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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,297
Posted By farmerstu
how to you see the directly below your' mirrors?

how to you see the directly below your' mirrors?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,422
Posted By farmerstu
50 short 1st no offense taken whatsoever....

50 short
1st no offense taken whatsoever. always fun to have a civil discussion esp. with a fellow Minnesotan and wrench bender.

my point that time is the only commidity needs to be looked at in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,297
Posted By farmerstu
then why the sign in the back of trucks "if...

then why the sign in the back of trucks
"if you can't see my mirrors I can't see you"

the only way to eliminate blind spots in a truck is with a combination of bumper mounted mirrors and blind...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 19,223
Posted By farmerstu
i thought all Harley riders were drs. and...

i thought all Harley riders were drs. and dentists and other white collar types?
oh yeah, i almost forgot .F.U.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 31,635
Views: 7,737,678
Posted By farmerstu
you didn't know that the BRP has a 45 mph limit...

you didn't know that the BRP has a 45 mph limit and is heavily patrolled?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,422
Posted By farmerstu
again, sad you don't get it. if you pay someone...

again, sad you don't get it. if you pay someone for whatever ability or skill they have you are still exchanging money as barter for their time.

and all those on this thread who think debt is the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,717
Posted By farmerstu
well said black rhino, can't understand why so...

well said black rhino, can't understand why so many don't get that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,422
Posted By farmerstu
slomo it's just sad that you don't understand....

slomo it's just sad that you don't understand. Time is the only real commodity.
money is a means of measuring it. I.E. you give me 40 hrs. of your time and i will give you 800.00.
if i run out of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,422
Posted By farmerstu
I borrowed money for my last bike. but had cash...

I borrowed money for my last bike. but had cash enough to have pd. outright. wife's last two we paid cash.
But here's the thing. so many people think everything, including this cash/credit topic is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,451
Posted By farmerstu
how would you know they are repoed? signs on...

how would you know they are repoed? signs on them? banners saying big sale today on hundreds of repoed bikes? I would think a dealer would just call them used. no reason to tell anyone the past...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 6,297
Posted By farmerstu
shoulder check always. all mirrors have blind...

shoulder check always. all mirrors have blind spots. my routine is blinker,mirror,shoulder,throttle, mirror. i always accelerate when changing lanes ,in case i misjudge the speed of someone in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5,058
Views: 278,786
Posted By farmerstu
maiden name or married name? if it's her maiden...

maiden name or married name?
if it's her maiden name i bet she had a lot of fun in high school!

Michelle Marie Funkenbusch
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 7,538
Posted By farmerstu
this thread may put some light on the op...

this thread may put some light on the op question.
Msf brc rcp omg wtf lol (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=993473)

it is an excellent conversation with several MSF instructors...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 7,538
Posted By farmerstu
JohnCW read all that you quoted. again holding...

JohnCW read all that you quoted.
again holding the same lean angle. Increase your speed and your radius increases, slow your speed and your radius decreases. Steady throttle holds it.
you are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 374,994
Posted By farmerstu
in mn. it is not any particular type of bike...

in mn. it is not any particular type of bike rider that does or does not wear a helmet. except possibly gold wing riders are mostly helmeted.
what do you make of the az. stats on helmet use? I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 374,994
Posted By farmerstu
after reading 390beretta load of crap, i did a...

after reading 390beretta load of crap, i did a search for Arizona motorcycle crashes. az.DOT has a very detailed breakdown of all crashes, very interesting. it had nothing about types of bikes. it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 374,994
Posted By farmerstu
+1

+1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,388
Posted By farmerstu
o.k. but i consider a good gravel road. ( a 1...

o.k.
but i consider a good gravel road. ( a 1 in the op scale) easily passable with any motorcycle without any special tires or equipment. be it a full dress harley or goldwing or stock KLR.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 7,538
Posted By farmerstu
I would like to point out the irony of johnCW...

I would like to point out the irony of johnCW post. in a thread on countersteering he is adamant about not explaining it to new riders as it is too much information for them. instead he insists on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,388
Posted By farmerstu
did you understand the op question? or are you...

did you understand the op question?
or are you being a smart ass and insinuating that you are such a great rider that anything less then straight up mt. Everest is just too easy for you?

I have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,968
Posted By farmerstu
i would prefer to kill them all. the only...

i would prefer to kill them all.
the only realistic thing i can think of is to lobby your local government to mow the right of ways. that will at least give a person a chance to see them before...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 62,338
Posted By farmerstu
your last paragraph is 100% fact. I'm sure it's...

your last paragraph is 100% fact. I'm sure it's the reason why several riders i know have seriously traded down in HP.to a harley or a sport tourer. as one gets a little older continuing to live and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 374,994
Posted By farmerstu
first, obvious troll.why i'm biting i don't know....

first, obvious troll.why i'm biting i don't know.
so you have a KLR and a Vstrom. fine bikes both. in fact I have a KLR, my Daughter has a KLR, my son sold his KLR and bought a v-strom, my son in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 811
Views: 62,338
Posted By farmerstu
that while the bandit is a fast and quick...

that while the bandit is a fast and quick motorcycle it is not in the same performance class as a liter bike. down by around 60 hp and a full second in 1/4 mile time. and while a bandits top speed is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 374,994
Posted By farmerstu
beat me to it. the only thing Dakez wrote...

beat me to it.

the only thing Dakez wrote that is subject to personal preference is "best ride"
for some a gold wing rides better, not for me thou,as i have no room to fit on a gold wing. (had...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 13,263
Posted By farmerstu
you people who are so quick to blame the rider....

you people who are so quick to blame the rider. go read the thread"twin headlights" started by sparrowhawk.
no brake lights, no flashers, not off to the side of the road. i venture many off you may...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5,058
Views: 278,786
Posted By farmerstu
i see no problems with either bwalsh or little...

i see no problems with either bwalsh or little red toyotaa posts. they are reasonable and promote good relations for all road users, including bicyclists. if it makes some of the extremists on this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 86,146
Posted By farmerstu
your post made my day!!! it's so great when a...

your post made my day!!!
it's so great when a rider has that epiphany. congratulations, you are now a much better,safer rider and will enjoy riding even more.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5,058
Views: 278,786
Posted By farmerstu
+1 but you're barkin at the wind trying to make...

+1 but you're barkin at the wind trying to make that point with some.
we encountered a lot of bikes on this trip, mt. evens, million dollar hiway, trail ridge road etc. all were courteous and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 5,058
Views: 278,786
Posted By farmerstu
45 min. to do 10 miles. respect works both...

45 min. to do 10 miles.
respect works both ways. i have no NO respect for those db. bicyclists.
i understand that there was no safe place to pass. i understand that they needed to protect...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,990
Posted By farmerstu
i often wonder what WR is doing on this site. he...

i often wonder what WR is doing on this site. he never posts about destinations or things he's seen . it's alway about speed and how fast. lets help him find a sportbike forum and then all wrath...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 5,058
Views: 278,786
Posted By farmerstu
we were in co. on hy 160 on fri. the 27th. to...

we were in co. on hy 160 on fri. the 27th.
to all the bike riders on the section of very narrow road, who 'took the lane'
fu fu fu a thousand times over fu.
hundreds of bikes on the road. no...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 86,146
Posted By farmerstu
i don't know why i keep doing this. it's like...

i don't know why i keep doing this. it's like wrestling with a pig. after awhile you figure out the pig is enjoying it.
but here goes. you're wrong everybody on this thread says you're wrong.
moto...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 86,146
Posted By farmerstu
in case you haven't figured it out by now johncw...

in case you haven't figured it out by now johncw is an idiot.
johncw , i have a video posted in this thread a ways back showing aggressive countersteering while weaving, body stationary,using bar...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 31,635
Views: 7,737,678
Posted By farmerstu
don't have them and don't need them. thanks to...

don't have them and don't need them. thanks to the design. a harley jiffystand does not angle forward. it has a spring that holds it away from the locking device when there is no weight on it. drive...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,713
Posted By farmerstu
well said. i just got back from a 3500 mile...

well said.
i just got back from a 3500 mile trip to co.(mt. evans, trail ridge road, silverton,ourae, durango, mesa verde etc. and home thru the black hills where we took an afternoon to ride...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 26,736
Posted By farmerstu
i really don't know how to comment on this. I...

i really don't know how to comment on this. I don't know if it was deliberate or not. also i don't know if it was in ca.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 374,994
Posted By farmerstu
what is Harley doing? pretty well i'd say. ...

what is Harley doing? pretty well i'd say.
America's most profitable products

Brand power and massive scale help these companies charge a hefty premium for their flagship products, creating...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 5,058
Views: 278,786
Posted By farmerstu
rh, I understand exactly what you're saying. you...

rh, I understand exactly what you're saying. you may as well give up trying to convey a coherent thought to the militant bikies on this thread. i agree with you in that most bicycle riders,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-31-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 67,564
Posted By farmerstu
i am extremly worried that i agree with joeex....

i am extremly worried that i agree with joeex. but i do. this time.
Welcome Rhanson. well said.
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