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Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 530
Posted By DudeClone
have no experience with either but am a big...

have no experience with either but am a big yamaha fan. that said the z1000 would seem an awesome bike, and the obvious (to me) choice at the same price. hell, i think i'd take a yammy FZ1 over the...
Forum: Battle scooters 03-23-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 42,645
Posted By DudeClone
how can this thing not be here yet? it's been...

how can this thing not be here yet? it's been touted forever already. holy cow what a wait! i get cheap watches from china in a matter of weeks! :deal
Forum: Road warriors 03-18-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,185
Posted By DudeClone
ain't that something? no one wanted it. ...

ain't that something? no one wanted it.

thats a good bike, those are low miles. if i were OP i would look around the forums for owner experiences for bikes he might want. you never want an abused...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,061
Posted By DudeClone
i also want to say i want to understand the...

i also want to say i want to understand the dangers to law enforcement and the state of mind of officers. i could have grabbed a citizen off the sidewalk and held them hostage. i could have run...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,061
Posted By DudeClone
well, i thought of that. and thank you for the...

well, i thought of that. and thank you for the well wishes. i have been pulled over twice before on my scooters. once when i was a new rider, and again about two years ago. no tickets issued at the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,061
Posted By DudeClone
awesome stuff, thanks guys. all the support, the...

awesome stuff, thanks guys. all the support, the pro and con, the cynical and the certain. and thanks SD, i will be in touch, most likely

otherwise i think i will leave it behind a bit, for now....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,061
Posted By DudeClone
awesome, thank you :)

awesome, thank you :)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,061
Posted By DudeClone
well, invisible unless you're riding right in...

well, invisible unless you're riding right in front of an LEO :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,061
Posted By DudeClone
"not notice" as in i don't feel it like 100mph,...

"not notice" as in i don't feel it like 100mph, not i don't know i am going 100mph. also i don't mean to suggest i never speed, or speed up. as an urban rider you do not let traffic dictate your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,061
Posted By DudeClone
ok so last word for now. i am thinking maybe the...

ok so last word for now. i am thinking maybe the DMV can be an ally, here? maybe they can write a letter, or have a system in place to help when an error like this is made? since i was not fined but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,061
Posted By DudeClone
no, really. nothing has been going on. i have a...

no, really. nothing has been going on. i have a good driving record for many years. last ticket was when i still drove cars some years ago. again i think some police like to "fish" and maybe provoke...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,061
Posted By DudeClone
i'll have to grab the ticket and look...

i'll have to grab the ticket and look specifically but i beleive it says "Radar / Laser" ultilized" and under each word is a slash mark separated by a centered period.

the 40mph is also listed as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,061
Posted By DudeClone
officer indicated on ticket no device was used....

officer indicated on ticket no device was used. 50mph indicated on my bike is around 47 actual. if i ever went 38 mph it was for...a second and not actual 38. and again, speed limit is 35mph, street...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,061
Posted By DudeClone
released my bike, administrative cost. towing /...

released my bike, administrative cost. towing / storage fee? caused by the info they got from the DMV, i suppose. not their problem, offered me a chance to have grandma ride it home. ticket? not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,061
Posted By DudeClone
yeah i was tryin to get there but just couldn't! ...

yeah i was tryin to get there but just couldn't!

and when i say 37mph indicated i mean for a blip. i was varying my speed pretty well but never speeding, never cruising above 35mph. and the speedo...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,061
Posted By DudeClone
thanks, man

thanks, man
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,061
Posted By DudeClone
thats how i felt. i sat there thinking "so i am...

thats how i felt. i sat there thinking "so i am paying them $450 to agree with me?"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,061
Posted By DudeClone
i am telling the whole truth. the light had...

i am telling the whole truth. the light had turned green, i was rolling around 15mph in the right hand lane, the officer was in the left hand lane stationary and stopped a good ways back from the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,061
Posted By DudeClone
yes, thank you for all the replies, guys. will...

yes, thank you for all the replies, guys. will read and respond to some later. and just to mention in case my first post was misleading, i was always polite and cooperative with the officer, and the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 05:15 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,061
Posted By DudeClone
well i can get a lawyer later. but i will not get...

well i can get a lawyer later. but i will not get one to get my bike out. i am licensed with proof from the DMV. i'll get more recent proof if it satisfies the court. i have no history or priors and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,061
Posted By DudeClone
i am going to the courthouse first thing. will i...

i am going to the courthouse first thing. will i see the judge first thing? its a city of around 200,000 people but can't imagine many fight tickets. if they set a court date i don't want to wait for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,061
Posted By DudeClone
Cops Took My Bike. What Now?

Ok, let's get past why they took my bike. I was lane splitting at proper speed 10mph-15mph at an intersection and got pulled over. Also cop said I was doing 40mph in a 30mph zone. I was not, my...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2015, 02:25 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,105
Posted By DudeClone
one of these is not like the other

well not exactly, at least...

http://ultimatemotorcycling.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/2015-Yamaha-R3-test.jpg
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Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 38,984
Posted By DudeClone
i was killing some time today a bit out of town...

i was killing some time today a bit out of town and stopped by a powersports place and i too was taken once again by this little guy. didn't sit on one as it is likely too small for my 6'3 220lb...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,567
Posted By DudeClone
just ride it like normal but don't rev the crap...

just ride it like normal but don't rev the crap out of it. vary the speed and rpms, don't simply "cruise" to much
Forum: Road warriors 03-14-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,105
Posted By DudeClone
i feel i am a better rider for starting on small...

i feel i am a better rider for starting on small displacement scooters and riding nothing but for a few years. can't prove it and i am just a street rider but i don't consider "skills" dragging a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,706
Posted By DudeClone
very entertaining. thread title got my hopes up,...

very entertaining. thread title got my hopes up, though
Forum: Road warriors 03-13-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,105
Posted By DudeClone
i had no trouble outpacing and keeping up with...

i had no trouble outpacing and keeping up with traffic all over greater SoCal riding 10HP, 125cc-150cc scooters. i'd easily get the jump as i'd be on the throttle and nearly across the intersection...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 927
Views: 79,004
Posted By DudeClone
if you can ride in a straight line you can lane...

if you can ride in a straight line you can lane split. its very safe imo. why people keep thinking cars are just going to go about moving side to side as if to bang into one another is beyond good...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,105
Posted By DudeClone
still think these are good starter bikes, second...

still think these are good starter bikes, second bikes for more local riding, and small bikes for smaller riders. save on gas, and this one goes fast enough for the freeway

having looked at the...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,385
Posted By DudeClone
sorry about your bike. such a recent purchase and...

sorry about your bike. such a recent purchase and it sounds like you put some money into it already. as others have mentioned since you have two needing work i would set it aside for a bit and take a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,215
Posted By DudeClone
i like what the japanese do. building affordable,...

i like what the japanese do. building affordable, reliable everyday bikes for the common rider. which for me means someone who actually rides a bike more than standing around and staring at it, or...
Forum: Road warriors 03-09-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,049
Posted By DudeClone
^ i am just south of you in the great city of Los...

^ i am just south of you in the great city of Los Angeles. well, in a city just east of the great city of Los Angeles. just cross a line (literally) and i'm in one or the other. so Greater Los...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-08-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,715
Posted By DudeClone
a guy on the FZ6 forums has over 100,000 miles on...

a guy on the FZ6 forums has over 100,000 miles on his bike, urban and highway miles. still on the original front pads :eek1

see #1
...
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,049
Posted By DudeClone
yeah, thanks for the insights, guys. i should...

yeah, thanks for the insights, guys. i should just count myself lucky to have the lifestyle i have and the location and a great bike to ride....and the lane splitting and more bikes to look forward...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-08-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,223
Posted By DudeClone
i am not in favor of any speed restrictions while...

i am not in favor of any speed restrictions while splitting, the suggestions California has laid out are good enough. if an LEO finds a splitter reckless the rider can be ticketed. any hard and fast...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 13,819
Posted By DudeClone
that is a ridiculous statement. and to say it is...

that is a ridiculous statement. and to say it is "fortunate" anyone die is tasteless

"people that shouldn't have them"

shouldn't have a motorcycle? do you even ride? it doesn't sound like you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-06-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,069
Posted By DudeClone
^ yup. so when someone says NO...you just go...

^ yup. so when someone says NO...you just go ahead anyway! :super

PAAARTY!!

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/5Zy52faJnZg" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,509
Posted By DudeClone
supersport = 600cc superbike = 1000cc ...

supersport = 600cc

superbike = 1000cc

pretty sure about that

to answer op's question however, i have no idea. i've read the gixxer 600 is somewhat friendly, and the gix 1000 is really the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-06-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,227
Posted By DudeClone
mememememe :y0! lifestyle and locale make it...

mememememe :y0!

lifestyle and locale make it easy. wouldn't trade it for anything
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