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Old 05-02-2013, 10:05 AM   #226
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So to be clear, your 110 horsepower, 600+ pound, non-aerodynamic Adventure bike, which was (in your words) "loaded up" with a passenger and cases (presumably with stuff in them) got into the middle of a riding group you weren't a part of, and "held with" lighter, more aerodynamic, and more powerful sportbikes?

Tell me more about your amazing machine.




In all seriousness, aside from the delusion that your bike kept up, it's incredibly poor form to insert yourself uninvited into another group's ride.

That was golden...
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Old 05-02-2013, 10:13 AM   #227
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After reading this thread, I will bet on two things:
1: The op will never be back
2: He will never sit down again.
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Wow better than 10,000 hits, made you look\blink. Some of you guys remind me of the teachers pets back in school, ill bet you are even more fun in person. I didn't say that i raced, passed or any thing the like . I held to the right as Jonny Rocket #1 and #2 blasted by and the third bike left a gap, i held with them for a short time then the third guy went by smoothly. I guess that i had them at a disaivantage, had the GPS on and could see the curves comming up. Sorry if i laid a egg here.
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The wife and i were out for a ride Sunday on a new road. While comming (sic) up to a T in the road where you need to stop here comes a bike hard behind us blows the stop sign and hammers down. Well all is fun right, i let him get a lead on me then i open up and easly (sic) get up with him. When i get ready to have him for a snack we come up on five cars going up a hill with a yellow line= no way. Away he goes. The whole time the girl on the back of his bike has her arms behind her holding on tight like she has been their done that. I see him turn off the main road and just smile.
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No matter how i ride it seems to piss someone off. I usally ride alone anymore. I have rode with one guy that rides 3 MPH slower than posted speed, his new wife clamps him down, i have give him up after two close calls with p\o cagers behind. I like to keep up and get around slow drivers that are going under the speed limit but sometimes here they come up behind you showing how close they can get, or at least they try but dammmm.
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Went on a benefit ride on some great roads in Kentucky which made the roads hilly and curvy which was great. There was thirty bikes in the group which for me made it tuff to watch the roads along with the other riders since i didn't know very many of them and i ride alone most of the time. I was getting somewhat settled into the ride and the next thing i know\hear is a crotch rocket comming up fast blowing by everyone up a hill on a sharp curve double yellow. I could care less if someone like this wants to make a smear spot out of themselves but when that could involve someone else i wish bad things to happen to this type of idiot. Went to the Dragon once.
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Old 05-02-2013, 07:45 PM   #228
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Wow. Literary skills.
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Old 05-03-2013, 06:11 AM   #229
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That was golden...
Ya just gotta drink mor Koolaide ta see the awesomeness of mad skilled op 'n his magic bike!
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Old 05-07-2013, 02:55 PM   #230
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I counted, and I blinked eleven times while I read this story. And it was completely involuntary every time. You, sir, are The Man!!!

You don't know the half of it. It's so impressive that I'm impressed.

Some day I'll regale you with my Vrod trials riding. Unimaginable to most. Completely incredible. Actually defies physics.
Indeed............ I make trials riders blink.
Don't even get me started on my motocross skills.

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Old 05-07-2013, 03:39 PM   #231
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You don't know the half of it. It's so impressive that I'm impressed.

Some day I'll regale you with my Vrod trials riding. Unimaginable to most. Completely incredible. Actually defies physics.
Indeed............ I make trials riders blink.
Don't even get me started on my motocross skills.

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I'm skeptical of this story. MAYBE if it was an anniversary edition VROD, but you mentioned nothing about it.
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Old 05-07-2013, 05:17 PM   #232
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Goddamn, is this thread still going?

20 pages or bust
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Old 05-07-2013, 05:17 PM   #233
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I'm skeptical of this story. MAYBE if it was an anniversary edition VROD, but you mentioned nothing about it.

I understand your skeptisism, that's just normal.

I do indeed have a 100 year anniversary sticker on my (orange with yellow flames) tank (air box cover). It's titled as an '04, but it was made in Dec. '03. 100 years of Harvey-Diddleson goodness.

So there ya go, I'm just incredibly incredible and you now know it.

So there, I mentioned it.

I'm John and I ride trials on my 100th aniv. Vrod. Blink if you must.

Glad we settled that.

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Old 05-07-2013, 06:42 PM   #234
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Goddamn, is this thread still going?

20 pages or bust
What's your posts per page set at?
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Old 05-08-2013, 04:31 AM   #235
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What's your posts per page set at?
Just the default 15 per page... or is there a superior choice?
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Old 05-08-2013, 04:51 AM   #236
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Well, I'm sorta sad for them, but then again, not really. For the most part, they seem happy with their lives. And if not riding keeps the peace, so be it.

I've learned that riding solo has some definite benefits. I ride my own pace. I stop when I want to stop. I eat where I want to eat. I go fast when I want to go fast, and go slow when I want to go slow. And I sleep where I want, and with who I want.

One of the things I like the most about this life we lead is the solitude it affords us. I have been high in the San Juan mountains, sitting on an outcropping, and felt like I was the only person on earth. The ride to and from these remote areas taught me much about myself.
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Old 05-08-2013, 05:23 AM   #237
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One of the things I like the most about this life we lead is the solitude it affords us. I have been high in the San Juan mountains, sitting on an outcropping, and felt like I was the only person on earth. The ride to and from these remote areas taught me much about myself.


I am finally realizing the philosophical and introspective benefits to riding a motorcycle alone. I'm heading to the desert southwest here in about 8 days, and I am actually looking forward to the seat time to just think.
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Old 05-08-2013, 05:24 AM   #238
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You don't know the half of it. It's so impressive that I'm impressed.

Some day I'll regale you with my Vrod trials riding. Unimaginable to most. Completely incredible. Actually defies physics.
Indeed............ I make trials riders blink.
Don't even get me started on my motocross skills.

Do
I'm still blinking. I can't stop. I think it's affected my DNA or something. My God, man, you ARE impressive.
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Old 05-08-2013, 05:45 AM   #239
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You don't know the half of it. It's so impressive that I'm impressed.

Some day I'll regale you with my Vrod trials riding. Unimaginable to most. Completely incredible. Actually defies physics.
Indeed............ I make trials riders blink.
Don't even get me started on my motocross skills.

Do
Pics or it didn't happen.

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Old 05-08-2013, 06:03 AM   #240
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Just the default 15 per page... or is there a superior choice?
I'm lazy and don't like to click things too often. I set mine for 40 posts per page. Much mo betta.
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