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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-22-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 15,516
Posted By corndog67
I get off of work at 1am. I got pulled over a...

I get off of work at 1am. I got pulled over a couple months ago for doing 70-75 in a 35 down our main street here, Broadway. The cop what's the rush? Nothing, just got off of work and having fun. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 15,516
Posted By corndog67
I haul ass everywhere I go. I've got a loud...

I haul ass everywhere I go. I've got a loud bike. I'm old, they generally leave me alone
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,821
Posted By corndog67
I've got a felony evading. And 137 on radar. ...

I've got a felony evading. And 137 on radar. They recognized the description (I used to do it all the time), and came to my house a while later. $1600 fine. 180 days in jail. I did 77 days in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,817
Posted By corndog67
Some days, the focus just isn't there, and I park...

Some days, the focus just isn't there, and I park it. At a track day at Willow Springs, felt real good in the morning sessions. Then after lunch, I suddenly didn't feel comfortable. Sat down on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,802
Posted By corndog67
Riding a lot of off road definitely makes you...

Riding a lot of off road definitely makes you better street rider. I truly like riding dirt bikes, but I don't bounce as well as I used to, nor do I heal as fast. So for right now, its street...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-18-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,019
Posted By corndog67
I think he means that people get real attached to...

I think he means that people get real attached to their bikes, and in their mind, its a whole fuck of a lot better, than it actually is, or was. And it isn't just KTM guys. Beemer guys do it too. ...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-18-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By corndog67
I've got 15,100 on my 06 950 SM. It just started...

I've got 15,100 on my 06 950 SM. It just started migrating water into the oil. I'd say that 15,000 mile replacement recommendation is pretty damn close.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,003
Posted By corndog67
A friend of mine's kid was the same way. ...

A friend of mine's kid was the same way. Excellent flatracker, turned Pro at 16, would have earlier but the sanctioning body wouldn't allow it. First street bike? Gsxr1000. Anyone in his life...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,003
Posted By corndog67
I went over why I wasn't going to get involved in...

I went over why I wasn't going to get involved in my stepkid's learning to ride in downtown SF. I forgot about trying to teach him to drive when he was 16 or so. We were driving along in a rural...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2013, 11:40 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 18,604
Posted By corndog67
Worried about the sun? Putting a cover on it? ...

Worried about the sun? Putting a cover on it? Its just a bike, no reason to get all attached. Just buy another one every year or two.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,782
Posted By corndog67
Had his gun drawn. What the fuck, gonna shoot...

Had his gun drawn. What the fuck, gonna shoot you for speeding?
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 18,471
Posted By corndog67
You decided that without ever riding it? You're...

You decided that without ever riding it? You're like a psychic or something, aren't you?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 27,692
Posted By corndog67
Nah, I save that shit for my brother and friends....

Nah, I save that shit for my brother and friends. Or rub a muffler with my front wheel, or their foot with my front wheel. Keeps them on their toes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 27,692
Posted By corndog67
Someone tries to knock over my bike, or actually...

Someone tries to knock over my bike, or actually does, probably going to be a fight whether I get my ass kicked or not.

Years ago, I catch up to some guys on Harleys and pass them, I'm on a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,430
Posted By corndog67
I'm on #42 or 43. I'll address your points. ...

I'm on #42 or 43. I'll address your points.

1. Many, many people (I'd go so far as to say, most), buy a bike for the image. I used to have to own the latest and greatest, the fastest bike out...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,403
Posted By corndog67
Control issues much? Can't stand trade ads? ...

Control issues much? Can't stand trade ads? Don't read them.



This is just wrong. I search engine Craigslist for RD400, or 1200 Dorsurduro, and there they are, whether 12 miles away or 1200...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,895
Posted By corndog67
I've heard them all. My tires weren't warmed...

I've heard them all.
My tires weren't warmed up.
They still had the mold release compound from when they were new (they only had 2000 miles on them. Really, someone told me that).
There was a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,034
Posted By corndog67
You should get some professional instruction. ...

You should get some professional instruction. There is some downright dangerous advise being given here, and some of it is absolutely wrong. I'm not going to go into detail about which of it is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,549
Posted By corndog67
Someone in the KTM forum (Orange Crush), actually...

Someone in the KTM forum (Orange Crush), actually thinks that back firing on overrun means the bike is more "highly tuned". Really. I didn't even bother to say anything to him, that was so stupid I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,003
Posted By corndog67
In my opinion, nothing helps develop riding...

In my opinion, nothing helps develop riding skills on the street, more than becoming a proficient dirt rider. The only street riders that seem to disagree with this, are the ones that have never...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,403
Posted By corndog67
Why would Craigslist ruin the market? Seems to...

Why would Craigslist ruin the market? Seems to me that it would open it up, people that weren't willing to go spend $15 for the newspaper ad , will sit at a computer for a minute to list up some old...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,403
Posted By corndog67
I'm a horse tradin' sonofabitch. I've traded a...

I'm a horse tradin' sonofabitch. I've traded a YZ450F, for a GSXR1000 Superbike, full Youshimura super high compression engine, Marchesini Forged Mags, Ohlins, the full kit. Straight across, a GSXR...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,003
Posted By corndog67
I grew up riding and racing dirt bikes and then...

I grew up riding and racing dirt bikes and then street bikes when I was 15. My step kid , 22 years old and lives in downtown San Francisco, wants to learn to ride a street bike and wants to learn...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 18,319
Posted By corndog67
I'd heard all the horror stories also about Ducs....

I'd heard all the horror stories also about Ducs. Don't buy one, is what they told me. So I bought one. And I realized that most of the people sniveling about Ducati maintenance and reliability,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,420
Posted By corndog67
Whoever wrote the article worries way too much...

Whoever wrote the article worries way too much about people looking at him.
Forum: Orange Crush 10-13-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,259
Posted By corndog67
My 950SM is probably the best street bike I've...

My 950SM is probably the best street bike I've ever had, and I've had a bunch of them. People keep their 950/990 ADVs on the street, in my opinion, because a), they are very good street bikes, and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,127
Posted By corndog67
You're an idiot, aren't you. You just can't help...

You're an idiot, aren't you. You just can't help it, gotta say something stupid, trying to be clever like the cool kids.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2013, 11:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,957
Posted By corndog67
$150 aluminum and rubber Rizoma grips? Fuck no,...

$150 aluminum and rubber Rizoma grips? Fuck no, Scott or Oury dirt bike grips on sale for $8.00. Change them every couple of months. $1200 Ohlins? Fuck yeah, pure function. Jet kit? Yep, gotta...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,037
Posted By corndog67
Well , Jeep, check this out. In my opinion,...

Well , Jeep, check this out. In my opinion, 950/990s aren't real dirt bikes. If you are on some pig trail on the side of some hill somewhere, a big KTM Twin is a really good way to get hurt. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,037
Posted By corndog67
So, performance driving is just like riding...

So, performance driving is just like riding motorcycles. And the 950/990 platform is not a full blown race vehicle no matter how much you have yourself convinced they are.

This has nothing to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,037
Posted By corndog67
You sure don't give the guy much credit for...

You sure don't give the guy much credit for having any common sense. One of my friends first bike was a CBR1100XX. Never crashed it. Second bike is currently a Hayabusa, not a choice I'd make,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,127
Posted By corndog67
I'm right there with you, 40+ years riding, 40+...

I'm right there with you, 40+ years riding, 40+ bikes owned. My choice is to ride with conviction, not to let some cunt in a car on a phone make decisions on when, where and how I ride.

I made an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,037
Posted By corndog67
Doc, it always cracks me up when people try to...

Doc, it always cracks me up when people try to tell other people what is best for them. Or they make judgements about how people enjoy their shit, like the Corvette-M3 thing. "But you're not using...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,127
Posted By corndog67
Why would you assume that? You're just...

Why would you assume that? You're just guessing, and you're wrong. Because I'm not scared and don't ride like a pussy, you would assume that I don't wear gear? I don't wear Hi-Viz, anyway..

I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,127
Posted By corndog67
Because CA is better. Why would you sit back 4...

Because CA is better. Why would you sit back 4 cars? Why would you let someone's inattention either piss you off, or make you sit there for another cycle or two? Time is money, if someone wastes...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-11-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,861
Posted By corndog67
Where is it made?

Where is it made?
Forum: Orange Crush 10-11-2013, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,432
Posted By corndog67
I don't get attached to my vehicles. Like that...

I don't get attached to my vehicles. Like that RM you have. I had an RM 400. When it started breaking regularly, it was time to move on. After 40+ bikes, I've realized there is always something...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,126
Posted By corndog67
Those converted MX/Enduro bikes work great in the...

Those converted MX/Enduro bikes work great in the city. On the freeway, not so much.

A novice rider, 5-7, 145, have you ridden one? Very tall. If you have issues picking up your DRz, you'll...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-10-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,432
Posted By corndog67
Sometimes I get the impression that people feel...

Sometimes I get the impression that people feel they are going to keep something forever. You know that its mechanical deal, and its going to wear out, right? I've never gotten attached to my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,034
Posted By corndog67
Let's confuse it a little more. I ride my...

Let's confuse it a little more. I ride my street bikes, like a dirt bike. Lots of clutch action, especially at slow speed. When I'm down shifting, I don't bang the clutch lever back out, maybe...
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