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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 09:56 PM
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Views: 264,883
Posted By Homey
Kind of scary, I've done brevets out of Kamloops...

Kind of scary, I've done brevets out of Kamloops before. Hope they catch the guy.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 09:52 PM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,564,696
Posted By Homey
Yeah, you can get one for $119.95 brand new. ...

Yeah, you can get one for $119.95 brand new. Wouldn't catch me in one. He paid more for his saddle bags than his helmet. In fact almost everything on that bike and him with the exception of his...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,564,696
Posted By Homey
Isn't that a role reversal? A Ural going to the...

Isn't that a role reversal? A Ural going to the rescue! :clap:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,032
Posted By Homey
Hey, you're good with me, even if you are...

Hey, you're good with me, even if you are Moronic. :D:D :freaky:freaky
The only thing I wouldn't advise is planting your foot down to save a low side on a sport bike on pavement. Especially on a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,032
Posted By Homey
First off, you're riding over your head. Second,...

First off, you're riding over your head. Second, it's not the rear end that you need to worry about, or get used to loosing. It's the front. Third, Of all the ways to crash the lowside is by far...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,564,696
Posted By Homey
She doesn't have the balls either yet she looks...

She doesn't have the balls either yet she looks quite comfortable. Maybe you need the ovaries to do that on yours? :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 264,883
Posted By Homey
Believe it, it does happen nad they don't get...

Believe it, it does happen nad they don't get thrown out of court. My brother is a CHP officer and has written those tickets. I don't know of or have I heard of it applied to a bicycle though. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2014, 01:46 PM
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Views: 264,883
Posted By Homey
the above and/or V C Section 22400 a)No person...

the above and/or V C Section 22400 a)No person shall drive upon a highway at such a slow speed as to impede or block the normal and reasonable movement of traffic...
I don't drink but you can buy me...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 84,210
Posted By Homey
You realize that whether you turn the bars...

You realize that whether you turn the bars consciously or unconsciously by using your body you are effectively doing the same thing. The bike is pivoting at the steering head and the front wheel is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,564,696
Posted By Homey
Dang! They are going so fast around that corner...

Dang! They are going so fast around that corner that the suspension is totally collapsed! I'm impressed!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 264,883
Posted By Homey
I'm not a fan of those really bright flashing...

I'm not a fan of those really bright flashing lights either. I'm a fan of being well lit up, just not those strobing lights. In fact, I won't ride behind someone with them. They are seizure...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,564,696
Posted By Homey
Geepers, fixed that for you. Did you miss that...

Geepers, fixed that for you. Did you miss that conversation where they discussed the difference between boy and girl bears? :evil:evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,076
Posted By Homey
I would say that's inaccurate in that a lot of...

I would say that's inaccurate in that a lot of motorcycle accidents are not even reported. I've crashed more times than I have fingers and toes (most all lowsides) and only reported one where I hit...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 264,883
Posted By Homey
You'll have to forgive me, I'm still running on...

You'll have to forgive me, I'm still running on not much sleep. 3000miles in six days on bikes doesn't leave much time for sleep...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 264,883
Posted By Homey
Close but no cookie. Take out an a and an l. ...

Close but no cookie. Take out an a and an l. Austria:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-22-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 264,883
Posted By Homey
Team 426. This was my 8th time participating in ...

Team 426. This was my 8th time participating in RAAM. I wasn't riding this year though. I crew chiefed for a friend. Racing is much easier! :lol3 I'll be back next year racing again.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-22-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 264,883
Posted By Homey
Thanks for passing nicely! :D We finished on...

Thanks for passing nicely! :D We finished on Friday so it wasn't me. Heading back to not so humid Cali today.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 314,785
Posted By Homey
There, fixed that for you. Why don't you go to...

There, fixed that for you. Why don't you go to the "bicycles on the road thread" and spew that there. I'm not going to waste everyones time here answering stupid.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 314,785
Posted By Homey
Why would you assume that a bicyclist who...

Why would you assume that a bicyclist who probably doesn't even own a motorcycle would know that road is squid central for motorcyclists? He's just supposed to be aware of it??? Maybe he just picked...
Forum: Face plant 06-07-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,874
Posted By Homey
That's pretty impressive! Were you wearing knee...

That's pretty impressive! Were you wearing knee pads? It looks like it but it's hard to tell. That's a lot of damage considering you weren't going very fast. Shows what can happen if you land...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 43,913
Posted By Homey
Did you own one? Yeah, it was reliable but it...

Did you own one? Yeah, it was reliable but it was lifeless, ugly and handled like crap. Even compared to other bikes of it's day. Yep, it's a worst. :evil Unless,you're a dispatch rider I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 43,913
Posted By Homey
This thread has been going for over nine years...

This thread has been going for over nine years now and I find it hard to believe that the turd that is the CX500 hasn't been mentioned. I'll 25th the motion on the Hondamatic too. My dad had one of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,406
Posted By Homey
Willow Springs!! (I'm pretty sure) One of my...

Willow Springs!! (I'm pretty sure) One of my favorite roads. +1000 to this! If you're listening to music you might as well not bother trying to go fast in the esses. Stick to your cruiser. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,564,696
Posted By Homey
Looks to me like a worn out/flat cruiser...

Looks to me like a worn out/flat cruiser motorcycle tire on a worn out cruiser bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 67,121
Posted By Homey
I've ridden all over the US numerous times. My...

I've ridden all over the US numerous times. My experiences are pretty much the same. The experience you quoted happened in Iowa, I'm from California.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-30-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 67,121
Posted By Homey
Wow, What paranoia rock did you crawl out from...

Wow, What paranoia rock did you crawl out from under? I can't even remember how many times I've been pulled over in the last 40 years and I've never once had an officer even broach the subject of a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4,903
Views: 264,883
Posted By Homey
I think that Masciarelli is fairly new. From...

I think that Masciarelli is fairly new. From what I can tell, it's kind of an Italian frame made(or designed) in the US. The founder was a professional racer and I think he son's were/are too. If...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,564,696
Posted By Homey
I would say that is hardly aggressive street...

I would say that is hardly aggressive street riding. The bike is practically upright. Looks to me like a simple stroll through the hills.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,073
Posted By Homey
I can do it any time I want to, I choose to not...

I can do it any time I want to, I choose to not do it too much in the street because if you are going that fast you're not leaving much room for error. I raced production 600's for a long time and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,073
Posted By Homey
You don't need to be a pro to slide the tires on...

You don't need to be a pro to slide the tires on a motorcycle. Most any club racer does it all the time. That's the only way to go really fast. I'm no Kevin Schwantz or Valentino Rossi but I can...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,073
Posted By Homey
Where did you do that and what did you measure...

Where did you do that and what did you measure your speed with? The fastest verified stock (unrestricted) ZX14 Ive heard of was the ECTA record of 201.76 set in 2012. You are way above that!!
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,073
Posted By Homey
To give some perspective. These are fast lap...

To give some perspective. These are fast lap times at Willow Springs (from fastestlaps.com). Looking at the HP and weight some of these cars are highly modified. For reference I was running 1:38's...
Forum: Face plant 05-17-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,264
Posted By Homey
I think the moral to the story here is: know what...

I think the moral to the story here is: know what you're jumping before you jump it...just a thought anyway.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,564,696
Posted By Homey
CX500... A pimple on the buttock of the...

CX500... A pimple on the buttock of the motorcycle word.
Forum: Face plant 05-07-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 28,797
Posted By Homey
Air doesn't have to follow the direction of...

Air doesn't have to follow the direction of travel of the tire, just saying. :evil
It will follow the path of least resistance.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,514
Posted By Homey
If I take a tire off, It won't be to patch it. ...

If I take a tire off, It won't be to patch it. You are more than welcome to if you'd like. A few bucks for a new tire is simple easy insurance for me.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,514
Posted By Homey
Thought I'd add another data point from Avon...

Thought I'd add another data point from Avon tires. There was an issue in the Face Plant forum where a tire had become delaminated which led to a big bubble forming under the tread. This is from...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,564,696
Posted By Homey
Having passed a gaggle of Harley's coming down...

Having passed a gaggle of Harley's coming down out of the mountains on my bicycle I can say it's relatively easy. If that guy was passing him going up hill I'd be more impressed.

btw, he's not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,580
Posted By Homey
When the power starts dropping off you've waited...

When the power starts dropping off you've waited too long. Use your ears it's pretty easy to tell.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,580
Posted By Homey
I would suggest you set all your bikes up the...

I would suggest you set all your bikes up the same. Just for consistency and muscle memory. You don't want to be "thinking" about which way to shift. Shifting the wrong direction can ruin your...
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