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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,240,172
Posted By DGraham
One thing that can be agreed on, that was an...

One thing that can be agreed on, that was an AWESOME "stupid questions people ask you when you stopped"! On video even. I like how the cop did the little handlebars gesture :ricky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,240,172
Posted By DGraham
Is a police officer coming into your home and...

Is a police officer coming into your home and looking for signs of illegal activity also a reasonable cause? Do you get to draw the line and decide what is reasonable and what is over the top?...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,240,172
Posted By DGraham
I've had this happen too. Look around quickly...

I've had this happen too.
Look around quickly and say where, where?
Then when he points to the one you're standing next to, just say something stupid like, no I was looking for some chapstick. Or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,240,172
Posted By DGraham
In my defense I wasn't playing. I mean, in what...

In my defense I wasn't playing. I mean, in what civilized nation would people expect a motorcyclist to hit the road without their Bluetooth connected?? Animals, I say. Animals!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,240,172
Posted By DGraham
I'm thinking the only way I avoided blowing up...

I'm thinking the only way I avoided blowing up was that while I was pumping my phone was in my Goretex pants. Goretex must keep gas vapors out...obviously....ya know, 'cause I'm still here.

I just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,240,172
Posted By DGraham
So, now I'm a rude SOB who attempted to murder...

So, now I'm a rude SOB who attempted to murder everyone at the gas station? Greeeaaaaat....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,240,172
Posted By DGraham
how rude was I?

"don't you think you're being a little rude?"

I was gassing up at a relatively busy gas station. I put my 3 gallons in and then spent a minute trying to sync up my bluetooth headset. Of course,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,197
Posted By DGraham
It was half in jest about the Russell and it does...

It was half in jest about the Russell and it does look sofa king comfy. I really don't want to invest in a seat so that will be a last resort. And it may or may not work well off road, but it sure...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,197
Posted By DGraham
I can definitely see seat breathability being a...

I can definitely see seat breathability being a factor in some cases, just not mine. Not with the airhawk, badlands pant, Ldcomfort all being between me and the seat. Right now I'm thinking change...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,197
Posted By DGraham
I love em when standing, but don't yet like them...

I love em when standing, but don't yet like them when sitting. You just gave me an idea, telescoping risers! Lemme just get going to the patent office! :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,197
Posted By DGraham
Thanks roadrider. Back is fine. The only other...

Thanks roadrider. Back is fine. The only other complaint I have is right shoulder. I actually think the Rox Risers have me in a sort of no man's land where my arms don't know how to lie. I'll have...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,197
Posted By DGraham
Thank you all for your responses. Re...

Thank you all for your responses.

Re allergic to synthetic cover: What cover? I'm wearing LDcomfort underwear
Re cotton: IMO, terrible wicking and would contribute to MBS
Re creams: I will...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,197
Posted By DGraham
Well this is interesting, I wonder if I've been...

Well this is interesting, I wonder if I've been using the term right? It's definitely rash like, red and sore, but it goes away on it's own overnight with no particular attention to it.

Are there...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,197
Posted By DGraham
Thanks for the reply. We are pretty much the...

Thanks for the reply.

We are pretty much the same stats, I'm 5 lbs more but have the butt of a 150#er. I'd like to avoid buying another seat, although that's very interesting that the GSA seat...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-25-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,197
Posted By DGraham
Help me get this monkey off my butt!

I guess this belongs here vs. equipment because the bike is a GS ('09).
I bought the thing with the grand plans of riding far and wide. So far it hasn't mattered because I haven't had enough time,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 23,969
Posted By DGraham
I would totally ride with that guy. That kind of...

I would totally ride with that guy. That kind of nutiness is totally intriguing. I would also mock him the whole way just to see what kind of reactions I could get. Not to mention that this could...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,101
Posted By DGraham
You'll be happy with the Canyons. My only wish...

You'll be happy with the Canyons. My only wish is that they were a couple inches taller as I've knocked my shin on both the cylinder head and the TPS (1200GS). They are very comfortable and provide...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,191
Posted By DGraham
If it's a scam, it's not a very good one. It...

If it's a scam, it's not a very good one. It says that your refund check will be mailed shortly. It doesn't even say 'to get your refund check, do this'.
I'd just wait to see if you get it...then...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 10,487
Posted By DGraham
I bought my bike used with an Akro, the only...

I bought my bike used with an Akro, the only reason I haven't switched to stock yet is the (probably mistaken) belief that it will add value when I sell the bike.
If I could have the sound of my old...
Forum: Vendors 07-09-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,472
Posted By DGraham
I bought a pair of underwear and the long sleeve...

I bought a pair of underwear and the long sleeve shirt. It's comfortable enough for sure. I used it the other day when it was about 93. I wet the sleeves and opened my cuff vents with all others...
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 382
Views: 85,343
Posted By DGraham
It helps a lot to not retract the visor when...

It helps a lot to not retract the visor when you're not using it!
I sort of guess it's hydrocarbons evaporating out of the styrofoam.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,332
Posted By DGraham
1 1/2 oz.

43 ml.
+1%

OMG...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-14-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By DGraham
I know about those guards, thanks. It's just...

I know about those guards, thanks. It's just that it seems pretty tucked behind the cylinder head, don't know what I would break it on, other than my shin! I must confess I don't even know what it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-13-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 776
Posted By DGraham
cheap potentiometer covers?

After yet again bashing my shin (just above my boots) into the potentiometer, I was wondering if anyone had devised a cheap guard for this? I was sort of thinking a piece of a racquetball ball...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,800
Posted By DGraham
If you can see a bike (bright clothing), it saves...

If you can see a bike (bright clothing), it saves lives
If you can hear a bike (loud pipes), it won't save lives.

I struggle with that rationale. There are many other things that might better...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,050
Posted By DGraham
[QUOTE=Mituk;24039195]Good question -- and you...

[QUOTE=Mituk;24039195]Good question -- and you are right, you can't tell until you pull up to the pump. In Iowa, where I live, ethanol is usually the 89 octane, with 87 & 91 being 100% gas. In...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,911
Posted By DGraham
My rear, 8000 miles. With any luck Ted Porter is...

My rear, 8000 miles. With any luck Ted Porter is dialing my WESA in as I type this :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 03-11-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,642
Posted By DGraham
Or when just hibernating in the garage, with 8000...

Or when just hibernating in the garage, with 8000 miles! WESA on the way :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 14,094
Posted By DGraham
new member to the shitty shock club!

I'd contend that cold weather CAN cause leaking - no riding necessary.
I haven't ridden my bike for two months. Today, I did nothing but move it in the garage, off the center stand and onto the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 24,722
Posted By DGraham
I was riding my motorcycle, it rained. I...

I was riding my motorcycle, it rained. I complained to someone about it. I also have a Land Rover.
Do you suppose there's a LR thread out there talking about how stupid I am for complaining when I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,240,172
Posted By DGraham
Or maybe she was saying "Here I just spent an ass...

Or maybe she was saying "Here I just spent an ass ton of money and you're still having more fun than me. I feel ripped off, pathetic, and jealous of you. Now do me"
:evil
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,614
Posted By DGraham
Thanks for the input Otter. I talked to...

Thanks for the input Otter.

I talked to Held today, and he didn't say anything about it being discontinued, but I found that the light color is the only one for sale in the US - not the black....
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,614
Posted By DGraham
Thanks Mmasz, I appreciate the response. I've...

Thanks Mmasz, I appreciate the response. I've seen the video. It looks like it's great quality, I like the vents and the magnets are a great idea. Seems like it would vent better than the...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,614
Posted By DGraham
held carese help

After quite a while searching for the perfect jacket for me, I thought I had it narrowed down to 2 or 3 choices. First being the Klim Latitude, but leaning more toward the Held Carese or maybe the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2013, 05:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,018
Posted By DGraham
OP, your question isn't answerable due to...

OP, your question isn't answerable due to incomplete information.
Will need a picture of girlfriend first...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,008
Posted By DGraham
I'm on my third, had most all of the symptoms...

I'm on my third, had most all of the symptoms already listed. I thought this one was the one that was just going to work...until I ran out of gas on the expressway when it read 40 miles to empty. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,319
Posted By DGraham
Conductivity has nothing to do with it??? I...

Conductivity has nothing to do with it??? I always thought that lighting took the quickest most efficient way to the ground. Kinda why they make lightning rods out of metal and not licorice...
Forum: Equipment 09-03-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,012
Posted By DGraham
For?

For?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 116,922
Posted By DGraham
You ATGATT proponents are absolutely nuts for...

You ATGATT proponents are absolutely nuts for continuing on arguing for what 99.999% of the people already know.

Trolls, the only way they go away is if you stop feeding them...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-03-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
Posted By DGraham
I'm no rocket surgeon about it, but my take is...

I'm no rocket surgeon about it, but my take is that the pistons pull in the air, it's not a case of the air 'blowing' into the engine. So it really doesn't matter whether the intake is shielded by...
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