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Old 03-11-2013, 07:41 PM   #1
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Eh? The Lure of Group Riding…….Is it for me??

The Lure of Group Riding…….Is it for me??

When one usually thinks of riding, one image comes to mind, and that is the image of Easy Rider. Free with the wind, and not a care in the world. Solo, alone, or just with your soul mate. Your all by yourself, in a world of existential thoughts just sailing on, and thinking and thinking. Do you think about camaraderie, or do you nurse the ego? Well, I'll tell you that, "hero's ride alone, and soldiers ride in groups." I've done a lot of both, and have had different types of satisfaction with either. I used to know an old crusty surfer back in santa cruz in the 70's. He hated all the surf contest's, the magazine's, and all the press that it brought. He especially hated all the squids that it brought to our pristine surf spots. He hated progress, He was an old timer, with morals and values, and most of all, forethought. I wouldn't want you to know about my secret spot either!?! So why bring in all the noob's and ruin a good thing?!?
Progress, it all comes down to that word. Progress. Prog rock anybody?? No, it's about change and evolution in a dead economy.
It's about keeping guys at work, it's about feeding families, It's about all the new products that keep you warm and safe when your freezing your butt of in Alaska, It's about that bike that got you to the podium, About all the guys who worked hard to make your dream come true.
That's change, that's progress, and that's why I prefer groups to riding solo. I want to make a change, I want to move forward and help the people be beginning to ride and I want to help the the company's that make my day safer and faster. I want to move forward, I want to ride on.
Hope to see you out there some day…….
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Old 03-11-2013, 08:26 PM   #2
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If you are going to subject others to your attempts at writing
in the English language, you need to learn the correct use of an
apostrophe. The apostrophe is NOT used to make a singular word
plural, you uneducated semi-literate buffoon.



Riding in groups is dangerous. Differences in riding skill can
and often do lead to unfortunate events. Real riders don't need
some other rider to validate their riding experience. The idea
that riding in a group is somehow "better" is pathetic.



But thanks for the SPAM. We all need SPAM, just like we need a toilet
to back flow into the house.


Vendor posts belong in the VENDORS category.



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Old 03-11-2013, 10:23 PM   #3
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Seriously?? Really!?!? Wow, what A great atitude. I can see why you ride alone allot.
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Old 03-11-2013, 10:36 PM   #4
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He's correct about your utter butchery of the English language. It's like you wrote it in Thai and then crammed it through the Russian version of Google Translate to make it almost look like English.
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Old 03-11-2013, 11:33 PM   #5
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I am with the other two. A translation would be nice.


As to the Group riding thing... Group rides are a recipe for disaster.
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:19 AM   #6
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Seriously. Run-on sentences, improper capitalization, misuse of the apostrophe, and mostly drivel.

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Old 03-12-2013, 07:24 AM   #7
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I can see why you ride alone allot.
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:25 AM   #8
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Stinky, you have to understand, ADV is where guys come to be know-it-alls and critics, it's their existential justification.
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:30 AM   #9
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group riding

I sometimes ride in groups ,:"'" sometimes solo> good times .oops bad writing .The snivellers won,t like it. good on ya stinky.
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:35 AM   #10
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Old 03-12-2013, 08:07 AM   #11
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Stinky, you have to understand, ADV is where guys come to be know-it-alls and critics, it's their existential justification.
Yep!

And use to ride with a fast group of twistie guys but honestly prefer solo. Been on a couple larger group rides and always seems to be a cluster fuck.

3 to 4 bikes is probably the max depending on skill level, where you are going, and what serface you are riding on.

Show up to lead a group ride on the SE with full knobblies, with everyone else on sport tourers/streetbikes/cruisers, and you can see and hear some folks asses pucker.
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Stinky, you have to understand, ADV is where guys come to be know-it-alls and critics, it's their existential justification.
I'd much rather be one of those than an illiterate spammer.
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Old 03-12-2013, 10:12 AM   #13
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Tough crowd, huh Stinky??

As for groups, 4 is my limit.
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Old 03-12-2013, 10:55 AM   #14
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Boy; the grammar police are out today, huh? (I hope I used the right punctuation...


I am not a big fan of group riding, but not because I don't like company. It seems there is always a squid trying to impress everyone, or people making bad decisions just to keep with the pack. I prefer to set my own pace, and pull over when I see a good view or whatever.

I love riding 2-up with my wife, especially when we have the intercom. She is working on getting her motorcycle license, so I am going to have to upgrade to bike-to-bike intercom soon.
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Old 03-12-2013, 11:34 AM   #15
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Tough crowd, huh Stinky??
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