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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,063
Posted By Toddv
Bar and weights reduce the vibration but softer...

Bar and weights reduce the vibration but softer grips can insulate your hands a bit. My Duc used to make my hands numb until I put in the bar end weights.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 34,313
Views: 8,427,642
Posted By Toddv
You just don't have enough fashion sense...

You just don't have enough fashion sense...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,896
Posted By Toddv
Huh, I've ridden quads all my life and never had...

Huh, I've ridden quads all my life and never had one roll over on top of me. And I don't ride like grandma. But a typical quad on the street is not something I think I would enjoy, they wear you out...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 422,616
Posted By Toddv
Gladly submit and be a good sheep and don't worry...

Gladly submit and be a good sheep and don't worry about what others do. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 422,616
Posted By Toddv
As soon as you accept that some people cherrish...

As soon as you accept that some people cherrish their rights and take them seriously.
Forum: The Garage 10-17-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,201
Posted By Toddv
Jeez man keep it simple... use metal brackets and...

Jeez man keep it simple... use metal brackets and good screws to attach the 2x4's to the ceiling/floor joists and it will be just fine. But I would run a 2x4 across the front behind the uprights to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 422,616
Posted By Toddv
It's simple, Am I suspected of a crime? If you...

It's simple, Am I suspected of a crime? If you are they can compel you to show ID. Am I being detained or am I free to go?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 34,313
Views: 8,427,642
Posted By Toddv
That's horrible... more dollars than sense

That's horrible... more dollars than sense
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 03:21 AM
Replies: 34,313
Views: 8,427,642
Posted By Toddv
Some people just do what they like and could care...

Some people just do what they like and could care less what other idiots think about it. They are generally the people who walk around with a smile on their faces...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 268,849
Posted By Toddv
In my old state, MD, it had to be done by the...

In my old state, MD, it had to be done by the state police as they were in charge of everything DOT related.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 268,849
Posted By Toddv
You have three choices, go through the corts as...

You have three choices, go through the corts as mentioned above, find the previous owner and see if they will get you a title or try one of the online title services but they can't do their magic in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 34,313
Views: 8,427,642
Posted By Toddv
Curtousy not sense, not all people have either....

Curtousy not sense, not all people have either. But you should know that by now and stop tormenting yourself.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 790
Views: 268,849
Posted By Toddv
Another option if you can prove ownership is to...

Another option if you can prove ownership is to go to the courthouse and file for a title and they will order the DMV to issue you one granted everything is in order. I can't remember the exact term...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,174
Posted By Toddv
I've done the same thing, when the bike stalls in...

I've done the same thing, when the bike stalls in a turn it's hard to catch it. For me I was being a little too careful in a gravel driveway and stalled the bike and dropped it, only a couple...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,154
Posted By Toddv
A proper lien release is issued by the DMV and...

A proper lien release is issued by the DMV and looks very similar to a title, if they could forge that why not just forge a clean title? A letter of lien release from the lender is not the same...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,550
Posted By Toddv
It used to be done that way but not anymore, now...

It used to be done that way but not anymore, now generally the ins company has their own adjusters who Write the estimate and determine the initial payout, then if the bodyshop finds additional...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 27,345
Posted By Toddv
When I pass on a double yellow it will be because...

When I pass on a double yellow it will be because I'm using my brain, not someone else's... Making a statement to suggest a yellow line painted on the road determines if something is safe is...
Forum: Face plant 10-04-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,181
Posted By Toddv
This.... As long as you don't provide assitance...

This.... As long as you don't provide assitance beyond that of your knowledge/training you are covered. And yes I would have (if thinking clearly) would have sent a rider in each direction in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 27,345
Posted By Toddv
About half of the passing zones are more unsafe...

About half of the passing zones are more unsafe than many no passing zones around here. The road engineers, or at least the line painters are idiots. Yes I pass on the double yellow when it's safe,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 34,313
Views: 8,427,642
Posted By Toddv
https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/t31.0-8/q85/p960x960/10687396_10152821579733140_8583491416649691988_o.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-02-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,702
Posted By Toddv
Bring a tent, spend the night. It's worth it. ...

Bring a tent, spend the night. It's worth it. But there are bears, so don't keep your food nearby.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 34,313
Views: 8,427,642
Posted By Toddv
These are pretty close to the pair I have but not...

These are pretty close to the pair I have but not exactly. I don't think they make the same pair that I have but they are all day comfortable on or off the bike.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,702
Posted By Toddv
I miss Dolly Sods, I've backpacked every trail in...

I miss Dolly Sods, I've backpacked every trail in there at least once. Awesome place and the sky at night is something to behold. The Milkyway is very visible on any clear night.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 34,313
Views: 8,427,642
Posted By Toddv
I have a pair of shoes that are like high tops...

I have a pair of shoes that are like high tops but with the rear cut low so you can flex your ankle and they have a velcro strap that covers the top three or so lace holes so you can strap down your...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 153,367
Posted By Toddv
Good stuff!! I've been following along...

Good stuff!! I've been following along silently....

Just wanted to share, I found a phone app called Mapfactor Navigator that uses open source maps from openstreetmap.org that cover most of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-28-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 34,313
Views: 8,427,642
Posted By Toddv
I passed a bad wreck on my way home, pretty sure...

I passed a bad wreck on my way home, pretty sure it was on Wahalla Rd. It was on the outside of a tight turn with a guardrail. Good samaritans were directing traffic and were holding up a blanket to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-28-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 34,313
Views: 8,427,642
Posted By Toddv
I passed a lot of Portches today!!

I passed a lot of Portches today!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 3,098
Views: 422,616
Posted By Toddv
Some States electronically verify insurance and...

Some States electronically verify insurance and require ins companies to report cancellations.






See above, but some States like MD, give insurers 6 months to report cancellations....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 34,313
Views: 8,427,642
Posted By Toddv
No victim, no crime... Sent from my KFOT...

No victim, no crime...

Sent from my KFOT using Tapatalk
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,883
Posted By Toddv
Lol. Anyhow here the pic of the spot, this is...

Lol. Anyhow here the pic of the spot, this is taken just at the end of a lazy right hand sweeper, the deer was maybe 20/30' ahead on the right with just a small bit of it's ass visible. Then he shot...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 704
Views: 153,367
Posted By Toddv
Wow that castle is really something. Wonder if...

Wow that castle is really something. Wonder if strange things go bump in the night there?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By Toddv
I've done it, bought a bike in NEw Orleans when I...

I've done it, bought a bike in NEw Orleans when I was living in MD. I drove the pickup truck down, loaded the bike up and drove home. I probably would have flew down and driven it home but I had too...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,883
Posted By Toddv
Thanks but I chalk this one off mostly as luck....

Thanks but I chalk this one off mostly as luck. It happened very fast and even if I would have been going half the speed I wouldn't have had much more time to react. The whole enounter happened...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,883
Posted By Toddv
Lol, yea dogs around here normally have their...

Lol, yea dogs around here normally have their territory as well, a small piece of property is in the 4/5 acre area, about 25% are farms along the road and everyone has a dog, they come running...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,714
Views: 405,679
Posted By Toddv
If I'm behind a vehicle I can't see through or...

If I'm behind a vehicle I can't see through or past I drop back beyond the standard safe distance. I also use the whole lane to watch for threats from either side in the form of vehicles on side...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,883
Posted By Toddv
Lol truth! I live in the woods and have about a...

Lol truth! I live in the woods and have about a mile and a half of dirt road before I hit pavement. We have all you could hunt around here.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,883
Posted By Toddv
There was not a mark on the bike that I could...

There was not a mark on the bike that I could find. Judging from the sound I heard it was just contact with the tire and then a scraping noise that I would guess was it's hooves on the road.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,883
Posted By Toddv
Yes there was definitely a lesson there, I do...

Yes there was definitely a lesson there, I do realize how lucky I was. What was running through my head at that instant wasn't good. I was trying to figure out the best way to handle the impact, the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,883
Posted By Toddv
I live on the western side of South Carolina. ...

I live on the western side of South Carolina.

Yes the brush was thick up to about 2' from the road with a pasture and fence maybe 5 more feet in, so he had nowhere to go but across the road to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,883
Posted By Toddv
Lol Well if you get that close to them out here...

Lol Well if you get that close to them out here It's usually because they're already dead. They are well hunted.
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