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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 539
Posted By Prettyboy
I was about to say 'my face.' Seems we all have...

I was about to say 'my face.' Seems we all have the same terrible sense of humor.
Forum: Americas 09-20-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By Prettyboy
I won't be able to join you (need to make some...

I won't be able to join you (need to make some money), but I'm looking to be doing a similar trip next year, so I'd love to follow along with your story if you report it.
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 8,110
Views: 1,230,896
Posted By Prettyboy
Knobbies without a fender confuse me.

Knobbies without a fender confuse me.
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 91,444
Posted By Prettyboy
I'm normally honest and say, "not terrible" or...

I'm normally honest and say, "not terrible" or "'ve been worse."
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,167
Posted By Prettyboy
If it bleeds we can kill it.

If it bleeds we can kill it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-19-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,589
Posted By Prettyboy
Yeah, I noticed that. Also, the number of...

Yeah, I noticed that. Also, the number of signatures they want is comically low.
Forum: Americas 09-18-2014, 05:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,024
Posted By Prettyboy
to OP: Heated gear is great, but people got along...

to OP: Heated gear is great, but people got along fine without it for years. I agree about raingear and waterproof boots though. As to an aftermarket seat, Walmart sells an ATV seat cover that works...
Forum: Americas 09-17-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,024
Posted By Prettyboy
Do you have a shop manual? That seems like a very...

Do you have a shop manual? That seems like a very important thing to have. Also, if you have a smart phone, that can help on the internet front, at least when you have cell service.
Forum: Americas 09-17-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,024
Posted By Prettyboy
I did a silly long trip...

I did a silly long trip (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=907171) right after learning to ride and getting my bike too, also a 250, but a bit more modern, so I see where you are coming...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 33,142
Views: 8,083,296
Posted By Prettyboy
This is why I like this thread. Whenever people...

This is why I like this thread. Whenever people are like, 'shut up and post pictures' I get confused, because if they just want to see the highlight photos, they can just go to Killboy's FB. We hang...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 8,110
Views: 1,230,896
Posted By Prettyboy
Bingo.

Bingo.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,427
Posted By Prettyboy
Depends on how it feels to ride, but yeah, why...

Depends on how it feels to ride, but yeah, why not? Just need to be a little more minimalist on it.

Edit: Tiny tank. I'll stick with my TUx, it is inappropriate and underpowered in every...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8,110
Views: 1,230,896
Posted By Prettyboy
If it died, I would would take out a hammer and...

If it died, I would would take out a hammer and bring it back to life. It's the beauty of non-precision engineering.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-17-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2,902
Views: 395,256
Posted By Prettyboy
When I was back in town over the summer I was...

When I was back in town over the summer I was very tempted. I was riding down from Germantown MD to Brookland in NE every day. I would hit traffic only a few exits before I got off the beltway and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,427
Posted By Prettyboy
Nah. That is what backpacking stuff is for. If...

Nah. That is what backpacking stuff is for. If you can carry it around on your back, you can carry it on that bike. Minimalism is rather fun.
Forum: Road warriors 09-16-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 8,110
Views: 1,230,896
Posted By Prettyboy
Lately I've been wanting a bike a bit like mine,...

Lately I've been wanting a bike a bit like mine, but slower, uglier, and much less reliable. I have no clue why, but I want one.
...
Forum: Americas 09-15-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By Prettyboy
In the land of no disposable income, which also...

In the land of no disposable income, which also happens to be a city where I don't have room for toys. Le sigh.
Forum: Americas 09-15-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By Prettyboy
True story. I want a trail 90. Those things are...

True story. I want a trail 90. Those things are awesome.
Forum: Americas 09-14-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 838
Posted By Prettyboy
Do a ride report and don't plan on going fast....

Do a ride report and don't plan on going fast. I'd love to hear the story.
Forum: Americas 09-14-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 576
Posted By Prettyboy
KOAs are on par with motels for me. Hot showers...

KOAs are on par with motels for me. Hot showers and coin laundry for more money than I can afford. I wouldn't stay in them every night, but they are nice to get cleaned/rested up.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-13-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 724
Posted By Prettyboy
Well, it wasn't that long or terribly minimalist,...

Well, it wasn't that long or terribly minimalist, but summer before last I rode down to NOLA on my TU250x. (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=907171) Shameless plug.

This guy did a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-08-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 33,142
Views: 8,083,296
Posted By Prettyboy
I wouldn't. I wouldn't want to ride the bike...

I wouldn't. I wouldn't want to ride the bike either.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-08-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 776
Views: 36,876
Posted By Prettyboy
That depends on when I get off of work. If I have...

That depends on when I get off of work. If I have off Wednesday, then Wednesday/Thursday, if not, Thursday/Friday. I don't get my schedule for a few more weeks.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-08-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 776
Views: 36,876
Posted By Prettyboy
Right now the Google is telling me I'll be doing...

Right now the Google is telling me I'll be doing 672 to get down there. On my TU250x. I guess I'll be stopping somewhere in WV.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 09-08-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 548
Views: 182,153
Posted By Prettyboy
Well, I saw the original start date and assumed I...

Well, I saw the original start date and assumed I had missed all the fun. I'm subscribed, and I hope it comes together a bit at some point.

Mullet, you are the man, but build this freaking bike.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 974
Views: 145,078
Posted By Prettyboy
Well, she's gone in a matter of seconds at that...

Well, she's gone in a matter of seconds at that point. Sad.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-07-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,981
Posted By Prettyboy
My Bacon number is 2. I was James Cromwell's...

My Bacon number is 2.

I was James Cromwell's stand-in on Do No Harm, and he appeared in Beyond All Boundaries with Kevin Bacon.

Oh wait, we are playing Six Degrees of Separation not Six Degrees...
Forum: Equipment 09-06-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6,339
Views: 2,502,305
Posted By Prettyboy
Happy to oblige. I still use my old...

Happy to oblige.

I still use my old Whisperlite International. If I were to switch, it would be to an alcohol stove for maximum lightness, but I like the one I have. Besides, on a 250, that extra...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 7,955
Views: 2,153,930
Posted By Prettyboy
That happens with other goods too. There's a very...

That happens with other goods too. There's a very popular hat by Stetson called the Open Road (kind of a western fedora). The best and most traditional Open Road is now offered by an Australian...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-05-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,522
Posted By Prettyboy
When I'm camping people always seem to want to...

When I'm camping people always seem to want to give me stuff. Even Bob the homeless "hillbilly" I met in WV and helped jury rig his tent was offering me his liquor and cigarettes.
Forum: Trip Planning 09-05-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,731
Posted By Prettyboy
I've got one in my jacket. Not sure why, don't...

I've got one in my jacket. Not sure why, don't really intend on using it anytime soon.
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2014, 09:33 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 91,444
Posted By Prettyboy
Ironically, AH is part of the inspiration for the...

Ironically, AH is part of the inspiration for the trips I've been taking on my TU250. I love seeing people take big trips on bikes that other people say aren't suitable for touring.

Keep it up,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-04-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,329
Posted By Prettyboy
What is the context of that video?

What is the context of that video?
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 91,444
Posted By Prettyboy
Shaking a martini ruins the drink by overdiluting...

Shaking a martini ruins the drink by overdiluting it, chilling it to the point of deadening the flavors, making it cloudy and unattractive, and leaving little shards of broken ice. If you stir it,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,329
Posted By Prettyboy
Because I'm a romantic. I romanticize everything,...

Because I'm a romantic. I romanticize everything, and motorcycling fits my poetic view of the world.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,329
Posted By Prettyboy
Going to New York Hope I catch a bit of sleep ...

Going to New York
Hope I catch a bit of sleep
It will get me there.

See, I can do the same thing for Bolt Bus. No need to be a downer.

I bought my bike because I couldn't afford a car, and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,329
Posted By Prettyboy
Adventure in front Her arms wrapped around my...

Adventure in front
Her arms wrapped around my waist
All my cares behind.


You were so close to a haiku on that one, I had to modify it.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,329
Posted By Prettyboy
Smelling both the honeysuckle and the manure when...

Smelling both the honeysuckle and the manure when I ride by, and leaning into the corners.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-01-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 33,142
Views: 8,083,296
Posted By Prettyboy
I am an expert at rounding bolts and I agree with...

I am an expert at rounding bolts and I agree with your choice of tools.
Forum: Americas 09-01-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,466
Posted By Prettyboy
I call BS. Maybe an old 250, but modern 250s are...

I call BS. Maybe an old 250, but modern 250s are perfectly highway capable. I run up and down 95 all the time.
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