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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-14-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 293
Posted By 81forest
Wow, is mountain loop still rideable? Agreed,...

Wow, is mountain loop still rideable? Agreed, sucks for snowboarding but it will be another good winter for the knobbies.

Nice pic.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-24-2014, 01:45 PM
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Views: 367,951
Posted By 81forest
^I agree 100%.

^I agree 100%.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-23-2014, 11:55 PM
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Views: 406
Posted By 81forest
Glad you got it sorted, and neat trick. I didn't...

Glad you got it sorted, and neat trick. I didn't know there was such a thing as a late model Suntour freewheel though!
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 401
Views: 136,747
Posted By 81forest
A few pics

A friend sent me a few pics from back in the day. This was about 2007-2008 in Seattle, we worked for KNR Couriers and Halo Messengers. What a job... I miss it. :cry
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2014, 10:03 PM
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Views: 367,951
Posted By 81forest
Sorry WB, your cover was blown pages ago... it's...

Sorry WB, your cover was blown pages ago... it's pretty obvious that you're a reasonable guy. Too many thoughtful responses and rational statements gave you away. The true anti-cycling assholes are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-23-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,140
Posted By 81forest
If I could average 20mph on my favorite trails, I...

If I could average 20mph on my favorite trails, I would be the fastest guy I know.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 12:48 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,941
Posted By 81forest
It's a nice thought. But the reality is that one...

It's a nice thought. But the reality is that one (21") is just better than the other (17") for riding dirt. All the rest ("but what if it's a gs? What if wtf?") is just jerking off on the Internet...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,941
Posted By 81forest
Was the perfect line always full of threads like...

Was the perfect line always full of threads like this? Almost worth a sticky, just to memorialize the vertical c/motif shitshow. Do either of you guys actually ride motorcycles, at all?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-13-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 33,418
Posted By 81forest
Gosh dang it. I just learned some disturbing...

Gosh dang it. I just learned some disturbing things about myself on the "Hi Viz is for pussies" thread... now it turns out I'm a squid too. :waysad
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,402
Posted By 81forest
Great... I wear black sometimes, but sometimes I...

Great... I wear black sometimes, but sometimes I wear my hi-viz vest. Do they cancel each other out like a double negative, or am I an emotionally insecure pussy?? Please be my friend! :cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2014, 07:42 PM
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Views: 367,951
Posted By 81forest
9 annoying things that drivers say

I think we've covered all of these.

dumb bikes vs. cars debate (http://www.wired.com/2014/11/9-things-drivers-need-stop-saying-bikes-vs-cars-debate/)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-12-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,402
Posted By 81forest
:poser

:poser
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,108
Posted By 81forest
I have heard similar comments, especially for mx...

I have heard similar comments, especially for mx track guys. But I love it for gnarly technical sjngletrack. You definitely have to change your technique regarding engine braking. The older version...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 32,211
Posted By 81forest
Damn! I think there's a thread in here somewhere...

Damn! I think there's a thread in here somewhere for that... :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,402
Posted By 81forest
:wave:wave Black leathers, black 'stich. At...

:wave:wave

Black leathers, black 'stich. At least one of my bikes is orange...?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,633
Posted By 81forest
As a parent, I am very sorry to hear of your...

As a parent, I am very sorry to hear of your loss. You have a fantastic outlook on life and I'm inspired by it. Cheers to you. :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 33,418
Posted By 81forest
:huh

:huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 03:18 PM
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Views: 32,211
Posted By 81forest
I'd love to see a pic...

I'd love to see a pic...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 03:15 PM
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Views: 33,418
Posted By 81forest
My Law is a terrible idea. It would be extremely...

My Law is a terrible idea. It would be extremely unpopular if there was any publicity, and might be career suicide for the legislators that propose it. My point is just that I don't think the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 33,418
Posted By 81forest
Agreed that if strict scrutiny is applied, My Law...

Agreed that if strict scrutiny is applied, My Law goes right into the circular file. :mully

But there is no privacy issue. This is for tracking vehicle use, not people. "No one will ever know" who...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,402
Posted By 81forest
Good grief, that thread was a heartbreaker....

Good grief, that thread was a heartbreaker. Changed my life a bit as well. :cry
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,402
Posted By 81forest
This is so true. I find that everyone on the road...

This is so true. I find that everyone on the road seems to treat me a little differently when I am wearing my safety-viz vest.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 33,418
Posted By 81forest
Thanks for pointing me to Jones, you've got...

Thanks for pointing me to Jones, you've got skills. :freaky
The concurring opinions definitely show a concern for something like My Law happening (I will call it My Law, even though I am totally...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,108
Posted By 81forest
For off road riders, it has been said that there...

For off road riders, it has been said that there are two types of people: those who love rekluse, and those who have not tried it. :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 12,402
Posted By 81forest
Inscrutable... nonsensical... irrelevant......

Inscrutable... nonsensical... irrelevant... classic Vertical C.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 14,968
Posted By 81forest
So true, and applies to so many things...

So true, and applies to so many things...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,108
Posted By 81forest
Hey, I resemble that remark!!! :D

Hey, I resemble that remark!!! :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,108
Posted By 81forest
Well one thing is for sure, the PO loved that...

Well one thing is for sure, the PO loved that bike, and he was a rare breed of KLR owner.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,633
Posted By 81forest
Link? Sounds interesting. Too bad that guy...

Link? Sounds interesting. Too bad that guy brought his KLR to a gunfight... :hide
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-11-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,633
Posted By 81forest
I am constantly on the fence about giving up...

I am constantly on the fence about giving up street riding, but I will never give up my dirt bike. No way anyone can convince me that off road riding is even close to the danger level of riding on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 6,679
Views: 367,951
Posted By 81forest
And not to bring up how great Amsterdam is again,...

And not to bring up how great Amsterdam is again, but they have solved this issue by creating bike paths for transportation that are just for bikes; no dogs, no peds. I got totally yelled at for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 33,418
Posted By 81forest
I don't see a 10th Amendment issue. The fed...

I don't see a 10th Amendment issue. The fed already regulates the interstate system and the auto industry. No burden for the states; only on the manufacturers, who already have to comply with safety,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 33,418
Posted By 81forest
I agree, it would be easy to connect the dots....

I agree, it would be easy to connect the dots. But on its face, the law could pass Constitutional muster (easily IMO.)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 33,418
Posted By 81forest
Sorry for getting us off on a tangent, but I sure...

Sorry for getting us off on a tangent, but I sure like talking about the Constitution more than page 15 of that played out video.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6,679
Views: 367,951
Posted By 81forest
The Burke Gilman trail here in seattle is...

The Burke Gilman trail here in seattle is similar, but without the markings, just a center line. I try to avoid it on the weekend for the reasons you mentioned; especially little dogs on those...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2014, 11:05 PM
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Views: 367,951
Posted By 81forest
http://cdn0.vox-cdn.com/assets/4263541/mindblown.g...

http://cdn0.vox-cdn.com/assets/4263541/mindblown.gif
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 33,418
Posted By 81forest
Good input from everyone. Police attaching...

Good input from everyone. Police attaching devices to people's cars, or the government using GPS tracking of a suspect, certainly violates the 4th amendment. But that is a different scenario and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 33,418
Posted By 81forest
Hmm. I don't see it, but I've certainly been...

Hmm. I don't see it, but I've certainly been wrong before. I'd be interested in hearing your argument. :ear
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-07-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 350
Views: 33,418
Posted By 81forest
Case in point, since there is no constitutional...

Case in point, since there is no constitutional issue...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-06-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 9,726
Posted By 81forest
:poser Actually that wasn't his...

:poser



Actually that wasn't his question...
I agree with the op's comment above, but I have still come away with a lot of good info. Thanks for posting john, even if your delivery kind of...
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