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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 31,802
Views: 7,781,696
Posted By Colorado_Rider
You were saying? ...

You were saying?

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Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 24,160
Posted By Colorado_Rider
Good God man what are you talking about? The 14R...

Good God man what are you talking about? The 14R has more torque at 3000RPM that the Blackbird could ever hope for. I rode a 06' 14 and it craps bloody diarrhea all over the XX engine.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 31,802
Views: 7,781,696
Posted By Colorado_Rider
Well that's certianly your opinion, but dragging...

Well that's certianly your opinion, but dragging knees on the street is not a good idea plenty of reasons and above all, foolish.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 31,802
Views: 7,781,696
Posted By Colorado_Rider
You're lucky, I have to say that about my face...

You're lucky, I have to say that about my face everytime I leave the house:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 31,802
Views: 7,781,696
Posted By Colorado_Rider
Haha nobody. The point is, at 10-20 above the...

Haha nobody. The point is, at 10-20 above the speed limit , you're cracking maybe 10% of what that bike is capable of and there's no need to manipulate the weight distribution until you are getting...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 31,802
Views: 7,781,696
Posted By Colorado_Rider
If you're hanging off going the speed limit,...

If you're hanging off going the speed limit, you're a douche and look like a fool.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 31,802
Views: 7,781,696
Posted By Colorado_Rider
[QUOTE=Tripped1;24914253]Proper technique IS...

[QUOTE=Tripped1;24914253]Proper technique IS hanging off on a super sport, they are high effort to tilt because the bars are low as hell and right on the side of the forks. You don't get any snap to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 31,802
Views: 7,781,696
Posted By Colorado_Rider
You can't drag your knee and go the speed limit...

You can't drag your knee and go the speed limit at the same time, it's not physically possible. It's also a rediculous antic on the street, as is hanging off with half a butt cheek exposed. It's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,894
Posted By Colorado_Rider
I had a feeling it would come across that I can...

I had a feeling it would come across that I can stop better than ABS when there's plenty of grip. I don't feel that way if grip is compromised in any way.

What I'd like to know is, I remember...
Forum: Road warriors 08-23-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 391,899
Posted By Colorado_Rider
It's more of a butt dyno thing. I'm sure you've...

It's more of a butt dyno thing. I'm sure you've ridden a bicycle with mud on the tires.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,894
Posted By Colorado_Rider
Zombie thread! I have a hard time believing...

Zombie thread!

I have a hard time believing after 20 years of riding non-abs bikes that suddenly whenever ABS activates it's saved you from a crash or even a lockup. I've braked pretty damn hard...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 325,652
Posted By Colorado_Rider
Further proving my theory. "Oh wow! Lots of...

Further proving my theory. "Oh wow! Lots of people are watching over there, I better try extra hard to look cool"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,882
Posted By Colorado_Rider
^ Yep. I cut my dose in 1/2 about a week ago per...

^ Yep. I cut my dose in 1/2 about a week ago per my doctors and almost immediately I started to feel more alive and wanting to ride and take trips again. I'm prepared for a crash because that often...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2,822
Views: 766,611
Posted By Colorado_Rider
I don't care if this is a re-post it's fucking...

I don't care if this is a re-post it's fucking awesome. The modern internal combustion may not be all that efficient, but it sure as hell looks impressive here.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,882
Posted By Colorado_Rider
No it's totally cool. Are you referring to being...

No it's totally cool. Are you referring to being addicted to whipping sportbikes through the corners, or the actual anti-depressants? If it's the former I have no doubt I over stimulated my...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,126
Posted By Colorado_Rider
Sorry Bruh, it's a fact. The interweb sez so.

Sorry Bruh, it's a fact. The interweb sez so.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,639
Posted By Colorado_Rider
How about the guys you don't want to be see by....

How about the guys you don't want to be see by. Like the coppers?
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,126
Posted By Colorado_Rider
For the most part yes. But I'll take that over...

For the most part yes. But I'll take that over the headache you will put up with owning a Euro bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,882
Posted By Colorado_Rider
Thanks friend, I spoke with him today and said...

Thanks friend, I spoke with him today and said I'm ok to cut my dose in half for a month and we'll assess how I feel from there. In the mean time I'm shopping ZX14R's, that'll shake things up. :ricky
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 645
Posted By Colorado_Rider
That bike are you looking at?

That bike are you looking at?
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 314,938
Posted By Colorado_Rider
Damn dude. FWIW the best tour I ever had was the...

Damn dude. FWIW the best tour I ever had was the one where I had the most problems.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,639
Posted By Colorado_Rider
My Dad helicoptered a small deer with his wing,...

My Dad helicoptered a small deer with his wing, Anything smaller and he'd have probably crashed.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,882
Posted By Colorado_Rider
I think I better see how I feel with a clear...

I think I better see how I feel with a clear un-medicated head before closing this chapter. My life is great compared to how it was when I needed those meds, there's no reason to stay on them. I was...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 314,938
Posted By Colorado_Rider
Fucking dealers man. Since you know how...

Fucking dealers man. Since you know how everything should look in there, keep looking. How much could they have messed with though?
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 314,938
Posted By Colorado_Rider
So it's doing that while you're riding? Or just...

So it's doing that while you're riding? Or just at idle? There are several other vids like that and I think it was the TPS. How many miles you have?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,882
Posted By Colorado_Rider
Good stuff guys. I might as well share a...

Good stuff guys.

I might as well share a bit more because there's more to the story. 3 years ago I started taking an anti-depressant becuase I've always had related problems. All of it had to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 75,893
Posted By Colorado_Rider
Hopefully Blakebird will chime in. Was the...

Hopefully Blakebird will chime in. Was the engine heat better or worse on your ZX14 vs Blackbird?
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 75,893
Posted By Colorado_Rider
OK so I test rode an 06 and I'm hooked, must...

OK so I test rode an 06 and I'm hooked, must have.

My dillema is 14 or 14R

I'm sure the engine is plenty fast I don't need more = 14

I loath engine heat = 14R

Traction control = 14R
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 21,113
Posted By Colorado_Rider
Either way, that was good. Like seriously....

Either way, that was good. Like seriously. Cheers:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 21,113
Posted By Colorado_Rider
Jeez man, not like I insulted your mother.

Jeez man, not like I insulted your mother.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 21,113
Posted By Colorado_Rider
Of course, I mean if you don't ride a Harley you...

Of course, I mean if you don't ride a Harley you must be a Glee-watching yuppie poseur with their eyes glued to their phone.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 21,113
Posted By Colorado_Rider
Don't even go there. Harely are a lot of things...

Don't even go there. Harely are a lot of things but performance oriented ain't one of em'.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 21,113
Posted By Colorado_Rider
I rode a Harley once. It felt good to max out...

I rode a Harley once. It felt good to max out the perfomance of a bike for once...when I back it out of the driveway.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,639
Posted By Colorado_Rider
I've been watching bikes on the road and what I...

I've been watching bikes on the road and what I find interesting is bright pretty colors may not make them more noticable before it's too late, but it does seem to make them more memorable after...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,109
Posted By Colorado_Rider
The only thing I see wrong is using that gay-ass...

The only thing I see wrong is using that gay-ass word farkles. Conjugating it increases the gay-ness.:1drink
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 1,856
Views: 314,938
Posted By Colorado_Rider
How bad is it? Does it feel mechanical? TPS?

How bad is it? Does it feel mechanical? TPS?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2014, 04:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,882
Posted By Colorado_Rider
Thanks for the advice guys. What's weird is I...

Thanks for the advice guys. What's weird is I still think about it all the time and want to keep enjoying it. It's when I get out there things dry out and I just don't enjoy myself like I used to....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,882
Posted By Colorado_Rider
1st World Motorcycle Related Problems at their Finest

Here's my sob story. When I was 19 I got my first bike and like so many here, addicted from the first ride and the obsession didn't let up for probably 6-7 years. Then it started to become a little...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 1,463
Views: 125,358
Posted By Colorado_Rider
:rofl Nice!

:rofl Nice!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 8,413
Posted By Colorado_Rider
I'm fucked either way. If I take out a loan all...

I'm fucked either way. If I take out a loan all I do is what to sell the bike to get rid of the payments. If I don't have a loan, I tell myself to make the payments and don't think about it.
...
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