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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 08:05 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 18,679
Posted By pretbek
Nope, I have woman. I don't want women. But she...

Nope, I have woman. I don't want women. But she sure is purdy.
No I still don't want a Harley because they don't fit my riding style. Don't want a sport bike either for the same reason.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,622
Posted By pretbek
The feeling might be similar to being tired, but...

The feeling might be similar to being tired, but being tired does not affect your decision making and self assessment abilities. Alcohol certainly does, quite a bit.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,941
Posted By pretbek
Spanish eh? Wouldn't that be Seh-cah then? :D

Spanish eh? Wouldn't that be Seh-cah then? :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-20-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,941
Posted By pretbek
I say Say-ca, but that's because I started saying...

I say Say-ca, but that's because I started saying it in the Netherlands where I owned one.
In the US See-ca is probably the more likely pronunciation.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-19-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 31,628
Views: 7,731,851
Posted By pretbek
Killjoy Grammar Moaning Fest?

Killjoy Grammar Moaning Fest?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 35,046
Posted By pretbek
Thanks to all the organizers putting up a great...

Thanks to all the organizers putting up a great event!
I met a big bunch of great people and had a lot of fun at my first ADV event.

The Fire Roads + was a challenge for me, but it was hugely...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 56,136
Posted By pretbek
That would be me. It was great.

That would be me. It was great.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9,016
Views: 1,796,393
Posted By pretbek
Sorry to change the subject, but the following is...

Sorry to change the subject, but the following is about stupid (and other) questions when stopped:

I was parked at a Sheetz gas station and a family in a mini SUV pulls in next to me.
Mom gets...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 35,046
Posted By pretbek
Yes, Shamokin Dam. What time are you guys...

Yes, Shamokin Dam.
What time are you guys meeting there? I should be done setting up camp by 4:30.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-15-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,941
Posted By pretbek
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OK sure, I will let all 314 million people here know.

So, what's next? That the people in Holland should stop Dutchifying those nice sharp foreign s'es which they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,941
Posted By pretbek
Schtum, you need to know that any "uh" sound...

Schtum, you need to know that any "uh" sound (poudre, Favre) and especially "eh" sound (Les Miserables) is pronounced as an "ay" in the US.

Yeah really, Lay Miserables. :huh
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-14-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 35,046
Posted By pretbek
Skeeters. Bloody good idea. In. Edit: Oh...

Skeeters. Bloody good idea. In.

Edit:
Oh crap, not sure that I can leave early enough from work. :cry
OK, I'm in _if_ they let me leave early enough.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,689
Posted By pretbek
I learned by first riding a bike. Every friggin'...

I learned by first riding a bike. Every friggin' one rides a bike in the Netherlands.
Then my grandfather gave me his moped, a 4-speed Honda SS50, with which I rode all over the country.
Then...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,100
Posted By pretbek
Yes, yes there are.

Yes, yes there are.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,941
Posted By pretbek
Huh. I would have said Eekins...

Huh. I would have said Eekins...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-14-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 35,046
Posted By pretbek
Has it rained a lot out there? I just...

Has it rained a lot out there?

I just spent 5 hours polishing all the chrome and putting ArmorAll all over my tires and I don't want to get it dirty.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,941
Posted By pretbek
Sai-dai. With a hint of an unstressed silent qh...

Sai-dai. With a hint of an unstressed silent qh at the end.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2,659
Views: 360,668
Posted By pretbek
I think of a Ferrari, McLaren, Porsche, Corvette...

I think of a Ferrari, McLaren, Porsche, Corvette when someone says sports car. Cars designed to keep all 4 wheels on the road. Not of a drag car.
But yes, it is red and doing quite a nice wheelie.
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 24,412
Views: 4,464,309
Posted By pretbek
I saw a thread about just that...

I saw a thread about just that (http://www.yamahasupertenere.com/index.php?topic=12729.0) on another forum.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 2,659
Views: 360,668
Posted By pretbek
Those wheelie nowadays? Awesome.

Those wheelie nowadays? Awesome.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-12-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 35,046
Posted By pretbek
Hey now! Isn't that an earned title? Hmm, I...

Hey now! Isn't that an earned title?
Hmm, I guess I need to attend my campfire session to learn the origins of the Bastards name...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 31,628
Views: 7,731,851
Posted By pretbek
Counterlean for full effect. For even...

Counterlean for full effect.

For even better effect should have mounted titanium blocks at the chassis contact points.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9,016
Views: 1,796,393
Posted By pretbek
:lol3 Should have told him to add about...

:lol3

Should have told him to add about 15 pounds. But be careful lifting that much air, don't throw your back out.
Forum: Beasts 08-11-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 8,576
Views: 1,669,003
Posted By pretbek
Uphill/Downhill drop: After getting unlucky...

Uphill/Downhill drop:
After getting unlucky and dropping it downhill, you might be lucky enough that the hill is steep. Then you can grab it by the wheels and roll it over the seat and bars until...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,941
Posted By pretbek
Wenen Praag

Wenen




Praag
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 103,245
Posted By pretbek
Oh, it doesn't stop ME at all, I'm just a bit...

Oh, it doesn't stop ME at all, I'm just a bit more stealthy than blatantly obvious because of it.
You never know how hung up a park ranger kinda person gets on that technicality.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 103,245
Posted By pretbek
Rule 4 says you need a permit if you camp "using...

Rule 4 says you need a permit if you camp "using a vehicle for storage or transportation".

You are really only primitive camping if you hike in.
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 24,412
Views: 4,464,309
Posted By pretbek
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 9,016
Views: 1,796,393
Posted By pretbek
Indeed. And you have to admit, your Versys is no...

Indeed. And you have to admit, your Versys is no better at having two wheels than a scooter.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,941
Posted By pretbek
Hey, I was referring to the entire collection of...

Hey, I was referring to the entire collection of brands that was brought up in this thread, but as a dual citizen I get to ironically call a large collection of people "furreners". :freaky

I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,941
Posted By pretbek
Friggin furreners and their stupid words.

Friggin furreners and their stupid words.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,582
Posted By pretbek
Yes, rather completely. From a selfish...

Yes, rather completely.

From a selfish point of view: I wish lane splitting would become explicitly legal in CA, the way it is explicitly illegal in the other 49 states. That way we could point...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,582
Posted By pretbek
How do you know? Has it ever been tried?

How do you know? Has it ever been tried?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 31,628
Views: 7,731,851
Posted By pretbek
Why? That's how long their boobs will last. Well,...

Why? That's how long their boobs will last. Well, the stuffing anyway.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 31,628
Views: 7,731,851
Posted By pretbek
Bonus points for color coordinating head to toe.

Bonus points for color coordinating head to toe.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9,016
Views: 1,796,393
Posted By pretbek
"You picked the wrong day to ride, my friend!", a...

"You picked the wrong day to ride, my friend!", a maintenance worker at the Wawa yelled at me as I walked to my bike through the light rain.
"It's a beautiful day to ride!" I yelled back at him,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-06-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 35,046
Posted By pretbek
I'm in. With a hammock. Save me 2 trees. I'd...

I'm in. With a hammock. Save me 2 trees.

I'd like to do the Fire Road Plus ride, just not as fast as you did, Skyclad, on your 990 dirt bike in your video. :)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-05-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 702
Views: 35,046
Posted By pretbek
Noice. Just discovered this thread. Now I am...

Noice. Just discovered this thread. Now I am going to try and make free time for this weekend. Damn this looks like fun.

No scootac, I ain't following you around, this is purely coincidence....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-05-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 56,136
Posted By pretbek
Not if I get there first. It's only 160 miles...

Not if I get there first.
It's only 160 miles for me. Still time to get a sandwich and back to work before end of lunch time. Almost.

And I "get" the street suspension and street tires...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2,659
Views: 360,668
Posted By pretbek
And on live. If that stops, so does the learning....

And on live. If that stops, so does the learning. :1drink
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