Richmond Va chatter

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by mikeinrichmond, Dec 19, 2008.

  1. toddzacker

    toddzacker Just the Shame

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    Dan-
    It is serious with the rabies, but they only do 10-14 days anymore. I had one of my cats reported after a month long killing spree..2 possums, a wood chuck, numerous squirrel and other rodents, rabbits, & 3 Copperheads...Best Cat ever!!! We call him the Honey Badger, cause he doesn't give a shit. The goldens would just roll in the dead carcasses. But I had a neighbor report him and animal control had us quarantine him for 10-14 days can't remember.

    Good luck...and give them a couple extra treats for that one.
  2. burtonrider3889

    burtonrider3889 Been here awhile

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    That is AWESOME! :lol3 Great to know there are some officers like this out here (and Jinksy *waves*). I know I personally have never run into one that gave me a break on things like this, but it's nice to know some are understanding of peoples situations and not just out to write as many citations as possible.
  3. Guy Young

    Guy Young Long timer

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    Safe trip Jeff!! :deal

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  4. Dirtmonkey8

    Dirtmonkey8 VA is for Riders

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    I believe the 6 month quarantine was because they tested the animal and knew 100% it had rabies. Now that I think of it, our dog did not kill it, my dad did. We did not know if our dog bit it or not while barking at it, etc in the yard, hence the long wait. I am pretty sure you can call animal control and they will pick it up and test its brains. Still the only way to test for rabies as far as I know. That's why they quarantine. Otherwise they have to kill your pet to find out.
  5. Dirtmonkey8

    Dirtmonkey8 VA is for Riders

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    I am still amazed that Jeff rode more in a year than I have in my entire life. I want to read up on his travels when I have time. I read the part about him transitioning to guide on the silk road yesterday... Sometimes I test a "book" against my attention span by peeking into the middle.
  6. jgiacobbe

    jgiacobbe Long timer

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    That trooper is a decent fellow and will do fair and right by anyone. I wondered how long it would take for one of us to run into him while on the job. As a courtesy to him and others, we try not to describe any illegal activities where he will read it. On the other hand I happen to know he is just as crazy as the rest of us and if you've done something stupid or crazy on a bike he probably has too.:clap

    Chris, we need to schedule a RTE some time soon when you can meet up with us.It's been a while.
  7. ddlewis

    ddlewis Long timer

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    Thanks guys. I already called my vet this morning to verify rabies shots and they are both up to date. Vet not concerned, said I could bring them in for a booster so I'm going to do that later. No marks on dog, she must have caught it on the run without a fight. It was 10:30p when it happened. Normal racoon activity time. Not like it was walking around in broad daylight acting funny.

    Honey badger, lmao. That would be a good name for this dog, she doesn't give a shit either. Two dogs, a young male lab, fetching machine but just a big doofus otherwise and 6 yr old female terrier mix, possibly part badger, 37 lbs of gristle. Hyper friendly lovey lap dog, even good with the cat, but she is 100% fearless about diving in holes and catching critters.
  8. btblueskies

    btblueskies BTBlueSkies

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    Awesome.... too funny.
  9. AB13

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    If you have a collar on your dogs you should check this out could save there life one day. Keep Safe Break-Away Collar we lost a dog to a strangulation accident not something you ever want to see happen again.
  10. Michhub

    Michhub Major Medical

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    "King of serious off-road,[FONT=inherit !important] [/FONT]has BMW's mighty GS firmly in it's sights with the new 1190 Adventure.
    The Austrian manufacturer has played to its strengths, focusing on ergonomics, agility, light weight and
    performance using a V-twin from the RC8R superbike.
    It's a big step forward from the go-anywhere KTM 990, but can it win a bigger slice of the huge on and
    off-road adventure market?"

    <iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/TgpuwjMm2M0?rel=0" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="360" width="640"></iframe>

    Uh oh, I better not Demo ride one of these....:evil
  11. Eddy Alvarez

    Eddy Alvarez Always dreaming of the next big ride!

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    Well, if it doesn't take an ENTIRE weekend to do a basic service and four hours to get to the air filter after disassembling half of the bike, no self respecting KTM owner will want one! :lol2
  12. jgiacobbe

    jgiacobbe Long timer

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    Why does it look like there is a chance the rider could reach the ground from that seat? Do the 1190s have a lower seat height or is the rider in the pic just tall like you?
  13. Michhub

    Michhub Major Medical

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    The stock seats all have a pretty decent cutout so normal people have a chance of tiptoe touch down...thats the first thing a 'fixed'.....

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  14. toddzacker

    toddzacker Just the Shame

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    They are still comparing it to the "Gold Standard", the BMW GS!!!
  15. kwn306

    kwn306 Been here awhile

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    Don't ever attempt to get at the engine side of the ground cable on a 2011 GSA, it will make you turn into an alcoholic. You need a BMW special tool to remove and reinstall the clamps from the air box.

    It is cheaper to purchase 2 very high quality positive and negative cables and reroute them and run them in parallel to the existing ones. Then the GSA will happily start on a 19 degree morning.

    Don't ask me how I know................................................:huh

    Morton's wanted me to wait until I brought the bike in for a 24K service which was 4K away. This is the 2nd time I've complained about the no starting issue, the 1st time they claimed it was too many ring terminals under the positive screw on the battery...........there was only two and they installed them both :eek1
  16. pplassm

    pplassm Brace for collision!

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    You guys and your German speaking motorcycles. Good thing I'm half Japanese.
  17. Eddy Alvarez

    Eddy Alvarez Always dreaming of the next big ride!

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    KTM's are from Austria! It's been said that Austrians are the "perfect" Germans! I never met a KTM I didn't like!
  18. higworld

    higworld Bring Me Meat!

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    Oh great, now I'm picturing the conversation going on in my garage right now ...

    GS: Jeder weiß, dass die deutschen Motorräder obersten regieren.

    C5: &#2361;&#2366;&#2305;, &#2361;&#2350;&#2366;&#2352;&#2375; &#2346;&#2352;&#2350;&#2375;&#2358;&#2381;&#2357;&#2352; &#2350;&#2361;&#2366;&#2344; &#2361;&#2376;&#2306;

    GS: Was sprichst du? Irgendeine Art von minderwertiger Dialekt?

    C5: &#2346;&#2366;&#2306;&#2330; &#2309;&#2352;&#2348; &#2310;&#2340;&#2381;&#2350;&#2366;&#2323;&#2306; Enfields &#2360;&#2357;&#2366;&#2352;&#2368;!

    GS: Das verstehe ich nicht!
  19. jgiacobbe

    jgiacobbe Long timer

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    Don't worry, it will make sense after you buy the Connie.
  20. Guy Young

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    That's where Hitler was born, and that didn't work out too well. :huh

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