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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-29-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,098
Posted By Center-stand
.. ...

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http://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/nature/bisonfaq.htm

The most dangerous time is now through August, into September. When bulls and cows are together bulls are predictably, unpredictable and can...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3,142
Views: 470,879
Posted By Center-stand
I have a friend who picked one up in South...

I have a friend who picked one up in South Carolina while on vacation for $600. Less miles, very good condition but the not so rare red and white.

More power to the owner if he/she can get that...
Forum: Thumpers 06-25-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 743
Posted By Center-stand
.. How many miles on the KLR? At what...

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How many miles on the KLR?

At what RPM is the clunking sound?

What gear (s)?

What RPM are you shifting at?
Forum: Old's Cool 06-25-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,142
Views: 470,879
Posted By Center-stand
.. I have a feeling an offer of $1250.00...

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I have a feeling an offer of $1250.00 would buy it.


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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-23-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 136,368
Posted By Center-stand
I'm with Brian :D ..

I'm with Brian :D

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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-23-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,005
Posted By Center-stand
To the OP dogon2whls, Just to be clear, are...

To the OP dogon2whls,

Just to be clear, are you not experienced, or not a guy, or both?

Would I be able to tell if you were a girl or guy if you pulled up beside me with all your gear on?
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-23-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 136,368
Posted By Center-stand
Hi PJay, It's always risky trying to insert...

Hi PJay,

It's always risky trying to insert a bit of humor with word play. I'm glad you have a sense of humor.

I discovered the difference in spelling while Googling the definitions of willful...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-22-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 136,368
Posted By Center-stand
Your suggestion that we should use "wilfully...

Your suggestion that we should use "wilfully ignorant" (sic) as the functional equivalent of idiocy, only serves to provide us with the fact that you are willfully ignorant of your idiocy.

Just...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-22-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 136,368
Posted By Center-stand
I think the author (Code)is saying we learn to...

I think the author (Code)is saying we learn to counter steer without knowing we learn it, and continue to counter steer, perhaps for many years, without ever realizing what we are doing.

The...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-20-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,461
Posted By Center-stand
.. They claim sustainable energy and healthy...

..

They claim sustainable energy and healthy lifestyle, not real sure they are compatible in this example.


http://fortune.com/2015/06/19/mcdonalds-mcbike-packaging/?xid=yahoo_fortune&ref=yfp...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-18-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,132
Posted By Center-stand
.. My highest ever PSA came on a Tuesday...

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My highest ever PSA came on a Tuesday following a 1000+ mile dual sport weekend. Results were, "prostrate mechanic" doing a biopsy, that thankfully was negative, but not enjoyable.

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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-14-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,461
Posted By Center-stand
.. If you take the lane, you take the lane....

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If you take the lane, you take the lane. Doesn't matter if you use all the space you still have to pay the going rate. A three bedroom house costs the same whether you use it all or not. :D
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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-13-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,461
Posted By Center-stand
Quote taken from the next to the last paragraph...

Quote taken from the next to the last paragraph in gummee's quote above.

Considering rentals are usually time based ...............................

If we compute average time per mile, bike vs...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-12-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,877
Posted By Center-stand
I think you miss my point. Not wanting to go...

I think you miss my point.

Not wanting to go into all the details let me add one more thing.

Following one accident in NC four years ago, I was admitted to a hospital there. I gave them...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-12-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,877
Posted By Center-stand
.. I don't want to get into along drawn out...

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I don't want to get into along drawn out story about my personal health or accident record but let me hit some high lights.

In the last 5 years I have been to the hospital 3 times in...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-12-2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,877
Posted By Center-stand
Yes, really. In fairness to flei, he was...

Yes, really. In fairness to flei, he was responding to a question about important information that might be placed on a bracelet. His list of "most important" started with name and DOB.
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-11-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,877
Posted By Center-stand
Quite capable of reading what you actually said,...

Quite capable of reading what you actually said, and I think I got the first three in the same order as you listed the "Most important info".

I haven't changed my mind, If you or an EMT thinks...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-11-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 16,877
Posted By Center-stand
It bothers me a little that you think the "Most...

It bothers me a little that you think the "Most important info" is name, DOB and allergies.

If I am unable to communicate, my name and DOB surely are far down the list of things you need to know...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-09-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,344
Posted By Center-stand
.. Other. To me 50-50 means I have a half a...

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Other. To me 50-50 means I have a half a chance of making it, and half a chance of not making it, regardless of what bike I may be on. :D

Tires are rated in this manner (50-50 / 80-20 etc.)...
Forum: Old's Cool 05-31-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 17,330
Views: 11,183,966
Posted By Center-stand
Many yeas ago I was looking through a photo album...

Many yeas ago I was looking through a photo album that belonged to an artist friend. I commented that all of her photos were art, unlike mine, which were just pictures, snapshots. She asked to see...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-28-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,461
Posted By Center-stand
.. We need more tolerance, not less....

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We need more tolerance, not less. Tolerance and respect for others, especially those we might not agree with. Traffic laws mean little, most of the time there is no one to enforce them. We, all...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-26-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,461
Posted By Center-stand
Cry http://www.wkyt.com/news/headlines/Citation-Suspec...

http://www.wkyt.com/news/headlines/Citation-Suspect-told-officers-he-had-six-beers-smoked-pot-prior-to-crash-that-killed-cyclist-304931051.html


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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-26-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 136,368
Posted By Center-stand
Taken from video description: here is a...

Taken from video description:

here is a video i made to demonstrate various techniques to new riders I'm helping.
I haven't edited it yet so bear with me.
.(all examples at 60 mph faster...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-25-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 136,368
Posted By Center-stand
Thanks for the link. I have to say I don't...

Thanks for the link.

I have to say I don't understand why this information would be valuable to a new rider. Slow weaving without hands, repeatedly crossing painted lines, knowing that some tires...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-23-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 136,368
Posted By Center-stand
I'm not smart enough to get into physics or...

I'm not smart enough to get into physics or science to answer your question except on the very basic level of bike weight and the height of center of gravity.

Off road bikes are always lighter and...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-23-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 136,368
Posted By Center-stand
Let me say first, I appreciate you linking to the...

Let me say first, I appreciate you linking to the article from which your explanation comes. It is informative, and should answer many of the questions presented in this thread.

Secondly, I failed...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-23-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 136,368
Posted By Center-stand
There is no doubt that accomplished racers know...

There is no doubt that accomplished racers know what they are doing, their ability to explain it to the masses might be more perception than reality, although their perception is their reality, it...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-22-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 136,368
Posted By Center-stand
Can you explain?? ..

Can you explain??

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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-22-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 136,368
Posted By Center-stand
I think your last paragraph supports my point of...

I think your last paragraph supports my point of view. Moving around on the bike is capable of upsetting direction of travel but, we make corrections with the handlebars. Those tiny and nearly...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-22-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 136,368
Posted By Center-stand
I would like to watch your video. How about you...

I would like to watch your video. How about you find it and provide a link?

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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-22-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 136,368
Posted By Center-stand
There is always room for doubt with most any...

There is always room for doubt with most any reading material, including what I write.

I think you put far too much stock in magazine articles. This particular one you have linked to, is...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-21-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 136,368
Posted By Center-stand
To be perfectly honest, I am having trouble...

To be perfectly honest, I am having trouble digesting the idea of "mediated by reactions".

I would say that we are born with the necessary device to encourage us to remain balanced and upright,...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-21-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 136,368
Posted By Center-stand
We been through this before. One is born with...

We been through this before. One is born with instinct, but how to ride a bike is not instinctive.

A process can be said to be intuitive, if it can be easily learned without any prior training. In...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-21-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 136,368
Posted By Center-stand
The following from Sport Rider Magazine-Art...

The following from Sport Rider Magazine-Art &Science- Body Steering VS. Counter steering

http://www.sportrider.com/art-science-body-steering-vs-counter-steering-part-two



Nicky is a great...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-21-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 136,368
Posted By Center-stand
That they are talking about how they get around a...

That they are talking about how they get around a race track has everything to do with their answers.

Actually, I am suggesting to ride a bike fast one must counter (read change) the physics by...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-21-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 136,368
Posted By Center-stand
Let me say up front, I'm not Klay and I have no...

Let me say up front, I'm not Klay and I have no credentials other than getting around on two wheel vehicles for about 60 years.

I think the statements you have quoted by Edwards and Mladin, may be...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-20-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 136,368
Posted By Center-stand
.. One could ride the four corners of the...

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One could ride the four corners of the earth and never weight a peg, lean their body, hang off the seat, clamp their knees on a tank, but would be hard pressed to ride to the store and back...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-17-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,461
Posted By Center-stand
Like so many other things posted by bicyclists to...

Like so many other things posted by bicyclists to promote themselves, it's backwards. Deserves to be stirred. Hard to trust what they write when they can't even get the picture straight.

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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-10-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,461
Posted By Center-stand
Don't put it out here, and I won't stir it. :deal...

Don't put it out here, and I won't stir it. :deal

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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-10-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8,048
Views: 511,461
Posted By Center-stand
As long as I drive on the same roads as bicycles,...

As long as I drive on the same roads as bicycles, my opinion will be just as valid as yours. I've said a few times, I quit road riding for my own safety.

If you take the time to read you might...
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