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Forum: Road warriors 05-15-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1,021
Views: 217,890
Posted By rut3556
>>Edit: Or maybe a Wee. Which I think would be...

>>Edit: Or maybe a Wee. Which I think would be comfy, but definitely boring.<<

The "Wee" is neither comfortable or boring.
Forum: Equipment 05-12-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,170
Posted By rut3556
Good idea! I can't tell you how many of these I...

Good idea! I can't tell you how many of these I have lying around, since they never actually get used on guns. :D
Forum: Road warriors 05-12-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,751
Posted By rut3556
>>Best sounding triple? A 180 degree Laverda.<< ...

>>Best sounding triple? A 180 degree Laverda.<<

I agree! I once owned a Laverda 1200cc "Mirage" and it sure did sound good off the line! It was also about the fastest starting bike I ever owned. :D
Forum: Battle scooters 05-09-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,154
Posted By rut3556
>>I've been riding and racing motorcycles since I...

>>I've been riding and racing motorcycles since I could swing a leg over. Now I'm at an age and condition where I find it very difficult to swing a leg over.<<

Hey, I feel your pain. (literally)...
Forum: The Garage 05-03-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,759
Posted By rut3556
Yeah, we pretty much said the same thing! :D

Yeah, we pretty much said the same thing! :D
Forum: The Garage 05-02-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,759
Posted By rut3556
I got tired of dicking around with my portable as...

I got tired of dicking around with my portable as well as shagging gas, so I had this 16KW Generac installed this winter. It's tied into a 500 gal. propane tank, so no more shagging gas for me! :-)
...
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,425
Posted By rut3556
My advise is to consult an optometrist vs....

My advise is to consult an optometrist vs. dicking around with drug store glasses. Your eyes aren't necessarily the same, and you could very well have an astigmatism that needs correcting as well.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-29-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,475
Posted By rut3556
>>dentist to get an impression for a fresh set of...

>>dentist to get an impression for a fresh set of acrylic choppers, barbershop, pharmacy to pick up a king's ransom in dotard medications, Giant Food, and local market for greens.<<

Geez man,...
Forum: The Garage 04-19-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,384
Posted By rut3556
>>In theory, yes. In practice, I can...

>>In theory, yes. In practice, I can unequivocally say no, it won't work. because I've been there with exactly the OP's setup: pancake compressor and HF gun. It sucks. no go.<<

This......
Forum: Battle scooters 04-15-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,358
Posted By rut3556
It would appear he has a better supply of...

It would appear he has a better supply of Mahindra tractors than he does motorcycles. :-)
Forum: Battle scooters 04-15-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,358
Posted By rut3556
Not sure where you got your figures, but my 2012...

Not sure where you got your figures, but my 2012 Burgman has a curb weight of 613 lbs. That being said, I don't find it any more difficult to maneuver than my prior 400 Burgman.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-14-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,358
Posted By rut3556
>>They aren't selling.My local Suzi dealer bought...

>>They aren't selling.My local Suzi dealer bought a Burgman 200...a year ago. Cannot move it.<<

I think some of it may be geographical. Having been to Montana, I just don't see it as a place...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-12-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 944
Views: 385,960
Posted By rut3556
Mumbai here I come!!

Mumbai here I come!!
Forum: Battle scooters 04-09-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,155
Posted By rut3556
I too recently gave up my "Wee" in favor of a...

I too recently gave up my "Wee" in favor of a Burgman. I really liked the Wee but at my age (73) it was just too tall, too uncomfortable, and too danged hard to swing a leg over. This is my second...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,268
Posted By rut3556
I don't "do" passengers!

I don't "do" passengers!
Forum: The Garage 03-28-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,447
Posted By rut3556
What would we do without the great and never...

What would we do without the great and never ending oil debate? :D
Forum: Battle scooters 02-11-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 944
Views: 385,960
Posted By rut3556
Oh, those Italian girls! :D

Oh, those Italian girls! :D
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,990
Posted By rut3556
I use one like this on my V-Strom, and simply...

I use one like this on my V-Strom, and simply have it attached with the velcro strips on the lower inside of the windshield. Works like a champ. Oh, and I'm too old to be out there riding in the...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 20,847
Posted By rut3556
>>Don't get me talking about the FCC tests for it...

>>Don't get me talking about the FCC tests for it in the olden day<<

Yes, I remember them well. For my General & Advanced I had to go to the FCC office in Boston, and an appointment was necessary....
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 20,847
Posted By rut3556
>>AR is great for social chat...but that's it.<< ...

>>AR is great for social chat...but that's it.<<

But even that got old after a fashion. There's only so many times you can send your name, QTH, and WX report without getting burned out. Not sure...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-28-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,750
Posted By rut3556
If I lived in Newcastle, the last thing I'd want...

If I lived in Newcastle, the last thing I'd want to do is get rid of my car! You're not exactly in the south of England you know. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-17-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,163
Posted By rut3556
V-Strom Desert Edition I want one!!

V-Strom Desert Edition

I want one!!
Forum: Battle scooters 01-13-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,354
Posted By rut3556
>>complete with pop-up headlight<< And does...

>>complete with pop-up headlight<<

And does it pop up? That's sometimes a weak spot with Elites.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-12-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,117
Posted By rut3556
>>I got home assembled it all back together and...

>>I got home assembled it all back together and then noticed they put the tire on in the wrong direction<<

Yeah, that bites! And for that reason, whenever I have a tire mounted by a shop I check...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-08-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,239
Posted By rut3556
>>I only have stock size chrome Heat guard same...

>>I only have stock size chrome Heat guard same size as the one on your muffler<<

This was Justin's reply. It's a chrome version of what's already on there, and he wants $110.00 for it! I don't...
Forum: Battle scooters 01-07-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,239
Posted By rut3556
>>So it wouldn't hurt to send him an email or...

>>So it wouldn't hurt to send him an email or give him a call<<

Ok, thanks for the tip. I did drop him a note expressing my interest. (no matter what "Patrick" says about him)
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 1,468
Views: 340,921
Posted By rut3556
What he said!

What he said!
Forum: Battle scooters 01-05-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,239
Posted By rut3556
Thanks much. Unfortunately, the item in question...

Thanks much. Unfortunately, the item in question seems to be "out of stock".

Correction: It doesn't appear to be there at all. Oh well.....
Forum: Battle scooters 01-05-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,239
Posted By rut3556
>>Chrome Muffler Heat Guard<< I need to get...

>>Chrome Muffler Heat Guard<<

I need to get me one of these! Is this from that guy in California?
Forum: The Garage 01-03-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,028
Posted By rut3556
It's funny how some of us never have a problem...

It's funny how some of us never have a problem with the "nut" and others always have a problem. Kind of makes you wonder.
Forum: Battle scooters 01-01-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,089
Posted By rut3556
>>Comes out to about 240 miles every day. So what...

>>Comes out to about 240 miles every day. So what are we talking about? May be 10 hours in the saddle per day?<<

Nope, not interested.
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 78,614
Posted By rut3556
I'd move closer to my job.

I'd move closer to my job.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-31-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By rut3556
>>Bridgestone M16 and M17<< I can't speak...

>>Bridgestone M16 and M17<<

I can't speak for the others, but I just had a set of these installed on a pair of spare wheels I have for my Helix. I won't be installing them until spring, but I have...
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,900
Posted By rut3556
really? <hr style="color:#575757;...

really?
<hr style="color:#575757; background-color:#575757" size="1"> A forever debate…

Yeah, what is it about oil that gets people's dander up so? I mean, really!...
Forum: Battle scooters 12-30-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,263
Posted By rut3556
>>I think I may be hard pressed to use a scoot to...

>>I think I may be hard pressed to use a scoot to tour here<<

Yeah, really.
Forum: Battle scooters 12-29-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,851
Posted By rut3556
I had an Atlantic 500 back some years ago and it...

I had an Atlantic 500 back some years ago and it was a great riding scoot. However, the lack of dealer backup and spotty parts availability caused me to sell it off. It's too bad the Italians never...
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2014, 05:51 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 78,614
Posted By rut3556
lol!!

lol!!
Forum: Battle scooters 12-20-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By rut3556
I wish someone like the Franklin Mint would make...

I wish someone like the Franklin Mint would make one.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-19-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,489
Posted By rut3556
>>The K75 is hands down the smoothest engine I've...

>>The K75 is hands down the smoothest engine I've ever encountered<<

I agree, and think it's the best motor BMW ever made.
Forum: Some Assembly Required 12-18-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,489
Posted By rut3556
I've had a couple of K75s, but none that looked...

I've had a couple of K75s, but none that looked like that! :1drink
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