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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 07:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,022
Posted By dmottv
Very nice! With creativity like yours, I'd say...

Very nice! With creativity like yours, I'd say keep doing it your way! :clap:clap
Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 322,234
Posted By dmottv
Congrats, that's a good looking bike, and well...

Congrats, that's a good looking bike, and well setup as well! Enjoy!
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 10:11 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
STL, have you ever seen these guys at Ganges? ...

STL, have you ever seen these guys at Ganges?

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Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,890
Posted By dmottv
Weather report here in Maine

I'm just back from a lunch break here on the Maine coast and it's gorgeous outside, just like summer. It's supposed to be here all week ... :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
Speaking of "smokin", I'm just back from a lunch...

Speaking of "smokin", I'm just back from a lunch break here on the Maine coast, and it's gorgeous outside, just like summer! Hopefully, this weather pushes downeast for your trip to The Rock!
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
There you are! :clap

There you are! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 13,621
Views: 1,357,973
Posted By dmottv
Ans: Dunlop 606's. :wink: I don't know the T63's...

Ans: Dunlop 606's. :wink: I don't know the T63's but the 606's are considered more like 20/80 street/off road. I've been happy with the Karoo 2's but understand they've been replaced.

BTW, nice...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
I'm not surprised you can't remember the details,...

I'm not surprised you can't remember the details, they say if you can remember ..... you weren't really there :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
Here's a pic of the sunrise in mid-august, 2000....

Here's a pic of the sunrise in mid-august, 2000. Your sunrise this morning has shifted significantly south:
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
Sweeeet! :clap:clap:clap

Sweeeet! :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
Al, stop by a NS Visitor Center...

Al, stop by a NS Visitor Center (http://www.novascotia.com/about-nova-scotia/visitor-centres) if you get a chance and pick up one of their wonderful NS riding maps. They're very helpful there, they...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 9,890
Posted By dmottv
Plenty of time! It was cold last week here, it's...

Plenty of time! It was cold last week here, it's warming up nicely this week! I've frozen on Columbus Day rides some years, tshirt weather others. The Mainers have an expression: "haahd tellin' . . ....
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
Hopewell Rocks

The weather is looking up for the next few days and it looks like you'll have some time tomorrow until the stator is replaced. Hopewell rocks is a short distance away and a nice ride, here's a map...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
Reminds me of the time my wife walked out of the...

Reminds me of the time my wife walked out of the Crazy Horse Memorial with a small boulder from the blasting area to put in the saddlebag! :eek1 It is used as a door stopper here in NH now.


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-20-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By dmottv
Jim P. is very good. Chris H. introduced us many...

Jim P. is very good. Chris H. introduced us many years ago when I needed to rebuild my /7 tranny. Jim just did quite abit of work on my R1150RT and another friends R1100S, and has worked on my...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
One of these trickle chargers...

One of these trickle chargers (http://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/battery-tender-junior-0-75a-maintainer-0111940p.html#.VB1_RmK9KSM) might help peace of mind, inexpensive, small and easily packed. It...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
Her bike looks like the 2 cyl F650GS, if so it...

Her bike looks like the 2 cyl F650GS, if so it has a 400W alternator which should be able to keep up with the heated jacket and gloves, but maybe not. I used to run my heated vest on the airheads...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
Wow, nice pic Mtl-B! Another recommendation for...

Wow, nice pic Mtl-B! Another recommendation for Meat Cove! :thumb

This pic from our 2009 "Off the Beaten Path - NS Ride" when I had my R100GS. The two guys on the right had just arrived from...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
The beauty of the Gaspe, the NB and NS shorelines...

The beauty of the Gaspe, the NB and NS shorelines is that around every corner is another breathtaking vista.

One such spot that most pass by that is worth a stop, if it fits into your schedule,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
Those hand warmer packets tucked under your toes...

Those hand warmer packets tucked under your toes might help. You can probably find them just about anywhere, but there is a Canadian Tire in Campbellton, NB (and a Walmart!) that might be worth a...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2014, 05:50 PM
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Posted By dmottv
Alba gu brath!

Alba gu brath!
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
Hey Eric, I'm about 30 miles off the coast,...

Hey Eric, I'm about 30 miles off the coast, nestled into the Blue Hills of NH near the ME border. Newport is about 75 miles west, next to Claremont, near the VT border. September is a busy month here...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
Excellent! There is a campground in Parc National...

Excellent! There is a campground in Parc National de la Gaspésie Gîte du Mont-Albert in the Chic Choc Mtns, with rustic cabins, no running water, though they have a shower house nearby, stocked with...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
The forecast doesn't show much warmer temps in...

The forecast doesn't show much warmer temps in the foreseeable future. I have contacts in the Campbellton and Dalhousie, NB area, and in the Halifax, NS area as well, if that helps. I think you could...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
I had a bmw vest go bad on me where the wires...

I had a bmw vest go bad on me where the wires connected from the vest to the plug a few years ago. It became uncomfortably hot before I figured out the problem! :eek1 Rather than fix it, I replaced...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
Nice! :clap

Nice! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 26,158
Posted By dmottv
When it came with an after market muffler and you...

When it came with an after market muffler and you put the oem back on because you "like the sound of a sewing machine" :D

When your first choice for a rear box is tied between a wooden apple crate...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
Actually, no actors, just a walking tour after...

Actually, no actors, just a walking tour after hours with stops inside a number of old, old buildings and alleyways in the lower village with running commentary of some weird and bizarre happenings...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
We did a ghost tour the last time I was there and...

We did a ghost tour the last time I was there and visited places in the old city that we never would have otherwise. That was fun!
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
No worries, we've all been there. :nod ...

No worries, we've all been there. :nod

You'll have a main choice when you get to Rivierre Du Loup, either continue east on the TransCanada Rt 2 through Edmunston and across NB along the US...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
There is nothing like a long ride to allow...

There is nothing like a long ride to allow reflection, and healing, and the constantly varying and renewed rocky vistas around every corner of the Maritimes coastlines should provide plenty of...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 771
Views: 106,784
Posted By dmottv
Three of us rode NS for a week in mid-September...

Three of us rode NS for a week in mid-September in 2009. We had some gorgeous days, and some very cool days. Thanks for sharing, I'm enjoying your RR!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 20,397
Posted By dmottv
The Ammo is one of my favorite Turkey Rides and...

The Ammo is one of my favorite Turkey Rides and became even better when the VT Club joined the effort and added a second day loop into VT and back. :clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-09-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 20,397
Posted By dmottv
The Ammo ran 302 to 112 east for a short way...

The Ammo ran 302 to 112 east for a short way after the last gas in Woodsville, then back onto gravel roads and trails, so the overlap may have been in that area. Bummer about your radiator, glad you...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 67,582
Posted By dmottv
Nice read, great pics, thanks for sharing!

Nice read, great pics, thanks for sharing!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-23-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 20,397
Posted By dmottv
I've stayed here...

I've stayed here (http://www.campingroadtrip.com/campgrounds/campground/campground/14086/new-hampshire/mohawk-valley-camping-area) before, Mohawk Valley Campground. You might want to call ahead.
Forum: Road warriors 07-24-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 322,234
Posted By dmottv
Now, I didn't know that. I have a separate rocker...

Now, I didn't know that. I have a separate rocker for the flashers. But, the front flashers don't work at all. I'll check if the oem heat switch is the trick. I relocated the radio box lites to the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-27-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 4,657
Views: 262,889
Posted By dmottv
I know there's a small campground just west of...

I know there's a small campground just west of Bartlett village on 302. The Saco River campground a bit further west at the second iron used to be a good place but has been closed for awhile. It's...
Forum: Hacks 06-21-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 21,107
Posted By dmottv
That's what I was looking for! (Just back from a...

That's what I was looking for! (Just back from a test ride on the new RT Limited in Laconia, quite impressed). Thanks LadyDraco!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-16-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,630
Posted By dmottv
Just found this one ...

Just found this one (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0EBRartR0g&feature=youtu.be)......
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