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Forum: Vendors 05-14-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 104,901
Posted By keithmckenney
Guess I'm one of the somewhat lucky ones?

Rick Mayer was at the MOA rally in July 2014 in Minneapolis MN taking orders. I placed one in July 2014.

Shame on the MOA for allowing this character to sell goods there and hope the MOA does...
Forum: Vendors 04-23-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 120,376
Posted By keithmckenney
H.o.W order place?

I likely missed it but where does one purchase the H.o.W. map set/gps files from? I must of overlooked a link somewhere......
Forum: Trip Planning 04-07-2015, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,058
Posted By keithmckenney
might consider a purchase and resale

Might consider a purchase (there) and resale when you leave......might find some friendly natives to help too......
check out the tent space thread to find contacts or post in that regional forum
...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-07-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,245
Posted By keithmckenney
didn't say what the budget is

Since it wasn't clear what your budget is......

I'd suggest/agree with the WR250R for off road and trails.

For gravel roads/forest roads/on road I'd suggest the X Country bc of the ABS, light...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-07-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,328
Posted By keithmckenney
Air Canada contacts

Just found this information on the Air Canada web site:

February 18, 2015
Fly your bike with Air Canada Cargo
Did you know that Air Canada can also ship your motorcycle?

This convenient...
Forum: Americas 04-07-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By keithmckenney
good question

have you tried uship?
Forum: Americas 04-02-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 60,886
Posted By keithmckenney
another vote for medjet assist

Medjet assist is a must have for travel more than 150 miles from home.

They give a discount to BMW MOA members and likely others ($230/year sticks in my mind). For an extra $30/year they will...
Forum: Americas 04-02-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 873
Views: 60,886
Posted By keithmckenney
another vote for medjet assist

Medjet assist is a must have for travel more than 150 miles from home.

They give a discount to BMW MOA members and likely others ($230/year sticks in my mind). For an extra $30/year they will...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-17-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,909
Posted By keithmckenney
when I was a kid I loved the way folks modified their bikes

and someone told me

De gustibus non est disuptandum

I love the wide variety of different looks.
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 88,058
Posted By keithmckenney
Congratulations and please keep posting

Congratulations on making it to Ushuaia aka 'the end of the continent'. It is a very special place very few people will ever have the chance to visit.

Your ride report is stellar, awesome,...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-01-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,689
Posted By keithmckenney
just to state what may be obvious

In my experience....

Nearly every bike feels better when adjusted to your personal preferences.
For me, this is particularly true for the R1200GS. Raising the handlebars with Rox Risers,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-01-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12,848
Views: 540,014
Posted By keithmckenney
Way to go Team Frye!

Way to go Team Frye!
Your shirts are great!

Dad's shirt is totally awesome too. Please post the dye pattern so I can do one just like it. :D

Dana's dress is delightful. A piece of art and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 88,058
Posted By keithmckenney
Awesome ride report

Thanks for taking us along on your adventure with your wonderful writing and great pictures.

Wish I were riding along with y'all.

I'm from Yankton SD, live in Maryland and re-discovered MC...
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 90,985
Posted By keithmckenney
update please

and the next chapter in the book is......
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 90,985
Posted By keithmckenney
great ride report

Your ride report style is very engaging and your spirit shines through.

Thanks for sharing this experience and keep up the writing!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-09-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By keithmckenney
Butler map for southern Appalachian just published

Just got this in the mail
Hot off the press
Many many great rides on your way south.
Ridingsocial should provide access
Might call em for the most efficient way to access it given your setup
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-09-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,980
Posted By keithmckenney
made the front page of the FAR site with that photo

Thanks to Dorito and Blaster for a super adventure.

I had a BLAST with Blastoff adventures. My tires got wet and my GS got muddy, real muddy. My TKC80s have perhaps one more trip left in them. ...
Forum: Regional forums 08-12-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,675
Posted By keithmckenney
thanks Rob!

thanks Rob!

email sent.

kind regards,

Keith
Forum: Regional forums 08-12-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,675
Posted By keithmckenney
late registration?

I'd love to join my teammates from Maryland on this adventure. Is it too late to add a team member? Happy to camp.....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-05-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12,848
Views: 540,014
Posted By keithmckenney
fundy rally

so not to ask too much but I contacted the fundy rally folks to see if I could do a late reg. have not heard back yet. do you think……?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-05-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 12,848
Views: 540,014
Posted By keithmckenney
indeed

I spoke with the guy (Court?) who runs the company (at the MOA rally in Minn) and he really did a good job of describing the country and riding opportunities.
I'd love to go. I sent the cheap...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-05-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 12,848
Views: 540,014
Posted By keithmckenney
cheap flights to Ecuador...

Y'all still planning your trip in Nov to Ecuador....check out this link posted today by Shermans travel
...
Forum: Equipment 08-04-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,939
Posted By keithmckenney
Rally Pro 2 and Klim Badlands Pro

Loved my Rally Pro 2 for several years and lots of adventure riding except when the zipper broke in Patagonia or it rained but otherwise it was great and would still be wearing it if it had not been...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-19-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 104,015
Posted By keithmckenney
bugs! flies!

Bugs!

Flies!

Holy crap batman!

Where are we?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-19-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 104,015
Posted By keithmckenney
need anything from DC?

I'm driving up from Washington DC.
Does anyone need anything?
I'd like to export a few politicians.......
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-29-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 104,015
Posted By keithmckenney
logistics question and query

I need to find a place to park my pickup truck and cycle trailer somewhere near Ottawa (for the RREE, that is from May 22 Thursday pm to May 25 Sunday pm.)

Any leads or suggestions would be...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-29-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 104,015
Posted By keithmckenney
Thank you James!

Thank you!
I'll keep an eye out......
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-29-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 104,015
Posted By keithmckenney
update to RREE please

Can someone post an update to the RREE details please.

I signed up/registered and have not heard much and need to start planning as we southern folks need to do a border crossing and such.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-13-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,412
Views: 104,015
Posted By keithmckenney
signed up just now

Just sent paypal in.

Southern Maryland Adventure Riders is my team.

Do they let foreigners into Canada? Like from Maryland?

Just curious...
Forum: Face plant 10-12-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 54,150
Posted By keithmckenney
Love to see professional publications

I appreciated the list of publications and the technical complexity of some of the papers.

For example, it was not clear that this paper (titled below) applied to our dear friend Bruce but you...
Forum: Face plant 10-10-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 54,150
Posted By keithmckenney
good luck with the recovery

Glad to hear it went OK.

Let's hope the pain subsides soon.

Does this mean he can't come out and play tomorrow?
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,677
Posted By keithmckenney
MedJet at work

I just filled out the customs forms for import of my GS 'back' into the States from Canada and returned them to MedJet assist. They have been wonderfully helpful and responsive in getting my GS...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,677
Posted By keithmckenney
kind of felt that way

Thank you for your kind thoughts.....

I feel that way a bit after a very technically challenging day on last Tuesday and then a simple mistake of taking my left hand off the bar to wave to the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,677
Posted By keithmckenney
just had to chip in for our German readers....

Die Vereinigten Staaten (englisch United States, kurz U.S.), in amtlicher Langform Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika (United States of America; abgekürzt USA), nichtamtlich auch Amerika (engl. America),...
Forum: Americas 08-22-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 17,646
Posted By keithmckenney
made a reservation for Sunday in Sudbury

If anyone has a better suggestion or objects let me know but I went ahead and made a reservation for two rooms for us in Sudbury for Sunday 8.25.13 at

Comfort Inn(CN305)
2171 Regent St. S.,...
Forum: Americas 08-20-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 17,646
Posted By keithmckenney
good judgement comes from experience

which comes from bad judgement......or something like that I learned awhile ago.
Forum: Americas 08-20-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 17,646
Posted By keithmckenney
that helps a great deal

I must admit I was confused. I thought you were referring to five fingers and was more than concerned that you grew up counting with a slide rule and then my fear took over and I realized...
Forum: Americas 08-20-2013, 03:16 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 17,646
Posted By keithmckenney
not five....you need an even number of gloves

five gloves is ok but six would be better.......remember you have two hands....
Forum: Americas 08-20-2013, 02:31 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 17,646
Posted By keithmckenney
way to go....

Your bike looks ready and pointed the right direction.

I've packed and filtered and packed again. Now to see if I really need all this stuff.....

three sets of gloves? check.
spare keys? ...
Forum: Americas 08-20-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 17,646
Posted By keithmckenney
i'm holding up the Aussie fireman to my right

Half the folks on this adventure were Australian and several were retired firemen with outstanding humor and good nature as well as an affinity for mischief. We bought dynamite in Bolivia at a...
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