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Forum: General 03-06-2006, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,200
Posted By GarryP
Rant Rave Following too close

Have you ever followed too close? I know I probably have but I try to remember not too.

I was reminded what its like for the driver yesterday. Victoria and I were driving up Hwy 1 at about 60 mph....
Forum: General 02-20-2006, 05:36 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,204
Posted By GarryP
Re: BMW Roll Call

1988 BMW R100RT - I rode dirt bikes years ago back east. Had to buy a bike after moving out here to the central coast to enjoy the roads and scenery. I'm thinking of getting a trailer for weekend...
Forum: Pashnit Humor 02-14-2006, 08:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,575
Posted By GarryP
Re: So ive crashed.

A friend was riding when a car pulled out in front of him and proceeded in the same direction in his lane. So my friend starts to pass on the left. Then the guy makes a left turn. My friend flipped...
Forum: General 02-01-2006, 07:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,102
Posted By GarryP
Re: A Surgeons letter to the editor

So, if the guy backs out in front of a dump truck, is the truck driver partly to blame for the guy's injuries?
Forum: General 01-31-2006, 04:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,211
Posted By GarryP
Re: painful hands

Forum: General 01-30-2006, 10:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,102
Posted By GarryP
Re: A Surgeons letter to the editor

And my response:

I would like to respond to Dr. William Rozzi's letter. I realize that he may get many responses from law-abiding motorcycle riders who contend it is their right to ride a...
Forum: Pashnit Humor 01-29-2006, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 921
Posted By GarryP
Forum: Pashnit Humor 01-25-2006, 11:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,155
Posted By GarryP
Re: How To Handle Anger

Yeah, but, I want to know how to handle it when I'm riding. I've noticed that whenever I have a strong urge to flip some driver the bird, its when I'm too busy trying to keep out of the ditch!
Forum: Pashnit Humor 01-24-2006, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,457
Posted By GarryP
Re: Try this!!

40+ seconds on about the 8th try. But the blocks are moving jerkily, maybe I don't have it running at full speed?
Forum: General 01-09-2006, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,768
Posted By GarryP
Re: A Contribution; For Tim & All; Oils

BTW, There is a ling to Part 1 at the bottom of the page for Part 2.

Thanks for the info.
Forum: California - Road Trips & Pics, pics, pics 01-08-2006, 08:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,571
Posted By GarryP
Update on Black Mountain Road (SLO County)

I enjoyed a great ride yesterday. Leaving Morro Bay, I followed 41 with some nice sweeping turns toward Atascadero. Old Morro Road runs parallel for about a mile but has been neglected for years and...
Forum: General 01-06-2006, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Posted By GarryP
Re: The Otter Takes A Stroll

The price of housing is out of sight. :nah However, the rents don't seem to be too outrageous. We found a two-bedroom house with garage and a view four blocks from the water for 1450/month. :) Its a...
Forum: Mods, Gadgets & Gear 01-06-2006, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,526
Posted By GarryP
Re: Fieldsheer Jackets

I have their textile Hydrosport jacket and Booster pants. I like them except the position of the knee protection should be adjustable.

Check them out at
Forum: California - Road Trips & Pics, pics, pics 01-03-2006, 04:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,942
Posted By GarryP
Re: Whoa!!! Almost dropped the bike!

Thanks everyone for your encouragement and advice. There really wasn't much chance that I wouldn't be riding again. Victoria and I both wanted to take a little breather though to let the nerves...
Forum: California - Road Trips & Pics, pics, pics 01-01-2006, 01:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,942
Posted By GarryP
Re: Whoa!!! Almost dropped the bike!

Thanks for the advice Sean. It sounds like you are confident that you know what you are talking about. I am not an expert but I do have some confidence that this is not a unsafe condition. So I would...
Forum: California - Road Trips & Pics, pics, pics 01-01-2006, 11:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,942
Posted By GarryP
Re: Whoa!!! Almost dropped the bike!

I appreciate your concern, Loki. i have considered that but I truly don't think the rim is dangerous, especially now with the heavy duty tube. Its so thick that I could probably ride 10 miles on the...
Forum: California - Road Trips & Pics, pics, pics 01-01-2006, 08:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,942
Posted By GarryP
Re: Whoa!!! Almost dropped the bike!

Yeah, I know. Its on the list, but at $500 its way down the list right now. The tube should be enough for now.
Forum: California - Road Trips & Pics, pics, pics 12-31-2005, 04:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,942
Posted By GarryP
Wow8 Whoa!!! Almost dropped the bike!

On Friday, my sweetie and I were taking the bike out for a ride in the Pozo area. I had just had the new front tire installed that morning. We had ridden from Morro Bay to Atascadero where we stopped...
Forum: Pashnit Humor 12-26-2005, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,019
Posted By GarryP
Re: Good Xmas Gifts....?

My sweetie :love got me a bike cover and a Cortech tank bag. :clap

I was so dense that I didn't understand what was happening when she warned me NOT to buy anything while I was getting the new...
Forum: Pashnit Humor 12-17-2005, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,049
Posted By GarryP
Re: some news stories just write themselves...


Hmmm... does this bring up the subject of crotch rockets? :wink
Forum: Pashnit Humor 12-15-2005, 04:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,078
Posted By GarryP
Re: Christmas Engineering Humor

:funny :lol

Just in time to take to the office Christmas party tonight. I can see a complete construction package in the future!
Forum: Pashnit Humor 12-12-2005, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,892
Posted By GarryP
Re: caption this pic...

On your mark, Get set, Gobble!
Forum: Pashnit Interactive 12-12-2005, 04:23 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 52,131
Posted By GarryP
2cents Re: What would you change about the Pashnit site(s)?

In keeping with the suggestion for clinics and track days, how about a forum dedicated to skills and safety? We have many levels of experience on the site and I've seen even experienced riders praise...
Forum: General 12-12-2005, 07:13 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,344
Posted By GarryP
Curvy Road Re: Commute question.

45 minutes in the morning, 60 minutes to get home (taking the long way)! Just starting to commute some since I got the bike a couple of months ago and just got set up with the right gear.

Forum: Group Rides & Upcoming Events 12-11-2005, 06:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,881
Posted By GarryP
Thumbup Re: 10 Dec. Carmel Valley & Highway 1 ride

Hey guys,

We ended up doing the opposite loop that same day. We left Morro Bay about 10 AM and proceeded to Jolon by way of Old Creek Road and Vinyard Drive to G14. We crossed the base and...
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