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What were YOU doing in June of 1999 ?

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DRN officially "went live" as we used to say, after much beta. We were ahead of the curve, trying to make custom forum software that would make posting easier and even ... wait for it ... make it easy to post pictures for folks without BS degrees.

And after all this time, we've never collected data on our members, or followed them around the net, or built full-on life profiles of them to sell to the highest bidder. We also never got rich!

Seems like just yesterday. Not! Seems like a lifetime. What were you doing in 1999?
 
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In June of 99 I was posting on rec.motorcycles.dirt and just lurking on DRN in the begining, I didn't sign up right away. I had been posting out there since about 94-95 when I still had a SLIP account for my internet access. Typing that makes me feel OLD :-)
 
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Time really does fly ... a 30 year-old _Solo_ ? How can that be!? Congrats on the marriage and young one, very cool :) Good to see you, don't be a stranger.

And those complaining about age? Look at it this way, now you (we) have an excuse for being slow.
 
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Which reminds me of story from 2006 ... Thump and I were in his garage working on bikes for the coming weekend. A couple of high school kids stopped by selling school raffle tickets or something. Door was open so they saw us and the bikes and of course were interested. After a few questions about the bikes, Thump said we were headed up to Nocona on Saturday. One of them looked and me and asked: "YOU still ride ?" He was shocked, LOL. He nearly fell over when I said "Yes, and my dad still rides too".

Yeah getting older sucks in some ways, but it beats the alternative.
 

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Brian(young Stan Flemmings to some) still manage to go on a ride every now and then, we headed to good ole Muenster TX last month, from Nashville TN area. image.jpeg
 
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Oh, and back to the original topic, in 1999, I guarantee we were either planning to go for a dirt bike ride, riding, or coming back from a ride. Not so much these days, we've both changed over to street bike riding.
 
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I wonder what percentage of battered and bruised old DRNers are riding street bikes these days. I still ride my trials bikes (poorly) when I can but I haven't been on an MX bike in 5 or 6 years. But there is always some interesting project in my little shop. busa_drag_bike_1.jpg
 
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I was 5 years old then, and I remember being addicted to playing Harvest Moon and Super Mario. My mom got me a beagle to divert my attention from playing games, but Jack is not a fan of playing fetch he prefers to bury his dog toys in the backyard.
 
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