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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 09:47 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 7,334
Posted By lemosley01
I consider the husky slow... but it's relative to...

I consider the husky slow... but it's relative to what I've primarily ridden before it and currently ride.

I had a 125 for my msf course. It was a fun bike in the parking lot and doing the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 05:25 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 7,334
Posted By lemosley01
I don't think I'm slow, but I'm definitely NOT...

I don't think I'm slow, but I'm definitely NOT fast on the street, and I've only done 1 track day. Just a fair amount of street miles though not as many as I'd like.

I find my Husky 610SM,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 311
Views: 77,011
Posted By lemosley01
what is it. deltabox was a Yamaha name, and the...

what is it. deltabox was a Yamaha name, and the bike is yellow. Details?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 14,512
Posted By lemosley01
Wow! I should be at SBN more but I'm not. I had...

Wow! I should be at SBN more but I'm not. I had no idea, but glad you are doing well.

To all the people that didn't stop.... karma sucks.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,804
Posted By lemosley01
Did it myself.

Did it myself.
Forum: Road warriors 03-21-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,623
Posted By lemosley01
Ducati Hyperstrada? Windscreen but light and more...

Ducati Hyperstrada? Windscreen but light and more like a motorard. Plus bags and a tail rack for a top box. you get to lane split, so ditch the bags and go with a box.

What does 'nimble enough...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 206,490
Posted By lemosley01
He bought it brand new, though. Sounds are...

He bought it brand new, though.

Sounds are always kind of subjective though.

Mine was a 2012 C14. I could never get comfortable in it, either sitting still or moving. Hated the seat, and...
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 410
Views: 103,967
Posted By lemosley01
I assume you mean BMW Ducati of Charlotte. Good...

I assume you mean BMW Ducati of Charlotte. Good guys there, and I'm in there fairly regularly. I haven't bought a bike from them yet, but someday.

I do buy gear there however.
Forum: Face plant 03-17-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 9,691
Posted By lemosley01
These types of situations deserve much more than...

These types of situations deserve much more than traffic citation. This is serious negligence and there is absolutely NO excuse for it because it's against the law to do this anywhere in the US.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,054
Posted By lemosley01
Forest roads usually require highway (by your...

Forest roads usually require highway (by your definition) to reach. Stop kidding yourself and her: you'll ride those roads all the time.

Off roading usually means more crashing when you are...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-28-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6,706
Views: 1,397,712
Posted By lemosley01
It sometimes requires a longer chain depending on...

It sometimes requires a longer chain depending on how much you go up. Rear sprockets cost more, and is more work to remove the rear wheel than just a CS sprocket.

Rear sprockets allow more...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-28-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 6,706
Views: 1,397,712
Posted By lemosley01
That's what I wanted to make sure of - a lot of...

That's what I wanted to make sure of - a lot of people forget that the bike may need a speedo and mileage correction when changing gearing unless the pickup is driven from the wheels.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-28-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 6,706
Views: 1,397,712
Posted By lemosley01
Does the MTS capture speed from the countershaft...

Does the MTS capture speed from the countershaft or from the wheels (or some other method I am not aware of)?
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2,971
Views: 831,033
Posted By lemosley01
Proof that women are the spawn of Satan himself. ...

Proof that women are the spawn of Satan himself.

And we still love them...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-30-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,968
Posted By lemosley01
Sure, but that isn't how I define it for the...

Sure, but that isn't how I define it for the purposes of defining motorcycle rides, and as stated the dynamics change based on the number of riders. 2 isn't the same as 3 10 or 100. Hence the need to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-29-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,968
Posted By lemosley01
This is where the definition of 'group' needs to...

This is where the definition of 'group' needs to be defined.

IMO, a minimum 'group' is 5+ riders. I don't think 2-3 riders is a group, even thought it literally is. I suspect many of the posters...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-26-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,968
Posted By lemosley01
I've spent very little time in group rides on the...

I've spent very little time in group rides on the street - probably < 50 hours total over 5 or 6 rides, yet there were 2 crashes on 2 different rides.

I also saw another crash when a group ride...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2,971
Views: 831,033
Posted By lemosley01
Merry Christmas and safe travels!

Merry Christmas and safe travels!
Forum: Road warriors 12-23-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,562
Posted By lemosley01
If you are riding regularly in < 40, a gl1800 is...

If you are riding regularly in < 40, a gl1800 is the ticket. I ride year round in NC, and the gl1800 is what I take when it gets cold. I barely feel the 35 degree weather.

Had a C14, and it...
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 2,971
Views: 831,033
Posted By lemosley01
That's neat - the sand dunes just seem to come to...

That's neat - the sand dunes just seem to come to a sudden stop, like someone is sweeping them back.
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,454
Views: 458,832
Posted By lemosley01
THIS paragraph caused me to subscribe. Great...

THIS paragraph caused me to subscribe. Great visualization in your writing. :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2,971
Views: 831,033
Posted By lemosley01
This is an Ed ride report, so I should know...

This is an Ed ride report, so I should know better than to ask, but what is the water behind the bike in this picture? :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-08-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,769
Posted By lemosley01
Traffic laws aren't controlled at the federal...

Traffic laws aren't controlled at the federal level for city, county, and state run roads, where lane-splitting would do most good. I'm not even sure how much control when it comes to traffic laws...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 13,489
Posted By lemosley01
What if you don't feel fast on a heavy bike but...

What if you don't feel fast on a heavy bike but ARE fast? What if you feel fast on a light bike, but ARE slow?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 13,489
Posted By lemosley01
Sure, but I don't care that much, because the...

Sure, but I don't care that much, because the enjoyment outweighs the cost. I get immense pleasure from motorcycles, and they are much cheaper than drugs or women. :rofl

I buy second hand. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,520
Posted By lemosley01
Wind intrusion (as stated already) is my biggest...

Wind intrusion (as stated already) is my biggest problem.

My setup for < 35 degree weather on my naked bikes. I go to this setup for < 25 on the Goldwing which has way more wind protection and a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 13,489
Posted By lemosley01
I happen to enjoy trying and riding motorcycles...

I happen to enjoy trying and riding motorcycles of different styles and different types within the same style. What is weird about that? I swap bikes frequently so I never get tired of one.



I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,299
Posted By lemosley01
Bike I slower for me due to gear up and having to...

Bike I slower for me due to gear up and having to get it out of a crowded garage.

It's way more relaxing for me, though and worth it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 11,248
Posted By lemosley01
And 3/4 of the country will have to stop having...

And 3/4 of the country will have to stop having winters. Most countries where motorcycles are ubiquitous don't have severe winters.

Most people are not going to ride when the temperature drops...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 69,748
Posted By lemosley01
Thanks for the rear pic, southwade. The...

Thanks for the rear pic, southwade.

The thing looks like a starship from the rear. Are those Federation warp-drive nacelles on the rear :evil
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 69,748
Posted By lemosley01
It largely depends on the nature of the power it...

It largely depends on the nature of the power it outputs. Hopefully it's got a nice linear powerband.
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 69,748
Posted By lemosley01
200HP out of the box! I wonder how easy it will...

200HP out of the box! I wonder how easy it will be to get more boost out of it - is it a pulley change or perhaps they are using a blow off valve...

The beauty of FI is it is stupid easy to get...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 69,748
Posted By lemosley01
'Closed Circuit only' is what I read. Guess that...

'Closed Circuit only' is what I read. Guess that means they'll be impossible to title for the street.

Single-sided swingarm, trellis frame...drool. I wonder what they did to make the frame and...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 69,748
Posted By lemosley01
If that pic is correct...those winglets are there...

If that pic is correct...those winglets are there for more than vortex control - especially those uppers.
Forum: Road warriors 09-26-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 69,748
Posted By lemosley01
That's interesting, I've been wondering when/if...

That's interesting, I've been wondering when/if someone would apply the winglets as in Formula 1 and other series.

I wonder if they are movable? If you've ever seen an F1 or Indy car go nose up,...
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,733
Posted By lemosley01
I live in Charlotte, so I imagine temperatures in...

I live in Charlotte, so I imagine temperatures in the flat areas of GA are similar, though I don't know about humidity.

I wear an Olympia Mesh jacket that has both a waterproof liner and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,555
Posted By lemosley01
I can tell you the shure se215s aren't anymore...

I can tell you the shure se215s aren't anymore durable. Mine have started failing at the plug after about 4months.
Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 69,748
Posted By lemosley01
Not necessarily. That's a centrifugal...

Not necessarily. That's a centrifugal supercharger, and suffers parasitic drag loss and not breathing as well at lower RPMS since the s/c essentially impedes flow until the boost comes on. You can...
Forum: Road warriors 09-19-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 30,600
Posted By lemosley01
In court while trying to define the meaning of...

In court while trying to define the meaning of competitive event (ie, a race), what insurance companies define as 'competitive event' could be used to establish the common meaning of the term....
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 30,600
Posted By lemosley01
Ask an Insurance company. They seem to know the...

Ask an Insurance company. They seem to know the difference between a 'track day' and a 'competitive event'.
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