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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 50,310
Posted By farmerstu
your last paragraph is 100% fact. I'm sure it's...

your last paragraph is 100% fact. I'm sure it's the reason why several riders i know have seriously traded down in HP.to a harley or a sport tourer. as one gets a little older continuing to live and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 3,669
Views: 340,706
Posted By farmerstu
first, obvious troll.why i'm biting i don't know....

first, obvious troll.why i'm biting i don't know.
so you have a KLR and a Vstrom. fine bikes both. in fact I have a KLR, my Daughter has a KLR, my son sold his KLR and bought a v-strom, my son in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 50,310
Posted By farmerstu
that while the bandit is a fast and quick...

that while the bandit is a fast and quick motorcycle it is not in the same performance class as a liter bike. down by around 60 hp and a full second in 1/4 mile time. and while a bandits top speed is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3,669
Views: 340,706
Posted By farmerstu
beat me to it. the only thing Dakez wrote...

beat me to it.

the only thing Dakez wrote that is subject to personal preference is "best ride"
for some a gold wing rides better, not for me thou,as i have no room to fit on a gold wing. (had...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 11,288
Posted By farmerstu
you people who are so quick to blame the rider....

you people who are so quick to blame the rider. go read the thread"twin headlights" started by sparrowhawk.
no brake lights, no flashers, not off to the side of the road. i venture many off you may...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4,812
Views: 259,625
Posted By farmerstu
i see no problems with either bwalsh or little...

i see no problems with either bwalsh or little red toyotaa posts. they are reasonable and promote good relations for all road users, including bicyclists. if it makes some of the extremists on this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 83,162
Posted By farmerstu
your post made my day!!! it's so great when a...

your post made my day!!!
it's so great when a rider has that epiphany. congratulations, you are now a much better,safer rider and will enjoy riding even more.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4,812
Views: 259,625
Posted By farmerstu
+1 but you're barkin at the wind trying to make...

+1 but you're barkin at the wind trying to make that point with some.
we encountered a lot of bikes on this trip, mt. evens, million dollar hiway, trail ridge road etc. all were courteous and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4,812
Views: 259,625
Posted By farmerstu
45 min. to do 10 miles. respect works both...

45 min. to do 10 miles.
respect works both ways. i have no NO respect for those db. bicyclists.
i understand that there was no safe place to pass. i understand that they needed to protect...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,838
Posted By farmerstu
i often wonder what WR is doing on this site. he...

i often wonder what WR is doing on this site. he never posts about destinations or things he's seen . it's alway about speed and how fast. lets help him find a sportbike forum and then all wrath...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4,812
Views: 259,625
Posted By farmerstu
we were in co. on hy 160 on fri. the 27th. to...

we were in co. on hy 160 on fri. the 27th.
to all the bike riders on the section of very narrow road, who 'took the lane'
fu fu fu a thousand times over fu.
hundreds of bikes on the road. no...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 83,162
Posted By farmerstu
i don't know why i keep doing this. it's like...

i don't know why i keep doing this. it's like wrestling with a pig. after awhile you figure out the pig is enjoying it.
but here goes. you're wrong everybody on this thread says you're wrong.
moto...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 83,162
Posted By farmerstu
in case you haven't figured it out by now johncw...

in case you haven't figured it out by now johncw is an idiot.
johncw , i have a video posted in this thread a ways back showing aggressive countersteering while weaving, body stationary,using bar...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 30,986
Views: 7,496,237
Posted By farmerstu
don't have them and don't need them. thanks to...

don't have them and don't need them. thanks to the design. a harley jiffystand does not angle forward. it has a spring that holds it away from the locking device when there is no weight on it. drive...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,118
Posted By farmerstu
well said. i just got back from a 3500 mile...

well said.
i just got back from a 3500 mile trip to co.(mt. evans, trail ridge road, silverton,ourae, durango, mesa verde etc. and home thru the black hills where we took an afternoon to ride...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 26,330
Posted By farmerstu
i really don't know how to comment on this. I...

i really don't know how to comment on this. I don't know if it was deliberate or not. also i don't know if it was in ca.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 3,669
Views: 340,706
Posted By farmerstu
what is Harley doing? pretty well i'd say. ...

what is Harley doing? pretty well i'd say.
America's most profitable products

Brand power and massive scale help these companies charge a hefty premium for their flagship products, creating...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4,812
Views: 259,625
Posted By farmerstu
rh, I understand exactly what you're saying. you...

rh, I understand exactly what you're saying. you may as well give up trying to convey a coherent thought to the militant bikies on this thread. i agree with you in that most bicycle riders,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-31-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 66,890
Posted By farmerstu
i am extremly worried that i agree with joeex....

i am extremly worried that i agree with joeex. but i do. this time.
Welcome Rhanson. well said.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,022
Posted By farmerstu
better study your physics a bit more, your a...

better study your physics a bit more, your a little backwards on your thinking there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,363
Posted By farmerstu
very important to remember whose in charge here....

very important to remember whose in charge here. (BTW it's you, not the adjuster or the insurance company) you are not obligated to accept there first offer or estimate, or have it estimated or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-06-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 30,986
Views: 7,496,237
Posted By farmerstu
Bluesurf, I wasn't going to post concerning...

Bluesurf, I wasn't going to post concerning pulloffs and speed but your attitude is starting to wear on me.like most arguments this one has become polarized with the common sense middle ground seen...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30,986
Views: 7,496,237
Posted By farmerstu
kid? what kid. and + 1 for a cool picture.

kid? what kid.
and + 1 for a cool picture.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 838
Posted By farmerstu
where does one keep his dog bones on a sportster?...

where does one keep his dog bones on a sportster? in the saddlebags. a pocket? and does it matter what brand i.e. purina, science diet etc.?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-23-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 26,476
Posted By farmerstu
wrong. if that's the case for you then perhaps...

wrong. if that's the case for you then perhaps it's you who doesn't know how a motorcycle works.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,910
Posted By farmerstu
thanks mark, an interesting thing about springs...

thanks mark, an interesting thing about springs is that they will not sag from being either stretched or compressed when in there normal working range. use cycling is what makes springs weak. a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,969
Posted By farmerstu
all three lines are good and all should be used...

all three lines are good and all should be used according to the circumstance. oil in the center lane is a myth. and in fact if the wheel tracks are depressed it should be the preferred line in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,419
Posted By farmerstu
you screwed up! also max speed on that backhoe...

you screwed up! also max speed on that backhoe is going to be 18 to 20 mph. he should not have pulled over but, you were either going way to fast or way to slow. and the backhoe operator should have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,172
Posted By farmerstu
ever since i was a kid i could not shoot a basket...

ever since i was a kid i could not shoot a basket ball, shoot decently, shoot pool or any other thing that required aiming. then in my forties i went to conceled carry class. the instrutor checked...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,910
Posted By farmerstu
i'm going to chime in here and try to bust a...

i'm going to chime in here and try to bust a myth. compressing the forks hard will not damage the seals.(providing they are not overfilled to begin with).
think about it . you have a freakin enduro...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,864
Posted By farmerstu
really 450 lb. bike . not on a downhill slope or...

really 450 lb. bike . not on a downhill slope or on a slippery surface? just grab hold and pick it up. you're probably only lifting 125 lb for the first little bit. then it gets lighter quick. time...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 37,906
Posted By farmerstu
mr. photoman what is wrong with you. every time...

mr. photoman
what is wrong with you. every time harley is mentioned in any thread you go off. did your mom run off with a harley rider when you where a kid?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 37,906
Posted By farmerstu
did you e-mail Sgt.Lykken? I would very much like...

did you e-mail Sgt.Lykken? I would very much like to read his thoughts on this.
thanks for picking this up.
stu
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 37,906
Posted By farmerstu
this was in the fargo n.d. forum this morning. ...

this was in the fargo n.d. forum this morning.

Motorcyclist injured when car runs red light in Fargo

FARGO A motorcyclist was injured Saturday afternoon when a car ran a red light,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 30,986
Views: 7,496,237
Posted By farmerstu
donnie, a bit of advice. when you find yourself...

donnie, a bit of advice. when you find yourself in a hole, the very first thing to do is stop digging!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 30,986
Views: 7,496,237
Posted By farmerstu
+1

+1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,603
Posted By farmerstu
thats not a hardtail.

thats not a hardtail.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,603
Posted By farmerstu
i read this whole whiny thread. now i feel so...

i read this whole whiny thread. now i feel so invested i have to post.
in order of how fast they depreciate the order is:
1: a hamburger
2: a jetski
3: Franklin mint collectables
4: a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 104,312
Posted By farmerstu
this event was hardly an accident and is...

this event was hardly an accident and is certainly a topic worthy of discussion. it is still working its way thru the courts, with cops involved in assaulting the guy and lots of illegal bikes and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 26,476
Posted By farmerstu
i think that is not quite what you meant joexr....

i think that is not quite what you meant joexr. try again with a little more complete explanation.
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