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Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 668
Posted By ricochetrider
Nice photos

Looks like a very exciting trip. You should maybe take time to visit Isle of Man, since you are going to be right there?
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,292
Posted By ricochetrider
Sounds exciting! Too bad you're breaking out on...

Sounds exciting! Too bad you're breaking out on the 19th, as I'll be away for Easter- You're gonna go right past my place- I'd ride along a ways if I was gonna be home!

RE over heating your...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 81,296
Posted By ricochetrider
Wow!

What an awesome shot this is, light beaming out of the lady's heart! After passing thru Nigerian Hell, Cameroon seems to have turned it around for you right nicely, and this pic says it all.

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-15-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 16,526
Posted By ricochetrider
Hi Darel, Great pix. What a really great...

Hi Darel,

Great pix. What a really great section of the world you live in. Thanks for taking us along on your day trips and short adventures! I find it very refreshing to see shots of some...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-15-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,070
Posted By ricochetrider
Hey, OP- NICE Pix. It's amazing that all that is...

Hey, OP- NICE Pix. It's amazing that all that is right in your neighborhood!
And hey, since Falling Water/Kentuck Knob out in Western PA was mentioned, and there seems to be a few FLW fans here, I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-14-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,812
Posted By ricochetrider
4.14.14

Dredging up this old thread... Spring has sprung and it's time to RIDE.
Here's my first "Pennsyltuckey Noodlin" RR for 2014. Enjoy.

After months of working, this week looks like I'll actually...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 1,688,671
Posted By ricochetrider
I bet Charlie could hang in there OK. I'd like to...

I bet Charlie could hang in there OK. I'd like to think so anyway.
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 1,688,671
Posted By ricochetrider
Looks like Charlie in the lower pic. I know you...

Looks like Charlie in the lower pic. I know you get a lot of mileage out of those films, but I get the feeling he's a genuinely good guy who rides well.
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 1,688,671
Posted By ricochetrider
Chillin With Charlie?

http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/im_skype.gif (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=681994&page=78#)
Out for dinner, I HAD to try the ladies freak...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-10-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 50,500
Posted By ricochetrider
O.m.g.

The above black Norton is fuckin awesome.

PS:
I kicked my norton over for the first time this year, yesterday. 20, 30? aw fuck it, who knows how many kicks later, it roared to life. Boy what a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,501
Posted By ricochetrider
Laugh Sweet!

I watched the video and really enjoyed it. Now I enjoy the full-on RR.
I was up along the North Coast of Scotland a couple years ago- in November, so no warm days, though the weather overall was...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 859
Posted By ricochetrider
Quote: Originally Posted...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Scrivens http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cRaSH/viewpost.gif (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23884052#post23884052)
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-08-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By ricochetrider
NP. Hope you have a nice time. Hey the free...

NP. Hope you have a nice time.

Hey the free Harley tour is worth the time, too bad the kids can't get in! I guess they have to be no younger than 18? I had some friends in from England a couple...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-08-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 859
Posted By ricochetrider
Daytonas are fun to ride, maybe from the combo...

Daytonas are fun to ride, maybe from the combo of ergonomics, balance, light weight, and power-to-weight ratio.

Zero 70s Triumphs are investment worthy, and damn few 60s Triumphs are. Sad, but...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-07-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 859
Posted By ricochetrider
Some good advice here... A Britbike is not...

Some good advice here...
A Britbike is not really good for "investment". A Henderson, a Vincent, an Indian? THAT's a worthy investment. The average used vintage Britbike is only worth so much....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-07-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By ricochetrider
+1 on the antique motors museum, it's just around...

+1 on the antique motors museum, it's just around the corner from Hershey Park, on Rte 39- not certain it's all that interesting for the wife and daughter, tho you and your son would no doubt find it...
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 25,771
Posted By ricochetrider
The Barber Museum is amazing, you can easily...

The Barber Museum is amazing, you can easily spend an entire day there and still possibly not see everything to your satisfaction. (!) YES it is that fascinating, that massive, & that exhaustive.
...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,038
Posted By ricochetrider
OK I gotta chime in here. I own a BMW...

OK I gotta chime in here.

I own a BMW k1200RS- 02 model. While I love it for many reasons, I DONT love that it offers crappy protection from the elements. When it rains, in about 3 seconds, your...
Forum: Americas 03-31-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,406
Posted By ricochetrider
In that general area, also check out the "Back Of...

In that general area, also check out the "Back Of The Dragon"- Highway VA 19 from Tazewell to Marion, Virginia, Near Mount Rogers, the highest point in Virginia- then swing down to Damascus, Virginia...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 25,771
Posted By ricochetrider
Im in!

Subscribed fer sure.
When you come up the east coast, shout when you get close to PA. You're welcome here for a beer and a bite. I may he able to ride a ways with you too, if scheduling allows. Send...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-28-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 172,987
Posted By ricochetrider
Yeah no doubt. Mine wasn't even well sorted-...

Yeah no doubt.
Mine wasn't even well sorted- just dead reliable darn near no matter what. Only time I ever had any issues was when I over filled the battery and leaking battery fluid ate up the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,219
Posted By ricochetrider
Rip it. Zip/zip it. Roll-around.

Rip it.

Zip/zip it.

Roll-around.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 43,803
Posted By ricochetrider
Laugh Ummmmm....

Thank you Dr Science. :huh

Or Captain Obvious... or whatever your name is... :lol3
Now tell us something we didn't already know. :D

I stand by my remark- that is one sweet [LOOKING] set-up....
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 172,987
Posted By ricochetrider
I Agree that the Yamaha/T140 is a waste. Here are...

I Agree that the Yamaha/T140 is a waste. Here are two different bikes- each with its own character and qualities- and history... combined into one that evokes more of a "whadjadothatfor" reaction...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 8,051
Posted By ricochetrider
Now THAT is olds kool.

Now THAT is olds kool.
Forum: Old's Cool 03-26-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 626
Posted By ricochetrider
Hey not to fuck up your party but there's a...

Hey not to fuck up your party but there's a couple elements of this that SEEM like a scam... 3rd party involvement being primary.
I'd advise above all else to be careful. The first question that...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 172,738
Posted By ricochetrider
Right? When I saw that K12 I was all :tb ...

Right? When I saw that K12 I was all :tb

Like stick-a-fork-in-me. Done.
Same thing with the R100RS actually.
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 1,377
Views: 172,738
Posted By ricochetrider
80+ Pages Later...

And I finally get to the party! :lol3

As for "that sort of bike", I guess I could be said to like em... I have three bikes that fall solidly in the S/T class. OK I admit they're all BMWs... But...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,074
Posted By ricochetrider
This is one of the all time best posts I ever...

This is one of the all time best posts I ever read anywhere. I could blather on about it, instead I'll simply repost in hopes that somehow, somebody will see this and find it as inspiring as I do. ...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,778
Posted By ricochetrider
Nice photos. I'm sure Iceland is even more...

Nice photos. I'm sure Iceland is even more beautiful to be there, than the pix reveal. Thanks for posting.

BTW, nice name!
I myself am also
Thomas B.
:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 81,296
Posted By ricochetrider
Indeed. The history with with "big charities"-...

Indeed. The history with with "big charities"- more commonly known in 3rd World countries as Non Governmental Organisations or NGOs, is that they are almost completely ineffectual. They further their...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 1,236
Views: 172,987
Posted By ricochetrider
Yowza. Fuckin sweet iron there.

Yowza. Fuckin sweet iron there.
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 81,296
Posted By ricochetrider
Hey brother, No worries. Open...

Hey brother,

No worries.

Open http://www.bugsonmyboard.org (also the sig line in Garnaro's posts). Go to "Kids In Sierra Leone Need Help" section @ top dead center of opening page. Click your...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,460
Posted By ricochetrider
Hey your RR is really quite enjoyable. Never...

Hey your RR is really quite enjoyable. Never having ridden the Alps, I am loving the photos. I was in Norway over summer 2013 and the mountain roads are similar but where we were the mountains don't...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 81,296
Posted By ricochetrider
Stories such as your own shatter what we out here...

Stories such as your own shatter what we out here in the 1st world "know" of Africa- which, of course, is virtually nothing; we only know what we hear in the "news". The real Africa is as you are...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 81,296
Posted By ricochetrider
Still subscribed

Ya know dude what really really comes thru here is the kindness of humans- those you never met, those you barely know.... Just darn near everybody. Of course there are a couple bad apples along the...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 43,803
Posted By ricochetrider
That's fucking hot.

That's fucking hot.
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 15,074
Posted By ricochetrider
Fan BLEEPIN Tastic RR. To quote my Brit buddy...

Fan BLEEPIN Tastic RR. To quote my Brit buddy from Chatham, Kent- "my flabber has been darn well gasted." Or words to that affect. You write some funny shit. Keep it coming I'm subscribing to your RR...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 81,296
Posted By ricochetrider
Dear Mr Garnaro

The following quote:

"I think that the point is this: if you have even the slightest notion to set off on some journey of your own design, but no one to share the adventure with, there is no...
Forum: Ride reports 01-06-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 21,345
Posted By ricochetrider
Subscribed! Thanks for posting. I was in Southern...

Subscribed! Thanks for posting. I was in Southern Norway in August. Nice to see more of this magical land.
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