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post #31 of 37 (permalink) Old 11-09-2012, 05:26 AM
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I'm gonna have to assume you've got more muscles than me Boldor because I never have much problem with lifesavers, I may have to drop a shoulder a bit but I can easily twist my head round there.

That said I find it just as easy to twist my whole body and look completely behind me, one of the benefits of being young scrawny and flexible.

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I have three helmets...full face...3/4 and Davada pudding bowl...

FF 75% of the time...3/4 23% of the time and Davida only once and a while...

Now what kind of oil and tires should I use?... _


IMHO, you should use both "Oil" and "Tires". Always.
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I've got a 3/4, a half helmet, an Arai FF, and (most used) Nolan modular.
When I have ridden with the 3/4 or 1/2, I didn't think my peripheral vision was better.
Getting smacked in the face with debris or rain is NOT a nice thing to have happen on a ride.
After I got hit from behind and had my head smash against the truck and pavement, I never chose a 1/2 or 3/4 again. FF all the time.

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I tried using both oil and tyres but the tyre rubber in my engine made it sound funny and when the oil on my tyres made me crash the mechanic said it would have broken soon anyway.

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On my old RZ, I used to sneek a peek into the next lane by looking under my armpit, just raise the elbow a touch and have a look.
Anyone else do the armpit thing?
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On my old RZ, I used to sneek a peek into the next lane by looking under my armpit, just raise the elbow a touch and have a look.
Anyone else do the armpit thing?
Yep, that's what I was alluding to in an earlier post. It's almost easier than on a more upright bike.
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On my old RZ, I used to sneek a peek into the next lane by looking under my armpit, just raise the elbow a touch and have a look.
Anyone else do the armpit thing?
Every now and then, I look however seems easiest at the time.

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