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Forum: Beasts 10-18-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 852,846
Posted By rosmoe
Swissbake & Tagny. The windshield works...

Swissbake & Tagny. The windshield works well up to 90 MPH, haven't gone over that yet, probably won't. I used a piece of rebar to extend the spring. What I thought would take about 15 minutes...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-11-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 4,135
Views: 577,159
Posted By rosmoe
The GG Bridge

The GG Bridge
Forum: Beasts 10-09-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 852,846
Posted By rosmoe
The GS had about 60,000 miles on it & a few...

The GS had about 60,000 miles on it & a few things started going wrong with it. Also we spend a lot of time riding around San Francisco & the first gear was too high for the hills, plus it is a big...
Forum: Beasts 10-09-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 852,846
Posted By rosmoe
Had a BMW 1150 GS for the last 11 years, rented...

Had a BMW 1150 GS for the last 11 years, rented the CB 500 X in Thailand last year. As soon as the white ones arrived, went down, bought it & sold the GS.
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 852,846
Posted By rosmoe
I find by having the windshield further forward I...

I find by having the windshield further forward I can stick my gloves & stuff in the space that is created. Also I now have room to stick both helmets on the mirrors when we are parked for a short...
Forum: Beasts 10-08-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 852,846
Posted By rosmoe
Those who got a bigger windshield for the X &...

Those who got a bigger windshield for the X & still having turbulence problems you might try mounting the windshield using spacers to have the shield extend further forward. I used a black rubber...
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 4,768
Views: 852,846
Posted By rosmoe
One of the best bikes I have owned, I am 68 so I...

One of the best bikes I have owned, I am 68 so I have had a few. Thailand should be sending over the red ones next year, but really like the white !!
Forum: Beasts 10-07-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 20,347
Posted By rosmoe
It is one of the best bikes I have owned ! ...

It is one of the best bikes I have owned ! Thailand should be sending over the red ones next year, but really like the white.
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,013
Posted By rosmoe
I am 68, so pretty sure this will be my last new...

I am 68, so pretty sure this will be my last new bike, a Honda CB 500 X. First new bike was back in 1965, a Honda 305 Scrambler, have had Honda's, Yamaha's & a few BMW's over the years. Rented the X...
Forum: EMEA 10-01-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By rosmoe
Check out Beach's Motorcycle Adventures, The...

Check out Beach's Motorcycle Adventures, The Classic Alpine Adventure route. Follow the route for some of the best sights & riding anywhere. !!!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-13-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2,060
Views: 556,426
Posted By rosmoe
Remember way back when in the USA someone would...

Remember way back when in the USA someone would fill your tank for you. Still do in Hang Dong, Thailand
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-09-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 3,300,252
Posted By rosmoe
2014 Honda CB 500 X

2014 Honda CB 500 X
Forum: EMEA 07-18-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,908
Posted By rosmoe
Michaelj, lunch on the road is the best .

Michaelj, lunch on the road is the best .
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-13-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 7,239
Views: 2,435,943
Posted By rosmoe
No idea what the sign says, but it is in a...

No idea what the sign says, but it is in a spectacular spot. Gorges du Todra, Morocco.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-12-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 3,300,252
Posted By rosmoe
Had a CBR 150 up in the north, but ran very...

Had a CBR 150 up in the north, but ran very poorly in the mountains. Got the CBR 250 R & it is fuel injected, runs great on those mountain roads, even two up & loaded with gear. Not quite as fast...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-12-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 89,124
Posted By rosmoe
Gorges Du Todra, Morocco. On a BMW 850 GS

Gorges Du Todra, Morocco. On a BMW 850 GS
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-12-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 89,124
Posted By rosmoe
Trang Province, Thailand. Honda CBR 150.

Trang Province, Thailand. Honda CBR 150.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-12-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 3,300,252
Posted By rosmoe
Honda CBR 250 R. Taken in Northern Thailand...

Honda CBR 250 R. Taken in Northern Thailand about 45 K south of Chiang Rai on the way to the Thai-Burma Border. Gas is about $5.40 a gallon
Forum: EMEA 07-11-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,037
Posted By rosmoe
When in Austria take a break at Zell Am Zee, a...

When in Austria take a break at Zell Am Zee, a beautiful spot to do nothing. Spend a little time on the sun deck of the Grand Hotel. On motorcycles, tough to beat the Dolomites.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-10-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7,239
Views: 2,435,943
Posted By rosmoe
Somewhere in Northern Thailand.

Somewhere in Northern Thailand.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-08-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10,250
Views: 3,300,252
Posted By rosmoe
CB 500 X in San Francisco

CB 500 X in San Francisco
Forum: EMEA 07-08-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 472
Posted By rosmoe
Do check out the old walled city of Luca, the...

Do check out the old walled city of Luca, the Dolomites & Limone on the west side of Lake Garda. Take the little road up to Hotel Paradiso that sits on a cliff above the lake.
Forum: EMEA 07-03-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,359
Posted By rosmoe
Check out Beach's Motorcycle Adventures, follow...

Check out Beach's Motorcycle Adventures, follow his Classic Alps Tour with a few extra days around Lake Garda.
Forum: EMEA 06-12-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,666
Posted By rosmoe
Have used www.allroundrent.de...

Have used www.allroundrent.de (http://www.allroundrent.de) in Munich. easy to get to on the subway & close to the Autobahn. Rates are good & a good selection of bikes if you book early.
Forum: EMEA 06-01-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By rosmoe
Check out Beach's Motorcycle Adventures, classic...

Check out Beach's Motorcycle Adventures, classic alps tour & follow that route. Doesn't get any better that that. If you are near Lake Garda, check out Limone & take the little road up to Hotel...
Forum: Asia Pacific 05-03-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By rosmoe
The new Honda CB 500 X would be perfect for your...

The new Honda CB 500 X would be perfect for your ride. Do include a trip up to Mae Salong & the high back roads along the Burma Border to Mai Sai.
Forum: EMEA 05-03-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 664
Posted By rosmoe
Imst & Zell am See are worth a look around. From...

Imst & Zell am See are worth a look around. From Imst the Hahntenn Joch over to Elmen, then the back roads to Feldkirch is a pretty good ride.
Forum: EMEA 04-23-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 396
Posted By rosmoe
Chefchouen & Fez .

Chefchouen & Fez .
Forum: EMEA 03-27-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,639
Posted By rosmoe
If you find yourself in Munich, check out Beach's...

If you find yourself in Munich, check out Beach's or Allroundrents for motorcycle rental. Have used them both. Allround is right in Munich, with easy access to the Auto Bahn. Beach's is a little...
Forum: Road warriors 02-19-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 459
Views: 78,467
Posted By rosmoe
Cigar Mike, Any more info on the recall, let us...

Cigar Mike, Any more info on the recall, let us all know. Also, let us know how the new winshield works out. If you could post how tall the windshield is compared to the stock. Called both Givi &...
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 78,467
Posted By rosmoe
To Cigar MIke, Just wanted to know how the...

To Cigar MIke, Just wanted to know how the windshield works on the Honda CB 500 X. Keeps the air flow above the helmet, any buffeting? Also, mounts on the same hard ware as the factory wiindshield?...
Forum: Asia Pacific 12-28-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,370
Posted By rosmoe
Don't think you need any advice as you did the...

Don't think you need any advice as you did the best thing ever by moving to Thailand.
Forum: EMEA 12-28-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By rosmoe
Rented from Allroundrent in Munchen a few years...

Rented from Allroundrent in Munchen a few years ago. No problems, very easy to get to & the hard cases were a little extra.
Forum: Asia Pacific 12-18-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By rosmoe
Rented a small 2 stroke many (15) years ago. One...

Rented a small 2 stroke many (15) years ago. One of the local gas stations had a few for rent. Forgot how much it was, as I just rented for a few days to ride around the Kathmandu area. Think it was...
Forum: EMEA 11-15-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,138
Posted By rosmoe
Have done most of the tour outfits, check out...

Have done most of the tour outfits, check out Beach's Motorcycle Adventures (gone with them 7 times & on my own). Beach seems to get all the small stuff right & has the best route.
Forum: EMEA 11-14-2013, 03:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,397
Posted By rosmoe
Done most of the tour companies, one trip alone &...

Done most of the tour companies, one trip alone & a couple with a friend. First time I would go with a tour company, they know all the great little roads. I have gone with Beach's through the Alps...
Forum: Asia Pacific 10-28-2013, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 541
Posted By rosmoe
If you want mountains, head north to Chiang Mai &...

If you want mountains, head north to Chiang Mai & areas north of that. Great beach's, head south to Krabi. Bars & nite life are everywhere over there. Let your senses be your guide. You will have...
Forum: Asia Pacific 10-15-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By rosmoe
Thought I have seen it before, rode out of Nan...

Thought I have seen it before, rode out of Nan about 5 years ago & still had some sections that weren't paved. Doesn't matter, most of the roads in the north are all pretty good. If you show up in...
Forum: Asia Pacific 10-11-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By rosmoe
Great shot, remember the where abouts of this...

Great shot, remember the where abouts of this road ?? When the rest of the great motorcycle roads are covered in snow, this is the place to be.
Forum: Asia Pacific 10-09-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,082
Posted By rosmoe
A few days in Bangkok to get over jet lag. Fly...

A few days in Bangkok to get over jet lag. Fly down to Krabi, boat over to Pee Pee & Phuket. You can rent small bikes in Krabi & Phuket & see all the sights. Fly up to Chiang Mai, rent a CBR 250 or...
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