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Forum: Racing 06-28-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 21,572
Posted By drrod1
I am not nearly as experienced a scholar at...

I am not nearly as experienced a scholar at MotoGP as you seem to be, but I would be willing to bet a beer that Rossi, in his early years, made more than one mistake (maybe even repeated one?), did...
Forum: Racing 06-27-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 21,572
Posted By drrod1
It would be interesting to hear all the rhetoric...

It would be interesting to hear all the rhetoric if the characters were reversed. Rossi has earned the adulation over a long time. Marquez needs to do the same before he is cut the same slack as...
Forum: Racing 05-29-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 14,511
Posted By drrod1
Who was booed? Pre or post race? Rod

Who was booed? Pre or post race?

Rod
Forum: Canada 05-29-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,207
Posted By drrod1
Please tell me that this is a hoax or, at the...

Please tell me that this is a hoax or, at the very least, she is being quoted out of context.

Rod
Forum: Canada 05-22-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,207
Posted By drrod1
It would be interesting to know the relationship...

It would be interesting to know the relationship between those calling for higher taxes/royalties and their source of income. ie. business owner or wage earner. Better yet, private or public sector....
Forum: Road Warriors 05-20-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 70,827
Posted By drrod1
good opportunity

http://www.cbrxx.com/bikes-for-sale/26364-anyone-looking-97-blackbird-2900-a.html

Anyone looking for a low millage BB at a steal of a price?

Rod
Forum: Canada 05-19-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,443
Posted By drrod1
Originally Posted by Ixheimer "......A day in...

Originally Posted by Ixheimer
"......A day in court, time off work. Worth the effort? Perhaps, but for me it would have to be a more serious mistake before I'd go to that much trouble........"

...
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,197
Posted By drrod1
http://www.brakemotive.com/listings/search/2012/MA...

http://www.brakemotive.com/listings/search/2012/MAZDA/CX-9/11300/

These guys have a good reputation on a lot of forums (eg. Corvette, Nismo, ).
I have used them on my M45, friends Maxima, son's...
Forum: Canada 05-18-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,443
Posted By drrod1
"......IMHO, if you're blatantly speeding, why...

"......IMHO, if you're blatantly speeding, why waste time in court, take your lumps, own up, pay up....."

And what would your solution be for those who were not "blatantly" speeding or, perish the...
Forum: Canada 05-17-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,850
Posted By drrod1
Anyone know what his insurance situation is?

Anyone know what his insurance situation is?
Forum: Canada 05-15-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,207
Posted By drrod1
Pretty good example of what happens when politics...

Pretty good example of what happens when politics enters the world of business.

http://www.albertaoilmagazine.com/2014/11/high-price-adding-value/

Rod
Forum: Canada 05-14-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,207
Posted By drrod1
There hasnt been a new refinery built in Canada...

There hasnt been a new refinery built in Canada or the US for decades for the reasons stated. If we want to continue enjoying the fruits of development of natural resources we have to come to grips...
Forum: Canada 05-14-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,207
Posted By drrod1
Problem is neither of you get it but you can vote!

Problem is neither of you get it but you can vote!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-12-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,006
Posted By drrod1
These kind of tickets/situations do nothing to...

These kind of tickets/situations do nothing to enhance the respect for, and credibility of., LEO's.
Sure you can fight it but some of the things that you are up against:
- cost too much to return...
Forum: Canada 05-11-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6,267
Views: 503,054
Posted By drrod1
Old garden hose works well too. Just dont let...

Old garden hose works well too.
Just dont let wharever you use slip inside the tire when you are putting it back on. DAMHIKT!
Rod
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-10-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 56,641
Posted By drrod1
US vs CDN plans

If I live on Canada, can I somehow sign up for a US plan? Significantly less money in US.

Rod
Forum: Canada 05-06-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,207
Posted By drrod1
In on of the most prosperous times ever, the PC...

In on of the most prosperous times ever, the PC government delivered 7 consecutive deficit budgets and did nothing to significantly better health care, education, etc. I am not a supporter of NDP...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By drrod1
Until driving is considered a privelege, not a...

Until driving is considered a privelege, not a right, nothing is going to change.
Interesting that mega $'s is spent on mopping up the aftermath of poor driving, but very little goes toward...
Forum: Canada 05-06-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,055
Posted By drrod1
And several here have tried to point out that the...

And several here have tried to point out that the GDL does not require more than just keeping a low profile and being "lucky" until you can go for the rest of your life without ever knowing that a...
Forum: Canada 05-05-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,443
Posted By drrod1
Lane discipline, not speed differential is the...

Lane discipline, not speed differential is the problem in that scenario. Spend some time in Europe (esp. western continental). Lane discipline is great. Significamt speed dofferential is no real...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-30-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 510,391
Posted By drrod1
340726

340726
Forum: Canada 04-16-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6,267
Views: 503,054
Posted By drrod1
Unfortinately politicoans, be they city, county,...

Unfortinately politicoans, be they city, county, provincoal, or federal are more concerned with tilting at the most popular windmill than in doing what would be considered the best long term solution...
Forum: Canada 04-15-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6,267
Views: 503,054
Posted By drrod1
I would like to add my 2 cents to this..... From...

I would like to add my 2 cents to this..... From the other side. I grew up on a ranch on the eastern slopes. You need to see the damage a snowmobile makes to an alfalfa field. You can see the...
Forum: Canada 04-15-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6,267
Views: 503,054
Posted By drrod1
Wow!! I assume you have some hard data to back...

Wow!! I assume you have some hard data to back upmthat position?

Rod
Forum: Racing 04-14-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,193
Posted By drrod1
Anyone remember how Honda felt that the bike was...

Anyone remember how Honda felt that the bike was more important than the rider and let Rossi go (or at least didn't make much of an effort to keep him)? They don't have a great track record of...
Forum: Canada 04-07-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6,267
Views: 503,054
Posted By drrod1
inReach ?'s

So I have decided to ditch my Spot II and try the inReach SE. I found the spot to be too unreliable when skiing in the backcountry. Works not bad on the bike.

The cost difference in the inReach...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-07-2015, 09:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,836
Posted By drrod1
So I have decided to ditch my Spot II and try the...

So I have decided to ditch my Spot II and try the inReach SE. I found the spot to be too unreliable when skiing in the backcountry. Works not bad on the bike.

The cost difference in the inReach...
Forum: Racing 04-07-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 109,303
Posted By drrod1
Many years ago Gilles Villeneuve said if you want...

Many years ago Gilles Villeneuve said if you want to make F1 better just double the hp and cut the tire size in half. Bring the driver back to the fore.

Rod
Forum: Canada 03-27-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,233
Posted By drrod1
I have recently purchased 2 pairs of Sidi boots...

I have recently purchased 2 pairs of Sidi boots from:

http://biker-land.de/info/Nicht-EU-Kunde.html

They have an eBay store as well if that is more convenient for you to use. I have used both...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-23-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,237
Posted By drrod1
While logic would lead one to believe that a...

While logic would lead one to believe that a tiered system would result in a lower accident rate, is there any legitimate data that shows that to be true? IIRC there is little or no real data to...
Forum: Racing 03-06-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1,778
Views: 109,303
Posted By drrod1
Alonso summary

http://www.bbc.com/sport/0/formula1/31732315

Seems the most reasoned so far.

Rod
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 02-23-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,307
Posted By drrod1
I have about 100k miles on a TT920. Only problem...

I have about 100k miles on a TT920. Only problem was the audioout jack failed. Other than that, it has worked well. Ziploc or pocket when it rains.
From what I can tell, it does everything the MC...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-22-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 39,880
Views: 10,665,686
Posted By drrod1
Suburbans are an acquired taste for sure. I have...

Suburbans are an acquired taste for sure. I have owned one for the last 20 years. Do I need it.......no. But I did when I first had one, got used to it, and now, find it hard to be without. Very...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-20-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,488
Posted By drrod1
SV 650 with the lowered suspension and a custom...

SV 650 with the lowered suspension and a custom seat.

Rod
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-13-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 93,469
Posted By drrod1
Have a friend who used to own a multi line...

Have a friend who used to own a multi line dealership. Honda, Suzuki, Yam, Triumph, BMW.
From a business standpoint, he wished he could have got a HD dealership. Much more profitable than the...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-30-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 15,957
Posted By drrod1
A friend has this. Supposedly only 200 were...

A friend has this. Supposedly only 200 were brought to NA. He still has it and it has less than 1000kms on it after 5 years. I was fortunate enough to get to put about 50 of those on.
...
Forum: Australia 11-18-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,941
Posted By drrod1
When I first got my gen2 Spot (09) I carried it...

When I first got my gen2 Spot (09) I carried it in my jacket pocket. It would miss about 10% of the pings. For the last 2 years it is useless unless it is sitting faceup with a clear sky view. Ie in...
Forum: Road Warriors 11-17-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,835
Posted By drrod1
I would add the CBR1100XX (Blackbird) to this...

I would add the CBR1100XX (Blackbird) to this list.
Forum: Canada 11-09-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6,267
Views: 503,054
Posted By drrod1
Rode those roads a couple of times this year. I...

Rode those roads a couple of times this year. I grew up in that area. In fact I was born on the ranch where Riley road crosses Willow Creek. Nice corner of the world.

Rod
Forum: Africa & Mid East 11-08-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 760
Posted By drrod1
Advice/experience Iran tour

A group of us are giving consideration to doing the Iranian tour with Motodiscovery

http://www.motodiscovery.com/Iran-Motorcycle-Tour

We have never traveled in the Middle East before. Closest...
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