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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,271
Posted By LoachDriver
Thank you to all who shared their experience. ...

Thank you to all who shared their experience.

My friend threw the chain today on his way home from work. He said that he was just a mile or so from home and had just downshifted when the chain...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,271
Posted By LoachDriver
While helping a friend work on his 2008 KLR650...

While helping a friend work on his 2008 KLR650 with 22,xxx miles, I noticed that his chain seemed very loose. He replied that he had tightened it 3 times in the last couple of weeks, but that it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-30-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 67,827
Posted By LoachDriver
I agree with RHanson's assessment. :hide

I agree with RHanson's assessment. :hide
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4,653
Views: 922,468
Posted By LoachDriver
Hello all, Just bought a 2003 750...

Hello all,

Just bought a 2003 750 Nighthawk. 8300 miles. Very clean. Zero rust. I LITERALLY bought it from a 71 y.o. Grandpa who bought it from a dealer in 2008 with 400 miles. I'm happy.

I'll...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4,199
Views: 385,796
Posted By LoachDriver
From the article: "While most Harley-Davidsons...

From the article:
"While most Harley-Davidsons are still sold in the United States, the percentage of international sales has fluctuated but has remained significant: 30 percent in 1993, 18 percent...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,021
Posted By LoachDriver
Higher fuel prices cause more motorcycle accidents...

My apologies if posting this article is inappropriate. I had just never heard anyone suggesting a link between fuel prices and motorcycle accidents. Maybe those more experienced than me (that's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,562
Posted By LoachDriver
I'm a new motorcyclist so I can use every...

I'm a new motorcyclist so I can use every advantage possible in order to continue aging. What I decided to do was wear a high viz yellow helmet... and then not worry about about the color of jackets,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,442
Posted By LoachDriver
It's not worked every time for me. When the...

It's not worked every time for me. When the kickstand trick fails, the attendant brings over a metal box as you described, to the consternation of all behind me.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,442
Posted By LoachDriver
Talking In my short, newbie riding experience I have been...

In my short, newbie riding experience I have been successful a couple of times in deploying my kickstand to rest over the loop, causing the gate to rise. I think it was a causal effect anyway; I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 27,480
Posted By LoachDriver
Your comment caused me - a noob - to wonder what...

Your comment caused me - a noob - to wonder what the proper procedure is if the front tire drops off the shoulder, or edge, of the road? My apologies if this question is OT.

LoachDriver.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4,199
Views: 385,796
Posted By LoachDriver
I've been a motorcyclist for about 4 months now...

I've been a motorcyclist for about 4 months now and I'm up to almost 1000 miles.

Right now I'm just having a great time riding and learning. It's really fun and I'm having a blast. I'm waving at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,912
Posted By LoachDriver
I'm a new rider so this is a good thread for me...

I'm a new rider so this is a good thread for me to read.

Along with every other aspect of riding, parking is something I've been second guessing myself about.

My concern with parking has been...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 87,251
Posted By LoachDriver
Some of you may be aware of Google's research...

Some of you may be aware of Google's research into automonous vehicles. I recently read a very interesting and informative article in The New Yorker about the beginnings of that research and their...
Forum: Face plant 02-11-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,704
Posted By LoachDriver
I've read everyone's comments and just want to...

I've read everyone's comments and just want to say that I appreciate all the support and insights each of you has shared. I will take to heart the admonishments against trying to "cushion" the bikes...
Forum: Face plant 02-02-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,704
Posted By LoachDriver
@feathered: Thank you for your comment. Spot on,...

@feathered: Thank you for your comment. Spot on, I'd say. I agree that is not a good habit to cultivate. I can only say in my defense that the bike was stopped and I was trying to minimize the...
Forum: Face plant 02-02-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,704
Posted By LoachDriver
New rider. Dropped Bike.

So.... I am a new rider. I have - as of yesterday - 569 miles of motorcycle experience. All acquired in the last couple of months on my new 2013 KLR650.

Yesterday, I also dropped my bike for the...
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