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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,857
Posted By Homey
I have to admit here that I race ultra distances...

I have to admit here that I race ultra distances on my bicycle. I've ridden further in 24hrs on my bicycle (400+miles) than many of you have ridden on your motorcycles. In fact, on a team I've been...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,857
Posted By Homey
exactly

exactly
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,857
Posted By Homey
I think that anyone in reasonable health can do...

I think that anyone in reasonable health can do it but it really does take some conditioning. If you aren't willing to spend the time getting fit you're going to hurt, simple as that. I also don't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,857
Posted By Homey
The first trip I rode non-stop both ways. 19 or...

The first trip I rode non-stop both ways. 19 or 20hrs one way if I remember correctly. The second time, my wife was on her bike and she won't do that so we stopped at a hotel one night on the way...
Forum: Racing 08-10-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3,643
Views: 313,942
Posted By Homey
You're right, forgot about that. They've owned...

You're right, forgot about that. They've owned it for five years and that's about when it started really sucking. It sucked before that too but not as bad. The sport is like any other. To be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,857
Posted By Homey
I'm 6'3" and I commute 140 miles a day on my...

I'm 6'3" and I commute 140 miles a day on my 1000. No problem. Took it from San Diego to Seattle and back last year, twice.
Forum: Racing 08-10-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,407
Posted By Homey
Whenever I've ended up on a live racetrack...

Whenever I've ended up on a live racetrack (always after a crash) the first thing on my mind is getting the hell out of the way not walking into traffic to go after someone who crashed me out. ...
Forum: Racing 08-10-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3,643
Views: 313,942
Posted By Homey
It's no surprise when the AMA sucks at promoting...

It's no surprise when the AMA sucks at promoting the sport and developing competitive racers. There are a whopping 7 rounds in the AMA superbike series and Laguna Seca is the only race West of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,857
Posted By Homey
You can do that with rearsets. I do it all the...

You can do that with rearsets. I do it all the time on my GSXR. I could see a problem with feet forward cruiser type...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,857
Posted By Homey
Probably because you drank enough for an officer...

Probably because you drank enough for an officer to notice you were impaired. That takes more than "a few" beers unless you weigh less than 100lbs. I would give you the same suggestion that I gave...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,857
Posted By Homey
Time to hit the gym buddy. You need some core...

Time to hit the gym buddy. You need some core strength. Save the drugs for when you really need it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,628
Posted By Homey
It was easy. After watching my older brother...

It was easy. After watching my older brother race his CZ250 around the desert I "borrowed" it. I got on, pulled the clutch in just like he did. Kick started it (within a few kicks) and proceeded...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 12,384
Posted By Homey
The stuff I read on here never ceases to amaze...

The stuff I read on here never ceases to amaze me...wow. That guy is a nutcase. If I was one of the other two riders I would be riding with you and let him go by himself.

btw, I second the idea...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 320,506
Posted By Homey
I have you beat, I've lived between San Diego and...

I have you beat, I've lived between San Diego and Paso Robles for 53 years and haven't once been temped to ride it on my motorcycle, though I have been on it on my bicycle. Too many other good roads...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5,044
Views: 277,839
Posted By Homey
No, never been there. I bet it's pretty good...

No, never been there. I bet it's pretty good though. Most of the Netherlands is very bike friendly.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5,044
Views: 277,839
Posted By Homey
The US is a really big place and it's not really...

The US is a really big place and it's not really proper to paint it with a broad brush. I've ridden across it a bunch of times as well as across much of Europe, including Scotland/England. I'd say...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By Homey
Dang, those things are way too busy! I'll have...

Dang, those things are way too busy! I'll have to see if I can find a pic of my old helmet...
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By Homey
Helmet Painting

I have a new Shoei JT-Air coming (white) and I am thinking about painting it or having it painted. Back in the 80's I used to paint my own helmets but to be perfectly honest my designs where pretty...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5,044
Views: 277,839
Posted By Homey
Kind of scary, I've done brevets out of Kamloops...

Kind of scary, I've done brevets out of Kamloops before. Hope they catch the guy.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 31,622
Views: 7,727,643
Posted By Homey
Yeah, you can get one for $119.95 brand new. ...

Yeah, you can get one for $119.95 brand new. Wouldn't catch me in one. He paid more for his saddle bags than his helmet. In fact almost everything on that bike and him with the exception of his...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 31,622
Views: 7,727,643
Posted By Homey
Isn't that a role reversal? A Ural going to the...

Isn't that a role reversal? A Ural going to the rescue! :clap:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,452
Posted By Homey
Hey, you're good with me, even if you are...

Hey, you're good with me, even if you are Moronic. :D:D :freaky:freaky
The only thing I wouldn't advise is planting your foot down to save a low side on a sport bike on pavement. Especially on a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,452
Posted By Homey
First off, you're riding over your head. Second,...

First off, you're riding over your head. Second, it's not the rear end that you need to worry about, or get used to loosing. It's the front. Third, Of all the ways to crash the lowside is by far...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 31,622
Views: 7,727,643
Posted By Homey
She doesn't have the balls either yet she looks...

She doesn't have the balls either yet she looks quite comfortable. Maybe you need the ovaries to do that on yours? :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5,044
Views: 277,839
Posted By Homey
Believe it, it does happen nad they don't get...

Believe it, it does happen nad they don't get thrown out of court. My brother is a CHP officer and has written those tickets. I don't know of or have I heard of it applied to a bicycle though. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5,044
Views: 277,839
Posted By Homey
the above and/or V C Section 22400 a)No person...

the above and/or V C Section 22400 a)No person shall drive upon a highway at such a slow speed as to impede or block the normal and reasonable movement of traffic...
I don't drink but you can buy me...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 85,980
Posted By Homey
You realize that whether you turn the bars...

You realize that whether you turn the bars consciously or unconsciously by using your body you are effectively doing the same thing. The bike is pivoting at the steering head and the front wheel is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 31,622
Views: 7,727,643
Posted By Homey
Dang! They are going so fast around that corner...

Dang! They are going so fast around that corner that the suspension is totally collapsed! I'm impressed!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5,044
Views: 277,839
Posted By Homey
I'm not a fan of those really bright flashing...

I'm not a fan of those really bright flashing lights either. I'm a fan of being well lit up, just not those strobing lights. In fact, I won't ride behind someone with them. They are seizure...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 31,622
Views: 7,727,643
Posted By Homey
Geepers, fixed that for you. Did you miss that...

Geepers, fixed that for you. Did you miss that conversation where they discussed the difference between boy and girl bears? :evil:evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,333
Posted By Homey
I would say that's inaccurate in that a lot of...

I would say that's inaccurate in that a lot of motorcycle accidents are not even reported. I've crashed more times than I have fingers and toes (most all lowsides) and only reported one where I hit...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 5,044
Views: 277,839
Posted By Homey
You'll have to forgive me, I'm still running on...

You'll have to forgive me, I'm still running on not much sleep. 3000miles in six days on bikes doesn't leave much time for sleep...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5,044
Views: 277,839
Posted By Homey
Close but no cookie. Take out an a and an l. ...

Close but no cookie. Take out an a and an l. Austria:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-22-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5,044
Views: 277,839
Posted By Homey
Team 426. This was my 8th time participating in ...

Team 426. This was my 8th time participating in RAAM. I wasn't riding this year though. I crew chiefed for a friend. Racing is much easier! :lol3 I'll be back next year racing again.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-22-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5,044
Views: 277,839
Posted By Homey
Thanks for passing nicely! :D We finished on...

Thanks for passing nicely! :D We finished on Friday so it wasn't me. Heading back to not so humid Cali today.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 320,506
Posted By Homey
There, fixed that for you. Why don't you go to...

There, fixed that for you. Why don't you go to the "bicycles on the road thread" and spew that there. I'm not going to waste everyones time here answering stupid.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 320,506
Posted By Homey
Why would you assume that a bicyclist who...

Why would you assume that a bicyclist who probably doesn't even own a motorcycle would know that road is squid central for motorcyclists? He's just supposed to be aware of it??? Maybe he just picked...
Forum: Face plant 06-07-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,959
Posted By Homey
That's pretty impressive! Were you wearing knee...

That's pretty impressive! Were you wearing knee pads? It looks like it but it's hard to tell. That's a lot of damage considering you weren't going very fast. Shows what can happen if you land...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 44,280
Posted By Homey
Did you own one? Yeah, it was reliable but it...

Did you own one? Yeah, it was reliable but it was lifeless, ugly and handled like crap. Even compared to other bikes of it's day. Yep, it's a worst. :evil Unless,you're a dispatch rider I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 44,280
Posted By Homey
This thread has been going for over nine years...

This thread has been going for over nine years now and I find it hard to believe that the turd that is the CX500 hasn't been mentioned. I'll 25th the motion on the Hondamatic too. My dad had one of...
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