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Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-20-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,876
Views: 102,686
Posted By Mr. Ray
I thought that was the ideal spot. I did sleep on...

I thought that was the ideal spot. I did sleep on the porch though..maybe I should have a discounted opinion. :D

I'll gladly string it up <-> two trees next year at that same spot. I loved it....
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-19-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,876
Views: 102,686
Posted By Mr. Ray
I also found out the RC51 isn't all bad off...

I also found out the RC51 isn't all bad off pavement. Note to other ADV people: If you bring a sport bike to these events you are taking them off road at some point.

I was always lucky enough to...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 05-18-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,876
Views: 102,686
Posted By Mr. Ray
The Best Time at Your party

It was great getting to spend time with all of you this weekend. I set my hammock up next to the coffee on purpose so I could arise to all of your smiling faces and get coffee before the late rush....
Forum: Road warriors 04-29-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 50,986
Posted By Mr. Ray
Finally got to ride a bit around town here. What...

Finally got to ride a bit around town here. What a neat bike! I have never really ridden a sportbike much. I put 20000 agonizing miles on an 89' Katana once. That thing was a pig compared to this....
Forum: Racing 04-21-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 158,130
Posted By Mr. Ray
I'm baffled that there isn't a better rider on...

I'm baffled that there isn't a better rider on the other Repsol bike. There has to be someone with more ability they can reward with seat time.
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 50,986
Posted By Mr. Ray
Thanks guys. I ruined my helmet when I...

Thanks guys.

I ruined my helmet when I shattered my clavicle…So I need to get a new one. Trouble is my road bike wheels are cracked and there is a big ride Saturday here in WNC. I need to buy new...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 50,986
Posted By Mr. Ray
Here she is...

Here she is http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/04/03/9e9ea75c5d541eb86d545ad7516ca3d8.jpg

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/04/03/a85700b571fec3c71fbf8c5e076eed4f.jpg

02' 14k miles. I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 50,986
Posted By Mr. Ray
Just bought one the other day. 2002, 14k miles,...

Just bought one the other day. 2002, 14k miles, Ohlins shock, very nice. I hope I enjoy it. I am 6'2" 260 and ready for a yearon a sportbike. I will keep you posted.
Forum: Racing 03-23-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 21,860
Posted By Mr. Ray
In keeping with years past. DP first for...

In keeping with years past.

DP first for first few rounds then he fades and lets the mens make the fireworks.


Then;

Vr comes in 3rd to fourth. Jlo beats MM by a touch to shock us all....
Forum: Face plant 03-12-2015, 03:28 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,742
Posted By Mr. Ray
Keep that positive attitude. It'll be a help....

Keep that positive attitude. It'll be a help. Heal up fast and do all the rehab.
Forum: Racing 03-09-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,804
Posted By Mr. Ray
I'll be there starting Friday evening supporting...

I'll be there starting Friday evening supporting the Dale's Pale ale race team Jinba Ittai Motorsport team. They're a great bunch. Matt Brown is one of the riders. He's also a local Asheville Beer...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9,427
Views: 1,971,424
Posted By Mr. Ray
I get the feeling that paying retail is a must...

I get the feeling that paying retail is a must for these bikes. Am I right? Has anyone had luck with paying less than the set price?
Forum: Old's Cool 02-26-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,089
Posted By Mr. Ray
I'd Love to get a hold of one of those bikes. ...

I'd Love to get a hold of one of those bikes.

So cool!
Forum: Americas 02-22-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,141
Posted By Mr. Ray
stop in and see us in Brevard.

stop in and see us in Brevard.
Forum: Thumpers 02-17-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 9,427
Views: 1,971,424
Posted By Mr. Ray
Congrats dude! What's the benefit of the de-smog?

Congrats dude! What's the benefit of the de-smog?
Forum: Face plant 02-16-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,535
Posted By Mr. Ray
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/16/4615909...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/16/46159095e4e5a6132deb72a38a2b83da.jpghttp://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/16/ceac808818d810a13e0f4bf0b4b0a09b.jpghttp://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/15/02/16...
Forum: Face plant 02-16-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,535
Posted By Mr. Ray
The strom is done. If I wanted to spend a grand...

The strom is done. If I wanted to spend a grand on it it would be fine. But I'm going to unload it for $800 with the givi gear included and hope the new owner enjoys it.
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9,427
Views: 1,971,424
Posted By Mr. Ray
I'm thinking of buying a 2015 500exc very soon...

I'm thinking of buying a 2015 500exc very soon (as soon as I find a spare $4k). Have any of you put a significant amount of miles on yours? What problems are you experiencing? What upgrades are a...
Forum: Face plant 02-01-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,535
Posted By Mr. Ray
Yep. I posted it up so people could learn. Agreed.

Yep. I posted it up so people could learn. Agreed.
Forum: Face plant 01-30-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,535
Posted By Mr. Ray
I had to quit it after day 2. It did nothing for...

I had to quit it after day 2. It did nothing for me.
Forum: Face plant 01-28-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,535
Posted By Mr. Ray
Yeah but I take all the fun out of beer so that...

Yeah but I take all the fun out of beer so that makes me just as bad.
Forum: Face plant 01-27-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,535
Posted By Mr. Ray
It still is.

It still is.
Forum: Face plant 01-22-2015, 02:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,535
Posted By Mr. Ray
I think I hit ice or pea gravel. It all happened...

I think I hit ice or pea gravel. It all happened so fast that I can't be sure. Had I taken the 3 hours to address that caliper I'd be in a different conversation on AdvRider right now. It'd probably...
Forum: Face plant 01-22-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,535
Posted By Mr. Ray
Just because I've always done it that way: A cautionary tale

You're asking yourself the question I posed. I just rambled a lot more.

I've always been on a shoestring budget. I have always ridden around a bikes problems and employed a "fix it when I can"...
Forum: Face plant 01-21-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,535
Posted By Mr. Ray
I don't know if one is allowed to walk more than...

I don't know if one is allowed to walk more than 223 yards in NC.
Forum: Face plant 01-21-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,535
Posted By Mr. Ray
Another meaningless stat: I have about 200,000...

Another meaningless stat: I have about 200,000 miles of road riding experience. Most of it in full gear on long trips.

One more: I was 1300 yards from my driveway.
Forum: Face plant 01-21-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,535
Posted By Mr. Ray
Just because I've always done it that way: A cautionary tale

Nearly Two weeks ago Sunday (1/10/15) I had to get to the brewery to pick up my truck & MTB. My Vstrom was the only method of transport I had that left Miss Tame with a mode of her own. Easy choice?...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-05-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 290
Posted By Mr. Ray
Dakar party southeast style.

We're going to watch the Dakar on Sunday January 11th. I realize it won't be over by then but we can enjoy it. In a much adapted tradition of Beez is like to host any advriders that want to come...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-05-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4,340
Views: 299,924
Posted By Mr. Ray
Dakar party at our place in Brevard on Sunday at...

Dakar party at our place in Brevard on Sunday at 2pm. Pm me if you want to come by.
Forum: Racing 12-19-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 209,944
Posted By Mr. Ray
too cool!

too cool!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-09-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,491
Posted By Mr. Ray
two rules 1. don't ever cause your mom to...

two rules

1. don't ever cause your mom to worry.
2. See rule 1 and apologize.
Forum: Racing 11-04-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,214
Posted By Mr. Ray
Sweet rig man! Super jealous. I've got an old...

Sweet rig man! Super jealous. I've got an old xl175 thats not suited to vintage racing, but I'd love to add something that is one day.


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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-21-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,039
Posted By Mr. Ray
It's still a little tough, but if you arrive...

It's still a little tough, but if you arrive organized, prepared, and with a bare minimum of luggage, you can almost always do with only about 1.25 - 1.5 hours ahead. At Asheville I've arrived 40...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-20-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,039
Posted By Mr. Ray
You don't have to be at the airport 3 hours...

You don't have to be at the airport 3 hours early. 1:20 is enough in almost any case.


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Forum: Regional forums 09-24-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 81,074
Posted By Mr. Ray
It was great to see everyone. I've missed my...

It was great to see everyone. I've missed my motorcycle family very much over the past 3 years.

I got a couple shots.
...
Forum: Regional forums 08-28-2014, 03:07 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 81,074
Posted By Mr. Ray
Did you like it? We're convinced Brevard has...

Did you like it? We're convinced Brevard has magic powers.

On another note, I am bringing a mountain bike. If anyone knows of some good single track riding in the area up there I'd love advice.
Forum: Regional forums 08-27-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 81,074
Posted By Mr. Ray
I'm not even bringing clothes.

I'm not even bringing clothes.
Forum: Regional forums 08-26-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 81,074
Posted By Mr. Ray
I am in! Not sure if Katie and Laurel Danger will...

I am in! Not sure if Katie and Laurel Danger will be joining us at all.......But I am in.

Air fare is done. I found a way to transport my Santa Cruz. I might not ride motorcycles at all, but rest...
Forum: Racing 08-22-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,553
Posted By Mr. Ray
Will they send me a personal trainer?

Will they send me a personal trainer?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-17-2014, 03:59 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 19,365
Posted By Mr. Ray
How much do you owe on your motorcycle/s?

I wanted a bike when I was 25. I financed an 07' DL650. It got me to work every day for a few years and took me all over the country a few times. The massive mental erection was probably not worth...
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