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Forum: Face plant 01-20-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,168
Posted By moggi1964
LOL I'll see you and raise you the rest of...

LOL

I'll see you and raise you the rest of the injuries he sustained in that crash:

Loss of a lot of skin and a broken right arm, a fractured right wrist, a broken collarbone and several...
Forum: Face plant 01-20-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,168
Posted By moggi1964
:D Typical racer; it's not the screws in...

:D

Typical racer; it's not the screws in your torso that cause the most concern, it's the loose ones in your brain :huh :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,505
Posted By moggi1964
:clap

:clap
Forum: Face plant 01-19-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,168
Posted By moggi1964
Barry Sheene - crashed at 170MPH whilst testing...

Barry Sheene - crashed at 170MPH whilst testing at Daytona in 1975. Seven weeks later he was back racing.

I hope your recovery is as quick; best of luck.
Forum: Face plant 01-16-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,168
Posted By moggi1964
Here's some x-rays to tide you over (not mine but...

Here's some x-rays to tide you over (not mine but very recognisable if you followed racing in the 70's)
Forum: Face plant 01-16-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 67,439
Posted By moggi1964
I would counter that quote with this one which...

I would counter that quote with this one which fits my feeling about riding much better than the one you shared:

"Just a reminder, ride every chance you get. You just don't know how soon it can...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,505
Posted By moggi1964
Don't stop for fucks sake, haven't laughed this...

Don't stop for fucks sake, haven't laughed this much in ages.

And in perfect English too :D:D
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,505
Posted By moggi1964
Awesome story so far! Love the picture of...

Awesome story so far!

Love the picture of the girl in the platform shoes or I suppose it's platform shoes with the girl in them. Other great pictures too. :clap
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,507
Posted By moggi1964
I have some Alpaca socks which are incredibly...

I have some Alpaca socks which are incredibly warm. The style I have is padded in the bottom and good for my winter boot which I bought a size larger with thick socks in mind.

Got them from...
Forum: Europe 01-09-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,328
Posted By moggi1964
Agreed! Great to see someone report back and...

Agreed! Great to see someone report back and provide terrific pictures too.

Sounds like an awesome trip and you certainly made me homesick :cry
Forum: Europe 01-09-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,206
Posted By moggi1964
You might consider a combination of train and...

You might consider a combination of train and rental car. Utilise the train to get from city to city and the car to explore outside the cities you plan to visit.

I love train travel in Europe and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,280
Posted By moggi1964
I would also add: try and anticipate where the...

I would also add: try and anticipate where the wind might drop and then hit you again e.g. As you pass a large building on the side the wind is coming from the wind will ease then afetr you pass...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,479
Posted By moggi1964
Yep, I'm using the Note 2 in a Ram waterproof...

Yep, I'm using the Note 2 in a Ram waterproof case and find it is precisely what I need and means I only carry one piece of electronics with me. Screen is big and clear enough to see and bluetooth...
Forum: Face plant 01-05-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,513
Posted By moggi1964
I agree so have added a +1 to your anecdotal...

I agree so have added a +1 to your anecdotal evidence.

If it wasn't planning to snow tomorrow I would be riding and sadly the temps will stay low so the snow and ice that accompanies it will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 23,963
Posted By moggi1964
Expect the unexpected and you WILL live...

Expect the unexpected and you WILL live longer.............probably :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-30-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 65,487
Posted By moggi1964
Yeah the Termi's are on his UK bike. Saw...

Yeah the Termi's are on his UK bike.

Saw him at Indy each time he has been and even managed to chat with him and his missus. Lovely people and he's still winning races at 50; what a talent!
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-30-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 65,487
Posted By moggi1964
Aprilla

Aprilla
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-30-2014, 01:12 PM
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Views: 65,487
Posted By moggi1964
Ktm

Ktm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-30-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,174
Views: 65,487
Posted By moggi1964
One of my favourite riders likes his Harley 1200...

One of my favourite riders likes his Harley 1200 but then, like me, he'll ride anything: KTM1290 (he helped design it); Aprilla MotoGP bike on which he challenged Rossi and Roberts a few times in 2000
Forum: Vendors 12-29-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 65,044
Posted By moggi1964
:rofl Couldn't agree more :freaky

:rofl

Couldn't agree more :freaky
Forum: Vendors 12-29-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,581
Views: 257,154
Posted By moggi1964
Hey Brian, remember the list? So I ended up...

Hey Brian, remember the list?

So I ended up trying the Apollo in 10, 11 and 12! 12 was the best fit but didn't feel right.

Tried the Held Score II but they didn't feel right either.

Then...
Forum: Face plant 12-29-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,699
Posted By moggi1964
Just one of them things that sometimes happens...

Just one of them things that sometimes happens when you ride on the outside third of the tire; it's how some of us enjoy ourselves. :D

You'll never read every situation correctly 100% of the time...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-29-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 16,656
Posted By moggi1964
He might be :evil If I am going 5 mph...

He might be :evil

If I am going 5 mph faster than him then I am going to catch him up. If he is 'hiding' in the spray from other vehicles then without lights on he is going to be difficult to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-26-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 16,656
Posted By moggi1964
They should link the wipers to the lights. ...

They should link the wipers to the lights.

So many times I'm riding/driving in heavy rain in the daytime so the automatic lights on some cars don't actuate but you can't see a car without their...
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,734
Posted By moggi1964
Sell it on eBay - $20 plus shipping. Tell them it...

Sell it on eBay - $20 plus shipping. Tell them it measures atmospheric pressure.

Damn, I may be as smart as Lee :D
Forum: Equipment 12-23-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,012
Posted By moggi1964
Another vote for ACF50! I haven't had a...

Another vote for ACF50!

I haven't had a chance to wash the bike since I got back from Indy MotoGP (yeah, I'm lazy and been too busy riding it) so I'll need to do that this weekend so I can apply...
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 543
Posted By moggi1964
Ordered a couple to help it along, neighbor :)

Ordered a couple to help it along, neighbor :)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 16,656
Posted By moggi1964
I miss roundabouts (I'm from the UK); great piece...

I miss roundabouts (I'm from the UK); great piece of engineering that can be fun though they do of course present their own unique dangers.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 16,656
Posted By moggi1964
Yup! Not three months ago I'm in the...

Yup!

Not three months ago I'm in the Highlander and an old guy in front is driving a car full of people. He seems a little uncertain so I keep a decent distance back (more than my usual decent...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,672
Posted By moggi1964
My experience exactly with the Powerlet jacket...

My experience exactly with the Powerlet jacket and glove liners (except for the bit about "a pee" but I did unplug it just to check how cold it was and it was bloody cold).

Only thing is I keep...
Forum: Face plant 12-17-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,277
Posted By moggi1964
You DON'T live on Jupiter? Silly assumption...

You DON'T live on Jupiter?

Silly assumption from the previous poster (the helmet, not where you live).

Pay heed to the concussion and after effects as others have said. A relative suffered a...
Forum: Vendors 12-16-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,581
Views: 257,154
Posted By moggi1964
Apollo it is! Thanks Brian :clap:clap

Apollo it is!

Thanks Brian :clap:clap
Forum: Vendors 12-16-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,581
Views: 257,154
Posted By moggi1964
Okay, so I added in one more glove, Brian and...

Okay, so I added in one more glove, Brian and narrowed the whole selction down to three (your website makes you consider options you previously hadn't :) ):

Held Evo Thruxton

Rukka Apollo...
Forum: Vendors 12-16-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,581
Views: 257,154
Posted By moggi1964
excellent advice as always and plenty to...

excellent advice as always and plenty to consider.

You'll be seeing an order online shortly for one of these gloves (in two sizes).

Thanks Brian :clap
Forum: Vendors 12-15-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,581
Views: 257,154
Posted By moggi1964
Above

Above
Forum: Vendors 12-15-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,642
Posted By moggi1964
You made the right choice not to go. You...

You made the right choice not to go.

You would have been lined up alongside more 'anti-fog' vendors than I have ever seen in one location. Overall, apart from the bikes on display, the event was...
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By moggi1964
Valentino Rossi? :evil I expect you...

Valentino Rossi?

:evil

I expect you would get more responses on a sportbike forum than ADV, that's my guess.
Forum: Vendors 12-15-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 1,581
Views: 257,154
Posted By moggi1964
Brian, I just got Warm and Safe heated liners...

Brian,
I just got Warm and Safe heated liners and need gloves to go over them.

I currently run Klim Caldera but these will be too bulky with the liners in.

My Spring/Autumn gloves are Held...
Forum: Vendors 12-12-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,486
Posted By moggi1964
I'm putting the 8 bit on my Christmas Wish List...

I'm putting the 8 bit on my Christmas Wish List as it will make my 13 year old Minecraft playing son soooooo jealous :D

Nice work by the way. I was in the t-shirt business myself for a few years...
Forum: Face plant 12-11-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,881
Posted By moggi1964
To this day I don't know how I survived my first...

To this day I don't know how I survived my first three or four years (17 - 21).

I rode over 40,000 miles in those 4 years, mostly on 100cc and 125cc bikes in the UK.

I crashed more times than I...
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