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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 9,022
Views: 1,797,726
Posted By Meromorph
:rofl:deal:wink:

:rofl:deal:wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 9,022
Views: 1,797,726
Posted By Meromorph
Because 'ation' is the appropriate suffix for a...

Because 'ation' is the appropriate suffix for a word ending in 'nt"( and some other endings, e.g. 're')!
Like 'Fermentation'...:rolleyes
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,903
Posted By Meromorph
Exactly what happened to me in the late 60's,...

Exactly what happened to me in the late 60's, there I was hanging way off and scraping my knees on the roadside verges (in England), when a little old man on a BMW motored quietly round my outside,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9,022
Views: 1,797,726
Posted By Meromorph
You just made my IRONY Meter explode...

You just made my IRONY Meter explode...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 6,296
Posted By Meromorph
Pissed THAT'S RIGHT, BLAME THE VICTIM! :boid :topes

THAT'S RIGHT, BLAME THE VICTIM! :boid :topes
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,189
Posted By Meromorph
http://www.motostorm.it/en/details.asp?articolo=12...

http://www.motostorm.it/en/details.asp?articolo=1209&ref=Google&currency=USD&gclid=CLfsnbiFuL4CFW4R7AodUgIAIQ
They ship to the US...

Note that the child is not fastened to the seat or the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 27,173
Posted By Meromorph
It may or may not be a common thing, but so is...

It may or may not be a common thing, but so is single vehicle crashes of motorcycles at corners...:eek1
Looking ahead should have the knowledge of obstacles, obstructions, and threats in your head...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,604
Posted By Meromorph
I'm gonna hurl myself into the misty...

I'm gonna hurl myself into the misty distance...:wave
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9,022
Views: 1,797,726
Posted By Meromorph
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 15,280
Posted By Meromorph
Zenni Optical... :wave

Zenni Optical... :wave
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,939
Posted By Meromorph
Dumb way to die ... :eek1

Dumb way to die ... :eek1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,200
Posted By Meromorph
That was a joy to watch. Thank you. :clap All...

That was a joy to watch. Thank you. :clap
All the other videos of you I've seen were from a chase bike, and contained a lot of footage of you clearing off into the distance... :D
Would you like to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 31,634
Views: 7,736,865
Posted By Meromorph
Footwear? Yuppie wannabe footwear?

Footwear?
Yuppie wannabe footwear?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,122
Posted By Meromorph
Check: 1. swing arm bearings 2....

Check:

1. swing arm bearings

2. headstock bearings

3. tire pressure (front and rear)

4. front wheel kinked.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-06-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,764
Posted By Meromorph
There are a lot of Francophones in New York...

There are a lot of Francophones in New York State. Have been for over a hundred years...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 31,634
Views: 7,736,865
Posted By Meromorph
And look, he's even carrying 'Red Flares" to set...

And look, he's even carrying 'Red Flares" to set out if he breaks down at the side of the road...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 31,634
Views: 7,736,865
Posted By Meromorph
If you follow the supplied links, the second one...

If you follow the supplied links, the second one explains...
The second truck had started to overtake the first truck after the crash, and then decided not to and started reversing back into his own...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,844
Posted By Meromorph
Until you stab at the horn button to warn a...

Until you stab at the horn button to warn a driver pulling out in front of you, and accidentally drop down a gear and accelerate into him :huh:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2010, 06:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 12,923
Posted By Meromorph
Tennessee law is specific and explicit. Rider...

Tennessee law is specific and explicit. Rider must be astride, sitting on the seat with feet on foot pegs/floorboards.
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,234
Posted By Meromorph
newenough.com Last seasons models at very good...

newenough.com
Last seasons models at very good prices. Excellent service.

Joe Rocket mesh jacket...
Kilim or First Gear mesh pants...
Scorpion EXO 700 helmet for round/oval head.
Scorpion EXO...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,298
Posted By Meromorph
The Wolo Bad Boy is identical to the Stebel...

The Wolo Bad Boy is identical to the Stebel Nautilus. I have one, it's lasted for three years and still going strong.
It's so loud my neighbors complained when I tested it inside my closed garage. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2010, 09:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,329
Posted By Meromorph
A fast in and out of the clutch lever just to the...

A fast in and out of the clutch lever just to the point where the shift occurs 'all on its own'. you preload the shift lever, and it's as if the clutch lever does the shift...

HTH
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,329
Posted By Meromorph
Your R1150GS, like any Boxer, does not have a...

Your R1150GS, like any Boxer, does not have a primary drive. So your clutch and gearbox input shaft are both running at crankshaft speed, unlike your sportsbike...
This requires different shifting...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 980
Posted By Meromorph
Alaska Leather sheepskin buttpad.

Alaska Leather sheepskin buttpad.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,574
Posted By Meromorph
go to somewhere like Tractor Supply, or Farm and...

go to somewhere like Tractor Supply, or Farm and Fleet, or any Tack Shop or even Amazon, and buy some 3M VetWrap (usually used for bandaging horses legs).
Buy the 4" wide roll (I use black, but it...
Forum: Face plant 06-01-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 79,862
Posted By Meromorph
Yeah, but on the road, they won't stay warm in...

Yeah, but on the road, they won't stay warm in the places they aren't used.. Just a thought as to what may be the explanation, because I know it's scary not to have a decent theory for 'what...
Forum: Face plant 06-01-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 79,862
Posted By Meromorph
Heal fast, pretty lady! Never met you, but I'm...

Heal fast, pretty lady! Never met you, but I'm glad you're basically OK.
It appears you had multiple head impacts, so you should be glad you chose a Snell rated helmet...
What were the tires on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,586
Posted By Meromorph
I financed this used bike because I was commuting...

I financed this used bike because I was commuting 40 miles each way in my truck @ 17 mpg, and by commuting on the bike I would save twice the amount of the payments over the life of the loan. I...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,981
Posted By Meromorph
Dainese Moto X (aka MX) Cycle Gear stores have...

Dainese Moto X (aka MX) Cycle Gear stores have them for $59 since they've been replaced by the X-ile model (just as good but $99)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2010, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 783
Posted By Meromorph
There are many more facilities for advanced...

There are many more facilities for advanced riding courses in the UK than I can list.
IAM and ROSPA are both good. There is sufficient choice that you can find an excellent one in your area.
Go to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 981
Posted By Meromorph
In all fairness, the first time I rode a bike...

In all fairness, the first time I rode a bike with disk brakes (Nighthawk 650) was also the only time I have ever crashed. I had cause to do an 'emergency stop' (poor obs), and was absolutely amazed...
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,248
Posted By Meromorph
I guess it would help you find your engine......

I guess it would help you find your engine... :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,279
Posted By Meromorph
Almost all rigs are unassociated with a...

Almost all rigs are unassociated with a particular trailer, a driver might not ever see a particular trailer he's hauling today ever again. So your suggestion is simply impossible.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,469
Posted By Meromorph
On tubeless tires, use Ride-on rather than Slime...

On tubeless tires, use Ride-on rather than Slime - non-toxic, non-corrosive, cleans up with water if necessary and balances the tire as a plus!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2010, 06:53 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,607
Posted By Meromorph
Excellent post, excellent attitude, excellent...

Excellent post, excellent attitude, excellent first day, excellent first bike... :D

You're definitely starting out right. One way to say it is: You are going to mess up occasionally. Try to make...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9,022
Views: 1,797,726
Posted By Meromorph
Dayum! Now I wish I had a Vincent... :evil

Dayum! Now I wish I had a Vincent... :evil
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,607
Posted By Meromorph
Both of those are ridiculously priced... ...

Both of those are ridiculously priced...


http://www.amazon.com/Slime-40001-Power-Sport-Inflator/dp/B000ET9SB4/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&s=automotive&qid=1266363142&sr=8-3

This works reliably and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,489
Posted By Meromorph
Not true. Statistics are statistics, not a...

Not true. Statistics are statistics, not a element of risk for individual cases.
My risks are my risks.
Other peoples risks are not mine.

The statistical chance of a certain number of riders...
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,224
Posted By Meromorph
I like fat, slightly squishy grips. I had some...

I like fat, slightly squishy grips.
I had some perfect ones in the 80's, but they don't make them anymore.

Now I put 4" VETWRAP tape on the stock grips.
stretchy, waterproof, sticks only to...
Forum: Equipment 11-12-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,072
Posted By Meromorph
I have a 30" inseam and was going to get my 35"...

I have a 30" inseam and was going to get my 35" Ranger pants altered, but I found the 35" was perfect when on the bike, and I keep the bottoms tightly cinched, so when I'm off the bike, they're no...
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