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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-15-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7,903
Views: 7,330,827
Posted By BCinMD
My lovely wife of 20 years, getting ready to go...

My lovely wife of 20 years, getting ready to go for a ride with me on an absolutely gorgeous September morning...

http://bmcpics.smugmug.com/Other/uploads/i-zw8HMFN/0/L/IMAG0648-L.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-11-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 74,661
Posted By BCinMD
Go naked or go home! :wink: ...

Go naked or go home! :wink:


http://bmcpics.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/motorcycling/i-tRPfgjP/0/L/IMAG0567-L.jpg
Forum: Vendors 07-31-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 645
Posted By BCinMD
I just ordered a Puig "Cockpit" screen for my...

I just ordered a Puig "Cockpit" screen for my SV650 from http://www.powersportjunkie.com/

They emailed me today to let me know that the Puig I ordered is a special order and will take 3-4 weeks,...
Forum: Thumpers 07-16-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8,698
Views: 1,446,186
Posted By BCinMD
Selling my TU

Hey there TU enthusiasts....if anyone is interested (or knows someone that might be) I've decided to part ways with my 2011 TU to make room for a new-to-me SV. It's listed over in the Flea Market...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2013, 04:40 AM
Replies: 1,862
Views: 384,709
Posted By BCinMD
I just ordered a set of BT023s to replace the...

I just ordered a set of BT023s to replace the original rubber on the SV I just picked up (see post on previous page). I should have the bike on the road in a few days and I'll start racking up some...
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,862
Views: 384,709
Posted By BCinMD
just joined the SV community...

Well, it's that time of year - time for me to scratch the itch and get a new to me bike...something completely different than my previous rides. So I present my latest acquisition:

A minty clean,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,575
Posted By BCinMD
I'm also looking at the FZ6R and am talking to a...

I'm also looking at the FZ6R and am talking to a local dealer that has a 2009 with 3300 miles on it. He's asking $4700 for it...if I can get it for $4400 OTD I'll get it.

I really like a lot...
Forum: Road warriors 05-09-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8,367
Views: 1,293,761
Posted By BCinMD
The practical and pragmatic side of me would be...

The practical and pragmatic side of me would be thrilled to upgrade from my little TU250 to this:

http://www.hondamc2013.com/wp-content/gallery/cbr500f_1/mcb5f2013swa.jpg


But if the passion /...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8,698
Views: 1,446,186
Posted By BCinMD
Not sure if this has been mentioned, but have you...

Not sure if this has been mentioned, but have you looked at the headlight switch itself? Reason I ask is that I had strange issue with a car several years ago, that every so often would not even...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,779
Posted By BCinMD
My one and only pair of riding boots are the...

My one and only pair of riding boots are the older TCX Synergy, which I've had for about four years now. They have held up very well, and are very comfortable on and off the bike. I would absolutely...
Forum: Equipment 04-18-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,829
Posted By BCinMD
I know you said the AGVs you received were too...

I know you said the AGVs you received were too loose / baggy, but they have a new style in their lineup that I just purchased - the AGV Sport Corsica Kevlar Jeans - that you may like.

I have tried...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,102
Posted By BCinMD
Your best bet is going to be to visit several of...

Your best bet is going to be to visit several of the online gear sites (Revzilla.com, motorcyclesuperstore.com, Motorcyclegear.com, comp-acc.com, etc.) and browse their products and read the reviews....
Forum: Equipment 07-20-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 377
Posted By BCinMD
My 10 y/o (in pic below) and his older brother...

My 10 y/o (in pic below) and his older brother (12) both wear a GMAX in Adult XS. It fits them both very well. You just have to measure their heads and order the appropriate size. For your younger...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,322
Posted By BCinMD
I'm going to give the 480 'Raid' a try. I liked...

I'm going to give the 480 'Raid' a try. I liked the webbikeworld review - they seem like a good all-purpose riding boot with good protection, waterproof liner, and has a nice look - somewhere...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 116,253
Posted By BCinMD
Sym does a good job with their scooters, so I...

Sym does a good job with their scooters, so I would have to think that cool little 150 would be fun and reliable.

The bike on the right is my 'plain' standard motorcycle...minus the 'powerful'...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,121
Posted By BCinMD
I went ahead and ordered the black Deer Tours -...

I went ahead and ordered the black Deer Tours - hopefully the sizing works out for me. I ordered a small, which equates to an 8.5 on their sizing chart. (It was also nice that I got free shipping...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,121
Posted By BCinMD
I received the Geier Bison ropers, and as soon as...

I received the Geier Bison ropers, and as soon as I took a look at them, I knew they were going right back. My hand is on the small side and measures an 8-1/2, but Geier doesn't sell half sizes in...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,645
Posted By BCinMD
I was going to give these lightweight wool socks...

I was going to give these lightweight wool socks a try: http://www.duluthtrading.com/store/mens/mens-underwear/mens-socks/39009.aspx
...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,121
Posted By BCinMD
I love those Buffalo Pros - but I just can' t...

I love those Buffalo Pros - but I just can' t bring myself to spend $200+ on a single pair of gloves. I realize they will last a long time, but still...$200 is a lot.

If I don't like the Geier...
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,121
Posted By BCinMD
Let's talk gloves - the unarmored kind

In searching some of the older threads on gloves, I saw quite a few discussing the non-motorcycle-specific 'roper' gloves in various hides - elkskin, kangaroo, deerskin. I also know that Aersostich...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 8,698
Views: 1,446,186
Posted By BCinMD
Finally got around to installing the 16t front...

Finally got around to installing the 16t front sprocket. Took the bike out for a quick ride and could immediately sense a difference. First gear feels taller, and at every speed, the bike felt just...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-01-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,951
Posted By BCinMD
Crazy POV vid of a true pucker moment

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Two lane road, idiot cager passing over a hill = almost dead biker...captured on rider's helmet cam.

http://youtu.be/bhwSTpAhbl4
...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2012, 05:30 AM
Replies: 8,698
Views: 1,446,186
Posted By BCinMD
Hey, thanks for the vote of confidence! ...

Hey, thanks for the vote of confidence!

Whatever you do, don't take a look here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=122927) or here...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 8,698
Views: 1,446,186
Posted By BCinMD
Installed a GPS mount on my TU

I decided I wanted access to a GPS unit while on the bike. There are many different mounting systems on the market, but I wanted one that I could use with my existing (older) LG GPS unit. Here is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-25-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10,256
Views: 3,304,285
Posted By BCinMD
My little Suzuki 'two fiddy'... ...

My little Suzuki 'two fiddy'...


http://bmcpics.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-r95sh33/0/L/tu250-L.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 8,698
Views: 1,446,186
Posted By BCinMD
@G19Tony - Your TU looks awesome! Where did...

@G19Tony - Your TU looks awesome!

Where did you get the 250/checkered flag emblem? I love the way that looks.
Forum: Thumpers 06-15-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 8,698
Views: 1,446,186
Posted By BCinMD
My 11 y/o loves my TU...as you can see, he loves...

My 11 y/o loves my TU...as you can see, he loves to go on rides with me (and I love taking him!) Even fits into my wife's mc boots just fine!

...
Forum: Equipment 06-15-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,231
Posted By BCinMD
I have an IS-16 and for the most part like it. ...

I have an IS-16 and for the most part like it. It fits me very well, is decently quiet, and the internal sun visor is excellent. I do, however, have some gripes with the overall quality. After...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-14-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 927
Views: 206,858
Posted By BCinMD
There are really just two things I absolutely...

There are really just two things I absolutely love to hear my sons ask me, because I will just about always say YES and both are truly just "father-son" activities that do nothing but strengthen our...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 11,509
Views: 720,548
Posted By BCinMD
Oooh....I remember Cool Cow - I live right down...

Oooh....I remember Cool Cow - I live right down Montgomery Rd (Rt 103) from where that place was located and used to go there often. They went out of business several years ago, unfortunately.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-13-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11,509
Views: 720,548
Posted By BCinMD
Wicked I haven't played T-O-R before...and wish I wasn't...

I haven't played T-O-R before...and wish I wasn't heading south this weekend because I know exactly where that bridge is!

One of these days I'm going to be in the right place to grab a tag...
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 8,698
Views: 1,446,186
Posted By BCinMD
Well I took the TU on it's first good ride...

Well I took the TU on it's first good ride yesterday - about 50 miles or so of a mix of twisty rural back roads, 50-60mph straight main thoroughfares, flat roads, and hills. The bike performed great!...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8,698
Views: 1,446,186
Posted By BCinMD
This is my headlight: ...

This is my headlight:

http://bmcpics.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-LN6ZhST/0/M/tu250-headlight-M.jpg

I took it apart, re-secured all the wiring inside (thinking maybe the wire...
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2012, 02:14 PM
Replies: 8,698
Views: 1,446,186
Posted By BCinMD
Need an opinion - headlight question

The TU headlight bucket is cheap black plastic, and doesn't seat right against the trim ring of the headlight unit. So I found an all metal replacement online here...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2012, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8,698
Views: 1,446,186
Posted By BCinMD
Great advice...thank you! Any suggestions...

Great advice...thank you!

Any suggestions for a front sprocket (online source, part #, etc.?). I plan on keeping the stock tires for now...when it comes time to replace them I'll look at going +1.
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2012, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8,698
Views: 1,446,186
Posted By BCinMD
I was able to get the dealer down to about...

I was able to get the dealer down to about $3200...they also gave me about $250 more than I was expecting on my Kymco scooter trade so I was satisfied and accepted the deal. So now this sits in my...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 8,698
Views: 1,446,186
Posted By BCinMD
Hey TU250 gurus... Not new here, but *maybe*...

Hey TU250 gurus...

Not new here, but *maybe* new to the TU250. I have a line on a used 2011 with 1700 miles that I am thinking of picking up from a local dealer. I took it for a test ride...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 20,985
Posted By BCinMD
I've been wearing an Olympia GT Air "Transitions"...

I've been wearing an Olympia GT Air "Transitions" jacket pretty much all year - it's got enough HiViz to suit me. Combined with my white helmet (which also has some HiViz reflective decals), and my...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-30-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,636
Posted By BCinMD
Welcome to the ADV Battle Scooters Kymco club! ...

Welcome to the ADV Battle Scooters Kymco club! There are quite a few of us with Kymcos - they are good bikes and I'm sure you will get lots of smiles from your new Yager.
Forum: Battle scooters 07-19-2011, 06:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,381
Posted By BCinMD
The motor oil is Valvoline 4-stroke Motorcycle...

The motor oil is Valvoline 4-stroke Motorcycle Oil, and it meets JASO MA. I think I should be OK with it. I'll look for the Shell Rotella 15W-40 at my next oil change (which will come up quick in...
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