Even when you put it in track mode with TCS off, it's still running about 30% traction control. If you hold the TCS button down for 5 seconds (or something something) then the TCS is fully disengaged and you are free to throw the tail out 'murica fuck yeah! » 9/05/14 4:38pm 9/05/14 4:38pm

Knew a girl when I lived in the south who would slap you for taking the lord's name in vain. Because physical violence is ok to stop me from saying "gahdammit" when I stub my toe. I also got reprimanded for profanity when I worked for Sam's Club because I wrote "I had a brain fart— this is the correct item… » 9/05/14 4:28pm 9/05/14 4:28pm

As I mount my expensive carbon Trek in all of my lycra grandeur to ride a measly 18 miles to the office, someone in Cuba is probably doing more miles than me on a 50 year old bike, cobbled together from bits & bobs, because he has to. To survive. While smoking a big fat cigar. » 9/04/14 8:45am 9/04/14 8:45am

It's what a distillery would call "new make". Virgin distillate, before it has been watered down to a lame 40%. It makes your mouth feel numb and your stomach gets REAL warm. It's basically an unregulated (read: illegal) version of Everclear. » 8/28/14 3:40pm 8/28/14 3:40pm

In basic training my entire platoon had a head cold until we did the gas chamber. After maybe 10 minutes of severe discomfort (and snot flying out of your nose in ribbons), no more head colds had we. Now a civilian cubicle monkey, I sometimes wish I could gas my office when "there is something going around." … » 8/28/14 2:04pm 8/28/14 2:04pm