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Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 70,783
Posted By richb2222
I've had the bike for 2&1/2 years and it came...

I've had the bike for 2&1/2 years and it came with system 2 cases, which don't have the smooth lids. I waited and waited and finally found two used system 3 cases at a decent price each. Last month I...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-19-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 70,783
Posted By richb2222
Put fork gaiters on my '88 K75S and had the side...

Put fork gaiters on my '88 K75S and had the side cases painted. Waiting on steel-braided brake lines to arrive.

http://i1060.photobucket.com/albums/t446/detbmw/IMG_2084_zpsm11wfowy.jpg
Forum: Photos 01-31-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 7,693
Views: 2,672,594
Posted By richb2222
On the door to the head in a gas station I stop...

On the door to the head in a gas station I stop in regularly. We do make a purchase to support the business.

http://i1060.photobucket.com/albums/t446/detbmw/IMG_1998_zpslhkdtulo.jpg
Forum: Photos 12-29-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 7,693
Views: 2,672,594
Posted By richb2222
A group of riders meet at a local restaurant once...

A group of riders meet at a local restaurant once a week to tell lies, I mean, discuss riding. You have to walk through the drive-through lane to get to the front door. This sign is placed just...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 11-08-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 2,294,100
Posted By richb2222
I like the last couple stories. I'm never that...

I like the last couple stories. I'm never that quick with a comeback (asshat guy). But now I'm really confused. I have a buddy with an 1150 GS, an R100RS that he restored to showroom condition, and a...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-27-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 2,294,100
Posted By richb2222
And then sneezed! That's good; I never have...

And then sneezed!

That's good; I never have a comeback ready.

I have to walk a ways to the parking garage at work, almost always wearing a hi-viz jacket. On nice days I get "Nice day to ride a...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-25-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 2,294,100
Posted By richb2222
Some buds and I were riding from Texas to...

Some buds and I were riding from Texas to Birmingham recently headed to the Vintage Festival. We stopped at a Pilot truck/car stop and I'm in the head taking a leak, still wearing my red one-piece...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-17-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,231
Posted By richb2222
A group of five of us are riding from East Texas...

A group of five of us are riding from East Texas to Barber on Friday the 10th. Everyone else's rides sound a lot more fun. We are slabbing it 500+ miles there and back on I20.
Forum: Road Warriors 08-24-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 31,246
Posted By richb2222
I have two riding buddies who are ace mechanics,...

I have two riding buddies who are ace mechanics, my bike has been on their lifts a number of times. They are the reason my bike is still screaming down the road.
Forum: Road Warriors 08-17-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 31,246
Posted By richb2222
My 2000 R1100RT, bought it three years ago with...

My 2000 R1100RT, bought it three years ago with 113K on it. It rolled over to 150K a week ago. I've put 36,606 on it (plus another 9K on my 1988 K75S in two years).
...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-28-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 2,294,100
Posted By richb2222
I'm taking the muffler off my K75S right now! You...

I'm taking the muffler off my K75S right now! You may have just saved my life.


Rich
Forum: Old's Cool 05-17-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 70,783
Posted By richb2222
Vintage K Bike Luv

If you ever get tired of that tank bra, I'll buy it from you. I have a K75S and I've been picking up accessories for it over the last two years. I now have an '80s tank bag and a BMW K75S bike cover....
Forum: GS Boxers 12-17-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,622
Posted By richb2222
I bought an R1100RT with 113K on it (paid <$4K)....

I bought an R1100RT with 113K on it (paid <$4K). What I did not understand was that the final drive was shot. With a buddy providing free labor to get it off and back on the bike, it cost me $550 to...
Forum: Equipment 08-13-2013, 05:10 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 316,775
Posted By richb2222
That's a great sticker!

That's a great sticker!
Forum: Old's Cool 08-09-2013, 04:00 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 70,783
Posted By richb2222
That's terrible, I hope you were able to walk...

That's terrible, I hope you were able to walk away from it. The brick looks totaled.
Forum: Photos 06-08-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 11,381
Views: 3,921,068
Posted By richb2222
Red Brick

Here is my red brick.

http://i1060.photobucket.com/albums/t446/detbmw/Redbrick2_zps79001dc9.jpg
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-19-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By richb2222
I wrote up a post on our club blog here: ...

I wrote up a post on our club blog here:

http://etbeemers.blogspot.com/2013/05/first-annual-texas-national-picnic.html

I posted all of the pictures there. We should have a group photo posted...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-17-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By richb2222
We now have cake, door prizes (donated by the BMW...

We now have cake, door prizes (donated by the BMW MOA & RA), and about 30 free back issues of moto-magazines. Hope to see some folks tomorrow. We plan to grab the northern-most pavilion at the rest...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-08-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 678
Posted By richb2222
Texas National Picnic - Saturday, May 18th, 2013

The East Texas BMW Plus club is holding the first Texas National Picnic at noon on Saturday, May 18th, 2013 at Love's Lookout Visitor Center. The Visitor's Center is located on the east side of HWY...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,933
Posted By richb2222
We have this in the house, I'm gonna try it.

We have this in the house, I'm gonna try it.
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,933
Posted By richb2222
Thanks for the info, that's what I needed.

Thanks for the info, that's what I needed.
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,933
Posted By richb2222
Cleaning stains off a textile jacket

I now have two jackets, one Aerostich and one Tourmaster that both have stains on them, road grime, oil, or something.

What is the best way to clean them?

Also, I read somewhere that there is...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-29-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 70,783
Posted By richb2222
No problem, I'm glad to help. You might...

No problem, I'm glad to help.

You might want to take a look at motobrick.com , there is a ton of brick info there.

Rich
Forum: Old's Cool 12-27-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 70,783
Posted By richb2222
I put an Aeroflow on my K75S and it really made a...

I put an Aeroflow on my K75S and it really made a difference with regard to the volume of air that was hitting my head. I also have an Aeroflow on my R1100RT and it really made a difference.

I...
Forum: Photos 08-24-2011, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 609,003
Posted By richb2222
284472 Me and granddaughter on my RT. ...

284472

Me and granddaughter on my RT.

When we finished our second ride on the RT, she had her mouth open wide and said, “Pa, I’ve been smiling so much my mouth has frozen open!”
Forum: Photos 08-24-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2,188
Views: 609,003
Posted By richb2222
Nice! I have a black 2000 R1100RT. Planing an...

Nice! I have a black 2000 R1100RT. Planing an Arkansas trip in September. Yet to do the Dragon.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-19-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17,330
Views: 11,178,761
Posted By richb2222
make sure you pick the right bike. ...

make sure you pick the right bike.

http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTth5NmjqL9qWt8waRllHX4rALAFlPFG_gV8P9IRpMgU6xh7uFlkA
Forum: Photos 08-10-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 170,192
Posted By richb2222
I read somewhere (unofficial) that the bike the...

I read somewhere (unofficial) that the bike the Fonz rode in Happy Days and the bike Steve McQueen rode in the Great Escape were one and the same.


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- rich
R11100RT
Forum: Equipment 07-31-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,139
Posted By richb2222
I bought a Scorpion (hi-viz) two weeks ago. I...

I bought a Scorpion (hi-viz) two weeks ago. I read a post at Motorcycle Superstore about them running small. By the sizing chart I was at the top end of a large. I ordered an XL and it fits perfect....
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 667
Posted By richb2222
Finding the right GMRS for Midland BT2

I have ordered the Midland BT2 Bluetooth Intercom System. A couple of guys I have started riding with have the same gear. But if we are all going to communicate, we have to have radios. I found the...
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