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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-11-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,786
Posted By DaLunk
The Wave is a conundrum. Some people enjoy it,...

The Wave is a conundrum. Some people enjoy it, some are indifferent, and some don't like it (or see a point to it.) I don't want to spoil the fun for the ones who like to wave and I don't want to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 8,460
Views: 1,708,154
Posted By DaLunk
Understood. I avoid any "bike week" like the...

Understood. I avoid any "bike week" like the plague even though I ride a cruiser (the wrong kind of cruiser, mind you...a quiet little Honda.) For me I usually have to hustle to work, but the ride...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8,460
Views: 1,708,154
Posted By DaLunk
For your consideration, he was all wrong. The...

For your consideration, he was all wrong. The ride to work is fun. The ride home is more fun. At least that is my experience. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,546
Posted By DaLunk
No matter what the vehicle is, if it hits...

No matter what the vehicle is, if it hits something it will be 20 feet in the air. That one is so pervasive that I was shocked to see a scene where a car slammed into the back of another car and they...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-10-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,580
Posted By DaLunk
I think this puts it quite well. Interesting how...

I think this puts it quite well. Interesting how "hope" seems to pay off more often for those that actively work towards achieving that which they hope for. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-08-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,526
Posted By DaLunk
Pretty much any bike with straight pipes are not...

Pretty much any bike with straight pipes are not something I enjoy hearing. I don't generally ride near them. :deal

My unscientific research (sitting on the back porch sipping a beer each...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-06-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 400
Posted By DaLunk
I make it there about once or twice a year and...

I make it there about once or twice a year and you sum it up nicely. A good, well behaved crowd, an incredible variety of bikes, and I hear the breakfast at the VFW (the original fundraising idea...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8,460
Views: 1,708,154
Posted By DaLunk
But it's harder to smoke cigarettes while...

But it's harder to smoke cigarettes while pedaling a bicycle. Before little scooters became popular you could always spot the DUI guys...riding a bicycle in jeans and a t-shirt, smoking a cigarette.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,580
Posted By DaLunk
Life is a continuous collection of risks. Some...

Life is a continuous collection of risks. Some manage risk, others avoid risk, a few ignore risk. The ones who avoid risk are dull. The ones that ignore it are exciting but dangerous. The ones that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-03-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,580
Posted By DaLunk
Very nicely put.

Very nicely put.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,060
Posted By DaLunk
I think Bonecrusher answers that pretty well. ...

I think Bonecrusher answers that pretty well. I'm sorry if my limited answer didn't button up all potential combinations of vehicular interaction for you. :norton
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,060
Posted By DaLunk
I would think that even in a Yugo a quick snap of...

I would think that even in a Yugo a quick snap of the wheel could efficiently check the largest bike into whatever lurks off the shoulder of the road. I don't care how much armor a rider is wearing,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,060
Posted By DaLunk
Man, you need a new set of friends.

Man, you need a new set of friends.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,060
Posted By DaLunk
He had to lay 'er down before the cage could...

He had to lay 'er down before the cage could retaliate. That's just good basic riding skills right there. :deal
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-28-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,290
Posted By DaLunk
Was this meant to be ironic? :rofl

Was this meant to be ironic? :rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-28-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,290
Posted By DaLunk
Now Garp, please show some respect. The man is a...

Now Garp, please show some respect. The man is a true missionary carrying the message of Truth and Light to the naked savages who, if only given the knowledge of all that is Good would foreswear...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,290
Posted By DaLunk
Ultimately, isn't adventure what you do rather...

Ultimately, isn't adventure what you do rather than what you ride or what you wear?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,290
Posted By DaLunk
I'm thinking that a good part of the other half...

I'm thinking that a good part of the other half of the divide is that "we" might actually believe this is a universal truth. :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,613
Views: 372,486
Posted By DaLunk
I like that very much. I wish I had thought of...

I like that very much. I wish I had thought of that when my sons were learning to drive.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 88,146
Posted By DaLunk
Sorry about that. I didn't recall seeing that...

Sorry about that. I didn't recall seeing that one when I went through them, but there are a few.

"#5 - Repeat tags are not prohibited, but they are discouraged."

So it should still be a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 88,146
Posted By DaLunk
Drop. Across the intersection from the "modern"...

Drop. Across the intersection from the "modern" Byerland Mennonite Church.

http://i57.tinypic.com/alj9dv.jpg

Hard to read but interesting informational sign.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 88,146
Posted By DaLunk
I was sure I wouldn't get it when I found a foam...

I was sure I wouldn't get it when I found a foam earplug laying on the macadam near the sign.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 88,146
Posted By DaLunk
Grab http://i57.tinypic.com/2yw67aa.jpg ...

Grab
http://i57.tinypic.com/2yw67aa.jpg

Off Grantham Rd just before College Avenue, Mechanicsburg.

I didn't set out to grab this one, but I found myself in the Harrisburg area this morning and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-23-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,222
Posted By DaLunk
Wasting a consumable is still a waste, recognized...

Wasting a consumable is still a waste, recognized or not. I would agree that it's his to waste, but it's definitely a waste.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-22-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,957
Posted By DaLunk
I prefer without. I don't know why as I love...

I prefer without. I don't know why as I love listening to music, but I just don't care for it on the bike. Back when I was a runner I didn't like wearing them then either.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 88,146
Posted By DaLunk
Tag...Leola, the street is in the sign Hint:...

Tag...Leola, the street is in the sign
Hint: Look for the signs that say "Bacon"
Tip: A good place to arrive hungry for breakfast or lunch

http://i59.tinypic.com/34z0f9g.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-22-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,516
Views: 88,146
Posted By DaLunk
Grab. http://i58.tinypic.com/72d0dy.jpg ...

Grab.
http://i58.tinypic.com/72d0dy.jpg

2nd Amendment Dr, off route 216 just west of 83.
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,673
Posted By DaLunk
Fantastic trip and I can't wait to read about it....

Fantastic trip and I can't wait to read about it. Can you post a shot of how you secure the rod tube to the bike? Is it a two-piece, three piece, or four piece rod?

Tight lines!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8,460
Views: 1,708,154
Posted By DaLunk
Friend, I was indeed just continuing the quoted...

Friend, I was indeed just continuing the quoted lyrics of the song and I assure you that there was no intent to imply anything derogatory about you or your service. For context, the lyrics are the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-21-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,222
Posted By DaLunk
That bike will be listed on Craigslist next...

That bike will be listed on Craigslist next week..."Never seen rain...only needs carbs cleaned...minor scuffs from PO dropping in driveway...very fast."
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8,460
Views: 1,708,154
Posted By DaLunk
I betcha he's even got a commie flag tacked up on...

I betcha he's even got a commie flag tacked up on the wall inside of his garage! (Great tune! I listened to it just the other night.)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-19-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8,460
Views: 1,708,154
Posted By DaLunk
I just politely tell them that just like any...

I just politely tell them that just like any other vehicle, if I park in someplace other than a parking space it can be towed away...just like any vehicle.

If that fails, raise one eyebrow and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-18-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 675
Posted By DaLunk
I hate having points on my license so I'd take...

I hate having points on my license so I'd take the school. Points mean I'm that much closer to losing my privileges for any subsequent indiscretions. Points are bad.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,743
Posted By DaLunk
PA Dutch Berks County...Oley perhaps? :wink:

PA Dutch Berks County...Oley perhaps? :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,076
Posted By DaLunk
I had one back in the '80s...I know exactly what...

I had one back in the '80s...I know exactly what you mean. I loved that hyperactive little mess of machinery.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,743
Posted By DaLunk
My son started driving a box truck over a...

My son started driving a box truck over a multi-state area last year. When asked what the biggest problem he faces on the road and he will tell you simply, "People are stupid."

That about sums...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,135
Posted By DaLunk
As a rider with a herniated disk in my neck I...

As a rider with a herniated disk in my neck I have to affirm the value of neck exercises. My physical therapist and my orthopedic surgeon both recommended a specific plan for regular neck exercises...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 91,125
Posted By DaLunk
I am greatly enjoying your photos! Thanks for...

I am greatly enjoying your photos! Thanks for sharing them, and enjoy your travels.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,456
Posted By DaLunk
I don't think it's a myth. The myth is that it...

I don't think it's a myth. The myth is that it is fairly universal. There is a clear divide between motorcycle subcultures, that is true, but it is also true that if you are stuck in the shoulder...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,503
Posted By DaLunk
If it performs as described (usually a fairly...

If it performs as described (usually a fairly large "if") then I can see it being useful in a farm setting. Not so much on a large ranch, but it would still have use around the main buildings. I'd...
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