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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths Today, 04:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,030
Posted By Navy Chief
Reading Face Plant threads.... :deal

Reading Face Plant threads.... :deal
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 792
Posted By Navy Chief
I am in the camp that thinks we are missing...

I am in the camp that thinks we are missing something, the last thing I am worried about involving getting launched off of my bike is the tiny 3.5mm headphone jack connecting my headphones.

I...
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By Navy Chief
There are a few realities you need to consider; ...

There are a few realities you need to consider;
1. Allowing 100 degree plus air to flow across your skin through mesh gear is going to make you hotter, not cooler. It is above body temperature and...
Forum: Equipment 10-21-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 20,754
Posted By Navy Chief
The only times I have had issues with excessive...

The only times I have had issues with excessive wind noise with these plugs is if they were not correctly inserted and seated in my ear canals. With them in place correctly they filter enough that I...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-21-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 19,671
Posted By Navy Chief
You don't have to speed up or slow down, the...

You don't have to speed up or slow down, the third outcome is that you continue to ride at the same pace but have more skills in reserve to use when necessary to get out of a situation. This is why I...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-21-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 19,671
Posted By Navy Chief
This is very well stated, both rides end with the...

This is very well stated, both rides end with the rubber side down and everybody happy, but one of them is riding with more of a safety margin and more awareness making for a safer overall ride.
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By Navy Chief
I don't know if this will work under supermoto...

I don't know if this will work under supermoto gear but these include rib protection:...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-20-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 12,185
Posted By Navy Chief
They are generally eyesores, I really don't see...

They are generally eyesores, I really don't see the point of them. Why does it matter where your loved on died, the end result is the same. If they died eating riblets at Applebees would you expect...
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,146
Posted By Navy Chief
Add another vote for Tap X... Or remove the...

Add another vote for Tap X...

Or remove the head, take it to a machine shop, and pay the bill...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-17-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 19,671
Posted By Navy Chief
Very good point and an attitude that has been...

Very good point and an attitude that has been reflected many times in this thread, more than one rider has chimed in with something to the effect of I have not died in the last x number of years over...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-15-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 19,671
Posted By Navy Chief
I have no affiliation with either of these but I...

I have no affiliation with either of these but I am considering attending training at one or both of them in the future...

http://www.xplor-int.com/Pages/default.aspx
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-15-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3,988
Views: 609,837
Posted By Navy Chief
Yep that special training that also gives them...

Yep that special training that also gives them the ability to operate a laptop or text on their phones while driving in traffic...

Must be great to be superhuman....:deal
Forum: The Garage 10-08-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,648
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 378,639
Posted By Navy Chief
Ouch....

Ouch....
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-06-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 510,654
Posted By Navy Chief
:stupid

:stupid
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-04-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4,476
Views: 510,654
Posted By Navy Chief
:stupid

:stupid
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By Navy Chief
I am thinking the same thing, shifts on my KLR...

I am thinking the same thing, shifts on my KLR are pretty un-dramatic.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-25-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 12,692
Posted By Navy Chief
Exactly, why would you not take every advantage...

Exactly, why would you not take every advantage you possibly could.

And has been mentioned on this thread more than once, riders on a race track are not a very good example as they know exactly...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-25-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,923
Posted By Navy Chief
Exactly... Now if only everybody would stop...

Exactly...

Now if only everybody would stop quoting him.... :D
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-25-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,923
Posted By Navy Chief
Just a suggestion.. Things are much more...

Just a suggestion..

Things are much more enjoyable to read with Wraith Rider on the ignore list... :deal
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-24-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 12,692
Posted By Navy Chief
And in that 1/10 of a second at 55mph you have...

And in that 1/10 of a second at 55mph you have traveled 8 feet, personally I would prefer to stop before I hit whatever prompted to to brake, not 8 feet past it...:deal
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,398
Posted By Navy Chief
Hand washing in buckets with as hot of water as...

Hand washing in buckets with as hot of water as you can stand with dish detergent. Change the water often and have patience. Good luck.
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 873
Views: 113,735
Posted By Navy Chief
He is never going to order any communication...

He is never going to order any communication device, ever, his mission seems to be to thread crap on every possible thread regarding rider communications. Until a manufacturer releases a product that...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-22-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,250
Posted By Navy Chief
Positive reinforcement is an interesting idea, I...

Positive reinforcement is an interesting idea, I will have to start doing this. I have a new strategy for the tailgaters that seems to be working, basically it is the closer you get the slower I...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-22-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 10,525
Views: 2,287,672
Posted By Navy Chief
I have been looking at the phase cooling vests,...

I have been looking at the phase cooling vests, good to hear that they are effective.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-22-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,907
Posted By Navy Chief
Well that was a timely reminder for him that...

Well that was a timely reminder for him that pissing off a car is a losing battle...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,844
Posted By Navy Chief
Intriguing.... WTF They don't ship to...

Intriguing....



WTF They don't ship to PA.......:cry

Sometimes I really hate living with some of the backwards laws in this state....
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-19-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 9,907
Posted By Navy Chief
maybe one step lower than truck nuts....

maybe one step lower than truck nuts....
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,007
Posted By Navy Chief
The common denominator here is that people who...

The common denominator here is that people who call get outstanding service, people who e-mail don't.

Seems you need to pick up the phone and speak to them, if you do this they will probably take...
Forum: Equipment 09-19-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 912
Posted By Navy Chief
Figures I have to travel for work that weekend......

Figures I have to travel for work that weekend... :bluduh
Forum: Vendors 09-19-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,703
Posted By Navy Chief
+1

+1
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-19-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,923
Posted By Navy Chief
So if you had a planned 500 mile ride with...

So if you had a planned 500 mile ride with somebody and they showed up with cords showing through their tire at the beginning you would still go? There is taking things to the extreme which you...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-18-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,923
Posted By Navy Chief
Sounds like your friend has issues, maybe ones he...

Sounds like your friend has issues, maybe ones he is embarrassed about (finances?), if he were a friend of mine I would have offered to grab a set of tire irons and help him change the tire. Maybe...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,007
Posted By Navy Chief
Are you reading the post that I quoted? Nowhere...

Are you reading the post that I quoted? Nowhere in it does it say anything about having done what I suggested...:deal
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,007
Posted By Navy Chief
Try just placing the unit in a sealed bowl with...

Try just placing the unit in a sealed bowl with dry white rice, this should dry it out if there is any water present.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-17-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 12,692
Posted By Navy Chief
The advanced riders course should not nag about...

The advanced riders course should not nag about covering brakes, we actually discussed when to cover them, along with 2 finger braking when appropriate. It was a very good course to attend.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-17-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3,988
Views: 609,837
Posted By Navy Chief
The school year traffic is what baffles me, I am...

The school year traffic is what baffles me, I am on route 7 at 5:30 in the morning and traffic has easily tippled since school started. So do these people only work when their kids are in school? It...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-17-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,997
Posted By Navy Chief
What changes are you making to the kit on the...

What changes are you making to the kit on the bike to help with this in the future?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-17-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 3,988
Views: 609,837
Posted By Navy Chief
I only have about 1 or 2 miles that are really...

I only have about 1 or 2 miles that are really bad, the rest I can live with.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 09-17-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3,988
Views: 609,837
Posted By Navy Chief
I have been soooo tempted to lately since school...

I have been soooo tempted to lately since school is back in session and traffic is even worse than normal...
Forum: Equipment 09-17-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,576
Posted By Navy Chief
Does anybody know if the Latitude 840 has the...

Does anybody know if the Latitude 840 has the added chest vents? I can't find a reference to them on the Revzilla website for either of the Latitude jackets..

Thanks!
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