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Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,251
Posted By cliffy109
I don't know about the new wet-heads, but with...

I don't know about the new wet-heads, but with the older generation bikes, this doesn't square with my experience. The 2007 RT did have excellent wind protection, but not appreciably more than my...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-21-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,251
Posted By cliffy109
Exactly!!! I had a GSA and loved it but when I...

Exactly!!! I had a GSA and loved it but when I totalled it, I thought I really didn't need all the capabilities of the GSA. I replaced it with an RT. Nice bike but never really was inspiring. It...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-21-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 6,416
Posted By cliffy109
Ethics of helmet use? Really? Is a person being...

Ethics of helmet use? Really? Is a person being ethical by not wearing a helmet? That might be the strangest question I've ever heard. I guess one could argue that a small child seeing a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-14-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
They are a bit skeptical of the clotting agents. ...

They are a bit skeptical of the clotting agents. They are not opposed to it but don't include it with the kit, leaving that up to the user to add if desired. For bleeding control, they are...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-14-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
There was a time when I did a fair amount of...

There was a time when I did a fair amount of firearms training. One training company was big into the whole trauma kit thing. They really impressed upon me the need for a trauma kit as well as a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-12-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
Anybody need their bike washed this weekend? ...

Anybody need their bike washed this weekend? Morton's BMW is sponsoring a fundraiser for my kids' high school marching band. Come by this Saturday between 9:00 and 1:00 and get your bike washed. ...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,649
Posted By cliffy109
Funny that you figured out exactly what I was...

Funny that you figured out exactly what I was planning on posting when I started reading the thread. The Rallye is not waterproof but holy crap is it ever comfortable!!! The thing feels like a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-23-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 270,976
Posted By cliffy109
Do any of your guys have high-resolution pics of...

Do any of your guys have high-resolution pics of me? The guy from Richmond Navigator magazine needs a couple for an article he is working on and I don't have access to anything with enough...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-23-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5,896
Views: 270,976
Posted By cliffy109
Morton's BMW in Fredericksburg.

Morton's BMW in Fredericksburg.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-10-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
Whoah... wait just a second. You're getting a...

Whoah... wait just a second. You're getting a 1200GS out of this deal? Sweet! Keeping the 800 or is this a replacement?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-09-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 31,854
Views: 7,792,675
Posted By cliffy109
Never heard of speed holes...

Never heard of speed holes (http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=speed%20holes)?

http://31.media.tumblr.com/1d152e74a95ad5bbec8baeea3fdd04a4/tumblr_mw44ynRM471ruxwvqo1_500.png
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-03-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
Banshee

Banshee
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,374
Posted By cliffy109
I think the reason this came up is because KTM...

I think the reason this came up is because KTM claims to have a system that does in fact work in a corner using lean angle sensors. They claim it is the first. I am not positive, but I am pretty...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,731
Views: 369,654
Posted By cliffy109
I had to cage it today but saw something that...

I had to cage it today but saw something that freaks me out a bit. While driving up I-95 just North of Fredericksburg, I looked at the center median and saw 3 deer looking very scared. Yes, the...
Forum: Face plant 06-30-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,440
Posted By cliffy109
Are you sure about that? That system sounds...

Are you sure about that? That system sounds exactly like the system that BMW has been using in the S1000RR for several years and has since expanded to the K1600GT/L, R1200RT, GS and GS Adventure...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
Book a trip with this guy: ...

Book a trip with this guy: http://www.captbouncer.com/ Only 3 miles off Miami is some of the best off-shore fishing in the world. Ask to do any kind of fishing other than trolling or bottom...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
Hmmm... I'm looking at all the pics and there...

Hmmm... I'm looking at all the pics and there really are only a handful that show any of the trails. It really was a challenge for Steve Anderson to get to them with a camera. Most of the trails...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
Why didn't I realize you were an inmate? Thanks...

Why didn't I realize you were an inmate? Thanks for all your efforts on this as well!

HalfPlate and Steverino talking to the group:
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
HUGE thanks to Andrew and Eddy for all their...

HUGE thanks to Andrew and Eddy for all their efforts at this class. It was far and away the best off-road event Morton's has done and a great platform from which to build in the future.

The quote...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
More pics: Next, we ended up on the trails...

More pics:

Next, we ended up on the trails which quickly degraded into mud:

This one is a farm road and not a trail and that is my kid making it look easy....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-26-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
Morton's BMW had their off-road training this...

Morton's BMW had their off-road training this past weekend. What a freakin' blast. Would have been even better if it hadn't rained 36 hours prior to the event because the trails all turned to mud...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-24-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
I would love to hear how you like the Suomy. I...

I would love to hear how you like the Suomy. I tried to buy one a few months back but the guy at Atomic Moto strongly recommended against it. There were going to stock them but they came in out of...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 32,760
Posted By cliffy109
Well I finally replaced my K3 front tire. The...

Well I finally replaced my K3 front tire. The rear was finished at about 5000 miles (not km) but the front lasted about 11,000 miles. This was mostly commuting miles and pressures usually around...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-19-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
I am so freakin' stoked for this weekend. ...

I am so freakin' stoked for this weekend. Morton's BMW Off-Road Training is happening on Saturday and we have a LOT more stuff for this year. Eddy and HalfPlate are assisting and we have a few more...
Forum: Face plant 06-18-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,106
Posted By cliffy109
Please tell me her insurance is already involved.

Please tell me her insurance is already involved.
Forum: Face plant 06-10-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 53,120
Posted By cliffy109
I just found this thread and caught up. My...

I just found this thread and caught up. My prayers are with you. You have received a LOT of very good advice. The funeral question is VERY difficult. Some funerals are celebrations of life where...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-09-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
Here is my kid jumping in the Fun Zone. The soil...

Here is my kid jumping in the Fun Zone. The soil in this spot is so dark that it really never dries. Without knobbies, I'm not sure anybody should attempt this.

<iframe width="420" height="315"...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-09-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
Let's see if I can embed a video... <iframe...

Let's see if I can embed a video...

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/rhgv85Mw94E" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-09-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
OK guys. I am pretty much set for the off-road...

OK guys. I am pretty much set for the off-road training class offered by Morton's BMW on the 21st. HalfPlate was a HUGE help getting this ready. I think there are still one or two slots available...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
An Adventure actually but yes. However, this is...

An Adventure actually but yes. However, this is being done for the off-road training class where there will be everything from 650 to 1200 and covering a variety of skill levels. The logs would...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
That's what I needed. Thanks guys. Hauling a...

That's what I needed. Thanks guys. Hauling a load of rocks at this point is cost prohibitive so I'll work on other ideas. I'm thinking a series of logs sunk into soft dirt for about 30' might be...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-06-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
OK, so I have a serious question. I am setting...

OK, so I have a serious question. I am setting up some obstacles for the Morton's BMW Off-Road Training class coming up on June 21. We are in pretty good shape but I am looking for a few more...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,729
Posted By cliffy109
How did that happen? It would scare me too and I...

How did that happen? It would scare me too and I wouldn't wait to take it in.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-04-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 31,854
Views: 7,792,675
Posted By cliffy109
k1200s

k1200s
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-03-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,239
Posted By cliffy109
Interesting. You nearly crashed on the exact...

Interesting. You nearly crashed on the exact same corner at the 6:00 mark. On that one, it looked like you didn't look far enough through the corner. The actual crash looked like you just ran out...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-02-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
What an awesome weekend! I didn't get much...

What an awesome weekend! I didn't get much riding but got a lot done in preparation for it. HalfPlate came to the farm to scout out how we will be running the Morton's BMW off-road training on June...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-30-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
HalfPlate... bring your gear tomorrow. You can...

HalfPlate... bring your gear tomorrow. You can ride the 650 XChallenge I rode at the Trophy Challenge to try out the trails.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-28-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
I'm sharpening the chainsaw as we speak. LOL. ...

I'm sharpening the chainsaw as we speak. LOL. No really, I am. I need to get some deadfalls off the trail.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-27-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
Hahahaha... Well, maybe a few chainsaws clearing...

Hahahaha... Well, maybe a few chainsaws clearing trails on the farm. Beyond that, I'll let the guys who are involved announce it.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-27-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 30,249
Views: 1,646,986
Posted By cliffy109
Word on the street is that Morton's BMW off road...

Word on the street is that Morton's BMW off road training will have a distinctive ADVrider flavor to it.
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