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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-18-2011, 01:03 PM
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Posted By psolk
Funny thing is I was on the fence until I saw...

Funny thing is I was on the fence until I saw your post then I said if I can get my boots on I will go around the block... 1 1/2 hours later and I just rolled in :clap Those first couple of steps...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2011, 06:58 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Zuti, Look close at the pic of my bike... No...

Zuti, Look close at the pic of my bike... No clutch!!! Yep, I can still foot shift or even paddle shift or select 3 different full automatic modes. Plus my gas tank is actually a lit trunk with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
So I saw the doc yesterday for my 6 week...

So I saw the doc yesterday for my 6 week check-up... Everything is going great and he could not believe my progress for 6 weeks. :clap Surprisingly enough (to me at least) he did not lift my hip...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Thanks Zuti!!! Felt great to be back on her...

Thanks Zuti!!! Felt great to be back on her :clap
:freaky
-Paul
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Huge Day today!!!

6 week anniversary of the THR and I DID get my leg up and over for the first time :clap This was a huge step for me!!! Wouldn't have done it if it wasn't for Wook!
Right now I am just sitting there...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Damn, making me feel like a big wuss Wook!!! ...

Damn, making me feel like a big wuss Wook!!! That is awesome! Really happy for you, what a great feeling! Realistically, I am still a few weeks away from a ride and I am 6 weeks tomorrow... So I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2011, 06:53 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Thanks BMR, Thanks Zuti!!! Good to know the...

Thanks BMR, Thanks Zuti!!! Good to know the groin pain is normal!!

Wook, no clicking or popping here... Every once in a while I get a joint crack but I think it is coming from the back, not the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2011, 06:48 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Pretty exciting stuff, yesterday was 5 weeks and...

Pretty exciting stuff, yesterday was 5 weeks and I did my first 10 minute mile on the elliptical... So I have moved from 10 minutes total on the machine to a 10 minute mile... :clap (felt it when I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Hey Indy, Mine wasn't categorized as minimally...

Hey Indy,
Mine wasn't categorized as minimally invasive either (not sure what that really means with a THR) but it was a small posterior incision of just a dozen staples. I was awake right up until...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2011, 06:22 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Thanks Wook! That is awesome, I personally agree...

Thanks Wook! That is awesome, I personally agree with you, I prefer the elliptical due to the low impact. It is also really helping the range of motion... Glad you took the step (no pun intended)...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-02-2011, 05:38 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Hey guys!!! Finally turned a MAJOR corner... I...

Hey guys!!!
Finally turned a MAJOR corner... I turned onto my stomach to sleep Sunday night. The last few nights have been my best sleeps post-op which is drastically affecting my rehab in a good...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2011, 06:20 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Thanks Wookazoid! So true!! I am about a...

Thanks Wookazoid!
So true!! I am about a week behind for a THR right... When I asked about the discomfort in the knee I was told it was due to them dislocating,rotating the entire leg during the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-27-2011, 05:01 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Hey guys! Hope all is well, I am once again...

Hey guys!
Hope all is well, I am once again snowbound and stuck in the house... I am also hitting that little point of frustration that inevitably comes with a surgery like this. Today is 3 weeks...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Not bad for a little jew boy :rayof I was so...

Not bad for a little jew boy :rayof I was so happy it took two full stickers LMAO!! :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Hey Jeff, I was thinking about the show but I...

Hey Jeff,
I was thinking about the show but I am having a bunch of people over my house for my b-day Saturday... Thank you though, would have been great to meet up. I do find my energy levels...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2011, 06:11 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Thanks for all the great info BMR!! I am going...

Thanks for all the great info BMR!! I am going to speak to my doc about the percocet today and see if we can give it a whirl. I know it is not quite as strong as the dilaudid but I would sacrifice...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-18-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Thanks BMR! You definitely called it! :bow ...

Thanks BMR! You definitely called it! :bow

Did you guys use anything like Zofran or Tigan for anti-nausea? I was getting some shots of Tigan in rehab and they gave me some Zofran to go home with...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-18-2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Thumb Hey guys!!!!! :D I am home!! I had a really...

Hey guys!!!!! :D
I am home!! I had a really tough time post-op (lost over 40% of my blood and was borderline transfusion) and had horrible back spasms post-op AND the meds they had me on made me...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2011, 03:39 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Take care guys, I am off to the hospital to trade...

Take care guys, I am off to the hospital to trade in my old clunker of a hip for a brand spankin shiny new one :rofl :clap
Cheers!
-Paul
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Thanks guys!!! I am hoping I can get to sleep...

Thanks guys!!!
I am hoping I can get to sleep tonight but all day I have felt like I am going on some big vacation tomorrow that I should be all excited for LOL...
had one nervous moment today...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Thanks Dirt! Great advice and well worth...

Thanks Dirt! Great advice and well worth listening to! As someone who has been through a spinal fusion recovery I know everything you said could not be more true!
And yes, not doing anything kills...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-05-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
24 hours to go... Got my stool softener, using...

24 hours to go... Got my stool softener, using my hibiclens, taking my Feosol and Mucinex, I think i am ready to go LOL!

Man, the waiting is killing me, not sleeping at night either so I am...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Thanks BMR, Thanks Zuti, More good reading and...

Thanks BMR, Thanks Zuti,
More good reading and I appreciate all the info I can get!

I have already ordered my:
raised toilet seat
shower steps
shower handles
Already had a bath seat from my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2011, 06:17 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
OK, got my wet-wipes and elastic shoelaces...

OK, got my wet-wipes and elastic shoelaces ordered, they will be here Wed and Surgery is Thursday so should be perfect. I think the biggest anxiety right now is the waiting. At this point with 3...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-02-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 82,262
Posted By psolk
Wow, Great to read all of the feedback here... ...

Wow,
Great to read all of the feedback here...

I was really stressing because I am less than 4 days from a total right side replacement. Not a candidate for a resurfacing or anything minimally...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 2,352
Views: 594,931
Posted By psolk
Nice Duc! Here are a few of my little Ape and...

Nice Duc!
Here are a few of my little Ape and one with her big sister...
http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1264/5178355981_d02d5726b1_b.jpg
...
Forum: Battle scooters 10-27-2010, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 729,896
Posted By psolk
Which Bimmer did you get lateness?? Do tell,...

Which Bimmer did you get lateness?? Do tell, lets see pics...
Here is the Mana all worked up, I had the wheels, rotor floaters and Calipers all custom painted. The bike is amazing, took it back...
Forum: Road warriors 10-27-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,790
Posted By psolk
Love that pic! Can't tell you the amount of...

Love that pic! Can't tell you the amount of people I have shown that picture...:clap
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2010, 05:07 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,790
Posted By psolk
Hey Gene, I think I am going to lose the center...

Hey Gene,
I think I am going to lose the center stand altogether... Really the only way I can get it up right now is to put the rear tire on a 2x4 to get leverage. The stand is just too long with...
Forum: Road warriors 09-14-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,790
Posted By psolk
Thanks Gene!! To be honest I can't even get it...

Thanks Gene!!
To be honest I can't even get it up on the center stand!!! We even tried with two guys but I think the lowered suspension might just have done the center stand in... I am actually...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-14-2010, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 729,896
Posted By psolk
Looking great Bob, need to see a shot of the...

Looking great Bob, need to see a shot of the hugger :) !!

Thank You Panda, she isn't just my friend, she is my new sweetheart :) LOL, just don't let the girl I am dating see that haha... Again,...
Forum: Battle scooters 09-13-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 729,896
Posted By psolk
Thanks for the good wishes on the new bike...

Thanks for the good wishes on the new bike everyone!! I miss the T (Veronica) but Cecelia the Aprilia is doing a good job of keeping me happy in her absence... :evil

What a trip Panda!!! Thanks...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2010, 09:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,329
Posted By psolk
What a trip! Thanks for sharing and making me...

What a trip! Thanks for sharing and making me very Jealous of your trip!!!
-P
2010 Aprilia Mana GT
Deceased 2009 TMax
Forum: Battle scooters 09-12-2010, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 729,896
Posted By psolk
Thanks and Absolutely!!! I hear ya :ear :deal ...

Thanks and Absolutely!!! I hear ya :ear :deal
-Paul
Forum: Battle scooters 09-12-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 729,896
Posted By psolk
Hey guys.... Since I know some of you have asked...

Hey guys.... Since I know some of you have asked about the new bike...
Well after almost six weeks of waiting (which turned out to be just enough time to let my leg finish healing anyway)(5 months...
Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,790
Posted By psolk
Thanks Gene!!! Well after almost six weeks of...

Thanks Gene!!!
Well after almost six weeks of waiting (which turned out to be just enough time to let my leg finish healing anyway) my new Mana finally arrived last Thursday:worship:
After getting...
Forum: Road warriors 09-07-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,790
Posted By psolk
Thanks Gene, I do miss the T and certainly miss...

Thanks Gene,
I do miss the T and certainly miss riding. Been 5 months already, I can't believe it. I just got the E-Mail from Jon at AF1 racing though and the Mana should be here Thursday or...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-31-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 729,896
Posted By psolk
Thanks for the kind wishes guys I really...

Thanks for the kind wishes guys I really appreciate it! I hope you guys don't mind if I stick around here even with the Mana, I think there are a great bunch of people in this thread...

Lateness,...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2010, 11:11 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 40,790
Posted By psolk
Well I guess I should introduce myself. I just...

Well I guess I should introduce myself. I just placed an order for an 010 black GT ABS with an adjustable rear shock and Leo Vince exhaust :)... I am coming from a T-Max that was totaled a few...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-29-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 729,896
Posted By psolk
Well guys it is pretty much a done deal... I...

Well guys it is pretty much a done deal... I have been walking for about a week now (with and without the cane) so it was time to get something new... With no TMax 750 over yonder I just put my...
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