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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-30-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8,180
Views: 744,334
Posted By britbiker
the Hub's a good time- every time I'm down that...

the Hub's a good time- every time I'm down that way I stop and eat the the buttermilk pie at the oark general store. It's fantastic and the ride makes it even more worth it.
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Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 104,938
Posted By britbiker
great report- thanks!

great report- thanks!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-11-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 52,270
Posted By britbiker
keep me posted- I've been wanting to ride it and...

keep me posted- I've been wanting to ride it and couldn't make it work... June looks very possible.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-09-2011, 10:45 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 30,155
Posted By britbiker
we were there! damn, I gotta pay closer...

we were there! damn, I gotta pay closer attention- I'd love to meet some more advriders...

We're going to John Doe on the 15th, I think.
Forum: Face plant 09-10-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
tomorrow's the one year anniversary of Ray's...

tomorrow's the one year anniversary of Ray's crash...

I saw him driving around in his jeep the other day and it really sank in how far he's come. It's been a long year, but he made it.

Thanks...
Forum: Face plant 09-03-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,294
Posted By britbiker
here's hoping for continued good luck in your...

here's hoping for continued good luck in your recoveries! :clap
Forum: Face plant 09-03-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
I'm stealing those quotes you have posted- good...

I'm stealing those quotes you have posted- good stuff!
Forum: Face plant 07-26-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 657
Views: 80,109
Posted By britbiker
just read through everything- I'm so happy for...

just read through everything- I'm so happy for you that you're recovering! I hope you continue recovering quickly and good luck getting back on the road.
Forum: Face plant 07-22-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
Ray's up and about and recovered from his...

Ray's up and about and recovered from his surgeries. He's walking well with a walker and anticipates walking with a cane by Christmas. His left leg is still paralyzed...

He's getting ready to get...
Forum: Face plant 04-26-2010, 05:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,475
Posted By britbiker
did you dress out the deer? I'd really wanna take...

did you dress out the deer? I'd really wanna take a bite out of that bastard!
Forum: Face plant 04-26-2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,797
Posted By britbiker
the sequel to Hangover's out?!!

the sequel to Hangover's out?!!
Forum: Face plant 04-25-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
the cookbook- 20 bucks and I'll figure out...

the cookbook- 20 bucks and I'll figure out shipping and paypal stuff tomorrow. You'll have all the 'firehouse chili' recipes you've ever dreamed of! I have a picture of the cookbook on my facebook...
Forum: Face plant 04-25-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 13,764
Posted By britbiker
thoughts are with you and your family.

thoughts are with you and your family.
Forum: Face plant 04-24-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
Last night was Ray's trivia night- we raised over...

Last night was Ray's trivia night- we raised over 6000 bucks for him and blew the doors off this place! It was a gooooood party. Unfortunately, he couldn't make it. He had his surgery Monday and is...
Forum: Face plant 04-19-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,499
Posted By britbiker
sorry for the loss of your friend.

sorry for the loss of your friend.
Forum: The Garage 04-02-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,844
Posted By britbiker
I always said those newfangled power windows were...

I always said those newfangled power windows were nothing but trouble. :lol3

When I had power windows, we just lubed one of 'em up once- otherwise, they never needed service.
Forum: Face plant 04-01-2010, 10:07 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
OK... Things are going really well- Ray and I've...

OK... Things are going really well- Ray and I've been out a few times walking and he's getting noticeably stronger and more confident. A guy at home depot made a comment to Ray about Ray having knee...
Forum: Face plant 04-01-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
Hiya Mike- We'll be in Swansboro for...

Hiya Mike-

We'll be in Swansboro for Christmas with my other's family in August (only time we can get everyone together). We'll be on the west end over memorial weekend... I'd love to hook up and...
Forum: Face plant 03-23-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,104
Posted By britbiker
as a dad, I can imagine your sigh of relief! ...

as a dad, I can imagine your sigh of relief!

wishing a speedy recovery and congratulations on living through some 'seasoning'...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-21-2010, 06:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,967
Posted By britbiker
I just replaced a fuel pump in my Tiger- after...

I just replaced a fuel pump in my Tiger- after buying a used pump on ebay, I was talking to a mechanic at Baxter Cycles, and he said it's identical to the $40 fuel pumps sold at auto zone for gm...
Forum: Face plant 03-21-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
I've thought of this a few times, but he just...

I've thought of this a few times, but he just keeps chugging. When he's done healing, I guess we'll really be at risk for the 'black side of things appearing', but he really has done fantastic...
Forum: Face plant 03-21-2010, 06:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,892
Posted By britbiker
I ride through there all the time. Damn. I'm...

I ride through there all the time. Damn. I'm sorry for the loss of your friend.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 39,190
Posted By britbiker
The notable one was when I was 17- my bonneville...

The notable one was when I was 17- my bonneville was in pieces, so I snuck dad's brand new (800 miles) 920 virago out to give my gf a ride home. after dropping her off, I was planning on riding...
Forum: Face plant 03-07-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
Ray's walking more. He's still using a walker,...

Ray's walking more. He's still using a walker, but he's starting to feel 'centered' and getting a little balance. The leg's causing lots of pain, but this is expected with the nerve damage....
Forum: Face plant 03-07-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,832
Posted By britbiker
great news! it's amazing how quickly things can...

great news! it's amazing how quickly things can change on a ride...

Be safe!
Forum: Face plant 02-17-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
it's astonishing all the little hits- I can't...

it's astonishing all the little hits- I can't imagine how people with little support get through something like this. they're organizers by nature, so receipts and paperwork's covered. we're getting...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,121
Posted By britbiker
trauma scissors would be my vote for #1 item....

trauma scissors would be my vote for #1 item. nothing worse than trying to cut someone's clothes off with a hunting knife...
Forum: Face plant 02-15-2010, 04:28 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
'new normal' is right! It's amazing the new...

'new normal' is right! It's amazing the new duties a spouse acquires- I have a whole new appreciation for people able to roll with the changes and build a new happy place. How long ago was your...
Forum: Face plant 02-15-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
Rehab's slow and EXPENSIVE. The dressing's Ray...

Rehab's slow and EXPENSIVE. The dressing's Ray uses for his ileostomy cost $400 for a box of 10 and he sometimes uses 3 or 4 in a day... These (and other) costs aren't covered under insurance, so...
Forum: Face plant 01-29-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,700
Posted By britbiker
I'm up to 8 bucks, already. Do you take paypal? ...

I'm up to 8 bucks, already. Do you take paypal? :clap :clap
Forum: Face plant 01-28-2010, 04:44 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
Ray's brace for his leg should be in any day....

Ray's brace for his leg should be in any day. He's able to walk 150 feet without stopping, while using a walker. As he gets stronger, the next step will be crutches, then, hopefully, walking without...
Forum: Face plant 01-19-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
I didn't even think about the importance of the...

I didn't even think about the importance of the abs- he won't lose the ileostomy until June, so that's gonna slow things down a little. It's amazing all the muscles that factor in to a little thing...
Forum: Face plant 01-17-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
what makes the leg braces so tiring- the effort...

what makes the leg braces so tiring- the effort to balance? I remember reading about douglas bader- he had 2 prosthetic legs- and that was the most amazing thing, his ability to balance.

I'm...
Forum: Face plant 01-17-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
Ray's allocated 20 more therapy sessions for the...

Ray's allocated 20 more therapy sessions for the year, so he's doing some strategic planning, insurance wise. He's getting fitted for a brace for the L leg and he wants to save as much therapy...
Forum: Face plant 01-08-2010, 08:43 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
Ray's been cleared to bear weight on his legs and...

Ray's been cleared to bear weight on his legs and is standing with parallel bars. Except for pain, he still doesn't have sensation/movement in his L leg. It's slow sledding through rehab... He's...
Forum: Face plant 12-23-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
Ray and Daniel are figuring out ways to move...

Ray and Daniel are figuring out ways to move forward. I'm blown away by the resiliency and courage in front of me every day.

Best to you and your family- you've really helped me see things...
Forum: Face plant 12-16-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
We really do have tons to be grateful for. ...

We really do have tons to be grateful for.

THANKS
Forum: Face plant 12-16-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
'shit happens' seemed too obvious! I know...

'shit happens' seemed too obvious!

I know this guy better than just about anyone and I'm amazed at all the people coming out of the woodwork for him. Ray's 'buddy list' is much longer than mine!...
Forum: Face plant 12-16-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
we've been in that dreaded 'rehab land' for a...

we've been in that dreaded 'rehab land' for a bit... every day just kinda trudges along. Yesterday, Ray went home. The wreck was on Sept 11, he was flown back to St. Louis on Oct 28, and he finally...
Forum: Face plant 12-05-2009, 11:31 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 55,571
Posted By britbiker
ME TOO! :clap :clap

ME TOO! :clap :clap
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