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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,861
Posted By Badjuju
Probably checkin' to see if the Grim Reaper was...

Probably checkin' to see if the Grim Reaper was gaining on him….

He definitely turns better right than left, and that's NOT in praise of his right turning skills!!!
Forum: Face plant 05-12-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,276
Posted By Badjuju
Not at all surprised. I'm sitting at my keyboard...

Not at all surprised. I'm sitting at my keyboard typing one-handed because of a 'git-off' last week as a result of rampant boyish stupidity….and I'm dying to heal up and get back out on the bike. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,447
Posted By Badjuju
Sounds like it's not the right time for you to be...

Sounds like it's not the right time for you to be riding right now. That doesn't mean that it will always be that way. There's no denying that riding--whether it's street, dirt or track--can be a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,049
Posted By Badjuju
That actually IS good news. The healing process...

That actually IS good news. The healing process for a broken leg is far more rapid and far less invasive--as far as surgical intervention--than a knee with torn ligaments or cartilage. Heal well...
Forum: Face plant 05-12-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,276
Posted By Badjuju
Block-of-wood goes to Thesaurus….looks up...

Block-of-wood goes to Thesaurus….looks up "pompous stuffed shirt" = Steve in OC

It's no fun to have an animated discussion with a buffoon in a powdered wig, either. I believe we have just...
Forum: Face plant 05-12-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,276
Posted By Badjuju
Steve in OC: "As the attorney for that driver I...

Steve in OC: "As the attorney for that driver I would sue your ass from here to Timbuktu. I would sue you until you ran out of money to pay your lawyer, and then I would take your house. Get it?"
...
Forum: Trials 05-12-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By Badjuju
Be sure to take your Ruby slippers with you!!!...

Be sure to take your Ruby slippers with you!!! :lol3
Forum: Face plant 05-12-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,276
Posted By Badjuju
….and of course, lawyers are the moral and...

….and of course, lawyers are the moral and intellectual compass of the universe, thank gawd. :clap



Why does this does not surprise me in the least? :lol3 As for the legal process, it's been...
Forum: Face plant 05-11-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,276
Posted By Badjuju
Lesse, if I read your sarcasm between the lines,...

Lesse, if I read your sarcasm between the lines, you're really asking what legal training or degree I hold. And the answer to that is none. However, the two examples in your statements above are...
Forum: Equipment 05-11-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7,296
Views: 2,985,941
Posted By Badjuju
Wallrat: Not to belabor a point, but I'd prolly...

Wallrat: Not to belabor a point, but I'd prolly change up the order; it'd be 1) sponge bath in the tent, 2) slip a tire on the rim, 3) clean up my hands after maintenance, THEN 4) wipe my ass….at...
Forum: Face plant 05-11-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,972
Posted By Badjuju
Thanks for the advice, but where were you 10...

Thanks for the advice, but where were you 10 years ago!!! That train left the station a LONG time ago… :lol3
Forum: Face plant 05-10-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,276
Posted By Badjuju
I don't disagree with the first part of your...

I don't disagree with the first part of your statement, but the last part is totally inflammatory and bogus. Never-never-never gonna happen…even in Californi-land full of mythical unicorns and a...
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 827
Posted By Badjuju
Any possibility that you had a leak from one of...

Any possibility that you had a leak from one of your calipers/lines and got brake fluid on the tire?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,634
Posted By Badjuju
A few years ago when I was in my early 60s, I...

A few years ago when I was in my early 60s, I made the mistake of riding my 'new-to-me' CBR1KRR from the midwest to the mountains of NC for a 5-day adventure. By the end of day 2, my ass felt like...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-08-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 73,005
Views: 6,175,266
Posted By Badjuju
SS: Sending you a PM

SS: Sending you a PM
Forum: Face plant 05-07-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,972
Posted By Badjuju
Thx. Already got some. Amazing the number of...

Thx. Already got some. Amazing the number of products out there for a one-armed gimp…. :lol3
Forum: Face plant 05-05-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,972
Posted By Badjuju
JP: it's a simple matter of logistics. There...

JP: it's a simple matter of logistics. There were several options. The two most straight-forward were: 1) call for emergency response and get transported to the hospital; or 2) man up and ride the...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-04-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 73,005
Views: 6,175,266
Posted By Badjuju
Damn. Somebody must'a put something in the...

Damn. Somebody must'a put something in the water. Or maybe it's early-in-the-season screw-ups. Here's my tale from a day ride into NKY on Friday.
...
Forum: Face plant 05-04-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,972
Posted By Badjuju
AH: Thx for reading! I've thoroughly enjoyed...

AH: Thx for reading! I've thoroughly enjoyed your RR stories and stunning photography, and lived life vicariously following your adventures.
Forum: Face plant 05-04-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,972
Posted By Badjuju
A Beautiful Sunny 250 Mile Ride in Northern Kentucky Takes a Bad Turn (Pun Intended)

We had a great day ride last Friday, and a great group of riders. Weather was primo and the pace was pretty quick with all the riders being closely matched in ability. Rode across the river from...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 765
Posted By Badjuju
Bingo. Definitely some blueing visible on the...

Bingo. Definitely some blueing visible on the rotor attachments.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,497
Posted By Badjuju
Not familiar with the style of mirrors on the...

Not familiar with the style of mirrors on the Versys, but if they're similar to the big, flat rectangular ones on the Stroms, there is ample evidence that they re-direct a stream of air spilled from...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1,512
Views: 490,936
Posted By Badjuju
Dennis: This may fall under the category of The...

Dennis: This may fall under the category of The Question You REALLY Don't Want to Know the Answer to

:lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-10-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 457
Posted By Badjuju
Gotta be some motorcycle rental places around LV...

Gotta be some motorcycle rental places around LV that have an adventure bike in their stable. Sounds like you're going to lot of trouble and making a lot of work for yourself just to burn a freebie...
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,512
Views: 490,936
Posted By Badjuju
Dennis: I've been riding since the mid-60s--a...

Dennis: I've been riding since the mid-60s--a long time--but never taken off on an extended road trip. It's not the fear of the unknown or the fear of the road and it's hazards so much as fear of...
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By Badjuju
I'm not an IBA member, but anytime I do big...

I'm not an IBA member, but anytime I do big mileage, especially back-to-back-to-back days, I wear bike shorts--yeah, the kind with the chamois--under whatever I wear as top gear. The fewer layers...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,754
Posted By Badjuju
I rode a '95 Kawasaki GPZ1100E for many 10s of...

I rode a '95 Kawasaki GPZ1100E for many 10s of thousands of miles. It was a beast at slow speeds--under 20-25 MPH--but was easy to ride fast and very stable at speeds, including highly illegal...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,656
Posted By Badjuju
No. Trust me. You REALLY don't….

No. Trust me. You REALLY don't….
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 44,674
Posted By Badjuju
JP: Not to hijack this RR, but can you weld with...

JP: Not to hijack this RR, but can you weld with that headlight?
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 44,674
Posted By Badjuju
Dude, your sense of framing when it comes to pics...

Dude, your sense of framing when it comes to pics is awesome. I'm an old guy who used to take his family photos with a Brownie Instamatic and have absolutely no idea what HDR is, but I haven't seen...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 16,873
Posted By Badjuju
The best strategy for avoiding a collision with a...

The best strategy for avoiding a collision with a dog, whether on a bicycle or motorcycle, is to slow down as they make their approach trajectory and then gas it at the last minute. They inevitably...
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,213
Posted By Badjuju
Not sure if you're trailer is a newer model, but...

Not sure if you're trailer is a newer model, but a lot of the manufacturers have been using cheap Chinese tires on their models to help keep cost down. I had a newer tandem box trailer with less...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-23-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 4,271
Views: 254,652
Posted By Badjuju
Here's an option I came across a while ago. I...

Here's an option I came across a while ago. I haven't pulled the trigger on this yet, but there's a member on LocalRiders who uses it as a dash cam when he's driving his rig. Biggest downside I can...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,512
Views: 490,936
Posted By Badjuju
Ack!!! Thanks for nothing, Dennis. I was...

Ack!!! Thanks for nothing, Dennis. I was anticipating clicking your link to find a route map with waypoints of all the twisty Euro passes and quaint little mountain villages….

….and to my...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,289
Posted By Badjuju
I installed the relays on my WeeStrom, and didn't...

I installed the relays on my WeeStrom, and didn't see a difference. Might make a difference if your OEM wiring in the switch was close to failing.
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 649
Posted By Badjuju
Wow!!! You have just asked a question akin to...

Wow!!! You have just asked a question akin to asking "What's the best oil to use?" :lol3

It's sort'a like asking what's the best choice in women: blonde, brunette or redhead? Kind'a depends on...
Forum: The Garage 02-03-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,486
Posted By Badjuju
One other odd thing I ran across in a...

One other odd thing I ran across in a past-history garage that I owned: I installed a wood-burning stove--the sealed box kind that are fan-forced--in my 24x36' garage. Block wall construction,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,134
Posted By Badjuju
One of my big peeves!!! I own property in a...

One of my big peeves!!! I own property in a semi-rural/suburban area of the midwest with about 2000' of frontage. I try to keep it looking halfway presentable by cutting the grass along the...
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,416
Posted By Badjuju
It works just fine if she's on top…. :evil

It works just fine if she's on top…. :evil
Forum: The Garage 01-30-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,486
Posted By Badjuju
To sort of go along with the previous...

To sort of go along with the previous 'watch-outs' about CO in small spaces, one of the other big headaches--yes, pun intended--with using an unvented flame heating source like IR/propane or kerosene...
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