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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 06:47 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 43,209
Posted By Vertical C
What is this?

What is this?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 12:00 AM
Replies: 7,948
Views: 480,640
Posted By Vertical C
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2015/05/21/lond...

http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2015/05/21/londons-canal-walkways-now-have-duck-lanes

Needed a break from the depressing articles
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,074
Posted By Vertical C
The chicks love tough guys? Meh it's not my...

The chicks love tough guys?

Meh it's not my bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 34,526
Posted By Vertical C
It's mostly the baby bloomers getting old. It...

It's mostly the baby bloomers getting old. It was ok to do it back in the 70s when they were young but not now.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,873
Posted By Vertical C
So maybe it came via time travel?

So maybe it came via time travel?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,523
Posted By Vertical C
Remember there are no crappy adventure bikes. ...

Remember there are no crappy adventure bikes. Only "adventure riders" who are too crappy to make an adventure...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,873
Posted By Vertical C
I have never seen a motorcycle one that is a...

I have never seen a motorcycle one that is a solid disc? Rather than holes in the middle.

Now that I have made that statement someone will be along to correct me. :)
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,511
Posted By Vertical C
Is it a sym? I have had two sym scoots the...

Is it a sym?

I have had two sym scoots the first one, hd200, was better than my current orbit 125. The HD is made in Taiwan not mainland China though.

I assume these are made in Taiwan
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,873
Posted By Vertical C
Aren't like 70% of bikes in the usa cruisers? ...

Aren't like 70% of bikes in the usa cruisers? Just probability.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 34,526
Posted By Vertical C
Do you think the ass hole at 2am is just pissed...

Do you think the ass hole at 2am is just pissed off with getting woken up when he is trying to sleep during the day and is now getting even?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,873
Posted By Vertical C
I wonder what percentage of motorcycles in usa...

I wonder what percentage of motorcycles in usa actually use sprockets like that. Most cruisers would be belt or shaft. Have to be low.
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 729
Posted By Vertical C
Why don't you look for all and buy the one that...

Why don't you look for all and buy the one that is the best price
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,873
Posted By Vertical C
That only indicates it is a motorcycle part not...

That only indicates it is a motorcycle part not that it came from a motorcycle.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,873
Posted By Vertical C
Where in the story does it say it came from a...

Where in the story does it say it came from a motorcycle?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 34,526
Posted By Vertical C
Isn't the obvious solution to follow him then sit...

Isn't the obvious solution to follow him then sit outside his house with your exhaust revving it up for a couple hours.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,209
Posted By Vertical C
Did you get lost from the camry drivers forum..? ...

Did you get lost from the camry drivers forum..? Where is your sense of adv.
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 158,929
Posted By Vertical C
Source?

Source?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,130
Posted By Vertical C
Why do people all want everyone to be exactly...

Why do people all want everyone to be exactly like them?

If people want to wear a three quarters helmet that is fine. Same with full face etc.

Otherwise you get the uniform sameness you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,080
Posted By Vertical C
Are dirt roads off road?

Are dirt roads off road?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 34,526
Posted By Vertical C
You were the one that said they are often not...

You were the one that said they are often not enforced. How can you know that unless you have tested the majority of bikes and found them illegal. Is it not possible that you simply are thinking...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 34,526
Posted By Vertical C
A quick google says that is not true. That...

A quick google says that is not true.

That would be the only jurisdiction that did it that way if true.

Plus they also do have measuring regulations so unless you have tested the majority...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 34,526
Posted By Vertical C
How can people say that the law is rarely...

How can people say that the law is rarely enforced unless they have actually measured the majority of bikes at the required rpm. It's not like you can tell what rpm exactly a bike us making just by...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,954
Posted By Vertical C
Personally I took the risk with high top hiking...

Personally I took the risk with high top hiking boots instead.

To answer the question I don't think you want to just leave your bike anyway so you can probably leave them on the bike with a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 34,526
Posted By Vertical C
But if you change the law so that it's illegal to...

But if you change the law so that it's illegal to make noise in any rev range then everyone who has a stock exhaust might be illegal as well then.

How is that a good plan?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 34,526
Posted By Vertical C
Which probably wouldn't be illegal, since the...

Which probably wouldn't be illegal, since the test should be done at cruising rpm.
Forum: OZ Vendors 05-07-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 773,837
Posted By Vertical C
Honda xr650r 16000km Motard and dirt...

Honda xr650r

16000km

Motard and dirt wheels included. Runs well has good motor, NSW rego till 29 th.

$4000
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 34,526
Posted By Vertical C
Exactly so what is requiring stock exhaust going...

Exactly so what is requiring stock exhaust going to do when the point is to prevent loud noise?

Most people with a stock exhaust deliberately don't ride at the rpm that is tested because that is...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4,750
Views: 576,221
Posted By Vertical C
I doubt if motus has the budget to influence...

I doubt if motus has the budget to influence jurnos
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 602
Views: 34,526
Posted By Vertical C
If he punched it a stock exhaust might not be...

If he punched it a stock exhaust might not be quieter since the test rpm is at a low level. There's nothing illegal about noise at high rpm or indeed any rpm other than the one of test.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 17,064
Posted By Vertical C
Of course there is more than one answer, that's...

Of course there is more than one answer, that's why the smarter of us have two plus bikes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-06-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,501
Posted By Vertical C
Faking it would probably nullify your travel ...

Faking it would probably nullify your travel insurance. In the land of $100k hospital visits....not smart

They do check. I had a crash in Guatemala, my insurer checked, and it was only a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,501
Posted By Vertical C
Progressive insures foreigners for the bike...

Progressive insures foreigners for the bike according to my research.

You should be checking how getting a foreign licence affects your travel insurance which is much more important
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 17,064
Posted By Vertical C
I was assuming that the tyres are the same...

I was assuming that the tyres are the same compound.

I don't think you are correct in saying that the lighter bike will have harder tyres which makes up for the lower force applied to the tyres...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7,948
Views: 480,640
Posted By Vertical C
My point was that riders need to be careful of...

My point was that riders need to be careful of oncoming traffic. There will always be people who overtake in the wrong spot. Make sure you ride aware to minimise the impact of their mistakes on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7,948
Views: 480,640
Posted By Vertical C
I am making a statement of fact only. I am not...

I am making a statement of fact only. I am not going to predict what might or might not happen.


I never said that it was a safe time to pass which obviously it wasnt. What are you reading...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 7,948
Views: 480,640
Posted By Vertical C
Stating what happened is not obtuse. You...

Stating what happened is not obtuse.

You guys are very angry about something. I hope that goes better for you soon.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 7,948
Views: 480,640
Posted By Vertical C
Why are you so angry. I was just saying it was...

Why are you so angry. I was just saying it was a head on.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7,948
Views: 480,640
Posted By Vertical C
They weren't passing the cyclists it was a head...

They weren't passing the cyclists it was a head on.

RIP
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 472
Views: 17,064
Posted By Vertical C
Even assuming the same lean angle in the wet the...

Even assuming the same lean angle in the wet the slower bike puts less stress on the tyres traction as it's lighter.

If you have two objects going around a bend at the same speed then the lighter...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 510
Views: 43,209
Posted By Vertical C
The ev1 had almost a 100 mile range, that is far...

The ev1 had almost a 100 mile range, that is far less than the return average commute daily.

You know what ia stupid, buying a car based on your needs of range one week a year when you go on...
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