ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 500
Search took 0.07 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Barry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-22-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,850
Posted By Barry
Agree

Agree
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,850
Posted By Barry
In elementary school, threw a snowball at an...

In elementary school, threw a snowball at an orange VW. Dude that looked like Mr. Clean got out, and chased me on foot a good couple hundred yards. Never threw anything at a car again.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,048
Posted By Barry
This ^^^^. That and another thing I don't get is...

This ^^^^. That and another thing I don't get is the "Cruisin' in Memory of...". Of all the ways to memorialize someone and their life, you decide to "cruise". Don't get it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 36,704
Views: 9,606,351
Posted By Barry
ALL kinds of good riding within 30 minutes of...

ALL kinds of good riding within 30 minutes of 226A. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 14,249
Posted By Barry
IF it has a hammer drop safety. Many do not. ...

IF it has a hammer drop safety. Many do not. And not all hammer drops are hammer drop safetys.

If you aren't careless when you handle a DA, it is not an issue... For carry, I won't own a weapon...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 14,249
Posted By Barry
That can happen with any brand of DA or squeeze...

That can happen with any brand of DA or squeeze cocker without and external safety. That said if you have such a weapon (and ALL my handguns are) then you handle the weapon appropriately. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 14,249
Posted By Barry
Most likely cause he's a dumbass. If you shoot ...

Most likely cause he's a dumbass. If you shoot yourself, you are instantly labeled a fucking idiot. Sorry. It's that easy NOT to shoot yourself. And the post further down about stuff being 2nd...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,361
Posted By Barry
Huuuuuuge red flag there.

Huuuuuuge red flag there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 18,361
Posted By Barry
Sorry. I would have politely requested a...

Sorry. I would have politely requested a supervisor come to the scene. After, just on principle i may have to sue for the costs incurred because of the error.

U were legal thus it should not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 14,249
Posted By Barry
On a bicycle, by not stopping. On a moto,...

On a bicycle, by not stopping. On a moto, THROTTLE.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,867
Posted By Barry
This shit caught me in a cranky mood. The...

This shit caught me in a cranky mood. The inability of people to realize YOU are responsible for YOU, ultimately (read: your life) makes me insane.

Course go to track day forums and someone is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,867
Posted By Barry
For all the whiny assholes that simply do not get...

For all the whiny assholes that simply do not get this, the street is not your personal playground. However, it CAN kill you. Fuck right and wrong, ride as if your life depends on it, cause it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,867
Posted By Barry
Yes! How fucking hard is this?

Yes!

How fucking hard is this?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,867
Posted By Barry
The fail is they appeared to be riding WAAAAAY to...

The fail is they appeared to be riding WAAAAAY to fucking fast for the street. Shit happens. Account for it. Go to the track.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,989
Posted By Barry
Normally, on principle, I would not be supportive...

Normally, on principle, I would not be supportive at all for such scrutiny. Given the above statement, which is true I believe, I'm all for checkpoints that find 2 wheeled knuckleheads.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,521
Posted By Barry
Meh.... Cafe Racer trend is the new HD Pirate all...

Meh.... Cafe Racer trend is the new HD Pirate all over again.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 36,704
Views: 9,606,351
Posted By Barry
This...^^^

This...^^^
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 8,747
Posted By Barry
Heavily insure yourself for accident and death. ...

Heavily insure yourself for accident and death. You are then covered to live your life with no guilt.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-31-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,260
Posted By Barry
I'm a fan of variety. I need (want) a big street...

I'm a fan of variety. I need (want) a big street bike, naked hooligan street bike, track bike, dirt bike at a minimum. Possibly a variety of a couple of those.

I would not drop a large amount of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-28-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,657
Posted By Barry
This... I'm 51. Before starting track...

This...

I'm 51.

Before starting track days and racing (read: had little real skill) I had a ZX-9 and followed a bunch of ADVRiders to the Hot Springs Rally. I was working super hard to keep a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-17-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,361
Posted By Barry
I attended in Delaware. Super fun, and you will...

I attended in Delaware. Super fun, and you will learn a lot. Falling is generally tucking the front and gently low-siding. Nobody had a bad getoff the entire two days I was there.

Great people,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-30-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,467
Posted By Barry
I was on my large Concours 1400 in...

I was on my large Concours 1400 in Fredericksburg, Va during the same quake. Lot of damage in our location, but I didn't even realize there was a quake. Never felt a thing.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 9,534
Posted By Barry
A big group ride is an opportunity for people to...

A big group ride is an opportunity for people to be seen, rather than to see... or you get asshats with no skills, or idiots with something to prove. Group rides are what racetracks are for...
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 18,755
Posted By Barry
I ride indoors in the winter (missed last season...

I ride indoors in the winter (missed last season and this season) on a go-kart track, 150cc and under supermotos or sportsman setup. I guarantee that has made me a much, much better rider on track...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 18,755
Posted By Barry
Surely you jest... the track teaches us nothing....

Surely you jest... the track teaches us nothing. NOTHING I SAY !
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 18,755
Posted By Barry
Wow... shakes head.

Wow... shakes head.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 18,755
Posted By Barry
Here is my guess. A lot of guys THINK they can...

Here is my guess. A lot of guys THINK they can ride. Until you go to a track, and truly try to ride at the limits of the rider and/or bike, you really don't know 1) what really capable riders are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 18,625
Posted By Barry
In no particular order... they all piss me off. ...

In no particular order... they all piss me off.

1. Stopping when you have the right of way. You're a fucking idiot. GO, the people behind you don't want to be rear-ended due to you being a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-28-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 499
Views: 18,755
Posted By Barry
There is a lot of failure to communicate, or...

There is a lot of failure to communicate, or understand.... not sure which. But this thread is full of epic fail.

OUT...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 18,755
Posted By Barry
Riding on track has 2 benefits. 1. It...

Riding on track has 2 benefits.

1. It develops very, very good mental focus.

2. It develops very, very good bike handling skills.

So yes, having excellent mental focus and bike handling...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,764
Posted By Barry
Well... I am recovering from a concussion when I...

Well... I am recovering from a concussion when I got off after the right bar end clipped a tree on singletrack. I was at the top of 3rd on a KTM 525 EXC. Don't know how fast that was, but it was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,902
Posted By Barry
Unless you are off-road, or on a track, you can't...

Unless you are off-road, or on a track, you can't wring out most anything to its limit. If you think you can, you need to take riding classes, off-road, or on track.

Nobody is near much of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 36,704
Views: 9,606,351
Posted By Barry
My first thought. Looks nicely setup and...

My first thought. Looks nicely setup and definitely not beat.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-04-2014, 01:17 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,641
Posted By Barry
Do you wear protective gear? Give the above as...

Do you wear protective gear? Give the above as you related it to risk must be present, it would make no sense to be if you do.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-03-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 10,808
Posted By Barry
But they should try...

But they should try...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,641
Posted By Barry
No. I didn't bash him. I said the question is...

No. I didn't bash him. I said the question is idiotic. If we only undertook activities if they could kill us, we would have no art, music, literature, etc.

I am aware there is a segment of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-01-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 37,012
Posted By Barry
Dipshits on 2 wheels... we have no shortage of...

Dipshits on 2 wheels... we have no shortage of them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-01-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,641
Posted By Barry
That is an idiotic question.

That is an idiotic question.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2014, 01:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,731
Posted By Barry
Seems prudent. No reason to hang off riding sane...

Seems prudent. No reason to hang off riding sane street speeds.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-18-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,417
Posted By Barry
Plan on coming out solo in the AM. I'm in a...

Plan on coming out solo in the AM. I'm in a green Jeep Cherokee with a utility trailer towing a KTM 525.

Please say hi, like to ride with other folks!

Barry
Showing results 1 to 40 of 500

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 03:21 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015