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Forum: Americas 06-27-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By srpuywa
Blaine WA 6/27/15 ...

Blaine WA 6/27/15

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Forum: Americas 06-26-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 15,231
Posted By srpuywa
I would take the Alaska Marine Highway to...

I would take the Alaska Marine Highway to Bellingham, WA on the way back
Forum: Americas 06-23-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By srpuywa
Leaving Saturday June 27 for a quick ride up to...

Leaving Saturday June 27 for a quick ride up to Blaine and back home then Sunday off to Reno and the start of the four corners ride.

A minor change after reaching the last checkpoint in Maine,...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-16-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 10,439
Posted By srpuywa
sounds like you have never ridden a BMW RT :rofl ...

sounds like you have never ridden a BMW RT :rofl

I'll be putting 10K on it in around 20 days - try that on a little bike
Forum: Road Warriors 06-13-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,364
Posted By srpuywa
I-90 motorsports near Seattle has a leftover new...

I-90 motorsports near Seattle has a leftover new ST1300, almost bought it but got a new RT instead (already owned a black one a few years ago)

Could have saved almost $10K :rofl

...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-13-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,453
Posted By srpuywa
I-90 motorsports near Seattle has a new leftover...

I-90 motorsports near Seattle has a new leftover ST1200, almost bought it but got a BMW RT instead - could have saved almost $10K
...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-12-2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,364
Posted By srpuywa
ST's cook your nuts - Gold Wings lock you in one...

ST's cook your nuts - Gold Wings lock you in one seating position - OK if you fit

at 6-4 I went from GSA to a RT - had to get a custom seat fitted and lowered the pegs
Forum: Road Warriors 06-10-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,910
Posted By srpuywa
I went from a 09 GSA to a 15 RT - faster and...

I went from a 09 GSA to a 15 RT - faster and smoother
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 301
Posted By srpuywa
http://www.suburban-machinery.com/index.htm

http://www.suburban-machinery.com/index.htm
Forum: Road Warriors 06-07-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 279,811
Posted By srpuywa
Rode the Olympic peninsula loop yesterday,...

Rode the Olympic peninsula loop yesterday, typical WA weather from the mid 50's to 90+. But I got a few miles in

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Forum: Road Warriors 06-05-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 279,811
Posted By srpuywa
can you post a pic of the bar risers

can you post a pic of the bar risers
Forum: Americas 06-04-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,098
Posted By srpuywa
if you plan on doing a coastal route Hwy 1 or 101...

if you plan on doing a coastal route Hwy 1 or 101 - it will be slow, usually clogged with RVs
Forum: Road Warriors 06-03-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 279,811
Posted By srpuywa
Yup it' a Rich's in Kingston WA - rode over in...

Yup it' a Rich's in Kingston WA - rode over in the morning and rode back in the afternoon. the seat is in the low position on stock pan

Leaving on a USA Four Corners end of the month
Forum: Road Warriors 06-02-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 279,811
Posted By srpuywa
new seat for the RT

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Forum: Americas 06-01-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,098
Posted By srpuywa
camping takes too much time to set up and take...

camping takes too much time to set up and take down, fetch food, etc... - stay in motels
Forum: Americas 05-29-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,784
Posted By srpuywa
Find a MSR-GK or equilavent - they burn almost...

Find a MSR-GK or equilavent - they burn almost anything

http://www.cascadedesigns.com/msr/blog/evolution-msr-xgk-ex-stove/
Forum: Americas 05-29-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,208
Posted By srpuywa
my wife's family are Indiana Farmers in Ashley...

my wife's family are Indiana Farmers in Ashley :rofl

I just wouldn't ride both ways and the coastline and islands are pretty awesome from the ferry
Forum: Americas 05-28-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,326
Posted By srpuywa
you should do Lolo Pass look up ORF Four...

you should do Lolo Pass

look up ORF Four Corners on FB we have posted a lot of riding info
Forum: Americas 05-28-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,208
Posted By srpuywa
I've driven through quite a bit of Canada almost...

I've driven through quite a bit of Canada almost to Alaska, it all starts to look the same - if it were me I'd take the Alaska Marie Highway back to Bellingham WA :evil
Forum: Americas 05-28-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By srpuywa
I know it will be pretty warm out there and was...

I know it will be pretty warm out there and was thinking about Trans Canada to Sault Ste. Marie. Roads were good?

Both of us are retired Air Force loadmasters and spent a lot of time in hot...
Forum: Americas 05-27-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By srpuywa
30 day count down

if anyone wants to follow on FB --- search for "ORF Four Corners"
just a couple of retired AF guys
Forum: Road Warriors 05-27-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,688
Posted By srpuywa
BMW RT - Cruisers, Gold Wings and BMW K12LTs...

BMW RT - Cruisers, Gold Wings and BMW K12LTs don't fit tall people very well :rofl
Forum: Equipment 04-22-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,909
Posted By srpuywa
cooling vests - do they work?

leaving on a 4 corners ride in July and I picked up a cooling vest. Do they work as advertised?
Forum: Road Warriors 04-20-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,588
Posted By srpuywa
picked up a screw in the rear tire (with 67 miles...

picked up a screw in the rear tire (with 67 miles on it) - plugged it but hopefully getting it replaced under the tire and wheel warranty
Forum: Road Warriors 04-19-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,588
Posted By srpuywa
I picked up a 2015 R1200 RT yesterday

I picked up a 2015 R1200 RT yesterday
Forum: Road Warriors 04-18-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2,636
Views: 436,513
Posted By srpuywa
picked it up today ...

picked it up today

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Forum: Road Warriors 04-18-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,588
Posted By srpuywa
I rode my buddies 09 CVO and looked at new one -...

I rode my buddies 09 CVO and looked at new one - too low to the ground for tall people , that's why I stick to BMWs
Forum: Road Warriors 04-18-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 46,184
Posted By srpuywa
I picked this one up today ...

I picked this one up today

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Forum: Americas 04-15-2015, 08:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,175
Posted By srpuywa
4 corners in July

me and a buddy are doing the four corners in July from WA - CA - FL - ME

any roads to must do and ones to avoid ?
Forum: Road Warriors 04-15-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 279,811
Posted By srpuywa
great write up - I pick mine up in 3 days on...

great write up - I pick mine up in 3 days on Saturday :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,722
Posted By srpuywa
I put mine under the pannier - never dragged or...

I put mine under the pannier - never dragged or blew up (on a GSA)

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Forum: Road Warriors 04-15-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 364,060
Posted By srpuywa
Quite a few years aoo - some non english...

Quite a few years aoo - some non english speaking, no insurance tard left turned in front of me

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Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By srpuywa
the farthest I did off road in one stretch was...

the farthest I did off road in one stretch was Greenwater to Naches in WA. A 600 lb pig is not the ideal bike :rofl
Forum: GS Boxers 04-14-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By srpuywa
I figure the RT will keep me from doing something...

I figure the RT will keep me from doing something stupid off road and the wife likes to go 2 up occasionally.

Me and a buddy are doing the 4 corners of the US in July
...
Forum: Road Warriors 04-13-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,396
Posted By srpuywa
if you are tall - they have no leg room

if you are tall - they have no leg room
Forum: GS Boxers 04-13-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 657
Posted By srpuywa
thanks all

Time to move on - sold my 09 GS/A and picking up a new RT next weekend.

Keep the rubber on the dirt

Scott
Forum: Road Warriors 04-11-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 279,811
Posted By srpuywa
Bought this 2015 RT today, will pick up next Sat...

Bought this 2015 RT today, will pick up next Sat - waiting for the high seat to come in



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Forum: Road Warriors 04-11-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 279,811
Posted By srpuywa
GSA gone and new RT is on the horizon

not riding down dirt roads much and wanting to get back into sport touring looking forward to getting a new RT. my only concern is leg room for a 6-4 old guy
Forum: GS Boxers 03-08-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,238
Posted By srpuywa
try to find a U bag that sits on top of the...

try to find a U bag that sits on top of the panniers

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Forum: GS Boxers 03-06-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,088
Posted By srpuywa
get a GSA its taller than a GS the sergant...

get a GSA its taller than a GS

the sergant seat will scoot you forward - I sold mine
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