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Forum: Americas 05-01-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 825
Posted By Uglyprimate
Waiting till Autumn creates two problems....

Waiting till Autumn creates two problems. Monsoons and early snowfall. June is about perfect. If its too hot, stick to higher elevation.
Forum: Americas 01-20-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By Uglyprimate
You can rent Utes and quads easily enough. ...

You can rent Utes and quads easily enough.

Plenty of Jeep tours.

Expect lots of crowds, overpriced everything and traffic jams.
Forum: Canada 01-20-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,614
Posted By Uglyprimate
Leaving midweek after work for Sturgis this year...

Leaving midweek after work for Sturgis this year from NE Indiana.

Back roads for the most part to avoid Chicago. Easier camping options.

Only stayin around Sturgis for a couple days at...
Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 122,169
Posted By Uglyprimate
Seriously, you blew apart a tank bag zipper and...

Seriously, you blew apart a tank bag zipper and consider that part of a lemon law failure?

And you're bitching about chrome flaking off a shock absorber?
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-10-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 609
Views: 228,969
Posted By Uglyprimate
No fail? No eye protection, never seen...

No fail?

No eye protection, never seen dirt, no Starbucks cup holder, and the passenger ain't showing her titties.
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 122,169
Posted By Uglyprimate
Left over '09 still sitting on dealer floor was...

Left over '09 still sitting on dealer floor was $7400 and that included the two year unlimited mileage warranty.

Harley financing with shitty credit, no questions asked except "Will the wife...
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,480
Posted By Uglyprimate
With a bone stock XR1200, I've walked away from...

With a bone stock XR1200, I've walked away from quite a few surprised big twin owners. Nothing like watching the jaw drop on a rider when you pass his lowered/bagger/S&S/ape hanger/custom after you...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 36,869
Posted By Uglyprimate
Wait a minute... It's a fucking THREE day...

Wait a minute...

It's a fucking THREE day course and you're already bitching on the first day and demanded a refund?

jesus H. Krist on a biscuit, what color is your Subaru?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2012, 04:00 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 36,869
Posted By Uglyprimate
The instructors read from a scripted flip card...

The instructors read from a scripted flip card with time limits.

You either keep up or you don't.

I had years of riding before I took the class and throroughly enjoyed it.

My 15 year old...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2012, 02:03 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 122,169
Posted By Uglyprimate
That's less than they were asking for my new '09 ...

That's less than they were asking for my new '09

I got out the door with a LOT less than that.

"Make an offer"

I'd insult you.

"No, make ANY offer, no one has even looked at it in two...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,364
Posted By Uglyprimate
As ugly as it is, how did they expect to sell any?

As ugly as it is, how did they expect to sell any?
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,543
Posted By Uglyprimate
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Trip Planning 09-15-2012, 03:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,931
Posted By Uglyprimate
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=826358

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=826358
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 346,046
Posted By Uglyprimate
Well, when I found them broke down, there...

Well, when I found them broke down, there certainly were chase trucks involved.

The "broom" truck that you refer to is a BMW sidecar tow rig. Bikes that can't continue are picked up by whoever...
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,870
Posted By Uglyprimate
fixt it for you

fixt it for you
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 30,721
Views: 7,389,180
Posted By Uglyprimate
Huge pillion FAIL! or HUGE pillion, fail?

Huge pillion FAIL! or HUGE pillion, fail?
Forum: Americas 09-13-2012, 04:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By Uglyprimate
Elevation affects weather more than latitude. ...

Elevation affects weather more than latitude.

Temps will either be 90 or 9. If it's raining in Phoenix, it's snowing in the mountains.
Forum: Americas 09-13-2012, 03:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 624
Posted By Uglyprimate
When I lived in Fairfield New Jersey, going to...

When I lived in Fairfield New Jersey, going to the city was as easy as taking the bus. Leave the bike at your hotel.
Forum: Americas 09-12-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,057
Posted By Uglyprimate
The general consensus has always been that you...

The general consensus has always been that you can't carry enough supplies on a bike for the duration.

You need a friend with a truck.

Or an ass worth bartering for.
Forum: Americas 09-12-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 302
Posted By Uglyprimate
How are you going to spend the extra 20 hours a...

How are you going to spend the extra 20 hours a day?

Remember, Route 66 is mostly just a historical novelty. It's also one of the most boring routes in existence. It was a pretty boring...
Forum: Americas 09-12-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 856
Posted By Uglyprimate
Generally, it's snowing by November in the...

Generally, it's snowing by November in the midwest.

It's almost always snowing by November in Maine.

And you want to return in December?

With a warm weather window, you may make it to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,664
Posted By Uglyprimate
Next time put air in your tires.

Next time put air in your tires.
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2012, 03:16 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,077
Posted By Uglyprimate
Every one of your arguments also describes a Jeep...

Every one of your arguments also describes a Jeep Wrangler

Which is cheaper, gets the same mileage and has a whole lot less dork factor
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2012, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 346,046
Posted By Uglyprimate
"I want to have a few different tail lights for...

"I want to have a few different tail lights for the cannonball, just so the harley riders can have something different to look at throughout the trip :)"

Yup, so far it's working!!!

They...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 346,046
Posted By Uglyprimate
At least on every Friday...Or Saturday, or...

At least on every Friday...Or Saturday, or Monday, depending on when the mods sober up...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-10-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 96,226
Posted By Uglyprimate
Ol' Truckin Thumper just called me from enroute...

Ol' Truckin Thumper just called me from enroute in his big ol' race car transporter and is headed towards Orkie City and Stillwater area.

Should be there around noonish or so on Tuesday...
Forum: Americas 09-10-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 392
Posted By Uglyprimate
The AMA museum just east of Columbus on I-70 ...

The AMA museum just east of Columbus on I-70

The Air Force Museum at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton Ohio (free)

Speedway Museum at Indianapolis at the Speedway in Speedway (yes, the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 346,046
Posted By Uglyprimate
He was in the truck before Wauseon. When I...

He was in the truck before Wauseon.

When I chased them into Indiana, the only reason I caught them was because Doug and his driver were stopped to assist the other broke down bikes.
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2012, 04:13 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 346,046
Posted By Uglyprimate
Half way across Siberia is a little difficult on...

Half way across Siberia is a little difficult on short notice.

Half way across the midwest means we skip the buffet lunch.

A lot of us would have liked to do what Charlie and Ewan did. I...
Forum: Americas 09-09-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,898
Posted By Uglyprimate
A motorcycle has a seat designed for a solo...

A motorcycle has a seat designed for a solo person for a reason.

If you wanted company, you'd take the bus.
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 346,046
Posted By Uglyprimate
How's yer wrenchin skills? :hide

How's yer wrenchin skills?

:hide
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 346,046
Posted By Uglyprimate
http://inlinethumb10.webshots.com/49353/2594577630...

http://inlinethumb10.webshots.com/49353/2594577630102585711S600x600Q85.jpg


That's funny, it says "Indian" but it suspiciously acts like a Harley.....:D



By stalking Doug's SPOT link,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 346,046
Posted By Uglyprimate
Especially with soooo many alternative scenic...

Especially with soooo many alternative scenic routes available.
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,670
Posted By Uglyprimate
No one denys that there are far better bikes out...

No one denys that there are far better bikes out there, but what it Triumph's dealer network? One store for every 500 miles? I'm a far bigger fan of the Bonneville and Thruxton style. The reason I...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2012, 03:21 AM
Replies: 1,186
Views: 346,046
Posted By Uglyprimate
We've had severe storms in Indiana since...

We've had severe storms in Indiana since yesterday afternoon. It's still raining...

Might need a life preserver instead of a rain coat.

Anyone got any guestimates on the route from Sandusky...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2012, 04:39 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,902
Posted By Uglyprimate
Take a damn taxi if you're worried about parking....

Take a damn taxi if you're worried about parking.

The local meth heads ride their scooters all winter long, legs out like outriggers.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-07-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,931
Posted By Uglyprimate
Reality check. Am I fit enough to do this? ...

Reality check.

Am I fit enough to do this?

1. Did I wake up alive?
Yes, go to step 2.
No, go back to sleep.

2. Pack your shit and git.
Forum: Americas 09-06-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 885
Posted By Uglyprimate
NOBODY will rent a motorcycle in Pittsburgh in...

NOBODY will rent a motorcycle in Pittsburgh in December, unless they expect an insurance claim to pay off the bike.

A Harley is about the only bike available to rent.

It will cost more to...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-06-2012, 04:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,864
Posted By Uglyprimate
Unless someone picks you up in a helicopter and...

Unless someone picks you up in a helicopter and drops you off at 15k feet in a few minutes, your chance of altitude sickness is nill unless you are exerting yourself.

Thinking otherwise would...
Forum: Road warriors 09-06-2012, 03:49 AM
Replies: 4,322
Views: 773,184
Posted By Uglyprimate
I have a Ninja 250 and a Sportster XR1200. ...

I have a Ninja 250 and a Sportster XR1200.

I don't even waste money putting tags on the Ninja anymore.
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