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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,356
Posted By ray h
That was very scary. I had something very...

That was very scary.
I had something very similar happen to me a few weeks back, the only difference was the truck got stopped before hitting the car infront of me. There were two cars stopped...
Forum: The Garage 11-03-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,437
Posted By ray h
So what motorcycle did you bring home?

So what motorcycle did you bring home?
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,510
Posted By ray h
I just installed a set of Oxford heated grips. I...

I just installed a set of Oxford heated grips. I don't know what took me so long, should've done this years ago.
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,110
Posted By ray h
First thing you need to do is knock out that...

First thing you need to do is knock out that humidity. If you don't take care of that, your asking for trouble when you cover the walls and floor.
I've lived in a few places with finished basements,...
Forum: The Garage 10-12-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,437
Posted By ray h
If you get a Kia, do yourself a favour and get...

If you get a Kia, do yourself a favour and get the manual transmission. We had an 06 Kia Rio, had 102000 miles on it when we traded it (For a Fit). The Rio was on it's third automatic transmission...
Forum: The Garage 10-12-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,437
Posted By ray h
We just bought a Fit a couple months ago, I love...

We just bought a Fit a couple months ago, I love it. We looked at a few different econo cars, it came down between the Fit and Fiesta (didn't look at the Sonic because I don't trust it's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,759
Posted By ray h
Not by law he doesn't, it may be his policy or...

Not by law he doesn't, it may be his policy or his department's policy but if he stopped you for a light out, that's the scope of his investigation.
Again, I specifically said "equipment violation"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,759
Posted By ray h
Then his investigation has gone beyond a simple...

Then his investigation has gone beyond a simple equipment violation. You conveniently did not quote the part where I said a simple equipment violation. If he is checking for an endorsement, that has...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,759
Posted By ray h
What I do depends on how he approaches me and how...

What I do depends on how he approaches me and how he treats me. He wants to be the guy who's in charge, ok no problem, I'll let him set the tone of the stop. If he makes me feel comfortable with the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,870
Posted By ray h
Has anyone really seen a change in the way other...

Has anyone really seen a change in the way other drivers "perceive" of riders?

I didn't think so. The problem is in your mind. There won't be any backlash from this as far as how cagers treat...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2013, 03:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,145
Posted By ray h
This one's on my helmet but I did have one on my...

This one's on my helmet but I did have one on my bike, it started fading so I took it off.

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f13/bnrhuffman/DSCF0049_zpsf0472af9.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-29-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 76,263
Posted By ray h
Drop

To keep with a theme and because it's going to be warm for the next few days.
http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f13/bnrhuffman/DSCF0051_zpsc521ed2f.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-29-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 76,263
Posted By ray h
Grab

http://i44.photobucket.com/albums/f13/bnrhuffman/DSCF0050_zps694b5504.jpg (http://s44.photobucket.com/user/bnrhuffman/media/DSCF0050_zps694b5504.jpg.html)

Corner of Pine Grove Rd and 34.
I was a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,376
Posted By ray h
Ive owned mostly Hondas but my last two have been...

Ive owned mostly Hondas but my last two have been Kawasakis and I've also had a Yamaha.
I'll probably never own anything that isn't Japanese because the purchase price and maintenance costs are too...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7,848
Views: 1,580,953
Posted By ray h
That's probably a reasonable question around...

That's probably a reasonable question around Boulder
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,014
Posted By ray h
So if you are asking about me personally, how I...

So if you are asking about me personally, how I feel.
I felt safer on my KLR650 than I do on my Versys. I don't know if I actually was safer or just felt safer.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,014
Posted By ray h
I don't think theere has ever been a statistical...

I don't think theere has ever been a statistical breakdown of particular bike types. I'm sure insurance companies have done similar things based on cc though.
I believe, as a previous poster said,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,522
Posted By ray h
That's funny, I paid $500 for mine and it would...

That's funny, I paid $500 for mine and it would start with a huge cloud of smoke as well.
One night I almost burned myself up in that car when I :loadedpassed out in the driver's seat with my knee...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,522
Posted By ray h
He was half right and you are half right. It's...

He was half right and you are half right.
It's about lbs/sq,in of tire on the road. Most modern vehicles have enough braking power to bring the tires right up to the point of lockup.
All other...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,522
Posted By ray h
I had a little Honda CVCC like that (except...

I had a little Honda CVCC like that (except yellow) back in 84-85. Awesome little car even though it burned more oil than gas and eventually broke a timing belt in Mexico. I left it in Mexico sitting...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2013, 12:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,522
Posted By ray h
I also doubt I can teach you anything new....

I also doubt I can teach you anything new. Probably the best I could do is remind you of things you already know.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2013, 09:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,522
Posted By ray h
First off, are you expecting me to react to the...

First off, are you expecting me to react to the sarcasm or are you really interested in riding safer?
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,522
Posted By ray h
As amusing as that is, it's BS

As amusing as that is, it's BS
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,522
Posted By ray h
It's not about what vehicle can out brake...

It's not about what vehicle can out brake another, it's about reaction time. I don't care who you are, it takes at least 1/2 second for your brain to realize you need to brake or take action and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,522
Posted By ray h
I agree, to each their own, that's why I have no...

I agree, to each their own, that's why I have no advice for anyone on this matter, and I may not be the brightest bulb but I'm sure as hell smart enough to know not to draft a tractor trailer and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,522
Posted By ray h
I don't know why I'm always surprised at the...

I don't know why I'm always surprised at the number of truely stupid people.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7,848
Views: 1,580,953
Posted By ray h
You may be on to something, but I bet you could...

You may be on to something, but I bet you could find examples of "scooters" with footpegs though.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7,848
Views: 1,580,953
Posted By ray h
Me too, but Honda called it a motorcycle???? ...

Me too, but Honda called it a motorcycle????
All I'm saying is there are several examples of "motorcycles" that look like scooters.

How about this, looks more like a motorcycle but still step...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 27,611
Views: 6,573,750
Posted By ray h
The Castle Doctrine in PA does extend to...

The Castle Doctrine in PA does extend to motorcycles the way the laws are written (as always, open to the court's interpretation). The firearms laws as far as carrying says that if you are "on" a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7,848
Views: 1,580,953
Posted By ray h
Honda C90 - scooter or motorcycle? Blurry I say.

Honda C90 - scooter or motorcycle?
Blurry I say.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 7,848
Views: 1,580,953
Posted By ray h
The difference between a moped and scooter is...

The difference between a moped and scooter is pretty easy but I think the line gets blurry between scooter and motorcycle.
Scooter has a "step through" platform?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-09-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 1,352
Views: 76,263
Posted By ray h
You had better put your "Katana" away if that tag...

You had better put your "Katana" away if that tag is in her teens..
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-31-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,382
Posted By ray h
I don't know if wheelies are illegal in...

I don't know if wheelies are illegal in themselves but Im sure you could get a ticket for something even if its something like"headlight improperly adjusted".
Unrelated to wheelies but to carry on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-29-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,308
Posted By ray h
All good points. I think about it like this. ...

All good points. I think about it like this.
Each distraction is a stone thrown in the bucket, you get enough stones in there and you won't be able to carry the bucket anymore. Some people are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-25-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,307
Posted By ray h
Like many here I started "adventuring" in a Jeep....

Like many here I started "adventuring" in a Jeep. That got expensive and took up alot of room that I don't have since moving a couple of years ago, I was already riding (Honda Shadow) but when I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-21-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 2,606
Views: 702,506
Posted By ray h
Hope he learned his lesson, between two vehicles...

Hope he learned his lesson, between two vehicles is a bad place to be.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 17,715
Posted By ray h
Fair rant. I have the anti-rant but mine is much...

Fair rant. I have the anti-rant but mine is much shorter.
Why do you think it should be your job (don't mean you specifically but metaphorically) to decide what protective gear another person wears...
Forum: Face plant 12-10-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 15,781
Posted By ray h
I've been looking at those and at one time was...

I've been looking at those and at one time was going to start a thread discussing them and asking if they work but I decided it would be a waste of effort because who, besides a deer, would know if...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2012, 04:04 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 17,715
Posted By ray h
I can't be held responsible for your emotional...

I can't be held responsible for your emotional state.:evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 17,715
Posted By ray h
Congratulations on your new found freedom of...

Congratulations on your new found freedom of choice.
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