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Old 10-29-2013, 02:53 AM   #37891
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Coolio Julio!

Just remember that roads and especially ramps ain't guaranteed to be as clean as the track. Had to say it.

It really seems like I've lost the best part of riding lately. Riding well is sometimes riding slow. Feel the shift, pull the lever, push the bar, make them work seamlessly. When that's all clicking it's heaven and isn't to be taken for granted just because a few repetitive decades have past.

Continue to learn, I will. It's often the best part of what we do.

I agree. I put a lot of thought into doing it right rather than fast. Shifting smoothly, being in the right gear, sequencing a corner correctly, etc ......
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Old 10-29-2013, 03:12 AM   #37892
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Great post Tinman! I know of this clay snot.

Loving the pics and has me planning for next year. Keep em coming!
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Old 10-29-2013, 03:16 AM   #37893
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Coolio Julio!

Just remember that roads and especially ramps ain't guaranteed to be as clean as the track. Had to say it.

It really seems like I've lost the best part of riding lately. Riding well is sometimes riding slow. Feel the shift, pull the lever, push the bar, make them work seamlessly. When that's all clicking it's heaven and isn't to be taken for granted just because a few repetitive decades have past.

Continue to learn, I will. It's often the best part of what we do.
Wisdom. Great post, Tom.

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Great post Tinman! I know of this clay snot.

Loving the pics and has me planning for next year. Keep em coming!



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Old 10-29-2013, 04:56 AM   #37894
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Looking like you guys are having one hell of a good time

My First Gear riding jacket is still red - but now it's "New Mexico clay red" rather than "simply red." Hundreds of miles later it's still all caked and covered. Rode through a 200 mile fog bank yesterday in north Texas. I presume as soon as we hit rain it'll wash off. But TinMan's flawless route planning has us evading all precip to date.
Yes - having one hell of a good time!
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Old 10-29-2013, 05:34 AM   #37895
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Coolio Julio!

Just remember that roads and especially ramps ain't guaranteed to be as clean as the track. Had to say it.

It really seems like I've lost the best part of riding lately. Riding well is sometimes riding slow. Feel the shift, pull the lever, push the bar, make them work seamlessly. When that's all clicking it's heaven and isn't to be taken for granted just because a few repetitive decades have past.

Continue to learn, I will. It's often the best part of what we do.

when the passenger does not need to compensate for your jerky shifts and braking you are smooth....
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Old 10-29-2013, 07:35 AM   #37896
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when the passenger does not need to compensate for your jerky shifts and braking you are smooth....
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Old 10-29-2013, 07:56 AM   #37897
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when the passenger does not need to compensate for your jerky shifts and braking you are smooth....
when done properly the conversation goes like this after an evening ride..
wife- "how fast were we going on the Horseback Rd.? Seemed like we were going kinda fast..."
smooth rider- " just a little over 50".....
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Old 10-29-2013, 07:57 AM   #37898
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[QUOTE=TinMan207;22658257]More....





Followed immediately by



and this


AWESOME
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Old 10-29-2013, 08:42 AM   #37899
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Reminds me of a little clay section we hit on the Mattawamkeag ride couple yrs ago except the top 1/16" had dried so we didn't see the wet clay....3 bikes down at the same time....

great pics there Tinman thanks for sharing...


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Old 10-29-2013, 11:46 AM   #37900
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Totally worth the detour!

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Old 10-29-2013, 12:54 PM   #37901
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Old 10-29-2013, 01:33 PM   #37902
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That's quickly becoming worth about $12 dollars on trade in. Guess you'll have to keep it and put another 60k on it.

Sure turned out to be a good bike, eh?
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Old 10-29-2013, 01:54 PM   #37903
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That's quickly becoming worth about $12 dollars on trade in. Guess you'll have to keep it and put another 60k on it.

Sure turned out to be a good bike, eh?
Guess you can call me 800Gs4Me

The 1200 will be gone soon, good riddance.

Yes she has been a GREAT machine. (The 800 that is!)


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Old 10-29-2013, 04:41 PM   #37904
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Eye of the beholder and all that...


Might be the best looking machine I've ever seen.

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Old 10-29-2013, 06:00 PM   #37905
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[QUOTE=Tslapper;22664596]Eye of the beholder and all that...


Might be the best looking machine I've ever seen.

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Yup, that is a sweet looking ride in a Mad Max type of way.


Looking good Tman and M&M, good to see your having an ADVenture.
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