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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-09-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,969
Posted By Krono
Come in y parallel Univers, i'ts simple as that :...

Come in y parallel Univers, i'ts simple as that : ride responsibly, pay attention for others, consider city and main roads for what they are (no race tracks) ... in short, never feel guilty so no...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,632
Posted By Krono
Maybe this guy too :D <iframe width="640"...

Maybe this guy too :D

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 46,994
Posted By Krono
Sex or new tires ???

Sex or new tires ???
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 46,994
Posted By Krono
And what about old new tires ? :D ...

And what about old new tires ? :D



No joking here because I was given a 5 years old brand new front tire.
As for a new tire, I guess it's a matter of faith ... I probably will use it.

L
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By Krono
Oki, You & JTucker convinced me : no more...

Oki, You & JTucker convinced me : no more questions about removing it :clap

:norton L
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By Krono
Your advices are welcome, but I think I'm already...

Your advices are welcome, but I think I'm already ok with my ergonomics :D (nobody's perfect though, learning everyday and I'll check your suggestions tomorrow).

Wrist now have like 20 degrees...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By Krono
I tinkered the quick throttle glueing a piece of...

I tinkered the quick throttle glueing a piece of PVC tube 5mm thick like in this video and a little dremeling in the casing. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Op12aSATVck


I see what you mean by...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By Krono
Not like a ATV thumb throttle : you dont push the...

Not like a ATV thumb throttle : you dont push the lever, but instead pull it. Much more ergo it seems

Beside this, I now use a 1/8 turn twist throttle, but it's accordingly harder ...

Mostly...
Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 829
Posted By Krono
Who removed the close throttle cable on a EFI big Thumper ?

... on a so called "push-pull" throttle with 2 cables actuating a butterfly ?

Is it needed to conteract stuck-open throttle due to internal pressure, freezing, or simply an insurance in case of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-18-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 16,835
Posted By Krono
I can't stand throttle controls with more than...

I can't stand throttle controls with more than 1/8 turn to WOT
(broken wrist ..)

L
Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 9,313
Views: 406,059
Posted By Krono
+1 ---> That says it all !!! :D

+1 ---> That says it all !!! :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2013, 04:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,859
Posted By Krono
At the opposite, I tend to "unfarkle" my bikes :...

At the opposite, I tend to "unfarkle" my bikes : stickers are removed before they become olds and leave marks on the plastics, then right mirror, blinkers, canisters and all these unuseful and so...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2013, 01:26 AM
Replies: 2,786
Views: 761,276
Posted By Krono
Peoples are ... :huh

Peoples are ... :huh
Forum: Thumpers 10-07-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,620
Posted By Krono
http://imageshack.us/a/img35/6779/dsc00103xk.jpg ...

http://imageshack.us/a/img35/6779/dsc00103xk.jpg

Happy to see some interest for this bike !

Mine is a 2010 SM510R and I love her everyday of the week as a city scooter and the WE in the...
Forum: Thumpers 10-06-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,573
Posted By Krono
Pity there's no supermotard, though a Husky...

Pity there's no supermotard, though a Husky specialty ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,160
Posted By Krono
Saw that today, fortunately in front of me. ...

Saw that today, fortunately in front of me.

Not even in a hurry, just like she was blind ...

Worrying, to say the least :evil

L
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,598
Posted By Krono
Curious about that theory :confused because it's...

Curious about that theory :confused because it's not the first time I hear it. Do you have any source about it ?

By experience, which is 10-15'000km / year in the alpine roads shared with many...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,703
Posted By Krono
Thanks Jim ! I'd like to, but i'm only...

Thanks Jim !

I'd like to, but i'm only retarded in this case :D

... not my fault : loud exhaust is a stock functionality on the Husky 510 SMR (even w/ the DbKiller I've installed on)
and the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,159
Posted By Krono
Me think it's because MC isnt a practical...

Me think it's because MC isnt a practical transportation mode but a hobby.
Some prefer fishing or anything else as a hobby, thats life ...

In our society (not talking about third world) you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2013, 04:59 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,703
Posted By Krono
Humm, Geneva isn't exactly Switzerland when we...

Humm, Geneva isn't exactly Switzerland when we talk about traffic, hehe !
Lot of frenchies here :D, and we're all contaminated by their driving behaviour.

High beam headlight always on during...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,703
Posted By Krono
High beam headlight always on usually gives me...

High beam headlight always on usually gives me good results in traffic visibility.

But I must admit my exhaust is quite noticeable too :D

L
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2013, 03:18 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 16,234
Posted By Krono
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 16,234
Posted By Krono
A sumo like mine does all that extremely well,...

A sumo like mine does all that extremely well, too :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,186
Posted By Krono
Twice exacly here, because I have acceleration,...

Twice exacly here, because I have acceleration, breaking, engine breaking and more weight on the rear, on my particular motorcycle.

L
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 31,599
Views: 7,716,586
Posted By Krono
<iframe width="640" height="360"...

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/QDAR8bkEoME" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

Except the music, no major fails here :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 9,209
Posted By Krono
Keeping helmet on in theses circumstances would...

Keeping helmet on in theses circumstances would seem quite unmannered where i live, although such behaviours may sometimes be seen.

Everything goes, eh !

L
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,788
Posted By Krono
Kawasaki 750H2 1972

Kawasaki 750H2 1972
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2013, 10:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,193
Posted By Krono
Honda CRF250L -----> Zuki/Jimny 413 Both...

Honda CRF250L -----> Zuki/Jimny 413

Both small underpowered dual purpose street legal, no brainer w/FI, easy and must to tinker, rugged with straps to hold doors for instance, but excellent...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2,786
Views: 761,276
Posted By Krono
Don't !! Vrooom vroom !!!!!! :clap <iframe...

Don't !! Vrooom vroom !!!!!! :clap

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2,786
Views: 761,276
Posted By Krono
Let's try this little piece of art, and see if...

Let's try this little piece of art, and see if you can :D
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2,786
Views: 761,276
Posted By Krono
<iframe width="640" height="480"...

<iframe width="640" height="480" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/AW--RGEGkUg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,553
Posted By Krono
Difficult to say without knowing what kind of...

Difficult to say without knowing what kind of trip you're planning

For instance, after 250 miles with my sumo on French Alps twisty roads, I was pretty exhausted ...

L
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2013, 04:44 PM
Replies: 31,599
Views: 7,716,586
Posted By Krono
Watch what may succeed when one happend to use it...

Watch what may succeed when one happend to use it ... :evil

<IFRAME height=315 src="//www.youtube.com/embed/4qMvxMqk8Sc" frameBorder=0 width=560 allowfullscreen></IFRAME>

L
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,345
Posted By Krono
More and more old peoples on the roads. Two close...

More and more old peoples on the roads. Two close calls yesterday with some of them acting erratically in their own world : one hard braked for no apparent reason in a middle of a staight without...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2013, 04:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,053
Posted By Krono
Just to say it also have some downsides, beside...

Just to say it also have some downsides, beside the fun and "watch this" factor

... just in case one didnt know :wink:


ok ok ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2013, 09:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,346
Posted By Krono
Not really, but it is like yourself ... one can...

Not really, but it is like yourself ... one can probably still be ok with only one bath a year :puke1

Call it waste of time or wathever .. but I like my bike clean such as my body, my firearms,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,053
Posted By Krono
How to say that ... ? What do you think...

How to say that ... ?

What do you think about ppls doing donuts and drifting cars, for instance ?

Funny at first ... but not too much useful, inneficient in term of perf, costly in tires and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2013, 05:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,893
Posted By Krono
If a bike was stored outside or somewhere sun...

If a bike was stored outside or somewhere sun exposed, it will lead to an accelerated wearing of all plastics, composite and rubber parts.
They are many on a bike, and not cheap to buy ... if...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2013, 11:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,053
Posted By Krono
Yes ... but the "fun" here is I now tend to avoid...

Yes ... but the "fun" here is I now tend to avoid wheeling with a hi-perf, powered-up, geared-down bike that can do it easyly.
As she's tires-eater and high-maintenance bike, I dont wand to add more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,053
Posted By Krono
With a little throttle managment in the 3 first...

With a little throttle managment in the 3 first gears and (normally instinctive) forward leaning, I'm sure there's no problem to keep your front wheel on the ground :D:D:D

L
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