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Forum: EMEA 11-03-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By rageabout
Wheatwacker, when do you plan to be there?

Wheatwacker, when do you plan to be there?
Forum: EMEA 11-03-2013, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By rageabout
Advice for Morocco Ride

I will be traveling to Morocco next week and am looking for advice for great roads and places to see. Meeting my brother there and staying in Marrakesh. We will be renting bikes for 3 days off bikes...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-12-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 371,963
Posted By rageabout
Ouray CO

The pass from Ouray Colorado last weekend.

http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w268/rageabout/f650%20graphics/2013-10-03022.jpg

Snow on the bike from that morning.
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Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,314
Posted By rageabout
10" Odessy II's. I think i paid the advertised...

10" Odessy II's. I think i paid the advertised price of $1280. They really look great. Love em.

DeWalt! LOL. Mine has acquired the name "yellow submarine".
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,230
Posted By rageabout
After 50K mikes of chain maintenance, I have...

After 50K mikes of chain maintenance, I have theorized that you don’t really lubricate a chain. Lube comes from the grease behind the o-rings. When the grease is gone or contaminated with dirt, the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-02-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,314
Posted By rageabout
I ran Happy Trails on my 97 st. They are well...

I ran Happy Trails on my 97 st. They are well constructed and durable. No complaints about them. Very basic but will do the job.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-26-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 468,124
Posted By rageabout
Crested Butte, CO ...

Crested Butte, CO

http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w268/rageabout/2013-08-17007crop.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-22-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 8,085
Views: 7,606,742
Posted By rageabout
We met in college. She is as beautiful on the...

We met in college. She is as beautiful on the inside as she is on the outside. When i told her i wanted the bike, her response was, "How much money should i transfer into checking?" :raabia
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-22-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8,085
Views: 7,606,742
Posted By rageabout
My wife of 28 years with by bike of 1 week. ...

My wife of 28 years with by bike of 1 week.

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5539/9345094501_9f033c6cdb_h.jpg
Forum: Vendors 07-19-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 783
Views: 113,524
Posted By rageabout
Rob 800, are you getting all sizes of panniers in...

Rob 800, are you getting all sizes of panniers in this shipment?
Forum: Vendors 07-16-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 783
Views: 113,524
Posted By rageabout
F800 rob Am very interested in a set for my...

F800 rob

Am very interested in a set for my 2012 f650gs. What bag setup do you recommend?
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-11-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,383
Posted By rageabout
Thank you wasserhead. You just helped me make a...

Thank you wasserhead. You just helped me make a major decision. Just pulled the trigger on a yellow/black 2012 F650GS. Cant get the smile off my face!
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-10-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,383
Posted By rageabout
2014 F700GS Colors?

Anyone heard what the bike colors are planned for 2014? Not real fond of the 13 colors.
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-11-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,492
Posted By rageabout
Ive run about 4 sets of TKCs on my bike. You can...

Ive run about 4 sets of TKCs on my bike. You can run down the rear until the knobs are gone but the front is the bigger issue. The front starts to cup the tread and develop a wobble long before the...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,008
Posted By rageabout
Bottom of the line Cabella’s 5 pc straps to the...

Bottom of the line Cabella’s 5 pc straps to the back of my top bag. I carry shorts and water shoes so I can jump into a stream at any time.

...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 18,690
Posted By rageabout
Route 66 Bar

Found this last weekend - route 66 bar about 30 miles west of Albuquerque where hwy 6 joins i 40. About 1.5 miles south on 6. The old route 66 road bed runs past the bar.

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-06-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 563,460
Posted By rageabout
Route 66 in Moriarty. ...

Route 66 in Moriarty.

http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w268/rageabout/blog%20photos/2012-08-18038.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-06-2012, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2,067
Views: 563,460
Posted By rageabout
Highway 550 south of Cuba NM. Was featured in...

Highway 550 south of Cuba NM. Was featured in Breaking Bad. The ATM scene i think.

http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w268/rageabout/Misc/250068_10151140472313559_1298953156_n.jpg
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-20-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 465
Views: 104,140
Posted By rageabout
[QUOTEAnybody that has a 650 twin knows how much...

[QUOTEAnybody that has a 650 twin knows how much of a PITA it is to try to explain to everybody that it is actually an 800...[/QUOTE]


I feel your pain brotha…I get TIRED of telling women my...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,870
Posted By rageabout
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Forum: Equipment 03-19-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,242
Posted By rageabout
I have a Fox Creek Leather Jacket. The Vented...

I have a Fox Creek Leather Jacket. The Vented Racing. Love it. Heavy weight leather, hand crafted. I dont think i'll ever need to replace it but would buy another in an instant.
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 60,645
Posted By rageabout
Have a great ride. Looking forward to following...

Have a great ride. Looking forward to following your trip.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-25-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,748
Posted By rageabout
Thanks for the detailed response. This is very...

Thanks for the detailed response. This is very helpful and confirms my general impression. I am leaning towards the 658 but will ride both back-to-back before a final decision.
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-11-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,748
Posted By rageabout
I have a basic question comparing the f800 to the...

I have a basic question comparing the f800 to the f658.

Just so you know where I’m coming from, I currently own a 97 BWM f650 Strada (ST). The ST has an 18 inch front wheel. I ride mix of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-01-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,177
Posted By rageabout
i intend to get the 658 as my next bike. Look...

i intend to get the 658 as my next bike. Look forward to following your setup. Sounds very much like what i want.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-21-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,626
Posted By rageabout
Just to reinforce what has been said before - do...

Just to reinforce what has been said before - do NOT miss Bear Tooth Pass. IMO one of the most beautiful roads in the US. Red Lodge MT is nice. I have the fortune of a brother who lives in Jackson. I...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-20-2012, 04:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,888
Posted By rageabout
Brewer in Silverton - falls in the category of...

Brewer in Silverton - falls in the category of 'dream job"!


I didn't even realize Silverton had a Brewery. Maybe i need a new prescription on the beer goggles. I will definitely be stopping in...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 897
Posted By rageabout
Front tire wear can cause wobble. I run TKC's on...

Front tire wear can cause wobble. I run TKC's on my 97 F650 ST. The front knobbies wear unevenly and eventually start to cup at which he front end starts to wobble - right about 85 MPH give or take....
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-23-2011, 10:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,376
Posted By rageabout
JayV2 No question that intake and...

JayV2

No question that intake and exhaust mods (more air) are the right start to more HP, HOWEVER, the stock inlet snorkel diameter and length could be a tuned pipe for that engine (maybe...
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2,831
Views: 442,494
Posted By rageabout
Thanks motoriley. Excellent info on computer...

Thanks motoriley. Excellent info on computer rqmnts. Still digging through it.
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,831
Views: 442,494
Posted By rageabout
Advice needed - Camcorder and Computer

Have been following this thread for some time as I ready to delve into video recording as part of riding. Lots of great inspiring video here. I’ve decided to move away from Go-Pro and its competitors...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-29-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 1,087,843
Posted By rageabout
Great pic!

Great pic!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-24-2011, 02:21 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,649,053
Posted By rageabout
White Rim Trail Moab

http://i178.photobucket.com/albums/w268/rageabout/f650%20graphics/20110509_358.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7,097
Views: 3,275,202
Posted By rageabout
I started reading SV bumming the world journey...

I started reading SV bumming the world journey about the time I bought my first MC. To this day it remains as my favorite report.

I probably hold the dubious distinction as the longest lurker...
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