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Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,677
Posted By BladeRun
I did this cruise in April of 2013. I had a...

I did this cruise in April of 2013. I had a blast! I ended up going solo (long story, belongs in the "Inmates" section ;) ) but made friends immediately, and still stay in contact/ride with them. ...
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4,662
Views: 929,530
Posted By BladeRun
Here's the link: ...

Here's the link:

http://boston.craigslist.org/bmw/mcy/4587343290.html

Hope it finds a home. :)
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4,662
Views: 929,530
Posted By BladeRun
Not sure it's allowed to post craigslist...

Not sure it's allowed to post craigslist findings, so I won't put the link here. There's a 1986 450 Nighthawk for sale via the Boston, MA craigslist mc section. I have no relation to the postee, just...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-01-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,282
Posted By BladeRun
Great reason for a ride! Enjoy

Great reason for a ride! Enjoy
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,433
Posted By BladeRun
Safe travels and good luck! I'm in!

Safe travels and good luck! I'm in!
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 06:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,691
Posted By BladeRun
I'm hoping Chris the Gnome makes it all the way...

I'm hoping Chris the Gnome makes it all the way there and back!

#5 on the McDonalds list.. hahah!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 32,940
Views: 8,031,304
Posted By BladeRun
Just saw the same couple on the Killboy FB page. ...

Just saw the same couple on the Killboy FB page. They must be newly weds as the other pic shows them showing off new wedding rings "Jazz hands" style. Nice honeymoon!
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-26-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,343
Posted By BladeRun
Love the pictures. Which campground did you stay...

Love the pictures. Which campground did you stay at?
Forum: Equipment 09-26-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6,319
Views: 2,491,521
Posted By BladeRun
How do you like that tent for 2 up camping? Been...

How do you like that tent for 2 up camping? Been looking to upgrade from my Kelty Gunnison 3.1. I'm also a frequenter at HDF :)
Forum: Equipment 09-12-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 427,231
Posted By BladeRun
Price reduced

Seems the prices are dropping on the Black and Silver editions. Found the Silver available for $250 on Amazon and Best Buy (haven't checked other places yet). The Black is priced down to $330. ...
Forum: Vendors 08-13-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,092
Posted By BladeRun
Count me in!

Count me in!
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4,662
Views: 929,530
Posted By BladeRun
My very first bike was a 450 Nighthawk, color...

My very first bike was a 450 Nighthawk, color black. Bought it with the $ I made at USCG Basic training during the summer of 1983. I think it was an '83. Bought it from Archie's Honda in New...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 19,890
Posted By BladeRun
There have been many rumors floating around and I...

There have been many rumors floating around and I have NO "official" information or tips or anything, just my own thoughts. One rumor is that there will be no Road Glide in 2014. If this is true,...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6,319
Views: 2,491,521
Posted By BladeRun
I'm sure it was higher than the recommended 25lb...

I'm sure it was higher than the recommended 25lb limit for the rack. I packed the heavier items in the saddlebags and tried to put the lighter items (clothing) in the bag. It was possible to open...
Forum: Equipment 07-26-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6,319
Views: 2,491,521
Posted By BladeRun
Just spent 2 nights camping in NH, first time...

Just spent 2 nights camping in NH, first time camping off the bike AND first time camping in a tent in 20+ years (that first time was horrible and scarred me for decades :1drink). I feel like it's...
Forum: Vendors 06-29-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 215,926
Posted By BladeRun
Talk about fast delivery! Ordered it on Wed and...

Talk about fast delivery! Ordered it on Wed and it showed up today. And I'm in Massachusetts! My passenger can't wait to try it out.
Forum: Vendors 06-26-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 215,926
Posted By BladeRun
Just ordered a passenger pad. Have had my...

Just ordered a passenger pad. Have had my driver's pad for almost 4 years now, love it! Thanks for the discount!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-12-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 647
Views: 270,492
Posted By BladeRun
Clearwater Beach, Bermuda

http://i917.photobucket.com/albums/ad12/BladeRun43/IMG_1585.jpg
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-15-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 20,438
Posted By BladeRun
Thanks for the step by step directions, I also...

Thanks for the step by step directions, I also couldn't figure out the Google Maps to Basecamp tango. Also, to show that Harley guys can play nice with others ;) , Honda has a new trip planner up and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 10,373
Posted By BladeRun
Now that the secret is out, Pledge will throw a...

Now that the secret is out, Pledge will throw a bike graphic on it and charge $15 a can. Then they'll throw a Harley bar & shield on it and charge $25! ;)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,364
Posted By BladeRun
This past July I had ridden down to NC/TN and was...

This past July I had ridden down to NC/TN and was riding US 129, aka the Dragon, for the first time. It was just after a heavy downpour so I was taking it extra easy. There was a large SUV driving...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,140
Posted By BladeRun
I'm in! Welcome home btw

I'm in! Welcome home btw
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 436
Posted By BladeRun
BRP and the dragon

Prelim

Finally getting around to writing about my week long trip from home (Mass.) down thru the Blue Ridge Parkway to Tenn. where I rode US 129 (AKA the dragon). I've never done a trip report...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-18-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,180
Posted By BladeRun
Hi all, I'll do a proper ride report after...

Hi all,

I'll do a proper ride report after I'm done, but I'm here at the Dragon Pitt Inn in Maryville, TN after getting here last night. I did the Skyline Drive and BRP in 2 long days and I'll...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-14-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,180
Posted By BladeRun
The bike is loaded & fueled up. GPS is loaded...

The bike is loaded & fueled up. GPS is loaded with the routes needed. Will be in bed early. Tomorrow I ride! I'll be doing the trip solo, as my son just started a job and that takes priority. ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-13-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 468
Views: 135,444
Posted By BladeRun
Taken yesterday while on my annual 1 day trip to...

Taken yesterday while on my annual 1 day trip to Laconia

http://i917.photobucket.com/albums/ad12/BladeRun43/The%20bike/bikedash.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,180
Posted By BladeRun
Congrats! Love the color too.

Congrats! Love the color too.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-26-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 484
Posted By BladeRun
One of those days...

The weather looked great for today, temp's in the 80's and mostly cloudy. Perfect day to ride. Couldn't get anyone to go with me, busy holiday weekend and all, so I took off alone. Put a playlist...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By BladeRun
I don't have that exact setup, but I do have that...

I don't have that exact setup, but I do have that antenna. I bought a special mount that holds both the receiver and the antenna and it goes on the handlebar.

What might work for you is to put...
Forum: Vendors 05-16-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,617
Posted By BladeRun
The chair came in today! Actually it was here...

The chair came in today! Actually it was here yesterday but I didn't see it on the porch. Haven't loaded it on the bike but it should fit fine. Love how compact it is. I've already tried it out...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-15-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,180
Posted By BladeRun
Try posting that you're doing it on a Harley ;) ...

Try posting that you're doing it on a Harley ;) All kidding aside, I want to thank everyone for their replies. I've read all the trip reports, except yours EMTNEK, which I will do right after...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-13-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,180
Posted By BladeRun
Thanks much Pastor! I'll see ya on HDF,...

Thanks much Pastor! I'll see ya on HDF, Bladerun's the nick there.

Sorry for putting this in the wrong folder, I goofed. Please nuke/move at your convenience.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-13-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,180
Posted By BladeRun
Blue Ridge Parkway planning

Hi all,

I'm planning a trip, to ride from home (Mass.) down to Tenn, via the Blue Ridge Parkway. Our initial plan is to superslab it down to Front Royal, VA and then take the Skyline Drive and...
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 243,741
Posted By BladeRun
Earbud question

I know the SMH5 doesn't allow you to get a different clamp where you can use earbuds. Is it possible to hear voice/music if one wears foam earplugs and uses the helmet speakers? Trying to decide...
Forum: Vendors 05-08-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,617
Posted By BladeRun
Awesome deal! Thanks for passing it to ADV. Just...

Awesome deal! Thanks for passing it to ADV. Just ordered one.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-02-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 922
Views: 202,708
Posted By BladeRun
Our trip to New Hampshire last year ...

Our trip to New Hampshire last year

http://i917.photobucket.com/albums/ad12/BladeRun43/2011%20NH%20Trip/040.jpg



We hadn't talked in almost a year, on account of his mother and I breaking...
Forum: Vendors 10-10-2010, 06:17 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 14,897
Posted By BladeRun
Resident of Mass here! Or did u mean first five...

Resident of Mass here! Or did u mean first five who PM'd, in that case i'm prolly too late.
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,370
Posted By BladeRun
I've had my AST for a week now, so I dont have...

I've had my AST for a week now, so I dont have much experience with it. I've ridden in a light rain and it was waterproof. With temps in the 50's I was comfortable with the liner in. I also tried...
Forum: Road warriors 10-06-2010, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2,303
Views: 614,710
Posted By BladeRun
Looks great! What air cleaner cover is that btw?

Looks great! What air cleaner cover is that btw?
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,672
Posted By BladeRun
Not sure but I picked up an AST at the reduced...

Not sure but I picked up an AST at the reduced price. Nothing like a bargain! Now if they DO come out with a replacement, I won't look at it for at least a couple of months so I dont get buyer's...
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