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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,917
Posted By Conedodger
No mirrors on your bike?

No mirrors on your bike?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 37,683
Views: 9,940,020
Posted By Conedodger
Nothing! You are out riding and enjoying a great...

Nothing! You are out riding and enjoying a great road on a beautiful day. I'm up north sitting at my computer wishing I were you. :nod
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 921,910
Posted By Conedodger
It may have been covered... ...the best...

It may have been covered...

...the best piece of equipment for me has been a Pin Lock shield and clear insert. No more going blind when I stop at traffic lights or riding with the shield open,...
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 849
Posted By Conedodger
Maybe filling the feet and lower tubes with sand...

Maybe filling the feet and lower tubes with sand to weight it would allow for a smaller footprint.
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 936
Posted By Conedodger
Do you have forced air heat with floor registers?...

Do you have forced air heat with floor registers? I put boots, gloves, helmet, over the registers and run the fan and things dry out quickly.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3,720
Views: 557,624
Posted By Conedodger
Same here. If on an expressway, I give the...

Same here. If on an expressway, I give the "rabbit" about 1/4 mile.
Forum: Racing 04-17-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,560
Posted By Conedodger
Happened at Indy last year too. We didn't have...

Happened at Indy last year too. We didn't have any volunteers walk off the job, but they didn't have enough volunteers from the beginning. (No shows?) The bigger problem was the lack of enthusiasm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3,720
Views: 557,624
Posted By Conedodger
I think a lot of drivers aren't paying attention...

I think a lot of drivers aren't paying attention to their speed and don't realize how slow they are going until they get passed. Then they resume the speed they thought they were gong.

I've also...
Forum: The Garage 04-15-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,270
Posted By Conedodger
Another option is to plumb in a storage tank...

Another option is to plumb in a storage tank between your pancake compressor and the impact wrench.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,208
Posted By Conedodger
That is my plan. It'll make my wife happy too!...

That is my plan. It'll make my wife happy too! By spending time wrenching in the garage, or riding, I won't be bugging her so much! :rofl
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,830
Posted By Conedodger
Another Vista Cruise fan here. I also use a...

Another Vista Cruise fan here. I also use a Throttle Rocker.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 37,683
Views: 9,940,020
Posted By Conedodger
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,208
Posted By Conedodger
-$3000 for a new 1985 Nighthawk S +$2100 paid...

-$3000 for a new 1985 Nighthawk S
+$2100 paid out by insurance when it got totaled
-$300 to buy it back
-$1600 to buy another one
-$300 to buy #3
+$1900 when I sold #2
+$1700 when I sold the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,052
Posted By Conedodger
I'm at 30K on the original chain and sprockets on...

I'm at 30K on the original chain and sprockets on my VFR. Spray it with Dupont chain Saver every 500 miles or after a rain ride. Still looks good.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,419
Posted By Conedodger
Agreed! While not a touchscreen, my wife's Acura...

Agreed! While not a touchscreen, my wife's Acura TSX has an "automatic" heating and cooling system. If I need to over ride it, (frequently), I need to look down and spend a few seconds figuring out...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-30-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,423
Posted By Conedodger
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8471/8131576804_663...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8471/8131576804_6631137142_c.jpg
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 52,916
Posted By Conedodger
When a new Snell rating comes out I try to pick...

When a new Snell rating comes out I try to pick up a discounted previous generation with a build date within the last two years. I use it on the bike until the next Snell rating comes out. It then...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,557
Posted By Conedodger
A high school or community college parking lot on...

A high school or community college parking lot on a Sunday morning would be a good choice. There are probably liability issues, especially if she doesn't have a permit. I could see the property...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 718
Posted By Conedodger
Very happy with my Tourmaster Synergy 2.0 jacket...

Very happy with my Tourmaster Synergy 2.0 jacket liner. Helps that I got a screaming deal last summer. $155 and it included the controller.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,377
Posted By Conedodger
Use mine constantly on my mutli-lane commutes to...

Use mine constantly on my mutli-lane commutes to work. Couldn't live without it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,591
Posted By Conedodger
Doh!

Doh!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,591
Posted By Conedodger
Pretty much how I've done it for years. I mix in...

Pretty much how I've done it for years. I mix in some engine breaking as well. All the vehicles that I have broken in like this will go 5K miles without having to add any oil.
Forum: The Garage 03-16-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,011
Posted By Conedodger
Mix it 50/50 with good gas and run it through the...

Mix it 50/50 with good gas and run it through the lawn mower?

Fill a pump sprayer and use it to kill weeds? :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,130
Posted By Conedodger
Buddy of mine bought a '68 Hemi Charger back in...

Buddy of mine bought a '68 Hemi Charger back in 1972 for about $2000. He sold it a couple of years ago and used the cash to buy a Viper GTS.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,130
Posted By Conedodger
Just because I got a great price on something, I...

Just because I got a great price on something, I can't sell it at fair market value when I'm done with it? :dunno
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,146
Posted By Conedodger
Aluma makes a quality product. I went with a...

Aluma makes a quality product. I went with a flat bed utility trailer with a ride on gate.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,108
Posted By Conedodger
I've had one in over 100K miles. It started...

I've had one in over 100K miles. It started going soft a couple of miles from home and I made it before it was un-rideable.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-09-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,940
Posted By Conedodger
Fixed to reveal my reality. :cry

Fixed to reveal my reality. :cry
Forum: The Garage 03-09-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,420
Posted By Conedodger
I can attest to that. I pre-arranged to buy a...

I can attest to that. I pre-arranged to buy a bike out of state, pending a successful road test. Got there and found the battery was stone dead and had to buy a battery to road test it. Put the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 341
Views: 21,415
Posted By Conedodger
I've been riding on the streets since 1985. ...

I've been riding on the streets since 1985. Always with the OEM exhaust. Only had 1 accident, where I was hit from behind while stopped at a yield sign. (Don't think straight pipes would have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 42
Poll: Mmod
Views: 1,898
Posted By Conedodger
I still play with cars, so I only have...

I still play with cars, so I only have room/budget for one motorcycle. If I didn't have the sports car, I would probably have two motorcycles. Been riding for 30 years, but have been a car nut...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,249
Posted By Conedodger
I don't mind a little eye candy, but it will not...

I don't mind a little eye candy, but it will not make a difference in what motorcycle I'll buy. In fact, if I'm at a show, I'm there to see the motorcycles and would be a little miffed at the crowd...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 21,415
Posted By Conedodger
I agree 100%! I don't mind a mellow rumble...

I agree 100%!

I don't mind a mellow rumble from a V8, but when I'm sitting on my deck entertaining friends and enjoying a nice summer evening, I don't need to hear a car, bike, what-have-you miles...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 537
Posted By Conedodger
I'm happy with my Olympia jacket and pants:...

I'm happy with my Olympia jacket and pants: http://olympiamotosports.com/
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,157
Posted By Conedodger
I use something similar paired with my Garmin...

I use something similar paired with my Garmin Zumo 550: (Bonus-you can use any ear bud with it.)

http://img5a.flixcart.com/image/headset/f/b/v/sony-sbh20-400x400-imadkpuazzffhnyf.jpeg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,800
Posted By Conedodger
Anyone who puts in more miles on two wheels than...

Anyone who puts in more miles on two wheels than on 4 wheels in a typical year.
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,958
Posted By Conedodger
Glad my Civic doesn't have a chime. 1 screw, a...

Glad my Civic doesn't have a chime. 1 screw, a piece of black tape and 5 minutes was all it took to fix the light.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,933
Posted By Conedodger
It is available for rent on Amazon. Looking...

It is available for rent on Amazon. Looking forward to checking it out this week.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,250
Posted By Conedodger
When the new Snell ratings come out I try and...

When the new Snell ratings come out I try and pick up a discounted helmet with the previous rating. 5 years down the road when the next Snell rating comes out, I retire it to autocross duty and buy...
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 348,428
Posted By Conedodger
Miss my ST1100 some times. I let it go for an...

Miss my ST1100 some times. I let it go for an affair with a VFR800. I'll have another ST someday.

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8509/8430316103_8e0ca2b32b_c.jpg
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