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Forum: Equipment 08-19-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 43,147
Posted By Rinty
For RX100 owners who want to learn more about...

For RX100 owners who want to learn more about their cameras, and shooting techniques, Gary Friedman recently released this book:

http://friedmanarchives.com/RX100/

Here's another book, that's...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,356
Posted By Rinty
I wonder how long it will take the aftermarket to...

I wonder how long it will take the aftermarket to develop a deflector. Something in clear plastic wouldn't look too bad.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-06-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,543
Posted By Rinty
I figured it had to be something like that. ...

I figured it had to be something like that.

We'll give the brew pub a look, next time we're in town, and I see there's another place, Brannigan's, that looks promising.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-05-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,543
Posted By Rinty
[QUOTE=kenbob;24523587]Well.... Mooses is still a...

[QUOTE=kenbob;24523587]Well.... Mooses is still a happenin place.../QUOTE]

Main street Kalispell used to be such a happening place in the seventies, with a good selection of pubs. Now all of them...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-22-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,543
Posted By Rinty
I once rode up the Beartooth Plateau, wearing...

I once rode up the Beartooth Plateau, wearing jeans. Lesson learned....:D

Great pic.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,543
Posted By Rinty
Fantastic. Some of the work positions are...

Fantastic.

Some of the work positions are scary.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-16-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,543
Posted By Rinty
That's a rough place. I'm careful in there, and...

That's a rough place. I'm careful in there, and don't make any stops.

Ah, the Rattlesnake Grade, and the Grande Ronde. :thumb

...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-16-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 1,659
Views: 274,802
Posted By Rinty
My comp to you too Krime, on that pic. I would...

My comp to you too Krime, on that pic. I would have been concerned about shooting into the sun, but with digital you're never wasting film. :D
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 30,122
Posted By Rinty
That's a tough act to follow. :norton

That's a tough act to follow. :norton
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,534
Posted By Rinty
Never let a few splines get between you, and BMW...

Never let a few splines get between you, and BMW ownership. :D

And there's lots of great deals on Oilers out there.
Forum: Road warriors 05-01-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,947
Posted By Rinty
You've got a nice variety of machines in the...

You've got a nice variety of machines in the stable. :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 54,376
Posted By Rinty
Very clever. Loved your chameleon shots.

Very clever.

Loved your chameleon shots.
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,431
Posted By Rinty
X-Tra fit

I did a bit of research on the X-Tra fit, and found out that it is actually the name of the technology used in the Held gloves. According to their website, the two models of glove that have it are...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-11-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,543
Posted By Rinty
Here's the site that gives daily updates: ...

Here's the site that gives daily updates:

http://home.nps.gov/applications/glac/roadstatus/roadstatus.cfm
Forum: Airheads 02-15-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,681
Posted By Rinty
Alex: You should be able to road test it in a...

Alex: You should be able to road test it in a few weeks. :thumb

Are you adding a section to your DIY site?
Forum: Canada 02-09-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,536
Posted By Rinty
http://www.icbc.com/autoplan/buy-renew-autoplan

http://www.icbc.com/autoplan/buy-renew-autoplan
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 362
Views: 54,376
Posted By Rinty
Tiff: Just read your article in the MOA...

Tiff:

Just read your article in the MOA News. Well done!
Forum: Road warriors 11-30-2013, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8,095
Views: 1,225,294
Posted By Rinty
The Motus has wormed its way into my head (it's...

The Motus has wormed its way into my head (it's funny how this happens with certain machines, like Yamaha TDMs and 906 Pasos). But I don't see the company jumping through all the Transport Canada...
Forum: Airheads 11-16-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 366
Views: 46,889
Posted By Rinty
Good to see you posting again, Scott, and glad...

Good to see you posting again, Scott, and glad you got it running.
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 54,376
Posted By Rinty
With those Lemurs around, I'd be staying about a...

With those Lemurs around, I'd be staying about a month on that island!

Enjoying your report!
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2013, 10:03 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 102,867
Posted By Rinty
Wonderful road report, Candiya. It brought the...

Wonderful road report, Candiya. It brought the poignancy of Ghost Rider back to me.
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,682
Posted By Rinty
Well done, Kevin; very enjoyable. :thumb ...

Well done, Kevin; very enjoyable. :thumb

Watch your teeth on that peanut brittle.
Forum: Airheads 09-18-2013, 10:12 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,598
Posted By Rinty
I had an RS for 15 years, and had no issues with...

I had an RS for 15 years, and had no issues with the stock sidestand. My tech welded a little tang onto it, which I could easily push down with the heel of my boot.

On my current bike, a Hexhead...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,293
Posted By Rinty
Fantastic - thanks for posting. :thumb

Fantastic - thanks for posting. :thumb
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 87,082
Posted By Rinty
If you can try on all three at the show, within a...

If you can try on all three at the show, within a short time frame, that would be the ideal way to help you decide. I tried on the Schuberth and Neotec at the same store, and there was a marked...
Forum: Road warriors 09-04-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8,095
Views: 1,225,294
Posted By Rinty
Great looking bike. Is it just me, or does it...

Great looking bike. Is it just me, or does it bear some resemblance to a TDM 950 - a beefier TDM perhaps?

I wonder what a flat plane triple sounds like?
Forum: Airheads 09-01-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 917
Views: 148,706
Posted By Rinty
The high compression ones have iron cylinders,...

The high compression ones have iron cylinders, and I don't know if the Airhead experts can tell them apart from Nicasil cylinders, just by looking at them.

My buddy, found out his '79 was high...
Forum: Airheads 09-01-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 917
Views: 148,706
Posted By Rinty
I wonder if that one has the 9.5:1 compression...

I wonder if that one has the 9.5:1 compression ratio?
Forum: Canada 09-01-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,900
Posted By Rinty
:lol3 On a related note, Diane Francis has...

:lol3

On a related note, Diane Francis has an excellent column in the August 27 Financial Post, on where Jeff Bezos is taking the Washington Post. I couldn't get it to link, because I haven't...
Forum: Equipment 08-30-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,875
Posted By Rinty
I'm too scared to smell mine, but I do wear thin...

I'm too scared to smell mine, but I do wear thin polypropylene socks, to maximize wicking.
Forum: Canada 08-30-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,900
Posted By Rinty
I read the A section of the Globe daily so I can...

I read the A section of the Globe daily so I can keep tabs on Central Canada's view of what is going on out West. :D I like the paper's writers, regardless of whether I agree with their positions....
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 43,147
Posted By Rinty
Yes. You guys are prompting me to more fully...

Yes. You guys are prompting me to more fully investigate this camera's features (including HDR, which looks interesting). :D

It's nice to see the enthusiasm that the reviewers have for this...
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 369
Views: 43,147
Posted By Rinty
Thanks. That's the Old Spiral Highway, out of...

Thanks. That's the Old Spiral Highway, out of Lewiston, Idaho. But I was just driving it, that day:

http://rinty.smugmug.com/Other/Oregon-Trip-2013/i-9CDgZWs/0/XL/Car%20Trip%202013%20054-XL.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-28-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,373
Posted By Rinty
+1. Went through there in my sports car in the...

+1. Went through there in my sports car in the rain, a few months ago. It was fun.
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 369
Views: 43,147
Posted By Rinty
Here's a pic from my new RX100. I'm not a photog,...

Here's a pic from my new RX100. I'm not a photog, and I shoot on auto, with no subsequent editing. It was raining when I took this:

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,527
Posted By Rinty
Which is not easy to do, in Holland.

Which is not easy to do, in Holland.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-24-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,527
Posted By Rinty
Well I wish I could time warp back and retrieve...

Well I wish I could time warp back and retrieve that old LD; they're worth a lot of dough now.

That one had no front brake, as the brake lever was the throttle. Oh, and let me tell you about the...
Forum: Vendors 08-23-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,300
Posted By Rinty
I don't have a GS, but if I did I would install a...

I don't have a GS, but if I did I would install a Remus. I like them for their quality, the sound, and the weight reduction. Remus builds OEM stuff for BMW, and they have a huge R & D department.
...
Forum: Airheads 08-22-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,867
Posted By Rinty
That only took 4 posts...:lol3

That only took 4 posts...:lol3
Forum: EMEA 08-19-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,245
Posted By Rinty
You might want to pick up a copy of John...

You might want to pick up a copy of John Hermann's book about touring the Alps:

http://www.amazon.ca/Motorcycle-Journeys-Through-Alps-Beyond/dp/1884313701
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