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Forum: Upcoming Yesterday, 07:56 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,965
Posted By r3mac
With another round of snow last night - the rope...

With another round of snow last night - the rope disappeared.

Bring on July
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths Yesterday, 07:49 AM
Replies: 36,126
Views: 9,403,158
Posted By r3mac
I use evernote on the phone to keep track of the...

I use evernote on the phone to keep track of the tire pressures on bike and car.

Even list the 17 different type of oil I could use.....
Forum: Trip Planning 02-20-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,616
Posted By r3mac
Using a trip planner like Furkot allows you to...

Using a trip planner like Furkot allows you to consider stuff that may not seem obvious, like are you an early riser? need a big sit down meal at lunch?

With a start location and destination, a...
Forum: Upcoming 02-18-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,965
Posted By r3mac
At this point the travel plan has us getting into...

At this point the travel plan has us getting into Billings Friday afternoon. But getting of the bike and having a beer sounds pretty damn good.
Forum: Upcoming 02-17-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,965
Posted By r3mac
The missus and I are planning on being there - in...

The missus and I are planning on being there - in for an ADV meet up
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,257
Posted By r3mac
Any sense of charging time?

Any sense of charging time?
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,257
Posted By r3mac
I feel like I'm wading into a huge pool of...

I feel like I'm wading into a huge pool of unknown here, but here goes:

The missus and I are planning a two up trip this summer, about 21 days east coast to west and back. We're talking about...
Forum: Vendors 02-01-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 25,169
Posted By r3mac
Using this to plan out our 3 week trip this...

Using this to plan out our 3 week trip this summer and am loving the flexibility of the whole thing. Especially when the missus's family reunion meant a change in dates and direction.

I couldn't...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,046
Posted By r3mac
Assuming you're talking about the US (and maybe...

Assuming you're talking about the US (and maybe North America) - have a look in Vendors at Furkot.

Its become my go to for trip planning efforts. Really like some of the features they've built...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 6,277
Views: 1,093,562
Posted By r3mac
With the first snow storm this season due today,...

With the first snow storm this season due today, we finally moved the bike from the driveway around back and put the cover on it.
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 17,950
Posted By r3mac
About 3 years ago I was riding up past Portland...

About 3 years ago I was riding up past Portland NH on i-95 and passed one of the google maps cars doing its thing.

After finding myself on their street view and saving a pic (lucky for me since...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-17-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,385
Posted By r3mac
My previous bike, a K1200rs, came with a Sergeant...

My previous bike, a K1200rs, came with a Sergeant seat. It was very comfortable for the two of us and the ergonomics of the seat was never a topic even on multi week trips.

A few hours on the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-17-2015, 05:25 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,186
Posted By r3mac
I'm on my 3rd BMW, the first two were bought...

I'm on my 3rd BMW, the first two were bought used, this last one was new from a fairly local dealer. The ease of the sales experience, test rides especially, was a big part of the decision making...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-15-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 15,453
Posted By r3mac
I've been under the impression that just getting...

I've been under the impression that just getting a license, for a car or motorbike, in most of europe is a much harder and costly proposition. So, straight away the value of driving would be higher....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-09-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10,245
Views: 2,147,062
Posted By r3mac
I got that when I rode into work last week. The...

I got that when I rode into work last week. The cube guy told me his harley riding neighbor declared end of september to be the last possible riding weather.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-04-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,132
Posted By r3mac
Sold a K1200RS to bby last year. Worked out to be...

Sold a K1200RS to bby last year. Worked out to be pretty easy. Miss the bike though.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-01-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 6,277
Views: 1,093,562
Posted By r3mac
Removed the fuel tank to help with running wires...

Removed the fuel tank to help with running wires as part of installing a PDM60 unit. Learnt that a nearly full fuel tank weighs a lot and working outside in the cold and fading light tests my...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,886
Posted By r3mac
Amaury - fantastic photos and a great story,...

Amaury - fantastic photos and a great story, thanks for sharing.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-20-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3,525
Views: 511,693
Posted By r3mac
Coming into the office this morning watching a...

Coming into the office this morning watching a sedan drift between two lanes essentially holding up both lanes. it was never quite clear what was going on till we got up to a traffic light where the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-11-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 205,763
Posted By r3mac
2014 Cromag Ride stop

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3927/15499951971_4a40817d67_b.jpg
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 8,679
Posted By r3mac
I quit carrying mine on the bike since it didn't...

I quit carrying mine on the bike since it didn't seem to register most of the time anyway. Now the system just takes an image of the plate and records the transaction.
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,666
Posted By r3mac
Wallet, phone, house key, maybe a pen.

Wallet, phone, house key, maybe a pen.
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,406
Posted By r3mac
Terrific photos - looks like its that great time...

Terrific photos - looks like its that great time between the summer crowds and the first snows on the passes.
Forum: Regional forums 09-26-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 75,508
Posted By r3mac
[QUOTE=theothersean;25153763]more of a slide show...

[QUOTE=theothersean;25153763]more of a slide show than a movie , but you get the jist .

thanks to all that contributed the photos to the effort
[QUOTE]

Good stuff - thanks for putting it...
Forum: Regional forums 09-22-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 75,508
Posted By r3mac
The missus and I had a great time up there....

The missus and I had a great time up there. Thanks to Clark to keep putting this on.

And thanks to Liz for leading the Saturday ride around southern Vt.
...
Forum: Regional forums 09-14-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 844
Views: 75,508
Posted By r3mac
We will be 2-up, how does that fit into the...

We will be 2-up, how does that fit into the scheme of things?
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-13-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,697
Posted By r3mac
This is really cool. I've looked at this road a...

This is really cool. I've looked at this road a couple of times. It's amazing how much continent there is left above civilization.
Forum: Equipment 09-07-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By r3mac
I got a stitch earlier this year to cover the...

I got a stitch earlier this year to cover the times I'd commute. To say its easy to get in and out of is an understatement.

There does seem to be a few coming through the flea market, so that...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 10,245
Views: 2,147,062
Posted By r3mac
I just got rid of a yakima rooftop box that liked...

I just got rid of a yakima rooftop box that liked to wave at people. Mostly cause I'd make sure one latch was done and get sidetracked before checking the other.
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 365,219
Posted By r3mac
I've always enjoyed my time in Italy - though...

I've always enjoyed my time in Italy - though admittedly its always been in the north of the country.

Whats your impression of the quality of the road surfaces? Up in the Dolomites for the most...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,130
Posted By r3mac
The follow up letter from BMW financial services...

The follow up letter from BMW financial services says its a refund due to them charging too much on the doc fee.

It should cover the large bottle of knob creek I enjoy so much.
Forum: Vendors 08-02-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 25,169
Posted By r3mac
Just came across this. Spent the morning looking...

Just came across this. Spent the morning looking at a couple of trips. This fills in the gaps where plain google maps used to frustrate me.

The setting for the length of time spent traveling with...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,130
Posted By r3mac
Got that email this morning Didn't make any...

Got that email this morning

Didn't make any sense and didn't seem to lead anywhere.

If they do send money, I'll waste it on bourbon.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,621
Posted By r3mac
We got the globescouts for our '13 GSA and while...

We got the globescouts for our '13 GSA and while its an experiment of one I'm very happy with them and would recommend them.
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 7,004
Views: 2,822,014
Posted By r3mac
On the k bike last year, the setup for two up...

On the k bike last year, the setup for two up camping:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5590/14210615360_03829c2395_b.jpg

About 5 years ago I rode the Colorado Trail on a mountain bike with a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-11-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,766
Posted By r3mac
Last summer just after the RA rally - On the BRP ...

Last summer just after the RA rally - On the BRP

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2903/14417313463_25424574e4_b.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-11-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,574
Posted By r3mac
Stopped in at MW on our up to Gaspe a couple of...

Stopped in at MW on our up to Gaspe a couple of years ago. Scored a perfect day and almost no traffic up or down.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3918/14210531440_745b134c40_b.jpg

If you notice...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-11-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 3,698
Views: 1,619,354
Posted By r3mac
From a couple of months ago. The middle...

From a couple of months ago.

The middle child announced that motorcycles and tattoos are her means of twigging out her mother, I'm happy to help with the motorbike part. We got home from an errand...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6,277
Views: 1,093,562
Posted By r3mac
Just got back from having the 600 mile service...

Just got back from having the 600 mile service done (at ~1000miles, oops)

Looking forward to a Memorial Day weekend with the missus up into our northern neighbor.
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 26,410
Posted By r3mac
Great report - I'm really enjoying the photos...

Great report - I'm really enjoying the photos with the unique perspective, especially for a solo rider.
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