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Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 592,653
Posted By RobH
Pardon, the poke, but you don't know what you are...

Pardon, the poke, but you don't know what you are talking about. The Sprint GT is far more sport than touring. A 'sprint 675' would weigh no where near 435 lbs. and no sport tourer on earth...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 14,714
Posted By RobH
Being a mocking jackass just means you are...

Being a mocking jackass just means you are mocking jackass. It doesn't mean you are clever, edgy, or cool. Being impressed with yourself doesn't mean anyone else will necessarily be impressed with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 22,988
Posted By RobH
I'm glad I read this. It is a good reminder that...

I'm glad I read this. It is a good reminder that while we have every right to zip in and out of traffic (safely), there are sometimes lunatics out there who might be offended and do something...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 35,615
Views: 9,005,988
Posted By RobH
Don't stop him he's on a roll.

Don't stop him he's on a roll.
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 51,241
Posted By RobH
The price is disappointing. I would rather just...

The price is disappointing. I would rather just go for a RT at that price. I was hoping it would come in closer to a FJR.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 35,615
Views: 9,005,988
Posted By RobH
Or someone who had an unfortunate accident and...

Or someone who had an unfortunate accident and lost his bike because of it....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,024
Posted By RobH
When someone scares themselves badly because they...

When someone scares themselves badly because they almost hit someone due to their not paying attention it seems to be almost universal that they open their mouth and start spewing out gibberish for a...
Forum: Road warriors 08-27-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,960
Posted By RobH
I don't even like or want a big harley bagger but...

I don't even like or want a big harley bagger but these pictures make me covet one. They are beautiful bikes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,409
Posted By RobH
I know it seems odd to the typical motorcyclist,...

I know it seems odd to the typical motorcyclist, but rural folks don't really see their roads as byways or tourist attractions for adventuring motorcyclists. Plan accordingly.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,821
Posted By RobH
Sounds like you started out agreeing with the...

Sounds like you started out agreeing with the angry guy that said moto cops are worthless and then proved by your argument that they are pretty good at making traffic violators angry and poor. ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 8,960
Posted By RobH
Good grief that is a beautiful bike.

Good grief that is a beautiful bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 35,615
Views: 9,005,988
Posted By RobH
Lot's of wives are more comfortable getting on...

Lot's of wives are more comfortable getting on trikes than on two wheelers. A lot of my stepfather's riding friends have gone to trikes for this reason. They want to take their spouse along so they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,852
Posted By RobH
Best looking klr I've ever seen actually.

Best looking klr I've ever seen actually.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 17,051
Posted By RobH
a few months ago a guy was moving his bee hives...

a few months ago a guy was moving his bee hives on a flat bed truck and just happened to be pulling out in the road as I was passing. Those bees were not happy and it was like riding into a cloud of...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2012, 12:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,650
Posted By RobH
FWIW, when I purchased my new from the factory...

FWIW, when I purchased my new from the factory BMW F650GS back in 2006, it started leaking oil from the engine case due to a gasket issue from the manufacture. It was fixed under warranty. I think...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,852
Posted By RobH
OK You win. Hands down, that is the silliest...

OK You win. Hands down, that is the silliest thing ever.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2012, 12:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,852
Posted By RobH
you could only improve the looks of a KLR by...

you could only improve the looks of a KLR by covering up as much of the bike as possible. A tarp would help a great deal.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,962
Posted By RobH
We in the US have some psychological impairment...

We in the US have some psychological impairment that ensures that we hate anyone getting a perceived advantage in traffic -- we seem to believe that if we are suffering then everyone else should...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,797
Posted By RobH
There you go. This is the best solution.

There you go. This is the best solution.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,962
Posted By RobH
The guy was probably just having a bad day and...

The guy was probably just having a bad day and lashed out. Hopefully he's not a jerk like that all the time. Rather than support your outrage, I'll take a different approach and suggest you just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 35,615
Views: 9,005,988
Posted By RobH
Actually the convertible was over the center line...

Actually the convertible was over the center line before the crash (so perhaps he's a bit of a hypocrite for blaming the trucker for crossing the center line) and the biker was following too close...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 35,615
Views: 9,005,988
Posted By RobH
Actually gremlin bells are received as gifts, not...

Actually gremlin bells are received as gifts, not purchased by the owner. My MSF instructor gave me and the other students one. Also, you sound mad. You mad bro?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 368,695
Posted By RobH
You mad bro?

You mad bro?
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,245
Posted By RobH
Looks sweet dude. Congrats.

Looks sweet dude. Congrats.
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2012, 11:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,142
Posted By RobH
Wings are awesome. My stepfather bought his...

Wings are awesome. My stepfather bought his first one new in 1984 and sold it earlier this year and bought a new 2012 Wing. Not my thing (yet), but it is an awesome piece of machinery.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2012, 11:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,821
Posted By RobH
Love your videos dude.:clap

Love your videos dude.:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 368,695
Posted By RobH
Thank the Lord he had a helmet on or he'd...

Thank the Lord he had a helmet on or he'd probably be dead the way his melon thumped off that guardrail.
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2012, 11:42 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 19,292
Posted By RobH
5'10" but with bad knees from football injuries...

5'10" but with bad knees from football injuries :)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2012, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 368,695
Posted By RobH
That was the scariest thing I've ever seen. I...

That was the scariest thing I've ever seen. I don't think I could be persuaded to take my bike on that road after seeing all those cars all over that road.

edit: after watching a few more videos...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 19,292
Posted By RobH
Love mine. Riding position is aggressive, but...

Love mine. Riding position is aggressive, but I'll leave it this way for a few months and then consider some MFW pegs to lower them by an inch if my knees complain too much. The triple sounds like...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,612
Posted By RobH
Fz8 and Fz6 won't handle dirt roads at all except...

Fz8 and Fz6 won't handle dirt roads at all except with high risk and misery (I've never ridden a versys or vstrom but I suspect they are weak off of asphalt as well). Sounds like you want a Tiger or...
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,028
Posted By RobH
Probably about $10k more than a ordinary S1000RR...

Probably about $10k more than a ordinary S1000RR because it is special and all.
Forum: Racing 07-27-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 23,557
Posted By RobH
Everyone looks happy and at ease in that photo...

Everyone looks happy and at ease in that photo and then there's Jorge Lorenzo. Lighten up and have some fun dude. You look like one of those F1 guys.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 35,615
Views: 9,005,988
Posted By RobH
Very wise.

Very wise.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2012, 10:38 PM
Replies: 35,615
Views: 9,005,988
Posted By RobH
I think taking a hand off the right bar almost...

I think taking a hand off the right bar almost allowed him to save it (although he didn't do this intentionally) because without his panicked overgrip on the bars the motorcycle corrected his...
Forum: Face plant 07-25-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,638
Posted By RobH
a Dakar is not exactly invisible and you had a...

a Dakar is not exactly invisible and you had a high vis vest on. Did this guy give any explanation as to why he hit you? I thought it was only American drivers that were this awful.
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2012, 11:35 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,936
Posted By RobH
I just sold my FZ8. I really liked the bike, but...

I just sold my FZ8. I really liked the bike, but I wanted something I could do more long distance stuff on. A brief rundown.

The good:

Price: The bike is very nicely priced for such a strong...
Forum: Road warriors 07-21-2012, 11:13 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 51,241
Posted By RobH
Roughly the same price as FJR or Concours, and...

Roughly the same price as FJR or Concours, and thousands less than an optioned RT or ST1300. This class of bikes is no longer cheap.
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2,024
Views: 592,653
Posted By RobH
http://i77.photobucket.com/albums/j66/Rob_Harp/223...

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 35,615
Views: 9,005,988
Posted By RobH
My Quattro just just kicked in yo!

My Quattro just just kicked in yo!
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