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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-27-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,253
Posted By razor1
Schools

Don't forget BMW has their own On and Off road motorcycle training and tours. They operate out of Greer, SC across from the BMW manufacturing plant.

Regards,

Ray
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 18,231
Posted By razor1
There will be events at the BMW Performance...

There will be events at the BMW Performance Center and Gulches off road park. Stay tuned for more information.

Ray
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-29-2012, 04:55 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,835
Posted By razor1
Obviously. :1drink

Obviously. :1drink
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,835
Posted By razor1
Best post yet! I can't believe the amount of...

Best post yet!
I can't believe the amount of police bashing that goes on in this forum. I give motorists 15mph when I am on duty but if I see 16mph or higher then you DESERVE a ticket. Be a man...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-10-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By razor1
Bikesafe NC Free training

Hello everyone,

Just wanted to share some information about free training that the Governors Highway Safety Program puts on. Bikesafe was started in the UK and was brought to the states a few...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 41,086
Posted By razor1
Hello Charles and Mike ! It is good to hear from...

Hello Charles and Mike ! It is good to hear from both of you guys again. It is very gratifying to hear that the training has been useful to so many people. We definitely appreciate all of the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3,104
Views: 1,011,410
Posted By razor1
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v323/skylightguy...

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Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2010, 05:39 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 41,086
Posted By razor1
Hello Bruce, I am glad to hear you had a...

Hello Bruce,

I am glad to hear you had a great time at the Performance Center. It was also nice to meet you in person as well.

Thanks,
Ray
Forum: GS Boxers 11-15-2010, 05:36 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 41,086
Posted By razor1
Hey Nick, I stand corrected. We now have...

Hey Nick,

I stand corrected. We now have one factory lowered GS available for rent.

Thanks,
Ray
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2010, 12:03 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 41,086
Posted By razor1
Sorry for the delay Nick. We do not have any...

Sorry for the delay Nick.
We do not have any of the factory lowered GS's available for rent.

Ray
Forum: GS Boxers 11-06-2010, 01:03 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 41,086
Posted By razor1
He cannot be referring to the BMW Performance...

He cannot be referring to the BMW Performance Center in SC. We do not offer on site accommodations and we do not allow you to use your own bike for any of our off-road training.
You can bring your...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 41,086
Posted By razor1
The BMW Performance Center in Greer, SC is the...

The BMW Performance Center in Greer, SC is the only BMW owned rider training facility in North America. Additionally, you have no liability if you damage the bike during your training. We are...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 41,086
Posted By razor1
We look forward to having you on the trip. I...

We look forward to having you on the trip.
I know the June trip is already booked out with 13 people going.
See you soon.

Ray
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 41,086
Posted By razor1
Yes. BTW guys, if some of you want to do a...

Yes.

BTW guys, if some of you want to do a school but can't get your days off to match up with our school dates, just convey that information to the reservation desk. They will put you in touch...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2010, 05:42 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 41,086
Posted By razor1
We have 3 F800's. All of them have SW-Motech...

We have 3 F800's. All of them have SW-Motech crashbars, BMW engine guard/skidplate and the Barkbuster VPS hand guards. I can't recall wether or not we have ever used risers on the F800's but we do...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-25-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 41,086
Posted By razor1
Hello David ! Thanks for the write up. I...

Hello David !

Thanks for the write up. I am glad you and Patricia had a good time during the two day course. Be safe in all that you do ....... Wait for it........ Most of all have FUN ! :D
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-02-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 41,086
Posted By razor1
I just answered your PM. I forgot to mention to...

I just answered your PM. I forgot to mention to you that Deals Gap is closed because of a rockslide. TN DOT says that it is not scheduled to re-open until July 31st. The contractor will get a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2010, 07:33 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 41,086
Posted By razor1
You will need over the ankle boots, knee...

You will need over the ankle boots, knee protection,elbow protection, gloves and a helmet. These items will meet the MINIMUM requirements to participate the school. By protection we mean something...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By razor1
The cost of a one day program is $595. The cost...

The cost of a one day program is $595. The cost for two days is $1095.
This includes the cost of the rental bike. You are NOT responsible for damages. We only offer one day of on-road training. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-28-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By razor1
No problem ! As of today you have 5 people...

No problem ! As of today you have 5 people including yourself in the class.
Ross M. will be teaching.
I will make sure to stop by and say "hey" to you guys. I am on a car program that day.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 41,086
Posted By razor1
BMW Performance Center Rider Training. Greer,...

BMW Performance Center Rider Training.
Greer, SC across from the BMW Manufacturing facility.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2009, 11:37 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 41,086
Posted By razor1
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v323/skylightguy...

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Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By razor1
Are you sure you are signed up for October 7th...

Are you sure you are signed up for October 7th 2009 ?

My schedule shows that there is an on-road training on Thursday Oct. 8th. Please let me know.

Thanks,
Ray
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2009, 08:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,984
Posted By razor1
You are quite welcome ! We are always there for...

You are quite welcome ! We are always there for you when it comes to picking up the bikes. :deal

Ray
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 857
Posted By razor1
I will be there! :D You will have about 8...

I will be there! :D
You will have about 8 others in your class tomorrow.
See you in the morning.

Ray
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,984
Posted By razor1
What you are looking for is a solidly illuminated...

What you are looking for is a solidly illuminated light that reads "brake failure".
When you see that it means the ABS is off. I would still test it by rolling about 15-20 mph and stomping the rear...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-01-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,099
Posted By razor1
Greenville,SC and surrounding area DINNER MEET Wed. Sept. 2nd

Hey guys, just letting you know that there is a meet and greet at Coal Fired Pizza Co. in Greenville, SC tomorrow. They are giving away free pizza to anyone showing up on GS's.:D
I just got an...
Forum: Vendors 08-04-2009, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 703
Posted By razor1
3-DAY Adventure tours, BMW Performance Center.

Thought I would let you guys know about this program that was just approved.

Motorcycle 3-Day Tour

Experience the beautiful back roads of the western Carolinas and eastern Tennessee on a guided...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2009, 12:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 998
Posted By razor1
I forgot to mention that the motorcycle training...

I forgot to mention that the motorcycle training is somewhat buried in the website.
www.bmwusa.com
< Experience
< Performance Driving School
< Programs and Courses -located near the top-
<...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-01-2009, 12:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 998
Posted By razor1
You might want to check out BMW Rider Training at...

You might want to check out BMW Rider Training at the BMW Performance Center in Greer, SC. Go to www.bmwusa.com for more information.
It is the only facility in North America owned and operated by...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,763
Views: 645,056
Posted By razor1
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v323/skylightguy...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v323/skylightguy/BMW_4644.jpg

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Forum: GS Boxers 06-01-2009, 08:42 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 41,086
Posted By razor1
Hello Stuart, You and Will did a great job...

Hello Stuart,

You and Will did a great job this weekend ! It was a pleasure having you guys in the class. Sounds like the VFR might be on the way out.:D



Ray

Make every day a great one !
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2009, 06:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,862
Posted By razor1
Just to clarify the clarification. The BMW on...

Just to clarify the clarification. The BMW on and off road motorcycle program in South Carolina is BMW North America. Now the instructors that work for the BMW Performance Center ARE private...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2008, 11:06 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,422
Posted By razor1
Hey guys, just for a bit of clarification. ...

Hey guys, just for a bit of clarification. When we designed the course the idea was for ALL SIX of you to get ALL 6 bikes through the course. After much deliberation we decided it was in...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,422
Posted By razor1
A few more. ...

A few more.

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http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v323/skylightguy/DSC_1017.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,422
Posted By razor1
Great job on Thursday gang ! Make us proud in...

Great job on Thursday gang ! Make us proud in Tunisia.

Ray Helms
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Forum: GS Boxers 07-22-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 41,086
Posted By razor1
Hello Alex, Thanks for the write up. ...

Hello Alex,

Thanks for the write up. You guys did a great job considering how hot it was. Take care and make every day a great one.

Ray
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 41,086
Posted By razor1
There have been numerous participants that have...

There have been numerous participants that have rated themselves as moderate to excellent in their off-road ability. In my experiences, almost every participant in that category has told me...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 41,086
Posted By razor1
It will be hot in June for both the On-road and...

It will be hot in June for both the On-road and Off-road training. I would wear gear that has good impact protection but offers the most ventilation. There are a few exercises in the On-road...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-19-2008, 02:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,565
Posted By razor1
Precisely! In a full on "PANIC STOP", wet or...

Precisely! In a full on "PANIC STOP", wet or dry.
Few ( AND I MEAN VERY FEW!) people can match the stopping distance of our ABS system when properly applied.
NO practice runs ! Thats the...
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