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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 11:34 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,305
Posted By Wraith Rider
Question is what means "better" for him. Better...

Question is what means "better" for him. Better for what? In racing for example it could mean that staying in the Moto3 and be one of the fastest riders is better than change to the Moto2 and be one...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 09:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 949
Posted By Wraith Rider
I never felt the need to buy a car. Seems my bike...

I never felt the need to buy a car. Seems my bike is more fun than yours. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 09:24 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,305
Posted By Wraith Rider
@Sparrowhawk I absolutely agree that both types...

@Sparrowhawk
I absolutely agree that both types of bike demand different ways to ride them fast.
I see what you mean with brawn, but still I think that the input of the higher force to change...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,305
Posted By Wraith Rider
Of course. That's the thing that distinguishes...

Of course. That's the thing that distinguishes fast and slow bikes of similar build. So that's what we're talking about. I don't have to extend what I say beyond that.



Never was.



I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,305
Posted By Wraith Rider
My "taking to task" is trying to talk sense into...

My "taking to task" is trying to talk sense into the ignorants.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,305
Posted By Wraith Rider
@Sparrowhawk Why should finesse and brawn be...

@Sparrowhawk
Why should finesse and brawn be mutually exclusive? I'd not recommend a very powerful bike to a beginner because it needs some finesse to handle its brawn, so many beginners would...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,305
Posted By Wraith Rider
What's the problem with you two? You come to a...

What's the problem with you two? You come to a discussion forum and expect not to get some discussion?
Everyone is free to express his thoughts and experiences here as long and wordy as does make...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,305
Posted By Wraith Rider
@CafeRacer99 (& Center-stand) How can you...

@CafeRacer99 (& Center-stand)
How can you "know" that? There's no way of comparing the sensation of fun of two different persons beyond "had fun" and "had no fun".



And that's very good that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,305
Posted By Wraith Rider
That on the other hand is a pipedream.

That on the other hand is a pipedream.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,305
Posted By Wraith Rider
I think it's important to note, that I have the...

I think it's important to note, that I have the same discussion about fast and slow bikes with fellow German riders and many especially older riders stick to 70hp being enough and more is too much...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-30-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,305
Posted By Wraith Rider
The problem with that "question" is, that it's...

The problem with that "question" is, that it's always implied there were only these two possibilities, riding a slow bike fast or a fast bike slow.



I really did miss this, because WHY for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-29-2015, 09:52 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,305
Posted By Wraith Rider
No, the problem is: When you guys shout out loud...

No, the problem is: When you guys shout out loud how much better it was to ride a slow bike fast, that's ok for you. When I do the same, only preferring the fast bikes, you call me a preacher.


...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,305
Posted By Wraith Rider
Why that? First: No, I don't. ...

Why that?



First: No, I don't.
Second: Read what tkent02 wrote, how aggressively he flames me for preferring big bikes, telling me what I should do and how wrong I am doing what I do instead....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,305
Posted By Wraith Rider
What does make your life so frustrating that you...

What does make your life so frustrating that you have to make up such ridiculously silly stories about me?
And why are you trying to tell me what I should do? Why are you trying to tell me how much...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 37,445
Posted By Wraith Rider
Well yes, there is ome cost. If every bike was...

Well yes, there is ome cost. If every bike was equipped with ABS, these costs would be extremely low. Two fill-ups maybe. And even without that to buy ABS is much cheaper than to buy a new bike if it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 37,445
Posted By Wraith Rider
Claiming to be able to feel a difference because...

Claiming to be able to feel a difference because of the 2.5kg weight of the ABS is surely not "proving someone wrong".
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,305
Posted By Wraith Rider
I wasn't talking about driving recklessly and...

I wasn't talking about driving recklessly and dangerously, only about not obeying the law.



I don't consider it very difficult to open up the throttle to 100%. I think most guys are able to do...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-27-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 37,445
Posted By Wraith Rider
And you would be right to say so. However, while...

And you would be right to say so. However, while ABS has no disadvantages, wearing a helmet all the time would really a comfort problem and while ABS saves OTHERS as well, the helmet doesn't. That's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,305
Posted By Wraith Rider
Why should I care for traffic laws? I'm on a...

Why should I care for traffic laws? I'm on a bike. And even if, if I wanted to stay beyond the traffic laws, it wouldn't be a question of a 1200ccm bike or a 600ccm bike, it would be a 125ccm bike....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,305
Posted By Wraith Rider
That's GOOD! What do I care for the limits of the...

That's GOOD! What do I care for the limits of the bike? That's pure engineering and can adapted as wished, at least for my skill level. What really counts is what I can do.



OK, that's bad. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,305
Posted By Wraith Rider
But why? I never got this one. To me it's more...

But why? I never got this one. To me it's more interesting to explore MY limits than the limits of the bike. Isn't that more promising?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 37,445
Posted By Wraith Rider
What you suppose is not of much interest, but...

What you suppose is not of much interest, but with ABS my chances of avoiding the kid are higher.



The 2.5kg are from the S1000RR with and without ABS (dunno if it's still available without),...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 11:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,036
Posted By Wraith Rider
Doesn't sound cheap at all, not even on direct...

Doesn't sound cheap at all, not even on direct money.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 9,305
Posted By Wraith Rider
I think it's bullshit. Sure, I CAN have fun with...

I think it's bullshit. Sure, I CAN have fun with that CBR 650 F I have at the moment, but I really look forward to get back my VFR because it's so much more fun not to max out the throttle and wait...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 37,445
Posted By Wraith Rider
That's a dangerous misconception. It doesn't...

That's a dangerous misconception. It doesn't matter what kind of bike you are riding, the kid can jump out on the road directly in front of you anyways.



It's more about 5 pounds and no, these...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,253
Posted By Wraith Rider
Anti-Bull-Shitbyselfcomplacentriders, that's what...

Anti-Bull-Shitbyselfcomplacentriders, that's what the BS is standing for.



MSC is for Michael Schumacher, so the MS comes naturally. Also it's my initials as well.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 37,445
Posted By Wraith Rider
It would be incredible how cheap these systems...

It would be incredible how cheap these systems were and how huge the safety gain was if all those 2 million bikes got the latest systems. It's a shame that they are hold back so only the rich ones...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 37,445
Posted By Wraith Rider
I don't agree. We all know that the "more fun to...

I don't agree. We all know that the "more fun to ride a slow bike fast"-posing-crowd is squeezing the last bit out of these small bikes and that these bikes are capable of going 35mph or even 40mph...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-25-2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 37,445
Posted By Wraith Rider
Cost wouldn't be a matter if just everyone got...

Cost wouldn't be a matter if just everyone got the systems. It only SEEMS costly because very few have to bear the costs and very few get the back-up. Overall influence low, personal cost high, bad....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,436
Posted By Wraith Rider
This. Also not to make the hard men cry when...

This.

Also not to make the hard men cry when a girl goes farther.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,667
Posted By Wraith Rider
You loose. My father hasn't magazines of...

You loose.

My father hasn't magazines of whining paint-o-philists.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,667
Posted By Wraith Rider
Hurting the feelings of some pussy is completely...

Hurting the feelings of some pussy is completely different to "creating a hazard". Don't be so outrageous.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 37,445
Posted By Wraith Rider
But in that case ABS means Anti-Braking-System....

But in that case ABS means Anti-Braking-System. %-)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 37,445
Posted By Wraith Rider
Solution: Operator training.

Solution: Operator training.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 37,445
Posted By Wraith Rider
If I watched right it was mentioned that "trying...

If I watched right it was mentioned that "trying it without ABS deactivated didn't make it easier" or the like, mid through the video. And it's right, in this special situation, off-pavement,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2015, 11:41 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,444
Posted By Wraith Rider
I'd not necessarily say that others ARE a...

I'd not necessarily say that others ARE a problem. But many HAVE a problem with accepting different opinions and many have the problem that they consider a discussion, where the other one keeps his...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 37,445
Posted By Wraith Rider
@L.B.S. Thanks for the explanation. I don't...

@L.B.S.
Thanks for the explanation.
I don't get it how BMW can build some of the most sophisticated ABS over a time span of 30 years and at the same time build such complete miss-constructions....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,098
Posted By Wraith Rider
I only receive negative comments on my bike in...

I only receive negative comments on my bike in the interweb.
On the road it's mainly admiration and astonishment from elderly people who did ride in their youth.
(However, it's no KLR.)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 553
Views: 37,445
Posted By Wraith Rider
All nice and fine. I do as well step out of my...

All nice and fine. I do as well step out of my comfort zone from time to time, but I am really lucky for not having to put myself in mortal danger to achieve that. (As in locking wheels at speed on a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,444
Posted By Wraith Rider
That's exactly what I'm doing. However, I don't...

That's exactly what I'm doing. However, I don't like wrenching and I don't like that social-media stuff very much, but I always call on reflecting your mindset and give thought-provoking impulses how...
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