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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 10:19 AM
Replies: 33,051
Views: 8,054,943
Posted By SxyRdr
2 broken fingers? From punching the guy on the...

2 broken fingers? From punching the guy on the 'wing?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 391,923
Posted By SxyRdr
Here in VA it's legal to run the red light if it...

Here in VA it's legal to run the red light if it doesn't change for us. Just have to wait 2 minutes or 2 cycles of the light. There are several lights around that seem to have a problem reading...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 06:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,187
Posted By SxyRdr
Not to step on ubermick's toes but... I went...

Not to step on ubermick's toes but...

I went and looked at the bike and test rode it.

Other than a few maintenance things and one minor drop resulting in a scraped engine guard/bar end and the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 1,854,043
Posted By SxyRdr
Oh geez... reminded me of something that happened...

Oh geez... reminded me of something that happened at work years ago.

I rode a Superhawk at the time. Pulled into the parking lot and the maintenance guys pulled up next to me.

Guy: Dayum, dat...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5,923
Views: 279,783
Posted By SxyRdr
Nice meeting you, too. Tad bit crowded at our...

Nice meeting you, too. Tad bit crowded at our table so obviously we didn't chat a whole lot.

Yep, we do this every Wed. Although every time Stu shows up, it seems like we're there past last...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 391,923
Posted By SxyRdr
I think it's that so many people take vacations...

I think it's that so many people take vacations when their kids are not in school. So when school is back in session, it's everyone back on the roads at once.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 391,923
Posted By SxyRdr
Yeah, Reston is ridiculous when it comes to...

Yeah, Reston is ridiculous when it comes to traffic. I had really hoped the new Silver Line station would help. Sad thing is, it probably did but we didn't notice because school year traffic is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-17-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 479
Posted By SxyRdr
Donovan started riding his own motorcycle at age...

Donovan started riding his own motorcycle at age 4, started racing hare scrambles at age 7, supermoto at age 9... you get the idea...

He started riding as a passenger with us probably around age 8...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 1,854,043
Posted By SxyRdr
:rofl My son's got a female friend who...

:rofl


My son's got a female friend who has had a couple of boyfriends over the last few years that he has not liked. He told me the other day that she'd gotten a new boyfriend and that she said...
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,978
Views: 515,468
Posted By SxyRdr
Dang... sorry for the blurry pics. Bright light...

Dang... sorry for the blurry pics. Bright light shining on the phone screen so I thought they were clear.

Mounting bracket for the Givi windscreen:...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2,978
Views: 515,468
Posted By SxyRdr
I haven't ridden it yet as I've been dealing with...

I haven't ridden it yet as I've been dealing with some medical issues the past week.

Probably would've been up to riding today but my thyroid biopsy site was still a bit tender this morning and I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,002
Posted By SxyRdr
I wouldn't be overly concerned about it but... ...

I wouldn't be overly concerned about it but...

It's something I keep in the back of my mind. I'll do like you and regurgitate MSF curriculum, tips and tricks. I have gone and helped a new rider...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,187
Posted By SxyRdr
If for some reason it doesn't work out with your...

If for some reason it doesn't work out with your buddy checking the bike over, let me know and I'll go out and meet with her. :)
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2,978
Views: 515,468
Posted By SxyRdr
I'm slowly getting mine put together... I...

I'm slowly getting mine put together...
I ordered a Givi windscreen, SW Motech hand guards and SW Motech frame sliders. My son was sweet (bored) enough to install them for me this weekend. :D
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 1,854,043
Posted By SxyRdr
:photog

:photog
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,002
Posted By SxyRdr
True the waiver and the insurance are not any...

True the waiver and the insurance are not any type of guarantee...

A friend of mine who happens to also be a RiderCoach got sued and he wasn't even teaching. He just happened to be there when...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 1,854,043
Posted By SxyRdr
I've heard: "If my Harley goes down, I'll just...

I've heard:
"If my Harley goes down, I'll just stay on the bike and ride it out. That's why I don't need to wear all that gear."
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,002
Posted By SxyRdr
You're refusing to listen to any of the other...

You're refusing to listen to any of the other professionals but here's a tip since you think you're better than any RiderCoach...

Draw up a legal waiver and get some extra insurance. I don't care...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 391,923
Posted By SxyRdr
Had this happen on Sunday. We were out running...

Had this happen on Sunday. We were out running errands on the bikes and were pulling up to a stop light. Saw the reverse lights on and stopped waaaaaaayyyyy back just in case. Must've clued the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 391,923
Posted By SxyRdr
Possible... I was born in Palm Beach County ... :D

Possible... I was born in Palm Beach County ... :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 391,923
Posted By SxyRdr
About halfway down the page in this article...

About halfway down the page in this article (right under his picture) it says the speed limit on the road is 60 mph.
...
Forum: Face plant 09-05-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,473
Posted By SxyRdr
Here in VA, turning across someone's path of...

Here in VA, turning across someone's path of travel is considered to be a traffic infraction. So the worst charge you can get is Reckless Driving. In the case with the motor officer and,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 1,854,043
Posted By SxyRdr
Haven't had that happen but... My Jetta's a...

Haven't had that happen but...

My Jetta's a manual and Donovan bought a new-to-him truck so I've been driving his old Corolla (automatic transmission; lots of stop/go traffic) when I'm not on one...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-05-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5,923
Views: 279,783
Posted By SxyRdr
http://www.myfoxdc.com/clip/10551121/codys-brew

http://www.myfoxdc.com/clip/10551121/codys-brew
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 1,854,043
Posted By SxyRdr
The only time I've seen the larger diesel nozzles...

The only time I've seen the larger diesel nozzles is at the truck specific pumps. Or at my local farm/country station where there are 2 hoses: 1 normal sized and 1 truck sized. Which is a good...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-04-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5,923
Views: 279,783
Posted By SxyRdr
Thanks... just put Donovan's info into the...

Thanks... just put Donovan's info into the system.


ETA: Well, so much for that. Donovan signed up for an EMT class and he has an 8 hour session on Oct 18th so he can't attend this.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 1,854,043
Posted By SxyRdr
My biggest peeve at fueling stations: I drive...

My biggest peeve at fueling stations:
I drive diesels. There's usually only one pump that dispenses diesel as well as gas. There's always a gasser hanging out at that pump. Then they give me a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-04-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 5,923
Views: 279,783
Posted By SxyRdr
My friend Mickey lost his son to Neuroblastoma...

My friend Mickey lost his son to Neuroblastoma March 6, 2009. His son's name was Cody. He started an org called Cody's Crew (https://codys-crew.org/).

Mickey is a home brewer and beer lover. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 5,923
Views: 279,783
Posted By SxyRdr
It's Wednesday. $10 flight night at BadWolf. ...

It's Wednesday.
$10 flight night at BadWolf.
Todd will probably be there around 4. I won't be there until 430ish.

Stu - we can't stay until last call again this week. It's just too far past my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 1,854,043
Posted By SxyRdr
Temp paper dealer tag still on the FZ-09. "Hey,...

Temp paper dealer tag still on the FZ-09.
"Hey, nice... is that new?"
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-02-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5,923
Views: 279,783
Posted By SxyRdr
I've broken down in Bar Harbor, ME, and in...

I've broken down in Bar Harbor, ME, and in Franklin, NC. It was still better than being in my cube... where I am now... drooling over your pics of beer and food... as I sit here and eye my small...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-02-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 5,923
Views: 279,783
Posted By SxyRdr
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-02-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 5,923
Views: 279,783
Posted By SxyRdr
Hey, y'all... just in case you might know someone...

Hey, y'all... just in case you might know someone who is interested, Donovan's officially put his Wee up for sale. He's willing to do a trade for a Bandit 1200 or FZ1.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 1,854,043
Posted By SxyRdr
I caged in the other day. As I was heading out...

I caged in the other day. As I was heading out after work, a coworker joined me in the elevator. I was wearing a skirt, sleeveless blouse, strappy sandals... no gear anywhere in the vicinity. He...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 299,690
Posted By SxyRdr
Walking his bike or riding his bike, that is...

Walking his bike or riding his bike, that is still one hell of a wide shoulder. The trucker fucked up.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,902
Posted By SxyRdr
Motor officer on a BMW dropped his bike during...

Motor officer on a BMW dropped his bike during competition. Let's see if my description of how he picked it back up is clear.

Bike was completely over on it's side/engine guards and the wheels...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5,334
Views: 299,690
Posted By SxyRdr
He was hit at the bridge where the speed limit...

He was hit at the bridge where the speed limit drops to 45 mph, just south of the middle school. There's a fairly wide shoulder there. He was going the same direction as the car in the pic:
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,895
Views: 391,923
Posted By SxyRdr
And how long have you been driving in NoVA? I...

And how long have you been driving in NoVA? I had a woman in an SUV try to force her way into my lane (her lane was ending) while I was in my VW Jetta. My Jetta is old... guess who doesn't care if...
Forum: Face plant 08-28-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,473
Posted By SxyRdr
The accident was here in VA and the process is...

The accident was here in VA and the process is similar to what you're describing for Montana.

I am a bit surprised to see it's only Failure to Yield ROW. I expected Reckless Driving.... although...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-28-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5,923
Views: 279,783
Posted By SxyRdr
Waiting on Stuart's review of BadWolf... :1drink ...

Waiting on Stuart's review of BadWolf... :1drink


Nice meeting ya!
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