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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-23-2013, 10:47 AM
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Posted By rich_mc
No idea - Enough for a riding lawnmower -...

No idea - Enough for a riding lawnmower - Originally bought it @ TSC. PM me to arrange pickup time/address...Thx
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-23-2013, 10:28 AM
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Posted By rich_mc
Spam alert part 2

Since Byron can apparently spam, I'll come out of left field from a few years of post-less-ness and spam it up too...

In Urbana - Pick-up only since I don't have a truck anymore or a car big...
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 82,313
Posted By rich_mc
Somewhere in SE Ohio ...

Somewhere in SE Ohio

http://richmc.smugmug.com/Other/Street-Triple-R/i-3PHZrsc/0/O/I-see-you.jpg

Blue Ridge Parkway
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Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 260,710
Posted By rich_mc
Did a little research....it sounds as though the...

Did a little research....it sounds as though the dart manta interferes with the master cylinder and reservoir hose at full lock.... Sounds as though some open hand adjustment is warranted for a work...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 260,710
Posted By rich_mc
Got excited briefly, but then see it doesn't fit...

Got excited briefly, but then see it doesn't fit the R model.....Bummer....
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2012, 11:05 AM
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Views: 260,710
Posted By rich_mc
Dakez - Your observations are the exact reason...

Dakez - Your observations are the exact reason I'm a bit apprehensive about trading out for a different bike for my trip... While it's not the greatest for touring, it's just so damn good at...
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 260,710
Posted By rich_mc
How much does the little fairing thing over the...

How much does the little fairing thing over the headlights help with fatigue on long rides?

I've listed my str for sale in preparation for a trip from OH to AK and back in August, thinking I...
Forum: Road warriors 05-21-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 260,710
Posted By rich_mc
Just listed mine FS in the flea market... New...

Just listed mine FS in the flea market... New pics in next day or so... Tell your friends....
Forum: Road warriors 05-19-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,998
Posted By rich_mc
Went and looked at it today.... whoever did the...

Went and looked at it today.... whoever did the mod did a nice job, and it did looked like the RS fairing... Cee bailey windscreen.... the old headlight bracket looked as though it had been saw cut...
Forum: Road warriors 05-18-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 18,998
Posted By rich_mc
http://www.motorsportsofdayton.com/new_vehicle_det...

http://www.motorsportsofdayton.com/new_vehicle_detail.asp?sid=06277124X5K18K2012J7I23I07JPMQ6157R0&veh=68629&pov=2650305

Anyone know what this fairings is, and more importantly, can it go away?
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Forum: Road warriors 05-08-2012, 07:50 PM
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Views: 260,710
Posted By rich_mc
What kind of sliders are those, and would they...

What kind of sliders are those, and would they work as a rest to throw your legs up on during highway runs?

Did about 1100 miles this weekend, and was really looking for a way to stretch my legs...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-21-2012, 05:32 AM
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Posted By rich_mc
Sup everyone? Been a long time since I've said...

Sup everyone? Been a long time since I've said hello.... lots of work over the winter, but did get the bike out and have logged about 1500 so far this year..... Still planning to head to AK in June,...
Forum: Road warriors 04-20-2012, 05:19 PM
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Views: 260,710
Posted By rich_mc
Highest mileage tire with performance secondary...

Highest mileage tire with performance secondary to longevity?

Planning a trip for July of about 9K miles and don't wanna have to change tires along the way....

I'm kinda thinking Metz Z6? I...
Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2011, 06:29 PM
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Views: 260,710
Posted By rich_mc
Nice pics BSU ..... Headed to NY for a work...

Nice pics BSU .....

Headed to NY for a work meeting on mine in a couple days.... Should be about 750 miles over 2 days.... Route looks like I'll be able to completely avoid the interstate :thumb
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-29-2011, 06:44 PM
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Posted By rich_mc
I had Givi E21's on mine....relatively cheap,...

I had Givi E21's on mine....relatively cheap, lockable, removable, etc....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-29-2011, 05:22 PM
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Posted By rich_mc
Whitebread, I've got an SASD for you.....

Whitebread, I've got an SASD for you.....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-29-2011, 01:59 PM
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Posted By rich_mc
rich_ultralurker_mc here - good to see you & Mer...

rich_ultralurker_mc here - good to see you & Mer last night Meef - Hope your ride back home was as nice as ours; did the proverbial ride off into the sunset...and thx for the new sticker :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-12-2011, 05:34 AM
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Views: 1,826
Posted By rich_mc
Thanks...it was a great time.... was fun to do a...

Thanks...it was a great time.... was fun to do a shorter, more relaxing trip than the 600ish mile per day trips I've normally done in the past.... I did find there's more good riding closer to home...
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2011, 07:46 PM
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Posted By rich_mc
Got back from my trip a couple days ago...Ended...

Got back from my trip a couple days ago...Ended up riding 7 days for a total of 1837 miles on the Triple...Was good fun - crummy ride report here: ...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-11-2011, 07:36 PM
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Posted By rich_mc
Just popped in here for the first time in a...

Just popped in here for the first time in a couple months...Sorry to hear about the biff CS Goonie..Hope you feel better soon :thumb

A few of you made recommendations when I asked about the BRP...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-11-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,826
Posted By rich_mc
Day 7 was the roughest morning yet, which is good...

Day 7 was the roughest morning yet, which is good since it was to be the longest day of riding...I had to get back to work the next morning, so it was just going to be a freeway blast...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-11-2011, 07:07 PM
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Posted By rich_mc
Day 6 was just a freeway blast from Gatlinburg...

Day 6 was just a freeway blast from Gatlinburg over to Nashville...We were slated to see Darius Rucker that evening @ the Wildhorse Saloon and wanted to get there early enough to be able to clean up...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-11-2011, 06:38 PM
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Posted By rich_mc
We didn't need to be in Nashville until Day 6, so...

We didn't need to be in Nashville until Day 6, so we decided to take advantage of the spectacularly nice and cheap hotel again, and chose to ride locally and stay in Gatlinburg again that night...
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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-11-2011, 06:21 PM
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Posted By rich_mc
Woke up the next morning to find the sun...

Woke up the next morning to find the sun shining....again....

http://richmc.smugmug.com/Other/BRP-2011/i-xjN5nZd/0/M/2011-06-0409-04-09253-M.jpg

Finished the Blue Ridge that day and stopped...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-11-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,826
Posted By rich_mc
Woke up in the morning and found this in the...

Woke up in the morning and found this in the hotel room...Figured it'd make a good trip mascot, so he was taken along for the ride...
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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-11-2011, 05:48 PM
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Posted By rich_mc
Day 2 We had stayed at a Super 8 in Weston...

Day 2

We had stayed at a Super 8 in Weston and woke up slightly hung over, but not bad...

Headed on down 33 until we hit Skyline Blvd and the guardshack where we got the privilege of paying...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-11-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,826
Posted By rich_mc
Relaxing and Rambling a Street Triple on the BRP

I'm generally used to doing longer rides, but the fact that I don't currently have a big tourer or even really a plan made this a trip without much direction...

Few months ago I asked my buddy...
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2011, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 260,710
Posted By rich_mc
Sweet...thanks....was able to just get it shut...

Sweet...thanks....was able to just get it shut off...much better now..... 600 miles in last 2 days and all is well except for a weird sound as I come to a stop, but its intermittent....
Forum: Road warriors 06-01-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 260,710
Posted By rich_mc
Started on my trip today and forgot to reset the...

Started on my trip today and forgot to reset the shift light from where they had it set for break in period.... can any of you tell me how to set it up higher than 5K rpm ....?
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 260,710
Posted By rich_mc
I did have a few beers in by the time I read your...

I did have a few beers in by the time I read your post, but still Musta read wrong.... regardless, work fine with stock exhaust.... I think they would bolt up to non stock exhaust bikes... back bolts...
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2011, 04:28 PM
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Views: 260,710
Posted By rich_mc
Yep, you're wrong...mine has the stock exhaust...

Yep, you're wrong...mine has the stock exhaust and no issues with interference... :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2011, 02:38 PM
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Views: 260,710
Posted By rich_mc
Looks like you had a nice ride Shep...actually...

Looks like you had a nice ride Shep...actually quite similar to the destinations I'll have on my upcoming trip....

I looked at the Kriega option, but was concerned about how easy it would be to...
Forum: Road warriors 05-30-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 260,710
Posted By rich_mc
OK - I've been SUPER BUSY @ work, so I haven't...

OK - I've been SUPER BUSY @ work, so I haven't had the chance to take pics and get them posted up, but did finally take the time yesterday to get them taken...

Misc pics of the brackets for the...
Forum: Vendors 05-23-2011, 10:25 AM
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Views: 249,121
Posted By rich_mc
One more thing - maybe I'm just dense, but I...

One more thing - maybe I'm just dense, but I don't see the price for the unit anywhere?? Though I did see shipping, etc :dunno
Forum: Vendors 05-23-2011, 10:23 AM
Replies: 1,468
Views: 249,121
Posted By rich_mc
Is this system what I/we want? Facts: 1....

Is this system what I/we want?

Facts:
1. My wife and I ride separate bikes.
2. We both have Bluetooth capable android phones.

Desires:
1. Pair them to the phone and be able to hear...
Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2011, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 260,710
Posted By rich_mc
Finally got notice that my Hepco Becker C-Bow...

Finally got notice that my Hepco Becker C-Bow Luggage brackets came in from Europe and are now on their way to me :deal

Hope to have some installed pics to post by end of week :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 04-25-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 260,710
Posted By rich_mc
Got about 250 miles with it so far...Bag is...

Got about 250 miles with it so far...Bag is nice... I'd say the ring mount is worth the extra few bucks....

Zippers are a little tight, but think those will break in and run a bit smoother with...
Forum: Road warriors 04-12-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 260,710
Posted By rich_mc
Got in about 250 miles on Sunday and am now...

Got in about 250 miles on Sunday and am now finally ready for the first service.... Thinking once the service is done that I might have to "ignore" the recommended break-in procedure - This thing is...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,021
Posted By rich_mc
I had a 650 Strom before...Nice bike and had no...

I had a 650 Strom before...Nice bike and had no issues with it....That was a few years ago...

Just recently picked up a 2011 Street Triple R....Still in the honeymoon phase with it as I've only...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2011, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1,130
Views: 260,710
Posted By rich_mc
When looking for tankbags, I could find very few...

When looking for tankbags, I could find very few pics online...So I took extras in case some other poor bastard is trying to find pics installed....

2011 Street Triple R
Givi T480 Tankbag
Givi...
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