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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-20-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,315
Posted By DirtGrlll
Interesting thread as it brings up a topic that...

Interesting thread as it brings up a topic that always makes me wonder a bit as to what I should do.

I often ride solo and have essentially no mechanical skills (which is why I have roadside...
Forum: Face plant 01-01-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,211
Posted By DirtGrlll
Very glad to hear the gear did its job!

Very glad to hear the gear did its job!
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By DirtGrlll
Thanks for all the input - I really miss the days...

Thanks for all the input - I really miss the days of Brockton Cycle's huge inventory...my two current HJC helmets were tried on and bought at the "no one ever needs a XXS" price! :lol3

I...
Forum: Equipment 02-17-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 954
Posted By DirtGrlll
Paging Female Riders: Helmet Input Desired

I have a peanut head. I admit it. Only a small sample of helmet manufacturers make an adult helmet in XXS (i.e., 51-52 cm, hat size 6 3/8 - 6 1/2, or 20 - 20 1/2 inches). Have two HJC helmets that...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-07-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,980
Posted By DirtGrlll
I will check in with Kamala for our possible...

I will check in with Kamala for our possible attendance. Mr. Muttley the big yellow dog is under the weather today though so we would be on the super maybe list.
Forum: Face plant 06-25-2012, 10:10 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 27,033
Posted By DirtGrlll
Terry, rooting for you to accomplish what you can...

Terry, rooting for you to accomplish what you can in rehab.

So saddened to hear of your accident. For some reason this weekend I was thinking a lot about a former pro downhill mountain biker...
Forum: Face plant 03-01-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 67,681
Posted By DirtGrlll
Hell, I waited over a month and was stubborn...

Hell, I waited over a month and was stubborn enough to ride the A1A Turkey Run before I finally went to the doctor. Imagine my surprise when I was also told I had a clean break of the left distal...
Forum: Face plant 02-05-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,717
Posted By DirtGrlll
This. Glad you made it safely through the...

This.

Glad you made it safely through the situation. It would have sucked to have never met you. :D
Forum: Face plant 11-29-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 67,681
Posted By DirtGrlll
Well, here was my story from the past year: ...

Well, here was my story from the past year:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=666031 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=666031)

I definitely screwed up by not...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-19-2011, 02:46 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 20,858
Posted By DirtGrlll
Hey, don't throw us ALL under the bus! :D

Hey, don't throw us ALL under the bus! :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,528
Posted By DirtGrlll
I was pulled over a couple of years ago for what...

I was pulled over a couple of years ago for what I believe was a complete mistake on the part of the trooper. Fully agree in what you are saying, however, and was polite and saved my disagreement...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,635
Posted By DirtGrlll
+1 And I consider it "practice" for when I'm on...

+1 And I consider it "practice" for when I'm on two wheels.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2011, 07:14 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 187,960
Posted By DirtGrlll
As a relatively new rider (licensed in March '08,...

As a relatively new rider (licensed in March '08, bought the Buell in April '08), I still take signfiicant pride anytime I am asked in a parking lot...hey, is that your bike? Always makes me grin...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9,278
Views: 1,854,043
Posted By DirtGrlll
Harley rider* pulls up next to me at a light...

Harley rider* pulls up next to me at a light after we had ridden as an unintentional pair for several miles: "Nice looking bike. A Buell? Who makes that?" Um, no one...now. :cry:bluduh

...
Forum: Face plant 07-06-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,609
Posted By DirtGrlll
Hope you feel better soon - shoulder injuries are...

Hope you feel better soon - shoulder injuries are no fun.
Forum: Face plant 07-04-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,497
Posted By DirtGrlll
To the OP, hope it goes well for you. I sustained...

To the OP, hope it goes well for you. I sustained a left distal fibula fracture last Oct without knowing it (long story). Had to stop trail running, continued hiking and riding on and off road....
Forum: Face plant 07-04-2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,864
Posted By DirtGrlll
Wow, so glad your wife is okay and an excellent...

Wow, so glad your wife is okay and an excellent analysis. I can remember being 3 months into riding and on a trip in Upstate NY on my KLX. Wind gust hit me on the highway and blew me across my lane...
Forum: Face plant 07-04-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,894
Posted By DirtGrlll
Glad you're okay and the bike recovered. I...

Glad you're okay and the bike recovered. I tempted fate on the KLX at my local trails and after considerable effort to get the bike righted after falling to the downhill side (:bluduh) while riding...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-04-2011, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5,371
Views: 376,939
Posted By DirtGrlll
Wish I was ready to ride, but at least a few more...

Wish I was ready to ride, but at least a few more weeks of physical therapy ahead of that goal. But want to give props to the recent taggers - looks like y'all are getting back into the original...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,465
Posted By DirtGrlll
Ex-husband holds a CDL and taught me more than a...

Ex-husband holds a CDL and taught me more than a few things to add to my safe driving (and riding) repertoire. I still hear him saying "back in for safety" when parking and as soon as I can get my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,472
Posted By DirtGrlll
Windmill, loved your post. When I first started...

Windmill, loved your post. When I first started to ride in March 2008, I had double dilemma. Jake, my older lab, was a veteran from my soft top Jeep days. Hannah, his adopted sister, not so much -...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,878
Posted By DirtGrlll
:rofl Yep, the visual on that is...

:rofl


Yep, the visual on that is priceless. I am currently 2 months out of work after having had 2 surgeries since March (and three hospitalizations) after breaking my leg...hiking in late...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 30,892
Posted By DirtGrlll
I took the MSF here in MA in 2008 when I decided...

I took the MSF here in MA in 2008 when I decided that it was time to pursue a lifelong desire to ride. I bought a KLX250 and my salesman threatened not to deliver it unless I signed up for the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-16-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 838
Posted By DirtGrlll
Timmy Thomas is my hero!!!! ...

Timmy Thomas is my hero!!!! :raabia:raabia:raabia:bow:bow:bow:wings:wings:wings
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-30-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,258
Posted By DirtGrlll
Damn it, yet another great ride I will miss while...

Damn it, yet another great ride I will miss while waiting for freaking ever for my leg to heal. :baldy :(:
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-30-2011, 08:53 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,257
Posted By DirtGrlll
Looks like Kamala and I missed a fantastic ride...

Looks like Kamala and I missed a fantastic ride that headed out from right in my neck of the woods. Hoping this might get repeated this season and that I will be finally healed and back on the bike...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-29-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 20,858
Posted By DirtGrlll
Hi Rich! :wave Slow recovery but think I am...

Hi Rich! :wave Slow recovery but think I am finally making forward progress. If I am lucky, maybe I will be healthy enough for a repeat of the DARC ride from Dudley later this season - sure hope...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-27-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 20,858
Posted By DirtGrlll
Guess the problem is another half that doesn't...

Guess the problem is another half that doesn't ride? Poor Kamala's dilemma right now is his worry of getting hurt...if he goes down, neither of us can step up to the plate?!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-04-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 306
Posted By DirtGrlll
Dang, I would love to have tried this out. Maybe...

Dang, I would love to have tried this out. Maybe they will offer it again in the future. Thanks for the post, Dana, and hope you have a great day at the track! :thumb
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-27-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 6,516
Views: 464,331
Posted By DirtGrlll
Indeed! BTW this is Kamala working on Dirtgrllls...

Indeed! BTW this is Kamala working on Dirtgrllls PC. I forgot to log her out and sign in as myself. I have a call into a friend who is an ELE officer. He will get to the bottom of it but I'm afraid...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-27-2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6,516
Views: 464,331
Posted By DirtGrlll
Its getting more than confusing! Troy I hope you...

Its getting more than confusing! Troy I hope you dion't mind that I copied your reply (X'd out your name) from the state and posted it over on NEDB just because a couple of guys there just got the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-27-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,007
Posted By DirtGrlll
I'm on crutches (have been since Thanksgiving...

I'm on crutches (have been since Thanksgiving :huh) and now with 2 surgeries under my belt since March 7th and home on IV antibiotics. So guess that puts me out for this one...as I watch another...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-27-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 984
Posted By DirtGrlll
I am on IR for at least another 6 weeks so I...

I am on IR for at least another 6 weeks so I cannot contribute, but I have subscribed to (a) daydream and (b) plan for when I am able to roll out the Buell again. :deal

p.s. Kamala and I have...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-25-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 20,858
Posted By DirtGrlll
Well, I am disappointed to learn that my...

Well, I am disappointed to learn that my anticipated back on the bike time has been pushed out for at least another 6 weeks, but if I have to be realistic about it probably longer. :cry So as not...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-17-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,951
Posted By DirtGrlll
Not sure yet whether I will be a Sat BBRider or a...

Not sure yet whether I will be a Sat BBRider or a Sun TRider. While I have enjoyed bringing the Buell up in the past, this may (with a little luck) mark the I've recovered enough from surgery point...
Forum: Racing 04-01-2011, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,083
Posted By DirtGrlll
Its tough to have the Killer Instinct when your...

Its tough to have the Killer Instinct when your brothers a cop!


:lol3

(BTW, this is Kamala stealing the Fabulous Dirtgrllls bandwidth)
Forum: Face plant 03-26-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,730
Posted By DirtGrlll
Ouch for sure. Hope he heals up quick!

Ouch for sure. Hope he heals up quick!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-26-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 431
Views: 20,858
Posted By DirtGrlll
Look forward to riding with y'all once I am...

Look forward to riding with y'all once I am finally out of the cast, off crutches, and able to bear full weight on my left leg. Probably be at least another 6-8 weeks before that is realistic. :cry
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-25-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5,371
Views: 376,939
Posted By DirtGrlll
Nice, Joe! Major props. Even if I could ride...

Nice, Joe! Major props. Even if I could ride right now, even if Kamala would clear me to ride right now (:lol3) , I would not be riding right now. Seriously hard core, my fellow rider (wanted to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-23-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5,371
Views: 376,939
Posted By DirtGrlll
Hate to steal anyone's thunder, but I snapped the...

Hate to steal anyone's thunder, but I snapped the chain on my mtb twice in the same ride, unfortunately with the second occurrence refusing to bow to my (admittedly pathetic) repair attempts. Was...
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