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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 29,762
Posted By CaseyJones
Let's see.... ASSUMING they're perfected to...

Let's see....

ASSUMING they're perfected to where they're practical...let's consider.

They're quiet.

There's no gas tank - so quite-likely there'll be a step-through frame.

Motor will be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,240
Posted By CaseyJones
It happens. One photo posted higher, showed a...

It happens. One photo posted higher, showed a bottle of tequila at a "memorial" (trash pile).

It's been known to happen, especially in da hood - where they'll put whiskey or malt liquor on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,240
Posted By CaseyJones
Agreed, we don't need a new series of laws. We...

Agreed, we don't need a new series of laws. We need to dig deeper.

It's the culture we live in; where instead of handling mourning PRIVATELY, we INSIST on creating SCENES. Public displays of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
I'm not out there participating in a live-action...

I'm not out there participating in a live-action paradigm to sell Brand-Name Image Enhancers.

And I fail to see the appeal of the century-old-designed Hardleys. They're crap. They'd be crap if...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
It wasn't "discontinued" except in the United...

It wasn't "discontinued" except in the United States; where nonsensical EPA laws and low sales Stateside have led Honda to not offer it this year. Maybe temporarily and maybe permanent.

And...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
Nobody's paying that. I got out the door paying...

Nobody's paying that. I got out the door paying $$8800 for mine. (For some reason I can't change the signature)

What I have is a smooth-running, QUIET, reasonably-powerful cycle which is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 332,627
Posted By CaseyJones
http://www.plateshack.com/y2k/Montana4/mtpermmc201...

http://www.plateshack.com/y2k/Montana4/mtpermmc2013july.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 332,627
Posted By CaseyJones
Register it in Montana. Missing titles can...

Register it in Montana.

Missing titles can be replaced with a "bonded title" - which costs, but dem's da breaks. But the license plate is PERMANENT - no renewal, ever.

By law, of course, if...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,138
Posted By CaseyJones
As noted, a different scenario. On their own...

As noted, a different scenario. On their own bikes, it is their watch and their arse. On MY machine, I am the operator; I am the holder of an MC endorsement; I have the insurance card.

My...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
Rich boys' toys. While the rest of the nation is...

Rich boys' toys. While the rest of the nation is reeling, the non-productive money-changer class is growing feelthy-reech - with their snouts in the government trough.

All the one-percenters'...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,408
Posted By CaseyJones
His little webpage sounds like instructions on...

His little webpage sounds like instructions on how to DESTROY a new machine.

Everything the manufacturer says NOT to do, he says DO.

My guess is, he's having some fun - seeing how many...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,408
Posted By CaseyJones
Anyone who wants to, can follow it. He can...

Anyone who wants to, can follow it.

He can pay the major repair and overhaul bills later, too.

I see no credentials for this guy; his claims of additional power because of abuse on a green,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,408
Posted By CaseyJones
I think you got it. Especially how to handle the...

I think you got it. Especially how to handle the manufacturer's reps.

Be sure to give it that rest. Wrap it tight in a blankey so it doesn't get cold. A pillow under the center-stand will make...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 01:06 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,408
Posted By CaseyJones
What do you think seating the rings, is? ...

What do you think seating the rings, is?

Here's something to try: Take the water-pump-mounted fan off your truck. Put an electric fan on the radiator; or just leave it with no fan. Unless...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 12:14 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,909
Posted By CaseyJones
Your loss. You weren't man enough to take...

Your loss.

You weren't man enough to take them on or scare them into thinking you would; so you lost the chance.

Nothing to be done now. You got pwned. Some days you get the bear; and some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,138
Posted By CaseyJones
I seldom have a passenger. But when I...

I seldom have a passenger.

But when I do...the passenger has the gear. Even if it's my own.

Reason being: If there's a wreck, and your humble &ob'dt should get his silly arse kilt...too bad,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,408
Posted By CaseyJones
Of course they have to wear in. There's...

Of course they have to wear in. There's statistical tolerances; and while with many brands they're much tighter than they once were, they are still present.

And increasing the forces WHILE they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,408
Posted By CaseyJones
I'm just puzzling over the logic: HOW is abusing...

I'm just puzzling over the logic: HOW is abusing an engine before its parts are seated to each other, going to lead to it giving better performance later?

The best performance is gonna come from...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
Nope. I'm in the alleged union because I'm...

Nope.

I'm in the alleged union because I'm forced in. We need a union to protect us from that UNION.

Obviously I don't ride into work. Gear is too heavy and I'll be gone too long to know what...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
Pond water?

Pond water?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
I had you figured for this. ...

I had you figured for this.

http://www.firstpourwine.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/IMG_3397-768x1024.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
Jim Beam. Neat.

Jim Beam.

Neat.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 08:45 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
Yup. Frankly, at 110, it scared me - how...

Yup.

Frankly, at 110, it scared me - how fast things came up. There was nothing out and about; it was too hot...high summer on the Plains...but if even a small critter ran out in front, I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
:eek2 Truly a broad-minded Renaissance Man. ...

:eek2

Truly a broad-minded Renaissance Man.

Next he'll be telling us he drinks Coors from a Bud Light giveaway glass...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
I won't lie. Done it. On a well-maintained...

I won't lie. Done it.

On a well-maintained deserted road, US 14 between Huron and Pierre. Finding out what my GS would do. It had more go than I had nerves.

I did it with a muffler. And I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
Or maybe it's because I live where you do not. ...

Or maybe it's because I live where you do not.

The riders here are mostly GS and other dual-sport bikes. Oddly, the BMW dealer here is bigger than the Harley Motor-Cloze Boutique. So...most of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
I don't know about him. I am opposed to...

I don't know about him.

I am opposed to idiots who like to make a nusance spectacle of themselves. That includes sportbikes with open pipes; riced-out subcompacts with fart cans; "sound cars"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
:nod This. Exactly.

:nod

This. Exactly.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
Uh...yeah. Some of us do. That's why some...

Uh...yeah. Some of us do.

That's why some of us opt for well-designed, well-engineered flat twins or in-line fours. Even my Burgman parallel twin chuffs smoothly, thanks to balance shafts.

If...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
I was an asshole. And yes, I was smacked down. ...

I was an asshole. And yes, I was smacked down. Those were the days when it was done.

I lived to learn; and now I know why - apart from the pistol-whipping.



Yes. WTF makes YOU so speshel,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
Yah. I guess common courtesy and civilized...

Yah. I guess common courtesy and civilized behavior is "Fossil" behavior.

We all Neu Skeul now...we don't need no stinkin' consideration. We BAD...we gonna SHOW them.

Until someone tougher,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
Noise so loud you can feel it. Like a jolt to...

Noise so loud you can feel it. Like a jolt to the head. Makes the ballcap fall off.

Of course you wouldn't know - you've got hearing damage from listening to your own kewel open pipes. Also, NO...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
In udder words, you blast the caps off anyone...

In udder words, you blast the caps off anyone within a hundred yards, NOT for your own needs (if it were your needs, the earbuds would do) but to IMPRESS ALL THE FAWNING, ADMIRING PEOPLE who're...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
Then, you'd be okay with that MP3 BWROOM-BWROOM...

Then, you'd be okay with that MP3 BWROOM-BWROOM sound loop being played, JUST to your earbuds?

I could live with that. You can listen to engine noise until you're sick of it.

But I don't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,158
Posted By CaseyJones
Yes. Six years ago I got a chance at a trip...

Yes.

Six years ago I got a chance at a trip to Banff.

Whole time I was there it was raining. Height of summer, too...just a tent campsite cost $50 a night. Hotel rooms, $250 and up. IF you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,158
Posted By CaseyJones
Very dramatic; and many of us have seen similar. ...

Very dramatic; and many of us have seen similar. Five years ago, working in South Dakota...I had business travel to Minneapolis from Huron. Long ride and perfect for the GS I had at the time.

It...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,158
Posted By CaseyJones
It's a test of sensibilities. Some people...just...

It's a test of sensibilities. Some people...just don't know enough to come in out of the rain.

I've been caught out in the rain, mostly on road trips. Everyone has. It's not enjoyable; and it...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-14-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5,263
Views: 522,246
Posted By CaseyJones
The stilted dialect is the same as so many...

The stilted dialect is the same as so many Nigerian help-me-hold-a-million-dollars scams.

I suspect whatever spammer put that up just pulled the name off the Web. They probably have a spoofed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,642
Posted By CaseyJones
No, it's a stereotype. With some basis in fact -...

No, it's a stereotype. With some basis in fact - MOST stereotypes come from common observed traits or behaviors.

The way to fight stereotypes, is not with lawsuits or tantrums or stupid marches...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 36,516
Posted By CaseyJones
Every workday I have to listen to engine noise. ...

Every workday I have to listen to engine noise. It's fatiguing; and it's damaged my hearing.

I don't want to hear it when I'm NOT working.

The pleasant sound of a well-designed, well-tuned...
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