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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,635
Posted By Buliwyf
Alienz.

Alienz.
Forum: Face plant 10-17-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,728
Posted By Buliwyf
Actually sounds like you did fine. Not much...

Actually sounds like you did fine. Not much you can do if you're almost stopped for a left turn and traffic behind you is closing in at 60+. Unless the car had it's highbeams on, the max...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,841
Posted By Buliwyf
I'm not a NASCAR fan. It's a stupid spec race. ...

I'm not a NASCAR fan. It's a stupid spec race. Nothing but boring identical cars on a boring lame track.
But that sound..........gawd that sound is pure awesome. That's the only reason...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,722
Posted By Buliwyf
+1. It's the engines state of tune, aero...

+1.

It's the engines state of tune, aero drag, and type of bike that effects mileage. Not CC's.

A high output sportbike engine is pushing 150+ HP per liter. Lower output cruiser engines are...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,386
Posted By Buliwyf
Yeah, uh, no. Ducati 1199 Superleggera vs...

Yeah, uh, no.

Ducati 1199 Superleggera vs Kawa H2R vs 2015 R1 vs 2015 BMW vs Ducati 1299S vs Kawa H2 at Mid Ohio, Laguna Seca, and Austin Texas? I'd pay to see that. But I'll bet my money on...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,386
Posted By Buliwyf
Yes. The Ducati Desmosedici is a V4. And...

Yes. The Ducati Desmosedici is a V4. And V4's are a better choice for racing in the future, but Ducati did win the World Superstock championship this year with a twin.....

But for the street...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,738
Posted By Buliwyf
on Ducati Scrambler > Triumph Truxton. ...

on

Ducati Scrambler > Triumph Truxton.

Sorry, but the Truxton is a turd. If you love ridin olde very poor bikes, or are a hipster, then go for it. The Street Triple isn't even close to the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 34,279
Views: 8,407,615
Posted By Buliwyf
Lotus Super 7 with a dry sump'd 'Busa engine. ...

Lotus Super 7 with a dry sump'd 'Busa engine.

Or an AC Cobra kit car.
Or an Ariel Atom (if I'm rich).

Plenty of excellent sports cars out there that have as much cargo capacity as our biggest...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 961
Posted By Buliwyf
Maybe your lid is different, but I never wipe my...

Maybe your lid is different, but I never wipe my face shield with my glove. That only makes things worse.

Rain-X and a fog insert. (Pinlock) The HJC RPHA10 can be fully closed but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,549
Posted By Buliwyf
In the past I've driven GMC vehicles in the snow...

In the past I've driven GMC vehicles in the snow and they wouldn't apply the brakes at all. The ABS was set too sensitive. Startled no one died or made the news.

ABS has done the same thing on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,549
Posted By Buliwyf
IMO, they have to be switchable, and the settings...

IMO, they have to be switchable, and the settings HAVE to stay where I leave them. I absolutely don't want to have to turn off or set ABS everytime I start the bike. (didn't BMW do this nonsense...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,738
Posted By Buliwyf
Newer 600's have their engines pushed to the...

Newer 600's have their engines pushed to the limits to win reviews and bench racing. They're often as grumpy as race engines.

A liter bikes engine might be tuned a little safer and are...
Forum: Road warriors 10-13-2014, 12:04 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 41,476
Posted By Buliwyf
Ya'll need too find more fun sportbike riders. ...

Ya'll need too find more fun sportbike riders.

My 1199 Panigale checklist:
-Gravel roads? yup.
-Beach sand? yup.
-camping? yup.

Didn't even nick the lower fairing or radiator.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,680
Posted By Buliwyf
Does CA have wide roads like FL? No way am I...

Does CA have wide roads like FL?

No way am I going to filter by moving cars in my area. Stopped cars are cake. Stopped trucks and white vans are still suicide. And you still have to bug...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,680
Posted By Buliwyf
Lane splitting is a "free squish" in Ohio. ...

Lane splitting is a "free squish" in Ohio.

And if they're stopped and can't pull over and squish you, something they can get away with "scott free", you better filter right to that next turn...
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,907
Posted By Buliwyf
Gah. Mv's are classic Italians. Broken, and...

Gah. Mv's are classic Italians. Broken, and high in "character".

Ducati has seriously improved and many cry about it's lesser amount of "character" lately. So I'm voting Monster. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,680
Posted By Buliwyf
Yeah, that sounds worth it. Get to work...

Yeah, that sounds worth it.

Get to work early for an extra cup of joe before clocking in. Just have to risk getting squished by traffic.

Maybe 30 is too fast to filter.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,668
Posted By Buliwyf
If our fleet vans had tow mirrors I'd leave them...

If our fleet vans had tow mirrors I'd leave them extended.

Anything to get a better view. These vans have crappy side and rear vision. Complete death traps.
Forum: Racing 10-07-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 162,554
Posted By Buliwyf
There's 6 led's on the wheel that light up...

There's 6 led's on the wheel that light up yellow, aren't there still?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,352
Posted By Buliwyf
Put a clear lens plate cover over your license...

Put a clear lens plate cover over your license plate. Slide the ticket under the lens. Pop the bottom screws on your plate every week or two to get all the tickets out. You can even slot the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,106
Posted By Buliwyf
I like Turtles.

I like Turtles.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 34,279
Views: 8,407,615
Posted By Buliwyf
Oh, no, Not my fork seals. Pffff. Let 'em...

Oh, no, Not my fork seals. Pffff. Let 'em blow. Fork seals are disposable and should be regular maintenance. I'll bet most of the blown fork seals were already marginal. Seal Savers...
Forum: Racing 10-07-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 162,554
Posted By Buliwyf
Sad day indeed. :cry Everyone needs to...

Sad day indeed. :cry

Everyone needs to prepare for the worst. I've used equipment about that size before. There's no way that's a survivable accident. Those counter weights are heavy. A ...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 41,476
Posted By Buliwyf
That's a desmo with belts. The 1199...

That's a desmo with belts.

The 1199 Panigale is a Desmo with a chain and gear drive. Cams are geared together with one chain going down to the crank.

Desmo isn't going anywhere on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,668
Posted By Buliwyf
Yeah. Every time I climb into my company van I...

Yeah. Every time I climb into my company van I want to shoot myself.

If I'm still stuck with the van a year and a half from now I'm quiting a perfectly good job. :cry

But they promised...
Forum: Racing 10-05-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,281
Views: 162,554
Posted By Buliwyf
Because Vettle's a dick. It's going to...

Because Vettle's a dick.

It's going to hurt pretty bad at Ferrari when the tifosi boo's him.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 34,279
Views: 8,407,615
Posted By Buliwyf
I met a herpitoligist (sp?) that claimed to be...

I met a herpitoligist (sp?) that claimed to be part of a study called "How to get bit by a cottonmouth." (must not have been a very good herp to get stuck with that job) The adults wouldn't bite...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,668
Posted By Buliwyf
Has anyone driven one of those POS vans? ...

Has anyone driven one of those POS vans?

I recommend not lane splitting anywhere near those vans. I strongly don't recommend passing on the right either. Those POS vans are the poorest...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 13,209
Posted By Buliwyf
They could get rid of the rear brake in that pic....

They could get rid of the rear brake in that pic. Just use the motor for the rear brake.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,543
Posted By Buliwyf
We need to be smarter than this. If I'm...

We need to be smarter than this.

If I'm in my truck, with my GoPro on the dash, in a bad mood from traffic/work/whatever; then road king is road pizza. (I would never actually do that,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 34,279
Views: 8,407,615
Posted By Buliwyf
Only if you're a river or pond. Only time I've...

Only if you're a river or pond. Only time I've been chased by one, there was a river behind me. Snake zipped right by. They're not terribly bright, they know safety is running towards water...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,487
Posted By Buliwyf
Cause the Triumph is crap. :lol3 I...

Cause the Triumph is crap. :lol3

I did ride the Truxton. It's crap to. Too old fashioned. The lamo dual rear shocks need to go. And it also would be nice if it was faster than a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 888
Views: 79,028
Posted By Buliwyf
Easier to just register it as a Salvage Rebuilt...

Easier to just register it as a Salvage Rebuilt bike.

Tell them it's a DRZ400.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,056
Posted By Buliwyf
Bag'd milk......Next up on "How's that made". ...

Bag'd milk......Next up on "How's that made".

:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,487
Posted By Buliwyf
Those bikes are all fugly. The Scrambler is the...

Those bikes are all fugly. The Scrambler is the only cool looking bike of this group.

The Italians are always good at fashion, no?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,056
Posted By Buliwyf
Ducati 1199 -Ohlins fork, shocks, and steering...

Ducati 1199
-Ohlins fork, shocks, and steering dampers. (Sweden)
-Mikuni throttle bodys (Japan)
-Mitsubishi ECM and injectors (Japan)
-Brembo brakes, clutch (Italy)
-Pirelli tires (Italy)...
Forum: Road warriors 10-03-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 98,084
Posted By Buliwyf
I like it. Looks like an olde school early...

I like it. Looks like an olde school early Harley/Indian/Brough Superior. Would be nice to see more of these types of bikes.

Best looking (stock) cruiser out there. Maybe the "Scout"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,344
Posted By Buliwyf
There's a tough off camber turn on top of a hill...

There's a tough off camber turn on top of a hill in Mohican. There's a cross on the guard rail where someone lost it.

Makes it easy to remember that turn. Otherwise, I could see myself...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,049
Posted By Buliwyf
"Feeling good, is good enough." I love...

"Feeling good, is good enough."

I love popping on deceleration. It's just from being on the throttle and rich, then jumping off the throttle, and the exhaust gets a shot of HOT lean mix that...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,047
Posted By Buliwyf
Ducati 1199. Once it's got some mileage, you...

Ducati 1199.

Once it's got some mileage, you could shift it with your bare foots pinky toe. The quick shifter helps. But it's smooth on the way down as well. Smoother than any other...
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