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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 32,924
Views: 8,018,264
Posted By Rakthi
All the ones made for export have had side stand...

All the ones made for export have had side stand switches for ages.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 32,924
Views: 8,018,264
Posted By Rakthi
Yup, and the kid most probably loves the...

Yup, and the kid most probably loves the paintwork too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,387
Posted By Rakthi
Totally agree with him. When one of our visitors...

Totally agree with him. When one of our visitors got run over by a truck (broken elbow and kneecap) I spend a couple of hours with him in the ER here in the local hospital. The amount of motorbike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,387
Posted By Rakthi
On winding roads, stay as close to the outside...

On winding roads, stay as close to the outside edge of your lane. Cars, busses and other motorbikes are likely to come way over the yellow line (if there is one) due to them going to fast or being...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 108,269
Posted By Rakthi
Nobody went down when bumped and the one run over...

Nobody went down when bumped and the one run over was bending over to muck with the tires so he was not visible to Lien when he decided to pull out of a bad situation.

I lived in NYC for 14 years...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2013, 03:15 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 108,269
Posted By Rakthi
Ignore him, you're wasting your time answering...

Ignore him, you're wasting your time answering him. He will never give you a decent reply. Seems he purposely misunderstands and answers accordingly.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2013, 01:53 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 108,269
Posted By Rakthi
read post above you, allegation he was related to...

read post above you, allegation he was related to a high up police officer is denied.

Anyway, I do not see how an uncle can have influence on me ... I had 9 uncles! Oh dear, I must be really...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 108,269
Posted By Rakthi
Another interesting chart ... people in prison...

Another interesting chart ... people in prison ... Looks like the US is Number 1 and way ahead of the rest of the world.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/shared/spl/hi/uk/06/prisons/html/nn2page1.stm

As...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,467
Posted By Rakthi
The ones that were registered before the 106 hp...

The ones that were registered before the 106 hp law are still legal to use. I do not think they will let you register an older 106 hp that is imported. (or if they do, you better learn how to jump...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 108,269
Posted By Rakthi
Hoi Wraith Rider, I see you live in Germany, why...

Hoi Wraith Rider, I see you live in Germany, why don't you go ahead, break a car window, post the movie on internet, get arrested and see how long you keep your job (if you have one that is).
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,467
Posted By Rakthi
Here you go, you can already check out your next...

Here you go, you can already check out your next bike in France

http://www.deuxiememain.com/motos/francemotos.htm

http://fr.autoscout24.be/motos
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 108,269
Posted By Rakthi
Just wondering if the 5 off duty officers were...

Just wondering if the 5 off duty officers were riding bikes with valid license plates ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 108,269
Posted By Rakthi
With a reverend as father will be hard to play...

With a reverend as father will be hard to play the broken home card
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 33,995
Posted By Rakthi
Totally believable. My wife's car has had a...

Totally believable. My wife's car has had a puncture in the sidewall from a piece of wood. And not even that big a piece either.

Found some on Google for you:
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 108,269
Posted By Rakthi
Yup, just too bad there is no video of that bit...

Yup, just too bad there is no video of that bit ... Amazing isn't it, considering so many must have been filming their awesome powerz for later bragging on youtube.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2013, 02:38 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 108,269
Posted By Rakthi
Yup, with henshao on that. What was he...

Yup, with henshao on that.

What was he supposed to do? Open window and politely ask them to move out of the way while they were messing with his car? (or do you think they all just stood around...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 108,269
Posted By Rakthi
Yup, good point. Who said his brake light was...

Yup, good point. Who said his brake light was working?
40% of the bikes here in Malaysia run without lights on the back because the owners do not have valid license or current insurance.

makes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2013, 02:17 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 108,269
Posted By Rakthi
And that pic you posted ... normal in this part...

And that pic you posted ... normal in this part of the world. People have no money for cars. So no problem there. They are not mobbing the streets with stupid behaviour.
Interesting, and why it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 108,269
Posted By Rakthi
A relatively tame group with stolen plates on...

A relatively tame group with stolen plates on their bikes or with stolen bikes?
No car hold up? Guess you have been watching different videos

Get real!

Cops have gotten photos of hundreds of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,467
Posted By Rakthi
Sell the bikes, the procedure to get them...

Sell the bikes, the procedure to get them registered/homologated to conform to EU laws and regulations are expensive and time consuming.

Need new exhaust, head light, speedometer, remove the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,893
Posted By Rakthi
Good point, sometimes I wonder why we named the...

Good point, sometimes I wonder why we named the cats ...

Bike, cars ... the bike = the bike, the cars are: the small one, the big one. No need for cutesy names. If they don't work, they're called...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2013, 03:28 AM
Replies: 32,924
Views: 8,018,264
Posted By Rakthi
Yup, you're right.

Yup, you're right.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-30-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,298
Posted By Rakthi
Red bike is in the wrong lane. He overshoots and...

Red bike is in the wrong lane. He overshoots and goes over the solid white line (equivalent of double yellow) of his lane in the turn.

Poor guy on the cruiser just happened to be in the wrong...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,675
Posted By Rakthi
You forgot the diapers! Just a thought,...

You forgot the diapers!

Just a thought, light a cigarette and only inhale through it, exhale through your nose. All impurities will be burned and those that aren't will get stuck in the filter....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 32,924
Views: 8,018,264
Posted By Rakthi
Not if you aspire to have your pic in this thread...

Not if you aspire to have your pic in this thread because you failed to fail
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,514
Posted By Rakthi
They will just beat you up and take the plug. ...

They will just beat you up and take the plug.

There are remote systems out there that allow the thief to ride the bike or drive the car for about half a mile before the vehicle goes into alarm and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,667
Posted By Rakthi
Jimbo Pellegrine does not agree with you :) ...

Jimbo Pellegrine does not agree with you :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrf93aLQXBE
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 32,924
Views: 8,018,264
Posted By Rakthi
Is this the picture you mean?

Is this the picture you mean?
Forum: Face plant 02-28-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,738
Posted By Rakthi
bloody lucky! Good thing you slid out of the way...

bloody lucky! Good thing you slid out of the way of the slow truck you just passed ...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 02-14-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 22,227
Posted By Rakthi
what I was thinking too ... Pure eye candy!

what I was thinking too ...

Pure eye candy!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-29-2012, 01:32 AM
Replies: 32,924
Views: 8,018,264
Posted By Rakthi
Must be those special sandals! ...

Must be those special sandals!

http://blog.motorcycle.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/armoredflipflops2.jpg
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2012, 01:55 AM
Replies: 9,266
Views: 1,847,455
Posted By Rakthi
Not really a question, but stupid nevertheless. ...

Not really a question, but stupid nevertheless.

NYC 1992 ... standing at stoplight waiting for the light to change - I had a FRXs Lowrider at the time. Guy stops next to me, powers down window and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 32,924
Views: 8,018,264
Posted By Rakthi
The useless Kuryakyn hyper charger?

The useless Kuryakyn hyper charger?
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2012, 02:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,029
Posted By Rakthi
You can not use the FX springer front if you want...

You can not use the FX springer front if you want to re-use your Fat Boy wheels. The caliper and it's fittings are on the wrong side and you can't move them over.

The FL springer front should be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,290
Posted By Rakthi
I live in a "far away" place where things get...

I live in a "far away" place where things get fixed ...

Difference here is, if you go in a local motorbike shop, these guys have only very very basic tools and yet seem to be able to fix things...
Forum: Face plant 07-11-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 13,002
Posted By Rakthi
Dropping bike in front of a busload of tourists...

Dropping bike in front of a busload of tourists on intersection 42nd. and Broadway NYC (lucky this was way before smart phones, internet and youtube)

Forgetting the disk lock. Happened twice in...
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,426
Posted By Rakthi
Check out this website, they have the scans of...

Check out this website, they have the scans of the parts book with exploded drawings of lots of years and models of HDs, might help you to figure out how the damn thing comes apart.

If I got it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,064
Posted By Rakthi
For what it's worth, mark your calendars for June...

For what it's worth, mark your calendars for June 24th & 25th ... Harley Davidson is planning a Worldride ... guess lots of HOG groups parading all over ...

http://hog.com/worldride
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2012, 02:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,784
Posted By Rakthi
Schubert C3 ... Light, well ventilated and...

Schubert C3 ... Light, well ventilated and couldn't care less about looking "right" on a Harley or not.
Forum: Face plant 05-06-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,595
Posted By Rakthi
He's in Belgium ... no attorney, no court case...

He's in Belgium ... no attorney, no court case ... can't sue for everything they have ... Will be sorted out by insurance companies.
At least they have excellent and affordable healthcare.
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