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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-16-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,433
Posted By Rick G
I usually pay cash for my bikes. But for my...

I usually pay cash for my bikes. But for my R1200R I used the equity line of credit on my home, rather than cash out some investments. This way I have a clear title and I get a deduction come tax...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 05:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,089
Posted By Rick G
Maybe these guys should team up with Motus and...

Maybe these guys should team up with Motus and give a free helmet away with every Motus delivered.

It will give them some more publicity and they won't have to give away a single helmet! :D
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 310,617
Posted By Rick G
Hey!!! Did you break into my garage and steal my...

Hey!!! Did you break into my garage and steal my bike? LOL

You do know that it has been scientifically proven that Red is the fastest color!:D

Rick G
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,459
Posted By Rick G
Good looking bike. Suzuki is on the move again...

Good looking bike. Suzuki is on the move again after a couple of rough years. It is good to see them introducing new models that are competitive in both performance and price. As the performance...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 12,499
Posted By Rick G
My $.02 worth. If this is how this guy...

My $.02 worth.

If this is how this guy reacts when you had a bike destroyed and you quickly find another bike to salvage your planned trip and that said bike just happens to be the same as his,...
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 388,478
Posted By Rick G
My ex-father-in-law had one of those. I can...

My ex-father-in-law had one of those. I can confirm it was a piece of shit! It was always in the shop. And it was slower than slow if that is possible.

IIRC the Olds 350 Diesel was rushed to...
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,069
Posted By Rick G
Only 3-4 hours of battery? Deal breaker for me. ...

Only 3-4 hours of battery? Deal breaker for me. What do you do on day long trips?

I like the concept though.

Rick G
Forum: Road warriors 08-04-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 7,879
Views: 1,173,573
Posted By Rick G
I got to agree, this new Scout is pretty sweet...

I got to agree, this new Scout is pretty sweet looking. And I am not a cruiser guy either.

Rick G
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 388,478
Posted By Rick G
That was me who asked that question. Like many...

That was me who asked that question. Like many around here, I really like the Motus concept. And just like many around here, I am starting to lose faith. I can't say that I would be in line to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7,879
Views: 1,173,573
Posted By Rick G
That Brutale sure is pretty. Wouldn't mind...

That Brutale sure is pretty. Wouldn't mind having one myself.

Rick G
Forum: Equipment 07-25-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,995
Posted By Rick G
I have the Stop & Go kit and have used it around...

I have the Stop & Go kit and have used it around 3-4 times. Worked like a charm every time! They are a bit tricky to install properly, but once you get the hang of it, you can get yourself back on...
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7,879
Views: 1,173,573
Posted By Rick G
After my ST3 was deerstroyed, I took a test ride...

After my ST3 was deerstroyed, I took a test ride on a nice black 07 Multistrada 1100S with DP Exhaust plus a few other farkles, to replace it. I had always like them because they looked different...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3,583
Views: 388,478
Posted By Rick G
I have to admit that at first I was a supporter,...

I have to admit that at first I was a supporter, hoping for a successful launch of a new American made motorcycle, but now? I am beginning to lose faith and now believe it is 50/50 as to whether or...
Forum: Road warriors 07-09-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 310,617
Posted By Rick G
My Pic was taken the day before when I was out...

My Pic was taken the day before when I was out with SlipChip, Easy Out and his brother.

Great ride both days in opposite directions.

Rick G
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 2,012
Views: 310,617
Posted By Rick G
Best of luck with your new R bike! I went from...

Best of luck with your new R bike! I went from an 1150GS that I put 80K in 9 years to my recently acquired 11 R12R and did so for pretty much the same reasons you did. I was tired of pushing that...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By Rick G
Thanks. It is the stock exhaust but BMW opened...

Thanks. It is the stock exhaust but BMW opened up the exhaust a bit with the camhead motor using a flap between the cat and the can. I need to have someone ride it past me so I can here it.

Rick...
Forum: Old's Cool 06-26-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 674
Posted By Rick G
Brand New R60/2 For Sale!!

I just came across this. http://www.hemmings.com/classifieds/carsforsale/bmw/r60_2/1659884.html#.U6uJJj6GdR8.facebook


I hope it is not 205. But here is your chance to buy a brand new 1969 R...
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By Rick G
You should have made it to BYOB, it was a grand...

You should have made it to BYOB, it was a grand affair with outstanding weather!

Rick G
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 06-25-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 152,525
Posted By Rick G
I don't care where 2015 will be held. If I can...

I don't care where 2015 will be held. If I can get the time off work, I will be there. If I am there, I will lead a ride. It is what I do. :deal

Rick G
Forum: Road warriors 06-25-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By Rick G
Nice bike! I like that industrial matt grey and...

Nice bike! I like that industrial matt grey and it looks good with the Trophy. Thanks for posting.

Rick G
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 06-24-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 152,525
Posted By Rick G
OK, I am the guy who teased you by telling you...

OK, I am the guy who teased you by telling you that must have been eating too many beets as it was affecting your hair color.

Well, I thought it was funny. :D

Nice to briefly meet you!

This...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By Rick G
First long weekend on my new R bike

Well, I finally got a chance to do an extended weekend road trip on my new to me R bike. I got to say that I am liking this bike more and more as the miles tick by.

I am finding that the riding...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 06-24-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 152,525
Posted By Rick G
You plan it and we will come! Rick G

You plan it and we will come!

Rick G
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 06-24-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 152,525
Posted By Rick G
+ 1,000,000!!!! Rick G

+ 1,000,000!!!!

Rick G
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 06-24-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 152,525
Posted By Rick G
Jared, you are most welcome! I know the roads in...

Jared, you are most welcome! I know the roads in that area fairly well and love showing them to folks new to the area. We definitely had a good group for Saturday's ride. We rode well together at...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 06-23-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 152,525
Posted By Rick G
Finally got my pics uploaded to Smugmug. Here...

Finally got my pics uploaded to Smugmug. Here are a few choice ones.

The brothers Byrum

http://rickgz.smugmug.com/Other/BYOB-Galeton-PA-June-19-22/i-gv7qh7N/0/L/P1010032-L.jpg...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 06-22-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 152,525
Posted By Rick G
It was my pleasure. I am always a little nervous...

It was my pleasure. I am always a little nervous when I invite riders whom I don't know for a ride. But as you said, riding with skilled and confident riders is a real pleasure. Thanks to you guys...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 06-22-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 152,525
Posted By Rick G
The resemblance is uncanny! :D Had a great...

The resemblance is uncanny! :D

Had a great weekend. Saw many old friends and made some new ones. The weather was outstanding for riding and we encountered very little traffic making for a few...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 06-19-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 152,525
Posted By Rick G
Leaving in a couple of hours. I hope the hard...

Leaving in a couple of hours. I hope the hard driving rain that I am looking at right now out my living room window gives us a break. I hate leaving in the rain. If it starts raining once I am out...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 06-18-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 152,525
Posted By Rick G
All packed and ready to roll. Heading out in the...

All packed and ready to roll. Heading out in the AM with SlipChip.

Concerning the ride I offered to lead to Dennny's Beer Barrel in Clearfield, I may do it on Friday which looks to be better...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-18-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By Rick G
Mmmmm......... thinking........ Stay...

Mmmmm.........

thinking........

Stay tuned......

Rick G
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 06-18-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 152,525
Posted By Rick G
And I get to ride what? Your well worn in...

And I get to ride what? Your well worn in Trumpet? Me thinks you got the better deal! :D

see you at the Yoke!

Rick G
Forum: Battle scooters 06-18-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 545
Posted By Rick G
I thought about riding my Vespa just for kicks...

I thought about riding my Vespa just for kicks and giggles, but my new to me R1200R is begging for a nice long ride. It would be a cool trip to ride Route 6 which runs through OH about a mile from...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 7,879
Views: 1,173,573
Posted By Rick G
I have not seen that before. I kind of like it! ...

I have not seen that before. I kind of like it! :clap

Another cool bike we don't get here in the US.

Rick G
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 06-18-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 152,525
Posted By Rick G
You mean what is left of the Kinzua Bridge! ...

You mean what is left of the Kinzua Bridge!

Rick G
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 31,638
Views: 7,739,111
Posted By Rick G
That depends if I am with my wife or......:evil ...

That depends if I am with my wife or......:evil

Rick G
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-14-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 31,638
Views: 7,739,111
Posted By Rick G
I like to Kum and Go....to sleep! :D Rick G

I like to Kum and Go....to sleep! :D

Rick G
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 06-13-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 152,525
Posted By Rick G
Did I miss a dinner thread? You know I get...

Did I miss a dinner thread? You know I get cranky if I don't eat. :deal

Rick G
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 06-13-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 152,525
Posted By Rick G
Garry, Put your guitar down and come on up....

Garry,

Put your guitar down and come on up. Would love to see you.

Rick G
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 06-13-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 3,062
Views: 152,525
Posted By Rick G
Route 20 north through West By God Virginny is...

Route 20 north through West By God Virginny is always a fun ride! Highly recommended if you haven't ridden it before.

See you bums in a week. :clap

Rick G
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