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Alright, enough is enough! I am sick and tired of riding alone! :smokin

So, here's my proposal to all of us that live here in the hampton roads virginia area. I am getting my boots on and heading out to go for a spin on this warm summer November evening, and I am inviting anyone else along that wants to ride. Whenever I go out for a ride and I have my computer available I will log in here to give the rest of us locals a heads up.

I encourage everyone else in the area to do the same. I like riding alone sometimes too, but right now and often times it just is a hell of a lot more fun riding with others.

I'll either be on an 04 RC51 (silver/red) or 04 SV1000s (blue/silver) with black helmet. I'm starting in Chesapeake and heading toward VA Beach. If you see me, ride along. :welcome

Don't sit at your computers :comp Get out here and ride. Can't wait to get a blast of caffeine followed by a good dose of throttle :smilierr Hope to see some of you out there :)

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Too bad i checked this late tonight...i would of definetly joined you as the weather was fantastic (although i do ride in the cold too..). i don't know what the weekend weather is supposed to be like or your schedule, but how about a ride this weekend?
 

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Hey Deeez! Good little ride around the block I just got back from :grinbounc Went up battlfield to military N to Little Creek to Shore Dr. Stopped by WAWA near gate 5 NABLC to gas up and then kept going down shore to N Great Neck to VA Beach to lynnhaven to 264. Did a merry go round through the downtown tunnel in and out of portsmouth and then headed back home. Man, :rolleyes I didn't see one bike over the last two hours.

I'm a cold weather rider too. As long as it's in the forties or above and not wet(don't want to get the bike too messy), I'll ride. Once the thirties set in I turn into a cager though.

Kinda hard to say what the weather is going to do this weekend but as long as the weather is ok and I am free, I'll ride. Hopefully, others will start posting on here and it'll turn into a regular thing for all locals to use.
 

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seemed like a cool ride...i have heard there is some good riding out in pungo area...i printed something of the pilot online earlier this spring with some good routes outlined...i'll look for it at work tomorrow..
The weekend doesn't look too bad as of now, but of course that can change..
i'm usually free on the weekends. just give me a heads up anytime.
 

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will do deeez. you too. have a good week. looks like the rest of this week will be good for the bike after tonight. now, to decide, break in the new tires, or break in the new bike???? :dunno i'll let ya know what if i'm headin out
 

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Hit me up anytime if you would like to find some good areas to ride around here... I have been ridding in this area for a few years now..... I am in Hampton !
 

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Hey There Gsxie! Damn, we've almost got a group ride forming here :egrin My fiance's fiance is engaged to a US Marine too :cool:
I'm gettin ready to kick a run and then get out of here for a spin before my parenting responsabilities go back into effect again this evening after school. :lol
 

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Hey Gsxie, was that you I saw riding by my neighborhood on a black and yellow GSXR this afternoon? I was just getting close to home when I saw a woman on the above described merging onto Battlefield in the opposite direction. It was too late by the time I noticed to wave.
 

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Damn This Weather!!! :ar Man, I am pissed I didn't even get out this weekend when the weather was decent. If the roads are dry tomorrow morning I'm ridin. I don't care what the temperture is.

Anyone want to chime in on this past weekends adventures. I feel forced to live vicariously through all of you concerning motorcycling. Mine consisted of domestic activity :bj and I did get to finish up the fender eliminator for the RC51 :phatyo
 

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Unfortunalely i spent my entire weekend fighting a nasty hangover from friday night. Saturday was a great day to get out though. I've only riden to work once this week.
 

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Looks like this sunday will be a good day to get out and ride. I will be heading out somewhere to ride for sure. If anyone is up, let me know. i am thinking somewhere in the pungo area or chesapeake. if anyone has any good ideas of routes, let me know. i have a couple in mind.
 

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Have a good one. Wish I could go along but I've got duty Sunday am through Monday am and then on into a day of work Monday. The Corps plays hell with my social life. Check out Sandbridge road and on out to the beach. You could spend a couple hours out there by Pungo and not get bored. Some good stretches with minimal traffic and the occasional 90 degree turns. Ive been out that way a bit but by the Gsxie sounds she knows the area a lot better.
There's Princess Anne Rd. It dead ends into nothingness if you're southbound, but the route is kinda fun.
Anyone ever ride around Johnstown Rd/ Benefit Rd/ Bunch Walnuts in south Chesapeake? hehehehe :grinbounc
The place I've been hearing about but have not found yet is the abandoned air strip out in Pungo. Anyone know where that is?
 

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Brother, I'm from Cleveland. I know how you feel. Good luck with staying warm and sane up there for the next three to four months. OMG.... that really does suck considering, we are only talking about three to four days at a time that we're unable to ride.
 

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Sunday i went out to Pungo...went greenbrier to elbow rd, then on indian river to princess anne. went a little south on princess anne. a lot of bikers out too.
the abandoned air field..isn't that the old public shooting range also (off of Flanagan's rd)? if so, i have been out there (my company) the last month doing some work there.
They are looking to build houses there...go figure.
i think i might try following princess anne road all the way south to knott's island where you can take a ferry and hook back up on 168 and come back north. may try it sometime after the new year.
 

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the Knotts island and the ferry are a blast. Tom, Ginger, Alysse and I went last year on a crappy day but still had fun!
 

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well...it was 50 degrees on sunday...but my fieldsheer one piece textile suit keeps me quite warm( and a balaclava under the helmet keeps my neck warm)..i'm usually good till about 40 degrees with nothing other than jeans and a sweater with the suit on....below that i wear polyprolene undergarments under my clothes and then i am good to go!..there is a limit though...once it starts to get below 30, i don't ride to work.
 

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I love riding too much to let chilly weather stop me. I'm good down to 40 as long as it's dry. That 636 looks like a sweet bike. How you like? For street I4 it would be tops on the list for me :beer

Deeez, wish I could have been on that ride. Sounds like my getaway route. When I get about a couple of hours that's usually the area and roads I'll travel. All depends on my mood though. Having to work and seeing how perfect it was Sunday was killin me. Glad somebody got to enjoy it. :upyours j/k :banana

Special K, hope ur surviving and staying warm. Should only be about 3.5 months now :eek:nfloor What did you do in the Navy? My girl's an MA.

I am definitely going to find time to ride this weekend. I'm a "spur of the moment" type but anyone is welcome. A tip on a weekend bike hang out would be helpful. Anyone got some ideas? Weather should be decent! :dblthumb
 
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