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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-17-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By justafurnaceman
The military has made SOME improvements.... some...

The military has made SOME improvements.... some branches more than others.

The mentorship program isn't quite where it needs to be.... Granted, it's given as an additional duty and not much...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 527
Views: 66,502
Posted By justafurnaceman
I've been using my Street Bob to scout out roads...

I've been using my Street Bob to scout out roads in the area to take my newly aquired DR650 down. Sometimes I don't know when to stop....
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By justafurnaceman
:clap

:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By justafurnaceman
The Tail Gunner- A Military Rider FB page

When I first got into riding motorcycles I was a civilian and my "mentor" was a co-worker who started riding 6 months before I did. I took the class from Driver's Ed, bought a '75 Honda 500 and a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 39,894
Posted By justafurnaceman
That's sig line worthy! Well, most of what you...

That's sig line worthy! Well, most of what you write is....

Great stuff Dennis, glad I found you on Instagram. Being an east coast guy the only desert experience I have is Ft Irwin, CA and Iraq...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-03-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 8,520
Posted By justafurnaceman
A friend of mine is getting into riding and is...

A friend of mine is getting into riding and is your height. As much as I cringe, the only bikes that he feels comfortable on are full size cruisers. I wish he had bought used but I wasn't there to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,962
Posted By justafurnaceman
I was watching dirt bike riding and fail videos...

I was watching dirt bike riding and fail videos and a Revzilla ad for helmets kept popping up on the side.... coincidence?? :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2015, 05:26 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 49,511
Posted By justafurnaceman
Thanks for the info! I'll keep practicing.

Thanks for the info! I'll keep practicing.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 49,511
Posted By justafurnaceman
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 02:33 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 8,520
Posted By justafurnaceman
I think that it should be tough enough so they...

I think that it should be tough enough so they come away from it with good skills that sets them up for success. Granted, not everything can be taught in a reasonable time, but the basic skills can...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 49,511
Posted By justafurnaceman
So I've been out in the yard practicing and...

So I've been out in the yard practicing and notice that I'm not able to bring the front end up on the DR650 very easily. Now I take this as I'm a NoOb and that it still has the stock front sprocket...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 8,520
Posted By justafurnaceman
Slow day at the office so I thought that I would...

Slow day at the office so I thought that I would throw in my $.02.

The Army has been able to influence a decrease in motorcycle fatalities in the past few years. It started with increasing the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-28-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 13,345
Posted By justafurnaceman
I'm in plus justafurnacegirl. :clap We'll...

I'm in plus justafurnacegirl. :clap

We'll probably be just riding the pavement.
Forum: Americas 03-26-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 342
Posted By justafurnaceman
If you enjoy camping don't forget that many bases...

If you enjoy camping don't forget that many bases have cheap tent sites and the chow halls have pretty cheap breakfasts.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-26-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 49,511
Posted By justafurnaceman
Just picked up a DR650 and learning how to ride...

Just picked up a DR650 and learning how to ride in the dirt better. Thanks for the videos, they've been very educational!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-23-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3,767
Views: 1,655,829
Posted By justafurnaceman
Awesome! :clap

Awesome! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,869
Views: 427,862
Posted By justafurnaceman
Let's get this back on the front page. My...

Let's get this back on the front page.

My new DR650! I'm really excited about the new bike, let's see where it can take me!!

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8,334
Views: 8,107,902
Posted By justafurnaceman
I bought a pillon seat and passenger pegs for the...

I bought a pillon seat and passenger pegs for the HD Street Bob and spent around $300 for it so the wife could ride. She's ridden with me once. Most expensive ride I've been on so far... :cry
...
Forum: The Garage 03-15-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,623
Posted By justafurnaceman
Do you have a silverish box above the burner? On...

Do you have a silverish box above the burner? On the furnaces that we serviced and sold there was a temperature probe that told the fan to turn on and off.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-15-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3,767
Views: 1,655,829
Posted By justafurnaceman
Decided to take the GSXR out for a spin. ...

Decided to take the GSXR out for a spin. Beautiful day outside!

http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac201/justafurnaceman/Abby_gsxr_zpsf3fmnem0.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-12-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,409
Posted By justafurnaceman
I love how everyone has different ideas on how to...

I love how everyone has different ideas on how to teach their kids. Definitely some great ideas.

I talk to my 7 year old about riding/driving on the street every time we get on the bike or ride...
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 441,501
Posted By justafurnaceman
While I understand the rules of the site I think...

While I understand the rules of the site I think that your ride report has been one of the most motivating journeys that I've read. It's too bad that I can't access your website at work, I'll have...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-09-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3,767
Views: 1,655,829
Posted By justafurnaceman
We're waiting for the front lawn to dry up a...

We're waiting for the front lawn to dry up a little before we get back to riding since it's a rental so we decided to go for a walk and splash in the puddles instead!
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,405
Posted By justafurnaceman
I know many people that don't ride unless it's...

I know many people that don't ride unless it's the optimal temperature and weather.


I got many looks while traveling by mc when it's was raining.
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 441,501
Posted By justafurnaceman
Love this picture!

Love this picture!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-26-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 3,767
Views: 1,655,829
Posted By justafurnaceman
Not a riding pic but justafurnacegirl came to...

Not a riding pic but justafurnacegirl came to work with me.


http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac201/justafurnaceman/IMG_0208_zpsq9rrcwnv.jpg...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,342
Posted By justafurnaceman
I'm the same as all ready stated; concentrating...

I'm the same as all ready stated; concentrating on riding gives very little room for other thoughts, especially negative, worrisome ones.


Riding brings so much happiness that there are many...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 15,378
Posted By justafurnaceman
The neighbor's German Shepard would hear me...

The neighbor's German Shepard would hear me coming down the road (a gravel back road), run across the yard, and then chase me until the edge of the property line a couple of times a week. I did the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-24-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,976,244
Posted By justafurnaceman
:lol3 Well, it's cold to the people that...

:lol3

Well, it's cold to the people that live down here but chilly to us Mainahs.... It's in the 30's right now....

And yes, lawn.... we got snow (6 inches) and it's about half gone.......
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-24-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 15,753
Posted By justafurnaceman
Perfect! Thanks. :clap

Perfect! Thanks. :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-24-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 15,753
Posted By justafurnaceman
Where is this? I'll be headed up to NH this...

Where is this? I'll be headed up to NH this summer and would like to visit this place.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-24-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,976,244
Posted By justafurnaceman
I would invite you guys to come down here but...

I would invite you guys to come down here but it's actually been a bit chilly lately. I have plenty of lawn to camp on if you guys want to come down.
Forum: Racing 02-23-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,519
Posted By justafurnaceman
Wow!! I have a whole 8 pts!! :eek1 Not...

Wow!! I have a whole 8 pts!! :eek1


Not off to the best start....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,901
Posted By justafurnaceman
On the cold days I hold them near the engine for...

On the cold days I hold them near the engine for warmth...
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,428
Views: 441,501
Posted By justafurnaceman
Thanks for the reminder to live life! It's too...

Thanks for the reminder to live life! It's too easy to get sucked up into things that don't matter and wander around not accomplishing any of your dreams. I make it a point to take trips throughout...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-17-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,976,244
Posted By justafurnaceman
Family already threatened to send it down by the...

Family already threatened to send it down by the truck load!! :lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-17-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,976,244
Posted By justafurnaceman
6 inches of snow hit the Bowling Green, VA area...

6 inches of snow hit the Bowling Green, VA area and shut the place down. Here's the little one trying to make a snow man and the snow wasn't cooperating so it turned into a snow octopus. I'm not...
Forum: Racing 02-15-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,519
Posted By justafurnaceman
First time doing this... Team IHAVECRABS is in!

First time doing this... Team IHAVECRABS is in!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-26-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 48,155
Views: 2,976,244
Posted By justafurnaceman
You guys all hunkered down for the storm?

You guys all hunkered down for the storm?
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 88,367
Posted By justafurnaceman
After reading ZMM and having a few 'mishaps' I...

After reading ZMM and having a few 'mishaps' I started becoming a lot more comfortable soloing and frankly I don't know how I would travel with another person. As long as you have a decent plan, a...
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