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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 03:40 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,841
Posted By Bill 310
:thumb Agreed

:thumb Agreed
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 10:48 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,841
Posted By Bill 310
The most famous group riding crash I am aware of ...

The most famous group riding crash I am aware of

http://www.oregonlive.com/clackamascounty/index.ssf/2009/09/crash_possibly_involving_multi.html

From my observation on the road it is reasonable...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 10:39 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,841
Posted By Bill 310
Apropos of nothing except a series of bad...

Apropos of nothing except a series of bad decisions. Group riding + testosterone + lack of judgment + stupidity. Apparently, there were calls to Police regarding the riders and their speed in the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,841
Posted By Bill 310
I think the need or desire to participate in...

I think the need or desire to participate in group riding depends on few things

1. An individual's off bike social interaction with others on a day to day none bike basis.

2, When you started...
Forum: Equipment 12-18-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,682,693
Posted By Bill 310
I would like a Hilleberg for bad weather camping,...

I would like a Hilleberg for bad weather camping, but I bought a Redverz this summer and it is the best Tent I have ever had for comfort and quality.

As I near 60 being able to stand up and get...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-15-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 903
Posted By Bill 310
The AG looks taller at the back does it fit...

The AG looks taller at the back does it fit upright in the KTM battery box?
Forum: Latin America 12-15-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 13,655
Posted By Bill 310
To clarify something for the OP, and to help...

To clarify something for the OP, and to help manage both his expectations, and the expectations of those who plan to follow his ride, there are no Iron Butt Association speed records, and the Iron...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,242
Posted By Bill 310
Best Tank bag I have ever had. I have one on my...

Best Tank bag I have ever had. I have one on my Tenere and one on my BMW K1200GT, going to put one on the KTM 990 when that bike bag wears out
Enduristan Sandstorm 3E tankbag
Price: $275.00
...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,528
Posted By Bill 310
First Class Nothing better ...

First Class Nothing better

https://shop.helimot.com/shopping/default.asp
Forum: Canada 12-14-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By Bill 310
You mean Rich's There are some upholstery...

You mean Rich's

There are some upholstery shops that can do a job in your budget. Head over to BC SportBikes and search the threads there
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 903
Posted By Bill 310
What model of the Earth X ?

What model of the Earth X ?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-14-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 903
Posted By Bill 310
Thanks any chance of posting up a pic of the...

Thanks any chance of posting up a pic of the battery in the box.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-14-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 11,144
Posted By Bill 310
Good point, I should have added in my original...

Good point, I should have added in my original post that the traffic ahead in my lane is a continuous mass as far as one can see.

BC Highways many are two lane and even on the 4 lane when the...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 12-13-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 903
Posted By Bill 310
Anti Gravity Battery 07 KTM 990

I keep my 07 990 Adventure overseas. I have trouble keeping the battery charged and on charger where it is stored.

I am thinking of getting a Anti-Gravity Battery for the bike and just...
Forum: Latin America 12-13-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 13,655
Posted By Bill 310
Well said. Dick Fish pre ran most of his route...

Well said. Dick Fish pre ran most of his route and along with AlcanRider was acknowledged expert in the North. Dick was also an ISDTE Gold Medalist for Canada, and a factory sponsored rider in his...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-11-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 11,144
Posted By Bill 310
5.1 The intimidating driving antic of Bullying...

5.1 The intimidating driving antic of Bullying Pick-up truck drivers

Species Identification

3/4 or 1 ton 4wd Club or Crew Cab Pit Bull Transporter
Their Bush Bar is often diesel powered...
Forum: Face plant 12-09-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,160
Posted By Bill 310
Eddie's memory lives on through the Foundation....

Eddie's memory lives on through the Foundation. Eddie's childhood was in many ways a nightmare and how he managed to become who he was was a testament to his internal goodness. I just received the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-08-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By Bill 310
A bunch of folks I know ride down to San Jose BMW...

A bunch of folks I know ride down to San Jose BMW from Canada for Service, I have a friend that works at Riverside BMW it is a nice shop as well.

If you are just going to buy a bike and ride it...
Forum: Europe 12-02-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By Bill 310
Check you PM's please

Check you PM's please
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-25-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,450
Posted By Bill 310
I have enough 478's to last me. With the Russian...

I have enough 478's to last me. With the Russian 2 gig Card I hope to get years more service from them.

If I was to buy a new GPS I would want one that I could buy the various cards for Europe ,...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-23-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,336
Posted By Bill 310
A lot depends on what type of riding you do. I...

A lot depends on what type of riding you do. I had a Rich's for riding North and solo. I now have a Russell for touring two up in Europe.

Russell Seats are simply first class, go to the start of...
Forum: Europe 11-23-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 750
Posted By Bill 310
The BS continues regarding BMW Rome mailing back...

The BS continues regarding BMW Rome mailing back my wife's riding suit. I am calling again this week.

If the suit is still there and not tossed out can someone in Rome go pick it up for her and...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 36,679
Posted By Bill 310
I looked at the Hilleberg and really wanted one,...

I looked at the Hilleberg and really wanted one, they are the nicest tents I have ever seen. I used to be a canoe trip guide and have been wet, blown around and uncomfortable in crappy tents.
...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,930
Posted By Bill 310
I bought one off the website. Things take while...

I bought one off the website. Things take while to come from Europe and there is often the language difference to complicate things. I ordered mine and when it showed up about 8 weeks later i was...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-20-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 5,952
Posted By Bill 310
Riding a bike with ABS takes different skill set...

Riding a bike with ABS takes different skill set to maximize the potential of an ABS equipped bike. I seems that for most riders mastering efficient maximum emergency braking on any motorcycle (ABS...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,097
Posted By Bill 310
:clap :clap

:clap



:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 11-18-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,097
Posted By Bill 310
Rockhammer nailed it. My 2 cents. I have had...

Rockhammer nailed it. My 2 cents.

I have had two 1150 GS's (I know they are not 1200's ) and currently own a BMW K1200GT. I am also fortunate to own both a KTM 990 and a Tenere.

BMW Maintenance...
Forum: Canada 11-17-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,382
Posted By Bill 310
Thanks for stepping in and correcting this tax...

Thanks for stepping in and correcting this tax issue. I always feel for the parts people who are told these lines of BS and unwittingly pass on untruths to 90% or their customers and are viewed as...
Forum: Vendors 11-17-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 44,712
Posted By Bill 310
Our airfreighted ordered arrived in Vancouver it...

Our airfreighted ordered arrived in Vancouver it took 2 weeks.
Forum: Beasts 11-13-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 26,133
Views: 4,986,242
Posted By Bill 310
What I was getting at was very simple. There are...

What I was getting at was very simple. There are often significant advantages in changing out the stock suspension.

Some riders are satisfied with stock suspension, some prefer to spend the money...
Forum: Beasts 11-12-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26,133
Views: 4,986,242
Posted By Bill 310
Many of us wouldn't buy the car we drive if the...

Many of us wouldn't buy the car we drive if the seat track adjustment was reduced by 50% yet many of us will buy and ride MC whose stock suspension adjustment range is grossly inadequate for our...
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 26,133
Views: 4,986,242
Posted By Bill 310
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,193
Posted By Bill 310
I have two pairs, they are closing down. Limited...

I have two pairs, they are closing down. Limited stock. I just bought my second pair on ebay. They are a first class bit of kit.

http://www.hippohands.com

See flea Market - set is up for sale...
Forum: Beasts 11-11-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 26,133
Views: 4,986,242
Posted By Bill 310
We ride up two up on our'12 with some spirit and...

We ride up two up on our'12 with some spirit and loaded up and installed an Ohlins and had Traxxion Dynamics build a front end. We also installed a Scott's Steering stabilizer.
...
Forum: Vendors 11-11-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 44,712
Posted By Bill 310
This is great news :clap

This is great news :clap
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,876
Posted By Bill 310
Great Deal, many thanks. I bought a 24 for...

Great Deal, many thanks.

I bought a 24 for myself and a second as a Holiday Gift for my Brother.

He has a nice antique boat and the Polar Bear won't scratch the vanish or floorboards. For...
Forum: Latin America 11-10-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 13,655
Posted By Bill 310
Thanks Javier, it is nice to see Dick's ride...

Thanks Javier, it is nice to see Dick's ride acknowledged. Dick was a friend of mine and one of greatest riders ever and was a ISDTE Gold Medalist for Canada.

Dick left at the end of the road...
Forum: Equipment 11-08-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,130
Posted By Bill 310
Jesse's

Jesse's
Forum: The Garage 11-05-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,872
Posted By Bill 310
Yes, and that is why cars in certain accidents...

Yes, and that is why cars in certain accidents are worth a lot to be totaled. Insurers make a profit on the difference between parts value and what they pay on a total .
Forum: Vendors 11-05-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 44,712
Posted By Bill 310
We are bring in 6 by air freight to Canada. It is...

We are bring in 6 by air freight to Canada. It is about 100 each for air freight.


I know that a reputable So-Cal MC shop is looking at distributing them in NA.

There is little profit in...
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