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Forum: Road Warriors Today, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 484,550
Posted By Rick G
Just got back from a 4 day weekend attending BYOB...

Just got back from a 4 day weekend attending BYOB down in Matewan, WV. This is the 2nd trip I have taken with the Pirelli GT's installed. After the first trip, I was loving the way they feel on dry...
Forum: Rallies Yesterday, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 142,745
Posted By Rick G
OK, I am still wired from the ride home. I just...

OK, I am still wired from the ride home. I just uploaded some pics.

This is the Dam Wall that was build in 1995 but has not been tested.
...
Forum: Rallies Yesterday, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 142,745
Posted By Rick G
After our Advanced Auto Parts fuel pump...

After our Advanced Auto Parts fuel pump transplant, we got Chip's bike back on the road. Of course by "we" I mean Chip. I stayed where I could do no harm and ran for a nice parking lot picnic...
Forum: Rallies Yesterday, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 142,745
Posted By Rick G
Stuck in Charleston WV. Chip's fuel pump went...

Stuck in Charleston WV. Chip's fuel pump went tits up. At an Advanced Auto doing a pump transplant. Hope to be back on road soon.

Rick G
Forum: Rallies 06-27-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 142,745
Posted By Rick G
I think the turnout was decent considering the...

I think the turnout was decent considering the weather forecast. Folks are split up amongst several inns, cabins, B&B's and the camping where I counted maybe 20-25 tents. I am guessing 80-100 in...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-26-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,869
Posted By Rick G
I have had success selling my bikes complete with...

I have had success selling my bikes complete with all the Farkles and getting my asking price. The trick is to tastefully farkle your bike with useful and popular accessories and to give accurate...
Forum: Rallies 06-26-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 142,745
Posted By Rick G
Chip and I are safe at the Holiday Inn in Mineral...

Chip and I are safe at the Holiday Inn in Mineral Wells with very dark and ominous skies. Who knew the ADVenture this year is just surviving the ride to BYOB!

Heading out after breakfast have't...
Forum: Rallies 06-24-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 142,745
Posted By Rick G
Chip and I are waiting for the rain to start...

Chip and I are waiting for the rain to start before we hit the road. That should be about High Noon Thursday. The plan is to avoid getting hit by lighting or hydroplaning off the road down to the...
Forum: Rallies 06-22-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 142,745
Posted By Rick G
Congrats! My wife and I did a very similar thing...

Congrats! My wife and I did a very similar thing prior to when the MOA was in Johnson City TN, we got married a day before next door in Jonesborough by a city clerk.

I will give you and the bride...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-17-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By Rick G
OP here. I have never used Groupon but know...

OP here. I have never used Groupon but know folks who have. I am not endorsing this, only passing along to my fellow inmates what I think is a decent deal. I haven't been looking either as when I...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By Rick G
35" waist me. 41" waist you. I think not! LOL ...

35" waist me. 41" waist you. I think not! LOL

It will be interesting to see which of us it fits better. I am still thinking that a 42 could work and be a snugger more secure fit. But they...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By Rick G
I ordered the R3 Light in Grey with Hi Viz...

I ordered the R3 Light in Grey with Hi Viz ballistics. I figured for single sport days I have leather. This is going to be my comfort touring suit and since most of my riding is during the warmer...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 06-17-2015, 04:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,022
Posted By Rick G
Garmin Zumo 660 deal on Groupon

Hey Guys & Gals,

I just spotted this deal on a Garmin Zumo 660 on Groupon for only $380. I don't need one but this is a great deal for those who do.

Here is linky: ...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2015, 04:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By Rick G
I am 5'9". 42 chest, 35 waist, 31 inseam, 190...

I am 5'9". 42 chest, 35 waist, 31 inseam, 190 Lbs. They recommended the 44 because I said I was going to use the hip, back and chest armor and was going to use in cooler temps where I would need to...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 730
Posted By Rick G
I took the plunge this morning. Should have...

I took the plunge this morning. Should have taken the plunge last evening when they had the recommended size in stock. Dumbass me wanted to agonize one more night and when I called this morning...
Forum: Rallies 06-14-2015, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 142,745
Posted By Rick G
It would certainly be good to see you even if it...

It would certainly be good to see you even if it is only for a single night. Just saw Doc, Don, Trent, Jim and Tim at the ROK Rally. Reminded me of how much I miss you guys since moving to...
Forum: Rallies 06-13-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 142,745
Posted By Rick G
No worries, I will be on a street bike as well. ...

No worries, I will be on a street bike as well. As others have said, the paved roads in the area will not disappoint.

As for the scarring for life, well, that is a risk you are going to have to...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-08-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 39,759
Views: 10,632,784
Posted By Rick G
Then again, I have been through there many times....

Then again, I have been through there many times. I have seen the photographers and I have waved, stuck my foot out and other tom foolery. And I have never left my lane, nor did I crash. Why? ...
Forum: Vendors 06-04-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,639
Posted By Rick G
I have not received a reply to a PM I sent you...

I have not received a reply to a PM I sent you concerning my order Did you receive it?

Rick G
Forum: Rallies 06-01-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,620
Posted By Rick G
Great little rally. When I was living in...

Great little rally. When I was living in Pittsburgh I was quite active in their club and led many a rally ride. I am still friends with many. Unfortunately life has been getting in the way and I...
Forum: Road Warriors 06-01-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10,594
Views: 1,822,982
Posted By Rick G
I took a demo ride on one right after they were...

I took a demo ride on one right after they were introduced when Triumph was Marque of the Year at Vintage Motorcycle Days at Mid Ohio. The one I rode had the orange metallic tribal paint job and the...
Forum: Rallies 05-27-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 142,745
Posted By Rick G
In and I don't even know "The Fund" you speak...

In and I don't even know "The Fund" you speak of, but if it is for a good cause, like Drif said, "In".

Rick G
Forum: Rallies 05-26-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 142,745
Posted By Rick G
Yeah, ice cream! I loves ice cream and some good...

Yeah, ice cream! I loves ice cream and some good home made fruit pies.

Hey Don and Kathy, thank you for hosting us. I am looking forward to meeting you and other townsfolk in a few short weeks....
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-26-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 39,759
Views: 10,632,784
Posted By Rick G
The roads were fairly clean. The corner where he...

The roads were fairly clean. The corner where he was shooting is a scary tight downhill left hander. No berm to speak of, just a rock wall on your right and a cliff on your left. Any mistake will...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-26-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 39,759
Views: 10,632,784
Posted By Rick G
2011 R1200 R with a Wunderlich Trophy Fairing. ...

2011 R1200 R with a Wunderlich Trophy Fairing.

Rick G
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-26-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 39,759
Views: 10,632,784
Posted By Rick G
Not the Tail of the Dragon but a Dragon fail none...

Not the Tail of the Dragon but a Dragon fail none the less. This is me riding the Back of the Dragon, Route 16 from Marion north to Tazewell VA. One of our inmates sets up and takes photos. Great...
Forum: Rallies 05-26-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 142,745
Posted By Rick G
The pavement riding will be outstanding! I was...

The pavement riding will be outstanding! I was just through the general area on my way down to and back from Del Rio TN. Went south through eastern KY and back north through central WV. If you are...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-26-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 16,995
Posted By Rick G
Yes, that is my old and crusty self! Thanks for...

Yes, that is my old and crusty self! Thanks for the nice bike comment, I have had it just over a year and am loving it! I was on my way home from the ROK Rally down in Del Rio.

Do you know who...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-25-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 230
Views: 16,995
Posted By Rick G
Hey Thumperpilot, I rode the Back of the...

Hey Thumperpilot,

I rode the Back of the Dragon on Sunday the 24th. I saw a couple of photogs out. I assume one was you? Anyway, I would love to see my pic and would be happy to buy if they are...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-25-2015, 05:03 AM
Replies: 39,759
Views: 10,632,784
Posted By Rick G
Though I did not hit the Dragon while in the area...

Though I did not hit the Dragon while in the area for the ROK Rally in Del Rio (great time BTW) I did ride part of the Snake and then VA 15 past Hungry Mothers State Park. They are promoting that...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-22-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 39,759
Views: 10,632,784
Posted By Rick G
Don' worry, I am planning on hitting those roads...

Don' worry, I am planning on hitting those roads as well! Not to mention some great roads in eastern KY. There is a section of KY 30 that has my name on it! If you have ridden it, you which...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-21-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 39,759
Views: 10,632,784
Posted By Rick G
What is the window of opportunity. It could be...

What is the window of opportunity. It could be fun to get an early pass and then hang out at The Crossroads.

Rick G
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-21-2015, 05:29 PM
Replies: 39,759
Views: 10,632,784
Posted By Rick G
I am going to be about an hour or so from The Gap...

I am going to be about an hour or so from The Gap this weekend while rallying at the ROK Rally in Del Rio, TN. It has been a few years since my last Gap visit and would love to go and hang out for a...
Forum: Vendors 05-19-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,639
Posted By Rick G
Peace back at ya! Rick G

Peace back at ya!

Rick G
Forum: Vendors 05-19-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,639
Posted By Rick G
Well, Mr. Obvious, apparently I hadn't. :D ...

Well, Mr. Obvious, apparently I hadn't. :D

I opened the thread to the first page and hit "Reply" to post about my recent positive experience and did not read the last several posts.

So shoot...
Forum: Rallies 05-19-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 142,745
Posted By Rick G
I registered and ordered dinner, t-shirt and...

I registered and ordered dinner, t-shirt and sticker. No money was asked for. I assume you pay when you get there. The form is not that long, took maybe 45 seconds out of my day.

Rick G
Forum: Vendors 05-19-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,639
Posted By Rick G
Got mine installed the other day. So far they...

Got mine installed the other day. So far they are working as advertised with no fault codes. They are WAY brighter than stock signals.

Do you guys make an LED Brake light conversion?

Thanks!...
Forum: Rallies 05-19-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 142,745
Posted By Rick G
I believe that the $12-15 admission is for the...

I believe that the $12-15 admission is for the campsites. There are no extra registration fees. Other than the daily camping fees and the very reasonable trail fee, there is the optional dinner,...
Forum: Rallies 05-19-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2,036
Views: 142,745
Posted By Rick G
We are only 5 weeks away from BYOB in Deepest...

We are only 5 weeks away from BYOB in Deepest Darkest Almost Heaven!

For those who have not found this yet, Here is a link to sign up for campsites and to order the Saturday Night Dinner and...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-10-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 89,481
Posted By Rick G
The rarest bike I have owned was this 1994 BMW...

The rarest bike I have owned was this 1994 BMW R100 Mystic. It was one of last "special" Airhead editions produced in 94 & 95 with about 300 total units imported to the US. Mine was a 94 purchased...
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