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Forum: Equipment Today, 03:01 PM
Replies: 112
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Posted By swingset
My X-grip didn't survive its test ride...lost my...

My X-grip didn't survive its test ride...lost my phone (thankfully it bounced into my lap just enough I could get a hand on it...it was on the charge cord, thank God.

I took it back and swapped...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
It's an '09. I swore if I owned another it'd be...

It's an '09. I swore if I owned another it'd be ABS.

I came very very close to the FJ-09, I rode one and it's just an awesomely well executed bike but bang-for-buck I just couldn't beat the Wee.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
Ok, got off my duff and snapped a pic of the new...

Ok, got off my duff and snapped a pic of the new Wee....like I said, nothing super sexy or new, but I always loved the gunmetal/silver wheels scheme, so I dig it. Ordered some hard part protection...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-26-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
Hey, when someone waves a "Will work for food"...

Hey, when someone waves a "Will work for food" sign in my face, I have to know where those boundaries are.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-26-2015, 08:49 AM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
Brian told me about that, I'll for sure go if I...

Brian told me about that, I'll for sure go if I can get the time off. Gonna ask at work tonight. I love the Wee so far, different from the 1000 but just as fun.

I've got a lot of work to do to kit...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-25-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
Well, yeah, little donut-y tires look rad, man....

Well, yeah, little donut-y tires look rad, man. We all know that.

And, if little stubby wheels look cool, then big honkin' front wheels look cool too, because opposite.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-25-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
As noted above, radial availability is a biggie -...

As noted above, radial availability is a biggie - but for supermoto being an actual racing discipline, there are other practical reasons. Lower center of gravity, more torque, faster turn in, wider...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-24-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
Oh, ok...here's a picture of me when I was 7...

Oh, ok...here's a picture of me when I was 7 opening a Han Solo Blaster Pistol at Christmas, wearing a kick-ass Cylon t-shirt.

http://www.localnumber69.com/Oldies/craig_xmas_77.gif

Here's a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-24-2015, 05:54 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
It's been a long time since I popped in to say...

It's been a long time since I popped in to say hi, or drop some pithy crap on on the thread, but I have emerged from hibernation and bought a fucking bike (at last).

Took me a couple years to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-30-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
Oooh, I can see myself riding that...listening to...

Oooh, I can see myself riding that...listening to some Kraftwerk & Nina Hagen in my earbuds, wandering the wasteland looking for beer & scat porn.

:lol3
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-26-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
And that's why I don't go to strip joints...

And that's why I don't go to strip joints anymore. Did the 690 have daddy issues? They're the fun ones.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-25-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
I will make an appearance if so, that's right...

I will make an appearance if so, that's right around the corner from my new digs. Might not have the bike ready to go, but I'll be there.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-24-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
Just as a fan of shirtless bathroom selfies, I...

Just as a fan of shirtless bathroom selfies, I give it a 4.3 for lighting and tone. But, you're not gonna catch many Craigslist fish without a tasteful dick pic.

DAMHIK.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-22-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
Can't make it, working, sorry to miss you guys...

Can't make it, working, sorry to miss you guys but say hi to Zach for me and have a Merry Christmas!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-15-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
As a drug counselor in my younger days, I can...

As a drug counselor in my younger days, I can tell you that booze in terms of societal cost dwarfs dope....and its effects on the family and relationship even more. I'd gladly trade all the booze in...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-09-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
If you respect the law then that's fine too, I...

If you respect the law then that's fine too, I guess. My way is 100x more fun tho.

But then, I'm a hardcore man. I set off fireworks, rip mattress tags, tape football games without the express...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-09-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
If you guys knew how many LE have been on my...

If you guys knew how many LE have been on my range with 30+ mags in non-NFA guns, or shooting next to someone with one and not giving a crap, you'd either laugh or cry.

I'm not sure how many...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-30-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
Glad you're not more seriously hurt. Wouldn't...

Glad you're not more seriously hurt. Wouldn't blame ya if your spurs got hung up, I keep going back and forth on that too.

Whatever you decide, hope you enjoy it and get back to feeling good soon.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-24-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
Great to hear Alan's injuries weren't more...

Great to hear Alan's injuries weren't more serious. Heal fast, man!
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-11-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
I was riding Perry with a friend a few years ago,...

I was riding Perry with a friend a few years ago, we got separated, and I tried to make a little turn-around way up by 669 in the beds of the big ponds and hit a sinkhole of sand/mud that looked...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-10-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 72,275
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Posted By swingset
There's nothing like the classics. ...

There's nothing like the classics.

http://cdn4.list25.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Slide1427.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-30-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 72,275
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Posted By swingset
Congrats Meef! That's awesome.

Congrats Meef! That's awesome.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-13-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
I think I met Tim once, he looks super...

I think I met Tim once, he looks super familiar...very sad to hear of his passing, that's too young to leave a family behind. Sounds like a kindred spirit, for sure.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-11-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 72,275
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Posted By swingset
Hey, is that a pot hol.....oh shit.....brain...

Hey, is that a pot hol.....oh shit.....brain damage.....coloring books.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-09-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
Probably just working its way through college....

Probably just working its way through college. Did you leave a good tip?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-08-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
Just leave a few seconds earlier so you can avoid...

Just leave a few seconds earlier so you can avoid them.

That totally works.

Oh, and try to look like a hunter.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-08-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
I remember the abandoned rail bed ride where I...

I remember the abandoned rail bed ride where I was following you and one jumped from a bank down right behind you...I cringed because it looked like it was going to land right on your head.

I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-06-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,681
Posted By swingset
I wouldn't wanna ride with the dirty proletariat...

I wouldn't wanna ride with the dirty proletariat either...what with their milk-crates for luggage and non-branded gear off the rack.

<sniff>
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-06-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
So they pay you that much to suffer...Ok, that...

So they pay you that much to suffer...Ok, that doesn't sound too bad then. I mean, $300 for all that misery makes me re-think the hobby.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-06-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
That's where I'd want a limited-gearing bike,...

That's where I'd want a limited-gearing bike, myself. Offroad, single-speeds are no fun. But, then we're back to "suffering=fun" that many pedal junkies clearly lean towards and I'm not in that camp....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-06-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 72,275
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Posted By swingset
There are a lot of options, even the...

There are a lot of options, even the internal-gear bikes (3 or 5 speeds up front, single cog in the back) that bridge the gap between SS and a full on derailleur system.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-05-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
+1, I've dug all Danny's videos they're...

+1, I've dug all Danny's videos they're incredible. Having said that, fuck a bunch of that riding the side of sure-death mountain. I once fell over sideways in a parking lot. An empty parking lot.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-04-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
Sounds like you're my speed. When I ride a lot...

Sounds like you're my speed. When I ride a lot (and this year I've been lax big time with moving and job shit) I can do P2 in about 35 minutes, but that's actively trying to go fast and pushing. I'm...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-04-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
I've ridden a lot of the Ohio mtb trails, just...

I've ridden a lot of the Ohio mtb trails, just prefer fast and fun to climbing and huffing....if I have a choice.

I also prefer ice cream and sex to mashing fingers slowly in a vise, or trying to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-04-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
Red contradicts blue, for me, I think that's why...

Red contradicts blue, for me, I think that's why I'll never be a good mountain biker...or really enjoy the trails like other XC guys do. I just really fucking hate going up a hill, like hate it so...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-02-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
I've hit hickory nuts in a corner and bounced...

I've hit hickory nuts in a corner and bounced around so hard I went into a field...somewhere down in Tar Hollow one time. Scared the shit out of me.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-01-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
Safety and emissions, man, it's our government...

Safety and emissions, man, it's our government weighing them down and bottling them up. The CAFE standards don't help, because it limits what manufacturers can produce and sell, which even further...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
I think that's every Chrysler power plant in the...

I think that's every Chrysler power plant in the last 20 years.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-30-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
Well, mine only shared the shape of the Rabbit -...

Well, mine only shared the shape of the Rabbit - the early years were Simca/Peugot powered and shared nothing with the VW, that I recall. It was an epically shitty car by every measure, slow,...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-29-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 72,275
Views: 6,024,332
Posted By swingset
Ha! I'll have to scan the pictures if I can find...

Ha! I'll have to scan the pictures if I can find them, but when we first got married that was our Halloween costume...me in the Bandit getup and her in a bridal gown. I had a black Dodge Horizon...
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