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This last couple months been bad;

Discussion in 'Motorcycle Talk' started by Jims08Z06, Sep 23, 2012.

  1. Jims08Z06

    Jims08Z06 Bat Crazed

    With the loss of members then my former neighbor and the son of a classmate. I gave up riding, put the bike in the classifies and Thank God no-one bought it. Misery finally gave way to WTF I never planned on dying in a Nursing Home anyway, and uncovered the bike and rode today. There is no greater way to lift one's spirits than riding. What a special day riding up to St Helen's. Stopped at River dale Raceway and made 5 passes down the eighth mile. Good or not? (always ran the quarter) turned 6.991 @ 111.39 with the front wheel in the air through 3rd gear. Had a most enjoyable ride back home on the west side hwy. Going to close the bike sale ad. Conclusion, I would rather go enjoying myself, than sit around like this last six weeks miserable. PS and thanks for the advice from the folks on stretching exercises prior to riding, still sore but much better...AJ
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  2. Grantizzle

    Grantizzle Moderator Staff Member

    i'm sore as shit after playing on the supermoto today. i think i'm gonna take up yoga. my neighbor is an instructor and says that all types of people do it. hell, there is a whole baseball team that has taken it up.

  3. Glad to hear your back up on 2 wheels
  4. Jims08Z06

    Jims08Z06 Bat Crazed

    I likely just need more exercise. Maybe find an instructor like...AJ
  5. Jims08Z06

    Jims08Z06 Bat Crazed

    Thank You, there just isn't a subsitute...AJ
  6. DAMN STRAIT!!!!!!!!!! glad to hear your doing better !!!!! :ninja:
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  7. This will require photographic documentation.
  8. Grantizzle

    Grantizzle Moderator Staff Member

    you just wanna see my moose knuckle in yoga pants, huh?
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  9. Welcome back Jim. Glad you decided not to add riding to your other losses. Look after yourself (leg and mind) and stay rubber side down
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  10. This season has almost scared me out of street riding too. It's hard to not have all the losses not weigh on your mind. I'm glad your riding again and loving it. The zen of riding is like no other, at least for me. Stay safe out there.
  11. The mental health bennies alone are worth the risk. Congrats!
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  12. Happy to hear man. If you ever need anything let me know.
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  13. Good to hear it! Welcome back.
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  14. dito .. to many this year
  15. Glad to hear you are back Jim.

    ps. yoga is phenomenal
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  16. Fuckin' A - you got two wheels in your blood, brother. Glad you're back in the saddle.
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  17. this.

    When I read the ad on your bike it was as if you were selling a long time friend. I'm happy for once a sale didn't go through!

    Welcome Back Jim (fyi, that was a terrible good bye thread)! :mfclap:
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  18. Hell yeah man! Glad you didn't sell that awesome bike too! Ride on brotha!
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  19. PeteN95

    PeteN95 Moderator Staff Member

    Good to have you back, Jim! As someone said, "It's better to burnout than fade away!".

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  20. I like to say, I'll give up riding when I'm dead, but even then I'll probably find a way.

    Good to see you came to your senses Jim.
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