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Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 421,401
Posted By Rick G
I bought the Trophy Fairing over the winter. ...

I bought the Trophy Fairing over the winter. Still waiting to install it as my garage ain't heated and it is has been frigid around here. I am going to turn mine into a café sport tourer. Ohlins...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 421,401
Posted By Rick G
Relax, No harm intended. The point is,...

Relax, No harm intended.

The point is, for many of us, our bikes are a hobby. We buy Farkles because it makes us feel good. Not much different from buying a loved one an expensive gift for no...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 421,401
Posted By Rick G
It cracks me every time someone buys a $15,000 +...

It cracks me every time someone buys a $15,000 + bike and then complains about a $100 accessory. Oh My God!!!! $100! How dare they! If you like it and it serves the purpose you are looking for...
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 9,370
Views: 1,557,162
Posted By Rick G
It doesn't exist with out pictures! :deal ...

It doesn't exist with out pictures! :deal

Rick G
Forum: Road warriors 02-25-2015, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3,445
Views: 964,921
Posted By Rick G
Wrong thread. That pic belongs in the "Most...

Wrong thread. That pic belongs in the "Most Unusual Bike Of All Time". That thread is 2 doors down on the right. :D

Rick G
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3,445
Views: 964,921
Posted By Rick G
Forget the Ducati, tell me about that sweet...

Forget the Ducati, tell me about that sweet looking Stang in the garage. Looks to be a 65 289 convertible.

Rick G
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 515,571
Posted By Rick G
Like others, I kind of miss JerryH. I looked...

Like others, I kind of miss JerryH. I looked forward to his off base posts and then the totally on bases responses from the like of Buehler and Driff. Good entertainment.

Still looking forward to...
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,166
Posted By Rick G
Finally got one last fall. Really like it. ...

Finally got one last fall. Really like it.

Rick G
Forum: Equipment 02-04-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,166
Posted By Rick G
My iPod Nano 16GB is always with me when I ride. ...

My iPod Nano 16GB is always with me when I ride. Holds enough music for weeks on the bike without getting bored.

Never leave home without it!

Rick G
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 163,942
Posted By Rick G
That was Then, this is Now. Tastes change...

That was Then, this is Now.

Tastes change with time.

Rick G
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 76,785
Posted By Rick G
Steve, Wow, I had no idea. I don't want to...

Steve,

Wow, I had no idea. I don't want to derail this thread. Sorry to hear you had that issue with them. Did you ever talk to the owner? He seems to be a sincere guy. Sometimes techs screw...
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 76,785
Posted By Rick G
No fan of Northern Ohio Ducati Triumph? They...

No fan of Northern Ohio Ducati Triumph? They have always been good to me when they serviced my old ST3 or my T100. They actually had their own booth at the show separate from both Ducati and...
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 163,942
Posted By Rick G
The bike sits so low to the ground and has such a...

The bike sits so low to the ground and has such a low seat height, that an inch or 3 more suspension travel would not make it too tall for most normal sized folks. HD use to make a mid control...
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 163,942
Posted By Rick G
I was at the motorcycle show over the weekend and...

I was at the motorcycle show over the weekend and visited the Indian Booth to check out the new Scout. This all black one looks pretty mean!
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 76,785
Posted By Rick G
Went to the motorcycle show over the weekend and...

Went to the motorcycle show over the weekend and finally saw and sat on the new R and RS.

I love the look of the new RS. They had this blue white version:
...
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3,445
Views: 964,921
Posted By Rick G
Saw this custom Beemer at the Motorcycle show...

Saw this custom Beemer at the Motorcycle show this past weekend. While it is not a "production" bike, I love the timeless simplicity of the design. Would love to have it my living room to gaze at...
Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9,370
Views: 1,557,162
Posted By Rick G
So, I went to the Motorcycle show over the...

So, I went to the Motorcycle show over the weekend here in Cleveland. Have to say that it was better than it has been in years, still not as good as 20 years ago when I first started going, but...
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 9,370
Views: 1,557,162
Posted By Rick G
What if I want something else today? Rick G

What if I want something else today?

Rick G
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 76,785
Posted By Rick G
I agree. Rick G

I agree.

Rick G
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 533
Views: 76,785
Posted By Rick G
Yes you do! Congrats on the new bike not to...

Yes you do!

Congrats on the new bike not to mention the amazing wife!

Rick G
Forum: Vendors 01-13-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,575
Posted By Rick G
Hello! I emailed you guys soon after buying my...

Hello! I emailed you guys soon after buying my 2011 BMW R1200 R for an Ohlins quote which was quite good BTW, however I still haven't pulled the trigger, but I am close with an expected end of year...
Forum: Road warriors 01-07-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 515,571
Posted By Rick G
No that is funny. Sad as well, but funny. ...

No that is funny. Sad as well, but funny.

Come on Motus, we believe!

Rick G
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,977
Posted By Rick G
I can't believe that no one has said this. ...

I can't believe that no one has said this.

You are thinking about this completely wrong! You should not be wondering about what bike you might have bought instead of your Sporty?

What you...
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3,445
Views: 964,921
Posted By Rick G
Have you been living under a rock in the...

Have you been living under a rock in the motorcycle world?

That is the all mighty Britten! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Britten
http://www.britten.co.nz/
Amazing man, amazing bike, he...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-17-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 71,031
Posted By Rick G
What he said! :deal George, don't let them...

What he said! :deal

George, don't let them numbskulls get to you. Just put them on ignore and hang with the rest of us.

Rick G
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-15-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 71,031
Posted By Rick G
Only if you have a time machine. Rick G

Only if you have a time machine.

Rick G
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 14,321
Posted By Rick G
It is some monster bike that someone built just...

It is some monster bike that someone built just to win the title of Worlds Largest Bike or something like that. Don't know if it was donated, on loan or if Dale owns it.

Rick G
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 14,321
Posted By Rick G
I just dug up a photo of the mementus event! ...

I just dug up a photo of the mementus event!

Rick G


http://rickgz.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Wheels-Through-Time-Museum/i-r9kHh9f/0/L/P1010199-L.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2,348
Views: 421,401
Posted By Rick G
Please buy this bike and immediately de-ugly it. ...

Please buy this bike and immediately de-ugly it. The Classic is IMHO the most beautiful R bike, even more so than my Candy Apple Red. But those bags, luggage rack and shield got to GO!! :deal
...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-14-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 71,031
Posted By Rick G
That is why I booked a room. Love camping off...

That is why I booked a room. Love camping off the bike, but sometimes a room is a better choice. For me, at least. YMMV

Rick G
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 14,321
Posted By Rick G
He let me do the same some years back when the RA...

He let me do the same some years back when the RA was at the Biltmore.

What a wonderful motorcycle museum that is!

Rick G
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 894
Posted By Rick G
It takes some practice but it is easily done once...

It takes some practice but it is easily done once you learn how. I pull the straps outward to make a little more room and roll the helmet onto my head from back to front and it usually works. I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 76,785
Posted By Rick G
Thanks Steve! Have a great holiday season! ...

Thanks Steve! Have a great holiday season!

I am torn between the two. I have always like 1/4 fairings like that on the original R90S. Kind of gives the best of both worlds. A naked where you...
Forum: Road warriors 12-10-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 533
Views: 76,785
Posted By Rick G
Nice review! Though I am only one year into my...

Nice review! Though I am only one year into my 2011 R ownership, I am starting to dream about this new R bike. It has just about everything I would want in a bike. The loss of telelever does not...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-09-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 71,031
Posted By Rick G
Not that there is anything wrong with...

Not that there is anything wrong with that....Umm...Well... maybe there is something wrong with that one! :deal

Rick G
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-05-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 71,031
Posted By Rick G
[QUOTE=Jeff B;25644929]... Might even be some...

[QUOTE=Jeff B;25644929]... Might even be some Corn hole activity.

Only if you bend over in the shower! Don't drop your soap. Just sayin':D.

Rick G
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 515,571
Posted By Rick G
Motus has already started selling crate motors...

Motus has already started selling crate motors for other applications. That has always been a part of their business plan.

Rick G
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 12-03-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1,109
Views: 71,031
Posted By Rick G
You guys are awesome!! Looking forward to...

You guys are awesome!! Looking forward to meeting and shaking your hand. See you in June.

Rick G
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 515,571
Posted By Rick G
It came direct from Motus. I remember reading...

It came direct from Motus. I remember reading that in interviews with the company principles several years back in a couple of different bike mags. I don't have the time to research it right now,...
Forum: Road warriors 12-02-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 4,334
Views: 515,571
Posted By Rick G
I agree. But how about this for a theory? ...

I agree.

But how about this for a theory? Perhaps the current delay was caused by updating of the platform to include at least ABS if not TC & ESA. They are keeping it all under wraps till they...
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