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Forum: Battle scooters 07-20-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,813
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I had a Versys and have been kicking myself for...

I had a Versys and have been kicking myself for selling it. That is a great price.
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 257,278
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I run 50 PSI in my rear shock all the time. I...

I run 50 PSI in my rear shock all the time. I weigh 175.
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 257,278
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Who are you?

Who are you?
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 257,278
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Yes sir! I love the black and matte orange.

Yes sir! I love the black and matte orange.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,855
Posted By Dranrab Luap
What does this post have to do with robbery?

What does this post have to do with robbery?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 263,613
Posted By Dranrab Luap
It is interesting that you mentioned that. US...

It is interesting that you mentioned that. US highway 49 in Gulfport MS is a 3 lane divided highway with intermittent traffic lights. A study was done that showed traffic normally flowed at 10 over...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 263,613
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Safety is most important. I have seen more...

Safety is most important. I have seen more unsafe conditions arise from someone going slower than the flow of traffic in the left lane than I have seen arise from traffic flowing 5-10 over the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 263,613
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I will speed up within reason. Two...

I will speed up within reason. Two considerations. Do I feel safe speeding up? Do I feel confident I won't get a ticket? Nobody will pressure me to haul ass, but I don't mind running 5-6 over. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 263,613
Posted By Dranrab Luap
If they are holding up a line of traffic, they...

If they are holding up a line of traffic, they aren't obeying the law. They may be obeying the speed limit laws, but ignoring others. Just like the left lane. If you are going the speed limit in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 263,613
Posted By Dranrab Luap
It's not that difficult. If vehicles are...

It's not that difficult. If vehicles are stacking up behind you, facilitate their movement around you. It's certainly the courteous thing to do and I'd suspect in the grand scheme, it's safer. The...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 263,613
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I wouldn't continue holding up large group of...

I wouldn't continue holding up large group of people. I'd either ease over or speed up to the normal flow of traffic.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 263,613
Posted By Dranrab Luap
The bicyclist should wait in the line of traffic...

The bicyclist should wait in the line of traffic IF the traffic will experience difficulty legally passing the rider once traffic gets going again. Otherwise it doesn't matter.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 263,613
Posted By Dranrab Luap
If cars are stacking up behind me whether I am on...

If cars are stacking up behind me whether I am on bicycle, motorcycle or car, I have no problem pulling over and letting traffic vent. It seems like a courteous thing to do.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 263,613
Posted By Dranrab Luap
And fuck slow driving little old ladies too!

And fuck slow driving little old ladies too!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,889
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Are we talking about motorcyclist camaraderie...

Are we talking about motorcyclist camaraderie here?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 263,613
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Here's an excerpt from TX bicycling law: For...

Here's an excerpt from TX bicycling law:

For instance, section 551.103 requires that a person operating a bicycle on a roadway, who is moving slower than other traffic, shall ride as near as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 263,613
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I just went back and did a little more reading. ...

I just went back and did a little more reading. Texas has in some circumstances been quite unfriendly to bicyclists relative to the impeding laws. This case law is most often cited and has served...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 263,613
Posted By Dranrab Luap
You've done exactly as I expected you to do. You...

You've done exactly as I expected you to do. You have identified that there is gray area in the law. There is gray area relative to normal and reasonable and relative to safe. That is precisely...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 263,613
Posted By Dranrab Luap
What are your states laws on riding bicycles two...

What are your states laws on riding bicycles two abreast?

Riding a bicycle on the street in a normal manner is not an impediment to traffic. That has been ruled time and time again in courts all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 263,613
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I have never been in a situation where a single...

I have never been in a situation where a single bicyclist was more than a momentary impediment to my travels. You need to consider that you may just be a bad driver.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 263,613
Posted By Dranrab Luap
You don't understand your traffic laws and you...

You don't understand your traffic laws and you don't fully appreciate sharing. When there are thousands of cars causing a bicycle commuter to have do the stop and go with them, they should use a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4,881
Views: 263,613
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I just turn my head to get the best possible...

I just turn my head to get the best possible picture. I do the same thing on the motorbike.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-05-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,549
Posted By Dranrab Luap
http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/4497509075.h...

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/4497509075.html

And that price is certainly negotiable.

Use this craigslist search tool.

www.searchtempest.com
Forum: Battle scooters 06-04-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,549
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Welcome to the forum. I am glad you found us. ...

Welcome to the forum. I am glad you found us. There is a wealth of information here. I have owned a Reflex 250, a Burgman 400 and a Burgman 650.

The Reflex ran out of steam on divided 4 lanes...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-01-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,241
Posted By Dranrab Luap
If you mentioned it, I overlooked it. When the...

If you mentioned it, I overlooked it. When the road got twisty, how far behind did the big bikes fall?

I got my start motorcycle touring on a Burgman 650. My friends razzed the hell out of me,...
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,801
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Get the Busa.

Get the Busa.
Forum: Road warriors 05-23-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 257,278
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Great looking machine SPOAT!

Great looking machine SPOAT!
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 257,278
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Most people report that they are most comfortable...

Most people report that they are most comfortable with the lowers barely open, and that is in fact where I am most comfortable. About an inch to an inch and a half is perfect. Have your dealer lube...
Forum: Road warriors 05-14-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 257,278
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I get that too.

I get that too.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-14-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,927
Posted By Dranrab Luap
:rofl:lol3:rofl

:rofl:lol3:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Soy? I am offended.

Soy? I am offended.
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 174,674
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I have been away from the GSX world for some time...

I have been away from the GSX world for some time now, but I hadn't heard of that when I frequented the GSX650F forum.
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,023
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I had an SV1000S too. I wanted to love that...

I had an SV1000S too. I wanted to love that bike, but never got comfortable on it. I loved the engine and the exhaust note. I wish Suzuki would take that bike and make a touring bike out of it. A...
Forum: Road warriors 05-05-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,529
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Take a look at the thread title folks. Keep your...

Take a look at the thread title folks. Keep your posts focused. Thanks.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-04-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,006
Posted By Dranrab Luap
This is Battle Scooters, not the basement. Ease...

This is Battle Scooters, not the basement. Ease up on the inflammatory remarks please. Thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 692
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Major Victory Recall (2014 and 2015 Models)

Not much info at this point as the news broke earlier today. This sounds like it could be a big deal affecting all their bikes manufactured for most of this calendar year.
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 956
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I started up Ophir in a Mini Cooper a few years...

I started up Ophir in a Mini Cooper a few years ago. I chickened out.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 11,382
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I want one of those, but with a drumstick from...

I want one of those, but with a drumstick from KFC.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 11,382
Posted By Dranrab Luap
Incorrect. They can be safely used by those who...

Incorrect. They can be safely used by those who manage the risks properly.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 11,382
Posted By Dranrab Luap
I am aware of the government policy. There are...

I am aware of the government policy. There are times I pull over to use the phone. My G/V is my office.
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