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And when you think everyone is an assshole!

Riding along today on my RC51 checking her out after a good tune up. All the sudden she dies on me. WTF, it's a Honda! It's over 90 degrees in the middle of HW44.

Check her out, everything seems just fine. Bike won't start. Called AAA, "Sorry your premium membership does not cover bike towing", "I'm pretty sure I had bike towing in the package" I go. "Yes you did but it's not valid in Florida, you must pay cash for the tow". WTF, and I agreed to pay. Then a light bulb goes off as I'm waiting for the truck to show up, "check the obvious dummy!". Opened the gas tank, shacked the bike, it seems there's no gas! But the fuel light did not go off! Less than two minutes goes by and a guy on a red Mustang convertible stops, backs up, and asked me if I needed help. "I might just run out of gas" I go. He opens his trunk and gives a 2 gallon gas jar. Pour the gas in, crank the bike, stars just fine! The guy did not want a penny. Called AAA telling all is good.

Apparently it's pretty common on those bikes that the fuel sensor goes bad...issue being it's connected to the fuel pump so $$$ to change it, I'll just keep an eye on the trip-meter from now on.

I'm the biggest misanthrope ever created, I make Dr. House seem like Mother Theresa, but goddamn sometimes some people ain't that bad!
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Old 05-25-2012, 05:43 PM
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lucky for you the two bad arsed big fellas in the white Ford Transit van with fake plates were still trying to find a place to turn around when you got her fired up
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lucky for you the two bad arsed big fellas in the white Ford Transit van with fake plates were still trying to find a place to turn around when you got her fired up
So you've been to Florida, huh?
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Nah we skipped Florida, not on purpose though, you been to Melbourne, Sydney or Perth? - those guys in the transit van can be seen there too if I'm not mistaken, they're Internationals
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Glad you sorted your prob out and decent people are still around but I thought with an sp1 you didn't pass a gas station man I do love those bikes it was my next choice if I didn't get the r12s
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It's an SP2 and yes the gas mileage is ridiculous, about 25!

As for those guys in the white transit, thank god for conceal weapons! I never ride without my 1911!
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Most a$#holes don't need any help determining that they are one. I've only come across a few on this forum and they already know that they are so, I hope they aren't who shows up when i need help. Got a big run to do with my crew today.
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Damn a 1911 that's some heavy weight, I prefer my g19, lighter, smaller & a butt load more pellets. I save the 1911 for sunday go to meetings stuff.
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Nah we skipped Florida, not on purpose though, you been to Melbourne, Sydney or Perth? - those guys in the transit van can be seen there too if I'm not mistaken, they're Internationals
No, I was just being silly. I've never been out of the States but I know you guys have all kinds of cool vehicles we never get here. We've only had the Transit a few years so it seemed funny that it would be the choice of hoodlums in Florida. I'd love to import one of those 4WD Sprinters though.
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It's an SP2 and yes the gas mileage is ridiculous, about 25!

As for those guys in the white transit, thank god for conceal weapons! I never ride without my 1911!
Mate I ride with has a SP2, black, red with a splash of silver, sprung for the track, definitely a track bike, and yes very heavy on the fuel.

On the handgun thing. Just googled gun related deaths in the US and it's around 10,000 annually, not a bad way to keep the population down.

They don't have to worry here, they bought all our gun back in the 1990ies after the Port Arthur killings which in my opinion was orchestrated. (Look it up)
Where already on the slippery down slide.
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Yeah, the unarmed citizen thing only works if everyone's honest & the govt. isn't corrupt. Doesn't appear to me to exist anywhere.


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Damn a 1911 that's some heavy weight, I prefer my g19, lighter, smaller & a butt load more pellets.
It's a Bul M5 3.5" barrel, with the synthetic stock, 10 in the clip double stack, 1 in the throat, .45 ACP of pure kosher menace! As for Glocks...I refuse to own or even get near a double-action-only gun, no disrespect! I could live with double/single action but Browning gave us the 1911, the work of perfection, so I see no need to fuk it all up!

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Just googled gun related deaths in the US and it's around 10,000 annually, not a bad way to keep the population down.
That's nothing! Obesity kills over 200,000 per year, cigarettes over 400,000, alcohol about 75,000, motor vehicle accidents about 40,000, and 'other drugs' about 20,000! We sure know well how to control the population in ghetto central!
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RC51's are hard on gas lol. Another cult bike.
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Good to hear about the good folk.... was he a biker?

On the guns and death...we in the US have such a large number of the most stupid people in the world...you need to own one....you never know....if there is a revolt....then the retards start breaking down your door....trying to take everthing...Ie....look at what happened after hurricane Kartrina.....and what the people did.....then fast forward to how the Japanese behaved after the tsunami..nuff said. But if you break down the numbers...its mostly trouble makers killing each other...in most cases, if you will be killed it will be by someone you know..

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Kieran is a very likable guy, but he uses too many opportunities to go with the anti gun sentiment. Most of us would never even bring up the guns except we won't sit silent. Oh well, at least it isn't that other guy with the brain worm from Australia, he couldn't let go...
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