingo! Play with "devices""when drifting a...

Bingo! Play with "devices""when drifting a little into the other lane won't take out or endanger ANOTHER rider/driver.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-07-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,469
Posted By wadenelson
Where is your attention actually focused?

I've put over 2500 miles on the road in the past 2 1/2 weeks in both cars and on motorcycles. More out of curiosity than anything else I started OBSERVING where my attention really is...and isn't.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-01-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 235
Posted By wadenelson
Need scooter in sf north beach Superbowl Sunday

Hey, any inmates live in the city like to take a visitor for a pre-Superbowl riding tour of the city on scooter/bike?

Or know a scooter shop in the city that will rent me a scoot for the day?
...
Forum: Vendors 01-16-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 672
Posted By wadenelson
Sturgis --- vendor advice needed!

Hey guys, we're taking a food truck to Sturgis.

I need some advice from those of you who have been there. Especially anyone else who's gone as a vendor.

Where to set up? Downtown? Spearfish?...
Forum: Australia 01-16-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,721
Posted By wadenelson
Ok, I'll be the Nattering Nabob of Negativity... ...

Ok, I'll be the Nattering Nabob of Negativity...

If "Water Wetter" (and others) ability to reduce surface tension was all that important, or ABLE to deliver such terrific benefits.

Wouldn't...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-16-2015, 03:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,811
Posted By wadenelson
Warren sez driver only missed hittin' him because...

Warren sez driver only missed hittin' him because he flinched and pulled his arm/elbow in at the last moment, swerved, otherwise would have gotten struck.

I ahh believe he were aiming to SKEER...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-14-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,811
Posted By wadenelson
BPR Specialists:

http://i.imgur.com/KLT9lqWl.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-14-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,811
Posted By wadenelson
Redneck/Trailer Trash Conundrum...

Personally I see the redneck / trailer trash distinction as a bit of a continuum. One can be a RN, TT, both, or share varying degrees of both groups.

For example... a single guy who lives in a...
Forum: Australia 01-14-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,721
Posted By wadenelson
A few more points. Overheating is invariably...

A few more points.

Overheating is invariably the result of one of three underlying causes:

1) Loss of, or insufficient coolant fill
2) Loss of pressure. Even a single dripping hose clamp...my...
Forum: Australia 01-14-2015, 02:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,721
Posted By wadenelson
About Coolant

Here's what I know about coolant from DECADES of working on overheating Jaguars.

Coolant's function is to transport heat.

Water has a higher specific heat than ethylene glycol, aka...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-13-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,811
Posted By wadenelson
No, but I'm usually "up" for a little raping and...

No, but I'm usually "up" for a little raping and pillaging.

And I just ADORE Gladiator movies...timmy.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-13-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,811
Posted By wadenelson
NOTOM is a derivation on NOTAM, Notice to Airmen...

NOTOM is a derivation on NOTAM, Notice to Airmen (pilots) warning them of severe weather and other potential in-flight dangers. Crosswinds, icing, ...

Don't really care whether or not you care...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-13-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,533
Posted By wadenelson
This IS the original story. I just posted it...

This IS the original story. I just posted it this morning.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-13-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,533
Posted By wadenelson
See updated post in WEST including improved truck...

See updated post in WEST including improved truck description, etc.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-13-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,811
Posted By wadenelson
NOTOM - Globe Arizona driver AIMING for motorcyclists

NOTICE TO MOTORCYCLISTS

Two days ago (Sunday, January 11) the driver of a large, late-model (2009 or newer?) red, jacked up FORD diesel pick-up truck with oversized wheels/tires sporting one or...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-13-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,533
Posted By wadenelson
NOTAM - Notice to Motorcyclists - Driver harassing MCs Globe Arizona

NOTICE TO MOTORCYCLISTS

Two days ago a driver of a large, red, jacked up pick-up truck sporting one or two orange "whip" fiberglass flags attached to the rear bumper made what APPEARS to be a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-12-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,046
Posted By wadenelson
You can never hurt an engine by using a higher...

You can never hurt an engine by using a higher grade of fuel than it requires. Not only that, but these days the premium fuels TEND to include more of the beneficial additives that reduce build-up...
Forum: Americas 01-11-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,611
Posted By wadenelson
If you haven't offended anyone here YOU'RE NOT...

If you haven't offended anyone here YOU'RE NOT TRYING!

Please make a more serious effort to offend any/all.

Ask for help anytime you want. SCREW anyone who choses to insult you rather than...
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