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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 03:52 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 7,121
Posted By Tripped1
Like hell, when I got a hold of a new generation...

Like hell, when I got a hold of a new generation bike with all of the nannies, that was the first thing I did.

Backing it across 4 sets of tracks with with metal infills and dew on the ground,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,610
Views: 142,567
Posted By Tripped1
The rider triangle is smaller, and the power...

The rider triangle is smaller, and the power isn't quite there. The 990s were notorious for being relatively hardcore, but if that is what you want that is what you want.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 44,263
Posted By Tripped1
The KTM ride by wire is anything but "crisp" my...

The KTM ride by wire is anything but "crisp" my 675 has more abrupt throttle response. The KTM is a pussy cat unless I put a LOT of wrist into it....THEN the beast comes out.

I live smack in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 44,263
Posted By Tripped1
Try riding a 180hp bike. Without the...

Try riding a 180hp bike.

Without the traction control I wouldn't have bought it. I'm quite capable of keeping everything in line, but I know that its there, and I've tested what it lets me do...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 14,104
Posted By Tripped1
Except the engine casting being bandied about is...

Except the engine casting being bandied about is clearly an I-4.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 7,121
Posted By Tripped1
Difference being that Yellow Wolf winging that...

Difference being that Yellow Wolf winging that Wing and me moving my Super Duke at the same speed, I have a lot more room for the unexpected.

I've had similar where I was buzzing along on my Speed...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,610
Views: 142,567
Posted By Tripped1
Oh and yes, there was another, 1290 that the shop...

Oh and yes, there was another, 1290 that the shop with the same issue.

In othernews my rear-sets shipped this afternoon, guestimated delivery Thursday :clap
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1,610
Views: 142,567
Posted By Tripped1
Not on the fence about it, there is only so much...

Not on the fence about it, there is only so much money available to putz around with the bikes, and I have three. If this tells you anything my oil bill alone last month was a couple hundred dollars.
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,610
Views: 142,567
Posted By Tripped1
Looking forward to that report. I'm going...

Looking forward to that report.

I'm going about my SDR in a different fashion leathers and boots (I only ride in leathers) , levers, rearsets, handlebar, then exhaust, intake and suspension early...
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,610
Views: 142,567
Posted By Tripped1
Just got off the horn with the dealer. I...

Just got off the horn with the dealer.

I need to go buy a lottery ticket, I got not one...but TWO porous castings for clutch covers. I once again, front side, up by the water pump, no bolts,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,057
Posted By Tripped1
We aren't talking about a 500 pound Weestorm, we...

We aren't talking about a 500 pound Weestorm, we are talking 800 pound tourers...doesn't really matter what you put on them then. I've ridden a Rocket III with a Darkside, it took a little more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 32,898
Views: 8,009,692
Posted By Tripped1
I doubt Mr. Pink there kicked anyone's ass...

I doubt Mr. Pink there kicked anyone's ass anywhere.
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,818
Posted By Tripped1
Harley makes a decently riding bike for what it...

Harley makes a decently riding bike for what it is.

I'm just not a huge fan or what it is, much less some of the mongoloids that ride them.
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,610
Views: 142,567
Posted By Tripped1
Mine too.....YAY....to bad my poor bike is in the...

Mine too.....YAY....to bad my poor bike is in the shop receiving clutch cover #2 at the moment.

I WANTS THE PRECIOUS :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 44,263
Posted By Tripped1
No really, it keeps all of the settings where...

No really, it keeps all of the settings where they are when you park, otherwise the TC and ABS revert to the street setting when you turn the bike off.....which is only a couple clicks, but damn if I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 32,898
Views: 8,009,692
Posted By Tripped1
If you read the thread the guy on the motard...

If you read the thread the guy on the motard chased him back down because the harley was in his lane and nearly hit him head on.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,057
Posted By Tripped1
With car tires its easy, the cross section is...

With car tires its easy, the cross section is usually pretty damn close to the overall width of the tire just remember that its metric so its 25.4mm to an inch. So that 205 tire's cross section is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 7,121
Posted By Tripped1
No its actually quite smooth, you get some lever...

No its actually quite smooth, you get some lever pulse, but the brakes themselves feel like they would during a normal threshold braking maneuver, tire squeal and all.



Possible, less likely...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,502
Posted By Tripped1
Like I said, I can stand any of my bikes on their...

Like I said, I can stand any of my bikes on their noses with two fingers, that is as hard as its going to get :deal

My issue isn't that I can't brake hard enough, its that I have a hard time with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,916
Posted By Tripped1
Whatever Twisties are twisties,

Whatever

Twisties are twisties,
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 721
Posted By Tripped1
First suggestion.....sprockets, change them, gear...

First suggestion.....sprockets, change them, gear that bitch out.

As to the rest, the Street Triple R is one of my favorite bikes that I have never owned.....of course I've had a speed triple for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,057
Posted By Tripped1
I think they car tires are great idea's in some...

I think they car tires are great idea's in some applications, Valks, Wings, R3s, Vmax big powerful HEAVY bikes....motorcycle tires seem to be ...not up to par.....for the larger end of the spectrum....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,057
Posted By Tripped1
But. but. you are going to die, that bike can't...

But. but. you are going to die, that bike can't corner :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,502
Posted By Tripped1
I've ridden that way for years, I rarely take all...

I've ridden that way for years, I rarely take all fingers off of the clutch and never take all fingers off of the brake, usually ride two + two.

.....and yes, I can do 500 miles days that way.

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 32,898
Views: 8,009,692
Posted By Tripped1
Which some had told me that before I demo'd a...

Which some had told me that before I demo'd a K1300S......I also wish someone had told me that bastard had 170hp :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 02:50 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 7,121
Posted By Tripped1
My 675's manual says that the rear shock is "not...

My 675's manual says that the rear shock is "not user adjustable" ....Its adjustable Hi/low speed compression, rebound and preload.....like most triple clickers.


That screams corporate tards...
Forum: Racing 09-08-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3,747
Views: 343,857
Posted By Tripped1
Some no name Aussie got chewed up and spit out in...

Some no name Aussie got chewed up and spit out in the motoGP paddock as well, matt something. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 2,862
Views: 387,801
Posted By Tripped1
He I'll just drive around the mountain range...

He I'll just drive around the mountain range then.

The thing is you have spring on the coast......365. You want cold (cool) go up a mountain, you want hot go over or around said mountain.

You...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 7,121
Posted By Tripped1
My ABS has a mode called (ironically) "super...

My ABS has a mode called (ironically) "super moto" which disables the rear wheel. The owners manual recommends sliding the rear wheel.... though "blocking may cause a crash" :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-08-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,370
Posted By Tripped1
OMG tease.

OMG tease.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 32,898
Views: 8,009,692
Posted By Tripped1
Oh. Snap. Gauntlets, and whatnot

Oh. Snap.

Gauntlets, and whatnot
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1,570
Views: 339,170
Posted By Tripped1
Newcombs is like a time pit......takes at least...

Newcombs is like a time pit......takes at least two hours to get away from that place......even when it's closed
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,610
Views: 142,567
Posted By Tripped1
South in June......... Bring a camelback

South in June.........

Bring a camelback
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,916
Posted By Tripped1
Yes we all would never break the speed limit,...

Yes we all would never break the speed limit, ever.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 14,288
Posted By Tripped1
Over all traffic yes, we know this, this is why I...

Over all traffic yes, we know this, this is why I had to wait till I turned 25 to get a nice car, I was paying $250 a month for a 15 year old beater at the time.

However, I wasn't using the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 14,288
Posted By Tripped1
They do, remember it was only recently that they...

They do, remember it was only recently that they started letting the US go 120kph on top of that our legislators come up with brilliant shit like the speed limit is 70mph UNLESS you are a truck then...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 14,288
Posted By Tripped1
Its not squids :nono If you dig into the...

Its not squids :nono

If you dig into the NSTA data, squids (young, single vehicles) are heavily over represented but by most measures are FAR FAR less than the middle age weekend warriors (i.e....
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,684
Posted By Tripped1
Oh and this is shit. If the ABS kicked in over a...

Oh and this is shit. If the ABS kicked in over a paint line it was going to lock a wheel otherwise, the thing with railroad tracks is utter bullshit, I go over three sets right next to each other,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 14,288
Posted By Tripped1
I know I was trying to get him to at least put...

I know I was trying to get him to at least put up a basis. He "took the high road" But throwing absolute numbers at me when the population increase in the US topped the total current population of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 14,288
Posted By Tripped1
What don't have any numbers? Pussy? ...

What don't have any numbers? Pussy?



You still haven't given a basis of comparison Mr. Businessman.
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