Turkey Trot DS Ride VI Sept 26, 27, 28

Discussion in 'The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan' started by Vico1, Aug 7, 2014.

  1. Davebert

    Davebert Too damn serious!

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    Must have been *my* brother. I don't know what you are talking about. :evil :hide

    (but I would have probably said the same thing)

    I am glad you liked it, and by the way.... Your Welcome! :D:D:D
  2. SingleTrackJeff

    SingleTrackJeff Lurker and Hangaround

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  3. Vico1

    Vico1 The Maestro

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    Thanks for posting. We were having fun and almost made it to gators.

    At least kaosrider is on the mend.

    And waysheer is home and starting his longer road to recovery.

    Great weather for riding.
  4. Davebert

    Davebert Too damn serious!

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    I have been super busy but wanted to let everybody know I am working a on video from the TT 2014 and it should be done in the next day or two. Karen and I rode with Robbie, Ed, and Dave(from Alabama) and from the house to the trot and back home again we put on 190 miles that day. We were a little sore but had a great time. Robbie is a great ride leader and had gas stashed out in the woods for us, and he never looked at a map or used a gps and we never got lost (well maybe Karen did). Great ride and I recommend anybody that gets a chance to ride with Robbie, do so. Just be sure to pack a lunch. :deal
    Stay tuned,
    DB
  5. Vico1

    Vico1 The Maestro

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    looking forward to seeing it

    Thanks for the effort
  6. Orange Crushed

    Orange Crushed Been here awhile

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    Me too... :lurk:lurk
  7. Davebert

    Davebert Too damn serious!

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    Wow, this video was a lot of work and I may have to make another one for the stuff that didn't fit due to the length of video and some other issues. I wish I would have checked my GoPro for moisture as I think I had a condensation issue inside the case which happens once in a while. I am just waiting on YouTube to finish so I can release it in HD. :deal It is just a ride with our little group with Robbie leading and Ed running sweep.
    DB
  8. Davebert

    Davebert Too damn serious!

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  9. Vico1

    Vico1 The Maestro

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    Great ride video. That's what I was hoping for at the trot. Lots of small groups having a great ride.

    Thanks to Robbie (Mr Blackwater) for being a ride leader.

    Did anyone notice his dismount to the right? Inconceivable.

    According to Ace all is well with owner and we should be back next year. :clap
  10. OrangeGarrett

    OrangeGarrett Ride'n With Rupert

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    Thanks for posting the vid.

    Interesting choice of pictures hanging on the walls of your living room.

    Looks to be the Calm Buddah to the left of TV and the Psycho Whack Job to the right.

    Is that something to do with Fungus Shway or just a Ying Yang Zen type thing?

    I'd be a little uncomfortable play'n hanky panky with the wifey on the couch with those two watch'n.

    At their age, I guess watching is about all they 'can' do........:lol3
  11. Davebert

    Davebert Too damn serious!

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    Just basic chuckleheadery. :D Yeah, getting older sucks but you have to use all the tricks in the book. Never waste a morning wood. :deal
  12. Gimmee

    Gimmee Hoary Haole

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    I remember the time when you woke up stiff it was a good thing!:rofl:eek1:lol3
  13. ineptizoid

    ineptizoid I'm scared hold me

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    Aw hell I'm so old I don't even remember the time...

    Actually I do wake up stiff every single morning, but these days the stiffness is in my joints:gerg

    But hey man, this Certified Old-Timer is just happy to still be above ground:nod
  14. Davebert

    Davebert Too damn serious!

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    Well, at least you don't have Alzheimer's yet.:evil

    What's worse is when you wake up stiff all over and feel like you wrestled a bear the day before, but the day before you didn't do a damned thing! That's scary. Hold me. :D
  15. Davebert

    Davebert Too damn serious!

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    Did you notice Ed's mount from the right? :evil Inconceivable too. :deal
  16. kaosrider

    kaosrider Long timer

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    Well had a doctors appointment today. Had me thinking back....:1drink

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    Our group from Jacksonville had some fun..

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    Then I went and did something stupid. :freaky

    Air lifted to the hospital... broken collar bone, 9 broken ribs a punctured lung (or something..maybe just squished :D) Doctor said it looks good :huh

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    The doctor was not willing to operate, too much wrong with me to risk it was what he said. Even though we have a membership at that "Club"? :lol3

    :deal

    OK so why post up everyone knows :D well this is for next time.

    Yes, the helicopter ride cost $30,000. My insurance, which I thought was a cadillac plan, only allows about $4,000 for air ambulances. The reason is that they limit to what medicare pays. Why should that mean anything? It shouldn't but that is what they do.

    So I have been looking around to find out what else can some one do to avoid this bill. There are air insurance plans out there, one is sold to BMW members and is fairly inexpensive. However it only covers if you are on a trip and it will fly you home if you have been admitted to a hospital. The problem I would have had with that is I needed it to cover the flight before I was admitted to the hosital.

    You can purchase supplemental coverage that will pay X dollars for various hospital bills and such, most folks know these type of policies as AFLAC plans.

    The solution though was on my bill from Med-Trans, the folks that flew me to the hospital. If you are a "member" they will "settle" for whatever your insurance pays and not bill you for more.

    It is not insurance, it is I guess some sort of Blackmail agreement :lol3

    Anyway they are a National group and represent many of the Life flight services around the country. This is the group that services Pensacola and Jacksonville. They do not have the companies in Gainesville or Ocala, but said they would honor those companies should you get lifted by them.

    The annual cost for your household is $65 a year. This seemed very reasonable to not have to worry about getting chased by these guys should you need this service. In our activites and distances to hospitals it seems like a good idea to join them rather than fight them.

    If interested it is www.joinmedtrans.com or call 800-793-0010

    Cheers, look forward to seeing everyone next year.
  17. outridingagain

    outridingagain Been here awhile

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    Looks like a lot of value for $65 a year. Are they making your membership retroactive or are you still on the hook for $26k?
  18. bradluke0

    bradluke0 Been here awhile

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    Thanks Rich , that is good info . I just added " accident " insurance for my employees at a cost of $8.10 each per month per person . It adds to the coverage of our standard medical plan . I will look into the MedTrans plan also . Thanks again for the info and hope all is well.....Brad
  19. Orange Crushed

    Orange Crushed Been here awhile

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    OK so why post up everyone knows :D well this is for next time.

    Yes, the helicopter ride cost $30,000. My insurance, which I thought was a cadillac plan, only allows about $4,000 for air ambulances. The reason is that they limit to what medicare pays. Why should that mean anything? It shouldn't but that is what they do.

    So I have been looking around to find out what else can some one do to avoid this bill. There are air insurance plans out there, one is sold to BMW members and is fairly inexpensive. However it only covers if you are on a trip and it will fly you home if you have been admitted to a hospital. The problem I would have had with that is I needed it to cover the flight before I was admitted to the hosital.

    You can purchase supplemental coverage that will pay X dollars for various hospital bills and such, most folks know these type of policies as AFLAC plans.

    The solution though was on my bill from Med-Trans, the folks that flew me to the hospital. If you are a "member" they will "settle" for whatever your insurance pays and not bill you for more.

    It is not insurance, it is I guess some sort of Blackmail agreement :lol3

    Anyway they are a National group and represent many of the Life flight services around the country. This is the group that services Pensacola and Jacksonville. They do not have the companies in Gainesville or Ocala, but said they would honor those companies should you get lifted by them.

    The annual cost for your household is $65 a year. This seemed very reasonable to not have to worry about getting chased by these guys should you need this service. In our activites and distances to hospitals it seems like a good idea to join them rather than fight them.

    If interested it is www.joinmedtrans.com or call 800-793-0010

    Cheers, look forward to seeing everyone next year.[/QUOTE]

    Rich, This looks like it might be a good idea. I may look into doing it. Thanks for sharing...

    O.C.
  20. Biggetybike

    Biggetybike n00b

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    Awesome ! ! !