just puttin' around in WNC

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Cuttle, May 28, 2011.

  1. Ridge

    Ridge Mischevious Disruptor

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    I mean... I' didn't outright say it, but If the stepstool fits... :augie:hide
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  2. Cuttle

    Cuttle all ya'll can kiss my grits

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    I think I can strap the ladder across the back....

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    and for the record, it came with the droopy eye
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  3. Laconic

    Laconic Cognitively Privileged

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    Motorcycle seats make excellent scratching posts.
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  4. Cuttle

    Cuttle all ya'll can kiss my grits

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    I hate to pretend that all is "rosy". This thread is technically just an accumulation of my riding pics and I try to keep it happy. Try too. I hate to pretend.

    We lost Ann in a freak motorcycle accident, a wonderful beautiful women, smart, wise, ... It hit me hard, too many important people in my life are gone. I was debating if I should ride, if I can be safe.


    But I know Ann would not want us to stop riding, doing what we love and spending time with the people we love.


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    you will be missed :cry - we love you.
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  5. Cuttle

    Cuttle all ya'll can kiss my grits

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    I did go for the ride. The first real ride (besides the hack or dirt bike) since last October on the way back form Ribfest. I had no idea about how much I was missing the helmet time. It was like a 200 mile mediation.

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    A little bit of my past riding along. But it's the past...

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    all the road pics are handheld drive-by shots (aka a lot of trash)... that one wasn't planned eihter

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  6. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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    You can be safe, but it's still a motorcycle and you're only protected by your gear.
    This thing we share that brings us so much joy, sometimes extracts a very high price.

    My take on it is, we are all born with an expiration date. That is going to arrive if we are hanging off the side of a mountain or hiding on a couch in the basement.

    I'm going for a ride today, it's really the only thing that brings me joy anymore. That and spending time with my imaginary internet friends that I don't see often enough.
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  7. _anatic

    _anatic Plated

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    Just been sitting here staring at that picture thinking about Ann.
    Such a wonderful sweet person. We're all going to miss you so much.
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  8. Cuttle

    Cuttle all ya'll can kiss my grits

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    finished up the ride with checking in on Chris aka @Grizzlyman .

    Thank you guys for being there for me....

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  9. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem

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    2 wheels move the soul :raabia
  10. norton73

    norton73 drinkin'

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    A some solo time, some time visiting friends, a good way to spend a day.
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  11. Grizzlyman

    Grizzlyman Been here awhile

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    So glad you got a full day on the bike. Sure wish I could have tagged along with you. Thank you for stopping in after your ride.
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  12. HalcyonDaze

    HalcyonDaze The Great Unwashed Mass

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    What's on your front porch, near the steps?
  13. Cuttle

    Cuttle all ya'll can kiss my grits

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    the gargoyle?

    it's pretty beat up...
  14. HalcyonDaze

    HalcyonDaze The Great Unwashed Mass

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    Look again.
  15. bluestar

    bluestar the rain maker

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    Have you been abusing your gargoyle?
  16. Cuttle

    Cuttle all ya'll can kiss my grits

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    the gargoyle had a rough year

    a log. :confused
  17. bluestar

    bluestar the rain maker

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  18. Cuttle

    Cuttle all ya'll can kiss my grits

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  19. HalcyonDaze

    HalcyonDaze The Great Unwashed Mass

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    And a message written with arranged sticks, which either a dog or a breeze probably wiped out. There was another log at the back door, Porter promised me that he wouldn't let you trip over it in the dark when you got home.

    I hope today is a little brighter.
  20. Cuttle

    Cuttle all ya'll can kiss my grits

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    :raabia I was wondering about that lot that tripped me last night (jk)

    I asked the dogs what the message said, but they just said "woof" - don't know if it's what you wrote, of if it's a lack of communication skills...


    The day is brighter, but I'm worried about other people. But at least Shane is on his way.