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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-13-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,608
Posted By Drsilver
2014 Isle of ManHattan Ride Video led by Skull

This is the rear facing GoPro.

The 2014 Isle of ManHattan ride led by Skull, started at 12 noon.

I sped up the video by 2.5x and put it to music. Enjoy!

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Forum: Road warriors 01-13-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,468
Posted By Drsilver
next ride

I did another 160 miles yesterday, bringing my cumulative mileage up to 290 on my K16GT.

I had the same back pain issue so I will look into the backrest.

The front end desire to turn in was...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-04-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,608
Posted By Drsilver
2014 Isle of ManHattan Ride Video led by Skull

The 2014 Isle of ManHattan ride led by Skull, started at 12 noon.

I sped up the video by 2.5x and put it to music. Enjoy!

Lawrence


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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-04-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,608
Posted By Drsilver
2014 Isle of ManHattan video. Starting.

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/K5qf-1HOaug" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-03-2014, 03:51 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,608
Posted By Drsilver
RT, what camera did you use? The wide angle looks...

RT, what camera did you use? The wide angle looks greater than my GoPro.

Thank you for sharing the video too.

Thanks, Lawrence
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-02-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,608
Posted By Drsilver
Isle of ManHattan GPS Route, Garmin Connect

URL:http://connect.garmin.com/activity/423689110

Recorded on my Garmin Montona 650T
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-02-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,608
Posted By Drsilver
2014 Isle of ManHattan pictures and a video

http://i1359.photobucket.com/albums/q781/drsilver1/2014%20Isle%20of%20ManHattan/IMG_5373_zpse6b62f8c.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-01-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,608
Posted By Drsilver
second ride

I showed up around 11:30 to find out that most riders left at 11. I did the ride at 12 with about 7 bikes led by Skull.

It was a pleasure to meet Skull. He was really a nice guy and had a great...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-31-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,608
Posted By Drsilver
meeting place

So, despite Sidewalk being closed, I'm assuming we still meet and park between 6th and 7th on Ave. A as in previous years.

Odessa is at Ave A. and 11th, and Benny's is at Ave A. and 6th so those...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-25-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 373,512
Posted By Drsilver
My new K1600GT under the George Washington Bridge

Taken X-mas day.

http://i1359.photobucket.com/albums/q781/drsilver1/HDR%20MC%20posts/IMG_5311_2_3_tonemapped_zpsed0782cc.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,468
Posted By Drsilver
Battery Tender Hookup K1600GT

The last small accessory, but very important, I added was the Battery Tender hard-wire. I ran the cord down the left side and zip tied it where it is very easily accessible and secure around this...
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,468
Posted By Drsilver
Gopro Hero 3 monuted on K1600GT

I purchased the Techmount Control Mount for the K16 and a 4" extension (the new 4th generation line). Then added the 17mm ball adapter for the GoPro mount and two addtionaly gopro arms to get the...
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,468
Posted By Drsilver
Passport 9500ix mounted to K1600GT

I bought a TechMount radar detector mounting plate and a strap for non round bars. I also applied two strips of 3M dual lock. Its very solidly mounted!
...
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,468
Posted By Drsilver
Wunderlich Crash Bars on K1600GT

Front Right Crash Bar


http://i1359.photobucket.com/albums/q781/drsilver1/advpost/IMG_5277_zps6bd3e1dd.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 12-25-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,468
Posted By Drsilver
Hey, thanks for the suggestions... I rode...

Hey, thanks for the suggestions...

I rode today for a little over two hours. Longest ride yet on my new K16!

Some observations:
-21 degrees F, had on winter gear. The only thing cold were my...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-23-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,608
Posted By Drsilver
Weather for the ride, and timing.

9 days to go, Accuweather says high of 29, low of 19F and only 9% chance of precipitation. (At those temps, precipitation will surely be snow.) Let's hope for the best. I can deal with cold but not...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-22-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,608
Posted By Drsilver
Great. Guess I wasn't paying too much attention...

Great. Guess I wasn't paying too much attention last year.

Hope to see ya this year.

Lawrence
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-22-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,608
Posted By Drsilver
Ha, yeah, If I were as accurate as the weatherman...

Ha, yeah, If I were as accurate as the weatherman in my job there'd be big problems. (I'm a Podiatrist, foot surgeon.)

I rode yesterday too in New York and New Jersey. Went to the motorcycle Mall...
Forum: Road warriors 12-22-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,468
Posted By Drsilver
Hi Doug, Thanks for the reply and advice. I...

Hi Doug,

Thanks for the reply and advice. I just ordered the Grab-it! I'll let you(pl) know how it goes. Unfortunately, I'll have to remove the entire bar to get into the hole, but I think it's...
Forum: Road warriors 12-21-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,468
Posted By Drsilver
My new K1600GT

My new BMW K1600GT story continued...

Yesterday I installed the Wunderlich front engine crash guards and the back luggage box protectors.

I had one small (large) problem. On the right side of...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,608
Posted By Drsilver
Isle of Man(hattan) history and 'policy'..?? ...

Isle of Man(hattan) history and 'policy'..??

So, my lady friend loves riding with me. I bought her cold weather gear: Pants, jacket, balaclava, gloves and liners.

(She likes the heated seat on...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-21-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,608
Posted By Drsilver
About ten days to go... Accuweather app...

About ten days to go...

Accuweather app shows 34 Fahrenheit and 12% chance of precipitation for New Year's Day.

Since accuweather is often (usually?) wrong we will have to wait a bit longer to...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,468
Posted By Drsilver
My K1600GT and R1200GS in front of R8 in Manhattan Garage

I took this picture with my iPhone. It's my two bikes parked in my Manhattan garage in front of my favorite car, the amazing Audi R8. (It's not my R8.)

I'm envious of you guys with big garages to...
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,468
Posted By Drsilver
wunderlich front and read bars installed K1600GTL

Hey,

I just found these pictures of the Wunderlich front and read protection bars installed on the K1600GTL. These are the ones I ordered in Black for my Graphite K1600GT. I'll shoot some pics...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,468
Posted By Drsilver
Nice GTL! I love that color. I noticed you...

Nice GTL! I love that color.

I noticed you have the topcase off in one pic.

I have not attempted to remove mine yet but am I correct that you need to unscrew the passenger seat in order to...
Forum: Road warriors 12-04-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,468
Posted By Drsilver
Thanks, I already ordered engine and rear bag...

Thanks, I already ordered engine and rear bag protection bars from Wunderlich. They should be here by Friday and I'll install this weekend before I ride it anymore. I'm paranoid that I'll lose my...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,468
Posted By Drsilver
My new K1600GT

Had my first highway ride last weekend on my new K1600GT.

This bike is awesome!

A true friend helps you back out of the driveway up-hill on your 700+ pound bike. (see picture)
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-26-2013, 05:17 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,608
Posted By Drsilver
I went on a group ride in October, right after...

I went on a group ride in October, right after the 'incident' with BMW of Manhattan. 31 bikes. We went up the West Side Hwy right through the infamous stretch of road. No one seemed to care or notice.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-24-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8,450
Views: 8,276,011
Posted By Drsilver
Beauty on GS in Buenos Aires

Beauty on GS in Buenos Aires. (A GS, not MY GS!)

http://i1359.photobucket.com/albums/q781/drsilver1/advpost/IMG_4397-editv04_zpsf2e8876b.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-24-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,608
Posted By Drsilver
Isle of Man(hattan) 2014

Walking up 5th Avenue this morning there were salvation army bells ringing, tourists window shopping and it was 24 degrees Fahrenheit (unfortunately not Celcius) on November 24th.

Thanksgiving is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-10-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 373,512
Posted By Drsilver
A trip to Connecticut

We played hooky from work on Monday. (It's okay, I'm the boss and I gave my riding partner off.)

We took the 8am Cross Sound Ferry from Orient Point, Long Island to New London Connecticut. We rode...
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,942
Posted By Drsilver
love my Stryker

(I know, old thread)

I've been riding my 2011 Stryker for about 2 years.

this bike is rock solid. Not one mechanical problem. the 1300 puts out tons of power and is tourquey. I added a power...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-20-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 373,512
Posted By Drsilver
Good story and unique picture!

Good story and unique picture!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-20-2013, 10:42 AM
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Views: 373,512
Posted By Drsilver
Dave, Thank you!

Dave, Thank you!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-18-2013, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 373,512
Posted By Drsilver
Yesterday at sunset on Herring Cove,...

Yesterday at sunset on Herring Cove, Provincetown, MA, Cape Cod.

http://i1359.photobucket.com/albums/q781/drsilver1/Cape%20Cod/GSSunset021_zps13ea3043.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-12-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 373,512
Posted By Drsilver
Hi! Thanks for explaining in detail. ...

Hi!

Thanks for explaining in detail.

I've never tried 5 exposure, only 3. Amazing that you didn't use a tripod with yours. I guess when it's pretty light out it's a little easier with faster...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-11-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 373,512
Posted By Drsilver
Hi! Can you please share your technique? Camera,...

Hi! Can you please share your technique? Camera, exposure +/-, software?

Thanks, Lawrence :y0!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-10-2013, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 373,512
Posted By Drsilver
Road Trip NYC to Kennebunkport Maine

I recently took my 2007 R1200GS to visit a friend in Maine from Manhattan, NYC. I wore my favorite Grateful Dead t-shirt. You'd be surprised how many people comment and give you the thumbs up. :thumb...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-10-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 373,512
Posted By Drsilver
Thanks! You're right, it does capture the scene...

Thanks! You're right, it does capture the scene that I had taking it all in. The sites, sounds and SMELL of the French Quarter... dirt, grime, late night debauchery, immorality, and intimacy.
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-10-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,152
Views: 373,512
Posted By Drsilver
New Orleans, LA 5-0 in the French Quarter

I couldn't resist snapping this shot of this Police Bike.

Much respect to all the policemen for their service. I give them lots of credit.

I tried to keep my hands as steady as possible but I...
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