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Forum: The Garage 10-18-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,016
Posted By shakeybone
If you have a few hours to kill check out...

If you have a few hours to kill check out garagejournal.com .
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-14-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 894
Posted By shakeybone
I try not to wake up grumpy ...

I try not to wake up grumpy







I try to let her sleep
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,662
Posted By shakeybone
I had a BMW K100RT that I used mostly commuting...

I had a BMW K100RT that I used mostly commuting and short, say 200 mile, back road rides. I wanted to "downsize" financially and replaced it with a Suzuki GS650E as a temporary bike.
I found I love...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-09-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,494
Posted By shakeybone
When I had my Silverado with the towing mirrors I...

When I had my Silverado with the towing mirrors I could push them in or out and not have to readjust them.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,494
Posted By shakeybone
Got cut off coincidentally by a plumbing truck ...

Got cut off coincidentally by a plumbing truck the other day. I did not make a big deal about it but he did. So I called the number told them what happened and they asked was it on rt 93? I said...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-04-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,333
Posted By shakeybone
I put mine in the map pocket of my tank bag. ...

I put mine in the map pocket of my tank bag. Could be easily stolen, but never had been. I asked the parking division in Manchester about it and they said if you pay with a card you will have proof...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-02-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 9,454
Views: 1,906,535
Posted By shakeybone
A few years ago I had to take my wife to the ER. ...

A few years ago I had to take my wife to the ER. She was diagnosed with influenza. That day I had been to my doc and had the same diagnosis, so didn't my daughter. So we all had masks on to try...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 12,517
Posted By shakeybone
The way this has gone I am sorry I posted and...

The way this has gone I am sorry I posted and will probably regret posting again but,
In my case,
no it didn't ruin the rest of my ride. I have slept fine. Thanks for asking.
I didn't even think...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-30-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 308
Views: 12,517
Posted By shakeybone
Same thing happened to me a few weeks ago with my...

Same thing happened to me a few weeks ago with my daughter on the back.
A pirate and his "old lady" clearly saw me and pushed me to the right of my lane at 55 mph to pass the line of cars in front...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,021
Posted By shakeybone
[QUOTE=haros;25105998]I think I've found her! ...

[QUOTE=haros;25105998]I think I've found her!

A BMW G650 XCountry

Only gripe is the seat is slightly higher than the F650GS but the bloke said I could get it shaved at any upholsterer

Did...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-15-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,763
Posted By shakeybone
I have Motolights on the front, Hyper lights...

I have Motolights on the front, Hyper lights brake lights on rear, and just bought a hi-vis jacket this weekend. Oh and reflective ADV stickers on front and rear of the bike and on my helmet.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-14-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,919
Posted By shakeybone
Wow I wouldn't want to get that dirty either, ...

Wow I wouldn't want to get that dirty either, that is beautiful. Did you restore it?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-13-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 40,904
Posted By shakeybone
Jo rocket jacket

I have a large, I am 5'10" 170 lbs and it fits me good with room for a heated vest or sweatshirt, Joe Rocket Ballistic jacket that has a bad zipper. It is in very good shape other than that. I...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-12-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4,799
Views: 453,222
Posted By shakeybone
Thats what I tell them all the time.:rofl

Thats what I tell them all the time.:rofl
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-11-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,138
Posted By shakeybone
I used to cover my front brake most of the time. ...

I used to cover my front brake most of the time. Unfortunately arthritis now makes this painful, its a bitch getting old but beats the alternative, so now I cover when I am approaching a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-09-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,341
Posted By shakeybone
In NH you don't need any insurance. In addition...

In NH you don't need any insurance.
In addition to being open to a lawsuit where you could loose everything if you cause an accident and don't have liability insurance you also have to have an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-02-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,435
Posted By shakeybone
Left the barber after getting my hair cut dead...

Left the barber after getting my hair cut dead battery in a BMW K100RT, not a light bike. I did not think push starting a FI bike would work, what would make the fuel pump work, but I got on and a...
Forum: Airheads 09-02-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 930
Posted By shakeybone
Not a service manual but covers the history of...

Not a service manual but covers the history of the /5 and newer airheads with in depth difference's between years and models. Not just a dry history book.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 9,454
Views: 1,906,535
Posted By shakeybone
[QUOTE=BeemerBT;24968707]Why do people ask the...

[QUOTE=BeemerBT;24968707]Why do people ask the questions?


Guy in Chevy Malibu: "Do you like that BMW?"

Coming out of the Napa auto parts store in my Ford F150 I asked the guy on his F650GS...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-23-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 396
Views: 152,166
Posted By shakeybone
Nice bike. I have a 650E that I love, and at $500...

Nice bike. I have a 650E that I love, and at $500 I thought I got a good deal.
You might want to think twice about removing the exhaust. Suzuki used bolts instead of the studs that they should have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3,057
Views: 417,790
Posted By shakeybone
About the perfect day to ride, especially...

About the perfect day to ride, especially compared to yesterday, but I had to pick up dad.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-14-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,324
Posted By shakeybone
A recent article in Cycle World said that the...

A recent article in Cycle World said that the color blue was harder to see as eyes age.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-10-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 40,904
Posted By shakeybone
BMW Stoke kids gear NH

Sold pending payment
BMW kids stoke gear in NH. Large Jacket, medium pants. Daughter outgrew. Excellent condition, no smoking household, very little use. $150 including 48 state UPS or pick up...
Forum: Road warriors 08-07-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 160,992
Posted By shakeybone
Saw my first one at the dealer today and they let...

Saw my first one at the dealer today and they let me sit on it. Thought I wanted one before after reading about it now I KNOW I want one. :clap Felt so light, like a motard. Almost perfect egros...
Forum: Hacks 08-06-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3,571
Views: 609,288
Posted By shakeybone
http://nh.craigslist.org/mcy/4604755572.html ...

http://nh.craigslist.org/mcy/4604755572.html
1990 Ural $1500
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-29-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By shakeybone
We rode the Success Pond trail the 2nd week of...

We rode the Success Pond trail the 2nd week of July, on ATV's, and other than a few washouts from the rain that they had people working on, it was not a tough trail.
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,063
Posted By shakeybone
For pants I have Tourmaster Venture Air. They...

For pants I have Tourmaster Venture Air. They have two liners, one for wind, rain and one for insulation. When you remove both liners they are a mesh pants. I have worn them from low 30s to triple...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,861
Posted By shakeybone
Hooksett is all done, 1 showing only.

Hooksett is all done, 1 showing only.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,861
Posted By shakeybone
I saw the movie last night with my wife and 15yo...

I saw the movie last night with my wife and 15yo daughter, can't believe they wanted to see it with me.
I thought it was very good, well done, really enjoyed it. I started ridding in the late...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,023
Posted By shakeybone
When my daughter was on a xr50 I bought a Suzuki...

When my daughter was on a xr50 I bought a Suzuki DRZ 125 L that I thought was great. Cheap to buy, Light, simple air cooled, sipped fuel, 1 kick starting after rejetting the carb. Would hall my...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,861
Posted By shakeybone
Imax on Hooksett rd Try pentonmovie.com click...

Imax on Hooksett rd
Try pentonmovie.com click on see the movie use zip code 03106
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-22-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,861
Posted By shakeybone
We are going to see it tomorrow in Hooksett NH,...

We are going to see it tomorrow in Hooksett NH, about 1 hr north of Boston. Some tickets still available.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-07-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By shakeybone
I asked and Timberland is the place, mention you...

I asked and Timberland is the place, mention you found them on ADV when you book and get a discount.:clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-06-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3,057
Views: 417,790
Posted By shakeybone
One of my wife's friends in her mid 40's was...

One of my wife's friends in her mid 40's was looking for her first bike and my wife asked me what she should buy. I told her a used Ninga 250 or Rebel 250, ride it a couple of years, drop it a...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 566
Posted By shakeybone
I have never owned one but it is on my short list...

I have never owned one but it is on my short list of bikes that I want. I have spent some time on f650.com. The chain gang and they have lots of info on BMW thumpers.
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 948
Posted By shakeybone
Good to know I can still get some when I run out.

Good to know I can still get some when I run out.
Forum: Thumpers 07-03-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 948
Posted By shakeybone
I had the same problem with my daughters ATV...

I had the same problem with my daughters ATV after sitting for a year+ when she could not ride while recovering from surgery. I used penetrating oil, GM heat valve lubricant, you used to be able to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-02-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By shakeybone
Dont know if Dave is an inmate but we stayed...

Dont know if Dave is an inmate but we stayed there twice last year and will be there Sunday for a week and again in October. :clap
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 18,118
Posted By shakeybone
I spend some time on F150forum.com and guys take...

I spend some time on F150forum.com and guys take a fancy truck and plastidip all the chrome so it looks like a base xl, I dont understand.
Forum: The Garage 07-01-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,089
Posted By shakeybone
I have Motolites mounted to my calipers for...

I have Motolites mounted to my calipers for visibility and found that at night they do a good job lighting up the road low and wide, where there deer and other critters are. Cages never flash me. ...
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