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Forum: Face plant Yesterday, 12:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,542
Posted By mjfields_228
I returned my Wheelchair rental today! As I was...

I returned my Wheelchair rental today! As I was driving home past the many many peeps on moto's, I "almost" drove to the Honda dealer and bought a CB300F to have a Putt-Putt bike to build up my...
Forum: Face plant 05-24-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,542
Posted By mjfields_228
Progressing along recovery road..............

Greeting Inmates,

Just want to drop a quick update on my trip along recovery road.

In my last update I was cleared by the Doctor to bear full weight. The next day I contacted the Physical...
Forum: Face plant 05-22-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,542
Posted By mjfields_228
"WATCH ME ON THE LEFT BRO!!!!" Guess he...

"WATCH ME ON THE LEFT BRO!!!!"

Guess he never heard!!!
Forum: Face plant 05-20-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 58,393
Posted By mjfields_228
Open Book Pelvic Fracture

The MF'r attempts to pass a slower moving car on a rural highway.

The car abruptly turns left in front of the MF'r to attempt to turn off on a unmarked side road.

The MF'r and his new bike...
Forum: Face plant 05-19-2015, 05:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,542
Posted By mjfields_228
The Final Phase has now been initiated

77 days nearly to the minute of my crash journey and I am freed to walk again!!!!!


I had no fucking idea what it would feel like! It was strange, like my legs were massively under-inflated...
Forum: Face plant 05-17-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,542
Posted By mjfields_228
Recovery Update.........

Hey there all of you! Just wanted to post A quick update to continue to focus on remaining positive.

I have been at home since 5/25 and the first 2 weeks were glorious but it has gotten a little...
Forum: Face plant 05-07-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,542
Posted By mjfields_228
It is a very odd mix of people on both sides of...

It is a very odd mix of people on both sides of the fence. My Dad is against me riding again--this I understand. A fellow rider and friend that does not own a bike right now just sold his scooter...
Forum: Face plant 05-07-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,542
Posted By mjfields_228
The kid had insurance but he carried the bare...

The kid had insurance but he carried the bare minimum allowed by law. My bike was fully paid off by his company. As for medical bills...... my bills will far exceed what he had on his policy and...
Forum: Face plant 05-07-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,542
Posted By mjfields_228
Just as I was even with him I saw his front end...

Just as I was even with him I saw his front end dive when he was breaking hard and the turn happen so fast the best way to describe it was a 4 feet or so of distance between my bike and his car...
Forum: Face plant 05-07-2015, 12:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,542
Posted By mjfields_228
Before the Destruction

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/mjfields228/17398894111" title="IMG_5711 by Matthew Fields, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8885/17398894111_48fe98cdbd_b.jpg" width="1024"...
Forum: Face plant 05-07-2015, 12:32 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,542
Posted By mjfields_228
The X-Files

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/mjfields228/16778985853" title="IMG_8459 by Matthew Fields, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5348/16778985853_1683544674_b.jpg" width="1024"...
Forum: Face plant 05-07-2015, 12:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,542
Posted By mjfields_228
The Rider and Fixator

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/mjfields228/17373283656" title="IMG_5695 by Matthew Fields, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8877/17373283656_60c1ed8287_b.jpg" width="1024"...
Forum: Face plant 05-07-2015, 12:23 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,542
Posted By mjfields_228
The Bike and Car

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/mjfields228/17211456138" title="IMG_5686 by Matthew Fields, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7672/17211456138_865b654e89_b.jpg" width="1024"...
Forum: Face plant 05-07-2015, 12:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,542
Posted By mjfields_228
The Attempted Assassination of the MF'r from Cape Canaveral

Attempted Assassination Report -- 08-March-2015.

I have recently spent 49 long and challenging days in a Hospital and Rehabilitation center after the driver of a Honda Civic nearly assassinated...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-31-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5,027
Views: 1,889,155
Posted By mjfields_228
This one makes me feel good all over. Perfect...

This one makes me feel good all over. Perfect time and place. Perfect isolation/solitude yet not being alone at all. 2 thumbs up.
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 315,205
Posted By mjfields_228
I need to have the dealer do it since Tune ECU...

I need to have the dealer do it since Tune ECU does not work on 2013+ model ECU's. The dealer that I bought it from is 100 miles away and quoted the typical shit-head response "If I installed it...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 315,205
Posted By mjfields_228
Acquisition Complete!!!!

One week ago I fell in love with a 2015 Street-R -- Matte Black. After a whole week of deep reflection I decided that the only bike that would fill my needs was the Street Triple. There was a whole...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 22,464
Posted By mjfields_228
That is EXACTLY why I want one so much. Owning a...

That is EXACTLY why I want one so much. Owning a GS1200A for 3 years my appreciation for its comfort and its amazing fuel range will always remain but the GSA did not speak to me the way the 1050...
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 315,205
Posted By mjfields_228
May not be able to resist much...

May not be able to resist much longer...............
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2015, 02:27 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 22,464
Posted By mjfields_228
I am holding out hope that Triumph will bring the...

I am holding out hope that Triumph will bring the TS to the US in 2016.
An absolute no brainer for a line-up change at the Fields EuroCycle Compound if that does happen:evil
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 315,205
Posted By mjfields_228
Now THAT is an awesome happy ending! ...

Now THAT is an awesome happy ending!

Congrats!!!
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,302
Views: 315,205
Posted By mjfields_228
2015 Matte Black Beauty

As the owner of two excellent bikes there is no rational need for a third. But just as many many MANY other riders that share my mindset, we are not always rational and the wants always outnumber...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,477
Posted By mjfields_228
Its primary purpose is for road tripping but I...

Its primary purpose is for road tripping but I love riding Speedie to the grocery store and being able to put 2 to 3 bags of shit in the top box. Zero leaks in almost 5 years and many, many miles...
Forum: Road warriors 02-20-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 939
Views: 162,101
Posted By mjfields_228
I have been (sort of) patiently waiting for the...

I have been (sort of) patiently waiting for the first ride reports. Now it looks as if we will start to see them very soon!!! Thanks for posting these pics!!
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-19-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,618
Posted By mjfields_228
That's tough not having a plug and play kit. ...

That's tough not having a plug and play kit. Good luck--hope you get an easy fix fab'd up.
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 05:19 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 33,532
Posted By mjfields_228
Triple Envy

Fingers crossed for a possible return in 2016 with the 1050 re-design.

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/mjfields228/14653669909" title="TigerSport by Matthew Fields, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 15,579
Posted By mjfields_228
Now that shit is fucking funny!!

Now that shit is fucking funny!!
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,529
Posted By mjfields_228
Oh man! I am pondering the same thing. I want...

Oh man! I am pondering the same thing. I want to get a bike for around town yet fun. The new Monster 821 Dark is amazing visually and ergos (only sat on it at the dealer--did not ride it) are much...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,477
Posted By mjfields_228
Corbin seat, I can ride for miles and miles and...

Corbin seat, I can ride for miles and miles and miles........ . Only issue is the seat pan had a hard interference with the under-seat bracket for my Top Case. I had to significantly modify it to...
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,477
Posted By mjfields_228
Thread re-boot time............

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/mjfields228/16540663402" title="IMG_5544 by Matthew Fields, on Flickr"><img src="https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8602/16540663402_fa9b5387ba_b.jpg" width="1024"...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-14-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,864
Posted By mjfields_228
It certainly appears that I am very easy to...

It certainly appears that I am very easy to please in finding this show good!!! Then again I have not really watched any other build shows since I started riding again in 2010. I am impressed and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,864
Posted By mjfields_228
Naked Speed

This is a GREAT show. I really envy these builders.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/ZC2FL3wFfm4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-12-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,618
Posted By mjfields_228
Another update from the Tiger (Dirt) Trail.......

Ok, now I am getting very envious (and excited):clap

And the build continues..........
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/mjfields228/15891303164" title="IMG_5537 by Matthew Fields, on...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-11-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,618
Posted By mjfields_228
A quick mid-week progress pic

Powercoat777 continues his assholes and elbows mission to bring forth the Tiger 1050 Dirt Build....

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/mjfields228/16479768776" title="20150211_102013 by...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-07-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,618
Posted By mjfields_228
Anytime! Totally dig what you are doing to the...

Anytime! Totally dig what you are doing to the Tiger:clap
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-07-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,618
Posted By mjfields_228
Powdercoat777 has been very busy.....posting up...

Powdercoat777 has been very busy.....posting up some pics from him!!!

<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/mjfields228/16282056149" title="20150204_112519 by Matthew Fields, on Flickr"><img...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,564
Posted By mjfields_228
That's what I tell people....That I have finally...

That's what I tell people....That I have finally gone straight with my life!!!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-04-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,564
Posted By mjfields_228
Florida's booming Space Business not only pays...

Florida's booming Space Business not only pays for my motorcycle addiction, but the Swamp State also has cheap property and reasonable weather make it bearable!

Oh, I am 15 miles/20 minutes from...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-04-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,564
Posted By mjfields_228
I just now watched this! Loved it! Living in...

I just now watched this! Loved it! Living in Florida now I was unaware of the PCH closure and thought you were onto some special faster route but then read the later posts. Love the Santa Monica...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 38,413
Views: 10,188,227
Posted By mjfields_228
"The Corner" 7am ish. Favorite time of the day...

"The Corner" 7am ish. Favorite time of the day up there.
<a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/mjfields228/8598237615" title="IMG_7591 by Matthew Fields, on Flickr"><img...
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