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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-10-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 51,464
Posted By Falconx84
Grab & tag

What better way to celebrate phrank's recent promotion and my new 9-5 job than to go riding on a beautiful Sunday?

We started off just going out for the sake of being out when I realized that I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 51,464
Posted By Falconx84
If I'm not mistaken, I think Nessa is seated with...

If I'm not mistaken, I think Nessa is seated with royalty.

But I counted to 65 :(
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 51,464
Posted By Falconx84
Yeah, I think you did... I remember waving to a...

Yeah, I think you did... I remember waving to a guy in a yellow suit on a blue dual sport on rt 9 on our way up.

Phrank was in front wearing black textile, blue bike and I was wearing a gray/hi...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 908
Views: 51,464
Posted By Falconx84
"grab" & tag

So phrank and I decided to take advantage of the holiday weekend and rescue the duck from harpers ferry.

Unfortunately he was nowhere to be found. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-07-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By Falconx84
New insurance office in Maryland

My wife is working with another gentleman to open a State Farm insurance office in Maugansville, MD (just north of Hagerstown). They expect the office to be open the first week of August. Part of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,022,970
Posted By Falconx84
What is the thing bolted to the swingarm?

What is the thing bolted to the swingarm?
Forum: Racing 07-06-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,639
Posted By Falconx84
Does anyone know if the hill climb highlights...

Does anyone know if the hill climb highlights will be ESPN (or other)?


I know in years past they showed it a month or two later at like 2am
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-04-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 908
Views: 51,464
Posted By Falconx84
Reb- glad to hear they're taking care of you. If...

Reb- glad to hear they're taking care of you. If for some reason you decided not to use the shinko, let me know ... I think I only have about 3k miles left on my rear. Its the best tire I've found...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-02-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 51,464
Posted By Falconx84
I'd try emailing shinko on the replacement. I was...

I'd try emailing shinko on the replacement. I was really debating about trying their tires because of tread separation issues but it seemed that they had a good policy on replacing bad tires and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 51,464
Posted By Falconx84
What kid of tire pressure were you running? Bias...

What kid of tire pressure were you running? Bias ply or radial?

When I talked to the shinko tire rep they recommended 40 psi for road use and only use the radial type for the heavier adv bikes. 40...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,044,632
Posted By Falconx84
So... Ice water?

So... Ice water?
Forum: Racing 06-29-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 10,639
Posted By Falconx84
Www.krdo.com I'm listening on their android...

Www.krdo.com

I'm listening on their android app right now


Apparently there's no *free* livestream video this year, at least not that I can find
Forum: Face plant 06-25-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,694
Posted By Falconx84
In MD, I had to hire a third party appraiser to...

In MD, I had to hire a third party appraiser to figure out diminished value. I had to pay out of pocket and have him submit a report to the insurance company. Then they said he was wrong and made a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-19-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 908
Views: 51,464
Posted By Falconx84
Might have to rescue the ruck tomorrow if no one...

Might have to rescue the ruck tomorrow if no one else does... Won't be my most creative grab/tag but seeing as how its only 3.5 min from my place ...

Oops that might have been another clue

For...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,768
Posted By Falconx84
Pretty timely article in USA today ...

Pretty timely article in USA today
http://college.usatoday.com/2014/06/06/effects-of-sleep-deprivation-equal-to-binge-drinking-or-marijuana-use-study-shows/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,044,632
Posted By Falconx84
I don't like riding fast in the rain so I dodge...

I don't like riding fast in the rain so I dodge the rain drops... Great practice.
Forum: Hacks 05-28-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,411
Posted By Falconx84
Huh, pretty cool... I always thought of the...

Huh, pretty cool... I always thought of the flexit style of leaner where the sidecar leans with the bike.

I've got another concept to consider now
Forum: Hacks 05-28-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,411
Posted By Falconx84
Is a leaner "really" that simple or am I missing...

Is a leaner "really" that simple or am I missing something?

I'm leaning towards me missing something as I'm brand new to the world of sidecars so I'm still attempting to learn about proper...
Forum: Hacks 05-22-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4,013
Views: 680,642
Posted By Falconx84
Sold! When can I get it? But seriously,...

Sold! When can I get it?

But seriously, lately I'm finding I have more time than dollars so I'd be interested
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,174
Posted By Falconx84
Stick with the 650. Cheaper insurance,...

Stick with the 650.

Cheaper insurance, better mpg/range, lighter weight. Likely more than enough power. If I could do it again I'd have gone 650. My wife and I are over 400 lbs and my sv 650...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,286
Posted By Falconx84
Snopes disagrees on both counts ...

Snopes disagrees on both counts

Http://www.snopes.com/autos/techno/cruise.asp
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,044,632
Posted By Falconx84
Foreign Youth Yearn For Freedom

Foreign Youth Yearn For Freedom
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,907
Posted By Falconx84
Its been said a couple times before but I feel...

Its been said a couple times before but I feel its worth mentioning again.

I held off on buying a crampbuster/ throttle rocker for years because I thought it would get in the way and only be good...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 488
Posted By Falconx84
Tomahawk is about 5 min from my house. Off either...

Tomahawk is about 5 min from my house. Off either exit 14 (back roads, not for larger trucks/trailers) or 16 in WV. PM me if you want good directions.

www.tomahawkmx.com - looks like they're open...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-13-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 362
Posted By Falconx84
Motorcycle accident 81n near 320 mm VA

I came through about 9:30p after work, still had police and fire on scene.

Not 100% sure what happened but a cruiser-style bike was in the median and appeared to have rear end damage. A FedEx...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-19-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,299
Posted By Falconx84
Reflective Deer

From USA TODAY

For safety, reindeer get glowing paint jobs

Hoping to prevent thousands of road accidents every year, Finnish herders are giving reindeer a glow-in-the-dark paint job. The...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,582
Posted By Falconx84
If necessary, I trailer my bike... Built in ramp...

If necessary, I trailer my bike... Built in ramp and only a couple feet off the ground. Very easy to do solo.


I'm surprised no one mentioned (lack of) head room when loading into an enclosed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,311
Posted By Falconx84
Just an FYI... Your front tire is backwards.

Just an FYI... Your front tire is backwards.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-04-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,022,970
Posted By Falconx84
I think you're a little late to the party ...

I think you're a little late to the party

For those that are curious but don't feel like looking up a post over 14 months old

Page 1148...
Forum: Hacks 02-02-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,524
Posted By Falconx84
Not really my business.... But post #9 towards...

Not really my business.... But post #9 towards the end he said he was thinking about reversing the flaps so the HD logo didn't show...why not buy his? Or maybe you were subtly implying that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 19,125
Posted By Falconx84
^^Btdt Except my situation it was a sport...

^^Btdt

Except my situation it was a sport bike and the led tail light blended in with the lights on the tractor-trailer he was tailgating.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 19,125
Posted By Falconx84
In all fairness, the white helmet of the other...

In all fairness, the white helmet of the other rider caught and held my attention first
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 30,285
Posted By Falconx84
^^ this... Identical experience, written more...

^^ this... Identical experience, written more clearly with less words than I was going to
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,029
Posted By Falconx84
I've been tempted more than once to disable mine...

I've been tempted more than once to disable mine on the Strom. Hit some nice bumps on a washboard dirt road and it bounced the kick stand just enough to stop the motor. If I rode dirt or rough roads...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 14,620
Posted By Falconx84
They also documented an air to air missile...

They also documented an air to air missile striking its target


Http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-pacific-12321492
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,770
Posted By Falconx84
White/clear trash bags- works well for surprise...

White/clear trash bags- works well for surprise rain storm, duct or electrical tape to make poncho or rain chaps. Also works well for waterproofing gear and keep seat dry. Its funny, I'll ride all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2013, 01:39 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,226
Posted By Falconx84
Rather than stopping I take a weird loop on side...

Rather than stopping I take a weird loop on side streets -- something no other driver would do. If they still follow I may cross a ditch or a curb so its nearly impossible to follow unless they're...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2013, 11:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,889
Posted By Falconx84
my primary regret is that I didn't get into...

my primary regret is that I didn't get into motorcycling sooner...my parents said I couldn't get one while I was under their roof, and when I moved out I couldn't afford one.


I made enough...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 369,398
Posted By Falconx84
^^ suddenly it all makes sense... Do you realize...

^^ suddenly it all makes sense... Do you realize how slick partially coagulated blood is? And now we have a road soaked in it




Lol
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,402
Posted By Falconx84
Tires make a world of difference too... Pressure...

Tires make a world of difference too... Pressure and profile. Assuming the pressures are correct, drop the front (raise forks) 1/2" or so and it will be more willing to turn in.


Other than that,...
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