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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,000
Posted By Wraith Rider
... guys like 81forest don't (want to)...

... guys like 81forest don't (want to) understand. I know. Maybe it is because truth hurts.
But what should I do? Give up truth only to be accepted by these unfriendly guys who think they are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,380
Posted By Wraith Rider
Rubber brakes better than leathers. If you...

Rubber brakes better than leathers. If you stopped without your bike, you could have stopped even earlier WITH your bike. If correctly using the front brake of course.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,000
Posted By Wraith Rider
You should know that I don't choose my words for...

You should know that I don't choose my words for best entertainment but for truth.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,000
Posted By Wraith Rider
Your life seems to be somewhat miserable when you...

Your life seems to be somewhat miserable when you gain your enjoyment from laughing about others not being expert race riders just because you are jealous of their bikes. And your description makes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,000
Posted By Wraith Rider
That's nice for the W125, but even you should...

That's nice for the W125, but even you should understand that it's stupid to set an all time world record car as the mark when talking about what a "powerful" regular public road car is.



Not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,380
Posted By Wraith Rider
I'd bet if the speed is low enough to stop,...

I'd bet if the speed is low enough to stop, avoiding impact, by sliding on the ground it's even more slow enough to stop the bike by braking. OK, it might be a bit different on loose surfaces as it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,000
Posted By Wraith Rider
Since his SSKL race car back then had 300hp and...

Since his SSKL race car back then had 300hp and was severel hundred kg heavier than the cars I mentioned, Mr. Caracciola surely would agree with me.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 10:53 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,000
Posted By Wraith Rider
The biggest Honda Civic has 150hp, the new...

The biggest Honda Civic has 150hp, the new Mercedes A-Class has up to 211hp (except the AMG version), the VW Golf has 180hp in the TSI version and 220/230hp in the GTI version, the BMW 1er has up to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,000
Posted By Wraith Rider
But who do we want to allow to decide what's "too...

But who do we want to allow to decide what's "too much to belong on the street" and where should he draw the line? With 200hp even a car is considered powerful, 80hp are enough to go 100mph with a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,380
Posted By Wraith Rider
I prefer to use the brakes of my bike. That way I...

I prefer to use the brakes of my bike. That way I can not only save myself but the bike as well.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,000
Posted By Wraith Rider
Raises the question if more guys crash on low HP...

Raises the question if more guys crash on low HP bikes or more do NOT crash on high HP bikes.
Me for example several times crashed cars and bikes with less than 80hp but never crashed one with more.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,000
Posted By Wraith Rider
So you're just a loudmough making offers you...

So you're just a loudmough making offers you can't comply with.



I provided you a quite reasonable calculation what power you do need to achieve the well known ~1g (3s to 100kph including drag)...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-22-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,000
Posted By Wraith Rider
So you want to provide a cool bike for me I can...

So you want to provide a cool bike for me I can play with FOR FREE with the only requirement that I completely without reason and completely senseless turn off some of its parts it was designed to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2015, 11:14 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,000
Posted By Wraith Rider
You will only not experience the full 200hp with...

You will only not experience the full 200hp with electronics on if the circumstances aren't optimal. Like bad road surface.
What could go wrong? That's all explained by physics and it is a shame...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,000
Posted By Wraith Rider
I'd never do that on a bike I'm not accustomed...

I'd never do that on a bike I'm not accustomed to. Not even with TC activated. So it's really no "simple experiment" but needs a lot of preparation.
Even with the right amount of training on this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,000
Posted By Wraith Rider
Maybe, but not because of too much power, it was...

Maybe, but not because of too much power, it was because the suspension couldn't keep up with the engine power. However, it is no longer the case that motorcycles are overpowered for many years now....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,806
Posted By Wraith Rider
An only recreational road rider can practice as...

An only recreational road rider can practice as well and the good thing about ABS is one can practice every day on the way to and from work without danger.
Completely relying on technology... well,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2015, 03:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,806
Posted By Wraith Rider
Why do you think so bad of using ABS/TC to train...

Why do you think so bad of using ABS/TC to train threshold braking/accelerating? With the assistance in place it's just so much easier to learn about the abilities of you and your bike. Regularily...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,000
Posted By Wraith Rider
Now what? (I tend to agree on the second...

Now what? (I tend to agree on the second statement, since it would explain why you completely failed in this simple multiplication task.)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,000
Posted By Wraith Rider
You shouldn't try to think. Doesn't work up to...

You shouldn't try to think. Doesn't work up to now.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2015, 12:15 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,000
Posted By Wraith Rider
But it's not your opinion - or that of Stefan...

But it's not your opinion - or that of Stefan Pierer - that defines what really can be used. It's all about physics - and maybe a little bit about laws.



Has anyone ever given a plausible...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-20-2015, 11:11 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,257
Posted By Wraith Rider
Give anything? Shouldn't have given them the...

Give anything? Shouldn't have given them the finger or taken from them a mirror in the first place so they wouldn't be out for revenge.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-20-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,257
Posted By Wraith Rider
Kid, you should get a hobby that's relaxing you....

Kid, you should get a hobby that's relaxing you. Ever tried riding a motorcycle?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-19-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,000
Posted By Wraith Rider
Don't blame the bike for operature error. No bike...

Don't blame the bike for operature error. No bike feels good if you use the completely wrong gear.



The ZZR-1400 does so (at least as long as it's not defective and doesn't deliver anything at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-19-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,806
Posted By Wraith Rider
You should consider using proper tires. Maybe car...

You should consider using proper tires. Maybe car tires, knowing that the taxis and buses don't suffer your problems.



You should consider using modern ABS. It does better than 99.9% of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 10,000
Posted By Wraith Rider
That again proves that someone can be technically...

That again proves that someone can be technically competent and intelligent but have a huge lack in wisdom.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2015, 02:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,806
Posted By Wraith Rider
Still, if it was a perfect clean road with a...

Still, if it was a perfect clean road with a perfectly steady drop of grip all over the road when wet, with a rider who is equally trained on wet roads as on dry roads, who adjusts speeds, braking...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,806
Posted By Wraith Rider
I just explained to you that I don't rely on...

I just explained to you that I don't rely on luck. Again, believing in your expectations heavily betrayed you.



As long as you don't explain to us why it's opposite to you compared to the rest...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,806
Posted By Wraith Rider
You can expect whatever you want. I trigger my...

You can expect whatever you want.
I trigger my ABS on a regular basis. On wet roads it happens much earlier than on dry roads, what makes your expectations of lower risk to lock a wheel in the wet...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,806
Posted By Wraith Rider
Yeah, but the explanation "I had luck" doesn't...

Yeah, but the explanation "I had luck" doesn't make things complicated.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,806
Posted By Wraith Rider
Sure. But ABS is more reliable.

Sure. But ABS is more reliable.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-04-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,939
Posted By Wraith Rider
There has to be a date on it for insurance...

There has to be a date on it for insurance reasons. It's the same with food, often you can eat it years after it timed out. However, it may not taste as good or something.

But there of course are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,659
Posted By Wraith Rider
If you don't want to suggest I should count...

If you don't want to suggest I should count reflector posts to calculate my speed at 190mph, I do not really have a choice then to rely on some kind of instruments. What's your problem with using...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,659
Posted By Wraith Rider
Funny you, as I described in said post #100: ...

Funny you, as I described in said post #100:


Please excuse that being in my early 20s back then I just enjoyed the experience instead of monitoring the rev meter to later calculate the real...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,659
Posted By Wraith Rider
Oh boy... you already addressed that in post #96:...

Oh boy... you already addressed that in post #96:


Now you may believe me that I referred to the general possibility of legally go as fast as you want on the German Autobahn or we can agree that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,659
Posted By Wraith Rider
Are you sure as well that the sun orbits around...

Are you sure as well that the sun orbits around the earth which is a disk and you fall off if you come too close to the edge?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,659
Posted By Wraith Rider
So for you 40 hour weeks are a half time job?

So for you 40 hour weeks are a half time job?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,659
Posted By Wraith Rider
40 hours a week + overtime hours are enough for...

40 hours a week + overtime hours are enough for me, no need for another job, thanks.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2015, 02:14 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,659
Posted By Wraith Rider
You're right. I don't get it. I don't see any...

You're right. I don't get it. I don't see any superior attitude on me. I consider myself average, over and over average. And as long as you can't explain why it seem's different to you, I will not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2015, 11:07 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,659
Posted By Wraith Rider
There's no wiseness in throwing insulting...

There's no wiseness in throwing insulting descriptions on someone without any explanation why or advise what to change. Therefore there is nothing I could thank him for or take to heart.



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