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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2014, 05:39 AM
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Views: 418,891
Posted By SxyRdr
Whoa celltech! Crazy story! This...

Whoa celltech! Crazy story!




This morning I stopped at the bank ATM on my way in. Guy was sitting on a bench in front of the bagel/bakery place right next door and that happened to be the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9,474
Views: 1,909,407
Posted By SxyRdr
:thumbup Yeah, there's actually a discussion...

:thumbup

Yeah, there's actually a discussion going on as opposed to the usual name calling and insult throwing. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 9,474
Views: 1,909,407
Posted By SxyRdr
Ah... that explains your opinion a tad bit. ...

Ah... that explains your opinion a tad bit.

I'm on I66 during rush hour (~0700-730) and it is jammed. Being that I get on back in Gainesville (when on the bike) I have to deal with everyone...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-15-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 6,075
Views: 292,491
Posted By SxyRdr
We had planned on being at the Brewfest but we...

We had planned on being at the Brewfest but we have a cultural exchange student arriving tomorrow and staying with us for 2 weeks. Don't need to have her thinking that we Americans are worse boozers...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-15-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6,075
Views: 292,491
Posted By SxyRdr
Hey... it's BadWolf Wednesday! :D Todd's...

Hey... it's BadWolf Wednesday! :D

Todd's off early today so he says he'll be there right at 4 to snag the big table up front. I'll be leaving Reston at 4.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 9,474
Views: 1,909,407
Posted By SxyRdr
Yep that's my thinking... we're already not...

Yep that's my thinking... we're already not seen... why would I want to hide even more off to the way outside? Most times the HOV lane (far left) of I66 is traveling only slightly faster than the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 9,474
Views: 1,909,407
Posted By SxyRdr
I had a BRC class recently where some students...

I had a BRC class recently where some students were fresh from a foreign country. I was terrified at the thought that they were operating vehicles on the roadways of the US. Cones/Lines meant...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9,474
Views: 1,909,407
Posted By SxyRdr
I disagree. I prefer the right so I can see...

I disagree.

I prefer the right so I can see the asshats trying to cut across all the lanes. IMO if I'm over to the left side of my lane, I have no escape. Sure you can say there's a shoulder but...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9,474
Views: 1,909,407
Posted By SxyRdr
I wasn't stopped but I thought it was a stupid...

I wasn't stopped but I thought it was a stupid question....

This morning I'm in the left most lane (HOV/Express) riding in the right 1/3rd so that I can see what's going on in the 3 main lanes. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 418,891
Posted By SxyRdr
:rofl Geez... I swear... my...

:rofl





Geez... I swear... my thoughts from this morning's commute:

1) I know motor officers wear sexy boots, but do we really need to stop all 4 lanes of the interstate to check them out...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 948
Posted By SxyRdr
Not sure why you think only those across the pond...

Not sure why you think only those across the pond have these issues....

Good gear/rain gear.

Heated grips are nice as well as electric (Gerbings) gear when it gets colder.

I use a good...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 418,891
Posted By SxyRdr
:rofl +1 I had a guy lay into his...

:rofl



+1

I had a guy lay into his horn and give me the finger once... what had I done? He was in the 2nd lane on the interstate, I was getting ready to take the next exit so I was in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 418,891
Posted By SxyRdr
I know it's a federal holiday (and the first one...

I know it's a federal holiday (and the first one I haven't had off in years) but I sure was lonely on my commute this morning. :cry

OTOH, it only took 50 mins instead of 75-90 mins. :D


Not...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-10-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 6,075
Views: 292,491
Posted By SxyRdr
No, it was actually decent. It's just got that...

No, it was actually decent. It's just got that back of the throat heat.

And if you did not like Grodammit, then you will NOT like the Rauch.

Rauch Ale- a smoky German ale perfect for the fall...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-10-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 6,075
Views: 292,491
Posted By SxyRdr
BTW, if any of y'all swing by BadWolf this...

BTW, if any of y'all swing by BadWolf this weekend.... this wasn't bad. Actually, much better than the Jalapeno IPA they made.

Ignis Infernalis- an American Amber ale made with smoked malt and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 34,225
Views: 8,391,609
Posted By SxyRdr
But my Yamaha is orange... and the other Yamaha...

But my Yamaha is orange... and the other Yamaha is OD green... :D




Well, I'm glad I no longer need to put my FZ-09 on the ground to see what it looks like taking a nap...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6,075
Views: 292,491
Posted By SxyRdr
Was a good time. Huge success. BadWolf almost...

Was a good time. Huge success. BadWolf almost ran out of beer! Good thing there were other breweries there.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-03-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6,075
Views: 292,491
Posted By SxyRdr
I assume you mean Warrenton. That's one...

I assume you mean Warrenton.

That's one boring ride to get to Skyline. There are a lot more fun roads to take to get to Skyline. Heck, there are a lot of fun roads within the immediate area.

...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-02-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6,075
Views: 292,491
Posted By SxyRdr
Because when you posted, I was en route to BW.

Because when you posted, I was en route to BW.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-02-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6,075
Views: 292,491
Posted By SxyRdr
:rofl:rofl:rofl Every Wednesday...

:rofl:rofl:rofl

Every Wednesday...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-01-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9,474
Views: 1,909,407
Posted By SxyRdr
We've had a few stop-n-robs around here robbed by...

We've had a few stop-n-robs around here robbed by a guy wearing a full face helmet. The owners are kinda nervous about it.
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 538,739
Posted By SxyRdr
Yeah, let us know about the throttle now. I...

Yeah, let us know about the throttle now. I swear I was getting so frustrated thinking I was just struggling with riding it smoothly at low speeds. I have got to set aside some time to run to the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 418,891
Posted By SxyRdr
Oh I get the trying to be nice thing... just...

Oh I get the trying to be nice thing... just people seem to do it at stupid times like the one you're describing. Of course there is the flip side to that where people try to force you to be nice to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 418,891
Posted By SxyRdr
That's what I assumed it to mean. I...

That's what I assumed it to mean.




I would never flash my headlight at an oncoming vehicle waiting to cross my path. Around here, they'd take that to mean "Go ahead and pull out!" :eek1
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 418,891
Posted By SxyRdr
I saw a group of squids a couple of weeks ago on...

I saw a group of squids a couple of weeks ago on PW Parkway blocking traffic (I was SB, they were NB). The 2 in the back of the pack kept turning around and looking at the cages behind them while a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-26-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 6,075
Views: 292,491
Posted By SxyRdr
Morton's BMW allows test rides. I see they have...

Morton's BMW allows test rides. I see they have an 09 1200 GSA on their used list. So if no one else has one they'll let you try, you at least know that there's one at Morton's.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-25-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6,075
Views: 292,491
Posted By SxyRdr
Liar. :rofl For tonight's Steal the Glass...

Liar. :rofl

For tonight's Steal the Glass (Stu's looking for a non-drinking date since he wants 2 glasses):
SimTra Pale - American Pale Ale
Groddammit - smoked wheat ale
Typhon IPA
Simcoe...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-24-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 6,075
Views: 292,491
Posted By SxyRdr
And don't forget the Fall Festival hosted by...

And don't forget the Fall Festival hosted by BadWolf on Oct 5th. $5 pints and choices from:
BadWolf
Heritage
Old Bust Head
Adventure Brewing (Stafford)
Forge Brew Works (Lorton)
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-24-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 6,075
Views: 292,491
Posted By SxyRdr
Heritage is releasing Bacon Stout on Sunday. ...

Heritage is releasing Bacon Stout on Sunday.

I think we may be going to Heritage Sun afternoon. :rofl

https://www.facebook.com/events/716958131708676/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-24-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 418,891
Posted By SxyRdr
There used to be one that was seen quite often...

There used to be one that was seen quite often around here in the Northern VA area. It was quite sad indeed. :cry
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-24-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,355
Posted By SxyRdr
Yep... Can confirm this is true. Friend of mine...

Yep... Can confirm this is true. Friend of mine is trying to figure out what to do with his life now since he's unemployed. He may use this as his excuse to leave NoVA behind.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-23-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6,075
Views: 292,491
Posted By SxyRdr
Oh geez... Just saw the Heritage is doing...

Oh geez...

Just saw the Heritage is doing "Open Mic Comedy Night" on Sat @ 8PM.

https://www.facebook.com/events/317684965078331


I'll be drunk in Front Royal that night so if Stu gets up...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-23-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6,075
Views: 292,491
Posted By SxyRdr
I think Todd's in that group on FB. I think...

I think Todd's in that group on FB.

I think that's the group where a bunch of people jumped on Heritage about charging $7 for a half pint of beer... or as we affectionately call it... the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-23-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6,075
Views: 292,491
Posted By SxyRdr
Heritage is across the street from BW. Go north...

Heritage is across the street from BW. Go north past BW, make a right at the light and the right into the industrial park. They're back in the corner.

BW is doing a Pumpkin but it's not coming...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-23-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,606
Posted By SxyRdr
06 KLR with less than 3k miles on it??? ...

06 KLR with less than 3k miles on it???

http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/mcy/4680304601.html
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-23-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9,474
Views: 1,909,407
Posted By SxyRdr
I got this in the work kitchen the other day...

I got this in the work kitchen the other day regarding my FZ-09.

"I was out checking out your bike... is that a street legal dirt bike?" :huh
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-23-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6,075
Views: 292,491
Posted By SxyRdr
We're usually all there by 5. Yes. I...

We're usually all there by 5.



Yes. I think he got tired if his NJ buyer giving him the run around on funds. One of my Apex coworkers is checking on his funds this week.
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-23-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6,075
Views: 292,491
Posted By SxyRdr
IDK if we're going to both, but definitely will...

IDK if we're going to both, but definitely will be there Wed as that's our agreed upon mid-week relaxation night with a few of the friends. Plus 36+ oz of good beer for $10.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-22-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6,075
Views: 292,491
Posted By SxyRdr
Yep, $10 flight night... but Thurs is steal the...

Yep, $10 flight night...
but Thurs is steal the glass night...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-22-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 6,075
Views: 292,491
Posted By SxyRdr
As the mom of a child who races a KTM and being...

As the mom of a child who races a KTM and being that the company I work for is sponsored by the local dealers.... all I can say is:

We purchased his most recent KTM from Ridersville in Berkley...
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