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Forum: Racing Today, 11:30 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,307
Posted By Pecha72
this one may have been lucky (but required skill,...

this one may have been lucky (but required skill, too, to keep it on two wheels, while so many crashed).

Misano, however, wasn't a gift. The Doc can still win by beating everybody, just not as...
Forum: Beasts Today, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 500
Posted By Pecha72
" A Kawasaki Versys. Off-roading is a little...

" A Kawasaki Versys. Off-roading is a little limited, but I'd say it's just as capable, if not more capable than a Wee. Power is good and linear. No issues taking a pillion either "

dunno if you...
Forum: EMEA Today, 08:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By Pecha72
Trans-Africa east+west is about as challenging as...

Trans-Africa east+west is about as challenging as it gets...... It's just as big as a proper round the world tour.

Why not start off with something a bit smaller first?
Forum: EMEA Today, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By Pecha72
Forget about going Turkey-Syria-Jordan now,...

Forget about going Turkey-Syria-Jordan now, unless you have a deathwish.

And your route north from Niger is NOT do-able, I can guarantee you that much. Alger-Morocco border is closed, and that'd...
Forum: Racing Today, 04:28 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,307
Posted By Pecha72
" Vinales around the outside of Rabbit just after...

" Vinales around the outside of Rabbit just after the first apex of Southern Loop with 5 laps to go. "

yep, that move required some big, hairy balls. I really hope the Suzi's not a turd, cos this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 11:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,255
Posted By Pecha72
" I'll tell you something about reality " ...

" I'll tell you something about reality "

I'm sure everyone is all ears...
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 11:53 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,307
Posted By Pecha72
First MM won 10 races in a row. And now heīs got...

First MM won 10 races in a row. And now heīs got one win and another podium (2nd in Japan) from the last SIX races - thereīs also 4th, 15th, 13th, and now a DNF! Bad luck maybe, but certainly not...
Forum: Racing 10-17-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,307
Posted By Pecha72
After 2007, maybe, but that year, it was not. Or...

After 2007, maybe, but that year, it was not. Or MAYBE it was a LITTLE bit crap even then, but that's when the switch to 800cc happened, and their main competitors missed the mark even more. Even if...
Forum: Racing 10-17-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,307
Posted By Pecha72
" You know how everyone is amazed when the Ducati...

" You know how everyone is amazed when the Ducati ends up in the top five? That's because it's an ill-handling piece of crap. Stoner took that Ducatiand regularly beat the pants off the rest of the...
Forum: EMEA 10-17-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Pecha72
" You need to watch the news. The Foreign...

" You need to watch the news.
The Foreign Office is advising all but essential travel for the vast majority of travel and zero travel to anywhere near any of its land borders "

Watching the news...
Forum: EMEA 10-16-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Pecha72
" Not really a good idea to travel nowdays in...

" Not really a good idea to travel nowdays in turkey and iran "

ok, why..??
Forum: Racing 10-16-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,307
Posted By Pecha72
Yep. No Stoner in the big class back then......

Yep. No Stoner in the big class back then... :rofl

(would have been very exciting to see Vale on his prime vs. Stoner).
Forum: Racing 10-16-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,307
Posted By Pecha72
Perhaps. But Stoner completely owned this track,...

Perhaps. But Stoner completely owned this track, he won there several times on a Ducati as well.

If we look at top 4, and leave out 2013 (as it was the big tyre screw-up), then behind Stoner it is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,493
Posted By Pecha72
There are already many bikes around, that...

There are already many bikes around, that remember in which position their Traction Control system was set. Wouldnīt be too hard to make ABS the same way.

Iīm very much pro-ABS for road riding...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 417
Views: 67,834
Posted By Pecha72
" It might cost more but it will work better and...

" It might cost more but it will work better and sell better if those speaking here are to be believed. "

And us speaking here are, what, 0.2% of the potential buyers....? and then the other...
Forum: Racing 10-16-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By Pecha72
" bike runs great, works just fine, " I...

" bike runs great, works just fine, "

I think you've answered your question right there already.

If it aint't broken, and so forth...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,493
Posted By Pecha72
I think it's more about principle here. Mandatory...

I think it's more about principle here. Mandatory safety feature doesn't go down well for everyone.

In fact I'd like to have an off-switch as standard on the LH side: a 3-way switch ON/OFF/Front...
Forum: Racing 10-15-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,307
Posted By Pecha72
Brno... Yeah, it's almost there, too. I haven't...

Brno... Yeah, it's almost there, too. I haven't been to that track myself though, I'm sure it is even better live! Assen should probably be on my list as well, just got so mad, when they chopped it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 12,579
Posted By Pecha72
From Brindisi, the "heel" of Italy to Stockholm,...

From Brindisi, the "heel" of Italy to Stockholm, Sweden non-stop (except for fuel&food) in just about 48 hours, 3150kms, that's just shy of 2000 miles.

And that was probably the dumbest thing...
Forum: Racing 10-14-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,307
Posted By Pecha72
Maybe Iīm a pervert, but there are only two...

Maybe Iīm a pervert, but there are only two circuits left on the calendar, that really do it for me, and this is one of them (Mugello being the other one)... PI is just an amazingly beautiful...
Forum: Beasts 10-14-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 442,394
Posted By Pecha72
Sept 15, what year?

Sept 15, what year?
Forum: Racing 10-14-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,307
Posted By Pecha72
"Bridgestone introduces new race-lasting MotoGP...

"Bridgestone introduces new race-lasting MotoGP tyres for PI" :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,493
Posted By Pecha72
ah yes, wet leaves... Beware, if you have an ABS...

ah yes, wet leaves... Beware, if you have an ABS bike, if the sensors detect that wet leaves are present, they will tell the computer to lock the brakes, and you will go down instantly. Spooky...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,695
Posted By Pecha72
No they can't make you pay more, after the deal...

No they can't make you pay more, after the deal has been done. Sounds like they do not excel in math.
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 14,132
Posted By Pecha72
If thatīs all you can say, when someone proves...

If thatīs all you can say, when someone proves your wild accusations wrong, then I think it would serve you much better to just keep your pie-hole shut.

And I donīt own a GS, but I do take my hat...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 442,394
Posted By Pecha72
Ok so itīs a "poor mans V-twin" then......

Ok so itīs a "poor mans V-twin" then... :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,493
Posted By Pecha72
OTOH, I bet your judgment simply never screws you.

OTOH, I bet your judgment simply never screws you.
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 442,394
Posted By Pecha72
sorry, but Iīll have a V-twin. In fact thatīs...

sorry, but Iīll have a V-twin. In fact thatīs what the AT always had from day one... not sure I really follow, where this parallel twin thing has actually creeped here from... :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,493
Posted By Pecha72
Maybe some (mostly older) ABS systems, can under...

Maybe some (mostly older) ABS systems, can under certain circumstances do this. Note, that some current bikes may still use older systems.

But this is once again something, where you cannot...
Forum: Beasts 10-13-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 14,132
Posted By Pecha72
A few years ago, the R1200GS was claimed to be...

A few years ago, the R1200GS was claimed to be the best selling large (+250cc) motorcycle on this planet, and this includes all categories, not just ADV bikes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,493
Posted By Pecha72
For road riding, modern ABS is a plus. Even for...

For road riding, modern ABS is a plus. Even for most gravel roads it is, simply because it enables quick effective braking while maintaining stability. "Real" offroad is where it is actually more...
Forum: Asia Pacific 10-13-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,197
Posted By Pecha72
I did not have to leave any deposit, isn't that...

I did not have to leave any deposit, isn't that what the carnet is for (and I did have a big deposit with the carnet issuer in my home country)? But that was 6,5 years ago, a lot of things have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,493
Posted By Pecha72
ABS can release brake circuit pressure...

ABS can release brake circuit pressure momentarily. The rider has to apply enough brake pressure to stop a wheel first. TC can modify engine power output by adjusting ignition timing, or altering...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,493
Posted By Pecha72
No matter how many systems are fitted, the rider...

No matter how many systems are fitted, the rider still chooses the lines, and leans the motorcycle through corners all by him/herself. That's where I personally get most enjoyment while riding, and...
Forum: Beasts 10-12-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,695
Posted By Pecha72
I want points ignition, side valves, drum brakes...

I want points ignition, side valves, drum brakes and carbide lamps on any longer trips. Manual oil pump would also be great, those goddamn automatic ones are too complicated... :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-12-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,493
Posted By Pecha72
I once forgot the disc lock on in Italy, started...

I once forgot the disc lock on in Italy, started off, and down I went. My left leg got pinned under the fuel tank, was embarrassing to have to ask passers-by to help lift the bike a bit. I was the...
Forum: Beasts 10-12-2014, 02:44 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 14,132
Posted By Pecha72
It is a very heavily contested market segment...

It is a very heavily contested market segment right now. And S10's not exactly a new model despite updates. A bit of new styling, and especially shaving off a few kilos, could have boosted sales...
Forum: Racing 10-11-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,031
Posted By Pecha72
Admit itīs kinda surprising, that MM does NOT...

Admit itīs kinda surprising, that MM does NOT appear like heīs ready to vaporize everybody, especially when heīs had two below-par showings prior to this race. I think he is actually gonna think...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,493
Posted By Pecha72
that's one of the persistent arguments by the...

that's one of the persistent arguments by the "anti-folks". Yeah, what if it fails.

OLDER bikes used to fail left, right and center. Today they are very reliable, most failures now actually...
Forum: Racing 10-11-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,031
Posted By Pecha72
Jorge is gonna gun it hard, when the lights go...

Jorge is gonna gun it hard, when the lights go out. He & Dani actually seem to have race pace.
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