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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
Sadly I have to agree with the entitlement...

Sadly I have to agree with the entitlement attitude.

Several years ago after 3 days of constant aggravation being held up by slow riders whilst riding my HD through western NC I posed a request...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,628
Posted By blk-betty
Thanks for the answers.

Thanks for the answers.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,628
Posted By blk-betty
Sorry for your close encounter but honest...

Sorry for your close encounter but honest question....if the cop saw the lady in the SUV and he was running radar she either didn't trigger high enough to give chase or she wasn't speeding. In either...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
Your point would be valid if ADV was a HD forum....

Your point would be valid if ADV was a HD forum. Most of us HD owners who participate here are aware of and acknowledge the stereotypical HD rider/owner, however you can be assured we don't fit that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
Understood and from reading your posts I don't...

Understood and from reading your posts I don't get the impresssion you frequent Tech forums and routinely post about what you feel are shortcomings of Apple products.

It's the irony of mocking...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
I'm not complaining at all, anyone is free to...

I'm not complaining at all, anyone is free to invest in whatever they want. The point of investing is to make money and one wouldn't under normal circumstances invest in a company that they don't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
Guess we differ in that if I don't like a product...

Guess we differ in that if I don't like a product or agree with company policy and their practices I won't typically invest it in out of principal, and if I do I certainly wouldn't go on a public...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
A HD basher is a HD stock holder? With this...

A HD basher is a HD stock holder?

With this revelation, you have lost all credibility you may have had.

Priceless!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
Odd isn't it that they don't do the same for...

Odd isn't it that they don't do the same for Doctors, Lawyers, Dentists, and Accountants as according to many in the ADV camp, those are the only ones who can afford HDs.

Kudos to HD for honoring...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 19,577
Posted By blk-betty
Your right, it is your problem, not the DMV or...

Your right, it is your problem, not the DMV or your bank's responsibility to determine where you are living and if you've moved.

People need to be responsible for themselves.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 8,493
Posted By blk-betty
That's what parents are for, not the government.

That's what parents are for, not the government.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 8,493
Posted By blk-betty
No it doesn't make sence. I guess I'm jaded,...

No it doesn't make sence. I guess I'm jaded, working in the medical industry, and look for any excuse for insurance companies to raise rates.

Do tiered licenses guarantee better training or just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-25-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 8,493
Posted By blk-betty
Why would insurance rates "have to go down"? ...

Why would insurance rates "have to go down"?

Is there any law that says rates must be tied to training?

I know you get a break if you can prove you have completed optional taining but I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 8,493
Posted By blk-betty
Yep, and sorry if this is offensive, but if the...

Yep, and sorry if this is offensive, but if the parents didn't do the basic research to determine what is and what isn't an appropriate street bike for their child maybe they weren't doing their job...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-24-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 8,493
Posted By blk-betty
Sad story but what parent either buys their 16...

Sad story but what parent either buys their 16 year old or allows their 16 year old to have a new R1. From a power standpoint that's like giving the 16 year old a Z06 Corvette. Sure some do but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
Glad you're enjoying it, in the end that's all...

Glad you're enjoying it, in the end that's all the matters!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
The MSRP of that CB1100 with abs in your sigline...

The MSRP of that CB1100 with abs in your sigline is about $11,900.

MSRP for a HD Dyna Street Bob is about $13,500.

The Dyna will likely sell for MSRP + freight, and setup, while the Honda will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
Where in that vid does it say anything about...

Where in that vid does it say anything about performance?

Just some guys doing some cool stuff while riding a Street.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
You asked, got reasonable answers, so why ask it...

You asked, got reasonable answers, so why ask it up here?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
Lets get this back on topic...

Riding this when not on the HD

http://i468.photobucket.com/albums/rr43/MarkSP/IMG_0704_zpsa6pdpgnc.jpg
Forum: Vendors 03-15-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 262,715
Posted By blk-betty
Ordered the Reckless 80L this am!

Ordered the Reckless 80L this am!
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,450
Views: 783,730
Posted By blk-betty
I picked up a nearly new Giant Loop Great Basin...

I picked up a nearly new Giant Loop Great Basin from an inmate that I was going to use but I liked the looks and features of this one so I ordered it as well. I never used the GL so it will up in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
Cool! Have a great trip. Buddy and I have...

Cool! Have a great trip.

Buddy and I have talked about heading up to WV sometime, we've been up to NC / TN mountains so many times looking for some different scenery so I might hit you up some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
No worries! We had a good time and can't...

No worries!

We had a good time and can't wait to get back out west, maybe next year just not in the budget this year.

Heading to VT, NH, and ME this summer.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 37,314
Views: 9,786,757
Posted By blk-betty
Regardless of countersteering, looking back at...

Regardless of countersteering, looking back at the video it looks like the guy initiated the turn then possibly took his eyes of the road and never looked back until his tires were in the grass.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
The smiley face wasn't enough to know I wasn't...

The smiley face wasn't enough to know I wasn't offended.

I've read enough of your posts to know you're either a smart ass or don't like HDs. That's ok I'm a smart ass too.

Guess it was the use...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
Always have to get a jab in don't you :D ...

Always have to get a jab in don't you :D

Never claimed to ride single track, just showing the OP and some others with negative opinions about HD riders that many of us enjoy other styles of bikes...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
Just a few HD pics

http://i468.photobucket.com/albums/rr43/MarkSP/2012-01-01_13-39-22_192_zpshy4khzdw.jpg

New Road Glide near Edisto River, SC

http://i468.photobucket.com/albums/rr43/MarkSP/036_zps9lo73dgn.jpg
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
Recently bought a Mini Cooper, loving that car,...

Recently bought a Mini Cooper, loving that car, fun to drive, but fuck em, I'll never buy another from that manufacturer becaue they don't make a 4x4 pick-up.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
Have you checked out some of the useed bikes for...

Have you checked out some of the useed bikes for sale in the Flea Market here...a lot of low mileage of all makes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 10:39 AM
Replies: 37,314
Views: 9,786,757
Posted By blk-betty
Yep, I can hustle my Road Glide through the...

Yep, I can hustle my Road Glide through the Dragon at a pretty good clip, and can change lanes at the last second, or quickly change course to avoid an obstacle in the road without any thought of how...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 37,314
Views: 9,786,757
Posted By blk-betty
You can thank me for being the dumbass that got...

You can thank me for being the dumbass that got this thread off topic.

I too, like you started riding around age 7, and never really, even as of late put much thought into it, I also just did it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
They do have a hell of a product line. Just...

They do have a hell of a product line. Just because their style of bike and owner behavior is not for you doesn't detract from that fact.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 37,314
Views: 9,786,757
Posted By blk-betty
Well F**K! I am an idiot. Who knew,...

Well F**K! I am an idiot.


Who knew, I've been riding steet and dirt for 40 years and have no idea what I'm doing.....:rofl

Oh well, still having fun. Carry on and enjoy a laugh at my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 37,314
Views: 9,786,757
Posted By blk-betty
Guess I'm either an idiot or being a little...

Guess I'm either an idiot or being a little misunderstood.

I have always assumed "Counterstering" in hard tight corners to mean applying an outward push pressure on the inside bar with a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-10-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 37,314
Views: 9,786,757
Posted By blk-betty
So if he was going so slowly or riding so poorly,...

So if he was going so slowly or riding so poorly, why didn't you pass him?

Comments about counter steering I find odd. I ride a 900 lbs Road Glide often utilizing cruise control and steering with...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,943
Posted By blk-betty
You may know this but but in case you...

You may know this but but in case you don't.....HDs aren't know for much suspension travel and the Street Glide has 1" shorter rear shocks than the Electra/Ultra Glides. I have a '12 Road Glide...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-07-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 540
Views: 37,829
Posted By blk-betty
Owwww.....Freeride, that sounds like FUN! ...

Owwww.....Freeride, that sounds like FUN!

Sent you a PM btw.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,329
Views: 61,453
Posted By blk-betty
Don't you know we get MoCo training to do all the...

Don't you know we get MoCo training to do all the things you all question!

It's part of the requirement for membership, we all have to do our part to perputate the stereotype. If we didn't do...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-04-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 15,308
Posted By blk-betty
While I'm Im not partial to overly loud exhaust...

While I'm Im not partial to overly loud exhaust systems....the same can be said about sportbikes or race replicas if used on public streets.

I'm not a law nazi, but why have a hyper performance...
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