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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-03-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,900
Posted By DRanger
Apology

I need to apologize to everyone for my recent outbursts of anger, especially beretta and AZRider, whom I tore into without justification. I've always had a temper, but recent medical issues have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,205
Posted By DRanger
Yeah, I know. I'm also a curmudgeon with a low...

Yeah, I know. I'm also a curmudgeon with a low threshold for bullshit from pseudo intellectuals like beretta, who preen their egos asking senseless questions that answer themselves, and start...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,205
Posted By DRanger
"Unofficial Ignore List?" Damn, I must be...

"Unofficial Ignore List?" Damn, I must be slipping. Please put me on your official ignore list. I could really care less what you believe. Huffing and puffing? Really?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,205
Posted By DRanger
Is that a veiled threat, Biker Boy? Do you wish...

Is that a veiled threat, Biker Boy? Do you wish to do me harm? Please be a little more specific, and if that's your intent, let me add that threatening a federal employee is a felony offense. I'm...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,644
Posted By DRanger
Not a chance. Didn't you note that he and Derek...

Not a chance. Didn't you note that he and Derek are tight? It would be heartless to break up that chummy couple.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,205
Posted By DRanger
So when the dust settles, what did we learn from...

So when the dust settles, what did we learn from this provocative question presented by 390Beretta? Well, besides the fact that he and "Derek" are butt buddies attempting a Starbucks rendezvous, and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,205
Posted By DRanger
I know more about human nature than you can...

I know more about human nature than you can imagine, AZBiker. The question posed elicits a positive response from and audience of riders, and anyone who doesn't have a shred of human decency to stop...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,644
Posted By DRanger
You said you expected a backlash for posting your...

You said you expected a backlash for posting your thread. You got one. Quit whining. Are you some pre pubescent twit who got all teary eyed reading Bambi? Do you actually ride a motorcycle? I guess...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,644
Posted By DRanger
Good one!:rofl

Good one!:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,205
Posted By DRanger
Are you drunk or high? What do you suppose...

Are you drunk or high? What do you suppose people will say: "No, I never get involved" or "Sorry, I have a felony warrant for my arrest, and I don't want to talk to the Police." Get real. Anybody...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,205
Posted By DRanger
Why do you ask stupid questions? Call a friend. ...

Why do you ask stupid questions? Call a friend. Go to a movie. Jerk off. Whatever. Just shut up. Stop posting inane threads.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,644
Posted By DRanger
My post directly addressed your idiotic quote,...

My post directly addressed your idiotic quote, Mr. Wildlife Lover. You must not live in an area with lots of wildlife, or have never met anyone who was blind sided by a deer that suddenly bolted...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,644
Posted By DRanger
"I actually welcome the opportunity to encounter...

"I actually welcome the opportunity to encounter wildlife of any kind while riding."

Do us a favor and ride through a Safari Wildlife Park. Make sure you load your pockets with bacon and raw...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-17-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 13,609
Posted By DRanger
I seriously did not see his "apology" until after...

I seriously did not see his "apology" until after I hit the submit, which brought up more recent posts. Regardless, I don't feel the need to give BBB a hug or a pat on the back. Some lessons get...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-17-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 13,609
Posted By DRanger
I was typing my response when he tendered his...

I was typing my response when he tendered his apology, or I wouldn't have bothered submitting. Good that he apologized. Hope he truly has learned something. Too bad it took a beating to get him to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-17-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 13,609
Posted By DRanger
If you become a member of the American Alpine...

If you become a member of the American Alpine Club, yearly membership dues buys you SAR insurance.

I was lucky enough to serve on the Grand Canyon National Park SAR Team for nearly ten years. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-13-2012, 10:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,869
Posted By DRanger
Norm: I just want to say that you did a good...

Norm:
I just want to say that you did a good thing in staying with the guy. He may have been cognizant, and knowing he was not alone would have been a comfort to him.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-13-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,869
Posted By DRanger
I'll be riding the Peak to Peak with friends I'm...

I'll be riding the Peak to Peak with friends I'm meeting in Ft. Collins next week. Some of these folks don't ride mountains much, so we'll be using caution. While we all wear ATGATT, I know from...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-03-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By DRanger
It's Sturgis Rally out this way, and prices on...

It's Sturgis Rally out this way, and prices on rooms nearly quadruple. Bastards in the local hospitality biz gouge tourists this time of year. My preference is Mom&Pop motels in more remote towns. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-03-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 869
Posted By DRanger
Affordable Lodging Choices

August 19-24, a few middle-age friends and I are planning on meeting for up to five days or riding the Rockies. We need recommendations for affordable lodging. Since some in the group don't camp, or...
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2012, 06:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,231
Posted By DRanger
Now you've done it. You've hurled your elitist...

Now you've done it. You've hurled your elitist attitude directly at the WalMart tenters of this forum. Prepare thyself to be smitten with wrath.:D
Forum: Equipment 07-29-2012, 04:12 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 15,567
Posted By DRanger
Be careful. It might just get occupied, rather...

Be careful. It might just get occupied, rather than stolen. You might have an entire family living out of it.
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 148
Views: 15,567
Posted By DRanger
If all you want out of gear is something that...

If all you want out of gear is something that will survive a few bike tours a year and provide basic comfort and shelter, buy the least expensive gear and replace it whenever it wears or fails. If...
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 15,567
Posted By DRanger
I have never been one to haul around tarps for...

I have never been one to haul around tarps for camping, but some tarps now come with a reflective side that helps radiate heat. One of my friends cut one to the size of his tent footprint and claims...
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 15,567
Posted By DRanger
I use a lightweight backpacking tent when I'm...

I use a lightweight backpacking tent when I'm touring. I don't want to worry that my tent might not hold up under bad weather. Ever had to put up a tent in a blizzard or downpour? Convenience and...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-21-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,089
Posted By DRanger
:eek1:rofl

:eek1:rofl
Forum: Equipment 07-16-2012, 03:18 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 8,231
Posted By DRanger
REI Half Dome 2 Plus Tent specs out at 98" X 56"...

REI Half Dome 2 Plus Tent specs out at 98" X 56" with a 42" peak height, and weighs in at 5 lbs. 8 oz. for $219. While I have not used this tent, I like the design features: free standing pole setup,...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-14-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,299
Posted By DRanger
I switched to a GS five years ago, and I love the...

I switched to a GS five years ago, and I love the damn thing. It fulfills every riding need I have. It doesn't really matter what you ride, CO has great riding for all bikes. Good luck.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-12-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,237
Posted By DRanger
I just replaced my rear A2 at 12k miles. The...

I just replaced my rear A2 at 12k miles. The rear had squared off, but the front is fine, and should go another 2-3k. I've never gotten that kind of mileage on a rear tire, and I love the way the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-30-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 22,498
Posted By DRanger
So you're a whiny little meddling statist too. ...

So you're a whiny little meddling statist too. Sweet.


AZbiker found a new word in the dictionary to impress everyone with his higher level of edumucation. Isn't that special. :puke1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-28-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 22,498
Posted By DRanger
Loud pipes are covered by enforcable federal...

Loud pipes are covered by enforcable federal regulations that can also include applicable state laws where NPS units are in Concurrent Jurisdiction.

Title 36 Code of Federal Regulations 2.34...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-28-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,675
Posted By DRanger
Oh, the humanity!

Oh, the humanity!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,910
Posted By DRanger
Very good advice, but the "dispersed" camping...

Very good advice, but the "dispersed" camping information you state relates to the National Forest Service more than it does to any National Park Service unit in which I have worked over the past 25...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-25-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,921
Posted By DRanger
I'm 5'11" with a 33" inseam. I can't comment on...

I'm 5'11" with a 33" inseam. I can't comment on the other saddles mentioned, since I've never ridden any besides the Sargent.

I bought a Sargent off the shelf for my '07 GS, and while it was...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-24-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,208
Posted By DRanger
Wolfman Motorcycle Luggage has what you need, and...

Wolfman Motorcycle Luggage has what you need, and they make their own products in Colorado, USA. I've been using one of their Expedition tank bags for five years. No problems. Excellent quality...
Forum: Americas 04-03-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,124
Posted By DRanger
Hipster's U-Haul idea is the best solution for...

Hipster's U-Haul idea is the best solution for you and the wife. Otherwise, just ride that dog, Iron Butt #31:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,184
Posted By DRanger
Had a great day of riding. I made a special...

Had a great day of riding. I made a special effort and waved at everyone we came across on the back roads. Hell, I even waved at cruisers and touring bikes when we got back on blacktop. :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,184
Posted By DRanger
I'm headed to the Badlands tomorrow morning with...

I'm headed to the Badlands tomorrow morning with a friend who rides a KLR. I feel lucky that he lowers his standards enough to ride with a GSer.:D I promise to wave at everyone we encounter on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,184
Posted By DRanger
You're basing your "superficial" judgement of...

You're basing your "superficial" judgement of this thread based on the comments of a few, but thanks for your enlightened perspective. You are obviously a far superior being than the rest of us. ...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2012, 09:47 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 28,448
Posted By DRanger
Naw, I just need faster reflexes. :D

Naw, I just need faster reflexes. :D
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