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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-15-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 20,292
Views: 995,889
Posted By cellige
Suzuki Dealers

Hello there !
I'm in virginia beach with a vstrom. Anyone know a good dealer to do a 16kish service? Probably needs valve adjustment and I have heard bad things about service at Sunrise Cycles and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,992
Posted By cellige
No problem :) I really think the tinted bit at...

No problem :) I really think the tinted bit at the top of a visor should just be standard on the visor that comes with a helmet.. When the sun hits me, if anything all I have to do is tilt my head...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,022
Posted By cellige
I thought that the wide race tires were to use...

I thought that the wide race tires were to use softer compounds because the wider tire could have lower side profile and less sidewall flex (generating heat) as well as greater stiffness also...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,022
Posted By cellige
I think because it senses a a deceleration with...

I think because it senses a a deceleration with less brake lever force than it would straight up. I don't think that requires any knowledge of lean.

Also where do you get this 10-20 slip thing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,992
Posted By cellige
The speed tint darkness is perfect, you can...

The speed tint darkness is perfect, you can almost look right at the sun through it, but still transparent enough that you can see stop lights etc, something you can't do with electrical tape.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,022
Posted By cellige
Jan from Finland: Thanks for the info did not...

Jan from Finland: Thanks for the info did not know that about the honda system, just figured the lack pulsing meant something different at the caliper but that was a silly assumption !

In regards...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,992
Posted By cellige
No responses on the speed tint wow ! Totally...

No responses on the speed tint wow ! Totally solves the problem guys !
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 5,992
Posted By cellige
I don't know if anyone has mentioned this yet but...

I don't know if anyone has mentioned this yet but I have a speed tint in my Shoei RF1100 and it is a perfect solution. Cheap, easy to use and totally effective. Just like the visor in a car, only...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,022
Posted By cellige
Wicked I'm on a vstrom with abs and can certainly feel...

I'm on a vstrom with abs and can certainly feel the pulsing in the lever, however I have read that the new honda 500's have zero pulsing. That makes me think that it is reacting to an imperceptible...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,022
Posted By cellige
Speaking about "perfect" traditional abs. ...

Speaking about "perfect" traditional abs.



I would think it wouldn't need to since its a feedback system and the "max allowable deceleration" is the wheel stopping, so that should happen...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,022
Posted By cellige
aldend123: Ya the pulsing and need for the abs to...

aldend123: Ya the pulsing and need for the abs to detect wheel stop before it then lets go (again and again) is why I mentioned an assumption that it doesn't :)

Some systems like the honda linked...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,022
Posted By cellige
abs and cornering

I know there are a couple big threads on abs and cornering but they are a bit old so I am going to ask my question in a very constrained way here :)

Senario 1: In middle of corner and max lean and...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By cellige
For anyone else like this, my search has only so...

For anyone else like this, my search has only so far yielded two results. The bagster (baglux?) friendly tankbag (plus their tank cover to connect it) seen here...
Forum: Equipment 06-29-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By cellige
tankbag for dog

Does anyone know of any other commercially available tankbag designed for a small dog than the bagster friendly? The bagster and its tankcover that are needed with it are ridiculously pricey..
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By cellige
Frogg toggs have a very low pressure tolerance,...

Frogg toggs have a very low pressure tolerance, and if your seat pools rain in your lap it WILL soak through the material, I would shy away and get something with thin pvc in it. Or actual gortex as...
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,138
Posted By cellige
http://sharp.direct.gov.uk/

http://sharp.direct.gov.uk/
Forum: Equipment 05-14-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,880
Posted By cellige
A few things to add. First of all, and not...

A few things to add.
First of all, and not everyone agrees but I think there is no place for a non gauntlet glove, or decent overlap where any two pieces of gear come together. So usually race...
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By cellige
I've also noticed the chin curtain lets less...

I've also noticed the chin curtain lets less particles get IN your helmet, which can be a problem if you end up near a truck that dribbles some dirt out the back or something..
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,098
Posted By cellige
I am not sure as to the official purpose. For me...

I am not sure as to the official purpose. For me though the chin curtain helps cut some of the air around my eyes and since I wear contacts that is really nice.
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By cellige
Thanks all, have a doran on the way and will post...

Thanks all, have a doran on the way and will post back how it goes !
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By cellige
genka, you have a good review up for orange...

genka, you have a good review up for orange electronics, thanks ! Any updates to it?

I am interested in how you get replacement sensors..
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By cellige
So then the question is, would you notice it...

So then the question is, would you notice it visually or by feel before it becomes dangerous? I don't have enough experience on bikes to know :(
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 630
Posted By cellige
tire pressure monitoring system worth it?

I know tpms's have been discussed a lot about the different options available but I am interested in getting feedback from people who have experienced a puncture on tubeless tires. Does the bike go...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By cellige
Good to know thx. Anyone else have experience...

Good to know thx. Anyone else have experience with different tires and sandy asphalt? I do wonder how those supermoto guys use racing slicks on dirt...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By cellige
Perhaps I was too wordy. Does a dual sport tire...

Perhaps I was too wordy. Does a dual sport tire stand a better chance on sandy asphalt than a street tire?
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By cellige
tires and sand on asphalt or concrete

So for road riding, we have dry, wet and then other things that can be on the road like sand or oil.

Obviously a tire with good wet traction (I hear michelin pilot roads are best) are needed for...
Forum: Equipment 03-29-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,843
Posted By cellige
So with the new Pilot Road 4's they don't offer a...

So with the new Pilot Road 4's they don't offer a non-trail version for 19inch front. Is it ok to get a trail front and a regular rear?
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 603,989
Posted By cellige
Interesting to hear and thanks for the response,...

Interesting to hear and thanks for the response, so do you adjust the waist strap every time you put them on if you don't mind me asking?

I am waiting on a one piece suit at the moment so i'll...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 603,989
Posted By cellige
Does anyone have a one piece suit they could...

Does anyone have a one piece suit they could shoot some pictures up in?
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 603,989
Posted By cellige
Possible overpant improvements

Hey everyone. So there are some great reviews in this thread!
So I think it is the perfect place to get a few responses on an idea I proposed to Wayne, and do for my mesh overpant order :)
Pants I...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By cellige
rain race tire tread design versus road

How come on a rain tire for road racing you see a tread pattern such as
http://michelinmedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/PowerRainRear.jpg

and yet on road tire you see...
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,147
Posted By cellige
Anyone have the original images on this thread?

Anyone have the original images on this thread?
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 882
Posted By cellige
motoport abrasion comparison

Does anyone have any left over motoport mesh kevlar or stretch kevlar that they could push against a grinder along with a piece of cowhide to see some comparison?
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 848
Posted By cellige
summer balaclava

Having been hit by bugs in the neck and fear getting hit by a rock there has prompted me to wear a balaclava or neck gaiter or neck warmer or whatever you call it.

However they are freaking hot...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By cellige
Thanks guys I'll check them all out!

Thanks guys I'll check them all out!
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By cellige
vanson alternatives

I am looking at getting a custom job done from vanson for perforated overpants, anyone know any alternatives considering vansons production time is like 3 months?

I am already aware of fox creek...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,689
Posted By cellige
pretbek, perhaps its just my lack of skill but it...

pretbek, perhaps its just my lack of skill but it seems on my bike that even if I crack the throttle on the smallest amount I can, its still not smooth, whereas I can get the power on (in the same...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,689
Posted By cellige
To clarify the only differences I was describing...

To clarify the only differences I was describing between option 1 and 2 were:
letting the clutch out for each gear in option 1, and not in option 2.
cracking the throttle on just after lean...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,689
Posted By cellige
downshift/braking methods

Someone said it would be a good idea to post in this subforum, so here we go ! Question about downshifting !

Seems to be that the technique used out on the track (mainly without a slipper clutch)...
Forum: Racing 10-06-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 837
Posted By cellige
sport bike downshift

Question about downshifting !

Seems to be that the technique used out on the track (mainly without a slipper clutch) is to downshift while braking, releasing the clutch for each gear, finishing...
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