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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-02-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,662
Posted By D R
Ardys was/is definately a legend and will be...

Ardys was/is definately a legend and will be sorely missed, however, she was turning right onto US 78 (Leeds, AL) from a convenience store parking lot and was struck by a car proceeding straight...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-02-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 40,004
Views: 10,726,265
Posted By D R
That there is a violation of the "Square Inch...

That there is a violation of the "Square Inch Rule"!

(For every X amount of body mass, the individual is required to be covered by Y amount of clothing.)
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-02-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,662
Posted By D R
David Swisher officially has over 1.7 million...

David Swisher officially has over 1.7 million miles riding BMWs. If I recall correctly he didn't begin his "serious riding" until he turned 40, so there is some hope still for some of us older riders.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-23-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4,061
Views: 618,057
Posted By D R
The deer was likely in its own little "alternate...

The deer was likely in its own little "alternate reality" focusing on it own little deer cell phone (you just didn't notice the phone). Just like other pre-occupied users of the road, the deer...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-01-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,909
Posted By D R
I wouldn't necessarily call it a "Kodak...

I wouldn't necessarily call it a "Kodak Moment"....

I was heading down the Interstate when I passed under a bridge. At the same moment a pigeon, heading the same direction as me, launched out from...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-30-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,386
Posted By D R
Riding is ALWAYS dangerous. Knowing what you are...

Riding is ALWAYS dangerous. Knowing what you are doing just lessens the danger.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-28-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 40,004
Views: 10,726,265
Posted By D R
Sweat is cheaper and less painful to replenish...

Sweat is cheaper and less painful to replenish than blood.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-21-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,078
Posted By D R
Attempting to enter the Interstate behind a timid...

Attempting to enter the Interstate behind a timid driver who is still 30+ mph below the speed of traffic flow when they reach the end of the merge lane and actually move left into the Interstate....
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-16-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4,061
Views: 618,057
Posted By D R
Depending on commuter traffic you're riding in,...

Depending on commuter traffic you're riding in, it could very well be a duel.

:evil
Forum: Face Plant 05-11-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,487
Posted By D R
If you haven't done so, you should be checked out...

If you haven't done so, you should be checked out medically. Just because you feel fine now doesn't mean something won't come back to haunt you later.

After completing 20 years in the military, I...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-29-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,197
Posted By D R
:scratch

:scratch
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-27-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4,061
Views: 618,057
Posted By D R
Seeing your picture and how the door is obviously...

Seeing your picture and how the door is obviously so much wider that the car, and hearing how they kept trying for 10 minutes reminds me of this from the Simpsons:
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-24-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 4,061
Views: 618,057
Posted By D R
On the way home yesterday, while travelling along...

On the way home yesterday, while travelling along the interstate, I had moved to the left lane to pass slower traffic in the middle lane. As I rounded a curve, I noticed flashing blue lights ahead,...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-23-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,015
Posted By D R
I have to agree with this one. The 800 GS may be...

I have to agree with this one. The 800 GS may be a little small, given your size and plans to ride two up. As your daughter gets older, you will quickly outgrow the 800 GS.

If BMW is a brand you...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-21-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,108
Posted By D R
" I don't care who you are, that's funny right...

" I don't care who you are, that's funny right there. "
--- Larry the Cable Guy ---

:lol3
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-12-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4,061
Views: 618,057
Posted By D R
If they waited 2 or 3 seconds to honk their horn,...

If they waited 2 or 3 seconds to honk their horn, they must have been on their cell phone and not paying attention.

:lol3
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 04-12-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,501
Posted By D R
http://www.news9.com/story/28778357/police-say-14-...

http://www.news9.com/story/28778357/police-say-14-motorcycles-involved-in-fatal-crash-near-comanche

Deceased - 1
Transported to hospital - 7
Number of motorcycles hit - 5
Number of motorcycles...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,636
Posted By D R
I carry my camera bag, with all my camera gear,...

I carry my camera bag, with all my camera gear, in my right side case. The reason for right side versus left side is when stopped, the right side is more easily accessible.

My camera gear...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-20-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,433
Posted By D R
....don't know about you reality, but my reality...

....don't know about you reality, but my reality includes humor.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-20-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 21,433
Posted By D R
Wouldn't you consider being "robbed" by a man...

Wouldn't you consider being "robbed" by a man with a gun, an "emergency"?

:hide
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-18-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 13,001
Posted By D R
^^^ This... ...license plate and the...

^^^

This...


...license plate and the evidence of the assault are all on video.....

....just saying....
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-12-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,814
Posted By D R
Saying that to your son would probably result in...

Saying that to your son would probably result in the same reaction as in the movie A Christmas Story....

"...you'll put your eye out kid!"

</wisdom>
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-12-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10,566
Views: 2,301,514
Posted By D R
Only two people make an individual effort to stop...

Only two people make an individual effort to stop him and NO ONE jumps in to assist? :huh

There were plenty of opportunities to have bum rushed him from behind and taken him down.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-03-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4,061
Views: 618,057
Posted By D R
To a couple of my fellow commuters on the...

To a couple of my fellow commuters on the Interstate today:

It is not illegal to pass a funeral procession, which is travelling in the center lane of the Interstate.
Forum: Rallies 03-03-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 29,064
Posted By D R
Fixed it for you…....

Fixed it for you…. (http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/magazine/2013/05/most-reliable-motorcycles/index.htm)<o:p></o:p>
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-01-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,862
Posted By D R
During my USAF years in South Dakota and Montana,...

During my USAF years in South Dakota and Montana, the most common vehicle to find spun out and stuck in the snow were the 4 wheel drives. I soon formulated a rule: If the situation wasn't life...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-20-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,130
Posted By D R
I have an R1200RT (2005). When I want to take...

I have an R1200RT (2005). When I want to take pictures, I mount it on the front left of the faring, above the headlight and between the windscreen and the left turn signal. I have a USB port...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-17-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 4,061
Views: 618,057
Posted By D R
When I read his annual mileage, I guessed where...

When I read his annual mileage, I guessed where that conversation was going. :lol3
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-06-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 16,788
Posted By D R
I can't say we saw them offloading waste water,...

I can't say we saw them offloading waste water, but part of the behind the scene tour include included the water and waste water treatment compartments. The engineer who briefed us claimed all the...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-05-2015, 11:13 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 16,788
Posted By D R
My wife and I took a cruise for our 30th...

My wife and I took a cruise for our 30th anniversary. While on the cruise we signed up for the "behind the scenes" tour. Among the other non-passenger spaces we saw was the trash handling room. The...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-04-2015, 02:50 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 16,788
Posted By D R
I did something similar to return some "doggie...

I did something similar to return some "doggie litter" to an unknown owner. I lived on Ellsworth AFB, SD at the time and for quite a few days in a row, when departing for work in the morning, I would...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-03-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 16,788
Posted By D R
Many years back, in Colorado Springs, I had just...

Many years back, in Colorado Springs, I had just come to a stop at a traffic light which had just turned red. The driver of the car directly in front of me stuck his arm out the window and dropped a...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-30-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,617
Posted By D R
Have you considered Photochromic lenses?

Have you considered Photochromic lenses?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-30-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 10,566
Views: 2,301,514
Posted By D R
People in Houston [/QUOTE] I lived...

People in Houston


[/QUOTE]

I lived in San Antonio back in the late 1980s. My wife and I both had years of severe winter weather driving experience from having been assigned to USAF bases in...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 01-16-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4,061
Views: 618,057
Posted By D R
This is a "between the commutes" story..... ...

This is a "between the commutes" story.....

I rode to work this morning in the Northern Virginia area (just outside DC). I needed to transfer some paperwork between the main office and a satellite...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-14-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,311
Posted By D R
That says it quite well.

That says it quite well.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-13-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,439
Posted By D R
When I go riding in cold weather, I always pop a...

When I go riding in cold weather, I always pop a menthol cough drop in my mouth when I start out. It seems to work for me.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-12-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,672
Posted By D R
On 24 Aug 2011, my wife and I were out riding our...

On 24 Aug 2011, my wife and I were out riding our motorcycles when a 5.8 magnitude earthquake struck near Culpeper, VA. We were about five miles from the epicenter. I had just passed through a...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-05-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4,061
Views: 618,057
Posted By D R
You are adding something of your own to the...

You are adding something of your own to the story.

Frequently, in the interest of saving time, what some people post are abrigde versions of the event.

Are you familiar with:

TLDR

?
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 12-04-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4,061
Views: 618,057
Posted By D R
Riding out of my neighborhood one day (about the...

Riding out of my neighborhood one day (about the time school buses bring kids home) I got stuck behind a driver who slowed to a near stop for every single approaching bus, not one of which had any...
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