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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 261,109
Posted By catweasel67
Actually, that just makes you an asshat. ...

Actually, that just makes you an asshat.

Knowing how to spell, and correcting the mistakes of others, makes you a spelling nazi.

Being unable to know the difference between the two.....well,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 01:58 PM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 261,109
Posted By catweasel67
You say "spelling nazis" I say "man who knows how...

You say "spelling nazis" I say "man who knows how to spell"..


hey ho. Education. It's not for everyone....apparently.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 261,109
Posted By catweasel67
And your inability to recognise that..... ...

And your inability to recognise that.....

Yeah....that makes me the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 01:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,173
Posted By catweasel67
So you're saying there are some corners where...

So you're saying there are some corners where you're not on the brakes?

So,...trail-baking isn't a necessary skill?

First you say it is, and then you say it's not...which is it?

Is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 01:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,173
Posted By catweasel67
So you go around every corner hard on the brakes...

So you go around every corner hard on the brakes eh?

Must be a dull life.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 01:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By catweasel67
I'm pretty sure that one comes with every bike :P

I'm pretty sure that one comes with every bike :P
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 344,096
Posted By catweasel67
How about turning that "suspicion" of yours into...

How about turning that "suspicion" of yours into actual "experience"? I "suspect" :evil you might be surprised.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 09:46 AM
Replies: 4,862
Views: 261,109
Posted By catweasel67
The horror is the quality of the spelling... ...

The horror is the quality of the spelling...

"Eminent" not "emanate"
"Impede" not "impeed"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By catweasel67
Same company yep :)

Same company yep :)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 09:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,173
Posted By catweasel67
The question is why don't basic riding courses...

The question is why don't basic riding courses teach trail braking (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trail_braking).....when some of the posters here seem to believe that riders don't belong on the road...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 09:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,173
Posted By catweasel67
But the basic courses don't do that. Any...

But the basic courses don't do that.

Any thoughts on why they think their approach is correct?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By catweasel67
Ariel is back!

http://uncrate.com/p/2014/06/ariel-ace-motorcycle.jpg

170bhp, V4, hand-built, 100 made to measure bikes made each year :)

I love it.


FWIW, whilst they made many many excellent bikes in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 08:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,173
Posted By catweasel67
Please don't :p

Please don't :p
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 08:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,173
Posted By catweasel67
So basically you think the Idaho Star and the MSF...

So basically you think the Idaho Star and the MSF (not to mentioned practically every single basic riding skills course I've ever heard of) are doing it wrong and that folks should learn how to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 344,096
Posted By catweasel67
Yeah :( no need to remind me of that.

Yeah :( no need to remind me of that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 06:03 AM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 344,096
Posted By catweasel67
Rugby league? Ewww... Union FTW! ...

Rugby league? Ewww...

Union FTW!

Next you'll be talking about the obscenity that is Aussie/Irish rules...but which us limeys know as "a good old fist fight" :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 344,096
Posted By catweasel67
Thank you :) Some would point out to you...

Thank you :)

Some would point out to you that not one person, on this forum, has used "jap" as a racial epithet, instead using it as an abbreviation for the word "Japanese" when describing your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 344,096
Posted By catweasel67
The term "simple minded" is offensive but you're...

The term "simple minded" is offensive but you're OK using that?

How about accepting the fact that "Jap" is just an abbreviation for "Japanese" or "Japan" as "Brit" is short for "British" and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 11:12 AM
Replies: 3,753
Views: 344,096
Posted By catweasel67
If you dislike the way we shorten Japanese how...

If you dislike the way we shorten Japanese how come you're OK shortening Harley-Davidson?

Put another way, if "jap" is used to refer to a bike rather than a person, is it OK?

How about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 09:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,291
Posted By catweasel67
Apply wet bog roll, leave for a few minutes,...

Apply wet bog roll, leave for a few minutes, remove.

Done.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 03:11 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,142
Posted By catweasel67
Personally I'm impressed that he's engaged with...

Personally I'm impressed that he's engaged with the almost half a million police offices in the US to such a level that he's able to accuse them all of corruption.

Must have taken quite a while...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 8,142
Posted By catweasel67
I gotta ask...what behaviour are you guys hoping...

I gotta ask...what behaviour are you guys hoping to change when you pull a guy over for doing 10/15 over?

You can't seriously believe that they're never gonna speed again so it can't be that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By catweasel67
:evil This is one of the most specific polls I've...

:evil This is one of the most specific polls I've seen on ADV.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 321,524
Posted By catweasel67
Zzzzz. Some of you are way too sensitive to be on...

Zzzzz. Some of you are way too sensitive to be on the interweb.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8,531
Views: 1,727,995
Posted By catweasel67
When I was doing my ride around the US I was...

When I was doing my ride around the US I was constantly asked that same question - I gave a very similar response you "because when I fall off, I want to be able to get up after and keep going".

I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 31,048
Views: 7,513,968
Posted By catweasel67
That's Somerset talk that is, best attempted only...

That's Somerset talk that is, best attempted only after copious amounts of scrumpy :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,061
Posted By catweasel67
Well, obviously I can't speak for the 1%ers in...

Well, obviously I can't speak for the 1%ers in the US but if they're anything like the 1%ers over here, they could give a flying fuck about guidelines...

And I find your suggestion that they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,061
Posted By catweasel67
You want to know why being "snide" comes so...

You want to know why being "snide" comes so easily to me Navy Chief. See below. Some of you guys make it so easy, it's like shooting fish in a barrel.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,061
Posted By catweasel67
Very kind of you :evil

Very kind of you :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,061
Posted By catweasel67
Except that I'm not really here to make...

Except that I'm not really here to make friends...I'm here to express my opinions.

Also, maybe I am, in actual fact, a pretentious tool :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 739
Views: 51,548
Posted By catweasel67
Passer-by's are more likely to ask "Moto what? Is...

Passer-by's are more likely to ask "Moto what? Is that Formula 1? Is that a Harley?"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,401
Posted By catweasel67
:roflI'd hate to see them on the Dragon - imagine...

:roflI'd hate to see them on the Dragon - imagine the threads!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 321,524
Posted By catweasel67
Bugger! :evil Thanks :D

Bugger! :evil Thanks :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,061
Posted By catweasel67
I'm gonna turn that around on you. I read the...

I'm gonna turn that around on you. I read the post, looked up "underground regulation", realised it's implications, read the CHP release on the issue, formed an opinion and posted it.

I didn't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 321,524
Posted By catweasel67
So who was constantly doing 50 and who was...

So who was constantly doing 50 and who was spurting? because now is sounds like the person driving at an erratic speed, and in a self confessed erratic manner, was SxyRdr...whilst the other rider was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,061
Posted By catweasel67
I was actually referring to the way each state...

I was actually referring to the way each state legislates such things, rather than doing it on a nationwide basis.



Thanks for highlighting my point about how some folk are short-sighted.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,061
Posted By catweasel67
You may be right, but I am aware about the...

You may be right, but I am aware about the legislation, or rather, and critically, the lack of it, surrounding lane splitting in CA. And it seems to be that it's that very "non-existence" of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,421
Posted By catweasel67
I wonder how Darwinian target fixation is? ...

I wonder how Darwinian target fixation is?

As in - Are those who survived, intact, the experience of target fixation, less likely to do it again?

Is it, in a strange and unpleasant way,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,061
Posted By catweasel67
*sigh* you guys sure think small at times, if at...

*sigh* you guys sure think small at times, if at all....

If you'd done some digging, you'd have realised that the guy's problem wasn't with information about lane-splitting at all. It was about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 321,524
Posted By catweasel67
Hmm, if he was speeding....and you weren't...how...

Hmm, if he was speeding....and you weren't...how come you still managed to end up "several cars ahead of him"?
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