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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 08:30 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 988
Posted By Pecha72
freedom of choice is ok. Wear it or not. It's...

freedom of choice is ok. Wear it or not. It's your health, and your life.

Should insurance still cover everything, if you decided not to wear it, and now because of that, your a vegetable, is...
Forum: Asia Pacific Today, 05:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By Pecha72
Used to be this way. But for about 1-1,5 years...

Used to be this way. But for about 1-1,5 years now, there have been reports of foreigners succesfully taking their big bikes into Vietnam from one border station (can´t remember its name, but it´s...
Forum: EMEA Today, 04:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
Posted By Pecha72
In case you´ve never been to Sweden or Denmark...

In case you´ve never been to Sweden or Denmark before, THEN riding through there could of course be nice...
Forum: EMEA Today, 03:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
Posted By Pecha72
If you pay Finnlines listed prices especially in...

If you pay Finnlines listed prices especially in the high season, yes. Low season, or some special offers, then the direct boat between Germany & Finland may actually get very close to what you pay...
Forum: Racing Today, 02:50 AM
Replies: 3,641
Views: 313,654
Posted By Pecha72
There have also been many rumours of Kallio going...

There have also been many rumours of Kallio going back to MotoGP, this time on a Honda, but whose current seat he'd take, that part I've missed..?
Forum: Beasts Today, 01:12 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 27,965
Posted By Pecha72
This thread will just keep going until the end of...

This thread will just keep going until the end of the Earth, and you know why:




virtual world:
http://i1235.photobucket.com/albums/ff435/pexa1972/www_world_zpsd186b080.jpg...
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 11:57 PM
Replies: 3,641
Views: 313,654
Posted By Pecha72
" The Duc bites another racer. First Spies..... "...

" The Duc bites another racer. First Spies..... "

yeah, Spies was the FIRST rider bitten by Ducati... :rofl

(Btw, Spies was jinxed even before he jumped on the Red Career Killer, his factory...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 01:21 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 27,965
Posted By Pecha72
a couple years back Honda claimed, that out of...

a couple years back Honda claimed, that out of the millions of motorcycles & scooters that they produce yearly, ABS models had over 1/3rd lower accident rate than similar models with regular brakes....
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 12:52 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,219
Posted By Pecha72
I finally got to watch the Moto3 race @ Brno... ...

I finally got to watch the Moto3 race @ Brno...

wow.

THAT class is on fire!
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 11:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By Pecha72
Went PR4 front/back today.. but no time to ride...

Went PR4 front/back today.. but no time to ride until probably next week.
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 09:07 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 27,965
Posted By Pecha72
" Why rule out the crappy systems " Ok so...

" Why rule out the crappy systems "

Ok so when we discuss fuel injection, also then lets keep in mind, that in the golden Seventies, and even before that, there were some really crappy systems...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 05:54 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 27,965
Posted By Pecha72
Could this... errrrrmmm... quite exceptional...

Could this... errrrrmmm... quite exceptional polarization of the views in this discussion be summed up something like this:
...
Forum: Racing 08-19-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,219
Posted By Pecha72
Could be, but I havent investigated that...

Could be, but I havent investigated that accident. Have you, or do you just assume something? It was a one in a million chance, a long sequence of events all combined together at exactly the right...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 27,965
Posted By Pecha72
It costs more money to build and get type...

It costs more money to build and get type approvals for two models, as opposed to just one model. Thats why for example ABS and non-ABS versions will soon be a thing of the past.
Forum: Racing 08-19-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,219
Posted By Pecha72
I'd be glad just to complete a sighting lap on a...

I'd be glad just to complete a sighting lap on a motogp bike...probably take me about 17 minutes to do that... :rofl
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 27,965
Posted By Pecha72
OT, but I fully agree. Sure he may have been...

OT, but I fully agree. Sure he may have been lucky as well, but he actually has those truly outrageous saves almost every other day, where the rest of the field would just simply slide into the kitty...
Forum: Beasts 08-19-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 27,965
Posted By Pecha72
OMFG. There it is again. ABS is one...

OMFG. There it is again.

ABS is one precisely defined system, and it is built for ALL motorcycles (and cars) in a top-secret ABS factory. So this means that they ALL have identical technical...
Forum: EMEA 08-19-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 258
Posted By Pecha72
Yes, Helsinki is in Scandinavia. According...

Yes, Helsinki is in Scandinavia.

According to their website, Finnlines currently operates only a cargo boat between Gdynia and Helsinki, so passengers cannot use it. They do have ferry services...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 27,965
Posted By Pecha72
well you must really be a riding God, or at least...

well you must really be a riding God, or at least some sort of clairvoyant, if you can always see every possible situation, that might require emergency braking. Like a deer jumps from the bushes...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 466
Views: 27,965
Posted By Pecha72
According to this thread (and every other ABS...

According to this thread (and every other ABS thread for that matter), there´s plenty of riders, who either have 100% concentration 100% of the time, or believe that they do.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,494
Posted By Pecha72
I like riding. And i do like drinking as well. ...

I like riding. And i do like drinking as well.

But it would quite simply be an idiotic decision to do those two at the same time. (Doesn't mean it never gets done, there's not any shortage of...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By Pecha72
That's true. Just pointed out, that PR4's are not...

That's true. Just pointed out, that PR4's are not the same on every bike, even though they might appear very similar.
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By Pecha72
http://i1235.photobucket.com/albums/ff435/pexa1972...

http://i1235.photobucket.com/albums/ff435/pexa1972/michelin-pilot-road-4-versions_zps8acf161b.jpg (http://s1235.photobucket.com/user/pexa1972/media/michelin-pilot-road-4-versions_zps8acf161b.jpg.html)
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By Pecha72
Thanks for your comments. There should be 3...

Thanks for your comments. There should be 3 versions of it: Standard, GT & Trail, I dunno about exact differences, but I believe the Trail version does have softer compound in the middle. So mileage...
Forum: Asia Pacific 08-18-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By Pecha72
Haven´t done it, but the net is your friend......

Haven´t done it, but the net is your friend... here´s two locations on that route (for me, October does appear too cold for comfortable travel on a motorcycle)
...
Forum: Beasts 08-18-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By Pecha72
Michelin Pilot Road 4 Trail ?

The bike´s a DL650 -12 with some 7 k miles, and after being very satisfied with previous Pilot Road 3 Trails, thought about going PilotRoad 4 Trail next. Havent seen any credible reviews of them...
Forum: Racing 08-17-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,219
Posted By Pecha72
:lol3 and I´m sure according to the Spanish...

:lol3

and I´m sure according to the Spanish press he now has a crisis.
Forum: EMEA 08-16-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By Pecha72
Plenty of "hytte" (small very basic huts/cabins)...

Plenty of "hytte" (small very basic huts/cabins) can be found almost all over Norway, and those may not be so expensive. Only July/August some tourist spots may have no free cabins, but otherwise...
Forum: EMEA 08-16-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 737
Posted By Pecha72
yep, for December/January, you would need to stay...

yep, for December/January, you would need to stay in the extreme south, and near the coasts of the Mediterranean, otherwise you are likely to freeze your ass off.... too bad the best roads all over...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,214
Posted By Pecha72
" Isn't part of what makes the KTM1190 R so good...

" Isn't part of what makes the KTM1190 R so good in dirt the fact that it has that 21" front? "

Yes. But also the rest of that bike is built for street AND dirt. Whereas the DL650 is basically a...
Forum: Beasts 08-15-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,214
Posted By Pecha72
" I'm very very happy with my Vstrom on the...

" I'm very very happy with my Vstrom on the street, and on gravel, packed dirt but I would love it if I can do the rougher stuff and the sand a bit better. "

just remember that a 21 front wheel...
Forum: Racing 08-15-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,219
Posted By Pecha72
well I sure hope not. Didn´t work out the last...

well I sure hope not. Didn´t work out the last time round.

motogp.com: "Special Press Conference LIVE on Friday at 12.00 LT with HRC's Shuhei Nakamoto, Yamaha's Kouichi Tsuji and Ducati's Luigi...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 11:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,214
Posted By Pecha72
– Dry sump – 21 front – 18 rear ??? ...

– Dry sump
– 21 front
– 18 rear
???

Keep dreaming guys... :rofl

21 inch front, I´d give 10% possibility. But dry sump, or 18 inch rear, on a DL650, just aint gonna happen.
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,214
Posted By Pecha72
" Remember, one can detune the F800GS from 85hp...

" Remember, one can detune the F800GS from 85hp or so to 48hp or so.
The dirty DL reminds of this. But the V2 is 99hp and the DL is 60+. "

48hp - really? Which 800 model is that??

DL650 &...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,186
Posted By Pecha72
So we agree that it's not a 100% guarantee. Fine....

So we agree that it's not a 100% guarantee. Fine.

Dunno if you have issues with your self esteem or what, but nobody except you has said someone is clueless in this discussion.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,186
Posted By Pecha72
I haven't claimed 100% of the people didn't see...

I haven't claimed 100% of the people didn't see me. Just pointed out, that not even a very big and brightly colored bike is a guarantee that you will be seen, so ride like they do no not see you (or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,186
Posted By Pecha72
Like I wrote earlier, I rode for about a week on...

Like I wrote earlier, I rode for about a week on a bike similar to this:

http://i1235.photobucket.com/albums/ff435/pexa1972/2005-goldwing-yellow-front-1-resized_zps790d41ff.jpg...
Forum: Beasts 08-13-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 2,859
Views: 480,454
Posted By Pecha72
For me, the introduction of the new DL1K does...

For me, the introduction of the new DL1K does point out, that the DL650 is much overdue a front brake makeover (just HOW long can you keep going on those brake calipers from the Stone Age??) and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,186
Posted By Pecha72
Yellow bike is more visible than black. But don't...

Yellow bike is more visible than black. But don't overestimate the effect - by far the most important direction to be seen FROM, is the direction, where the bike is traveling to. And from that...
Forum: Racing 08-12-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,219
Posted By Pecha72
Yeah his style is great to watch. Still I would...

Yeah his style is great to watch.
Still I would prefer some dirty last lap last corner passes for a change.
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