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Forum: Riding Skills March 19th, 2019, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By adouglas
Use repeatable reference points on the bike. I do...

Use repeatable reference points on the bike. I do this when talking to new riders about BP at the track all the time. It's one of the few little contributions I can make.

For me it's a checklist...
Forum: Riding Skills March 13th, 2019, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By adouglas
I heart Misti's posts. Always thought-provoking. ...

I heart Misti's posts. Always thought-provoking.

I'd say that if you're unstable on the bike, you'll be putting unwanted inputs into it and upsetting the chassis.

It's not good to upset the...
Forum: New Members March 12th, 2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 274
Posted By adouglas
I HIGHLY recommend Tony's Track Days. Really well...

I HIGHLY recommend Tony's Track Days. Really well run outfit that attracts responsible, safety-conscious riders. Very different from the Wild West crew that some other organizations cater to.

If...
Forum: New Members March 12th, 2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 274
Posted By adouglas
Come on out to Palmer Motorsports Park in Ware...

Come on out to Palmer Motorsports Park in Ware when we're running track days and say hi.

A number of Ninjette members will be there August 4-5.... including csmith12, Koala, Ducati999, probably...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion February 16th, 2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,173
Posted By adouglas
Bots. Just sayin'.

Bots. Just sayin'.
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion February 16th, 2019, 07:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,173
Posted By adouglas
You realize that snakes are basically just tails...

You realize that snakes are basically just tails with faces, right?
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion February 14th, 2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,173
Posted By adouglas
I have some unused MOTM perks to cash in. ...

I have some unused MOTM perks to cash in.

Here's my MOTM request: Give winners ten votes per month.

It may not mean squat, but it sure would drive up the vote count... and we can have some fun...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion February 12th, 2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By adouglas
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Forum: New Members February 11th, 2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 384
Posted By adouglas
The fastest color! I miss mine. Welcome!

The fastest color! I miss mine.

Welcome!
Forum: Riding Skills February 6th, 2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 459
Posted By adouglas
Hi, Dave, and welcome to the forum. Yeah......

Hi, Dave, and welcome to the forum.

Yeah... you go where you look.

There's a flip side to target fixation... if you lift your vision, you gain confidence and things seem to slow down.

For...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion January 31st, 2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By adouglas
Looks a bit better in person.

Looks a bit better in person.
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion January 30th, 2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 23
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Views: 459
Posted By adouglas
250 vs. 300 No direct experience with the...

250 vs. 300

No direct experience with the 300 but from what I understand:


Ergonomics and intended mission are the same. It's an upright, entry-level bike.
Handling will be much the same....
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion January 29th, 2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 23
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Posted By adouglas
You "need" a bigger bike like you "need" a giant...

You "need" a bigger bike like you "need" a giant SUV.

For the vast majority of riding that the vast majority of people do, the 250 is just fine. Arguably better than larger bikes, even.

It's...
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Farkles January 28th, 2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By adouglas
Hi, Jeremy, and welcome. You might not like...

Hi, Jeremy, and welcome.

You might not like what rearsets do given your size. Yes they move the pegs back, but they also move them up.... which is the whole point. Rearsets exist to get your feet...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion January 28th, 2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 23
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Views: 459
Posted By adouglas
Pros: Absurdly cheap to buy and own. ...

Pros:


Absurdly cheap to buy and own.
Light and nimble... "flickable."
Rewards good riding technique: The better you are, the more fun the bike is.
The user experience gets better the...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion January 27th, 2019, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By adouglas
Haven't seen anything either. I've done...

Haven't seen anything either.

I've done business with SVRacing (side lift stand) and have been happy.
Forum: Off-Topic January 27th, 2019, 09:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 147
Posted By adouglas
https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2603/5849189766_a288...

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2603/5849189766_a288b79617.jpg

Do you know what happened to the Mazdas? NBC has not seen fit to put together a race recap so I have no idea what went down overnight.
Forum: Riding Skills January 26th, 2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By adouglas
Vision, methinks... spotting (and hitting)...

Vision, methinks... spotting (and hitting) reference points for roll-off, braking and tip-in.

The way I perceive the issue is that there's a mismatch between what makes the bike happy and what I...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion January 24th, 2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,576
Posted By adouglas
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Forum: Riding Skills January 24th, 2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 348
Posted By adouglas
Two goals, neither really "new:" 1) Later...

Two goals, neither really "new:"

1) Later roll off/faster entry/earlier on the throttle. I'm still entering too slow, coasting too much and getting on it too late.

2) Downshifting skills on...
Forum: 2008 - 2012 Ninja 250R Tech Talk January 21st, 2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By adouglas
This ought to get you started: ...

This ought to get you started:

https://www.ninjette.org/forums/showthread.php?t=75165

It looks as if, at minimum, you'll need to drill a couple of holes in your upper triple. You need a place...
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion January 18th, 2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,576
Posted By adouglas
OH GOD NO!!!!!! ...

OH GOD NO!!!!!!

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Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion January 18th, 2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,576
Posted By adouglas
This election has been influenced by collusion...

This election has been influenced by collusion with canine bots.
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion January 17th, 2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,576
Posted By adouglas
Seeing some serious vote shrinkage here.....

Seeing some serious vote shrinkage here.....
Forum: General Motorcycling Discussion January 16th, 2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 2,576
Posted By adouglas
Okay, Roger, it's you and me. Come at me, bro. ...

Okay, Roger, it's you and me. Come at me, bro.

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