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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By Navy Chief
Icon Variant: ...

Icon Variant:
http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/icon-variant-helmet
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 01:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 867
Posted By Navy Chief
I am pretty sure they are referring to this: ...

I am pretty sure they are referring to this:
http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/olympia-motoquest-jacket

Not a new company by any means, just a new product from an old one, and on my short list...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 01:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,717
Posted By Navy Chief
Being 6'4" and about 240 lbs keeps some of the...

Being 6'4" and about 240 lbs keeps some of the vocal attitude to a minimum too... :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2,872
Views: 388,768
Posted By Navy Chief
Good advise, just do what you have to and...

Good advise, just do what you have to and disengage yourself from the situation. Take another route, or take a break, just end the confrontation as soon as possible.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By Navy Chief
Good on you for working to rid yourself of debt,...

Good on you for working to rid yourself of debt, it is worth the time and effort.

Fix the little stuff on the bike and list it for sale for what you want to get out of it, if nobody offers you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 08:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,717
Posted By Navy Chief
The vocal get a real bike, not too often, the...

The vocal get a real bike, not too often, the straight pipe throttle blipping asshats, every weekend... They seem to take particular pleasure in finding people trying to have conversation at a cafe...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 03:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,717
Posted By Navy Chief
Would be great if the HD straight pipe riding...

Would be great if the HD straight pipe riding throttle blipping mouth breathers that insist on telling me to get a real bike could follow this advise...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 32,929
Views: 8,022,054
Posted By Navy Chief
No but I bet it is an absolute blast in a...

No but I bet it is an absolute blast in a straight line, looks purpose built for that to me.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,717
Posted By Navy Chief
Unless it is this prius... ...

Unless it is this prius...
http://blog.caranddriver.com/shopping-for-a-unique-daily-driver-the-harley-engined-toyota-prius-is-for-sale/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 1,848,158
Posted By Navy Chief
You have to take the MSFPRC Motorcycle ...

You have to take the MSFPRC

Motorcycle
Safety
Foundation
Pirate
Riders
Course
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 30,718
Posted By Navy Chief
My dual pack did not come with a wall charger...

My dual pack did not come with a wall charger either, I have been using left over chargers from other equipment or charging from the USB port on my computer.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 1,848,158
Posted By Navy Chief
I am still picturing the rider trying to climb on...

I am still picturing the rider trying to climb on top of the bike while it is sliding down the road... :rofl
Forum: Face plant 09-12-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,985
Posted By Navy Chief
All of the recent job related CPR training I have...

All of the recent job related CPR training I have attended for the last several years has been teaching compression only, I don't remember exactly when it transitioned from rescue breathing and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,804
Posted By Navy Chief
They would probably have failed to notice a...

They would probably have failed to notice a Canary Yellow semi also...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 9,269
Views: 1,848,158
Posted By Navy Chief
:huh I would like to see how that works out...

:huh
I would like to see how that works out...
Forum: Americas 09-12-2014, 04:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 510
Posted By Navy Chief
Well it will be doable, tiring though; you are...

Well it will be doable, tiring though; you are going to have to do 3 1000 mile days in a row to make it. Is there any wiggle room to leave one day earlier and make the trip just a little bit easier?...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,394
Posted By Navy Chief
Good question, I am not really sure, time for...

Good question, I am not really sure, time for some introspection...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,313
Posted By Navy Chief
You should contact the city and let them know...

You should contact the city and let them know that they need to be purchasing you a new wheel. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 32,929
Views: 8,022,054
Posted By Navy Chief
He is enjoying the ride at 8.28734 mph so why...

He is enjoying the ride at 8.28734 mph so why can't everybody else.... :norton
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,359
Posted By Navy Chief
So you intentionally failed by slamming on the...

So you intentionally failed by slamming on the brakes on the ABS run, and compared it to a careful application of the brakes and concluded that ABS sucks and you are better than the computer???? :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,359
Posted By Navy Chief
Somebody was doing it wrong then, as has been...

Somebody was doing it wrong then, as has been stated if you are that good the braking distance on both runs would be the same, if you are braking right at the threshold then ABS is doing nothing. If...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,359
Posted By Navy Chief
But he is the god of braking, he can do...

But he is the god of braking, he can do anything... :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,140
Posted By Navy Chief
I kind of miss that thread....:wink:

I kind of miss that thread....:wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2,872
Views: 388,768
Posted By Navy Chief
Yep, I have taken a few days off commuting on the...

Yep, I have taken a few days off commuting on the bike recently due to being tired and not quite being all there when it is time to leave the house.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,359
Posted By Navy Chief
Absolutely does not mean that something can not...

Absolutely does not mean that something can not happen at any time, but I think that situational awareness and actively controlling ones place in traffic plays a big role in the number of incidents...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,394
Posted By Navy Chief
What bothers me is his insistence that at 26,000...

What bothers me is his insistence that at 26,000 miles they are trashed and will inevitably be burning more oil than a 2 stroke.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,599
Posted By Navy Chief
Pretty much... :1drink

Pretty much... :1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,394
Posted By Navy Chief
So the guys out there that have 80,000 miles on...

So the guys out there that have 80,000 miles on them with no to very minimal oil burning are imagining it? I think your experience was the exception, definitely not the rule.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,992
Posted By Navy Chief
It does not take very long at all, but look at it...

It does not take very long at all, but look at it this way.

If it takes you 1/2 of a second to get your fingers from the grip to the brake lever at 45 mph, you covered 33 feet of road towards the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,359
Posted By Navy Chief
I am hoping so.. I can count the true close...

I am hoping so..

I can count the true close calls I have had in the last four years on one finger, and looking back on it, it was my fault. :deal
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,851
Posted By Navy Chief
I have been trying this for a few weeks using a...

I have been trying this for a few weeks using a Galaxy S5 in a Ram X-Grip mount. My conclusion is that I think I am going back to a dedicated GPS, the phone as a GPS does a lot of what I need, but it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,359
Posted By Navy Chief
No you are not lucky, you are doing something...

No you are not lucky, you are doing something right to keep yourself out of situations where you need to perform emergency maneuvers. I have wondered the same thing about riders who are constantly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,359
Posted By Navy Chief
I agree completely, bit I think it is interesting...

I agree completely, bit I think it is interesting that there are riders who think they can out think/perform the computer that is actually measuring available traction via detecting wheel speeds.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,359
Posted By Navy Chief
I always find these studies interesting, and...

I always find these studies interesting, and wonder how they are controlling the variables. Assuming that they are using the same bike for both tests, and simply disabling the ABS computer for the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,992
Posted By Navy Chief
MSF only teaches not to cover the brakes at the...

MSF only teaches not to cover the brakes at the Basic Rider Courses, and for an absolute beginner it is a vaild technique. They have not developed the instincts to not panic and grab a whole bunch of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,992
Posted By Navy Chief
+1, this is not at all uncomfortable once you get...

+1, this is not at all uncomfortable once you get in the habit of doing it.
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 863
Posted By Navy Chief
When I replace my Spot it will be with the...

When I replace my Spot it will be with the inReach SE, there are too many advantages not to move to it..
Forum: Equipment 09-10-2014, 04:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,075
Posted By Navy Chief
Properly secured I don't think it is a big risk,...

Properly secured I don't think it is a big risk, or a big deal. High pressure gas tanks are transported all over the world every day in extremely questionable manners, when was the last time you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 2,872
Views: 388,768
Posted By Navy Chief
Don't forget you can line split and filter there,...

Don't forget you can line split and filter there, the traffic is not as bad as it seems on a bike.... :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,359
Posted By Navy Chief
You can minimize this effect by practicing them...

You can minimize this effect by practicing them until they become muscle memory.
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