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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2015, 11:51 AM
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Posted By palinka
fixed

fixed
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 513,419
Posted By palinka
I also wouldn't want to get nailed for speeding,...

I also wouldn't want to get nailed for speeding, just for playing a game.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-03-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 10,957
Posted By palinka
Any actual clues?

Any actual clues?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,331
Posted By palinka
There are tons of known speed trap towns in CA. ...

There are tons of known speed trap towns in CA.
Big Pine on the way between SoCal and Mammoth Mountain.
King City on the Central Coast.
Redding in NorCal.
Mulholland Hwy in Malibu.
Angeles...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 36,135
Views: 9,415,097
Posted By palinka
How do you like that bike? Any drawbacks, issues?...

How do you like that bike? Any drawbacks, issues?

It's on my short list for my next bike, looking for something sporty that is better suited to touring than my Street Triple.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,302
Posted By palinka
http://i.imgur.com/9T7eR7m.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/9T7eR7m.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,621
Posted By palinka
Yup, I've seen inventories decline with local...

Yup, I've seen inventories decline with local dealers. Places that used to stock a bunch of gear now have a very minimal selection.
Even at the annual motorcycle show, the local shops used to have...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-05-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 10,957
Posted By palinka
Damn it, I should have grabbed this tag...

Damn it, I should have grabbed this tag yesterday. I doubt I'll get a chance to head that way before next weekend.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-31-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 63,362
Posted By palinka
What's the next tag? Bring it south...

What's the next tag?

Bring it south please......
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-17-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 63,362
Posted By palinka
Cool thanks, I never would have figured that out....

Cool thanks, I never would have figured that out.
It's a long way from where I am.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-16-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,028
Views: 63,362
Posted By palinka
Now that you grabbed the tag, care to tell us...

Now that you grabbed the tag, care to tell us where it is?
Forum: Face plant 12-12-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,981
Posted By palinka
Those painted on white lines get really slick...

Those painted on white lines get really slick when it's wet out. The same thing almost happened to me the other day too.

Be careful out there!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 379,887
Posted By palinka
Doesn't matter where you are parked in that...

Doesn't matter where you are parked in that corner. Idiots will find a way.

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-05-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 513,419
Posted By palinka
Was your horn broken?

Was your horn broken?
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 291,920
Posted By palinka
It's doable. Here is a pic of my bike loaded up...

It's doable. Here is a pic of my bike loaded up for a 4 day camping trip, using the Ventura rack.
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d90/pf777/IMG_401929142497668.jpeg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2014, 05:36 PM
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Views: 2,150,812
Posted By palinka
Good to know San Pedro hasn't changed in 30 years.

Good to know San Pedro hasn't changed in 30 years.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 513,419
Posted By palinka
We used to call that the polish roadblock.

We used to call that the polish roadblock.
Forum: Face plant 11-07-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,013
Posted By palinka
I have a similar intersection on my commute, with...

I have a similar intersection on my commute, with two turn lanes. Most people line up in the inside turn lane, so I usually take the outside one.
It's almost inevitable that people from the inside...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3,538
Views: 513,419
Posted By palinka
Yesterday I saw a guy in the carpool lane,...

Yesterday I saw a guy in the carpool lane, swerving all over the lane, not maintaining speed, just terrible driving all around. Mind you this is on the 405 at rush hour, traffic is horrendous.
I as...
Forum: Road warriors 08-03-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 291,920
Posted By palinka
That seams like a steal. Congrats!

That seams like a steal.

Congrats!
Forum: Racing 07-07-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 242,458
Posted By palinka
There should be no gulley there.

There should be no gulley there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 28,826
Posted By palinka
I think it's safe to say those aren't California...

I think it's safe to say those aren't California plates, and those guys weren't speaking Californian either, dude.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 379,887
Posted By palinka
You know motorcycling is dangerous, right? ...

You know motorcycling is dangerous, right?

Let me know if you want me to take your bikes off your hands. I'll store them for you for a nominal fee. It's best for your safety.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 379,887
Posted By palinka
What if the SV rider took out another...

What if the SV rider took out another motorcyclist? Or a car? Would you still place the blame on them?
It doesn't matter what he hit, it's the SV riders fault.
Period.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 36,135
Views: 9,415,097
Posted By palinka
Yes it's the same girl. Same car. Same tatoo...

Yes it's the same girl.
Same car.
Same tatoo too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,676
Posted By palinka
:deal This is the correct explanation, not...

:deal

This is the correct explanation, not that dominant eye bs.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-13-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,613
Posted By palinka
That forest may not be there if the Federal...

That forest may not be there if the Federal Government sells off the land to a developer, oil company or other.
The Adventure Pass is the one tax I didn't mind paying. The annual price works out to...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By palinka
Any recommendations between Santa Barbara and SLO?

Any recommendations between Santa Barbara and SLO?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By palinka
Awesome thanks.

Awesome thanks.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 596
Posted By palinka
Central Coast camping suggestions?

I need to get out of LA this weekend, so we are doing an impromptu bike camping trip this weekend.
Any suggestions for camping spots in the Central Coast area where we can get in without a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10,245
Views: 2,150,812
Posted By palinka
But first lets rev both to 18,000 rpm and see...

But first lets rev both to 18,000 rpm and see what happens :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,826
Posted By palinka
I've tried Catcrap and Blaze. Blaze is next to...

I've tried Catcrap and Blaze.
Blaze is next to useless.
Catcrap was better than Blaze, but doesn't seem much better than regular old dish soap.

Edit: with the exception that dish soap you have...
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,729
Posted By palinka
I am 6'2" and 200 lbs and have no problems doing...

I am 6'2" and 200 lbs and have no problems doing all day rides on my Street Triple R.

For people my size (weight), I do recommend going with the R model for the adjustable suspension. The bike...
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 291,920
Posted By palinka
Watch out for wet leaves on the road everyone....

Watch out for wet leaves on the road everyone. Managed to drop my ST3 this morning.

Frame sliders did their job, so the damage is minimal. I need a new front brake lever and a brake pedal. Any...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 291,920
Posted By palinka
Any issues so far?

Any issues so far?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-23-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 28,826
Posted By palinka
Even the CHP hates loud pipes: - Be...

Even the CHP hates loud pipes:

- Be Respectful --- sharing the road goes both ways.
Don't rely on loud pipes to keep you safe, loud pipes often startle people and poison the attitude of car...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 291,920
Posted By palinka
Here is mine on the way to Laguna Seca last...

Here is mine on the way to Laguna Seca last summer.
I am using the Ventura Rack system.

http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d90/pf777/IMG_401929142497668.jpeg...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-08-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9,097
Views: 657,895
Posted By palinka
I am pretty sure, but I am not a lawyer nor do I...

I am pretty sure, but I am not a lawyer nor do I work for the LA Superior Court system. Also did not stay at a Holiday Inn last night.

:D
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-08-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 9,097
Views: 657,895
Posted By palinka
Sounds like option 1 is what you need. That...

Sounds like option 1 is what you need. That should cover the ticket and the traffic school eligibility fee.
Keep in mind there will still be an additional fee that you'll have to pay to the traffic...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 28,826
Posted By palinka
This! I commute in LA, so I filter every...

This!

I commute in LA, so I filter every damn day. Almost daily I catch up to someone who is filtering at 1-2 mph faster then the rest of traffic. WTF, why even bother filtering at that point. And...
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