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Forum: Racing 07-05-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,363
Posted By Barry
DAYUM... Hard enough in a team, but solo???

DAYUM... Hard enough in a team, but solo???
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,629
Posted By Barry
Er, why wear a doo rag??? Cause you saw some...

Er, why wear a doo rag??? Cause you saw some other idiots wearing them? Pretty sure that is the best reason one of them would have.

Barry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,808
Posted By Barry
While we are on KTMs... which I'm on my 3rd, and...

While we are on KTMs... which I'm on my 3rd, and love... the dealers are a wee bit wonky. Buddy bought a 950 SE. Picked it up, the dealer did not know if the bike was fuel injected or carbureted,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-22-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,808
Posted By Barry
What "occurred" to you is not at issue. FULL...

What "occurred" to you is not at issue. FULL DISCLOSURE is at issue. Based on what you posted in this thread, I would not do business with you. As Bwalsh mentioned, I was solidly in your court. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-22-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,808
Posted By Barry
Did it REALLY take until page 3 to get full...

Did it REALLY take until page 3 to get full dislosure that the bike was modded, then partially un-modded???

Of all the parties in this thread, is it crystal clear who one should not do business...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,808
Posted By Barry
Context... we now has it.

Context... we now has it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,808
Posted By Barry
This has so much FAIL on it I can't even get my...

This has so much FAIL on it I can't even get my mind around it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,808
Posted By Barry
Not when it blew... when it sold. I'd have...

Not when it blew... when it sold. I'd have expected a call possible when the sale was impending, but for sure immediately after. Not days later. Unless I missed something.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,808
Posted By Barry
My point is fuck him, it's his bike now. He...

My point is fuck him, it's his bike now. He doesn't take the bike, keep it some number of days, have a mechanical and THEN tell you he's not sure. He was sure when it left the lot. The other issue...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,808
Posted By Barry
As far as the new owner... he bought the bike. ...

As far as the new owner... he bought the bike. From your position all you want is paid and done. F everyone else.

Barry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,793
Posted By Barry
You lost me at "patch club"...

You lost me at "patch club"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,283
Posted By Barry
Bam. Done. This is not that hard. When I...

Bam. Done. This is not that hard.

When I want to sell a bike with a lien on it, and I have a buyer, I just go get the title and then the buyer is instructed to pay me cash OR do a wire transfer...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 18,124
Posted By Barry
Or stupidity... I see no passing DYs where you...

Or stupidity... I see no passing DYs where you have PLENTY of time to pass. Makes me insane.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,956
Posted By Barry
People are fucking idiots, further, they do not...

People are fucking idiots, further, they do not want to take responsibility for their actions. Mostly. End of story.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,857
Posted By Barry
That is pretty damn fast for stock! Good on ya!

That is pretty damn fast for stock! Good on ya!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,037
Posted By Barry
THIS ^^^ is why he is a dumbass. You wanna' be a...

THIS ^^^ is why he is a dumbass. You wanna' be a badass, go set some impressive lap times.

Yup.

Barry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,857
Posted By Barry
Bikes are terribly inefficient aerodynamically,...

Bikes are terribly inefficient aerodynamically, unlike some cars. Top end they suffer badly. I'm sure you can google what your bike tops out at stock. I'm guessing easily under 200mph.

Still a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-18-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,857
Posted By Barry
Might be quicker, is not faster...

Might be quicker, is not faster...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-16-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,956
Posted By Barry
Cause our justice system sucks ass...

Cause our justice system sucks ass...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-15-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,037
Posted By Barry
Pretty much the end of the discussion...

Pretty much the end of the discussion...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-14-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 11,044
Posted By Barry
I'm 50. I ride bikes on track, race cars in...

I'm 50. I ride bikes on track, race cars in grassroots endurance events, have a longboard, ride a mountain bike, and a road bike, and I don't think I'm a curmudgeon. But... and this is a big but, I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-13-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 11,044
Posted By Barry
This is now my single biggest fear on the road. ...

This is now my single biggest fear on the road. We literally have millions of idiot, inattentive drivers on the roads now, and more coming every day. The generations of toe gazers (great term) will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-12-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 40,942
Posted By Barry
Yes... but not all liter bikes are created equal.

Yes... but not all liter bikes are created equal.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,370
Posted By Barry
I have a modded C14. 150hp at the wheel. I...

I have a modded C14. 150hp at the wheel. I generally short shift it at 3-4K, but that is not lugging the motor. I rarely see over 6K, unless I am into the power wheelie now and again.

I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By Barry
YES. Anything can.

YES. Anything can.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-04-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,370
Posted By Barry
Funny you guys mention that. I just got a track...

Funny you guys mention that. I just got a track prepped SV650 and 3 other bikes I own are 1 down 4/5 up and this one is 1 up and 5 down. Really hope that doesn't jack me up.

Resisted the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,565
Posted By Barry
I posted on page 2... laying in bed this am I...

I posted on page 2... laying in bed this am I realized I've been riding road as a licensed rider for ~33 years. So I figured I'd post again in a more general fashion.

I can tell you that mentally...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,370
Posted By Barry
Fixed. Basic skill IMHO.

Fixed. Basic skill IMHO.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-03-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,370
Posted By Barry
All engines have an opitimal rev range. Use it. ...

All engines have an opitimal rev range. Use it. Religiously going up or down through the gears independent of that first point is stupid.

optimal rev range + mph should = gear selection

Your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,565
Posted By Barry
I've done Supercamp. HIGHLY recommend it or...

I've done Supercamp. HIGHLY recommend it or Cornerspin based on what I know of it. You will have fun, and you will be a better rider.

Barry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,627
Posted By Barry
BIG time...

BIG time...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,395
Posted By Barry
This...

This...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-19-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 30,724
Views: 7,391,074
Posted By Barry
Pretty much with you on that one...

Pretty much with you on that one...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,213
Posted By Barry
We were told the run was over. Active duty...

We were told the run was over. Active duty Marines only. It was awesome while it lasted.

Barry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,456
Posted By Barry
This. I'm worth more dead than alive.

This. I'm worth more dead than alive.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,104
Posted By Barry
You posted this on an "adventure" web site??? ...

You posted this on an "adventure" web site??? Really?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 18,124
Posted By Barry
Never pass on a double yellow or any other place...

Never pass on a double yellow or any other place with a cross street or driveway where someone isn't expecting you to be coming from the direction you would be.

You made a potentially deadly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,228
Posted By Barry
Would love to see some of the IOM competitors run...

Would love to see some of the IOM competitors run run laps against WSB, AMA and MotoGP superstars... Probably be very interesting.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,911
Posted By Barry
Truth

Truth
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,154
Posted By Barry
Hmm... how about you carry the beer whilst the...

Hmm... how about you carry the beer whilst the other noob gets the sammich?
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