Garden State Mindless Dickery Thread

Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by MoBill, Jul 24, 2009.

  1. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    Yup! Had to in order to keep up with mid-week tagging.... :-)
    Got my 43 year gold watch! Will be nice to be able to take more then one week off for vacation, which I haven't done since 1970.
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  2. MuckSavage

    MuckSavage A Piney Irregular

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    Very nice! Congratulations! :clap I guess we'll be seeing a ride report for a re-attempt at the TAT that you started last year?:lurk
  3. O.C.F.RIDER

    O.C.F.RIDER Loose nut behind h/bars

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    End of March, a buddy and I are driving a box truck with ours and about 15 other bikes out to meet another friend in Moab. Be out there riding from 4/1 - 4/8. Be my 3rd time out there. It doesn't get old!!!

    CW
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  4. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    That's a definite. Gonna try and get one of my bikes out to Albuquerque. Maybe I'll meet Chris in Moab!:-)
  5. EFD330

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    I'm planning on the tnjt mid September and a stay in Wildwood for fire fighter convention
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  6. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    Chris, not sure if your dates are fixed or not, but saw this on the Rallys page:
    http://advrider.com/index.php?threads/moab-madness-moab-utah-april-6-14-2018.1233320/

    I might just head out for this.
  7. mrxinpa

    mrxinpa Just Get Out and Ride !!!

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    Congratulations Doc..

    Any way to go back thru the files to count cases to see just how many lives you saved during your 43 year career?

    For anyone to stay in a profession for 43 yrs is impressive in and of itself. I’m sure you’ve seen your fair share of advancement in modern medicine yet the human body once open have look the same for all of recorded history.

    Looking 50yrs out where do you see the science of surgery taking us? The DaVinci Robot leading the way?
  8. vtwinp

    vtwinp Long timer

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    Congratulations Doc ! Quite a run of 43 years, enjoy all
    the extra free time. BTW those are the fanciest roach clips I ever saw :happay
  9. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    Thanks! I would never use that grasper for such nefarious means. Remember, I grew up with Reefer Madness!:-)
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  10. EFD330

    EFD330 Adventurer

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    Lol... I still have at least 25 years in EMS to go... But congrats on being able to enjoy life and relax alittle now... More miles on the bikes and hopefully spending time teaching some young bucks the ropes
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  11. ST-DocLizard1

    ST-DocLizard1 Serial Monogamist

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    Been there done that. I promised myself that I would go coast to coast on two wheels before I was 50 years old and was able fulfill that quest in '96, 99, 01, 03, and '05. Average mileage was about 7,500 on each crossing with different loops. Plan and execute your wish. Don't wait any longer!
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  12. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    Wow, who was drilling the teeth while you were wandering all over the country? Got the GPS route for the '05?
    Ready to do it again with me?
  13. ST-DocLizard1

    ST-DocLizard1 Serial Monogamist

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    The first trip was 16 days and way too short. The next four were 24-26 days in length. I booked my office hours accordingly, arranged coverage during my absence, and paid our bills ahead of time or on the road via mail. No internet, computer, or GPS; just a map, pencil, and paper. In a seven year period, Patty & I covered the lower 48 and 9 Canadian Provinces(no passports required then and we still don't have any).

    She rode an '82 Honda CB900 Custom and I was on an '81 Gold Wing for the first four tours, then we upgraded to a CB 919 and ST1300.

    Thanks for the invitation, but my excuse is: too old, too slow, and too much linguini in the off season.

    Happy Trails!
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    robert110411 Long timer

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    Congratulations. That must feel good.

    My oldest was born in Muhlenberg. 30 years ago this year.
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    ghedunk Adventurer

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  17. DockingPilot

    DockingPilot Hooked Up and Hard Over

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    Its pretty bad west of I 287 on the rt. 80 corridor.


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    STBNE el Bendito

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    nuthing but nice weather down here..a little cool but nothing bad like up there in Jersy land...cant say i miss it anymore...
  19. DockingPilot

    DockingPilot Hooked Up and Hard Over

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    I picked a hell of a week to come up. Im turning tail back for sw fla. Monday am. ☹️


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  20. wpbarlow

    wpbarlow Long timer

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