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Forum: Battle scooters 12-17-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,906
Posted By acejones
There's already one milquetoast scooter forum on...

There's already one milquetoast scooter forum on the Internet. This doesn't need to be another. I say bring Jerry back. There are plenty of people around here that are more irritating and not as...
Forum: Americas 12-17-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 26,141
Views: 2,158,182
Posted By acejones
He's dead. He and/or his memories no longer count.

He's dead. He and/or his memories no longer count.
Forum: Americas 12-17-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 642
Posted By acejones
Smart man !! Many folks are not that smart.

Smart man !! Many folks are not that smart.
Forum: Face plant 12-17-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,511
Posted By acejones
Do you really think he chose the manner of his...

Do you really think he chose the manner of his passing ? Really ?
Forum: Americas 12-17-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 642
Posted By acejones
Dont forget, its 900 miles down there and 900...

Dont forget, its 900 miles down there and 900 miles back. If you are on a schedule and the weather goes to crap when you need to return; what's your plan?
Forum: Americas 12-17-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 26,141
Views: 2,158,182
Posted By acejones
I'll throw my dos centavos in here. By nature and...

I'll throw my dos centavos in here. By nature and choice I tend not to be a rule follower. I've been that way all my life and it makes my wife crazy. However, the one area in which I tend to follow...
Forum: Americas 12-17-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 642
Posted By acejones
I wouldn't do it, but then I hate being cold. I...

I wouldn't do it, but then I hate being cold. I would just drive my car. However I do own heated gear and have heated grips. I still hate cold.
Forum: Americas 12-17-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 26,141
Views: 2,158,182
Posted By acejones
Hotel LA Finca Del Minero in centro. Secure...

Hotel LA Finca Del Minero in centro. Secure indoor parking, good location.
Forum: Americas 12-16-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 26,141
Views: 2,158,182
Posted By acejones
Since the tvip is "tied" to the passport number,...

Since the tvip is "tied" to the passport number, I guess one could get a new passport if there were time. Just tell the us passport agency they had lost it or the dog ate it.
Forum: Americas 12-15-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 681
Posted By acejones
I would fly to California, do San Francisco, then...

I would fly to California, do San Francisco, then ride up to Montana and see Glacier National Park, then go on down to Lake Tahoe and back to SF. I would visit the wine country around Napa and maybe...
Forum: Americas 12-15-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26,141
Views: 2,158,182
Posted By acejones
Yeah, you are right. What offshore well...

Yeah, you are right. What offshore well production they have is in the Bay of Campeche and that's pretty shallow stuff and the deposits aren't deep anyway.
Forum: Americas 12-15-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 26,141
Views: 2,158,182
Posted By acejones
With oil at $58-60, they are having to suck up...

With oil at $58-60, they are having to suck up $10-15 a barrel. I wonder how long they'll do that ? They'll start shutting down production on marginal producing units and that will mean layoffs in...
Forum: Face plant 12-15-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,033
Posted By acejones
Common sense is an uncommon commodity.

Common sense is an uncommon commodity.
Forum: Americas 12-15-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 26,141
Views: 2,158,182
Posted By acejones
Look at it this way: The peso is falling against...

Look at it this way: The peso is falling against the two currencies that really count.
Forum: Americas 12-15-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 26,141
Views: 2,158,182
Posted By acejones
It will fall against some and rise against...

It will fall against some and rise against others. Thats the nature of currencies. Its all relative.

Edit: The peso has been rising against the ruble for a while.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-14-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,260
Posted By acejones
I actually agree with this. The only reason I...

I actually agree with this. The only reason I bought the 50 is that is what my wife was comfortable with. The community we live in is a small resort community with 30 mph max limits and theres no...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-14-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 616
Posted By acejones
A good example of why people mistrust dealers.

A good example of why people mistrust dealers.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-14-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,260
Posted By acejones
Jim, FYI, Modern Vespa is a very delicate...

Jim,
FYI, Modern Vespa is a very delicate place. Its like walking through a minefield blindfolded; a very politically correct place.
Personally, I thought some of Jerry's comments were interesting...
Forum: Face plant 12-14-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,792
Posted By acejones
You are not likely to be transported (except to...

You are not likely to be transported (except to an ER) while unconscious. At some point after that you or your family will be advised of your options. Someone will probably have gone through your...
Forum: Americas 12-13-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 26,141
Views: 2,158,182
Posted By acejones
Actually there is a rule about cross posting. I...

Actually there is a rule about cross posting. I must say though, I do enjoy reading your posts.
Forum: Americas 12-13-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 26,141
Views: 2,158,182
Posted By acejones
Donnie, didn't you post this on another thread ?

Donnie, didn't you post this on another thread ?
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,418
Views: 86,728
Posted By acejones
How long would it take one person to fill a 5...

How long would it take one person to fill a 5 gal. bucket?
Forum: Trip Planning 12-13-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By acejones
Finda good used BMW F650GS. They are chain driven...

Finda good used BMW F650GS. They are chain driven but easily maintained, comfortable, durable and up to the task.
Forum: Face plant 12-12-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,214
Posted By acejones
Glad you're pretty much OK. I had a similar...

Glad you're pretty much OK. I had a similar experience several years ago, although I was in my car. Young guy rear ended me at a stop light. He told the officer he wasnt speeding and just doing the...
Forum: Americas 12-12-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By acejones
I would choose Pensacola over Mobile and I'd...

I would choose Pensacola over Mobile and I'd probably opt for Pensacola Beach. There's a plethora of places to stay out there on the beach. Maybe check out the MargaritaVille Resort on the beach.
Forum: Americas 12-12-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By acejones
About where would you plan those nights to be ?

About where would you plan those nights to be ?
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 669
Posted By acejones
Maybe go talk to the dealer and see if they have...

Maybe go talk to the dealer and see if they have any experience with this.
Forum: Americas 12-11-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 26,141
Views: 2,158,182
Posted By acejones
Donnie, now that you are a practicing economist,...

Donnie, now that you are a practicing economist, consider this important variable; the ability and the likelihood of Pena's government just printing more pesos.
Forum: Americas 12-11-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26,141
Views: 2,158,182
Posted By acejones
Well, you asked for a real economist. You still...

Well, you asked for a real economist. You still didn't get one, but I did give you the facts.
Forum: Americas 12-11-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 26,141
Views: 2,158,182
Posted By acejones
Exactly ! American pot is higher quality. Maybe...

Exactly ! American pot is higher quality. Maybe we'll become a net exporter.
Forum: Americas 12-11-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By acejones
Once you get away from the crime ridden city of...

Once you get away from the crime ridden city of New Orleans, get on Hwy 90 east. You could ride that all the way if you want, or you could go as far as Pensacola then get on Hwy 98 through Destin and...
Forum: Americas 12-11-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 26,141
Views: 2,158,182
Posted By acejones
To add a little more; its not the money supply...

To add a little more; its not the money supply that is being reduced. There are still just as many pesos floating around. What is reduced is the purchasing power of those pesos. Dollar holders will...
Forum: Americas 12-11-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 26,141
Views: 2,158,182
Posted By acejones
Donnie, Its never good when your sovereign...

Donnie,
Its never good when your sovereign currency continues to degrade versus the U.S. dollar.
That's real economics.
Forum: Americas 12-10-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 26,141
Views: 2,158,182
Posted By acejones
Exactly. Sooner than later the price of goods (in...

Exactly. Sooner than later the price of goods (in pesos) will rise, thus erasing the short term gain.
Forum: Americas 12-09-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 538
Posted By acejones
Fly into Vegas. I think they rent HDs there. Wear...

Fly into Vegas. I think they rent HDs there. Wear a helmet. Drink lots of water. Its dry.
Forum: Americas 12-08-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,476
Posted By acejones
Not taking unemployment for" kharma reasons"? ...

Not taking unemployment for" kharma reasons"? Bullshit. Kharma won't buy any groceries. Collect the unemployment.
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 2,477
Views: 1,306,612
Posted By acejones
Light cycle, I suspect you were bothered by...

Light cycle,
I suspect you were bothered by carbon monoxide. If carbon dioxide bothers you, you should stop exhaling into your helmet.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-07-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,999
Posted By acejones
I must have been asleep. When did Kymco hook up...

I must have been asleep. When did Kymco hook up with BMW? I really don't see much positive about that.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,013
Posted By acejones
sad that you didn't see any of Mexico. Also sad...

sad that you didn't see any of Mexico. Also sad that you felt like you needed to take turns guarding your motos while you stopped at the pharmacy. Mexico isn't really like that.
Glad the trip was...
Forum: Americas 12-06-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 26,141
Views: 2,158,182
Posted By acejones
Just going to Mexico will help keep your stuff...

Just going to Mexico will help keep your stuff safe. If you have soft luggage the PAC safe stuff is good. If you have metal cases padlocks work. Take your tank bag with you if you leave the bike. Its...
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