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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 390,765
Posted By Toddv
Some States electronically verify insurance and...

Some States electronically verify insurance and require ins companies to report cancellations.






See above, but some States like MD, give insurers 6 months to report cancellations....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 32,987
Views: 8,041,517
Posted By Toddv
No victim, no crime... Sent from my KFOT...

No victim, no crime...

Sent from my KFOT using Tapatalk
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,567
Posted By Toddv
Lol. Anyhow here the pic of the spot, this is...

Lol. Anyhow here the pic of the spot, this is taken just at the end of a lazy right hand sweeper, the deer was maybe 20/30' ahead on the right with just a small bit of it's ass visible. Then he shot...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 84,939
Posted By Toddv
Wow that castle is really something. Wonder if...

Wow that castle is really something. Wonder if strange things go bump in the night there?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By Toddv
I've done it, bought a bike in NEw Orleans when I...

I've done it, bought a bike in NEw Orleans when I was living in MD. I drove the pickup truck down, loaded the bike up and drove home. I probably would have flew down and driven it home but I had too...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,567
Posted By Toddv
Thanks but I chalk this one off mostly as luck....

Thanks but I chalk this one off mostly as luck. It happened very fast and even if I would have been going half the speed I wouldn't have had much more time to react. The whole enounter happened...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,567
Posted By Toddv
Lol, yea dogs around here normally have their...

Lol, yea dogs around here normally have their territory as well, a small piece of property is in the 4/5 acre area, about 25% are farms along the road and everyone has a dog, they come running...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,687
Views: 395,513
Posted By Toddv
If I'm behind a vehicle I can't see through or...

If I'm behind a vehicle I can't see through or past I drop back beyond the standard safe distance. I also use the whole lane to watch for threats from either side in the form of vehicles on side...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,567
Posted By Toddv
Lol truth! I live in the woods and have about a...

Lol truth! I live in the woods and have about a mile and a half of dirt road before I hit pavement. We have all you could hunt around here.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,567
Posted By Toddv
There was not a mark on the bike that I could...

There was not a mark on the bike that I could find. Judging from the sound I heard it was just contact with the tire and then a scraping noise that I would guess was it's hooves on the road.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,567
Posted By Toddv
Yes there was definitely a lesson there, I do...

Yes there was definitely a lesson there, I do realize how lucky I was. What was running through my head at that instant wasn't good. I was trying to figure out the best way to handle the impact, the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,567
Posted By Toddv
I live on the western side of South Carolina. ...

I live on the western side of South Carolina.

Yes the brush was thick up to about 2' from the road with a pasture and fence maybe 5 more feet in, so he had nowhere to go but across the road to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,567
Posted By Toddv
Lol Well if you get that close to them out here...

Lol Well if you get that close to them out here It's usually because they're already dead. They are well hunted.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,567
Posted By Toddv
Deer, yea that. Haha

Deer, yea that. Haha
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,567
Posted By Toddv
Hit a dear tonight

I hit a deer on the way back from my folks for dinner. It was mostly dark, I live in the stick and have a 20 mile ride on 2 lane roads through woods & fields, there are lots of deer around. Speed was...
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,394
Posted By Toddv
Nice!! I've spend many a night on the water, it...

Nice!! I've spend many a night on the water, it is truly some of the best sleep I've ever had.
Forum: Trip Planning 08-03-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 63,903
Posted By Toddv
A crowbar would remedy that problem.

A crowbar would remedy that problem.
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,413
Posted By Toddv
You two have already passed through my neck of...

You two have already passed through my neck of the woods, hopefully you got to ride some of the roads in The Great Smokey Mountains! Stay safe and enjoy living the dream. :)

Love the video
Forum: Battle scooters 08-03-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,724
Posted By Toddv
No they were never banned but there was an...

No they were never banned but there was an agreement made to not manufacture them for 10 years (1988-1998). But no one has started building them again probably because they fear the financial loss if...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-01-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 63,903
Posted By Toddv
I feel your pain, hopefully your's is on the next...

I feel your pain, hopefully your's is on the next days deliveries...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1,687
Views: 395,513
Posted By Toddv
Maybe it's just there to help with back pain?

Maybe it's just there to help with back pain?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2014, 04:06 AM
Replies: 1,687
Views: 395,513
Posted By Toddv
Also a trick that I have learned, especially...

Also a trick that I have learned, especially effective with fog/moisture that collects on the outside of the shield, is to turn you head side to side a bit and it will blow the stuff off. When...
Forum: Airheads 07-26-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,394
Posted By Toddv
I'm starting to get the sneeky feeling that you...

I'm starting to get the sneeky feeling that you have a bad ICU. Remember, just because it's new, doesn't mean it's good.

You can check the cans out put but only with a scope, don't see how it...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-25-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 461
Views: 63,903
Posted By Toddv
Great photos!

Great photos!
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,394
Posted By Toddv
No, I'm simply saying that an additional battery...

No, I'm simply saying that an additional battery hooked into the system is a bigger load than just one battery. But it also adds the effect of bieng a bigger capacitor to smooth out possible A/C...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,394
Posted By Toddv
Because a battery wil sit at around 12.5 volts...

Because a battery wil sit at around 12.5 volts when idle, the alternator will try to maintain a ~14 volts state so it would be putting watts into each battery to try and maintain that voltage. More...
Forum: Airheads 07-24-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,394
Posted By Toddv
No, it places a higher load on the charging...

No, it places a higher load on the charging system but also creates a better capcitive capacity. So it was A/C ripple it could smooth it out enough to make it run right.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-22-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5,971
Views: 454,978
Posted By Toddv
Well it's not about pinion angle, it's about...

Well it's not about pinion angle, it's about instant centers, vectors and such when it comes to race car suspension. :) But yes they aren't supposed to be parallel.
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 41,643
Posted By Toddv
It was not that way in MD but it is here in SC. I...

It was not that way in MD but it is here in SC. I did find one I can join just because of the county I live In. I will do some research to see if their rates will make it worth moving my accounts...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-20-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,365
Posted By Toddv
I just started playing with one called Map...

I just started playing with one called Map Factor. The I terface takes a little playing with but it is pretty functional. It uses open source maps that you can edit online so if you know where you're...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,217
Posted By Toddv
If it was from the rings the oil would not be on...

If it was from the rings the oil would not be on the backs of the valves, especially the intakes, it would have burned off during the combustion process. Those deposits on the backs of the valves are...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-20-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,217
Posted By Toddv
Still under warranty? I would say you have...

Still under warranty? I would say you have either a valve guide/seal problem or the oil is not draining out of the head for some reason.
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 41,643
Posted By Toddv
I have not checked here in SC, this was from when...

I have not checked here in SC, this was from when I lived in MD. Most of them there were for govt employees/military, there were a few just for large employers as well but I qualified for none of...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 41,643
Posted By Toddv
Yes credit unions had by far the best rates, but...

Yes credit unions had by far the best rates, but I couldn't figure a way to get in there. :(
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 377
Views: 41,643
Posted By Toddv
You really have to watch dealers with financing....

You really have to watch dealers with financing. I know a few salesman and they say that the interest rate the banks give you isn't always the interest rate you get. Yes the dealer can tack on...
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,273
Posted By Toddv
Try bleeding them and make sure you have good...

Try bleeding them and make sure you have good fluid flow. You could possibly have a collapsed brake hose. Sometimes brakes are just grabbier in the direction they aren't normally used.
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,394
Posted By Toddv
The two ICU had different failures I think, the...

The two ICU had different failures I think, the bike does not run at all with the original, and runs very poorly whith the charging system intact with the backup.
Forum: Airheads 07-20-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,394
Posted By Toddv
Sounds that way, did you check fkr A/C voltage...

Sounds that way, did you check fkr A/C voltage with you meter while the chraging system was in play?
Forum: Americas 07-19-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,039
Posted By Toddv
Wow! Glad you're ok... Pretty serious situtation...

Wow! Glad you're ok... Pretty serious situtation there.

Looks like they missed on a few facts there:
" The collision forced Riggs’ motorcycle forward, causing it to strike a blue 1993 Dodge...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-18-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 43,783
Posted By Toddv
Ethenol is hardest on gaskets and hoses that it...

Ethenol is hardest on gaskets and hoses that it comes in contact with mostly. I'm not sure that it would harm an engine. It has higher octane the the fuel it's blended into but that probably just...
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