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Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 148,619
Posted By Tripped1
Sick as hell this weekend so mine are still in...

Sick as hell this weekend so mine are still in the box.
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,348
Posted By Tripped1
Oh good I thought it was a popularity contest....

Oh good I thought it was a popularity contest. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 33,170
Views: 8,090,929
Posted By Tripped1
more like couldn't hold her up. I'm...

more like couldn't hold her up.


I'm guessing rental bike ( there is a reason they want a $2,500 deposit when you rent a bagger).
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,348
Posted By Tripped1
Just be glad its not a real bike. My last two...

Just be glad its not a real bike. My last two exhausts were both over 2 grand.
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,917
Posted By Tripped1
lol what

lol what
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,651
Posted By Tripped1
Depends on what you call high speed. Do I go...

Depends on what you call high speed. Do I go 50mph through stopped traffic FUCK NO. But going 50mph between cars going 35-40 is actually easier because they spread enough for you to dip into a lane...
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 376
Views: 18,234
Posted By Tripped1
Usually by legal definition competition requires...

Usually by legal definition competition requires a prize.....otherwise its just a training event. I've gotten into this one when a bike was stolen at the track. As soon as the insurance looked at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 33,170
Views: 8,090,929
Posted By Tripped1
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/MKzKTIEjbO8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>


yw:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 33,170
Views: 8,090,929
Posted By Tripped1
Your sarcasm meter is broken.

Your sarcasm meter is broken.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,651
Posted By Tripped1
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=977zYEqpsSE ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=977zYEqpsSE

This one is more indicative of riding in and around LA......complete with the playing in traffic.

.....I know this is "perfect" line and everyone is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,651
Posted By Tripped1
So lets see a woman jumps out of the carpool lane...

So lets see a woman jumps out of the carpool lane across a double yellow.....obviously the motorcycle's fault.



Some Russian going 75mph between cars.

This is the best you got troll?
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,348
Posted By Tripped1
Doppler only affects frequency, not intensity. ...

Doppler only affects frequency, not intensity.


I know that there have been more than one time that I only knew a motorcycle was around me because I could hear it, I had to actively look to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,651
Posted By Tripped1
Not to mention an "afraid of front brake crash" a...

Not to mention an "afraid of front brake crash" a ran out of talent and a general luck you didn't get squished.

The list of shit that guy did wrong is long and distinguished.
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,348
Posted By Tripped1
I'm willing to bet that the horns on my bike(s)...

I'm willing to bet that the horns on my bike(s) aren't close to as loud as the stock pipes.
Forum: Road warriors 09-18-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 148,619
Posted By Tripped1
Looks straight forward enough, I went home from...

Looks straight forward enough, I went home from work with a major head cold this morning. So that can wait.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,651
Posted By Tripped1
Calling Indy major city is bit of a...

Calling Indy major city is bit of a stretch....its more like a SERIOUSLY overgrown small town. Which I guess it is. However, get up into the Chicago suburbs and the traffic gets pretty hairy.
...
Forum: Racing 09-18-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By Tripped1
He liked it better than the monoque :lol3

He liked it better than the monoque :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,651
Posted By Tripped1
Because of.... Small minded shitwhistles...

Because of....


Small minded shitwhistles like this guy.

.....and Indy is full of them, I did an extra 4 years in the military rather than go back to that hell hole.
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 148,619
Posted By Tripped1
Gilles rear sets go here today, debating if I...

Gilles rear sets go here today, debating if I want to put forth the energy to install them.

http://i1236.photobucket.com/albums/ff442/Onictus/rear_sets_zps94c42e8d.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 148,619
Posted By Tripped1
Not really, the issue is that the bike is not...

Not really, the issue is that the bike is not only tall the seat is pretty wide, so even though it has the same seat height as my 675, I can just barely flat foot it (I'm 6' with a 32" inseam). You...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,836
Posted By Tripped1
Like hell, when I got a hold of a new generation...

Like hell, when I got a hold of a new generation bike with all of the nannies, that was the first thing I did.

Backing it across 4 sets of tracks with with metal infills and dew on the ground,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 148,619
Posted By Tripped1
The rider triangle is smaller, and the power...

The rider triangle is smaller, and the power isn't quite there. The 990s were notorious for being relatively hardcore, but if that is what you want that is what you want.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 45,857
Posted By Tripped1
The KTM ride by wire is anything but "crisp" my...

The KTM ride by wire is anything but "crisp" my 675 has more abrupt throttle response. The KTM is a pussy cat unless I put a LOT of wrist into it....THEN the beast comes out.

I live smack in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 45,857
Posted By Tripped1
Try riding a 180hp bike. Without the...

Try riding a 180hp bike.

Without the traction control I wouldn't have bought it. I'm quite capable of keeping everything in line, but I know that its there, and I've tested what it lets me do...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 18,863
Posted By Tripped1
Except the engine casting being bandied about is...

Except the engine casting being bandied about is clearly an I-4.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,836
Posted By Tripped1
Difference being that Yellow Wolf winging that...

Difference being that Yellow Wolf winging that Wing and me moving my Super Duke at the same speed, I have a lot more room for the unexpected.

I've had similar where I was buzzing along on my Speed...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 148,619
Posted By Tripped1
Oh and yes, there was another, 1290 that the shop...

Oh and yes, there was another, 1290 that the shop with the same issue.

In othernews my rear-sets shipped this afternoon, guestimated delivery Thursday :clap
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 148,619
Posted By Tripped1
Not on the fence about it, there is only so much...

Not on the fence about it, there is only so much money available to putz around with the bikes, and I have three. If this tells you anything my oil bill alone last month was a couple hundred dollars.
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 148,619
Posted By Tripped1
Looking forward to that report. I'm going...

Looking forward to that report.

I'm going about my SDR in a different fashion leathers and boots (I only ride in leathers) , levers, rearsets, handlebar, then exhaust, intake and suspension early...
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 148,619
Posted By Tripped1
Just got off the horn with the dealer. I...

Just got off the horn with the dealer.

I need to go buy a lottery ticket, I got not one...but TWO porous castings for clutch covers. I once again, front side, up by the water pump, no bolts,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,884
Posted By Tripped1
We aren't talking about a 500 pound Weestorm, we...

We aren't talking about a 500 pound Weestorm, we are talking 800 pound tourers...doesn't really matter what you put on them then. I've ridden a Rocket III with a Darkside, it took a little more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 33,170
Views: 8,090,929
Posted By Tripped1
I doubt Mr. Pink there kicked anyone's ass...

I doubt Mr. Pink there kicked anyone's ass anywhere.
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 11,635
Posted By Tripped1
Harley makes a decently riding bike for what it...

Harley makes a decently riding bike for what it is.

I'm just not a huge fan or what it is, much less some of the mongoloids that ride them.
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 148,619
Posted By Tripped1
Mine too.....YAY....to bad my poor bike is in the...

Mine too.....YAY....to bad my poor bike is in the shop receiving clutch cover #2 at the moment.

I WANTS THE PRECIOUS :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 45,857
Posted By Tripped1
No really, it keeps all of the settings where...

No really, it keeps all of the settings where they are when you park, otherwise the TC and ABS revert to the street setting when you turn the bike off.....which is only a couple clicks, but damn if I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 33,170
Views: 8,090,929
Posted By Tripped1
If you read the thread the guy on the motard...

If you read the thread the guy on the motard chased him back down because the harley was in his lane and nearly hit him head on.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,884
Posted By Tripped1
With car tires its easy, the cross section is...

With car tires its easy, the cross section is usually pretty damn close to the overall width of the tire just remember that its metric so its 25.4mm to an inch. So that 205 tire's cross section is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,836
Posted By Tripped1
No its actually quite smooth, you get some lever...

No its actually quite smooth, you get some lever pulse, but the brakes themselves feel like they would during a normal threshold braking maneuver, tire squeal and all.



Possible, less likely...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,377
Posted By Tripped1
Like I said, I can stand any of my bikes on their...

Like I said, I can stand any of my bikes on their noses with two fingers, that is as hard as its going to get :deal

My issue isn't that I can't brake hard enough, its that I have a hard time with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,873
Posted By Tripped1
Whatever Twisties are twisties,

Whatever

Twisties are twisties,
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