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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 05:08 AM
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Posted By doug s.
i dunno - seems he made enough of a recovery to...

i dunno - seems he made enough of a recovery to wave at the oncoming traffic...
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 11:56 AM
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Posted By doug s.
everyone knows the 'vette lost it because it...

everyone knows the 'vette lost it because it wasn't using its tires properly....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 08:31 AM
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Posted By doug s.
you mean you, the person who started the debate...

you mean you, the person who started the debate in the first place, have been saying it all along? :eek1 :lol3...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 08:09 AM
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Posted By doug s.
can you stop being such a fucking whining baby?

can you stop being such a fucking whining baby?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 06:46 AM
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Posted By doug s.
when are you switching your c/t back?

when are you switching your c/t back?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 05:27 AM
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Posted By doug s.
i am not defending anything. i am simply saying...

i am not defending anything. i am simply saying what i have read about it. i think i made it pretty clear from what i wrote. lack of reading comprehension seems to me what is ignorant...

ymmv,
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 04:45 AM
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Posted By doug s.
if someone is a liar, it's not an insult to say...

if someone is a liar, it's not an insult to say they are a liar. in this case, what yellow wolf said was that misinformed info is being given. whether because the reason is lying or ignorance can...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2014, 07:57 PM
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Posted By doug s.
doug, seriously man... from one Doug to...

doug, seriously man...

from one Doug to another --- pot-kettle-black already!
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2014, 07:32 PM
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Posted By doug s.
it's not relevant to what i am talking about. ...

it's not relevant to what i am talking about. but you wanna try to hold the guy up? have at it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2014, 01:42 PM
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Posted By doug s.
yesterday, i was out on the darmah, riding the...

yesterday, i was out on the darmah, riding the blueridge backroads in md and va. today, it's oppressively hot humid w/thunderstorms. no thanks...

doug s.,
the dense one. (as opposed to the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2014, 10:10 AM
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Posted By doug s.
so, weez, you never speed? and, btw, i do not...

so, weez, you never speed? and, btw, i do not tail gate. and, btw, the law in most places here requires you to give way, even when speeding.

ironically, where you live, most folks are courteous...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2014, 09:34 AM
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Posted By doug s.
let's boil this down to its essence. all i am...

let's boil this down to its essence. all i am characterizing is that those who don't pull over if/when they can, are discourteous and are breaking the law. you disagree? fine. :1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2014, 02:30 PM
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Posted By doug s.
yes, i agree - my "rhetoric" is severely lacking...

yes, i agree - my "rhetoric" is severely lacking - that's because i didn't post any rhetoric - of course it is severely lacking! it is non-existent! i only posted mere FACTS!
:lol3

let me...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2014, 10:02 AM
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Posted By doug s.
:fpalm try to pay attention this time. there...

:fpalm
try to pay attention this time.
there are two good reasons why you should move out of anyone's way that wants to pass you.
1 - (in most places) it is the law. (on a two-lane road like the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 08:54 AM
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Posted By doug s.
why not? (in most jurisdictions), they are...

why not? (in most jurisdictions), they are breaking the law, even if they're going the speed limit. impeding traffic is against the law. and besides, why shouldn't people get upset about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 08:24 AM
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Posted By doug s.
police departments should have quotas requiring...

police departments should have quotas requiring them to write a lot of these tickets every month. :1drink

doug s.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 07:13 AM
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Posted By doug s.
weez, i have to agree with you. except for one...

weez, i have to agree with you. except for one small point - he's correct. (except, that courtesy may not be all that common. certainly in your case, it isn't.)

me, personally, as i have said...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 07:05 AM
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Posted By doug s.
funny, you would actually fit in here in the usa,...

funny, you would actually fit in here in the usa, better than where you live. because it's obvious you are a self-righteous discourteous ass, just like many (most?) folks here in america. whilst in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-25-2014, 08:03 PM
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Posted By doug s.
= "dangerous stretch of road" i love google...

= "dangerous stretch of road"

i love google translate! :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 01:07 PM
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Posted By doug s.
yes, i see plenty in the area i live. west of...

yes, i see plenty in the area i live. west of fredneck md out towards the shenendoah, there's plenty of nice fun curvy roads. but i have never hung off my bike (or ever come close to having to) and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 12:55 PM
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Posted By doug s.
does such a thing exist? maybe... am i being a...

does such a thing exist? maybe... am i being a kill-joy by saying "save it for the track"? but hey - it's your life, so go for it if you want. :freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 10:07 AM
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Posted By doug s.
if one is doing this while doing the speed limit...

if one is doing this while doing the speed limit on any road, i would argue the rider is showing off, and has no need to be doing that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 09:15 AM
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Posted By doug s.
based on this singular picture, his form is...

based on this singular picture, his form is correct only if he wants to get around the track in the fastest time possible. otherwise, not. :evil

different techniques for different tools......
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-23-2014, 08:58 AM
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Posted By doug s.
that's why everyone jumps on the superbike riders...

that's why everyone jumps on the superbike riders for not hanging off - like they might do if they were on the track. :lol3

this shows good form at the track, maybe, but not on the street:...
Forum: Thumpers 07-27-2014, 09:17 AM
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Posted By doug s.
what's the failure rate? 1/10th of 1%? i don't...

what's the failure rate? 1/10th of 1%? i don't really see it as that much of a problem. everything has faults. every product. every manufacturer. everything has its weakest link. at what...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 12:21 PM
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Posted By doug s.
if you are sometimes in stig mode, does not that...

if you are sometimes in stig mode, does not that mean you are sometimes not in stig mode, and no helmet is then required? or do you have no control over when this stig-mode might happen? :freaky
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 12:02 PM
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Posted By doug s.
could happen to a pedestrian as well. not sure i...

could happen to a pedestrian as well. not sure i am gonna start wearing a helmet whenever i take a walk, tho...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 05:13 AM
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Posted By doug s.
or both? :1drink ...

or both? :1drink
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2014, 11:36 AM
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Posted By doug s.
you think it's possible to sustain a serious...

you think it's possible to sustain a serious injury when traveling at walking speed? :1drink

http://i1.ytimg.com/vi/74RQqdUly5U/hqdefault.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2014, 07:19 AM
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Posted By doug s.
once in a while; how about you? doug s.

once in a while; how about you?

doug s.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2014, 07:14 AM
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Posted By doug s.
dude, you have a bad case of pot-kettle-black...

dude, you have a bad case of pot-kettle-black syndrome. :1drink

doug s.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2014, 06:30 AM
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Posted By doug s.
i don't get it. nothing was said about killboy's...

i don't get it. nothing was said about killboy's wife, (including the last post by Squidbrah (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23927233&postcount=113) in the thread earned him a free trip...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-12-2014, 07:05 PM
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Posted By doug s.
sure, it's easy making it thru the turn w/o...

sure, it's easy making it thru the turn w/o hitting the center-line when you're going <15mph... :1drink

doug s.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-10-2014, 06:38 AM
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Posted By doug s.
no, actually, it is not a hyandai, it is a...

no, actually, it is not a hyandai, it is a hyundai.

and, why all the hate? while i don't own a hyundai, they're no worse, imo, than any other cars, and better than some. and the fact is i am...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 11:14 PM
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Posted By doug s.
that's a fair point, and i understand it totally....

that's a fair point, and i understand it totally. however, i have read in many ride reports of folks having breakdowns on other bikes, unrelated to a 3rd gear failure, where they hole up for a few...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 05:37 PM
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Posted By doug s.
there's no question that the nova racing 3rd gear...

there's no question that the nova racing 3rd gear set is far superior to stock. but at what price? better to find a spare complete motor and put it on the shelf, if worried about the 3rd gear...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 03:26 PM
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Posted By doug s.
people think you take it too far w/the 3rd gear...

people think you take it too far w/the 3rd gear thing? really? :lol3

i am all in for a complete new gear set for the dr650 w/wider ratios, for $700! :freaky

i love my dr! (upgraded w/320mm...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 01:09 PM
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Posted By doug s.
i think it's rare. somewhere around 0.1%...

i think it's rare. somewhere around 0.1% occurrence is rare, imo. you are more than welcome to disagree.

i also agree that a wider gear set would be nice. which is what i just posted - if...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 11:41 AM
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Posted By doug s.
telling someone to get rid of their suzuki if...

telling someone to get rid of their suzuki if they think it's a pos is not defending them. and it's nowhere near as strange or dysfunctional than continuously ragging on suzuki, and complaining...
Forum: Thumpers 08-17-2013, 11:17 AM
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Posted By doug s.
if someone offered a complete new gearset for the...

if someone offered a complete new gearset for the dr650, and it cost ~$700, i'd certainly be interested. but not for the 3rd gear blow-up problem. i'd want something w/a 6th gear, for more relaxed...
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