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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-22-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2,056
Views: 544,070
Posted By flying_junk
http://i781.photobucket.com/albums/yy93/e36rcr/331...

http://i781.photobucket.com/albums/yy93/e36rcr/331889_4998762846956_2018259488_o_zps63b6d2d5.jpg (http://s781.photobucket.com/user/e36rcr/media/331889_4998762846956_2018259488_o_zps63b6d2d5.jpg.html)...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-22-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2,056
Views: 544,070
Posted By flying_junk
http://i781.photobucket.com/albums/yy93/e36rcr/268...

http://i781.photobucket.com/albums/yy93/e36rcr/268521_10103069344286261_1581752997_n_zps8a902ec4.jpg...
Forum: Face plant 01-23-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,276
Posted By flying_junk
So sorry to hear this. It really puts the...

So sorry to hear this. It really puts the perspective on how fragile life is, and how valuable technology is, insofar as health related. I never imagined that an open wound is almost certain death in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2,737
Views: 746,922
Posted By flying_junk
<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/JvUMV1N7eGM"...

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/JvUMV1N7eGM" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="420"></iframe>

If only I could rent a car and visit
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 13,428
Posted By flying_junk
I'm pretty sure that fining someone that risks...

I'm pretty sure that fining someone that risks their life is as illogical as I have ever seen an argument. If someone chooses to "drive recklessly" (or I guess in a way where they increase their risk...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,727
Posted By flying_junk
I think that it's a safety issue. Here is my...

I think that it's a safety issue. Here is my physics based opinion on it.

any amount of force that is used to grind the stand, or that the stand absorbs while impacting the pavement in the turn,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,981
Posted By flying_junk
Oh wait... you probably moved it... :freaky

Oh wait... you probably moved it... :freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,981
Posted By flying_junk
I hear what you are saying but based on what I...

I hear what you are saying but based on what I read, he did not have a get off. He had a close call, and explains how to potentially avoid something similar. It's kind of like talking about the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,139
Posted By flying_junk
^^ :huh I don't know about the psi thing......

^^ :huh

I don't know about the psi thing... but, if you are sliding, the front tire is only required to change where the front of the bike is pointing, and the rear tire is sliding and propelling...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,786
Posted By flying_junk
I'm a pretty young rider, 24, but that doesn't...

I'm a pretty young rider, 24, but that doesn't mean I don't understand the concept (I may lack some experience).

I ride year round, and I have to agree with rivercreep. I take full responsibility...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,759
Posted By flying_junk
Wow that's so cool. I should do a 525 mile trip...

Wow that's so cool. I should do a 525 mile trip on the back wheel, maybe I can win the youtube cool trophy :bore
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 2,737
Views: 746,922
Posted By flying_junk
Yeah I agree watching the entire video isn't that...

Yeah I agree watching the entire video isn't that exciting... but it is still pretty badass to see that... it looks unreal. The turning ability of those cars while on two wheels is unrivaled... I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2,737
Views: 746,922
Posted By flying_junk
I think this answers the question of how a car...

I think this answers the question of how a car tire sidewall responds to side loading... I suppose the guys using car tires on their wings were right ALL this time



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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 417
Views: 30,670
Posted By flying_junk
Obviously the two of you have known each other...

Obviously the two of you have known each other for a while. Her riding behavior probably could have been predicted by the way the relationship was handled before.

The question I would like to ask...
Forum: Face plant 07-14-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,626
Posted By flying_junk
my computer monitor is not black and white, and...

my computer monitor is not black and white, and if you look at the core issues, usually the answers are black and white.

The guy freaked out when he saw the car, adrenaline pumped, grabbed front...
Forum: Face plant 07-14-2012, 04:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,626
Posted By flying_junk
Had to lay her down? Sucks to hear about...

Had to lay her down?

Sucks to hear about accidents, but it sounds like it was a matter of time before this guy went down...

:ear
Forum: Face plant 07-09-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,932
Posted By flying_junk
I think I figured it out. I see a little...

I think I figured it out.

I see a little root or something while he's traveling at a moderate rate of speed. the bars turn left then to the right (basically a tank slapper). as the wheel turned...
Forum: Face plant 05-24-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,658
Posted By flying_junk
Damn man what a bummer... it sucks to be reading...

Damn man what a bummer... it sucks to be reading this. I hope you get it back soon.

worst case is that you will have a civil suit against the guy that hit the bike. Best case is the insurance for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,870
Posted By flying_junk
yeah he's a smart guy and he's probably going to...

yeah he's a smart guy and he's probably going to make money off of this "publicity" stunt. But I also believe him when he says he's felt tremendous guilt for what he's done. I can definitely...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,425
Posted By flying_junk
That's absolutely correct. I hate seeing trash in...

That's absolutely correct. I hate seeing trash in remote areas... like beer bottles and other plastics.

there are a lot of roads. if you are in a remote location, if you know the area, you could...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2012, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,425
Posted By flying_junk
lol yeah... shorts is a bad idea. at least he had...

lol yeah... shorts is a bad idea. at least he had boots though. I'm on the white DRZ w/ camera.

As far as the land goes... it's easily accessible, but wouldn't want to be seen by anyone.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2,737
Views: 746,922
Posted By flying_junk
lol <iframe...

lol


<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/IFe9wiDfb0E" allowfullscreen="" width="560" frameborder="0" height="315"></iframe>...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,425
Posted By flying_junk
Sugar sand - video

A little video I filmed with a buddy of mine on two DRZ 400s. Just bought a gopro, and it's the first time I've ever edited a film... check it out. didn't want to put it in favorite video clips,...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-16-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,512
Views: 174,737
Posted By flying_junk
I'll ride out sunday, depending on the time

I'll ride out sunday, depending on the time
Forum: Racing 04-03-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 22,063
Posted By flying_junk
This

is badass. I will have this in my schedule. If I can't do 2014 (1 year out of college) definitely 2018! (since it sounds like it's done every 4 years)
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-19-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2,512
Views: 174,737
Posted By flying_junk
shit man I was off this weekend and tried to get...

shit man I was off this weekend and tried to get a hold of you. class was canceled... and my phone somehow deleted your number.

hit me up for thursday night then
Forum: Face plant 01-23-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,759
Posted By flying_junk
While this event is unfortunate, you can never...

While this event is unfortunate, you can never count on someone else to make the right decisions for you. You can educate and train infinite amounts, yet it will never be enough and lives will still...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 187,244
Posted By flying_junk
There's a happy marriage :clap

There's a happy marriage :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,627
Posted By flying_junk
Those are some slippery conditions... but he's...

Those are some slippery conditions... but he's not exactly a trail rider
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 11,993
Posted By flying_junk
The danger with a wheelie is bringing it back...

The danger with a wheelie is bringing it back past the balance point and falling on your ass, as well as damaging your bike rather drastically. First close call today doing a wheelie on a crf50 that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,847
Posted By flying_junk
Solo 95% of the time. 3% of the time 2 up, and 2%...

Solo 95% of the time. 3% of the time 2 up, and 2% of the time in a group.

when I am solo, I am also usually exploring new terrain and stay below 75% of my speed and control capacity. The reason...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-12-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 2,512
Views: 174,737
Posted By flying_junk
yeah east of 75 on alico. it's an abandoned...

yeah east of 75 on alico. it's an abandoned quarry and it's a solit hour ride through the quarry/trails. No people around so I don't see any issues with getting shot at.

when are you guys...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 10-02-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2,512
Views: 174,737
Posted By flying_junk
sweet pics. I will head out with you guys one...

sweet pics. I will head out with you guys one weekend. I will be out of town next weekend.

I know some good trails that are closer than naples. north cape has a pretty heavy duty and very...
Forum: Face plant 09-30-2011, 04:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,991
Posted By flying_junk
This is very true. It's also the bike you are on....

This is very true. It's also the bike you are on. It's a heavy bike and from what I see it has street tires on it.

up to one year ago I used to do hardcore woods/trail/harescramble riding. This...
Forum: Face plant 09-30-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,991
Posted By flying_junk
FYI off road "chest protectors" aren't really...

FYI off road "chest protectors" aren't really what you think. although they may slightly spread the point of impact across a larger area, they aren't at all designed to do so nor are they marketed to...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-18-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2,512
Views: 174,737
Posted By flying_junk
Still looks awesome. goin next time

Still looks awesome. goin next time
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 08-30-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2,512
Views: 174,737
Posted By flying_junk
New Member

Hey guys. New to the forum, new to dual sports. been riding MX for years. just bought an '11 drz400 and go to fgcu.

I am interested in meeting some of you and going on some rides. I know a few...
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