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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:22 PM
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Posted By 2tallnwide
Doesn't make much sense to have a fast boat when...

Doesn't make much sense to have a fast boat when 95% of our boating is like this....

https://dreambigliveboldly.files.wordpress.com/2013/05/p1110229.jpg

Having a fast, uncomfortable...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 01:47 PM
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Posted By 2tallnwide
+1......:D ...

+1......:D

http://i956.photobucket.com/albums/ae48/PawPawJim/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsn32xclix.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2015, 01:45 PM
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Posted By 2tallnwide
http://origincache-prn.fbcdn.net/10326640_64933265...

http://origincache-prn.fbcdn.net/10326640_649332655142527_921604591_n.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2015, 01:30 PM
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Views: 1,201
Posted By 2tallnwide
Another blast from the past....

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http://youtu.be/KXFZC8nsCi8



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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2015, 07:14 PM
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Posted By 2tallnwide
http://i1035.photobucket.com/albums/a432/jbcohe/De...

http://i1035.photobucket.com/albums/a432/jbcohe/Deals%20Gap%202012/07.jpg

:ricky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2015, 11:26 AM
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Posted By 2tallnwide
Got some extra wipes for this guy..... ...

Got some extra wipes for this guy.....

http://us129photos.com/wp-content/gallery/week-36/2.jpg

Trying to keep up with those adv bikes can be shitty...:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,233
Posted By 2tallnwide
Well making folks have to use a clutch is only...

Well making folks have to use a clutch is only going to make them better at using a clutch. They'll still have all of their devices, and still try to use them while clutching, and shifting. :wink:
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,233
Posted By 2tallnwide
That's not as radical as it is nutso. Why must we...

That's not as radical as it is nutso. Why must we always blame some thing, instead of taking responsibility for our own stupidity?





Took my driver's test in a standard as well, in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2015, 04:25 PM
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Posted By 2tallnwide
His boots were definitely made for walkin' that...

His boots were definitely made for walkin' that day...:D


http://image.motorcyclistonline.com/f/9048856/146_0706_18_z+random_crashes+right_side.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2015, 04:04 PM
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Posted By 2tallnwide
Not sure what weight of the bike has got to do...

Not sure what weight of the bike has got to do with it. I have to use a lot more body movement riding the RGU than I do the GS to ride the same curves at similar speeds.




Yep, had he...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2015, 03:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,844
Posted By 2tallnwide
The race does not always go to the swiftest, nor...

The race does not always go to the swiftest, nor the battle to the strongest.

But, that's the way you bet. :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,578
Posted By 2tallnwide
I reckon since you're Dad is riding your S10...

I reckon since you're Dad is riding your S10 alright he won't miss the buckthorns on his bike, I'd at least ask first before changing them out. :D

Believe it or not some people like the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,578
Posted By 2tallnwide
Oh nooooooo...not that countersteering shit...

Oh nooooooo...not that countersteering shit again. :muutt

JFC, I've never had a problem with buckhorns making anything wobble or unmanagable at any speed. Hell my wife even liked them. :lol3
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,578
Posted By 2tallnwide
Gotta love this place...:lol3 Nothing wrong...

Gotta love this place...:lol3

Nothing wrong with the bike, you just have to adjust to it. It takes practice, a different approach to body, and foot placement.

I hadn't had a cruiser since...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2015, 10:12 PM
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Views: 67,494
Posted By 2tallnwide
+2 ...:beer Right now I have a Harley, and...

+2 ...:beer

Right now I have a Harley, and a BMW. The pair before that was a Triumph, and a Suzuki....if I could afford 100 motorcycles, I'd have 101...:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 37,538
Views: 9,867,168
Posted By 2tallnwide
Nah, you must have me confused with someone that...

Nah, you must have me confused with someone that gives a shit. :norton





Doesn't matter what bike you take if you ride when the photogs aren't out. That was the whole point of the banter in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 117,655
Posted By 2tallnwide
Too much hoopla about something we all do whether...

Too much hoopla about something we all do whether we think about it or not. Y'all should stop wasting your time on countersteering, and try to help folks understand that correct body positioning, and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 11:42 AM
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Posted By 2tallnwide
Depends on who is riding what. :deal

Depends on who is riding what. :deal
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,418
Posted By 2tallnwide
I'll be 55 in June, wasn't planning on buying a...

I'll be 55 in June, wasn't planning on buying a new motorcycle in 2013, but that's how it turned out. The things we do for love...:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 11:15 AM
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Posted By 2tallnwide
Says the guy that didn't post a fail...

Says the guy that didn't post a fail pick..:norton

Maybe you should go run the Dragon a few times so we can have a buncha new material to post...:wink:

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 06:27 PM
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Posted By 2tallnwide
I thought we might be making some progress, I see...

I thought we might be making some progress, I see you've relapsed..:lol3






Trying to understand where you come up with all of this bullshit from the replies here is the only thing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 04:51 PM
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Posted By 2tallnwide
Takes a little more effort at first, but it's...

Takes a little more effort at first, but it's like most anything else, you get used to it if you do it long enough. :D

There was a time when I couldn't imagine riding a pig thru the twisty bits,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 04:32 PM
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Posted By 2tallnwide
Yeah, with the three Vario cases loaded it would...

Yeah, with the three Vario cases loaded it would power wheelie in third...:lol3

I miss my early forties, and two milers on the KLR650 almost as much as my twenties on the XR500R, IT250 &465,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 03:36 PM
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Posted By 2tallnwide
That's what they said about the R1200GS I had...

That's what they said about the R1200GS I had too, and one of the reasons I made the vid in my sig line...:D


http://www.vision-riders.com/bb/photos/get-photo.asp?photoid=4976
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 03:10 PM
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Posted By 2tallnwide
I knew you'd finally get it, I just didn't know...

I knew you'd finally get it, I just didn't know when. :thumb



No go play with your tire warmers a while, you've earned it. :lol3


http://i.ytimg.com/vi/CMzKsUfYr9g/maxresdefault.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,418
Posted By 2tallnwide
You typed that like it's a bad thing...:huh ...

You typed that like it's a bad thing...:huh

I've worked all of my life to have more money than common sense, finally gave up, and financed..:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,080
Posted By 2tallnwide
No one said there would be math involved...:D ...

No one said there would be math involved...:D

30+ bikes in the last 43 years. It would take a while to figure out actual money spent. Evidently I must have lived in the wrong places all of my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2015, 12:22 AM
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Posted By 2tallnwide
I'd rather ride a CBR1100XX, at 6'4" 340 the 600s...

I'd rather ride a CBR1100XX, at 6'4" 340 the 600s are a tad small, and a whole lot uncomfortable. But hey, if that's all you have for me to ride then so be it. :D

Have already told you I'm just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2015, 11:32 PM
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Posted By 2tallnwide
Yep, counter lean, brakes on, and dark side. A...

Yep, counter lean, brakes on, and dark side. A triple threat kinda guy with his 6beat2 tag. :bluduh

It's a wonder he doesn't spontaneously combust. :lol3






Don't sweat it, most of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2015, 01:21 PM
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Views: 9,867,168
Posted By 2tallnwide
Understanding the difference between literally,...

Understanding the difference between literally, and figuratively. You musta skipped class that day. :D



http://photos1.blogger.com/hello/55/3348/1024/03639.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2015, 12:06 PM
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Posted By 2tallnwide
http://i426.photobucket.com/albums/pp347/ArtSC/Dar...

http://i426.photobucket.com/albums/pp347/ArtSC/DarkSide/BigBaggeronDragonsTail.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2015, 11:39 AM
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Posted By 2tallnwide
I went back and read many of your "logical"...

I went back and read many of your "logical" responses, and honestly tried to see things from your perspective. Unfortunately I simply could not get my head that far up my ass. :ken



...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2015, 11:18 AM
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Views: 67,494
Posted By 2tallnwide
It's guys like my friend Ed that put over 100K on...

It's guys like my friend Ed that put over 100K on his '09 Ultra, and others I've ridden with in the last few years that softened me up enough to inadvertently buy my first Harley. Glad they did, it's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2015, 04:59 PM
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Posted By 2tallnwide
You eat a truck load of crow from your buddies...

You eat a truck load of crow from your buddies for buying a $22K "turd" that you used to poke fun of, then get back to me on the sensitivity thingy mmmmkay...:rofl

Nah, it doesn't bother me, I'm...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 8,418
Posted By 2tallnwide
I'd rather be rich and senseless in the...

I'd rather be rich and senseless in the motorcycle buying regard myself, to each their own as always tho...:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 67,494
Posted By 2tallnwide
Hopefully most of the adv Harley riders close to...

Hopefully most of the adv Harley riders close to Jim aren't like me. I'd park right next to him just to get my picture posted in this thread...:wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 37,538
Views: 9,867,168
Posted By 2tallnwide
I always move over for faster riders, but I'm not...

I always move over for faster riders, but I'm not an asshat that pushes slower riders either.

In any case it's not the brand of motorcycle that's at fault, it's the asshat at the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,382
Views: 67,494
Posted By 2tallnwide
Ain't been passed by one yet...:1drink ...

Ain't been passed by one yet...:1drink




I always let faster riders through no matter what I'm riding. :deal

I don't push slower riders, or keyboard racer boys either. I will pass when...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2015, 12:40 PM
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Views: 9,867,168
Posted By 2tallnwide
http://i260.photobucket.com/albums/ii13/Centerline...

http://i260.photobucket.com/albums/ii13/CenterlineF4/Fat%20Bob/IMG_0880.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2015, 11:34 AM
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Views: 9,867,168
Posted By 2tallnwide
Didn't see a dusty ball cap pass by did you? :D

Didn't see a dusty ball cap pass by did you? :D
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