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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 08:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,585
Posted By RoadRdr
Riders like you are why it can be a lot of fun...

Riders like you are why it can be a lot of fun coaching a ERC or BRC2 class.:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By RoadRdr
Thanks for that link. I guess I just search this...

Thanks for that link. I guess I just search this area of the site. Tires ordered yesterday morning and being delivered today. That kind of turnaround still amazes me.

I may use the Kaurit Moto...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 613
Posted By RoadRdr
Michelin Pilot Road 4 Trail Tires

I tried the search and wasn't successful finding any existing threads on the latest version of the PR4 Trails. I have the PR3 Trails on my 2012 GSA and have been very satisfied with the on road...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,528
Posted By RoadRdr
For a Civic like reputation to fuel, change oil,...

For a Civic like reputation to fuel, change oil, and tires and just drive the Honda ST1100 is about as solid and maintenance free as any. Although it is not fuel injected as the OP was looking for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 27,634
Views: 6,583,696
Posted By RoadRdr
:rofl:rofl:rofl:clap Now that's funny right...

:rofl:rofl:rofl:clap
Now that's funny right there.
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 1,923
Views: 252,765
Posted By RoadRdr
:clap:clap::clap I liked the video and background...

:clap:clap::clap I liked the video and background song. I came into this late now have to backtrack through your RR.
Be safe.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 27,634
Views: 6,583,696
Posted By RoadRdr
New Jersey Dealer plate. I wonder how the test...

New Jersey Dealer plate. I wonder how the test ride went?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-18-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3,187
Views: 582,223
Posted By RoadRdr
Great video Kelsow. We rode Nova Scotia for the...

Great video Kelsow. We rode Nova Scotia for the first time last September. Newfoundland is on the ride todo list.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-24-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,146
Posted By RoadRdr
Check with the your local training provider in...

Check with the your local training provider in Vermont. It makes sense to allow you to spend the time practicing the BRC2 or other intermediate/advanced training on the bike you will be riding. Even...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 27,634
Views: 6,583,696
Posted By RoadRdr
Gotta open 'er up! Let 'er breathe. .

Gotta open 'er up! Let 'er breathe.
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,717
Posted By RoadRdr
Latest update from Amazon - SHIPPED ! :clap ...

Latest update from Amazon - SHIPPED ! :clap
Package has left seller facility and is in transit to carrier

Delivery expected Monday.
That was less than a 24 hour delay.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,717
Posted By RoadRdr
I pre-ordered yesterday on Amazon. It showed a...

I pre-ordered yesterday on Amazon. It showed a Dec 5 release date and now today it is showing temporarily out of stock. And a notice on my order status says...

:huhDelivery estimate We need a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,717
Posted By RoadRdr
I saw it at the Philly area theater tonight. I...

I saw it at the Philly area theater tonight. I highly recommend seeing it if it comes to a venue near you. It has motorcycles and motorcycle riders in it. How can that not be a good thing.
I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 17,057
Posted By RoadRdr
I usually try to stay at one particular chain of...

I usually try to stay at one particular chain of hotels and one of my reasons is they have always allowed me to park under the overhang by the lobby. I also use a cover to discourage touchy feely...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-15-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,680
Posted By RoadRdr
After finding oil a few times on both of my...

After finding oil a few times on both of my panniers I realized it wasn't just some oil/gravel roads I had ridden on. I removed the engine guard on the left side and found oil on the spark plug wire...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 96,130
Posted By RoadRdr
As frequent as it is to see drivers looking down...

As frequent as it is to see drivers looking down at cellphones I think the days of brake checking on a motorcycle are well behind us.

It seems the guy from NJ that's been charged has a pretty...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 96,130
Posted By RoadRdr
I was just interviewed by the local New Jersey...

I was just interviewed by the local New Jersey talk radio station 101.5 FM about this. The story is scheduled to run tomorrow morning. I don't know how it will be edited but the point I tried to get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 2,606
Views: 702,716
Posted By RoadRdr
Fixed -

Fixed -
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,229
Posted By RoadRdr
I just picked one up yesterday. They are fairly...

I just picked one up yesterday. They are fairly scarce. Here is a photo with its stable mate.

http://roadrdr.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Motorcycle-Trips-and-Rides/i-Bxp2NvL/0/L/image-L.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 27,634
Views: 6,583,696
Posted By RoadRdr
A month or so too early. By November he'll blend...

A month or so too early. By November he'll blend in to the flora as intended. I think that's the new CVO Carhartt Edition.
Forum: Americas 09-17-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,515
Posted By RoadRdr
Thanks for the offers for trailer parking. I do...

Thanks for the offers for trailer parking. I do expect to be back. I ended up taking the trailer all the way to Charlo's Cove, NS and left it at the B&B we stayed at for the first two nights.
...
Forum: Americas 09-16-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,515
Posted By RoadRdr
??? I'm confused. I don't think we had a camera...

??? I'm confused. I don't think we had a camera issue.
Forum: Americas 09-16-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,515
Posted By RoadRdr
To bring this full circle, we spent a total of 11...

To bring this full circle, we spent a total of 11 days on the trip. We ended up extending for a couple days because we happened to hit a lot of rain the first part and delayed the ride and time spent...
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 948
Views: 106,689
Posted By RoadRdr
Thank you. That gives me a place to start. I...

Thank you. That gives me a place to start. I don't have the Parnes balancing tool but that adapter looks like it will provide a solid pivot point for the mounting tool.
Thanks.
Forum: Equipment 08-26-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 948
Views: 106,689
Posted By RoadRdr
I have the tool and the stand I plan to use for...

I have the tool and the stand I plan to use for the fairly small training motorcycles but it didn't occur to me until I was looking at my rear tire on my BMW GSA with the large center hole... I don't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,038
Posted By RoadRdr
Its very tough to regulate stupid. Informing...

Its very tough to regulate stupid. Informing people and making training available for those that recognize their limitations and want to improve will serve those folks well. The macho and stupid, not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,672
Posted By RoadRdr
My routine is pull over in a safe location that...

My routine is pull over in a safe location that lends itself to relaxed conversation, bike engine off, helmet and gloves off. I remove my earplugs so I can hear and not misinterpret any instructions...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 9,038
Posted By RoadRdr
A dealership isn't a law enforcement entity. This...

A dealership isn't a law enforcement entity. This guy unfortunately for all involved grossly overestimated his abilities or underestimated the power/weight/traffic etc. The blame and responsibility...
Forum: Americas 08-15-2013, 05:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,515
Posted By RoadRdr
I reading those threads now and cutting and...

I reading those threads now and cutting and pasting notes and suggestions from all the contributors.

We are doing the planning in earnest this weekend to make some of the basic decisions such as...
Forum: Vendors 08-06-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,748
Posted By RoadRdr
That's a great idea. I'm going to get some hose...

That's a great idea. I'm going to get some hose to do that too.
Here's a shot of the package as delivered this morning via USPS.
...
Forum: Americas 08-04-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,515
Posted By RoadRdr
Thanks for all of this advice. I'm making notes...

Thanks for all of this advice. I'm making notes of all of it planning the trip. I guess my biggest decision is where to park and leave the SUV and trailer. Ideally it would be a place that gets us...
Forum: Vendors 07-31-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 27,748
Posted By RoadRdr
I'll post when it reaches New Jersey. Thank you...

I'll post when it reaches New Jersey. Thank you again.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 28,586
Posted By RoadRdr
Tie: Lifted Trucks and Prius. But. Avoid...

Tie: Lifted Trucks and Prius.

But. Avoid the lifted trucks. Many are mail order Box O Parts installed by yahoos. Big heavy wheels and tires sometimes 3 or 4 times heavier than stock and rarely...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 27,634
Views: 6,583,696
Posted By RoadRdr
Ditto. Too many crazies in bigger, air-bagged,...

Ditto. Too many crazies in bigger, air-bagged, steel, potential weapons.

And then I still watch my mirror for a bit. Lernt that as a yungun on my CL450.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,531
Posted By RoadRdr
I attribute this, driving slow while blocking the...

I attribute this, driving slow while blocking the left lane, and lots of other bad driving to the "I'm the center of the universe and unaware of my surroundings" mentality. Zero manners.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 17,016
Posted By RoadRdr
Sad to see a story like this where a guy wants to...

Sad to see a story like this where a guy wants to ride a motorcycle for a long time. He finally realizes his dream and it ends tragically.

Most states don't require the dealer to check for the M...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2013, 05:23 AM
Replies: 27,634
Views: 6,583,696
Posted By RoadRdr
I've been a bunch of times. If I'm in the area...

I've been a bunch of times. If I'm in the area and on a new to me bike I will ride far enough to get a photo of me on my current bike. If there's traffic I usually turn around. This year we ran into...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 27,634
Views: 6,583,696
Posted By RoadRdr
Do these remind anybody else of Commander Pike's...

Do these remind anybody else of Commander Pike's motorized wheelchair on the OEM TV Star Trek?
Forum: Americas 07-03-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,515
Posted By RoadRdr
Leaving the car (Honda Pilot) and trailer at an...

Leaving the car (Honda Pilot) and trailer at an inmate's house would be great. I'd prefer the US side of the border just for simplicity but Fundy Rider I may take you up on the offer for parking if I...
Forum: Americas 07-02-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,515
Posted By RoadRdr
I'm above Philly so I miss a couple of the big...

I'm above Philly so I miss a couple of the big metro riding areas. I'll go around NYC and stay west of a bunch of the crap. I'd prefer to simplify things by just parking the car and trailer before...
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