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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,171
Posted By BikeMan
"known issues", usually means that the rant &...

"known issues", usually means that the rant & bragger that is running his mouth, really doesnt know what he's talking about.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 25,066
Posted By BikeMan
paramedics have been warned not to assist injured...

paramedics have been warned not to assist injured occupants of electric cars untill FD hooks up ground cable. due to possible electrocution.
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 01-14-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 695
Posted By BikeMan
K&N Air Filter

115k on K&N. works ok for me.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 25,066
Posted By BikeMan
no thanks. one could be electrocuted riding in...

no thanks. one could be electrocuted riding in the rain.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,086
Posted By BikeMan
sta-bil marine formula ethanol treatment.

i use regular automotive grade fuel with the highest AKI rating. and sta-bil marine formula ethanol treatment. works ok for me. the ethanol treatment actually gives me 1.5 better mpg. see...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-25-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,382
Posted By BikeMan
group of riders stopped waiting to turn left. ...

group of riders stopped waiting to turn left. one biker turns in front of on coming car. biker gets hit. biker hurt but, not killed. bike totaled. car kicks bike back into group of bikers. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-25-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,382
Posted By BikeMan
shit happens. i wait every stop sign and turn. ...

shit happens. i wait every stop sign and turn. still sometimes loose 5 bikers. i tell em, if u come up on a stop sign-cross roads, and no one is there, continue going straight.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-25-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,382
Posted By BikeMan
that doesnt sound like very much fun.

that doesnt sound like very much fun.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,382
Posted By BikeMan
yeah but, if he cant follow 10 bikes, how is he...

yeah but, if he cant follow 10 bikes, how is he suppose to ride, read a map and keep up at the same time ? u dont have to answer that, i know the answer. i would like to dismiss the lagger. but,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-21-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,382
Posted By BikeMan
laggers are a PITA. especially if they dont know...

laggers are a PITA. especially if they dont know how to get to the ride destination. we send rider back to look for them because they are lost.
Forum: The Garage 12-20-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,057
Posted By BikeMan
too heavy, wear out fast.

too heavy, wear out fast.
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,057
Posted By BikeMan
EK just as good as a DID. and about half the $$

EK just as good as a DID. and about half the $$
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 16,646
Posted By BikeMan
1. poseurs 2. squids 3. trolls 4. laggards...

1. poseurs 2. squids 3. trolls 4. laggards 5. complainers
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-01-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 25,066
Posted By BikeMan
no thanks. in case of crash, one could be...

no thanks. in case of crash, one could be electrocuted.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,133
Posted By BikeMan
i get better tire mileage using owner's manual...

i get better tire mileage using owner's manual recommendation.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,591
Posted By BikeMan
LOL.. NRA lobbyist own and shot guns. AMA...

LOL.. NRA lobbyist own and shot guns. AMA lobbyist have never even walked through a motorcycle shop.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-22-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,591
Posted By BikeMan
LOL. "loud pipes - lose rights" :huh what a...

LOL. "loud pipes - lose rights" :huh what a sell out. guard rails and steel cable lane dividers which can bodily cut bikers in half. no problem..
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,231
Posted By BikeMan
water cooled engines can run higher compression...

water cooled engines can run higher compression ratio for more power.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-20-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,561
Posted By BikeMan
you may get a couple more mpg using regular...

you may get a couple more mpg using regular automotive grade fuel with the highest AKI rating.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,167
Posted By BikeMan
either way, just say-n, sometimes you can make...

either way, just say-n, sometimes you can make heavy work for you.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,591
Posted By BikeMan
a bunch of fat-cats living high on other peeps...

a bunch of fat-cats living high on other peeps money.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,167
Posted By BikeMan
generally speaking, lighter is better. but...

generally speaking, lighter is better. but sometimes heavy is better. straight line high speed touring.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 80,654
Posted By BikeMan
1. shaft drive on the v-max. 2. four muffs on...

1. shaft drive on the v-max. 2. four muffs on the 3rd. gen. magna.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,591
Posted By BikeMan
where is the AMA when ya need em ? i doubt if...

where is the AMA when ya need em ? i doubt if they know that tar snakes are a problem.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,013
Posted By BikeMan
always related to compression ratio. without CR,...

always related to compression ratio. without CR, you wouldnt need a combustion chamber. you'll never find a stock conventional two valve head air cooled engine with more than 10.0:1 CR. that uses...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,013
Posted By BikeMan
it doesnt speed up or slow down the flame speed. ...

it doesnt speed up or slow down the flame speed. octane rating of gasoline will tell you how much the fuel has to be compressed to ignite spontaneously.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,013
Posted By BikeMan
AKI is octane

that is a myth. iow's, 87,89,91-94 octane is all same fuel. so, the flame speed is the same. the only difference is in the anti-knock-index (AKI) AKI is octane.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,013
Posted By BikeMan
ive used sta-bil marine formula ethanol treatment...

ive used sta-bil marine formula ethanol treatment continuously for the past 3yrs. - 30k mi.. works ok for me.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-02-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,241
Posted By BikeMan
Thumb athens good base. the hocking hills region -...

athens good base. the hocking hills region - hocking county is a great place to ride. few others, rim of the world, big muskie memorial, big bottom memorial,- morgan county. likewise, marietta ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-25-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,439
Posted By BikeMan
the 650 is only powerful enough to be fun for a...

the 650 is only powerful enough to be fun for a solo rider. add a passenger and or luggage and the 650 becomes flat. at speeds of 75 mph and higher, the DL.65 probably doesnt get as good mpg as...
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,121
Views: 359,956
Posted By BikeMan
trash cans for rags, one for clean rags, other...

trash cans for rags, one for clean rags, other for dirty rags.
come-a-long winch hooked to garage rafter for raising bike.
stereo
small refrigerator
gas ready heater
used sheet metal office...
Forum: The Garage 10-03-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,580
Posted By BikeMan
3/4'' plywood, covered by 1/4'' hard board then,...

3/4'' plywood, covered by 1/4'' hard board then, square type vinyl flooring. works ok for me.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-01-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,567
Posted By BikeMan
IOW's the wee is great bike for riding around in...

IOW's the wee is great bike for riding around in the back yard and or on the sidewalks. otoh, the vee loves to consume large qualities of hi-way miles. mof, just the mere cruising speed of a vee...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,474
Posted By BikeMan
i was leading a pack of clubies down secondary...

i was leading a pack of clubies down secondary county roads. it was slow going at best. (45-55mph) i waited at every stop sign and or corner for them to catch up. then at one point, i noticed...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-08-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By BikeMan
i also have v-strom. i think your talking about...

i also have v-strom. i think your talking about the owner's manual. the shop manual calls for "at least 87 R+M/2 or higher."
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-08-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By BikeMan
pure stock conventional 2 valve air cooled motors...

pure stock conventional 2 valve air cooled motors never have more than 10.0:1 C.R.. and require prem. 91-94 octane.
Forum: The Garage 09-04-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,628
Posted By BikeMan
no not really. i usually use turkey hill...

no not really. i usually use turkey hill (kroger's) - 93 octane. yes i notice less mpg w/ethanol blend. i add sta-bil marine formula ethanol treatment for same mpg as non-ethanol blend fuel.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-04-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 688
Posted By BikeMan
octane question

does 11.3:1 C.R. equal 91-94 R+M/2 octane ?
Forum: The Garage 08-26-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,621
Posted By BikeMan
PJ-1 Blue Label

PJ-1 blue label. because it wont fling off.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 33,416
Posted By BikeMan
i'm thinking about buying a HD so i wont have to...

i'm thinking about buying a HD so i wont have to ride so much. i could say, i cant ride today because my bike is in the shop". no one would disbelieve me.
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