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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 10:01 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,368
Posted By Wraith Rider
About half of the Autobahn network is permanently...

About half of the Autobahn network is permanently unrestricted. Another about 20% are temporarily restricted due to varying limits or road works. Another about 30% are permanently restricted.
Of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,344
Posted By Wraith Rider
Been there. Done that. Every day. Still not as...

Been there. Done that. Every day. Still not as bigheaded as you.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,368
Posted By Wraith Rider
I have to admit, this sentence I am not able to...

I have to admit, this sentence I am not able to fully translate.
However, I can tell you that I fully understand that someone with tiny bikes considers the Autobahn to be boring. I know myself that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,368
Posted By Wraith Rider
I thought it would be obvious that I am speaking...

I thought it would be obvious that I am speaking for me. For whom should I speak if not for me? Do you demand from everyone who shares your opinion to include a disclaimer about talking only for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,344
Posted By Wraith Rider
From somewhere your hallucinations have to...

From somewhere your hallucinations have to originate.



Is that your problem with me? Being german? Poor you.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,344
Posted By Wraith Rider
Either you kept severe irreversible damage from...

Either you kept severe irreversible damage from that drinking 30 years ago, or your new drugs impair you at least as much as being drunk, judging by the strange things completely opposite to reality...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,368
Posted By Wraith Rider
OK, than it was a misunderstanding. About 2...3k...

OK, than it was a misunderstanding. About 2...3k miles per year is what I roughly expect on my secondary, cheaper, less often renewed form of transport as well. With the VFR it's normally 10...12k...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2015, 01:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,344
Posted By Wraith Rider
@hexnut This is not your forum or internet. You...

@hexnut
This is not your forum or internet. You can't have it your own way. So pound them keys as hard as you want, its all you can do. I can claim what I want to. There isn't a damn thing you can...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2015, 12:43 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,368
Posted By Wraith Rider
In Germany we have a saying/rhyme: "Frauen und...

In Germany we have a saying/rhyme:
"Frauen und Pferde, die sind teuer,
aber Pferde, die sind treuer."
Translated it means:
"Women and horses are expensive,
but horses are more loyal."
Sounds...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2015, 12:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,811
Posted By Wraith Rider
Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,344
Posted By Wraith Rider
Look dude, you don't know me or how aware I am,...

Look dude, you don't know me or how aware I am, don't troll me only because you don't like what I'm saying.
I have wittnessed - in person or through their own descriptions - way too many cases of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,344
Posted By Wraith Rider
At least you haven't been aware of it.

At least you haven't been aware of it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,368
Posted By Wraith Rider
Why do you think so? That didn't come to my mind...

Why do you think so? That didn't come to my mind until now.



All nice and fine. If I had no paved roads near home I most probably wouldn't use and therefore sell my street bike as well. However...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,368
Posted By Wraith Rider
You're welcome. However, there might be much...

You're welcome. However, there might be much better deals out there than my 5+ years 100.000+km all weather bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,344
Posted By Wraith Rider
I assume you're not super-human. Everyone who...

I assume you're not super-human. Everyone who claims to never make mistakes is just talking bullshit.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,344
Posted By Wraith Rider
It's because you're not alone on the road,...

It's because you're not alone on the road, therefore you aren't only responsible for yourself as well as others aren't only responsible for themselves. Get used to it.



The opposite is the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,811
Posted By Wraith Rider
Fuck the signs. Nobody needs signs. Just pay...

Fuck the signs. Nobody needs signs. Just pay attention!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,811
Posted By Wraith Rider
There's really not much to add. You're just plain...

There's really not much to add. You're just plain right.




On the other, more practical thinking, hand, such laws are great in some way, because they reduce the cost of the cool stuff I want...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,368
Posted By Wraith Rider
Exactly. There are really big and great to ride...

Exactly. There are really big and great to ride advances in these fields. Sure, a less developed bike is fun as well, but these high tech gadgets and increased power are sooo much more fun. So, what...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,344
Posted By Wraith Rider
I don't need to see someone's eyes for my spidey...

I don't need to see someone's eyes for my spidey sense to trigger and I didn't need 56 years to develop that skill. But I'm not so stupid to think I was completely immune to mistakes and I'm not so...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,368
Posted By Wraith Rider
That's exactly what I was describing. At least...

That's exactly what I was describing. At least for what I want to do and how I applicate my bike.
You have to keep in mind that the more expensive bike isn't more fun because it's more expensive. It...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,344
Posted By Wraith Rider
Why are you glad about that? Now you are...

Why are you glad about that? Now you are confronted with all these issues without having learned something about it in the first place.



No one is given this permission, no matter what he...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,368
Posted By Wraith Rider
20k wouldn't be enough for two bikes for me. ...

20k wouldn't be enough for two bikes for me.

First vehicle is the main bike that I'm using every day and for holidays and trips. Therefore she has to be as perfect as possible. I spend too much...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,344
Posted By Wraith Rider
And what do you mean? How could this system...

And what do you mean? How could this system reduce your fun?



IMO the systems are developed because the distracted drivers are already out there.



But all the teaching never satisfyingly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,344
Posted By Wraith Rider
Standard assistant system. Should be included...

Standard assistant system.
Should be included in every vehicle.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,982
Posted By Wraith Rider
For me it's good when an issue is officially...

For me it's good when an issue is officially declared as known by the manufacturer, because that way I can be sure I will have fixed it under warranty if it occurs.

Rear shock and seat have been...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-15-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 623
Posted By Wraith Rider
There basically are no "proper tyres" for...

There basically are no "proper tyres" for ice.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,413
Posted By Wraith Rider
Maybe. But then that's somewhat the meaning of...

Maybe. But then that's somewhat the meaning of "reliability". A reliable bike, like Honda, doesn't need to be maintained as extremely cautious as you describe it. So maybe every bike can continue to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-12-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,941
Posted By Wraith Rider
It's not surprising that someone who says...

It's not surprising that someone who says something totally fits me after quoting how I am saying that it doesn't quite fit me has not the slightest idea of whatever.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,941
Posted By Wraith Rider
As always, you try to read something, fail...

As always, you try to read something, fail completely, and say something that's proven wrong by that what you just tried to read.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,941
Posted By Wraith Rider
If your hands hurt on a sports bike, you cary too...

If your hands hurt on a sports bike, you cary too much load on your hands. You are not meant to support your body with your hands on a bike.



I'm about to welcome this beautiful girl in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,413
Posted By Wraith Rider
It's not reliable only because it's from Japan....

It's not reliable only because it's from Japan. Kawasaki for example sucks in my experience, while Honda is great - and feels great.
Also the old BMWs, the K75 and K100 are said to be very reliable....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,615
Posted By Wraith Rider
So you didn't really read the posts about...

So you didn't really read the posts about electronic aids but just invented some nice stories to please your mind?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 12,040
Posted By Wraith Rider
To me it's important to track the costs, since I...

To me it's important to track the costs, since I don't have infinite money. However, I do it the other way round, I declare a more or less fix amount of money to be spent, every month, including the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-04-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 12,040
Posted By Wraith Rider
How many hours did you invest in your bike and...

How many hours did you invest in your bike and what's the value of one of your hours? (And what costs does your friend include? 15k over 6 years would be a real bargain if everything is included,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,615
Posted By Wraith Rider
Most TCS have AWS integrated like most ESP have...

Most TCS have AWS integrated like most ESP have TCS integrated in cars, so it's fair enough to assume when someone talks about the one, the other is meant as well. Like the anti stoppie system that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,615
Posted By Wraith Rider
And you're right to be sorry when you can't do...

And you're right to be sorry when you can't do things manually while having a safety system ready to catch you if you fail.
Now it would be interesting to find out where this psychological barrier...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,615
Posted By Wraith Rider
One reason is, that it's a great safety feature,...

One reason is, that it's a great safety feature, like ABS, especially under but not limited to changing road conditions.
Another reason is, that it's a great fun feature, like ABS, that helps to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,615
Posted By Wraith Rider
Three answers and two are stupid... The...

Three answers and two are stupid...

The 2015 Honda Crossrunner has TC as well and it's said to be a bit more refined than the one in the Crosstourer.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-31-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,845
Posted By Wraith Rider
Become? Always was. And hopefully always will...

Become? Always was.
And hopefully always will be.
Every day someone enjoys is a good day.

Do you not like happy people?
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