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Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 05:55 PM
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Posted By popscycle
We are happy to hear you made it home safe and...

We are happy to hear you made it home safe and sound with good pic stuff. Look forward to all your posts, pics and pithy comments. You certainly did some serious riding! :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow

Here I was, Wednesday July1 sitting on the bike and looking out of the garage at the rain. I didn't make any motor noises though.

It's been a less-than ideal, pain-filled month that's kept me...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Hey, it's a train and we'll take it. Thanks for...

Hey, it's a train and we'll take it. Thanks for taking the time to post it!
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 07:44 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Outstanding work detective! IMHO, you found a gem...

Outstanding work detective! IMHO, you found a gem in that Thorndale station and the other stuff the family has collected. Those two cabooses look to be mint. Thanks for taking the time to get the...
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Knowing how busy you are, I appreciate the pics. ...

Knowing how busy you are, I appreciate the pics. In many parts of the country, they are improving the river habitat by demolishing unused dams. I am thinking they should do that around here.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-29-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Remembering The Elephant In The Room Part 2 (Conclusion)

When we left off in Part 1 of two parts discussion of the elephant in the room (i.e., a Road Sofa), nobody in the family particularly liked or wanted to ride elephant and just about everyone,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Very nice pics. I hope you can remember where...

Very nice pics. I hope you can remember where these were taken so I can hang out and pictures of trains on them. Maybe it's time to join the P&W Railfan club so we can get more information on the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
An old(er) bridge and a train! What's not to...

An old(er) bridge and a train! What's not to like. The station/train pic is especially nice!! Housebound old farts who can't ride for a bit rejoice! :clap
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-28-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 944
Posted By popscycle
My advice would be to go ride a bunch and then...

My advice would be to go ride a bunch and then figure it out for yourself.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Nice! It is great to see you're having a really...

Nice! It is great to see you're having a really good time and we especially appreciate a good steam engine shot. Enjoy and be safe!
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-27-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 399
Views: 57,745
Posted By popscycle
The "Burnt Wagons" marker was certainly in...

The "Burnt Wagons" marker was certainly in keeping with and a testimony to what y'all did to Mayflower 1. Nice pickup on MII, not to mention the outstanding wife. :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-27-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
She did and looked mighty nice in it, I might...

She did and looked mighty nice in it, I might add. No pins, patches or pirate paraphernalia, though.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-27-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
You are forgetting the real reason for that Road...

You are forgetting the real reason for that Road Sofa was that it was the only thing Lynne would ride on. I replaced the first with another to keep her ass on the pillion. I do agree with your that...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-27-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Remembering The Elephant In The Room

A couple of pain pills plus Rider Two's earlier post showing the VTX posing with the Stearman has put me in a somewhat mellow state where I look back on those days and vividly remember "the elephant...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-27-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Am thinking you made the right move switching to...

Am thinking you made the right move switching to autos. As for more plane pics, we've more airports to visit once I get this crap cut, pulled and/or blasted out of my plumbing. The OR is scheduled...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-27-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
The value in the VTX may be in the fact it's...

The value in the VTX may be in the fact it's pretty rugged, there weren't all that many of them and it has a big-ass V-twin. If you're of a cruising mind, though, I'd recommend you get it on on an...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-27-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Orange is now on our to-do list and we will...

Orange is now on our to-do list and we will certainly check out Skylark next time we're down that way. Thanks!
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-26-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
A Sterling Airport (Updated)

Anyone who follows general aviation knows that small FBOs (Fixed Based Operators) are a diminishing breed who've standing before an onslaught of bad economics, lawyers and a litigious society,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-25-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
I managed to struggle out to Sterling this...

I managed to struggle out to Sterling this afternoon and got permission from Tom Duffy to take some photographs. Do you know we missed a car meet and drag strip race there last weekend? That was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-24-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Ha, the name, if not the building, reminds me of...

Ha, the name, if not the building, reminds me of the many times in my younger days when I would pass through Union Station in Chicago going down to visit the folks in central IL. I always made it a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-23-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Thanks for posting the pics, Kevin. The...

Thanks for posting the pics, Kevin. The preservation of that wonderful old station is a happy thing. I especially like the picture above.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-23-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Great trestle shots, Dave. It's great to see...

Great trestle shots, Dave. It's great to see they're maintaining these wonderful old structures. I wish they'd done the same thing for the Kinzua Bridge...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-22-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Closer To Home

For reasons having to do with a temporary patch to my plumbing (i.e. stent for troublesome, POS, little kidney stone), I am not wandering far afield for the next week or so. The good news is there's...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-21-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
What's not to like about planes and the places...

What's not to like about planes and the places they live? Also, at the rate small airports are disappearing, having photos would be a good thing. We've already been to a few, such as Minuteman...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-21-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
You are most welcome, Brian, and thank you for...

You are most welcome, Brian, and thank you for the well wishes. With more time and less irritation, I would have taken the time to get in close behind the Draper factory for some really good...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-21-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Thank you for the kind thoughts. The specter of...

Thank you for the kind thoughts. The specter of a roto-rooting is still in the air but being asleep for the deed makes it mostly a non-event (except for feeling like your pissing glass shards for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-20-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Out And About A Little

Well, I dosed up on Advil and got out and about for a little while this afternoon.

http://www.affiliatehouse.com/webimages/jun20_street.jpg

The objective of today's ride was to check out a...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 262
Views: 47,908
Posted By popscycle
I believe we were responding to Viper5112. who...

I believe we were responding to Viper5112. who specifically said, "Anyone else getting a lot of road noise of a new set of A3's?".
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 11,292
Posted By popscycle
Smackdown? I don't think so. More a call-out.

Smackdown? I don't think so. More a call-out.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-20-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Me too. IMHO boring is certainly better than...

Me too. IMHO boring is certainly better than haunted or haunting and much easier on the pocketbook, leaving some residue for gas, insurance, pain meds, etc. :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-19-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Is 2 out of 3 OK? Check it again.

Is 2 out of 3 OK? Check it again.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-19-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Being housebound today, I tried to imagine what...

Being housebound today, I tried to imagine what the house would look like on a stormy night.

http://www.affiliatehouse.com/webimages/jun18_skpierce6_spooky.jpg

This house would make a great...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 262
Views: 47,908
Posted By popscycle
Given that mine (2 sets, heading toward 3rd) make...

Given that mine (2 sets, heading toward 3rd) make no noise, I am thinking variances in hearing ability, road composition, bike setup, etc. may be in play here. Just about any/all of my cruiser tires...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-18-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
A Haunted House

OK, here's one that isn't quite so restored but is supposedly quite haunted. I am speaking of the Victorian built in 1865 by chair manufacturer Sylvester K Pierce. Here's the house as it looks...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,524
Posted By popscycle
It took me a while to get used to the commotion...

It took me a while to get used to the commotion coming from the engine room, especially having spent several decades on a road sofa with an engine as quiet as a sewing machine motor (and just about...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-18-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Nice! That beautiful old engine should at least...

Nice! That beautiful old engine should at least have a roof over its head, if not completely refurbished and running.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Got Back On

Got back on today after last Friday's little stent stint in the OR. Needed to get a haircut so I stayed of the morning meds, went to the garage, threw a leg over the bike and said, "How can I not do...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
In checking it out, I learned the Munster house,...

In checking it out, I learned the Munster house, shown below, had a long a distinguished movie career by appearing in venues ranging from Abbott and Costello Meet The Invisible Man to Leave It To...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-17-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,824
Posted By popscycle
How to know when they're really just rotten...

How to know when they're really just rotten people (taken from experience):


When they give you the finger while running you into the median.
When they blow around you, slow down and then...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 141,038
Posted By popscycle
Thank you. Just trying to spread the good...

Thank you. Just trying to spread the good feelings. :lol3
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