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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,422
Posted By tommysmothers
Three wheeled vehicles seem to be the CrossFit of...

Three wheeled vehicles seem to be the CrossFit of the motorsports world.

Lots of haters, lots of diehard fans, and a huge chunk of people that don't give a damn.

The more people out...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-28-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,186
Posted By tommysmothers
I'm willing to bet that beginners like me lean...

I'm willing to bet that beginners like me lean forward going uphill and backwards going downhill. That would explain the difference in confidence levels on hills. Thanks.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 360,380
Posted By tommysmothers
Sitting in stop-and-go traffic leading up to a...

Sitting in stop-and-go traffic leading up to a long red light. A young girl in a pickup truck drove past me on the shoulder and clipped a metal mailbox with her passenger side mirror.

Mailbox...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,747
Posted By tommysmothers
If I ever meet someone on a RWB I'm gonna punch...

If I ever meet someone on a RWB I'm gonna punch them out and then swap tags and keys and leave on the RWB. Or just repaint and redecal my 85 to match.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-21-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,618
Posted By tommysmothers
I'll leave it on the foot peg if I'm stopping for...

I'll leave it on the foot peg if I'm stopping for a photo at an overlook or strapped to the helmet lock if I'm going hiking; the helmet comes with me the rest of the time.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-16-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 11,232
Views: 692,953
Posted By tommysmothers
I went but couldn't find the crab and didn't like...

I went but couldn't find the crab and didn't like the picture I took (lens is scratched).
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 9,015
Views: 1,795,809
Posted By tommysmothers
<IFRAME height=315...

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I saw them ride through Baltimore once. Crazy.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-15-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 881
Posted By tommysmothers
Coworker was just down in Myrtle Beach, he said...

Coworker was just down in Myrtle Beach, he said the paid-entry beaches were like ghost towns compared to the free beaches.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-14-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11,232
Views: 692,953
Posted By tommysmothers
It's a really nice place. They have live music...

It's a really nice place. They have live music several times per week, plan accordingly if that's not your thing.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-14-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,208
Posted By tommysmothers
It seems I hand out more of those on Sundays.

It seems I hand out more of those on Sundays.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 360,380
Posted By tommysmothers
But were you ATGATT and Hi-Vizzed? If not, then...

But were you ATGATT and Hi-Vizzed? If not, then it's your fault.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 2,655
Views: 360,380
Posted By tommysmothers
It irritates me when drivers do not turn on their...

It irritates me when drivers do not turn on their headlights early in the morning; they blend in with the cars behind them. Pro-tip: If you're the only person with your lights off...turn them on.

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 31,624
Views: 7,730,003
Posted By tommysmothers
At 0:21 he checks to see if the rear wheel is...

At 0:21 he checks to see if the rear wheel is still there.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 31,624
Views: 7,730,003
Posted By tommysmothers
I guess that's why they call them drag pipes.

I guess that's why they call them drag pipes.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,517
Posted By tommysmothers
Does this mean I shouldn't mount my katana sheath...

Does this mean I shouldn't mount my katana sheath to the bars?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,337
Posted By tommysmothers
If you live long enough, you WILL die.

If you live long enough, you WILL die.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-18-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By tommysmothers
I'm up for doing it Sunday.

I'm up for doing it Sunday.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-23-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9,015
Views: 1,795,809
Posted By tommysmothers
Arrived at work on the bike today, coworker asked...

Arrived at work on the bike today, coworker asked if he could put me in his 2014 deadpool. :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-13-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By tommysmothers
I need to move.

I need to move.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-09-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,936
Posted By tommysmothers
I've got a 6'5" 250lb friend that commutes to...

I've got a 6'5" 250lb friend that commutes to work in rural PA on a TW200...:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-13-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,033
Posted By tommysmothers
And not a single work was done that day. ...

And not a single work was done that day.



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Found some bikes!

http://i354.photobucket.com/albums/r430/elkcloner/Moto.jpg (http://s354.photobucket.com/user/elkcloner/media/Moto.jpg.html)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,977
Posted By tommysmothers
Dr. DudeClone or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying...

Dr. DudeClone or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Speed
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-11-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,977
Posted By tommysmothers
So is the title supposed to be read, "Well On My...

So is the title supposed to be read, "Well On My Way To A Speeding Ticket" or "Well, On My Way To A Speeding Ticket"?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-07-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 918
Posted By tommysmothers
I'm south of Boonsboro, but I still consider...

I'm south of Boonsboro, but I still consider myself a rookie rider, so maybe you don't wanna ride with me.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-06-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,233
Posted By tommysmothers
RR, Most of the riders that, "ride 10%...

RR,

Most of the riders that, "ride 10% faster than traffic" are probably doing so on multi-lane highways or freeways.

Around here (DC Metro area), riding at the average speed of traffic means...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,254
Posted By tommysmothers
http://www.biolitestove.com/campstove/camp-overvie...

http://www.biolitestove.com/campstove/camp-overview/features/

Camp stove with a thermoelectric generator. USB port for charging electronics.

Haven't used it myself, though.
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 845
Views: 422,892
Posted By tommysmothers
This is a fantastic RR! :clap

This is a fantastic RR! :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 386,462
Posted By tommysmothers
Price out everything before you start buying....

Price out everything before you start buying. Visit your local shops and look through their clearance racks. Some shops offer a discount for having taken MSF course. Try things on before buying.
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-05-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,977
Posted By tommysmothers
Riding slow lets you speed up for giggles when...

Riding slow lets you speed up for giggles when the situation allows.

No tickets, no plan on getting any.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-04-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,329
Posted By tommysmothers
OP, Are you looking for a motorcycle that is...

OP,

Are you looking for a motorcycle that is directly comparable with a Civic in regards to price, mileage, and reliability? Or are you looking for a motorcycle that is a "Civic" when compared to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1,814
Views: 158,354
Posted By tommysmothers
Big thanks to Vulfy for getting this going. ...

Big thanks to Vulfy for getting this going.

I gave the Circle of Trust a go-round this weekend. I suck. I was only able to get about 3-4 consecutive rotations before I would screw up and go wide....
Forum: Face plant 02-20-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,751
Posted By tommysmothers
Wow. Glad you made it out mostly intact.

Wow. Glad you made it out mostly intact.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-20-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,256
Posted By tommysmothers
So the BMW GS is becoming the new Harley? ...

So the BMW GS is becoming the new Harley?

:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-20-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 9,138
Posted By tommysmothers
Most US states will send you their DOT highway...

Most US states will send you their DOT highway map for free. I've found lots of interesting things to add to my summer trip itinerary by looking at the maps I've gotten in the mail.

Nevada's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-19-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 775
Posted By tommysmothers
I was promised beautiful women. :dunno

I was promised beautiful women.

:dunno
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-19-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,814
Views: 158,354
Posted By tommysmothers
Going to give it a whirl this weekend. Thanks for...

Going to give it a whirl this weekend. Thanks for the inspiration.

This may have been covered earlier, but do you guys warm up your tires beforehand?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 16,846
Posted By tommysmothers
30 year old carb boots.

30 year old carb boots.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-18-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,256
Posted By tommysmothers
Found this in the comment section: ...

Found this in the comment section:



:lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-14-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 3,728
Views: 820,692
Posted By tommysmothers
My list of specific places to visit has just...

My list of specific places to visit has just expanded 500%.

Thanks for the photos riders!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,840
Posted By tommysmothers
Get this guy to do more motorcycle reviews: ...

Get this guy to do more motorcycle reviews:

<iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/jaOBzTJB7yc" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe>

Painfully honest.
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