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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-28-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,195
Posted By RoadRdr
For the OP - I once heard the hit/swerve decision...

For the OP - I once heard the hit/swerve decision is based on whether you could finish animal as a meal in one sitting. (straight line not leaned over) Squirrel? sure. Raccoon? might want to swerve....
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-27-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By RoadRdr
We decided to go with a tour company for the...

We decided to go with a tour company for the first trip. We chose Edelweiss because they had a tour that centered in one hotel in Seefeld, Austria and the rides went out in a different direction each...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-26-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 892
Posted By RoadRdr
We did the Alps last September. Austria, Germany,...

We did the Alps last September. Austria, Germany, Switzerland, and northern Italy and it exceeded my very high expectations. We were planning a return trip on our flight home. Austria is some place I...
Forum: Vendors 06-25-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,895
Posted By RoadRdr
Timely resurrection of this threat. I was looking...

Timely resurrection of this threat. I was looking for somewhere to post my positive experience with them.

I placed my first order with them on Monday for a oil change kit. It arrived Tuesday. I'm...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-22-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,803
Posted By RoadRdr
Advice not requested is a lecture. But if...

Advice not requested is a lecture.

But if an opportunity presents itself, sharing a bit or two about how to improve seems ok. Including a suggestion to read and practice with a David Hough book...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-20-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 14,906
Posted By RoadRdr
Here's hoping the gremlin bell is salvageable....

Here's hoping the gremlin bell is salvageable. :eek1
Seriously, followed the link and your FB page to get more details. Damn.
Here's to complete and quick healing.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-18-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 39,786
Views: 10,642,644
Posted By RoadRdr
🎵🎵🎵 And now I'm praying for the end of time to...

🎵🎵🎵 And now I'm praying for the end of time to hurry and arrive cause I gotta spend another minute with you I'll jump off the back as soon as we get to the overlook.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-18-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 39,786
Views: 10,642,644
Posted By RoadRdr
Pointy faux Nazi helmet ✅ Gremlin bell ✅ Get...

Pointy faux Nazi helmet ✅
Gremlin bell ✅
Get back whip on front brake lever ✅
Steel plate to assure bleeding out or paralysis in a crash✅✅✅ :huh

I'm pretty certain I've read every post in this...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-16-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,175
Posted By RoadRdr
The B to B part is a non-starter for me. The OP...

The B to B part is a non-starter for me. The OP doesn't say whether or not the other riders actually drink alcohol at the stops. Mixing any amout of impairment with lack of good riding skills is a...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-15-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 180,693
Posted By RoadRdr
^^^^ That's what I don't understand about all...

^^^^
That's what I don't understand about all the discounting and objections voiced here about the Long Way series. It's not like a new one would preempt any show I'd rather be watching. I even...
Forum: Vendors 06-15-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 310,076
Posted By RoadRdr
Put a Bar and Shield or Roundel logo on it and...

Put a Bar and Shield or Roundel logo on it and you can triple the price.:rofl

I only mention that because I already received mine.:lol3
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-13-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 39,786
Views: 10,642,644
Posted By RoadRdr
She can check for bats in the cave. 👃

She can check for bats in the cave. 👃
Forum: Vendors 06-08-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 310,076
Posted By RoadRdr
Mine arrived today also.:clap Now I look forward...

Mine arrived today also.:clap Now I look forward to learning everything it can do. I'm glad they are available again. Thank you Grok.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-05-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,275
Posted By RoadRdr
I agree it seems backwards. But it was part of...

I agree it seems backwards. But it was part of the deal and the state isn't about to miss the opportunity to pick up the $5 or $10 permit fee.

And the reason you still have to go to an agency...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-05-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,275
Posted By RoadRdr
Sorry about digging up an old thread but I was...

Sorry about digging up an old thread but I was cleaning up some of my subscriptions and came across this thread and thought a wrap up was in order.

Sooo, mandated biennial motorcycle inspection is...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-03-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 39,786
Views: 10,642,644
Posted By RoadRdr
Car training like they have in Germany. Or maybe...

Car training like they have in Germany. Or maybe the Brit tank drivers??? :dunno
Before anybody gets all twisted THIS WAS SARCASM. I saw the article and it made me think of the debates on this...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-01-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 180,693
Posted By RoadRdr
I thoroughly enjoyed LWR and anxiously waited for...

I thoroughly enjoyed LWR and anxiously waited for each new episode. I bought the DVD, the book was a gift, and I also watched LWD and have the DVD. I think they did a pretty good job representing the...
Forum: Vendors 05-30-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 310,076
Posted By RoadRdr
I suspect I'm like many others who have read...

I suspect I'm like many others who have read about these and have been waiting for a new release for some time. Perseverance pays off. I just ordered one and looking forward to its arrival. Thanks.
...
Forum: Vendors 05-22-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 310,076
Posted By RoadRdr
Like others I'm checking this thread more than a...

Like others I'm checking this thread more than a few times daily waiting to buy one. But I appreciate more than ever the care going into Grok making certain the quality control is solid in the latest...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-21-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,138
Posted By RoadRdr
^^^^ this That's a very good and legal...

^^^^ this

That's a very good and legal arrangement. All things being logical it's a great way to do it. The bike shouldn't stay in your name if he's got primary use and custody.

However, I...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-12-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,689
Posted By RoadRdr
When you look at the cases of fatal motorcycle...

When you look at the cases of fatal motorcycle crashes there's some fairly easy things you can do to raise your odds. Don't use alcohol or substances when riding EVER.

People mentioned get...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-07-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 39,786
Views: 10,642,644
Posted By RoadRdr
Fail! Two fingers on the clutch. Obviously when...

Fail! Two fingers on the clutch. Obviously when he tries to shift the two fingers on the grip will prevent the clutch fron engaging/disengaging and they will all crash and perish.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-04-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 39,786
Views: 10,642,644
Posted By RoadRdr
I've heard Minis are really easy to fit into a...

I've heard Minis are really easy to fit into a parking spot.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-04-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,758
Posted By RoadRdr
Norway possibly has the toughest gauntlet for...

Norway possibly has the toughest gauntlet for qualifying for a motorcycle endorsement on the planet. I've never read of any country with tougher requirements. When the OP passes his tests he will...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7,172
Views: 1,357,136
Posted By RoadRdr
I just installed the Weiser LED turn signals from...

I just installed the Weiser LED turn signals from AdvDesigns on front and rear. Easy upgrade by watching the video on their website to double check myself. I took a short video of the lights...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-01-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,100
Posted By RoadRdr
I use that same half Nelson Rigg. As was said it...

I use that same half Nelson Rigg. As was said it packs small and I'm probably on the 12th year using mine on trips. Even tough I also take advantage of hotel offers to overnight the bike under the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By RoadRdr
Thank you. That's what I'm looking for. It looks...

Thank you. That's what I'm looking for. It looks like you followed the template for the mounting hole position.

I have fortsner bits was going to use that. But I'll look for plastic bits.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,021
Posted By RoadRdr
I just got the MRA Tour version but didn't get...

I just got the MRA Tour version but didn't get the clamp mount. I'm deciding whether to order the clamps or just drill and install it on my 2012 GSA windscreen.
Does anyone have photos of it...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 439
Posted By RoadRdr
I can't help with one that fits but I have one on...

I can't help with one that fits but I have one on my GSA and it will slightly scrape the outside of the mud guard. I noticed if it was installed closer to the inside it could possibly hit the bleeder...
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 310,076
Posted By RoadRdr
Thank you. I'll check back often.:clap

Thank you. I'll check back often.:clap
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 310,076
Posted By RoadRdr
Bump to check if there is any news on the...

Bump to check if there is any news on the availability yet?
I'd like to get in on the first ones when they are available.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 877
Posted By RoadRdr
I have the PR4 Trails on my GSA. As was said...

I have the PR4 Trails on my GSA. As was said above. If I had a redo I wouldn't bother with the Trail version. I really don't think I gained anything and probably lost some longevity. Great tires...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-12-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,823
Posted By RoadRdr
I remember seeing the original thread a year ago...

I remember seeing the original thread a year ago on here. I also ended up reading the entire reddit. I found it fascinating. The guy seemed to have real regret and provided a lot of useful...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-04-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,124
Posted By RoadRdr
I don't know you or your riding so I'm going with...

I don't know you or your riding so I'm going with some generic advice. You need to do some honest self assessment and decide if you are mature enough to resist the urge to use that super sport power...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-04-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 39,786
Views: 10,642,644
Posted By RoadRdr
Choosing the location to crash is a key to...

Choosing the location to crash is a key to document the memory of your riding vacation.
I'll admit to some riding failure moments I wish were captured on film. But not on 129. There's no margin for...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-03-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 39,786
Views: 10,642,644
Posted By RoadRdr
ROLL ON THE THROTTLE. I read somewhere he can...

ROLL ON THE THROTTLE. I read somewhere he can still save it :deal

These photos always kinda piss me off that the rider was taking chances without considering the vulnerable position they put the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-31-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,911
Posted By RoadRdr
I look for deals on a bike that I find...

I look for deals on a bike that I find interesting as a second or third bike. If there's a good deal I've driven with a trailer up to 600 miles round trip to get it. I always keep my bikes clean and...
Forum: Thumpers 03-22-2015, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By RoadRdr
If there is fuel in the airbox you should check...

If there is fuel in the airbox you should check to make certain there isn't fuel in the crankcase. I had that happen twice when the petcocks failed on two DR200 training bikes.

Yes, get in the...
Forum: Vendors 03-18-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 310,076
Posted By RoadRdr
I'll be buying one also. Glad to hear they'll be...

I'll be buying one also. Glad to hear they'll be available again.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-05-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,222
Posted By RoadRdr
I just watched the episode with the builders...

I just watched the episode with the builders contributing to help the 11 year old kid build a 175cc Honda. I'm not sure what it was, maybe the spirit of sharing or mentoring but this was one of my...
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