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Forum: Face plant 03-23-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,053
Posted By south
Had my 1st follow-up doctors' visits on Thursday...

Had my 1st follow-up doctors' visits on Thursday the 19th. Conveniently, both the forearm and hip docs work out of the same offices, so I was able to take advantage of a little "one-stop shopping",...
Forum: Face plant 03-23-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,053
Posted By south
Thanks for the well wishes, guys. Absolutely...

Thanks for the well wishes, guys. Absolutely crushed it (excuse the pun) in in-facility rehab and was scheduled for release after exactly one day. They were inclined to keep me a bit longer "just...
Forum: Face plant 03-11-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,053
Posted By south
Thanks, things work a little differently here...

Thanks, things work a little differently here with a lot of moving parts and matters to be decided and settled upon (the primary resson I'm not inclined to get into anything regarding the accident ...
Forum: Face plant 03-11-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,053
Posted By south
At a guess, greater than 20mph, less than 30mph....

At a guess, greater than 20mph, less than 30mph. Both vehicles initially were pretty much static relative to each other at the posted speed limit of 40mph. At impact the truck was, of course,...
Forum: Face plant 03-10-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,053
Posted By south
Nothing like lying in a hospital bed plated and...

Nothing like lying in a hospital bed plated and screwed together with the twisted remains of sport-tourer in the garage and receiving the friendly reminder email that it's not too late to secure my...
Forum: Face plant 03-10-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,053
Posted By south
Vanson. Don't leave home without it. They don't...

Vanson. Don't leave home without it. They don't come cheap, and can be a b*tch to break in when new, but plan on not having to buy another--ever--unless you develop a "sizing issue".

Wound...
Forum: Face plant 03-07-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,053
Posted By south
Thanks, TwinRider and wadenelson. No...

Thanks, TwinRider and wadenelson.



No "hard" questions and only simple answers surrounding the circumstances of the actual event. Due to the complexities and far-reaching (and by no means...
Forum: Face plant 03-06-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,053
Posted By south
I keep explaining that as a rider of some decades...

I keep explaining that as a rider of some decades experience and former roadracer, this sort of gear is the rule not the exception.

And yeah definitely looking forward to getting back to the...
Forum: Face plant 03-06-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,053
Posted By south
Yeah never drank never smoked so a little bit of...

Yeah never drank never smoked so a little bit of a control freak when it comes to that sort of stuff. For whatever reason switched me to pills now ahead of surgery at noon to plate the arm. Really...
Forum: Face plant 03-05-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,053
Posted By south
As far as pain meds, self-serve morphine...

As far as pain meds, self-serve morphine dose-on-demand push button into the IV. Will not reactivate until 10 minutes from previous dose. But, honestly, while I'm not stupd/overly stubborn aout it, I...
Forum: Face plant 03-05-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,053
Posted By south
Surgery docs just stopped by to check on me. Head...

Surgery docs just stopped by to check on me. Head doc is supposed to be "the best" there is at the operation I needed/had--reportedly pretty much invented/developed the procedure in the first place...
Forum: Face plant 03-05-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,053
Posted By south
Thanks; honestly, not a whole lot else to do....

Thanks; honestly, not a whole lot else to do. Other choices are daytime TV--talk about adding insult to injury--and staring at the wall. My last hospital stay of any consequence was several decades...
Forum: Face plant 03-05-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,053
Posted By south
Yeah, at this point, between the original impact,...

Yeah, at this point, between the original impact, 24 hours of otherwise untreated traction (drove a rod straight through my legbone above the knee) countless IV, bloodtest, etc. needle insertions,...
Forum: Face plant 03-05-2015, 01:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,053
Posted By south
Yep, survived. Barely. Surgery a little after...

Yep, survived. Barely. Surgery a little after 3pm, and didn't come out 'til midniht. Hip feels much better. Arm not done yet. Sadist nurses in ICU wake me every 2 hours to "turn" me to prevent bed...
Forum: Face plant 03-04-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,053
Posted By south
Thanks, I hope so, too. Tampa Bay area. Just wish...

Thanks, I hope so, too. Tampa Bay area. Just wish it'd been my EX250 commuter instead of the VFR--loved that bike
Forum: Face plant 03-04-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,053
Posted By south
killing time before surgery

Commuting home yesterday afternoon about a mile from the house, 3 lane, one-way residential street, pickup truck a (very) few yards ahead of me initiates a left turn from the middle lane right in...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-01-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,626
Posted By south
That's certainly close enough that I'd be happy...

That's certainly close enough that I'd be happy to hop on the KLR and squeeze in a ride. This afternoon was so nice I had to play hookey from (house) work and take the Buell out for a non-commuting...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By south
That's great. I remember reading about (in Cycle...

That's great. I remember reading about (in Cycle magazine?)--and lusting after--his monster 200+mph turbo "Egli Kawasaki". Very happy to see he's still at it.
Forum: Racing 02-26-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 117,402
Posted By south
I'm not convinced the c'ship will hang on any one...

I'm not convinced the c'ship will hang on any one rider suffering one single DNF because they all tend to have at least one over the course of the season. For me, I'll be watching for Marquez'...
Forum: Road warriors 02-24-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,384
Posted By south
Big fan of the 900rr--especially the 93-94 twin...

Big fan of the 900rr--especially the 93-94 twin headlight bikes. As clean as that thing looks--my favorite color scheme, too--and is described, I personally would be reluctant to (heavily) mod it;...
Forum: Racing 02-23-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,646
Posted By south
Most impressive moment of the weekend: Saturday...

Most impressive moment of the weekend: Saturday Xfinity race, Kyle Busch--like him or (more likely) hate him-- triple digit head-on into a (no safer barrier) concrete wall, car on fire, unbelts and...
Forum: Racing 02-17-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 117,402
Posted By south
And, despite its appearance, the actual rate of...

And, despite its appearance, the actual rate of the spring. To my mind, the simplest answer is to provide a (very) positive pedal return and ensure zero pad drag once off the brake. It also occurs...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 623
Posted By south
As listed on the shock, they're manufactured by...

As listed on the shock, they're manufactured by KYB, obviously OEM equipment for some model of Kawasaki (likely large displacement touring-oriented, given they're air shocks). Can they be serviced?...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-13-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,306
Posted By south
IIRC, Honda (finally) stopped manufacturing...

IIRC, Honda (finally) stopped manufacturing replacement parts for the CXs in 2004, but still plenty of inventory available, and a TON of (inexpensive) used parts readily available for what's been...
Forum: Racing 02-12-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 916
Views: 50,755
Posted By south
It looks like the Mercedes rear upper wishbones...

It looks like the Mercedes rear upper wishbones aren't (only) mounted to the car further forward than on the Ferrari (and others), the pick-up points on the wheel hubs are higher, therefore resulting...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,583
Posted By south
The issue really comes down more to torque than...

The issue really comes down more to torque than HP, IMO, especially since you specify 2-up use (albeit not wanting to pry into body weights). Considering your '87 GSXR has the "little" motor, not the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,184
Posted By south
+1 As a general rule, head gaskets don't...

+1

As a general rule, head gaskets don't fail for no reason--especially on a motor with only 14K--so it's not unreasonable to assume it's got some other issue, either contributing--t'stat,...
Forum: Racing 02-11-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,984
Views: 134,881
Posted By south
From his comments, Roczen seemed to indicate that...

From his comments, Roczen seemed to indicate that he was coming to the races (too) fatigued/not fresh enough, and it was taking its toll, especially in the latter laps of the main. Although he got...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 104,722
Posted By south
Originally Postedby lentuk: Thanks, guys....

Originally Postedby lentuk:

Thanks, guys. I've struggled mightily with the prospect of acquiring a Buell since back in '96 when I took a demo ride on an S1 after race practice at Daytona and was...
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 104,722
Posted By south
New-to-me 2000 M2 Cyclone: 4,487 original miles...

New-to-me 2000 M2 Cyclone: 4,487 original miles (a few more now), Supertrapp can, Corbin seat (plus stock), aluminum oil tank, oil catch-can, steering damper, aftermarket foot controls (plus stock),...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-12-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,619
Posted By south
Not looking to engender an endless debate on...

Not looking to engender an endless debate on proper grinding technique, just trying to answer a question. FWIW, the grinder's spindle and retaining nut are in the middle of the wheel, so needless to...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-12-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,619
Posted By south
The guards simply get in the way--they require a...

The guards simply get in the way--they require a steeper angle of attack to the workpiece which encourages divoting/gouging because contact is limited to the outer edge of the disc. Removing the...
Forum: Racing 01-07-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,194
Posted By south
I fully expect EBR to do better this year--not...

I fully expect EBR to do better this year--not necessarily because of anything on their end (although I think Canepa is a good--and surprising--acquisition), but because the new rules package has the...
Forum: Racing 01-06-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,012
Posted By south
No "world champion" guarantees, but Beaubier has...

No "world champion" guarantees, but Beaubier has a fair shot at doing something on the international level--he's considerably faster than Herrin, adapted to the Superbike very quickly (on Hayes' pace...
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,420
Posted By south
I agree with those who've already stated that...

I agree with those who've already stated that there is no much thing as the "perfect" motorcycle--in the sense that the thing is in every measure and in all ways superlative. Having said that, I've...
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,119
Posted By south
Reading your original post, it seems...

Reading your original post, it seems overwhelmingly clear/obvious to me that you've answered your own question even as you asked it: the CB1100. You said you took your Seca all kinds of places it...
Forum: Racing 12-24-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,012
Posted By south
The fortunate happenstance of some evenly matched...

The fortunate happenstance of some evenly matched race entrants exhibiting competitive racing should not be mistaken for a well managed, governed, and presented racing event/series. Daytona has been...
Forum: Racing 12-18-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,984
Views: 134,881
Posted By south
IIRC, the AMA-FIM marriage came about via a bit...

IIRC, the AMA-FIM marriage came about via a bit of a shotgun-wedding to resolve a messy promotion rights situation. Not sure it'd be a simple divorce worth undertaking even given the AMA's clear...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 11,778
Posted By south
If you check around, I think you'll find that,...

If you check around, I think you'll find that, unfortunately, the rectifier issue is common to all the 5th gens, and not limited to just the first two model years. From my own personal experience,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,210
Posted By south
I always get a kick out of the whole "cookie...

I always get a kick out of the whole "cookie cutter"/"boring" claim against Japanese motorcycles. My take/response: the bikes just plain work. On the whole, better than just about anything else out...
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