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Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 72,877
Posted By ShimrMoon
What a wonderful RR. The video was well done too....

What a wonderful RR. The video was well done too. You took some really great pics and I especially enjoyed your write up about your experiences in NC. I live in Matthews which is just southeast of...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 606
Views: 205,256
Posted By ShimrMoon
www.happy-trail.com (http://www.happy-trail.com)

www.happy-trail.com (http://www.happy-trail.com)
Forum: GS Boxers 09-01-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,904
Posted By ShimrMoon
I've seen these cases before as I've been looking...

I've seen these cases before as I've been looking at a GS for myself. My issue would be the requirement of waterproof liners. I'm sorry but I don't think I'll be shelling out big bucks for something...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-15-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5,372
Views: 880,874
Posted By ShimrMoon
Where did you get the reflective tape?

Where did you get the reflective tape?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 230,911
Posted By ShimrMoon
That's exactly what I'm hoping my wife's reaction...

That's exactly what I'm hoping my wife's reaction will be cause I gotta have a GS...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-06-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 53,590
Posted By ShimrMoon
You had me at Trappist... and BTW, you are right...

You had me at Trappist... and BTW, you are right when you say DS bikes are the way to go. I have a BMW GTL that I'm getting ready to sell and buy a new GS. I'm one of those folks who can only afford...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,264
Posted By ShimrMoon
Great report. I live in NC and frequent this...

Great report. I live in NC and frequent this area. Don't worry, your selfie's are fine. Glad you got to take a vacation ride and you're so very lucky to have a spouse that rides her own.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5,372
Views: 880,874
Posted By ShimrMoon
Now that's a good looking GS!

Now that's a good looking GS!
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 46,939
Posted By ShimrMoon
absolutely stunning report

I must know who is the musical artists in the first two videos. I get the Coldplay on the 3rd one but the other one's...awesome. I felt like I was right there with you.

Well played, Sir
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-30-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,328
Posted By ShimrMoon
Thanks for the posting of your ride. Very few...

Thanks for the posting of your ride. Very few things in life compare to riding and exploring Colorado on a motorcycle. I've done it twice and each time I go there, I struggle finding a reason to...
Forum: Americas 03-13-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,798
Posted By ShimrMoon
Has anyone suggested taking a look at the...

Has anyone suggested taking a look at the dragon's website?

www.tailofthedragon.com

They have lots of rides and routes on there. Also lodging etc...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-18-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 7,855
Views: 2,624,627
Posted By ShimrMoon
Now that's a bad ass looking GS. :clap What side...

Now that's a bad ass looking GS. :clap What side cases are you using?
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,373
Posted By ShimrMoon
Loved it too and the music in the video. Anybody...

Loved it too and the music in the video. Anybody know the artists? The credits went by too fast for me to read them.
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,671
Posted By ShimrMoon
Don't bother, that pic of your flawless wife will...

Don't bother, that pic of your flawless wife will trump any silly assed motorcycle pic that you could post. After that, who cares about Meat Cove NS.:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 406
Views: 135,826
Posted By ShimrMoon
All I can say is.....you guys are fookin crazy...

All I can say is.....you guys are fookin crazy assed hard core! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 49,748
Posted By ShimrMoon
Without a doubt, the ballsiest guy I've ever...

Without a doubt, the ballsiest guy I've ever seen. Find a problem, park in a parking lot, rip into the bike, dismantle damn near everything, then fix. Put that shit back together and soldier on...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 127,144
Posted By ShimrMoon
Really great to read the true story as you've...

Really great to read the true story as you've described it. Also a great job of editing on the video's! Does he realize how lucky he is to have you? :lol3
Forum: Latin America 02-10-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 88,297
Posted By ShimrMoon
There was a picture of him this morning on the...

There was a picture of him this morning on the news, sitting on his KLR, wearing what appeared to be a half shell black helmet, possibly a brown jacket of some sort. That's all I know from what I saw.
Forum: Latin America 02-10-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 88,297
Posted By ShimrMoon
On the national news right now. Doesn't look...

On the national news right now. Doesn't look good...hope he's found safe n sound.
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 30,183
Posted By ShimrMoon
I'd send them back to Sidi. Screw buying more....

I'd send them back to Sidi. Screw buying more. They look fairly new...:huh
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 28,089
Posted By ShimrMoon
Thank you for such a great trip report! It's so...

Thank you for such a great trip report! It's so nice to read and get a sense of my country from someone like yourself. I live in Charlotte, NC and frequent the dealership you went to for service....
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 43,084
Posted By ShimrMoon
What a fantastic report! Nice choice of bike for...

What a fantastic report! Nice choice of bike for the region as well. I've always wanted to do a ride for weeks on end in that area but haven't gotten around to it. One question and one observation. ...
Forum: Ride reports 12-27-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,348
Posted By ShimrMoon
Wonderful trip report and great pics. Thank you...

Wonderful trip report and great pics. Thank you for showing the rest of the new or budget minded riders out there that it's ok to choose a 250cc motorcycle for your first bike and take it on a long...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-18-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,970
Views: 1,095,396
Posted By ShimrMoon
Good call on the hydrant. Absolutely illegal....

Good call on the hydrant. Absolutely illegal. They're lucky their supervisor, anybody from the media, or a firetruck didn't happen by...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 28,970
Posted By ShimrMoon
From the sound of things, some folks are putting...

From the sound of things, some folks are putting these in/on their street (mostly) bikes. I'm interested in a 2008-10 KLR and would use it for it's intended purpose of dual sport touring, more...
Forum: Vendors 12-08-2013, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1,146
Views: 157,441
Posted By ShimrMoon
I'm a LED aux light fiend. I'm interested in...

I'm a LED aux light fiend. I'm interested in adding some lights to my street bike, a 2013 BMW K1600 GTL. It already has some aux lights down low on the fairing and the headlight is decent. I want to...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,859
Posted By ShimrMoon
Just got around to replying with my take on the...

Just got around to replying with my take on the Sitrelief shorts. On the road for about 3 weeks, temps in June 2013 typical for Colorado which was damn near perfect. No humidity, high in the low...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,442
Posted By ShimrMoon
Great read and lots of good pics. I had an 09...

Great read and lots of good pics. I had an 09 6fdy abs myself and did not like the swaying and stability problems at highway speeds. I had the same Givi side bags and a V46 top trunk. I've ridden...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-08-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 12,428
Posted By ShimrMoon
Also a rider coach. My advice is to find another...

Also a rider coach. My advice is to find another experienced rider(not your husband) to mentor you on some two lane back roads. Stay off of parking lots because of liability. Security would probably...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-29-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 483
Views: 93,785
Posted By ShimrMoon
Mad skills with a camera...yes you have!

Mad skills with a camera...yes you have!
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 11,582
Posted By ShimrMoon
Thanks for letting us tag a long. You've proven...

Thanks for letting us tag a long. You've proven that we don't need the latest greatest whiz bang technology to go for a long ride. Nice set up you have there, including the "custom" seat from Wal...
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,319
Posted By ShimrMoon
When I first saw your speedo on the slab, I...

When I first saw your speedo on the slab, I thought maybe that was the temperature...
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 104,182
Posted By ShimrMoon
You had me at my boyfriend died. So sorry for...

You had me at my boyfriend died. So sorry for your loss and what a great read!
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,147
Posted By ShimrMoon
If you take an MSF course, you can bypass the...

If you take an MSF course, you can bypass the drivers road test and take the written test. Then you'll get your license endorsement.
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By ShimrMoon
Sorry but given your initial statement it might...

Sorry but given your initial statement it might be almost impossible. MinimAl interstate and state maintained back roads? You sorta limited yourself before you even get on the road.
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,001
Posted By ShimrMoon
Don't skimp on gear for your girl, period. Cut...

Don't skimp on gear for your girl, period. Cut corners on some other non essential gear or doodad that you could live without.

Take a look at what www.aerostich.com (http://www.aerostich.com) has...
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,546
Posted By ShimrMoon
I have several pieces of "epic" gear. My Vanson...

I have several pieces of "epic" gear. My Vanson Ventilator jacket that I bought about 1999. I still wear it on every summer ride. Next my Held Sambia gloves are my go to gloves in all but the coldest...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,859
Posted By ShimrMoon
Once I drop my wife off at the Denver airport (on...

Once I drop my wife off at the Denver airport (on 6/16), all bets are off. Not sure what direction I'll go from there. I'm currently growing some facial hair and I might get a tattoo along the...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,859
Posted By ShimrMoon
I have some aerostich riding shorts, which are...

I have some aerostich riding shorts, which are expanded bicycle (padded seat) shorts but I wanted to try something else. I'm leaving on a month long retirement ride to Colorado and beyond. Don't have...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2013, 04:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,859
Posted By ShimrMoon
May I revise this thread? I just bought a BMW GTL...

May I revise this thread? I just bought a BMW GTL to ride out west from NC and back. After putting in a 250 mile day today, my ass killing me. I've used a beaded seat cover for years with good...
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