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Old 09-13-2012, 06:58 PM   #5416
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I've seen many times here in WV where a snowmobile is about the only way you are going to get around.
Inches of snow on main highways, 3 feet of snowfall in a weekend.

Times like that. But usually not enough for me to buy a new one, they do go for cheap on Craigslist tho
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Old 09-13-2012, 08:51 PM   #5417
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I live in Texas and have traveled all over the country and have yet to see a snowmobile in person outside of TV or pictures. I'm starting to think they are mythical like unicorns or Pegasus
Same here. I've seen hovercraft in yards and all manner of odd vehicles, but no snowmobile. Maybe once up in Wisconsin.
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Old 09-14-2012, 03:11 AM   #5418
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I've seen many times here in WV where a snowmobile is about the only way you are going to get around.
The Russians found a better solution than a snow mobile. They call it a Ural.

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Old 09-14-2012, 03:31 AM   #5419
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We have introduced foxes throughout Melbourne; they particularly like railway lines as ways to get about. The only wild skunk I have ever seen was in a parking lot near the corner of Yonge and Eglinton, near the centre of Toronto:


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And then there's the guy urinating in the alley across from the parking lot entrance.

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Old 09-14-2012, 11:11 AM   #5420
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And then there's the guy urinating in the alley across from the parking lot entrance.




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Old 09-14-2012, 01:29 PM   #5421
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It's been all "Nice Bike!" today. None of them used lights and siren to tell me, either.
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Old 09-14-2012, 04:25 PM   #5422
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I need to rebuild the carbs again and install a new exhaust it's rusted through.
You're a day too late- I just packed the original carbs into my POD. You could have had them cheap! My GS has a set of 29mm Smoothbores on it and a black chrome 4-2-1 exhaust. Forgot who made it- Mac maybe? A set of tricked-out 1085 Weiscos are about to be dropped into it.
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Old 09-14-2012, 07:19 PM   #5423
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Old 09-22-2012, 07:41 PM   #5424
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the old days...
"your lights are on".

Nowadays...
"I stopped you because you don't have your headlight on".
AND...
"why wouldn't you want to turn them on?"
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Old 09-22-2012, 11:03 PM   #5425
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Pop a wheelie.

My headlight went out in Tioga Pass last month. I used my bright to get to a station and began swapping the bulbs as they are the same, but in a different position.
While my hands are occupied inside the ferring, trying to unplug and plug in the bulb, some drunk 20 something year olds started in on me. Can you ride a wheelie? I tried ti ignore it as they sounded drunk and assanine. Come on man do a wheelie!
I replied "No thanks, im working on something here".
They kept on with, Come on Pussy do a wheelie! I kept working on the light and tried to ignore them. It was getting frustrating as they kept on saying. Ride a wheelie, ride a wheelie. It was 1 am on a Saturday in Oakdale, Ca. and cops where everywhere and I was about 800 miles into a long ride. I was tired and cranky.
The last thing I heard was, come on man my friend can do wheelies! If you ride a wheelie my girlfriend will suck your di##. I heard a girl calling him a jerk and they sped off.

I think thats the most common request I get. Someone at the side of the road motioning a wheelie or yelling it out. I really enjoy the community around motorcycles and like to talk to folks about pretty much anything when im out on my bike. However there are a few idiots out there who are simply idiots.
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Old 09-22-2012, 11:28 PM   #5426
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Just a point of information, I used to live in a small city. We had deer living in the 12' tall hedge which lined our yard. While the hedge was only, perhaps, 2 yds wide, they managed to hide themselves well in it. This was winter only. By spring they'd be gone. I could sometimes see them poke out of the hedge to feed but as soon as they'd spot me, they'd retreat back into the hedge disappearing.

How they managed to migrate through town to find appropriate hedges w/o being seen remains, to me at least, a great mystery.
I had a deer run out in front of me on MLK and Pine in the middle of Seattle. I always thought that deer would be the last thing to worry about while riding in the city.
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Old 09-24-2012, 06:50 AM   #5427
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Inches of snow on main highways, 3 feet of snowfall in a weekend.
INCHES?!?! on the HIGHWAY?!?!


Oh the humanity....
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Old 09-24-2012, 07:19 AM   #5428
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I had a deer run out in front of me on MLK and Pine in the middle of Seattle. I always thought that deer would be the last thing to worry about while riding in the city.
Odd you should mention it, but Sunday AM we saw two huge buck deer grazing in a garden in the middle of the city of Durango, CO. The property owner shoos them away with a BB gun. She said they are an almost daily nuisance.
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Old 09-24-2012, 07:24 AM   #5429
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them - "Nice Harley!"

me - "it's not a Harley"

them - "I had a Harley once. It was crap."

me - "oh"

them - "what is that - like a 10 gallon tank?"

me - "a little more than 5"

them - "wow, it's BIG!"

me - "have a nice day"
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Old 09-24-2012, 07:24 AM   #5430
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INCHES?!?! on the HIGHWAY?!?!


Oh the humanity....
I don't live in the frozen north.
When it gets like that in WV, they park the plows and everyone stays home.

Otherwise I'd have a snowmobile or a dog team.
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