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Forum: Road warriors 10-14-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,854
Posted By dduelin
For better or worse Honda's DCT 700/750s are an...

For better or worse Honda's DCT 700/750s are an attempt to broaden the market and bring in riders that probably wouldn't have considered a motorcycle because manual transmissions are disappearing....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,017
Posted By dduelin
Maybe his twin brother was killed three months...

Maybe his twin brother was killed three months ago by a cager violating the MC right-of-way who then said "sorry, I didn't see him". Who knows?
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 53,012
Posted By dduelin
No it isn't. It is hydrostatic using a variable...

No it isn't. It is hydrostatic using a variable displacement axial pump with hydraulic fluid. Electronics control the "ratios" so can mimic a six speed manual or a seamless automatic. A dual clutch...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,017
Posted By dduelin
So buy him a cup of coffee and quit the...

So buy him a cup of coffee and quit the judgements here.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,518
Posted By dduelin
I'd wager most anyone can read Hough's books,...

I'd wager most anyone can read Hough's books, Hahn's Ride Smart, Park's Total Control, even Ienatsch's Sport Riding Techiques in a sitting or two but Spiegel's The Upper Half Of The Motorcycle will...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 26,178
Posted By dduelin
That's the bike Woody Woodpecker would choose to...

That's the bike Woody Woodpecker would choose to ride.
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,152
Posted By dduelin
Who says the rear shock was the reason for the...

Who says the rear shock was the reason for the buy back? Dealer or original owner? It's a convenient and plausible story but may not be the only or real reason.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,874
Posted By dduelin
A few freeway tips you asked for: 1. Never...

A few freeway tips you asked for:

1. Never tailgate and in doing so willingly close down your sight lines and options.

2. Never ride in the center of lane position - cars and trucks can...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-23-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,047
Posted By dduelin
The Integra would be a curious choice over any of...

The Integra would be a curious choice over any of the maxi scooters or the NC700S or NC700X in the markets where all three Hondas are available. Depending on transmission version the Integra weighs...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,787
Posted By dduelin
I was riding one day and came up behind a metric...

I was riding one day and came up behind a metric cruiser whose brake light was blinking on and off erratically. I pointed to his tail light and tried to communicate this but he thought I meant his...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,420
Posted By dduelin
That's good and more than I can say. I pipe up...

That's good and more than I can say. I pipe up about U & U in insurance threads because a lot of riders, including myself at one time, declined it on my bike policies as unnecessary until I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,420
Posted By dduelin
Well, yes. You can't pick out uninsured motorist...

Well, yes. You can't pick out uninsured motorist and decline other coverages or take minimum coverages and high U & U. U & U is part of a comprehensive policy. You probably also were told you can't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,420
Posted By dduelin
Not true. For a motorcyclist uninsured &...

Not true. For a motorcyclist uninsured & underinsured coverage may be the most important type of coverage. If you survive the accident caused by an uninsured or underinsured motorist this coverage...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,600
Posted By dduelin
Thanks for the tip. Michelin USA website does...

Thanks for the tip. Michelin USA website does list and feature/benefits a tire called Pilot Street Radial but it seems to only be in sizing for 250/300cc street bikes at least for the time being. It...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,752
Posted By dduelin
Although there are exceptions sport bikes that...

Although there are exceptions sport bikes that tend to be bought and ridden by younger buyer groups have the worst resale. They ride them hard & put them up wet, neglect maintenance, and don't own...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,752
Posted By dduelin
What brand and model bike?

What brand and model bike?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,752
Posted By dduelin
All you proved so far is that $4185 is not fair...

All you proved so far is that $4185 is not fair market value where you are trying to sell the bike. Books are books and not always reliable. When I was in the business there was always someone...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 54,860
Posted By dduelin
Well there you go. We were staying 6 miles up 28...

Well there you go. We were staying 6 miles up 28 from Franklin.
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 54,860
Posted By dduelin
Last weekend in the Blue Ridge I saw 5 or 6...

Last weekend in the Blue Ridge I saw 5 or 6 separate riders on F6Bs and one couple on two of them riding together. I thought wow Honda must be selling the heck out of them.
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,276
Posted By dduelin
Yes.

Yes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,752
Posted By dduelin
This really depends on the bike. There are many...

This really depends on the bike. There are many ST1100s, ST1300s, Goldwings well into a second or even third 100k with no major work getting there. If the engine fails or develops a serious problem...
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,276
Posted By dduelin
One of the most descriptive lines I've heard...

One of the most descriptive lines I've heard about big boxers is they sound like an old man coughing. That came from a fellow that owned a dealership from the time of Airheads to the Hexheads. The...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,501
Posted By dduelin
A tailor or seamstress in an alteration shop can...

A tailor or seamstress in an alteration shop can work wonders. I'm not especially short at 5' 6" 29" inseam but several times over the years I've taken jackets or pants to one shop in particular and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By dduelin
They make bikes for carrying you and your stuff...

They make bikes for carrying you and your stuff on tour and the manufacturers don't tout how light they are in the ad copy. In two years look for a sport tourer or adventure tourer.
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,135
Posted By dduelin
These should keep you busy for a few days. ...

These should keep you busy for a few days.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=728895


http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=815958

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,780
Posted By dduelin
The wall gives a resistance to acceleration...

The wall gives a resistance to acceleration forces (remove the wall, go riding, and inertia supplies the same resistance to acceleration) so the force applied to the rear wheel makes it "climb" up...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,780
Posted By dduelin
For those that can't or won't follow the math -...

For those that can't or won't follow the math - try this simple exercise. Place the front wheel of your motorcycle against a wall, engage first gear, release the brakes, slip the clutch and add some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,585
Posted By dduelin
Move along all you left lane blockers. If...

Move along all you left lane blockers.

If you are going to pass on the right - watch the closing speeds.

Target fixation is a powerful thing.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,324
Posted By dduelin
Life has chapters. Sometimes we know when to...

Life has chapters. Sometimes we know when to close one and turn the first page of the next one and sometimes we don't know we've ended one until we are well into the next and sometimes we revisit a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,780
Posted By dduelin
Are you sure about that? ...

Are you sure about that?


http://www.promecha.com.au/myths_misconceptions.htm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,780
Posted By dduelin
The rear suspension on all bikes extends upon...

The rear suspension on all bikes extends upon acceleration regardless of chain, belt, or shaft drive mechanisms. Careful design and/or engineering of the relationship of the swing arm pivot axis to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 32,470
Posted By dduelin
That is something the NC700X and the FZ-07 have...

That is something the NC700X and the FZ-07 have in common.
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,086
Posted By dduelin
In the interest of full disclosure many of the...

In the interest of full disclosure many of the last 6500 miles were on the slab. I had a week of vacation and wanted to do a 50CC and about the only way across the continent in <50 hours is to ride...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,942
Posted By dduelin
I guess I'm fortunate at almost 60 to still be...

I guess I'm fortunate at almost 60 to still be able to ride long days and multiple day after day rides without any pain that two Tylenol every 4 to 6 hours can't handle. I think for me the key is to...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 31,046
Posted By dduelin
I just did a similar ride on my ST1300 except...

I just did a similar ride on my ST1300 except across the lower tier of states. I did a 50CC to get west, crossing from Jacksonville Beach FL to San Diego in 42 hours 30 minutes. I then rode up to the...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,086
Posted By dduelin
Update. ...

Update.

http://s115.photobucket.com/albums/n291/dduelin/imagejpg1_zps5ce96e93.jpg[/URL]
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,600
Posted By dduelin
If the tire is hardly flat-spotted it has a lot...

If the tire is hardly flat-spotted it has a lot of life left in it. Z6 rears start life with a bit more than 5.5 mm of tread depth. Yes, without sipes on the centerline it's impossible to measure...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 31,046
Posted By dduelin
I think I passed you on TN 360 on the way to...

I think I passed you on TN 360 on the way to Tellico Plains from Venore. In the 100 mph corner at the horse pasture. At 100.
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5,567
Views: 1,075,809
Posted By dduelin
Honda is going to shave 75 lbs of weight off,...

Honda is going to shave 75 lbs of weight off, move the gas tank back where it belongs, fit a 19" front & Ohlins suspension and a real tool kit, add a cylinder, boost the hp to 79, raise the redline...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5,567
Views: 1,075,809
Posted By dduelin
Have you been following the Temporary Fuel Cell...

Have you been following the Temporary Fuel Cell thread over in the NC700 forum? I put 2 gallons in my tank last evening at 70 mph from an aux tank. It was neat to see the fuel gauge rising after I...
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