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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27,475
Views: 6,550,818
Posted By Vanishing Point
Pride goes before it.

Pride goes before it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,392
Posted By Vanishing Point
Under dressing for a ride and getting cold....

Under dressing for a ride and getting cold. That's just miserable.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 836
Posted By Vanishing Point
Ask your doc for a prescription of Singulair. For...

Ask your doc for a prescription of Singulair. For some folks it works dramatically well.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 276,352
Posted By Vanishing Point
Why bad mouth a bike you have no interest in ?

Why bad mouth a bike you have no interest in ?
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,001
Views: 584,967
Posted By Vanishing Point
I decided to wait awhile and use my jacket before...

I decided to wait awhile and use my jacket before writing my review. I've owned it about 8 or 9 months now.

Regular Air Mesh Kevlar Jacket in all black. Quad armor.

Ordering process: sent my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-08-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,568
Posted By Vanishing Point
Lol. Funny stuff.

Lol. Funny stuff.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-08-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 27,475
Views: 6,550,818
Posted By Vanishing Point
Dirty middle finger. Would sniff before would...

Dirty middle finger. Would sniff before would bang.
Forum: Road warriors 02-06-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,559
Posted By Vanishing Point
That's actually kind of cool. Too bad they biffed...

That's actually kind of cool. Too bad they biffed the treatment over the motor but the rest of it looks nice in a cruiser bike way.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,068
Posted By Vanishing Point
If many people in the USA frequently rode...

If many people in the USA frequently rode motorcycles it would work better too. Currently in my opinion motorcyclists in the US are most frequently viewed as a nuisance if not a downright menace....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,068
Posted By Vanishing Point
Yes. A few of what you put down are nominal...

Yes.

A few of what you put down are nominal gains, for instance not getting rear ended is perhaps better than getting rammed or cut off but you are introducing another form of risk for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,068
Posted By Vanishing Point
Like I said, very little gain

Like I said, very little gain
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,068
Posted By Vanishing Point
I can see why most places don't allow lane...

I can see why most places don't allow lane splitting. It introduces a whole lot more complexities with apparently very little gain.
Forum: The Garage 12-16-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,807
Posted By Vanishing Point
Impact wrench usually works for me.

Impact wrench usually works for me.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,742
Posted By Vanishing Point
Rarely drive faster than the posted speed limit. ...

Rarely drive faster than the posted speed limit. Sometimes I'll do 28 in a 25 when I'm edgy.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 95,901
Posted By Vanishing Point
You and your 666 posts will be missed.

You and your 666 posts will be missed.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 95,901
Posted By Vanishing Point
Mine was first you cornball.

Mine was first you cornball.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 95,901
Posted By Vanishing Point
I would have. That's scary right there.

I would have. That's scary right there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 95,901
Posted By Vanishing Point
More Bike vs Car nonsense

Enough stupid to go around:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNOyDMzn2bY#t=99
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,282
Posted By Vanishing Point
Right click in front of the first word, scroll to...

Right click in front of the first word, scroll to the bottom of the post. Voila ! White script on blue background !

Very interested in the personal story and the Scrambler.
Forum: Face plant 05-05-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 28,893
Posted By Vanishing Point
I've been meaning to learn how to wheelie. After...

I've been meaning to learn how to wheelie. After seeing that I think I'll just stick to leaning in corners.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,777
Posted By Vanishing Point
Is that what kids call it these days? We used to...

Is that what kids call it these days? We used to say "choke the chicken".
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-22-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 9,777
Posted By Vanishing Point
I'd hate to hear his opinion on Excelsior.

I'd hate to hear his opinion on Excelsior.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 10,435
Posted By Vanishing Point
You could just blow him out.

You could just blow him out.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 10,435
Posted By Vanishing Point
The main reason I get off the bike is that...

The main reason I get off the bike is that through years of living in seedy neighborhoods I've developed a habit of continually scanning 360 degrees whenever I'm stopped. Easier to do when you are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 27,475
Views: 6,550,818
Posted By Vanishing Point
He's staying out of the way of people heading...

He's staying out of the way of people heading around the corner in the other direction.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 20,282
Posted By Vanishing Point
What do "pirates" and "squids" call us?

Squids ? Who knows.

I don't think pirates care enough about you guys to even bother coming up with a name. Probable an ego buster but they really are invested in their own sub culture and not what...
Forum: Face plant 03-02-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,836
Posted By Vanishing Point
Hell, I'd ride that fast just to get away from...

Hell, I'd ride that fast just to get away from the rabbits.
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,108
Posted By Vanishing Point
I have an older Xena (14 mm locking pin) It's...

I have an older Xena (14 mm locking pin) It's like the XN15 but not stainless steel. It has an alarm.

It does give you peace of mind. I found the alarm feature to be more of an annoyance as it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 93,218
Posted By Vanishing Point
Probably because they don't have bears. In bear...

Probably because they don't have bears. In bear country you are encouraged to hang your edible smelling gear from trees.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,651
Posted By Vanishing Point
This. And who do your friends call over to...

This.

And who do your friends call over to help them get the bike/atv out when it is up to its rear axle in dirt ?

Yep 250 pound guy.
Forum: The Garage 02-17-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,566
Posted By Vanishing Point
If you don't use a proper torque wrench to...

If you don't use a proper torque wrench to tighten spark plugs into aluminum heads and choose to just do it by feel don't grab the handle of the ratchet wrench. First hand tighten, then put the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,166
Posted By Vanishing Point
Watch where you put your foot down at stoplights...

Watch where you put your foot down at stoplights and stop signs. Paint in the road and tar sealant can be slippery when wet and make it easy to drop your bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2013, 11:09 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,402
Posted By Vanishing Point
They needed a better Road Captain.

They needed a better Road Captain.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,402
Posted By Vanishing Point
I resemble that remark !

I resemble that remark !
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,402
Posted By Vanishing Point
Oh, I was an asshole long before I ever took up...

Oh, I was an asshole long before I ever took up riding.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,753
Posted By Vanishing Point
Not good for off roading but a great learner's...

Not good for off roading but a great learner's bike for on road in town, especially if you are heavier, is the Suzuki Savage (S 40). Small, relatively light, close to the ground, but best of all the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 17,256
Posted By Vanishing Point
After a whole lifetime of not liking the old...

After a whole lifetime of not liking the old 1970's chopper style bikes all of a sudden I'm looking at them with a new interest. I guess tastes change. Part of life is who you are and part of it is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,402
Posted By Vanishing Point
Hence the "curiously satisfying" ? :D

Hence the "curiously satisfying" ? :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 27,475
Views: 6,550,818
Posted By Vanishing Point
I wonder if it is some variation of the Amazonas:...

I wonder if it is some variation of the Amazonas:

http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/model/Custom%20Bikes/amazonas_1600.htm

http://www.vehibase.com/amazonas-1600/photo-1.htm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,212
Views: 258,888
Posted By Vanishing Point
Ok. I'm pretty much a noob but school me here,...

Ok. I'm pretty much a noob but school me here, does one usually bring their inside knee down like that whilst just wearing jeans ? I thought some kind of knee protection was usually used.
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