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Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2013, 05:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,505
Posted By T125
Thanks to everybody who weighed in! After about...

Thanks to everybody who weighed in! After about an hour with an ST yesterday, I'm thinking it's not quite right for me at this point. Gonna focus on the FJR now...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,714
Posted By T125
Whoa! I posted before I saw your pix, Scqtt!! Is...

Whoa! I posted before I saw your pix, Scqtt!! Is that Iron Pony?

I see an endcap with Shark...I'd better call and ask what they have on hand...
Forum: Equipment 07-18-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,714
Posted By T125
Thanks, guys. Sportbiketrackgear seems to be the...

Thanks, guys. Sportbiketrackgear seems to be the winner; most overall lines carried. I really want to see the Sharks, AGVs, and Suomys in person!
Forum: Equipment 07-17-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,714
Posted By T125
Best helmet selection in Midwest?

Hi, all:

Went to a local shop that was super helpful and tried on Nolan, HJC, Arai, and Shoei lids. Shoei fit the best, but still not 100% comfortable in the forehead.

Is there some absolute...
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,505
Posted By T125
Over at ST-Owners, lots of folks track how many...

Over at ST-Owners, lots of folks track how many times they've dropped it! :eek1
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,505
Posted By T125
This is a real concern for me. Trouble is, it's...

This is a real concern for me. Trouble is, it's so subjective!

I imagine my scrawny 5'8" 165# a$$ struggling to wrestle it in and out of the garage and dropping it all over creation, but then I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,505
Posted By T125
Been eyeballing all the Multi aftermarket screen...

Been eyeballing all the Multi aftermarket screen options, mammal, including the LL stuff, which looks pretty good:

http://www.laminarlip.com/multistrada.php

Ultimately, I'm wondering if it's...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2013, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,505
Posted By T125
Love to hear from other folks using an ST1100 as...

Love to hear from other folks using an ST1100 as only bike/daily rider.
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,505
Posted By T125
Thanks, Wayne. Very helpful!

Thanks, Wayne. Very helpful!
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,505
Posted By T125
Yes, indeed! Thanks.

Yes, indeed! Thanks.
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,505
Posted By T125
2005 Multistrada 1000S vs. 2001 ST1100

In a bit of a quandary and could use some inmate $.02...

So I own the first bike. It's an awesome generalist and I am really enjoying it for the most part. The rub is that I am getting into more...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-19-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By T125
The week in Cherokee was awesome. The first...

The week in Cherokee was awesome. The first morning was frosty, but after that the nights were milder. The days were perfect.
...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-19-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 540,829
Posted By T125
Indiana and New Hampshire twofer

My place
Indianapolis, IN
West side of Indy by the intersection of 56th and Reed Rd.
No tent space, but a comfy couch, shower, food, beer, and garage storage/workspace.

My parents' place...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By T125
At this point, with more time, I could have made...

At this point, with more time, I could have made a left out of Robbinsville and run the Dragon. Instead, I had to meet the bus and get the four guys assigned to my cabin moved in and settled.

I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By T125
I'd spoken to my wife at my Sweetwater stop. She...

I'd spoken to my wife at my Sweetwater stop. She told me the teachers had called from the bus and that our eldest son who was on the trip was having some fairly serious stomach trouble. Poor guy. Now...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By T125
Leaving John's I had my first navigational error....

Leaving John's I had my first navigational error. Over coffee, we had decided on TN-68 the whole way from Crossville TN to Tellico Plains TN, but for some reason I had a brain toot matching up Nav on...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By T125
After 350 miles and an awesome dinner of grilled...

After 350 miles and an awesome dinner of grilled chicken, greens, potatoes, and a couple of pints of Highland Porter (http://www.highlandbrewing.com/craft-brews/style/oatmeal-porter), :freaky I was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By T125
With the third and final leg of the day done, I...

With the third and final leg of the day done, I stopped about six minutes from Hawk's house for some malted beverages. I thought about striking up a conversation with the shopping cart wrangler about...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By T125
Day one was a lot of slab. I had planned to leave...

Day one was a lot of slab. I had planned to leave a day earlier and take two-lanes all the way, but events conspired and compressed the schedule. I was getting used to the bike--any bike--at true...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-18-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By T125
Indy to North Carolina and back

One of the advantages of being a middle school administrator is that I can ride the old tin pony to meet the kids on their overnight fieldtrips. Last week our 5th graders went down to Cherokee NC for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-20-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 24,505
Posted By T125
Great report, rr. Thanks and keep it coming! ...

Great report, rr. Thanks and keep it coming!

I'm a few years behind you, but it's funny how we took pictures of the same things in Danville (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=878905)!
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-15-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By T125
Thanks, conch! I'm hopeful that MG and I will...

Thanks, conch! I'm hopeful that MG and I will have many happy (beak-less) miles together! :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-14-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By T125
Thumb Andiamo! Oh, Where the Multi May Roam...

Table of Contents

Trip 1: Short Hop to Danville, IN (Post #1)
Trip 2: 1000+ Miles to Cherokee, NC and Back (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=21435424#post21435424)


Well,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2007, 06:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,848
Posted By T125
Nah. Too full of unsubstantiated rumors from...

Nah. Too full of unsubstantiated rumors from shady sources! :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2007, 06:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,848
Posted By T125
Outflippingstanding!! Although I'm a little stuck...

Outflippingstanding!! Although I'm a little stuck on the IDs. L to R: Frederick Douglas, MLK, Malcom X?, WEB DuBois? The likenesses are pretty horrible...Any chance you got the names while you were...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 13,311
Posted By T125
Sounds like you've made up your mind. Congrats....

Sounds like you've made up your mind. Congrats. :thumb

Value can be quantified a bunch of ways. The law of supply and demand may indeed make the price difference between the two negligible. In...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-07-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 40,726
Posted By T125
Agreed on scarcity! I was very happy with...

Agreed on scarcity! I was very happy with Dyscern. They have a website (http://www.dyscern.com/), but there are no 2610s listed anymore.

They also run eBay auctions and have two 2610s up now....
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-07-2007, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,361,728
Posted By T125
I've seen 207kg wet posted in numerous places....

I've seen 207kg wet posted in numerous places. x2.2 I get 455 lbs, no? :dunno
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2007, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3,733
Views: 1,171,012
Posted By T125
I think this is a really good point. I'll...

I think this is a really good point.

I'll write to Yammie USA--for the second time on the Tenere--pointing out the announcement of the Beemer 800GS for the States, the accompanying cartwheels...
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-06-2007, 05:56 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,361,728
Posted By T125
Alas, WAY out of hand on this end too. I...

Alas, WAY out of hand on this end too.

I think the chance of finding a deal on a used 800GS in a few years is MUCH higher than getting a bargain on a second-hand Terra Mostro...:D
Forum: Parallel Universe 11-06-2007, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,361,728
Posted By T125
I'm drooling just as much as the next inmate, but...

I'm drooling just as much as the next inmate, but at the end of the day the 800GS is still a big trailie. It may be the best attempt at filling that niche so far, but at 455 pounds it is a really...
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,199
Posted By T125
last day

The next day we awoke, ate a tasty breakfast, and headed down the gravel road off into the marsh.

http://T125.smugmug.com/photos/210742549-L.jpg

The day was blustery and overcast but the rains...
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2007, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,199
Posted By T125
technical Q

This is a total aside, but does anybody know why my smugmug pictures at XL would fit fine on my laptop and then appear all "hangin-off-the-screen" goofy when viewed on my desktop?

I'm pretty sure...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-23-2007, 08:26 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 48,056
Posted By T125
This was great Dr. R. Thanks!

This was great Dr. R. Thanks!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-23-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 48,056
Posted By T125
Eastern Shore, MD

Just an overnight, but WOW! what an area...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=277490
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,199
Posted By T125
To my great chagrin, I have precious few pictures...

To my great chagrin, I have precious few pictures of the last leg of the trip down:

http://T125.smugmug.com/photos/212175134-L.jpg

This was an absolutely AMAZING series of roads. Because of...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,199
Posted By T125
You guys are more than welcome. Posting reports...

You guys are more than welcome. Posting reports here is a wonderful thing. It allows you to live the ride a third time: once in the planning, once in the riding, once in the storytelling. Good times!...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2007, 06:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,199
Posted By T125
Will do, meef. I love your Ohio backroads reports...

Will do, meef. I love your Ohio backroads reports and had a wishful eye on your KLR with that VERY cool Canadian fairing. Hope it went to a good home...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2007, 06:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,199
Posted By T125
Thanks, gatling! Me too. :thumb

Thanks, gatling! Me too. :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2007, 06:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,199
Posted By T125
:clap Awesome, man! I shoulda thought to ask you,...

:clap Awesome, man! I shoulda thought to ask you, what with your secret farming past and all! :D Very cool.

How're the fam and the SE? PM me if you get a chance...
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