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Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2007, 02:04 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,585
Posted By roverjohn
Not in the slightest. He was the one who said he...

Not in the slightest. He was the one who said he couldn't spell and it's an issue with him because he mentioned it. I suggested he obtain a spell checker. How is that being critical?

I guess I'd...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 17,585
Posted By roverjohn
If you can spell "spell checker" you can find one...

If you can spell "spell checker" you can find one and quit harping about it.
Problem solved.
Forum: Face plant 12-07-2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,791
Posted By roverjohn
Citing Wikipedia, especially in reference to...

Citing Wikipedia, especially in reference to someone doing due diligence to get their story strait, is actually quite hilarious. Good one.
Forum: Face plant 12-03-2007, 10:16 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,791
Posted By roverjohn
I read that as Evil dying while performing a 69...

I read that as Evil dying while performing a 69 and thought "way to go Evil".
RIP Evil
Forum: Face plant 11-02-2007, 07:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,869
Posted By roverjohn
The kid's a natural.

The kid's a natural.
Forum: Face plant 10-10-2007, 02:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,788
Posted By roverjohn
If he had done his passing on the right he'd be...

If he had done his passing on the right he'd be fine.
Forum: Face plant 09-27-2007, 02:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,728
Posted By roverjohn
I never tire of rally car crashes. I think those...

I never tire of rally car crashes. I think those crash tapes are the whole reason for the sport.
Forum: Face plant 09-21-2007, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,197
Posted By roverjohn
It looks kind of like the rider coming from the...

It looks kind of like the rider coming from the other direction is at least showing a little interest. Did he hit anything other than the curb? Jeez, time for a little more suspension travel.
Forum: Face plant 09-18-2007, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,714
Posted By roverjohn
That would make a great avitar.

That would make a great avitar.
Forum: Face plant 09-05-2007, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,969
Posted By roverjohn
In a number of states speeding vehicles lose all...

In a number of states speeding vehicles lose all right of way.
Forum: Face plant 08-23-2007, 07:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,508
Posted By roverjohn
Dude with one thousand posts calls a kettle black.

Dude with one thousand posts calls a kettle black.
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2007, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By roverjohn
Only problem with this is you're just on the...

Only problem with this is you're just on the Forest HWY which used to littlered with cars that didn't have the poop to run the Crest. Maybe someone can find a DS route over the missing section or...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2007, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By roverjohn
Um, no. That was in the mid eighties so unless...

Um, no. That was in the mid eighties so unless she's changed her ways she's probably a 400lb Harley chick now and an old one at that. She was pretty cool though as she was building her own house so...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2007, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By roverjohn
I don't remember the name of the curve but I...

I don't remember the name of the curve but I think it was Upper Lady Bug. It's a big 220 degree lefty with a rest stop in the middle. As me and a buddy went into it towards the tunnel a big black...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2007, 06:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 970
Posted By roverjohn
Oh man, I love the Crest and miss it dearly. Cool...

Oh man, I love the Crest and miss it dearly. Cool right-up. Ever been caught in the snow?
RJ
Forum: Face plant 08-01-2007, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By roverjohn
Nothing is worse than two week old mud.

Nothing is worse than two week old mud.
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,805
Posted By roverjohn
When I called them they said three weeks. They...

When I called them they said three weeks. They must be getting sick of people calling them.
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2007, 07:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,805
Posted By roverjohn
+1. I just googled for 20 minutes and found...

+1. I just googled for 20 minutes and found squat. Anyone know who has them? 17-21 for a DR.
Thanks, John..
Forum: Racing 07-26-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By roverjohn
BTW, quit refering to FV as a Spec class, it's...

BTW, quit refering to FV as a Spec class, it's not. There are a lot of different chassis' and if you don't have the best you lose. It's sounds like the people you are getting your info from haven't...
Forum: Racing 07-26-2007, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By roverjohn
According the the FIA the "no pelalty" is only...

According the the FIA the "no pelalty" is only for now. There was just insuficiant evidence to assess a penalty now. So, they really were not cleared of all charges as the FIA said they clearly were...
Forum: Racing 07-26-2007, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By roverjohn
" Strict spec racing means that it should come...

" Strict spec racing means that it should come down more to my driving than how much money I have."

Prolly not. Strict spec rules means people with more money than sense will spend it on...
Forum: Racing 07-26-2007, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By roverjohn
I'm just curious but why do you think FV is the...

I'm just curious but why do you think FV is the way to go?
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2007, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,544
Posted By roverjohn
Probably no goverment officials lived between the...

Probably no goverment officials lived between the two paved points so there is no need to maintain it. Or, a goverment official owns the land near the unpaved portion and decided he was tired of all...
Forum: Racing 07-25-2007, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,565
Posted By roverjohn
That would be fun in a Formula Ford.

That would be fun in a Formula Ford.
Forum: Face plant 07-20-2007, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,256
Posted By roverjohn
Unlikely as he's already 60 yrs old

Unlikely as he's already 60 yrs old
Forum: Face plant 07-20-2007, 09:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,267
Posted By roverjohn
He wanted to be able to tell the story. Can't do...

He wanted to be able to tell the story. Can't do that with a traumatic head injury.
Forum: Face plant 07-19-2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,775
Posted By roverjohn
I don't want to argue either but everything you...

I don't want to argue either but everything you just mentioned could be learned or reinforced without using the example of this riders demise so the endless stream of similar "rider down" stories...
Forum: Face plant 07-19-2007, 11:28 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,775
Posted By roverjohn
Exactly what is there to learn from this? We all...

Exactly what is there to learn from this? We all know riding within your limits is safer. And, we all know wearing the correct gear helps when you do fall over. The only lesson I see here is that...
Forum: Face plant 07-19-2007, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,960
Posted By roverjohn
You would have made it the first time on a KLR.

You would have made it the first time on a KLR.
Forum: Face plant 07-18-2007, 06:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,775
Posted By roverjohn
Really? We're all adrenalin junkies? Just...

Really? We're all adrenalin junkies? Just speaking for myself, of course, but I'm pretty sure there are more like me who just enjoy riding, or find MCs are practical way to get around, or just ride...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2007, 09:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,604
Posted By roverjohn
Some of Craig's designs are really absurd, namely...

Some of Craig's designs are really absurd, namely all his recent stuff, but all the early fuel milage work is actually quite cool. I'd love to see a restart of his fuel ecomomy runs but done with a...
Forum: Face plant 07-03-2007, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,811
Posted By roverjohn
My gramps spent the early nineties driving around...

My gramps spent the early nineties driving around Fla like a nut until his reign of terror was stopped by a semi who refused to yeild as my grampa ran a red light. 94 years old and he went out in the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2007, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By roverjohn
White LED's have almost no output in the red end...

White LED's have almost no output in the red end of the spectrum. If you put them behind a red lens you get almost mothing out. If fthe first poster still has his original tailight he can drill a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2007, 11:56 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,776
Posted By roverjohn
Since you've been cranking the bike anyway once...

Since you've been cranking the bike anyway once more with a compression guage in the plug hole wouldn't hurt. If you have good compression and spark it has to be the carb. Leaving the bike sit for...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2007, 08:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,505
Posted By roverjohn
Wow! 5.3 pounds of flywheel weight may be a new...

Wow! 5.3 pounds of flywheel weight may be a new record. I'm guessing it would be quite smooth, just like my old hit and miss engine. You could prolly set the idle down to 200rpm or so. I should...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2007, 07:35 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 64,000
Posted By roverjohn
I just checked WallyWorld corporate and there...

I just checked WallyWorld corporate and there isn't one cover within 150 miles of KC. Anyone got an extra?
Thanks, John...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2007, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,354
Posted By roverjohn
Don't almost all the Pro Motard guys use...

Don't almost all the Pro Motard guys use Reklus(sic) type clutches so they just trail brake their way into corners?
Forum: Face plant 06-19-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,073
Posted By roverjohn
I can't imagine the polarized lenses had anything...

I can't imagine the polarized lenses had anything to do with the crash. If the sun was high there was likely no contrast so the ant hill would have been tough to see with or without them. I would...
Forum: Racing 06-12-2007, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 579
Posted By roverjohn
Forum: Battle scooters 06-06-2007, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,045
Posted By roverjohn
anyone own a TnG Verona 150?

I took one for a ride yesterday while looking at another bike and was pretty impressed. The dealer is willing to deal and at 6'3" this is one of the only scoots that seemed big enough to fit me...
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