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Forum: Day Trippin' 05-28-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By Buck760
Riding and Dining down the CA Coast

My wife and I took a 4-day trip from San Diego north to Carmel via an inland route, then rode the coast south. It was her first multi-day motorbike trip, and she was a trooper. We departed late...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 720
Posted By Buck760
I just received one for my Road King. Very fast...

I just received one for my Road King. Very fast free USPS shipping, and nice clock. Thanks OP!

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-Zx39mHC/0/XL/i-Zx39mHC-XL.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,365
Posted By Buck760
Thread from 2012: ...

Thread from 2012:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=811931&highlight=Extreme+heat
Forum: Alaska 03-20-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,969
Posted By Buck760
I shipped in 2011 without crating; in the...

I shipped in 2011 without crating; in the interim, Northland has been bought by Linden...therefore the change.

Bigger isn't always better!
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,700
Posted By Buck760
When I lived in the PNW, I went with Smartwool...

When I lived in the PNW, I went with Smartwool socks and used the chemical warmers on the tops of my feet - when I first tried them I placed them in the footbed of my boots but they didn't work. Good...
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 19,788
Posted By Buck760
[QUOTE=Low Down;23636478]Very nice RK Buck760. I...

[QUOTE=Low Down;23636478]Very nice RK Buck760. I enjoy the shit outta mine.


Thank you - yours as well!
Forum: Road warriors 03-07-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 19,788
Posted By Buck760
Thank you for the compliment. Battery, Speed...

Thank you for the compliment.

Battery, Speed Sensor, and I had a few minor leaks - it only had 30k miles on it when I bought it last year (it's up to 40k now), so I expected a few things. I also...
Forum: Road warriors 03-06-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 19,788
Posted By Buck760
2002 FLHRI Road King It has the 5-speed; I...

2002 FLHRI Road King
It has the 5-speed; I enjoy the way it lopes along effortlessly at 80. As another said earlier in this thread, they seem to be built to comfortably handle the speed limit (and a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-05-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,054
Posted By Buck760
http://http://www.northlandservices.com...

http://http://www.northlandservices.com (http://www.northlandservices.com)

I simply called their booking department, and they explained the process, and quoted me.

It looks like they have been...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-05-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,054
Posted By Buck760
From 2011 ...

From 2011
http://http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16290849&postcount=58 (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16290849&postcount=58)
Forum: Alaska 03-05-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,969
Posted By Buck760
From 2011... ...

From 2011...
http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=16290849&postcount=58
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,886
Posted By Buck760
I commuted year-round for several years when I...

I commuted year-round for several years when I lived in the PNW. I never got cold wearing fleece long underwear beneath my Gerbings, and a Roadcrafter jacket.
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,743
Posted By Buck760
I could be mistaken, but it looks to me (RWH web...

I could be mistaken, but it looks to me (RWH web site) like the Utility pants are made in Duluth, and the AD1's are made offshore. May be easier to customize?
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,743
Posted By Buck760
Aerostich has a road show in SD this week, and...

Aerostich has a road show in SD this week, and they had the Utility pants on the rack. They seemed much lighter than regular Darien's (probably due to lack of leg zippers), and, as stated, the fit...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By Buck760
Aerostich in SD

In case any of you might be interested...here for a few more days. I stopped by earlier today - they have a wide variety of suits in varying sizes for fitting. Not affiliated.
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,988
Posted By Buck760
The Goonies

I lived in Astoria when the movie was filmed, and met John Matuszak in the weight room at the YMCA. I felt like a little kid when I shook his hand - his hand was the size of a catchers glove. He was...
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,271
Posted By Buck760
try this... ...

try this...
http://www.aerostich.com/clothing/clothing/scarves-and-masks/aerostich-fleece-wind-triangle.html
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,271
Posted By Buck760
For not-too-cold everyday commuting, I liked the...

For not-too-cold everyday commuting, I liked the Turtle Fur. For colder, longer, wet conditions, the Aerostich Wind Triangle (Gore-Tex) worked well for me.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-13-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 33,686
Posted By Buck760
I test-rode one yesterday for about an hour. My...

I test-rode one yesterday for about an hour. My observations, albeit a brief ride:

Engine/Transmission - Very, very quick with lots of torque. I didn't find the transmission to be clunky, but when...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-18-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,229
Posted By Buck760
Thank you all for the replies. I am thinking...

Thank you all for the replies. I am thinking about the new GSA, mostly due to fuel range. Hate the thought of spending that much money, and then having to fork out more for an after-market seat. My...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-17-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,229
Posted By Buck760
GSW Seat

Wondering if the seat on the new bike is any better than the typical BMW OEM brick?

Thanks in advance for comments.
Forum: Equipment 08-28-2013, 11:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,743
Posted By Buck760
As they don't have the outside leg full-length...

As they don't have the outside leg full-length zippers, I wonder if you can just get the hem trimmed at a local seamstress?
Forum: Equipment 08-27-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,743
Posted By Buck760
Aerostich Utility Pants

http://www.aerostich.com/jackets-pants/utility-pants
Anybody try these? I'm wondering how they compare with Darien's or AD1's for fit and touring capabilities.
Thanks in advance.
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 11,573
Posted By Buck760
I bought a new-to-me 2002 RK. Included were the...

I bought a new-to-me 2002 RK. Included were the lever-attached fringe. They lasted for the first 30 minutes of my ownership - I didn't even think they looked "cool", let alone have a purpose.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 43,590
Posted By Buck760
Your intentions are honorable. BMW may have a...

Your intentions are honorable. BMW may have a different viewpoint. I should have added "DAMHIK" to my post. Back to lurking on this thread for me.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 392
Views: 43,590
Posted By Buck760
I would stay away from posting about this...

I would stay away from posting about this situation online (even though we are all curious). Find the email address for BMW USA CEO, and express your concerns, especially safety, along with offering...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,281
Posted By Buck760
+1. I have a pair of perforated Topsiders that I...

+1. I have a pair of perforated Topsiders that I usually take on bike trips. Great in summer.
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 51,606
Posted By Buck760
I might be mistaken, but I believe the newer ones...

I might be mistaken, but I believe the newer ones are tubeless spoked.

Last week I rented a Street Glide one day, and a Road King another. I preferred the RK, as I found the SG a bit harsh with...
Forum: Equipment 12-20-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,876
Posted By Buck760
+1 - Works for me in the PNW

+1 - Works for me in the PNW
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 100,182
Posted By Buck760
Loving mine. Chased a fuel mixture problem this...

Loving mine. Chased a fuel mixture problem this summer, and ended up with rebuilt throttle bodies and new fuel injectors, after I had already changed the throttle cables and bowden box. Also changed...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-09-2012, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,100
Posted By Buck760
Same with a Corbin, with a Roadcrafter - good to...

Same with a Corbin, with a Roadcrafter - good to go.
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2012, 08:41 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 16,504
Posted By Buck760
Same for me, which is why I'm getting the HD...

Same for me, which is why I'm getting the HD itch; I found the 96 to be insufficient...can't beat the dealer network either.
Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7,349
Views: 1,085,648
Posted By Buck760
Rented an E-Glide Ltd the other day, and was...

Rented an E-Glide Ltd the other day, and was pleasantly surprised by the low end torque and nimbleness of the big bike. I'm kind of getting the itch, but don't need the radio and fairing....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-22-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 509
Posted By Buck760
Young Rider Lost

http://www.thenewstribune.com/2012/08/22/2264584/remembering-ty-barnes.html

This one very close to my home, and a friend of my son. RIP, and Godspeed to his family.
Forum: Equipment 07-30-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,503
Posted By Buck760
I just travelled from San Diego to the PNW in a...

I just travelled from San Diego to the PNW in a two-piece Black RC. It was in the high 90's in northern CA. I had the LD Comfort long-sleeve shirt and tights underneath, and went with the...
Forum: Road warriors 07-30-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,886
Posted By Buck760
New Baby!

http://ghbuck.smugmug.com/photos/i-8BbKCvt/0/L/i-8BbKCvt-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,325
Posted By Buck760
A lot of riders, myself included, prefer a heated...

A lot of riders, myself included, prefer a heated jacket to a vest. YMMV.
Forum: Equipment 07-13-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,325
Posted By Buck760
I live in the South Sound, and commute and ride...

I live in the South Sound, and commute and ride year-round. I have both two-piece R/C and Darien Light. Mostly use the R/C because of ease of in-and-out, with heated jacket, grips, and fleece under....
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 208,800
Posted By Buck760
Thanks, I got the blue...no photos as of yet...

Thanks, I got the blue...no photos as of yet...
Forum: Road warriors 07-12-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1,560
Views: 208,800
Posted By Buck760
Sprint GT

I just took delivery of a new 2011. I only have about 500 miles over the weekend so far; my initial thoughts:

Riding position is not too bad - I'm used to riding an 1150GS, so it's an adjustment....
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