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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 09:41 AM
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Posted By farmerstu
so you think ride of the century is o.k also....

so you think ride of the century is o.k also. anyone can block a road for their own use anytime?
and it's hardly a controlled environment,
seldom is a deer or bear seen crossing a racetrack.
and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 09:14 AM
Replies: 35,009
Views: 8,730,341
Posted By farmerstu
that begs the question, who closed the hiway?...

that begs the question, who closed the hiway? it's U.S. 129 . it is also under the control of two states D.O.T.
so the road was closed by who?
the video in question shows me not someone who is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,643
Posted By farmerstu
I would not disagree that Japanese bikes are the...

I would not disagree that Japanese bikes are the most reliable overall. however everything mechanical is subject to failure. then the question for the long distance rider becomes "how soon can i get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,296
Posted By farmerstu
I know guys like you. self proclaimed experts who...

I know guys like you. self proclaimed experts who "fix it till it's broke"
your generalizations are B.S. as evidenced by the huge numbers of motorcycles that you use as examples that have huge miles...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2014, 05:44 PM
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Views: 8,730,341
Posted By farmerstu
just a couple of facts. area of Montana. 147164...

just a couple of facts. area of Montana. 147164 sq miles.
area of Florida 65757 miles.
you could drop the whole state of Florida into north east montana, with a lot of room to spare.
there are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 35,009
Views: 8,730,341
Posted By farmerstu
i'm not sure, but you sure come off as a...

i'm not sure, but you sure come off as a pretentious snob. i'm guessing you wouldn't drink a miller lite or drink a cup of Folgers either.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 35,009
Views: 8,730,341
Posted By farmerstu
I hope he was injured a little bit. STUPID SHOULD...

I hope he was injured a little bit. STUPID SHOULD HURT. a little pain may be a teacher for the asshat!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,007
Posted By farmerstu
Jim, once again you hit it right on. I don't...

Jim, once again you hit it right on. I don't think I've ever read one of your posts that i disagreed with. thanks for your contributions.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-25-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,913
Posted By farmerstu
once again you are wrong. you assume that the...

once again you are wrong. you assume that the only problems that may be encountered will be ones requiring a tighter turn. picture being in a right hand turn,knee down. now picture a 4x4 sticker...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6,385
Views: 349,495
Posted By farmerstu
if you're going to post a video about how you are...

if you're going to post a video about how you are doing things right, then perhaps you should do things right. you did not stop, the car to your left did stop and then you turned in front of that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2014, 05:11 PM
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Views: 8,730,341
Posted By farmerstu
true. Barnone, what breeds(s) of livestock to...

true.
Barnone, what breeds(s) of livestock to you do you have?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,429
Posted By farmerstu
yes, on rural interstate,but , in metro traffic...

yes, on rural interstate,but , in metro traffic were the farther left lanes are the fast lanes as opposed to passing lanes. then the best place to be is the far left lane and keeping up with whatever...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2014, 04:27 PM
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Views: 8,730,341
Posted By farmerstu
what breed of cattle do you run?

what breed of cattle do you run?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 35,009
Views: 8,730,341
Posted By farmerstu
i'll be sure to relay that to my friend, the...

i'll be sure to relay that to my friend, the diabetic, viet nam combat vet who has ridden motorcycles the last 45 years. his knees are too shot for a two wheeler so he switched to a goldwing trike,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 08:37 PM
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Posted By farmerstu
+1 i'm amazed at all the riders that believe they...

+1 i'm amazed at all the riders that believe they will blow fork seals if tied down tight. or that the bike needs to have suspension movement when tied down. suspension if for the rider not the bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,802
Posted By farmerstu
I'm certainly not an expert on art or music or...

I'm certainly not an expert on art or music or theater. in fact I'm probably the least knowledgeable guy on the planet when it comes to those things. but i know when a song or a picture or a movie...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 22,430
Posted By farmerstu
are you trying to stir the pot or be funny. if so...

are you trying to stir the pot or be funny. if so ha ha. if you are serious (and i think you are from reading your posts in other threads), then that makes you a colossal moron and an asshat jerk....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 6,385
Views: 349,495
Posted By farmerstu
boy you're just full of self rightous aren''t...

boy you're just full of self rightous aren''t you.
you are probably one of the " bicycles should not have to stop at a red light because we lose momentum and have to unclip" crowd. or we can see so...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 6,385
Views: 349,495
Posted By farmerstu
i think centerstand raises some good points. the...

i think centerstand raises some good points. the jist of which is : you have to deal with what is. not what should be or what you wish it would be.

i have been passed on my right, by bicycle with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,785
Posted By farmerstu
way to go joker. we are all very proud of you.

way to go joker. we are all very proud of you.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,590
Posted By farmerstu
i'd buy the one that doesn't show you over the...

i'd buy the one that doesn't show you over the centerline.you look like less of an asshole that way.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 35,009
Views: 8,730,341
Posted By farmerstu
if i was her i'd tell you to pull out your copy...

if i was her i'd tell you to pull out your copy of playboy and help yourself...... loser
she's cute and i like her attitude. so f.u.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,785
Posted By farmerstu
agreed. 225 needs to stfu before he yells at...

agreed. 225 needs to stfu before he yells at someone with a short fuse and a big fist.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 35,009
Views: 8,730,341
Posted By farmerstu
good response, i'm glad you posted the whole...

good response, i'm glad you posted the whole story.
thanks
stu
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6,385
Views: 349,495
Posted By farmerstu
i want to add one thing to this thread. ...

i want to add one thing to this thread.
motorcycle are not bicycles. a motorcycle is capable of running at speed with traffic.
I sympathize with bicycle riders, but don't consider myself "kin"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,290
Posted By farmerstu
it's no different with ADV bikes and SUVs . the...

it's no different with ADV bikes and SUVs . the manufacturers commercials paint a picture of rugged offroading,but in reality the vast majority never even go off pavement and lots never engage four...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6,385
Views: 349,495
Posted By farmerstu
is the yellow sign on the left at 8 seconds a...

is the yellow sign on the left at 8 seconds a type of crosswalk sign?
as for me,no sympathy,rider got what he deserved. had he hit that ped she could have been severely injured.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 10,686
Posted By farmerstu
+1 it also irritates me when a supposed...

+1
it also irritates me when a supposed "expert" exaggerates or misrepresents .they immediately lose all credibility .
i don't have to google any studies. i'm a fan of drag racing and that is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,702
Posted By farmerstu
WRONG. if you have nothing it is even more...

WRONG. if you have nothing it is even more important to have insurance. unless you are a complete and total POS and care only for yourself.
and you'r'e not that, are you?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 10,686
Posted By farmerstu
I do not claim to be an expert on Motorcycle ABS....

I do not claim to be an expert on Motorcycle ABS. i am however an expert on Most u.s. branded auto ABS.
1. you are wrong
2. if you still insist you are wrong see 1.
3. you can not out brake a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 35,009
Views: 8,730,341
Posted By farmerstu
curious, so i went to his website. looks good to...

curious, so i went to his website. looks good to me. linked to his facebook page and read up on him. very interesting guy. he has "cashed in his chips"
and is going to live on the road on his...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,093
Posted By farmerstu
it doesn't take a half second. and even if you...

it doesn't take a half second. and even if you are covering the brake lever your time to start squeezing the lever is still delayed. i'm guessing the difference is a less than a tenth of a second . ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,093
Posted By farmerstu
same here. but i wonder if in a panic...

same here.
but i wonder if in a panic situation any time is gained by covering the brake. i'm not sure, but personally i think by the time my brain has processed the need to brake NOW, my hand is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,702
Posted By farmerstu
on your bicyle you are probably covered for...

on your bicyle you are probably covered for liability with homeowners or renters ins. if not you should have some policy that covers you for liability. it may even be possible you auto ins. has some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,702
Posted By farmerstu
what he said was true. show me the part that is...

what he said was true. show me the part that is racist.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,702
Posted By farmerstu
i don't know what the requirements are, but i do...

i don't know what the requirements are, but i do know this. unless you are a multimillionaire. driving any vehicle on the road without liability ins. makes you a huge asshole. it means you are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,204
Posted By farmerstu
because you don't want a nationwide dealership...

because you don't want a nationwide dealership network?
because you don't want readily available parts for all models, even older ones, at reasonable prices?
because you don't want well trained...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 35,009
Views: 8,730,341
Posted By farmerstu
I'm going to go out on a limb here and make some...

I'm going to go out on a limb here and make some assumptions.
first , i assume his hands are up in frustration for being behind the slower cruiser.
second assumption. the cruiser, while slow is not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,405
Posted By farmerstu
how to you see the directly below your' mirrors?

how to you see the directly below your' mirrors?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,086
Posted By farmerstu
50 short 1st no offense taken whatsoever....

50 short
1st no offense taken whatsoever. always fun to have a civil discussion esp. with a fellow Minnesotan and wrench bender.

my point that time is the only commidity needs to be looked at in...
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