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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,932
Posted By jmq3rd
Are you talking about setting the throttle map...

Are you talking about setting the throttle map prior to a ride depending on what terrain you expect, or actual real time throttle map updates driven by traction control sensors? Do the throttle by...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,932
Posted By jmq3rd
Ride by wire question

And what was the bs statement? What you said was actually the same thing I had been saying- the butterfly controls the slide and the slide controls the airflow. Did you mean something else besides...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,345
Posted By jmq3rd
OK.. How do you know, and how do you know this...

OK.. How do you know, and how do you know this is universal across each and every 2 plate state?

Missed this one - maybe in some states you can get two license plates even if not needed?

I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,345
Posted By jmq3rd
I didn't particularly want to waste a ton of time...

I didn't particularly want to waste a ton of time actually looking for specific requirements, so I made one up to illustrate a point. I thought the example was silly enough that this would be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,345
Posted By jmq3rd
Looks like the reason I couldn't find that law is...

Looks like the reason I couldn't find that law is because it may have finally been changed.. there are conflicting reports, but looks like they accidentally removed the penalty from the law one year,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,345
Posted By jmq3rd
The license plate in particular may be that way -...

The license plate in particular may be that way - I'm having trouble actually finding the text of the law - it is rarely enforced even on vehicles registered here. The point I was trying to make was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,345
Posted By jmq3rd
You guys are talking about common sense as though...

You guys are talking about common sense as though it were law.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,345
Posted By jmq3rd
Are you kidding? It is up to the officer's...

Are you kidding? It is up to the officer's discretion, and after that the judge, to decide if it is OK to let you slide on this requirement because you don't live there. In most cases you will get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,345
Posted By jmq3rd
That doesn't seem to match at all the comment you...

That doesn't seem to match at all the comment you were replying to.. He was speaking of a state that specifically does NOT require insurance. Therefore there is no "has to include it by law in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,932
Posted By jmq3rd
You're saying I'm unclear??[/QUOTE] I...

You're saying I'm unclear??[/QUOTE]

I thought it was accidental before. Now that you quote half of a sentence, completely eliminating the if statement after the quoted portion, I wonder if it was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,932
Posted By jmq3rd
I actually had to look at it a couple of times to...

I actually had to look at it a couple of times to get it... There are some arrows actually in the video... I just assumed that's what you were talking about.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,932
Posted By jmq3rd
So you agree 100% that the slide controls the...

So you agree 100% that the slide controls the airflow, as per your own post. As I specified many times, the butterfly controls the slide. As you say in your post above, then can the slide control...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,345
Posted By jmq3rd
But that's exactly it - it doesn't matter if you...

But that's exactly it - it doesn't matter if you are legal for the state of your residence, unless the states have specifically set up some kind of reciprocity arrangement. It only matters if you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 49,434
Posted By jmq3rd
What's weird about that? If they pack the same...

What's weird about that? If they pack the same crap they would put on a heavy bike, then when done they still have a lighter bike.

And there do exist people out there who would actually change...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,932
Posted By jmq3rd
Nuh uh - YOU'RE wrong.

Nuh uh - YOU'RE wrong.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,932
Posted By jmq3rd
I think he just doesn't communicate well... He...

I think he just doesn't communicate well... He doesn't indicate what anybody is wrong about, just that they are wrong. Then when he does try to explain, he doesn't actually disagree with them. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,609
Posted By jmq3rd
I get the impression he could've just let off the...

I get the impression he could've just let off the gas and maybe downshifted to stay behind the van. Wouldn't have taken much brake action at all.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,932
Posted By jmq3rd
The "vacuum" (in quotes for KX50002) seen by the...

The "vacuum" (in quotes for KX50002) seen by the diaphragm comes directly from engine vacuum, but also from the hole in the bottom of the slide. The same venturi effect that allows fuel to rise...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,932
Posted By jmq3rd
You have a way of not actually disagreeing with...

You have a way of not actually disagreeing with me yet calling me wrong. That is interesting. I agree with your first sentence under certain operating conditions (acceleration and to some extent...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,932
Posted By jmq3rd
What point is it that I'm missing? I wasn't...

What point is it that I'm missing?

I wasn't confusing the issue by mentioning that slide carbs have needles, I was pointing out that the needle serves the same purpose in both styles of carb, and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,932
Posted By jmq3rd
What arrow, and what makes you think it is...

What arrow, and what makes you think it is pointing the wrong way?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,932
Posted By jmq3rd
Ride by wire question

Seriously? You don't know that the reduction in pressure above the slide is referred to as vacuum, and that the resulting imbalance in air pressure which moves the slide up can be referred to as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,002
Posted By jmq3rd
Y'all are all just jealous that you can't average...

Y'all are all just jealous that you can't average 86mph on the dirt.

Don't blame the OP for your inadequacies!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,932
Posted By jmq3rd
You obviously didn't watch the video you posted. ...

You obviously didn't watch the video you posted. When the butterfly opens, the port that sends a signal to the top of the slide/diaphragm is open to the vacuum signal from the engine. This vacuum...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 19,626
Posted By jmq3rd
Yep.. there are no regional differences at all...

Yep.. there are no regional differences at all between the states. Gun laws, drug laws, all the same in all areas, rural and urban. When you cross a national border though, everything changes. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 27,173
Posted By jmq3rd
I would go ahead and go off the road, slowing...

I would go ahead and go off the road, slowing until I felt safe to get back on. Trying to instinctively get back on instantly is probably the wrong thing to do.

What sucks is if this happens on a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 19,626
Posted By jmq3rd
Nope - rules, customs, laws, and attitudes are...

Nope - rules, customs, laws, and attitudes are identical in all 50 states. Things only change at national borders. :norton
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,932
Posted By jmq3rd
I did have one throttle cable break. I have also...

I did have one throttle cable break. I have also had at least one wire frayed and multiple connectors fail. I find it easier to use my finger on the carb or the idle screw to limp home, as opposed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,932
Posted By jmq3rd
It's quite obvious that the slide controls the...

It's quite obvious that the slide controls the airflow from this video you posted. The vacuum signal controls the slide, and the butterfly controls the vacuum signal, and the throttle controls the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,932
Posted By jmq3rd
Exact opposite for me. I have phillips and JIS...

Exact opposite for me. I have phillips and JIS screwdrivers at home (JIS is in the factory tool kit that came with the motorcycle). That's the only tool needed, unless you have to remove...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,838
Posted By jmq3rd
Down here, the lines around the handicap spots...

Down here, the lines around the handicap spots are also yellow, so a lot of people don't automatically understand that they are for the handicap access.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,842
Posted By jmq3rd
I think the dual sports and ADV bikes are on the...

I think the dual sports and ADV bikes are on the street and dirt sides of what a standard should be. To me a standard is a bike that can be easily modified to serve as anything from a touring bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 27,173
Posted By jmq3rd
That sentence was a little awkward, but if...

That sentence was a little awkward, but if somebody doesn't think they countersteer, have them switch hands. Ever steer with your left hand on the right grip?\

Pro tip: don't do it in traffic the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 374,909
Posted By jmq3rd
My neighbor fits the visual/audio stereotype for...

My neighbor fits the visual/audio stereotype for HD riders - no helmet, leather vest/chaps, lots of chrome, sets off his own truck alarm if he starts the bike while still in his driveway, probably...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 374,909
Posted By jmq3rd
The HD "loyalists" don't seem to be upset at all....

The HD "loyalists" don't seem to be upset at all. It is the HD haters that seem to be offended by HD's sales manual. The rest of us are all kind of saying "duh".
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,838
Posted By jmq3rd
My crew cab truck will fit up in the sidewalk...

My crew cab truck will fit up in the sidewalk area between the outdoor section of Wal-Mart and the front door, without entering the foot traffic area. I should park there next time, because I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 374,909
Posted By jmq3rd
I could possibly defend them if he had to pay for...

I could possibly defend them if he had to pay for repairs but after that the purchase was at the negotiated price - they may not want to sell it with ANY damages for liability/reputation purposes.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 31,632
Views: 7,736,006
Posted By jmq3rd
Doesn't that make it easier to see where the...

Doesn't that make it easier to see where the "perfect line" is?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,679
Posted By jmq3rd
I'm usually pretty close to the tank. I have...

I'm usually pretty close to the tank. I have short legs and arms and a long torso. Combines to mean that I am leaning forward more than most, so bar risers actually put me in a similar posture to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,018
Posted By jmq3rd
Sure you can. Why would you think otherwise? ...

Sure you can. Why would you think otherwise?



Not actually true, but a common assumption. A sensor can be an indication of a mechanical problem. If the sensor tests good but is throwing a...
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