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Forum: Road warriors Today, 11:51 AM
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Posted By SxyRdr
I would pick whichever bike is easiest to get out...

I would pick whichever bike is easiest to get out of the garage at the time and is ready to ride. :D

The FZ-09 and CBR1000RR are mine. The Bolt and R12RT are his. The V-Strom 650 is the son's. ...
Forum: Road warriors Today, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 229,948
Posted By SxyRdr
For me it's the excessive buffeting, the "can't...

For me it's the excessive buffeting, the "can't see shit out of the mirrors" and the uncomfortable seat + uncomfortable reach to the bars.

Remember... it's a small bike to begin with and I weighed...
Forum: Road warriors Today, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 229,948
Posted By SxyRdr
For the TLDR crowd: I'm tiny, the Bolt R-Spec...

For the TLDR crowd:
I'm tiny, the Bolt R-Spec is a nice bike, I don't fit well, but it's good for what it was bought for: a poser bike.

For everyone else:
(Cut/paste of what I posted on FB but...
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2,917
Views: 474,255
Posted By SxyRdr
I'd love to keep mine naked but I have to tote a...

I'd love to keep mine naked but I have to tote a laptop back/forth to work. My tank bag is years and years old so somewhere along the way I lost the rain cover. It gets old carrying plastic grocery...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:02 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 04:59 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
Oh I agree... And, honestly, that's the thought...

Oh I agree... And, honestly, that's the thought that's keeping me from panicking about having to pass that riding test. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 11:28 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
It's gonna be interesting. Even more interesting...

It's gonna be interesting. Even more interesting is seeing how many current RCs won't be able to pass the skills eval. I work with one RC who can't ride worth a crap. I've seen him nearly crash in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 10:41 AM
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Views: 327,072
Posted By SxyRdr
Um.... Yes?

Um.... Yes?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 10:38 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
That document matches with what I had heard about...

That document matches with what I had heard about the new eval.

No more than 10 points in Part A. No more than 3 engine stalls in Part A. Must be successful in Part A in order to move on to Part...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 03:04 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
Here in VA, they're doing 4-hour PDWs to train us...

Here in VA, they're doing 4-hour PDWs to train us on the new handbook/classroom. I haven't heard any talk about the new range so who knows what's going on with that.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 02:58 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 255,531
Posted By SxyRdr
Give Allen at Dual Sport Armory a call and see if...

Give Allen at Dual Sport Armory a call and see if he can help you. He's in Winchester.


ETA: Duh, not enough coffee when I typed that.... how about the link to their site? LOL ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
I have seen the new range exercises. I think...

I have seen the new range exercises. I think there are some RCs who wouldn't be able to pass the new skills eval. And I'm soooo happy they're going to count stalling the motorcycle against you in...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,606
Views: 229,948
Posted By SxyRdr
So we've had our Bolt R-Spec for a little over a...

So we've had our Bolt R-Spec for a little over a week. I finally test rode it (that's my also one week old FZ-09 in the background). Damn... I make the bike look huge, don't I? Yes, it was still...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
Yes and no. One org I coach with switched to...

Yes and no.

One org I coach with switched to the new classroom as of July 1. The other org I coach with will not switch until Jan I believe.

PS I have yet to see the new classroom. I have not...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2,917
Views: 474,255
Posted By SxyRdr
I've been eying the H&B C-bow system. Not liking...

I've been eying the H&B C-bow system. Not liking the way the other systems look with the bags off. The C-bow seems the least "intrusive" to me.

Still trying to decide on a windscreen. I'm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
:clap Congrats!! Be glad... be very...

:clap Congrats!!



Be glad... be very very glad that you did not have my class from this previous weekend:
1 non-English speaker
1 experienced person who wanted to complain about the slow...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 327,072
Posted By SxyRdr
No worries... it was a spontaneous pop-in. I was...

No worries... it was a spontaneous pop-in. I was gonna see if you wanted to grab that coffee sometime this week but I completely forgot the big wigs are in town so we all have to play nice and be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-26-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 327,072
Posted By SxyRdr
My Friday afternoon commute to my BRC was fairly...

My Friday afternoon commute to my BRC was fairly uneventful... except for meeting Gummee! when I popped into his work on my way out.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
1-4 imo

1-4 imo
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
This ^^^ OMG This^^^^ At my RCP, they hyped...

This ^^^ OMG This^^^^

At my RCP, they hyped on how RTFC and the demo should not take more than 5 mins. Obviously a few exercises will take a little longer to demo because of how extensive the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
Good luck! Just relax, manage the range,...

Good luck!

Just relax, manage the range, RTFC, pick the positive, correct the negative, and send them on their way. :)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
I had a student who kept anticipating the quick...

I had a student who kept anticipating the quick stop. I kept saying "You are anticipating the stop. Wait until your front tire passes the cue cones."

Sure enough, he went 5 feet too far in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
Yes, this is still true.

Yes, this is still true.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-24-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 255,531
Posted By SxyRdr
I am not positive as we stopped being members a...

I am not positive as we stopped being members a while back, but at one point FORPWC was talking about doing a 1-day trial membership for people who were interested in joining their club. You'd still...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
Yes, I do.

Yes, I do.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
bio, I realize you're saying it's been a couple...

bio, I realize you're saying it's been a couple of years but what you're saying makes no sense.

Eval is:
Do u-turn box, exit box, do the swerve. If there's a problem with the swerve, you redo...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
Um... wow.... everyone swerved in the wrong...

Um... wow.... everyone swerved in the wrong direction? *THAT* is a problem with the RiderCoach...

There are no points deducted for failure to shift into second. The only place you'll lose points...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-22-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5,692
Views: 255,531
Posted By SxyRdr
Check out CycleGear in Springfield, too.

Check out CycleGear in Springfield, too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 327,072
Posted By SxyRdr
:lol3 Yep, happens all the time. ...

:lol3

Yep, happens all the time.

Petite, Asian female on a liter super sport. So I guess it was my fault for enticing him to ride recklessly then.


It is interesting how many females I get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 327,072
Posted By SxyRdr
Let me dumb it down for you: Lots of traffic. ...

Let me dumb it down for you:
Lots of traffic.
Moving 35ish on average.
Sometimes one lane moves faster than the other.
I was anywhere between 25 mph and 45 mph (speed limit) depending upon other...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 327,072
Posted By SxyRdr
Since some of y'all already think I'm a...

Since some of y'all already think I'm a bitch/douche...

Stupid woman driving a BMW stopping suddenly in the left lane to make a left turn when there's a perfectly good left turn lane... hard...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 327,072
Posted By SxyRdr
Heavy-ish traffic. Speed limit is 45, traffic...

Heavy-ish traffic. Speed limit is 45, traffic was moving at about 35. 2 lanes, sometimes one lane would move ahead while the other stopped.



And adding to that, he used the turning lanes to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
You forgot snow. (I teach year round.)

You forgot snow. (I teach year round.)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 327,072
Posted By SxyRdr
I think y'all are misinterpreting what I typed. ...

I think y'all are misinterpreting what I typed. Yes, I used the word "dove" but every single lane change I made was legal; and there weren't that many and none were "drastic." I did not exceed the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
In all seriousness... yeah, it does take a lot of...

In all seriousness... yeah, it does take a lot of patience.

I've had:
Female students who cry.
Male student who insisted his bike's neutral was broken.
Court ordered students who couldn't care...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
Not showing word for word what our VRTP (VA...

Not showing word for word what our VRTP (VA program) cards say but here's a synopsis of our script for the end of Ex 1/set up for Ex 2:

FINE-C/start engines
Thumb/Key/Valve
Dismount
Debrief...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
Our QA department encourages pushing the bikes...

Our QA department encourages pushing the bikes because it's easier. Funny.. that's the one thing VA is more lax about. :D

And they are keeping their eyes up... because they're looking for me to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 327,072
Posted By SxyRdr
Sheesh.. glad I have my big girl panties on and...

Sheesh.. glad I have my big girl panties on and they don't get wadded up easily. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 327,072
Posted By SxyRdr
Yeah yeah... :rofl

Yeah yeah... :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 5,004
Posted By SxyRdr
Yes, we do ex 1, then dismount, explain that...

Yes, we do ex 1, then dismount, explain that after every exercise we will gather up to debrief/talk about what we learned. Then we explain we have to move the bikes from staging to the cones for ex...
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