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Forum: Road warriors 09-24-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4,206
Views: 689,748
Posted By SlowRoll
My '04 is listed for sale. ...

My '04 is listed for sale.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1012315
Forum: Americas 07-29-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,158,984
Posted By SlowRoll
Your post should have been a PM :D. Arte calling...

Your post should have been a PM :D. Arte calling the two detractors 'gayish' and 'gay' as an insult makes him appear to be juvenile. No need to disparage gay folks. One of the detractors was called...
Forum: Americas 07-29-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 26,140
Views: 2,158,984
Posted By SlowRoll
I have not posted here, but I've read this entire...

I have not posted here, but I've read this entire thread. Learned quite a bit from it and hope to do a moto trip south.

The two most recent posters of gloom are lacking credibility, but why the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4,206
Views: 689,748
Posted By SlowRoll
They are very versatile. Would not think of...

They are very versatile. Would not think of heading out on the FJR for overnight trips without them. I also use mine as my carry-on when flying.
Forum: Road warriors 05-04-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4,206
Views: 689,748
Posted By SlowRoll
summer shield

http://i384.photobucket.com/albums/oo287/anderson26r/IMG_0059.jpg (http://s384.photobucket.com/user/anderson26r/media/IMG_0059.jpg.html)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-20-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,695
Posted By SlowRoll
I'm definitely maybe in. Haven't been to Colorado...

I'm definitely maybe in. Haven't been to Colorado in a few years, this is a great incentive for a visit.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 2,033,095
Posted By SlowRoll
Ha. I just smiled and shook my head NO. I...

Ha. I just smiled and shook my head NO.

I was in full control, he got me. No point in making excuses. Usually hit triple digits on that stretch. Gotta tame the connection between my brain and my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2013, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 2,033,095
Posted By SlowRoll
"Did it get away from you?" Was the first...

"Did it get away from you?"

Was the first thing an Arkansas State Trooper asked me a few days ago after pulling me over for 87 in a 55. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4,206
Views: 689,748
Posted By SlowRoll
After eating a giant cheeseburger with fries I...

After eating a giant cheeseburger with fries I was stuffed, but I suffered through a slice of apple pie with two scoops of ice cream!
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4,206
Views: 689,748
Posted By SlowRoll
http://i384.photobucket.com/albums/oo287/anderson2...

http://i384.photobucket.com/albums/oo287/anderson26r/SFO13011_zps5959d941.jpg (http://s384.photobucket.com/user/anderson26r/media/SFO13011_zps5959d941.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 06-03-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 4,206
Views: 689,748
Posted By SlowRoll
http://i384.photobucket.com/albums/oo287/anderson2...

http://i384.photobucket.com/albums/oo287/anderson26r/SFO13018-2_zpsc32a097b.jpg (http://s384.photobucket.com/user/anderson26r/media/SFO13018-2_zpsc32a097b.jpg.html)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-08-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 14,787
Posted By SlowRoll
I've had roadside chats with the police 4 times...

I've had roadside chats with the police 4 times due to me exceeding the ton. Rode away each time with no paper, only verbal admonishments to slow down. During two of those encounters they actually...
Forum: Road warriors 04-21-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 4,206
Views: 689,748
Posted By SlowRoll
Get home, park. Go inside and remove my gear,...

Get home, park. Go inside and remove my gear, grab a beer. Go outside & put cover on bike. Haven't melted a cover yet.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-18-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,786
Posted By SlowRoll
I get off the bike when fueling. When I was...

I get off the bike when fueling.

When I was seven years old:

My father was working on a tractor. Somehow he got fuel on his coveralls. Somehow a spark ignited his coveralls. He died from 3rd...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 13,001
Posted By SlowRoll
The cop is a Captain. Somehow, I don't think he's...

The cop is a Captain. Somehow, I don't think he's going to be penalized beyond the paid vacation.

I've been rear-ended several times in a car (not on a bike yet). Once, my vehicle was totaled. The...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-17-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 39,677
Posted By SlowRoll
I'll admit I'm a scofflaw and have had contact...

I'll admit I'm a scofflaw and have had contact with both hard-ass and lenient LEOs. One encounter 40 years ago still raises my ire.

I was riding a Brit 650. Hit a patch of gravel in a curve, went...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4,206
Views: 689,748
Posted By SlowRoll
Mine? No, I don't notice any of those but I do...

Mine? No, I don't notice any of those but I do have a poor sense of smell. The only thing I smell is the wood burning fireplace (the bike is well away from the fireplace :lol3).
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 4,206
Views: 689,748
Posted By SlowRoll
Rick Mayer. http://www.rickmayercycle.com/

Rick Mayer.

http://www.rickmayercycle.com/
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4,206
Views: 689,748
Posted By SlowRoll
FJR in hibernation :D ...

FJR in hibernation :D

http://i384.photobucket.com/albums/oo287/anderson26r/010.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 4,206
Views: 689,748
Posted By SlowRoll
Thanks for the offer, I'll send a PM in the...

Thanks for the offer, I'll send a PM in the spring. I've become a warm weather rider. Once the temps go below 60* the FJR goes into storage mode. I think it is a result of advanced age, my old body...
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2013, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4,206
Views: 689,748
Posted By SlowRoll
I've been tempted to try one but I absolutely...

I've been tempted to try one but I absolutely need to be able to see over the screen, not through it.

Hell, I'm only 50 miles away from you. Maybe a get together in the spring so I could have a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4,206
Views: 689,748
Posted By SlowRoll
Yeah, I also run a cut down summer shield. It...

Yeah, I also run a cut down summer shield. It works but am thinking of cutting another 2" off it.

http://i384.photobucket.com/albums/oo287/anderson26r/IMG_0059.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 11-15-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4,206
Views: 689,748
Posted By SlowRoll
I'm not tempted by the new '13. My old '04 runs...

I'm not tempted by the new '13. My old '04 runs strong, has MCcruise, and is paid for. The only thing I want is to upgrade the suspension.
Forum: Trip Planning 08-12-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 141,259
Posted By SlowRoll
Not very admirable.

Not very admirable.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4,206
Views: 689,748
Posted By SlowRoll
Ya know, I thought I was slowing down or maybe my...

Ya know, I thought I was slowing down or maybe my form had improved because I haven't been dragging pegs much lately. Nah, the feelers are just worn down to almost nothing. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 4,206
Views: 689,748
Posted By SlowRoll
A noble but endless quest. Here's my summer...

A noble but endless quest. Here's my summer screen-

http://i384.photobucket.com/albums/oo287/anderson26r/IMG_0059.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4,206
Views: 689,748
Posted By SlowRoll
I've done this too. The independent shop that...

I've done this too. The independent shop that does my tire mounting does things a bit differently. He uses a MC lift for the rear.

For the front he places the bike on the concrete floor, on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 73,709
Posted By SlowRoll
On the occasions I've come up on a group of...

On the occasions I've come up on a group of patched bikers I've just rolled on the throttle and gotten by/through them quickly, waved, and kept on going.

In the 60s & early 70s I was at a few...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,776
Posted By SlowRoll
Never had a problem with air cooled bikes. I...

Never had a problem with air cooled bikes. I started riding British twins in the 60s. My last air cooled bike was a Yamaha FJ1100. It ran great and gave off less heat than the liquid cooled FJR I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 35,510
Views: 8,963,363
Posted By SlowRoll
FJR draggin' on the Dragon ...

FJR draggin' on the Dragon

http://i384.photobucket.com/albums/oo287/anderson26r/img_7400.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,302
Posted By SlowRoll
I drive my old pickup truck like the doddering...

I drive my old pickup truck like the doddering old man I am.

On the FJR I am a hooligan. Double yellows, wheelies, triple-digits damn near every ride.

Why else would I own a motorcycle? :lol3
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-30-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 88,331
Views: 4,358,314
Posted By SlowRoll
Who says an FJR can't do ADVenture? :D ...

Who says an FJR can't do ADVenture? :D


http://i384.photobucket.com/albums/oo287/anderson26r/fjrcreek.jpg

(not me btw)

Here we are at the rally in Cumberland Falls State Park, KY.
...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-05-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 88,331
Views: 4,358,314
Posted By SlowRoll
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-05-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 88,331
Views: 4,358,314
Posted By SlowRoll
Now for one of my favorite air show acts. No...

Now for one of my favorite air show acts. No spins or lomcevaks, but Delmar sure could fly the Gee Bee. Knife-edge & inverted just above the deck is really lovely.

I volunteered as ground crew a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-05-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 88,331
Views: 4,358,314
Posted By SlowRoll
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-05-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 88,331
Views: 4,358,314
Posted By SlowRoll
Thanks. Sounds good. Is there a semi...

Thanks. Sounds good.

Is there a semi regular meet-up there? Are FJRs allowed? :evil

May be able to head over there after my TN/NC trip.
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 1,759,925
Posted By SlowRoll
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v457/guzzidoug/0...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v457/guzzidoug/011%20magadan/P1020914.jpg

Are you all strapped to one another? :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,994
Posted By SlowRoll
My brain is getting old. In the above post I said...

My brain is getting old. In the above post I said there were no probs. Ha!
I forgot one misadventure.

When we rode side by side, I rode on the outside of the lane, my buddy rode by the center...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-05-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 88,331
Views: 4,358,314
Posted By SlowRoll
I don't know where Sassays is located or what it...

I don't know where Sassays is located or what it is. Town? Address? Venue?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-05-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 88,331
Views: 4,358,314
Posted By SlowRoll
Roger does a similar show, The Flying Farmer, in...

Roger does a similar show, The Flying Farmer, in a stock Cub. Then he does a landing on a pickup.

I've watched him do it many times in practice & in shows.

Stan, driving the truck, used to fly...
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