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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 951
Views: 88,058
Posted By Benc1985
Oh yes, I hangover very far, especially on...

Oh yes, I hangover very far, especially on saturday/sunday mornings.

:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2011, 05:02 AM
Replies: 32,929
Views: 8,021,307
Posted By Benc1985
Nice tyre.

Nice tyre.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 32,929
Views: 8,021,307
Posted By Benc1985
Awwwww....isn't that cute; she loves him so much...

Awwwww....isn't that cute; she loves him so much she can't let go no matter what.

:rofl:rofl
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 34,360
Posted By Benc1985
Why make it a text thread when we can make it a...

Why make it a text thread when we can make it a pic thread? :0-0 :D

I kinda hate used stuff so I would limit my self only to new bikes, so in no particular order:


For speed and the track:
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,126
Posted By Benc1985
I actually saw a hour long documentary about how...

I actually saw a hour long documentary about how Kawasaki's are built and every bike got redlined on the dyno before the final inspection.

And the funniest thing was that all the techs that rode...
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,126
Posted By Benc1985
Haha that is awsome.....in a not safe kind of...

Haha that is awsome.....in a not safe kind of way...:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,679
Posted By Benc1985
I can't remember the last time i parked anywhere...

I can't remember the last time i parked anywhere but the sidewalk........:ken:thumb
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,679
Posted By Benc1985
At 0:16 we can clearly see that the rider is a...

At 0:16 we can clearly see that the rider is a member of this forum :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 779,745
Posted By Benc1985
I always had a secret fear of this happening to...

I always had a secret fear of this happening to the front wheel at high speeds.....

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 8,930
Posted By Benc1985
+9000

+9000
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2010, 11:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,923
Posted By Benc1985
Haha! BURN!

Haha! BURN!
Forum: EMEA 08-08-2010, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By Benc1985
In Croatia, it is not, but everybody does it all...

In Croatia, it is not, but everybody does it all the time and although it's theoretically possible to get a fine, I've never heard of anyone getting fined for it.
I evan did it a few times in front...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2010, 08:14 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,492
Posted By Benc1985
I live Zagreb so I know all about that. :D ...

I live Zagreb so I know all about that. :D

Most bikes are bought on a 7 year loan (as was my FZ6 with ABS) so 1000$/84 months = 12$ a month for ABS.

Worth it if a simple 10mph drop over an...
Forum: Road warriors 07-11-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,492
Posted By Benc1985
Both the naked and the Fazer version is available...

Both the naked and the Fazer version is available with or without ABS.

Not that it matters since most people in Croatia are too cheap to spend 7% extra anyway.
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 19,456
Posted By Benc1985
I think a day/weekend RR sub-forum would be very...

I think a day/weekend RR sub-forum would be very very popular.

Sadly, the reality for most motorcyclists is the following:


1. I'm working, I can afford gas/tires/food, I can fund a long...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,079
Posted By Benc1985
Yes that's a great move to make! Every...

Yes that's a great move to make!

Every cager thinks you're a reckless asshole but your "shit eatin' grin" is way too big to care.:ricky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 779,745
Posted By Benc1985
Squid gear:ymca , but skils too :thumb . ...

Squid gear:ymca , but skils too :thumb .


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Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,003
Posted By Benc1985
You're talking about 1000cc motors, 2cyl engines...

You're talking about 1000cc motors, 2cyl engines that have no more than 600cc usually don't produce 98hp. Example:

Aprillia Shiver - 95hp (750cc)
Bmw F800 R - 87hp (800cc)
Ducati Monster 696 -...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2009, 02:15 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,003
Posted By Benc1985
This is the FZ series; that means the following: ...

This is the FZ series; that means the following:

In-line 4 cylinder engine: 100% chance
Naked and half-fairing: 100% chance
Torque at high rpm: 100% chance

We all know what the FZ always...
Forum: Road warriors 11-24-2009, 11:20 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,313
Posted By Benc1985
I guess the FZ8 is not just a rumor (even tho...

I guess the FZ8 is not just a rumor (even tho there is no info around).

http://www.yamaha-motor-europe.com/fz8/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,039
Posted By Benc1985
:lol3 :rofl:lol3

:lol3 :rofl:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,043
Posted By Benc1985
No car for me for the past two years. ...

No car for me for the past two years.


Last year I managed to ride for 9 months straight, only stopping for snow and the most brutal part of the rain season. This year I hope I can break my own...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 779,745
Posted By Benc1985
Ze Duel - Supermoto Vs. Subaru Impreza Rally car ...

Ze Duel - Supermoto Vs. Subaru Impreza Rally car

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSZiEmZ7Clw
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,039
Posted By Benc1985
Lol the first thing i thought to myself before...

Lol the first thing i thought to myself before evan watching the video was: Oisin, get the flame suit ready!

ADV is full of "Ban all sportbikes" and "No bike should ever have more than 500cc"...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,055
Posted By Benc1985
Very interesting point! I noticed there are some...

Very interesting point! I noticed there are some sort of coolers in the front, perhaps oil coolers to help solve the problem.

Generally the bike would have looked much better without all the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,613
Posted By Benc1985
The 6830 would suffer from the same problem at...

The 6830 would suffer from the same problem at the nipples as my 8500 did.

The time it takes to put all the hoses together, seal the nipples with teflon tape, and clean the equipment afterwords...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 779,745
Posted By Benc1985
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Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,313
Posted By Benc1985
Not only does it look good but it's practical,...

Not only does it look good but it's practical, you never ever have to worry about burning soft luggage or fitting issues with universal hard luggage.
Forum: Road warriors 11-08-2009, 11:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,613
Posted By Benc1985
Well, i did it, brakes feel right, grab hard, and...

Well, i did it, brakes feel right, grab hard, and the ABS works. Job done.


Tip: Mityvac silverline kit is a piece of crap and totally unnecessary.

First of, the fluid container won't seal,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2009, 01:17 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,782
Posted By Benc1985
The BMW and Kawasaki figures are post warranty so...

The BMW and Kawasaki figures are post warranty so they can be compared to the HD projected figure, i highlighted it to make it obvious, not to be mean or troll.

I think the Kawasaki figure is the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 15,782
Posted By Benc1985
You totally didn't read any of the text. ...

You totally didn't read any of the text.

BMW 0.30 $/mile
Harley 0.28 $/mile
Kawasaki 0.34 $/mile
---------------------
Harley 0.38 $/mile - projected cost after warranty expires

This cost...
Forum: Road warriors 11-07-2009, 05:47 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 19,313
Posted By Benc1985
I too was eyeballing the Shiver before I bought...

I too was eyeballing the Shiver before I bought the FZ, and I'm so glad I didn't go for the Aprilia, some owners reported spending more time in the service than on the road.

Perhaps the reason...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,613
Posted By Benc1985
Well I too was thinking of activating it to make...

Well I too was thinking of activating it to make sure that I at least mix the old fluid from the passages with the new. Are you sure that it actually runs the mechanical cycle during the self test...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2009, 02:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,613
Posted By Benc1985
Well that suggestion is only in the Mityvac...

Well that suggestion is only in the Mityvac manual so it's kind of "general purpose". Thy say "wear protective eye-wear" so I guess there is the possibility of a powerful squirt.

Also it's in the...
Forum: Face plant 11-05-2009, 03:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,679
Posted By Benc1985
Man that sucks!

Man that sucks!
Forum: Road warriors 11-05-2009, 11:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,613
Posted By Benc1985
Question ABS brake bleeding

Well my brake fluid is totally black so it's time to flush.

I armed myself with a Mityvac Silverline pump kit and some DOT 4 fluid so I'm ready to go.

However my '08 Yamaha FZ6 has ABS so I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-03-2009, 02:33 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 9,342
Posted By Benc1985
:rofl :rofl :rofl Yeah I start a mc at...

:rofl :rofl :rofl

Yeah I start a mc at least 500 times a year.
Forum: Face plant 11-03-2009, 02:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,397
Posted By Benc1985
I started lane splitting on my third day of...

I started lane splitting on my third day of riding evan tho it's not legal here and I must say I don't evan understand motorcycling without it anymore.

It's the main reason why a bike is more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2009, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2,871
Views: 779,745
Posted By Benc1985
Holy crap that was intense!!!!!!

Holy crap that was intense!!!!!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2009, 07:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,204
Posted By Benc1985
I think that the o.p. isn't interested in...

I think that the o.p. isn't interested in technology making him go faster with his current set of skills but reducing the chance of crashing while maintaining the same moderate pace he feels...
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