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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-26-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 9,079
Views: 1,812,299
Posted By r3mac
I just got rid of a yakima rooftop box that liked...

I just got rid of a yakima rooftop box that liked to wave at people. Mostly cause I'd make sure one latch was done and get sidetracked before checking the other.
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 49,554
Posted By r3mac
I've always enjoyed my time in Italy - though...

I've always enjoyed my time in Italy - though admittedly its always been in the north of the country.

Whats your impression of the quality of the road surfaces? Up in the Dolomites for the most...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-03-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,788
Posted By r3mac
The follow up letter from BMW financial services...

The follow up letter from BMW financial services says its a refund due to them charging too much on the doc fee.

It should cover the large bottle of knob creek I enjoy so much.
Forum: Vendors 08-02-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 7,317
Posted By r3mac
Just came across this. Spent the morning looking...

Just came across this. Spent the morning looking at a couple of trips. This fills in the gaps where plain google maps used to frustrate me.

The setting for the length of time spent traveling with...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,788
Posted By r3mac
Got that email this morning Didn't make any...

Got that email this morning

Didn't make any sense and didn't seem to lead anywhere.

If they do send money, I'll waste it on bourbon.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-08-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,445
Posted By r3mac
We got the globescouts for our '13 GSA and while...

We got the globescouts for our '13 GSA and while its an experiment of one I'm very happy with them and would recommend them.
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 6,181
Views: 2,449,539
Posted By r3mac
On the k bike last year, the setup for two up...

On the k bike last year, the setup for two up camping:

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5590/14210615360_03829c2395_b.jpg

About 5 years ago I rode the Colorado Trail on a mountain bike with a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-11-2014, 03:05 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 17,104
Posted By r3mac
Last summer just after the RA rally - On the BRP ...

Last summer just after the RA rally - On the BRP

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2903/14417313463_25424574e4_b.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-11-2014, 03:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,026
Posted By r3mac
Stopped in at MW on our up to Gaspe a couple of...

Stopped in at MW on our up to Gaspe a couple of years ago. Scored a perfect day and almost no traffic up or down.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3918/14210531440_745b134c40_b.jpg

If you notice...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-11-2014, 02:54 AM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 1,501,759
Posted By r3mac
From a couple of months ago. The middle...

From a couple of months ago.

The middle child announced that motorcycles and tattoos are her means of twigging out her mother, I'm happy to help with the motorbike part. We got home from an errand...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-21-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4,718
Views: 727,102
Posted By r3mac
Just got back from having the 600 mile service...

Just got back from having the 600 mile service done (at ~1000miles, oops)

Looking forward to a Memorial Day weekend with the missus up into our northern neighbor.
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 22,856
Posted By r3mac
Great report - I'm really enjoying the photos...

Great report - I'm really enjoying the photos with the unique perspective, especially for a solo rider.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-12-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 33,558
Posted By r3mac
Wanted to say thanks for pointing out the Rose32...

Wanted to say thanks for pointing out the Rose32 bakery - Its was an awesome spot for coffee and a sticky bun while out exploring MA yesterday. The smell of the bakery in the parking lot was...
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 60,201
Posted By r3mac
Congratulations on the trip, an open road...

Congratulations on the trip, an open road perspective is always a good thing to have under your belt.

Thanks for sharing and some great pictures of that gorgeous 899.
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 4,718
Views: 727,102
Posted By r3mac
Yearly inspection done, then managed a few miles...

Yearly inspection done, then managed a few miles around the area in the nice weather before heading back to the office (aka the kitchen table).

Actually going to have to step up soon and do some...
Forum: Ride reports 05-05-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 23,573
Posted By r3mac
Very much enjoyed travelling along with your...

Very much enjoyed travelling along with your writing and photos.

Thank you for sharing.
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 831
Posted By r3mac
Spent a bunch of time over at your website - it...

Spent a bunch of time over at your website - it is time to pull the trigger on a fuzeblock and harness.
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 60,201
Posted By r3mac
In - love the idea and the concept. Best of...

In - love the idea and the concept.

Best of luck with roads and weather.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-12-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 4,718
Views: 727,102
Posted By r3mac
While supervising the yard cleanup I added the...

While supervising the yard cleanup I added the GPS ram mount, dropped a nylock nut into the dark cavernous pit near the steering head. Spent 15 minutes looking for the nut in the bike and on the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 23,573
Posted By r3mac
What a fabulous read ( so far) Eagerly...

What a fabulous read ( so far)

Eagerly waiting on more.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-03-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4,718
Views: 727,102
Posted By r3mac
I swear any day now I'll take the cover off, put...

I swear any day now I'll take the cover off, put the key in the ignition and see if any happens.

Oh, and maybe put a air gauge on the tires.

I've got 15' of ice between the bike and kind of...
Forum: Equipment 02-18-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,597
Posted By r3mac
One difference between the rep chair and the...

One difference between the rep chair and the others like alite and the helinox is where the mesh is for the seating area. On the REI chair the mesh is in the center of the chair - which drains...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-04-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,878
Posted By r3mac
We travelled two up on a K1200RS and enjoyed the...

We travelled two up on a K1200RS and enjoyed the experience, but the GSA is really a step up for us.

More comfortable, the ergonomics for both of us are better, and for me, the bike handles...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-29-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 854
Views: 48,955
Posted By r3mac
This looks like a lot of fun - what would you be...

This looks like a lot of fun - what would you be recommending for tires? I'd be bringing a '13 GSA. At this point it still has the original tires from the dealership.
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,076
Posted By r3mac
+1 on the Globescouts

+1 on the Globescouts
Forum: Americas 01-06-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,752
Posted By r3mac
Something to keep in mind about Gettysburg this...

Something to keep in mind about Gettysburg this coming year is the 250th anniversary will be on - there could be a big crowd there.

The times I've done the trip from Ma down to NC - We've enjoyed...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-02-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,953
Posted By r3mac
Great pictures - my grandfather was the mayor of...

Great pictures - my grandfather was the mayor of St Arnaud back in the '50s and had a pharmacy on the main street.

Last time I was in the area was ~30 years ago.

Beautiful countryside, thanks...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-28-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4,718
Views: 727,102
Posted By r3mac
Between a break in the weather and a gap in the...

Between a break in the weather and a gap in the family holiday schedule, I've finally fitted the electrics for the tank bag and the heated gear.

Gave the missus (pillion) my dual controller and...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 11-10-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5,356
Views: 373,121
Posted By r3mac
Thanks for stopping to say hey - we were the...

Thanks for stopping to say hey - we were the couple getting back on the new GSA after eating lunch at Willows Rest on Cape Ann

We're having a ton of fun on the new bike and the missus was...
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 25,881
Posted By r3mac
Fantastic writing backed up by even better...

Fantastic writing backed up by even better images.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-26-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4,718
Views: 727,102
Posted By r3mac
Picked up my new 2013 GSA 90th anniversary home...

Picked up my new 2013 GSA 90th anniversary home from the dealership.

Took the long way home via some great NH country roads.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-02-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 7,088,187
Posted By r3mac
The missus midway through a 2 week trip down...

The missus midway through a 2 week trip down south.

Amazing pillion and awesome partner.

http://i890.photobucket.com/albums/ac101/jmewkill/Image16_zps12e2b441.jpg
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-17-2013, 02:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,007
Posted By r3mac
Packing the bike this morning and waiting for the...

Packing the bike this morning and waiting for the Boston morning traffic to ease a little and finally find some open road.

See y'all down there Thursday.:clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,007
Posted By r3mac
Selling and Installing? Our K1200rs going...

Selling and Installing?

Our K1200rs going two up might benefit from the upgrade.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-05-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,007
Posted By r3mac
JVB Coming down from Boston, a quick 2 day...

JVB

Coming down from Boston, a quick 2 day solo effort then two up for 10 days - due to snow days my missus (school teacher) is going to fly into RDU thu am then a off slab ride up to the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2,052
Views: 1,208,286
Posted By r3mac
Absolutely - the idea that a fragile Italian...

Absolutely - the idea that a fragile Italian superbike could accomplish the trip that you took is a huge event in itself. The kudos should be never ending.

I continue to come back to this thread...
Forum: Americas 03-21-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 843
Posted By r3mac
A mate and I plan a trip each year, last year we...

A mate and I plan a trip each year, last year we went up during the first week of June.

Knowing French is a good thing, for the most part we did ok, but there were a couple of times...

Route...
Forum: The Garage 03-11-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,114
Posted By r3mac
I'm on my 4th Volvo and my 3rd wagon. The...

I'm on my 4th Volvo and my 3rd wagon.

The first was a 95 sedan that was fine but couldn't haul much stuff. At the time the ex didn't want a wagon because she didn't want to look like a soccer mom....
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,169
Posted By r3mac
My favorites are smartwool ski socks. They'll...

My favorites are smartwool ski socks. They'll stay up all day long and don't reek and the end of the day.

In fact it's time to go look for another pair.
Forum: Road warriors 11-19-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 799
Views: 147,412
Posted By r3mac
Not really a road bike but a BMW f650. Our...

Not really a road bike but a BMW f650.

Our temperaments just didn't match.
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