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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-17-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 9,701
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, 04:30 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 9,701
Posted By Barry
Wow... shakes head.

Wow... shakes head.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-15-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 9,701
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, 07:14 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 10,154
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, 09:26 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 9,701
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 11-28-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 9,701
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, 05:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,152
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, 04:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,282
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, 05:11 AM
Replies: 35,509
Views: 8,956,996
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, 02:17 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,888
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, 02:22 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,756
Posted By Barry
But they should try...

But they should try...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,888
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, 06:10 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 33,650
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, 05:33 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,888
Posted By Barry
That is an idiotic question.

That is an idiotic question.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2014, 02:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,167
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, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,129
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
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 35,509
Views: 8,956,996
Posted By Barry
Good answer... trikes of any kind are an...

Good answer... trikes of any kind are an abomination and I dislike them intensely. Side hacks are cool. Can't tell you why I hate one and not the other.

Fuck it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-12-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,129
Posted By Barry
Pretty sure I'm in that's 15 minutes from my...

Pretty sure I'm in that's 15 minutes from my house!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-04-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,314
Posted By Barry
Was pretty dusty today ! Didn't catch up with...

Was pretty dusty today ! Didn't catch up with any inmates that I didn't already know.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-03-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,314
Posted By Barry
Me and my buddy are now showered and pretty, and...

Me and my buddy are now showered and pretty, and done loading. And prepping... We are bringing WAAAAY more shit than I thought we would.

But rolling from Fredericksburg, Va. here shortly.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-03-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,314
Posted By Barry
Me and my buddy are packing up this am. Be in a...

Me and my buddy are packing up this am. Be in a big silver Toyota truck, white trailer, and 2 KTMs. Don't remember our camp spot off the top of my head.

We'll probably get to the camp ground...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-28-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 9,560
Posted By Barry
ding ding ding...

ding ding ding...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-28-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,314
Posted By Barry
That is AWESOME. Seeing as how I had already...

That is AWESOME.

Seeing as how I had already entered, that is the one place I did not CLICK.

:D

Barry
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-27-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,314
Posted By Barry
Hey - is any food provided with entry fee? ...

Hey - is any food provided with entry fee? Someone said they thought that was the case, I checked the WATR web page and couldn't find anything of detail.

Thanks,
Barry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 35,509
Views: 8,956,996
Posted By Barry
When someone's idea of a good time = stupid, AND...

When someone's idea of a good time = stupid, AND putting me at risk, or my family at risk, I'm 100% done being concerned about your well being.

Can't say I disagree with Buliwyf. If you are that...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-24-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,314
Posted By Barry
Hey - Friday question... me and a buddy are...

Hey - Friday question... me and a buddy are wondering if we get there super early is there dirt we can hit straight from the campground???? Love to make it 3 days of riding...

Thanks !

Barry
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-18-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,314
Posted By Barry
Damn dry counties...

Damn dry counties...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-18-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,314
Posted By Barry
UGH... damn dry parks.

UGH... damn dry parks.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-18-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,314
Posted By Barry
That's a good question. Does the campground...

That's a good question. Does the campground allow beer? I may have to call and ask if nobody knows. like a beer or 3 after a hard ride. They allow campfires????
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,314
Posted By Barry
Nice job man... well done !

Nice job man... well done !
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 11,403
Posted By Barry
ABS is not about "stopping faster" or "shorter...

ABS is not about "stopping faster" or "shorter stopping distances". It is about not crashing.

FAIL
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 14,270
Posted By Barry
I may have chimed in waaaay earlier in this...

I may have chimed in waaaay earlier in this thread, don't recall.

I will not consume alcohol the DAY I will ride. The control required to properly ride a moto is not the same as that required to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-06-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,314
Posted By Barry
WOW. Tough crowd.

WOW. Tough crowd.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-06-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,314
Posted By Barry
I am showing up with a dude from FLA. How that...

I am showing up with a dude from FLA. How that for spreading the word?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,314
Posted By Barry
Whoo... DEFINITELY want the AA options. Dumb...

Whoo... DEFINITELY want the AA options.

Dumb question from S500 noob. There are places to buy gas along the route??? No way I'm doing 150m off road on my 525 EXC without gas...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 35,509
Views: 8,956,996
Posted By Barry
We need to have ALL cops start focusing on people...

We need to have ALL cops start focusing on people cutting off other drivers and driving dangerously, and left lane sitters, just as much as they focus on speeders.

I'm on I95 south of D.C. and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,648
Posted By Barry
Translation, she does NOT want to bang you.

Translation, she does NOT want to bang you.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-23-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,314
Posted By Barry
Good information to have ! Thanks. Was a...

Good information to have ! Thanks.

Was a member many years ago, also held a competition license, got excellent roadside assistance on all my vehicles and trailers via another means.

I'm in! ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-22-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,314
Posted By Barry
Will try, but signup online is mandatory, and a...

Will try, but signup online is mandatory, and a mandatory field is AMA number. I smell a conspiracy.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-22-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 14,314
Posted By Barry
Duuuuuuuuuude..... Aww man. Just went to...

Duuuuuuuuuude.....

Aww man. Just went to sign up, NO AMA NUMBER. So now I need to find out if I pay up for an AMA membership do I get a number on the spot. If I don't the S500 may close out...
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