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Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4,092
Views: 1,312,722
Posted By SRFade
Finally

Picked her up in a light snow shower
http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm287/srfade/a004abeafc0c0a1fae3e5ab8c98349ba.jpg
And brought her home...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2013, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4,092
Views: 1,312,722
Posted By SRFade
Harley

So true. Proof that by limiting supply or creating the perception of a limited supply, you can convince many that the product is worth waiting and paying a premium for regardless of its actual...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4,092
Views: 1,312,722
Posted By SRFade
Motobreck

Purchased up at Motobreck. Deal was negotiated when I put down my deposit. John and Mary were very reasonable and really nice people to deal with. Small and responsive operation. Will be picking...
Forum: Thumpers 03-16-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4,092
Views: 1,312,722
Posted By SRFade
Arrives Tuesday

Got my call yesterday that the bike I put a deposit down on quite a while ago arrives Tuesday :D. Dealer told me that allotments are being distributed over the next few months and he still really...
Forum: Thumpers 01-25-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 4,092
Views: 1,312,722
Posted By SRFade
Cross dresser

Love to see the "Roundel" being sported while riding Orange. Nice style Sutherngintelmen. I'll be there soon :D
Forum: Thumpers 12-05-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6,044
Views: 1,290,339
Posted By SRFade
Clutch Drag?

Fairly new to this bike having purchased a 2010 a few months ago with 1800 miles and 50 hours on the clock. After 20 hours of riding, put the bike in for some minor warranty repairs and its second...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-30-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,005
Posted By SRFade
Nicely Done

Beautiful time of year for the project and a really nice mix of vantage points and effects. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-07-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 6,632
Posted By SRFade
Babe - The Blue Ox

Tanznite Blue - Marks it clearly as an '08
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2010, 11:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,746
Posted By SRFade
Well done!

Really well done video. Norwegian scenery makes it a little easier but well done, nonetheless. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-03-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,476
Posted By SRFade
Lee Parks - Total Control

Check your sightline as well. Comfoprt in turning has a lot to do with your vision discipline. I highly recommend finding and taking a Lee Parks Total Control course. It will have you dropping...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-19-2009, 04:16 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 9,746
Posted By SRFade
Another distraction

I have decided that "the wave" is not worth the consumption of any of my precious attention in an increasingly hostile world for motorcycles. If you consider that attention to detail and the ability...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By SRFade
Took the course last weekend

Report here. You are in for a great time:D

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=10901696&postcount=138
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2009, 08:12 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 40,485
Posted By SRFade
Took the course

Well, just came back from my two day, off road training at the South Carolina BMW Performance Center. I will try to give an overview with a few photos and a link to the rest of the photos and a few...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-08-2009, 09:38 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,778
Posted By SRFade
Draft Horse

decendant of a Medieval War Horse
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2009, 09:56 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 24,305
Posted By SRFade
no longer your "dream bike?"

Hanging out in Gspot (if you are thinking of buying one) is like hanging out in Face Plant if you are thinking of taking up riding. Neither option will be good for your confidence. Just take the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,293
Posted By SRFade
Read it

Still bad advice. Acutally, if the post had just been the sentence I quoted, would have chuckled and moved on, but with the cute little backstory, harder to see the smile of the poster and, well...,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,293
Posted By SRFade
Eh? Really?

How about:

"So my advice is to go slam a few beers and then go out and haul ass around those turns.":huh
Forum: GS Boxers 08-08-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By SRFade
Same here

Same problem and same dealer response. Irritating when I air down for off road and get to see the flashing warning "danger, danger, Will Robinson" for the entire time (along with the "brake failure"...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-04-2009, 11:47 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 40,485
Posted By SRFade
I'm in

Paid my fee last week for a September two day'er. Hoping it has as profound an effect on my off-road abilities as the Lee Parks Total Control course had on my street riding.
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 486
Views: 239,077
Posted By SRFade
Congratulations on a creative ride

Great RR and a really creative rig. Glad Bemidji treated you OK and, by the way, "Babe" is a great name for a motorbike :thumb . Mine is definately an Ox.:lol3
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-06-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,990
Posted By SRFade
Travel Guitar - Pro series

This is what I have. Purchased ten years ago and still straight. Good sound, both acoustically and when plugged in. Shortest "full scale" travel guitar I could find at the time.
...
Forum: Equipment 11-11-2008, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By SRFade
Thank you

Thanks for the tips. Will check them out
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2008, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By SRFade
I will try

I am going to pull the driving lights off of the canbus helper, and go back to a standard configuration - hardwire the relay to the battery and trigger the relay from the high beam. I think the...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2008, 06:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By SRFade
Canbus Fault

Tried it. Tapping into the high beam side makes the canbus throw a fit. Thanks for the thought.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-08-2008, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By SRFade
Thanks

Thanks Stickman. I had found the Autoswitch mentioned in at least one thread here on my canbus search. I think I saw that there was even one that can control two sets of aux lights depending on how...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-07-2008, 09:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 733
Posted By SRFade
Canbus "helper"

Wondering if anyone here has uped the fuse on the 15 amp canbus helper to a 20 amp? I am running 220 watts of auxillary lighting and while I don't want to make a practice of running all four lights...
Forum: Equipment 11-06-2008, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By SRFade
Thanks

Thanks for the thoughts. I have used a DeLorme mapping product with a USB GPS on my laptop and a time synched digital camera with somewhat disappointing results. Given the questionable GPS quality...
Forum: Equipment 11-05-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By SRFade
Nikon CoolPix P6000 - GPS

Just wondering if anybody has had experience with this higher end "point and shoot?" It's the only camera that I have found with a built in GPS that will automatically geocode its photos. As a...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-05-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 15,473
Posted By SRFade
Babe, The Blue Ox

Seems only appropriate for the blue bike that carries a tractor engine. I use her to plow fields when we aren't flying the highways.
Forum: Face plant 10-19-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,437
Posted By SRFade
One Less

Second Rifle season opened yesterday in Colorado and I am pleased to let you know there is, at least, one less forest rat to jump in front of us, a "breeder," no less. I will try to fill my Buck and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 444,316
Posted By SRFade
Fish Photos

Great RR and nice fishing photos. You are correct when you say those Brookies remind you of a Dolly Varden; the are actually both Char in the same genus - Salvelinus
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-18-2008, 08:36 PM
Replies: 583
Views: 55,327
Posted By SRFade
Touratech Mount

All good advice but you might want to consider the Touratech locking cradle. I had the standard RAM setup for my 478 but couldn't really get comfortable with the lack of "five finger" security. ...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-06-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,933
Views: 396,666
Posted By SRFade
478 here

I looked hard at both and ended up with the 478. I think the 478 is a more complete tool than the Zumo, particularly for travel off road. Very effective track functions with an automatic resolution...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-06-2008, 06:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By SRFade
Mine was fine

Installed on my '08 and fit perfectly. None of the issues you describe although the screw threads were "compromised" a little bit on installation. Otherwise, seems like a pretty stout piece of gear...
Forum: The Garage 08-05-2008, 09:23 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,314
Posted By SRFade
Water

Um yea, that must be why he is now buying up all of the water rights he can get his hands on; we'll need it to grow our fuel, not food.

Sorry for the thread detour, rrburke3141.
Forum: The Garage 08-05-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,314
Posted By SRFade
Not quite right

I would agree that we have done a miserable job of debt management in this country and the payback is diluting our dollar and taxing each and every one of us with a diminishing dollar. However, I...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-04-2008, 04:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,050
Posted By SRFade
Safety first + marginal comfort

Rallye Pro 2 jacket and Airflow 3 pants. Works fine in low humidity, high temp conditions. Tried the Venting Machine pants but had some concerns about the amount of mesh. Probably fine but like...
Forum: The Garage 08-04-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,314
Posted By SRFade
Ethanol in the Midwest

Interesting phenomenon on my trip up to Minnesota from Colorado this week. "Super" unleaded (higher "octane") is actually cheaper than Regular unleaded:huh , but contains the 10% Ethanol blend and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-02-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,220
Views: 826,514
Posted By SRFade
The Blue Ox...

headed for Gillette

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm287/srfade/DSC02071.jpg
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-10-2008, 07:02 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 21,948
Posted By SRFade
Geneva, IL

Geneva, IL BB Had five in stock at $539 today while I was in Chicago on business. Riverside, IL BB still had a dummy on display and price tag of $449 but were out of stock. Asked the sales guy lto...
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