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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 03:41 AM
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Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
Talking Hey! Welcome to the Forum!:rad

Hey! Welcome to the Forum!:rad
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 03:55 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
Laugh Uh-oh....Somebody is fulla' B.S. And got...

Uh-oh....Somebody is fulla' B.S.

And got caught!!!!


:topes
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 01:14 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
Talking You DO know that it is 100% intentional.. right? ...

You DO know that it is 100% intentional.. right?

That is why they sell so many, and possess over 50% of the big bike market. VERY smart on their part. There is no sense in offering a bike that no...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 12:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,583
Posted By TheProphet
On the other hand, it could be argued that...

On the other hand, it could be argued that knowing how a vehicle works, and what does what, and why, may help to make one a measurably better and more decisive driver/rider.:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 12:17 PM
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Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
Thumbs down No facts being presented here, just pure negative...

No facts being presented here, just pure negative speculation.

2015 - 1959 = 56 years

So therefore, in 56 years HD would have done nothing, in your viewpoint.

Another way to observe it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 12:04 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,583
Posted By TheProphet
Laugh A contrarian in our midst! :D<?xml:namespace...

A contrarian in our midst!
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 10:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,583
Posted By TheProphet
Two things I think about here: 1.) What if...

Two things I think about here:

1.) What if the Automakers focused more energy on overall reliability / durability, and less on trendy gadgets and gizmo's. Do you really need a Touchscreen to turn...
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 508
Posted By TheProphet
Fuel prices here in the USA are about as low...

Fuel prices here in the USA are about as low right now as they are ever going to get. Greed mongers are busy trying to figure out how to raise it, so ya' better hurry!:eek1

Ton's of reasonable...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 07:35 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
Thumb With a kick-starter yet... for manly men only. ...

With a kick-starter yet... for manly men only.

Imagine how cushy that seat is on a long days run.

Nice. :clap
Forum: The Garage 03-30-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,127
Posted By TheProphet
Found this on the Internet: Cat stew...

Found this on the Internet:

Cat stew recipe:

1 cat

1 Onion

1 Green pepper
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,583
Posted By TheProphet
Thumbs down You can aim some blame on the Automakers as well....

You can aim some blame on the Automakers as well. Many new cars now come with just about everything controlled by a touchscreen located in the middle of the dashboard. This way, the driver needs to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
Laugh A '59 is even better! Think Elvis, Johnny Cash,...

A '59 is even better! Think Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins...

Pics please.

http://motorbase.s3.amazonaws.com/pictures/auctionlots/1429022488/1105902471/fs_fs_7742963-1-1.jpg
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
I think it's the long winter. FWIW, I've been on...

I think it's the long winter. FWIW, I've been on these bike forums since around 2005, (10 years!!) and every winter it's the exact same, getting progressively worse until global riding season returns...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 08:44 AM
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Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
Laugh Xlt - Not "antithesis" of.... ...

Xlt - Not "antithesis" of....



Better examples might be:

epitome

archtype
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-29-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By TheProphet
Question The only other thing I could imagine is that you...

The only other thing I could imagine is that you accidently knocked off or loosened a hose or a wire while you were servicing the bike.(?)
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-29-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By TheProphet
Question Overfilled the crankcase with oil? Why not...

Overfilled the crankcase with oil?

Why not drain it, check everything out, then refill to the proper level?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2015, 11:05 AM
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Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
Cool2 It is no surprise whatsoever that serial bashers...

It is no surprise whatsoever that serial bashers would not know much about motorcycling, or motorcycles. That has always been an identifier, and a prerequisite. Backpeddling seems to be popular now...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
Question Wait... Billy Redden... is that you?:D

Wait... Billy Redden... is that you?:D
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-28-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By TheProphet
Here is a site that easily explains the Speed Vs....

Here is a site that easily explains the Speed Vs. MPG question.

It applies to cars, but motorcycles - actually any motorized single vehicle - have the same reaction

http://www.mpgforspeed.com/...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2015, 07:41 AM
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Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
It might be nice to turn this thread into a...

It might be nice to turn this thread into a nostalgia thread!!:D

When I was in high school in the late 60's, you could pick up a decent tri-five Chevy for $200 to $400! I had at different times a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
I know you weren't totally negative on that post,...

I know you weren't totally negative on that post, but maybe this will help to answer the philosophical question presented:

I now have a beautiful 1956 Chevrolet Bel Air 2-Dr HT. It sat in my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2015, 02:23 AM
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Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
Cool2 Life would be pretty boring and uneventful if...

Life would be pretty boring and uneventful if everyone was the same. Being different is easy. Accepting, and respecting that others are different is the hard part, and seperates the men... from the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
Question This photo is interesting (?). A.) Was the...

This photo is interesting (?).

A.) Was the person on the ground a second passenger (three-up?) on the bike in the forefront?

B.) is the person on the ground male or female?

C.) Was the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
Laugh Actually, No, never have felt the need to...

Actually, No, never have felt the need to counter-bash. Feel more than free and welcome to peruse all of my posts on this forum. I'm secure enough in my own skin to not feel the need to drag down...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-27-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 800
Posted By TheProphet
Agreed. I would be more concerned with the...

Agreed. I would be more concerned with the activity of the throttle hand, as well as frontal area, aerodynamics.

Once you exceed about 55 MPH, your biggest obstacle to decent MPG is pushing the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
Laugh When sad posters feel the dire need to constantly...

When sad posters feel the dire need to constantly remind everyone of their vast superiority and well advanced riding skills... they are most definitely, and most guaranteed to be... not.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
Thumbs down Am I the only one who finds it extremely creepy,...

Am I the only one who finds it extremely creepy, and indescribedly sad that someone would actually stalk HD riders, shoot clandestine photos of them and then post those photos on the internet? :eek1...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,619
Posted By TheProphet
Talking In order to have a decent discussion on this...

In order to have a decent discussion on this "Break-In" question, I suggest we need to be more specific about the expectations of a definitive answer.


Clarifications and qualifications such as:...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,619
Posted By TheProphet
Laugh You sound very bitter and jealous. Your voice is...

You sound very bitter and jealous. Your voice is also shrill. You DO know you are not the first HD Basher to exist right?

Everything you stated has been said a zillion times before on these...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,619
Posted By TheProphet
Because of xenophobic, confused opinion spouting...

Because of xenophobic, confused opinion spouting folks like yourself.

Just as soon as YOU print or links the verifiable, fact filled links to your subjectiveness, then i would do the same. What...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,619
Posted By TheProphet
Also Speaking as an ME, it seems to me that you...

Also Speaking as an ME, it seems to me that you are a bit too easy to be judgemental, and intolerant of other riders. You are also quick to use absolutes, and imply that ALL riders are included in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,619
Posted By TheProphet
The 60's and especially the 70's Triumphs were...

The 60's and especially the 70's Triumphs were bored out of line from the factory. This was a common problem, as the factory machine tools were ancient, and they had labor issues with the workers...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,373
Posted By TheProphet
Thumb My wife and I started dating, and riding...

My wife and I started dating, and riding together, in 1967.

We got married right after College in 1973.

Now married 42 years. Since day one we were always helmet wearers, boots and gloves and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,619
Posted By TheProphet
With all due respect - who IS this "Motoman". ...

With all due respect - who IS this "Motoman".

This break-In topic has been discussed on every forum - cars, trucks, motorcycles, airplanes, etc. for decades. And this link comes up every time.
...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-19-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,517
Posted By TheProphet
Wicked Not quite as good as what Triumph is peddling... ...

Not quite as good as what Triumph is peddling...

https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTNZioS4eHhajTW4AQFcLE27VDN_U7PN4yRWHkJAcW3du-FJ8eJcw


Homina... homina... coorrrr...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 03-19-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 7,517
Posted By TheProphet
Thumb This is a great Triumph Dealership. Zero...

This is a great Triumph Dealership. Zero complaints.


http://www.triumph1.com/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
Thumbs down This Thread - not surprisingly - has gravitated...

This Thread - not surprisingly - has gravitated into a hopeless waste of time. It was doomed from the onset with a strangely, and incorrectly worded title. Insert the word "Harley" into any title and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
Question You must have exceptional long range sight, and...

You must have exceptional long range sight, and the ability to see through buildings and trees! Do you really, actually, firmly believe that only HD's have loud exhausts? Really? No... Really?
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
Thumbs down Looks like you chose to not ask any of these...

Looks like you chose to not ask any of these questions to the actual riders while you were there, but instead took the manly way out and whined about it all as an anonymous person on the internet....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 40,880
Posted By TheProphet
Question Isn't that the effect on the other rider when you...

Isn't that the effect on the other rider when you park too close to them? First observed when Dunning allegedly parked his Harley too close to Krugers Beemer? :y0!
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