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Forum: Road warriors Yesterday, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 213,477
Posted By Budman
Farkles

Ive not been able to put any more miles on mine because of weather and work. I have been looking at what I want to add before Ann and I head out west this summer. Ive decided on a couple of must...
Forum: Road warriors 12-09-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 213,477
Posted By Budman
Talking Got mine today!

I picked up mine at Eurosport of Asheville today. What a great bunch of guys to do business with. Cold and rainy today but that didnt deter my picking it up. Im not sure about the windshield, Im used...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 213,477
Posted By Budman
Pick it up Tuesday

I am picking up my 2014 on Tuesday in Asheville. Im pretty pumped. This is not a by back bike. It is a late 2014 that was taken care of at the factory. Im not concerned about any issues with the 2014...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 11-14-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 243,965
Posted By Budman
On Any Sunday

I thought the movie was pretty good. Ann on the other hand fell asleep twice.

Bud
Forum: Face plant 11-05-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 113,938
Posted By Budman
Update

Has anyone heard anything about the surgery that was scheduled for Nov 3?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-19-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,581
Posted By Budman
Va 16

Ann and I had a great ride up 16 on Friday. It was very good to meet you. We got to the Twin Falls Resort about 5pm. Colors were about at the peak on Friday. We had a great meal on Friday evening at...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,581
Posted By Budman
Open on the 17th?

Bridge day weekend starts on the 17th. Will you be open/? We will be coming up for the weekend festivities at the bridge.
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,802
Posted By Budman
Nuke this

sorry about the duplicate thread!
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,802
Posted By Budman
2104 rt

Got a call from my dealer today. It appears that the BMW buy back process has allowed the dealers to purchase 2014's at auction. Here in Charlotte there are 3 or so. They are asking $18,299 for the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By Budman
Thumb Bridge Day at the Gorge

This year marks the 35 anniversary of Bridge Day at the New River Gorge Bridge. Lots of stuff to do and the fall colors should be good. Ann and I are riding up on the 17th by way of Virginia 16,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-16-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By Budman
Smokey Mountain RR

If you stay in Bryson City or Dillsboro take a ride on the Great Smokey Mountain RR. Do the club car that is for adults only. Great little romantic ride.
Townsend Tenn is a nice little town, near...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-15-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 243,965
Posted By Budman
Why Not?

Some spouses and might be into that sort of thing. Who are we to discriminate???
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-09-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By Budman
Question Twins Falls Resort in WVA

Ann and I have reservations at Twin Falls Resort in October. Has anyone had any experience at the Lodge or restaurant? After looking through the threads and seeing all the things written about 16 we...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-02-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 660
Posted By Budman
Smokies

Ann and I did that trip this past weekend. Id go through the park if I were you and do the Cades Cove Loop. We saw Elk on Saturday. We stayed at a hotel in Townsend called the Talley Ho Inn. Nice...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 583
Posted By Budman
Cry Don Tilley

Don Tilley, oner of the Tilley HD dealerships died Friday as the result of a single vehicle motorcycle accident on the Blue Ridge Parkway about mile marker 394 near Asheville.

Don was an icon in...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 243,965
Posted By Budman
steel

Try Denver Race Steel, they are on highway 16 in Denver NC. Not too far from you.

704 489 2101

Bud
Forum: Road warriors 08-21-2014, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1,264
Views: 213,477
Posted By Budman
Wethead

I was at the Asheville NC dealership today and they said that they were just finishing up with a customers bike. They said the new 15s would be out in October and the new RTP would be very special...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,547
Posted By Budman
K1200lt

I rode a BMW K1200LT when I went a few years ago. If I had it to do again I'd take a BMW GS with cruise control for the long interstate ride to get there from NC but to have the dirt/bad road...
Forum: Road warriors 08-15-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,802
Posted By Budman
Time for a new shock.

Looks like the bike will need a new shock. Im told it will take about 3 hours to install. They ordered the parts today so we will see how long it takes to get them in.

My plan for the weekend was...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,802
Posted By Budman
oil leak

I have an appointment first thing Friday morning to bring it in and let them look at it. I had an Ironhead Sportster years ago that liked to mark its territory but this is the first time I have had...
Forum: Road warriors 08-13-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,802
Posted By Budman
Rear Shock Leak?

I have recently painted and sealed my garage floor. I noticed an oil spot on the floor just back of the center stand. As I look up under the bike it appears to be coming from to rear shock. The black...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-02-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 35,524
Views: 8,976,945
Posted By Budman
This Sucks!

It only sucks if the blue lights come on!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,797
Posted By Budman
Ace Cafe

Yes, I thought the Ace Cafe was worth the extra money. Ann and I will likely go back this year, we missed last year. I like to spend a day or two in Helen Ga on the way down or back from home.
Forum: Vendors 06-25-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By Budman
Pr 4 gt

Im looking for a PR 4 GT for the rear of a 2012 BMW R1200 RT

Anybody have any idea where I can get one ???

Thanks,

Bud
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-01-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By Budman
D Day

I'm going to honor Paw Paw Cole. A wonderful man from the greatest generation. Not many of them left. Just seems like the right thing to do.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-01-2014, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By Budman
D Day Memorial

Anyone headed to the D Day Memorial next week. The 70th anniversery is Friday.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-22-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 637
Posted By Budman
Spot

I have a friend that is riding all over the southeast picking up National Park and National monument stamps for an Iron Butt run. Im able to keep up with her and get her help as needed with traffic...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-19-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 35,524
Views: 8,976,945
Posted By Budman
Death at the Gap

Was there a bike crash and death at the Gap today.A riding friend called from the Knoxville area and mentioned that he saw something on the news but I cant find anything.

Bud
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-13-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,002
Posted By Budman
Ride the track

If you go to the vintage days in October you can ride the track. Ann and I have done it on a GTL and an RT. What a hoot. Two up she loved it. She couldn't hardly speak into the com system. It's a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,364
Posted By Budman
R1200rt

Forgot to mention that we ride a R1200RT. She loves the heated seat and I can adjust the windshield to her liking. I have a VStream and she likes it more than the standard.

The more comfortable...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-13-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,364
Posted By Budman
Get the right gear.

The first time I took Ann for a ride it was a fairly short one. She was pretty nervous for about 15 miles, then she settled in. Once she realized she liked it I bought her some "cute" boots and a...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-12-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 243,965
Posted By Budman
Thanks

Thanks for keeping the lights on!!!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-28-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,820
Posted By Budman
Pisgah Inn

Try to have time for a meal at the Pisgah Inn. If you get to Maggie Valley be sure to make a stop at Wheels Through Time. A stop at Grandfather Mountain is a nice diversion as is the ride to the top...
Forum: Road warriors 01-18-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,802
Posted By Budman
Cables

Im kinda with you on the $60 bucks. Ive wasted more money than that on the bike. I cant imagine that it can hurt anything and if it produces results all the better. I was hoping that someone had some...
Forum: Road warriors 01-17-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,802
Posted By Budman
Question Starter Cables 1200 RT

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-R1200GS-R1200RT-R1200-Starting-Upgrade-Kit-/150426318471

Anyone ever use this or have an experience with this product?

Thanks,

Bud
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 8,360
Posted By Budman
Cb160

15 years old. A new family moved into the neighborhood and the guy that was my age had a black Honda CB160. He let me ride it around the back yard. One came for sale in the paper. I picked it up for...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-30-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 243,965
Posted By Budman
Sorry for being stupid.

Got it NOON!

Sorry for the stupidity.

Bud
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-30-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4,933
Views: 243,965
Posted By Budman
Lunch

What time in Clover???
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-10-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 770
Posted By Budman
Fine 10 Months

This past summer was very rainy. You will be more concerned with the heat and humidity than the cold. AUGUST can be sweltering and you need to keep hydrated. I like to spend my riding time in the...
Forum: Road warriors 11-27-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 349,802
Posted By Budman
1100rt/1200rt

I bought a 1100RT when I got back into riding in 1997. Loved the bike, and never had any issues with it. No surging, no final drive failure, no windshield motor issues. Sold it to a friend with about...
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