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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-07-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 29,696
Views: 1,663,947
Posted By stevebmw
You got room for one more this Saturday? I might...

You got room for one more this Saturday? I might be able to make it for dinner from Morton's by 6:00.
Forum: Alaska 01-07-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 22,204
Posted By stevebmw
This has been an interesting thread to read. This...

This has been an interesting thread to read. This summer marks the 20th anniversary of my ride from Virginia to the Arctic Circle on an '82 BMW R100RS, hardly an "adventure" bike as is commonly...
Forum: Regional forums 03-18-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2,264
Views: 186,618
Posted By stevebmw
I was shocked to hear this terrible news from...

I was shocked to hear this terrible news from Bloochdog. Rick was a good friend and customer, and we always looked forward to him spending time with us. He was always in a good mood and loved telling...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-18-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 29,696
Views: 1,663,947
Posted By stevebmw
This is terrible news. Rick was a good friend as...

This is terrible news. Rick was a good friend as well as a customer of ours at Morton's, and he always seemed to be in a good mood. He was always excited to be planning ADV get-togethers, and I know...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 24,814
Posted By stevebmw
Another subscriber here! Nice to see a couple...

Another subscriber here! Nice to see a couple graduates of our Morton's BMW/RawHyde training day put their skills to use on a trip I plan to do myself.

Have a great trip and keep the pictures...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-08-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,200
Sticky: TetS
Views: 105,369
Posted By stevebmw
Chip, I got the pdf and Word files. Thanks!

Chip,

I got the pdf and Word files. Thanks!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-08-2011, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,406
Sticky: Tet
Views: 132,369
Posted By stevebmw
Chip, I got the pdf and Word files. Thanks!

Chip,

I got the pdf and Word files. Thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,127
Posted By stevebmw
Thanks for the comments! I'd been waiting...

Thanks for the comments!

I'd been waiting for the Stage III road project to be finished so I could ride across Labrador and just skip the ferry, and I know that opened up last Dec 16. I was going...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,127
Posted By stevebmw
Semi-Vintage Labrador Trip

I was reading hardwaregrrl's account of her trip to Labrador and Newfoundland, and thought I'd post a writeup I did about 12 years ago. At that time, I had a BMW F 650 and took it upon myself to ride...
Forum: Americas 05-11-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,037
Posted By stevebmw
Go for it, Quacker. About ten years ago, I rode...

Go for it, Quacker. About ten years ago, I rode from Virginia up through Quebec to Lab City and Wabush, then rode back down to home. I didn't have enough time to do the whole trip to Goose Bay and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-06-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By stevebmw
Really? That doesn't show on their website (at...

Really? That doesn't show on their website (at least that I could see) and, as far as I know, George Rahn is still running Trail's End BMW up there.
Forum: Vendors 11-21-2007, 05:28 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 85,528
Posted By stevebmw
A couple of weeks ago, I led a group of customers...

A couple of weeks ago, I led a group of customers to South Carolina for the BMW off-road training. We spent the day doing very intensive training, and we all learned a LOT about using our GS models...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-19-2007, 02:43 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,912
Posted By stevebmw
We've booked the entire November 10 class for our...

We've booked the entire November 10 class for our customers and we'll be doing more next year. You can call the Performance Center to register for a class individually. Their number is...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2007, 09:39 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 134,403
Posted By stevebmw
Apparently, some of the non-U.S. bikes had some...

Apparently, some of the non-U.S. bikes had some clutch/tranny noises. While I don't recall what the issue was, we were told it was resolved before the U.S. bikes were built. Don't know what effect...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2007, 09:33 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 134,403
Posted By stevebmw
In my F800 training, we were told top speed was...

In my F800 training, we were told top speed was in the 140mph range, so that sounds dead on. I can tell you, it'll hit 95mph in a heartbeat, maybe two :-)
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2007, 09:31 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 134,403
Posted By stevebmw
Being a sales guy, I can't speak to the ease of...

Being a sales guy, I can't speak to the ease of home maintenance of them (though oil changes look to be a snap), but I know that 600 mile and 6000 mile services should run about half -- or even less...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-08-2007, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 417
Posted By stevebmw
Morton's BMW Open House April 14

Just a quick note to mention our annual spring open house next Saturday, April 14, 9am - 4pm.

We'll have demo rides, door prizes, free BBQ lunch for the first 500 (make sure to register and get...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-01-2007, 06:07 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 26,304
Posted By stevebmw
Wanted to give a shout out to everyone from the...

Wanted to give a shout out to everyone from the dinner last night. I don't get on here as often as I'd like, so I was glad Mike Kramer mentioned this to me at Morton's Saturday morning.

Had a...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2006, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By stevebmw
It's not the battery that makes the difference on...

It's not the battery that makes the difference on the newest BMWs, it's the CANbus eletrical system. Your bike should have no problem accepting any battery charger/tender you try.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2006, 09:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,153
Posted By stevebmw
As far a I've seen so far, the ratios will be the...

As far a I've seen so far, the ratios will be the same as the standard R1200GS.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-31-2006, 09:28 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,153
Posted By stevebmw
Thanks for the nice words, Jim! I lurk in here...

Thanks for the nice words, Jim! I lurk in here from time to time, but I don't post all that much.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2006, 06:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,153
Posted By stevebmw
We don't have any prices for the additional...

We don't have any prices for the additional Adventure parts yet, but Touratech is taking orders for add-on side tanks that look very much like the BMW ones for the Adventure. Touratech's price for...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-30-2006, 06:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,153
Posted By stevebmw
That depends on when you want to actually get...

That depends on when you want to actually get your bike. At Morton's BMW, we've got more than a dozen deposits already. This is the most excitement we've ever seen for an upcoming model.



BMW...
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2005, 03:05 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 12,074
Posted By stevebmw
Hey, Scott! I don't get here all that often,...

Hey, Scott!

I don't get here all that often, but I was advised to check out Fish's comments on the new RT. We're getting nothing but compliments on them (and the ST as well) around here.
Forum: Road warriors 04-08-2005, 02:42 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 12,074
Posted By stevebmw
"A buddy of mine, a curent 1150RS and former...

"A buddy of mine, a curent 1150RS and former 1100RS owner who was there last night, liked the style (except that funky headlight), and the seating position. But he commented that there was no...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2002, 04:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,041
Posted By stevebmw
Extended warranties

Check around a little more before you commit to a warranty plan. It's like insurance, there are different ones out there and you should find the best one for you.

For example, we sell the Pinnacle...
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2002, 03:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,924
Posted By stevebmw
BMW Apparel

In the U.S., the apparel comes under the general parts warranty. They are covered for defects for one year from date of purchase (with unlimited mileage, which is nice for the bike parts). If a...
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