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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,413
Posted By janeuner
^^ Just watched 1:00-2:00. I wouldn't even loan...

^^ Just watched 1:00-2:00. I wouldn't even loan him a mountain bike.

Yes, he had lots of time to avoid the crash, starting at 0:00.

However, a little respect back to him for uploading the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 105,032
Posted By janeuner
What's the sane thing to do when such a crowd...

What's the sane thing to do when such a crowd appears? Slow (and perhaps stop in the middle of the interstate?) and wait for them all to pass? What if one of them hits you?

After reading and...
Forum: Face plant 05-16-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,567
Posted By janeuner
You are very lucky to be alive. The shoulder was...

You are very lucky to be alive. The shoulder was collateral damage. Flailed chest has a 50% mortality rate.



Consider what your gear protects. The helmet padding protects your head from...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,896
Posted By janeuner
Yes, as simple. An 11% ratio decrease is a...

Yes, as simple. An 11% ratio decrease is a significant improvement. There is also the option of doing one sprocket at a time - you may be happy with a 5% ratio decrease. You can order all the...
Forum: Face plant 10-31-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,626
Posted By janeuner
Haven't seen anyone single this out, "following a...

Haven't seen anyone single this out, "following a car about a cycle`s length in front of me," even though it could have spared the fall. Following distance, 2 seconds minimum, 3 seconds recommended....
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 7,896
Posted By janeuner
As an owner of a C50, I would probably shop for a...

As an owner of a C50, I would probably shop for a VN900. Features of the two are comparable, with one significant exception.

Despite the low maintenance convenience of a shaft drive, the stock...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,003
Posted By janeuner
Alpinestars has their Stella suit....

Alpinestars has their Stella suit. (http://www.alpinestars.com/shop/categories/moto/suits/1-pc-suits/stella-anouke-one-piece-leather-suit/)

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Forum: Face plant 09-24-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,427
Posted By janeuner
Thanks for sharing that!

Thanks for sharing that!
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,792
Posted By janeuner
Sounds like the green light for a new bike to me!...

Sounds like the green light for a new bike to me!

Another vote here for Kawa 900. The Suzi C50 is a good candidate too.

For pure touring, both would need to have their final drive ratio...
Forum: Face plant 09-18-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,427
Posted By janeuner
Good that you are pulling through! Would be...

Good that you are pulling through!

Would be interesting to see the jeans and the Aerostitch next to each other, assuming they were both exposed to similar stress. Any chance to see pictures of...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 136,871
Posted By janeuner
I saw it too. I read it as an omen that Kawasaki...

I saw it too. I read it as an omen that Kawasaki NA won't deliver 300cc ABS bikes in the states, even though manufacturing is perfectly capable of doing so. Hopefully I am wrong, but not placing...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,095
Views: 136,871
Posted By janeuner
Despite a sticker in the stock photos, the specs...

Despite a sticker in the stock photos, the specs do not mention ABS.

Swing, miss.
Forum: Face plant 07-31-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,619
Posted By janeuner
After a hit like that, you really should have...

After a hit like that, you really should have gone to the hospital. The chance of a slow brain bleed is too high to ignore.



Good plan. Glad that it served you well.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,714
Posted By janeuner
OP mentioned a record number of fatal motorcycle...

OP mentioned a record number of fatal motorcycle wrecks in Tennessee this year. I suspect that statistic is a variable dependent upon the weather reports of this year.

The unusually warm weather...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 8,420
Posted By janeuner
Was there actually someone behind you? If you...

Was there actually someone behind you? If you don't know, that would pretty much be your only mistake.

Good Job! :thumb Don't do it again! :eek1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2012, 10:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,714
Posted By janeuner
I'm sorry, I don't subscribe to your religion. ...

I'm sorry, I don't subscribe to your religion.



If temperature was the only quality of life variable that mattered, I'd move to Alaska. But for a dry heat, Baghdad or Arizona will do just fine.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,714
Posted By janeuner
Florida attracts stupid people like maggots to...

Florida attracts stupid people like maggots to roadkill. I'd rather vacation in Iraq.
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5,543
Views: 1,023,157
Posted By janeuner
See, that is where Honda is cutting it close. ...

See, that is where Honda is cutting it close.

For $7000* MSRP, Honda gives you a 472 lb, 51 hp machine, that sorta is a dual sport.
For $7851* MSRP, BMW gives you a 425 lb, 48 hp machine...
Forum: Face plant 07-17-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,012
Posted By janeuner
It is a testament to the maturity of this site...

It is a testament to the maturity of this site that the rear-ended girlfriend joke didn't appear till the second page. :rofl
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,992
Posted By janeuner
thems terrist muslin words u madrasa luvin...

thems terrist muslin words u madrasa luvin terrrist kenyan obummer

Am I doing this right? Practicin' on my patriotism over here.
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,992
Posted By janeuner
Another concern... My folks live on a 2-lane...

Another concern...

My folks live on a 2-lane state highway that works as a sort of business spur between two interstates. Although mostly flat, it has a couple valleys that drop down to a creek...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,992
Posted By janeuner
Honestly....yes. Police get a wide spectrum with...

Honestly....yes. Police get a wide spectrum with many channels - maybe New York City would have problems, but no suburb ever would. Police band radios are chump change compared to municipal...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,992
Posted By janeuner
I can't imagine why they would be exempt. Well,...

I can't imagine why they would be exempt. Well, aside from the whole above-the-law thing.

LEOs have their own radio spectrum. They should talk to dispatch, get off their damned phones, and do...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,597
Posted By janeuner
Anti-Lock Brake System. Brake didn't lock. ...

Anti-Lock Brake System. Brake didn't lock. Working as intended.
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5,543
Views: 1,023,157
Posted By janeuner
Sorry mate, I don't subscribe to your religion.

Sorry mate, I don't subscribe to your religion.
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 5,543
Views: 1,023,157
Posted By janeuner
On both cars and bikes, I see those controls and...

On both cars and bikes, I see those controls and think, "If I wanted a manual transmission, I would have bought a fucking manual transmission."



That's nonsense. Practical people will buy a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,835
Posted By janeuner
Target Fixation? Really? The car was in view of...

Target Fixation? Really? The car was in view of his helmet cam for less than 3 seconds. He didn't have time to think and the do anything.

This isn't off-roading. The boulder in the middle of...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 5,543
Views: 1,023,157
Posted By janeuner
Stupidly Quick, Underdressed, Imminently Dead. ...

Stupidly Quick, Underdressed, Imminently Dead.

Super Quick Until I Die

Probably retroactive acronyms, but they fit.
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5,543
Views: 1,023,157
Posted By janeuner
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a272/seb18b/squi...

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a272/seb18b/squid.jpg

And pirate with chaps, sleeveless vest, doo rag, riding a cruiser:
http://www.bikerbar.com/biker/images/biker-RL/biker-vest.JPG
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,546
Posted By janeuner
Zero. Unless Huffy is made in China....? Can't...

Zero. Unless Huffy is made in China....? Can't be bothered to go check.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,835
Posted By janeuner
At those speed, it could have been 5 dead. ...

At those speed, it could have been 5 dead. Imagine if the motorcycle was instead a church van or something similar.

This is nothing but stupid kid material.
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,546
Posted By janeuner
It's a fuel injected, water-cooled, 650cc...

It's a fuel injected, water-cooled, 650cc inline-twin bike. On paper, that puts it right in the middle of state-of-the-art for the worldwide motorcycle industry. They already export to...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2012, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5,543
Views: 1,023,157
Posted By janeuner
Hmm, very interesting...! Good eye there.

Hmm, very interesting...! Good eye there.
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5,543
Views: 1,023,157
Posted By janeuner
What is this...? Scratch that, something...

What is this...?

Scratch that, something funny goin on around here...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-28-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4,617
Views: 431,160
Posted By janeuner
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-28-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 4,617
Views: 431,160
Posted By janeuner
http://images.craigslist.org/5Gd5Eb5Hc3G63Jd3pdc6q...

http://images.craigslist.org/5Gd5Eb5Hc3G63Jd3pdc6qb3940a3ab4ec1179.jpg

http://stlouis.craigslist.org/mcy/3103868183.html

Can't imagine why someone would think this is a good idea.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-27-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By janeuner
Sorry, but here are some specific stopping...

Sorry, but here are some specific stopping points...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,586
Posted By janeuner
Can't believe they warrantied my modular helmet ...

How awful are they for honoring a warranty? Worst imitation of an American business I've ever seen.

And to think, I had to exchange it for something better...
Forum: The Garage 06-25-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,301
Posted By janeuner
Sell it and buy a second bike. Park it in the...

Sell it and buy a second bike. Park it in the living room.
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,968
Posted By janeuner
Take a good hard look at the models that offer...

Take a good hard look at the models that offer ABS. Especially if you buy new.



My first truck, when new, was tuned to generate about 80 hp. By the time I got it, it wasn't new anymore. ...
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