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Forum: Road warriors 11-06-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By Big-B
It isn't as bad as you think until things start...

It isn't as bad as you think until things start falling apart in the box as you pull it apart. My ST had the same issue, currently it's in pcs in my living room. Glad I took lots of pictures. Do...
Forum: Road warriors 10-21-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,918
Posted By Big-B
My ST has 67,000 miles on it with very few...

My ST has 67,000 miles on it with very few issues. Not sure where you get the high maintenance charge from. It's a simple bike to work on and I can do a complete service on it myself in about an...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,967
Views: 403,619
Posted By Big-B
WTB SV650 in pheonix area

Ideally an 05 or newer with low miles for under $3800.

Briab

bdanderson72@hotmail.com
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By Big-B
Thanks, I was thinking kenda K761 or the Shinko...

Thanks, I was thinking kenda K761 or the Shinko 750. Both are inexpensive and seem to get decent reviews.

Brian
Forum: Thumpers 03-12-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 766
Posted By Big-B
street tires on 21" front and 18" rear?

I just bought a 2001 520 EXC and plan to do quite a bit of street riding with it. Do people ever run a street tire on them without switching to 17" wheels? Just don't have $1200 right now for 17"...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-12-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,787
Posted By Big-B
street tires on 21" front and 18" rear?

I just bought a 2001 520 EXC and plan to do quite a bit of street riding with it. Do people ever run a street tire on them without switching to 17" wheels? Just don't have $1200 right now for 17"...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-04-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 328
Posted By Big-B
Join The Yanyeebeemers for the Whackey Hat Campout Sept 23rd - 25th in Eastford, CT

The Whackey Hat Campout

http://i121.photobucket.com/albums/o229/brianvtx/wackeyhat.jpg

The Whackey Hat (formerly the Wacky Hat) is the last campout of the season. It used to be held in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-20-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 844
Posted By Big-B
I'm going.

I'm going.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-22-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,925
Posted By Big-B
Nuvi 500 and mapsource compatibility

I currently have a 2720 but it seems to be on it's last leg. One of the options i was considering was a Nuvi 500 or 550 but i'm not sure it will accept routes created in mapsource? I use mapsource...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-22-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 927
Posted By Big-B
My 2720 has been doing the same thing lately, i...

My 2720 has been doing the same thing lately, i just started researching new options. I have always liked the street pilot models. I don't have the money for a zumo so i think my option will be a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-11-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,226
Posted By Big-B
Nope, Planning my escape to Canada. Not really...

Nope, Planning my escape to Canada. Not really planning yet, just thinking. I have to do something during the winter, why not plan a trip that i'll eventually take. Maybe begining of sept, but i...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-10-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,226
Posted By Big-B
Prince Edward Island

Coming from Massachusetts is there anything to see on PEI on the way up to Nova Scotia and the Cabot Trail. I heard the bridge is cool, maybe it's worth just driving across the bridge and back. Is it...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 301,108
Posted By Big-B
If you guys are BMWMOA members you know about the...

If you guys are BMWMOA members you know about the MOA anonymous book. That has a directory of people willing to help out riders in all areas of the country. Some provide breakdown help some provide...
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2010, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,485
Posted By Big-B
Ya it looks like looking glass falls to me. Rt...

Ya it looks like looking glass falls to me. Rt 276 just south of the BRP. I was there 2 weeks ago, i can't wait to go back.

Brian
Forum: Road warriors 03-03-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,651
Posted By Big-B
Love mine, i don't know what i'm going to do when...

Love mine, i don't know what i'm going to do when i need a new bike. I agree with the other headlight comments as well.

Brian
Ashland, Mass.
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-18-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By Big-B
thanks guys, it was the "Seasonal Road Closings" ...

thanks guys, it was the "Seasonal Road Closings"

Brian
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-18-2010, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 796
Posted By Big-B
Garmin Mapsource Question

I'm planing a route using garmin mapsource. So far i have the route planned from Mass. to the beginning of skyline drive. I want to continue down skyline drive but every time i try to make my route...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 29,720
Posted By Big-B
They don't have and large left. If anyone has a...

They don't have and large left. If anyone has a large in black and gray for sale let me know. You can e-mail me at bdanderson72@hotmail.com

Thanks,

Brian Anderson
Ashland, Mass.
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2010, 07:08 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 29,720
Posted By Big-B
Hope that helps. New Enough has a few left at...

Hope that helps. New Enough has a few left at $150, but if you offer less....:D[/quote]


I plan to order a large from new enough. If you offer less.... what are you saying? :evil
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 29,720
Posted By Big-B
Can someone help me with sizing on a 2009 Rainer...

Can someone help me with sizing on a 2009 Rainer Jacket. According to the charts i'm right on the edge of Med. and Large.
5'-6" tall
170 lbs
42 Chest
32 sleeve
32 waist
37 around stomach...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2010, 12:22 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 17,952
Posted By Big-B
Last week I was told they have 8 on the way, not...

Last week I was told they have 8 on the way, not all of them were taken yet either.

Brian
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 338
Views: 109,490
Posted By Big-B
Thanks for sharing a great report and posting so...

Thanks for sharing a great report and posting so many great pictures. I met you in the Best Western hotel lobby in VT at the begining of your trip you guys were heading north and i was heading south,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-30-2009, 09:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By Big-B
Anyone from the Millinocket ME area?

I will be staying over there this Wed night (Aug 2nd). Are most of the dirt roads in the area passable with a street bike (BMW R1200ST)? I plan to leave early wed moring and head up the Golden Rd...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-28-2009, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By Big-B
I'm looking for moose near Rangley Lake, ME

About 20 years ago i vacationed on Rangley Lake in ME and there were moose everywhere, just cruise the back roads in the early morning and you would see them. I will be riding through that area next...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 197,904
Posted By Big-B
Helmet mounted camera

I know they make helmet mount video cameras, but have you ever seen a helmet mount digital camera that just takes photos?

Brian
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2009, 07:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,494
Posted By Big-B
I ride a BMW R1200ST. I have ridden both the...

I ride a BMW R1200ST. I have ridden both the multi and the tiger. When i got off the multi i almost traded my ST in for it. I considered if for a few months and even had my BMW up for sale for a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-08-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 391,232
Posted By Big-B
River road is nice and it's paved. Watch out...

River road is nice and it's paved. Watch out though, there are a lot of patches and pot holes in some areas. It's heavily traveled by kayakers and rafters.
Forum: Road warriors 04-23-2009, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By Big-B
I wish they would but i kinda doubt it.

I wish they would but i kinda doubt it.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 391,232
Posted By Big-B
looks like it's moving west.

looks like it's moving west.
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,378
Posted By Big-B
I love mine, and i love that people think it's...

I love mine, and i love that people think it's ugly.

http://i121.photobucket.com/albums/o229/brianvtx/P1010534.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-27-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5,409
Views: 391,232
Posted By Big-B
I agree, most of the time i'm 5 minutes to late...

I agree, most of the time i'm 5 minutes to late and someone else gets it. Either way it was still a good ride.

Brianbmw
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-02-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By Big-B
Need help getting a RI title.

Back in the fall i bought a 2004 Suzuki Intruder. I was hoping maybe my wife would learn how to ride it, but unfourtunatly she has no intrest. I got a good deal on the bike but the guy didn't have...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,804
Posted By Big-B
I'm not sure anyone has mentioned it yet but i...

I'm not sure anyone has mentioned it yet but i think the biggest difference will be in resale value. I think BMW's hold their value better then just about any other bike on the market right now. ...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,183
Posted By Big-B
I have a 67 but it's not for sale. My dad was the...

I have a 67 but it's not for sale. My dad was the original owner. I still have all of the original paper work. $649 new in 67.

http://i121.photobucket.com/albums/o229/brianvtx/Scrambler3.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-18-2009, 06:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 23,902
Posted By Big-B
I bought some used Ohlins. I called Ohlins with...

I bought some used Ohlins. I called Ohlins with the numbers off the shock and they were able to tell me what weight rider the springs were for. Luckily for me i'm all set.

Brian
Forum: Old's Cool 02-04-2009, 11:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,654
Posted By Big-B
Jim at EB has the best customer service i have...

Jim at EB has the best customer service i have ever recieved. Through e-mail he answered all of my questions on electrical components i didn't even buy from him. With his help i was able to wire my...
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,835
Posted By Big-B
Performance cycles in shrewsbury Mass. has a...

Performance cycles in shrewsbury Mass. has a leftover sprint ST. It's an 06 i think and it's brand new silver. I think last time i was in there they wanted just over 7 grand for it will hard bags. ...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4,644
Views: 1,174,135
Posted By Big-B
How is the power on the TW 200's? I'm looking to...

How is the power on the TW 200's? I'm looking to add a dual sport to the garage, but i just imagine the 200 would be kind of slow. I love the looks of the fat tires, and they look like a blast to...
Forum: Face plant 01-08-2009, 07:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,546
Posted By Big-B
sorry to here that. My prayers are with you

sorry to here that. My prayers are with you
Forum: Equipment 12-30-2008, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 510
Posted By Big-B
Etymotic Research ER 6I ear buds great customer service

I got a pair of these for Christmas and they are amazing. Block out more ambient noise then anything else i ever tried. The one problem i had was they hurt my ears. The company sells different...
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