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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-15-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 24,245
Views: 1,668,716
Posted By RonkoRider
Buy two or three cheap ones from Wally World....

Buy two or three cheap ones from Wally World. This way, when it rips, you have a back up or three. They all rip!
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 97,412
Posted By RonkoRider
The one sales rep at the IMS show mentioned that...

The one sales rep at the IMS show mentioned that they made a set wooden panels for sides of the tank. This way, should someone want to make a tank like the old woody station wagons, they could. I...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 47,122
Posted By RonkoRider
Yup! Can't wait for the Spring. I may need to...

Yup! Can't wait for the Spring. I may need to trade in my new to me 07 GT for her.
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 972
Views: 97,412
Posted By RonkoRider
Spoke to the Duc reps at the IMS Show yesterday...

Spoke to the Duc reps at the IMS Show yesterday in NYC.

Tubed tires w/the spoke wheels

7,500 miles on the valve adjustment. Some mopes on the board are reporting 18K but I spoke with the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 404
Views: 59,609
Posted By RonkoRider
Spoke to the Duc reps at the IMS Show yesterday...

Spoke to the Duc reps at the IMS Show yesterday in NYC.

Tubed tires w/the spoke wheels

7,500 miles on the valve adjustment. Some mopes on the board are reporting 18K but I spoke with the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-14-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 575
Posted By RonkoRider
I was there both Friday and yesterday. Yup-...

I was there both Friday and yesterday.

Yup- the RS was there and SWEEET!!!!!

http://www.cycleworld.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/BMW-R1200RS-studio-3-590x393.jpg

It has me thinking hard...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,743
Posted By RonkoRider
http://uncrate.com/p/2014/09/ducati-urban-enduro.j...

http://uncrate.com/p/2014/09/ducati-urban-enduro.jpg
Urban Enduro

http://scramblerducati.com/immagini/desktop/full-throttle/full-throttle-dett-3_img.jpg
Full Throttle
...
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,743
Posted By RonkoRider
I was at the IMS show today in NYC with both the...

I was at the IMS show today in NYC with both the dealer guys and corporate folks. All said the same thing- 7500. The print material on display on the bikes says 7500.

But I hope you're right.
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,743
Posted By RonkoRider
Wife likes the spoked wheels and matte finish. ...

Wife likes the spoked wheels and matte finish.

They got a winner here!

The one negative- 7,500 miles for a value adjustment. WTF?
Forum: The Garage 12-09-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,167
Posted By RonkoRider
So long as you are not going exceedingly fast on...

So long as you are not going exceedingly fast on it- it should be fine.

If I was riding on the track, I'd replace it.

Long distance ride coming up, I'd replace it.

Simple about town/...
Forum: Airheads 12-09-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 507
Posted By RonkoRider
That seat looks as comfortable as any saddle ever...

That seat looks as comfortable as any saddle ever made by BMW.:lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-02-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 24,245
Views: 1,668,716
Posted By RonkoRider
Here's a novel thought- SLOW THE F*CK...

Here's a novel thought- SLOW THE F*CK DOWN!!!!!!!!!:lol3
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,612
Posted By RonkoRider
After years of tent camping, I got a Hennsey and...

After years of tent camping, I got a Hennsey and a Eureka Chrysalis hammock a few years ago. I set both hammocks up on my deck and had some great naps all winter long. When it came time to try it...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-15-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6,634
Views: 297,255
Posted By RonkoRider
Anyone with a spare dirt bike intrested in...

Anyone with a spare dirt bike intrested in trading for my 2002 FZ1 with 6100 miles on her?

My ad is in the Flea Market:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1017583

I'm looking to...
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 91,419
Posted By RonkoRider
Any idea when they will be available in the...

Any idea when they will be available in the States? I'm too lazy to look through all 32 pages to find an answer.:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 91,419
Posted By RonkoRider
In my mind, this is not a new bike. The S engine...

In my mind, this is not a new bike. The S engine has been the power plant on the RR for about 5 years. The S1000r hasn't had any issues other than the occasional issue. No more issues than any...
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 91,419
Posted By RonkoRider
If it does, I'm bringing the cc to leave a...

If it does, I'm bringing the cc to leave a deposit on one at the show. Red please[emoji1]
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 91,419
Posted By RonkoRider
Hopefully that will hold true for the New York...

Hopefully that will hold true for the New York show as well[emoji2]
Forum: Road warriors 11-12-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 556
Views: 91,419
Posted By RonkoRider
Curious. With the saddlebags on it, it looks like...

Curious. With the saddlebags on it, it looks like the bike could take a top case as well to complete the hard bag set up. Has anyone seen anything about it accepting a top case?
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 51,566
Posted By RonkoRider
http://www.vansonleathers.com/images/jackets/tt2/t...

http://www.vansonleathers.com/images/jackets/tt2/tt2_lg.jpg

http://www.vansonleathers.com/images/jackets/tt2/tt2_back_lg.jpg

From the Teton Description:

CE armor elbows and shoulder armor...
Forum: Road warriors 08-31-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,973
Posted By RonkoRider
My 03 K12ooGT

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-3kdEeAYShj8/VAMlajiydcI/AAAAAAAAEns/Hn1TV7YzPjA/s1600/10458091_10204496272073720_1265903822009502014_n.jpg

Just had the top case paint blue to match the rest of the bike!...
Forum: Road warriors 08-24-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 142,483
Posted By RonkoRider
Odd, that's the Max's I demo'd a red on at about...

Odd, that's the Max's I demo'd a red on at about a month ago. I guess they sold that one.
Forum: Vendors 08-02-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 238,414
Posted By RonkoRider
I ordered an H7 Bulb a few months ago for my 07...

I ordered an H7 Bulb a few months ago for my 07 K1200GT. I finally got my lazy ass motivated enough to try and install it. PLugged her in and popped it into the housing. IT IS MUCH BRIGHTER THAN...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-28-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,528
Posted By RonkoRider
I'd like to bait a fu*king trap for the nuts of...

I'd like to bait a fu*king trap for the nuts of any bastard who trapped one of my dogs or God forbid a little kid. Scum!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 688
Posted By RonkoRider
I highly recommend the Ironhorse Lodge in...

I highly recommend the Ironhorse Lodge in Stecoah- maybe 45 minutes south.

Good for camping, renting a bunk or a room. The serve a great breakfast everyday and meals Thursday- Sunday. Campfire...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 05:20 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 142,483
Posted By RonkoRider
Like this one: ...

Like this one:

http://www.ascycles.com/images/products/BMW/RnineT/77318549539_RnineT_CarbonFrontWheelCover.jpg


For what it's worth, my low speed get off was last Friday, called insurance on...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-14-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,107
Posted By RonkoRider
Stupid question- my buddies and I plan on camping...

Stupid question- my buddies and I plan on camping at the race. Does that entitled us to grandstand passes as well or just for our designated lot? I can't seem to find the answer on the website.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-14-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,107
Posted By RonkoRider
I'm leaving from my son's place in Buffalo early...

I'm leaving from my son's place in Buffalo early Thursday morning. Slabbing it via I-90 to I 71 to I 70.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-11-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6,634
Views: 297,255
Posted By RonkoRider
Went to Court today and had them lower it to lane...

Went to Court today and had them lower it to lane change w/o signalling- $302 total $268+$30 Court Fee +$4 for using my credit card to pay. I did get two points but I will take the defensive driving...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-11-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6,634
Views: 297,255
Posted By RonkoRider
I believe Oriental Express in Brentwood can hook...

I believe Oriental Express in Brentwood can hook you up. I plan on taking my FZ1 there later this month for similar upgrade.
Forum: The Garage 07-10-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,885
Posted By RonkoRider
Built mine out of an old Italian Ice freezer: ...

Built mine out of an old Italian Ice freezer:

Before:
http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-W5Tm5HK0TUY/U78m67P6y_I/AAAAAAAAEkA/PWjoKyIxURU/s1600/1919121_1252132750337_1073988_n.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 142,483
Posted By RonkoRider
After my test ride last week, the guy after me...

After my test ride last week, the guy after me and I talked about how bad the view was with the stock mirrors. Bar Ends would make it so much better. I could get the mirrors pushed out wide enough...
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 875
Views: 142,483
Posted By RonkoRider
6th gear @ 50 mph? ...

6th gear @ 50 mph?


http://www.taddit.com/2012/12/youre-doing-it-wrong.html

You're riding it wrong. It ain't a Harley!!!!

Rob VB- Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk HD
Forum: Racing 06-30-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,848
Posted By RonkoRider
I agree but the Mods are all powerful.

I agree but the Mods are all powerful.
Forum: Racing 06-30-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,848
Posted By RonkoRider
Hate to rain on the parade, but while reading a...

Hate to rain on the parade, but while reading a ride report where someone asked for donations to keep their ride going, one of the mods chimed in and said that Baldy and the Powers that be do not...
Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 142,483
Posted By RonkoRider
I'll take one in Blue please!

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-iT7BrRHV1Ro/U7BatCiC3xI/AAAAAAAAEjE/qclxRlnermQ/s1600/10492391_10204426978461423_1490087733579569053_n.jpg

Test rode it yesterday.

AWESOME power both going fast and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-24-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 875
Views: 142,483
Posted By RonkoRider
On the BMWMOA Facebook page, I'm seeing posts...

On the BMWMOA Facebook page, I'm seeing posts with concerns of the build quality being poor- plastic falling off, etc.

Anyone see anything similar or is it just the usual random anomaly?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-21-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,107
Posted By RonkoRider
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Road warriors 06-19-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 44,953
Posted By RonkoRider
Does that mean it needs a 220 volt outlet to...

Does that mean it needs a 220 volt outlet to charge? So if I'm out of juice on the road and I need to plug in, I need a 220volt outlet? WTF?
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 463
Views: 115,777
Posted By RonkoRider
I agree! They look awesome! If my front steps...

I agree! They look awesome! If my front steps hadn't disintegrated, these would be on right now. I'm just afraid that someone will sue my ass if they fall walking into my house. :lol3

These...
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