ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Riding > The perfect line and other riding myths
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 10-28-2012, 02:39 AM   #17761
bluegreen
Adventurer
 
bluegreen's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2012
Location: Vancouver BC
Oddometer: 52
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mambo Dave View Post
Think of her arm length, and the limitations that entails, on the size of the bike she is on with the reach to the clip-ons she must make.

That may be about as much as she can do.


This guy is about 5'2". Her form sucks.
bluegreen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2012, 05:53 AM   #17762
Mambo Dave
Backyard Adventurer
 
Mambo Dave's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2011
Location: Pompano Beach, FL
Oddometer: 4,699
Quote:
Originally Posted by bluegreen View Post

This guy is about 5'2". Her form sucks.
That guy is also in a full racing tuck on a closed-course racing track and can't see over his fucking windshield for the oncoming traffic that he doesn't have to deal with. He has the safety to hang off the little bit he can while limiting his ability to pivot his head, let alone look around him much.

Great example. Maybe if you stopped doing track days and rode the roads for a bit, Speed Racer, you'd understand.

Maybe you just want to be right?

I've seen seat to clip-on stretches that screw up people's form when the rider doesn't really fit the bike (for example, if we were to take that same chick and put her on a Ducati 916, it would be even worse form).

Or am I to believe that for any given person's height there are no limitations to how much of a stretch the clip-on to saddle length can be before 'form' is affected?

Here's Perdrosi in a more common road riding stance:



Gee, his head and neck are nearly centered over the tank... Obviously his form sucks. He'll have to do better than that if he ever wants to ride on your streets, eh?
Mambo Dave is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2012, 06:09 AM   #17763
UnsureFooting
Beastly Adventurer
 
UnsureFooting's Avatar
 
Joined: May 2011
Location: DFW, Texas
Oddometer: 4,542
Quote:
Originally Posted by dbuzz View Post
Don't you go picking on me just coz I have a hardley and a duckati I have enough problems
I love ducs, and my first bike was a Harley. :)
UnsureFooting is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2012, 12:08 PM   #17764
Valker
Gnarly Adventurer
 
Valker's Avatar
 
Joined: Dec 2003
Location: Pampa, Texas
Oddometer: 285
Quote:
Originally Posted by UnsureFooting View Post
Maybe you don't make fun of all bikes as much as you think you do.

He needed one of these T-Shirts I had made a few years ago:

__________________
"Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending." -Carl Bard
Valker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2012, 12:44 PM   #17765
ShardPhoenix
Наглый ублюдок
 
ShardPhoenix's Avatar
 
Joined: Sep 2011
Location: Grants Pass, Oregon
Oddometer: 789
__________________
I ride 652ccs of slug.
ShardPhoenix is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2012, 04:50 PM   #17766
Butters
. . . . . .
 
Butters's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: NoVA
Oddometer: 2,342
Quote:
Originally Posted by UnsureFooting View Post
I'm an asshole, I know that. I'm sorry if I actually offended anybody. :
Redemption is a beautiful thing.
__________________
Marc
07 XChallenge
Butters is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-28-2012, 10:57 PM   #17767
bluegreen
Adventurer
 
bluegreen's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2012
Location: Vancouver BC
Oddometer: 52
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mambo Dave View Post
That guy is also in a full racing tuck on a closed-course racing track and can't see over his fucking windshield for the oncoming traffic that he doesn't have to deal with. He has the safety to hang off the little bit he can while limiting his ability to pivot his head, let alone look around him much.

Great example. Maybe if you stopped doing track days and rode the roads for a bit, Speed Racer, you'd understand.

Maybe you just want to be right?

I've seen seat to clip-on stretches that screw up people's form when the rider doesn't really fit the bike (for example, if we were to take that same chick and put her on a Ducati 916, it would be even worse form).

Or am I to believe that for any given person's height there are no limitations to how much of a stretch the clip-on to saddle length can be before 'form' is affected?

Here's Perdrosi in a more common road riding stance:



Gee, his head and neck are nearly centered over the tank... Obviously his form sucks. He'll have to do better than that if he ever wants to ride on your streets, eh?
Easy there tiger, it's just the interwebs.

But yeah, based on that snapshot of her, she is ******* up.

The bike is nearly upright and she has both cheeks off the seat, her head is right over the gas tank and she's well into that corner. She's crossed up. Simple. I don't know how you are getting proper form from this.

And I'm not sure what you're getting at with the head pivoting thing, even while hanging off you can still pivot your head. I don't really think safety is foremost in her mind, I think she wants to drag her knee but appears to be unwilling to lean the bike over that far.

And all that aside, what I was responding to was someone bringing up was perhaps her poor form was a result of her stature. Dani is a great example of that not being the case. He does require a step stool on the grid to get on to is bike.

I'm intesrested in how you divined so much about me based on two incomplete sentences
bluegreen is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2012, 04:27 AM   #17768
100mpg
This sentance intent
 
100mpg's Avatar
 
Joined: Jan 2006
Location: ionally finished in this space.
Oddometer: 16,615
Quote:
Originally Posted by ShardPhoenix View Post
__________________
"I'd rather wake up in the middle of nowhere than in any city on Earth" - Steve McQueen
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255). DSI #694
100mpg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2012, 06:11 AM   #17769
baloneyskin daddy
bikaholic
 
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: southcentral PA.
Oddometer: 1,959
She's simply doing what 90% of sportbike riders are doing,posing. Their ultimate goal is to say they drug a knee , so they hang off and stretch out their leg and look like an idiot while the tires are running on the center tread.Hell, theres pictures of people leaned over farther on cruisers on this thread.
baloneyskin daddy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2012, 06:33 AM   #17770
Beto
RustyGasket
 
Beto's Avatar
 
Joined: Jun 2007
Location: Mrs. Sauga & Dela-Where?
Oddometer: 1,838
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Phrog
"...if you can't dazzle them with brilliance, baffle them with bullshit."

Originally Posted by Ogre_fl
"If it's anyone's fault for a crash... it's always the Ass Fault."
Beto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2012, 06:55 AM   #17771
SteelB12
Beastly Adventurer
 
SteelB12's Avatar
 
Joined: Mar 2009
Location: Prince William County, VA
Oddometer: 2,211
Maybe she thinks she has a nice butt and is showing it off for the cameras??
__________________
2003 Suzuki Bandit 1200S
2009 KLR650
SteelB12 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2012, 07:49 AM   #17772
ianbh
Gnarly Adventurer
 
Joined: Mar 2006
Oddometer: 285
It's called the"vertical knee". I can't do it but that's what the fast guys call it. Ian, Iowa
ianbh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2012, 09:01 AM   #17773
baloneyskin daddy
bikaholic
 
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: southcentral PA.
Oddometer: 1,959
Never heard of the vertical knee, is it the same as a training wheel.
baloneyskin daddy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2012, 09:26 AM   #17774
kerhonky
Adventure Poser
 
Joined: Jan 2006
Location: Selkirk, NY
Oddometer: 1,130
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shoganai View Post
Flinching - to lose one's composure within a discussion by reduction to using 'childish' tactics, such as shouting "Shut Up," only assassinates your own Ethos.

You said "ass." Heh. Heh heh. Heh.

You said "ass" twice in a row. Heh. Heh heh. Heh.

Whut's a ethos, anyway?
__________________
You learn something new every day if you're not careful.

If you think I won't understand it just because you have to explain it to me, maybe it was bullshit to begin with.
kerhonky is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2012, 09:51 AM   #17775
PFFOG
Richard Alps-aholic
 
PFFOG's Avatar
 
Joined: Aug 2005
Location: Western NY, further from NYC than 6 entire states
Oddometer: 2,069
Quote:
Originally Posted by ianbh View Post
It's called the"vertical knee". I can't do it but that's what the fast guys call it. Ian, Iowa

I always called it chicken legs, I know a guy that can get his knee lower than the foot pegs so dragging it is easy.
PFFOG is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

.
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Times are GMT -7.   It's 06:38 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014