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Old 04-04-2012, 07:23 AM   #9451
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If they don't have this framed and on their wall they really should.

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Old 04-04-2012, 07:26 AM   #9452
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Old 04-04-2012, 07:53 AM   #9453
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Unfortunately that BS practice of running with your high beams on during the day is endorsed by at least one State...

http://www.dmv.state.va.us/webdoc/ci.../mcmanual6.asp
That BS is just the old "good idea" left over from the '70s or '80s or whenever the book was first printed and has probably never been changed.

EDIT- So I looked. http://www.dmv.state.va.us/webdoc/pdf/dmv2.pdf Last "updated" 2008. The photographs are newer. A few of the line drawings are of the same style as the BRC, but most look like they came out of the 80s.

Fortunately, motorcycle electrics- notably lights- have changed, drastically, for the better. I probably get better light output from one of my 2012 Triumph's low beams than two CB750Ks parked side by side with the high beams on.

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Old 04-04-2012, 07:56 AM   #9454
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Old 04-04-2012, 08:03 AM   #9455
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Time for a new tire?



Assless chaps on a DRZ and a cruiser riding position. FAIL!
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Old 04-04-2012, 08:11 AM   #9456
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Scraping the peg on something that sits up higher than a bigwheel looks purdy good to me.
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Old 04-04-2012, 09:29 AM   #9457
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Old 04-04-2012, 09:46 AM   #9458
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Assless chaps on a DRZ and a cruiser riding position. FAIL!
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Scraping the peg on something that sits up higher than a bigwheel looks purdy good to me.

Only reason he's scraping the peg is because he's leaning the wrong way....
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Old 04-04-2012, 10:01 AM   #9459
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Only reason he's scraping the peg is because he's leaning the wrong way....
...that's not the ONLY reason, I'd say speed had a little to do with it. Not bad form for a dirt bike rider.
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Old 04-04-2012, 10:01 AM   #9460
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We need to go back to bickering about hanging off.

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Old 04-04-2012, 10:05 AM   #9461
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Only reason he's scraping the peg is because he's leaning the wrong way....
Get on an MX track and show me which way you lean.
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Old 04-04-2012, 10:14 AM   #9462
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Only reason he's scraping the peg is because he's leaning the wrong way....
there are a lot of very fast supermoto riders who would disagree with you.
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Old 04-04-2012, 10:22 AM   #9463
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My guess is that people who put car tires on motorcycles are very slow on curvy roads anyway and don't really care about handling.
Pretty much. The head of the FJR Darkside movement said the car tire never really affected handling for him.
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For someone who rides a lot of highway miles and then takes it easy on the occasional curve I guess a car tire wouldn't be that big of a deal. A lot of the cruisers on the road today have such limited cornering clearance that a car tire probably wouldn't make much difference anyway.
If it did, it would actually help- the flatter car tire lifts the rear up a bit as it leans over.
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Old 04-04-2012, 10:23 AM   #9464
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Get on an MX track and show me which way you lean.
That wasn't an MX track, was it?
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Old 04-04-2012, 10:24 AM   #9465
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...that's not the ONLY reason, I'd say speed had a little to do with it. Not bad form for a dirt bike rider.
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Get on an MX track and show me which way you lean.
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there are a lot of very fast supermoto riders who would disagree with you.
Geez, a noob just can't win around here.... bet if he was hanging off he'd have more ground clearance...
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