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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,156
Posted By Digasi
It is better to keep them in front of you. You...

It is better to keep them in front of you. You have 100% control over yourself, and very little on them. With them in front you can give an extra amount of space and keep an eye on them. If you...
Forum: Face plant 04-21-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,348
Posted By Digasi
She doesn't tailgate me and usually puts quite a...

She doesn't tailgate me and usually puts quite a distance between us if she is behind me. She thought I was going to run the stop sign and had looked away for a second to check traffic and didn't...
Forum: Face plant 04-18-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,348
Posted By Digasi
We share the bike. Or rather I share mine. She...

We share the bike. Or rather I share mine. She rides it mainly for fun, while I use if for fun and for commuting. We are just now getting to the point where we can actually have the time to ride...
Forum: Face plant 04-16-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,348
Posted By Digasi
Thanks for the birthday wishes. She is still...

Thanks for the birthday wishes.

She is still my wife and yes she rides. She is debating on getting a motorcycle of her own. She made a mistake and is really taking it harder then I am. She...
Forum: Face plant 04-15-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,348
Posted By Digasi
Digasi's Birthday Bash

Well I will keep things short. I had a minor collision this Saturday. I was out riding for my birthday and had the missis following. Well she didn't see me stop for a stop sign and I went flying....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,984
Posted By Digasi
0 min and 0 seconds. The moment I picked up my...

0 min and 0 seconds. The moment I picked up my motorcycle I rode it to work. Commuted with it for two years before picking up my first car. Still commute with the bike every day (minus the snow...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,131
Posted By Digasi
I am only 4,200 miles a year. It is my commuter,...

I am only 4,200 miles a year. It is my commuter, but I only live like 3 miles from work.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,494
Posted By Digasi
kickstand kill switch is probably the number 2...

kickstand kill switch is probably the number 2 reason my bike doesn't start.

Number 1 is I forget to turn the bike on.:evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,852
Posted By Digasi
Sounds like she ignored the traffic signal device...

Sounds like she ignored the traffic signal device no mater how you look at it. Either she blatantly ran the light red, wasn't paying attention (which is the scariest of the scenarios), or got caught...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-03-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,065
Posted By Digasi
I would put in the SV650. Able to handle...

I would put in the SV650. Able to handle anything you want, great gas mileage (45 to 65 mpg), dependable and reliable.

Thought no new ones are being sold in the US.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-07-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 16,602
Posted By Digasi
I should wear one, though I don't think it will...

I should wear one, though I don't think it will help. People don't really look when they are driving. If they don't look they will not see you regardless of what you wear. So that is why I prefer...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-07-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,543
Posted By Digasi
First close call was riding to work. Coming up...

First close call was riding to work. Coming up on a T intersection with the other street having the stop sight. There is no side of the road as it dropped off in a 4 foot ditch a mere 4 inches from...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 251,841
Posted By Digasi
I have been in your shoes for more then a few...

I have been in your shoes for more then a few miles. That is why I know there are times when cyclist can safely share the road and times when you have to be aggressive in protecting your space. But...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 251,841
Posted By Digasi
Share the road, as in allow others to use the...

Share the road, as in allow others to use the road as well as they. The very same moto that they are asking of drivers. Proceed until there is either a bike lane, pull out or come to an area that a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 251,841
Posted By Digasi
Should bicyclist be on the road? Yes, they have...

Should bicyclist be on the road? Yes, they have the same rights to the road as cars. Should cyclist follow the laws as they expect drivers to? Yes they should. Should they share the road like...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 251,841
Posted By Digasi
I would love to see more infrastructure for...

I would love to see more infrastructure for bicyclist (Yah I know bad motorist dont' like that). The only problem is getting the bicyclist to use it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 30,731
Views: 7,395,370
Posted By Digasi
The situation is more when the cyclist or slow...

The situation is more when the cyclist or slow moving vehicles pass by pull overs, take over two lanes and generally don't allow you to safely pass is more the situation I was commenting on where...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 30,731
Views: 7,395,370
Posted By Digasi
It is situational. I agree with you if the...

It is situational.

I agree with you if the car just came up and couldn't pass. How ever if the cyclist don't allow faster traffic to pass when they can, they then do share some responsibility...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,816
Posted By Digasi
Honestly, if you really want the answers then go...

Honestly, if you really want the answers then go ask your family how they feel. If they are happy with how things are done, then you are doing it right. They are the ones that matter, not some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,000
Posted By Digasi
Sounds like you did the right thing. I would...

Sounds like you did the right thing. I would have pulled over and let him pass. If not, just proceeded to the nearest public area and called the police. No need to let the idiot know where you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-22-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 14,683
Posted By Digasi
Our camera's require proof of the operators...

Our camera's require proof of the operators identity. I have no problem with the system, so long as proof of who was driving is provided.

As for avoiding cops, well just don't be stupid. Know...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,206
Views: 310,217
Posted By Digasi
It has been a crazy week for me. On Monday I get...

It has been a crazy week for me. On Monday I get behind a lady who wants to do 20 MPH in a 45 zone. She just talks to her passenger and is ignorant of those behind her. After a little bit I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,393
Posted By Digasi
Here is my first bike. For some strange...

Here is my first bike.

For some strange reason this is the only pic I have of her. It isn't in the best condition since it was taken after I crashed her.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 7,462
Posted By Digasi
Nope, I ride and have no problems if they want to...

Nope, I ride and have no problems if they want to ride and show the maturity needed to ride. This goes for dirt and road. I will make sure they know how to use the bike and ride safe. I will also...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,973
Posted By Digasi
Coming home from a very long day at work and my...

Coming home from a very long day at work and my fuel light went on. I had to get up early for another long day the next day so decided to get fuel before heading home. Got home (apartment complex)...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,173
Posted By Digasi
I have started to see score cards on more and...

I have started to see score cards on more and more cars now.

Other then that, nothing new. I will worry once the scores start to get close to looking like this guy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,117
Posted By Digasi
Cars do it all the time here. It is so bad that...

Cars do it all the time here. It is so bad that at times I have pretty much seen my light turn yellow before people stopped running the red light (no, the light wasn't broken because I could look up...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-27-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 251,841
Posted By Digasi
Filtering to to the front isn't so much of a...

Filtering to to the front isn't so much of a problem if the cyclist can/willing to work with the flow.

As a driver I much rather have the cyclist move up to the front and then back out of the way....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 41,172
Posted By Digasi
$35 Decided the only thing I could do with...

$35

Decided the only thing I could do with it was purchase a cheap lunch and use the rest for gas and search for some lonely roads.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,111
Posted By Digasi
Thought about using a dual sport for hunting. ...

Thought about using a dual sport for hunting. Figured it would make a good vehicle to get to various hiking points and walk in from there. Figured I could get a deer back to base camp easy enough...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 15,766
Posted By Digasi
I have seen an increase. Just like others have...

I have seen an increase. Just like others have said, no real one type seems to be the cause. I have seen from full gear to just a helmet. But then again, I see the same on motorcyclist.

As for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 251,841
Posted By Digasi
Move up here, enjoy the clean bike lanes :freaky ...

Move up here, enjoy the clean bike lanes :freaky
Down side is, you have to love the rain.



I have always get nervous on those roads like that. Be it in cycle or car/motorcycle. But usually...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 251,841
Posted By Digasi
I get the same excuses here. But I call BS...

I get the same excuses here. But I call BS because I have used the very same bike lanes with no problems with my bike. Neither do all the rest of the commuters in Salem or the few groups that do...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 251,841
Posted By Digasi
How about those with engines in the back? I just...

How about those with engines in the back? I just gave a small, incomplete list. I just think everyone should share the road and not afraid to speak about the group of cyclist in my area that don't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 251,841
Posted By Digasi
It should mean share the road so that everyone...

It should mean share the road so that everyone has equal and safe access. Expecting that one group has to immediately get off or that everyone just has to wait beyond you and not allow them to pass...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 251,841
Posted By Digasi
I think we all need to share the road. ...

I think we all need to share the road.

Cyclist community is just more vocal about it. They also go with the slogan of "share the road". Great slogan, but kind of back fires when the cyclist...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 20,791
Posted By Digasi
My SV650 - Seras Victoria.

My SV650 - Seras Victoria.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4,692
Views: 251,841
Posted By Digasi
1. Most own cars, have jobs, spend money. I...

1. Most own cars, have jobs, spend money. I think some where in there they pay taxes ;)

2. True, but how much damage do they cause to others? Is this damage being unpaid by the cyclist that does...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,519
Posted By Digasi
I just have two puppy paw prints on my motorcycle...

I just have two puppy paw prints on my motorcycle that my kids put on the bike at some point. Just left them there as they didn't effect anything.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,437
Posted By Digasi
I say it is the future. Probably will never...

I say it is the future. Probably will never fully be required every vehicle be just automated driver. Just in case, add a clause to our laws to protect our ability to drive/ride our selves. If one...
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