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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 21,003
Posted By wipfel
Oh, that was while driving a cage. God forbid I...

Oh, that was while driving a cage. God forbid I ride my rice-burning Kawi down there amongst the good ole boys.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 21,003
Posted By wipfel
I spent my first 28 years in Northern La. Trust...

I spent my first 28 years in Northern La. Trust me when I say La drivers are some uber-aggressive asshats. They will take offense at literally anything, including looking at them. I've been...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,829
Posted By wipfel
I noticed that, too, when we were looking to move...

I noticed that, too, when we were looking to move here. I also noticed there were almost no houses on that lake. I still can't tell you exactly why, but I believe it's all state land. If you want...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,829
Posted By wipfel
Crime in Franklin? Lolz. The celebrities...

Crime in Franklin? Lolz. The celebrities wouldn't have it. Williamson county is a great place to live. We moved to Brentwood, TN 6 years ago and love it here. Housing and land is expensive,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-28-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By wipfel
http://media-cache-cd0.pinimg.com/236x/50/73/77/50...

http://media-cache-cd0.pinimg.com/236x/50/73/77/507377a6c31d33244577b48de763a4e1.jpg

bad grammar and all.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 38,259
Views: 10,145,679
Posted By wipfel
Doesn't look like she has any fingers on the...

Doesn't look like she has any fingers on the front brake, so that's can't be it. That's one pretty bike, too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 38,259
Views: 10,145,679
Posted By wipfel
The only thing they're missing is a supersport at...

The only thing they're missing is a supersport at max lean with a squid wearing flip flops, no shirt and a full-faced helmet (with a mohawk) kicked back at an angle so their face is exposed.
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2,421
Views: 391,900
Posted By wipfel
Track Day on the Connie

Did a track day at Little Talledega with STT. It was a bit of a workout.

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-1ml_R2Uh-wg/U7L86oq_kOI/AAAAAAAACgY/eFa8NyvcvJE/s800/495584.jpg
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Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,421
Views: 391,900
Posted By wipfel
Saw a guy at the recent national COG rally with...

Saw a guy at the recent national COG rally with this same setup. Silver bike through.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 38,259
Views: 10,145,679
Posted By wipfel
EDIT...nm. Beemer DRIVER the same way you can...

EDIT...nm. Beemer DRIVER the same way you can refer to a fighter pilot as a (f-18) Hornet driver. Or a naval captain as a destroyer driver.

But thanks for edumecating me on this pivotal...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 38,259
Views: 10,145,679
Posted By wipfel
Fail, the light colors don't match. I would...

Fail, the light colors don't match. I would expect more for a beemer driver.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-30-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,652
Posted By wipfel
That's really awesome. :clap

That's really awesome. :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 38,259
Views: 10,145,679
Posted By wipfel
Noobs :dunno

Noobs :dunno
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2,421
Views: 391,900
Posted By wipfel
Here's a thread...

Here's a thread (http://forum.cog-online.org/index.php/topic,49031.msg346148.html#msg346148) about the PR4's on the COG forum. So far folks seemed pleased with them, but there doesn't seem to be a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-16-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,652
Posted By wipfel
Good RR. Voted for you and Maddie.

Good RR. Voted for you and Maddie.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,900
Posted By wipfel
For us it works best if I get on, start the bike...

For us it works best if I get on, start the bike and put the kickstand up. She uses my shoulder as an aid and gets on just like you do with a horse. Left foot on the left passenger peg, and she...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,574
Posted By wipfel
I don't have kids, so I can't say what I will do...

I don't have kids, so I can't say what I will do for sure, but I've often thought I'll quit riding for a while if we do have children. My view is my responsibility to be there as a father is more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,107
Posted By wipfel
I waited about 2 months, but it all depends on...

I waited about 2 months, but it all depends on your commute and comfort level. I was also very cautious about riding on any morning when I felt tired or was in a hurry.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-27-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 49,334
Posted By wipfel
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-bTGL5Xej4GQ/UHm...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-bTGL5Xej4GQ/UHmerp63TKI/AAAAAAAABks/yZb7apX38WI/w1298-h865-no/c14glamourshot.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,410
Posted By wipfel
^^^^^^^^^^^ If you're young and healthy, or...

^^^^^^^^^^^

If you're young and healthy, or just healthy ;), park and walk. If people get upset you're taking up a parking space, ask them if they're going to pay the fees if your bike gets towed.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,563
Posted By wipfel
Usually every hour and a half. Longest stint was...

Usually every hour and a half. Longest stint was about 3 hours, which was full tank to 30 miles after the gas light came on. Got a bad knee that won't stay bent like that for more than a couple of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 11,878
Posted By wipfel
Definitely. I had to try 3 times practice...

Definitely. I had to try 3 times practice emergency stops to get the ABS to kick in. Once it did it startled me a bit. Get familiar with how it feels and how hard you have to get on the brakes to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,878
Posted By wipfel
Doesn't throttle by wire give the computers the...

Doesn't throttle by wire give the computers the ability to adjust the fuel/air mapping (or whatever, i'm no gearhead) and allow for different power modes? I'm assuming that's not possible with a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-15-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,914
Posted By wipfel
I taught 7-12 and middle school was my favorite. ...

I taught 7-12 and middle school was my favorite. Good luck to her! Look forward to the rest of the ride :).
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 56,520
Posted By wipfel
Supposedly the foam starts to get brittle, right?

Supposedly the foam starts to get brittle, right?
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 107,453
Posted By wipfel
Great RR. I was touched and admire you for being...

Great RR. I was touched and admire you for being riding headlong into your fears and the unknown, both physical and emotional.

Oh, and I'm stealing one of your lines for my sig. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 38,259
Views: 10,145,679
Posted By wipfel
Looks like a Chatterbox, maybe? ...

Looks like a Chatterbox, maybe?

http://www.jcmotors.com/images/Product/medium/JCM-CBX1OKIT.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2013, 05:12 AM
Replies: 38,259
Views: 10,145,679
Posted By wipfel
https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/103982...

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/1039829_10151773651578140_470099818_o.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 38,259
Views: 10,145,679
Posted By wipfel
Yep. ...

Yep.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/1052339_10151773660113140_30471018_o.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 38,259
Views: 10,145,679
Posted By wipfel
Dammit! Beat me to it. Just finished putting...

Dammit! Beat me to it. Just finished putting the whole sequence together. :ddog

EDIT: Obligatory fail pic:
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 38,259
Views: 10,145,679
Posted By wipfel
Do you know what day this was taken?

Do you know what day this was taken?
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-01-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,097
Posted By wipfel
I'm sorry. Prayers sent.

I'm sorry. Prayers sent.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,176
Posted By wipfel
Commuting to work one morning, going over the 5th...

Commuting to work one morning, going over the 5th of 7 speed bumps (all in less than one mile no less) and I thought I heard something that sounded like a hiss. Only lasted a few seconds. Decided I'd...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-28-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,862
Posted By wipfel
He said he was testing out the gear, so he...

He said he was testing out the gear, so he probably took the long way there.
Forum: Americas 01-29-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,404
Posted By wipfel
In TN it's not terrible in June, but July and...

In TN it's not terrible in June, but July and August can be tough. Some of it will depend on your ability to tolerate the heat. I had a friend in high school that moved from Koos Bay, OR to...
Forum: Americas 01-29-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,607
Posted By wipfel
Admittedly I've only ridden the northern 40 miles...

Admittedly I've only ridden the northern 40 miles or so of the Trace and a little bit of the southern end of the Blue Ridge, but I would say the Trace is much more boring. Living in Mid-TN, you...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-21-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,008
Posted By wipfel
The Lodge at Tellico is a good place to stay and...

The Lodge at Tellico is a good place to stay and is at the start of the Skyway and close to the Dragon.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-05-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,538
Posted By wipfel
Nice report! Nashville is a pretty good place to...

Nice report! Nashville is a pretty good place to live.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,735
Posted By wipfel
Kawasaki Concours 14 2010 or newer to avoid heat...

Kawasaki Concours 14 2010 or newer to avoid heat issues.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,232
Posted By wipfel
Great point. I remember that from Total Control...

Great point. I remember that from Total Control now that you mention it.

Sent from my SCH-I510
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