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Forum: Ride reports Today, 06:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,090
Posted By wvpc1
Nice job on the reports PA Slammer. I enjoyed...

Nice job on the reports PA Slammer. I enjoyed your candor. You are either ballsy or crazy hitting the elevations in October.

Myself and wife are prepping to hit 5 Southern Appalachia states...
Forum: Road warriors 05-02-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2,519
Views: 416,380
Posted By wvpc1
You could try a fuel injector/intake valve...

You could try a fuel injector/intake valve cleaner. I would make sure your plugs/coil/wires are good also.
Forum: Airheads 04-08-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,774
Posted By wvpc1
Nice find!

Love the color. Sure don't see to many around like it. How many miles on the clock? Too bad about the side cover.

If you don't mind, was it over the 5K$ mark?
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,519
Views: 416,380
Posted By wvpc1
OK I'll replace the cable. Does anyone know how...

OK I'll replace the cable. Does anyone know how to do that besides take it to the dealer?
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,519
Views: 416,380
Posted By wvpc1
NEED HELP! Right Side Throttle Cable Question.

Need HELP! with the R side Throttle Bowden Cable.

I performed my 30K mile service without a hitch until attempting the Throttle Body Synch.

I touched only the right side cable. It seems as...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 38,359
Views: 10,173,515
Posted By wvpc1
Sweet 124. I had a '68 red/black and had a blast...

Sweet 124. I had a '68 red/black and had a blast in it. Stay on those valve adjustments tho or she will burn an exhaust valve.
Forum: Road warriors 03-29-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By wvpc1
BMW Tire Pressure Monitor Question

I have a question about the longevity of the BMW Tire Pressure Monitors. How long does the battery last? The reason why is I am getting ready to replace the tires and would like to know how much...
Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 960
Views: 131,283
Posted By wvpc1
The dealer in SE Michigan said by May he will...

The dealer in SE Michigan said by May he will have the RS on the floor.
Forum: Road warriors 03-10-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,519
Views: 416,380
Posted By wvpc1
1. What tires are they? 3. Nothing new. ...

1. What tires are they?

3. Nothing new. Upgrade to a 15A circuit or directly harness the comp. to the battery.

5. I would be concerned.

6. I would be concerned.
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,512
Posted By wvpc1
Like you said "Haters gonna hate." Granted...

Like you said "Haters gonna hate."

Granted I have only used the 8hp full zoot Air Force. I was a skeptic until I used it. It is hands down better than my 6hp compressor and leaf blower...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-03-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 123,513
Posted By wvpc1
That was a nice setup for 1982!

That was a nice setup for 1982!
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,512
Posted By wvpc1
I have used my brothers Air Force Master Blaster....

I have used my brothers Air Force Master Blaster. The dryer works much better than a leaf blower because the air is warm/hot and actually dries the surface. The air velocity is also quite strong. ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-28-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 123,513
Posted By wvpc1
I had a 72 CB500/4 just like it. The clutch was...

I had a 72 CB500/4 just like it. The clutch was a POS otherwise a nice road bike. I should of bought the 750/4 for $300 more :rofl. Like your ATGATT.
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,643
Posted By wvpc1
Cool trip :wave. I'm in. Have done about 90% of...

Cool trip :wave. I'm in. Have done about 90% of the PCH in 2012 north from Crecent City, CA & in 2013 south from Crecent City (skipped LA). Have stopped at or seen some of your photo sites. Nice...
Forum: Road warriors 02-16-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,519
Views: 416,380
Posted By wvpc1
I went with the ascycles mirror setup for my 2012...

I went with the ascycles mirror setup for my 2012 RTand am very satisfied with the results.
Forum: Road warriors 02-03-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,519
Views: 416,380
Posted By wvpc1
+1 on the Beemershop! If you can't do both...

+1 on the Beemershop!

If you can't do both shocks at this time just wait until you can. At 25K miles your stock shocks have a bit of life in them yet.

If (when) you do both shocks at the same...
Forum: Equipment 02-01-2015, 11:52 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 33,247
Posted By wvpc1
Black Diamond Oasis 3 person tent

Tent pole length is 19 inches (48 cm) aluminium with 2 hubs. 2012 tent is no longer in stock.

http://www.backcountry.com/black-diamond-oasis-3-person-3-season-tent
Forum: Road warriors 01-29-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,421
Views: 263,048
Posted By wvpc1
A pic would be nice, thanks. Good riding!

A pic would be nice, thanks.

Good riding!
Forum: Road warriors 01-28-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,519
Views: 416,380
Posted By wvpc1
My analog speedo is only 2 mph over my GPS...

My analog speedo is only 2 mph over my GPS reading on my '12 RT. I would rather have the heated seats and computer functions anyday.
Forum: Road warriors 01-26-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,519
Views: 416,380
Posted By wvpc1
Just heard back from the dealer. $250-$300 for...

Just heard back from the dealer. $250-$300 for the ASC upgrade since they have to replace the switch anyway.
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 2,519
Views: 416,380
Posted By wvpc1
Firenailer: Those heated seats rock. I didn't...

Firenailer: Those heated seats rock. I didn't know you could upgrade with a switch replacement. Did the dealer install the heating elements too?

I have an email in to my dealer asking what the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,519
Views: 416,380
Posted By wvpc1
Yes, a switch and a computer software upgrade.

Yes, a switch and a computer software upgrade.
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2,519
Views: 416,380
Posted By wvpc1
A question about BMW ASC?

My 2012 BMW RT has a VIN# that falls under a recall for both left and right handlebar switches. My question is...should I upgrade the left switch to include the ASC (auto stability control) which...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,850
Posted By wvpc1
If you want to treat yourself (and your wife)...

If you want to treat yourself (and your wife) just once in your life, go with a late model RT with a custom seat and topbox. You (she) will be glad you did.
Forum: Americas 01-20-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By wvpc1
FL State Parks.

I camped in South Florida last December. The state parks have very nice facilities in that state. $36/day includes the entrance fee. You are not going to get anywhere near that price wise for a...
Forum: Road warriors 01-08-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,519
Views: 416,380
Posted By wvpc1
I went with a Migsel mount on my 2012 RT. I do...

I went with a Migsel mount on my 2012 RT. I do get a bit of vibration on my Nuvi 2555 so I shaped a dampner made out of styrofoam to calm it down between the mount and the dash. Works well but am...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-08-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 123,513
Posted By wvpc1
1972

Here we are on our first bike tour. My friend Brad on his CB 450 and I on the CB 500/4 in April of 1972. The snow on the ground did not stop us heading to Virginia Beach one bit. However we did...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-08-2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 509
Views: 123,513
Posted By wvpc1
1976

Here is one from 1976. I added a Superwedge fairing to my '75 GoldWing in preparation to a 2400 mile trip to San Diego. The bike stripped out the drive line splines at 13K miles in Holbrook, AZ. ...
Forum: Airheads 11-16-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 40,529
Posted By wvpc1
THAT is a beautiful machine!!:clap:clap

THAT is a beautiful machine!!:clap:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,229
Posted By wvpc1
So my question is...

Thanks for the cool analysis. But my question is, what is your current oil consumption for your camhead motor, as best as you can see?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 38,359
Views: 10,173,515
Posted By wvpc1
That rig reminds me of the Allis-Chalmers...

That rig reminds me of the Allis-Chalmers tractors we tore around on back on the farm. I'm not saying it wasn't fun. It was a blast.

But that is not motorcycling to me. I would rather have a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 25,957
Posted By wvpc1
So sorry to hear about your accident Andrew. ...

So sorry to hear about your accident Andrew. Your RR started out so well and I love reading about left coast RR's. Please rest & recuperate. If you get a chance to fill us in on what happened I...
Forum: Airheads 10-11-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 40,529
Posted By wvpc1
I LIKE your LED parking light strip. Would you...

I LIKE your LED parking light strip. Would you care to elaborate on the parts used and any install insight.
Forum: Airheads 10-05-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,749
Posted By wvpc1
Is the speedo working? How many miles on it?

Is the speedo working? How many miles on it?
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 25,957
Posted By wvpc1
I'm in for the ride. Take us South!

I'm in for the ride. Take us South!
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,821
Posted By wvpc1
[QUOTE=LoopGaroo;24802262]You can not go wrong...

[QUOTE=LoopGaroo;24802262]You can not go wrong just wandering around that area Wisconsin.

Obey the speed limits on any of the larger "numbered" roads and be safe while riding on farm roads.
...
Forum: Equipment 07-11-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,969
Posted By wvpc1
Fit, fit and all about fit again. Buy what fits...

Fit, fit and all about fit again. Buy what fits you the best. If you have to settle for a solid color instead of some fancy graphics so be it. For me its an Arai Vector (with a new Vector II or...
Forum: Airheads 06-30-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 612,556
Posted By wvpc1
83 reflector assembly

I have 2 '83 R100 RT reflector assemblies. One original/shoddy and 1 new/perfect. Make an offer? I went to the LED setup from Rick @ ME.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-15-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 423
Views: 83,474
Posted By wvpc1
Gas cap woes

I really like my R1200 RT except for the gas cap. It is my number one gripe with this bike. It is a hinged affair that flips open toward the rider. That makes it difficult to add gas (realllllly...
Forum: Equipment 04-16-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,198
Posted By wvpc1
Awesome but pricey

I got to use the http://motorcycledryer.com/air-force-master-blaster-model-mb3-cd Master Blaster that my brother owns. He is into detailing his bikes and Shelby Mustang. I was instantly hooked and...
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