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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-08-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 95,842
Posted By bones_708
Why not just put "I don't know anything about the...

Why not just put "I don't know anything about the US but I talk crap anyway" as your sig line?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-08-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,377
Posted By bones_708
It helps to know what State you are in. In Texas...

It helps to know what State you are in. In Texas we can shoot people as long as we call the cops afterwards.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2013, 11:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,856
Posted By bones_708
He wasn't a traffic unit. That sounds glib but...

He wasn't a traffic unit. That sounds glib but the trooper could of been doing many things and just have limited time. Really if cops pull people over for everything they can't go or do anything...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2013, 02:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,731
Posted By bones_708
That does not hold true in all states. In Texas...

That does not hold true in all states. In Texas you can be arrested for an equipment violation at the discretion of the officer. In fact you can be arrested for everything except speeding less than...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,731
Posted By bones_708
Of course you have to. No there is no particular...

Of course you have to. No there is no particular law that specifies but there doesn't need to be. When you are pulled over you are in custody and as they are investigating am offence refusing to...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-04-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,709
Posted By bones_708
I bought a GN400 fixed it and gave it to my...

I bought a GN400 fixed it and gave it to my brother. Nice little bike. One thing that surprised me is it would not run with the air cover off. That is right stock, these will barely, or not at all,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2013, 12:08 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,432
Posted By bones_708
Maybe she needs better gear? What she wears maybe...

Maybe she needs better gear? What she wears maybe fine for most but some people just get hurt easier. If a little slide like that busted me up that bad on a regular basis I might not want to ride...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-24-2013, 08:44 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 38,840
Posted By bones_708
Come on now the thread is "laws on sleeping...

Come on now the thread is "laws on sleeping outside" and I think it's good to note that there is some risk with some locations. I think if you were nice when the cops roust you then they most likely...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,820
Posted By bones_708
If I loan out a bike I do so with the idea it...

If I loan out a bike I do so with the idea it might not come back. If it does then great but if I can't walk away with a shrug then I won't loan the bike.
Forum: Trip Planning 07-20-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,791
Posted By bones_708
and by the way you will get much better responses...

and by the way you will get much better responses if your title has some real info about your thread. Most people will just skip past "Lemony" because they have no idea what your thread is about and...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-20-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,791
Posted By bones_708
Well for gods sake learn to ride first. Second...

Well for gods sake learn to ride first. Second they have motorcycle dealers in Romania so why by the same bike here then ship it over? Learn to ride. Buy some cheap bike that you can drop without...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-04-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,842
Posted By bones_708
I agree with adding shocks and would put on a...

I agree with adding shocks and would put on a straight seat, otherwise leaving it as is. ...... Well maybe a bikini fairing would set it off nice
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 13,912
Posted By bones_708
This almost made me laugh out loud. The majority...

This almost made me laugh out loud. The majority of sportbike riders I meet are kids who just got their licenses, or haven't even bothered to get them, and being able to brag about how fast their...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-27-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By bones_708
For those who need a bond I've used...

For those who need a bond I've used http://www.suretybonds.com/. It saves a little bit of money and you are dealing with the writers of the bond direct. I had to get a bond for a title here in Texas...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,943
Posted By bones_708
Are you her boyfriend or her daddy? Let her get...

Are you her boyfriend or her daddy? Let her get what she wants and only give the advice she asks for. 305 are hard to find so maybe an early 350 will work ok. Sure classic bikes can be a lot of work...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-01-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 38,840
Posted By bones_708
Well that would be because, at least as far as I...

Well that would be because, at least as far as I know, the laws are against camping and/or overnight parking not catching a little shut eye. It's common sense that drivers and riders who need a nap...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 8,474
Posted By bones_708
They are also taking a major dump on the 10th

They are also taking a major dump on the 10th
Forum: Americas 03-24-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By bones_708
It isn't a big deal to get an address. Just...

It isn't a big deal to get an address. Just contact a company who leases PO boxes and boom you have an address. Now insurance will want to know where the bike is "parked" to figure rates but other...
Forum: Americas 03-24-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By bones_708
But he said Texas and here, while you get mailed...

But he said Texas and here, while you get mailed your title, you do indeed walk out with you reg, plates, and everything you need to do everything but resale your vehicle. f for some reason you need...
Forum: Americas 03-19-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 787
Posted By bones_708
You don't say what the situation is with the...

You don't say what the situation is with the purchase. New or used, dealer or private party and it can make a difference on how it works. If you buy from a dealer they handle the tags and title and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,774
Posted By bones_708
Was that "stuff" a flat smartphone? I might agree...

Was that "stuff" a flat smartphone? I might agree that bulky items in locations that could receive an impact in a crash may be a bad thing but I don't believe anything hitting a phone would then...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,774
Posted By bones_708
Since about 90% of people now carry flat...

Since about 90% of people now carry flat smartphones how would having it in your pocket cause any additional damage over what will happen anyway? I would agree that the pants pocket may be a bad idea...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-16-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 125,083
Posted By bones_708
I don't think I would try this. What I have done...

I don't think I would try this. What I have done is tie on to the side of a bike and then run the line from the opposite side down to anchor on the ground. The ground line preventing the bike from...
Forum: Americas 12-09-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By bones_708
Well it's cheap but there are some issues. One...

Well it's cheap but there are some issues. One they only tow 35 miles free. I've heard that you can get hit with other fees by providers. Heck if it's free then why not if I'm paying I think there...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-01-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 32,142
Posted By bones_708
When thinking of the speed and power of a bear I...

When thinking of the speed and power of a bear I just don't think 30 ft is far enough. I believe it's U.S. Geological Survey that has guidelines for it's forest service personnel and if a bear is...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-30-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 32,142
Posted By bones_708
Being as this is an area of interest of mine I've...

Being as this is an area of interest of mine I've got a few points as an aside to this statement. First the biggest factor in lethality in a shooting is always placement. Bear, deer, or person the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,870
Posted By bones_708
How do you have any more work to do when...

How do you have any more work to do when trailering except loading? Heck I see it as less work because I have to check the bike leaving home, start of the trail, after the trail. I just pull the...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-11-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,131
Posted By bones_708
Since it's your passport I would pick a hotel...

Since it's your passport I would pick a hotel that you could be at then FedX it. Simply to risky to mail to general delivery. You can have it sent several days ahead and any decent hotel and even...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 280,279
Posted By bones_708
Which had not a damn bit of importance in your...

Which had not a damn bit of importance in your original response, but now that is the reason he is worse? Yeah right. Nice how you shift lanes and totally avoid the question.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2012, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 280,279
Posted By bones_708
I think endangering that child is worse than...

I think endangering that child is worse than escalating a reckless driving call to a drunk driving call.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 54,477
Posted By bones_708
Rare? Well I did just pick up a yamaha XZ550. Not...

Rare? Well I did just pick up a yamaha XZ550. Not unknown but certainly not common either. I think my rarest dike would have to be my 83 Ossa 250 TE. Only 1050 produced over 3 years and I can't...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-25-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 38,840
Posted By bones_708
Umm what did you disagree with? Sure trespass...

Umm what did you disagree with? Sure trespass laws are State specific and often municipalities also have their own trespass laws but in every jurisdiction there must be notice given for there to be...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-24-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 38,840
Posted By bones_708
I would also say there are exceptions tho I doubt...

I would also say there are exceptions tho I doubt it would come up. Never camp in a field with a crop. Never camp in a plot of land that contains a residence (this is out in the country of course)...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-24-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 38,840
Posted By bones_708
It is worthy of note that to trespass one must be...

It is worthy of note that to trespass one must be given notice not to be on a property. If there is no fencing or sign saying not to do something then you cannot be charged with trespassing. If there...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-20-2012, 01:17 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 38,840
Posted By bones_708
Cooled off a couple of weeks ago and tonight it...

Cooled off a couple of weeks ago and tonight it got under 60 for the first time though to be honest mid 80's during the day and just under 70 at night is the expected right now. Still humid as heck...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-20-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 38,840
Posted By bones_708
Wasn't meant as a blanket statement but I...

Wasn't meant as a blanket statement but I sometimes wonder about the "stealth" campers. It sounds like they go so far out of their way to be hidden that it would be hard to explain if seen by...
Forum: Trip Planning 10-19-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 38,840
Posted By bones_708
I'm a little different than most as the majority...

I'm a little different than most as the majority of the time I prefer to sleep in the open. Forgetting anything else when you hide then people wonder why you are hiding. Sure you can explain and in...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,538
Posted By bones_708
Personally I think some here didn't or don't...

Personally I think some here didn't or don't really get what you are asking. Here is my thoughts. On any get off the two most likely parts to get injured are your hands and feet. The area that would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,160
Posted By bones_708
Look are there things (PLB, Sat phone) that may...

Look are there things (PLB, Sat phone) that may work better? Most likely but are those things a rider would be willing or able to spend the money for?
Forum: Old's Cool 10-05-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,561
Posted By bones_708
it is far enough to use a 2 to 1 connector but...

it is far enough to use a 2 to 1 connector but the cheapest I know of premade steel for motorcycles would be $100 each side and then the mufflers. http://www.burnsstainless.com has some and even does...
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