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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths Yesterday, 09:46 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,856
Posted By CaseyJones
Sorry about no pictures. I took a fall in a...

Sorry about no pictures. I took a fall in a gravel Park-N-Ride...turning around...dropped the damned thing on top of me...but I was wearing my digital camera on my hip. Crushed it.

DID NOT break...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths Yesterday, 09:26 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,856
Posted By CaseyJones
For some reason the site won't let me quote...

For some reason the site won't let me quote properly.

Never tried a mesh jacket. I have what I have; and right now; or a week ago, was not the time for me to be spending couch-crack change on...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-27-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,856
Posted By CaseyJones
Risk versus reward. We've all been there. I...

Risk versus reward. We've all been there.

I preach ATGATT. But I'm on a road trip now; triple-digit temperatures. I know tomorrow I'm going out with a white, long-sleeve tee-shirt...a...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 06-19-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 920
Posted By CaseyJones
I suck at shifting too. I don't do speed...

I suck at shifting too.

I don't do speed shifting. I hear what other riders do; I have to PAUSE between gears.

So be it. I STILL enjoy the ride; the tactile mechanical interface. I'm just a...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-18-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 955
Posted By CaseyJones
KBB says $16,900 ...

KBB says $16,900

http://www.kbb.com/motorcycles/bmw/k1600gt-abs/2012-bmw-k1600gt-abs/suggestedretailvalue/

Think of that. $4000 depreciation from new for 2500 miles.

What the dealer is...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-18-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,856
Posted By CaseyJones
I know that. Mistyped. Lest you doubt me,...

I know that. Mistyped.

Lest you doubt me, you could go back and check some of my other posts. I have commented on the Pirate Party at the Motor-CloZ boutique, numerous times.

Thank you for...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-18-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,856
Posted By CaseyJones
I'm not surprised that you're amused. ...

I'm not surprised that you're amused.

Someone who would think a skid, funny, and ABS a waste...would think 1930s technology made by a clothing botique company from Milwaukee, worth taking out a...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-18-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,856
Posted By CaseyJones
Something funny about a skid? It happened to...

Something funny about a skid?

It happened to me yesterday...on my new Honda. A quick pull-down but not a panic - not quite. Car in front of me dynamited the brakes. Couldn't see why.

Dry...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-15-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,858
Posted By CaseyJones
It's a bit off topic...but if you're going with...

It's a bit off topic...but if you're going with an Alaska trip in mind, keep tank size and fuel use as a consideration. The AlCan Highway and the Stewart-Cassiar Highway...have fuel stations about...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-15-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
An excellent insight into the thought processes,...

An excellent insight into the thought processes, such as they are, of these tire abusers with their cute name for themselves.

:norton

Thanks for playing! :D
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-15-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
As said in one of my links :deal It was noted...

As said in one of my links :deal It was noted that plenty of people ride bareheaded with no protective gear, too. Often for years. You never need any gear - until you do need it.

We're not...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-15-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
The one guy who disagrees, explains why. As...

The one guy who disagrees, explains why.

As opposed to the gaggle of lemmings, who bray, "How can you KNOW anything if you haven't TRIED it!!"

Of course, that covers a lot of things.

I've...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-14-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
Further reading: ...

Further reading:

http://www.triumphrat.net/the-rocket-science-forum/183516-no-love-for-the-darkside-in-boise.html
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-14-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
Probably because the nimrods lit into ME. Up...

Probably because the nimrods lit into ME.

Up is down; black is white; idiocy is wisdom.

http://www.ridermagazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/web-Dark-Siders-R-2.jpg
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-14-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
Right. And his sources are impeccable; and I...

Right. And his sources are impeccable; and I have no sources and no logic.

Another clapping seal.
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-14-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
Over 125 psi, to force the bead over the rim. ...

Over 125 psi, to force the bead over the rim. That's what car-tire users HAVE SAID TO DO to "make it fit."




And the graphic supplied by the Dunlop manufacturer's source, above :deal is a...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-14-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
Yah, I know. What you disagree with; who doesn't...

Yah, I know. What you disagree with; who doesn't agree with you, is disruptive.

Got it.


"Top performance" depends on the purpose. A rainy rally is not going to be the best place for racing...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-14-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
Why do you have to be so negative? What are you,...

Why do you have to be so negative? What are you, some kind of TROLL?

This is all about getting TOP PERFORMANCE - by using the best-performing tires for the job.

If you don't want to use proper...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-14-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,597
Posted By CaseyJones
I had one, briefly. Four years old and low...

I had one, briefly. Four years old and low mileage - 1700.

Gutless wonder. Comparing a Burgman 650 twin, with an AUTOMATIC; to the big single 650, also by Suzuki...they couldn't be more unalike....
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-14-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
Right. What you want is all kinds of information...

Right. What you want is all kinds of information about how to do it and why to do it ("information") but not the reasons why NOT to do it ("arguing" "noise" "trolling").

If you want to do it...do...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-14-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
So there's only room for one side of this...

So there's only room for one side of this discussion.

Kewel. What you want is flattery and echoing.

That's another side of being really-really smart.
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-14-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
Let's work this thorough. Motorcycle tire...

Let's work this thorough.

Motorcycle tire makers are all ripoff artists.

But car tire makers are NOT? What ,makes THEM angels?

Why aren't motorcycle tire makers telling car owners to put...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-14-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
Nope. I'm going to give good advice to...

Nope.

I'm going to give good advice to people who for whatever reason, are not capable of evaluating the recommendation.

It's what anyone responsible would do. If you see someone about to do...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-14-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
Here's another question for the...

Here's another question for the can't-criticize-if-you-haven't-tried-it crowd:

How come CAR TIRE people are telling cyclists not to do this? How come THEY aren't greedy and trying to sell THEIR...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-14-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
I'm just wondering if there's any fact or...

I'm just wondering if there's any fact or evidence or sentiments these...persons...will accept besides mindless cheering?
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-14-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,858
Posted By CaseyJones
This. Get something to learn on; something...

This.

Get something to learn on; something you can drop without heartache.

I'd personally recommend the Yamaha TW200. Small and light enough for even a small beginning rider. Enough...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-14-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
Obviously you cannot follow comparative examples....

Obviously you cannot follow comparative examples. You said I cannot understand whether doing something was unsafe or not workable because I never did it.

You follow that? Now here, off the top...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-14-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
I told you the first reason. First, the...

I told you the first reason. First, the less-informed and less-mechanically-advised might try it - not understanding the risks, as you clearly don't.

The second reason is that this sort of...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-13-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
Yet they try to persuade. To do something...

Yet they try to persuade.

To do something foolish. That could cause loss of control, or contribute to it.

If I saw someone advocating removing the front brake, to increase gas mileage or to...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-13-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
The intelligent person can grasp and learn from...

The intelligent person can grasp and learn from the experience of others.

I don't need to engineer my own computer to understand the fundamentals of how they work. And I know that plugging them...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-13-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 49,840
Posted By CaseyJones
It isn't the noise so much as how the noise comes...

It isn't the noise so much as how the noise comes over a quiet area, blasts the hell out of the place, and then in seconds fades out.

It'd be better if he just ran around the place in circles. ...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-13-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 49,840
Posted By CaseyJones
Ah, yes. "Conductor's Narcolepsy." But GM...

Ah, yes. "Conductor's Narcolepsy."

But GM doesn't make them anymore. I'm frankly not surprised how it shook out...everything GM did for fifty years, was excrement. EXCEPT...locomotive building....
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-12-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 49,840
Posted By CaseyJones
The whistling sound was my humor, and my point,...

The whistling sound was my humor, and my point, going right over his head.

:csm
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-12-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 49,840
Posted By CaseyJones
Unlike the line of Independent Thinkers....uh,...

Unlike the line of Independent Thinkers....uh, Independent PERSONS, queing up to be originals, at the Motor-CloZ Botique.

Thanks for playing! :lol3
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-12-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 49,840
Posted By CaseyJones
Yes. If I was following the crowds...I'd follow...

Yes. If I was following the crowds...I'd follow them to the GM most-popular or the Toyota most-popular.

I make up my own mind. GM is organized crime. The Camry is a generic CAR. Paint it white...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-12-2015, 12:41 AM
Replies: 823
Views: 49,840
Posted By CaseyJones
"Hit me once, shame on you. Hit me twice, shame...

"Hit me once, shame on you. Hit me twice, shame on ME."

NEVER again will I spend a nickel on anything made by GM, its subsidiaries, its successors. They had a chance, and when I trusted them...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-12-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
I never shot myself in the head, either. I...

I never shot myself in the head, either.

I don't need to do it to know it's not a good idea.
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-11-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 256
Views: 22,549
Posted By CaseyJones
NOBODY can handle a flawed setup. Only a fool...

NOBODY can handle a flawed setup. Only a fool would try; and plenty of people have gotten hurt. Ever see a death wobble break out?

Chancing it, would be foolish. Would you go for a ride with a...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-11-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 49,840
Posted By CaseyJones
GM's quality is still mediocre compared to the...

GM's quality is still mediocre compared to the Japanese and Korean offerings.

A new car/truck is a tremendous investment. Why take a chance, when there are KNOWN quality products out there that...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-11-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 823
Views: 49,840
Posted By CaseyJones
I'm not especially nostalgic about those engines....

I'm not especially nostalgic about those engines. Me, I more admired the Jeep OHC six...too bad they didn't take the time and spend the money to make it work.

I said above, I can understand the...
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