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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By Robert_W
20-30 mph is tough but doable. 40-50 with gusts...

20-30 mph is tough but doable. 40-50 with gusts well into the 60's and even 70 + scares the bejeezus out of me. Knee to the wind helps but only so much.

I have many times over the years gotten...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,758
Posted By Robert_W
That bungee could have been a catch 22. Don't...

That bungee could have been a catch 22. Don't think I'd want my bag bouncing around next to me if it fell off. Maybe it was dragging behind you with a bungee. But had it bounced up into you or caught...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-28-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,216
Posted By Robert_W
Shave your head. When it gets more than 1/2 inch...

Shave your head. When it gets more than 1/2 inch long repeat.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-27-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,839
Posted By Robert_W
Before owning my GSA I had ridden well over...

Before owning my GSA I had ridden well over 300,000 miles on lots of different bikes. Other than one standing still fall over in gravel I never had one hit the ground.

The first 10k on the GSA an...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-26-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By Robert_W
The locals story to me was not that they said no...

The locals story to me was not that they said no to tourist expansion...but that the developers of the ranch did a 180 on what they promised. Instead of keeping that end of the island as basically...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-26-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,839
Posted By Robert_W
Had a 35-40 mph low side slide and then an 8 to...

Had a 35-40 mph low side slide and then an 8 to 10 foot fall over an embankment...luckily into a dried out reed bed that cushioned my fall...riding solo middle of nowhere...that without guards I have...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,037
Posted By Robert_W
Coming from some one that did more than his fair...

Coming from some one that did more than his fair share of stupid shit in his youth...if you drive drunk and kill some one...you to should also forfeit your life. (This rule should be applied to many...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-16-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 15,850
Posted By Robert_W
Oh we've been thinking of putting a queen/full...

Oh we've been thinking of putting a queen/full bunk in there for a while. Right now I have two queens going in there to replace to fulls. It would just add one more space. No biggie really. Would...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-16-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 15,850
Posted By Robert_W
OK...guys...I'm getting PM's from many so lets...

OK...guys...I'm getting PM's from many so lets set this straight so every one can plan.

We have 2 cabins left on 7/25. There seems to be a bit of confusion about space, camp sites etc.

The two...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-14-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,914
Posted By Robert_W
The first half of my days seem to be directly...

The first half of my days seem to be directly related to the amount of coffee I put in my system. Never mind how much gas is in the tank...I just can't go 200+ miles on a bladder full any more! :rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-28-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 15,850
Posted By Robert_W
Howdy guys. Just a bit of FYI. Yes, I've got...

Howdy guys. Just a bit of FYI.

Yes, I've got lots of room if any one wants to park a rig with a trailer for a while. Also have a decent shop with all the tools if any one needs oil / tires /...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-27-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,114
Posted By Robert_W
I let moisture and road surface dictate if I...

I let moisture and road surface dictate if I leave or not. Cold...no problem. Cold with and chance of freeze on the road surface...uh uh.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,390
Posted By Robert_W
My golden rule has always been if a place is so...

My golden rule has always been if a place is so sketchy I have to worry about my bike...don't stay there. :D
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,905
Posted By Robert_W
Totally missed the service ticket. Yeah. Some one...

Totally missed the service ticket. Yeah. Some one there knows.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 11,905
Posted By Robert_W
I'll bet ... That's the old "BIG BADDA BOOM"...

I'll bet ...

That's the old "BIG BADDA BOOM" goes the bike and by the time you get it towed the dealer is closed so you drop it off in front. Catch a few ZZ's cause you've been up all night and...
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,341
Posted By Robert_W
Thank you gentlemen. Happy to help if we can....

Thank you gentlemen. Happy to help if we can. Give us a call any time.:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,924
Posted By Robert_W
Yup. I've looked and wondered for years. Not...

Yup. I've looked and wondered for years. Not something that BMW corporate wants to go public I'm sure. :D

I agree with the over all sentiment here though. I've paid the price and I continue to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,924
Posted By Robert_W
Um, I get issues under 200 bucks...but you're the...

Um, I get issues under 200 bucks...but you're the one that made this statement:

"If you want to bring final drives into it, the percentages are so small that they barely figure into the CS eVALS"...
Forum: Vendors 02-21-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 36,235
Posted By Robert_W
I'll give you my Rick story. Put one on my old...

I'll give you my Rick story. Put one on my old GT. '08 Did a scheduled ride in. Show up that morn on time. Wander around outside his shop / house for an hour before any one shows up. He's there....
Forum: Vendors 02-21-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,341
Posted By Robert_W
Just a little bump for shameless self promotion...

Just a little bump for shameless self promotion as this thing has been buried deep down for a long time.

We're currently on the road doing own annual pre-season outdoor show circuit booking...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-21-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By Robert_W
Only an hour away from T-Falls. If you decide...

Only an hour away from T-Falls. If you decide you'd like a little more comfortable amenities for a couple of nights instead of a camp bed give us a shout.

Lots of great riding in every direction...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-21-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,924
Posted By Robert_W
So...do you have any official verifiable numbers...

So...do you have any official verifiable numbers to back up this statement? Or just your own personal opinion? :ear
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-20-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 732
Posted By Robert_W
"Thompson Falls to Happy's Inn - is 367 (Graves...

"Thompson Falls to Happy's Inn - is 367 (Graves Crk) or 56 (Thompson River) better?"

The river road can be a dry dusty log truck filled road if they are working it in the summer. There are how...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,924
Posted By Robert_W
Well after a nightmare experience with my old GT...

Well after a nightmare experience with my old GT and BMW corporate...the seemingly never ending reports of problems with most all of the models... this report doesn't surprise me in the least. As...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-20-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 12,125
Posted By Robert_W
Another Heidi thread. Love mine. Long life. Great...

Another Heidi thread. Love mine. Long life. Great for anything but insane kinda riding on either dirt or road on a GSA. But they are a 50/50 tire. Maybe I'm getting old. Never had and issue with...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-17-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 740
Posted By Robert_W
Might want to look into trips in the Bob...

Might want to look into trips in the Bob Marshall. Middle and South Forks of the Flathead River both offer what you are looking for. As do several rivers outside the wilderness here in western MT.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-12-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,303
Posted By Robert_W
Ditto this...taken my wife thousands of miles 2...

Ditto this...taken my wife thousands of miles 2 up on many different bikes over the years. RT, GSA, GT, R, Yamaha Twin cruiser, etc...and a rented Wing.

My 2 cents. For an afternoon quick 1 or 200...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,312
Posted By Robert_W
Many many many many many many miles and years of...

Many many many many many many miles and years of REGULAR...as in several thousands if not tens of thousands of miles a year one up riding...before you EVER take some one elses life into your hands....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-31-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 15,850
Posted By Robert_W
No problem. We've got lots of room. If they...

No problem. We've got lots of room. If they aren't staying with us we can put trucks and trailers at our fly shop for a few days. Very safe area. We leave all of our equipment out all summer long....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-31-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 15,850
Posted By Robert_W
Can't help but chime in here. Troy MT is where I...

Can't help but chime in here. Troy MT is where I live. There are endless great off road opportunities up here. And the pavement ain't bad either. :D

I know this area quite well guys. If I can be...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-03-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 19,584
Posted By Robert_W
I'm blown away by the # of people that are...

I'm blown away by the # of people that are willing to spend $100+ for a 1/4? Holy crap! :eek1

For 5 or 6 hundred bucks a guy can get all the equipment he could ever need to grow more good quality...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-02-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,059
Views: 69,423
Posted By Robert_W
Thanks. If you get out this way and need any...

Thanks. If you get out this way and need any riding tips give a shout. We're always around in the summer.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-29-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 19,584
Posted By Robert_W
Scary Orwellian kinda stuff here. How long before...

Scary Orwellian kinda stuff here. How long before every stop anywhere turns into an anal probe? :cry
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-29-2013, 09:52 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 19,584
Posted By Robert_W
Well I guess the revenue pig has to suckle off of...

Well I guess the revenue pig has to suckle off of something but I personally don't think there's going to be a significant increase in the real world number of drivers that aren't already toking up....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-28-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 19,584
Posted By Robert_W
So was there an average amount consumed before...

So was there an average amount consumed before going over the limit? A few hits? A whole joint? At least with alcohol a person knows how many drinks / body weight etc to get to .08.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-28-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 19,584
Posted By Robert_W
Damn I need to get out more. I'm so out of the...

Damn I need to get out more. I'm so out of the loop. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-28-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 451
Views: 19,584
Posted By Robert_W
It's news to me that any gov't agency / power had...

It's news to me that any gov't agency / power had come up with a scientifically or legally court challenged accepted way of measuring an individual's level of "high". :huh
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-28-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 451
Views: 19,584
Posted By Robert_W
Interesting from the CO state web site: "It...

Interesting from the CO state web site:

"It is illegal to drive under the influence of marijuana and it can result in a DUI, just like alcohol. Anyone with 5 nanograms or more of delta...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-28-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 381
Posted By Robert_W
Beartooth is almost 11,000.

Beartooth is almost 11,000.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-22-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,075
Posted By Robert_W
Yeah a bike would be fun. I spent a week there...

Yeah a bike would be fun. I spent a week there last Nov. Small car / jeep rentals at the airport is it as far as I know. Very few people visit in comparison so not much call for it. There's only...
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