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Old 04-24-2012, 10:06 PM   #17521
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I rode down to Winslow, AZ on Friday/Saturday morning, stealth camping on the way down. Did my train show thing, headed back up this way Sunday afternoon, stealth camping between Page and Kanab Sunday night. Good ride up and down US-89. Sorry, no "adventure" riding except for a smidge of dirt Sunday on the stealth camp.

Truck will be paid off next month, then I'll start accumulating $$ for a DS or Tiger 800XC.
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Old 04-25-2012, 01:55 PM   #17522
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Truck will be paid off next month. . .
Good for you. I hated being in debt. Live it up.

As a Motorrad fan, I would prefer you to look at BMW, but I really don't care what you ride as long as it's ADV worthy.
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Old 04-25-2012, 02:18 PM   #17523
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Good for you. I hated being in debt. Live it up.

As a Motorrad fan, I would prefer you to look at BMW, but I really don't care what you ride as long as it's ADV worthy.
Not another sauerkraut shitter. Really?







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Old 04-25-2012, 04:17 PM   #17524
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Okay, if you have a moment read the review/comments on this product.
You gotta love British humor.

http://api.viglink.com/api/click?for...13353956834021
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Old 04-25-2012, 06:28 PM   #17525
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I did my first little trip on the concourse over to grand junction and have to say I'm pretty impressed. The bike is over 20 years old and still rocks. I averaged over 90mph with a top speed of 124. The only complaint I have is the fuel mileage very good, I had to slow down because I was on E, but 30 MPG at those speeds isn't horrible and being a ktm rider I'm pretty used to bad MPG.

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Old 04-25-2012, 08:05 PM   #17526
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Okay, if you have a moment read the review/comments on this product.
You gotta love British humor.

http://api.viglink.com/api/click?for...13353956834021

Really? Really?
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:22 PM   #17527
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a little bad news...

I hate to be the one to break it to everyone, but there's bad news on Ryman street...



With all of the time we've shared and mileage endured, sometimes the deities frown and cast the shadows of pain and suffering upon us. I think of the Book of Job in the old testament... this dude Job (pronounced Jobe) was a faithful dude and so god and satan killed his family and gave him diseases etc to see if he'd loose faith. how fun... read it sometime. I digress... It's hard for me to break the news without trying to make sense of it and inflict you all with my feeble attempts to comprehend the purpose in the universe. so, interpret it how you will, and make sense of it if you can, but: Ryman has been banned from ADV Rider! *gasp* Apparently, his comment about getting together w/ another inmate to kick Walrus in the bean-bag don't fly w/ the mods, the gods or satan. Ryman loves the Walrus and laughed his arse out of Whitney Pocket over W's stories. He was being sarcastic about the threat of aggression against anyone's sack of taters. Under such dismay, I will not post until i've done an epic ride. an ADV boycott. No condolence pm's please. I'll be riding big w/ Ryman soon, so call me if you're interested. Riding just went beyond talking about it on the interweb for me. I'm sorry. I'm just upset...
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:23 PM   #17528
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Really? Really?
Not the product, the reviews silly. Where have you been?
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:30 PM   #17529
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I hate to be the one to break it to everyone, but there's bad news on Ryman street...



With all of the time we've shared and mileage endured, sometimes the deities frown and cast the shadows of pain and suffering upon us. I think of the Book of Job in the old testament... this dude Job (pronounced Jobe) was a faithful dude and so god and satan killed his family and gave him diseases etc to see if he'd loose faith. how fun... read it sometime. I digress... It's hard for me to break the news without trying to make sense of it and inflict you all with my feeble attempts to comprehend the purpose in the universe. so, interpret it how you will, and make sense of it if you can, but: Ryman has been banned from ADV Rider! *gasp* Apparently, his comment about getting together w/ another inmate to kick Walrus in the bean-bag don't fly w/ the mods, the gods or satan. Ryman loves the Walrus and laughed his arse out of Whitney Pocket over W's stories. He was being sarcastic about the threat of aggression against anyone's sack of taters. Under such dismay, I will not post until i've done an epic ride. an ADV boycott. No condolence pm's please. I'll be riding big w/ Ryman soon, so call me if you're interested. Riding just went beyond talking about it on the interweb for me. I'm sorry. I'm just upset...


You would think if the mods follow this thread at all they couldn't possibly take those comments
with any type of seriousness. Then again it does give Ryman a couple weeks to actually get some
work done.

Hey Ryman if you're lurking out there....XOXOXO.
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:33 PM   #17530
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I did my first little trip on the concourse over to grand junction and have to say I'm pretty impressed. The bike is over 20 years old and still rocks. I averaged over 90mph with a top speed of 124. The only complaint I have is the fuel mileage very good, I had to slow down because I was on E, but 30 MPG at those speeds isn't horrible and being a ktm rider I'm pretty used to bad MPG.

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Street stuff can be really addicting. It also can cost you a license very quickly.

Those are also know to be a little vibey. Again as a KTM owner you probably
thought you were on a Goldwing.
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:43 PM   #17531
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I hate to be the one to break it to everyone, but there's bad news on Ryman street...



With all of the time we've shared and mileage endured, sometimes the deities frown and cast the shadows of pain and suffering upon us. I think of the Book of Job in the old testament... this dude Job (pronounced Jobe) was a faithful dude and so god and satan killed his family and gave him diseases etc to see if he'd loose faith. how fun... read it sometime. I digress... It's hard for me to break the news without trying to make sense of it and inflict you all with my feeble attempts to comprehend the purpose in the universe. so, interpret it how you will, and make sense of it if you can, but: Ryman has been banned from ADV Rider! *gasp* Apparently, his comment about getting together w/ another inmate to kick Walrus in the bean-bag don't fly w/ the mods, the gods or satan. Ryman loves the Walrus and laughed his arse out of Whitney Pocket over W's stories. He was being sarcastic about the threat of aggression against anyone's sack of taters. Under such dismay, I will not post until i've done an epic ride. an ADV boycott. No condolence pm's please. I'll be riding big w/ Ryman soon, so call me if you're interested. Riding just went beyond talking about it on the interweb for me. I'm sorry. I'm just upset...
I just got back from a week's vacation (from adv), but my infraction was for some stuff I posted in a flea market ad. Oh well.
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:48 PM   #17532
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I just got back from a week's vacation (from adv), but my infraction was for some stuff I posted in a flea market ad. Oh well.
Inmate nut kicking machine?
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Old 04-25-2012, 10:16 PM   #17533
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Inmate nut kicking machine?
I wish. That'd be easier to explain.

I bitched about some guy charging PayPal fees on a $60 item.

Can you imagine? Me bitching? Easier to believe the $1.80 the seller was asking on top of his asking price.
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Old 04-25-2012, 10:30 PM   #17534
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Not another sauerkraut shitter. Really?







Ha. Nice.

Of the 7 bikes I've owned, only 4 have been BMWs...
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Old 04-26-2012, 05:52 AM   #17535
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Ha. Nice.

Of the 7 bikes I've owned, only 4 have been BMWs...
One rider and 3 for parts?
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