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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 9,640
Posted By GoUglyEarly
Pirsig was ahead of his time, outnumbered and...

Pirsig was ahead of his time, outnumbered and outgunned.

If you are anti-intellectual and insist on common sense, and that things "are what they are," you are going to hate this book. You are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-13-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,076
Posted By GoUglyEarly
I agree. Sometimes I wonder if this is the...

I agree. Sometimes I wonder if this is the "Adventure Rider" board or the "Too Old, Scared or Grumpy to ride one of them dang crotch rockets" board.

The guy shared his video which shows he had...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,147
Posted By GoUglyEarly
You seem to be running into Koroviev...... ...

You seem to be running into Koroviev......

http://http://www.masterandmargarita.eu/estore/pdf/emen019_dudka.pdf (http://www.masterandmargarita.eu/estore/pdf/emen019_dudka.pdf)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,471
Posted By GoUglyEarly
This picture actually answers the OP question...

This picture actually answers the OP question directly.

The marketing strategy for ADV bikes was/is the Dakar rally and the showroom models therefore hint at the Dakar bikes. Showing a BMW...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,330
Posted By GoUglyEarly
Honda's Production Based Dakar Bike

http://world.honda.com/Dakar/lpl_interview/02/

Looks like they are coming out of the gate quite well.

Does this mean we will get a new 400 class Dual Sport/ADV bike on the showroom floor in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,541
Posted By GoUglyEarly
Never understood the false dichotomy of riding...

Never understood the false dichotomy of riding before versus riding after having a family.

Statistically, giving up the motorcycle while attempting to lower your overall risk profile for death is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,147
Posted By GoUglyEarly
For what it is worth, I cannot think of one...

For what it is worth, I cannot think of one single aggressive action taken by a cager when I've had my GoPro conspicuously mounted on my helmet.

It almost seems like magic now that I think about...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-13-2013, 11:44 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 17,359
Posted By GoUglyEarly
Your first mistake was believing something a...

Your first mistake was believing something a representative of the government told you.

Motorcycles can be registered and insured, ATVs cannot. Therefore the arrival of ATVs on the scene gives...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-31-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,628
Posted By GoUglyEarly
Just to be clear we are talking about one of the...

Just to be clear we are talking about one of the last Banana Republics that apparently considered Hugo Chavez a hero, yet calls motorcycles a plague.....

All this means is someone in the top brass...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-30-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,348
Posted By GoUglyEarly
These posts from Southerners have me cracking up!...

These posts from Southerners have me cracking up!

When I lived in Dixie, at night I ran into drunks, drunks with no lights on driving in the wrong lane on purpose, drunk armadillos, indian burial...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,703
Posted By GoUglyEarly
:rofl I didn't know John Galt rode a...

:rofl

I didn't know John Galt rode a motorcycle.

Does this new equation factor in gearing ratios, oil viscosity and testicular fortitude? Do I need a power commander to get these stats?
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-28-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,996
Posted By GoUglyEarly
I've got an XR400 and the only thing holding it...

I've got an XR400 and the only thing holding it back is the lack of a 6th gear and the fact that it is 15 years old and hung with billy goat sprockets. It can still do 80 on the highway, not that I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 15,611
Posted By GoUglyEarly
Which, I want to point out for hilarity, is a...

Which, I want to point out for hilarity, is a state that routinely tolerates 80 mph on the highway.

So,

80 mph, not even a second glance.
90 mph, ticket from a VERY rude and angry man in a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,322
Posted By GoUglyEarly
I've been pulled over, and ticketed, for "unsafe...

I've been pulled over, and ticketed, for "unsafe passing."

That being said, traffic laws are written and enforced by and for people with no imagination....and/or people who never read Nietzsche or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,061
Posted By GoUglyEarly
Motion to Sticky!

Motion to Sticky!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-12-2013, 10:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By GoUglyEarly
Realized I never checked back in here. I got...

Realized I never checked back in here.

I got invited to a ride with some buddies up north so this Sunday is out. I will check back here later this week to see what is up.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-11-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 41,269
Posted By GoUglyEarly
I would be interested in running my XR400 in this...

I would be interested in running my XR400 in this event. Is that considered a "trail bike"?

If it helps any, I weigh enough to offset any advantage over a small guy riding a bigger bike. In...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-09-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By GoUglyEarly
Thumb This Sunday is possible, weather permitting. I...

This Sunday is possible, weather permitting. I have to ride down from Princeton and ain't chancing it on knobbies if it is wet out.

If it is dry, the only thing that would hold me back is whether...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2013, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 369,413
Posted By GoUglyEarly
Nearly every group of bicyclists in NJ acts like...

Nearly every group of bicyclists in NJ acts like a bunch of activists, spreads out across the road on purpose when vehicular traffic approaches, and unnecessarily creates uncomfortable situations.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-08-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By GoUglyEarly
Talking I've got an old XR400 and like to go down to...

I've got an old XR400 and like to go down to Wharton State Forest a few times a year. I like to spend a few hours exploring back there and with the summer gone there should be less 4xD traffic...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-08-2013, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6,819
Views: 411,202
Posted By GoUglyEarly
I tried to go up Old Mine Road on my streetbike...

I tried to go up Old Mine Road on my streetbike this weekend but it was shuttered. A braver man than I "may" be able to sneak around but I wasn't going to chance it on a 500 pound SS with worn tires...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,603
Posted By GoUglyEarly
Learning to implement trailbraking increased my...

Learning to implement trailbraking increased my cornering confidence immensely.

Letting the clutch out for each gear makes it easier to match revs on the downshift for me, requires less blip,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-07-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,699
Posted By GoUglyEarly
This happens to me several times a day in New...

This happens to me several times a day in New Jersey.

I interpret it as a musical ray of light, come down from heaven, of holy permission and justification for liberal interpretation of traffic...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,074
Posted By GoUglyEarly
Laugh I disagree with you, in part. Too many...

I disagree with you, in part.

Too many people, who are only interested in gaining "position" or one-upping each other, will act quite aggressively in this manner and never really get anywhere...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,211
Posted By GoUglyEarly
The correct answer to the loud pipes question can...

The correct answer to the loud pipes question can never be black or white, yet again here you have things sorting out that way with quite a bit of irony to boot.

Loud pipes are irritating. So is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-19-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,961
Posted By GoUglyEarly
Bump, for viva le revolucion!

Bump, for viva le revolucion!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9,908
Views: 2,033,570
Posted By GoUglyEarly
I was at a stoplight, a few cars back from the...

I was at a stoplight, a few cars back from the intersection, doing a rude verbal caricature of a nearby moron driver. I didn't expect anyone could hear me.

All of a sudden, a SUV comes up in my...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-17-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By GoUglyEarly
I am native to that area, but never rode North of...

I am native to that area, but never rode North of Route 23. When you do get a ride together, please send me a PM with the details as I may be able to get up there with some planning.

What is your...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-13-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,218
Posted By GoUglyEarly
I am part Italian.....but my bikes are Japanese. ...

I am part Italian.....but my bikes are Japanese.

Do I qualify?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-13-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 613
Posted By GoUglyEarly
Called, emailing, following up, thanks for...

Called, emailing, following up, thanks for drawing attention to this.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,083
Posted By GoUglyEarly
What's Taters, precious?

What's Taters, precious?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-12-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,840
Posted By GoUglyEarly
I've got a pair of Vans sneakers, a longboard, a...

I've got a pair of Vans sneakers, a longboard, a moped, a straw hat, a Wolf/Moon black t-shirt, prescription Buddy Holly glasses, a brother who lives in Williamsburg (NYC), and I love Death Cab for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 22,283
Posted By GoUglyEarly
Sometimes I think the only reason the country...

Sometimes I think the only reason the country hasn't imploded yet is because the majority of cops on the street still have and exercise good judgement based on common decency.

I try not to get...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-06-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,962
Posted By GoUglyEarly
If this guy is indeed a repeat offender I hope...

If this guy is indeed a repeat offender I hope you do catch him.

I will go as far as to pull over and shut down completely if I see horses coming my way....and I have to kick to get started again!...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,452
Posted By GoUglyEarly
Let me tell you something. If you could have...

Let me tell you something.

If you could have seen me spend all night having a catharsis on the porcelain throne, and then pack the exhaust with some Calmol and hop on the bike in order to make it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-05-2013, 10:47 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 37,386
Posted By GoUglyEarly
-Housing Bubble -Iraq -Afghanistan You...

-Housing Bubble
-Iraq
-Afghanistan

You should shut your mouth and be ashamed of yourself quietly now after making that last comment.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 37,386
Posted By GoUglyEarly
The Dude: "Ah, no that was the chief of police of...

The Dude: "Ah, no that was the chief of police of Malibu. A real reactionary."
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 105,891
Posted By GoUglyEarly
You've made one of the classic blunders. Never...

You've made one of the classic blunders. Never go up against a SEL pilot when death is on the line. And slightly lesser known is this; bugsmashers glide well and land slower than most speed limits...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 369,413
Posted By GoUglyEarly
I've read your multiple posts here and have to...

I've read your multiple posts here and have to tell you that your are far too eager to interpret what you want to hear, now that I have seen an event with my own eyes, reported it, and viewed your...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6,690
Views: 369,413
Posted By GoUglyEarly
Unbelievable. Yesterday I was riding around...

Unbelievable.

Yesterday I was riding around Hunterdon County in New Jersey when I ran into some of the most dangerous, selfish bicyclists I have ever come across.

All of them were middle-aged...
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