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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 1,738,506
Posted By Conedodger
I crossed the border from Canada into the US with...

I crossed the border from Canada into the US with a 12-pack of Molson Brador strapped to the seat. Customs agent asked if I had anything to declare...I reached back and waved my hands in front of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 1,738,506
Posted By Conedodger
Used to bring home groceries on the motorcycle...

Used to bring home groceries on the motorcycle all the time. Constantly had people stop and watch me load 'em on the bike. I could carry a weeks worth on the pillion under a bungie net. Never did...
Forum: Racing 07-25-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,705
Posted By Conedodger
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Racing 07-24-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,705
Posted By Conedodger
For those that have done this before: What's...

For those that have done this before:

What's a typical day?

What is expected of a noob while on station?

What do you do between sessions?
Forum: Racing 07-24-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,705
Posted By Conedodger
9B for me. :thumb

9B for me. :thumb
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,141
Posted By Conedodger
Been doing this with dish soap for years. Works...

Been doing this with dish soap for years. Works great. I'll occasionally add a coat of wax.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 11,075
Posted By Conedodger
I've always been polite and honest when pulled...

I've always been polite and honest when pulled over. When asked why I was pulled over, I admit that "I was going a little faster than I should have been." More than half the time, I don't get a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 695
Posted By Conedodger
I ride a VFR800. I get numb hands if I put any...

I ride a VFR800. I get numb hands if I put any weight on them. I have learned to use my core muscles and knees to support my body, leaving almost no weight on my hands. This has pretty much cured...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-12-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,409
Posted By Conedodger
Perfect! I do the same. Well, mostly, I don't...

Perfect! I do the same. Well, mostly, I don't wave to the scooters and mopeds unless they wave first.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,642
Posted By Conedodger
Dark shield 90% of the time. I keep a pair of...

Dark shield 90% of the time. I keep a pair of sunglasses and a pair of clear safety glasses in my top box. Sunglasses for the hot days when I want to run with the shield open. Clear glasses for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,716
Posted By Conedodger
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 31,144
Views: 7,547,264
Posted By Conedodger
Air holes are interesting. Grinding hard parts...

Air holes are interesting. Grinding hard parts while wearing shorts? More interesting.
Forum: Racing 07-08-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,705
Posted By Conedodger
Just received an e-mail update with a training...

Just received an e-mail update with a training video and some details.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,525
Posted By Conedodger
I've done it once. Several phone calls with the...

I've done it once. Several phone calls with the seller. Requested and received photos of specific things. Bike was still under warranty, which gave some peace of mind. Googled the seller and...
Forum: Racing 07-07-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,705
Posted By Conedodger
Bumping for the same reason. Haven't heard...

Bumping for the same reason. Haven't heard anything since I turned in the paper work.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-05-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 31,144
Views: 7,547,264
Posted By Conedodger
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 1,738,506
Posted By Conedodger
I'm American, and I find that...

I'm American, and I find that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By Conedodger
I average a ticket every 5-7 years. Never had...

I average a ticket every 5-7 years. Never had more than one on my record at a time. Insurance has never been impacted by it. The DMV doesn't send the info to the insurance company, it is up to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,593
Posted By Conedodger
Beats my drive. I take a left out of my...

Beats my drive. I take a left out of my driveway, a right on to the main road and, after about a dozen traffic lights and 16 miles, I take a right in to the parking lot at work. :(:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 1,738,506
Posted By Conedodger
I laugh when it rains and I have to work my way...

I laugh when it rains and I have to work my way through all my coworkers standing under the awning waiting for it to let up so they can make the mad dash to their cars after work. I bet they are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 324,907
Posted By Conedodger
Had a similar experience the other day. Was in...

Had a similar experience the other day. Was in the left of two lanes turning right. The car in the right lane cut into my lane while making the turn and gave me a "where the hell did you come...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 324,907
Posted By Conedodger
:flip

:flip
Forum: Face plant 04-18-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,393
Posted By Conedodger
My buddies wife did this a few years ago. Their...

My buddies wife did this a few years ago. Their young daughter was on the back of the bike. She is still haunted by it. Probably because he won't let her forget it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,718
Posted By Conedodger
That would be my wife. I enjoyed our time there...

That would be my wife. I enjoyed our time there 'though! :D
Forum: Racing 04-05-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,705
Posted By Conedodger
Got my packet in the mail today...already filled...

Got my packet in the mail today...already filled out the forms and sent it back! :clap
Forum: Racing 03-27-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,705
Posted By Conedodger
I sent her another note and she responded with...

I sent her another note and she responded with the link, so I think I'm good now. Thanks.
Forum: Racing 03-27-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,705
Posted By Conedodger
I never even got the link to the form.

I never even got the link to the form.
Forum: Racing 03-26-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,705
Posted By Conedodger
Never got a reply.

Never got a reply.
Forum: Racing 03-21-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,705
Posted By Conedodger
Considering this. Sent Sandy an e-mail.

Considering this. Sent Sandy an e-mail.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 1,738,506
Posted By Conedodger
I had a refreshing encounter with the owner of a...

I had a refreshing encounter with the owner of a BMW/MV Agusta dealership while leaving a bike show on my VFR last summer. I was in line to leave the parking lot and he strolled over and said: "I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,195
Posted By Conedodger
The only time someone lifted the cover on one of...

The only time someone lifted the cover on one of my bikes....they stole the cover! :ddog
Forum: Racing 02-11-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3,334
Views: 274,778
Posted By Conedodger
Colin tells it like it is! :clap ...

Colin tells it like it is! :clap

http://img.speedweek.com/img/88127db51f734cceaf4e6b44d041dbd5/750/500/Altgedient_Edwards_Face_Zunge_skjpg.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,858
Posted By Conedodger
I bought my wife an in-ground pool 15 years ago. ...

I bought my wife an in-ground pool 15 years ago. She doesn't complain much anymore. She has the nieces over to swim while I go out and play. :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,925
Posted By Conedodger
Happened to me once with my ST1100. I stayed in...

Happened to me once with my ST1100. I stayed in the gas and rode it out. Mine could have easily turned into a low side, but I would prefer that over a high side.
Forum: Face plant 12-18-2013, 07:41 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 34,359
Posted By Conedodger
Trevor seems to be someone I'd like to meet. ...

Trevor seems to be someone I'd like to meet. Bought the shirt to help the cause.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-18-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,396
Posted By Conedodger
New York checks the following: Tire...

New York checks the following:

Tire condition
Brake pad condition
Lights/reflectors
Horn
Mirror
Steering bearings
Handle bar height
Fork seals
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,273
Posted By Conedodger
Exactly! I purchased a two year old vehicle...

Exactly!

I purchased a two year old vehicle from a dealer. They were pushing hard to sell me a warranty, going so far as to say I was driving off the lot with no coverage. The car in question...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2013, 05:15 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,273
Posted By Conedodger
I agree with the last 3 posters. My wife and I...

I agree with the last 3 posters. My wife and I have purchased 8 new vehicles in our lifetime. Only one had an issue that would have been covered under an extended warranty, and the repair was only...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,748
Posted By Conedodger
My first bike was an '85 Nighthawk S. Liked it...

My first bike was an '85 Nighthawk S. Liked it so much, I owned 3 of them over a 16 year period. Wish I had kept one. (Ignore the cage. Wish I still had that too!)
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8,647
Views: 1,738,506
Posted By Conedodger
My question would have been "what's a gas vapor...

My question would have been "what's a gas vapor recovery boot?" :D
We don't have 'em in NY.
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