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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-27-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,419
Posted By oldspice1972
http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p188/tglorfield...

http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p188/tglorfield/4_ahhhhh_dinner.jpg

Trying to dry my gear around the fire after a day's ride through Iowa and Illinois downpours a few years back. This picture...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 8,528
Posted By oldspice1972
Interesting observation about BMW riders...

Interesting observation about BMW riders comprising a large number of those attending the advanced rider courses. My local BMW club was offered spots in one of the advanced courses a couple years...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,252
Posted By oldspice1972
Up at the MOA rally this summer, a bunch of us...

Up at the MOA rally this summer, a bunch of us took off on a ride to a restaurant in the woods about an hour away from the Twin Cities. We were hitting some of the local "A, B, C" roads and came...
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2014, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,531
Posted By oldspice1972
Had the same thing with my Neotec when I first...

Had the same thing with my Neotec when I first got it. Sent it back to Shoei for the "fix" and it's been fine since. Going on a couple years post-fix and all is good and DRY! Apparently a known...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,399
Posted By oldspice1972
Ram mount and arm for my iPhone 5s coming off one...

Ram mount and arm for my iPhone 5s coming off one of the handlebar bolts. Works like a charm.

http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p188/tglorfield/null_zps8885ec50.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,913
Posted By oldspice1972
This

This
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-27-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 110,759
Posted By oldspice1972
Snow's almost completely gone!!!! ...

Snow's almost completely gone!!!!

http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p188/tglorfield/8257EDAB-8D87-4726-ACD2-D4D6908CEA06_zpsjytzyjyb.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-24-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 46,196
Posted By oldspice1972
http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p188/tglorfield...

http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p188/tglorfield/44_zps2b9689b9.jpg
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,574
Posted By oldspice1972
+1 on the Shure SE215s. They're a little bass...

+1 on the Shure SE215s. They're a little bass heavy which is actually good on the bike since the lows can get washed out by wind noise. I also like that the cords can be molded over your ears to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-18-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 262,093
Posted By oldspice1972
I like the way you think!

I like the way you think!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-17-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 672
Views: 262,093
Posted By oldspice1972
I envy all you guys with the nice, spacious,...

I envy all you guys with the nice, spacious, clean garages - stocked with extra tires, dorm fridges, and HD TVs! We have a two-stall garage that's as old as they come. Slab's all cracked and...
Forum: Road warriors 02-05-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 193,273
Posted By oldspice1972
My local dealer has two in. I threw a leg over...

My local dealer has two in. I threw a leg over one yesterday and started her up. Nice bike, for sure. Between the RT, the new GSA, and the NineT, Motorrad will be selling a buttload of new bikes...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-03-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 137,041
Posted By oldspice1972
Uh, no. That's just not right. Or, it so...

Uh, no. That's just not right.

Or, it so right it's wrong! Good on you for making it home in one piece (at least I hope you made it home in one piece!)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-02-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 14,060
Posted By oldspice1972
Here's mine at the airport - I travel a lot for...

Here's mine at the airport - I travel a lot for work.

http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p188/tglorfield/null_zpsa018b9cb.jpg
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,291
Posted By oldspice1972
Aerostitch sells them too. ...

Aerostitch sells them too.

http://www.aerostich.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=rok&dir=desc&order=relevance

EDIT: Whoops, double post. My bad.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 464,274
Posted By oldspice1972
White GSA spy shot - only because the dealer was...

White GSA spy shot - only because the dealer was closed.

http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p188/tglorfield/963E99BF-545B-406D-AD7C-B1CD649B6EB6_zpsnj1z081n.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-26-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3,036
Views: 770,049
Posted By oldspice1972
http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p188/tglorfield...

http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p188/tglorfield/DC07C7C1-5B56-4E08-9F9A-B827ABF16264_zpsjwuncom6.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 01-25-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 464,274
Posted By oldspice1972
Nice video - thanks for posting. I noticed...

Nice video - thanks for posting.

I noticed this in another online video somewhere, of the RT, not the GSA. Why do the LED "rings" seem to flicker on/off intermittently? Almost like there's a...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,245
Posted By oldspice1972
Another thumbs up for the Echo. Have used them...

Another thumbs up for the Echo. Have used them on every helmet I've had and they continue to perform admirably.
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,832
Posted By oldspice1972
Had the naked Mana 850 for a few years and it was...

Had the naked Mana 850 for a few years and it was a great bike. Most of the maintenance is pretty straight-forward and doable by youself, if you're so inclined. Some of the bigger maintenance...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,487
Posted By oldspice1972
If you're using a smartphone with BT, any one of...

If you're using a smartphone with BT, any one of the BT communicators (Sena, Scala, Chatterbox, etc.) will allow you pair your phone to the device. I have a Sena SMH-10 that I use with my iPhone and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-04-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 48,167
Posted By oldspice1972
http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p188/tglorfield...

http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p188/tglorfield/Loaded_up.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-09-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 219,418
Posted By oldspice1972
Got it just in time for some snow to dump on us,...

Got it just in time for some snow to dump on us, so can't show it off just yet.

http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p188/tglorfield/DC07C7C1-5B56-4E08-9F9A-B827ABF16264_zpsjwuncom6.jpg
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,033
Posted By oldspice1972
T-shirt, then Warm 'n Safe liner, then Belstaff...

T-shirt, then Warm 'n Safe liner, then Belstaff Discovery, without the liner - works like a champ. No wind leakage.
Forum: Equipment 11-29-2013, 03:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,242
Posted By oldspice1972
+1 (or is it +5 or +6 by now?) on the Hippo...

+1 (or is it +5 or +6 by now?) on the Hippo Hands/heated grips combo. Although shipping to the US was a bit steep, as others have mentioned, the HHs are of very high quality and do an excellent job...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-28-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 830,841
Posted By oldspice1972
Yeah, BMW doesn't give folks much choice of...

Yeah, BMW doesn't give folks much choice of colors for the RT -- what shade of gray would you like? In my case, "we'll just mix all the drab colors together and put some swooshes on there." Thanks,...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2,105
Views: 334,007
Posted By oldspice1972
I seem to the the only one who thinks the current...

I seem to the the only one who thinks the current RT is, by far, the best looking RT of all. I don't know what it is, but it just "works" for me. Color me weird, I guess.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-26-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5,949
Views: 355,009
Posted By oldspice1972
Stopped in today and met the crew. Seem like a...

Stopped in today and met the crew. Seem like a bunch of good guys. I was very (pleasantly) surprised that they had one of each current Triumph model on the floor. Even have a Trophy as a demo! ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-26-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 830,841
Posted By oldspice1972
Here's my old Aprilia Mana packed up for a 10-day...

Here's my old Aprilia Mana packed up for a 10-day trip to the SE. Dry bag full of clothes and my Kermit chair strapped to the back seat, camping gear in the topbox, and tools, food, and assorted...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-23-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,309
Posted By oldspice1972
Yep, normal. My '12 RT does the same thing so...

Yep, normal. My '12 RT does the same thing so has every bike I've owned.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-18-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3,591
Views: 1,535,592
Posted By oldspice1972
That, right there, is pretty darn cool. I don't...

That, right there, is pretty darn cool. I don't recall any chicks riding their motorbikes to my high school.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-02-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 464,274
Posted By oldspice1972
Wait, there's a new, water-cooled boxer???? When...

Wait, there's a new, water-cooled boxer???? When will we be able to see it in a bike? I'm guessing the GS will be first.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-01-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 784
Views: 102,959
Posted By oldspice1972
Rode a roommate's little 125 Honda a lot one...

Rode a roommate's little 125 Honda a lot one summer during my college days back in the 90s, then didn't pick anything up until I was in my late 30s. I bought a PIaggio MP3 (yes, one of those crazy,...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 618
Views: 159,275
Posted By oldspice1972
http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p188/tglorfield...

http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p188/tglorfield/null_zpsaa25fa9b.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1,200
Views: 193,273
Posted By oldspice1972
They do the same thing every year about this...

They do the same thing every year about this time. I was offered the $1500 deal last November when I picked up my 2012 RT.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-23-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 219,418
Posted By oldspice1972
Should be getting this one in a few weeks.... ...

Should be getting this one in a few weeks....

http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p188/tglorfield/BOX3R_zps59e1a847.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-20-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 137,041
Posted By oldspice1972
http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p188/tglorfield...

http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p188/tglorfield/null_zps6064f137.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-18-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By oldspice1972
The regional forums have tag threads that are...

The regional forums have tag threads that are similar to what you're talking about, but they're limited to a particular geographical region. Not sure if there's a national or worldwide "tag" thread...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2013, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 464,274
Posted By oldspice1972
Anyone have an idea as to what this thing is? ...

Anyone have an idea as to what this thing is? Looks like a little glove box or something.

http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p188/tglorfield/P90134600-highRes_zpse563af11.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2,553
Views: 464,274
Posted By oldspice1972
Wow, that looks a lot better than the spy pics...

Wow, that looks a lot better than the spy pics we've seen, at least I think so. Looking forward to the new RT when it finally breaks cover.
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