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Forum: Face plant 04-13-2007, 10:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,227
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Thumb Glad to hear you're recovering and that...

Glad to hear you're recovering and that everything appears to still be in working order. All the best for a speedy recovery!! I hope they nail the guy who hit you, but sadly, experience says...
Forum: Face plant 04-03-2007, 01:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,919
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Pissed He did, with minimal coverage, include a $10k...

He did, with minimal coverage, include a $10k limit on property damage. So far, we're at $10k without even tearing it down. This doesn't include anything under the hood past the A/C condenser.
...
Forum: Face plant 04-03-2007, 09:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,919
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Thumb Yeah, but an XT will smoke an H6 -- been there,...

Yeah, but an XT will smoke an H6 -- been there, done that! :D And now, back to the Outback forum...:wings
Forum: Face plant 04-03-2007, 06:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,919
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Yeah, the victim in this case was an Outback XT...

Yeah, the victim in this case was an Outback XT -- same motor as your Legacy. The ultimate sleeper vehicle. Our local Automotive reporter says if everyone knew how tough and well made the Subies...
Forum: Face plant 04-02-2007, 05:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,919
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Ain't that the truth, but it sounds cool, ritht?...

Ain't that the truth, but it sounds cool, ritht? :huh
Forum: Face plant 04-02-2007, 07:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,919
Posted By Jacob Mayer
His car is also a total. Thankfully, no one was...

His car is also a total. Thankfully, no one was seriously injured.
Forum: Face plant 04-01-2007, 08:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,919
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Thumb I actually saw him from a distance. Traffic on...

I actually saw him from a distance. Traffic on ths 4-lane side street (near a mall) was moderate, so he was waiting to turn. I looked right at him, and it appeared he would wait for me to pass. I...
Forum: Face plant 04-01-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,919
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Cage Face Plant

This is all that's left after a POS Honda made an illegal left turn in front of me yesterday. RIP Outback XT 2.5. :cry

Hat Tip to Subaru. I walked away with no visible injuries after a 35 MPH...
Forum: Face plant 03-30-2007, 03:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,023
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Pissed +1000

+1000
Forum: Face plant 03-29-2007, 08:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,659
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Congratulations on surviving your face plant...

Congratulations on surviving your face plant intact thanks to ATGATT. It's become a religion for me too. So much so that I take fewer short/quick rides 'cuz when I'm in a real hurry, getting fully...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2007, 12:31 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,707
Posted By Jacob Mayer
I tend to avoid alcohol when I'm on the bike,...

I tend to avoid alcohol when I'm on the bike, though on rare occasions, I'll have a drink with snacks or a meal -- but that's it.

When I was 19, I climbed on a bike with a bit more in me; let me...
Forum: Face plant 03-28-2007, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 804
Posted By Jacob Mayer
:nod :nod :nod :nod

:nod :nod :nod :nod
Forum: Face plant 03-22-2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,066
Posted By Jacob Mayer
+1 So sorry for you loss. :cry

+1 So sorry for you loss. :cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2007, 01:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,408
Posted By Jacob Mayer
I did that behind a CHiP RTP a few years ago --...

I did that behind a CHiP RTP a few years ago -- on I10 out near St. Berdoo, traffic was very slow going through construction area. The officer passed me, so I decided to follow him. He went so damn...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2007, 02:32 PM
Replies: 325
Views: 34,953
Posted By Jacob Mayer
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Face plant 03-08-2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 24,382
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Hey, Photog, any news on this case?

Hey, Photog, any news on this case?
Forum: Face plant 03-08-2007, 01:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,857
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Thumb Spiegea, Glad to hear you're alive and on the...

Spiegea, Glad to hear you're alive and on the mend. I always cringe when I read these posts, but as some have said, live and learn. Sorry about your wadded bike, it was a real beauty! Now I guess...
Forum: Face plant 03-08-2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,573
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Thumb What a dork. The only thing at fault was the...

What a dork. The only thing at fault was the moron on the bike! Agree he should have been ATGATT, but he's obviously too pretty for that. :norton

Then again, the first thing I do when I climb on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2007, 05:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,423
Posted By Jacob Mayer
+1. My sports coaches always told me never to...

+1. My sports coaches always told me never to drink full strength Gatorade during a game because it would make you sick. Too much of the stuff can cause in imbalance of electrolytes (too many), so...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2007, 01:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,928
Posted By Jacob Mayer
:doh

:doh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Thumb I see you own a GS. If you're also an MOA...

I see you own a GS. If you're also an MOA member, MedJet offers a discount. See the currenty issue of ON for details.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2007, 12:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,371
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Thumb Comfort is Key

Comfort is the key, IMHO. If the bike doesn't fit you, or you're wearing crappy, ill-fitting gear, you won't last two hours. Pain and discomfort are very fatiguing.

Case in point: new, my K12RS...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2007, 08:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,034
Posted By Jacob Mayer
I try to avoid all cotton when riding --...

I try to avoid all cotton when riding -- particularly in warmer weather. Seamless synthetics are your friend on a long trip. Great too because you can rinse them out in a sink (or start your shower...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2007, 12:05 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 68,156
Posted By Jacob Mayer
OK, I did a quick search of the archives of...

OK, I did a quick search of the archives of wisdom and I can't find the answer to this question:

What the hell do all the references to Sanka mean? :huh

Hijack over.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,787
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Talking I agree with Sun Tzu. Nice! :thumb

I agree with Sun Tzu. Nice! :thumb
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2007, 01:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,883
Posted By Jacob Mayer
+1 Anti-sieze on aluminum heads is mandatory...

+1
Anti-sieze on aluminum heads is mandatory (ask any A&P mechanic).

We used dielectric grease all over the place in the AF, and I always use it on plug wires and anywhere I expect a connection...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,480
Posted By Jacob Mayer
+1 I'm with Sun. I've done the same stupid...

+1
I'm with Sun. I've done the same stupid thing on two and four wheels. Easy to let the speed and HP of a bike or turbo-charged car interfere with reason.

Edit: I should add that I'm still...
Forum: Face plant 02-13-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 264,376
Posted By Jacob Mayer
:ddog :lurk

:ddog

:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,563
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Awesome!

What a great looking bike. :thumb

I'd love to have one, but I'm too vertically challenged to even think about a bike that tall. :baldy
Forum: Face plant 02-12-2007, 06:47 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,757
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Thumb Youtube restricts access to graphic or adult...

Youtube restricts access to graphic or adult content by requiring a log-in and stipulation that you agree to view the content.
Forum: Face plant 02-12-2007, 05:54 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,757
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Eh? :eek2 Incredible. I haven't seen that clip...

:eek2

Incredible. I haven't seen that clip on TLC. It's amazing they survived the impact, I wonder if they lived through the surgery?
Forum: Face plant 02-09-2007, 06:08 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 264,376
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Thumb All I can do is stipulate to the comments of...

All I can do is stipulate to the comments of others. This thread is hilarious for its comedy of errors -- how much crap can go wrong in one hospital? :eek1

I feel for you, and I'm glad you've...
Forum: Face plant 02-08-2007, 05:58 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 264,376
Posted By Jacob Mayer
I just read in my latest issue of BMWMOA ON that...

I just read in my latest issue of BMWMOA ON that MOA members are now eligible for discounted premiums from MedJet. $195/year solo, $295/year couples. Including free return of your bike from North...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2007, 01:15 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 20,585
Posted By Jacob Mayer
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Face plant 02-05-2007, 02:25 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 264,376
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Talking :lurk I'll put some more in the popper....

:lurk

I'll put some more in the popper. :lurk

I'm glad to hear you survived the get-off. Thanks for posting a great narrative; I'm looking forward to the rest of the story.
Forum: Face plant 02-05-2007, 05:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,746
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Cry It sounded like the victim died just he was about...

It sounded like the victim died just he was about to perform CPR. From the look of the van, it appears the rider's head struck the windshield. Even with ATGATT, that's a lot of trauma. Such a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2007, 11:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,052
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Thumb Rockstraps or Helen2Wheels (Hi Helen :wave)...

Rockstraps or Helen2Wheels (Hi Helen :wave) packing straps. I love 'em both! Knots and bungees aren't worth the trouble.

I find the Rockstraps are quick and easy to use/adjust. If I really need...
Forum: Face plant 01-23-2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 623,217
Posted By Jacob Mayer
Thumb Glad to hear things continue to improve. I hope...

Glad to hear things continue to improve. I hope those close to Dale continue to keep us updated on his condition and progress.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2007, 05:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,516
Posted By Jacob Mayer
+1. As anyone here knows, I'm not a gnarly...

+1.

As anyone here knows, I'm not a gnarly adventure type, but I prefer the free-wheeling nature of this board... That said, my advice is purely limited to PAVED roads. :D

Sounds like you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2007, 05:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,060
Posted By Jacob Mayer
And with apologies to the genuinely good and...

And with apologies to the genuinely good and concerned instructors out there, it seems the national MSF is more worried about preserving their state-sponsored monopoly (and gravy train) than...
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