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Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 847,483
Posted By eliotsajerkface
I'm not going to lie, it was the first time in a...

I'm not going to lie, it was the first time in a while I missed my GS. It was hard pack, with large rocks sticking out. Then, every so often, it wouldn't be hard, and super thick new gravel. I just...
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 847,483
Posted By eliotsajerkface
Just did a trip around the Sierras <a...

Just did a trip around the Sierras

<a href="http://imgur.com/NzYYYan" title="Mono Lake"><img src="http://i.imgur.com/NzYYYanl.jpg" title="Hosted by imgur.com" alt="Mono Lake"/></a>

<a...
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 847,483
Posted By eliotsajerkface
Cool thing about capitalism is you don't have to...

Cool thing about capitalism is you don't have to buy it. And it's a "tire" here in 'Merica.
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2013, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 847,483
Posted By eliotsajerkface
The chumps are pretty nice. Just on a recent...

The chumps are pretty nice. Just on a recent trip, I really wanted to lean back into my pack so I wanted to bring the bars back a bit, and ran across those. I'm not sold on the rabbit ears, I just...
Forum: Road warriors 05-17-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 847,483
Posted By eliotsajerkface
I think the only thing left to do on mine is buy...

I think the only thing left to do on mine is buy a new gas tank and play with metalflake paint, and maybe trade the biltwell chumps out for a nice set of pullback bars...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 847,483
Posted By eliotsajerkface
It's a solo bag. I can get about 100 miles per...

It's a solo bag. I can get about 100 miles per tank. I also carry a half gallon MSR if I'm going any distance.
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2013, 08:02 AM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 847,483
Posted By eliotsajerkface
Because 70s girder bikes were totally functional.

Because 70s girder bikes were totally functional.
Forum: Road warriors 05-13-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 847,483
Posted By eliotsajerkface
I put a new seat on mine, which is enough for me....

I put a new seat on mine, which is enough for me. I may do the suspension but it's really not that big of an issue for me. I did a 300 mile day and it was totally fine, could have gone more if I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 24,959
Posted By eliotsajerkface
My Harley Sportster can keep up with a hayabusa...

My Harley Sportster can keep up with a hayabusa if it's going at a constant speed of 75. I'm pretty sure I could keep up with a Bugatti if it's going 75 too.
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 847,483
Posted By eliotsajerkface
I only live 2.5 miles from work so I bicycle. I...

I only live 2.5 miles from work so I bicycle. I don't want to look like a typical harley rider. Most of my riding is done on the nights, weekends, or vacation days.
Forum: Road warriors 03-23-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 847,483
Posted By eliotsajerkface
You say you don't have a job, so you can't ride...

You say you don't have a job, so you can't ride as much and I say I have a job so I can't ride as much.
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 847,483
Posted By eliotsajerkface
I don't think I've gone to one bar on my 48 yet. ...

I don't think I've gone to one bar on my 48 yet. I put 1000 miles on in the first month and got a shocked look when I went into the dealer to pick up oil for my 1000 milke tune-up.
Forum: Road warriors 03-22-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 847,483
Posted By eliotsajerkface
I have the 48 but put higher bars on it. It's...

I have the 48 but put higher bars on it. It's basically a blacked out 72. I picked up the lepera cherokee and it should be here in a week or so. I've read good things, and it would look awesome on...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 847,483
Posted By eliotsajerkface
I put a set of mids on the '48 tonight. It...

I put a set of mids on the '48 tonight. It feels...strange. I also think the shift peg is too short. I also noticed I have shins while backing up, so we'll see how long I keep them on.
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 647
Posted By eliotsajerkface
Picture doesn't work, but I'll guess volkswagen...

Picture doesn't work, but I'll guess volkswagen trike.

edit: Who uses AOL? Are you my grandparents?

edit edit: "Location: Flower Mound, TX after 56 years in Carmel, Ca"
maybe
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 38,928
Posted By eliotsajerkface
Haha, I told him to clearcoat it into his tank.

Haha, I told him to clearcoat it into his tank.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 38,928
Posted By eliotsajerkface
A ticket a friend got on his functional honda. ...

A ticket a friend got on his functional honda. It's sort of a POS, but is his daily driver/commuter.

http://i.imgur.com/FdIrRrS.png
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,574
Posted By eliotsajerkface
If I'm ever in Michigan I'll be sure to have you...

If I'm ever in Michigan I'll be sure to have you take a look at my bike. I haven't been able to sleep at night knowing I don't have your approval yet to ride my bike.

I bet you're a ton of fun...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 847,483
Posted By eliotsajerkface
It's pretty terrible though, almost unsafe. I...

It's pretty terrible though, almost unsafe. I guess on really long rides on straight flat roads it would be good.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2013, 05:52 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,574
Posted By eliotsajerkface
I feel 13% more american after going to that site.

I feel 13% more american after going to that site.
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 95,375
Posted By eliotsajerkface
I used to ride an 1100 GoldWing. Got me where I...

I used to ride an 1100 GoldWing. Got me where I was going.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-iUK82lp5vRU/SvJFuv8Ar8I/AAAAAAAABZs/isW8Z_WiEBw/s604/loaded.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,574
Posted By eliotsajerkface
Get off my lawn ya damn kids!

Get off my lawn ya damn kids!
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 847,483
Posted By eliotsajerkface
I'm seriously looking at the le pera Cherokee...

I'm seriously looking at the le pera Cherokee seat for my 48.

http://www.lepera.com/seat_pgs/images/sport_imgs/LK026_PT.jpg
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-15-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 110,626
Posted By eliotsajerkface
Since I work across the street, I'll be there...

Since I work across the street, I'll be there before 6:30 if anyone's around. Since I've only met some of you a while back, I have a beard, thick glasses, and will have my Oaklandish hoodie on.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-15-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 110,626
Posted By eliotsajerkface
There is parking on Oxford. You can also park in...

There is parking on Oxford. You can also park in a pay lot on Center, but that can fill up some nights.
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 847,483
Posted By eliotsajerkface
The goldwing was probably the smoothest bike I've...

The goldwing was probably the smoothest bike I've ever owned, but talk about boring.
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 847,483
Posted By eliotsajerkface
My 48 is smoother than my BMW at 70-80. The GS...

My 48 is smoother than my BMW at 70-80. The GS has a strange resonating vibration that after a few hours makes my hand numb. The valves are correct, and the bodies are tuned. It's just always...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 614,424
Posted By eliotsajerkface
If we're posting up our 48s ...

If we're posting up our 48s

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-LgyPLwb6Ok8/UOJicIOUgCI/AAAAAAAADJ4/v7S9OlvqGgc/s610/Screen+Shot+2012-12-31+at+7.56.01+PM.png
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-06-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 110,626
Posted By eliotsajerkface
There is free moto parking on Oxford right after...

There is free moto parking on Oxford right after KITTREDGE. Also free parking on KITTREDGE.

EDIT: Not Kinsey (still think I'm in Chicago) It's Kittredge and Oxford.
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,418
Posted By eliotsajerkface
What in gods name are you blathering about?

What in gods name are you blathering about?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-06-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 110,626
Posted By eliotsajerkface
I work across the street so could probably swing...

I work across the street so could probably swing that.
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 35,414
Posted By eliotsajerkface
Vulcan 750 Top speed 110 mph Power 60...

Vulcan 750
Top speed 110 mph
Power 60 bhp
Torque 47 lb.ft
Weight 483 lbs dry

XL1200
Top Speed 110 mph
Power 64 bhp
Torque 79 lb.ft
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-03-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2,210
Views: 506,756
Posted By eliotsajerkface
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ru2oojqvKUU/UOZ...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ru2oojqvKUU/UOZjCMLy4rI/AAAAAAAADKY/CRybFFxf0jE/s601/Screen+Shot+2013-01-03+at+9.03.25+PM.png

Riding up the 1
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 35,414
Posted By eliotsajerkface
I ditched my GS Pig and got a sportster. I can't...

I ditched my GS Pig and got a sportster. I can't stay off the thing.
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 35,414
Posted By eliotsajerkface
I rode down the 101 the other day for quite a...

I rode down the 101 the other day for quite a long way averaging speeds of 75. The 48 doesn't vibrate at all really above 5 mph, and doesn't like to cruise in 5th gear at less than 70.
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 847,483
Posted By eliotsajerkface
Went for a ride on the 48 today. ...

Went for a ride on the 48 today.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-xVnmXgdQb7g/UOJiQQqRfUI/AAAAAAAADJs/Jt0cFGhMZcM/s601/Screen+Shot+2012-12-31+at+7.56.01+PM.png
Forum: Road warriors 12-01-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 9,194
Posted By eliotsajerkface
I have a 48 and the forward controls can make it...

I have a 48 and the forward controls can make it a bit uncomfortable after 100 or so miles. I installed passenger pegs which I usually use on the highway to put my feet under me. I haven't had any...
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,539
Posted By eliotsajerkface
I traded my GS for a 48 and couldn't be happier. ...

I traded my GS for a 48 and couldn't be happier. The GS was a huge pig, couldn't lane split very comfortably, a pain in the ass to park in tight spaces, and not practical for a less than 100 mile...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 847,483
Posted By eliotsajerkface
I've only owned old man bikes (goldwing/GS) so...

I've only owned old man bikes (goldwing/GS) so this is by far the most fun I've had on two wheels.
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 847,483
Posted By eliotsajerkface
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