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Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 344
Views: 17,498
Posted By amknightrider
Are you not entertained yet

This could just go on to be the longest thread ever posted if you keep feeding it. Might as well accomplish something with it.
Forum: Road warriors 09-20-2014, 04:15 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,476
Posted By amknightrider
loud pipes and deer

Just too state a observation that I have noticed. I hit a deer or the deer and I collided, head on, last year. I was riding a BMW R1200 GS. This bike was very quiet humming down the road. I have...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 84,905
Posted By amknightrider
life is good on the road

Doug, I very much enjoy and somewhat envy your adventures. It is good to still see a true bike on the road. So many modern day techno rigs on the road that it dulls the senses to riding. My hats off...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 4,745
Views: 400,571
Posted By amknightrider
question on your ride

Pardon me if I missed the location of the ride you made. I would love to know the location of the fishing bear and the small shops pictured. Looking for a ride from Louisiana in Sept. This looks like...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 409
Views: 85,157
Posted By amknightrider
older riders and crosscountry adventures

My hats off to you guys. I am 62 and actively ride offroad and tour myself. Just for people our ages that are willing and able to do the things you guys are doing is great, I think. Most our age...
Forum: Road warriors 05-28-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 4,733
Views: 879,184
Posted By amknightrider
off road repairs

I am not trying to start a fuss. Let's get real with the expectations of a sportster or any other bike in its class. It is not a dirt bike or very good rough terrain machine. I have 7 bikes at this...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 37,042
Posted By amknightrider
what the building in the pic was

The picture of the multi story building was a old school house. Later it was used as a chicken house.. saw that you asked and I used to ride up in that area a lot. Rode slow enough to learn a bit of...
Forum: Americas 04-30-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 736
Posted By amknightrider
trace riding

I will give you some good advice about the trace. Watch the stupid deer! They are crazy and plentiful in the Mississippi area especially. Daylight hours bad enough. Night riiding is out of the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-22-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,926
Posted By amknightrider
big bend ride

I enjoyed your ride as it had good pictures and just enough info. You all seem too wander as I do without a lot of electronic interference. thanks you alan
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-07-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 15,564
Views: 815,048
Posted By amknightrider
aaron2a and the deer

Would like to welcolme you to the deer vs m/c club. Glad you were dealt a small one. I made the grade last Aug. on the trace with a BMW. The bike was a total me, I was already a wreck. I had Geico as...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-30-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By amknightrider
Hill country in Miss.

I would bet it is a muddy mess about now. Need some drying for dirt hills.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-23-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15,564
Views: 815,048
Posted By amknightrider
Spring Break In the Mountains

Marcus, Bob, John and Jeremy, I would like to thank all for another great ride. Great weather, mountains and friends. Who would or could ask for more. As soon as I get well we will have to do a late...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-01-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8,687
Views: 678,690
Posted By amknightrider
glenwood caddo area ride

I don't think the albert pike restriction much effects Doug and Toy. You should venture off the jeep trails and ride the horse trails for a change.
Life gets interesting on a single track and no...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-09-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,693
Posted By amknightrider
KLR ralley in Id.

Wansfel I would like to ease up your way someday and ride the west side, Darby,Lolo,Misoula area. The BMW no longer is as a deer head oned me this past Aug.9. Most killed me. two o clock in the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-09-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,693
Posted By amknightrider
montana riding

Shady Rascal I saw you made mention of my old home town of Belt. I used to live in a A frame cabin at the Ponderosa Camp ground just out of town. Sure do miss the riding thru the mountains. Back here...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,692
Posted By amknightrider
Take a double take on the double take mirrors

I put a set on my DRZ 400. They look nice and fold in alright. One will not stay set even on blacktop. The otherside readjust off road,not really rough stuff. Viberation is terrible going down the...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 384
Posted By amknightrider
Your wants and requirements=

goldwing----ultra classic-----big cruiser
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 11-05-2013, 04:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,507
Posted By amknightrider
you need to go out of business

I wish they would send me the money they owe me. Don if you read this post I wish you would man up and send the money for the Vario Boxes you got from me. I think this stunt tells all about your lack...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-03-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,141
Posted By amknightrider
10 crashes and advise

I am not typing this to rain on your parade op. You feel compelled to right this post for some reason I suppose. To advise others or to boast, who knows. I would be more inclined to heed the advice...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 16,795
Posted By amknightrider
seat concepts on klr

I tried one of their seat kits as did my friend. Both of us are in the 6 plus ft. range. The seat concepts shape kept rooting you to the tank. Removed them and returned to the stock 09 seat with a...
Forum: Face plant 09-26-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,592
Posted By amknightrider
well wishes for your Dad

Hate to hear about your Dad. Hope he fully recovers. I am 7wks. from a similiar incident with a deer. My first thoughts were similiar to yours about recovery and riding. I have since been back on my...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-22-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 888
Posted By amknightrider
video review

Sir, I liked your video and most especially the background music or lack of. Most of the videos on here are more of the same. Great riding area you are in. Nice job with good variety of riding,...
Forum: Face plant 09-05-2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,453
Posted By amknightrider
riding after hitting deer

I am still recovering from aug. 9 deer and bmw collision. The desire to ride like I did before the wreck is not there anymore. I rode 20,000 a year up until this happened. Spent 25 days on a road...
Forum: Face plant 08-30-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,662
Posted By amknightrider
prayers and thinking about you

I know what you are going thru as I am recovering from the deer vs m/c. The abrasions heel soon but the bones are something else. I did not realize how many of us are hit a week until I started...
Forum: Face plant 08-28-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,002
Posted By amknightrider
Ridding gear used

To answer the reader as to the gear I was wearing I will say this. I was wearing Joe Rocket mesh jacket, Hiking pants, Columbia summer gloves and a HJC cl 16 helmet,which I prefer even over my Aria....
Forum: Face plant 08-21-2013, 04:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,002
Posted By amknightrider
another deer vs bmw story

I rarely post on this site but read it like the daily paper. This said I would add my deer strike on aug 9 to the stats. Have ridden bikes since 1962 and Lord knows how many miles without any serious...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-07-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1,137
Views: 47,386
Posted By amknightrider
sat ride and single track

hey bob what are you going to ride? i would like to make it if i can get to your house early enough. call me if you have a spare moment thursday night as i am working p.m. shift. thanks alan
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-03-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,103
Posted By amknightrider
canyon land ride

I will have to say I think this is one of the best ride vids. ever posted. Thanks and I enjoyed it. Allan:clap
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-24-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,527
Posted By amknightrider
message to trailmaster

If you want to ride next weekend on some solid ground let me know. I think Ridgerunner has fishing plans. I"ll let you pick your poison as it matters not to me. I will ride the Beeeeeeeemer. Oh by...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-24-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,527
Posted By amknightrider
a sunday in the woods

Well I can say we made it thru another adventure,ride or whatever two not so young wanderers may call it. Ridgerunner and myself went down to Camp Livingston area and cleaned out the quad trails....
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-24-2013, 03:21 AM
Replies: 5,187
Views: 305,017
Posted By amknightrider
hoping you a speedy recovery

Just reading about your get off and hoping you are not badly damaged. Never did understand what you hit or just missed? A couple of us from the Monroe area ride quite a bit over in your state. We are...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-21-2013, 05:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,527
Posted By amknightrider
sunday ride

well the weekend is upon us again and a ride is being planned. leaning towards a ride to the old camp livingston area just north and west of alexandria. a little dirt,35miles, or so is layed out in...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-10-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,527
Posted By amknightrider
have bike will ride

I will let you all know a week in advance if it is not raining saturday i will ride someplace in the arklamiss area. maybe we will generate some interest in this area one of these days. hope to see...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-08-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,527
Posted By amknightrider
Wicked correction

my humble appoligies trailmaster 308. early morn. and not paying atten. sorry for the wrong handle and it won't get by me again. p. s. GS= nice bike ride one myself later alan
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-08-2013, 03:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,527
Posted By amknightrider
weekend rides from north louisiana

trailrider we would welcome the company of you and any others that would join our rides. the ridgerunner and i happen to work at the same place. this affords us plenty of riding time. we just happen...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-03-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,527
Posted By amknightrider
lost and found on restricted gvt. land

well another successful ride is on the book. we all met at the 101 as planned but that is about as planned as it got. after a lengthy discussion in the parking lot and some high tech electronic...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-02-2013, 03:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,527
Posted By amknightrider
saturday morn. ride

i will be there for sure as will a couple of other guys i ride with. been looking for some action in this area. seems most the riders in louisiana ride polish bikes. that aint no country my friend...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-02-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 37,042
Posted By amknightrider
just asking

do you guys ride over towards vicksburg and off the trace areas by chance? was curious about some of your rides. not a lot of activity my way and the arkansas bunch are soooo far from me. thanks alan
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-27-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,203
Posted By amknightrider
have beard,will travel

Enjoyed your ride report with regards to the pics. and the unusual text. A rewarding change from the usual ------- that mostly finds its way on here. I also ride for an education in life and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,120
Posted By amknightrider
riding helps back pains

i too have a herniated L5 and 59 years of wear and tear on the rest of the spine. riding is the most comfortable mode of travel for me also. automobiles kill my back after about 100 miles. i can ride...
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