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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-24-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,730
Posted By brumbie13
Thanks for posting up! I'll be there this year. ...

Thanks for posting up! I'll be there this year.

Friends have been talking about it for years, and I always worked on the weekends, so this is the first time I can go, and we're looking forward to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2011, 02:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,362
Posted By brumbie13
Thumb I think this sounds like a good idea. People...

I think this sounds like a good idea.
People pretty much suck at driving, period. I'd be happy to see more automation and less terrible drivers on the road.

I can't wait until my motorcycle...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-29-2011, 11:00 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 54,657
Posted By brumbie13
Haha! I tried to watch Sons of Anarchy once... ...

Haha!
I tried to watch Sons of Anarchy once...
It's basically a soap opera for dudes. :lol3



Like some others have mentioned, I've seen a few HA around, even had a chat with a couple of them...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-19-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,041
Posted By brumbie13
I was driving across country in August 2007 and I...

I was driving across country in August 2007 and I saw something terrifying that I will never forget.

I was driving through Denver at rush hour, but I was headed west out of the city, so traffic...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,662
Posted By brumbie13
Storytime... My wife and I were on a 4,600...

Storytime...

My wife and I were on a 4,600 mile road trip, we'd gone from Vegas to Edmonton to Regina to Williston to Glacier to Seattle to Po-dunk Idaho to Salt Lake, and were soon heading back...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-24-2011, 12:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,529
Posted By brumbie13
Thanks for all of the helpful advice everyone. ...

Thanks for all of the helpful advice everyone.

I really appreciate it.

You all can know that you truly helped another rider improve his skills.

:wave
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-22-2011, 09:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,529
Posted By brumbie13
Question Being blinded by opposing traffic at night in twisties.

Now, maybe I'm just a wuss, or maybe there's something out there that better riders have learned and can share with me.

I enjoy riding, and have become pretty confident in the past year and a half...
Forum: Face plant 01-17-2011, 02:00 AM
Replies: 2,624
Views: 630,287
Posted By brumbie13
Hi Dale, I saw this video and thought of you....

Hi Dale,
I saw this video and thought of you. Hopefully you'll get a chance to see it before the link expires.

http://news.yahoo.com/video/health-15749655/paralyzed-man-walks-again-23868851...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-14-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,328
Posted By brumbie13
I never want to be that "good" of a motorcycle...

I never want to be that "good" of a motorcycle rider.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-16-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,949
Posted By brumbie13
http://photos.smugmug.com/photos/755129460_3uos6-L...

http://photos.smugmug.com/photos/755129460_3uos6-L.jpg

I loved that bike! (When it would start :bluduh)

Have fun out there on your new bike!
I wish that, when I had started riding, I had had...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-03-2010, 05:24 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,064
Posted By brumbie13
I told my mom in high school that I was going to...

I told my mom in high school that I was going to get a motorcycle, I don't think she took me seriously.

I told my wife when we started dating that I was going to own a motorcycle, I don't think...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-05-2010, 12:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,423
Posted By brumbie13
That's a personal choice the two of us will make...

That's a personal choice the two of us will make together when the time comes.

I know of several people who rode until they had kids, then stopped, and have started again now that their kids...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-26-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,423
Posted By brumbie13
I think that when my wife gets pregnant, I won't...

I think that when my wife gets pregnant, I won't take her on my bike.

She loves riding on back, but it is just one of several of our hobbies. When she gets pregnant, we'll just focus on our other...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,318
Posted By brumbie13
It's a riding bag, it is very very padded against...

It's a riding bag, it is very very padded against my back.
I think that if I were to go down and land on my back, the padding would help my back, even if there is other stuff in the backpack...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,318
Posted By brumbie13
I thought the smart thing to do was keep...

I thought the smart thing to do was keep everything in my zippered jacket pockets so I didn't lose them in my jean pockets.

Then I realized I didn't want that stuff to smash into my gut any more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,695
Posted By brumbie13
Talking Thank you all for the great advice! I think...

Thank you all for the great advice!

I think for now I am going to go with the Fuze Custom Earphones (http://www.earfuze.com/about.html).

If I decide to get into using my phone, or talking to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2010, 09:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,919
Posted By brumbie13
Thumbs down http://photos.smugmug.com/photos/751309382_LRQuN-O...

http://photos.smugmug.com/photos/751309382_LRQuN-O.gif
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,858
Posted By brumbie13
Thank you very much. I'm going to order the...

Thank you very much.
I'm going to order the pack that has all of them, and see if I can find some I really like.

I had no idea you could get assorted packs like that.
Again, thanks for the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,695
Posted By brumbie13
How do you listen to music while riding?

I'm just wondering what people use as a setup.
I am looking for options for longer trips.

I like riding around town, and short trips without music, it gives me time to think. But when I've gone...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,858
Posted By brumbie13
I agree with this. I mean, I have never taken a...

I agree with this.
I mean, I have never taken a tape measure to my ear canals, but the general thoughts and practices, I do also.

I was using the cylindrical ones that you roll up really small,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-03-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,578
Posted By brumbie13
If there's someone I know can see me, and they're...

If there's someone I know can see me, and they're on their phone driving stupidly, I generally will make a phone out of my thumb and pinky, hold it up to my ear, and wobble my head back and forth.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2010, 07:41 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,323
Posted By brumbie13
When I was first looking at buying a bike, I...

When I was first looking at buying a bike, I didn't know much about them.
I found a Honda V65 Magna in my price range. I called the guy up and talked to him. When he found out that I was new to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,284
Posted By brumbie13
When I bought my newest bike, there was a "lucky...

When I bought my newest bike, there was a "lucky penny" glued to bike underneath the seat.

I smile every time I take my seat off and see it there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,323
Posted By brumbie13
Your advice seems to be really good advice, it is...

Your advice seems to be really good advice, it is a shame he doesn't see it.

I wish him well and hope he learns to ride well enough, and is lucky enough to never need the gear that he won't buy.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2010, 02:18 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 33,962
Posted By brumbie13
You've made one critical mistake. You've...

You've made one critical mistake.
You've assumed he knows how to read.

:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,657
Posted By brumbie13
A couple months back I did a 650 mile ride with...

A couple months back I did a 650 mile ride with some friends.
By the end of the trip, I was cruising in 3rd to stay at highway speeds.
This was on a 6 gear bike.

That's when I found out that one...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 11,284
Posted By brumbie13
Laugh Hey me too... the only problem is, I'm not...

Hey me too... the only problem is, I'm not supposed to buy it for myself.
You buy me one and I'll buy you one and then we'll both be doubly protected. :D
:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 33,962
Posted By brumbie13
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qh9ZZgDqzAg :freaky

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qh9ZZgDqzAg :freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2010, 10:40 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 33,962
Posted By brumbie13
Yeah, the 1%'ers who love 'em like to claim that...

Yeah, the 1%'ers who love 'em like to claim that they look like that too. :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 33,962
Posted By brumbie13
http://photos.smugmug.com/photos/968386818_dWPYj-O...

http://photos.smugmug.com/photos/968386818_dWPYj-O.gif
Man... you pretty much just like to piss on every thread, huh?


http://photos.smugmug.com/photos/751309315_mBKy5-O.gif
Let me break this...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2010, 01:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,099
Posted By brumbie13
I'm just wondering what people think about the...

I'm just wondering what people think about the Versys as far as comfort goes.

I read about one a month back and decided to go sit on one.
The second I sat on it, the seat gave my leg a cramp.
It...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2010, 12:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,525
Posted By brumbie13
I've gotten pulled over twice with great stories...

I've gotten pulled over twice with great stories to share.
Both times were in cages.

1)
I was on a road trip, 4,300 miles in, and another 400 to get home.
I had just picked up a friend in Salt...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2010, 06:31 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 31,863
Posted By brumbie13
That's because your plate says "GOAWAY"...

That's because your plate says "GOAWAY" :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 24,795
Posted By brumbie13
Everybody thinks they are the most logical person...

Everybody thinks they are the most logical person around.

"It makes perfect sense in my mind, that's because I'm so logical."
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-19-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 24,795
Posted By brumbie13
I don't think so. Raising your risk of injury...

I don't think so.
Raising your risk of injury in an accident? Definitely.
Raising your risk of getting in an accident? Questionable.
Forum: Face plant 08-13-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,625
Posted By brumbie13
He wasn't behind her. He was in the left lane,...

He wasn't behind her.
He was in the left lane, she was in the right.
She swerved left to make a last minute left turn from the right hand lane.





I'm glad you're alright, man.
Sorry about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-07-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 339
Views: 24,795
Posted By brumbie13
They make those little stickers that say "Made in...

They make those little stickers that say "Made in USA" on them.
That's kinda ironic.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2010, 01:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,553
Posted By brumbie13
Western Union makes a lot of its money from...

Western Union makes a lot of its money from people sending money to other countries.

I've met lots of people supporting their families back home on the Phillipines, in South America, in Eastern...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2010, 12:51 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 14,997
Posted By brumbie13
The very first time I passed another bike as a...

The very first time I passed another bike as a new rider, it was a big guy on a big Harley and he waved and I felt like a real rider.

That was a nice moment.


I wave.
Wave back if you want,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 12,918
Posted By brumbie13
The other day I saw a car cut off a cruiser. ...

The other day I saw a car cut off a cruiser.
The cruiser guy pulled in the clutch and revved his engine a few times to show that he was pissed off.

I silently wondered to myself whether he knew...
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