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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Today, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 496,797
Posted By popscycle
We went back to this bridge several times to...

We went back to this bridge several times to check out what seemed like an underground canal (mill race perhaps) nearby.

http://www.affiliatehouse.com/webimages/ponakin2cool_14.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 07:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,715
Posted By popscycle
I pay attention to the curve and road, never...

I pay attention to the curve and road, never outrunning my sight line, stopping ability and/or brains, and not signs. The exception is the curves I know of where police like to hang out and have...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-15-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 226,225
Posted By popscycle
The kid was happy to get his Glide back after...

The kid was happy to get his Glide back after being in the shop for much of the winter due to delays in getting farkle parts.

http://www.affiliatehouse.com/webimages/glideback14.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-14-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3,990
Views: 1,513,027
Posted By popscycle
http://www.affiliatehouse.com/webimages/dish14.jpg

http://www.affiliatehouse.com/webimages/dish14.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-14-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 903,496
Posted By popscycle
Not all that old (airport built in 1948), this...

Not all that old (airport built in 1948), this old FBO operations building is rotting away on a nearly-abandoned airport. There was one 175 tied down and some ultralights and gliders being stored. ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-13-2014, 04:53 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 30,107
Posted By popscycle
This road was a fun mix of sand, gravel, rocks...

This road was a fun mix of sand, gravel, rocks and mud that was quite dry in the high spots and wet/muddy in the low.

http://www.affiliatehouse.com/webimages/grangertrail14.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-12-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 496,797
Posted By popscycle
We were exploring an unpaved dirt road this...

We were exploring an unpaved dirt road this afternoon and happened across this bridge.

http://www.affiliatehouse.com/webimages/trailbridge1_14.jpg

The view from the bridge.
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-12-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 903,496
Posted By popscycle
General Rufus Putnam's Place

Below is/was the home of Revolutionary War General Rufus Putnam from 1781 to 1788, after which he went off to settle Ohio and found Marietta, Ohio. The house, which is on the NRHP, was built sometime...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-11-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 496,797
Posted By popscycle
This gem of an old covered bridge was on private...

This gem of an old covered bridge was on private property. I asked for and got permission from the people who own the land the access trail is on.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-09-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 903,496
Posted By popscycle
http://www.affiliatehouse.com/webimages/rustybins1...

http://www.affiliatehouse.com/webimages/rustybins12.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-07-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,141
Posted By popscycle
It sounds like you did have a good day. The kid...

It sounds like you did have a good day. The kid and I had a great 200 mile day ride into the hills yesterday. Although the temp was in the mid 50s and even hit 60, there is still snow on the ground...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-07-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 226,225
Posted By popscycle
Great pic, IMHO!

Great pic, IMHO!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-07-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 496,797
Posted By popscycle
http://www.affiliatehouse.com/webimages/rustybridg...

http://www.affiliatehouse.com/webimages/rustybridge2_14.jpg

View from below.

http://www.affiliatehouse.com/webimages/rustybridge14.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-06-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 747
Views: 194,410
Posted By popscycle
Afternoon coffee break at Nancy's Air Field Cafe,...

Afternoon coffee break at Nancy's Air Field Cafe, located at Minute Man Airport. It has a small bar and a good view of the ramp and runway
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-06-2014, 03:44 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,074
Posted By popscycle
A classic old station that is rather junked-up,...

A classic old station that is rather junked-up, roached, messy, etc.

http://www.affiliatehouse.com/webimages/littletonstation14.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-05-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3,872
Views: 903,496
Posted By popscycle
Fruitlands

Below is a restored farmhouse on the site of the transcendentalist, utopian community called Fruitlands that was founded by Charles Lane and Amos Alcott (Louisa May Alcott's father) in May 1843. By...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,252
Posted By popscycle
That was also my reaction.

That was also my reaction.
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 472
Views: 76,878
Posted By popscycle
Some years back, I had much the same problem...

Some years back, I had much the same problem (debilitating back pain) and found that regular floor exercises for the back gave me another ten years of riding a heavy bike. We wish you success with...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,506
Posted By popscycle
We have had and currently have several in the...

We have had and currently have several in the family (the kids are motorcycle nuts) that have died off. The problem can be finding parts (especially the shiny bits). On the other hand, some models...
Forum: Road warriors 04-05-2014, 04:30 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,506
Posted By popscycle
Get over what? I have the bike of my dreams and...

Get over what? I have the bike of my dreams and if Honda wants to build bikes that nobody wants here in the U.S., it is no sweat off my balls. As for not wishing the implied FU attitude of the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,027
Posted By popscycle
What I like is being able to change the map on...

What I like is being able to change the map on the fly to suit the terrain I am going over. I haven't given much thought to throttle-us interruptus due to wheel slippage but I have gained an...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,027
Posted By popscycle
I think you missed several: "GPS? Maps are...

I think you missed several:

"GPS? Maps are cheaper and more reliable."
"Electronic Adjustable Suspension? What are you, some lilly-livered pansy? Kidney belts are cheaper and more manly."...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-03-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 39,702
Posted By popscycle
http://www.affiliatehouse.com/webimages/aprmbta14....

http://www.affiliatehouse.com/webimages/aprmbta14.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,506
Posted By popscycle
I am thinking that if Honda kept the design but...

I am thinking that if Honda kept the design but had a snarling, road eating, canyon-carving, non-porcine monster with a good (no, make that great) suspension under covers coupled with the ability to...
Forum: Road warriors 04-03-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,506
Posted By popscycle
For a good number of riders, it is the ride...

For a good number of riders, it is the ride (i.e., some amalgam of comfort, handling, braking, ergos, sound, acceleration, technology, farkle potential, etc.) and not the looks that count. Unless...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-03-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 496,797
Posted By popscycle
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,292
Posted By popscycle
The very next day - off to grade school and...

The very next day - off to grade school and afterwards to work. The local police chief let you ride on the streets at an early age if you stayed out of trouble and had no accidents. Those were good...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-02-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 496,797
Posted By popscycle
Atherton Bridge: There has been a bridge at this...

Atherton Bridge: There has been a bridge at this spot over the Nashua River since the early 1600s. The bridge shown below was built in or around 1870 and is supposedly one of the oldest metal...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,296
Posted By popscycle
10K to 15K and it is going up now that I have a...

10K to 15K and it is going up now that I have a bike I really like.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,027
Posted By popscycle
Throttle by wire and ride modes are great! I love...

Throttle by wire and ride modes are great! I love it!! After using it for nearly 8K miles, having to go back to the old cable throttle (while taking the old bike to the buyer) was a major PITA, not...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-01-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 91,968
Posted By popscycle
The Bullfinch Church in Lancaster, MA. Built...

The Bullfinch Church in Lancaster, MA. Built 1816.

http://www.affiliatehouse.com/webimages/lanchurch14.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 04-01-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 498,075
Posted By popscycle
Thank you for the reply. The last time I was at...

Thank you for the reply. The last time I was at Twisted Throttle, who sells and installs them, they said it was necessary separate the compressor from the horn to install the unit on a GS. Maybe...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,763
Posted By popscycle
Your story, which is not unlike my own, was very...

Your story, which is not unlike my own, was very interesting and a well thought approach to the issue of aging IMHO.

I had several Goldwings, but only because it was the only bike the wife would...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-30-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3,417
Views: 498,075
Posted By popscycle
Do you have any pictures of the installation,...

Do you have any pictures of the installation, where you installed it?
Forum: Vendors 03-30-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,285
Posted By popscycle
Just ordered two.

Just ordered two.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-29-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,706
Views: 496,797
Posted By popscycle
Bridge Stop On Way To Breakfast

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-29-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 747
Views: 194,410
Posted By popscycle
First Breakfast Trek Of The Year

The snows parted, the temperature climbed above freezing and we made our first breakfast run of the new year to our favorite cafe.

http://www.affiliatehouse.com/webimages/marrose32a_14.jpg

It...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,019
Posted By popscycle
So does mine, BTW. YMMV.

So does mine, BTW. YMMV.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 908
Posted By popscycle
Call Twisted Throttle. They handle SW Motech and...

Call Twisted Throttle. They handle SW Motech and should be able to answer your question. We bought two from them, one for the 13 and 14 GSW.
Forum: Road warriors 03-27-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 11,506
Posted By popscycle
Riding bikes we like.

Riding bikes we like.
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