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Forum: GS Boxers Today, 09:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,451
Posted By PFFOG
I will fix it for you, buy good suspension,...

I will fix it for you, buy good suspension, cupping is a suspension issue, NOT a tire issue!!!!!

That said I loved the Anakee 3 on the F800GS, great traction and great wear!
Forum: The Garage Today, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 372,497
Posted By PFFOG
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Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 191,219
Posted By PFFOG
I got word that Grapevine Rd has been paved!! ...

I got word that Grapevine Rd has been paved!! WooHoo, but it is fresh, and there was at least one severe MC accident. Seems the new blacktop is covered with something and is even slippery to walk...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-29-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2,204
Views: 101,323
Posted By PFFOG
Agree, that little valley has some pretty good...

Agree, that little valley has some pretty good lesser traveled stuff.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-29-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2,204
Views: 101,323
Posted By PFFOG
Hobbie Rd. One of my favorites in PA!!. Is it...

Hobbie Rd. One of my favorites in PA!!. Is it still rough, or did they pave it??
Forum: Airheads 08-28-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,546
Posted By PFFOG
Soup nazi's brother:deal

Soup nazi's brother:deal
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By PFFOG
Spoons, rim savers, and a 15x15 frame made from...

Spoons, rim savers, and a 15x15 frame made from 2x4s
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 32,384
Views: 7,859,584
Posted By PFFOG
Same here, I do share with a select few, with the...

Same here, I do share with a select few, with the understanding that they don't post them in a public place.

That said I LOVE the GAP, although I have ridden it only once in my last 6 or 7 trips...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-27-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3,149
Views: 159,630
Posted By PFFOG
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 32,384
Views: 7,859,584
Posted By PFFOG
Sorry, but you are not allowed to comment on...

Sorry, but you are not allowed to comment on traffic obstructing and passing rules :deal

You live where drivers eagerly and happily move over and let Motos pass!! And Deals Gap has MORE double...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-26-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 3,149
Views: 159,630
Posted By PFFOG
Motorcycle races on the lake!!! <iframe...

Motorcycle races on the lake!!!

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 32,384
Views: 7,859,584
Posted By PFFOG
If you can't read it, just follow the symbol. ...

If you can't read it, just follow the symbol.

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads19/Picture+Hawk+1661312791158.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 32,693
Posted By PFFOG
At least in NY, a highly regulated state, you can...

At least in NY, a highly regulated state, you can purchase it, but you can't buy the less potent mace for personal protection. Go figure.
Forum: EMEA 08-24-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By PFFOG
Yea, around Zurich there are a lot of choices,...

Yea, around Zurich there are a lot of choices, between Altdorf and Andermatt, not so much, unless you want to take the Very long (but also fun) way around.
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 32,693
Posted By PFFOG
Do be careful in Brown/Grizzly bear country, they...

Do be careful in Brown/Grizzly bear country, they will kill you if they feel threatened, or you look like an easy meal.
Forum: EMEA 08-23-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By PFFOG
The route I plotted in the GPS they will be using...

The route I plotted in the GPS they will be using , is all secondary roads, and even smaller stuff than your map.



But some of those roads do parallel highways, as from Altdorf to Wassen. Even...
Forum: EMEA 08-22-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 309
Posted By PFFOG
Already have one plotted on the GPS that should...

Already have one plotted on the GPS that should show up in a couple days, as well as one from Andermatt to Arabba, and Arabba to Bovec

Back roads and decent distance from the big ger cities.

As...
Forum: The Garage 08-22-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,326
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Views: 286,286
Posted By PFFOG
Unibit!!

Unibit!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,833
Posted By PFFOG
NOW we can really blow their minds. You can...

NOW we can really blow their minds.

You can leave the ground do to Newtons 1st law " body in motion at a constant velocity will remain in motion in a straight line unless acted upon by an outside...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,833
Posted By PFFOG
No most just do not understand it.

No most just do not understand it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,833
Posted By PFFOG
Gravity is an acceleration force, so yes you can...

Gravity is an acceleration force, so yes you can counteract it by applying a force in the other direction.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,833
Posted By PFFOG
The devil made me do it!!! <iframe...

The devil made me do it!!!


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,833
Posted By PFFOG
Semantics, we are talking weight as it pertains...

Semantics, we are talking weight as it pertains to spring load, so YES the weight supported by the springs disappears. SIGH..................

Stay focused on the discussion!!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,833
Posted By PFFOG
YES!!! the total "weight" changes. Mass does...

YES!!! the total "weight" changes. Mass does not, but "weight" which is the gravitational force applied to the mass does.

So NOTHING disappears, the mass that gravity normally pulls on is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,833
Posted By PFFOG
But now you have thrown out the original...

But now you have thrown out the original question, what does it do to ground clearance.

Yes, you can absolutely chop the throttle or apply the brakes, but you best be advised NOT to do so if...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,833
Posted By PFFOG
OK, tell you what, go put the front and rear...

OK, tell you what, go put the front and rear tires of your bike on a bathroom scale, then lift the front end to subtract 100 lbs, I will guarantee the rear scale did not gain 100 lbs. that weight...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,833
Posted By PFFOG
ABSOLUTELY NOT!!! There is a force lifting the...

ABSOLUTELY NOT!!! There is a force lifting the front end, no different that if a couple of sumo wrestlers grabbed the handlebars and lifted the front tire off the ground. That force is the monument...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,833
Posted By PFFOG
What you talking about Willis!!! (an old comedy...

What you talking about Willis!!! (an old comedy reference)

The CoG does not significantly change under acceleration and deceleration, the mass of the bike stays the same, there might be a shift in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,833
Posted By PFFOG
Yes there is some weight transfer, but to say...

Yes there is some weight transfer, but to say movement is proportional, does not account for torque force being applied by the engine, which is applying a force to lift the front end.

To not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,833
Posted By PFFOG
Even if there is squat, it is nowhere near the...

Even if there is squat, it is nowhere near the rise from the front. The more the suspension is loaded, the more resistance there is to further loading. But the front springs will happily assist in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,833
Posted By PFFOG
Watch this and focus on the suspension, and...

Watch this and focus on the suspension, and listen to the engine. If you don't believe the suspension gets longer (more clearance) then you are blind or deaf. 95% of the suspension changes are due to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 5,833
Posted By PFFOG
To the original question, clearance will be...

To the original question, clearance will be increased. Forget the rear squat issue, you are focusing on only 1 small part. EVERY motorcycle unloads the front end under acceleration, and there is...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By PFFOG
Five days in Prague. As I said, part of...

Five days in Prague.
As I said, part of this trip was business for the wife. It sucks to be in Europe with a moto, and be stuck in a city.



Prague, it is supposed to be one of the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 617
Posted By PFFOG
Europe 2014 Big cities to small roads of the Alps

Here we are on our ninth trip to Europe to play in the mountains on motorcycles. This time we are combining business and pleasure, business in the way of a conference in Prague for my wife, and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 33,613
Posted By PFFOG
I am with MJ, what did you do to pi$$ off mother...

I am with MJ, what did you do to pi$$ off mother nature. Damn you had a lot of rain. In 9 trips and 26 weeks riding the Alps, I don't ever remember an all day rain, and cumulatively don't thing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 32,384
Views: 7,859,584
Posted By PFFOG
Looks it to me, we need someone to translate the...

Looks it to me, we need someone to translate the OH $HIT conversation to English.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 32,384
Views: 7,859,584
Posted By PFFOG
Not Killboy, a fail followed by a BIG win! ...

Not Killboy, a fail followed by a BIG win!

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9,094
Views: 1,816,353
Posted By PFFOG
I feel the same. Pre-cell phone, my paranoid...

I feel the same. Pre-cell phone, my paranoid brother told me that if you dialed a combination of numbers, and heard 2 beeps, that your phone was bugged. I said wow, I am so important that somebody...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-20-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 379,575
Posted By PFFOG
Happy Birthday! You completed another...

Happy Birthday!

You completed another 584,000,000 mile trip around the sun, pass go and collect another $200 :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-19-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 379,575
Posted By PFFOG
And dollars to doughnuts, not a ticket was...

And dollars to doughnuts, not a ticket was issued! Had it been another car you can bet their would have been.


Anything less than 4 wheels and the cops seem to think what ever happens is...
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