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Old 05-14-2013, 03:14 PM   #23836
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What ever happened to Froth? He ride anymore?
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Old 05-14-2013, 05:15 PM   #23837
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What ever happened to Froth? He ride anymore?
Good question. He rode with us a few months back but no word.
Froth if your out there man let us know!

Get Rucked Up back and we can have a reunion of old burners...
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Old 05-14-2013, 06:53 PM   #23838
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Laugh

Morris is taking us on a fantastic ride.
Wish yawwl were here!

More when I get back:



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Old 05-14-2013, 06:54 PM   #23839
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We are meeting at Tom Thumb at 1000L this Sunday for a BW ride. All are welcome! Crestview peeps lets get together and ride!
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Old 05-15-2013, 03:46 PM   #23840
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Wednesday Ride

Met R_bin for breakfast in Navarre and then we heading north into Blackwater and up to Open Pond area. Nice day but as I have been warning... it got hot.

Mornings are still fine but after 1PM is HOT!!!


Rest Stop At Open Pond area.


Hope you made it home ok ?
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Old 05-15-2013, 04:15 PM   #23841
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Damn, I'm fat.

Made it home... via mr riley's road.
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Old 05-15-2013, 05:30 PM   #23842
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Glad you guys had fun. That sure is a groovy lookin DR in the forefront of the photo...
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Old 05-16-2013, 08:29 AM   #23843
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This may not be suitable for all viewers

A little video and warning

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Old 05-16-2013, 06:52 PM   #23844
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X Games starts today. Various MotoX, Step-up, and Enduro Cross throughout the weekend. TV schedule is online.

Don't forget about Hangtown on Saturday at 3.
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Old 05-17-2013, 06:14 AM   #23845
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A little video and warning

Vee off road is fun once you get comfortable with it Vic. I rode the first half of the BW/Conecah Route on mine. There were a couple. "Oh shit" moments when I hit soft sand, but when the dirt became hard packed (like in Alabama) it was was fun!

It's no dirtbike, but its nice to know you can comfortably ride hundreds of miles and find yourself on a dirt road to ride with confidence.

I think the 650 Wees are a little easier on the dirt than our Vees though.
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Old 05-17-2013, 06:21 AM   #23846
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Vee off road is fun once you get comfortable with it Vic.
It's no dirtbike, but its nice to know you can comfortably ride hundreds of miles and find yourself on a dirt road to ride with confidence.
As Madhouse put it - It aint the gun its the gunner...

Bike is fine - Im the one that's askeered!
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Old 05-17-2013, 08:20 AM   #23847
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I think the 650 Wees are a little easier on the dirt than our Vees though.
Nope, Pretty much exactly the same. In fact the Vee may have been a little easier to ride offroad because I had a lot less money in it, and the bike already had scratches on it

Inept said he didn't care for my 650 with street tires/pressure off road, and it is not a real planted feel in that config to be sure. With 705's and reasonable pressure the Vee was a breeze at 50-60 on maintained dirt roads. In the rougher stuff it is capable, but requires more on the riders part to keep things in check. Eloy has no problems on the Vee he got from me in some stuff that gives mucho pucker factor to ordinary riders.
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Old 05-17-2013, 10:34 AM   #23848
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Hey guys, took the 12GS over to PCB for Thunder Beach the other weekend. I was accelerating out of a parking lot (hard) and got pulled over and given a "wheelie" ticket... If the front end came up it wasn't more than a couple inches. 1160 dollars, there's no way they have it on video and I was wondering if anyone had received one of these? I am taking it to court 100% The question is should I get a lawyer? Any ideas would be appreciated
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Old 05-17-2013, 10:48 AM   #23849
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Hey guys, took the 12GS over to PCB for Thunder Beach the other weekend. I was accelerating out of a parking lot (hard) and got pulled over and given a "wheelie" ticket... If the front end came up it wasn't more than a couple inches. 1160 dollars, there's no way they have it on video and I was wondering if anyone had received one of these? I am taking it to court 100% The question is should I get a lawyer? Any ideas would be appreciated
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=564338

Worked out ok for this guy...
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Old 05-17-2013, 11:20 AM   #23850
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Eloy has no problems on the Vee he got from me in some stuff that gives mucho pucker factor to ordinary riders.
Yup, I done sawr it myself, I most surely did:



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Hey guys, took the 12GS over to PCB for Thunder Beach the other weekend. I was accelerating out of a parking lot (hard) and got pulled over and given a "wheelie" ticket... If the front end came up it wasn't more than a couple inches. 1160 dollars, there's no way they have it on video and I was wondering if anyone had received one of these? I am taking it to court 100% The question is should I get a lawyer? Any ideas would be appreciated
I've heard rumors about these thousand-dollar wheelie tickets, but you're the first person I know of that has actually received one. If what you were doing looked like this right here, I'd prolly just pay up and figure it as an expensive lesson learned:



If however what you did looked more like this (and it sounds like it did)...


...well I'd lawyer up and fight it like a champ.

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That d00d shoulda lost his license. SDH said so hisself
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