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Old 09-13-2011, 10:19 AM   #39736
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paw paw total geek out.

http://www.ohiopawpawfest.com/index.html

Saturday looks like a great day to ride. I am going to head down to the paw paw fest in Albany OH Saturday AM. All street, mostly 71/33. Might do backroads on the way back.

I want to sit through the lectures & discussions about this curious fruit, as I am planning on putting a few of them in at my place.......like I said geek out.

Anyone want to tag along? I promise you'll be bored out of your mind.

Big plus:

If you have tools & know how to repair my bike if needed.
Are a police officer and can get us out of tickets.
Are wealthy and will buy my lunch/gas.
If you have nice breasts and questionable morals.
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Old 09-13-2011, 10:41 AM   #39737
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Big plus:

If you have tools & know how to repair my bike if needed.
Are a police officer and can get us out of tickets.
Are wealthy and will buy my lunch/gas.
If you have nice breasts and questionable morals.


I have great breasts and pretty much no morals!!

Sadly, I cannot go the pawpaw fest I'm headed to an equally strange festival this weekend....the Mothman festival in Point Pleasant, WV where I hope to sight freakish and scary creatures (I'm speaking of course of native West Virginians). Sue me, my kiddo watches Monster Quest and has planned this adventure.
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Old 09-13-2011, 10:46 AM   #39738
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Man.....I would be all over the Mothman fest!

That is a cool & creepy dude.

Next year I am putting it on my calendar for sure.


There is something going on around here every weekend! Where I lived the last decade if it wasn't blues or BBQ there was no reason to go.
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Old 09-13-2011, 11:10 AM   #39739
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Bystanders lift car, pull biker to safety:

http://news.yahoo.com/utah-bystander...145544861.html

Watch the video at the bottom (38 seconds long). Awesome job!
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Old 09-13-2011, 12:27 PM   #39740
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Bystanders lift car, pull biker to safety:

http://news.yahoo.com/utah-bystander...145544861.html

Watch the video at the bottom (38 seconds long). Awesome job!

Very cool.
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Old 09-13-2011, 01:38 PM   #39741
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Bystanders lift car, pull biker to safety:

http://news.yahoo.com/utah-bystander...145544861.html

Watch the video at the bottom (38 seconds long). Awesome job!
Awesome for everyone but the chubby dude in the suit. Way to pitch in, porkchop. "Well, I documented the effort with my eyeballs while holding my mouth agape."

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Old 09-13-2011, 01:57 PM   #39742
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Bystanders lift car, pull biker to safety:

http://news.yahoo.com/utah-bystander...145544861.html

Watch the video at the bottom (38 seconds long). Awesome job!
Motorcyclist trapped under burning car says bystanders who lifted vehicle saved his life
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — A Utah motorcyclist who was pinned under a burning car after a collision expressed his gratitude Tuesday for the help of strangers who lifted the vehicle to rescue him.

“I’m just very thankful for everyone that helped me out,” Brandon Wright told The Associated Press by telephone from his hospital bed. “They saved my life.”

Authorities said Wright was riding his motorcycle Monday on U.S. 89 near the Utah State University campus in Logan when the 21-year-old collided with a black BMW that was pulling out of a parking lot.

Tire and skid marks on the highway indicate that Wright laid the bike down and slid along the road before colliding with the car, Assistant Police Chief Jeff Curtis said.

The bike hit the car’s hood and bounced to the ground, while Wright slid under the car and then both vehicles burst into flames, Curtis said. Wright was trapped beneath the burning car.
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It looks like he wasn't wearing any gear when they pulled him out from under the car.

http://youtu.be/PUxPWx4YW20
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Old 09-13-2011, 03:07 PM   #39743
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Hey, if your choice is laying it down and sliding under a flaming 5,000lb car or possibly locking the brakes up, I think we all know what the smart move is.
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Old 09-13-2011, 03:39 PM   #39744
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TTH Advanced ride canceled due to only one person signing up.

So to try and get a better group :
This Sunday I'll host a beginners Dual Sport Ride around McArthur and Tar Hollow State Park area. This will be open to all levels of rider and will be gravel roads, single track, dirt road and obviously a mud hole or two. Recommended bikes will have minimum of 50-50 tires, enough ground clearance to ride over a street curb (so a Tenere or V-strom is not advised) and not weigh more than you'd wanna pick up without help (help will be available).

Please post up if you intend to come. We'll meet up at 10:30 at the gas station in Laurelville at the intersection of rt180 and rt 56, east of Old Mans Cave.
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Old 09-13-2011, 05:59 PM   #39745
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Sadly, I cannot go the pawpaw fest I'm headed to an equally strange festival this weekend....the Mothman festival in Point Pleasant, WV where I hope to sight freakish and scary creatures (I'm speaking of course of native West Virginians). Sue me, my kiddo watches Monster Quest and has planned this adventure.
Are you going as a Swing Set with the Mrs.? I am taking Karen with me since I forced her to miss her Bee Fest in Lithopois last Sat. PM if you want to do ride curvy back roads down there together. Brian
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Old 09-13-2011, 06:00 PM   #39746
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TTH Recommended bikes will have minimum of 50-50 tires, enough ground clearance to ride over a street curb (so a Tenere or V-strom is not advised) and not weigh more than you'd wanna pick up without help (help will be available).
Over a street curb... guess you've been watching this video where he mostly just bumps into them with the back tire....

Ya'll have fun!

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Old 09-13-2011, 06:12 PM   #39747
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Are you going as a Swing Set with the Mrs.? I am taking Karen with me since I forced her to miss her Bee Fest in Lithopois last Sat. PM if you want to do ride curvy back roads down there together. Brian
I'm going down with my daughter, our first "big" trip on the Vee. We're going to do a couple days through WV after the Mothman fest.

I had planned on going 664/93/324/160 down to Henderson/Point Pleasant, I'd be happy to meet up and ride down, but be forewarned I'll be riding a cautious pace with my kiddo on board, so if you wanna make time or ride more spirited, no worries. I will be going through Logan tho, for sure.
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Old 09-13-2011, 06:27 PM   #39748
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Over a street curb... guess you've been watching this video where he mostly just bumps into them with the back tire....

Ya'll have fun!

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Hey, he can come if he wants. Might be fun to watch him offroad.
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Old 09-13-2011, 06:42 PM   #39749
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We're headed to the UP friday morning. Mental will be riding my Adventure, and I will be on the PD
Nobody is welcome to tag along

I'll post pics Monday though
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We're headed to the UP friday morning. Mental will be riding my Adventure, and I will be on the PD
Nobody will be able to keep up

I'll post pics Monday though
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