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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-05-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By hobbes23
Thanks guys for the leads. I've acquired a...

Thanks guys for the leads.

I've acquired a Moby moped in the mean time as I work on the Honda!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-27-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 779
Posted By hobbes23
Southern CT shop

Hi,

I am new to the New Haven area and working on rebuilding a Honda CL350. What's a good motor cycle friendly machine shop around here? I blew the head gasket (again).

Also any good older...
Forum: Europe 04-22-2011, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By hobbes23
UK: rental in Cambridge or London

Hi Guys,

I am from the US and want to rent a bike for a weekend, ideally in Cambridge. However, I can't seem to locate business doing such there, and so I looks like I will have to go to London....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-16-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,939
Posted By hobbes23
PDX: Lane sharing meeting on Friday 11/19

http://www.oregon.gov/ODOT/TS/docs/Motorcycle/GAC_MCS_111910.pdf

Governor’s Advisory Committee on Motorcycle Safety to Meet

Committee to discuss survey about lane sharing; public input...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-16-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 21,389
Views: 1,557,327
Posted By hobbes23
Great. But that's not the point.

Great. But that's not the point.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-16-2010, 04:20 PM
Replies: 21,389
Views: 1,557,327
Posted By hobbes23
Another plug for the lane splitting meeting and...

Another plug for the lane splitting meeting and discussion!!

Go to http://bikeportland.org/2010/11/16/oregon-ponders-lane-splitting-for-motorcycles-what-do-you-think-42851

and make...
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 299,098
Posted By hobbes23
Gracias por compartir sus fotos con nosotros....

Gracias por compartir sus fotos con nosotros. Espero tener un viaje a Europa en el futuro. Tengo un K-moto también, y es agradable ver las fotos clásicas y contemporáneas de esto.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2010, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By hobbes23
Thanks guys. That was exactly the type of info I...

Thanks guys. That was exactly the type of info I wanted.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-03-2010, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By hobbes23
Around Coquille and PDX->Coquille

Hey all,

I am going to be spending a week in Coquille and I'll have some evenings free. What are some good under two hour loops starting out from Coquille?

Also, besides 101 what is a good way...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 21,389
Views: 1,557,327
Posted By hobbes23
Sorry about the chassis! That's a hot bike....

Sorry about the chassis!

That's a hot bike. I really like the paint scheme. Nice pipes too -- slightly different than mine. What year is it? '69?

Let me know if you want some help with this. I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-21-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8,497
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,132,100
Posted By hobbes23
Honda CL350 parts

Well, it is finally time to clean up my living room.

These are parts from a 1972 Honda CL350. I have more parts available too, so PM and ask. Willing to make a packaged deal if you are...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2010, 11:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,796
Posted By hobbes23
Thanks for sharing your trip on your blog! Glad...

Thanks for sharing your trip on your blog! Glad to know that you are enjoying it and that the k-bike is an OK bike for that trip. Hope you are able to get all that you want out of the trip and during...
Forum: Face plant 07-06-2010, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,579
Posted By hobbes23
were you two riding staggered or in-line? why do...

were you two riding staggered or in-line? why do you think the collision happened?
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,796
Posted By hobbes23
Thanks for the updates! I will be interested in...

Thanks for the updates! I will be interested in hearing how the k-bike does the haul road with or without knobbies. Can you even find knobbies that fit?

Canadian girls are very cute.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-02-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,476
Posted By hobbes23
It looks like the OP is all set, but for future...

It looks like the OP is all set, but for future reference for others, this is also this option:

http://www.oregonmotorcycleparts.com/rectifiers.html
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,796
Posted By hobbes23
Ride Safe. ...

Ride Safe.

http://dudesdodelhi.smugmug.com/photos/918953400_SpxWV-L.jpg
Forum: Americas 06-25-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By hobbes23
Also, is it better to go clock-wise or...

Also, is it better to go clock-wise or counter-clock-wise? I assume they only charge for one direction of those small ferries on the Sunshine coast.
Forum: Americas 06-25-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 628
Posted By hobbes23
Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast

My friend and I are planning a 3.5 day trip from Portland to Vancouver Island. We plan on blasting up I-5 and save the good riding for BC for the sake of time.

Here's the proposed route:
...
Forum: Americas 06-25-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,119
Posted By hobbes23
best coffee in Portland: Stumptown. Shops at: SE...

best coffee in Portland: Stumptown. Shops at: SE Division and 45th (with motorcycle parking), downtown on SW 3rd, or at the Ace Hotel for the hippest experience, among others.

EDIT: give me...
Forum: Americas 06-19-2010, 10:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,119
Posted By hobbes23
Ok. I'll comment on the northern Oregon and...

Ok. I'll comment on the northern Oregon and southern WA part of this map.
Hwy 97 is boring.

Here is a much more fun route (but takes more time, a lot more time...):

From Bend head towards...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,635
Posted By hobbes23
Exercise, eat right, and address your thoughts. ...

Exercise, eat right, and address your thoughts.

Broadly, cognitive behavior therapy is thought to do some good.
http://www.google.com/search?q=anxiety+cbt
For a specific example, check out this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2010, 01:15 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 18,332
Posted By hobbes23
I am still waiting for his reply, after viewing...

I am still waiting for his reply, after viewing the statistics in the above tables, or finding other sources to back up his view. I think I may be waiting a long time.

And please don't pull a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2010, 01:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,042
Posted By hobbes23
If peds are on it, you can see why bicyclists...

If peds are on it, you can see why bicyclists would want to try to avoid getting too close to small, unpredictable moving objects in the "road-way" slowing them down, eh? ;)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2010, 01:07 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,042
Posted By hobbes23
There's a reason it is called the speed limit...

There's a reason it is called the speed limit rather than the speed minimum. There are many slower vehicles on the road. Ever get stuck behind some cars in twisties, or behind a truck in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-31-2010, 10:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,042
Posted By hobbes23
I hope a cager doesn't think the same thing about...

I hope a cager doesn't think the same thing about you on your motorcycle.



A bicycle has a dual nature... when going faster, it belongs on the road, and when going more slowly, nearer a walking...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-31-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,042
Posted By hobbes23
What's with all the hating on bicyclists??! ...

What's with all the hating on bicyclists??!

Motorcyclist get hit by, hate, or slowed down by cagers all the time. Many cagers hate motorcyclist because they are "too fast," "reckless," "impossible...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2010, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By hobbes23
thanks.

thanks.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 18,332
Posted By hobbes23
I agree so much. What would ever go wrong? ...

I agree so much. What would ever go wrong?



Oh wait, police are there for the good of the community and therefore are accountable to the COMMUNITY, not other cops.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 18,332
Posted By hobbes23
another good one

Am J Public Health. (http://javascript%3Cb%3E%3C/b%3E:AL_get%28this,%20%27jour%27,%20%27Am%20J%20Public%20Health.%27%29;) 2004 Oct;94(10):1756-61.
Fatal occupational injury rates in southern and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 18,332
Posted By hobbes23
Here's table from an article for HOMICIDES only....

Here's table from an article for HOMICIDES only. Not TOTAL mortality risk by occupation. These are small numbers, so even though police may be at the top, it may not be statistical different than...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By hobbes23
What if it stays on even after hitting the...

What if it stays on even after hitting the brakes, and both front and back brake light switches work? then what? Right now I have the light covered with some black tape, courtesy of the previous...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2010, 01:23 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,207
Posted By hobbes23
Thanks for the reading. I'll see you at the ...

Thanks for the reading. I'll see you at the "Aaron Campbell should have been shot more rally" and "Police on BMWs should hit more protesters meeting" tomorrow.

Links for those who want to get the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2010, 12:59 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,207
Posted By hobbes23
In my amateur legalese: Since the officer...

In my amateur legalese:

Since the officer failed to identify himself as such at first, the motorcyclist had reason to believe that the man was attempting an unlawful arrest.

The officer drew...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,207
Posted By hobbes23
Thanks for sharing your legal and PR expertise.

Thanks for sharing your legal and PR expertise.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2010, 09:12 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,207
Posted By hobbes23
Here's an article with a little more depth, but...

Here's an article with a little more depth, but it is also from early May, so no additional follow-up:
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2010, 09:03 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 7,207
Posted By hobbes23
f-ing pigs.

the state cops are mad over a little youtube video?! this guy could have made a major deal/complaint/suit over the way that first trooper acted.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2010, 09:24 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 18,332
Posted By hobbes23
Taxi driver. Homicide while at work:...

Taxi driver.

Homicide while at work: persons, industries, and occupations at high risk.
J F Kraus
Am J Public Health. 1987 October; 77(10): 1285–1289.

The purpose of this study is to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,042
Posted By hobbes23
Not a luxury, but needed infrastructure. ...

Not a luxury, but needed infrastructure.
http://www.bta4bikes.org/at_work/bikeboulevards.php
This is my bicycle commuting route:
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2010, 05:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,042
Posted By hobbes23
You guys are all crazy. I feel so much more...

You guys are all crazy.

I feel so much more exposed on my motorcycle than bicycle because I take side-streets when I am on my bicycle. Cars are never going faster than 30 mph on those streets. On...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,201
Posted By hobbes23
BMJ....

BMJ. (javascript:AL_get(this,%20'jour',%20'BMJ.');) 2004 Apr 10;328(7444):857. Epub 2004 Jan 23.
Motorcycle rider conspicuity and crash related injury: case-control study.

Wells S...
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