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Forum: Racing 07-06-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 1,630
Views: 106,007
Posted By kingby
Keep spreading it. Looks like Lewis "collapsed...

Keep spreading it. Looks like Lewis "collapsed like a cheap card table" right into first place.

Maybe the crew injected the "lack of big picture failure juice" into the wrong car today.
Forum: Racing 07-05-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,630
Views: 106,007
Posted By kingby
Are we watching the same races? He seems to be...

Are we watching the same races? He seems to be either winning; pushing Nico hard to the end and getting close seconds; or his car is failing. I don't see where this is him falling apart or...
Forum: Racing 04-07-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,630
Views: 106,007
Posted By kingby
Stolen from here...

Stolen from here (http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/112930?source=latest)

" NEW WARNING LIGHT SYSTEM FOR 2014The FIA has already moved to minimise the risk of problems of drivers being ...
Forum: Vendors 07-10-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 35,105
Posted By kingby
The"inseam challenged" at least have the option...

The"inseam challenged" at least have the option of hemming pants. Us longer legged folk have a tougher time with finding the pant leg stretcher :)

Try hemming???
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,518
Posted By kingby
Pot... meet kettle... how do you do? Not...

Pot... meet kettle... how do you do?

Not sure if you are serious or not. The last half of your post makes me think serious. I agree they cannot control weather, but the producers absolutely...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,518
Posted By kingby
Said the dude tapping away on a keyboard:poser

Said the dude tapping away on a keyboard:poser
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 12,518
Posted By kingby
I couldn't watch. Everytime it came on, I kept...

I couldn't watch. Everytime it came on, I kept seeing that guy (don't know which one) with that goofy looking blue fringy toque on. That one small thing drove me to change the channel everytime. ...
Forum: Equipment 06-14-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 585
Posted By kingby
As far as I know, they recently went out of...

As far as I know, they recently went out of business.

edit: read here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=883257&highlight=teknic
Forum: Vendors 06-12-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 35,105
Posted By kingby
Just got my Jeans in the mail today. Fantastic...

Just got my Jeans in the mail today. Fantastic fit. Really happy with the sizing. I am usually a 34x34, but wanted a little lenth as my pants always ride up when on the bike, so the 36 length is...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,645
Posted By kingby
I think it was determined a few posts back that...

I think it was determined a few posts back that it is Thursday, so that is put them on a pedestal day. Try again Monday for bashing and ranting.
Forum: Racing 06-06-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,018
Posted By kingby
Some of the comments on Youtube allude to an Akra...

Some of the comments on Youtube allude to an Akra and a special IOMTT stamped Akra on the race day.
<a href="<iframe width=" 560"="" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/11N4nW6xUX0"...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 8,645
Posted By kingby
So wait..... Are we bashing and boycotting today...

So wait..... Are we bashing and boycotting today or is it praising and putting on a pedestal... I can't recall what Thursdays are :rofl

You know I really can't make an independent decision so...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 36,331
Posted By kingby
I would guess that part of it has to do with...

I would guess that part of it has to do with economies of scale. I don't know numbers, I but I would assume that there are way more car tires sold than moto tires.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 36,331
Posted By kingby
So is all that directed at me? I am simply...

So is all that directed at me? I am simply trying to have a factual discussion and get to the real reasons CT's either are or aren't any type of advantage. (Also, while you were posting, I clarified...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 36,331
Posted By kingby
Well... theoretically the "size" of the footprint...

Well... theoretically the "size" of the footprint has nothing to do with traction. Admitted, under real world conditions, tire load sensitive comes into play and at higher vertical forces a larger...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 254,223
Posted By kingby
There is enough fail in that one to spread around...

There is enough fail in that one to spread around so everyone get some.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 36,331
Posted By kingby
I have seen the claim of better traction made a...

I have seen the claim of better traction made a few times in this thread. Just asking why CT users claim there is better traction? Just the user's feeling/personal experience? A comparison of...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,817
Posted By kingby
Not sure about peak coverage, but there is an...

Not sure about peak coverage, but there is an internal roll down sun visor (ala GT air or noetec) in addition. So I would imagine the sun blockage should be fully covered between the two devices.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 31,213
Views: 7,568,727
Posted By kingby
What exactly are your hand guards covering. From...

What exactly are your hand guards covering. From this straight on view all I see is hands :evil.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2013, 07:03 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 36,331
Posted By kingby
That poster really didn't fail to do anything (at...

That poster really didn't fail to do anything (at least in that specific post). He pointed out the differences in design (both the bead dimensions and the forces considered in designing and testing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 36,331
Posted By kingby
Did any of you read this?? The type of rim and...

Did any of you read this?? The type of rim and the load forces/directions each type of tire is designed for are the two big differences. Conclusion, ct's for cars and mt's for bikes. Just the...
Forum: Racing 05-30-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 11,018
Posted By kingby
AWESOME flick! Thanks for pointing that one out....

AWESOME flick! Thanks for pointing that one out. Just watched the whole 1:45 straight (wife is wondering why I am not in bed yet :rofl)

Every time i watch TT videos, my stomach gets a little...
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,026
Posted By kingby
Unfortunately not. Nice brakes though otherwise....

Unfortunately not. Nice brakes though otherwise.

Seems like there are few bikes we Canadians get our neighbours don't. That's a switch from most things:rofl

Wish we had what Europe can get...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 52,616
Posted By kingby
If this list is showing pending certifications...

If this list is showing pending certifications (Veloce Jeans are listed on page 1) we should mention one of our own members here who has been working to get us a protective jean that meets...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,697
Posted By kingby
You'll want a set of fork guards from on older sx...

You'll want a set of fork guards from on older sx (2006 works I think) or you have to trim a little from the stock ones. The shorter fatter front tire rubs the stock guards.
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,026
Posted By kingby
Too bad our neigbours to the south don't have...

Too bad our neigbours to the south don't have Fazer 8's in their showrooms. It really is an awesome machine and I am currently looking carefully into it.
...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 767
Posted By kingby
Not sure on the shipping but, these guys have a...

Not sure on the shipping but, these guys have a Canadian based distribution in Brantford, ON (They are an American Company that opened distribution in Canada in 2006)

Here is what you were looking...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 13,027
Posted By kingby
Had an 06. My first street bike. I suppose it...

Had an 06. My first street bike. I suppose it filled its purpose, but it was utterly boring to ride. It did nothing really poorly, but did nothing exceptional either.

I guess it commuted to...
Forum: Equipment 05-28-2013, 04:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,700
Posted By kingby
ITB = In the boot. 2013 Mojave's have both...

ITB = In the boot. 2013 Mojave's have both options "in" or "over" the boot.
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,192
Posted By kingby
I got a Shoei Hornet. I am looking for the...

I got a Shoei Hornet. I am looking for the integrated roll down sun shades in addition to the face shield (and peak). Look closer at the few examples noted in this thread (specifically the Suomy...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By kingby
Would love tubliss for my 17" supermoto wheels...

Would love tubliss for my 17" supermoto wheels for my 690 ..Hint.. Hint..

17x3.5f and 17x5r. Tubes (patching and being stranded by flats) and current tubless (tape and goop) methods suck. Not...
Forum: Equipment 05-27-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,192
Posted By kingby
Trying to find one of these. ...

Trying to find one of these.

http://www.suomy.com/en/products/mx-tourer.html

http://www.suomy.com/images/catalogo/prodotti/medium/KSME0003-01.jpg

If it is anything like the Mr. Jump MX...
Forum: Vendors 05-26-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By kingby
So the big question is how much $$$ :) Thanks

So the big question is how much $$$ :)

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,292
Posted By kingby
Another short news article on the subject. ...

Another short news article on the subject.

http://www.trailbikemag.com/2013/05/breaking-news-berg-is-dead-long-live-husqvarna/
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,292
Posted By kingby
He quit? When did that happen? You might have...

He quit? When did that happen? You might have your facts mixed up.
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 196,861
Posted By kingby
Hmm... last gauntlets gloves I wore the water...

Hmm... last gauntlets gloves I wore the water would drip down my sleeves and into the gloves.

With the badlands I use shorter cuff Rukka Vauhuti's worn over the Badlands wrist gator (I don't loop...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,700
Posted By kingby
Do you have the new ITB model? I really like the...

Do you have the new ITB model? I really like the idea of this. I don't need gaping hole ventilation, just looking for a durable, ITB option with some ventilation. I also don't need armor pockets...
Forum: Equipment 05-08-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 196,861
Posted By kingby
I live in St. John's, NL. One of the rainiest...

I live in St. John's, NL. One of the rainiest and windiest places there is. I have not had a leak yet (fingers crossed :eek1). I am really careful about setting all the vent zippers up into the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 17,717
Views: 1,868,978
Posted By kingby
Thanks for the heads Up! I can't find the Hi...

Thanks for the heads Up!

I can't find the Hi Flo set for the 2012 anywhere. Hi Flo website shows it in the catalog, but I can't find it for sale yet (I think it is a new release product as the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 17,717
Views: 1,868,978
Posted By kingby
I know. We are pretty isolated here in...

I know. We are pretty isolated here in Newfoundland. There are two ferries to leave the island (one is 16 hours and only runs in the summer and the other is 5 hours, but you have to drive 12 hours...
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