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Forum: Parallel Universe 05-11-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,443
Posted By hb7
Ran a tap.....love it. You can always run a...

Ran a tap.....love it.
You can always run a few rounds of teflon tape.....or use some blue loctite.

Here's the catalog of KTM folding mirrors....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-06-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
Yes, super CHP motorcycle officers are able to...

Yes, super CHP motorcycle officers are able to jump 4-5 inch slabs at ~70 mph,
but if there is a ~20mph crosswind, they are not supposed to ride because it might be dangerous. No comment....it's so...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-06-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
Personally, I never had experienced having "the...

Personally, I never had experienced having "the State" or the government which is supposedly "protecting me" so intent on screwing me over.

Observing the Caltrans attorney twisting and turning,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-06-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
To find these other accidents/bent rim incidents...

To find these other accidents/bent rim incidents at that location would have been instructive....
Caltrans engaged in every form of hide the ball possible. "You didn't ask for it correctly....."...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
My lawyer worked very hard, and this temporary...

My lawyer worked very hard, and this temporary set back is likely to get a reversal in the appeals court. The appeals court is going to see right through this bullshit of Caltrans on the one hand...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
Yes, I get it. I put the whole transcript out...

Yes, I get it. I put the whole transcript out there so that it is searchable, names can be found on google. This case doesn't get buried, you can be sure that Caltrans doesn't want the light of day...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
Why were you suing? Were you suing for medical...

Why were you suing? Were you suing for medical expenses or were you trying to retire off of the law suit?? Why have you gone to the expense of suing Caltrans? Is your lawyer getting a piece of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
Granted this thread mostly appeals to Californian...

Granted this thread mostly appeals to Californian riders...and legal eagles.
Caltrans thinks they can f*ckover motorcyclists......this thread dedicated to all California motorcycle riders and the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
Rest of the Closing Arguments..... (THE...

Rest of the Closing Arguments.....


(THE FOLLOWING PROCEEDINGS TOOK PLACE IN
OPEN COURT IN THE PRESENCE OF THE JURY:)
THE COURT: BACK ON THE RECORD. LET THE RECORD
REFLECT MEMBERS OF THE JURY...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
Since Caltrans and CHP controls all the records,...

Since Caltrans and CHP controls all the records, we will never really know.
We asked....

There were like ~100 accidents in that area, none of them were hitting a pothole then an elevated bridge...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
The standard for building freeways is a maximum...

The standard for building freeways is a maximum ~.25 of an inch vertical between slabs which is set by the Federal Highway Administration.
I'd pay to see CHP officers recreate that 4-5 inches at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
Caltrans final argument : Continued....... ...

Caltrans final argument :
Continued.......

I SAID, WELL, YOU'RE FAMILIAR WITH THE TEXAS
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION MANUAL, THEN, RIGHT?
YES, I AM.
AND EXHIBIT 141, ON THE SECOND PAGE AFTER...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
Henri Baccouche vs State of California...

Henri Baccouche vs State of California Department of Transportation
LA County Superior Court LASC K0060256

Here is the Caltrans closing argument :

MR. RODRIGUEZ: THANK YOU, YOUR HONOR....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
I estimated the bump was about 1.5-2 inches (in...

I estimated the bump was about 1.5-2 inches (in the pictures above) that I hit at night changing lanes. I was slightly leaned at about 70 mph and it was probably enough to ( I don't remember exactly)...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
At 90 approach, I agree most survivable angle...

At 90 approach, I agree most survivable angle for hitting a road hazard .

Any road hazard which can knock your front wheel out of the cyclonic envelope or out of alignment with the rear wheel =...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 30,095
Posted By hb7
Try one of these, they were good enough to be...

Try one of these, they were good enough to be stock kit on KTM and Husquavarna

I don't think you will be disappointed.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
This whole Citizen Motorcyclist vs. California...

This whole Citizen Motorcyclist vs. California Government has become an extended metaphor for Government which has turned to pure shite.

I had little contact with lousy government previously to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
Sad state of affairs ......isn't it ? when...

Sad state of affairs ......isn't it ? when Caltrans coaches their witnesses to lie
because Caltrans doesn't do their job and then CHP wannabe whores get in there to sell absolute tripe.

I have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
We certainly made that point.....Caltrans spent...

We certainly made that point.....Caltrans spent $100k+ on experts and one of the questions we put to their motorcycle expert Robin Harrison was , if this slab settlement is nothing and safe in your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
No, much better that the CHP brass gets wind of...

No, much better that the CHP brass gets wind of these CHP officers giving blatant false testimony under oath to support Caltrans nonsense.

Just posting their transcript probably guarantees they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
+1 for Telelever suspension.....on that. I...

+1 for Telelever suspension.....on that. I suspect you hit it square which helped you stay up.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
Passengers like that, and female, I call her "a...

Passengers like that, and female, I call her "a keeper......"


My 2nd finger on my right hand had to be pinned, from the handlebar tank slapper jamming my finger ( or so I think)

Left hand...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 03:17 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
If your case goes to jury deliberation on a...

If your case goes to jury deliberation on a Friday afternoon, and they want to go home to eat pork rinds or dog food, they will find a way to get out of there
to get to their kibble.

This is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
Yes, here's a shout out to Mr Joe Yates , our...

Yes, here's a shout out to Mr Joe Yates , our motorcycle expert witness, engineer. Very competent, formerly from Honda Motor product liability. He was excellent at trial + cleaning up after our...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
While I'm sorry this occurred, at the very least...

While I'm sorry this occurred, at the very least you have been disabused of your incorrect notion, to wit: government doesn't work for the people, people work for the government.

Now you know.

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
I hit the bridge that was 1.5-2 inch elevated...

I hit the bridge that was 1.5-2 inch elevated slab , with a pothole in front of it maybe another ~.5 inch of a depression. Call it a sharp change of elevation of ~2 inches more or less at 70mph...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
Tires at the time of the accident were ...

Tires at the time of the accident were

Continental 110/70/17 and Avon AV46 ? 150/70/17
Both radials....you can see when the rim made contact with the bridge deck at the initial impact.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
Appreciate the kind remarks..... I had to...

Appreciate the kind remarks.....

I had to wait 5+ years before I was allowed to even post about this.

The 10 day trial went relatively well, when the case was submitted on a Friday afternoon....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
Reading these remarks heals a very deep...

Reading these remarks heals a very deep wound.....having to sit in Court and listen to all this absolute tripe orchestrated by the State of California to screw
the little people like me. I got much...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 30,095
Posted By hb7
$52/pair ......fits Suzuki DR400-650 ...

$52/pair ......fits Suzuki DR400-650

http://www.moto-science.com/product/aprilia-tuono-mirrors-681718-pair
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 30,095
Posted By hb7
My next set of mirrors will be these Viper lever...

My next set of mirrors will be these Viper lever protect 7490/91 with folding mirrors. When you don't need full handguards......
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 30,095
Posted By hb7
Lots of riders like the OEM Aprilia Tuono...

Lots of riders like the OEM Aprilia Tuono mirrors, it a well known design with lots of reviews.....on the Vstrom boards, BMW uses the same design on the their F800/R1200 bikes. Solid low vibration...
Forum: Equipment 04-08-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 30,095
Posted By hb7
If it's not optical convex glass, then it doesn't...

If it's not optical convex glass, then it doesn't meet the DOT or E13 European standards and has to be a certain minimum size ~100mm Diameter or equivalent.
Doubletake uses plastic acrylic mirrors....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 11,916
Posted By hb7
CHP Motor officers testify about the BMW R1150....

CHP Motorcycle Officer Sgt Gerard Diaz testified that on his
BMW 1150 motorcycle etc. he could easily handle a ~ 5 inch vertical ledge at ~70mph.

CHP Motorcycle Officer Louis Bravo testified...
Forum: Vendors 11-14-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 791
Posted By hb7
This is an intermediate solution. Lever guard and...

This is an intermediate solution. Lever guard and folding mirror.
With the valuable handle bar space at a premium with GPS, Go pro etc...
This mirror isn't the best for 100% dirt bikes, more like a...
Forum: Vendors 11-14-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 791
Posted By hb7
Moto-science Folding bar end mirror with lever guard 7490/91

New Folding bar end mirror with lever guard 7490/91
added to our large collection KTM of Folding mirrors catalog.
Submitted to the ADV circus for their opinions....
...
Forum: Vendors 10-11-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 471
Posted By hb7
BMW R1200GS F800GS F650GS LED Mirrors

http://i.imgur.com/uoeKvCI.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/qZgokho.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/LjFyiMI.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/BRpJncN.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/FS9y8Ua.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/xDMsfmY.jpg...
Forum: Vendors 10-02-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 97,269
Posted By hb7
Futures trading at 10.28pm.....the mirrors ship...

Futures trading at 10.28pm.....the mirrors ship out tomorrow.
Forum: Vendors 10-02-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 97,269
Posted By hb7
It's easy to exchange stalks if you change your...

It's easy to exchange stalks if you change your mind.

KTM picked 243mm folding mirror size for their Dirt bikes.....
Forum: Vendors 10-02-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 97,269
Posted By hb7
When it says pair, it means one pair. Answer...

When it says pair, it means one pair.

Answer me this : how much dirt ? and how much highway ?
If it's more paved than dirt, get the 280mm......
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