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Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,019
Posted By Irish1
No it didn't. :evil It's charming, goofy, a...

No it didn't. :evil It's charming, goofy, a little weird in a positive Punk way, and hilarious. Yay Adventure Kitty!! :clap
Forum: Racing 11-28-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 42,579
Posted By Irish1
Does NORRA have any system in place to penalize...

Does NORRA have any system in place to penalize these truck whack-jobs that are endangering Bikes?
It's going to cost a huge amount if an injured bike racer files an expensive Civil Suit against...
Forum: Racing 11-25-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 149,855
Posted By Irish1
Maybe stupid, but I was pissed Schumacher allowed...

Maybe stupid, but I was pissed Schumacher allowed Vettel by him without contest and THAT move from 7th to 6th made the points for Vettel's championship. F1 is SPORT, you've gotta compete against...
Forum: Racing 11-25-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 46,993
Posted By Irish1
Heroes, each and everyone of you guys. :clap

Heroes, each and everyone of you guys. :clap
Forum: Racing 11-25-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 149,855
Posted By Irish1
Screw Schumacher: he ends his F1 career in...

Screw Schumacher: he ends his F1 career in exactly the same way as he acted throughout, with a dishonorable act that gave someone not on his team an advantage. I hope he dies in a flaming wreck. :eek1
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,931
Posted By Irish1
So which joint served the BEST pie?? :freaky

So which joint served the BEST pie?? :freaky
Forum: Racing 11-20-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 36,901
Posted By Irish1
All of you racers are heroes: gritty exemplars of...

All of you racers are heroes: gritty exemplars of fortitude and courage. It's been huge fun following your struggles and achievements. Thank you. :freaky
Forum: Racing 11-20-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 149,855
Posted By Irish1
Yes, Bernie's getting a little frisky there. :huh...

Yes, Bernie's getting a little frisky there. :huh You'd think having a young wife that's a foot taller than him would chill him a bit. I'm rooting for Alonso also: I think he's been the driver of the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 165,194
Posted By Irish1
2001 BMW R1100RT: my return to riding bike after...

2001 BMW R1100RT: my return to riding bike after a 20 year lay-off. It was immaculate but boring and too isolating.
I felt like I was riding a toaster. Traded in on a Ulysses, which I sold to buy an...
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 3,338
Views: 555,211
Posted By Irish1
Now at $6495 buy it now. This E-Bay one has been...

Now at $6495 buy it now. This E-Bay one has been listed on various Craigslist sites for months. I search Ad Hunt'R very few days for W650s. There are a few out there still. :wink: Some have garish...
Forum: Racing 11-14-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 42,579
Posted By Irish1
Gotta move my Manx cat Addie off my lap so I can...

Gotta move my Manx cat Addie off my lap so I can type here. Got your shirt today: very cool! :clap I'll wear it Saturday to celebrate your safe race. Have huge fun. Mrs Frog's a babe! :sweeti
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2012, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4,860
Views: 3,255,597
Posted By Irish1
Walter, as a Walter myself (named after my Dad's...

Walter, as a Walter myself (named after my Dad's drinking buddy Colonel Walter Smudd :freaky) I'm hugely enjoying yours and Terry's great adventure. The cows in the river pictures made me laugh to...
Forum: Racing 11-11-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 449
Views: 42,579
Posted By Irish1
You must have some really smart Rednecks in Utah

'Cuz that's a damn impressive rig. Have fun. I've driven through white-out snowstorms like that to get to riding areas in my trusty old 4Runner pulling a bike trailer. It's a real test of faith...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 297,532
Posted By Irish1
Strongly agree

If you have a big head, I have both a Nolan 102 and a Shoei Syncrotec pop-up helmet I'd UPS you just so you keep your noggin intact and we can continue to live vicariously through you. :norton Both...
Forum: Racing 11-08-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 449
Views: 42,579
Posted By Irish1
Just PayPalled you

Matt, I just PayPalled you $20 for a shirt. There's no hurry for shipment, I know you and your family are busy with all the Baja stuff. Have a great time and thanks for your thread. Walter
Forum: Racing 11-08-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 449
Views: 42,579
Posted By Irish1
Cool kid. I'd love a shirt and I bet he knows his...

Cool kid. I'd love a shirt and I bet he knows his Dad's a hero. :eek1 Can I PayPal $20.00 and have you ship one XL to me here in Paradise, CA? I need a PayPal address or sum'thin like that. :deal
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 297,532
Posted By Irish1
Contributions for the intrepid traveler's health fund??

Fey, if you're willing to post a PayPal address I'd be willing to help with a little loot. X-Rays and Bike parts cost a bunch.
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2012, 03:13 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 297,532
Posted By Irish1
Now we need an ADVRider or two from Phoenix to...

Now we need an ADVRider or two from Phoenix to help Fey get her bike suspension sorted so she suffers no more effects from wobbleys. :cry There's gotta be twenty ADVRiders near her parents' house...
Forum: Racing 11-03-2012, 11:45 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 149,855
Posted By Irish1
We need video of it canting downward at speed to...

We need video of it canting downward at speed to show how it helps airflow and overall downforce. :deal Red Bull is ingeniously crooked, but we shouldn't forget Penske's acid-dipped Camaro bodies in...
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 297,532
Posted By Irish1
Yay for Fey: I've been following your thread...

Yay for Fey: I've been following your thread everyday as you accumulate more riding and wrenching skill.
It seems like you're really warm and flexible/non-judgemental with people you meet so you...
Forum: Racing 11-03-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 149,855
Posted By Irish1
It'll definitely make these last 3 races more...

It'll definitely make these last 3 races more interesting. :freaky RB's been pushing the rules limits all year but Karma has a way of wending back and punishing the sleazy. :wink: We'll see if Alonso...
Forum: Racing 11-02-2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 449
Views: 42,579
Posted By Irish1
This is just hilarious: while Frog was cursing...

This is just hilarious: while Frog was cursing the mousse installation I was thinking your brave-hearted son should be there helping. :clap Great thread and I'd buy a T-Shirt as well since my geezer...
Forum: Racing 10-31-2012, 04:11 AM
Replies: 385
Views: 46,993
Posted By Irish1
OK, ordered a dang shirt!! If some fortuitous...

OK, ordered a dang shirt!! If some fortuitous financial event occurs, I'll send some more loot pronto. Hooray for you all. And I'll order a shirt to support you good-hearted guys and gals as soon as...
Forum: Racing 10-28-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 19,724
Posted By Irish1
That was fun. Looked like the tires got a little...

That was fun. Looked like the tires got a little greasy towards the end of that excerpt. :huh Great driver on a track that seems to favor late Apexes :norton so we'll have to see a Nissan GTR late...
Forum: Road warriors 10-26-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 950
Views: 182,088
Posted By Irish1
That V7's set-up brilliantly. :clap Now again I...

That V7's set-up brilliantly. :clap Now again I have to worry about lust & envy perplexing my karma. I THINK they're deadly sins, but surely there's a waiver applied to Guzzi lust.:deal Thanks for...
Forum: Racing 10-25-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 542,734
Posted By Irish1
I strongly agree with the grace in this statement...

I strongly agree with the grace in this statement and those that follow. It IS hard to see these dashing and courageous young men and women suffer injuries and death, but maybe a quiet contemplation...
Forum: Racing 10-16-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,393
Posted By Irish1
And THAT is why ADVRider and David are so cool....

And THAT is why ADVRider and David are so cool. :freakyI send my CAR-racing friends here so they can see how Forums and informed commentary should work. Then I see them at a next Track Day and they...
Forum: Road warriors 10-15-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3,338
Views: 555,211
Posted By Irish1
Link to a Rich's W650 seat

Not affiliated. http://vancouver.en.craigslist.ca/rds/mcy/3255214999.html
Looks to be an excellent value in excellent shape. I'm constantly looking
for a W650 for myself so I came across this. :deal
Forum: Racing 10-01-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 542,734
Posted By Irish1
The Irish ARE different

These true road-races are just terrifying to watch. Nicking a curb at 160 MPH and correcting a little wobble, tucking inside another fearless Welsh/Irishman at 190 to make a pass. Lord 'a Mercy....
Forum: Racing 09-17-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 45,319
Posted By Irish1
What a great adventure and what a great family....

What a great adventure and what a great family. Fun to see kids being kids and cavorting around and being pleased by old-fashioned things like a viewing tower. You and your gorgeous wife have done a...
Forum: Racing 09-15-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 46,993
Posted By Irish1
Thanks for the story

We do have checkpoints in our lives: opportunities to change our directions professionally and emotionally and we have to listen to them. Thank you for sharing your story about Arlington: you honored...
Forum: Racing 09-05-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 149,855
Posted By Irish1
He fired his Dad a couple years ago. :deal

He fired his Dad a couple years ago. :deal
Forum: Racing 09-05-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 795
Posted By Irish1
That's GREAT!

Grit, training, and determination: what a result. He's a definite hero of mine. :clap
Forum: Racing 09-02-2012, 11:22 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 149,855
Posted By Irish1
Baloney, Grosjean's been to the Principal's...

Baloney, Grosjean's been to the Principal's office many times this season already and is still pulling these extremely dangerous moves. :eek1 This wasn't a frivolous mistake, it was the act of intent...
Forum: Racing 09-02-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 149,855
Posted By Irish1
I think you have to sanction the teams as well,...

I think you have to sanction the teams as well, because they're not controlling bad on-track behavior by their drivers. I think Renault/Lotus should NOT be allowed a substitute driver at Monza and I...
Forum: Racing 08-15-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By Irish1
I spoke with a fellow who prototypes and...

I spoke with a fellow who prototypes and manufactures 2 stroke exhaust systems last week at a track event. He said his company brought in a PhD in engineering to develop systems for new customers but...
Forum: Racing 08-13-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5,368
Views: 542,734
Posted By Irish1
There are about a gazillion levels of subterfuge...

There are about a gazillion levels of subterfuge and passive-aggressive hubris mixed into those words, especially the "MY" garage statement. :evil Jorge's a youngster and probably not a...
Forum: Racing 08-04-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 25,148
Posted By Irish1
I agree, and working with the dynamic duo Chris...

I agree, and working with the dynamic duo Chris and Gidget has been huge fun. I I win I'm going to try to auction
or sell the bike outright and split the money with the Blais gang. Arthritis, a...
Forum: Racing 07-30-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 25,148
Posted By Irish1
I could trade a kidney: my family's got an...

I could trade a kidney: my family's got an anomalous feature of two full-sized kidneys and two 1/2 size extra ones each. :norton
Forum: Racing 07-30-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 25,148
Posted By Irish1
Should I go borrow my nephew's truck for the...

Should I go borrow my nephew's truck for the journey south NOW or wait a few days?? :freaky
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