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Forum: Thumpers Today, 04:49 PM
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Posted By ONandOFF
Cool, if you have some extra time, before or...

Cool, if you have some extra time, before or after, maybe we could hit the forest. PM me if interested.
Forum: Thumpers Today, 03:01 PM
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Views: 362,952
Posted By ONandOFF
I dunno guys … I'm getting weak-kneed about...

I dunno guys … I'm getting weak-kneed about riding after all that. :puke1
Forum: Ride reports Today, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 272,608
Posted By ONandOFF
"Mejor prevenir que lamentar" - if you haven't...

"Mejor prevenir que lamentar" - if you haven't heard that one, use it with Diego.

Ojalá your parts get there pronto, amigo!
Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:55 AM
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Views: 9,718,692
Posted By ONandOFF
That downtown area, with the "party busses" and...

That downtown area, with the "party busses" and all, is something else!
:choppa

That lucky bastid is probably marveling in Mexico by now. :evil
Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:50 AM
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Views: 362,952
Posted By ONandOFF
Cool … I'm basically along the way, should you...

Cool … I'm basically along the way, should you venture this way again. And if you're plated, we can ride in the GWNF.

Knowing when and how to part with the bike helps, assuming you see the...
Forum: Thumpers Today, 05:29 AM
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Views: 362,952
Posted By ONandOFF
I wish it were that easy, to do what my mind...

I wish it were that easy, to do what my mind visualizes! :evil

Know what you're getting at though - fixation - it happens.

"Got to keep the loonies on the pauth"
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3,667
Views: 362,952
Posted By ONandOFF
Cool video, RF! Nice job. Dig how you slipped...

Cool video, RF! Nice job. Dig how you slipped that "Tommy" in there without covering anything up.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 81,210
Posted By ONandOFF
It's nice to "hear" you sounding hopeful. And...

It's nice to "hear" you sounding hopeful.
And it's nice that Mike went by, and prayed.
She knows you need her, but she must stick to whatever the Lord's plan is.
May it be to restore her.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:11 PM
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Posted By ONandOFF
Weird-friendly, at least! I thought it was cool...

Weird-friendly, at least!
I thought it was cool in the few short days I was there.
Even rode an XRL on the streets there.
The traffic seems faster and more aggressive than Va, but still not as...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:20 PM
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Posted By ONandOFF
Sounds insanely awesome! Enjoy, and please let...

Sounds insanely awesome! Enjoy, and please let us know how to find your report.

I've seen the beauty of the Montañas de Mexico through JDowns' and Junyah's ride reports. I would love to go...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:54 PM
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Views: 362,952
Posted By ONandOFF
Yeah. I had my street riding boots on. My...

Yeah. I had my street riding boots on. My dirt riding boots were left in the garage since it was supposed to be an easy street ride. They would have prevented it. :baldy
Lame choice...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 12:50 PM
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Posted By ONandOFF
You gonna snap some pics and write a little...

You gonna snap some pics and write a little report? :ear

BTW, my first real motorcycle was called a "Trail Boss". :D
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:07 AM
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Posted By ONandOFF
If you would like another... :thumb

If you would like another... :thumb
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:05 AM
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Posted By ONandOFF
Nope, no apparent sag there. :patch ...

Nope, no apparent sag there. :patch

Doesn't your manual say to remove the shock to set the spring preload?
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:57 AM
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Views: 362,952
Posted By ONandOFF
Yep. I'm about sick of RICE now. And hearing...

Yep. I'm about sick of RICE now. And hearing I should be doing it. I wanna ride. Hyperextension is what happened to my foot. Hopefully the injuries serve to remind me to ride easy, before...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 10:43 AM
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Views: 272,608
Posted By ONandOFF
You've really had your share of the :puke1 ! ...

You've really had your share of the :puke1 ! Hopefully with each one, your resistance is building stronger.

How's the weather in Quito now?

Check out El Panecillo...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 09:00 AM
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Posted By ONandOFF
:lol3 ...when you're lucky enough that it's...

:lol3 ...when you're lucky enough that it's shrubs!
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:58 AM
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Views: 362,952
Posted By ONandOFF
Blows. Sorry to welcome you to the club. I'm...

Blows. Sorry to welcome you to the club. I'm off the crutches now, too, after a couple weeks. Hobbling around like an old foo'. Like you, glad it wasn't worse! I flipped over in soft grass,...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:28 AM
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Views: 362,952
Posted By ONandOFF
Big time! My 230# 300 is at least 100# lighter...

Big time! My 230# 300 is at least 100# lighter than my XRL I've been hauling butt through the trails on. Not to mention more engine power output. It's no wonder it coaxes me into going faster...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:24 AM
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Posted By ONandOFF
My thoughts would be to get as much compression...

My thoughts would be to get as much compression as the gasoline you can easily get allows. More oomph is great, but it's also nice to be able to just fill up on regular. Not sure where the balance...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:08 AM
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Views: 362,952
Posted By ONandOFF
Yepp! There's nothing like it in the world! ...

Yepp! There's nothing like it in the world! And I can't help but think that non-riding people would be amazed if they saw. (or annoyed/jealous!)

I think the problem with the suspension of the...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:59 AM
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Posted By ONandOFF
:clap Smooth sailing, mate! :beer

:clap

Smooth sailing, mate! :beer
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:03 AM
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Views: 362,952
Posted By ONandOFF
Billy blipp, that VID00008 is demonstrative of...

Billy blipp, that VID00008 is demonstrative of the environment I grew up learning to ride in, some 50 years ago.

I see you were having a bit of a time in that one trying to keep up with the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 06:48 AM
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Posted By ONandOFF
This tiny change...

This tiny change...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:39 AM
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Posted By ONandOFF
Dulce! :thumb

Dulce! :thumb
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:27 AM
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Posted By ONandOFF
May I thank Fritz, too? He spelled it out...

May I thank Fritz, too? He spelled it out better than I would have. I would have stopped at telling him where the "clickers" are. I have yet to venture inside my XRL forks.

I understand that...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 81,210
Posted By ONandOFF
^^^^^ Praying for the miracle.

^^^^^
Praying for the miracle.
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 84,305
Views: 9,718,692
Posted By ONandOFF
Have we reached a quorum yet? Anyone tallying...

Have we reached a quorum yet? Anyone tallying this up?
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 07:45 AM
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Posted By ONandOFF
Oh yeah.... get any new bikes lately? :hmmmmm

Oh yeah.... get any new bikes lately? :hmmmmm
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 81,210
Posted By ONandOFF
(When life gives you lemons, I won't tell you a...

(When life gives you lemons, I won't tell you a story about my cousin's friend who died of lemons.)

And why not, you ask? Because, even though it would bring light to the mistakes the cousin's...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 84,305
Views: 9,718,692
Posted By ONandOFF
:fpalm You mean, because how much you...

:fpalm

You mean, because how much you millenials love researching and digging for information, reading books, and vetting all the information, getting out doing things with your hands, rather than...
Forum: Thumpers 05-20-2015, 04:36 AM
Replies: 84,305
Views: 9,718,692
Posted By ONandOFF
That reduces the rake and trail, which will give...

That reduces the rake and trail, which will give it an easier tendency to turn in, and be less stable at speed. The XRL is good and stable in stock trim so you should have some room in that regard...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 438
Views: 115,675
Posted By ONandOFF
Definitely balance, Azure. Big time! ...

Definitely balance, Azure. Big time!

You've been MIA for a while... I wonder, are you back in the US?
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 84,305
Views: 9,718,692
Posted By ONandOFF
Ideally, your wheels will be hopping up and down...

Ideally, your wheels will be hopping up and down with the ripples, so they stay in contact with the ground. And the higher the frequency of the hop, the less relative motion of the suspended mass...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3,667
Views: 362,952
Posted By ONandOFF
:ddog I know... just a little easy thing... ...

:ddog

I know... just a little easy thing... Those not smart enough to learn from the mistakes of others will hopefully be at least smart enough to learn from their own! :rolleyes

I saw...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,837
Views: 272,608
Posted By ONandOFF
Ya think? -- Sorry, my inner smartass ...

Ya think? -- Sorry, my inner smartass couldn't resist! :lol3
Enjoy the rally.



You should be okay for a while. Bumpy dirt roads working it shouldn't be a problem, it's water ingress...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 84,305
Views: 9,718,692
Posted By ONandOFF
One of these days you will come up here to check...

One of these days you will come up here to check out our riding grounds, and show me what you mean. :D
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3,667
Views: 362,952
Posted By ONandOFF
My wife and I went through the gap on our two-day...

My wife and I went through the gap on our two-day street ride to NJ from VA, via WV and PA, on the remotest backroads I found. It was a great view from the PA side looking down at the river and...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 84,305
Views: 9,718,692
Posted By ONandOFF
... you get it set up just right for this one...

... you get it set up just right for this one road at this one speed.



This is 100% accurate, yet in reality for those of us who ride varying terrain, if we want good overall performance, we...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-19-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2,515
Views: 81,210
Posted By ONandOFF
I've been a key member in family meetings with...

I've been a key member in family meetings with doctors; they try to be kind and empathetic when trying to convey their perception of reality, but it's not pleasant. Whatever they tell you, they're...
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