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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-09-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,636
Posted By 4TooMany
I have the same RAM mount pictured above, but my...

I have the same RAM mount pictured above, but my phone is in a Taktik Extreme case. Best case money can buy. I've ridden in the driving rain with no ill effect to the phone.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-19-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 40,671
Posted By 4TooMany
Welcome to the game, but you may have missed one...

Welcome to the game, but you may have missed one of the primary rules. It doesn't appear to be on a dirt road. My apologies if I'm wrong!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-17-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 40,671
Posted By 4TooMany
Leo Vince Carbon. No performance gain that I can...

Leo Vince Carbon. No performance gain that I can tell, but it's half the size, a third the weight, and sounds nicer. Oh, and the carbon stays cool enough to touch even at its hottest.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-16-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 40,671
Posted By 4TooMany
From one 800GS to another... Out with the...

From one 800GS to another...

Out with the old...

http://i1239.photobucket.com/albums/ff505/waltherpps/IMG_3836_zpsbfad04cd.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-12-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 843
Posted By 4TooMany
I don't know what year your bike is, but there's...

I don't know what year your bike is, but there's a recall for sidestand switch issues I believe with certain years. Make sure that's not the problem.
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-12-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 11,695
Posted By 4TooMany
I'm 45, and I've been riding off and on for about...

I'm 45, and I've been riding off and on for about 35 years. Whoa, I'm old!


http://i1239.photobucket.com/albums/ff505/waltherpps/19800700000034-1.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,984
Posted By 4TooMany
That's why you need one of these. Brilliant in...

That's why you need one of these. Brilliant in its simplicity. I won't mention any names, but there are some in this thread I'd like to see on this bike.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,984
Posted By 4TooMany
Depends on the state. In Michigan at least, you...

Depends on the state. In Michigan at least, you can go to a 3rd party and test out instead of taking the class. But because Michigan heavily subsidizes the training programs, it's only $25 to take...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2013, 06:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,984
Posted By 4TooMany
No, "aggressively countersteering" (as you call...

No, "aggressively countersteering" (as you call it) is done when the muffler falls off the car in front of you, or a pothole suddenly appears, or a deer jumps out in front of you even if you're only...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-07-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By 4TooMany
Mine does it too. A bit unnerving for sure.

Mine does it too. A bit unnerving for sure.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,984
Posted By 4TooMany
In the basic MSF course, Exercise 7, 11, 12, 13,...

In the basic MSF course, Exercise 7, 11, 12, 13, 16, and to a lesser extent Exercise 5 all reinforce countersteering and/or proper cornering. And it's also part of the skills test. Why? Because...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-06-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10,215
Views: 759,504
Posted By 4TooMany
I'm in AA myself. And surprise surprise I also...

I'm in AA myself. And surprise surprise I also have a DR200 for my wife to ride. Are you by chance at U-M on North Campus? I see a Speed Triple up here often.

If you want to meet some of the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-02-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 663
Posted By 4TooMany
It may not have anything to do with the clutch. ...

It may not have anything to do with the clutch. Mine does it too, though mine also does it downshifting. I think it's a strange trait of the transmission. I think that because I know the clutch is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,155
Posted By 4TooMany
Here's a great video on the subject. ...

Here's a great video on the subject.

https://www.facebook.com/WCCMotorcycleSafetyProgram/posts/487431964673908
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,490
Posted By 4TooMany
That's humorous given that you've got just as...

That's humorous given that you've got just as many posts on the subject as anyone else. All I did was give the official position according to the class you took, but you want to keep arguing about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,490
Posted By 4TooMany
Um, no. Google search for: "slow look...

Um, no.

Google search for:

"slow look press roll" = 36,000 hits
"slow look push roll" = 153 hits
and best of all...
"slow look push turn" (like you claimed in this thread) = 2 hits (one of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2013, 04:33 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,490
Posted By 4TooMany
Interestingly, if you do a google search for...

Interestingly, if you do a google search for "slow look push roll" it automatically corrects you and changes it to "press". Don't argue with google. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,490
Posted By 4TooMany
What may seem like semantics to you is an...

What may seem like semantics to you is an important difference for brand new students who have no concept of how to steer a motorcycle. "Press" does a better job of conveying the delicacy of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,490
Posted By 4TooMany
While I find that hard to believe, I'll give you...

While I find that hard to believe, I'll give you the benefit of the doubt. However, trust me, the MSF does not call it "push" to turn. Do you still have the black book you got when you took your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,490
Posted By 4TooMany
Technically it's "press". :wink:

Technically it's "press". :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,490
Posted By 4TooMany
I was lucky enough to learn like you did, but...

I was lucky enough to learn like you did, but most people don't have that luxury. Most don't have easy access to an off-road bike much less off-road trails. If people are willing to take classes...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-25-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By 4TooMany
Possibly, but I didn't get that impression. He...

Possibly, but I didn't get that impression. He wasn't suggesting I buy some. He was just curious which I tried in diagnosing the problem.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-24-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By 4TooMany
I took mine to the dealer a couple months ago for...

I took mine to the dealer a couple months ago for roughly the same thing. Before I took it in I tried running some Techron through it too. When I told the service writer about it, he asked if I'd...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,490
Posted By 4TooMany
The MSF offers two street courses (Street...

The MSF offers two street courses (Street RiderCourse 1 & 2), but I would guess they're not commonly offered in most programs. We don't offer it in ours, and I don't personally know any that do. ...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By 4TooMany
Since you mentioned you're taking the MSF class,...

Since you mentioned you're taking the MSF class, remember that your completion card is usually worth something with BMW (usually money off gear). That's a promotion that I think is always standing.
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-23-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By 4TooMany
Already shipping. At least some models. Call...

Already shipping. At least some models. Call the dealer to be sure on the one you're looking at.
Forum: Vendors 07-10-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 139,787
Posted By 4TooMany
I'm a fairly avid backpacker, and I also own an...

I'm a fairly avid backpacker, and I also own an R30 and an R35. I would say if your primary use is off the bike, I'd look elsewhere. A backpack designed for backpacking has a sturdy hip belt...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2013, 05:41 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 37,025
Posted By 4TooMany
I almost had to do that. The dealer had a hard...

I almost had to do that. The dealer had a hard time finding a Trophy for me, and my salesman said they'd be happy to paint it if they couldn't find one. Fortunately that didn't happen, but it was...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-08-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 37,025
Posted By 4TooMany
Perhaps I'm slightly biased, but I still think...

Perhaps I'm slightly biased, but I still think the Trophy is the best lookin' F8 out there.

http://i1239.photobucket.com/albums/ff505/waltherpps/IMG_3727_zps45f9ab49.jpg...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-08-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7,386
Views: 2,361,947
Posted By 4TooMany
Nothing special, but it's been so long since I've...

Nothing special, but it's been so long since I've posted a picture...

http://i1239.photobucket.com/albums/ff505/waltherpps/IMG_3727_zps45f9ab49.jpg...
Forum: Vendors 07-03-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,361
Views: 139,787
Posted By 4TooMany
Do it, you won't be sorry!

Do it, you won't be sorry!
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-27-2013, 05:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,269
Posted By 4TooMany
That does work, but it's extremely sticky and...

That does work, but it's extremely sticky and attracts lots of dirt.
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-27-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,269
Posted By 4TooMany
REI sells it too. I even use it on my helmet: ...

REI sells it too. I even use it on my helmet:

http://www.rei.com/product/815099/harmony-303-hull-protectant-8-oz
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-26-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,269
Posted By 4TooMany
This is the stuff you want: ...

This is the stuff you want:

http://www.303products.com/protectant/303r-aerospace-protectant.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By 4TooMany
More than one... ...

More than one...

http://online2.msf-usa.org/msf/videos4.aspx
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,702
Posted By 4TooMany
Nobody attacked you, but I do think you're...

Nobody attacked you, but I do think you're intentionally avoiding the truth. A quick internet search for "bicycle countersteer" comes up with hours of reading all of which backs up the idea that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2013, 07:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,702
Posted By 4TooMany
Assuming you still really don't get it, and that...

Assuming you still really don't get it, and that you're not just pretending not to get it...

So you're saying that countersteering works on a motorcycle but that it doesn't work on a bicycle? ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,702
Posted By 4TooMany
Wow, you sure have changed your tune. You've...

Wow, you sure have changed your tune. You've gone from saying it flat out doesn't work on a bicycle (an extremely easy point to prove wrong) to saying: "it's not the only way".

I never suggested...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,702
Posted By 4TooMany
Did you ignore the video too? You can lead a...

Did you ignore the video too? You can lead a horse to water...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,702
Posted By 4TooMany
It would seem that you're contradicting yourself....

It would seem that you're contradicting yourself. If you've done what I said, then you have experienced a bicycle counter-steering.

Decent explanation, and he even shows it on a bicycle at about...
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