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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By Capt Crash
Agreed. Also, know what you're looking for in...

Agreed. Also, know what you're looking for in the training you seek--working on judgement is as important as working on skills.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By Capt Crash
It's the ALT-Most 10x2 Idaho STAR uses the 15x3...

It's the ALT-Most 10x2
Idaho STAR uses the 15x3 in their Precision Riding Clinic.

I miss the old Figure 8 from the RSS...good times...good times...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By Capt Crash
Nicely done. :thumb

Nicely done. :thumb
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,051
Posted By Capt Crash
The ALT MOST Cone Weave: 2-Up

Ride with a passenger, practice with a passenger:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecsUFCpJJBA
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,943
Posted By Capt Crash
How to Pick up an ST

It's easy peasy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwTMKVInLeU&
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By Capt Crash
Saturday June 07

Saturday June 07/Provo UT to Nampa, ID/07:15 to 15:30/3875miles to 4280miles

Home. Random first thoughts.

Things I never expected to say: “Hey, the morning commute in Milwaukee isn’t that...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By Capt Crash
Friday June 6

Friday June 06/Aurora CO to Provo UT/07:15 to 17:30/3303miles to 3875miles

OK, straight up: if you have the chance to ride US 70 across the bottom of Utah you should do it. It’s absolutely...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By Capt Crash
Thursday June 5

Thursday June 05/Salina KS to Aurora CO/09:15 to 16:30/2867miles to 3303miles

Finally all my preconceived notions, my prejudices and stereotypes have been confirmed: western Kansas and eastern...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By Capt Crash
Wednesday, June 4th

Wednesday June 04/Nauvoo IL to Salina KS/07:15 to 17:00/2389miles to 2867miles

I’m not sure this is unique to me but have you ever noticed how the moment you start bitching about how hard you have...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By Capt Crash
Tuesday June 03

Tuesday June 03/Nauvoo IL/Local Miles only

Today was a relax day. Saw local sites. Meet a lot of very earnest people. Learned that 19th century Mormonism was chock full of symbolism and a neat...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By Capt Crash
Monday June 2

Monday June 02/Plymouth WI to Nauvoo IL/07:45 to 16:45/1,981miles to 2,357miles

Two things about Illinois--the roads are terrible, truly dreadful and it really seems like a prairie state, more so...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By Capt Crash
Sunday June 01

Sunday June 1/Road America/Full Day/Local Miles Only

Day two of the double header started well. We slept late. The autopilot didn’t come on at 6 or 7 and I slept until after 8. We were just...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By Capt Crash
Saturday May 31

Saturday May 31/Road America/Full Day/Local Miles Only

Way back in the day I had some friends who raced in the DSR class in Sports Car Club of America races at Sears Point and Laguna Seca. It...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By Capt Crash
Friday May 30

Friday May 30/Plymouth WI/Full Day/Local Miles Only

Today was a scouting day. We slept in a little and once the sun was high and warm we went to the track to walk the battlefield and come up...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By Capt Crash
A kind lady at that stand (St. John the...

A kind lady at that stand (St. John the Baptist's) didn't have to work hard to convince me to have Pie and ice cream for breakfast...
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By Capt Crash
Thurday May 29

Thursday May 29/Cedar Rapids IA to Plymouth WI/08:30 to 16:20/1596 miles to 1882

If you’re in a midsized Midwestern city like, say, Cedar Rapids Iowa then you would be an idiot if you didn’t stop...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By Capt Crash
Wednesday, May 28

Wednesday May 28/Omaha NE to Cedar Rapids IA/08:15 to 16:10/1321 miles to 1596 miles

Dear Iowa,
I have a couple of questions starting with, on US30, what’s the deal with the red pavement for the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By Capt Crash
Tuesday, May 27

Tuesday, May 27/North Platte, NE to Omaha NE/08:15 to 17:30/1006 to 1321 miles

When we built our schedule for this trip we built in some “slop” time; time that we could use to make up for delays...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By Capt Crash
May 26

May 26/Rock Spring, WY to North Platte, NE/7:13MST to 17:30CST/510 miles to 1006 miles

Good day. Went like this:

1. And Crash looked at Stoobie (ST1300) and thought, “HOLY MOLY, look at all...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,010
Posted By Capt Crash
Road America Superbike 2014 There & Back

It's not the most glamorous of rides but the interesting part is Mrs. Crash rode on the back.

May 25, 2014/08:10 to 17:30/Nampa ID to Rock Springs WY/0 miles to 510
Started the day eating a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,014
Posted By Capt Crash
I'm going to a place called "Best Practices" (no,...

I'm going to a place called "Best Practices" (no, not practicing, practices). This is the idea that you're aware of what you're doing and trying to do the right things (practices). Not following...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,700
Posted By Capt Crash
Amen. Groupthink isn't just a Harley issue. If...

Amen. Groupthink isn't just a Harley issue. If you like it? Go for it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,362
Posted By Capt Crash
Shit happens. People love you. You weren't more...

Shit happens. People love you. You weren't more greviously damaged.

Life is good.


Thanks by the way.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,362
Posted By Capt Crash
If luck had nothing to do with it... How...

If luck had nothing to do with it...

How come you hit a deer?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 34,218
Posted By Capt Crash
Great googly moogly! These young punks with...

Great googly moogly! These young punks with their flashy techniques and disregard for appropriate gear are going to ruin it for all of us!
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,455
Posted By Capt Crash
I'm a believer of carrying basic live saving gear...

I'm a believer of carrying basic live saving gear where you can access it in an emergency.

http://youtu.be/SfGkN3wPSEo
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 34,218
Posted By Capt Crash
Damn stunters! This is all Obama's fault! ...

Damn stunters!
This is all Obama's fault!

http://kletterman.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/angry-old-man.jpg

And I need some stool softener too......
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,089
Posted By Capt Crash
Think of it as an alternative to the...

Think of it as an alternative to the countersteering thread...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,089
Posted By Capt Crash
My two bits...two, get it? ...

My two bits...two, get it?

http://youtu.be/imrAbLNeFe4

http://youtu.be/yQpJDux_M-w

Enjoy
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 397,204
Posted By Capt Crash
Sight lines or line of sight....

http://youtu.be/DMgYxsocN_Q
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 397,204
Posted By Capt Crash
Chip Seal

Fresh chip seal can be unnerving. Once cured and sealed it is just road...

http://youtu.be/sWoerDAB1Lw
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 397,204
Posted By Capt Crash
Traveling 2 up

Taking a Passenger?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5a5e8cbgNBY
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 397,204
Posted By Capt Crash
Surmounting

For the low clearance crowd....

http://youtu.be/UD1Qhdy_-HE
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 89,312
Posted By Capt Crash
New tires always "feel" different...your mind is...

New tires always "feel" different...your mind is at work on you as well because you're hyper sensitive and expect a change.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 397,204
Posted By Capt Crash
Trail Braking Basics

Noobs--for you!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HfaBt3sJSCs
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By Capt Crash
Love all the fire fighters but the old school...

Love all the fire fighters but the old school guys rocked it!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By Capt Crash
Rules Without A Ruler

Last Saturday I got a real treat. I'm a fire commissioner and I was invited to a "Fire Ops" course put on yearly by the Professional Fire Fighters of Idaho. Simply put it was a chance to put on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,229
Posted By Capt Crash
It's easy to bust a dude's chops for one mangled...

It's easy to bust a dude's chops for one mangled sentence ain't it? Fortunately most Internet heroes never get the chance to mangle someone on the range....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,229
Posted By Capt Crash
RC f'd up. Press forward on the bar on the...

RC f'd up.

Press forward on the bar on the side of the direction you wish to turn or increase lean. Press left, go left. Press right go right.

And....enter nonsense mode.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 89,312
Posted By Capt Crash
Nicely done. No need to overload the student.

Nicely done. No need to overload the student.
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