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Forum: Airheads Yesterday, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By bmwloco
Did a ride from Asheville to Greer, to home and...

Did a ride from Asheville to Greer, to home and to The Wedge. Same trip I took on the R850R last week. This time, I retrieved my snorkeling gear.

Das Beast is a fine bike. No drama. Plenty of...
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By bmwloco
Just roaming. Even Athens is not a must. ...

Just roaming. Even Athens is not a must.

Sublime day hear in the mountains. Blue skies up to about 1500 feet, then dark gray clouds. Woke to a nice, steady rain storm about 4am to 6am. The...
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By bmwloco
Port St. Lucie FL is the final destination. ...

Port St. Lucie FL is the final destination.

A few stops initially; gotta retrieve my snorkeling gear from my DOA Westy parked in my sister's driveway. Then off to Athens GA for a burrito and roll...
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By bmwloco
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/88784834/Das%2...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/88784834/Das%20Beast%202015/IMG_0543.JPG
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By bmwloco
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/88784834/Das%2...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/88784834/Das%20Beast%202015/IMG_0542.JPG
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By bmwloco
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/88784834/Das%2...

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/88784834/Das%20Beast%202015/IMG_0539.JPG

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/88784834/Das%20Beast%202015/IMG_0540.JPG
Forum: Airheads 05-26-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 431
Posted By bmwloco
Getting ready to bug out

Need to just get lost for a few days. Lots going on lately, and I'm at a point where I can escape. I can't think of a better way to clear my noggin.

Getting ready:
...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-25-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Dang. They Willys Overland was my first vehicle!...

Dang. They Willys Overland was my first vehicle! I learned to drive in that thing...

I took out the rear seat (and put it back in when needed) and threw in a full size mattress. We used to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 1,610,397
Posted By bmwloco
Just taking a break for cleaning up construction...

Just taking a break for cleaning up construction debris and enjoying the weather.

Nice to see you are still upright and traveling...enjoy the down time.

9 months was the longest was out -...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-19-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Our polar white Westy is known as "Beluga" like...

Our polar white Westy is known as "Beluga" like the whale.

As you are in the southwest, how about "Blanco Transportista" aka White Hauler or "Blanco Cachorro" for White Pup.

I need another cup...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-19-2015, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By bmwloco
I have an Aprilia Scarabeo 50cc two stroke......

I have an Aprilia Scarabeo 50cc two stroke... same body as the 100. I love it.

Parts are no problem. AF1racing.com has everything you would ever need. They also have a dedicated forum for...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-18-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Plans are to put a 4 car garage into the side of...

Plans are to put a 4 car garage into the side of a hill - with two or three garage doors out. Spiral staircase up into the yurt with a hatch on it. Close the hatch, lock it down, poof. Security. ...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-17-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Groovy looking truck - or will be after...

Groovy looking truck - or will be after Scooterboi gets his brushes on it!

Villageidot... nope, considered a Subaru swap, but I like this much better:

www.bostig.com

But we'll fix what we...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-17-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Got home past midnight, took a shower in the new...

Got home past midnight, took a shower in the new master bath (love the dual shower heads) and hit the sack. I slept until 7:40 - I must have been tired as I am usually up at dawn.

Drove back to...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-17-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Glad you are on the mend Old Hippie... and you...

Glad you are on the mend Old Hippie... and you are right about sleeping in your own bed. I was out in moments when I fell into mine last night!
Forum: Battle scooters 05-16-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Sigh. Almost made it home in the Westy. ...

Sigh.

Almost made it home in the Westy. Alas, no.

Just 41 miles from my sister's house in Greer, SC the oil filler cap gave way - under pressure, it spewed oil all over the exhaust. You can...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-15-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Very, very true statement.

Very, very true statement.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-13-2015, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
I'll be honest here - when I'm on the Aprilia...

I'll be honest here - when I'm on the Aprilia Scarabeo... 3/4 helmet, gloves... and whatever I'm wearing.

At times, it's only sandals , "safety shorts" and a Patagucci shirt.

I know it's not...
Forum: Airheads 05-13-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,224
Posted By bmwloco
It has been my belief for some time: you get one...

It has been my belief for some time: you get one ticket, make the ride count.

Sounds like he lived fully.

Still, it stings. RIP.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-11-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
A missive from Wikipedia on Myrtle Beach bike...

A missive from Wikipedia on Myrtle Beach bike weeks:

Motorcycle rallies

Myrtle Beach Bike Week, also called "Harley Bike Week" is a week-long motorcycle rally...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-11-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Same with the Harley Riders here. No helmets. I...

Same with the Harley Riders here. No helmets. I look at them and think "motorcyclist, nope.". You don't do 1000 mile days with no lid.

Watching the local news here in the "low country" as it's...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-11-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Growing up in the mountains of NC, we had friends...

Growing up in the mountains of NC, we had friends we used to visit in Greenville SC - only about 60 miles away, but a world away from the mountains.

Back in the 70's Motobecan (sp?) and Puchs...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-10-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Just got back from the Spring Greek Festival in...

Just got back from the Spring Greek Festival in Charleston, SC. Couple Greek beers, great Gyro's too.

Post that, we picked up some Marque de Sade pet tools (i.e. a spiked collar).

Annabelle...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-10-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
> Is there anything worse then a leaky Honda? ...

> Is there anything worse then a leaky Honda?

Uh, a VW Westfalia that sometime starts... and sometime doesn't? Did 300 miles from the mountains to the coast of SC (Folly Beach, outside Charleston...
Forum: Airheads 05-07-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 833
Posted By bmwloco
Alpha Ignition: call Rick at Motorrad Elektrik...

Alpha Ignition: call Rick at Motorrad Elektrik 256-442-8886 Central time.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-04-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Love the "ready for the long ride" look of the...

Love the "ready for the long ride" look of the spare fuel can.

And dang useful, too.
Forum: Battle scooters 05-02-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Five years selling euro tin, I learned to...

Five years selling euro tin, I learned to appreciate the true artisans in our midst (sadly, never in management or the sales floor).

It was the guys in clean up and the wheel restorers and the...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-01-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Love it. Great work. :clap

Love it. Great work. :clap
Forum: Battle scooters 04-30-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
My buddy who lost his left leg when an...

My buddy who lost his left leg when an inattentive under insured motorist pushed him across an intersection and into a stop sign a year ago is riding again.

He found a great wrench who modded his...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-30-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Rednecks in the US are "boguns" in NZ. ...

Rednecks in the US are "boguns" in NZ.

Methinks it may be universal. It's like I tell SWMBO "...how many people graduated in the top 10% in your school?". Then think about "the bottom 25%"
...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-30-2015, 12:06 PM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Red, sorry to hear about the truck incident. ...

Red, sorry to hear about the truck incident. Alas, it happens.

I was riding back from Atlanta to Athens, GA years ago. I couple rednecks in a TransAm would not get off my rear end. I was...
Forum: Road warriors 04-28-2015, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2,532
Views: 467,825
Posted By bmwloco
I have been looking at my R850R and thinking "why...

I have been looking at my R850R and thinking "why do I need that rear seat?" My wife has her own bikes, and riding on the back is not her cup of tea.

Is anyone making a rear rack that snaps into...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-25-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,762
Posted By bmwloco
Just back. As soon as I turned out of the...

Just back.

As soon as I turned out of the campground, rain.

Nothing too heavy, just a steady drizzle all the way to Asheville.

According to the new maps, it is supposed to blow out by...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-23-2015, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Hey, I went to ASU too... but that would be...

Hey, I went to ASU too... but that would be Appalachian State University in Boone, NC.

Back then, it was known as Happy Appy. We used to sunbath on the football field, watching hang gliders...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-22-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,762
Posted By bmwloco
As I am newly "separated" from my employ (but...

As I am newly "separated" from my employ (but have good separation pay and dole) I'll be rolling in tomorrow (Thursday) tenting it.

Looking forward to it too.
Forum: Battle scooters 04-20-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Sunshine! Yeah! Things are drying out; the...

Sunshine! Yeah! Things are drying out; the alluvial streams on mountain are really running too. Took the hounds on their normal 4 mile, but only made 3.5 as part of the trail was nothing but mud....
Forum: Battle scooters 04-19-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Rain rain rain. 3 inches so far. Whew. ...

Rain rain rain. 3 inches so far.

Whew. Everything is blooming. Nice.

But I want to ride.

Oh, I could, but I've already put a couple 100,000 miles riding in rain, and I choose not too....
Forum: Battle scooters 04-15-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Augusta is a weird town. Home of the Masters and...

Augusta is a weird town. Home of the Masters and the State of GA Medical program.

The first thing anyone will ask you is "where do you live?". Give the wrong answer, and folks probably won't...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-14-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Umm. No. Not Cherry Blossoms or Plum, but...

Umm. No.

Not Cherry Blossoms or Plum, but Dogwood and "red tip" as they are known here.

The wild Dogwoods are just sublimely beautiful. When we get up in the mountains, they are just so...
Forum: Battle scooters 04-14-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6,325
Views: 321,177
Posted By bmwloco
Blue Ridge Mountains; Smokey's are over the...

Blue Ridge Mountains; Smokey's are over the ridge, more on the TN/NC Line. It's all part of the Appalachian Chain (that runs all the way down to Gadsden, AL)

Still waiting to hear when they will...
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