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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 06:35 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 125,049
Posted By farmerstu
clearly you don't understand context. throttle...

clearly you don't understand context. throttle out will definitely stand up the bike. no dispute about that. the problem comes when the rider thinks that's the only way to steer.
as to the rest, i...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 03:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,091
Posted By farmerstu
i built a chopper in 1975 around a 750 Honda four...

i built a chopper in 1975 around a 750 Honda four and an amen hardtail frame. had 10 degrees addition rake and 10 inch longer forks. rode it a lot, mn. to west coast for one. while my back wouldn't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 11:38 AM
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Views: 125,049
Posted By farmerstu
also hippiebrian, i have read you posts in other...

also hippiebrian, i have read you posts in other threads. you are an interesting guy that i would enjoy meeting, but on this issue you are 100% mistaken.
john cw sorry, but i read your other...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 125,049
Posted By farmerstu
also riders who think that the throttle is...

also riders who think that the throttle is necessary to steer I.E. increase the throttle to stand the bike up coming out of a turn, that's a dead giveaway that they haven't had the aha moment. i will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 125,049
Posted By farmerstu
for most riders that really understand...

for most riders that really understand countesteering there is a aha moment when they got it. kinda like the magic eye 3d drawings. some people look at them and think they are seeing something but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 125,049
Posted By farmerstu
o.k. hippeibrian and ajmick. i don't understand ....

o.k. hippeibrian and ajmick. i don't understand . is it the word countersteer you don't like? do you think it's instinctive and doesn't need any type of explanation? if you can truly weave the lines...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10,421
Views: 2,233,603
Posted By farmerstu
everybody should know everything about everything...

everybody should know everything about everything before they can make polite conversation?
whats an olds 442
what's a john deere 4020
what's a cessana 172
what's a quarter horse

i don't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 20,233
Posted By farmerstu
good post. I highlighted required. being...

good post.
I highlighted required. being courteous is not synonymous with being stupid.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 125,049
Posted By farmerstu
keep trying Jim, but they aren't going to listen....

keep trying Jim, but they aren't going to listen.
personally i think they are too scared to give the bars a serious pull.
ANY rider who has ridden enough to be comfortable with the basic clutch,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,923
Posted By farmerstu
i thought i covered this in post #9 the web is...

i thought i covered this in post #9
the web is at your fingertips. do the research before stating facts that other might believe, it's not about what color is faster,it's something that could affect...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,923
Posted By farmerstu
common misconception ...

common misconception


http://www.svrider.com/forum/image.php?u=95049&dateline=1409189415 (http://www.svrider.com/forum/member.php?u=95049)



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Forum: Americas 05-12-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By farmerstu
superier wis. anchor bar gotta see it to believe...

superier wis. anchor bar gotta see it to believe it . great food cheap

cormorant mn. the inn salloon and steakhouse. a friend owns it, great food

spankys on rose lake,vergas mn. pricey but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,068
Posted By farmerstu
Zalifer great way to start out here! i'll add...

Zalifer great way to start out here!
i'll add that the typical HD rider being scorned (and i'll agree, some deserve it) is riding a soft tail, probably a heritage. i have a friend who fits the...
Forum: Americas 05-08-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 962
Posted By farmerstu
you might want to consider taking the ferry the...

you might want to consider taking the ferry the Badger across lake Michigan.
it's a little spendy , but fun and you will save some miles and time by doing it. (if you do take the badger but your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 34,662
Posted By farmerstu
I flat don't believe that decibel testing, as...

I flat don't believe that decibel testing, as you describe it would stand up to a court challenge. that's not to say it isn't ticketed. but a Db meter needs a controlled environment to be...
Forum: The Garage 05-05-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,459
Posted By farmerstu
330 30 or 40 pines? that's one days work. any...

330
30 or 40 pines? that's one days work. any saw will do.
while you may get some in store freebies you won't find sthil saws discounted. sthil fixes the price and does not allow and discounting....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,068
Posted By farmerstu
ah, the voice of common sense and reason. soon...

ah, the voice of common sense and reason. soon the keyboard riding brand hater will be along to shout you down.
also, how many times did you fail 9th grade earth science?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,068
Posted By farmerstu
cue mrphotoman in 3....2....

cue mrphotoman in 3....2....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,805
Posted By farmerstu
i tried unsuccessfully to copy and paste from...

i tried unsuccessfully to copy and paste from page 24 of the report found here:
http://www.transportation.wv.gov/dmv/HighwaySafety/Documents/Crash%20Data%20Stats/WEST%20VIRGINIA%20DATA%20BOOK.pdf
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,805
Posted By farmerstu
i was responding tongue in cheek to this bit of...

i was responding tongue in cheek to this bit of stupidity.

Originally Posted by WVhillbilly http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cRaSH/viewpost.gif...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7,948
Views: 480,720
Posted By farmerstu
.on another note: I finally had 'it' happen this...

.on another note: I finally had 'it' happen this AM. Yup idiot in a dump truck of all things tried to pass me at the crest of a hill and guess what!? There was a car coming!


i know it's hard...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-29-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8,450
Views: 8,274,518
Posted By farmerstu
think it thru

think it thru
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7,948
Views: 480,720
Posted By farmerstu
i'm not saying for a second the truck driver had...

i'm not saying for a second the truck driver had any right to put you or others in danger,but reread you own post and put yourself in the truck drivers position. having to loose all momentum and drop...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7,948
Views: 480,720
Posted By farmerstu
I don't know how bad i'm going to get flamed for...

I don't know how bad i'm going to get flamed for what i'm about to say, remember, it's just my opinion, i 'm not proposing any legislation or starting a petition drive, it's just me saying what i...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,132
Posted By farmerstu
+1 ford. Ford should be ashamed of that pile of...

+1 ford. Ford should be ashamed of that pile of junk. and it isn't just the plugs, the variable valve timing issues really make it a throw away motor.
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,479
Posted By farmerstu
the V star 1300 is a great bike. reliable as an...

the V star 1300 is a great bike. reliable as an anvil. checks all your boxes except the tach. only real downside is it's real bad lack of cornering clearance and IMO it isn't the best looking by a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,862
Posted By farmerstu
what orange yz says. it sometimes takes me a...

what orange yz says.
it sometimes takes me a bit to acclimate to dirt or gravel roads when i've spent a lot of time on pavement. pushing harder i'm more conscious of what i'm doing, but if just out...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,805
Posted By farmerstu
that's funny, most of the people i see from w.va....

that's funny, most of the people i see from w.va. are inbred,meth heads with missing teeth.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,784
Posted By farmerstu
first ignore most of these doomsayers, sky is...

first ignore most of these doomsayers, sky is falling, alarmists. I think they like to overstate the traffic situation by a factor of about 100.
i have been to yellowstone several times in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 7,948
Views: 480,720
Posted By farmerstu
walking, buses,and bicycles don't bring much in...

walking, buses,and bicycles don't bring much in the way of goods into the city tho..
figures don't lie but liars figure. chart is just ridiculous.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 77,122
Posted By farmerstu
perfect DaddyO, i rode my HD yesterday and the...

perfect DaddyO, i rode my HD yesterday and the KLR today. that's what i did!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,142
Posted By farmerstu
this, a rider was killed, may he rest in peace.

this, a rider was killed, may he rest in peace.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,142
Posted By farmerstu
did your mother not teach you anything?please...

did your mother not teach you anything?please have some respect.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 77,122
Posted By farmerstu
I'm not sure, let me think. I know! I'll go ask...

I'm not sure, let me think. I know! I'll go ask RTW DOUG and see what he thinks.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 38,226
Views: 10,127,670
Posted By farmerstu
two threads? i'll bet 75% of all his posts are hd...

two threads? i'll bet 75% of all his posts are hd bashing. i've noticed that if hd is mentioned in nearly any thread, in any context a disparaging remark from photoman is sure to follow. sad
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2015, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 77,122
Posted By farmerstu
hi Dakez, been on vacation?

hi Dakez, been on vacation?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,411
Posted By farmerstu
i'll take it off your hands for a small (read...

i'll take it off your hands for a small (read huge) discount!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 77,122
Posted By farmerstu
well i gave you the benefit of the doubt,but now...

well i gave you the benefit of the doubt,but now i'm sure. just another basher.
we have a 08 yamaha v star. has 50k miles on it.has been all over the country. it has some great things going for it....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 77,122
Posted By farmerstu
pretty good. but the question i asked is how much...

pretty good. but the question i asked is how much profit. not margin or percent of revenue. they are kinda meaningless when looking at the overall profit. I.e. margin on tee shirts is 100% sold 1...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 77,122
Posted By farmerstu
challenge for southern cruiser, without doing any...

challenge for southern cruiser, without doing any internet research.
post up what % of profit for HD comes from
bikes
clothes
licensing
parts and accessorys

I'm thinking you are not quite...
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