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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2014, 11:27 AM
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Posted By MattB
:clap:rofl:rofl:rofl:lol3

:clap:rofl:rofl:rofl:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2014, 08:05 AM
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Posted By MattB
Nope... from what can be seen in these photos...

Nope... from what can be seen in these photos their denims and skin held up so that is further proof for them that gear is useless. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 12:59 PM
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Posted By MattB
While I wouldn't consider "fatties" a "protected...

While I wouldn't consider "fatties" a "protected class", I would say that going after children is not a very endearing quality. In MOST cases I blame the PARENTS for children that grow up with poor...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2014, 07:39 AM
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Posted By MattB
I'm thinking (well, HOPING) that this was a joke....

I'm thinking (well, HOPING) that this was a joke. If you buy a $15,000 motorcycle yet can not come up with 10% of that amount for proper riding gear you have a few prioritization issues. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2013, 11:13 AM
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Posted By MattB
I never said that it WAS legal to pass on a...

I never said that it WAS legal to pass on a DYL... again, enforcement of laws was NEVER my issue on this subject. My point, simply put, was choosing to park a police car in that spot posed a safety...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2013, 09:44 AM
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Posted By MattB
I will give it to RDTCU and Mambo Dave that his...

I will give it to RDTCU and Mambo Dave that his chosen spot would prove solid for catching those crossing DYL. Surprisingly I hadn't thought about that, maybe it's because I personally don't cross...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2013, 01:39 PM
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Posted By MattB
My preferred riding is on the track as well, and...

My preferred riding is on the track as well, and your point is taken as far as when/where one should be pushing it.

That said, I still stand by my assessment that a cop sitting where he is on that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2013, 01:33 PM
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Posted By MattB
That sounds dangerous and unlawful. :wink: ...

That sounds dangerous and unlawful. :wink:

My one riding buddy has been known to say, "When you see blue, drop two." Me, I'm not into all that, like to keep it at the speed limit and not a bit...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2013, 01:28 PM
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Posted By MattB
I found that funny myself as I came back now and...

I found that funny myself as I came back now and realized that proofreading would have been a good idea. :shog
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2013, 09:35 AM
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Posted By MattB
But here's the "funny" part and what it feels...

But here's the "funny" part and what it feels like the two of you fail to see in all this. Judging by the preceding seconds before the crash, the guy was NOT riding "out of control". I blame the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2013, 07:23 AM
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Posted By MattB
A BMW rider without the PowerRanger costume? ...

A BMW rider without the PowerRanger costume? Surely this is a sign that the world is coming to an end! :deal

NOTE: I have a BMW in my collection as well as multiple PowerRanger costumes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2013, 03:06 PM
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Posted By MattB
On the positive side of things, at least he's got...

On the positive side of things, at least he's got the Dragon sticker now. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2013, 07:42 AM
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Posted By MattB
ROFL. Back around 2003 I demo'd a Buell (believe...

ROFL. Back around 2003 I demo'd a Buell (believe it was a "Lightning") and upon returning they asked me what I'd thought.

Conversation that followed went something like this:

ME: I think...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2013, 09:34 AM
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Posted By MattB
I would LOVE to see these guys trying to track...

I would LOVE to see these guys trying to track down a sportbike on that road. :deal Ain't gonna happen so I can only guess they'd chose to use the radio instead.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2013, 09:10 AM
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Posted By MattB
^^^^ :lol3 :oscar :jack Now that's some funny...

^^^^ :lol3 :oscar :jack Now that's some funny chit right there.

As far as YellowWolf and the IBA on Deals Gap, I can't be sure but think that's an urban legend. Yes, the guy can ride. Biggest...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2013, 07:16 AM
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Posted By MattB
Jim, you and some others would likely have a...

Jim, you and some others would likely have a better idea then I. In my case I owned 2 of them and put about 20k miles on them combined. I didn't find them poor handlers or brakers at that time...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2013, 07:03 PM
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Posted By MattB
You are correct NCS... Honda V65 Magna circa...

You are correct NCS... Honda V65 Magna circa 1983-1986. I had one too but without the lights. Unless he somehow upgraded the stator the OEM wouldn't power all dem lights.

I had an 83 and 84. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2013, 06:15 AM
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Posted By MattB
I can only hope that this is at the end of the...

I can only hope that this is at the end of the cruiser parade... otherwise I'm hoping his Busa, the GSXR's (as well as the other bikes) are repo'd.

That's cruel and unusual treatment to those...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2013, 01:53 PM
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Posted By MattB
I'm certain that he's stuck behind a sportbike...

I'm certain that he's stuck behind a sportbike just outside the frame of the photo as cruiser guy doesn't want to follow to close and make sportbike guy nervous. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2013, 06:49 AM
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Posted By MattB
Well Stephen, in this first picture I'm braking...

Well Stephen, in this first picture I'm braking like hell PRIOR to entering, getting as much weight as possible transferred to my left peg (both feet if they will fit on it), hanging off like I'm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2013, 07:27 AM
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Posted By MattB
No, I think you had it correct the first time, it...

No, I think you had it correct the first time, it is criminal. Not in the jailtime sense, but that is SO wrong to make such a poor choice on behalf of a child. Children count on their parents to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2013, 11:55 AM
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Posted By MattB
Agreed. This got me to thinking though, which is...

Agreed. This got me to thinking though, which is worse, to actually ride a HD or to aspire to ride something similar? :confused
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2012, 08:13 AM
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Posted By MattB
Why? :scratch Not passing anyone. To...

Why? :scratch

Not passing anyone.

To straighten out the turn? What fun is their in that?

I like to stay right side of DYL unless passing. I think I'm missing something here. :hmmmmm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2012, 07:43 AM
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Posted By MattB
Looks like turn 7 at VIR North. That you NCS?

Looks like turn 7 at VIR North. That you NCS?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2012, 12:57 PM
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Posted By MattB
And NOW you chose to be humble... you see, it's...

And NOW you chose to be humble... you see, it's pretty easy to just put folks down instead of making a factual argument.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2012, 12:37 PM
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Posted By MattB
If you paid that much for a bike and it was a...

If you paid that much for a bike and it was a piece of shit you'd be easily offended too. When you spend the bucks you REALLY want to tell everybody how great it is, and when you can't, it seems...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2012, 08:20 PM
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Posted By MattB
That's not the torque curve of the Sportster that...

That's not the torque curve of the Sportster that you are looking at, that's the life monitor and the bike has flat lined. It's dead boring. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2012, 10:20 AM
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Posted By MattB
Thoughts: 1) thank God I didn't have one of...

Thoughts:

1) thank God I didn't have one of these encounters while there two weeks ago
2) at what point did he first shit himself
3) once giving up on making the turn and uprighting the bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2012, 06:08 AM
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Posted By MattB
:deal my money is with Chuck. What's worse...

:deal my money is with Chuck.

What's worse for this rider is that he doesn't often ride this bike as it was his garage queen and he regularly rode a 6th gen VFR these days but had loaned it to a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2012, 09:20 PM
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Posted By MattB
Yes, and it's also why it took me 4 years to go...

Yes, and it's also why it took me 4 years to go back there even though I find it intoxicating. You see, in 2008 I came into a lefthander with a cruiser in my lane and on the line I wished to take. ...
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