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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 19,091
Posted By klavdy
Its an idiotic fad and all the worse for the...

Its an idiotic fad and all the worse for the fact that it implicitly transfers responsibility for being seen from the motorist to the biker....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-08-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 19,091
Posted By klavdy
Cant be too careful,,,...

Cant be too careful,,, (http://www.omlet.co.uk/shop/chicken_keeping/high-vis_chicken_jacket/)

https://www.omlet.co.uk/images/originals/Keep_hens_safe_in_the_dark.jpg
Forum: Australia 11-23-2013, 01:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,318
Posted By klavdy
Nope, where do you get that from? Not from me. ...

Nope, where do you get that from?
Not from me.



You might like to try reading in context of the whole thread yourself.
Forum: Australia 11-22-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,318
Posted By klavdy
It's counter intuitive, isn't it? A full face...

It's counter intuitive, isn't it?
A full face should afford more protection against chin injuries but might contribute to more catastrophic rotational injuries if its chin bar "Catches" compared...
Forum: Australia 11-22-2013, 07:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,318
Posted By klavdy
That's one example. Your anecdotal evidence is...

That's one example.
Your anecdotal evidence is just that, a one off.
Can you point to where a definitive study shows that they are "Safer"?
Forum: Australia 11-22-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,318
Posted By klavdy
Can you articulate exactly why and how a full...

Can you articulate exactly why and how a full face helmet is "Safer'?
"well duh" just doesn't cut it.
Perhaps point to an independent study or a peer-reviewed journal?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2013, 05:35 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 17,164
Posted By klavdy
G'Day Mate, sounds like you're getting routed,...

G'Day Mate, sounds like you're getting routed, eh?
I'll never trust that prick.
I go over to the States a lot, even keep a bike there in Southern California.
...
Forum: Vendors 06-28-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 463
Views: 90,574
Posted By klavdy
Hi Revzilla guys, I'm looking to buy a new...

Hi Revzilla guys,
I'm looking to buy a new C3Pro from you (existing customer) but would first like your advice on measuring my noggin.
I understand that one should measure at the widest part just...
Forum: Road warriors 05-22-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 1,902
Views: 345,296
Posted By klavdy
This is a great thread on these bikes, thanks for...

This is a great thread on these bikes, thanks for all who've contributed.
These bikes are good and can easily be made better.

The Penske makes a marked difference, the same is fitted to the...
Forum: Equipment 04-09-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,362
Posted By klavdy
I'm on my second pair of "Infinity" boots. ...

I'm on my second pair of "Infinity" boots.
Didn't pay $400 though....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2013, 12:54 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,018
Posted By klavdy
There's not much lane splitting in Michigan, is...

There's not much lane splitting in Michigan, is there?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2012, 04:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,130
Posted By klavdy
For the Aussies, Mr Sheen or any "No...

For the Aussies, Mr Sheen or any "No Name"furniture polish does the trick.
Good for cleaning your bike too.
Mind you,if you ever need any of your bikes panels painted, the painter will curse you.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 65,792
Posted By klavdy
Oh dear. Ray, if you are so uncoordinated that...

Oh dear.
Ray, if you are so uncoordinated that you walk into things as large as a vehicle,do you really think riding a motorcycle is such a good idea ?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2012, 02:17 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 65,792
Posted By klavdy
Motorcycle riders lane split. They ride their...

Motorcycle riders lane split.
They ride their bikes.
Motorcycle drivers wont.
They drive their bikes like a car.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 9,962
Posted By klavdy
Sounds like he drives his bike and doesn't ride...

Sounds like he drives his bike and doesn't ride it.
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 1,738
Views: 252,446
Posted By klavdy
I have an Aprilia Tuono, a Triumph 1050 Tiger and...

I have an Aprilia Tuono, a Triumph 1050 Tiger and a Kawasaki GTR 1400.
To me, they are all sports tourers because that's what they are used for.
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2012, 01:43 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 51,241
Posted By klavdy
http://s1.aecdn.com/images/news/2013-triumph-troph...

http://s1.aecdn.com/images/news/2013-triumph-trophy-1200-officially-revealed-photo-gallery-46518-7.jpg



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Forum: Equipment 06-10-2012, 08:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,278
Posted By klavdy
Vanson perforated leathers with a liner +Frog...

Vanson perforated leathers with a liner +Frog Togz, you're ready for just about anything.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 96,319
Posted By klavdy
He's riding in a group, at a comfortable speed,...

He's riding in a group, at a comfortable speed, and the road captain's keeping him safe.

I'm not in the Army and I don't want a "Road Captain",especially an aggressive one, keeping me safe....
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 51,803
Posted By klavdy
I've got the "Miline" Melbourne jacket and a...

I've got the "Miline" Melbourne jacket and a Vanson "Teton"
The Mikine is quite well designed but poorly executed, it feels cheap and the stitching is suss.
The Vanson is worth every cent.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 17,366
Posted By klavdy
The interactions I've had with Americas various...

The interactions I've had with Americas various states and Depts. has always been professional, reasoned and mature.

Last one would serve as a typical example.
A CHP cruiser, no doubt concerned...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,823
Posted By klavdy
You're going to be on the road for weeks & months...

You're going to be on the road for weeks & months at a time with two lapdogs , yeah?
Hmm, where are they going to sleep at night?
You cant just leave them in the panniers or tied up to the bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2011, 04:50 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 7,485
Posted By klavdy
None of you have worked it out yet? ...

None of you have worked it out yet?

http://lococanvas.com/locodirectory/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/valentino_rossi_foot_down_wallpaper.jpg
Forum: Australia 05-22-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,626
Posted By klavdy
For sure, none of us do, jeez, what is being...

For sure, none of us do, jeez, what is being advocated is using the machine to work in your favour.
Well, hmmm, not really your favour, it's not set up to help the natural person,you can however,...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2010, 04:45 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,626
Posted By klavdy
I'm not in South Australia. For Traffic...

I'm not in South Australia.
For Traffic Infringements in N.S.W the form they use is economical with the truth in that it wants you to believe that there are only three options, those being:

Pay...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2010, 04:32 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,626
Posted By klavdy
Yes, Shaun is quite well known...

Yes, Shaun is quite well known (http://trafficlaw.com.au/court.process.html), he offers the same advice.

Want to lose your licence?

Pay up without a whimper.


"All ...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2010, 03:55 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,626
Posted By klavdy
Pay up. Consume. Be silent. Obey. Your...

Pay up.
Consume.
Be silent.
Obey.

Your loss.
Forum: Australia 05-22-2010, 02:24 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,626
Posted By klavdy
And do not accept any form type of letter/reply...

And do not accept any form type of letter/reply from somewhere like Fines Victoria.
They state on their own website in rather obtuse terms...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2010, 02:15 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,626
Posted By klavdy
Months and months. As an example,I have first...

Months and months.
As an example,I have first hand knowledge of one from last August, nowhere near finalised.
Remember, if you do eventually get done, the penalty applies from the date it occurred....
Forum: Australia 05-21-2010, 08:37 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,626
Posted By klavdy
And don't be a spineless fucken Jellyfish about...

And don't be a spineless fucken Jellyfish about it either, they have made the rules and at the very least, they must be held to them.
You will NOT be victimised or harassed for this either, you...
Forum: Australia 05-21-2010, 04:52 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,626
Posted By klavdy
If the ticket has not been prosecuted, no points...

If the ticket has not been prosecuted, no points can be put against your licence.
Oh, a minor correction.
Most folks think they start with 12 points.
No.
You start with zero points, if you...
Forum: Australia 05-21-2010, 04:43 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,626
Posted By klavdy
No, apparently you don't understand. Read your...

No, apparently you don't understand.
Read your Infringement Notice.
You can "Elect" to take it to Court.
That means YOU take the Cops to Court.
You do not want to do that.
You want the Cops to...
Forum: Australia 05-21-2010, 03:58 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,626
Posted By klavdy
Why would you take it to Court? On the...

Why would you take it to Court?
On the Infringement Notice, YOU can elect to take it to Court.
Fuck That.
Get THEM to take you to Court.
Write to the Police Minister and tell him to take YOU to...
Forum: Australia 05-21-2010, 01:54 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,626
Posted By klavdy
The Governments urge to control manifests itself...

The Governments urge to control manifests itself in many ways.
Speed & CCTV cameras enforcing normalisation of behaviour,the intrusion into your personal affairs by Govts in the name of security....
Forum: Australia 05-20-2010, 11:34 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,626
Posted By klavdy
And the modern "disciplinary" society's...

And the modern "disciplinary" society's pervasive inclination to observe and normalise.
Forum: Australia 05-18-2010, 01:48 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,626
Posted By klavdy
Wooo hooo, Cooo-eee,,,

Wooo hooo, Cooo-eee,,,
Forum: Australia 05-17-2010, 03:23 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,626
Posted By klavdy
Diabolik, your comments are downright mean. The...

Diabolik, your comments are downright mean.
The brave members of our great nations volunteer bush fire brigades do an outstanding job.
Forum: Australia 05-17-2010, 04:39 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,626
Posted By klavdy
So, following your reasoning, doing , say 59 KMH...

So, following your reasoning, doing , say 59 KMH in a 60 zone is "Safe" but doing 61 is lethal?

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2010, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,482
Posted By klavdy
Sounds like you benefited,looks like you took...

Sounds like you benefited,looks like you took your own bike.
Did you have to "Lay 'er down"?
No, not really,but did you drop or damage your bike?
That would put a lot of people off doing the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2010, 08:20 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,220
Posted By klavdy
Haha! I know the retired ex L.A Cop who rode...

Haha!
I know the retired ex L.A Cop who rode the bike in that scene.
I'll ask him if they were ever taught to do the Larry Lay Down.

Ooops, edit; The movie was the one where the bike went under...
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