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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-31-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 34,258
Views: 8,399,986
Posted By EsquireTed
Sigh. Here it is in language we can all...

Sigh.

Here it is in language we can all understand (except for gen-xers who may not get the reference...)

When riding at moderate speeds on twisty roads with limited passing potential, Goofus...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-18-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 34,258
Views: 8,399,986
Posted By EsquireTed
I was engaged in a bit of excessively spirited...

I was engaged in a bit of excessively spirited riding on Skyline about 15 years ago and passed an oncoming ranger in a corner. I immediately pulled off as I knew he had me, and a minute later he...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 192,400
Posted By EsquireTed
:lurk Enjoying the report, thanks for...

:lurk

Enjoying the report, thanks for posting it - safe travels, looking forward to the next installment!
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By EsquireTed
Odd, I checked the Aerostich website...

Odd, I checked the Aerostich website (http://www.aerostich.com/clothing/footwear/combat-touring-boots/cbt-boot-straps.html) and called this morning and they had neither length in stock and had no...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 440
Posted By EsquireTed
PSA: Combat Touring Boot Straps

So I threw on my trusty CBTs this morning and was surprised when one of the latches snapped shut but the boot didn't snug up. Crap, the strap broke. So I hop onto the Aerostich site and order a new...
Forum: Equipment 06-03-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By EsquireTed
Unfortunately Motorcycle Superstore no longer...

Unfortunately Motorcycle Superstore no longer carries these - and MotoNation, while only wanting $10, adds a $5 shipping and handling and then either offers $12 UPS ground (which takes forever) or...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By EsquireTed
FWIW, I just picked up the JVC GCXA1BUS...

FWIW, I just picked up the JVC GCXA1BUS (waterproof with no special housing needed, wifi, true HD, image stabil, 170-degree lens, etc.) for $99 at Best Buy.
Forum: EMEA 01-29-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By EsquireTed
Thanks Michael! I will drop Stefan a note - I am...

Thanks Michael! I will drop Stefan a note - I am not sure I need the bike for a full week, was more hoping for an under-$500 Monday through Friday. Any idea what it takes to get from Frankfurt...
Forum: EMEA 01-27-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 483
Posted By EsquireTed
Kitchen Pass to SE Germany

Hi Folks,

After nearly a year of dropping hints and making subtle suggestions I finally came right out and said, "to celebrate my birthday this year I would like to take a 7 day trip to Germany...
Forum: Europe 01-27-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 321
Posted By EsquireTed
A Kitchen Pass to Germany - April, 2014

Moved to Trip Planning where it belongs :)
Forum: Equipment 01-21-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,303
Posted By EsquireTed
All given out and hopefully all PMs replied to. ...

All given out and hopefully all PMs replied to. One left waiting to see if the person who first spoke can use it by the 01/27 deadline, else it goes to next in line.

These are being given away at...
Forum: Equipment 01-15-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,303
Posted By EsquireTed
From Motoshow - Twisted Throttle Promo Code

Picked up a few cards at the DC Moto Show for 15% off next purchase from Twisted Throttle:
Code: IMSDC14-ENAZLR

Have a few more as well.
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 113,011
Posted By EsquireTed
Both already snagged - ordering tires, if anyone...

Both already snagged - ordering tires, if anyone has one I'd sure appreciate!
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2013, 05:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,475
Posted By EsquireTed
Very much enjoying the trip, thanks for posting! ...

Very much enjoying the trip, thanks for posting!

I noticed you have a Gaz stove - I have a Gaz 470 as well (along with the wonderful lantern/cup warmer attachment) that has always been a great...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,247
Posted By EsquireTed
Aerostich is sold out of the amber cleated sole -...

Aerostich is sold out of the amber cleated sole - no idea when they will get more in, "maybe by August..."
Forum: Equipment 07-02-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,247
Posted By EsquireTed
Combat Touring Boot Resole

Hi Folks,

The time has come to Resole the boots. I called Aerostich and they recommended Sole Performance aka FactoryResole - calling them however I learned they do not use the amber Sidi sole...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-16-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 17,422
Posted By EsquireTed
Comparing motorcycle-only checkpoints to border...

Comparing motorcycle-only checkpoints to border control checkpoints is a bit of a red herring - the point isn't that everyone is being stopped, it is that only motorcycles are being stopped. And...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-09-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 17,422
Posted By EsquireTed
If you want this to change, write your...

If you want this to change, write your Representative and Senators. If your House member is on this list of cosponsors:
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.uscongress/legislation.113hr1861
Thank him or her. ...
Forum: Equipment 03-19-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 738
Posted By EsquireTed
Well I got out the Leatherman and solved the...

Well I got out the Leatherman and solved the mystery. It was a piece of wicked hard leather from one of the side buckle punch outs, maybe 1/8 inch in diameter and the same thick. It had been hiding...
Forum: Equipment 03-16-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 738
Posted By EsquireTed
Combat Touring Boot Oddity

Hi Folks,

I was off the bike from November until yesterday while my wrist was rebuilt and healing up, to say I was looking forward to that first ride would be a massive understatement. As I slung...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-17-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 34,258
Views: 8,399,986
Posted By EsquireTed
It's obvious what happened. He got too low, his...

It's obvious what happened. He got too low, his gremlin bell pinched between the frame and the pavement, kicked up and locked the back wheel. Then he had to, you know, lay 'er down.
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 24,542
Posted By EsquireTed
That is not a fungus, it is a fruit from an Osage...

That is not a fungus, it is a fruit from an Osage Orange tree :D

Great trip report!

EDIT: Slow poster me - Osage Orange = Hedge Apple - click the pic for more....
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 113,011
Posted By EsquireTed
Worked like a charm - thanks!

Worked like a charm - thanks!
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 818
Views: 113,011
Posted By EsquireTed
PM Sent :D

PM Sent :D
Forum: Equipment 09-15-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 22,669
Posted By EsquireTed
I am trying to decide between the SMH5 and SMH...

I am trying to decide between the SMH5 and SMH 10. Anyone have experience with both the 10 and the 5 with the larger speaker upgrade? Primarily interested in whether the sound internals (loudness,...
Forum: Americas 06-20-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,599
Posted By EsquireTed
I always stop at Day's Carryout on Rt. 1 just...

I always stop at Day's Carryout on Rt. 1 just after Yarmouth for fried clams on the way up the coast. Red's has improved a lot over the years (anyone remember the two old windjammers run up on the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 26,335
Posted By EsquireTed
Subscribed! Just the trip I hope to take.

Subscribed!

Just the trip I hope to take.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-04-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,399
Posted By EsquireTed
Thanks Daryl, I know they use different types of...

Thanks Daryl, I know they use different types of map compression and wanted to make sure they can both hook up to Mapsource. I did go ahead and order the 1490T, at $110 I just couldn't say no. With...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-03-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,399
Posted By EsquireTed
Garmin 2610 to 1490T - Mapsource?

Hi Folks,

I am considering picking up a Nuvi 2610 to use in the car and on the bike behind the big K75RT windscreen (when it isn't pouring) and was wondering if I can use the 1490T with Mapsource?...
Forum: Beasts 09-30-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,377
Posted By EsquireTed
Thanks for the advice folks - still waiting to...

Thanks for the advice folks - still waiting to hear back from the seller about going to look at the bike... If it is all he says it is, I will probably buy it :)
Forum: Beasts 09-26-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,377
Posted By EsquireTed
Advice Needed - 2002 Aprilia Caponord

Hi Folks,

I currently ride a BMW K75RT but have been going nuts for the last year or two over awesome roads I have come across that would shake the fairing right off the old gal. I have been...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 09-17-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 669
Posted By EsquireTed
Garmin 26xxx/27xx Power Connector?

Hi Folks,

I would like to install a hardwire for my Garmin 2610 Streetpilot on my K75RT and need the triangular power connector, but would rather not have to buy to whole $45 Garmin motorcycle...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 39,150
Posted By EsquireTed
:ear

:ear
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-18-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 232,976
Posted By EsquireTed
I was in almost that exact spot...

I was in almost that exact spot (http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&hq=&ll=37.663491,-82.26526&spn=0.011788,0.023453&t=h&z=16) not long ago :)
http://www.verrill.com/misc/williamsonrailyard.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,125
Posted By EsquireTed
Great stuff, thanks!

Great stuff, thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2010, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,450
Posted By EsquireTed
Great pics, looking forward to the rest!

Great pics, looking forward to the rest!
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,865
Posted By EsquireTed
Great ride report, thanks! I see you stopped...

Great ride report, thanks!

I see you stopped at the Rusty Anchor


I stopped there back in 1996 during my first ever solo moto trip, back before wireless existed - they were kind enough to lend...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2010, 01:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,192
Posted By EsquireTed
:lol3 - Subbed!

:lol3 - Subbed!
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 27,159
Posted By EsquireTed
Sukhoi Su-22

Sukhoi Su-22 :D

http://www.galeon.com/aviacionperucenepa/directorio-1/su22b.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 55,814
Posted By EsquireTed
Yep - try sticking it in a bag of rice for a day...

Yep - try sticking it in a bag of rice for a day or two.
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