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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2011, 06:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,655
Posted By RangeRidn
No lie/no drama - Just within the last month a...

No lie/no drama - Just within the last month a guy one subdivision over took his 6 year old out...within a couple blocks from home kid has a spill. End result: a 6 year old dead and a family close...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,282
Posted By RangeRidn
Would a photo not work?

Would a photo not work?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,203
Posted By RangeRidn
If you keep the bike straight you might be fine. ...

If you keep the bike straight you might be fine. If the bike gets sideways on you and you release the brake, returning power to the rear wheel, the bike will automatically straighten up. Depending...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2010, 09:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,155
Posted By RangeRidn
If the odds of not crashing on any given day are...

If the odds of not crashing on any given day are 99%, then the odds of putting a full week of crash free riding are 99% x 99% X 99% X 99% X 99% X 99% x 99% or roughly 93%...i.e. while the odds of a...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,265
Posted By RangeRidn
Just curious because I just bought a gauge - why...

Just curious because I just bought a gauge - why digital vs. e.g. a dial. Easy enough to read, no need to worry about batteries or weather related meltdowns. Are digital significantly more accurate?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,948
Posted By RangeRidn
The content aside, I think your biggest issue is...

The content aside, I think your biggest issue is going to be on the logistics side. You will need insurance (and lots of it) before someone allows you to use their lot to run classes. Accidents...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2010, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,257
Posted By RangeRidn
+1 short and to the point

+1 short and to the point
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2010, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,257
Posted By RangeRidn
The brakes IMO the test is right both at the same...

The brakes IMO the test is right both at the same time - and I agree with others comments here 70-80% front. If you learn how to use both properly there is much less chance you will grab the front...
Forum: Canada 12-10-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,423
Posted By RangeRidn
Hopefully this will lead to an arrest and...

Hopefully this will lead to an arrest and prosecution...

http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/Surveillance+camera+image+hold+clue+fatal/2325264/story.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-30-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 18,384
Posted By RangeRidn
Sure...apparently she's so nervous about starting...

Sure...apparently she's so nervous about starting out again from a full stop that she has taken to slowing down and rolling through those "big red signs" and she has to remind herself that she's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,850
Posted By RangeRidn
Condolences to the family... Having lived...

Condolences to the family...

Having lived in Ottawa I have to ask...Nov 28th and (from the pic) wet roads...what was the temp. You happened by. How much would the weather have contributed to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2009, 03:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,174
Posted By RangeRidn
I fall into the I ride a bike but the better half...

I fall into the I ride a bike but the better half owns a car.

Moved a year ago to a better climate and can probably ride 360 days a year here. Instead of buying two new cars we bought the car...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2009, 03:13 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 18,384
Posted By RangeRidn
Been following this for a while. My .02...9,000...

Been following this for a while. My .02...9,000 miles and still talking like this...she's got no clue. Good on her for trying, choice of bike appears to be ridiculous for her and there appears to...
Forum: Face plant 11-17-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,046
Posted By RangeRidn
I ride an 06 Uly - hope you enjoy it as much as I...

I ride an 06 Uly - hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

Look into the low profile seat if the height is a problem. This thing can be like riding a clydesdale...wide and tall.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,255
Posted By RangeRidn
This used to make me batty until they were...

This used to make me batty until they were explained to me...

Around here they are of the loop kind (cut into the asphalt)...you can see them when you pull up to a stop light either a large...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2009, 08:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,101
Posted By RangeRidn
Don't ride a cruiser but was working on replacing...

Don't ride a cruiser but was working on replacing the fan in the Uly on the weekend with two guys who do. After the fan was installed I wanted to take it out for a quick spin and get it up to temp. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,438
Posted By RangeRidn
I'm sure we've all seen it, texting, reading (and...

I'm sure we've all seen it, texting, reading (and not a map)???, makeup...

Seems some are starting to take talking/texting seriously...
...
Forum: Face plant 09-23-2009, 07:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 11,550
Posted By RangeRidn
I ride where it easily hits 110 in the Summer and...

I ride where it easily hits 110 in the Summer and 90 6-7 months of the year. When I first picked up my bike I bought a (decent looking) mesh jacket. I rode in it for two days while I was looking...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,991
Posted By RangeRidn
Rigs do it all the time (on the flat and level)...

Rigs do it all the time (on the flat and level) and it's louder than a dozen HDs...signs posted all along routes cutting through residential areas that restrict engine braking by rigs but only at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,167
Posted By RangeRidn
Exactly my point (I agree completely)...was...

Exactly my point (I agree completely)...was commenting on some guy indicating he's scared to death of his front brakes.

...you need to know how to use them - both of them. 80% (= "good dose" :D...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,167
Posted By RangeRidn
Hate to see anyone drop their bike, or worse get...

Hate to see anyone drop their bike, or worse get injured.

Afraid of the front brakes?...use them once in a while. If you don't practice, the first time you need it in an emergency your going to...
Forum: Beasts 09-12-2009, 11:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,773
Posted By RangeRidn
Good call rwven... Own an 06 Uly with 23k. ...

Good call rwven...

Own an 06 Uly with 23k. I have no issues with the bike. Any day I can ride this bike is a good day. Had a SE grin on my face since the first time I rode the bike. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,092
Posted By RangeRidn
I think most has been said already: Head...

I think most has been said already:

Head and eyes
Clutch
Rear Brake
Second gear if you find it easier
Weight to the outside and
Counter lean - I still recall what the MSF instructor said "if...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2009, 07:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,730
Posted By RangeRidn
Sitting duck?

I typically occupy whatever real estate I feel I need to be safe based on the situation and the specific intersection. If I am stopped well in advance of approaching traffic I will flash the brakes...
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