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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Today, 11:07 AM
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Posted By rxcrider
The newer Subarus aren't too bad either. I got my...

The newer Subarus aren't too bad either. I got my mom's old 2004 outback this fall and just threw a set of studded general arctics under it. I hate running chains and have only had to use them once...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2014, 07:44 AM
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Views: 368,976
Posted By rxcrider
I know - had to tweak the search a bit to get the...

I know - had to tweak the search a bit to get the result I wanted - worth it to make myself laugh though. The best part was that Bwalsh may as well have written the urban dictionary entry.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 12:39 PM
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Posted By rxcrider
Sorry - the temptation was too much... and since...

Sorry - the temptation was too much... and since you asked, quite well and nearly the same answer you got from Bwalsh:
http://bit.ly/1ztafxL
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 10:07 AM
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Posted By rxcrider
http://bit.ly/1GqO7Y1

http://bit.ly/1GqO7Y1
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-12-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5,012
Views: 488,662
Posted By rxcrider
"just put a power band"

https://cleveland.craigslist.org/mcy/4801731627.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 08:23 AM
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Posted By rxcrider
Like my 10 year old - arguing about arguing. or...

Like my 10 year old - arguing about arguing. or my wife, "This isn't pissed, you want to see me pissed?" we really are just one big happy family at ADVrider
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 07:29 AM
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Views: 368,976
Posted By rxcrider
If a cyclist jumps in front of a 70MPH van, they...

If a cyclist jumps in front of a 70MPH van, they can expect to get plugged, just like the mule deer that stared at me through the windshield briefly after jumping over the guardrail. Given the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-11-2014, 08:24 AM
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Posted By rxcrider
Invested = sunk

Invested = sunk
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-04-2014, 10:13 AM
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Views: 701,581
Posted By rxcrider
I don't have the cash for it right now, so...

I don't have the cash for it right now, so someone else can be tempted...
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-03-2014, 10:32 AM
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Posted By rxcrider
But if you do it right, how will you scuff up...

But if you do it right, how will you scuff up your toe sliders? For the record, I only have one scuff on my left boot and it is from doing it wrong. If I do it right, the center stand sparks before...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-03-2014, 09:27 AM
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Posted By rxcrider
There is the rub. With high pegs and ground...

There is the rub. With high pegs and ground clearance, the bike can really lean over. It also has a relatively high CG so the bike's CG really moves to the inside as you lean it over. As some speed,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-02-2014, 02:33 PM
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Posted By rxcrider
Yep - outside knee into the tank, stand on the...

Yep - outside knee into the tank, stand on the outside peg. inside knee opens up. head and upper body drive into the turn. pull the bike over with that outside knee. You still countersteer, but it...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-25-2014, 02:34 PM
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Posted By rxcrider
Rules

"If you are the first person to claim that tag you can post a picture of your bike in a new place!"

If you buy an inmates bike, can you buy their file photos with it since the bike is now yours...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2014, 05:44 PM
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Views: 3,159
Posted By rxcrider
How fast do you ride off road?

Depends on the bike and conditions. My LC4 (400RXC) loved forest service roads and 60 - 70 and occasionally a bit more wasn't uncommon. The 300EXC and Husky WR250 never felt as planted and I tended...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2014, 10:47 AM
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Views: 2,263
Posted By rxcrider
9x0%=?

9x0%=?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2014, 10:45 AM
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Views: 368,976
Posted By rxcrider
That guy needs to be on a bicycle - clearly can't...

That guy needs to be on a bicycle - clearly can't make appropriate decisions at the speed limit - better yet, maybe he shouldn't be permitted to control anything with wheels. guess my comment boils...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-20-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13,152
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Posted By rxcrider
It is easy to ruffle feathers on the internet....

It is easy to ruffle feathers on the internet. You don't get the non verbal feedback to know you are going sideways that you would face to face. Likewise, the reader doesn't see a grin or smile, just...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-19-2014, 03:36 AM
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Views: 701,581
Posted By rxcrider
Keeping with Father's new theme ...

Keeping with Father's new theme

http://youtu.be/CG-UHgfTrU4
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-17-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 13,152
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Posted By rxcrider
Ignorance is bliss when you don't follow the...

Ignorance is bliss when you don't follow the links - guess I'm lucky he didn't figure out how to make them autoplay.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-17-2014, 08:13 AM
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Posted By rxcrider
Haven't looked a new KTM 2 stroke in a while. Did...

Haven't looked a new KTM 2 stroke in a while. Did they move the exhaust flange to the right of center or am I looking at the wrong thing in that photo?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-17-2014, 08:05 AM
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Posted By rxcrider
It is way easier. You can fall without even...

It is way easier. You can fall without even trying.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-17-2014, 07:55 AM
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Posted By rxcrider
Did I miss something? I realize the recent...

Did I miss something? I realize the recent discussions haven't had much in the way of motorcycles, but did a post get pulled that was way out of line or have I just become oblivious? I didn't notice...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13,152
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Posted By rxcrider
What tires were you running? With skinny snows,...

What tires were you running? With skinny snows, we just plowed with the front bumper when it got deep. mildly lowered civics, Golfs, etc. all did just fine with the right tires, even my friends 280Z....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 01:52 PM
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Posted By rxcrider
oops - guess it isn't '92 anymore

oops - guess it isn't '92 anymore
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 12:38 PM
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Posted By rxcrider
Caucasian Falls seems to be misidentified

Caucasian Falls seems to be misidentified
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 11:43 AM
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Posted By rxcrider
No need for that - a little talent and a decent...

No need for that - a little talent and a decent set of winter tires and you never go in the ditch in the first place unless you are being really stupid.

When I was in highschool I had a fun little...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 701,581
Posted By rxcrider
MOB - sorry - I read too much into your previous...

MOB - sorry - I read too much into your previous posts. I had a mental image of you sitting inside, sipping your bourbon, watching him dig his own hole for 20 minutes before going out to tell him he...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 701,581
Posted By rxcrider
Absolutely true - not saying the driver wasn't a...

Absolutely true - not saying the driver wasn't a fine piece of work - just that the 20 minutes of trenching probably could have been minimized.

To your edit, yeah pushing would have been futile....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 701,581
Posted By rxcrider
Had you walked out to help before he decided to...

Had you walked out to help before he decided to spin his wheels, maybe your new ditch wouldn't be so deep and you might have done something more useful than just taking pictures. 20 minutes earlier,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 701,581
Posted By rxcrider
Nah - we just evolved to the point that we can...

Nah - we just evolved to the point that we can use technology to perpetuate genetic weakness. If all the people with poor eye sight walked off cliffs or were eaten at a young age, I wouldn't be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 368,976
Posted By rxcrider
May as well start it - Real skiers use...

May as well start it -

Real skiers use skins, not sleds (or chairs)

How to keep squids from cutting the lift line

What is appropriate recourse when the grom behind you keeps tapping his...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 01:45 PM
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Views: 368,976
Posted By rxcrider
Guess that covers it pretty well. Would be...

Guess that covers it pretty well. Would be interesting to see the actual video, not just the still.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 11:54 AM
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Views: 368,976
Posted By rxcrider
Do you know the story that goes with the picture...

Do you know the story that goes with the picture or could the truck have been stopped to make a left turn and the cyclist was squeezing through while trying to avoid the water.

The same question...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 07:45 PM
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Views: 368,976
Posted By rxcrider
Those negative experiences and allowing ourselves...

Those negative experiences and allowing ourselves to focus on them means quite a bit. It is easy to do and allows us to generalize, form a dislike for a group and dehumanize them in our minds....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 368,976
Posted By rxcrider
Don't assume that a cyclist in a given situation...

Don't assume that a cyclist in a given situation automatically acts the way you do unless you were there to witness it. Most drivers don't buzz or hit cyclists either. Were it not for the the actions...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-07-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 701,581
Posted By rxcrider
Not at all - especially the 2002. My dad had a...

Not at all - especially the 2002. My dad had a '69 when I was little.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-06-2014, 08:10 AM
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Views: 715,987
Posted By rxcrider
1995 bmw r1100rsl / r1100rs

My riding season has come to an end and it is once again time to try unloading Big Blue.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-02-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 701,581
Posted By rxcrider
Where were you heading on your road trip - I have...

Where were you heading on your road trip - I have a BMW for sale as always, but I might loan it to a rider I trust - just don't give it a rash like the little Suzuki.

If all else fails - rewind -...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-02-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13,152
Views: 701,581
Posted By rxcrider
that is nuts

that is nuts
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-17-2014, 09:41 AM
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Views: 701,581
Posted By rxcrider
A big adventure bike with off road tires will...

A big adventure bike with off road tires will still be quite the adventure. Given the choice, take a small bike with good off road tires... unless you just want to say you did it, regardless of what...
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