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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 11:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,718
Posted By 2tallnwide
I'll be 55 in June, two things have kept me off...

I'll be 55 in June, two things have kept me off of sport bikes pretty much all of my 42 years of owning/riding motorcycles. My physical size, and more importantly, my inability to control the urge to...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,507
Posted By 2tallnwide
No they didn't have a Scout, those pics were...

No they didn't have a Scout, those pics were taken about a week before the 2014 Vintage Motorcycle Festival in Birmingham. Didn't see a new one there either, but saw dang near everything else that's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,507
Posted By 2tallnwide
It is Sloan's, we usually stop in when we're up...

It is Sloan's, we usually stop in when we're up that way. I called them on the way up to our friend's house in Nashville to see if they had a Roadmaster, they did, so we stopped in to see it. :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-25-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,507
Posted By 2tallnwide
This is the RM I sat on in Tenn, they were just...

This is the RM I sat on in Tenn, they were just about to close by the time we got there so didn't get to see if I could test ride it.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-23-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,226
Posted By 2tallnwide
More pics from the 2014 Festival..

https://scontent-a-mad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpf1/t31.0-8/10298617_10203670968315184_6729490474896306754_o.jpg
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-23-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,131
Posted By 2tallnwide
Thanks :beer Love the yellow too, my '05 12GS...

Thanks :beer Love the yellow too, my '05 12GS was yellow, I rode it off road a good bit in NC & Tenn, but only once in the sands of Florida....:D
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-23-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,131
Posted By 2tallnwide
Go for it, and call me homophobic in the process,...

Go for it, and call me homophobic in the process, it's all good..:lol3

Nice lookin' FLSTF you got there too, I'd come closer to ridin' it off road than our Geezer Glide for sure.....:D
...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-22-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,131
Posted By 2tallnwide
The RGU is technically my wife's bike, I am...

The RGU is technically my wife's bike, I am merely her chauffeur...:deal

I don't own a fat boy, and I damn sure ain't interested in riding one...:lol3

Hey wait a minute...you callin' this a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-22-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,447
Views: 503,707
Posted By 2tallnwide
https://scontent-b-mad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v...

https://scontent-b-mad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/10942747_10203671019796471_1571267633937014318_n.jpg?oh=1415aae0c6a897aa78c44e5f787fdb3e&oe=556EAB99

Bought this on Dec 29th from the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-22-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,131
Posted By 2tallnwide
That post made my mind up right quick like :lol3 ...

That post made my mind up right quick like :lol3

Just bought an '04 1150GS, it has new Pilot road tires on it.

I haven't ridden off road in several years, and my other bike is a 900lb Road...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-21-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6,279
Views: 508,039
Posted By 2tallnwide
Cruisin' for beaches...

https://tampa.craigslist.org/pnl/mcy/4857791411.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00z0z_476xxT67AKf_600x450.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-21-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 62,580
Posted By 2tallnwide
Sounds like you have a great fit with the Wing....

Sounds like you have a great fit with the Wing. We enjoyed our test ride to lunch on a Wing the day before buying the RGU. The one we test rode had an aftermarket seat on it that kept my knees out of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-20-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 62,580
Posted By 2tallnwide
Friend of mine just traded in his '09 Ultra with...

Friend of mine just traded in his '09 Ultra with over 100K miles on it for a new Ultra Limited, he won't shut up about how much better he likes the new one either...:lol3

Hopefully HD will...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-20-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 6,279
Views: 508,039
Posted By 2tallnwide
http://orlando.craigslist.org/mcd/4807700703.html...

http://orlando.craigslist.org/mcd/4807700703.html

http://images.craigslist.org/00V0V_7EvAoddratV_600x450.jpg

:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,216
Posted By 2tallnwide
Congrats on the bike(s)....here's to many miles...

Congrats on the bike(s)....here's to many miles of trouble free smiles.. :beer

Picked up an '04 1150GS on Dec 29th, only got to make the 300 mile ride home on it before leaving for work on the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-19-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 34,808
Posted By 2tallnwide
Well, at least they had enough sense to realize...

Well, at least they had enough sense to realize they bought cruisers, and not race bikes...:D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-18-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 62,580
Posted By 2tallnwide
Have met many attitude laden asshats over the...

Have met many attitude laden asshats over the years, and heard all of the typical bullshit as well. It's been a long time for the most part though, and true enough some of the worst incidents were...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-17-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,226
Posted By 2tallnwide
https://scontent-a-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfa1/v...

https://scontent-a-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfa1/v/t1.0-9/488318_10203021218431843_8241606783387270821_n.jpg?oh=df87b4693ed4a9d9ae458722efd35961&oe=54EF2C3A
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-17-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 856
Views: 141,490
Posted By 2tallnwide
http://i956.photobucket.com/albums/ae48/PawPawJim/...

http://i956.photobucket.com/albums/ae48/PawPawJim/0f22c880-3c6e-4634-8a97-a7dc5301b1da_zpsc6459368.jpg?t=1405289454
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 62,580
Posted By 2tallnwide
Have you ridden a Wing lately? Far too many...

Have you ridden a Wing lately? Far too many gadgets, buttons, bells, and whistles to play with to wave. Heck on my test ride I dang near left the road trying to figure out a couple of them...:eek1
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-16-2015, 07:19 PM
Replies: 978
Views: 177,202
Posted By 2tallnwide
Ozzelo Trail

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xap1/t31.0-8/1512160_10201232886444661_144192688_o.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-16-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 105,717
Posted By 2tallnwide
Homosassa River, Florida

https://fbcdn-sphotos-h-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/1391684_10200913205932848_1111700499_n.jpg?oh=f06a4491a6ecb94d98e57521f9245382&oe=552891AE&__gda__=1433121137_1879b97512a75b74ca8070840f...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-16-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2,082
Views: 569,176
Posted By 2tallnwide
http://i956.photobucket.com/albums/ae48/PawPawJim/...

http://i956.photobucket.com/albums/ae48/PawPawJim/2014-12/D894EFB9-0DBF-444A-90EF-08E050BBC257_zpsmq0gzgm5.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 62,580
Posted By 2tallnwide
Back in the $3500.00 over MSRP days there were...

Back in the $3500.00 over MSRP days there were several HD dealers loaded with attitude laden asshats. These days it's a totally different tune, a much more pleasant one. :D

One of the only times...
Forum: Road warriors 01-14-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3,288
Views: 936,752
Posted By 2tallnwide
That's what the owner said too.... ...

That's what the owner said too....

http://q108.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/32/files/2013/11/ronald-mcdonald-620x400.jpg

:lol3 :wink:


New ones look pretty nice as well....
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,574
Posted By 2tallnwide
Congrats on your first GS :beer I bought a...

Congrats on your first GS :beer

I bought a new '05 R1200GS, and loved every mile on it. Sold it in '09 after the divorce in '08, but just picked up an '04 R1150GS before I left for work. Got to...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,720
Posted By 2tallnwide
Congrats! Hope you have many miles of trouble...

Congrats! Hope you have many miles of trouble free smiles... :beer
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,720
Posted By 2tallnwide
I gotta feeling we are going to be good friends...

I gotta feeling we are going to be good friends one day. :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 01-11-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 34,808
Posted By 2tallnwide
Believe it or not hanging out at dealerships...

Believe it or not hanging out at dealerships isn't mandatory for Harley owners, I sure don't do it. But hey, if that floats their boats then good for them. Everyone can't be a BillyJoebadass RTW in a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 62,580
Posted By 2tallnwide
I agree for the most part, but the motorcycle...

I agree for the most part, but the motorcycle culture in the States simply doesn't provide the dividends for a company like Harley to build motorcycles like that. It's been proven time and time...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-10-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 62,580
Posted By 2tallnwide
Ole Granny is spot on too. There are five orange...

Ole Granny is spot on too. There are five orange groves down the road a piece, want oranges? Shop there. :deal

Granny knows apples, loves apples, and has grown nothing but apples just like her...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,720
Posted By 2tallnwide
My initial feeling from the pic was the bike may...

My initial feeling from the pic was the bike may have been down harder than a tip over, or abused. I had been looking for an 1150 for almost a year now, and can't remember a single GSAdventure...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-09-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,720
Posted By 2tallnwide
Thanks for the info, if I do keep the bike I'll...

Thanks for the info, if I do keep the bike I'll probably do that, and get Corbin to build another seat for me like they did on the Tiger.
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-09-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3,288
Views: 936,752
Posted By 2tallnwide
Dang gotta post something purdy and break up all...

Dang gotta post something purdy and break up all this plastic mess...:D

http://i956.photobucket.com/albums/ae48/PawPawJim/2014-10/5A5D0014-F12D-458D-9AB6-1093FA141975_zpsowfqeuox.jpg

Taken at...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-08-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,755
Posted By 2tallnwide
I stopped by the Piaggio shop and...the cheeky...

I stopped by the Piaggio shop and...the cheeky bass-turds don't sell a Busa killer. You'd think after all of the years of building the same old shit they could at least build a Busa killer.

...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,519
Posted By 2tallnwide
Wow, a blast from the past. I'll never forget the...

Wow, a blast from the past. I'll never forget the day we test rode a 950 in SC. My now ex (not because of this :lol3) and I took off 2up but didn't make it a mile before she had me turn around, and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,720
Posted By 2tallnwide
Pretty sure that's a GSA, have never seen a GS...

Pretty sure that's a GSA, have never seen a GS with the seat like that. If they are available for a GS I'd definitely look into one for mine...:D
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 113,007
Posted By 2tallnwide
Keep in touch, we're only an hour and a half...

Keep in touch, we're only an hour and a half away. The girls can tool around in my wife's "motorcycle".
...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-07-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 113,007
Posted By 2tallnwide
Mighty neighborly of you Jim, great first name as...

Mighty neighborly of you Jim, great first name as well.

Regards,

Jim :D

P.S. If you're getting cabin fever in Feb come for a visit. You can ride my GS (and/or the RGU) on some of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-06-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,507
Posted By 2tallnwide
He called the Ocala dealer to see if they had a...

He called the Ocala dealer to see if they had a Roadmaster, or Scout as well. They didn't, so we rode a different route home from Daytona.

Damn salesmen...:D
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