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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 11:13 AM
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Views: 61,602
Posted By catweasel67
Huh, learn something new every day eh? :) Ta.

Huh, learn something new every day eh? :) Ta.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,298
Posted By catweasel67
To me a mirror means more time looking forward....

To me a mirror means more time looking forward. For some reason my right mirror won't adjust to exactly where I want it to be, the left's perfect though. Bent stalk maybe, who knows.

Oh, and plus...
Forum: The Garage 03-22-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,971
Posted By catweasel67
Gun threads, republicans, britain first, the NF,...

Gun threads, republicans, britain first, the NF, racists, sticky paper, custard, aluminium foil, heavy plastic, or a plastic carpet runner (nubby side up) can be placed in areas you want to be off...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,530
Posted By catweasel67
Google, a willingness to call BS and a thick...

Google, a willingness to call BS and a thick skin's all you need :)

Be prepared to be wrong though :)
Forum: EMEA 03-22-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By catweasel67
North, get to the high bit, wiggle west until you...

North, get to the high bit, wiggle west until you get wet.
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,770
Posted By catweasel67
Excellent! :rofl

Excellent! :rofl
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,770
Posted By catweasel67
All that and great beer too :)

All that and great beer too :)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 7,830
Views: 454,784
Posted By catweasel67
lol :rofl

lol :rofl
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,770
Posted By catweasel67
Ahh :) I didn't realise we (the EU) made such...

Ahh :) I didn't realise we (the EU) made such good bread ovens :evil

Personally, bar a few financial hiccoughs here and there, Greece leaving the Euro (and the EU) would be good for both economies...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 927
Views: 80,302
Posted By catweasel67
Care to quote one other person who said that?

Care to quote one other person who said that?
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,770
Posted By catweasel67
OK - you're gonna have to connect the dots for me...

OK - you're gonna have to connect the dots for me :)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,162
Posted By catweasel67
FWW - that was the scientific calculation for...

FWW - that was the scientific calculation for acceleration/deceleration. It is a hard number. It's the very opposite of "junk science".

That said, I understand where you're coming from, or at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,407
Posted By catweasel67
+1 on that plus, IMO, even if they decide to...

+1 on that plus, IMO, even if they decide to ditch the bike in favour of a cage, they'll be (much) better drivers because of their experience riding a bike on the road.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 01:55 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,512
Posted By catweasel67
Well yeah, unless you bought it for next to no...

Well yeah, unless you bought it for next to no money and sold it for next to no money relative to the market-place...in which case, as you yanks like to say so often "nice story bro"...

But, if...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,602
Posted By catweasel67
There's a difference? :evil

There's a difference? :evil
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,770
Posted By catweasel67
That's with VAT - sounds like you clicked the...

That's with VAT - sounds like you clicked the wrong button. FWIW I went through the process as if I were a US customer and it was all fine - with the correct, ex VAT price.
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,439
Posted By catweasel67
Could be - I've boxers with seams in all the...

Could be - I've boxers with seams in all the wrong places that are very uncomfortable to wear - so there's that. On the other hand, the saddle on my Guzzi was agony after a few hundred miles so I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,602
Posted By catweasel67
Now that this has moved into being a fully...

Now that this has moved into being a fully fledged HD bashing thread, can't it be moved to the basement?
Forum: Canada 03-21-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,378
Posted By catweasel67
I did something similar in 2010 - flew into...

I did something similar in 2010 - flew into Toronto and rode across into the US, did a loop and then back into Canada for the flight home (links to prep thread and RR in my sig).

A few things - be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,926
Posted By catweasel67
Does anyone here refuse to use tubes because of...

Does anyone here refuse to use tubes because of the increased risk of a blowout?
Forum: Europe 03-21-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 741
Posted By catweasel67
Here's nice, although it's a wee bit of a dead...

Here's nice, although it's a wee bit of a dead end - worth going to though, just to say you went ;p and to, of course, have a sing-a-long.

If you do go, wave as you pass through Muasdale (my folks...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-21-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,655
Posted By catweasel67
All good stuff except that that light is also,...

All good stuff except that that light is also, often, small - and it's size that's, IMO, more of an issue on the bike - you really don't want to make it too wide (I try and keep within the widest...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,747
Views: 454,022
Posted By catweasel67
How ATGATT? watch this, make your own mind up

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Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 51,675
Posted By catweasel67
My helmets are about 5 years old now, maybe a bit...

My helmets are about 5 years old now, maybe a bit older, I'm not planning on replacing them any time soon. If I had an off, or dropped one from a significant height then maybe I'd write it off, but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7,830
Views: 454,784
Posted By catweasel67
That's reasonable.

That's reasonable.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7,830
Views: 454,784
Posted By catweasel67
So you feel it's fine to ignore a law if, in your...

So you feel it's fine to ignore a law if, in your opinion, it's safe to do so...you're making a judgement call. In this case, you're ignoring a "stop" sign - arguably one of the critical and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 80,302
Posted By catweasel67
That's another good point about filtering IMO....

That's another good point about filtering IMO. Just because you can, doesn't mean you should. There's plenty of occasions where I could get to the head of a queue but I simply don't bother because...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 116,328
Posted By catweasel67
:evil it keeps them happy and it gives me...

:evil it keeps them happy

and it gives me an opportunity to talk about "Catweasel's theory of active vs passive counter-steering" :evil

Which is very easy - every bike counter-steers...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 685
Posted By catweasel67
On the face of it, it looks OK IMO but the proof...

On the face of it, it looks OK IMO but the proof is in the pudding.

And in this case, the pudding is the armour fit (in both hot and cold day configuration) - you're not gonna know that until you...
Forum: Equipment 03-21-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,133
Posted By catweasel67
I'm a fighter :) For me it's fairly simple, if it...

I'm a fighter :) For me it's fairly simple, if it (the heated gear breaks) and I've not got decent warm weather gear as a backup, then I'm stuffed - and if I'm carrying that backup anyway, why not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,602
Posted By catweasel67
Scooter bashing? I can do that! Fat chicks...

Scooter bashing? I can do that!

Fat chicks and scooters - both fun to ride, but you wouldn't want your mates to find out.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7,830
Views: 454,784
Posted By catweasel67
I agree - the trouble is a lot of folks, an awful...

I agree - the trouble is a lot of folks, an awful lot of folks, already drive very recklessly and need little excuse to do it even more often - the "stop" sign isn't always about obersvation, often...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,024
Posted By catweasel67
Here comes a 400 for the vertically challenged...

Here comes a 400 for the vertically challenged folks - based on the Ruckus. It's only in concept right now so it's a while away but hey...light on the horizon eh?
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 11,530
Posted By catweasel67
Google...a thing you should do before you express...

Google...a thing you should do before you express your opinion on what you believe the law to be....rather than what you think it should be.

http://www.usacarry.com/brandishing-firearm/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,543
Posted By catweasel67
No need, you do that for me on a daily basis.

No need, you do that for me on a daily basis.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,602
Posted By catweasel67
Chances are they have the same amount of other...

Chances are they have the same amount of other brand bashing threads that we do - no more, no less.

It helps if you take your head out of perfect line once in a while, check out the garage, the...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-21-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,177
Posted By catweasel67
For me planning is a great way to while away the...

For me planning is a great way to while away the years, months, weeks and days before the trip - I love it. Same for preparation btw.

But be prepared to your plan to go out of the window at the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 9,543
Posted By catweasel67
+1 Roads for during the day, people for at the...

+1 Roads for during the day, people for at the end.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,395
Posted By catweasel67
That's a whole other thread :)

That's a whole other thread :)
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-21-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By catweasel67
Looked good but no noise cancellation means I'd...

Looked good but no noise cancellation means I'd have to stop, or otherwise dramatically reduce my speed, in order for enable my callers to hear me. Great price though, consider it a plan B :)
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