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Forum: Racing Yesterday, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6,404
Views: 827,439
Posted By garfey
C'mon ...

January '16!!!!!
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 08:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 362
Posted By garfey
Coma pulling the strings, Casteu laying out the...

Coma pulling the strings, Casteu laying out the courses?????
Gonna be interesting, that's for sure.
Forum: Racing Yesterday, 08:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 65
Posted By garfey
If you're at loose ends,

the Parker 425 - 2015 (Feb 7, 2015) is on MAVTV, Channel 214 on DirecTV, right now (10-11P, CDT). No bikes, but lotsa dirt and stuff.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States Yesterday, 06:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 457
Posted By garfey
Nothing, I expect. Tripp's H-D is right there +...

Nothing, I expect. Tripp's H-D is right there + several independent shops. No reason not to have fixed it almost immediately, anywhere; exhaust-grade studs are available at any auto-parts store. ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States Yesterday, 06:21 AM
Replies: 21,298
Views: 1,238,477
Posted By garfey
A cousin who used to race said first thing to do...

A cousin who used to race said first thing to do with a new bike is to take the speedo off or disable it if you can't take it off; you don't want to know how fast you're going.
Forum: Racing 06-29-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 6,404
Views: 827,439
Posted By garfey
:happay SNOOKAH!! :happay Can dahtz be far...

:happay SNOOKAH!! :happay

Can dahtz be far behind??
Forum: Racing 06-25-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 6,404
Views: 827,439
Posted By garfey
Vertical face, horizontal top, without much...

Vertical face, horizontal top, without much rider-friendly rounding of the juncture = square edge whoops. Almost as bad as the vertical face, knife-edge rocks some of us encountered on the "Out of...
Forum: Racing 06-24-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,709
Posted By garfey
Troof! (Luck still plays a part, though.)

Troof!
(Luck still plays a part, though.)
Forum: Racing 06-24-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,709
Posted By garfey
Yeppers, a pure "wing it." That's why I...

Yeppers, a pure "wing it."

That's why I started planning and scheming and looking for the right bike right after 'Nannerman's attempt last November on the WRONG bike, and bought all manner of...
Forum: Racing 06-24-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,709
Posted By garfey
Talking It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over!

And I took over the n00b mantle this year but hopefully not idiotic. Mang! It was an ADVENTURE and the 500EXC and I will be ready to do it again, more knowledgeably, when bananaman is ready, just...
Forum: Racing 06-24-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,709
Posted By garfey
That's what I think, too. I can't see anyone...

That's what I think, too.

I can't see anyone laying a plan to trick-fuck the whole SCORE orga and figuring to get away with it for any length of time. No way not to talk about having done that...
Forum: Racing 06-24-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,709
Posted By garfey
Milder version of DILLIGAF. :lol3

Milder version of DILLIGAF. :lol3
Forum: Racing 06-23-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6,404
Views: 827,439
Posted By garfey
JMo's plan is/was to bring her XR400 over. I...

JMo's plan is/was to bring her XR400 over. I haven't heard anything about her riding the CB500 in the Rally.
Forum: Racing 06-23-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,709
Posted By garfey
Now, Important Stuff

I talked with Max this morning ~0645. In my experience that's about the time hospital staff busy about getting patients prepped for surgery. He was in good spirits and ready to get it over with. ...
Forum: Racing 06-23-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,709
Posted By garfey
I think that's a reasonable synopsis of what...

I think that's a reasonable synopsis of what did/could have happened. The weird thing, to me, is that at the finish line he (said he) was told he was first in the 7XXx class to cross the line and...
Forum: Racing 06-23-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,709
Posted By garfey
Perzactly!

Perzactly!
Forum: Racing 06-22-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,709
Posted By garfey
Re: Difficulty of Baja500 relative to other races

I don't have any personal experience on which to base this but from years of "watching" Dakar and other FIM Rallies, I'd say the BJ500 is tougher than "any one day" of Dakar but add up two weeks of...
Forum: Racing 06-22-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,709
Posted By garfey
Question So it would appear, now, though I would like to...

So it would appear, now, though I would like to think it was inadvertent and, if he told the truth about not pre-running, maybe not unbelievable. :dunno

I think I saw other entrants with the exact...
Forum: Vendors 06-22-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 853
Views: 214,050
Posted By garfey
Oooh, Oooh ...

Six, please! No! Make it 8!!!!! :deal

I like the way you snea ... errh ... ahhh ... ahem ... think, YP. :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Racing 06-21-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,709
Posted By garfey
Hell Yeah! Always up for a good oil thread!...

Hell Yeah! Always up for a good oil thread! :shog

I (meaning you, Max) like Valvoline 20W-50 Full Syn (or whatever's cheapest when I'm running low and need to restock). Last restock, I bought...
Forum: Racing 06-21-2015, 04:38 AM
Replies: 6,404
Views: 827,439
Posted By garfey
Would that be pronounced similarly to Mexia, TX...

Would that be pronounced similarly to Mexia, TX (hometown of the late Anna Nicole Smith who apparently embarrassed townfolk so much with her BSCness that they tore down the big rock/brick thingies at...
Forum: Racing 06-21-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,709
Posted By garfey
And your assistance was greatly appreciated! The...

And your assistance was greatly appreciated! The EXC was unrideable with that dinged disc.

Turns out that, under all the oil filters, air filters, fuel fill strainers, spare levers and pedals and...
Forum: Racing 06-21-2015, 02:33 AM
Replies: 6,404
Views: 827,439
Posted By garfey
Calle (Carl Hagenblad), too. Two months +one...

Calle (Carl Hagenblad), too.

Two months +one week to go.

http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn138/scottybreauxman/HengeDatescopy_zps0e93f1ed.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-21-2015, 02:23 AM
Replies: 21,298
Views: 1,238,477
Posted By garfey
Peripherally on-topic, a couple of weeks ago...

Peripherally on-topic, a couple of weeks ago Inmate bananaman mentioned that we ought to load up some bikes with camping gear and head South for a while. Off the top of my head I mentioned Copper...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2015, 02:04 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 60,706
Posted By garfey
Thumb Still Great Stuff!

Beautiful RR, Jenny!

I fell far behind while occupied with Baja500 concerns and although I'm not home yet I'm nearly so and am relaxing & recovering at an old friend's North Texas retreat where...
Forum: Racing 06-20-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,709
Posted By garfey
Support Folks for Baja Rally(e)

Speaking of spectacular, when/where do we support weenies throw our shekels into the pot?
Forum: Racing 06-20-2015, 02:02 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,709
Posted By garfey
And the rest of Team Longshot: (Dunno where the...

And the rest of Team Longshot:
(Dunno where the little girl was, probably taking a nap)
Forum: Racing 06-20-2015, 01:54 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,709
Posted By garfey
On the way back home from Ensenada ...

I saw a p/u truck with 3 bikes aboard and another on a little trailer at at rest stop in AZ or NM. Didn't pay much attention as I needed to get to the facilities in a hurry. There was a really cute...
Forum: Rallies 06-19-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 607
Posted By garfey
:y0! IN! Glad to help with whatever needs...

:y0!
IN!
Glad to help with whatever needs doing again.
Forum: Racing 06-10-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,709
Posted By garfey
Good stuff there! Congrats to you and your team....

Good stuff there! Congrats to you and your team.
Team 'Nannerman sponsor, chase, general flunky, etc.
Forum: Racing 06-10-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,709
Posted By garfey
:y0! For Rip Van Winkle: The Thread...

:y0!

For Rip Van Winkle:


The Thread That Will Not Die

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1002960

'Nannerman thinks he'll be ready again by November.
Forum: Racing 06-10-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,709
Posted By garfey
5X made it through Check-1 amidst, IIRC, Class...

5X made it through Check-1 amidst, IIRC, Class 10s and 16s (but it all sort of ran together there) and was the ONLY bike through after the checkpoint was repositioned to the 3rd and final location,...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-29-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,304
Posted By garfey
Bike Insurance

GEICO
Add bikes, delete bikes, change coverage - online or by telephone from anywhere, anytime.
https://ecams.geico.com/ecams/login.xhtml?r=true
Forum: Regional Forums 05-22-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 216,050
Posted By garfey
The Thread That Will Not Die, And Shouldn't

Yup, and having watched TQO on the Reward Mine "road" and following her back from Father Crowley Point after we'd restored ourselves to some semblance of aliveness in Lone Pine, no reservations....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-22-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 934
Views: 519,020
Posted By garfey
X a bunch to what all the welcome-backers have...

X a bunch to what all the welcome-backers have said before.

And, Lawd, you've loosened up a bit! :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-18-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 49,629
Posted By garfey
In the words of Inmate slowoldguy (who's not...

In the words of Inmate slowoldguy (who's not slow, in case there's any doubt!), "If you can't fix it with a hammer you can damn sure teach it a lesson."

Good stuff! Tiddle on!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-17-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,177
Posted By garfey
Hmmm ... lemme guess: Start at home in CO. ...

Hmmm ... lemme guess:
Start at home in CO.
Cincinatti is where the g-kids are.
Only 10 days available in the plan.
End at home in CO.

Reading are hard!
Forum: Regional Forums 05-17-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 216,050
Posted By garfey
Enough???!!! Aside from the two tastefully...

Enough???!!! Aside from the two tastefully applied to the bikes and the four on the seat, I found another one that had tried to hide on the floor, under the edge of the seat. I had to buy another...
Forum: Racing 05-16-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 14,206
Posted By garfey
:ear

:ear
Forum: Regional Forums 05-15-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3,085
Views: 216,050
Posted By garfey
IN! Calendar Set.

IN!
Calendar Set.
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