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Offline jrou111

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Random Moto Commentary Thread
« on: September 10, 2015, 02:13:36 PM »
Yesterday was rainy so I decided to do some riding where it was a little drier:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kXolyOmYMjY

Offline Argh Oh

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Re: Random Moto Commentary Thread
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2015, 02:56:31 PM »
Glad you had your gear on.  :o
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Offline KevinB

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Re: Random Moto Commentary Thread
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2015, 03:59:28 PM »
I'm getting the itch for that "new bike" smell...  8)

Offline TFancher

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Re: Random Moto Commentary Thread
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2015, 06:11:35 PM »
Hello my name is Tony and I'm a motoholic.

Seriously thanks for getting us back on the road. Looking forward to riding with my old friends again soon.
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Offline KevinB

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Re: Random Moto Commentary Thread
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2015, 05:21:09 PM »
I'm getting the itch for that "new bike" smell...  8)

Itch has been scratched...


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Re: Random Moto Commentary Thread
« Reply #5 on: September 11, 2015, 05:45:38 PM »
Wow, sweet!
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Offline jrobinson

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Re: Random Moto Commentary Thread
« Reply #6 on: September 11, 2015, 05:49:03 PM »
Nice looking bike, Glenn, er I mean Kevin.

Offline KevinB

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« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2015, 06:17:18 PM »
Gonna ship it over to Glenn's for a week to get farkled...  :)

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Re: Random Moto Commentary Thread
« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2015, 06:35:08 PM »
Careful, he'll sell it when he's done

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Re: Random Moto Commentary Thread
« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2015, 07:40:43 PM »
You guys are funny....



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Re: Random Moto Commentary Thread
« Reply #10 on: September 11, 2015, 09:41:39 PM »
Awesome and that color is sweet

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« Reply #11 on: September 12, 2015, 01:24:52 PM »
Nice looking Versys, my FJ is feeling pretty lonely around here.
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Re: Random Moto Commentary Thread
« Reply #12 on: September 14, 2015, 08:37:20 AM »
During my ride yesterday a rider came up behind me.  While I normally love having company this encounter was kind of odd.  Maybe not.   I'll let you decide.  I am pretty sure this person used their horn several times when they first came up behind me wanting me to let them pass.  Thinking this, I slowed and took to the right side of the road, the rider didn't pass me.  I waved, they didn't pass.  At this point I decided to just go ahead and ride my ride.  During the next several miles they would get a little too close to me for me to be comfortable.  Here is where I feel I made a mistake.  I started riding faster, letting this individual push me a bit, not much but I was just wanting a relaxing cruise before the afternoon's busy schedule set in.  Eventually they pulled off, but I realized that I didn't get what I wanted out of the ride.  Don't get wrong, loved to be out riding since it was a near perfect day but that has stuck with me for some reason.  Anyway, just wanted to throw that out there.  How do you handle such things?

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Re: Random Moto Commentary Thread
« Reply #13 on: September 14, 2015, 01:23:45 PM »
During my ride yesterday a rider came up behind me.  While I normally love having company this encounter was kind of odd.  Maybe not.   I'll let you decide.  I am pretty sure this person used their horn several times when they first came up behind me wanting me to let them pass.  Thinking this, I slowed and took to the right side of the road, the rider didn't pass me.  I waved, they didn't pass.  At this point I decided to just go ahead and ride my ride.  During the next several miles they would get a little too close to me for me to be comfortable.  Here is where I feel I made a mistake.  I started riding faster, letting this individual push me a bit, not much but I was just wanting a relaxing cruise before the afternoon's busy schedule set in.  Eventually they pulled off, but I realized that I didn't get what I wanted out of the ride.  Don't get wrong, loved to be out riding since it was a near perfect day but that has stuck with me for some reason.  Anyway, just wanted to throw that out there.  How do you handle such things?
If they will not pass most of the time they just want you to pull over to talk. Talk about bikes, something they saw on your bike that interested them or caused alarm.
 It is up to you of course to pull over. If you do not want to, don't.You could be in a huury to get somewhere or just not feel safe.  Ether way, is no biggie.

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Re: Random Moto Commentary Thread
« Reply #14 on: September 15, 2015, 11:53:33 AM »
When that happens, it's usually a beautiful women that owns several really cool bikes that she does all the wrenching on herself.  She wants to get to know you because you are so cool and you ride a motorcycle.  Happens to me all the time....then I wake up.