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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 04:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 568
Posted By Pecha72
for me, adventure is an independent (non-guided)...

for me, adventure is an independent (non-guided) trip, alone or with friends, and it takes you away from your own 'comfort zone'.

Ride your own bikes's probably the best way, but first of all, it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 11:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,846
Posted By Pecha72
are we now talking about the same incident here??...

are we now talking about the same incident here?? The car windows were smashed to pieces using helmets, and the driver was dragged out and beaten by those sad excuses for human beings.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 11:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,846
Posted By Pecha72
Is this the same case, where the SUV driver got...

Is this the same case, where the SUV driver got beaten in front of his family by a bunch of motorcycling baboons? I hope those, who had any part in that, get lots of black dick up their asses every...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3,091
Views: 558,748
Posted By Pecha72
" gets oil changes between 5-6,000 miles...

" gets oil changes between 5-6,000 miles sometimes a bit over. Synthetic oil, but I don't think that matters "

i think it could very well matter @ 6000 miles.
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 02:33 AM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 381,753
Posted By Pecha72
It's great to see that Rossi refuses to just fade...

It's great to see that Rossi refuses to just fade away. I bet he still dreams of a 10th championship, no matter what he says, and how very unprobable that might be..
Forum: EMEA Yesterday, 02:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By Pecha72
Here´s another tip: Don´t overplan. ...

Here´s another tip: Don´t overplan.

(Especially in the case of Africa, you will need to be very aware of visa rules and stuff, so do your homework on that, as well as vehicle import regulations...
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 01:46 AM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 381,753
Posted By Pecha72
Burgess had already wanted to retire, when Rossi...

Burgess had already wanted to retire, when Rossi was switching to the Turnip Truck. I'm sure he didn't get any younger during their two-year misery there. Maybe it was just simply time to let him...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 01:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By Pecha72
Agreed. But adding: If your budget allows, shop...

Agreed. But adding: If your budget allows, shop for a used 2012 or newer, and ride it for a year.

Although the older version is very capable, the newer is in several ways improved over the older...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,920
Posted By Pecha72
So now he knows, what land owners think.... Or if...

So now he knows, what land owners think.... Or if it does not match with what he thinks, then they are just plain wrong... (AND live in a sad world, too - that's where everybody, who does not agree...
Forum: Racing 10-23-2014, 01:25 AM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 381,753
Posted By Pecha72
I hope that it would rather replace one of 4...

I hope that it would rather replace one of 4 Spanish rounds. PI is a truly beautiful and classic circuit.

About new places to go to.... in fact there is a modern track to be built in southern...
Forum: Racing 10-23-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,796
Posted By Pecha72
I'll pray for this, too....have a bet on Rossi...

I'll pray for this, too....have a bet on Rossi winning 3 this year. I know it will be very very VERY hard, because there are now 3 extremely hungry&fast Spaniards, and even last time, VR needed some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,544
Posted By Pecha72
For example racing use could be different, but if...

For example racing use could be different, but if we´re talking just normal road use, I don´t get it, what is the benefit of using anything else but an original oil filter...? You´ll save 5 dollars...
Forum: EMEA 10-22-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By Pecha72
" Saudi Arabia " sorry, but that also...

" Saudi Arabia "


sorry, but that also seems very unlikely. Nearly impossible to get a visa, unless you go to work there or something. If it was easy, it'd be a very popular route to by-pass...
Forum: EMEA 10-22-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By Pecha72
" Syria, Iran, Iraq are fine but they're...

" Syria, Iran, Iraq are fine but they're not....they're warzones.... "

Syria, I'd absolutely stay the hell out of. And parts of Iraq as well, but northern Kurdistan used to be ok, I dunno how...
Forum: Racing 10-22-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 381,753
Posted By Pecha72
They both want that 2nd place really bad, and...

They both want that 2nd place really bad, and especially to be #1 in the team. They're both in great form, perhaps right now I'd give an ever so slight edge to Jorge on track, but Vale's got the...
Forum: Racing 10-22-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 381,753
Posted By Pecha72
You mean 2010? Rossi broke his leg @ Mugello,...

You mean 2010? Rossi broke his leg @ Mugello, that's how he got beaten..or that's his working excuse anyway :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,544
Posted By Pecha72
Is the bike still under warranty? Doing...

Is the bike still under warranty?

Doing maintenance by yourself is a good way to get to know your motorcycle. But there could be some obstacles, too... first of all, saving money should not be...
Forum: Beasts 10-21-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,238
Posted By Pecha72
375cc.... hmmm,perhaps an Africa Twin powerplant,...

375cc.... hmmm,perhaps an Africa Twin powerplant, but only one cylinder firing - the other one's just there as a backup???
:lol3
Forum: Racing 10-21-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3,954
Views: 381,753
Posted By Pecha72
Vale & Jorge are not gonna end this season as...

Vale & Jorge are not gonna end this season as best friends, after their battle for #2 is finished... but then again they never were like that anyway, so.. :rofl
Forum: Beasts 10-21-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,238
Posted By Pecha72
Vast majority of buyers want road biased "ADV"...

Vast majority of buyers want road biased "ADV" bikes, with good load carrying ability. With that comes weight (or use of exotic materials = very high price).

Sure they could make a relatively...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,348
Posted By Pecha72
If the motorcycle really does hydroplane, then...

If the motorcycle really does hydroplane, then that is very dangerous. There is no way to control, which way the tyre goes in that situation, naturally because it is planing on top of water.
...
Forum: EMEA 10-21-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By Pecha72
" I'll be doing this to test it out around 4k...

" I'll be doing this to test it out around 4k miles over 4 weeks "

ok, that is a nice plan. But that is only 1 country, and you should not need much preparations, so do not expect it to have a...
Forum: Racing 10-21-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,140
Posted By Pecha72
PI is among the toughest, if not the toughest...

PI is among the toughest, if not the toughest track on tyres...

They can test them, but they'll probably need active MotoGP riders (and from the pointy end) to really simulate, what those tyres...
Forum: Racing 10-21-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,140
Posted By Pecha72
Especially Marquez' crash, when he had a safe...

Especially Marquez' crash, when he had a safe lead, and the bike wasn't even leaning much, but still went down like the flick of a switch, was so bizarre, that I believe something actually was up...
Forum: Racing 10-20-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,140
Posted By Pecha72
this one may have been lucky (but required skill,...

this one may have been lucky (but required skill, too, to keep it on two wheels, while so many crashed).

Misano, however, wasn't a gift. The Doc can still win by beating everybody, just not as...
Forum: Beasts 10-20-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,071
Posted By Pecha72
" A Kawasaki Versys. Off-roading is a little...

" A Kawasaki Versys. Off-roading is a little limited, but I'd say it's just as capable, if not more capable than a Wee. Power is good and linear. No issues taking a pillion either "

dunno if you...
Forum: EMEA 10-20-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By Pecha72
Trans-Africa east+west is about as challenging as...

Trans-Africa east+west is about as challenging as it gets...... It's just as big as a proper round the world tour.

Why not start off with something a bit smaller first?
Forum: EMEA 10-20-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By Pecha72
Forget about going Turkey-Syria-Jordan now,...

Forget about going Turkey-Syria-Jordan now, unless you have a deathwish.

And your route north from Niger is NOT do-able, I can guarantee you that much. Alger-Morocco border is closed, and that'd...
Forum: Racing 10-20-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,140
Posted By Pecha72
" Vinales around the outside of Rabbit just after...

" Vinales around the outside of Rabbit just after the first apex of Southern Loop with 5 laps to go. "

yep, that move required some big, hairy balls. I really hope the Suzi's not a turd, cos this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,920
Posted By Pecha72
" I'll tell you something about reality " ...

" I'll tell you something about reality "

I'm sure everyone is all ears...
Forum: Racing 10-19-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,140
Posted By Pecha72
First MM won 10 races in a row. And now he´s got...

First MM won 10 races in a row. And now he´s got one win and another podium (2nd in Japan) from the last SIX races - there´s also 4th, 15th, 13th, and now a DNF! Bad luck maybe, but certainly not...
Forum: Racing 10-17-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,140
Posted By Pecha72
After 2007, maybe, but that year, it was not. Or...

After 2007, maybe, but that year, it was not. Or MAYBE it was a LITTLE bit crap even then, but that's when the switch to 800cc happened, and their main competitors missed the mark even more. Even if...
Forum: Racing 10-17-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,140
Posted By Pecha72
" You know how everyone is amazed when the Ducati...

" You know how everyone is amazed when the Ducati ends up in the top five? That's because it's an ill-handling piece of crap. Stoner took that Ducatiand regularly beat the pants off the rest of the...
Forum: EMEA 10-17-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By Pecha72
" You need to watch the news. The Foreign...

" You need to watch the news.
The Foreign Office is advising all but essential travel for the vast majority of travel and zero travel to anywhere near any of its land borders "

Watching the news...
Forum: EMEA 10-16-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By Pecha72
" Not really a good idea to travel nowdays in...

" Not really a good idea to travel nowdays in turkey and iran "

ok, why..??
Forum: Racing 10-16-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,140
Posted By Pecha72
Yep. No Stoner in the big class back then......

Yep. No Stoner in the big class back then... :rofl

(would have been very exciting to see Vale on his prime vs. Stoner).
Forum: Racing 10-16-2014, 01:49 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 13,140
Posted By Pecha72
Perhaps. But Stoner completely owned this track,...

Perhaps. But Stoner completely owned this track, he won there several times on a Ducati as well.

If we look at top 4, and leave out 2013 (as it was the big tyre screw-up), then behind Stoner it is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,613
Posted By Pecha72
There are already many bikes around, that...

There are already many bikes around, that remember in which position their Traction Control system was set. Wouldn´t be too hard to make ABS the same way.

I´m very much pro-ABS for road riding...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 419
Views: 69,757
Posted By Pecha72
" It might cost more but it will work better and...

" It might cost more but it will work better and sell better if those speaking here are to be believed. "

And us speaking here are, what, 0.2% of the potential buyers....? and then the other...
Forum: Racing 10-16-2014, 12:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 585
Posted By Pecha72
" bike runs great, works just fine, " I...

" bike runs great, works just fine, "

I think you've answered your question right there already.

If it aint't broken, and so forth...
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