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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,089
Posted By ChaoSS402
Popular or not, it's true. Bikes need to...

Popular or not, it's true.


Bikes need to realize that it is not the responsibility of the cagers to be out of your way. If they try to hit you, then that's a problem, but if they try to block...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,819
Posted By ChaoSS402
I go the other way, with the armored clothing on...

I go the other way, with the armored clothing on the outside, and the layers on the inside. Most of the time it's a thermal shirt, regular tshirt, and hoody, and that's good till it hits right around...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,581
Posted By ChaoSS402
You strip naked and ride it through one of those...

You strip naked and ride it through one of those auto car washing places, don't you?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 17,069
Posted By ChaoSS402
I've never been pulled over while driving...

I've never been pulled over while driving professionally, but at least around here, I hear that warnings just don't exist for class A drivers.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 17,069
Posted By ChaoSS402
Police officers have a position of public trust....

Police officers have a position of public trust. Don't believe that? Go watch traffic court some day, watch how many people the judge decides to believe over the cop.

Any person in a position of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 17,069
Posted By ChaoSS402
I'm a professional, Class A driver. Any minor...

I'm a professional, Class A driver. Any minor infraction can have massive consequences for me, much more sever than most of the cops out there. In spite of this, there are whole sections of various...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 17,069
Posted By ChaoSS402
If I'm in a wreck, I call the police. That's the...

If I'm in a wreck, I call the police. That's the law. If I'm the victim of the crime, I generally only call the police if it's likely that the situation will escalate, so that, if the time comes that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,814
Posted By ChaoSS402
Get the gear before you go to MSF. Depending on...

Get the gear before you go to MSF. Depending on what kind of jacket you buy and the weather, you may not want to be wearing it for the class, but boots might not be a bad idea, sometimes ankle...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,127
Posted By ChaoSS402
I vote for wheelie it.:wink:

I vote for wheelie it.:wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,083
Posted By ChaoSS402
If you saw the video, you realized you probably...

If you saw the video, you realized you probably don't want to see the bewbs.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 205,792
Posted By ChaoSS402
That's the fault of guys like me, who, if I sense...

That's the fault of guys like me, who, if I sense the guy is new enough, will open the box they bring the spark plugs in, look at it, shake my head, and tell them it's the wrong color.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,027
Posted By ChaoSS402
Easiest way to get rid of something for free is...

Easiest way to get rid of something for free is to stick it out, late in the day, with a sign that say 50 dollars.

Leave it out overnight, and someone is likely to steal it. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By ChaoSS402
When that happens, I'll let them know, in no...

When that happens, I'll let them know, in no uncertain terms (although I'll keep my language clean) that that kind of stupid behavior is a good way to get their kid killed.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 958
Posted By ChaoSS402
It should always be expected that when someone...

It should always be expected that when someone locks up their brakes for no reason, they may well be about to dive for the shoulder. Something could very well be wrong with the vehicle and they need...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 475,533
Posted By ChaoSS402
I won't argue the point of merge early, merge...

I won't argue the point of merge early, merge late, it's given me some food for thought, but I think it depends on the situation.


However, it amazes me to see how traffic reacts to things. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,064
Posted By ChaoSS402
The point is that if someone is going to rob the...

The point is that if someone is going to rob the place, they aren't going to oblige and remove their helmet. WTF is the point of asking them to do so?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,064
Posted By ChaoSS402
Yes and no. I've never been asked to remove my...

Yes and no. I've never been asked to remove my helmet, no idea if any places I've been in actually have that sort of policy. The point is, though, that some people really think that doing that sort...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,064
Posted By ChaoSS402
You know who's feelings are unworthy of...

You know who's feelings are unworthy of consideration, is the idiots who think that not letting people into the store with their face covered is going to stop anything. It's like a gun free zone, it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,027
Posted By ChaoSS402
That's the kind of thing that makes me want to...

That's the kind of thing that makes me want to email him and ask him a host of stupid questions.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 475,533
Posted By ChaoSS402
The problem is that zippering works best if you...

The problem is that zippering works best if you don't wait till the last moment, so that the traffic flow can sort of even itself out as people gradually move in. The problem is the assholes that try...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2013, 02:46 AM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 475,533
Posted By ChaoSS402
I understood it. Picture you are coming up to an...

I understood it. Picture you are coming up to an intersection. Cars going the same direction as you, but turning right, have a turn lane with no stop sign. Cross traffic does have a stop sign. Not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,027
Posted By ChaoSS402
I get where you are coming from, but look at it...

I get where you are coming from, but look at it from the other side. I just bought a vehicle on CL, and it seems a lot of people intentionally post high in order to have negotiating room, and others...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,045,480
Posted By ChaoSS402
Correct response to that is "Wow. Guess somebody...

Correct response to that is "Wow. Guess somebody ought to let Rossi know about that".



I spent half an hour once arguing over where BMW's come from, the guy absolutely insisted that BMW stood...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 205,792
Posted By ChaoSS402
^This. The factory manual tends to have more...

^This.

The factory manual tends to have more information on things like torque values, while the haynes manual has better information about how to actually do stuff. It tends to have helpful tips...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 205,792
Posted By ChaoSS402
Ah, but there wasn't truly parity, was there? He...

Ah, but there wasn't truly parity, was there? He still had had a large amount of his time wasted by the company.

No, and getting revenge isn't going to make things better. That's the point of two...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 205,792
Posted By ChaoSS402
See, where I have to disagree with you is that I...

See, where I have to disagree with you is that I don't see anything wrong with being dishonest to right a wrong. If I make a deal with you, I'll honor that, but if you don't, I'll have no problems...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 18,027
Posted By ChaoSS402
Firm is CL code for you will only drop the price...

Firm is CL code for you will only drop the price by a little bit, not a lot, but if you've been selling for long enough it's basically OBO.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 205,792
Posted By ChaoSS402
That really only applies to those who don't...

That really only applies to those who don't really ride their bikes that much....

Some of us will have a bike after a few years that is so used up you may not really want it any more.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 205,792
Posted By ChaoSS402
Visalia. Normal hourly rate, I think they just...

Visalia. Normal hourly rate, I think they just take a long time to do the service.

Less time than it takes me, actually, but then, I'm rather inexperienced at it and have move slowly and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,045,480
Posted By ChaoSS402
The correct response is "Well, I had it going 180...

The correct response is "Well, I had it going 180 down at ButtonWillow (replace with whatever your local track is) and thought it was pretty smooth".....


Nothing illegal about hauling ass if...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 205,792
Posted By ChaoSS402
It's a 250 ninja, and the 7500 mile service...

It's a 250 ninja, and the 7500 mile service involves carb syncing, valve clearance check and possibly adjustment, an oil change, and checking the obvious for leaks, damage, kinks, whatever. I believe...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 205,792
Posted By ChaoSS402
Well, since my local dealer charges close to a...

Well, since my local dealer charges close to a thousand dollars to do the 7500 mile service, I think I'll do it myself, thank you very much. I'll not be paying more for the services than I pay for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 475,533
Posted By ChaoSS402
Well I would disagree there, if you are trying to...

Well I would disagree there, if you are trying to get past a line of cars then I would agree with you, but if it's just packed with no end in sight, then yes, should not be holding them up, slide...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,062
Posted By ChaoSS402
Being able to move out of the way isn't just a...

Being able to move out of the way isn't just a car jacking thing, I've seen, on countless occasions, a lane of traffic 20 + cars long that can't move because the car at the front has stalled...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-20-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 475,533
Posted By ChaoSS402
It's not just left lane drivers, it's tons of...

It's not just left lane drivers, it's tons of people who just feel that they must pick a lane and stick to it. Not long ago I was on a stretch of road with 4 lanes, doing about 65, with very little...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2013, 09:32 AM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 475,533
Posted By ChaoSS402
It's not an issue of making that determination,...

It's not an issue of making that determination, it's realizing that if everyone were to move right one lane to let the one faster person pass them all, it would slow that lane down by 20 mph and cost...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,286
Posted By ChaoSS402
That reminds me of a story. I used to work...

That reminds me of a story.

I used to work for a towing company, and one day I went out to jumpstart this guy's car. He had pulled up to the bank, used the ATM, and got back in his car, which then...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 475,533
Posted By ChaoSS402
Best part of the video. "Damn I may have...

Best part of the video.

"Damn I may have just killed someone.... hope I didn't get blood on my hood."
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-13-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,045,480
Posted By ChaoSS402
Since I ride a 250 ninja, any time someone wants...

Since I ride a 250 ninja, any time someone wants to gawk and then ask how fast it goes, I just point to the tail and say that it says 250, but I've never had the balls to get it up that high.
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