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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2013, 05:18 AM
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Views: 84,425
Posted By shaddix
But what's the answer to my question? Pushing...

But what's the answer to my question? Pushing your knees into the tank is a common statement from people that do not understand countersteering. Granted he said smashing or hitting when he was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2013, 05:00 AM
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Views: 84,425
Posted By shaddix
So, I have a nephew who says he turns his bike by...

So, I have a nephew who says he turns his bike by hitting his knees into the tank. He is countersteering somehow of course, but doesn't know it. Do you think with enough seat time of smashing knees...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 4,926
Views: 266,284
Posted By shaddix
I'm basically just trollin here. I can't remember...

I'm basically just trollin here. I can't remember the last time I had to slow for a bicycle
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 01:42 PM
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Views: 266,284
Posted By shaddix
Well I exercise in such a way it doesn't legally...

Well I exercise in such a way it doesn't legally contribute to additional risk on a motorway...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,324
Posted By shaddix
You do have finer control when using a smaller %...

You do have finer control when using a smaller % of your maximum strength for braking. I use 2 though for some reason I guess because it let's me cover the brake without releasing the throttle?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 01:23 PM
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Views: 266,284
Posted By shaddix
Because the value gained from having...

Because the value gained from having transportation at all is greater than the added risk to other road users. If you need to travel so you can make a living then fine. Recreation, do it elsewhere so...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 01:09 PM
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Views: 266,284
Posted By shaddix
I'm not talking about the bicycle riders risk but...

I'm not talking about the bicycle riders risk but the risk posed to other motorists who have to slow to 15 in a 45 on the other side of a blind hill. No, it isn't the bicyclists fault that a fool...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 12:37 PM
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Views: 266,284
Posted By shaddix
If you can't afford a car then the benefit...

If you can't afford a car then the benefit outweighs the risk, similar to a tractor or a mail truck.

If you live within 2 or 3 miles of everything you need then you probably don't live on a 45mph+...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 12:04 PM
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Views: 266,284
Posted By shaddix
You would use a car or your motorbike because you...

You would use a car or your motorbike because you aren't destitute.

It's great that if everyone operated their vehicles in the confines of the law there would be no accidents. But they don't. You...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 11:08 AM
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Views: 266,284
Posted By shaddix
Pretty sure almost all states in the US have...

Pretty sure almost all states in the US have something like the following:





Bicycles should be excluded in my opinion.

And I'm not saying it's the bicycles fault the danger is created. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 10:45 AM
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Views: 266,284
Posted By shaddix
No I can't. I will get a ticket for obstructing...

No I can't. I will get a ticket for obstructing traffic.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 10:41 AM
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Views: 266,284
Posted By shaddix
Even if I am going to work in a car I can't drive...

Even if I am going to work in a car I can't drive 15 in a 45. But it is okay to do it for recreation on a bicycle? I disagree with that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 08:26 AM
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Views: 266,284
Posted By shaddix
I conceded my argument and agree the bicycle is...

I conceded my argument and agree the bicycle is not making the road dangerous. It is the failure of driver education regarding the legal right of way of bicycles. Motorized vehicles including cars...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,880
Posted By shaddix
Apparently the smh10 allows the use of IEMs as an...

Apparently the smh10 allows the use of IEMs as an output. While I would prefer the smh10r it apparently doesn't have the output jack for IEMs.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 07:50 AM
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Views: 266,284
Posted By shaddix
None of those are doing it for recreation or...

None of those are doing it for recreation or exercise are they? The risk is worth the value provided in those instances. What scooters can't go 35mph?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,880
Posted By shaddix
I don't find music distracting on long slab...

I don't find music distracting on long slab trips. Interstate is pretty damned safe... city is a different matter.

So you guys are saying these aftermarket headsets are loud enough to hear through...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 07:09 AM
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Views: 266,284
Posted By shaddix
Hey! I said point taken. The law is what should...

Hey! I said point taken. The law is what should be expected behavior on the road. I am just of the opinion that any road with a speed limit over 35 should have a non motorized vehicles prohibited...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 06:56 AM
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Views: 378,597
Posted By shaddix
I don't know if this is good advice or not. ...

I don't know if this is good advice or not.

I read on some fjr forum to cover the clutch and take up the slack with your fingers when leaned over in a corner when you're about to crack on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,880
Posted By shaddix
Take a look here: ...

Take a look here:

http://www.head-fi.org/t/478568/multi-iem-review-283-iems-compared-dunu-dn-22m-detonator-and-dn-23-landmine-added-06-03-13-p-701
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2013, 07:48 PM
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Views: 155,318
Posted By shaddix
The reason I ask is because... if they are riding...

The reason I ask is because... if they are riding at 16mph around the corner, then I am pointless to be practicing at 7. I should speed up and practice doing full lock at 10mph without being close to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2013, 06:02 PM
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Views: 266,284
Posted By shaddix
Point taken

Point taken
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2013, 05:15 PM
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Views: 266,284
Posted By shaddix
I'm not saying I wouldn't wait patiently. I am...

I'm not saying I wouldn't wait patiently. I am pointing out that your entertainment/exercise endangers the lives of road users and to me that is asinine.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2013, 04:41 PM
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Views: 266,284
Posted By shaddix
I don't want to be the one stuck between the bike...

I don't want to be the one stuck between the bike and the speeding f250 coming around the blind corner about to ram into my ass. Bicycles should stay off such roads
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2013, 04:26 PM
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Posted By shaddix
It is dangerous because slowing to 15mph in a 45...

It is dangerous because slowing to 15mph in a 45 is dangerous, especially for example over the crest of a blind hill or around a corner. Some stupid cager is going 60+ and you are there patiently...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2013, 04:00 PM
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Views: 155,318
Posted By shaddix
What is the mph on those bikes doing 360s at full...

What is the mph on those bikes doing 360s at full lock? I have been trying to learn rear brake use at 7mph and I fear I will stall the motor...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2013, 03:58 PM
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Views: 266,284
Posted By shaddix
How is that relevant to the fact that it is a...

How is that relevant to the fact that it is a dangerous situation for the motorists around you? I never said a slow RV or a bus was not dangerous...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,880
Posted By shaddix
The marshmallows actually have pretty good sound...

The marshmallows actually have pretty good sound quality for the cost. They are probably closer to the average 40-50 dollar pair in performance...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4,926
Views: 266,284
Posted By shaddix
It is dangerous for a car to have to slow to...

It is dangerous for a car to have to slow to 15mph in a 45+ because of a bike. There's no getting around that, so stop pretending you aren't increasing the risk of the motorists around you
Forum: Face plant 06-04-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,745
Posted By shaddix
Thank you for this, I have been rolling...

Thank you for this,

I have been rolling along sometimes but I will definitely start putting my foot down always
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,880
Posted By shaddix
Eatpasta, there is a difference between earbuds...

Eatpasta, there is a difference between earbuds and in-ear monitors. The types of things that come with iPods are definitely unsafe to use even in public. There is too much outside noise that isn't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 84,425
Posted By shaddix
Obviously they are turning the bars, as a side...

Obviously they are turning the bars, as a side effect of their leaning. Maybe leaning 5 degrees doesn't do anything for the bike. Maybe leaning past 5 degrees they start to countersteer, but whatever...
Forum: Face plant 06-04-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,049
Posted By shaddix
I'm just saying if you're following at 2 seconds...

I'm just saying if you're following at 2 seconds at 60mph and the cage has a head on with an SUV, swerving is your only recourse. If you follow at 3 seconds then you have quick stop available as well...
Forum: Face plant 06-03-2013, 06:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,049
Posted By shaddix
My math shows following distance needs to...

My math shows following distance needs to increase past 2 seconds at anything past 50mph and past 3 seconds over 70mph. This is assuming the car in front of you can turn into a brick wall at any...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 155,318
Posted By shaddix
Are his 360s full lock in this video?

Are his 360s full lock in this video?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,880
Posted By shaddix
Hmmmm. My Sennheisers have lasted several years...

Hmmmm. My Sennheisers have lasted several years and you can put all kinds of different tips on them, including molded ones if I wished.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 155,318
Posted By shaddix
I bought haknslash's ninja 1000!! I have the...

I bought haknslash's ninja 1000!!

I have the ninjette too but I am currently in process of rebuilding the carbs so it isn't going anywhere for a while...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,880
Posted By shaddix
Earbuds in my experience aren't that great...

Earbuds in my experience aren't that great compared to in-ear type that isolate the outside noise. There are probably some good ones but they would be of no use to me as since they do not isolate, I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 155,318
Posted By shaddix
I have so much trouble with a right hand full...

I have so much trouble with a right hand full lock turn. I almost always start to drop it and either put a foot down or lurch with the throttle. Left side is okay, no issues. But the right is just a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,880
Posted By shaddix
I always thought it was a stupid statement when...

I always thought it was a stupid statement when someone would say it is dangerous to drive with headphones or earphones. I use my sennheiser IE8 IEMs(in ear monitors) all the time while driving. My...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 84,425
Posted By shaddix
I know it's been brought up before but you do...

I know it's been brought up before but you do realize there are a lot of riders out there that ride and do not realize that turning the bars makes the motorcycle lean? So if they go into a corner and...
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