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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 01:27 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 10,908
Posted By Kawasakirob
You can be fast, safe and competent on the street...

You can be fast, safe and competent on the street without track experience. But you can be even better WITH track experience. Smoothness and Confidence are the big boosters, which equate to handling...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 10:59 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 10,908
Posted By Kawasakirob
I remember having some of the same thoughts...

I remember having some of the same thoughts before I went to the track. I was hauling ass on all the mountain passes. The street is also where I first learned how to drag a knee. Berthoud Pass to be...
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 12:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,019
Posted By Kawasakirob
It's very doable, especially on a concourse. Your...

It's very doable, especially on a concourse. Your windshield offers great wind protection, so it'll be mostly static air. Double up on the balaclava's, use glove liners under your winter weight...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,505
Posted By Kawasakirob
signed

signed
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-18-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9,021
Views: 423,783
Posted By Kawasakirob
I've never heard of Mivv. Sweet Logo. Look...

I've never heard of Mivv. Sweet Logo. Look forward to hearing it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 10,908
Posted By Kawasakirob
Are you seriously comparing your skills vs Abe's?...

Are you seriously comparing your skills vs Abe's? :lol3 Funny Joke.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-16-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 219,317
Posted By Kawasakirob
Thank You!

Thank You!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-14-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 980
Views: 219,317
Posted By Kawasakirob
https://scontent-a-ord.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v...

https://scontent-a-ord.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v/t1.0-9/10394570_10154583985725654_6614998426593085242_n.jpg?oh=ca47886979e7e203797bf6d75a98d165&oe=551288C9


...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-14-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 55,437
Posted By Kawasakirob
https://scontent-b-ord.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v...

https://scontent-b-ord.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/10405439_10154583989755654_8663838890954458969_n.jpg?oh=21929d85460a0a159514d2501caf9a19&oe=55027944
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,230
Posted By Kawasakirob
I think a quilt is going to take up much more...

I think a quilt is going to take up much more space than a bag. What rating are you looking for? A nice bag is going to be in the 350+ range. Even More if your going new. The mountain hardwear...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-13-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9,021
Views: 423,783
Posted By Kawasakirob
Or stretch and slam the pacific coast. Maybe...

Or stretch and slam the pacific coast. Maybe throw some chrome in there too with a 300 size rear tire.

Pimpin Aint Easy
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By Kawasakirob
and bug spray for the mosquito's here in...

and bug spray for the mosquito's here in Michigan. However if you stink enough I have found that it is not needed. Kind of a camouflage if you will.
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,053
Posted By Kawasakirob
+1 Because using a leaf sucks

+1

Because using a leaf sucks
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 10,908
Posted By Kawasakirob
Not intentionally no. Sportbikes do not do very...

Not intentionally no. Sportbikes do not do very well in the snow. I've been caught in quite a few storms however. No biggy. The track of course does not help with that type of riding obviously.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 10,908
Posted By Kawasakirob
I'd do just fine.

I'd do just fine.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 10,908
Posted By Kawasakirob
Yes. Just like Ricky Racer. And maybe with a...

Yes. Just like Ricky Racer. And maybe with a little help you could look like Ricky Racer too. You maybe won't be as fast as Ricky Racer, but you could at least look like him:lol3 That's half the fun...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 10,908
Posted By Kawasakirob
Right now off the top of your head name 5 World...

Right now off the top of your head name 5 World Class riders who have died on the race track in the last 5 years. This does not include any TT circuits.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 401
Views: 10,908
Posted By Kawasakirob
Hm. I don't understand how ripping around a track...

Hm. I don't understand how ripping around a track can be boring? Maybe you weren't going fast enough to step out of that comfort zone?

If you go to the track and ride it like every other road you...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-12-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 58,699
Posted By Kawasakirob
Sweeeeeeeet. Looks like the weather is going to...

Sweeeeeeeet. Looks like the weather is going to be fine for a test ride.

:super
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-12-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 58,699
Posted By Kawasakirob
Dang makes me wish I had a dirtbike. Sweet horn...

Dang makes me wish I had a dirtbike. Sweet horn mono pic.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-12-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 926
Posted By Kawasakirob
Oh Yeah it should be. Thanks for the invite!

Oh Yeah it should be. Thanks for the invite!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-12-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 58,699
Posted By Kawasakirob
Nice Henk thats a good idea. Are you going to...

Nice Henk thats a good idea. Are you going to lead this ride:evil?
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,397
Posted By Kawasakirob
My Uncles. He always has crazy stuff he's...

My Uncles. He always has crazy stuff he's tinkering on.

http://www.chuckdavisrestorations.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/aermacchi-052.jpg
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-11-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 926
Posted By Kawasakirob
I'm in

I'm in
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-11-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 58,699
Posted By Kawasakirob
146 days 6 hours and 35 minutes

146 days 6 hours and 35 minutes
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-11-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 58,699
Posted By Kawasakirob
This is what we got so far. I will also be...

This is what we got so far. I will also be extending an invite to some of the guys n gals at Coffee as the time draws near. That may bring in another 5 or more.

Going:rilla

therealbatman...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-11-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 58,699
Posted By Kawasakirob
Big Update. Recieved a message from...

Big Update.

Recieved a message from Zxrider11. He has volunteered to lead a dual sport ride on Saturday. He as well as a few of his friends will also be attending the ride and staying with the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-11-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 58,699
Posted By Kawasakirob
BeemerGirl You have been added to the Maybe...

BeemerGirl You have been added to the Maybe Goings. Hope to see you there! I think Kestelwoods has cabins(?).




Right On Mark! You have been added to the maybe/more likely than not:lol3

...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-11-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 58,699
Posted By Kawasakirob
John Whats Up Man! Your name has been added to...

John Whats Up Man! Your name has been added to the list! Look forward to seeing you and the XR600 there. Clebner Also has an XR600.



SloMo228 you have been put down as a maybe.


Thats a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-10-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9,021
Views: 423,783
Posted By Kawasakirob
:lol3 Nice Intuitiveness. I'm taking notes for...

:lol3 Nice Intuitiveness. I'm taking notes for when I get married.
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 758
Posted By Kawasakirob
My Alpinestars gear is great. I have the...

My Alpinestars gear is great. I have the Supertech R boots and GP gloves. The gloves were alright but the boots absolutely rock. They have been worn all over the place and are going on 4 years old....
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 50,997
Posted By Kawasakirob
:lol3 Hopefully it sounds better than the...

:lol3

Hopefully it sounds better than the D&D also
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,456
Posted By Kawasakirob
Excellent. Thank You.

Excellent. Thank You.
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,456
Posted By Kawasakirob
I've heard of people sleeping on ashes before to...

I've heard of people sleeping on ashes before to warm themselves. That guy your reading about sounds a little bit more hardcore than what I am planning to do but it sounds like a great read. What's...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,449
Posted By Kawasakirob
The bootie on the Stars isn't bad. Definitely not...

The bootie on the Stars isn't bad. Definitely not difficult to pull on or off. Also when the boot is wet, you can remove the bootie to dry the boot quicker. It's a great design and offers exceptional...
Forum: Equipment 12-05-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,456
Posted By Kawasakirob
Temps were in the low teens, my pad has a 4.2 R...

Temps were in the low teens, my pad has a 4.2 R value and what a difference a foam pad makes. I did not have one for this trip. Check out the picture perfect mummy print where I was sleeping. That's...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-05-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 53,387
Posted By Kawasakirob
Toilet paper

Toilet paper
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 10,910
Posted By Kawasakirob
Driving slow in the fast lane. 2 cars...

Driving slow in the fast lane.


2 cars going the same speed side by side on the highway.


Going under 55 on a 55


A car pulling on the road right before some nice twisties.
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,449
Posted By Kawasakirob
When I worked for the Forest Service on the...

When I worked for the Forest Service on the motorized trail crew we wore the Alpinestars Tech 8's. They rocked. Other than riding we hiked a lot in them as well. It was surprising how comfortable...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-04-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,333
Posted By Kawasakirob
I'll agree to this. My longest day was 1000mi...

I'll agree to this. My longest day was 1000mi leaving from winter park, CO to Fallon, NV. It was on a sportbike and after 650mi it was pure droning. Took about 15hrs with lightning speeds of 120-130...
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