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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,649
Posted By Fluklowskli
seldom

How loose can you keep your arms and hands in a pucker moment? Panic=stiff arms=poor lever control=loss of traction. The MSF has good reasons to teach newbs not to cover the brakes.

I cover the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-15-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,505
Posted By Fluklowskli
What I'll do a lot of times when I'm nearing an...

What I'll do a lot of times when I'm nearing an intersection with left-turners waiting to cross my path, is start at the left of the lane, and as I'm getting nearer, move right, so that in addition...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 44,042
Posted By Fluklowskli
I doubt many people climb atop a Ninja 250...

I doubt many people climb atop a Ninja 250 expecting frills and thrills...? I know only two "one bike and done" riders, and they both scared themselves silly on high-displacement bikes, e.g. superman...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,382
Posted By Fluklowskli
Agreed. Good lord, a lot of us...

Agreed.




Good lord, a lot of us do.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,382
Posted By Fluklowskli
If it's dangerous, so is any right-hand turn on...

If it's dangerous, so is any right-hand turn on red when there's a car in the left-turn lane. Depending on the intersection, most people inch forward until they can see what they need to see. And...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,382
Posted By Fluklowskli
I'm the motorcyclist. Got honked at, vaguely...

I'm the motorcyclist. Got honked at, vaguely uneasy about it.

Fairness and politeness are hardly set in stone, now, are they?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2013, 07:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,382
Posted By Fluklowskli
right turn etiquette

You're sitting in your car at a stoplight, waiting to turn right because a car in front of you is going straight and there's no turn lane. Your blinker is on. A motorcyclist passes between you and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-24-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By Fluklowskli
The June trip to Stillwater will be a...

The June trip to Stillwater will be a four-wheeled (car, that is) family outing. Between my 50+hour/week job and my 2yo daughter, the only riding I do is commuting to work (:cry a river)

I wound...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-22-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By Fluklowskli
"Not too far" is all semantics and free time,...

"Not too far" is all semantics and free time, ain't it :-)

I just looked up their retail store; never been there. I do have plans in Stillwater next month, so I'll have to stop by Rush City on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-22-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By Fluklowskli
Duluth/Superior: where do you buy your helmets?

So I've been to RJ sports and the Kawi dealership on Grand in West duluth, and the helmet selection sucks... IE I'm looking for a light colored/ Hi-viz modular/open face helmet, and what fits my...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 49,545
Posted By Fluklowskli
You loosed me at "never have to fix."

You loosed me at "never have to fix."
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,060
Posted By Fluklowskli
I've had good experiences in the wet on PR2s...

I've had good experiences in the wet on PR2s also, for the past couple of years; PR3 on the front this year has behaved well too, but haven't seen much rain to date.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,060
Posted By Fluklowskli
Question There is a semantic difference between...

There is a semantic difference between hydroplaning and sliding... As I understand it, hydroplaning means your tire sort of floats on the water, which takes wide tires and not a lot of weight--ie low...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-06-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,292
Posted By Fluklowskli
Question WD 40 on O-rings...?

I recently had an experience spraying WD-40 on a rusty timing cover bolt, and the rubber seal that got the overspray swelled up...

just wondering if anybody's had problems with the O-Rings from...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 52,948
Posted By Fluklowskli
Ouch.

I pay around $250/year for liability on my VFR 800. 28yr old, averaging a speeding ticket per year over the past couple, and precipitously worse going further back. Suddenly, I'm glad I don't live...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-28-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,932
Posted By Fluklowskli
Jaded views of humanity aside, we don't know jack...

Jaded views of humanity aside, we don't know jack about the kid. We do know Ducatis look pretty...:D

John's bluntness might backfire as you say, and a smart salesman might say something smoother...
Forum: Thumpers 11-29-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 22,315
Posted By Fluklowskli
Question I would think handing out money is exactly the...

I would think handing out money is exactly the way to help foreigners in poverty. Water and education cost money too. What kinda help are we talking about here?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-28-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 217,666
Posted By Fluklowskli
Thumb Thanks mucho!

Thanks mucho!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-28-2010, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,844
Views: 217,666
Posted By Fluklowskli
I have OS X 10.4. Do I have to shell out $169...

I have OS X 10.4. Do I have to shell out $169 for Snow leopard, or is there a place I can download BaseCamp 2.x.x?

Thanks,
Fluklowskli
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2010, 07:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,558
Posted By Fluklowskli
That's cuz the rear Roadsmarts are dual-compound,...

That's cuz the rear Roadsmarts are dual-compound, with harder rubber in the center; the fronts only have the softer compound.

I was satisfied with the Roadsmarts' performance, rain or shine. The...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-19-2010, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,923
Posted By Fluklowskli
Thumb Jim & RocketMoto--thanks for the feedback! I...

Jim & RocketMoto--thanks for the feedback! I just ordered a 765T from Costco.

Mounting-wise, I'll try improvising before I buy an aftermarket mount... Tuck it behind the windshield and carry a...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-16-2010, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,923
Posted By Fluklowskli
Question Nuvi 760?

I've been really tempted by the Zumo 550, but I can't bring myself to swallow the price.

After much waffling, I'm leaning towards getting a Nuvi 760 and wrapping it in an Aqua box...
Forum: Americas 04-16-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By Fluklowskli
Sweet--I'll PM you mid-June. ::beer Ted

Sweet--I'll PM you mid-June.
::beer

Ted
Forum: Americas 04-15-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By Fluklowskli
Minnesota to Vermont

I'm planning on riding from St. Paul, MN to Burlington, VT in June... Can you recommend any prime attractions on the way? You know, twisty roads, beautiful landscapes, tractor-sized balls of yarn,...
Forum: Europe 04-09-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,545
Posted By Fluklowskli
Hmm, according to some sources...

Hmm, according to some sources (http://www.nationmaster.com/graph/cri_rap_percap-crime-rapes-per-capita), it does. What's reported doesn't neccessarily jibe with what happens, though. Saudi Arabia...
Forum: Europe 04-07-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,545
Posted By Fluklowskli
chikan!

Okay: I googled "train perverts" and the first few pages of results talk mostly about pervs on Japanese trains. I'd always thought the Japanese are the most painstakingly polite people on earth. ...
Forum: Europe 04-05-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,545
Posted By Fluklowskli
Istanbul--perverts on the train

I took a ride on the train with a female friend when it was really crowded, and after the ride she said there were multiple hands grabbing her ass. She swatted them off and back they...
Forum: Thumpers 12-23-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 47,586
Posted By Fluklowskli
I love it! Advrider: come for the photos, stay...

I love it! Advrider: come for the photos, stay for the fashion critiques.
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2009, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Vfr
Views: 1,148
Posted By Fluklowskli
http://www.vanjey-design.com/images/stories/motore...

http://www.vanjey-design.com/images/stories/motorevue/photomontage-vfr-2.jpg

That's Ugly...


Haikus are 5-7-5 syllables, not 7-5-7. I'm surprised anyone who's ridden the "refined...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2008, 03:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,554
Posted By Fluklowskli
Thumb Cool photos dude. Thanks for posting!

Cool photos dude. Thanks for posting!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-30-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4,119
Views: 1,006,291
Posted By Fluklowskli
http://img185.imageshack.us/img185/8456/img0027syp...

http://img185.imageshack.us/img185/8456/img0027syp6.jpg
I forget exactly where this is taken... close to Moline, Illinois not far from the Great River Road.
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2008, 01:53 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 47,015
Posted By Fluklowskli
Thumb Excellent stuff--Thanks for sharing Uzay!

Excellent stuff--Thanks for sharing Uzay!
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2008, 03:46 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,830
Posted By Fluklowskli
Only other helmet i've had is an HJC 3/4. Not...

Only other helmet i've had is an HJC 3/4. Not sure of the model. Both Large, both fit comfortably.
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2008, 12:51 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,606
Posted By Fluklowskli
I had the same problem with my Skull Candy...

I had the same problem with my Skull Candy earphones--try bringing the wires up around the back of the ear.

I use my mp3-playing cell phone, and though sometimes I get tired of cycling through...
Forum: Equipment 07-15-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 27,830
Posted By Fluklowskli
Question I might be interested in a group buy too. The...

I might be interested in a group buy too. The only website I've found so far that sells replacement shields is Fastbikebits.com...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,935
Posted By Fluklowskli
I bought a used Trip offa Ebay recently, though...

I bought a used Trip offa Ebay recently, though I'm usually leery of buying gear I haven't tried on first.

There's a post-crash picture of one here, courtesy of Rick Blanc:...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-02-2008, 03:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By Fluklowskli
Thumb Midwest Cycle's online store...

Midwest Cycle's online store (http://www.midwestcycle.com/store/index.php?cat_id=38&catname='JACKETS%20&%20COATS') shows a pretty limited jacket selection. It's pretty close though, so I'll check it...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,302
Posted By Fluklowskli
Talking Windex works too, in a pinch.

Windex works too, in a pinch.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-31-2008, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 586
Posted By Fluklowskli
Sweet. ...

Sweet.

http://www.recreation.gov/generateBrowseMapRecGov.do?topTabIndex=CampgroundMap&topTabIndex=CampgroundMap&pageOrigin=mapBrowse&map=PARK&contractCode=NRSO&parkId=73516
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-31-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 613
Posted By Fluklowskli
Mpls/St. Paul: where do you buy your gear?

I buy most of my gear from Bob's Cycle off of Rice & 36, but I'm looking for a wider selection of brands. I need a summer jacket, and I wanna try on an Olympia All Seasons Touring. Recommendations...
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