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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 05:21 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 17,890
Posted By Prettyboy
Always happy to have a fan. Maybe I can get...

Always happy to have a fan.

Maybe I can get some of the guys from the TUx forum to make an appearance.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 04:34 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 17,890
Posted By Prettyboy
Well, I payed. I had better make sure I can get...

Well, I payed. I had better make sure I can get that weekend off work.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 04:17 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 17,890
Posted By Prettyboy
Naturally. Unless someone wants to give me a...

Naturally. Unless someone wants to give me a wr250, I'll be sticking with my TUx.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 04:11 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 17,890
Posted By Prettyboy
Alright, well I'm going to just say "in." I think...

Alright, well I'm going to just say "in." I think I can make this happen.
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,077
Posted By Prettyboy
The Ninja 250 is a phenomenal little bike, from...

The Ninja 250 is a phenomenal little bike, from what I hear, as is the CBR250R. On the retro standard front, the TU250x is bulletproof and surprisingly capable (don't trust me, I am still on my 250 a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-16-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 17,890
Posted By Prettyboy
That looks like me on my bike!

That looks like me on my bike!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 17,890
Posted By Prettyboy
Howdy. Fingers crossed, this is looking...

Howdy.

Fingers crossed, this is looking pretty likely.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,312
Posted By Prettyboy
Interesting side note. When espresso was...

Interesting side note. When espresso was introduced to the English speaking world, the spelling and pronunciation "Expresso" was used interchangeably with the Italian spelling/pronunciation. If step...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,522
Posted By Prettyboy
My 2011 TU250x is on a salvage title. The...

My 2011 TU250x is on a salvage title. The dealership in NJ flooded, and a bunch of the bikes were scrapped from the damage. The guy before me bought the bike (presumably for a song), sunk a bunch of...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-13-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 25,906
Posted By Prettyboy
Got it. Thanks. I'm really sad I won't be...

Got it. Thanks.

I'm really sad I won't be able to make it up.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,958
Posted By Prettyboy
I paid cash for my bike, but I'm not sure I...

I paid cash for my bike, but I'm not sure I really have another option at the moment. I haven't gotten around to getting myself a credit card because I have an instinctive reaction against buying...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-13-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 25,906
Posted By Prettyboy
It looks like this just isn't going to happen for...

It looks like this just isn't going to happen for me this year, it's a bit too important of a gig I'm going for.

Is it possible to get a refund?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-13-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 17,890
Posted By Prettyboy
There's a chance I might be able to make it after...

There's a chance I might be able to make it after all. I'm juggling my schedule around, and might try to hit the October Sky festival in Coalwood WV on the way down, and then come see y'all.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,820
Posted By Prettyboy
You've got me beat.

You've got me beat.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 31,541
Views: 7,707,176
Posted By Prettyboy
You. I like you. Seriously though, I'm in...

You. I like you.

Seriously though, I'm in theatre, and spent most of my life in a dance studio. It is surprising how much of this shit you pick up.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 31,541
Views: 7,707,176
Posted By Prettyboy
Someday, young grasshopper, with patience.

Someday, young grasshopper, with patience.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 31,541
Views: 7,707,176
Posted By Prettyboy
That's what I was about to say.

That's what I was about to say.
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 08-12-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 25,906
Posted By Prettyboy
There's a chance I won't be able to come after...

There's a chance I won't be able to come after all. Looks like I probably have an audition (if they give me one) on the 18th or 19th with a callback on the 21st in NYC. It's not for sure yet, but...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,129
Posted By Prettyboy
That too. I can be sensible when I am old (or...

That too. I can be sensible when I am old (or middle aged. I'll be crazy again when I get old.)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,394
Posted By Prettyboy
I have never met someone under 65 years old who...

I have never met someone under 65 years old who didn't always wear a seatbelt. I always assumed we had gotten past that particular brand of silliness.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,064
Posted By Prettyboy
I wish it was warm and sunny most of the year...

I wish it was warm and sunny most of the year where I lived. We definitely have all four seasons (not quite as bad as other places), but for me the bike is still the only mode of transportation,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 16,824
Posted By Prettyboy
Cashmere is best for comfort for touring, as it...

Cashmere is best for comfort for touring, as it retains all of its positive qualities when wet.

Silk is best for performance, as it is the strongest and most lightweight, and works remarkably well...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,360
Posted By Prettyboy
To my mind, that is definitely a two wheeled car....

To my mind, that is definitely a two wheeled car. The licensing system just hasn't quite caught up with the idea.

Fully enclosed, steering wheel, self balancing. Definitely a car. I wonder how...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 373,266
Posted By Prettyboy
As much as Cat is occasionally rather annoying...

As much as Cat is occasionally rather annoying (you know it's true, so don't be offended), you and the other self appointed police who complain about him constantly are infinitely worse. If you would...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,129
Posted By Prettyboy
I don't remember if I commented early on, but...

I don't remember if I commented early on, but I've been following along since you took off. This has been a hell of a trip. Very entertaining, and it's really inspired me to take some chances when I...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 49,657
Posted By Prettyboy
The gas tank is a little silly. That's the same...

The gas tank is a little silly. That's the same size as on my 250. What do you think the range is?

That said, it's still gorgeous, and I really want to give one a ride.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 373,266
Posted By Prettyboy
I was being a bit facetious when I posted my...

I was being a bit facetious when I posted my TU250x. But yeah, you've hit the nail on the head. In my mind, there is no reason Suzuki couldn't release a TU250t, with built in hard bags, stock gearing...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 373,266
Posted By Prettyboy
In my arrogant opinion, touring bike doesn't...

In my arrogant opinion, touring bike doesn't really mean a class of bike. That is why there are sport tourers, touring cruisers, standard tourers, and adv tourers.

It just means it has a fairing,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,109
Posted By Prettyboy
TU250x. Super easy at low speeds.

TU250x. Super easy at low speeds.
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 49,657
Posted By Prettyboy
I'd be really interested if they introduced a...

I'd be really interested if they introduced a scrambler Scout. Might even be interested in a Touring Scout, although I'd tour on the base model. I wish they'd introduce a 500cc bike. That would start...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 49,657
Posted By Prettyboy
I am going to have to try and get a test ride on...

I am going to have to try and get a test ride on one of these. They seem like a cool bike. That said, I won't be buying one, but that is because I'm broke (and I don't want a cruiser, but this is...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-08-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,062
Posted By Prettyboy
*Disregarding the post above me* We have...

*Disregarding the post above me*

We have different ideas of a perfect bike. Mine would be this:
http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/PhotoGallerys/2010_yamaha_wr250r_2.jpg

but shaped/styled so it...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,304
Posted By Prettyboy
The TUx does great in gravel. I mean, it is not...

The TUx does great in gravel. I mean, it is not going to do as well as an equivalent dual sport (WR250r or even KL250/DR200), but it gets you there. Suspension is short, but manageable.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-05-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,641
Posted By Prettyboy
I don't know about that. I've seen enough reports...

I don't know about that. I've seen enough reports of people doing crazy cool trips on Scramblers not to write them off entirely.

The whole DR line does seem pretty great.

*Ignore any bike...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,033
Posted By Prettyboy
Bigger bikes are overrated. There's nothing you...

Bigger bikes are overrated. There's nothing you need to do in the road that a 250 can't do.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-04-2014, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8,984
Views: 1,789,931
Posted By Prettyboy
He wanted a ride.

He wanted a ride.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-30-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 797
Views: 60,627
Posted By Prettyboy
That would be me. I spent the last six weeks or...

That would be me. I spent the last six weeks or so, living in MD and commuting to DC. I found myself flying by traffic most of the time, and riding very aggressively, just because 270 and 495 are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 7,491
Posted By Prettyboy
Reduces congestion, then does so even more as...

Reduces congestion, then does so even more as more people get on bikes to get through traffic.
Forum: Americas 07-29-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,675
Posted By Prettyboy
This is a fascinating thread to read. I will just...

This is a fascinating thread to read. I will just about always choose camping, preferably free or at least cheap, but occasionally I have sprung for a hotel. I actually sleep better outside, and for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-29-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,163
Posted By Prettyboy
Hear hear.

Hear hear.
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