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Forum: Face plant 10-28-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,109
Posted By CopaMundial
Wait, you're living in Washington and we're...

Wait, you're living in Washington and we're taking about mixing acetaminophen + ibuprofen?
You have legal access to a far better non-prescription pain killer with less severe side effects for your...
Forum: Face plant 07-31-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,727
Posted By CopaMundial
How many fewer of us would have even been...

How many fewer of us would have even been conceived if everything preventable was prevented?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,044,632
Posted By CopaMundial
Stupid questions people ask you when stopped: ...

Stupid questions people ask you when stopped:

"What is Harley doing?" (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=654986)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,229
Posted By CopaMundial
Another great tip is to fill your hydration...

Another great tip is to fill your hydration bladder (camelback or similar) about 2/3 full and stick it in the freezer overnight. Top it off in the morning and put that on under your jacket or better...
Forum: Americas 06-09-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 565
Posted By CopaMundial
What's the worst that can happen (speaking...

What's the worst that can happen (speaking specifically to the fun vs boredom question)? If you aren't feeling it partway through you can just bail to explore other routes or areas.

West to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,827
Posted By CopaMundial
Perfect time to adjust your chain.

Perfect time to adjust your chain.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 21,674
Posted By CopaMundial
Plus he is armed. Sure to send this entire...

Plus he is armed.
Sure to send this entire thread into the abyss.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 21,674
Posted By CopaMundial
"Is this safe, picture thread" No. It is...

"Is this safe, picture thread"

No. It is not safe, this picture thread.
Forum: Face plant 04-16-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,617
Posted By CopaMundial
Your insurance agent will get a good chuckle out...

Your insurance agent will get a good chuckle out of this one I think.
Forum: Face plant 04-16-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,914
Posted By CopaMundial
Totally agree, cow shit is worse. Just less...

Totally agree, cow shit is worse.
Just less likely to be on the road hereabouts. Around here the cows are all fenced by and large, but the horses are a primary vehicle (and they seem to favor the...
Forum: Face plant 04-15-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 630,828
Posted By CopaMundial
A little worried that we've gone so long without...

A little worried that we've gone so long without an update.
Has anyone been in touch with Dale or his family at all?
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 47,775
Posted By CopaMundial
Wow, some of the most amazing photos in that...

Wow, some of the most amazing photos in that article.

http://news.bbcimg.co.uk/media/images/74151000/jpg/_74151935_84.jpg


Now if they can just figure a way to strap a jerry can to that eagle...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,155
Posted By CopaMundial
But what if they didn't really cross the line,...

But what if they didn't really cross the line, but were rather just leaning over the line?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,044,632
Posted By CopaMundial
Stupid questions people ask you when stopped: ...

Stupid questions people ask you when stopped:

"Is that Killboy's wife?"
Forum: Face plant 04-14-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,914
Posted By CopaMundial
Or horse sh!t. Common enough road hazard on...

Or horse sh!t.
Common enough road hazard on quaint country roads in and around Amish country.

To the OP: Were those Motoport pants you were wearing? I'm surprised to see the abrasion on your...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 47,775
Posted By CopaMundial
Lol, not sure any of us saw that one coming.

Lol, not sure any of us saw that one coming.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,907
Posted By CopaMundial
:roflDo you really think you have the ability to...

:roflDo you really think you have the ability to control what part of your body hits the ground in a motorcycle wreck?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,906
Posted By CopaMundial
Might help people take more notice, but don't...

Might help people take more notice, but don't count on it. You still have to ride as if they don't see you.

Cops might give you a bit more of a break, assuming you're a careful / adult rider...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,584
Posted By CopaMundial
A thread like this is going to be nothing but...

A thread like this is going to be nothing but assumptions and internet opinions obviously.
I don't think anyone really says that ABS is a bad thing, with the exception of non-paved surfaces. So...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,907
Posted By CopaMundial
Where is the pain, as in which portion of your...

Where is the pain, as in which portion of your wrist?
Back of the wrist, underside of the wrist, or outside surface(s)?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,135
Posted By CopaMundial
Widely discussed here: ...

Widely discussed here:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=967005
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-11-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,515
Posted By CopaMundial
Living in PA I totally ignore the sign. Reason...

Living in PA I totally ignore the sign.
Reason being is there are plenty of places with worse curves and no sign at all. I feel better if I just evaluate the situation and only ride to what I can...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,028
Posted By CopaMundial
I'll add that to my already long list of reasons...

I'll add that to my already long list of reasons why I should get myself an Asian girlfriend. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,701
Posted By CopaMundial
If you have a KLR just leave the kickstand up,...

If you have a KLR just leave the kickstand up, get off and kick the bike over. The weight of it laying flat will trip the sensor.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,854
Posted By CopaMundial
In the slow mo you can really see how much the...

In the slow mo you can really see how much the fairing jerks to the right (indicating that the rear wheel was trying to pass you on the left). You attempt to steer left to keep your line, but that...
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 78,053
Posted By CopaMundial
Just a note to brighten your spirits. ...

Just a note to brighten your spirits.

Remember this post from Senegal 3/17:



Someone, somewhere, was watching out for you guys.
Guinea is struggling with an Ebola outbreak...
Forum: Face plant 04-06-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 111,374
Posted By CopaMundial
Great update. Have you considered a tandem...

Great update.

Have you considered a tandem bike?
That might allow you to push yourself just that little bit farther each time.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-05-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,602
Posted By CopaMundial
Just have her sit on front, facing you. Then it...

Just have her sit on front, facing you.
Then it doesn't matter how much luggage you have on the back.


*pants optional for this maneuver of course.
Forum: Thumpers 04-05-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 13,116
Posted By CopaMundial
Brakes, Carbs, suspension, yeah yeah... forget...

Brakes, Carbs, suspension, yeah yeah... forget all that stuff.
Just put a K&N Filter on it, Amsoil, and Dynabeads. Could have wooden wheels and you'll still sell a ton of them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,019
Posted By CopaMundial
The OP is looking at this entirely wrong. ...

The OP is looking at this entirely wrong.



WTF is 'too' Stormtrooper?
Full on Stormtrooper is still not 'too' Stormtrooper.
Get rid of her and find a new wife who is a Star Wars fan.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,415
Posted By CopaMundial
+1. Except for the "Hi" part.

+1. Except for the "Hi" part.
Forum: Face plant 03-31-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,656
Posted By CopaMundial
Oh, ok in that case yes I think they're an...

Oh, ok in that case yes I think they're an excellent option. Go for it.


Why even ask the question if you're only willing to accept one answer?
I do know what you're talking about, and IMO they...
Forum: Face plant 03-31-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,656
Posted By CopaMundial
Reinventing the wheel there. Plenty of good eye...

Reinventing the wheel there.
Plenty of good eye protection available so there is no reason to ask yourself "Hey, I wonder if this neat idea will work in that one moment when my sight is on the line"
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,992
Posted By CopaMundial
Did he have time to avoid that? Absolutely. He...

Did he have time to avoid that? Absolutely.
He didn't need to overtake that van. He could have slowed down and staybe behind the van, or overtaken them in the left lane (rather than on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 35,653
Views: 9,022,970
Posted By CopaMundial
Oh dear, this could get messy. My opinion I...

Oh dear, this could get messy.

My opinion I consider that a gear fail.
Here is my take on motorcycle gear. Don't think about what you need on the bike. Picture yourself in your motorcycle gear,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,961
Posted By CopaMundial
I wear all of that minus the neck brace (I...

I wear all of that minus the neck brace
(I also wear knee braces, Astrisks, because it's better to prevent an knee injury than to recover from one).
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,492
Posted By CopaMundial
Fill your camelback bladder halfway and stick it...

Fill your camelback bladder halfway and stick it in the freezer overnight. When you're ready to ride, fill it the rest of the way with water. Makes the water much nicer to drink, keeps funk from...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,961
Posted By CopaMundial
Boots. Real ones. Also, if you plan to wear...

Boots. Real ones.

Also, if you plan to wear your street helmet offroad you will get hot (when moving slow and working hard offroad) you will at least need some glasses to protect your eyes when...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,522
Posted By CopaMundial
My advice in that case is to look strictly for...

My advice in that case is to look strictly for armor and abrasion resistance. Then carry a separate set of packable rain gear to put over top. If it's going to rain you will almost always know it's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,522
Posted By CopaMundial
If you're still making payments on your GSA then...

If you're still making payments on your GSA then you're stuck with it IMO.
I just think you would lose too much money on the deal if you try to get out of it.

So my advice would be to examine...
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