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Forum: MV Agusta   06-22-2010, 12:45 AM
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Posted By ApparitionAGO
2006 MV Agusta F4 AGO For Sale in Canada

For sale. The only F4 AGO in Canada, and I believe one of only 2 F4 1000 cc machines in the country. 100% legal, registered, licensed, and insurable comes with complete documentation and RIV...
Forum: Classifieds   07-02-2009, 01:42 AM
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Views: 420
Posted By ApparitionAGO
2006 GSX-R 750 Track Bike For Sale

Year: 2006 Kilometers: 2500 Colour: Black Engine Displacement (cc): 750
Address: Calgary, AB

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Forum: Street & Track   01-17-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,067
Posted By ApparitionAGO
Fun fact: the new Boeing 787, is made almost...

Fun fact: the new Boeing 787, is made almost entirely out of carbon for the fuselage and wings. The wings are sufficiently flexy that they can bend up and meet in the middle (above the fuselage,...
Forum: Street & Track   12-07-2008, 09:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,726
Posted By ApparitionAGO
Hrm. Irony. The Canadian GP is dead (no more),...

Hrm. Irony. The Canadian GP is dead (no more), because Ecclestone wants so damn much money from the host city to bring it there.
Forum: Street & Track   11-13-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By ApparitionAGO
Tough to take a shot since the pic is from Kenya...

Tough to take a shot since the pic is from Kenya and he is "test riding" one of the bikes that he donated to a charity medical services group. (Saw that on "The Long Way Down." Hasn't also committed...
Forum: Street & Track   10-31-2008, 12:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,608
Posted By ApparitionAGO
I have heard some *really* bad feedback about Hed...

I have heard some *really* bad feedback about Hed wheels. They also tend to be much heavier than claimed. So they are somewhat aero, but heavy. You might want to look at some American Classic or Zipp...
Forum: Street & Track   10-27-2008, 11:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,608
Posted By ApparitionAGO
Actually, I think some one with decent fitness...

Actually, I think some one with decent fitness can do it with a lot less prep than that. I am a basically fit rider (maybe a bit more) and I managed a 8 hour 230 km (13,000 ft of climbing) ride this...
Forum: Street & Track   09-25-2008, 03:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,067
Posted By ApparitionAGO
Well that and the bodywork would get scratched...

Well that and the bodywork would get scratched the first time you rode it by boots, leathers, etc. And the fork doesn't look like it has enough travel to be useful... And there is nothing to grip...
Forum: Street & Track   09-03-2008, 10:45 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,519
Posted By ApparitionAGO
Time to take a bite of a reality sandwich Larry....

Time to take a bite of a reality sandwich Larry. WTF was that after Laguna Seca? What was that little hissy fit? What reason for 2 crashes while leading by 3+ seconds? Well, he doesn't seem capable...
Forum: Street & Track   08-27-2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 14,545
Posted By ApparitionAGO
Doesn't it fubar the suspension balance and...

Doesn't it fubar the suspension balance and handling if you whack 300 lbs off the bike? :woot:

j/k I will take 1 of #2 please
Forum: Street & Track   08-19-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,965
Posted By ApparitionAGO
As in to retrieve data from a failed hard drive?...

As in to retrieve data from a failed hard drive? I don't know off the top of my head other than to say it is unlikely to be worth it... the services cost thousands or more per drive. It is...
Forum: Street & Track   08-19-2008, 12:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,965
Posted By ApparitionAGO
yep. try mozy.com (i work for the parent company...

yep. try mozy.com (i work for the parent company in the spirit of disclosure). there are lots of competitive offerings too. $5/month for unlimited off site over the wire backup? that is a good deal.
Forum: Street & Track   08-07-2008, 10:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,351
Posted By ApparitionAGO
So fill us in. For those of us who were born...

So fill us in. For those of us who were born after WII and the inception of this technology... WTF is inside the tubes between the crank case and the heads? The 4 distinct shiny tubes? Pushrods for...
Forum: Street & Track   07-23-2008, 12:39 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,753
Posted By ApparitionAGO
Argh. Seriously? Think about that. Rossi has...

Argh. Seriously? Think about that. Rossi has consistently demonstrated excellent sportsmanship, a fantastic attitude (even when losing), always compliments the victor, always shakes the hands of the...
Forum: Street & Track   07-21-2008, 12:21 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,198
Posted By ApparitionAGO
The other thing I noticed is that Rossi was...

The other thing I noticed is that Rossi was actually using the throttle as something other than a light switch. Casey had it either on or off (and typically on much sooner than Rossi... even when he...
Forum: Street & Track   07-13-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,468
Posted By ApparitionAGO
I just got the standard Gen III tubular. I really...

I just got the standard Gen III tubular. I really like tubulars, and have had good success with them, and I don't mind half an hour of gluing (although stripping the glue off is one of the worst jobs...
Forum: Street & Track   07-13-2008, 01:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,468
Posted By ApparitionAGO
Looking at the last photo, spring on far left,...

Looking at the last photo, spring on far left, and front left spring, it looks like the carbon/resin is wrapped around some other sort of material. Carbon nanotubes/resin? Hrm.... Anyway, they don't...
Forum: Street & Track   06-30-2008, 05:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,468
Posted By ApparitionAGO
Let me offer evidence rather than an opinion:...

Let me offer evidence rather than an opinion: most high end bicycle frames are made out of carbon fiber these days. Good ones are very specifically engineered and tuned through both experience AND...
Forum: Street & Track   05-23-2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,277
Posted By ApparitionAGO
I suggest you not say that in the Chicoutimi...

I suggest you not say that in the Chicoutimi region, or Montreal for that matter. French Canadians make up a significant portion of the Canadians serving in Afghanistan, and a significant # of the...
Forum: Street & Track   05-23-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,277
Posted By ApparitionAGO
Once again, latino != multicultural. So we don't...

Once again, latino != multicultural. So we don't employ illigeal immigrants in low paying jobs, that doesn't make Canada less multicultural. For pete's sake, we are officially bilingual, 20% of the...
Forum: Street & Track   05-23-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,277
Posted By ApparitionAGO
Go right ahead. There is a strong positive...

Go right ahead. There is a strong positive correlation between immigration (illegal or otherwise) and economic growth.

Yet another area Canada will beat the US this year.

Seriously, have the...
Forum: Street & Track   05-22-2008, 11:12 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,277
Posted By ApparitionAGO
Some of us perceive it as the American nightmare....

Some of us perceive it as the American nightmare. Don't worry, I would defend to the death your right to call it whatever you want though. :woot:

More freedoms: Canada. We don't do warrantless...
Forum: Street & Track   05-22-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,277
Posted By ApparitionAGO
Oddly, I completely support the 2nd ammendment....

Oddly, I completely support the 2nd ammendment. Inasumuch as that even makes sense or is relevant for a non-American.

Ironically, you are also one of the most heavily surveiled societies in the...
Forum: Street & Track   05-21-2008, 03:09 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,277
Posted By ApparitionAGO
If I was American I would have shot him. Because...

If I was American I would have shot him. Because you all in your infinite wisdom, have the "right to bear arms". Somebody tries to kill you, as he did to me, and you have the right to defend...
Forum: Street & Track   05-18-2008, 12:15 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,277
Posted By ApparitionAGO
All you need to ask yourself is: is it acceptable...

All you need to ask yourself is: is it acceptable to kill someone to make a point? That is all it boils down to. Who is in the right or wrong legally, who should and shouldn't be riding or driving in...
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