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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 06:12 AM
Replies: 36,563
Views: 9,550,635
Posted By HalcyonDaze
Hey, now! I didn't start it, just tried to set...

Hey, now! I didn't start it, just tried to set everybody straight on the subject.

I'll continue lurking here. Any of you know-it-alls get out of line again, I'll drop back in to set you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 04:12 AM
Replies: 1,349
Views: 106,836
Posted By HalcyonDaze
I was flat-footing my bike across the garage...

I was flat-footing my bike across the garage floor last night and needed to go a little to the right, so I did as Klay insists and counter steered to the left. The bike cut a somersault. No shit. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 36,563
Views: 9,550,635
Posted By HalcyonDaze
Constant rider effort. In his experiments he...

Constant rider effort. In his experiments he removed the rider and the bikes crashed. He was forcing a malfunction of the effect and it robbed the bike of stability. The rider that previously steered...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 36,563
Views: 9,550,635
Posted By HalcyonDaze
He states that, while it could be ridden, it took...

He states that, while it could be ridden, it took 'took constant rider effort to maintain its stability.'

Cancelling the gyroscopic effect produced an unstable bicycle. I'd guess that steering...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 36,563
Views: 9,550,635
Posted By HalcyonDaze
So tell me, O one of cranial magnificence, and...

So tell me, O one of cranial magnificence, and enlighten my voluminous dumbassedness. What is he saying?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 36,563
Views: 9,550,635
Posted By HalcyonDaze
The attempt to counter steer, and its gyroscopic...

The attempt to counter steer, and its gyroscopic effect on a motorcycle, has everything to do with causing a motorcycle to lean and therefore steer.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 36,563
Views: 9,550,635
Posted By HalcyonDaze
Can you understand what he's saying? Look, he...

Can you understand what he's saying? Look, he and I may be saying the same thing but who could know? I've explained it in layman's terms very simply. Anyone can understand it, it's not rocket...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 36,563
Views: 9,550,635
Posted By HalcyonDaze
Anybody can write a paper full of big,...

Anybody can write a paper full of big, pretentious words complete with diagrams and arrows, and include a bunch of mathematical gobbledy-gook to impress his high school calc teacher, and post it on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 36,563
Views: 9,550,635
Posted By HalcyonDaze
If you're talking about throwing your body to the...

If you're talking about throwing your body to the right while pushing the bike to the left to affect a left turn, yes I've done it too. I think we're on the same page here.

edit: somehow that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 36,563
Views: 9,550,635
Posted By HalcyonDaze
You initiate a countersteer to cause the lean. At...

You initiate a countersteer to cause the lean. At best you'll be able to 'twitch' the bars briefly in the opposite direction at slow speed (there's a vid posted in the other thread about this). At...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 36,563
Views: 9,550,635
Posted By HalcyonDaze
There is something wrong on the interwebz and it...

There is something wrong on the interwebz and it needs to be righted here and now.



And you're saying that you 'steered' them by turning the front wheel in the opposite direction that you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 36,563
Views: 9,550,635
Posted By HalcyonDaze
What turns the motorcycle is the lean. The...

What turns the motorcycle is the lean. The attempt to turn the steering head and the gyroscopic reaction is what causes the lean.

A motorcycle tire, which is round in section, will tend to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 36,563
Views: 9,550,635
Posted By HalcyonDaze
You can try, anyway. You can't keep it turned.

You can try, anyway. You can't keep it turned.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 36,563
Views: 9,550,635
Posted By HalcyonDaze
Of course you can, when the vehicle is either not...

Of course you can, when the vehicle is either not moving or moving very slowly. It's a different world when wheels are spinning.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 36,563
Views: 9,550,635
Posted By HalcyonDaze
That guy's a fucking idiot. He doesn't seem to...

That guy's a fucking idiot. He doesn't seem to understand any more about how a two wheeled vehicle steers than most of the people who claim to understand it.

You stated that the gyroscopic...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 36,563
Views: 9,550,635
Posted By HalcyonDaze
That's simply not true. But in order to...

That's simply not true.

But in order to understand it, you've got to first know what causes a wheel that's travelling in a straight line to change direction. It is the same thing that causes a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 36,563
Views: 9,550,635
Posted By HalcyonDaze
Why does nobody even acknowledge the gyroscopic...

Why does nobody even acknowledge the gyroscopic effect of the wheel in counter steering, or the mechanics of what makes a wheel change direction, and how these two things work together in this...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4,918
Views: 1,021,197
Posted By HalcyonDaze
Yep, they overlap again.

Yep, they overlap again.
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 4,918
Views: 1,021,197
Posted By HalcyonDaze
So, you're saying that FINALLY the nighthawk...

So, you're saying that FINALLY the nighthawk rally is not the same weekend as the Southeast RDV??
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-17-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,560
Posted By HalcyonDaze
You skipped right past the part about the rear...

You skipped right past the part about the rear wheel. What is it? What was involved in fitting it to the bike?
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 4,918
Views: 1,021,197
Posted By HalcyonDaze
:eek1

:eek1
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-20-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 102,308
Posted By HalcyonDaze
Really nice!

Really nice!
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-07-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 102,308
Posted By HalcyonDaze
Hawk...er...Osprey, headed for the Mussel Shell. ...

Hawk...er...Osprey, headed for the Mussel Shell. With a good horse it'd take me 30 days. He'll be there in... hell, he's already there. :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-11-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 75,327
Posted By HalcyonDaze
:lol3 Glad to finally know your screen names! I...

:lol3 Glad to finally know your screen names! I knew your intent for stopping and appreciate it, I just kinda thought I'd been busted :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-10-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 75,327
Posted By HalcyonDaze
Now that the thread's dying down, I figure it's...

Now that the thread's dying down, I figure it's time to tell my shit story. Let me set it up a little bit: One of the campers is named Mark, I believe. He's from South Africa or New Zealand or...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-08-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 75,327
Posted By HalcyonDaze
You were right here when these pictures were taken

You were right here when these pictures were taken
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 75,327
Posted By HalcyonDaze
I love you guys. What a great weekend.

I love you guys. What a great weekend.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-09-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 75,327
Posted By HalcyonDaze
I am now :clap

I am now :clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-08-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 75,327
Posted By HalcyonDaze
I think I'll set up the acetylene cannon on the...

I think I'll set up the acetylene cannon on the other side of the river and launch tomatoes into camp. We'll see how well that little cup of thunder works. :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-29-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 5,019
Views: 453,667
Posted By HalcyonDaze
What do them pirate fuckers say to each other? ...

What do them pirate fuckers say to each other? Keep the chrome on the road? Rubber between the ditches? OH I got it! Shiny side up!! That's it :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 75,327
Posted By HalcyonDaze
what the phuk?? :lol3

what the phuk?? :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 75,327
Posted By HalcyonDaze
In and paid X 2. Are you happy now my Germaine...

In and paid X 2. Are you happy now my Germaine friend?? Did I make it in time?? Is my name on the list yet?? Is it?? Well?

See you all there with the wood!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 75,327
Posted By HalcyonDaze
The firewood's covered, can't say for sure about...

The firewood's covered, can't say for sure about the fire jumpers...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-24-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1,295
Views: 75,327
Posted By HalcyonDaze
Nothin like a good old fashioned Southern...

Nothin like a good old fashioned Southern Appalachian style fagot burnin! Damn right I'll be there!
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-13-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 416,790
Posted By HalcyonDaze
Spirit has the look of wisdom that only can be...

Spirit has the look of wisdom that only can be earned through experience.

May she ride long and well.
Forum: Road warriors 05-25-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4,918
Views: 1,021,197
Posted By HalcyonDaze
Glad the NH forum isn't done. It's a great...

Glad the NH forum isn't done. It's a great resource.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-24-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,982
Posted By HalcyonDaze
http://i62.tinypic.com/fnedu9.jpg ...

http://i62.tinypic.com/fnedu9.jpg

http://i59.tinypic.com/k4zdzl.jpg
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-20-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 22,982
Posted By HalcyonDaze
^^Hell, Dave- what were you worried about? No...

^^Hell, Dave- what were you worried about? No one would even notice that big zit between your eyes unless it was pointed out.

...oops

:lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 58,944
Posted By HalcyonDaze
If it's not too late, Robin and I would like to...

If it's not too late, Robin and I would like to attend. We'd arrive on Saturday morning and leave Sunday. We're in Weaverville.

Also would need directions.
Forum: Regional forums 05-18-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2,634
Views: 178,665
Posted By HalcyonDaze
Thanks to Hunter, Silke, Shane, and the rest of...

Thanks to Hunter, Silke, Shane, and the rest of the crew. And a special thanks to the volunteers who spent so much time and effort doing the little things that don't get noticed. Robin and I really...
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