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Forum: Road warriors 09-12-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 16,349
Posted By BCC
I'm seriously attempting to slow down and have...

I'm seriously attempting to slow down and have been for two years, so no more K's for me and certainly not an S. But an R? Well, maybe. Because you know, the HD might, just might, be too slow to be...
Forum: Road warriors 09-09-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 16,349
Posted By BCC
!8,0000 manly track miles on a S1000RR must be a...

!8,0000 manly track miles on a S1000RR must be a hoot. Hope the bike is fixed.
Forum: Road warriors 09-03-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 174,395
Posted By BCC
While I should be saving every penny for...

While I should be saving every penny for retirement and I don't need another bike, either of those two machines is on my mind. You, sir, are not helping.:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 174,395
Posted By BCC
Beautiful. This bike really doesn't look...

Beautiful.

This bike really doesn't look 'pipe & slippers' to me, at all. It simply looks fast and comfortable.
Forum: Road warriors 08-22-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,992
Posted By BCC
My RC51 had it. My f4i was a track appliance, so...

My RC51 had it. My f4i was a track appliance, so nope, not much.

Most 'souless' Japanese bike ever made? FJR, unquestionably.
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,430
Posted By BCC
I'm really digging my Ultra Limited, too. But,...

I'm really digging my Ultra Limited, too. But, um, I kinda want something faster in the twisties. Maybe.

Done 3 gs/gsa's and a few RS/GT/S too.

I'm thinking the RT might be a nice addition. And...
Forum: Road warriors 08-01-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,354
Posted By BCC
It depends so much on the person..... There...

It depends so much on the person.....

There are many old BMW guys who don't like all the new fangled technology on their bikes.

I'm definitely getting up there in age, but I love the things...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,900
Posted By BCC
My lawn mower is Honda, my snowblower is Honda,...

My lawn mower is Honda, my snowblower is Honda, my generator is Honda, my weed wacker is Honda, my dinghy outboard is Honda. Yes, premium priced, but it all works efficiently and as advertised.

A...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,498
Posted By BCC
A very good friend is a great rider and Harley...

A very good friend is a great rider and Harley guy. He made the switch to a 3 wheeler last year because of health issues and a replacement hip that still bothers him. He opted for a CanAm Spyder, but...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,684
Posted By BCC
I think this is a good thing. The GS would be a...

I think this is a good thing. The GS would be a better offroad bike than the GSA, so putting the heavier flywheel in the GS makes sense, too..
Forum: Road warriors 06-18-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 31,594
Posted By BCC
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 174,395
Posted By BCC
While I don't own any BMW's right now, since '02...

While I don't own any BMW's right now, since '02 we have had a new K12RS, 12GS, CS, R12R, K12S, K13GT and 2 12GS ADV. Three dealerships were involved as we've moved around.

Impeccable service from...
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 174,395
Posted By BCC
That's really good to hear. I've had a ton...

That's really good to hear.

I've had a ton of bikes and I've found BMW and HD to be the best when it comes to demo's, loaners and customer service.

Right now I'm down to one bike. A full...
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1,131
Views: 174,395
Posted By BCC
My HD had a stop ride. I rode it to the...

My HD had a stop ride. I rode it to the dealership and they fixed it a couple of days later. Big internet todo. But no biggie. I'd rather manufacturers do recalls, than mess around. Good luck to...
Forum: Road warriors 04-13-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 3,661
Views: 404,461
Posted By BCC
There are all kinds of folks who drop $30-40K on...

There are all kinds of folks who drop $30-40K on toys, without blinking. There just needs to be the right itch.
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,515
Posted By BCC
A SG has a lowered suspension, so I'm sure it's...

A SG has a lowered suspension, so I'm sure it's not a twisties tool. Neither is a EG, but I bet a capable rider would not let the bike fall behind a GW in the hills.

I got a Limited; the short...
Forum: Equipment 03-30-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 953
Posted By BCC
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: Road warriors 03-28-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,748
Posted By BCC
Right now I've got one old fart bike in the...

Right now I've got one old fart bike in the garage. This would spark things up a bit.
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,738
Posted By BCC
edm11, for reference, I'm 6'3". I ride with...

edm11, for reference, I'm 6'3". I ride with either a full face or more likely on the Limited, a 3/4 helmet with a visor.

The '12 Limited had a higher stock screen that, while I didn't change it, I...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,738
Posted By BCC
I have the '14 Limited, stock. It meets my needs....

I have the '14 Limited, stock. It meets my needs. I now live in flatlandia, but following the typical sportbike rider on an offramp, it keeps up.

Because of other hobbies, my serial bike ownership...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,348
Posted By BCC
My best friend faced that choice too and went...

My best friend faced that choice too and went with a Spyder.. That or your trike would be my choice too, when needed.

Good for you. The ''14 Rushmore Liquids are nice bikes/trikes!
Forum: Road warriors 03-16-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 713
Views: 86,131
Posted By BCC
My wife has a '13 Super Glide with mid controls...

My wife has a '13 Super Glide with mid controls and pegs. My past includes riding quickly. Her Dyna can be ridden with aclarity. When scraping hard bits, nothing dramatic happens. I'm sure it would...
Forum: Road warriors 03-12-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,806
Posted By BCC
Yep. I always wanted to put a barely used 999s at...

Yep. I always wanted to put a barely used 999s at a killer price into the fleet, but I waited too long.
Forum: Road warriors 03-08-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,846
Posted By BCC
I bet you really like it for munching miles in...

I bet you really like it for munching miles in comfort. Congrats!!

When did you get it?
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,846
Posted By BCC
You know you want one.

You know you want one.
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2014, 07:54 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,846
Posted By BCC
I may have done a ton or so on a geared up '14EG...

I may have done a ton or so on a geared up '14EG with good tires and 42 psi f/b with no wobble at all, in sweepers. Radio sucked, though. Stock.
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,478
Posted By BCC
While I don't own a BMW at the moment, I've owned...

While I don't own a BMW at the moment, I've owned many 2002 models and newer.

I've experienced 2 EWS failures & 2 fuels strip problems in total. And our 7 or 8 BMW's were recalled about 6 times,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 18,478
Posted By BCC
I can't stand those derivative Limey bikes,...

I can't stand those derivative Limey bikes, though.
Forum: Road warriors 02-28-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 21,846
Posted By BCC
Very cool.

Very cool.
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 170,262
Posted By BCC
That's easy. Not a cruiser, but ya get the idea. ...

That's easy. Not a cruiser, but ya get the idea.

http://integrity.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/BMW-Performance-Center/BMW-Perfomance-Center/i-ct9m5Bp/0/XL/677693650_p1010524-1-XL.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 02-17-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,562
Views: 170,262
Posted By BCC
So, on a cruiser that's heavy to get off the...

So, on a cruiser that's heavy to get off the sidestand, turn the handlebars all the way to the right, before lifting. Easy peasy.
Forum: Road warriors 02-13-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 912
Posted By BCC
I did track days on a f4i and obviously beat the...

I did track days on a f4i and obviously beat the snot out of it for years. Only the first 500 break in miles were done on the street.

I never had any issues, despite redlining every shift.

I...
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 811
Views: 113,176
Posted By BCC
I suspect you may be wrong on this one. There are...

I suspect you may be wrong on this one. There are many hardcore riders who have moved on to less sporty bikes, who've been intrigued by the rr. The r would make an excellent second bike for us,...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2,468
Views: 237,842
Posted By BCC
Good points. I suspect HD North America has...

Good points. I suspect HD North America has similar thoughts.



Not so much.

Harley dominates the motorcycle market in America. This product makes the brand more accessible to an under...
Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,088
Posted By BCC
I've had 8 or 9 new BMW's and one new Ducati. EWS...

I've had 8 or 9 new BMW's and one new Ducati. EWS problem twice, fuel strip on one and the Duc's been flawless.

Nice bikes.
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 42,435
Posted By BCC
If I was an IBR rider I'd probably be on a FJR....

If I was an IBR rider I'd probably be on a FJR. Cheap & reliable. Stone cold reliable. Perfect as a high mileage appliance. I wouldn't be looking for character, uniqueness, twisties handling, or...
Forum: Road warriors 01-01-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 42,435
Posted By BCC
So, I think we are agreed. FJR is cheap and...

So, I think we are agreed. FJR is cheap and reliable. RT better handling and full featured.

The rest is rationalization.:D
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,970
Posted By BCC
I'm a huge fan of Geza Gear. Used one on a track...

I'm a huge fan of Geza Gear. Used one on a track bike and have one for an Ultra Limited.

Mine aren't perfectly waterproof as they breath. Though they do make them out of different material. In the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-31-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 42,435
Posted By BCC
While I don't own any BMW's at the moment, I have...

While I don't own any BMW's at the moment, I have owned 5 first year R 's & K's & SO owned a F first year. I would own another.

But then, I've also owned a first year Duc.:D
Forum: Road warriors 12-29-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 42,435
Posted By BCC
I've never owned either but I've ridden RT's &...

I've never owned either but I've ridden RT's & FJR's. Twisties? RT, for sure. Not even close.

I would choose a FJR if I was into long distance competition. It does seem to be stone cold reliable....
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