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Forum: Racing 06-18-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2,093
Views: 201,232
Posted By Mr_Gone
That bastard!!! It should be meeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!

That bastard!!! It should be meeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!
Forum: Road Warriors 06-16-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,795
Posted By Mr_Gone
:wave I'll be looking for you on the road!!!

:wave I'll be looking for you on the road!!!
Forum: Road Warriors 06-16-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,795
Posted By Mr_Gone
The only thing I miss about big cities are the...

The only thing I miss about big cities are the good restaurants. Around here, food choices suck.

For the other 99% of my life, I love the Twin Lakes/Mountain Home area. Crime is low. Prices/costs...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-16-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,795
Posted By Mr_Gone
I rent, so I don't need to know nothing 'bout no...

I rent, so I don't need to know nothing 'bout no houses. I'm dating a doctor, so I've got heart surgery covered. With bikes, all you gotta do is twist the throttle and hold on, so I'm good with my...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-16-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 18,798
Posted By Mr_Gone
Bike: 2010 Yamaha FJR1300 Miles: ~775 ...

Bike: 2010 Yamaha FJR1300

Miles: ~775

Trip: heading from Arkansas to Yellowstone. This segment of the ride was mostly I-80, so the miles were fast and easy and I was making progress. I stopped...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-13-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,795
Posted By Mr_Gone
Welcome to the Club!!! :clap

Welcome to the Club!!! :clap
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-10-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 39,898
Views: 10,669,977
Posted By Mr_Gone
http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/jj236/Budsboy/2...

http://i273.photobucket.com/albums/jj236/Budsboy/2013%20Deals%20Gap/Deals%20Gap%202015%20x_zpsewby28vx.jpg

Well, those are some curves I'd certainly like to ride. :wink:
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-02-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 95,333
Posted By Mr_Gone
Yeah, but could he hit anything with that .45...

Yeah, but could he hit anything with that .45 going that fast? That's the real question? :evil
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-29-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 39,898
Views: 10,669,977
Posted By Mr_Gone
Hey, knock it off with the horseplay. This thread...

Hey, knock it off with the horseplay. This thread is serious business. We have fails and tires and air pressure and oil to discuss. :D
Forum: Racing 05-28-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,093
Views: 201,232
Posted By Mr_Gone
That just means he needs a bigger case!!! :D

That just means he needs a bigger case!!! :D
Forum: Racing 05-27-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 15,592
Posted By Mr_Gone
I don't know if I'm reading the MotoGP website...

I don't know if I'm reading the MotoGP website correctly, but it says Rossi has 7 wins at Mugello. Lorenzo has three.

I can't pick a winner.

Standing on the podium (in no particular order) ...
Forum: Racing 05-22-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,402
Posted By Mr_Gone
I'm guessing he gets a painkiller injection. ...

I'm guessing he gets a painkiller injection.

I played football with broken ribs after a shot of Toradol. The pain was significantly dulled. It still hurt, but it was tolerable.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-20-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10,546
Views: 2,292,672
Posted By Mr_Gone
No way you were going 219.3 mph. 205 at best. :D

No way you were going 219.3 mph. 205 at best. :D
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-20-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10,546
Views: 2,292,672
Posted By Mr_Gone
You stole my story!!! And I'm running Metzlers...

You stole my story!!! And I'm running Metzlers now, not Pilot Power 3s. Get your stolen facts straight!!! :D
Forum: Racing 05-15-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,843
Posted By Mr_Gone
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Forum: Racing 05-13-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,843
Posted By Mr_Gone
MM has talent and dedication. Hopefully he keeps...

MM has talent and dedication. Hopefully he keeps his health (no career-ending injuries). It will be fun watching him race for a long time.
Forum: Racing 05-11-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,843
Posted By Mr_Gone
I stand corrected: he won in 2005, in the rain....

I stand corrected: he won in 2005, in the rain. Thank you, Wikipedia.

Ten years ago, though.

Nevertheless, I'd love to see Rossi win.
Forum: Racing 05-11-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,843
Posted By Mr_Gone
I'd love to see Rossi win, but has he ever won at...

I'd love to see Rossi win, but has he ever won at Le Mans? It doesn't seem like his circuit. Marquez, Pedrosa, and Lorenzo have all won there.
Forum: Racing 05-11-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,843
Posted By Mr_Gone
Marquez Lorenzo Rossi

Marquez

Lorenzo

Rossi
Forum: Road Warriors 05-07-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,795
Posted By Mr_Gone
Now we expect pics of the new bike!!! :D

Now we expect pics of the new bike!!! :D
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-07-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 39,898
Views: 10,669,977
Posted By Mr_Gone
Please... Harley doesn't have the technological...

Please... Harley doesn't have the technological wherewithal to manufacture that bike. More than likely it's an Eric Buell leftover. :D
Forum: Road Warriors 05-07-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,795
Posted By Mr_Gone
Nope. New tires and an oil change and you're...

Nope. New tires and an oil change and you're ready to ride!!!

Well, okay... since you asked.

There are probably a couple recalls, if I remember correctly, for the 2007. One was for the...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-06-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,743
Posted By Mr_Gone
The old Google maps is still around. ...

The old Google maps is still around.

https://www.google.com/lochp

However, Google may get rid of it at any time.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-04-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,028
Posted By Mr_Gone
Vfr800.

Vfr800.
Forum: Road Warriors 05-03-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,795
Posted By Mr_Gone
Before my time. But I have no doubt you're right.

Before my time. But I have no doubt you're right.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-29-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,795
Posted By Mr_Gone
That would be correct. Just shut up, okay? :D ...

That would be correct. Just shut up, okay? :D

Push Mountain Road is great, but the road surface is deteriorating. It's still good, just not great. It's still worth the ride.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-29-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 39,898
Views: 10,669,977
Posted By Mr_Gone
And another FAIL: admitting you have a stylist!!!...

And another FAIL: admitting you have a stylist!!! :clap
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-29-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 39,898
Views: 10,669,977
Posted By Mr_Gone
Is no one going to talk about the major color...

Is no one going to talk about the major color coordination fail?

The high-viz yellow of his helmet doesn't match the high-viz yellow of his jacket.

I'm pretty sure there's no excuse for that. :D
Forum: Road Warriors 04-28-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,795
Posted By Mr_Gone
You are welcome to return to Arkansas with the...

You are welcome to return to Arkansas with the understanding that all great motorcycle roads you ride must be kept classified.

Because the First Rule of Riding Arkansas is no one talks about...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-20-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,795
Posted By Mr_Gone
I start looking to fill up around 180 miles and...

I start looking to fill up around 180 miles and feel comfortable that I've got at least another 20-30 miles left with no problem, and that's with city mpg which averages in the mid-30s for me.
Forum: Road Warriors 04-17-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,795
Posted By Mr_Gone
I have an FJR and I love it, but honestly I don't...

I have an FJR and I love it, but honestly I don't think you can go wrong with either bike. Both have luggage options, windshield options, seat options, all sorts of options. With the extra $2K, you...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-01-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,795
Posted By Mr_Gone
The price is pretty fair, in my opinion. I'd...

The price is pretty fair, in my opinion.

I'd only be worried about the unknown maintenance history.

Ask if all recalls have been done. And ask for proof - they should be able to provide it, or...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-19-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,795
Posted By Mr_Gone
That's the same trailer I've had my eye on. Good...

That's the same trailer I've had my eye on. Good to know it'll survive the miles, and some rough miles as well.
Forum: Road Warriors 03-18-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,795
Posted By Mr_Gone
Thanks for the info. I'll check out the thread...

Thanks for the info. I'll check out the thread you posted, too.

I've spent a little time looking at one of the Harbor Freight trailers. If I can ever convince the girlfriend to go on a multi-day...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-18-2015, 04:18 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 30,371
Posted By Mr_Gone
The importance of clean underwear, however,...

The importance of clean underwear, however, cannot be overstated. :D
Forum: Road Warriors 03-18-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,795
Posted By Mr_Gone
You look a little young in that photo to be able...

You look a little young in that photo to be able to handle an FJR, but if the state decided to give you a motorcycle license then I guess I'm okay with it. :lol3

Is that a 2006? Looks identical to...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-18-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 10,546
Views: 2,292,672
Posted By Mr_Gone
I just listened to his whole story, nodding my...

I just listened to his whole story, nodding my head. The guy was hilarious, and he had some amazing stories. And I might have asked a stupid question or two. :D
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-12-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 10,546
Views: 2,292,672
Posted By Mr_Gone
I live in an area that's not exactly a retirement...

I live in an area that's not exactly a retirement community, but there are a lot of retirees here, so I get stopped all the time by old duffers who want to regale me with their motorcycle stories....
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-12-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 10,546
Views: 2,292,672
Posted By Mr_Gone
I sometimes gives them an absurd response: "Well,...

I sometimes gives them an absurd response: "Well, can you keep a secret... I've never had it above 240 miles per hour."

Of course, it's also true that I've never had it above 155mph, either.
...
Forum: Road Warriors 03-06-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 4,703
Views: 825,795
Posted By Mr_Gone
http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e177/Mr_Gone68/Y...

http://i39.photobucket.com/albums/e177/Mr_Gone68/Yellowstone%202014/15_Thursday%203_zpsatc1opd7.jpg
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