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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-17-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,474
Posted By JDK111
You said you were 'in the States with the...

You said you were 'in the States with the intention to demo ......'.
You didn't say whether you had ANY intention to BUY any of the bikes you were demoing from any of the dealers you hoped these...
Forum: Face plant 01-17-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,414
Posted By JDK111
Interesting. I thought it was the other guy's...

Interesting.
I thought it was the other guy's fault, but not because he hit you.
You had the 'right of way'.
Forum: Face plant 01-17-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,414
Posted By JDK111
Who told you this?

Who told you this?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,759
Posted By JDK111
Gearing up for cold weather riding is simple --...

Gearing up for cold weather riding is simple -- all you need to do is copy what snowmobilers do. They ride fairly comparable vehicles that normally get ridden in conditions that are FAR colder than...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,865
Posted By JDK111
yup - my bro has an Electra Glide and it will get...

yup - my bro has an Electra Glide and it will get 50+mpg under just about any conditions.
I often tell him 60 HP equates to 60 mpg.:D
Forum: Face plant 10-17-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,956
Posted By JDK111
Who made the decision to be lashed to the sissy...

Who made the decision to be lashed to the sissy bar? - the idiots or the injured person?
Does the competent care give trust the idiots to properly summon help?
Are the idiots competent enough to...
Forum: Face plant 10-13-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 17,956
Posted By JDK111
This was absolutely NOT a mistake. ... and...

This was absolutely NOT a mistake.
... and despite what all the complainers say in this thread, If it was me that had crashed, I'd be more than happy to have you (Maddiedog) help me out. :)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 24,662
Posted By JDK111
Seems to me that your mommy dropped you on your...

Seems to me that your mommy dropped you on your head once or twice when you were small and didn't tell your daddy.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 490
Views: 24,662
Posted By JDK111
When I ride on 2 lanes, in traffic, and...

When I ride on 2 lanes, in traffic, and especially with no shoulders, I stick to the left side or center of the lane - the right side of the lane MY escape route - it's not for some oncoming...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 145,273
Posted By JDK111
I HAVE and ST1300, and every once in a while I...

I HAVE and ST1300, and every once in a while I get a huge urge to buy an RT or GSA.

Stories like this are what keep the ST in my garage :nod.
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 145,273
Posted By JDK111
This is certainly one of those stories you'll...

This is certainly one of those stories you'll laugh about later - and your side, for the most-part is done (very well done).
The chapter still to be written is about what BMW corporate does for you....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,464
Posted By JDK111
Then there's the freaking oilfield lunatics...

Then there's the freaking oilfield lunatics hauling who knows what at full speed because they're always in panic mode....... and if you're slowing them down, you get the fuck out of their way cause...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,464
Posted By JDK111
Then you've got these guys - who at this time of...

Then you've got these guys - who at this time of year are in a hurry this time of year (harvest), and they'll put their bumper on anyone's fender if you're slowing them down.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,464
Posted By JDK111
I'm in the middle of Nowhere, Saskatchewan.......

I'm in the middle of Nowhere, Saskatchewan.... but if this crew of pirates tried this around here they be lucky if ;
.... one of these lumber guys rolled up behind them. They're driven by the most...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,267
Posted By JDK111
a shade less than 6'6"... 255-260lbs. 38/40"...

a shade less than 6'6"... 255-260lbs.
38/40" waist, 38" sleeve, 37" inseam, 50" chest.
Joe Rocket Ballistic 2XLT jacket - great fit.
Joe Rocket Ballistic XLT pants - length is good, kind of odd...
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,586
Posted By JDK111
Pretty much describes the ST. And the electric...

Pretty much describes the ST.
And the electric windshield is awesome if it's cool or raining.
Forum: Ride reports 04-01-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,977
Posted By JDK111
Priese -- congratulations on this ride and thanks...

Priese -- congratulations on this ride and thanks for the great report.
Good Job.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 19,520
Posted By JDK111
Non believer. There is soooo much high vis...

Non believer.
There is soooo much high vis stuff being worn everywhere you go - it's become normal work attire....... and nobody cares.
You can't go for lunch in a restaurant around here an not see...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 17,812
Posted By JDK111
The ranger is right. Almost anyone can get places...

The ranger is right. Almost anyone can get places where they otherwise would have zero chance of getting to on anything else. Take a group of these people, add a little (or a lot) of liquor -- and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,981
Posted By JDK111
.... and the landowners if you're on private...

.... and the landowners if you're on private property.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-18-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,735
Posted By JDK111
Jacl-Kampuchea...

Jacl-Kampuchea (http://advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=181077) and Aj Mick are spot on.
Your target audience are already excellent drivers - so forget teaching them actual riding skills because...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 119,913
Posted By JDK111
Do you mean the first time before the law (with...

Do you mean the first time before the law (with weapons, assault and drug charges) or the second time before the law (with weapons, assault and drug charges) or the third, or the fourth or the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-04-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 10,927
Posted By JDK111
When the first bar on the gauge starts flashing...

When the first bar on the gauge starts flashing and the countdown starts, you.ve got 5 liters left in the tank. The countdown range is an estimate based on your last 20 minutes of driving.
When the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 119,913
Posted By JDK111
He waited 4 days to turn himself in. Seems to...

He waited 4 days to turn himself in.
Seems to me he knew NYPD was getting lots of photos from bystanders and he knew he'd get fingered.
............. unless his buddies on NYPD saw him in a pic and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,470
Posted By JDK111
Write your offer on the back of your personal...

Write your offer on the back of your personal business card and leave it with the salesman (if you don't have one - get some).
It's very surprising how often you'll get called back later.


........
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 119,913
Posted By JDK111
:thumb ...... and thank's to the animal that...

:thumb

...... and thank's to the animal that took the video.
I now know what to do if another animal tries one of these slow 'brake-checks' on me. (keep on pushing him).:D
Hopefully I'm in an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 119,913
Posted By JDK111
Dis-Agree - IMO the white bike's intent was to...

Dis-Agree - IMO the white bike's intent was to stop the RR on the freeway. Which he did. I don't think he believed he'd get bumped in the process.
Once he did get bumped - all hell broke loose.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 119,913
Posted By JDK111
Do you have mental problems?

Do you have mental problems?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 119,913
Posted By JDK111
I think you're exactly wrong. That group of...

I think you're exactly wrong. That group of bikers painted targets on the backs of every group of bikers that ride together..... and 'more respect'???
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 119,913
Posted By JDK111
I guess you weren't paying close enough attention...

I guess you weren't paying close enough attention to notice that while they (the sqids) had all traffic stopped (and the RR boxed in) the first time, some of the gang got off their bikes, approached...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 119,913
Posted By JDK111
Such negativity shown here:evil ....... let's...

Such negativity shown here:evil ....... let's look at the bright side of this incident.
With all the publicity these assholes are receiving --- the next time one of these rolling gangs starts to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3,045
Views: 849,216
Posted By JDK111
:eek1 Did blue rider bump red rider from behind?

:eek1 Did blue rider bump red rider from behind?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,495
Posted By JDK111
:norton

:norton
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 13,495
Posted By JDK111
Name one or two cases where, on a highway, the...

Name one or two cases where, on a highway, the 'rear ender' is not at fault when striking a moving registered vehicle.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2013, 11:06 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,649
Posted By JDK111
Did you read the article? It seems a cruiser...

Did you read the article?
It seems a cruiser with straight pipes pretty much nails it.
It's about NOISE - i own 5 bikes, and I agree with everything the author says.
Thank god it's only a matter...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,927
Posted By JDK111
1/2 right. Park the bike and LAY DOWN on the...

1/2 right. Park the bike and LAY DOWN on the ground.
Many people who've been struck by lightning describe their hair 'standing up'. This is when you need to an immediate belly flop onto the ground.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,865
Posted By JDK111
Agreed with both points .... AND ... There's a...

Agreed with both points .... AND ... There's a u-joint (or cv joint) at the swing arm pivot point. For a given length of suspension vertical travel, the longer the swing arm, the less the angle the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,716
Views: 431,208
Posted By JDK111
Texting drivers, drunks, overtired drivers on the...

Texting drivers, drunks, overtired drivers on the highway, unsafely loaded trucks etc. .... It seems to me that pretending you're invisible is the really stupid advice. JMO of course.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,863
Posted By JDK111
Excellent article ... except for one...

Excellent article ... except for one thing........#10
The list seems to be in the order of importance, so it should be #1.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2013, 12:29 AM
Replies: 35,945
Views: 9,220,998
Posted By JDK111
......... until the one time you get caught...

......... until the one time you get caught between the headlights of something with 4 wheels -- and can't get back.
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