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Re: Did you ride today?
« Reply #650 on: July 22, 2020, 12:13:05 PM »
I’m riding a fair amount but the dammed virus is keeping me from my favourite roads in Va WVa Tenn NC etc...
Bloody hell.
My GPS just told me to turn left, then turn left, then turn left, then turn left.
So if I go too far left do I end up right?

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Re: Did you ride today?
« Reply #651 on: July 22, 2020, 04:29:46 PM »
I’m riding a fair amount but the dammed virus is keeping me from my favourite roads in Va WVa Tenn NC etc...
Bloody hell.

I think you're ok in the fun parts of Virginia and West Virginia.  We were doing fine at the beach, until tourist season started  :-\

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Re: Did you ride today?
« Reply #652 on: July 23, 2020, 12:04:30 PM »
I’m riding a fair amount but the dammed virus is keeping me from my favourite roads in Va WVa Tenn NC etc...
Bloody hell.

I think you're ok in the fun parts of Virginia and West Virginia.  We were doing fine at the beach, until tourist season started  :-\

The problem is, getting across the border. No non essential road travel allowed. And if we were able to, mandatory 14 days quarantine on the way back.
Also getting health insurance coverage would be a bit of a problem.
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Re: Did you ride today?
« Reply #653 on: July 25, 2020, 07:52:41 PM »
Travel insurance? You funny.

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My GPS just told me to turn left, then turn left, then turn left, then turn left.
So if I go too far left do I end up right?

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Re: Did you ride today?
« Reply #654 on: July 26, 2020, 09:57:55 AM »
Well, I dunno, we had a customer who had a stroke in Austria.
Health care fees were over $120K before repatriation. IMO health care insurance is a good thing.
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Re: Did you ride today?
« Reply #655 on: July 26, 2020, 11:20:49 AM »
Not yet. Washed the rain much offa the Harley,ate breakfast and need to shower and we're off.
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Re: Did you ride today?
« Reply #656 on: July 27, 2020, 09:38:18 AM »
Yep.  Because 65 mpg is saving us a crapton of gas money.  My contribution to the early mortgage payoff plan.  :)  Well, that and my JOB. 
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Re: Did you ride today?
« Reply #657 on: July 27, 2020, 10:52:51 AM »
I got out for 350+ miles in the WV panhandle and southeast OH yesterday. The slog home on the interstate in the afternoon was brutal. Damn it was hot (~100 air temp).
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Re: Did you ride today?
« Reply #658 on: July 29, 2020, 01:13:33 PM »
Yep.  But a different XT today.  :) 
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Re: Did you ride today?
« Reply #659 on: July 30, 2020, 05:05:42 PM »
I got out for about 100 miles yesterday. I was hoping it would be cooler down by the Delaware River. No such luck.
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Re: Did you ride today?
« Reply #660 on: August 01, 2020, 05:03:42 PM »
I rode around the house a couple times then up and down the driveway for practice. Sounds lame unless you’re familiar with my driveway.  At the steepest part of the sharpest turn, I have to turn in to go around my gate. It’s a very narrow path with a small pine tree right next to it.  The point is that we don’t want anyone realizing there is a viable way around the gate thus the narrow and leaving the little tree. Oh and the steep sharp turn is where the gravel is the thickest. Yeah, practice.

Good news is no worries with the abs or the new weight and height to deal with.  I guess I remember how to do this stuff after all. I can’t wait till Wednesday to get tagged and Thursday’s commute.  I am having visions of 50/50 tires tho.
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Re: Did you ride today?
« Reply #661 on: August 07, 2020, 01:04:39 PM »
I did.  A very pleasant ride in this morning.  No more death grip at speeds in excess of 60.  No more planning ahead and doing geometry in my head before pulling out in traffic.  No more full on windblast in my face.  No more of many things.

downside:  no more 65mpg.  no more flat foot reach to the ground.  no more being really lazy about my mc skills.  time to bring the game back up to where it was and beyond.
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Re: Did you ride today?
« Reply #662 on: August 08, 2020, 08:01:24 PM »
Yep again. Went into town to meet Robert and his boy who rode down on their FJRs.  Good burger, good company. Showed them a little loop in the neighborhood as they were headed west before north. Good times.
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Re: Did you ride today?
« Reply #663 on: August 09, 2020, 10:10:13 AM »
I rode somewhat locally yesterday.  Unfortunately, until I get a new master link, I'm sidelined for now.  Some complete redneckery got me home safely yesterday, though.  Woot.

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Re: Did you ride today?
« Reply #664 on: August 09, 2020, 10:12:52 AM »
Why I continue to run rivet type master links. Yet to have one fail. Bit of a PITA but...........
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Re: Did you ride today?
« Reply #665 on: August 09, 2020, 09:01:37 PM »
Oh and yes. I ran over to Winchester to grab my monthly allocation of Padron cigars. A tad warm in town.
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Re: Did you ride today?
« Reply #666 on: August 10, 2020, 06:44:39 AM »
Yup.  And I will likely continue to ride to work every day until the weather conspires to knock me off the bike. 
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Re: Did you ride today?
« Reply #667 on: August 10, 2020, 01:25:12 PM »
It's too hot.
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