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Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By JamesM
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Forum: GS Boxers 09-06-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By JamesM
Ha, 99% of that conversation was getting around...

Ha, 99% of that conversation was getting around the whole "you already have a bike, why do you need this one" speech.

Too late for the GS as I already gave Bloodsworth in TN all my monies. Looking...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By JamesM
As mentioned above, it came down to the height....

As mentioned above, it came down to the height. Its not the bikes fault I'm 5'9" but I just do not feel comfortable on it in the stop and go traffic we suffer in Atlanta. -Trips outside the city are...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By JamesM
Interesting. I HATED my K75 for daily commuting...

Interesting. I HATED my K75 for daily commuting because at 5'9" I couldn't get both feet on the ground and had to really lean the bike on side to mount/ dismount. -It was actually the top con that...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-27-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By JamesM
After a near 2 hour talk with the Mrs. last...

After a near 2 hour talk with the Mrs. last night, the GS is just too much bike for my daily commute. Hopefully the RnineT will outlast my other 2 bikes :D That's right, first in line :deal for a...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By JamesM
Option 2 is this guy outfitted with dirt tires. ...

Option 2 is this guy outfitted with dirt tires.

Obviously I wouldn't be doing the TAT but lighter weight WMA tracks might be pretty fun. At least more fun than a Bonnie.

*new not this exact...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By JamesM
Justkip. The hardest terrain I think I would...

Justkip. The hardest terrain I think I would attempt is WMA tracks and the TAT. 2up would mostly be with the wife on the freeway or casual riding.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,103
Posted By JamesM
08' GS-A Convince me I don't need this in my life.

After being on here several years and reading about inmates epic adventures I feel the need to create my own. Currently tooling around on a k1200rs and while pavement carving has been fun (and fairly...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-20-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By JamesM
Thanks. There were an incredible amount of bikes...

Thanks. There were an incredible amount of bikes on the road that weekend. Which day did you make it to that peak?
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-20-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By JamesM
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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-20-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By JamesM
Day 2: Asheville, NC to Roanoke, VA. The...

Day 2: Asheville, NC to Roanoke, VA.

The night before, inebriated:freaky and craving sugar:norton, Lauren and I decided to walk the 100 feet to Ingles were we loaded up on carbs aka Cookies and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-20-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By JamesM
Night 1: Asheville, NC For those that have...

Night 1: Asheville, NC

For those that have never been to Asheville, it is in stark contrast to Atlanta. It reminds me more of Austin TX or Santa Cruz, CA with the amount of hippies and hipsters...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-20-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By JamesM
It wasn't long until the ridge made herself...

It wasn't long until the ridge made herself known. Seeing the view for the first time gave me goosebumps. It was more beautiful than I could imagine. I wonder if heaven is this good.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-20-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 913
Posted By JamesM
48 Hours on the Blue Ridge - Cherokee, NC to Meadows of Dan, VA

The wife and I -after a very stressful few weeks at work, decided to take a personal day Friday and and hit the open road. No real goal except to make it up to the parkway and just ride until we got...
Forum: Road warriors 08-20-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 827
Posted By JamesM
Wife / Pillion friendly Bike

So my wife and I rode the Blue Ridge Parkway last weekend, which was AWESOME (ride report forthcoming).

Coming back home on I-85 though reinforced why she loathes the freeway. Anytime we hit about...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By JamesM
20s all the way. No extra adapters needed and can...

20s all the way. No extra adapters needed and can go VERY loud with your headphones in. Also, the Sena has an ambient button at the bottom which would be perfect for your application.

FYI -...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 696
Posted By JamesM
Sena products all the way. SMH10 at a minimum...

Sena products all the way. SMH10 at a minimum (not a fan of the SMH10R since its harder to use with gloves) and 20s if you can swing it.
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By JamesM
That helps tremendously. I was on the fence about...

That helps tremendously. I was on the fence about the SRC or 20s and you liking the G9 the best sealed the deal. Would have loved the smh10r if there was a place on inside of the Schuberth (like the...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 937
Posted By JamesM
During winter trips I go with heated gear but the...

During winter trips I go with heated gear but the cable management gets to be pretty cumbersome. Not only do you have to put on all the liners but you have to connect them, then wear a controller on...
Forum: Equipment 08-03-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By JamesM
Bluetooth Choice Anxiety - Schuberth Helmet

After 2 years with an AGV K4 using the SMH-10, I am not the proud owner of a Schuberth C3 World edition.

Initially I thought I would go SRC system but the more I read about it being a ?G4? unit...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-22-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By JamesM
Great Spot, thanks rich. ...

Great Spot, thanks rich.

http://southcarolinaparks.reserveamerica.com/campgroundMap.do

Looks like they are filled up through September. I will give them a call tomorrow just to confirm.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By JamesM
Campground. Primitive if possible but as long as...

Campground. Primitive if possible but as long as Im not next to a bunch of RV's I'll be good.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-21-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Posted By JamesM
Beach Camping: Georgia

Packed the Bike and ready for the upcoming weekend. Instead of heading north from Atlanta in Highlands, NC area, its time I head east and wiggle the toes in the sand.

Any recommendations for...
Forum: Equipment 04-25-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,545
Posted By JamesM
Jalopnik must be reading your mind. ...

Jalopnik must be reading your mind.

http://jalopnik.com/how-to-load-your-bike-onto-a-pickup-truck-1566809104
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Forum: Equipment 04-25-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,032
Posted By JamesM
As the guy who tried 4 other solutions before...

As the guy who tried 4 other solutions before settling on the SMH10B-

^^ Everything this guy just said!:1drink ^^

I use mine everyday to listen to Rdio and Waze on the way to/from work 1-1.5...
Forum: Vendors 04-16-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 38,006
Posted By JamesM
You have mentioned in the past these are more of...

You have mentioned in the past these are more of a 501 cut. how close to a 501 are they? After ordering others based on the same claim, I ended up returning them all since they had the shape of a...
Forum: Road warriors 12-15-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 8,111
Views: 1,231,211
Posted By JamesM
Today, tomorrow, and the day after that. ...

Today, tomorrow, and the day after that.

http://www.highsnobiety.com/files/2013/10/BMW-R-nineT-90th-Anniversary-Motorcycle-0.jpg
Forum: Americas 12-13-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,932
Posted By JamesM
Sorry I missed your post. Compared to the other...

Sorry I missed your post. Compared to the other places, it actually seems quite reasonable and those views! How are the restaurants around there?
Forum: Americas 12-13-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,932
Posted By JamesM
This is awesome. I didn't even think about...

This is awesome. I didn't even think about stopping there. I'll have to work this into the trip.
Forum: Americas 12-13-2013, 05:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,932
Posted By JamesM
[QUOTE=bikerfish;22956474]there is much more to...

[QUOTE=bikerfish;22956474]there is much more to Glacier than simply riding the road over the pass. Get off and Hike, get away from the road for a while. spend a few nights in the park, the...
Forum: Americas 12-09-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,932
Posted By JamesM
Thanks for the heads up guys. I was hoping to get...

Thanks for the heads up guys. I was hoping to get there early enough I wouldn't have to worry about those killer Canadian bugs. After looking on the local resort sites, June 6th is the first...
Forum: Americas 12-09-2013, 10:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,932
Posted By JamesM
Glacier National Park tour

Wife has green lit what will hopefully be my longest journey on the k12 to date. :clap

Plan is to ride solo* from Atlanta to Glacier National Park, cabin or camp for 4-5 days then head back ....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-08-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 669
Posted By JamesM
I really wanted to go last year and missed it....

I really wanted to go last year and missed it. Making it up this year along with a few other guys from Atlanta.
Forum: Ride reports 12-03-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 184,938
Posted By JamesM
Global Warming? :shog ...

Global Warming? :shog

http://www.nps.gov/webcams-glac/smcam.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 587
Views: 184,938
Posted By JamesM
Idaho?! -Please tell me you are headed to Glacier...

Idaho?! -Please tell me you are headed to Glacier National Park. :D
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2,269
Views: 1,168,433
Posted By JamesM
So after all this time off, no Calender? :cry

So after all this time off, no Calender? :cry
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2013, 05:28 AM
Replies: 2,966
Views: 278,842
Posted By JamesM
This is awesome! I come here for the stories but...

This is awesome! I come here for the stories but have a folder with pages saved as PDF's to reference stuff like this when traveling abroad. -When I finally make it out of the USofA.

Great report...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,269
Views: 1,168,433
Posted By JamesM
Laugh Don't worry everyone. Gene is just hard at work...

Don't worry everyone. Gene is just hard at work shooting his special edition ADV 2014 Calendar. :clap

http://mym0ry.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Road-Trips/Canada/i-fQx8wMs/0/L/DSCF0365-L.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-21-2013, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,919
Posted By JamesM
Thanks for sharing. Little weekend trips like...

Thanks for sharing. Little weekend trips like these get me through the daily monotony of work.

I'd like to hear more about the cross border speeding tickets.
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 184,938
Posted By JamesM
Duly noted! Dennis, Rev'it just wanted to...

Duly noted!

Dennis, Rev'it just wanted to cool off that leg from thermal nuclear exhaust heat and remind your nuts that you're still alive. -Look at is as a feature. :wink::evil
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