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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 10:31 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,063
Posted By Pecha72
" As I said, lots of carbed bikes did the same...

" As I said, lots of carbed bikes did the same stuff he has done. Did he only become an adventure rider after EFI? I kind of doubt it.
"

He did for example China to Eu on a (carburated) Transalp...
Forum: Racing Today, 03:48 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By Pecha72
After 5 races, only one rider has been on the...

After 5 races, only one rider has been on the podium every time. Happens to be the most experienced rider of them all, too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 03:26 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,063
Posted By Pecha72
I do find it amusing, that some still think, that...

I do find it amusing, that some still think, that carbs can get near FI as far as optimizing fuelling, and fuel economy are concerned. or maybe the term “FI” is itself a bit misleading – we should...
Forum: Racing Today, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By Pecha72
He´s had two perfect race weekends in a row....

He´s had two perfect race weekends in a row. First three races this year were not so good for him. Not sure if I´d handle him the trophy already.

And I see another problem, that is his “way” of...
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 10:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 872
Posted By Pecha72
This place is Holy Land for Rossi, and he has not...

This place is Holy Land for Rossi, and he has not had great success there lately, now he has a chance, and will absolutely give 110% this weekend. But JLo also does have a very good record here, and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 01:19 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,063
Posted By Pecha72
Actually THAT is where a lot of resistance comes...

Actually THAT is where a lot of resistance comes from. Service shops, that are much more familiar with carbs, who get a newer bike with some problems, and start throwing in new coils, sensors, ECU´s...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 01:08 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,063
Posted By Pecha72
Yes. And if there was a better bike and it had...

Yes. And if there was a better bike and it had points ignition and carbide lamp, he´d probably be riding that too...

Was a funny way to interpret what he wrote, though (if you read it, that is)......
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By Pecha72
oh, am I that poor?? But you´re right, I did not...

oh, am I that poor?? But you´re right, I did not have millions.... :lol3

To me, it seemed like a breeze compared to India, for example. But yes, making a race happen there is something that I do...
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 03:36 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By Pecha72
" These, I should add, are stories from team...

" These, I should add, are stories from team members who where at Sentul when they raced there in the '90s. "

I was there in 2008, and it seems like they'd understood to not mess with tourists,...
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By Pecha72
India is a different ballgame... spent about 10...

India is a different ballgame... spent about 10 days in Chennai to get my bike on a plane to Bangkok. That WAS bad - their love for bureaucracy trounces all!! Indo is not easy either, but it was...
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 02:25 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By Pecha72
well I´ve once brought my MC from Malaysia to...

well I´ve once brought my MC from Malaysia to Indonesia, and ridden through Sumatra, Java and Bali, and then transported it to Australia. I know there is corruption, and also heard many, many bad...
Forum: Racing 05-25-2015, 11:44 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By Pecha72
well I´m no expert, but Indonesia certainly does...

well I´m no expert, but Indonesia certainly does seem to have a bit of interest in MotoGP.
Forum: Racing 05-25-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By Pecha72
Ok, you want spectators? In that case, why not...

Ok, you want spectators? In that case, why not replace one of four Spanish rounds with one round held in Java, Indonesia (Sentul circuit possibly) – that small island happens to be one of the most...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,063
Posted By Pecha72
“Fear of FI” is a good thread title right here....

“Fear of FI” is a good thread title right here. In many ways, this reminds me of all ABS/TC train wrec... sorry, threads, where you also have the old guard vehemently defending their position, that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2015, 04:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By Pecha72
That is the nightmare scenario right there. The...

That is the nightmare scenario right there. The car in front just barely manages to avoid the oncoming vehicle. And your next. Actually a biker was killed here like this not so long ago, it happened...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-25-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,063
Posted By Pecha72
I think this guy has probably taken bikes further...

I think this guy has probably taken bikes further away from the nearest trail head, than the rest of us combined:

http://www.sibirskyextreme.com/about-x/

“The Sibirsky Extreme website covers a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,063
Posted By Pecha72
Oh, but The Internet World® is. It is either 1 or...

Oh, but The Internet World® is. It is either 1 or 0 ... OR white/black, whichever way you prefer. But the important thing is there is NOTHING in between :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-24-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,063
Posted By Pecha72
Oh. I used to have that problem on all my carb´d...

Oh. I used to have that problem on all my carb´d bikes, and it was gone the day I got my first FI bike. Just one of the reasons to never look back for me.
Forum: Trip Planning 05-24-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Pecha72
Never shipped out of Vladivostok myself.. and I...

Never shipped out of Vladivostok myself.. and I dunno why, but it always seems to be damn expensive from there. I´d probably look at shipping by air from South Korea.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,233
Posted By Pecha72
no two back problems are ever exactly the same....

no two back problems are ever exactly the same. Forward leaning position on street bikes causes problems for many, but OTOH fully upright "ADV" bike position does put stress on your lower back....
Forum: Racing 05-22-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By Pecha72
Well how about dropping one of FOUR Spanish...

Well how about dropping one of FOUR Spanish rounds first...................................................? (yeah I know they´re crazy about MotoGP, but four rounds in one country, when there are...
Forum: Racing 05-21-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By Pecha72
Sorry, which track is that...? Actually I...

Sorry, which track is that...?

Actually I don´t think the Honda is far off. But it used to be quite clearly the #1 bike for several years, right now it does seem like Yamaha have gotten very very...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-21-2015, 03:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Pecha72
wow ... Hugely expensive from Vlad! And...

wow ... Hugely expensive from Vlad!

And suspiciously cheap from Korea.. I seriously doubt, that you would get two bikes sent across the Pacific, and pay only 1000 dollars total.
Forum: Racing 05-21-2015, 03:26 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By Pecha72
For the 1st time in his MotoGP career, Marc...

For the 1st time in his MotoGP career, Marc Marquez is now under a lot of pressure to perform well, and he´s not helped by the fact, that (surprisingly) the bike is not without issues at the moment.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,232
Posted By Pecha72
Could be... although XTZ660 does not make 50hp,...

Could be... although XTZ660 does not make 50hp, and it weighs more than 200kgs wet, quite heavy compared to some of the twins, this thing weighs nearly the same as them. Definitely not light for a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-20-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 152,518
Posted By Pecha72
you can go Rtw on anything that moves. People do...

you can go Rtw on anything that moves. People do it all the time. But if you like to jump on the Marketing Bandwagon that says you need this, or that (and usually spend a looooooot of money to get...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-19-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,027
Posted By Pecha72
can't be sure, but if you have changed...

can't be sure, but if you have changed practically everything to a higher spec, and brakes still suck, then something is not right on your current setup. Air still trapped inside would be my 1st...
Forum: Racing 05-19-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By Pecha72
did not see that crash of A.Esp until now... that...

did not see that crash of A.Esp until now... that was a nasty one. Hope he will heal quickly!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2015, 03:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,096
Posted By Pecha72
It does appear quite large on the photo, but this...

It does appear quite large on the photo, but this would not be the 1st time, when focal lengths of a camera could play tricks on you.

I would hazard a guess, that the sprocket is actually a MC...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,291
Posted By Pecha72
“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and...

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by...
Forum: Racing 05-17-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,991
Posted By Pecha72
anyone else found it kinda amusing, that Moto2...

anyone else found it kinda amusing, that Moto2 had an 'incident', with two riders, Rossi and Marquez involved? :rofl

Alex Marquez has had a tough start to his Moto2 career for sure. Especially...
Forum: Racing 05-17-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,991
Posted By Pecha72
" Bring on MUGELLO!!!!!!! " +1 Rossi...

" Bring on MUGELLO!!!!!!! "

+1

Rossi was pretty unbeatable there a decade ago. Interesting to see, how he goes now.

Btw, who could predict, that MM, after first five races, has won ONE,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-17-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,291
Posted By Pecha72
Unfortunately on your business trip to CT, you...

Unfortunately on your business trip to CT, you did not see a whole lot of the country of South Africa. I spent some 7-8 weeks there altogether on two different trips, in 2001 and 2002, and rode...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-16-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,322
Views: 152,518
Posted By Pecha72
" Weight ~207 kg (456 lb) (dry) ~218 kg (481...

" Weight ~207 kg (456 lb) (dry)
~218 kg (481 lb) (wet "

so 11 kilos total difference?? it must have a fuel tank from 250 Virago... with an 80 mile fuel range :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,291
Posted By Pecha72
your post is repulsive, man.

your post is repulsive, man.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,267
Posted By Pecha72
I have both a FF and an open face. I use FF...

I have both a FF and an open face. I use FF probably 95% of the time, and never use the open face outside of town. For really hot days in the city, the open face is just more comfortable and...
Forum: Racing 05-13-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 162,800
Posted By Pecha72
I just stumbled on an old bike magazine, that had...

I just stumbled on an old bike magazine, that had a report of Rossi´s first 500cc race victory... This was back in 2000.

Marc Marquez was seven years old, when it happened!

It is frigging...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 7,267
Posted By Pecha72
Sex is better without a rubber, too... Doesn´t...

Sex is better without a rubber, too... Doesn´t mean it is safer tho.
Forum: Racing 05-12-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,991
Posted By Pecha72
The old Master vs New... ok, a couple new...

The old Master vs New... ok, a couple new masters, that´s fine too! This is what I wanna see. And it´s not like Rossi has too many years left riding at this level.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,059
Posted By Pecha72
A friend of mine rode the Paris-Dakar rally...

A friend of mine rode the Paris-Dakar rally several times in the Eighties, when it was still held in Africa.. he´s a huge, tall guy, and used tailor-made motocross boots, because sizes that big were...
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