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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-01-2010, 05:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,204
Posted By camfarm
I agree that VA 56 is a great road. Near...

I agree that VA 56 is a great road. Near Buckingham on the south end, through three kinds of terrain - hilly, mountain, and valley. Good gas stops. After that you are in Steele's Tavern on US 11...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-29-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 816
Posted By camfarm
"15 by the Cranberry Nature Center is a great...

"15 by the Cranberry Nature Center is a great Harley road, wide open and smooth." He means Rte 150 - Highlands Scenic Highway.

Generally, the state keeps the highlands area roads very nicely...
Forum: Road warriors 07-29-2010, 03:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,776
Posted By camfarm
Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 865
Posted By camfarm
Additional Local Road Info: All Paved --- ...

Additional Local Road Info:

All Paved --- in the section between US220 and US219 there are numerous North-South roads that connect VA/WV39 to US250 (Huttonsville to Monterey) as well as East-West...
Forum: Road warriors 07-28-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,776
Posted By camfarm
The 07 K-R Sport features the Continental-Teves...

The 07 K-R Sport features the Continental-Teves brakes in place of the servo assisted, partially linked FAG system of the 05-06. Software updates in 07 provided for better fueling smoothness on...
Forum: Equipment 05-24-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,663
Posted By camfarm
And if the warm soapy and light bleach reveal...

And if the warm soapy and light bleach reveal true dry rot or mildew damage, then cut it up into a proper sized ground cloth for your new tent. That saves some use and achieves a valuable end.
Forum: Road warriors 11-16-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,197
Posted By camfarm
8000 miles on a motorcycle tire in Texas? ...

8000 miles on a motorcycle tire in Texas?

Fair Wear and Tear - no expectation for manufacturer to do anything.
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,253
Posted By camfarm
It's an opinion, of course. The fit at the seams...

It's an opinion, of course. The fit at the seams is wide rather than tight; the cockpit has no filler panels - simply bare space. The paintwork and plastic seem mis-matched to the bodywork and other...
Forum: Road warriors 10-19-2009, 02:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,253
Posted By camfarm
I have one and am pleased with the ride. Have...

I have one and am pleased with the ride. Have completed 2 years and 2 complete annual service cycles with dealer. There are issues. Yet, I have had no rideability problems and no stranding events....
Forum: Road warriors 10-01-2009, 11:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,863
Posted By camfarm
Easy to maintain, easy to ride. Mid-level...

Easy to maintain, easy to ride. Mid-level Roadster style means handlebars and pegs, windscreen or naked, and seats may or may not suit. BUT plenty of alternative combinations.

02-03 were single...
Forum: Road warriors 09-30-2009, 05:29 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 27,432
Posted By camfarm
The K1200RS was the previous generation: flat 4...

The K1200RS was the previous generation: flat 4 transverse mounted engine, "the brick" as in the current K-LT line. 1997-2004. Very smooth, innovative at the time. 97-01 models differ slightly in...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-28-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,718
Posted By camfarm
Partial answer. When I bought my 5 y.o....

Partial answer.

When I bought my 5 y.o. daughter her first moto, the dealer/salesman suggested to go two wheels cause the kids hurt themselves less crashing a two wheeler.
Forum: Beasts 09-24-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,305
Posted By camfarm
1. no vote... 2. change to 1999-2002 GS to...

1. no vote...

2. change to 1999-2002 GS to avoid the ABS related servo brakes and save a bit of cost
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-22-2009, 09:58 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,727
Posted By camfarm
Total U.S. driving population (not passenger...

Total U.S. driving population (not passenger miles but raw numbers) has a 1 in 3000 chance of dying in a traffic accident on any trip. Total motorcycle riding population (again not miles traveled,...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,275
Posted By camfarm
If they rate as poorly as they add numbers, then...

If they rate as poorly as they add numbers, then it is a less than resounding result for Buell.
Forum: Equipment 09-09-2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,151
Posted By camfarm
It's made from kangaroo hide, right?

It's made from kangaroo hide, right?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2009, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By camfarm
Plugs, coils, cables. Check, replace, start over...

Plugs, coils, cables. Check, replace, start over with valves adjust and TBS. Maybe clean out the BBAS seating.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2009, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By camfarm
Good info, thanks.

Good info, thanks.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By camfarm
Cold Knob West Virginia

Search failed; google failed.

Anybody with knowledge of the road from Richwood, WV over Cold Knob into Trout Valley, Friar's Hill, Williamsburg area?

Condition overall? Mostly gravel?...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-27-2009, 03:35 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,345
Posted By camfarm
Advice from a former patrol man about bad...

Advice from a former patrol man about bad cops.... that's much better than the other stuff.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-26-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,345
Posted By camfarm
File a complaint with the State and request a...

File a complaint with the State and request a confirmation letter that the officer was counseled for poor police work. Get a lawyer if you don't want to do it yourself. Put something on his record...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By camfarm
Belvoir requires MSF certification, license...

Belvoir requires MSF certification, license endorsement, registration, proof of inspection, and insurance paperwork on arrival at Tully Gate visitor control (western most gate off Rte 1.)...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-07-2009, 05:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,430
Posted By camfarm
Please check facts before expounding. ...

Please check facts before expounding.

Washington State
RCW 47.36.110
Stop signs, "Yield" signs — Duties of persons using highway.
In order to provide safety at intersections on the state...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-02-2009, 06:43 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,430
Posted By camfarm
Commonwealth of Virginia 46.2-821. Vehicles...

Commonwealth of Virginia

46.2-821. Vehicles before entering certain highways shall stop or yield right-of-way.

The driver of a vehicle approaching an intersection on a highway controlled by a...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By camfarm
The best information is that fewer than 4% suffer...

The best information is that fewer than 4% suffer any kind of problem across the R1200 range. There are differences in the final drive ratio but these don't appear to account for the problems. Of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-17-2009, 09:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,289
Posted By camfarm
Keep reviewing the maps and try for the smallest,...

Keep reviewing the maps and try for the smallest, most local roads you can find.

Between Danville and Roanoke there are numerous better roads than the main highways. Even better, consider...
Forum: Equipment 03-10-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 814
Posted By camfarm
I use a pair w/o the conversion and a variety of...

I use a pair w/o the conversion and a variety of jackets over it. No problems.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2009, 05:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,156
Posted By camfarm
Pic posted fine. Those are City Cases rather...

Pic posted fine.

Those are City Cases rather than System Cases. Small matter except for overall capacity.

Looks well maintained cosmetically.

Buy, ride, learn your own maintenance and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-23-2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,696
Posted By camfarm
Define tailgating.

Define tailgating.
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,298
Posted By camfarm
Bandit and change for trips, meals, and fun.

Bandit and change for trips, meals, and fun.
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,313
Posted By camfarm
You are plenty big to handle it. Peg to seat is...

You are plenty big to handle it. Peg to seat is tight for long legs. Reach to bars is moderate between upright and sporty - with custom bars, who knows until you ride 100 miles without stopping?...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2009, 08:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,242
Posted By camfarm
Granite Gear small; one for each sleeping bag. ...

Granite Gear small; one for each sleeping bag. When stuffed there is no long axis.

Small or medium compression bag for tents depends on the tent. If you want to do your tent, fly, ground cloth...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2009, 03:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,053
Posted By camfarm
Normal pre-load, bike without rider. Don't...

Normal pre-load, bike without rider.

Don't have citations or memory of sources but I recall that Japanese manufacturers set-up suspension based on a 150lb (70kg) rider between 5"6" and 5"8"....
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2009, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 447,413
Posted By camfarm
QUOTE: "I didn't sleep much, but I dreamed that...

QUOTE: "I didn't sleep much, but I dreamed that night that I was standing in front of the gates of Hell on a rock in a great river. The river was a river of people, all partying as hard as they could...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-19-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,987
Posted By camfarm
2001-02 R1150GS were the best models.

2001-02 R1150GS were the best models.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,423
Posted By camfarm
Try self-improvement instead.

Try self-improvement instead.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-01-2009, 09:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 12,423
Posted By camfarm
This is certainly no graduate thesis discussion....

This is certainly no graduate thesis discussion. High school physics, maybe. Lots of thought, some good insights, and sharing of concepts. But short on facts and understanding.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-01-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 856
Posted By camfarm
The Tourance has a reputation for long mileage in...

The Tourance has a reputation for long mileage in road/street applications on this bike. It rivals the ME880 in that regard.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2008, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,231
Posted By camfarm
Turning green is just the start. Leave it plugged...

Turning green is just the start. Leave it plugged in for about 6 hours after the green light/ overnight is better. Then try. But it is likely a battery no longer holding a strong charge. These...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2008, 04:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,417
Posted By camfarm
Idle is best at 1050 to 1100 rpm, warm.

Idle is best at 1050 to 1100 rpm, warm.
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