ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 14 of 14
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: wep300
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,153
Posted By wep300
Rode a bunch of twisties today. The "outside /...

Rode a bunch of twisties today. The "outside / inside (apex) / entrance" (OAeN) mantra was the one I needed. There was lots of great advice and line diagrams that boiled down to just that.. and that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,153
Posted By wep300
I liked "The Pace" for the controlled speed idea....

I liked "The Pace" for the controlled speed idea. Never really understood the no brake light thing. The way I read it, that implied that engine braking was a good way to slow down.

The brakes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,153
Posted By wep300
My house is up on a mesa in orchard country--all...

My house is up on a mesa in orchard country--all the roads are perpendicular & the main road has 90 degree turns alternating right-left about every 1/2 mile. All of them are blind due to peach...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,153
Posted By wep300
Thanks. Still trying to open the video (here or...

Thanks. Still trying to open the video (here or on YouTube), but videos are worth a 1000 words, etc. so I'll give it a study.

My wife is from AU & we go back to see her family every year or so...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,153
Posted By wep300
Wow, excellent and thoughtful advice. Too many...

Wow, excellent and thoughtful advice. Too many great posts to quote.

I was using "Perfect Line" in the "other riding myths" sense-I'd agree there's no perfect line on the street.

I do like...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,153
Posted By wep300
Perfect Line in the twisties

What "perfect line" do you use in the twisties? I'm thinking of the mountain roads in CO where most corners are blind and the hard left you're going in to is likely to be followed by a hard right. ...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 13,624
Views: 1,358,513
Posted By wep300
Here's one example of a ziptie install. ...

Here's one example of a ziptie install.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-PD48uGl4o

Searching You Tube on ziptie motorcycle tire install will get you lots of examples.

I'm too cheap to use...
Forum: Thumpers 05-26-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 13,624
Views: 1,358,513
Posted By wep300
I found inspiration in a YouTube video on no...

I found inspiration in a YouTube video on no tools tire installation. The trick for me was to keep the bead in the recessed part of the rim and lever on 180 degrees from that spot. You can use zip...
Forum: Face plant 05-26-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 11,305
Posted By wep300
Been thinking about "getting back on" lately...

Been thinking about "getting back on" lately myself.

I'm in my 60's & had a low harm unplanned get-off a week or so ago.

I've had a number of 2 wheel crashes over the years. BTW a bicycle...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,830
Posted By wep300
Sorry duplicate post. Tried to edit and couldn't...

Sorry duplicate post. Tried to edit and couldn't figure out how to cancel ::-( [QWhisperUOTE=wep300;23410689]I use front trail braking on every corner > 15 mph. Never use engine braking except to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,830
Posted By wep300
I use front trail braking on every corner > 15...

I use front trail braking on every corner > 15 mph. Never use engine braking except to keep brakes from heating up on a long downgrade

Why, you might ask?

I'm used to it from racing FWD...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 17,796
Posted By wep300
A really long thread & to be honest I haven't...

A really long thread & to be honest I haven't read it all. IMHO motorcycling (like life in general) is about managing risk/return.

Wearing hi vis reduces my risk of not being seen. Increases my...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,164
Posted By wep300
I bought a gen 1 klr in June. I have an older...

I bought a gen 1 klr in June. I have an older kawi 454 ltd cruiser. The 454 will run the pants off the klr & the sweet sound of 10000 rpm can't be beat. That said, I don't ride the 454 much at all &...
Forum: Americas 08-01-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Posted By wep300
I live just outside grand junction and have...

I live just outside grand junction and have started planning a Moab tour. Talked to the guy I bought my klr from- he rides south out of gj through gateway and naturita co on co 141 then west into...
Showing results 1 to 14 of 14

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 03:52 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014