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Old 10-28-2012, 09:09 AM   #1
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Anybody here going to the Lone Star Bike Rally this coming weekend?

http://www.lonestarrally.com/

I'll be there Friday, Saturday and Sunday. I live less than 20 minutes from it

Some of us should all meet up for a drink.
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Old 10-28-2012, 09:45 AM   #2
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That is the one I really want to go to. But, I already have other plans this year.

I have been trying to get to the hill country this fall, and this is the weekend that fits.

I would tell you to enjoy riding the coast and to watch out for the crazies while riding through Houston. But, I don't think either apply.

So, drink a beer for me and keep the rubber down; Oh yea, post some pics!
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Old 10-29-2012, 05:59 PM   #3
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Will do Scott.

My painter is wanting me to enter my bike in the Metric Competition.

Meh, I don't know. I think he's just wanting some free advertisement.

I've built what I refer to as a "practical bar-hopper". It's not on the same level as those "show bikes"...
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Smed, that is one bad and beautiful skoot!

Your painter is right to want that kind of advertisement.

I would say it depends on how you want to spend your day.
Talking to strangers about your bike doesn't sound like a bad way to kill a few hours; but having a few cold ones and looking at other peoples bikes is nice too.

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Old 10-29-2012, 08:38 PM   #5
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Smed, that is one bad and beautiful skoot!

Your painter is right to want that kind of advertisement.

I would say it depends on how you want to spend your day.
Talking to strangers about your bike doesn't sound like a bad way to kill a few hours; but having a few cold ones and looking at other peoples bikes is nice too.

Scott
Hate to be a pessimist but a few cold ones and riding motorcycles does not mix, assuming smed is not going to stay on the island anyways... which being 20 minutes from the island I would assume not.
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Hate to be a pessimist but a few cold ones and riding motorcycles does not mix, assuming smed is not going to stay on the island anyways... which being 20 minutes from the island I would assume not.
I never ever ride, if even a tiny bit "buzzed".

Which means I'll sip a few throughout the day, but that's it.

You going to be down there tman?
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I never ever ride, if even a tiny bit "buzzed".

Which means I'll sip a few throughout the day, but that's it.

You going to be down there tman?
Nah, opening weekend of deer season. They always have it at the worst part of the year for me.
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Hate to be a pessimist but a few cold ones and riding motorcycles does not mix, assuming smed is not going to stay on the island anyways... which being 20 minutes from the island I would assume not.
I don't advise anyone to ride while impaired.

But, wandering around and people/bike watching during the LSR doesn't exactly count as riding.

I would not look down on someone spending three or four hours of walking around looking at the sites with a couple of stops for cold refreshments and maybe a burger. Then riding to their next destination, of course people process alcohol differently, and you would need to make that decision for yourself.

Here is an interesting site. It shows your BAC under different scenarios.
http://www.ou.edu/oupd/bac.htm

If I were at the LSR and consumed three beers and stayed three hours, I would have a .02 BAC.
Actually; considering I would be walking and consuming water as well, the alcohol would probably sweat out at a faster rate.

But, I agree with Smedlin. I never ride when buzzed.
I don't think I have ever consumed more than two beers then ridden on the same day.

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Old 10-30-2012, 06:41 AM   #9
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Hey Smedlin, I plan on going down on Friday. I don't drink but would like to meet and check out the Skoot, maybe PM me your cell number!! Thanks.
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Old 10-31-2012, 03:35 PM   #10
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With what seems like 80% of the members here living in Texas.. Nobody else going to the Lone Star Rally?

I've got the bike all cleaned up and ready.

(was kind of difficult to take a pic in the direct sunlight with my cell phone. Bike is TO shiny )

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