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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-18-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 436
Views: 68,844
Posted By RetroG
That explains it. The deer were being called TO...

That explains it. The deer were being called TO you.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-12-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,194
Posted By RetroG
Damn! I was there that day!

Damn! I was there that day!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-12-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 10,573
Posted By RetroG
I was doing a lot of bicycling that year. A...

I was doing a lot of bicycling that year. A friend said it was so hot that when he farted it felt like his butt was air conditioned. :lol3 True Story.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-28-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,790
Posted By RetroG
Watch for deer!

Watch for deer!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-28-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 671
Posted By RetroG
Crap! That's near my work, but I don't get off...

Crap! That's near my work, but I don't get off until 10 p.m.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-13-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,653
Posted By RetroG
Well stated, Tattoogunman.

Well stated, Tattoogunman.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-02-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,653
Posted By RetroG
Distracted driving is already an offense. Now...

Distracted driving is already an offense. Now they need to proscribe changing the radio station, having a drink in the drink holder, having a conversation with your passenger, not having both hands...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-11-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4,598
Views: 193,028
Posted By RetroG
Have to drive by (yep, in the cage) when I leave...

Have to drive by (yep, in the cage) when I leave work in Frisco. Bet both locations are identical, though.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-30-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,729
Posted By RetroG
Cousin's BBQ in FW.

Cousin's BBQ in FW.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-30-2011, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,357
Posted By RetroG
Not Alone

Sounds like I'm not the only one that doesn't look forward to I-35 and big city traffic. (See Rockwall - Austin in Tejas and Gulf States)

Good to see you here, too, Exoff.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-30-2011, 09:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,729
Posted By RetroG
Thanks, Inmates

I appreciate all the input. Seriously.

I even considered being a real wuss and trailering the bike to my parents' house in Benbrook and going from there. TALK ME OUT OF IT! (I don't have a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-28-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,729
Posted By RetroG
Rockwall is about 30 miles NE of downtown Dallas.

Rockwall is about 30 miles NE of downtown Dallas.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-28-2011, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,729
Posted By RetroG
Exoff Roadgoat: Congrats on a free lifestyle....

Exoff Roadgoat: Congrats on a free lifestyle. Good on you.

Anarachy, thanks for the commiseration. 635 to 20 is better than 30. Once I get south o' Dallas I'm good. Not sure where I'll end up,...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-28-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,729
Posted By RetroG
It could take 30 minutes or a month, depending on...

It could take 30 minutes or a month, depending on traffic.

Thanks for the thoughtful suggestion. You've been helpful.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-27-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,729
Posted By RetroG
Rockwall to Highway 281 - NOT taking I-30 through Dallas?

I live in Rockwall and am planning to go to the Austin / San Antonio area late in May. I-30 through downtown Dallas drives me nuts in the cage.

Any suggestions on getting west by another route? ...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-27-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,927
Posted By RetroG
Harsh! Mostly true, but still harsh. :D I...

Harsh! Mostly true, but still harsh. :D

I do know a drop dead gorgeous woman from upstate New York, though.
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 21,652
Posted By RetroG
Barbour / Dry

The first time I wore my Barbour International on the bike it rained like a mother. It kept me dry and I wear it as a raincoat off the bike.
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,160
Posted By RetroG
:clap What he said

:clap What he said
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-19-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4,598
Views: 193,028
Posted By RetroG
Krusty's Turn?

Does Krusty get to post the new pic? Not sure of the rules.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-16-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,448
Posted By RetroG
Tell me about the windscreen

Looks like you had a great trip. I must be getting old because I'm considering trying to mount a windscreen on the X1 for long trips. Haven't looked closely, but wonder if the Uly one could be made...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2011, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,331
Posted By RetroG
Spectacular trip and pictures!

Spectacular trip and pictures!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-31-2011, 08:41 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,658
Posted By RetroG
McGeehee's Catfish

Is McGeehee's catfish farm / restaurant still in business in Oklahoma? We used to fly there from Fort Worth and land on their grass runway. Very good as I remember. Of course, that was 30 years...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-30-2011, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4,598
Views: 193,028
Posted By RetroG
Which Tag?

Which tag are we starting from?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-29-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,406
Posted By RetroG
The Original Market Diner, behind Market Hall in...

The Original Market Diner, behind Market Hall in Dallas. The rest of the food is very good, too.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-28-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By RetroG
Got a good sunburn Saturday and froze my ass on...

Got a good sunburn Saturday and froze my ass on Sunday. Had a great time!

Racetracks and airfields are hot or cold and ALWAYS windy. :rofl
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-19-2011, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,948
Posted By RetroG
This is a beautiful part of the state with great...

This is a beautiful part of the state with great roads! When I lived in Fort Worth I used to go out that way as often as possible. Damn, now I live in Rowlett and have to get through Dal-ass to get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 96,309
Posted By RetroG
Amen :clap

Amen :clap
Forum: Beasts 03-10-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,555
Posted By RetroG
Puked at 30k? Damn! My X1 Lightning is strong @...

Puked at 30k? Damn! My X1 Lightning is strong @ 34k.
Forum: Face plant 03-05-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,237
Posted By RetroG
Yep, know exactly where it is.

Yep, know exactly where it is.
Forum: Face plant 02-26-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,237
Posted By RetroG
Gravel and Sand

Sorry to hear about this. Hope you heal fully and soon.

So, were you on PGT? That seems to be where most of it is. I've been trying to avoid that crap for the past couple of weeks on the old X1...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2011, 02:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,706
Posted By RetroG
That must explain the multi-car pileups we see on...

That must explain the multi-car pileups we see on the news from Pennsylvania, Ohio, etc. :rofl
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,706
Posted By RetroG
I guess we could spend big bucks on snow removal...

I guess we could spend big bucks on snow removal equipment and have it available when this happens again around the year 2040! Not a common occurance.

As for "Texans" driving, you probably didn't...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-25-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,889
Posted By RetroG
Silliest thing I've ever heard.:rofl

Silliest thing I've ever heard.:rofl
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-30-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,438
Posted By RetroG
Lump o' coal, sack o' switches. All I deserved.

Lump o' coal, sack o' switches. All I deserved.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-04-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,550
Posted By RetroG
Heck, you've about got ME convinced. I've done a...

Heck, you've about got ME convinced. I've done a lot of archaeology at plantations in Virginia and original slave cabins are rare.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-03-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,413
Posted By RetroG
Best time to blow through Big D would have been...

Best time to blow through Big D would have been about 1955. :D

Seriously, DFW stretches from Rockwall to Weatherford, then opens up.

Good luck.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-02-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,194
Posted By RetroG
Haven't been to Benbrook Lake in 10 years. I like...

Haven't been to Benbrook Lake in 10 years. I like to think it's still nice.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-02-2010, 12:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,550
Posted By RetroG
Tried to look up 1928, but only found 1921. Could...

Tried to look up 1928, but only found 1921. Could this be it?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-01-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 10,194
Posted By RetroG
I'm originally from Fort Worth and it's STILL...

I'm originally from Fort Worth and it's STILL better than Dallas or Arlington. (Thanks Jerry!) But I take your point.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 12-01-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,089
Posted By RetroG
Thank God you were wearing your seatbelt! You...

Thank God you were wearing your seatbelt! You could've gotten in real trouble. :rofl
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