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Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 26,902
Posted By D R
I think those may actually be the wings of the...

I think those may actually be the wings of the sole surviving Horten Ho229.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horten_Ho_229#Survivors

EDIT:

Here is a better reference. You may have to click...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,160
Posted By D R
It appears you did not read my previous post...

It appears you did not read my previous post earlier in the thread. When you clap your hands, do you do one hand first followed by the other hand, or do you use both at the same time without thinking...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,048
Posted By D R
Once when I rode to the grocery store, I saw a...

Once when I rode to the grocery store, I saw a motorcycle parked in the blue striped area between two handicapped spots (both empty at the time). :kboom

Standing next to the motorcycle was a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,160
Posted By D R
That's the same as saying -- If you need to take...

That's the same as saying -- If you need to take evasive action it is too late anyway.

I can't count the number of times my having included the horn has helped to have intruding vehicles pull back...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,160
Posted By D R
You say that as if the two actions (horn, evasive...

You say that as if the two actions (horn, evasive action) have to be executed separately. My evasive action (acceleration, braking, maneuvering) is always accompanied by the horn. If you practice...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-06-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,583,448
Posted By D R
:rofl I suppose that might work, depending...

:rofl

I suppose that might work, depending on just who you are and who is doing the asking.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,952
Posted By D R
Similar to this, however after I'm in place...

Similar to this, however after I'm in place straddling the front seat (still standing) I move as far forward as I can and lean the upper body foward. My wife uses the front pegs to mount as if...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,329
Posted By D R
Smart moves on your part. Riding with little...

Smart moves on your part. Riding with little sleep is not a good idea. Likewise, if you're running late, leaving the motorcycle behind is usually a good idea -- you don't want to get in trouble by...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,322
Posted By D R
I average around 15,000 - 16,000 miles per year.

I average around 15,000 - 16,000 miles per year.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,329
Posted By D R
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,329
Posted By D R
I got back into riding motorcycles about eight...

I got back into riding motorcycles about eight years ago, after about a 15 year hiatus. Given the extremely heavy rush hour traffic flow where I live, I spent about 3 months re-honing my skills and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-23-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,083
Posted By D R
If the bird is on the EPA's endangered list, you...

If the bird is on the EPA's endangered list, you would have been required to leave your helmet and motorcycle there until after the young ones hatched and flew off.

(...ooops, I hope no one for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-23-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,293
Posted By D R
Perhaps the nearest PGR Chapter to where the...

Perhaps the nearest PGR Chapter to where the family holds the funeral, could show up and respectfully attend the service - giving to Phelps and his family what they tried to deny to others.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,965
Posted By D R
For me it all depends on how I'm feeling. If I've...

For me it all depends on how I'm feeling. If I've rested well the night before my departure, I'll push the first leg of the day a lot further than legs later in the day. As I grow more tired or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-02-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,118
Posted By D R
I have a good set of heated gear and haven't...

I have a good set of heated gear and haven't considered the temperature by itself to be the deciding factor. Weather and road conditions factor into my decision to ride or not ride. The coldest I've...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-21-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,583,448
Posted By D R
First let me say I don't consider the encounter...

First let me say I don't consider the encounter to actually be a "stupid question" but given it was a question related to motorcycles, this is probably the best forum for posting. Furthermore, I have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,583,448
Posted By D R
What's a motorcycle? :scratch Could you provide a...

What's a motorcycle? :scratch Could you provide a picture?
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,663
Posted By D R
Mine handles just fine. Corners smoothly,...

Mine handles just fine. Corners smoothly, accelerates great, and stops just fine, even when I have it fully loaded.




I've no trouble here either.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-23-2013, 01:36 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 8,146
Posted By D R
Good advise on braking, however there is an...

Good advise on braking, however there is an additional lesson to be taken from the first incident. If the first rider simply waited behind the stopped traffic, he would still be with us today....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,753
Posted By D R
What you did doesn't sound too different from the...

What you did doesn't sound too different from the way we do Christmas in my house. You bought gifts for yourself, wrapped them and are having others who will then give them to you.

At my house, we...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2013, 12:30 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,279
Posted By D R
With the I-95 HOT Project, they are adding more...

With the I-95 HOT Project, they are adding more entrance and exit lanes for north and south. Woodbridge and Potomac Mills will be in the vicinty of the new ramps.

95 Express Lanes Access Map...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2013, 12:04 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,279
Posted By D R
It's not really an issue of government employees...

It's not really an issue of government employees versus private sector employees. It's more an issue of where you work. Those who use the I-95 corridor who don't want to use paid commuter...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-04-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,075
Posted By D R
Did you tell your girlfriend that?

Did you tell your girlfriend that?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-26-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,317
Posted By D R
Unfortunately it appears to be a fact of life...

Unfortunately it appears to be a fact of life some drivers just view everyone else on the road as an impediment to their own progress moving down the road. These drivers see every other vehicle as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,357
Posted By D R
I don't know what context the phase "you can't...

I don't know what context the phase "you can't react fast enough to get out of the way" was used in when you read it here. That phrase, in the proper context, can also be taken to mean.... there is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,357
Posted By D R
A couple of years ago, I had a similar close...

A couple of years ago, I had a similar close call. I was on the Interstate heading home during evening rush hour traffic. As is frequent for where I live, traffic had slowed to the point of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 27,645
Views: 6,585,237
Posted By D R
Just how big is your garage? :scratch Can...

Just how big is your garage? :scratch

Can more than one person ride in it at the same time?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,179
Posted By D R
I suppose how you pack and carry your camera gear...

I suppose how you pack and carry your camera gear will depend on the motorcycle and how you have it outfitted. I carry my DSLR, along with a point and shoot camera and my GoPro gear, in a padded...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2013, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4,375
Views: 224,744
Posted By D R
Dog attack deaths and maimings, US and Canada,...

Dog attack deaths and maimings, US and Canada, Sept 82 to Dec 12

Chihuahuas made the list and Welsh Corgis didn't? :eek1

I'm insulted!!!

:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,829
Posted By D R
Have you looked at Pelican Cases? I've seen...

Have you looked at Pelican Cases? I've seen plenty of motorcycles with them bolted (using brackets) on to tail racks.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-05-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 96,138
Posted By D R
Everyone should read the book "Dial 911 and...

Everyone should read the book "Dial 911 and Die".
Forum: Face plant 09-26-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,875
Posted By D R
From the article: Now check her cell...

From the article:



Now check her cell phone records.

Personnely, I don't buy her story she saw him and thought she had time to make it. Maybe she did see him, or maybe she didn't and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2013, 12:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 934
Posted By D R
Up until about 10-12 years ago, Buckley AFB was...

Up until about 10-12 years ago, Buckley AFB was an air National Guard Base. Numerous AFSPC missions run out of Peterson AFB (Colorado Springs) started being based out of (then) Buckley ANGB....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,059
Posted By D R
What is your basis for comparing a Kawi ZX6R to a...

What is your basis for comparing a Kawi ZX6R to a Harley?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,753
Posted By D R
My wife and I just last month purchased a Scala...

My wife and I just last month purchased a Scala Rider G9 Powerset. You can synch the headsets to your cell phone via bluetooth. If your phone is capable of voice commands, you can use the headset to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 7,878
Views: 1,583,448
Posted By D R
I stopped to fill up my Jetta TDI one time and...

I stopped to fill up my Jetta TDI one time and when the pump didn't print me a receipt, I went inside to request one for pump #xx. The clerk punched a few keys on his register, looked at the receipt...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 9,310
Posted By D R
On my way to work this evening I had an odd...

On my way to work this evening I had an odd encounter with an unidentified driver in an SUV. Since I was “commuting” at the time it could go under “Commuting…The strange. The Odd… And the FUN”....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2,064
Views: 280,927
Posted By D R
+ 2

+ 2
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,849
Posted By D R
"Life is hard; it's harder if you're stupid." ...

"Life is hard; it's harder if you're stupid."
-- John Wayne --

Glad he survived relatively unscathed.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-15-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 318,632
Posted By D R
http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee114/mwj7777/M...

http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee114/mwj7777/Miscellaneous/IMG_7373e_zps7289db2c.jpg
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