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Offline Conrad

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Re: I rode up to Rockford Illinois this weekend
« Reply #15 on: May 26, 2011, 06:55:56 am »
There aint no good curvy roads in Obama land!!!!! :doublepuke: Cruisers..........yuck!

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Re: I rode up to Rockford Illinois this weekend
« Reply #16 on: May 26, 2011, 12:00:22 pm »
There aint no good curvy roads in Obama land!!!!! :doublepuke: Cruisers..........yuck!

That was what I thought until I rode some pretty fun roads.  It was good enough for me to scrape some more of my peg feeler (I only have one left) off.
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Re: I rode up to Rockford Illinois this weekend
« Reply #17 on: May 26, 2011, 12:18:09 pm »
There aint no good curvy roads in Obama land!!!!! :doublepuke: Cruisers..........yuck!

And you're wrong again.

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Re: I rode up to Rockford Illinois this weekend
« Reply #18 on: May 26, 2011, 12:25:33 pm »
"He saw my post decal and cut me a break and wrote me for 75 in a 55."

The a$$hole should stopped you just to say thanks for your service!

I consider my self very fortunate only getting a $120 ticket instead of being arrested for "reckless" driving.  I was over double the limit so he had every right to slap the "bracelets" on me and haul me in.  I took the risk and got caught, I could have ran since I was over a half mile ahead but I knew that I needed to pull over and not take any more chances.
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Re: I rode up to Rockford Illinois this weekend
« Reply #19 on: May 26, 2011, 05:24:56 pm »
I consider my self very fortunate only getting a $120 ticket instead of being arrested for "reckless" driving.  I was over double the limit so he had every right to slap the "bracelets" on me and haul me in.  I took the risk and got caught, I could have ran since I was over a half mile ahead but I knew that I needed to pull over and not take any more chances.

It's hard to out run a two way radio.

So anyway, thanks for your service.
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Re: I rode up to Rockford Illinois this weekend
« Reply #20 on: May 26, 2011, 05:36:55 pm »
It's hard to out run a two way radio.

So anyway, thanks for your service.

I know all about the radio being faster than any bike, but the thought was running through my head when I saw him hit his lights as I crested the hill.  I just knew that if I were caught that I could lose my security clearance and so I pulled right over to the shoulder and waited patiently with my hands visible as he caught up.
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Re: I rode up to Rockford Illinois this weekend
« Reply #21 on: May 27, 2011, 06:57:06 am »
I know all about the radio being faster than any bike, but the thought was running through my head when I saw him hit his lights as I crested the hill.  I just knew that if I were caught that I could lose my security clearance and so I pulled right over to the shoulder and waited patiently with my hands visible as he caught up.

I'll bet that was the longest few minutes of your life.
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Re: I rode up to Rockford Illinois this weekend
« Reply #22 on: May 27, 2011, 08:36:22 am »
I'll bet that was the longest few minutes of your life.

It wasn't fun, but it could have been much worse.
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Re: I rode up to Rockford Illinois this weekend
« Reply #23 on: May 27, 2011, 09:17:56 am »
Hey, how is the seat working for you.  Does it cramp your legs?
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Re: I rode up to Rockford Illinois this weekend
« Reply #24 on: May 27, 2011, 10:30:43 am »
Hey, how is the seat working for you.  Does it cramp your legs?

I can tell it is slightly lower, but it isn't to bad.  I am shopping for a used Corbin right now to find something that is better suited for long days.  I might try a sheepskin pad to see if that helps.
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Re: I rode up to Rockford Illinois this weekend
« Reply #25 on: May 27, 2011, 10:39:46 am »
Sorry it didnt work for you.   :(
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Re: I rode up to Rockford Illinois this weekend
« Reply #26 on: May 27, 2011, 10:45:29 am »
Sorry it didnt work for you.   :(

It works great for day to day, but on long trips I get hot spots since there isn't a lot of foam underneath my backside.  It would probably be better suited for somebody that isn't 200+.
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Re: I rode up to Rockford Illinois this weekend
« Reply #27 on: June 03, 2011, 12:54:05 pm »
And you're wrong again.

I am.......really? Come to OHIO.....I will show you some wicked twisty and crazy roads!!!!!! ;)
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