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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:40 PM
Replies: 81,697
Views: 9,139,010
Posted By bwalsh
MSF teaches the basics. That lesson hopefully...

MSF teaches the basics. That lesson hopefully makes you remember to always be concious of your surrondings.
More experienced riders can modify many things taught by MSF. Using some braking while...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13,533
Views: 679,407
Posted By bwalsh
:scratch Whatever you say.

:scratch

Whatever you say.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 07:16 PM
Replies: 31,073
Views: 1,845,281
Posted By bwalsh
If I had had a flash light I would have stashed...

If I had had a flash light I would have stashed the bike and hightailed it back to get a truck. But I had no way of knowing if where I would stash it was indeed hidden from the road.

The beer I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7,305
Views: 414,819
Posted By bwalsh
Bottom line...if you're going faster than you'll...

Bottom line...if you're going faster than you'll be able to stop or avoid anything that appears in the road in front if you, or you feel more entitled to be on the road more than a slower moving...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 06:40 PM
Replies: 13,533
Views: 679,407
Posted By bwalsh
Courtesy? :lol3 Give explicit directions to each...

Courtesy? :lol3 Give explicit directions to each tag. That's courtesy!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13,533
Views: 679,407
Posted By bwalsh
If you read what you quoted...he was referring to...

If you read what you quoted...he was referring to after he made the grab so folks wouldn't be searching for an hour. If you're paying attention it's really not too hard to find the mascot, if it's...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 05:12 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 13,361
Posted By bwalsh
This^^ As slow as it may appear, it is...

This^^


As slow as it may appear, it is still progress. Better times are coming! :clapThinking about you two every day.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 05:07 PM
Replies: 31,073
Views: 1,845,281
Posted By bwalsh
Looking back with what I know now, damn, was I...

Looking back with what I know now, damn, was I stupid!

I had to complete one sentence I never finished...
"The trail 90 and bicycles were the only things with two wheels I had experience with."...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 03:24 PM
Replies: 81,697
Views: 9,139,010
Posted By bwalsh
Just thought I'd save you the trouble of typing...

Just thought I'd save you the trouble of typing it out again. Hope I didn't break any copyright laws. :lol3
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 03:10 PM
Replies: 13,533
Views: 679,407
Posted By bwalsh
If you can find the location, you can find the...

If you can find the location, you can find the gator without the "A" marking the spot. Marking the exact spot is a fairly recent thing and wasn't done(and not needed) in previous years of tagging. A...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains Yesterday, 03:02 PM
Replies: 31,073
Views: 1,845,281
Posted By bwalsh
In some instances the brakes were non existent......

In some instances the brakes were non existent... :D



Me too.

Yeah, just a tail light lens. :lol3


I've never posted this story before. I was thinking of doing so in face plant but...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 01:31 PM
Replies: 81,697
Views: 9,139,010
Posted By bwalsh
Did you use a clutch kit with heavy duty springs?...

Did you use a clutch kit with heavy duty springs? A lot of folks say to only use two as all four do what you're experiencing.
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 12:32 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 22,839
Posted By bwalsh
Harbor Freight used to sell them. Too bad they...

Harbor Freight used to sell them. Too bad they stopped.
Forum: Old's Cool Yesterday, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,260
Views: 328,687
Posted By bwalsh
The bicycle seat on the Virago is a nice touch...

The bicycle seat on the Virago is a nice touch...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7,305
Views: 414,819
Posted By bwalsh
You would think so but reading some of the...

You would think so but reading some of the threads here on ADV...there are some pretty clueless riders out there. They fly around a blind corners, then they blame the boulder, tree, accident, or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 12:11 PM
Replies: 7,305
Views: 414,819
Posted By bwalsh
Don't you know motorcycles are dangerous. You can...

Don't you know motorcycles are dangerous. You can be killed on one?



Sound familiar? :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 11:10 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,425
Posted By bwalsh
Actually what he said would have been better...

Actually what he said would have been better stated, "to throw the dogs timing off."

You must be one bad MoFo to un-holster your pistol and shoot at dogs in what amounts to a two-three second...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 10:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,954
Posted By bwalsh
Yes. He had to be daydreaming then at the last...

Yes. He had to be daydreaming then at the last second panicked and grabbed a handful of brakes effectively laying er down. Shear luck he didn't become road kill. His guardian angel probably had to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 10:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,954
Posted By bwalsh
First it was inadequate brakes. Now it's the...

First it was inadequate brakes. Now it's the tires fault?
Knobby tires had nothing to do with it. I've done plenty of quick stops on pavement with knobby's and never locked one up...unless I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 09:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,954
Posted By bwalsh
Those two sentences contradict one another. How...

Those two sentences contradict one another. How did you manage to lock up the brakes if they are inadequate? If you knew your braking threshold(maximum braking before lock up) and practiced it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,954
Posted By bwalsh
If the OP had loud pipes he wouldn't have had to...

If the OP had loud pipes he wouldn't have had to lay er down.
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 81,697
Views: 9,139,010
Posted By bwalsh
My previous scanner(which I used very little) has...

My previous scanner(which I used very little) has a slide print scanner. I need to see if I can get it to work on my new(er) machine. I have some old family slides I'd like to scan to my computer.
Forum: Thumpers 02-25-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 81,697
Views: 9,139,010
Posted By bwalsh
Canon PIXMA MX330 Inkjet all in one printer ...

Canon PIXMA MX330 Inkjet all in one printer

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/81MkBnup%2BOL._SL1500_.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,555
Posted By bwalsh
What do you mean? African or European guardian...

What do you mean? African or European guardian angel?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-25-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,954
Posted By bwalsh
Unfortunately yes... I thought this...

Unfortunately yes...



I thought this was another Harley bashing thread.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 81,697
Views: 9,139,010
Posted By bwalsh
I think it is a 1974. It's also a DS7 and not a...

I think it is a 1974. It's also a DS7 and not a RD. It was a little screamer!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 31,073
Views: 1,845,281
Posted By bwalsh
Stumbled upon some old photo's I didn't even know...

Stumbled upon some old photo's I didn't even know I had. My first bike...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-OOaW1LWse8w/VO02GtiL4yI/AAAAAAAAODg/wrgSdNJcTDM/w881-h635-no/IMG.jpg
...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8,432
Views: 3,362,171
Posted By bwalsh
I just stumbled upon these old pics today of the...

I just stumbled upon these old pics today of the first bike I ever owned. 1974 Yamaha DS7 250 2t, 6 speed!
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 81,697
Views: 9,139,010
Posted By bwalsh
I was going thru some old photo's I had forgotten...

I was going thru some old photo's I had forgotten all about and came across a couple pics of the first bike I ever owned, albeit for a short time.
...
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 81,697
Views: 9,139,010
Posted By bwalsh
Hmm...I agree it would be a better solution and...

Hmm...I agree it would be a better solution and it would look so much cleaner.

I've got wire cutters!




Thanks! I was considering doing this while I had the bike apart. I may just slap it...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7,305
Views: 414,819
Posted By bwalsh
You're not a retired lawyer by any chance? :wink:

You're not a retired lawyer by any chance? :wink:
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,555
Posted By bwalsh
Fixed! :D

Fixed! :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 31,073
Views: 1,845,281
Posted By bwalsh
A friend of my parents used to own an old hearse....

A friend of my parents used to own an old hearse. This was back in the late 60's. They were all members of the North-South Skirmish association. He trailered a civil war era Cannon behind it to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-24-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 31,073
Views: 1,845,281
Posted By bwalsh
did you read RTWdoug's...

did you read RTWdoug's (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=910213) TAT RR? :wink:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v457/guzzidoug/013tat/P8080596_zps42e9c882.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,555
Posted By bwalsh
I don't want a pickle, just want to rode on my...

I don't want a pickle, just want to rode on my motorcickle.
Forum: Thumpers 02-24-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 81,697
Views: 9,139,010
Posted By bwalsh
Did you cut the wiring harness or just stuff the...

Did you cut the wiring harness or just stuff the wires where you could. I was re-reading Spuds battery relocation thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=666195) and he found room...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7,305
Views: 414,819
Posted By bwalsh
In most of your analogies, if the rider had taken...

In most of your analogies, if the rider had taken the lane we would most likely have been road kill. Lets suppose he had taken the lane. Why would this be different then every other scenario where...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7,305
Views: 414,819
Posted By bwalsh
You keep replying with "what if's" to others...

You keep replying with "what if's" to others posts over and over and over. Some of them are a little over the top...and no, I'm not going to go back thru 100+ pages to find and quote them for you.
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2,260
Views: 328,687
Posted By bwalsh
I'm sure you could drive it into a lake....

I'm sure you could drive it into a lake. Actually, that might not be a bad idea! :lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-24-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7,305
Views: 414,819
Posted By bwalsh
So then you agree he should have taken the lane?

So then you agree he should have taken the lane?
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