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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 154,373
Posted By Bill_Z
My first timer

This is the timer that I am using now.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 154,373
Posted By Bill_Z
better timing device

I'm late to the party but very interested in something like y'all have been discussing. It would seem better and cheaper than buying a lot of modules for the timer that I have now. I have added a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-26-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 154,373
Posted By Bill_Z
I remember riding my bicycle in the snow and that...

I remember riding my bicycle in the snow and that was challenging. Can't even imagine a motorbike in snow...well, I can imagine it, but don't want to do it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 57,898
Posted By Bill_Z
I owned this bike, in this color, when I was...

I owned this bike, in this color, when I was stationed in Hawaii while in the Navy. I crashed it and lived, jumping a curb at about 70mph. Cracked the block so it sat on the front porch for a year...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 32,344
Posted By Bill_Z
I believe this is a matter of priorities and the...

I believe this is a matter of priorities and the changes that people go through in their lives.

For me, when I was much younger, I had a bike until I married and we had our first child. We were...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,288
Posted By Bill_Z
Mighty fine doings. Yes sir, mightly fine. Good...

Mighty fine doings. Yes sir, mightly fine. Good report too. Thanx for sharing.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 15,736
Posted By Bill_Z
Never, until you asked this stupid question, and...

Never, until you asked this stupid question, and then my first strike/sting in 35 years last Sunday. Holy Lord, that hurts.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 37,204
Posted By Bill_Z
First, let me say that I have not read the entire...

First, let me say that I have not read the entire thread, but that I was so upset by your comments that I have simply jumped in to reply:

This is EXACTLY what happened to my wife when we...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,654
Posted By Bill_Z
You fool, you're supposed to stand up on the...

You fool, you're supposed to stand up on the footboards!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-18-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 154,373
Posted By Bill_Z
Well said!

Well said!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2012, 06:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,086
Posted By Bill_Z
Yup. When I can no longer throw a leg over, I'm...

Yup. When I can no longer throw a leg over, I'm getting one. By that time, I'm sure technology will have made some major strides, since I'm only 56 now. But I plan on riding until I am no longer...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-11-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,095
Posted By Bill_Z
Thanks for taking us along. Good report.

Thanks for taking us along. Good report.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 154,373
Posted By Bill_Z
All this good conversation makes me want to go...

All this good conversation makes me want to go out and ride. Looking foward to getting off work for the ride home. Need more practice time...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 31,113
Views: 7,542,976
Posted By Bill_Z
I think the previous question may have been in...

I think the previous question may have been in reference to the near-side cylinder head.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 154,373
Posted By Bill_Z
Motogymkhanaman: good to see you getting out and...

Motogymkhanaman: good to see you getting out and around. Glad to have you add your voice to these discussions. I look forward to hearing more from you.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,487
Posted By Bill_Z
I read this in Lee Parks Advance Rider Training...

I read this in Lee Parks Advance Rider Training book.
Forum: Regional forums 08-19-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,017
Posted By Bill_Z
Home safe from a wonderful weekend. Thanks to...

Home safe from a wonderful weekend. Thanks to Graywolf and his family for the magical hospitality. Most excellent!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 31,113
Views: 7,542,976
Posted By Bill_Z
Neither were her judges. I would have thought an...

Neither were her judges. I would have thought an Olympian would have better manners as she represents our county after years of practice, instead of such a sour expression.
Forum: Regional forums 08-16-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,017
Posted By Bill_Z
Witness: glad to hear that you're still vertical....

Witness: glad to hear that you're still vertical. Be safe and see you there!
Forum: Regional forums 08-10-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,017
Posted By Bill_Z
J: I take that ticket if you still have it on...

J: I take that ticket if you still have it on Saturday when you arrive. I'll be riding to GW's on Friday on a White Vstrom, so look for my rust colored tent or my bike. If you manage to sell it...
Forum: Regional forums 08-09-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,017
Posted By Bill_Z
Alright, now I'm starting to get excited about...

Alright, now I'm starting to get excited about this trip. It's been more'n two years since I've taken a riding trip and I really need a get-a-way. Looks like there will be some interesting...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,030
Posted By Bill_Z
Go ahead, flirt with the Popo. I have only been...

Go ahead, flirt with the Popo. I have only been pulled over once, and that was also for excessive acceleration. I too was let go with a warning. You'd better take your cue from the man and slow...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 154,373
Posted By Bill_Z
Hummm...yah, ummm...I have no words...

Hummm...yah, ummm...I have no words...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2012, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 154,373
Posted By Bill_Z
I carry tennis balls with me when I have my...

I carry tennis balls with me when I have my backpack but I must admit that I haven't been practicing as much as I want to...lot's of reasons that are basically excuses. I just need to make time. ...
Forum: Regional forums 08-06-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,017
Posted By Bill_Z
Waiting for approval on my vacation request for...

Waiting for approval on my vacation request for Friday before I put 'er in full planning mode....APPROVED : let the planning begin!
Forum: Regional forums 08-03-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,017
Posted By Bill_Z
I don't have any plans because I have no idea...

I don't have any plans because I have no idea what types of events are playing out that weekend, but I'd be up for this. It's something I've never seen before, and new stuff is always cool, well,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 94,542
Posted By Bill_Z
But you will... I think that each should...

But you will...

I think that each should wear what ever safety gear they want and feel safest using. Ride your ride, do it your way. I believe in ATGATT, but I don't always do it, like most...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-30-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,893
Posted By Bill_Z
Now THIS is very interesting. No date posted, as...

Now THIS is very interesting. No date posted, as yet, but the idea of 2,500+ miles on my Wee is just really enticing. And you're planning this far in advance get's my attention too. I like it. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 31,113
Views: 7,542,976
Posted By Bill_Z
Touch your knee down, I dare ya! Go ahead, squid...

Touch your knee down, I dare ya! Go ahead, squid man, touch your knee down. IDIOT
Forum: Face plant 07-26-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,506
Posted By Bill_Z
Yah for ATGATT! Good job having your stuff on! ...

Yah for ATGATT! Good job having your stuff on! Glad you walked away.
Forum: Trip Planning 07-25-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,777
Posted By Bill_Z
Troll...

Troll...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 135,018
Posted By Bill_Z
It a disaster, social conformity and ethics are...

It a disaster, social conformity and ethics are gone, and survival will not be as clean as most of the "tongue-in-cheek" humor being exchanged here. You make a very good point, for those who are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2012, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 94,542
Posted By Bill_Z
Katherine: I couldn't agree more. I will say...

Katherine: I couldn't agree more. I will say that my gear is part of my bike and gearing up is part of the experience mentally as well as physically. You've nailed it for me too!

I intend to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,758
Posted By Bill_Z
Yup, titled "post ride" favorite says it all. I...

Yup, titled "post ride" favorite says it all. I like to pull a cork or two but I won't drink and drive or ride and I won't ride with those who do. I really like my skin and I choose to keep all that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,025
Posted By Bill_Z
Bitch, complain, moan, complain some...

Bitch, complain, moan, complain some more,...generally become less than socially acceptable. My wife usually finds some work for me to do to shut me up until I am too tired to whine.

If I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-19-2012, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 154,373
Posted By Bill_Z
Ohhh, big problem for me then. I assumed that...

Ohhh, big problem for me then. I assumed that this was like any other timer that you simply set up both compenents on the ground and as you rode through the beam between the two units, the timer...
Forum: Regional forums 07-19-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,017
Posted By Bill_Z
Thinking about burning some vacation for this...

Thinking about burning some vacation for this event. Anybody riding up from the South? This is an easy one day ride, leaving Crab Orchard, KY on Friday morning, about 7:00 am, and wondering...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 154,373
Posted By Bill_Z
D: you are soooo bad.

D: you are soooo bad.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 154,373
Posted By Bill_Z
lap timer

Amazon.com Slip Angle Racing Lap Timer (http://www.amazon.com/Slip-Angle-Racing-LT-011-Timer/dp/B005LDFD3K/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1342549084&sr=8-1&keywords=slip+angle+racing+lap+timer)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-17-2012, 05:41 AM
Replies: 31,113
Views: 7,542,976
Posted By Bill_Z
LOVE them commercial breaks!

LOVE them commercial breaks!
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