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Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4,248
Views: 809,880
Posted By Paebr332
Although you ARE allowed to make a left turn in...

Although you ARE allowed to make a left turn in Africa...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 104,055
Posted By Paebr332
First, I threatened nothing. Second, the bike...

First, I threatened nothing. Second, the bike exists and is actually being manufactured. And finally as Vik points out just above, the parts for the UE are already sourced and the manufacturing plans...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 104,055
Posted By Paebr332
In other words, thread shitting. JerryH got a...

In other words, thread shitting. JerryH got a major timeout for doing this in Road Warriors.

Just sayin'....
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 104,055
Posted By Paebr332
Please point out where Ducatis states that the...

Please point out where Ducatis states that the Scrambler is not off-roadable (hell they took the press off road on them in California) and cannot be used as a dual sport (the photo of the Scrambler...
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 61,948
Posted By Paebr332
If it follows the Monster 796 schedule (same...

If it follows the Monster 796 schedule (same engine) it will be a oil change and valve CHECK at 7,500, belts at 15,000. My Monster has been through three valve CHECKS and so far has required no valve...
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 464,529
Posted By Paebr332
Pfft. That stuff is all easy. Motus should have...

Pfft. That stuff is all easy. Motus should have been able to do all that in under 6 months, tops. Slackers.
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 104,055
Posted By Paebr332
Again, why have YOU already concluded that the...

Again, why have YOU already concluded that the Scrambler is not "off-roadable" nor a "light twin dual sport?" You have not actually seen one, let alone ridden one and thus know NOTHING about its...
Forum: Road warriors 12-19-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 464,529
Posted By Paebr332
Has your 40 years in manufacturing included...

Has your 40 years in manufacturing included involvement with starting up a completely new company that had to design, engineer and manufactured a completely new product that required government...
Forum: Beasts 12-19-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 104,055
Posted By Paebr332
Maybe that is because Ducati is unaware you...

Maybe that is because Ducati is unaware you exist? They literally cannot build and market a bike that exactly meets the needs of every rider. To expect them to cater precisely to YOUR individual...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 10,738
Posted By Paebr332
So what are you "practicing?" Since you have...

So what are you "practicing?" Since you have stated repeatedly that training does not make people better riders (see Haworth et al.), how do you know that what you are "practicing" is in fact correct...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 10,738
Posted By Paebr332
I'll just take that as your admission that you...

I'll just take that as your admission that you actually don't know that answer to the most basic statistic question which renders meaningless your opinion on the statistical validity of the studies...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 10,738
Posted By Paebr332
So I assume this means you will not be posting...

So I assume this means you will not be posting any links to your much hyped Haworth studies? Shocking.

Nice anecdote about the rider who rarely rides now after her crash. Tell us, oh great...
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 104,055
Posted By Paebr332
Note the Borile has less suspension travel front...

Note the Borile has less suspension travel front and rear than the Scrambler Ducati. And a low pipe. Tsk tsk... Such a poser bike. :wink:
Forum: Beasts 12-18-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 104,055
Posted By Paebr332
John, you are bench racing a bike you have never...

John, you are bench racing a bike you have never seen in the flesh, let alone ridden. You have already concluded what the bike will and will not do. How about you actually wait until they are out,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 10,738
Posted By Paebr332
You are really hilarious. You post a random...

You are really hilarious. You post a random "Google it" then get mad when someone fires back an identical reply. That is why I posted what I did the way I did. Congratulations on being utterly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 391
Views: 10,738
Posted By Paebr332
I read the article and actually understand the...

I read the article and actually understand the statistics they discussed. Did you?
Forum: Beasts 12-17-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 104,055
Posted By Paebr332
Those two bikes have significantly different...

Those two bikes have significantly different power curves, exhaust note, suspension travel, rake, trail and front tire size. Why do you consider them practically the same except for styling?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,831
Posted By Paebr332
You need to drive more in NJ to see truly...

You need to drive more in NJ to see truly appalling driving.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 10,738
Posted By Paebr332
Haworth's work does not survive detailed...

Haworth's work does not survive detailed statistical analysis. Google "Cochrane Collaboration."
Forum: Road warriors 12-17-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 464,529
Posted By Paebr332
:huh

:huh
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 464,529
Posted By Paebr332
Is that like two wrongs don't make a right, but...

Is that like two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do?
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 464,529
Posted By Paebr332
Did Motus kill your dog or something? You post a...

Did Motus kill your dog or something? You post a lot of vituperation against Motus despite seeming to have zero intent to ever own one. It's pretty weird. :huh
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 427
Views: 61,948
Posted By Paebr332
From Ducati's website: "The enjoyment of...

From Ducati's website:

"The enjoyment of riding, reliability and maximum containment of maintenance costs are among the main criteria that drive every engineering project in Ducati. We have spread...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4,248
Views: 809,880
Posted By Paebr332
Um, that figure for Honda is only the numbers...

Um, that figure for Honda is only the numbers they manufactured IN JAPAN. Honda builds a majority of their bikes outside Japan.
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 104,055
Posted By Paebr332
Valve INSPECTION at 7,500. These are 2 valve...

Valve INSPECTION at 7,500. These are 2 valve air-cooled engines that rarely need ADJUSTMENT. The PO of my Duc had a full valve inspection, new belts and state inspection done this spring for $500.
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 104,055
Posted By Paebr332
Triumph called that bike model a Bonneville, not...

Triumph called that bike model a Bonneville, not a Scrambler. [shrug]
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4,248
Views: 809,880
Posted By Paebr332
And this source on which you base this would be?

And this source on which you base this would be?
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4,248
Views: 809,880
Posted By Paebr332
Since we are adding perspective, BMW and KTM both...

Since we are adding perspective, BMW and KTM both sell a little over 100,000 bikes per year, and Harley sells about 260,000 per year. So Harley, BMW and KTM sell as many bikes per year as Honda sells...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-10-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 26,930
Views: 1,199,499
Posted By Paebr332
We need the location. :rofl

We need the location. :rofl
Forum: Beasts 12-10-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6,189
Views: 1,283,516
Posted By Paebr332
W00t! I should be good-to-go with buying a...

W00t! I should be good-to-go with buying a Scrambler Ducati as soon as they hit the dealers in the springs. :clap

:wink:
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 45,422
Posted By Paebr332
Apple will turn 30 next year. Cisco just turned...

Apple will turn 30 next year. Cisco just turned 30, as did Dell. Microsoft turns 40 next year. HP will be 80 in 2015. Xerox is 108 years old. IBM's roots go back 130 years. The two largest electronic...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 10,738
Posted By Paebr332
To summarize: I cannot learn anything from a...

To summarize: I cannot learn anything from a coach at a track because there is nothing for me to learn from a coach at a track.

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Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,312
Posted By Paebr332
Welcome to the wonderful world of German...

Welcome to the wonderful world of German engineering. Their mantra is "Why use 2 parts if 27 will work?"
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 567
Views: 45,422
Posted By Paebr332
What you are positing is that Harley can EASILY...

What you are positing is that Harley can EASILY change its culture from that of a stodgy manufacturer of a relatively low-tech but high margin product into one of a tech-like company focused on rapid...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 10,738
Posted By Paebr332
Why do people with absolutely NO knowledge or...

Why do people with absolutely NO knowledge or experience on a topic insist on displaying their nescience? I just don't get it. :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,972,127
Posted By Paebr332
That or "Bike just wouldn't make the turn....

That or "Bike just wouldn't make the turn. Damndest thing I ever did see..."
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-09-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 471,009
Posted By Paebr332
I drive a 2015 vehicle and have NO problem caused...

I drive a 2015 vehicle and have NO problem caused by the rapid upshifting. I just don't tailgate... :deal
Forum: Beasts 12-09-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,093
Views: 104,055
Posted By Paebr332
... with a teacup for a gas tank.

... with a teacup for a gas tank.
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,312
Posted By Paebr332
How will the Duc bleed you dry? Air cooled 2V...

How will the Duc bleed you dry? Air cooled 2V Ducs just need new belts every 2 years/12k miles and a valve check every 6k. Doing it yourself is really not difficult at all and the belts are about...
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 464,529
Posted By Paebr332
Motus is still in business, while Horex no longer...

Motus is still in business, while Horex no longer is. That is the big difference. :deal
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