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Forum: Asia 05-23-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,221
Posted By greybeard146
Hey, Franki - welcome back...now, that's two of...

Hey, Franki - welcome back...now, that's two of us. :wink:

Anybody else? :ear
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 13,745
Posted By greybeard146
Thumb A Good Aid to Safety

Loved the F4 - that is, when it worked. Over a period of a few days, one of two units failed to operate: unit 1 could only receive but not send, whilst unit 2 could only send but not receive. It was...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,452
Posted By greybeard146
:deal

:deal
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2012, 01:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,071
Posted By greybeard146
Crossfires - all-day comfortable right out of the...

Crossfires - all-day comfortable right out of the box...whether standing or sitting or walking or relaxing; imvho. :lol3
Forum: Asia 03-07-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,221
Posted By greybeard146
No worries, take your time...things move slowly...

No worries, take your time...things move slowly in ADV HK. :1drink

FWIW: you might want to take a look at the HK Automobile Association website; they can assist with bike imports re emission...
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 22,494
Posted By greybeard146
Simply Delicious! Me want! :lol3

Simply Delicious! Me want! :lol3
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,414
Posted By greybeard146
:thumb

:thumb
Forum: Road warriors 02-29-2012, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,414
Posted By greybeard146
Question CB750 F2/w vs. Nighthawk?

In trying to locate some side panels, I keep running into the Retro vs. Nighthawk conundrum; can anyone shed any light on whether the CB750 F2w (mfr. date 1998) - often listed on Parts Suppliers as a...
Forum: Road warriors 02-27-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,326
Posted By greybeard146
Thumb Lovely Bike

That's a great looking bike you got there. Me want! :evil

I loved my R1100RT ('Godfrey') to bits...but it had two problems when I first acquired it vis 1) blinking ABS dash warning lights and 2)...
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,452
Posted By greybeard146
Most gracious of you, kind sir...but I think you...

Most gracious of you, kind sir...but I think you have to register before any points are awarded. Whether you did register or not, I thank you! :D
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,182
Posted By greybeard146
What simply gorgeous creatures!

What simply gorgeous creatures!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-15-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,856
Posted By greybeard146
Just do it. Tread carefully. Momentum is your...

Just do it.
Tread carefully.
Momentum is your friend.
However you approach it, be sure to keep it within your own comfort level.
Have fun! :1drink
Forum: Road warriors 02-15-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,452
Posted By greybeard146
Thumb New Website for Honda CB750 Owners

There's a new website dedicated to fans of the Honda CB750; if anyone is interested to join, simply follow this link: http://www.cb750.com/?referrerid=28 (http://www.cb750.com/?referrerid=28) :thumb...
Forum: Asia 02-10-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,692
Posted By greybeard146
Anyone up for a spin? See ADV HK Rideout # 2...

Anyone up for a spin?

See ADV HK Rideout # 2 post! :deal
Forum: Asia 02-10-2012, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,221
Posted By greybeard146
Thumb ADV HK Rideout #2 - Any Interest??

It's about time we got this initiative out of the garage and on to the open road again...if any interest, please sign up!!

Count me in! :thumb
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 67,559
Posted By greybeard146
Honda CB750 F2w

Recently acquired this sweet little thing...haven't got any still pics yet, but, if you're interested, you can see/hear the bike in action by clicking on the link below. Enjoy! :thumb
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 19,088
Posted By greybeard146
Thumb Bring on the F5

Recently, me and a good buddy did a quick spin around the UK (if interested, see link below)...and one of the things we most wanted was to have good on-the-bike comms, preferably, wireless, i.e.,...
Forum: Equipment 01-27-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,350
Posted By greybeard146
Thumb I was rigged out similarly yesterday...I don't...

I was rigged out similarly yesterday...I don't normally wear the full leathers, more usually a mix of textiles pants/jackets, but as it was a bit chilly, I went for the fully monty; and very good it...
Forum: Equipment 10-06-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 14,234
Posted By greybeard146
Your heart's in the right place, so, good for you...

Your heart's in the right place, so, good for you for caring. What you could do is something like this...

You: ((hyperventilating) to BikerDud) Hey, buddy!
BD: Silence...as he gets down off the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-06-2011, 11:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 13,762
Posted By greybeard146
Cry Amen!

Amen! :cry

There but for the Grace of God, go I...
Forum: Equipment 10-05-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,121
Posted By greybeard146
+1 :thumb

+1 :thumb
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2011, 02:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,268
Posted By greybeard146
Thumb Padded Undershorts

1 Item I Wished I'd Had
Padded undershorts - I did not have this bit of kit, and boy, was I sore and bruised and battered in those areas...next time I do an off-road thang, these are a must have...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-03-2011, 01:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 624
Posted By greybeard146
Thumb UK by Bike: # 4 / 5 / 6 - Now Up!

The adventure continues with a simple click on the Topbox Tours link below...

Enjoy!
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2011, 10:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,682
Posted By greybeard146
Thanks, coletrain, good stuff! Will update...

Thanks, coletrain, good stuff! Will update shortly... :thumb
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2011, 08:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,682
Posted By greybeard146
The oil used by BMW in the recent 30,000kms...

The oil used by BMW in the recent 30,000kms service is, I am so advised, mineral oil...and with all the extral kms clocked-up in the interim, that should have resolved the problem. It didn't...it...
Forum: Thumpers 09-29-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,836
Posted By greybeard146
Click on the Topbox Tours link and then you'll...

Click on the Topbox Tours link and then you'll see what it is...
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,682
Posted By greybeard146
Nuked

I nuked the last post because all it gave was a link to a video...without showing the supporting explanation in the 'show more / show less' notes with each video. Sorry about that, I thought I was...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-27-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By greybeard146
:lol3 <iframe width="420" height="315"...

:lol3

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/FP3q74lGZ8I" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-27-2011, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By greybeard146
:1drink <iframe width="420" height="315"...

:1drink

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/TKfmX2ebEKY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-27-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By greybeard146
:D <iframe width="420" height="315"...

:D

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/wwbnFECsQ1c" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Thumpers 09-27-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,682
Posted By greybeard146
Eh? Here's The Update...

To see the update, simply click on the Topbox Tours link below, then see HK by Bike # 5...it ain't good! :cry
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-27-2011, 03:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 715
Posted By greybeard146
Thumb Topbox Tours: UK by Bike # 1, 2, 3

This was the start of an adventure with my little brother - who's actually bigger than me, where we acquired a couple of BMW R1100RTs - Tiggy (his) and Godfrey (mine)...and the plan was to scoot...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-20-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,463
Posted By greybeard146
Good vid...thanks for sharing. Any plans to...

Good vid...thanks for sharing.

Any plans to follow-up and make one on how to safely preload / jump the front wheel?

Cheers! :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,391
Posted By greybeard146
Thanks for all the good suggestions! I think it...

Thanks for all the good suggestions! I think it may well be more of a 'width' issue than anything else. I wonder if there is such a thing as a 'comfort' seat but with a narrower ledge or tank-end...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-19-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,391
Posted By greybeard146
Question BMW 'Comfort' Seat: an Oxymoron, perhaps?

Recently, I took up with my new ride (see Topbox Tours link below), a '97 R1100RT, which came fitted with a 'comfort' seat. I had no problems with it initially, as it truly was - comfortable....
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,223
Posted By greybeard146
"Boots WITH ankle flex, recommendations" -...

"Boots WITH ankle flex, recommendations" - :huh
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,223
Posted By greybeard146
Sidi Crossfires

Sidi Crossfires
Forum: Equipment 09-18-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 129,331
Posted By greybeard146
Puke Moi Auci...

Just returned from a trip where me and a buddy ran a set that lasted all of 24hrs (acutal on-road use, approx. 6hrs) before the one unit's microphone died...got that replaced by a dealer near where...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 19,422
Posted By greybeard146
Thumb Hmmmm?

I've read (just about) everything....and a few questions arise...


1. Why were the bikes tied-down on the 'recovery' truck whilst still fully loaded with easily removable panniers / top box (?)...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-13-2011, 08:52 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 19,422
Posted By greybeard146
I'd be interested in seeing how you tie-down your...

I'd be interested in seeing how you tie-down your bikes in your neck of the woods; and what type of straps / ties you recommend. Maybe in a new thread?!
Cheers! :thumb
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