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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6,412
Views: 353,469
Posted By TheNedster
Well, that was harrowing :eek1. You can do...

Well, that was harrowing :eek1. You can do everything right and still get taken out by someone guilty of nothing more that a momentary lapse of attention or judgement. No malice is required. Such...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6,412
Views: 353,469
Posted By TheNedster
Somehow, I don't think events unfolded the way...

Somehow, I don't think events unfolded the way she had pictured them. It wouldn't had been so bad if she had actually had been remotely funny. Because if there's any group that needs lampooning,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6,412
Views: 353,469
Posted By TheNedster
I'll just leave this here: ...

I'll just leave this here:

http://drunkcyclist.com/2014/07/20/hate-cyclists-every-single-one/

I can't help but wonder if the young lady has multiple advrider inmate accounts...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,482
Posted By TheNedster
I never, ever run high beams or aux lights in...

I never, ever run high beams or aux lights in town. They're just way too bright, especially viewed from the rear-view mirror while sitting at a light (a personal pet peeve of mine). Not a good way...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6,412
Views: 353,469
Posted By TheNedster
Here too....

Here too. (http://www.krcrtv.com/news/local/palo-cedro-man-killed-riding-his-bike-on-highway-89-near-mccloud-identified/-/14322302/20602836/-/bfuv7z/-/index.html) The gentleman was riding across the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6,412
Views: 353,469
Posted By TheNedster
Judas Priest, 162 pages of "motorcyclists"...

Judas Priest, 162 pages of "motorcyclists" bellyaching about bicycles? :fpalm Stop the world, I wanna get off.



Just as long as you don't start saying "Campag". Then you'd be an elitist...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6,412
Views: 353,469
Posted By TheNedster
:fpalm Your words make my brain sad.

:fpalm

Your words make my brain sad.
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 946
Posted By TheNedster
I'm a little bummed to see that the world's...

I'm a little bummed to see that the world's greatest detective is tooling 'round Gotham on a KLR. Wouldn't the Batarangs get snagged on the holes in the sides of the milk crate? :deal

For those...
Forum: Racing 02-16-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 28,934
Posted By TheNedster
So, after nearly two years away due to rotten...

So, after nearly two years away due to rotten races and general hokiness, I'm watching the Sprint Unlimited race in Daytona tonight.

The Good:

The new car looks great. Hopefully it'll race...
Forum: Racing 02-27-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 56,915
Posted By TheNedster
This... ...and this.

This...



...and this.
Forum: Road warriors 02-14-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,154
Posted By TheNedster
You didn't come all the way down here and just...

You didn't come all the way down here and just had a Mickey D's burger did you? There is an In-N-Out in town just off Hwy 44. Some of the local joints are good too, but I digress.

Oh, and screw...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,777
Posted By TheNedster
Linguistics aside, that little dude can flat-out...

Linguistics aside, that little dude can flat-out hustle a bike.:eek1
Forum: Racing 08-17-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 39,271
Posted By TheNedster
Don't forget, you'd have to fit the the cars with...

Don't forget, you'd have to fit the the cars with wipers (that actually work) and demisters (that actually work) in addition to the rain tires. Probably brake lights too. IMO, it's a moot point. ...
Forum: Beasts 07-04-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 260,546
Posted By TheNedster
To my eye, the headlight reflectors appear to be...

To my eye, the headlight reflectors appear to be unchanged. Only the lens and front facia seem to have been redesigned (for the better, IMHO).
Forum: Beasts 06-26-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 260,546
Posted By TheNedster
OK, the teaser marketing campaign was for sucks,...

OK, the teaser marketing campaign was for sucks, but as I see and read more, I think Suzuki may have ticked all the boxes re: the biggest gripes with the first gen DL650.

Lighter weight
Improved...
Forum: Beasts 01-06-2011, 01:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,817
Posted By TheNedster
Ya done good, Joe. :thumb

Ya done good, Joe. :thumb
Forum: Beasts 08-22-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 12,959
Posted By TheNedster
I have the Hepco-Becker bars with the Adventure...

I have the Hepco-Becker bars with the Adventure Motostuff skid plate. I had a nasty, impromptu off-road excursion a couple years ago and would have trashed the radiator if not for the bars. A...
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 624
Posted By TheNedster
Like Lobby said, the Russell seat has...

Like Lobby said, the Russell seat has traditionally used springs in their seats. Rick Meyer uses foam only. Lots of opinions and reviews for both here and elsewhere. The search function is your...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,059
Posted By TheNedster
I have an older Costco store brand rainsuit that...

I have an older Costco store brand rainsuit that I use over my Stealth (or any of my gear, for that matter). Two piece, so it's easier to put on/take off and it's nylon so it breathes a little...
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2009, 07:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,843
Posted By TheNedster
From David Hough's "Proficient Motorcycling": ...

From David Hough's "Proficient Motorcycling":

http://home1.gte.net/res0ak9f/helmet.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By TheNedster
New helmet for the high-vizisti

http://www.webbikeworld.com/r2/motorcycle-helmet/nexx-xr1r/
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,270
Posted By TheNedster
Not all that far from Eugene...:deal ...

Not all that far from Eugene...:deal

http://redding.craigslist.org/mcy/1400348202.html
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2009, 09:07 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 7,050
Posted By TheNedster
We have a winnah!:thumb

We have a winnah!:thumb
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 612
Posted By TheNedster
Helmet Harbor in Gilbert. ...

Helmet Harbor in Gilbert.

www.helmetharbor.com (http://www.helmetharbor.com)
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2009, 04:28 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 38,285
Posted By TheNedster
I've tried this. For me, the suit quickly ends...

I've tried this. For me, the suit quickly ends up around my knees- the weight of the upper half just pulls it down. The elbow armor makes wrapping the sleeves an exercise in futility. I've...
Forum: Road warriors 06-20-2009, 02:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,856
Posted By TheNedster
The odds are that these people will not be riders...

The odds are that these people will not be riders and will therefore categorize any motorcycle as follows (most likely limited to the first two categories):
1) Harley. This includes any V-twin...
Forum: Face plant 06-15-2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,943
Posted By TheNedster
Eliminate all doubt...bin it and get a new one.

Eliminate all doubt...bin it and get a new one.
Forum: Road warriors 06-04-2009, 11:45 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 74,318
Posted By TheNedster
A buddy of mine just bought his wife (who has...

A buddy of mine just bought his wife (who has never ridden) a brand new F800ST. And a custom made low seat. And the factory lowering kit. And $350 frame sliders. Hopefully she'll take to riding as...
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 449
Posted By TheNedster
+1. I have one installed on my Strom; works a...

+1. I have one installed on my Strom; works a treat and is easy on the limited electron supply.
Forum: Beasts 03-16-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,024
Posted By TheNedster
U.K., I think. I guess that would make it really...

U.K., I think. I guess that would make it really east coast.
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 597,249
Posted By TheNedster
I'm really enjoying the discourse and am very...

I'm really enjoying the discourse and am very much looking forward to the upcoming reviews from the ADVers and the moto-press. Mad props to the manufacturer for engaging potential customers in this...
Forum: Vendors 02-14-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 597,249
Posted By TheNedster
Teiz Motorsports One Piece Riding Suits - Official Thread

As reported on WebBikeWorld here: http://www.webbikeworld.com/motorcycle-accessories/2009/2009-powersports-dealer-expo-page-2.htm#teiz

Manufacturer's site here: http://teizms.com/

Lots of...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2009, 09:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,313
Posted By TheNedster
HJC Symax 2 HJC IS-MAX Nolan N103 Shark...

HJC Symax 2
HJC IS-MAX
Nolan N103
Shark Evoline

FWIW, the 2XL N103 fit me OK. My current lids are a XL Arai Astral X and a XL Shoei Hornet. None of the sizes of the Symax 2 worked for me. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,399
Posted By TheNedster
Just here to compliment your Primus reference....

Just here to compliment your Primus reference. Good luck with the DMV.
Forum: Beasts 11-26-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,834
Posted By TheNedster
I added a pair of Hella Optilux 1500 lights from...

I added a pair of Hella Optilux 1500 lights from here: http://www.rallylights.com/hella/Optilux_Aux_Lamps.aspx. Replace the OEM 55W bulbs with 35W to prevent overtaxing the electrical system.

I...
Forum: Equipment 10-28-2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,853
Posted By TheNedster
Try www.theservicepavillion.com...

Try www.theservicepavillion.com (http://www.theservicepavillion.com). They're pretty much the source for all things Arai other than Arai themselves.
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,625
Posted By TheNedster
Glad to have been of service. If anyone needs me,...

Glad to have been of service. If anyone needs me, I'll be out in the garage duct taping a 777 anti-collision beacon to my Arai. Unless, of course, Lochlyn_Deckard already thought to do it.....(cue...
Forum: Equipment 10-07-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 12,625
Posted By TheNedster
Hi-Viz Scorpion EXO-700 helmet

http://www.webbikeworld.com/r2/motorcycle-helmet/scorpion/exo-700-neon/

Pair it with a hi-viz Olympia Phantom suit and be visible from low Earth orbit. Unattentive cagers will probably still...
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,101
Posted By TheNedster
+1 on the Burgman, or anybody else's maxi-scooter...

+1 on the Burgman, or anybody else's maxi-scooter for that matter. In lieu of the Versys, check out a Ninja 650R too(paging Grainbelt...).
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2008, 12:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,833
Posted By TheNedster
"An impact protective lower face shield, various...

"An impact protective lower face shield, various Night Vision Goggle Brackets (http://gentexcorp.com/default.aspx?pageid=976), and other optional items are also available"

Methinks this is...
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