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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 06:23 PM
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Posted By PFFOG
Target fixation, fear to lean and poor braking...

Target fixation, fear to lean and poor braking technique cause most IMHO
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 38,232
Views: 10,132,796
Posted By PFFOG
If you are going for the circus, maybe. If you...

If you are going for the circus, maybe. If you are going for the ride, there are better places, with as many or more curves closer to Del Rio.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2015, 11:46 AM
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Views: 125,747
Posted By PFFOG
Depends on the dictionary, webster has this one ...

Depends on the dictionary, webster has this one

b : behavior that is mediated by reactions below the conscious level
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 42,831
Posted By PFFOG
Really like the A3's, but am running a set of...

Really like the A3's, but am running a set of Tourance Next, like them too. Wear is better on the Tourance Next rear, by about 15%, front wear is about the same as the A3.

The next make the bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 09:14 PM
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Views: 125,747
Posted By PFFOG
NO training wheels on my 3 kids bikes, oldest...

NO training wheels on my 3 kids bikes, oldest taught himself in about 30 minutes. And several studies say training wheels are the worst thing you can do to teach someone to ride a single track...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 07:10 PM
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Views: 125,747
Posted By PFFOG
And to this I say It proves my point. To...

And to this I say It proves my point. To Schwartz, Spencer Mladin et al they were counter steering INTUITIVELY, so much so they did not realize they were doing so!!!!

How do I make this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 06:47 PM
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Views: 125,747
Posted By PFFOG
Absafreekingloutly!!!!

Absafreekingloutly!!!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 09:03 AM
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Views: 125,747
Posted By PFFOG
Put back in full context, and it is. Lets not...

Put back in full context, and it is. Lets not play like Faux News.

My point is knowing and understanding will do NOTHING, when the $hit hit the fan and there is a suprised decreasing radius,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 09:02 AM
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Views: 125,747
Posted By PFFOG
Put back in full context, and it is. My...

Put back in full context, and it is.

My point is knowing and understanding will do NOTHING, when the $hit hit the fan and there is a suprised decreasing radius, Gravel mid corner, a car half in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 08:41 AM
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Views: 125,747
Posted By PFFOG
Not ignorant, in fact I would guess humans...

Not ignorant, in fact I would guess humans de-evoled the balance and reaction skills in recent years. The same complex systems that keep us balanced walking, apply to riding a single track vehicle,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 07:58 AM
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Views: 125,747
Posted By PFFOG
I have done 60+ track days, spend most of my...

I have done 60+ track days, spend most of my street time in the Smokey's, and twisty stuff, wear out my tires on the edges first, ground my rear brake lever to a stub and yet NEVER had to stop and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 05:26 AM
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Views: 125,747
Posted By PFFOG
As evidence from the backwards steering bicycle,...

As evidence from the backwards steering bicycle, thorough understanding and cognizant thought don't either. Like walking, it has to be done without thought, so understanding it is interesting, but...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-19-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 33,877
Views: 1,706,548
Posted By PFFOG
I have used one of these, work really slick! ...

I have used one of these, work really slick!

http://www.amazon.com/Big-Agnes-The-Pumphouse-Multi-use/dp/B001AZ5CKW
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-17-2015, 05:31 PM
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Views: 480,831
Posted By PFFOG
Thanks for the invite................NOT! ...

Thanks for the invite................NOT!





I have got to make a point to stop there some day, is it next to Southern Exposure?:evil
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-16-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 29,691
Views: 1,412,709
Posted By PFFOG
Decreasing radius turns in BOTH directions are a...

Decreasing radius turns in BOTH directions are a specialty of PA. Seems even major roads, when they meet a county line at the crest of a ridge, never got it quite right they always meet at a point!...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 38,232
Views: 10,132,796
Posted By PFFOG
Slow bikes are not the problem, slow...

Slow bikes are not the problem, slow (incompetent) riders are.
Forum: The Garage 05-15-2015, 06:14 AM
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Sticky: Note to self:
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Posted By PFFOG
Note to self, keep your small batteries in a...

Note to self, keep your small batteries in a proper storage container.

Happened this morning: I have a big old wood desk that for years I put my small AA and AAA rechargeable batteries in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,600
Views: 125,747
Posted By PFFOG
Laugh Bet Miley Cyrus, or Beyonce could, heck Nikki...

Bet Miley Cyrus, or Beyonce could, heck Nikki Minaj could probably throw it around like Rossi, with all the junk in her trunk :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 38,232
Views: 10,132,796
Posted By PFFOG
foot out, front wheel turned in, he lost it a...

foot out, front wheel turned in, he lost it a split second earlier, gravity was slow that day.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 1,600
Views: 125,747
Posted By PFFOG
I don't know if this showed up here, interesting ...

I don't know if this showed up here, interesting

http://viewpure.com/MFzDaBzBlL0?ref=bkmk
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10,421
Views: 2,234,333
Posted By PFFOG
Except with water running down one side.

Except with water running down one side.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2015, 04:38 PM
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Posted By PFFOG
Showed a picture I took of one road to a friend,...

Showed a picture I took of one road to a friend, his comment, that isn't a road, it is a creek!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 10,421
Views: 2,234,333
Posted By PFFOG
I was in NC last week, and frequently the roads...

I was in NC last week, and frequently the roads turn to dirt 10 or 15 miles in, as the states and counties don't seem to know anything exists on the other side of their boarders. I was stopped and a...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-11-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,713
Posted By PFFOG
SUCCESS!! I just got back from a trip to the...

SUCCESS!! I just got back from a trip to the Smokey's, and had a chance to test the spoke seal for real, as I had a flat in the middle of nowhere. Bottom line, sealed the valve stem, pumped up the...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-10-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,877
Views: 102,749
Posted By PFFOG
Half chewed popcorn is hard to clean from the...

Half chewed popcorn is hard to clean from the keyboard. :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-10-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 12,733
Posted By PFFOG
Stopped to pay a visit yesterday (Saturday) too,...

Stopped to pay a visit yesterday (Saturday) too, brisk business going, She even has a drive up window! :rofl

Great dogs BTW!
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-08-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,877
Views: 102,749
Posted By PFFOG
Beach Mtn was pretty clean, What you describe...

Beach Mtn was pretty clean, What you describe was exactly what I was seeing, random piles of sand on an otherwise clean road. Hickory nut was similar.

My MO is to try to keep the tires just...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-08-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 9,223
Views: 480,831
Posted By PFFOG
Been in Smokey's for 10 days, got to be home for...

Been in Smokey's for 10 days, got to be home for some brownie points and do Mothers Day Brunch with Family.

Next time
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-08-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,877
Views: 102,749
Posted By PFFOG
I am not going to be there, so I am allowed to...

I am not going to be there, so I am allowed to jinx it:D
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-08-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,877
Views: 102,749
Posted By PFFOG
Been playing in NC for the last week, lots of...

Been playing in NC for the last week, lots of gravel and sand, especially in the N. Slipped on a few patches, but the horse never threw me off.

Riding in from the East to Dennis cove road on...
Forum: The Garage 04-28-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,607
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 361,699
Posted By PFFOG
Neither, maybe stated wrong. When I use straps,...

Neither, maybe stated wrong. When I use straps, I run the strap up and back so both hooks are on the trailer, this means have 2 "legs" to share the load, effectively doubling the "rated" strength of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-28-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5,242
Views: 477,022
Posted By PFFOG
Not sure why, but there is never any road signs...

Not sure why, but there is never any road signs on Hookers Gap:lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-28-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 5,242
Views: 477,022
Posted By PFFOG
I remember it well, I am always in that neck of...

I remember it well, I am always in that neck of the woods the first week of May. I think it was the year before there was some heavy rains that also washed a lot of gravel into the road especially N...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-28-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 5,242
Views: 477,022
Posted By PFFOG
Thanks, I am well aware of it. The advantage of...

Thanks, I am well aware of it. The advantage of the small back roads is little traffic, but that fact also means gravel sits for a long time.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-28-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5,242
Views: 477,022
Posted By PFFOG
I will be playing on those same roads end of the...

I will be playing on those same roads end of the week and next week. Hope the sand and gravel is gone.
Forum: The Garage 04-27-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,607
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 361,699
Posted By PFFOG
I always loop the straps, doubles the strength.

I always loop the straps, doubles the strength.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-27-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9,223
Views: 480,831
Posted By PFFOG
Congrats! NOW the real learning begins, and...

Congrats!

NOW the real learning begins, and NEVER ends. Read, listen, practice, and MOST important ride your own ride.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 04-26-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1,478
Views: 107,007
Posted By PFFOG
I will be doing a bunch of spirited riding, don't...

I will be doing a bunch of spirited riding, don't mind a few bikes joining. Not into 20 bike freight trains though.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-26-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 38,232
Views: 10,132,796
Posted By PFFOG
No hot redhead riding pillion! Legs to short...

No hot redhead riding pillion!

Legs to short to reach the ground:D
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 04-26-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 1,877
Views: 102,749
Posted By PFFOG
If looking for a motel along I81 just E of the...

If looking for a motel along I81 just E of the 77S split is the Fox Mountain motel. Mom and pop, reasonable, clean and well kept. If memory correct $50 range.

Stayed in a few places further N,...
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