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Forum: Racing 01-24-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,672
Posted By DandyDoug
GD shame i cannot get MAVTV through my crappy...

GD shame i cannot get MAVTV through my crappy cable company .
( Time Warner)
If I am willing to upgrade as they want me to do i might eventually get the channel.

I still think Dave is one of...
Forum: Racing 01-02-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 472,358
Posted By DandyDoug
Good to see a post from the far away frozen north...

Good to see a post from the far away frozen north country.

I am going through racing withdrawal at the moment, sitting on pins and needles waiting for the new season to begin !!

Dakar starts...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-01-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,630
Posted By DandyDoug
I'm going to agree with bmwloco on this one. If...

I'm going to agree with bmwloco on this one.
If I ever get well enough to ride again it will be on an old BMWAirHead or a Triumph.
Nothing much out there in today's market interests me .
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-22-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 25,584
Posted By DandyDoug
Truly a great ride report !! It is so...

Truly a great ride report !!
It is so refreshing to read and see people of "an age" getting out and living life to the fullest. Your report inspires me to try my best to get back in the saddle.
I...
Forum: Airheads 11-20-2013, 05:09 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 23,474
Posted By DandyDoug
Some of my Airheads were worse about a little...

Some of my Airheads were worse about a little smoke than others, a lot depends on how the internals of the engine have worn and been maintained. I do not recommend using synthetic oil in these...
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 23,474
Posted By DandyDoug
There is a lot to be said in favor of a smaller...

There is a lot to be said in favor of a smaller bike in city situations :D
Forum: Airheads 11-11-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 23,474
Posted By DandyDoug
Dude, I am about 5'6" on a good day and have a...

Dude, I am about 5'6" on a good day and have a 28" inseam. The only style motorcycle I have ever been able to put my feet flat on the ground is a cruiser type or a scooter.

I spent a small...
Forum: Airheads 11-10-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 23,474
Posted By DandyDoug
Congrat's on the new bike, now you get to learn...

Congrat's on the new bike, now you get to learn all about the word COMPROMISE :rofl

The fueling issues are pretty common in older machines so the entire system needs looking at and attention. If...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-04-2013, 04:46 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 279,885
Posted By DandyDoug
you mean Ms. Bisquits Grits and Gravy ??:rofl ...

you mean Ms. Bisquits Grits and Gravy ??:rofl

My wife watches her on Fashion Police almost every week. All i see is a stumpy legged no talent foul mouthed lonely bitch , and that;s a compliment to...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-04-2013, 01:50 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 279,885
Posted By DandyDoug
Every time my wife and i sit down to enjoy any...

Every time my wife and i sit down to enjoy any programming from or about Australia, we always comment on how sad it must be to live with such homely women :wink::wink: ( just kidding of course)
...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-31-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,769
Posted By DandyDoug
I have considered going back to a standard...

I have considered going back to a standard motorcycle, but a couple of things keep me away.
1. I have a problem using the hand clutch due to an old injury in my left arm and the usual old man...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-31-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,769
Posted By DandyDoug
I am scheduled to see a back specialist surgeon...

I am scheduled to see a back specialist surgeon in December, I will talk with him but at my age I seriously doubt I will let him "PRACTICE" on me.
After looking at my MRI with both my medical doctor...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-31-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,769
Posted By DandyDoug
It's a combination of many things . ...

It's a combination of many things .
Degenerative disc disease , arthritis , my MRI is really ugly.

Factor in the riding position, and the short travel abrupt suspension and you get a recipe for...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-31-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,769
Posted By DandyDoug
Started to ride this morning, got about 10 miles...

Started to ride this morning, got about 10 miles before my back started giving me stabbing pain again :cry

I'm thinking my riding days are over at this point.
Riding was about the only thing i...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-30-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,769
Posted By DandyDoug
Possibly , but ! I am going through some...

Possibly , but !
I am going through some serious low back problems , some days it's ok other days not.
Went for a short ride yesterday and i am in a lot of discomfort today :cry

Supposed to ride...
Forum: Racing 10-29-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 472,358
Posted By DandyDoug
All I can say is Moto GP is beginning to smell a...

All I can say is Moto GP is beginning to smell a lot like NAPCAR and F-1.

Let's just manipulate every thing until the piloto has nothing more to do than twist the throttle and hang on.:cry

I...
Forum: Racing 10-29-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 472,358
Posted By DandyDoug
So is that on a satellite team or a semi factory...

So is that on a satellite team or a semi factory backed team or ???????????????
Forum: Racing 10-29-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 472,358
Posted By DandyDoug
I doubt that :eek1

I doubt that :eek1
Forum: Racing 10-29-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 472,358
Posted By DandyDoug
No idea what Colin is upset about...

No idea what Colin is upset about ??????????????????????
Forum: Battle scooters 10-28-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,769
Posted By DandyDoug
At my age i don't plan things too far down the...

At my age i don't plan things too far down the road :evil

But ; if we could settle on a meet up place , maybe the Hungry Farmer ?

A day, and a time, ( I am retired so my schedule is some...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-28-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,769
Posted By DandyDoug
DOH ?? I had no idea we had so many Scooter...

DOH ??

I had no idea we had so many Scooter riders within a couple hundred miles of me and the BRP.

If anyone is interested i would like to have a get together of scooters in the next couple of...
Forum: Racing 10-27-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 472,358
Posted By DandyDoug
Ben is certainly no failure, he got caught up in...

Ben is certainly no failure, he got caught up in the GP circus and simply did not enjoy enough of it . (eg: Mr. Stoner)
Then several significant injuries , that he could not recover from as fast as...
Forum: Racing 10-27-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 472,358
Posted By DandyDoug
Ben's worst enemy seemed to be his own attitude...

Ben's worst enemy seemed to be his own attitude about the travel and food. He claims he started to come to grip with it , but I'm not convinced.
All the crashes and then trying to get back on too...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-23-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 279,885
Posted By DandyDoug
NAH mine was never that boney , I prefer my women...

NAH mine was never that boney , I prefer my women to look and feel like women , a bit saftig or Rubenesque thank you very much :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-23-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 17,019
Posted By DandyDoug
Spent my honey moon on Maui, to this day I tell...

Spent my honey moon on Maui, to this day I tell the wife, if I ever get back there I am never leaving :clap
Forum: Battle scooters 10-21-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,406
Posted By DandyDoug
My current ( 3rd and last wife, they do trade...

My current ( 3rd and last wife, they do trade you to the other team after three you know :huh )
Poor woman turns green just walking down the dock, so I decided to give up boats of all type ( I am a...
Forum: Racing 10-21-2013, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 472,358
Posted By DandyDoug
That ain't no way to run a horse race.:norton

That ain't no way to run a horse race.:norton
Forum: Battle scooters 10-21-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,406
Posted By DandyDoug
Shepski , while your new wife looks more like she...

Shepski , while your new wife looks more like she could be your daughter , you get my applause for keeping on with life and doing it well :wink:

Captain, listen to your wife, all that teak and...
Forum: Racing 10-21-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 472,358
Posted By DandyDoug
The race itself was about as usual, fun and a few...

The race itself was about as usual, fun and a few nice passes in the mid pack, the drama at the front almost seemed staged to me. How in the heck could Honda not know specifically what the rule...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-20-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 279,885
Posted By DandyDoug
I believe my life is now changed forever :rofl

I believe my life is now changed forever :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-17-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,668
Posted By DandyDoug
Glad you enjoyed the trip and reunion. I never...

Glad you enjoyed the trip and reunion.
I never attended a reunion or wanted to attend anything to do with high school . Left as soon as I could and never looked back.

Some years ago I was back in...
Forum: Racing 10-17-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 472,358
Posted By DandyDoug
Aprillia are in trouble because they are involved...

Aprillia are in trouble because they are involved with or owned by Piaggio, who are laying off workers and may be closing a plant according to what I read yesterday on the BMWMOA Bench racing thread.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,976
Posted By DandyDoug
Great thread ! The older i get the more...

Great thread !

The older i get the more interest I have in smaller bikes.
I'm riding a 650 Burgman at the moment, but am sort of looking around for a smaller single or a twin as a hobby fixer...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-12-2013, 12:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,286
Posted By DandyDoug
Thanks for the link ! Great blog report !! ...

Thanks for the link !

Great blog report !!

Wonder how the tires looked after a 7500 mile trip ???

I am a bit over 5k miles on my Burgman 650 and the rear is about toast :eek1
Forum: Battle scooters 10-12-2013, 04:52 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,286
Posted By DandyDoug
I don't know much about how to use Facebook, but...

I don't know much about how to use Facebook, but I am on it. how do i find the link to your blog ??

Doug
Forum: Battle scooters 10-11-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 279,885
Posted By DandyDoug
Not by me she won't .:eek1

Not by me she won't .:eek1
Forum: Battle scooters 10-10-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 761
Views: 279,885
Posted By DandyDoug
Aside from the stinky butt in her mouth , YUM !!!

Aside from the stinky butt in her mouth , YUM !!!
Forum: Battle scooters 10-07-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,228
Posted By DandyDoug
Gets my vote :clap

Gets my vote :clap
Forum: Racing 10-07-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5,469
Views: 472,358
Posted By DandyDoug
I bet Nicky is kicking back laughing at all this...

I bet Nicky is kicking back laughing at all this , any way it goes he wins.
Maybe not on the track again next year, but his legion of fans will support him in what ever he decides to do.
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,127
Posted By DandyDoug
I have not owned a diesel model but have owned a...

I have not owned a diesel model but have owned a few type 2's in the past.

Your decision to get one now has me thinking about getting one myself.

I am going to poke around on the Samba forum...
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