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Forum: Airheads 12-13-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 109,444
Posted By lotus
R80ST headlamp needed in AUS

Hey All -

I've recently moved to Australia and in order to register my R80ST from the US I need a headlamp for driving on the left. Does anyone know where I can find one used here in Oz??? I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,240
Posted By lotus
Woot! Looking forward to hearing about your ride...

Woot! Looking forward to hearing about your ride and seeing pictures.
Off to a good start - Keep up the good work!

subscribed :D
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 35,804
Posted By lotus
How timely!

A week ago I purchased the new Roadcrafter Lightweight One Piece Suit. I paced anxiously for days waiting for my new suit to arrive. I had sent them my measurements, riding style and information...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-14-2010, 01:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,272
Posted By lotus
happy happy birthday!!

happy happy birthday!!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-14-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,353
Posted By lotus
Yahoo! Thanks Ladybug - I'm looking forward to...

Yahoo! Thanks Ladybug - I'm looking forward to attending this again with all y'all! Either weekend works for me.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-09-2010, 03:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,976
Posted By lotus
Boy that snow looks familiar! I slipped, slided...

Boy that snow looks familiar! I slipped, slided and biffed it there. Broke my left pannier right off.

Looking forward to the rest of your RR!!
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 40,346
Posted By lotus
Great ride report Cesar!! It was fun riding...

Great ride report Cesar!! It was fun riding together and, now, seeing the rest of your RR makes me want to do the route you took! What a fabulous route!! Great photos.

:clap

To Ladybug:...
Forum: Airheads 06-24-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 887
Views: 109,444
Posted By lotus
Thanks all! Maybe she'll make it here in time for...

Thanks all! Maybe she'll make it here in time for me to ride over the hill to the BMW MOA National Rally. (fingers crossed)

:ricky

And a note - Like Airhead Wrangler's ST, although mine was...
Forum: Airheads 06-23-2010, 08:47 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 109,444
Posted By lotus
found the one!

As of today I'm happy to announce I now own an ST - at least I have a piece of paper in my hands that says I do! The bike will have to be shipped from across the country. #7786

This bike has...
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2010, 04:00 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 109,444
Posted By lotus
Thanks mark1305 & mymindsok!:thumb If...

Thanks mark1305 & mymindsok!:thumb

If you're ever in Eugene, Oregon I'd love to treat you to a good bottle of wine or a microbrew!
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2010, 02:33 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 109,444
Posted By lotus
Thanks! It's clear your mind is OK :nod

Thanks!

It's clear your mind is OK :nod
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 887
Views: 109,444
Posted By lotus
Mark1305 is it relatively easy to see if there...

Mark1305 is it relatively easy to see if there has been valve seat recession? Is this something I should ask Gateway BMW to check before I consider buying from them?

Thanks for all your wisdom...
Forum: Airheads 06-17-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 887
Views: 109,444
Posted By lotus
Honz at Gateway BMW is checking the compression...

Honz at Gateway BMW is checking the compression on that silver beauty for me today. :clap He did mention the valve cover sealant. (He's getting A++ for forthrightness) What issues might that be...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 887
Views: 109,444
Posted By lotus
Thanks Mark, I asked about the un-original...

Thanks Mark,

I asked about the un-original paint scheme. The current owner said that there were some spots that had been worn and it didn't appear that it had been any other color than green. He...
Forum: Airheads 06-16-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 887
Views: 109,444
Posted By lotus
Wtb R80st

Hello everyone-

I just sold my 2009 F650GS Twin and want to replace it with a R80ST. I have signed up for the Yahoo Group and asked for any leads and thought I'd come over to my ADVRider...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-13-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 49,946
Posted By lotus
AWESOME

AWESOME
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-13-2010, 09:48 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 49,946
Posted By lotus
DEEELLLLIIIICCCCIIIIOUUUUSSSS!! Thanks Ladybug...

DEEELLLLIIIICCCCIIIIOUUUUSSSS!! Thanks Ladybug for sharing!:clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-11-2010, 07:19 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 49,946
Posted By lotus
Arrived home last night, wet, tired and with all...

Arrived home last night, wet, tired and with all sorts of aches and pains. How nice to arrive to a clean house, a crackling fire and a bath with Eucalyptus and Arnica bath salts- AAAAHHHHHHH! When...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-05-2010, 03:52 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 49,946
Posted By lotus
You bet LeanWonderful! Hopefully Sector can meet...

You bet LeanWonderful! Hopefully Sector can meet up with us there too!!

Buzzy - it would be nice if you could meet up with us too.

Did we decide initially we'd be on the 30?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-04-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 49,946
Posted By lotus
Edit - I think I may want a shower by Sunday...

Edit - I think I may want a shower by Sunday night... hmmm... I might just ride south after class until tired and find a motel.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-04-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 49,946
Posted By lotus
LenaWonderful - count me in for a meet up. Do you...

LenaWonderful - count me in for a meet up. Do you have that Safeway address? I'll program it into my GPS. At 11:00AM?

LadyBug thanks for making reservations - count me in for dinner!

I'm...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-02-2010, 09:12 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 49,946
Posted By lotus
So, I'm coming from Eugene, OR... will be riding...

So, I'm coming from Eugene, OR... will be riding the lil' XT and wondering if anyone else is planning on doing alternate routes? I'd like to find a scenic/fun route to take up. Is anyone else...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-26-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 49,946
Posted By lotus
Sand pit??!! I'll bring the Advil!! :kurt

Sand pit??!! I'll bring the Advil!!

:kurt
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-23-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 49,946
Posted By lotus
This is a pet-peeve of mine, you look for women...

This is a pet-peeve of mine, you look for women specific riding gear and the most common color is pink. I believe the manufacturers are out of touch with their color choices. blah blah blah......
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 49,946
Posted By lotus
Phew!! What would I do without good coffee... it...

Phew!! What would I do without good coffee... it just wouldn't be pretty.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-19-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 49,946
Posted By lotus
Took the words out of my mouth katego! :nod ...

Took the words out of my mouth katego! :nod

Looking forward to hanging out and riding with you all!
:kumbaya

Rebecca
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-16-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 49,946
Posted By lotus
Thanks for the info CampLady. It would be...

Thanks for the info CampLady.

It would be great to meet you and Gary on Friday night!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-15-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 49,946
Posted By lotus
A Friday night meet and greet sounds great! Has...

A Friday night meet and greet sounds great! Has someone mentioned a time? I will be riding my XT up so I'll probably be taking my sweet time.

:ricky
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-11-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 608
Views: 49,946
Posted By lotus
Got the 2nd to last seat!!

Hey all- I am so glad that I saw a post from Ladybug this morning and saw her link about this class! I have been wanting to attend a women's specific class for a while now. Thank you to those of...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-10-2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,493
Posted By lotus
Hey Nordstrom, I have the same issue. I lock my...

Hey Nordstrom, I have the same issue. I lock my elbows when on my F650GS or I end up leaning forward which then makes for uncomfortable nether-regions. Please post what you find. I want to do...
Forum: Parallel Universe 08-21-2009, 01:10 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 29,975
Posted By lotus
needing help

Hey all - I'm very curious if this install would work for the F650GS Twin.

I'm very frustrated with the fit of this bike for rides longer than 30 minutes. I really feel I need the bars back...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-02-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By lotus
Hwy 36 does look like quite the ride but I think...

Hwy 36 does look like quite the ride but I think it'll have to wait for a future ride. 20 to the 101 looks more populated which is why I'm 99% sure I'll go that route... first signs of fatigue I'm...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-01-2007, 03:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By lotus
dakariste~ sorry I keep failing to answer your...

dakariste~ sorry I keep failing to answer your question as to what bike I'm picking up. The bike is an '05 F650GS. So, I'm guessing by your "handle" it's probably the little sister to your bike. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-01-2007, 10:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By lotus
Hot tub while sipping a latte?! I'm there! :D ...

Hot tub while sipping a latte?! I'm there! :D



Oh yeah? I was just doing a bit of research and found some guys trip journal on Yahoo trip planner. He made mention of "special" parking...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2007, 07:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By lotus
Thanks 2dumnotto, I appreciate the contact...

Thanks 2dumnotto, I appreciate the contact information!

Dakariste- funny you should mention that Inn... I was just on their website last night. I think I'm going to stop at around Garberville...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By lotus
Chains required on Hwy 101?!? :eek1 Wow! I bet...

Chains required on Hwy 101?!? :eek1 Wow! I bet that doesn't happen very often.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-27-2007, 06:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By lotus
[quote=dakariste] Of course in this gigantic...

[quote=dakariste]
Of course in this gigantic storm, I5 may be closed, 101 will be an adventure worthy of Ahab...[quote] :lol3

Frogg Toggs are definitely on my gear list!

There are many...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-26-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By lotus
Thanks Phone Guy and Mr Endro for the replies! ...

Thanks Phone Guy and Mr Endro for the replies!

Mr Endro- I'm taking the train to downtown Sac (just couldn't beat $51 compared to nearly $190 to fly) The man that sold me the bike will be...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-26-2007, 04:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By lotus
Thanks Johnny and Stormdog, I'll eyeball those...

Thanks Johnny and Stormdog, I'll eyeball those routes. I haven't made definitive plans yet... but I'd like to fly down this Saturday and begin traveling back on the same day. Hopefully make it to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-26-2007, 03:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,193
Posted By lotus
Need Route help- Sacramento to Oregon

Hey everyone,

I just purchased a new bike that I have to pick up in Sacramento and ride back to Eugene, OR. I need to avoid the Siskyous (lots of snow!) and prefer to avoid I-5 as much as...
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