1. Mountain_Vrodder

    Mountain_Vrodder Been here awhile

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    Clearly officers using excessive force on law abiding citizens. They did nothing illegal. riding your motorcycle in the opposite direction? nothing wrong with that
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  2. Rectaltronics

    Rectaltronics Barned

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    Most stuff for arthritis and similar conditions works by fucking with your autoimmune system.

    That's not the top of the list for things in your body you wanna fuck with.

    Your mileage may vary.
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  3. TunisianRider

    TunisianRider Been here awhile

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    Do it!
    I moved out 2 years ago because of work. Never been happier
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  4. Lil' Steve

    Lil' Steve PussyWagon™ Chauffeur

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    If everything goes as planned, I'll do it this summer.

    Where'd you move to, and how ya been?
  5. Got_Carbs?

    Got_Carbs? Been here awhile

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    Add me to the list of people that want to move. I grew up here and its pretty much the only place I know. But want to experience more.
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  6. Lil' Steve

    Lil' Steve PussyWagon™ Chauffeur

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    Tis a big country. Good excuse to do some long distance riding in the name of exploration.
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  7. RichBeBe

    RichBeBe All Hail Seitan!!!

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    I've done that, ridden in every state but Alaska, have been coast-to-coast maybe 10 times on a bike or car. I always end up back here. I know you posted it earlier, but I still enjoy the things that NYC has to offer, I know you no longer do. But now having a second place .7 miles from a well-known riding road, I get to enjoy that as well.
    Also knowing you well, my NYC experience is different than yours. Just a few miles, makes a world of difference.
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  8. Lil' Steve

    Lil' Steve PussyWagon™ Chauffeur

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    Slacker.

    Yeah, you're in a good situation, you still like it here and have a place to get away to. So this place works for you. But if someone doesn't have hard ties here, and is tired of putting up with all the BS NYC has to offer, I urge them to get out there and experience something different.
    Being born and raised here, I was in the same boat, in that it was all I knew. But a nice bike trip here and there made me quickly realize that the life I had experienced until that point, was completely different elsewhere.
    I don't expect leaving a place like NYC is easy for most people, but sometimes it is the right choice.
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  9. kingcatfish190

    kingcatfish190 Been here awhile

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  10. kingcatfish190

    kingcatfish190 Been here awhile

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    Ok. Ok. Lol. I did say ask your doctor!!! You want kidneys or do want to ride?
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  11. GHO100

    GHO100 Crazy George

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    Anyone local to the Ridgewood/Glendale Queens area? Could use some insight into the neighborhood

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  12. kingcatfish190

    kingcatfish190 Been here awhile

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  13. kingcatfish190

    kingcatfish190 Been here awhile

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    And that’s why they need to crushed. Herds of assclowns.
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  14. Mountain_Vrodder

    Mountain_Vrodder Been here awhile

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    Live in maspeth, town over. a few of my buddies live in ridgewood/glendale. whatd you need.
  15. GHO100

    GHO100 Crazy George

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    Good place to live? Looking to buy an apartment

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  16. Mountain_Vrodder

    Mountain_Vrodder Been here awhile

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    Parts of ridgewood is being gentrified (parts close to the L train). Glendale is quieter of the two neighborhoods for the most part. Good german restaurants, bunch of new bars opened up. You have Atlas mall. A buddy of mine just rented a apartment on cooper ave, near atlas. Depends on what your needs will be. Plenty of mom and pop shops.
  17. SnickterP

    SnickterP Been here awhile

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    So any consensus for riding tomorrow? Rainfall amount seems decent (no snow projected east and south of manhattan) but it’s the possibility of ‘extreme’ winds that I’m worried about.
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  18. motorock

    motorock Explorer

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    ^Same question.
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  19. GHO100

    GHO100 Crazy George

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    Folks, if anyone here has an r1200gs, pre WC, I just posted up all of my leftover accessories. I no longer have my GS. Happy to do local transactions
  20. nicholastanguma

    nicholastanguma nicholastanguma

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    x1000 :y0!

    I have years of experience with this. Years ago I had to start taking a medication to curb hugely excessive production by certain of my glands (particulars aren't important here, either pertaining to the specific medication or the specific gland condition from which I was suffering). The medication is known to be very powerful, and has years of studies even back into the '80s detailing both the medication's successes and side effects. Some folks have nothing but the success, some have both the success and the side effects.

    In my particular instance the medication was 100% successful in remediating the gland problem. However, the side effects were to severely wither the meibomian glands in my eyes, ravage my gut biome into near nonexistence, to strip my gut mucosal lining, and to set my autoimmune system into self-destruct mode. This daily misery continued up until my doctor started me on lifestyle and dietary changes, as well as daily supplements for leaky gut syndrome (leaky gut being an even worse problem than a dead intestinal biome and sandpaper eyes). To be fair, when he put me on the gland medication in the first place he knew I was going to suffer the terrible side effects that I did, but decided with me to tough out the entire length of the process because he also assured me the medication's many side effects could be completely healed and restored at the end of the process.

    He was indeed right about all of it, and I am indeed glad I went on the medication all those years ago (I truly needed it), but the road to recovery was literally almost as miserable as the gland condition that started all the hell in the first place.

    Final thought: your autoimmune system can go wonky on certain meds, so take that into account before just popping some pills. My journey from fixing the gland problem to then fixing the problems that arose from the medication that fixed the gland problem was six looooooong years of daily--DAILY--agony, agony both physical and emotional. Was it all worth it? A resounding yes, yes, yes!!! But without a doctor that was already intimately familiar with the details of the entire process I would have killed myself a long time ago, just to make the pain stop.

    If your doctor is naught but a prescription writer, and isn't absolutely familiar with the details of your specific case and its treatment processes, and isn't absolutely committed to helping you through the ENTIRE process of healing AND restoration, then DON'T TAKE THE MEDICATION.