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Forum: Equipment 07-20-2010, 10:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,413
Posted By jrosso
TCX Pro 2

Have the Crossfires and they are OK, wear them motarding because of the replaceable soles and the ole sliders you can buy for them. A bit too rigid at the ankle for my taste.

Have to say, best...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2010, 03:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,509
Posted By jrosso
DOORKNOB

DOORKNOB
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,469
Posted By jrosso
t8kitezy

1. From Kenny Roberts SR: Go slow to go fast. While it is counter-intiutive Keith Code teaches this in CSB level 1. Your best learning is done when you're at 70% of your comfort level. I did CSB...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2009, 10:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,623
Posted By jrosso
1. Stay loose on the bars, flap your elbows like...

1. Stay loose on the bars, flap your elbows like chicken wings from time to time.
2. Trust your tires. The contact path is small and focused and will slice throught water. Hydroplaning isn't an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-28-2008, 01:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,127
Posted By jrosso
http://gregbardsley.files.wordpress.com/2007/09/bo...

http://gregbardsley.files.wordpress.com/2007/09/bob3.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2008, 12:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,795
Posted By jrosso
Uh... sounds like you want to brag about somebody...

Uh... sounds like you want to brag about somebody taking offense at your douschebagging.

"HEY, LOOK AT ME!!!!" would have been a better thread title. See--that is me douschebagging... Feel free...
Forum: Face plant 06-03-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,420
Posted By jrosso
Always start the turn...

Always start the turn...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,871
Posted By jrosso
That's exactly why it was posted, candypants...

That's exactly why it was posted, candypants...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2008, 11:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By jrosso
It's an exquisite leisure activity and I, sir, am...

It's an exquisite leisure activity and I, sir, am a gentleman of leisure.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2008, 11:33 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,871
Posted By jrosso
You're totally unique, precious snowflake... ...

You're totally unique, precious snowflake...

As previously stated, you may want to see a suspension guy about your setup or go one better and take your bike to GMD Computrack. Offhand, it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2008, 12:54 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,521
Posted By jrosso
Form your own opinion...

Book a date at Cornerspin (http://www.cornerspeed.net/news.html) or American Supercamp (http://www.americansupercamp.com/) and you'll be able to formulate the answer to this yourself.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2008, 01:03 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,521
Posted By jrosso
Right tool for the job...

Hi,

There's a lot of reasons that would contribute to the perception... Primarily power-characteristics and suspension geometry.

1. SUMO/DS bikes are all about low-end torque--they flatten at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-30-2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,274
Posted By jrosso
No Fat Chicks

No Fat Chicks
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2008, 11:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,259
Posted By jrosso
The Pic's a link...

Tiny camera that takes awesome video for $100... They're cheap and unobtrusive, I've seen guys at the track with one on their helmet and one mounted on the bars. There's a velcro strap mount and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2008, 04:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,259
Posted By jrosso
Chicka' Chicka' yeah...

Getcha two a' these:

http://www2.oregonscientific.com/assets/product/photos/AT18/SDCARD--BLRBK2G_rg.jpg (http://www2.oregonscientific.com/shop/product.asp?cid=6&scid=14&pid=771)

And some'a'dat...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-31-2007, 03:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,582
Posted By jrosso
Shakespeare's The Tempest...

Shakespeare's The Tempest...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-28-2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,789
Posted By jrosso
Some things aren't advertised...

I learned that the "what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas" ad campaign is about the legal hookers [or the "mentertainment" for ladies]!

When this was pointed out, I was absolutely dumbstruck...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-28-2007, 11:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By jrosso
What an irresponsible post...

Going to the rear brake when the rear wheel loses traction is the wrong thing to do for a number of reasons, regardless of linked brakes. Linked brakes probably prevented you from the classic...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2007, 01:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,449
Posted By jrosso
I will always stop...

and I will always watch the fook out so that me and everyone else doesn't get plowed over... Strange stuff happens on the side of the road, so keep only a portion of your attention on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2007, 01:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,524
Posted By jrosso
Remember... If you launch through their back window

Eat their Brains,
Gain their Knowledge...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,663
Posted By jrosso
Good 4 a laugh...

I generally don't get peeved with ads... Seems like there are a few frequent seller archetypes. Based on who's sellin' you can usually tell what's up:

Cool Sellers:
- New Divorce Guy: Doesn't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2007, 10:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,286
Posted By jrosso
I agree with the point you're making, however,...

I agree with the point you're making, however, think that we have a different understanding of "survival instincts".

You're referring to situational awareness colored by a healthy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2007, 12:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,286
Posted By jrosso
Sport Bikin'!

Another reason worth noting is that the front on a sportbike is AMAZINGLY stable. The rider's weight is situated to put a lot of mass over stiff springs and stick rubber, the pegs are high, which...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-08-2007, 12:19 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,286
Posted By jrosso
He's talking about track riding... stuff like...

He's talking about track riding... stuff like this seems trite, but it is very important for the same kind of reason that you develop the habit of downshifting BEFORE braking on corner entry... When...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2007, 12:34 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 12,907
Posted By jrosso
To sell that sh!t to someone like me! And God...

To sell that sh!t to someone like me! And God love 'em for it!:evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-27-2007, 12:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 786
Posted By jrosso
It's on...

Watch out!!! The motorcyclist/injured-manhood trifecta is now in play!
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2007, 12:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,435
Posted By jrosso
+1 on the Scrambler...

Especially after reading James Whitham's longtermer notes. Another option, have you thought of pointing him toward a ULY?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2007, 12:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,516
Posted By jrosso
Well, DUH!!!

Why not post this over at WetCanvas.com... Scott Burkett was my boss a job or two back so be sure to tell him Rosso sez What's UP!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2007, 10:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,025
Posted By jrosso
+1 -- Favorite Mag by FAR... Actually it's A...

+1 -- Favorite Mag by FAR...

Actually it's A LOT cheaper to buy it off the rack in the US than subscribe--checked it out a year back. With USD continuing it's FOREX hellslide, don't 'xpect that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2007, 12:39 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 4,560
Posted By jrosso
JFR: just f'n ride...

Ride a bunch of different bikes, and ride keenly aware of the "comfort" zone of each bike and where that particular machine tends to "draw me out". I try ride to aware of way each bike seems to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2007, 12:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 989
Posted By jrosso
Nope...

Used to have this dream that I forgot my schedule mid-semester and it was the day before finals and I hadn't dropped any classes, so some friends put together a bikini car wash to keep the surf shop...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-11-2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 13,984
Posted By jrosso
YAOS: Yet Another Ohlins Straggler!

Stumbled onto this thread last night and got an email out to Dan 10 PM his time on the 10th--I'm in too... Dan 100% rocks, sized me up with some ADV fatman springs so August should be a pretty...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2007, 10:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,570
Posted By jrosso
Good Luck! :D

Good Luck! :D
Forum: Face plant 07-01-2007, 10:13 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,844
Posted By jrosso
Saw one of these Harley "parades" Saturday...

Saw one of these Harley "parades" Saturday afternoon coming down 285. Must have been 100 bikes stacked into about 50 yards spanning two lanes. They were four abreast, slightly staggered with 20 or...
Forum: Face plant 07-01-2007, 09:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,046
Posted By jrosso
Have a Speedy Recovery, Rob!

We each accept a risk whenever we throw a leg over. Give everything some time, gather your own perspective, then make the choice with which you're most happy.

Seems like analyzing the...
Forum: Face plant 07-01-2007, 09:30 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,677
Posted By jrosso
Stupid is as...

I can't laugh at her misfortune--bad karma or not...

I'm always amazed, however, by how the "Dragon" mistique to brings out the inner idiot and/or ASSHOLE in some people. I wonder how many...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,178
Posted By jrosso
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2007, 08:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,178
Posted By jrosso
Grasshumper...

Your question reminds me of this passage from the Art of War:

There are only five notes in the musical scale, but their variations are so many that they cannot all be heard. There are only five...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2007, 11:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,547
Posted By jrosso
Offroad...

Along with the stuff about slowspeed, u-turns, parking, etc. If you ever run off road or "get run" off the road into dirt, gravel, grass, you're going to want to scrub with the rear and leave the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-20-2007, 09:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 918
Posted By jrosso
One of my most "favorite-est roads"...

Joe Brown Highway (http://hiking.chattanooga.net/unicoi.htm)

Takes you from Hiwassee Dam, NC to Coker Creek, TN... GREAT spot to swim at the first picnic area by the one-lane bridge, follow the...
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