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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-26-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 7,756
Views: 7,034,596
Posted By LeftCoastMan
Great story with photos. You're one lucky guy.

Great story with photos. You're one lucky guy.
Forum: Trip Planning 10-09-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,698
Posted By LeftCoastMan
And don't choke the chicken for 2-3 days. Just...

And don't choke the chicken for 2-3 days. Just saying.
Forum: Trip Planning 10-09-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,698
Posted By LeftCoastMan
I had a friend who underwent the procedure. The...

I had a friend who underwent the procedure. The urologist nicked an artery and it filled up his nutsack to the size of a cantaloupe. Yeah I saw, because he couldn't keep his pants closed. He rode a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-08-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3,521
Views: 1,493,129
Posted By LeftCoastMan
This thread wins the internet forever. I...

This thread wins the internet forever.

I have three daughters, only one of which is even slightly close to me emotionally. I had so focused on my career, traveling to and living in countries all...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-04-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By LeftCoastMan
And one more thing (to parrot Steve Jobs when he...

And one more thing (to parrot Steve Jobs when he announced new things).

Motion-X is OK, but it's no Navigon. My biggest complaint about Motion-X is to keep their cost down, they don't allow you to...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-04-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By LeftCoastMan
I am in the process of converting from the BMW...

I am in the process of converting from the BMW Nav IV (essentially a better version of the Garmin Zumo 660). After researching all of the nav apps for the iPhone, I decided that Navigon was the best...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-04-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By LeftCoastMan
Since iPhone has about half the market, Google...

Since iPhone has about half the market, Google prefers to make money, not inventing petty arguments that only exist in forums like this.
Forum: Trip Planning 08-18-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 21,366
Posted By LeftCoastMan
California doesn't have fat chicks except in...

California doesn't have fat chicks except in Fresno and Bakersfield. But we do have some assholes, but they're not gun-toting assholes.

And tons of road cyclists. We love them here.
Forum: Trip Planning 07-23-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 34,455
Posted By LeftCoastMan
I think hanging food has been deprecated, by law,...

I think hanging food has been deprecated, by law, in many areas with indigenous bear populations. Along the Pacific Crest Trail (which of course isn't for motorcycles, it's strictly for hikers and,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-18-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4,340
Views: 1,622,327
Posted By LeftCoastMan
Beautiful shot. And let me chime in as another...

Beautiful shot. And let me chime in as another one who'd love to see the RAW photo vs. the post-processing.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-18-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4,340
Views: 1,622,327
Posted By LeftCoastMan
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5466/9229646896_d838...

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5466/9229646896_d838b15b61_c.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-17-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 134,251
Posted By LeftCoastMan
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2854/9312468376_f19c...

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2854/9312468376_f19c4e955e_c.jpg

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5514/9309680675_b4d343072f_c.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2013, 11:50 PM
Replies: 1,996
Views: 310,362
Posted By LeftCoastMan
I think Chris Bangle is long gone from BMW. I'm...

I think Chris Bangle is long gone from BMW. I'm still not a fan of the new 5 series.

I had one BMW with a decent seat. A chromehead 1200C. I could ride that bike for hours without complaint....
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1,996
Views: 310,362
Posted By LeftCoastMan
Wait. That plastic can be replaced? I wonder if...

Wait. That plastic can be replaced? I wonder if that's on your video. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,996
Views: 310,362
Posted By LeftCoastMan
I think the seat comfort is dependent on so many...

I think the seat comfort is dependent on so many issues. And I just don't like the Harley shaped seats that everyone wants. They're not good for the twisties.

As for the BMW Comm, it works better...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,996
Views: 310,362
Posted By LeftCoastMan
My new ride

I purchased a very low mileage 2011 RT with all the bells and whistles.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7443/9238990369_7ce9f3abab_c.jpg
...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-07-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 16,402
Posted By LeftCoastMan
Zumo 550 in Sequoia National Park

Believe it or not, this was a hard photo to take. The light kept washing out the Garmin's screen. I'm not sure why this one worked so well!
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-10-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 33,596
Posted By LeftCoastMan
I meant bags! :lol3

I meant bags! :lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-10-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 542
Views: 33,596
Posted By LeftCoastMan
How safe is it to leave up your tent and stuff,...

How safe is it to leave up your tent and stuff, and ride without all the gear on?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-10-2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,916
Posted By LeftCoastMan
Redwoods and manzanitas are protected species in...

Redwoods and manzanitas are protected species in California, and, believe it or not, manzanita is more protected than redwood. You actually cannot own a branch of manzanita.

You can't even...
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2010, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,482
Posted By LeftCoastMan
I agree. I have an XL in the Evoline Series 2,...

I agree. I have an XL in the Evoline Series 2, while I require a 2XL with Shoei.
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,984
Posted By LeftCoastMan
The Rainier goes up to a 4XL, so it may fit some...

The Rainier goes up to a 4XL, so it may fit some "rounder" folk. :)

Anyways, I have it, and one of the things I like about it is that it's waterproof on the outside. All the zippers are water...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2010, 03:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,290
Posted By LeftCoastMan
I got the email from BMW about the preorder...

I got the email from BMW about the preorder today. Ignored it. Then saw this thread.

Where are those fucking willpower pills? :baldy
Forum: Trip Planning 12-08-2010, 11:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,377
Posted By LeftCoastMan
State Health Departments used to do it for free...

State Health Departments used to do it for free or close to free, but that's not happening any more.

Some of these vaccines are very expensive, and there's no way to get around it, unless you want...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-08-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,377
Posted By LeftCoastMan
And the quality is???? Many of the...

And the quality is???? Many of the pharmaceuticals in Mexico are fakes. Why would you risk your life with this? If you want to risk your life, don't recommend it to others.
Forum: Trip Planning 12-08-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,535
Posted By LeftCoastMan
+1 And they can impound the bike until you...

+1

And they can impound the bike until you clear up the issue. Doesn't seem to be worth it.
Forum: Trip Planning 12-08-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,535
Posted By LeftCoastMan
Same in California. Once you sell the bike,...

Same in California. Once you sell the bike, you're supposed to immediately file some form that is essentially a waiver of liability. It means if the buyer hits some guy while driving off your...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2010, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,032
Posted By LeftCoastMan
bob, the problem is that there are brand new...

bob, the problem is that there are brand new cameras coming out each month. All have positives and negatives. And what others use is kind of irrelevant, right up there with what kind of oil to use....
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2010, 02:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,462
Posted By LeftCoastMan
How about not smoking, taking a malaria...

How about not smoking, taking a malaria prophylactic drug AND using effective mosquito repellants. :)
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,462
Posted By LeftCoastMan
Cigarettes are not an effective insect repellant....

Cigarettes are not an effective insect repellant. First, you cannot get the concentration of smoke high enough around the whole body to repel an insect, even if it had some repellant activity. ...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,837
Posted By LeftCoastMan
Warms the blood? How does that work precisely,...

Warms the blood? How does that work precisely, since a healthy anatomy keeps the blood at a set temperature, around 37.

Extremities? In fact, to conserve heat, the blood vessels actually cut...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-05-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,535
Posted By LeftCoastMan
Earlier this year, I was looking for a relatively...

Earlier this year, I was looking for a relatively rare car, and available ones were not in California. So I flew out to a few to look at them, and used your advice of having the round trip ticket.
...
Forum: Americas 12-01-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By LeftCoastMan
Question Trailheads

I can't find a decent thread around here about parking your bike at a trailhead and going for an extended backpacking trip (not a weekend, say 7-10 days).

I have the America the Beautiful Annual...
Forum: Americas 10-25-2010, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,384
Posted By LeftCoastMan
Pacific Crest Trail

Over the past few years, I've participated in a mailing list about the Pacific Crest Trail, trying to determine if I ever want to do it. Also, a lot of the issues they discuss are about camping and...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-12-2010, 05:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,379
Posted By LeftCoastMan
I'm too left brained. :D

I'm too left brained. :D
Forum: Trip Planning 09-11-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,379
Posted By LeftCoastMan
A guy on a motorcycle with a guitar. Girls will...

A guy on a motorcycle with a guitar. Girls will be all over that. I'm envious of you guys who can actually play an instrument. And that was NOT a euphemism.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-10-2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,865
Posted By LeftCoastMan
So you use this in addition to a real tent? Or...

So you use this in addition to a real tent? Or this is your tent?
Forum: Trip Planning 09-10-2010, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,865
Posted By LeftCoastMan
Only half kidding, maybe it's time to buy the...

Only half kidding, maybe it's time to buy the ShamWow. (https://www.shamwow.com/) And it's German made, so it'll go with my Beemer! :D

Actually, the more I think about, the more it makes sense....
Forum: Trip Planning 09-05-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,865
Posted By LeftCoastMan
Mine has clips! Pure luck, not thought out well....

Mine has clips! Pure luck, not thought out well. Of course, it makes sense.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-05-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,865
Posted By LeftCoastMan
Thanks everyone. I've been practicing in my...

Thanks everyone.

I've been practicing in my house a couple of times a day for the past few weeks, because when I've gone out on camping trips, I have remember where everything goes. I read a...
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