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Old 11-19-2009, 11:38 AM   #4171
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Old 11-19-2009, 11:54 AM   #4172
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Thats Great!!!!!!! 76 below what??
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Old 11-19-2009, 12:48 PM   #4173
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40,000 mile, 248 day, 5 continent, Edelweiss bike tour!

Hey, I need $101,200 to sign up for this awesome tour! Please send donations my way! Sounds fun!


http://www.edelweissbike.com/4DACTIO...bDetailPage=02
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Old 11-19-2009, 04:13 PM   #4174
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Hey, I need $101,200 to sign up for this awesome tour! Please send donations my way! Sounds fun!


http://www.edelweissbike.com/4DACTIO...bDetailPage=02
After reading the itenarary it looks like you will need at least $150,000.00 if you go by yourself. $200,000.00 if you take the wife.
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Old 11-19-2009, 07:11 PM   #4175
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You'd asked me awhile back how I mounted my GPS on the Connie.......
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Thanks for the pics Guy, but I have already drilled the dash and installed my RAM mount front and center there..
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Old 11-20-2009, 03:11 AM   #4176
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Thanks for the pics Guy, but I have already drilled the dash and installed my RAM mount front and center there..
Figured you'd had, but thought I'd send them along anyway.

I also picked up one of their short ball mount stalks that has 10mm dia., 1.25mm pitch stud on the end for screwing into one of the unused mirror mounts on the reservoir bodies. Issue I see with it is there are no "flats" to gain purchase with a wrench for tightening it up. You have to use something like a pair of Vise Grips or pliers on the short, aluminum stalk and you're bound to booger it up doing so. May grind some flats on it myself should I ever decide to use it.
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Old 11-21-2009, 08:58 PM   #4177
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Geek Alert, Look away before you are inundated...You have been warned..

Just got the new STAR TREK flick on Blu-Ray, and despite already seeing it in the theater, it's freaking AWESOME!!

Yes the movie is great, but I'm talking about the deal! Blu-Ray High Def, 3 -discs, with a digital copy included to play on your desktop, laptop, and works with iTunes so I got it loaded to both my iPod and iPhone, all for $20 at Wal-Mart. Almost bought it at Barnes and Noble Fri. night for $40, glad I checked..


This concludes the Geek Alert. Starfleet out...
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Old 11-22-2009, 02:29 AM   #4178
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Sunday Ride Anyone?

The weather looks to be good today.
Anyone interested in riding today?
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Old 11-22-2009, 05:23 AM   #4179
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I'll be wrenching in the valley and may go for an afternoon spin on my strom
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Old 11-22-2009, 05:31 AM   #4180
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Figured you'd had, but thought I'd send them along anyway.

I also picked up one of their short ball mount stalks that has 10mm dia., 1.25mm pitch stud on the end for screwing into one of the unused mirror mounts on the reservoir bodies. Issue I see with it is there are no "flats" to gain purchase with a wrench for tightening it up. You have to use something like a pair of Vise Grips or pliers on the short, aluminum stalk and you're bound to booger it up doing so. May grind some flats on it myself should I ever decide to use it.
I can take a pic of what that looks like if you're interested

PO of the FJR had the same idea (screwing it up that is (not Moymurph, the guy before him)).
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Old 11-22-2009, 05:45 AM   #4181
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Old 11-22-2009, 05:51 AM   #4182
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I can take a pic of what that looks like if you're interested
Appreciate that Roger, but I'm sure I have plenty of (self-inflicted) examples of that around here.
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Old 11-22-2009, 06:47 AM   #4183
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Besides, I'm thinking it also cuts down on his need to post "No Trespassing/ No Hunting" signs on his land. After seeing that, I sure wouldn't trespass!

MOB, if you are serious and want to go offer your trapping services to him, I'd bet you he'd give you the pelts for your efforts. I can get you his address so you can go by and talk to him. Really. He might appreciate the help.

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Yoti's are pretty smart crittters as quadrapeds go, and thus the parody of "Wiley", they are extremely difficult to trap, actually almost impossible when in an area with a human population and a stable "farm feed food source".

I would be interested though to contact him and offer up a little "sniper service", I bet Jimmie Miller (you must have met him on the Brrrrr ride) would join me, we both like to "reach out and touch stufff" with our toys.

shoot me a note, as long as he is in Va., I don't want to buy a W. Va. license to pop them, and even though they are open season 24/7/365, you still need a license.....
I've got some interesting photo's of wolves we harvested in Alberta years ago, they had great fur. It just disturbed me to see a photo of the animals hanging and rotting. It's clear you don't hunt, but that's ok, some of us do, and we all find it getting increasingly difficult to find suitable places because of the folks fighting the harvest of animals, pictures like that just feed thier fight, and give them ammo for an already overwhelming movement banning us from what we have done for centuries.

Drop me a note, I have vacation time coming this next month, I'll give him a call. If he had 3 hanging there, he has 30 more running around, I could likely call in 20 in a weekend. That alone would make a weeks wages.
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Old 11-22-2009, 07:39 AM   #4184
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I would be interested though to contact him and offer up a little "sniper service", I bet Jimmie Miller (you must have met him on the Brrrrr ride) would join me, we both like to "reach out and touch stufff" with our toys.
The next time I'm out that way, I'll stop by his farm and ask. I'm fairly sure he is in virginia, although by the location of the farm, it could staddle both states.

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It's clear you don't hunt, but that's ok, some of us do, and we all find it getting increasingly difficult to find suitable places because of the folks fighting the harvest of animals, pictures like that just feed thier fight, and give them ammo for an already overwhelming movement banning us from what we have done for centuries.
Not true. I do hunt. I own weapons, both long barrel and short. I have nothing against responsible gun ownership, but that is not for this forum.

However, being a "hunter" does not bestow any more or less moral authority than anyone else who doesn't. I personally don't care what he does with predators legally taken on his own land and I think he made a great point about the invasion of non-native species and the impact they have on the environment.

The next time I'm riding over that way, I'll stop and ask if he desires free help in coyote harvesting. Don't be disappointed if he says no. Folks out that way are pretty private and usually don't like others on their property. I know I've turned down dozens of requests to hunt on ours. Look what happened in Charles CIty County yesterday. Teresa and I were riding our bikes along Rt 5 at that time when all the emergency vehicles went by. Hunters were out in hordes yesterday.

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Old 11-22-2009, 03:41 PM   #4185
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"Mass of Nothin"/Massanuten

I heard this phrase from Rich a while ago. And since I've always enjoyed plays on words, I thought the rest of you would enjoy one of MOB's verbose sayings!

There is a surprisingly beautiful hike around the rim of this unusual mountain. Hburgninja first introduced Lisa and I to the trail. It is a real visual landmark if you are from Harrisonburg or went to JMU. It is a geological anomaly. No one is sure how it was created. From the rim looking down into the ski resort you feel you are peering into an extinct volcano cone. From the same rim you can look out to the Shenandoah Valley. Truly spectacular!

We met Hburg at his self storage unit that serves as a garage for his collection of motorcycles. He looked fully recovered from his recent "get off".
And his motorcycle of choice is the "V -strom"!
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