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Forum: Racing Yesterday, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3,796
Views: 348,945
Posted By Pecha72
WHEN Crutchlow is getting the same results as...

WHEN Crutchlow is getting the same results as Miller?

Miller hasn't done a lap on a MotoGP bike yet, and Cal has several years there under his belt. He was fast on the M1. His partnership with...
Forum: Racing 09-16-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,863
Posted By Pecha72
MM probably can back off a notch, and still win...

MM probably can back off a notch, and still win some of the remaining races.
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,533
Posted By Pecha72
" I don't think it's realistic to assume you can...

" I don't think it's realistic to assume you can get much above 55mpg consistently on the dl650 "

i'm now getting between 3,7 - 4,2 Liters per 100 km on my -12 Wee in mixed city/highway riding....
Forum: Beasts 09-16-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,533
Posted By Pecha72
Funny that basically the same V2 engine can also...

Funny that basically the same V2 engine can also be found on the Gladius, and just a little different version was/is used on the SV650.... and they´re both bikes built mostly for fun rides along...
Forum: Racing 09-15-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,863
Posted By Pecha72
MM probably will see his (still sizeable) points...

MM probably will see his (still sizeable) points lead is now more important than trying to win absolutely every race, and risk losing another big chunk from that lead.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-15-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,065
Posted By Pecha72
You can't ride the entire Mediterranean south...

You can't ride the entire Mediterranean south coast, Algeria/Morocco border is closed, and probably some smaller difficulties on that route as well.
Forum: Racing 09-15-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,863
Posted By Pecha72
so there is an asterisk afterall... :rofl ...

so there is an asterisk afterall... :rofl

actually I think yesterday Rossi would've butchered anybody, who tries to stand between him and that elusive victory. He can fight extremely hard, as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,665
Posted By Pecha72
" The longer I ride the less "close calls" I seem...

" The longer I ride the less "close calls" I seem to have. "

yep, perhaps you learn to anticipate other road users actions more, and also do not get so easily surprised by how the bike behaves on...
Forum: Racing 09-15-2014, 03:41 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,863
Posted By Pecha72
Kallio must fight harder with Rabat, the title's...

Kallio must fight harder with Rabat, the title's not decided yet, but the last two races have been painful to watch. Second place is very much the first loser between these two.
Forum: Racing 09-14-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,863
Posted By Pecha72
wonder what Max and Sete think about that...

wonder what Max and Sete think about that statement... :lol3
Forum: Racing 09-14-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,863
Posted By Pecha72
" Tough day at the office for Marquee, and an odd...

" Tough day at the office for Marquee, and an odd crash, like he just kept leaning until there was no more leaning to be done. If he does that 3 more times there will be a championship battle again....
Forum: Racing 09-14-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,863
Posted By Pecha72
I witnessed Vale win @ Mugello in 2006...yeah the...

I witnessed Vale win @ Mugello in 2006...yeah the entire country basically did go berserk for a day or two, was hard to find a town with no yellow flags visible.

But in fact he was winning a lot...
Forum: Racing 09-14-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,863
Posted By Pecha72
Perhaps this was actually a Yamaha track (a rare...

Perhaps this was actually a Yamaha track (a rare exception this year?) Vale said he felt already on Friday, that they may have a small advantage here.
Forum: Racing 09-14-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,863
Posted By Pecha72
Commentators said early in the race, when Rossi...

Commentators said early in the race, when Rossi fought with Marquez & JLo, that he's riding like a teenager again....(and naturally meant this in a good way)!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 11,895
Posted By Pecha72
" If you dont submit a breath test, they get a...

" If you dont submit a breath test, they get a warrant and take blood to see whats up. Fun huh "

If you refuse a breath test, then what other way are they gonna conclude, what your blood alcohol...
Forum: Racing 09-14-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,863
Posted By Pecha72
was no fluke either. Rossi fought back fiercely,...

was no fluke either. Rossi fought back fiercely, when Marquez passed him at least twice. A rare incident for Marquez, though..
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,606
Posted By Pecha72
" Of course "grabbing a handful of front brake"...

" Of course "grabbing a handful of front brake" is poor technique and likely to lead to difficulties under any circumstances. "

this is what I don't get. Lean hard into a corner, grab a handful...
Forum: Racing 09-14-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,863
Posted By Pecha72
MM hits the deck trying to follow Rossi!!! ...

MM hits the deck trying to follow Rossi!!!
remounts 20th.
Forum: Racing 09-14-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,863
Posted By Pecha72
wow. explosive first laps in MotoGP!

wow. explosive first laps in MotoGP!
Forum: Racing 09-14-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,863
Posted By Pecha72
Holy crap, only just now I saw, that Niki Ajo...

Holy crap, only just now I saw, that Niki Ajo will actually start Moto3 race from 2nd position, a mere 0.004 secs from poleman Jack Miller. Astonishing performance from Ajo - too bad he got sidelined...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,606
Posted By Pecha72
cornering&braking with 'normal' ABS works up to...

cornering&braking with 'normal' ABS works up to at least 37 lean angle, according to Motorrad (ABS braking when on a tarmac corner). This was tested on a VFR1200FA.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 45,108
Posted By Pecha72
older carb'd machines did not have the crisp...

older carb'd machines did not have the crisp throttle response of today's FI bikes. It has surprised many, how easily you can land on your ear, even just leaving a parking lot, and only using low or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,606
Posted By Pecha72
ok, thanks for the tips... Really appreciate to...

ok, thanks for the tips... Really appreciate to get to hear from a really experienced rider!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,606
Posted By Pecha72
I've had maybe 4 or 5 really close situations in...

I've had maybe 4 or 5 really close situations in my +20 yrs on a bike in over 50 countries. A common denominator in these has been, that first everything is absolutely fine, then like a flick of a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,606
Posted By Pecha72
ok. Well maybe once again the laws of physics are...

ok. Well maybe once again the laws of physics are a little bit different in Germany... :lol3

And if you think riding with one hand is a good idea, and it affects nothing, I don't have a problem...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,541
Posted By Pecha72
it's the Internet Age. Everyone, who wasn't...

it's the Internet Age. Everyone, who wasn't there, knows better than you, how to pass that gathering of monkeys :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,606
Posted By Pecha72
Not about the clutch. you can just try to brake...

Not about the clutch. you can just try to brake very hard from 100mph without touching the left handlebar. You'll need to have the arm muscles of Alexander Karelin, and it probably still won't work,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,606
Posted By Pecha72
" I wonder how they determined that? Police...

" I wonder how they determined that? Police reports usually aren't very accurate and are mostly opinion "

Usually they can determine the speeds used quite accurately, by doing investigations on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,606
Posted By Pecha72
he did have to get his left hand back on the...

he did have to get his left hand back on the handlebar, before he could brake.. or swerve efficiently for that matter. See the video. Maybe it only takes a short time,but those are precious seconds.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,606
Posted By Pecha72
“ Oh there’s something you can do. Not drive on...

“ Oh there’s something you can do. Not drive on public roads as though you’re on a track. “

Really hate to sound like a smartass, cos that dude is dead. But yeah, to me it also looked like he was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,606
Posted By Pecha72
Does a 9-time world champion count as one?? This...

Does a 9-time world champion count as one?? This is what happened to one such guy on a non-ABS bike this morning on a wet track:
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,262
Posted By Pecha72
youre lying...

youre lying...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,000
Posted By Pecha72
...BTW I don't think this photo above tells the...

...BTW I don't think this photo above tells the whole story about headlight glare (or how bad it could be - it naturally depends on at least 1001 factors).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,000
Posted By Pecha72
Funny I think I mentioned earlier in this thread,...

Funny I think I mentioned earlier in this thread, that once I rode a few days on my friends GL1800, and it was EXACTLY the same color as the one on your pic... And I still had a few cagers try to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,606
Posted By Pecha72
why is it, that when a bike's ABS has some sort...

why is it, that when a bike's ABS has some sort of failure, it almost always seems to be a certain German make??
I'm now on my 4th ABS bike, and one of them I took literally halfway around the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,000
Posted By Pecha72
I'd say the color of the bike can naturally...

I'd say the color of the bike can naturally increase its visibility. But the effect viewing from the front sector (which is THE most important, cos that's where the cagers jump in front of you!) is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,606
Posted By Pecha72
Everybody just get the brake system, that YOU are...

Everybody just get the brake system, that YOU are happy with. It's YOUR ass that you put at risk, when you ride, not anybody else's. Trying to convince others, that ABS or non-ABS is good or not, is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 7,606
Posted By Pecha72
it is, for riding gods. Who are drawn into ABS...

it is, for riding gods. Who are drawn into ABS discussions like flies are attracted to shit.
Forum: Racing 09-11-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,863
Posted By Pecha72
Yep. And while Marquez is a superalien possibly...

Yep. And while Marquez is a superalien possibly never seen before, also Honda seems to be the bike to be on this year, just like last year.

Not saying they should blame the bike, and it ain't a...
Forum: Beasts 09-11-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,533
Posted By Pecha72
DL650 has a lot of touring&commuting...

DL650 has a lot of touring&commuting capabilities, and very good fuel economy. I wouldn't say it is boring in the twisties either, but there the 800 triple is a hoot.
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