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  1. Thread: Fun-sized!

    by RC-Lori
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    Fun-sized!

    "The meek shall inherit the earth."


    Maybe it's because their insurance premiums are lower.



    Recently, I was involved in a high-side crash on a twisty Ozark two-lane. Because there are...
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    OK, MOTORCYCLE helmet and seatbelt. :slap:...

    OK, MOTORCYCLE helmet and seatbelt. :slap: Hmm...that does look pretty fun...:mrgreen:
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    Missouri recently reclassified the Slingshot so...

    Missouri recently reclassified the Slingshot so you don't have to have an MC endorsement or comply with helmet laws. I had ridden/driven one prior to that. It seemed more like a poor man's Corvette...
  4. True. Like with the robot site, I'm coaching him...

    True. Like with the robot site, I'm coaching him about not telling his age, where he lives, personal information like that. Good stuff can come from social media. Sites like this prove that. But...
  5. How many registered members do we have? I would...

    How many registered members do we have? I would hope enough that if we all kicked in a few bucks, we'd be set.
  6. My kid has done far more risky things than I ever...

    My kid has done far more risky things than I ever had at his age!! He has a junior SCUBA cert, he shoots, he's ridden in a hot air balloon, was pillion behind me until the end of last year (he's too...
  7. Well put, sir!!! :salute::notworthy Our priest...

    Well put, sir!!! :salute::notworthy Our priest talked about this very thing. It's psychological manipulation, designed to give us a hit of dopamine and get us addicted. People can't believe my 14...
  8. Derick, tell us exactly what it takes, dollars...

    Derick, tell us exactly what it takes, dollars and cents-wise, to keep BBO going. Give us a chance to pony up. Of course, we can't begin to compensate you for your time and passion in keeping this...
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    Barely hit 40 in the Ozarks today, and it was...

    Barely hit 40 in the Ozarks today, and it was snowing lightly at my house this morning. Unbelievable. At lunch I met a guy traveling through from Phoenix on a ZX10R. He was hatin' it.:nono2:
  10. Facebook has been verboten in my house for years,...

    Facebook has been verboten in my house for years, per my husband, the computer expert's say, for the same reasons that are just now hitting the news. He also can't figure out why people and...
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    Glad to "meet" someone who understands both...

    Glad to "meet" someone who understands both roosters AND Oklahoma roads!:smile:

    I'm hoping to get to Hallett for Motorcycle Lapping Days in September. I rode over there last July to check it out,...
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    Yep! Shout out to the kid for corralling them...

    Yep! Shout out to the kid for corralling them into the garage for me; he has such a gift for shepherding them, it's so cute! And we've got two more babies in the basement to join the flock when...
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    Well, it's not Eric Clapton, but it is the...

    Well, it's not Eric Clapton, but it is the Yardbirds: Epsilon (the mean rooster), Iota, Ornery, Newtonia, and Tweety.
    ...
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    I saw 86 when I was in Oklahoma yesterday! I was...

    I saw 86 when I was in Oklahoma yesterday! I was on Stateline Road (with Missouri), looking for Spook Light Road.
    http://mysteriousuniverse.org/2013/05/the-missouri-spook-light/
    I found it, but...
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    Supposed to hit 80 here tomorrow! I'll be...

    Supposed to hit 80 here tomorrow! I'll be pulling out the mesh as well!
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    In the BRC, we teach a method to ride over...

    In the BRC, we teach a method to ride over obstacles (not curbs) that doesn't require a wheelie. Having said that, I've had out-of-control students ride over perimeter curbs during class, but not...
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    Back in Iowa, one of the neighborhood idiots...

    Back in Iowa, one of the neighborhood idiots popped a wheelie right in front of my house. He knew who we were, and knew we didn't tolerate that crap in our neighborhood, especially because there...
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    This winter SUCKS!!!!!! Good grief, below...

    This winter SUCKS!!!!!! Good grief, below freezing on April 4 in the Ozarks? And snow possible tomorrow night?? SERIOUSLY???:redangry3

    Allegedly, the sun is supposed come out this afternoon and...
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    I remember the term "velocitization" from...

    I remember the term "velocitization" from drivers' ed many moons ago. It meant that after a given time at a given speed, you get the sensation of moving slower. Most cars didn't have cruise control...
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    Welcome! And congrats on taking your time...

    Welcome! And congrats on taking your time expanding your comfort zone.:thumbsup:

    I had 15 years of riding bicycles avidly (3000 miles/year) before I took up motorcycles at 42. My first bike was...
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    "Can't Stop the Feeling" by Justin Timberlake,...

    "Can't Stop the Feeling" by Justin Timberlake, and any of the swashbuckling music from the Pirates of the Caribbean soundtracks, coupled with a picture-perfect 76-degree riding day in the...
  22. Thread: Ten Hours

    by RC-Lori
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    Which is why, as much as I think I would like...

    Which is why, as much as I think I would like doing motorcycle sales, I have too much of a conscience to be the one facilitating the sale of a bike that's at best inappropriate and at worst downright...
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    Kawi doesn't "let" you have both the topcase and...

    Kawi doesn't "let" you have both the topcase and the side panniers. I'm guessing their lawyers make you have to choose for some reason. So be sure to be open to (and budget for) creative ways to...
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    AWESOME!!! You'll love the bags! But if you...

    AWESOME!!! You'll love the bags! But if you decide you can't live without the topbox, Ventura makes a rack so you can use it with the panniers.
    https://www.ventura-mca.com/L-Bracket#
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    +1!! I have a 2015 NINJA 1000 that I'm...

    +1!!

    I have a 2015 NINJA 1000 that I'm probably in over my head on, but I'm doing a shift spring upgrade, shifter upgrade, gear indicator, horn upgrade, and cosmetic repairs from having been...
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