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Forum: Battle scooters 09-11-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,315
Views: 208,436
Posted By quasigentrified
did a recent scooter rally (300+ scoots!) here in...

did a recent scooter rally (300+ scoots!) here in wa state and at least 30 of the attendees rode groms (mostly modified, few stock). they were definitely a hit, and look to be the new ruckus for the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,448
Posted By quasigentrified
always wave to 'em. they make the bar for riding...

always wave to 'em. they make the bar for riding skill required, unlike a harley. :freaky
Forum: Battle scooters 09-10-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,580
Posted By quasigentrified
bv350, easily.

bv350, easily.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-10-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,037
Posted By quasigentrified
a butt shuttle! :evil

a butt shuttle! :evil
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 21,133
Posted By quasigentrified
probably honda's cb500x w/ abs, or piaggio's...

probably honda's cb500x w/ abs, or piaggio's bv350 scoot.
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2,000
Views: 575,120
Posted By quasigentrified
my new america lt: ...

my new america lt:

http://i.imgur.com/n1Y2pvE.jpg?1

what a fun, lazy bike to ride! had to up the idle to 1200ish rpm and i have a "summer screen" on order, but other than that, it's been 700...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,642
Posted By quasigentrified
a big ol' grandpa bike-thing like that's pretty...

a big ol' grandpa bike-thing like that's pretty good bait. it's like a hippie at a gun show, or a vegan at a bbq cookoff.

admittedly, i AM jealous. if i could spend $25K+ on a parade barge like...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,923
Posted By quasigentrified
easy answer: own multiple bikes! :norton :1drink

easy answer: own multiple bikes! :norton :1drink
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 720
Views: 97,656
Posted By quasigentrified
why you sellin', jb?

why you sellin', jb?
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,166
Posted By quasigentrified
given the way people beat on their japanese big...

given the way people beat on their japanese big four bikes, i'm surprised there aren't MORE failures. in my limited statistical sample (a.k.a. the motorcycle alias at work), the harleys and the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 85,775
Posted By quasigentrified
thanks! gonna get pegs on it post-haste. ...

thanks! gonna get pegs on it post-haste.

couple questions: ARGH SO MUCH PLASTIC. (i hate plastic fake chrome bits.) any recommendations for ACTUAL metal/chrome turn signal replacements, and the...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-23-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,532
Posted By quasigentrified
he'll be alright if he puts a car tire on the...

he'll be alright if he puts a car tire on the back. :1drink

but just to keep his confidence up, let's get jerryh in here to pat him on the back and declare them brothers. :wink: maybe he can pick...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,747
Posted By quasigentrified
"buy light; buy used" is the best advice. i'd...

"buy light; buy used" is the best advice. i'd also add "buy with a forgiving throttle" but the important bit is not to obsess over displacement, marque, or riding position.

get a bike that gives...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-23-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,532
Posted By quasigentrified
what bike you get, ya gotdam scooterphobe? :evil

what bike you get, ya gotdam scooterphobe? :evil
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 85,775
Posted By quasigentrified
retired the scooters and replaced them with a...

retired the scooters and replaced them with a 2014 america lt! i heard there's some issues with stalling off idle and that i should bump the idle rpms up to 1200 -- is this anyone else's experience?...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 26,948
Posted By quasigentrified
they're like pokeymon -- gotta catch 'em all!...

they're like pokeymon -- gotta catch 'em all! :deal

*sees wife behind him* :eek1

*quickly closes browser window* :norton
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 14,587
Posted By quasigentrified
to answer the op: no. but i think you're a...

to answer the op: no. but i think you're a colossal fucktard if you don't wear one.
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,825
Posted By quasigentrified
"soul" for the old guard seems to mean "rattles...

"soul" for the old guard seems to mean "rattles and rumbles like a piece of agricultural machinery from their youth" with a side of "has none of that com-pyoo-ter nonsense what compromises them...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,582
Posted By quasigentrified
squid protip: if you buy a liter gixxer, you...

squid protip: if you buy a liter gixxer, you never hafta leave 1st-- and it sounds cooler!
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 713
Views: 85,775
Posted By quasigentrified
any thoughts on the triumph speedmaster/america?...

any thoughts on the triumph speedmaster/america? most of my riding pals have switched to cruisers, and i'm debating joining them by picking one up. i've test ridden it and it's smooth and simple to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 932
Posted By quasigentrified
unless you're a harley aficionado, and then it's...

unless you're a harley aficionado, and then it's fun to ride a slow bike slow
:norton

YES I WENT THERE :deal
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 932
Posted By quasigentrified
the z1000 is monstrous at street speeds AND when...

the z1000 is monstrous at street speeds AND when i get a chance to open it up over 7k :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,807
Posted By quasigentrified
why not a 150-300cc scooter?

why not a 150-300cc scooter?
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 251,337
Posted By quasigentrified
is there a decent aftermarket brake fluid "piss...

is there a decent aftermarket brake fluid "piss cup" for the '10-'13 z that DOESN'T look like a medical container?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 11,642
Posted By quasigentrified
it's not about the bikes. it never has been. it's...

it's not about the bikes. it never has been. it's just another culture clash.

seriously, if the h-d folks never wore their "uniforms" would you even notice? you'd probably admire the bike instead...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,216
Views: 251,337
Posted By quasigentrified
pic just 'cuz: ...

pic just 'cuz:

http://i.imgur.com/PPbqWw0.jpg
Forum: Face plant 08-09-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,539
Posted By quasigentrified
this is true. my attention level wasn't where it...

this is true. my attention level wasn't where it should have been.

sliders ate almost all of the damage. definitely a worthy investment!
Forum: Face plant 08-06-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,539
Posted By quasigentrified
i've commuted for over 20k miles in rush hour,...

i've commuted for over 20k miles in rush hour, and it's a risk i accept. this is my first off, and i've (hopefully) leanred to NEVER let my guard down.
Forum: Face plant 08-05-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,539
Posted By quasigentrified
swiped at low speed, lowside

had an off today when a driver lurched into my lane to dodge an errant bicyclist in lovely redmond, wa. he bumped my luggage and gave me a right-side lowside at 5-8 mph.

parts where i fucked up: i...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 73,904
Posted By quasigentrified
you CAN own more'n one bike. i mean, just sayin',...

you CAN own more'n one bike. i mean, just sayin', you can own an fjr AND a scout. :norton
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 73,904
Posted By quasigentrified
think i'd rather have the gunner, although the...

think i'd rather have the gunner, although the price is sweet...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-30-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,889
Posted By quasigentrified
i dunno, i side with jerry here. remove the boxer...

i dunno, i side with jerry here. remove the boxer heads and you're left with a blobby plastic mess just like the pc800. the rt is the 1990's ford taurus of motorbikes, looks-wise!

i'm sure they're...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-30-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,061
Posted By quasigentrified
never had a problem slingin the bv350 around in...

never had a problem slingin the bv350 around in downtown seattle/queen anne hill.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-29-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,889
Posted By quasigentrified
i think the r1200rt is catbutt fugly. i wouldn't...

i think the r1200rt is catbutt fugly. i wouldn't ride it even if it did kegels and called itself cate blanchett.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,872
Posted By quasigentrified
about a year ago i was riding a bv350 scoot...

about a year ago i was riding a bv350 scoot between sequim and port townsend on hwy 104. posted speeds are 50-60, i was ambling along at 65-ish when i chance upon a trio of "pirates" going 45-50,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4,287
Views: 397,194
Posted By quasigentrified
most if not all of the harley folks on this forum...

most if not all of the harley folks on this forum seem legit (meaning they ride a lot and know a great deal about other brands but simply prefer harleys for riding preference reasons) -- i mean,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,877
Posted By quasigentrified
if i'm in the vicinity if my bike, i'll hang my...

if i'm in the vicinity if my bike, i'll hang my helmet from my left frame slider. shrug
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 1,850,309
Posted By quasigentrified
not from a stupid person or while stopped, but...

not from a stupid person or while stopped, but from my 10-year-old daughter

her <points a bike going by>: "errr, what is that bike called?"

me: "hm, looks like a v-strom."

her: "oh, i...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-21-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,889
Posted By quasigentrified
i know exactly which dealership that is... :-( ...

i know exactly which dealership that is... :-(

their service desk is pretty decent, though!
Forum: Battle scooters 07-21-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,889
Posted By quasigentrified
i got a brand new (nos) 2012 z1000 for $8500 otd...

i got a brand new (nos) 2012 z1000 for $8500 otd ($10,500 msrp + fees + tax = over $13K normally), so there are deals to be had here in seattle!
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