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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 03:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,815
Posted By justafurnaceman
My thoughts exactly on the courses! You want me...

My thoughts exactly on the courses! You want me to go spend the day riding and learning?? Sure thing Sir!



I think Ft Hood has an on post riding site but that's the only one I know of. I was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-24-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,815
Posted By justafurnaceman
It's Friday! Go over to The Tail Gunner and post...

It's Friday! Go over to The Tail Gunner and post your bike, I don't care how ugly it is!! :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-22-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,815
Posted By justafurnaceman
In my last unit we got together and rode monthly...

In my last unit we got together and rode monthly and talked about each others skills (or lack of). We should have went to the MSF lot and practiced the box and other drills too. Great idea!


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,815
Posted By justafurnaceman
I would love to see post have a motorcycle safety...

I would love to see post have a motorcycle safety DAY! Block off half of the PX parking lot. Have vendors with gear, bring out a MSF crew and let people practice the box, go for small group rides,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-21-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 1,662,704
Posted By justafurnaceman
No, Sunday riding isn't going to work out for us....

No, Sunday riding isn't going to work out for us. We don't get out of church until 1pm. I need to go talk to our neighbor and see if he'll let us use the trails on his property.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,815
Posted By justafurnaceman
I would love to see this be the direction of the...

I would love to see this be the direction of the Military but it seems, at least on the Army side, that leaders aren't interested in this. Mine are only concerned about the initial paperwork, make...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-21-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 1,662,704
Posted By justafurnaceman
I wish there was a "Like" button too! My...

I wish there was a "Like" button too! My daughter loves seeing what everyone is up to, keep sharing guys!


It looks like we'll be moving up bikes this spring,she's getting too big for the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,815
Posted By justafurnaceman
Great link! I know I'm not the first one...

Great link! I know I'm not the first one bringing up these topics. I'm hoping that maybe through social media we can push the safe riding message and mentorship out to more Military Riders.


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,815
Posted By justafurnaceman
:clap And how are the numbers for motorcycle...

:clap

And how are the numbers for motorcycle deaths in the Marine Corp?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,815
Posted By justafurnaceman
Thanks for the offer! This last paragraph...

Thanks for the offer!

This last paragraph really hit home for me early on when I started riding on post. I LOVE riding so much that I'll do about anything the Army asks me to do so I can ride. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,815
Posted By justafurnaceman
I'm getting an award for saving all of you guys! ...

I'm getting an award for saving all of you guys! :lol3

Nah, in fact my supervisor has no idea about this page.

PM me anytime!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-20-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,815
Posted By justafurnaceman
Yeah, if you have a sportbike then you don't take...

Yeah, if you have a sportbike then you don't take BRC2, you take the sportbike specific course.

At Ft Hood we had to show our cards every time that we rolled through the gate. Then again,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,815
Posted By justafurnaceman
The military has made SOME improvements.... some...

The military has made SOME improvements.... some branches more than others.

The mentorship program isn't quite where it needs to be.... Granted, it's given as an additional duty and not much...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 67,221
Posted By justafurnaceman
I've been using my Street Bob to scout out roads...

I've been using my Street Bob to scout out roads in the area to take my newly aquired DR650 down. Sometimes I don't know when to stop....
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 940
Posted By justafurnaceman
:clap

:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,815
Posted By justafurnaceman
The Tail Gunner- A Military Rider FB page

When I first got into riding motorcycles I was a civilian and my "mentor" was a co-worker who started riding 6 months before I did. I took the class from Driver's Ed, bought a '75 Honda 500 and a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 42,506
Posted By justafurnaceman
That's sig line worthy! Well, most of what you...

That's sig line worthy! Well, most of what you write is....

Great stuff Dennis, glad I found you on Instagram. Being an east coast guy the only desert experience I have is Ft Irwin, CA and Iraq...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 8,911
Posted By justafurnaceman
A friend of mine is getting into riding and is...

A friend of mine is getting into riding and is your height. As much as I cringe, the only bikes that he feels comfortable on are full size cruisers. I wish he had bought used but I wasn't there to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,972
Posted By justafurnaceman
I was watching dirt bike riding and fail videos...

I was watching dirt bike riding and fail videos and a Revzilla ad for helmets kept popping up on the side.... coincidence?? :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 51,471
Posted By justafurnaceman
Thanks for the info! I'll keep practicing.

Thanks for the info! I'll keep practicing.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 51,471
Posted By justafurnaceman
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 8,911
Posted By justafurnaceman
I think that it should be tough enough so they...

I think that it should be tough enough so they come away from it with good skills that sets them up for success. Granted, not everything can be taught in a reasonable time, but the basic skills can...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 51,471
Posted By justafurnaceman
So I've been out in the yard practicing and...

So I've been out in the yard practicing and notice that I'm not able to bring the front end up on the DR650 very easily. Now I take this as I'm a NoOb and that it still has the stock front sprocket...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 8,911
Posted By justafurnaceman
Slow day at the office so I thought that I would...

Slow day at the office so I thought that I would throw in my $.02.

The Army has been able to influence a decrease in motorcycle fatalities in the past few years. It started with increasing the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-28-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 329
Views: 16,206
Posted By justafurnaceman
I'm in plus justafurnacegirl. :clap We'll...

I'm in plus justafurnacegirl. :clap

We'll probably be just riding the pavement.
Forum: Americas 03-26-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By justafurnaceman
If you enjoy camping don't forget that many bases...

If you enjoy camping don't forget that many bases have cheap tent sites and the chow halls have pretty cheap breakfasts.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 51,471
Posted By justafurnaceman
Just picked up a DR650 and learning how to ride...

Just picked up a DR650 and learning how to ride in the dirt better. Thanks for the videos, they've been very educational!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-23-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 1,662,704
Posted By justafurnaceman
Awesome! :clap

Awesome! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,878
Views: 431,096
Posted By justafurnaceman
Let's get this back on the front page. My...

Let's get this back on the front page.

My new DR650! I'm really excited about the new bike, let's see where it can take me!!

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8,360
Views: 8,141,214
Posted By justafurnaceman
I bought a pillon seat and passenger pegs for the...

I bought a pillon seat and passenger pegs for the HD Street Bob and spent around $300 for it so the wife could ride. She's ridden with me once. Most expensive ride I've been on so far... :cry
...
Forum: The Garage 03-15-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,643
Posted By justafurnaceman
Do you have a silverish box above the burner? On...

Do you have a silverish box above the burner? On the furnaces that we serviced and sold there was a temperature probe that told the fan to turn on and off.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-15-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 1,662,704
Posted By justafurnaceman
Decided to take the GSXR out for a spin. ...

Decided to take the GSXR out for a spin. Beautiful day outside!

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac201/justafurnaceman/Abby_gsxr_zpsf3fmnem0.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,532
Posted By justafurnaceman
I love how everyone has different ideas on how to...

I love how everyone has different ideas on how to teach their kids. Definitely some great ideas.

I talk to my 7 year old about riding/driving on the street every time we get on the bike or ride...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 450,692
Posted By justafurnaceman
While I understand the rules of the site I think...

While I understand the rules of the site I think that your ride report has been one of the most motivating journeys that I've read. It's too bad that I can't access your website at work, I'll have...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-09-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 1,662,704
Posted By justafurnaceman
We're waiting for the front lawn to dry up a...

We're waiting for the front lawn to dry up a little before we get back to riding since it's a rental so we decided to go for a walk and splash in the puddles instead!
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,576
Posted By justafurnaceman
I know many people that don't ride unless it's...

I know many people that don't ride unless it's the optimal temperature and weather.


I got many looks while traveling by mc when it's was raining.
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1,444
Views: 450,692
Posted By justafurnaceman
Love this picture!

Love this picture!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-26-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3,786
Views: 1,662,704
Posted By justafurnaceman
Not a riding pic but justafurnacegirl came to...

Not a riding pic but justafurnacegirl came to work with me.


http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac201/justafurnaceman/IMG_0208_zpsq9rrcwnv.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,383
Posted By justafurnaceman
I'm the same as all ready stated; concentrating...

I'm the same as all ready stated; concentrating on riding gives very little room for other thoughts, especially negative, worrisome ones.


Riding brings so much happiness that there are many...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 15,732
Posted By justafurnaceman
The neighbor's German Shepard would hear me...

The neighbor's German Shepard would hear me coming down the road (a gravel back road), run across the yard, and then chase me until the edge of the property line a couple of times a week. I did the...
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