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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-07-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,833
Posted By buckthedog
Very cool! I'm from Hattiesburg, and just...

Very cool! I'm from Hattiesburg, and just recently did the Delta counties on a ride home from a motocamping trip in Arkansas. Talk about a place where I wouldn't want to break down in...PM me...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-28-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 622
Posted By buckthedog
Im also from Mississippi. ..heading the same...

Im also from Mississippi. ..heading the same direction on the same day I believe lol...maybe we can meet up somewhere. I dont want to cramp yalls style as ill be solo, but od be happy to say hi! Im...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-25-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 48,423
Posted By buckthedog
i see there is some activity around these parts....

i see there is some activity around these parts. I've yet to find anyone to ride with, although i've tried. I am off some days during the week, but sadly work weekends, so that is probably why. I'm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,377
Posted By buckthedog
I read that 97.3% of all statistics are made up.

I read that 97.3% of all statistics are made up.
Forum: Australia 02-23-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,431
Posted By buckthedog
I have an outdoor research hat that has venting...

I have an outdoor research hat that has venting around it..is crazy light, comfy AND has built in bug repellent that really works.. Not sure of the model or anything. ..just google the brand. Its...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-23-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By buckthedog
Ive done that route dozens of times in a car....

Ive done that route dozens of times in a car. Nothing ive ever seen. I took US 287 I believe. It runs from Dallas to Amarillo. ..then hop on 40 west into NM (where i used to live) . There may be a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-09-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By buckthedog
Haha...NSA...I wish I had a job that easy....

Haha...NSA...I wish I had a job that easy. Besides, i dont need to befriend anyone...I have a best friend...buck-the-dog. All the helpful advice given here amidst the bs, will likely fall on deaf...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-07-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,760
Posted By buckthedog
Ive used a can of coke. But it wasnt stuck as bad...

Ive used a can of coke. But it wasnt stuck as bad as yours seems to be.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By buckthedog
Youre right, I find that with "they're all out to...

Youre right, I find that with "they're all out to get ME" perception is usually a matter of attitude of the person. I am not applying this to the OP, but it usually turns out the person is an Ahole,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By buckthedog
Kommando. I have two words for you on your last...

Kommando. I have two words for you on your last post......... you're right. All the examples you gave are fairly accurate, have happened, do happen and will happen. When people we entrust with our...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By buckthedog
Wow. I'll never change your mind. But your view...

Wow. I'll never change your mind. But your view is totally Reactionary. Its akin to firefighters at the station waiting for a call, then they go handle it. Police work is Proactionary. That's why the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By buckthedog
@ feathered, youre so right...I'm quite enjoying...

@ feathered, youre so right...I'm quite enjoying it myself. As far as the fine, remember, its a traffic judge (still a judge, but probably not the most desired or prestigious judge job there is I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By buckthedog
@ anonawesome...that's NOT what I said at all!!!!...

@ anonawesome...that's NOT what I said at all!!!! that is insanity. The only person that can take the actual human being into consideration regarding the "fine/sentencing" is the judge, and only if...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By buckthedog
is it dangerous? probably not. a distraction to...

is it dangerous? probably not. a distraction to other motorists? absolutely...but as you said, it's ok "if the driver knows what he is doing." How is the police officer supposed to know the drivers...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,002
Posted By buckthedog
Im from California. .and a former police officer,...

Im from California. .and a former police officer, with many years in traffic enforcement. I may take your wrath, no matter. As I see it, he cut you a break. It is dangerous and disruptive to other...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-26-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 388
Posted By buckthedog
Go. Its beautiful. ..excellent riding (im from...

Go. Its beautiful. ..excellent riding (im from there...well twenty min away). Stay in santa fe (20 min ride)or Taos.(1 hr ride along the river, or through picturesque mountain communities. You wont...
Forum: Beasts 01-14-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By buckthedog
Ive not been there...but I have been all over the...

Ive not been there...but I have been all over the US. .if that matters. Either bike CAN make it..but ask yourself as an analogy: , would you rather drive a luxury car or a jeep down there. Id pick...
Forum: Beasts 01-13-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,331
Posted By buckthedog
I have no experience with the tiger, sadly...but...

I have no experience with the tiger, sadly...but the vstrom jr. Is fantastic two up. Its all day comfortable, and ive never had a problem with the seat, nor windshield buffeting. My gf and I can...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-07-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Posted By buckthedog
My apologies for misconstruing it. I hope you...

My apologies for misconstruing it. I hope you guys have a blast.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-07-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Posted By buckthedog
whatchu talkin bout Willis???

Sounds like you may need to plan a trip up the east coast instead...or more within your means. Youre really asking a lot. I.E., . a free trip for two, have somebody BUY AND STORE two bikes? lend a...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 01-07-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,331
Posted By buckthedog
I live a few minutes from there...rode there last...

I live a few minutes from there...rode there last week. Ive not heard of this ranger and really jave never seen ANYONE riding either 2 wheels or 4. Its always seemed ive had the place to myself...and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-17-2013, 02:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 595
Posted By buckthedog
Im next door in MISS. I bought an old honda cb...

Im next door in MISS. I bought an old honda cb 350four. No title in my state..I had to get my ins. company to issue a bond for the title. Its $100 fee and done.it took a bit longer but I got it. The...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-11-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,164
Posted By buckthedog
It goes without saying that buck-the--dog and I...

It goes without saying that buck-the--dog and I send all our best wishes. My dog has enrichened my life beyond measure and I know im not alone in this. Best wishes to you all.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-30-2013, 11:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By buckthedog
i hear crickets too...

I am in south central Miss., in Hattiesburg specifically. I've posted this same question as well, with zero response. PM me, or email me if you'd be interested in a ride sometime. We could meet and...
Forum: Equipment 10-27-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,834
Posted By buckthedog
I live in South Mississippi. Dont even think...

I live in South Mississippi. Dont even think about a non mesh jacket for 7-8 months out of the year if you have a bike with a good fairing or windshield. On my vstrom, I just switched to my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2013, 01:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,005
Posted By buckthedog
My gf went from "can we go home yet?" after an...

My gf went from "can we go home yet?" after an hour on the stock bonneville to, " do we have to go home yet?" After all day on my vstrom. I hardly notice she's there...handling wise. I do enjoy how...
Forum: Americas 10-14-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,915
Posted By buckthedog
Thumb I have nothing useful to suggest, however as a...

I have nothing useful to suggest, however as a daddy, I think its fantastic that you want to take her, and it says a lot that she wants to go with you. I see way too many deadbeat losers that don't...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-24-2013, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,488
Posted By buckthedog
Good idea to post this...one vital piece of...

Good idea to post this...one vital piece of missing data....missing from /last seen where? Providing this may help your local riders.
Forum: Airheads 08-06-2013, 01:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,146
Posted By buckthedog
I use aluminum foil and coca cola. The foil won't...

I use aluminum foil and coca cola. The foil won't scratch the wheels. It does remarkably well at removing rust as well. Don't laugh, it works. Just wad it up and use it.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-27-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 48,423
Posted By buckthedog
Cool2 ride anyone ?

I'm surprised to find some riders in my neck of the woods (south MS) happy to meet up for a ride. No dirt for me though. My bonneville and I can usually keep up.
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 978,772
Posted By buckthedog
your new nighthawk

I sent a pm, but not sure if it went through. I just sold my Nighthawk (no boo's please!!!) and have several things that you mentioned. Saddlebags, tank bag, sprokets, riding pants..etc. Yes, I...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 59,840
Posted By buckthedog
thanks! mine is pitted a bit, cant tell due to...

thanks! mine is pitted a bit, cant tell due to the pics. I used coke, and aluminum foil and rubbed like a dang genie was gonna come out of the fender. Try it, the alum. foil is softer than the metal,...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 978,772
Posted By buckthedog
very easy to do. the biggest trouble is loosening...

very easy to do. the biggest trouble is loosening the rear sproket bolts. You may have to use a breaker bar. I believe theyre torqued to 64 ft. pounds, mine were closer to 90...then the studs backed...
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 59,840
Posted By buckthedog
looks similar to mgbgt89! I do enjoy mine as...

looks similar to mgbgt89! I do enjoy mine as well, though he paid less for his. I paid $ 125 for mine.
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 899,197
Posted By buckthedog
Thank you for that ride report. It is one of the...

Thank you for that ride report. It is one of the best I've read. I think that due to the overwhelming amount of support and "thank you's" you received, you can be proud of yourself. Heck, I'm proud...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-13-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 699
Posted By buckthedog
...ended up here...:dutch (notice the...

...ended up here...:dutch (notice the population...its a booming metropolis)
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-13-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 699
Posted By buckthedog
Does anywhere you ride have a strange name? Lets see em!

Took my old 71 Cb 350 four out for a lengthy spin today. Nothing like the backroads of Mississippi on a vintage bike. I got thirsty, so I started here...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-02-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2,883
Views: 861,930
Posted By buckthedog
Found this one for 1400. It did need some tires,...

Found this one for 1400. It did need some tires, chain sprokets and fork seals. So am I over budget?
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4,785
Views: 978,772
Posted By buckthedog
I just purchased the Michelin Pilot Activs. They...

I just purchased the Michelin Pilot Activs. They are perhaps the best riding tire I've used. I just can't say enough about them. I paid around 220 for front, rear and shipping. had them in 3...
Forum: Road warriors 11-29-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 59,840
Posted By buckthedog
i agree!

I havent gotten into any serious touring yet, although I hope to find some folks to do this with. But in my minds eye, I hop onto my 72 Honda CB 350 Four, say a prayer, and hit the open road (at...
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