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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-15-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,698
Posted By pfloydgad
Thumb Looking forward to my 7th visit

This is a great get together. If you have never been it is a riot, and sometimes you get all 4 seasons in a 3 day weekend. So come prepared for just about anything weather wise. Camping is the best,...
Forum: Face plant 07-27-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,706
Posted By pfloydgad
The Bike doesn't matter

I feel for these 2, as well as their families. It is not just the rider that gets hurt. A workmates daughters boyfriend went riding with his squid buddies a few weekends ago.
He decided to do what...
Forum: Face plant 06-11-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,061
Posted By pfloydgad
Tough thing to watch, especially when you are a...

Tough thing to watch, especially when you are a rider. But how can anyone feel sorry for that kind of stupidity?
It has been a long time since I was asked about all my gear, most of the time they...
Forum: Face plant 06-03-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,516
Posted By pfloydgad
Uhh, lets see. 3 times over the 10 years of...

Uhh, lets see. 3 times over the 10 years of Football. It has resulted in 2 shoulder operations and 1 rotator cuff rebuild.
I have also had 6 knee surgeries, 2 discs replaced in my back, and carpel...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,079
Posted By pfloydgad
Thumb Flash crash ? RSA. Greg :y0!

Flash crash ?
RSA.
Greg :y0!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,191
Posted By pfloydgad
Sight seeing on the BRP and on a bike is deadly....

Sight seeing on the BRP and on a bike is deadly. I just did that ride in late April, now there was virtually no traffic, but there were more then a couple that did the drifting accross the center...
Forum: Equipment 05-20-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,259
Posted By pfloydgad
Thanks all, At least I now have a starting...

Thanks all,
At least I now have a starting point.
Ride safe all,
Greg
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,958
Posted By pfloydgad
Thumbs down HOLLY Frickin Crap

Slow down there big fella,
Go to: www.ironpony.com (http://www.ironpony.com)
Go to the closeouts, look at what they have on the web in their buyouts and closeouts,
and save up to $300, no shit. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-19-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 675
Posted By pfloydgad
Thumb Midnight Riding

Ok, some backround. I did the 2nd shift thing for over 10 yrs, so coming home at 2 to 3 am was the norm. I became hooked on the midnight riding thing.
No traffic, no wind, very few if ever,...
Forum: Equipment 05-19-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,259
Posted By pfloydgad
Thumb Bump Trying to get as much info as possible. ...

Bump
Trying to get as much info as possible.
Thanks again,
Ride safe all,
Greg
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,630
Posted By pfloydgad
Thumb AGVSport

I read some pretty good write-ups on the AGVSport Telluride Textile Riding Pants.
So I got some. They come with a moisture liner that zips along the inner waistband, and a thermal liner for the...
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,793
Posted By pfloydgad
I have seen:

The new Givi, and they are very sharp. Just my $.02.
Ride safe all,
Greg
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,259
Posted By pfloydgad
Thumb WIDE EEE Riding Boots ?

OK........................
I seem to get into this situation about every 4 to 5 yrs, but only when I need a new pair of riding boots.
I appeal to the masses here:
Who the fuck makes a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-11-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,667
Posted By pfloydgad
Thumb Mid speeds

OK...
This is what I used to teach my students when I did the MSF classed here in Ohio a few yrs back.
I worked on the newbies with mid speed braking, mid speed being between 15 and 35 mph.
We...
Forum: Face plant 05-05-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,485
Posted By pfloydgad
Keep a stiff upper lip

And I hope your Attorney has come and visited you. I would hang that asshat by the nearest No U-Turn sign.
Heal-up, take it slow and sue him for everything he has had, has, and will have.
Good...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 982
Posted By pfloydgad
No more North

390,
North and South are now combined, pretty good athletics starting to come out of the school.
IH is down to about 450 workers, no joy. The old plant is now a very large slab of concrete.
Strip...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2012, 08:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,200
Posted By pfloydgad
Thumb Stopped to help

Last Fall , on a trip to my fav. coffee shop. I stopped to help a rider that was broken down. He was pushing a 400 Burgman, and not very well either. I pulled up behind, got off and gave a quick...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 30,735
Views: 7,396,685
Posted By pfloydgad
Thumb No pics, but worth the read

No pics, don't bust my chops.
Imagine, rolling through town, see a guy in full Harley leathers, Harley boots, Harley gloves, small Harley brain bucket. I actually commend him, for a second or two...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 982
Posted By pfloydgad
Thumb An excellent reason to Practice

I practice these types of stops in an empty parking lot.
I hope I never need to use them, but a little practice can give you a small advantage if you do.
Good thread 390, thanks.
Ride safe all,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-05-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1,596
Views: 208,199
Posted By pfloydgad
Thumb Light Speed Pigeon

A Pigeon can hit some pretty good speeds, and I had one test the integrity of a very early designed Plexifairing II.
It came from between a couple tall buildings in my hometown, it hit just above...
Forum: Equipment 04-27-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,259
Posted By pfloydgad
Drop Transformers for bikes acc.

Ok.... I picked up a Midland digital video camera at a closeout. It really does a very nice job, and the quality is fine for me. It doesn't have the ability to power it with anything but 2 AAA...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-09-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,206
Posted By pfloydgad
Keep it simple

I will give rides to people sometimes, they have to have gear though.
I try to keep it as simple as possible with this statement:

DO NOT LEAN or PUT YOUR FEET DOWN, and keep your legs tucked in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,824
Posted By pfloydgad
Interesting question here. Personally I prefer...

Interesting question here. Personally I prefer Smarter and safer, besides, if they made a decision about who I am all geared-up before they meet me, I probably don't want to know them anyway. ...
Forum: Americas 03-28-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,021
Posted By pfloydgad
Well this is truely "weather" pending. My plans...

Well this is truely "weather" pending.
My plans are to leave April 12th, 8 or 9am. Knock down Ohio on 35 into WVA and hit some of my fav. roads from rides gone by.
I plan on looking for a campsite...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,482
Posted By pfloydgad
Aug. 1983

Well the idea of this ride was an excellent one. Exit from home on Friday morning with 2 buddies, head N into that State up North. Of course, Michigan, and an end of summer ride up to the Upper...
Forum: Americas 03-26-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,021
Posted By pfloydgad
Thanks for the heads up B. I kinda figured that...

Thanks for the heads up B.
I kinda figured that the Rangers might be a little touchy about Commando camping, so if i have to do the pay camping I will.
I'm just hoping the weather cooporates with...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,021
Posted By pfloydgad
Thumb FREE Camping along Blue Ridge Pkwy ?

Well I'm a cheap ass, so, I'm looking for some free campgrounds or sites the masses on here might know about along the BRP. My first night I will be staying around Mountain Grove and Warm Springs off...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,506
Posted By pfloydgad
Thumb Luke, Your A Beast ! Good video on a speed...

Luke,
Your A Beast !
Good video on a speed change though, for a big guy you move pretty well. :huh
Ride safe all,
Greg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-17-2012, 07:27 PM
Replies: 67,428
Views: 5,298,152
Posted By pfloydgad
Luke, I'll go, but I need your KLR, definatly...

Luke,
I'll go, but I need your KLR, definatly not my Connie. :wink:
RSA,
Greg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-08-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,232
Posted By pfloydgad
Thumb OK , I'll Bite

I'll be 55 in May, and this is 39 yrs in. The last time down was in 1982, when a little guy followed his ball out into the street. I dropped my 2 week old 82 Gold Wing into the ditch that was 4 ft....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-08-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,057
Posted By pfloydgad
Thumb Ohio and Winterization

Well............
As we say here in the round on the ends and HI in the middle State, "If you don't like the weather, wait 24 hrs."
Now I know that is said a lot, in many states, but what the Hell,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,081
Posted By pfloydgad
Gas Pricing: Will it affect your riding

Well will it ?
Just wondering if it will affect you like it will affect yours truly.
Could get ugly here in the States.
I know it is already ugly in some places overseas.
Just remember, ride...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,400
Posted By pfloydgad
Thumb Try my Favorite place

Skid,
Go here: www.ironpony.com (http://www.ironpony.com). :clap
Go to "Closeouts".
They buy out manuf. seasonally and new stock from dealers. It is not unusual to fing gear at up to 80% of...
Forum: Face plant 02-13-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,629
Posted By pfloydgad
A medical question

SVS,
You said that you all had some lunch, I have seen over the years that for about 2 hours after a big meal, sometimes the level of concentration can be affected.
I am a Type 1 Diabetic, and...
Forum: Face plant 02-13-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 17,836
Posted By pfloydgad
Do you play the Lottery ?

If you don't, start. :deal
Ride safe all,
Greg
Forum: Face plant 02-13-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,038
Posted By pfloydgad
Been watching this

Like stated above, I feel for you. The road surface is something that is so unprodictable. And I don't think you had enough time to really see that hazzard.
As far as auto pilot goes, I really try...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 1,703,359
Posted By pfloydgad
Cool2 I keep a Wand in my trunk

I have an expandable wand for protection in my trunk. When out it could do some serious damage if I hit you with it.
I have had the question concerning wearing a helmet when it is very warm out. If...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,531
Posted By pfloydgad
Thumb Just Make It Quick Please

I am hoping it is very quick, and hopefully painless. If it is the result of a bike, my family already knows my feeling sthat way.
What does concern me is the fact that I am an organ donor, and I...
Forum: Face plant 02-10-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,444
Posted By pfloydgad
I got an email from one of my buddies that was on...

I got an email from one of my buddies that was on the ride that day. Greg asked if I got the chance to get to Jimmys grave site and did I put the single white rose down like I do yearly.
Of course...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 20,439
Posted By pfloydgad
Some great tents in here, lots of info. Thanks...

Some great tents in here, lots of info.
Thanks for all the input. :clap
Ride safe all,
Greg
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