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Forum: Racing 08-26-2014, 07:35 AM
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Posted By Marylander
The thing about something like that is it would...

The thing about something like that is it would only tell you who was best on that particular bike. Some guys go well on ss bikes, others on superbikes, others on 2 strokes, etc. There is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 07:18 AM
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Posted By Marylander
SuMo style!

SuMo style!
Forum: Racing 08-22-2014, 09:17 AM
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Views: 326,540
Posted By Marylander
There are plenty of sports/activities where tall...

There are plenty of sports/activities where tall is an advantage so, screw you tall guys. ;)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 32,209
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Posted By Marylander
This is kind of a pet peeve (that I would...

This is kind of a pet peeve (that I would normally keep to myself but, hey, this is the off topic thread, er, killboy failure thread) but that ain't OCD, that's just being particular. OCD is a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9,078
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Posted By Marylander
That seems to be a word according to the...

That seems to be a word according to the different online dictionaries, including Oxford:
http://www.oed.com/view/Entry/132537?redirectedFrom=orientate#eid
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,771
Views: 373,246
Posted By Marylander
This is what dirt bikes are for. I can slide...

This is what dirt bikes are for. I can slide around like you described several times in the course of just 1 mile off road. When I was younger I considered it a poor ride if I didn't fall down at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 9,078
Views: 1,811,757
Posted By Marylander
I think that's pretty much the case, in general,...

I think that's pretty much the case, in general, everywhere. Places like that you've basically got one huge intersection for the whole length and, as you know, intersections are replete with danger.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 32,209
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Posted By Marylander
Kind of interesting to see someone with the...

Kind of interesting to see someone with the elbows locked out even when riding such a small bike... Also, is that thing lowered?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,771
Views: 373,246
Posted By Marylander
If y'all make it lunch on a wed or fri (my work...

If y'all make it lunch on a wed or fri (my work at home days) I could drag myself down there too... I live about halfway between frederick and charles town.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9,078
Views: 1,811,757
Posted By Marylander
A plain ole rain on an 85-100dF humid day is...

A plain ole rain on an 85-100dF humid day is awesome. The problem is we usually don't get plain ole rain on those days. 2 or 3 weeks ago I was going home and got hit with the all too typical hot and...
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 1,461,652
Posted By Marylander
Neat , I didn't realize rocky Mountain atv/Jake...

Neat , I didn't realize rocky Mountain atv/Jake Wilson had something like those panniers. Very well priced. I've been happy with their Tusk branded parts.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,771
Views: 373,246
Posted By Marylander
In my experience Prius drivers have a greater...

In my experience Prius drivers have a greater prick value than average. This article seems to indicate that my experience is not atypical:...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 9,078
Views: 1,811,757
Posted By Marylander
I'd rather sweat than bleed.

I'd rather sweat than bleed.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 01:01 PM
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Posted By Marylander
I'm surprised no one's mentioned the fairing...

I'm surprised no one's mentioned the fairing holes in the Ducati motogp bikes for certain tracks:
http://i49.tinypic.com/mq82c.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-04-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 9,078
Views: 1,811,757
Posted By Marylander
How about this moped? ...

How about this moped?
https://motopeds.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/50_Rside-2000.jpg

http://motopeds.com/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-26-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 32,209
Views: 7,826,678
Posted By Marylander
Very cool. I sent the guy a PM over there. I...

Very cool. I sent the guy a PM over there. I could see getting the same set as I bought for my versys, complete with the steel racks, and converting them somehow for use on the cbr.

When I get 50k...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-25-2014, 07:04 PM
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Posted By Marylander
Stop trying to give your recreational vehicle...

Stop trying to give your recreational vehicle utility... ;) If I knew how to weld I'd have a pair of big panniers on my cbr1000rr. I leave that bike at home quite a bit in favor of my versys with a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 32,209
Views: 7,826,678
Posted By Marylander
What does "real bike" mean? That looks like an...

What does "real bike" mean? That looks like an old lower end schwinn with steel wheels, funky/cheap brake levers with extensions, bent up handlebars, one piece crank, etc. If he's been riding that...
Forum: Racing 06-12-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 326,540
Posted By Marylander
Is Honda behind H-D and BMW?

Is Honda behind H-D and BMW?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9,078
Views: 1,811,757
Posted By Marylander
I remember watching a video of a guy riding a...

I remember watching a video of a guy riding a skateboard, in the prone position, down a mountain. He didn't buckle his helmet. Yes, the helmet took care of the initial impact but the initial impact...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 32,209
Views: 7,826,678
Posted By Marylander
Sounds about right to me. I flat spot all the...

Sounds about right to me. I flat spot all the tires on my street bikes since they're almost exclusively used for highway commuting. It's so weird to get new tires. I start highway exits WAY too early...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9,078
Views: 1,811,757
Posted By Marylander
I feel the same about riding when it's cold out....

I feel the same about riding when it's cold out. With my electric gear I'm never even a little cold on the bike. I had to take my daughter's car to work once this past winter and was crazy cold the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 32,209
Views: 7,826,678
Posted By Marylander
Don't ask me. I only buy black socks.

Don't ask me. I only buy black socks.
Forum: Racing 05-20-2014, 03:37 AM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 326,540
Posted By Marylander
That's easy enough to see on the track without...

That's easy enough to see on the track without him saying it. ;)
Forum: Beasts 04-08-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 6,609
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Posted By Marylander
For every versys over 70-80k miles there are...

For every versys over 70-80k miles there are probably 100 with under 10k. I bought my 2009 at the end of last year and it just had 7000 on it. Practically brand new. It has about 11k on it now...
Forum: Racing 04-06-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 326,540
Posted By Marylander
I thought it was the regular honda test riders,...

I thought it was the regular honda test riders, not Stoner, who were within .3 sec of the factory bike. Seems like the honda press releases were ambiguously worded and everyone interpreted it as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9,078
Views: 1,811,757
Posted By Marylander
I'm on my first set of modern sport touring tires...

I'm on my first set of modern sport touring tires (pr2) and am pretty amazed at how well they stick in cold and/or wet conditions. I've been using track take offs for years but will almost certainly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 32,209
Views: 7,826,678
Posted By Marylander
I said the same thing but we recently bought my...

I said the same thing but we recently bought my wife a Mazda5 and it is kind of awesome. 6 speed manual and handles very nicely. I don't mind driving it at all. Car and Driver called it the "Dad's...
Forum: Beasts 03-25-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 1,461,652
Posted By Marylander
I don't like the idea of having a 0 mile bike at...

I don't like the idea of having a 0 mile bike at all. I like the accumulation of miles on the odometer. Some day I will finally keep a bike long enough to have the odometer show 100k miles on it...
Forum: Racing 03-24-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 19,582
Posted By Marylander
I remember feeling exactly that way about Rossi....

I remember feeling exactly that way about Rossi. C'mon just give Kenny a chance at the title here, kid!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 32,209
Views: 7,826,678
Posted By Marylander
Michael Jordan brand, not Nike. Mike is a big...

Michael Jordan brand, not Nike. Mike is a big moto racing supporter.
Forum: Beasts 03-21-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 1,461,652
Posted By Marylander
Yet another V here.

Yet another V here.
Forum: Racing 03-13-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3,685
Views: 326,540
Posted By Marylander
Ha, great movie! Yeah, I don't know the answer to...

Ha, great movie! Yeah, I don't know the answer to the problem but changing the playing field over and over again ain't it.
Forum: Beasts 02-17-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6,609
Views: 1,461,652
Posted By Marylander
You might try one of these on there first before...

You might try one of these on there first before getting rid of the hitch rack:
http://www.ragepowersports.com/hitch-accessories/anti-tilt-bracket/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 32,209
Views: 7,826,678
Posted By Marylander
Yep, of course I assume that everyone here stays...

Yep, of course I assume that everyone here stays well with their limits. ;)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 32,209
Views: 7,826,678
Posted By Marylander
Especially considering that there's not much...

Especially considering that there's not much variety in the types of turns there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 32,209
Views: 7,826,678
Posted By Marylander
I'm thinking the best oil for climate change...

I'm thinking the best oil for climate change would be Motorex Cross Power. My KX250 smokes a lot less using it than others I've tried. Smells pretty sweet too, and that has to count for something.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-15-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 32,209
Views: 7,826,678
Posted By Marylander
I think having a grom would be awesome. I...

I think having a grom would be awesome.

I hope, if I am ever caught riding on video, that I don't look so inconsistent, not to mention stupid.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-15-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9,078
Views: 1,811,757
Posted By Marylander
Hah, I never thought about what it looks like but...

Hah, I never thought about what it looks like but I do the same thing. I guess it's good I don't have a beemer.
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 917
Posted By Marylander
The baking soda seems to have taken care of the...

The baking soda seems to have taken care of the existing stink (that I think must have survived the initial washing). Now to avoid getting the liner stinky again...
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