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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 12:18 PM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,947,779
Posted By scfrank
Wonder if that guy on the back polishes her...

Wonder if that guy on the back polishes her chrome? She has lots of chrome.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 12:16 PM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,947,779
Posted By scfrank
It normally means you are out for the season.

It normally means you are out for the season.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 12:14 PM
Replies: 844
Views: 67,052
Posted By scfrank
I do this too and it works well. I use dropbox....

I do this too and it works well. I use dropbox. There are others.
Forum: Face plant 12-16-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 61,071
Posted By scfrank
Sorry about your brother. My first wife died at...

Sorry about your brother. My first wife died at 33. Cyst in brain, no warning. Life is fragile, appreciate what you have.
Forum: Face plant 12-16-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 61,071
Posted By scfrank
Ive been off the BP meds for about 10 days and...

Ive been off the BP meds for about 10 days and have not had the fainting feeling. Hope thats permanent. Now to see if I need something else.
Forum: Face plant 12-16-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,611
Posted By scfrank
I live near the SC/NC border and I see this all...

I live near the SC/NC border and I see this all the time. Its not just Harleys, but it is mostly cruisers.
Forum: Face plant 12-16-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,611
Posted By scfrank
Not trying to deflect blame, clearly the rider...

Not trying to deflect blame, clearly the rider made his decisions. BUT some manager should have counseled him. Maybe they did.
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 47,042
Posted By scfrank
Hey, I'm an old white guy and I like the RS a...

Hey, I'm an old white guy and I like the RS a lot. It's good they made a bike for me.
Forum: Road warriors 12-13-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 47,042
Posted By scfrank
Felt kind if weird sitting in that guys lap.

Felt kind if weird sitting in that guys lap.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2014, 07:33 AM
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Views: 8,947,779
Posted By scfrank
Was that taken on the dragon?

Was that taken on the dragon?
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 216,364
Posted By scfrank
Maybe you should ask them?

Maybe you should ask them?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,947,779
Posted By scfrank
Don't ever use the front brake! You'll flip over.

Don't ever use the front brake! You'll flip over.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 12-11-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,904
Posted By scfrank
I haven't tried those, but I had a 660 (nav IV)...

I haven't tried those, but I had a 660 (nav IV) and it didn't recalc worth a damn. How do you know where to go during the 'takes awhile' period?

As far as this thread, I've had so much trouble...
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 6,182
Views: 1,280,852
Posted By scfrank
Thanks for the link!

Thanks for the link!
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6,182
Views: 1,280,852
Posted By scfrank
Please, more detail. Is the SCU simply a chip...

Please, more detail. Is the SCU simply a chip change? If not, what else is involved. My local dealer has a 2012 S for sale and a 2014 S GT at $2K more.

2012 has Ohlins and 2014 Skyhook of course....
Forum: Beasts 12-11-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 6,182
Views: 1,280,852
Posted By scfrank
Another request for bike buying advice. Yes, I...

Another request for bike buying advice. Yes, I know there is a lot of info already here but I am hoping for some comments specific to my needs / wants.

I currently ride a 2011 R1200GS. Its great...
Forum: Americas 12-10-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,882
Posted By scfrank
Its still a better rant and bigger problem than...

Its still a better rant and bigger problem than getting a RAV4 as a loaner.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 9,088
Posted By scfrank
Sometimes I think you could make a post saying it...

Sometimes I think you could make a post saying it is a good idea to learn how to use the front brake and someone would disagree.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,947,779
Posted By scfrank
Exactly. I notice she has boots on but no...

Exactly. I notice she has boots on but no protection above the waist, except helmet. Hope she learned from this.
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,839
Posted By scfrank
Socialists!

Socialists!
Forum: Beasts 12-08-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 933
Views: 96,202
Posted By scfrank
Maybe so. It just looks cool. My first bike was...

Maybe so. It just looks cool. My first bike was a 125 Penton. The classic scrambler, with the chrome rear fender just looks great. I know the scrambler is not a Penton by any measure, but it looks...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-07-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 909
Posted By scfrank
There is a lot of difference between bikes and...

There is a lot of difference between bikes and cars. Volume of fluids, etc. I'm not sure why one would ignore the mfg recommendations.
Forum: Face plant 12-06-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,139
Posted By scfrank
Shoving other drivers out of the way is status...

Shoving other drivers out of the way is status quo in NYC. Doing it to a bike isn't cool.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,109
Posted By scfrank
Have you ridden the ural? I can see getting one...

Have you ridden the ural? I can see getting one of those only if I had a big need to take passengers. And had a suitable place to ride, out in the country.

Yes, they look cool. That wears off...
Forum: Face plant 12-06-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,650
Posted By scfrank
Glad you are recovering. Hope you get the...

Glad you are recovering. Hope you get the insurance worked out. Did you notice this thread was followed by 'Rear ended in Manhattan' ?
Forum: Beasts 12-05-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 933
Views: 96,202
Posted By scfrank
OMG. I think I am ready to order a classic with...

OMG. I think I am ready to order a classic with the high pipe.
Forum: Face plant 12-05-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 334
Views: 61,071
Posted By scfrank
I went to the doc today. He changed my meds, hope...

I went to the doc today. He changed my meds, hope that works. Not a one time thing for me. Not a good feeling.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,947,779
Posted By scfrank
Been there, done that. The group W bench, not...

Been there, done that. The group W bench, not father raper.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,733
Posted By scfrank
No, most guys have just learned to ignore you....

No, most guys have just learned to ignore you. Which is what I should have done.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,733
Posted By scfrank
Whats the point in dressing up like a pirate if...

Whats the point in dressing up like a pirate if there isn't a parade?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 9,733
Posted By scfrank
There are quite a few of those in this thread....

There are quite a few of those in this thread. You know who you are.
Forum: Face plant 12-05-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,830
Posted By scfrank
That would bother me a lot. How do you know it...

That would bother me a lot. How do you know it was 165 ft.? Have you been to the scene, reconstructed?

I can't imagine going through the pain and rehab you went through. I wouldn't do that again...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,947,779
Posted By scfrank
If the had a $10K fine for the trucks that get...

If the had a $10K fine for the trucks that get pulled out maybe they would think harder.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,374
Posted By scfrank
Very true. Also 'merkin's cans be very self...

Very true. Also 'merkin's cans be very self centered. Screw the other guy, I have a phone call to make.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,374
Posted By scfrank
Its called cognitive dissonance.

Its called cognitive dissonance.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,558
Posted By scfrank
Which one?

Which one?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 35,490
Views: 8,947,779
Posted By scfrank
I think the real point here is that a...

I think the real point here is that a tractor-trailer cannot go though there without going left of center into the other lane. For that single reason they should not be allowed?
Forum: Face plant 12-03-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,427
Posted By scfrank
Could have been much worse. Great that you're ok....

Could have been much worse. Great that you're ok. I ran into black ice in a car once. No fun. Like a skating rink.
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,648
Posted By scfrank
Had a 83! First one then an 01. Trading it is...

Had a 83! First one then an 01. Trading it is one of my bigger regrets. Nice bike.
Forum: Face plant 12-03-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,427
Posted By scfrank
First. Glad you weren't damaged more, broken...

First. Glad you weren't damaged more, broken thumbnail

What was the temp?

Duh, I see 57 degrees. Lower in the shade!
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