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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 40,458
Posted By Daddyo
I gotta get some car tires. Anything that...

I gotta get some car tires.
Anything that tweaks the nanny state bunch this much can't be all bad.


DO, over and out.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 40,458
Posted By Daddyo
Hoppylong you got all butt hurt over my last...

Hoppylong you got all butt hurt over my last post. Then you go and do it again on this one.

Looks like I have a stalker, who hates car tires.

Reread hoppy, it's not difficult. You can impart...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 40,458
Posted By Daddyo
Uhhh, it's easy, I ride every day, I visit the...

Uhhh, it's easy, I ride every day, I visit the interwebs maybe on average once a week or two.

Maybe my comments hit a little close to the nose for a cat like you who has 15 thousand posts on a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 40,458
Posted By Daddyo
I really like the new Viper on the back of my...

I really like the new Viper on the back of my Vrod, it turns a LOT quicker (for a Vrod: )) compared to the rear tires I've used before.

But now I'm thinking I should mount a car tire just to piss...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 40,458
Posted By Daddyo
OK I'm swimming upstream here and I'm aware of it...

OK I'm swimming upstream here and I'm aware of it but I have to ask this:

Why does anyone care what tire another person puts on their ride? Or what color they paint their house, the mattress they...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,465
Posted By Daddyo
I'll add that some of the varying features you'll...

I'll add that some of the varying features you'll be interested in might be:

Fresh water storage capacity, grey/black water storage capacity, insulation or lack of, storage space, generator or no...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,465
Posted By Daddyo
Like most things RV's are a learning curve. I've...

Like most things RV's are a learning curve. I've lived many years in various RV's over my (traveling) working life.

There are two distinct classes tho, the ones made for a few weekend camping...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 40,458
Posted By Daddyo
Yea I probably am : ) DO

Yea I probably am : )

DO
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 40,458
Posted By Daddyo
So maybe you should point out the irony for me. ...

So maybe you should point out the irony for me.

I've been riding since I was 11 years old and I've never felt the need or desire to tell anyone what to ride or what tires to use.

Ride what...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 40,458
Posted By Daddyo
Good grief. Some people have replaced "riding" a...

Good grief. Some people have replaced "riding" a motorcycle with sitting inside, in a chair, "posting about riding a motorcycle".

Turn off the computer, there's a button, and go ride. It's more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 25,884
Posted By Daddyo
I understand your skeptisism, that's just normal....

I understand your skeptisism, that's just normal.

I do indeed have a 100 year anniversary sticker on my (orange with yellow flames) tank (air box cover). It's titled as an '04, but it was made in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 25,884
Posted By Daddyo
You don't know the half of it. It's so impressive...

You don't know the half of it. It's so impressive that I'm impressed.

Some day I'll regale you with my Vrod trials riding. Unimaginable to most. Completely incredible. Actually defies physics....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 25,884
Posted By Daddyo
I too made some sport bike riders blink today. ...

I too made some sport bike riders blink today.

I decided to leave the Vrod resting happily and take out the Old Girl. A 1980 (Harley-Davidson) 80" shovelhead motor in '79 cases, '69 4 speed trans,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 252,456
Posted By Daddyo
Well personally, if I like my motorcycle I really...

Well personally, if I like my motorcycle I really don't care if they travel in "huge hoards" so I don't quite get how that's a "nicer thing". To me it would mean more cheap used parts available but...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 252,456
Posted By Daddyo
Well my ride has a lot of home made stuff on it,...

Well my ride has a lot of home made stuff on it, but we fabricate for a living.
I just don't see the large amount of stuff you can bolt on a large ADV type ride available for a ST ride.
A Sport...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 252,456
Posted By Daddyo
That.............. or advertising dollars?? I...

That.............. or advertising dollars??
I don't profess to know what lies behind the printed reviews. I guess we have to read with a cynical mind. The interwebs have moderated the "advertisers"...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 252,456
Posted By Daddyo
If you read Cycle World/Motor Cyclist/etc, their...

If you read Cycle World/Motor Cyclist/etc, their road tests claim the better ADV rides handle almost as good on hyway as the sport tourers (and maybe the sport bikes in some cases) and are...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 252,456
Posted By Daddyo
I've lived on a popular stretch of Rt 66 for many...

I've lived on a popular stretch of Rt 66 for many years, we see several hundreds of moto's go by every day in warm weather.
I realize it's not a legit statistical sample but it is my observation of...
Forum: Road warriors 03-24-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2,093
Views: 301,595
Posted By Daddyo
My buddy has a Vision and I've ridden it some,...

My buddy has a Vision and I've ridden it some, it's a very "civilized" motorcycle loaded with a lot of creature comforts. I would prefere more power, and he's looking to add some.
The seats are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,225
Posted By Daddyo
I've met people who only will ride with their...

I've met people who only will ride with their "buddies", that's one take. For them it's a social event.
If you ride alone you can go when you want, stop when you want, wherever you want and for how...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-29-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 438,917
Posted By Daddyo
Haha. You know my name and my physical address...

Haha.
You know my name and my physical address but you still need a "filled in profile"?
You're just another internet phoney.
You really think you can talk to a man like a punk (behind your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 438,917
Posted By Daddyo
I had to go look at pictures, but both seem...

I had to go look at pictures, but both seem fairly normal looking to me. Certainly nothing to induce suicide I'd think.

DO
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 438,917
Posted By Daddyo
No not really. I am willing to send you my...

No not really.
I am willing to send you my address. We'll see if you're so badass in person.
Certainly don't have the thousands of posts on forums you have, but I'm pretty busy in real life....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 438,917
Posted By Daddyo
1st, it wasn't lengthly. 2nd, I never...

1st, it wasn't lengthly.

2nd, I never expressed my opinion of the glorious Victory Vision. I will now tho. They are a bit wierd to me, but beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I certainly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 438,917
Posted By Daddyo
Are you really this stupid? Try this: Post...

Are you really this stupid?

Try this: Post a picture of your wife chic/girlfriend/whatever on the interwebs.
I'm sure you find her beautifull.
Ask for reviews.
You'll find a percentage that...
Forum: Americas 02-27-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 26,237
Views: 2,171,400
Posted By Daddyo
I know a guy who unfortunatly got thrown in jail...

I know a guy who unfortunatly got thrown in jail in mexico.
After 30+ days he ran out of money and they cut him loose.
He said if he'd known, he'd of run out of money a lot sooner.

DO
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2012, 12:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,474
Posted By Daddyo
I've happily worn Danners for a long time, it's...

I've happily worn Danners for a long time, it's mo better to buy the made in the USA models.

DO
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 438,917
Posted By Daddyo
Not to get off track of people crouched at a...

Not to get off track of people crouched at a computer in mom's basement, laying out their personal strategy to run a semi large American corp with no prior experience, but.......... my buddy has a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 438,917
Posted By Daddyo
No I don't agree with that. I've known too...

No I don't agree with that.

I've known too many people with those and other physical hickups that rode on for years.
There used to be an old timer, he looked about 70 to me, who came to the I-70...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 438,917
Posted By Daddyo
That just doesn't work with the old geezers or...

That just doesn't work with the old geezers or the people who've broke one too many vertabrae, of the ones with a fused ankle or two bad knees.
So despite Dakez demonstration, that's just not true.....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 438,917
Posted By Daddyo
I've been saying since the (early) 80's, if you...

I've been saying since the (early) 80's, if you can't pick it up you shouldn't be riding it.

That's why they make trikes, so the elderly and infirm can still get in the wind, but not have to tip...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-11-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2,760
Views: 1,393,029
Posted By Daddyo
H-D used destroked sportster engines after the...

H-D used destroked sportster engines after the AMA bumped OHV displacement to 750, while the XR motor was still in developement.
But if you have real proof of 1000cc motors used in GN dirt bikes I'd...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 438,917
Posted By Daddyo
And you admit it??? On ADV??? Everything's...

And you admit it??? On ADV???

Everything's relative I guess, I've ridden a friends late model Ultra Classic and it seemed pretty light and easy to me, specially fior what it actually weighs. Same...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,136
Posted By Daddyo
When I was 15 I got one of those (same color), a...

When I was 15 I got one of those (same color), a hand me down from my brother who moved up to an XS-650. I rode the wheels off it, it had just over 30,000 miles when I got it. I rode it almost all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4,326
Views: 438,917
Posted By Daddyo
What is Harley doing? Well I would guess they...

What is Harley doing?
Well I would guess they are doing what most business' are doing these days, trying to maximise profitability in a harsh economic climate. That's what buisness' do.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 62,790
Posted By Daddyo
I understand that. I don't have a swupersport,...

I understand that.
I don't have a swupersport, but I can still cruise at m2, and reach m2.5 or so and that's enough supersonability for my tastes.
No one can hear me at m2. No one can see me at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2012, 10:30 PM
Replies: 986
Views: 62,790
Posted By Daddyo
Cool. I rode my bike at mach 2 yesterday. Without...

Cool. I rode my bike at mach 2 yesterday. Without an oxygen mask even.


DO, supersonic dude.
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 37,645
Posted By Daddyo
[QUOTE=achtung3;17685442]05 883 standard, fresh...

[QUOTE=achtung3;17685442]05 883 standard, fresh out of the showroom, put 13k miles on it in less than 2yrs.

QUOTE]



An '05 883? And that's the standard you judge every H-D by? Oops. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,793
Posted By Daddyo
It's a good thing to be seen. It's not a good...

It's a good thing to be seen.
It's not a good thing to blind other drivers in that quest to be seen.
It's an incredibly stupid thing to say "I don't care, as long as I'm seen/safe(r)".

Blind...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,389
Posted By Daddyo
Extrapolating "one" personal experience of...

Extrapolating "one" personal experience of "yours", and applying it onto the entire moto world, is a naive, egotistical and narrow visioned outlook on the motorcycling planet.
Kind of like a little...
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