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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-08-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4,115
Views: 853,291
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Big Bend, Alpine, Davis Mountains Ride

Short video of my son and I on a 4 day ride last week in the Big Bend country of Tejas.

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Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,469
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Resurrected your ride report after a search for...

Resurrected your ride report after a search for Fort Davis and Big bend...headed that way in a couple of days. Great report, great photos. Salute to a fellow Louisianan and once a resident of your...
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 29,379
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Gratuitous Spring Bump

Gratuitous Spring Bump
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,843
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
I have a 2012 GSA and found the stock seat much...

I have a 2012 GSA and found the stock seat much too high. With a 31.5 inch inseam the best I could do was the balls of my feet. I bought a used BMW oem low seat off the flea market here and it is a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 86,167
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
No offense taken by Jim's remarks. I was actually...

No offense taken by Jim's remarks. I was actually doing a service on the bike myself...using Jim's excellent thread on valves and fluid changes, when I found the flange cracks.
And yes, my...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-13-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 86,167
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
My flange on my R1200S failed...completely. ...

My flange on my R1200S failed...completely.
And it's a mother to get off and replace. Requires lots of heat to remove and I baked the replacement in the oven to get it back on.

There are lots of...
Forum: Vendors 03-13-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 29,337
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
BUMP.... Anyone use the pannier rack...

BUMP....
Anyone use the pannier rack toolbox with Happy Trails bags??
Ready to pull the trigger....
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 24,980
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Thumb Excellent report Mr. LnC! Couldn't stop...

Excellent report Mr. LnC!
Couldn't stop reading once I started the first post. The story of the Lewis and Clark expedition is one of the two most inspiring accounts of discovery and adventures...
Forum: Thumpers 02-20-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 17,093
Views: 1,995,883
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Klr question

Just picked up a 2005 KLR for my son. I'm a long time owner of adventure bikes/dual sporters but this is my first KLR. Mechanically the book is sound, cosmetically, not so much.
My question('s) to...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 22,369
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Bought mine back in August from MotoStorm in...

Bought mine back in August from MotoStorm in Italy. Ordered August 2nd and at my door August 12th. No hassles.
Good luck.
Forum: Vendors 12-29-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 29,379
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Yep....it's cold, but not forever. Winter bump...

Yep....it's cold, but not forever.
Winter bump for those dreaming of Spring!
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Good info...... I'm looking for one and...

Good info......
I'm looking for one and have a WTB thread in parts.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-31-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 43,634
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Last fall discovered my R1200S had cracks at all...

Last fall discovered my R1200S had cracks at all flange mounting points two days before a ride to the Barber Vintage races. Bike had about 18K miles.

I can attest to "lots of heat"..I can say mine...
Forum: Vendors 08-28-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 29,379
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Cabin

Did a little updating on the cabin...added a new full bed with a twin bunk overhead in one of the two bedrooms. Can now sleep two couples comfortably and with two twin bunks in one room with a full...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 22,369
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Mid-nineties when I rode with the new helmet a...

Mid-nineties when I rode with the new helmet a couple of days ago. I don't think it's any better or worse than any other helmet I've worn but will need more time with it to truly determine.
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 22,369
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Got mine a couple of days ago. $326.00 shipped...

Got mine a couple of days ago. $326.00 shipped from Motostorm in Italy. Ordered Aug. 2nd (a Saturday) and at my door Aug 12th. First impression is very pleased after a 44 mile round trip to work....
Forum: Vendors 07-17-2014, 01:57 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 29,379
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Lots of dates open for the cabin. Great time to...

Lots of dates open for the cabin. Great time to get out on the water and beat the heat!
E-mail me for info
Forum: Vendors 03-18-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 29,379
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Weather is warming up and the river is just...

Weather is warming up and the river is just right.

PM me for info on the cabin, fishing, and great places to ride around the area
Forum: Road warriors 07-27-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 38,358
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Got her home! 2200 miles from Portland to...

Got her home!
2200 miles from Portland to Fort Worth.

Beautiful bike..I waited and finally found her...Slipper clutch, HP2 wheels, Ohlins, Galfer wave rotors, Remus exhaust, Rizoma rear sets,...
Forum: Vendors 07-26-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 29,379
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Trout are hitting the hoppers...and the water is...

Trout are hitting the hoppers...and the water is cool.
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 38,358
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Well...a year later (and 5 years of lusting...

Well...a year later (and 5 years of lusting after this bike) I finally pulled the trigger. Picking her up this coming weekend for a fly and ride.

Photo by original owner from his for sale thread...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2013, 08:28 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,750
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Will pass through Saturday on the start of my...

Will pass through Saturday on the start of my journey back to Tejas. Sakurama's beautiful R1200s has agreed to live at my place. Doing a fly'n ride back to the land of scorched earth. Hope to see...
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 29,379
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Cabin has lots of dates open. Fishing is good and...

Cabin has lots of dates open. Fishing is good and riding season is here. e-mail me for info.
Forum: Vendors 02-22-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 29,379
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Spring is nigh.... Shoot me an email for...

Spring is nigh....
Shoot me an email for more info on a great place to ride, fish, or just waste away a day with a cold one in hand.
Forum: Vendors 07-29-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 29,379
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Fishing is good, the river is cool. Fished...

Fishing is good, the river is cool.
Fished Norfork and the White earlier this month. It's hot but you can wade without waders. Water is chilly at Norfork wading but when its in the nineties it...
Forum: Racing 07-29-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 272,700
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
+ 1 Nicely done.

+ 1
Nicely done.
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 379,658
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Damn John, figured you were home by now. Let me...

Damn John, figured you were home by now.
Let me know if there is anything I can do. Heal quick buddy.
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 379,658
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
The tanned cow didn't calll.........

The tanned cow didn't calll.........
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 379,658
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Hey John..... The cabin is stocked with liquid...

Hey John.....
The cabin is stocked with liquid entertainment. :evil
I'll be there til the 12th, come over and we'll terrorize the river folk.

Safe travels
Forum: Road warriors 06-23-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 38,358
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Bump..... Need some more R1200S...

Bump.....
Need some more R1200S pics...........
Forum: Vendors 06-11-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 29,379
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Best low water flows in years. Send me...

Best low water flows in years.
Send me an e-mail for info if interested in renting a great cabin in a great location.


View from the cabin dock. May 2012 ...
Forum: Ride reports 05-31-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 379,658
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
John.......you is a hard man on a moto-sickle!

John.......you is a hard man on a moto-sickle!
Forum: Vendors 05-15-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 29,379
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Just returned from an awesome week at the cabin....

Just returned from an awesome week at the cabin. Fish are biting and the river is running clear and low. Caught over 150 trout wading, never venturing more than 250 yards from my dock. Lake levels...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-10-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Great Place! Stopped in a month or so ago...

Great Place!
Stopped in a month or so ago at closing time and got the grand tour and a great conversation about old Beemers and general bike stuff. This shop deserves ADV support.
Forum: Road warriors 04-06-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 38,358
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Bump, Cause I like looking at these fine...

Bump,
Cause I like looking at these fine machines.
After June 1st I will be actively looking for a low mileage R1200s with the options that included Ohlins, wide rear wheel, etc. Bags and bar...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-30-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,495
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Jay, great pics of my home state. Made me...

Jay, great pics of my home state. Made me homesick a bit and giving me thoughts on a ride.
Thanks for the tour.
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1,434
Views: 379,658
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Damn......that sis of yours is a pretty sight!...

Damn......that sis of yours is a pretty sight! Who are those other guys?.:lol3

Sorry I missed you while you were back. I just might be able to take off and head south early fall. Will stay in...
Forum: Vendors 02-13-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 29,379
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
Damn Near Spring Break Bump ...

Damn Near Spring Break Bump


Spring is crouching just behind that last cold snap.
E-mail or pm me if you would like to get away to a beautiful spot on the White River. Great riding,...
Forum: Road warriors 12-24-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 38,358
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
I want one!! Had an 01 R1100S and it was far and...

I want one!! Had an 01 R1100S and it was far and away the best all-around street bike I've owned. The silver is a beauty. Trades anyone??
Forum: Vendors 12-10-2011, 11:18 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 29,379
Posted By MiddleAgedMissile
It's cold, but the fish still bite!

It's cold, but the fish still bite!
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