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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-14-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 22,233
Posted By Wraith Rider
Automatic transmission is in no way related to...

Automatic transmission is in no way related to power as well as skill is in no way related to fun.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-14-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 22,233
Posted By Wraith Rider
Ah, I see. You have to know, there is no...

Ah, I see. You have to know, there is no comparable bike, so yes, she is the fastest of her type.




Nope, as usual he's talking bullshit. The VFR has 173hp.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-14-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 22,233
Posted By Wraith Rider
You can read it in my profile and as I said, for...

You can read it in my profile and as I said, for me she's fast but the demi-god slow-bike racers might object.



Why should I care?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-14-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,590
Posted By Wraith Rider
Scooter tyres you have, eh?

Scooter tyres you have, eh?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-14-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,940
Posted By Wraith Rider
Come on, you only say this to hide that you know...

Come on, you only say this to hide that you know nothing of gingers, math or souls.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-14-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 22,233
Posted By Wraith Rider
Now what? Using the 1st gear IS picking the right...

Now what? Using the 1st gear IS picking the right gear.
And who talked about using no more than 1/2 throttle or having another 150hp one can not use or drag racing or not tossing around the big...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-14-2015, 03:13 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 22,233
Posted By Wraith Rider
But... but... but... the god like fast guys on...

But... but... but... the god like fast guys on their slow bikes just told me the fellow slow rider on the fast bike didn't enjoy his ride! Now I'm confused!
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-14-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 22,233
Posted By Wraith Rider
@tkent02 What actually is your problem? ...

@tkent02
What actually is your problem?

@PJay
I don't know if I'm considered being able to ride any bike slow or fast. I only know I did slide my 125ccm over both wheels because I overdid it...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-13-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,475
Posted By Wraith Rider
I'll always listen to any chef, even the ones not...

I'll always listen to any chef, even the ones not considered good, who tell otherwise IF they provide an explanation.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-13-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,940
Posted By Wraith Rider
That could be the character trait coincidence I...

That could be the character trait coincidence I mentioned.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-13-2015, 10:40 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 22,233
Posted By Wraith Rider
@klaviator I understand very well that you...

@klaviator
I understand very well that you think you can judge other riders from taking a short look at them.
However, with the knowledge that most guys can't even rightly evaluate themselves, or...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-13-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,475
Posted By Wraith Rider
That's not what you said. You said: ...

That's not what you said. You said:



OK, you now admit your original statement was bullshit. Fine.
Your new statement is... well, it's not essentially wrong, but it's missleading.
Right is,...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-13-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,940
Posted By Wraith Rider
@PJay Follow your heart when making the list in...

@PJay
Follow your heart when making the list in the first place.
The heart decides what we like, but the brain is capable of lining out why the heart feels that way. (Body height, length and color...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-13-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,940
Posted By Wraith Rider
The test ride won't give you all of thhat...

The test ride won't give you all of thhat information either, not even felt, it's simplly too much. On the other hand stock bikes aren't customized enough for that to matter.
As I said earlier, with...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-13-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,475
Posted By Wraith Rider
Lean can as well be expressed as an percantage as...

Lean can as well be expressed as an percantage as as an angle. Actually street signs do use percentages to express longitudinal lean.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-13-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 22,233
Posted By Wraith Rider
That's why I restrict what I'm talking about to...

That's why I restrict what I'm talking about to paved public roads. Of course there are other occasions where smaller indeed is better.



You can as well get a fast bike that's electronically...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-13-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,475
Posted By Wraith Rider
And you think it's easier to correct your line...

And you think it's easier to correct your line hanging off with hard parts about to scrape?
I at least have some margin left to correct lines and more important to brake.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-12-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,940
Posted By Wraith Rider
Seems I didn't make myself clear there. It's...

Seems I didn't make myself clear there.
It's not if I was thinking about what a girl should bring with her to appeal to me.
It's about observing what appeals to me in a girl and after that to write...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-12-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 22,233
Posted By Wraith Rider
In the morning I take the highway (Autobahn) so I...

In the morning I take the highway (Autobahn) so I can sleep longer, in the afternoon because it has the safest turn to evaluate my maximum lean angle - talking about my bike as well as my ATV (leans...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-12-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,940
Posted By Wraith Rider
@AKjeff It's about 20...25 minutes to ride to...

@AKjeff
It's about 20...25 minutes to ride to my Honda dealer and the same time to ride back home. I have to talk to him and determine which bike I can take for a ride at which time. I'd have to do...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-12-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,475
Posted By Wraith Rider
Seems I have to remind you of your own silly...

Seems I have to remind you of your own silly words:
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-12-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,475
Posted By Wraith Rider
Nice for you, but not everyone want's to use his...

Nice for you, but not everyone want's to use his knees that way and for those your advice not to go fast at all is silly. Even more your advice to stress the tyres more at the same lean angle of the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-12-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,940
Posted By Wraith Rider
We have been told it all the time. It's not going...

We have been told it all the time. It's not going to be our job to calculate things or to invent fancy formulas, but to choose the right numbers to put practice into theory and make these fancy...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-12-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,475
Posted By Wraith Rider
Problem is, if I'm on a CBR650F for example, or a...

Problem is, if I'm on a CBR650F for example, or a CBR250, she just goes slower than my VFR1200. She's slower on the straights and I am slower with her in the turns. She's not feeling fast, she's only...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-12-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 22,233
Posted By Wraith Rider
In general it's about the rider, not the bike, if...

In general it's about the rider, not the bike, if you can hold cornering speed. Of course the bike influences that, but that's not about weight and not even about wheelbase, it's about suspension...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-12-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 15,971
Posted By Wraith Rider
As mentioned earlier, what about 280kg automatic...

As mentioned earlier, what about 280kg automatic street bikes? (You know, the ones you can't have fun with on small paved roads.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rwZ-vS7b44
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-12-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,940
Posted By Wraith Rider
@dwizum Luckily, I learned at university what...

@dwizum
Luckily, I learned at university what numbers I have to pick to get an impression of how the bike will make me feel.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-12-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,304
Posted By Wraith Rider
Usually on my feet as well. If I decide to go...

Usually on my feet as well.
If I decide to go barefoot I either leave them home or just standing beside my bike or hanging on my bike if I'm going only a few hundred meters later that day and don't...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-11-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,475
Posted By Wraith Rider
No really I do and you have no clue. ...

No really I do and you have no clue.



See, if you had explained in the first place that you do such silly things, your statements would have been much more understandable.



Actually, if...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-11-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,475
Posted By Wraith Rider
I understand very well, but in my opinion you're...

I understand very well, but in my opinion you're just plain wrong. Completely.
However, I wanted to give you the chance to explain yourself.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-11-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 22,233
Posted By Wraith Rider
Then we could have closed the thread after the...

Then we could have closed the thread after the first post.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-11-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,475
Posted By Wraith Rider
I on the other hand am often leaning senselessly...

I on the other hand am often leaning senselessly further than my bike. It would be better to try keeping my body more upright and use the tyres more evenly.



Please explain why you think that...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-11-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,153
Posted By Wraith Rider
Come one, whatever the NC is, a big, fast bike...

Come one, whatever the NC is, a big, fast bike she's surely not.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-10-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,475
Posted By Wraith Rider
I wouldn't call it sucking body position if...

I wouldn't call it sucking body position if someone doesn't like to hang-off.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-10-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,475
Posted By Wraith Rider
When my peg touches the (dry, clean, warm, even)...

When my peg touches the (dry, clean, warm, even) ground that's a sure sign for me it's enough. Of course my bike could still go faster, but the designers had reasons to build some safety margin in.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-10-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,153
Posted By Wraith Rider
Of course she's a small bike. Not exceptionally...

Of course she's a small bike. Not exceptionally weight optimised like sport bikes but definitely a small bike.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-09-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,002
Posted By Wraith Rider
Professional training is mandatory here, but I...

Professional training is mandatory here, but I gave my sister (ten years younger) her first lesson when she was 16.
First I told her about the risks of riding, showed her some examples what can...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-09-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,940
Posted By Wraith Rider
How do you choose a new bike?

In many threads bikes are compared and often enough the comparison is between big displacement sport bikes and small displacement dual sports. That takes me wonder a bit.

When you buy a bike, how...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-09-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,153
Posted By Wraith Rider
The NC is a small, cheap bike itself and even my...

The NC is a small, cheap bike itself and even my VFR has only a 18.5l tank so your logic is a bit flawed.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-08-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 22,233
Posted By Wraith Rider
Markranstädt, if you want to know it precisely. ...

Markranstädt, if you want to know it precisely.



First of, big trucks can be big fun:
http://youtu.be/w-_k97mrXjs

I'm not sure if this is considered a slow or fast vehicle but I think it's...
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