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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 09:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,555
Posted By L.B.S.
I distinctly remember sitting on an RC51 at a...

I distinctly remember sitting on an RC51 at a dealer sometime in my mid 40's, and thinking: Good lord! I couldn't ride this thing more than around the block before my neck would permanently crick,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 03:09 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,477
Posted By L.B.S.
And Chevron 94 has no ethanol

And Chevron 94 has no ethanol
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 311,520
Posted By L.B.S.
Similar story for me and acclimatizing to my NC...

Similar story for me and acclimatizing to my NC :D

Going from my BMW (F800ST) to the 700X, caught me off for a little bit, because of how fast the NC revved up, compared to the beemer.

Up...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-23-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,377
Posted By L.B.S.
The shape just kinda lends itself to it, doesn't...

The shape just kinda lends itself to it, doesn't it? :lol3

:freaky
Forum: Some Assembly Required 01-22-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,377
Posted By L.B.S.
By god, a long lost cousin! :eek1 I think we just...

By god, a long lost cousin! :eek1 I think we just have to share more than a few crazy ideas running in our brains... :lol3

:D Circa 1986

http://i.imgur.com/xabgy3j.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,026
Posted By L.B.S.
It's funny how so many things you are commenting...

It's funny how so many things you are commenting on sound oh-so late sixties, early 70's familiar and well..."comfortably Canadian", occasionally sprinkled with a few East versus West curiousities,...
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,116
Posted By L.B.S.
I've been happiest, out of all my jackets, with a...

I've been happiest, out of all my jackets, with a Firstgear Kenya of (I think) the 2009 or 2010 era version of the model.

Barring the types of jackets that have panels that zip off to reveal mesh...
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,930
Views: 270,285
Posted By L.B.S.
I feel like Grampa Simpson :lol3 'k so if...

I feel like Grampa Simpson :lol3

'k so if the LED script on the back is supposed to be upside down, then that's a relief!

I simply must be mistaken, coloring my belief that the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-13-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By L.B.S.
:huh wtf made up this list of bikes the warranty...

:huh wtf made up this list of bikes the warranty is only good for... Prince, Cyndi Lauper and Madonna? :rofl


http://www.batterystuff.com/batteries/lithium-iron-batteries/sstx14ahq-fp.html

...
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,930
Views: 270,285
Posted By L.B.S.
Ack. :dog But...but...the D profile of the...

Ack.

:dog But...but...the D profile of the LED bulb only allows the matching D profile of the mounting ring to fit one way, c/w affixing screw in that position.

Can one somehow turn the...
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,930
Views: 270,285
Posted By L.B.S.
Wait, what!? :huh :eek1 Siiiigh. ...

Wait, what!? :huh :eek1


Siiiigh.

Mine installed in my NC700X is oriented the way that guy's picture shows, the only way for the bulb to fit into the housing, based on the unalterable...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 35,945
Views: 9,220,998
Posted By L.B.S.
Still on the brakes as she hit the painted line,...

Still on the brakes as she hit the painted line, then you see both the rear tire twitch and the front tire slide and tuck in. That micro second of being still on the brakes, even a tiny amount, +...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-11-2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,272
Posted By L.B.S.
Je suis Charlie! :thumb ...

Je suis Charlie!

:thumb

http://i.imgur.com/kPA7Pe2.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-06-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,361
Posted By L.B.S.
Awesome pictures! :eek1 Good on you for...

Awesome pictures! :eek1

Good on you for doing the 125cc trip! You need to be pretty clever with packing and how much weight to load on :freaky

I love my 2007 CBR125R :raabia :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-06-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By L.B.S.
No lie! I got out of Bella Coola literally the...

No lie! I got out of Bella Coola literally the same morning of the great flood that took out all the bridges, the highway, the town, etc., in 2011 I think it was? The mud and calcium chloride mixture...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-06-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By L.B.S.
Most excellent as always! :D :freaky Last...

Most excellent as always! :D :freaky

Last time I did the Clinton-Pavilion, Kelly lake, and Bella Coola routes, was on my F800ST. I have similar pictures of most of the familiar stops along...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,751
Posted By L.B.S.
Curious- what model of boots, and what year...

Curious- what model of boots, and what year purchased?

I still have my MX4 boots that I bought about 7 years ago, and they are one of the best purchases I've ever made!

I commute by...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,410
Views: 730,706
Posted By L.B.S.
What a brilliant idea! :D

What a brilliant idea! :D
Forum: Face plant 01-04-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,362
Posted By L.B.S.
That's just silly :lol3 ...

That's just silly :lol3

http://i.imgur.com/xRf2KPe.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-04-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 479,396
Posted By L.B.S.
http://i.imgur.com/nLt6bZ7.jpg :D ...

http://i.imgur.com/nLt6bZ7.jpg


:D

http://i.imgur.com/byCvxIj.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-04-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,788
Posted By L.B.S.
Along the Columbia River just south of Mica Dam,...

Along the Columbia River just south of Mica Dam, British Columbia

http://i.imgur.com/1du0yj7.jpg



Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia

http://i.imgur.com/7qNqAHH.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-04-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,007
Posted By L.B.S.
http://i.imgur.com/UQZl04v.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/UQZl04v.jpg
Forum: Americas 12-31-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By L.B.S.
Maybe? PapaYolk Idaho Bedroll ...

Maybe?

PapaYolk Idaho Bedroll

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1023615&highlight=spud
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-31-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By L.B.S.
:lol3 That was great, thanks!

:lol3 That was great, thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 98,429
Posted By L.B.S.
Thank you folks so, so, much for all the cubic...

Thank you folks so, so, much for all the cubic coolness in this RR! The effort to slog through what must have been a million pictures and hours of videos, and corral it all for us slacker peeping...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-30-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,167
Posted By L.B.S.
That's half the fun, the various different ways...

That's half the fun, the various different ways people do up their RR's.

JDRocks slays me with his Sgt. Joe Friday deadpan and social commentary about the folks he observes along the way....
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-30-2014, 03:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,167
Posted By L.B.S.
Enjoyed watching again, of course :D It's...

Enjoyed watching again, of course :D

It's been awhile for me too, going up the east side; there is the ever present march of progress, and what seems like was once so familiar, is all different...
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 520
Views: 98,429
Posted By L.B.S.
This RR is officially ...

This RR is officially

http://i.imgur.com/okVrbXy.jpg


:beer
Forum: Old's Cool 12-22-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 747
Posted By L.B.S.
Interesting! I see a few unusual things...

Interesting!

I see a few unusual things in the picture; at least compared to my /82 Canadian CX500Turbo, anyway.

- The weird silver protruding "cone" at the rear of the muffler- that...
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 98,429
Posted By L.B.S.
:eek1 Wow. Just wow! What great pictures, videos,...

:eek1 Wow. Just wow! What great pictures, videos, riding!

Auugh! Those helmet cam views always make me lean over in my chair to the side that I don't want to go tumbling down the bottomless...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,310
Posted By L.B.S.
Bike looks great, but not being familiar with...

Bike looks great, but not being familiar with these at all, what is cosmetic, what is functional? Maybe the mini fairing and the seat? Is the little rear grab bar a stock item?

:freaky Very...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-15-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By L.B.S.
Awesome as always, thanks for sharing! :D

Awesome as always, thanks for sharing! :D
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 26,376
Posted By L.B.S.
My last bike was a brand spanking new $$$ BMW....

My last bike was a brand spanking new $$$ BMW. Suffered for three years with it.

I had an absolutely hideous experience with the bike's lack of quality, never ending failures, and obscene...
Forum: Road warriors 12-12-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,935
Posted By L.B.S.
If possible to be found, any edition of Honda...

If possible to be found, any edition of Honda CBR600 prior to the more and more focused hardcore RR models would be a great way to go for a very capable, honest and well made, true "road bike"...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-12-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 28,080
Posted By L.B.S.
I see. :huh ...

I see. :huh


http://i.imgur.com/8Yzhxmr.gif
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-11-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 28,080
Posted By L.B.S.
So I may have missed it, but what was the end...

So I may have missed it, but what was the end result of this?
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 98,429
Posted By L.B.S.
Thanks so much for this awesome continuation of...

Thanks so much for this awesome continuation of the RR! Totally loving it :D

Say, off hand, does anybody know what the rough figures are for the fully fueled up and "as ridden" weights of the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 311,520
Posted By L.B.S.
The metal thickness is sturdy looking, though. ...

The metal thickness is sturdy looking, though.

I was a wee bit dismayed at my DZell rad guard after I bought it. It looks awesome in pictures, but feels pretty flimsy in your hands. I am not...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9,069
Views: 1,483,685
Posted By L.B.S.
Lust, lust :gun2 ...

Lust, lust :gun2

http://i.imgur.com/24121Gg.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 1,228
Views: 311,520
Posted By L.B.S.
Well I'm glad no injury was added to insult! ...

Well I'm glad no injury was added to insult!

I hear the pelicans are nigh-on indestructible, and might possibly look even better with some battle scars, so there's that to soothe contemplation...
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