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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,395
Posted By mb90535im
1 - Slower traffic not keeping right 2 -...

1 - Slower traffic not keeping right
2 - Failure to use courtesy pull offs
3 - See #1
4 - See #2
5 - See #1
Forum: Americas 12-01-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,582
Posted By mb90535im
How are you supposed to defend yourself in Canada...

How are you supposed to defend yourself in Canada against say someone assaulting you with a firearm? Are you expected to stand there and take it while being polite about it?
Forum: GS Boxers 11-19-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,193
Posted By mb90535im
Too pricey. $10K tops.

Too pricey. $10K tops.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,167
Posted By mb90535im
I'm sure he does, he's not a novice rider and...

I'm sure he does, he's not a novice rider and needs no "help" riding the Tenere or any other bike. It has been a couple of years, but I remember him commenting on loss of power as we were going over...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,167
Posted By mb90535im
One of my riding buddies has a Tenere and I have...

One of my riding buddies has a Tenere and I have heard a couple of specific complaints he's mentioned about the bike.

One is that he bottomed out the bike simply going into a tight curve on a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,078
Posted By mb90535im
Is that pretty much a straight plug-and-play...

Is that pretty much a straight plug-and-play replacement for the stock horn Jim?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-05-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,217
Posted By mb90535im
Kick his ass and tell him to quit making his...

Kick his ass and tell him to quit making his momma worry. :deal
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,342
Posted By mb90535im
I've had my Ranger 2 for a few years now and am...

I've had my Ranger 2 for a few years now and am very happy with them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,301
Posted By mb90535im
The "Aztec Ruins" - ...

The "Aztec Ruins" -

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-WL5xvK5_470/TpthJ7GI9zI/AAAAAAAAFO0/LXGFGfADQMQ/s912/CIMG1535.JPG?gl=US

...and the "D.A.R.M.A." door -
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By mb90535im
Have you considered insurance?

Have you considered insurance?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-19-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,359,657
Posted By mb90535im
Doug is sitting pretty this morning. With three...

Doug is sitting pretty this morning. With three segments to go, broke into the top 10.

http://www.motorcyclecannonball.com/

Fido, get this guy's signature for me (and sing some harmony with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-17-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,359,657
Posted By mb90535im
I'm confused. You got two bikes with you? For...

I'm confused. You got two bikes with you? For some reason I thought you were on your Wing
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-17-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,359,657
Posted By mb90535im
Anyone else following the 2014 Cannonball. ...

Anyone else following the 2014 Cannonball.

Doug is doing great with eleven of sixteen stages completed he is still scoring perfect and currently ranked 12th.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-15-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 941
Posted By mb90535im
Remember that a GS with ABS brakes is technically...

Remember that a GS with ABS brakes is technically a GSA on the paperwork/title or at least that is the case with with my '05.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,525
Posted By mb90535im
"Adventure" is defined by the rider, not the type...

"Adventure" is defined by the rider, not the type of bike.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-13-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,359,657
Posted By mb90535im
Thanks for the posts Beau and clarification on...

Thanks for the posts Beau and clarification on how scoring works Doug. I'm really enjoying following this.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-12-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,359,657
Posted By mb90535im
Hey, I've got a question about the Cannonball. ...

Hey, I've got a question about the Cannonball. I've been following Doug and he's completed all stages at this point, but I'm curious how they move up or down in ranking? Does someone in front of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-12-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
Posted By mb90535im
He runs it like that hoping for a chance to "ride...

He runs it like that hoping for a chance to "ride bitch" on a big powerful adventure bike. I've seen it with my own two eyes, just didn't think to take a souvenir pic. :amazon

Beautiful area up...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-12-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By mb90535im
Find Old Bucktown Road between Roy Rd. in Gilmer...

Find Old Bucktown Road between Roy Rd. in Gilmer County and Nimbilwill (sp) in Dawson. I took my GS through there a couple of months ago and found it challenging from a rocky/rutty standpoint.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-11-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By mb90535im
A new one will run you around $1,800 for the part...

A new one will run you around $1,800 for the part and then maybe a couple hrs. labor.

+1 for Wes at Apex, but if I remember correctly, he does not have the tools needed to do a rebuild or at...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By mb90535im
Wes Burden at Apex Cycle Shop in Ellijay is good,...

Wes Burden at Apex Cycle Shop in Ellijay is good, but if you are talking about rebuild vs. replacing the FD, I'm not sure if he would be the guy for that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,936
Posted By mb90535im
And they sell insurance to cover that too. ...

And they sell insurance to cover that too. Uninsured/Under insured motorists policy which I have because you can't get blood from a turnip.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-05-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,359,657
Posted By mb90535im
That was hilarious. And it was a 160 not a...

That was hilarious.

And it was a 160 not a 170 as I said earlier. Actually had Patty tearing up there.

We need to ride. I didn't even bring the bike to the cabin this weekend. Gotta work...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-05-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,359,657
Posted By mb90535im
It is a 170, maybe mid-80's vintage. I recently...

It is a 170, maybe mid-80's vintage. I recently sold it back to the guy I bought it from and bought the first brand new riding lawn tractor I've ever owned. It is a Craftsman made by Husky and other...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-05-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,359,657
Posted By mb90535im
You might be thinking of a guy from over in...

You might be thinking of a guy from over in Alabama also named Doug who has run the Cannonball in recent years.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-04-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By mb90535im
Wes Burden @ Apex Cycle Shop in Ellijay.

Wes Burden @ Apex Cycle Shop in Ellijay.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 988
Posted By mb90535im
+1 for Benton, TN. Always been a speed trap town...

+1 for Benton, TN. Always been a speed trap town for as long as I can remember.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 35,650
Views: 9,019,078
Posted By mb90535im
Catching air too.

Catching air too.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-02-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,359,657
Posted By mb90535im
Good article on Doug in the Dalton paper today. ...

Good article on Doug in the Dalton paper today.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 35,650
Views: 9,019,078
Posted By mb90535im
He gets around, but hasn't made it up to the...

He gets around, but hasn't made it up to the Dragon yet. He has been known to bark at cruisers holding us up on Ft. Mtn. twisties.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-30-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 35,650
Views: 9,019,078
Posted By mb90535im
Georgia has a new "Get the fuck out of the fast...

Georgia has a new "Get the fuck out of the fast lane" law that took effect 7/1. It does not consider speed limits, just the fact that you're holding up others. I hope it gets enforced, but know it...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-29-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 22,565
Posted By mb90535im
As someone who has several Beaver Rally t-shirts...

As someone who has several Beaver Rally t-shirts in the closet and RV in the driveway I say this is great news. :clap:clap
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 35,650
Views: 9,019,078
Posted By mb90535im
I don't get mad at them even if they're running...

I don't get mad at them even if they're running below the speed limit. I simply give then an opportunity to show what should be common courtesy by using a courtesy pull off, or I pass them at the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 35,650
Views: 9,019,078
Posted By mb90535im
Yes, it is only common courtesy to use pull-offs...

Yes, it is only common courtesy to use pull-offs when someone is behind you running faster than you, regardless of what speed you're going.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,044
Posted By mb90535im
That's a pretty neat thought...run up on a SD's...

That's a pretty neat thought...run up on a SD's ass and it automatically moves over for you to pass.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 35,650
Views: 9,019,078
Posted By mb90535im
I can vouch for that. :gerg I'm...

I can vouch for that. :gerg




I'm pretty much the same way, on any mountainous road, not just US 129.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-24-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,359,657
Posted By mb90535im
I'd like to maybe catch some of them on the...

I'd like to maybe catch some of them on the Columbus to Chattanooga segment since it's on a Sunday. Reckon what would be a good strategy to do that? Are they going up US 27 or is the public able to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-24-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 30,560
Views: 2,359,657
Posted By mb90535im
Are you running the Cannonball with Doug? I...

Are you running the Cannonball with Doug? I registered for email updates of his blog on the event's website. Looking forward to following the rally this year.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,855
Posted By mb90535im
Would you ride your RT to the Arctic Circle? ...

Would you ride your RT to the Arctic Circle?
That is one difference.

Also I'm tall (6'4") and I feel cramped on a RT compared to a GS.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,883
Posted By mb90535im
Be sure your hand guard is not resting against...

Be sure your hand guard is not resting against the clutch lever.
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