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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 31,149
Views: 7,552,997
Posted By nod
For the rugby-challenged, I found the following...

For the rugby-challenged, I found the following resource very enlightening:

http://rugbypositions.blogspot.com/

Relevant quote about your position:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-28-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 31,149
Views: 7,552,997
Posted By nod
This guy almost looks like he knows what he's...

This guy almost looks like he knows what he's doing:

http://www.johnsen.org/gallery/d/389-2/Deal_sGap+-+087.jpg

This yahoo, on the other hand, is a menace to society and about to cross the...
Forum: The Garage 01-27-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4,101
Views: 535,320
Posted By nod
Wow, me likey - given the typical Generac 10kw...

Wow, me likey - given the typical Generac 10kw standby fixed generator is ~$2.5k, it's not a big leap to add a welder on there. This supposes I could actually get out the door with just the "base...
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4,101
Views: 535,320
Posted By nod
Okay, I am amused that you concluded (not...

Okay, I am amused that you concluded (not unfairly) that if I was too cheap to buy a transfer switch, that I was too cheap to buy a decent generator, buy good gas, and store both properly. (I at...
Forum: The Garage 01-26-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4,101
Views: 535,320
Posted By nod
Quasi-related question to all this electrical...

Quasi-related question to all this electrical wiring business - can one run current backwards through a breaker?

Here's my use case: I would drop an additional outlet on my dryer line for the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-08-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 19,352
Views: 1,050,693
Posted By nod
And stuffing the perp in the back of the Echo...

And stuffing the perp in the back of the Echo would soften them up for the interrogation phase back at the station.

"I'll tell you anything, man - just don't make me sit in the back seat again!"
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,310
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 279,054
Posted By nod
No, but my balls are minty fresh now.

No, but my balls are minty fresh now.
Forum: The Garage 01-04-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1,310
Sticky: Note to self:
Views: 279,054
Posted By nod
Be sure to distinguish between the very...

Be sure to distinguish between the very similarly-sized tube of travel toothpaste and the tube of antifungal cream for your chafing testicles before squirting it onto your toothbrush and commencing...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-25-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By nod
I stopped by the shop when I came into town...

I stopped by the shop when I came into town today. He's temporarily in the moving business rather than the motorcycle rental business. I've pointed him to this thread in case he'd like to share...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-22-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By nod
Thank you very much for the kind offer of parking...

Thank you very much for the kind offer of parking and chauffeuring - I'm just getting a vibe that I'm trying too hard to make it all happen. I had just over a week to plan this trip and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-22-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 428
Posted By nod
Pacific Cycle rental in San Jose - are they alive?

I'm heading out to San Jose Saturday and had been hoping to arrange a rental there for the weekend (it was more convenient than Dubbelju for getting back and forth)

I hadn't heard anything back...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-22-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19,352
Views: 1,050,693
Posted By nod
I think we're probably on the same page here......

I think we're probably on the same page here... it's meant to be a joke that some see His hand influencing their lives in a positive manner - or at least one providing "growth" experiences - others...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 19,352
Views: 1,050,693
Posted By nod
You mean this thread...

You mean this thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=500618) on a motorcycling forum? skierd has been cheating on us! That slut...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-21-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 19,352
Views: 1,050,693
Posted By nod
Give a shout-out to new inmate 'krshultz'

Co-worker of mine just jumped on AdvRider today; is seeking KLR650 or similar for meaningful long-term relationship and dirty playtimes. If you happen across something in Flea Market you think might...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2010, 03:16 AM
Replies: 8,663
Views: 1,741,225
Posted By nod
That was actually a straight answer...

That was actually a straight answer (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KTM). Read about it on Wikipedia if you don't believe me. If the customs monkey asks what BMW stands for, you have a Anglicized...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,182
Posted By nod
Aw, heck, you know I was joshin' - I think we've...

Aw, heck, you know I was joshin' - I think we've talked about this briefly over lunch and I recollect you saying something about only expensing direct-route mileage even if you took a less-direct...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,182
Posted By nod
This route...

This route...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-27-2010, 01:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,029
Posted By nod
"Can you hear me now?" KZZZERT! Perhaps we...

"Can you hear me now?" KZZZERT!

Perhaps we should conduct some tests to see which wireless provider provides the best reception in a lightning storm.

No doubt the providers will want to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-25-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,864
Views: 69,388
Posted By nod
Place an order for pizza to be delivered to the...

Place an order for pizza to be delivered to the conference room under the PM's name.
Forum: Equipment 08-17-2010, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,720
Views: 896,708
Posted By nod
So where's the musical equipment you plug into...

So where's the musical equipment you plug into that Digidesign recording rig, and where are the links to your recordings?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-17-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 6,988
Views: 2,342,838
Posted By nod
Seems like you're crossing over into Saudi Arabia...

Seems like you're crossing over into Saudi Arabia and not heading out to Alice Springs (taking wild guess this is heading southbound from Darwin)

My first Googling failed and I started this reply...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-10-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17,083
Views: 634,940
Posted By nod
I might take you up on that, SpeedyG - I have a...

I might take you up on that, SpeedyG - I have a daughter that expressed interest.

Any thoughts on a location in the vicinity that would be good for beginners?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-10-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,020
Posted By nod
You want this map: ...

You want this map:

http://www.cs.unca.edu/nfsnc/recreation/uwharrie/badin_lake_trail_map.pdf

Like a dumbass, on my first visit to Uwharrie I tried to go up Daniel first - and got tossed off on...
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 604
Views: 217,949
Posted By nod
You are correct - I was lacking in diligence and...

You are correct - I was lacking in diligence and linked the wrong product - I have the 150cm poles (which is 4'11" or close enough to 5' for government work).
Forum: Equipment 04-26-2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 604
Views: 217,949
Posted By nod
I own three of those poles that I reassembled...

I own three of those poles that I reassembled thus:

(2) five-piece sections
(1) two-piece section

I used a coat hanger to grab the shock-cord anchor inside the bottom of each large end to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 17,083
Views: 634,940
Posted By nod
Nope, I had to work for a living in a...

Nope, I had to work for a living in a chained-to-the-desk sort of job at that time. His post/picture (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=8616671&postcount=1533) is better and has more...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17,083
Views: 634,940
Posted By nod
Tag #5

I almost fell into a Big Hole getting this:

http://www.johnsen.org/gallery/d/1409-2/aaTagBigHo.jpg (http://www.johnsen.org/gallery/d/1407-1/aaTagBigHo.jpg)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-25-2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17,083
Views: 634,940
Posted By nod
TAG #4 claimed - Gimghoul Castle

http://www.johnsen.org/gallery/d/1406-2/aaTag-Ghimghoul.jpg (http://www.johnsen.org/gallery/d/1404-1/aaTag-Ghimghoul.jpg)
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-24-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1,864
Views: 69,388
Posted By nod
Maybe the boundaries exclude anything inside the...

Maybe the boundaries exclude anything inside the beltline, and extend out so many miles from the beltline.

That way, you'd end up with a 'ring of not-too-far'.

(Apologies to Johnny Cash).
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1,369
Views: 685,806
Posted By nod
I've mentally designed an add-on pouch for the...

I've mentally designed an add-on pouch for the imaginary Spot I don't yet own that would attach to the top of my Camelbak HAWG.

http://www.johnsen.org/gallery/d/712-1/IMG_2916.jpg

That way,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4,535
Views: 173,045
Posted By nod
Didja get your trailer need sorted? I've got a...

Didja get your trailer need sorted? I've got a 5x10 open landscape with a wheel chock that fits my GSA right good if you're still looking.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 19,352
Views: 1,050,693
Posted By nod
I can't explain your experience with Capitol; my...

I can't explain your experience with Capitol; my experiences there with service/parts have been positive. I've never been in there wearing flip flops however... and I'm 6' tall.

Maybe it wasn't a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2010, 05:08 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 16,884
Posted By nod
This past December, both my and my wife's...

This past December, both my and my wife's companies took a holiday shutdown week. We decided to take a trip with our daughters to Asheville - unfortunately, I was the on-call person and might have to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24,210
Views: 1,473,249
Posted By nod
Heck, that didn't last long - just over an hour....

Heck, that didn't last long - just over an hour. Four tags done in one day - is that some kind of record? Judges?

18 minutes left - will it be five?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 24,210
Views: 1,473,249
Posted By nod
Tag #431 (I think): ...

Tag #431 (I think):

http://www.johnsen.org/gallery/d/958-2/AdventureSign-1.jpg

This tag resides adjacent to a highway numbered with the answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything.

Google...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2010, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24,210
Views: 1,473,249
Posted By nod
TAGGED: ...

TAGGED:

http://www.johnsen.org/gallery/d/1326-2/aatag-netapp-2.jpg

NetApp (http://www.netapp.com/) is a vendor of fine computer storage equipment and my employer, and it is a Great Place To...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2010, 02:44 PM
Replies: 24,210
Views: 1,473,249
Posted By nod
Well heck, I got to meet hscrugby - he had five...

Well heck, I got to meet hscrugby - he had five minutes to spare before the taps closed but did not collect a free beer.

As the darn thing is on my doorstep, I will give y'all a sporting chance...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 24,210
Views: 1,473,249
Posted By nod
Man, if I wasn't wrapped up solid in meetings for...

Man, if I wasn't wrapped up solid in meetings for the next few hours I'd run and get it so I could make my proposed tag Official. Alas, I'm not really at liberty until 3:30p...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 24,210
Views: 1,473,249
Posted By nod
I reckon I did - I just told myself they were...

I reckon I did - I just told myself they were left there from last night. Darn blackberry has a horrible file picker interface and I have too darn many pictures - so it took me nearly ten minutes to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-12-2010, 05:02 AM
Replies: 24,210
Views: 1,473,249
Posted By nod
Hello, my name is Bruce

Dunno if I was slower to arrive or to post - couldn't gat decent data connection at the site...

http://www.johnsen.org/gallery/d/1320-2/tag-newhoperailway.jpg
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