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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-21-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 164,568
Posted By CaptainSWJR
I started to flame you for this. :nonoThen I...

I started to flame you for this. :nonoThen I realized I'd be flaming you for your tennis ball cutting technique in a thread dedicated to riding around in parking lots slow on motorcycles. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-21-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 164,568
Posted By CaptainSWJR
http://images4.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb201205220703...

http://images4.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20120522070318/castlecrashers/images/4/4a/Utility_knife.jpg

Draw line, puncture, cut away from fingers.
Forum: The Garage 09-20-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,250
Posted By CaptainSWJR
I'd call Frank probably. I might call the...

I'd call Frank probably.

I might call the $900 guys and see if they can explain why they cost 3x as much as Frank. Tell them, "I got two estimates at around $300 and yours, why is yours 3x as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,034
Posted By CaptainSWJR
So much this where I live. They light up the road...

So much this where I live. They light up the road in front of them like the sun. This will one day give them a great view of me squinting painfully while I drive straight into one of the dumb fucks.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 164,568
Posted By CaptainSWJR
One thing I noticed the other day was that I was...

One thing I noticed the other day was that I was faster if I shifted my weight before the turn.

I'm riding the bike on the straight slightly leaned over with my weight already shifted. When I get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 164,568
Posted By CaptainSWJR
I meant side-to-side movement of the rider. You...

I meant side-to-side movement of the rider. You appear to stay exactly centered on the seat at all times. Your the bike leans and you lean with it instead of trying to stay straight up, but you're...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 164,568
Posted By CaptainSWJR
I'm not seeing much weight transfer on your part...

I'm not seeing much weight transfer on your part Vulfy. I think it may be because you're doing so many of them and have just taught yourself to "work smarter, not harder". I think you could get...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-15-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,382
Posted By CaptainSWJR
Is your bike humping a shopping cart in this...

Is your bike humping a shopping cart in this picture?
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-14-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 550
Views: 184,529
Posted By CaptainSWJR
This thread is what the internet is for. I...

This thread is what the internet is for.

I had a giggle-snort attack when I got to the soda blasting episode.

It was 1am, the kids are asleep... must. not. laugh. too. loud. :lol3 It was like...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,979
Posted By CaptainSWJR
http://www.elevatorshoes.com/admin/images/closeup_...

http://www.elevatorshoes.com/admin/images/closeup_images/5019.jpg


Elevator shoes. Cheaper than lowering the bike 3":rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,034
Posted By CaptainSWJR
You're bitching about people that OBEY the...

You're bitching about people that OBEY the signal? I'll trade you for the morons around here that just wander blindly into the street wherever the whim strikes.


East Boston Walking Guide,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,961
Views: 403,828
Posted By CaptainSWJR
Only really legit reason to be in the #2 lane...

Only really legit reason to be in the #2 lane instead of #1 is to double your escape options.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,532
Posted By CaptainSWJR
+1 Corners are all about your entry. Too...

+1

Corners are all about your entry. Too fast and you're going wide or down. Too slow and you're going ...slow.

In a race, slow is almost as bad as wide or down. On the street where semi...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 10,034
Posted By CaptainSWJR
I just want everyone to be advertent when they're...

I just want everyone to be advertent when they're on the road. ADVertent means attentive or heedful (one-word way of saying good situational awareness). It's the opposite of Inadvertent (as in she...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,697
Views: 399,180
Posted By CaptainSWJR
You managed to describe this in a way that was...

You managed to describe this in a way that was more confusing than the original. But you are describing (badly) the same thing. The first guy was right, he just didn't fully explain that the "angle"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-06-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 164,568
Posted By CaptainSWJR
I do that all the time. I also play the "dodge...

I do that all the time. I also play the "dodge the evil manhole" game.

I noticed a difference from just a few hours playing around today. I was really out of practice at the slow stuff. I found...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-06-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1,824
Views: 164,568
Posted By CaptainSWJR
You guys are a bad (good?) influence. Read this...

You guys are a bad (good?) influence. Read this whole thread and caught the bug. Found myself in a parking lot, in first gear, with my handlebars going from stop to stop at idle while weaving through...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-02-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 4,794
Views: 448,022
Posted By CaptainSWJR
1981 Yamaha XT 250 (Street Legal and new parts) -...

1981 Yamaha XT 250 (Street Legal and new parts) - $1250


http://boston.craigslist.org/nos/mcy/3243842919.html
http://images.craigslist.org/5L95G55F53k33K33Gfc915f1ab7d173071c19.jpg

I don't...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-01-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,815
Posted By CaptainSWJR
Awesome! That's some really great...

Awesome! That's some really great adventure-motorcycle terrain. Thanks for sharing it with us.



http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8433/7856093128_fef5d3e18f_b.jpg
Go home and take good care of...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-31-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,133
Posted By CaptainSWJR
If you're looking for a cheap way to get...

If you're looking for a cheap way to get overseas, this is not it. The credentials would easily run you the cost of a flight to Australia, and you'd be doing shit work for months.

Best way to...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-31-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,576
Posted By CaptainSWJR
You should forget about two-up. Nobody ought to...

You should forget about two-up. Nobody ought to be doing two-up in their first few years anyhow. Much better to leave dad at home. He won't last a month before buying his own bike.

Mom riding a...
Forum: Battle scooters 08-23-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,951
Posted By CaptainSWJR
Quoted for truth. Top of the line tools are...

Quoted for truth.

Top of the line tools are a worthwhile investment for someone that needs to use them every day to make their living. They are hideously expensive for any other use though. Buy...
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