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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-04-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,531
Posted By fritzthecat
I don't think that is correct. At least I would...

I don't think that is correct. At least I would never consider renting a motorcycle just for transportation. I consider a MC rental to be a vacation or special occasion event much like renting a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-17-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,365
Posted By fritzthecat
You need to convince the car / truck drivers that...

You need to convince the car / truck drivers that filtering / lane sharing is advantageous for THEM, not the bikes.
Spoonfeed them PSAs about how
"Sharing reduces congestion and you get home...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 647
Views: 62,839
Posted By fritzthecat
You have to make Filtering/Lane Splitting sound...

You have to make Filtering/Lane Splitting sound like it is for the Cages benefit.
Signs stating "It's the Law, let MCs by" are just going to piss off the drivers. But if you make it sound like the...
Forum: Face plant 08-16-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 14,855
Posted By fritzthecat
OP, hope everything works out for Ya. Now,...

OP, hope everything works out for Ya.

Now, being honest...... In my CAR, when I turn left on a two lane road, I signal and start braking. Then I look to see if the driver behind me is awake and...
Forum: Thumpers 12-22-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,950
Posted By fritzthecat
I run this kit on my 05 KLR. Bought from the...

I run this kit on my 05 KLR. Bought from the same seller on Ebay.
reviously I had the EBC rotor on the bike. I was not impressed with it at all.
THe Ebay rotor doesn't rust like the EBC rotor. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,712
Posted By fritzthecat
You have to realize something. Traffic...

You have to realize something. Traffic enforcement is not about safety or crime prevention. It is about Money. Revenue. Tax dollars.
Budget cuts and reduced tax collections forces police to get the...
Forum: Face plant 06-05-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 14,535
Posted By fritzthecat
There are some people that are claustrophobic and...

There are some people that are claustrophobic and can't wear a full face helmet. i am one of them. It's weird, I can wear a crash helmet, earmuffs, goggles and a respirator no problem, but if all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 10,496
Posted By fritzthecat
Well, there are a few issues with ATGATT for me....

Well, there are a few issues with ATGATT for me. One the initial pre-ride suitup and then the actual ride.

If I want a burger I can grab the carkeys, my jacket and I'm gone. If I take the bike I...
Forum: Face plant 06-03-2008, 09:58 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 102,780
Posted By fritzthecat
Just to throw in another factor. I'm mildly...

Just to throw in another factor. I'm mildly claustrophobic and absolutely cannot wear a full face helmet. Not even a motocross one. I can put on a safety helmet, goggles and a respirator no...
Forum: Face plant 12-06-2007, 06:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,369
Posted By fritzthecat
And as a quick update......... Posted...

And as a quick update.........


Posted by donovanl on 12/06/07 at 7:09AM
First, it is a tragedy on some level whenever someone is critically or fatally injured in a car crash.
This story is...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 474
Posted By fritzthecat
Here you go. Tons of 08 links on Ebay: ...

Here you go. Tons of 08 links on Ebay:

http://search.stores.ebay.com/BPC-Cycle-Parts_2008-klr650-links_W0QQfsooZ1QQfsopZ1QQftsZ2QQsaselZ46517633QQsofpZ0


Fritz
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2007, 10:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,758
Posted By fritzthecat
KLR oil consumption increases exponentially over...

KLR oil consumption increases exponentially over 5000 rpm. Spending 60 minutes @ 75mph a day is going to eat oil. Lotsa oil. Buy Shell stock. :D

Fritz
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2007, 10:14 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,401
Posted By fritzthecat
If it is the same type foam as is used in...

If it is the same type foam as is used in aircraft, then there should be no deterioration for at least 10 years.
I (Navy Reserve) schedule foam installs for my C-130s and long range planning is...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2007, 11:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,523
Posted By fritzthecat
Tried the vibration isolators - no joy. Tried...

Tried the vibration isolators - no joy.
Tried weighing the mirrors with BBs - no joy.
Tried both - definitly no joy.

Replaced mirrors with the TPI set and vibration dampners - very nice. Takes...
Forum: Thumpers 12-08-2006, 06:47 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 34,159
Posted By fritzthecat
2005 bought from newly engaged college student...

2005 bought from newly engaged college student after he crashed it into a tree. First bike so I'm still learning to survive New Orleans traffic.
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2006, 10:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,464
Posted By fritzthecat
05 KLR650 Progressive - everything except...

05 KLR650
Progressive - everything except collision U$430 a year.
My zipcode falls into downtown New Orleans so comprehensive is the majority of the premium.
The zipcode a mile down the road is in...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2006, 08:52 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,027
Posted By fritzthecat
Bluhduh It gets expensive filling up a 3000 song Ipod...

It gets expensive filling up a 3000 song Ipod with U$0.99 trial and error downloads from iTunes.
You ISP most likely has NEWSGROUP services. Google the term if it is unfamiliar.
alt.binaries.mp3...
Forum: Thumpers 07-29-2006, 10:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,858
Posted By fritzthecat
At motels get a bottom floor room with parking...

At motels get a bottom floor room with parking lot access. At night roll the KLR into the room. Wipe down muddy tiretracks when leaving the next day.
Considering you spend U$50 a night to sleep on...
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