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Forum: Equipment Today, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2,063
Views: 403,963
Posted By Vertical C
Would this reduce the need for an underquilt? ...

Would this reduce the need for an underquilt? As the bag material wouldn't be compressed.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7,973
Views: 486,175
Posted By Vertical C
I wonder how autonomous cars and trucks will deal...

I wonder how autonomous cars and trucks will deal with cyclists. There would be places here and in many jurisdictions where there is a continuous DY for many kilometres. I assume that the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7,973
Views: 486,175
Posted By Vertical C
How would speeding up trucks help here ...

How would speeding up trucks help here
http://m.smh.com.au/nsw/cyclist-killed-in-collision-with-truck-in-rose-bay-20150528-ghb9nq
Forum: Old's Cool 05-26-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 2,875
Views: 427,235
Posted By Vertical C
http://www.justauto.com.au/justbikes/motorcycles-f...

http://www.justauto.com.au/justbikes/motorcycles-for-sale/1999-TRIUMPH-955CC-SPRINT-ST%2C-JBW3565785?backurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.justauto.com.au%2Fjustbikes%2Fsearch%3Fsearch_location_state%3DNSW%26locat...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 39,177
Posted By Vertical C
What I find that on the highway, the car next to...

What I find that on the highway, the car next to me has noise coming from their tyres that are more than the exhaust from the bike.

When are we going to have stock tyre rules come in?
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,195
Posted By Vertical C
If you are thinking about not keeping it for...

If you are thinking about not keeping it for long, I would always buy the second hand bike. They always do better on resale.

Regarding the vtx, I met a guy in Peru that had ridden his down...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 20,451
Posted By Vertical C
Yeah ok that's probably true. The original...

Yeah ok that's probably true. The original concept said 400cc twin, that motor doesn't exist either. They could sleeve down a cb500 but what is the point as it's just as heavy.

I think that...
Forum: Road warriors 05-24-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 20,451
Posted By Vertical C
Does Honda have a 650 single that would pass...

Does Honda have a 650 single that would pass modern day emissions?

They could do a 500 twin but how is it that different to the cb 500x
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 511
Views: 43,981
Posted By Vertical C
What is this?

What is this?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2015, 12:00 AM
Replies: 7,973
Views: 486,175
Posted By Vertical C
http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2015/05/21/lond...

http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2015/05/21/londons-canal-walkways-now-have-duck-lanes

Needed a break from the depressing articles
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,909
Posted By Vertical C
The chicks love tough guys? Meh it's not my...

The chicks love tough guys?

Meh it's not my bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 39,177
Posted By Vertical C
It's mostly the baby bloomers getting old. It...

It's mostly the baby bloomers getting old. It was ok to do it back in the 70s when they were young but not now.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 10:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,118
Posted By Vertical C
So maybe it came via time travel?

So maybe it came via time travel?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,808
Posted By Vertical C
Remember there are no crappy adventure bikes. ...

Remember there are no crappy adventure bikes. Only "adventure riders" who are too crappy to make an adventure...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,118
Posted By Vertical C
I have never seen a motorcycle one that is a...

I have never seen a motorcycle one that is a solid disc? Rather than holes in the middle.

Now that I have made that statement someone will be along to correct me. :)
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,689
Posted By Vertical C
Is it a sym? I have had two sym scoots the...

Is it a sym?

I have had two sym scoots the first one, hd200, was better than my current orbit 125. The HD is made in Taiwan not mainland China though.

I assume these are made in Taiwan
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,118
Posted By Vertical C
Aren't like 70% of bikes in the usa cruisers? ...

Aren't like 70% of bikes in the usa cruisers? Just probability.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 39,177
Posted By Vertical C
Do you think the ass hole at 2am is just pissed...

Do you think the ass hole at 2am is just pissed off with getting woken up when he is trying to sleep during the day and is now getting even?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,118
Posted By Vertical C
I wonder what percentage of motorcycles in usa...

I wonder what percentage of motorcycles in usa actually use sprockets like that. Most cruisers would be belt or shaft. Have to be low.
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 768
Posted By Vertical C
Why don't you look for all and buy the one that...

Why don't you look for all and buy the one that is the best price
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,118
Posted By Vertical C
That only indicates it is a motorcycle part not...

That only indicates it is a motorcycle part not that it came from a motorcycle.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,118
Posted By Vertical C
Where in the story does it say it came from a...

Where in the story does it say it came from a motorcycle?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 12:39 AM
Replies: 678
Views: 39,177
Posted By Vertical C
Isn't the obvious solution to follow him then sit...

Isn't the obvious solution to follow him then sit outside his house with your exhaust revving it up for a couple hours.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,324
Posted By Vertical C
Did you get lost from the camry drivers forum..? ...

Did you get lost from the camry drivers forum..? Where is your sense of adv.
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2015, 08:39 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 163,741
Posted By Vertical C
Source?

Source?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,325
Posted By Vertical C
Why do people all want everyone to be exactly...

Why do people all want everyone to be exactly like them?

If people want to wear a three quarters helmet that is fine. Same with full face etc.

Otherwise you get the uniform sameness you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,891
Posted By Vertical C
Are dirt roads off road?

Are dirt roads off road?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 39,177
Posted By Vertical C
You were the one that said they are often not...

You were the one that said they are often not enforced. How can you know that unless you have tested the majority of bikes and found them illegal. Is it not possible that you simply are thinking...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 39,177
Posted By Vertical C
A quick google says that is not true. That...

A quick google says that is not true.

That would be the only jurisdiction that did it that way if true.

Plus they also do have measuring regulations so unless you have tested the majority...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 39,177
Posted By Vertical C
How can people say that the law is rarely...

How can people say that the law is rarely enforced unless they have actually measured the majority of bikes at the required rpm. It's not like you can tell what rpm exactly a bike us making just by...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,080
Posted By Vertical C
Personally I took the risk with high top hiking...

Personally I took the risk with high top hiking boots instead.

To answer the question I don't think you want to just leave your bike anyway so you can probably leave them on the bike with a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 39,177
Posted By Vertical C
But if you change the law so that it's illegal to...

But if you change the law so that it's illegal to make noise in any rev range then everyone who has a stock exhaust might be illegal as well then.

How is that a good plan?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 39,177
Posted By Vertical C
Which probably wouldn't be illegal, since the...

Which probably wouldn't be illegal, since the test should be done at cruising rpm.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 39,177
Posted By Vertical C
Exactly so what is requiring stock exhaust going...

Exactly so what is requiring stock exhaust going to do when the point is to prevent loud noise?

Most people with a stock exhaust deliberately don't ride at the rpm that is tested because that is...
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 582,048
Posted By Vertical C
I doubt if motus has the budget to influence...

I doubt if motus has the budget to influence jurnos
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 678
Views: 39,177
Posted By Vertical C
If he punched it a stock exhaust might not be...

If he punched it a stock exhaust might not be quieter since the test rpm is at a low level. There's nothing illegal about noise at high rpm or indeed any rpm other than the one of test.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 17,914
Posted By Vertical C
Of course there is more than one answer, that's...

Of course there is more than one answer, that's why the smarter of us have two plus bikes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-06-2015, 02:41 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,596
Posted By Vertical C
Faking it would probably nullify your travel ...

Faking it would probably nullify your travel insurance. In the land of $100k hospital visits....not smart

They do check. I had a crash in Guatemala, my insurer checked, and it was only a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,596
Posted By Vertical C
Progressive insures foreigners for the bike...

Progressive insures foreigners for the bike according to my research.

You should be checking how getting a foreign licence affects your travel insurance which is much more important
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2015, 07:46 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 17,914
Posted By Vertical C
I was assuming that the tyres are the same...

I was assuming that the tyres are the same compound.

I don't think you are correct in saying that the lighter bike will have harder tyres which makes up for the lower force applied to the tyres...
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