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Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 46,294
Posted By Kerry_129
:thumb That sums it up nicely. I haven't...

:thumb That sums it up nicely.


I haven't checked your RR over the past couple of rough weeks, and just caught up - it truly hit the spot.

Thank you for being you, Dave, and for being one of...
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 46,294
Posted By Kerry_129
Thumb That's a wise & vivacious young lady you raised...

That's a wise & vivacious young lady you raised there, Dave. :nod

I too envy your ability to seize those random encounters - thanks for sharing them.
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 46,294
Posted By Kerry_129
Hey! Scruffy dude on that fancy eye-talian...

Hey! Scruffy dude on that fancy eye-talian motersickle - Don't I know you? :d

:wave



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Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,709
Posted By Kerry_129
Enjoying riding along with you in the report -...

Enjoying riding along with you in the report - have safe travels & great adventures! :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-14-2012, 10:56 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 38,640
Posted By Kerry_129
Yes SIR, yes I DO! That day is fondly etched...

Yes SIR, yes I DO!

That day is fondly etched in my mind as one of the greatest rides I've had the privilege of sharing. The companionship was superlative, the scenery was spectacular, and the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 584
Views: 187,574
Posted By Kerry_129
Beautiful photos and words Dave, as always. I...

Beautiful photos and words Dave, as always. I wish we'd had more time to hang out, and that your schedule had brought you into town at a time where you could stay the evening with us (or better...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 57,492
Posted By Kerry_129
Thanks for posting these, Dave. I'd like to get...

Thanks for posting these, Dave. I'd like to get the full-res ones from you, since some friends in Charlotte are putting together a montage for the service as you had mentioned on f/b - your pics...
Forum: Thumpers 03-15-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,278
Posted By Kerry_129
Ditto on the electronic flasher - way...

Ditto on the electronic flasher - way better/cleaner solution than the kludge of adding 'load' resistors (heaters) to the circuit. Tridon EL13 is a commonly available one, for about $8.
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7,064
Views: 3,236,964
Posted By Kerry_129
Wow - haven't been on here in quite a while, and...

Wow - haven't been on here in quite a while, and this was the first thread I read... :huh

Glen - please add my heartfelt positive wishes to all the many others flowing your way. I look forward to...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2010, 02:01 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,850
Posted By Kerry_129
Haven't been on here in a while, and really...

Haven't been on here in a while, and really enjoyed seeing your new & well-placed words, Dave. :thumb

I envy the depth of your friendship(s) & gift for expressing it so enthusiastically &...
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2010, 12:00 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 57,492
Posted By Kerry_129
Talking :D Hey Dave, I just got a chance to sit down &...

:D Hey Dave, I just got a chance to sit down & catch up on your ride report - outstanding as always! :clap

I had a fantastic time, as always! Thanks again for all your hospitality, Brent &...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,798
Posted By Kerry_129
EXACTLY why I have had limited interest in the...

EXACTLY why I have had limited interest in the (not-so)smart-phones. My impression of the ones I have messed with - admittedly briefly - is that they are very, very cool & impressive toys/tools, but...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-24-2010, 06:43 PM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 918,062
Posted By Kerry_129
Just caught up on your thread, Kamchat - lots...

Just caught up on your thread, Kamchat - lots more good stuff. I think many of them definitely show that the eye is a far more important than the equipment/knowledge/money spent! :thumb


...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-13-2010, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4,868
Views: 918,062
Posted By Kerry_129
:thumb A couple of my best riding buds are/were...

:thumb A couple of my best riding buds are/were cycle-cops. :D

Great ride report & beauituful countryside! It's very cool to see a ride which looks so much like the 'sorties' I've been running...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 18,401
Posted By Kerry_129
Of course I'll defer to your wishes if you decide...

Of course I'll defer to your wishes if you decide to delete your other entries & want this quote gone also.

But I think it's the most important part, and should stay. And I'm happy for you and...
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2009, 07:21 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 18,401
Posted By Kerry_129
He arrived home safe'n'sound Sunday afternoon. ...

He arrived home safe'n'sound Sunday afternoon. :thumb

That was one of the sillier spur-of-the-moment trips I've made. Six hours round-trip for a pizza, with a nice dose of surprisingly good...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2009, 07:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 18,401
Posted By Kerry_129
I wondered all weekend how your ride was going,...

I wondered all weekend how your ride was going, and just got a chance to catch up on the report. I'm glad to see it was great, though whirlwind & ass-numbing! :clap (Sometimes those are the best ones...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-30-2009, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 125,845
Posted By Kerry_129
Whazzup, iDave (and iJulie, of course)! :D I...

Whazzup, iDave (and iJulie, of course)! :D

I did a little leaf-blowing last weekend with a few new riding buddies - it didn't have shit to do with yard-work though.... :evil

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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 21,110
Posted By Kerry_129
:lol3 That was exactly what I thought about...

:lol3 That was exactly what I thought about yesterday!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 21,110
Posted By Kerry_129
Oh - and one other thing to ponder which jives...

Oh - and one other thing to ponder which jives with my theory, I think. I admit that I don't understand how the bike could track right with the bars angled even slightly left & vice-versa. But...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2009, 12:16 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 21,110
Posted By Kerry_129
Well, I'm now more confused than ever! :lol3 ...

Well, I'm now more confused than ever! :lol3

I agree that the wheel obviously turns in after a slight outward c'steer input at fairly low speeds. A 'wig-wag' motion, if you will.

But I just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 21,110
Posted By Kerry_129
Crap - now you've got me questioning what I...

Crap - now you've got me questioning what I (think) I know! :huh :lol3

What I'm visualizing in my mind, is the motion required for a relatively high-speed 'sweeper' curve, vs. a low-speed...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 21,110
Posted By Kerry_129
I agree it's confusing & I don't claim to...

I agree it's confusing & I don't claim to understand exactly why the bike tracks the way it does when c'steered/leaned vs. 'straight' steering at low-speeds, but I believe they're completely...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 21,110
Posted By Kerry_129
I don't understand the distinction you're making...

I don't understand the distinction you're making between center & path.

If the bike is in a left curve, leaned over, the wheel is pointed to the right (clockwise, looking from above) relative to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 21,110
Posted By Kerry_129
Sure you can, and do (assuming you're talking...

Sure you can, and do (assuming you're talking single-track, not sidecar). I don't quite understand how the geometry of the track when leaned over induces an arcing path, but in a right turn the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 21,110
Posted By Kerry_129
I don't understand how 'push right, go right -...

I don't understand how 'push right, go right - push left, go left' can be considered an 'advanced concept'. Whatever the complexities of understanding the physics behind it, the application is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 21,110
Posted By Kerry_129
I agree that there are other important...

I agree that there are other important concepts/skills for a new rider to master, but the idea that they are 'infinitely more important' than THE PRIMARY MEANS OF STEERING A MOTORCYCLE (not just some...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 21,110
Posted By Kerry_129
That's where I got the notion that you didn't...

That's where I got the notion that you didn't quite believe the concept.

Omission from the state motorcycle manual doesn't = illegal. Countersteering isn't something one can choose to do or not...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2009, 08:21 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 21,110
Posted By Kerry_129
:lol3 Where on earth did you get that notion? ...

:lol3 Where on earth did you get that notion?

I gather you don't quite 'buy' the concept. Next time you ride, try deliberately pushing the bars a bit as you enter a turn vs. just leaning -...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 21,110
Posted By Kerry_129
I'd bet money that the majority of 'Category 1'...

I'd bet money that the majority of 'Category 1' riders don't really know what they're doing on a bike - many of the same group that stomps on the rear brake to stop & 'lays it down' because there...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,544
Posted By Kerry_129
I know the feeling sometimes - but I'll take...

I know the feeling sometimes - but I'll take quality over quantity anyday.

Just caught up on the report, and I really enjoyed sharing in the trip vicariously. Good form, Bones & iDave! :D
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2009, 01:12 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 67,453
Posted By Kerry_129
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,446
Posted By Kerry_129
This discussion reminds me of the time I saw a...

This discussion reminds me of the time I saw a big GS which had dominoed 3 or 4 bikes in the parking lot of TWO. I recall thinking 'why in the HELL would that idiot put it on the c'stand in a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 67,453
Posted By Kerry_129
Holy crap, Dave - Bummer! Heal fast, there's...

Holy crap, Dave - Bummer!

Heal fast, there's too much adventurin' and reportin' to be done to waste too much time healin'! (but try not to push it too quick, bud :wink: )
Forum: Road warriors 09-25-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 500,152
Posted By Kerry_129
Cool man - we do weekend rides pretty often when...

Cool man - we do weekend rides pretty often when we're not out of town (my g/f & a few other good riders), sometimes southwest in Williamson Co. (Leiper's Fork & surrounding area), sometimes longer...
Forum: The Garage 09-25-2009, 01:26 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,158
Posted By Kerry_129
I agree that condensation occurs in a cold motor...

I agree that condensation occurs in a cold motor & can be a factor in ultimate oil life, but I don't buy the 'floating oil out of the crosshatch' claim or that throttling-away almost immediately will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,041
Posted By Kerry_129
Sound like she knew how to brake to you? :dunno ...

Sound like she knew how to brake to you? :dunno

I don't think anyone's made any decisions or assumptions about the rider as a human being & plenty, including myself, expressed that they were...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,041
Posted By Kerry_129
Completely agree with this! But... I...

Completely agree with this!

But...
I don't mean to sound argumentative, but I hear the 70/30, 80/20, etc. frequently all the time, and I believe it is an arbitrarily assigned number which does...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,041
Posted By Kerry_129
It's essentially 100% on many bikes - those with...

It's essentially 100% on many bikes - those with tires/front-brakes capable of rotating the entire bike/rider CofG about the front axle before front tire lock-up (as in 'getting the rear end light')....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-21-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,041
Posted By Kerry_129
Feexed. :nod It seems obvious, but it's so...

Feexed. :nod

It seems obvious, but it's so often ignored - to truly be in control of a motorcycle is a highly skill-intensive endeavor requiring both feet, both hands/arms, and shifting the...
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