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Forum: Face plant 03-28-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,591
Posted By mlaotn
Wrong Way Traffic

We attacked a roundabout in a similar vigorous fashion one day only to find a confused Grandma coming around the roundabout clockwise instead of counterclockwise. Stood it up in a hurry and was able...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-14-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 35,676
Views: 9,033,927
Posted By mlaotn
That was one of the most amazing crashes I ever...

That was one of the most amazing crashes I ever saw. The bike starts doing an endo in the middle of the pack heading into the first turn. Took out four or five riders if I remember correctly.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,269
Posted By mlaotn
Cry It is hard on the truck driver too.

My friend's parents were killed driving head on into a semi. They were driving the wrong way on the interstate. The truck driver sued the estate for mental anguish suffered as a result of the crash...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-27-2011, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By mlaotn
What about camping at the Speedway?

It costs a few bucks, but there is plenty of space available in lot 1C on the northwest side of the track. I work in Speedway just south of the track, but I don't know anybody who lives in the town.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-27-2011, 09:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,250
Posted By mlaotn
Four different modes

I just got a new Droid 2 from Motorola. It has 4 location/GPS options.

1. "E911 location which cannot be turned off on mobile cellular phone"
2. Use wireless networks - 3. Use GPS Satellites -...
Forum: Face plant 11-28-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,666
Posted By mlaotn
Boots are a great idea, but

for some of us with larger lower extremities wearing boots is just a dream. Starting with a 14EE foot tapering up to a 23" circumference calf finding boots to fit is impossible. Heck just finding...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-03-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,549
Posted By mlaotn
Tempest Battery Anyone?

I need a new battery for the R1150GS Adventure. Last battery was a WestCo AGM that lasted about 4 years. The Tempest BAB26-12(26 amp hrs) or BAB22-12(22 amp hrs) looks like a drop in replacement with...
Forum: Equipment 09-13-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 15,074
Posted By mlaotn
Another alternative for the big fella

I've been carrying and using the Walkstool from Sweden. It doesn't have a back, but it folds down small and is easy to carry. It is one of the few stools sized for the big guys, and they do carry the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-02-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,611
Posted By mlaotn
From the pictures it looks like you guys

were between 8 and 9. We were just around the corner from you between 7 and 8. We should have the next gathering on the tee box on the back side of the hill next to the pond between practice and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-30-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,611
Posted By mlaotn
Hated to miss the meeting

but we stayed home and watched the F1 race on Speed before coming out to the track. Got there just in time for MotoGP practice.
Forum: Alaska 06-13-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 69,930
Posted By mlaotn
keep an eye out

My buddy Dave and his wife are in Fairbanks now. He is an inmate, but the trip is being documented at:
eclipsride.blogspot.com (http://video.ap.org/?f=FLTAM&PID=jNiD3Q7J2tzV0NieXiHhq9hKpd_2Z0WS)
...
Forum: Americas 01-25-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,085
Posted By mlaotn
Holiday Inn

on the main drag coming in from Ramos Arizpe. I've stayed there a couple times and it was OK.
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2008, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 600,518
Posted By mlaotn
AWS D1.1 Prqualified Join Designation

Symbols are defined on Page 73 of 2004 AWS D1.1 under the table "Legend for Figures 3.3 and 3.4. Figure 3.3 is Prequalified PJP Groove WElded Joint Details and Figure 3.4 is Prequalified Groove...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-04-2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By mlaotn
If you want somebody to see this and attend

you need to put in the west regional forum where this event is happening.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,450
Posted By mlaotn
When taking it off the centerstand

make sure that the side stand is up. I was getting ready to ride a buddy's LT to the shop to have it worked on while he was injured. Unfamiliar with the bike I didn't realize the kickstand was down....
Forum: Racing 03-23-2008, 02:05 AM
Replies: 1,635
Views: 54,284
Posted By mlaotn
Now we are finding out

how much is the car and how much is the driver with the loss of traction control in the electronics. Second week in a row that Massa has blown it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 180,035
Posted By mlaotn
What is road rash?

Those look like bruises. If you want road rash google for Brittany Morrow. When I think of road rash, the top few layers of skin are missing and there is fluid seeping out. That I don't want to see....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2007, 08:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,575
Posted By mlaotn
That technology is under development.

Most of the research is being done in Japan, but GM and others are participating in programs where the GPS's in vehicles will talk to each other and make you aware of where other cars are in relation...
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2007, 06:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,494
Posted By mlaotn
Dont forget the SD950

It has most all the features of the G9 and a few more than the A650. It weighs about half as much. The flash that fits the hotshoe on the G9 also works on the 950 because it fires the flash through a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 10,979
Posted By mlaotn
In Indiana it is a violation to stand

if you are on the road on bicycle, but on a motorcycle you only have to be astride the seat. According to Merriam Webster on line, that means you only have to have a leg on each side of the seat....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,500
Posted By mlaotn
Exiting off the interstate on a cloverleaf I...

Exiting off the interstate on a cloverleaf I nearly ran over the metal lid to a five gallon bucket in the center of the road. Leaned over like I was if the front wheel had run over that it would have...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-27-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 928
Views: 49,083
Posted By mlaotn
I'd come up

but we will just be arriving in Atlanta for the AMA races. See ya next time.
Forum: Racing 08-09-2007, 06:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,093
Posted By mlaotn
Pissed Wrong Focus for Corner Workers

The thing that upset me about the corner workers I saw at the keyhole was the focus on the motorcycle and not the rider. In the worst incident the rider could barely move and was trying to crawl out...
Forum: Racing 07-23-2007, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 588
Posted By mlaotn
Alice (pronounced like Aliche)

Alice is an Italian internet and other electronic service provider.
Forum: Racing 07-23-2007, 06:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,619
Posted By mlaotn
Pissed It gets worse

In my newscast this morning they reported "there was a late race incident involving Josh Hawkins" while they showed the clip of the first lap bump between John Hopkins and Nicky. This is the quality...
Forum: Racing 07-17-2007, 10:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,386
Posted By mlaotn
We are in.

The wife and I went down yesterday and rode in the parade of bikes from the Murat Center out to the track for the official announcement. It was cool. Kenny Roberts Jr and Kevin Schwantz were there....
Forum: Battle scooters 06-19-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,449
Posted By mlaotn
What kind of farkles

did she put on this scooter to get it up to 950 lbs from the factory dry weight of 518? I thought the GS was heavy.
Forum: Face plant 06-10-2007, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,738
Posted By mlaotn
We had a similar crash in Indy recently. When the...

We had a similar crash in Indy recently. When the drivers helmet was removed they found the bill of sale for the motorcyle tucked inside. No license, registration or proof of insurance on the driver....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2007, 03:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By mlaotn
I'll see you there.

I'll see you there.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-02-2007, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By mlaotn
Let's do lunch

If we are all driving through there every day we should meet for lunch one day.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-01-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 444
Posted By mlaotn
What color?

I go by there on 465 every day going from Carmel to Speedway. Are you a member of the Indy BMW Club? It might be somebody there. I could send an email and ask.
Forum: Europe 04-08-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 923
Posted By mlaotn
Back in 2001

we stayed at the Best Western Seaside on the water. It was very nice, and the breakfast buffet was excellent. At that time it was 1150FIM(pre Euro).You can fill up in the morning as part of the room...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,898
Posted By mlaotn
Thanks. I am sure we will be talking.

Thanks. I am sure we will be talking.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-25-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,898
Posted By mlaotn
Me two

I just picked up a pair of 1975 CB200T's, but they cost me $300. One a copper like yours and a silver one. The silver one was running as recently as a couple years ago. They came with a service...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2007, 01:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,101
Posted By mlaotn
Used BMW straps

The straps used to tie down BMW's in the crates can often be obtained from the dealer for no charge. They are almost identical to the single buckle straps in the previous pictures. I've been told...
Forum: Face plant 09-20-2006, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,791
Posted By mlaotn
Y'all can't see the forest for the trees

To me a sudden image of a deer flying through the air was pretty amazing. Sorry most of you are not interested.



I tried, but I can't change a thread title.

and see below
Ruminant
...
Forum: Face plant 09-20-2006, 07:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,791
Posted By mlaotn
Eek Flying Ruminant Sighted

It was almost my turn today. Running southbound on the interstate this morning I looked over into the northbound lanes and saw a deer pinwheeling about 8 feet in the air. The car was probably doing...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-11-2006, 02:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,754
Posted By mlaotn
I've been wondering what to do with my wife's old...

I've been wondering what to do with my wife's old Suzuki 250. That looks like fun
Forum: Racing 09-11-2006, 10:22 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,086
Posted By mlaotn
It is a judgement call when you are talking about .22 seconds

Alonso pulled out of the pits while Massa was on the front straight. The only person who san say for sure that he was impeded was Massa. You can't tell from the video how his drive may have been...
Forum: Racing 09-10-2006, 01:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,086
Posted By mlaotn
It was the right move

Alonzo came out of the pits directly in front of Massa on a hot lap. He should have let Massa go by right away. Unfortunately it was poor planning on Renault's part. They did not leave Alonzo with...
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