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Forum: Face plant 06-09-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 21,408
Posted By 4wheeldog
My wife was given one for her neck.......She has...

My wife was given one for her neck.......She has a plate/6 screws where her discs were removed for fusion. Either her Dr. or your PA just might have it wrong..........
Forum: Face plant 06-09-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 43,278
Posted By 4wheeldog
So sorry to read this.......I hope you can find...

So sorry to read this.......I hope you can find your way to absorbing what happened, take it in and put it right in your head and gut.

From your description of how the guy rode all day, and how...
Forum: Face plant 06-02-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,252
Posted By 4wheeldog
The rule of lug nuts.......He who has the most...

The rule of lug nuts.......He who has the most lug nuts, wins!
Forum: Face plant 05-10-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 33,603
Posted By 4wheeldog
Knee out or not, crosswinds shorten my day...

Knee out or not, crosswinds shorten my day considerably.
Forum: Face plant 05-09-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 33,603
Posted By 4wheeldog
Actually, if you can just leave your knee out...

Actually, if you can just leave your knee out there, it is quite effective at dealing with the gusts, too.

Nasty cross winds wear me out, more than any other one thing, when on a bike. I am...
Forum: Thumpers 03-08-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,320
Posted By 4wheeldog
So.......They do not wish to back their own...

So.......They do not wish to back their own warranty, and the failure is somehow your fault? When did BMW buy Shorai?
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,395
Posted By 4wheeldog
I had a fuel pump failure on a '70 something Ford...

I had a fuel pump failure on a '70 something Ford Courier pickup. I just had to get a couple hundred yards to where the downhill started. I had camping gear, including Coleman fuel. Filled the...
Forum: Face plant 12-03-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,677
Posted By 4wheeldog
So, did the other driver stop? Glad you didn't...

So, did the other driver stop? Glad you didn't get hurt worse.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,572
Posted By 4wheeldog
I was in the middle of nowhere, Utah on a stretch...

I was in the middle of nowhere, Utah on a stretch of hiway 50 that went through some small farm towns. Speed limit 45 AFAIK, and twice within 10 miles, cop cars swerved across the double yellow...
Forum: Face plant 09-29-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,248
Posted By 4wheeldog
It amazes me how many vehicles are on the road...

It amazes me how many vehicles are on the road here in New Messico with no sign of a plate, temp tag or anything. Plus, there is no mechanism I am aware of for rescinding plates when insurance is...
Forum: Face plant 08-22-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,622
Posted By 4wheeldog
People who are not looking can not see you, with...

People who are not looking can not see you, with flashing lights, reflective clothing and helmet, and a bright yellow bike.

They don't see you because they are not looking FOR YOU. They are...
Forum: Face plant 08-22-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,711
Posted By 4wheeldog
Why do you think this was an accident? Sounds...

Why do you think this was an accident? Sounds like a game of chicken, with no winner.
Forum: Face plant 07-16-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,892
Posted By 4wheeldog
When I played football as a lad, broken toes were...

When I played football as a lad, broken toes were a fairly common injury, from being cleated. So were broken fingers. No Doctor visits......Just tape the toe to its buddy, and grimace when you put...
Forum: Face plant 06-21-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,543
Posted By 4wheeldog
"Mold release" is not it, at least according to...

"Mold release" is not it, at least according to the manufacturers. The rubber is just greasy until it has been ridden enough to get up to temperature, preferably a couple of times. "Scrubbing" in...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,798
Posted By 4wheeldog
What do you consider high mileage? 55mpg? 300k...

What do you consider high mileage? 55mpg? 300k miles?

Motor oil. You should use motor oil.
No matter what they tell you, extra virgin olive or canola oil is not healthy.
Forum: Face plant 06-08-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,543
Posted By 4wheeldog
A gremlin reached up and grabbed your foot. It...

A gremlin reached up and grabbed your foot. It is more difficult to cause mechanical difficulties in non HD iron, so you need the bell to keep the little bastards from grabbing your tootsies.
...
Forum: Face plant 05-03-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 17,328
Posted By 4wheeldog
It should be a condition of any deal made with...

It should be a condition of any deal made with the charges that he pay restitution to the family of the deceased. Miss a payment? Go to prison.

Better to let the scumbag walk out in the world,...
Forum: Face plant 03-18-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,191
Posted By 4wheeldog
Your KLR deserved to be nicknamed...

Your KLR deserved to be nicknamed Chuck.......Short for Chuck Norris.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,343
Posted By 4wheeldog
I gotta say it........You saw what the pavement...

I gotta say it........You saw what the pavement did to the cylinder cover........Wear a helmet, or you head could get a similar rework. Enjoy.
Forum: Face plant 12-10-2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 12,018
Posted By 4wheeldog
Not if you keep it locked........It becomes a...

Not if you keep it locked........It becomes a highside when you realize you screwed up, and release the brake, allowing the rear tire to gain traction, throwing the bike over the top. Once you lock...
Forum: Face plant 08-08-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 209,997
Posted By 4wheeldog
Does poison oak have flowers?

Does poison oak have flowers?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-31-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,578
Posted By 4wheeldog
Most BMW boxer motors will not achieve full rated...

Most BMW boxer motors will not achieve full rated rpm/power in high gear. OP says he was running at 7k, max power is at what, 7800? So, even run wide open, it was probably only managing 85% or so. ...
Forum: Face plant 07-30-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 209,997
Posted By 4wheeldog
Clearly, they did not definitively explain which...

Clearly, they did not definitively explain which Saturday. So, it is a Saturday to be determined later.....

What do you want to bet that the check bounces, when it finally does arrive?
Forum: Face plant 07-27-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 209,997
Posted By 4wheeldog
So, the clerk got her Mercedes out of the shop,...

So, the clerk got her Mercedes out of the shop, back on the street?
Forum: Face plant 07-25-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 209,997
Posted By 4wheeldog
"The check is in the mail" is just the latest of...

"The check is in the mail" is just the latest of many lies. The clerk didn't get the check to the PO, because "Her Mercedes is in the shop!"
Forum: Face plant 07-22-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 209,997
Posted By 4wheeldog
Again, as Henry Fukuchi used to say, "Good...

Again, as Henry Fukuchi used to say, "Good Ruck!"
Forum: Face plant 07-20-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 209,997
Posted By 4wheeldog
As Henry Fukuchi used to always say to me when I...

As Henry Fukuchi used to always say to me when I teased him, "Fuck you, round eyes!"
Forum: Face plant 07-19-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 209,997
Posted By 4wheeldog
No, I really didn't think you would get a check...

No, I really didn't think you would get a check without forcing it out of them, somehow.
The only way they would have cooperated is if they thought they were winning, somehow. That is why my...
Forum: Face plant 07-18-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 209,997
Posted By 4wheeldog
So, Eatpasta, do you have an ETA on your check...

So, Eatpasta, do you have an ETA on your check yet? It has been quite awhile since the judgement. Bump bump.
Forum: Face plant 07-14-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,131
Posted By 4wheeldog
Watch the documentary "Hot Coffee" and see if you...

Watch the documentary "Hot Coffee" and see if you still believe that.
Forum: Face plant 07-14-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,624
Posted By 4wheeldog
"Had to lay it down" usually translates to "I...

"Had to lay it down" usually translates to "I grabbed all available brakes, locked the tires and fell!"
It is an outcome, not a choice.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,620
Posted By 4wheeldog
Almost crashing is like almost getting pregnant. ...

Almost crashing is like almost getting pregnant. You dodged the bullet, now work on not getting quite as close to the line of fire next time. Necessary margins to maintain safety on the road are a...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,300
Posted By 4wheeldog
Nothing has changed. I tried to use the...

Nothing has changed. I tried to use the "Service" when the final drive blew on my '02 in '03. When I finally got the moron that answered the phone to understand it was a BMW MOTORCYCLE, she told me...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,164
Posted By 4wheeldog
Some cops are better at theivery than the guys...

Some cops are better at theivery than the guys that do it for a living. Always suspect your neighbors first.
Forum: Face plant 06-27-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 209,997
Posted By 4wheeldog
Given that they completely ignored his claim for...

Given that they completely ignored his claim for over a year, I think you are being incredibly optimistic. We shall see.......
Forum: Face plant 06-27-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 209,997
Posted By 4wheeldog
So, what does your lawyer say about when you...

So, what does your lawyer say about when you should expect payment? Perhaps a demand letter is in order, before you try to figure out how to do a "Till tap" on a government agency.

Personally,...
Forum: Face plant 06-23-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,692
Posted By 4wheeldog
Sorry about your friend's expensive education...

Sorry about your friend's expensive education about dirty wounds.
I am very good at wound care, and I have always taken care of my own, other than stitches. (I take those out myself, but I...
Forum: Face plant 06-21-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 209,997
Posted By 4wheeldog
Requires court order, and cooperation of...

Requires court order, and cooperation of marshall.......Not likely.
Forum: Face plant 06-21-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,120
Views: 209,997
Posted By 4wheeldog
Congratulations on the decision. Now, how do you...

Congratulations on the decision. Now, how do you plan to collect? I am betting they don't just send you qa check in the mail.

About 30 years ago, a friend of mine was driving down I80 when...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,534
Posted By 4wheeldog
You only need to wear the helmet when you are...

You only need to wear the helmet when you are going to crash. Unfortunately, if we knew when that was, we would stay home that day. Just sayin'.
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