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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-01-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,173
Posted By RoyB
Just a heads up. I have a Garmin 2730 that is no...

Just a heads up. I have a Garmin 2730 that is no longer supported by Garmin. I wanted to update the maps and they said "no joy"....But they offered to sell me any new Garmin I wanted with a 40%...
Forum: Asia Pacific 07-14-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 650
Posted By RoyB
A few days in Australia....Advise??

The last week of August and first week of September will find me in Sydney, Australia on business. I'll have 4-5 free days to explore the southeast area of AU. Looking to rent a motorcycle.

Anyone...
Forum: Alaska 10-13-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,390
Posted By RoyB
So sad...I met John a few times and always found...

So sad...I met John a few times and always found him fascinating.

In was just with him at Ardys' service a few months ago.

RIP.......
Forum: Alaska 10-04-2013, 05:37 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 15,534
Posted By RoyB
www.motoalaska.blogspot.com Hope this helps!

www.motoalaska.blogspot.com

Hope this helps!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-14-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,254
Posted By RoyB
Sounds like a great plan......If I wasn't hauling...

Sounds like a great plan......If I wasn't hauling the Toy Box I'd join you!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-08-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 281
Posted By RoyB
BMWs and Steak = Cold Hands and Mittens!

Be sure to see the post about the BMW Yankee Beemers Pemi Rally in the Northeast section here on ADV.........
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-08-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,254
Posted By RoyB
BTW...Folks are asking "Who is Sponsoring This...

BTW...Folks are asking "Who is Sponsoring This Rally"....

Yankee Beemers!

And yes, there is fantastic paved and unpaved riding in the area.....Vintage Racing down the road in Laconia on Sunday...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-08-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,254
Posted By RoyB
DO YOU LIKE STEAK!!! (NH) June 7-8-9

http://images12.fotki.com/v155/photos/2/36012/9815637/P1020669-vi.jpg

IT'S ON!!!!

June 7, 8, 9th...........

Pemi River Campground
2458 U.S. Rte. 3
Thornton, NH 03223
(603)726-7015
Forum: Beasts 07-13-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 19,734
Posted By RoyB
If you are just riding around, close to home or...

If you are just riding around, close to home or commuting, just about any brand will do.

If you are touring long distances, things change dramatically........Reliability and access to service and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-25-2012, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By RoyB
I'm sure some folke will figure out a way to get...

I'm sure some folke will figure out a way to get dirty..........

I'll post the "list" in a day or two.

Come on up! It WILL be a great time!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-25-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By RoyB
Sorry, Dates should be June 8-9-10 Come on...

Sorry, Dates should be June 8-9-10

Come on up and join us! It WILL be a great time!

Be sure to pre-register if ya wanna eat!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-25-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By RoyB
Pemi River Rally, New Hampshire, June 7-8

http://www.yankeebeemers.org/


Join us for 2 nights at the Pemi River Campground (http://www.pemirivercampground.com) in New Hampshire's beautiful White Mountains. June 7-9

This is a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-25-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 292
Posted By RoyB
Pemi River Rally, New Hampshire, June 7-8

http://www.yankeebeemers.org/


Join us for 2 nights at the Pemi River Campground (http://www.pemirivercampground.com) in New Hampshire's beautiful White Mountains. June 7-9

This is a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-26-2011, 03:57 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,842
Posted By RoyB
This thread got real long. Thought I'd refresh it...

This thread got real long. Thought I'd refresh it a bit for folks just tuning in:

COLORS IN THE CATSKILLS 4
30 SEP - 2 OCT, 2011

The rivers have subsided, the major roads have been reopened...
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,831
Posted By RoyB
My understanding is that 2008 was the best year...

My understanding is that 2008 was the best year for the K1200........Near all the fueling bugs have been worked out.

Ride safe!
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,745
Posted By RoyB
JR, Dealing with audio noise in a car is...

JR,

Dealing with audio noise in a car is sometimes near impossible. There are so many grounds and at so many different potentials. I've troubleshot hundreds of aftermarket systems for noise and...
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,831
Posted By RoyB
Read all about the Booster Plug here: ...

Read all about the Booster Plug here:

http://www.boosterplug.com/shop/frontpage.html
Forum: Road warriors 08-30-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,831
Posted By RoyB
Booster Plug install on BMW K1200R Sport

Quick Review of the Booster Plug..........

2007 K1200R Sport, 8K miles.......
Issues: surging at 35mph, stumble on roll-on at 35mph, snatchy throttle off idle in first gear.

OK, to install.......
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2011, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,745
Posted By RoyB
One last thing. These "filters" are available in...

One last thing. These "filters" are available in various voltage outputs. The unit referenced above will only output 5V, which is fine for the Amplirider as it only needs around 3V for full...
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,745
Posted By RoyB
Removing Alternator Whine and ignition noise

I use the Electric Avenue, Amplirider ( http://www.electric-avenues.com/amplirider.html ) in many istallations. I've installed dozens of them for myself and friends. This unit has three inputs and...
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By RoyB
I'm going to install a proper transfer switch and...

I'm going to install a proper transfer switch and be done with it......Thanks
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By RoyB
Damn! Why didn't I think of that. I have an...

Damn! Why didn't I think of that. I have an inductive meter also.

But will it read with no current flowing?
Forum: The Garage 08-28-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 902
Posted By RoyB
Back-Up Generator Alarm.......Help!

I have a large portable generator that I use to backfeed my electric panel during storms.

I disconnect the main and only turn on the circuits I need. All others are off. I feed through my 220V /...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2011, 08:02 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 22,761
Posted By RoyB
NEED!....We don't need no stink'n Moto...

NEED!....We don't need no stink'n Moto Guzzi...........!!!!


But want, lust after, desire, must have, fills hole in heart........Yes!
...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 26,757
Posted By RoyB
http://i397.photobucket.com/albums/pp56/btl68/DSC0...

http://i397.photobucket.com/albums/pp56/btl68/DSC06268.jpg

BEAUTIFUL!

I only suggested 1998 and newer because of parts availability........This one is a WINNER!
Forum: Road warriors 08-26-2011, 09:56 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 26,757
Posted By RoyB
Are you really going to TOUR? If so, and it...

Are you really going to TOUR?

If so, and it means lonely places out west, Canada, Mexico, Alaska..........you need a service network and excellent quick parts availability......

Ducati is out....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-26-2011, 09:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,573
Posted By RoyB
http://rvbprecision.com/motorcycles/hid-headlights...

http://rvbprecision.com/motorcycles/hid-headlights-for-your-bmw-motorcycle.html
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,372
Posted By RoyB
Beautiful "R"...........Thanks!

Beautiful "R"...........Thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2011, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,372
Posted By RoyB
BMW K1200 S/R/Sport Cam Chain Tensioner Install

A quick little How To article for your reading and wrenching enjoyment!

www.rvbprecision.com
Forum: Beasts 07-15-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 301
Posted By RoyB
BMW Cam Chain Tooth Jump Guard install article

I just wrote an article on installing the "Cam Chain Tooth Jump Guard".....

Find it here:

http://rvbprecision.com/

Moderators, feel free to use this article any way you please.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-13-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 281
Posted By RoyB
Damn Yankees Rally in Western Massachusetts, Aug 5-7

http://www.yankeebeemers.org/Damn_Yankees.html

Any brand, anybody.....(no LOUD pipes).........come and have a great time!
Forum: The Garage 07-11-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,551
Posted By RoyB
Porsche 911........Easiest car in the world to...

Porsche 911........Easiest car in the world to work on.........if you drop the engine first!
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2011, 05:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,713
Posted By RoyB
I have a 2001 "numbered" Rossa Mandello that I'm...

I have a 2001 "numbered" Rossa Mandello that I'm thinking about selling...........(Number 89 of 300)

2000 miles. Was in my office as "art" until last year. Engine was fogged, drained, etc. Now...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2011, 05:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,891
Posted By RoyB
http://images115.fotki.com/v607/photos/2/36012/981...

http://images115.fotki.com/v607/photos/2/36012/9815891/P1020764-vi.jpg

http://images51.fotki.com/v1584/photos/2/36012/9815891/P1020780-vi.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 2,916
Views: 500,217
Posted By RoyB
http://images55.fotki.com/v507/photos/3/36012/4293...

http://images55.fotki.com/v507/photos/3/36012/4293098/DSC_0003-vi.jpg

http://images42.fotki.com/v1311/photos/3/36012/6675489/P1010412-vi.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2011, 04:54 AM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 398,974
Posted By RoyB
Hydraulic lifters!!!!!!! About time! I never...

Hydraulic lifters!!!!!!! About time! I never understood why Harley was the only moto company to offer zero valve adjustments.

I can understand extreme high RPM engines. But Moto Guzzi, BMW...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 503,626
Posted By RoyB
NOTHING LIKE IT! A friend and I did the same...

NOTHING LIKE IT!

A friend and I did the same trip in 06. Had the time of our lives!

Take your time.....head down the less used roads for a bit. It all goes by way too fast!
...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2011, 12:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,136
Posted By RoyB
I won money with this question once....... ...

I won money with this question once.......

The loudest sound in the world is a Blue Whale "Clicking". It is a sound they make that is over 150db and can be heard by other whales as far as 5, 000...
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,299
Posted By RoyB
Take the battery out. Solder two wires to the...

Take the battery out. Solder two wires to the battery terminals. These Garage Door remotes run on 12V. Wire into tail-light so power is only applied when bike is "on".

Mount a small "momentary...
Forum: Road warriors 07-07-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,891
Posted By RoyB
Those are the bags I want to mount. But I...

Those are the bags I want to mount.

But I resolved my issue.

With angle grinder and drill, I took apart an old set of GIVI racks I had for an R1100RS and attached them to the PLX racks so I...
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