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Forum: Road Warriors 08-26-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 25,063
Posted By marine dad
Ive owned a lot of HDs, ssome good some bad. My...

Ive owned a lot of HDs, ssome good some bad. My current one is an older 99 Night Train Evo. It was pretty feeble in the 65-95 mph range, which is wwhere i want performance. With my mods. ( andrews...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-17-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 7,117
Views: 3,340,252
Posted By marine dad
Hey Glen i was holed up in a hotel in NYC...

Hey Glen
i was holed up in a hotel in NYC yesterday, flipping thru the channels, and happened upon the nat geo story on you... it was awesome seeing a fellow adv'er on the tube : )
m
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-09-2010, 07:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,804
Posted By marine dad
I'm in..........

I'm in..........
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-30-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 68,349
Posted By marine dad
Dave, I look forward to your RR's, If you make...

Dave,
I look forward to your RR's, If you make it towards Winston-Salem I'd love to buy the two of you a brew or three
mike
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-05-2009, 05:18 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 54,660
Posted By marine dad
Awesome RR anf Pics.... One of the best !

Awesome RR anf Pics.... One of the best !
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-03-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,828,765
Posted By marine dad
hey peach, bought a new tiger today. hope I...

hey peach,
bought a new tiger today. hope I enjoy mine half as much as you enjoy yours.
:)
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-30-2009, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 1,237,522
Posted By marine dad
That Fucking town was awesome Great RR!!!!!

That Fucking town was awesome
Great RR!!!!!
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-20-2009, 07:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,709
Posted By marine dad
awesome pics. i would love to visit mike

awesome pics. i would love to visit
mike
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-02-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 13,098
Posted By marine dad
great post!

great post!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-29-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 42,343
Posted By marine dad
Thumb i'm in...:thumbup

i'm in...:thumbup
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-25-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,999
Posted By marine dad
I traded my r1150r to another member on here...

I traded my r1150r to another member on here several weeks ago for a 1000 vee, put 2000 miles on it so far and couldn't be happier
m
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 03-25-2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 40,487
Posted By marine dad
Down once on the street, in 1977. Chain came off...

Down once on the street, in 1977. Chain came off and locked rear wheel at about 45mph. MANY times in the woods and on the motocross track
m
Forum: Face Plant 03-25-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,892
Posted By marine dad
wishing your daughter a speedy recovery m

wishing your daughter a speedy recovery
m
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-23-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,828,765
Posted By marine dad
Wink TDP, when you look THAT good, we'll be content...

TDP,
when you look THAT good, we'll be content with your WALK reports for awhile.
speedy recovery...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-19-2009, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,828,765
Posted By marine dad
DP, sorry to hear about the crash. glad you're...

DP,
sorry to hear about the crash. glad you're ok. take care
M
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-14-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 54,942
Posted By marine dad
Dave and Julie, I read the last RR in one...

Dave and Julie,
I read the last RR in one sitting, looking forward to this one, as well. If you two are ever around Winston-Salem, N.C. look us up.
M
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-12-2009, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By marine dad
Nice Vee!:clap

Nice Vee!:clap
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-12-2009, 07:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,702
Posted By marine dad
Damn, HOV lane in Atlanta is a scary place for a...

Damn, HOV lane in Atlanta is a scary place for a getoff. Keep it coming...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-12-2009, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,437
Posted By marine dad
beautiful country. the wife's aunt lives in albq,...

beautiful country. the wife's aunt lives in albq, might be time for a visit!:D
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-03-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 41,258
Posted By marine dad
Awesome, thanks:clap

Awesome, thanks:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-02-2009, 06:45 PM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,828,765
Posted By marine dad
Hi DP, could we have another RR, please? after...

Hi DP,
could we have another RR, please? after a nice balmy 65 degree rainy ride on Friday, we got 6 inches of snow last night! :D
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 02-28-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,256
Posted By marine dad
helmet, jacket, pants, boots and gloves. the only...

helmet, jacket, pants, boots and gloves. the only exceptions are when going to my riding buddies house to work on bikes, as he lives 1/2 mile from me.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-27-2009, 08:51 AM
Replies: 9,763
Views: 3,828,765
Posted By marine dad
DP, finally made it to the end!! Great...

DP,
finally made it to the end!! Great Thread!! I like your sense of humor, positive outlook, and great pics. you're pretty easy to look at, as well:D
keep it coming please,
thanx
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 100,747
Posted By marine dad
I've had the Tourmaster synergy vest with heated...

I've had the Tourmaster synergy vest with heated collar for a couple of weeks now. My ride to work is 32 miles one way, and I can tell you that if you wear a tshirt, then the vest, then a sweatshirt...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-08-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 57,578
Posted By marine dad
I just got an '03 ( k3 ) with 5600 miles. I guess...

I just got an '03 ( k3 ) with 5600 miles. I guess it's not even broken in yet, huh?:clap
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-06-2009, 01:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,798
Posted By marine dad
I kept thinking that something about the rear of...

I kept thinking that something about the rear of the bike didn't look right:

http://i446.photobucket.com/albums/qq183/marinedad/IMG_1135.jpg

I finally figured it out. There, that's...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-06-2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,798
Posted By marine dad
A few more pics of the Vee at home: ...

A few more pics of the Vee at home:
http://i446.photobucket.com/albums/qq183/marinedad/IMG_1138.jpg

http://i446.photobucket.com/albums/qq183/marinedad/IMG_1140.jpg
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-04-2009, 05:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,798
Posted By marine dad
That's o.k. Have another drink of kool-aid:rofl

That's o.k. Have another drink of kool-aid:rofl
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-02-2009, 08:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,798
Posted By marine dad
RandyG, I'm about 25 miles north of...

RandyG,
I'm about 25 miles north of statesville, little town called yadkinville. 'bout 2 hrs or so to deals gap
mike
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-02-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,798
Posted By marine dad
Part 3: I took it easy for a couple of...

Part 3:

I took it easy for a couple of miles, getting the feel for the Vee, and getting used to the difference in how tall the seat was. I tried to behave thru Colonial Heights, va and b4 long I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-01-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,798
Posted By marine dad
By the time i had been on the road for a couple...

By the time i had been on the road for a couple of hours, I was hurting. The vest was keeping my torso warm, and the Gerbings were keeping my feet toasty, but my hands were freezing , with thick...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-01-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,798
Posted By marine dad
JANUARY 31, 2009 Finally, trip day has...

JANUARY 31, 2009

Finally, trip day has arrived. While watching the weather, i noticed that Sunday was going to be a nice warm day. Unfortunately, my boss wouldn't let me off work on Sunday. So...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-31-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,798
Posted By marine dad
Question Guys, it wasn't that I COULDN'T ride the beemer...

Guys,
it wasn't that I COULDN'T ride the beemer on dirt roads, it was that I just didn't want to. Also, my fat OLD 50 year old self needed something a little more comfortable for those 3 or 4...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-30-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,798
Posted By marine dad
My 500 Mile Ride To Trade Bikes

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Ride my very nice Beemer 1150R:...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-17-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 45,366
Posted By marine dad
In early. Keep it coming, it's 8 frigging degrees...

In early. Keep it coming, it's 8 frigging degrees in N.C. this morning
M
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-15-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 17,226
Posted By marine dad
Thumb :thumbup awesome write-up and pics

:thumbup awesome write-up and pics
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-08-2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,972
Posted By marine dad
looking forward to more.......

looking forward to more.......
Forum: Photos 12-24-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3,136
Views: 823,147
Posted By marine dad
heres...

heres mine...http://i446.photobucket.com/albums/qq183/marinedad/IMG_1002.jpg
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-05-2008, 08:49 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 15,399
Posted By marine dad
Great RR and great pics. now that it's over, how...

Great RR and great pics. now that it's over, how do the klr's seem to be fairing? any noticeable issues that needed to be taken care of once home? and how would you rate the tourances on the dalton?...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-31-2008, 10:47 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 460,854
Posted By marine dad
Thumb Great RR, but you guys caused me to only get 4...

Great RR, but you guys caused me to only get 4 hours sleep for 3 nights in a row. Can't wait to read the next one
m
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