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Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2,775
Views: 872,395
Posted By bmon
This was taken while retracing the easy parts of...

This was taken while retracing the easy parts of the "Mendano the hard way" ride. http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=975003

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Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By bmon
Gives a whole new meaning to off-road riding.

Gives a whole new meaning to off-road riding.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-06-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,324
Posted By bmon
Visited the memorial yesterday morning. The ride...

Visited the memorial yesterday morning. The ride there was awesome, it is about a 15 minute walk from the trail. The place was somber and made me sad. There are many many many engraved stones around...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,324
Posted By bmon
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-15-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,683
Posted By bmon
Thanks for the great (and very long!) day, Dan. ...

Thanks for the great (and very long!) day, Dan.
15 hours ttl riding time by my count, and I think the final tally is that we did more passes than tire plugs. :rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-15-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,683
Posted By bmon
Were you on your Versys? Dont remember seeing a...

Were you on your Versys? Dont remember seeing a DR, so that was the collective guess.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-14-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,683
Posted By bmon
See you at p junction!

See you at p junction!
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 195,522
Posted By bmon
Thank you! Ordered one up. ...

Thank you! Ordered one up.
http://thumbs2.ebaystatic.com/d/l225/m/mfeeDZhdxkzZN0ALS3zClcw.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-04-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,911
Posted By bmon
I didn't dude, that face plant finished me off....

I didn't dude, that face plant finished me off. Couple bruised ribs, bike fared better with a slightly jacked pannier. Going to be making the change to softbags for rides like that in the future! Oh,...
Forum: Equipment 06-02-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 195,522
Posted By bmon
Been a very happy owner of the Badlands gear,...

Been a very happy owner of the Badlands gear, this past weekend I discovered I would have greatly benefited with some protection for my ribs (nicely bruised now).

Are any of you wearing any...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-28-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,911
Posted By bmon
That was some seriously trippy sh*t!

That was some seriously trippy sh*t!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-28-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,911
Posted By bmon
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-M6bn9N5/0/L/i-M6bn...

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-M6bn9N5/0/L/i-M6bn9N5-L.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,911
Posted By bmon
Ran into a fellow inmate along the way.. ...

Ran into a fellow inmate along the way..
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-NFtczWZ/0/L/i-NFtczWZ-L.jpghttp://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-WWLqRM7/0/M/i-WWLqRM7-M.jpg

Osprey & Ackme...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,911
Posted By bmon
Tactfully & tactically served by Duane. Made the...

Tactfully & tactically served by Duane. Made the dehydrated food tasty. Thanks man!

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-J2P4PjG/0/L/i-J2P4PjG-L.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-26-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,911
Posted By bmon
His front isn't tubeless. had a nice puncture on...

His front isn't tubeless. had a nice puncture on the side of the tube couple inches from the valve.


right at the beginning of the burr trail......
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-26-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,911
Posted By bmon
Made it back about an hour ago. What a great...

Made it back about an hour ago. What a great ride! Thank you Osprey for organizing this! I think Teri will be the last of the Altersaurs to make it home. traffic on 285 was a catastrophe with the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-19-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,911
Posted By bmon
Confirmed. See you then!

Confirmed. See you then!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-15-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,911
Posted By bmon
Meteor Shower

Looks like some astral fireworks are lined up for that Friday evening!

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/05/15/meteor-shower-meteor-storm-camelopardalid/9128245/
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-15-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,911
Posted By bmon
Mark, I would be down for this. Not planning on...

Mark, I would be down for this. Not planning on making the trek back to Colorado until Monday.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-09-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,285
Posted By bmon
OT: "2014 BMW R1200GS Adventure LC" What did...

OT: "2014 BMW R1200GS Adventure LC"

What did you do with your KTM?! Are you making it out to the Rockies again this year?

Back On topic - Am told BMW of Denver is back-ordered to July, you...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-08-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,911
Posted By bmon
Woot! :wings

Woot! :wings
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,251
Posted By bmon
7 hour ride report

Rode 7 hours today, all types of road. In summary, I think The Tourmax is an excellent lid. Course every head is different, ymmv :)

As I mentioned previously there was no wind-grab at all from the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-27-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4,349
Views: 656,192
Posted By bmon
Farkle fest this week - PDM 60, Orange TPMS, and...

Farkle fest this week - PDM 60, Orange TPMS, and Clearwater Ericas. All done while my wife is away visiting family in Europe :lol3 :hide
Forum: GS Boxers 04-19-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,933
Posted By bmon
GS Fixed

Picked my bike up today. Quite an expensive repair. And to think that it probably could have been prevented with a bit of attention on my part and and some finger nail polish. Lesson learned.

I...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,251
Posted By bmon
Rode today for ~3 hours. Noise: At highway...

Rode today for ~3 hours.
Noise: At highway speeds, not as quiet as my Schuberth, did not bother me however. No ear plugs worn. Also I was paying particular attention for any wind-grab on the peak...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-19-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 994
Posted By bmon
Spent a weekend riding with Tery last fall --...

Spent a weekend riding with Tery last fall -- Fall Colors Tour. Great guy! Am planning on check out his school as budget permits. Pricing seems very reasonable.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,132
Posted By bmon
-Picking it up after a getoff. -Maintenance...

-Picking it up after a getoff.
-Maintenance costs -- I seriously need to improve my mechanic skills.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2014, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,285
Posted By bmon
My bad, I am in for the duration. Thanks for...

My bad, I am in for the duration. Thanks for catching!. Fixed.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,285
Posted By bmon
===START=== Official "in" list! Please...

===START===
Official "in" list!

Please quote (or copy/paste) everything from ===START=== to ===END=== when you add your name - and put your name under the appropriate orange heading below!
...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,460
Posted By bmon
Nice setup! I like how you were able to keep the...

Nice setup! I like how you were able to keep the OEM lights but it looks like the clearwaters would be exposed to damage in a get off? This modification is definitely on my list!!
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,933
Posted By bmon
Indefinitely is a long time, in my recent...

Indefinitely is a long time, in my recent experience it is not the case. Untouched, I believe (dont have 100% proof), the rear bolt backed out causing the failure on my gs. I never inspected the...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-10-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 6,933
Posted By bmon
Having gone through something similar myself just...

Having gone through something similar myself just 2 weeks ago, I feel your pain! And you're right it is expensive -- approximately $3k in parts alone if done at the dealer. The part that kills is...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-04-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,911
Posted By bmon
Sauriously

Confirmed In! Just have to get last week's surprise repaired and am good to go.

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b230/stfub-man/blah/WP_000019_zps11c350aa.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,032
Posted By bmon
Jim, BMW did the last work, however I believe the...

Jim, BMW did the last work, however I believe the warranty has since expired. Will get the fun news tomorrow.

After this repair will be adding checking proper torque to my routine. I think I read...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-31-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,032
Posted By bmon
My Turn

I believe the rear bolt backed out causing the following. My first unintentional dirt drift ensued and came out unscathed.

Any guidance for dealer interaction is most welcome. :ear
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-24-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 8,911
Posted By bmon
Going to try and do a Doublesaur; both this and...

Going to try and do a Doublesaur; both this and the Dino, tentative in.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-21-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 14,160
Views: 1,034,992
Posted By bmon
Look, No Hands!

http://i.imgur.com/dDoMwFs.gif
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,251
Posted By bmon
Yes, the import duty was top of everything I paid...

Yes, the import duty was top of everything I paid the vendor for the helmet & shipping. The invoice came two weeks after I received the helmet (BS imo).
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,251
Posted By bmon
It is indeed a risk ordering a helmet without...

It is indeed a risk ordering a helmet without first being able to try it on. Using the WBW scale, I consider my head to be more 'round' than neutral and the Caberg fit me well. Can offer one...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,251
Posted By bmon
Just got the Tourmax as well (Black) from...

Just got the Tourmax as well (Black) from burnoutitaly.com

Like everything about it, share the same venting concerns. Time will tell on that count.
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