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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Today, 04:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,436
Posted By NickW1
Thanks mattoid. My Son in law and I ride...

Thanks mattoid.

My Son in law and I ride together, he's a great guy and very responsible. The only time I get nervous is when my daughter rides pillion, but I grit my teeth and don't say anything....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 05:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 927
Posted By NickW1
Thank you for posting this info. I like wearing...

Thank you for posting this info. I like wearing modular helmets they're just so damn convenient but I know they don't provide the same level of protection at the jaw as a solid full face, they are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 04:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,436
Posted By NickW1
Amen brother! BTW I'm an old fart so WTF is...

Amen brother!

BTW I'm an old fart so WTF is a "FIL"?
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-27-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,283
Posted By NickW1
Yes the cruise could have been better engineered....

Yes the cruise could have been better engineered. They should have place it on the clutch side like the new BMW's; however, now that I'm use to it its a non issue for me. Its a great bike so much...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-27-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,283
Posted By NickW1
No, both issues above are not "know problems." ...

No, both issues above are not "know problems."

Note the key word below is briefly.

CONTROL BUTTONS ON INSTRUMENT PANEL
The instrument panel has two control buttons "A" and "B" to...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-27-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,283
Posted By NickW1
Here you go Britt. Looks very nice by the way. ...

Here you go Britt. Looks very nice by the way.

AP8127489 Lamp RY10W 12V
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,141
Posted By NickW1
+1 again def rides to the rescue. FWIW I've owned...

+1 again def rides to the rescue. FWIW I've owned three BMW's and they never burned a drop of oil between oil changes. Follow def's instructions to check your oil.
Forum: Trip Planning 03-07-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,035
Posted By NickW1
+2 get the bike now and ride the piss out of it,...

+2 get the bike now and ride the piss out of it, you will know after a few weeks of hard riding if this is the bike to RTW on. Also, fuck carburetors, electronic fuel injection will keep you in good...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-07-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,283
Posted By NickW1
Thanks Boogaloo, the day I picked mine up last...

Thanks Boogaloo, the day I picked mine up last November the dealer told me they installed a new MAP from the factory. Had to do with a fueling fix so said the dealer. I have not experienced any...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,572
Posted By NickW1
Yes, very interesting. Thanks for posting the...

Yes, very interesting. Thanks for posting the link, always good to have data.

Cheers.
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 03-07-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,283
Posted By NickW1
Boogaloo, when did they update your MAP and do...

Boogaloo, when did they update your MAP and do you know the code they used? Thanks.

Nick
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-27-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,245
Posted By NickW1
+1 :clap enough said!

+1 :clap enough said!
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,391
Posted By NickW1
The weep hole is there to give you a visual...

The weep hole is there to give you a visual indication that your water pump is failing.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,347
Posted By NickW1
I don't know if this is still the way BMW...

I don't know if this is still the way BMW allocates bikes to dealers; however, a while back a dealer informed me that the Father Land allowed only so many bikes per year per dealer base on a complex...
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 02-20-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,283
Posted By NickW1
Thumb I have grown to really like the start/kill...

I have grown to really like the start/kill switch; subject switch also has a third function, you choose your engine MAP via the start/kill/MAP switch, rain, touring or sport. The heated grips work...
Forum: Airheads 02-07-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,421
Posted By NickW1
Damn Jim but if that isn't the coolest of...

Damn Jim but if that isn't the coolest of Airheads! Don't change the tank it's perfect as is. Perhaps I missed it but how much do you expect your Frankenbeamer to weigh once it's finished?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-06-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,182
Posted By NickW1
Cat, I get my eye's checked every year and get...

Cat, I get my eye's checked every year and get new spectacles every year because my insurance pays for it, hell, I'm just getting older. Seriously, the transition face shields are the way to go, they...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-06-2015, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,548
Posted By NickW1
Thanks Mia, enjoyed the RR. The Salton Sea has...

Thanks Mia, enjoyed the RR. The Salton Sea has always interested me very unique body of water. Cheers.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,182
Posted By NickW1
They are suppose to work like transition...

They are suppose to work like transition prescription glasses of which I wear. I have zero problems with my eye glasses at night so I assUme the face shield would be the same because I do not ride at...
Forum: Face plant 02-02-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,826
Posted By NickW1
Two places I would never ride: Naples Italy and...

Two places I would never ride: Naples Italy and South Florida.

Take care Matt. I will pray for the deceased and his family.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-01-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,182
Posted By NickW1
Bingo! I've been using one now for a few months...

Bingo! I've been using one now for a few months and for me its the only way to go. The helmet is the Lazer Monaco with the photochromic face shield. When the sun strikes the face shield it darkens...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-31-2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,747
Posted By NickW1
Eek Seriously

Seriously
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-30-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,747
Posted By NickW1
Damn good point. I just put on a ram mount for my...

Damn good point. I just put on a ram mount for my iPhone 6+ and will try it out tomorrow weather and honey do list not with standing.:baldy
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-30-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,283
Posted By NickW1
Gentlemen's speed machine indeed. Amazingly quick...

Gentlemen's speed machine indeed. Amazingly quick for 125 hp it's all that torque available low down that grabs you by the minerals! The things I like best are:

1. Comfort; I'm getting long in the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-25-2015, 06:18 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 46,048
Posted By NickW1
Pissed Yes BadgerDog it was a beautiful day for a ride...

Yes BadgerDog it was a beautiful day for a ride but I had to take care of family business. Duty called...:baldy
Forum: Face plant 01-24-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,681
Posted By NickW1
+2 yes, no way a few lbs of air low sided the...

+2 yes, no way a few lbs of air low sided the bike. It simply was shit on the road and complacency. I have been guilty of this too. Glad your o.k..
Forum: GS Boxers 01-23-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,363
Posted By NickW1
:lurk:lurk :lurk

:lurk:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Moto Bellissima: All Other Dualsports 01-22-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,283
Posted By NickW1
Yes, it is a very nice bike, thanks for the...

Yes, it is a very nice bike, thanks for the entertaining post Mort. I have not experienced your engine gremlin but my 2015 still needs to see some serious miles, too icy and cold of late, but when I...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 85,529
Posted By NickW1
Thank you Dave for bringing back some old...

Thank you Dave for bringing back some old memories. I Left NM in 1978 to see the world and did not return. Iím retiring sometime this year, Iím going to throw a leg over Francesca (my bike) and head...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-17-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 81,681
Posted By NickW1
What does IME stand for?:huh

What does IME stand for?:huh
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-12-2015, 06:34 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 46,048
Posted By NickW1
grazie, lei Ť una bella moto.

grazie, lei Ť una bella moto.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 81,681
Posted By NickW1
Jeez you Harley dudes are thin skinned, it was...

Jeez you Harley dudes are thin skinned, it was just a wee joke, oh well ride what floats your boat and don't worry be happy.:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 1,154
Views: 81,681
Posted By NickW1
I went for a Sunday ride today it wasnít that...

I went for a Sunday ride today it wasnít that cold, started out at 34F and it was damn near 40F when I finished and I didnít see one HD. I like Harleys, I just canít see spending SUV dollars on a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-11-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 10,165
Posted By NickW1
+1 JB Weld works every time.:clap

+1 JB Weld works every time.:clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-11-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 46,048
Posted By NickW1
Tag: ...

Tag:

http://i940.photobucket.com/albums/ad249/NickW3/ToanoTack1_zps929e7d37.jpg (http://s940.photobucket.com/user/NickW3/media/ToanoTack1_zps929e7d37.jpg.html)

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-11-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 951
Views: 46,048
Posted By NickW1
Grab at Wahrani Nature Trail. ...

Grab at Wahrani Nature Trail.

http://i940.photobucket.com/albums/ad249/NickW3/Wahrani_zpsd3867bc5.jpg (http://s940.photobucket.com/user/NickW3/media/Wahrani_zpsd3867bc5.jpg.html)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-09-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,410
Posted By NickW1
Great vids indeed :clap Wow, the free...

Great vids indeed :clap

Wow, the free time some people have to create um er... art. :huh
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-03-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 32,678
Views: 1,977,353
Posted By NickW1
Dung Beetle.:lol3

Dung Beetle.:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-31-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,126
Posted By NickW1
Cut my heel, had to cruise on back home.

Cut my heel, had to cruise on back home.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-30-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,147
Posted By NickW1
On a 72 Norton! :eek1 Hell man that's like 50K on...

On a 72 Norton! :eek1 Hell man that's like 50K on a modern bike! Good on ye!
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