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Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,934
Posted By giblets
nonsense

"Since we are the diplomats of the moto world."

some of the most combative, reactionary posts i've ever read online were from guzzi owners who couldn't accept negative comments about their beloved...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-20-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,377,507
Posted By giblets
the f800gs is ugly like a weestrom, heavy like a...

the f800gs is ugly like a weestrom, heavy like a weestrom, fills the same niche as the weestrom, and does nothing more for the extra price (besides making you look neato, you sexy discriminating...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2008, 09:35 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 77,020
Posted By giblets
Puke at this point in the thread, i believe it's time...

at this point in the thread, i believe it's time to remind everyone, that i do indeed have a belly button.
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,001
Posted By giblets
honda can fark around because they have a very...

honda can fark around because they have a very strong presence in the car industry, which is where they make most of their money to prop up other endeavors.

still, i would like to see honda...
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,672
Posted By giblets
sprint st...

your back will thank you. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2008, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,303
Posted By giblets
do all PCs have the body by tupperware stamp on...

do all PCs have the body by tupperware stamp on their fairings? pretty interesting.
Forum: Face plant 02-13-2008, 02:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,656
Posted By giblets
that was you? i saw that clip months ago, and...

that was you? i saw that clip months ago, and wondered what kind of injuries that rider sustained.
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,303
Posted By giblets
they sell like hotcakes in the german speaking world

yeah, the deauville is pretty popular over here. when i drove a shadow, i would sit on one every time it was in the dealer for service. very comfy bike, and (the kicker) small enough for european...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2008, 08:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,743
Posted By giblets
great bike, mucho heat

the lean FI mixture might explain the cooked-thighs-syndrome i got recently when touring with a 2008 softail heritage. it put out so much heat, that it was tortuous in city traffic, something i'd had...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2008, 08:18 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 35,438
Posted By giblets
a riding bud of mine has a yamaha FZ6-S2*, the 98...

a riding bud of mine has a yamaha FZ6-S2*, the 98 horsepower version, which i've driven a few times. great all-around bike for city/highway applications. a higher windshield might be desirable for...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2008, 07:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 18,510
Posted By giblets
reliability shouldn't be too much of a consideration

in my head it goes a little something like this, as it applies to street bikes:

1) because the modern motorcycle market/s is/are so extremely competitive, with such a wide variety of choices even...
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2008, 04:47 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 65,074
Posted By giblets
Cry "...I must be really weird. I care how a bike...

"...I must be really weird. I care how a bike serves my purpose more than how it looks. Have you ever ridden a Pacific? smooth, comfortable, fast, economical..."

...and fugly. :evil

the title...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,055
Posted By giblets
"...Its just that SV is alot of bike for the...

"...Its just that SV is alot of bike for the money,and i've always been parshel to the Suzuki's..."

go with what tickles your nubblies.
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2008, 04:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,055
Posted By giblets
just ask yourself...

which engine pushes your buttons more... the more clinical inline 4, or the slightly more characterful v-twin?

i personally don't care for the riding position* of the sv, so if it were my bag of...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2008, 12:45 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 77,020
Posted By giblets
not sure what suzuki was thinking...

there's no excuse that in 2008 such a "beginner's" bike should weigh so much. my commuter bike is a gen-1 bandit 600s, and it is about the same weight, with about the same power output as the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,058
Posted By giblets
that is a fine looking bike. :tb

that is a fine looking bike. :tb
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2008, 05:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,402
Posted By giblets
quick couple of things if i may: a) might i...

quick couple of things if i may:

a) might i suggest that you get a haynes manual, to facilitate simple repairs and proper maintenance.

b) my bike has a flat spot in the carburetion from...
Forum: Road warriors 02-10-2008, 04:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,307
Posted By giblets
$1100 clams...sweet. post some pics. :evil

$1100 clams...sweet. post some pics. :evil
Forum: Face plant 02-10-2008, 03:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,707
Posted By giblets
i've heard of some state legislatures proposing a...

i've heard of some state legislatures proposing a mandatory yearly driving test/physical for licensed drivers above the age of 65. if the US adopts a base social health care system (as hillary is...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2008, 05:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,402
Posted By giblets
congrats. my commuter is a 99 bandit 600s, and it...

congrats. my commuter is a 99 bandit 600s, and it is perfecto for the city grind, and holds its own on the german autobahn.

you're going to have a lot of fun on your new rig. :rilla
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2008, 12:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,528
Posted By giblets
...He pets it and covers it's head with his...

...He pets it and covers it's head with his jacket????:rolleyes...

i'm still sort of convinced this was a parody film.
Forum: Face plant 02-07-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,064
Posted By giblets
i'm on a high horse because i find it...

i'm on a high horse because i find it interesting?

do you need a hug, nico?
Forum: Face plant 02-07-2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,064
Posted By giblets
...and that would mean that mrs. moore got...

...and that would mean that mrs. moore got married at 15, then. inter'sting.
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2008, 01:50 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 77,020
Posted By giblets
GSX650F...portly bit of kit, that

sat on one today. it is indeed a porker for the amount of power that it puts out. better to get the 1250s bandita for roughly the same weight.

:deal

the kawi 650R is a might lighter, cheaper...
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 154,271
Posted By giblets
about that bike with the iron cross on it...

the iron cross has been a prussian military decoration since the napoleonic wars...

i know it's a common american* thing to demonize all things german due to our paying more attention to indiana...
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 28,378
Posted By giblets
Wicked claro que sí, amigo

forum: a collection of either children acting like adults, or adults acting like children
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,513
Posted By giblets
is the Kawi ER-6n in the states yet?

just came back from the vienna motorcycle show this afternoon, and i sat on a 250R for a short while. impressions of the ergos:

(i'm 6', 190 pounds and in my 20s, just for reference...)

not as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2008, 07:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,528
Posted By giblets
lighten up, biggy. :evil

lighten up, biggy. :evil
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2008, 03:28 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 28,378
Posted By giblets
i take it that the OP is intending to drag,...

i take it that the OP is intending to drag, inferred from the following: :deal

"...I have been building up a high horsepower Triumph Rocket 111, and ended up with a major traction problem with the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2008, 03:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,528
Posted By giblets
...i think it was at 3:50 or around thereabouts -...

...i think it was at 3:50 or around thereabouts - when he strokes and then covers (why?) the deer - where i had to chuckle a bit.

i kept waiting for him to say in a cro-magnon voice, "pretty...
Forum: Road warriors 01-31-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By giblets
"Competent riders can do amazing things on...

"Competent riders can do amazing things on ordinary bikes."

+1

...after i saw that pic on advr.com of a gixxer 600 forging a river with a pack of dual sports, me agrees.

:evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,528
Posted By giblets
so that's why he crashed. up until now, i thought...

so that's why he crashed. up until now, i thought he had hit that deer.
Forum: Face plant 01-29-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,222
Posted By giblets
"...if you're lucky I'll post you a small...

"...if you're lucky I'll post you a small clipping so you can appreciate the quality..."


pleeeeeeeeeeeeeeease. please, please, please, please, please...
Forum: Face plant 01-29-2008, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,222
Posted By giblets
Thumb you have some glorious armpit hair.

you have some glorious armpit hair.
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2008, 02:53 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,921
Posted By giblets
"...This thread is a spelling and syntax...

"...This thread is a spelling and syntax disaster..."




i am not alone.
Forum: Face plant 01-29-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,707
Posted By giblets
"Sometimes hard to judge the approach velocity of...

"Sometimes hard to judge the approach velocity of a small object -- cager stopped when he realized that the bike was approaching faster than he initially guaged. My take anyway."

i'm forced to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,528
Posted By giblets
don't ride motorcycles. you'll die.

i thought it was a comedy about smoking, especially when he found the lighter.*




*anyone who's seen evil dead II knows what i mean.
Forum: Face plant 01-29-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,439
Posted By giblets
"...1000 to 1 nobody would be calling Dirty a...

"...1000 to 1 nobody would be calling Dirty a "Cunt" if this were a face to face discussion..."

that is an interesting phenomenon, isn't it (internet muscles) - although i'm sure there are some...
Forum: Face plant 01-27-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,707
Posted By giblets
car's turn was telegraphed...

the car's driver shouldn't have turned into the path of the m/c, but the rider should have seen that turn coming from quite a ways away.


live long and prosper.
Forum: Face plant 01-25-2008, 06:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,456
Posted By giblets
guys, if you have an off, and feel in any way odd...

guys, if you have an off, and feel in any way odd about getting up and driving your bike home... call an ambulance. pain? tingling? numbness? dont risk it.

fragments of a vertebral fracture can...
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