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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 225
Posted By Tuna Helper
Exactly when will you need it? I'm planning to...

Exactly when will you need it? I'm planning to head to the dragon this April. Pm me about it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,170
Posted By Tuna Helper
The only problem I have with my Buell is I want...

The only problem I have with my Buell is I want to change the bars. They put my wrists at a bad angle and makes my elbows stick out to compensate. Then I want to change the bars on my Harley, they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,710
Posted By Tuna Helper
I have 9 bikes, either titled in my name or at my...

I have 9 bikes, either titled in my name or at my house. Three of them need work, the rest are relatively ridable. Only two are registered and insured, I just can't see spending the money to reg and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3,426
Views: 490,772
Posted By Tuna Helper
Maybe 20 years ago, I was headed for it of town...

Maybe 20 years ago, I was headed for it of town on a highway that was having sections rebuilt. About a mile or two before it necked down to one lane, I came upon a police cruiser. We was doing about...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-27-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,668
Posted By Tuna Helper
The best I could offer to trade is a 76 kz750b....

The best I could offer to trade is a 76 kz750b. Runs, but no title. Probably go the Vermont registration route.
Forum: Old's Cool 12-27-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By Tuna Helper
Those have electronic ignition, so if the seller...

Those have electronic ignition, so if the seller can start it, and its not butchered, go for it. It'll probably need exhaust, like a 4-1 maybe, and if so ditch the air filter cover because it won't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-27-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,924
Posted By Tuna Helper
Seafoam?

Seafoam?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-27-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 63,237
Posted By Tuna Helper
Look what Erik Buell is doing now. Everyone I've...

Look what Erik Buell is doing now. Everyone I've talked to who has ridden an EBR says the new bikes are leaps ahead of the old ones.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1,145
Views: 63,237
Posted By Tuna Helper
I had inquired about some Buell parts at my local...

I had inquired about some Buell parts at my local HD shop and was told they can't order them because they aren't a Buell dealer, and then something about their license with HD. Their sister...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,743
Posted By Tuna Helper
I wish I could remember where I heard it, but the...

I wish I could remember where I heard it, but the quote was something like "Death is easy. Living, that should scare the shit out of you"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,743
Posted By Tuna Helper
I bought a bike so I could ride like hell ...

I bought a bike so I could ride like hell


Reading the comments is like reading a gun control thread, lots of people with no experience spouting off why its dangerous.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 35,947
Views: 9,226,570
Posted By Tuna Helper
You stick your toes out a little bit and use them...

You stick your toes out a little bit and use them as pavement detectors. When they touch, you are almost out of lean.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-14-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3,426
Views: 490,772
Posted By Tuna Helper
In the cage, on a two lane state highway,...

In the cage, on a two lane state highway, cornfields on each side. I'm doing 60, and something catches my eye on the left side. At first I thought it was a dog, but I turn my head and see a deer...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-09-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 301,017
Posted By Tuna Helper
I've got a '73 cb500 at home, virgin bike, hasn't...

I've got a '73 cb500 at home, virgin bike, hasn't been on the road in over thirty years, only customizing is vintage 70's (apes, sissy bar, etc) I wonder in how many ways I can turn it into an ugly...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-09-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 301,017
Posted By Tuna Helper
Where are you?? I have one of those kz750b's and...

Where are you?? I have one of those kz750b's and would love to sell it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-08-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,648
Posted By Tuna Helper
These are noise canceling? For that price I'd buy...

These are noise canceling? For that price I'd buy two sets, one for the bike and one for work.

I've tried a few different kinds of foamies, even tried the silicone ones on a string. I didn't like...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-08-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 28,721
Posted By Tuna Helper
I don't know that I can answer this proficiently,...

I don't know that I can answer this proficiently, but in the US we are raised with get in line, wait your turn, and now, people are raising their kids to think that life is fair. Everyone takes a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 66,797
Posted By Tuna Helper
If cages feel comfortable passing me half in my...

If cages feel comfortable passing me half in my lane, then why would they have a problem with me passing them in theirs?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3,426
Views: 490,772
Posted By Tuna Helper
A little over a decade ago, I was driving a semi...

A little over a decade ago, I was driving a semi headed for home. It was dusk, and I had made a right turn off the (non-interstate) highway towards the drop yard where my car was parked. This side...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 16,567
Posted By Tuna Helper
Or keep you from getting around them. I had an...

Or keep you from getting around them. I had an incident a few months ago where a friend of mine pissed off a semi driver on a two lane road. Every time I pulled out to look to see if I could pass,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 350
Views: 35,410
Posted By Tuna Helper
I think some of you are missing the point. Rather...

I think some of you are missing the point. Rather than punishing the bike with GPS and speed limiters, they should punish the riders with a shock collar.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 99,632
Posted By Tuna Helper
Boy I sure am glad to see this thread back up....

Boy I sure am glad to see this thread back up. I've got a question, something I noticed last April on (OMG!!) the Dragon. It seems to me, that at a certain point of lean, you can either push right...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 9,979
Views: 2,081,930
Posted By Tuna Helper
Smash a window and insert a tire before you...

Smash a window and insert a tire before you firebomb it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 35,947
Views: 9,226,570
Posted By Tuna Helper
Night runs on the Dragon are my favorite.

Night runs on the Dragon are my favorite.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,801
Posted By Tuna Helper
He realizes that life is about giving, not about...

He realizes that life is about giving, not about having, so he screws mom for an extra $50?



I think I understand what he was trying to say, but I think he missed his own message. Life is about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 486
Views: 70,963
Posted By Tuna Helper
They're just trying to goad you into doing...

They're just trying to goad you into doing something stupid so they can write a big ticket.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 70,963
Posted By Tuna Helper
Got pulled over last month for the first time in...

Got pulled over last month for the first time in a decade. Pulled over and told the cop I would have stopped sooner if I had realized he was chasing me. (Cop car in NC just had a little blue strobe...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,647
Posted By Tuna Helper
I prefer the v-twins. I've been on singles,...

I prefer the v-twins. I've been on singles, parallel twins, and I-fours. The smoothest four was the zx-14 I had for a short time, There was next to zero vibrations in that. But, IMHO, the punchy...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 35,947
Views: 9,226,570
Posted By Tuna Helper
http://i52.tinypic.com/30sud0i.jpg I've seen...

http://i52.tinypic.com/30sud0i.jpg

I've seen pics of people leaning like this, butt to the inside, shoulders square with the bike. I tried it once or twice just for shits and giggles and found it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 35,947
Views: 9,226,570
Posted By Tuna Helper
When I was there this past April it was about...

When I was there this past April it was about $4.15/g, which was about average for the area.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-29-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,508
Posted By Tuna Helper
Get a couple cars to block him in. Disc lock...

Get a couple cars to block him in.
Disc lock front and rear
Get the other motorcycles to fill up the lot before he gets there
Leave a note saying that if he doesn't park like normal people, his...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 35,947
Views: 9,226,570
Posted By Tuna Helper
I do too, but I like REAL redheads.

I do too, but I like REAL redheads.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 35,947
Views: 9,226,570
Posted By Tuna Helper
I don't know about that, new Wings are pretty...

I don't know about that, new Wings are pretty damn sporty. A guy on one pretty much left me behind on my Buell.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,190
Posted By Tuna Helper
I'll give you that, considering the curb that was...

I'll give you that, considering the curb that was run over was probably only about four inches tall.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,190
Posted By Tuna Helper
In the movie "Death Proof" they put mics on the...

In the movie "Death Proof" they put mics on the cars, no dubbing needed.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,770
Posted By Tuna Helper
This week I learned that my bike will lean...

This week I learned that my bike will lean farther than I am comfortable with.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,190
Posted By Tuna Helper
In the movie "My Cousin Vinny" there are a few...

In the movie "My Cousin Vinny" there are a few scenes where they seem to have an understanding of cars.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 35,947
Views: 9,226,570
Posted By Tuna Helper
Last week highway 40 was shut down for an...

Last week highway 40 was shut down for an accident and we counted 5 or 6 semis drive by the resort.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9,979
Views: 2,081,930
Posted By Tuna Helper
Maybe its something else. In the land down under...

Maybe its something else. In the land down under a truck is a Ute.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 35,947
Views: 9,226,570
Posted By Tuna Helper
There's a Buell rally in a week, if I see any...

There's a Buell rally in a week, if I see any pics of me I'll admit it.
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