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Forum: Equipment 11-29-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 694
Posted By RedRam
Zipper fix

Don't usually post anything about gear, everyone has their own ideas, but recently I found this gadget. They claim it'll fix just about any zipper problem, (short of teeth missing, comes in different...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,125
Posted By RedRam
2 beemers, 103000 miles, & 57000 miles. Never...

2 beemers, 103000 miles, & 57000 miles. Never been to a dealer since my ownership. No major problems. But some stuff has worn out, damn beemers. I'm sorry.:1drink
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2013, 05:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,321
Posted By RedRam
Michelin PR2 sidewall Front:Max load 520lbs@...

Michelin PR2 sidewall Front:Max load 520lbs@ 42psi
Michelin PR2 Sidewall Rear: Max load 739lbs @ 42psi
BMW Manuel: 2up front 36.3 psi, rear 2up 42ps1, R1100 rs & gs
1up: Front...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,321
Posted By RedRam
Wait a minute, lemme get this straight: some are...

Wait a minute, lemme get this straight: some are saying the manufacturer shouldn't recommend tire pressures?? You're saying the tire maker knows what bike their tires are going on?:huh Could be a...
Forum: Face plant 09-24-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 35,030
Posted By RedRam
Well said.

Well said.
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 13,520
Posted By RedRam
Maybe post this in 'Face Plant" ?

Maybe post this in 'Face Plant" ?
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 13,520
Posted By RedRam
Dammit, I hate stories like this. Thanks for...

Dammit, I hate stories like this. Thanks for posting link. I don't have much, but will be glad to help. I'm sure many others here will too.:cry
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,598
Posted By RedRam
This could be something to look at:...

This could be something to look at: http://shop.nationalgeographic.com/ngs/category/maps/travel-and-hiking-maps
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-29-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,159
Posted By RedRam
[QUOTE=rivercreep;18330306]We're fluctuating...

[QUOTE=rivercreep;18330306]We're fluctuating between $3.80 and $4.00 per gallon here in S.E. Pennsylvania.

And I'd like to go on record as saying I don't think we're paying nearly enough per...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,023
Posted By RedRam
I liked the LWR & LWD films and own both. First...

I liked the LWR & LWD films and own both. First saw LWR when it was broadcast on A&E, or one of those channels. Here's another you all may like: Beyond the Border-riding solo in Mexico....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 18,521
Posted By RedRam
Good on you for showing that kind of restraint...

Good on you for showing that kind of restraint (paid off too:lol3) and I couldn't agree with you more. Actually I own a R1100rs too, and certainly not super fast by sportbike standards, but 0-100mph...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 18,521
Posted By RedRam
Nope, never said I've never gone above the speed...

Nope, never said I've never gone above the speed limit, I just use common sense (maybe not so common anymore), and don't endanger others in the process. Motorcycles are different things to different...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 18,521
Posted By RedRam
If you want thrills, do it somewhere else besides...

If you want thrills, do it somewhere else besides the public roads, go bungee jumping, or mountain climbing, or some other adrenline producing sport that endangers no one but the moron doing it. When...
Forum: Equipment 10-13-2011, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,438
Posted By RedRam
Thanks for that, I hate spending $$$$ and be...

Thanks for that, I hate spending $$$$ and be disappointed. Has happened waay too many times.
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,438
Posted By RedRam
I've been looking a Aerostitch's deer skin...

I've been looking a Aerostitch's deer skin gloves. Looks like they may fit the bill. They offer a few different styles. Got a video about them too. A little pricey, but not too bad.
Forum: Road warriors 09-13-2011, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,847
Posted By RedRam
These are great bikes, you won't be disappointed....

These are great bikes, you won't be disappointed. Mine: '96 w/ 87000mi so far.....
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6163/6144991765_8c682cdd52.jpg
Forum: Face plant 08-11-2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,934
Posted By RedRam
Glad to see that you and your bike came out ok...

Glad to see that you and your bike came out ok (mostly). As far as making the city/state take resposibility, might be harder than you think. Here in Va. there are laws, basically saying that you...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2011, 05:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,350
Posted By RedRam
Beautiful family, ride and bike. Great report....

Beautiful family, ride and bike. Great report. Where you at in Hampton Roads? Colorado calls to me too.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-24-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 15,308
Posted By RedRam
Fantasy come true :clap

Fantasy come true :clap
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2011, 11:23 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,609
Posted By RedRam
Ok.. wanted to report back. Left this a.m. at...

Ok.. wanted to report back. Left this a.m. at 6:30, had about a 3.5 hr round trip ride ahead of me.(Family business, couldn't put it off). Very hot. Had a Camel Back for hydration, and puchased a...
Forum: Face plant 07-03-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 830
Views: 212,113
Posted By RedRam
I can't begin to imagine how this must have...

I can't begin to imagine how this must have affected you. I know I would be so mad that I ........ well let's leave it at that. And especially with a new bike. If it would happen on one of my old...
Forum: Face plant 07-02-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 830
Views: 212,113
Posted By RedRam
Thanks for that Wayne. I didn't think the old...

Thanks for that Wayne. I didn't think the old ones were affected, but you never know.
Forum: Face plant 07-02-2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 830
Views: 212,113
Posted By RedRam
Antiquewidow, I sincerely hope you are doing...

Antiquewidow, I sincerely hope you are doing well, and things work out to your satisfaction. As an owner of an early F650, (Funduro era), I'm interested in this as other owners would be. I've got...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,609
Posted By RedRam
I've got a Kilimanjaro jacket. I'll try it with...

I've got a Kilimanjaro jacket. I'll try it with that. It has plenty of vents, but always seemed too hot for summer. But never tried it with any sort of cooling underneath. People will REALLY think...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-29-2011, 03:18 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,609
Posted By RedRam
Very timely post-thanks. Here in Va, we deal with...

Very timely post-thanks. Here in Va, we deal with 90-105 degrees and 90 per cent humidity nearly all summer. I've tried wet shirts under mesh, and they're great-for about 15 minutes. That vest from...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2011, 05:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,670
Posted By RedRam
Not to debate the scientific data on all the...

Not to debate the scientific data on all the magical magnets, here's the law in my neck of the woods: (seems easier:D)

B. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, if a driver of a motorcycle...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-13-2011, 04:41 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 30,939
Posted By RedRam
MSF classes may not be the ultimate answer,...

MSF classes may not be the ultimate answer, but.....

it could be worse; case in point: http://www.dailypress.com/news/newport-news/dp-nws-school-motorcycle-crash-20110611,0,4431217.story :huh
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-12-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,763
Posted By RedRam
Wow! That's weird. We just ran into a gent at the...

Wow! That's weird. We just ran into a gent at the local Applebee's with a yellow GS. He started talking to me about my RS, and said he just got his back from the stealership after a routine...
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By RedRam
I wish I could answer your question. I 've owned...

I wish I could answer your question. I 've owned a '97 F650 for the past 7 years or so and love the bike. As you surmised, it is easy to repair and maintain.
Mine has only about 46000mi, so I would...
Forum: Face plant 04-21-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,111
Posted By RedRam
+1 That's some of the worst riding I've seen. ...

+1 That's some of the worst riding I've seen.

When I returned to street riding, I had a few tip-overs, even a complete get off (on a dirt path), and my latest, a wild turkey hit @ 60 mph, ( no...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2011, 05:49 AM
Replies: 33,543
Views: 8,191,526
Posted By RedRam
Didn't read all 48 pages, but wanted to make a...

Didn't read all 48 pages, but wanted to make a correction on the Wikpedia stats as to open container laws, in particular; Virginia. Virginia has some of the toughest DUI laws in the States, and yes...
Forum: Face plant 04-02-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,374
Posted By RedRam
I was in a similar accident recently. While in a...

I was in a similar accident recently. While in a left turn lane (stopped, uncontrolled intersection), a lady coming head on, (@ 35mph) crossed over the double yellow, and hit me head on. :huh(We were...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 59,130
Posted By RedRam
^^^ +1:freaky

^^^ +1:freaky
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,236
Posted By RedRam
Last summer I had to renew my driver's license. I...

Last summer I had to renew my driver's license. I thought I had 'til the end of my birth month. Nope, had to do it b-4 my birthday. Missed it by 2 days. had to go back home and dig up my birth...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-08-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 10,568
Posted By RedRam
+1:freaky

+1:freaky
Forum: Road warriors 03-02-2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 4,686
Views: 860,304
Posted By RedRam
Great thread;(from a beemer rider). Some great...

Great thread;(from a beemer rider). Some great looking bikes. Keep up the posts. :freakyLet's ride!!!
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2011, 05:35 PM
Replies: 526
Views: 125,606
Posted By RedRam
No offense or anything, and maybe it's just me,...

No offense or anything, and maybe it's just me, but it really looks like that seat could put a hurtin' on the family jewels:lol3
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,678
Posted By RedRam
Rd, thanks for that. I have been thinking the...

Rd, thanks for that. I have been thinking the same, just wasn't quite sure if it is as strong as the original, but probably will work just as well. Seems dumb (& $$$$) to replace them just for new...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2011, 02:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,678
Posted By RedRam
Glad to hear that Sean, gives me a bit more...

Glad to hear that Sean, gives me a bit more confidence on sucky-cup mount. No problem here with stick-on type (over 110mph on helmet, so far:evil), but just want to be able move it to other...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2011, 11:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,678
Posted By RedRam
Check this guy out, they've got a good selection...

Check this guy out, they've got a good selection of mounts and other accessories: www.iceplanter.com (http://www.iceplanter.com)
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