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Forum: Racing 03-03-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 30,889
Posted By Calamity Jesus
It might not be the footage you hoped for, but it...

It might not be the footage you hoped for, but it was enough for a very entertaining video. :clap
Forum: Racing 03-03-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 30,889
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Thumb It was nice meeting you, EOD3MC! That's...

It was nice meeting you, EOD3MC!


That's my video, Stagehand, thanks for posting it. :D I came here to do so myself.
Forum: Thumpers 02-07-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 1,281,193
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Well, the website shows 2014 models and only...

Well, the website shows 2014 models and only lists 2012 & 2013 for the TUX.
Forum: Thumpers 01-29-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 1,281,193
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Wait until the first nice weekend in March when...

Wait until the first nice weekend in March when everyone gets out on their bikes and you get the itch yourself, then throw it on Craigslist (with well lit pictures) for "$3,500.. excellent low...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2013, 04:47 AM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 1,281,193
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Just spitballing here from automotive experience...

Just spitballing here from automotive experience (so someone please correct me if I'm off-base here) but pressure on the fluid reservoir (that might force fluid out past the cover) could be caused by...
Forum: Road warriors 07-25-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,887
Posted By Calamity Jesus
The Bonneville engine is far more powerful than...

The Bonneville engine is far more powerful than most of the other 800cc air cooled motors out there and it's about 2 seconds faster in the 1/4mi than similar machines made by a certain American...
Forum: Thumpers 07-25-2013, 03:47 AM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 1,281,193
Posted By Calamity Jesus
While I don't have experience with that shield,...

While I don't have experience with that shield, my homemade shield is about the same size. It keeps the pressure off my chest and the bugs off my jacket. I have a Bonneville (another naked standard)...
Forum: Racing 03-07-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 859
Views: 55,967
Posted By Calamity Jesus
I thought you guys might enjoy these panos I made...

I thought you guys might enjoy these panos I made of the regroup:

http://photos.nasarallysport.com/2013SandblastRally/New-Adam-Jordan-Spec/i-FKsFgQB/0/M/MotoRegroup-M.png (click for 4221x800)...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 20,456
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Like I said.. I screwed up. Thanks for...

Like I said.. I screwed up.


Thanks for the correction. :D
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 20,456
Posted By Calamity Jesus
That's what I meant.. :lol3 :1drink In my...

That's what I meant.. :lol3 :1drink

In my defense.. a 270 crank and a 90 crank are essentially the same thing. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 20,456
Posted By Calamity Jesus
While I admit that the Bonneville engine isn't...

While I admit that the Bonneville engine isn't lightweight or a high RPM screamer.. it's a parallel twin with a 180 crank... it's no more a cruiser engine than the Ninja 250's engine.

There are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,980
Posted By Calamity Jesus
I'd suggest skipping Key West on a stock...

I'd suggest skipping Key West on a stock Bonneville. They're stiff and underdamped and buzzy at 80mph (the speed of traffic on Fl freeways) while providing no wind protection. You're talking about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-31-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,380
Posted By Calamity Jesus
I need to do more wheelies on my wife's TU250X.. ...

I need to do more wheelies on my wife's TU250X..


"No, your honor.. I cannot deny that I was showing off all 16 horsepower. I do take issue with the term 'excessive', though." :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-31-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,623
Posted By Calamity Jesus
If he just wanted to go for a walk he could have...

If he just wanted to go for a walk he could have done so on the sidewalk next to a bunch of noisy vehicles. Most hikers have chosen to be hikers specifically to get away from the stuff that makes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,194
Posted By Calamity Jesus
I think anything beyond 'the driver is an idiot'...

I think anything beyond 'the driver is an idiot' is probably just hearsay... but anything less than that is probably being too kind. :evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-04-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 8,192
Posted By Calamity Jesus
This is really cool. I wish I could join up but...

This is really cool. I wish I could join up but I'm already looking at a very busy month and my wife probably wouldn't like me ditching her with the baby for 3 weekends in one month. :lol3

I must...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,194
Posted By Calamity Jesus
You guys can come up with whatever ridiculous...

You guys can come up with whatever ridiculous theories about how small the driver's penis is and how badly it compares to the size of your riding egos.. :twitch


.. but the evidence for why the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,184
Posted By Calamity Jesus
<iframe width="480" height="360"...

<iframe width="480" height="360" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/THfiHQZVSw0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>


Doesn't look like a very good idea to me.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,240
Posted By Calamity Jesus
This goes back before horses were made of iron. ...

This goes back before horses were made of iron.

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/vGFSZsVlues" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Thumpers 07-08-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 1,281,193
Posted By Calamity Jesus
You can always cut the ends off to put the bar...

You can always cut the ends off to put the bar ends back on if the vibration is too much. If you'd rather not cut up some real vintage grips you could always buy a new set.

These are $10:...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 13,565
Posted By Calamity Jesus
I use the kill switch because my first bike...

I use the kill switch because my first bike is/was a Bonneville with the ignition on the left headlight bracket. It's ridiculous to have to find neutral in order to shut off the bike. As soon as...
Forum: Beasts 07-05-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 34,259
Posted By Calamity Jesus
You probably need a lawyer to initiate the Lemon...

You probably need a lawyer to initiate the Lemon Law. Triumph isn't going to just give you money or a new bike without paperwork.


Have you talked with Triumph or have you only been dealing...
Forum: Beasts 06-29-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,163
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Detonation eats aluminum. Ethanol laden fuel...

Detonation eats aluminum. Ethanol laden fuel (high altitude winter gas in Bollocks' neck of the woods), high humidity (US South East) and possibly some poorly maintained underground gas station...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,559
Posted By Calamity Jesus
That's my boy, Chicken Boo...

That's my boy, Chicken Boo (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUO32EGdEpg). I met up with him in Alabama one time when he was coming back from Mardi Gras.



http://i.imgur.com/J5fVs.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 27,555
Views: 6,566,082
Posted By Calamity Jesus
http://i.imgur.com/8j1lW.png Whoops.. I...

http://i.imgur.com/8j1lW.png

Whoops.. I stumbled into the Day-to-Day Physics of the Paraplegic Rider Thread.
Forum: Thumpers 04-28-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 1,281,193
Posted By Calamity Jesus
I finally posted my sprocket swap video.. ...

I finally posted my sprocket swap video..

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/CkibrlgqL_A" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

It'll probably be another...
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 327,480
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Since you decided to come across as such an...

Since you decided to come across as such an expert on the logarithmic nature of the Decibel scale, I figured you'd understand the difference a 50% change in measurement distance would make as well. ...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,274
Posted By Calamity Jesus
I don't understand all of the hate from the...

I don't understand all of the hate from the classic Triumph owners. Nor do I understand how people can claim the new bikes don't have character. I feel like my bike has loads of character compared...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2012, 08:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,705
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Cool2 I wouldn't mind a lighter Bonneville... but not...

I wouldn't mind a lighter Bonneville... but not smaller displacement. The current 865cc engine is fantastic as is, IMO.

If you want a mini Bonneville or a reliable alternative to a Royal...
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 327,480
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Hella rates their horns at 2 meters. Stebel...

Hella rates their horns at 2 meters. Stebel rates theirs at 4 feet.

Also, this review (http://www.webbikeworld.com/motorcycle-horns/motorcycle-horn-comparison.htm)suggests a very high failure...
Forum: Road warriors 04-11-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,888
Views: 327,480
Posted By Calamity Jesus
I'm a big fan of the Hella Supertones (the 118dB...

I'm a big fan of the Hella Supertones (the 118dB version; this is very important). They're oem-style horns but have a very loud, grating sound that gets attention. I replaced the horn on my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2012, 04:09 AM
Replies: 8,434
Views: 1,281,193
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Having lived in both NC & FL, I can assure you...

Having lived in both NC & FL, I can assure you that they're both full of people who associate themselves with their NJ heritage.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-20-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 54,129
Posted By Calamity Jesus
concours, my Tiger's low beam looks just like...

concours, my Tiger's low beam looks just like yours fron the front... dull gray. The mirrored coating on the inside of my projector had peeled away in several large chunks of foil. I assume it was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 27,555
Views: 6,566,082
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Nope. Signage on road and armco next to road...

Nope. Signage on road and armco next to road suggest national or state forest.. not a national park.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,179
Posted By Calamity Jesus
I thought about that.. and decided that...

I thought about that.. and decided that rear-facing would make the requisite wheelies more dangerous. It was a tough decision, but not when I remembered that plan A is to not crash at all. :1drink...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,777
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Probably the 3M Scotchlite. This is an Olympia...

Probably the 3M Scotchlite. This is an Olympia Airglide suit with it:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v635/jordanab/Motorcycles/P1110006.jpg
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,088
Posted By Calamity Jesus
So.. your old Beamer is faster than a 14 second...

So.. your old Beamer is faster than a 14 second luxobarge that may or may not have been racing? :wink: Woot?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 27,555
Views: 6,566,082
Posted By Calamity Jesus
I thought the "your mom" bit was pathetic...

I thought the "your mom" bit was pathetic enough... but then, what you do you want when my original joke was so lame.. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2012, 04:33 AM
Replies: 27,555
Views: 6,566,082
Posted By Calamity Jesus
Check out the "Short shifting" WTF is that?...

Check out the "Short shifting" WTF is that? thread (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=762702) to get some insight into my 'tranny' joke and the sad response. Don't worry, you won't need...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 27,555
Views: 6,566,082
Posted By Calamity Jesus
So does this mean you don't have a clue how a...

So does this mean you don't have a clue how a tranny of any sort works? :1drink
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