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Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,730
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Posted By figment
enjoyed this thread very much, thanks (mucho...

enjoyed this thread very much, thanks (mucho gracious)
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2004, 08:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,381
Posted By figment
one year in the 60s the bay froze over :eek1

one year in the 60s the bay froze over :eek1
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2004, 05:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,894
Posted By figment
:thumb I heard someone explain it this way....

:thumb
I heard someone explain it this way. "HP is the ability to maintain torque." idunno... I like torque :evil
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2004, 01:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,261
Posted By figment
missed another one :cry OH well, was in the...

missed another one :cry OH well, was in the Ozarks all weekend :evil

Thanks for the heads up on the hotel, We stayed at the Brewry last time :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2004, 11:28 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 12,256
Posted By figment
my first-hand experience is different. Even...

my first-hand experience is different. Even though you do mention a "supermoto" in your example which I was not considering or have I ridden. No amount of "leverage" is going to compensate for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2004, 05:31 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 12,256
Posted By figment
I see this thread has leveled out finally :D ...

I see this thread has leveled out finally :D
The GS is fun and can be a great tool in the hands of a good rider, but the ONLY place it could out run a contemporary sportbike of 600cc or more with a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2004, 02:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,485
Posted By figment
nice! :thumb

nice! :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2004, 07:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,898
Posted By figment
RAT ZAPPER 2000 - The Ultimate Mouse Trap, Rat...

RAT ZAPPER 2000 - The Ultimate Mouse Trap, Rat Trap (http://www.ratmousezapper.com/)
works great.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-17-2004, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,733
Posted By figment
hehe late to the game...

I had this done today with 4k on the dial and my seat-o-the-pants impression is the bike runs smoother.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2004, 05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,258
Posted By figment
that IS a nice seat. Who makes it? edit:...

that IS a nice seat. Who makes it?
edit: nevermind...
http://www.richscustomseats.com/
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2004, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 550
Posted By figment
corbin seat heat switch

I've had the seat for about a year. The switch that turns the heat element on is crumbling due to apparent sun rot. Anyone else have this problem? I'm thinking of replacing the switch with something...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2004, 07:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,121
Posted By figment
HarveyMushman, Awsome pictures. Makes me...

HarveyMushman,

Awsome pictures. Makes me want to throw mine away. :eek1 :nod
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2004, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By figment
I usually wire them into the low-beam connector....

I usually wire them into the low-beam connector. Nothing but a spade lug pushed in beside the existing low-beam lugs.
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2004, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,187
Posted By figment
no, there is no design better than the pringles...

no, there is no design better than the pringles can :lol3
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2004, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,187
Posted By figment
:D Do a search on pringles cans and 802.11. These...

:D Do a search on pringles cans and 802.11. These guys are getting line of sight distances :D Gain is your friend in the world of radio propagation. So is hight and antenna placement. A cheap WAP...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2004, 01:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,971
Posted By figment
I have one of those! I LOVE it. A great nightable...

I have one of those! I LOVE it. A great nightable lamp for putting next to your glock or in the tent camping. When the light is off, its actually still glowing dimly but enough to see aabout a foot...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2004, 01:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,187
Posted By figment
There are some basic things to look for....

There are some basic things to look for. Depending on priority, more security can be achieved at additional cost. There are some areas of security that need terms defined. There is the notion of...
Forum: Equipment 02-05-2004, 09:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 870
Posted By figment
a heavy-duty flasher from any auto-parts store...

a heavy-duty flasher from any auto-parts store will fix the problem.
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2004, 01:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,163
Posted By figment
http://figment.smugmug.com/photos/771213-M-1.jpg ...

http://figment.smugmug.com/photos/771213-M-1.jpg
nice report, thought it looked familure :)
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2004, 01:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,163
Posted By figment
no, not even with 4wheel drive. Its all connected...

no, not even with 4wheel drive. Its all connected by hike trails. Been all over that area. The maps dont display some of the roads correctly. Be sure and go up to Castillo. You can go all the way to...
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2004, 07:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,059
Posted By figment
gear is for people who have not learned how to...

gear is for people who have not learned how to ride yet. Road rash is kewl:freaky

NOTGNOTT
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2004, 03:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,335
Posted By figment
The turn signal reflector is all I can think of....

The turn signal reflector is all I can think of. This guy was GOOOOD. Had his foot on the brake, parked on the left shoulder by the cement divider with his body twisted back out of the car door,...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2004, 03:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,335
Posted By figment
No while I was being scolded by the teacher I had...

No while I was being scolded by the teacher I had to hurry up and press send :1drink

I knew you were just mentioning the interference :):
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2004, 01:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,335
Posted By figment
completly false. How many corvettes do you see...

completly false. How many corvettes do you see running front plates? I did not have a front plate on the car. Bottom line, I have no clue as to how it worked, but he had me dead to rights. 70 in a...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2004, 11:47 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,335
Posted By figment
My Corvette has no front headlights during the...

My Corvette has no front headlights during the day. That did not stop the Lidar from picking me off in Houston last year. :cry
I dont think there is any real defense against instant-on Lidar except...
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2004, 09:29 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,335
Posted By figment
on a MC, you likely wont be hearing any chirps....

on a MC, you likely wont be hearing any chirps. The V1 does the same thing. Ka sounds like NONONO! to me :)

My 8000 always outranged the V1 in the forward direction. But the V1 was preffered due...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2004, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By figment
:rolleyes YANFF Now I'm register'd on yet...

:rolleyes
YANFF
Now I'm register'd on yet another forum:):
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2004, 09:01 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,335
Posted By figment
My V1 is mounted on my windscreens directly in...

My V1 is mounted on my windscreens directly in front of me. I pick up radar signals directly behind me from very far away. (like the horizon) The V1 has NO PROBLEM whatsoever with me being between it...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2004, 08:51 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,335
Posted By figment
Yes, I use the HARD system. It transmits on a...

Yes, I use the HARD system. It transmits on a business frequency around 450Mhz or so, the power is very low, like in the mw range. The HARD system is just sending signals from the radar receiver to...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2004, 05:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,335
Posted By figment
Re: H.A.R.D. w/ a GPS

maybe its your 8500. I never had a problem with the V1...:huh
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2004, 03:07 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,335
Posted By figment
The V1 is right in front of me. It has no problem...

The V1 is right in front of me. It has no problem distinguishing direction.

www.legalspeeding.com (owner rides a beemer)
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2004, 02:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,335
Posted By figment
I had both units for a while (2 V1s and an 8500...

I had both units for a while (2 V1s and an 8500 for a few years). Now I have only V1/s. 3 of them. That should tell you two things...
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2004, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By figment
10D firmware upgrade

Know there are a few 10d users here...

http://www.canon.co.jp/Imaging/EOS10D/10D_firmware-e.html

fixes a few problems introduced in 2.00
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2004, 04:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,296
Posted By figment
XM radio enhancement link

http://www.xmradio.com/lineup/
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2004, 07:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,296
Posted By figment
Most people use earplugs.

got an email from XM Sunday stating that they will be going commercial free.

:drums
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2003, 11:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,991
Posted By figment
my motorcycle does not use socks.

my motorcycle does not use socks.
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2003, 08:11 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,781
Posted By figment
So fish finaly bought a 10d?

So fish finaly bought a 10d?
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2003, 03:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,606
Posted By figment
tranny, brakes and suspension are the...

tranny, brakes and suspension are the significant factors in safe towing ability. Something your Honda aint got much of. Keep it light.
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2003, 12:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,315
Posted By figment
nothin like tritium faced watches. Wish there...

nothin like tritium faced watches. Wish there were more of them.
Forum: Equipment 12-21-2003, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,315
Posted By figment
it does not appear to have a self-luminous dial....

it does not appear to have a self-luminous dial. That and self winding would cinch the deal...

Nice piece.
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