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Forum: Face plant 01-04-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,224
Posted By tberlin
Walk

If your work is only two miles away, why risk riding on ice? 2 miles is 1/2 hour walk. Walk to work in snow/ice conditions. Just my 2 cents worth. Glad you are not hurt yet.
t
Forum: Face plant 08-16-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,576
Posted By tberlin
swerve opposite way?

0.10 seconds
I remember yelling "NO!!" immediately followed by "FUCK!!!!!" all while grabbing the front brake with all my might, while countersteering left desperately hoping to dodge (curb was in...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 05-19-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 24,904
Posted By tberlin
Got the Doc

Hi Chip;
I got the OTC Document.
Thanks
tom
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 05-19-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 108,472
Posted By tberlin
Got the Doc

Hi Chip;
I got the Twvt Document and the OTC document. Hope to run into you someday - I'll buy you a beer.
thank you
Tom
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-18-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 21,859
Posted By tberlin
Yes!! Wax the x-country skis!

Yay! I got the skis and boots out. I'm ready to go.:clap
tb
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-03-2009, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10,991
Views: 612,017
Posted By tberlin
Welcome

Hey Threerun; I'm near jackson's mill. Hope to see you sometime.
Tom
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-09-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3,438
Views: 203,514
Posted By tberlin
Somebody better go soon

Haven't forgotten. It is frustratingly close. Work, family, then x-country ski season, then deer season, etc got in the way. It is supposed to warm up for a day or so. It'll be solid ice getting off...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-13-2008, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3,438
Views: 203,514
Posted By tberlin
Tag Still up?

Is the Geographic Center still up for grabs? If so, maybe this saturday. supposed to be cold and wet - great day to ride.
tom
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-13-2008, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3,438
Views: 203,514
Posted By tberlin
OK;this looks fun

Sheesh; I just blew off an hour and a half of work and went through the entire thread. Looks like a lot of fun. Interestingly, I knew most of them. Some have been real close to home. I'll watch and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2008, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 501
Posted By tberlin
An Afternoon Trip to Porto Rico

Ahhh; it was a beautiful day last Saturday and I had work to do. Fortunately I was able to get a lot done in the morning. After lunch my wife said, "Honey, it is such a nice afternoon; you should go...
Forum: Face plant 10-02-2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,555
Posted By tberlin
Heal up fast Cory

Cory; I hope you heal up and get back on the road soon. That looked like a pretty sturdy mailbox post.

Skyclad; If/when I wreck, I hope I'm with a riding partner who takes such good care of me. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-24-2008, 05:55 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 20,357
Posted By tberlin
Ohhh Nuts!!

Well pump quit. Carrying water from spring. My wife thinks I should fix the pump- go figure.
Anyway, I will not be camping out on friday.
Depending on how much work I get done on thursday and...
Forum: Face plant 09-12-2008, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,809
Posted By tberlin
smooth transition

Yes, luckily for me the transition from riding to sliding was pretty smooth. I'd claim to have planned it that way, but it was largely luck.
tb
Forum: Face plant 09-12-2008, 09:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,809
Posted By tberlin
true enough

Yeah, that can make a big difference, as I have found out.
TB
Forum: Face plant 09-09-2008, 10:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,809
Posted By tberlin
thanks

Thanks Buzztail; I'm happy also. Have painted the denali rack and can hardly see the damage.
tom
Forum: Face plant 09-02-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,809
Posted By tberlin
Knobbies, Wet Asphalt + Stupidity =

We had family visiting over the weekend. My Brother in Law, an expeienced rider, and I took off for an hour or so ride on saturday.to see some local scenery. I was on the DRZ and he was on my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-21-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 20,357
Posted By tberlin
Beer is Beer and all good

Well; that is just fine, Weyerbacher, guinness, Yeunglings; it's all beer - right? So it's all good. I expect I'll need to dig up some local WV brew.
tom
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-18-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 20,357
Posted By tberlin
Probably make it again

I think I can make it again - especially since Skyclad has offered to bring a case of Yeunglings :1drink(At least that's how I interpretted his post about good beer). I will maybe ride my new (to me...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-18-2008, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10,991
Views: 612,017
Posted By tberlin
New Dual Sport

Hi Folks. Tom here, from near Weston. I have recently acquired a slightly used 2005 DRZ-400S :clapto go along with my 2004 Wee-Strom. The Strom is great for most things, but was looking for a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2008, 01:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 524
Posted By tberlin
Help!! I Have DS Lust!

I'm off this evening to check out a 2005 DR-Z 400 with 1000 miles of mostly highway. Supposedly full yoshimura exhaust system with multiple inserts, dynojet kit, Dunlop 606 tires (plus original trail...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-07-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 30,472
Posted By tberlin
katie; Sorry to hear about your get-off. :cry...

katie; Sorry to hear about your get-off. :cry Hope the hip is feeling better. Trust that you'll get everyting all straightened up for your Mexico trip. .

Umm. You don't suppose that was some...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-07-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 469
Views: 30,472
Posted By tberlin
A great time!

Skyclad; I enjoyed meeting you and Chris, not to mention everybody else, and had a great time on the saturday ride. :clap

Bum deal about the wheel bearing. :cry I suppose an insensitive person...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-27-2008, 01:17 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 30,472
Posted By tberlin
OK; I'll finally make this one. Shame to live so...

OK; I'll finally make this one. Shame to live so close and never make the Laurel Fork Meet. I'll be riding the V-Strom from Weston on Friday evening.
TB
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-10-2007, 08:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,706
Posted By tberlin
welcome back

Well; that's pretty bad luck to be forced to move back to WV!! I live near Jackson's Mill. Will hope to meet up sometime. I keep threatening to make one of the Laurel Fork camp-outs, but family...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-30-2007, 03:22 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,452
Posted By tberlin
not too old

58 here. still feeling pretty good. However, I 've found out that, at my age you need to keep active everyday. Seems like missing a day sets you back a month.
tb
Forum: Face plant 11-27-2007, 07:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,318
Posted By tberlin
Hmm; his family are a few generations in Lewis...

Hmm; his family are a few generations in Lewis County. I don't remember if his Dad worked in St Marys area or not. Sort of think that might have been the case. At any rate, this has been a real...
Forum: Face plant 11-15-2007, 10:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,318
Posted By tberlin
Update

So, after a month Chad is in rehab. He can walk to the bathroom, speak pretty well and is learning to write again. His dad says things are coming back, but very slowly. Good news is that his employer...
Forum: Face plant 10-28-2007, 08:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,318
Posted By tberlin
Update

Talked to his Dad yesterday. After a week and a half in hospital, Chad is now able to recognize some people and is beginning to try to speak a bit. Looks like a long round of rehab.
Stupid Deer
Tb
Forum: Face plant 10-22-2007, 07:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,318
Posted By tberlin
Deer!!!

A couple of months ago the neighbor kid, Chad, - well not exactly a kid, 30 year old young man - bought a 2002 Harley - I think he said it was a heritage softtail. Anyway, last Wednesday he hit a...
Forum: Face plant 04-26-2007, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,497
Posted By tberlin
Anyway, this rider takes a right hand corner on...

Anyway, this rider takes a right hand corner on the two-lane road and drifts wide into the on-coming lane, and collides head-on with ANOTHER MOTORCYCLE coming the other way.

Hmm; a really good...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-09-2007, 08:49 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,303
Posted By tberlin
I'm out - cheat River Fest

Well, I'm now on the out list. Cheat River Festival on My 5 at Albright, WV, which might be a good ride for some of you on a day trip from Laurel Fork. Too many fun things to do.
tom
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-05-2007, 10:37 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,303
Posted By tberlin
Yeah Blue V-Strom. I got there late afternoon on...

Yeah Blue V-Strom. I got there late afternoon on saturday on way home (with a slight detour) after graduation ceremony. Only stayed a few minutes; I'm about 2hours from Laurel Fork, in Lewis County,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-04-2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 8,303
Posted By tberlin
Yes!

Yep, this is great place to ride. you don't need to be doing the real dirt stuff. lots of opportunities. It might actually work out that I can do more this year than just stopping to say "Hi". I...
Forum: Hacks 02-27-2007, 09:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,717
Posted By tberlin
link to Wark

The link didn't come through last time.
http://www.warkshop.com/sidecars.htm
Forum: Hacks 02-27-2007, 09:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,717
Posted By tberlin
Yeah; I've been thinking of one for a while. For...

Yeah; I've been thinking of one for a while. For some other options and ideas check out Bob Wark at the Wark Shop <http://www.warkshop.com/sidecars.htm> Some of his sidecars are prettly lightweight....
Forum: Face plant 02-15-2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,021
Posted By tberlin
Depends on how you look at it.

Dogbone; No problem. It was a combination. You chose a speed that was innappropriate (excesive) for your chosen line and all the other factors or you chose a line that was inappropriate for your...
Forum: Face plant 02-15-2007, 11:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,021
Posted By tberlin
That sounds really bad. I'm sorry for your wreck...

That sounds really bad. I'm sorry for your wreck and really hope you heal well.

However:
"As far as my excessive speed comment, I did mean it. The leader was only a few mph slower than me and...
Forum: Face plant 01-29-2007, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,198
Posted By tberlin
other compensation

Well the whole thing really sucks. However, since she is so hot, maybe you could talk her into some other form of compensation:wink:, especially since she did seem a bit saddened about nearly killing...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-20-2006, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1,806
Views: 122,473
Posted By tberlin
Nice town

Franklin's a nice place. We stop by once in a while when we are in Emlenton. Will try to drop a post when I'm riding up that way next spring/summer
tb
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-20-2006, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By tberlin
Will miss you again

Greg; Daughter and I will be driving to Erie that day for holiday. Otherwise, that sounds like a good idea. Where is Mt. Davis anyway? Trust the Spruce Knob ride went well? I was looking for you on...
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