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Old 10-15-2013, 03:27 AM   #26551
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Nice Dean.... Yes.... the look, understood.
Kill the shit out of that grass..... Fun is more important than a nice looking lawn.
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Old 10-15-2013, 04:06 AM   #26552
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For me, it's mostly an exercise in trying to stay awake and to keep under ten MPH over the speed limit. The only fun part is opening the throttle next to a cage and catching the expression of awe on the face of the driver when taking off like a slingshot alongside.



I find that cranking the back roads is a couple orders of magnitude more enjoyable.

yeah, i'd prefer the backroads, but as is i'm usually running late for work anyways. hahahaaa.

foggy out there this morning!
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Old 10-15-2013, 04:58 AM   #26553
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Going fast and straight on the Interstate is a complete waste of rubber to me. There's good reason why motorcycle tires have a rounded profile.



But I'm just like that... :)
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Old 10-15-2013, 05:00 AM   #26554
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Anyone live in C'ville ?
There are a set of olive green metal cabinets in Albemarle Co..
On craigslist..
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Old 10-15-2013, 05:21 AM   #26555
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Don't get me wrong. I would rather ride a back road any day. I was just saying that your adventure doesn't have to be on dirt. Watching out for all the asshat cages can be an adventure.
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Old 10-15-2013, 06:33 AM   #26556
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Going fast and straight on the Interstate is a complete waste of rubber to me. There's good reason why motorcycle tires have a rounded profile.



But I'm just like that... :)
I agree completely. And when time permits, i leave my house on route 11 and head into strasburg. Make a left on 55 east, right on Fort Valley, left at the fish hatchery. left on 340, right onto 55 again. follow 55 into marshall and the plains, left at the BP in the plains, right onto waterfall rd and head north on 234. left at the college and i'm at work. this takes an extra 30 minutes.

occasionally, on a nice day when i have nothing to do, i head out from work taking waterfall to the plains. then 55 to marshall, left on freestate, right on cherry. take that down to Flint Hill. left on 522, right on 211 and either take skyline drive or connect with fort valley via egypts bend just past luray.

but for the most part, it's 66.
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Old 10-15-2013, 07:20 AM   #26557
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Dean, if you kill all the grass making a reconfigureable cs track at least you won't have to mow anymore.
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Old 10-15-2013, 08:46 AM   #26558
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Great to see the CH crew this weekend! Nice to ride with Kevin and Rhonda Saturday

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Old 10-15-2013, 09:00 AM   #26559
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Sorry I missed you at BWDR Hack. I noticed a few Stroms in some pictures, but didn't know the riders. I'm still putting names and faces together (some I wish I hadn't; ugly mugs ).

For my CH buddies . . .

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Old 10-15-2013, 09:44 AM   #26560
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Old 10-15-2013, 11:17 AM   #26561
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Great, you get her trained and I will be cleaning dust off my visor from both of you! Man she looks great on the Deanspin track.
I wouldnt think twice about the grass. A dump truck load of gravel, one of dirt, and some rocks and you will have her ready to lead a ride up union springs.
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Old 10-15-2013, 11:26 AM   #26562
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Old 10-15-2013, 12:53 PM   #26563
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Dean, if you kill all the grass making a reconfigureable cs track at least you won't have to mow anymore.
And if you don't mow, there won't be grass clippings.................
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Old 10-15-2013, 05:19 PM   #26564
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Good stuff Dean!
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Old 10-15-2013, 06:40 PM   #26565
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Don't get me wrong. I would rather ride a back road any day. I was just saying that your adventure doesn't have to be on dirt. Watching out for all the asshat cages can be an adventure.
Back roads and dirt are quite different experiences.

I suggest limiting your exposure by not hanging around in the vicinity of the cages. Don't follow or ride behind. Get by them quickly and cautiously then don't let any sneak up on you.


Dean, that's cool about Sarah. Shir learned to ride, got her license through MSF, then lost interest. You never know.
Now she's making us grandparents.
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