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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,399
Views: 329,356
Posted By zaphoid
So, its lunch time and I am rolling about in the...

So, its lunch time and I am rolling about in the cage, heading to Wendy’s. At a light, there is a Harley sitting next to me, both lanes turn left.

The back rest for the passenger was a cross. ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-07-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,941
Posted By zaphoid
But its been posted in every thread. I cant un...

But its been posted in every thread. I cant un see the photos.
Forum: The Garage 02-15-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,189
Posted By zaphoid
The aliens moved the glass... but did not put it...

The aliens moved the glass... but did not put it there. Right. Standard for aliens.

What a wacky story.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 16,059
Posted By zaphoid
This is Gwyneth Paltrow cutting off a school bus,...

This is Gwyneth Paltrow cutting off a school bus, on a scooter, with her kid on the back.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEe7PAzn_Mk



With a kid!
Forum: The Garage 09-09-2013, 06:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,982
Posted By zaphoid
I pulled the sheeting off. This is the pile of...

I pulled the sheeting off. This is the pile of nails I collected. The nails through the sheeting were three inches long. Went clear through the 2x4 they went into. Little bit of overkill.
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,782
Posted By zaphoid
This froum is for Bandits. Maybe they can help: ...

This froum is for Bandits. Maybe they can help:

http://www.maximum-suzuki.com/forums/index.php
Forum: The Garage 09-06-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,982
Posted By zaphoid
T1-11 is the worst crap ever invented. Take ply...

T1-11 is the worst crap ever invented. Take ply wood, and make it weaker by cutting lines in it. Bonus, this will make it difficult to paint, and allow water intrusion. Ha.

Replaced the peaked...
Forum: The Garage 09-04-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,982
Posted By zaphoid
I will need one sheet of T111. Not too expensive...

I will need one sheet of T111. Not too expensive ($40).
I might even get by with a 4x4, but no one sells it like that. The triangle area is 10 ft wide, and 28 inches tall. So, lots of cutting. ...
Forum: The Garage 09-04-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,982
Posted By zaphoid
He said cheap and easy. Just thought I should...

He said cheap and easy. Just thought I should quote that.:rofl
Forum: The Garage 09-04-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,982
Posted By zaphoid
1x3 trim strip. ha. Yep the overhang in...

1x3 trim strip. ha.

Yep the overhang in back is nothing... of 1 inch if you want.

Most of the sheds down at home depot are this way. Dont make it right, but there it is.
Forum: The Garage 09-04-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,982
Posted By zaphoid
My shed needs your help

It dose not look all that bad, in most places.

http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k187/monkeyman42/shed/P9070005.jpg (http://s88.photobucket.com/user/monkeyman42/media/shed/P9070005.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-27-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,473
Posted By zaphoid
The Badger is an excellent waste of time. ...

The Badger is an excellent waste of time.

Much more fun, and just as fast to take the northern route through the UP.

Show up at the ferry when they tell you. Wait for hours. Ferry ride takes...
Forum: Americas 05-31-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,113
Posted By zaphoid
Live, or live in fear.

Live, or live in fear.
Forum: Equipment 01-30-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,296
Posted By zaphoid
I just googled "powdered beer." Holly Cow!...

I just googled "powdered beer."

Holly Cow! It is real. :rofl Anyone ever try it?:freaky
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-19-2009, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By zaphoid
Where to ride in Wisconsin?

I don't know if I will get this done this year or not.

Something similar to Canonshot's "Ships, Trains, Bridges, and Ferries CannonTour - Around Lake Michigan" trip
...
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,545
Posted By zaphoid
Hippo hands, no thanks. :rofl (every day use...

Hippo hands, no thanks. :rofl (every day use please)

Tried the rubber gloves over regular gloves. Home Depot carries some huge size 10's. Water followed down and in. Same dam issue. Might need...
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,545
Posted By zaphoid
Gloves - keeping hands dry

Who claims that they can keep their hands dry in heavy rain? Lets say 70 mph, three or four hours worth. Can a rider keep his hands dry?

I have water proof gloves. A pair of Held Raindrops...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-11-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By zaphoid
Many thanks to those who posted up some roads for...

Many thanks to those who posted up some roads for me to ride.

I enjoyed my time in Indiana.

To bad about the rain.

I have to make it a point to go back and hit the southern most roads...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,172
Posted By zaphoid
To bad I did not pick a better thread title. I...

To bad I did not pick a better thread title. I wish to add my wanderings in Indiana.

I was not sure what to expect in IN, but I liked what I got.

Start of the trip....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-23-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By zaphoid
I could stay in Dayton or not. Been to West...

I could stay in Dayton or not.

Been to West Virgina a couple of times. It was the last half of this ride:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=487499

Now want to do some other...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-21-2009, 05:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By zaphoid
where to ride in Indiana?

I find I have extra time off work and want to go for a ride. Don't know when yet, but I want to do some planning.

Lets say 400 to 800 miles for Indiana. Street bike, street tires. Gravel roads...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,172
Posted By zaphoid
Yes indeed, I forgot to say what a joy West...

Yes indeed, I forgot to say what a joy West Virgina roads are. Good condition without pot holes. Always a mountain to go up, down and around. Good signs that give you a heads up for the speed of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2009, 02:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,172
Posted By zaphoid
More....This is the ride in West Virgina. ...

More....This is the ride in West Virgina.

When I went, I took US 33 to WV 16. WV 16 south to US 60. This water fall park was somewhere around there.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2009, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,172
Posted By zaphoid
Wandering around PA, NY, WV and a bit in OH

Being one of the many people in Metro Detroit that is not going to get paid for a few weeks, I thought I would spend some of that unemployment money on a little ride.

Pennsylvania here I come....
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,566
Posted By zaphoid
Had them for a while and now, I like em.

Had them for a while and now, I like em.
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,241
Posted By zaphoid
should get some attention ...

should get some attention

http://www.speedvest.com/
Forum: Equipment 07-01-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,322
Posted By zaphoid
After a long day of freeway riding with out...

After a long day of freeway riding with out hearing protection, I was spent. Rolled down some surface streets and was surprised by a fire truck crossing an intersection against their light (I had...
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 946
Posted By zaphoid
Arai Corsair shield lock question

I put a new face shield on my Arai helmet. Used you tube videos to show me how it was done.

This guy was one of the best:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u4cmMoBRrY0&feature=related

But I...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 36,969
Posted By zaphoid
At the risk of starting pages and pages of...

At the risk of starting pages and pages of reviews, this company has a bit of a following on this site:
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2008, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By zaphoid
Show me your glyphs and I will show you mine.

One fine day, I set out for a long ride. Bright sun, and no particular place to go. The lower part of Michigan is shaped like a mitten. Imagine the right hand mitten, palm towards you. I rolled up...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,566
Posted By zaphoid
This is not about Etymotics. I tired Etymotics...

This is not about Etymotics. I tired Etymotics and found them uncomfortable with a helmet on.

I was fitted for and ordered my set of BE-1C from Big Ear on Jan 4, they got to me on Feb 7. So, your...
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2008, 06:02 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,566
Posted By zaphoid
Big Ear Inc

Who can give feed back on this company?
Good or Bad experiences....

Time to get order?


Many thanks, long time lurker, first time poster....
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