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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 02:53 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 37,107
Posted By Vertical C
A 250 two stroke wouldn't suit me either. ...

A 250 two stroke wouldn't suit me either. Because of range and servicing.

That doesn't mean that it wont suit others. I can see the advantages in them too.

A lot of riders have multiple...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-22-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 66,216
Posted By Vertical C
When am in Starbucks in my Prius I always hassle...

When am in Starbucks in my Prius I always hassle the BMW riders about getting a real bike.

I figure it gives them something to post about on advrider as they aren't going to do a ride report for...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 428
Posted By Vertical C
Your question is fairly specific. You might...

Your question is fairly specific. You might have more luck on the fz6 forum "600 riders"

I had a look for panniers for mine but decided don't really need them
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-22-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,326
Posted By Vertical C
Kle500

Kle500
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 893
Posted By Vertical C
You could look at the electric bikes. Most of...

You could look at the electric bikes. Most of them don't have gearboxes.
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 17,544
Posted By Vertical C
Having adjustability like that would add a lot of...

Having adjustability like that would add a lot of weight for something you do once. This isn't that important in a car
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,987
Posted By Vertical C
https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/c9/07/57...

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/c9/07/57/c90757d110e3f55a07cd5c524573bc98.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 47,517
Posted By Vertical C
The engine is an old design?

The engine is an old design?
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,984
Posted By Vertical C
The source was my local Guzzi dealer. The NTX...

The source was my local Guzzi dealer. The NTX stelvio seems to be still available here, though the website says limited availability. Since I don't see these on the road that much I assume that...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,984
Posted By Vertical C
Road based adventure bikes are saturated as well....

Road based adventure bikes are saturated as well. That's the only thing a 1190ax would have been.

I hear the Stelvio has been dropped and the Tenere is being discounted. I can't see EBR being...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,984
Posted By Vertical C
He has had two large manufacturers bankroll his...

He has had two large manufacturers bankroll his racing hobby. Man I wish I was that talented.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,235
Posted By Vertical C
The Panigale is as ugly as the industrial suburb...

The Panigale is as ugly as the industrial suburb it's named after.

The EBR didn't sell because of that.
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,984
Posted By Vertical C
I wonder what is with the Hero split?

I wonder what is with the Hero split?
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By Vertical C
Since he said 07 he means the r6 though I...

Since he said 07 he means the r6 though I guessed. .

That is also known as the yzfr6
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamaha_YZF-R6

Maybe the op will clarify

The op has strange choices...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 980
Posted By Vertical C
I don't think the R6 is carbied. I would go...

I don't think the R6 is carbied.

I would go that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,404
Posted By Vertical C
Just a different style. A good motorcyclist...

Just a different style. A good motorcyclist will be comfortable with everything
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7,834
Views: 458,212
Posted By Vertical C
Why are you bring so aggressive? I was just...

Why are you bring so aggressive? I was just pointing out that it was a learning opportunity

Speedy recovery for the rider
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7,834
Views: 458,212
Posted By Vertical C
No I am just saying that the rider crossed in...

No I am just saying that the rider crossed in front of a threat. Even though you have right of way that doesn't make it smart not to be more cautious.

Riders must learn from the errors of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7,834
Views: 458,212
Posted By Vertical C
Being in the right isn't enough to keep you safe.

Being in the right isn't enough to keep you safe.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7,834
Views: 458,212
Posted By Vertical C
That's not what your diagram says. It says for...

That's not what your diagram says. It says for every dollar the user pays society pays $0.08. Therefore the kmart bike costs society $8 ($0.08 for every dollar and $100 price) and the Tour replica...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7,834
Views: 458,212
Posted By Vertical C
So if I ride my $100 k mart mountain bike I am...

So if I ride my $100 k mart mountain bike I am costing society 1/50th of that poser on his $5000 sworx?

Same with the small Toyota vs the Porshe.

Ban expensive vehicles now.
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 4,606
Views: 554,178
Posted By Vertical C
That's a good sign if they are testing it...

That's a good sign if they are testing it themselves rather than having customers do it.... I am looking at you Ducati
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,809
Posted By Vertical C
+1 for tyres. The difference to ten years ago...

+1 for tyres. The difference to ten years ago is amazing.

I read somewhere that we now ride on better tyres than Doohan ever did.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7,834
Views: 458,212
Posted By Vertical C
I don't think it's very accurate. The first...

I don't think it's very accurate. The first kilometre of a car is very expensive, you have to buy the car, register it, Insure it etc. The second km is way less marginal cost as it's only a...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,770
Posted By Vertical C
Any increase in tyre contact size is outweighed...

Any increase in tyre contact size is outweighed by the extra weight. That's without the negative effects that occur from larger tyres such as slower handling. Extra weight is more rotational mass...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2015, 02:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,857
Posted By Vertical C
Someone impersonating you might have cancelled it...

Someone impersonating you might have cancelled it on you.

Ask your enemies
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 2,614
Views: 311,293
Posted By Vertical C
I saw one today for the first time. Yeah the...

I saw one today for the first time. Yeah the electrical connector thing stands out but otherwise it's pretty good I think. If i was going a learners bike I would be tempted
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,770
Posted By Vertical C
Ninja 250 they even do good on dirt roads and...

Ninja 250 they even do good on dirt roads and touring if you keep it to legal soeeds
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,822
Posted By Vertical C
It's a learner bike. You have to take most...

It's a learner bike. You have to take most personal reviews with a grain of salt because of low experience
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,941
Posted By Vertical C
I wonder if it's road bikes only that have been...

I wonder if it's road bikes only that have been surveyed. Dirt bikes are going to have a tougher life per mile which makes the fact that the most reliable brands are the ones that have the dirt...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,941
Posted By Vertical C
It's just a big conspiracy to sell cheap bikes.

It's just a big conspiracy to sell cheap bikes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 1,372
Views: 66,216
Posted By Vertical C
I do wonder what the haters want. If everyone...

I do wonder what the haters want. If everyone junked their HD and bought the same bike as them would that be better?

Or would they then whine that everyone had the same bike as them....
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,941
Posted By Vertical C
Just because BMW charges $1000 for a $5 part...

Just because BMW charges $1000 for a $5 part doesn't make it more relevant.

:)
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,941
Posted By Vertical C
How is this relevant when comparing the...

How is this relevant when comparing the percentages? All the owners are the same as they are all CR readers. If you brought in other groups then you have more variable.
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,941
Posted By Vertical C
Do you have a source for this? It would make...

Do you have a source for this? It would make sense to me that someone that could only afford the cheaper bike would have a greater impact if it needed constant repair. Therefore they would be...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,941
Posted By Vertical C
BMW riders should be proud. They are status...

BMW riders should be proud. They are status symbols. Look how rich I am that I can afford to run such an unreliable bike.
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,941
Posted By Vertical C
That's because people are upside down for longer...

That's because people are upside down for longer and so can't turn them over as quick
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,518
Posted By Vertical C
I was criticising the oncoming rider not the KTM ...

I was criticising the oncoming rider not the KTM


Nice try though
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7,834
Views: 458,212
Posted By Vertical C
People are speaking on this very thread in that...

People are speaking on this very thread in that way. Pointing out the 40% of crashes from behind saying that it's the cager's fault. Ok might be but that's just dead right


I am just amazed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7,834
Views: 458,212
Posted By Vertical C
You're the dickhead mate if anyone is. I...

You're the dickhead mate if anyone is.

I was just having a normal conversation. What the f is wrong with saying that riders should be more concerned with protecting themselves rather than...
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