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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,515
Posted By urbanXJ
you will get used to it

you will get used to it
Forum: Racing 04-16-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,139
Posted By urbanXJ
My guess is the rain on Friday. It was about 50...

My guess is the rain on Friday. It was about 50 degrees, wind and rain. They did not give out ponchos this year either, so folks with no rain gear were lucky if they got a trash bag.

One of my 3...
Forum: Racing 04-16-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,139
Posted By urbanXJ
I was working T11 delays were for weather,...

I was working T11

delays were for weather, dog on the track, and track marshal's abandoning their corner.

They actually had to hire temp workers to fill in as marshalls and medic for the...
Forum: Racing 04-08-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,139
Posted By urbanXJ
I'll be there. Not sure what corner I'm working,...

I'll be there. Not sure what corner I'm working, but you'll see me in a likely soaking wet blue suit...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,671
Posted By urbanXJ
Ive tried them all and these are the best for the...

Ive tried them all and these are the best for the most people. Even my wife can sleep all night in them. and 24 bucks for 200 pair TYD is not bad at all
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 20,471
Posted By urbanXJ
I agree it makes you a much better rider. I...

I agree it makes you a much better rider. I thought I had it all figured out until I got out on the track with an instructor. You just can't learn that stuff on the street in any type of safe...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-18-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7,030
Views: 1,671,714
Posted By urbanXJ
not really the way you want to make a pass ...

not really the way you want to make a pass
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,671
Posted By urbanXJ
you guys that are having trouble with the confort...

you guys that are having trouble with the confort need to try the "low pressure" plugs

25 bucks TYD for 200 pair. Even my little wife can sleep with these in.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,430
Posted By urbanXJ
breaking in a corner "trail breaking" is a good...

breaking in a corner "trail breaking" is a good thing to play with when you don't need it.

A good place to do that is with a local track day org.

If funds are tight, many let you corner work,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-14-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7,030
Views: 1,671,714
Posted By urbanXJ
fuck, 40k miles and both fork seals are leaking ...

fuck, 40k miles and both fork seals are leaking

not sure if it was leaving the ratchet straps cranked down on them all night one once, or the wreck where the fork bottom smashed the track...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,703
Posted By urbanXJ
I just throw my beer at them

I just throw my beer at them
Forum: The Garage 09-25-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,811
Posted By urbanXJ
I'm guessing your roof is leaking

I'm guessing your roof is leaking
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,989
Posted By urbanXJ
I barfed after my MSF class. Made it through in...

I barfed after my MSF class. Made it through in the august heat, then had a flat tire on the truck going home....half way through changing the tire I got cold, shivering cold in 100+ degree heat. ...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,942
Posted By urbanXJ
here, I wreck at the end. and this is a...

here, I wreck at the end.

and this is a helmet mount, works better at the track than a chest rig, chest just gives you a view of your bike

mounting to the moto there are way to many vibs
...
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,942
Posted By urbanXJ
Noting to worry about, I have had one stuck on...

Noting to worry about, I have had one stuck on there for years, in sun, rain, dirt, on the trak, and 30k miles on the street, it's still strong.

I see people wreck at the track all the time with...
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,248
Posted By urbanXJ
fill your tub with warm water, rinse the lid out,...

fill your tub with warm water, rinse the lid out, massage some baby shampoo into the liner, throw in tub and stir

watch water turn black

dry with fan
Forum: Equipment 07-08-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,980
Posted By urbanXJ
to me shopping around is the key the last...

to me shopping around is the key

the last lid I bought (a Shoei RF-1000) I got on sale for 199 at cyclegear I guess cause it had a slighty undesirable paint job (Szoke).

The one before that,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 11,023
Posted By urbanXJ
there great till you stay late somewhere and need...

there great till you stay late somewhere and need to drive in the dark

**** that was scary
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,447
Posted By urbanXJ
wtf pete :lol3 going to elaborate?

wtf pete :lol3

going to elaborate?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,888
Posted By urbanXJ
I know. They don't bother me. Cold...

I know. They don't bother me.

Cold pressure was between 29 and 29.5 psi.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxJCQMj84J0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ha-M6LyHBIU
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,888
Posted By urbanXJ
Thats what it felt like...rear end just ever so...

Thats what it felt like...rear end just ever so gently seemed to give up and slide out

Yes, there is three classes. Novice, Intermediate and Advanced or sometimes we do Novice, Ligweight and Adv....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,888
Posted By urbanXJ
Yea I like GSS. I have only ridden in a few times...

Yea I like GSS. I have only ridden in a few times in each direciton though. It's a small and smooth track. It wears out riders I think faster than say MSR Houston because your pretty much turning the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,888
Posted By urbanXJ
Maybe but I watched that in slow mo (really good...

Maybe but I watched that in slow mo (really good in 1080p on a HDTV from the raw file) and nothing touched as far as I could tell, other than my knee then everything...



I was not touching...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-30-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,888
Posted By urbanXJ
lowside at the race track on my Versys

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pb3Qy6TFIxU

Track leathers, gloves and boots did a great job, you watch I stand right up never really quit moving
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 27,135
Posted By urbanXJ
junk

junk
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,786
Posted By urbanXJ
you should have turned around as soon as you saw...

you should have turned around as soon as you saw him
Forum: Racing 04-15-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 22,230
Posted By urbanXJ
A retired motogp rider.

A retired motogp rider.
Forum: Racing 04-15-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 15,694
Posted By urbanXJ
I just did this for the motoGP at COTA. Try...

I just did this for the motoGP at COTA.

Try to get a corner in walking distance (where you don't have to cross the track) of the pit. This way, between race, warmup and practice you can walk over...
Forum: Racing 04-15-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 22,230
Posted By urbanXJ
I was a track marshal. It was freaking awsome. ...

I was a track marshal. It was freaking awsome.

Got Marquez and Pedrosa to sign my hat.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,087
Posted By urbanXJ
techron made the paint peel under my feul cap. ...

techron made the paint peel under my feul cap.

ruck that snake oil
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-19-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,303
Posted By urbanXJ
The versys is a blast on the track.

The versys is a blast on the track.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-04-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,503
Posted By urbanXJ
I rode up the ramp once, a skinny one about 8...

I rode up the ramp once, a skinny one about 8 inches wide, and I don;'t think I will ever do it again. The rubber just dosn't grab when yo uhit the breaks....and it's the stopping I worried about not...
Forum: Racing 01-27-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,159
Posted By urbanXJ
glad I saw this thread I got the letter form COTA...

glad I saw this thread I got the letter form COTA on Jan 22 and I didn't even notice

looks like Im going to be a track marshal

:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 169,603
Posted By urbanXJ
What rock are you under?

What rock are you under?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-23-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7,030
Views: 1,671,714
Posted By urbanXJ
Thanks. It's a Gopro mount. Cheers.

Thanks. It's a Gopro mount. Cheers.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-19-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7,030
Views: 1,671,714
Posted By urbanXJ
https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/1412650_738542606156755_1424422078_o.jpg
Forum: The Garage 12-12-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,042
Posted By urbanXJ
tourch or plasma cutter ...

tourch or plasma cutter

http://ts2.mm.bing.net/th?id=H.4821694720248449&pid=1.7
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7,972
Views: 485,793
Posted By urbanXJ
They even piss off horses ...

They even piss off horses

http://forgifs.com/gallery/d/204391-1/Horse-bites-bicyclist.gif
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-04-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7,030
Views: 1,671,714
Posted By urbanXJ
Here is a track session on the versys I'm...

Here is a track session on the versys

I'm starting to play in 3rd gear so I found myself in the wrong gear a few times...

<IFRAME height=360...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,968
Posted By urbanXJ
yea, miles per gallon go down the pipes above 10k...

yea, miles per gallon go down the pipes above 10k rpm...
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