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Forum: Europe Today, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By Riteris
Thanks for the input! I have long thought of...

Thanks for the input!

I have long thought of superslab as a necessary evil as a way to travel long distances by going fast at the expense of seeing local sights.

Nontheless, after having issues...
Forum: Europe Today, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By Riteris
paying for tolls in Spain

The Mrs. and I will be renting a car in Spain in a few weeks and I have some questions about paying for highway tolls.

(We will be going from Barcelona to the Basque region, in Spain and France.)...
Forum: EMEA 04-17-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Riteris
The Mrs and I are doing something similar. ...

The Mrs and I are doing something similar.

We will be spending a week in Barcelona and have another 5 days to go somewhere.

At this point we are considering the 5 hours each way to visit the...
Forum: EMEA 04-15-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 386
Posted By Riteris
We have been watching a series on Netflix called...

We have been watching a series on Netflix called "Lilyhammer." The main character is played by Steven Van Zandt and it shot in Norway. It might help give you a feel for the people. Or not.

Oh,...
Forum: EMEA 04-13-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 386
Posted By Riteris
Some observations from two trips to Norway. It is...

Some observations from two trips to Norway. It is a great place and the people are fantastic. It is expensive... really.

I thought this place was interesting:
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-13-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 642
Posted By Riteris
FWIW, I had a problem shifting when the boots...

FWIW, I had a problem shifting when the boots were new. Once the boots softened up a bit I was fine.

I suggest giving it a bit more time before making adjustments.
Forum: The Garage 04-09-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 561
Views: 284,860
Posted By Riteris
Nice work! Was the store out of zip ties? ...

Nice work!

Was the store out of zip ties?

What are those milk crates for?


:evil
Forum: EMEA 04-07-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By Riteris
The ATT option will get rather expensive if you...

The ATT option will get rather expensive if you use the phone a lot. But, if you are expecting calls from the US to your telephone number, it might be your only option.

Depending on how often and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 37,390
Views: 9,807,907
Posted By Riteris
It looks like he dropped a load into his pants.

It looks like he dropped a load into his pants.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,181
Posted By Riteris
I was under the impression it rains quite...

I was under the impression it rains quite frequently in northern Spain.
Forum: The Garage 04-05-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 437,538
Posted By Riteris
And much more manly! Carl Spackler would approve!

And much more manly! Carl Spackler would approve!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-05-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,176
Posted By Riteris
Have you toured the region for a place to live? ...

Have you toured the region for a place to live?

If you have the time to visit before committing to rent for a year you should do an exploration of all the different places mentioned in this...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-05-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,176
Posted By Riteris
My last residence in Philadelphia was just a few...

My last residence in Philadelphia was just a few blocks from there. I really liked living in that neighborhood. Among other things, East Falls is well located with great access to a lot of places.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-04-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,176
Posted By Riteris
Ooh oohh! If the OP still wants to move into...

Ooh oohh!

If the OP still wants to move into the the region, there is always Bala Cynwyd. Try explaining THAT to your friends.:evil
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3,083
Views: 437,538
Posted By Riteris
Is the Plastidip for waterproofiness or to...

Is the Plastidip for waterproofiness or to uglify/ camouflage it?

If the former, I rode for years with one minimally protected from the rain.

If the latter, probably a good idea if you park...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-02-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,176
Posted By Riteris
I grew up in Broomall in Delaware County. To me...

I grew up in Broomall in Delaware County. To me it is the definition of a boring suburb. There is no "there" there. Commuting into the city via Septa or car totally sucked.

Some parts of Delco are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 37,390
Views: 9,807,907
Posted By Riteris
Men have facial hair... most women don't. What is...

Men have facial hair... most women don't. What is so confusing about that?:evil
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,176
Posted By Riteris
There are in fact a lot of nice places to live...

There are in fact a lot of nice places to live within the city IF you want urban life. Finding a garage in the city will be more difficult (but not impossible) than the suburbs.

Commuting to...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-26-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 969
Posted By Riteris
I am sure Puttie could start up a new pogrom and...

I am sure Puttie could start up a new pogrom and round up a few "volunteers" to do the work.
Forum: Hacks 03-22-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 42,094
Posted By Riteris
No need to start from ground zero.Here is the...

No need to start from ground zero.Here is the ideal starting platform for this sort of project. Just add the motor.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7,241
Views: 373,743
Posted By Riteris
Get a Darien set?:1drink

Get a Darien set?:1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,596
Posted By Riteris
It is a good thing that I know diddly-squat about...

It is a good thing that I know diddly-squat about gun laws or I would contribute more here.

Oh wait... why should that stop me?:wink:
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7,241
Views: 373,743
Posted By Riteris
If you shop wisely, you might be able to find...

If you shop wisely, you might be able to find decent gear for $200.00.

A decent Aerostich product might blow your budget but in the long run might be worth suffering some debt.(But then, that is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-21-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7,241
Views: 373,743
Posted By Riteris
Give us (in public) some information about how/...

Give us (in public) some information about how/ what you ride, what you have now, what you want and your budget.

I am sure we can be helpful. (Or at least try :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-20-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7,241
Views: 373,743
Posted By Riteris
I think spring is delayed because I washed my...

I think spring is delayed because I washed my Darien in preparation for the warm weather. (Sorry.)

Next time I will wait until autumn.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,596
Posted By Riteris
You really are a troll, aren't you?

You really are a troll, aren't you?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,596
Posted By Riteris
In stock form, the GTI is a great car but not a...

In stock form, the GTI is a great car but not a race car (with ANY kind of tire.)

VW makes the R32 if you want a race car.:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,596
Posted By Riteris
Lets not make sweeping generalizations about GTI...

Lets not make sweeping generalizations about GTI drivers, please :D

FWIW, the torque of the GTI spins the tires on startups like that. Because of that, they are slow off the line... you just can't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,601
Posted By Riteris
I vote for the flaming bag of poop on the...

I vote for the flaming bag of poop on the doorstep.:wink:
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-17-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7,241
Views: 373,743
Posted By Riteris
I guess you don't come into "The Big City" too...

I guess you don't come into "The Big City" too often.

...
Forum: Vendors 03-14-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 506
Views: 91,339
Posted By Riteris
Find out where he works. Go to the clinic...

Find out where he works.

Go to the clinic and tell them your butt hurts from riding on a crappy saddle.

If Ricky is there, he will offer to make a better saddle or stick a rod up your ass. But...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 37,390
Views: 9,807,907
Posted By Riteris
Everybody knows you don't have to counter-steer...

Everybody knows you don't have to counter-steer if you have a car tire on your bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,191,320
Posted By Riteris
I wonder if people asked him stupid questions.

I wonder if people asked him stupid questions.
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,616
Posted By Riteris
I doubt the box is waterproof and the latches...

I doubt the box is waterproof and the latches look rather crappy. It should work well on a KLR.:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,191,320
Posted By Riteris
Maybe I did not explain it well. The car was...

Maybe I did not explain it well.

The car was pulled over for having a burnt out rear marker light. The driver had no way of knowing this. The lights on the trailer where working properly.

A...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,228
Posted By Riteris
I have Crizal coatings. They DO help with...

I have Crizal coatings.

They DO help with night vision by cutting glare.

They also help to clear water from the lenses and decrease fogging.

Well worth the extra money, IMO.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,485
Posted By Riteris
That is not a helmet test but an I.Q. test. ...

That is not a helmet test but an I.Q. test.

Both failed.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,191,320
Posted By Riteris
Does the "code" require writing a ticket? Can a...

Does the "code" require writing a ticket? Can a warning be given?

When I was a kid, I remember a cop pulling my father over and ticketing him for a bad bulb.

We were hauling a camper. We always...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10,293
Views: 2,191,320
Posted By Riteris
I wonder if that guy knows how to spell spell...

I wonder if that guy knows how to spell spell spell.
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 694
Posted By Riteris
Did Bill Mayer sell his seat technology to Russell?

There has been some thinking that Bill Mayer sold some seat making technology to a competitor, Russell Cycle Products.

There might be someone here who can answer that question.

Anybody have any...
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