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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-02-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5,722
Views: 257,860
Posted By DC950
that was a very nice ride Saturday. Sorry I had...

that was a very nice ride Saturday. Sorry I had to leave early but I only had to kick it over once in traffic so that was good.

I have a Suzuki Jr 50 for sale for $350. I believe it's a better...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-27-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 9,548
Posted By DC950
what racing teaches you is how to think. Ben...

what racing teaches you is how to think. Ben Bostrom said motorcycle racing is 90% mental and 10% physical. To be a good racer, you have to be able to think clearly and extremely quickly while...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-24-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 5,722
Views: 257,860
Posted By DC950
probably in. Go shoot or go ride. Decisions.

probably in. Go shoot or go ride. Decisions.
Forum: Racing 11-07-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 39,772
Posted By DC950
hopefully he'll finally start listening before he...

hopefully he'll finally start listening before he gets seriously hurt.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,789
Posted By DC950
and how did you know there wasn't one coming over...

and how did you know there wasn't one coming over that hill? One of those guys on a bike would hurt too.

You're obviously a very good rider but think about it - you were pushing too hard. I lost...
Forum: Face plant 10-31-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 61,248
Posted By DC950
my friend Bob was a remarkable fellow. A P-51...

my friend Bob was a remarkable fellow. A P-51 crew chief in WWII, retired mail man, and great self taught machinist - he used to make clocks from scratch - who taught me many things about metal and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,288
Posted By DC950
very nice. More!

very nice. More!
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 889
Posted By DC950
great advice. I finally got mine back on the...

great advice. I finally got mine back on the road after almost 3 years of farting around fixing stuff and putting an FCR39 on it. That carb is great.

I sold my centerstand and only use the side...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,983
Posted By DC950
I don't disagree with anything you said. It's...

I don't disagree with anything you said. It's all about having fun.

However, if one does fall for the BMW/Triumph/Yamaha/KTM marketing hype and really believes he bought the Ultimate Off Road...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-26-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,983
Posted By DC950
absolutely, especially the bags. Get your leg...

absolutely, especially the bags. Get your leg between the bike and the ground and you may just snap your leg in half.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-25-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,983
Posted By DC950
I wasn't going to log in here before heading home...

I wasn't going to log in here before heading home but I'm glad I did. It's been a long day and I needed the laugh.

The GSA is built to make lots of money for BMW by appealing to: armchair...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 24,091
Posted By DC950
what happened to you guys? Is all well with you?...

what happened to you guys? Is all well with you? :ear
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 15,779
Posted By DC950
just an aside but most Americans don't have those...

just an aside but most Americans don't have those things and many have nothing saved at all:

31% of Americans have no retirement savings...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-17-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5,722
Views: 257,860
Posted By DC950
Cycle World Magazines

before I toss them in the recycle bin Thursday, I figured I'd ask if anyone wants some Cycle World Magazines. Complete 2011, most of 2012 (still have to read a few), complete 2013, and 2014 till...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,513
Posted By DC950
Aprilia Futura. IMHO the best sport tourer made....

Aprilia Futura. IMHO the best sport tourer made. Bulletproof and cheap nowadays. Added 1388 more trouble free miles on mine the weekend before last.
Forum: Equipment 08-06-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By DC950
http://www.pecard.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY...

http://www.pecard.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Store_Code=Pecard&Category_Code=classic

Pecard's leather dressing is all you will ever need for any leather product. I think I've used...
Forum: Racing 07-03-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 946
Posted By DC950
why not just go down to Walgreens and buy some...

why not just go down to Walgreens and buy some mineral oil?

http://www.walgreens.com/store/c/walgreens-mineral-oil-intestinal-lubricant/ID=prod5593964-product
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-03-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5,722
Views: 257,860
Posted By DC950
what time do you want us there?

what time do you want us there?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 17,059
Posted By DC950
very well said. As I like to sum things...

very well said.

As I like to sum things up, do stupid things, win stupid prizes. She won an all inclusive stay at a not so nice resort for a long time.

I am teaching my 15 year old son how...
Forum: Road warriors 07-01-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 23,908
Posted By DC950
Onesaintsfan, I'm curious about what was so...

Onesaintsfan,

I'm curious about what was so lacking with the S3 on the track? Specifics?

I have an '02 S3 and used to roadrace so I know what I would change but I'm very curious about what a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 5,722
Views: 257,860
Posted By DC950
normally I'd chide anyone for choosing gas over...

normally I'd chide anyone for choosing gas over charcoal, but not in this case.

I know you don't want to spend the money, but I was shocked at how cheap Lowes has gas grills. I noticed them the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-19-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5,722
Views: 257,860
Posted By DC950
this is really a conversation to have in real...

this is really a conversation to have in real life but I'll give it a quick shot. Memphis City Schools have been dissolved and are now part of Shelby County Schools. Bartlett, Germantown, and...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-14-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 5,722
Views: 257,860
Posted By DC950
Fletcher's. Fletcher is the only person who I...

Fletcher's. Fletcher is the only person who I let work on my bikes besides Pete Roper (who lives in Australia) and AF Racing Aprilia (if I ever make it to Austin). Fletcher is a fine mechanic who...
Forum: Racing 06-10-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,758
Posted By DC950
that Gold Rush seems like my kind of race! I won...

that Gold Rush seems like my kind of race! I won two vintage class roadraces at Hallet a decade or so ago and would love to do this race.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-09-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5,722
Views: 257,860
Posted By DC950
oh well, his impatience is going to cost him a...

oh well, his impatience is going to cost him a lot of money, something most KLR owners hang onto like Tarzan to a vine or same guy named Jamie with ________________. :D

I'm not sure why you'd...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-09-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5,722
Views: 257,860
Posted By DC950
is he still out there? I can go get him if he...

is he still out there? I can go get him if he wants to wait a few more hours in a storm. I can't leave here till 4 at the earliest.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,146
Views: 239,952
Posted By DC950
:clap

:clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,879
Posted By DC950
thanks for the report. It's great to see a...

thanks for the report. It's great to see a father and son do something so cool together.

I can't help but comment on this:

David was one of the few people we met and talked to on this trip who...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,411
Posted By DC950
thank you. A great report from an area I knew...

thank you. A great report from an area I knew little about.
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,411
Posted By DC950
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3,984
Views: 1,942,062
Posted By DC950
some great pics in this update. Thanks!

some great pics in this update. Thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,879
Posted By DC950
he needs to meet RTW Doug and then he'd be fine...

he needs to meet RTW Doug and then he'd be fine from then on.

Very nice report!
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-19-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,489
Posted By DC950
very nice. I would really like to find one that...

very nice. I would really like to find one that good for the price you got it for!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-12-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 63,062
Posted By DC950
I've known where this was from the beginning but...

I've known where this was from the beginning but just haven't had time to get it. Too much baseball I guess.
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3,984
Views: 1,942,062
Posted By DC950
thanks for the update!

thanks for the update!
Forum: Racing 03-24-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,144
Posted By DC950
eat all the meat you can stand and cut out all...

eat all the meat you can stand and cut out all the carbs you can and you'll drop weight fast.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-19-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5,722
Views: 257,860
Posted By DC950
I'm not sure what it's real name is but the...

I'm not sure what it's real name is but the Chinese place at the Garden Ridge shopping center on Summer and 240 near the drive in is quite good. We ate there Saturday night.

Or you could come to...
Forum: Racing 03-12-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,144
Posted By DC950
eldridge173 has it right - just go do it with...

eldridge173 has it right - just go do it with whatever bike you have that you can spoon new tires onto. At the race, wander around and ask questions: do not be a wall flower. After a race or two,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-01-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 63,062
Posted By DC950
I've been here almost 15 years but never saw...

I've been here almost 15 years but never saw this:

http://dc950.smugmug.com/photos/i-ZTcFWw9/0/L/i-ZTcFWw9-L.jpg

my son took the pic - we're supposed to have one with more of a hint in it but...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-01-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 63,062
Posted By DC950
the best place around to have a 5th birthday...

the best place around to have a 5th birthday party:

http://dc950.smugmug.com/photos/i-whQXTgB/0/M/i-whQXTgB-M.jpg

The Fire Museum of Memphis on Adams Street off of 2nd St.
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