2010 Chuck Norris Award Winner: Marine Cpl. Matt Garst
http://www.marines.mil/unit/imef/Pages/MarineabsorbsIEDblast,walksaway.aspx Cpl. Matt Garst should be dead. Few people survive stepping on an improvised explosive device. Even fewer walk away the same day after directly absorbing the force of the blast, but Garst did just that. .... Lance Cpl. Edgar Jon... 30 Jul 2010 08:38
8th Grade Final 1895
On Fri, 30 Jul 2010 08:36:32 +1200, BrianNZ <brian(a)itnz.co.nz> wrote: Can you imagine Kansas, USA using metric measurements in 1895!? Actually in that instance, the "metre" was probably equivalent to the "square" used in roofing measurement, or 100 square feet and not a modern meter. The boards were sized s... 31 Jul 2010 19:30
A bike choice question
Yo all! New to the group with a question. I'm a former biker, BMW 500, Yamaha 500 among others (smaller). Next spring I retire and want to, "Live to Ride!" I'm one of those types who's heroes have always been cowboys so I see a bike as a 'stand-in' for a horse. You can guess that my garb is going to be ... 2 Aug 2010 17:00
RGD's next trip report
On Jul 27, 8:18 pm, .p.jm.(a)see_my_sig_for_address.com wrote: I understand he's going to have pictures like these ! Right, Don ? :-) http://www.utah3d.net/SulpherCreek_swf.html http://www.utah3d.net/DoubleArch1_swf.html http://www.utah3d.net/PaysonC_swf.html Yeah yeah, say... 30 Jul 2010 16:25
Stop me before I buy again!
So, having decided to sell the ST4 that I bought last winter (lovely bike, just don't ride it enough to justify it) and having gotten the race trailer and bikes out of sight (if not out of mind) I am, yes, thinking of pulling the trigger again. This time is is another moldie-oldie repeat that is murmering away at... 28 Jul 2010 14:07
COME SEE NUTBAG IARNROT WHO HATES THE US COMMIT AD HOMINEM FALLACY; 9/11 was not physically possible to be other an inside job. That neocon-pawn nutbaggery about ObL has been thoroughly disproven.
Notice how the bushworshipper can't deal with this fact, either: ""confession videos" were propaganda tools created to justify the pursuit of a preplanned war." http://whatreallyhappened.com/WRHARTICLES/osamatape.html?q=osamatape.html ... 27 Jul 2010 09:33
I have discovered..... the ANTI-RGD!
On Jul 26, 3:25 pm, Odinn <od...(a)atlantabiker.nonet> wrote: tomor...(a)erols.com wrote: I was just laughing so hard as I read this ad: http://washingtondc.craigslist.org/nva/mcy/1851194751.html All I could think was "this is a bike that NEEDS RGD as its next owner!" Don: this is no... 28 Jul 2010 15:13
Winter riding - sidecar or Jeep?
On Jul 26, 10:17 am, sean_q <no.s...(a)no.spam> wrote: It looks as though we'll be here in this RV park for the winter (no $ for snowbirding). It's over a kilometer to the nearest bus stop, too far for the g/f to walk. So we'll need our own transportation, and my concern is the snow. The snow we get her... 27 Jul 2010 12:53
DoD and the Joust
I miss this so much. Bill '92 Nighthawk "Trusty Steed" (Yes I still have her, 82k miles and going strong) '97 VFR "Pretty Red) (whimpers in the garage, "Why don't you ride me?) '99 XT 350 "Separator" (just sits there remembering days of glory past) ... 26 Jul 2010 23:49
My dogs have mixed emotions about fireworks
On Jul 24, 7:39 pm, "Datesfat Chicks" <datesfat.chi...(a)gmail.com> wrote: I rank my cats the same way. When you only weigh 7 lbs. and don't have any legal rights, it is real healthy to fear anything novel until you've had the chance to observe it for a while. My cat Lucy is like that. Her motto is ... 25 Jul 2010 18:25