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Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2008, 08:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,895
Posted By Rogue Scout
OLD Rogue Scout has good taste? Not "my good...

OLD Rogue Scout has good taste? Not "my good friend, that handsome devil, Rogue Scout has good taste" or "that fine rider, Rogue Scout, has good taste" - no - I send you off with Dalwhinnie in my...
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2008, 11:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,281
Posted By Rogue Scout
Thanks a bunch

Thanks, Big D, for putting this trip together. Rogue Wife and I had a blast from the breakfast departure at Macy's to the sunset arrival back into Flagstaff. Great ride, company, food and day...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-29-2008, 04:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,646
Posted By Rogue Scout
Not sure I'd trust beef, ranged or deranged, if...

Not sure I'd trust beef, ranged or deranged, if they're giving it away. Just saying.

I'll be two up for the ride with the boss/missus/girlfriend. What's this about Derrick two up??
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2007, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,117
Posted By Rogue Scout
pricey, but it works

I second this sentiment. 2006 R1200GSA with Tobs freshly installed. I am 6 foot tall, and before the Tobs I had a tolerable amount of wind resistance at my helmet (Arai XD with the cute little...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2007, 08:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By Rogue Scout
Jesse box/TT mount

Appreciate this post. Scored a used Jesse box and ordered the TT bracket for mounting. Merry Christmas to me.
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2007, 10:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,004
Posted By Rogue Scout
Where's Ewan and Charlie? Oh, with your...

Where's Ewan and Charlie? Oh, with your girlfriend.
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2007, 09:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,004
Posted By Rogue Scout
Can I conduct body weight training sessions on...

Can I conduct body weight training sessions on the beach?

Or, stay tuned at your favorite Flagstaff health and fitness facility for a new class suited for dual sport riders wanting top physical...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2007, 03:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,004
Posted By Rogue Scout
Let's go

So, brave pioneer of all points South. Let me know when you're ready to go again.

I'll be yer Huckleberry.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-23-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,537
Posted By Rogue Scout
sure I will

I'm not sure I'd want to be at a gathering that would admit me, but I'll be there anyway.

Thought about bringing Mad Max, but I'll be on HMMV.
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,145
Posted By Rogue Scout
Rich: You walked your baby down the aisle, Dad. ...

Rich: You walked your baby down the aisle, Dad. She's my baby now, and I'm riding her every chance I get.

Believe it or not, rub marks on top of the bags are almost gone - alot of elbow grease...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,145
Posted By Rogue Scout
No, this is why I'm not allowed to have nice...

No, this is why I'm not allowed to have nice things that are fragile. Now you understand why the Don Julio gets transported in a Nalgene bottle and why my travel humidor is a ammo can! :freaky...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2007, 12:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,145
Posted By Rogue Scout
Good to see you and Leslie this morning at La...

Good to see you and Leslie this morning at La Bellavia!
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2007, 12:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,145
Posted By Rogue Scout
I prefer to think of it, not as a dent, but as a...

I prefer to think of it, not as a dent, but as a dynamic christening.

However, since my riding buddy Dan and I define a "crash" as "contact with the ground when parts, either on the bike or on...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,145
Posted By Rogue Scout
Yup - all good a week later, thanks. Went to...

Yup - all good a week later, thanks.

Went to Jim Hyde's RawHyde course, and he had us face away from the bike, squat down and push into the bike to right it. I mix in a fair amount of Olympic...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,145
Posted By Rogue Scout
That makes me feel better - thanks. I think I...

That makes me feel better - thanks. I think I saw it and thought - ah, no big deal and kept looking through the corner. Surprised the sh** out of me when I felt the wheel slide. It was completely...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2007, 12:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,145
Posted By Rogue Scout
The Longest Day

Day three starts early - can't seem to get comfortable in the Best Western bed, wake up about 4:30, lay there a half hour listening to the rain and thunder and decide to head out of town at daybreak....
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2007, 11:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,145
Posted By Rogue Scout
Day Two: Climax on the bike

Bet that got your attention. Climax is a town along highway 91 just north of Leadville. Home of the highest post office and railroad station on earth, and also once supplied the majority of the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2007, 12:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,145
Posted By Rogue Scout
One pic

I'll post the rest of day two tomorrow as it is late here right now. Meanwhile, here's a teaser pic for the report.

Saw alot of this on the ride from Silverthorne down through Leadville, Buena...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2007, 12:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,145
Posted By Rogue Scout
Day one: Phoenix to Boulder to Silverthorne

Got in late last night, and worked today. Time to sit down and capture the quick trip through Colorado and Arizona.

No pics of the first day - I should have, I know, but I was anxious to ride,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2007, 11:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,145
Posted By Rogue Scout
R11GS has been a fine steed, and has been very...

R11GS has been a fine steed, and has been very reliable - but at 68K, when she asked me if it would ever break down in the middle of nowhere, my reply was "Can't say it will never do that, not at...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,145
Posted By Rogue Scout
3 - 2- 1. Go.

Last of the new tunes loaded into the IPOD. Double checked the baggage for the airplane ride.

Off to the airport now.

Vamonos por el Boxer Grande!:D
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2007, 07:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,145
Posted By Rogue Scout
Worked for me. Actually I just bought a second...

Worked for me. Actually I just bought a second copy of Long Way Round off Amazon and they only had 3 available for purchase.

Secured the "A Group" boarding pass today at noon for the flight...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,145
Posted By Rogue Scout
Oops - originally said we were watching "Long Way...

Oops - originally said we were watching "Long Way Down." My Freudian slip is showing: I'm eager to see the next installment of Ewan and Charley's trips. Now corrected in original post, thanks.

I...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2007, 11:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,145
Posted By Rogue Scout
The previous steed

96 R1100GS, with the girl to blame for my upcoming purchase.

http://RogueScout.smugmug.com/photos/74986460-M.jpg http://roguescout.smugmug.com/photos/195092402-S.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2007, 10:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,145
Posted By Rogue Scout
Long Way Home

Entry #1 for an upcoming trip (3 days and counting) to set up what led to the ride...............

A few months back, my wife watches one episode of Long Way Round with me. It is late on a...
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2007, 09:41 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 79,142
Posted By Rogue Scout
Wow. Completely classy response. Two words that...

Wow. Completely classy response. Two words that just aren't volunteered enough in this world are "my fault." Good on ya. :clap

Guess my best response would be to go ahead and order a shirt. ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,225
Posted By Rogue Scout
nice report, as usual

Dude, you are a wordsmith.

Happy that you're having such an adventure. I've always thought that if I lived in the Pacific NW, I'd give serious consideration to Sequim, which you must have passed...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,239
Posted By Rogue Scout
thanks to all for input

This, like so many other threads on this site, has provided me with a great deal of perspectives and information I didn't have. Thanks to all.

I have decided to look around for a few months at...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,239
Posted By Rogue Scout
I probably wasn't clear: I'm not asking for a...

I probably wasn't clear: I'm not asking for a special order, I'm asking for the removal of two accessories in order to make the sale. I don't have a problem with the deposit. None at all. Simple...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,239
Posted By Rogue Scout
Yea, silly me, I'm ready to drop 20K and I hope...

Yea, silly me, I'm ready to drop 20K and I hope the bag mounts and fog lights can be removed by the dealer to make the sale. It's asking alot, I know.

What really baffles me is the mass hypnotic...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,239
Posted By Rogue Scout
After telling the dealer I was interested in a...

After telling the dealer I was interested in a white bike with computer and tire pressure monitor, but without bag mounts and without fog lights, I didn't feel the love when I received this:

The...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2007, 10:12 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,239
Posted By Rogue Scout
hello al jesse

Nothing here inspiring me to run out and purchase either the 2 BMW side boxes @ $1500 or all 3 BMW boxes at $2300. I'm real clear that Jesse has pretty consistent history of customer service issues,...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2007, 11:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,239
Posted By Rogue Scout
So in tune with that emotion......I just missed...

So in tune with that emotion......I just missed buying the Poohbah from Florida 1200 GSA sale a month or so ago. He was willing to deliver as well.

Here's to high hopes for you in the near...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,239
Posted By Rogue Scout
Hope to quote you someday while I point at...

Hope to quote you someday while I point at mine..........
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,239
Posted By Rogue Scout
this is great conversation.......one more example...

this is great conversation.......one more example of why this community is valuable.

Hadn't thought of the alarm......or the additional power plug. Good stuff.

Thanks to all for the thoughts...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2007, 08:08 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,239
Posted By Rogue Scout
great feedback

Thanks for the thoughts.

GadgetBoy - read your thread re: Day Long seat, and with Capt Morgan's endorsement, looks like the RDL seat is well worth the $$.

Computer - anyone else have a problem...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,239
Posted By Rogue Scout
one more thing.

http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/photos/GP3Q2921V.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 08-19-2007, 12:23 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,239
Posted By Rogue Scout
1200GS Adventure & included accessories

I picked myself up off the floor when my wife agreed that a 1200 Adventure purchase was a good idea. Emails to the dealers from Arizona, Nevada and SoCal resulted in price quotes on new GSA's either...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2007, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,885
Posted By Rogue Scout
Snow Peak wins out

On closer inspection, I did not like the way the peizo lighter wire dangled in space on the Optimus Stella. Seemed like an easy thing to break.

I went with the Snow Peak Gigapower - half the cost...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2007, 06:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,885
Posted By Rogue Scout
Great feedback, thanks to all. I'm on my...

Great feedback, thanks to all.

I'm on my way to the store tomorrow. Looks like the Optimus Stella will win out: remote cannister and remote peizo lighter function. A bit steep, but between the...
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