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Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,239
Posted By mamm
Man, if you see another "caldo de cana" vendor,...

Man, if you see another "caldo de cana" vendor, don't miss trying half a glass (or a full glass, or two, or three... lol) of it! That thing is delicious.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 7,519
Posted By mamm
While I agree that completing your braking before...

While I agree that completing your braking before leaning is the safest behavior for the street (and its unpredictable surfaces), I love the feeling of starting the leaning while still braking. All...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,239
Posted By mamm
Traded the Shineray for a Fazer??? :clap :clap...

Traded the Shineray for a Fazer??? :clap :clap :clap

You trip is safe now. You WON'T have mechanical troubles. I have friends with more than 100.000Km on Fazers with nothing but gas, oil and tires...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,239
Posted By mamm
Boa sorte na tua viagem! :thumb Are you...

Boa sorte na tua viagem! :thumb

Are you coming to the South? When you get "downwards" of São Paulo, it's like entering another country.



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BTW, I hope that the bike serves you...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By mamm
660cc Minarelli thumper, 48hp. ...

660cc Minarelli thumper, 48hp.

http://www.minarelli.com/image/logo.jpg

http://www.minarelli.com/

You can find the same engine in the Ténéré 660 and the XT 660.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,523
Posted By mamm
Brazil, and I'd bet 10 bucks that's São Paulo. ...

Brazil, and I'd bet 10 bucks that's São Paulo.

In São Paulo, motoboys and cars are in a constant state of war between them.
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,416
Posted By mamm
Yeap. The Hornet (both naked and faired...

Yeap.

The Hornet (both naked and faired versions, still available here in Brazil) and FZ6/FZ6S (naked/semi-faired versions) are/were great real-world 600cc sport bikes. Comfy ergos (when compared...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-29-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,244
Posted By mamm
"So I was like no way, and she was like yes way!"...

"So I was like no way, and she was like yes way!" -> normally, it's the other way around.
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 818
Posted By mamm
I had one for two years. It's a blast of a bike,...

I had one for two years. It's a blast of a bike, fun to the n-th degree. Corners like it's on rails, stops on a dime.

Can't you tell I miss mine? :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,308
Posted By mamm
That's the gayest thread EVAH!!! Not that's...

That's the gayest thread EVAH!!!

Not that's anything wrong with that.
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,036
Posted By mamm
I commute on this: ...

I commute on this:

http://i691.photobucket.com/albums/vv280/mamm777/gs/motoboy_zps811dddba.jpg



...but I bet this would be a riot:

http://www.peirspeed.com/images/madass125-011.jpg
Forum: Equipment 03-26-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,528
Posted By mamm
I commute year-round on a R1200GS, 10Km each way,...

I commute year-round on a R1200GS, 10Km each way, most of it on congested 2- and 4-lane avenues, over a bridge 1Km long, lane splitting all the way. Temperatures here (a subtropical island) stay...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,571
Posted By mamm
My humbly-proposed solution for dealing with...

My humbly-proposed solution for dealing with drunk/texting drivers: shoot on sight. Acting this way, maybe (just maybe) we'll have the problem solved in two or three generations.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,333
Posted By mamm
So ze germans will drop all this WC boxer...

So ze germans will drop all this WC boxer nonsense in 88 years???

I think I'll hold on to my 2012 until there! :evil :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,630
Posted By mamm
The worst: no A/C.

The worst: no A/C.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 9,012
Posted By mamm
Can I have option C: new & reliable, please?

Can I have option C: new & reliable, please?
Forum: Face plant 02-11-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,982
Posted By mamm
Luis, what you did was "do caralho". You did...

Luis, what you did was "do caralho". You did something lots of us want to do, but don't have the guts to.

But if you want to live until the "I need a third wheel on my bike to stop falling" age,...
Forum: Airheads 02-05-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,058
Posted By mamm
I liked that, thanks for the idea! :D

I liked that, thanks for the idea! :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 26,735
Posted By mamm
There are lots of motorcycle couriers on the...

There are lots of motorcycle couriers on the streets here, so having a convoy of three or four (or more!) bikes filtering together is a very common situation in large, congested avenues.

My tip...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,758
Posted By mamm
Yeah, I got it. Just wanted to remember another...

Yeah, I got it. Just wanted to remember another dreadful possible outcome.

I have hearing loss (years playing loud guitars near loud drummers). Don't wanna loose any more treble, thank you very...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,758
Posted By mamm
Or not (tinnitus).

Or not (tinnitus).
Forum: Road warriors 01-15-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,758
Posted By mamm
http://clscatalog.com/images/safety/23-162.jpg ...

http://clscatalog.com/images/safety/23-162.jpg

Problem solved. Works with all bikes and all helmets.
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,237
Posted By mamm
Here in Brazil, car drivers complain if you DON'T...

Here in Brazil, car drivers complain if you DON'T lane split.

I wouldn't get on a bike if I couldn't lane split. I don't wanna be the filling of a bumper sandwich, thank you very much.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-26-2013, 03:34 AM
Replies: 674
Views: 94,734
Posted By mamm
Being used as intended: ...

Being used as intended:

http://i691.photobucket.com/albums/vv280/mamm777/gs/P1000118.jpg



Closer look:

http://i691.photobucket.com/albums/vv280/mamm777/gs/DSC01844.jpg
Forum: Face plant 12-12-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,651
Posted By mamm
When a scaphoid fracture is recognized on the...

When a scaphoid fracture is recognized on the first X-ray, treatment begins immediately. But patients often assume that the injury is just a sprain, and they wait for it to heal on its own. In some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,749
Posted By mamm
My GS. 30ºC (that's 86ºF) arriving at work this...

My GS. 30ºC (that's 86ºF) arriving at work this morning, at 9am. Fortunately, a nice summer rain is falling now and the temperature going home will be a little lower.
Forum: The Garage 10-24-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,244
Posted By mamm
What's the difference?

What's the difference?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,474
Posted By mamm
Yeah, that happened in Sao Paulo. Biggest city in...

Yeah, that happened in Sao Paulo. Biggest city in South America.

There's an ongoing epidemic of bike jacking in that inferno of a city. Ride anything over 125cc and you are at a real risk of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-21-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,987
Posted By mamm
http://www.twnclub.ch/classic_trial_files/Museu%20...

http://www.twnclub.ch/classic_trial_files/Museu%20Moto%20Barc/Museu%20Barc%20foto/1109%20%281024%20x%20768%29.jpg

I'm aware that this is a US-centered forum, but you "don't get near me!" guys and...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-11-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,715
Posted By mamm
I agree wholeheartedly. But, and a big but, this...

I agree wholeheartedly. But, and a big but, this thing here:



...opens a whole new can of worms ("I did" being the operative expression). That's a door busted open for BMW to weasel out of...
Forum: Racing 10-11-2013, 06:59 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 13,008
Posted By mamm
Here's the real one: ...

Here's the real one:
https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/29593_10152014717050769_2146492138_n.png

Apart from that, maybe some heads rolled in the software dept. and they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,865
Posted By mamm
I farkle, therefore I am.

I farkle, therefore I am.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,566
Posted By mamm
Yep, the tank is the most obvious telltale sign. ...

Yep, the tank is the most obvious telltale sign.

And the crash bars are from SW-Motech. I have the same ones in my regular GS (albeit just the lowers, and in black). Very good crash bars BTW. They...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,566
Posted By mamm
Nope, not a GSA. Just a regular GS with crash...

Nope, not a GSA. Just a regular GS with crash bars.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,366
Posted By mamm
Are modulators the "loud pipes" of the optical...

Are modulators the "loud pipes" of the optical world? :evil :D

There's only one country where I saw modulators being used: USA. Loud pipes, unfortunately, are a more universally spread disease.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2013, 05:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,164
Posted By mamm
They use a combo of screws/zip ties for their...

They use a combo of screws/zip ties for their back one. The front one is all screws.

As good as the MAM front is (and it really is), their back one is even better. BMW should pay royalties for the...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-29-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,164
Posted By mamm
+2

+2
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,571
Posted By mamm
Yes, it feels better to me too. And more fun! ...

Yes, it feels better to me too. And more fun!

And if it's also safer, well, that's the icing on the cake.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,571
Posted By mamm
No, I don't doubt that at all! In my post about...

No, I don't doubt that at all! In my post about the benefits of leaning even when there's lean angle to spare, I was referring to "normal" speed curving and leaning (and not slow speed maneuvering).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,571
Posted By mamm
I was aware of that particular behavior of some...

I was aware of that particular behavior of some tires, and was expecting this to be the first hole to be shot in my reasoning... :D

More food for thought: the smaller contact patch of the vertical...
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