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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-18-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5,014
Views: 490,540
Posted By presto88
Almost $3k?!? Wow. Now THAT is the definition...

Almost $3k?!? Wow. Now THAT is the definition of "indicating lunacy". Good find!
Forum: Old's Cool 12-10-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16,148
Views: 9,670,414
Posted By presto88
You are forgiven, sir!

You are forgiven, sir!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,042,518
Posted By presto88
My friends and I started calling our bikes...

My friends and I started calling our bikes "scooters" way back when we were still in high school! Now we're (much!) older and we still refer to our GS's or liter-class sport bikes the same way. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-24-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 16,148
Views: 9,670,414
Posted By presto88
"NERTS". That's a new one to me. I had to look...

"NERTS". That's a new one to me. I had to look it up. Hahaha! NERTS!

I've always liked the idea of a loft or something where I could keep my vehicles close by. I think that my dream home...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-20-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16,148
Views: 9,670,414
Posted By presto88
For some reason, this pic makes me think of those...

For some reason, this pic makes me think of those days when even a half-liter bike was considered "big", maybe even "too big". I mean, that's a 125cc's!

Nice picture. Thanks for posting it.
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 85,735
Posted By presto88
+1!

+1!
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 85,735
Posted By presto88
I was having trouble figuring it out, but THAT's...

I was having trouble figuring it out, but THAT's exactly how this report made me feel!

I've said it before, but I'll say it again. Great job!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,042,518
Posted By presto88
I really hate to see this thread go so far off...

I really hate to see this thread go so far off track....

I was sitting at a red light on my R1150GS and a small group of teenage boys was crossing in the crosswalk right in front of me. One of...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 85,735
Posted By presto88
Wow! Congrats! :clap:clap:clap:clap Let's...

Wow! Congrats! :clap:clap:clap:clap

Let's see, you left on Sept 22nd, right? So, if I'm doing this right, that makes it 45 days start to finish! Nice!

I gotta tell ya, I was one of those...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-01-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,042,518
Posted By presto88
I didn't realize that this was something that...

I didn't realize that this was something that bothered people. I say it a lot!

And I don't have to be "feeling bitchy" to say something about texting drivers! Hell, avoiding them is half of...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,910
Posted By presto88
Where are you, KungBoa?

Where are you, KungBoa?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 34,224
Posted By presto88
It just kills me that these guys are so f'n...

It just kills me that these guys are so f'n clueless! It's bad enough that they film themselves breaking the law, but then they go an post it on YouTube? WTF are they thinking?!?
Forum: Old's Cool 10-29-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 16,148
Views: 9,670,414
Posted By presto88
Can anyone tell me why the exhaust in this pic...

Can anyone tell me why the exhaust in this pic turns up instead of down?

I know you can do it....just lower your gaze down........farther.........farther.......ok, see the exhaust pipes? Why do...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-27-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 35,617
Views: 9,006,452
Posted By presto88
I can see why a guy could have trouble getting...

I can see why a guy could have trouble getting out of there and on to such a narrow road! Yeah, I can easily understand why that would be a problem...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16,148
Views: 9,670,414
Posted By presto88
Hey MIOB, you should really label that one NSFW.

Hey MIOB, you should really label that one NSFW.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 35,617
Views: 9,006,452
Posted By presto88
I think it's one of these.... ...

I think it's one of these....

http://www.tamotorsports.com/miscpage_002.asp
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,042,518
Posted By presto88
Where I shop, the self serve checkout rarely has...

Where I shop, the self serve checkout rarely has any line. If I only have a few items, it's just sooo much faster than waiting for someone to scan things for me.
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 19,233
Views: 2,316,821
Posted By presto88
You make some good points, Jdeks, but something...

You make some good points, Jdeks, but something tells me that the PYT that was the reason this thread started wouldn't have a clue what a MITM attack is.

Yes, things change from one generation to...
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19,233
Views: 2,316,821
Posted By presto88
The kids should be able to do simple arithmetic...

The kids should be able to do simple arithmetic in their heads before they are given that high school diploma. They don't need to be Rainman, but (to borrow from an earlier post) 40+40=? ...
Forum: Australia 10-18-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 19,233
Views: 2,316,821
Posted By presto88
I'm spending a lot of time out in St. Louis these...

I'm spending a lot of time out in St. Louis these days. There is a chain of gas/convenience stores here called QuickTrip. The people working there CAN do math in their heads. I've seen young kids...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,042,518
Posted By presto88
How could any motorcyclist in the US today not...

How could any motorcyclist in the US today not have seen a GS before? Or, do you think that he's just usually blind to anything that isn't a "real" motorcycle?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 35,617
Views: 9,006,452
Posted By presto88
What the hell happened? This used to be a fun...

What the hell happened? This used to be a fun thread.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 35,617
Views: 9,006,452
Posted By presto88
Seeing those crosses seems to make me ride a bit...

Seeing those crosses seems to make me ride a bit more cautiously.

Not meaning to come across as too morbid, but when I see one of those small shrines that people sometimes put up, I usually...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 35,617
Views: 9,006,452
Posted By presto88
:rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl

:rofl :rofl :rofl :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 386
Views: 85,735
Posted By presto88
I didn't want to say anything, but that's what I...

I didn't want to say anything, but that's what I was thinking when I first started reading this thread. It's kinda late in the year, isn't it?

Not trying to discourage you, ryker. It'll be a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-05-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5,014
Views: 490,540
Posted By presto88
I owned the Sabre version and a couple of my...

I owned the Sabre version and a couple of my buddys had the Magnas. Damn fast bikes. You could do 60 in 1st gear! At the time that was just unheard of!
That Sabre is still the fastest bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-01-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 71,163
Posted By presto88
I'm right there with you. Fortunately, my '01 GS...

I'm right there with you. Fortunately, my '01 GS has been a fantastic bike and I've been able to take care of all maintenance and the (very few) minor repairs on my own. The only time it went back...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 71,163
Posted By presto88
So, what happened? Just one oil drop? The first...

So, what happened? Just one oil drop? The first drop of many? Are you back home yet?
Forum: Old's Cool 09-25-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 16,148
Views: 9,670,414
Posted By presto88
+1 on that!

+1 on that!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,882
Posted By presto88
Hey Yellow, what air pressure do you run in that...

Hey Yellow, what air pressure do you run in that tire?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 21,719
Posted By presto88
yeah, yeah, I got it! It'll just take a while...

yeah, yeah, I got it! It'll just take a while for it all to sink in! Maybe give me a weekend to study before the quiz? :lol3

AtomicAlex, I wasn't angry at you for correcting me. Haha! Not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 21,719
Posted By presto88
Dammit! They have different exhausts so I...

Dammit! They have different exhausts so I figured they weren't the same bike. Must be different years? I'm really not familiar with the F650's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 21,719
Posted By presto88
Yeah, but they're not riding the same bike!

Yeah, but they're not riding the same bike!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,042,518
Posted By presto88
That doesn't look red to me! Uh-oh!

That doesn't look red to me!

Uh-oh!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,042,518
Posted By presto88
But how does he know which filter is the red one?

But how does he know which filter is the red one?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,042,518
Posted By presto88
I want one of those!

I want one of those!
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 71,163
Posted By presto88
I'm not a lawyer, so maybe I should keep my mouth...

I'm not a lawyer, so maybe I should keep my mouth shut, but I won't. Regarding the "30 day" limit set by the Miami dealer - you complained about the work when you picked the bike up. I would think...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,042,518
Posted By presto88
I've gotten this one on several occasions, but...

I've gotten this one on several occasions, but not so much recently, more back in the 90's. The first time I was asked this question I just blurted out "What else do they make?"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,042,518
Posted By presto88
I lived in the SLC area for 15 years in the 80's...

I lived in the SLC area for 15 years in the 80's and 90's. I never considered the drivers there to be rude. "Clueless" is the word I would use. Even before everyone was distracted by their damn...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 21,719
Posted By presto88
That sums this guy up, right there! Well put!

That sums this guy up, right there! Well put!
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