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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,923
Posted By randyo
several years ago, I got a ticket in Concord, NH...

several years ago, I got a ticket in Concord, NH for a redlight violation with a 2 second timing

after the end of the trial, the judge gave the prosecutor and leo a stern lecture

for several...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,923
Posted By randyo
most states do not have laws on light timing but...

most states do not have laws on light timing but refer to AASHTO standards

that depends on how far you have to travel to get completely across the intersection, 1 second per 10 mph is probably...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 34,662
Posted By randyo
how is that unsprung, Buells have no suspension ?

how is that unsprung, Buells have no suspension ?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 34,662
Posted By randyo
my Y pipe I had fabricated weighs about a pound...

my Y pipe I had fabricated weighs about a pound less than the stock H pipe, the stock mufflers weigh nearly 18 pounds each, and the Cherry Bomb only weighs 3.8 pounds
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 605
Views: 34,662
Posted By randyo
I'm hoping it won't be too loud to pass DB...

I'm hoping it won't be too loud to pass DB inspection, I'm pretty sure it will be quiet at idle, part of th e 2 into 1 project for my V-strom 1000, I will loose 32 lbs
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 605
Views: 34,662
Posted By randyo
I just ordered this for my bike ...

I just ordered this for my bike

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/71dJpYiTSHL._SL1500_.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By randyo
it says 10 amps so sounds like about 120 watts

it says 10 amps so sounds like about 120 watts
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,619
Posted By randyo
being in shape only helps, if your not setup with...

being in shape only helps, if your not setup with proper ergonomics and wearing good undergarments, even someone in the best of shape is gonna get swamp ass when wearing cotton and aches & pains...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 886
Posted By randyo
looks like about a $1250 investment

looks like about a $1250 investment
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,619
Posted By randyo
https://youtu.be/RG2keYgBiZc]

https://youtu.be/RG2keYgBiZc]
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,997
Posted By randyo
LDcomfort underwear does the trick for me

LDcomfort underwear does the trick for me
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,619
Posted By randyo
that what I was thinking as well, I never wanna...

that what I was thinking as well, I never wanna feel like a day at the office after a ride
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-10-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,619
Posted By randyo
poor ergonomics I work on getting handlebar...

poor ergonomics

I work on getting handlebar height, pullback and grip angle correct, foot peg location etc

there should be no pain from riding if you have the best bike and ergonomic setup for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,711
Posted By randyo
enclosed chains add quite a bit of weight as...

enclosed chains add quite a bit of weight as well, at least on the XV920R, sporting a 630 chain and sprockets to match and the chain enclosure, probably adds 20 lbs weight to the bike compared to a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,711
Posted By randyo
not sure I understand the question, XV920R/TR1...

not sure I understand the question, XV920R/TR1 came with enclosed chain from the factory, 70k on original chain I bought bike from original owner with 30k, still had original chain, OM calls for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,132
Posted By randyo
tecumseh sno king ...

tecumseh sno king

http://di3-1.shoppingshadow.com/pi/i.ebayimg.com/00/$(KGrHqZ,!jgFDKvN0GfYBQ7985jQ9w~~_32-260x260-0-0.JPG
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,711
Posted By randyo
I tried non o-ring on my SV as well, got nearly...

I tried non o-ring on my SV as well, got nearly 8,000 miles with a scottoiler, regular o-ring chain lasted me 35k with the scottoiler, if I did not consider labor to change the chain 4 times as much,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,132
Posted By randyo
good motor for sure, but I kinda like the...

good motor for sure, but I kinda like the AMC/Jeep 4.0 that Chrysler kept in the lineup till '06

small block chevy v8 and the Motus v4

http://motusmotorcycles.com/i/american_v4_engine.png
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-22-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,238
Posted By randyo
when are you going to start riding it

when are you going to start riding it
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,062
Posted By randyo
why bother have insurance if you only carry the...

why bother have insurance if you only carry the minimum state requirements
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,062
Posted By randyo
2 years ago, in December, I received a notice...

2 years ago, in December, I received a notice from my homeowners insurance that I would not be renewed on the renewal date of March 15 if I did not replace the roof on my house (something I was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,791
Posted By randyo
yes, but there was also green stuff (smaller...

yes, but there was also green stuff (smaller lateral branches), my front wheel was likely already in the air, and it wasn't perpendicular to travel
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,791
Posted By randyo
maybe I'm lucky on a windy day, I had a...

maybe I'm lucky

on a windy day, I had a limb from a pine tree fall right in front of me, over 6" in diameter main stem with green branches coning off the main stem, over 30 feet long as it went...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,013
Posted By randyo
there is no right of way violation when both have...

there is no right of way violation when both have as much right to be there, in case of accident the person over the line would be civilly responsible that's it

the only summonses I have ever...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,013
Posted By randyo
there is nothing in the law about "when it is...

there is nothing in the law about "when it is safe to do so" because there is no law that says you can, like lane splitting in California, there is just no law prohibiting it
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,013
Posted By randyo
All I can say is don't ride in Vermont if yer...

All I can say is don't ride in Vermont if yer scared, it's legal to cross yellows there, bike do it, cars do it, trucks do it
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,791
Posted By randyo
pothole is an expression for dips, heaves and the...

pothole is an expression for dips, heaves and the plate tectonics that goes on on out local roads

abrupt 5-6" sheer is just as common as a tiny 1' puddle
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,588
Posted By randyo
so, what brand do I ride ? based on my response

so, what brand do I ride ? based on my response
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,791
Posted By randyo
that's how I see it

that's how I see it
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,588
Posted By randyo
are not Victory and CanAm the same manufacturer ?...

are not Victory and CanAm the same manufacturer ? Polaris

appears to be some kind of study with the typical skewed question(s) to manufacture a justification for an opinion

I do not work on my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,791
Posted By randyo
6" deep potholes are common place in northern New...

6" deep potholes are common place in northern New England, specially this time of year

yes, you can hit them at 70mph and barely notice them

crashing.... someone panicked

I would agree...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 9,644
Posted By randyo
a mid 60's, hell, even a late 50's Corvette is...

a mid 60's, hell, even a late 50's Corvette is faster than a mid 70's vette
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,658
Posted By randyo
actually, no my ex was kicked out of MSF...

actually, no

my ex was kicked out of MSF after looping one of their bikes about 1 hour into her first session on the range

I arranged personal instruction thru MSF coach that I know, first...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,658
Posted By randyo
when my now ex-wife was learning to ride, I would...

when my now ex-wife was learning to ride, I would ride her bike to the local high school parking lot on a weekend, she would follow me in her car, I would hang loose while she practiced what she...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 9,644
Posted By randyo
they wouldn't, Insurance rates are tied to claims...

they wouldn't, Insurance rates are tied to claims made, always have been, and always will be

while some insurance companies offer discounts for training, the base rates are based on claims made...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 9,644
Posted By randyo
you spew unsupported conjecture and then feel...

you spew unsupported conjecture and then feel insulted by an internet statement

there is no evidence that tiered licensing makes a difference
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 9,644
Posted By randyo
I understand that it is common, but to they have...

I understand that it is common, but to they have any lower accident rates

if they don't, why penalize new riders, because you are a vindictive asshole that thinks he's better than a newby ?
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 9,644
Posted By randyo
that might be great and necessary in the...

that might be great and necessary in the Commonwealth of Virginia, go for it, get your state legislature to introduce and pass such a law and have your governor sign it

what might be good for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 9,644
Posted By randyo
Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 9,644
Posted By randyo
shit happens, tiered licensing won't change that,...

shit happens, tiered licensing won't change that, people die, tiered licensing won't change that, there are no guarantees in life except death and taxes

we already have consequences,...
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