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Forum: General Sportbikes   11-27-2013, 12:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,972
Posted By kevin_stevens
S1000R? KeS

S1000R?

KeS
Forum: General Sportbikes   11-25-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,717
Posted By kevin_stevens
An interesting example, since we're so off-topic...

An interesting example, since we're so off-topic on this thread now anyway, is today's news that the FDA is closing down a genetic mapping company that provides information on various risks posed by...
Forum: General Sportbikes   11-25-2013, 01:08 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,717
Posted By kevin_stevens
You say "guidance" and example "mandate". Say...

You say "guidance" and example "mandate". Say what you mean.



It isn't a fallacy when it has demonstrably occurred. Legislators and lobbyists *have* referenced seat belt laws in mandating...
Forum: General Sportbikes   11-24-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,717
Posted By kevin_stevens
Pump the brakes on the progression, not the...

Pump the brakes on the progression, not the observation of it.

The government is telling you what you can and can't do. How you may or may not do it. What you can and can't eat. Where you can...
Forum: General Sportbikes   11-22-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,717
Posted By kevin_stevens
I'm not sure how far ahead humans can actually...

I'm not sure how far ahead humans can actually project consequences, but I know that it's less than nine months.

KeS
Forum: General Sportbikes   11-22-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,717
Posted By kevin_stevens
Personal attacks? I quoted your own words back...

Personal attacks? I quoted your own words back at you after you said my points were irrelevant. You are the one swearing and cursing.



I've looked several times over the years for sufficient...
Forum: New Riders   11-22-2013, 02:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,111
Posted By kevin_stevens
The point of overgear, such as the pants and...

The point of overgear, such as the pants and Aerostich, is to NOT sit in class wearing it, but to take it off. Aerostich has a video where they show it taking like seven seconds to don their...
Forum: General Sportbikes   11-22-2013, 01:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,717
Posted By kevin_stevens
Simple facts are for simple people. I have a...

Simple facts are for simple people. I have a professional history as a financial analyst for an HMO, and I can't draw any conclusions from the information presented, except that the author has an...
Forum: General Sportbikes   11-21-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,717
Posted By kevin_stevens
The caption of the article picture says "wildly...

The caption of the article picture says "wildly irresponsible", which applies to this ridiculous piece of "journalism".

"Biker deaths soared 18%" - Um, is that cost effective or NOT cost...
Forum: ZZR-600   11-19-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,137
Posted By kevin_stevens
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brake_pad ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brake_pad



The Brake Man - Brake Truth #1 (http://www.thebrakeman.com/piston_count_doesn_t_matter)



BigBrakesCalipers...
Forum: General Sportbikes   11-19-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,880
Posted By kevin_stevens
Several. It's not something you can keep riding...

Several. It's not something you can keep riding with IMHO, whereas you might try to limp a couple of blocks home with a flat rear. The hard part is getting stopped, as the vibration and shaking...
Forum: ZZR-600   11-19-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,137
Posted By kevin_stevens
Nissin. Not Nissan. Nissin. It's engraved on...

Nissin. Not Nissan. Nissin. It's engraved on the caliper. If you can't read you probably shouldn't be re-engineering braking systems. Just a thought.

Six-piston calipers were designed...
Forum: Help Me Fix It   11-11-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By kevin_stevens
Go look on BikeBandit.com. They have microfiche...

Go look on BikeBandit.com. They have microfiche online that should make it clear which cable you need. It's usually the positive cable (the one that opens the throttle), but it's not a bad idea to...
Forum: New Riders   10-31-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,584
Posted By kevin_stevens
I have over 30 years of combined experience, and...

I have over 30 years of combined experience, and the difference between a CBR and a R6 is the difference between an shot of whiskey and a shot of gin, when what you need is a can of soda.

KeS
Forum: General Sportbikes   10-29-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,063
Posted By kevin_stevens
True artists are never appreciated during their...

True artists are never appreciated during their lifetimes. I suggest that principle be applied here.

KeS
Forum: New Riders   10-26-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By kevin_stevens
Didn't say that. Neither did he. Try reading...

Didn't say that. Neither did he. Try reading again.

KeS
Forum: New Riders   10-25-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,029
Posted By kevin_stevens
I like the article, but he makes the common...

I like the article, but he makes the common mistake of implying that none of his injuries would have occurred without good gear, and conversely that good gear protected him from various other...
Forum: General Sportbikes   10-23-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,364
Posted By kevin_stevens
There was an ad by AMA or someone - decades ago -...

There was an ad by AMA or someone - decades ago - that showed a congested freeway, and then a dissolve where all the cars were replaced by motorcycles and how open the freeway began.

I thought it...
Forum: General Sportbikes   10-13-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,593
Posted By kevin_stevens
That's the value of adjustable levers - they...

That's the value of adjustable levers - they allow you to adjust the lever position independently of the engagement. Very helpful on hydraulic clutch bikes especially.

KeS
Forum: General Sportbikes   10-11-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,593
Posted By kevin_stevens
It's not only the torque, but the gearing is much...

It's not only the torque, but the gearing is much more evenly spaced and usable, instead of the ooonnnneeeeeee, twwoooo, 3456 shifting you do with the close-geared SS bikes.

KeS
Forum: General Sportbikes   10-11-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,593
Posted By kevin_stevens
I traded my S1000RR in for a K13S because of the...

I traded my S1000RR in for a K13S because of the better torque and gearing for street use. Yes, I'm saying the S1000RR was soft.

Did the same with a GSX-R1K in favor of a ZX-14. Both times were...
Forum: General Sportbikes   10-10-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,593
Posted By kevin_stevens
I still love the motor, but wasn't happy with the...

I still love the motor, but wasn't happy with the direction they took the rest of the bike in 2012. Pushed me off to the K13S instead, but it was a tough choice.

KeS
Forum: General Sportbikes   10-10-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,593
Posted By kevin_stevens
I don't see you holding any fucking applesauce or...

I don't see you holding any fucking applesauce or meds, DAD! :toetap

KeS
Forum: New Riders   10-07-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,383
Posted By kevin_stevens
Pretty bike! KeS

Pretty bike!

KeS
Forum: Breaking News   10-06-2013, 03:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,104
Posted By kevin_stevens
And yet you're still posting... KeS

And yet you're still posting...

KeS
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