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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,432
Posted By CopaMundial
Perfect time to adjust your chain.

Perfect time to adjust your chain.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,285
Posted By CopaMundial
Plus he is armed. Sure to send this entire...

Plus he is armed.
Sure to send this entire thread into the abyss.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,285
Posted By CopaMundial
"Is this safe, picture thread" No. It is...

"Is this safe, picture thread"

No. It is not safe, this picture thread.
Forum: Face plant 04-16-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 816
Posted By CopaMundial
Your insurance agent will get a good chuckle out...

Your insurance agent will get a good chuckle out of this one I think.
Forum: Face plant 04-16-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,223
Posted By CopaMundial
Totally agree, cow shit is worse. Just less...

Totally agree, cow shit is worse.
Just less likely to be on the road hereabouts. Around here the cows are all fenced by and large, but the horses are a primary vehicle (and they seem to favor the...
Forum: Face plant 04-16-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,620
Posted By CopaMundial
Yeah, Clayton and DaleB are two of the stories...

Yeah, Clayton and DaleB are two of the stories from the ADV family that are constantly in my mind at one level or another.
Forum: Face plant 04-15-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2,619
Views: 607,312
Posted By CopaMundial
A little worried that we've gone so long without...

A little worried that we've gone so long without an update.
Has anyone been in touch with Dale or his family at all?
Forum: Face plant 04-15-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,620
Posted By CopaMundial
Reading faceplant, especially the serious threads...

Reading faceplant, especially the serious threads about near death or serious long term disability, I often think of this song.
I can't say I'm really that big of a fan of the song, but faceplant...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 26,755
Posted By CopaMundial
Wow, some of the most amazing photos in that...

Wow, some of the most amazing photos in that article.

http://news.bbcimg.co.uk/media/images/74151000/jpg/_74151935_84.jpg


Now if they can just figure a way to strap a jerry can to that eagle...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,601
Posted By CopaMundial
But what if they didn't really cross the line,...

But what if they didn't really cross the line, but were rather just leaning over the line?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 7,861
Views: 1,582,132
Posted By CopaMundial
Stupid questions people ask you when stopped: ...

Stupid questions people ask you when stopped:

"Is that Killboy's wife?"
Forum: Face plant 04-14-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,223
Posted By CopaMundial
Or horse sh!t. Common enough road hazard on...

Or horse sh!t.
Common enough road hazard on quaint country roads in and around Amish country.

To the OP: Were those Motoport pants you were wearing? I'm surprised to see the abrasion on your...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 26,755
Posted By CopaMundial
Lol, not sure any of us saw that one coming.

Lol, not sure any of us saw that one coming.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,733
Posted By CopaMundial
:roflDo you really think you have the ability to...

:roflDo you really think you have the ability to control what part of your body hits the ground in a motorcycle wreck?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,382
Posted By CopaMundial
Might help people take more notice, but don't...

Might help people take more notice, but don't count on it. You still have to ride as if they don't see you.

Cops might give you a bit more of a break, assuming you're a careful / adult rider...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,340
Posted By CopaMundial
A thread like this is going to be nothing but...

A thread like this is going to be nothing but assumptions and internet opinions obviously.
I don't think anyone really says that ABS is a bad thing, with the exception of non-paved surfaces. So...
Forum: Face plant 04-11-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,620
Posted By CopaMundial
Pretty sure the average deer in Wisconsin could...

Pretty sure the average deer in Wisconsin could eat a Texas deer whole.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,733
Posted By CopaMundial
Where is the pain, as in which portion of your...

Where is the pain, as in which portion of your wrist?
Back of the wrist, underside of the wrist, or outside surface(s)?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,145
Posted By CopaMundial
Widely discussed here: ...

Widely discussed here:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=967005
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,964
Posted By CopaMundial
Living in PA I totally ignore the sign. Reason...

Living in PA I totally ignore the sign.
Reason being is there are plenty of places with worse curves and no sign at all. I feel better if I just evaluate the situation and only ride to what I can...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,441
Posted By CopaMundial
I'll add that to my already long list of reasons...

I'll add that to my already long list of reasons why I should get myself an Asian girlfriend. :rofl
Forum: Face plant 04-10-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,620
Posted By CopaMundial
I notice your location is Pensacola. You might...

I notice your location is Pensacola.
You might consider Motoport vs AeroStitch.
Never tried the Aerostich Darien stuff, but I had their roadcrafter and I can't imagine ever wearing that in Florida....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,991
Posted By CopaMundial
If you have a KLR just leave the kickstand up,...

If you have a KLR just leave the kickstand up, get off and kick the bike over. The weight of it laying flat will trip the sensor.
Forum: Face plant 04-09-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,202
Posted By CopaMundial
In the slow mo you can really see how much the...

In the slow mo you can really see how much the fairing jerks to the right (indicating that the rear wheel was trying to pass you on the left). You attempt to steer left to keep your line, but that...
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 28,746
Posted By CopaMundial
Just a note to brighten your spirits. ...

Just a note to brighten your spirits.

Remember this post from Senegal 3/17:



Someone, somewhere, was watching out for you guys.
Guinea is struggling with an Ebola outbreak...
Forum: Face plant 04-08-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,620
Posted By CopaMundial
How long ago was the accident? How long were you...

How long ago was the accident? How long were you in the hospital?
Seems like they would keep you for a while with a broken neck.
Forum: Face plant 04-06-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 65,740
Posted By CopaMundial
Great update. Have you considered a tandem...

Great update.

Have you considered a tandem bike?
That might allow you to push yourself just that little bit farther each time.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,944
Posted By CopaMundial
Just have her sit on front, facing you. Then it...

Just have her sit on front, facing you.
Then it doesn't matter how much luggage you have on the back.


*pants optional for this maneuver of course.
Forum: Thumpers 04-04-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,594
Posted By CopaMundial
Brakes, Carbs, suspension, yeah yeah... forget...

Brakes, Carbs, suspension, yeah yeah... forget all that stuff.
Just put a K&N Filter on it, Amsoil, and Dynabeads. Could have wooden wheels and you'll still sell a ton of them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,495
Posted By CopaMundial
The OP is looking at this entirely wrong. ...

The OP is looking at this entirely wrong.



WTF is 'too' Stormtrooper?
Full on Stormtrooper is still not 'too' Stormtrooper.
Get rid of her and find a new wife who is a Star Wars fan.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 934
Posted By CopaMundial
+1. Except for the "Hi" part.

+1. Except for the "Hi" part.
Forum: Face plant 03-31-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,005
Posted By CopaMundial
Oh, ok in that case yes I think they're an...

Oh, ok in that case yes I think they're an excellent option. Go for it.


Why even ask the question if you're only willing to accept one answer?
I do know what you're talking about, and IMO they...
Forum: Face plant 03-31-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,005
Posted By CopaMundial
Reinventing the wheel there. Plenty of good eye...

Reinventing the wheel there.
Plenty of good eye protection available so there is no reason to ask yourself "Hey, I wonder if this neat idea will work in that one moment when my sight is on the line"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,981
Posted By CopaMundial
Did he have time to avoid that? Absolutely. He...

Did he have time to avoid that? Absolutely.
He didn't need to overtake that van. He could have slowed down and staybe behind the van, or overtaken them in the left lane (rather than on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27,629
Views: 6,580,153
Posted By CopaMundial
Oh dear, this could get messy. My opinion I...

Oh dear, this could get messy.

My opinion I consider that a gear fail.
Here is my take on motorcycle gear. Don't think about what you need on the bike. Picture yourself in your motorcycle gear,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,071
Posted By CopaMundial
I wear all of that minus the neck brace (I...

I wear all of that minus the neck brace
(I also wear knee braces, Astrisks, because it's better to prevent an knee injury than to recover from one).
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 944
Posted By CopaMundial
Fill your camelback bladder halfway and stick it...

Fill your camelback bladder halfway and stick it in the freezer overnight. When you're ready to ride, fill it the rest of the way with water. Makes the water much nicer to drink, keeps funk from...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,071
Posted By CopaMundial
Boots. Real ones. Also, if you plan to wear...

Boots. Real ones.

Also, if you plan to wear your street helmet offroad you will get hot (when moving slow and working hard offroad) you will at least need some glasses to protect your eyes when...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,594
Posted By CopaMundial
My advice in that case is to look strictly for...

My advice in that case is to look strictly for armor and abrasion resistance. Then carry a separate set of packable rain gear to put over top. If it's going to rain you will almost always know it's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,594
Posted By CopaMundial
If you're still making payments on your GSA then...

If you're still making payments on your GSA then you're stuck with it IMO.
I just think you would lose too much money on the deal if you try to get out of it.

So my advice would be to examine...
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