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Forum: The Garage 07-26-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,804
Posted By BenThere
Yeah, I can't believe it either. If there's a...

Yeah, I can't believe it either. If there's a law against it because it's a safety issue, why would they still sell the kits to the general public?
Makes no sense.
Forum: The Garage 07-26-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,804
Posted By BenThere
Tire Plugs Illegal?

I was in the car with a blowhard know it all yesterday who tried to say that there was a federal law prohibiting tire shops from plugging nail holes in tires due to it being a safety issue. I...
Forum: Europe 06-18-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By BenThere
I've messaged a friend in Prague on FB and hope...

I've messaged a friend in Prague on FB and hope to hear something I can relay to you in the morning (afternoon for you).
Forum: Trip Planning 04-05-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,436
Posted By BenThere
Thanks for getting back to me on that, Ateam. As...

Thanks for getting back to me on that, Ateam. As much as I think about it, I have to realize that it's probably just not realistic for me to do that to my dog. I mean, she's going on 14 years old...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,263
Posted By BenThere
Phone Mounts

I've tried searching but haven't found any threads on handlebar phone mounts for cell phones. I have a Galaxy S4, which is quite popular these days, so I'm surprised there aren't any threads for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-28-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,568
Posted By BenThere
Thanks for taking us along. This thread gives me...

Thanks for taking us along. This thread gives me a big sense of nostalgia. I went over to Prague in 1991 as an English teacher. That was not long after the fall of communism, of course, and we did...
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 928
Posted By BenThere
The simplest solution is usually the best.

The simplest solution is usually the best.
Forum: The Garage 03-20-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 928
Posted By BenThere
Well Nuts

Well, nuts!!

So I had to remove the windscreen off my bike (r1150r) in order to get it in the trailer. I went to Home Depot and bought the same size well nuts that I had in there but they don't...
Forum: Trip Planning 03-16-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 15,436
Posted By BenThere
Ateam, How much does your dog weigh, and can...

Ateam,

How much does your dog weigh, and can you tell me a little bit about how you have the carrier rigged up (what size it is, how it's secured to the bike, how you secure the dog inside the...
Forum: The Garage 02-23-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,185
Posted By BenThere
Again, thanks for all the feedback, guys. Didn't...

Again, thanks for all the feedback, guys. Didn't mean to start a huge controversy. I'm sure everyone has a better knowledge of this procedure than I do...

Anyway, I dropped the bike off...
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,185
Posted By BenThere
Thanks for the feedback, guys. I called the...

Thanks for the feedback, guys.

I called the mechanic again and he seems to really think it should cool overnight. I suggested the fan-cooling ides to him, but he maintained that even though the...
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,185
Posted By BenThere
How Long For Motor to Cool?

So, I have a guy lined up to do a valve check/adjustment on my r1150r this weekend. Great. I got a voice mail from him a little while ago that we would need to do the valves while the motor is cool...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-03-2013, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5,559
Views: 273,981
Posted By BenThere
Thanks Folks. He's visiting a company called...

Thanks Folks. He's visiting a company called Brookhaven.


Brookhaven Instruments Corporation

750 Blue Point Road

Holtsville, NY 11742

BTW, we're not quit sure where to go and what to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-02-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5,559
Views: 273,981
Posted By BenThere
Thanks King, I'm not sure what area of Long...

Thanks King,

I'm not sure what area of Long Island. He's a scientist (hplc machines), so I'm not sure if he's visiting a specific client or if there is a conference... I'll have to find out...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-02-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5,559
Views: 273,981
Posted By BenThere
Safe Parking for 5 Days in Late Sept./Early Oct.?

Hi Folks,
I'm planning on coming up to your area at the end of the month to meet a good friend who will be visiting LI from the Czech Republic for work. He plans to rent a car and extend his visit...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 35,031
Posted By BenThere
Swamp, you have great sense of adventure and a...

Swamp, you have great sense of adventure and a real knack for writing. Thanks for taking us along.

Looking forward to the next installment.
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,981
Posted By BenThere
Excellent report. I really like your witty...

Excellent report. I really like your witty writing style. Ironically, I was in just in Wien last weekend, too. Watched some of the race from by the Opera House then moved down to the Rathaus and...
Forum: Americas 01-29-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,675
Posted By BenThere
Thanks for the message, kitesurfer. I've got...

Thanks for the message, kitesurfer.

I've got so much in the air at the moment - another option I'm exploring is going over to the Czech Republic (not exactly riding weather over there, so no...
Forum: Americas 01-22-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,675
Posted By BenThere
Thanks, but I'm afraid that's a bit too soon for...

Thanks, but I'm afraid that's a bit too soon for me, as I'd have some prep work to do and I'm still on the east coast of the US and he's already in central Mexico.

I appreciate the connection,...
Forum: Americas 01-21-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,675
Posted By BenThere
Thanks for the replies. I admit it is a rather...

Thanks for the replies. I admit it is a rather hasty idea, and I agree that it's not the kind of trip to rush into. I kind of need to get out of my current housing situation (staying with brother...
Forum: Americas 01-20-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,675
Posted By BenThere
I'm not quite certain on how soon, but fairly. ...

I'm not quite certain on how soon, but fairly. I'm in Raleigh, NC and the Ike is in Myrtle Beach. I should probably replace the battery, but otherwise, she's good to go. What's the availability of...
Forum: Americas 01-20-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,675
Posted By BenThere
So I shouldn't have any qualms at all about going...

So I shouldn't have any qualms at all about going anywhere down there solo? I understand how our news media has a propensity to exaggerate some things, and I do like traveling alone quite a bit. ...
Forum: Americas 01-20-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,675
Posted By BenThere
Yeah, thanks, I'd be coming from South...

Yeah, thanks,

I'd be coming from South Carolina, so I'd prefer to meet some riders at an eastern crossing point, but that's not imperative. I don't speak any Spanish - my last trip to Mexico was...
Forum: Americas 01-20-2013, 03:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,675
Posted By BenThere
Mexico Anyone?

I'm interested in heading down to Mexico soon but would feel better about having some riding companions. Is this the right forum to try to locate peeps looking for such adventures?
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 115,402
Posted By BenThere
I know it's over, but I'm subscribing so I can go...

I know it's over, but I'm subscribing so I can go back and read it later.

What kind of camera were you shooting with? Awesome pics and photoshopping!
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2012, 03:25 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 240,434
Posted By BenThere
I was following this RR a couple of months ago -...

I was following this RR a couple of months ago - without a doubt the best written RR I've ever seen in here, and the photography is top notch, too!

I'm subscribing so I can go back and read the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 1,657,233
Posted By BenThere
Love this RR. Finally subscribing...

Love this RR. Finally subscribing...
Forum: EMEA 09-24-2012, 07:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,657
Posted By BenThere
Excellent, Michael!! Thanks again for the...

Excellent, Michael!!

Thanks again for the replies. I spoke to Stefan on the phone yesterday.

Ben
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 87,220
Posted By BenThere
Subscribe again (it didn't "stick" last...

Subscribe again (it didn't "stick" last time).
Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 87,220
Posted By BenThere
Subscribed.

Subscribed.
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,403
Posted By BenThere
subscribed.

subscribed.
Forum: EMEA 09-21-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,657
Posted By BenThere
Thanks for the quick reply, Michael. Doesn't...

Thanks for the quick reply, Michael.

Doesn't sound like it could get much easier than that - you just basically rode up and dropped the bike off? No building a crate or having it delivered to...
Forum: EMEA 09-21-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,657
Posted By BenThere
Hello, I'm hoping to get a little more info on...

Hello, I'm hoping to get a little more info on shipping a bike over from Florida to Germany. I've seen the Knopf website, but it looks like their container from Orlando doesn't leave until March. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-16-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 31,574
Views: 7,711,066
Posted By BenThere
Nah. He looks too fat to be W.

Nah. He looks too fat to be W.
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2012, 02:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,071
Posted By BenThere
It's been a real pleasure following along with...

It's been a real pleasure following along with you guys. Thanks for taking the time to post - and keep it coming!

Cheers!
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,438
Posted By BenThere
Excellent. Thanks for taking as along on your...

Excellent. Thanks for taking as along on your adventure!!
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 240,434
Posted By BenThere
Another awesome update. And thanks for...

Another awesome update.

And thanks for taking the time to answer all my questions in your previous post!!

Ride (and write) on!!
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 614
Views: 240,434
Posted By BenThere
What an absolutely amazing adventure!! I...

What an absolutely amazing adventure!!

I have to say, as many people have commented on your great photography (and they're quite right), I find your narrative to be equally, if not more,...
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2012, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 1,657,233
Posted By BenThere
You'll have an absolutely fantastic time there -...

You'll have an absolutely fantastic time there - so much to see, even outside of Prague. I can put you in touch with some friends there if you want.

Just curious ( and no doubt I'm not the only...
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 1,657,233
Posted By BenThere
Ahoj Noah!! Ti si Ceske, ne? My first...

Ahoj Noah!!

Ti si Ceske, ne?

My first clue was one of your early pics with the bottle of Becherovka sitting on the table, and then, of course, I saw your last name on your photos.

Are you...
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