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Forum: Road warriors 02-26-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 375,838
Posted By beemerjim
. Kawidad Thanks for the link to...

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Kawidad
Thanks for the link to Anton--tons of good info there.
JIm



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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-24-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5,135
Views: 513,303
Posted By beemerjim
. Wow-- Nice collection. Good Spotting...

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Wow-- Nice collection. Good Spotting Rusty.



JIm
Forum: Road warriors 02-23-2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 375,838
Posted By beemerjim
. Beauty Sonny... My favorite color,...

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Beauty Sonny...
My favorite color, and, IMHO the prettiest bodywork of all the RT's.
The 1st time I saw one, I decided I'd have one some day. I ended up with a blue one.



JIm
Forum: The Garage 02-22-2015, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By beemerjim
. I'll bet a good locksmith could help you...

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I'll bet a good locksmith could help you out.


JIm
Forum: Thumpers 02-11-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 15,941
Views: 1,778,937
Posted By beemerjim
. I just removed the seat bolts--Never...

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I just removed the seat bolts--Never had any kind of a problem. (and I fall off regularly too.) Seat fits nice & snug, and never moves.


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JIm
Forum: Thumpers 01-30-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 15,941
Views: 1,778,937
Posted By beemerjim
^^^^^^^^^^^^ Looks like someone mounted a...

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Looks like someone mounted a suzuki seat on that KLR. '-)




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Forum: Thumpers 01-22-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15,941
Views: 1,778,937
Posted By beemerjim
I'd sure like them-nice of you to offer PM on...

I'd sure like them-nice of you to offer
PM on the way
JIm


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-17-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 5,135
Views: 513,303
Posted By beemerjim
Yep, gotta be a scam. I flagged it. JIm ...

Yep, gotta be a scam. I flagged it.


JIm


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-04-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5,135
Views: 513,303
Posted By beemerjim
Too bad that beauty of a trailer doesn't come...

Too bad that beauty of a trailer doesn't come with it.



JIm


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Forum: Thumpers 12-21-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15,941
Views: 1,778,937
Posted By beemerjim
barkbusters

Tusk--from Rocky Mt supply-inexpensive & strong
saved my levers more than once



JIm
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-01-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 5,135
Views: 513,303
Posted By beemerjim
xs 650

Here's what appears to be another sweet old Yammie

https://westernmass.craigslist.org/mcy/4775543659.html


Jim
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-31-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 5,135
Views: 513,303
Posted By beemerjim
google xs 650 flatracker & see what these have...

google xs 650 flatracker & see what these have the potential to be like.
I've always thought this would be a great project, but I've got too many right now.

JIm


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Forum: The Garage 10-21-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,779
Posted By beemerjim
Gas blower-You'll need electricity up there to...

Gas blower-You'll need electricity up there to power the fan too. Radiant heat doesn't heat what it's not shining on.


JIm
Forum: Road warriors 10-12-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 375,838
Posted By beemerjim
Mine's a Z-technik and I get no flexing, and am...

Mine's a Z-technik and I get no flexing, and am very happy with it. I've never seen a National Cycle version.


jim


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Forum: Road warriors 10-11-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 375,838
Posted By beemerjim
^^^Yep This ^^^^^ In fact I bought mine...

^^^Yep This ^^^^^

In fact I bought mine used from a motor officer who moved up to a 1200, and the windshield wouldn't fit his new bike. I figured this guy must know what he's talking about...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-04-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5,135
Views: 513,303
Posted By beemerjim
another beauty

http://newhaven.craigslist.org/mcy/4629508040.html




Dan Malloy???
:rofl:rofl
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 15,941
Views: 1,778,937
Posted By beemerjim
I put progressive springs in the front and...

I put progressive springs in the front and changed the oil to 7.5 wt and found a big difference. (putting the right amount of oil in prolly helped a lot)
No matter which way you go, (valve or...
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 15,941
Views: 1,778,937
Posted By beemerjim
Deerskin ropers at Tractor Supply $20. Make sure...

Deerskin ropers at Tractor Supply $20. Make sure you get the deerskin ones, not the cowhide. Deerskin is more durable and more comfortable.


JIm
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-30-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 23,157
Posted By beemerjim
Rich Thanks for having us along. Eric & I...

Rich
Thanks for having us along. Eric & I really enjoyed ourselves. Fantastic job hooking up all those roads.
It's always great to meet new ADV guys-Hope to see ya'll on the trail again.



The...
Forum: Road warriors 08-29-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 375,838
Posted By beemerjim
I've got pretty much the same list. Ztechnique...

I've got pretty much the same list. Ztechnique shield and hyperlites both made a huge difference. I'm working on the brake lines now as one sprung a leak last week


Jim


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-29-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 23,157
Posted By beemerjim
We'll be at E Otis, and I'll bring my roll chart....

We'll be at E Otis, and I'll bring my roll chart.
Looks like perfect weather.


JIm

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Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 375,838
Posted By beemerjim
That's a beauty! 22,000 miles is nothin' on one...

That's a beauty! 22,000 miles is nothin' on one of those. Run 'er up to about a hunnert and twenty two thousand, and see what you think. ;-)


JIm


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-28-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 23,157
Posted By beemerjim
I'd like one too! If I can get up early...

I'd like one too!

If I can get up early enough I'll try for Winstead, but East Otis is more likely.
If it's not a problem, my son in law will be coming too.

Thanks
JIm
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-25-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 23,157
Posted By beemerjim
I'm interested too. Jim .

I'm interested too.


Jim


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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-25-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 84,213
Posted By beemerjim
Tanning is a dirty business, and while most New...

Tanning is a dirty business, and while most New England villages had a tannery, ( hence the abundance of Tannery Brooks and Tannery roads) tanneries that tan from the raw skins are all but gone from...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-25-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 84,213
Posted By beemerjim
That mill in Winchester may have been part of the...

That mill in Winchester may have been part of the AC Lawrence Tannery. Many years ago I was in the leather business, and went there quite regularly. They were located just upstream from the current...
Forum: Thumpers 08-21-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15,941
Views: 1,778,937
Posted By beemerjim
If you're on budget, or frugal (or just...

If you're on budget, or frugal (or just cheap-like me) talk to Top Gun about a new rear spring. Did wonders for my bike.
I have a seat concepts seat that I'm very happy with too.


Jim


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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 84,213
Posted By beemerjim
Get a klr--you NEVER have to wash them, and talk...

Get a klr--you NEVER have to wash them, and talk about slowing down to smell the roses.... ;-)
Great thread, and excellent camera work BTW

JIm


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Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 375,838
Posted By beemerjim
At least it's under warranty. Jim...

At least it's under warranty.


Jim...
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2,347
Views: 422,054
Posted By beemerjim
Boxers tend to get smoother as you rev them. They...

Boxers tend to get smoother as you rev them. They start to make their best power above 4000 rpm. Running them flat out on the highway they're fantastic.
Never rode a 800 twin, so I can't compare.
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Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 15,941
Views: 1,778,937
Posted By beemerjim
Hand guards are on my "must have" list, and The...

Hand guards are on my "must have" list, and The Tusk models can be had from Rocky Mt for about $35. Saved my levers more than once.

Jim


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-08-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5,135
Views: 513,303
Posted By beemerjim
They're using google phone #'s now. I called one...

They're using google phone #'s now. I called one and got a text back saying he was at work & wanted an email address & would communicate using email.
Bastards.



JIm


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Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 15,941
Views: 1,778,937
Posted By beemerjim
I've got a r1150rt, and a r1150r. I tole ya I was...

I've got a r1150rt, and a r1150r. I tole ya I was a sick man. The way I see it, you need a B.U.B (back up bike) for every situation. Our season is too short to waste any of it waiting for parts, or...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15,941
Views: 1,778,937
Posted By beemerjim
Me too!! In fact I got 2 klr's just to make...

Me too!!
In fact I got 2 klr's just to make sure I always have one to ride when I'm working on one. ;-)
The beemer mostly gets relegated to 2-up duty.
Be careful-it's a sickness that creeps up...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-15-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5,429
Views: 401,117
Posted By beemerjim
Ir never ceases to amaze me how a small state...

Ir never ceases to amaze me how a small state like Massachusetts can have such a variety of neat stuff.

JIm

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Forum: Road warriors 07-15-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 375,838
Posted By beemerjim
Tbrown Thanks for the info-from someone who...

Tbrown

Thanks for the info-from someone who knows and isn't trying to sell me something. That, and Hondo's picture of the new RT, kinda makes me want to go shopping...but I'm a little askeered of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-06-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 363
Views: 23,157
Posted By beemerjim
I went riding around out there today. Found so...

I went riding around out there today. Found so many good roads and interesting stuff on the way there that I didn't get as much time in that area is I wanted. 8 hours and a tank of gas later I've had...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-05-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 23,157
Posted By beemerjim
Maz I'm looking forward to the list. There's...

Maz
I'm looking forward to the list. There's hardly a bad road out there, so the "adventure" ought to be a blast.


JIm
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 15,941
Views: 1,778,937
Posted By beemerjim
Nice writeup Jim, Thanks. (I quoted it 'cause...

Nice writeup Jim, Thanks.
(I quoted it 'cause it's worth reading twice.)


JIm


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Forum: Road warriors 06-29-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 375,838
Posted By beemerjim
Two things BMW has had a hard time getting right...

Two things BMW has had a hard time getting right over the years---Side stands & seats. There's probably others, but Those two stand out as fairly easy to overcome, And. yet on my rt the sidestand is...
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