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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 280,474
Posted By RxZ
Back in 2011 there were many wildfires here in...

Back in 2011 there were many wildfires here in Texas that started just like this. It was illegal before, but imagine how hard it is to actually find the person who threw out the cig. Pretty much...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,973
Posted By RxZ
Fail. You should have been taking this...

Fail.


You should have been taking this picture from the Whataburger after eating a breakfast Taquito :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,598
Posted By RxZ
FZ1 here. So probably about 40%, and most of...

FZ1 here. So probably about 40%, and most of that is in throttle usage. I like to open it up from a stop, but I do not really corner hard or brake hard. Speaking of opening it up, I have yet to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,292
Posted By RxZ
Couple of months for me. At the time I worked in...

Couple of months for me. At the time I worked in the busiest part of our small town, so I was a little intimidated. After a job change, I now live less than a mile from work, so I only ride for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,216
Posted By RxZ
Wet hair, dry with towel or paper towels in...

Wet hair, dry with towel or paper towels in bathroom, apply hair product of choice, style, ...., profit!

Takes no longer than 2-3 minutes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,237
Posted By RxZ
LOL! :rofl My point stands :deal

LOL! :rofl

My point stands :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 7,833
Views: 1,579,144
Posted By RxZ
Reminds me of this time in Austin.... I was...

Reminds me of this time in Austin....

I was in my car, heading east on I think 12th street. It is a 6 lane avenue and I was third in line in the right lane as we traveled down the road. Anyway,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,237
Posted By RxZ
I have a 2002 FZ1 that I bought last year. I...

I have a 2002 FZ1 that I bought last year. I have no idea if anyone has ever done any carb work on the bike, but it is something that I do not want to do. It was running a little rough last summer,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 20,570
Posted By RxZ
I find that riding my mountain bike on the local...

I find that riding my mountain bike on the local bike trail is helping me to look through the turn. Especially since most of the turns are trails no more than three feet wide, with trees on each...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 20,570
Posted By RxZ
I don't even have a 6 inch wide trail, or a...

I don't even have a 6 inch wide trail, or a cliff, or a dirtbike. :cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 21,162
Posted By RxZ
It really sinks living in a place where lane...

It really sinks living in a place where lane filtering is frowned upon. There are a few red lights in town that are begging for filtering. 3 lanes of traffic at red lights and these lanes are at...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 16,504
Posted By RxZ
A friend of mine bought a Rocket, and within 6...

A friend of mine bought a Rocket, and within 6 months had sold his other two bikes he enjoyed this one so much! One he sold was an FZ1, the one I bought :deal The other was a DRZ-400.

He sold...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,171
Posted By RxZ
On longer trips when by myself I will wear my...

On longer trips when by myself I will wear my etymotic ear plugs and listen to music. The set I have is pretty low profile but blocks road/wind noise and sounds great at low volume. However, they...
Forum: Road warriors 01-16-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 41,526
Posted By RxZ
Well, that settles it. The best way around DC is...

Well, that settles it. The best way around DC is by bike :evil

That said, the Z isn't the most svelte of bikes, and I am sure the GoPro fish eye effect isn't helping, but some of those spaces...
Forum: Ride reports 01-01-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 6,658
Views: 1,949,314
Posted By RxZ
Well, Its now 1/1/14. Welcome home Mark, it has...

Well, Its now 1/1/14. Welcome home Mark, it has been a worthy journey. Here's to more faith, hope, and love for the future and all it holds!
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,883
Posted By RxZ
Probably answered by now.... However, I...

Probably answered by now....

However, I have owned two motorcycles since I started riding. First was a Ninja 500. I bought that bike off of Craigslist for 3000. That was in 2008 for a 2006...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,340
Posted By RxZ
Good stuff!

Good stuff!
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3,960
Views: 692,841
Posted By RxZ
Yep. I saw one at a Harley Dealer last month,...

Yep. I saw one at a Harley Dealer last month, and instantly started trying to figure out how to get one. Isn't going to happen right now with us buying a house, but maybe one of these days.

Oh,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-21-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,107
Posted By RxZ
I can't remember where, it may have been...

I can't remember where, it may have been California; but I remember a case similar to what you are saying. Guy is speeding, and runs from the cops. Cops give chase. Cops crashes, killing a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,620
Posted By RxZ
Nope. I sweat too much and it is typically too...

Nope. I sweat too much and it is typically too humid to cool off quickly after a run. Being sweaty, then putting gear on on top (even mesh) would be very uncomfortable for me.

However, my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 280,474
Posted By RxZ
And I feel like my best option is taken from me...

And I feel like my best option is taken from me most of the time. Lane sharing/filtering, please hurry to the rest of the lower 48!

(Yes, I contact my local reps every legislative session for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-10-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 276,427
Posted By RxZ
750 cc model (bike or girl, take your pick)? ...

750 cc model (bike or girl, take your pick)?

Both look good, but the bike should sell well. Kudos MoCo. This may really open their market to an even larger market than it already had.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-08-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 55,104
Posted By RxZ
Toratech! :deal Sent from my...

Toratech! :deal

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using Tapatalk 4
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 276,427
Posted By RxZ
Speaking of sound, I noticed the guitar riffs...

Speaking of sound, I noticed the guitar riffs came at the same times in the videos the bikes were turning...

That said, I have been drooling over the new Sportsters for a while now. All they need...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 161,542
Posted By RxZ
Speaking of... Back in Pharmacy School we had an...

Speaking of... Back in Pharmacy School we had an "Ethics Class". Yes people, an entire 4 months of healthcare "ethics". I browsed through the course book the first day of class and after rolling...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-11-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,253
Posted By RxZ
I did it twice yesterday :*sip* I am like...

I did it twice yesterday :*sip*

I am like LuciferMut though, only if there are a handful of cars or less mostly going straight.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 276,427
Posted By RxZ
HAHA! They were on a trip in the Ozarks of...

HAHA! They were on a trip in the Ozarks of Arkansas. I thought the Sportster would have been the better choice out of all the other Harleys on the trip.

Hence me rolling my eyes. Chalk it up as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 276,427
Posted By RxZ
Funny thing, while there I overheard a husband...

Funny thing, while there I overheard a husband and wife talking to a salesman about the wife's first multi-day ride. Her words, "I am glad I didn't get the Sportster, it wouldn't have been able to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2,753
Views: 276,427
Posted By RxZ
So, in a moment of boredom I went to the local...

So, in a moment of boredom I went to the local Harley place, and discovered they carried a nicer selection of gloves than any other store in the area. I have been looking for a winter glove since it...
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,936
Posted By RxZ
I bought my 2002 FZ1 with about 15K on the clock...

I bought my 2002 FZ1 with about 15K on the clock for $2,500. It has been a great bike the past 8 months! :ricky

So, for the money I vote FZ1, mainly because it is what I did :dunno
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,922
Posted By RxZ
Since I started riding 5 years ago I have had...

Since I started riding 5 years ago I have had many family members tell me that they wave bikes through not because they want to see the bike, but because they are scared of bikes being near them. My...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-23-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 55,104
Posted By RxZ
Must be FZ1 week. Here is mine and my old Ninja...

Must be FZ1 week. Here is mine and my old Ninja 500 the day I sold the Ninja to my little brother.

http://chriswinfield.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/My-FZ1/i-jRkSjXg/0/L/IMAG0556-L.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 14,431
Posted By RxZ
I am thinking of picking up a scooter or some...

I am thinking of picking up a scooter or some other tiny bike in the next year. My new job has me living about 1 mile from work, all of the distance is residential streets with 25-35 mph speed...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-11-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7,121
Views: 6,307,323
Posted By RxZ
#1 reason I have an FZ1 instead of something more...

#1 reason I have an FZ1 instead of something more dirt worthy. There is no dirt here other than dirt roads in some of the counties outside Smith County. And those dirt roads are nothing worth...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,700
Posted By RxZ
And here's is the problem. It's isn't capitalism...

And here's is the problem. It's isn't capitalism because you can not pick between several plans or insurance
companies . The company is designated by your employer. Getting an outside policy will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2013, 10:31 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,700
Posted By RxZ
Honestly, I have seen this coming for years. An...

Honestly, I have seen this coming for years. An insurance's obligation (any business really) is to its share holders or owners. How does an insurance company make money? By paying out for claims...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-06-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 613
Posted By RxZ
It's events like this that make me really want an...

It's events like this that make me really want an offroad bike, and the money to purchase it with!

You guys have fun. There are some great roads out there (I once upon a time lived in San...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-05-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,190
Posted By RxZ
Follow up... Click this sentence for the...

Follow up...

Click this sentence for the thread over at TWT for the August 2013 ride-to-eat. (http://www.twtex.com/forums/showthread.php?t=87473)

:ricky :dg :ricky
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-05-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,190
Posted By RxZ
Yep! Should be next Thursday. Check the two...

Yep! Should be next Thursday. Check the two wheeled texans website for details. Normally the decision on where to meet happens about 2 days prior to the meet.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SGH-I337 using...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2013, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 189,260
Posted By RxZ
OK, shopping for a new car today I was told that...

OK, shopping for a new car today I was told that the price they were offering was "as low as we can go, rock bottom." "Well, then how is this other dealer selling them for nearly 1,000 less than you...
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