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Forum: Parallel Universe Today, 12:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,487
Posted By inbred
"A BMW F800GS is a 80/20 at best" ...... ...

"A BMW F800GS is a 80/20 at best" ......

Yeh, but if you take an 80/20 bike and toss on some 60/40 tires, then it averages out as a 70/30 bike!!

I once knew a guy who raced a Honda Goldwing in...
Forum: Vendors Today, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By inbred
Haven't had any problems navigating the site the...

Haven't had any problems navigating the site the last several days. Quick and easy. Thinking about possibly ordering the crash bars, lower and upper. Of course I do like the look of the one piece...
Forum: Face plant Yesterday, 03:46 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 76,045
Posted By inbred
You are defeated once you give up riding due to...

You are defeated once you give up riding due to the risks.

I say, take stock of your plight. Own it. Bottom line: Measure up to what you once expected of yourself. Back when you were 16...
Forum: Face plant Yesterday, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 648
Posted By inbred
Riveting story. Glad you are now all patched up...

Riveting story. Glad you are now all patched up and on the road to recovery. Love the pics and writing. What an adventure story. Love to do a ride with you someday. You seem like an interesting...
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 03:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 571
Posted By inbred
Never has so much intelligence gathered since Max...

Never has so much intelligence gathered since Max Fritz dined alone in Munich, Bavaria.
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 04:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 700
Posted By inbred
Congrats on the New F800. Especially in...

Congrats on the New F800. Especially in Kalamata. I just don't see another BMW color that can hold a candle to it. Understated elegance in a hue fit for an explorer. Part luxury as in a dress...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-26-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By inbred
Place me in the category of folks who would've...

Place me in the category of folks who would've liked to see you stay within OEM territory. My Shorai lasted one year exactly before she failed to hold a charge. But what a glorious year it was...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-25-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 456
Posted By inbred
Alternative Viewpoint~ The former replies are...

Alternative Viewpoint~ The former replies are clearly focused on what's best for you financially. One other consideration could be what's best for the adventure riding community. If this becomes...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 839
Posted By inbred
Yeh...Know the feeling. Last Friday I set up a...

Yeh...Know the feeling. Last Friday I set up a test drive of the F800GS and GSA at a BMW dealership in Upstate NY. The sales dude was a great guy. Very enthusiastic. Had the 800's lined up and I...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-24-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 552
Posted By inbred
Great middle east beast you have there, buddy. ...

Great middle east beast you have there, buddy. Get that danged thing on the US Mainland and we will show you a great time!
Forum: Face plant 03-23-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,818
Posted By inbred
Can't believe your left leg is still attached to...

Can't believe your left leg is still attached to your body. Oh what a lucky man, he was. As others have said, great video work, even if was just a function of getting careened by a car and flying...
Forum: Face plant 03-23-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 129,060
Posted By inbred
Livin' for the day you post a pic of your first...

Livin' for the day you post a pic of your first post-accident ride .
Forum: Face plant 03-23-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,392
Posted By inbred
hope the rider rebounds and the little old lady...

hope the rider rebounds and the little old lady can forgive herself.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-23-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 777
Posted By inbred
That your Moped? If so, Take those blue panniers...

That your Moped? If so, Take those blue panniers off your moped and figure a way too mount 'em on your new ride. Zip ties work great. Bike panniers make excellent dual sport packs. I have a pair...
Forum: Face plant 03-22-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,727
Posted By inbred
If I ever have to die due to sudden impact with a...

If I ever have to die due to sudden impact with a massive object, I sorely hope it won't be a Toyota. Big old American Oak tree would be my hope. Or even the hard embankment of a rocky gully. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-22-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,831
Posted By inbred
Don't be shying away from taking your dual sport...

Don't be shying away from taking your dual sport out on some slushy, snowy trails. Late winter rides are the best way I know to re-infuse off road balance reactions into your muscle memory. Far...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 880
Posted By inbred
Welcome. Many happy miles on your 2014.

Welcome. Many happy miles on your 2014.
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-21-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,223
Posted By inbred
Thought you looked pretty good on the bike....

Thought you looked pretty good on the bike. Favorite parts were "around the gate" and the killer footage you got of your buddy on the white/red bike going down.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,146
Posted By inbred
Happy group of chaps you blokes are. Lucky souls...

Happy group of chaps you blokes are. Lucky souls to have such buddies.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 876
Posted By inbred
Your attempt may have failed with the OP, but I...

Your attempt may have failed with the OP, but I chuckled out loud when I read it. Would've thought the little winking smiley face may have diffused possible adverse reaction.

To me, the best...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,414
Posted By inbred
Quite inspiring. Love seeing signs that there...

Quite inspiring. Love seeing signs that there are dudes out there who have a sense of adventure like you. Not mere riding, but being away on business and taking the initiative of getting an exotic...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-05-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By inbred
Especially Love ride reports from countries other...

Especially Love ride reports from countries other than my own. Your report was charming. Love to be tagging along.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-30-2013, 11:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,078
Posted By inbred
I can't recall how long I bombed up Rt. 138. The...

I can't recall how long I bombed up Rt. 138. The scenery seemed to stop my sense of time. You are treated to a series of mountain climbs and wonderful descents down to amazing St. Lawrence bay...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-28-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,078
Posted By inbred
Camping under the stars is good for the soul. ...

Camping under the stars is good for the soul. Even if there is a thick layer of clouds in between. My second night out was as good as the first. Though it lacked the dryness and sunrise of the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-25-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,078
Posted By inbred
Crossing the final bridge from the Long Sault...

Crossing the final bridge from the Long Sault Parkway back to the mainland was tough. I was tempted to spend a full day there. It was the middle of the week and, but for the RV-ers on McClaren...
Forum: Face plant 12-22-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 17,041
Posted By inbred
Every rider should have someone to post a...

Every rider should have someone to post a memorial for them when they're gone. Great job. Gave me a great window into his riding spirit. terrible loss.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-22-2013, 07:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,078
Posted By inbred
When commando camping it's essential to arrive...

When commando camping it's essential to arrive at dusk and depart at dawn. No hanging about to invite hassle. I awoke just before the sunrise that first morning out. The night's sleep was one for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-21-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,078
Posted By inbred
Heading across an international border is always...

Heading across an international border is always a bit nerve racking. Especially if you are a card carrying member of NORML. The only interesting question asked of me by the Canadian Border Guard...
Forum: Face plant 11-12-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,811
Posted By inbred
It's nice during those endo moments when there ...

It's nice during those endo moments when there aren't any hard jagged objects to land on. Nice footage. If you're gonna crash you may as well get some video of it.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-11-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,078
Posted By inbred
The Gaspe at 50

It was time to turn 50. Get away from it all. Do something that would serve as an exclamation mark for making it a half century. Living in Upstate New York, I needed to pick a destination about...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,727
Posted By inbred
I am glad to say that I am heading for Gaspe and...

I am glad to say that I am heading for Gaspe and the Northern shore in a couple of days. Like you ill be alone and hoping to camp in my tent. What's with the no tents policy? With all that space...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,221
Posted By inbred
Clip 4 Love those days spent searching for the...

Clip 4 Love those days spent searching for the perfect campsite

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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-23-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,221
Posted By inbred
Clip 3

Okay, still a wee bit of tech. diffs., but here's clip No. 3.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-17-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,221
Posted By inbred
clip 2

Couple minor technical glitches with clip. Visiting youtube and watching the clip in their native format helps. Once I get videographer to re-edit, the stutter problem should rectify.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 04-16-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 615
Posted By inbred
nuke

Technical difficulties with film
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-08-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,221
Posted By inbred
Bizzarro Ride- Spring 2012

Clearly one of the strangest trips I've been on. Footage is in the
hands of videographer who takes it to an even stranger level. We
are getting it piece-meal so that's the way it will be...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,986
Posted By inbred
Can't wait till installment No. 4.

Can't wait till installment No. 4.
Forum: Face plant 03-14-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,155
Posted By inbred
At least you see the humor in the whole thing.

At least you see the humor in the whole thing.
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,298
Posted By inbred
If I lived in your area, I'd let you make a set...

If I lived in your area, I'd let you make a set for my DRZ. Only thing is that I prefer racks for which the square can mount is about 2 or three inches higher than the height you chose. So we'd...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-13-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 38,911
Posted By inbred
Nice photos. I grew up in Apalachin and have...

Nice photos. I grew up in Apalachin and have been riding those parts for years. Though I now live a bit north, I have two good riding buddies who live in the Vestal/Apqalachin area. One drives...
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