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Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 824
Views: 256,044
Posted By Thermophilic
Excellent read

:thumb I found your thread 4 nights ago after an extended absence from ADV and just got current. I've looked forward to reading this each night instead of watching TV. Well done. I have related...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2010, 01:08 AM
Replies: 1,331
Views: 1,845,652
Posted By Thermophilic
I want to express something... but I'm not sure what right now.

There are many well thought out reply's after 77 pages. This is not one of them. It's late. I read it A to Z. I'm numb. This happened about 3.5 years ago but it feels like 10 minutes ago as a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,809
Views: 1,843,462
Posted By Thermophilic
To your health.

I've just caught up from the beginning of your ride. I'm sitting on a fantastically plush couch in my living room in St. Paul, MN USA enjoying fast, household wifi and my indoor plumbing, listening...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 85,692
Posted By Thermophilic
Well done....

Man. Great effort to do all that work posting on the road. Took me 4 hrs to get through the RR. Time well spent on a day off. I'll do this someday. Thanks.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 227,168
Posted By Thermophilic
Alright then!

Watching for that update was like waiting in anticipation of the season premier after a cliffhanger season finale. But I got more out of Verm, TB & Cack than Tom DeLay. Nice update. I'm going to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By Thermophilic
Same ride last year.

There's a great little side road to the top of Palisade Head that's fun on the bike. Great view looking North. Sheer cliff of about 250 ft straight down to the lake just behind of me as I take this...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,226
Posted By Thermophilic
Reminds me of home.

Great Report Bobby! I loved the pics and the shots of small northern towns. It reminds me of riding in Northern Minnesota along the West shores of Lake Superior. The small towns have a very...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-01-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1,922
Views: 1,061,928
Posted By Thermophilic
Yup.

http://www.policemotorunits.com/id26.html

http://www.policemotorunits.com/sitebuildercontent/sitebuilderpictures/webassets/OklahomaHP.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 20,511
Posted By Thermophilic
Great Ride!

The obligatory pic at the Aerostitch Warehouse facility in Duluth, MN on the 1986 GL1200 in Wineberry Red.
Along side is the '91 HD FLTC...
Fall 2008, Raining, 8:30am, 40 Degrees. I love this...
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 44,170
Posted By Thermophilic
1986 GL1200 Baby!

I bought this 'Wing as my first motorcycle. I love it. Starts first time everytime. Has about 47,000 on it. The Harley in the back is a '91 FLTCursomethin that my father rides. Yeah, we get some...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 227,168
Posted By Thermophilic
Diversion needed, awaiting fix...

Perhaps the Verm has withdrawn SO far into the fetal position that he has decided to completely shut out the world and just ride... I could not blame if he did. Although I hope that is not the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 23,762
Posted By Thermophilic
I'm in.

Ready. It will be interesting to read two reports of the same trip. For sure, a dynamic mix of histories, personalities and perspective. All the best TB. Rubber side down.
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
Heredity is our potential, enviornment is our opportunity...

I must admit I had anticipated a bit more of a reunion post. ...master and commander reunites with ship and logs all new additions and retro-fits in a nice to see you again touchy-feely style edit...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
Whas sup all?

I just got in from the office and aircarded up my trusty laptop in my hotel room and come across a gem a of a story. The birth of Cack. A motorcycles transmorphicackation (-sp. Verm?) into...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,449
Posted By Thermophilic
Curve balls.

Somebody said the things we regret most are things we do in the so called "gray areas of life" in the name of personal freedom. It's never better on the other side of the fence and when the grass...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
Other side of the world.

My neighbor just posted new pics from Europe. Dig this little rig. The old man uses it to go shopping to stock his cafe. Could you see it running next to Cack in Mexico pulling that little...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2009, 09:24 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
Hesitation & curiosity makes for better digestion.

Love the snail shot RIMN. Perhaps I'm having a memory lapse, but why (of all things to pack) was there rat poison in the trunk? :huh :puke2
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2009, 08:36 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
Familiarity...

Vermin, I don't know ya, but following these threads has been a nice diversion on & off again over the last year. ...especially the last month or so. The CrackBerry sounds and derails my focus...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
A few 45's and more and peg scraping too. Or was the kickstand down?

I sought out the Youtube vids of RyanIsMyName on Cack and can confirm an inverse relationship between lean angle and age in the twisties. :freaky I would also note that Conkling Park Marine Repair...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
Progress.

I set my trap with a hair spring to catch some comfort and independence, look away for a moment, get my leg caught in it for a few days and lookee what happens in Cyberspace. The master of the house...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
A two-up Mexican fiesta ride on Cack with Darth...

A two-up Mexican fiesta ride on Cack with Darth Peach as el capitan and Vermin riding Bitch would make for an excellent write up.
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2009, 05:18 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
Yes.

Alright then. An update a day will satiate the inmates ravenous hunger for Cack news. Good show RIMN. (btw... Ireland for 5bills is a deal) TC got the hook up. What'll happen tomorrow I wonder?
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
Yes>

NEW ACTION!!! RyanIsMyName is on the case! I'm ready for some new RR's Baby! The CackcomeBackAttack is in full effect again. Bring it Ryan. I liked the plane pics.

Rock on.:lurk
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-12-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,607
Views: 3,323,226
Posted By Thermophilic
Surely ya'll recognise this place...

Here's a good one from Duluth, MN on the way to Canada en route to the Lake Superior Scenic Byway. Fall '08 about 40F and wet. 8:45am.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2009, 05:20 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
Ah... San Diego

OK, that last post helped. Today it was I, that had lost the world, :norton as to the whereabouts of this motorcycle and who she was with. Sometimes we must each learn the points of the compass...
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
Problem Solved.

I suppose, for Cack, the fix would be to cut out the bottom of the cup holder.
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
Ha Ha!

That's hilarious. I knew somebody would get on top of that quick! GISdood you are the MAN. You even got the shadows to line up right with the picture. I'll bet DP never got to MN before. That...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
Well ya know...

If I get a choice, I choose the whole Peach, Indian style, waiting in the road for RyanIsMyName, Tom or Live2Ride to narrowly miss by high speed obstacle avoidance maneuvers on Cack as DP nervously...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
Hmmmm.

Welp, she sits in the middle of the road to pose for pics, been through injuries on the bike, runs a business and takes great pics... Yeah, she's prolly just crazy enough. I'll bet it would be a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2009, 01:56 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
White sand beaches sure make a tan look nice...

DP might have ya on this one Verm. The pull of estrogen to the refresh button is strong as well. I hope you get some good characters as candidates for the Mexico run. It seems to me if you want to...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
Band of misfits...

http://img154.imageshack.us/img154/3618/dscf0304w.jpg

Well... Yes. But you have to be the cop! :ymca Plus, you pack more than I do. Heh, heh.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
I feel very satisfied...

Alright... the finale from Tom! You finished this leg in excellent form Sir... Thanks for putting together an great report and excellent pics. Having not ridden in AK before I imagine it is...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2009, 10:09 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
New threads man...

A fine momento Sir. Good show. Good show. :nod
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
Somebody speakith the truth.

Well said Gale B.T.
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2009, 04:07 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
Ha! He called me a Geezer. While it is...

Ha! He called me a Geezer.

While it is true that the older I get the faster time feels like it goes by, I also recognize that it is relative to life events fixed in history. Like Doppler red...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2009, 04:30 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
It wouldn't be the first time...

Sometimes people's problem is that they don't know that they don't know what they don't know... and those who do know generally don't advertise it. I feel relatively confident, having read all of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
Pain...

Yeah... It's all good. I'm just sayin' that particular photo with tie bands, mower bars and riding pegs worth more than the bike actually causes me physical discomfort to view. :D Not a small...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2009, 03:08 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
Airport

I think that picture at the Airport might be the most broken down cacked out photo of the bike I've seen.

In the big picture it's strange that I am taking time out of my life each day to follow...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
Lunch Ladies.

Did ya ever cut letters out of the block cheese and send messages to the lunch ladies cleaning plates in the dirty tray line? Or was that just me? Hmmm.:evil

Somebody should ride that Cack...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2009, 09:47 AM
Replies: 896
Views: 197,252
Posted By Thermophilic
He wore a shinning star...

My mind is aglow with whirling transient nodes of thought, careening through cosmic vapors of invention.... or if you prefer..... My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought,...
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