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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-28-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 20,837
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Fatty Lumpkin

http://tjevon.smugmug.com/Other/random/i-P7jN3hR/0/L/DSCN0201-L.jpg
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2011, 07:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,720
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Bloodweiser, I keep asking myself that exact...

Bloodweiser,

I keep asking myself that exact question and I wish I knew the answer.

I'm obviously searching for an answer and seeing this thread evolve has only added to the possibilities...
Forum: The Garage 06-05-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,720
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Oaklandstrom,,, Holy smokes,,, that TechShop...

Oaklandstrom,,,

Holy smokes,,, that TechShop idea is awesome!!!

Now you've got me wanting one of those...

I see that they aren't currently offering franchises,,, any idea if they are...
Forum: The Garage 06-03-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,720
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
I kind'a like the US Army idea for checking out...

I kind'a like the US Army idea for checking out tools etc... that might work.

E3 looks cool,,, also looks expensive. Don't know what they're charging but I'll contact them to find out. Maybe...
Forum: The Garage 06-02-2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,720
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Maggot12 - please remember that the comment on...

Maggot12 - please remember that the comment on the handle came from a guy called idgit,,, certainly didn't mean any disrespect.

To be honest with you I'm not sure what I'm after, I'm just curious...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,720
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Switchblade315 - old racing numbers,,, that's...

Switchblade315 - old racing numbers,,, that's cool, MX or something else?

I've found it pretty easy to talk with shop owners who are in a completely different geographic area about what's worked,...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2011, 01:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,720
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
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Wow,,, very cool.

Thanks everyone for your feedback and ideas.

I like the idea and so do some of my friends,,, I'm glad to see that there are at least a few of these things out there in the...
Forum: The Garage 06-01-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,720
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
co-op garage

I'm curious whether an idea I've had has any merit or not,,, so feel free to chime in on either side of "good idea" or "you're an idiot"

Other than the fortunate that live someplace with unlimited...
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2011, 07:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,980
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Game on! I think you'll really like the solo...

Game on!

I think you'll really like the solo gig.

I was out for about 5 weeks earlier this year (blogged here as Eastern United States,,, well most of them) and meet so many cool people,,,...
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,980
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Sweet,,, looks like a really nice ride. I...

Sweet,,, looks like a really nice ride.

I didn't notice any mention of a sidekick,,, so I'm assuming (dangerous, I know) that this is solo?

I'm from the midwest and have been trying to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Nice,,, aren't friends just the most wonderful...

Nice,,, aren't friends just the most wonderful thing out there?

Now that I know what it represents, I'll be able to spell it with fewer iterations of backpedaling to the posts. thanks.

ya got'a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 114,224
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Wait!!!

I see that you're still a bit on the green side wrt the yearly odometer so a bit of advice from a slightly older model.

Don't give up on the karma thing just yet (and hear me out, I'm not a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,880
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
sweeet

This looks like an amazing trip!!!

Keep up the cool shooting and good luck.

Out of curiosity,,, how good is your spanish?

I've traveled a fair amount in Europe and Asia and have avoided...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2011, 09:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,274
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
what fun!!!

That looks like an awesome idea!

I've never riden with a hack on the side but having all that storage seems like a wicked cool way to go.

good luck to ya, we'll be check'n in on your progress...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Sly-uno

Well now plump she is but when she flops over and starts making snow angles in the dust, there's simply not much I can do about it.

I realized awhile back that joining her really confuses the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2011, 01:58 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
bk brkr baker First off, I've wondered this...

bk brkr baker

First off, I've wondered this for a bit, what's up with the handle? Is it some secret code? At first I thought cb radio but I don't think that's it, regardless my tiny little mind...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,503,669
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
w00t, w00t

Dot (and Nate of course)

Until recently I was a lurker of the highest order,,, that is until I rode away from my garage for 5 weeks and meandered around the eastern US (my own little dose of Dot)....
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
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TdotW

Yeah, I hopped on Route 8 just north of I 80 and I figured I was near your old stomping grounds. Really enjoyed that leg of the trip and it restored a bit of my faith in Western Pa which has...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-22-2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 48,826
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Now this I can contribute to...

Skyline drive about a week ago

http://tjevon.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Eastern-US/i-zRjtXrz/0/L/d31-5-L.jpg

http://tjevon.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Eastern-US/i-S7mDMZj/0/L/d31-4-L.jpg
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-22-2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 210,982
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Fog on Skyline drive,,, new pavement,,, no lines ...

Fog on Skyline drive,,, new pavement,,, no lines

http://tjevon.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Eastern-US/i-zRjtXrz/0/L/d31-5-L.jpg

idgit (and Fatty of course)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-22-2011, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3,970
Views: 938,448
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
gas

Somewhere in South Carolina

http://tjevon.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Eastern-US/i-8d6WR3g/0/L/d19-5-L.jpg

idgit (and Fatty of course)
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
counts

for those that care about such things

miles: 6183
states: 21
countries: 2
days: 36

tag lines:
Great River Road
Natchez Trace
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Day 35 & 36

We're close,,, I mean really close to closing this thing out. 2 days left of riding and I must admit that the photographic evidence is awfully thin here.

As I mentioned before,,, Fatty was...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Day 33 and 34

I got to my parents house around 6:00 PM on Day 32,,, tired and in need of sustenance.

I hadn't realized it at that point (lolling around in bed later that night I'd used all my fingers, toes,...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2011, 05:50 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
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Z50R - I'm glad I could be your tour guide on memory lane. I've been living in the mid west for the last 20 some odd years and I too grew up around the east coast (Tn, Pa, Nc), this trip made me...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,719
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
w00t, w00t

Sounds like a nice ride,,, briefly considered something similar for this spring before Fatty (she's a wee) and I set off on our trip to the south.

Good choice on the mount!

idgit (and Fatty of...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Day 32 (the end)

1 last installment and it'll be short.

After I left Antietam battlefield I started heading down the Maryland panhandle hoping to find some nice quiet back roads that would lead me toward...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Username change

Fatty is so please that she's finally getting the recognition that she so richly deserves,,, say goodbye to tjevon and hello to FattyAndIdgit!!!

idgit
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Day 32 (cont)

So after making the rounds at Harpers Ferry, I headed north to Antietam.

For a bit of perspective, the confederacy had been wanting to invade the north for a variety of reasons including...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
history

Like I said earlier, I'm no expert on history or the civil war. I've been including a few civil war stops along the way because I find the topic interesting and the sights worth seeing.

Anyone...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2011, 08:19 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Day 32(ish)

So I went to bed in Harpers Ferry thinking I'd spend the morning snooping around and soaking up a little history but after reading about the civil war action here, I realized that the big site in...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
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iBiker

The amount of liquid that I encountered in Va, WV and even PA was stagering.

Sorry about not stopping in your neck of the woods but Fatty smelled the barn and I was missing my loved...
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2011, 06:34 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Day 31 (or there abouts)

Ok,,, this one should be quick (unfortunately)

BRP was done,,, Skyline was next on the agenda. Hoping for sunny, high 60's, no cops....
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2011, 05:48 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Sedir (in the mirror rides?)

Glad I could help. I'd been away from that area for too long,,, simply beautiful

idgit
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Day 30

and the 3rd day on BRP.

Melanie and John had come south on the BRP the day before and I was leaving they mentioned that they'd hit a bit of fog on the way down,,,

That would suck.

But its...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Day 29

So,,, about that night camping...

You saw the campsite in the previous post,,, nice over look, pretty area, all good.

Talk among the campers the previous night was whether we'd get rained on or...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
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TdotW

Patience,,, patience,,, I promise you'll be rewarded. In fact, when I get home, you can have all the pic's that didn't make the cut for the blog.

See you soon!


iBiker

Thanks for...
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Day 28

Ok,,, I'm in Asheville and I want to do the BRP tip to tail,,, or maybe given the milepost markings that'd be tail to tip in this case.

So,,, do I skirt the BRP and go south on US 19, etc... or...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
reply

Br Brkr Baker

I'm still riding (Harpers Ferry tonight) but unfortunately the 2 events that I had to be available for made me have to miss the Eastern gig.

I'm planning on being at the mid west...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 15,835
Posted By FattyAndIdgit
Day 27

Enough of the nostalgia,,, on with the riding!!!!

Charlotte to Asheville,,, mountains, twisties and all things good.

Found the smallest road that I could going in the general direction that I...
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