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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 02:44 PM
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Posted By Marylander
I'd rather sweat than bleed.

I'd rather sweat than bleed.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 01:01 PM
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Posted By Marylander
I'm surprised no one's mentioned the fairing...

I'm surprised no one's mentioned the fairing holes in the Ducati motogp bikes for certain tracks:
http://i49.tinypic.com/mq82c.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2014, 06:33 AM
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Posted By Marylander
How about this moped? ...

How about this moped?
https://motopeds.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/50_Rside-2000.jpg

http://motopeds.com/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 08:29 AM
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Posted By Marylander
Very cool. I sent the guy a PM over there. I...

Very cool. I sent the guy a PM over there. I could see getting the same set as I bought for my versys, complete with the steel racks, and converting them somehow for use on the cbr.

When I get 50k...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2014, 07:04 PM
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Posted By Marylander
Stop trying to give your recreational vehicle...

Stop trying to give your recreational vehicle utility... ;) If I knew how to weld I'd have a pair of big panniers on my cbr1000rr. I leave that bike at home quite a bit in favor of my versys with a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 05:26 AM
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Posted By Marylander
What does "real bike" mean? That looks like an...

What does "real bike" mean? That looks like an old lower end schwinn with steel wheels, funky/cheap brake levers with extensions, bent up handlebars, one piece crank, etc. If he's been riding that...
Forum: Racing 06-12-2014, 07:22 AM
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Views: 276,438
Posted By Marylander
Is Honda behind H-D and BMW?

Is Honda behind H-D and BMW?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2014, 10:14 AM
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Posted By Marylander
I remember watching a video of a guy riding a...

I remember watching a video of a guy riding a skateboard, in the prone position, down a mountain. He didn't buckle his helmet. Yes, the helmet took care of the initial impact but the initial impact...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2014, 05:16 AM
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Posted By Marylander
Sounds about right to me. I flat spot all the...

Sounds about right to me. I flat spot all the tires on my street bikes since they're almost exclusively used for highway commuting. It's so weird to get new tires. I start highway exits WAY too early...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2014, 07:01 AM
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Posted By Marylander
I feel the same about riding when it's cold out....

I feel the same about riding when it's cold out. With my electric gear I'm never even a little cold on the bike. I had to take my daughter's car to work once this past winter and was crazy cold the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2014, 04:34 AM
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Posted By Marylander
Don't ask me. I only buy black socks.

Don't ask me. I only buy black socks.
Forum: Racing 05-20-2014, 03:37 AM
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Posted By Marylander
That's easy enough to see on the track without...

That's easy enough to see on the track without him saying it. ;)
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 04:03 AM
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Posted By Marylander
For every versys over 70-80k miles there are...

For every versys over 70-80k miles there are probably 100 with under 10k. I bought my 2009 at the end of last year and it just had 7000 on it. Practically brand new. It has about 11k on it now...
Forum: Racing 04-06-2014, 04:48 PM
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Posted By Marylander
I thought it was the regular honda test riders,...

I thought it was the regular honda test riders, not Stoner, who were within .3 sec of the factory bike. Seems like the honda press releases were ambiguously worded and everyone interpreted it as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 08:51 AM
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Posted By Marylander
I'm on my first set of modern sport touring tires...

I'm on my first set of modern sport touring tires (pr2) and am pretty amazed at how well they stick in cold and/or wet conditions. I've been using track take offs for years but will almost certainly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 07:25 AM
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Posted By Marylander
I said the same thing but we recently bought my...

I said the same thing but we recently bought my wife a Mazda5 and it is kind of awesome. 6 speed manual and handles very nicely. I don't mind driving it at all. Car and Driver called it the "Dad's...
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2014, 07:35 PM
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Posted By Marylander
I don't like the idea of having a 0 mile bike at...

I don't like the idea of having a 0 mile bike at all. I like the accumulation of miles on the odometer. Some day I will finally keep a bike long enough to have the odometer show 100k miles on it...
Forum: Racing 03-24-2014, 03:56 PM
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Posted By Marylander
I remember feeling exactly that way about Rossi....

I remember feeling exactly that way about Rossi. C'mon just give Kenny a chance at the title here, kid!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2014, 08:09 AM
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Posted By Marylander
Michael Jordan brand, not Nike. Mike is a big...

Michael Jordan brand, not Nike. Mike is a big moto racing supporter.
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2014, 10:40 AM
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Posted By Marylander
Yet another V here.

Yet another V here.
Forum: Racing 03-13-2014, 01:09 PM
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Posted By Marylander
Ha, great movie! Yeah, I don't know the answer to...

Ha, great movie! Yeah, I don't know the answer to the problem but changing the playing field over and over again ain't it.
Forum: Beasts 02-17-2014, 05:34 PM
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Posted By Marylander
You might try one of these on there first before...

You might try one of these on there first before getting rid of the hitch rack:
http://www.ragepowersports.com/hitch-accessories/anti-tilt-bracket/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2014, 09:18 AM
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Posted By Marylander
Yep, of course I assume that everyone here stays...

Yep, of course I assume that everyone here stays well with their limits. ;)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2014, 08:06 AM
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Posted By Marylander
Especially considering that there's not much...

Especially considering that there's not much variety in the types of turns there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2014, 04:55 AM
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Posted By Marylander
I'm thinking the best oil for climate change...

I'm thinking the best oil for climate change would be Motorex Cross Power. My KX250 smokes a lot less using it than others I've tried. Smells pretty sweet too, and that has to count for something.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-15-2014, 07:45 AM
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Views: 7,565,566
Posted By Marylander
I think having a grom would be awesome. I...

I think having a grom would be awesome.

I hope, if I am ever caught riding on video, that I don't look so inconsistent, not to mention stupid.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-15-2014, 07:43 AM
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Views: 1,743,750
Posted By Marylander
Hah, I never thought about what it looks like but...

Hah, I never thought about what it looks like but I do the same thing. I guess it's good I don't have a beemer.
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By Marylander
The baking soda seems to have taken care of the...

The baking soda seems to have taken care of the existing stink (that I think must have survived the initial washing). Now to avoid getting the liner stinky again...
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By Marylander
Heh, one of my daughters made me aware initially....

Heh, one of my daughters made me aware initially.



Trying out the baking soda now. Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2014, 11:35 AM
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Views: 897
Posted By Marylander
Ha, I wash every morning before heading to work....

Ha, I wash every morning before heading to work. With soap...
Forum: Equipment 01-11-2014, 06:12 AM
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Views: 897
Posted By Marylander
It probably would help if I just changed my...

It probably would help if I just changed my undershirt before heading home from work (90% of my use of the heated jacket is for commuting). I did, however, order a couple of thin merino wool shirts...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,565,566
Posted By Marylander
Nah, it keeps him from getting a crick in his...

Nah, it keeps him from getting a crick in his neck by looking too far to the right.
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By Marylander
Cool, checking sierra trading post now. Thanks!

Cool, checking sierra trading post now. Thanks!
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By Marylander
What could I wear under it that wouldn't transfer...

What could I wear under it that wouldn't transfer my BO to the liner? Is merino wool good for that sort of thing? Stuff like underarmor tranfers the stink even faster than cotton.

My old gerbing...
Forum: Equipment 01-10-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By Marylander
Stinky heated liner

My gen4 Warm N Safe heated liner gets stinky pretty quickly. While I know that I can wash it I don't want to do that too often. I'm wondering if there is any way to keep it from getting stinky in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31,209
Views: 7,565,566
Posted By Marylander
We may actually get below 0dF here in the DC...

We may actually get below 0dF here in the DC area. Coldest in something like 20 years. No, not competitive with you up north but folks here are not ready for actual cold.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-04-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,573
Posted By Marylander
Here's my first bike on Christmas: ...

Here's my first bike on Christmas:
http://wkak.net/minibike.jpg

Here's the same thing as my first actual motorcycle (78 xr75), albeit someone else's show bike and I'm a little older now:...
Forum: Beasts 12-26-2013, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6,567
Views: 1,437,501
Posted By Marylander
Thanks a lot jdrocks, very much appreciated!

Thanks a lot jdrocks, very much appreciated!
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2013, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6,567
Views: 1,437,501
Posted By Marylander
Is there a good source for info on the R1 shock...

Is there a good source for info on the R1 shock swap? Specifically, does it alter ride height?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8,673
Views: 1,743,750
Posted By Marylander
I have a security guard who, after seeing me come...

I have a security guard who, after seeing me come to work in everything but snow/ice for years, still asks me, "what are you gonna do if it rains?" I always answer the same, "er, I'll rode home like...
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