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Forum: Day Trippin' 12-18-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By bobw
name of the shop and review of your new bike...

name of the shop and review of your new bike :1drink
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,288
Posted By bobw
In :1drink:1drink

In
:1drink:1drink
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 299,294
Posted By bobw
http://i381.photobucket.com/albums/oo254/ps3592/IM...

http://i381.photobucket.com/albums/oo254/ps3592/IMG_436197021_zps799101dc.jpg (http://s381.photobucket.com/user/ps3592/media/IMG_436197021_zps799101dc.jpg.html)

FInally settled on a very sweet XR...
Forum: Road warriors 12-11-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 12,288
Posted By bobw
Very good variety of "traditional" brands and so...

Very good variety of "traditional" brands and so many UJM offerings being introduced made fo great 60s-70s transitions years to be involved with motorcycling. Many "favorites", but for this thread; ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-11-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,533
Posted By bobw
Glad I found this, better late than never! I...

Glad I found this, better late than never!

I couldn't agree more on the retirement gig being such a great "job" and I am a regular rider of your home turf as I live on the other side of the hills,...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,627
Posted By bobw
:D Not quite that bad, but I'm fairly old and try...

:D Not quite that bad, but I'm fairly old and try to be smooth on my local mountain roads and these were toast shy of 2400 miles. A real aggressive rider on a more powerful bike could use them up in...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,627
Posted By bobw
These were lovely tires on my r1200r, but wore...

These were lovely tires on my r1200r, but wore out about the same time you need more gas :evil

http://i381.photobucket.com/albums/oo254/ps3592/0711090705.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,627
Posted By bobw
on the guzzi ...

on the guzzi

http://i381.photobucket.com/albums/oo254/ps3592/1012101312.jpg (http://s381.photobucket.com/user/ps3592/media/1012101312.jpg.html)

Funky wear on front. but 17,000 miles edge to...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,627
Posted By bobw
I've run a bunch of tires with great confidence...

I've run a bunch of tires with great confidence and return to the the PR3/4 for most of my trips now, but the Conti Sport and Roads served very well and felt right from the get go edge to edge...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-09-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,232
Posted By bobw
Congrats, another favorite that my timing has...

Congrats, another favorite that my timing has always been off when a good one becomes available.

pics and first impressions please


Cheers
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 27,566
Posted By bobw
Great report! The best part of folks like this is...

Great report! The best part of folks like this is their fantastic attitude about life and sharing experiences.

Cheers
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,946
Posted By bobw
Fun report, glad you're back on the horse!

Fun report, glad you're back on the horse!
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-06-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,852
Posted By bobw
Amen

Amen
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 17,701
Posted By bobw
Thanks for taking us along. I really enjoyed your...

Thanks for taking us along. I really enjoyed your report and the personal reflections. Cancer is a terrible thing and I wish you all the best in your battle with it and please accept my condolences...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,957
Posted By bobw
Great trip and report, and phucking thieves...

Great trip and report, and phucking thieves should be hung or at least be publicly stoned :norton

Cheers
Forum: Road warriors 10-10-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,623
Posted By bobw
Well SAM, I would think it is because they want...

Well SAM, I would think it is because they want to and can :D



Horses for courses and all that. My Dad had me on the back of Harley when I was a wee boy and I have loved motorcycles ever since....
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-10-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,663
Posted By bobw
Beautiful photos of the area and you did have...

Beautiful photos of the area and you did have great timing with the foliage.

There are some excellent camping spots all around there and it's definitely worth exploring more of the back roads next...
Forum: Road warriors 10-08-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,760
Posted By bobw
Funny how simple it is to quote a total sale...

Funny how simple it is to quote a total sale price and how difficult some places make it seem especially when you both know if you guzzled from the Kool Aid jug and said I'll take it and also add...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 556
Views: 134,772
Posted By bobw
Not surprised this was their final call as it was...

Not surprised this was their final call as it was taking too long to reply. Their very weak shit explanation is worse than "because" due to the insulting dismissal of the very simple "facts" you just...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 134,772
Posted By bobw
Old Pete, not sure if that reply was to me?, but...

Old Pete, not sure if that reply was to me?, but you make good points and for me I hope I was clear that I enjoy my BMW miles, but also am aware they have had continual troubles with quality control...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 134,772
Posted By bobw
Agree, BUT! the bike has approximately 10,000...

Agree, BUT! the bike has approximately 10,000 miles on it and is 2 days and a few hours past the warranty. If ever "Good Faith" could be easily offered this would be a "no brain er".

I have owned...
Forum: Road warriors 10-02-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,290
Posted By bobw
Always good to hear about a rider surviving a...

Always good to hear about a rider surviving a crash like that and being able to climb back on the horse. Couple of good HD threads and Dyna specifically if you do a little searching.

Popping is...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,760
Posted By bobw
I agree it's the time for the shock to be...

I agree it's the time for the shock to be available/replaced that made it a time waiting for the repair lemon law bike. Anyone that is looking at buying one of these bikes and has any genuine...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-29-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 707
Posted By bobw
Enjoyed checking your site out, good fun! ...

Enjoyed checking your site out, good fun!

Cheers
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,291
Posted By bobw
Nice write up and your paragraph on deceleration...

Nice write up and your paragraph on deceleration is exactly what I experienced.

Thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,291
Posted By bobw
Doesn't get much better than a K75 comparison. I...

Doesn't get much better than a K75 comparison. I was so impressed by the overall performance of the LC, but this literally was like one "aw shit" cancelling all the "atta boys". I'll see if they can...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-25-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,291
Posted By bobw
Bump this thread for an update from anyone? ...

Bump this thread for an update from anyone?


I took a nice test ride on a beautiful 2013 GSLC with recent 12K dealer service for appx 40 miles in our area mountains. Amazing bike in all areas...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,410
Posted By bobw
Somebody mentioned tractors :deal Kinda slow, but...

Somebody mentioned tractors :deal Kinda slow, but they'll get on down the road :D

Riding around the home turf or a planned "off road" trip I can appreciate a real dirt bike for the job, but the O...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 130,985
Posted By bobw
I guess I wasn't clear in my post, but that is...

I guess I wasn't clear in my post, but that is why I mentioned friends with personal shipping, a large volume used dealer and then BMW on new vehicle costs. I have heard the same per car cost...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 881
Views: 130,985
Posted By bobw
A discount no, nor b.s. up charges from list...

A discount no, nor b.s. up charges from list either.

$1100.00 for freight sounds pretty high even for a heavy bike. I've had friends ship bikes across the country and I just looked at National...
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 181,437
Posted By bobw
danger dave, I think you have been working way...

danger dave, I think you have been working way too hard so I am volunteering to cover your motorcycle duties and you could then go take a long holiday, really long :D


Did the paint shop use gold...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-22-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 17,996
Posted By bobw
Great group and fantastic area to enjoy the ride,...

Great group and fantastic area to enjoy the ride, thanks for sharing!

Cheers
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,002
Posted By bobw
I love my BMW(s), but also many other bikes I...

I love my BMW(s), but also many other bikes I have enjoyed over the years. I don't like trolls on any thread, be it BMW, HD or any other, but BMW seems to have more kool aid drinkers than most. The...
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By bobw
They sure have been distancing themselves from...

They sure have been distancing themselves from the slant 1200/1300 bikes while embracing the rest of the engines with updates and new platforms.

It seems like the flagship(?) engine has been...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 86,664
Posted By bobw
Great journey and ready for another update...

Great journey and ready for another update :1drink

BTW, you may be able to have a shop with a decent press and some soft jaws
put a little love on the bent fork tube. Just a little kiss may...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 299,294
Posted By bobw
SPOAT Thanks, your comments are right on...

SPOAT

Thanks, your comments are right on target as I have enjoyed many motorcycles over the years, but I really have enjoyed my BMWs. I only have one bike at a time any more and I love to travel,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-18-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,920
Posted By bobw
"When the going get's tough"................... ...

"When the going get's tough"...................

Great job, glad you're OK and the bike will be good as new with minor tending.

Safe travels and Cheers
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 2,075
Views: 299,294
Posted By bobw
Finance Minister supports a new bike :D and I...

Finance Minister supports a new bike :D and I have narrowed it down to a very short list of a dozen or so which is pretty good for me :rofl I want to buy American made this time so that eliminates a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-14-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By bobw
:evil gracias!

:evil gracias!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-14-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By bobw
Thanks patmo I have eaten at the Loveless...

Thanks patmo

I have eaten at the Loveless Cafe with a friend several years ago, but as time was short we headed out with only a very, very short spin on the Natchez Tr. I figured it was close...
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