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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3,404
Views: 475,412
Posted By caelaorn
Really? People lose their shit all the time...

Really? People lose their shit all the time around here just for being passed normally - I can't imagine people not going full road rage if they saw someone lane splitting.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-15-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,539
Posted By caelaorn
I did this with a few friends back and June and...

I did this with a few friends back and June and completely agree - It's one of the most fun things I've done.

As far as gear goes - I'd just pony up the $50 or whatever it is and rent the gear...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-28-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 24,389
Views: 1,680,942
Posted By caelaorn
:thumb Thanks for the sanity check.

:thumb

Thanks for the sanity check.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-28-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 24,389
Views: 1,680,942
Posted By caelaorn
So I have a stupid/OT question for you hardened...

So I have a stupid/OT question for you hardened urban warriors. I'm riding up to NYC to visit a friend that lives in the west village area.

I was planning on just street parking with disc lock as...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,899
Posted By caelaorn
I used a X grip on a 4000 mile trip earlier this...

I used a X grip on a 4000 mile trip earlier this year with a galaxy S4.

The only time I had any issue with it was when it was raining and the phone was in a ziplock bag - Luckily it was also...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,259
Posted By caelaorn
Who says it hasn't already? :evil So as I...

Who says it hasn't already? :evil

So as I mentioned in an earlier post - the Uly was very much an impulse buy to be able to go on this trip. It doesn't really make much sense to hang on to both...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2013, 04:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,259
Posted By caelaorn
After skipping downtown St.Louis due to impending...

After skipping downtown St.Louis due to impending weather I decided to veer off US 50 to try out the ‘Appalachian Highway’. Turns out this was a poor decision on my part as it was really just a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2013, 04:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,259
Posted By caelaorn
Nice! Yeah It was definitely a great way to spend...

Nice! Yeah It was definitely a great way to spend a lot of time together. I don't think the wife wouldn't gone for the offroad in general, and I wouldn't want to offroad on a Ulysses, but otherwise...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,259
Posted By caelaorn
Finally! Finally we were going to get off...

Finally! Finally we were going to get off interstate and hopefully get back to some more interesting roads. Our tentative plan leaving Oklahoma city was to take old Route 66 east out of Oklahoma,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,259
Posted By caelaorn
Thanks! It was definitely an awesome way to spend...

Thanks! It was definitely an awesome way to spend a lot of time with the person you love most - and make sure they feel the same way about you :rofl

Man - the return leg kicked our asses. We wound...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,259
Posted By caelaorn
Day 7 was our rest day in Austin. Our original...

Day 7 was our rest day in Austin. Our original goal was to get over to Franklin’s and sample some of the best BBQ in the nation, then head back to the 6th street area and walk around, listen to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,259
Posted By caelaorn
Day 6 was something neither I nor the wife were...

Day 6 was something neither I nor the wife were really looking forward to. 420 miles of Interstate I-10 with not a whole lot of interesting scenery along the way.

About the most exciting thing...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,259
Posted By caelaorn
Thanks DucatiJim, It was kinda a gamble on my...

Thanks DucatiJim,
It was kinda a gamble on my part to go with the uly instead of a big BMW or something, but so far it's paid off huge. Crazy comfortable for both of us, tons of fun to ride, and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,259
Posted By caelaorn
After being out kinda late, and consuming a few ...

After being out kinda late, and consuming a few

https://scontent-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn2/1209169_10101247212063934_1437069511_n.jpg

We had a pretty slow start to day 5. We tried to go to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,259
Posted By caelaorn
Thanks for the kind words - I'm definitely lucky...

Thanks for the kind words - I'm definitely lucky to have found someone that will both put up with me and enjoys the same stupid stuff I do :rofl

I showed her your posts to try to gain some bonus...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,259
Posted By caelaorn
So day 3 was a rough one. We woke up to the sound...

So day 3 was a rough one. We woke up to the sound of rain hitting our tent at around 5am, and trying to sleep through it just meant it was raining harder by the time we eventually got moving.

...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,259
Posted By caelaorn
So a quick aside about the Ulysses. Given the...

So a quick aside about the Ulysses. Given the nature of how things went wrong with the two STs I’d planned on taking, We were pretty close to just doing the trip in the car, but something snapped in...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,259
Posted By caelaorn
Yeah - no complaints here on the honeymoon so far...

Yeah - no complaints here on the honeymoon so far - I figure if she still talks to me after 2000 miles on the back of a motorcycle with me at the helm we're set for life.

She has discovered the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,259
Posted By caelaorn
Packing and Day 1

So starting with our wedding itself, weather was to be a theme. Despite *weeks* of beautiful weather, including both days before and after our wedding, we were greated by a storm front that stretched...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,259
Posted By caelaorn
2 Up, No Prenup - Love, Mountains and BBQ on America's Finest

“So what do you want to do for our honeymoon?” I ask my wonderful bride to be.

Fearing the worst, a montage of images from Sandals resort commercials starts flashing through my head : Buffets,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 17,066
Posted By caelaorn
Amazing story - Add me as another if you need...

Amazing story - Add me as another if you need anything while in the Virginia/Maryland/DC area!
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