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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2011, 07:34 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,718
Posted By slinger
Well said G-dog:clap

Well said G-dog:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,718
Posted By slinger
Get a bike if it is in you to do so. Obviously...

Get a bike if it is in you to do so. Obviously be careful, take the MSF, read about techniques, and use your head. Do it now, at our age time is not a friend:lol3. Yes it's a dangerous hobby but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-02-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 794
Views: 187,070
Posted By slinger
Older Gent at grocery store " That bike is an...

Older Gent at grocery store " That bike is an antique, nice job restoring it"
Me " actually it's an 2009, fuel injection too". ( My Bonneville)
Gent " Really?"
Me "Yep, see the cast wheels"
Gent...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,693
Posted By slinger
I high sided my suzuki-50 in pea gravel and...

I high sided my suzuki-50 in pea gravel and failed to let go of the left grip and pulled the bike down on top of me. Still have a muffler burn scar on my leg.:muutt
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-22-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 8,464
Views: 1,708,654
Posted By slinger
Overheard from another patron at a small town gas...

Overheard from another patron at a small town gas station where I stopped to each lunch ..."Can't believe someone would spend 12-15,000 dollars on a motorcycle just to save a little money on gas"...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2010, 02:34 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 63,985
Posted By slinger
Here's a few from my dad. I think he had a fecal...

Here's a few from my dad. I think he had a fecal fetish:evil

You can wish in one hand and shit in the other and I will guarantee you which one will fill up first.

You can put whip cream on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-15-2010, 04:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,980
Posted By slinger
Arches over water... harder to blow your foot off...

Arches over water... harder to blow your foot off the peg.
Forum: Old's Cool 07-21-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,202
Posted By slinger
Wow that bike brings back memories... I learned...

Wow that bike brings back memories... I learned to ride on a K-50 that looked like a shrunken dream.


Cool old bike:clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2009, 09:02 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 16,137
Posted By slinger
Wow, Great report.... To call that a road is...

Wow, Great report....

To call that a road is generous, looks like a mountain goat path! Kudos for tackling it on that bike:clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2009, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 1,194,204
Posted By slinger
I liked Fucking. Looks like those cats like...

I liked Fucking.

Looks like those cats like Fucking too.

Fucking cats...:evil
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-28-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,105
Posted By slinger
Bruce the Boss was right... These two lanes will...

Bruce the Boss was right... These two lanes will take us anywhere, cause tramps like us were born to run! great pics.:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 98,843
Posted By slinger
1983 V45 Magna in a light drizzle. hit a...

1983 V45 Magna in a light drizzle. hit a cone:lol3 Passed... I rode three years before I bothered to get a licence...back in the day:evil
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2009, 10:08 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 28,913
Posted By slinger
Nice report and pics:clap

Nice report and pics:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2009, 03:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,856
Posted By slinger
+1

+1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 16,005
Posted By slinger
No handed riding and draggin my toes ( I don't...

No handed riding and draggin my toes ( I don't know why):nono
Forum: Face plant 02-24-2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,960
Posted By slinger
You walk away you win:clap Get checked. A...

You walk away you win:clap
Get checked. A friend of mine died from a bloodclot after his ATV landed on him. Took a week for the damn thing to get to his lung.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,892
Posted By slinger
Stayin in the moment is why I love to ride. Stay...

Stayin in the moment is why I love to ride. Stay fully in the Now keeps me
rollin
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,693
Posted By slinger
When the corn leaves/stalks blow across the road...

When the corn leaves/stalks blow across the road head high - pull over on the KLR.

South of Champaign, Il on I-57 High winds - speed about 70 - leaned way over.

Cager passes me and motions for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 187,070
Posted By slinger
Know it all friend: "Since when can you ride...

Know it all friend:

"Since when can you ride dirt bikes on the street"?
Thanks:D
Forum: Face plant 02-13-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,975
Posted By slinger
Glad your ok

Glad your ok
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 30,714
Posted By slinger
In my best Irish Brouge : "I'm farty and me wife...

In my best Irish Brouge : "I'm farty and me wife is farty too":evil Actually 43... I'm a teenager with a lot of experience! :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,629
Posted By slinger
Looks a little dirty too :evil

Looks a little dirty too :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,526
Posted By slinger
Heck, I don't have 2500 in my bike:lol3 yep, KLR...

Heck, I don't have 2500 in my bike:lol3 yep, KLR :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2009, 07:34 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,219
Posted By slinger
Smokin crack would be bad too... Glad you...

Smokin crack would be bad too...

Glad you survived:1drink
Forum: Racing 02-10-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,499
Posted By slinger
Godspeed brother

Godspeed brother
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2008, 05:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,369
Posted By slinger
+1 on the rocker, throttle lock on the highway. ...

+1 on the rocker, throttle lock on the highway. I put my palm 1/2 on the bar end to reduce fatigue. Also, as mentioned position of bars and levers makes a huge difference.:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-07-2008, 03:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,463
Posted By slinger
Youyr mom was right -- You are responsible for...

Youyr mom was right -- You are responsible for the damage that your animals cause... wrecks on public roads included. If your dog causes an accident you can be liable for damages and injuries to...
Forum: Face plant 12-07-2008, 03:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,655
Posted By slinger
Your tough, Glad it wasn't worse:thumb<--- no pun...

Your tough, Glad it wasn't worse:thumb<--- no pun intended!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-06-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,312
Posted By slinger
Crashing is just part of it! It's the part that...

Crashing is just part of it! It's the part that keeps me 100% focused, in the moment, and fully alive. I'm not listing to the radio, on a cell phone or talking to someone. I am engaged with what I'm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2008, 06:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,065
Posted By slinger
Get ready -- Like I say when someone tries to...

Get ready -- Like I say when someone tries to punk me-- I'll get you back... you just don't know when:lol3
Forum: Face plant 12-02-2008, 06:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,699
Posted By slinger
Glad you'll mend hip, shoulda, woulda, coulda on...

Glad you'll mend hip, shoulda, woulda, coulda on getting outta the way... You are dead on about gettin good gear AND wearing it. Sounds like your dismount was relatively low speed but still serious...
Forum: Face plant 12-02-2008, 05:51 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 13,302
Posted By slinger
Incredible situation. What could be gained by...

Incredible situation. What could be gained by harming you??? I guess criminals are universally STUPID. :jerkoGlad your OK and I hope the perps spend a long, long time in gaol:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-01-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By slinger
Your IN Here's to ya! ...

Your IN Here's to ya! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H7ZPMScX9-k
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-01-2008, 06:53 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,152
Posted By slinger
I see so many people get this wrong. my favorite...

I see so many people get this wrong. my favorite is when someone gets on the bike from the right side of the bike or repeats above steps, but forgets to put the key in when he or she already has...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-01-2008, 06:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,437
Posted By slinger
A jeep?:D or 8 legs:clap

A jeep?:D or 8 legs:clap
Forum: Face plant 12-01-2008, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,106
Posted By slinger
Glad your OK Moose, Don't beat yourself up but do...

Glad your OK Moose, Don't beat yourself up but do take the Motorcycle Safety Course and re-mount!:D
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2008, 07:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,580
Posted By slinger
I usually hop off my KLR at about 2mph and set it...

I usually hop off my KLR at about 2mph and set it gently on its side like I did with my bike when I was 10. Damn mirrors get outta adjustment though.:lol3 KLR's Are kinda the Yugo's of the Thumper...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-30-2008, 07:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,571
Posted By slinger
Road Mix (CA-6) gravel is a cinch -- River Rock...

Road Mix (CA-6) gravel is a cinch -- River Rock -- Ie. round stones about 1" diameter are a Biotch... Like others said --stay loose, let the bike swim and try and pick out groves/paths worn by autos...
Forum: Face plant 11-30-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,387
Posted By slinger
Glad your OK... Get back on the horse that...

Glad your OK... Get back on the horse that throwed ya!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,484
Posted By slinger
It's the ride for me as well -- An adventure...

It's the ride for me as well -- An adventure commute just 20 miles at each end of the day is good --especially in deer season:eek1 Longer rides are a blast but I get too few opportunities and too...
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