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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-05-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,988
Posted By slow&ugly
Sometimes food for thought doesn't taste very good

It's been interesting reading the posts here. I rode an 1190 ADV yesterday for the first time (not the R, which will be the one when the day comes) to see what the differences feel like from my...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-19-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,851
Posted By slow&ugly
This thread...

...Making alcohol induced insomnia way more fun.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-23-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,147
Posted By slow&ugly
I'm posting up in hotels just because they're...

I'm posting up in hotels just because they're pretty affordable. I'll have the bivvie & gear for an emergency. Planning on hitting Mikes on the 26th, BLA the 27th, staying in BLA for a day doing some...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-20-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,147
Posted By slow&ugly
Wink Bahia de los Angeles for x-mas... Anyone want to go?

99.9% sure I'm heading down there for the week between x-mas & new years. Right now it looks like I'll be trucking down from S.F. & heading sur de la border on x-mas day, landing at Mike's , heading...
Forum: Face plant 11-09-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,765
Posted By slow&ugly
Cry We lost a good one yesterday

I guess I'm just coping in my own way but my cousin, Darren Morrell of Oakton, VA was killed yesterday on his CBR1000. A car pulled out in front of him and he was gone by the time they had him at the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-25-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By slow&ugly
Thumb uh huh

Tough to not say congratulations. I look at the 1 person I know who's ever sold theirs with curiosity each time I see him.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-14-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,399
Posted By slow&ugly
The world is just a little less good now

I was fortunate enough to work for Kari on 2 occasions. He made me feel like family right from the get go; A sentiment a lot of you, I'm sure, understand. I remember trying my damndest to stay in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-08-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 762
Posted By slow&ugly
Little to no impact?

Byfuglien just woke up... Toews is a motivated young dude, Hossa's gotta be losing his mind in his 3rd cup run in as many years...
GO YOU F'N BLACKHAWKS!!!!!!!
Either way, this is a finals for the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-13-2010, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By slow&ugly
Talking Thanks to all!

It looks like I've got some arrangements settled. Thanks to all y'all who have responded & I'm going to try & get a ride report going once I'm on my way.
Cheers!
:1drink
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-11-2010, 12:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By slow&ugly
Thumb Thank you

I appreciate the offers; Pm'd a guy & will keep current here until resolved. I work with bikes and usually if someone comes to service & says, "I read on the boards that...", I cringe. This is what...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-10-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By slow&ugly
CA inmate needs a few square feet

I'm planning a cross country ride to send one of my oldest friends of to his demise, er... I mean, wedding. I figured this is a good chance to cross that one off of the motorcycle to-do list but due...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,014
Posted By slow&ugly
interloping

What's up, guys?
Sorry to hear about the loss of your friend, Rob. It's been a while since I've been down there, but I hope all y'all are well. 2010 seems like a mother fucker of a year for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,618
Posted By slow&ugly
Troll & rentz... Worlds apart

Troll is the tightest documented trail in the park. Unless you know where to look it's even hard to find. If you can navigate a 650 or larger bike down that, then, to you I pass the gravy. Rentz is...
Forum: Americas 02-10-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By slow&ugly
many thanks

I knew I could count on the ADV community.
Since I've no intention to head up to Oregon to start it looks like it may be on. Honestly, I'm anxious to see the flatter OK & TN sections. That's part of...
Forum: Americas 02-09-2010, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By slow&ugly
Question TAT backwards... Why not?

So I've got a wild hair to ride back east this summer for my buddy's funer..er, wedding & figure if I'll spend 3-500 bucks on a plane ticket, why not ride. Why not hit a bit of the TAT while I'm out?...
Forum: Face plant 11-05-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,880
Posted By slow&ugly
Cry loss of a great guy

So I see it's been a year since the last post for Mark but I just found out a few days ago of his passing. In 1996 I bought a really cool Hawk from him & so began my love affair with that bike. After...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By slow&ugly
Cow Mountain dirtbike ride Tues. 10/27

Heading up there or maybe middle creek on Tuesday. I haven't ridden in a couple of months & need to get my ya-yas but would prefer to have a partner if I'm heading to either place. I can supply the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-26-2009, 12:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,290
Posted By slow&ugly
Eh? geeky geekerson

Seemed like a lot of people hanging around; The guy with the big-ass lens helping out the cruiser smurf... Everyone crashes & I wouldn't wish it upon anybody but having said that, most of those guys...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-18-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,470
Posted By slow&ugly
Question any word on damage control?

I love this site for these types of things.... Has anyone thumped the G-it guard yet? Be curious to see how it fared. The Rock Hard looks amazing but is pretty pricy. This one looks like it could be...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-10-2009, 08:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,037
Posted By slow&ugly
got keep 'em carbureted...

They're all nice but I heard before I got mine & have to concur since running into several 990 owners that carbed is the way to go.
Soon it will be time for the knobbies to go back on...:evil
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-21-2009, 04:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 688
Posted By slow&ugly
Usal Rd

Just got back today & it was totally rideable on a 950 w/ camping gear stashed on the back & street tires. I'd never been up there & am already planning a dedicated trip to get as far north as...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-21-2009, 08:20 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 54,616
Posted By slow&ugly
What up, bitches?

Man, I didn't realize how spoiled I was down there; It's been an adventure finding local trails... Besides Golden Gate park. The cops frown on that shit, though.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-04-2009, 07:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,078
Posted By slow&ugly
Thumb Race Desert!

What's up, guys... Haven't seen any of y'all in a while. I can't say enough good things about the D37 community. The racing is good, the people are the best. Jed is right; It's really smart to meet a...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-16-2009, 10:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,361
Posted By slow&ugly
sweet...

nice to see some other options out there to the way overpriced Metzer & conti & heavily dirt sided 908's. 'll be keeping an eye out :eyes for reports on how they handle the LC8's absolute brilliance.
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2009, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,740
Views: 1,107,762
Posted By slow&ugly
Thumb subscribed

I wish you only skid marks that look GOOD on a bike... Great stuff.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-27-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,397
Posted By slow&ugly
the tide organ

out along the marina... Best with a beer or two. :1drink
Not really motorcycle specific but fun to get to on a bike & makes for some good pics.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-20-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 54,616
Posted By slow&ugly
most excellent!

Nice ride report & pics, RAZR! Seeing the trail up into the forest from the super-gnarly hillclimb you did makes me think I should be less of a pussy next time & follow. This weekend's out... 8th?...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-20-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 54,616
Posted By slow&ugly
Eek I can only guess..

We gave it a couple viagra that Marty had stashed in his jacket... He mumbled something about passing out in TJ & just threw 'em under the RF...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-19-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 8,230
Posted By slow&ugly
cars, groups, newbies, born agains, new tires, bad lights....

potholes, gravel and politicians. Oh, yeah, religous zealots. They're all to blame. Stay away from them & you'll be fine.
Oh, dang, I almost forgot... Within 5 miles of home or your destination....
Forum: Racing 01-18-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 899
Views: 48,870
Posted By slow&ugly
Thumb WSB is the shizznizzle...

How many world & national titles are racing in this years WSB lineup? A bunch (never was good at math or research). WSB has been the best roadracing series since Vale & Sete...er, something like...
Forum: Face plant 01-18-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,697
Posted By slow&ugly
don't rest in peace; Rip around in the afterlife!

I tip my glass to the memory of your friend. I hope you, his other friends & family all feel at ease with your friends passing. I don't want to die, but if I do, I can't help but to hope it's quick &...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-18-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 54,616
Posted By slow&ugly
Eek That Was Fuckin Bitchin'!!!!!

Great ride today, had my first drop since aquiring the 950 (see above). Made it up a few things that I would normally reserve for the YZ. Thanks to RAZR & FMFpunk for great company & navigation;...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-18-2009, 07:19 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 54,616
Posted By slow&ugly
Cry hungover

why do I always do this?:slurp
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-16-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 54,616
Posted By slow&ugly
Thumb sunday services

See you there
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-15-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 999
Views: 54,616
Posted By slow&ugly
I'm down

Sunday... When, where?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-15-2009, 11:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 930
Posted By slow&ugly
This is not right

I will be writing letters & e-mails until my hands are blistered but it's worth pointing out that our government stopped looking after it's people a long time ago. There some bad mojo coming down the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-12-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 18,907
Posted By slow&ugly
...pushing jello up a wall with a fork...

...pushing jello up a wall with a fork...
Forum: Face plant 01-12-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 19,602
Posted By slow&ugly
Get well, man...

Bummer.
Good people tend to get other good people around them, so perhaps something like karma's in action here. Hope you heel up soon... Sorry, bad pun.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-12-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 761
Posted By slow&ugly
Pissed They won't... They don't have to. I've been...

They won't... They don't have to. I've been increasingly disgusted with my AMA membership; Clear creek is gone, Lucerne Valley under seige, and this. What the fuck are my dollars doing? Every time I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-12-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 999
Views: 54,616
Posted By slow&ugly
was that you?

I saw somebody coming down the 2 just south of MonteChristo I think on a DRZ with the crazy helmet cam antennae. Me: orange 950A.
Next Sunday is on!:evil
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