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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 10:34 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,606
Posted By bwalsh
They don't need to buy a Harley. Just an old beat...

They don't need to buy a Harley. Just an old beat up F-150 with a HD sticker on the back window. :wink:




No they wouldn't. Have you seen a Rocker C? :puke1:puke1:puke1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-18-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13,168
Views: 648,647
Posted By bwalsh
You dont need to advertise with the spot "A", or...

You dont need to advertise with the spot "A", or anything for that matter. Just post a good pic where the mascot is buried with a bush, tree, fence post, rock, etc., in the pic as a reference.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,606
Posted By bwalsh
Laugh Lots of reverse stereotyping going on

When are all you HD owners going to buy a real bike? :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,620
Posted By bwalsh
I did that once. I was also a bit too hot in a...

I did that once. I was also a bit too hot in a right turn lane, the truck in front of me decided to stop! They had the green light. WTF! :eek1
I locked up the rear by accident and started to lowside...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,620
Posted By bwalsh
If you're more environmentally sensitive, go with...

If you're more environmentally sensitive, go with the green labeled can. :D

Just an FYI regarding brakleen, I had a guy who works on engines tell me if you want to get rid of the gum/residue that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,606
Posted By bwalsh
Considering one issue can be easily corrected and...

Considering one issue can be easily corrected and the other isn't a manufacturing issue, you really didn't tell us what you don't like with the motor company itself.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,331
Posted By bwalsh
I wasn't going quite 35mph on the rest of that...

I wasn't going quite 35mph on the rest of that road but was doing well...until the long uphill grade. :D Studs would have helped but the roads here aren't covered with packed snow often/long enough...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,620
Posted By bwalsh
The friction zone

That's one topic I always explain to my students, in the classroom and again on the range, when we get into the slow speed maneuvering parts of the course. Still, they have a hard time grasping the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,620
Posted By bwalsh
http://www.ipdusa.com/uploads/images_products_slid...

http://www.ipdusa.com/uploads/images_products_slideshow/fullsize_1552.jpg

Use the straw that comes with it to direct the spray into the holes and hold a rag under it. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 11,606
Posted By bwalsh
I bought a 09 Suzuki Wee(pretty popular bike on...

I bought a 09 Suzuki Wee(pretty popular bike on this website) thinking it would be the perfect bike for my needs...and wound up hating it. Sold it after two months and 2,000 miles. Did I buy it just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,331
Posted By bwalsh
Riding in the snow? :huh At least until you...

Riding in the snow? :huh

At least until you can't go any further. :cry

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-2IZ724NLZdk/UOOAcf7dafI/AAAAAAAAKUA/y9H48fOUz08/w848-h636-no/IMG_0004.JPG

Maybe...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-16-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6,395
Views: 318,627
Posted By bwalsh
Guilty conscience? I'm thinking he was referring...

Guilty conscience? I'm thinking he was referring to the boots. :lol3

I've got news for ya, that high viz won't help one bit if they aren't watching the road. Only you can prevent those incidents...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-16-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6,395
Views: 318,627
Posted By bwalsh
Which ones? The Hippo Hands, the milk jugs, the...

Which ones? The Hippo Hands, the milk jugs, the hand warners from storm industries or the boots? :D

Just for the record, I'm pretty happy with my pair of hippo hands...and they fit both of my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-16-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6,395
Views: 318,627
Posted By bwalsh
So are Hippo Hands. Quite the upgrade from milk...

So are Hippo Hands. Quite the upgrade from milk jugs.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-16-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 30,413
Views: 1,776,304
Posted By bwalsh
Izzat fresh off the assembly line? :dg

Izzat fresh off the assembly line? :dg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 369,483
Posted By bwalsh
Northern Virginia, where all the self centered...

Northern Virginia, where all the self centered yuppies drive their big bad SUV's doing everything but watching the road, live and work.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-14-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13,168
Views: 648,647
Posted By bwalsh
Why do you make the clues so difficult? :D

Why do you make the clues so difficult? :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 33,794
Posted By bwalsh
Track days isn't the same as roller derby.

Track days isn't the same as roller derby.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,013
Posted By bwalsh
I had the same rumbling noise/feel not too long...

I had the same rumbling noise/feel not too long after I bought my GS. Thought for sure it was the big bearing going out. The rear tire had about 1500 miles left on it.
Everyone here said it's...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-12-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3,412
Views: 153,653
Posted By bwalsh
New tag!

See Larry hiding under the farm implement tire...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-zN3y0j12a2Y/VItbmTfut2I/AAAAAAAANw4/D1yuHuQl_us/w957-h539-no/20141212_154328.jpg

Scantily clad with a rock....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-12-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3,412
Views: 153,653
Posted By bwalsh
Grab, Providence Chapel United Methodist Church,...

Grab, Providence Chapel United Methodist Church, Frogtown rd., Frogtown

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-iLBNpivORUI/VItbfjk5qyI/AAAAAAAANwo/-in11ZTcYRk/s1024-d/20141212_144600.jpg

Larry's on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 369,483
Posted By bwalsh
Agreed, but I'd reword it slightly...:D

Agreed, but I'd reword it slightly...:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 369,483
Posted By bwalsh
You understand my analogy, see it happen every...

You understand my analogy, see it happen every day, but say I'm being a bit sarcastic? :lol3

It was the perfect(most realistic) analogy for this thread as it does happen every day. You could...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-12-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6,395
Views: 318,627
Posted By bwalsh
That bikes oh so 20th century... This is the...

That bikes oh so 20th century...

This is the diesel bike I'd love to get my hands on...:evil

http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/PhotoGallerys/xlarge/Evaproducts_Track_T800CDI_D.jpg

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-12-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 30,413
Views: 1,776,304
Posted By bwalsh
What? You didn't post nipple pics?...What are...

What? You didn't post nipple pics?...What are you, some kind of Moran. :evil





If only the mods would leave the threads in Head Explody open to post in. Now THAT would be interesting to say...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-12-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 30,413
Views: 1,776,304
Posted By bwalsh
Rhonda coming home is great news! I wish her and...

Rhonda coming home is great news! I wish her and Kevin the very best!

Regarding hospitals, I know exactly what you mean. I've been dealing with my mother being in two different hospitals and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 369,483
Posted By bwalsh
I'll bet that semi would run right over top of...

I'll bet that semi would run right over top of that mail truck if it was hidden by a curve or rise. At least with a bicycle they aren't "usually" sitting stationary in the travel lane.

To answer...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 369,483
Posted By bwalsh
You forgot to add another viable option... ...

You forgot to add another viable option...

You see traffic coming at you in the oncoming lane but move over into their lane anyhow while speeding up, buzzing within inches of the delivery truck...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 369,483
Posted By bwalsh
One cyclist running into another cyclist at speed...

One cyclist running into another cyclist at speed could kill. Semi's aren't the problem. Self absorbed idiot's behind the wheel of whatever they're driving are. One instance of a semi truck not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 369,483
Posted By bwalsh
That's the understatement of the year! ...

That's the understatement of the year!

Actually, I think some are trying to come up with the most bizarre scenarios they can muster just for the fun of it...No ones mentioned big foot running...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 369,483
Posted By bwalsh
Fer cryin out loud...

Again the cyclist IS considering his safety. Should they be worried a jet may fall out of the sky and land on them too?

Should the motorist gets a free pass and not have to use their brain while...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 369,483
Posted By bwalsh
No, I think you are missing the even bigger...

No, I think you are missing the even bigger point/picture here. If you can't react to, and slow down in time for something that's already using space in the road, you're going to fast for conditions....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 369,483
Posted By bwalsh
Hence the reason cyclists move further out into...

Hence the reason cyclists move further out into the travel lane when approaching blind/semi blind curves with traffic coming up on their tail...before this happens. It hopefully makes the truck/car...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 33,794
Posted By bwalsh
Who said they were good riders? Plus, you...

Who said they were good riders? Plus, you yourself said ...

You may want to look up the meaning of the word condone. :deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-08-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6,395
Views: 318,627
Posted By bwalsh
Do it soon...or, you could just boycott the...

Do it soon...or, you could just boycott the company...:evil

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=753316&highlight=Hippo+Hands

Poor guy should have never posted in Jo Momma.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-07-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 13,168
Views: 648,647
Posted By bwalsh
You know, I've got to say...some inmates have...

You know, I've got to say...some inmates have children who like to participate in and read the tag threads. I can(and do) use foul language just as much(too much) as the next drunken sailor, when in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 33,794
Posted By bwalsh
Probably because, based on the content of his...

Probably because, based on the content of his posts(anyone who doesn't agree with him doesn't know how to ride), he is one of them. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 33,794
Posted By bwalsh
He's so special he even got his own personal...

He's so special he even got his own personal "crap from the perfect line" thread in HE. :lol3 He's got to be a fake n00b...his user name is a referrence to a couple posts in the "stupid questions"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 33,794
Posted By bwalsh
I approach riding motorcycles like I do paddling...

I approach riding motorcycles like I do paddling whitewater...go a little faster than the current(traffic flow) to negotiate thru the rocks and boulders(other road users). None of that includes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,197
Posted By bwalsh
Getting grief for one handed riding is total BS. ...

Getting grief for one handed riding is total BS.

How many police officers(or anyone for that matter) keep both hands on the steering wheel of their cruiser or personal vehicle at all times?
...
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