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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,772
Posted By farmerstu
i am not anti police. i am however very mindful...

i am not anti police. i am however very mindful of the fact that not exercising ones cival libertises tend to make those freedoms go away.so a few points.
1. it is not the cops job to enforce the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,786
Posted By farmerstu
great roads mean different things to different...

great roads mean different things to different people, for instance I think the PCH is one of the all time great rides. did it from LA to el Waco WA. in July a few years ago. however i know riders...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,786
Posted By farmerstu
JVB and i are on the same page, incredible as it...

JVB and i are on the same page, incredible as it may sound.(hi Jim!)
I can't help but think you're trolling.
read the ride reports.
the only real difference in riding styles is the tourer is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-06-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,346
Posted By farmerstu
this. test don't guess. if voltage drop is is...

this. test don't guess. if voltage drop is is spec on both sides, the starter is bad. make sure you check the drop across the starter relay.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,885
Posted By farmerstu
from the thread"what year GS and how many miles" ...

from the thread"what year GS and how many miles"
typical from JVB

you could have done like many and reported miles, type of riding and problems incurred. you know. like the OP wanted. but you...
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,093
Posted By farmerstu
my advice would be to forget trying to prep...

my advice would be to forget trying to prep meals. it's just as cheap to eat on the road or buy a sub if you're ending up for the day away from a place to eat.my wife and I have it down to a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 35,965
Views: 9,246,787
Posted By farmerstu
great post, but i don't know if i would say "i...

great post, but i don't know if i would say "i know how to ride" and accompany it with that picture. too funny!
is that you? and if so please paul harvey:the rest of the story"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 35,965
Views: 9,246,787
Posted By farmerstu
I'm in complete agreement that front brakes...

I'm in complete agreement that front brakes provide by far the most stopping power.
however in your spewing of misinformation you miss a few things.
nearly all but not 100% of cruisers have dual...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 66,369
Posted By farmerstu
of for people like me 6'7, and i have the...

of for people like me 6'7, and i have the forwards on my wide glide extended 3".
a v strom becomes very uncomfortable for me after just a few miles. KLR on the other hand is no problem. to keep from...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 66,369
Posted By farmerstu
If Harley sells just over 50% of the heavyweight...

If Harley sells just over 50% of the heavyweight class in the u.s the expectation is that in the average bunch of heavyweight bikes parked in any group there should be 50%HD and % all other makes. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 66,369
Posted By farmerstu
Talking your stable is way better than mine! and your...

your stable is way better than mine! and your softtail is the wrong harley. don't you know better?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,175
Views: 66,369
Posted By farmerstu
+1 great response. much nicer than mine was going...

+1 great response. much nicer than mine was going to be.
do all these harley haters think that HD riders have never ridden and owned any other make? I understand harley isn't the right bike for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6,876
Views: 393,327
Posted By farmerstu
no problem but this is what i got when i just...

no problem
but this is what i got when i just googed NoVA


NOVA | PBS (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/)

<cite class="_Rm">www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/</cite>PBS


NOVA revolves around a simple...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 16,440
Posted By farmerstu
so in summary: 1.you don't have to go to a...

so in summary:
1.you don't have to go to a racetrack to learn to ride well.
2.going to a track day(s) you will probably learn something that can be useful on the street.
3.riding dirt is not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6,876
Views: 393,327
Posted By farmerstu
I also hate a smartass. Goggle NoVA and let me...

I also hate a smartass. Goggle NoVA and let me know how that works out.
Bwalsh, thanks for the courtesy. know i know where NoVA. (northern Virgina).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6,876
Views: 393,327
Posted By farmerstu
i hate accromyms. where the hell is assen? where...

i hate accromyms. where the hell is assen? where the hell is NoVA for that matter?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-15-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 36,514
Posted By farmerstu
stumbled on her ride report yesterday. so great,...

stumbled on her ride report yesterday. so great, i was thinking she is someone i'd like to meet,then page 7. so very sorry to hear. to those of you who knew her in person,consider yourselves blessed....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 16,727
Posted By farmerstu
BMW riders concentrating on all their electronic...

BMW riders concentrating on all their electronic farkels and not watching the road.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,117
Posted By farmerstu
great post. It made me think. so now i have a...

great post. It made me think. so now i have a question.
when going around a curve and leaning your body to the inside, so that no steering input is required, is that the point of maximum traction?...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 16,440
Posted By farmerstu
I remember in a countersteering thread you...

I remember in a countersteering thread you continuously spouted nonsense. to the point that it prompted me to ask that you NEVER EVER teach anyone how to ride. that same request applies in this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 16,440
Posted By farmerstu
no doubt track time and pushing limits makes one...

no doubt track time and pushing limits makes one a better rider on the street. it isn't that you are learning to avoid obstacles and erratic traffic, but rather when the bike gets squirrely...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 35,965
Views: 9,246,787
Posted By farmerstu
how about this? i would be willing to bet that...

how about this? i would be willing to bet that the section of 129 known as the dragon has not been closed for private use ( with the exception of wide load or oversize loads that had no alternative...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 35,965
Views: 9,246,787
Posted By farmerstu
do you honestly think US 129 would be closed by...

do you honestly think US 129 would be closed by the appropriate govt. so 1 jackass can make a video? are you braindead?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 35,965
Views: 9,246,787
Posted By farmerstu
agreed. I've said this before on this...

agreed.

I've said this before on this thread,and I'll repeat it. we (wife and I)were first on the scene of a fatal MC wreck on the charahala. the rider who died(RIP) blew the line and put three...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 35,965
Views: 9,246,787
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 11-23-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 35,965
Views: 9,246,787
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: 103
Views: 9,304
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: 9,707
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
Replies: 35,965
Views: 9,246,787
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: 35,965
Views: 9,246,787
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: 35,965
Views: 9,246,787
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: 10,350
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: 3,438
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: 6,876
Views: 393,327
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
Replies: 35,965
Views: 9,246,787
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: 3,833
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
Replies: 35,965
Views: 9,246,787
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: 35,965
Views: 9,246,787
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
Replies: 35,965
Views: 9,246,787
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: 2,040
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...
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