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Forum: Face plant 11-06-2009, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,036
Posted By farquharson
LIkewise in Taiwan

Used to live in Taiwan + had a Suzuki 150 cc Katana. The rule for foreign riders:

If there is an accident and it is your fault; it is and you will be hung. Rideaway.
If there is an accident and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-18-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,870
Posted By farquharson
Great shots all but this one....did you and Nod...

Great shots all but this one....did you and Nod just take a leak?:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-17-2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,870
Posted By farquharson
R4r

Karp:

Thanks for the invite - good to meet you and the other inmates (did organizers know from which source you were drawing the "safety team"?)

I enjoyed the day and pleased to be a part of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-01-2008, 01:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,870
Posted By farquharson
I'm in. JHT

I'm in.

JHT
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 500
Posted By farquharson
R1200RT Lights

No doubt addressed elsewhere here but I need to light up my RT like a Christmas tree with driving lights - I have had PIAA 1100X in the past and like that they are out-of-sight - any other...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,172
Posted By farquharson
YFY my friend. Enjoyed the chat, glad we solved...

YFY my friend. Enjoyed the chat, glad we solved the world and I'd still fire most folks here for using company bandwidth.

Look forward to learning the N Virginia byways. Let us know if you are...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2008, 07:31 PM
Replies: 618
Views: 156,821
Posted By farquharson
Good Lord - gotta love the re-incarnated threads....

Good Lord - gotta love the re-incarnated threads. Met Fish here at an exit south of SFO. Very cool and distinguished man. Still owe him a case of beer.

Crashed this RT later in '03 (too fast) and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2008, 04:21 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,172
Posted By farquharson
Thanks Rachel and Mike - great evening. Nice to...

Thanks Rachel and Mike - great evening. Nice to see a bunch o'folks from around here (Rooster, iDave, Femme and other handles lost in the haze......).

Best Riding,

TAws
Forum: Face plant 04-16-2008, 02:48 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,853
Posted By farquharson
+1

+1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-18-2008, 03:00 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,172
Posted By farquharson
In:thumb

In:thumb
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2008, 03:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,283
Posted By farquharson
Any preference for a specific manufacturer? CB ,...

Any preference for a specific manufacturer? CB , AF etc...?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-18-2007, 05:48 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 14,342
Posted By farquharson
Sorry I missed it - looked for ya'll on my way...

Sorry I missed it - looked for ya'll on my way back from CLT but had to crash -

Farq'd
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2007, 08:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,609
Posted By farquharson
You certain that your toy will stand up to an old...

You certain that your toy will stand up to an old school BCR?

Signed,

Still 'farqued
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2007, 03:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,609
Posted By farquharson
Bcr

...Staintune exhaust on mine - the numbered frame is interesting as is the goodie bag you get upon purchase and spirited street riding is awesome in the A'bahn sense but power/weight/wheelbase is not...
Forum: Face plant 07-02-2007, 02:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,219
Posted By farquharson
Fortunately it was not a right-hand turn where...

Fortunately it was not a right-hand turn where she may have encountered on-coming traffic. The Gap is a great road hindered only by the majority of riders/drivers who have no idea of limits -...
Forum: Face plant 05-24-2007, 04:21 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,557
Posted By farquharson
BobFV1: "Your comments ignore the basic...

BobFV1: "Your comments ignore the basic principals of media marketing. Look at the subject and demographic of the show "Pinks". Now, is the motorcycle crash going to help the producers and network...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-17-2007, 04:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By farquharson
Where's the suite?:deal

Where's the suite?:deal
Forum: Face plant 05-11-2007, 02:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,353
Posted By farquharson
Daytona during Bikeweek - turning right onto Main...

Daytona during Bikeweek - turning right onto Main from the road adjacent to the cemetery - yeah that one - and stall the RT halfway through the turn and dropped it in the middle of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2007, 04:58 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 12,833
Posted By farquharson
Using the RT as the vehicle of choice for...

Using the RT as the vehicle of choice for business calls. No, cycle gear does not make it in the boardroom but for most calls arriving by RT simply enhances the conversation.

Besides I lived in...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2007, 04:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,802
Posted By farquharson
The 675 is a phenomenal bike - fast, light...

The 675 is a phenomenal bike - fast, light weight, crisp steering, beautiful lines and.......aw hell just buy one and see.......

....but don't tour on it - this is a bike designed for the track...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2007, 10:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,255
Posted By farquharson
+1. Why can't so many of those folks turn? ...

+1. Why can't so many of those folks turn?

(jus noticed this is a '06 thread...nevermind)
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2007, 08:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 6,441
Posted By farquharson
Unbelievable - keep the story coming! Cheers.

Unbelievable - keep the story coming!

Cheers.
Forum: Face plant 03-09-2007, 08:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,557
Posted By farquharson
I had the impression that he borrowed the...

I had the impression that he borrowed the bike.....where was the pissed-off owner? No that would have been entertainment.:D

Regardless of his behaviour it is a good thing that he did not go...
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2007, 04:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,803
Posted By farquharson
+1 I gave frame no.114 to Mrs. Farq for...

+1

I gave frame no.114 to Mrs. Farq for getting her motorcycle endorsement and have since been explaining that one day she'll be able to ride it like I do :evil

Don't really know if the the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2007, 06:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 995
Posted By farquharson
You know nothing tried, nothing gained but it...

You know nothing tried, nothing gained but it still worries me that there are only cheesecake photos on the index page. Action photos (e.g. riding) photos would be slightly more reassuring.

I...
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2007, 03:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,999
Posted By farquharson
Did Hinckley not produce a prototype 'busa beater...

Did Hinckley not produce a prototype 'busa beater but then pulled the project because it was too fast? I seem to remember that the firm was adverse to the product liability posed by a hyper-bike....
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2007, 03:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,090
Posted By farquharson
Dualsport +1 Something you can thrash around...

Dualsport +1

Something you can thrash around on the dirt - ride down the road and lever through the corners (whilst learning how to lever through corners). THEN

..you can spend little or more...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2007, 05:09 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,111
Posted By farquharson
Pssst...stock price reflects present value of...

Pssst...stock price reflects present value of future cash flow.......:hide
Forum: Face plant 01-15-2007, 09:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,955
Posted By farquharson
Sounds reasonable as well - perhaps truth resides...

Sounds reasonable as well - perhaps truth resides in the realm of counter-steer or lean to turn argument which also remains theoretical with the truth somewhere in-between.....I do worry when the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,325
Posted By farquharson
It is all about the ride - show me a horizon,...

It is all about the ride - show me a horizon, there's bound to be something beyond worth seeing and folks to meet. The promise though seems to be larger than life for, once arrived the next horizon...
Forum: Face plant 01-11-2007, 08:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,955
Posted By farquharson
Normally called a tank slapper: Has to do with...

Normally called a tank slapper: Has to do with the acceleration/deacceleration of the front wheel and the wheel/suspension's search for balance - wheel de-accelerates off the crown and accelerates at...
Forum: Face plant 01-06-2007, 03:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,402
Posted By farquharson
I've been away too long. 205 huh? I though this...

I've been away too long. 205 huh? I though this was fresh venison.
Forum: Face plant 01-06-2007, 03:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,402
Posted By farquharson
:eek1

:eek1
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2007, 03:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 15,625
Posted By farquharson
+1 IF the fours are looking good. IMHO the boxer...

+1 IF the fours are looking good. IMHO the boxer is in a different class for handling, long-term engine reliability and re-sale value. .02
Forum: Road warriors 01-04-2007, 03:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 846
Posted By farquharson
Hey thanks - that's a thorough test that you have...

Hey thanks - that's a thorough test that you have made and alot more info than I thought available ('cept from the sellers).

Best,

Taws
Forum: Road warriors 01-03-2007, 04:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 846
Posted By farquharson
Wunderlich R1200RT Mods

Anyone experiment with the header, Remus, controller or other tuning mods offered by W-lich? Me thinks more ponies may be worth a few dollars more - .

Taws
Forum: Face plant 04-05-2006, 10:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,308
Posted By farquharson
Insanity

I had just arrived at the Stonewood Grill on the first Sunday of Bikeweek when a rider came off his stretched YamaHonda. There was no other relevant traffic in front and A1A is four lanes at this...
Forum: Face plant 10-07-2005, 11:09 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,166
Posted By farquharson
Right on...but for the fact it is difficult to...

Right on...but for the fact it is difficult to respect those who don't come dressed for the party (any speed on bike = ATGATT) fact is man got hurt and could have been worse.

Which one of you...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-01-2005, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,143
Posted By farquharson
That'll do - thanks, Taws

That'll do - thanks,

Taws
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2005, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By farquharson
:nod

:nod
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