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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:57 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 7,881
Posted By Vertical C
I know, that is what I posted. Have a think...

I know, that is what I posted. Have a think about it
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,404
Posted By Vertical C
I leave mine on its side, no one wants to steal...

I leave mine on its side, no one wants to steal a downed bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:40 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 10,605
Posted By Vertical C
Past performance is no indication of future...

Past performance is no indication of future performance
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:36 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 7,881
Posted By Vertical C
I provided a link for the stat a couple pages...

I provided a link for the stat a couple pages back.

No need for debate.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:19 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 7,881
Posted By Vertical C
Wait a second if it's three times more dangerous...

Wait a second if it's three times more dangerous to ride san helmet then.....

if I ride a motorcycle 5000 mile a year without a helmt then that is safer than than riding 20000 with one.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:06 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,012
Posted By Vertical C
If you rode a hd you might get it from the klr...

If you rode a hd you might get it from the klr riders at the Cafe as well.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,476
Posted By Vertical C
Where does it say its not going to be part time?...

Where does it say its not going to be part time? Every movie I have seen they get to switch backwards and forwards for cages at least, hollywood wouldnt lie.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 10,605
Posted By Vertical C
Does this mean that since all our bikes need...

Does this mean that since all our bikes need maintenance and road taxes that none of us have paid off our bikes?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 7,881
Posted By Vertical C
Of course you are more likely to die, but is it...

Of course you are more likely to die, but is it really that much more. According to this data its only two to three times more.

http://www.roadsafety.mccofnsw.org.au/a/74.html

Now that might...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 7,881
Posted By Vertical C
Is riding a motorcycle a rational decision. I...

Is riding a motorcycle a rational decision. I am going to sit on top of this machine that can't even stay upright without intervention and go down the road at 100kmh and hope that other drivers...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 7,881
Posted By Vertical C
Its the old "anyone who is faster than me is a...

Its the old "anyone who is faster than me is a maniac and anyone slower than me cannot drive".

I wear the right amount of gear for the risk, everyone else is wrong.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,476
Posted By Vertical C
Why not? I would like a harley that could ride...

Why not? I would like a harley that could ride around with a trailer whilst I take my dirt bike accross the dirt. Then I could load my ktm back on the trailer and ride home in comfort.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 7,881
Posted By Vertical C
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug_policy_of_Port...

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drug_policy_of_Portugal




It was the Portuguese
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,402
Posted By Vertical C
The only unreliable Japanese bike I have found is...

The only unreliable Japanese bike I have found is ones that are bought that have been sitting neglected.
Forum: Regional forums 08-25-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By Vertical C
Better off buying here.

Better off buying here.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,163
Posted By Vertical C
So hi vis riders are attention seekers ......got...

So hi vis riders are attention seekers ......got it.

:evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,163
Posted By Vertical C
Im not crazy, youre the one thats crazy

Im not crazy, youre the one thats crazy
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 01:23 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,163
Posted By Vertical C
Its not that you might ride faster, but you might...

Its not that you might ride faster, but you might ride in another way to increase your risk. You might for example not move sideways because you think that there is no possible way that they cant...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,163
Posted By Vertical C
Maybe movement might rank higher, however if I...

Maybe movement might rank higher, however if I am wearing a black jacket or a hi vis jacket my movement is the same. Hence it's irrelevant when comparing the relative risk of a target fixation...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,163
Posted By Vertical C
Why would they fixate on movement, riders can and...

Why would they fixate on movement, riders can and do fixate into stationary objects.

Target fixation happens because you look at something. Hi vis, assuming it works, draws the eyes, hence you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 7,881
Posted By Vertical C
I think the law is wrong. I would still...

I think the law is wrong.

I would still wear a helmet to exercise my choice.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,163
Posted By Vertical C
I have another conundrum. I was riding today on...

I have another conundrum. I was riding today on the twisties and thinking that sometimes there will be head ons between two bikes. As theoretically there should be plenty of room to miss each...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 284,667
Posted By Vertical C
What is better for mountain biking, full...

What is better for mountain biking, full suspension or Hardtail?
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,444
Posted By Vertical C
If only non japanese bikes have soul, then there...

If only non japanese bikes have soul, then there will only be non japanese bikes in heaven....how will it be heaven if we are always having issues with our bikes?

Therefore japanese bikes must...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,444
Posted By Vertical C
I made money on two out of my last three...

I made money on two out of my last three japanese. :shrug

I lost a lot on my last non japanese
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 02:17 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 7,881
Posted By Vertical C
I am an unethical person who is going to hell. ...

I am an unethical person who is going to hell. Find someone else
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 02:06 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 7,881
Posted By Vertical C
The statistics show that a lot more fatalaties...

The statistics show that a lot more fatalaties happen from falls than from motorcycle crashes.

I think you have an ethical responsibility to wear a helmet all the time.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 7,881
Posted By Vertical C
Do you really live if you have never gone without...

Do you really live if you have never gone without a helmet on a nice day?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 7,881
Posted By Vertical C
Wearing one whilst falling down the stairs would...

Wearing one whilst falling down the stairs would give a different outcome?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 6,163
Posted By Vertical C
You have to wonder about the advocates of hi vis....

You have to wonder about the advocates of hi vis. Let's make the assumption that it works. If everyone wore it then it then your hi vis jacket would be less effective than it is now as it's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 11:50 PM
Replies: 9,079
Views: 1,812,299
Posted By Vertical C
Maybe they are worried a BMW bike wont make it.

Maybe they are worried a BMW bike wont make it.
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,444
Posted By Vertical C
Just don't maintain your Japanese bikes and they...

Just don't maintain your Japanese bikes and they obtain soul.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 284,667
Posted By Vertical C
Yes. Isn't it great.

Yes. Isn't it great.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 284,667
Posted By Vertical C
A smart rider isn't dependent on the transport...

A smart rider isn't dependent on the transport means. I pedal sometimes.

Agreed the motorist was the one more in the wrong. A smart rider allows for others errors, if the rider is a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 284,667
Posted By Vertical C
If you were a motorcyclist in the crash, yes. ...

If you were a motorcyclist in the crash, yes. But you were not.

I have crashed situations when it wasnt my fault legally. In those situations I was not a smart rider but I hope that I have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 284,667
Posted By Vertical C
No it's not your fault but a smart rider would...

No it's not your fault but a smart rider would realise that there was a possibility that they may wave them through and the rider would be the one to wear the consequences. A smart rider would then...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 7,881
Posted By Vertical C
Once you stop at about 30kmh or over (20mph) your...

Once you stop at about 30kmh or over (20mph) your internal organs are likely not to survive and you will die. People pretend helmets are foolproof.

Not travelling at all is the only way to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 284,667
Posted By Vertical C
I didn't say that I wouldn't get irritated. ...

I didn't say that I wouldn't get irritated. Would I put myself in danger over it.... No

You haven't understood.

Approaching the situation a good rider would realise that there is a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 284,667
Posted By Vertical C
I said the cyclist can be happy to know as he is...

I said the cyclist can be happy to know as he is dying on the road that he can blame the door opener.

A smart rider knows there is a difference between being legally right but still dead and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 284,667
Posted By Vertical C
I read it as he overtook a starionary vehicle...

I read it as he overtook a starionary vehicle then another driver turned out of their driveway passing in the opposite direction. The openining door of the stationary vehicle gave the op a surprise...
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