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Forum: Trip Planning 05-22-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 349
Posted By Conedodger
I would hazard a guess that close to 50% of...

I would hazard a guess that close to 50% of motorcycle riders on the roads of New York don't even have a motorcycle endorsement.
Forum: Trip Planning 05-21-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 349
Posted By Conedodger
In New York State, there is a short multiple...

In New York State, there is a short multiple choice written test based on the contents of the Driver's Manual to get a learner's permit. Then there is road test, (or successful completion of the MSF...
Forum: The Garage 05-20-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 17,868
Posted By Conedodger
About 1995.

About 1995.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10,447
Views: 2,242,929
Posted By Conedodger
I'm getting addicted to Amazon. No more driving...

I'm getting addicted to Amazon. No more driving around town wasting gas and time. No more stupid sales people. :clap
Forum: The Garage 05-19-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 17,868
Posted By Conedodger
Glad I had mine done years ago. 24'x24', 2x6...

Glad I had mine done years ago. 24'x24', 2x6 insulated and dry walled, 20 amp electric for lights and outlets, 4" concrete floor, 8/12 pitch roof and cedar siding to match the house. I paid less...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,808
Posted By Conedodger
Happens to me frequently. :D I have a 16...

Happens to me frequently. :D

I have a 16 mile ride home. Takes 20 minutes by car, but can take an hour on the bike! :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3,845
Views: 579,363
Posted By Conedodger
Make room in the van for the bike. Lunch time...

Make room in the van for the bike. Lunch time rides are good!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-14-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By Conedodger
Doh! Chipk beat me by a couple of minutes. ...

Doh! Chipk beat me by a couple of minutes.

Not sure if they are open to the public, but Olympia Motorsports is just down the road from Asheville.


OLYMPIA MOTO SPORTS

824...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 906
Posted By Conedodger
I wouldn't have that problem. I strap things...

I wouldn't have that problem. I strap things down so tight, I wouldn't go far before the bike hit the ground! :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 38,403
Views: 10,189,748
Posted By Conedodger
http://www.zercustoms.com/news/images/Honda/th1/Ho...

http://www.zercustoms.com/news/images/Honda/th1/Honda-Mean-Mower-3.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3,845
Views: 579,363
Posted By Conedodger
ATGATT :deal

ATGATT :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 38,403
Views: 10,189,748
Posted By Conedodger
Nah, this one's done right: ...

Nah, this one's done right:

http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/Images/Fastest-Lawnmower-main_tcm25-19952.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 11,256
Posted By Conedodger
Did your ABS kick in when you stopped? If not,...

Did your ABS kick in when you stopped? If not, he didn't need ABS, he just needs to learn how to ride. Even if your ABS kicked in, he was riding too close if he couldn't stop behind you.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,900
Posted By Conedodger
No mirrors on your bike?

No mirrors on your bike?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 38,403
Views: 10,189,748
Posted By Conedodger
Nothing! You are out riding and enjoying a great...

Nothing! You are out riding and enjoying a great road on a beautiful day. I'm up north sitting at my computer wishing I were you. :nod
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 1,733
Views: 924,420
Posted By Conedodger
It may have been covered... ...the best...

It may have been covered...

...the best piece of equipment for me has been a Pin Lock shield and clear insert. No more going blind when I stop at traffic lights or riding with the shield open,...
Forum: The Garage 04-22-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By Conedodger
Maybe filling the feet and lower tubes with sand...

Maybe filling the feet and lower tubes with sand to weight it would allow for a smaller footprint.
Forum: Equipment 04-17-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By Conedodger
Do you have forced air heat with floor registers?...

Do you have forced air heat with floor registers? I put boots, gloves, helmet, over the registers and run the fan and things dry out quickly.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 3,845
Views: 579,363
Posted By Conedodger
Same here. If on an expressway, I give the...

Same here. If on an expressway, I give the "rabbit" about 1/4 mile.
Forum: Racing 04-17-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 11,125
Posted By Conedodger
Happened at Indy last year too. We didn't have...

Happened at Indy last year too. We didn't have any volunteers walk off the job, but they didn't have enough volunteers from the beginning. (No shows?) The bigger problem was the lack of enthusiasm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3,845
Views: 579,363
Posted By Conedodger
I think a lot of drivers aren't paying attention...

I think a lot of drivers aren't paying attention to their speed and don't realize how slow they are going until they get passed. Then they resume the speed they thought they were gong.

I've also...
Forum: The Garage 04-15-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,405
Posted By Conedodger
Another option is to plumb in a storage tank...

Another option is to plumb in a storage tank between your pancake compressor and the impact wrench.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,528
Posted By Conedodger
That is my plan. It'll make my wife happy too!...

That is my plan. It'll make my wife happy too! By spending time wrenching in the garage, or riding, I won't be bugging her so much! :rofl
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,983
Posted By Conedodger
Another Vista Cruise fan here. I also use a...

Another Vista Cruise fan here. I also use a Throttle Rocker.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 38,403
Views: 10,189,748
Posted By Conedodger
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,528
Posted By Conedodger
-$3000 for a new 1985 Nighthawk S +$2100 paid...

-$3000 for a new 1985 Nighthawk S
+$2100 paid out by insurance when it got totaled
-$300 to buy it back
-$1600 to buy another one
-$300 to buy #3
+$1900 when I sold #2
+$1700 when I sold the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,223
Posted By Conedodger
I'm at 30K on the original chain and sprockets on...

I'm at 30K on the original chain and sprockets on my VFR. Spray it with Dupont chain Saver every 500 miles or after a rain ride. Still looks good.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,901
Posted By Conedodger
Agreed! While not a touchscreen, my wife's Acura...

Agreed! While not a touchscreen, my wife's Acura TSX has an "automatic" heating and cooling system. If I need to over ride it, (frequently), I need to look down and spend a few seconds figuring out...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-30-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,471
Posted By Conedodger
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8471/8131576804_663...

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8471/8131576804_6631137142_c.jpg
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 56,850
Posted By Conedodger
When a new Snell rating comes out I try to pick...

When a new Snell rating comes out I try to pick up a discounted previous generation with a build date within the last two years. I use it on the bike until the next Snell rating comes out. It then...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,693
Posted By Conedodger
A high school or community college parking lot on...

A high school or community college parking lot on a Sunday morning would be a good choice. There are probably liability issues, especially if she doesn't have a permit. I could see the property...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 782
Posted By Conedodger
Very happy with my Tourmaster Synergy 2.0 jacket...

Very happy with my Tourmaster Synergy 2.0 jacket liner. Helps that I got a screaming deal last summer. $155 and it included the controller.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,527
Posted By Conedodger
Use mine constantly on my mutli-lane commutes to...

Use mine constantly on my mutli-lane commutes to work. Couldn't live without it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,917
Posted By Conedodger
Doh!

Doh!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,917
Posted By Conedodger
Pretty much how I've done it for years. I mix in...

Pretty much how I've done it for years. I mix in some engine breaking as well. All the vehicles that I have broken in like this will go 5K miles without having to add any oil.
Forum: The Garage 03-16-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,101
Posted By Conedodger
Mix it 50/50 with good gas and run it through the...

Mix it 50/50 with good gas and run it through the lawn mower?

Fill a pump sprayer and use it to kill weeds? :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,526
Posted By Conedodger
Buddy of mine bought a '68 Hemi Charger back in...

Buddy of mine bought a '68 Hemi Charger back in 1972 for about $2000. He sold it a couple of years ago and used the cash to buy a Viper GTS.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,526
Posted By Conedodger
Just because I got a great price on something, I...

Just because I got a great price on something, I can't sell it at fair market value when I'm done with it? :dunno
Forum: The Garage 03-13-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,221
Posted By Conedodger
Aluma makes a quality product. I went with a...

Aluma makes a quality product. I went with a flat bed utility trailer with a ride on gate.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,172
Posted By Conedodger
I've had one in over 100K miles. It started...

I've had one in over 100K miles. It started going soft a couple of miles from home and I made it before it was un-rideable.
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