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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-26-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 248,501
Posted By eddyline
It was loud. :thumb

It was loud. :thumb
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-26-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 441
Views: 248,501
Posted By eddyline
http://img.tapatalk.com/4cabb4ad-7f24-faa6.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/4cabb4ad-7f24-faa6.jpg
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Forum: Americas 04-08-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,589
Posted By eddyline
The stretch of the Hwy 1 south of SF is great. ...

The stretch of the Hwy 1 south of SF is great.
Another option: from SF go north instead of south on Highway 1. Just as dramatic scenery, less traffic, and a lot of great beer in Healdsburg and...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-08-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,601
Posted By eddyline
Level when bars are straight and tires are on the...

Level when bars are straight and tires are on the ground.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,874
Posted By eddyline
There is a new procedure; don't know if it's...

There is a new procedure; don't know if it's being done everywhere, but out here, it's becoming very popular:

http://www.hoaghospital.org/orthopedic/Hip-Procedures02.aspx
Forum: Face plant 09-03-2007, 09:06 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,539
Posted By eddyline
Cry Sorry for your loss...

but it's not your fault. Don't accept more responsibility than is yours. We are all individuals and make our own decisions.

One of my close friends just lost a brother to suicide. He had spoken...
Forum: Face plant 12-13-2006, 03:38 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,070
Posted By eddyline
Also a combination of factors. I voted #6 but in...

Also a combination of factors. I voted #6 but in reality there is usually no way on a bike to be going slow enough in traffic to avoid all :asshat maneuvers, like someone pulling out of a carpool...
Forum: Face plant 12-13-2006, 03:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,288
Posted By eddyline
The irony of course is that smoking pot at home...

The irony of course is that smoking pot at home will get you mandatory ten year sentence if caught with 1 oz. or more, but you can kill someone with you car drunk and get a suspended license.:huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-30-2006, 10:28 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,982
Posted By eddyline
Note that most of the replies that are pro...

Note that most of the replies that are pro splitting are from CA/CN/Europe and the majority that are anti splitting are from US states other than CA. Don't knock it unless you've tried it where it's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2006, 09:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,546
Posted By eddyline
No more power from boxer engines, eh?

http://www.rbracing-rsr.com/bmwturbos.htm

from their website:

Show Me The Horsepower
We know they are well made and they have driveshafts. We also know BMW car owners always say "I didn't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-16-2006, 01:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,219
Posted By eddyline
Mebbe they just bought Harleys.

Mebbe they just bought Harleys.
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2006, 03:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,829
Posted By eddyline
When I test rode one last year, I realized that...

When I test rode one last year, I realized that the only reason there's a front wheel is so you can park it.:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2006, 07:58 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,165
Posted By eddyline
Only problem I could see is if the driver decides...

Only problem I could see is if the driver decides that you're really threatening his life, you could end up on his hood, or being shot by a real pistol:deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2006, 11:59 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,895
Posted By eddyline
Oh, so YOU'RE the one.:bluduh

Oh, so YOU'RE the one.:bluduh
Forum: Face plant 10-05-2006, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 987
Posted By eddyline
Good on ya, Kev:thumb Sounds like Edmonton is a...

Good on ya, Kev:thumb Sounds like Edmonton is a civilized place; many drivers here in SoCal would then insist on the whole incident being your fault, flipping you off and then coming after...
Forum: Face plant 10-04-2006, 07:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,403
Posted By eddyline
Yep, I saw that and had to steal it. :D

Yep, I saw that and had to steal it. :D
Forum: Face plant 10-03-2006, 12:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,403
Posted By eddyline
Follow the link... ...

Follow the link...

http://www.donatelife.net/

Also, data for those interested, from UNOS:

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-27-2006, 02:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,132
Posted By eddyline
If your bike is unfaired, it becomes more of a...

If your bike is unfaired, it becomes more of a problem. I've found that body shifting--angling the chest to the wind so as to prevent being blown sideways from a side draft--helps, as does weighting...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-21-2006, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By eddyline
Hell, I've never bought a bike with an owner's...

Hell, I've never bought a bike with an owner's manual...that's for them NEW bikes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2006, 09:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,105
Posted By eddyline
That movie was 'The President's Analyst'. One of...

That movie was 'The President's Analyst'. One of the most bizarre films of its generation, IMO. Absolutely loved it.

"Mom, are we eating chinks tonight?"
(FBI agent in car with family:)"Don't...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-06-2006, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,197
Posted By eddyline
Just like in aikido--

'Don't be there.' Be either ahead of or FAR behind the right-hand-turning truck. I've been there before(in fact, just two months ago:shog ), and unless you can see the intersection, you must assume...
Forum: Face plant 09-05-2006, 07:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,256
Posted By eddyline
nobrakes, glad to hear your injuries aren't...

nobrakes, glad to hear your injuries aren't worse. That x-ray looks like it could have been lifeflight serious if that clavicle had broken deeply inward.

You're walkin and talkin; can't be much...
Forum: Face plant 08-24-2006, 07:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,514
Posted By eddyline
+1 One of my biggest concerns on the road....

+1

One of my biggest concerns on the road. Saw it happen a few times between SoCal and ID, and scares the lleh out of me each time.:eek1

Not to armchair QB or anything, but if you ever have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2006, 11:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,840
Posted By eddyline
Twistiest short section of road near here is Tuna...

Twistiest short section of road near here is Tuna Canyon road up past Mulholland Hwy.:eek1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2006, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,650
Posted By eddyline
Some of it's also the new sportbikes and their...

Some of it's also the new sportbikes and their tank's shape. The tank will hold you in place, and split your pelvis, can also really tweak you spinal cord. As motorradfahrer says, SUVs will allow you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2006, 11:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,770
Posted By eddyline
Hell, I thought that someone had knocked some...

Hell, I thought that someone had knocked some cellphone-addled yuppie back into their cage with their shoulder....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2006, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,195
Posted By eddyline
[quote=Reprobate] I'm more into knives/swords....

[quote=Reprobate] I'm more into knives/swords. [quote]

Here ya go....

http://www.legacyswords.com/Yoshiharanihonto.htm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2006, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 721
Posted By eddyline
Hmmmmm...I work in cardiology, and can tell you...

Hmmmmm...I work in cardiology, and can tell you that if your vent. rate is fast enough while the device is trying to pace you out of your tachycardia, you WILL pass out due to lack of perfusion to...
Forum: Face plant 07-28-2006, 05:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,764
Posted By eddyline
Saw some guy on a RVT last month pulling into...

Saw some guy on a RVT last month pulling into In-N-Out wearing one of those huge Chatterbox thingies on the side of his Shoei. Must have spine problems from carrying that brick on the outside of his...
Forum: Face plant 07-28-2006, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,764
Posted By eddyline
Damn, I've been doing that since I was a little...

Damn, I've been doing that since I was a little tyke...:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2006, 03:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,318
Posted By eddyline
If you're still carrying your moto endorsement on...

If you're still carrying your moto endorsement on your license from back then, that may be enough to alter your insurance payments to tolerable levels. I found that out when I got my...
Forum: Face plant 07-28-2006, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,764
Posted By eddyline
Lots of folk I know(REAL old school bikers, on...

Lots of folk I know(REAL old school bikers, on pre-'70 HD and early metrics) still believe that when you're number's up, there's not a damn thing you can do about it, so might as well just...
Forum: Face plant 07-27-2006, 01:51 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,884
Posted By eddyline
Sorry!

It has nothing to do with alcohol. It has to do with the mode of transport, and who the victim is. To wit:

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2006, 09:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,744
Posted By eddyline
MSF tales

When I took the BRC a few years back, we had an instructor who, at the end of the course, told us all, "Now you have the absolute minimum competency necessary to negotiate a parking lot. Get a LOT of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2006, 10:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,656
Posted By eddyline
You'll never stop dealing with it

if not from them, then from others. I've got a supervisor who still calls them murdersickles :snore. My folks still think I'm insane for wanting to ride.

When I went to visit them in ID on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2006, 08:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,410
Posted By eddyline
Happens to me all the time

I'm on one of those real quiet bikes, good for the neighborhood, but scary on the road.

I think that the best advice I've seen so far is to pass the vehicle in question accelerating at a delta...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2006, 08:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,130
Posted By eddyline
Thanks all for the responses.

For the last few months, I've started keeping the bike in gear, thinking 'screw the TO bearing/clutch/pressure plate/whatever' because of all this. I see it's probably the right idea.

I like the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2006, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,130
Posted By eddyline
Eh? Another question for the long-timers....

It's now happened to me three times in the past 30k miles of commuting: I brake for a yellow light, and some:asshat in a large cage of some sort almost drives me through the red. I've taken to...
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