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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-14-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 31,613
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Posted By fahrenheit
I have two family members who are veterans buried...

I have two family members who are veterans buried there. I had no idea this was a thing. I will have to try and get by while the wreaths are still there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-10-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9,918
Views: 2,035,444
Posted By fahrenheit
I will do both of those, but when proofreading in...

I will do both of those, but when proofreading in the middle of a paper I will read the paragraph backwards. It makes it harder for your head to just correct an error and keep going.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-02-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 10,729
Posted By fahrenheit
Merging shenanigans never cease to amaze me. If...

Merging shenanigans never cease to amaze me. If someone is getting onto the highway they need to speed up to safely merge. If you are getting off the highway you need to slow down so you don't end up...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-30-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 31,613
Views: 1,832,047
Posted By fahrenheit
Hiring the guy who builds rockets in his shed...

Hiring the guy who builds rockets in his shed reminds me of the episode of top gear when they try to build a space shuttle out of a reliant robin.


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Forum: Face plant 10-17-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,332
Posted By fahrenheit
You do have the ability to turn the bike. Go...

You do have the ability to turn the bike. Go right or left in front of the other parked cars to get out of the way.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,258
Posted By fahrenheit
What was the rest of it? "Violators will be added...

What was the rest of it? "Violators will be added to the collection?" :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 470,887
Posted By fahrenheit
I don't know how good they are up north, but in...

I don't know how good they are up north, but in Richmond/Central VA a call to VDOT goes a long way in getting those recalibrated quickly.
Forum: The Garage 09-18-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 698
Posted By fahrenheit
They make r134a "conversion kits" which go onto...

They make r134a "conversion kits" which go onto the old ports to convert them for use with the new fittings. They sell them at Autozone and are fairly cheap. You do need a shop to dispose of the r12...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6,692
Views: 370,098
Posted By fahrenheit
x2 :puke1

x2 :puke1
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 10,268
Posted By fahrenheit
Sorta looks like the area off Woolridge Rd, but I...

Sorta looks like the area off Woolridge Rd, but I wasn't sure and google maps hasn't been updated around there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6,692
Views: 370,098
Posted By fahrenheit
that's not all.. Most =\= all[/QUOTE] ...

that's not all.. Most =\= all[/QUOTE]


Don't bother. You have to talk to CW like you would a genie in that if you don't spend time to make sure that there is zero ambiguity in your reply he will...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-10-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 470,887
Posted By fahrenheit
I've often gotten a whif of smoke while riding...

I've often gotten a whif of smoke while riding around town. I always figured I was going crazy when I was the only person on the roads.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3,397
Views: 470,887
Posted By fahrenheit
I thought this was how it worked in every state....

I thought this was how it worked in every state. :hmmmmm
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6,692
Views: 370,098
Posted By fahrenheit
That is a moot point. Swerving into oncoming...

That is a moot point. Swerving into oncoming traffic on the opposite side of the road is reckless regardless of whether or not you are 'technically' entering an oncoming lane. :deal
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-06-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 31,613
Views: 1,832,047
Posted By fahrenheit
Richmond Va chatter

I hope you managed to get it where the trail crosses Moran Rd. :evil

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/06/yvana8e7.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6,692
Views: 370,098
Posted By fahrenheit
And god forbid someone get in your way. What kind...

And god forbid someone get in your way. What kind of self-important douchenozzle would dare ride their bike on a public roadway? You know who else we need to get off the road is those damn USPS...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-06-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6,692
Views: 370,098
Posted By fahrenheit
I wish the people around here were taught the...

I wish the people around here were taught the same thing. On the main roads it doesn't seem to be a problem, but side roads and neighborhoods if their lane is impeded other drivers have no problem...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-05-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 31,613
Views: 1,832,047
Posted By fahrenheit
So it has come time to change the oil in the...

So it has come time to change the oil in the bike. Looking to do it myself rather than take it up to the dealer. Never done one on a motorcycle, so I am hoping to find someone to watch over my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-01-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 10,268
Posted By fahrenheit
I live in Physic Hill now. I picked it up on the...

I live in Physic Hill now. I picked it up on the way home. :evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-01-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 10,268
Posted By fahrenheit
First tag. ...

First tag.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/02/8asa9use.jpg

The new tag isn't that far away. This place is considered a historical landmark and is recently reopened.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 31,613
Views: 1,832,047
Posted By fahrenheit
Yes it is, and it's going to be awesome. :evil

Yes it is, and it's going to be awesome. :evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 31,613
Views: 1,832,047
Posted By fahrenheit
I live less than 10 miles away from PSP. I just...

I live less than 10 miles away from PSP. I just got another year pass and have been putting most of my miles on there. I have been volunteering there for a few years working on the MTB trails and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 31,613
Views: 1,832,047
Posted By fahrenheit
Was wondering if we had any mountain bikers here?...

Was wondering if we had any mountain bikers here? I remember seeing a post awhile back about someone who was in a race, but can't for the life of me find it. I am getting back into riding and looking...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-07-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 31,613
Views: 1,832,047
Posted By fahrenheit
I'd really like to hit up the Suzuki Demo Day. I...

I'd really like to hit up the Suzuki Demo Day. I have been debating if I am too tall to comfortably ride a sportbike. At 6'4 when I stand next to them and look at the ergonomics I just don't see it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6,692
Views: 370,098
Posted By fahrenheit
Not hard at all when you think of riders as...

Not hard at all when you think of riders as people and not obstacles.

I was having more issues with people trying to pass a group of 11-15 riders plus my truck in a blind corner on a 55mph road. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-24-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 31,613
Views: 1,832,047
Posted By fahrenheit
Yep, problem with the Me 163 is that while the...

Yep, problem with the Me 163 is that while the rocket engine would put out some power, they aren't much good for power generation. :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-24-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 6,692
Views: 370,098
Posted By fahrenheit
Unfortunately that different route is a 25+...

Unfortunately that different route is a 25+ minute detour. :deal I just put up with the bikes and left a little earlier. :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-24-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 31,613
Views: 1,832,047
Posted By fahrenheit
I've gotta go there one day. The last pic looks...

I've gotta go there one day. The last pic looks like it could be the Messerschmitt 163?


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6,692
Views: 370,098
Posted By fahrenheit
Been seeing signs posted on my way home and could...

Been seeing signs posted on my way home and could only make out one part, "2000 Cyclists June 20-25." The signs weren't lying. I have been passing/riding behind cyclists for most of the weekend on...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-23-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 31,613
Views: 1,832,047
Posted By fahrenheit
Jump start is geared towards people who are...

Jump start is geared towards people who are completely new to a clutch. You spend the entire course going over clutch basics. They also go over that in the beginning of the BRC they just don't spend...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-17-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6,692
Views: 370,098
Posted By fahrenheit
I'm in as well Sent from my iPhone using...

I'm in as well


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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,172
Posted By fahrenheit
Like others have said. You had enough situational...

Like others have said. You had enough situational awareness to know what was going on and you used that knowledge to not hit anything.. so you did fine. I, like a few others, would have passed the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-11-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 6,692
Views: 370,098
Posted By fahrenheit
If that's the case you should probably stop...

If that's the case you should probably stop acting like you own the road and every subhuman cyclist in your way needs to move, chief. :evil
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-05-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6,692
Views: 370,098
Posted By fahrenheit
I think that right there is a good point. Aside...

I think that right there is a good point. Aside from a few large vehicles I, personally, fault the person who cannot manage to safely maneuver their vehicle around the cyclist as the person who is...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-02-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 31,613
Views: 1,832,047
Posted By fahrenheit
Unfortunately I can't make it tomorrow. If he is...

Unfortunately I can't make it tomorrow. If he is up for a round two I should be free most any other night.


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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-23-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 31,613
Views: 1,832,047
Posted By fahrenheit
Yikes! Glad you are ok! Might be time for a...

Yikes! Glad you are ok! Might be time for a longer pair of Kevlar chaps.


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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-18-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 31,613
Views: 1,832,047
Posted By fahrenheit
Congrats on placing! Sent from my iPhone...

Congrats on placing!


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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-16-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 31,613
Views: 1,832,047
Posted By fahrenheit
I'll take the tool tube. Sent...

I'll take the tool tube.





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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-02-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 31,613
Views: 1,832,047
Posted By fahrenheit
+2

+2
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-28-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 14,126
Posted By fahrenheit
That wasn't the question. :wink:

That wasn't the question. :wink:
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