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Forum: Americas 07-10-2012, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By Rip
Sooooooooo I'm thinking about going from south Florida to Maine, and maybe beyond

Rolling out solo on a oil-leaking piece of crap DR 650. I may be in trouble here. :lol3
Forum: Face plant 08-12-2007, 06:14 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,488
Posted By Rip
Write "get well soon" across his front lawn....

Write "get well soon" across his front lawn. :D
Forum: Face plant 08-09-2007, 02:01 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,488
Posted By Rip
Well, it was worth a shot! :lol3

Well, it was worth a shot! :lol3
Forum: Face plant 08-09-2007, 08:21 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,488
Posted By Rip
Damn Mike! Bryant sent me the link to this. Looks...

Damn Mike! Bryant sent me the link to this. Looks like you tore it up pretty well. Nice job. :D Heal up fast.

I should be coming out to visit soon and you know I want to hit some trails. Know...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-01-2006, 09:28 PM
Replies: 19,389
Views: 1,060,180
Posted By Rip
God damn idiots!!!! I was in an accident...

God damn idiots!!!!

I was in an accident on Monday.

And one of my best friends was in a REALLY bad one last night. We were on the scene in seconds. Might lose his left leg, it's bad, REALLY...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2006, 07:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,775
Posted By Rip
Holy hell! I wanna go!!!

Holy hell! I wanna go!!!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2006, 01:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,166
Posted By Rip
Are those the people at Waffle House??? :D ...

Are those the people at Waffle House??? :D


Dude, after reading your bit about your work/lifestyle choices, I'm beginning to think I had a twin brother I was somehow separated from at birth...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-24-2006, 01:07 PM
Replies: 19,389
Views: 1,060,180
Posted By Rip
How about a motorcycle demolition derby??? Oh...

How about a motorcycle demolition derby??? Oh wait, I do that every time I ride offroad! :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-23-2006, 05:13 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,166
Posted By Rip
Hell yeah! I'm just a big happy goofball enjoying...

Hell yeah! I'm just a big happy goofball enjoying life best I can. I wave at random people all the time. :rofl

And if I see some kids checking out my bike while I rolling down the road, I'll...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-23-2006, 04:36 PM
Replies: 19,389
Views: 1,060,180
Posted By Rip
Glad to see some more locals slowly popping up....

Glad to see some more locals slowly popping up. :D

Other than riding to work, I'm going to keep my bike time limited for a while, at least the offroading part...I drove in the demolition derbies...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-23-2006, 04:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,571
Posted By Rip
That's pretty damn cool. I'd definitely check it...

That's pretty damn cool. I'd definitely check it out if I lived closer. And I may still come check it out. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-19-2006, 07:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,535
Posted By Rip
I would suggest.......moving. :D

I would suggest.......moving. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2006, 05:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,575
Posted By Rip
Wow. Just plain wow. lol Nice fish btw....

Wow. Just plain wow. lol


Nice fish btw. You know anyone looking for a USCG licensed captain??? :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2006, 12:28 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,575
Posted By Rip
:D On a more serious note, I'm actively...

:D

On a more serious note, I'm actively recruiting midget chicks on rollerskates to join Team Yarrrrr!!!

$10/midget finder's fee. Seriously.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-18-2006, 06:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,575
Posted By Rip
We've got 4 cars entered in the demolition...

We've got 4 cars entered in the demolition derbies for 3 days of total mahem at the state fair this weekend....none have ABS, and most don't even really have brakes at all. :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2006, 11:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,575
Posted By Rip
Tis kinda funny the beemer crowd has taken over....

Tis kinda funny the beemer crowd has taken over. Gold Wings with a bit of a dirt edge to 'em.

ABS still sucks ass. :D

I will add a GS to my arsenal one day, and on a garbage wagon like...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2006, 11:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,663
Posted By Rip
I can feel "stuff", but when my rear end shit the...

I can feel "stuff", but when my rear end shit the bed the other day, the pre-noise I heard gave me a clue before it really shat the entire bed......

That said, I could use a rear shock, caliper,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2006, 04:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,575
Posted By Rip
YarrRRR! There was too much good shit to quote in...

YarrRRR! There was too much good shit to quote in there, so I just grabbed a couple of good ones. :D

But I think we're on the same level here. At some point of garbage wagon wisdom, you reach a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2006, 07:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,663
Posted By Rip
I can't help but envision this..... ...

I can't help but envision this.....


"Excellent choice. Would you like some ABS with your music?":rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2006, 07:24 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,306
Posted By Rip
For the record, I was very much KIDDING about the...

For the record, I was very much KIDDING about the tire iron bit. lolllll

Anybody want to give me a ride to work today? Tis one of those days I just don't feel like riding in the rain. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2006, 10:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,663
Posted By Rip
Wow. Just plain wow. I can't even...

Wow. Just plain wow.

I can't even type/express/jump through the ceiling/ my reaction...

I really don't get it. I found this place seeking like-minded riders, looking for trails out in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-16-2006, 10:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,686
Posted By Rip
I've got 3 straight days worth of demolition...

I've got 3 straight days worth of demolition derbies to endure ending that Sunday, but might be in yer area-er that Monday. Mind if I crash the party? (walking/riding dependent) :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2006, 09:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,306
Posted By Rip
I dare you to say you do so without eye contact...

I dare you to say you do so without eye contact in the mirror and the associated wave forward, "come on by."

I'll blast by them myself. But my presence is VERY well known if they don't want to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2006, 09:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,306
Posted By Rip
I hear ya. Well said. I do the same......the key...

I hear ya. Well said. I do the same......the key being you wave them by, that's communication. Hand signaled for the go-ahead, knodded back as, "ok, I'm doing just that, as you have indicated it is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2006, 08:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,306
Posted By Rip
I like to rap 'em across the kneecap with a tire...

I like to rap 'em across the kneecap with a tire iron as I pass by (I keep it in a well hidden holster, looks like part of the frame). Not only is it fun, it teaches them a lesson.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2006, 01:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,237
Posted By Rip
Much of my disaster-avoiding reflexes come from...

Much of my disaster-avoiding reflexes come from trying to use a skinny-tired moped like an MX racer. There were no such things as "obstacles"...ALL could be conquered via moped!!! :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-16-2006, 12:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,237
Posted By Rip
Damn good thread. Nice to hear opinions from...

Damn good thread. Nice to hear opinions from those that have gone from dirt to street, and also those that went street to dirt. Great info for sure. :D

And the best part, nobody is claiming to be...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2006, 03:31 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,575
Posted By Rip
A GS ain't fer from being a Gold Wing anyway. :D

A GS ain't fer from being a Gold Wing anyway. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2006, 03:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,237
Posted By Rip
Oh hell yeah! We were the Hells Angels of the...

Oh hell yeah! We were the Hells Angels of the moped world back in the day. Cracks me up just thinking about it. :rofl


But back to the topic, I have to agree, as a blanket statement, dirt...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2006, 02:44 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,237
Posted By Rip
I honestly beleive that my dirt background has a...

I honestly beleive that my dirt background has a HUGE impact on my street riding.

You expect to crash a lot on dirt. That said, you also quickly learn HOW to crash in the least painful ways...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2006, 02:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,575
Posted By Rip
Shadowraven, you sir, have made my day. Thanks...

Shadowraven, you sir, have made my day. Thanks for the backup. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2006, 02:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,575
Posted By Rip
I can see the use of a controlled skid in certain...

I can see the use of a controlled skid in certain situations just doesn't fit in with this crowd.

Skidding is bad, m'kay. Whatever. You guys go ahead and hit EVERYthing head on. Some shit I'd...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2006, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By Rip
I was hoping that's what it was insinuating, but...

I was hoping that's what it was insinuating, but I couldn't tell for sure. lol
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-15-2006, 07:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,575
Posted By Rip
Hahahaaa! Personally, I HATE ABS on bikes....

Hahahaaa!

Personally, I HATE ABS on bikes. I mean I f'n despise it. Sometimes a controlled slide can save your ass. How ya gunna go into a slide with ABS???
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-14-2006, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By Rip
[quote=red XT Dave]25. More than half of the...

[quote=red XT Dave]25. More than half of the accident-involved motorcycle riders had less than 5 months experience on the accident motorcycle, although the total street riding experience was almost 3...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2006, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,126
Posted By Rip
Kinda lost me there...who actually rides in the...

Kinda lost me there...who actually rides in the middle of the lane?
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2006, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,375
Posted By Rip
Damn. I should put dibs on the wheels just in...

Damn. I should put dibs on the wheels just in case for more street-oriented tires.

Yeah, I know it's not getting parted out...yet. :evil
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2006, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,375
Posted By Rip
Part it out...I got dibs on the rear shock!!!!!!...

Part it out...I got dibs on the rear shock!!!!!! :evil
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-13-2006, 01:53 PM
Replies: 19,389
Views: 1,060,180
Posted By Rip
Hey Jerry, I just checked out your website....

Hey Jerry, I just checked out your website. Pretty cool, but you're missing something....water tours and a boat!!!

I just happen to know a USCG licensed captain (me!!! lol) and I might be moving...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-13-2006, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19,389
Views: 1,060,180
Posted By Rip
At Hatteras and Ocracoke (Nat'l Park laws apply)...

At Hatteras and Ocracoke (Nat'l Park laws apply) you can ride anything on the beach that is licensed for road use...ie: the dual sports we've ridden out there forever. :D

Ft. Fisher I would...
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