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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-03-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 33,518
Posted By UnsureFooting
Might go to bike night in Fort Worth.

Might go to bike night in Fort Worth.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-03-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 33,518
Posted By UnsureFooting
Thinking about it.

Thinking about it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-30-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 838,861
Posted By UnsureFooting
I had to replace my flywheel after the magnets...

I had to replace my flywheel after the magnets all came loose. A cheap way to monitor the output would have alerted me earlier to the problem.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-28-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5,226
Views: 227,606
Posted By UnsureFooting
So, I'm kind of locked into the cycle gear...

So, I'm kind of locked into the cycle gear purchase, it looks like. I found a bell I like, and an arai i like, so I'm gonna go see if they have those tomorrow.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-28-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5,226
Views: 227,606
Posted By UnsureFooting
I haven't tried a bell yet. I bought the gt air...

I haven't tried a bell yet. I bought the gt air from cycle gear, so i CAN return it, I just am not sure yet what for.

The lid I'm wearing now is a seven zero seven, which is a cg house brand. It's...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-28-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 5,226
Views: 227,606
Posted By UnsureFooting
It was more the top of my head that felt wrong.

It was more the top of my head that felt wrong.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-28-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5,226
Views: 227,606
Posted By UnsureFooting
I just picked up a Shoei GT Air. Wore it around...

I just picked up a Shoei GT Air. Wore it around the house for 20 minutes, got a headache.

Guess my head is fatter than I thought. XL it is!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 118,730
Posted By UnsureFooting
Yes, but you have to counterbalance the...

Yes, but you have to counterbalance the countershaft, or you'll just be counteracting the counterintuitive benefits of putting car tires on a bike.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-20-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8,386
Views: 8,181,661
Posted By UnsureFooting
Right? Lol

Right? Lol
Forum: Equipment 03-20-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 1,170,399
Posted By UnsureFooting
+1

+1
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 8,386
Views: 8,181,661
Posted By UnsureFooting
That happened with me as well. Partially because...

That happened with me as well. Partially because my wife has very long legs, and the passenger pegs didn't give her much leverage to brace herself.

Mostly, I have to get on her about not falling...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 118,730
Posted By UnsureFooting
No, it's a pretty definitive answer. Physics is...

No, it's a pretty definitive answer. Physics is just descriptions of what happens, man. Out-tracking is just a description of what happens. Honestly, a more all encompassing description, too....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 37,682
Views: 9,940,020
Posted By UnsureFooting
When I first started riding with an eye on riding...

When I first started riding with an eye on riding well, I bought a book about motorcycle design theory. It was VERY informative.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 37,682
Views: 9,940,020
Posted By UnsureFooting
Sounds right to me. Despite common knowledge,...

Sounds right to me. Despite common knowledge, motorcycles don't "turn by leaning", they "lean when turning". The leaning part, really, just keeps you the bike from falling to the outside on every...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-15-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 1,304,852
Posted By UnsureFooting
No, it has to be 450lbs WITH ME AND ALL MY...

No, it has to be 450lbs WITH ME AND ALL MY LUGGAGE.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 37,682
Views: 9,940,020
Posted By UnsureFooting
From the left.

From the left.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3,720
Views: 557,624
Posted By UnsureFooting
For the first time I can remember, I saw someone...

For the first time I can remember, I saw someone put on their right turn signal, then move into the left turn lane (center lane) and turn left.

Central Arkansas, so.... I guess not unexpected?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 37,682
Views: 9,940,020
Posted By UnsureFooting
Well, if you extend your thumb and first finger...

Well, if you extend your thumb and first finger on both hands, your left is the one that looks like an L.
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5,357
Views: 1,084,622
Posted By UnsureFooting
Yes. IF you're normal sized. I'm 6 ft 2, and my...

Yes. IF you're normal sized. I'm 6 ft 2, and my wife is 5 ft 9. Only one of us fits on a sportster at a time.


Which is why I need another sportster. I like riding solo!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-12-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8,386
Views: 8,181,661
Posted By UnsureFooting
For a few years they've had a rear cylinder cut...

For a few years they've had a rear cylinder cut out on some of the big bikes, and they recently started making an engine with water cooling. They're not fully jacketed cylinders, mostly just the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-12-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 8,386
Views: 8,181,661
Posted By UnsureFooting
No, it won't. Keep up the 30 year old jokes...

No, it won't. Keep up the 30 year old jokes though. They make you sound out of date AND unintelligent.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 37,682
Views: 9,940,020
Posted By UnsureFooting
The term was manufactured by people trying to...

The term was manufactured by people trying to teach other people with ZERO experience with even a bicycle how to ride motorcycles. Countersteer is in reference to a steering wheel on a car, not some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10,299
Views: 2,204,087
Posted By UnsureFooting
Or maybe thorazine?

Or maybe thorazine?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 37,682
Views: 9,940,020
Posted By UnsureFooting
Yeah, they do. As long as you ride faster than...

Yeah, they do. As long as you ride faster than me, anyway, lol.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-11-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8,386
Views: 8,181,661
Posted By UnsureFooting
That is a murdered-out street glide.

That is a murdered-out street glide.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 37,682
Views: 9,940,020
Posted By UnsureFooting
Even if you steer with your ass and legs, with...

Even if you steer with your ass and legs, with positively zero input to the bars, you are acting on the bike in the same direction as countersteering.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 37,682
Views: 9,940,020
Posted By UnsureFooting
A long post to explain that you don't understand...

A long post to explain that you don't understand how motorcycles work. Cool.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-11-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5,226
Views: 227,606
Posted By UnsureFooting
Well, it's 24 miles from my crib, but I'm at my...

Well, it's 24 miles from my crib, but I'm at my sister's house 910 miles away, so we are in similar boats, lol.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 37,682
Views: 9,940,020
Posted By UnsureFooting
:fpalm

:fpalm
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-09-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 838,861
Posted By UnsureFooting
From my experience, which is one zero speed drop...

From my experience, which is one zero speed drop on each side, the crash bars worked perfectly.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-04-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3,720
Views: 557,624
Posted By UnsureFooting
I used to have a buddy with an ex-cop crown...

I used to have a buddy with an ex-cop crown Vic.... Still had the searchlights. :evil
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-03-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5,226
Views: 227,606
Posted By UnsureFooting
Might get icy tomorrow afternoon.

Might get icy tomorrow afternoon.
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5,357
Views: 1,084,622
Posted By UnsureFooting
My bad. Yes, separate oils. However, I...

My bad. Yes, separate oils.

However, I still think it's unit construction. Its not like the big twins where you have separate pieces.
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5,357
Views: 1,084,622
Posted By UnsureFooting
I think the primary oil is the engine oil, due to...

I think the primary oil is the engine oil, due to being a unit construction motor.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-28-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 838,861
Posted By UnsureFooting
Yes! Good point!

Yes! Good point!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-28-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 838,861
Posted By UnsureFooting
I have an 06 DL1000 with the OEM center stand. My...

I have an 06 DL1000 with the OEM center stand. My peg scrapes first.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-28-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4,316
Views: 838,861
Posted By UnsureFooting
I actually stand on the lever that puts the...

I actually stand on the lever that puts the center stand down (as opposed to just pushing on it with my foot). I stand on that lever, pull back on the left handlebar just a little, but mostly up on...
Forum: The Garage 02-25-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6,533
Views: 2,922,784
Posted By UnsureFooting
If you use a stripper it will. No, not...

If you use a stripper it will.

No, not Stormy working a rotary floor scrubber.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 8,010
Views: 1,304,852
Posted By UnsureFooting
Nah. It's an oblong rotary.

Nah. It's an oblong rotary.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 37,682
Views: 9,940,020
Posted By UnsureFooting
I switched to a full face when I narrowly missed...

I switched to a full face when I narrowly missed taking a chunk of semi tire tread to the face.
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