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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 20,321
Posted By Veteran Noob
I was trying to picture how I'd react if one of...

I was trying to picture how I'd react if one of my friends came up to me and said, "This guy that I thought was a good friend went out and bought the same kind of bike as me! Do you believe that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 34,187
Views: 8,385,844
Posted By Veteran Noob
High in alcohol? Please tell me you're not...

High in alcohol? Please tell me you're not talking about Guinness Draught.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,072
Posted By Veteran Noob
I never leave the helmet on the bike unless I'm...

I never leave the helmet on the bike unless I'm with 15 feet and looking right at it. I got into the habit in high school. My particular circle friends specialized in practical jokes and nothing was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 9,463
Views: 1,907,723
Posted By Veteran Noob
How do you move a county from one state to...

How do you move a county from one state to another?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 418,528
Posted By Veteran Noob
On the last stretch of road before turning into...

On the last stretch of road before turning into work this morning (I was in the cage) I was behind a Fiat that was following a motorcycle. F-350 in the next lane (driven by a guy in my office), with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,798
Posted By Veteran Noob
Well...okay, since you think I should use the MC...

Well...okay, since you think I should use the MC area, I will; but I AM NOT WEARING MY BADGE ON THE LEFT!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,798
Posted By Veteran Noob
I was going to post this in "Stupid things people...

I was going to post this in "Stupid things people say to you ..." but after reading the above, I decided here was best.

New guy at work has a habit of pointing out anything he thinks people are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 34,187
Views: 8,385,844
Posted By Veteran Noob
Nah, it's easy. The problem is every time you...

Nah, it's easy. The problem is every time you make something idiot proof, they build a better idiot.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 9,463
Views: 1,907,723
Posted By Veteran Noob
was she okay with you taking off her helmet?...

was she okay with you taking off her helmet? Wait....is helmet a euphemism for something else?
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 174
Posted By Veteran Noob
Thoughts

Okay, the 13 yr old has gone through a growth spurt and, in addition to passing me up, has outgrown the 110 crf he presently rides. I've been looking for a used trail bike to replace it (quick aside;...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9,463
Views: 1,907,723
Posted By Veteran Noob
First off, I'm a carpet baggin yank and, based on...

First off, I'm a carpet baggin yank and, based on observation, do not believe my arctic bound brethren, as a whole, are particularly skilled at driving in the low friction conditions offered up by...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 34,187
Views: 8,385,844
Posted By Veteran Noob
Okay, I'll ask; where you live or reputation?

Okay, I'll ask; where you live or reputation?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 34,187
Views: 8,385,844
Posted By Veteran Noob
Too easy, I'm not going to say it. Probably get...

Too easy, I'm not going to say it. Probably get banned anyway.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 12,611
Posted By Veteran Noob
Hypocrisy is not ironic.

Hypocrisy is not ironic.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 34,187
Views: 8,385,844
Posted By Veteran Noob
Fixt

Fixt
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,450
Posted By Veteran Noob
I don't know why but 4 or 5 years ago (after 25...

I don't know why but 4 or 5 years ago (after 25 years of riding) I developed an overwhelming fear of hitting a deer. I understand the risk, and have always understood the risk but I now have this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 9,463
Views: 1,907,723
Posted By Veteran Noob
Imagine your horror had she been using a fork!

Imagine your horror had she been using a fork!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-06-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,712
Posted By Veteran Noob
I've done that numerous times. Snappers are...

I've done that numerous times. Snappers are ungrateful bastards!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 34,187
Views: 8,385,844
Posted By Veteran Noob
Was it Sabine Schmitz?

Was it Sabine Schmitz?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 34,187
Views: 8,385,844
Posted By Veteran Noob
Why would you care?

Why would you care?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 34,187
Views: 8,385,844
Posted By Veteran Noob
I could, in my youth. Now, it takes me all night...

I could, in my youth. Now, it takes me all night to do what I used to do all night.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,432
Posted By Veteran Noob
They're reporting percentage of a given make with...

They're reporting percentage of a given make with issues, not number of issues, so market share doesn't factor in these numbers. That said, I don't really see much significance in these data anyway....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9,463
Views: 1,907,723
Posted By Veteran Noob
I would've let it go but you highlighted it....

I would've let it go but you highlighted it. That's asking for it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9,463
Views: 1,907,723
Posted By Veteran Noob
to, too, two. They're not interchangeable.

to, too, two. They're not interchangeable.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 10,332
Posted By Veteran Noob
That's a bit of an overstatement. I'll preface...

That's a bit of an overstatement. I'll preface this by saying I'm an ABS fan (although none of my bikes presently have it and in the interest of full disclosure I haven't been on a bike that had it)....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 27,687
Posted By Veteran Noob
fixt

fixt
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,820
Posted By Veteran Noob
Most of my close calls were due to youth,...

Most of my close calls were due to youth, stupidity and no sense of mortality, i.e. I put my self in the situation.

Only two recent incidents come to mind (and one of them was my fault).
A...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,439
Posted By Veteran Noob
But that's what you said.

But that's what you said.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,439
Posted By Veteran Noob
Why were you fighting the owner?

Why were you fighting the owner?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 418,528
Posted By Veteran Noob
My grandfather used to murder my dad, in cold...

My grandfather used to murder my dad, in cold blood, every night and dance about his grave singing hallelujah. He also lived in a box in the middle of the road and every morning had to clean the road...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,341
Posted By Veteran Noob
No

No
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,341
Posted By Veteran Noob
I would be much more comfortable drawing...

I would be much more comfortable drawing conclusions from data showing number of accidents per miles driven for each age group rather than just accidents per number of drivers.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,341
Posted By Veteran Noob
Couldn't disagree more. I don't think the system...

Couldn't disagree more. I don't think the system works for any drivers. Driving (and riding) is a right in this country, not a privilege. We make it easy to get a license and we're loathe to take it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-17-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9,463
Views: 1,907,723
Posted By Veteran Noob
wreaked and havoc

wreaked and havoc
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 34,187
Views: 8,385,844
Posted By Veteran Noob
Uh, who doesn't?

Uh, who doesn't?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2013, 06:44 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 19,028
Posted By Veteran Noob
I see no irony here.

I see no irony here.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 8,961
Posted By Veteran Noob
Depends, do fill your tires with Nitrogen?

Depends, do fill your tires with Nitrogen?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 418,528
Posted By Veteran Noob
I've had three different guys at work (each < 30)...

I've had three different guys at work (each < 30) make a comment about driving a tons of manual trannys. We'll go out to lunch and I'll offer to let them drive my car. It's funny to see how flummoxed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 22,393
Posted By Veteran Noob
I'm curious how they arrived at that figure. I...

I'm curious how they arrived at that figure. I can't, with absolute certainty say there aren't any, but I'm not aware of an board data acquisition system that can measure lateral acceleration on a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,573
Views: 346,966
Posted By Veteran Noob
Bikes now incorporating old PWC self circling...

Bikes now incorporating old PWC self circling capacity.
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