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Forum: Europe 12-10-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
To be honest with you I don't know. I showed up...

To be honest with you I don't know. I showed up at the door, ask about availability, they saw that I was by myself and never asked me if it was for a double occupancy. When my sister was traveling...
Forum: Europe 12-09-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
Thanks for reading my trip report I know you will...

Thanks for reading my trip report I know you will really enjoy the trip. Not sure of what you travel plans are or for how long you plan on ride Ireland, but let me make a suggestion.

First you...
Forum: Europe 11-14-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
Back on the road after having visited the...

Back on the road after having visited the Dunbrody headed to Cork on the E30 highway. I had nowhere special to be since this was the ending of the trip and I still had a couple of day to kill before...
Forum: Europe 11-13-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
Average cost of the B&Bs and hotels in Ireland....

Average cost of the B&Bs and hotels in Ireland. I'm sitting here in my easy chair with this iPad that I hate my hands. Not to be cynical but if you read the first part of my posts you'll know how...
Forum: Thumpers 11-11-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16,143
Views: 1,940,338
Posted By BeachGuy
Two years ago on a ride from Alabama to Seattle,...

Two years ago on a ride from Alabama to Seattle, WA same thing happened to me coming down from Pikes Peak in Colorado. Outside temp was in the low 30's, about half way down I lost my rear brakes. Not...
Forum: Europe 10-23-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
Nobber to Dublin to Gorey, Ireland

Nobber to Dublin to Gorey, Ireland

Having finished my family research Im headed out to Dublin to find the Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Dealer to purchase a H-D Dublin T-shirt for a friend. Sorry no...
Forum: Europe 10-23-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
de crowe, keep the bed warm as it might be a few...

de crowe, keep the bed warm as it might be a few months before I'm back in that area. I do appreciate the offer and one day may take you up on it. However it will be spring of next year before I'm...
Forum: Europe 10-20-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
Having had a great return trip to Ballymote it’s...

Having had a great return trip to Ballymote it’s now time to head back to Co. Meath and research my Great Grandfathers side of the family. Once my sister had returned home she started checking out...
Forum: Europe 10-20-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
Dublin to Ballymote, Ireland

Having finished viewing the beautiful area of Trim and Tara we are off the Dublin, as tomorrow my sisters little vacation is ending and she flies back home to Louisiana.

From Dublin I am headed...
Forum: Europe 10-18-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
Jimmy, I had blue sky's because I brought my 1/2...

Jimmy, I had blue sky's because I brought my 1/2 Irish luck with me. It didn't rain the entire trip until the day I left, and then is was very light and and only while I was on the train going back...
Forum: Europe 10-18-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
heirhead, thanks for posting. Glad you had a...

heirhead, thanks for posting. Glad you had a fabulous ride. Now it time for you to post your ride report and photos, that is after you recover from your 8 hour jet lag. I feel as it took 1 day for...
Forum: Europe 10-15-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
From Trim to the Hill of Tara.

My sister and I left Trim just after lunch not knowing which direction we were headed. As it turned out we weren't lost just misplaced. We stopped at a Pub in the middle of nowhere to ask if they...
Forum: Europe 10-15-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
mka, be sure that I will tell everybody or...

mka, be sure that I will tell everybody or anybody who will listen that the North of Ireland should not be missed. If they don't taken in the sights of the Donegal Region they will have missed a real...
Forum: Europe 10-07-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
County Meath, Ireland

My sister had one more day left to spend in Ireland, so we headed over to Trim, Co. Meath to check out some church records on our Great Grandfather and family.

Trim is a very old city with great...
Forum: Europe 10-07-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
More Northern Ireland

I stopped for fuel (a little Irish whiskey) at The Old Bushmills Distillery in Bushmill of course. Walked around and viewed the overprice gift store and I have seen several distilleries before so no...
Forum: Europe 10-06-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
Off to Northern Ireland

Today I rode from the Donegal region to Northern Ireland by way of ferry from Greencastle to Limavady, Northern Ireland.
...
Forum: Europe 10-06-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
Sliabh Liag to Malin Head - Donegal Region

The following photos show the very beautiful area in the North of The Republic of Ireland.
http://beachguy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Ireland-2014/i-Pz6kSCC/0/L/image-L.jpg...
Forum: Europe 10-02-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
Sligo headed North

After leaving Ballymote, Sligo we left for the upper part of the island within the Republic of Ireland. Our game plan was to travel by bike and rental car (my sister had a few choice words about...
Forum: Europe 10-02-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 842
Views: 192,449
Posted By BeachGuy
1998 Honda Deauville 650 - Located in Belgooly Ireland -SOLD

1998 650 cc with about 60,200 miles. I have recently finished my 30 day Circle of Ireland Ride on it and now have it for sell to the next rider who wants to travel Europe.

Its shaft drive and...
Forum: Europe 09-29-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
My Irish Luck pays off today! My sister and...

My Irish Luck pays off today!

My sister and I have our appointment with Sligo Heritage Foundation today and are rewarded with the best of luck. They have our Paternal Grandmother information and...
Forum: Europe 09-25-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
Saturday Sept 13th. I left Abbeyfeale for...

Saturday Sept 13th.

I left Abbeyfeale for the ferry at Tarbert to make my way to the Cliffs of Moher. Great views, but somehow felt a bit of disappointment being one of thousands at the same place...
Forum: Europe 09-25-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
I am going to jump this report forward to today...

I am going to jump this report forward to today September 23, 2014.

I decided after watching the news that I would take off and go see the National Ploughing Championships in Stradbally. And...
Forum: Europe 09-23-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,954
Posted By BeachGuy
I can't be out done!

Presently in Ireland on a 650 Deauville with 60,000 miles, not kilometers on it. I don't make many miles on it because I spend to much time socializing with the locals. You the Irish are such a...
Forum: Europe 09-23-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
Dingle Peninsula & Abbeyfeale Today's ride...

Dingle Peninsula & Abbeyfeale

Today's ride was around the Dinglel Peninsula which is absolutely beautiful, and then up through Tralee to Abbeyfield to do a little family genealogy work. I'll let...
Forum: Europe 09-22-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
As I rolled out of Kinsale I headed up toward...

As I rolled out of Kinsale I headed up toward Glengarriff so that I could ride Healy Pass across Caha Mountains on the Kerry Peninsula. Had great weather and visibility. Made it to Killarney for the...
Forum: Europe 09-22-2014, 01:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
Sorry

Sorry for the double post, lost WiFi connection during first upload and the did it again, by mistake. That's my story and I'm sticking to it.
Forum: Europe 09-22-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
Kinsale, Ireland

September 9, 2014 - first full day of riding.

I left Martin's place headed for Kinsale. Drove down to and around this beautiful city and headed south....
Forum: Europe 09-21-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
No lack of photos to post up. I just need to...

No lack of photos to post up. I just need to start doing so in an orderly fashion. If this iPad will just tolerate an old PC user then maybe I can get it done. Stay tuned it coming. Check Martin...
Forum: Europe 09-21-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
Well I'm definitely not rushing this ride report....

Well I'm definitely not rushing this ride report. I've only been here 13 days, a little late on the start of this report. Blame this iPad, I hate it.
Forum: Europe 09-21-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
Day 2 1998 Honda Deauville 650 ...

Day 2

1998 Honda Deauville 650
http://beachguy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Ireland-2014/i-hG54tkP/0/L/image-L.jpg (http://beachguy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Ireland-2014/i-hG54tkP/A)
...
Forum: Europe 09-21-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,029
Posted By BeachGuy
Ring of Ireland in 30 days

I have been planning on this Ring of Ireland ride now for about 2 years. As always I have a purpose for most of the things I do when it come to long trip on bike. This one is two fold, 1. Ride the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 357
Views: 90,706
Posted By BeachGuy
I'm in, in spirit only thought!

Have a great ride Doug, I'll be watching from Ireland and promoting you ride.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-14-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5,616
Views: 945,042
Posted By BeachGuy
Break the bead................ Seat...

Break the bead................


Seat the bead...................

http://i126.photobucket.com/albums/p102/DrtBik/BMW/DSCN16881184_zps0fddd29b.jpg...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5,616
Views: 945,042
Posted By BeachGuy
Mine is a 2001 R1150 GSA and its show the letter...

Mine is a 2001 R1150 GSA and its show the letter "E" in 6th gear, stock gearing. Must be a particular year model change over.
Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 16,143
Views: 1,940,338
Posted By BeachGuy
Not sure what year model you have but try this...

Not sure what year model you have but try this link to help trouble shoot your fan problems. I know it for the K series bike, but it might help you. I was looking for the info I have on the F650, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5,616
Views: 945,042
Posted By BeachGuy
RallyeX, I cannot believe that the last 4 pages...

RallyeX, I cannot believe that the last 4 pages of the thread have been consumed about your new watches.:d I'm sure that 99% of the comments are just joking with you and wish they could be part of...
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16,143
Views: 1,940,338
Posted By BeachGuy
Look like something I have done and will most...

Look like something I have done and will most probably do again. And age has nothing to do with it. :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 16,143
Views: 1,940,338
Posted By BeachGuy
Don't you wish every problem was this easy to...

Don't you wish every problem was this easy to fix. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 363,684
Posted By BeachGuy
Might have to wait a little longer. John and his...

Might have to wait a little longer. John and his lady are in Orange Beach visiting the beach and we just got through visiting the Naval Aviation Museum at Pensacola Naval Air Station. The poor old...
Forum: Ride reports 05-29-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,420
Views: 363,684
Posted By BeachGuy
Finally

Great to see your back.

Now leave the Girl Friend alone and finish the damn ride report. If this keeps up much longer you won't remember anything except Cheap Gas. I think you must of inhaled to...
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