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Forum: Road warriors 03-26-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 385,303
Posted By Budman
Hands?

Not trying to be argumentative here but Ive never had an issue with wind on my hands on an RT. Ive had a VStream on RTs GTLs and now on my 2014 RTW. Installed it last night and gave it a little test...
Forum: Road warriors 03-25-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 385,303
Posted By Budman
Two UP

Sounds like you do a lot of two up riding like Ann and I do. You might want to try a VStream windshield, made a big difference for us on all our other RTs. I have one on order for the new one....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-16-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,486
Posted By Budman
Back

Nice to have you back.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-15-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,486
Posted By Budman
Bar Risers.

I think that Id like to install bar risers on my 2014 RT at this event. My son and grandchildren live in Alexandria so I can kill two birds with one stone. Just have to order the risers and tool for...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-12-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,141
Posted By Budman
Sleeping Bag

I did you the sleeping bag a couple times. I did not stay in luxurious accommodations in Alaska and felt more comfortable ON the sheets as opposed to IN the sheets.

In one place I was pretty close...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-11-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,486
Posted By Budman
Eek Pm

Just sent Jim a PM. Will he get it even if he is in banned camp? Im not sure how this stuff works.
Forum: Trip Planning 02-09-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,141
Posted By Budman
Tent???

When I went to Alaska I took a tent and sleeping bag and ground tarp that I never used but was glad I had it. I also had two quarts of water and two MREs that were never used but I was glad I had...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-07-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,170
Posted By Budman
Make a Plan

If you are planning on going to National Parks and staying there make reservations now. Ann and I are going out west this summer and have found many places all booked up.
I simply asked her what...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 239,803
Posted By Budman
CLP Oil

I broke off a small bracket on the right side of the bike. You know one of the plastic nipple in the o ring pieces. The panel would have been $248 to replace so I did what Jim suggested and super...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 239,803
Posted By Budman
Wolfman Bag

It attaches with straps on the front and back. Im probably going to do away with the straps in the back and use Velcro on the lower section. I tried to post a picture but was not successful. Send me...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 239,803
Posted By Budman
Tank Bag

My new Wolfman Ranier tank bag was delivered today from Revzilla. It was very easy to install and holds a bunch. The map pocket is a bit smaller than my Touratech but not by much. The Touratech Flat...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-18-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,214
Posted By Budman
Pisgah Inn

Be sure ti have a meal at the Pisgah Inn. Trout is very good and fresh. I think they open in April.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 5,302
Views: 280,482
Posted By Budman
Was it YOU?

Did you come in on the Brookshire Freeway this morning? Saw a yellow bike headed south, looked at the temp gauge in the car...32. Thought Damn I hope he doesnt hit any black ice!
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 239,803
Posted By Budman
Handle Bar Risers

Has anyone with a 2014 used the Ilum Works handle bar riser? How do you like it, it just looks a little funky in the pictures that I have seen. Is there an alternative? I cant find one.

Thanks,
...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-29-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 5,302
Views: 280,482
Posted By Budman
Parking

Where are you trying to park uptown? There are some places that bike friendly. What are you trying to be near?

Bud
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 239,803
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, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 239,803
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, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 239,803
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, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5,302
Views: 280,482
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, 09:47 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 129,111
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, 01:16 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,434
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, 07:44 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,434
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, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 385,303
Posted By Budman
Nuke this

sorry about the duplicate thread!
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 385,303
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, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
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, 09:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,086
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, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5,302
Views: 280,482
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, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
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, 05:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 771
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, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
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, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5,302
Views: 280,482
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, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,327
Views: 239,803
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, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,732
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, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 385,303
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, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 385,303
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, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2,318
Views: 385,303
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, 08:19 AM
Replies: 36,607
Views: 9,570,925
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, 11:45 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 9,931
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, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
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, 06:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
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.
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