Can't Get Beyond Starbucks.

Discussion in 'Alaska' started by HackyMoto, May 14, 2013.

  1. Beezer

    Beezer Long timer Supporter

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    so pour me another cup 'o coffee, for it is the best in the land....
    I'll put a nickle in the juke box, 'cause I'm a Beemer drivin' man......
    I said I'mmmm a Beemer drivin' mannnnn,
    yes, I'm a Beemer drivin' mannnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn
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  2. grandelatte

    grandelatte Consistently Inconsistent Supporter

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    I love coffee, I love tea
    I love the java jive and it loves me
    Coffee and tea and the BEEMER and me
    A cup, a cup, a cup, a cup, a cup
    Yeah!
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  3. djroszina

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    So, why are GSs considered “geezer” bikes in England and Europe, but are latte sipping hipster bikes in the Canada and the US? I’ve been riding them for years and I’m suffering a bit of identity crisis. I’ll just have to ponder some more after I put my teeth in and grab a cup of coffee.
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  4. Tewster2

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    Haha...older bmws = enjoy the ride.....new bmws = enjoy trying to get everything synced :lol3
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  5. djroszina

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    I remember the conversation I had with a younger woman who worked at the local Kawasaki / BMW dealer. The year was 1995 and we were both in our early thirties. When she found out I had bought a BMW she asked, why would you wish to be seen on a BMW, at the time they were rode by 50 year old “kinda dorky oddball guys”... they were great machines, but their optics were not cool at all...I’ve had one ever since then, and am now 57, so I think I’m just starting to fit in. Although my selection of some of them cause staunch BMW riders to shake their heads in wonder. Show up at a BMW ride on a piped G450X and you’ll see what I mean.
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  6. legion

    legion Honking the Horn

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    Ha! The more things change...
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  7. Beezer

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    hey... I was a dorky oddball guy 50 years ago.. hows that for ya. as for stodgy BMWs... 1200GS not quick enough? have doubters try an HP4 or a 1000RR
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  8. Tom S

    Tom S Can I ride it?

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    :hmmmmm Are you saying that now you're not?
    :lol3
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  9. Beezer

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    refining the process in fact.... :flip
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  10. Tom S

    Tom S Can I ride it?

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    :thumbYou must have lost the 'dorky' part.
    Beezer bike P1000436.jpg
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  11. Beezer

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    what kinda dork builds a steampunk motorcycle?
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  12. djroszina

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    Dorks are cool. I’ve been making it that way since 1995 myself.
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  13. ErraticAKn

    ErraticAKn On roads less traveled...

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    Sooooo, just back from another Baja trip and getting caught up on the threads. For those that need the Java - there is a Starbucks in Deadhorse.
    The AOH camp brews their beans and has the signage up in the coffee shop.
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  14. djroszina

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    Starbucks=fuel for the BMW
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  16. legion

    legion Honking the Horn

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    Burke can whip you up an awesome porsche. Amazing decks, too.
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  17. HackyMoto

    HackyMoto TEAM USA GS TROPHY 2012

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    Seem’s fitting :*sip*

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  18. djroszina

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    That song is very inspiring. I just went out to check the status light on the battery tender. We are going to have 50 degree days up here in WI...I just might brave it and take the GS to Starbucks tomorrow or Tuesday.
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  19. dirtdoug

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    Thanks Hackymoto, i just spent 45 minutes watching a documentary on Steve Marriott and humble pie.....how did i not hear them before...guess im not old enough.
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  20. HackyMoto

    HackyMoto TEAM USA GS TROPHY 2012

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    First ride on the new biiiike, it took me straight to StarBucks ☕️ Nice biiike it’s already trained. Must be pre programmed in the TFT software :ricky


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