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    In the quarter mile, a half second is a world of...

    In the quarter mile, a half second is a world of difference.
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    The thing is, not only is the 16 valve (TSCC) a...

    The thing is, not only is the 16 valve (TSCC) a higher performance* engine, non were available with shaft drive.

    *11E vs. 1000E (chain vs. chain), at least a half second better in the quarter...
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    Suzuki's claim for the GS1000 was 90 HP. For the...

    Suzuki's claim for the GS1000 was 90 HP. For the 11E, it was 108. Of course the claim is less than the rear wheel, real world number. The 11E was only 5 pounds heavier than the 1000E.
  4. Thread: Perils of Pot

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    "Another marijuana-related death." From...

    "Another marijuana-related death."

    From "X-Cops", an original SNL skit starring Aykroyd and Belushi.
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    You are correct, sir. Later L models had the 8...

    You are correct, sir. Later L models had the 8 valve engine, which was just an enlarged version of the previous liter bike. 1980 was also the only year an L model had chain drive.
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    Mudguard? On an 11E?

    Mudguard? On an 11E?
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    Sorry for your loss, Trevor. You have my...

    Sorry for your loss, Trevor. You have my condolences.
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    Sounds like the adventures of Hunter Thompson, or...

    Sounds like the adventures of Hunter Thompson, or maybe that's his book. IIRC, the title of his book was, "Hunter Thompson's Hell's Angels." "A Strange and Terrible Saga" might have been the subtitle...
  9. Thread: Bicycle trainer

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    It took me longer than I'd like to admit, but I...

    It took me longer than I'd like to admit, but I finally figured out how to get overhead support while doing squats: a pull up bar mounted at shoulder level.
  10. Engine covers, right? A lot of people here call...

    Engine covers, right? A lot of people here call the pretty painted plastic with the model badges "side covers."
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    What are the ramifications or regulations of...

    What are the ramifications or regulations of towing a trailer? License plate, lights?
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    R.I.P. Fanny Foxe

    84 years old...swam in the tidal basin in '74.
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    Pass the shampoo!

    Pass the shampoo!
  14. Thread: Trailer math

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    One look at those pics, and I thought, "I was...

    One look at those pics, and I thought, "I was right the first time - trailer meth!" ;)

    But then I thought, you've got that humongous engine back there, why not put it to work? :rolleyes:
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    How much can the bike lean?

    How much can the bike lean?
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    The trailer hitch is welded to the axle, or the...

    The trailer hitch is welded to the axle, or the frame?
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    'Tru dat!' They still scream, "How-Dee!" at...

    'Tru dat!'

    They still scream, "How-Dee!" at the opera? (Op-Er-A)

    Who was that lady with the price tag hanging from her hat?
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    He's a poet and he doesn't know it! :o

    He's a poet and he doesn't know it! :o
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    Double YIKES!! I'm an old fashioned guy - all...

    Double YIKES!!

    I'm an old fashioned guy - all my motorcycles have had only two wheels.
  20. When I got my Z1, my friend painted his CB750...

    When I got my Z1, my friend painted his CB750 engine black. It didn't look nearly as good as my Kaw. One difference? The edges of the 903's cooling fins were bare metal. It made for a striking...
  21. Thread: Campfire

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    Texas, of all places.

    Texas, of all places.
  22. Thread: Less is more...

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    GSfan: Please don't tell me that this is your...

    GSfan: Please don't tell me that this is your next restoration project. Because this bad boy should be kept original. We are, we are, we are the mods.
  23. Thread: Less is more...

    by Rob S.
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    Guilty as charged. 62427 I walked away from...

    Guilty as charged.

    62427

    I walked away from this one. I was testing out Michael Park's theory that a black wool cap provided sufficient protection. (Hint: It does not.)
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    Good on you. When the voting is that close, the...

    Good on you. When the voting is that close, the outcome should be decided at the drag strip.

    When do they certify the votes? :p
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    I'd be interested to know about that new method.

    I'd be interested to know about that new method.
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