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Forum: Americas Yesterday, 02:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 992
Posted By farmerstu
i'm from mn. while there is a large part of the...

i'm from mn. while there is a large part of the central us that is not that great motorcyle country, to say there is nothing east of the rockies except the black hills tells me you are in no postion...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7,489
Views: 420,740
Posted By farmerstu
thanks Bwalsh. i was thinking the same thing but...

thanks Bwalsh. i was thinking the same thing but didn't dare say anything as i am in fear of Dranrab Laup.
the van driver was signaling and it appeared to me the bike rider sped up after the van...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,796
Posted By farmerstu
You just don't get it. Letting the police create...

You just don't get it. Letting the police create an environment where we are conditioned to let them infringe on our rights, as a go along to get along effort, will only lead to more infringements....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,796
Posted By farmerstu
thanks gingerbeard,ojd and windblown. well said!

thanks gingerbeard,ojd and windblown. well said!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,628
Posted By farmerstu
if your steering with your pegs , where do you...

if your steering with your pegs , where do you put your hands?
seriously thou, really ? i don't really believe that a riders course teaches that... because standing, sitting, sidesaddle i don't...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 56,567
Posted By farmerstu
go Anna !! how anyone could not be inspired and...

go Anna !! how anyone could not be inspired and moved by your rr is beyond me. ignore the very few ignorant remarks.
"wish i was you" (quote from the old tv show"then came bronson.
you're living...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7,489
Views: 420,740
Posted By farmerstu
I don't for a second doubt you when you tell me...

I don't for a second doubt you when you tell me how dangerous biking can be. too dangerous for me! the analogy to motorcycles however doesn't quite hold true. there are so many options available on a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7,489
Views: 420,740
Posted By farmerstu
are you referring to center stands post 7033? ...

are you referring to center stands post 7033?
if so i have to say he articulated what i have been thinking. as a none bicycle rider. i agree with many of his posts and i assure you that i am not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 36,126
Views: 9,408,307
Posted By farmerstu
Gummee, of all the 270980 members on this forum ,...

Gummee, of all the 270980 members on this forum , you should be the last to complain about being stuck behind slower traffic.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4,385
Views: 463,424
Posted By farmerstu
If HD wants to make an easy improvement they need...

If HD wants to make an easy improvement they need to change the gear ratio a bit. a lower first,leave 2,3,4, lower 5th and 6th.
mine is 1 tooth smaller on the front and still cruises at low revs...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4,385
Views: 463,424
Posted By farmerstu
you may not have a problem with HD but you still...

you may not have a problem with HD but you still spout drivel.
suspension. could definitely be better.
HD has very good brakes.
drivetrain. simple ,reliable belt drive, 6 speed trans, whats not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4,385
Views: 463,424
Posted By farmerstu
and overhead cams come at a great cost of engine...

and overhead cams come at a great cost of engine height. great for hi revs. pushrods are far better for lower (read harly) rpms. pushrod motors are not old tech, just different tech.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,463
Posted By farmerstu
thanks gummee. It seems to me the big push for...

thanks gummee. It seems to me the big push for this trail.15 million dollars worth btw. is coming from non/casual riders and people who think economic development is sure to follow. . i have no...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,463
Posted By farmerstu
if i may ask a question that is a bit off topic? ...

if i may ask a question that is a bit off topic?
in my area in mn. there is a push to build a new bike trail. i am opposed to this particular trail as i do not believe it would be used much,and it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,793
Posted By farmerstu
you are right windblown, however cell phone use...

you are right windblown, however cell phone use esp. texting i think is worse . it demands more of ones attention than does changing a radio station or sightseeing. also it requires a total shift if...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7,489
Views: 420,740
Posted By farmerstu
if the idiotic van driver hadn't committed...

if the idiotic van driver hadn't committed assault on the biker after he stopped then i feel the rider is at fault. he passed on the left and there is no way to be certain the van driver saw him...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,793
Posted By farmerstu
F.u. a thousand times over. your idiotic...

F.u.
a thousand times over.
your idiotic logic is what all texting drivers use. the "i only do it when it's safe" or "i only do it a little at a time"
it's all lying bullshit and a deadly game....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-07-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7,489
Views: 420,740
Posted By farmerstu
to be fair most of the time bike riders are go...

to be fair most of the time bike riders are go above and beyond to share the road. i have seen biker going down mt. evans so close to a sheer 1000 foot drop it scares me. when we were there the bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7,489
Views: 420,740
Posted By farmerstu
I almost hate to jump into this thread but...

I almost hate to jump into this thread but centerstand makes a good point.

I know that many cyclists, especially those here, will not agree with me, but, it is you who can make the most...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-04-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,459
Posted By farmerstu
mark you hit it on the head. for instance a KLR, ...

mark you hit it on the head. for instance a KLR, even a 6 speed ( with 1st. way lower and second about the same as first is now. and 6th just a bit taller. would improve things a ton.
or a dual...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,740
Posted By farmerstu
as for buffeting, when i first got my wide glide...

as for buffeting, when i first got my wide glide i set the windshield as high on the forks as possible, my theory being that at 6'7 that would be best. i had lots of buffeting, my glasses bounced...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,740
Posted By farmerstu
Bridge builder. you stated your question in a way...

Bridge builder. you stated your question in a way that is hard to answer. the road glide and road king are two very different animals. you ask if there are any differences other than the obvious....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,313
Posted By farmerstu
i am not anti police. i am however very mindful...

i am not anti police. i am however very mindful of the fact that not exercising ones cival libertises tend to make those freedoms go away.so a few points.
1. it is not the cops job to enforce the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,385
Posted By farmerstu
great roads mean different things to different...

great roads mean different things to different people, for instance I think the PCH is one of the all time great rides. did it from LA to el Waco WA. in July a few years ago. however i know riders...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,385
Posted By farmerstu
JVB and i are on the same page, incredible as it...

JVB and i are on the same page, incredible as it may sound.(hi Jim!)
I can't help but think you're trolling.
read the ride reports.
the only real difference in riding styles is the tourer is...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-06-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,656
Posted By farmerstu
this. test don't guess. if voltage drop is is...

this. test don't guess. if voltage drop is is spec on both sides, the starter is bad. make sure you check the drop across the starter relay.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,217
Posted By farmerstu
from the thread"what year GS and how many miles" ...

from the thread"what year GS and how many miles"
typical from JVB

you could have done like many and reported miles, type of riding and problems incurred. you know. like the OP wanted. but you...
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,345
Posted By farmerstu
my advice would be to forget trying to prep...

my advice would be to forget trying to prep meals. it's just as cheap to eat on the road or buy a sub if you're ending up for the day away from a place to eat.my wife and I have it down to a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 36,126
Views: 9,408,307
Posted By farmerstu
great post, but i don't know if i would say "i...

great post, but i don't know if i would say "i know how to ride" and accompany it with that picture. too funny!
is that you? and if so please paul harvey:the rest of the story"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-22-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 36,126
Views: 9,408,307
Posted By farmerstu
I'm in complete agreement that front brakes...

I'm in complete agreement that front brakes provide by far the most stopping power.
however in your spewing of misinformation you miss a few things.
nearly all but not 100% of cruisers have dual...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,740
Posted By farmerstu
of for people like me 6'7, and i have the...

of for people like me 6'7, and i have the forwards on my wide glide extended 3".
a v strom becomes very uncomfortable for me after just a few miles. KLR on the other hand is no problem. to keep from...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,740
Posted By farmerstu
If Harley sells just over 50% of the heavyweight...

If Harley sells just over 50% of the heavyweight class in the u.s the expectation is that in the average bunch of heavyweight bikes parked in any group there should be 50%HD and % all other makes. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,740
Posted By farmerstu
Talking your stable is way better than mine! and your...

your stable is way better than mine! and your softtail is the wrong harley. don't you know better?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 78,740
Posted By farmerstu
+1 great response. much nicer than mine was going...

+1 great response. much nicer than mine was going to be.
do all these harley haters think that HD riders have never ridden and owned any other make? I understand harley isn't the right bike for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7,489
Views: 420,740
Posted By farmerstu
no problem but this is what i got when i just...

no problem
but this is what i got when i just googed NoVA


NOVA | PBS (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/)

<cite class="_Rm">www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/</cite>PBS


NOVA revolves around a simple...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 18,112
Posted By farmerstu
so in summary: 1.you don't have to go to a...

so in summary:
1.you don't have to go to a racetrack to learn to ride well.
2.going to a track day(s) you will probably learn something that can be useful on the street.
3.riding dirt is not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7,489
Views: 420,740
Posted By farmerstu
I also hate a smartass. Goggle NoVA and let me...

I also hate a smartass. Goggle NoVA and let me know how that works out.
Bwalsh, thanks for the courtesy. know i know where NoVA. (northern Virgina).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7,489
Views: 420,740
Posted By farmerstu
i hate accromyms. where the hell is assen? where...

i hate accromyms. where the hell is assen? where the hell is NoVA for that matter?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-15-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 41,276
Posted By farmerstu
stumbled on her ride report yesterday. so great,...

stumbled on her ride report yesterday. so great, i was thinking she is someone i'd like to meet,then page 7. so very sorry to hear. to those of you who knew her in person,consider yourselves blessed....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 18,006
Posted By farmerstu
BMW riders concentrating on all their electronic...

BMW riders concentrating on all their electronic farkels and not watching the road.
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