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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 56,175
Posted By MotoErik
That's where we get the"retro" in...

That's where we get the"retro" in retroreflective. The reflection bounces back to the source of light. ...in theory. If it works, & if the cager has their lights on,
You shou ld light up like the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 56,175
Posted By MotoErik
Physics is not your friend:...

Physics is not your friend: http://www.badastronomy.com/mad/1998/light_forever.html

I'm very glad I'm retired, and don't have to deal with that crap any more. Sorry that you do.
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 156,689
Posted By MotoErik
Laugh Your windscreen mount is on upside-down. I'm...

Your windscreen mount is on upside-down. I'm sure you have already fixed it, & that it was the PO's fault, but it made me giggle!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 56,175
Posted By MotoErik
Wicked All Europeans are the same....

All Europeans are the same....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-19-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,375
Posted By MotoErik
Question What app do you use? That sounds freaking...

What app do you use? That sounds freaking awesome...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 56,175
Posted By MotoErik
The Green Knights have 100 chapters worldwide...

The Green Knights have 100 chapters worldwide these days ( I helped form chapter 22). Riders taking care of riders seems to be the best solution to the difficult problem. I'm pretty glad I retired...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 56,175
Posted By MotoErik
What a shame... Is the chain of command...

What a shame...

Is the chain of command talking about mandatory remedial car training?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-19-2011, 01:14 AM
Replies: 2,213
Views: 501,146
Posted By MotoErik
In the Dolomites, one fine summer day. ...

In the Dolomites, one fine summer day.

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m97/MotoErik/BMW%20R1150RT/Picture219.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-07-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 156,689
Posted By MotoErik
Too kewl! What software didja use?

Too kewl! What software didja use?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,082
Posted By MotoErik
Or, perchance, I applied that same concept to...

Or, perchance, I applied that same concept to your writing.



I don't. At least, I hope you didn't. When I said that you "did something dumb", I was referring t you admitting that you were...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,082
Posted By MotoErik
Bluhduh If you're looking for wrong-side-drive books, try...

If you're looking for wrong-side-drive books, try Motorcycle ROADCRAFT (http://www.amazon.com/Motorcycle-Roadcraft-Police-Riders-Motorcycling/dp/011341143X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1304260901&sr=8-1). ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-01-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,082
Posted By MotoErik
That's OK little buddy, just stick with it! ...

That's OK little buddy, just stick with it! After time, you'll be able to pick out relevence & context from passages, as if it were second nature. If you continue to have problems, I understand...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,082
Posted By MotoErik
Which book, which section? I just pulled PM & MPM...

Which book, which section? I just pulled PM & MPM off the shelf, and wasted 2 minutes browsing... Didn't find what you were referring to though.

More importantly though- how did that deer taste?...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,384
Posted By MotoErik
+1 on almost all of the advice given, with the...

+1 on almost all of the advice given, with the notable exception of pissing on your feet...

My solution included:
-Heel cups...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-07-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 212,807
Posted By MotoErik
Where is Grossglockner?

Where is Grossglockner? Above those clouds, somewhere...

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m97/MotoErik/BMW%20R1150RT/Grossglockner/P1010381.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-03-2010, 05:04 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 212,807
Posted By MotoErik
Wink http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m97/MotoErik/ML...

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m97/MotoErik/MLCMT/Trippin2815.jpg

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m97/MotoErik/MLCMT/Trippin2816.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 50,208
Posted By MotoErik
Laugh :lurk

:lurk
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-13-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6,987
Views: 2,342,224
Posted By MotoErik
I have one of those too! I took it on my way...

I have one of those too! I took it on my way through Slovenia to Croatia
http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m97/MotoErik/BMW%20R1150RT/P1010256.jpg


Where I stayed at...Camping *what*? ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-12-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,231
Views: 421,583
Posted By MotoErik
Eh? Get on yer bike & ride!

I saw this in a little podunk town in northern Sweden.

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m97/MotoErik/MLCMT/Trippin2276.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2010, 04:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,553
Posted By MotoErik
Cry Day 22

Day 22

Day 22. I plan on being home tonight, seeing my family & sleeping in my bed!

I start off by popping in to Lichtenstein.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2010, 04:47 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,553
Posted By MotoErik
Pissed Day 21

Day 21

I decided to start the day by fighting with my GPS. I insisted that it was possible to go through Switzerland without using the autobahn. My GPS insisted that it would take at least 4...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2010, 04:45 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,553
Posted By MotoErik
Puke Day 20

Day 20

Day 20 started as slowly as Day 19 had been. "One cup of coffee" with a good friend took about 3 hours... ;-D

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m97/MotoErik/MLCMT/Trippin2941.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2010, 04:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,553
Posted By MotoErik
Eek Days 18 & 19

Day 18 and 19

Rain, sun. Sun, rain. Repeat....

I had a patch of sun right next to the tent, so I spread my kit out to dry while I used the showers. Of course, more rain came before I could...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2010, 04:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,553
Posted By MotoErik
Eh? Day 17

Again, apologies for the gap. It has been more than a year now since my journey was complete, and I still haven't finished typing this report.... :dunno Oh well. I'm currently stuck in dusty...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2010, 12:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,423
Posted By MotoErik
http://smf.org/articles/mcomp2.html This...

http://smf.org/articles/mcomp2.html

This article on the Snell site shows charts comparing the old Snell standard (M2005) vs. DOT vs. BSI vs. ECE 22.05

The bottom line is, ECE ~=~ DOT. They...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,553
Posted By MotoErik
Day 16 I remember talking to a friend before...

Day 16

I remember talking to a friend before I left, and telling them "I don't care if it rains on me all day, every day, I'm still gonna have fun!". I woke up this morning to more fun...
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2010, 07:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,553
Posted By MotoErik
Day 15 In the morning, there was a little...

Day 15

In the morning, there was a little fresh snow on the peak.

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m97/MotoErik/MLCMT/Trippin2643.jpg

On the way out, I found the remanants of the rally by...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2010, 04:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,553
Posted By MotoErik
Thumb Day 14 I'm headed to Trollstigen today,...

Day 14

I'm headed to Trollstigen today, shooting to eat lunch on the top. The day starts out with another "shortcut" across the dirt roads- I'm having the time of my life!
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2010, 04:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,553
Posted By MotoErik
I'm getting!

I'm getting!
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,553
Posted By MotoErik
Day 13 Today started with much whining- the...

Day 13

Today started with much whining- the showers at the campground needed 10 NOK coins to get hot water, and I swear the showerhead had icicles on it. I've already been operating on relaxed...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,553
Posted By MotoErik
Day 12 The weather is still holding in the...

Day 12

The weather is still holding in the "perfect" category, and the scenery is breathtaking!

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m97/MotoErik/MLCMT/Trippin2290.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2010, 08:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,553
Posted By MotoErik
Wicked Let me start out by apologizing for the gap in...

Let me start out by apologizing for the gap in this report. I suck. No worries though, the story has probably improved with time, and I swear that I remember everything like it happened yesterday....
Forum: Trip Planning 02-12-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,042
Posted By MotoErik
Laugh What bad advice, unless you're afflicted by...

What bad advice, unless you're afflicted by severe OCD. :topes

+1 on the "whatever works for you". I utilize the "wing it" approach, using broad guidelines on direction like: "I think I'll ride...
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2009, 08:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,553
Posted By MotoErik
Well, no it didn't. To the best of my knowledge,...

Well, no it didn't. To the best of my knowledge, I did make it back home.

My apologies for leaving this dangling, but I moved from Italy to Germany, and am trying to get used to the new job, find...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-26-2009, 01:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,182
Posted By MotoErik
+1 :thumb

+1
:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2009, 04:55 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,553
Posted By MotoErik
Oh yeah, there's a picture of me next to his bike...

Oh yeah, there's a picture of me next to his bike on his page here (http://eastproject.jimdo.com/reisetagebuch/), scroll down to "08.08.2009 Tromsö".
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2009, 04:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,553
Posted By MotoErik
Day 10 The day starts out shrouded in a...

Day 10

The day starts out shrouded in a light mist- cloudy and gloomy. The thermometer says it's 15C- I'm acclimating myself (which is the nice way of saying "freezing my tender bits off") even...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2009, 01:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,553
Posted By MotoErik
Day 9 Day 9 kicked off with a wonderful romp...

Day 9

Day 9 kicked off with a wonderful romp through the Finnish countryside. It is a beautiful, beautiful, beautiful, beautiful morning!
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2009, 12:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,553
Posted By MotoErik
Day 8 I awoke to the gentle pitter-patter of...

Day 8

I awoke to the gentle pitter-patter of rain drops. On my face. This is the point in my life that I remind myself to remember the rain fly on the top of the tent, no matter how nice it is...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2009, 12:23 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 8,553
Posted By MotoErik
Day 7 The day started off with clear skies,...

Day 7

The day started off with clear skies, but cool and windy. I headed up towards Stockholm on the back roads.

http://i102.photobucket.com/albums/m97/MotoErik/MLCMT/Trippin2077.jpg
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