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Forum: Racing 08-10-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,370
Posted By sloperut
Agreed, FS1 coverage sucks. Now only raw feed. ...

Agreed, FS1 coverage sucks. Now only raw feed. No announcers.
Forum: Racing 08-10-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 13,370
Posted By sloperut
FS1 just reported the loss of feed was due to a...

FS1 just reported the loss of feed was due to a power outage at Indy.

Update - now on last lap.
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 133,696
Posted By sloperut
Oh my, J-Bay looking great there. :clap You...

Oh my, J-Bay looking great there. :clap

You just filled up your good karma account for giving Jackson your board - excellent.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-03-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,207
Posted By sloperut
:tb ...

:tb

http://www.wheelshots.com/Motorcycles/Ride-Outs-and-Bike-Meets/The-Leigh-Arms-Northwhich/i-8K7V9xD/0/L/IMG_3199-L.jpg
Forum: Racing 04-27-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,488
Posted By sloperut
Last week FS1 showed all three classes. Re-runs...

Last week FS1 showed all three classes. Re-runs this week? Really FS1? :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,857
Posted By sloperut
Craig Vetter built a recumbent back in '81 ...

Craig Vetter built a recumbent back in '81 http://www.craigvetter.com/pages/Motorcycle_Designs/Streamliner.html
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,401
Posted By sloperut
To quote Rossi:...

To quote Rossi: (http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-news--general-news/rossi-iom-tt-is-too-dangerous/22211.html)

'I did a lap of the Isle of Man, and I understand why people love this because...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,342
Posted By sloperut
I have had random strangers thank me for wearing...

I have had random strangers thank me for wearing this day-glow vest (bought it at Cyclegear). I suppose that means it is doing some good. However, I still ride like I'm invisible too.
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 809
Views: 144,310
Posted By sloperut
Yes, words to live by when traveling - especially...

Yes, words to live by when traveling - especially #3.
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 809
Views: 144,310
Posted By sloperut
The floating islands of the Uros people, on Lake...

The floating islands of the Uros people, on Lake Titicaca, are interesting and touristy. The visit would have taken about half of you day. My wife and I traveled to Peru in 2010 (non moto). ...
Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 809
Views: 144,310
Posted By sloperut
Subscribed :nod Great RR.

Subscribed :nod

Great RR.
Forum: Ride reports 11-11-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 133,696
Posted By sloperut
:clap:clap:clap

:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,672
Posted By sloperut
Thank you. :clap

Thank you. :clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-30-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7,081
Views: 2,369,869
Posted By sloperut
Ennistymon<wbr>, Ireland ...

Ennistymon<wbr>, Ireland

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-EsUnWbExy1o/UnBEnzNZdWI/AAAAAAAAMLQ/ebDjYrNrKsM/s512/DSCN1345.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 529
Views: 133,696
Posted By sloperut
I'm in. Land locked ex surfer in Utah. Time to...

I'm in. Land locked ex surfer in Utah. Time to live vicariously.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,211
Posted By sloperut
U.S. 189 between Orem and Heber Utah then hooking...

U.S. 189 between Orem and Heber Utah then hooking up the the I-80.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2013, 09:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,211
Posted By sloperut
Of course, there is the ultimate slab along that...

Of course, there is the ultimate slab along that stretch. :evil

http://capitalcitywhips.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/bonneville_salt_flats.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-06-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,028
Posted By sloperut
Subscribed. :clap

Subscribed. :clap
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-22-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 7,148
Posted By sloperut
I rode with Alan (the silver Ninja 250...

I rode with Alan (the silver Ninja 250 stream-liner) on the I-80, through Utah, in gusting 35mph crosswinds, during a downpour, complete with simi-trucks, and he wasn't getting blown around any more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,048
Posted By sloperut
Where can I find some better lean angle...

Where can I find some better lean angle components? :wink:

Carry on.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,462
Posted By sloperut
On my bike, nothing spectacular, a trailer hitch...

On my bike, nothing spectacular, a trailer hitch assembly and critters of various types: fox, coyote, deer.

In my car: I was driving north on the 405 in by Seal Beach, at night, and saw this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,048
Posted By sloperut
I couldn't agree more. Even at sensible, street,...

I couldn't agree more. Even at sensible, street, speeds trail braking is very useful on a twisty mountain decent.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 31,631
Views: 7,732,619
Posted By sloperut
Yep.

Yep.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,048
Posted By sloperut
It does. However, I prefer to have more than one...

It does. However, I prefer to have more than one option at hand for any given circumstance. I'd rather not limit myself to one way, for instance, only setting up speed prior to turn in.

Why is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,048
Posted By sloperut
I was reading something, I believe by Keith Code,...

I was reading something, I believe by Keith Code, where he hinted that trail braking was the less expert technique vs. braking upright prior to the turn. I thought about it and it kind of makes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 38,405
Posted By sloperut
A number of years back, I locked up the front...

A number of years back, I locked up the front stopping in cold/frosty conditions which, in-turn, caused the the front to tuck. Boy, when the front tucks things happen quickly. :eek1

A couple...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 422,947
Posted By sloperut
Just spent two mornings reading this great RR...

Just spent two mornings reading this great RR over multiple cups of jo. Very inspiring Anna.
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,394
Posted By sloperut
Great photos, looking forward to more, thanks. ...

Great photos, looking forward to more, thanks.

My wife and I just returned from a two week tour (non motorcycle) of Myanmar. Beautiful country and people. Go there before it becomes awash...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,466
Posted By sloperut
It took me a track day in the wet to figure out...

It took me a track day in the wet to figure out that rain riding wasn't as scary as I imagined it to be. Trust your tires and ride smooth.

Proper gear cannot be emphasized enough. Also, having...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-27-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7,081
Views: 2,369,869
Posted By sloperut
A photo I snapped in Spain last year. Hope this...

A photo I snapped in Spain last year. Hope this isn't a repeat.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-UzTqi_zCuT0/ULUF-_j6V6I/AAAAAAAABdU/NEKdZ1jUdTw/s800/IMG_0751.jpg?gl=US
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,496
Views: 285,488
Posted By sloperut
Did this on my 2005. Big difference. Currently I...

Did this on my 2005. Big difference. Currently I have the preload at the highest setting (set it for a day at the track) and haven't changed it. It is a little harsh that way when I am on the freeway...
Forum: Racing 07-18-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,272
Posted By sloperut
Vic and Alan traveled about 115 miles from...

Vic and Alan traveled about 115 miles from Wendover, UT to where we met in Salt Lake. Prior to heading out, Vic topped of his tank and added a little over a gallon. I'd guess real world around...
Forum: Racing 07-18-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,272
Posted By sloperut
I met up with Alan and another Vetter Challenge...

I met up with Alan and another Vetter Challenge rider Vic for lunch in Salt Lake City and rode with them for a while after meeting them for lunch. Both of their stream-liners had no trouble coping...
Forum: Equipment 11-04-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,171
Posted By sloperut
The photo is correct per the manufacturer...

The photo is correct per the manufacturer (http://www.modernworld.com/2009/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=flypage.tpl&product_id=55&category_id=6&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=12). :deal ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 325,672
Posted By sloperut
At the top of Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah.

At the top of Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah.
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 37,233
Posted By sloperut
Well, seeing that the Iron Butt Rally is going on...

Well, seeing that the Iron Butt Rally is going on how I thought I'd honor these past IBR finishers:

In 2003 Leon Begeman (http://www.ninja250.org/Leon)finished 12th on an EX250 and in 2005 Duke...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 37,233
Posted By sloperut
They were sold by Asian Cycle but sadly they aren...

They were sold by Asian Cycle but sadly they aren not avaliable anymore. I believe there are similar ones on Ebay if you hunt around.

Jeff
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2011, 04:05 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 37,233
Posted By sloperut
Thumb Fricking swiss army knife of small bikes. I love...

Fricking swiss army knife of small bikes. I love my 2005.

Do I look cold? (it was about 20f out)

http://www.ninjette.org/forums/customprofilepics/profilepic1441_2.gif

At Miller...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2,517
Views: 465,755
Posted By sloperut
Modded CBR250R at...

Modded CBR250R at http://www.cbr250.org/forums/showthr...modded-cbr250r
...
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