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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 10,690
Posted By DarthJ
Wikipedia showing it's unreliability again. ...

Wikipedia showing it's unreliability again. Filtering is legal in California, while they don't have a law that states filtering is legal, the system in CA is permissive. Basically, if there isn't a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,286
Posted By DarthJ
I have a nice wind/waterproof Alpinestars...

I have a nice wind/waterproof Alpinestars messenger jacket. I don't wear the liner that came with it, I prefer my old Army fleece jacket. makes a perfect combo down to freezing. Keeps the core...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,526
Posted By DarthJ
Gotta say, always wear my hi-viz vest now. Wife...

Gotta say, always wear my hi-viz vest now. Wife always makes sure I wear it when I ride. Hell, it even adds a perfect place for my garage door remote and a good spot for my phone when my jacket...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,931
Posted By DarthJ
Got it and I am hooked, wife thinks it's...

Got it and I am hooked, wife thinks it's interesting too. Being able to see the America of almost a century ago through an Englishman's eyes is amazing.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,574
Posted By DarthJ
All I know is my gf would love to know just what...

All I know is my gf would love to know just what the hell was smoked to get that?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,460
Posted By DarthJ
Ladies too, if you're into thzt.

Ladies too, if you're into thzt.
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,515
Posted By DarthJ
got a Givi clone (chinese, I think) off of...

got a Givi clone (chinese, I think) off of Fleabay, pretty happy with it. Think it's a clone of an E470. Believe it or not, I found the knock-off's mounting plate superior to Givi's.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,904
Posted By DarthJ
I always do a shoulder check. I'd like to make...

I always do a shoulder check. I'd like to make it home to my gals.
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,945
Posted By DarthJ
It's a pretty good article, think on my VT750,...

It's a pretty good article, think on my VT750, the only things I miss are a fuel gauge, larger tank and grab rails. While I do love my gf hanging onto me, I'd still like for her to have an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,976
Posted By DarthJ
Actually, what people call the "International...

Actually, what people call the "International License" isn't a license at all, just a document that translates the information on your actual license to make it easier to get info for the LEOs and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,500
Posted By DarthJ
With boards on, the buzz actually isn't too bad,...

With boards on, the buzz actually isn't too bad, almost feels pleasant on the feet. Have to ask my gf what she thinks of the buzz, though pretty sure she likes it. :D:evil
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,500
Posted By DarthJ
It's definitely an Aero. That's very odd, I have...

It's definitely an Aero. That's very odd, I have a 2011 that I bought new and the only tracking issue I've ever had was over grooved concrete/asphalt. There may have been an issue with that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,460
Posted By DarthJ
Exactly, and this is from a guy with a pair of...

Exactly, and this is from a guy with a pair of girls. Though one won't ride with me, but that's what the other one's for, lol. Thank goodness they get on or I'd be screwed. Well, not screwed,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,460
Posted By DarthJ
pair of breasts or pair of girls? :D

pair of breasts or pair of girls? :D
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,298
Posted By DarthJ
Goldwings are a good choice. Looking at getting...

Goldwings are a good choice. Looking at getting a GL1500 for me and the gf to do some touring together. Also look at Victory, the Vision and Cross Country Tour are great touring rigs.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 14,314
Posted By DarthJ
I totally agree. While my ladies and I do enjoy...

I totally agree. While my ladies and I do enjoy drinking together and getting drunk, one must be sober or we get a room at a nearby hotel and walk.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,356
Posted By DarthJ
We get around 40 days of 100+ here in Hell Paso...

We get around 40 days of 100+ here in Hell Paso with quite a few of them over 110. Those days, the cage is a must, I won't ride with all the water I'd have to cart.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,454
Posted By DarthJ
That's a pretty damn good idea. I'll try to...

That's a pretty damn good idea. I'll try to remember that if I consider a fly and ride for the next bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,454
Posted By DarthJ
I'm with the others, have an inmate check it out...

I'm with the others, have an inmate check it out and/or go through a reputable dealer.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9,922
Views: 2,036,205
Posted By DarthJ
Lol, priceless. That's why I was pretty specific...

Lol, priceless. That's why I was pretty specific when my gf's daughter asked for a ride. Flat out said: "what did your mom say?" Now, my gf and I talked about it later and I told her that I'll...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,619
Posted By DarthJ
Well, I know my girlfriend loves the vibrations...

Well, I know my girlfriend loves the vibrations from my bike. That woman always has a big smile on her face when we finish riding for the day.:evil
Forum: Battle scooters 05-13-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,584
Posted By DarthJ
My wife would love one of those. Wish she would...

My wife would love one of those. Wish she would ride pillion with me, but she said she won't. Have a cute friend who loves to ride, so she ends up being my riding partner.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-11-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,073
Posted By DarthJ
Cool, the tractor portion looks like Optimus...

Cool, the tractor portion looks like Optimus Prime has seen better days.:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,542
Posted By DarthJ
When my g/f's nipples are poking me in the back,...

When my g/f's nipples are poking me in the back, lol! :evil:D

Seriously though, depends on the rider and what gear they got. Me, daytime, maybe 35-40. Night, 45, really depends on how cold I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 9,922
Views: 2,036,205
Posted By DarthJ
Awesome! Harleys do tend to have a nice sound,...

Awesome! Harleys do tend to have a nice sound, stock, plus, you can still hear your music, the traffic and your passenger.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9,922
Views: 2,036,205
Posted By DarthJ
Exactly! I ride a cruiser myself, yet I happen...

Exactly! I ride a cruiser myself, yet I happen to like the stock muffler on the bike. Guys asked me why I don't change to straight pipes for "better sound." My response tends to be: I like being...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-06-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8,086
Views: 7,609,712
Posted By DarthJ
Deal, the next time she and I go for a ride.

Deal, the next time she and I go for a ride.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-06-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8,086
Views: 7,609,712
Posted By DarthJ
Lol, no, actually, she's quite real.

Lol, no, actually, she's quite real.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-05-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8,086
Views: 7,609,712
Posted By DarthJ
Well, unfortunately, my lovely wife won't ride...

Well, unfortunately, my lovely wife won't ride with me, but fortunately, I do have a cute riding partner for the long trips.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,637
Posted By DarthJ
It also depends on the bike. If I'm riding my...

It also depends on the bike. If I'm riding my Shadow 750, at 45, usually shift to fifth (only has 5) but on a Victory Cross Country, will stay in 4th as the engine will bog down a bit in 5th at that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,299
Posted By DarthJ
Only if they're OEM, otherwise, the state can. ...

Only if they're OEM, otherwise, the state can. FMVSS does not trump the states, laws, it simply presents an easy way for states to write their laws
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,583
Posted By DarthJ
Gotta admit thou, if my girlfriend got m/c...

Gotta admit thou, if my girlfriend got m/c license, I'd ride on the back once or twice. I'd have a nice pair of handholds, lol! :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,583
Posted By DarthJ
Hmm, might try that next time, that could make it...

Hmm, might try that next time, that could make it much easier for her to get on.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,583
Posted By DarthJ
I get on first and my girlfriend gets on after,...

I get on first and my girlfriend gets on after, but I'm still standing up to make it easier for her to get on the pillion (she's pretty short.) That, I it on the seat, get it upright and fire it up.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,698
Posted By DarthJ
What I have is a black leather armored jacket. ...

What I have is a black leather armored jacket. To make it more visible, I have a hi-viz vest I throw over. Makes me more visible, gives me a place to put the garage remote and can remove it to wear...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,410
Posted By DarthJ
Lol, right on, havoc1!

Lol, right on, havoc1!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,299
Posted By DarthJ
No, it's not, only applies to TX registered...

No, it's not, only applies to TX registered vehicles. As long as the equipment is legal for your home state, you can easily have it dismissed IF cited. Had GA plates on my last car until I sold it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,823
Posted By DarthJ
And notice he had his helmet in his HAND the...

And notice he had his helmet in his HAND the whole time? Probably dumped from a combo of not paying attention, riding one handed when he grabbed the front brake, and being a douche.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,873
Posted By DarthJ
Lol, maybe. Carry a hat and comb. If the comb...

Lol, maybe. Carry a hat and comb. If the comb doesn't put it right, plonk the hat on.

Now, to get my girlfriend to ride with me regularly and see what SHE comes up with.:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9,922
Views: 2,036,205
Posted By DarthJ
nope, they're up for it occasionally

nope, they're up for it occasionally
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