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Forum: Equipment 12-11-2007, 04:26 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 38,029
Posted By Pokes
After 8500 miles in my Phantom (first bike, first...

After 8500 miles in my Phantom (first bike, first suit) I now feel reasonably qualified to give my assessment.

I LOVE IT...especially now that it's Winter here in O-HIGH-O. I went for a ride this...
Forum: Thumpers 12-06-2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,304
Posted By Pokes
I'd be interested as well. -Pokes

I'd be interested as well.

-Pokes
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2007, 11:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,308
Posted By Pokes
Okay, so how about this...I've got a used Corbin...

Okay, so how about this...I've got a used Corbin I picked up a fellow Chain Gang inmate for a song (you RULE, Thumper!). It's a little dried out and craggy and has a small tear in it (but DAMN it's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-01-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,654
Posted By Pokes
This time of year I get a lot of "Aren't you...

This time of year I get a lot of "Aren't you cold?" and other bikers who aren't out on their bike who want to chat about how they wish they were.

My standing favorite besides gawking, hot women...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,459
Posted By Pokes
Nice work, inmate. Can't wait to see the...

Nice work, inmate.

Can't wait to see the second half.

-Pokes (from F650.com)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2007, 03:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,544
Posted By Pokes
I've always liked BDCs (Brain Dead Cagers).

I've always liked BDCs (Brain Dead Cagers).
Forum: Face plant 11-17-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,937
Posted By Pokes
Geez, effing Tejas water crossings. After...

Geez, effing Tejas water crossings.

After putting several thousand miles on my 650GS in a couple of months (first bike), I rode 1300 miles back home to Austin at the end of June to have my first...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-02-2007, 06:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,312
Posted By Pokes
Okay, that right there...that's funny. ...

Okay, that right there...that's funny.

Seriously, GOOD on ya, bro.

If everyone adminted fault and appologized like that...well...there'd probably be a lot less dead people living today.
...
Forum: Face plant 11-02-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,923
Posted By Pokes
Thanks, Jo. Great idea. I posted it to my 200+...

Thanks, Jo. Great idea. I posted it to my 200+ myspace friends. Again, great idea.
Forum: Face plant 10-14-2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,236
Posted By Pokes
Gee, guess it wouldn't be too funny to poke you...

Gee, guess it wouldn't be too funny to poke you in the chest and say "you shoulda worn your chest protector."

Ow.

Rest. Heal well. Get back out when it's time.
Forum: Face plant 10-14-2007, 09:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,847
Posted By Pokes
Thoughts with the rider...

...but although I do feel tragic mistakes happen, I think people need to start looking for motorcycles. It's too common and fatal that they don't. Throw people in jail until people do. Period.
Forum: Face plant 09-29-2007, 08:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,923
Posted By Pokes
I can only assume that they never caught the...

I can only assume that they never caught the piece of s#!t that clipped him....but he showed a picture of their mirror....

I hope they did catch them, though what could they do under our legal...
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 939
Posted By Pokes
Ahh, I have followed many of that bike's exploits...

Ahh, I have followed many of that bike's exploits over at the Chain Gang. Enjoy her and make sure you pop over and keep us updated there as well :deal.

JD's gonna miss her, but it looks like she...
Forum: Face plant 07-10-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,291
Posted By Pokes
It feels so wrong to laugh when another...

It feels so wrong to laugh when another motorcyclist is injured...but...I can't...help...myself...:rofl

What a dipshift douche nozzle
Forum: Face plant 07-01-2007, 09:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,765
Posted By Pokes
Wow. Time to write the prosecuters office, I...

Wow. Time to write the prosecuters office, I think. I pay taxes here in Ohio. If that asshat commissioner is not elected, and I'm sure he is, he ought to be fired for encouraging citizens to commit...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-27-2007, 02:13 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 14,023
Posted By Pokes
This is a perfect example of why every time I see...

This is a perfect example of why every time I see a stupid jackass in shorts pop a wheelie or race off the line on his crotch rocket I say "Thanks a$$#ole!"

This is probably the fourth or fifth...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-27-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,767
Posted By Pokes
I'm attending an event in Cinci Sat evfening and...

I'm attending an event in Cinci Sat evfening and hoping to crash in town that night. :evil

If this is an okay ride for a mostly virgin dirt-rider, there's a fair chance I'll be in. Probably won't...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-27-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2,103
Views: 193,352
Posted By Pokes
Hey, Aushole in exile here. I'm going to be back...

Hey, Aushole in exile here. I'm going to be back home in Austin July 20-28. I'm riding my bike down from Ohio, so I'll be ready to ride. If there's anyhing going on, please keep me apprised.

I'm...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-27-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 964
Posted By Pokes
So jealous. I'm an Aushole in exile. I lived in...

So jealous. I'm an Aushole in exile. I lived in Austin and San Marcos for 13 years before moving up here to Oh-high-Oh two years ago. Broke up with the woman who dragged me here (kicking and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-24-2007, 10:05 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,268
Posted By Pokes
Bluhduh I'm out, sorry guys.

The university is closed on the fourth. Man, that's dumb. Everyone goes out that NIGHT. The ought to be closed on the fifth. Oh well.

If all my vacation time wasn't already spoken for (riding...
Forum: Face plant 06-23-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,898
Posted By Pokes
Wicked Yeah, but...leave it to an Aggie to argue with a...

Yeah, but...leave it to an Aggie to argue with a road sign.

:wink:

Sorry, TxState Bobcat...can't help myself.

I'll be back in Austin in Late July...if you have the time to slip down, we'll...
Forum: Face plant 06-22-2007, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,144
Posted By Pokes
No, and you're right, there seems to be no local...

No, and you're right, there seems to be no local coverage which is in and of itself rather interesting.
Forum: Face plant 06-22-2007, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,144
Posted By Pokes
Driver Charged in Austin, TX Motorcyclist Death

Well, at least it seems like the cops in my home town have their s#!t together when it comes to moto fatalities, unlike some of the stuff I've read here.

From the Austin American Statesman:
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-18-2007, 05:59 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,268
Posted By Pokes
I are interested. Keep me posted.

I are interested. Keep me posted.
Forum: Face plant 06-15-2007, 08:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,898
Posted By Pokes
Rode through there last Sunday on the way back...

Rode through there last Sunday on the way back from the Chain Gang Hoot in the Holler and had read this thread, so I was prepared.

I have to back the OP on the fact that the turns are HORRIBLY...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-14-2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By Pokes
I don't have GPS. Yet.

I don't have GPS. Yet.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-13-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By Pokes
Thanks, Tim. I guess after post number four...

Thanks, Tim.

I guess after post number four or so going completely ignored I just got tired of talking to the air around my head, so to speak.

I'll ride and BS with just about anyone. I think...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-12-2007, 09:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By Pokes
Oh, and my lady, Wynona, is a silver 2007 F650GS...

Oh, and my lady, Wynona, is a silver 2007 F650GS with stock turdwings, H&B panniers and PIAA 510s.

She'll have a stebel nautilus and a voltage/amperage reducer for the PIAAs installed...someday...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-12-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By Pokes
Thank you

FINALLY some ADV love up in here. Sheesh. I was getting worried...I mean, I do shower farily regularly.

I would have responded earlier, but I have a few jobs and worked two today.

I haven't...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-11-2007, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By Pokes
Anyone in Central/SW Ohio, Eastern IN or N KY?

Evidently the nice folx in the adventure in Ohio thread seem only inclined to circle jerk each other, not talk to noobs, so I'll start another thread looking for riding buds.

I'm in Oxford, Ohio...
Forum: Face plant 06-05-2007, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 988
Posted By Pokes
I guess riders do get justice on occassion. But,...

I guess riders do get justice on occassion. But, any dog's @$$ gets sunshine once in a while. This should be more frequent. But, to be celebrated. Ought to e-mail the judge to say thank you. Maybe I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2007, 09:27 PM
Replies: 70,760
Views: 5,788,057
Posted By Pokes
Hey, if guy on silver KTM just off the lateral in...

Hey, if guy on silver KTM just off the lateral in Cicni, last Sunday around 6pm is here, drop me a line, it's guy in Nuke-you-lur yellow and black oly on the silver F650GS same time, same place. So...
Forum: Face plant 06-04-2007, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,564
Posted By Pokes
Or natural selection. But, yeah...Great...

Or natural selection.

But, yeah...Great Googly Moogly is about right. Yikes.
Forum: Face plant 05-02-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,687
Posted By Pokes
Stunting is stupid. Riding without proper...

Stunting is stupid.

Riding without proper gear is stupid.

Riding without any gear is extremely stupid.

Riding a poorly maintained bike is extremely stupid.

Stunting x Riding without any...
Forum: Face plant 04-27-2007, 05:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,504
Posted By Pokes
EXCELLENT point, TB. Nice reframe and lesson...

EXCELLENT point, TB. Nice reframe and lesson learned.
Forum: Face plant 04-26-2007, 05:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,348
Posted By Pokes
You said it brother. You know it's true, to some...

You said it brother. You know it's true, to some extent. (EDIT: Meaning, you know people believe that s#!t)

GRRR.
Forum: Face plant 04-25-2007, 07:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,722
Posted By Pokes
One of the greatest driving lessons my dad ever...

One of the greatest driving lessons my dad ever gave me is to SCREAM at me for trying to avoid an animal in the road. It burned a hole in my brain from fear so bad I don't even remember what the damn...
Forum: Face plant 04-25-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,504
Posted By Pokes
I'm sad for the families of those lost and...

I'm sad for the families of those lost and injured, especially those who were on the correct side of the line.

Anyone else around here for stiffer penalties for at fault accidents involving...
Forum: Face plant 04-25-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 73,773
Posted By Pokes
Very glad you're well enough to post. Heal quick!

Very glad you're well enough to post. Heal quick!
Forum: Face plant 04-25-2007, 07:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,118
Posted By Pokes
After living overseas a couple years in Germany,...

After living overseas a couple years in Germany, I am 100% for us treating drivers licenses as the priviledge they are and not a "right." I'm totally behind graduated licences. No one should be on a...
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