ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 370
Search took 0.03 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: PhilB
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 17,432
Posted By PhilB
There is no valid rationale for checkpoints. You...

There is no valid rationale for checkpoints. You can't justify violating a person's individual rights by saying "It's OK, we're violating *everyone's* rights equally". The 4th Amendment STILL says...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 38,926
Posted By PhilB
Yes. He's flat out wrong in accusing any of us...

Yes. He's flat out wrong in accusing any of us of being "nanny-staters", since none of us have said anything whatsoever about the state being involved. So yes, flat out false accusations are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 17,432
Posted By PhilB
True, you have no expectation of privacy with...

True, you have no expectation of privacy with regard to anything anyone can see or hear you doing in a public place. That does NOT mean you have no right or expectation to be allowed to go about your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 17,432
Posted By PhilB
Is illiteracy really that rampant? ...

Is illiteracy really that rampant?



The Supreme Court as an enforcer of Constitutionality is a complete joke. Worse than a coin flip; they get it wrong more than half the time and routinely...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,960
Posted By PhilB
If I was going to be there to ride it several...

If I was going to be there to ride it several times a year, often enough to keep it mechanically fresh, I'd probably go with a Ducati ST, or maybe a 900SS or Monster. If it was going to be a more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 17,432
Posted By PhilB
And those checkpoints are equally wrong, equally...

And those checkpoints are equally wrong, equally a violation of our rights, equally un-Constitutional. The police are not supposed to stop ANYONE unless they have a definable "reasonable suspicion"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 17,432
Posted By PhilB
Yep, because the only two choices are (a) be a...

Yep, because the only two choices are (a) be a complete abject bootlicker, or (b) live off the grid in a compound. Just because you have chosen (a) doesn't mean that anyone who disagrees with that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 17,432
Posted By PhilB
Some people, those with principles and who...

Some people, those with principles and who remember what liberty is about, DO complain about when the Border Patrol stops every car at the 25 mile checkpoint looking for illegals. That's wrong, and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-07-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,670
Posted By PhilB
I don't mind getting "you wouldn't understand",...

I don't mind getting "you wouldn't understand", because when someone says that, they are usually entirely accurate. If given a full explanation, my reaction is most likely going to be "that makes no...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 38,926
Posted By PhilB
Considering that exactly no one here arguing...

Considering that exactly no one here arguing against CTs on bikes has said anything whatsoever about laws, police, or the government being involved in this issue at all, you (surprise!) show the lack...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 17,432
Posted By PhilB
Issues like this are just the canaries that are...

Issues like this are just the canaries that are telling you that your coal mine is filling up with methane and about to explode. If I lived in NY, I'd leave. I used to live in CA, and I left. Crap...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 91,716
Posted By PhilB
Damn. It's bad enough to be dumb; it's over the...

Damn. It's bad enough to be dumb; it's over the top to go out of your way to advertise it, to make an effort to look as dumb as possible.

People are strange.

PhilB
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 17,670
Posted By PhilB
The first time I saw a "get back whip" was on a...

The first time I saw a "get back whip" was on a big group ride our antique bike club used to put on. There were 4 guys on H-Ds each with one of these long things of braided leather dangling from a...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,351
Posted By PhilB
You really need to try them yourself to see what...

You really need to try them yourself to see what fits you best. I testrode them both on the same day a couple years ago, and was much more impressed with the Z1000. Its fueling and engine...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 91,716
Posted By PhilB
Once again, you had no idea what was going on...

Once again, you had no idea what was going on around you. I did NOT say, ever, that countersteering had to be learrned from a book. My stand at the time (and still) is that it's better and safer if...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 91,716
Posted By PhilB
Wow. So this whole thing, all your arguing and...

Wow. So this whole thing, all your arguing and posturing and bullshit, has been based on you completely failing to understand what anyone else has been saying. Fuck, you're stupid.

NO ONE said...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 38,926
Posted By PhilB
Some people do care about the safety and...

Some people do care about the safety and well-being of other people. Mostly what these discussions are about is not so much to control what some people choose to do, but to set the record straight...
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,219
Posted By PhilB
The Street Triple is definitely the best...

The Street Triple is definitely the best all-around bike of your choices, with a lot of performance and attitude. The Duke is the most hooligan, but has some significant shortcomings in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 91,716
Posted By PhilB
Sorry. I'm not going to reduce it to five-word...

Sorry. I'm not going to reduce it to five-word sentences of two-syllable words for you. Perhaps you can get an adult to help you.

PhilB
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 38,926
Posted By PhilB
You'l (hopefully) note that I am not among those...

You'l (hopefully) note that I am not among those claiming that you guys claimed performance advantages. My input to this thread has mainly been from an engineering standpoint, that using complex and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 450
Views: 74,617
Posted By PhilB
There's a dealer in Ohio that does have a GB500...

There's a dealer in Ohio that does have a GB500 that is absolutely unused, as new. He wants $10K for it, though.

PhilB
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 91,716
Posted By PhilB
Yes. Yes, I do. Because it's true. All of those...

Yes. Yes, I do. Because it's true. All of those top guys have had extensive coaching and training throughout their careers, and (like all other top athletes) continue to do so.

If you ride a bike,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 38,926
Posted By PhilB
I'm going to guess that "they keep thinking...

I'm going to guess that "they keep thinking someone did" due to statements such as the following, quoted (mostly from you two) from this very thread:
<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 91,716
Posted By PhilB
And a fucking stupid point it is. No one has...

And a fucking stupid point it is. No one has claimed in any way that you can learn to ride from a book, you lackluster fuckwit.

How many of them have gotten there without expert advice, training,...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,493
Posted By PhilB
Usually, that's for heated clothing. I put a...

Usually, that's for heated clothing. I put a Powerlet port near my steering head to run my heated gloves. Yours was probably put in to run heated vest/pants/socks/whatever.

I have a different...
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 74,617
Posted By PhilB
That's a sweet lineup. T100, W650, GB500. ...

That's a sweet lineup. T100, W650, GB500.

PhilB
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 91,716
Posted By PhilB
Um, no. Your example is of two people who are...

Um, no. Your example is of two people who are arguing the same thing -- the glass is the same whether you call it half empty or half full. We are arguing different things -- practice *with*...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 38,926
Posted By PhilB
Um, tire technology has improved a bit since the...

Um, tire technology has improved a bit since the 1960's. In much the same way that the same bike then could be a leading edge sportbike, or touring bike, or dirtbike, simply by changing the exhaust...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 91,716
Posted By PhilB
+1. This. Anyone who has miuch experience...

+1. This.

Anyone who has miuch experience with riding instruction will tell you that there are an awful lot of riders out there who have developed, perfected, committed to muscle memory, a great...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 38,926
Posted By PhilB
For a car, a "lot of roll" might be 15 of lean....

For a car, a "lot of roll" might be 15 of lean. For a bike, it's a lot more than that. In addition, in a car, the lean is to the outside of the corner, so the transverse forces on the tire when...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 38,926
Posted By PhilB
:lol3 I love this line of "logic". a) They...

:lol3 I love this line of "logic".

a) They laugh at geniuses and innovators.
b) They are laughing at me.
Therefore:
c) I am a genius innovator.

Here's the thing: when naysayers naysay,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 91,716
Posted By PhilB
+1. This. PhilB

+1. This.

PhilB
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 91,716
Posted By PhilB
Sweet. Your ignorance is backed up by...

Sweet. Your ignorance is backed up by namecalling. Woohoo.

Bye-bye.

PhilB
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,611
Posted By PhilB
The traditional Ducati trellis frame is wide at...

The traditional Ducati trellis frame is wide at the front for good triangulation, and this in some models results in a large turning circle.

PhilB
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 91,716
Posted By PhilB
I still cannot grasp the point of arguing in...

I still cannot grasp the point of arguing in favor of ignorance and being uninformed. But whatever. I guess it's useless to try to inform someone who values ignorance of the value of being...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 91,716
Posted By PhilB
:rolleyes So you really think it would be useless...

:rolleyes So you really think it would be useless for someone to explain how it works and what to expect first? It amazes me that people will spend time and effort arguing in favor of wilful...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,381
Posted By PhilB
I started my wife (5'3" tall), and then my...

I started my wife (5'3" tall), and then my daughter, on a good old Honda 250 Nighthawk. Light, standard style, easy to use, good and solid. The other choices mentioned are also good. My wife...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-02-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 644
Views: 62,109
Posted By PhilB
Gotcha. And 100% agreed. The question, as...

Gotcha. And 100% agreed.

The question, as asked though, did not specify a federal action, or any details of *how* it should be made legal in all 50 states -- it just asked if it should be legal...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-01-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 38,926
Posted By PhilB
I could see the value in going to the darkside...

I could see the value in going to the darkside for serious winter riding, since you (pretty much) can't get snow tires for bikes. You can't lean much on snowy/icy roads anyway, so a DOT knobby on...
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,802
Posted By PhilB
Exactly. Depending on year and model, Monsters...

Exactly. Depending on year and model, Monsters are recommended to be checked every 5K, 6K, or 7.5K, but need an adjustment typically once every 2 or 3 checks. Once the engine gets past about 30K to...
Showing results 1 to 40 of 370

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 12:14 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014