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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 02:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,529
Posted By Vertical C
Faking it would probably nullify your travel ...

Faking it would probably nullify your travel insurance. In the land of $100k hospital visits....not smart

They do check. I had a crash in Guatemala, my insurer checked, and it was only a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 10:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,529
Posted By Vertical C
Progressive insures foreigners for the bike...

Progressive insures foreigners for the bike according to my research.

You should be checking how getting a foreign licence affects your travel insurance which is much more important
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 07:46 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 9,772
Posted By Vertical C
I was assuming that the tyres are the same...

I was assuming that the tyres are the same compound.

I don't think you are correct in saying that the lighter bike will have harder tyres which makes up for the lower force applied to the tyres...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7,906
Views: 468,725
Posted By Vertical C
My point was that riders need to be careful of...

My point was that riders need to be careful of oncoming traffic. There will always be people who overtake in the wrong spot. Make sure you ride aware to minimise the impact of their mistakes on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7,906
Views: 468,725
Posted By Vertical C
I am making a statement of fact only. I am not...

I am making a statement of fact only. I am not going to predict what might or might not happen.


I never said that it was a safe time to pass which obviously it wasnt. What are you reading...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:23 AM
Replies: 7,906
Views: 468,725
Posted By Vertical C
Stating what happened is not obtuse. You...

Stating what happened is not obtuse.

You guys are very angry about something. I hope that goes better for you soon.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 02:08 AM
Replies: 7,906
Views: 468,725
Posted By Vertical C
Why are you so angry. I was just saying it was...

Why are you so angry. I was just saying it was a head on.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7,906
Views: 468,725
Posted By Vertical C
They weren't passing the cyclists it was a head...

They weren't passing the cyclists it was a head on.

RIP
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 9,772
Posted By Vertical C
Even assuming the same lean angle in the wet the...

Even assuming the same lean angle in the wet the slower bike puts less stress on the tyres traction as it's lighter.

If you have two objects going around a bend at the same speed then the lighter...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 39,566
Posted By Vertical C
The ev1 had almost a 100 mile range, that is far...

The ev1 had almost a 100 mile range, that is far less than the return average commute daily.

You know what ia stupid, buying a car based on your needs of range one week a year when you go on...
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,034
Posted By Vertical C
VfR

VfR
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,529
Posted By Vertical C
You can just use your licence there. Assuming...

You can just use your licence there. Assuming it's in English.

If not get an international licence which is a translation. It's available from you local motoring body.
Forum: Road warriors 05-03-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,517
Posted By Vertical C
The Ducati seems to win in every segment.

The Ducati seems to win in every segment.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 23,258
Posted By Vertical C
Some idiot v twin changed lanes on me on my fz...

Some idiot v twin changed lanes on me on my fz the other day, either his pipes totally drowned out the four or he just though that he can do anything since he had the "safety" of those pipes.
...
Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9,963
Views: 1,689,617
Posted By Vertical C
Info on the above bike for those interested ...

Info on the above bike for those interested
http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/model/Custom%20Bikes/a3w_motiv.htm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 7,906
Views: 468,725
Posted By Vertical C
I don't see how it prevented anything? Trying...

I don't see how it prevented anything? Trying to move over when a car is right next to me seems more dangerous.
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 639
Posted By Vertical C
Ducati seem to be more problematic if you don't...

Ducati seem to be more problematic if you don't ride them much.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2015, 08:35 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 9,772
Posted By Vertical C
If you can lean further on a small bike, ...

If you can lean further on a small bike, doesn't the big bike hold you back from learning how to corner harder?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7,906
Views: 468,725
Posted By Vertical C
He didn't.... the driver be crazy. Not sure why...

He didn't.... the driver be crazy. Not sure why you are trying to make sense of a crazy person

Which is why you don't flip people off, you never know if they be crazy.
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,941
Posted By Vertical C
Sometimes the thrill is in the chase and when you...

Sometimes the thrill is in the chase and when you get a beautiful thing and have your way... you lose interest.

Plenty of other things to chase.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7,906
Views: 468,725
Posted By Vertical C
I was referring to the article above where the...

I was referring to the article above where the other driver was the one that broke the road rules. I don't know how this has got anything to do with a cyclist breaking the road rules because...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 79,365
Posted By Vertical C
String line it and see if it's straight

String line it and see if it's straight
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7,906
Views: 468,725
Posted By Vertical C
Personally I don't flip people off anymore. You...

Personally I don't flip people off anymore. You never know who you will meet
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,262
Posted By Vertical C
Rather than buying a new bike. Why not just...

Rather than buying a new bike. Why not just make the Tenere better for her. Grab rails. Maybe a backrest.

Also do things like pull up next to kerb so it's easy to get on and off. And only...
Forum: Road warriors 04-26-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,769
Posted By Vertical C
You have to wonder how many more are like that...

You have to wonder how many more are like that but are serviced by dealers.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 39,566
Posted By Vertical C
A 250 two stroke wouldn't suit me either. ...

A 250 two stroke wouldn't suit me either. Because of range and servicing.

That doesn't mean that it wont suit others. I can see the advantages in them too.

A lot of riders have multiple...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-22-2015, 11:08 PM
Replies: 1,387
Views: 71,932
Posted By Vertical C
When am in Starbucks in my Prius I always hassle...

When am in Starbucks in my Prius I always hassle the BMW riders about getting a real bike.

I figure it gives them something to post about on advrider as they aren't going to do a ride report for...
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By Vertical C
Your question is fairly specific. You might...

Your question is fairly specific. You might have more luck on the fz6 forum "600 riders"

I had a look for panniers for mine but decided don't really need them
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-22-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,560
Posted By Vertical C
Kle500

Kle500
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2015, 04:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,727
Posted By Vertical C
You could look at the electric bikes. Most of...

You could look at the electric bikes. Most of them don't have gearboxes.
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 18,535
Posted By Vertical C
Having adjustability like that would add a lot of...

Having adjustability like that would add a lot of weight for something you do once. This isn't that important in a car
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,422
Posted By Vertical C
https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/c9/07/57...

https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/236x/c9/07/57/c90757d110e3f55a07cd5c524573bc98.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 48,446
Posted By Vertical C
The engine is an old design?

The engine is an old design?
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 12,952
Posted By Vertical C
The source was my local Guzzi dealer. The NTX...

The source was my local Guzzi dealer. The NTX stelvio seems to be still available here, though the website says limited availability. Since I don't see these on the road that much I assume that...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 12,952
Posted By Vertical C
Road based adventure bikes are saturated as well....

Road based adventure bikes are saturated as well. That's the only thing a 1190ax would have been.

I hear the Stelvio has been dropped and the Tenere is being discounted. I can't see EBR being...
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2015, 01:07 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 12,952
Posted By Vertical C
He has had two large manufacturers bankroll his...

He has had two large manufacturers bankroll his racing hobby. Man I wish I was that talented.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2015, 07:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,366
Posted By Vertical C
The Panigale is as ugly as the industrial suburb...

The Panigale is as ugly as the industrial suburb it's named after.

The EBR didn't sell because of that.
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 12,952
Posted By Vertical C
I wonder what is with the Hero split?

I wonder what is with the Hero split?
Forum: Road warriors 04-16-2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,079
Posted By Vertical C
Since he said 07 he means the r6 though I...

Since he said 07 he means the r6 though I guessed. .

That is also known as the yzfr6
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yamaha_YZF-R6

Maybe the op will clarify

The op has strange choices...
Forum: Road warriors 04-15-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,079
Posted By Vertical C
I don't think the R6 is carbied. I would go...

I don't think the R6 is carbied.

I would go that.
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