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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 03:51 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,954
Posted By TheProphet
Talking Sure Ian, no problem. Translated, it says:...

Sure Ian, no problem.

Translated, it says: " I've had way too much beer tonight, and my thoughts are ebbing and flowing incoherently while I type. Please help me." :eek1


Bob
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 03:44 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,253
Posted By TheProphet
"Loud Pipes... Lose Rights"

"Loud Pipes... Lose Rights"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 03:40 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,194
Posted By TheProphet
On one hand we have common, basic consideration...

On one hand we have common, basic consideration for others.


On the other hand, we have tolerance of, and for the acts of others.


This shouldn't be all that difficult to resolve. :fpalm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,194
Posted By TheProphet
Question [QUOTE] You totally misquoted me. I never said...

[QUOTE]
You totally misquoted me. I never said they were quiet, I said they were legal.

Reread my post again.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,194
Posted By TheProphet
Thanks for the graph. Exactly what I said. ...

Thanks for the graph. Exactly what I said.

Note the graph prior to say 4500 RPM - not much increase there as the stock exhaust can flow the required CFM's. At 3500 to 4000. The change is almost...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,194
Posted By TheProphet
This discussion begs a question: Obviously there...

This discussion begs a question: Obviously there are 100 to 200 HP bikes as stock being sold new from various brand names and dealerships. Also obvious is the fact that whatever exhaust cans are on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,194
Posted By TheProphet
Question It's also why newer bikes have bigger and bigger...

It's also why newer bikes have bigger and bigger diameter/length mufflers - to allow for more silencing/packing material to comply with the regulating government restrictions. It is also the function...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 440,196
Posted By TheProphet
Talking Says the guy with 10,900 posts!:D

Says the guy with 10,900 posts!:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 440,196
Posted By TheProphet
Thumb That makes sense.:*sip*

That makes sense.:*sip*
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-01-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,194
Posted By TheProphet
Question Please post The research you've perfomed to...

Please post The research you've perfomed to arrive at the '99%" figure. Very interesting number.:y0!:hmmmmm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 8,194
Posted By TheProphet
Thumbs down Most people I know that have a loud, obnoxious...

Most people I know that have a loud, obnoxious exhaust wouldn't know The first thing about "performance", or modifying / tuning a bike for increased power.

They do it solely to get attention....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,253
Posted By TheProphet
"Hey... hold my beer, and watch this!" ...

"Hey... hold my beer, and watch this!" :fpalm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,253
Posted By TheProphet
Laugh Maybe one of the worst quotes I ever read... From...

Maybe one of the worst quotes I ever read... From a typical Motorcycle Forum Technical section, as stated by a self appointed "expert".:lol3

"That'll effect your torque, but it will do nothing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,954
Posted By TheProphet
Laugh That was sort of my point... [/QUOTE] ...

That was sort of my point...

[/QUOTE]

Don't read more into what I stated... I'm not that deep!:eek1 Nor am I a serial Brand Basher (bashee?). Let's not gravitate there. :fpalm

Maybe it's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,954
Posted By TheProphet
Talking I think the entire concept of "Motorcycle...

I think the entire concept of "Motorcycle Reliability" becomes very subjective and opinionated as a result of:

1.) Motorcycle purchases are a mixture of impulsiveness, and passion. Riders do...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,954
Posted By TheProphet
Question What "facts" are we talking about? I've seen...

What "facts" are we talking about? I've seen none. :hmmmmm


Note that weak, poorly researched B.S. gussied up and wrapped up pretty to appear like a fact... is still not a "fact".
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,954
Posted By TheProphet
Correct me if I'm wrong, but: Consumer Reports...

Correct me if I'm wrong, but: Consumer Reports had never done any analysis of Motorcycles before that very infamous short article, and they have never done any Motorcycle related comparisons since.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-20-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 15,954
Posted By TheProphet
Talking Most modern bikes are very reliable. I have a...

Most modern bikes are very reliable. I have a 2011 HD Road King Classic, currently at 38,600 something miles.

Zero, yes zero failure of anything whatsoever... ever. Actually a bit boring.

I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 440,196
Posted By TheProphet
Thumb That makes all the sense in the world. To...

That makes all the sense in the world.

To make it real, does Spain have any firm statistical evidence to illustrate that this program works? Are there less accidents and fatalities for new riders...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 440,196
Posted By TheProphet
Reminds me of spoiled, whiney young athletes -...

Reminds me of spoiled, whiney young athletes - Little Leaguers in particular - that obcess over $300 bats and $600 mitts, but will never be able to hit or catch if even if their lives depended on it....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 440,196
Posted By TheProphet
Talking Most Important Things to Know For a Motorcycling n00b.

Most Important Things to Know For a Motorcycling n00b.


After reading through these many, many posts, I'd suggest that the "most important" thing to know is:

Be extremely careful about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,724
Posted By TheProphet
I think that once you get a few miles under your...

I think that once you get a few miles under your belt, you will learn to relax more. You never want to become totally complacent, but you DO need to unclench.

Have you taken the MSF Course?
...
Forum: The Garage 02-10-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,957
Posted By TheProphet
Question Tinplate? You'd still have to move the...

Tinplate?

You'd still have to move the plumbing and utilities in between the joists, but this might be different.

http://www.americantinceilings.com/shop/snaplock-installation-type
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,885
Posted By TheProphet
Laugh Right after I learn to read German! I do...

Right after I learn to read German!

I do see "Smoothie and cocktail" in the text.

Only in Austria... right?:lol3 Our company has two factories in Germany, and both have free beer on draft in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,885
Posted By TheProphet
Question Can you post a link to this particular HD...

Can you post a link to this particular HD Dealership? For now, I have some doubts that they actually have a "Bar" serving alcohol inside of a dealership.

Prove me wrong please!!:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,885
Posted By TheProphet
You are absolutely, positively 100% incorrect in...

You are absolutely, positively 100% incorrect in thinking that all HD riders collect all the trinkets and baubles.

It is assumed you are attempting to make some point. What is it? Go ahead......
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,885
Posted By TheProphet
Eek No, but here's a recent one.... ...

No, but here's a recent one....

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_rDNyQdDXib8/SdNuiNqY1bI/AAAAAAAAEjI/tP5rDWAkizY/s400/art_atwood2.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,885
Posted By TheProphet
Thumbs down Could it possibly be that they just happen to...

Could it possibly be that they just happen to like the bikes? I never did understand what negative aimed folks mean by "Culture", Not everyone is magically hypnotized into owning a HD.


Not true...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,885
Posted By TheProphet
Question Overall, isn't the most "Mainstream" motorcycle a...

Overall, isn't the most "Mainstream" motorcycle a Honda?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,885
Posted By TheProphet
Eek If millennial generation Hipsters cannot afford...

If millennial generation Hipsters cannot afford cars nor homes, why would they be suddenly considering motorcycles?

And, is it only me, or does it seem like "Hipsters" have very obvious uniforms,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-04-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,885
Posted By TheProphet
Laugh Hey... wait a minute! ...

Hey... wait a minute!

http://images.sodahead.com/polls/002433425/Tea-Party-68185022078_xlarge.jpeg

Bashers need love too. :gun2
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,885
Posted By TheProphet
Eek You seem to be obsessed with urine. Fishing for a...

You seem to be obsessed with urine. Fishing for a Golden Shower? I think you're in (get it? You're in?) the wrong Forum Section.

:eek1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,885
Posted By TheProphet
Laugh Bikes are virtually identical, except for...

Bikes are virtually identical, except for fairing/windshield/bags. I have a 2011 RKC. I am 5'-9", 210 Lbs.

I can predict that the stock seat will be too high, but there are many options for a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,885
Posted By TheProphet
Eek http://global3.memecdn.com/overly-sensitive_o_2514...

http://global3.memecdn.com/overly-sensitive_o_2514843.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,885
Posted By TheProphet
This may help a few of the folks here... ...

This may help a few of the folks here...

http://raphaelray.smugmug.com/photos/451405273_ixNts-XL.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,885
Posted By TheProphet
Laugh Sounds like someone had sand kicked in their face...

Sounds like someone had sand kicked in their face at a beach sometime in the past. Jeeesh!:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,885
Posted By TheProphet
Laugh So... how long have you been living all alone in...

So... how long have you been living all alone in your cave? :lol3
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,776
Posted By TheProphet
Talking [QUOTE] 1.) I think a lot of this depends...

[QUOTE]

1.) I think a lot of this depends on the climate (too hot... too cold) and the comfort level of the physical conditions you have provided for yourself. If camping has you frazzled, stay...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,885
Posted By TheProphet
Talking Obviously your knowledge of motorcycles had...

Obviously your knowledge of motorcycles had totally stagnated! :lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-24-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,187
Posted By TheProphet
Eek Sounds painful. :eek1

Sounds painful. :eek1
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